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-Vol 1 Bo. S4 Forces Gunnerr School, !lndall Field, Fla., 19, 19 4 2 MAJOR GEN ERAL ROYCE HEADS S.E.A.A.F.T.C Major General Ralph Ro,yoe t'tro iEir 1r.lRRAft OFPICBRS roR ftlllW.L to the grade ot Warrant Of!icer was announced this tor two ot Tyndall's veteran enlisted men, ii/Sgt. Daniel Howell and '1'/Sgt. Lloyfi ;.. Taliaferro. '!'hey were sworn into their new ranks this morning at 9aS7 A .v. by Post Adjutant, Captain Thomas A. Howell. Mr. Rowell was Post sergeant-major with a racord ot seven years ot service in the Ar"lq, and is a natiYe ot Virgin ia. Ill-. Taliaferro was sergeant-major o t the Student Detachment Personnel Section and haila tram Tenneaeeo the Jap and the German is a tough customer. Our job here 1 s to make our tuture airmen even tougher and we intend to do just that." With atatement ot purpose, Kajor General Ralph Royce, tresh from combat ooJIIIII&Dd in the Australian area, assumed -.nd on 'l'uesday ot the Southeast Training Center Whose headquarters ia at Jaxwell Field, Alabama. 'l'hree weeki ago General Royce was Commanding Officer ot the Northeast Air Area 1n Au a tra:Ua the forward zone ot operations where Jap and Allied planea alug it out daily. The General ::-.w. thia air show tor the Alliea, and hie effective use ot men and .achines, hia able leadership and the quality ot hia training have shown up in tbe recolumn ot recent operatione in that hot a ector ot the. Pacific. ire re .. 'oently was awarded tbe n.s.c. tor leading lS Flying Fortresses in a 4000 mile raid oyer the Philipp1nea. GUIIIRB GIVI RBCORD $UII OP 1119 !0 AD Topping the previous high donation by al.moa t double the amount, the Clau ot '42..S7 haa a record tor other cunner to shoot at with their tion ot $!19 .oo to the A.nss.y J!:lllergency Relief Fund. So remarkable was thia gift that the men in the claaa were personally commended b,y f,yndall's AER Ottioer, Lt. Col. Flo,y d Hyndman, at their graduation ceremonies. The Class ot '42-S7 were membera ot Squadron c under the command ot Lt. Aubrey L. Stewart and Fir1t Sergeant Ben lie Schultae.


SUNDAY AMERICA They would knock out MacArthur, And wipe out his men. They'd sign peac e in the White House, And they'd tell us when. They surprised at Pearl Harbor, And struck a hard blow They went to the P hilippines, And put on a s how. They would conquer the world And disfigure the maps. They would replace Old Glor y With the flag of the Japs. L ike small specks of vermin, All over a hen. They were spreading like wild fire, And suddenly t hens They found AMERICA, Had something to say. Ammunition and men Would be soo n on the way. The hearts of our Allies became filled with glee, When our stuff began rolling way over the sea, Guns by the ship load, airplanes and tanks, supplies by the train load---Then came the Yanks. War Stamps and Bondsall on the job, Behind every soldier, marine and gob. Yes, we'll sign peace in the White House, And the time will be--When MacArthur returns, Marching back with his menl Pfc. James s. O'Connor TUESDAY 8:00 A. M.--Mass Chaplain Finnerty 9:00 A. M. -Protestant SUnday School 10:00 A. M. --Moming Worship Chaplain Wester 11:15 A. 14. --Mass Chaplain Finnerty SUNDAY EVENING 7:00 P.M Club 6:30 P.MM Instruction Class WEDNESDAY 7:30 P.M Study Hour THURSDAY 6:30 P.MM Class FRIDAY 8:00 P. M. -Evening Worship Chaplain Vle s ter 6:00 P.M Jewiah Services


Under the auspices of Lt. Col. Hynd man and Captain Howell, a prevue of fashions for Tyndallettes was held at the Post Theatre on Wednesday noon. Unofficially, we understand that skirts will be worn this year, and slips, as usual, will be kept out of sight, or thereabouts. Stockinge will be painted on and shirts will not be starched. This ensemble will be topp.ed with an overcoat (Military drape) of the same hue, blue Lt. recen tly transferred to Ft. Myers, came back long enough Saturday evening to get an option on one of Panama City's belles Residenta of a certain BOQ are very much "on the ball" these days, early to breakfast and early to work. Those in the know say that t he whole barracks has gone to the "doge" -Bow Wow& Congratulations to Capt&in Bob Powell of Engineers, who traded his single silver tor a double set Also a belated salute to Major Kevan on his comeuppanoe Those who desire first hand on how to conserve rubber the "hard way", contact "Rubber Conserver" Lt. Jeffries. There isn't any storage charge either would be Charles Atlases, Lt. Tannen and Lt. Shields, are pitting one muscle against another these mornings to build up resistance -to what, we wonder? At last we discovered Col. Uuwell' s nicknamethe first words or greeting by visiting dignitaries is invariably "Hi (or DudS" ... Lt.I,ynn drop ped us e. oa!"d i"l"Cm s t. Louis telling us that evarythingu still under control there captain John K. Strobel received his orders from washington this week-hie many trionds here wish him the bast of luek n6t!T assign ment who has IllY fairly good kitchen furniture and appliances that they desire to get rid ot, can get in touch with Billeting Clerk Joe Franza at the p.:a. .. o we hGar that al its head down on tho line That lmt: qlA:i. t e a bit ot that Lt. Col Hyndman did at thG recent Gunnery School graduation. The best story of th.e week was furni shed by a young lady from Tallahassee, who wrote to Captain Burkhart and inquired as to the procedure that must be followed in order for her to become an aerial gunner! Captain Burkhart re plied that while the demand for gunners was very great. mattereasyet, hnd not r eached that critical The boys with ths department of training who have been transferred to the 447th (Ah Wilderness!) claim that the changing ot the midnight shift at the Port st. Joe Paper Kill disturbs their slumber Miss Knight. personnel sergeant majoress, has found that it pays to be kind, eTen to enlisted men Pvt. Paul Finan, Legal Eaglet, leaves tor Ord nance OCS Oot. lst one of the more cheerful men around the field that we have noticed is Pvt. Ray Barrette, the Colonel's gas-buggy" driver Fifty Million Frenchmen and S/Sgt. Frank High can't be wrong-gentlemen DO prefer blondest Aerial Gunners are requested to definitely identity planes above Y/Sgt. Jo. Young's house before tiring, it mi!ht be a stork sjsgt. Bobby Cos tigan of Financ e has that smile of con these days, now that Mrs. Costigan has given up the banking bus iness ot Trenton, N.J., tor the weather of p.c The beginnings of a real drama group seems to be getting under waythose interested are requested to get in touch with Cpl. Paquin at the UeSeO. on Wednesday nights S/Sgt. Holman ot the "Brownies" has succumbe d to the Latin-American propaganda and ie doing his best to cement Pan-Amerioan Relations by pursu1D5. a certain senorita from south of the. nomination tor Tyndall Field's forgotten man is Pf'o. Robert Vun Kannon of the A .A .F. Band. Bob was originally with the Mediooes and was one ot the first men to arrive on this field from that detachment. Atter much maneuvering between as a P'rt. he finally ended up with the band, aa Pvt. -his ability to beat out the bars has not aa yet brought out the stripesl


TVNDALLe TARGET Published every Saturday by the Public Relations Office, AAFGS, Tyndall Field, Fla PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER Captain Ammon McClellan COMMANDING Col. W. A Maxwell EDITOR Corp. Arnold Jlilgaten A.SsT'S TO P. R. OFFICER Pfc. Sam D. Melson Pre. William B. Pratt COLUUNISTS The Yardbird and ASSOCIATE EDITOR Corp. Saul Samiof REPRODUCTION STAFF 11/sgt. Woodrow w. Busby Pfc. Francis Churchill Corp. John Webster The Taler PHOTOGRAPHIC OFFICER Lt. Joseph A. Dickerman ART WORK Pfc. Price Terry S/Sgt. Oral Ledbetter Pvt. Marshall Goodman PHOTOGRAPHIC STAFF Sgt. William Castle Pfc. Silas G. Upchurch Pvt. Everett Tackett TOPICS In case you hear the phrase at the hospital area, don't dig down in your pocket and get ready to fade a "fiver", they're probably(?) only referring to the opening hours of Tyn dall's new dental clinic. Recently opened, the new tooth-pulling house is the first of the two brown shingled buildings. Captain Rigberg, head of the Field's dental staff, has announced that the move to new and larger quarters was made in order to properly handle the dental work required by the student gunners and the "permanent" personnel. The hours of 7a00 A.J4. to llaOO P.M. will be covered by two shifts of dental officers. An emergency clinic will be open on at 9a00 A.M. Pending written confirmation from Washington, Sunday, October 4th, ought to be a great day in Tyndall's history. Arrangements are being made to carry the graduating excercises of Gunnery Class '42-40 over a radio hook-up of one hundred and fifteen stations on that dayl The exact time that this special broadcast will go on the air and further details will be announced by the Public Relations Office in the future. Those responsible for the Gunnery School program here agree that the life of the student gunner is not a very easy one, and since this is so, we wonder why a little matter of pro viding cool drinking water for the men on the ranges couldn't be taken care of. As long as the effort is be ing made to provide a barrel of watez, why can't some method be devised for keeping that water cool? The proprietors of the new post dry cleaners called us up the other day to thank us for the "plug" we gave them last Saturday. They told us that one of their first customers must have been a member of the Guard Squadron, for the fellow came in with a khaki suit to be cleaned, in one hand, and a rifle in the other. The cleaners asked us if we wouldn't let it be known around the field that s show of arms wouldn't be necessary to insure good service. Chaplain Wester walked in on us just now and told us a story that's worth repeating. It seems that someone new to the field remarked to the Chaplain that every place he went he saw nothing but officers. The Chaplain replied, "You've never been to Chapell" Score a direct hit for the Chaplain


"SIGNALlERS" _;)ignal Finance aDd Weather were ushered out of their happy home last Sun day. It is a mystery as to who tailed to keep up the payments on the "Apart ment", but that cannot be undone now, and we all in different barracks. Men could be seen tor miles around staggering through the woods with beds, footlockers, barracks bags and copies of the "TARGET". We looked like a bunc h of refugees barely managing to stay ahead of the Panzer outfit at our rear. Our new "home" gives us a better view of the Gulf, but that is about all that can be said tor it. Reports from the hospital indicate that Mason is recuperating from his very nioely. Hurry back Mase, there is a pile of work to be done in our new barracks 1 By the way, I think we picked up a dog in the transaction. We have one hanging around. If anyone has lost a bulldog with a sad face, please call at building and claim the beast. Joe Angelletti, who .ha s more tables and benches than Macy' s basement, had himself quite a time when it came to moving his supply Pfo. Hines w. "BROWNIES" e certainly liked the golf garb that S/Sgts. Percy and Doucet wore last Sun day out on the course. Congratulations to Pfc. Patterson on his recent marriage. Pvt. Sasson speaks both Chinese and Arabic, hew 'boot that? lst/Sgt. Bar bier and his able assistants did a swell job in redecorating the reading room. When are Cpl. Youngberg and Pfc. Marr going to fix the pump on their car so they can out down their time to P.C. and make it a mere 2 hour trip? PTt. Coveleski is a nephew of the famous big league pitcher of the aame name Pvt. Revers is one of the best wood workers on the post Welcome to the gang that just joined the "Brownies". -Pfc. James Freeman "GREENIES" VVell, men are passing through the squadron like nickels through a juke box on pay day night-and they're coming in like the payoffs on a machine. Sgt. John L. Lampros wishes to thank all the boys who contributed towards the purchase of the new circus wagon (It purrs like a kitten-or a concrete mixer). Why is Sgt. Wm.Cramer going around -with a wrist bandage inscribed with the word "Connie"? Pfc. Giroux handed in his laundry sheet with his name written on it so that it could be read from across the room. He probably t hought Supply Sergeant Mulcahy was in need of glasses Sgt. John Harrington certainly misses the "little woman". -Pvt. Maurice Baker T "ORDNOTES" he hardest working boys in the company are the men in the ammunition detail under S/Sgt. Lamuraglia. A full day is spent linking ammunition for re-use and salvage "Hit Parade" #1 for the week at the Warehouse Office seems to be "American Patrol", whistled by everyone. Since when has the Ordnance taken over the duties of the fire dapar-tmentt We all moved into two barracks this week We're not really crowded, that is, if you don't mind sleeping two to a bed, One private, waking up four bunks away, reported that he must have rolled over in his sleep. Anyway; we can get the "weather re-. port" first-hand, now that the "pro phets are with Also, T/Sgt. Bur nett and his gang are all set for ano ther "Commando" raid. T/4th Witham. ttTHE GUARDIANS" (Ed. Notea Reporter Sam Marotta prob ably decided there wasn't enough news sent in the following: A man is small when he starts thinking he is big Never leave a Jap for tomorrow when you can shoot him today When buying a car, look at the rubbe r firstl)


"THE GUARDIAWS" 1rhe place looks different with the cadets gone off to school, and our best wishes go with them, especially to Dom Bellicini, who has been with this outfit ever s i nce i t was started. Our apologie s to T /Sgr. J.W. Mashburn, whose name was unintentionally omitted from the r a ting list mentioned here last week. J .. hearty welcome to Sgt. Sissom and T / 5 g r Nilo Menendez on their return from fur l ough. Complaintsa Pvt Loomis, whose home was recently "blessed says that t h e constant b i c k ering b etween Pfc. Artal and Pvt. Pie r quet keeps him awake o .And Pre e Duggan c omplains that he can't dance a t t he U S O whenever t he popular" Meola i s around. Sgto Morr i s is t h e picture of co n tentment the s e his better ha.lf from Deep t h e o f Texas" ia now njoying Panama City's breezes. -T /5gr. Sam Marotta H "lm!>ICW'OBS ighlight of t h e s o cial calendar of the past the d a nce g iven a t t he R ec Hall for and b y the detachmen t Lt. E .y. was in char ge of the arrangements an d the Medicos turned out in full force. The festivities were heightened by the presence of Maj or R. Brua and his charming wife. Considerable shifting around of offices has resulted from the open i ng of the new dental c linic and the low pres sure unit. The lab m e n now have apace enough so that they won t be stepping on each other's toes. Rivalry runs rampan t i n the revived relaxation of wrestlin g with "ringers" on the new horseshoe pitching courts behind the barracks. So far, Lefty Mazur has been leading the league. -sgt. Wm. Volk n "FINANCE FANFARE" Fall o ut", said M/Sgt. Dick Under w ood, 8with cots, barracks bags and trunksl" said Yardbird (Not No. 1) Joe Cappiello, no full field pack?" this", asked T/Sgt. Johnny F arr while he watched the procession march across the sand,' "the camel car avan"? "No advertising in ranks", panted Cpl Frank Leonard, adjusting t h e halter around his neck. Yes we moved, and in the future; anyone that w antsto challe nge our bas k etball team will have to come_ to t h e c orner of Mississippi and Georgia. 0.1. men, ou r cards are on the table and the d ice are loaded. -Pvt. F. Leon A.A..F BAND mon g other things, the boys are l ooking forward to the time when we'll h a ve a real day room w e got a letter f rom Ted Laurie and he says that glider t raining isn't s o bad, except now he s i ng s t o t h e cows up thar in the dairy o o un try Pfc. Orval Morton is the r e i gn i ng chess champ and Pfc. Bill Barnes is the outfit's Bridg e Ace with Pvt. Nat Fishman a close s econd Of course the b i g news o r tha wee k i s that veteran Pfo. Robert Vun i s s ecretly p lanning to tie t h e kno t o n t h e 26th the monthl -Cpl. Hi gbee V "HEADQUARTERS HEADLINES" lep, we "dood" it again, but not ratings -this time it was a long S unday shuff le. We m ove d 'way down G eorgia Avenue, in fact so far d own, t ha t we alwa y a have to hire a t o g0t to and from our barracks. We can't figure out why we ha d to move u nless it's be cause someone thought we were going to leave soon and de cided that we ought to get a taste of, jungl e l-ife. It was1 a shame that w e had to leave just as our lawns wer e beginning to reward us for our efforts. The ratings tftsre so numerous that the squadron area smells like a cigar fao tory. Among the outstanding prom otions weres Sgta. Fry, Bailey, and Percle to "staft" J and a b ona -fide first sergeant insignia to S/Sgt. George Bukota. Our CO is willing to loan the magic hat to anyoneand all of the ratings were well deserved. "BE WISE-BUY Sgt. Joe Minton


"RAINMAKERS" VVhat with new personnel, new barracks and new station equipment, this would hardly be recognizable even to those who left us as short a time as two weeks ago. Our assets are high now, with a rich assortment of men who have had the gospel of our subject straight from the mouths of the saints a.t Chanut e Field, as well as a group who qualified in in-stationtraining at nearby Moody Field. The result is that you can now get any opinion you may want on weather becau s e there are so many views. Another result is that it has given some of us time to catch up on the fundamentals, so that eventually there will be even mor e men here who can bet each other that it is or isn't going to rain. Change of barracks sees us grouped with the Ordnance gang, and, tho it wi 11 take a couple of days for readjustment from the hectic days in which we lived with the snappy signalmen and the figuring financiers, we're already en the nearness of the beach, the atraggling"lawn in front of our new home and the lusty squeals of the clar inets end trumpets from the bandsmen across the way. The financiers and signalmen are in a nearby building and we expect to borrow a cup of sugar from them now and then. Sgt. Don de Kraker left last week for Nashville where he'll be the first o f our squadron to be an ordinary guy who wears a pair of silver wings." -Pvt. Morris Lasker C "RED BIRDS" ongratulations to M/Sgts. Frank Bilozur, D.I. Smith and Fred Fields on their new promotions.. Sgt. John "Dan dy" Hamil ton also can add on that other stripe after a long hard sweat. Flying Sergeants Kenneth Sullivan and a few of the others are strutting around like English counts with their newly raised Van Dykes. Some of the remaining sergeants are beginning to let their beards grow too. We all regret losing First Sergeant Kenneth Stitt who left us for OCS at Miami. Sgt. Stitt enlisted on January 1, 1932 in the u.s. Infantry. During his first hitch he was stationed at Shanghai at the time that the Japanese first began their aggression there. Between enlistments, the sergeant worked with the Chicago Steel Company as 1-tead expediter. We all wish him the best of luck and hope that after he gets his bars he'll be sent back here to receive our salutes. Del Ponte NAPIER FIELD SOLDIER BECOMES MR. "X" \VHEN HE MISSES OVERSEAS SHIPMENT One of the saddest stories in many a moon was released from Napier Field, Ala., last week A soldier left there for foreign service recently. He got to the embarkation point, where he flunked his physical and thereby missed the boat he was supposed to have sailed on. He missed the boat, BUT, his entire clothing issue and Army records made it. Without any records, he became the mysteri01ls Mr. "X" of the Army. He didn't know what to do the Army prob ably figures he's on the boat and seasick as hell. but he's just sick. Ev entually he wandered back to Napier, but they sent him back. Now the question is, is he AWOL, a deserter, lost or, can he go home and forget the whole thing??? "5-B" CLASSIFICATION DEFINED BY DALE MABRY FIELD OFFICER Major Claude B. Black, Personnel Officer at Dale Mabry Field, Tallahassee, received a letter advising him that his brother had been inducted into the service. The Major was inclined to believe that the Army needs men very desperately if they are summoni ng men in the "5-B" group. Whsn asked by an inquisitive as to the condition ofche men in the "6-B" class, the Major, surprised at the ignorance of the questioner, replied. "Bald-headed. Big bellied. Bi foculs, Bridge-work and Bunionst" That' I how "5-B" originated.


THOUGHTS OF AN AERIAL GUNNER ......... I'm just a lad who got fighting mad When the Axis got treating folks mean; So I fiGured IVm one To be handling a gun From the tail of a B-17. Th6n I wondered again at the strange ways of And the teachings of one Nazarene That men of good will Have no reason to kill From the tail of a B-17. But this method of killing was rtot of our willing, But a product of minds so obscene That the only solution Is their siddolution From the tail of a B-17. Oh, it's a far cry from the earth to the sky, Where the blue of the sea looks serene; And I sometimes wish I were sta.rti ng to fish From the tail of my B-17. But it doesn't take long to prove I was wrong For having such thoughts in my bean; For I'm soon spitting lead At a Jap Zero's head From the tail of my B-17. And r've heard it said that a gunner is dead In a minute or somewhere between; But the only death rattle I've heard is the battle In the tail of my B-17. A miscarriage of culture created a vulture From a wonderful flying machine; But I've heard men tell They'd fly straight thru hell In the tail of a B-17. And if it's my place to fall out of the race And fade somewhere back of the scene, I'd rather expire In the heavens or In the tail of my B-17. Corporal Fred R. Charlton, AAFTTS, Goldsboro, North Carolina. l(tS GUTS TO rfl-GUNNER .. se /4 '\ CLASSES :n1 CALISTHENICS DATE FIRST SG-T.


JIEE'l' MRS. BRUAa .. AMBITION& To get some gran to grow the yard. EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES: Two children. PEl' .AVERSIONS s Snakes. SPORTS& Indoor ---Poker Outdoor ----Hiking. RED+CROSS' were really clicking at Red Cross Headquarters last Monday"atter noon. It was good to see so many knitters and sewers present again. Many finished articles were turned in and many new ones started, so lets keep up the good work. The surgical dressing classu sched uled to start about October 1st under the supervision of :Mrs. Hinchman. Any one interested in this please see or call her, soon. A three hour class will be held once a week. It you have knitting problems. want new yarn, or, have finished. gar ment to hand in, see Mrs. Wilkins---VacArthur Avenue. She ia now )(rs. Maxwell's assistant. I FAVORITE MOVIE STAR a Too many to list one. FAVORITE COLOR: Turquoise FAVORITE FLOWER& Petunias. FAVORITE DRUTK s Coca Cola. FAVORITE_RECIPE1 Tamali Pie. FAVORITE POST BEFORE TYNDALL& Fort Lewis. Washington. Reason---Beautiful TAMALI PIE (6 servings) 1/2 eup olive oil. l lb. ground beef. 1 lb. ground pork. salt and pepper. l onion. Vix the above in gredients and cook until meat is done. Then add& 1 tap. chili powder. 1 can corn. 1 can tomatoes. l can pimentoes. 1 cup ripe olives. Add 3 well-beaten eggs mixed with 3/4 cup milk. Let all the above come to a boil, then stir in slowly one cup yellow corn meal. Bake in well greased pan one hour at 3500. ED'S. NOTE& Due to the scarcity of news during the summer months, this page will be temporarily discontinued. Mrs. John Thorpe, only remaining member of the ori ginal "TARGETTE" staff is away on a well-earned vacation.


SOMETHING TO SHOOT AT: Capt. Rawson's score for this quiz was "89". GENERALt (4 points each) 1.Name _the Dionne quintuplets, ????? Dionne. ????? Dionne. ????? Dionne. ????? Dionne. ????? Dionne. GEOGRAPHY: (5 points each) 1. In country is Abbeville located? 2. What is the capital of Illinois? 3. What is the main island of the Hawaiian Island group? 4. In what state is Lake Placid located? YARDBIRD'S BUCX PRIVATE'S NON-COM'S OFFICER'S SPORTS: (5 points each) 1. Match the team in the column with the associated the right-hand column. 0 30 30 60 60 90 90 99 left-hand sport in The Rangers Chicago Bears Washington Senators The Celtics Baseball Hockey Basketball Football. ARMYt (5 points each) l. What General is conmnnder of the u.s. troops in China and India? 2. 'Nhat are our soldiers working with the raiding parties against the German held coast of France called? 3. What is the 3rd General Order? YOUR VOCABULARY 1. Vodka is a 2. a. Russian liquor. a. b. river. b. c. soldier. c. 4. Vickers is a 5. a. bomb. a. b. cannon. b. c. machine-gun e. (4 points each) Visor is a part of a headgear. sign of the zodiac. large safe. Vermouth is a type of cactus. wine. camera lens. ACROSS I. Rotating piece, usually irregular in shape. 3. The first half of "cups11;: 5. The 2nd h!{lf of the fenous "!lnuse" 7. "Yardbird's" fa implement. 8. "------Above All". 9. Has. 11. "--AAFTC". 12. Hedy LaMarrl 14. Famous volcano, 16. Non clerical. 17. You've got 'em, 3. Viaduct is a a. statue. b. temple. c. bridge. 6. Verbena is a a. fish. b. bird. c. flower. DOWN --r:-Every Pvts 1 goal 2. Tyndall's chief pole.r bear trapper. 3. The 3rd to appear in "Intimate Glimpses". 4. Usuall:'>r follows a g ood "hie". 6. "oheee". 10. Fixed for life. 13. Thts describes Tokyo after Al1.F gets through vri th it. 15. Northeast (Abbr.)


Great Day, the o l e Yardbird is sho tuckered out rite now on account uv these boys hear sho play fur keeps--whin they says rise you rise an whin they says fall out you fall out an whin they says shet up you shets. I got klassified an processed the othur day in a big offise with a whole slew uv purty gurls an they axed me kweschuns aboot everthing me an ma !'olkes had evur dun er got blamed fur doin. Thin this hear littel ole gurl {she sho wuz mity kute, it wuz rna fust sample uv Tinnessee jukin ekwipmint on acoount uv i is re strickted ma fust 2 weaks) startid axin ma fambly histery. Now ma is dun bin married up three times an i cum along on hur secund hitch. She axed fur ma name an i tole hur an thin she axed fur rna's name an i tole hur an thin she axed fur rna's name befo she wuz married an i give hur name like it wuz aftur she married mapa an she wuz satisfyed {i meens the purty gurl) but thin she got ter lookin' at rna last name an rna's previyus last name an thin she startid lookin rite an left rite kwik an thin she startid lookin at me reel simpathetic an apoligitik like an i cud see misery start ter droolin ot uv the korners uv hur mouth, an i leened ovur rite soon an says don't look like that i is jest as legitimett as labelled likker an thin i esplained an she tore up that sheet an startid on an othur one. She sho wuz a gurl an as soon as i gits ter take off this hear fateeg suit an put on ma class a's i is gonna ease on bak down their an finish up ma snow job on hur. I knows eckzackly whut bilding ter to on account uv their wuz a lotuv tiperiters inside. anyhow, iff'n i do miss hur offise i wont be lonesum on account uv in this hear new Army they is makin, anywhur their is tipe riters, their is plenty uv muterial fur a gud snow job. I reckin i'd better be agoin. -----The Yargbird (No. 1) KAGAZIBE ARTICLE BY TYBDALL OFFICER STRESSES PART PLAYED BY AERIAL GUDER One of the nation's leading aviation feature magazines, "u.s. AIR gave the aerial marksman his due in their September issue. A special story written by Captain .Ammon McClellan. Tyndall's P.R.O. gives one of the most comprehensive evaluations ot the aerial gunner yet to appear in print. In a simple and direct style. the article touches upon every phase ot the gunnerhis qualifications. trainingand function a s a m e mber or a co m b a t crew. CIVILIABSOLDID DlWU. GBOUP FOIUIBD Using the u.s.o. as their headquarters. a local dramatic group composed ot soldiers and civilians are: ready to go into rehearsal tor their first pre &entation. The group meets every Wed nesday evening at 7a30 P.M. All men interested are urged to attend. Jlajor T.B. Carnahan has been elected Program Director and other officials ot the group inoludea Mrs. Walter Sil va. Secretary; Jlr. Thomas Oliver. Pro duction Jlanager; and Cpl. Robert A. Paquin. Coordinator ot Activities. Meet JI/SGT. FRABCIS Jl. PASSWAURS. A glance at his records show that the Sergeant ha s over twenty-rive years or service in the Army and that makes him the ranking enlisted man on the Field. At present he is line ohiet ot the Sub-Base outfit. Shortly before the Jape took over the Philippines the Sergeantwas the line chiefot a pursuit squadron there. He is noted tor his expertness in finding errors on forma.


SERGEANT GREGORY KANGIN, one of the most outstanding tennis players of the u.s. in the past decade, is about to graduate from Tyndall's Gunnery School. The veteran net man was four times the national indoor tennis champion and from 1930-35 he was a top ranking member of our Davis Cup team. Also, in the 1932-34 and 35 campaigns, Man gin shared the National Indoor Doubles Crown. "Foot faults" and "love sets" are no doubt forgotten for the duration and the former net star has probably adapted his viscous serve to machine-guns and plans to serve nothing but "aces" at the enemy planes. muRSDAY NIGHT'S BOXING RESULTS 1. Pvt. Brown, 155 lbs. vs. Pvt. Rogers, 165 lbs. Draw. 2. Cpl. Rosolina, 165 lbs. vs. Pvt. Rybaczewski, 160 lbs. Rosolina by dec. 3. Pvt. Ridley, 135 lbs. vs. PJt. Rice, 135 lbs. Ridley by decision. 4. Pvt. O'Brien, 155 lbs. vs. Pvt. Manni, 165 lbs. Draw. 5. Huston Parrish, 110 lbs. vs. Henry Morris, 120 lbs. Parrish by 6. Freddie Caswell, 140 lbs. vs. Cad.et Al Young, 110 lbs. Young by decision. 7. Sgt. Zeeland, 150 lbs. vs. Pvt. Wissner, 145 lbs. Zeeland by decision. a. Sgt. Scott, 130 lbs. vs. Pvt. Shir ley, 130 lbs. Shirley by decision. INDIVIDUAL AND SQUADRON COMPE'l'ITION BE FEATURED IB NEW SPORTS PROGRAM A plan for recreational activities that ought to touch every man on the Field has been announced by Lt. Lawson this week. Ambitious to say the least, this sports program should be just the thing the men here have been looking for. The features of this program as outlined by the Lieutenant are, 1. Squadron competition in 10 individual and team events. 2. Scoring will be on a basis of 100 points, each event counting 10 points. 3. The activities will be dive.rse enough to assure competition for the greatest number of men. 4. Winner by the quarter will be determined by the squadron having the most out of 100 possible points. 5. A squadron trophy will be awarded to the.winner in each quarter. 6. The squadron accumulating the most points during the year will be awarded the grand trophy. 7. A trophy will also be awarded to the second place winner. a. Single eliminationsand Round Robin tournaments will decide the winner. In addition to the squadron competition, the plan calls for post teams to meet outside foes in boxing, baseball, swimming, diving and basketball. For further details concerning these events watch this page or 'phone #2lla. ANSWERS 1?1 GENERAL' Emilie, Yvonne, Cecile, Annette, Marie. SPORTS' The Rangers Hockey Chicago Bears Football Washington Senators Baseball The Celtics Basketball GEOGRAPHY' France; Springfield; Oahu; New York State. ARMY Lt. General Joseph w. Stilwell; Rangers; To report all violations of order I am instructed to enforce. YOUR VOCABULARYa Russian liquor; Part of a headgear; Bridge; Machine-Gun; Type of wine; Flower.


" Engineers "If I start at a given point on a figure and travel the entire distance around it. what will I get?" Students "Slapped. Sir." Guest (to host in new home)s old pal. how do you find it here?" Hosts ;;walk rignt upstairs. and then two doors to the left." JEST J 0 K I N1 ELECTRIC WOMAN When a woman is sulky and will not speak ---Exciter. If she gets too excited If she talks too long ---Interrupter. If her ways of thinking are not yours ---Converter. If she will come halfway ---Meter. If she becomes quarrelsome ---Dis patcher. If she wants to become an angel ---Transformer. If she wants chocolates ---Feeder. If she sings wrong If she is in the country -Telegrapher. If she is a poor cook If her dress unhooks ---Connector. If she eats too much ---Reducer. If she is wrong ---Rectifier. If she is cold to you ---Heater. If she gossips too much ---Regulator. If she fumes and sputters --Insulator. If she becomes upset ---Reserver. Hickman Highlights


" TALK OF THE 'l'OWN" APPEARS HERE SOON The talk of the town in 14 9 2 was the errival of Columbus in Amerioa but T he Talk of the Town" i n 1942 is the of the p i cture app earing at the Post Thea t r e Wed. & Thurs., Sept. 23 & 24 l'!i Cary G rant, Jean Arthur Ronald Coleman as threo people who lite mor e exciting, lov e more precious, laughter more joyous, "Talk of the Town" is stirringly filmed by the director of "Penny Serenade" and -woman of t he Year" written b y the author of "Here Comes llr. Jordan" One o f the seasons romantic dramas, i t i s an exceptional motion picture, "The L oves of Edgar Allan P oe is t o appear Fri., Sept. 25, starring Linda D arnell and John Sheppard Her e is a story behind the scenes in the life o f the man who poured t h e deepest passion s of his heart into a hundred an d more startling tales BUY WAR BONDS. SATUBDAY, Septemb e r 1 9 John Bubbo.!'d Ruth Terry SURDAY, V OIDAY, S eptembe r 20-21 "The Big Street" Henry Ponda L ucille Bal l USO ACTIVITIES F O R THE COMING WEEK The Panama City USO following activities week a announces the for the coming SUNDAYs Open House -All Day Band Concer t on the Poroh -by the Tyndall F i eld Band, Sgt. Coultrap Directing s,oo P.M. MONDAYa Fre e Movie -Dancing and games afterwards 8a00 P.M. TUESDAYa Dance Panama City Victorettes -Music by the Tyndall Fiel.d Orehestra 8a00 P.M. WEDNESDAYa Party Night -Victorettes 8a00 P.)(. THURSDAYa Free Movie "If I H ad A Million" with Gary Cooper and George Raft -8sO O p.v. FRIDAYs WDLP Radio Broadcast "Tyndall Field o n Review" with Tyndall Band at 8s00 P.ll. SATURDAYa Tea Dance 8a00-10a3 0 P.K. TUESDlY, September 22 "Babea on Klck Roo ney JUdy WBDIESDAY, mtJRSDAY, Sept-ber 23-U "!he !alk ot the !awn" Jeen Arthur Cary Grant FRIDAY,-Septber 26 "!he Lares ot Edgar Allan Poe Li nda Darnell John Sheppard SUNDAY, MONDAY, September 20-21 "Or c he stra Wives Glenn Killer and San d TUES., WED., THURS., September "Holiday Inn" Bing CroabT FRIDAY, Septem ber 25 "Berlin C o rrespondent Virginia Gilmore Dana Andrewe SATURDAY, Sep tember 26 "Rider o f the Northland" Charles Starrett UTE SHOIJ SATURDAY NIGHT "Be twee n Us Girl s Diana Bar r ymore Robert Cumming SUNDAY, MONDAY, September 20-21 "Little Tokyo" Preston Footer Bren da Joyce TUESDAY, S eptember 22 "It Happened in Flatbush" Llo yd Nola n Carole Landis WEDNESDAY THURSDAY, September 23-2 4 L ady Be Good" Eleanor Powel l Rober t Young FRIDAY, SATURDAY, S eptember 25-2 6 Death Valley Outlaws" Don Barry Lynn Merrick I ..


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