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Sheppard Field Texacts Newspaper Archives Apr 24 1943, Page 1

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Sheppard Field Texacts (Newspaper) - April 24, 1943, Sheppard Field, TexasSheppard Heid vol. 2, no. 20 pm s go on duty in Many departments first company assigned to posts throughout Field Sheppard Fields first com Pany of the women a army auxiliary corps swung into action this week when 4<> of the 50 a a enrollees Here were assigned to regular duty in various departments throughout the Field. A a Headquarters offices set up in a building which also houses hot Supply room is bustling with military routine duties under the direction of third officer Edythe see a acs on Page to a Salt More plane a summer uniform done to listed i you re worried about what you can or cannot Wear this summer heres the answer As set oui in Post memorandum no. 25, dated april 20, 1943. First enlisted men will not be permitted to leave the Post wearing tropical worsted uniforms officers style. Eliminated aviation cadets cannot leave the Post except in proper uniform and will not Wear articles of clothing and insignia issued while attending aviation Cadet schools. Pershing Type officers Caps. Either Woolen or Cotton will not be worn with Khaki uniform. Only Cotton Garrison or service Caps May be worn with Khaki uniform non coms and privates first class will Wear Only those chevrons authorized by the Wax department. The chevrons with propeller is not authorized for any of the units of the army air forces and soldiers wearing them Are violating published regulations. The Belt must be of the web Waist Type conforming to the Issue Belt. And buckle Wall be Plain without insignia. Official publication of Sheppard Field Sheppard Field Texas saturday. April 24, May Aster 194a the right to worship Sunrise services Victory stage sunday april 25,1943�?7 a. M. Order of worship prelude. Anthems a god so loved the world invocation. Hymn a flow in the grave he Lay scripture Reading. Hymn a the Day of resurrection the easter prayer anthems a Gloria from the 12th mass the easter message a immortality despite crosses and tombs chaplain c. In peace hymn a Christ the lord is risen today Arr. From Lyra David a Benediction chaplain in a. Sinderson 2 us a of band Stainer chaplain in Vav. Sinderson Lowry chaplain a. M. Parve smart chaplain w. T. Doting Mozart Early easter service from Victory stage special music feature of religious event a Christ the lord is will be the theme of the Mammoth easter Sunrise service to be held at the v factory stage tomorrow morning at 7 of clock when countless Sheppard Field soldiers will gather to worship and renew their Faith in one of the four freedoms of our democracy the right to worship As they choose. The service planned by Sheppard Field chaplains will include special easter vocal selections by a choir of soldiers and nurses of Sheppard Field and civilians from Wichita Falls under he direction of pvt. Jack m. I ignore 302d see Early easter Page la a Tai. More Cuin a promotions for ten officers promotions were announced this week for ten Sheppard Field officers which brought Majora Gold leaves to three captains double bars to four first lieutenants and Silver bars to Threa second lieutenants. Named to the rank of major were captains Ezra r. Frost 4th academic group. Vernon c. Stehr 163rd station Hospital and Arthur a. Whitlach 162nd station Hospital. Chaplains named As captains were lieutenants Al t. Sealey Warner Al Holmgren and j. F. Smeltzer. It. Al l. Amer of the dental corps was also promoted to Captain. New first lieutenants Are Jim b Norton and Martin o. of the 912th pm. And John w. Baldwin of the 19th aviation pictorial of the week a for super bombers the flight engineers school opened monday with ten enlisted men beginning classes. When they leave Here with second lieutenants commissions or technical sergeant ratings they will probably be the most thoroughly trained or All Aai flying combat personnel. Iii this picture strip Are shown the Heads of toe school and a Model makers Conception of the flight Engineer s control station aboard new giant super bomber. U a it. Wray w. Dudley assistant and maj. Joseph la. Frost director of the flight engineers school Here discus training arrangements. Fart of the course will be conducted in four engine bombers modified to flying classrooms with sly synchronized control stations aboard cacti plane. A Model big Ilder a Conception of the control station is shown above Center. Top civilian in the program is Norman a. Pierson former aeronautical Engineer with Lockheed. In combat flight engineers will handle All mechanical control except those used for mane vering the huge bombers

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