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Post script. [volume] (Fort Huachuca, Ariz.) 1944-1945, October 27, 1944, Image 1

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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.

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