Title: Tyndall target
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Title: Tyndall target
Physical Description: v. : ill. ; 27-36 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Tyndall Air Force Base (Fla.)
Publisher: Public Relations Office, Air Corps Gunnery School
Place of Publication: Tyndall Field Fla
Publication Date: 1942-
Frequency: weekly
Subject: Newspapers -- Tyndall Air Force Base (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Armed Forces -- Newspapers -- United States   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Bay -- Panama City -- Tyndall Air Force Base
Coordinates: 30.078611 x -85.576389 ( Place of Publication )
Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 1, no. 1 (Jan. 16, 1942)-
Issuing Body: Issues for May 9, 1942- published by Office of Public Relations, Army Air Forces Gunnery School.
General Note: Title from caption.
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Tyndall 'TarAet

Copy Prepared Under Supervision
Of Public Relations Officer.
Lt.Col. Jack L. Randolph
Special Service Officer:
Capt. Owen 0. Freeman
Public Relations Officer:
Lt. William B. Pratt
Photographic Officer:
Capt. J.A. Dickerman
Editorial Staff:
S/Sgt. Arnold Milgaten, Sgt.
Saul Samiof, Sgt. Neil Pooser,
Cpl. Harry Bardi
Art Work:
S/Sgt. Frank Horn. Sgt. Marshall
Goodman. S/Sgt. Fred Slade.
Photography & Reproduction:
M/Sgt. W. Busby, T/Sgt.W. Castle,
T/Sgt. J. Mitchell, S/Sgt. F.
Church S/Sgt. G. Neitzert,
Sgt. D. Levinson, Cpl. L. Shaw,
S/Sgt. J. Montgomery, S/Sgt. R.
Keough, S/Sgt. J. Webster, Sgt.
P. Terry, Sgt. J. Marsick, Cpl.
E. Tackett, Pvt. W. Daniels, Pfc.
H. Care.
The Tyndall Target receives
material supplied by Camp News-
paper Service, War Dept., 205 E.
42nd St., NYC. Credited material
may not be republished without
prior permission from CNS.


We are the soldiers the
men who fight. We have left
our homes and our families
and pledged our sacred honor
to the cause that is America's.
We do not question why we are
here because we understand.

Go to the heart of America
and I listen to the people
laughing in their homes over
the evening meal. "The right
of the people to be secure in
their persons, houses, papers
and effects, shall not be

Walk along a crowded street
in any of her great cities and
stop'and listen to her soap
box orators. "...The right to
speak freely, and peacably to

Pick up a newspaper and read
all about it, tho it involve
high officials and the govern-
ment itself. "...The right to
a free press shall not be

Get off the train at any
~histle stop on a Sunday morn-
ing and lift to the music of
the carillons. "...The right
to worship as they please and
in a church of their own

Choose thy church; sleep
easy in thy house; publish thy
newspaper in the light of thy
beliefs; assemble with thy
neighbors, speak freely as it
pleases you; f-or you are an
American and these are your
rights for all time to come.,

Henry W. Grady in "The few South" speaks of his first visit
to Washington, and his viewing the Army, the Treasury, the
Courts, and Congress: He was so impressed that he said, "Here
is the strength of the nation. Then after visiting in the
home of a friend, an humble but real Christian home, he said,
"Oh, surely, here in the hearts of the people at last are
lodged the strength and responsibilities of this government,
the hope and promise of this Republic. For in the heart of
that home he had found the open Book and the bended knee. No
nation has ever risen higher than its home life.
A clean-cut young officer, speaking to his chaplain about
some habits of his comrades about which he was distressed, said
"Sir, it is after all largely a matter of early training in the
home. The good things which any of us do we learned first to
do at home.
When farthest from home we realize most our love for it, and
our debt to it. Frequent thoughts of home, constant prayers
for those in it, and regular letters to those who still abide
there will make home for us not only a precious memory but a
blessed reality.

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8:00 A.M................Mass
9:00 A.M....Protestant Sun-
day School
10:00 A.M....Gunners Mass at
10:00 A.M ....Protestant Wor-
ship Service
11:00 A.M..Gunners Protestant
Service at Theater
11:15 A.M...............Mass
7:30 P.M....Evening Worship


P.M .............. Mass

P.M ...............Mass
P.M.... Fellowship Club

12:15 P.M....Protestant Wor-
ship Service
5:30 P.M...............Mass
7:30 P.M....Choir Rehearsal*
5:30 P.M...............Mass
5:30 P.M...............Mass
7:30 P.M.....Jewish Service
5:30 P.M...............Mass
7:00 P.M........Confessions
(Also, the Chaplain will
hear confessions anytime he is
present at the Chapel)

Morning Report

Interviews and Photos

1' '

80. EUGENE V. XITVLB, Scranton,
Pa., Squadron C: More pictures
of beautiful women. I think they
would boost morale.

Bonifay, Fla., Ordnance: It
should contain more pictures,
because most fellows would rather
look than read.

3S0. VILFRED P. CROfTS, Niagara
falls, N.Y., i#th: A weekly ed-
itorial written by enlisted men
only, reserving the right to
speak their minds without res-

VA 7- -

CPL. JAMES V. GIDDB~S, Valdosta,
Ga., Administrative Inspector's
Office: Have more information
regarding the personnel of the
field and the various activities.

S/SGT. JOHN A. YVBSTfR, Detroit,
Mich., Reproduction Dept: I'd do
away with individual squadron
news and use material that would
be of more interest to all pers-
onnel in general.



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Four-motored Flying Fortresses
and Liberators soon may be fly-
ing from Tyndall Field.
Plans are being made for add-
ing instruction in the heavy
craft to the present gunnery
course, it was disc closed last
Hitherto, Tyndall's gunners
have done all their flying and
air-to-air firing in advanced
trainers such as the AT-6 and
AT-18 and in B-25 and B-26 medium
When and if the fbur-motored
craft are brought here, it will
mean that the gunnery course here
offers complete inst-iction in
all types of combat gurm.ery, said
Lt. Col. Eades, assistant direct-
or of training.
Several pilots from Tyndall
are now away at four-motor school
taking instruction in flying the
heavy bombers, and enlisted men
are being sent to mechanics'
schools which-specialize in four-
motot maintenance instruction.

The War Department recently
authorized the manufacture of a
Women's Amy Corps Service Medal
for award to members of the
Women's Army Corps.
The service ribbon will be of
rayon moire, 1 3/8 in width and
and 3/88 in length, consisting of
moss green center with 1/8" gold
The award of the service medal
is authorized to those who have
served honorably as enrolled
women or commissioned members of
the WAAC and are subsequently en-
listed or appointed in the WAC.
Award of the ribbon is author-
ized to be made at the time of
enlistment or .acceptance of a
commission as a member of. the
It was announced that the manu-
facture of the medal itself will
not begin until after the present


Col. teland S Stranathan has
returned to the United States
from an overseas mission and soon
will resume command of Tyndall

Low-quarter shoes of russet
leather, either lace or buckle
type, may now be worn by enlisted
men, according to a recent anend-
ment to Post Regulations. All
shoes must have a smooth toe;
those with perforations or other
ornamentation cannot be worn.
.0* *
A memorandum ftom B. F. T. C. head-
quarters at Maxwell Field, dated
20 August 1948, permits the use
of cameras by military personnel
ONLY. However, the taking of
camera aboard military aircraft
is- prohibited, as is the taking
of photographs of the interiors
of aircraft, turrets and other
restricted equipment.
For further information see TIF
Training Memorandum No. 26, 24
,ugust 1948.


A program whereby civilian em-
ployees under War Department
supervision will receive cash
awards for suggestions resulting
in economy and improvement ip
the operation of any War Depart-
ment activity has recently been
put into effect.
Awards from $5.00 to $250.00
may be granted to any civilian
employee of the departmental or
field service of the War Depart-
ment, provided he or she was an
employee at the time the sugges-
tion was submitted.
At Tyndall Field, the Sugges-
tion Committee appointed by the
Commanding Officer consists of
Capt. G.B. powers, Legal Officer;
Lt. James McHugh, Jr., of the
Sub-Depot; ad Mrs. Lillian Steele
'of the Civilian personnel de-
Suggestions may be written on
blanks of paper and may be turned
in to the committee directly or
placed in any one of the 10 *Ideas
For Victory* boxes located at
strategic points around the field.
In general, a cash award will
be granted when a suggestion re-
sults in the conservation of man-
power, material, time or space;
improvement of coUditions affect-
ing safety and health; improve-
ment of quality; invention of a
mechanical device, which when
adopted proves of value; or in
the conservation of critical


Within the next two weeks each
organization day room will be
provided with a lO'7x4'5* bulle-
tin board upon which will be
mounted pictures, articles and
maps pertaining directly or In-
directly to the waT effort.
Special Services will provide
the majority of the material for
the boards in conjunction with
the Army Orientation Course. The
S.S. Office will also maintain a
sample of such a board in Post
In addition to material fur-
nished by the 8.S. Office, con-
tributions from the men in the
squadrons will be used. Organ-
izations displaying unusually
original and informative orient-
ational matter will receive com-

A sarety ana accident pre-
vention program is being activated
by the AAF for the thousands of
civilian employees under its
Here at Tyndall Field, the
organization of the program has
,been placed in the charge of
Capt. Casper Harris, assistant
civilian personnel officer. Work-
ing with Capt. Harris ae military
and civilian representatives of
each of the major departments on
Sthe field.

4:45 P.M.
Trip (for
7:30 P.M..

5:30 P.M.
nance va.
8:30 P.M.

- Trucks leave Re-
Hall #2 for Boat
colored troops).
- Cadet Graduation

- Baseball: Ord-
- Information Quiz

Contest at Rec Hall. Guard-
ians vs. ordnance.
8:30 P.M. Movies at Re-
ceiving Squadron.
5:00 P.M. Meeting of all
Instructors at post Theater.
5:30 P.M. Regularly sched-
uled volley ball games.
7:00 P.M. Movies at Sta-
tion Hospital.
8:00 P.M. Weekly dance at
panama City USO. T/F Band
broadcast over WDLP.
12:30 P.M. Weekly meeting
of Special Service repre-
sentatives at Post Library.
5:30 P.M. Baseball: Oun-
nermakers vs. Guardians.
12:30 P.M.- Meeting of In-
structors Representatives at
post Library.
5:30 P.M. Baseball: QM
vs. Medics.
8:00 P.M. Weekly dance at
Ree Hall #1.
8:00 P.M. Weekly dance at
Rec Hall f2.
8:30 P.M. Movies at Re-
ceiving Squadron.
5:30 P.M. Regularly sched-
uled volley ball games.
7:00 P.M. Movies at Sta-
tion Hospital.
2:30 P.M. Baseball: Tor-
nadoes vs. Pensacola.
7:00 P.M. Movies at Sta-
tion Hospital.
8:30 P.M. Movies at Re-
ceiving Squadron.


Major General George E.'
Stratemeyer, former command-
ing general of the SEAAFTC,
who this week was appointed
to assume command of Allied
air force activity in the
China, Burma and India theater
of war.
General Stratemeyer left the
Southeast Training Center, now
the AAF Eastern Flying Comand,
a little more than a year ago,
for a position on General
Arnold's staff. Until this
week General Stratemeyer was
Chief of Air Staff, Washing-
ton. D.C.



An extract from a Panama City
municipal ordinance which pres-
cribes maximum taxicab fares was
brought to the attention of Tyn-
dall Field personnel in a Daily
Bulletin this week.
The ordinance says that cab-
drivers may'charge only $2.50
for bringing one or two passeng-
ers from anywhere within Panama
City to Tyndall Field or vice
versa. The ordinance allows the
cab-drivers to charge 50 cents
additional for each passenger
over two.
A severe penalty is provided
for taxicab drivers for over-
charging. The bulletin said that
if an overcharge is attempted
military personnel should de-
ciTne to pay more thain' t '
amount stipulated above and also
should take the number of the ve-
hicle, the name of the driver,
and note the time of the attempt-
ed overcharge. He should then
give all this information to the
Post Legal Officer.
SThe same maximum fee is in ef-
:fect for transportation between
Panama City and panama City Beach
.or Long Beach.

Among the 388 enlisted men
who received.promotions last:
week was Pfc. Harry BardI of
Portland, Maine. It's Cpl.
Harry Bardi, now, and Sgt. Dan
Levinson of the Photo Section
caught Bardi in the midst of
sewing one of the coveted chev-
rons onto his shirt. Looking!
bn with obvious envy are pvts..
Irving Fosterand Cecil Cribbs,
all of the 69th.
Bardi is the cub member of
the Target staff and is partial
to 'otcakes.


A half-hour workshop period
will be held by the enlisted men
and WAC members of the Tyndall
Field Playhouse group weekly, In
conjunction withtheir broadcasts,
it was announced last week by the
radio division of the Public HI-
latio Office.
These weekly classes will be
held in the public Ielation Of-
fice on Thursday evenings at 8:30
and S/Sgt. Steve Libby will ina-
truct on various manual effects,
-production.notes, andstudio
technique during the period.
"The classes will be mainly to
instruct those who. hae never had
nuch radio experience, said St.
Libby, "and we'll try to put
across production ideas in order,
to improve our plays.v
During the weekly half-hour
periods, part of the time will
be utilized to talk over the dra-
matic play broadcast the previous
evening and to discuss suggest-
ions for general improvement.

12:45 P.M. Musical Appre-
ciation Hour at Post Theater.

August 28, 1943


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Panpe 4

Contrlbmtions for this column
should be Sent to the Editors,
Tyndall Target, post Headquart-

I wished to be on officer,
And you along with me.
But if all of us were officers
Where would the Air Force be?

It takes guts to be an en-
listed man,
And get reamed out every day.
There are a lot of things we
think of
That we never get to say.

It's the enlisted man that
does the work,
And keeps the planes up in
the air,
But men those second looies
Are more than a man can bear.

The officers may get the medals
As heroes brave and true,
But be brave thy lowly yard-
Those medals were meant for

Although we're not the pilot.,
Or the skipper of the Memphis
We're the best damn' soldiers
Anywhere this side of hell.

Let's keep on working, Soldier,
And keep those planes flying.
Although we get no credit,
We know we're in there trying.

Though the officers write the
For the privates in the rear,
Herr Schicklegruber will sur-
When the enlisted men draw

Whatever you meet an officer
You must treat him with res-
For you my dear enlisted man
May be in his place next.

-Sgt. Jimmie Hammonda
(With apologies to
the Gunner's Vow)

All American soldiers evyn.
those on duty in the remote parts
of the world will have American
turkey for dinmer on Thaksgiving
and Oiristas.
The turkey crop this year will
be ample for all. There will be
many hundreds of thousands more
birds this year than in 1942.
Of this total, well over 90 per
cent will be available for the
civilian markets. The Army's
purchase of turkeys will cause
no civilian shortage at Thanks-
giving and (Oristaas.
Since the organization of the
United States Army, roast turkey
has been the traditional central
dish for the two holidays. Army
regulations, in fact, require
that it be served.

As I P.f.c.


The French, ever a gay people,
are smiling again. The officers
and soldiers of the third Reich
are greeted everywhere with ex-
treme politeness and cordiality.
Officials of the German and Laval,
governments have expressed open
ccnearn over the sudden "attitude"
reversal of their French charges
in the occupied zones. Nazis
'wondering what's up, should ob-
serve the people's chin it's
Up to stay.
There is nothing rotten in Den-
mark these days. Inspired by the
,surprising resistance of little
Sweden, in refusing to allow
.Nazi troops to cross its borders,
the great Danes have instituted
new acts of sabotage against
their oppressors. The Danes are
not worried about which side
'Pheir bread is buttered on in
oleomargarine and sabotage, they
have found satisfying substitutes.
Another Finnish peace overture.
has been written and the land of
lakes and reindeer looks anxious-
lyto Russia for harmonic approval
of its libretto. If the over-
.ure is a flop, Finland would do
well to employ her famous Sibelius,
composer of Finlandia and the
Valse Triste, as the Russians
have always been partial to his
Now its the ankle in the boot
of Italy that needs mending.
Hosts of Allied bombers dropped
their bomb loads squarely across;
the 'ankle,' south of Naples,
completely mashing the tibia and
fibia of the Italo-German resist-
ance they encountered. What a
job they should do on the 'knee-
cap,' when it is designated as
the "target for today.
-Pfc. B.T. Delbyck.

He was sitting at the bar
at one of the town's drinking
emporiums surveying his empty
glass, and he had definitely
had enough. He turned to the
man next to him.
"Shay," he asked, "didjou
shpill a glass 'o Deer on me? "
"Certainly not," answered
the fellow guzzler.
The souse turned to the man
on the other side.
"Mishter, he wanted to know,
"Didjou by any chance throw a
glass 'o beer in me lap?"
"No,!' snapped the man.
The drunk mulled over this
information thoughtfully.
Finally alter several sec-
onds of deep meditation he
turned to the bartender, "Jusht:
what I been sushpecting, It'sh
an inshtde jobl"


Pictured above is. Fss Germaine Cleary, former Muriel Abbott
dancer, sister of Lt. William J. Cleary, C.O. of Squadron D.
The photo was submitted by Lt. Cleary as his favorite entry in
this department.
And now, if you can wrest your eyes off the photo for a few
minutes, we'll disclose some academic facts about Miss Cleary.
She has displayed her terpsichorean ability in the Empire Room
of the swank Palmer House in Chicago, and has appeared with
such top-notch bands as Eddie Duchin's, Skinny Ennis' and
Xavier Cugat's.
In addition to performing personally, Miss Cleary has also
taught the finer points of dancing at the Muriel Abbott School;
and as a token of her versatality, she is rated as a highly
efficient private secretary, having graduated from the De Paul
University Secretarial College in Chicago.
However, entertaining supper club audiences or acting as a
private secretary to the law firm of a retired major general,
didn't strike Germaine as being associated closely enough with
the war effort, and last February she joined'the U.S. Marine
Corps Reserve. At present, with the rank of corporal, she is
staff adjutant of her company stationed at Camp Le Jeune, New
River, N.C.
Lt. Cleary entered the Army in January, 1942, as a private.
After 10 months at Jefferson Barracks, where he was acting
first sergeant of a school squadron, he left for Miami Beach
0. C. S.
The lieutenant arrived at Tyndall last December, and after a
brief period as a flight instructor, became adjutant of squad-
ron D, of which outfit he is now the C.O. Much of his spare
time in the past few months has been spent holding down the
first sack on the TIF Officers' baseball team.

lst/Sgt. Johnny Heidea of the
Redbirds, one of the most popular
top-kicks on the field, will de-
sert bachelor ranks on Sept. 12.
The lucky girl is Miss Wynelle
Collins of Panama City. Their
engagement was announced several
weeks ago. The wedding ceremony
will take place at.the First
Methodist Church.
Johnny, who'hails from Grand
Rapids, Mich., has served as the
Redbirds' first sergeant since
Jul.y 1942.
be sergeant has 26 months o.
.service, enlisting in June, 1941.


Army will get a new branch, the
Pharmacists Corps, if the President
signs a bill (H. R. 997) which passed
Congress just before its summer
recess. The pill rollers may then
come into their own, with commis-
sions and everything.

r-very soluier and sailor will have
his honorable discharge made a
.matter of public record by his state
when he leaves the service if laws
.to that effect proposed by The
American Legion are adopted.



Auzust 28. 1943 THE TYNDALL TARGET


The forgotten men of Skumk Hol-
low were remembered Monday night
as the Tyndall Field Dance Band
under W/O Missal' s baton, pre-
sented a variety show that had
the embry gunners out at the re-
ceiving squadron cheering, I gh-
ing and casting wolfish glances
at some of the perfbomers.
Featured on the program were
Caroline Lindsay, a beautiful
blonde who had the fellows sing-
ing with her, and later held
them spellbound with her lyrical
renditions of "One Alone," "Rose
Marie, and "The Indian Love
Calls; Frankie perry, wife of
Australia Perry who is the color-
ed recreation hall N0), wowed the
men with blues as only Basin
Street has heard. In fact,
Frankie and her accompanist near-
ly stopped the show
The three men starred on the
show were Jimy Coniff, celebratf-
ing his first day as Cpl. with
'Heavenly Music' and "It Can't Be


When Sgt. Holly Stewart of
Parlesburg, W. Va., section In-
structor with Squadron D, was
promoted to staff sergeant some
nine months ago, he brought his
shirts into a Panama City tailor
shop to have the chevrons sewed
on. Upon finishing the job, the
tailor told Stewart to bring his
shirts in when he made "Techw and
he would sew them on free.
Stewart, remembering the tailor's
promise, stopped by the same shop
last week to have his new tech-
nical sergeant stripes sewn on
and he was amazed to learn that
the tailor not only remembered
about the stripes, but even re-
called his name!


V-mail letter forms are now
available for free distribution
at Tyndall Field's post office.
V-mail provides the most rapid
means of communication offered
by the U.S. post office, and re-
sults in a reduction of approx-
imately 98% in the volume and
weight of first class mail to be
transported overseas.
The V-mail forms are intended
only for correspondence with ml-
itary personnel and civilians
overseas who receive mail through
an APO or a Navy post office.

Wrogn, and later returning with
the glee club to do everythingg I
Loves; 8/Sgt. Dwight Boileau, the
mighty mite with the voice of
silver, who "With A Song In My
Heart" and 'People Will Say Ie're
In Love" had the audience in the
pain of his hand; and pfc. Coolke
Freeman, the man with the rubber
legs, who tapped his way into
the memory of his audience with
as versatile a routine as has
ever been seen on any profession-
al stage. (Indeed Cooke was a
pro before Army days!
The presentation was sponsored
by the Special Service Office,
under the supervision of Capt.
Freeman, Lt. Don Moore, and W/O
Joshua Missal, bandleader, who
was master of ceremonies for the
performance. Among those who
slipped in to see a swell show
were Lt. Col. Jack Randolph, Post
Cdmmander, and Major Harrison
Johnston, Commandant of students.


After some long and tiresome
days of hard work, the squadron
area is finally beginning to
sparkle...Wedding bells will ring
Sept. 12 for our Ist/Sgt. John
R. Heidema, and Miss Wynelle Col-
lins of Panama City. Speaking
for myself and the entire outfit,
we wish you both everlasting
Sgt. Charlie Reinares, (the big
shot of the Jam Handy's) is sure
looking happy these days due to
the fact that a certain little
Mrs. named Peggy is now calling
Beacon Hill her home.
There are a lot of happy boys
displaying those ear to ear
smiles because of the recent
promotions. Those receiving
promotions were, S/Sgt. George
Velkey to Tech., Cpl. Joseph
Little and Joseph Granata to
Sgt., Charles E. Cavanaughi and
Harold Hutchins to Cpl.
S/Sgt. Larry Henderson had a
visitor from Tallahassee the past
weekend..'.S/Sgt. Bill Vandenburgh
left this week for the sticks
some people call New York, to
spend a much deserved furlough...
T/Sgt. C.C. Moore was seen stand-
ing before the mirror admiring
himself in his G.I. shorts.
P. Grime Jack comes from Haw-
thorne, Fla., and before enlist-
ing in the Army, Nov. 4, 1942, he
was a valuable part of his dad's
theater business. Jack's favor-
ite sport is baseball and his
hobby is sitting out under the
moon at a ce tain airport and
watching the P40's come in; some
fun, eh Jack., I think -so.
-Sgt. Jinmie Hamonds


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In a closely fought contest, be-
tween the Blue Birds and the Red
Birds, on events of the day, the Red
Birds won out on a single point. The
losers, namely Wooten, Rowe, Franks
and Phoenis Franks, put up a fine
battle and are looking forward to a
return engagement with the same
opposition in the near future. Free
beer was had by all at the conclus-
ion of the quiz.
Sparky (Cotter Pin) Morrel com-
pleted his Aerial Gunnery Course
with a better than average rating.
Morrel expects to be shipped to
Rome, N. Y., some time this week.
The Gumbo Trio, Rahm, Boyle and
Gowland put on an exhibition of con-
suming soap suds Saturday night in
the Dixie-Sherman. One small lov-
ing cup was the reward for the win-
.er. As yet the winner has not been
Lord McIntosh, an inspector down
LMH way, reigns supremely in the
art of Checker Board time. The
Lord also reigns in other ways (down
Ft. Myers way) which will be taken
up at a later date. M/Sgt. Gainey
took a three day pass last week and
came back a married man. Congrat-
ulations Sergeant, and may you live
to be a hundred.
W/O Seig returned recently from
Hartford, Conn., where he took a six
weeks course in Engineering. On
completion of his course Mr. Seig re-
turned to Tyndall Field. Lt. Rollins
has taken over the responsibility of
Engineering Officer in Group II. Lt.
Rollins succeeds Lt. Marchesi.

Squadron C
Unaccustomed as I to journal-
istic writing...Incidentally, any
news which will be of interest to
the students and officers of the
field will be greatly appreciated.
Just stop in and see Pfc. Ray
Adams of Flight II.
After a very enjoyable vacation
spent on the beach of Skunk Hol-
low we were all raring to get
started on the gunnery course. .I
can safely say that the men are
interested in their studies,.
after listening to their chatter
for the past week.
All fdur hundred and some odd
men are eagerly awaiting the
Saturday inspection. If you
think the premise of passes for
the flight having the cleanest
barracks is the main incentive
to their anticipation, you are
wrong. The uppermost incentive
put to the boys was the promise
that the best flight would eat
first not for one full day but
for a complete week, twenty-one
meals. Any soldier who has gone
through the Flexible Gunnery
School will understand why the
boys pick a visit to Panama City
as second choice.
Signing off for all four
flights. -pfc. Ray Adams

Finance Fanfare

Our welcome mat is always on our
front doorstep and this week we are
extending the glad hand to Lt. Dan-
:el A. Rosmarin, new assistant to
ryndall's. Finance Officer.
We don't aim to cover sporting
events in this column but with the
number of promising athletes our
detachment has developed we find
ourselves becoming more and more
sport-minded. Finance is fairly well
represented on the Post baseball
team and we make it a point to give
our best attendance at games played
here. Naturally, we like to see Tyn-
dall win and win but must admit
slight impatience to witness a hit by
T/Sgt. Herb Anderson and our
nerves are reaching shatter point
watching T/Sgt. Bob Costigan field
those balls with his shins and nose.
Last Sunday night Corp. Albert
Balliett drifted in from Pensacola
and desponding to a little kidding
about his getting a hit in his one
time at bat, remarked, "Well, I'm
battin' a hundred, so what?"
(Haven't found out where the other
.900 were left.)
With apologies for tardiness, we
report a new civilian employee in our
office. Mrs. Sylvia Albert is the
good-looking .lady who types those
During the past week driveway im-
provements in front of the Finance
Office were performed by a hustling
detail of our own EM. Motors ap-
proaching and leaving our office
have experienced considerable diffi-
culties plowing through sand. Some-
times a scooter would get stuck,
and our lads decided to do some-
thing about the situation. Despite
the broiling sun of last Monday, an
able crew shouldered shovels and
slung a lot of dirt, installed some
corrugated pipe, etc., to bring about
what might be termed an engineer-
ing triumph
That "E'" nag, the one with tne
"E" on both sides, came to rest in
front of the Finance barracks last
week as a result of the Saturday in-
spection. We never got close enough
to that pennant before to really ap-
preciate its beauty and we hope we
may be able to plant the banner on
our lawn again within the very near
Amis, weight 195, was rolling his
:ummy on a medicine ball the other
day and flattened the ball to resem-
ble the mess hall flapjack-noGPLD,
either. M/Sgt. Johnny Farr has
gone in for long distance running and
it is rumored he has offered wagers
concerning his prowess along that
line looks good to see Johnny
making three or four circuits of the'
PT area in good time .'. Pvt. Frank:
Travers returned on time from a 3-
day pass.
See ya next week!
-Sgt. E. P. O'Hearn

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around this squadron for a while and
the morale took a big jump last
wek when several of the instructors
made promotions.
S. Sgt. "Slippery" Benz has been
made squadron landscape gardner
and directed the planting of grass
from his "Sack" last Sunday morn-
We didn't think the P. X. girls
could be scared so easy, but that big
bad mans, Sgt. Salvatori dood it with
a little turtle, he captured with his
bare hands in the wilds of Tyndall
Field. Naughty, Naughty, John!
Sgt. Racher's theme song the
"Kelly Waltz," confoosin' but amoos-
in', wasn't it, Lloyd!
Much "hair pulling" and "wrist
slapping" took place last Sunday in
Room 1 of Barracks 421. Seems that
somebody tried to steal "Jitter"
away from that handsome quitar
playing romeo of this Squadron. Tch!
It some week your laundry doesn't
come back and you just have to have
a clean shirt, see Ass't Barracks
Chief of 437. He' has more shirts
than he can use, so don't hesitate to
borrow one from him.
What are all those mysterious
telephone calls S/Sgt. Donald Wedge
has been making at all hours of the
night lately. Could it be that he,
too, has fallen for a telephone oper-
I wonder why all the members of
this Squadron are so anxious for our
First Sergeant to get a long exten-
sion to his furlough?
Congrats are in order for Cpl.
Hansman, Gunner of the week of
class 43-39 Flight 4. Here's hoping
he can keep up the good work.

Squadron F

The fourth week is starting for
the students of Squadron F, and ev-
erything has been running along
smoothly. Keep up the good work,
men, you only have a tew more
weeks to go.
Lt. Edward E. Darveaux is back
on the joo again, after a short leave
which took mm to his home town,
Rulo, Neor. He drove all Ihe way
up ana back again with a spaie tire.
Glad that you had a good trip and
the car stood the gaft all the way,
Smiling faces were certainly prom-
inent in the squadron over the week
end. Promotions were out, and the
cigars were being passed out. Thanks
a lot, men, for tne smokes. I've still
got a few of them in my pockets,
and will be expecting some more
from my first sergeant soon. Won't
I, Sarge? It won't be a promotion
for you Willcut, but we are all
sweating out the new arrival, that
is expected soon in your family.
Pfc. Joe C. Taylor, who has been
in the hospital since June, is wel-
come back to the squadron, and
we're glad to know that you will
stay with us to finish the course of
aerial gunnery.
Cpl. Steve Bater has been plenty
worried the last few days. He has
lost a bunch of keys which took care
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When you get time, take a peek
at the new furniture in the squadron
day room. It's a wow, besides be-
ing very comfortable. Our squadron
certainly must rate. Emily Post
would certainly be shocked if she
knew "Zeke" Rawlings talked to the
PX girls.
Redus wonders whether his mus-
tache will improve relations with PX
"Speedy." The boys say experience
is the best teacher. The "Bottle"
.. :irin we don't mean Phil Baker's
.. r. st:n:ge) had Cpl. Truesdale rolling
i fr.:.] one side to the other. Joe Tot-
-tr didn't believe there would be an-
Srther time, when he went to town
lasdt Saturday night. He came back
z.:. ituiate that he tried to con-
vini: the C. Q. the lines in the Sign
Out book were doing the "Hulu."
E',.n't approach Henry Potter with
a tnumb up from the rear. He's lia-
e to get the wrong impression.
S :mne Texas cow girl must have
S trh right punch for Harry Stabbs;
,".' Thr,.:'e eight page letters have him
'" 5 nLJ rut', now.

i wai costly for Pfc. Beeth and Dan-
iels. They did K. P. on Sunday to
pa:. for it. Some of the students call
Cpi Wilhan "D. C. Turbosupercharg-
er.' We wonder why?
it you don't see Alvin D. Schaal
..a.sing his hair lately, you will
,k rin:' he is trying to get his hayseed
bak. All of this started when he
tried to get a farm discharge.
The boys are having a hard time
trying to get through those "Brook-
l:,r Bull sessions." Some one wants
rn explanation.
Pic. Travelsted thinks he is a
checker player. Won't someone beat
him just once.
"Let's bore a hole through the
rug," said one moron to another, "so
we can see the floor show."
Sgt. Cain is now a proud "daddy."
_-._---. .-.-- Wonder why some one don't tell us
e (gS '9 these things sooner?
-Sgt. John Ignasiak.

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machine. Too bad, Cpl., that there.
has been no- sign of them as yet.
Maybe some of the boys are enjoying
free cokes.
Pfcs. Wallace F. and Hollis E.
Crumby, 19 year old twins in class
43-37, hail from Water Valley, Mis-
sissippi. They enlisted together at
Camp Shelby, Miss., and got their
basic training at Miami Beach, then
from. there to Armorers' School at
'Denver, Colo., and thence to Tyndall.
Their favorite sport (both of them)
is basketball, and they both were
employed in an aircraft factory be-
fore starting their army careers.
They are both anxious to double up
and give Tojo and Shickelgruber
both barrels at once-together.
A/C Wingate, now a member of
this class, and a' former civilian bud-
dy of our "mail" friend, S/Sgt. Bow-
en, gives us the news that in former
days, Brother Bowen was fondly

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known as "Schnozzle." Now where
did they get a name like that for a
guy like that? Hm-m-m! Tsk! Tsk!
"Curly" Delaney, our Massachu-
setts flash, says that if they don't
stop making him work up such an
appetite with all that P .T., he'll lose
his girlish bigger. That's alright,
Delaney. You can work it off on
your next furlough (if you can get
it), pushing your way through the
train cars.
Next week this column will have
its regular "Shelock"' back again.
Brother LaChance, it's all yours, and
how was things in Pennsy?
Lt. Wetzel,- we're all sweating out
the cigars. How about it? Will it
be soon? This is getting to be the
cigar-smokiest place you ever did
see, All that should help out our
genial friend, Pfc. Johnson, on his
baccyy farm, where he is leisurely
whiling away fifteen days.

Squadron A

Well, Squadron A has finally set-
tled down after the ratings came out.
:S/Sgt. Pratt takes the honor this
time for rapidity in blossoming out
with his new rocker. Tell us, Sgt.,
how long had those stripes been on
before you saw the special orders?
Our heroes have finally returned
from their ."Mission to Kingman."
They came back badly beaten, but
not .broken. There will be other
times (we hope).
Our ex-Pfc. (now Cpl.) De Baun-
will burst if his two sections of en-
listed men continue to show up the:
cadets in their exams. Such patern-
al pride is touching to say the least.
Have you noticed the snappy day
room Squadron A and Squadron D
acquired? The boys should be able
to relax in comfort or maybe such
luxury will make them feel strange.
Squadron D's pool table is also do-
ing a thriving business between stu-
dents and instructors of A & D. Quite
a homey little place now. Maybe we
can keep some of these roving in
structors around week-ends.

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Ammunition! Tons of it! Cal. 30 ball and tracer; cal. 50 ball, armor
piercing and tracer; cal. 45 pistol ball; cal. 22 for long rifles; 7-i,
8, 9, Chs. for skeet; all expendable and ours for the passing.
The freight cars never arrive on cool days--they have an affinity for
heat that is almost touching. It is 7:30 in the morning when the trucks
begin rolling in from the garage. Sometimes there are 10, 20 of them, once
even 60, but that was a very hot day and the freight cars kept coming in
like the inductees did after December 7, 1941. We were hauling all the
ammunition in the world and kept wondering what our gunners in Europe.and
the Pacific were using since we had all of it here. "Must bd borrowing
the stuff from the Italians," we muttered and continued our perspiring.
It took Ordnance Sgt. Frank Aurigemma, his assistants, Cpl. Steckleberg
and pvt. Arciello and scores of men and trucks, five days to move the
mountain of ammunition away from Monammed in the freight yards. When the
last car had been emptied and the last truckload safely stored away,
someone started to whistle "praise the Lord and pass the Ammunition." Al-
though a neophyte in the service, that soldier is sporting six wound chev-
rons today and is wearing that colorful uniform of the Station Hospital's
Corp de Invalides, a red bathrobe.
"But what do you do on days when there are no cars.riding the rails at
the loading station?" "Well, soldier, here it is. Did you ever look
close at a gunner--see the hungry look in his eyes? He's waiting to be
fed and Ordnance does the ladling. In the Ordnance warehouse are three
cal. 30 and two cal. 50 linking machines, beating out a terrific tempo
from 7 in the morning to 4:30 in the afternoon. Those machines are as
insatiable as the gunners. It takes hundreds of boxes of ammunition a day
to keep them from griping and at the same time, fill the firing needs of
the student gunners at Tyndall and Apalachicola. Ever try opening a box
of .50's, soldier? Well, the lid's easy, it's the inner tin that raises
hob with your fingers. I'll bet there are more cuts and blisters in Ord-
nance, than bunions in the whole Air Corps. Got 26 myself, with 7 more
coming in."
"So the stuffs linked as fast as T/4 Frank Cappiello's crew can turn it
out." Now it's ready for Sgt. Frank Strakal and his men. These are the
Ordnance artists. For the ammunition Ordnance issues a training field,
must have its nose painted, before it can be delivered to the ranges.
Red, green, purple, yellow, orange, and brown these are the colors of
Ordnance,'for each student is assigned a color which makes his firing
score identifiable, as the color splurges when a bullet finds the target.
When the ammunition is painted and boxed, the crew of Sgt. Leon Stephens,
assembles the individual range orders and turns them over to T/4 Vito
Ingargiola and his brawny truck drivers, who haul it away. So ends the
cycle of passing the ammunition at AAFFGS Tyndall Field, Florida.
Ordnance is essentially, a service organization with manifold duties.
The work is hard and you've got to stay with it. Fulfilling the ammuni-
tion requisites of one of the country's largest Flexible Gunnery Schools
is no sinecure and the capablelooking, hard muscled men of Ordnance who
take their orders from T/3 Jackson Bennett and his able assistant, Sgt.
Anthony Bliznik, are indeed worthy of their hire.

assigned Post Ordnance Officer, arrived at
Tyndall last month from Harlingen, Tex., to
assume the duties vacated by Major Samuel
Captain Emery was called to active duty on
July 1, 1941, and was assigned as shop officer
at Aberdeen Proving Grounds. From Aberdeen he
was transferred to Kelly Field, Tex., and a
month later was sent to Harlingen as Post Ord-
nance Officer there.
The captain's home is in Dearborn, Mich.;
he is married and the father of a five-months
old daughter,
Below: Men at work. Here are two shots of
Ordnance men doing the precision work of ord-
nance, Linking and painting ammunition for
gunne rs.



Two Tips to Servicemen

C OLLIER'S has many thousands of readers in
the Armed Forces, so we feel justified in ad-
dressing this editorial primarily to service-
men-though of course anybody else is welcome to
read it. Here are a couple of tips which we think
servicemen can profit by:
1. A good deal of talk goes around to the effect
that the returned warriors after this war are going
to run the country pretty much to suit their own
ideas of how it should be run. Probably that's true.
It happened after the Revolution and after the Civil
War, and to a considerable extent after the "junior
war," as a friend of ours calls World War I.
This doesn't mean, though, that every veteran
will come home and slide automatically into a well-
paid life-tenure job, political or private, with all his
worries ended.
Doubtless there will be veterans' preference laws
on civil service jobs, and doubtless many private
firms will give veterans the inside track when it
comes to hiring help. But, as always in this world,
the best educated and most active-minded veterans
will get and hold most of the best jobs, and the less
well-equipped the second and third best.
So our first tip is: Why not look into the edu-
cational opportunities offered by the United States
Armed Forces Institute?
This is a sort of glorified correspondence school
set up for the use of servicemen, and operated by
the extension division of the University of Wisconsin
with assistance from various other colleges. It offers

instruction in everything from simple arithmetic to
postgraduate philosophy, and is reported especially
strong in the fields of mechanics and science. Costs
are low, and the government pays half a man's tui-
tion up to and including $20.
Maybe this is what you've been looking for. Its
practical value is obvious; but there also comes to
mind Lieutenant Colonel John Allison's (14th Air
Force, China) remark that "War is dull; there is
so much waiting in it." This looks like one in-
teresting and profitable way to fill in some of that
waiting time.
2. There is also a lot of talk about big bonuses
for returned fighters after this war; and that talk is
probably true, too. But such things always have a
pie-in-the-sky quality until you actually .collect them,
and then, often as not, they do the old easy-come-
easy-go act.
The practical, sensible, businesslike thing to do
now about your personal finances 'is to get your war
life insurance lined up, if you haven't already done
so. Maximum policy is $10,000; premium is a little
under $7 a month for a fighting man of twenty-
eight (the average age).
In the rush of getting our Armed Forces ex-
panded and organized since Pearl Harbor, a sur-
prising number of men have neglected to take out
this insurance. Things are better under control now;
and if you haven't arranged this protection for your
wife, or any other member of your family, it would
be wise to make it an early order of business.

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iQuarter. matter


Many a brew has passed over the
counter at the Bungalow since last
Sthe QM Eagle poised gracefully on
the pages of Tyndall's most popular
weekly, but with-the return of sooth-
ing 2ephyrs scooting o'er the swells
of St. Andrews Bay (courtesy of P.
C.'s Chamber of Commerce) the mus-
es have broken their restriction and
6nce nure place an ear against a
wall a id an eye against a keyhole
nd a few notes or sheets of fools-
In the long meanwhile between
then and now, Sgt. Clair B. (for
Lefty) Henderson, managed to. stay
away from Port St. Joe long enough
to say the fatal words and H.
N. MacDonald, late of the Sub Base,
also managed to capture an unsus-
pecting young lady while on four-
fough she returned with him to
make sure his hunting days are over
they are!
Stony Stilts, Pfc., is also out of
circulation now that Mrs. S. has
forsaken the hills of Kaintuck for a
flat in P. C. ... Pfc. Leo. DeWolf Wol-
ford is still single, involuntarily so,
tho Bay No. 8 in 338 has lost its
standing to No. 8 in 336 since it lost
Francis Patrick Curran, South Bos-
ton's contribution to the war effort.
Freddy Hentchke, still the original
,omance man, manages to keep the
Marie out of the Red and Pfc. John
Joseph Barry, Jr., erstwhile Hague
man from Joisey City ,is still paying
off the mortgage on the Old Quaker
Susan's boy, P. Hemsoth finally
snared himself two rockers to- keep
in step with C. J. Mitchell, best first
sergeant on the Field ( on which
side the bread is buttered) And
MacBeth, that is John MacBeth,
Brooklyn's loss and TF's gain, is the
proud papa of a cute li'l curved stripe
that nestles where once a T reposed.
Parties have been the order of the
day for the past month or so, what
with people having birthdays and
leaving and coming back and getting
married and stuff Saturday night
saw the rafters rocking in Bay No.
8 when 3.2 flowed faster than the
Apalach River and almost as low
.a tribute to the old days .
Pvt. Johnny Sopher. the man o:

This is the weeK for our men to go
on the line for their air to air firing.
They all had a good range score, and
are all looking forward to getting a
better score in their air to air firing.
Our pool table is now ready for
use and the men are really enjoying
it very much. It is very nice consid-
ering the condition it was in before it
was repaired by the men in the
squadron including the C. O. and
Adjutant. It is the largest attrac-
tion in the day room, and is hardly
ever idle.
Here is a human interest story that
should, in my estimation, be entered:
in Ripley's "Believe It Or Not" col-
umn. Holly A. Stewart took his
shirts into Panama City nine months
ago when he was made Staff Ser-
geant to have the chevrons put oi'.
The man who did the work for him
remarked: "When you make T/Sgt.'
come back and I will do your work
free of charge." This week T/Sgt.
Stewart walked into the shop and
was very much surprised when the
fellow recognized him and kept his
word of nine months ago.
Squadron D has a man to be proud
of for all of the sit ups which he did
recently. Pfc. Maurice Valerio of
Section 5 is the guilty party. He did1
800 sit ups without stopping and
then they had to stop him because
believe it or not he was going strong

many loves, refugee from TF at the
Sub Base, has returned from a fif
teen day sojourn in New York where
he was the guest of his wife, Mrs.
Johnny Sopher (Miss Bobbie New-
bern please note) speaking of
the Sub Base, S/Sgt. Abshire, a long
hair from Louisiana, is sorely griev-
ed these past few days since his
gurl friend went to Jaxonville.
Bee Lamar Binion, Pvt., is cur-
l.ently looking over the local stock
since his next furlough won't be
available until December Pvt.
Donald L. Thompson, the Lothatio of
the Laundry, moved to a new room
Saturday night he insists that'he
can sleep better when lulled by the
sound of gurgling water by his trun-
dle bed.
Cpl. John J. Fish, upstanding citi-
zen of Buffalo and presently on duty
at TF, made a good will trip to
Wewahitchka (ha) last week even
going so far as to attend evening
church services what wolves
won't stoop to these days she's
only four feet tall Like a star in
a storm tossed sky was the sight of
T/3 Bill McNeil, keepe- of the keys
at the Boat Docks, WALKING.
Pvt. Gambil, one of the Motor Pool
jockeys, is in the process of sweat-
ing out a three point landing by a
B-17 stork his associate, Nick
Console, is giving him plenty of com-
petition on that count who's
next? Will wonders never cease?
Primo Conti Leonardi, also Cpl.,
now wishes he could say the same
thing-. T/5 John M. Naples has
finally landed in Property, much to
the delight of that cute li'l gurl with
the long blonde curls (unless she's
changed her hairdo again) A
few weeks ago, Sgt. John Bruce
King, of Virginia, was the victim of
some hillbilly cardsharks in P. C.
TS Red Alford, the Commis-
sary kid, has been behaving himself
of late there must be something
going on behind the scenes.
Zulu Glaster, supply jerk, has been
missing his cat lately maybe
Cpl. E. R. Smith, master of 'the
chowhounds, might have a li'l infor-
Smation .that's all!

still at tnat number. I wonder if he,
could give some of the fellows who
can't do 65 a few helpful hints. How
about it, Valerio?
The Instructors in this squadron
are still saying it is too good to be
true that their furloughs haven't.
been cancelled, but they are still
keeping their fingers crossed. Sgt.
Murphy especially is doubtful since
he has had his approved and signed'
about five times now and they have
all been cancelled. I believe his wor-
ries are over on this one and about
all he has to worry about now is
when he is ready for another one.
The boys in this squadron are to
be commended on their very good job
in getting their barracks ready for
inspection. It really looked swell
with no dust over the windows and
the brass in the rooms, and doors
shining like they were. Due to their
nice work they all received passes
Saturday night again to go to the big
city and have a nice time. All of
them had smiles on their faces when
they left, but I wonder how they
looked when they returned.
The Instructors in Flight I are
happy to see S/Sgt. Mycek back for
duty but are beginning -to wonder if'
he is ready to go back to work. His
wife has been very ill, but is quite,
improved now.
S/Sgt. F. F. Snowden.

Major Harrison Johnston, (right), student commandant, pre-
pares to "break" the first rack on Squadron D's resurrected
pool table. Standing by and awaiting their turn are Lt. Elvin
Sayre (left), and Lt. William Cleary, (center).
The table represents the combined efforts of the enlisted men
and officers of Squadron D who spent weeks eiecing together
parts salvaged from discarded tables and new parts purchased by
Special Service funds.
The table, first to be installed in a student squadron day
room, is for use by student and instructor personnel only.


After the party last Thursday
night, most of the participators join-
ed in a frenzied rush to search for
bicarb and what have you for the
"DT's." All in all a good time was
had by all and the party was high-
lighted by the choral ability of the
squadron's vocalists. We therefore
insert a note of thanks to the ones
who helped make this event a suc-
Our congratulations are extended
to the lucky recipients of those ex-
tra stripes, T/Sgt. Martin, S/Sgts.
Biackmer, Dobbins, and Sanderson,
Sgts. S. Keyes and Cole, and Cpls.
Bullard and Chesson.
Our new tennis court is nearly
completed and the ever vociferous
M. B. Diaz is throwing his hat in
the "court" and challenges all com-
ers to a Guardian championship
The main topic among the "live in
town" men is about babies, safety
pins (when you can get them), dia-
pers and baby formulas. They usual-
ly end in an argument as to which
baby walked or teethed first.
BANTER: Pfc. Ed. Duggan is
always giving us tidbits about the
other men so here's turnabout on Ed.
We saw him in P. C. and he was car-
rying a baby in his arms. (No, just
a year old baby!) Who was she?
Our guards seem to have a knack
for being everywhere. We see them
uptown, at the Rec. Hall, and at the
PX. They get around Lt. Bonk
seemed to like the lyrics to the dit-
ty, "Major Wilkins Guardians."
Which reminds us that W. O. Missal
might play our tune any day now .
Andl Meola's Blue Room was tickled
no end at that "Syracuse News."
uel Keyes is our man of the week.
Sam was born in the romance land
of Louisiana, in the little hamlet of
Winnsboro. His folks owned a farm
and naturally Keyes took up the
trade of "gentleman farmer." Sgt.
Keyes, or "Sambo Sneezer," as his
friends affectionately call him, is
sergeant of the guard and is well
liked by all of the men on his relief.
Sam aims to go back to his Louisiana
farm and raise chickens and "corn"
after the war.
-Cpl. Sam Marotta.

Kadet Kapers


As from your Pullmans, you came
Your eyes are not exactly beaming
On the silver sabers gleaming
Which foreshadow future reaming.
The Class System is here.

Cadets, you don't know what you're
For those silver wings you're chasing.
And you've never had a lacing
'Til you've seen some Tyndall brat-
The Class System is here.

Worried? Let these thoughts ap-
pease you,
The academics, you can breeze
The weather here will never freeze
And though the Upper Class "At
Ease" you,
The Class System is here.
-M. B.
"What gave the Cadets the idea
that they had to meet reveille? .
MENT: and it is the obliga-
tion of every Cadet to support the
Post Exchange and Post Movie with
as much patronage as he is able to
give Failure to comply is pun-
ishable under the 1004 Article of
War." .
"Aw, come on, Mister, take some
more milk." ...
"We don't have enough time to
study this subject in class, so may
we have night classes one day this
week." .
"Too bad they eliminated that all-
night grass watering detail. I was
bucking for the 2 to 4 a. m. shift." .
"Any obstacle you don't feel like
running, just walk around it." .
"There's never anyone to talk to
in the shower." .
"Never mind that medical excuse,
Dr., I like going out to calisthen-
"I'm so full of food I'm not even
"O. K. fellows, hit the sack."
--M. B.

Squadron D

Avigst 28, 1943

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After a weekend at pensacola
which saw them split a double-
header with the Naval Air Train-
ing center nine, the Tornadoes
take off for Eglin Field tomorrow
morning for a return game with
the Fort Walton squad.
Lefty Southard ws on the mound
for Tyndall in Saturday's game
against the tars and was chalked
up with the 7-9 loss. Loose play
by the Tornado infield and six
walks by Southard contributed to
the downfall.
Batting star of the twin games
was Leftfielder Nick Orange of
the Medics, who slated out two
home runs, one in each game. His
homer fi Sunday' s contest account-
ed fbr the two Tyndall runs.
"Joe",Flanagan was the Tornado
hurler in the second game, giving
up five scattered hits behind
air-tight fielding to turn in a
2-0 victory.
Tyndall scored the only runs of
the game in the first inning,
when, with one away, Hines singled
*o center and took third when
Brown singled to right. However,
Brown was thrown out when he
tried to stretch his hit to a
double. Orange then connected
for his second circuit smash of
the series.
Jagodzinski, Pensacola hurler,
came in to relieve in the third
and finished the game without
allowing a single hit, although
he walked three Tornado batters.


coring two wins this week, the
Tyndall Field Officers clinched
the pennant in the 180 League,
and need one more triumph to win
the faf-teaa playoff cromu
Tuesday night, behind the
steady pitching of Lt. Joe Glass-
er, the Officers downed the hard
fighting panama City Pelicans,
5-2. A three run rally in the
fifth frame clinched the decision
for the Officers.
Trailing 7-2 in the fifth inn-
ing against the Wainwright Ship-
builders Thursday night, the Off-
icers literally tore the cover
off the ball to tally seven big
runs and go on to win a 10-7
verdict. Capt. Jack Dangler
started on the mound for the
Officers, but was hampered by a
sore arm, and retired with no
outs in the third inning. Lt.
Glasser took over and proceeded
The Officers meet Wainwrignt in
the second game of the series to-
morrow at 2 o'clock.

(Gmes through Thursday, Aug. 26)
Club won Lost pet.
New York 74 45 .622
Washington 66 58 .532
Cleveland 62 66 .626
Chlicao 6 67 .626
Detroi 61 66 .521
Boston 58 64 .476
St. Louis 54 64 .468
philadelphia 41 79 .34
St. Louis 77 39 684
Cincinnati 65 52 556
pittsburgh 34 57 .529
Brooklyn 61 58 513
Chicago 56T 61 .483
Phil delphia 54 66 460
Boston 51 64 443
New Thrk 43 7 36


Sports Notes

The champion ordnance softball
team dropped its first contest of
the .season last Wednesday after-
noon when it met defeat at the
hands of the wainwright Yard
softballers by a score of 7-2.
However, the ordnance men will
be out to avenge their defeat
when they meet the wainwright
team ina return game here Wednes-
day afternoon at 5:30 P.M. The
game will be played on the ord-
nance field.
Latest results in the inter-
squadron baseball competition re-
veal the QM nine leading the pack
with a record of two wins against
no defeats.
The QM team downed the Gus last
week and on Wednesday added the
Guardians to their list of vic-
Ordnance 5, Guardians 0.
Gunnermakers 9, 69th 2.
6Q 6, Guardians 2.
The Special Service office re-
Teased welcome news this week
when it was announced that the
tennis courts under construction
on the post athletic field will
be ready for use by next week.
Tennis racquets and balls will
be checked out from the SS office
and plans are being made to hold
a tennis tournament in mid-Sept-
.mbe r.
Enlisted men planning to enter
the track and field meet to be
held Sunday, August 26, are re-
minded to turn their names in to
the Post Athletic Officer as soon
as possible. Members of the
'permanent party' should sign
up with their squadrons, while
enlisted men of the student
squadrons are asked to report
their names to the Athletic Of-
ficer directly.
Individual medals will be a-
warded in addition to group


A quintet of student gunners
from Squadron C will meet a squad
of Buckingha Field sharpshooters
today and tomorrow in the fourth
gunnery competition between the
Tyndall Field and Fort Myers
Last week, shooting here, the
Fort Myers marksmen won their
first of the three inter-field
meets. The visitors took first
place in the skeet, moving target
and air-to-air firing events,
while the Tyndall men won top
honors in the moving base and
machine gun strip division.
Firing for Tyndall were Sgts.
C.E. Johnson, T.C. Simons, J.S.
Lopes and J.W. Friedel, all from
Squadron C.
The five gunners representing
T/F this week are Sgts. George S.
Best, Wilbur B. Belcher, George
A. Reed, William A..Lowe and
Charles E. Wilson.


# Ak.


-- -

Sgt. Johnny Flanagan of the Zebras who limited the Pensacola
Naval Air Training center baseball team to six hits as the
Tornadoes scored a 2-0 victory over the flying tars in their
second game against that team last Sunday. The Tornadoes lost
Saturday's tussle, 7-9, as the usually sharp-fielding T/F
'inner circle" fell apart at the seams.



Tyndall's rampaging Red Caps
took on the Camp Gordon Johnson
nine here last Sunday and slugged
out a 14-7 victory. The Red Caps
were originally scheduled to meet
the Dale Mabry Aviation squad,
but transportation difficulties
forced that contest to be can-
This was the first meeting be-
tween the ned Caps and the Car-
rabelle team. The visitors g6t
off to an early lead but lost it
in the third inning, when the
Tyndall powerhouse started roll-
ing. Big guns in the T/F drive
were Randle, Jenkins and White,
who connected for three-baggers.
Jenkins handled the mound
chores for the Red Caps and turn-
ed in his usual good performance,
allowing six hits and striking
out 10, Dawkins, regular T/F
backstop, switched to short for
the game and Martinez took over
behind the plate.
The box score:
White, cf 5 2 2 0
Mayo, If 5 1 1 0
Randle, 2b 5 2 2 2
Dawkins, ss 5 2 3 2
Martinez, e 5 4 2 0
English, rf 5 0 1 0
Davis, lb 5 0 2 0
Mathews, 3b 5 1 0 1
Jenkins, p 4 2 2 0
Totals: 44 14 15 5
Manns 3 0 1 0
Wiaberly, Ib 5 0 0 0
Jeffersor, c 5 1 0 0
Walton, ss 5 0 1 2
Blair, p 5 1 2 2
prince, 2b 4 2 0 2
Monroe, cf 4 1 0 1
Gant, If 4 1 1 0
Wore, rf 3 1 0 0
Holt, rf a 1 0
Totals: 41 7 7 7

'V 1

USO Camp Show.

Martha Scott, Adolph Menjou.

Tuesday, 'CABIN IN THE SKY.,
Rochester, Ethel Waters.

Wednesday, 'SO PROUDLY WE HAIL,'
Claudette Colbert, Paulette God-
ardi Veronica Lake.

Ann Sothern, James Craig.
ATLANTIC,' Humphrey Bogart, Ray-
mond Massey.

Tues., Wed., 'WHAT'S BUZZIN'
ODUSIN,' Ann Miller, John Hub-
Thur., Fri., 'BOMBERS MOCN,' Geo.

Saturday, 'BLOCKED TRAIL,' The
Three Mesquiteers.

Late Show Saturday, HEAVEN CAN
WAIT,' Don Ameche, Gene Tierney.
Actual War Film.

Tuesday, 'HIGH EXPLOSIVES,' Jean
Parker, Chester Morris.

Wed., Thur.. '.LACK SWAN,' Tyrone
Power, Maureen O'Hara.

Fri., Sat., 'SOMBRERO KID,' Don
(Red) Barry.

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Pictured above are the members of the Tyndall Field Officers baseball
team which won 16 out of 17 games in the local USO league. Front row,
left to right, are Lts. Lloyd McDaniel, If; Greg Green, 2b; Moe Free-
man, ss; and Stan Drongowski, cf. Second row, left to right, are Lts.
Bill Mendelson, 3b; Bill Cleary, Ib; Joe Glasser, p; Bill Johnson,util-
ity; Capt. Jack Dangler, c, and Lt. Herb Edelman, rf.

Lt. Herb Edelman, rightfielder and manager of the
T/F Officers' diamond club, accepts trophy from
Ensign Allan Reed of the Coast Guard, president of
the USO Baseball League. Looking on is John Cimpi,
assistant director of the local USO and secretary-
treasurer of the baseball loop.

In most cases, college football
will be a thing of the past this
year. In the southern part of
the country, a few colleges such
as Tulane, Georgia Tech and some
others will have teams, with the
help of Naval cadets. Alabama,
Boston: College, Harvard and most
other big name colleges definite-,
ly will not field teams. Fans in
the north and middle west will
get their football entertainment
by watching the semi-pros and
Dros in action.
Satchel paige, famous negro
baseball pitcher, recently came
up with a prediction in an As-
sociated press story that colored
athletes will be found in major
league lineups within two or
three years, and even went so far
as to say that some of the negro
athletes will be given tryouts
next spring. This will not be a
surprise to fans in other sec-
tions of the country where they
have become accustomed to watch-
ing colored youths play on some
of the nation's foremost college
football teams. The colored ath-
letes hold a heavy percentage of
boxing championships at the pres-
ent time, rating from Sgt. Joe
Louis on down. In track, negro
representatives have more than
held their own, even establish-
ing records in various phases of
competition. Once they enter ma-
jor league baseball, they'll give
their white brothers plenty of
competition in grabbing the
Joltin' Joe DiMaggio is joltin'"-

once again. He was figured to
add plenty of punch to the Air
Corps team at Santa Ana (Cal. )
but has been in a slump since
donning khaki. (Perhaps it's
the home cooking. One meal and
you wish you were home cooking.)
Well, Joe snapped out of his
slump the other day and smacked
out a triple and two singles.
Despite his efforts, however, his
team dropped a 6-5 decision to
the Kellys of Kirtland Field.
Johnny Beaziey, who fogged them
by the Yankees in last year's
World Series, still has his stuff.
Now a lieutenant in the Air Corps,
he hurled for the Ft. Oglethorpe
(Ga.) team last week, fanned 10
and smacked his outfit to a 6-5
win over the Atlanta Naval Air

Wilfred "Lefty" Lefebvre, foi-
mer Holy Cross ace hurler, is now
a regular member of the Washing-
ton Senators. In his first start
he held the usually heavy-hitting
St. Louis Browns to five scatter-
ed hits, and chalked up an easy
win. Obtained two weeks ago from
Minneapolia where he had been
exiled by the Boston Red Sox,
Lefebvre is certain to grab him-
self some extra money as the Sen-
ators are a cinch to finish in
the first division. We'll always
remember Lefty's first big league
appearance. He hurled for the
Red Sox against Chicago, and in
his first time at bat in the maj-
ors, hammered the ball far and
wide over the left field fence at
Fenway Park. Incidentally, he's
a left hand hitter, so has
plenty of power.

Tyndall Team Loses But One Game

In 17 Starts To Cop Trophy

Sixteen triumphs in 17 starts.
That's the enviable record compiled lb the Tyndall Field Officers
,in US League competition this season. The only setback cane at the
hands of a strong Coast Guard team by a 5-4 score. Sweet revenge
was gained by the Officers in two other gmees against the Coast Guard,
however, as they triuthied by 4-3 ard 5-4 counts to knock the sailors
out of the running for the
championship. best hitters on the team and
The officers already have won wound up with a handsome average.
a trophy, emblem of the league Capt. Dangler was the real spark-
championship during the regular plug and the team perked up con
season, and have swept through siderably after he returned from
two games of a playoff series for a DS assignment at another sta-
another trophy. If the officers tion.
win tomorrow, they will be pre- Lt. Bill Cleary at first and
sented with their second trophy Lt. Bill Mendelson at third play-.
immediately following the game, ed steady ball throughout the
and it will be placed alongside campaign. The "good field, ho
the other in a suitable place on hit," adage proved true in Lt.
the field. Cleary's case as he found it
Managed by Lt. Herb Edelman, difficult to hit his normal
former Brooklyn Prep luminary, stride on the offense during the
the officers swept aside all season, but his value as a de-
league opposition as they raced fensive player more than over-
to the pennant. In the early came his shortcomings as a hitter.
.stages of the season, the team Lt. Mendelson was a steady player
had several weak spots, but the at the hot cornel, while long
acquisition of Lts. Jim Bailey range hits which boomed off his
for shortstop, Greg Greene for bat turned many close games into
second base and Moe Freeman, who victories for his team. Lt$.
is equally at home at either in- Lloyd McDaniel in left, Stan Droew
field or outfield positions, re- gowski in center and Herb Edel-
sulted in a smooth working club man in right formed an outfield
that clicked from the start. that possessed punch, plus de-
The combination of Lt. Joe fensive ability. Lt. Drongowski
Glasser on the mound, and Capt. was a consistent long ball hite
Jack Dangler behind the bat, was ter, while Lts. McDaniel and
one hard to beat. Lt. Glasser Edelman had the happy faculty qf
was at his best when the going hitting in the clutches.
was roughest, while Capt, Dang- Lt. George Lasker proved an
ler's bullet-like throws to the able substitute at first base,
bases brought.grief to many while Lt. Bill Johnson filled in
would be base stealers. It. Glas- acceptably at every position ex-
ser,1in addition to his pitching cept mne batwsry, when called
-4ability, proved to be one of the-upon

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Pe~re 10 THE TY1~fl)ALL TARGET



The Medics' baseball team is anx-
ious to book games fo their unbest-
able combination. After downing the
Tyndall Tornadoes twice they met
the 69th nine and coasted to an 1I-3
victory in four innings. (Darkness
fell before the Medics took off their
You know there should be eye ex-
aminations given to umpires just be-
fore they "work" a game. Of course
some of the eyes would take so fong
that the game would be delayed too
One of the best-sellers-to-be,
"Shipyard Regulations," was seen in;
the hands of Cpl. "Garbo" Gagnard.
Nominations for the "meanest
man" stop when they reach T/Sgt.
Matonak. Just before hitting the
sack he drops a nickel on the floor
and tells his roommate, Sgt. Kulas,
that that is for the man that sweeps
up in the morning. However, Kulas
says that Matonak gets up during
the night and retrieves the nickel.
Pfc. Stam is credited with this
one: The other day he pulled his
rank on Sgt. McGinness of the "out-
side engineers" and actually thought
that Sgt. M. would jump at his
(Stam's) wishes.
We wonder who those two ser-
geants were that went to the bowl-
ing alleys to get the waxing machine
and were told to see the chaplain
about it. Among other details, the
chaplain now has to worry about
waxing machines!
Speaking of wax brings to light
another jokt about the WAACS. One
of the wardmen was seen waxing his
ward and was asked where he got the
wax. He replied that he got it from
Pvt. Wilson at Ward. No. 3. When
Wilson was found he was asked if he
had any wax in his ward. He re-
plied, "Yeah, I got a WAAC in my
ward and she would have hemor-
Have you ever noticed that the
eyes are the most expressive part of!
the face? Someone down here made

Skunk Hollow
If you ve seen some of the perman-
ent party of Skunk Hollow walking
around with their heads in the air,
you'll know that they at last got that
promotion that they have been wait-
ing for for so long.
We wish to thank Capt. Freeman
for the Variety Show that was shown,
here on Monday night. Thanks to;
the personnel that took part in the'
show. The boys really did enjoy it
and we hope that we can have one,
When you come down from the:
main area you would think that we,
have a tent city down here but we:
had to have some place for the boys
to keep the stars out of their eyes:
when they are trying to get short in-
tervals of sleep.
Are there any more formations
that can be found? We have about,
all that we know of. The boys are
on the go 24 hours a day, meeting
dental survey, dental appointments,
pressure chamber, night vision test,
guard, range detail for trap setting
and the most important of all, kitch-
en police, beside the many other for-
We hated to see Lt. Drazem leave
us. He was the little man about.
this place, and now Lt. Converse and
Lt. McLaughlin are leaving.
We wish we could give you more
new.; about the boys that come here,
but 'hey are only here for a few days
and then are gone, so we cannot
make the contact. If there are any
boys that are in Skunk Hollow who
would lile to turn in news items, you
may do so by giving it to the Order-
ly Room.

that amazing discovery much to the
chagrin of workers in supply.
Furloughs are the shortest route
to matrimony, for our boys. The
'dental clinic scored again when Sgt;
Schlodzick brought the Mrs. for a
"little" stay in P. C.
When these girls set out to get
something they will try any method:
One of ours down here has been busy
eating the kind of candy that a per-
son doesn't but, but receives. After
a two week build-up, he finally asked
for a date.
-S/Sgt. Charles S. Laubiy:

Cellar Fliers

Pvt. (Big Deal) Dowling must
have put over some important ones.
while on his furlough. His first
question on returning was "Who is:
the Governor of.Florida?"
It's pure rumor but someone said
they saw Eggie rushing over to tlhe
hospital right after the meeting last
Vik says he is still hunting that
WAAC that ate the chicken he was
bringing home several weeks ago.
,T.hat deal didn't pay off, did it Vik?
Wonder why Pete Shull got up,
Saturday night and left his dinner
untouched and came back to camp?
Maybe he can't keep up with the old
men (or something).
We never thought Sgt. Seagle was-
that way, but someone actually saw
him carrying bundles for another
Sergeant's wife Saturday night. He
said it was an old friend, but. we
wonder where the other Sgt. was.
For the benefit of anyone who hap-
pens to read this, Jimmy Charles'
real name is Charles 'Hammock, and
he ain't in Squadron B!
Groover, quote: "If I don't make
Corporal (again) in 15 days I'm gon-
na get the out of here!" Un-
It seems Smitty :yvas out with his
wife Friday night. -At least he went
home with her (after she came after
Pvt. (Rodney the Rock) Stevens
finally got his man last week in the
volley ball game. His wicked left
connected with Shriber and broke
his finger. Wonder if that had any-'
thing to do with. Shriber forgetting
to turn his oxygen on? They say
he was really a scream lying there
Mike K. says that on his next fur-
lough he won't go any farther north.
than the barracks, and no farther
south than the beach. He must have
had an awful case up in the chamber
the other day. Or maybe something
up in Pa. changed his mind.
\ One of the new men, Pvt.. Propper,
says he is trying to forget his past,
so please don't call him "Ding
Ding" anymore.
Evidently, Lt. Gray thinks very
little of DeVane's brand of tobacco,
but at least DeVane never received
a note like the following. We quote:
"Lt. requests that you send
a gas mask equipped detail and a
,decontamination squad to remove one
---, alias pipe, from his office."
Congrats to the men of the 25th
for moving, into a rather run-down:
barracks on Friday night and still
making.87 on inspection.
Mason got one stripe more while
'he was gone. Wonder how many,
more his wife gave him when he got;

Morale is knowing you've gof'
.an extra five dollar bill sunk
deep inside your left GI -shoe.

Sign at back of honeymoon car-
'just married. Till draft do us

An estimated crowd of four hundred was on hand last Tuesday
night at the Colored Rec Hall to witness the local USO pre-
sentation of the*"Stormy .Monday" Revue.
The show was presented under the supervision of Jesse Word,
,USO director, with Dot DaValt, associate director, as Dance
Advisor. The musical score was by Count Doby's orchestra, and
the show itself was written and directed by Homer S. Jackson.
Performing in the revue were sixteen vivacious girls from
the Girls' Service Organization and guest vocalists Audrey
Nitchell, Estelle Johnson and.Frankie Perry. Comic relief was
furnished by Charlie Long, Jr., and Harvie L.- Wright. Acro-
batics by W.A. Fullmore, B. Albert Jones and Rachael Helm
rounded out the show.

Brown Bombers

SIt seems that a~Tew coTored lieu,-
tenants from Camp Rucker hit Pan-
ama City last Saturday night, and
aided and abetted by a few snappy
roadsters, they coralled all the local
debbs, otherwise known as chicks..
Rank hath its privileges, and in this
case all of the squadron's ranking,
non-coms had the privilege of spend-1
ing a strictly G. I. evening for a
change. On. sober second thought,
however, the gals decided to pass up
the glamour boys for something safe,
sane and steady, and at the ball game
on Sunday there were quite a few
reconciliations. The experience was
very chastening for a few of the
high steppers. Hi, Sargie!
It's 'taken a threat of restrictions,
lijit the barracks softball ,league is
finally beginning to function. Quite
apart from the news value, we real-
y think that some of the shyer vio-:
pets in the outfit will greatly bene-
Ifit if they will change their recrea-'
tbon from skin game to softball.
SOn-Sunday, Aug. 29, there will be'
a boat ride sponsored by the local:
SU. S. O., and as accommodations will
[be limited, it has been- decided that
members of the most presentable
'barracks on the Saturday morning
.inspection will be the lucky guys.,
That's what I call putting the in-
specting officer on a spot. The in-'
spection mark last Saturday fell
way the h- and gone away from
the winning mark of two weeks ago
and it was hard td discover any dif-
ference in the make-up of the two
inspections. Not that we are grip-
ing This new incentive may
change the result.
Wonder what "Red" Sessoms was
doing in Pensacola on Saturday
night. Thought he had something.
lined up in Panama City?
We recall a story in the Target .'
few weeks ago about someone bei4
very indignant at not being able t
find his state pannant in the P. X.
until it was pointed out to him. Like-
.wise Cpl. Bill Baker on his first trip
,to the new Rec Hall, when 'he was
unable to find a pennant presentn.

ing':that grand old commonwealth of
North Carolina. The "Rocker" would
be obliged if someone would remedy
the 'deficiency.
Cpl. E. Lupoe got out of the hos-
pital just in time to see his squadron
:baseball club shellacked by Port St.
Joe to the tune of 12 to 3 on August
122. And just a few weeks ago he
was claiming that the cluij had nev-
ier been beaten. Now he's claiming
,that his absence during practice ses-
sions is apparent.
See you later!
-Cpl. A. E. Williams.

White Flashes

Last Saturaay's inspection found
us almost on top again with ninety
seventh points One of these Sat-
urdays we are going to win that
flag if inspections continue to be as
good as they have been in the past
couple of weeks.-.
Friday night the barracks were
full of cigar smoke. Congratulations
to all of you men who are sporting
additional stripes. Maybe some of
-the men who were disapopinted will
be able to hand out the cigars-next
Once again our volley ball court is
in excellent shape; and no doubt it
will get a lot of use since this game
is getting Very popular all around
the field.
What certain man in our squadron
recently mowed the lawn in the
moon light for not standing re-!
treat ?
It seems that Corporal Burleson
would find it much more comfortable
:putting the needle through the sleeve
,of his shirt instead of his fingers,
while sewing on those Corporal

Se 'lould you like to see where
I was operated on for apendici tis?'
He: 'No. I hate hospitals.'

C9: 'TWo privates are asking Por
overnight passes. They say they
pre pals of the 1st sergeant.'
Adjutant: 'Nuts No 1st ser-
geant ever had two friends. '

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1. There are four time belts
in the United States. How many
are there In the world?

2. Which is the most catching-
laughing, crying or yawning?

3. There are five cities in the
United States with.a population
of over a million, according to
the last census. I am going to
name four of them and you tell
me what the fifth one is: New
York City, Chicago, Los Angeles,

4. If the tallest mountain in
the world were laid down on Man-
hattan Island, would it be short-
er or longer or about the same

5. There are 18,852 newspapers
and magazines published in the
United States. Which are there
more of magazines or daily

6. I am going to name three
pairs of adjectives and you are
to tell me which pair may mean
the same thing: credible and in-
credible; corporate and in-
corporate; corrigible and in-

7. Was there a women's Marine
organization in World War I?

8. Give within three pints the
capacity of the average person's

9. If someone invited you to
an al fresco party, what kind of
a party would that be?

10. There are five states in
the United States which border
on the Gulf of Mexico. Name four
of them.

1. Twenty-four.
2. Yawning.
3. Detroit.
4. It would be shorter. Mt.
Everest, the tallest mountain in
the world, Is about 5J miles high,
less than half the length of the
island of Manhattan.
5. Magazines. There are 6,354
magazines and only 1,894 daily
6. Corporate and incorporate
may both be used to mean combined
into one body or incorporated.
7. Yes. They were called
8. The capacity of the human
stomach is about three pints.
9. Open air; outdoor.
10. Florida, Alabama, Missis-
sippi, Louisiana, Texas.

GT: 'I dreamed about you last
Girl: 'How did you make out?'
GI: 'I put on another cover.'

Available from Commercil News Providers"

The American Legion Magazine
reports this reply to tne girl whose
name and address accompanied the
home knit socks: "Some socks.
Some fit. Used one for a hammock
and one for a mitt. Hope we meet
when I've done my bit, but who in
the devil taught you to knit?"

Many a heaving bosom is nothing
more than a hope chest.

Target Cartoons By Lippold
In the absence of rurloughig
Sgt. Marshall Goodman, Pfc. Bill
Lippold, fellow member of the
drafting department, has been
furnishing the Target with its
LippolI is a former commercial
artist from Louisville, Ky.
He attended the Louisville Art
Academy and many of his illus-
trations have appeared in news-
papers and magazines.

August 28, 1943


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Gunners of the Week

Squadron A

Calls Pittsburgh, Pa., his home
town....Entered AAF in May, 1942,
as an aviation cadet.
Graduated from Oakmont High
School in 1935; attended Carnegie
Institute of Technology for 2f
Is married and before enlist-
ment was employed as an insurance
field engineer and special agent
by the Atlantic Mutual Insurance
Co. of New York.
Hopes to qualify as a bombar-
dier upon the completion of his
cadet training.

Squadron D

Entered Army in Nov., i942 and
was assigned to Medical unit at
Camp pickett, Va.
Accepted for cadet training
from Camp Pickett in Jan., 1943.
Was born in Norwalk, Conn.I;;
employed as supervisor in the
roller department of the Stafford,
Conn., Roller Bearing Co. for
seven years previous to entrance
in Army.
Has no definite plans for future..
Graduates-from gunnery school
this week..

'Squadron C
Charlotte, N.C., is the home
town of this week's top gunner.
He is 22 years old, graduated
from the local high school, for
which he played quite a bit of
Enlisted in Air Corps in June,
1940. Sent to Truax Field for
radio operator's course and then
to Boca'Raton for highly spec-
ialized course there.
Wants to be assigned to aerial
patrol duty after completion of
gunnery training.

Squadron E

Friends and acquaintances call
him "Dead-Eye Dick" as a tribute
to his hunting prowess. Is 26
years old and calls Chandler,
Texas, his home town.
Was attending Baylor Univer-
sity when enrolled as an aviation
cadet. Majored in Business Ad-
Couldn't make grade as pilot
and was returned to civilian
life for one year.
Enlisted in AAF in August,



Squadron B
Hails from Indianapolis, Ind.;
is 24 years old.
Graduated from a local high
school and enlisted in Nov.,
After completing A.M. course
at Chanute was transferred to
Canal Zone. Spent 17 months
there as mechanic in.tow target
Left Panama April 22, 1943, for
aviation cadet classification
center at Nashville, Tenn.
Couldn't make grade as navi-
gator and applied for gunnery

Squadron F

Is 20 years old, and a native
of Haggard, Kan...Employed as a
grain elevator assistant at the
timeof induction, March 6, 1943.
Was sent to Miami for basic
training and then to Lowry Field
for armorer's course.
Played baseball for high school
and local teams as pitcher and
shortstop. .Is married and has a
five-year old daughter.
Will complete fourth week of
gunnery training tomorrow.
Plans to go back to same job
after "duration."




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