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USO SHOW SCORES HIT USO Show Troupe 96C enlivened life for Huachu ca soldier* last week as it performed at several places on the Post for Glh. Originating in New York city, the show is composed of Duke Hi,llmsn, master of ceremonies; Jean Prater., pianist; Birdie Pilgrim, dancer; Hattie Green, sing er? and Eddie Matthews, comedian. Entertaining at Post Hqs. Det., Monday evening, the show proved a real hit to the fellows, who were especially amused by the antics of Eddie Mat thews. IT'S A DOG'S LIFE! "D-Day,” meaning "deg-day," .is everyday at Port Huechucs, according to S/Sgt. Frank F. Barber, who under the direction of Major C. M. Saunders, Post veterinarian, keeps the danger of nuisance dogs at & minimum on the Post. Every time an organization leaves the Fort, according to Sgt. Barber, they dozens of unregistered, unvaccinated dogs behind them, which are apt to prove a menace to the safety of the personnel remaining on the Fo^t, It is the task’ of Sgt. Barber, with the help of soldiers from the Provost Marshal’s office, to maintain the safety of the Post by keeping under control the number of stray dogs here. That he has done his job well is attested by the fact that during the 16 years which he has worked for the veterinary detachment, only one case of human hydrophobia has developed. This record is maintained by strict enforce ment of the order, through the Provost 'Marshal’s office, that all dogs belonging to Post rerscnnel be innoculsted for rabies,.registered and tag ged by the Post Veterinarian. Unless dogs on the Post are so treated, they are impounded by the sergeant and his iTP helpers, end after being kept for 48 hours, unless called for, Bre destroyed by an injection of a .quick acting drug. -.POST SCRIPT “TANKERS" ARE NOW IN FIGHT N«ws that an a 11-Ne gro tank unit is aiding to blast our European foes off the face of the earth is contained in a W.D. press release, which discloses names of sol diers with whom we at Ft. Huachucs are quite famil iar. Ist Lt. Charles L. Gates, of Kansas City, Mo., Ist Lt. V'arren J. Taylor, of Philadelphia, Fa. and Pfc. Levi "Yogi" Bough, All-Fort Basket ball player, are some of the men named whose skill, sharpened in Hua chuca, will pierce the "super-race’s" steel fortresses in Europe. Ochnher 27. BOMBER-MEN END COURSE Douglas Army Air Field’s first class of Negro officer students completed their B-2f transitional flying training Wednesday and were given an informal graduation ball "Wednes day evening at whicT the Fort Hu&chuca swing band and theatrical troupe entertained thr graduates and thei? friends• The officers, who were already pilots, trainee at Tuskegee, Ala., had formed Class 44-2-G at the Air Base and have re ceived while there lOf hours of transitions} training in the B-25 me dium bomber, including courses in B-25 familiar izstion,instruments, foi motion living navigation and high and low alti tude cross-country liv Sgt, Barber, a dog lover, himself, states that he knows every dog on the Post and that the dogs know him, too. In his work of round ing up the strays, he does not use a net, but assures the dogs that he is friendly and usually has no trouble with them There are a few dogs around the Fost, however whom % he classifies as "wild." These, he saic know the sound or sight of the truck in which ht and the MP ride and tski off for the hills the mo ment it approaches them. Since Jan. 1944, 2 Z2 dogs, owned by people or or nearby the Post, have been registered and vac cinated.