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Sheppard Field Texacts (Newspaper) - August 14, 1943, Sheppard Field, TexasShippard Field official publication of Sheppard Field vol. 2, no. 36 Sheppard Field Texas saturday August 14, 1943 free Post pastry shop will be erected soon you re in the army now.52 for officers ordered Here 3 Ojel m y wac mess attendants at Sheppard Field last week looked at the dehydrated food shown at left and wondered How they could make it edible. Counterclockwise it is Tomato powder beef Beans beets apples and Sweet potatoes. Center they beam Oyer the result. After soaking for two hours and being cooked As usual the dehydrated food looked like tray at right. Again counterclockwise is Apple pie beef loaf baked Beans beet salad Tomato juice and Sweet potatoes. The was did t know they were sitting Down to a Quot dehydrated Quot meal until after the experimental dinner was bake pies cakes Rolls doughnuts for entire Field construction of a new Post pastry shop Large enough to furnish ample pastries for All men on the Field will begin in the near future according to an announcement by maj. Frank j. Maguire Post Engineer who received authorization to build the new bakery this week. The new bakery to be used exclusively for making pies cakes cookies cinnamon Rolls doughnuts Coffee cakes and other pastries will be built on the North end of the general mess office adjacent to the mess warehouse. A the new shop will enable us to serve More pastries than Ever a said it. Col. Roscoe r. Gravit general mess officer who added that pastries Are important not Only for their food values but for the morale of soldiers. The shop will have the latest a aking equipment including w it rotary Type six tray ovens mod a in mixers Power flour sift two pie Doug a rolling May aes refrigerators and Cooling rooms. A Shower room for Bakers will he set up in the building colonel Gravit said. The new shop will be under the supervision of 1st sgt. Lowell b. Darnell presently an inspector in the general mess office Here. He was formerly a supervisor in the pastry shop at Chanute Field 111.insignia contest the technical school will award a $25 War Bond to the am student pre am or graduate who submits an insignia design to be used on aircraft used for training in the school. The Symbol figure or character should reflect and be associated with the activities of this Branch. Submit entries to the office of col. David w. Goodrich director of the technical school in bldg. 844. Colonel Goodrich it. Col. Bruce von g. Scott assistant director of the school and maj. Paul j. Cahier operations officer will act As judges. Individual names for the respective planes will be accepted with submitted insignia designs. Each plane will have its own name All will have the same insignia. Filled with Pride Sheppard Fields 718th wac Post Headquarters company is shown Here immediately after repeating the oath which marked their official and full membership in the United states army. The ceremony was broadcast wednesday Over Wichita Falls radio station Lwft. Capt. J. M. Buckler Post adjutant administered the oath. In the fore ground arc its. Mary v. Hood mess officer Angela in Theresa adjutant and Edythe b. White company commander. Soldier Sage reflects on Friday thirteenth by Cpl. John Fryer yesterday was Friday t h e a East that a what the editors say. Suspicion is an ugly thing thirteenth. This is not exactly True because this is being written on thursday the twelfth so that it can go to press and be distributed on saturday the fourteenth. This May seem a Little complicated. Also it May seem unusually honest. Nevertheless with Friday the thirteenth so close it is necessary to be very very careful now lots of people scoff at this especially when you doubt an editors word and most especially when this doubtful Date is so near at hand. Yet As we said before at times like this it is safest to be honest. So to speak the truth we believe hat exacts has run out of fillers. A a fillers Are those newsy Little items which in a very few lines fill in space by telling you fascinating facts about the Altitude of death Valley if it has any Altitude the proper soil Content for raising petunias the diameter of Mystic Date. They say that there i the nearest planet and so on. On is nothing in it. Lots of people j the other hand we May be wrong belittle Black cats As Well. This about this so we had better carry is foolish. Maybe you Are Posi on. Tive that a Black cat has no unlucky significance. Maybe you the idea of this Experiment according to the editors is to see can name a Hundred people who if this write material will reach Are equally positive. But How about the Black cat is he positive yes this is food for thought. Our readers without mishap. It it appears on saturday in its entirety with each word and punctuation Mark intact Strong Prool we have been thinking about it will have been created in favor for a Long time. We Are going to of the theory that the Black magic Stop now and let you think about of his particular Friday is a Mere it. We re supposed to be writing i myth. About Friday the thirteenth. I therefore we continue to write the paragraphs Are being writ i about this fatal Day in a spirit of ten in an experimental spirit. At 1 continued on Page two army specialized training program reaches new High men sent to army specialized j training program College a a Start units from Sheppard Field this j month will exceed by far the number sent any previous month according to an announcement this week from it. Alvin Lundquist assistant classification officer. An announcement from j Washington says that More than 00,000 men Are now at Asp units j and upwards of 20.000 others will begin the program in the term starting in August. Save More planes engine operation Branch does own overhauling officials of the technical training school announced this week that the engine operation Branch of the am school will now do its own engine overhauling work. I this has been made possible by added equipment and opening of the new engine test building. It. Donald d. Crow Branch director estimated that time taken for overhaul will be Cut three times and in addition will enable students to get invaluable information on the Workings of the Complex appointments include 3 majors i 3 captains 34 i St its. For the third straight week promotions were announced for Sheppard Field officers giving additional rank to 52 men one of the largest promotion orders in Over a year. The order listed three majorities 15 Captain cies and 34 first lie tenancies. Now wearing Gold leaves Are Alfred b. Morganstern Lith mess Roy a. Nelson assistant posts a and George m. Hubbard jr., Post finance officer. Captain cies went to Malcolm h. Hammar 601 to Thomas c. Harper mod. Det. John a. Houston 913th pm David e. Kaye 4th ass up Carrol r. Ogden 5th ass up Oren b. Peterson 3rd try. We. James c. Rutherford 306th to Henry m. Coley assistant special service officer Albert w. Cutler 13th mess Perry a. Ennis 13th mess Floyd w. Etche son med. Det. Clemens r. Aita med. Det. Harold e. Boice 316th ass Henry m. Brookfield jr., 31st try. We. Pullman c. Carr he. And he. Etc. First lieutenants included Charles d. Hyatt jr., assistant special service officer Harold e. Sanderson Etc physical fitness officer James e. Fryerson 163d station Hospital Robert e. Garst 62d air base Loren c. Albright 306th to Jackson m. Batchlor 3d mess up. Christian s. Bauer Tupu Robert a. Betanzo acad. Depot. Walter w. Leakey 601st to. Emil f. Bowers 13th mess Sydn. Arleis l. Bowling 308th to. Theodore a. Bravos 32d try. We. Harold n. Craft 12th mess Donald e. Sangren 303d to Leonard d. Schlachter 316th ass James b. Stanley assistant pm officer Stanley l. Vihtelic 318th ass Alfred g. Villani 311th ass Frank e. Will or 77th mess Charles l. Wilkinson jr., 6th ass up. Ralph a. Malott. 15th mess Marion l. Matherly acad. Depot. Arthur g. Miller 19th aviation Sydn. Minnott s. Updike 14th mess. William a. Pollock acad. Depot. Howard g. Ryder 302d to Ted c. Rytel. 304th to Theodore h. Hyer. 2d acad. Up. Charles c. Jordan acad. Depot. Vernon l. Kemmer. 601st to Dale g. Kesterson 302d to. John j. Kotapish 162d station Hospital Robert e. Kuhl. 315th ass and Frank c. Mcclendon he. And he. Etc. Exacts pictorial of the week.w>4cs try dehydrated Chow

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