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TYNDALL FIELD, PANAMA CITY, FLA.
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Lt.Col. Jack L. Randolph
Special Service Officer:
Capt. Owen 0. Freeman
Public Relations Officer:
Lt. William B. Pratt
Capt. J.A. Dickerman
S/Sgt. Arnold Milgaten, Sgt.
Saul Samiof, Sgt. Neil Pooser,
Cpl. Harry Bardi
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/Sgt. W. Busby, T/Sgt.W. Castle,
Sgt. J. Mitchell. S/Sgt. F.
urchill, S/Sgt. C. 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.
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..."and our Flag was still there"
Monday, September 13, marked the 129th anniversary of the writing
of the Star Spangled Banner..written in one of the gravest periods
in our country's history, it inspired the hearts of all Americans
and its glorious lines echoing down the corridor of the years, is a
singing flame in the breasts of America's fighting men.
Once again ,by the dawn's early light' our men are piling on the
beaches of the pacific..and on the battle-stained fields of war the
bombs are bursting fiercely, revealing by the 'rocket's red glare'
the struggle and the flight of clashing armies. Where peril is,
there flies our flag, the flag *that so proudly we hail."
Since that memorable day in 1814 when Francis Scott Key composed
his mortal epic of tne flag he loved so dearly the song and the
flag have weathered many storms together.
In the charnel-house of Gettysburg, the Army of the Potomac, posted
on the heights of Round Top and Cemetery Ridge, had suffered severe
losses in the first two days of the battle. It was their love for
the flag that enabled the Union forces on the third day, to stop and
finally break the back of pickett's desperate charge up the slope of
Cemetery Ridge and turn the tide of war in the North's favor.
In fever-ridden Cuba, the Spanlards firmly entrenched on the
eminence of San juan, had beaten off numerous attacks by the Rough
Riders. Then someone shouted, 'let's rally round the flag boys' in
a few minutes the hill of San Juan was ours and over the campfires
'by the twilight's last gleaming," rose the heroic notes of the Star
It was the eve of battle. A chaplain attached to one of the
American units had Just concluded his prayer to the 'Lord, God of
Hosts,' for victory in the trying days ahead. The men asked him to
lead them in song. The song he chose for that evening would tomorrow
lead them in battle and on to the war's greatest victory. The song
was the enshrined composition of Key's, the victory...the magnificent
battle of the Argonne.
Over the great ice-house of the North Pole, planted there by peary,
waves the daring of our flag and riding at anchor in the southern-
most harbor of puntes Arenas, is a freighter flying our colors.
Always, through the years, our flag has been a symbol of the heart
at peace in America and in tne stirring beauty of our national an-
them, the oppressed and beaten of the world have found promise and
a -nw faith.
Today, America's sons are not at home. The rooms they once filled
are empty in the houses they once lived in. Deep in dream and sleep
they lay in the tangled approaches to a Japanese airdrome on New
Guinea...brightly, in the vales of Italy burn the fires of their
bivouac and there are many who are at endless rest in some corner
of a foreign field that is forever America's. By their courage,
they have given 'proof thru the night that our flag is still there.'
Softly, does freedom's colors wave over our brave, lightly does
it finger their still strength.. forever free. For the song lives
on...and the peace must follow!
PRAISE THi LORD AND HEED THIS ADMONITION
pray now. Dont wait until you're on a combat mission, or
on an operating table, or in a foxhole.
The plea of a stranger is never as effective as the Plea of
Get to your religious service. It is better to be sleepy
in chapel than fast asleep in the barracks.
Learn the Lord's prayer, the Our Pather. It's more useful
than knowing the words of the latest song hit.
Read your Bible. It's both GI and protestant, GI and Jewish,
GI and Catholic.
Be tolerant. When the other fellow treats someone well, he's
toadying; when you try the same game, you are using tact.
Remain pure. Yotucan't get to heaven by raising hell.
Rxasine your conscience every night. That's one policing de-
tail you should never try to goldbrick.
Don't be hypercritical. When the other fellow acts that way,
he is ugly; when you do, it is nerves. When he's set in his
ways, he's obstinate; when you are, it's firmness.
fell it to the chaplain. He's just your local minister or
your parish priest in uniform.
A.M ....Gunners Mass at
A.M ....Protestant Wor-
Service at Theater.
A.M......... .... Mass
P.M.... Fellowshlo Club
12:15 P.M....Protestant Wor-
7:30 P.M....Choir Rehearsal
7:30 P.M.....Jewish Service
(Also, the Chaplain will
hear confessions anytime he is
present at the Chapel)
"BACK THE ATTACK!"
-BUY WAR BONDS-
Third War Loan
86th SUB-DEPOT MARKS 2nd ANNIVERSARY;
ITS 400 CIVILIANS AND OFFICERS
"KEEP 'EM FLYING" HERE
Major Loren E. Bryan
Thursday, September 16,. marked the second anniversary of
the Air Service Command's 86th Sub-Depot, the organization
that "Keeps 'en Flying" here at Tyndall Field.
Under the able direction of Major Loren A. Bryan, commanding
officer since its inception, the 86th Sub-Depot has kept pace
with the swift expansion of the Army Air Forces. From a small
beginning two years ago, the Sub-Depot has grown until it no'
numbers almost 400 civilian employees and officers.
For the information of those not familiar with the Air
Service Command's functions, the
which is designed to operate
the station enginnering and
supply activities. It oper-
ates under the direct control
of the control depot to which
it is assigned. There are
twelve control depots which
operate directly under the
Commanding General, Air Ser-
vice Command, Patterson Field,
Fairfield, Ohio. The control
depot for this area is located
at Brookley Field, Mobile,
Alabama. Brigadier General J.
A. Mollison is the commanding
general of the Mobile Air Ser-
Early in its history, the Air
Service Command adopted the
slogan "Keep 'em Flying." This
is literally what the Sub-De-
pot does. It services the
planes at Tyndall Field and
keeps them in tip-top flying
condition at all times; it
procures and furnishes all the
supplies which are needed to
carry on this huge volume work.
From an incredibly small be-
ginning, the Army Air Forces
has in the short space of two
years grown tobe the mightiest
air force ever created by any
nation. The Air Service Com-
mand is justifiably proud of
its part in this achievement.
The AoS.C. is largely a civ-
ilian organization. It is man-
ned by 300,000 civilians, and
the military management con-
sists of approximately 8,000
officers. Another 7,000 off-
icers and 150,000 enlisted men
are under its command being
trained for activities over-
seas. The majorityof the per-
sonnel are highly skilled mech-
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KINGMAN. GUNNERS WIN AAF
SHOOT AT HARLINGEN
Kingman, Arizona's Army Air
Field neared permanent possession
of the AAF silver cup to be award-
ed the first aerial gunnery school
to three times win national gun-
nery meets when they hung up their
second win in a national shoot at
Harlingen, Tex., Sept. 12-13.
The nation's six competing
schools finished up in the fol-
lowing order: Kingman, Ariz.;
Laredo, Tex.; Harlingen, Tex.;
Fort Myers, Fla.; Las Vegas,
Nev.; and Tyndall Field, Fla.
Sub-Depot is an installation
86th Sub-Depot Commander
Major Loren E. Bryan
BEST ORIENTATION BULLETIN'
BOARDS TO RECEIVE AWARDS
According to a memorandum re-
leased by the Special Service
Office on Thursday, prizes for
interest and ingenuity displayed
by squadrons in connection with
their orientation bulletin boards
will be awarded to both the squad-
rons and the individuals involved.
The awards. will be made in
order to stimulate organization
pride and interest in the Boards.
prizes to the squadrons will con-
sist of useful articles for the
day rooms, while weekly awards
to individuals will consist of
three tickets to the post Theater
or forty-five cents worth of post
MILITARY COURTESY-TO BE
Soldier, you'd better practice
that salute so that it.snaps.
For beginning next week a de-
tail of five officers will make
the rounds of the field, and any
man who fails to salute when he
should, or commits any other
breach of military courtesy, will
be reported to his organization
The detail of officers will
keep their eye on officer person-
nel, also, and any officer who
commits a violation of military
courtesy will be reported to
GUNNER DELIVERS STIRRING G.I.s TO FIRE 180 ROUNDS
ADDRESS TO FELLOW
"I feel mighty proud to have
passed this course and that I am
going to have the privilege of
entering advanced gunnery train-
ing. Not only do I want to do
my utmost for the United States,
but I also have a very personal
grudge to settle with Germany."
So spoke Sgt. Martin Neuhaus to
fellow members of Squadron F's
Class 43-37 at their graduation
ceremonies last Tuesday.
Sgt. Neuhaus left Germany in
1939 with his mother and father,
leaving all of their possessions
with the Nazis. After a six-month
stay in England, they came to
Also impressive were the ad-
dresses delivered by Lt. Lawrence
Berner, C.O. of Squadron F and
Chaplain William Dorney. Chap-
lain Dorney eulogized American
manhood and particularly the
courage and spirit demonstrated
by the. members of the nation's
TYNDALL. FIELD DANCE BAND
SEEKS APPROPRIATE NAME
Calling all whirling dervishes!
Calling all G.I.s, Wacs, Officers
and civilian employesl Come on
you jive happy gymnasts and send
in your choice of a name for the
Tyndall Field Dance Band.
The contest is open to all mil-
itary and civilian personnel on
this field subject to military
and harmonious law.
The contest which starts today
September 13, Will end on Wednes-
day night October 3, and the new
name initiated on the Thursday
evening broadcast October 4.
The prizes will be $5.00 in War
Stamps for the lucky winner and
$3.00 and $2.00 respectively will
go to the persons submitting the
next best name ideas. The names
of all winners will be announced
on the October 4 broadcast.
The judges will consist of
Capt. Freeman, Special Service
Officer, Lt. Moore, Assistant
S.S. Officer, and W/O Missal,
bandleader. Names are to be sent
to the Special Service Office.
OUR FRONT COVER
The ammunition passer is
smiling Charlie Blankenship of
Ordnance. That box of Cal. 30
Ball Ammunition that sits so
easily on his left shoulder,
holds 1500 cartridges weight
I 10 Ibs. Well built and adept
in ammunition handle ing- "Blankie"
totes his boxes with a smile.
Elsewhere on the cover you
see the men of Ordnance hard
at work linking, painting,,
sorting and boxing Cals. 30
and 50 Ball ammunition, to meet
the firing needs of Tyndall's
Praise the Lord! They' re
backing the attack...with am-
The photograph was taken by
Sgt. Dan Levinson of the Post
permanent party personnel-en-
listed and commissioned-will
fire weapons ranging from a 22
caliber rifle to a 45 caliber
Thompson machine gun in a famil-
iarization course to begin Sept.
A schedule showing when person-
nel of the various squadrons will
fire appears in Training Memoran-
dunm 29, published this week.
Each permanent party member
will fire 180 rounds with the 22
caliber machine gun, 20 rounds
with a 22 caliber rifle, 20 rounds
with a 45 caliber pistol and 45
rounds with a 45 caliber Thompson
Duties and details will be
staggered so that the enlisted men
may fire with their organizations
on the dates prescribed. Upon the
completion of firing, each en-
listed man will rebelt the aount
of ammunition he fired,
WHAT'S DOING NEXT WEEK
7:00 P.M. Movies at Station
8:30 P.M. Movies at Receiving
12:45 P.M. Music Hour at Post
Theater. prokifieff's peter and
the Wolf, W/O Missal commentator.
7:00 P.M. Cadet Graduation Party
at Rec Hall. (Building off-lim-
its to Enlisted Personnel after
Tennis Courts on Post Ball
Diamond open for practice.
12:30 P.M. A&R Representatives
Meeting at Athletic Office.
7:00 P.M. Movies at Station
8:00 P.M. Information Tease
Contest at Rec Hall. 35Dth vs.
446th. Sgt. David Wolfkill Quis-
8:30 P.M. Movies at Receiving
7:00 P.M. Movies at Receiving
Squadron. "Desert Victory. "
5:30 P.M. Regular', scheduled
volley ball games.
8:00 P.M. Weekly Dance at USO.
T/F Band broadcast over WIXP.
8:00 P.M. Movies at Colored Rec
Hall. "Desert Victory."
12:30 P.M. Special Service Non-
Com Meeting at post Library.
7:00 P.M. Weekly Variety Show
at Receiving Pool.
7:30 P.M. WILP broadcast of
8:30 P.M. T/F Radio Playhouse
6: 30 P.M. Radio Workshop Period.
7:00 P.M. Movies at Station
8:00 P.M. Regular weekly GI
Dance at Rec Hall. T/F Band
broadcast over WIjP.
8:00 P.M. Regular weekly Color-
ed GI Dance at Colored Rec Hall.
8:30 P.M. Movies at Receiving
5:30 P.M. Regularly scheduled
volley ball games.
8:00 P.M. Movies at Colored Rec
September 18, 1943
THP TYNTIATT, TARrrF7~~
D 3 Q
QUESTION: Do YOU THINK THAT
FATHERS SHOULD BE DRAFTED?
Interviews and Ph- tos
By ~SG. DAN LEVINSON
CPL. GBORGB GALLON, Glen Cove,,
L.I,.; transient Aircraft: "Yes,
I think they should, fathers
have more to protect and have
sore at stake than single sen."
NE l ENEL .M-', 1-
P"t. DOROTBT SIIGLEIO, Laf,-
ette, La.; Target counter: Group
2: "I don't believe they should,
They have families to take care
of, while a single man is obli-
gated to no one but himself."
CPL. PINCS 1. MCCLELLAN. GutLf-
Port, Hiss.; Dept. of Training:
"fo, I don't think they should.
Fathers have responsibilities and
obligations while a single man
can do as he pleases."
il/SG0. JOBSN SHANK. Hershey,
Pa.; Coasunications Dept.: "1
don't think fathers should be
drafted inasmuch as there ar6t
many single sen not in the army
Awo are working at defense jobs
and can be replaced by fathers."
As I P.f.c.
NOW. AND FOREVER
Now that Italy has capitulated,
we may reasonably expect to have
(Ankara) Turkey gracing our con-
ference tables long before the
Thanksgiving season rolls around.
If we get Hungary before then,
there's always the Japanese Diet-
heavily bombed Tokyo toast for
supper and a tall glass of Vichy
for tomorrow's aerial hangover.
Of late it has been whispered
in high Nazi circles that Der
Feuhrer is h, ing another siege
of obsession.- This time it is
anthropology as witness the 'cap-
ture' of Italy's former Dictator
by Nazi paratroopers. In the
person of lhe very Ill Duoe, pro-
fessor Hitler has acquired for
himself the only white elephant
extant in Europe.
During the last visit by Allied
bombers, large oil tanks stored
on the docks of Makassar in the
Dutch Celebes were hit and the
oil began to flow. While resting
in his favorite chair, a sparse-
haired Japanese colonel of in-
fantry received a totally unex-
pected hot oil shampoo. By this
time thoroughly dissatisfied with
his post and anxious to prevent
the further staining of his es-
teemed 'Morris,' the irate Sam-
urai had ordered an antimacassar
to replace Makassar.
Resolved to keep German losses
at a minimum, the German news
agency DNB in its announcements
for September 13, said that three
more Germans had been executed
for 'defeatism.' That makes- three
more to be added to the total of
Germans killed in Russia. Cor-
rectly stated, the figures now.
exceed 600, 000-DNB please copy.
pfc. E.T. Delbyek
.Tricky Italian General
Tries Ruse, Fails
Palermo, Sicily (CNS)-When
American troops arrived here, Lt.
Gen. Traina Francesco, deputy
judge advocate general of the
Italian Army, whipped off his
uniform and donned civilian at-
tire. He then asked to be classi-
fied as a civilian. The Allies dis-
allowed his claim, however, and
shipped him to Africa as a mili-
Wounded Army Pigeon
Walks Home, Lays Egg
Camp Hale, Col. (CNS)-An
Army carrier pigeon badly
wounded by a hawk-was found
trying to walk home. Shortly
after its rescue, the bird laid an
Yanks Shoot Propaganda
Sicily (CNS)-The Yanks in
the Sicilian campaign stuffed,
propaganda messages into hollow
mortar-like shells and looped
them over the enemy lines.
"You'd better give up," the mes-
MY FAVORITE PHOTO
Cpl. RAY WICK of Ordnance
is a native of Hibbing, Minn.,
and his first love is skiing.
The 22 year old snow glider
has been skiing since the age
The picture above showing
Ray and his skis was taken
three years ago by his mother.
Ever since he first entered
the Army in September, 1942,
Ray has been sweating out a
transfer to the Ski troops.
Meanwhile, he has been a re-
liable member of the local
Ordnance firm, serving first
as a clerk and now as an am-
munition handler in that de-
Getting backto skiing, (even
the thought of it is cooling),
Wick has been participating in
ski meets throughout the North
Central States for the last
six years. Sun Valley, Idaho,
and Lake placid, New York, are
also familiar spots to Ray.
He has competed in meets with
Torger Tokle, present amateur
ski champion, Reider Anderson,
Birger Rund and other ski ing
'Between ski meets, the young
skier earned a livelihood as a
salesman for a wholesale fruit
and vegetable firm.
Wick is also a pole vaulter
of sorts, but his record of.
o10' should be broken by the
leap he takes the day his
transfer comes through.
News From Your
Evansville, Ind. (CNS) Mr.
and Mrs. Al Koenig ivere sitting
in the park when two boys with
handkerchiefs bound across their
faces sneaked up behind them
and mumbled, "Put up your
hands. This is a stickup." Mr.
and Mrs. Koenig ignored them
and after an embarrassing pause
the two boys went away.
Indianapolis (CNS) -Mrs. W.
C. Richter found a basket on her
back porch. In it was a baby boy
and a note reading: "William
Patrick Franklin is a good little
New York (CNS)-Edith Rey-
nolds, 22, sentenced to a jail
term for soliciting, told the judge
she "was through with this kind
of life" and would marry her
sweetheart tomorrow if allowed
to go free. "Not today," said the
judge, as he sentenced her to 30
Raleigh, N.C., is the home
town of pfc. DOUGLAS MIMS,
pictured above in a debonair
pose at the age of five.
Mims, a stalwart of the
"Fighting 69th, is 20 years
old and has had a fairly busy"
and interesting summer as a
member of the S.S. Life Guard
Prior to entering the AAF in
October, 1942, Doug was em-
ployed as a steel worker.
During his three year high
school career he starred for
two years at the tackle posi-
tion, and as a blocking back
in his senior year, on his
high-school gridiron team.
However, Doug's claim to
fame is his trip to Pasadena,
Calif., in 1940 as unofficial
mascot of the undefeated, un-
tied and unscored upon Duke
Blue-Devils. That was the
year that saw a comparatively
mediocre Southern California
eleven score a touchdown in
the last ten seconds of play
in the Rose Bowl classic and
win out by a score of 7-3.
When asked about post-war
plans, Mims confided that he
has a cousin in the beer in-
dustry and has been asked to
go to work for him. In view
of the drought of draft dis-
pensed suds in this vicinity
we are confident that Mims
will apply himself most earn-
estly in the peaceful days
Own Home Town
Brooklyn (CNS) Patrolman
John McCormick arrested ten
men because he said "their card
game was too noisy. The men
were freed when Patrolman Mc-
Cormick admitted that the noise
consisted almost entirely of
slapping cards on a table.
Brunswick, Ga. (CNS)-When
a passerby noticed a monkey
sitting, behind the wheel of a
burning automobile, he opened
the door and tried to get the
little fellow out but the monk,
who apparently had knocked the
car's cigarette lighter from its
socket and started the blaze,
wouldn't budge. The passerby
kayoed him with a paint brush
and put out the fire.
Palo Alto, Cal. (CNS)-Shirley
Temple became an aunt recently
when a son was born to Cpl. and
Mrs. Jack Temple here. Cpl.
Temple is Shirley's brother.
THE TYNDALLI TARGET
September 18. 1943 MT'UC 0
...... ... Well, after last week's initial performance, we've
no stage.fright, so let's tackle another seven days of Tyndall
activity...Two of Tyndall's nicer people met a stalemate at the Rose
Room last Sat. eve. Lt. Stan Drongowski and Miss Kitty Safar (303
Section) became so unhappy about the service they didn' t sweat out
their steak...The six-man golf team of Moye, McCrary, Broward, Bi-
shop, Larson, and Craumer journey to pensacola tomorrow. Return
match is a week from tomorrow in P.C.
panama City the home of the brave...Incidentally, did you ever
go to the Ritz Theater? qaite an experience: you stand in line for
an hour and a quarter, get your tickets, wait a half hour for seats,
finally fall over someone getting 'set,' then realize you've seen
the show before.
Ballet Dancers are rare, but Tyndall has one. Name's Mildred
McGee, she's a Wac Corporal, and she studied under the famous Ted
Shawn. She works at the Waller Trainer unit...pvt. Dick Libby and
his charming wife (he's Altitude Training Unit employee) at the USO.
They hail from South Portland, Maine...The vocals of Ruth Vun Kannon.
Her man plays sax and clarinet in the band...Weddings of the week:
lst/Sgt. Johnny Heidema and Wynelle Collins in P.C. Sunday...And
S/Sgt. John W. Tawney and Edith R. Ethridge Wednesday at the Post
Back from leave: Lts. pratt ana Crumrine, natives of Washington
and pittsburgh respectively, The weather, they say, is fine in them
parts...Willie, the Hq. cutup suggests: once a king always a king.
Once a Knight is enough...Auto wrecker Cpl. Harry Bardi, who goes
hossback riding Into automobiles. A police record for the lad? NO,
just his name on page one of the PCNH...Mrs. Bill Newsom, wife of
the 69th's Top-kick, visiting the post on Wednesday. Careful of that
Buick. Mrs. N.; one ticket at Tyndall is enough!
M/Sgt. Jack Golling is NCOIC of Tech Inspectors Office in absence
of M/Sgt. Wally DesJardins. Wally returns soon after brief visit to
Tech Inspectors School out in Denver...T/Sgt. Dick "Killer" Fnmk, the
shortest man at Tyndall. And the worst volley ball player (?*$#)...
Inseperable pals: M/Sgt. Earl Boutwell and his BeechNut chain'
terbacker. And his corn-cob pipe, too.. The new uniforms at the PX
are snazzy, Capt. Kelser. Howzabout stocking some sandwidges in
your T.F. Macy's?
The Signal Corps cameramen visiting the post are turning old TF In-
to the Hollywood of the Southeast. The stars: The French Squadron...
private First Class james Morgan Rabren, the KP cut-up, comments:
'If I'm not in the office, you can find me at Mess #1 asleep In the
supply room. '...That's all for this time, but remember, GI's, one
Tyndaller got out of his car with his girl friend to give it a push,
and what do you think happened? Someone stole the car .........
NEW WAC ARRIVALS ASSIGNED TO SPONSOR GALA GI DANCE
Tyndall's Wac Detachment was
increased last Monday afternoon
when 33 new members arrived here
from Newark, New Jersey.
The newcomers, mostly corporals
and technicians, fifth grade, are
graduates of a radio mechanic'.s
school in Newark, and have been
assigned to duty in the'Waller
The new arrivals from Newark
plus two from Daytona Beach boost
the present T/F Wac roster to 84.
I.C.S. OFFERS WIDE CHOICE
Officers and enlisted personnel
who desire to study courses not
offered by the Armed Forces In-
stitute, have a wide choice of
correspondence courses available
to them through the International
Study with the I.C.S. costs the
soldier only $12.00 for each
three months' term. This permits
the soldier to study as much as
he wishes during any three months'
term. He proceeds as fast as he
Catalogues and blanks are av-
ailable at the Special Service
Office, or you may write direct
to the Armed Forces Department,
I.C.S., Scranton, pa., for full,
Members of the Panama City
Junior Women's Club announced
this week their plans to sponsor
a dance for servicemen at the
USD on Monday, October 4.
The dance will be open to all
enls-ted servicemen in this vic-
inity and their wives or dates.
It is the intention of the club
to make the affair one of the
most elaborate ever staged in
Appropriate decorations will
adorn the USO auditorium which
will be arranged Incabaret style.
Dancing, entertainment, bridge
and bingo games and refreshments
are on the calender fbr the event.
INSTRUCTORS DISCUSS PLANS
The newly-formed Instructors'
Club convened at the post Library
on Thursday, Septetier 9, to form-
ulate the constitution and by-
laws of their organization.
*Until the group renovates their
newly-acquired Clubhouse, situ-
ated on the post Beach, the Club
Advisory Board will hold regular
meetings at the Post Library
every Thursday at 12:30 P.M.
The club is presently discuss-
ing plans for a tentative Ilallo-
ween party. "
Yank Samples Jap Chow
,. "" .
Kiska Japs left rice behind, they
fled in such a hurry. Here S/Sgt.
Edmond A. Birdsell of San Fran-
cisco uses chopsticks to sample
some of the rice, staff of life to the
Jap who knows nothing better.
Cluttered equipment in this shed
indicates Pvt. Nip is not a very or-
derly soldier and that he never
heard a sergeant bark, "Police up!"
This column is the first of what is hoped to be a weekly feature
in the Target. Its success will depend upon the cooperation given
to the reporters in each of the departments.
For the lack of a better title, we have improvised the above; how-
ever, anyone who has a sugjestlon for a more appropok heading is
urgently requested to submit same to his or her department reporter
or directly to the Target.
Eloise Tiller, Frances Gapen and Josephine Grimeley packed up their
NO. 18 stamps and went to Tallahassee shoe shopping. Mrs. Sylvla
Alberts of Finance lost her stamp so we hear, and couldn't make the
trip. She now faces the danger of going barefooted this winter.... It
is reported around that S/Sgt. William (Call Me Bristle-Top) Thurs-
ton has decided not to send any more laundry now that Italy has
fallen, for fear he won't get it back before the war. ends...Miss Dot
Stutts is worried about some lieutenant who is on DS. Will he or
not return to Tyndall. Ah! But not so with Jean Anderson. She's
all smiles since Lt. Don Hill returned from DS...Jennie Crawford, of
the Budget and Fiscal office, and S/Sgt. Thomas M. Curry. of the
Dept. of Training, nave plans ror sometime this Fall...Miss Georgla
Brannon left last Thursday to visit her family in palm Beach...Mary
D. Smith, personable secretary to Lt. Col. Hyndman for so long, has
returned to her home in Little Rock, Ark.
DEPT. OF TRAINING
The latest news is the Flewellen Goodman romance. They seem to
be progressing rapidly. He finally, after such a long time, manager
to tell her he 'wanted to see her alone.. ...Wonder what Mary Cather-
ine plant to do after the departure of Cpl. Buskey? Could it be
that she will spend all of her time with a certain S/Sgt...D.W.,'
with the Dept. of Training. (More power to you, D.W.)...The latest
grapevine news is that Martelle made a rushed trip to the mountains
of North Carolina. Wonder why? Could it be that she missed her
little 5'35 Air to Air Instructor, or could the feeling be mutual?
We'll leave the decision up to you...It seems that Fay liked Wash-
ington and New york very much, but prefers panama City as long as
the CAP's are stationed here...Lyndell has that blankety-blank-look-
on-her-face since the non-appearance of her 'one and only' from
Apalachlcola this weekend. Do you blame her?
Major T.H. McKey, Jr., reported on 24 August to assume his duties
as post migineer at Tyndall Field. The Major is a native of Atlanta,
Ga., and is a graduate of Georgia School of Technology. He was
transferred here from St. Petersburg Basic Training Center... Friends
of John Redmond, Jr., former Sanitary Engineer at Tyndall Water
Treatment plant, will be interested to learn that he is now a 2nd
Loole with the Sanitary Corps, and is training at Carlisle, pa...The
friends of A tokn C. Bolen, veteran Electrician wfth our organization,
were grieved to hear of his sudden passing on e September 1943.
hiss Alice Hodges was honored with
a miscellaneous shower at the home of Mrs. Marvil Larsen, on the eve
of her departure for her home at Apalachicola...This appears to be
the season's first victory for Navy over Army as Miss Hodges engage-
ment is announced to C.P.O. Robert Jackson, of the Coast Guard...
,*What's In a Name' might indicate that the P.E. has a small menagerie
as our personnel includes a Byrd, a Drake, a Koon, a Monk and Gib-
bons...This office wishes unlimited success to the Third War Bond
drive which opened on 9 September 1943 and asks each of you to 'Buy
Bonds and Bring Back our Boys.'
Se~tember 18. 19$9
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When Sgt. Bako goes to town and
waits two hours on a street corner
to meet a girl, something is brewing.
Watch him close, fellows, he needs
it. The unlucky girl's name is Jinx,
a sweet dish, too.
Our 1st Sgt. Al. Nelson, seems to
be playing a new role, that of Darf
Cupid. He was heard by a very re-
liable source making a date for the*
instructor's party last Friday night,
not for himself, but for our own, lit-
tle Lady Killer, Don Wedge. bon
was heard later to remark that Sgt.
Nelson couldn't have done better.
Well, well, we again hear from that
very prominent Cpl., Nick Amaddio.
Nick was seen down town having
quite a time trying to figure out what
to buy for Margie's birthday. What
is that girl back home going to do,
Nick, or has she already done it?
We could hardly believe our eyes
when we saw our Adjutant, Lt. God-
bold step out of a staff car the other
day. It was certainly a pleasant
surprise to see you up and around,
43-39 finishes the Academics this
week and start their air to air fir-
ing. Good luck fellows, hit that tar-
What's this we hear about Sgts.
V.ickers and Rachor crooning to A
nine year old girl in the bus last
The man who hands out all the
sugar reports, Cpl. Jimmy Dolan, ob-
served his first wedding anniversary
Saturday night. Congratulations,
"Hot Lips" Brody is loose again.
This time it's a defense worker a\
the Wainwright Shipyards. Where
do you get the charm, "Hot Lips."
-Sgt. Bob Allard, Jr.
As this paper goes to press the
members of Flight Four are busy lit-
tle chamber-maids. They are trying
to win the prized Squadron Flag for
the fourth consecutive week. In fact
the men .re taking up a collection
to buy a bag of cement. They plan
to make the flag a permanent fixture
in front of their barracks.
SMILES- You will always see the
following men in very pleasant
moods: Cpls. Baker, Hammond and
Perez. Besides their joyous feelings
you will also notice them pacing the
porch of their respective barracks
and chewing nails and fingers to the
In the near future say "Thanks
Pop" for the cigars they'll be passing
Pfc. Stanley Black has finally got-
ten Miss Helen Staikweather, of
Winn, Mich., to promise that she'll
wait for him forever if necessary.
Hc.ppy landing from all the boys.
CHEVRONS -- Sgt. Fulton, in
charge of Supply, tells me that he'
has requistioned from QM a large
quantity of wound stripes. The line
forms on the right. Before I finished
this notice the first casualty list
came into my hands. Heading this
list was S Sgt. Dalton, chest wounds;
Sgt. Cottrell, mashed finger; Cpls.
Harlander, Harris, Jones, and Pvt.
Merrill suffered minor injuries. The
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"Rubber Heel" ribbon will be present-
ed to all of these men, after they
run the obstacle course.
Speaking of, P. T. I hear that the
new name after they make a few
"minor" additions will be "Impossible
There comes a dreamy look in Sgt.
Mannye Bergman's eyes whenever
you mention Denver, Colo. He has
two pictures of his very beautiful
girl friend (Mommy). She is one
topic he never runs\ out of words
when speaking of.
S/Sgt. Menning, the genial mail-
man for Flight Four, has won the
coveted post of first in the chow for-
mation. To earn this honor he had
to come out with the best shoe-shine
in the flight.
SWEETHEARTS: Cpl. Mulhern,
Pfc. Adolfson and Pfc. Newton are
threatening drastic action if they
don't hear from you soon and often.
Cpl. Pomponio iArmetta) would like
to know if the earth is bigger than
OPEN LETTER TO THE POST
When I qualified for aerial Gun-
nery Training I was told not to bring
my wife, sweetheart or immediate
family along. In fact they even dis-
couraged any thoughts I had of ask-
ing them to visit me.
My problem is this: Since I can't
be with my loved ones I'd like to
speak to them by telephone. Since
this field hasn't the facilities to
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handle the number of calls that
would be made, I keep in touch with
the home folk's through correspond-
Last week the only stationery I
could buy had 48 sheets and 48 enve-
lopes, this enormous amount of let-
-ter writing equipment only cost $1.50.
Now if I were drawing an officer's
pay I probably wouldn't mind paying
this price. Drawing flying pay, I
might even consider it.
This Soldier's Store has it so work-
ed out that it is off limits to the stu-
dents, who only make. up about half
the military personnel on the field,
during school hours. It seems we
a-e crowding the P. X. TOO OFTEN.
When we finish a dull day's school
and eat supper, this Soldier's Store
either closed or getting ready to
close. A Student.
Your letter has been brought to
the attention of Capt. Clarence
Keiser, Post Exchange Officer.
He informed us that the sta-
tionery for which you paid $1.50,
had been placed on sale especi-
ally for officers who requested,
and can pay for, highest quality
On sale for the past month has
been a more than ample supply of
stationery ranging from $.35 to
$.65 in a less expensive brand.
The 'off limits' ruling has
been made by the Student Command-
ant's Office to eliminate over-
The PX Sales Dept. is open 'til
8.45 P.M. on Tuesdays and Thurs-
CHOOSE YOUR FRIENDS!
Lieut. Joseph H. Glasser, the
squadron's Commanding Officer, and
a mighty fine one, has departed for
Harlingen, Texas, for the Gunnery
meet and a twelve day leave. How-
ever, Lt. Downer is doing a fine job
of Acting C. O., and deserves the full
cooperation that his position requires.
The best way we know of is to head
the list in Saturday's inspection-so
come on lads and "G. I." for all your
Preston Greeves gets more mail
than anyone else in room No. 10, Bar-
racks 415-according to Dan Hazertz.
Could he be so green with envy?
Maybe Dan should subscribe to the
Lonely Hearts Club for a while! Is
there any truth to the rumor that
Pfc. Avery Briuger lost his girl to
the Casinovas? Inside dope on the
situation informs use that it's all on
account of a certain letter.
Faber was seen the other night at
the dance with a WAAC sergeant.
She really must have been "solid" as
the old boys talks about her in his
sleep Pfc. Julian Counts is sweat-
ing out an addition to the family. To
make matters worse, the boys keep
teasing him about not being home for
more than a year.
Garland Casey is working on a
hew angle for a furlough. We hope
he succeeds. He's been showing his
gal's picture to everyone and telling
all that she juat can't wait until he
gets home so she can pop the ques-
tion to him,
Corporal LeRoy Dremann has-been
itching to get his hame in the paper,
so here it is. He's showing off the
new issue of sun tans that are equip-
ped with the new bag effect in the
rear quarters We all hope that
"Crash" Mills gets out of the hospi-
tal for reasons of his own and that
Tech/Sgt. C. D. Smith be relieved of
his worrying about Mill's present con-
dition. He, too, would like to see him
get out, BUT QUICK.
The first dance of the newly
formed Instructors' Club got under
way with a bang. With free beers
and feminine pulchritude abound-
ing, the boys really went to town.
'pistol Packin' Mama' was there
Squadron 'A' enjoyed the Waller
Trainers very much while on the
flying line. Was it the novelty
of the thing or was it the Wacs?
Cpl. Robert I. Bennett borrowed
one of his buddy's shirts the
other day. What was that red
stuff on the collar, Bob? Don't
tell us that it was ink cause we
Pfc. E.A. (Early Ariser) Adams
wen* to bed with the chickens
last' week. Along about 11 P.M.
he woke up, asked if anyone had
answered roll call for him (his
roommates strung him along),
dressed and was halfway across
the P.T. area headed for the mess
hall before he noted the position
of the moon and the absence of
other G.I.s. That's what I call
a Super DeLuxe Chow Hound.
Squadron 'At is looking for a
name and distinctive insignia for
its orderly room sign. Any ideas
can be turned in to the squadron
clerk, Cpl. Marcus Stern.
-S/Sgt. H.A. pratt, Jr.
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NE WEEK OF THE WAR
mu- ,\-- "4&NNMMIMWeek of September 10-17
On Four Fronts
When Adolf Hitler started
this war and had knocked Po-
land to the ground, he made a
promise to the German people.
He pointed with pride to his
non-aggression pact with Rus-
sia, and declared that never
again would the German people
have to fight on two fronts.
Like so many of Hitler's
promi,"s, that one has been
Instead of just the one
front that Hitl-er promised,
the German people are now
fighting enemies on four
One side--the side that is
still generally looked upon as
the main front--is on the
English channel, where Hitler
must keep thousands of his
troops, waiting for an inva-
The second front was opened
when Hitler struck into Rus-
sia. That front, at first so
successful fbr him, is now his
The third front is in the
air-the constant aerial bom-
bardment which is wreaking
havoc in German industry and
The fourth and newest front
is on the south-in Italy.
Sharp resistance confronted
the American troops who landed
south of Naples at Salerno.
General Mark Clark's Fifth Ar-
my, after having little dif-
ficulty in establishing a
strong beachhead, ran into
trouble as the still-efficient
Nazi army rushed to give
treatment to the wound in
Europe's "soft under belly."
There was bitter fighting.
For a while it seemed that
the Americans might be pushed
back into the sea. In fact,
at one time the Germans claim-
ed that the United States
troops were being withdrawn.
Then sea-borne reinforcements,
strong aerial blows and a pow-
erful barrage from warships
turned the tide again. With
General Montgomery's British
Eighth Army rushing up from.
the south, the week ended with
the outlook bright.
From the meager reports
which were received from the
front lines, it was evident
that the fighting at Salerno
was the bitterest that the
Americans have yet encounter-
ed. The German air force, ap-
parently bolstered by planes
rushed from the home front,
gave plenty of trouble. The
casualty list probably will
Added to the Allies-occupied
territory as a sidelight to
the Salerno battle was the
island of Capri, 20 miles or
so off Naples. Remember the
song of eight or nine years
ago? It's the same place.
A ir Forces Get
Aerial warfare over Europe
during the past week was com-
paratively quiet except for
the battles over the Salerno
Flying Fortresses Wednesday
attacked German aircraft fac-
tories in the vicinity of Par-
is, but the RAF has not been
on any major night raids since
So far this month, the AAF
Fortresses have attacked 14
targets, four of them air-
craft plants and nine of them
Nazi airfields. Thus German
air strength seems to be the
main objective--the strength
which resists raids on indus-
trial centers and which, if
not weakened, could make the
big drive against Germany an
The Japs seem to be getting
They used to have a rather
stupid allergy to surrender,
preferring to die rather than
But, with the surprise with-
drawal from Kiska, they seem
to have adopted new tactics.
This week they moved out of
hotly-contested Salamaua be-
fore the advance of Australian
and American forces, and beat
a nimble though confused re--
treat to the neighboring base
There, the Allies were smash-
ing ahead, breaking through
the Jap defense lines at the
Nipponese air base on New
Russia used to be referred
to as the bear that walks like
a man. :2ut nowadays the Rus-
sians have more resemblance to
They are leaping ahead with
great strides, tearing big
slices of territory out of the
Ukraine which the Germans
seized,in their first advances
They have almost captured
vital Bryansk--some Soviet
troop-s by-passed that base
in an attempt to prevent Ger-
man retreat--and are drawing
ever closer to the big indus-
trial and rail center of Kiev.
They recaptured Novorossisk,
Black Sea naval base which has
long been in German hands.
An Army Begins
For nearly two years the
British have been building a
large and powerful army in
Syria. Intensive training has
made the little-known Ninth a
powerful striking force.
Mysterious reports from Tur-
key and Sweden say that the
Ninth Army has sailed from its
bases in the Middle East. The
typewriter strategists have
pretty well decided that the
Ninth is going to attack the
Perhaps Crete, the one-time
Greek Island which saw the
Nazis test glider-borne troops
on a large scale, will. be the
first target. It would give
the British a springboard from
which to leap at Greece and
thus start on the ancient in-
vasion road through the Bal-
kans to the heart of Europe.
The Symbol of the
Army Air Forces
T HE symbol of the Army Air Forces is a white star in a
blue circle. We paint it on the wings of all our planes.
Men watch for this insignia--from the deck of a troop
transport in the Coral Sea, from fox holes in a South
Pacific jungle, from the bridge of a lonely tanker in Alaskan
waters. Tired boys, far from home, battle-sore and facing
death, look up with red-rimmed eyes and see our emblem
in the sky-and cheer.
Still others of our sons are waiting and watching for this
symbol-General Wainwright's men and those who fought
at Wake and Guam. They stand behind the barbed wire
of Japanese prison camps. What will our white star, borne
on avenging wings, mean to them? The Germans hold
prisoners too, haggard men who with all their courage
endure the weary days until we come.
The white star is more than a design painted on fabric
or steel. It is the living symbol' of our own flesh, our own
blood, our own wounds, our own tears, our own fierce
anger. It is a sign to all men who live in darkness and in
chains. We Americans have put that star in the sky. We
must keep it there. It is a sacred symbol, for it glows with
Freedom's holy light.
-Fro,. AAF Blue Network Broadcast "Wings to Victory"
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AIR-MINDED CHARLIE PARKER NAMED BY MESS
OFFICER AS OUTSTANDING K. P. AT HESS #2
pvt. Charles Parker of "Eyeing the potato...! "
Knoxville, Tenn., was sel- "
ected by Mess Officer Lt.
Budd Hamende as one of the '
outstanling K.P.s at Mess
parker, a member of the
White Flashes, is 20 years ..
old and-his principal duty
is that of a tow target op-
erator. His ambition is to
be the pilot of a Flying
,\ort, and he is hard at
pork accumulating flying -
hours in his spare time.
Back in Knoxyille, Parker
was employed by an aluminum :.-
company as a heat-treat op-
erator. During his high
school days he played foot-
ball and basketball.
When questioned as to how
le felt at being selected
as a top-notch K.P., Parker
said that he regards the
kitchen duty as another job
and gives it his best ef-
For relaxation, he likes to go horseback riding with a girl named
Anna. He plans to return to his old job when the war is over and
settle down with his one and only.
The good news in "Skunk'Hollow"
this week is: The "E" flag is back
with us again after visiting Squad-
ron C for a week. The "E" has found
its home in "Skunk Hollow." Now
you find our boys singing a tune of
"Springtime in the Rockies" that
goes like this:
"See that 'E' flag in Skunk Hollow
Waving gently in the breeze
It's the einblem we all follow
Wearing dirty d- fatigues
Our C. O. we will remember
When we treat that housemaid's
As the one who did convince us
It takes work to get that 'E'."
At last T/Sgt. Welch and Cpl.
Childers can stop sweating. The
blessed event has arrived' in each
case. Both of the men have newly.
arrivedd additions in their family
Squadron "E's" write up in Tyn-
dall Target, Vol. 2, No. 33, dated 11
Sept., 1943, praising the competence
of the "Gold Bricking" course car-
ried on 'at "Skunk Hollow" was ap-
preciated by all concerned (hope the
green-eyed monster hasn't turned up
in our midst). After all, free pub-
licity is a great thing. In view of
the interest shown by the reporter
at Squadron E the personnel of the
Pool (E flag) Squadron has unani-
mously voted to extend to him a
scholarship in our College. With this
training E Squadron may not be so
allergic to the "E" flag.
The 25th Altitude Training Unit is
slowly but surely making itself
known about the Post. For a long
.time we were a small unit, conse-
quently we took little part in Post
But things have changed. Already
our volleyball team is leading the
league, 'with several victories and no
defeats. Our representatives at the
weekly Quiz program last week
brought home the banner from the
69th. Pvt. "Tex" Johnson, of the
25th, was high man for both groups.
We are entering teams in all ath-
letic events, and expect to take top
honors in a goodly number of them.
If any outfit cares to engage us in
in any. event, give us a ring at 3160.
Our personnel joins in thanking
Special Service for its part in equip-
ping our new Day Room.
Pfc. Alexander is back on the ball
again, now that he's sporting that
good conduct award and his stripes.
Even the new beer parlor started
running out when Cpl. Tuscan began
patronizing it. He and Sgt. Matalik
were just too much.
According to the weekly weight
chart, T/Sgt. Seagle better consult
the flight surgeon. His weight, ac-
cording to the record, dropped 21
pounds since last week. It might be
attributed to that new car and a
Maybe the Medics are afraid to
tackle our volley ball team. We can't
seem to get that game lined up with
Three weeks to go! That's the
thought uppermost in each of the
boy's minds now. The course is half
over. The Skeet shooting this week
proved a lot of fun and interesting
even though most of the fellows
have black and blue shoulders to
prove that they were indulging in
some plain and fancy practice.
We have seen the Turret and
Machine Gun exams come and go
and are still with the class. Things
are becoming routine and we are be-
ginning to like the hustle and bustle
that goes with the course.
Saturday's inspection saw us tie.
for second place and .bout a hun-
dred of the fellows were allowed to
visit the metropolis that is Panama
City. As one fellow said, "We walk-
ed three blocks west, two south, one
north, and two east and were out of
town." We told you so fellows, but
now that you have seen it for your-
self you should hope that you move
on from here--pity the poor perman-
Monday dawned bright and clear
and the vacant office of our Adjut-
ant, Lt: Sayre, reminded us that it
was school days beginning again for
him. Yep, he's in class 43-43.
After fifteen weeks we saw the
day arrive that was "S" day for Sgt.
Dewey. "S" day was the day that
Dewey was swer ting ince he grad-
uated with Class 43-23. It represent-
ed to him, "Shipment Day" and it
was Tuesday of this past week. Three
classes came to know the diminutive
sergeant and around the squadron
he was a great help. We all wish
the best of luck to him and will cer-
tainly miss him.
Last Sunday, the Orderly Room
was as busy as Grand Central Sta-
tion and all of a sudden the noise
that accompanys the giving out of
well earned passes to town, and even
the usual long distance phone calls
stopped. No, the C. 0. didn't come
in the front door, for out of the
smoke we saw the figure of Cpl.
"Barrymore" Lagani, the bard of the
Squadron, giving one of his inimit-
able recitations. He was doing "Hus-
tler Joe" for the instructors and the
first sergeant and we don't wonder
that he is doing all right in his
course. After reciting the several
hundred lines that the poem con-
tains he did the "Face on the Bar-
There should be a place on the en-
tertainment progr.:m at one of the
G. I. gatherings, be it impromptu or
planned. The instructors were of one
mind that at their next party and
dance he would have to have a spot
on the Drogram. In the meantime he
is drafting an original squadron
poem and keeping us entertained
with his never ending rhymes and
poems and he never seems to exhaust
Above is Cpl. Hazel Willis
of the Aviation Squadron,
whose constant hustle has re-
sulted in boosting his squad-
ron into the 100% class in
participation in National Life
On February I, 1943, the
squadron stood at 83% and the
average amount of policies
subscribed to was $4,390. To-
day, with all of the men in
the squadron signed up; the
average policy held is $9209.
Figures for the entire field
show 97% participation with
$8616 as the average policy
Willis hails from Sumter,
N.C., is recently married,
and holds a B. A. degree from
Morris College, having major-
ed in Mathematics.
High scores are still being made
at Saturday inspection, but stilt the
flag eludes us by a couple of points;
The lesson in Military Courtesy en-
tered the question and answer stage
with the squadron pretty well learn-
ed on the subject.
Most. of the men returned- from
four-motor school and all have a high
regard for Smyrna as well as a cold.
M/Sgt. Jones had his pay thrown
around a bit but it turned out 0. K.
and no doubt will eventually land ii
Jackson, Miss., and on the Austin he
We all regret seeing Lt. LiddonL
leave the hangar and wish him the
very best of luck where he goes.
Sgt. Stewart recently received a
telegram; often the best man but
never the groom.
Who is the Miss in the Post laun-
dry that has Sgt. Fitzpatrick all ex-
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"BEAUTY HATH CHARM, AND
W/O HATH EYE FOR IT
Beauty hath its charm, in rtat,
on beauty had so mach charm that
an un-named warrant officer left
his lunch in an attesmt to learn
It happened at post headquarts
r one day last week. A chara-
lag Miss, one of our nurses, en-
tered the building to sign the
register. Comfortably seated a
few yards away was a warrant
officer, mmching on his favorite
His eyes suddenly discovered
the nurse and he punctuated his
emotions with an audible "Wowl"
As soon as the nurse left the
building, the W/O leaped from his
chair and dashed to the register
to find out the name of the love-
ly one who had so pleasantly dis-
turbed his lunch.
The charmer, unaware of the
commotion she had caused, has
probably had several evening
telephone calls, unless head-
quarters' favorite warrant offic-
er has decided discretion is the
better part of valor.
Well, another class has come and
the old one has gone, but Squadron
F goes on and on. Pretty corney
poetry, but true, nevertheless. A few
of the boys had trouble with the
Psychological Department but there
were enough left to graduate. Inci-
dentally, a tip to the new class: Keep
on the ball and fire better than your
neighbor. We've got to eliminate
a certain percentage for ground
range and for air to air firing, but
if you do your best, you will make
We need good gunners who can
shoot straight, and every opportun-
ity will be given would-be gunners
to demonstrate their abilities. The
safety of nine men, not to mention
the gunner himself, depends on his
straight shooting. Don't be discour-
aged if you have never shot a gun
before. Some of our greenest men,
with a little training and practice,
nave developed into accurate and
We'd like to devote this column,
from now on, to members of the stu-
dent body. But it's up to you fel-
lows to furnish the news. Poems,
songs, barrack gossip, dirt about
your pals, or anything of interest in
the way of past experiences will be
included and the names of the don-
ors will be kept secret. Bring your
material into the office and give it
to the first sergeant or Corporal De-
lanev, our clerk. You don't need to
be Walter Winchell's, or former news.
papers columnists, but we'd like to
see a lot of students names in the
target, and since it's all in fun, what
do you say, men?
This column wishes to offer anol-
nOies to 1st Sgt. Willcut for giving
his newly-born baby a wrong name.
Her correct name is Barbara Norine
Willcut, and we hone the printers
don't mess it un this time or the
column will be without a writer next
Lt. Wetsel, squadron adjutant, phy-
sical training officer, and supply
chief, has rdded a new duty to his
daily schedule. He has assumed the
status of a student in the gunnery
school. Why the sweat. Lt.? They
say only the first six weeks are the
Last week, Lt. Clyde Q. Morgan,
assistant Finante Officer, was sum-
moned to Cleveland, Ohio, to attend
last rites for his brother who passed
away suddenly in that city. Needless
to say, Lt. Morgan has the sympathy
of every member of our detachment.
A few days ago, Lt. Nathan M.
Howard was enjoying a well-earned,
long-awaited leave with his folks and
friends in and around Ft. Scott, Kan-
sas, when he received orders to re-
turn to Tyndall where more orders
awaited him, transferring him from
this station to a point where Lt.
Howard will further his technical
training. We wish him the best of
luck and success.
Last Sunday afternoon, Pvt. Good-
win dropped into our barracks and
announced he was the latest addition,
to our staff. Pet. Goodwin, hailing
from up Geor- way, was made com-
fortable for tne night and assumed.
his' office duties the 13th instant.
Soipetimes we just stop and.won-
der how some young ladies manage
to present such a variety of hair-
dos. For instance, our very effic-
ient secretary-Mrs. Rolph Lisle-
seems to find time to bring in a dif-
ferent style coiffure every morning
with very few repeats in styling. We
like the idea.
By dint of careful financing, we
have procured some new furniture
for our day room. A couple of set-
tees and lamps, installed this week,
certainly added to the attractiveness
of the D. R. Now, we are "buckin"
for about two rugs for the floor-we
have noted those rugs at the Post
Library reading room and say, those
rugs feel pretty good under your feet
-if you remember how rugs feel.
-Sgt. E. P. O'Hearri.
After a silence of two weeks,
the Kute Kadets return to the
wars against the Target Editors.
These same editors will probably
censor half of this columnsso we
are submitting twice the normal
amOrnt of news.
Romance-~- The one first name
for which the Ethyl Gasoline Ads
can not find a meaning is 'Sar-
rabobbin. This 'Sarrabobbin'
person has been the glow in the
nite life of Snuffy Cavanaugh
lately...Is it serious, willie,
or are you remaining true to the
'Mexican Spitfire?' It has been
definitely proven that Mrs. W.J.
Fields, has the greatest sense of
humor of any young female in
Northern New Jersey- she married,
Nmw not for the Press--- Town-
send has aspirations for 'Bine
Crosby's' job...Barney Baxter is
adlicte to cold showers at 0200.
...Louie Cyr nas a oig deal on
with 'Witch's.- he is trying to
cover "n&'. nakeo spot on n.. top
turret...Sonny-Bay Daehn is writ-
ing to all'the large confection-
ert for free samples of their
'MacArthur' Cavanaugh and 'Wain-
wright' Burns have returned to
the lowly ranks- their on the
flight line now...A Kaydet with
the initials B.B., has been fro-
iicing regularly at the Dixie-
Sherman Roof- we've got your num-
ber, Mister, and also your Wac.
Quite a celebration was tender-
ed a visiting Brookley Field Sgt.
last weekend at the Sherman. The
Sgt. arrived inebriated and left
intoxicated. His Kaydet friends
ware not doing too badly them-
Sports--- The 'Five Hot Rocks,'
(Burns, Clerkin, Costello. Good-
ner, Fields) have issued a chal-
lenge to any officer's or enlist-
ed men's basketball team on the
post. Anyone interested, apply
at the Cadet orderly room. -J.J.
COLORED TROOPS SET FOR
BASKETBALL AND BOXING
By CPL. WILLIAM BAKR
The T/F Red Caps were unable
to secure a baseball game for
last Sunday, and unless addition-
al games are scheduled with team
who have not already tasted de-
feat at the hands of the Red
Caps, it seem as though the club
may well rest on its laurels. It
has won 19 out of 21 games this
As preViously reported, our
athletes are anxiously awaiting
the arrival of new basketball
uniforms and equipment. Last
year's court club was highly suc-
cessful and with the possibility
of new talent among the recent
additions to the O( platoon, we
should have an equally hustling
team this year.
T/5 Austhrlia Perry, Special
Service NCOIC of the Bec Hall has
amounted a boxing program to be
held in his "sports palace on
September 20, with fighters re-
presenting both outfits. The
Aviation Squadron has some vet-
eran bowers on their roster who
have appeared on local cards in
P.C., notably Sgt. Verna White.
The men who missed the incendiary
demonstration last week, missed a
very good show which was educa-
tional and well worth seeing.
Our inspection last week might
have been O. K. if some of the boys
would have put just a little more
push on the G. I. brushes. The bright
red cans which have been placed on
the porches look very attractive, and
by using just a little effort we can
throw our cigarette butts in these
cans, keeping our porches nice and
clean just as we would do if we were
back home. Many of the boys have
acquired the good habit of tearing
their cigarette butts into small bits
before discarding them.
Tomorrow night is our big night at
the Quiz Tease Show, so let's get
dovn there and make a showing for
-Sgt. C. A. Matz.
VOLLEY BALL AND BASEBALL
Latest standings in the inter-
squaaron volley ball and base-
ball league were released by Lt.
Stanley Drongowski, post athletic
officer, on Thursday.
Riding on the crest of a vic-
tory wave is the sextet from the
Altitude Training Unit with a
record of 4 wins against no de-
The complete standings are:
A titude Training
Although shrinking violets as
far as volley ball is concerned,
the Medics still rule the roost
in T/F's baseball circuit. They
lead the pack with a 5-0 record.
Complete standings are:
TEAM W L
Medics 5 0
Ordnance 2 1
Quartermaster 2 2
Gunnermakers 1 2
69th 1 3
Guardians 0 3
The men who have been sweating
it out at the Q.M. Laundry are
proud of their new ratings.
Have you noticed the change in
Pfc. Whitfield since Cpl. Storn
took him out with the famous Mil
R. Washington from P.C.
S/Sgt. Dan Jones has been going
down to Port St. Joe quite often
lately. I think he's all out to
cut the cake with on& of Port St.
T/5th's Brathwaite and Rivers
are still trying to find out who
is the best mao with the late
Miss Caledonia of P.C.
Have you noticed Sgt. Dennis
since the girl from shinetown
gave him that black eye?
T/Sth Shoulders has been pro-
moted to the grade of Sgt., Tech.
The men are still working hard
to get that flag again after
holding it for two weeks.
-S/Sgt. D.E. Jones
STAR IH TRACK HEET HELD LAST SUNDAY
competition was nevertheless keen.
I 6a- .- ..
Above are four of the contestants who took honors in the
various events: Left to right are pvt. Charlie Baxter of the
30th's 220 relay:team; pfc. Thomas Baskett of the 30th, who won
the shot put and broad jump events; pvt. Harrison Bryant of the
QMC, who won the high jump crown; and pfc. Summer Golston of
the 30th, who won the base run.
JAX C.G. NINE TROUNCES TORNADOES, 9-1, 6-1
TARS, JACKSONVILLE CITY CHAMPS, JUDGED
TO BE TOUGHEST TORNADO OPPONENT
OF THE SEASON
Teams to Meet Again
At Gateway City
The men of Tyndall Field cannot dig deep enough into the
young history of the Tornadoes, who are now completing their
second season, to find anything to compare with the thorough
drubbing the T/F ball club received, last weekend at the hands
of the Jacksonville Coast Guard nine. The C.G.s coasted their
way through to a double win by scores of 9-1 and 6-1.
The only fact that could possibly lighten the burden of de-
feat for the Tornadoes was that they were beaten by the best
team that they had faced this,
season. It became apparent
early in Saturday's game that the
Coast Guardsmen had not won the
Jacksonville city championship
through mere chance. A close
observation of individual players
on the Jacksonville roster re-
vealed little or no weaknesses
at any position.
In the opener on Saturday,
Flanagan started on the mound for
the Tornadoes, but was relieved
in the second by Donoway after
the Jax men scored 5 runs on 3
hits. Donoway finished the game,
allowing "4 more counters on four
hits. Accounting for the excess-
ive scoring on 8 hits was the
poor field work by the Tornadoes.
A total of six errors were com-
mitted by the makeshift T/F line-
up which boasted but five regular
Tyndall's lone run was scored
in the second inning when Didier,
first man up, singled and came
home on Burroughs' double. Burr-
oughs was pinch-hitting for Flan-
agan-and switched places with
Donoway in left field as Al came
in to pitch.
On Sunday, the Tornadoes took
the lead in the third inning when
two walks and a fielder's choice
play permitted Tarr to cross the
plate. However, the Coast Guards-
men tied things up in the fourth,
when Leftflelder Dunance, connec-
ted for his second of four hits
and scored on a fly-out and an
The visitors took the lead in
the fifth with another tally and
added to it in the sixth to bring
the score to a 3-1 count. The
tars then put the game on ice in
the eighth when they crossed the
plate three more times on a free
pass and three hits.
Nick Orange, of the Medics,
pitched the entire game for the
Tornadoes, giving up 9 hits.
According to a report from the
Post Athletic Officer, a return
twin bill has been scheduled with
the Jax baseballers for next week-
end. Tomorrow, the Tornadoes are
slated to meet-the strong Medics'
nine in a practice session.
Meanwhile, the T/F team will be
looking for revenge against Jack-
sonville and it is quite possible
that the return of Southard and
Brown from leaves will enable the
Tornadoes to turn the tide. But
they will definitely have to be
at their best if they are to have
any chance against the sparkling
field play of the Jax men, par-
ticularly in the shortstop area
where Witkowski performs with the
perfection and grace of a Joe
The box score:
SATURDAY S GAME
JAX C.G. AB R H
Horfman, cf 4 2 2
Alexander, lb 5 0 1
Dunance, if 5 0 0
Barcco, 2b 5 1 1
Karpindi, rf 5 2 1
Dulaney, c 4 1 0
Williams, 3b 5 1 0
Witkowski, ss 5 0 1
Mull, p 2 2 1
Totals 40 9 7
arr, OS 4 0 1
Jackrel, ss 3 0 0
Busby, 2b 4 0 1
Costigan, lb 4 0 0
Didler, c 4 1 1
Donoway, If 4 0 0
Anderson, 3b 2 0 0
Ellis, 2b 3 0 0
Flanegan, p 1 0 1
Burroughs, If* 2 0 0
Totals 31 1 4
S Batted for Flanagan in 3rd.
SUNDAY S ME
rrougbs in 9
By Camp Newspaper Service
Max and Buddy Baer are only
Corporals in the U. S. Army but
to Gov. Robert S. Kerr of Okla-
homa they're "colonels." The
Governor recently named both
boxers "colonels" on his staff.
Harris Holder, U. S. profes-
sional bicycle sprint champion in
1927, was killed in action in the
Southwest Pacific Aug. 8. Harder,
who was 43, held the Silver Star
for gallantry in action.
Clete (Boots) Poffenberger,
who never got along very well
with the Brooklyn Dodger man-
agement despite the fact that he
could throw a high hard one, is
getting along better with the
Marines at Parris Island, S. C. He's
;ust made peefcee.
BOXING INSTRUCTION BEGINS AT RECEIVING POOL
Sgt. Melvin Altis, former amateur and professional pugilist,
has been placed in charge of Tyndall's boxing program under
the supervision of Lt. Lawson's Physical Training Department.
Above is a photo of Altis (right) "mixing it up" with Cpl. Will
G. Richardson for the benefit of Skunk Hollow's ring aspirants.
Sgt. Harrell Durant is the referee.
Sgt. Altis has already begun his boxing training program in
the Receiving Pool area, and from all reports it Is highly
popular with the men in the Hollow.
Competitive inter-squadron bouts are scheduled to begin next
month, pending the completion of the new post gym.
Ask Me Another
Shipwreck Kelly holds the worla's marathon championship for
flagpole sitting. He once spent an entire winter atop a pole
in Montana. Ore-Eye Connelly has been the world' champion
gate crasher for many years. He crashed the Dempsey-Firpo
fight disguised as the assistant superintendent to thelavatory
man. And the following sports characters hold distinctive re-
cords, too. See if you can identify them.
1. One of these famous golfers won the British and
amateur golf championships two years in a row. Which
(a) Bobby Jones. (b) Lawson Little. (c) Harry
(d) John D. Pockefeller.
2. Listed below is the holder of the American record for the
hammer throw. The other three guys don't know a hammer from
a Stilson wrench, pick the right man.
(a) pat Ryan. (b) Jim Thorpe. (c) Glenn Morris.
(d) Harold L. Ickes.
3. Three of these men are former welterweight boxing champ-
ions. Which one isn't?
(a) Henry Armstrong. (b) Jimmy McLarnin. (c) Barney Ross.
(d) Joe Gans.
4. If you look closely you will be able to pick from this
list the top touchdown getter in college history.
(a) Red Grange. (b) Ton Harmon. (c) Whizzer White.
(d) Frank Merriwell.
5. All of these Dodger pitchers had his little idiocyncra-
sies. Which one was a hog caller?
(a) Dazzy Vance. (b) Van Lingle Mungb. (c) Sloppy mhurston.
(d) Pea Ridge Day.
1. Lawson Little, pudgy Calif- and Irish saloonkeepers.
ornia golfer, won the British and 4. Tom Harmon of the university
American amateur golf titles in of Michigan, scored more touch-
1934 and 1935. Bobby Jones won downs than any other big time
both championships in 1930 but college football back.
failed to repeat the following 5. pea Ridge Day is the quaint
year. character we had in mind. He was
2. pat Ryan, fabulous New york a big rightharider from Tobacco
cop, heaved the hammer 189 feet, Road and the world's champion hog
six and a half inches, in 1913, caller of the country he came
the American record. He cduld from. Every time he'd strike
throw his billy even further than someone out, he would let fly
that. with a hog call that would rattle
3. Joe Gans, who held the light- the grandstands. He pitched sev-
weight title from 1901 until 1908 eral months for the Dodgers back
never won the welterweight crown, in the Wilbert Robinsom regime
He licked many welterweights in but finally he burned out his
his heyday however, as well as a voice and Robbie sent him back
fair smattering of middleweights, to the farm.
September 18, 1943
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anics, technicians, engineers,
administrative assistants and
executives. The officers, ex-
cepting those with service
groups, air depot groups and
the related training activi-
ties, were commissioned mainly
from responsible positions with
our large peacetime corpora-
tions. For instance, the com-
manding officer of the 86th
Sub-Depot at Tyndall Field,
Major Loren A. Bryan, was call-
ed into active service from the
Vultee Aircraft Corporation at
Vultee Field, California.
About the work the Air Ser-
vice Command is doing, the Sec-
retary of War has this to say:
"There is an army behind our
army, working hand in hand with
the armed forces to win this
war. There are men and women
in this army, both young and
old. There are grandmothers,.
and boys and girls of 17, and
men who have been unable to
enter the Army, Navy or Marine
Corps. The uniform they wear
is whatever best suits their
work, at lathe or desk or bench
or switchboard. But no matter
what their garb, whether it be
overalls or aprons or business
suits or slacks and sweaters-,
they are all united in the
cause of victory.
This is the Air Service Com-
T/F OFFICERS INAUGURATE
MONTHLY WAR BOND RAFFLE
Officers of Tyndall Field will
further aid the War Bond campaign
this month with inauguration of a
bond raffle at the Officers' Club
dance each month beginning next
Saturday, September 25.
Officers dbsiring to compete in
the raffle will pay an additional
$1 at the time he renders his
bill. In the future a $1 charge
will be affixed to bills and those
not desiring to take part may
cross out the charge and reduce
their bill by that amount before
It will not be necessary for
the officer winning the bond to
be present at the time of the
drawing and in the event he is
transferred it will be sent to
a place he may designate.
The amount of bonds to be award-
ed will depend solely on the a-
mount of ftids raised through the
sale of tickets.
Under plans of the raffle it is
possible for one contestant to
win each month. In other words
it will be possible for an officer
to win a $25 bond this month and
win a $25, $50 or $100 bond next
month. However, the winner of a
$100 bond will not be able. td
participate 'in the drawing for
the $100 bond the following month.
He may, however, win a $25 or $50
The board of governors of the
club pointed out that payment of
the $1 to participate in the bond
raffle is not compulsory.
WINS ATTENDANCE PRIZE
Dorothy ;. Loftin, Vice-
President of the 86th Sub-De-
pot Welfare Association, is
shown awarding a $25 War Bond
to 0.N. Thomasson of Supply.
Thomasson was the August win-
nerof a "box" drawing aponsor-
ed by the association. The
award is given 'to one employee
each month who has not been
absent for any reason during
the past 30 days.
TYNDALL'S RADIO GROUP TO
OFFFR TWO PLAYS WEDNESDAY
The Tyndall Field Radio Play-
house broadcast, heard weekly at
8:30 over WDLP on Wednesdays,
will next week establish a pre-
cedent in Tyndall Dramatic Radio.
Two short plays, "Thirteen year
Old Hero' and "The New Colossus,
two timely and patriotic dramas,
will be heard. "Thirteen year
Old Hero" is an original radio
script by S/Sgt. Steve Libby,
playhouse director, and is based
on the story of Richard Cisneras,
the 13-year-old lad from Miami,
Ariz., who requested a "B.B.
Machine Gun" from Tyndall Field
"The New Colossus," by Emma
Lazarus, was broadcast recently
over The yankee Network, a New
England chain of stations, and
will be used by the Tyndall group
through the courtesy of that net-
Although news of P. C. is entirely
second hand, the outfit does have a
busy week to report. Lectures on
Military Courtesy, First Aid, and
Gas Defense have pretty well taken
care of the spare time between the
weekly Rc Hall dance on Thursday,
Retreat Parade on the 10th, a beer
party on the 11th, and a formal and
informal sports program throughout
A tie for fifth with a 94 was the
best the outfit was able to do on the
weekly inspection of 11, September.-
Among the personal items: Bessie
seems to think that Pvt. Solomon
Cradle's sugar reports lack original-
ity Pvt. Melvin Jefferson's nick-
name of "Squeak" is related to the
noise his knees make at calisthenics,
and Pfc. Plato Weaks, pitcher extra-
ordinary, is sweating out the title
of Deacon. Seems that he has the
habit of saying, during games of
chance, "I thank the congregation for
the total amount of", etc.
-Cpl. Arthur E. Williams.
The Flaming Bomb
A large number of men are still
unaware that the company has a
weekly article in the Tyndall Target
under the title of the "Flaming
Bomb," and these fellows might also
want to. read about the Ordnance.
We would appreciate the other sol-
diers reminding them of this fact.
The biggest change this week is in
regards to the Ordnance Property Of-
fice having moved into the Ammu-
nition building. This will lead ot
closer cooperation between the per-
sonnel of the OPO and Magazine
Area. Now that women work in the
Warehouse office, a decided change
has taken place; cussing is much mil-
der, hair is combed, faces shaved
daily, and clothes cleaner. Take note
of Cpl. Yannantuono and Pfc. Vo-
We are sorry to hear that Lt. Den-
ver W. Kinney is leaving us for oth-
er stations. Taking his place as
Ammunition Officer is Lt. James W.
Langley, Jr:. RUMOR ROOM RU-
MORS Rumor has it that Lt.
Langley believes in having company
parties T/Sgt. Hughes knows the
name, martial status, and supposed-
ly correct address of 99 per cent of
the gals laboring at T. Field .
Pfc. Zeke Eberhard has been rush-
ing here and there breathing
thoughts about the North's nickel
steins of beer and the girls he met
in Savana, Ill. Pfc. Clevinger re-
cently mentioned his being offered a
job in the local paper mill. What a
STORY OF THE WEEK: S/Sgt:.
Louis Weiss received a card upon his
return from furlough. It went some-
thing like this: "Lou, you had a mar-
velous time on that vacation. Not
6nly did you get those favorite home
cooked meals and went out with your
best damsel, but was, daily served
breakfast in bed at twelve noon. Now
that you're back, I expect plenty of
hard work from you at the office."
Signed "Lou." This is the first time
we've heard a soldier sending cards
to himself. I had an argument with
myself last week, and it nearly led
to a fist fight.
"PISTOL PACKING' MOMMA!"
I .-m -
Lovely Anne Gwynne has the
leading feminine role in "Fron-
tier Badmen," showing at the
Post Theater on Tuesday of this
We landed in the higher brackets
in the inspection score last week but
it wasn't high enough.' .Let's soar to
a higher mark next time.
Ever since the ban on cameras was
lifted the squadron seems to have
gone photogenic conscious. To spec-
ial services: Why not have a pho-
tography contest for amateur pho-
tographers? A small entrance fee
would be O. K. and bonds and stamps
could be awarded for prizes).
Talking about pictures, there ougl.
to be some humdingers when Pvts.
Sasso, Meola, Hetchko and bearfoss
get their prints from town. They
used three cameras in the process of
Our basketball team wasn't so bad
last year and this year's team prom-
ises to be as good, if not better. All
men interested in being on the team
ought to sign the bulletin board to
indicate that they, want to try out.
PRECOLATING PRATTLE: We
hear that Pvt. Ed. Clancey is fre-
quently making trips to the WAACs
day room, and that Pvt. Palmer is
also making treks to the parachute
department and lost his good con-
duct pin in one of his excursions.
Pvt. Mullaney is planning another
trip to Jacksonville. Do you have
go so far for a date, Tom? P
J. Flasick is back from a three days
pass and is really glad to be back
after viewing the tough training that
paratroopers have to go through.
MAN OF THE WEEK: Man of
the week is Otha Knox Fanning. "0.
K." was born in Fayetteville, Tenn.,
on Oct. 25, 1912. His wife and child
now live in Chattanooga, Tenn. Sgt.
Fanning is sergeant of tHe Gates and
has earned the respect of .ll through
his knowledge of handling men. Fan-
ning used to be a laundry salesman
in Chattanooga before entering the
-Cpl. Sam Marotta.
Saturday, 'HENRY ALDRICH SWIN
IT, -Jimmy Lydon, John Lite-.
'DANGER, WOMEN AT WORK,' Mary
Brian, Patsy Kelly.
Sun., Mon., 'ABOVE SUSPICION,'
Joan Crawford, Fred MacMurray.
Tuesday, 'FRONTIER BAD MEN, Lon
Chancy, Diana Barrymore.
Wed., Thur., 'I DOOD IT, Red
Skelton, Eleanor Powell.
Fri., 'THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA '
Nelson Eddy, Susanna Foster.
Sun., Mon., 'MR. LUCKY, Laraine
Day, Cary Grant.
Tuesday, 'CORREGIDOR, Otto
Wednesday, 'GALS INCORPORATED.'
Leon Errol. STAGE SHOW.
Thur., Fri., 'SPITFIRE, Lesl
Saturday, 'KING OF THE COWBOYS,
Late Show Saturday, 'THANK YOUR
LUCKY STARS,' All-Star Cast.
Sun., Mon., 'CRIME DOCTOR, Warner
Baxter, Margaret Lindsey.
Tuesday, 'TRAITOR WITHIN,' Don
Wed., Thur., 'FOR ME AND MY GAL,'
Judy Garland, George Murphy.
Fri., Sat., 'BAD MEN OF THUNDER
GAP,' George O'Brien.
THE TYND IL TARGET
P age 10
"Y AN AWK1Z
By BOB HAWK
1. There are several slang ex-
pressions which use the names of
foods i.e., "Bring home the
bacon, 'Earn your bread and but-
ter," "He's the whole cheese."
But these foods are all rationed.
What's an expression which uses
the name of a non-rationed food?
2. Which of these fruits has
the highest percentage of sugar:
peaches, persimmons or apricots?
3. What is the difference be-
tween being light-headed, light-
footed and light-fingered?
4. How many, if any, of these
statements are true: A 25 Watt
oulb acd a 60 Watt bulb- cost the
same. A 25 Watt bulb and a 60
Watt bulb bum the same number of
6. What makes a stainless steel
6. How does a smirk differ front
7. When you get on a horse,
should you put your right or left
foot in the stirrup first?
8. Is a canterbury used to hold
wine, magazines or flowers?
9. If a male goat is called a
billy goat, what is a female goat
1). What is a good system 9f
telling whether or not a water-
melon is ripe?
1. "You can't have your cake
and eat it, too;* "not worth his
2. Persimmons have the highest,
apricots next, peaches the lowest.
3. Light-headed: dizzy, delir-
Light-footed: nimble footed,
active, having a springy step.
Light-fingered: dexterous in
stealing and picking pockets; al-
so just having a light and dex-
4. Both statements are true.
5. Chromium and sometimes nick-
el aid other metals are melted
with the steel to make it stain-
6. A smile expresses pleasure,
amusement or affection (also am-
used contempt, disdain, incredu-
lity or scorn.)
A smirk is an affected, sarcas-
tic or self-satisfied smile; a
9. Nanny goat.
10. Thumping, white underneath,
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Young interne, answering a query:
'Yes, I an a Naval Surgeon.'
Dizzy Blonde: 'A naval surgeon.
My Goodness, how you doctors do
specialize these days.'
Then there's the story of the
bachelor who was thrown out of
his apartment when the landlord
heard him drop his shoes twice.
I love the girl who does
I like the girl who don't
I hate the girl who says
She does and then decides hhe
But the girl I like the best
Of all and I know you'll say I'm
Is the girl who says I shouldn't
But just for you I might.
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September 18, 1943
Gunners of the Week
GUNNER OF THE CLASS
CPL. DAVPn S. WEATHERFORD
Although born in Missouri, and
graduated from the Stillwell High
School in Kansas, he calls Dal-
las, Tex., his home town.
While attending high school, he
was a member of the basketball
and baseball teams.
Enlistedin Dallas in Oct., 1942
and was assigned to Kelly Field.
From Kelly he went to Sheppard
Field for AM course and then to
Inglewood, Cal., for advanced AM
course on B-25's.
Was employed as stores cLerk by
Southeastern Greyhound Bus Lines
prior to army enlistment.
PFC. WILLIAM C. DUDLEY
Entered AAF as an aviation
cadet in August, 1942. Unable to
qualify for pilot training, he
was sent to replacement center at
Fresno, Cal. From there he went
to Buckley and Lowry Fields for
armament courses. Arrived at
Tyndall August 8.
Calls Americus, Ga., his home
town. Attended high school in
Macon, Ga., also completed two
years at Georgia Southwestern
College, for which school he
played baseball and football.
PFC. LOUIS A. EIMER
Chosen as Gunner of the Week
for his squadron last week, Eimer
completes his gunnery training
here as top gunner of his class.
Is 23 years old; a native of
Waltham, Mass. Graduated from
local high school in 1938.
Was employed as a senior in-
spector of ship construction in
the welding department.
played football, hockey and
baseball while attending high
PVT. MITCHELL SHEDID
Is 23 years old and hails from
Oklahoma City, Okla.
Enlisted in February, 1943 and
received basic training at Shep-
pard Field, Texas.
Attended Oklahoma U., where he
majored in petroleum Engineering.
While there he made quite a name
for himselfonthe football squad.
Won 3 letters and in his junior
year won honorable mention on
Liberty's All-American. Also re-
ceived recognition on several
Is married and last week ob-
served his wooden anniversary.
PVT. HAROLD L. MONEY
Calls Three Rivers, Michigan,
"home." Is 2i years old and at-
tended high school in Three Ri-
vers. Likes hunting and fishing.
prior to army service was an
apprentice tool and die maker at
the Ford Trade School at Willow
Entered the Army in Nov., 1942
at Fort Custer, Mich. Received
basic at Sheppard Field and then
went to Lowry for Advanced arm-
Arrived at Tyndall Field in
February andhas been an instruc-
tor ever since.
PFC. IRVING L. NIELSEN
A native of Greenville, Mich.,
he has been in the Army since
Attended Greenville High School
and upon graduation went to work
for a bearing factory.
Like most of his fellow stu-
dents, he has completed the-arm-
ament course at Sheppard Field,
Arrived at Tyndall early in
Is i9 years old.
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