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Vol. 1 No. 5
FORT BACK TO NORMAL WORD OF RETURN TO ACTIVE STATUS RECEIVED FROM NSC r ■n All conjecture about the future of Fort Kuschucs was endec Tuesday, Octo ber 24, when the Pest Commander, Col. E. N. Hardy received a radiogram from Me jor Gen, V-ill ism Shedd, of NSC noti fying him that the inective status of the enesmpment had teen removed end that it was to be returned immediately to active status. The radiogram advised that several thousand troeps would be sent to the j Fort in the near future. This means that ell activities of | the Post will be stepped uj to full j speed in preparation tc. receive troops. I WAC POOL QUE E N Taking four matched games at the VAC pool tournament Sunday, st the Post recreeticn hall, T/4 Creedell He ley, establish ed herself as the best WAC pool player on the Post. She was evarded a pig skin bound diary as first prize. Pvt. Mary Cooke was runner-up end Pvt. Eve lyn Griffin placed third. Capt. I. J. Cayton, V’AC commanding officer, pre sented first and second prizes. Other contestants were Pfc, Ruth Gaddy, Pvt. Lou ise Balls, Pvt. Buelah latten, T/Sgt. Vivian lard, Pvt. Joe Ingram, PUBLISHED WEEKLY BY THE SPECIAL SERVICE DIVISION Service Command Unit 1922 ★ Fort Huachuca, Arizona BULLETIN T Nev.’s that Colonel i j Frank Barber, chief of j. staff of the 92nd Givi i sicn, was killed in sc- ' j. tion in the European the- : ~ a ter of operations was re-; ceived here this week. Colonel Barber was i r well known by many en-- : : I listed men and officers j ; at Fort Huachuca. Details of his death ; ; were not immediately ; \ forthcoming from the Far i : Department. 4 ..I r.-f- .‘4:.. 1.1 ‘'l.l jj Ffc. Lencre I'cCleod and T/5 Georgia Chester;., The contest was spon sored by. T/5 Doris Paige and i vb, Toni. Rccka rd. WAC Haley, in addition to being "pool shark" of the FACs, is sweepstakes bowling champion of the (con’d on page'7) DEPARTMENT OF LI U n/ U } | 1 i l '— * k.iWtti 1 L.v GENERAL VISITS HERE AFRICAN CAMPAIGNER SPENDING LEAVE AMONG FAMILIAR SSENES Me j. Gen, Lov. el 1 deputy chief of staff of the Mediteranean command under Gen. Sir Henry Maitland Wilson, and one of the planners of the North A frican invasion, visited Fort Huachuca last fundsy to renew old friendship's which had flourished here 20 years ago, lb jcr John H. Ha ley and Cs pta in Ora E. Saunders 1 ere two of the "old" sol diers st the Fort who are especially ! esteemed by the general because of‘his i long acquaintance with them... In 1919, General Rooks, then a cap | tain, acting as company adjutant in \ the 25th Infantry, stationed st Camp October 27,1944 Stephen E, Little^ Nogal es, Ariz., was Captain Saunder’s commanding of ficer, the Captain serv ing as his sergeant Ma jor at that time. On a trip to Fort Hus. chuca during that year, Capt. Rooks met Ist Lt. John. H, Kaley, of the 10th . Cavalry, and a friendship grev, between them that has lasted more than a score '.of years. Genera 1 Rooks j oined General .Eis enhower ’s staff in 1942., as a colo nel. He earned rapid promotions in rank to his present status as a major general through services rendered dur ing the African invasion. It was he v?hc personally commanded the lending force which took Oran.