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Sheppard Field Texacts Newspaper Archives Mar 6 1943, Page 1

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Sheppard Field Texacts (Newspaper) - March 06, 1943, Sheppard Field, TexasI. Henry b. Clagett Post commander co. Ira r. Koenig col. H. H. Fisher Etc executive officer commander Sta. Hospital these Are Sheppard Field six full colonels and their respective organizations. In six officers the Only wearers of Silver eagles on the Post Are responsible for organizational change affects Post exacts official Post Publica Tioff to be distributed saturday morning. Afier being a civilian in reprise for nearly 15 months exacts this week becomes j a official newspaper of Heppard Field published by and for the military person Al of this Post. This was accomplished in keep g with a recent War depart ant order which decreed that amp newspapers would Discon nue carrying paid advertising of j or nature. Hereafter exacts Wili be a need and sponsored by the special service office under the ire Elion of the Public relations officer who was authorized to contract for the publication of exacts each week. Saturday delivery because of the change and the necessity of supplying additional opt by. The limited exacts Lait publication Date has been changed from Friday to saturday. Vith delivery of exacts to the personnel of the Field Early saturday morning. From the very beginning the Rar department has encouraged the publication of Camp newspapers and the recent order was heralded by Post officials As a Means of giving military personnel Here the finest publication of its kind in the entire United states. A i inks morn 1�?Tnlni a four new first lieutenants Etc and am school split into groups a Sheppard Field squadrons in the technical school and Basic training Center were affected monday and tuesday by a vast organizational change according to a. Announcement by col. H. B. Clagett Post commander which revealed that the technical school is now split into three school group a Sand an academic group Whit. Etc is divided into two training we be moved again promotions of four 2nd lieutenants to first were announced this week by the Post officers record Section. They Are lieutenants Abbott Abercrombie personnel officer. Ditth ass John r. Compton. 6th technical school group Harold t. Summers personnel officer Koa Demic department and e. S. Smith civilian personnel director a Cidemio department. Exacts second a Mechanic of the month a pvt. Lewis j. Bailey 311th ass right Here receives a few tips on am shortcuts from and air base line chief m. Sgt. Fulton Bulloch a seven hitch Soldier who knows aircraft inside and out. A Mechanic of the month a pvt. Lewis j. Bailey gets february honors pvt. Lewis j. Bailey of the 31 Ullh ass was named yesterday As the february exacts a Mechanic of the month a according to the technical school faculty Board. Bailey who is just 18 and quit the Portland he., High school of Commerce in his senior year to work for the j Oregon shipbuilding corp., As a Union melt welder operator i was selected Over hundreds of other aircraft and Glide j mechanics at Sheppard Field. I his rating for academic grades military efficiency and general deportment was approximately 89. He has been in the army since nov. 7, 1942, and expects to Complete Hie technical training Here about april 15. Under the new arrangement for awards to be made to soldiers chosen As the a Mechanic of the month a the special services Branch of the Post will give Bailey a $25 War Bond an identification Bracelet and various items of wearing apparel selected at the Post exchanges. A i just wanted to be a first class air plane mechanics nothing More a Bailey explained. A i really did to to Glt to the most out of the am school just to get ahead in the i continued on Page 9 for the umpteenth time the Public relation office and exacts a moved this time Back to school Headquarters bldg. 844, room no. To for the Benefit of those who have been trying to keep up with our a moves a we Are located opposite the Sheppard Bield Post office in the building West of the flagpole. Shall we nay More is a emr. Bowmans a if you please Here is warrant officer Edward i. Bowman who took the oath of his rank monday and stayed right on As chief clerk of the posts a personnel office. A native of Chelsea okla., or. Bowman has had More than ten years service in the army starting As a Huck private and going up the ladder to master sergeant. All during his army career he has been closely identified with administrative and personnel work. Wings. Soldiers in the a in training Center the technical training school mess organizations and special duty units were affected in the shifts which Are a Loose parallel to the infantry organisation system with the wings being similar to regiments and the groups comparable to battalions. The general orders for tile change originated in Headquarters third District. Aft to Tulsa. Unaffected by the new setup Are the organization of the Post continued on Page 9� new features Are offered in exacts now that tfx at to has become the official newspaper of Sheppard Field along with tins change was added a number of a a firsts for the a Monarch of c amp on Page two Milton c and. S famous a male i cartoon strip makes its debut a Leathur that will be continued Ai Long As this strip is made Ava Ilab a through the War department official Agency Camp newspaper services. Candiff is known to most As the creat or of a Terry and Iii other cartoons of interest to soldiers will be found elsewhere in this Issue drawn by Sheppard Field soldiers Cpl. Lou Erickson 927th guard Squadron a former newspaper cartoonist and pvt Dean a a Doc Davis 306th to free Lance artist. Both men have been following their own profession Here during a off duty hours. Exacts pictorial of the week the a a eagles of Sheppard Field d William la Stewart col. Jack Greer col. Edward h. Barr Post dental surgeon Post executive officer Post quartermaster the training sustenance and physical welfare of All the Soldier at Sheppard Field

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