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Sheppard Field Texacts (Newspaper) - December 5, 1941, Sheppard Field, Texas Page six Sheppard Field exacts Friday december 5 1941 Squadron squibs continued from Page 5 Geant Hass while miss Christine Dyer was bridesmaid for miss Robertson. Sergeant and mrs. Hass plan to make a Short trip to new Orleans during the Holiday season and will make their Home in Wichita Falls after the first of the year. Sergeant Hassos Home was in san Angelo Texas and mrs. Hasse parents reside in Vernon. First sgt. James e. Brown jr., returned to duty with this Squadron saturday nov. 29. He has been absent on ten Days emergency furlough to Elm Grove la. Mesdames Jessie f. Griffin and p. G. Williamson entertained a group of eight men from the 318th j school Squadron at their Burkburnett Home for sunday dinner nov. 30. The following men or the boys have applied. We will have to Start a new service record. Sergeant Riddick left on furlough monday and during his absence sergeant Crissafuli will act As first sergeant. The 62nd has received 36 selectee from Camp Grant 111. The boys Are full of questions concerning the Field and Wichita Falls. Donations were accepted for membership in the red Cross monday morning and we Are very proud of our Squadron. We now belong too per cent. Several of the men Start on furlough this week and we Hope they enjoy this Well earned vacation. Home cooking will really be a Good treat. The air mechanics exams were supposed to have been taken tuesday but the latest Rumor is that they will be postponed until the first of the year. A great num Hoffman Oscar Acciavatti and Anthony Berens Corporal Anthony White Thomas Deal George i Ieline and Doyle Richardson. S. Sgt. Charles Ross Supply sergeant for the Squadron wishes that someone would suggest a Way that he might distinguish Between his assistants. Corp. Stanley Bain pvt. Stanley George and pvt. Earl Stanley All work in his office and the similarity of names often causes a great Deal of confusion among the three cadets. Were invited first sgt. John j. Call s. Sets. Robert m. Frit tier James Colhouer and James b. We Hite sets. Philip Rowe and William Mcewan jr., corp. Finis Anderson and pvt. Charles h. Lind. It Quot a. I he. Amp he. 70th a i 1st. It. Joseph a. Carey c. O. J j by corp. Kiel re m. Liny a this being our inaugural column we have a lot to write. First we want to Welcome wholeheartedly the first appearance of the Post paper three rousing cheers Huzzah and a warm and Hearty handshake. While in a welcoming mood lets say a hello and Welcome to the 27 new men that transferred from the 76th material Squadron Over to us. Private first class Arthur left this morning for his Home in Hymers ind., on a furlough. Here a hoping he has a Nice time. Also on furlough is private burlier to Venedy 111. Speaking of Hope they All make Good grades the 421st school Squadron was Lucky last week and beat us at basketball but we expect the next game to Tell a different tale. We need More support from the Squadron so lets get to these games and give the boys a cheer. A sergeant Bloom of he amp he Squadron who was recently transferred into the 62nd is now the squadrons Supply sergeant. Nmn a to a a a pm to. T i he. Amp he. Sq., a crts i Cunt. Frank k. Bartlett c. O. By corp. A. A Achterberg privates Donahue Johnson and Obermiller represented Headquarters Squadron in a group of men who were transferred to the 313th Materiel Squadron Miami Fla. Supervising the men in route were it. Ronald Tomblin and staff sgt. David Volk. To make room for fifty selectee who a gratefully failed to show up at the expected time Barracks 734 was added to the Squadron. Staff sergeant Johns is chief of furloughs did you Fellows realize the new Barracks. In charge of that your 1st sgt Arden j. Butler is having More than his share of headaches trying to please everybody in their furlough desires so if you done to get exactly what you want Stop and think before you Gripe. Ifs a hard Job to satisfy everyone at once and Butler is coming As close to it As is humanly possible. The Irish have always been a hard race to beat into submission but sergeant Riley surrendered and is now a Soldier husband and provider. He has the sincerest and Best wishes of the entire Squadron. On the q. T. I think a. J. B. Is about ready to a throw in the Towel and take orders from a new sgt. Kenny Bloom transferred to the 62nd Materiel As Supply sergeant. Sgt. Richard e. Hansen finally got his wish and is at Ellington Field Tex., As a Bombardier aviation Cadet. We re sorry to lose them both and to them we say a Cheerio and the Best of we have a basketball team lets All get behind and show them that we have Squadron spirit watch your local bulletin boards for games. There were a lot of promotions made these past few months to list them would be too big a Job and take too much space. So collectively to each and every one a congratulations and Good some kind of a record has just been a Hung up in he. Amp he. Squadron. It seems that we have 33 selectee and of the 33, 32 of them Are from the state of Illinois. The a a Odds Man is from Michigan. All started their military service at Camp Grant 111 lets All get together and make this column one of the Best if not the Best. Send me your contributions. Ill need All that i can get. 62nd air base so. Copt. Bale d. Abraham c. O. By la pc. Harris Winogrond first sgt. James w. Riddick is the proud father of a baby boy. The sergeant passed out cigars and received the congratulations of the entire 70th air base group. It looks like the office personnel the boys Are Corporal Berryhill and sergeant Hogue. The usual comments a the extra space is Fine except when it is time to a police staff sgt. David Roberts was recently transferred from acts to a crts and is now the a Man of the reason he is in charge of furloughs and discharges. Non coms Are now proudly displaying evidence of their rank. Certificates were Given out to All who have received their ratings at Sheppard Field. The personnel office has its own a a Caterpillar club a namely those who have a bailed out of chairs by Tilting backward too far. Charter members include the writer staff sergeant Johnson and pfc. Cutler. J 401 St school so. J int. . I111m la. C Avalo c. O. By but. Kelp i Murray it was wedding Bells for s. Sgt. Albert e. Forkey mess sergeant for the 401st school Squadron last wednesday. On that Date staff sergeant Forkey was United in marriage to miss Melba l. Bed Narz of san Antonio Tex. The nuptials were celebrated at 7 30 p. In. In the Home of the brides parents. Pvt. Clifton Meyer served his Friend As Best Man. Following the wedding the couple left on a honeymoon tour covering the state of Texas. Upon their return they will reside at 2804 l ave. The red Cross Roll Call returns to Date place the 401st school Squadron first in he replacement training Center. It has an enrolment of 95 per cent. The newly organized �?o77 Riding club held an election of officers at the last meeting. Pvt. Ralph Murray was elected president tvs. George Twomey vice president and pvt. Franklin Smith Secretary. The following cadets received non commissioned officers ratings effective the first of this month staff sergeant Fred Young and Albert Forkey sergeant Walter Bradbury Jack Masterman Richard Symth Harvey Matte Jack 402nd school so. Jap. Berry Ila Monger c. O. I it by but. Alfred j. Schwartz the 402nd school Squadron has four men applying for officers training school. Pets. Holly w. Bartlett and James l. Day jr., Are waiting for their appointments to enter the lying Cadet school. Pvt. Stanley f. Cummings is to take navigation training while pvt. Giles c. Avriett is waiting for his appointment to engineering school. The appointments for these men to the various schools Are pending at the flying Cadet examining Board of Sheppard Field. The basketball team of the 402nd school Squadron is Well under Way even though the team has not been Able to practice to any extent because of the Lack of facilities. Nevertheless sgt. George h. Allen a. And r. Offi Leer for the 402nd school squad of j Ron and pfc. Dulan l. Day coach of the basketball team predict a Brilliant future for the team. Even though the 402nd school Squadron lost its first game to the 401st school Squadron nov. 26, they held the score to 12-16. The Well drilled team of the 401st school Squadron played a Good game. We Salute them and Hope to play them again in the near future. 403rd school so. . It. Ii. K. Snyder c. O. By but. Bovid la. Louy fled the 403rd school Squadron welcomes 1st it. Ii. E. Snyder As its new commanding officer. Lieutenant Snyder comes to Sheppard Field from Jefferson Barracks to. He replaces our former commander it. Fletcher b. Pope who is now Squadron adjutant. It. Jonathan r. Cunningham has been made Supply officer for the Squadron. Permanent location was established for the 403rd school Squadron after a Busy moving Day Friday nov. 28. Personnel and equipment were transported a a bodily to the new quarters area cx., third Street Between avenues g and h. The Squadron extends a Best of Luck to pets. Robert Masterson Bill Hughes Billy Williams and Joe Grayshaw who have been transferred to the 405th school Squadron. Continuing their winning stride he 403rd�?Ts basketball team won its first game of the Field playoff by smashing the 318th school Squadron 23-10. The 403rd goes on the court tonight to tangle in passing the members of the j starting lineup for softball team sincerely thank eve game was As follows the initial cry Man who cheered them on to Victory and Hope that the basketball squad will receive As much support. In Barracks 615 there seems to be a contest to catch All sleep talkers. Sunday night found pets. John Hennessey Sam Simmons and Joe Farnstrom added to the Roll. The Way private Hennessey talked it must have been a a girl of his the Drill instructors school is training excellent men. If its a question in Drill the instructors know the answer. Our Squadron is expecting to move to area dwt within the next few Days. The do area will be the permanent site for our Squadron. The 404th Supply Section has been commuting Between the temporary and permanent areas to take care of the new men and is doing a great Job. Corp. Paul Dilkon and his Side kick pvt Delmer Thompson Are holding Down the pvt. Robert g. Kornick Captain guard pvt. Walter Heim guard pvt. Roland Hall Center pvt. George Couston and pvt. Raymond Burgess forwards. Reserves Are corp. Leo Zarecky Center pvt. William Flatley Ani pvt. Richard Lee forwards and pets. Edwin Masinter Robert Harper and Robert Thomas guards. Beginning last tuesday through next wednesday 55 cadets daily commenced or will commence ten Day furloughs and from dec. 13 to Jan. 5, 15 per cent of the 406th will be granted 16 Day furloughs. Promotions in the 406th dec. I were As follows sergeants corps. Lee t. Hardy Darrel f. Waters and William j. Knot corporals pfc a. Frank Koktavy John l. J of ten Orland m. Chapman pets. Forrest Quackenbush William Heltzen and pfc. Bartow b. Register privates first class Thomas h. Booth Charles o. Boster a fort until the whole Squadron can 1 Turo c. Chacon James i. Eden be permanently placed in the new arca. Good work Fellows. 405th school so. I with the 320th school Squadron for the second stage of the playoff. Bapt. Ier Alil j. Chii c. O. By but. Jaek to. Durham prospects for a successful basketball season Are Bright for the 405th Squadron five with 15 men boasting both height and Speed working out in daily practice sessions at Wichita Falls gyms. Coached by 1st sgt. Charles g. Dunckle with sgt. Melvin c. Zeller As assistant the following men compose our squad sgt. James a. Latham corp. Robert r. Driver corp. Clarence f. Weisner pvt. Millard a. Huntington pvt. Charles a. Lynwood pvt. Lawrence c. Davis pvt. Ronald e. Machnikowski pvt. Robert e. Kasemodel pvt. Wayne l. Templeton pvt. Jack h. Verdon pvt. Lavoice h. Carroll pvt. J. B. Parker pvt. Marcus a. Snyder pvt. Floyd l. Scofield and pvt. George b. Stockton. Effective dec. I fifty men from other squadrons were assigned to permanent personnel of the 405th, while 69 men were shipped from our ranks last wednesday to the various air corps technical schools throughout the nation. Thirty men out of a total of 42 applicants were granted furloughs effective last tuesday. All were to return to their Homes for visits with relatives and friends. Pvt. Rene Correge and pvt. Chester a. Glenn were among the group of cadets transferred to Miami Fla., last week. Sgt. Jay f. Stuart and corp. Donald e. Lee spent last week end As the guests of friends in fort Worth. Approximately $175,000 in insurance has been sold to men of our Squadron according to corp. Lee and pvt. Steve Kielian. This amount is expected to be greatly increased after the holidays. William c. Erwin Milton ii. Fox Well Mack d. Frye Wade h. Fry James t. Grinnan Oran w. Hardcastle. Jackson j. Hopkins Glen t. Taylor Lawrence l. Trumbull and William g. Walls. 408th school so. Clips. Morton hark c. O. By but. Louis i 3 i 406th school so. 1st. It. Carl Sutherland c. O. By but. Elbert Frank Shudy bouquets Are due the following for fostering leadership in the 408th school Squadron to capt. Morton Hack and it. Edgar a. Bartlett for sponsoring intr Squadron contests in basketball and for red Cross membership to pvt. George Stopp for his endeavours in making the Squadron show a Success for his c to to provide entertainment for the boys to pvt. Ray Katz for organizing and doing a swell Job managing our basketball team to our Hill Billy boys and pets. Mike Lacascio Ben Meshkin Harold Dergan Chas. Robb and George Zieren Berg for their cooperation in u. S. O. Shows and in our own variety entertainment to sgt. Vincent Matcovich for his endeavours in getting subscriptions for our forthcoming Squadron newspaper to corp. William Boles for sending the boys off to school or other Fields with three cheers at reveille and the Anonymous sergeant who asked for volunteers to work after 5 p. M. And gave those who volunteered Christmas furloughs. Congratulations to sgt. Donald w. Persing on his third hitch in the air corps which started nov. 26. Sergeant Persing served two enlistments in Bolling Field Virginia. Best of Luck to 1st. Sgt. Charles r. Mueller and his wife Alice who have taken up residence at 1707 tenth Street Wichita Falls. Among those of the 408th doing Good work in important divisions of the Field Are pets. Max g. Siler in the morale office Seymor Lipshulch at the a. And r. Office Marshall c. Hons at Post finance Stanley Belier at Post Hospital continued on Page 8 404th school so. Bapt. E. A. Be ter non c. O. But. Bari to. Bolin by of i i i a a a a a a hello cadets Welcome to the 404th and May your Basic training be both pleasant and efficient. As a replacement training Center school Squadron it is the forsworn Endeavor of the permanent pal to to make the a fighting 404th�?� the finest in the Field. The members of the 406th basketball squad met and Defeated their first opponents Friday nov. 29, at Hardin Junior College when they walked away with a 23-9 score Over the 4 a the school Squadron. Its. Carl d. Sutherland and Fred t. Jeep both former basketball players have been coaching the 406th team at regular practices at Iowa Park. The team is characterized by the height of its men and its zone defense. The rubber Stamps for laundry marking with your mime and Aerial number 45c Newlin use co. A your Busi Netts Friend Rio Scott dial 4175 engraved calling cards including Blate special offer for officers and cadets too cards correctly engraved. Up to 3 lines Liliee of Type and card styles Newlin a co. Quot your Busi Netts Friend Rio Weott dial 4175 practical gifts service stationery Buxton Billfold engraved cards Fountain pens diaries personal files o. Cd ar5 i largest Stock of / Christmas cards Iii the Southwest i 12 for 25c and nip a a a Newlin office sup a your business re 810 Scott i r d1 is

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