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FPaM TH£ CLPSSPOOM.... TO TMC LiN£....
VOL. I Mo. 20
SEYMOUR JOHMSON FIELD. N.C.
Max 8, 1943
FIELD-WIDE PROMOTIONS OF EM ANNOUNCED
Sales Of War Stamps and Bonds Zoom On Field
During First Week Of Gigantic Drive To Raise $7SjOOO
POST QUIZ PROeRAM
8«yn'^r Jofanaon Fi«li c.I.t
nsm sooe |1A«000 richer la w%r
•taapa and bond* aftar tha flrat
flTa 4ags at th# AIR-O-MBCH drlra
to sail $75«000( tha prica of a P •
40 puraalt plana, la aar stampa.
flia sreatar potion of the ftl4,
000 rapraaant* purchaaot by anllftort
man aad ergaaltation eomandars. Qv
llBtad aan «aro nat telieltad. but
voluntarily aatarad tha campaign. At
tha tiaa 'want to prasa
Tuoaday night, m diraet aolicltat-
lona had baaa medp to Officefs and
civilian paraonnai. Sofora June 1,
however, each offtear and civilian
will ba glvan tha ehanca to taka an
aetlva port in the drive.
Tha eoRpalgs officially opened
April 50 whan Colonel Donald n.
Smith, Coraaending Officer, paatad a
war otanp on the note of tha mock
P*40, araetad alongalda of tha AIH-
-C-IBCH office at Building T-30.Tha
Coflnaadiag Off!ear'a staff was pra-
•ent. yajor J.B. *-furr, special sar
vice officer, announced that the
purpeaa of the drive wee to raise
#75,000, which is tiie price of a
pursuit plena. The Post '3a)id played
under the direction of .Varrant Of -
ficer Fraenan P.ussell,
To date, Maori.iuartor8 anrt Heari-
quarters .S.uedron leads all other
organizations in stamp purchases
with a total sales of 81757.25. 0-
thar squadron sales includai
88th T.S.?., 51400} •■’.SSrrt nir
Baca, 51375; O02nd T.S.S., $603. 25,
801st T.S.S., $763.25; 796th T.S.S.
See WAS STAia S Pa^e 3
•isAm Is PX MsrsI
•mM Is ExtssM
Ts IHMb Of Msy
Ttai deadline for entries in
the eonteet for airale for the Uain
Peet iMhaiige Store has been exten
ded fM April 28 to May 15, Capt.
David A. teperatone, exchange offi
cer, annoweed thie week.
Capt. Saperetone aald that AO
murals had been turned in, and that
fiber boarde for 30 more are avail
Subject of the entries oay be
any one consistert with morale up
lift, such as would not be of a con-
troreraial nature,political, racial
nor volgar* Simplicity and humor,
rather than symbolisn should be the
keyopte. Color, expression,fflood,are
dspendsnt on the coapstitors.
See PJl. Page 3
Report For Duty
First rej rosentative of h
Women's auxiliary Army Cor^s deta
chment, Third Officer iJetty L.Tree-
man reported for duty Mojidiy at this
station of the army Air Forces Tech
niccil Training Con and. In Ctvilii*n
life. Third Officer Treeman was em**
ployed by Mrs. Doris Duke Cromwell
at Duke Fams, Somerville, N. J.
The daughter of Mrs. Anna Rod
in, 403A W'bstninlster avenue, Phil-
See ViVJkCS Page 3
SWtTCH OFFL.SWtreil OH!
The weekly Radio Quiz Program
which is ^onsered by the Rsdio Dlvu
is ion has drawn up a real "mean"
bunch of rules which will make the
programs more colorful and much to
ugher for the contestants. Accordii^
to AIR-O-MECH, the questions asked
will be harder aixl penalties will la
given for answers that are to far
fetched from the correct answer. A
high stool will be present for the
"unlucky" persons i^o fail to ans
wer the questions. A "dunce" hat
will be worn until he or she can re
See lOST ^UIZ I age 3
Since tomorrow — Sunlay — is
Mother's Day, this issue of the
Air-O-Mach is dedicated in honor
of the Mothers of the Men on Sey
mour Johnson Field.
pay tribute to all Mothers
everywfhere, and especially to you r
Mother -- no doubt the most wonder
ful Mother in the world.
Tfithout such Mothers we would
not be fighting for tha things «m
hold most dear, includir^ thra.
So that your Mother may get
a better idea of Seymour John
son Field, the Alrmmech urges
that you take this issue and mail*
it to her. She will enjoy the pic
tures, and you may care to tall
her where in it she may find news
of your squadron or activity
You may mail it for only a
cent and one-half stao^.
C0*JTACTJ This ship, a mock P-40, taade a good take-off last Friday when the war stamp drive,sponsor-
•8 by the AIR-OHIECH, te raite 575,000, the amount necessr.ry to purchase s pursuit plane, got underway.
After ^Ive days of the drivs, $14,000 in stamps and bonds were sold. This represents nearly one-fifth of
the total cost o.f a pursuit plane. Pvt. P. •!. .'ard, at the prop, and Cpl. Joe Sutera, cllobine into the
cock-pit. Doth rtembers of the AIR-O-MECH staff, are shown helping the plane to get underway on its flirht
to collect the $75,000 by June 1. / £.
Sebool Groipt, SISrd
Air Biss, 913th Giird,
lid Hfi. AdYiBce Mm
Fraution. of Enli.t.d U.n of
S.3mour Johnson Fiald as announosd
this wssk by ths War Dspartnant iit-
cludsd thrss tschnlcal sorgaants to
John A. Flslds, Richard B.Tait
and Robart C. HUahainsr.
Othar proootiona war.: to 1st
aerKaanti Carl C. Didtay, Jr., Paul
TO Tsch Sergsant;
Wllllau E. Graffiu'a, Uanflaid J
Freasey, Raymond A. Uurdaugh, Jamsa
L. Uerldath, Roy P. Prsaaian, Jr., La
onard K. Bartoa; Edward W. Portnsy,
Edgar W. Facelay, Lyla R. Ffladarar,
WiUlan F. Bowan, Floyd B. Bowaraan,
Andrew S. Ohajman; Uarahall R. Da.-
snport, Arthur 0. Flak, Jaroiss J.
Dritaj Wiilla* A. Ganarkaj Milan F.
Roman and Fred K. Stasban.
Bromley to I/sgt
Curtis V. Broaaey, Roger F.Bar-
klow, Dayld H. KilUaras, Jamas V.
TO staff Sargeanl:
Thomas B. Barry, Jwes A. Farr,
Frank A. Fittgarald, Laurant Fortin,
Harbart S. HerL.nds, Walter C. Kin-
ehaloa, alva J, Salsburay, Bruce F,
Tbmplin, Edgar R. Burkland, Ekiural
ft. Fitzgerald, Thomaa F. Flaherty,
Bernard Friadenbarg, N. J. Hurmel,
William A. Morrison, David Sobol,
Lawrence H. Nhittanors, Curtia F.
Garrard, John B. Antczak, William A
Olah, Richard F. Kolford, J.inaa T.
Kingard, Walter H. Jordan.
Kneatrlct to Staff
George H. Knsstrict, Robart W
Ball, Jr,, Vincent J. Cutrona, Cyril
W. Gallagher, Thomas 0. Udiaster,
Robert J. Green, Alden U. Stroud,
Newell E. Hearn, John A. Gray, Ray
mond B. Boeaenberg, Louie B. Ulary,
Glenn E. Graer, Allan 0. Riihinen,
Robert E. Hughes, Kaliaca L. Deli-
laont, Charles E. Dean.
DAVIS TO S/SCT
Charles L. Davis, Darrell D.
McOomao, Matthew Stephens, Clifford
T. Wood, Alfred J. Gayo, Howard B.
See ADVAK® lags 3
Johnson Field 6. l.’i
To See “Arsenic And
Old Lace”, May 14, 15
V>ith an array of top-notch oiovie,
stare and radio stars playing in
one of Broadway's resounding smash
hits, the fabulously successful
stage comedy, ARSENIC AND OLD LACE,
will be presenteA by USO-CAMT SHaiS
At Seymour Johnson Field on May 14-
15 with shows starting at 1930 on
the 14th and 13OO and 1900 o'clock
on the 15th. All shows will be held
at theatre No 1.
Written by Joseph Xesserlriug
and produced by Howard Lloday aad
Pussel Crouse, ARSENIC AND OLD UCE
has regaled thousands of thoatre
goers in all the large oitias of
the country where tha several tour
ing companies of the show havo play^
See OW LA(S Fags 3