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2 THE TYNDAlL dall et PUBLISHED SATURDAYS BY THE SPECIAL SERVICES SECTION FOR PERSONNEL OF THE AAF ft.EXIBLE GUNNERY SCHOOL, TYNDALL FIELD, FLORIDA Copy Prepared Under Supervision of Public Relations Officer Special Service Officer: Commanding: Capt. Owen. 0. Freeman Col. Leland S. Stranathan Photographic Officer: Public Relations Officer: Lt. J.A. Dickeran Lt. William B. Pratt Editorial Stsff: Sgt. Arnold Milgaten, Sgt. Saul Samiof, Cpl. Neil Pooser, Pvt. P.H. Nickles. Art Work: TjSgt. Oral Ledbetter, SjSgt. Fred H. Slade, Cpl. Marshall Goodman. Photography and Reproduction: NjSgt. w. Busby, T/Sgt. w. Cast le, SjSgt. J. lllitchell, Sgt. F. Churchill, Sgt. Silas Upchurch, Cpl. W. Grout, Sgt. G Neitzert, Pvt. L. Shaw, SjSgt. J. Mont gomery, SjSgt. R. Keough, Sgt. P. Terry, Sgt. J. Yarsick, SjSgt. J. Pvt. W. Daniels, Cpl. E. Tackett, Pfc. H. Care, pvt. R. Chapman. rke Tyndall Tarset receives aaterial supplied by Caap xewspaper BerTiee, war Dept., 205 B. 4and st., K.T.C. Credited aaterial aay not be republished without prior peraission froa Ca p Newspaper SerTice. In a critical period cbirin[! the last war, while under fire at the front, G. A. Studderl Kennedy, in a letter to his wife, had the followin[! to say in the interest of their son. This letter in its entinety will appear in this column this week and next. "Make him a sportsman. Encourage him to play games and al wayE play the game. Teach him to despise cowardice and never to be afraid of anything or anyone save God. Guard him from vulgarity and snobbishness and never let him speak.contempt-------------------------------luously of anyone or anything except a coward. SCRAP NOT NEEDED Contributions to the nation's scrap drive by airplane pilots are unwelcome. Taxiing accidents are almost without exception the result of the pilot's failure to keep a sharp look around him. While poor visibility is the cause of many accidents attributed to carelessness, there is little for a pilot to move until he is positive that no parked planes or other objects obstruct his course. A pilot should never take-off, taxi, or land unless he is positive that his operations will not interfere with the operations of any otherpilot. While taxiing accidents produce few fatalaties at this field, they nevertheless assume vast importance in damaged equipment, minor injury and loss of fly ing time. No landing is complete until you have taxied and parked on the line, shut off the motor and locked the brakes and controls. Keep your airplane out of thescrap heap. Three Yanks sleeping in North Africa were mmkened by a tremen dous crash not far away. What was l!hat?' said one. Borrbs or 'Ikmbs was the laconic reply. 'Tnank said the third, I thought we were going to have more rain! "Teach him as soon as you can what his body is for, about his owers of procreation, and about the necessity of cleanliness in body and mind. Teach him to tell you everything fbout himself. "Teach him that being a gentleman means using your life to serve and help your fellow men as much as ever you can, and that it is dishonorable to desire only t o make money and be comfortable. rf he has brains, teach him t o use them to lead on to better things. "Teach him to love and revere women. Encourage him to have plenty of girl friends, and to treat them as comrades and never to deceive them. Teach him that the man who deceives a woman i.s a scoundrel and that he must try to live straight." 8: 00 A. M .............. Mass 9:00 A.M .... protestant sun-day School 10:00 A.M .. .. Gunners Mass at Theatre 10:00 A.M .... protestartt worship Service 11: 00 A.M .. Gunners prates tan t Service at Theatre 11: 15 A M ............ Mass 7:30 P.M .... Evening worship MONDAY 5: 30 p.M ............... TUESDAY 5:30 PM .............. Mass 7:30 P M ... Fellowship Club Morning Report WEDNESDAY 12:15 P.M .... protestant worship Service 5:30 PM ............ Mass 7:30 P.M .... Choir Rehearsal THURSDAY 5: 30 p M MaS9 FRIDAY 5 : 30 P M ........... 1 Mass 7:30 P.M ...... Jewish Service SATURDAY 5: 30 p.M ............ Mass 7:00 PM ....... Confessions (Also the Chaplain will hear confessions anytime he is present at the Chapel) TODAY TJ.ll: NAME OF CAW. JOSEPH J. 'FOSS IS A 140USEHOLD WORD. YOU KNOW Tl-IAT 27 YR. OLD AVIATOR. 'BAGc:;.EO 26lAP PLAN,S-i'

July 10, 194:J OUTSTANDING THE TYNDALL Tl\RGE'l' GUNNERS TO GET ASTP SlUDENTS MAY BE RELEASED FROM SERVICE Page 3 RECOGNITION 'GUNNERS OF THE WEEK' AND 'OF THE CLASS' FAMED FORTRESS TO VISIT TYNDALL AUGUST 5 Just One Hare Honth Left for Taking Out Gl Life Insurance .. Teri per cent at the d r s who %d. TO BE SELECTED ,back to school for specialized tram-, dng will be released from the servic e Photographs, Biographies 'Memphis Belle' and Her Combat Crew to Be Exhibited Here T1me and tide wait for no man and only another month r e mains to take out National service Life Insurance without goa(ter they complete their college Ot Leaders to Appear courses, accordmg to an "mformed I T 'source" in Washington quoted by the n arget The "Memphis Belle," fil.med fly ing fortress, veteran of 25 bomb ing missions over Nazi dominated Europe, will arrive a t T yndall Field for a three day visit on August 5. The "Belle" is now touring the nation with her inal crew, making nunerous public appearances before military and civilian audiences. While the shin itself has received a great deal of favorable press notice, the crew of this four motored bomber has also received recognition for their. courage and efficiency. Each member has been awarded the Dis-tinguished Seryice Cross and the ing trrough the rigors of a physical examination, it was announced today by Lt. George L. Lasker, insurance officer. Lt. Lasker announced that the 120 day period, during which 1 i fe insurance could be taken out without go ing through a phys"ical exam expires at midnight, August 10. "Don't put' off until tomorrow what you can do today, Lt. Lasker said, as he urged enlisted men and off icers who have not yet acquired insurance to see him at h i s office in the Personnel Building at once. TYNDALL SOLDIER WORKED IN WHITE HOUSE Associated Press. The informant said the Army had. .agreed to release approximately 10' per cent of the 130,000 soldier stu 'dents for jobs in h ard-pressed c i v ilian industties. The 13,000 to be released, it w a s reported, would be students of engi neering, since the Army wants to hold on to its medical trainees and others in highly-tec hni cal categories. The men released by the Army will not b e selected until they have com pleted their courses, it was said. Most of those probably will btl. men the Army could 4se only for limtted service because of physi c al handicaps. MOVIE ACTOR COMING Philip Dorn, the movie actor, will be at Tyndall Field on Jt!ly 21 and 22. He will appear at the Rec Hall and will visit lHI.. tients 1n the hospital. Recognition for meritorious aerial gunnery students by selecting outstanding members in each student squadron as nGmmei"S of the Week1t and Gunner of the Classw will begin soon, Department of Training officials an notmced this week. Each week, the outstanding s tooent in each squadron, and the outstanding graduating student, will be selected. Their photo will appear in the Target, acco!IJ)anied by their biographies. The six "Gurtners of the Week" will be selected by the instructors, basing their choices on the candidates' academic standing, class attitude, range work when and military bearing. The six selected will wear a bearing the inscription Gunner of the Week." Air Medal with three Oav Leaf Clusters, rewards for dropping sixty tons of explosives on eremy targets and shooting down eight fighter planes. Pvt. Howard Daniels, 20, of COL. RANDOLPH COMMANDING !).Iring the fifth wee kofschool, The ground crew stayed behind Tyndall Field's 965th Quarterat the Eighth Air Force base in. mast-er outfit, has an odd amEngland. Its members won no bit ion in life: he wants to als, but they were as m1ch a pal't mak e the President's bed. Yet, of the success of this famous considering the circumstances, Fort as the men who took her this weil-bred Negro lad may through the sHes. It was they well attain that ambition, after who made certain that the engires victory has been won. Lt. Col. Jack L Randolph this the "Grnner of the Class" will be week was named as ccmnandselected from all students who ing officer the temporary have attaired the honor of "Gun absence of Col. Leland S. Stranner of the week." Squadron ofrll._th_an. _____________ --1 ficers will select the "GIJilrer of TO GIVE CONCERT AT USO TOMORROW ran smoothly, that the guns and For 16 months, Daniels, of 617 turrets were in -perfect worving South Perry St., Dayton, Ohio, The Tyndall Field Concert Band order. was employed on the staff of. the will g ive its second co ncert of the-U. S. 0. series on Sunday afternoon Th .is crew did more than that, White House, and as a member of at 5 o'clock. The program will again for as the ."Belle" would wing her the presidential mansion'sstaff be tinder the baton of w ; o Joshua way through enemy skies the men of 25, he encmmtered varied inMissal and will be presented from on the ground would be feverishly teresting experiences as butler the porch of the U. S 0. on the "sweating out" the return of and all-around handy man. waterside. "their baby. The shin was their After leaving his home in 1939, The first coneert, given a few sacred responsibility and the men Pvt. Daniels served for four weeks ago, attracted many hundreds aboard her were closer than blood months in the CCC, received his of persons in spite of inclement weather and this concert promises brothers to those who stayen be-honorable discharge, and, to-to attract music lo vers from all over him. gether with a group of other Bay County due to the extremely Thls wasn't Just a broad nrob-(Continued on Page 5.) fine performance given at that time. lem of helping to win the war. 1---.--.--------------1 The Tyndall Field Band is compos-It went closer and deeper than WORKED FOR PRESIDENT ed of men all of whom were profes. that. If anything ha-ppened to sional musicians prior to their indue -the Fortress in the heat of bat..tion into the army. Ranging from tle if a gun didn't work, or one man, a Juilliard S choo l of Music the bomb bay doors stuck, these student. who was being auditioned for entrance into Benny Goodman's accidents would reflect on the dance band, to a musician who was ground crew. There were no re-super\'isor of music in a Texas flee tions from the start of the town's school system, the band con -first miss ion to the completion tains men, who, through the Army of the twenty-fifth. selective system, have been placed in the assignments most useful and These men of the ground crew suited to both them and the Armed were a little shy a bit too Forces. mooes t in tal king about the shin "The program planed is to be one they loved so much Maybe it's of unusual variety," Mr. Missal pl'Q!Tlbecause they felt so deeply. They _is_e_s_. __ ....., _______ .....,.. __ were agreed on one point, though. This Bombardier Won.'t The combat crew deserved the hon-ors, but taking the "Memnh:ts DroP Any Bombs/ He's a Eiombardier .-but probBelle" away was a real tragedy. No ore could quite talre her -place. ab 1 y he '11 never drop a bomb. 'He s P f c. G era 1 d A. Bc.rnb a rd Of course, when these fellows another fortress to handle, they ier, a student gunner here. will feel the same way about her The son of Philip L. Bombard-after a little while. She will ier, of st. Albans, vt., pfc. become the center and focus of' Bombardier reported here from their lives. They'll work to Roosevelt Field, Mineola, Long bring her backfromeverymission, Island, N.Y. where he has been just as they worked successf'ully stationed since entering the to bring the "Belle" back from service in November of last every ore of hers. PV'J.'. HOWARD tear. the Class." r,;.-"'-....,.-(''' -: ... \ POST SAnJRDAY, JULY 10 All By Yysel f' Pa tf'ic k Eue Ankef'S SUN., MON., JULY 11-12 Stage Door Canteen Staf' Cast 'IUESDAY, JULY 13 Crime Doctor lt'af'Tief' Baxtef', Naf"gaf'e t Lindsay WED., THURS., JULY 14 Bataan Robert FRIDAY, JULY 16 Madman John Caf'f'ddin, Patf'icia NMison Rl Tl SUN.,, Y)N., JULY 11-12 The Five Graves To Cairo I' rancho t Tone, Anne Baxtef" TUES., WED., JULY 13 Jitterbug Lauf'e and Haf'dy THURS., FRI., JULY 15-16 Hit Parade of 1943' John Caf"mH, Susan Hayt;nf"d. SATURDAY, JULY 17 'The Human Corned y /tftckey Rooney !f'ank /tfOf"gan PANAHA SUN., NON., JULY 11-12 Captive .Wild Woman Eve Ankef's 'IUESDAY, JULY 13 Le t 's Have Fun Bessie Gof'don WEDNESDAY. JULY 14 Broadway Geof"ge Raft


Q..fSTION: \'.tiA T DO YOU THE B IGGEST MORALE BUILDER TYND.ALL FIELD. I nterviews and Photos By SGT. SI UPOilJROI PfC JOHN fi. CLA RE, !a.pa, 'La.; "Since I live in Lynn Rauen, i t s convenient for to go f ishing in the bayous cLose to I enjoy Sunday afternoons a boat, a case of and a good -f ... !e"td. THE TYNDALL TARGET MY PHOTO Anyone desiring to submi t a pnoto for use in this section of the Target may do so by callin g at the Target office in Post Headquarter-s o r by telephoning any member o f the staff at 21B9. Contributions ror this should b e sent to the Editors,' Tyndall post Headquarters. (The following poem was wrjt. .ten by a Sub-Depot glrl employe in honor of a GI i n the Guar d MY GJN .AND I My gun and I Vo.e re all aloneJ My gun and I We w:mna go hane. Were tired of this rampJ Were tired of this walkJ Were tired of these lonely nigh tsJ by gampJ We want to be where we can talk. The above snapshot is the property of the first American By goshJ sane night about nineJ jockey ever to bring home a winner in the Grand National at Youll see the gun that used t o Aintree, Engltmd. His name is Lt. Robert Mecklenburg, a nlltive be.mineJ My gunll be there rut Ill be of Mt. Vernon, N .Y., now at TYndall Field in the capacity of goneJ Assistant Personnel Officer. The lieutentmt piloted 'New Moon' Iil leave !TlY gun then Ill go l!cross that classic's finish line in first place in 1932. hane Globe-trotting Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr., and Svens-Svennersson, President of the Icelllndic Parliament, are the chief figures in the photograph. The snapshot was taken in July of 1941 by Lt. Mecklenburg, And when I returnJ Ill never see A prisoner who really favors me. who, at the time, was an enlisted man with one of the Then when I return to my gun American units sent to Iceland. The locale of the picture is once moreJ the capital city of Reykjavik. The photo itself was snapped I can shoot that gun as Ive never shot beforeJ 1shortly after the American troops. were reviewed by the dig-Stop! Halt! Bang! PfC. OTRO B. SHARPK, nitaries. Ill shoot you by goshJ Oause Tenn.; C= .. :;_ Squadron: "fihen a Lt. Mecklenburg left Iceland in September, 1942, for England, I t give a dang. man feels he wants from which country he was transferred to Africa. He remained Army Times reports that 80 per Laxation, there' s nothing that on the 'Dark Continent' until mid-November when he Wl!S sent cent of the U.S. Army is not in wi!l beat ddnking a cold gLass back to the United States to tJttend OCS in Miami Be<)ch. canbat duty. of beer with a In addition to the beer bar at the Rec TH TARGET STAFF HARD AT WORK--A r 4:30 P. H. Hall, I haue a lot o f fun at fyndaU Reach.11 ---CPL. RICHARD BLAC K, Ohio; Chaplain' s As sistant: "1 enjoy swimming i n the Gulf on Sunday afternoons, butI think I get ;a ore rea 1 ti_on playing tabLe tennis than anything e!se. Maybe its b ecause ts s:; contenient to t;Lay. M!SGT. liOGDROit' BDSBY, Mont g0111ery Ataiama; N.C.O I .C. of Reproduction: "1 find more recr e a tion in f-t a y i ng base bat L w i t h the fJ o s t team than anything e L se, but second on my tist woul d be the Panaa City that I g o with, and dancing on the roof." All the other departments are getting their in the paper, so the Target staff here with ,resents an artist's conception of how the staff looks when hard at work. Unfortunately, the artist caught us right at 4:30, when the daily parade of civilian girls goes past our de.sks on the way to punch the time-clock in Post Headquarters. We really aren't that bad, all the time.


July 10, 1943 THE TYNDALL TARGET SALLIE WANTS SOMEONE TO TEACH HER TO SWIM * ___ RADIO SONGSTRESS LIKES HEN IN UNIFORH Early every morning and late every rtight Tyndall Field men hear the voice of' Sall v ODair singing over radio station WWL in New Orleans. She begins at 5:30 A.M. and is stlll strong when she makes anotrer radio appearance at 11 o'clock at night. Her Tyndall Field audience wonders when she sleeps. More than that, though, they've been wordering what she looks like. So the Target, ever anxious to serve, ob tainerl frcm WWL the photo, -plus some facts about her likes and dislikes. The WWL publicity department comes forth with the information that Sally is 20 years old, five feet one minus shoes, has dee-p blue eyes, brown hair am weighs a 112 -pounds. She loves to dance--especially the rlrumba. At hone, she relaxes by listening to Kostelanetz.records or else trying new jittel' bug steps with her sist.ers. Her favorite pastimes are horsE>-back' riding, watching Bette Davis emote, and sun-bathing. She needs, so the WWL -publicity man says, somebody to teach her to swim. (Private to Sally: We have a very nice bathing beach at Tyndall Field. ) For hobbies, she collects small china objects, dolls and sterling silver jewelry. She was singing with a New Orleans band for fraternity danc es when WWL invited her to audition for a commercial program. Sally was scared to ooath at her first interview-until she started to sing. Asked how she'd like gettill?; up at 5= 30 A.M., she was flabbergasted. The program turned out to be "Dawn Busters. Sally corresponds with the Army, Navy and Marines. In her words they're all "Simply wonderful, n She has two sisters, Mal' gie and Doris (Dotsie) with whom she does harmony. SAlLY O'DAIR Page r; TYNDALL SOLDIER WORKED IN WHITE HOUSE (Continued fro. Page 3) Negro boys, started around the eastern states for jobe. Afier finding octet .1 obs as butler, porter, anrl short-order cook, he found eqJloyment in the Officers Club at Patterson Field, Ohio,. where he worked his way to a. job as f'1 rs t cook. Soon again he started travel ing, bending his steps toward Washington. Lt. Worrill hired. him, and he worked for sixteen months in the picturesque and historical mansion on Penn sylvania Avenue. He lit candles, made beds, swept the floors, dusted, and performed a score of minor duties. He likes to recall the presidential devotion to Fala, the Wh1 te House terrier. be Presi dent seldan let anyone else Cllre for the dog, said Pvt. Daniels After lunch and after particularly, there was a few min..ttes when he and the dog had a. -playful time. Yes, he really laves that dog. Pvt. Daniels recalls a trip to Connecticut in 1941 with the presidential party. 'The occasion was Thanksgivilll;, and the guests included high officials and good friends of too President and wrs Roosevelt. Secretary of State Cordell Hull, Secretary of the Treasury Worgenthau, former Pres ident Herbert Hoover, Winston Churchill, and lllllny others present for the gala day, and pv t. Daniels, helping serve the dinner, overheard the first lacly say, We are very gratefUl to be here on this Thanksgiving day. With our morale as high a:s it is, we can not lose, in anything we undertake.' Pvt. Daniels recalled a trip to Washington by the effervescent Churchill. It was during the Christmas holidays in 1941 just after Pearl Harbor had been bomb-Besides men in uniform, Sally likes dogs. Her favorite at the moment is a Scotty Hector iels III,, a pup she claims has 11a million dollars worth of pel' sonality." ing since she began singing at the FENCY ALLO'MMTS UR< sat etrurchill, perhaps ooe of the PARACHUTES TO SAFETY SURPRISE/ BEFORE OVER' greatest men of our time, toying Sally used to !mit sweaters and such for soldiers, but hasn't had !11lch time for knitting and purl-BROOKI.EY FIElD, AIA. -When. NEWARK, N. J, (CNS) --Sol'die'rs play1'ully with the famous Lt. c. w. Geldbaugh landed his ENGLAND (CHS) --capt. percy have been urged to subnit authol'-House pup. Cmrchill liked Fala, Army dive bomber here the other Young was showing lantern. izations for of pay andFala, friendl.ywitheveryone, after a routine flight from slides of German industrial before leaving the 'r'ted States, was particularly attracted to the .st. Louis, he was flabbergasted areas to a group of bomber according to Brig .&h. H.N. Gilstrut leader of the British to find no one the rear .crews about to take off on a bert, director of the Office of -peoole. gurmers seat in the plane. Cpl. .daylight raid. Dependency here. Recently, afr.er sending a 911all Lester Kennison had been sitting Your target is a German in-"Individual authorizations for appreciatiOI: gift to the Presi-there when the bombe.r left St. dust rial said the cap-allotments of pay may be made by dent, Pvt. Daniels received a Louis tain, turning with his pointer brief note from a radiogram from overseas, however Cpl. Kennison, it developed to what he thought would be a they must be confirmed by the military aide. wv Dear Private had rallen out of the plane dU!'-large airview of the area. InDaniels, : st:.arted the letter. ,stead, the.re flashed upon the regular authorization form by 11""-ank you, in the President's ill!; a. bank S,()(X) feet aver Waynes-11 id i JJ screen a large. picture of a rna sa Gen. G !bert. "Army behalf, for your letter. He is boro, Miss. and then had parai Particularlj seductive and men are urged to submlt the r always' glad to hear frOift those in chuted to He was unhurt th i t1 bef 1 i t save for scratches. 1 usc i ous nude. The captain was 811 or za ons ore eav ng 0 the armed services, and wants you MEASlES THREA'IEN WOOMANCE CHICAGO (CNS)--"Please call my girl and break a date far me,n a hos-pitalized soldier asked a nurse in the Air Force training station here. "But don't tell her I've got the measles, he added shee'J)ishly. nonchalant. 'avoid the delays incident to to know that your friendly This, gar,tlemen, he said, transmitting and processing those thought of him is appreciated. is your target fortonight. sent in. fr(JTI overseas." 'lbe letter was signed by Major zero hour is 10 P.M. ARMY BUILDS 'TRIPLE' CABLE General Edwin M. Watson, Secr.,_ 'No, our serge8nt never yells through the screen door.' 'WhY?' Oh, he s8ys he's 8fr8id it will strain his voice.' WASHINGTON (CNS) --Vocal, tel-tary to the President. egraphic and radio messages will After the war, Pvt. Daniels be carried simultaneously on a wants to return to the White new 2, ()()()-mile overland cable the House in the same capacity he Signal Corps is building to link W"88 in when he entered the Alaska and the Uli ted States. last Septeniler.


. I ii \, I t : d. \ \ t... "I love my wife t oo, A l fred. But that's ... that's Art!" can I have a lower number I'd like t o impress my friends? "Certainly I said I could go for any guy in a uniform, but this i s ridiculous' "I see Draper is in a sentimental mood again." An Irishman with the British expeditionary forces was telling his friend of the narrow escape at Dunkerque. The bullet went in me chist and Cl!me out me back, said Pat. But, answered his friend, it would go through your heart and kill you Me heart w a s in me mouth at the time, CBne the quick reply. There was the cute little moron who asked to be transferred to the city because she heard the country was at war. Judge Brown was reprovinB bluejacket fordeserting his wife. Wi fe dHsertion i'f something. 1 must deal with severely, said the judge. I feel very strongly on this subject. But, Judge, expostulated the offender, you don t know that woman. I ain't no deserter--I'm a refugee. Capr: It gives me great pleasure to give you these two stripes. Pfc: 'Then give me three ano tickle the hell out of yoursel ... sir!


.Tuly 10, NEWS FROM THE Squadron E Squadron F Squadron D Kadel Kapers Hooray, the squadron room This squadron has the distfnctitm r:I:ojo's jinx is at it again. Sgt. Sol has been finally gifted with a radio! of having residents of 46 different Haber was giving the boys a hand: SQUADRON B A super floor model Motorola that states among its members. From the landscaping detail (by Aviation cadet navigatont frtlm really can't be beat. Too bad it coast to coast and border to borde!!' ing in the orderly room), when Selman Field, Monroe, La., began. doesn't work! eager young American youths have. rain hit last Sunday aftern()on {Work Monday, July as cla.u 43-33, A/C "Porky the Pig" Blaker sure eome to Tyndall Field and we can a lightning bolt struck nearby. It "[These cadet.ll, who already have been. has been taking a verbal beating. well be proud of the fact that we are' arched from the telephone on Lt. graduated from pre-flight I!Chool, will from his buddies. He must have had rightfully the all-American Cleary's desk over to Sgt. Haber, return to Selman Field for advanced "propaganda" on his mind Sunday ron. who was stanqing in front of the navigation upon auccell8ful comple-o morning. It seems that "Porky" is We acknowledge receipt of the fiist sergeant's desk: Just scared ion of the gunnery course here, good with verbal jive himself which notice in Squadron E's column per-him a bit, that's all. Nothing the Now members of aquadron B, the can be proved by his obtaining a taining to the character of our men. Quartermasters' can't take care of new gunnery students represent half medical excuse from P. T. because However, we always_ did hold to the .on laundry .day. of class at Selman Field. Rest. of' a scratched knee. Keep it up slogan that "people should never critSgt. Gene. Griffin is running of t.lte boya are at Fort Myen, F'ta.,. bo y, and you'll probably get a dis-icize others unless their own house around foaming these. days. He's exfor the same purpose. charge. is in order; and "gent)emen" of pecting a.z:l heir, and most unfortunFrom all walks of life, most of the'A/C Haman was definitely surSquadron E, your place is in 'pretty ately, he thinks, have to tell the lit-new class were in civilian Ute abC' prised when his date with "Miss bad shape. tle one when it grows. up, that months ago. Included in their num .. Panama City" (so he says) was Lieut. Wetsel has been "sweating. Gene's forefathers were ber are chemists, teachers, reporters, broken up by the arrival of the .true out" the recent inventory of his sup. -Yankees who came down South salesmen, engineers, stu-love'' from home ... P. x: dam_sels plies, but everything seems to have the little war, carrying cloth dents, world-travelers and even a are accusing A/C Ditcher of putting turned out all rfght. The lieutenant els. Know what we mean? daredevil motorcycle rider. Less than "love drops" on the candy he gives must miss his daily P. T. classes; f6r luck, Gene! 10 in tile entire squadron are rethem A;C Dewicki had barracks he personally takes charge of this Squadron "D" tried three ways, classified pilots. 446 in an uproar Sunday night _by squadron each day for its daily doz-.for the first place in last week's Richard .Morse, former pre-flight saying the invasion of Europe had en. spection. But we'll bet no man Wing commander, haa been named <;;tarted. All the "Kaydets" heard We've heard a lot of pros and cons this post had on shoes like squadorn commander. George was static or was it Polish? The about what would happen when an Slaughter, a student. The former group commander is sec-cadet Adjutant A/C Aurnsburger is irresistable force meets an immov-' lmd in command. becoming quite an "eager beaver" able object. Cpl. Ray Delaney en(Contin-ued on Nlge llJ.) .Flight lieutenants, all former pre-blowing reveille at 4:30 a. m Could deavored to prove this theorem one' Skunk Hollow flight officers, are James McCutch-it be that somebody changed his way or another the other night with eon, John Reardon, Mahlon Steiner alarm clock? ... The Cadet "Gallop the result that the immovable obJ Well ... Here we are agairi. 1 and Comer B. Thompson. Albert V poll" has given A / C Cochrill tne ject received quite a bump on the dept s come and students go but the Rome, former group supply officer, is popular name of "Rip Van Win]i:le." head. The patient was last seen perJ:1anent party stays on. But supply sergeant: Edwin W. Switzer . Quote, "Why don't you write ''sweating it out." soon there' ll be a change, we hope, Jr., former first sergeant fro'rrt Donley," sobs a young miss from Barracks 406 won the inspection and so does Sgt. Carter. He hopes t!lquadron L, pre-flight, is first ser Helena, Arkansas .... From what fast week, but frankly fellows, it that in the near future he'll be a geant. we hear A / C Jager's heart definttely v.rasn't a good inspection. We know gun:J.er on an A-20-A or something A j C Karl Neely already is a much"' beats for a "sweet young thing" that there are too many fellows of the like. Here is hoping that traveled person. He says he has from New York ... Miss Murphy. ing the work of somebody else. With you get it if you want it. been. in all the 48 states except proudly wears a "sparkler" on her eight, and sometimes ten, men in a I'm hoping to leave for cadets in Washington Walter McLaughlin left hand. Good deal man! _room it shouldn't take long to get the near future. Ah, me! may someday be part of a "brother A / C Hag:.1e is on the verge of the place in order, providing every-I understand that Carter has his aerial act." His brother pilots a setting .up a "pup tent" in front of body does his share. After all, men, meals all planned-Nazi for breakFl'ying Fortress based in England his "WAAC throbs' barracks." we should all take personal pride in fast, Jap for dinner, and a And Warren Nix could be part Lt. Roberts is fascinated by A;C our own bed and surroundings be-tion of the two for supper. It of a brother team, too. His brother Lambert's mustache. Could it b e cause we have to live there. If there good, doesn' t it. Yep, Dead pilots student navigators at Selman a supressed desire to have one, too? is dust in the room, and dirt on the George from Tyndall. Field The skeet range has proven we have to breathe it and get Sgt. s Milazzo went under the Dick Morse, squadron B's clarion-beneficial to A / C Bernstei n when the 1t on our bodies. We know we haven't rope and done grabbed hisself a voiced cadet commander, got. that calisthenics' whistle blows ... Some-_much material to ':VOrk with, but it's woman; yep, one came from way up way, they say, from ordering double me tell A / C Dizmore who punched more than recent squadrons have nort):J. and got himself married. gin fizzes in Boston bars ... "She the hole in the wall-the suspense is had and our last class won two first \Ve understand that s ;Sgt. Welch Isn't my girl," says Joe Schwartz, killing him! "Three more de" places out of six inspections, and had' has a new name. I believe that they e.. "I call hel' merits for not saulting," moans A/C several seconds. Let's get on the call him "Monk" or something like Harnish ... How many tours will ball, fellows! Remember that clean-. that. What is it for, Baldy? Bunch of the boys were talking that add up too, Mike? The liness is next to Godliness. s ;sgt. Paul D., our sgt. of the about the trip from Monroe to TynJ much used second story "short Cpl. A. F ,LaChance guard, just got back from Georgia, dall Field-'a 30-hour trek In cars cut" is now giggable; all because of and he came back all smiles. What that looked like the inventors orig-a certain "Louie!' ... Your eyes to b e the "gonner of the week" if he is it? .Just a good town that you 'inal model. "Well, I wouldnt say would have bulged just as mine did doesn't send his wife back home went -to? 'exactly that our car was saia when I saw J:..,/ C Doran taking some Initials are w. R. ... Jvhnnie Doyle s ;Sgt. "Olds-Blitz Wagon Joe" one cadet, "but a ghostlike negro sixteen year olds' on tour of the is the proud possessor of the prettiest has decided to sell his little car and kept walking up and down the aisle field. What is this world coming :teeth money can buy Like the start using the good ole ankle ex!!.il night saying 'hyuhs yoh brown to, anyway? ... It has dropped from 'stars they come out overnight press. He finds that it is safer and wrappin papuh, Mistuh Lincoln, bet dollars to pennies in Anderson's The boys in Ken Anhalt's barracks t least he gets to where he is ter get dat Gettysburg address writ room. If Alley and Brandstra keep vouch they w ill take up a collection goten right quick." up at the rate they are going, they 'll so he can buy his girl a graduation be a "Culbertson Twosome" at play-gift. Then he won't need Agnes' ing cards ... Here's one for the. address ... Miller Todd is no longer books-Aj C George Hyde was in the a man since Sergeant Kayer pulled hospital recently due to over-exer-that last hair he h a d on his c hE:st. ,tion on the obstacle course . "Mortimer Sianas," the class for 'Lawyer" Joanis does his cross coun-tune teller, has predicted a safe and try work chasing ambulances; while h appy future for all his classmates. his "lawyer" roommate is strictly a In addition he w ill prophesy who "WAAC chaser. ... How long will will be the "lucky gunner" for the it be before platoon Sergeant Kin-week for a small fee .... Just berich puts his boys in a brace? cause Paul Tilitz is in lo ve, is no Sergeant Kiendal received nine let-excuse for his singing "After Star ters the other day which qualifies Gazing" when the lights q.re out. him as a good standing member of If anyone sees a bright gleam the Lonely Hearts Club.. Sergeant when the boys are marching along, Kraumer is so versatile as an In-it is just the shine on the shoes of structor, that his efforts are extend "bucking" Sergeant Spinney ed to teaching "frogology" In the We swear i! Magnus McHargue con barracks during the wee hours of tinues to brush his hair with u brush, the morning ... What is the matter he'll h?-ve to add a little of "John. Majeska, don't they have any Bur son's Glo-Coat." ... Melvin ma Shave signs in Brooklyn? ly' s "zoot suit' ; is worth noting. l'he of the week" Is going stands out like a sore thumb! more weeks have passed another class of gunners is ready f6r combat against the Axis. In spite of rain and inclement weather which caused a two-day layover, 43-2 "sweated it out." So long, fellows, and best of luck always. A hearty welcome to the boys who survived their stay at Skunk Hoic low It means six long weeks exams, policing up and night classes but with a bit of determination we feel sure you have what It takes get through. The squadron feela the loss of Lt. James Bailey, who was recently transferred from this squadron and put in charge of -Jam Hand and academic subjects. Congreatulations, Lt., we feel quite sure that you will prove your worth. Talre notes of the new fence and squadron insignia now decotatlng the orderly room. It's due to the efforts of 1st Sgt. Nelson and a swell job. Hear Ye, :Hear Ye! He finally got back. After a 35-day furlough, Sgt. Hibbard, "how does It feel to back?" In closing, allow me to say fate well to a swell group of fellows. "Misters," it_ waa an honor to have you ana ret's see a pair of Navigators \Yings alongside those others In a few weeks. -Sgt. Lee Kerr.


PageS THE TYNDALL TARGET W R cs at W 0 PHOTOS AND BRIEF BIOGRAPHIES OF SOME Sergeant DOROTHY CHENOWETH, c lerk, Officers Personnel. .. comes f r om Abilene, Texas .... Was chief cler k for construction company .... attende d college for three years in Texas .... trained at Arm y Admin i stration School, ConwayJ ArlL .... was acting first sergeant at Fifth WAAC Training Center, Camp Rusto nJ La. Auxiliary NORMA GARLAND, file clerkJ Line Maintenance Office .... attended high school and business college .... 25 years old .... single ... trained weeks at Fort Des MoinesJ Iowa .... Stenographer before enrolling in WAAC. OF TYNDALL'S WOMEN SOLDIERS Auxiliary First Class EUNICE CEARLEY, Statistical clerk .... 22 years old and single .... home in Wampa, Idaho ... court house stenographer there .... came here after five weeks basic training at Camp Ruston. Auxiliary LEE BELZER, dispatcher, P ost Operations .... typist and telephone operator before enlisting .... h ome: Chicago .... high school and business college education ... 2i .. ,. single .... trained five weeks at Des M oines and late r at Army Administratio n School, Conway, Ark.


Corporal SABINA MAZUREK, Post Op-erations clerk ... came from Aurera, Ill. ... single .... an office clerk in civilian life .... high school and business college had five weeks basic training THE TYNDALL TARGET Corporal VIVIAN GLENEZER, telephone operator, Post Signal Office .... 22 years old ... single .... was telephone operator in civilian life .... comes from Racine) Wis. Sergeant DOROTHY SARPA, Message Center .... 23 years old .... single .... from Jersey City .... was a group leader in a bombsight plant before enrolling in WAAC .... trained at o 'es Moines, Fort Oglethorpe and Camp Ruston. Co r p o r a 1 H E L EN CON T E Y ( r i g h t ) target scorer .... 23 years old .... single .... home: New York city .... radio assembler in civilian life ... trained at Fort Oglethorpe. Auxiliary TERRY ZANKO, (left) tar-get scorer .... home: Indianapolis) Ind .... married (husband is in Navy) .... in civilian life was a radio assembler .... 2i y ears old .... trained five weeks at Fort Oglethorpe, Ga. Page


Page 10 BOMBER STAT I ON IN ENGLAND, June 29--It is almost 11 o'clock am dusk is f'alling. The armor roan is alean-to against the repair hang ar. There on the racks a r e the rows of' .50caliber machine gtmS, oiled and cleaned, lying s ide by side. When the mission is c0mpleted and the ships come b ack the gwmer s dismount their guns and bring them in. 1ben! t:heJ" clean tlen careful ly and an.er that the. annarnent men cover t h e m with oil to keep them from rusting. The ccxnbination of cold of the altitude and heat from firing and of moisture makes the guns rust very quickly. Here they lie in oil until a new mission is Corporal Harpold of Dallas is the armament man. He has been in the Army for nine THE TYNDALL TARGF.T years and that time he has sometimes been a sergeant ani sanet1mes a private. Right now he is a corporal. The t:Rat happen to Harpold can happen to anyone. He was a civilian ground crew man for the Flying Tigers in China a little while ago. He knows his guns thoroughly. He has even been a gunnery instruct-or. It would be possible f'or a gold-brick gunner to have his work done by the ground men except that they arent gold brick gunners for very long. If your life and the life of your ship deperrl on those long steel snouts, you are likely to want to see that they are all right yourself. The men bring their oily guns to the work benches. They strip them canpletely and then with clean cloths they go over every part, rubbing and rubbing with new cloths until the cloth shows no sign of oil. It t akes a long time There is no way of doing it quickly. Every pa!'t of breech and recoil action must be dry and smooth. The gmmers of the Mary Ruth come into the gun room for now they have a very delicate operation to perform. They must wipe ever y bit of oil from thetr guns Where they will be flyin g t omorrow at 30,000 feet the temp erature will be at 40 de grees below zero. If any oil is left on the moving parts of the machine guns it will freeze at that temperature the gun will j am and then the "man with the red beard" will ge t in close enough to make his kill and you and your crew will f'ind yourselves in a prison camp, if you re lucky. Sgt. Brown, the tail gurmer, has had his gun jam on the last two missions and he is worried. He has worked over them for hours. He has taken them out on the testing range to fire them and they have worked beautifully. Yet they jammed in the air. This is a mysterious thing. He says: "If they jam again tomorrow I'm going to put in for new guns." There are magics in the air. You get as near as you can to causes with your senses and after that there are things that happen which you can't get near to and yet they happen. You trust accept them because they affect your life and the probability of its continuing. These are things which cause what might stupidly be called superstition. Take Banb Boogie, for instance. She is a good ship but she never gets to a target. And every bit of mechanical skill available has been expended on her. They have even changed her engines. 'llie care of the guns is sl

Jul 1943 LARGE AUDIENCE TURNS OUT FOR 'INFORMATION TEASE' PROGRAM QM Quartet Scores 26-18 Victory Over 69th's Masterminds An rmusually large atrlience was on hand last Monday evening at the Rec Hall to witness the sec-ond edition of the Special Ser vices' Tease.n With bottles of ice cold beer at stake, the Quartermaster quar tet of experts let. very few !llle5tions go by without answers to win a 26-18 victory over the 69th mental wizards. Pvt. Jack Sperry of the 69th took toP honors but his efforts were not enough to nbring home the beern for his teem. Other members of the 69th quartet were T/Sgt. James Mangum, S/Sgt. John Mitchell and Pfc. Irving Stahinsky. Representing' the Qua.rtermas ters were Sgt. John MacBeth, Cpls. Samuel Ackerman and Primo Leon ardi and Pfc. Paul Zall. The next "Information Teasen wHl be held Tuesday at 8:00P.M. Tyndall's Waacs will match wits with quiz kids from the band in this third informational session. Tile ir:novation of awarding beer to members of the audience who supply the correct answer when the contestants fail, will be continued. THF. TYNDALL 'T'ARGET Bombs Blast Leghorn Air Forces Photo Army Air Forces bombers have raided many points in lialy since the fall of the Italian Islands in the Mediterranean including Leghorn more than 200 miles northwest of Rome. Here a stick of 500 pound bombs is laid on an oil refinery in the Italian port. Leghorn was raided several times during the last week in June. Pa e 11 GI'S COME TO RESCUE WHEN USO SHOW IS DELAYED Impromptu Program Scores A Hit With Audience At Post Theater nThe show ntlSt go on! n was the hue and cry raised by Tyndall's own dramatic group when word wa& at 4 P.M. on Tuesday that the bus carrying the USO Camp Show had broken dCIIfn sane fifty miles ft-om here. Capt. Freeman, Special Service Officer, iMmediately contacted his veteran shCIIfmen and the Tyndall Field band. By 6 P.M. the band and six performers representing the cream of Tyndall's entertainment talent harl gathererl at the Post Theater and lurrierlly began rehearsing sJ.i ts. A thorough canvassing of those present at this i.mr>ronptu perfor mance agreed that it was one of the best that has ever been stag ed on thi.s f'teld. al rearly put on one show, the Tyndall nstock companywas all set to go through with the second when the SOUP To Nuts n perfor mers finally arrived and took over the stage. Applause and bouquets for a masterful exhibition of "pinch hittingn behind the footlights must be shared by the men in the band, Miss Joy Owen, Sgts. Paquin arid Reinitz, S/Sgt. Dwight Boil eau, Pfc. Wolfkill (of Squadron "E") and W/0 Joshua Missal. TYNDALL TOM MY. ..... LEDBETTER f'M HAPf>Y A&OUT SHOOTINGPOWM MY fiRST PlANE; BUT OTHERS D&WE CREVIT TOO ........... WHILE OUT THERE SOME-PlACE,6-ET ALL THOSE CROSSES YOU CAN AND .MATCh THEM UP WIM ORAN6E.


Page 12 'J:RE TYNDALL TARGET TYNDALL SKEET TEAM TO DEFEND CHAMPIO NSH I P MORE THAN 100 ENTERED IN SOUTHEAST MEET AT JACKSONVILLE Local Outfit Is Undefeated In Tournament Competition OFFICERS SCORE 7-5 WIN OVER SHIPYARD TEAM Although giving their poorest exhibition of the season, the d all officers chalked up their seventh straight win 1n t he City League last Friday night, de the Wainwright Yard aggre gation, at Pelican Park. The oN'ioers booted the ball all ove r the field, and handed their opponents four unearn!d nms. How ever, Wainwright proved just as generous, making many costly miscues. With the score tied in the last half of the sixth inning, the officers staged a batting spree to send four MinS across the -plate and ice the decision. Lt. Joe Glasser was again on the moWld for the winn!rs, and turned in his usual steady performance. Lts. McDaniels 81ld Bailey wer e the batting stars with two singles apiece. The officers were scheduled to -play at Eglin Field last fblday, but the game was postpcned. Ar 1 eat 111 German tJnd 1 tal il!tl Aenerals have been captured by Americl!tl lind British forces since the beAinninA of the war. TO COHPETE IN SOUTHEASTERN SKEET SHOOT Captain Graydon D. Hubbard, Director of Ground Ranges; S/Sgts. C.J. McClung, and Ed Williams, Skeet Instructors; and Captain Joy, Skeet Range MEDICS ORDNANCE c s. p D. Knepper Solon 3b Manderson Yuhas rc Stephans Orange lb Bailey Negich ss Ridulph McDermott 2b Eliznik Kulikowski 1f Corlew Wozniak cf St rakal Mazur rf Sigmund (The Ordnance team will be handicap-ped by the loss of Pfc. George Tarr, who suN'ered an arm fracture in a game several weelrs ago.) ICE SKATER CLEANS ICE BOXES FT. DIX, N.J. (CNS) --Pvt. Lloyd Baxter, former ice skating star, wondered what the Army would give him to do. He didn't have to wonder long. The day after he was inducted he was lJUt to work cleaning out an ice box. GOLF TOURNEY AT LYNN HAVEN Many of Tyndall's to-p-flight golfers, including Si Moye apd Louis Broward, are expected to enter the golf tournament to be held at the Lynn Haven Country Club on Sunday, Jul'y 11. AMERICAN LEAGUE w L Pet. New York ,,,,, 39 30 565 Detroit .... ....... 36 32 .529 Chicago .. 35 32 .522 Washington ... ,, 37 36 507 Cleveland ,,,,,, 34 35 .493 Boston .. 34 36 .486 st. Louis ,. 32 36 471 Philadelphia .. 32 42 .432 NATIOOAL LEAGUE w L Pet. St. Louis 44 24 .647 Brooklyn 44 33 .571 Pittsburgh 37 32 .536 Cincinnati.. 35 37 .486 Philadelphia 34 38 .472 Boston 32 36 471 Chicago 30 41 .422 New York 28 43 .394


July 10, 1943 CIRCLINGthe BASES Have you noticed that Frankie is back in the Yankee lineup as regular shortstop? Ge orge Stirnweiss, who started the sea$on at short f o r the Vanks, stole something.like 75 for Newark in the Inter national league last season, but learned rapidly that you first have t o get o n base to' steal in the Ameri can loop, and his difficulty was in reaching the starting point--first base The National Professional Foot ball. League recently adopted a 40-game schedule for 1943. The league awarded Ted Collins, rsdio commentator and manager of Kate Smi th, 1;.he Boston franchise bu t will not have the Beantown team as an active participant until 1944. There i s a time-pld saying that the tea111s leading major leagues after the July 4 double>.eaders will be the pennant winJers when the curtain falls in September. Right now, the New Y ork Yankees are pacing the Am erican League race with the st. Louis Cardinals holding top berth in the National League. Fans throughout the nation would be pleased, no doubt, to see the Washington Senators beat out the N e w Yorkers t o gain a place in the autumn classic, and this could happen at the rate the Nats are now going. In Flatbush, the D odgers are still the most pop ular team in the National League but fans in other parts of the country think pretty well of the Cards. Sgt. Joe Louis, world heavy. weight boxing champion, recently revealed that he has asked for a t ransfer from a cavalry unit .at at Fort Riley, Kas., to the Mil itary Police Training School at ort Custer. He said he requested the transfer because he thought his pugilistic ability would be' of more value in the MP's than it would be i n t h e cavalry. No doubt about it. .. Chuck Dressen has been rehired as the Brooklyn Dodger coach. THE TYNDAll, TAR(JE'l' Pag e 13 BENNING TEAM HERE TODAY AND TOMORROW TWO F ORNER "PRG-BALL" HURLERS tiHO ti/LL PITCH FOR "RIFLES" AGAINST TORNADOES Two former pro-ball hurlers who will take the for the Fort Benning Rifles in their games against t h e Tyndall Tornadoes here today and tomorrow are pictured above Left: Lt. Jack W eston, hurle r for the Hew Orleans Pelica ns in pre-Wa r days, and n o w one of the main s t a y s of the Rifles' pitching staff. Right: Captain William Bessinger, once the pro perty of the H e w York Gia n ts, is now doing triple duty for Fort Bennin g. The Captain is regimental mess officer in the Third Student Training Regiment of the Infantry S c h ool Service Command, mows down oppo-! from the mound for the Fort Benning Rifles and wields a mean bat for the sam e t eam. I n fact, he i s the Rifles' leading hitter with an average o f T O RNADOES TO FACE 3:ooP.M. am the other t o morrow boasts an1:Tifieid. c ollllreed mostly at 2:00 p, M. Both c ontests will of fanner minor league players, ONE OF STRONGEST be played on the athleti c field Vlill start Capt. William TEAMS 1 N SOUTH in the rear of tre POISt Exchunge. er or Lt. Jack Weston o n the Southard, Flanagap and Donaway mound. The Tyndall Tornadoes will roar will be held i n r eadiness as Sgt. Donald ( Duck) Shaw o f the back into action today after a starting flingers for the Tornawill again be call t w o week lull, against one of the does, with l)Svis starding by for 1ng ball$ apd f'ro m behim strongest Army teams in the South, relief roles. Dona way is a new the plate. Shaw, who has volunthe Fort Benning Rifles. addition to the TY!ldall teM! N:d t.eered his services regularly for Two game s are scheduled between his prese.nce snould eas e t e Tornado game s has been the teams; one this afternoon at .pitching burden which Southard for 100re than 15 years. Windy Clty fans are making it am FlanagM have had to carry. The Air Base nfne will known that t h e y don t want the. Another newccmer to the Tornabe the. Tyndall 'team's opponents James Boys around. Wilson has' does is Bobby Cretiganct'Finance, here next Saturday. T h e t w o been co ntl!nt to sit in the dugout who will probably an a-p-peal"teams sta.ro even at one v i c tory after ha ving been roundly booed ance at first base in one of the each far this season. The off the coaching lines. owner two games. Costiga n hails fro m Tornados' record to date i s 15 The Ch:..cago Cubs J .. mes Boys, Phil Wrigley has no comment Trenton, N.J., where he played Manager Jimmy Wilson and General o games won 8 losses high-school and industrial league Manager Jimmy Gallagher, today A championship match b e tween Di d y o u hsve a good w e ekendp th l ht ht t t l h ld Bob ball. In the absence of nderson, are sitting in a precarious pos' e lg Welg l eo er, r went fishing with my girl?' ition. With their club submerged MOntgomery, and Sammy Angott may the third base assignme n t will be Did you Clltch th 1 14 mes off be star

Page 14 Sq uadron D ( Conti111Jed lrOP. Page 7.) o fficer e\en v:ent so far as to comment. 'T\e ne\er seen a job like the se: ha\'e w e and they a r e certainly something to brag a b out. Sgt. Blanchard came out of the h ospital this l ast week. and he, too, pi t c h e d right i n h elping the m e n on the land scaping. Seems Blanchard is a pro fro m c i vilian days, where h e attende d F orestry College of Syracuse U. S gt. M arx won t challenge our Adjutant to wrestling a n ymore! or \ \ ill you. Leon? When you grow som e new skin. come around and try someon e in your ov.n class, such 'lS Sgt K apla n v\'hat's the dirt coming up under t h e First Sergean t s l i p ? It can't be f r o m the landscaping detail. Our commanding officer, Lt. C lear y walked in t o the cash and <:arry l aundry recently, in proper unifo r m wearing a gun, pith hel met, and carrying himself like an officer a n d a gentle m a n. Y e t the clerk wouldn' t t a k e the Lt:'s laun dry until h e v.a s assure d that it was co m i n g f rom a "Staff S gt." or bette:-. as p e r regulations! Did you it out, Sir:: ? Guardians There seems to b e a certai n letha r g y in the squadro n Is it due to the heat o r t o furlough time? Most of the boys o n furlo u g h h a d a l ong trek up north but a r e n o doubt hav ing a good time and m aybe contem plating m arriage. a s most of the Guardians do while o n furlough. Most of the Rec H all f iends are who leheartedly in fa\ o r o f "Infor mation Tease: especially t h e part about a w a r d ing a b ottle of beer to member s of the a udience answering questions correctly. We still wonde r w h a t some of t hose boys i n our squadr o n I t w o staffs 1 did with t h eir fancy Gabar dine suits. The suits seemed t o have d one a fast disappearing job A n d ther e seems to be an upswing in foot t r o u b l e ever since t h e edict o n low quarters came out. Man y a heart was b roken w h e n they h a d t o wear heavy G. I. Brogans. Our new tennis court i s coming along nicel y and we can b e nefit f rom it in a few days. M o s t of t h e credit goes on to our Sqdn Adjutant. L t. Eugen e Bonk. w h o i s respon sible for t h e rapid development of the court. PERCOL.-\TI:'\<.i P R .-\TTLE: The r e seems to be a s h o rtage of tid bits. Can it be t h a t t h e boys i n the news are h iding o ut: Pvt. A. S nyder i s continuously talking about t h e Zoot Suit that h e left behind him. and Pvt. A Schne i der's topic o f con \ersation i s Waacs. S /Sgt. W Cartwright seem s to b e making a bid for memb e r ship i n the Two-a-Mon t h Club. A s i ght for sor e eyes: Pfc. D iaz walking a tour ol g uard a r o und the G u a r d h o use. Sas, so's "Blue Room" i s acqu iring a n e w type of c lientele a n d Pvt. J Flasick seems to be self-app ointed Maitre D e I Salon. MA:'\ OF THE WEEK: Pvt. E d. Clancey, the Irish Kid f r o m New York, is our man o f the week E d. was recently m arried while on fur l o u g h and is p l anning on b r i nging hi S Wife down t o P. C P v t. C lancey was exp e r t b arte nder a t L o n g I s l a n d Casm o f o r sev e r a l years and t h e r e met m ost o f the top n o t c h hands of the day. Incidentally the Irish lad born in Ireland and has been a Cll of the U. S just a few m o ths h a ving recei\ed h is final n M a t ural!zation papers recentlv at a nann a. --Cpl. Sam Marotta. Rugged 69t:h M /Sgt. Boutwell's now famous bantam rooste r was officiall y initiat ed into this r ugged o utfi t b y a G I. shoe barrage Sunday mornin g at 4 a m With arrogant disregard for the time-honored custom of late sleeping on Sunday morning, t hhs lit tle yard bird s ounded ''reveille" at the usual time. We are happy t o say, by some miracle, h e survived tile shoes, canteens and assorted mis siles, and will probably strut about the barracks yard 'til next Sunday. Though it has long been c onsidered bad taste to use one's offici a l p o s itio n to gain p erso n a l advantage, Sgt. Pistachio neve r t h e less, h a s t aken an e n thusiastic interest in the Waacs-a.s a representa ttve of the Chapl a in's offic e of c o urse. (If this i s too pointed, Mike, come to see us; we've got plenty o f TS slips.) Unofficial s o urces report that Bil leting Clerk Freddie MacKenzie, newly made pappy a n d corporal, is T yndall' s <;learing h ouse for second hand furnit ure and assorted sun dries. Freddie, if you k now where there's some o l d worn o u t gas stamps, count u s in on the dicker. Capt. K edian, typing a letter i n a slack mome nt, addressed Cpl. H im melfarb, who just entered the order ly room: H o w do you spell 'que vive'?" "Beg, pardon, sir?" "Que vive." "No sir; the name is 'Him melfarb,' sir." Every bit as bad is our or<;lerly room S /Sgt. I sometimes called the s peck sweatin' tech ) w h o absent-mindedly reached for a n i n k bottle instead of h is coke. It must b e 1 gulp) love. Medicwoes Anyone wishing to empl o y a pro f essional griper of the highest caliber may obtain same by can t act in g S g t D a vi s Cp 1 s F i t 1 and McDermott, and Pvt. Saunders. The p ast of the art, S /Sgt. Welch is on his way to Camp B6Tk eley. Texas, for OCSA r e c e n t addition to the civ ilian staff was one of many ap pendectomy patients operated on last week We wish Miss Davis a speedy r ecovery --oh yes we miss her -yes i n de eel. Did you hear about the Cpl. that broke his watch crystal a n d upon a s king a local jeweler the time i t would take to replace same was tol d a week-at the earliest. The Cpl s. wife had the d elicate job completed the sam e day. That's right --we're i n the a r m y a n d have just plenty of time[ Those c omma nd' performances h e a r d in o u r Rec Area are under the auspi ces of our new C.O., Lt. Daxon. S gt. D a viso n is our newest add ition t o the AjC -pretty soon the old crowd from Camp Lee will be a t tlifYll of t h e past. Best of 1 uck B i 11. Miss Nelson says that 15 day furloughs are hard on her morale. -Sgt. Laubly Zebras T h e last posting rated our squadron as 90% signed up for N a t ional Life Insurance. Since t h en, however, a rally has been s taged for w hich Capt. Mowery, S g t Ch e n al and C p I. P f eu f f e r reAlly r olled u p their sleeves e nd went to work. The result was tha t mor e than $7 0 0 ,000 worth of i n surance was sold, and we're no t restin g until our percentage is 100%. It was a field day for the Ze braa last Monday -the dentists va; the Zebras. It was a hard f o u g h t battle, but the dentists, pulli n g for all they were worth, came o u t on top. Goodbye and ROOd luck to SRts. Cronin, Mink, Irvin. Whitehurst a nd Pfca. DeRosa and Lubin, who r e c ently left us for A / C train i ng. -SjSgt. Franklin Gunner Maker s I neglect e d you this last week. Please forgive m e We have had a death i n t h e squadron. It grieve s me person a ll y more p erhaps than any o f the r e s t o f you. The figure involved was ver y close to 'me. The prope r f o r m a li t i e s h ave been proceeded wit!1 and a w reath has bee11 placed on the blue waters o f our Gulf a t the ap proximat e location of the disaster. The prop e r amount of salty tears have been shed and our possession h a s been rightfully missed by Captain Salley. The squadron's "aqua mascot, THE SPONGE, was lost in the l i n e of duty while trying to battle a t ropical storm alone and with no o n e aboar d h e r In the dusk o f evening o n July 28, 1943, the Coas-t Gua r d li ghts were unable to detect t h e lost scow. In short, the old tub i s gone a n d no doubt forgotten by all except t h e Captain. It would not be polite to say tha t I told you so"; so I won't say it. M a y w e have b et t e r luc k with our next v enture. The new p i cture passes are finally a reality and the pictures that adorn t hem would b e a c r edit to any rog u e s gallery ... s ;sgt. Van Kuren and Tobolsky, have something to tell thei r wives. I am sure, and I'm not referring to anyone's bad luck in gamb l ing ... The Information Tease program whic h our squadron took part in d idn't turn out s o good even t h o u g h Van Kure n was horn-swag g led into giving a M assey-i v e amount of sli-Hick a nswer s to the w r o n g q uesti o n We lost 2 4 to 14 The squadron area seem s quite de serted in the morni n g at reveill e. A lot of the boys have left us f o r fur !opghs Sgt. L a m m prefer s our ping-pong tabl e quite as i t was. Twenty minutes after i t had been painted a secon d coat of steel grey, the Sgt. proceeded to wipe i t c lean again w ith t h e seat of his clean khaki trousers. Oh, t hese s aboteurs ... The Fourth of July a l most turn ed out to be a mos t uneventful day I for a few of t h e boys but a gremlin came along and li f t e d the restriction and we all wen t t o town t h e 4th. Here i s some mor e of that stuff again: O 'Neai: "I got 'em w h e r e I want 'en1 no\,.!" "That ambula n c e i s n't wlrl!.t s cracked u p t o be." :V[\n.){ure n : I have t o bow l t o J nigh': honey.'' Tc ,ol s k y : "Me, too. Sgt. Tayl o r is back and we h o p e the grouch is gone now t h a t the 1 5 days are defin i t e l y gone and a ll he will have to look fo rward t o now is getting up each morning a t five. In parting let's rememb e r "The best way to stay fit is not u y s tay' ing !it. I'll be hiding f rom you! -The P eeke r Whit:e Flashes Duty before pleasure i s mor e t h a n a cere patriotic phrase with men on thr, lin e Sunday. Jul y 4 was just wnrking day on t h e map. In the presence of a grou p of friends a t the Chapel. S ;Sgt. Wily married t h e gal h e met in IlL. whil e attending radio sch ool. Our best wishes to them. The moral: School can be beneficial mor e than in o n e way to a w ide awake person. Cpl. Ridlons liking for t h e squad ron was the cause of sacrifi c in g a car eer and r eturning to Tyndall Field. Welconte ho1:1e Davi d 1 A promotion \Vas made. payday came and passed and no sign pf c i gars. T Sgt. Hough as a trouble shooter s houl d not e ncounter a n y ;difficulties in locating any one of the three PXs. For Sale: Two slig htly used Gab ardine suits. _Will alter to f i t A pair of shoes with buc k les thrown i n. to a cas h customer No r e .as onable offer w i l l be refused Call C louclhoppers Cpl. Richard Wolfer was noticed. promenading around the Bus D epot; mayb e it was those two w o m e n he was under the influence of, may b e. Sgt. Dippre is known t o have pull eel his stripes on a WAAC-just show s what w arm beer will d o to a guy. After his solo performa n c e in St. L ouis, -w e hope there isn' t any joke box at the Rec Hall for Supply Cor p oral Stewart. Sinc e Crew Chief Sanfilippo has been on the llne, Stewart claims he hasn't had a" much fun in the Supply Room s i n h e kissed his grandmothe r with "' cigar in his m outh. The gang i s wondering whether P orky Stanle y is still single or not, he doesn't look too worrie d ."Trouble Shooter" Sisley wants to know if thre e o r four m o r e men 'would like t o use h i s locker the r e still i s a b out 12" (inc hes) o f empty space I h ate t o admit it, but both Cook and Strong l ook beat-up and hen p acked ( ? ) Some mor e l ate nights suc h as Chemical W arfare S choo l and M ilitary Sanitation, (they a r e as good an excuse as any), w ill find both of them grass-widowers. Tha t is all for now! --Sgt. Ed. Strong. WAC-t:ivit:ies The girls who sat in on the 'Quiz Tease' (from the audience) were able to answer many ques t ions asked the quizzees. How soon before we get in it?-But not for ale. 'M-Iat'll it be boys, sodas or candy? The worry of the T /5' s is that more of the girls who come to fill the company will have rat ings--possibly necessitating K.P. duty for corporals. Thus far there are thirty NCO's in a com pany of 65. Through the kindness of our company officers w e are permitted to invite boyfriends to have chow with us. What Wsac was seen in the Rec r eation Hall surrounded by five French cadets. We understand she did right well with making her se 1 f understood. When her French faltered, 1he turned to the Span ish speaking Frenchman who in terpreted for her. If we heard it once, we heard it a good twenty or more times--) M y boyfriend is in Caledonia, and he is now a lieutenant.' Then there is the gal whose orange blossom time is forthcom ing with his commission. Our cadre and cooks are sport ing ne w stripes. Your reporter finds scooping Waac news difficult--an impossi bility to be exact. She tho't the radio girls' attempt at the obstacle course would make good copy to find that the photo lab was on the job. Were the gals self-conscious? Uh1 Uhh! They performed like the Barnum and Bailey trapeezers with the acting of, saall I say, Joan Davies. Observationof our bowling abil suggest a team. Have heard tell the story of one embarrassed Waac, who, in the c onfessional said, 'And what's more father, I swear like Hell!' The forty-two more 'soldiers w ho arrived a few days ago have been assigned duties, so that now we are represented in Head quarters, Public Relations, Per sonnel, Special Services, Message C enter, on the line in radio, Post Communications, target range and Library. We hope to retain the respect and gain greater favor of both officers and men of the d epartments in which we work. .T ; S g t Rowe a n y time, a n y h our. F o r _the b e n efit of_ b arrack 2 the woman that was e scorted b y S / Sgt. Gowiand was NOT his m othe r s he's jus't .a_. friend. S /Sgt. Wm. Solomo n


July 10,. 1943 YANKWIZ By BOB HAWK Quizrtnler "THANKS TO THE YANKS" Soturdoys, C I S 1 When talking, do men's or women's vocal chords vibrate nore rapidly? 2 How many of the following are real flower'S: cauliflower, wallflower, cdckscofub? 3 Arrange these in order of size: spaghetti, macaroni, ver micelli. 4 If you overheard a conversation between two people who talking about a sports event and they 111entioned rocl



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