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Sheppard Field Texacts (Newspaper) - March 27, 1942, Sheppard Field, TexasFriday Mardi 27, 1942sheppard Field exacts in Alco five 31 Ith tech. Sch. So. Capt. George e. Perry c. O. By sgt. C. G. Siegle i a a on the first leg of the Long Road to Silver wings Are pets Victor la. Idol John k. Duarte and Chas. S. Hudson who returned from furlough to report at Kelly Field for primary training. Also reported to s. Sgt. Dale Swinscoe chief clerk Are the names of fifteen men eligible for appointment As aviation cadets in the near future. The 311th is proud of its contribution to the slogan a keep Mem flying. A we Are equally proud of the men in our first a. M. Graduating class who receive their diplomas on april 14. A graduation dance is planned for the occasion. Blessed by Good weather our Intra Squadron softball Volley Ball and horse shoe tournaments Are running on schedule. Yes i be eaten plenty of dust too. 3 uth tech. Sch. So. Gap. Roy a. Kelley c. O. By sgt. Eugene r. Collins j the Squadron regrets the Transfer of two very capable officers 1st it. Gerald v. Post and 2nd it. James b. Conklin. It. Post who had just returned from the motor transport school. Atlanta Georgia was transferred to the 420th technical school Squadron and it. Conklin was transferred to the a crts. Final arrangements for the Squadron variety show have been made and Squadron moral officer corp. John c. Arbuckle the Man behind the scenes has marked sunday March 28 As the Day to touch off the tues to the ten act variety Bombshell. The dance quartet one of the feature attractions of the coming event made its debut to a Soldier audience last sunday. Pets. Gerhard Axman at the piano Delbert mourning sliding along with the trombone Lawson Roberts playing the saxophone and Stanley How Man plucking at the guitar played a six hour program at the Uso throughout the afternoon and evening. Bling Brooks judging from comments and vacant stares encountered in and around the orderly room. Some of the unassigned Are look no around with suspicion at the up turned Earth in the a West forty in front of the orderly room. Probably with visions of Lawn mowers rollers sprinklers Etc. In mind. The sight of Green grass on Sheppard Field would be a pleasant innovation not to mention a downright luxury. Our Spring training program is getting into full swing for the coming summer sports. At this writing a minimum of 24 Barracks window panes have been broken and we consider that not too bad due to the number of potential Pete risers in our Squadron. We Are wondering if the sudden appearance of Crew haircuts and variations thereof is due to the approach of summer or a result of sleeping in the Barber chair i y a it both tech. Sch. So cant. Frederick b. Shaffer c. C. By sgt. Louis a. Radelet a the voice from Delphi has it that variety is the spice of life. Thus the men and boys of this Squadron have consistently viewed themselves As being unique in More than one respect. Understand however that there is a Sharp distinction Between uniqueness and eccentricity. At any rate it now appears that there is it least one typical item in our midst i. A. Typical acts student. The Laurel goes to private Thomas w. Dickerson of Pomona California recently selected to pose for murals in the service club. Private Dickerson has been in the service since january to is 24 years old. And was a truck Driver by occupation before enlistment. In another place in these pages tribute is paid to private Stanley Hostnik of this Squadron for his perfect 300 Bowling score. In another line of Endeavor. Barracks 790 tasted of perfection last week too As the Crew from this particular domicile copped the toners in the inspection last saturday. Our first sergeant has taken Over the Foreman a capacity on the Job of landscaping the area adjacent to the orderly room. Now we be seen everything Squadron Kegler were on the beam at the Maple lanes last Friday and jumped from eighth place to third in the league defeating the 401st three games straight. Sgt. Robert Imfeld paced the team with a 577 three game total. Those wedding Bells will toll in Early april for s. Sgt. Leland v. Edwards and miss Christine Dyer of Wichita Falls. The couple will make their Home in town. We wish to extend our very Best wishes for perpetual happiness. Playing Volley Ball stripped to the Waist Many men Are already absorbing rebel Ultra Violet rays and will be far ahead of their Northern Brothers in acquiring a much desired Sun Tan. I the armament course there and is waiting now for travel order to i go Over and hand it out to tin Axis. I sure wish we were going with you i Kirk. How do you like those chats ? with the 1st sergeant Fellows we re going to either have to learn to keep our quarters neat a was a Soldier should or else forestay a Home club for the Fellows i who will be Back to 821 per. Go Jing to seem strange to be without j passes As Well As Money Isnit it of Dearie me. Tual giant in our Squadron vol o surpasses even him. An Anonymous character aged eighteen with eight years of Grade school toi r years of College and four Mon i s in the army. Such erudition s commendable to say the least. I 11 both tech. St in St. s. Jackson c. O. By pvt. Eugene Beatty Ori i 319th tech. Sch. So. Capt. William j. Byrd c. O. By t. Sgt. V. H. Kus j 41 St tech. Sch. So. Capt. Harlan e. Chase c. O. By pvt. Jack Whelehan i a sportsmen in area n Are now practising giving each other a the Bird a but in a sportsman like manner Badminton is the answer Fellows Badminton. Also floating through the sports current Are the reverberations and repercussions due to the Ping Pong Battle for j big steaks and French Fries a tween 1st sgt. Man about town Redfern of the 316th and yours truly in which i am fortunate to admit this Humble writer emerged a shaky 3 to 2 Winner. After Many dubious comments on last weeks a Snake Story it remained for a snaky Mitchell to bring one Back alive a la Frank Buck to give credence to All claims. Living proof rested for several Days in the Supply room contrary to All safety regulations and better judgment. A snaky now insists that the degree f. B. Frank Buck be Suffixed to his name at All times As a legitimate part of his title. Question How did the a alone Ranger of Barracks 673" acquire his title and was he a night rider answer none to Date. Question Why is sgt. Seldon a a Goon Davis called the Bowling instructor answer ask him. A conscientious but nonetheless delinquent triumvirate composed of pvt. Bert Barrett pvt. Michael five and corp. Louis Foytik had a rugged time explaining How they missed out on the fore part of a fourteen mile hike last week. The miscreants offered this solution j a we three were All alone. J and figured we were the Vanguard i of the expedition but it turned out i we were the rear. A j curfew impressions and the prospectus thereof was met with i bitter rebuke last week to which i we reply. So wot but As far Las printing the reactions verbatim j it literature that a out. Here a j a passive comment from s. Sgt. Claude Johnson. A they can to do that to me a the sergeant declared heatedly a will get married a evidently or. Johnson is not going to be intimidated by army regulations and the impositions therein. But he will be in by nine thirty or sooner if he receives the nuptial Benediction. Perhaps Goethe was a great scholar but we have an into Alec when the 419th lost it. A i Knighton who left race Nelly 1 it take up other duties at fort Washington Maryland it lost an extremely Able and Well liked officer. Lieutenant Knighton will be greatly missed by All who came int Contact with him during his Sta with the 419th Squadron and a wish him a barrel of Luck on h a new Job. Our new sergeant David Harter entrained this week for fort Benning. Georgia to enter the of tip i Cersy training school at that Post. If the sergeant is As Good an officer As he has been a non com look. Out Hitler and look out. Georg. J gals j the Sheppard Field golfing contingent May have lost in the Toui a lament held at the w Ichita fal a country club Golf course last sunday but sgt. Kenneth Smith adj led to the Squadron laurels what a j he provided the Only Eagle cd to a Day in defeating Charles hem i Smith of the country club. 1 the Squadron a amp r is get til a the boys whipped into Fine Shaland is ready to Challenge All Corner. In softball and Volley Ball. To it balls Are really flying around to a lot and our new suits would put z the Rainbow to shame. So if Ai r other Squadron thinks they Ai really Good come on and Dor t say we did no to warn you up ii g continued from Page six / 320th tech. Sch. So. =1 capt. Clarence m. Haupt c. O. By corp. R. G. Bailey of x. 31 eth tech. Sch. So. Capt. W. L. Tyrrell c. O. By sgt. Harold e. Kautzman \ j r i revenge and Sweet last week when the Squadron softball team banged out a 7-0 Victory Over the Diamond representation of the 419th school Squadron. Corp. A a Tony Grunwald hurled the shutout and he along with but. Irvin Gore Promise to develop into a formidable pitching combination. Gore a w Ichita Falls product also performs in the Outfield and contributed a Home run to the 314th total. But. Dan Danford came through with two four base hits. The 419th had eked out a 4-2 win Over a a Wiebusch a wonders Iii an earlier practice session. Optimism at this moment is running High As to the prospects of the team in inter Field Competition. With Gore Danford and pvt. James Mcharge former professional satellites to Lead the offensive assault this Squadron should be Well represented. Our Best wishes to s. Sgt. Dick Youngerman who celebrated his 25th birthday on March la. He now has As Many years to his credit As he has a chairs on his head. It appears that the quest for higher education has filtered into the higher ranking non coms of this organization. They be traded their a a Superman stories for Cross word puzzles. 317th tech. Soil so. Capt. Richard g. Holland c. O by pvt. James c. Brazo a a the Squadron regrets to see the recent Transfer of it. Walter l. Cole. Never too Busy to lend a helping hand on problems official or personal lieutenant Cole was greatly admired by the entire Squadron. A Farewell Steak dinner was held with c Apt. Richard g. Holland performing the duties of master of ceremonies. A very Lively evening Wall had by All. Rolling with a vengeance our its been brought to our attention that s. Sgt. Raforth and Fred Haupt have written to their Home newspapers in an attempt to receive More letters. Seems i hey read about several others who had tried it and decided they might As Well get in on it too. Well who a going to write the replies Fellows. Corporal Klein is passing out the cigars now. Seems he is the proud and i do mean Prol d father of a baby boy. Congratulations Corporal and mrs. Klein. S. Sgt. Robert m. Kirk returned last monday from Lowry yield Colorado. He has just completed keep Mem shining Tower news stand and Shine parlor next door to Tower theatre Vii it your packages with Vou Are in town of / a 315th tech. Sch. So. Capt. Whiting p. Lightfoot c. O. By sgt. Raymond e. Strong in the sprig e Young Many a fancy net liar holy turns to thoughts of it. To its Home Hills and Trees. It it blossoms and Bab summer uniforms see us for new summer uniforms a for officers and enlisted men. E. H. Amp j. Davis a smart menus Wear Scott at eighth Money when you need it on most anything see us first for army act essor1es unredeemed watches Kuhns Bulov is Etc. $7.50 to $22.50 radios $6.50 to $22.50 the Friendly store Brown amp Higley licensed loan co. Back of Holt hotel 612�?8th St. I i we re plenty proud you soldiers like Wrigley a spearmint gum the big Way it rates with you tells the world it s a mighty swell treat you army men set the Pace for tile nation in Many ways and one Way is by chewing swell tasting Wrigley a spearmint gum. Is you like to sink your Teeth into it and enjoy its hefty Long lasting real spearmint flavor. You be found that chewing Wrigley a spearmint seems to give you a lift after hard drilling. Helps relieve your thirst on Long hikes. Gives you lots of enjoyment after mess when you re off duty at other times too. That a Good news to us. It tells the world Vav Rigley a spearmint gum is mighty Good to Chew a makes us even More proud of our product. So thanks for liking Wrigley a spearmint gum the makers of la Higley s spearmint Ginn a
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