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Sheppard Field Texacts Newspaper Archives Dec 25 1942, Page 1

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Sheppard Field Texacts (Newspaper) - December 25, 1942, Sheppard Field, TexasSheppard find vol. 2, no. 3sheppard Field Texas Friday dec. 25, 1942 civilians five ends merriest Christmas greetings to All my t a a a Tiki ii i w. Of pvt a m in Tiwi %%1 90m a a ii # a 0kk-i army nurses rate Standard Salute listen Soldier if you Haven to been saluting members of the army nurse corps you had better Start doing so right now. According to a 40-20 i dated dec. La 1942, a members of the army nurses corps Are entitled to the same privileges with reference to salutes As Are customarily enjoyed by and prescribed for commissioned officers of grades corresponding to their relative in other words if you meet nurse wearing either a Gold or a liver bar on the shoulder of her uniform Salute and the Salute will be returned. A take More Palms i p a v Joseph Jankowski a Conception of the solemn High a. To be celebrated in hangar no. I Midnight Christmas eve. The ceremony although Sli by of a Catholic nature is open to All enlisted men and officers of All faiths. The is High altar mounted on a Large platform was designed by private Jankowski. It will decorated with customary Catholic magnificence. Special music will be Piesen i. Mixed choir and string shopping Days Are Over. I curfew extended announce gala Christmas i ians for soldiers on eve of Holiday tile spirit of Christmas will be in the air As plans will be unfolded tonight and tomorrow for the entertainment of Sheppard i held soldiers Many of whom will be celebrating their second Christmas at this Post. Festivities will Start tonight at the Post service club at 8 o clock with the Sheppard Field hour radio show to Tell of the Many programs arranged for the men stationed at Sheppard Field. T 9 p. In. The a Francis Terrell Glamour girls a a singing and dancing revue will be presented through the Courtesy and generosity of the Wichita Falls chapter of the disabled american veterans who with the special serv ices Branch Are sharing the Cost of bringing this aggregation of Christmas menu Here it is boys the Christmas Day dinner menu a menu that pleases the Best of Chow hounds. Tomato soup roast Turkey with Sage dressing and Cranberry sauce Snowflake potatoes buttered candied Sweet potatoes buttered asparagus buttered peas and fruit and vegetable salad. Then there la also be fruit cake pumpkin pie mince pie ice Cream apples and oranges olives Parker House Rolls and Coffee. Talent for the entertainment of the enlisted men. Following the program eggnog ice Cream and cookies will be served donated by the women of a number of Wichita Falls churches and served by Sheppard Field officers wives under Che leadership of mrs. H. B. Clagett wife of the Post commanding officer. Highlighting the Christmas eve program will be the Celebration of the solemn High mass in hangar no. I at the silent hour of Midnight when thousands of Catholic and non Catholic soldiers will commemorate tile great feast of the nativity of Jesus Christ. Communion will be distributed at the mass and catholics have continued on Page 7 Sheppard Field soldiers will get two and one half extra hours of i Celebration in Christmas eve and new years eve. According to an i announcement made by the eighth i service command. Titis mean that on these night military personnel will be permitted to answer curfew at 2 a. Ilk instead of 11 30 p. In. Men visiting other cities must leave towns not later than 2 a. In. And proceed to their station it was revealed by Post officials. A Sava Mora

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