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Blytheville Army Air Corps News (Newspaper) - October 6, 1943, Blytheville, Arkansas j r BLYTHEVILLE ARMY AIR CORPS NEWS VOLUME TBX ARMY AIR CORPS dAlly except tn tbr interest ol the of the Army Air Ad Two Engine Flying ot by courier K the ol the Air Physical Training Will Prove Of Lasting Benefit To Soldier men in the postwar live longer and slay in better health because ol the M training they received while In the Tills Is the firm belief of Ralph veteran physical instructor recently assign ed to duly here with the Special Service And he bases his upon over 20 years of study of physical education and its re Everybody needs he even the crippled ami the In civilian hie we dont get enough of Weie to busy earn ing money that we dont take the time to keep those human engines In good Its a different story in the man has to get out regularly nnd And this required physical training is going fo be of lifelong benefit to the officer mid Ihe You wait and see if Im not Sergeant Smith is a fine example of his gospel that scientific body building Is one of the portant things in any mans he Is heavily sinewed without musclebound and can move agilely as a He is dy and capable of performing great feats of particular ly with his little In he Is willing to bet that he can as much weight with his little finger as any oilier man on the field can with one Before reporting Sergeant Smith was the noncom In charge of all physical training at the Club at Miami and gained national renown by taking officers some of them only three or four years and milking acrobats out of Relying upon his way with and his study of body lie gained the of his class Of then began frightening their mothers and fathers by toss ing them high in the always catching them ot balancing them on one held them high above his and helping and i Mamma and Poppa suffered as but their after the first few days of enjoyed themselves hugely and soon developed supple and unusual Sergeant He knows the secret of developing childrens Most parents handle their kids he They pamper em and keep their muscles soft Never hurt a but help him build his playing with him in a natural Dont The Sergeant is particularly in in the physical training of children and adolescents because he remembers vividly what a weak ling he was as a child and doesnt want to see other kids go through the same Until I was my brother licked the heck out of me every says the And It was small I weighed less a hundred pounds and had missed three of school be cause of When I was I started loafing around nt the Al Ernest the physical Instructor fook nn interest In me and worked to develop my Within five years I weighed 170 didnt liave nn ounce of fat on was playing on all the YMCA athletic nnd could hold my own with any of Ihe boys the Gym I owe every bit ot It to He knew hls stuff I tell After leaving Smith wrestled nnd boxed during his leisure and spent his days as physical in nt the Riverside Military Academy at where he worked under the supervision of he went to lie was physical director of the YMCA until when lie to Miami nnd organized his own athletic til he entered the Army in After entering the he was ordered to Atlantic where he taught Rough under famed Colonel the Marines master commando teach lie was hen transferred to where stayed until he was ordered What Is his recipe for body build ing its a simple friendly tussle Is the finest body developer there is he It gels every stain inn and and makes a man out ofa h But Smith has to keep his body In with other no one wants to tussle with OCTOBER 1943 A Moment of Peace in Wartime Religion the duties ol war as these Catholic members of the Marine Corps Reserve receive Ihe sacra ment ot Holy Confirmation at Camp Fliers Here Study Huge Chart Of Stars William Gardner Reports From Smyrna William Gardener hns re ported to the Army Air Field from Smyrna Formerly connected with the Highway department nt he enlisted in tlie service Private Gardner has been as signed to duty with Squad Now Wac UP Navy to Army In two world wars is the military career of Edith Warren of Arling in the first world war she was n stationed nt Washington in the bureau of sup plies and Now she is n private in the WAC Something new has been added in training at the Blytheville Army Air For flying officers and fledgling military pilots became familiar with tlie landmarks of the heavens through the study of B2 map of the northern in all constellations and navigation stars from at the to the These constellations nnd bodies arc depicted In whits upon tlie background of a 10foot cir cle on Ihe ceiling of the Army aviators and pilots tobe learn to fly by the stars as they sit in upholstered chairs and study the layout of the stars and ns they ap pear on the celling Of these men receive only nn elementary of landmarks through their study of the They are fliers and arent expected to become ex pert the au nt this station nre deer mined to give pilots most through Ira tiling for combat is possible and they reason an acquaintanceship with the set up of stars certainly wont hurt anyone nnd undoubtedly prove valuable In Radio aids nre scanty In combat and ground check points are out until n pilot is fa miliar with the territory over which lie is So the aviator who hns even n fundamental knowledge ol Ihe skies certainly should find plenty of opportunity to turn that knowledge to account on bombing So far as is known this is the first experiment of its kind in the United And it lias proven a worthwhile for officers cadets have interested themselves In the CEiling and have studied it They have learned the names of he IB cancellations depleted In the cell ing map and have learned the lo cation of the navigation stars ns they sat In comfort in the rooms soft The chart is only one of the the War ful short wave capable of picking up broadcasts from Berlin and oilier distant There Is a complete library of the aviation and technical mag Intelligence and in addition to one large world map which reaches from the ceiling to the floor on one of the there are strategical maps of nil battle These features were nil planned ns part of the program to Pre par for IN THE CHANCERY COURT FOR THE DISTRICT AtlS S Lew Edith Vest Plaintiff v James Carl WARNING ORDER The James Carl is warned to appear in the cery Court for Ihe Mississippi Arkan within 30 days and the complaint of the j my us clerk of Enid court and the thereof on this the 29lh day of September HARVEY By c Scal for Graham ad SUBSCRIPTION RATES ON The California condor is the largest flying bird of the north em Have a Coke Happy Days or how to feel at home m the Bahamas they say in Nassau when they warn to make you Its a happy but no more so than the one the American soldier has made says and hes as quickly understood in as New Flora the poles to the CocaCola stands for the that tj become the American friendliness round he world Of tHE BLYTHEVILLE COCACOLA BOTTLING COMPANY Coke CocaCola Its natural COT popular names I to acquire friendly I Thats why you hear I CocaCola colled Technician Badges For 112 One hundred and twelve I men of lie Army Air qualified this week for the AAF Technicians The i silver wreath with bars Ihe wearers proficiency In one or more of 24 technical The current awards cover several types of technicians Airplane Link Trainer radio operator and radio AACS radio airplane parachute weather forecaster mid ob and teletypewriter To qualify for a technicians badge an enlisted man must meet two He must be a graduate of an AAP technical school or an authorized civilian contract or he must have demonstrated to his organization commander his capabilities as a I mined worker In a specialists In a GI must have six months actual service In the AAF in the duties required of the tech ute the men who have for the their spe and their In lie 700h Squadron Radio me Staff John Brill James Raymond Technical Forrest Thomas me Ivic In the 320tli Squadron Airplane Anthony Augus Technical Waller Perry Paul Raymond Albert Constantly Mastir Calvin Roland Paul John Randall Earl E William Mowery Roland Dom inick Mamone Harry John McDonough John Technical William James E Airplane James C William Parachute Staff An gelo Radio mechanic and Arthur John Master Edgar Radio me John n the Third Weather Squadron Detachment Weather forecaster and Master Joseph Staff Frank J Robert William Teletype writer Lloyd B In the Third Airways Communi cation Radio radio AACS spe Technical Harold N AACS radio specialist Staff Frank R Staff William Roland John ONeal Radio mechanic Staff Francis Corp Roland In and ters the 26th Link Trainer Frank Carl Charles Pvt Michael J Technical Sergt John w Pvt Clark Technical Sergt Mark Staff Francis Donald Flem Leonard Leonard Sergt Robert Staff Harry o Earnest Hadley James Sergt Theodore Robert Staff Peter W Kech Franklin SerEt Frederick Frank Irving Pvt William Staff Robert William Mansfield Staff Oscar Sergt Karl Technical Lurry Guy Phillips Robert Cora Peter A TD Fire Fighting Technique Will Be Shown At Field Friday Afternoon How to put out every type of fire that endangers life nnd prop erty be demonstrated Friday at 3 PM at the Army Air Field ns the climax of Fire Prevention It will be the second stration held on the parade grounds behind the and the fields fire chief is an even more dramatic display of the fighting A shack thrown up for the purpose will be ignited by gasoline nnd firemen in as suits will show the quick est and way of putting the flames All the fire equipment of the department will be shown in ac from the 750 gallon pumper trucks to the smallest Over nn amplifying system an exper firefighter will explain ev ery phase of the demonstration to the assembled enlisted and civilian During this week the drills and displays of fire prevention work will A film illustrating the terrible cost of fires to the national war effort and the meth ods of eliminating fire hazards is being for showing at the Post Unique Wrestling Bout Set Technical Ralph Smith of the Physical Training De wili wrestle classification clerk and amateur heavyweight grap in a feature attraction at the Blytheville Army Air Fields gym Sergeant Smith has agreed to wrestle Corporal al lowing tlie corporal to use any holds he while the sergeant lies flat on his back and uses i his Sergeant Smith has a long amateur and professional wrestling experience behind J This unique match will take place on the smile card with six boxing The first begins at in the outdoor ring next to the Post it will be the final part of Ihe program for the Spe cial Services regional conference held here yesterday and Knows His Appetite NEW Elizabeth isnt going to cook for her husband any more she doesnt want him to go when she petitioned for separate support from Mario Go she voluntarily handed over Radon Book David Technical Earnest Master Milton Staff Roy Technical Master Sergt Adam Technical SergO Claude Master Lewis Staff Sergt Harold Staff Sergt Patrick Staff Sergt William Master Sergt Ray staff Leonard Radio Cart Lewis Radio Stanley Moch Radio operator radio Technical Charles AACS radio Staff Kenneth Edward L Lonis Quaranta Robert Radabaugh Corp John Harring do you want to know In this column a veteran of years of experience In all the noncommissioned officer grades answers questions on Army tradition and comment and ques tions arc Address com to the Public Re lations Army Afr Send in your By PETER Warrant Officer JG NMB What class of supplies con Class 1 supplies 1 supplies consist of Held Rations O and Field A corresponds in general to the peacetime garrison ration and Is generally Being it is not suitable as reserve Field Ration B is the same as field ration A except non perishable tutes replace per T li 1 s ration is suitable for re serve In words can ned and dried foods are for fresh Field Ration C is n balanced ration in Each ra tion consists of three cans of pre pared meals and vegetables and Waraksa three cans of and soluble As this radon Is not it Is suitable for use as a unit or as mi Individual Field Ration D consists of three chocolate bars per It is a ra tion and in suitable for use as an individual An Army ration consists of suf ficient food to feed one The A ration is issued daily to all divisions and other units not actively engaged with the In battle one of the nonperishable rations or combinations of ration and D are issued fs here a prescribed maxi mum tonnage for various types of Army The of any of is determined by the following factors The outcome of the operation engaged in by troops being served distance to be covered amount of transportation available character and condition of roads and relative need and urgency existing for the supplier is the Army definition of effectives and The term effectives to soldiers who are treated and returned for combat Non effectives are who are to he evacuated as a result of dis Both terms are used by the medical And both apply to cither humans and ani What are surgi I cal and convalescent hospitals They are mobile hospitals established In the zone o temporary to casualties received from the various combat mills they j What is the bei mid Station hospi tals General nnd station hospitals arc fixed located in thu communications General hos give definitive treatment to all classes of cases within ihe the ater of Station hospi tals serve only the troops in tha limited area In which they are lo station hospitals arc some times called fixed What are lines of communi Lines of communications art the network of and roads which lead Into the combat zone from administrative establishments located in the com zone or in the zone of the WARNING IN THE CHANCERY COURT CHICK DISTRICT COUNTY AR 8383 Frances Louise The defendant Frances Louise is hereby warned to appear within thirty days in the court named in the caption hereof and answer the complaint of the plain tiff Dated this 5th day ot Clerk By Eldora Graham for art Seal 10032027 Try our Own Made Ice Cream Die 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