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Sheppard Field Texacts Newspaper Archives Jan 16 1942, Page 1

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Sheppard Field Texacts (Newspaper) - January 16, 1942, Sheppard Field, TexasSheppard Field a private publication in the interest of military personnel at Sheppard Field j r me i number 0sheppard Field Texas Friday january Al 1942 five cents to civilians requirements Are lowered for flight training new officer a Racks the knife of the Butcher will be broken a mess Hall number one made available for enlist red men As officers move 13v pvt. Kermit m. Rudolf exacts staff writer the occupation of separate Caarter for the Bachelor of veers a of Sheppard Field was completed esterday according to it. Donald. Iserman officer in charge. In the group of 12 buildings skated at the South end of the Field ear Gate number one Are six a Racks one mess Hall one re i treat Ion Hall and four sets of f temporary quarters for married i officers transferred to Sheppard Field. These quarters will provide living facilities until the officers can find Homes in Wichita Falls. New mess with the opening of the Bachelor officers quarters and the officers mess there the number one Kwh Ess Hall where officers have will be used entirely i f enlisted personnel it was an it us by maj. Roscoe r. Gravit it mural mess officer. Wednesday n a was the last to be served i in that Hall. 4 it ring of civilians in mess number one also was Discon f d wednesday according to r Gravit. He estimated that a innately too civilians had a eating their noon meals there y Ach Day. More Roth a a additional increase in the i City for feeding enlisted men ame thursday when mess Hall Cher one was opened the Hall i been used As a bakery. The be now will be spread among in general mess Halls major a sit stated the mess Hall in the Bachelor if veers a quarters has the capacity it serve 250 officers at one time. F ties for serving Light lunched Fountain drinks Are in the Quot i Gnu Ion building of the quarters. Accommodations l Tab of the six Bachelor bar a is in the quarters will a com. Late 17 officers in two room aes in one of the Barracks will the offices of lieutenant Iser. R an and quarters for visiting of a or. A part of the same builder v ill be use Ltd for a sub office a tile Post Provost marshal and an office to Register authorize visitors. The space for these officers was selected because of to proximity to the main Gate of # he Field. Assisting lieutenant Iserman ire s. At. James a Streitwieser. Set. John t. O Connor corp. Herb c. Ballard but. Nathan b. Oli and pvt. William h. Trum-b9 a remember Pearl Harbor 1 50 dance for cadets set approximately 75 girls will be a it a hand at the temporary , 1505 ninth Street Friday night to entertain too cadets. The heiresses Are taken from the lists of the Uso and attend by invitation. Cadets can obtain tickets from the morale office i in chaplain Ildephonse Baeck a. The dance sponsored by to it Esq and National Catholic Kong Unity service starts a Refl j at 7 80. Swaps must receive of approval unit commander necessary for Exchange of j. I., personal articles attention of All personnel of Sheppard Field is called to Art j ides of War and Law s of texas1 prohibiting the Sale barter exp change or the receiving in pledge i of any government or personnel property without official approval by an organization commander or without a proper License. Soldiers Are forbidden from purchasing stolen goods or receiving personal or government property As a pledge of Security on a loan under the 94th and 96th articles of War. The serious offences Are punishable by Fine or imprisonment or other punishment adjudged by a court martial. In order to prevent and detect any of the offences certain regulations have been established by age limit dropped men Between Ages 18-23 May now apply. Tests disregard education bulletin official instruction Harn yet been received by the Sheppard Field aviation Cadet Hoard. The order is expected to be received in the near future. Enlisted men who will qualify under the new requirements Are asked to wait for a notice in the daily information Sheet when to submit their applications according to maj. James f. Walsh president of the aviation Cadet Board. In the meantime they should get All the required credentials together he said. Revision of aviation Cadet requirements for bom Bardier navigators and pilots in the army Ait a Lull ii it v us v la v e a i he a Vii .1 a a a a maj. Jack Greer Post adjutant corps through reduction of the by order of col. E. C. Black com age limit to 18 years institution manding officer. Of a uniform simplified test ii no Sale barter Exchange and place of the previously require pledge of any privately owned written examination or to get personal article Between i divid i urls of this command Wall be made without first securing written approval by the organization or unit commander or department head of i each individual to the transaction credits and Extension of eligibility to married men was announced today by the War department in the past application Foi aviation Cadet training was limited to men Between 20 and 26 by but. Richard Pennoyer 408th tech. Sch. So. When tilt hearts on Eire smoke gets in your eyes on bus or off Cadet finds by pfc. R. C. Robbins 410th sch. So. Reporter have you Ever experienced that Happy feeling that comes from a potential evening of fun in town often i am transplanted from the bus Stop to the bus with my feet occasionally touching the floor and tonight in a glowing even More because i get a seat. Stretching my legs out under my Chin i not ice facial contortions on a Guy across the aisle. Spirals of smoke 1 dance in and out of his nostrils. They come from the fellas Cigar i Ette in front of him but that a a my eyes and wonder if they look like Fried eggs As i peer out of the window. You be got to look your Best around an army Camp to i hold even a homely girl so i fight i my Way off the bus a Block too j soon to primp a bit and to fill my i lungs with that much needed Ozone. My inspiration Point greets me at the door with a will you give me a cigarette a As i Light ii for her she coyly looks up at me and blows a puff in my eyes. Ten minutes later i am on the bus Back to the Field. I am looking for a new girl Friend. To Mari 111 11 v Khuu la intr Liv according to the regulations. Per years of age. The new age Nia nent records of any transaction provide tor the accept ant will be kept by commanding offi Between the Ages of 18 and -6, layers and a copy will be turned elusive. This apples aircrew member.?, As Bombardier navigators and pilots Are design Ted but also to air corp., ground officers who As aviation cadets receive instruction ii armament engineering co mum cation photography and meteor ology. Married men in a revision already in effect z a. The Extension of eligibility to Bowling alleys opening married men. Heretofore Only in set for Early february married men have been Given training As aviation c cadets but under the change authorized a married Man. Is eligible providing he submits along with his Approver to the Provost marshal. A remember Pearl Harbor it rec Center open soon downtown bldg to have gets medal a downtown recreation building for cadets Replete with eight Bowling alleys six Pool tables a dance floor Mezzanine and show i cation for enlistment a written ers is now in the final stages of front inked on Page 2> renovation according to Roy a Johnson in charge of the Myca a f exit to a a Iai and John w. Mamelis head of the i a i 1 j in a National Catholic Community ser i is a a vice. The Freear building a former department store across from the Post office is being furnished a it or a conspicuous services in with All facilities needed to draw world War action maj. Harold of. Thousands of cadets within its Dungan commander of the 70th wide open doors. A base group tomorrow morn o Penang dates eng. We be conferred the a purple the building will be jointly of 1 heart by Cid. E. C. Black com copied by the Myca and cos manding officer of Sheppard Field. Tentatively the opening Date is j be award will be made at to set for the week of feb. 7. Military authorities City officials and celebrities will be invited Down for the gala opening of the combined Myca a pcs. A anything the soldiers want we will do our utmost to Supply a re minor Peeve. The victim silently retaliates by fighting fire with fire. The atmosphere is growing decidedly dense and through the Power of suggestion i find myself reaching for a Weed. As i continue to show my dogged interest in people by staring around at them it seems that Many others have the same reach for a smoke idea. I take fewer and fewer drags and i find the reason for it is that j i am enjoying everyone else a cigarette instead of my own. I carelessly snuff it out blink colleges want data on grads i if you re a College Man write your alumni association. It w ants to know where you Are so it can Tell you about the activities mar-1 Gal marital and otherwise of the j i members of your class and it wants to know what you re drt1ng of clock in a review of the 70th air a base group in front of Post head quarters. #. Rated an air plane Pilot Mart Dungan already holds four its dons the Croix do Guerre the Dis vein i uni id w a to anguished service Cross Anil to marked John Mamelis formerly of Victory medal with five clasp Sheboygan wis. Q be a purple heart medal is cot a remember Pearl Harbor a Quot or Quot so it can Tell the other you. Blond new yorkers mail threatened wont homebody please claim the letter addressed to a the Blond new yorker the Public relations staff is dying with curiosity and if the new i yorker who knows a girl in Justin tex., does no to act quickly the letter will be opened by a a Blond new yorker on the staff and the contents avidly devoured. Purple feared by the War department on men wounded in action or Eite in orders for conspicuous Guervi in action. As a Pilot with the a. E. France major Dungan was poured in Aerial combat. Twice he w cited by the commanding gene1 of the a. E. F., and once by t commanding general of the 261 division. I saturday night major Duncan a will be the guest of Honor at a banquet to be held in w Ichita Falls by the veterans of foreign wars

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