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Vol. 1 No. 35
SEYMOUR JOHNSON FIELD, N. C.
Goils... Gams... Gaiety... Gosh!
Field’s Personnel To Be Reinterviewed
A elaefllflC4ttm' and aaelg^ent
tMm from Firet DUtrlct
quextore wirlved here
benn aaetottng the OUeelfl-
cetko «nce to re-atervlew^ end
' further cUeelfyla* Officere
and BnUsted Men of sieymour Jobn-
^me teem ie heeded by Cept.
Kdwerd L Stroagto. Be Is ecoom*
MOied by six enlleted men.
will work In codJudcUod with lit.
jDooeld Frank end lit. Jack W.
Tinkle. Acting ClessUicetlon end
Auietant Clemlfleetioa Officer re*
“Our mein purpose hi
viewing Officers end Enlist^
men." said Cept. Strongto. “is to
make sure that the quaUfieeUra
ekrd of each individual Is truly
repreamtattve of the slraiflcent
miutary eiM dvUlen tralx^ pos-
oranTd by that men. In this way
the Army can auccessfJiUy •pl^e
each men-wbere be can make lus
eonttdbgtfon to Ite war ef«
peter mine Werfc
Aeoordlag to a dlraeUve from
First DisfeRct Headquarters, all
assigned personnel, both comml£*-
and enlist^, will, be rein-
terviewed under the ImmjBdete su
pervision of the classlfidatton of
ficer at least once eve^ three
months to verify curreotly held
Billltary specialues or to determine
the fuatifintlon for the aaslgnment
of new sp^altles.
Ibe Headquarters has ordered a
*‘«ODUnuoua claselflcatlon and as
signment survey of all assigned
rnmniisr***^ sm enlisted person
nel.’’ and gives as the reacon “the
fuUest utllaatlon of available skills
In the armed forces Is a problem
of paramount importance in view
of current abortara In specialised
fields tax both military and Indus-
Capt. Stroogln explahid that the
assi^imeiit team, augmented by
enlisted men from the Claxslfica-
tlor Office, will go Into the field
to interview “men while thm are
worldag. thus giving us a chance
to observe the man at work as
wen as Interview him.”
Immediate purposes of the sur
vey are to:
Improve the operation and ef
ficiency of the present classlflca-
To train and tnstniot classfilca-
tton personnel In the field to in
sure the correct aas^nment (d
specification aerial numbers at all
levA of classtficstinn in order
that greater accuracy tn reports
and central records maj:
To cUaeover and oorrect possible
duty malasoignments of essigned
oftioers and enlisted personnel of
To formulate a definite picture
of shortages of specialised skills;
within the various units of this
command In order that corrective
action may be taken within the
(Oontlnued On Pa^ 3}
Combat Exems Given
part of an Army Combat Crew—
pertiape as a gunovf
. Tbat’a what the Army Air Forc
es was finding out Oils week, And
permanently men the
breadth and the width of the P(M
to determCe tfaatr quidMn-
With the Increasing need for gun-
nars to -man the giant
America Is tnralnf .oitt wtt.
IncrtaslBg spsdd. mw Army Air
Foreas Is going “an out’"tA tlnd
Monkeys Are The Cwazieet People
Whmi a soldier promised Miss Sadie BrasweU,
civilian worker at the QM. that he would brfag in
a monkey, riie thou^ be was klddln*. But true
to his word be delivered the memkey which brouidit
about the scene above. Armed with a book Miss
Braswell hoiked up on the desk, while the monkey
sat on a chair to ponder the situation.
’Ibis month Uie Army Air Forces
of which you are a part — ob*
serves its birthday. It was
boto Aug. 1. 1907, when a War
Department mg"M Corps order
created the Dlvlskm of Aeronau-
tles in the Army.
One captain and two •"»■****
len were aaslmed to the division.
Today, nearly 2,000.000 men- — ex
pertly trained pilots, bombardiers,
radio operators, navigators and
Returned Gunner Tells Of
Adventures In Pacific
Yup, it's truel
Another USO-Comp Show
■on its way to ^ymour
Johnson Field. This time it’s
Hollywood Gaistiss. o big.
colorful son-cmd-donco va
riety revue due to open Fri
day for a two-doy run.
The first show will be at
ISOO and the second at 2030.
on both Friday and Saturday,
ot Theatre No. 1 — ond on
Saturday^ only the show will
perform at the hospital at
Cast of tbs show Is btg-tlme.
made up of skilled performers who
have j^yed the topfU^t the
atrical and nlaht club bouds; the
radio and scresn, and Includes is
Fanchonettes. an eye-fUUng line of
Fanchon de Marco trained dancing
girls who work through ttie whole
Twa ef tte ■hs ws_perfarmers —
Joe and Jaae Menenna, rsegta
hoBstng sister ang brother eom^
diaas *— are well known hero, hav-
brought dm the bessc at
■sMjwesJ On'Parade. A lovely
dish as A vocalist wHh a
real vs4ee,-teo — Is Barbara Lseg. '
The M^emia’s routine, eecko
entertainment in theatres all over
' the world. Is largdy Joe’s at
tempt .to gain mieJe ascendaev
over a female. The act opens with
bis knocking Jane halfway across
the stage. Oie lands In a heap of
rumpled skirts. He takes a tri-.
umsbant bow. *1116 next moment
be IB balanced precariously on his
ear —kickedr gouged and buffeted
by bis ever-lovmg sister.. In
terspersed with aorobaUc and trick
dancing, the act continues tn this
vein. 'n‘s nlapstiek oomedy at It’a
Juglers Ob Basil
’Tae ’Ihree Swifts, comedy Jug
glers of Ihdlan clubs and three ot
the moet sklUful purveyors ot the
art on ton bcNuds today, also man
age plen^ of laughs. Ihelr act Is
(Continued On Page I)
Things ors prstty dull hers lor Sgt. Gory Gorslins ol
Lancaatsr, Coliforoia, and he'd like to bs somswhsrs out in
Odna working and flying and lighting on tho big pianos
MrthiUy. It was jjiat cro going to blast Jopon out oi the Pacific.
Gorslins, a happy-go-lucky 23-ysar-old who has boon
im tho Army Air Foresa three ysars and 10 months, has been
shot down ones over the Island of Ball and once over the
jungles of New Guinea. Ho porticipotod in firo major on-
gogomoni^^javor Coral Soa. Philippinos, Buna Compoign
and tho Bismarck Soa.
technicians, comprise the mo
Be owns four medals'} 'th« Silver
powerful air force the world has Star, Parole Heart, Dtotingnlshsd
ever seen. ikying ^oea. Air M^al, And
One of the first three military these ribbons: Southwest Pacific,
lot8,.aen. H. H. Arnold, now American Ibeate^ Pre-Pearl Har-
_iad8 the vast service arm. Oen.'bor and Oood' Omducl' Besides
Arnold learned to fly as a second that he can wear the AJ^. Force
lieutenant, when it waa an historic ■ Technicians badge bare,
event lor -a pland to cUmb a mile 'He also 'has a cwbtigB.
]lrom Queen WObelmina
Netherlands for his part
Battle of Java.
For a. fellow like thnt how does'
it fe^ to be back?
**Bw^*’ says GeraHne. V'*»’e
. (Continued Ci Page g|
eras en Ang. t, IW
. military “flying
was porohased from the
Air Forces in the Army started
(OmtiDtnd' On Fage t)-.
Frank Ettenbogen Knows
What Persecution Meam\
. By BOT. iGUCS. TPI4.KN . Ihlm wb» bis natne reachedb e r,— r, ~
Ptc. Frank .JDlenbogen of thercpihta’a'top. Fov months
79Tth knows - iriiat tt ntoans to be Innank ent&ed the sarvlee.
Seymour Jotouon Field's new'
r. ,...i,,- bowliBg alleys, located between
Chapel No. 1 and Branch No. 1
H Ihe Post Cxchsqge. ro^ned thla
The a)le^ hereaner wJU be (^len
seven daya vet wedc. On week
days ^hey. wUl be roep from 100
I 2300, *ni on Sundays they wUl
) open 1900 to 2300.
The price fw each game la 10
mta per lin^
T-8gt. John Evans said that men
intcrcsied In setting pine In- their
•pare time'should' contact him at
the bowling aUeys. Th^ may also
contact Wl^m SaeCreMy at
Twenty . four aoidiera Injured
srfaen li^tnlng struck and ktUed
four others here Wednesday after
noon were reported believed to be
recovering saUMactorlly when toe
Alr-O-Mech went to prem this
The accident bappeoed during a
(Continoed on Page 3)
a member of a persecuted- mtoosl-
He's been nubted. hoantfed.
.beaten m. Take it' from him.
It’s awful. Many- a. ttma 1 got e
busted bead.*' -Frank was-bom In
Austria - Hungary 27 yean agd
He came to tods countoy i-tn IMO IhiiigSTy.'ho
bavl^: waited, five -pears, tor -toeUog Aarror.'
TBannn -to mi^to. XUIf. three per- citlMaas bei
ear were —* —‘
■nia a it»ar werS sUowed to emi
grate. and it was a h^ipy day for
Though HlUer.-'had as yet to
reach toe front pages, peraecdtion
and teiTor ware already'a fam In.
Ihe town where EUenbOgsn Iftad.
Aa he puts it, “Ihe Black suits
were already monkeying around; In
TTimserj timrltnj meetings. roropM^*
w.' etc.*' Be rivoris e f
being pleked 19 from toe
. ad-^ -to work.--V--pss
(OotutmaBd On Page 3)
Field Urged To Save
Work On Equipment
Because of toe-critical sbortage
oft materials and manpower, a War
ed-In am-ordeaHasued on Beymoor
Mtoeon- FMd tMa eseek ttrftoi
(Conttaned m ftm U
Hoe Right To
Mrs. BOeo M. Farmer, of
Kinston, BuperviBor of the ebedi-
ing department at the Seym^
Johnson Field Post laundry,
has a reason for being In toe
^Her brother. Bari D. Mallard.
■ is In the Navy, ‘somewhere in
the Atlantle*’ theatre of oper
Her late husband. Raymond F.
for many years. Be Is burled in
ArlMjtcm National Ccnelery.
And only last weA Mrs.
Pbrnier received word from the
Bed .Croas tost her son. Ray-
mono F. Jones, Jr., is a prisoner
Of the Qennans. Be wae serving
with the American Navy in the
Mediterranean, He ia -ob^ Ig."
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