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Keesler Men Start Gunnery Training Scores of soldier* left K.ruler Field l»*t to attend Aerial Gunnery School, it was revealed yesterday They are among many former Keesler Field meet now training at Panama City, Fla., L** Vega*. Nev, and Harlingen. Tex. The importance of aerial gun ners -in this war was made evi dent last week when three who flew in Brig. Gen. James H Doo little'* raid on Tokyo April If were awarded the Distinguished Flying! Cross “tor extraordinary achieve- ( meat." Additional gunnery scuools are now being built to meet America’* growing need for aerial gunners, the War Department announced recently. The five-weeks course includes both theoretical study and actual firing of guns. Students be gin with small guns and gradually work into heavier machine guns and cannon. The course covert trap and *keet shooting, turret gun op eration and maintenance, and the firing and maintenance of all guns used in actual combat. While training the men receive flight pay tor She time they spend >n the air. On graduation all Pri vaies ana ttriva"es First Class will be promoted to Corporal, gwarded the air crews’ distinctive aviation badge and assigned to combal units of the Army Air Forces Non-commissioned officers will train and graduate in grade Keesler Field men who are nol attending school, are between 1! and 30 years of age, inclusive, nol over 5 feet 10 inches or 17C pounds, and who scored at least 100 in the Army General Classi fication test may volunteer for gunnery training. Applications can b* secured from the squadrons. Further in formation will be given by the Aviation Cadet Board. Building 35. Remodeled USO to Open Saturday The newly remodeled Biloxi USO clubhouse, in the old Armory building, opposite the L. and N. Railroad Station, will be formally opened Saturday. An open house will be held from # a m. to 11 p.m. A committee of Girls Service Organization members, under the leadership of Mrs. J. H. Beeman, will act m* hoat—an* and game partners. Refreshments will be served. The club, sponsored by the Army and Navy department of the YMCA will be under the direction of Wade H. Stokes, Jr., and Mrs Sarah Q. Wins borough Included among members of the local com mittee of management are Mrs. Beeman, Mrs. T. N. Roberts, the Rev. C. H. Gunn, Col. Robert E. M. Goolrick, J. O. Coleman, Don ald R. FitzRoy, and F. M. Lea Among the facilities offered at die club are reading and writing rooms, a lounge, sewing tables, irons and ironing boards, shaving equipment, a radio-phonograph and records, a snack bar, game and music equipment. Hostesses of the GSO will be in the building at all times. Weekiy dances, dramatic classes, game nighis, community sings and other events will be held. A spe cial feature will be the state and occupational dances, where only men from one state, or one occu pation will be admitted. On Sun day music appreciation concerts, civilian and Post talent will be pre sented alternately with recorded music programs. Bakery Starts To Supply Field's Bread Keesier Field soldier* today are enjoying bread baked in the Quar termaster Bakery, Block 38, which ] opened Monday. The bakery was scheduled to open two months ago but because of the delay in receiving equip ment the opening was postponed. According to present pians, the bakery will not only supp.y all ot Keeslers bread needs but those of the Air Forcea Technical School in Gulfport, Miss., as well Thirty-two bakers, all of .them former bakers or graduates of one of the Army Baking schools, work in the huge bakery on two shift* from 4 to 10 asm and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. They have their own oar rack, Building 5, Block 37. The bakery is capable of bak ing 25,000 pound* of bread in one pound loaves dally. The two oven* can take 3,000 pounds of bread every half-hour. The pastry equip ment will not arrive until early winter. The build .ng. equipped with all the latest baking equipment, con sists of an office and fermentation.1 m.x.ng, molding, stock, oven, proof and storage and issue rooms lit 1-i. John G. Yevick, Post Subsis tence Officer, direct* the opera tons in ihe bakery assisted by S Sgt. Clyde Southern and Sgts. Troy Williams and Isador J. Fox. PRIVATE WOYKOVICH DBS PvL V?art.n B Woykovich, 22, of Gary. Ind., died last week of high blood pressure. Private Woykovich entered the Army May 18 and was admitted to the Station Hospital! May 27. He was attached ic the! 400ui Tech. Sc. Sq. i I I Potential 'Flying Tiger' Prt t^ uSItth T„h Sc Sq drr.m of Joining the famous righting uult known » the "Hying Titers." which Is commanded by Ills Illus trious father. Brig. Gen. t laire L t hennsult. The design on the plane at which he Is taring is the same as those on the. fighting airships of the "Flying Tigers." m (Photo by Army Air Forces Technical Training Command^ Gen. Chennault's Son Here Longs to Join Dad s Tigers Ry PVT. GEORGE W. SCHROECK When Pvt. Charles L. Chennauli of Madison, Ala., reported here last week and began his recruit drill, he received about the samt [attention as any other “rookie." j That was before someone learn ed than, in order to remain un noticed, he had failed to list or his record the name of his father Brig. Gen. Claire L. Chennault Commander of the spectacular "Flying Tigers," American Volun teer Group, which is giving the Japs no little worry in Burma and China. “Why all this? Can't we just skip it? I don't want any notice because of my father. I haven*1) done anything," he protested when first called away from » grmm r» 1 “rookies" during a break between lectures in the recruit training schedule. “What would I like to do in the Amy Air Force*? Why, I'd like to g* to flying school, but I don't know If I eon qualify. Id like to be over there with Dad. And if I don't qualify tor flying school. 1*11 try to make the grade for Of ficer Candidate School.** Private Chennault, like all other recruits, was given mechanical ap titude and general intelligence tests the morning following arri val here. He made high scores in all examinations, and was given his choice of the Air Forces Tech nical Schools for which he quali fied, 1st Lt. Robert J. Roth, Class ification Officer in charge of In terviewing and Aptitude Testing, said. FIFTH xON l\ si RYU V "I'll take Airplane Mechanics school, because It will improve my knowledge of airplane ground work. For a fellow just learning about planes, and who wants to _(continued on foun We Get It, An Optimist All eyes were fixed, not on the rookie from the 587th Tech. Sc. Sq., but on the box I clamped between his knees. | For four day* he had waited for it. It was a home-baked | cake from Mom. The lid flipped open and • he looked inside at a billion crumb*. “Cakeburger!" he said en thusiastically. "Reach in, fel Bowling Alley Building Ready Here The Post bowling alley building ■ in Block 43 opposite the Post Chap el, was completed this week, and is now waiting for the bowling equipment which Capt. Jack B. McFarland, Post Exchange Officer, ; said this week was on shipment from St. Louis, Mo. j The completed bowling alley for Keesler Field officer* and men if expected to be open early next month. To defray maintenance ex penses and to r epay $16,000 bor rowed from the Post Exchange fund for the alley, a charge of 13 centa a line Will be levied, Cap tain McFarland said. The alley will be open day and night and large cooling fans wili be installed._ Laundry To Open Here In September The Post laundry will begin op i cratlon early In September, em | ploying about 570 civil service I workers on two shifts and plan ning to give three to four day de livery, It was revealed here today. ! Should the amount of laundry l turned in exceed present plan.*, a . third shift of workers Will of! ; added Construction on the one-story building, opposite Warehouse 40. began early in July and. according to the Post Engineer Office, pro gress is "satisfactory." The main part of the building will be used for washing and the two wings for office# and storage. The laundry is under the super- i vision of Glenn Carter, who was nighi superintendent of the Camp I Claiborne, La., laundry before coming here For 15 years he was' employed Jn the Ft. Sill, Okla., laundry. The laundry charge will remain at II 50 a month. It is planned to have laundry call for several I squadrons each day. Advertising j for workers will soon be made in local papers and Post Offices, At present the Field's laundry U being sent by motor convoy to Camp Sheiby, Miss. The new Post laundry will not only shorten the time of delivery but will save thousands of miles of gasoline and) tire wear a month, thus releasing! sorely needed drivers for other: duties. ROOKIE ROE 'Why Don't They Inspect Us More Often?' B1 PVT. ARTHUR WRIGHT “Inspection is more fun than anything else in the Army," says Rookie Roe. "only they dun t hev« it often enough. “Should have inspection every other day," Roe asserts. “Not ev ery day, of course, because then I wouldn’t have time to get ready for it” Rookie Roe's squadron had in spection last Sat urday. but some body let the word slip that there would be an in spection. That was on Wednes day, and by Fri day morning Roe was all ready for it. As soon as he heard the glad tidings, he started in. Of course he started in by messing up all his equipment and belongings and strewing them all over and around his bunk. The unpredictable laundry had blessed Roe with the added worry of two extra barracks bags. Roe considered this a boon and flat tered himself that he could re member into which bag he put which other bag and into which other bag he put which what-all Of course he couldn’t find any thing without combing bags num ber one, two, three, four and fin ally unearthing the thing in num ber one. BUT ROOKIE ROE LIKES THAT SORT OF THING. In one bag Roe put his winter uniform accessories and otner unusable*, nclud.ng the book from * ‘ml Min Roe on “How to Raise a Victory Garden." In an (Other he put the three cigar boxes i which housed his toilet articles. No amount of consolidation could re duce to one box even the acces sories .'or ene operation of Rue si ablutions. Thursday wa* spent clean ing hh unused use*, kit. Roe used a miracle powder which "leases aluminum lustrous and rloasy without the use of steel wool." Roe used steel wool j Rookie Hue also had time on Thursday to wash and iron bis shoe laces While they were dry ing, he carved from his boots all the accumulation of polish on dust With Blitz he made the brass lace eyes gleam. Thursday evening he was all ready to start making his bed but decided that he might just as wen sleep in it just one more night. Instead he unhung his winter is sue. removed his overcoat from on top the blouse, the blouse from the two OD shirts, the shirts from the two pairs of OD pant? From the hip pocket of the low er pair of these trousers he took a handkerchief, which he had been meaning to get to for a long while, and with the hanky, which was soiled, be removed a spot from the trousers. Then he reassembled his winter wardrobe—until next Saturday. Friday morning he was all ready and was not in the least perturbed when his barracks-mates pointed out that be still had 24 hours to I wait. Roe swept, mopped and swept the floor under and around his bunk. Then he sandpapered it. Then he pol ished the nail heads that showed. Fnday afternoon he made his bed—but wft so be could lie In It. i Not with inspection coming up. First, of course, he stripped i 1 Then he hot only turned hi* ma - tress over but he turned the mat trees cover inside out By intricate manipulation, too' much so ever to outline here, he short-sheeted the bed and manag ed to come up with not one white collar but two. and still the re markable rookie had one sheet; left over to hole! his sail. "Wish they'd make me fly a: spinnaker, tee.” Roe Ms l.eb With fiendish delight he went! through the tortuous rigarooralej of laying out his mess equipment on his bunk, using page 7ft of his Soldier's Basic Field Manual as' his guide. Slide rule and log table*. were all he needed to carry the ! survey out to scale with the draw- | mg In the manual—and from 5 to' 9 pm was all it took Rookie Roe.j By that t.me it was "lights out”; —and with a happy sigh Hoe slid under h.s bunk. He smiled that mght in his sleep. Actually the Inspection Satur day morning was uneventful. Of| course 8 o'clock came and the General did not show up. mne> o’clock came and the Coionei I didn’t, 10 o'clock rolled around but not the Major. And where was the Captain at 11* Rookie was still standing at attention when the Private who was inspecting came through ‘Pretty fair show. Roe,” :,„id the Private, "Too deserve wme reward for , having a good honk. Take a day off a week from next Tuesday." “Please. Private, air,” Rookie Roe pleaded although he knew ne was licked. “DO 1 HAFTA7" Ill Leave ForTraining As Cadets Bjpnn ‘.tiling um large*', shtp *$»: of \ via von Cadet* from till* ifcte* 1. Ill Kees'er men left Mon ti* fa Kelly Field, To* , to be • • erven month'* training Rpnr for thetr wing*. T#otne of these men, all of whom hj to pa** intensive mental and ifevieal examinations, had quail* W a* Cadets lait December *mt A - y Several Aviation Cadets, HW»d*nt at the delay, withdrew #*■ - application* a few week* iprtnr in shipment [ The Kees'er Field Aviation Ca *'> will receive training in one M th* Army Atr Forces special pkools for bombardier*, naviga Hrr pitots, armorer*, lotnttuinl Stokon*. mess, engineer*, meteor P«e «ts. and photographer*. While training they receive 175 a month, ttus subsistence, medical care and pwe -ary equipment and clothing. 9b addition they are gtven a $10, A*' government Ilf* insurance fchey. * They gradt.ate as Second Lieu fgnasiu in the Air Forte* Reserve, jgrtttv of the United States, and are Ipunrdtatoly assigned to duty with Army Air Force* In the capa city for which they were trained. Two squadrons, the J#5lh and SSSth Technical School Kquadrons shared the honor of contributing the largest * roups. 1$ men each, to this * claaa of "American Fag lea." 5 Prospective cadet*, between the [•*»■* of 18 and 28, inrlusive, who *k» sign a autement to the effect thut their dependents have suf ficient means of support, and who Roves* moderate educational at tornment* may obtain applications ftom their squadrons. Those who left for Kelly Field Include: jk}s‘ S*1 Albert T. Niceoial of toe filth Teh. 8c Sq (k* Sgtr Uiuls II Minkin. Albert K r&V. sum: tjpr*. Vincent J. fsufleld, ^teodore Ormr;. i^o W Holland, Sam tlmjs ten James W. Bell and Jo«euh Pryur Rets- Ulkc M Blanche, Thoms. g Arts. Robert r Sehultr. Claude j, Canfield. Knoch F, Dupree. Anton V Bmpeiec Jock D Sheen. Wllllom B Teughn, Beluh tl t-eiher, Phillip r Bffljmkker, Festus E Btunt, Delbett «:< imon. Robert P, signer Buou-ll e, o«bert. Stanley B. U*. end Weller q. Quorve. MCorps, James R. Dean Glenn R Tmci. j, Jock B. Stephens, Ray »-nd r Seymer, Paike H Jones, ff’uaies J. Gould, Bum. D Simpson, foliini N Turner, John P Odell g’lin H McGee. Albert B Preetldge, SlUlam H Johnson Jr., Jatnaa C. Hare |t»ol»y r ralkowskl. Woodrow J. Bslllmer, Guy Bryant. Ronald U Me Allister. Wllltam M. Ttotla Jr., and R Mltitnar. PfcA. Mar tun J. Kina Ifni.# • m ! 2‘'11 , ■ I- HUi**, itobtc M fc/”"' *** £ RoaaaB L fMUhml, John V. KJcRUghter, Robert J V. I^' ter, Ji> men K Wiftgo. Richard E Miher, NH*on E. Freeland. Eddy (». ’tepar, Julian A Petty, Howard siunnoi). Galllard F. Barry, Victor L. 1 Jaognibem', Frank J. Riley and Robert 3. Robbins, * Pvt*. Hobart W Rhoadea. Harry E ¥al*, Richard If. Wert*. Orln H Todd, mdHny Trencher, Michael fterneraio, •jack t. Mackey. Nell G Hoffman. Jbl.iinfc H Hmvarth Jr., Robert G. Hepnt r, Mitchell J. Si oka. John H. McMillan, Duncan F. Obee, Frank Be rsn. OrvIJle D. Fetterly. Thaddru* N •etcher, Paul T. Ilarrigan. Elmer N Robetf F Kohou’, Carl A I eact' Frank L. Munaon Jr > Jtobcrt E Murrell, Jol n W. ghum- 1 Iky, Franklyn C. fkriro. Charle® I Canard. Irving I* Brown, Edwin H Qpchnv,. John H. Dixon. Robert 74 •VoOraw. Robert J. Miller. Harr v F Mortk. Raymond G, PetU. letter A jihoads Alvin C. Wllaon, Robert P fiiowell. Anton F Buchert, Elbert S 11!, Arthur It, Jenaen, Dale D grhrln- i X?, Peter GUchilaf, Leo If. gorcnaen , ftjW C Trieval, David W Kmlth. j David W. Barnard, and Hugh R. Wil I *6*1. 72 Grads Join AM nstructors .In recognition of ouuUndmc (iedes. 72 members of th« June : *1- graduating class of the Army] 'ir Forces Technical School have: been selected for special training as instructors Upon completion of the inatruc- ; tors’ course. 13 will tie assigned j to the Engine Operations Branch ' ‘hd the remainder to the Aircraft: t uej Systems Branch. In the Ensine Operations group are 1 i'vta. Futon R Alien, Alvin C. Bet* | • naiica W Bah off. Charba E Brian, I fcrokl W Brown gidney O Brown. I .afflM* M Campbell, John A Carlton j •vtUUni E. Carlton. Georg* L Caaf;. j ^altar D CaaaaJI. Joaapn C. Chaw »f»d Kenneth L. f*hrl»t> In Tf Fuel System# Branch are £»ta. Patrick J Col Una. wiiii*m c Okiw Lawrence T Crewa, Gian A f ruik. Lel&nd E. Davl*. William M Dava David W. Decker. Charla* O J?#™. nwjmce O. Dormer, Chart G Kuban*. Quentin J naming. Wil. ;i Fleming Jr., Stanley 1 Fox, R Fowler Gerald L Frank tn. Arche- 8 Gault, Harold F Grove* “*fTman R. Hahn. Jack E Hannah. * Jameit W Hark*?, William F John son Daniel J Kaminakl. Joaaph D |;,**%F Lester A l^aia Ray Is*vail# • A addu W I -awl*. Nell g Uedahl. Joa •,:*h B IsOrlncz Edgar Lowry Jr.. I J*m*a J. M'CIoiJum James W Mona- < han. Bruce K, Wohler. Victor B Mur- ; f»y Billy D Neill. Edward Nell!. Wil Pnffe* J*a. ** P*yr>e Otto < J Thomas K Potta. Frank E Puglia## Jama* W .laker. Robert »l. Rivoir. Jamaa W Rndge— Fernando A Ro William A Rose/nan. Albert L ■gph Marl R Shaw. Millard Shu ** Walter T Tkrebieniec. Lamar C nampM*,. William K Thompaon Janie* B Tucker Kenneth W tW ; Wiiaan p Van Winkle. Alan R Vette Is«e A Webber. Jacob V Wh-taeii arm Raymoed J Zi mmerma. Soldiers Warned On Liquor Sales Both the Biloxi police force and h* Post Military Police warned Keevler Field aoidierc yesterday that itrict measures will be taken j against the practice of civilian?: '' J*ng packaged liquor for men mis command i-t addition to the military ar-, r«-fcof soldier participants n this; Practice. the civilian tt liable to | * '-ta which may exceed 1100. Squadrons Divided Into Groups, Wings New Safety Director of t hr Army Air Force ■ Technical School, ml I.t, Beniamin S. Jordan, la eh<mn putting up one of (he aafety poatrra done by t'nrp. Paul H. Snvdei artUi of (hr Public Relation* Office alaff. (Photo by Army Air f oreea Technical Training ( ommandl | Lt. Jordan Picked to Direct Safety Drive in AAFTS Moving towards even greater^ emphasis op the Army Air Torres concerted safety drive. Post of ficers this week appointed 2nd LI.' Benjamin S, Jordan as Safety Di rector to coordinate and promote the safety efforts of the Army Air forces Technical School at Keas ier field. Appointment of Lieutenant Jor dan, who also la Assistant Director of the Inspection Branch of the School, was announced by offi cers with the explanation Unit he will work with other officers In drawing up and putting into ef fect additional safety measures and procedure in the training of the thousands of AM students who are turned out of the school here. "SI Rf W* CAM ISO IT" Lieutenant Jordan, a former civilian instructor, yesterday said that he felt his principal respon sibility would tie the maintenance of the field's present excellent re cord In safety and the activating of additional safety plans so that expanding use of the school's fac ilities. and increased use of the field's airport for flying, will not be accompanied by any Increase in accidents. “I'm sure we can do a Job," I Lieutenant Jordan said. A good safety program al an AM school does more than merely avoid accidents at its station, the Lieutenant pointed out. It must instill in each of the mechanics it turns out an acute awareness of the tremendous need for maximum care and safety at all timer, out on the line, servicing the war plane* that are to fly against the enemy, he said, "On the Held we must keep making sure that AM student* • void moving propellers and elec trical danger spot* But even more we must make the mechanics real required of them In *11 they do to the plane* they work on l(ter—So they can know they ire doing a near perfection job on warplane* u*ed against the enemy." Lieuten ant Jordan aaid Already graphic *afety posters drawn by Corp Paul Snyder. *t*ff artiat of the I'.eetier Field New, have been placed about aome of the! hangar rlasrroom*. Fffort* aleng; thia line will be continued. Lieu tenant Jordan aaid Other detail' I of a continent program of u fety! publicity and promotion will be worked out in conjunction with I *chool personnel, he aaid RFXORII IN TOP* At present Keealer'* safety rec ord la nearly perfect and about t°P« among AM school* of the country. lieutenant Jordan said. “We hope we ran maintain this record and take step* to keep U, even though accident hasardn may 1 Increuc with Increased use of the field." the lieutenant aaid. Pool to Try Synthetic Tires A new synthetic rubber tire,! with which the War Department U ; now experimenting, will be tried: otr, at Keealer Field in the nee future. MaJ. John W Digga, Au-1 tomotive Transportation Officer ! aaid yesterday. If accepted after trial*, the new tire will be adopted for vehicles! used In the United State* Tires received here will be I placed on vehicles which travel i farthest and undergo the moat se-1 vere treatment. Major Digga wUji record mileage and other impor tant data for the War Department, to use in determining the practice- i bllrty of the tree. 56 Win Master, Tech Stripes The temporary appointments of 111 Master Sergeants end 45 Tech j nlcal Sergeenta were announced jhere lg*t week. Promoted to Merge*nr were It. ««l» 1J«1» Halil, ld««. weoi Teen Me. Hq, Melvin C He umxtrfner, Hq end Hq 9q, AAFRTT, D P. fit* lick. •WSth Tech. U*. Sq . Robert T. Ruel. 310th Tech, Sc Hq., Raul Burn*. 210th Tech. He. Sq . Jam#* D. Collier, Jr., IkJflth Tach. Sc. Sq, William J, Kail*. 410th Tech. Hi- S<i Wilbur C. Lynn* 3000. Ter h. Me *4 , William RfvaMi. 366th Tach, So. Sq, John W. Srheuer man, 306th Tech sc. Sq. and Bernard A Rntharhlld. 702nd QM. ’nine# appriinted Technical Sergeant* were; 1ft Aft*. Jamaa R Daly, 303rd Tech. 8c, Sq, Willmr G. Numbqwer, 307 th Tach. He Hq . Payne Newburn. 303rd Tach. Ht Sq. Staff Sergeant* John J Carmll .VMrd Tech 8c Sq . '.va!b VtiiU'.r ,. ;r.o m** », *9th AB Clp liiil T Ward. Hq and Hq Sq AArrS. Paul V. HroulUat, Jtnid Tech. Sc. Hq . Robert W Tay lor. 416th Tech Sc. So Frank Kua tier, Hq and Hq Sq , AAFTS, Stanley I* Ballou, .’JO l at Tech Me Sq Thofiuia If Mullen, 7Sth Mat Sq. »9’h AB C#t» , Marshal) W Brle*acher. l»th Mat Sq . BOth AB «p . Wilkie C Tv buret, 306th T«**h. Sr gq , Norman w. Johneon, 300th Tech. 8r. aq.. Aanen > Kntit »»m. Hq and Hq Hu. AAm. Wilbert |. Miller. .106th Tw*». Sr Sq . Michael E Vltulb. 303rd Tach Sc, Sq., |)<>nald D Ho**. 416th Tech Sc Sq, William R McCool. 304th Tach Sc. Sq . rieorga V Kala 633rd Tach. B* Sq . Pel mar W Witt. Hq and Hq Sq., AAFTS. Edmund R. Rot*. 30601 Tech Sc So, f^wrertee G l Aimer. 30«th Tech Sq Sq iiafqld L. Wagner. S6th Haae Hq and AB Sq . «6th AB Gp Marcus 11 Meadowa, 412th Tech ic 'Sq Joaeu h A Isobar. 303th Tech Sq.. Walter J Dimitri, 302nd Tach »c. Sq . Reid L. Mollaattm, 603rd Tach Ht Sq , Richard E Riddle. 302nd tach. Sc Sq , Paul E Burgage, Hq. and Hq Sq AAFTS, Hu*#* I y. Johnacm. 414th Tech fk- Hq Arthur M. Pfoertner. Ifq and Hq Sq . AAFTS. Richard D Johnaon, Hu ar.d Hq Sq . AAFTS. L#e K Craig 306th Tech Sc Sq. William H N«*rman. 306tii Tech Sc Sq,. Sidney lAtopold. Hq and Hq 8n . AAFTS. Wal ter J. Denkewaiter, 411th Tech. Sc far! L Hath. 310»h Tech Sc Sq . Ben H Rate* 302nd Tech He Sq,, Frank D Murphy, «32nd Tech fk Sq. John A Barron. 30Btn Tach Sc So, Ben- | I am in f Blackman. Det 000th QM, , »nd Theodore If San do/, 702nd QM. New Surgeon Col. Frederick Thorn*, former-i y of the Air Surgeon. Office, ■Va.hmglon, D. C., thia week auc ■eeded Col. Robert i. Platt aa Poet! Surgeon of Keeaier Field. Colonel I nail haa left for Kelly Field.! rex , where he will be Post Sur- ! [eon Co!, Thom* • one of the out-\ Handing eye apeelalleta of the iomkf, , 1 CorporaRPrivate Adler Visits Ruth/Ann Strauss What's ,i. a name' A good deal if it happens to be Jack Adler aod y sj happen to be stationed at Keesler Field. Corp. Jack Adler and Pvt. Jack Adler have decided—and particularly to when both Adlers have girl friends with Identical last names. Corporal Adler, Detachment, 855th Signal Service Co., last week re eived a telegram asking If ha could come to Mobile, Ala., for a visit As it wn signed Strauss, Corporal Adler assumed it was his gtrl-friend Miss Ruth Strauss of Memphis, Tenn,, visiting n Mobile Arriving at Mobile, however, Corporal Adler discov ered that the wire had been sent by Miss Ann Strauss to her boy friend Pvt. Jack Adler of the 5#lst Tech. Sc. S<j. at Keesler. Ba< k at Keesler Corporal Adler contacted Private Adler and straightened out the confusion caused by the tangled telegram. Both soldiers have written the two Misses Strauss and arranged for a double data in the near future, at which time plans will be made to maka sure the mix-up doesn't happen again. Reorganization Seeks to Find Officer Material To provide «aeter i.aftd.ing of jersonncl and nrreaaad oppoc unity for enlisted men to 4«non ilraic leadership acuity, the school kjuadrnna of Krosier I «Jd are be ng reorganised arlUt baate ants* if tod students each The organ sat,on mb regional whool units seas ordered by the Third District. Army Atr fareas Technial Training Command b plamed by MaJ James H Bing bam. Assistant Kwstittro. S-I. the new system breaks the squadron into two groups, each group into two wings, and each wing into taro squadrons of ipproaimetaiy 100 men each Mg ortMst,* Organisation into thaw unite it intended to facilitate admtniatra tkm and military training of en listed student personnel. Mayor Bingham said, fn order to sUaau Ihtlng interrot in military training, nitstanding non -comm is* toned or •cling non-commtaaioned officers under this system trill be recom mended later for Officers’ Candi date School, ha said. The student training group* era beaded by a commits ,n«d officer tnd a Sergeant serving as group Sergeant-Major The wing* are under a commissioned officer, a Wing Sc regain and a Wing Clarh. These wing* break down to (he •quad runs of 100 men which are tocb headed by an enlisted man •roving a* an Acting Corporal, rhiwen by the Commanding Offi cer of the squadron. I9BTII TTMCAL Typical of the new systam ;s the •et-up of the Math Tech. Sc Dq, which already Is in operation in conformance with circular order. Tins squadrun's new organisation is under MaJ, H. N. Dorr, Com manding Officer. Group officer of Group One is l»t Lt, louts Vogler, Jr,, with Sgt. Cheater A. Coates as Group Seieganl-Major Second Ueutan ants Charles B. Hart and Leonard M Miller are Wine l Wing* A and IV of Group 1, with Sgta Melvin B, Smith and Doyle Mitchell, end Corp. U>y H. Wick* and Pfc. Carroll H, Smith, at Wing I Sergeant* and Wing CWrka. rea poctively, of Wings A and B, Appointed as Acting Corpora** and authorised to wear Dm *-hevroa at thai grad# are Pvt* Roy A. Bateman, Jr., Bed If Smith. Al bert S, Mur rah and Joseph L. Neel, They are assigned as non com* in charge of the 100-man squadrons, Group Officer o# Group Two ae 1st U. Guy O, Penvi'R with A Sgt John Park* as Group Ser geant Major. 1st l,u. Malcholm H. Ilammsr and William K. Mil ler are Wing Officers of Wings C ind D respectively. Sgt Kenneth 0. Tubbs end Pvt. Joe R Oyler ire Wing Sergeant and Wing Clerk it Wing C, and Sgt Jam#* L. Moorhead, Jr., and Pvt. Harry J, Weeles, Wing Sergeant and Wing ~lerk of Wing D, Enlisted men appointed Acting Corporals for the squadron* of Group Two are Pvt* Edward T, KiUey, William f. Blackburn, Omer C. Parman rod Joseph A. Lovernc. Acting Corporal* mur. see that the men of their squadrons rise when they should, march to mesa rod class** properly, and must handle other administrative met ier* In connection with the unit-* personnel. The new set-up also is ■xparted to assist in carrying out the recently-expanded calUthenica program for *11 men of the field Under the order* from Tulsa the organisation of recruit* In Re placement* Training Centers of the Technical Training Command will be similar to the student organi** ifon of the Technic*! Schools. Post Day Room Considered at Conference Here C‘*pt. John J. Sackas, Officer in "harge, Art and Decoration, Spa tial Service. 17. S. Army, lest week ‘inferred with Special Service of ficer* and enlisted men of Kecs ier Field regarding a Post day mom. recreation hall and Service "lub beautification program. Captain Sackas 1* charged with risking camps more "habitable." His duties are to stimulate and encourage Post artists, and to pro note mural and easel painting, rod work on visual aids for lec luret. “Keesler Field has more Hum It* there of art talent," he said.