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Cloudbuster. online resource (None) 1942-1945, March 13, 1943, Image 1

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Vol. 1—No. 25 U. S. Navy Pre-Flight School, Chapel Hill, N. C. Saturday, March 13, 1943 March of Time in Action THE FAMED CAMERA of the March of Time was focused on Pre- Flight activities here during the past week by this movie crew of five. The action camera of the well known monthly feature is cover ing the local Pre-Flight program for a film on the wartime training of American youth. Four of the quintet shown are servicemen who will be sent to combat areas of the world to make movies of actual battle scenes soon as they learn the March of Time technique of doing things. From left to right, the cameramen are Marine Private William Fitch, Marine Private John Hofman, Navy Pho(M)3c Ed Meyers (behind the camera), Army Air Force Sergeant Jack Steeley, and Phillipe De Lacey, March of Time director in charge of the crew. A fifth serviceman is with the crew but was doing darkroom work when this picture was taken. V-5 OflScers End Indoctrination Here Thirty-three of the officers have been assigned for duty at this sta- AUiao Promotes Lieutenants (jg) And Ensigns Twenty eight junior grade lieutenants and 16 ensigns were elevated to higher ranks during the past week with issuance of AlNav 37 by the Navy Depart ment. The much awaited for dispatch gave temporary promotions, eifec- tive March 1, to jg’s of the Line ^nd Staff who have been serving that rank prior to June 16, 1942, and to ensigns who have been on active duty continuously be fore April 1, 1942. The 28 Pre-Flight officers raised to the rank of full lieutenant are: Pierce 0. Brewer, head of pub lic relations; Mai'ion R. Brownlee, assistant, mass exercise; John t>ickson, platoon officer; A1 Davis, assistant, gym and tumbling; Wil liam R. Emmerling, assistant coach, hand-to-hand; Gerald R. Ford, Jr., special details, military depai-tment; Joseph A. Goeller, battalion officer; Kenneth A. Hashagen, assistant basketball Coach; Frank J. Haggerty, bat talion officer; Francis I. Holbrook, platoon officer; John E. Hollis, of- ficer-in-charge, military instruc tion; Forest H. Kendall, platoon officer; J, R. Kimbriel, battalion officer; Harvey B. Kirkland, pla toon officer; Harry L. Lawrence, battalion officer; Warren E. Lentz, assistant See PROMOTIONS, U Movie Schedule Mar. 13—Free movie at Village theatre, “Once Upon a Honey- *^oon” with Ginger Rogers and ^ary Grant. Feature starts at 1330, 1536, 1930 and 2126. Com- Plete show two hours, four min utes. Mar. 14—Free movie at Village theatre, “Juke Girl” with Ann ^^eridan and Ronald Regan. Complete show one hour, 58 min- Utes. The eighth V-5 officer indoc trination coui’se was concluded here this week sending 195 newly trained athletic coaches and aca demic instructors to various Pre- Flight Schools and naval bases throughout the country. tion. Among the well known sports figures who completed the course and have been assigned elsewhere See NEW OFFICERS, page U Navy Hall Opens As Recreation Spot for Cadets The new office building, which was officially opened this past week, will be known in the future as “Navy Hall.” Located adjacent to Stacy Dor mitory and on Country Club Road, this building is the headquarters for the Office of Public Relations, the Cloudbuster, and the Post Office. Two large rooms on the first floor are fitted out as a lounge, meeting place, and recreation room for the Cadets. There ai^e two large fire places, and the rooms are furnished with red, brown, and green leather upholstered chairs and divans. Table and floor lamps are conveniently located. Writing and game tables are part of the equipment. Here the Cadets may meet their friends and relatives, and relax in a comfortable club-like atmos phere. The stand of Colors of this Naval Station are kept in the main reception room, and directly in front of the entrance is hung the mural painting, created by Cadet Gene Aiello of the Thirteenth Bat talion, which typifies the physical training program of the U. S. Navy Pre-Flight Schools. The building is now open for use. Academic Hews Instructors Commissioned Three civilian instructors of the academic department — Edward Cameron, John Reynolds and J. G. Wall—will enter the next indoc trination course for new V-5 of ficers beginning here March 18. They will be ranked as lieutenants, junior grade. * * New Course Added Starting next Monday with the 18th Battalion, a new course en titled “Principles of Flying” will See ACADEMIC, page U •

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