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12 October 1945
"PROKE" CUTS OUT (Cont'd from Page 1 Col.l) * i' . , band 13 going to be a difV ficult one to fill because * Proke '3 prolific rendi tions of saxaphone spoeial ' ties have been the talfi. of the music world for a de f. cade. He has been featured with the well-known bands of Fletcher Henderson, the late Chick Yvebb, and John Kirby, Proke is married and has returned to his home in New York, where he expects « to take up his duties with John Kirby's Sand at the world famous Copacabana.He has a brother, Cpl, Yfa. Procope serving with a QjM outfit somewhere in Ger , many, N-E-W A-R-R-I-V-A-L-S Lt. TATE (Cont'd from Page 2 C 01,2) & E Department of the above named school. Lt, Tate received sever , al commendations from his commanding officer for the splendid way in which he - handled court-martial cases of enlisted men - having been an'EM himself. Lt, Tate's office is on the main floor of the Spec ial Building, also on the v Old Post. VIALE CALL ty Mlton Caniff creator of T mry and the Prates" IQCEN. INSPECTOR B \ // I CUT \/to. VI \f V.BSP AT V^pfc / /*• vk. f ( Gi-atvse. \ ( lap!..) Y <SA2«wT &uce 1 v7* V / / V if*' HC-K3, 1 V I WkiKU) OTP TO£ TRAXSTOkA \ \/1 /iv \ Tiocvux?.?J / :w 00, r **so* I \ \f POSTSCRIPT OF THE aPACHS SENTINEL COIN* HOME (Cont'd from Page 1 CoX.3)" 1 . * an EM in the 17th Special Service Unit and Post Spe cial Services before enter ing the MAC OCS at Camp Barkley, Tex. As an enlist ed man, he appeared on a national radio hook-up with Wayne King on a War Bond program; he also appeared as a guest solist with the Salt lake City Symphony Orchestra. Commissioned a 2nd Lt.,March 15, 1945, he returned to the Fort and was assigned as executive officer ip the Dir of Ind Services office. Prior to entering the Army, Lt. Nhisonant was well known on the concert stage, having appeared with the Radio Music Hall of the Air under the dir ection of the late Erno Rapee for four weeks. He also sang one of the four solo roles in Beethoven's Seventh Symphony in A-Eaj or. He played the role of Forgy in Gershwin's Folk Opera "Porgy and Bess." He is a native of N.C. but has lived in New York the greater portion of his life. Also • a graduate of Howard U, he holds a BA in music. His wife, ♦ Aida, of the ARC and her mother, Mrs, A. Bearden, vail return to -*YC with him. Page 3 Q. I am a Wac engaged to a soldier who was just dis charged. If we get married will I. then be eligible for discharge? A, A Wac can obtain a discharge if she marries a veteran of the armed for ces who served any time since Sept 16, 1940* You may apply for release as soon as you are married, but.not, of course, while you are engaged. Q, I'm awaiting my dis charge on points. Mean while,! hear the railroads are hard up for manpower. What are the chances for a man without railroad experr ience? A. Pretty good. More than 24,000 vets are now fill ing vital jobs on the nat ions railways, and not all of them were in that line before the war. The V© sp ecifically states that ma ny skills acquired in the army are needed by these carriers, and the roads also have 62,000 openings for unskilled workmen. Ap plicants should get in touch with thd Railroad Retirement Board or the U, S. Employment Service.