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Sheppard Field Senator (Newspaper) - August 18, 1961, Sheppard Field, Texas Help others and yourself by a supporting the Aid society fund Campaign v. S. Air Korea aerospace Power for peace safety scoreboard aug. 7 a aug 14 military Pov military All other civilian on duty us of vehicle vol. 13 no. 33 Sheppard technical training Center. Texas Friday. August 18. 1961�?TPov this week prepare the Many air training command o 2 o o o Date of last Pov. April 8 top suggested honoured tomorrow sergeant Wick gets big Check newspaper award1-�?the Quot Sheppard senator the official publication of Sheppard received the department of defense Quot certificate of Merit Quot for the april june Quarter. 1961 maj. Gen Thomas a Moore. Base commander presents the certificate to the senator staff during ceremonies in Center Headquarters. Wednesday. Left to right Are sgt. Frank m. Anderson. Staff photographer. A2c Barbara Lee. Staff writer. A1c Guy Wimberly. Editor. General Moore. Maj. Raymond l. Seidel. Information staff officer. Tsugi. Charles e. Baumgardner. Coic information office and miss Billie Burrell. Information specialist. Sheppard paper awarded armed forces certificate a the Sheppard senator a the official publication of Sheppard has been awarded a special defense department certificate of Merit for the april june Quarter 1961. Among eight service publications receiving the Dod award the a a senator was the Only air Force newspaper. The pacers were selected from More than 1415 official publications produced in the United states and overseas with the a a senator winning in the letterpress stateside class. Merit the winning papers received a Dod certificate of Merit which stated a armed forces press ser paper for the department of defense newspaper award As a positive Factor in promoting efficiency welfare and general morale of personnel through its excellence of Content news interest and effectiveness of this recognition of achievement is awarded each Quarter to outstanding service publications which Are selected for their general attractiveness conformity with journalistic principles and readability for the period. The certificate May be awarded to a publication Only once in a twelve month period. Staff the a a senator during the vice has selected this news period was edited by Alc Guy afas fund drive now in first week the opening gun of the 1961 air Force Aid society fund drive at Sheppard sounded tuesday August 15 and the drive is scheduled to continue through August 31. Key workers As has been the policy in past campaigns a key worker system has been established to insure that All base personnel who desires membership in the official emergency Relief organization have an Opportunity to join. Col. Edward j. Lodell is the project officer for the drive at Sheppard while it. Col. Howard Warren is the project officer at Sac. Membership those joining will receive a membership card for the coming year. A donation of $1 brings a member at Large card. A $5 amount Marks the donor As a Benefactor member. Sustaining membership is $10 or More while an associate membership is achieved by a $25 donation. A donation of at least $50 and less than $500 entitles the donor to life membership. More than $500 entitles the donor to a Patron membership. Collection most of the Money collected at Sheppard stays Here for use in emergency cases. No government funds Are received or used by the air Force Aid society for assistance purposes. Although a goal has not been set for the annual drive it is hoped that those devoting their time to this laudable project will receive too per cent cooperation. B. Wimberly under the supervision of maj. Raymond l. Continued on Page 7 a sgt. Lawrence Wick of Sheppard a 31 is Field train fab fla., will receive a $1.-500 Check Here tomorrow for col. Brown assigned to at in col. John k. Brown jr., Deputy commander of Sheppard is leaving wednesday August 23, for an assignment As inspector general a at Headquarters air training command at Randolph fab Texas. Colonel Brown came to Sheppard As Deputy commander of Sheppard August i 1960, from the Pentagon where he was air Force military advisor to the special assistant for guided missiles office of the director of defense research and engineering office of the Secretary of defense. At Headquarters at colonel Brown succeeds col. Dross Ellis who is to retire from military service in nov. Continued on Page 7 Bronze Star medal awarded to dentist a suggestion on the operation and maintenance of the Kc-97 in flight refuelling system which has saved the air Force an estimated $11.5 million in one year. He will be honoured and presented the Cheek by maj. Gen. Thomas e. Moore base commander at the tech school Parade beginning at 8 a m. On the base Parade ground. The Check resulted from sergeant Wicks winning first place in the fiscal year 1961 air Force wide military suggestion program. By taking the top Overall award sergeant Wicks suggestion will have paid him a total of $2,-600, plus an air Force com Madation medal. Sergeant Wicks suggestion won him $1,000 in last years fiscal year 1960 at military suggestion program and was the commands entry in the air Force wide Competition which recently ended. The suggestion also brought him $100 from the Macdill fab military civilian incentive awards committee in 1959. Commendation medal As a result of this suggestion sergeant Wick was presented the air Force commendation medal Early last year for a meritorious service As an in flight refuelling instructor in correcting design deficiencies in the Kc-97 inflight refuelling system. The citation accompanying the award of the medal tells of his achievement. A while serving in his duty continued on Page 7 Captain Donald e. Williams a dentist in the base Hospital received the Bronze Star med a1 during impressive Cere. Monies conducted monday in the office of col. John f. Sch i Lecter Hospital commander. Captain Williams received the medal for exemplary conduct in ground combat against the armed enemy while assigned As private first class with the 71st infantry december i 1944, in the european theater of operations. He received the combat infantryman badge for the service during the same period of time. His other decorations include the purple heart Good conduct medals the american theater european Middle Eastern african ribbon with three Battle stars world War ii Victory american defense korean service air Force longevity and United nations ribbons. A graduate of Masontown High school Masontown pa., Captain Williams received a doctor of dental surgery degree from the University of Pittsburg in Pittsburg a. He holds membership in the Delta Sigma Delta dental fraternity and american dental association. He has been with the air Force since 1952 having previously served with the United states army. Bronze Start Capi. Donald e. Williams is receiving the Bronze Star medal during impressive ceremonies conducted by col. John f. Schlesier. Commander of the base Hospital. Captain Williams. A dentist in the Hospital received the Bronze Star for exemplary conduct in ground combat against the armed enemy while assigned As private first class with the 71st infantry of the United slates army dec. 1. 1944. In the european theater of citations. /

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