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p 2 THE TYNDAlL TARGET I PUBLISHED ON SATURDAYS BY THE SPECIAL SERVICE OFFICE FOR PER SONNEL OF TilE AAF FLEXI:ELE GUN NERY PRiMA ClTY, fl.A. Copy Prepared Under Supervision Of Public Relations Officer. Commanding: Lt.Col. Jack L. Randolph Special Service Officer: Capt. Owen 0 Freeman Public Relations Officer: Lt. William B. Pratt Photographic Officer: Capt: J.A. Dickerman Elditorial Staff: SjSgt. Arnold Milgaten, Sgt. Saul Samiof, Sgt. Neil Pooser, Cpl. Harry Bardi Art Work: SjSgt. Frank Horn, Sgt. Marshall Goodman, SjSg t Fred Slade. Photography & Reproduction: M/Sgt. W. Busby, TjSgt.W. Castle, TjSgt.l Mitchell, SjSgt. F. Churchi l, SjSgt. G. Ne-itzert, Sgt. D. Levinson, Cpl. L. Shaw, SjSgt. J. Montgomery, SjSgt. R. Keough, SjSgt. J. Webster, Sgt. p, Terry, Sgt. J. Maraick, Cpl. E. Tackett, Pvt. W. Daniels, Pfc. H. Care. HO Henry W. Grady in "The Hew South" sPeaks of his first visit to Washinfton, and his viewinf the Army, the Treasury, the Courts, and He !a1S so imfJressed that he said, "Here is the of the nation." Then after in the home of a friend, an humble but real Christian home, he "Oh, surely, here in the hearts of the peoPle at last are .lodfed the strenfth and responsibilities of this fOVernment, the hope and promise of this Republic." For in the heart of that home he had found the open Book and the bended knee. No 1tation has ever risen hifher than its home life. A clean-cut younf officer. s,Peakinf to his chaPlain about some habits of his comrades about which he !a1S distressed, satd "Sir, it is after all lary;rely a matter of early troininf in the The fOOd thinfs tdtich any of us do we learned first to do at home. The Tyndall Target receives Jfhen farthest from home we realiz.e most our lo11e for it, and aaterilll supplied by c aap Newsou .. de.bt to it. Frequent of home, constant prayers paper Service, War Dept., 2011 E. 6 42nd St. !IYC. Credited aater.tal for those in it, and refular letters to those WzO still abide aa:r not be repub.lished without the .. e iLL make home for us not only a precious memory but prior peraission rroa CBS. reality. WE, THE PEOPLE QUESTION: HOW WOULD YOU IMPROVE THE TARGET? and Photos By SGT. DAN LEVINSON SG!. EUGENE Jl. KIYLEX, Scranton, Pa., Squadron C: Nore pictures of beautiful wo-en. I think they would boost 110111le. / f"'' We are the soldiers -the men who fight. We have left our homes and our families and pledged rur sacred honor to the cause that is America's. We do not question why we are here because we tmderstand.. SUNDAY 8:00 9:00 A.M Mass A.M Protestant Sun day School WEDNESDAY lS'!/SG!. DJ.YIS B. KNOJILES, JR.' 12:15 P.M Protestant Wor-Go to the.heart of America and I listen to the people laughing in their homes over the evening meal. "The right of the people to be secure in their persons, hruses, papers and effects, shall not be violated." Walk along a crowded street in any of her great cit1es and stop and listen to her soap box orators. ".The right to speak freely, and peacably to assanble Pick up a newspaper and read! all about it, tho it involve high officials and the govern ment itself. The right to a free press shall not be Get off the train at any 'l'histle stop on a Slmd.ay morn and lift to the music of the carillons. The right tv worship as they please and in a church of their own choosing Choose thy church; sleep easy in thy house; publish thy newspaper in the light of thy beliefs; assemble with thy neighbors, speak freely as it pleases you; foar you are an Alrerican and these are your rights -for all time to oone 10:00 10:00 11:00 11: 15 7:30 MONDAY 5:30 TUESDAY 5:30 7:30 A.M Gunners Mass at Theater A.M Protestant Wor ship Service A.M Gunners Protestant Service at Theater A.M ... Mass P.M .. Evening worship P.M ......... Mass P.M .... Mass P.M Fellowshio Club ship Serv!ce Bonifay, fLa., Ordnance: It 5:30 P.M Mass should contain more pictures, 7:30 P.M Cholr Rehearsal because most feHows WO'Uld rather look than read. 5. 30 P.M Mass FRIDAY 5 : 30 P.M ............... Mass 7:30 P.M Jewish Service SATURDAY 5:30 P.M ..... Mass 7:00 P.M .. Confess ions (Also, the Chaplain will hear confessions anytime he is present at the Chapel) CPL. JANKS Valdosta, Ga., Administrative Inspector's Office: nave more information regarding the personneL of the field and the various activities. UNDEl2 M012TAR & ART ILLERY Fll2E, P-1ECTED COM-gADE-S/SG!. JOHN A. JIEBSTER, Vetroit, Nich., Reproduction Dept: Itd do away .with individwl squadron news and use material that would be of more interest to all personnel in general. BY COVE12lNG-+t l N\ WITH HIS OWN 'BODV.


t 1943 ARRIVAL OF FOUR-ENGINE PLANES WILL COMPLETE" GUNNERY TRAINING Four-motored Flying Fortresses and Libera.tors soon may be fly-ing fraa Tyrdall Field. Plans are being nade for add ing instmctlon in the heavy craft to tbe present gunnery course, it disclosed last week. Hitherto, Tyndall's gunners have done all their flying and air-to-air firing in advanced trainers such as the AT-6 and AT-18 and in B-25 and B-26 medium banbers. When and if the fbur-motored craft are brough. t be re, i"t will mean that the gmmery course here offers complete inst, 1ction in all types of cmi>at said Lt Col. Eades, assistant direct or of training. Several pilots from T _yndall are I10if Mtay at four-motor school taking 'instntction :tit flying the heavy bost Library. Low-quarter shoes of russet either lace or type, may .now be worn by e .nlisted men, according to a recent lllllend ment to Post Regulations. All s .hoea must have a smooth toe; original. and inf'ormative orient-. mat.ter will receive ca.-. nenlatioo. :feet for transportation between. Panana City and Pllll8le City Beach or. LOng Beach. 5: 30' P.ll. Basebdl: Q11 vs, Medics. 8:00 Polio Weekly dance at Ree Hall t1. I those '!'i th or other ornamentation cannot be worL O _UR FfiONT COVER CfVILlAit PERSOIINEL SAFETY COUNCIL BEfltG ..tong the 388 enlisted ll&n A satet;y ana. accident pre-: who received. pr011ot Ions 1 ast : A memorandum fttxn E. F. T. c. headvention. :IB being activated .week was Pfc. Harry Bard I of quarters at Maxwell Field, dated by the AAF for the of Portland, .Maine. It's Cpl 20 August 1948, _pennits the use civfiian eaployees tmder'its Harry Banfl, now, and Sgt. Dan of cameras by military personnel jul'isdictiono Levinson of the Photo Section ONLY. However, the taking of Here at Tyndall Field, the caught Bardl In the l!lidst of: camera& aboard. military aircraft orgmization of the progrllfll has sewing one qf the coveted chev-. as is tile taking 'beenpl'aeed in t;he charge of: :rons onto-his shirt. Looking: of of the iateriors Capt. Casper nanis, assistant bn with obvious envy are pvts of aircraft, turrets and other civilian person;tel of'f'J.eer .. Worlf:: :Irving Foster and Cecil Cribbs, restricted equipnent. ingwith Capt. Harrisaremilitary all of the 69th. _For further infonnation see T/F represfmtatives of B.ard i is the cub 111e11ber of 'l'raillbg MemorandUm No. 26,-24 each of' the ll&jor. departments on ,the Target staff and is partial ugust 1948. the field. 'otcakes. 8:00 Polio Weakly dance at Rec Hall 12 llovles at Receiving Squadron. JI'RIDAY 5:30 P.ll. Recularly sched uled volley ball games. 7:00 P.ll. Movies at ti on HOSP 1 tal, A'I'1JltM y 2:30 p, 11. -BasebaH: Tor nadoes vs. pensacola. 7:00 P.ll. Movies at Station HOSpital. 8:30P.M. llovias at R c e 1 ving Squa<1rO!J.


Pa e 4 Contrlbttona ror th1e colun 1bould be eent to tbe Edltore, !Jndoll !arcet, aeadquarte7a. A PRIVATEs VOW I wished to oo an officerJ And you along with me. But if all of us were officers Where would the Air Force be7 It takes guts to oo an enlisted manJ And get reamed out every day. There are a lot of things we think of That we never get to say. It's the enlisted man that does the workJ And keeps the planes up in the airJ But men those second looies Are more than a man can bear. The officers may get the medals As heroes brave and trueJ But be brave thy lowly yardbirdJ Those medals were meant for you. Although we're not the pilotJ or the skipper of the Memphis Bell.eJ wer.e the best damn' soldiers Anywhere this side of hell. Let's keep on workingJ SoldierJ And keep those planes flying. Although we get no creditJ We know we're in there trying. Though the officers write the orders For the privates in the rearJ Herr Schicklegruber will surrender When the enlisted men draw near. Wherever you meet an officer You must treat him with res pectJ For you my dear enlisted man May be in his place next. -Sst. Jimmie Hammonds (With apololies to the Gunner's Votr) YAUS TO GET HOLIDAY TURKEY All American soldiers those on ru ty in the I'EIIIOte parts the world -will have turkey for dirner on 'Dumksgivin& and Olrist.s. The tur.Jrey crop this year will be Slllple for all. 'nlere wlll be .any tnmdreds of thousmds 110re birds this year than in 1942. or this total, well over 90 pe1' emt will be available for the civilian -rJcets. The A'MIIy1 s purchase of turkeys will cause no civilian shortage at Thanksgiving and Olrisbms. Since the organization of the United States Array, roast turkey bas been the traditional em tral dish tor the two holidays. Arrtly in fact, tba t it be served. Tim TYNDALL Tl\RGET As 11 P. f. c. IT .NOW AND FOREVER The French, ever a people, are Bmili.Dg again. The officers and soldiers of the third Reich are everywhere w.i. th treme politeness and cordiality. Officials of the German and. Laval governments have expressed oped ccncern over thl sudden "attitude" rev-ersal of their French :in the occupied zones. Nazis iwandering what's up, should ob ser;re the people's chin-it's stay. There is nothing rotten fn. Den!JBaJ'k these days. Inspired by the :surprising_ resistance of 11 t tie SWeden, in refusing to allow .Nazi troops to cross its borders .the great Danes have instituted new acts of sabotage against :their The Danes are :not worried B.bout which side 'their bread is buttered on -in and sabotage, they foUI'lff substitutes. Another ll':i.nnish peace overture. p.as been written and the land of ,lakes and reindeer looks anxiouslyto Russia for harmonic approval of ita libretto. If the over-1fure is a flop, Finland do to eny;>loy her famous Sibelius, composer of Finlandia and the Valse Triate, as the Russians have always been partial to his J!IUSic. How its ankle in the boot of Italy that needs mending. fl)sts of Allied bombers dropped. Ute! r banb loads squarely across; the t south of Naples, completely mashing the tibia and f'ibia of the Italo-German resist ance they encountered. What a ,job they should oo on the 'kneecap, 1 when it is .designated as the "target for today. .pfc. E.T. Delbyck; MY FAVORITE PHOTO TJESERTS DANCE FLOORS .FOR DU-TY WITH DEVIL DOGS: Piclured above is fHss Germaine Cleary, former Muriel A'bbott dancer, sister of Lt. William J. Cleary, C.Q. of Squadron 0. The photo was submitted by Lt. Cleary as his favorite entry In this department. And now, if you can wrest your eyes off the. photq for a few minutes, we' 11 disclose some academic facts about Miss Cleary. She has displayed her terpsichorean ability in the Room of the swank Palmer Ho-use in Chicago, and has appeared with such top-notch bands as Eddie Ouchin's, Skinny En.nis' an d Xavier Cugat' s. In addition to performing personally, Miss Cleary has also taught the finer points of dancing at the Muriel Abbott School; and as a token of her versatal ity, she is rated as a highly efficient private secretary, having graduated frorn the Oe Paul University Secretarial College in Chicago. However, entertaining supper club audiences or acting as a private secretary to the law firm of a retired major general' didnit strike Germaine as being associated closely enough with .the war effort, and 1 ast February she joined' the u.S. Marine Corps Reserve. At present, with the rank of corporal, she is staff adjutant of her company stationed at Camp Le Jeune, New River, H. c. Lt. Cleary entered the Army in January, as a private. After 10 months at Jefferson Barracks, where he was acting He was sitting at the bar first sergeant of a school squadron, he left for Miami Beach at one of the town's drinking Q.C.S. emporiums surveying his empty The 1 ieutenant arrived at Tyndall last December, and after a glassJ and he had definitely brief period as a flight instructor, became adjutant of squadhad enough. we turned to the ron D, of which outfit he is now the C.Q. Much of his spare man next to him. time in the past few months has been spent holding down the "Shay, he askedJ "didj ou c.;..e.;....r.;..s'1b;.;a;..s_e;..b..;a..;l..;l_t .. e_a .. m .... ________ shpill a glass o oeer on me?" "Certainly notJ" answered the fellow guzzler. The souse turned to the man on the other side. "Mish terJ II re wan ted to knowJ "Didjou by any chance throw a glass 1 o beer in me lap?" ''NoJ snapped the man. The drunk mulled over this information thoughtfully. Finally a!ter several seC onds of deep meditation he turned to the bartenderJ "Jusht, what I been rt 1 sh .an inshde job!" T.YIC. DAU TOP-KICK TO NED 18t;Sgt. JOlniJy Heide.a of the. Redbirds, one of the 1'1106t popular: top-ld.eks on the field, will desert bachelor ranks on Sept. 12. ___ Ttl! gi_rl:_ Collins of anama y. .1ue r 'engagement was announced several weeks ago. The Wedding ceremony will take place at. the First vethodist Crurch. Jolnny, who "hails fr0111 Grand Rapids, Kich. has served as the Redbirds' first sergeant since Jtll_h_ 1942. The sergeant has 2if 100nthB o. .service, enlisting in Jlne, 1941 DRUGGIST CORPS WASHINGTON.-\ALNS>-The A:rmy will get. a new branch, the 'Ph;umacists Corps, if the President signs a bill (H. R. 997) which passed Congress just before its summer recess. The pill rollers may the n .come into their own, with sion.s and. everything. ------.[!;Very sow1er and Sailor wili have .his honorable discharge made a .matter of public record by his state 1 when he leaves the service if laws I .to that effect proposed by The .American Legiq!.l are a.dopteq,.


August 28 1943 'rHE TYND TARGET Pa e SPEC:AL SERVICES BRINGS ENTERTAINMENT TO uFORGOTTEN MEN OF SKUNK HOLLOW Bluebirds Finance FanJare The tbrgotten JBe11 of Slnnk Hol-'lfru --. i e l A Rosmarin, new assistant to uaiU 1' "' P e-..... ""'t i Birds won out on a single point. The ._.. i ty b th t h...., Y te with the voice or Tyndall's. Finance Officer. sen...,... a var e Ill 01t' a -.. losers, namely Wooten, Rowe, Elllbryo gtn'leMI out at tbe resilver, who "With A Song In )(y and Phoenis Franks, put up a fine We don't aim to cover sporting a...-rt _.. -1 Will 1 events in this column but with the eeivtng I!IIJ.ladron eheer ...... 1---...... -IU ...,....,.e Say We re battle and are looking forward to a _..-- .__.. number of promising athletes our .... and casting wolfish glanees ..... .-u the lllllllEDee in the return engagement with the same detachment has developed we find at 04> the pe..A......,.-. pal. of his hand; and pf'c. Cooke opposition in the near future. Free 1 b d ..._..__ ... m ourse ves ecommg more an more Freeman, the liiiiJl w1 th the rubber .beer was had by all at the conclus],l'ee.tured on the progrllll were ion of the quiz. sport-minded. Finance is fairly well Caroline Lindsay, a beautifUl legs, who tapped his way into Sparky (Cotter P _in) 1\'Iorrel com-represented on the Post baseball the memory Of his -di ith team and we make it a point to give blalde who had the fellalrS si_.--enee w pleted his Aerial Gunnery Course our best attendance at games played .... _with her, and later held as versatile a routine as has with a better than average rating. M 1 t t here. Naturally, we like to see Tynthem spellbound with her lyrical ever been seen on any professionorre expec s 0 be shipped to dall win and win but must admit al stage. (Indeed Cooke was 8 Rome, N. Y. some time thi s week. 1 renditions of 8()1e Alone, 11 "Rose The Gumbo Trio, R ahm, Boyle and sight impatience to witness a hit by MarJe," and "The Indian Love pro before Anlly davsl Gowland put on an exhibition of conT /Sgt. Herb Anderson and our Cali; Frankie Perry, wif'e of Tbe.presentalion was sponSored suming soa p suds Saturday n ight in nerves are reaching shatter point by the Special Service o-ice th D' Sh o ll l watching T /Sgt. Bob Costigan field Australia. JlePPV wbo is ....... ... ... e 1x1eerman. ne sma ov-" und th i i f c those b a lls with his shins and nose. ed recreation hall N"", w--a the er superv s on o apt. ing cup was the reward for the win"' uon>U A t th h Last Sunday night Corp. Albert Freeman, Lt. Don Moore, and W/O ner. s ye e wmner as not been with blues as only Basin determined. Balliett drifted in from Pensaco l a St t h h d 4> Joshua Missal, bandleader, who and despond t 1ttl k .dd' ree as ear In ... a.o t, Lord Mcintosh, an inspector down_ mg 0 a 1 e 1 mg Frankie 8ll her re&l"-was 1118Ster of for the LMH way, reigns supremely in the about his getting a hit in his one ly stopped the sholrt pert'ormanee. ABiong those who art of Checker Board time. The time at bat, remarked, "Well, I'm L d 1 battin' a hundred, so what?" The three aen starred on the slipped in to see a. swell show or a so. reigns in other ways (down Ft M ) h (Haven't f ound out where the other sholf were Jfl.y Conirt", celebrat,-were Lt. Col. Jack Ranmlph, Post; yers way w ICh will be taken .900 were left.) ing his rirat day as Cpl. with CciBIII!ander, and Majo r Ha.rr ison up at a later date. M ;Sgt. Gainey w 'th took a three day pass last week and 1 apologies for tardiness, we __ Y __ IIJJS_i_c_"_lllrl __ _r_t__ean __ '_t_Be __ J_oms __ ton_,_c_lldan_......,._-'-t-o_f_s_tuden ___ ts_.-l came back a married man. Congrat-report a new civilian employee in our ulations Sergeant, and may you live office. Mrs. Sylvia Albert is the to be a hundred. good-looking -lady who types those W 1 0 seig returned recently checks. TAILOR REMEMBERS PROMISE TO SEW STRIPES FREE Sgt. Holly Stewart of' Par}jesb1J.rg,. w. va., seetion tnwith Squadron D, was pralllted to staff sergeant some nine 1110nths ago, he brought his shirts into a Pan-a City tailor shop to have the chevrms sewed on. Upon finishing the job, the tailor told Stewart to bring his shirts in wmn he Dl8de "Tech and he would sew ta. on free. Stewart, l'eiiiEIIIbering the tailor's pranise, stopped by s.a shop last week to have his new technical sergeant stripes sewn on and he was amazed to learn that the tailor not only remembered about the stripes, but even recalled his ruael V-MAIL LETTER FORMS AVAILABLE MOW AT T/F POST OFfiCE Redbirds H tf d C h h t k During t h e past week driveway im-After s ome long snd t iresome ar or onn. were e oo a SIX W k E 0 provements in front of the Finance days of hard -rk, the squadron ee s course m ngmeermg. n area is fin a 11 y b egi nn in g t 0 compietion of his course Mr. Seig reOffice wer e p erformed b y a hustling sparkle Wedding bel .Is will ring turned to Tyndall Field. Lt. Rollins detail of our own EM. Motors apSepL 12 for our lst/Sgt., John has taken over the responsibility of proachirig and leaving our office R: He idem a, and Mi.ss Wynell e C?l Engineering Officer in Group II. Lt. have experienced considerable diffibns of Panama ty. Rollins succeeds Lt. Marchesi. culties plowing through sand. Some-for myself 1111d the entire outfit, --.,...----times a scooter would get stuck, we wish you both everlasting and our lads decided to do some-happiness. s d c thing about the situation. Despite Sgt. p1arl ie Reinare.s, (the big qua ron the broiling sun of last Monday, an shot of the Jam Handy's) is sure able crew s houldered shovels and locking happy these daye due to Unaccuatoeed u 1 -to journal1 the fact that a certain li ttfe istic writinc >Incidentally, any sung a lot of dirt, installed some Mrs. named Peggy is now calling news which will be of interest to .corrugated pipe, etc., to bring abou t Beacon Hill her home. the students aad officers of the what might be termed an eng-ineerThere are a lot of happy boys field will be greatly appreciated; ing triumph displaying those ear to ear Just stop in and see Pfc. Ray That "1"-uag, the one with tne smiles because of the recent Adams of Flicht II. "E" l. interested in their studies,. preciate its beauty and we hope we S/Sgt. Larry Henderson had a after listeninc to thei,r chattwr may be able to plant the banner o n visitor from Tallahassee the past for the past week. our lawn again within the very near weekend .". S/Sgt. Bill Vaodenburgh All fdur hundred and some odd future. left this week for the sticks men are awaiting the GOSSIP_ THIS WEEK: Sgt. B o b V-mail letter f'orms are now some people New York, to Saturday inJ)ection. If you A_ m1s weight 195, was rolling his available for free distribution spend a IIIUch deserved furlough... think the pn!ti>i se of pasaes fos: ummy I h fl h h h 1 on a medicine b a ll the other-at Tyndall Field's post office. T Sgt. C.C. Moore was seen stand-t e 1g t av1n1 t e c eaneat day d fl t ing before the mirror admiring barracks is the main incentie an atened the ball to resemV-mail provides the most rapid hiluelf in his G. I. shorti. to their antieipat.ion, you are ble the mess h a!l flapjack-noGPLD means of COIIII!unication offered nm MAll{ OF 'mE WEEK: Pvt. Jack wrong. The uppenoost incentift either .... M ;Sgt. Johnny Farr by the u.S. post office, 81'l rep, Grimes. Jack comes from Ha..,.. put to the boy a was the pr0111iae gone m for long distance running and suits in a. reduction of a.pprox-thorne, Fla., and before enlist-that the beat flicht would eat It IS rumored he has offered wagers imately 98% in the vol1.1111e and ing in the Army, Nov. 4, 1942, he first not for one full day but co ncernmg his prowess along that weight of first class nail to be was a valuable part of his d ad's fqr a complete week, twenty-one Jme .-looks good_ to see Johnny transported overseas. theater business. Jack's favormeal a. Any aoldier who has gone makmg three or four circuits of the TheV-ma.il foMDS are intended ite sport is b11seball and his 'through the Flexible Gunnery PTa hobby is sittinfo! out under the School will understand why the reamgoodtime ... Pvt.Frank: only for correspondence w:l'ttl'-.11,;_ moon at a ce1tain a1rport and 'boys pick a to Pan- City Travers returned on time from a 3ita.ry personnel and civilians watching the P40's come in; aome as second cooice. day pass. overseas who receive 1118.11 through fun, eh Jack., I think S i gn in g o ff for al 1 four See ya next week! an !PO or a Navy post ot'flee. Sgt. Ji ... ie !Iemonds flig!lts. Pfc. Ray Ad- -Sgt. E P. O'Hearn


p 6 NEWS "Sweating it out" stoppe around this squadron for a while and the morale took a big jump last wek when several of the instructors made promotions. S :Sgt. "Slippery" Benz has been made squadron landscape gardner and directed the p lanting of grass from his "Sack" last Sunday morn ing. We didn't think the P. X girls could be scared so easy, but that big bad mans, Sgt. Salvatori dood it with a little turtle, he captured with his bare hands in the wilds of Tyndall Field. Naughty, Naughty, John! Sgt. Racher's theme song "Kelly Waltz," confoosin' but in' wasn't it, Lloyd! Much 'hair pulling" and "wrist slapping" took place last Sunday in Room 1 of Barra,cks 421. Seems that somebody tried to steal "Jitter" away from that handsome quitar playing romeo of this Squadron. Tch! Tch! It some week your laundry doesn't come back and you just have to have a c lean shirt, see Ass't Barracks Chief of 437. He' has more shirts than h e can use, so d .on't hesitate to borrow one from him. What are all those mysterious telephone calls S ;'Sgt. Donald Wedge has been making at a ll !:lours of the night lately. Could it be that he, too. has fallen for a telephone oper ator. I wonder why all the members of this Squadron are so anxious for our First Sergeant to get a long extension to his furlough? Congrats are in order for Hansman, Gunner of the week class 43-39 Flight 4. Here's hoping h e can keep up the good work. Squadron F FROM 11 06UA:I "l: I li'J "II smlf OI ggnf "6 .qes.IO:J e:Jp Tfld "11.1qO:J11.1flf ass "9 -nu ., -dl'.!l c 6tJ "l: ocr "I : "' Y SQOA'D'RO)i fE -'E 'E --------you get tirae, take a peek at the new furniture in the squadron day room. It's a wow, besides be ing ve.ry comfortable. Our squadron. certainly must rate Emily Post would certainl y be shocked if she knew "Zeke" Rawlings talked to the PX girl s. Redus wonders whether his mus tache will improve relations with PX "Speedy." The boys say experience is the best teacher. The "Bottle" (and we don' t mean Phil Baker'!? stooge) had Cpl. Truesdale rolling from one side to the other. Joe Tot ter d4dn't believe there would be an other time, when he went to town last Saturday night. He came back so satm ate dthat he tried to con the C. Q. the lines in the Sign Out book were doing the "Hulu." Don't approach Henry Potter with a thumb up from the rear. He's li a ble to get the wrong impression. Some Texas cow girl must have the right punch for Harry Stabbs: Those eight page letters have him nuttY,. now. The food at the No. 3 mess hall for Pfc. Beeth and Dan They did K. P. on Sunday to pay for it. Some of the students call Wilhan "D. C Turbosupercharg-We wonder why? If you don't see Alvin D. Schaal washing his hair lately, you will ,know he is trying to get his hayseefi back. All of this started when h e tried to get a farm discharge. The boys are having a hard time trying to get through those "Brook iyn Bull sessions." Some one wanfs an explanation. Pfc. Travelsted thinks he is a checker player. Won't someone beat him just once. "Let's bore a hole through the rug," said one moron to another, "so j we can see the flpor show." Sgt. Cain is !lOW a proud "daddy." Wonder why some one don't tell us these things sooner? -Sgt. John Igniisiak. Squadron A


THE TYNDALL TARGET PRAISE THE LORD! W E P ASS THE AMMUNITION Ammunition! Tons of it! Cal. 30 ball and tracer; cal. 50 ball, armor piercing and tracer; cal. pistol ball; cal. 22 for long rifles; 7-! 8, 9, Chs. fot' skeet; all expendable and ours for tne passing. The freight cars never arrive on cool days--they have an affinity for heat that is almost touching. It is 7:30 in the 1110ming whe n the trucks begin rolling in f rom the Sometimes there are 10, 20 of them, once even 60, but that was a very hot day and the freight cars kept coming in like the .inductees did after December 7, We were hauling all the ammunition In the world and kept wondering what our gunners in Europe. and the Pacific were using since we had all of it here. "Must be borrowing the stuff from the Italians," we muttered and continued our perspiring. It took Ordnance Sgt. Frank Aurigemma, his assistants, Cpl. Steckleber g and Pvt. Arciello and scores of men and trucks, five days to move the rAountaln of ammunition away froiJl Mon.anune.d in the freight yards. When the last car had been emptied and the last truckload safely stored away, someone started to whistle "Praise the Lord and pass the Ammunition." Although a neophyte in the service, that soldier is sporting six woNnd rons today and is wearing that colorful uniform of the Station Hospital's Corp de inval id es, a red bathrobe. "But what do you do on days when there are no cars.riding the rails at the loading station?" "Well, soldier, here it is. Did you ever look close at a gunner--see the hungry look in his eyes? He's waiting to be fed and Ordnance does the lad! ing. In the Ordnance warehouse are three cal. 30 and two cal. 50 linking machines, beating out a terrific tempo from 7 in the morning to It: 30 in the afternoon. Those m achines are as insatiable as the gunners. tt takes hundreds of boxes of ammunition a day to keep them from griping and at the same time, f ill the firing needs of the student gunners at Tyndall and Apalachicola. Ever try opening a box of .50's, soldier? Well, the lid's easy, it's the inner tin that raises hob with your fingers. 1111 bet there.are more c uts and blisters in Ord nance, than bunions in the whole Air Corp s Got 26 myself, with 7 mor e coming in." "So the stuffs 1 inked as fast as T/lt Frank Cappiello's crew can turri it out." Now it's ready for Sgt. Frank Straka! and his men. Theseare the Ordnance artists. For the ammunition Ordnance issues a training field, must have its nose painted, before it can be delivered to the ranges. Red, green, purple, yell ow, orange, and brown -these are t he colors of Ordnance, for each student is assigned a color which makes his firing score identifiable, as the color splurges when a bullet finds the target. When the ammunition is painted and boxed, the crew of Sgt. Leo n Stephens, assembles the individual range orders and turns them over Vit o lngargiola and his brawny truck drivers, who haul it away. So ends the cycle of passing the ammunition at AAFFGS Tyndall Field, Flor i da. Ordnance is essentially, a service organization with mani f old duties. The work is hard and you've got to stay wit h it. Fulfilling the ammuni tion requisites of one of the country's largest Flexible Gunne r y Schools is no sinecure and the capablelooking, hard muscled men of Ordnance w ho take their orders from T/3 Jackson Bennett and his able assistant, Sgt. Anthony Bliznik, a r e indeed worthy of the!r hire. Above: CAPTAIN KEHHETH G. EKERY, recently Post Ordnance Officer, arrived a t Tyndall last month from Tex. t o assume the duties vacated by ){ajor Samu e L }fitchell Captain Emery was called to acti v e duty on July 1, 1941, and kUS as shop offic e r at Aberdeen Proving Grounds. From Aberd ee n he was to Kelly Field, Tex., and a month Late r was sent to Harlingen as Post Ord-nCMce Officer there. The captain's home is Dearborn, }{ich.; he is married and the father of a five-months oLd dClU[!hter, Below: Ken at k.Ork. Here are two shots o f Orr/.nance men do.ing the Precision kC rll of ord nance. Linkin;r and f>aintiny ammunition for rs.


Tiffi TYNDALL TARGET AN EDITORIAL FROM COLLIERS MAGAZINE A IJ, S RMtb fORces tttsr1rvre T...vo Tips to Servicemen COLLIER'S has m a ny. tho u sands of readers i n the Armed Forc es, so we feel justified in ad dressing this e d itorial pri!J1arily to serv i ce men-though of cou r se a n y b o d y else is welcome t o read it. Here are a co upl e of tip s whic h we t hin k servicemen ca n profit b y : 1. A goo d d e al of talk goes a r o und to t h e effec t that the ret u rne d war riors aft e r thi s war are going to run the co untry pre tt y much to s u i t th e i r own ideas of how it s h o uld b e r un. Pro babl y th at's true. 'It happened af t e r th e R e vo lution a nd after t h e Civil War, and to a c onsid e r a ble e x tent after t h e "j uni o r war as a frie nd of o ur s c aiis W orld War I. This doesn't mea n th o u g h t h at every vetera n will come home and s lid e a ut o m atically i n to a well paid life-tenure job, politica l o r pri vate wit h all his worries ended Doubtless there w ill b e vetera n s' preference laws on civil service j obs, a n d d o ub t l ess m any priva t e firms will give vet era n s t h e inside track w h en i t comes to hieing he lp. B u t, as a l ways in this wor l d, the best educated a nd most active minded vetera n s will get and h old m os t of the best j obs, and th e less well-equipped tbe second a n d t h ird best. So our first t i p is: W h y n o t look into the ed u cational opportunit ies offe r e d b y t h e United States Armed Forces I n stit u te? This is a so rt of g l orified co r respondence schoo l set up for the use of ser v ic e m e n and operated b y the extension d i v i sio n of th e U niver s it y of W i sco n sin with assista nce f ro m vario u s o th er colleges I t offers in s tru ct i o n in fr:om simple arithm etic t o p os t g r a duat e phil osophy, and is reported especially s t ro n g in th e field s of mechanics and science. Co s t s a r e l ow, and the go v ernment pays half a man's tui tion up to and including $20. M a ybe this is what you've been looking for. Its pr a ctic a l v a lue is obvious; but there also comes to mind L i e utenant Colonel John Allison's (14th Air F orce, C hin a ) r e m a rk that "War is dull ; there is so mu c h wa i t ing in it." This like one in t e restin g a nd pr ofit01ble way to fill in some of that wa itin g time. 2 T h e r e i s a l so a lot of talk about big bonu s e s for r e turn e d fighte r s a fter this war; and that talk is pro b ably true, too. But such things always have a pie -int h e -sk y qu a lity until you actually collect them a nd th e n o ft e n as not they do the old easy-come easy go a ct. T h e pr actica l sensible, businesslike thing to do n o w a b o ut you r p e r s onal finances is to get your war lif e in s u ra n ce lin e d up if you haven't already done so. Max imum policy $10.000 ; premium is a little und er $ 7 a month for a fighting man of twenty e i g h t ( th e ave r a ge a'ge). I n th e rush o f getting our Armed Forces ex pa nd e d a nd or ga niz e d since Pearl Harbor, a sur. pri sing number of men have neglected to take 'out this in s ur a nce Things are better under control now; a nd i f you h aven't arranged this protection for your wife, or any oth e r member of your family, it would b e wise t o m a k e it an early order of business -


A 1943 THE TYNDALL TARGET Page 7 iQuarte r}fr_ matter] STUDENT COHHANDANT INAUGURATES 110" POOL TABLE Many a brew has passea uver the counter at the Bungalow since last the QM Eagle poised gracefully on the pages of T ynda ll's most popular weekly, but with the return of sooth ing :z;ephyrs scooting o'er the swells of St. Andrews Bay (courtesy of P C.'s Chamber of Commerce) the mus es have broke n their restriction and once rPvre place an ear against a wall a .1d an eye against a keyhole nd a few notes or sheets of fools_ap. many loves, refugee from TF at the Sub Base, has returned from a teen day sojourn in New York where he was the guest of his wife, Mrs. Johnny Sopher (Miss Bobbie New bern please note) speaking of the Sub Base, S ;Sgt. Abshire, a long hair from Louisiana, is sorely griev ed these past few days since his gurl friend went to Jaxonville. Bee Lamar Binion, Pvt., is currently looking over the local stoc k Since his next furlough won't be available until December Pvt. Donald L. Thompson, the Lothatio of t.he Laundry, moved ro 4 new room Saturday night ... he insists that'he can s leep better when lulled by the sound of gurgling water by his trun dle bed. In the l o n g meanwhil e between then and now, Sgt. C lair B. (for Lefty) Henderson, managed stay away from Port St. Joe long enoug)l. to say the fatal words and H. N. MacDonald, liite of the Sub Base, also managed to capture a n unsus pecting young lady while on fourrough ... she returned with him to make sure his hunting days. are ove r they a r e! Cpl. John J Fisch, Jlpstanding citizen of Buffal o and presently on duty Haj or Harrison Johnston, ( rl ght), student COillland ant, preat TF, made a good will trip to pares to "break" the first rack on Squadron D's resurrected Wewahitchka (ha) last week even poo1 table. Standing by and their turn are Lt. Elvin going so far as to attend evening Sayre (left), and Lt. Williu Cleary, (center). Stony Stilts, Pfc., is a lso out of circulation now that Mrs. S has forsaken the hills of Kaintu c k for a flat in P. C .. Pfc. Leo. DeWolf Wol ford is still single, involuntarily so, tho ... Bay No. 8 in 338 has lost its standing to No. 8 in 336 since it lost Franci s Patrick Curran, South Bos ton's contribution to the war effort. church services what wolves The tab I e rep resents the c0111b i ned ef fo rh of the en I i sted 11en won't stoop to these days she's d f f 1 f S d h only four feet tall Like a star in an o cers o qua ron D w o spent weeks D i eei ng together a storm tossed sky was the sight of parts salvage

Page 8 TORNADOES SPLIT WITH NATC, PLAY AT EGLIN TOMORROW A.:t"ter a weekend at pensacola which saw them split a doubl header with the Naval Air T!"aintng center nine, the Tornadoes take off' for Eglin Field toaorrow IIK>rning f'or a retum gaae with the Fort Wa.l tal squad. I..ef'ty Southard ns on tbe mtni for Tyndall in Saturday's gagains t the tars and was chalked wi til the 7-9 loss. LOoSe play by the Tornado infield and six lfli.lks by Southard contributed to the Batting star of' the twin gll8e5 was Lef'tfielder Nick Orange of the Medics, who out tw o t..e n.ns, one in each gee. His :n Slrn.ay' s cattest IICCOU'lt ed f'or the two Tyndall runs. ft Joe w Flanagan "as the Tornado rurler in the secatd g-, giving five seat tered h11ts behind f'ielding to turn in a 2-{) vfctory. Tyniall scored the only nms of' the g1111e in the first inning, llben, with one away, Hines singled t.o center and t.ook third when 3r011Tl singled to right. flOIJ6'Ver, was thrown out when he tried to stretch his hit to a double. Orange then connected f'or his second circuit saash of' tile series. J&jl;Odzinski, Pensacola hurler, came in to relieve in the third md Nnished the g8.111e without all owing a single hit, although he wallred three Tornado batters. OFFICERS NEED ONE WIN TO CLINCH USO PLAYOFFS Scorint!; t110 1flJl8 this week, the Tyndall Field Of'f'i cers clinched the peDDant in the U80 League, and need one W>re tri 1.111ph t.o wtn the f'Wfoo-t-playoff' ci'OIIIlo night, behind the steady pitehing of Lt. Joe Glass er, the Officers downed the hard fighting pana.a City Pelicans, 5-2. A three run rally in the fifth fr8ll!e clinched the decisioo for tbe Off'icers. Trailing 7-2 in the fifth irm ing against the wainwright Shipbuilders 'lhlr8day night, the Off icers literally tore the cover off the ball to tally seven big runs and go on t9 win a 10-7 verdict. Capt. Jack Dangler started on the mound for the OfNcers, but was hurpered by a sore an., and retired with no outs in the third inning. Lt. Glasser took over and proceeded The Off'icers 11eet in tile second gmE of tbe seri ee toI!!Orrow at 2 o' t::loclc. flM THEY STAND (G-es through Thurad .. y, Aug. 26) Club llll!RICU LllOUII: Won Loot pet. N8 64 4711 St. LOU11 114 64 .4118 ph 11 ad e 1 p b I a 41 79 .342: lllTHlHL LllGUR st. LOUis 77 39 884 Cincinnati 611 112 .11118 Plttebar&h Go!. 117 1129 Brooklyn Ill 118 1113 tiT 61 483 pb!la elpbla 114 68 4110 Boston Ill 114 : !lew Tl')rk 43 711 THE TYNDALL T yndall Sports Notes The champion ordnance softball team dropped its first contest of the season last wednesday afternoon when it met defeat at the. hands of the wainwright Yard softballers bY a score of 7-2. However, the ordnance men will be out to avenge their defeat when they meet the wainwright team in a return game here wednes day afternoo' n at 5:30 P.M. The game wi 11 be played o n the ordnance field. Latest results in the inter squadron baseball competition re veal the QN nine leading the pack with a record of two wins against no defeats. The QM team downed the GMs last week and on added the Guardians to their list of vie t ims. Scores: Ordnance 5, Guardians 0 Gunnermakers 9, 69th 2. -QI 6, Guardians 2. The Special service offi ce rel -eased welcome news thi s week when it was announced that the tennis courts under constructi on on the post athletic field will be ready for use by next week. Tennis rac q uets and bal l s will be checked out from the ss office and plans are being made to a tennis tournament in mid-Sept Enlisted men planning to enter the track and field meet to b e held Sunday, August 26, are re minded to turn their names in to the Post Athletic Office r as soon as possible. Members of the 'permanent party' should sign up with their squadrons, while enlisted men of the student squadrons are asked to report their names to the Athletic Of ficer directly. Individual medals wili be a warded i n addition to group sward a GUNNERY STUDENTS COMPETE AT FORT MYERS TODAY A quintet or student gunners fNa Squadron C will meet a squad of &Jcldngh!B Field .aharpabooters today and in the fourth gunnery competition between the Tyndall Field and Fort Myers Last week, shoo.ting here, the Fort JiYers aarksmen won their first of the three inter-field -ets. The visitors took first place in tbe skeet, IIOVing target and air-to-air firing events, while the Tyndall men won top honors in the moving base and machJne gtn strip division. Firing for Tyndall were Sgts. c. E. Jomson, T. c. Simons, J. s. Lopes and J, w. Friedel, all rrc._ Squac:lr(m c. The f1ve gunners representing T/F this week are Sgts. George S. Be1Jt, Wilbur B. Belcher, George .A. Re-ed, William A Lowe and Charles E. W11Ba1. HURLS SHUTOUT FOR TORNADOES AGAINST NATC NINE Sgt. Johnny Flanagan of the Zebras who limited the Pensacola Naval Air Train-ing center baseball tea11 to six hits as the Tornadoes scored a 2-0 victory over the flying tars in their second game against that te8111 last Sunday. The Tornadoes lost Saturday's tussle, 7-9, as the usuatly sharp-fielding T/F inner circle" fel I apart at the seams. RED CAPS DOWN CAMP GORDON JOHNSTON NINE, -7 Tyndall's rampaging Red Caps took on the Camp Gordon Johnson nine here last Stmay and slugged out a 14-7 victory. The Red Cap;; were originally scheduled to meet the Dale Mabry Aviation squad, but transportatioo diiTicul ties forced that contest to be can celled. This was the f1rs t meeting between the rted Caps and the Car raoolle team.. The visitors get off' to an early lead but lost it: 1 n the t 111 rd inning, when the Tyndall powerhouse started rolling. Big guns _in the T/F drive were Randle, Jenkins and White, who coonected for three-baggers. Jenkins handled the mound chores for the Red Caps and turn ed in his usual good performance, allowing six hits and striking out 10, Dawkins, regular T/F backstop, switched to short for the game and Martinez took over behind the plate. 1be box score: TYNDALL FIELD AB White, cf M&Yo, lf II Randle, 2b II Dawkins, ss 5 Martinez, c Rnglisb, rr D aY is, lb II Mathews, 3b II Jenkins, p 4 Totals: 44 II 1Uaberly, lb II Jefferson, c 0 Walton, ss Blair, p II princa, 2 b 4 wonroe, cr 4 Gant, lf i oore, rr J Holt, rr 2 Totals: 41 R 2 1 2 2 4 0 0 1 2 14 0 0 1 0 1 2 1 1 1 G 7 11 2 1 2 3 2 1 2 0 2 Ul 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 1 7 R 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 II 0 0 0 2 2 2 1 0 0 0 7 POST Saturday, 'JUST FOR LAUGHS,' uro Canp soow. Sun., Mon., 'HI DIDDLE DIDDLE,' Martha Scott, Adolph Menjou. 'l)Jesday, 'CABIN IN tHE S K Y.,' Rochester, Ethel Wafers. Wednesday, 'ro PROUDLY WE HAD..,' Claudette Colbert, Paulette God 'ard, Veronica Lake. Thur., Fri., 'SWING SHIFT MAISIE,' Ann Sothern, Craig. RITZ Sun., Mon., ACTION IN THE l'>R1H ATLANTIC,' Humphrey Bogart, Raymond Massey. Tues., Wed., 'WHAT's BUZZIN' CDUSIN,' Ann Miller, John Hubbard. Thur., f'ri., MOCN,' Geo. Mont gome ry. Saturday,. 'BLOCKED TRAIL,' The Three Yesquiteers. Late Show Saturday, HEAVEN CAN WAIT,' Don Ameche, Tierney. PANAMA Sun., Ilion., 'DESERT VICTORY,' Actua l War Film. Tuesday, 'HIGH EXPLOSIVES,' Jean Parker, Chester Morris. Wed., Thur., 'ILACX SWAN Tyrone Power, Maureen O'Hara. Fri., Sat., 'SOMBRERO KID,' Don (Red) Barry.


Al!,gUS t 2_8 l!i}4_ 3 I Page 9 US 0 LEAGUE PENNANT Pictured above are the .ebera of the Tynda11 Fle1d Officers baseba11 team which won 16 out of 17 games in the 1ocal USO league. Front row, left to right, are Lts. Lloyd McDaniel, If; Greg Green, 2b; Moe Free man, ss; and Stan Drongowski, cf. Second row, left to right, are Lh. Bi II Mendel son, 3b; Bi 11 C1eary, lb; Joe Glasser, p; Bill Johnson, util'Lt. Herb Ede1an, rlghtfle1der and anager of the T/F Officers' diaMond club, accepts trophy fro Ensign Allan Reed of the Coast Guard, president of the USO Baseball League. Looking on is Johll Cipi, assistant director of the local USO and secretarytreasurer of the baseball loop. ity; Capt. Jack Dangler, c, and Lt. Herb rf. In most cases, college football will be a thing of the past this year. In the southern part of the country, a few colleges such as Tulane., Georgia Tech and some others will have teams, with the help of Naval cadets. Alabama, Eostorr Cbllege, Harvard and most other big name colleges definite-, ly will not field teams. Fans in the north and middle west will get their football entertainment by watching the semi-pros and oros in action, Satchel paige, famous negro baseball pitcher, recently came up with a prediction in an As-. sociated press story that colored' athletes will be found in major league lineups within two or three years, and even went so far as to say that some of the negro athletes will given tryouts next spring. This will not be a surprise to fans in other se o tions of the country where they have become accustomed to watching colored youths play on some of the nation's foremost college football teams. The colored ath letes hold a heavy percentage of boxing chBJ;,pionships at the pres ent time, rating from Sgt. Joe Louis on down. In track, negro representatives have more than held their own, even establishing records in various phases of competition. Once they enter ma jor league baseball, they'll give their white plenty of competition in ttabbing the headlines. Joltin' Joe DiMaggio is joltin' once again. H_e was figured to add plenty of punch to the Air Corps team at Santa Ana (Cal. l but bas been in a slump since doiJiling khaki. (Perhaps it 1 s home cooking. One meal and you wish you were home cooking.) Well, Joe snapped out of his slump the other day and smacked out a triple and two singles. Despite his efforts, however his team dropped a 6-5 decision to the Kellys of Kirtland Field. Johnny Beaziey, who them by the Yankees in last year's World Series, still has his stuff, Now a lieutenant in the Air Corps, he hurled for theFt, oglethorpe (Ga.) team last week, fanned 10 and smacked his outfit to a 6-5 win over the Atlanta Naval Air station. Wilfred "Lefty" Lefebvre, mer Holy Cross ace hurler, is now a regular member of the Washington Senators. In his first start he held the usually heavy--hi St. Louis Browns to five scatter ed hits, and chalked up an easy win. Obtained two weeks ago from Minneapolial where be had been exiled by tne Boston Red Sox, Lefebvre is certain to grab him self some money as the Sen ators are a cinch to finish in the first division. Well always remember Lefty's first big league appearance. He h1F.led for the Red Sox against Chicago, and in his first time at bat in the majors, hammered the ball far and wide over the left field fence at Fenway Park. Incidentally, he's a left hand hitter, so has plenty of power. Tyndall T earn Loses But One Game In 1 7 Starts To Cop Trophy Sutem tri1..111Jlh5 1n 17 starts. 'Ihat' s the enviabie record CaJilileQ. tu the Tyndall Field Officers in (H) !..agUe this seascn. The cnly setback cane at tre hands of a strong Coast Guard team by score. Slfeet revenge was gained by t:he Officers 1n gtD2S aga.in;t the however, as they tritll1f,hed b,y !Jirl 5-4 oo.mts to kmck the sailors out of the rurwing for the champ;i on ship. The officers already have won. a trophy, erblan of the league championshlp during the regular season, and have swept through two g811196 of a playoff series for anotller trophy. If the officers win tomorrow, they will be pre sented with their second trophy immediately following the game, and it will be placed 8.1ongside the other in a suitable place on the field. )(anaged by Lt. Herb Edelman, former Brooklyn Prep ltliBinary, the officers swept aside all league opposition as they raced to the pennant. In the early .stages of the se.ason, the tea. 'had several weak spots, but the acquisition of Lts. Jim Bailey for shortstov. Greg Greene for seco.iid base and 'Mot; FreEaiW_., who. is equally at mme at either in-. field or outfield positims, re sulted in a Slllooth working club that clicked frclll the start. The ombination of Lt. Joe Glasser on the mJund, and Capt. Jack Dangler behind the bat, was one hard to beat. Lt. Glasser was at his best when the going was rc:iughest, while Capto Dang ler' s tullet-like throws to the bases brought_grief to many would be base stealers. U. Glas ser, in add! tion to his pitching ability, proved to be one of' tbe best hitters on the te&lll and wound with_ a lulndsome average. Capt. Dangler was the real spariP plug and the tem perked up ec:n siderably after he retumed l'rolll a DS assignaent at another s t&tion. Lt. Bill Cleary at r.irst anc Lt. Bill )(endeloon at third play., ed steady ball throughout the The "good field, no hit, adage proved true in Lt. Cleary's case as he found it difficult to bit his noral stride on the oft'ense during the season, but .his value as a de fensive player more than over cmae his shortcOIIIings as a hitter. Lt. Mendelson was a steady player at the hot while long range hits which boomed off his bat turned lll8l1y close ges into victories for his te-. Lts. IJ.oyd )(cDan.iel :In lef't, Stan DJ"'Pgowsld in center and Herb Edel lll&n in right an outfield that possessed punch, plus det'ensive ability. Lt. Drongowsld was a consistent long ball hit-. ter, while Lts. McDaniel and Edelman had the happy faculty (\f hitting in tbe clutches. Lt. George Lasker proved an able substitute at first base, while Lt. Bill Johnson filled in acceptably at f!!Very position e:r oept when e&lled upon.


'Pa _.rr,e 10 THE TARGET Medicwoes :PART OF 400. WHO WI JNESSEIJ "STORHY HONDAY;, REVUE The Medics' baseball team is anx ious to book games fo rtheir able combination After do wning .t.l;l.e Tynda ll Tornadoes twice they met the 69th nine and coasted to an victory in four innings. (Darkness fell before the Medics took off theif sweat-shirts.) You know there should be eye ex aminations given to umpires just be fore they "work" a game. Of c 0ursQ. some of the eyes would take so fong. that the game would be delayed too muc h. o n e of the best-sellers-to-be, "Shipyard R egulations," was seen in; the h ands of Cpl. "Garbo" Gagnard. Nominations for the "meanest m an" stop when they reach T jSgt. Matona k Just b efore hitting the sac k h e drops a ni ckel on the floor and t e ll s h is roomma t e, Sgt. Kulas, tha .t:__ that i s for the man that sweeps up in the morning. However, Kulas says that Matonak get& up during the night and retrieves the nickel. Pfc. Starn is credited with this o ne: The oth e r day he pulle d his rani< o n Sgt. McGinness of the "out s i de engineers" and actually thought that Sgt. M would jump at his (Sta rn s) w ishes. We wonder who those two geants were t hat went to the bowling_ a lleys to get the waxing machine and were told to see the chaplain about it. Among other details, the chaplain now has to worry about waxing machines! Speaking of wax brings to light a noth e r about the WAACS. One of the wardme n was seen waxing his war d and was asked where he got the wax. He replied that he got it from Pvt. Wi lson at Ward. No. 3. When Wilson was found he was asked if he had any wax in his ward. -He re pli ed "Yeah, I got a WAAC. in my ward and s h e would have hemorh oids'" Have y o u ever noticed that the eyes ani the most expressive part of' someone friends. -Reporter:


August 28, 1943 THE TYNDALL TARGET Page 11 0/J Y By BOB HAWK 1. There are four time belts in tbe United. States. How many are there in the world? 2. Which is the most catching laughing, crying or yawning? 3. There are five cities in tbe united States witb.a population of over a million, according to tbe last census. I am going to name four of them and you tell me what the fifth one is: New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles, Philadelphia. 4. If tile tallest mountain in the world were laid down on Man hattan Island, would it be shortr er or longer or about tbe same length? There are 18,852 newspapers and magazines published in the united States. Which are tbere more of magazines or daily newspapers? 6. I am going to name three pairs of adjectives and you are to tell me which pair may mean tbe same thing: credible and in credible; corporate and incorporate; corrigible and incorrigible, 7, Was there a women's Marine organization in World War I? 'Gee, lookit: t:he cocoa nub' S. Give wi tbin tbtee pints the capacity of the average person's stOIIWlch? 9. If some one inv 1 ted you to an al fresco party, what kind of a party woulri that be? 10. There are five states in the United States which border on the Gulf of Mexico. Nane four of them. YANKWIZ ANSWERS L Tfienty-four. 2. Yawning. 3. Detroit. 4-. It would be shorter. Mt. Everest, the tallest mo1.mtain in the world, 1s about miles high, less tban half the length of the island of Manhattan. 5. Magazines. There are 6, 354 magazines and only 1,894 daily newspapers. 6. Corporate and incorporate may botb be used to mean c

Gunnt!rs of tht! Week GUNNER OF THE CLASS A!C JAMES A. KARNS Squadron A Calls Pit tsburghJ Pa.J his home town .... Entered AAF in May J !942, as an aviation cadet. Graduated from Oakmont High School in !935; at tended Carnegie Institute of Technology for 2! years. Is married and before enlistment was employed as an insurance field engineer and speci-al agent by the Atlantic Mutual Insurance Co. of New York. Hopes to qualify as a bombar dier upon completion of hi. s cadet training. Ale HAROLD W. NADIN Squadron D Entei)ed Army in Nov. J {942 and was assigneq to Medical unit at Camp pickett, Va. Accepted for cadet training from Camp Pickett in Jan. J !943 Was born in NorwalkJ Conn. ; ; employed as supervisor in the roller department of the Stafford, Conn., Roller:': Bear in g Co. for seven years p:rev. iou!;! tg en t ranee in Army. Has no for futy.re .. fx:'qm s .chool th.is week. 0 CPL. AMOS J. STACK 'Squadron C CharlotteJ N.C.J is the home town of this week's top gunner. He is 22 years oldJ graduated from the local high school for J which he played quite a bit of baseball. Enlisted ln Air Corps in JuneJ i940. Sent to Truax Field for radio operator's course and then to Boca R<;iton -for highly specialized course there. Wants to be to aerial patrol duty after completion of training. P FC. RICHARD F. ADAMS Squadron E Friends and acquaintances call him "Dead-Eye Dick" as a tribute to his hunting prowess. Is 26 years old and calls ChandlerJ T .exas, his ho'me town. Was attending Baylor University wheil enrolled as an aviation cadet. Majored in Business Ad-. ministration. Cquldn1 t make grade as pilot and was returned to life for one year. Enlisted in AAF in August, !942, o CPL. ROBERT L. HANSMAN Squadron B Hails from tnd.ianap6i'i s, Ind.; is 24 years old. Graduated from a local high school and enlisted in Nov.J !940. After completing at Chanute was to Canal Zone. Spent 7 man t hs there as mechanic in .tow target unit. Left Panama April 22J !943J for aviation cadet classificatioil center at NashvilleJ Tenn. Couldn't grade as navigator and applied for gunnery t roini,ng. PFC. DONALD E. PENROD Squadron F Is 20 years o!d, and a native of Hagggrdl Kgn .. Employed as a grain at the time of inqucti,onJ March 6J !943. Was el;!n t t'? Miami for bmli c training and th(;!P to Lowry .Field for arpto:re:rs Plqyed for high school and local teams qs pitcher and shortstop Is and has a five-year gld dau9h ter. Will mplete fourth week of ..: gunnery t rainin;7 plop to gg to same job after ''dqrati,op." 0


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