Message posted by RickB on January 24, 2013 at 11:56:00 PST:
It is a joke. Apparently the cook worked there for a long time, was kind of a character, and was very well liked by the base personel. Sounds like nobody messed with him - not even senior officers. I believe this same photo is in Peter Merlin's Images of Aviation "Area 51" book.
In Reply to: Please Explain. posted by wheresjanet on January 23, 2013 at 19:15:23 PST: