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Sheppard Field Texacts (Newspaper) - January 01, 1943, Sheppard Field, TexasA Row Jujj Jef. I Sheppard Heid a private publication in the interest of military personnel at Sheppar Ltd vol. 2, no 4 Sheppard Field Texas Friday. Jan. I 1913 Cix milians Ful Enis Mike resolves to be i a a Esquire starting january i by pfc. Mike Mechanic to exact staff writer i Yam a cloth,., hours a of january lot. I quota hem a Clashe Rhenel Zojer a i ju., even know i we the Lou Leot dressed til Soler on the North end of the Field. To i been Lousy Alnut getting my drawers ,.ress, i Vause Ole Michael a standing Over by hangar one my Hare Ane Langin out and my Buck Teeth banging out my puffy foolish a a. When up marches Buck sgt. Bedford Furr communications office Soler and he quotes unto Ole Michael As a Heyi you Short Pudgy and obnoxious beat i q a free by the bags in the Knees of your dirty pants Jeu been it r z Mojo As if to Spring like a eat at something. No Hunting Over Here on be line not even Snipes you snipe which is a More or less pointed statement or two. So i scrams out like a Panther which has been turpentine but proper. Sir a i screams Back at the Virgint from half a Block away. That makes Ole Michael wonder what Cooks it i cola on this Here smooth boy. Clothes horse project. Has figured a i Sojer is Fer or Finin air planes and engines not dressing Alia time like As of it War time Fer the Corn Huskin like a one eyed desert ant in a Hail storm i wanders fused like Down to the service club Library and plucks from a she a Book called a by the numbers or a How to kill the amt this Bere Book is hotter a a 35-eent pistol in the Battle of Stalin continued on Page 4 contest for am students announced a Mechanic of the month Quot to receive lavish gifts Etc. Post guest House offers Low Cost lodging for Soldier visitors Tex acts Quot Mechanic of the month contest to select an outstanding aircraft Mechanic or glider maintenance student to he immediately considered for appointment to an air forces engineers officer candidate school will begin Jan. I. Die first selected Winner will be named about feb. I. Besides receiving a priority consideration for appointment to the officer candidate school the a Mechanic of the month will re i be Ive lavish gifts from Wichita Falls merchants a night s lodging in a downtown hotel an arranged Date with any one of a number of Lovely girls free dinners and other entertainment. High ranking officers of the academic department will review the records of outstanding students at the end of every month. On the basis of academic grades military efficiency and general behaviour As a Soldier the a Mechanic of the month at Sheppard Field will be chosen. Detailed grading and careful observation of technical students will begin Jan. I and Hie final Choice will be named publicly in Tex acts at the earliest possible Date. The a Mechanic of the month contest will continue indefinitely. Civilians to replace instructors clerks by pvt. Everett Sears enlisted clerks aircraft mechanics instructors and glider maintenance instructors at Sheppard Field will be relieved at the earliest possible Date by civilian personnel a Telegram directive from maj. Gen. Jacob e. Fickel commanding officer of the third District army air forces technical training command Tulsa okla., a r r a it. I i disclosed tuesday. Officers rental allowance Rule change deferred Sheppard Field Bachelor officers who have been a keeping their fingers crossed awaiting the order due Jan. I taking away their rental allowances Learned tuesday that the order May be extended for 60 Days pending legislative1 action which is expected to corn1"1 in the very near future. In the meantime a Telegram from general Arnold was relayed for the information of a Bachelor officers As follows a army and Navy have requested comptroller general to extend for sixty Days from january i the effective Date of decision depriving Bachelor officers of rent allowance. New legislation is also proposed for congressional action that will he retroactive to january i if comptroller general cannot satisfactorily reconsider decision. Comptroller general has informally indicated that he Quot ill Grant sixty Day Extension. Further action on your request awaiting determination by xxx a department of effect of this ruling and remedial actions being general Fickel s message ordered a an immediate and positive program to he initiated at this Post to employ a the maximum number of civilian clerical personnel in order to relieve enlisted personal doing clerical work in Post administration and academic administration at the Cai Hest possible a similar action will be continued in the civilian instructor program previously ordered a according to the Telegram. Several months ago a program was expedited to subsidize the services of qualified civilians to replace enlisted men in clerical positions As Well As technical instructors in the mechanics schools Hie. Purpose of program. The purpose of the replacement program is to increase the number of men eligible for Oversea and combat duty. Military authorities on the Post maintain that it is possible to hire several Hundred civilians As clerks and instructors providing they can be recruited by the civil service commission. Eligible for these civil service positions Are men Between the Ages of 21 and 63. Though a vast majority of applicants Between the Ages of 21 and 38 will imme continued on Page 2 Uso Camp show presents in the Groove revue monday a 1 a a a a a a a my Inland 3 Ltd starting Jan. 4. 1943 visiting relatives of Sheppard Field enlisted men will be accommodated at at a new guest House to he opened on that Date. The House located on the Southeast Coiner of h and 5th Street. I adjacent to service club will have 27 sleeping rooms in which they will be Able to accommodate 51 persons. Each room will be attractively furnished with Maple furniture including two single Beds a Large wardrobe dressing table with Mirror and comfortable chairs. Smartly designed Creyonne curtains will adorn the windows a cozy lounging room with radio writing desks upholstered chairs and White figured Burgundy wine coloured drapes will be located on the main floor. Rooms will rent for 50c per person per night. Because of the expected demand for the rooms guests will be limited to three nights lodging. Preference will be Given to relatives of servicemen confined to the Hospital. Guests will be allowed to have their meals at the servicemen a club cafeteria. Reservations can be made at the Home by seeing miss Iola bar a save Moro planes no income tax dope at finance office the Post finance officer announced this week that his office will not furnish Federal income tax data to the personnel of the Field. He explained that this information was not available As it was contrary to War department directives. Ron who under the direction of i miss Lillian Sellers service club director w ill have Complete charge of the new project. A save More planes officers now take their a daily dozen Sheppard Field commissioned officers below the Grade of colonel started taking their a daily dozen yesterday in line with a physic a training program announced by the Post s-3 office. The program does not include Etc officers or those of the medical detachment who have their own program. The program Calls for an hour s physical training three times a week for each participant. Thirty minutes of the schedule is devoted to calisthenic the balance of the time to free play including basketball Volley Hall hand Ball Etc. To exacts new editor exacts this week changed editors and sgt. Don Reid. Jr., assistant Post editor was named editor of the Sheppard Field official publication. Ile succeeds sgt. Bill Beckmann who edited exacts for the past ten months and was one of the original staff members when exacts made its debut in december 1941. Sergeant Beckmann left this week As an officer candidate to attend one of the army s armoured Force schools. Featuring one top orchestras j the Murphy Sisters radios newest singing sensations Are the Lovely singing attractions of a in the Groove a a new Uso Camp show stage revue to he presented at theatre no. 3 monday tuesday and wednesday at 6 30 p. In. And 8 p. In. Nationwide favourites with theatre radio and record fans these three Young pert and attractive girls sing in every style slow and fast Awee and swing and Are a a solid the show also ofter a variety of Talent planned for the entertainment of Sheppard Field Gas and what a More its ail free of movie land s Uso Camp Luh shows elaborate Winier production. A in the will play Here three Days next monday tuesday and wednesday Jan. 4, 5 and 6. In theatre no. 3 a presenting two shows nightly at 6 30 and 8 o clock. The group will also entertain the station Hospital patients tuesday at 2 30 p. In. Heading the show is Bill Bardo and his orchestra of 14 versatile musicians the same band that helped make a whoopee a sunny. The a Goldwyn follies and numer Ous other films tremendously popular movie fare. Bardo s men Don t confine themselves to tooting a Horn or fiddling wit ii a Bow in acceptable fashion. Each member of the band is an accomplished showman and will give out with i particular specially during the show. Maestro Bardo gifted with a line of spontaneous Patter Long ago won the reputation As on of Hollywood s Ablest masters of ceremonies. He will emcee 1-4 the Groove. Aiding Bardo will be col. Marvin a a aces Hamby comedian of Tite band. More entertainment. Head Man in the comedy Section of in the Groove is Lester Allen world renowned performer who began his career at the age of ten under the big top of the Sells Floto circus. The worlds most famous Juggler the inimitable Stan Kavanagh Star of the Ziegfeld follies and renowned Headliner will be on hand to astonish with his amazing continued on Page 2>

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