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Movie goers pack the F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo., theater April 25, 2015. The theater held a grand reopening after being closed for more than a month for refurbishment. The base exchange and the 90th Force Support Squadron marked the event with a free, advance showing of a major Hollywood movie. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez)

Movie goers pack the F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo., theater April 25, 2015. The theater held a grand reopening after being closed for more than a month for refurbishment. The base exchange and the 90th Force Support Squadron marked the event with a free, advance showing of a major Hollywood movie. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez)

Retired Master Sgt. Vincent Gomez and his grandchildren were the first customers to enters the newly reopened theater April 25, 2015, on F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo. More than 600 people were present for the reopening of the theater. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Malcolm Mayfield)

Retired Master Sgt. Vincent Gomez and his grandchildren were the first customers to enters the newly reopened theater April 25, 2015, on F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo. More than 600 people were present for the reopening of the theater. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Malcolm Mayfield)

The theater on F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo., reopened April 25, 2015, after replacing their carpets and chairs. The theater was closed for over a month due to the improvement. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Malcolm Mayfield)

The theater on F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo., reopened April 25, 2015, after replacing their carpets and chairs. The theater was closed for over a month due to the improvement. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Malcolm Mayfield)

F.E. WARREN AIR FORCE BASE, Wyo. -- The F.E. Warren theater reopened, after being closed for improvements, April 25, 2015, with more than 600 people present.

While the 76 year old theater was closed for refurbishment, the carpet and chairs were replaced along with adjustments to the stages curtains.

"The carpet, curtain and chairs have seen a lot of wear and tear over the years and were in need of replacement," said Staff Sgt. Derrick Williams, 90th Force Support Squadron.

Various organizations worked on the improvements of the base theater; the 90th Civil Engineer Squadron and the 90th FSS were two of the units involved.

"I feel that the new adjustments have made a huge impact on quality and appearance of the facility," Williams said.

With changes still yet to have been made, many Airmen welcome the new changes.

"[The chairs] use to be all torn up but now they seem really clean and [feel] comfortable," said Airman 1st Class Lawrence Whatley, 37th Helicopter Squadron aviation resource manager. "I think it makes the movie theater look a lot better and it makes me want to go there more often."

The theater is open Fridays through Sundays and upcoming movies are listed in front of the base theater a week in advance and can also be found here.