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Sheppard Field Texacts Newspaper Archives Mar 20 1943, Page 1

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Sheppard Field Texacts (Newspaper) - March 20, 1943, Sheppard Field, TexasAst action As shown in these three shots typified the thrill examined activities Sheppard Fields first sports carnival held last wednesday night in the Post i Ash a1 training area. In the picture at left. Chuck Richards ill them Fonar is off a shot at the hoop in spite of the blocking efforts of Frank la 801th to guard in a game for the Post Cage title which hit it i on 48-32. A Whitey Quot Jackson Soith guard at right foreground keeps an Eagle by on the halt. In the Center picture it. Guy o. Penwell 1941-42 Wisconsin Badminton singles Champ in the veterans division returns the Bird with a powerful forehand smash in an exhibition game which Penwell won 16-11 Over id. A pc Huck Hyatt in the picture at right pfc Fred limits 62nd a. Returns Hie Ball with a smashing a a Spike shot in a game for the Post volleyball title which the 6 id a team won from the 41911ft ass Crew. Official publication of Sheppard Fiel Fri Sheppard Field Texas saturday Marc h 20, it vol. 2, no. 15iau am students promoted to. Ests started or Transfer 0 colleges major Carter emphasizes exams Are optional mental screening exam i a sons were begun this week to sleet interested Sheppard held soldiers with general a reification test ratings of 110 and Over for Transfer to a airing in colleges under the newly formed army special sed training program. The Asp a Are classification jests Are optional according to Laj. Tony l. Carter. Jr., president of the new selection Board see tests Page 5 a take More talus Ore information s Given on shoe cation program further clarification of the shoe aligning program As it affects military personnel was received his week by Post Headquarters and re towed in memorandum no. .7. Under the new program each individual organization Comman Der is responsible for establishing the fact that officers and enlisted men requesting shoe rationing certificates Are actually in need f same. Certificates will be issued not More than once every four months a to cover the allotted three pairs of shoes per year. Organization commanders will requisition shoe rationing certificates from the Post quartermaster who will keep an accurate record of All certificates issued. Another Point explained in the memorandum is that officers Only May Purchase shoes for Cash from the quartermaster sales store. A chevrons from heaven Angar go i Large crowd pronounces sports carnival a big Success they re officers but rank first As glider techs there is something new under the Sun now that two glider Pilot officer s have graduated from the glider maintenance school Here see officers Page 5 a Large crowd of Soldier officer spectators were on hand to see the first Semi annual sports carnival held last wednesday night in the Post physical training area. This thrill packed show was the first of its of entertainment to lie presented at Sheppard Field combining ail the excitement of championship sports and the toe see carnival Page ii War Bond officer reports $44,000 allotment sales according to it. J. Ii. Stringer Post War Bond officer More than 16 per cent of the enlisted personnel Here signed new class e see War Bond Page 5 mass order signed by air forces head by pvt. Everett l. Sears exacts staff writer the greatest mass promo Tion in Sheppard Fields 10-month history occurred this week when hundreds of privates in the air plane mechanics and glider maintenance schools were named privates first class by order of it. Gen. In h. Arnold commanding general of the army air forces. The promotion in Grade will bring a pay raise of $4 a month to every Soldier student in 27 kinds of army air forces technical training command schools All Over the nation. In la kinds of a a advanced schools in the aft to students will be promoted to corporals a boost of $16 a month. Unaffected by the sweeping promotion order at Sheppard Field see students Page 5> a save More tune a fifty Sheppard soldiers seek naturalization More than 50 Sheppard Field soldiers will be applicants for naturalization before judge William h. Atwell in Federal District court in Wichita Falls saturday March 27. For the purpose of accepting applications from such men in the army and of questioning them an examiner will be Here the first part of next week. The number of applicants for citizenship promised for the coming term of Federal court indicates that the number of resident aliens taken into military service has greatly increased in the past few months. An appropriate program is planned for those who will be sworn in As american citizens on March 27. Exacts pictorial of the thrills Sheppard Field

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