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Sheppard Field Texacts (Newspaper) - January 16, 1942, Sheppard Field, TexasPage two Sheppard Field Tex acts Friday january 16, 19 jump a jeeps t\/6lad i saw Loo it thet a reve Jay 7 k Ai / to m Risa Rioe Supe sabotaged pid me a "7 n i Pavlov j see you pc Day a g night 1 taps. A pita i i Etc f is 9 cd just too in much hemp assign a Stuve att nurse eur. V&Quot-�?�7 a Cru la hours "61 and Send him of Cerf i sack to Campa 7 i it put him to a Bec and 7 sent up r Reep Sheppard Fields own comic strip t a p s amp r e v e i r y cigars taps i just get / master a so on take i / Senecal a we Igo take my recruit / i Dpi a see a ttm6ht v at the boy s club a Kice i taps of Voy / a a aps Heads por the boys club dance but the Sarges i amp ars Are too Auchy picked up by a passing ambulance he a rushed to the City Hospital in a dated condition. This is ome tight la have re Suzy to myself a Hose cigars Aue of debt it a Jap warplane and Vwe times As / effect be a give a Guy Vlug tropes Asp he n. Hans him Sel say s than boy by sgt. Duane Wing Jet urging from the boys club dance after finding revelry in t there Sarge is it a re at by a a ated to see. Requisites lowered continued from Page i statement that his dependants have adequate Means of support. T his revision applies equally to candidates for aircrew training and for training in the ground courses. The new a screening test Quot authorized will be Given to All applicant. For aircrew training As �?�bomb1 Quot do navigators and a pots. There will be no exemptions because of College credits earned. The test in which the applicant will choose the Correct answer from five possible answers Given for each question is designated to determine the applicants fitness to pursue successfully the courses of instruction ii air corps training schools. Any qualified Man under the old qualifications which have been revised in order to facilitate procurement of the thousands of flyers necessary to meet wartime requirements applicants for aircrew training were required to take an air corps written examination or to have had two years of College. These requirements Are no longer in effect and the simplified test now it1 adv for operation is open to any qualified Man regardless of formal education. The new tests do not emphasize detailed academic knowledge or studies but Are concerned with an applicant s proficiency and ability to comprehend subjects with which he will be confronted in Tho training texts and manuals. The scope of the test is designed to determine the applicants mechanical comprehension and his ability to understand mechanical apparatus and diagrams his alertness to new developmental in science aviation and military affairs and his judgment in practical situations. Applicants for aviation Cadet instruction in ground courses of training however must meet definite educational requirements although the physical requirements for this Type of duty do not include passing Civ physical examination. Engineers candidates tor Engin eng training must have completed at least three years of engine ring studies at an accredited College or University. For communications training candidates must have completed either two full years of engineering studies or have had two years of College and hold an Amateur radio License. Applicants for meteorological training must in College graduate and have specialized in sciences engineering or similar technical subjects. They Rou t have satisfactorily completed thorough courses in mathematics including differential and integral calculus and physics including heat and Thermal dynamics. Applicators Foi a photographic training Are not being accepted at present by applicants must have at least three a ears of chemistry or geology in in accredited College and prefer ably have professional or considerable Amateur major Hall assigned to Field mess staff i maj. A. B. Hall transferred from Camp Claiborne la., this week was assigned As assistant to the general mess officer of Sheppard Field it was announced by maj. Roscoe r. Gravit general mess officer. Major Hall a tactical aide at Camp Claiborne started his new duties on tuesday. The appointment of it. John a Hanley As assistant to first it. Bennet j. Hartman the officer in charge of mess Hall no. 5, also was announced this week by major Gravit. A remember Pearl Harbor a dance fetes package Brines troubles wives group the names Smith Smith organized As in Telephone Book for Cadet n Benefit bulls scheduled for Jan. I at Kemp. Holt boys flub enlisted men May attend the presidents birthday dance Jan. 31 at the Kemp and Holt hotels for 55 cents Stag or drag or the boys club Stag for the same Price maj. Franklin s. Henley in charge i of Sheppard Field participation in the Benefit observances announced earlier this week. Hostesses hostesses will be at the boys club for those cadets who do not have dates. If they have partners it is requested that they attend the Kemp hotel dance at no increase in Price. Ail profits derived from the i j dances will be devoted exclusively to fighting infantile paralysis fifty per cent of the Money is retained locally and the other half is forwarded to the National foundation which May he called upon in Case of an epidemic to furnish medical attendants and apparatus. Soldiers susceptible soldiers Are More susceptible to infantile pm a1, is than civilians due to the congested living conditions. After the last War there was a marked increase in infantile party Sis and the cause was traced to Large numbers of men living together. Rickets for officers and enlisted men will shortly be placed on Sale at the officers club non commissioned officers club and both Post exchanges. A remember Pearl Harbor running Packard pvt. Bob Packard 313th school Squadron was a member of the i United states olympic track team land competed in the olympics Ini Berlin in i pig. By put. Eugene Collins 313th tech. Soh. So. Reporter corp. Edward none Smith of the 313th technical school Squadron received an insured parcel Post notice bearing the name of Edward Smith. The surprised Corporal interrupted his important work As chief pay Roll clerk and quickly disappeared from the Busy Little orderly room. Ten minutes later the anxious and slightly irritated Corporal Smith was sweating out a Long restless line at the Field Post of-1 fire. After an hour of nudging and pushing Smith arrived at the coveted window where he presented his credentials and answered the usual questions but to no Avail. He was certain that he was Edward no Middle name Smith but he i just recognize the sender of the package in question. A it it it a it disappointed and determined to get the package one Way or another Smith returned to the Ord-1 Erly room and began racking his brain for the solution. Suddenly the perplexed Corporal red Cross to have first Aid courses if there Are any men at Sheppard Field who have taught first Aid in the past two years the red Cross wants you. Staff members of the red Cross Are compiling a roster of All experienced first Aid j instructors. About Jan. 21 an instructors course will be Given at the local j red Cross chapter in Wichita Falls. The red Cross is also interested in learning the names of those who have had the Standard first Aid course in the past three years and the advanced course during the past six months Squadron commanders Are asked to cooperate and have any men with the above training Register at the red Cross office building 839. A remember Pearl Harbor a life w Ith father a life Vith father a famous Broadway stage show will be Given at the Majestic theatre in Wichita Falls Jan. 29. All seats will be reserved and cadets a Purchase tickets with Post Exchange coupons. Remembered that the Squadron had another Edward none Smith a student who had just arrived j quicker than you can say Edward none Smith Edward none Smith number two was summoned anti sent off to the Post office. In due time the bewildered student returned without the package. Not a third Well it seems that there is a limit to even a corporals patience at least this corporals. Reason fell by the Way persuasion appeared to be the last resort. So the two Edward none Smiths besieged the Post office together to get that package or a a Busty a. But this time the package be found it had been claimed and delivered to a third Edward none Smith a recruit in the air corps replacement training Center. In an interview with the Squadron reporter corp. Edward none Smith emphatically stated. A a in be Learned a real lesson Edward j Smith or. Is going to have a Middle name and it wont be none. A remember Pearl Harbor want some mail address it right the Sheppard Field Post office boys Are having their troubles. Letters keep rolling in with addresses that would baffle a code expert and having a High regard for their sanity the Post office Crew makes a request that cadets have their letters addressed to them in this manner the name clearly written then the number of their school Squadron and next Sheppard Field Texas. In the lower left hand Corner should be their Barracks number and if the Squadron is divided into flights that number should also be Given. The writers address should go in the upper left hand Corner. And of the cadets they request More legible addresses and the forethought to stick a stamp on the missive. They should also remember that All letters must be addressed. A remember Pearl Harbor the red Cross at Sheppard Field is organizing a Sheppard Field army and Navy auxiliary the wives of All officers and enlisted men stationed at Sheppard Field Are invited to attend the first meeting scheduled to be held on monday Jan. 19, at 2 30 p. In. At the Coco cola auditorium in wich Ita Falls. The organization of this auxiliary will give the wife of every officer and enlisted Man on the Post an Opportunity to be of service in the War a program or the american red Cross. The Wichita county chapter is planning to cooperate with the new organization in every Way. Courses will be Given in such red Cross work As first Aid Mott Quot corps water safety. Nurses Aid canteen corps Hospital and recreation corps and War production. Men of Sheppard fied Are ask cd by the red Cross to acquaint their wives with the work this new organization plans to do and ask them to attend the first meeting. Let us l help you find a Home. Just As we have for Many officers and instructors at Sheppard Field. Mrs. T. A. Norwood realtor 711 Hamilton building phone 25608 up Mem shining 5 dyed any color. A a a 50c shoes dyed Brown. $1.00 f soles 75c, $1-00 and $1.25 we to t1,e Job i Hal Woods Ltd spot shoe shw1 707 Indiana officers supplies a Pink Slacks of Wool shirts spilt a 34 of. Air corps blouses_______$29.50 it ail Wool lined mackinaws________________________________$35.00 United military stores 805 in up most important take care of your car and tires a repair and motor to ne-1 p. A free inspection and estimates. Plenty of Good used tires Chuck our Stock before you buy a it pays to Trade at the Busy Corners Wichita Falls Battery amp elec. Co. Paulk tire com pc phones 4135-8128 c it Travis Ivy

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