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Vcl. 1 No. 25
SEYMOUR JOHNSON FIELD, N. C.
New Housing Project Units Open
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Play In New
A Non-commtsstoned Officers'
Club it under coottniction et the
comer of E aad First. It was
announced this week by Non-Com
President M-figt. George 8. Craft.
Craft said that additional mem
bers of the board of governors
would be elected June a at a 8:30
meeting In building 839. the 9th
Technical Schott Group Headquar
ters. Also elected at the meeting,
he said, will be a vice presldant.
Other members of the board are
M-8gts. Howard Bennett and
Charles Eggers. and First 8gt.
Membership Open Te All
The new club's membership will
be open to all non-coms. Under
a temporary plan, the Initiation
fee is g3.W and the dues 81 per
month. Attached non-coms will
be Invited to join during tbeir
auy at the field.
l^e Club will include a recrea
tion room, lounge, dance floor,
restaurajot facilities and soda
fountain. Detailed plans for the
interior of the dub were drawn
by M-Sgt. Joe Suter.
Present plans calls for dues to
be temporarily collected by a
member of the board of governors,
in building 839. All non-coms are
urged to apply for membership
t^Coptinued On Page O
For OC8, IS For
More men from Seymotw John
son Field left this week to attend
06C and Stagineering Cadet
courses. Among the OOS group was
By CPL. JOE BUTEBA
AlrH>Meeh Staff Writer
8-8gt. John Oest who was formerly 2^^^
u, U.» Jud»e Advoc««
Ail the men who left for Mtri- despondent about the whole thing.
fiauadrons. papers were prepared and filed
OI tlK troup th.t Wt. .Kht .Bit of hi. go
to OCS. whUe U wiU .ttond
Cadet cMirM ’ ^ntke raised a squawk
Wh. Left F« OCS
to his regular OI
ftS’ ?aould*^ reading: PvT^odwels-
D- Drake. ASN. 66433101, Notify
***^ton and Cpl. Sol Drake. Goldsboro, N. C. What
2^fiHS^dm?°rwwrfW rmAo* griped him most of all was this
“t? ® wasn’t his Idea in the
M-8gt.Jtty B. Yomi^, 8-^. flygt pi^ge. and. further more, be
»>««“ drafted. The fact that
T. Rasmusmn, 8-^. L ! fellows called him a ‘'yardbird”
TennysOT. Sgt. E^b H. ^irley. rnade him mad, because what be
Sgt. ChaW« c. (fontos, Sgt. Jackipesuy ^^as was a farmyard Duck.
M. Danowits and Pfc. Herbert Ed-!AU and all, he thought he was
"'1?- . ^ . _ getting 'fowl play" and it wasn't
T-Sgt. Edward L. Jewett, T-Sgt. justfolr ■ ^
Vernon P. Van Meir S-8gt BUc&y One Dinner Lost
H. Christopher. Sgt. Robert Y. The story behind all this ts
Jones. Sgt. Floyd E. McCune. Sgt. One night Sgt. Pat Mensl was
Edward A. Meikonian. Sgt. Richard given a duck by another Sergeant,
H. Amsiere. Sgt. Harvey H. Hoff-' a-hicb the latter bought in Qolds-
man and Cpl. Stephen Sabo. I (Continued On Page ev
On* hundrad ond aighty
units of tba govammant'a War
Housing projact adjacant to
Saymour . Johnson Air Field
vrara made ready for- occu
pancy this weak, it was an
nounced by officiols. The an
nouncement marks the first
major step to alleviate over
crowded housing conditions in
The project is primarily for
civilion personnel of Seymour.
Johnson, but the Civilian Per
sonnel Office announced that
Officers and Enlisted Men
would receive consideration
when civilion priority lists
The proje^ consists of 65D
brick dwelling units; 300 two-
^m efficiency oportments
are completely furnished, ex
cept for linens, cooking uten
sils. dishes ond . silverware.
The other SSO apartments,
which are three and four
romhs. hove cooking 'ranges,
sink and laundry tfOT. ice re
frigerator. . utilijky cabinet ond
hot water tank.
"In these units," officials
sold, "occupants will have to
furnish the other ' furniture.
Lights and water are ^mish-
ed in .all the units."
Two IssiBJ Mfem
The Civilian Personnel Of
fice sicdd the efficiency units
would rent for $24.SO and the
larger apartments for I2S.S0
Under construction by the
HSB & FJ Construction Cost-
pony, the prgjoct is supervis- '
ed by. the, Federal Public
Housing Authotity. The
F P H A's representative is
Charles J. Ahern.
The buildings will be rent
ed by the Eastern Carolino
Regional Housing authority,
under management of N. £.
In addition to the dwelling
units, olso under construction
is a Community Building
which is approximately 50
per cent complete.
Key civilian personnel on
the field will 1m given firA
Hey, Bud! You Got $35,000?:
Field’s GIs SheU Out $40,000
Toward P-40’s Purchase Price
If anj'onr has 835.000 which
the.? would like to Invest in war
bonds wnd stamps, the Air-O-
Mech would like to see Uiem.
Smuld there be the slightest
difficulty in connection with their
appearing at the Alr-0-B4ech of
fice. no^ the Atr-O-Mech The
office—lock, stock and typewriters
•«-wUt be rii^t over.
(An ihls comes about because
Beynuwr Johnson Field needs
shout IK.060 to complete the pur-
ehsae ol glB^DgO in war
and bonds rnruiiti to buy a P-W.
The drive, which started May 1.
closed the month with two pay
days behind it and more than
$40,000 in the kitty toward the
purchase price of a Klttyhawk
fighter. GIs the length and
breadth of the field dug deep into
the pockets of their wotrfens.
khakis and fatigues to make tip
the sum. ...
Many were ae- gM of -tibe.
fto buy stamps ho^dSv
that several times during psydsfs,
the Alr-O-hfoch ran oat Of stam^
and IwndEs ahd bpd to rusk than
to various squadrons. Pay day
this mc»th was no exception.
With 135.000 xtUl to go. how
ever, plans to halt the drive June
1 have been discarded. In hopes
of by some miracle achieving the
goal, the drive or sale wUl con
tinue through, another payday.
. niree highest squadrons on the
field In. purchase to date were the
SOSnd with approximately 83400;
Headquarters dt Hea^uarters,
'mOh Approximately 81800, and the
mrd with ^prorinuUely $1700 M
Judge Advocate Warns
Against Pass Changes
Seymour Johnson Field person
nel heard a warning this week
from Capt. Edgar Mlnnlch, Post
Judge Advocate, that misuse of any
official pass, permit or furlough is
a serious offense.
Capt. Mlnnlch said misuse under
a federal statute is a crime punish
able by a fine of 83,000 or Im
prisonment of five years, or both,
for anyone, whether a civilian or
‘Ihe federal regulation partieu-
larV ptfiblbits do^ any of the
1—FUfing in any •
pass or furlough without aiUhorlty
to do so.
3— Changing any pads
lougb In any,way. *■”'
1—Signing thd. name of anyono
else to a paas or a furlough.
4— Using a paas or a furlou^
issued to someone else.
8 — Carry aomeono else'a pass
or furlough with mteht to use It.
6 — Carry' with Intent to use,
any pass or furlough, changed by
7 — Permit anyme else to use
your pass m furlough.
Soldiers who violate the statute,
aald Capt. Minnich. will be at^
jeot to a court • martial nndar
Artlelo of War 96. and may he
triad by a General Court MeraeL