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FROM THE CLRSSROO
TO THE L/NE
folia* 1 Mo. 13
arao« jorneow roai), w.c.
APRIL 3, 1943
PROMOTIONS OF ENLISTED MEN ARE ANNOUNCED
TO ALL AM ORADS
PRIOR TO SHIPMENT
All AM gr*duat«s of thli aebool
will b« promotod to eorporol prior
to ahipMnt to other atotiOM or
factory aehoola to purauo an Adrano*
Course, Roadquarters announced this
Pronotion will be aade not
sooner than two deys before depart
To prevent proaotion of un
qualified enlisted men, all Coeaand-
Inc Officers of Teohnieal School
croups are ordered to red-line any
Craduetes, who are unsuitable mater
ial for PoneComissioned Officer *a
ratine because of onviction by
court martial; disciplinary action
under 104th Article of W, or pos
sessing e character or record that
does not warrant a rating as a Non-
It was announced in the MR-0
WGCH March 6 that all alrplan. iaeeh>
anic students were promoted to ^ i-
vatea First Class, effeetiv. .tireh
1. The .Tar Department had also is
sued a directive at that time stat
ing that only AM grads going to
Specialist schools would be made
Johnson Field Men **Toughen Up**
A late change In the Johnson
Field radio e^hedvle has been au-i
nounced by the Radio Section of
the Special Service Section.
nie Variety Show which has
been a Mednesday night feature ,
broadcasted from the Post Servioe
Club will be switched to Monday
at 1930 starting April 5. The
quiz program regularly heard at
that time Monday will be conduct
ed Wednesday at 1930. The pro
grams are broadcasted over the
NEW SnMM PIMIAM
PLAIMEB FOI SQUADMMS
Letttr to ‘PriYite 1120550’ Dees Net Stamp Field
Pest Oflist Long; ReeipieNt Feud m 20 MieHtss
It's "up and over" ever-so-sprlghtly aa these caliatheniate take
another hurdle on the Obstacle Course ri^.t in thair stride! Pictured
here is a group of men going over a fence hurdle, one of many unique
obstacles provided to help sen at this post toughen up in readiness
for eosqslete preparedness when they finish training and go out to
fi^t for Uncle San and Freedom.
Red Cress Drive Eids
$1,500 Short Of Got!
The American Red Cross War
Fund Drlva easm officially to a halt
at ^aymour Johnson Field Wadnasday,
Donations totaled 0S,SOO, which is
01,600 short of the goal sat at 010,
000 for this Field.
Ur. iidmund H. Bvans, field di
rector, said there ware several or
ganisations who had not yet turned
in their contributions. Ha estima
ted the approximately 0500 might be
turned in yet to bring the total
donationa up to 09,000.
•me "Red Cross Drive" page 3
A letter addressed to "Private
1120660,* Seymour Johnson Field,
AAFT Schools. North Carolina,” did
not at'nq> Captain Roy J, Brown's
Postal Directory Servioe Staff long.
The fact that suoh a letter
had been received was run In the
Dally Bulletin - to no avail - be
fore the letter was pAaeed in Capt.
The letter was dated Uareh 2,
1949 and pos'taarked Harvard, Maas.
So ^o Postal Officer had his staff
search the Special Order files for
February and March, ^ithin 20 min
utes, the army serial maber, 1120-
660 had bean looatad and found to
belong to a Pvt. Franoia lUnot, Jr»,
sho had been tranafarrad to an ATiv
Air forces Flying Training Comsand
detachment in New Toric.
Pvt. Minot's letter is on Ite
way to lew York.
Thie le Just additional proof
of the excellent postal directory
aeetion Capt. Brown ,has eatabllehed
at Saymour •tehnson ^ield. Since
the activation of the Station Post
Office ^uguat 1, 1942, there Have
been no losses of insured or regis
tered items, the total of whAAh runs
well into the thousandc.
Capt. Brown explained that
three by five locator cards ara pre
pared on all personnel on the day cf
arrival. Any subsaquant change of
atatus is noted thereon, and the
files are accurately kept up to data
\fy use of special orders and morning
reports. Tills enables the directory
eeotioa to render prompt service on
the large volume bf miscellaneous
mail reoeivsd at this Station daily.
See "Private U20?50" Page 3
po, re, mi,*..then aint boide,
thNi's enlisted personnel trying
their vocal chords thesa daya
in bast (*.I* style.
The Post Music Section of the
Special Serviea Section tails weak
inaugurated a plan by which each
squadron raceivad instruction and
laaderahip in song by Lt. 6. S. Bur
ris and tha Post Bsnd. Piva squad
rons will be visited each week until
each organisation has received di-
Sae "dinging Squadrons" page 3
To ‘Eariy Bird’ G. I.
Air-O-Moeli OHort Priit
The WAACs are coming to Saymoir
Johnaon Field. Nhent The moet de-
fihlte information AIR^-MBCB waa
abla to gat waa "in a SMntai or ao."
But they sire oaadng.
In fact, the AIR-O-MBCH le so
eonvineed they're on their way.that
it ie offering a carton of your fa^
orita oigarattes to tha first O.I.
taio has a "ligitijsate" date with a
WAAC, stationed here.
By "Ilgltimate" we mean the
soldier jiust make the engagement be*
forehand and call for a member of
the ifoman'e Amy Auxiliary Cerpa at
her plaea of residence and then
"take her out."
fsrtoMsi of 01^, 1011,
Iftli School Groips, 12th
Seymour Johnson Field, went
"Stripe Happy", taien privat*a,oorp-
orala and sergeants advanced one
step along the "Chevron Path*"
The following promotions, eff
ective March ^h, were announced by
the 9th, lObh and Uth TatamiealWi
ool Gre tna and by the I2tb Mess Op*
ID MASTT^R rgtGSANTi T/Sgte. tugeitaC
Short,J''‘'n W. Bell and Ut/Sgbe. J.
J. Bel George S. Craft and Rob
ert H. 11.
TO TBCH?:iGAL SEROSANTi Of tha 39th
Mess Sqoflufron, s/Sgte.Cox, Chicelno
and Wolfaj of the 41st Mess Squad
ron, S/Sgt*Jemes H. Staaq>er; of the
40th Hess Squadron, S/Sgt.Donald N*
HoIass; S/S^s. Snyder and Cross of
the 36th Tbch School Sq.; and S/Sgt
Peter A. Dalton of the 796th Tech.
TO STAFF SERtSAWT; Sgt. Mev" G.
Hagadide of the 791at Tech Sch £q.;
Srt* Williaa J* Tychonilvieh of t
36th Tech. Sch* Sq*; Sgt. Paul b*
Sas^aoR of the Hq. 4 Hq. Det*; of
the 41st Mees Squadron, Sgto. Brit
ton, Everts, Keeny, Gunnin and Klt-
tel; of the 40th Mees Squadron,
Sgta. Duncan and Cralgpoiles; of tha
39th Mess Squadron, Sgt. Thomas
Kiser; Sgt. Melvin Peterson of Hq.
& Hq Det. Uth Tech. Sch. Gp.; Sgt*
Roger F. Barklow, of the 801st Tech
Sch Sq.; Sgt. Horry L. Beck of the
802nd Tech Sch. Sq.; Sgte. Curley,
and Hall of the 797th Tech Sch. Sq*
AAF; Sgt. Earl F. Hart of the 793rd
Tech Sch Sq. AAF*; and Sgt. Alfired
R. Tomaseetti of the 794th Tetai Sch
TO SERGEANT; Of the 7>7th Tech Sch.
Sq AAF, Corporals Arduino, Kisnast,
Lodes, and Underwood; of Hq* & Hq
Det, lOtb T.S.G*, Chorals Arthur
D. Dunn and Charles E. Kennedy; of
the 793rd Tech Sch Sq AAF, Corpor
als Burkland, Co**rigan, Slias, Roy
al, Sanehioni, mod Stewart; and
Corporala Haha, Murphy, Porgorteleki
and Reid of the ?94th Tech* Sch*Sq*
AAF; of Hq & Hq Det Uth Tech Sch
Gp*, Carp«rala Albert J* Liooureux
See "Promoted " page 3
UTEn WOILD wii c NEWS
4AIMED lY INFORi *r
Daily release of the "Ini ner”,
a thorough-going 1,000-word e
of the day's War news in briei as
inaugurated here Wednesday, IL h
This single aheet of news, nirne^
graphed tc peimit speedy reprodbo-
tion and delivery to neWe-hungry
Gle, Is a technical write-up of
military news from all frontd*
See "Informer" page 3
See "Early Bird" page 3
‘ROOM SERVICE,’ ILS.0. GAMP SHOW PLAYS JOHNSON FIELD APRIL 0 AM ft AT THEATER 1.