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Sheppard Field Texacts (Newspaper) - April 03, 1943, Sheppard Field, TexasA indoor sports. Sheppard Fiel official Pitr location of Sukiyaki Field vol. 2, no. 17 free former infantry line sergeant and flying Cadet Elini Inee sgt. Clarence j. Olson 419th Ash Lert is the third a a Mechanic of the his rating a Umit the first perfect score to appear in the contests. Here he tells pvt. Everett Sears tfx acts staff writer about ids 25 months in the army. V. Former infantryman a Eliminey sgt. J. Olson is a of month a perfect score of too gave sgt. Larence j. Olson 41.itll ass. The third Tex acts Mechanic of the month award members of the faculty Board announced Friday. An old infantry line sergeant eliminated from fixing training because he a just learn to Fly 27-Yeai-old Olson a former livestock dealer of Granville 111., leeches perfect ratings on a full months work for academics military efficiency and general deportment. Closest rivals for the no. I Mechanic selection were pets. Elan c. Odem and Stuart d. Wattles both of the filth iss who were rated at 96. Olson a unusual situation of being a sergeant studying beside privates in the air plane mechanics school at Sheppard Field is due to his former infantry Serge Ancy appointment in the 33rd division at Camp Forrest Tenn. A Stocky freckled face Soldier with a Quick Grin Olson had Long wanted to Fly but his elimination As a flying Cadet squashed that dream six months ago at Tulare alif., where he was in his primary phase of flying training. Special official orders have maintained his three Stripe rating while attending air plane mechanics classes Here. Olson has 25 months of service behind him�?13 in infantry 5 As an aviation Cadet 3 on official air forces furlough and four in the aft to. This week end Olson will a go the rounds a of Wichita Tali movies cafes recreation and night spots with miss Zelda White Small blonde and Lovely of Wichita tails. Next work see Mech of month. Page la khakis again if you done to believe it Spring a a Here is proof. According to Post memorandum no. 20, the wearing of Cotton khakis or Wool of uniform is optional. And this started april i. This applies to either the Post or downtown and the Only exception is that at ceremonies but one Type of uniform will he worn the Type prescribed by the organizations commander. Few qualify for advanced College work physics and mathematics prove stumbling Block the army specialized training program selection Board has uncovered very few qualified applicants for the advanced level College training in civil electrical and mechanical engineering. Maj. Tony l. Cutter president of the Board said thursday. A the present requirement of a year of College physics and mathematics through differential calculus has proved to be an obstacle for men with less than three years of major Carter explained. This requirement does not apply to applicants for other Fields of specialized training such As psychology Medicine languages military government and other subjects he pointed out. Enlisted men not tested in the first series will be examined soon. Requirements. Requirements for the primary or lower level specialized training Are a act rating of to or Over see qualify Page la a Luke More pain a 465 men affected by new ratings ratings for enlisted personnel at Sheppard Field were announced april i which affected Only 465 men one of the smallest promotion orders in Many months. This however was the first Field promotion since ratings were Frozen four months ago. The 2nd academic group led the list with 276, including 23 is Aff sergeants. 72 sergeants and Isi corporals. The 4th tech school group reported promotions for to see promotions Page la new streamlined academic program moves am students april fools Day developed into a mass moving Day i huns Day As approximately two thirds of the technical students Here changed squadrons to activate a new class plan Pegram which will promote efficiency in the school and squadrons and result in healthful benefits for students. Under the new system All Stu ? i dents in individual technical school Squadron will be attending k Chi i clasps during the same shift Hgt a la eliminating the effects of soldiers in a Barracks rising or retiring to go to or come from classes while others Are sleeping. Each Squadron will be operating on Only one shift at a time not three As in the former class plan. One shift soldiers will remain on the shift they were in March 23 until april 7, when the 1st shift 12 Midnight to 7 a. In rotates its men to the 3rd shift 4 p. In to to p. In and the 3rd shift students rotate to the 2nd shift 8 a. In. To 3 p. In. It sixty three students xviii be named to each class each Day from each Squadron. Each student will attend Only one class a Day through 13 technical school phases of eight Days each. Six Days of training will be tor Field training in the two air plane mechanics bivouac. It. Col. Bruce von g. Scott director of the technical school organized the new class plan which col. Glass takes newly created inspector Post Sheppard Field now has seven met the approval of col. H. B. Lull colonels since the arrival Claggett Post commander and his week of col. Edward l. see Stream line Page in Glass from Washington d. C., to assume the newly created position of air inspector. A native of Pennsylvania colonel Glass graduated from the United states military Academy at West Point in 1914, being commissioned a second lieutenant in the cavalry. I in served in world War i As a military observer with the British expeditionary forces and a French division. In later years he was Mil Italy a Situ Mir birth Phi col. Pease Coes to new station genial it. Col. Phillips p. Pease executive officer of the station Hospital left yesterday for an air base Post in North Carolina after being connected with the Sheppard Field Hospital for More than 15 months. Ile is being succeeded by j it. Col. Clarence ii. Boswell chief. / of medical service who becomes attache of the u. S. Legation in i executive officer of professional Panama and served in Guatemala services. After a succession of promotions colonel Pease a native of Charlie was made a full colonel in Jan Don Ohio has been i Reserve Oft uary 1941. As air inspector colonel Glass will supervise the activities of All station inspectors at this Field As Well As review the technical training program and facilities. Cer since 1929 and when col. Richard Elvins former commanding officer of the station Hospital was transferred last August was acting head of the Hospital until the arrival of col. H. La. Fisher. Exacts pictorial of the week Otis Spring a Nice work a a Georgia a crackers a

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