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Sheppard Field Texacts Newspaper Archives Jun 19 1943, Page 1

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Sheppard Field Texacts (Newspaper) - June 19, 1943, Sheppard Field, TexasSheppard Fiel official publication of Sheppard Field vol. 2, no. 28sheppard Field Texas saturday june 19, 1943 free sweeping tax exemptions explained fighting dads exemptions married men $2,700 single too 75% forgiven on joint incomes filed for 1942 by ski. Don Reid. Or. Managing editor while most of Sheppard Fields military personnel monday were wondering about their status with the new income tax Law and a clarification of a Telegram from eighth i service command Headquarters setting out certain tax reductions for servicemen exacts checked to uncover the facts of interest to personnel Here. Though no official clarification of the Telegram could be obtained front Wichita Falls Deputy collectors due to the a from Washington it Mas Learned that any member it the armed forces whose military pay. Plus his $1,200 personal exemption Ini 1943 is not More than $2,700 for married men and $2,000. Including .>00 Persona exemption for men not in Odin does not have to pay Federal income taxes for 194.,. Lins applies Nota to commissioned and enlisted personnel. In computing army pay. Base nyut Quot of sets and Brevity Poy must be included As army income. Lit cd Home on the production fronts dad is if thin too. Fathers Day May he jul another Dav of overtime to him. In tribute to lathers of Sheppard held Sobers i in. Hill Sully reproduction Section has presented this stirring Conception of our fighting dads. Physical fitness test will Check enlisted men Here by sgt. James c. Tippett a exacts sports editor a comprehensive physical fitness test will be Given soon pm Selling to Sheppard Field enlisted men of All Ages As part of an Vait Chiamos wide plan to determine the Success of physical training pro Auto lax cramps Grams and soldiers individual physical aptitudes the Post physical training director announced wednesday. Tests comprised of sit ups pull ups and shuttle running will begin with the arrival of the necessary Lorms from aft to Headquarters. The test to be Given Here was developed and standardized on the basis of exhaustive research with More than 15,000 soldiers in aft to Basic training centers and technical schools. Continued on Page la few to pay under the new act Low ervice men under the Grade of major unless they have private incomes from other sources will have to i pay a Federal income tax. It was pointed out however that the $1,500 additional exemption Grant led men in service cannot be applied As an exemption when Fig luring incomes received from civilian sources. The new Bill provides also tha. I continued on Page i to new director of technical school named for the convenience of Sheppard Field personnel Federal Auto tax Stamps for 1943 Are now on Sale at the Field Post office. This $5 stamp must be purchased and affixed to the owners car not later than july i 1943. Col. David w. Goodrich former Etc Asonat executive officer and More recently a member of the technical school of a St auctions facial staff last week end succeeded it. Col. Bruce von g. Scott As director of training of the technical school. Colonel Goodrich. 44 years old is a graduate of the University of Chicago and is rated command Pilot and combat observer with Over 5,000 hours flying time to his credit. Texas a dads invite men heme sunday final arrangements have been made for the fathers Day enter i intent of at least 2,500 Sheppard Field soldiers by gracious Busine. Professional and ranch men i in to communities in the Vicinity of the Post the special service office announced yesterday. Soldiers going to the Homes and ranches of their a fathers for a Day Quot will congregate promptly at 8 30 a m. Sunday at the Victory stage where special service noncom will make assignments explain the program and give m the hundreds of fathers within a 35-mile radius of Wichita 4 alls to invite soldiers to their Homes Lor the Day will meet them at local churches and the Uso clubs according to definite directions to be Given by entertainment offi the a fathers for a Day will not come to Sheppard Field to pick colonel Scott a West Point graduate came to Sheppard i held As operations officer in the latter part of 1941 and shortly thereafter was named director of the technical school a position he held until a week ago. Now away on Otinicial leave. Colonel Scott is expected to receive a new assignment upon his return to the Field. Up their Soldier guests. I he special service office has arranged for transportation to the City of invited soldiers by commercial transit company vehicles. A a fathers will come to Wichita Falls from the following communities Archer City Burkburnett Electra Henrietta Iowa Park. Vernon Holliday and Bowie. Most hosts will be residents of Wichita fall Sec us in Ucucu us l x i f it exacts pictorial of the week the Waag hair do a la g . New York City. 9 o Quot military Quot this week. Ita lot different from

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