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Sheppard Field Texacts Newspaper Archives Mar 6 1942, Page 1

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Sheppard Field Texacts (Newspaper) - March 6, 1942, Sheppard Field, Texas Sheppard Field link i. Number 13 a private publication Iii Hie internist of military personnel at Sheppard Field Sii Kappa i i Al flt tfx As fit i Day a Iii ii i i it 4i> our Ider. Five cents to 1viliaxs iter a old on get Reh. Pon j it and Don. Lens Lay. Amp it was in. 1039 cadets advanced by promotions Texas beauties Parade at new Uso Ailt if Uto Heads i Voinot Ion or Pool Field with x Limber i Neluie Ell 111 111 i do be i i o is i the g of ther ared the1? fellas Coil there pvt cad i Siss tired Lair although not As Large As Gebru a s record smashing total this month increased the a of 1039 Sheppard Field calf is the second largest mass til Iii in the Fields history. The replacement Center led All the Cost with 521 cadets going up tin ladder. Staff sergeants however. Might As Well quit scanning tin lists. There were no techs inn in the a crts. 22 men will sew n the extra Stripe of a staff Ai i. Will wonders never cease tin were More sergeants than pm i Nils. 234 men can now Issue of it a it with All the authority of St ants Only 169 will be wearing the two Stripe badge. The privates first class brought up Ribu i Iasi has of when with i tin j last s sex Mied vers Lake Siedi imia Paioa ii a the oui he 11 Ake l till let pee Sac cd he hat Malow ail on fir pm the 165 97 Arn con of Ceai adding Only 96 new Mem to their band. One Lone tech air corps technical school led 492 cadets to higher pay authority. One fortunate Fel became a technical sergeant two others will place a Diamond Cir stripes and he known As sergeants. 39 cadets will Lily quickly get married As Are now staff sergeants and others took on a third Stripe. A ill now he know n As corporals become eligible for the no club. The ambitious army a eco a took on 8s cadets who looking for better things to \ ii Rase Normal again 70th air base went Back to tidally a Normal life this the. Only 26 men taking on a View of army life in first three grades were Fly ignored while Only ten y chaps will go about As ser its. The corporals who ruled Field last month were a lonesome Little group this time. Six men will buy the two Stripe Chevin. Even the of cos did better. They have ten new men. Str Lue j2ei the the formally attired Sheppard ettes were the outstanding attractions for Sheppard Field cadets attending the initial Friday night dance at the Lamar Avenue i so in Wichita Falls the new recreation Headquarters for cadets. The three Story i so Center. Remodeler at a Cost of $100,1 00, is believed to be the most Complete and attractive Center in the country. Resides the Friday night dances that will he a regular feature a variety of entertainment programs Are held every week. Rooms Are provided Cadet groups with special avocational inter its and tor instruction classes. Air corps gets parity with army forces presidents decision lives air Branch More Freedom a a training and action by corp. Don Dana exacts special writer the announcement made by president Roosevelt streamlining the functions of the air corps is. A cording to an interpretation Given Fex acts by colonel Edward c. Black in the interests of simplification. A a training operation and employment will be greatly improved by the action the commander in chief has taken a colonel Black said. A a although the air corps will not he a completely Independent unit As is the r. A. In it will he separated in All matter where organizational affairs will be improved by simplification of general staff control colonel Black went on to say that the air corps will still be under general staff control Al though fifty percent of the offic pm composing the staff will be from the air Arm. A it should give the commanders i of task forces More Independence of action Quot the commandant of Sheppard Field further remarked. I a likewise All the air corps sup plies will conic from one Central i _ colonel Black said that he had no information As to How the new setup would directly affect Sheppard Field and said that his remarks must be construed As an interpretation of the news As released throughout the nation by the press associations. The Story As released this week stated that the United states air corps would have full Equality with the combined ground arms that then1 would be three Basic units the army ground forces the army air forces and the services of Supply. Each would have its own commander under the chief of staff. The order becomes effective on Marcel 9. Templeton Rubinoff Anderson entertain cadets at Post famous artists get Fine reception from Soldier audiences a lust a Sample of the continued applause Alec Templeton received As he played a a Honey suckle Rose and other numbers for Sheppard Field cadets. The Man sealed on the floor in civilian clothing is or. Templeton a manager Stanley North. The microphone was used to broadcast to the overflow crowd outside the service club. Three famous personalities of the music world were the Gin its of Sheppard Field during the past two weeks. First to appear was Marian Anderson outstanding coloured contralto who entertained at the recent graduation program. Cadets were raving a few Days later Over the Pel formantes of Rubinoff and his violin. Most recently they were marvelling Over the music of versatile Alce Templeton one of the worlds greatest pianists. Rubinoff appeared twice at Post theater no. 2 for Soldier audiences and also at the station Hospital for the convalescent. The courtesies extended him by the men of Sheppard Field impressed him most he said. Alec Templeton first played informally tuesday afternoon before an awed crowd in the service club. That evening he was guest Star on the weekly Sheppard Field in review radio broadcast before his concert at the municipal auditor continued Ort Page eight pictured above Are part of the thousands of Sheppard Field cadets under the spell of the music of Rubinoff and his violin As he performed at Post theater no. 2. At the piano is his accompanist Alexander Makofka who was responsible for bringing or. Rubinoff to the Geld. I he violin or. Kuh Inott is playing is a Stradivarius valued at $100,000

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