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Page 2 THE T j.---T -Y_n_d_a_l_l w -.. i'UBLISBED ON SAroRDAYS Bf 11m SPECIAL SERVICE OFFICE FOR PEROF 111E AAF I'LEXIILE GUN NERY SCliCXlL, P ISNU. CITY, FLA Copy Prepared Under Supervision Of Public Relatione Officer. Lt.Col. Jack L. Randolph Special Service Officer: CIIPt Owen 0. Freeman Public Relations Officer: Lt. William B. Pratt Photogr10phic Officer: Capt. J.A. Dickerman Bditorial Steff: SjSg .t. Arnold Milgaten, Sgt. Saul Samiof, Sgt. Neil Pooser, CPl. Barry Bardi Art Work: SjSRt Frank Horn, Sgt. Marshall Goodman, 8jSgt Fred Slade. Photography & Reproduction: M/Sgt. W. Busby, T/Sgt.W. Cas\ie, 1'jSgt. 1 Ui tchell, SjSgt. F. churchi 1, SjSgt. (;. Sgt. D. Levinson, Opl. L. Shaw, SjSgt. J. Montgomery, SjSgt. R. Keough, SjSgt. J. Webster, Sgt. p, Terry, Sgt. J. Uarick, Cpl. E. Tackett, Pvt. W. Daniels, Pfc. IJ. CaTe. The Tyndall Tarset ree.eives ater1al supplied by CP News paper Service, war Dept., E. 42nd St., NYC. C redited ate rial not be republished withouti prior periss1o trb CJIS. "and our Flag was still there" MOnday, September 13, marked the 129th anniversary or the writing or the star Spangled Bariner wr1t ten in one or the gravest periods 1n our country's history, 1t 1nsp1red the hearts or all Americans and 1ts glorious lines echoing down the corridor or the years, 1s a singing name 1n the breasts or America s !1ghting men. once again by the dawn's early light our men are p111ng on. the beaches or the pacir1c and on the battle-stained nelda or war the bombs are bursting Uercely, revealing by the rocket's red glare the struggle and the !light o r clashing armies. Where peril 1s, there r11es our nag, the nag that so proudly we han. Since that memorable day in 1814 when Francis scott KeY composed his tmmortal epic or tne !lag he loved so dearly the song and the nag have weathered many storms together. In the or aettysburg, the Army or the potomac, postea on the heights or Round Top and cemetery Ridge, had surrered severe losses in the !1rst two days o r the battle. It was love ror the nag that enabled the union rorces on the third day, to stop and !inallY break the back o r pickett's desperate charge up the slope or cemetery Ridge and turn the t1de o r war in the NOrth 1 s ravor. In rever-ridden cuba, the span1ards !irml7 entrenched on eminence or san JUan, had beaten orr numerous attackS b;r the Rough. Riders. Then someone shoute d 1let1s rally round the !lag boys-in a rew minutes the hill or san JUan was ours and over the campfires by the twilight's last gleaming, rose the heroic notes or the star Spangled Banner. It was the eve or battle. A .chaplain attached to one or American units haa just concluded h1s prayer to the 'Lord, God or Hosts ror victory 1n the trying days ahead. The men asked h1m to lead them 1n song. 'nle song he chose ror that evening would tomorrow lead them in battle and an to the wars greatest victory. The song was enshrined compos1t1an o r KeY's, the victory the t battle or the Argonne. over the great lee-house or the NOrth pole, pl,tnted there by peary, waves the daring or our nag and riding at anchor in the southernmost harbor or puntes Arenas, ls a rreighter !lying ouT colors. Alw ays, through the years, our !lag has been a symbol or the heart at peace ln America and ln tne st1rring beauty or our national anthem, the oppressed and beaten or the world have round promise and a .nP.w ra1 th. Today, America's sons are not at home. The rooms they once !1lled are empty ln the houses they once 11 ved 1n. Deep in dream and sleep they lay in the tangled approaches to a Japanese airdrome on New OU1nea br1ghtly, 1n the vales or ItalY burn the !1res or their b ivouac and there are many who are at endless rest in some corner o r a roreign !ielG that is rorever America's. By their courage, they have given proor thru the night that our !lag 1s still there. sortly, does rreedoms colors wave over our brave, lightly does 1t rtnger their stlll strength rorever rree. For the song llVes on and the peace must !allow! "BACK THE ATTACK!" Bl)Y WAR BONDS/ Third War Loan ARGET PRAISl THl LORD HllD THIS ADKONITION new. Don't wait untiZ on a cosbat mission, on an table, in a foxhoZe. !he plea of a is as effective as the plea of a fdend Get to It is to be sleepy in chapet than fast asleep in the the the It's useful than knowing the of the latest song hit. Read Bible. It's both GI and GI and Jewish, GI and OathoZic. Be Yhen the fellow welZ, he1s toadying; when you the saae gase, you using tact. Reaain roucan't get to heaven by -raising heLL Nxaaine conscience night. !hat's one policing de tait you should to Don't be fhen the fellow acts that way, he is ugly; when you do, it is fhen he's set in his ways, he's obstinate; when you it's fi,...ness. !ell it to the chap)ain. Be's just local o-r p-riest in uniform. SUNDAY 8:00 A.M Mass 9:00 A.M Protestant Sun day School lO:OO A.M Gunners Mass at Theater iO:OO A.M ... Protestant Wor ship service 11:00 A.M Gunners Protestant Service at Theater 11: 15 A.M ............... Mass 7:30 P.M ... Evenlng worship MONDAY 5:30 P.M ........ Mass TUESDAY 5:30 P.M ............... Mass 7:30 P.M Fellowshio Club WEDNESDAY .i2:15 P.M Protestant wor s hip Service 5: P.M Mass 7:30 P.M Cho1r Rehearsal THURSDAY 5:30 P.M.; ............. Mas1 FRIDAY 5:30 P.M Mass 7:30 P M ... Jewish Service SATURDAY 5:30 P.M ............... Mass 7:00 P.M conression s (Also, the Chaplain Wil l hear conressions anytime he is present a t the Chapel) J'\ ._,i' c..,'V 1.. ,{0 v .}-<, I (..t-{ 1Y. r-t,J ''How d i d you mi'ke out with the. OCS board Brutus?


September 18, 1943 T H E TYN DALL T ARGE'r P e 3 86th SUB-DEPOT MARKS 2nd ANNIVERSARY: ITS CIVILIANS AND OFFICERS 8KEEP 'EM FLYING HERE Major Loren E. Bryan Commands T /F's Installation Thursday, September 1o, marked the second anniversar y of the Air Service Command's 86th Su.b-Dep ot, the organizatt o n that "Keeps 'an Flying" here at Tyndall Field. Under the able direction of Major Loren A. Bryan, ccmnanding officer since its inception, the 86 t h Sub-Depo t has k ep t pace th the swift expansion of the Anny Ai r Fbr c es. Fran a sna.ll beginning years ago, the Sub-Depot has grown nntil it nOYo nunbers ali!l)st 400 civilian ffillloyees and officers. For the information of those not familiar with the Air Service Coi!IDand' s f'unc tions, the SubDepot is an installation which is designed to operate ssth Sub-Oep o t ComMander the station enginnering and supply activities. It operates Under the direct control of the control depo t to which it is assigned. There are twelve control depots which operate directly t h e Commanding General, Air Ser vice Command, Patterson Field, Fairfield, Ohio. The control depot for this area is located at Brookley Field, Mobile, Alabama. Brigadier General J A. Mollison is the commanding gene-ral of the Mobile Air Ser vice Co11111and. Early in its history, the Air GUNNER DELIVERS STIRRING ADDRESS TO FELLOW CLASS MEMBERS r feel mighty proud to have passed this course and that I am going to have the privilege of entering advanced gunnery train ing. N o t on!y do I want to do my utznost for the united States, but I also have a very personal grudge to settle with Germany. So spoke Sgt. Martin Neuhaus to .fellow members of Squadron F's Class 43-37 at their graduation c erem:nies last Tuesclay. Sgt Neuhaus left Germany in 1939 w1 th his 1110ther and father, leaving al' l of their possessions with the Nazis. After a six-IIDlth stay in England, they came to Also impressive were the ad dresses cjelivered by Lt. Lawrence Berner, c.o. of Squadron F and Chaplain William Dorney. Chap lain Dorney eulogized American manhood and particularly the courage and spirit demonstrated b y the members of the nation's forces. TYNDALL. FIELD DANCE BAND S EEKS APPROPRIATE NAME Calling all whirling dervishes! all G. r.s, Wacs, Off'!cers and civilian Employes! Come on you jive happy gymnasts and send i n your choice of a name for the Tyndall F1eld Dance .6dnd. The contest is open to all 11111itary and civilian personnel on G.l.s TO FIRE 180 ROUNDS permenent part.y lis.;ed and t1 re weapons ranging fr0111 a 22 caliber rifle to a caliber Th. A schedlle showing men person nel cJf the various squadrons will fire appears in Tr&ining yemorenm.n #2{}, published this week. Each permanent party member will HI) rat.mds with the 22 caliber machine gun, 20 rounds with a 22 caliber rille, 20 roun); with a. 45 (}aliber pistol and 45 rourrls with a 45 caliber 'lbOIIIpson BBdline Duties and details be staggered so that the enlisted men may fire with their organizations on the dates prescribed. Upon the completion of firing, eacfi enlisted man will .rebel t the a rted to headquarters. The contest whi c h starts today Septenber 13, Will end an Wednes day night o ctober 3, and the new nam e ini tiated on the Thursday evening broadcast october 4. The p rize s will re $5.00 in War stamps f o r t h e lucky winner and $ 3.00 and $2.00 respectively will g o to the persons subnitting the n e x t best name ideas, The names o f all winners will be announced on the october 4 broadcast. The judges will consist o f Ca p t Fre e man, Special service Officer, Lt. M oore, Assistant s.s Officer, and W / O Missal, bandleader. Names are to be sent t o the Special Service Of'fice. OUR FRONT COVER Meeting at Athletic Office. 7:00P.M. Movies at Station Hospital. 8: oo P.M. Information Tease Contest at Rec Hall. 38)th vs. 446th. e. David Wolfkill master. 8:30 p, y, Movies at Squadron. TUESDAY 7:00 P.M. Movies at Receiving Squadron. "Desert Victory." 5:30 P.M. Regular'j scheduled volley ba.:.l games. 8:00P.M. Weekly Dance at USO. T/F Band broadcast over W!J[p, 8:00 p,y, -Movies at Colored Rec Ha l L ''Desert Victory. WEDNESDAY 12:30 P.M. Special Service Non Com Meeting at Post Library. The ammu n i t i o n passer is 7:00 p,JII, Weekly Variety Show smiling Charli e Blankenship o f atReceivi.ngPool. 0 rdnance. That box of Cal. 7 : 30 p, M. wm..P broadcut of B all Ammunition that sits so TyndeJ..lnews. easily on his left shoulder, 8:30 p,y,T/F Radio Playhouse hol.ds 1500 cartridges -weight WIJI.P, 110 l b s Wel l b uilt and adept in anu u uni t io n handl ing-"Blank i e" totes his b oxes with a smi I e. Els e where on the cover you see t h e men o f Ordnance hard a t w o r k I inking, painting,, sorting and b oxing Cals. 3 0 'J'BURSDAY 6:30 p,y. Radio Workshop Period. 7 :00P.M. Movies at Station Hospital. 8:0 0 p,y, Regular weekly GI Dance at Rec Hall. T/F Band broadcast W!LP. and 5 0 B a l l ammuniti o n to 111eet 8:00 p,y, Reg1.,1lar weekly Color the f iring n e e d s of Tyn dall's ed GI Dance at Cblored Rec Hill. student gunn ers. 8:30 P.M. Movies at Receiving Pra.i se the L o r d They're Squadrcm.. backing the attack with am FRIDAY munition. The photogra ph was Sgt. Dan Levinson of Photo Section 5:30 p,lf, -Regularly scheduled taken by volley ball gemes. t h e Post 8 : 0 0 p,y, Movies at Colored Rec Hill.


QUESTION: Do YOU THINK THAT FATHERS SHCAJLD BE DRAFTED? I nterviews and P l:otos By SGr DAN LEVINroN CPL. GiORGi GiLLON, Glen Cove,. L.I ; !f"ansient Ji.,crajt: "Yes, I think they should, fathers have o.,-e to protect and have ore at stake than single en." PY!. DOROfBI SIKGLK!OK ette, La.; 'target counter: Grou.p 2: "I don1 t be Heve they should. '!hey have jafll il i es to take care of, while a single san is K(lted to no one but hi!&Self." CPL. PIICi 1. NCCLlLLiK, port, Kiss.; Dept. of '!raining: "Ko, I don't think they should. fathers have .,-esponsibilities and obligations whHe a single 111an can do as he pleases. 11SG'!. JOBX .!. SHUK, Hershey, pa,; COtlauni cat ions Dept.: "1 .ion' t think fathef"s shotdd be' d.,-afted inasuch as there an aany single en not in the kAo af"e working at defense jobs andean be by jathef"s,w BUY WAR BONDS THE TYNDALL TARGET As MY FAVORITE PHOTO NOW. AND FOREVER Now that Italy has capitulated, we may reasonably expect to have (AnkBre.) Turkey gracing our ference tables long bero:e the Thanksgiving season rolls around, rr we get Hungary berore then, there's a.lways the Japanese Diet heavily bombed Tokyo toast ror supper and a tall glass or Vichy :for tcmorrow' s aerial hangover. or late it has been whispered in high Nazi circles that mir F'euhrer is h,. lng another siege or obsession._,, This time it is anthropology as witness the cap ture or rtaly's rormer Dictator by Nazi paratroopers. In the of the Ill DUce, pro fessor Hitl e r has acquired ror himself t he o nly white elephant .extant in Euro);le. During the last visit by Allied hombers, large oil tanks stored on the docks of Makassar in the Dutch Celebes were hit and the oil began to flow. While resting in his :favorite chair, a sparse haired Japanese coloneA or Tantry received a totally unexpected hot oil shampoo. By this time thoroughly dissatisried w1 th his post and anxious to prevent the further staining or his esteemed 'Morris,' the irate Sam urai had ordered an antimacassar to replace Makas sar. Resolve d t o keep German losses at a minimum, the German news agency DNB in its announcements ror September i3, said that three more Germans had been executed ror 'defeatism. Tbat makes three more to be added to the total o r Germans killed in Russia. Correctly stated, the rlgures now exceed 600,000DNB please copy, Cpl. RAY WICK of Ordnance is a native of Hibbing, Minn., and his first love is skiing. The 22 year old snow glider has been skiing since the age of ten. The picture above showing Ray and his skis was t a ken three years ago by his mother. Eve r since he first entered the Army i n September, 1942, Ray has been s weating ou t a transfer to the Ski t roops. Meanwhile, he has beer. a reI iable member of the local 0 rdnan c e firm serving first as a clerk and now as a n munition handler in that department. Getting backto skiing, (even the thought of it is cooling), Wick has been participating in ski meets throughout the N orth Central States for the l-ast six years. Sun Valley, Idaho, and Lake placid, Hew York, are also familiar spots to Ray. He has competed in meets with Torger Tokle, present amateur ski champion, Reider Anderson, Bi rger Rund and other skiing greats. ski meets, the young skier earned a I ivt)l ihood as a salesman for a wholesale fruit and vegetable firm. Raleigh, H. C., is the horne town of pfc. DOUGLAS MIMS, pictured above in a debonair pose at the age of five. Mims, a stalwart of the "Fighting is 20 years old and has had a fai'rly busY" and interesting summer as a member of the S. S. Life Guard staff. prior to entering the AAF in October, 191J.2, Doug was employed as a_steel worker. Du.ring his three year high school career he starred for two years at the ta.ckl e pos i t ion, and as a blocking back i n his senior year, on his h1ghschool gridiron team However, noug' s claim to fame is his trip to Pasadena, Calif., in 1940 as unofficial mascot 'of the undefeated, untied and unscored upon Duke Blue-Devils. That was the year that saw a compar.at i vel y mediocre Southern California e I even s co r e a to u c h d 01-1 n i n the 1 ast ten seconds of play in the Rose Bowl classic and win out by a score of 7-3. Wick is also a pole vaulter 1-----------------tot' sorts, but his record of. Tricky Italian General 101.1 should be broken by the pEe. E T. Delbyek When asked about post,-wiir plans, Mims confided that he has a cousin in the beer industry and has been asked to g o to w ork for him. In view of the drought of draft dispensed suds in thi5 we are confident that M1ms will apply himself most earn .. est! y in the peaceful days t o come. Tries Ruse, Fails 1 eap he takes the day his Palenno, Sicily (CNS)-When transfer comes through. American troops arrive d here, Lt. Gen. Traina Francesc-o, deputy judge advocate g e n eral of the Italian Army, whippe d off his uniform and donned civilian at tire. H e then asked to b e cl assi fied as a civi li a n The Allies disallowed his claim, however, and shipped him to Afr ic a as a military prisoner. News From Your Own Home Town Wmmded Army Pigeon Walks Home, Lays Egg Camp Hale, Col. (CNS)-An. Army carrier pigeon badly wound e d by a hawk-was found trying t o walk home. Shortly 1 after i ts rescue, the bird laid an egg. Yanks Shoot Propaganda Sicily (CNS)-The Yanks in the Sicilian campaign stuffed propaganda messages into hollow mortar-like shells and looped them over the e nemy lines. "Yo u d better giv e up," th e m e s sages read. Evansville, Ind. (CNS) -lVIr. and Mrs. Al Koenig were sitting in the park when two boys with handker chiefs bound across their fa c es sneaked up behind them and mumbled, "Put up your hands. This is a stickup. Mr and Mrs. Koenig ignored them and after an embarrassing pause: the two boys went away Indianapolis (CNS) -Mrs. W. C Richte r found a basket on her .back porch. In it was a baby boy and a note reading: "William Patrick Franklin is a good little boy." New York (CNS)-Edith Reynolds, 22, sen t ence d to a jail term for soliciti ng, told the judge she "was through with this kind 'bf life" and would marry her sweetheart t omorrow if allowed to go free. "Not t9day," said the judge, as he sentenced her to 30 da ys. Brooklyn (CNS) -Patrolman John McCormick arrested ten men because he said 'their card game was too noisy. The men were freed when Patrolman McCormick admitted that the noise consisted almost entirely of slapping cards on a table. Brunswick, Ga. (CNS)-When a passerby noticed a monkey sitting, behind t h e wheel of a burning automobile, h e opened the door and tried to get the little fe llo w out but the monk, who apparentl y had knocked the cigarette lighter from its socket and started the blaze, wouldn't budge. The passerby kayoed him with a paint brush and put out the fire Palo Alto, Cal. (CNS)-Shirley Temple became an aunt recently w h e n a son was born to Cpl. and Mrs. Jack Temple here. Cpl. Templ e is Shirley's brother.


September 18 1943 THE TYNDALL TARGET Pagel5 .. ..... WEill, after last week's initial pert'ormance, we've no stage, f'right, so let's tackle another seven days of Tyndall activity Two of Tyndall's nicer people met a stalemate at the Rase Room rast Sat. ew. Lt. Stan Drongowsld and Miss Kitty Safar ( :J)3 Section) became so tmhappy about the servlee they d1dn1 t. sweat out their steak. The six-mm golf tetun o f Moye, McCrary, Broward, Bishop, Larson, and Cra:umer journey to pensacola tomorrow. RetuJ"tl match is a week from ta110rrow in ;p. c. panama City-the home or the brave rncidentally, did you ever go to the R1tz Theater? an exber1ence: you stand 1n line ror an hour and a quarter, get your tickets, walt a hal! hour ror seats, finallY !all over someone getting "set. then realize you've seen the show before. Ballet Dancers are rare, but Tyndall has one. Name's Mildred McGee, she's a Wac Corporal, and. she sttrlied mder the f8111ous Ted Shawn. She works at the Waller Trainer un1 t pyt. Dick Libby and h. is channing wife (he's Alti ttrle Trainj.ng unit employee) at the US). They haU from Sruth Portland, Maine,,. 'Itle vocals of Ruth Vtm. Kannon. Her man plays sax and clarinet in the band Weddings of the wee!<: lst/Sgt. Johnny Heidema and Wynelle Collins in p.C. Sunday And S/Sgt. John w. Tawney and Edith R. Ethridge at the Post. Cha'J)el. Dack rrom leave: Lts. pratt ana Crumrine, natives or washington and pittsburgh respectively. The weather, they saY, ls fine 1n them parts W1111e, the HQ. cutup suggests: once a king always a king. once a Knight is enough Auto wrecker Cpl. Harry Bardi, who goes hossback riding into automobiles. A pollee record ror the lad? NO, just his name on page one or the PCNH Mrs. Bill Newsom, w1 re or the 69th's Top-kick, visiting the post on Wednesday, careful or that _?U!Sk. Mrs. one ticket at TYndall i.s enougl;j! Yank Samples Jap Chow (Mat 55) Kiska Japs lef t rice behind, they fled in such a hurry. Here S /Sgt. Edmond A. Birdsell of San Fran cisco uses chopsticks to sample some of the rice, staff of life to the Jap who knows nothing better. Cluttered equipment in this shed indicates Pvt. Nip is not a very or derly soldier and that he never heard a sergeant bark, "Police up!" ( .. TYNDALLETTINGS I This colWJm ia the first of what ia hoped to be a weekly-/eatare in the TArlet, Its auccees will depend upon the cooperation liven to the reporters in each of tlte depaTt-nta. For the lack of a better title, we have iaproviaed above; however, anyone "ho has a 1on for a -.ore appropoit hitadiial :1' urgently requeeted to sub.lt aa.e to his or her departent reporter or directly to the Tarlet. M/Sgt. Jack Golling 1s NCOIC of Tech Inspectors Office in absence of w'Sgt. Wally DesJardins. Wally returns soon at'ter brief visit to Tech Inspectors School rut in .Qenver. .. r/Sgt. Dick "Killer" I\mlc, the shortest man at Tyndall. And the worst volley ball player (?*$4WJ ... Inseperable pals: M/Sgt. Earl Boutwell and his Beech-Nut chawin1 terbaclrer. Arrl his corn-cob pipe, too '!be rew uniforms at PX B.re snazzy, Capt. Keiser. Howzabout stocking SOllie sandwidges in yrurT.F. yacy's? HADOUARTRS Eloise Tiller, FrBnces Gapen and JOSephine Grimsley packed up their The Signal Corps cameramen Visiting tlle post are turning old TF NO. 18 stamp.s and went to Tallahassee shoe shopping. Mrs sYlV.la to the Holi.ywo8nlllna City. Appropriate decorations will adorn the USO aud1 torium which will be tncabaret style. Dancing, entertainment, bridge and bingo g811les tmd ref'reslaents are on the calender for the event. INSTRUCTORS DISCUSS The newly-t'oM118d 'Instructors' Club convened at the P06t Library on 'lbursdalf, SepteBber 9, to formulate the constitution and by laws of their organization. Until the group renavates their newly-acquired Clubhouse, situated on the Post Beach, the Club Advisory BOard will hold regular aeetings at the Post Library every 'lbursday at 12: ro p. y, The club is presently _ing plll.lti for a t:Entat1ve ''Halloween party. all smiles since Lt. Don Hill returned !ram DS.. ,Jennie crawford, or the Budget and Fiscal orr1ce, and S/Sgt. Thomas M curry, or the be pt. or Training. nave plans ror some time th.1s Fall Miss Georgia Brannon left last Thursday to visit her !aro11Y 1n Palm D Sn11th, personable secretary to Lt. Col. HYndman for so long, haS to her home in Li t .tle Rock, Ark. DEPT. OF TRAINING The latest news is the Flewellen -Goodman romanc e Tbey seem to be progressing rapidly. He finally, arter such a long t ime, manageu to tell her he "Wanted to see her alone. Wonder what Mary Cather ine plans to do after the departure or Cpl. Buskey? Could 1t be that she will spend all or her time with a certain S/Sgt.,.n.w., with the Dept. or Training. (More power to you, D. w.) Tbe latest grapevine news is. that Martelle made a rushed trip to the mount11.1ns or North carolina. Wonder whr? Could 1t be that she missed her little 5'3" Air to Air Instructor, or could the reeling be mntual? leave the decision Ull to you It seems th&t Fay liked washington and New york very much, but prefers panama City as long as the CAP's are stationed here Lyndell has that blankety-blanlt-loolr. since the non-appearance or her Aone and onlY' !rom A.Palachicola this weekend. Do you blame her? P OS T N G I II f f R S Ha.1 or T. H. MCKeY, Jr. reported on 24 August to assume his duties as post Ellgineer at TYndall Fleld. Tbe MaJor 1s a native or Atlanta, Ga., and 1s a graduate or Georgia School or Technology. He was transferred here !rom St. petersburg Basic Training center Friends or John Redmond Jr., ramer sar.i tary Engineer at TYndall water Treatment Plant, will be 1Jlte:rested to learn that he 1s now a 2nd LOoie w1 th the sanitary COrps, and is training at Carlisle, pa.. The friends of Al tol'i' c .Bolen, veteran Electric ian wffh 'our organiza tim, were grieved to hear or his sudden passl.ng on 6 Se'ptember 1943. kiss Alice Hodges '1111.3 honored 'lfi th a miscellaneous shower at the home or KrB. Marv11 r...a.rsen, on the eve or her departure ror her home at Apalachlcola This appears to be the season's !1rst victory ror Navy over Army as Miss Hodges engage ment is announced to Robert Jackson, or the coast Guard "What's In a N!lllleA might indicate that the p.E. has a Blllallmeaagerie as our personnel includes a BYrd, a Dr&ke, a Koon; a MOnk and G1b bons This orrice wishes unlimited success to war Bona drive which opened on g September 1943 and asks each or you to Buy Bonds and Bring Back our Boys.


Page 6 THE TYNDALL TARGET NEWS FROM THE When Sgt. Bako goes to town and waits two hours on a street corner to meet a girl, something i s brewing. Watch him c lose, fellows, he n eeds it. The unlucky girl's name is Jinx, a sweet dish, too. Our 1st Sgt. AI. Nelson, seems t o be playing a new role, that of Dan Cupid. He w1:s heard by a very re-_ liabl e source making a date for the instructor's party last Friday night, not for himself, but for our ownLiitt l e Lady Killer, Don Wedge. Don was heard later to remark that Sgt. Nelson couldn't have done better. Vvell, well, we again hear from that very prominent Cpl., Nick Amaddio. Nick was seen d own town h1:ving_ quite a time trying to figure out what to buy for Margie's birthday. What is that girl back home going to d;:>, N ick, or has she a lready done it? We could hardly believe our eyes when we saw our Adjutant, Lt. God bold step out of a staff car the other day. It was cert1:inly a pleasant surprise to see you up and around, Lt. 43 39 f inishes the Academics this week and start their air to air firing. Good lucl{ fellows, hit that tar get! What's this we hear about Sgts. Vickers and Rachor crooning to a nine year o l d girl in the bus last week? The mr. n who hands out a ll the sugar reports, Cpl. Jimmy Dolan, observed his first wedding anniversary Saturday night. Congratulations, Jimmy' "Hot Lips" Brody is loose again.: This time it's a defense worker the W ainwright Shipyards. Where do you get the charm, "Hot Lips. -Sgt. Bob Al lard. Jr. Squadron C As this paper goes to press the members of Flight Four are busy little c hamber-maids They are trying to win t h e prize d Squadron Flag for the fourth consccuti\e week. In fact the men c.re takin g up a collection t o buy a bag of ccmen l. They plan t o make the fla g a permanent fixtur e in front of their ban acks. Sl\riLF.SYou wil l a l\\'ays see the following men in e r y pleasan t moods: Cpl s. Bal{e r, Hammond and Per ez. Bes i d e s Lhei r joyous feelings yo u \\'ill also notice them pacing the porch of Lhc i 1 especlive barn: ::k s and c he\\'ing nail s and f ingers to the bone. In the near future say "Thanks Po:->" for the cigars they'll b e passing a r ound. P f c. Slanlcv Blacl ; has finally gotL e n Miss Slatl(\\'Calhe r. of Winn, Mi c h tc. promise tha t shc'p wait for him forc,cr if necessary. H :' )py landing' from all the boys. C HEVROK'S, S g t. Fult.on. in charge o f Supp ly, t ells me that he has requislioncd from QM a l arge quantity of \\'Ound stri1 : cs. The line forms o n the r ight. Before I finished this notice t h e firs t CRsu ally lis t came into my hands Heaciing this list \\'as S 1Sgt. D alton c h est \\'OUnds; Sg-t. Cottr ell. m a s hed finger; Cpls. Harlandcr. H arris .Jones. and Pvt. ML:rrill suffc:nd minor injur ies. The CHOOSE YOUR FRIENDS! 'H ':3.1 '!FI!dS 'll '(}tfd '8 ! .J .JnH 'p '061/M '11 L Lt-d 'C l{9 !JOE!CI[l or 'CI:>ff #'J'.:if"Af}!\>-; E .. 'E 'E ... '-}.'-' _________ ___J Lieut. Joseph H. Glasser, the squadron's Commanding Officer, and a mighty fine one, has departed for Harlingen, Texas, for the Gunnery meet and a twelve day leave. However, Lt. Downer is d oing a f in e job of Acting C. 0., and deserves the full cooperation that his position requires. The best way we k now of i s to head the list in S::turday' s inspection-so .come on lads and G I." for a ll your worth! Preston Greeves gets more mail tha n anyone e lse in room No. 10, B arracks 415-according to Dan Hazertz. Could he b e so green with envy? Maybe Dan should subscrib e to the Lonely Hearts Club for a while! Is there any truth to the rumor that Pfc. Avery Briuger lost his girl to the Casinovas? Inside dope .on the situatio n info1ms use thd it's all on account of a certain letter. Faber was seen the other night at the dance with a WAAC sergeant. She really must have been "solid" as the old boys talks about her in his sleep ... Pfc. Julian Counts i s sweating out an addition to the family. To mr-:ke matters worse, the boys keep teasing him about not being home for more than a year. Garland Casey i s working on a hew angl e for a furlough. We hope h e sur.ceeds. He's been showing his gal's picture to everyone and telling all that she ju!lt can't wait until h e gets home so she can pop the ques tion to him, Corporal L e RoY Dremann has been Itching to get his hame in the paper, so here it is. He's showing off the new issue of sun tans that are equipped w ith the new b8.g effect in thE! rear quarters ... We all hope that "Crash Mills gets out of the hospital for reasons of his own and t hat Tech /Sgt. C. D Smith be relieved of his worrying about Mill's present condi t ion. He, too, would like to see hirri get out, BUT QUICK. Squadron A The first dance of the newly formed Instructors' Club got under way with a bang. With free beers and feminine pulchritude abounding, the boys really went to town. 'Pistol Packin' Mama' was there also. Squadron 'A' enjoyed the Waller very muGh while on the flying line. Was it the novelty of the thing or was it the Wacs? Opl. Robert J, Bennett borrowed one of his buddy's shirts the other day. What was that red stuff on the collar, Bob? Don't tell us that it was ink cause we know better. p f c, E. A (Early Ar i s e r) Ad am s wena to bed with the chickens last week. Along a'bout 11 P.M. he woke up, asked if anyone had roll call for him (his roommate s strung him along), dressed ar.d was across the p,T. area headed for the mess hall befor e h e noted the position of moon and the absence of other G.J.s That's what I call a Super DeLuxe _Chow Squadr o n 'AI is looktng for a name and siltinctive insignia for its orderly room dgn. Any ideas' can be turned in to the squadron clerk, Cpl. Marcus Stern. -S/Sgt. H.A. Pratt, Jr.


I j \ .....,__..-1 This too, i s the ArnY' F'or "barking the aLt-o.-.:n." at 'l'J'TlJc.ll qelu are 1 ts hundreds or civilian employes who are responding t o :::he call or the 3rd war Loan by purchasing more than their regular or wa: B onds. pictured above are the war Bond represenLatlves six o r tte field's nine departments employing civilians. Lert '"o :-1gllt a:e Fa y Williams, Dept. or Training; Josephine Grll'lSleY, post crea,iquar:e:s ; EunlcP Rhyne, post Engineers; Kate Nelson, cal; 1-:ell ya t e s 86th Sub-Depot; and Jaan Huddleston, ordnance. A stirring example cr how Tyndall's civilian employe3 are :esponding to the nation's call ror rinonces with which to back the ls the act or Ernest L. aess or the 86th suo-Depot palnc warehouse. on the first aay or the 3rd war Loan drive aes" stepped into tlte Post Finance office and


Week of Se tember I0-17 the south, the week ended with the outlook bright. treat to the neighboring base Black Sea naval base which has of Lae long been in German hands. Germany Fighting On Four Fronts When Adol f Hitler started this war and had lmocked Po land to the ground, he made a premise to the German 'peop le. There, the Allies were smashwhich were received from the ing ahead, breaking through front lines, it was evident the Jap defense lines at the that the fighting at Salerno Nipponese air base on Ne w was the bitterest that the Guinea. From the meager reports An Army Begins To Nove For nearly two years the British have been building a large and powerful army in Syria. Intensive training has made the lit tle-lmown Ninth a powerful striking force. He pointed with to his non-aggression pact with Russia, and declared that never again would the Gennan people have to fight on two fronts. Like so many of Hitler's prmir.,.,c;, that one has been thorougiL ; broken. Instead of just the one front that Hi tl:er promised, t h e German people are now fighting enemies on four sides. One side--the side that is still generally looked upon as the main front--is on the English channel, where Hitler must keep thousands of his troops, waiting for an invasion. The second front was opened when Hitler struck into Rus-Americans have yet encountered. The German air force, ap pare n tly b o1stered by planes rushed fron, the home front, gave plenty of trouble. The casualty list probably will be long. Added to the Allies-occupied territory as a sidelight to the Salerno battle was the island of Capri, 2D miles or so off Naples. Remember the song of eight or nine years ago? It's the same place. Air Forces Get L i t t l e A c t ion Aerial warfare over Europe during the past week was com paratively quiet excep t for the battles over the Salerno sia. That 'front, at first so front. successful fur him, is now his Flying Fbrtresses Wednesday biggest headache. attacked German aircraft fac-The third front is in the tories in the vicinity of Parair-the constant aerial bornis, but the RAF has not been bardment which is wreaking on any major night raids since havoc in German industry and Septeni3er 6. llloral e. So f a r this month, the AAF The fourth and newest front Fortresses have attacked 14 is on the south--in Italy. 8 itter fighting At Salerno Sharp resistance confronted the American troops who landed south of Naples at Salerno. General Mark Clark's Fifth Army, after having little difficulty in establishing a strong beachhead, ran into trouble as the still-efficient Nazi army rushed to give treatment to the wound in Europe's "soft under belly." There was bitter fighting. targets, four of them aircraft plants and nine of them Nazi airftelds. Thus German air strength seems to be the main objective--the strength which resists raids on industrial centers and which, if not weakened, could m ake the big drive against Germany an impossibility. Aussies, Americans Seize Sal amaua Th e J aps seem to be get Ung: smarter. They used to have a rather stupid to surrender, preferrin g to die rathe r than give ground. But, with the surprise withdrawal from Kiska, they seem to have adopted new tactics. This week they moved out of hotly-contested Salarnru1a befor e the advance of Australian and American forces, and bea t Russians Hove RaPidly Ahead Russia used to be referred to as the bear that walk s like a man :Ill t nowadays the Rus-sians have mor e resemblance to a panther. Mysterious reports from Turkey and Sweden say that the Ninth Army has sailed from its bases in the Middle East. The They are leaping ru1ead with typewriter strategists have great strides, tearing b i g prett y well decided that the slices of terri tory out of the Ninth is going to attack the Ukraine which the Germans Balkans. in their first advances into Russia. They have almost captured vital Bryansk--some Soviet troop by-passed that base in an at tempt to prevent G erman retreat--and are drawing ever closer to the big industrial and rail center of Kiev Perhaps Crete, the one-time Greek Island which saw the Nazis test glider-borne troops on a large scale, will. be the first target. It would give the British a springboard from which to leap at Greece and thus start on the ancient invasion road through the Bal-They recaptured Novorossisk, kans to the heart of Europe. The Symbol of the Army Air Forces THE symbol of the Army Air Forces i s a white star in a blue cir cle We paint it on the wings of all our planes. Men watch for this insignia--from the deck of a troop transport in the Coral Sea from fox holes in a South Pac ific jung l e, from the bridge of a lonely tanke r in Alaskan waters. Tired boys, far from home, battlesore and facing death, lo o k up with red-rimmed eyes and see our emblem in th e sky--and cheer. Still others of our sons are waiting and watching for this symbol -Gene ral Wainwright's men and those who fought at Wake and Guam. They stand b ehind the b a rbed ":ire of Japa n ese pri so n camps. What w ill our white sta r, borne on avenging wings, me an to them I The Germans hold prisoners too, haggard men who with all their courage endure the w eary d ays until we come. The white s tar i s more than a design painted on fabric or steel. It is th e living symbol of our own fles h, our own blood, our own wounds, our own te a rs, our own fierce anger. It i s a sign to all men who live in d::'.rkness and in chains. We America n s hav e put that s tar in the s ky We must keep it th e re. It i s a sac red s ymbol, for it glows with Freedom's holy light. -Fro AAF B lu e Network Broadcast "Wings t o Victory" For a while it seemed that the Americans might be pushe d back into the sea. In fact, at o n e time the Germans claim-ed that the United States troops were being withdrawn. Then sea-borne reinforcements, strong aerial blows and a f\Ow erful barrage from warships turned the tide again. With General Montgomery's British Eighth Army rushing up from a nimble though confused


18, 1943 THE TYNDALL TARGET AIR-HINDED CHARLIE PARKER NAHED BY HESS OFFICER AS OUTSTANDING K. P. AT HESS #2 Squadron D pvt. Charles parker or "Eyeing the potato !" Knoxville, T e n n was sel-Three w ee k s t o go That's t h e ec ted by Mess 0 Hi ce r 1 t. thought uppermost i n each of t h e Budd Harnende as one of the boy's minds no\\' The course is half au ts tanr.11 n g K. p. s at Mess over. The Sl,eet s hootin g this week !-Jall #2. proved a l o t of fun and inte 1'esting parker, a member or the even tho u g h most of the f ellows White Flashes, is 20 years have blacl\ and blue s h ou l ders to o l d and -his principal duty prove t hat they were indulging in is that or a tow target op-some plain a n d fancy practi ce erator. His ambition is to W e have seen the Turret <:.nd be the pilot or a F'lying Machine G u n exams co m e and go \"'art, and he i s hard at and a r e still with the c lass. Things hark accumulating !lying are becoming routine and we are be hours in his spare time. ginning to lik e the a nd bustle Back in Knoxyille, that gdes with t h e course. was employed by an aluminum Saturday's inspection saw us tie. company as a heat-treat opfor second place and [ ,bout a hun-erator. During his hlgh dred of the fellows wer e a llowed to school days h e played root-visit the m etropolis that is Panama ball and basketball. City. As one fellow said, "We walk\o41en questioned as to how ed three blocks west, two sou t h, one Page 7 ACE INSURANCE SALESHAN '\ \ \ 1e relt at bein g selected north, and two east and were out of town" Wetoldy fll bt Above Is Cpl. Hazel Wr'llrs as a top-notch K.P., parker ou so e ows, u said that he regards the now that you have see n it fo r your-of tlie Aviation Squadron, kitchen duty as another job self you shou ld hope that you move whose constant hastle has re-and gives it his best er-on from herepity t h e poor permansuited in boosting his squad-fort. ent party. ron into the 100%. class in Monda y dawned bright and c lear participation in National Life F'or relaxation, he likes to go horseback riding with a girl named Insurance and the vacant offi ce of our Adjut.Anna He plans to return to his old job when the war is over and ant, LL Sayr e reminded us that it On February I, (9ij3, the settle down with his one and on __ was school days begin n in g again for squad ron stood at 83% and the him. Y e p he's in class 43 -43. average amount of policies Skunk Hollow The good news in "Skunk "Hoilow" this week is: The "E" flag is back with us again after visiting Squad ron C for a week. The "E" has found its home in "Skunk Hollow. Now yo u find our boys singing a tune of "Springtime in the Rockies" that goes like this: "See that 'E' flag in Skunk Hollow Waving gently in the breeze It's the einblem we all fo;low Wearing dirty d---fatigues Our C. 0. we w ill remember When we treat that housemaid's knee As the one who did convince us It t a l {es work to get that 'E' ." At last 'I' /Sgt. Welch and Cpl. Childers stop sweatin g. The blessed event has arrived in each case. Both of the men have newly, .rrived additions in their family Squadron "E's" write up in Tyn d o .ll Target, Vol. 2, No. 33, dated 11 S ept., 19 43, praising the competence of the "Gold Bricking" course ca!: ried on at "Skunk Hollow" was appreciated by a ll concerned (hope the green-eyed monster hasn't turned up in our midst). After all, free pub licity is a great thing. In view of the interest show n by the reporter at Squadron E the personnel of thj! Pool (E flag) Squadron has mously voted to extend to him a scholarship in our College. With this training E EJquadron may notbe so a llergi c to the "E" flag. Cellar-Flier$ The 25th Altitude Training Unit is slowly but surely making itself known about the Post. For a long .time we were a small unit, consequently we took little part in Post acti:vi tie,s But things have c h 2.ng ed. Already our volleyball team is leading the league, 'with severa l victories and no defeats. Our representatives at the weekly Quiz program last week brought home the banner from the 69th. Pvt. "Tex" Johnson, of the 25th, was high man for both groups. We are entering teams in all athletic events, and expect to t<:.ke top honors in a goodly number of them. If any outfit cares to engage us in in any. event, give ns a ring at 3160 Our personnel joins in thanking .Special Service for its pa-rt in equipping our new Day Room. Pfc. Alexander is back on the ball again, now that he's sporting that good conduct aw;:rcl and his stripes. Even the new beer parlor started running out when Cpl. Tuscan began patronizing it. He and Sgt. Matalik were just too much. According to the weekly weight chart, T jSgt. Seagle better consult the flight surgeon. His weight, according to the record, dropped 21 pounds since last week. It might be attributed to that new car and a three-day pass. Mr,ybe the Medics are afraid to tackle our volley ball team. We can't seem to get that game lined up with them. After fifteen weeks \\"c saw the subscribed to was $ij, 390. To dayarrivethatwas"S"day f orSgt. day with all of the men in Dewey. "S" day was the day t hat the squadron signed up; the Dewey was swe[ting since he grad-average pol icy held is $9209. uatecl with Cbss 43 23 It renresent-Figures for the entire field eel to hi m, "Shil)mcnt Day ; and it show 97"/. participation with was Tuesday of t h is p ast week. Three $8616 as the policy classe s cam e to lmo\ \ the diminutive held. sergeant and around the squa d r o n Will is hails from Sumter, he was a g reat help. We a ll w ish H.C., is recently married, the best of luck to h im and w ill cerand ho 1 d s a B. A. degree from tainlvmisshim. Morris College, having majorLr-.st Sunday, the O rderly Room ed in Mathematics. was as busy as Grand C entral tion and all o f a sudden the noise that accompanys the g i ving out of well earned passes to town, and even the usua l long d istance phone calls stopped. No, the C. 0. didn't come in the front d oor. fo r out o f t h e smoke we saw the fi gure of Cpl. "Barrymore" Lr-.gani. the bard of the Squadro n, giving one of h is inimitable recitations. He was doing "Hus tler Joe" for the inst1uctors and the first serges. n t and we don t wonder that h e is do in g all right in his course. Afte r reciting the several hundred lines tha t the poem con tains h e did the "Face on the Barroom Floor." There should b e a place on the entertainment progrr:m at one of the G. I. gatherings, b e it impromptu or planned. The instructors were of one mind that at t h ei r next party and dance h e would h a ve to h a ve a spot on the urogra m. In the meantime he is drafting an original squadron poem and keepin g us entertained with his never endir. g rhymes 2nd poems and h e never seems t o exhaust the supply Canaries High scores are still b eing made 8: t S aturday inspection but stm .the flag eludes us by a couple of The lesson in Military Courtesy en tered the question and answer stage with the squadron pretty w ell learned on the subject. Most. of the m e n returned from four-motor sch" ool and all have a high regard for Smyrna a s well as a cold. M ;Sgt. Jones had his pay thrown around" a bit but it turned out 0 K. and no doubt will eventually land iii. Jackson, Miss., and on the Austin he invested in We all regret seeing L t. L iddoa le a v e the hangar and wish him the very best of luc k where h e goes. Sgt. Stewart recently received a telegram; often the best man but never the groom. Who is the JY,fiss in the Post iaun "dry that has Sgt. Fi-tzpatrick a ll excited? -Ed. Strong. "Copyrighted Material Syndicated Content Available from Commercial News Providers"


Pa e 8 11 BEAUTY HAJH CHAR.M, a AND W/0 HATH EYE FOR IT Beauty hath 1 ts charm, in t'act, ODe be&uty had so aacll charm that Ul un-il.ed warrant offl.cer lei't b1s lunch in m attel!lpt to learn ber !dent! t.y. It hap-pened at post headquarte era one day last week. A char 1llg ltiss, one or our mrses9 entered the btllding to sign the Collf'ortably 3eat.ed. a few yards away was a w a "!"l'ant offl.CDQr, en his favorite san!iwich. His eyes discovered the and he pmctuated his e.otions w1 th an audible wow! As soon as the nurse le:ft the building, the W/o traa his cba.ir and dashed te the register to tim out the ll8llle of the love ly one 'tlho had so pleasantly disturbed his 1 unch. The charmer, unaware of the counaotion she had caused, has probably had several evening telephone calls, unless he&dquarters' favorite warrant offic er hae decided discretion is the better part of valor. Squadron F W e ll, another class has come and the old one has gone, but Squadron F goes on and on. Pretty corney poetry, but true, nevertheless. A few of the boys had trouble with the Psychological Department but there were enough left to graduate. Inci a tip to the new class: Keep on the ball and fire better than your neighbor. We've got to eliminate a certain. percentage for ground range and for air to air firing, but if you do your best, you will make f .he grade. We need good gunners who car., shoot straight, and every opportunity will be given would-be gunners t o demonstrate their abilities. The safety of nine men, not to mention the gunner himself; depends on his str;:;;ighf shooting. Don't be discouraged if you have never shot a gun be fo're. Some of oul" greenest men, with a little training and practice, nave developed into accurate and steady shooter!': We'd like to devote tnis column, f .-om now on, to members of the student body. But it's up to you fellows to furnish the n ews. Poems, s ongs, barrack gossip, dirt 2bout your pals, or anything of interest in the way of pa.st experiences will be included and the names of the donors will be kept secret. Bring your material into the office and give it to the first sergeant or Corporal Delanev. our clerk. You don't need to bt! Walter Winchell's, or former newspapers c olumnists but we'd like to see a lot of students names in the rarget, 81d since it' s all in fun, what do :vou say, men ? This column wr8hes to offer anoi tory wave is the sextet from the AI t itude Training. Unit w! th a record of' 4 wins against no de feats. The complete standings are: Trainin& .. L T 4 0 0 R&dbirds 3 1 1 Quartermaster 3 2 0 Ordnance 2 1 1 Gunnermakers 2 2 0 69th 2 3 0 Conaries 1 2 0 Bluebirds 0 3 0 W:&di cs 0 3 AI though shrinking Tiolets a& 1'u as volley ball is c

( September 18, 1943 THE TYNDALL TARGET Page 9 JAX C. NINE TROUNCES TORNADOES, 9 .. I, 6I TARS. JACKSONVILLE CITY CHAMPS, JUDGED TO BE TOUGHEST TORNADO OPPONENT 0 F THE SEASON Teams to Meet Again At Gateway City Next Week-end perfection and grace of a Joe Cronin. The box score: SATURDAY'S GAilE AB R H c!' 4 2 2 Alexander, 1b el 0 1 Duaa.nce, l!' 5 0 0 Barcco, 2b 5 1 1 Karp1nd1, rf 5 2 1 Dul a ney, c 4 1 0 W1111e.as, 3b 5 1 0 1'11tkowsl<1, ss 5 0 1 2 2 1 40 9 7 4 0 1 Jackrel, ss s 0 0 Busby, 2b 4 0 1 Costigan, 1b 4 0 0 Didier, c 4 l 1 Donaway, lf 4 0 0 Anderson, 3b 2 0 0 Ellis, 2b 3 0 0 Flanegan, p 1 0 1 1 f* 2 0 0 31 1 4 0 Batted for Fl an e.g an in 3rd. SUNDAY' s R H cf 5 0 0 A l e x a n deri. 1b 4 1 0 Duaance, f 4 3 4 Barracco, 2b 4 0 0 Karpindi, rf 4 1 2 Dulaney, c 4 0 1 Williaas, 3b 4 1 1 w1 tlockefd Lef". 2. Listed below is the holder of the American record for the hammer throw. The other three guys don't know a hammer from a Stilson wrench. pick the right man. (a) pat Ryan. (b) Jim Thorpe. (c) Glenn Horf"is. (d) Harold L Ickes, 3 Three of these men are former welterweight boxing champ ions. Which one isn't? (a) .rrenry Armstf"ong. (b) Jimmy HcLarnin. (c) Baf"ney Ross. (d) Joe Gans. 4. if you look closely you will be able to pick from this list the top touchdown getter in college history. ;a) Red Gf"ange. (b) Tom Harmon. (c) Whizzer Yhite (d) f1'"a1ik f.{erriwelL. 5. All of these Dodger pitcners had his little idiocyncrasies. Which one was a hog caller? (a) Dazzy Vance. (b) Van LingLe }ftmgo. (c) SLoppy Thtl.f"ston. (d) pea Ridge Day 1. Lawson Little, pud gy Cali!and rrish saloonkeepers. ornia golrer, won t h e British and 4. Tom Harmon or the university A merican a mateur golr titles in or Michigan, scored more touch-1934 and 1935. Bobby Jones won downs than any other big time both championships in 1930 bu t college football back. failed to repeat t h e following 5. pea Ridge Day is the quaint year. character we had in mind. He was 2. Pat RYan, fabulous New york a big righthander f rom Tobacco cop, heaved the hamme r 189 Road and the world's c hampion hog six and a hal! inches, in 1913, the American recor.d. He cciUld throw his billy even rurther than that. 3. J oe Gans, who held the lightweight title rrom 1901 until 1908 never won the welterweight crown. He licked many welterweights in his heyday however, as well as a rair smattering or midd leweights, caller. or the country he came rrom. Every time he'd strike someon e out, he would let !ly with a hog call that would rattle the He pitc hed sev-8ral m onths for t h e Dodgers back in the Wilbert Robinson regime but Ilnally he burned out his voice and Robbie sent him back :;o t h e farm.


Page 10 SUB-DEPOT ANNIVERSARY Page 3) antes, technicians, engineers, adain1strative assistants and executives. The orf1cers, ex cepting those with service groups, air depot groups and the related training act1v1-t1esJ were commissioned mainly fro. responsible positions .rlth our l&rge peacet1ae corporations. For ins tpe com aand1ng officer of the 86th Sub-Depot at Tyndall Field, Major Lo'i"en A. Bryan, was call ed into active service from the Vultee Aircraft Corporation at Vultee Field, California. About the work the Air vice COIIBand 1s doing, the Sec retary of war has this to say: There is an army behind our a ray, working hand 1n hand with the armed forces to win this war. There are men and in this army, both young and old. There are grandmothers, and boys and girls of 17, and men who have been unable to enter the Al'llly9 Navy or Marine Corps. The uniform they wear is whatever best suits their work, at lathe or desk or bench or srl tchboard. But no 1118. t ter what their garb, whether it be overalls or aprons or business suits or slacks. and sweaters, they are all united in the cause of victory. This is _the .Hr Service COIIIand. T/F OFFICERS INAUGURATE MONTHLY WAR BONO RAFFLE Off1cers of Tyndall Field will furtber aid the War B bmd. The board of governors of the club pointed out that payment of tbe $1 to participate in the borxl rarfle is not compulsory. THE TYND WINS ATTENDANCE PRIZE Do rot h y \i. L o ft i n V i c ePresident of the 86th Sub-Depot Welfare Ass ociation i s shown award ing a $25 War Bond to Q. N. Thomasson of Supply. was the August winnerof a "box" drawing aponsor ed by the associatton. The award is grven l o one employe each month who has not been absent for any reason during the past 30 days. GET The Flaming Bomb A large number of men are still unaware t hat the company has a weekl y article in the Tyndall Tv.rget under the title of the "Flaming Bomb," and these fellows might also want to. read about the Ordnance. We would appreciate t h e other soldiers reminding them of this fact. The biggest change this week is in regards to the Ordnance Property Of fice having mo,ed into the Ammunition building. This w ill lead ot cooperation between the perof the OPO and Magv.zine Area. Now that women work in the Warehouse office, a decided chang

September 18, 1943 TI:JE TYND _.r. GET. Page 11 DO Y AINIJ)(WDZ80 By BOB HAWK 1. There are several slang ex pressions which use the names of foods-i.e., Bring home the bac don' t I hate the girl 'lllho Sl!t}'tJ She dbes and then decides lthe Won't. But the girl I lilce the best Of all and I knfJ'W you' 11 say I'm right I8 the girl who says I shoulm' t But just for }"'U I might. V.3 ,.1tlt''' ,,,, IJI / STUDY IN BROWN (THE INSPECTING-OFFICERS 01 L


Gunners of the Week 0 CPL. DAVIn S. WEATHERFORD Squadron A Although born in Missouri) and graduated from the Stillwell High School in KansasJ he calls Dallas) Tex. J his home town. While attending high schoolJ he was a member of the basketball and baseball teams. Enlistedin Dallas in oct.J i942 and was to Kelly Field. From Kelly he went to Sheppard Field for AM course and then to Inglewood) Cal.J for advanced AM course on B--25's. Was employed as stores cLerk by SouTheastern Greyhound Bus Lines prior to army enlistment. GUNNER OF THE CLASS PFC. LOUTS A. EIMER Squadron F C hosen as Gunner of the Week for his squadron last week_, Eimer completes his gunnery training here as top gunner of his class. Is 23 years old; a native of Waltham) Mass. Graduated from local high school in i938. Was employed as a senior inspector of ship construction in the we lding department. played football) hockey and baseball while attending high school. 0 PVT. HAROLD L. MOHNEY Squadron B Calls Three RiversJ Michigan) "home." Is 2i years old and attended high school in Three Rivers. Likes hunting and fishing. prior to army service was an apprentice tool and die maker at the Ford Trade School at Willow RunJ Mich. Entered the Army in Nov.J i942 at Fort Custer) Mich. Received basic at Sheppard Field and then went to Lowry for Advanced armament training. Arrived at Tyndall Field in February and has been an instructor ever since. PFC. WILLIAM C. DUDLEY Squadron C ------Entered AAF as an aviation cadet in AugustJ i942. Unable to qualify for pilot training) he was sent to replacement center at FresnoJ Cal. From there he went to Buckley and Lowry Fields for armament courses. Arrived at Tyndall August 8. I Calls Americus) Ga.J his home town. Attended high school in MaconJ Ga.J also completed two years at Georgia Southwestern College) for which school he played baseball and football. PVT. MITCHELL SHEDID Squadron D IS 23 years old and hails from Oklahoma CityJ Ok la. Enlisted in February) i943 and received basic training at Shep pard Field) Attended Oklahoma U. J where he majored in petrolEmm Engineering. While there he made quite a name for himself on the football squad. Won 3 letters and in his junior year won honorable mention on Liberty's All-American. Also received recognition on several Mid-West selections. Is married and last week observed hts wooden anniversary. 0 PFC. IRVING L. N IELSE N Squadron E A native of Greenville) Mich.J he has been in the Army since october) i942. At tended Greenville High School and upon graduation went to work for a bearing factory. Like most of his fellow students) he has completed the-armament course at Sheppard FieldJ Texas. Arrived at Tyndall early in July. Is i9 years old. 0


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