Second Lieutenant Alice P. Binford was a dispensary nurse on the base. According to the station hospital roster, she had been promoted to first lieutenant and was one of the five remaining nurses on the base before its closing. According to the Dozier nurse newsletter from LAAB of March 15, 1947, she had reported from TAAF to LAAB in July 1946 or thereafter.
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