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p 2 THE TYNDALL TARGET j-T -yn d a II r _T_a_r_g_e_t_____, PUBLISHED SATURDAYS BY THE SPECIAL SERVICES SECTION FOR PERSON NEL OF THE AAF FLEXIBLE GUNNERY SCHOOL, TYNDALL FIELD, FLORIDA Copy Prepared Under Supervision of Public Relations Officer. Service Officer: Carrrnandin{j: Capt. Owen 0. Freeman Col. Jack L. Randolph PfK>togrl!IPhic Officer: Public Relations Officer: Capt. J.A. Dickerman Lt. William B. Pratt Editorial Staff: Sgt. Arnold Milgaten, Sgt. Saul Samiof, Cpl. Neil Pooser, Pf<. Harry Bardi. Art Work: Cpl. Marshall Goodman; S/Sgt. Fred H. Slade. Photograph and Reproduction: r.I/Sgt. w. Busby, T/Sgt. J. Mitchell, Sgt. G. Neit:ert, S /Sgt. F. Churchill, Pvt. L. Shaw, S/Sgt. J. Montgomery, S/Sgt. R. Keough Sg.t. P. Terry, Sgt. J. r.larsick, Sgt. A. Loudis, S;Sgt. J. Cpl. E. Tackett, Pvt. W. Daniels, Pvt. R. Chapman, Pfc. H. Care. The tyndall receives aaterial supplied by Newspaper Ser-Yice, War Dept .. 2011 E. 42nd St., N.T.C. Credited aaterial aay not be republished without prior peraission rroa Caap Newspaper Service. NO TIME FOR SABOTAGE The United States today is turning out more ru.rplanes than all the rest of the world comb:inedo This was the conviction expressed by President Roosevelt at a recent press conference in which he estimated 1944 production at one billion, 417 million pounds of airplanes of all types. It's the job of the Anny Air Fbrces to see that these planes reach their final objective. To do this pilots l!llSt be trained and the planes must be flown to th. e advance posts where they are needed. Sabotage of this program cannot be tolerated any more than can sabotage be tolerated in the factory or in the mine. Accidents, we lmow, are the worst enany agent we have in our midst. Accidents are the saboteurs which destroy morale anu cause rejoicing in-the enemy camp. '\\hat causes accidents? In 70 percent of all accidents the pilot erred in some way. Most such errors w ere the result of p.1re carelessness. The pilot may have the courage of Superman, the :intelligence and the training of Joe Louis, but unless he concentrates those talents on the job at hand--the intricate task of flying his plane, h e and his plane may reach the Berlin or Tokyo target. Failure to check weather, running out of gas, landing with wheels up, flying too low while dOing acrobatics, failure to secure safety belt, and failure to check parachute are good examples of carelessness. Don't let carelessness cheat you from playing a part in final victory. SUNDAY WHAT WE CHOOSE IS WHAT WE ARE Creation's Lord, we thee thanks That this thy world is incomplete; That battle calls our marshalled ranks, That work awaits our hands and feet; That thou has not yet finished man, That we are in the still,-As friends who share the Maker's plan, As sons who know the Father's will. Beyond the present sin and shame, bitter, crul, We see the vision flame, The blessed of the What the delay, And still with foes must cope? It us that for which to pray, A field for toil and faith and hope. Since what we choose is what we are, And what we love we yet shall be, The may ever shine afar,-The will to win it makes us free. --TI'Hliam De li'itt Hyde B: 00 A.M .... Mass WEDNESDAY 12:15 P.M .. Protestant Wor ship Serv!ce 9:00 A.M ... Protestant Sun day School 10:00 A.M .... Gunners Mass at Theater 10:00 A.M .... Protestant Wor ship service 11:00 A.M .. Gunners Protestant Ser v i ce at Theater 15 A.M .............. Mass 7:30 P.M ... Evening Worship MONDAY 5:30 P.M ... TUESDAY 5:30 P.M ........... Mass 7:30 P.M ... Fellowshio Club 5:30 P.M ... Mass 7:30 P.M Choir Rehearsal THURSDAY 5:30 P.M Mass FRIDAY 5: 30 P.M ................ 7:30 P.M Jewish Service SATURDAY 5:30 P.M ............... Mass 7:00 P.M .. con!essions (Also, the Chaplain will hear confessions anytime he is present at the Chapel) to "'DUSTROWL FLYGQ" GA1?DtN CIN, KANSAS...-


August 14, 1943 THE TYNDALL TARGET p 3 TYNDALL GUNNER IS CREW MEMBER OF CRIPPLED FORTRESS WHICH DOWNED SEVEN NAZI PLANES AND RETURNED TO N. AFRICAN BASE SAFELY 8CONNECTICUT YANKEEn GETS HIS PENNANT! S/Sgt. Elarey Isham Graduated With 42-49 A Tyndall gurmer was one of the crew of a crippled Flying J:_ortress which fought through two groups of enemy fighters in raid last June on Messina, Sicily. Their fight was not in vain, for despite the fact that they were forced to make a "belly landing" at a coastal airport in Tunisia, they bombed their target and downed sevm Nazi planes! S/Sgt. EI.arey Ish8m, of :&Ir-ro;;;;-;;;=;;;.. -;;......-----------1 un.g ton, yt., who graduated T IF RAD. I 0 PROGRAMS hom Tyndall's gunnery school with Class 42-49, was a member GET UNDER WAY of the crew. r never expected to get back," Lt. Frank Hunter of Salt Lake City, the pilot,,told his mates. What a timet After fighting their way to and from the target, the planes of the formaticn started battling all over again, 50 miles north of Sicily, o .ff Trapani. In the "".w o battles, all the gmmers in ..1unter' s plane except one shot down enemy aircraft. The navigator, replacing the co-pilot, did a tum .at the con-. trois. All the men stayed with the guns until .they had fired nearly 3000 rourrl s of anm.m.1 tion. BBLLY LAIIDIIIO Nursing the plane over the water back to Africa with all. the motors giving him trouble, the pilot greased in with a belly landing which his mates found "smoother than a jeep." Besides Lt. Hunter and S/Sgt. Isham, the crew incluied Lt. John E. of Philadelphia, the navigator; Lt. El112r Kirkendall of Steubenville, Ohio, bombardier; S/Sgt Kenneth Titus of -"mtington Park; Calif.; S/Sgt. Jhn Tenis of Waterbury, Conn.; Sgt. Eugene Chan Uey ct' Dry Creek, w. Va.; S/Sgt. Lewis Walker of J81111l.ica Plain, llass.; am T/Sgt. James O'Brien of South Minnea polis, Minn. WAACS BECOME WACS IN FORMAL CEREMONY Members of the WAC contingent stationed here are officially in the Aney of the United States as of Wednesday of last week. In an impressive ceremony on the parade grounds, conducted at the regular Retreat formation, the feminine members of Uncle -.am's fighting forces took the ath of soldiers at 5:45 p, M Wednesday, The oath was admin istered by Capt. John A. Burkhart. Six squadrons of student gunners, two groups of three squlldrcns each, participated in a wing parade, and passed in review before the WACS. Throughout the United States and in foreign countries similar ceremonies are place, since the WACS have served their apprenticeship, and proved their va}ue as 811 integral part of the Aney. Last Thursday evening, Tyndall Field offered its eleventh radio program, Rec Hall Tonight, broadcast directly from the weekly Enlisted Men's Dance at the Post Recreation Hall. Featured on the program were the Tyndall Last week, pfc. Francisco Giordano, of Squadron E mad e his FieldDanceOrchestra, underW/O first trip to the Soda Fountain section of the main Post ExMissal's capable direction, with change. A proud res I dent of New Haven, Conn., Giordano liD vocalists S/Sgt. Dwight Boileau mediately scanned the pennants which adorn the PX walls In and Pfc. J1mmie Coniff, and Miss search of the one from his beloved Nut-Meg state. Although DorothyEllis, pianist,asspecial different states were represented, not one fro11 Connect icut guest. It was the secorxi in the was to be seen. Tho -roughly disso l usioned (and disgust ed}, -Rec Hall Tonight series, which Giordano made hi s way back to the barracks when .. he lnfonud m_ay-be hearil weekly over WDLP his roommates of the "gross 111iscar r iage of justice. at 8;30. The best his buddies could do f o r him was to proftlise tha t The "Tyndall FieldRadioPlay-the Incident would be Included In the Squadron column i n the hause" has created much favor-the Target. However, the story didn't end there, for i t was able interest in the local base brought to the attention of Captain Keiser, Post Exchange with their two dramas "The Rat Officer, w ho contacted the Targe t and notified us that the Man and "A Right To The Heart." Connecticut banner was hanging In ano t her part of the Exchange, ThisWednesday'splay, alsohearo but as a reward for such civic pride he wished to present on e over WDIP at B::JJ, will be Edgar to Pfc. Giordano so that he might a lways carry one with him. Allan Poe's -Metzengerstein. Above is Pfc. Giordano, slightly abashed, but none t h e less Featured in these dramatic shows s-atisfied. (And as a final ge sture, a Connecticut pennant now have been Sgts. WilfredCrofts, hangs In the Soda Fountain section.) Saul Samiof, Dorothy Bates, Arnold Milgaten; ep1s. carl Hi11111elfarb OUR FRONT COVER W HAT'S DOING-NEXT WEEK-and Beth Bush; e.nd Pvts. Judd h h SUNDAY, AUG. T e cover ror t 1s 1ssue was Hubert am Alta Moore, Many fine drawn by our own genius, Cpl. 1.2: 4 b ,P.M. Classical MUsical piays, including the works of Marshall Goodman, creator o f Program, featuring Dvorak's many famous playwrights are on your favor! te cartoons. NEW WORLD SYMPHONY at Post -tii"eSchedule -for. the drtiniatrc-Pictured on the plane are the Theater, Sgt. Reinitz comen-Uve gunners f rom Squadron 'A" tator. group, and will be heard in the who are com.De ting today at King2:00 p, M. Tornadoes vs. Eg-near fUture. man Field, Texas, against five lin Flyers at the Post Ath-. The arrival of the Memphis other gunnery schools, l etic Fi eld. ;Belle, broadcast by remote piclrup on the .Dlanes left wing is MONDAY, AUG. 16 Sgt. Bernard J. Brady; centered 7:00 P.M. Beer party !or from the apron of the flying line, on the fUselage is twice-gunner cadets at Rec Hall. was a ninety-mimte program in-of-the-week, Sgt,wnlie wong; to 8:00P.M.-MUsical W!cm s,Don-augurating the Tyndall Field radio his left is Cpl. D. w. Morgan; sored b y colored uso a t the (note the "Chicago Plano"); on colored Rec Hall. line, which is being financed by the left or the planes elevator 8: 4 5 p.M. -Movies at Receiv-the Special Service Office, is Sgt. Glenn w. HUnter and shar-1ng pool "The programs thus far, from a 1ng the "st' and1ng room with him TUESDAY, AUG. 17 is Sgt. John Sheahan. listener's standpoint, have been 8 :30 P.M.Movies at Hospi t al. fairly acceptable," said S/Sgt. WEDNESDAY, AUG. 18 Steve Libby, Radio Program Direc-12:30 P.M. Regular weekl y 0 U R 8 A C K COVER meeting or Special Service R e -tor of Tyndall Field s Fublic ReprLsentatlves at post Library, Through a technical error, a laticns Office today. "The main photogra.Dh of S/Sgt, peter Lia-THURSDAY, AUG. 19 difficulty has been with inex-shek was substituted ror that o r 8:00P.M. -Regular weekly GI perienced clliSts in the dramatic T/ Sgt. Henry C. Simmons se lee t;ed dance at Rec Hall. shows and lack of microphoneas nGunner or the Week" from 8:00P.M.Regular weekly GI Squadron "B" ror the se cond time. danc e at colored Rec Hall balance en the Ret' Hall progr811ti. Below, is the rightfUl heir to 8:45 p,M. Movies at Rec e 1v-In the Tyndall Playhouse group the "throne," T/SGT. HENRY c. 1ng pool. are. several excellent actors, SIMMONS. FRIDAY, AUG. 20 with great poss.ibilrtles. 'lhe 8:30p.M.Moviesat Hospital. Rec Hall programs have been exe:,. SA11JRDA\) AUG. 21 cellent from an onlookers view-7 :30 p.M. USO Movies at the point, and with the aid of anHospital. 8:30P.M. uso Movies at Re-ot.her st811d microphone, the radio ce i v1ng poe: pickup could be improved 100%. ':'he u.ti.A. M.P.S. ann ounced this It's difficult to put on a radio week that it would b e unable to show without two mikes, and I'd release "This Is the A rmy" to Army pos t theat ers ror several like tD publicly thank Mr. Missal, months. the Band, and the dramatic group The picture is now being shown for their all-out cooperation. to the public at advanc e d prices. All profits will be ove r (Continued on page 10) to the Army Emergen c y Rel1e r


QUESTION: WHAT SUM DQ YOU BE LIEV E SHOULD BE AWARDED TO SERVICE MEN IN THE E V E N T GRESS SHOULD AUTHO R IZ E "MUSTERIN G OUT PAY?" WHAT wOULD YOU DO WITH YOURS? Interviews a n d Photos By SGT. LEVINSON .i I t \ S!SG T DICE HAYES, Dept.: de cides i s all with me. I'd use the o n e y to get my self estabLished in civilian life." SGT. JU BATTIN Dept. : "At least $ 2 5 0 wiLl give anyone a start in Life after the war i f nothing else. I 1 d go aut and b uy SOllie of the prettiest clothes I could get and then I'd with what I had Left." S/SG!. NlTl R fARSHA, Post StatisticaL Dept.: "I should be given at Least six onth'.s pay. I d take a rest cure a s l ong Cl3 the oney heLd auf. n SGT. JOSKPH SNITH Dept.: t hey s hould be given enough 1110ne y to support the111selves until t h ey find they no longer need government sup port about $50 a month until he is established. I have a famil y a n d I'll need all the help I c a n get." THE TYNDALL TARGET As I P. f. c. IT NOW AND FOREVER These are dark days for the former house painter of Vienna. Hamburg is a gutted city after the shellacking by both R. A. F. and A .A.F. The once glossy myth that Berlin would never be banbed ba.dl y needs lacquering and in his hasty flight fran Orel the Fuehrer forgot. his favorite set of paint brushes. The curtain is about to drop : on the sagging stage of' Sicily. Allied airmen are tickling the great toe in the boot of Italy with eagle feabhers, as the maber one unraveller of spaghetti returns to the limbo that waits m .Uttle men. Elba macaroni looms as the only pOssible asylum for II Ducebut will Napo]P.on move over? It has long been our op1n1on that cities like Blagedvestchensk and K.hf'lrbarovsk, which for so many years have defied correct spelling anq pronunci a tion, would have little difficulty in repelling the invader fran the .Rhineland. Magni fi-.centlyis the Russian Army sus taining our belief, and guerrilla activities mount in southeastern Eu r ope where the Balkan equiv-. a l ents, of Tom and Dick cont i n u e to harry the enemy where v e r he can be found. Apparently the G reeks still have a word for it-sabotage. It was sabo tage that demolished the r a i l way bridge in famed Thermopylae Pass recently, bringi ng disaster to a German troop train with t wenty five cars. Planted guerrilla machine guns did the rest. Pfc. E.T. Delbyck TYNDAlL G I. S NEAR TOP IN L I FE INSURANCE RECOOD Ninety-four percent of Tyndall s enlisted men are now c a r rying Government Life Insura nce policies, according t o figures rei eased by Lt. George L. Lasker. The figures were compiled as of July 20, 1 943. The Post Insurance Officer also revealed that the average policy purchased totals $8400. According to the figures, tw o Tyndall organizations, the Canaries and the Altitude Tra i n i n g unit, have subscribed 100% 0 t her organizations ranking high in percentage of subscrip tion are Finance, 97.8%; Z e b ras, 96 .8%; Aviation Squad r o n, 96.6%; and the Bluebirds, 9:5. 9 % The Zebras lead the "average policy" group with $9420 as the mean insurance per man. (Complete figures are shown o n the right.) MY FAVORITE PHOTO Above, left, is the favorite photo of Pvt PRESLEY W MANGUM, c le r1< in the Student 1 s (}ff ice. Our association with Pvt. Man has been strictly on the business side. We might even go so far as to say that he is the Target's biggest customer. And by way of explanation we'll add that each Mangum comes over to the Target "plant" and picks up the 500 copies which are tri buted to the student gunners. Mangum hai Is from Greensboro, N.C., and is 20 years old. The above likeness of him was snap while attending country school in 1930, when our hero Was a fu I I seven years of age. Following his graduation from : Greensboro High School where his extra-curricular activities were centered on the two llli le run in track meets, Mangum obtained a 1 position as clerk with the Duke. Power Co. He entered the Army on Nov. 2, at Camp Croft. Shortly after a transfer to Ft Bragg for classification purposes, he found himself assigned to Tyndall via "Skunk Hollow." Md as a typical example of "wishful! thinking" we offer Mangum's own description of himself: "Easy going, taking thi ngs as they come. Never gets in a hurry, unless taking off on furlough to visit Miss Jackie Moffett at Mad ison H C. Likes baseball, tennis, swimming, hiking, hot-dogs and blondes Assigned to. the Zebras and attached to Squad ron F." Above, right: rle'd like to picture Cpl. M. CACHERIO at the age of two (above), about to embark for America with his parents from their native city of Lisbon, Portugal, as turning to the official who inspected his passport and saying, "Betcha 5-I !"don't get seasick!" For some reason or Joe alle ys reminds us of Damon Runyon' s favorite character, "Smart Money. w Perhaps it's because Joe has conned" us so often on the ping-pong tab 1 e, but a glance at his 201" reveals t h a t Joe is quite a versatile lad. Although born in Portugal, he has spent most of his 26 years in White Plains, N .Y. which he fordly calls "ho m e His Army caree r began i n April, 19q2 and he arrived at Tynd all via Fort Dix by way of Keesler Field. In White Plains, Joe' s principal occupation was that of manager of a shoe store, but he confided to us that he receIved a greater i r.c(JIIe from the rent a 1 of a truck. Here at Tyndall, he is the Per sonnel Clerk of the of Training, cOffiPlete with a desk in Sgt Major Fle s h man's office. He is al s o t he Service. Rep resentative for the G"L,-nner m ake r s. He has through the Hew England states extensively1 .speaks Portuguese and Spanisn 'fluently and ranks in the "ex:pert" class as far as table ten:nis is concerned, to say nothing of his ability at golfing, tennis and bowl in NATIONAL SfRVfCE LIFE (As of july 20, 19 43) Percentage of Participation by Squadrons. i-O:maries 2Alt. Tng, Unit Fin. & Canm. 4Zebras 5-Avn. Sqcln. 6-Bluebirds 7-Ordnance &-Gmnennakers 9Apalachicola 1.0-Signal & Weather Redbirds i Cloudhoppers i>.Rugged ( 7) 69th 1.4Venturas i 5-White Flashes iCr-AAI' Band 1.7965th Q.M. Cb. 1.8-Medical 1.9Q .M. Boat Cb. 20Q.M. Cb. 2 i-GJ.ardi an s officers Field's Average iOJ.CO% iOJ.CX) 97.8 96.8 96.6 95.9 95.8 95. '7 94.8 94.'7 94. '7 94. 6 94.4 93.8 93.7 92.6 91.. '7 9i.i 89.3 88.9 88.6 98.3 94.7% Average Policy by Squadrons. iZebras 2Bluebirds Venturas 4Canaries 5-Gmnennakers Cr.Alt. Thg Unit 7-Signal & Weather &Avn. Sqcln, 9-Cloudhoppers 1.0-Wh i te Flashes H Apalachicola 1.2Rugged (?) 69th Q.M. Boat Cl::l. 1.4Fin. & Corrm. 1.5Ordnance iCr-AAJ' Band i7Q.M. Co. i &Redbirds 1.9965th Q M Co. A:>-GJ.ardi ans 21.Medical offi-cers $9420 8881. 8849 8677 8645 8to5 8:CO 8370 8353l 835i 8345 8322 roro 7800 7493 7320 73i7 7252 7252 6354 52i8 9908 $8248


Aug11st 14L 1943. THE TYNDALL TARGET 5 PURPLE HEART MEDALIST ALMOST DENIED WISH TO BECOME GUNNER Guardians We won the much "E'' flag last Saturday but we had to Sgt. Roy Byers, awarded the divide the honors with another out-. purple Heart for wounds received fit. We tied for first place with a while at Pearl Harbor on the fate-score of 95 points, but half a flag i!l fuJ. December 7 was ain honored 'better than nothing at all. We might ag get a "whole flag" some of thesl!' when he was selected as the aundays. As a result of last week's ner of the Wee k" f'rom Squadron F. ting we are going to have one of our Byers, whose picture appears <11 the back page .of this issue1 is a Coming back to the squadron after native of Haggerstown, Md. He an excellent furlough, your corresenlisted in the Anny in 1940, and pondent found that the stork haq was stationed at Hickam Field, had a field day at the Guardians: Sgt. Fanning's frau had a baby boy; Hawaii, when the attack on Pearl while Sgts. Dodd's and Mullins' fam-. Hat"bor was made. ilies were blessed with little "Tyn-When he first heard the roar of dalettes." Congratulations to the planes in the air, Byers, like the proud fathers! rest of the men in his barrack's To top this "Stork Week" Cupid day room, believed it. was Navy made the rounds and rounded up planes simulating attack. RowS /Sgt. Paul Hamilton, Sgts. R. See ever., it wasn't long bef:ore the and T A. Marshall, Col. George. Helms and Pvt. A Piccianno ana sergeant realized that it was the dragged them to the altar. Best of, real thing and he ran for the luck 'tp the newly-weds and may "nearest : -ro and.:&ircraft they have a twelve dollar increase in ,machine gtA1 he could f1rrl.. their allottment. He soon located one, and while We take time out to wish Pvts. L ("Larruping Lou") Edwards, H Jar attempting to set it up in genson, T. Halloran and J. V alente, strategic spot, a Jap plane zoomed "Optimus Fortuna" in their transfer low and wounded him in the a to Marietta, Ga. with machine gun fire. Still: BANTER: Lt. Philpot was so FEATURED. IN PICTURES COH/NG TO POST THEATER Her is Jn the trying to get his weapon set up,: to take his picture standing beside LUCILLE NORKA!I Byers again felt the sting ofJap pleased with the flag that he wanted' ABOVE: Ulvely Lucille "NOi"lllan,. sister of l:he 69thls top-bullets when he was shot through thebanner ... WeheardthatM;Sgt. notch. squadron clerk,. S/Sgt. Dwight Boileau, has a featured the chest and minutes later was Bull and Cpl. Carter went around role in "For Me and MY Gal," pi aylng a retu m engage111ent at i looking for Targets so they could. the Post. Theater on Tuesday, August 17 aga n hit, this time in the clip their picture out of it. Tsk' Tsk! stcmach. Lucille is one of the 11ost talented young vocalists in Pvt. L. Taylor, erstw hife glamour .In March, 1.942, the sergeant wasl boy is reuuted to have a certain present-day show business, and for the past three 1110nths she was due to be discharged because WAAC (Margie), all aflutter For has been thrilling the patrons of Hew York's swank Venal lies of medical disability, but pershame,.Taylor! "For Me and My G.al" was her first picture. She has a suaded wthorities to transfer him MAN OF THE WEEK: Our choice; home in Hollywood where she 1 ives with her 1110ther.. Dwight, to the AAF. His. request was this weP.k is Pfc. Clarence Spencer,! who hasn't seen his._sister In t"AO years, tells us that Lucille, who hails from Shelbourne, Mass. Hi I ike all allbitious vocaltsts, hopes to do q_pera. granted. .AI though rmabfe to qualit'Y .f'or aerial gtmnery at first, because of physical harrlicaps, he completed the airplane mechanic's course at Sheppard Field, Texas, and then went on to Chanute for a course in aircraft instruments. After finishing up at Chanute he was again tested for aerial gunnery md this 'time he qualified. Thus, despite three wounds, which kept him hospitalized for seven months .and threatened to keep him from becoming an aerial gunner, Sgt. Byers finally got his wish. He lost 19 friends on that morn-: ing of Jap treachery, 8Jn now all he asks is that he be sent into the South Pacific battla area am be given a chance to avenge their deaths. Redbirds Since moving into our new bar racks we nave spent most of our time cleaning up and planting grass and flowers around the squadron area. Some of the boys that failed to pass last Saturday' inspection had to stay in Sunday and help build the .'Burma Road' from our barracks to the mess hall, which isn't a pleasant way to spend a holiday. OJr squadron nosed out the Bluebirds by a score of 21 to 20 in Monday night's 'Information Tease' program. Nice going, gentlemen, and you too S/Sgt. Double A. Mitchell. Some squadrons have their 'Man of the Week,, others, 'The Man of the Hour;. and the student squadrons have their 'Gunner of the Week, but no one has a bet ter 'Guardhouse Lawyer' than the Redbirds. He is S/Sgt. A.A. Mitchell. was assistant manager in an A. & P : Dwight hiself is the possessor of a fine voice, and has Store at home and held this job for !never yet failed to volunteer his services for any Tyndall seven years. Clarence is twenty-six us I ca I program. years old but has the sagacity of a Methuselah. He performs his duties BELOW: An M.G.M. studio artist created the likeness of Gene as gate M.P. with quiet efficiency. Tierney whic h appears below. Gene Is starred in "Heaven Can He minds his own business which ait" which is scheduled for showing at the Post Theater August us the opportunity to wax po-22 and 23. (After having Gene pose for him, the art 1st unThat he minas his own busine"" is _oubtedl. J agreed with.the title of thetPicture.) And easily seen,. to top it all, he keeps HIS own nose clean. -Col. Sam J4aroha, Squadron A After welcoming-in the clasri of 43-38, Squadron 'A' has settled down for nother six weeks of the old grind. For their first week the students made a g8od showing, Flight 2, with half the section .enliste-d men and half cadets, are 'having their hands full keeping ."their men straight. With inore_ half the squadron comprised of cadets the weary section in structors get a break by not hav ing to their men from place to place, which is a help. The 'shining light' of Squadron 1A'. Pfc. D ra.ke, lias do.ne ft .again! Last Tuesday, after the students had made up their bunlcs and headed for school, Pfc. Drake started through the barracks frantically tearing up these same bunks. Before the irate barracks chief !=Ould get him under control, he had ruined half the nattj!y made bunks in sight. The explan ation: he thought it was Wednes day and time for the weekly airing. Sgt. Btamblett did all right for himself by lettering flight bags of the graduating students for a small fee, Attention 43-38! Squadron 'A' wishes the best of luck to the 5 of its graduat ing class who L:r,e going to King man Field to participate in the gunnery.meet to be he{d there this week. A ,. t i s t 1 s s k Pt c h o f D e a v e n C a n fa i t "' GENE TIERNEY


Page6 THE TYNDALL TARGET NEWS FROM THE Kapers DECIDE QUICK! FIRE? HOLD YOUR FIRE? Tyndall truc k s h a1e teen, bouncing cadets from Se lman, Moody, :\';sh1i!le and Santa Ana ont o the field all eek. This i s not the firs t The rains came and Squadron C"s experience on a G. I. f i eld for many beautiful 1 ? ? l andscape projec t o r pe r haps most of u s One of us washed away but not until after w e h as b een o n t h e P h i lippines. Guam won the coveted "E" flag. And if a n d the Ha11aiian Isl ands. But to you think we are J<1J pue punoJ..., lrsr.Jenbs, ermans a n J r age h e was seen carrying in his ll'as full of information \\"hi c h inter: 'Pur piifl uo pU"fM. :aueJd-ouow M-07, room? ested all of us. The formations t h e Jam.od sasn pUrl =>-rJneJp.tf.lJ ou Sliii.J 06l s ;sgt. B. Steele i s in the market Forts f l y in a r e so tight t h a t a l l the "UJn1 e 1"f Sf inst"'nt. And t h e bombadiers and .'PJJon .tf.ue JO punoJe JJrl last S aturday night. One being na1igators. stati o n ed in the nose, Stee le's car and t h e eit her being I t h f t l t t h tt k. SriH ''apn1! + Jfl UUl'fPq:>eJd uewJ"f+J!JqndaH, Jf1=>! Sgts. Bolduc, Gracey and Polk \\"e all fee l confident t h e r e will b e e sei.J JerpeJ apni.J e .tf.q paJ[+JriOJddlil paads iiU[pU .tf.JJ ue:> ,.,_. I !}[J:>rlS e that a T ally o u t F orm rand copies} these c la.,s! \ ark our "ords. The I.JP!I.J 1no .tf.JJe:> 01 .tf.JJri::>!J!=>ads pau'Prsaa sdo1 sr L'/1-d be fille d out each time a coke bottle class o f 1 :3-38 isn't s\\irnming ::JI7IflcBH 11 sv l 'ON J.V J.ON is t a k e n from the Room. among ht1ngry s h arks his pan, Squa dron F The four g-unne r s of C lass 1 3 3 1 \\'hn ,,ere s e lected to represent Tynd:ill Fit!d in a compctitilc s hoot at F ta!;(: o 1cr tht' job of getting 1111r grounds in Lip-tup s hape. Tc, th<.: of J:l-:\7. how a b o ul; Sr sq u adron insignias for sal e o r to swap, see the first sergeant. That i s his collection in t h e Onl c r!1 J -{oom. and h e i s anxiou s t o inc: case it. A l so. notice tha t h e collects s ho:1ljer p a t c h es. D rop a r ound R nr! n1a \"be can m a k e a deal. Barr: !c:l;s 1 07 \\'Oil the inspection in the sqn::clron last week a nc\ a r e the proud o f t h e first pl'lCC' in tl1e c h 0\1' line all this week. The nlitC' sq uadron d i d fine. in fact, t 1in!! fnr second n lace in t h e first ;1S[l. -tt< .c r 1 :ith the nose, McArpelle? Gcttin nosey, huh. Bub? T sk! Tsk1 And he

THE TYNDALL TARGET MESSAGE S WORTH READING A letter received by an office r on this field (rom his son ... Dear Mother, Dad, Today I Sl!W the pictt e of my life, an::! if you saw 'Batal!fTI' you'll /mow what I mean. I s1vear now that if I ever run across a draft dodger or joker 118-.o won't fight for h i s co untry or give LP his life, I'll tear him limb from limb. An y w oman who t hinks her son or d8!1ghter is too good for this fight will get a piece mind. Right now I feel about as low as a snake havin g it so soft here in country when thousands are over there fig htin g. Before today, thought medals were given away like candy on Chr istmas, n ow I know they're well deserved. Persqnally I don't see how any person can resist a chance to kill. those ]aps and Germa ns. You rarely think w hat t h e reasons--the real reasons--for fighting this war are, but.in the shaw just sit ting there alone, all the good times I've h ad--bein g good and being bad--flashed before menlfl'ld I got plenty stirred up first at those. cowards who want a soft life now, and then a t mysel f for leading a ccrnparatively soft life ri#ft here despite myself. I just hope I'm in a position same day to praise those who deserve praise and beat the Hell.out of those who don't. A person should just boil at the strikers, slacking defense workers, and people who buzz a round with damn -corrplacent attitt.de toward this war and their part i n it. You realize that war bonds are essential, that every pers o n must do his or her part. You thought I drove around a lot, and I did, when in but I was somewhat justified. However, millions of o ther;s don1 t have dl!111111ed reason whatsoev e r and a great many servJcemen deserve 1 t more than a lvndred O:mgr e ssrnen o r Wash i ngton 'big shots.' I don't know just what to do when this war i s over, but I'd like to go to Annapolis. The way I feel now, and un do ubtedl y a stronger teeling will prevaiJ when I see actual combat, I wouldn't want to live with men and women who more or less slept thru t hese years. I want you to know I' 11 be level best t o be the best fi#Jt er in the world. I realized for the f irst time toda y t hat there's little glory in war, and I'd just as soon be a Marine fighting in in the thick of it as sane high officer in tl-e rear I see how you, Dad, and others like you want to fiaht over -s e as. but for my own sake I'm 1Jlad we young squirts get the breaks. E.,erything is going fine up here lr!d these Officers aren't bad at all when you get to know them. Your house sound s swell. How about those gns coupons and a pair of flying glasses? Baseball and the Jaos ...... You've probably heard a good deal of g a b about ho w t h e retention of Big League baseball is necessary for the p rese!'Vation o f American morale. A lo. t of people are sending up a lot of smoke on this subject all over the country. Now, however, we've got a ne)f angle. Lefty O'Doul the man in the green suit, who used to bang baseballs off the right and left field walls at Ebbets Field and the Polo Gro\Ilds with amazing consistency, says that abandonment of baseball at this stage o f t h e war would give the Japs a terrific boost in morale. The man in the Kelly green !!Uit may have something, at that. Any ow, he should know what he's talking about. H e p layed in Japan on bamstonning tours with American All Stars and had a chance to study the Jap baseball outlook first hand. Here's w hat he has to say: "The Japs so errvy us for our baseball -prow ess t hat to call off the game during the war would be a troic to them. I think they would construe it to nean -ate were bec

THE TYNDALL TARGET Q.m. Depi1rtment -HetJdJ CHARLES J. Ml TCHELL SIH. ALLEN L. FULTON BELOW: Sgt. John B. King, chief clerk of the QM Fiscal Section. The sergeant C!lll s w. Va. home. Before entering the Amy In 19.ql, he was a Tra veling Auditor. He arrived at Tyndall In January, 19q2, via Camp Lee. SGT. JOHN B. KING This week the Target pays tribute to the enlisted men of Tyndall's running Qua rtermaster Corps. It would be impractical to mention each man individually so we've decided to bestow credit indirectly through the G. 1. departmen t heads. On the Is T/Sgt. Charles J. Mitchell of Findlay, Ohio. Sgt. Mitch-ell at pres e nt guides the destiny of the detachment in the capacity of the detachment's t::>p-kick. He entered the Army in 19ql, and upon his arrival at Tyndall i r he worked his way up; the QM ladder via warehouse super vision until when he was called upon to act as first sergeant. Below, to thP: le.ft, is Sgt. Allen Fulton, of Milwaukee. He arrived here In January, "', d is now in charge of the QM Shipping Section. Was assistant sales manager of an auto accessories firm before donning khaki. Below, center, i s S gt. Clair B. Henderson of Pittsburgh, Ohio. As chief clerk of the Purchasin g and Contracting Department, the sergeant is ably making use of the valuable experience gained while in the employ of one of the nation's leading chain stores. Below, right, is Sgt. Waldon of Kaplan, La. As chief clerk of the Property Section he Is in charge of accounting for the thousands of general ite11s required at Tyndall Field. Also, because of his Cajun background, he has become Invaluable as an Interpreter at the Clothing Warehouse when the French students come down for SGT. CLAIR HENDERSON SGT. WALDON PORTER .:! ', ... BELCik : Veteran of a 11 QM G. 1. s is M/ Sgt. Elmor-suter, chief clerk of the Subsis tenc'b: Sect ion. He has 16 years of Army serv 1ce to his record; and was born In We 1 came, MInn. M I SGT. ELMO SUTER


The Armament Shop heretofore unme-ntioned in this column wishes to express its appreciation for the space alloted to us. One salient fact about us is that in addition to beirig Armorers, we firtd ourselves contributing greatly to 'he various activities on the Post. For example: KP, PT, Crash Details, and providing air to air gunnery ground instructions. Coupled w1th our working from twelve to fourteen hours a day, it is indeed a break for us to get an occasional day off. The notorious German, Hans Ho mann, is working harder than ever. He and his constituents, Sgt. Insley and s;Sgt. Waite have already worn out their allotment of coveralls. After long and trying hardshipS our hats are off to Pfc. Mowery, who recently adjourned our ranks for Aviation Cadet Training. Pfc. Downes has also left to re turn to civilian life. His backbone of the Nation. We w1sh him well and look forward to the time when we will be able to sample his harvest. To mention Armament and leave out our Machine Gun and Turret Maintenance Classes would be an un pardonable sin. We hear students sit as infants on their three folds deep in absorption of the data passed out by such IJ.Otables as Sgt: Hulse and his wizards of the Caliber .50 and not to be forgotten s ;sgt. Vanwelsenaere with his staff of "profs" on the Bendix Turret. Our Tow Flight, hardpressed as 1t is with the renewal of personnel for1 KP, is doing a miraculous job turn- ing out the tow missions and the tremendous amount of work required to perform them. Sgt. Watts and Cpl. Maxwell are to be complement e d on their fine performance. OFFICERS: This has been a try ing week for the Rover Boys on the Flight Line. The polits have b een trying to finish off the class so they can get a week-end, and the "Cumul u s Sackus" Clouds.. are trying to fin-. 'sh the pilots so they won't. (And' "Sirl;).on Legree" Kirk is devel oping muscles in his whip arm. whatta life!) Anyone know where Lt. "Short Circuit" Hendricks is going to get a house for his wife and the new co pilot that are Air Mailing in this weekend? Who is the Tarzan that has been practicing midnight weight-lifting out on the bridge approach? Tsk! Tsk! ... The first rule of weight lifting is never drop the weight in t h e water. She might drown. Lt. Jack Hunter has been on a : l'f{YSICAL INSPE"CTION AT f:3o Page 7 '*cLARH F C J A H S P ctent corres'?On thems c t\ e s o u l f rom so muc h l augh ing. D a H!o oldin Boy" i s due back t his week w i t h s o m e \\' i l d tales about h(1\\ N e Y ork t s almost a s good a;; C:1liforn ia. Ove r and Out. E:"GI::--JEERS: N o t h i n g t o report. l n d e r s t a n d they'r e b usy winnin g a \\ a r Co n g r atul a t i o n s are in o r d e r f o r Cpl. !': ai\e w h o t oo l < t h e f in a l s tep by m a r r y ing a W AAC offic e r. B e careful. H olma n s h e migh t try t o pull h e r ranlc The h o m e o f S ; Sgt. Jacl' W. Dyal was t h e scen e o f a b i rthday di nner Saturd a y n i ght. c el e b r ating hi s birthday Imite d g uests in c lu d e d. in addi t io n t o Sgl and M r s Dya l Sgts. George B B o s s. 0. X C r onk, and p,t. M a c L a ren. Pvt. C h a rles D Ray has rece i v e d his age r e l e ase f r o m the s e r v ice-to "go fishing" o f a ll things. The p ost exc h a nge i s neat i n g co m pletion and whe n f ini s h e d v..-e will really h a v c som ething t o b e p roud ,,f. Does h a v e any s u g g e s t i o n as to the Beer s i t u a t i on? aTTACK AT WIDNIGHT "Oh, f'gossake, stop blushing!" The toil of day is encfed; s great red ball rolls slow! y down its w estern ways and night and the stars come to Apalachicola. The plaintive singing of the KP's rises wearily on the sir a the P ost Theater disgorges it ; faithful. For a brief moment the nice vacation up in the h ospitaL In spite of that "Oh what a p ain r outine" it didn't t a k e him l o n g to start yelling, "Bring on the d a n cing girls." So he' s all well again even if h e do es' look a little lop-sided. Jus t w h e n r' was g etting used to the way his car started. W e unde::-stand it was pretty r o u g h out the night Capt. Efinge r and C apt. Fowler received their pro m o ti ons. Double bars and the n d ouble every thing SCHROEDER TO T/SGT. Congratulations this week g o t o our 1 s t Sgt. and S g t M a j o r T ; S g t Trambitus climbed the l ast ring o f the EM ladder and is n o w among the nota bl e s of the "thre e up -three down society Inc id e n t l y it seems that he is puzzled with t h e new timesaving devic e "Morning Report." Does it, really, S g t.? Gentleman S chroder sure l y flour ished the cigars and a b o u t. (Not "EJ Rope-o, eithe r, Bub). The new conspicuous r oc k e r o n his s leeve really reflects hono r. C o n gat's old boy, you deserve d it. Sgt. James O 'Conno r l eft t h e noise of wheeling cars delays the stilLness to follow--then silence. M essage Center'' this week. boun d The baleful red eye of the ob-for M assachusetts. "Than}{ G oo d -servation tower gleams Cyclopsness." his S\\'eatin g days a r e 0\e r f o r like over the runways--below sr" a while. W e wonder i f he i s brin g the planes, awaiting tomorrow's ing back the "blushing bride ''? revolution. Within the darkened Cpl. Tille r. the "Jv[ornin g Repr1l't bui 1 d i n g s is an emp tine s s th s t Gremlin. m u s t b e h aving one S\\'c l l sits i n the Coca Cola machines time in Virg ini a according to l hC' they house and dreams of lost alloys silence is abroad And post cards recei\e d waiting. Don Jua n Tedd e r is really g e t ting The attack comes soon. Fro m a r ound thes e days. A diffe r ent the West, a great armada is dron blonde each night. Do they all h a \ e ing its way across the heavens, t o b e We are w onde r-escorted by stinger craft. With ing just w h a t you have that the rest out warning they dive earthward. of u s GI's d on't. I came, I saw, I The screening defenses are piti overcame, huh: fully inadequate and the base is soon overrun. Armorers are heard S/Sgt. Alle n. o f the M e di c s. is a lsC:reaming in the night. A Grem-ways in that W anting Mood" as us-lin, high octane gas trick\ ing u al. I h o p e his desires will some-from a score 0 f bites rushes by, t ime O \'er c o m e the in completene s s. pursued by a black nosed stinger. Since the adY ent o f 91 octane the I hear the terrible whirring o f e n g ineers l e n gthening the r Ull\ \a:v s their wings and cstapul t myself a r e strictly a volunteer group. One into motion. It is useless and, in c h l o w e r nnd cheer." pinked in a thousand places, I It's a lead pipe ci n c h that Jr. and become a casualty. M c C a lli s t e r w ill n e \ e r b e bore d with ColliTlando1 ike they retire 1 esv-ingmetonurse my grievous wounds. each othe r. They have s o muc h to Already the skin is puffed and t alk a b out. swelling rapidly and as I sink \ V iii s o meon e p leas e show t h e into the morphia of coma I dream "Cowboy" how l o pctint with \\'ale r-of citronella in the light brown c o l o r s His friends a r e knockingbottle.


Page B lHE TYNDALL TARGET TYNDALL GUNNERS AGAIN D OWN BUCKINGHAM FIELD l30 Sl T-UPSI WIN AIR-TO-AlR IN .NTER-SOUADRON SHOOT; FIRING EVENT TO CLINCH VICTORY Sgt. C.K. Smith Wins Top Individual Honors A tean of four Tyndall gt.lllrers, all :f'ran S quadron F, journeyed to Field, Fla., last Saturday End came awa:y with top honors 1n the gunnery mee t by winning three of the f'ive events schecl.lled. 'nl.e Tyndall team was canposed o f Sgts. c .K. Sni th, n B ley, A. Jarvis and K.J. Rice, a.l temate. .HI.mtThe T;F sharpshooters wer e rut 1n the. first evenh slreet shooting, when the Fort Mye r s men scored 244 hits compared to Tyndall's 228. Sgt. Sith was the high Tyndall shooter with 83, one point below the high Fort Myers gmner. At the Base Range, where each contestant fired 100 rotmds, Fort MyeJOS again C8IIJe out on top, 219-193. Sgt. T.R. Cann on, of Buckingham, was high with 83, while Tyndall's Smith was right behind with 8L ()1 the Jeep Range the Tyndall gunners began to demonstrate their superiority by taking the event, 220-175. Sgt. Jarvis score of 103 was far above h i s closest oanpetitor. The next event was the s tripping of a .50 caliber ma chine gun. Tyndall capture.d secon d and third place and the resul ing total scores revealed that both teams were in points scored. A check on the lowest combined time showed Tyndall to be the winner 8lld thus both t eanis were tied in the nmiler of events won. In the final event, Air-to-Air Firing, the Tyndall team left n o doubt as to their abllity by taking first and second place a m thereby win the meet. Sgts. Rml"tley and 9ni th c linched the victory with scores of 93 and 00 in the firing from a B-34. Sgt. !bith's total of 11 p o ints gave hiM the high-over all in dividual honors. Lt. Herbert J. acco.panied the team to Fort Myer s as did S/Sgt. W.J. Mikoda, who has been assigned as coach for the Tyndall gunnery team. Wilroda's w ork has been outstaoo.ing and res earned high camnendation fi"OII the Deparbuent of Training. Tyndall's win last Saturda y made it for the T/F gunners over the Buckingham men. Two weeks ago rur gmmers had a canparatively easy tillle o f it, w _inn1ng nine firsts and six seconds to F ort Myers' three firsts and tbur seconds. SHOOT AT KINGMAN TODAY Today, both the Tyndall Field and the Fort Wyers teams will be competing at Kingman Field, Texas, with other gunner y schools in the seco n d c o m b ined shoo t The first o f these competitions was held at Tyndall several weeks ago The T/F sharpshooters .. will resume their individual rivalry with the squad here next Saturday. HARRISON HOMERS AS RED CAPS WIN uiweriHed stories. of doi n g ove r 2,000 sit-ups notwith standing, Tyndall F ield has Its own cha111p In this back and stoMach breaking His na111e is A/C Julius Cobb and he Jjy CPL. B.H WILLIS hai Is from Massapequa, N.Y. A me111ber of Lt. H. B. Lawson's 'J'h8 Red Caps joumeyed. to Ba:IDPhys i ca 1 TraIning $hff cam e upon Cobb 1 ast Monday afternoon bridge, Ga., last Sunday, f ora when said iRdivi-dua. l was s omewhere in his 200.1s. As the crowd retum game and won 14-2. This gathered,. Cobb put 1110re.u111p h In his e .fforh and before the sun litas thesecondvictoryover this fell that evening h e had r:eached the a111azlng total of qao club this season. 1si t-ups! 1 Shortstop oarrisonstartedthe. Cobb -Is pictured above ( several days later, of course} with scoring for the Red Caps with a his buddy, A / C Joseph Beckman, of Ham.ilton, Ohio, I imiting his, s+ngle his t1 rs t ti.Jue up. Then "I eg act i ,on. ,.. in the third inning, his third. Sit-ups didn't. come e a s y to Cobb. He,s.tarted practicing time up, he slammed the first hJ.g;h_.s c hool J:laY.s,. he could hCIIIe run for the Red Caps this cfo. However, In the IIIOnths that foil owed by cons tan{ ap;.-season. pi ication and concen t r -ation, he worked hl111self into. pri111e Davis was tbe starting hurler physical condition whic h enabled him to hit the m ar.k a:t for Tyndall, but Jenkins C8Die to Maxwell Field a short time ago, and to "breeze through to the motmd in the fourth inning on Monday. and struc k out four teen enemy batters and allowed two hits. P.A. OFFICER OUTLINES (:lf.. NEW SPORTS PROGRAM \ f1 Box tyWDfiL li'IBLD AB R 8 aPr son, s a II 1 lf&JO l f II 1 0 Blaekaan, 3b II 1 0 Dawlcln e e II 2 1 Randle, .ab II 3 2 White, et II 1 2 Bnslteh, rt II 1 1 D&?U, 1b II 1 2 Rhode, 1 b 3 0 0 J enkine, p 2 0 0 'r o\a1a 411 a 9 J AJII R IDOI! .lll R 8 t II 0 1 SulUan, rt II 0 0 ll .elaon, ct 0 0 Roebuck, 1b 1 1 J en kin a lt 0 0 8oll1nsahead, 3b 0 0 Seith If. C., 2 b 1 1 porhaa, e 0 0 JfeCre&PJ1 p 4 0 0 Totals 38 2 3 NEW TYNDALL GYM WILL BE COMPLETED B Y SEPT. 15 One of the IIJ)St nasiUJDS in the Southeast will be ready for. use b y the uen of Tyn dall Field within four wee)(s. Constructed UJlder the supervisio n of the u.s. Engineers, the new will be equipped with the l atest facilities, through Special Service f\mds. A basketball court, boxing ring ror Lt. Gueder's budding pugilists, handball courts, lockers, showers and other features will be available. ___ HAJOR LEAGUE STANDINGS (As of 111uu d ay, Aug. 12) AlooiERICAN LEAGJE w L Pet. New York ... 62 39 614 Detroit ... 52 48 5:20 Cleveland 52 48 520 Washin gton .. .. 55 51 519 Oli c ago 52 50 510 Boa t on .... 5 0 53 .485 St. L oui s .. 45 55 450 Phil adelphia .. 4 0 64 .385 LEAGUE w L Pet. St. Louis .... 67 33 .670 Cincinnati. .... 54 49 524 Brooklyn .. ... 54 so 519 Philadelphia .. 50 56 .472 Chicag o ... ,. 47 55 461 Boston .. . 45 53 .459 New Y o rk ... 38 64 .372 Pitt a b u rgh ... 54 49 524 s six-te8111 :futer-: Sqi:iliir. r o n baseball tournament gets umerway

THE TYNDALL TARGET TORNADOES SPL I T RUCKER NINE 2 -1; 3-4 WINS 1ST FOR TYNDALL AS H1NES AND BROWN STAR AT BAT: TORNADO BACKSTOP AND ASS'T COACH LOSE 2ND IN 9TH INNING Bad Decision By Ump And Balk By Orange Gives Rucker Win The Tyndall Tomadoes returned from Camp Rucker Mondny af'ter meeting the 134th Infantry nine in tw o o f their most closely contested games of the season. The Tornadoes won the first game on Saturdey, 2-1, but lost a heartbreaker on Sl.mday by a 4-3 score. Lefty Southard was on the mound f o r T yn dall in Saturday's contest, and while striking out six batsmen, he gave Up five scattered hits ---which the enemy converted into committed a balk and t h e run a lone run. ner on third was flagged hom e In Sunday's fracas, the To r w ith t h e winning run. nadoes held a lead going The Eglin Flyers will b e t h e into .the gth. Pfc. Al Donoway T o rnadoes' opponents here t o morro w .afternoon a t 2:30 p M was on the mound, and seemed to the situation w .ell in N e x t weeken d the Tornadoes will t ravel to Pensaco! a to meet the N a v a l Base n ine in a dou ble header. The box score: SATURDA Y S G AllE c r AB R H 4 0 1 Hines, ss 4 1 3 Brown, 2b 4 1 2 ora nge, r r 4 0 1 l f 4 0 2 Co s t _iga n 1 b 4 0 2 A nder son, 3b 4 0 0 Bu sby, c 4 0 1 Southard, p 4 0 0 Tota l s 36 2 12 RUCKER Borc hert, 3b 4 0 a Buresh, 2b 4 (I 0 )fo r r ahan, 1b 4 0 1 Roberts, s s 3 1 1 P l i n ko, r t 4 0 0 W iser, ef 3 0 0 Brkliek, lf 3 0 1 pee l e e 3 o 1 Tiaas, p 3 0 1 T otals 3 1 1 15 SUIID A.Y'S O.A..IIE AB R H 15 1 0 Hines, ss 4 0 1 B r o w n 2b 4 1 0 ora nge, r t 4 0 3 ){an d e r son, I f 4 0 0 Costigan, 1b 4 0 1 Bu eby, e 4 0 1 Ande r son, 3b 4 0 0 Donowa y p 4 1 0 Totals 37 3 6 3b !i 0 1 Plinko, rr 4 0 0 Roaanoski, e t 4 0 1 Roberts, 88 4 0 1 )forrahan, 1b 4 0 0 W iser, It 4 1 1 Frye, 2b 4 2 3 peele, c 4 1 1 Barhanst, p 4 0 1 Totals 3 7 4 9 .Ask Me Another -CNS SPORTS QUIZ Oldt1mers claim that w e shall never see the equal o f the athletes who perfo nned in grandpa s day. True enough, perhaps, but the fact remaiils that few o f 'th i s generation remember the big names of long ago. How are you on h istor y? 1 ) Who were the participants in the longest fight in ring histor y? (a) S u H i v an and KiHrane. (b) .Tunney and Hones. (c) Louis a1ld SchmeLing 2) Who took part in the first i ntercol iegia t e f ootball gane ever played in the u s.A.? I (a) (b) Army-Navy. (c) Princeton R u tge rs. 3) Most f11nous of all ear l y Aloori c an fighters was John Lo Sullivan. Whom d i d he lick f o r his t itle? (a) Jim Corbett. (b) Padd y R yan ( c) Jake Kilraine (d) M ax i e Baer. 4 ) The hole-in-o ne that golfing phenomenon; has eluded many top flight golf e r s Do you !mow who sho t the most (a) Harry Var d on. ( b ) Bobby Jones ( c ) S a ndy H erd. (d) Gr01.1.Cho Marx. 5 ) Who was heavyweight chan-.>i o n of the wor l d when Jack Dent>sey was born? (a) Bob Fitzs immons. (b) Jim Corbett. cc) Jack Johnson. SPORTS QUIZ A NSWERS 1) The longest figh t on recor d was between Patsy Tunne y and J ack Hones e t C helsea, E ngland, i n 1825. Hones won i n 276 rounds. Next longest w s s a draw between A. Bowen and J. B urke i n New Orleans April 6 1893. T h i s bout took seven hou rs, 1 9 minutes 2) Rutge r s a n d Princeton playe d the first football gam e i n 1869. Rutgers w o n and sinc e t hat has won o nly o n e o t her game Princeton. 3) John L. S ullivan, t h e famed Boston s t r ong boy, defeated P addy Ryan for t h e world's h eavyweight title in 1882 i n a bare knuckle fight. 4) Hole-in o n e king i s S andy Herd, o f Scotland. H e shot 18 in 50 years of competitive golf 5) J a c k Dempsey was bor n June 24, 1895 in M anassa Colo. A t that time Jim C orbett was cha mp. As long a s someone is i nterest ed in kicking y ou i n the pants there is no chlU'ICe o f h i s getting ahead of you


p 10 TYNDALL, s NEtl QUARTERHASTER lliiiiiiiiiiUIIIU' Pictured above is Lt. Col. Herman H. Si11pson, Tyndall Field's new Quarter11aster. The Colonel arrived. here last week to assulle the duties of Col. Clifford Moore, who left Tyndall for an ass i gMent e I sew here. DANCE MARKS OPENING OF COLORED REC HALL With by Count Dobies' bsnd and refreshments by the Post Exchange, Tyndall's colored troops auspiciously opened their Rec Hall last Thursday evening. In addition to music by the band, the G. I. 's and the! r gl rls were treated to the vocals Mrs. Australia perry, Cpl. Perry. M -rs. Perry drew tremendous with each number, styling herself the famrus Ethel Waters. Captain OWen Freeman, Special Service Officer, under whose sponsorship the occasion was staged, was presenh as was Lt. H.J. Jemigan, c. o. of the 965th. ()1 Yooday night, Jesse Word and his local USO organization will present a stormw Weather Revue at the new Rec Hall the field's colored troops. RADIO PROGRAMS (Continued froa Page 3) Sgt. Libby that wmP and its personnel ha'le been more than cooperative 1n loaning ecplp ment and giving t.1ne to the local base, and nentioned Virgil Evans, statim IIIIU18ger, ard Dorothy Story being particularly helpfUl. Others working w1 th the Tyndall. group the WDIP staff include T and his bicycle ,zation. S /Sgt. Kohnen, Sgt. John:. can be seen daily riding up aJ,d 'son and Corps. McMullin and Garth down the apron of the line. Hap comprise the likable qnartet (non-says this keeps him in shape for his signing type) and are declared weidaily run over the obstacle course come. Sir Francis Boyle, eagle eye ot Last winter our column mentioned the squadron, is currently rushing the then prevailing discussions of our down what interests in Panama deep sea fishermen. It is recalled City? His to New Orleans refinance nimrods made statement!! cent.iy proved highly successful for 'concerning catches they would. make hi.s four-cylinder super-gasoline burnthi s summer when we could organize er Laurel and Hardy, namely a fishing party. After we accom-Menard and Michael, are rapidly winplished last pay-day and had our ning the affections of one, Sgt. Cat end-of-the-month rush of work com-iett, away from the charming Rudy pleted, we had our fishing trip-not Howell ... Desert Fox Fuchs claims in the deep sea but in the waters of his one ambition in life is to be Dead Lake, somewhere in the Florida stra.nded on some South Sea island interior. A good time was had by with a hula-hula girl. Preferably all except S ;Sgt. F. L. Leonard who one similar to the Coral Princess just learned he couldn't walk on wat-currently featured in the adventures er. of Smiling Jack. Sgt. John Barry had just started Speedy Gregory back from an ex-for the showers the other day when pedition to Texas, is sporting a somebody shouted "Here comes the yellow-gold ring. Who was the lucky Memphis Belle." Barry dashed out lass, Speedy? ... Willie Solomon, into the yard and craning his neck special service representative of the in true St. Louis style, r aised both squadron, gets hi s first trial this h ands to his brow for shading eyes week at his new job when his curand-alas, his towel slipped. No way rent Events Aces matches wits with to greet a fine lady, Sgt.! "His Highness," the "Great Heide-T / 5 Pierre Tremoulet, booster par rna" and his h alf-wits. excellence for New Orleans, remain-P. S.: Lost, one stomach, excep" ed on the post' -two consecutive nights tionally large. Finder please return last week. to the 349th. Owner Fats Fannin Tyndall's Finance Officer has two will pay liberal re_ward. It is said to' assistants. We extend heartiest have been lost. in the area of Phy= welcome to Lt. Clyde Q. Morgan and 'sica! Training Lpt. Lt. Robert B. Eckert. Both officers reached this post recently and have taken l'O their new duties. -T/ 3 E. P. O'HEARNS. cooking!! Oh yeah! S/Sgt. 'C.D.A can' t mention S/Sgt. Joe Oppert' n.me without includ ing the accompanying phrases of profanity. It that Oppert, after seeing a picture of 'C.D. 'a' J;anS!!S City belle is trying to get somewhere by usjng the U.S. postal Heh! Heh! Sgt. Gary and Harvey were POrting big heads a few morn ings ago. ph1 what they wouldn't have given for an ice pack. The wonder of the week h: 'Preacher' Hen dey was reported to .have been iq P.c: at night. Tak! Tskl Some of the boys in the squad ron are wondering what happens to those found using the 'Burma Road?' Ask Bruehl! He should kqow by pow!' Mr. Bird of guffy's 'Commandos' is willing to put up or ahut up that their section will beat' any other challengipg aection at shooting 'skeet.' Sgt. Creason avowa that from now on there will be bi'gger and better packages from his w oman bac!c home .. Curry is in search of a 'afe cracker' he forgot the combination of hia lock! Could there be any of 'youse uys1 in th crowd? Jweler note please: J.B. Griffin will be on the look-out for a 'parkler' soon, he hopes! SlJorty' Maxwefl t wait to 1et a furlough ao that he'U be able to play with his new baby alater. he'll have ao.ebody that wiJl have to look up at hi111 now! "Do you jiHerbug, Miss? IF YOU FIND a wire or cord stretched tight, do not cut it as that will detonate the mine. .&.DVBRT I 8 ElfBII TDO YOU NEED A OAR ? See Me Before You Buy Ill can supp I y you II with one: With or without Tl RES or MOTOR. A Fine Selection of used at a tremendous savinAs are also available for those who can qualify fol' 11TS11 coupons. No Red Tape I -CASH CARS POWERS MOTORS, INC 8stabtishedjo-r pt-us B ..,ADVERTI&BifEIIT-


_ T TYNDALL TARGET auy A!NIItCWDZn By BOB HAWK t. :In.nonnal breathing you ex halemore lliois ttire than you in Qo you exhale about a pint;' a quar. t or a gallon of water each day? 2 -' Is i t nearer 56 percent, percent or 96 percent of all e bread sold in the United states white bread? 3, Wha .. s the difference be tween being all thwnbs and all ears? American woman who is five feet two 9. Does rur sense of smell detect pleasant or unpleasant odors more readily? 10. If you were a decalcomaniac, would you be afraid of becoming decalcified, would you gp around pasting things on walls, or would y('IU be allergic to calico? YANKWIZ ANSWERS 4, You all know who the WAVES snuM uo -:..,. but Who are the WAGS? &q:'lwd puno.1u PIDOM nox 'Ol 5. Give wi th_in three years the Jl!llllber of years considered to be a generation. 6. Arrange these apes in the order of their size: orangutan, gorilla, chimpanzee. 7. When you buy a can of sar nes, are those sardines full grown small tish, or the young of large fish, or can they be either? 8. Give within five pounds the average weight of a year old S.Iopo 'lU9SWidun '6 spwod C'Zl '8 '.Iatrna aq wo .&aqr. L st 'lSaJj.1'81 !aazU'8dwJq:> SJ 'lsanuws '9 cc g asua.Jap .IOJ aq,t v 'WJ'l11S.IaA -uoo 11 uo .10 'AI -'lUa'lUJ :S.I11a IIV 'P.111!1U(M'8 'spugq aq'l qnM .Aswn1o :sqlllllfl nv c "ltla:>.Iad 96 c: ''lUJd 11 'lnoqv '1 When a girl -is as cool as a 6ucumber, it's a cinch she's not green. "Copyrighted Material Syndicated Content Available from Commercial News Providers" He was seated in the parlor And he said unto the light: 'Either you or I, old fellow Will be turned down tonight. was a young lady named 1 Nlll1ce, Decided to 'take just one r;;hance, She cons en ted to pet, With 8 wolfish cadet, Now aH of her sisters are l.t:nts. 'Gimme a kiss like 8 good girl.' 'All right, but i E I give you one like a naughty girl you'll like it better.'. PEe: 'How are you this evening1 honey?' Blonde: 'All right, but lonely.' PEe: 'Good 811d lonely?' Blonde: 'No, just lonely.' PEe: 'I' 11 be right over.'


Gunners .of the Jl;eek PFC. WILLIE WONG Squadron A 0 Was first "Gunner of the Week'' from Squadr.on A ... in Bakersville. Calif of Chinese parents Attended radio engineering school in Chicago and was independent radio mechanic in civilian life .. Entered Army December i8 J i94i. Was one of the five men select-ed to represent Tyndall gunners at Kingman gunnery competition which takes place today and tomorrow at the Arizona Air Base. Received his wings Tuesday and was named "Gunner of the Class." PFC. lfERL F. SAGE Squadron D Born in Foster. Mo.; is 24 years old occupation in civilian life was thatof a free-lance writer. Attended 6chool of Miles in Colorado .. Calls New York. N.Y.J his "home.".,.Is married and :n,as had six months of service in the AAF. Completed course at Lowry Field., Cold Armorer's school Hopes to became an aviation cadet. Favors P-47 to all other ships. ... Is now in 4th week of gunnery TISGT. HENRY C SIKKONS Squadron B Was Squadron Bs first "Gunner of the Wee ,k. ".,.Hails from KonaJ Kentucky where re graduated from the Fleming High School. Helped parents on their farm and later became furniture salesman Entere. d Army November i.3J i940 ... Is a gtaduateof Chanute's mechanic's school and the camou flage schooJ at Mitchell FieldJ N.Y. 26 years old. married and the father of two children .. Has been asked to rema(n here as an instructor. PFC. GERALD A. MARONEY Squadro. n E Calls LindberghJ Wyo "homeJ" but was born in Keystune. Is 20 years old. Employed as a timekeeper by the Vnion pacific Railroad in civilian life and hopes to return to that job aft.er "duration." Entered Army November i8J i942 at Fort Wa rrenJ Wyo .. previous t.o arrival here he had completed aiTplane mechanic's school at Sheppard F'ield. Texas. Played three years of high school football. his favorite school. sport. 0 PFC. JOSEPH L. SNAPP Squadron C A native of Little RockJ Ark.; attended junior college at Fort SmithJ Ark ... Active in tennis and baseball activities Is 23 years old ... Employed by General Motors Acceptance Corp.J as a Credit Man ... Entered the Army January 6J i943. Completed Armorer's school at Lowry Field. Colo.; arrived here July 2. i943. Selectea for this honot m bas-is of high rating in academic work .... Will graduate next Tu!;!s ::l.ay. SGT. ROY BYERS Squadron F Was awarded purple Heart Medal far heroic action during bombing of pearl Harbor, .. Hails from Haggerstawn. Maryland ... went to school at MercersburgJ pa. Was stationed at Hi'ckam Field. Hawaii from February. i940 to March. i942 .. Assignment at Hickam was as driver and dispatcher for ground and defense forces. Was wounded three times attempting to set up anti-aircraft gun on the morning of December 7 i94L


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