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Sheppard Field Texacts Newspaper Archives Jul 3 1943, Page 1

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Sheppard Field Texacts (Newspaper) - July 03, 1943, Sheppard Field, TexasSaturday night in hangar i Honor ams met and danced with 350 St Waag ratings Oost 48 in company listening promotions effective june i a handed to 48 members of the wac Post Liq. Co. This week As announced thursday by of. The White company com Ider. He promotions the first for acs since their arrival at Pard Field numbered 12 Aux ies first class 26 technicians i Grade 5 corporals 3 tech-9ns, fourth Grade and two series. Promoted to sergeants were Cpl. In c. Durrough the groups Sical training non com and. Clara b. Gibbons former Dement store buyer who has a acting Supply sergeant raised from to to t4 same As sergeant were Edith a Vieh and Phyllis j. Wikoff former school teachers now Gnedas instructors in the Spe training unit and Wanda v. Kiewicz one of the few woman o mechanics on the Field. Hose advanced to corporals Are Margaret m. Carney com a personnel sergeant and acc. Nerine m. Leslie acc. Thyra Pearson. Acc. Robert g. Porter Aux. Juel j. Tjader. A posted to technician fifth in same pay As Corporal Are diaries Vivian k. Wright Johine Fithian Mildred i. Sweat-1, Helen e. Noesges Irene than Julia i. Garrison Betty Hawley Maude h. Irwin the e. Jones Jane g. Kyle and Lima r. Mulvey and of cd a Lurl Warren Frances k. Karl Cia l. Frydryk Katherine Mes Christine g. Prater Hilda Kunzo Elsie a. Leder Eva m. Or. Tommy a. Henley Marie Beisgen Aurellia r. Mclean Etta m. Shadley Florence it. Mary j. Weis and Mildredma uss. And those promoted to Auxin first class Are Annona Mills Dine Roth Eleanor j. Green noes v. Woller Frances e. Kin. Bertha l. Turner Frances Nunnaly Helen l. Graham lie m. Long Anna Mahonec sired r. Martin and Ibrey e. beats me in civilian life the Gal Friend sed the excuse that she had headache or was entertain in a Cousin As an Alibi for leaking a Date. The Saacs ave a much better Alibi or t least it sounds better a ording to pvt. Harry sinks of in 3rd mess group and Jark Enville Fla. He had a Date with one the ther night that was Post one because she told him i have to stand inspection to ight a general Chaney receives boots rotary a wheel maj. Gen. J. E. Chaney commanding general of Sheppard Field was presented with a pair of Western boots by Paul Montgomery. President of the Wichita Falls chamber of Commerce when in was accepted As a member of the Wichita fall rotary club a luncheon at the Kemp hotel thursday. An entertainment which included solos by miss Virginia Rogers Secretary to chaplains at Sheppard Field and pvt. Dave Caber former metropolitan opera student stationed Here was presented. Pvt. Jay Norris pianist who accompanied the Singer also played a concert number. Take More pains a a Saacs join army become just was As full soldiers the Saacs joined the army yesterday and became was women s army corps a when president Roosevelt signed a Bill passed earlier by both the House and Senate. The women Soldier now Are members of the army for the duration and six months. Age limits for membership Are raised from 4.&Quot to 50, and the wac Are placed under army regulations. The War department had requested the legislation several months ago explaining to the House military committee that under the original organization members of Tho Saacs were not subject to military discipline and were not eligible for pension and Oiler benefits payable to members of the regular military establish a ment. The legislation makes it possible to punish was by court martial i for infractions of army Regula-1 tons entitle them to Penson Benefit and makes them eligible for benefits under the allotments and allowance act. Tile legislation also provides that present members of the auxiliary desiring to remain must take a new oath similar to that taken by soldiers. Those not desiring to become a part of the regular army committee members said May obtain a discharge. For classes Are soldiers at Amarillo this july 4 Liberty Loving american citizens will look Back Over a Century and a halt of Freedom Many times challenged never yet suppressed. This year America looks ahead to the Early defeat of our current challengers. Cpl. Hill Sully reproduction Section artist Here depicts a Section of american its ears eagerly strained for the Lay when a Victory Bells Clang again. Cross coming big glider factory to be shipped Here to train mechanics an entire glider factory from machinery to finished products this week was brought to Sheppard Field to swell the equipment of the glider mechanics school to More than twice its former size. The 30 carloads of Machin Ery and parts which the directs of the glider school Magged from a now defunct glider factory resulted in space shortage at the glider school Aud forced removal of some of the school s equipment to the Concrete hangar apron. Included in the new equipment is a steel Wing stand almost As see glider Page 23.500 men arrive Here in to Days to attend school Sheppard Field s special training unit established to instruct soldiers who Are either non English speaking illiterate. Siow to Leaf or mentally unstable has been ordered to expand from 700 to 3.500 trainees. The full complement of men is scheduled to arrive Here within to Days. Already hero from a of buses Texas. Denver colo., Kearns Utah. Madison wise., and Fresno. Cal. Two other special training units for a of a non usable enlisted personnel boing establish f held miss., and air Field. Neb. The experiments conducted Here with approximately 700 men during tile last three months proved so successful in salvaging non usable army air forces manpower that the War department ordered the three schools established. Maj. Brodie directs thirty three per cent of the june 15 Btu graduating class of 108 i in went it of the Etc Here As Basic soldiers Quot a All others were transferred to specialists to a Ming schools to become am it armorer Cooks Bakers truck Drivers and welders and Sicular mechanics. Maj. Dudley Brodie former adjutant of the Etc is director of die Sheppard Field special training i nit. Headquarters for the school Are located in building 216. Major Brodie pointed out that i i1 e it 00-Man experimental group 80 per cent increased their general classification scores from i to 50 Points. The average jump was from a act of 52 to 72. Seventy instructors the expansion will be hide a j consultant clinic Quot headed by killed psychiatrists j whose purpose will be to heal j mentally soldiers who arc slow learners or neurotics. Hand picked enlisted instructors Ltd Salvage soldiers for combat specialists duties Are now being Selec Ted. For the expanded training approximately 70 instructors will be trained. They will conduct classrooms in numerous Etc Day looms and other buildings Iii morning and afternoon shifts. The Vav Ai department me Moran a a Jujj explained the purpose of the bit is to a reclaim for military purposes enlisted men of the a my air forces now unusable to give Opportunity to the Soldier who was under privileged As a Visele non us Able Page 9 exacts pictorial of the week collegiate dance Ai College gins on vacation left to right Moi. Gen j f Chanel and Quot sm0r 9�n$ it is covered Mony a handsome Soldier. An led the grand March. The 24th aah Loni was at. The a Star Quot eth Nusl Quot Quot Quot Quot Quot 2 no 30 Sheppard Field Texas saturday july 3, 1943 non usable Alen to train Here soon official publication of Sheppard Fiel Sheppard Field

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