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Sheppard Field Texacts Newspaper Archives Jan 29 1943, Page 1

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Sheppard Field Texacts (Newspaper) - January 29, 1943, Sheppard Field, TexasSheppard Heid Mech of month will be named next Friday outstanding student will receive Many gifts honors next Friday will be a Lucky Day for at least one Sheppard Field technical school student a the Day when the january Winner of Tex acts a Mechanic of the month Quot contest will be announced. At the same time he will learn that on saturday and sunday he will be entertained in Wichita Falls by a group of businessmen who have arranged for dinners a Hows a room at a hotel and dance. A Date with one of a number of Lovely girls who have expressed their desire to escort Sheppard Fields a Mechanic of the month a has also been revised schedules for tech students in operation today clipping one hour daily off the scheduled technical train or i. I up a a a a tit i \tt1 ins courses the army air forces technical training humane Headquarters at Knollwood Field n. It today began six hour mechanics classes instead of seven Houi Pelios n Ai irn of Thyl according to it. Col Bruce Frank Buck who used to Quot bring Mem Back alive is eager to a a bring Mem Back dead a a the a a a Ems referring to the Jap and nazis. To wide eyed Gap mouthed soldiers gathered in the service dub saturday Buck pictured Here in civilian suit spun his big game Hunting yarns both ta., and wide and then he proved them True with Short movie a a takes from his a bring Emback alive a j movie. Hardin Junior College in Wichita Falls the Uso dub and the special service Branch co operated in making his App Arain it Gas All set for presidents Ball saturday night ranged. I in addition to a full program at Sheppard Field possible. Of entertainment this student will receive Many lavish gifts everyone of them something tile sol Dier will appreciate and can use while in the service. This contest is open to it Avi at Ion Mechanic and glides main j tenancy students. The award is made on the basis of academic grades military efficiency and general behaviour. It is expected that the a Mechanic of the month contest will be continued for an indefinite period a save More planes famed russian Don Cossack chorus will perform Here february 3 5_ Sheppard Field soldiers participating in saturday nights presi mailed parcels not to include letters says postmaster the Don Cossack chorus a Cossack melodies legends Mous russian singers and Dane i j0j.jore Battle songs and beavers who have performed in the Tifful lullabies. The musical scene worlds leading cities during the of triese 27 singers is so keen and last 15 years will be Here As a Tjie precision of choir singing so miso Camp show Fob. 3. 4 and 5. Clever that they can produce the i so Camp Snow no. Delicate tone colors with As performances will begin at 8 p. In. I they can offer their in theater no. 3. They will als0 j Wattle song effects. Perform at the Hospital at 2.30 p. Rn., feb. 4, in the red Cross building. Admission is free. The reputation of this band of in addition to their Brilliant singing the Platoff chorus will give a display of Cossack dancing that will add to their astonishing dents birthday Ball will have exclusive privileges at the Kemp hotel Ball room according to col. Jack Greer and capt. W. R. Young Sheppard Field s co chairmen for the Charity function. Enlisted men a going Stag to the soldiers party at the Kemp will be provided with feminine companions from the Ichita Falls Sheppard ettes organization. Prices for soldiers have been halved to 55 cents. With a Date a Soldier s ticket will admit him to any one of the five local dances. On the Post All exchanges Are Selling tickets besides the drug stores Uso clubs and Kemp hotel in the City. Dances will be held at the Wichita Falls country club the woman a forum the town club the Holt hotel besides the Kemp. Save i Ore plane a von g. Scott director of the technical school. I the shortened daily training periods Are meant to increase Cia efficiency of the academic programs at All the aft to posts while lessening the Soldier trainees fatigue and heightening interest in the respective classes in both aircraft mechanics and glider maintenance courses. General mess schedules have been altered to provide one meal daily in the Middle of the scheduled class periods thereby creating two daily three hour training sessions. Every seventh Day will he an a off duty Day but warning will be maintained on a 24-hour basis in three shifts. Course lengthened. Under the new system the aircraft mechanics students will attend classes Over a period of 130 Days 18 of which Are a off duty Days instead of the former program of % Days training. The i Over All length of the glider main continued on Page 2>___ Pav reservations for Bonds reach $143,000 total the reputation or tins Oahu m performance 27 russians who Are sometimes Sheppard Field postal authorities this week sounded a warning note to All military personnel that old letters received while Here and then forwarded to their Homes in a parcel was in violation of postal regulations. It was pointed out that such letters were classed As first class mail and were subject to the regulation first class rate of three cents per ounce. It was suggested that unless personnel were willing to pay first class postage on re mails the Best Aud cheapest Way to Send such parcels would be by express picturesquely known As a the singing horsemen of tile Steppes has preceded them wherever they have travelled a Fame which is due not Only to their Brilliant phonograph recordings and sound films but to their remarkable stage successes. These perfectly matched Solo voices cover the Range from High Soprano to the lowest Bass singing vivid Homespun ballads opera choruses and Soldier songs with a gladness and grandeur that is characteristic of their race. Under the direction of Nicholas Kostrukoff the chorus has built up a repertoire of songs include take More pain a Wear dog tags War department regulations say that a each member of the army must Wear identification tags dog tags at a times with either uniform or civilian they May be removed temporarily Only As the necessities of personal Hygiene May require. These tags Are considered a part of the uniform and will he habitually worn by the owner. Pvt. Pat h Arriage now Back on top with bars pvt. Pat Hardage 39. The Man who began his army career but going to the Bottom of an Enterprise he once headed has worked his Way to the top again. The former postmaster of Wichita Falls and a mail clerk in the army since being inducted several months ago was commissioned a second lieutenant last week. Lieutenant Hardage has left to study the army postal system at the adjutant general s school at fort Washington my. _ total monthly pay reservation for the Purchase of War Bonds by the military personnel of Sheppard Field now totals $143,000, according to of. J. H. Stringer Post War Bond officer. This figure is said to set a new High record for War Bond Sale on the army a pay reservation plan and May be a top record for any Post in the f United states. The report which covers a period ending tuesday Jan. 26, also indicates that 73 per cent of the Field s personnel Are participating in this program. On Jan. I. 1943. Pay reservations Here amounted to $122,000 and the latest report indicates an increase of $21,000 in deduction in less than 30 Days. The maturity value of these Bonds will be approximately $190,000. 4 exacts pictorial of the week a Home on the Range Quot Ina a Bunc h of i so this err up of Etc trainees Are shown hiking to in he third scene a group if waste any time learning Bow to pitch a ten As. The. J i tra Liliu office is a night. The bivouac training. Designed by the bit p h had l6 physical training program which will he Given All recruits Aller it Days conditioning. Story on Bagos

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