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Sheppard Field Texacts (Newspaper) - October 02, 1942, Sheppard Field, TexasSheppard Field Etc troops ready when under fire by pfc. Mike Mechanic exacts staff writer . Public relation officer looks at me other Day while i Jil comfortably to s Corner of a t cry to i r have them ready for such situation Al front an i very Nice indeed hut when officer tem me that i a personally an. Going to March seven and a half rookies i am having very much other though s. Herbert there is nothing much i can do about however As in her if. Mcmurray who is one of it Ltd it Quot shoulder picks me up and it Ain t Long before i got a Rifle Over my and i am marching out of main Gate a very Happy while we Are marching Gen s n Quot deed zt�1?z before i am thinking Quot this Blue yonder Well a. G darts out of certainly is a cinch deed just then Gas Sun. An officer give a command and masks and jump into ditches along std o t like mad at this Al Piane. Which is . A Walsh who is one gent who can pick a hair his Wing tip. Jaw uhe Nonena i an standing it Middle of Road observing his by this plane is coming lower and lower and ail a air or a a a a a a but soon i find More adds a to be saying of my Stemach a a Dering whether co Onel does i he departed and maybe wants to it he new hair ? Sand to simulate while i an lying there plane is Dropp s with Gas Small Sand it Acks to an ulate Boms manholes Blanks while troops is shooting a like a a. The ditches and i am thinking my. These Gays rugged and ready for anything indeed., by he a couple of time column i deploy into plane comes Back out of san a install Ach. A be ditches and whatnot and Uke a a. one trooper says that but Gad ammunition and he is sure he would have shot it Down with i a is thinking of telling th., to on. A. The colonel crack up in a Meadow. This log tactical problem too far. Am when air plane attacks is Over velt a ngg n Gen. Drink some water and smoke some fags am when a a a or tors. A l a get 1 r. R r i Ltd a Quot fatigue after strenuous rein it roll9tln, la. Ray a. Peterson Wing commander and Ai t. Trainman and it. H. Mcmurray. Yes sir officer and enlisted men put on a they Are rugged and ready perfect a a commandos in Evrall a Post Exchange books will be Good after not. I Bat credit wont a private . A 1942.�?civilians five cents vol. I. No. 43-Sheppard Field. Texas. . In a negro musical comedy Opensh Ernext thursday of of Oil Tucio Camo shows Board revue boasts a a keep shuffling a Uso Camp shows All Uso a p Beimling each evening at 8 thursday. This fast moving show will p a. J a a saturday matinee j of clock on Victory stage next to s d n showman and orches i beginning at 2 ?>0 p. In. Deduced in new it get Jura Leader Noble sissle who is a member a 8 of n outs Andis a major Brackenridge to View at hangar saturday afternoon thousands of aviation Mechanic students will step off on hangar ramp to stirring martial music of air forces band at 3 p. In. Tomorrow to pass in review before May William t. Brackenridge director of military training of aft to school at Sheppard Field and his staff. Capt. W. T. Quot Arew will act As commander of troops in lieu of maj. M. G. Koech. Supervisor of second provisional group. J barring inclement weather Thoj ceremonial reviews will be held. Each saturday afternoon and j position of commander of troops will alternate Between supervisors of first and second provisional groups or their appointed Rcpt use Neath is. Leading marching soldiers will be color guard of first provisional group. Student groups will be headed by commanders of technical school squadrons or ii designated commissioned officer represent at Ives. Engines of All school air planes i will be silent during review i period. The ramp East of West line of hangar no. 3 will be Clear i cd of All aircraft from 2 o0 p. M. I until completion of review. Take motion pictures j motion pictures of review be taken by c. A. Wilmot i. G performers from stage screen and radio and moves with a lightning like Pace which distinguishes big time All coloured show hits. Sweet and torrid tunes. Sissle has skilfully blended into a keep Shufflin a hot Hack rhythms Fleet footed Flash dancing Sweet and torrid tunes and comedy that rocks and comes up with a 90-minute Jamboree which is really a Sizzler. Clarence Robinson. Producer of new Yok Elmes iss a it a ant director it Paramount studios a straight Man style. In a continued on Page 4aj Viga five �?1take it a Oro Ratni a in every leading Varlet it Hon this country and have also been Tim will re w Orn featured in Many legitimate lies Tull Ijar ii _ shows Mason holds a record at new Yorkus a Apollo theater where he has played Over 50 no longer will personnel of it Mes. Cook and Brown of Sheppard Field go timeless while i Centric dancing comedians have x a i by Post personnel on duty on Post according to a memorandum published wednesday. Officers and enlisted men Here filled Best theatres from coast to coast in this country and in London Paris and Australia. The headline a Pullman Porter scolded to conform with Regula act rout inc. 10 Quot a a Quot a Strel Hon for tall and Winter military Dow 0 n Page 4, dress. A a a gala Oregon night planned generosity of hundreds of folks Back Home will be displayed at a state of Oregon night party tomorrow night at Lamar Uso. All oregonians Are invited to attend gala event which committeemen have claimed exceeded their wildest original expectations. Planned by a committee of Oregon soldiers and Lamar Avenue Uso club it promises to be outstanding event of local usos history. The second and third floors of bulling will i be turned Over to we footed for occasion. The generosity of oregonians at Home will have to be seen to be appreciated. Every Coiner of state is represented in prizes refreshments and greetings to be distributed and displayed. The ability of a Soldier to a a Flicker on his next months pay through Post Exchange Coupon Book route will come to an abrupt bait on nov. I when a military personnel officers As Well a enlisted men. Will pay Cash for purchases on Post. Under present system a Man can be a a broken by mid die of month yet get along fairly Well As far As smokes and cokes go by Purchase on j credit of Coupon books. This privilege will cease. By going on a Cash basis collection sheets and other complicated administrative burdens will be eliminated War Depatt Niento explains. The pay As you go plan also is designed to further president s program for reduction of credit buying As Well As develop Thrift habits in military personnel. Since aug. I 1942, expend thousands of cigarettes numerous boxes of Candy cookies and Many famous Oregon foods Are included. Tuna fish and crab meat from As Toria. Pears from Medford and Ber -. Ries from Gresham Are but a few of items that will become a part of huge Buffet supper to be served. Will play recording lbs outlet Koin of Portland. Has sent a recorded greeting that was recently broadcast from their studios. The Oregon state coast Highway association a technicolor talking film that depicts Scenic state of Oregon in All of its natural Beauty. Greetings from Many of states leading dignitaries will be read and displayed. Included arc messages from governor Char is a Sprague u. S. Senator Charles l. Mcnary congressman Walter m. Pierce. Secretary of state Earl Snell and Many others. Several Hundred Sheppard ettes and Post Debs have been invited 1 to event. Much interest has been expressed by their numbers in this first formal event of season. Music will he furnished by Sheppard Fields a a wings of music who have prepared a number of special arrangements of Well known Oregon school songs. An intermission period of special floor show entertainment has also been planned. Tickets should be procured by oregonian Khaki class from Lamar Avenue Uso. Room Das soon As possible. Mental Cash basis plan has been in effect at fort Bragg n. C. It has been pronounced a Success. Unless orders Are changed Post Exchange Coupon books will St ii1 be available for Cash Purchase but maj a. E. Lawwill Post Exchange officer states frankly that he sees no inducement to men to buy i hem since no discount is offered. A save More clones gophers meet sunday to select officers there will be a meeting of Minnesota club at Lamar Uso third floor sunday oct. 4, at 2 30 p. M. An election of officers will be held and plans will be formulated for a state night in december which will be a Christmas party. All Minnesota men Are urged to attend meeting sunday. The a state at ore., Coatee i.�. Men Are ,.la�?zni�?zb for big party . Cpl. Anthony , chairman of pvt. Robert Shaw pvt. Brian Barr an Cpl. Ralph Severson. The event sgt. Robert Mcclay it

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