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Sheppard Field Texacts (Newspaper) - July 10, 1943, Sheppard Field, TexasSaturday july to 1943sheppard Field exact Council revived to Aid Hospital red Cross work Page five Here today gone tomorrow reorganized after a period of inactivity the red Cross Camp and Hospital service Council this we eff prepared to revive its program to promote effective red Cross work for the Sheppard Field station Hospital. Mrs. J. A. Wilson of Archer City was elected chairman at a meeting at the station Hospital thursday and mrs. O. T. Ailes Wichita Falls was elected treasurer. Nine counties in the Wichita Falls area Are included in the new Council and All will Channel their efforts to Supply comforts for hospitalized soldiers through the Central service Council. It. Col. C. H. Boswell executive officer of the Hospital maj. Tony l. Carter jr., special service officer and it. Porter l. Oakes assistant Public relations officer spoke to the red Cross representatives at the reorganization meeting. Miss Marianna Bing senior recreation worker at Sheppard Field and Dean Suttle Field director of the red Cross presented the local problems of the Council. Mrs. Bert Honea fort Worth National committee woman miss Helen Drew. St. Louis area office representative. And miss Katherine Harris Dallas chapter representative of the area also spoke at the meeting. Save More planes at one of six gunnery schools men will find How Good our guns Are enlisted men who Are graduated Nom technical school As qualified radio operator mechanics radio operators radar operators bombardment air plane mechanics or bombardment armorer and. Who meet the physical requirements for Aerial gunners must taki1 the seven weeks course Iii flexible gunnery. Therefore a Good Many i exact is readers will he ordered to one of the Hying training commands six flexible gunnery schools after graduation. Exacts believes you a like some inside information on the flexible gunnery schools. A thing sight seat Quot is a weekly feature to provide that information. It is prepared by the Public relations office at technical training command Headquarters for exclusive distribution to All Camp newspapers at Basic training centers and technical schools having gunnery school quotas a a a sixth instalment a if from London came the following comment recently i rom Raymond c Lapper internationally famous columnist whatever criticisms can be made of our flying fortresses and some Are made they have heavy fire Power which is constantly increasing. Much also lies in the training of anti i understand that this is one Field in which our gunners Progress can be dance monday at Lamar St. Uso club the regular monday night Post Deb dance at the Lamar Uso will take on a a a Plantation Motif next monday night according to officials in charge of the event. All i Sheppard Field soldiers Over the a Page 30�?o group Are urged to come out and enjoy dancing to the strains of the Sheppard Field j medical detachment band Start ing at 8 p. In. Take More pains for a Brief hour or so tomorrow night. Sheppard Field Vii go Back to the Gold Standard when tall Blond Louise a f Ilion pretty As a cover girl makes a personal appearance Bel Ore the soldiers. A native of Wichita flails daughter of i j. L. Allbritton. Louise is one of Hollywood s most promising starlets. Tentatively the time and place for the show will be at 8 15 tomorrow night at the Victory stage. Before the end of your first week at gunnery school you la know that Progress is being made in the training of gunners. No matter which of the six gunnery schools you attend you la find that the equipment used is the Best and most advanced in the world that our gunners use More ammunition in training than those of any other nation and that the synthetic training devices in use Are remarkably efficient. Book bits from the Post Library on 2nd floor of service club no. The 1. Herbert a birthday party for men born in july All soldiers whose birthdays Are in july Are invited to attend a a birthday party to be held at the eighth Street Uso club sunday afternoon july 18, at 4 p. In. Refreshments including a Large birthday cake will be served. Soldiers wishing to attend the party Are asked to Register at the club before the Date of the affair. Save More planes by Perrie Perkins we thank you for the Many sincere and helpful suggestions air ans we is you tinned in on last week s questionnaire. A caren11 study is being made of each questionnaire and insofar As it is within the Power of your Exchange your suggestions will be Given attention. Reading the questionnaires we believe we should review a Lew of the Points mentioned in this column Wallet Black leather Gold initials. Zipper Type. Finder return Wallet and keep Money. Two Money belts one Button Type and another Zipper Type. Please return to this office. Wrist watch a the Bros a Superman Black round face Radium numerals with sweep second hand. Owner offers Reward. Wallet Brown leather no Zipper. Papers important Only to owner. Wallet # Black leather folding Type with Button celluloid compartments. Wallet Tan leather a Justin a with identification and other important papers. Finder Contact this office or lieutenant Straub 308th to by calling 689. Item was lost near Money Belt and wrist watch. Contact lieutenant Watson 304 to. Flight Caps in Post Heaters Call at building 844. Wallet Black parties who have found or lost items on the Post please Contact the special service office building 844. Room 12 As soon As possible. C. P. Price 1611 Kemp Boulevard phone 4056, has a package belonging to a Soldier to whom he gave a ride from Electra Early this Rek. Owner must identify contents 4 Lur i More planes War Bonds a a a j Many of you suggest additional Beer gardens to Lake care of the overflow from exchanges. Exchanges nos. Ii. 4 and i it have gardens at this time and gardens Are now under con i St auction for exchanges nos. To. 7. 8. 9. To. La and 12. Exchange no 5, in the Hospital area has an outdoor Garden j though no Beer is served. A a a we Ell a a school for sales instruction is conducted in i pc Ukia office and stoles tor the purpose of teaching and training employees to serve you More efficiently. A a ice Cream cookies Candy soft drinks and gum Are not so plentiful As heretofore because they contain sugar. Your Exchange receives an allotment of sugar a currency Quot each month. Just As the housewife does. For every Candy bar delivered. Every stick of gum each Coke. So much sugar currency must be turned Back to the manufacture of the sugar containing item. Thus it works that your Exchange must carefully plan and budget Candy ice Cream All of the Sweet things you like so much. In order that the Supply will last throughout the month. I his is the very same rationing system that is going on All Over these United states in an Effort to conserve for the most people Over the longest possible period of time. A a an item of interest to those of you who do office work and find your throne of assignment More and More uncomfortable. Your Exchange has recently purchased a Supply of rubber chair cushions. You will find them at exchanges nos. I. 2, 5. 6. 9 and 12. The Price is reasonable. A a a custodians of Council Book funds will save Money for Tho ii squadrons by buying Ink in Large size containers. Exchange no. 2 cables Quait size bottles of Quink for just that purpose. A a because of popular request your Exchange is placing orders for a goodly Supply of Novelty gift toys. Much the same As the ones which you liked so Well at Christmas time. Miniature Bull dogs scotties horses. Just the thing your lady will love. A a a War reviews travel and adventure stories books containing scientific and technical information head the list of orders for Exchange Book counters. Current Best Sellers will be obtained whenever possible. A a a because the Supply of marinas Sweet potatoes went so fast Many of you were turned away empty handed. An Addi brain racking work i the first week in gunnery school May seem a Little tame to you particularly if you be been Reading toe newspaper accounts of the amazing exploits of a of gunners All Over the world. That first week you la spend 32 hours on a course called a a weapons and Hie Only shooting you la do will be with a Caliper .22 Rifle. J he a weapons Quot course will be hard brain racking work. Most of it is devoted to detailed study of the Cal. .50 machine guns the greatest destroyer of enemy planes and air Crews in this War. You la learn to take it apart and reassemble it you la study its recoil mechanism you la learn How to clean it Load it charge it and Clear it when it jams. If that class bores you and you re itching to get your fingers on a loaded gun. Just remember the dope you la be studying is a gunner s bread and butter. Its also a gunners life insurance. Take it All in and re i member that starting will the second week you la be expending More Lead in one Day than the boys in combat use in a half dozen missions. This novel is a Loose knit Saga of life on a tumultuous Frontier Loc a Quarter of a Century. It deals with one of the profoundest and most moving of human problems the inter mixtures of races. Built around the efforts of a half caste. The son of a White Man and a Bush woman it is intensely interesting. Bursting with life Tough full of humor and violence it provides an authentic picture of australian Frontier life. Shalett Sidney. Old nameless a Complete Eye witness play by play account of the american Battle Wagon the japs dread most. It tells of action off Tho Savo islands and Guadalcanal and How this Battle Wagon manned by a Green Crew not Only survived the murderous attacks of japanese dive bombers and torpedo planes but shot Down 32 planes. A thrilling Tine Story of american hoi a ism will Send a glow of Pride through every american. Hid you know things you la learn at gunnery school that probably you never knew before. That with the exception of tracer Bullet that Cal. .50 projectile has a base shaped like the Stern of a boat and called a a boat Tail Quot base tracer bullets have Flat bases. That Cal. .50 bullets have pointed noses in contrast to the Blunt noses of Cal. .45 projectiles. That the Cal. .50 is air cooled by Means of a barrel jacket constructed in such a manner As to cause the air to be forced equally around All parts of die barrel. That All Power turrets have built in control devices which automatically cause your guns to cease firing when any part of Hie air plane is in your line of fire this Means that no matter How poor your aim is you can to shoot off the Tail of your own ship in Case you be been worrying. Watson John o. Air Force this is the Story of the breathtaking adventures of the a Mary Ann a u. S. Army bomber and its Crew from the time it lid von Mather Field. San Francisco on december 6. 1941. Until its arrival in Australia. Inspired by the Brilliant record of our army fliers it covers in All of its Stark realism the dastardly attack at Pearl Harbor Hie suffering and heroism on Wake Island the smashing of japanese Convoy on the Coral seas. Unbelievable air attacks and the valor of patriotic men. It is a worthy tribute to our men and our allies in the air Force. A a Ake More stops show As big audience can t see stage sgt. Isudore Molofsky Brook-1 Lyn new York a recent graduate of the gunners school at Buckingham Field it. Myers. Fla., set a new it. Myers record for accuracy during the six weeks course. His gunnery average was 36.06, i which Means that Over one turd j of All his shots while at gunnery j school found the target. Sergeant Molofsky is a graduate of the radio mechanics school at Truax Field Madison wis., and the radar school at Boca Raton Fla. J tuesday nights Victory stage revue audience fought a dust storm for one hour be tire throw ing in the sponge and dispersing j w Hen Cpl. Cd nettling producer i of the show finally called of tile j bout with the audience hanging i on the ropes. In spite of the Dot the How. A weekly variety performance. Started on scheduled time. An hour later the show was stopped when the dust became so thick that it was difficult for the actors to see the audience and v ice versa. The Texas chamber Commerce ays the dust came from Oklahoma. Take More pain soldiers wives Cive a skin came tomorrow tonal Supply of these Tittle fun makers has been ordered and should be in Exchange counters in the not inn Distant future take More pain a Rhy wad Bax my a the skin game a a one act farce by Marion Leonard Bishop will be presented by members of the soldiers wives Little theatre group at the Wichita Falls Owca at 5 p. In. Sunday. Soldiers Are invited to attend the performance. The Owca incidentally holds open House from i to 9 p. No

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