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Vol. 1 No. 33
SEYMOUR JOHNSON FIELD, N. C.
Post Dispatches 153
As Aviation Cadets
During Past Month
11110 field la doing Ko beet to
kaeo 'em ftplng.
And if the field Isn’t, H oerteinly
ton’t tbo feolt of the Avletlon
Cadet Board. To date this modth,
the board has dlmtdtied a total
of lU ma from thin field for avia*
tton cadet tratnlnc.
With Lt. James H. MoOlure as
department bead, T-8gt. George
BulUvan and 8ft. Hub^ Bradley
nrnrooe between 40 and tO air
eadet papers each week.
Cadet eandldatoe leavtag for
training this month were:
8gt. Robert L. Creel and Pfos.
Cornelius X. BelUnga and William
8-8gts. Robert P. Jaoquee and
8 Sgt. John Vddilk, Sgts. Robert
R. cover, Robert X«. Creel, Henry
P. Nastlck; Cpls. Clyde O. Browne,
Mariano Oalletta, X4^I«.Kingaley:
PfcB. Jamee W. Ashford, Alton- V.
Baker. Jr.. Joseph P. Barcsansky,
Seymour M. Bassen, Joseph R.
Behlmann, Cornelius X. BelUnga.
Alden *B. Biggs, Thomas G. Boos,
Paul Ik. Carpenter, James V. Chme-
Ilk. Theodore Costakes, Frederic X.
Danner, Jamee W. Davis, Richard
A. Douglas. FhlUp Felertag. Henry
K. G. nathmann. Robort C.
FUschdi, Jerome W. Pogle, Jr.,
James A. GaUlon. Pred«^ F.
Gansert. Henry J. Olcewlos, John O.
Glevenyak, Bernard R. Goldstein,
David J. Green, Lewis O. Green.
Awood A. Grlfflth. David li. Gnf*
fey, Donald D. Hanson. George J.
Hermestroff, Jr.. Julian B. Hlntoo,
Kenneth F. Hoetorman, John H.
Ignasmk, Henry N. Ivey, Robert B.
Jooes. Wmiam J. Kabatt, Robert
W. Kanawl, Prank M. Kinney, Jr.,
Bdward G. Klein. Eugene M. Kos>
einskl, RuaseU W. Inae, Raymond
J. LewandowsU, Carl K Lindquist,
LesUe M. Locker, Hershell O. Luna.
John M. xkeravlglla. ‘William A.
Meyer, Antbcmy Nader, Sdon J.
Perry. Robert J. Reed. Ernest O.
Rlsd, Homer F. Sassln, Vincent
(Continued On Page g)
Advanced In Rank
Gls» Like Everyone Elset To
Dig Down For Bond Money
Seymour Johnson Field aoldlen^
AAFT’s New CO Brings
Colorful Career to Post
Tbw naw comomnding oaaaral -pf lha. _ AAF Trainiag
Command—rlloj. Gan. Tlrtflnui a TTrititt wltH a
world of aspartaneB Mfarad Hitt, and is how dlractlng the
notion's entire program for the Iztdividool training ei all fly
ing and technical paraonnal ior History's graatasf'adr ormado.
A native Ohioan and Weet Polnta '
gn^uate, be has served to the Air
• Ck>rpt. or the earlier AvlaUoa Xae-
tton of the Signal Corps, to both
France and toe Catted States,
since 1917. Earlier in his military
career be served with the Infantry
In both Cuba and Clitoa.
Until assuming omnmaod of toe
new AAFTTC three weeks ago,
General Tount commanded, the
Army Air Forces Flykig Conunand
This was merged with toe AAF
TTC. Headquarters wlU ooothnie
toube Fort Worth, Tex.
in Troy, CMUo. on January
U. 1884, General Yount attended
Ohio Mte University for om
ymr before being appoints to the
UlUtary Academy from that state
to 19a. Upon graduation to 1907
bo commlsatooed a second
ttotttenant of Infantry.
General Tount was iwcnnoted to
the grade of first Ueutenant to
May. 1919, to captain In Septem
ber. 1918; to major (temporary)
to August. 1917 and to Ueutenant
oolooel (temporary) to August.
1918. He reverted to hls perma
nent rank of oaptaln on June SO,
1990 and was promoted to major
(St July 1, 1990. to Ueutenant
colonel to February* Ittl, to
oolooel in iM^rO, 1988, and to
brtgiwUer genmal (temporary)
to June. 1998. He was ap
pointed to the Chief of
Air Corps, with rank of brlgadlgr
general, on July 16, 1938, and was
promoted to major general (tem
porary) on October l, 1940.
To Cuba and China
Shortly after graduating from
Weet Point, General Tount saUed
lor Cuba, vmere be Jomed the 97th
Infantry at Camp Columbia in
BqptemDer, 1907, for duty with the
Army of Cuban Pacification. He
remised In Cuba until i^rU lOM,
when he returned to the States for
duto with his regiment at Fort
Bberld^ m, imtll February, 1919
aito with the tth Brigade. 9nd Divi
sion, at Tnaas city, Tex., until’
General Tovi^t was onlbred to
China In October. 1914, and assigned
ed to the 16th Infantry at Tient
sin. serving there until August,
1917, -when be was transferred to the
Corps for duty • with the
Aviation Section. Upon hls trahs- ^
tsr hs tetuniad to the U'nltdd'
am its, arirtvteg' at Kelly . F1 e ld«
for a Mtt period,.to S
dflSBadSjNr^ttb'iuMbl* 6f kSbary
iTbtoiiia Ob Pigs i>
are expected to participate la the
$16.000,OOOiOM Third War Loan
Drive, tt was rsvealed this week,
with announcement that St per
etoit of the enlisted persmmel Is
now partlclpsUng in bond pur
The figure was revealed after
President Roosevelt’s request t o
the nation to back the drive as a
way to encourage and Inspire the
men *‘wbo are t^er fire on a dos-
en fronts all overlhe world.”
The Third War Loan Diivb will
be the largest yet. undertaken. It is
scheduled to begin Sept. 9 tfoder
the slogan of ^'Back the Attack.”
The President said In a procla
mation that tt will give every
American "opportunity to express
voluntarily and under the guidance
of bis eoDsciencr, the extent to
which be will ‘Back the Attack.'
'As Commander-In-Chief, I here
by invoke every ottisen to give all
possible aid and suppi^ to this
lUTd War Lektt Brtve, ael dnly so
that odr finsitolaJ gw ntsy be
rsXdfkd. tMtto eneoqrags am ki*
spire those of our nusbsnds and
fathers and sons who are under
fire on a dosen fronts all
the world. It Is my earnest hope
that every American will realise
Ctoptaln wUUam J. Seevers,
Theater Officer, announced a
dunge in flicker timm at our
two Post show houses as of to
day- They are:
Theater No. 1—1600 and 1919
Theater Ko. 9—1746 and 9000.
that to buying War Bonds to this
third War Loan, be has an i^vor-
tunlty to express voluntarily and
under the guidance of hls con-
Bolence. the extent to which be will
‘Back the Attack.' ”
Five New Nurses
Report For Duty
Five additional nurses reported
to Se^our Jotmson Field this
month for duty, Lt., Maude Jbhn-
800. chief nurse, announced. Tbs
second lieutenants omm to tbl8
Btattpn from* AUaatte Otty.
Tbs new nunss an Lieutenants:
Minnie Emhowits, Brhtoton, Mass.-
Anne Nhns. Bromnolle, N. T.;
Betty McCIusky. Scraht^ Pa.;
Ruth RittmaiL Trontoo, N. J; and
Evelyn OhaycBuk, Irvington, N. J.
Advancement of 98 more Sey
mour Johnson FMd ^Mfieers was
announced tbls week through the
War. Department. Most of the pro-
moUans were effective July 90.
Three captains. Ellsworth Wor-
steU bhiller. Olsn W. McCollum,
and Russell B. R0, were, promoted
to major, uhlle IT tint lieutenants
were promoted to captain and 14
second lieutenants were moved up
to first lieutenants.
MsJ. Muller, of Tulsa, Okla.. was
a certified public aeoountatt in
civilian life. Be was commissioned
April 19, 1941, KoA had served In
the Navy from 1916 to 1919. He is
Flnanop Officer at this field.
MsJ. McCollum la frmn Wsyno-
ks, Okie., and was commissioned
a flnt Ueutenant on Feb. 9, 1989.
He Is a graduate of
Dental College, and serves to tflr
Doats: Ottloe here.
MsJ. Ray Is irdm Memphis.
Tenn., and came on setive dnty to .
May. 1941. '
The new esptatas are:
Leon.'A. Hendricks, Oohimbls, B.
C.; James Mullen, Gastonia, N. C.:
William L. Porter. Jetfersem City,
Mo.; John O. tthwn, Andover.
Man.: MltclmU M. Dor
chester, Mass.; Howard Davis. Sul
phur brings. Ark.: Mortis Geller,
Pittsfield, Maas.; Edmund M. La-
Prade, Glen AUen, Va.; Alfred J.
Hastliim, Chicago. HI.; August C.
Btimqulst, OakUu^, Neb.; Wll-
Itom South Bgremont, Mass.;
wTlUam J. Seevers, Brooklyn, N.
T.: Charles M, ^to. For^ Hills,
Long Island. N. T.; Richard C:
^Mflsld, Newton Lower FsllSk
Mass.; Samuel 8. TUrssky, Dor
chester, Mass.; Kenzmtb F. Valen
tine, Indianapolis, Ind.; Sydney H.
Gordon, Coral ' Gables, Fla.;
Charles W. Sandldge, Denver^
OOlo.; Mato A. OuikT, Cleveland,
The new first lieutenants are:
Howard HeUsbouser, Omaha,
Neb.; ' Lester Roeenbhim. Brook
lyn, N. T.; Vem E. HCrthy, Deo
Molnea, Is.; Chsrlso LsBArr, Peo
ria. HI.; Robert A. Garwood. Buf
falo. N. T.; Francis J. Orlfftth.
Broeklya. N. T.; Edward B Dee-
ry. Weschester, Pa: Elden F. Bek-
man. Santa Rosa, Cal.; Tbomaf B.
Hawktos, Wrtj^tsvUle Beach, N. C.
Albert W. H^ns, Bayonne. N. J.:
Charles K. Lacy,. iHkevlUe. Ky.:
Karl A. Nolttog, Maywood, tt.:
Robert C. Taylor, Portland. Ore.;
Joseph O. Wayner, Ohl^go, HI.
To Buy Your
Just 10 ds^ are left in wttrti
Seymour Jotmson field soldiers
msy obtain Government life to-
sursnee to a mmximmn, of $10900
without a physical enmliuiUoQ.
The waiver of an exanmatlco
will expire at mldnl^t. Aug. 10.
A check of casual^ lists show
a peretntage of mlUtaiy
personnel have no Oovemmrtit
Insurance, or only a few dollars
worth, Gen. army
Chief of Staff, announced r»>
situation Is extremdy
emhsrsBstng as tt totogs about
a ocmdttion where some diK
pendent to some community re
ceives substsntlsUy nxmthly to-
suranoe benefits and others re
ceive noCfatog or tasutflelent for
their ressoeabis requirements,”
the General said to a ststontoot
‘Ttopsodtots do not under
stand and the debartmant can-
faUsd to pdqeato tfwlr
aad tjtpejps to. the vajwf tpd
tot ‘ StoBMiBa oovanis.'*