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Sheppard Field Texacts (Newspaper) - December 05, 1941, Sheppard Field, TexasFriday december 5, 1941sheppard Field exacts Page five bulletin All Squadron reporters Are urged to attend a meeting in Public relations office East Wing Post Headquarters 4 p. M. Today. The purpose of the meeting is to inform reporters on matters pertaining to their copy. Your Squadron reports will suffer if you do not attend. He. Amp he. Acts 1st. It. Ernest Morey jr., c. O by but. Julius Sturm a i the big news this week in Headquarters Squadron is the initial Success of our basketball team. Last week at Petrolia they trounced the highly touted 312th school Squadron 3-12, in their first practice game. Our boys ran up 12 Points before their opponents could 1 some of the outstanding men in 1 312th school so. J j int. . Richard l. Walker c. O. I by Rte. Irving Neuwirth i since this is the first Chance for Many of the squadrons to gain a Little recognition we imagine the cows husband is really on the Loose. It is Only natural for the reporters to boast of what their squadrons have done in the past and will do in the future. We of the 312th do not have to brag. It is not necessary for the simple reason that you All know that we were the first Squadron to have $100 Worth of Magazine subscriptions the first to provide our basketball team with uniforms and the first Squadron to crack the front Page of the downtown papers. No we wont brag about that instead we will look at find the Basket. Herb Ballard from Louisville was the outstanding player of the game accounting for 6 Points of the winners score. On the following Friday evening they won their scheduled league opener at Hardin Junior College by beating the Headquarters Squadron a crts 14-11. Coach technical sergeant Gomes has built his team around Small fast men such As Adams Anas Transki and Caballero. It is with this setup that he expects As does the rest of the Squadron to win the Post championship. Every member of the squad in the three weeks of practice has picked up a nickname. They Are As follows a a steamroller Ballard a a hips Dafter a a Fanny Jensen a charge a Ems Baylor a mad russian Anistranski a a bears Brumm. A a Footsie Caballero a Bone crus Era Putzek a griping Gimp Streit Weiser a a Flash Jeter a foul do Adams a a dodgers Rademacher Call Mem close Dunlop the assistant coach and a sleepy coach Gomes. 311 the school so. I Bapt. George k. Berry c. O. I by but. N. Rogers the 311th started out the current basketball season with a 28-lb defeat at tile hands of the 408th. We Are of the belief that it was primarily due to the insufficient practice sessions and we nope our team will be on top at the close of the season. Our deepest and sincerest sympathy is extended corp. Austin c. Kelley whose brother passed away nov. 22. A first sergeant Taylor recently picked ten winners out of ten in the nations major football schedule. And brother that a picking a pm sergeant Fraker in conjunction with lieutenant Roberson is planning to Start a school in military correspondence. This offers an excellent Opportunity to acquaint ones self with the office procedure of the army. Any one interested will please Contact sergeant Fraker in the orderly room. The other morning one of the local Wichita Falls merchants used the expression a a Good Deal a on his radio program. If we Are not mistaken Corporal Murray was the first to use this expression around Here. We would suggest a that the merchant Stop and where they our outfit tame from Kentucky is a Good state to be from no crack intended so Well look at the kentuckians first. In All probability there Are More men from the Blue grass state in the a a fighting 312�?� than in any other Squadron on the Field. Please Send a copy to sen. A a Happy Chandler. Indiana Pennsylvania West Virginia Ohio new Mexico and Texas Are also Well represented. Our Squadron commander it. Richard Lee Walker has his application in for Pilot training. If it goes through he will take the seven months course in Grade and we will lose a Fine Leader but As we All must make sacrifices we console ourself with the thought that another Good Pilot is in the making. 2nd it. Richard e. Garver adjutant hails from the same town As baritone pvt. Phillip Macgregor. They met accidentally and had a session about a their Home 1st sgt. Dan e. Dulaney the youngest first sergeant on the yield and at one time the youngest in the army celebrated his 21st birthday dec. 3rd. We Hope we re with you on your next Danny and we a a ainu to just a roofing a 312th copyrighted i 313th school so. 1st. La. John a. Beckham c. O. By but. Eugene it. Collins officer Cess. At Soi m mat Carli sent a a a staged Rostrum diam so Nof go haps m it real guard mount put on Lith for tire Benefit of the Hool was termed a Suc though there were a few the entire mount put on this by the Way irked out primarily by it. J. Rivero with the As of sergeant Simons Rou know that pvt. Bill lit or of the Squadron a once a Cadet at West ire chances that fur cd be Given to those who their applications turn i a a a a a it a a a a a with col. E. C. Black Post commandant maj. J. Greer Post adjutant capt. Paul g. Dolan first provisional group supervisor 1st it. John a. Peckham Squadron commander 1st it. Gerald v. Post Squadron adjutant 2nd it. Edward s. Fraser Squadron Supply officer and mayor Fitzgerald of Wichita Falls invited As the honoured guests the 313th school Squadron held its initial non commissioned officers banquet at the Wichita Falls country club last evening. When each member and guest had been seated at his place which was indicated by a Clever photostatic copy program 1st sgt. Donald h. L. Chambers called the Roll. Immediately following this Post chaplain Baechler gave the invocation. This was followed by the allegiance to the Flag and a Toast to the Squadron. After dinner had been served a Brief period of entertainment was enjoyed and chaplain Baechler concluded the program by giving Benediction. The Squadron is grateful for the time and service Given by technical sergeant Carr staff sergeant Johnson staff sergeant Cope sergeant Bowlin and Corporal Serpento. Members of the program committee. Technical sgt. Ralph h. Carr who has t a a with 313th school Squadron since its formation last May in the capacity of assistant to capt. Paul g. Dolan first provisional group supervisor left monday morning on detached service for love Field Dallas tex., to assume the duties of Post sergeant major. The 313th was the first Sheppard Field school Squadron to receive a membership in the one Hundred per cent club of the american red Cross. The a a fighting a 313th softball team winners of the first provisional group softball league walloped the 417th with a score of 16-7 Friday evening in the Field play off at the stockade Diamond. As a result of this win they ended the season in third place. The newly formed basketball team used the entire squad of fifteen men in an easy win Over the 314th, 15-9 last monday evening at Hardin Junior College. I 314th school so. I it. . la Ken it gun c. Of j by pc. Christopher Fassnacht f _------------------------------------4. Wednesday evening nov. 26, at the gayly decorated knights of pythias Hall officers and men with their wives and guests danced to the music of the nations top bands. Minutes raced into hours that made the evening Short in time but Long in enjoyment. It was a great Success and already demands for a repeat performance Are swelling from the 162 voices of the Squadron. Present arms am ratings go to the following men of the 314th am Lei Harold w. Powell Lemoyne l. Bishop Harold c. Dailey Earl m. Goodrich Ralph e. Shaw Benjamin f. Wade. Am 2el�?forrest j. Bailey John h. Barnes John f. Clark Jack w. Gibson . Haak Virgie l. Henry Dillard r. Jackson Rue Ben w. Keck Donald g. Kettle Tommy King John Kotarski John w. Matanowski Robert t. Of Brian William h. Peters Russell a. Rood James h. Sprouse. Theron w. Whitfield. Somebody said they saw Supply sgt. Sidney ii. Miller at Vernon last saturday night. Checking through the 201 file we found that it was True. His Story is that his family was in the midst of moving to fort world. But the Way the sergeant floored the gals at the Squadron dance we have a Hunch that it is not his family that has been the four Star attraction in Vernon. Also found in the Barracks under pre payday quarantine were night howls Raymond d. Vaughn Walter a. Miluski and Samuel a. Burchfield All sergeants. Corp Benjamin f. Wade has a Good Story about a cat. It sounds like a lot of bunk to us and we still claim that the Corporal is All wet on that score. Pvt. Lucian c. Fendley is getting a coat of polish. According to him Bis Arm is so sore now he wont be Able to swear for a week. Hats off to basketball coach and air corps Cadet pvt. Leroy Etz Sheppard Field cadets visit Ler. A a grand vacation with pay a says private Etzler but the collection Sheet department claims he would have made More Money if he were redlined. I 315th school so. 1st. It. Joshua j. Evans o. O. By but. Clemens Kowalczyk our first sergeant we. J. Bir Mele was born in Honolulu h. I., july 4, 1917. His parents Are Captain and mrs. Albert Birmeier. His father persuaded him to try army life. Sergeant Birmeier likes it and professes that it is eminently agreeable with him. He joined the army air corps on March 28, 1936, at Moffet Field Calif. Later in 1939, he won Scholastic honors at air corps training school Lowry Field. He was appointed first sergeant of the 35th school Squadron on june i 1941. His Home town is Redwood City Calif. He will be married to miss Ana Louise Stransky of Clarkson neb., at cd cd son on december 28, 1941. Congratulations and felicitations sergeant add wedding Bells come Xmas for privates Coats and klute. Pvt. Bill a club car Shafer has permission from his Mother to get married. His plaintive query is. A whom shall i marry a private a a Mike Morrow says that when Home on furlough hell wait out in his front Yard for an hour or so before meals. He does no to want to disrupt his Sheppard Field routine. Pvt. A a Butch Suponsic who almost single handed put our softball team into a second place tie in the first provisional tournament continued his Good work by pacing our basketball team to its first Victory in its first game last week. He hails from Luzerne penn., where in High school he won letters in football baseball and basketball. Keep it up Butch. Sergeant Purdy a whom did you see when you were Home on your furlough a sergeant Fuller a my girl Friend. And her pvt. Daugherty the Casanova from Uniondale ind., this week rated a phone Call from a girl he a never seen. All the Way from Scooba miss., too. Ten states ranging from new Jersey to Texas Are represented by members of our basketball team. 4 a a a a a a 318th school so. Int it. P. K. Kinsley c. O. By but. Tlene Garrett staff sgt. We. R. Hass jr., was married to miss Lucille Robertson at the parsonage of the first presbyterian Church in Wichita Falls sunday nov. 30. The ceremony was a simple one with Only the attendants of the bridal couple present. Sgt. John Edwards of 317th school Squadron acted As Best Man for ser continued on Page 6 Wichita Falls merchants. 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