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Sheppard Field Texacts (Newspaper) - June 05, 1943, Sheppard Field, TexasSheppard Field vol. 2, no. 26o f fill Al publication of Sheppard Fjeld Sheppard Field Texas saturday june 5, 1943 free permanent personnel casuals will take Rifle permanent record test All enlisted men at Sheppard Field will begin soon tiring carbines or rifles on the new title Range for individual marksmanship qualification scores for permanent military records. A directive received yesterday from Aai i in Headquarters it ordered. Soldiers Here casuals and assigned men will probably take marksmanship tests with the new. Hitting carbine a Semi automatic piece on the too. 300-Yard ranges. The exact Date of the beginning of program a yet been determined but the not a a coins Hollywood a this a a lass 2<>&Quot i�-25 left Sheppard Field tuesday on it fears i Quot id where Mem will use ii fur camera act follow no a buy Undine Al a new Guinea airbase. The movie tentatively named age or aimed Joe. Will feature Spencer Tracy and Irene Dunne it is scheduled for release actual a belly Landing will be simulated by a miniature Bronchi Bank on Post it open to . Monday i Sheppard Fields newest facility a banking service for All Post personnel will be opened by the first National Bank of a Wichita Falls at to o clock monday morning in the Green bundling recently erected North of and next to the to. R finance office. I i i maternity score Pion deferred i of the recently enacted army. A a no employees of the downtown Bauk. Services i orces program to pro j service will perform All vide maternity and Media Cai Jorma i functions of the Bank and infants of enlisted ing business except that of Grant the Bank has obtained a permit to operate an office it a tire Field under congressional legislation authorizing National Banks to establish such offices at military posts according to w m. Mcgregor president. Mcgregor and other officials of the local Bank have made a study of a similar office already in operation at fort Sill okla. With a View toward providing the utmost in service to Sheppard Field personnel he reported. Stalled by three experienced a novel All soldiers thrill to the shout of their names at daily mail Call. Pvt. Johnnie Pertak 12th mess sqdil., thrills better than most soldiers. And he did something about ii Over the week end. He stuffed 21 outgoing letters in the Squadron mail Chute monday. Big new Range now under construction is scheduled to be completed by july 15 a a j night and Day project. See pictures on Page 12. The directive said a if carbines Are available and Rifle Range has firing Points at too. 200 and 300 Yards the qualification course will he fired with the the new Range has these course lengths. ,. A a sub machine gun faint ban i nation course of 25 rounds at ranges of 15 and 25 Yards will be fired by All enlisted men being strained by this command Quot the i wire directed by maj. Gen. Walter 1r. Weaver commanding general i the aft to declared. A at least 50 per cent Quot of the men of Sheppard Field see Rifle. Page two permanent party men temporarily Frozen Here on Job permanent party soldiers at Sheppard Field Are temporarily not being transferred to aft to an announcement from Headquarters at Knollwood said this week. Men eager to voluntarily Transfer through special applications into schools Are also blocked by the order. Post personnel officials interpreted this directive to cover a limited period Only with a new procurement program getting underway soon. For wives and infants of enu Sicu no business except that of Grant men in the lower four grades ing Loans. However arrangements j Buck sergeants Corpora plates j May to mad Ayue fee first class and privates has not yet been put into action at Texas military posts the War depart ment reported this week unforeseen developments have prevented the program from get for loan transactions at tile Bank in Wichita fall.-. Hours to to 3 banking hours will be from to a. In. To 3 p. M. Monday through Friday and to a. In. To i p. In. On saturday. L p. Buchanan for a a a Mer National Bank examiner will Ting under Way at Louisiana Mili be manager. He will be assisted tary posts also. For the Sheppard by Rex d. Smith and mrs. Charlsie Field men s wives and infants in Leath. The lower four grades the army maj. Gen. J. R. Chaney com-fmer0envy belief Section will manding general of Sheppard function to provide necessary Mafield together with officials of termly and medical care. See Bank Page two ?5 hew a acs swell Post unit Sheppard Field s wac company this week inherited one it a a i Fleer and 75 enrollees to give the unit a full company of three offt j cers and 150 enrollees. The newest officer is third of Juicer lieutenant Mary v. Hood who becomes the company s sup i ply and mess officer succeeding la Angela Theresa newly appointed executive officer and adjutant. A native of Birmingham. Ala lieutenant Hood graduated from the Waag och at fort Des Moines Iowa. In civilian life she was a statistical supervisor for j Large Birmingham Hospital service corporation. All of the newly arrived wac enrollees Are graduates of the wac administrative administrative school at Denton Texas and have been placed in clerical positions at a number of the Fields Headquarters units and departments. S. Sgt. Lee be wins Mech. Of month award after hair line finish s. Sgt. Lee la. Bell 31. An air plane mechanics student in the 316th ass. Was named this week As to exact so Mechanic of the month a for May by the Post faculty Hoard. At selection time the Board found him in a dead Chat with pfc. Gustave f. Oliver also of the 316th ass. Both were rated with scores of too. A careful study of the two contestants military backgrounds resulted in Bells Habitude Victory. J a hotel clerk in Bel Lei on a me. Ohio before he joined the army in december 1941. Bell is now on detached service for air plane me j Challies training from tile troop i Carrier command base at Berg Strom Field Austin. He is not mar lied. His outstanding academic record i i attributed to the right thing at the right Bell also explained a i have always liked aircraft and Hung around Wright Field every Chance i got. But winning this contest was a lot of Luck Bell enlisted at Patterson Field Ohio right after Pearl Harbor was attacked. He was assigned to the 5th transport Sydn. And soon transferred with it to general Mitchell Field. Milwaukee where he became a motor vehicle dispatcher. Later Bell went to Camp Williams. Wis., assigned to the 31st troop Carrier Sydn. Which was transferred to Sedalia air Field to. His last Transfer was to the troop Carrier base Bergstrom Field at Austin where he became an assistant Crew chief of a c-47 cargo transport besides a four Striper. Tern try Ana me canc. Fit i exacts pictorial of the week anti Gas attack Hood my my or Avin it err to Newt

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