North Carolina Newspapers

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U4.0. Camp Show to Play
Two PerformaMcs Hara
Saymoar Jabiaoi Fiald to Nava Siigiif, Marcbia;
laid, 150 Piocas Straay; Part af Mim Prasram
Soymmir Johnaon Pi«ld will hava
a aarehlnc band 150 piaoaa
atrong la eonjxmetloa with the now
ouaio pregran plaanad for thla poat*
tha Spaolal Sarrlea Saction announoad
thla waak«
Lt. Oaorga S« Burrla, raoantly
aaaigaad to tha Spaolal Senrioa Sac^
tlon la Buparrlalng tha axtanaiva
aualc program*
Tha anlargamant of tKe Poat
band, which la now eonpoaad of 47
piaoaa, will inoluda davalopmant of
▼oeal trloa, quartata and glda ’eluba
aa wall aa Tarioua klnda of Inatru-
mantal groupa, larga and amall, to
parform on and off tha poat*
Tha new aualc program will not
atop with tha band, but will ba ax>
tended in all G« I. aetivltlaa.!lora
alnglng will taka place within tha
aquadrona, nuaie will be played in
Maaa Halla during chow* Lt. Burria
aald that prorlalona for more and
batter ainging by troopa while mar
ching ware being made.
Extanaive radio programs, both
nualcal and dramatical, aainating
from the Pialo are being planned.
New Sada FoHatiia Opaas
la Service Clab Cafeteria
A new liquid oarbonated aoda
fountain ma ptit into operation
Wadneeday afterorm at the Service
C3.nb*a cafeteria*
First enlisted mar. to purchase
an ice ereea soda was Pvt* Aloysius
S* Jablcmsky (correct), of the795th
Tech* Sch. Squadron* Gushing wi^
enthusiasB over the virtues of the
DSC soda fountain, Aloysius ferrenV
ly told ons of ths ssrviosdhb host-
sssss hs was iassnssly satisfied
See '*.*>oda Fountain", Page 3
Watth TIwm Niiim:
Seymour Johnaon Field nuraea
would have put Adrian of Hollywood
to ahame thie waek when they put
aside their thermonetera for tewing
needlea and aeiaaors to faahion the
latest thing in ourtaina for their
new Recreation Hall* In feet, tho
eurtain-aaking feat was to succesa-
ful that ^e 'iraea plan to make
drapes for th«ir living quarters
toon, according to Lt* Jaude Johnaoa
The Recreation !{b11, located
in the nurees quarters now boasts a
lounge room, dance floor, juke box
and soft drink maohinee. To keep
the nurees on their toes sooially,
rug cuttin* lessons beganthis week*
Two ofxxcere left Seymour John
eon Field recently for AAF PreFlighb
(pilot) eebool at HaaisU FisId,Als.
for ths purpose of pursuing ths pi
lot training oourss there*
They wars Lte. Harry J* Aloora
See "Aviation*” Page 3
Proudly wearing a pair of sil
ver wings, Sgt* Woodrow Thomae ar
rived Inst week at Seymour Johnson
Field to pursue' the A* If* course
An aeeompUahed aerial gunneq
so ff>od, in faet,he was an instruct
or of gunnery at Ft* Ueyere, Sgt*
Thcmae ie anxious to om^lete the
aeehanies course so ae to get”over-
eeae ae soon ae ie humanly psalbleY
A 23*FV&r-old native Floridian
the lanky buck sergeant enlisted
into the Ar^y in Sept* 19A0 in Elk
ina, West 7a., where he had been a
Hoping to become an all-around
erew-ehief when he graduatee the a.
a* course, Elkins desires immediate
cumbet action, eapeoially against
Sea "Aerial Gunner," Page 3
Soldier Sosg Writers Os
Poet Offered OpportinHy
0. I. song writers at Gaymour
Johnson yield now have the opijortui^
ity to rise to fame end for.tuno thru
a plan to have soldior-writton son/js
dietributed and brought to the ettem
tion of publishers worked out by tte
!IU8ic Section, Special Service .div
ision, in collaboration with Army
See "Song," Page 3
BmvmimmmI Him 8iIi
State-wide publicity waa giwn
this week to the methods of student
goverment utilised at Seymour
eon Field since last November*
Formulated by the Army Air
Foreev Technical Training Oomand,
student goverrment on thie field
has foiuid ready reeponso and coop -
oration on the part of the oeibryc
Placing the responsibility of
goverTwieni squarely on the should
ers of every etudent-eoldler, the
See "student," Page 3
New Coirvc in ObMrver
Training Now Offered
A new eourae of observer trails
Ing is now available to a limited
mudber of enlisted men end warrant
officers of the Army Air Forces who
can qualify and be accepted for att
endance at an officer candidate e^
hool, the Army Air Forces has enn^
The course includes 12 wei^a
of training leading to a coamiselon
at an 0*C*S* of the Army Ground
Forces* After eomniesioning, gradu
ates receive ten weeks of officer
training in grade at the Observatloi
Aviation School, Brooks Field, TSx*
Sueceesful completion of this trai
ning leads to the aeronautical rat
ing of Observer and an aaalgnMfc
to the Observation Squadron of tho
Amy Air Forcea*
See "Course," pa7« s
The werld*B greatest living mag-
ieion, BtACKSTONI, will appear in
person at Seymour Johnson Field,Se^
urday, Feb* 27
With e large contpeny of talent
ed assistants, mostly vivacious fe
males, BIAClSTOlfE will ploy at two
shows, one at 1900 and the other at
The show, which will be pree-
ented at Theatre 1, promiees to be
one of the best presented by USO-
Comp Shows at this post. (Ntost se
ances, spirit writing and experi -
ments in the occult will be indulged
in. Such world famed illusions as
"The Girl and the Tree," "The Olrl
and the Bush," "The rater Fountain,"
"The enchanted Garden, "The Girl tm
the Trapeto," and many others will
be presented.
?rone of his exhibitions will be
worked with mirrors, BLACKST0N5 em-
cihatieally stated. Nor does he re
quire trapdoore to be cut in the
stages on which he performs. If he
did require such cutting, it is
afraid he wouldn't find oqy G. I*'a
willing to work on the detail with
the Guard Rouse staring them in the
In addition to the magician,t)m
See "Camp Show," page 3
When the Dnlted States Air Corps
has the misfortune of wtrecking a
plane, a financial loot ie marked
in ths books, but not a total lost*
Moat of the oten of this field
have noticed wrecked planee at var
ious places at Seymour Johnaon Fid*
These planee have come from all
parte of the country, with the big-
er percentage from fielde located
in the eaat*
Whan they arrive here,they are
unloaded from the train by Sub-Dep
ot* (eoaetimee they arrive by truclO
Then are tuzTMd over to the men wto
work under Master Sergeant Ralph
Keene* Tlwee men, all ejqperieneed
aircraft meehaniea, diomatdle the
ships and repair the weeked parte*
If a plane ie wrmcked to badly,
they remove the parte that remain
Intact and bum them over to the
schools from which A.M* students
learn practical mork*
But thie job ie not near aa
easy ae it eoundB,einee oany parte
of these wrecked planee are burled
See "Memo" Page 3
AIR^MECH INTERVIEWS RAYMOND I Games for Post Bisketbail Ghampioisliip Got DiJorway
Pour fMt tmllf uid T.r7 duic.
i. Sajaoni Piero., of tho porter'.
•t*tt of PI (let's b. fo™.!, n.ld
Exohjui,.) no. 1.
Reiieond, uho 1. a. black m
the ooal h. puts into the .ton. of
the weehan,*, is the
cl.M»p-njp.r idio lik.., as h.
.11 Midlers,
-ftit; h. uolaljMd axelu.inlj'
to Ali..O-ltoeh this uMk, -There's a
3ae "Hayaond." Pa,a S
With the current bMketb.ll
aehadule eoopl.tM, the Kliminetion
Tourney cue into it. eun at th.
Sport. Aron.,Fridaj night, whu six
nuKlrona battled fiemly. Making
to nelntain the pririlags of furth
er play in this niee-Md out affaln
So*. tmnty-tM qulntMs han uno-
unoM their to pwtieip.t. li
the PoM - SwMn playoff., which
will enotually dwb.r*ios tha
*Chiyi|»* of Saynour ilohiuon Field.
The crean of both leaguae will
be pitted egUnet ewh other, a
ipeetael* long awaited by the aan
haakatball enthuciMt*. It ie eq).
ected that prcMut leadara will t*M
roughly should othur aquadrona eonU
inua their preMnt rat* of laprnre
Seeded nueber on. wd nabw
two, due to their high eCibr. of
play during the pMt esBaign. 7n
ud 797th hen bMn plSId% tta
eapart. to ant in the titla-dseld.
See "Basketball," page 6

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