RICHARD HIMBER BAND HERE TONIGHT
Turkey Parade at
Drew is Scheduled.
Look at that turkey gobbler
strut--right into the roasting
ovens of Drew Field's kitchens!
It's Thanksgiving Day, 1942. No.
you're not home, but it's the
next best thing. The Army is
seeing to it that you get a real
Take a look at the menu:
Oranges, oatmeal, fresh milk,
scrambled eggs, bacon curls, toast,
butter and coffee;
Fruit cup, -roast -turkey and
cranberry sauce and dressing and
giblets, gravy, corn, peas, stuffed
celery, tomato salad, bread, butter,
pumpkin pie, apples, grapes, cof-
fee, candies, nuts;
Turkey soup, cold cuts, sliced
cheese, potato salad, sandwich
buns, butter, chocolate marshmal-
low sundae, tea.
How's it sound? Does it make
you hungry?' It should satisfy...
Soldiers Urged to
Use Proper Conduct
Going on a furlough, are you?
Or your outfit is pulling out on
a troop train, is it? If so, watch
your behavior. In spite of previ-
ous instructions on the question
of misbehavior of military person-
nel on trains and busses, many
complaints continue to be brought
to the attention of the War De-
.Misbehavior cited includes in-
toxication, annoying and disturb-
ing civilian passengers, damaging
and defacing railroad equipment,
overrunning lounge cars on
through trains, failure to comply
with state laws as to seating, im-
proper dress or uniform, and gen-
eral obnxious disorder.
Such incidents, regardless of the
number of military personnel in-
volved, create an unfavorable im-
pression' of the discipline of the
Army and are a reflection of dis-
credit upon the Service.
The intemperaLe use of alcoholic
beverages, particularly on public
carriers, may necessitate the pro-
mulgation of regulations prohibit-
ing the sale of strong liquors to
all persons in the military service.
Conduct usually characteristic
of intoxicated men constitutes an
offense against military law.
Base Library to Open
The new Base Library Number
One will open next Monday, No-
vember 23, in the Service Club at
the corner of Avenue C and Sixth
Street. The library now boasts an
addition 2000 books covering a
variety of subject matter, fiction,
technical knowledge, biography.
history. All Drew men are invited
to come into the library on Mon-
day to inspect the books and to
register for membership.
Due to the Thanksgiving
holiday, the next week's issue
of the Echoes will go to press
a day earlier. For that reason
we are advancing the deadline
for company correspondence
one day earlier. Monday morn-
ipg is the deadline. Any cor-
respondence coming 'in later
Sill of necessity be deleted.
S. Sgt. George W. King
Adjutant of Drew
Armistice Day was promotion
day for Lt. Clinton A. Davis, Base
Assistant Adjutant. He traded off
his second lieutenant gold bars
for the silver bars of a first lieu-
The --oung lieutenant he is
only 26 years old--comes from
Houston, Texas. He entered the
Army in Feb., 1941, at Houston.
He graduated from the Officers
Candidate School, Air Corps Ad-
ministration, at Miami, Fla., on
June 24, 1942, and was assigned
to Drew Field on July 5, 1942.
Lt. Davis was a departmental
head in the Houston Sash and
Door Co. He is the son of Mr. and
Mrs. C. W. Davis. Route No. 9,
Box 1067-A, Houston, Tex.
Army's Got Pfc. Faires'
Numbers 1, 3 and 5
Private First Class R. Harold
Faires, of Charlotte, N. C., has
found that most things happen to
him on dates which contain the
numbers 1, 3 or 5. He was in-
ducted into the Army on Sept. 15.
1941, was transferred to Mac n.
Ga., Oct. 13, to the Signal Corps
at Drew Field. Dec. 13, and re-
ceived a furlough April 13, 1942.
He was transferred to the op-
tical division of the medical corps
at Drew on Aug. 15. He was home
on furlough again beginning Oct.
15 for 13 days.
Before starting on a night mis-
sion study the details ofethe area
to be covered, in the daylight if
possible, and from photographs
GALAXY OF STARS TO ENTERTAIN
ON RADIO VARIETY SHOW
FOR DREW FIELD SOLDIERS
At 8 o'clock tonight, the Coca-Cola show, headed by Rich-
ard Himber and his 17-piece orchestra, are coming to Drew
Field. For this purpose the Maintenance Hangar at the corner
of Tenth Street and E Avenue has been opened and equipped
with a full-size stage. In addition to.the noted orchestra lead-.
er and his men, other musical stage stars will appear before
the soldier audience.
He Was Under
Fire Before; At
"I've been under fire before,".
Staff Sergeant George W.. King,
of Columbus, Ohio,'said, "and I'm
ready to go again if they let me."
Twc-nty-four year old Sgt. King,
now section chief in the Commu-
nications Department of the base
squadron at Derw Lield, did pub-:
licity work for the Music Corp.
of America, Beverly Hills, Calif.,
until entering the Army on May
18, 1939, at Fort Logan, Col. ,The
first year and a half of his Army
career proved uneventful
On July 3, 1939, he was sent to
Schofield Barraclks, Hawaii, where i
he joined the 27th Infantry. In
March, 1941, he was transferred
to the Air Corps at Wheeler Field.
There he took a five-months'
course in the Hawaiian Division
On Sunday morning, Dec 7,
1941, he was fast asleep in his
barracks. Everything was quiet
and peaceful. And then, at 7:55
a. m., things began to pop loose.
"Suddenly I heard a big racket,"
he said, in describing the events
of that fateful morning. "I man-
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Base S-3 was visited by the
stork on Sunday. The blessed
event occurred to Helen H. Cow-
ard, wife of Lt. Hasseltine Cow-
ard, an officer in the Base Plans
and Training Department, when
a 7-pound baby boy was born to
her in the Obstetrical Department
of MacDill Hospital.
He was the third child born to
the couple in their seven years
of.married life. Lt. Toward is a
native of Aiken, S. C.
P.X. Officer Has
Led Colorful Life
What the corner drug store is
to the small town, the post ex-
change is to an Army field. At
the post exchange the soldier can
buy an ice cream soda, a pair of
socks or a bottle of fancy perfume
for the girl back home. It supplies
him with all the extras the Army
doesn't issue and some things it
The post exchange system is
one of the country's biggest.mer-
chandising businesses, but one in
which the profits go back to the
customers for recreational and
At the head of the post ex-
changes at Drew Field is Captain
Edwin P. Jones, a native of Penn-
sylvania. He has led a varied and
interesting life. As a boy he went
to New York Military Academy
at Cornwall-on-the-Hudson for
four years, holding the rank of
sergeant, lieutenant and captain.
Later he attended Lehigh Univer-
sity where he was a member of
the R.O.T.C. and was elected a
member of the fraternal order of
Phi Beta Kappa, the national col-
lege organization for honor stu-
For the next 17 years his busi-
ness activities were centered
around public and private ac-
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CAPT. EDWIN P. JONES
Sara Ann McCabe, chosen
sweetheart of the American
Army, will sing her special brand
of swing. Other vocalists featured:
are Marjorie Lee and Pat Mar-
shall. Jack Powell, the acrobatic
drummer, will perform on his
drums. The Four Franks will
One of the features of the eve-
ning will be the weekly broad-
cast over station WFLA of the
Drew Field Star Variety Show.
This will bring to the stage and
microphone those talented sol-
diers who were chosen by the
Special Services Office as Drew
Field's outstanding talent on
Wednesday night at the Base
Arena. This will be the first oc-
casion that the broadcast has
been made directly from Drew
Officers as well as enlisted men
are invited to attend. A section
of the hangar will be reserved for
While there is nothing definite
about it, it is rumored that some
Tampa University girls will be in
the audience. And when soldiers,
girls and music get together,
there's bound to be some dancing.
Morning Blackout Fails
To Stymie Drew Men
A blackout visited Drew Field
at reveille time on Monday morn-
ins. As the soldiers were dressing
to fall out for roll call, the bar-
racks lights began to blink and,
shortly, they went out altogether,
leaving the entire field covered
completely in darkness.
Drew men, however,, did not
permit the blackout to stymie
their morning ablutions and
breakfast. Roll call was, carried
out by flashlight, and men shaved,
washed and clean;-d their teeth
by aid of pencil flashlights and
Nor were they thwarted in their
efforts to satisfy their hunger.
Some mess halls were illuminated,
by headlights lifted by trucks and
shore into the aisles. Candles
were used in others, while still
others resorted to kerosene lan-
terns. And those mess halls that
had no source of light waited un-
+il daybreak to feed the chow
NO DRAFT BAIT
CAMP ATTERBURY, Ind. -
Sgt. Donald Ike was home on fur-
Slough when the stork visited his
domicile. He wired his buddies
back at the post: "No draft bait
stop Nine pound baby girl."
irmy Urges Officers And Men
To Take Out Life Insurance
The War Department urges
Army officers and enlisted men to
participate in the National Serv-
ice Life Insurance program.
It is pointed out that many of-
ficers and men have delayed mak-
ing their applications until they
reach staging areas, preparatory
to going overseas. These areas are
flooded with the insurance appli-
cations, placing an avoidable bur-
den on organization commanders
and medical officers.
Insurance is available in sums
ranging from $1000 to $10,000. The
monthly premium on a $10,000
policy runs from $6.40 for an 18-
year-old policy holder to $8.50
for a 40-year-old policy holder.
The insurance program author-
ized by Congress, is administered
by the Veterans- Admiaistratie a.
Drew Field, Tampa, Florida
November 20, 1942-
VOL. 1, No. 38
Published Every Friday
...__N ovu~ember~z 20, 1942
Poqe RWFED C O --. -.-
Audience Makes P.X. OFICER Georgia T e c h
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ro am Sucessrrf counting for import and export Win Fo
P a a 1931, as foreign auditor for the
o* y n ght me Vacuum and Standard Oil com- Base ce
Last Thursday night, the men panies. he visited Egypt. Pales- ,
at Drew Field witnessed one of tine,, Syria, Turkey, Greece, In-
the rare events that sometimes dia, Burma, Ceylon. Singapore, With the football season roar-
-happen in theaters. By its very v" and Hong Kong With lhe football season roar-
a i th it Java and Kog Kong, returning ing to it climax, pigskin are fly-
rarity it was a thrilling sight for to the States in 1933 due to de- ing to its cimax, pigskins are fly-
anyone who realized what was lining health. ing all over the gridiron world
happening. Entering the Army in May, wherever traditional rivals meet.
The air was cold in the Base 1942, as Assistant Utilities Offi- And there are few things which
Arena. An entertainment, mostly cer at the Orlando Air Base, he equal football games in arousing
dancers from Tampa 'University, was soon made Post Exchange Of- gambling instincts. f
was in progress, playing to about ficer for the Fighter Command ( Ad some day this week a foot-
a thousand men. Suddenly some- School there. In October, 1942, he I ball bet is goil to be paid off in
thing took possession of the audi- transferred in this capacity to Base headquarters. It all started
cnce. It was a spell almost tangi- Drew Field. in Base S-2, and the bettors Were
ble. There was movement, almost Under his direction the P.X.'s Captains Glove E. Tully and
imperceptible at first, and then at Drew now contain 14 depart- Hatrry M Doster.
gradually more and more pro- ments, employing over 200 peo- Last Saturday Alabama's Crim-
Aounced. pie. The post exchanges sell a son Tide and Georgia Tech's Ram-
:: One by one and group-by group, volume- of -more than $2,000,000 bgan' Wrecks played a football
the men left their seats, edging annually, more than many private game. It was quite a game. Capt.
Doster, a staunch Alabaman, had
nearer and nearer the brightly concerns. gone ot for the Crimsol Tide in
lighted stage. The platform was Capt. Jones admits to many gone fac of all oddms And Cap.i
ringed about with intent faces. hobbies, including photography, the face of all odds. And Capt.
Heads nodded in time with the amateur theatricals, raising Tully, of the University of lor-
apusic. Closely packed on three Springer spaniels and wire-haired ida, had been quick to take him
sides of the Arena stage, a thou- terriers (as a member of the Ken- up On it. After all. Georgia Tech
had the more impressive record
Szand men, under the spell of real nel Club), plays the mandolin andore impressive record
theater, almost breathed in uni- banjo, and indulges in his three for the current football season.
Son. It was the kind of moment, favorite sports, tennis, swimming The result: Georgia Tech, 7;
the kind of morale building, the and golf, which he shoots in the Alabama, 0.
l~ind of' self-forgetfulness, for 80s And will Capt. Doster have to
ahich the Special Services Office His pride and joy is his two- push a peanut with his nose down
srivces. It was the kind of excite- year-old son, Edwin Pitchford Tampa streets in traditional foot-:
ient that only comes from the Jones III, nicknamed "Finnegan." ball style?
ien themselves, for it cannot be .B No. Nothing quite that drastic.i
built from outside. 9th FIGHTER WING But Capt. Tully is going t,,-r.-
The show was shorter than usu- HO. & HO. SQ. joy dining at one of the best I,,,-
The show was shorter than usu- tel restaurants in downtown T :,'-
Al; but when it was over, one of a at Capt. Foster's expense.
the men jumped to the stage, to F hti h pa at Capt. Dost expense
the piano, and he played. He. SIG. HQ. & HQ. CO.
played with the audience re- By PFC. WALTER WERNER 3d FIGHTER COMMAND
sponding to every beat-singing, Wp are soldiering in earnest f i :*
laughing. A corporal on the stage these days and we're building a
began to sing "Tipperary" in a tradition. The Fighting Ninth is
thin voice, and before he had sung going to be the most rugged and By CPL. LARRY RALSTON
many lines, that whole body of ready outfit in the Air Corps.
mhen had.taken up the chorus and When we go across, watch the The Sig. Hq. Company, after.
were singing lustily in the clear, headlines in the big-time papers! getting over their six weeks Ilip
cold night. It was loud enough I can see 'em now. and becoming accustomed to..li-
and beautiful enough to be heard "9th Fighter Wing Smashes noise of cars and airplanes, have
all over the camp. Berlin" (Geeze, Waiter-what was settled down to their regular:
So intense was the emotion and that last one-a Mickey Finn?) company duties again.
the desire for entertainment that SQUADRON NOTES: Anything All sections are rounding back
it was necessary, finally, to sing can happen in the Army. Re- into their various functions with
"The Star Spangled. Banner" and cently a S. Sgt. barged into Cpl. very little noise and patter. Sev-
to extinguish the lights to send the Pat Salerno's tent at 6 A.M. and eral officers of the organization
men away. It doesn't happen often yelled, "Wake up, Salerno." And have been transferred to different
but when it does. it's an event to Pat jumped out of bed with a big sections. Lt. San Filipo is assistant
remember. 'smile.'he S. Sgt. was his brother executive officer in the plotting
SCome out to the shows at the Tony, whom he hadn't seen for section. Lt. Cardwell has been a.-
Base Arena, for it may happen almost two years. Tony is sta- signed to the motor pool and sup-
again. tioned at Waycross Army Air ply,. Lt. Denton remains as radio
__ Base. They had a swell visit and officer, and Lt. Snow has been
NDER FIRE that night they topped it off by put in charge of the telephone
UNDER FI RI doing the town with the "Wolf section. In addition to his tele-
Pack." phone section dutes, Lt. Snow has'
(Continued from Page 1) Pvt. Charles Xindaris had a been dong a wonderful job of
aged to get my coveralls and pleasant visit with his brother, commanding the company, while'
shoes on. and then I ran out to Christie, who is in the Navy, in Capt. Parrish is on leave.
the back porch of our barracks. Miami last Sunday. Chris is on Incltuding the regular ct:i-i ,..
Just about the time we got there, a torpedo boat and he's seen duties, there is also an e:-.-.i-
the barracks across the street plenty of action, period which has been Itit.'l.
from ours blew up. Jap Zeros Pvt. Tom Riley had a very complied with. The basketball and
were roaring overhead, machine- pleasant visit with his pretty wife volleyball teams are rounding into
guns, were spitting out bullets, who spent last week at the Hills- condition. The calisthenics order-.
and I could hear the 'big antiair- borough. ed have been good down-to-earth
craft guns down at Pearl Harbor." Pvt. Bentley, one of our new exercises. A hike of about twenty
-Sgt. King and his buddies ran medical men, is also having a fine miles is ordered every week, just
for cover. He was about 100 yards time showing his very nice better to keep the boys in trim. A good
from his, own.barracks when it half around the town. number of the boys are listed to
blew up.The impact of the bomb Also seen dining at Morrison's compete in the obstacle course
knocked him flat on his face. His -Cl. Thomas Siddons and his meet. The boys were sorry they
right knee was splintered. He saw ea g f .i yr c ere out of town when the last
his buddies running around in Speaking o visis, youco meet was held
confusion, wondering what it was ipondent had a swell timeevisit-
all about. They tried to get to dis ithhipaents for three
the hangars. Nothing could be days in Tampa.
done, however. so he took for Out of the Baftacks Bag: Inter- will the soldier who took a pair of
cover in a ditch. And when that testing new additions to our out- silver wings from a civilian at the
c over in a ditch. And when thafit are Pvt. Henry L. Hale, Jr., Coliseim Skating Rink Sunday
got too hot, he moved in back of who. was a cavalry sergeant in nigh return them to the box office?
house. About that time the Japs the last World War, and T Sgt he bo o he wife of one of
qithe last orld War, and T. drooling e bos who has gone overseas.
qizit dropDing bombs and started John T. D. James, who spent some Name "SPAIN" is on back.
SThe first attack last 45 min- time in the Canadian Army. Did
tes, another was stated abt you see him zip through the Ca-
1ut-s, another was started about nadian manual of arms the other LoUis Wohl & Sons
[1, a third about 1:00 p.m., and day? It's quite the stuff..
'till another at 4:00 p. m. Other The Romantic Side: We hear
Smaller attacks were launched at that our boy from "Bohston," Pfc. Glass Containers
plight and the next morning. Connie Quinlan, is that way about Restaurant Supplies
;. Four men in Sgt. King's squa- a little red-head named Millie' Housewares
,:ron were killed in the raid. one whom he met during the last Bar Supplies
a.soldier named Byrd from Tam- 1l:.,, l:.'Lt Ph. Y 1648 16th St. & 6th Ave.
pa. After the first attack. every- P -- Y_64
body was put on the alert and
martial law was declared in Hono- MONEY LOANED Service Men Welcome
lulu. Kings job, after the raid was ON ANYTHING oF VALUE
over, was the salvaging of radiosA
o rtt of cracked-up planes. TAMPA LOAN CO. G ER H E
For a time after the surprise "TAMPA'S OLDfEST AND
attack of the Japs. King and his os T LIBRL"ET 811 Tampa St. Phone M 1094
buddies lived in bomb shelters George T. Brightwell, Mgr.
which were hastily erected. They
had dispersed positions in bunkers .
around the field. -
Because of injuries sustained byams -
his knee and eves during the Jap. -.--,Adams -ennedy
air raid, Sgt. King'was shipped : Whiting and Jefferson
back to San Francisco and was 'J.' Tampa, Fla.
placed in Letterman General Hos- '-' Groceries, Tobacco, Oandy
pital at the Presidio. His splinter- G r Notions
ed knee and bad eves rendered Notio
him unfit for combat duty. so he
was sent to Drew Field after his THE PAI ACE *MK^K ++K-X-K^K^K
discharge from the hospital. Since H AL W ELCOM E SERV
Jan. 24. 1942. he has been sta-
tioned at the. Tampa air base. YBOR CITY'S LEADING Sw im at the
.Always remember that when J E W E L E R S m t
scouting close to the enemy at 1520 7th Ave. YBOR CITY (Bus and Street C<
night your bes l protection from .*.* .~ ...>* M**
observation is silent movement.
FROM THE SCHOOL BUILDING
By PFC. HARRY POLSKY
going to open we afe losing twd
swell fellows-S. Sgt. Abbett and
Sgt. Whitehead. Pvt. Ingberg is
falling down on the parcels he
has been getting from home. He
only got four last week. What's
ibp rn^q/t, r Jqrk 91f- ht^+-vr fnrLYr/.-
Sgt. Shreeves has the distinc- e"ie Umatc>, ax, "~ -" ,,s,-
tion of being the glamour boy of ting you at home? If the Courts
the School Building. He has had and Boards don't watch out they
his picture taken to display on are going to lose Miss Roberts to
posters as the typical American some Hollywood Studio,
Soldier. We are thinking of send- Embarrassing moments: I went
ing copies to Hitler, Ilirohito and in to the barber shop and told the
poor little Musso. It either ought barber to give me a haircut: He
to scare h-1 out of them or they said, "Yes, sir," and then proceed-
will say, "Come on, boys, there's ed to take out his shaving equip-
.nothing to. worry about. Innt.
Miracles do happen. Sgt. Liner When passing through wire ne-
of the School Office bought an tanglements, go over the low
apple the other day. You will bands and crawl under the high
have to ask Miss Roberts how it ones on your back.
tastes. I wonder why S. Sgt. .
Wilkinson makes those trips to EVERY PAY DAY BUY MORE
the Sub-Depot so often? Could it WAR BONDS AND STAMPS.
be a certain cute redhead working
There -is a rumor going around
that your reporter was seen mak-
ing wild eyes at a..certain. young
lady in town. All I can say is that
it is a wild rumor.
I would like to put in a plug
for the Red -Cross Office. *They
have handled 500 hundred more
cases in Oct. than in Sept. All
Credit is due to Mr. Hartley and
his hard-working staff. The per-
sonnel of the Red Cross are on
call 24 hours a day. (I wonder if
they will loan nMe the money for
my furlough after putting in this Air-Conditioned Ph. M 1878
tl-_ 1 '39 e Matinee 44c. Night
Cnnagrats to Pfc. McArdell; he Oc Aune 44
is celebrating his two-mtonth an- NOW PLAYING THRU WED.
niversarv. I thought that he look-
ed kind of hlaphappy. Isn't m.-r-- SHRIEKING SHEIKS!
riage W-,onderful? I wish there
would be a Sadie Hawkins Day
for men. That would be the only ,
way your reporter couid get a
LOST-One girl named Jdnes.
Please contact Sgt. Liner of the '1
School Office if found. Descrip- f
tion: 2 legs, 2 hands, pretty in a
haphazard soit rf n sy. hen as .
seen, was wearing a dress. Onedr
O. C. S. application for finder.
Phone the Sgt. at 246
Congratulations to Sgt. Wilkin-
son on making S..Sgt. Also to'Pfc.
Peabbles on getting that second'
tNow that :the Service Clubl isNe
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FIRE AND AGENCY
casO. P e 1 ALSO
co. Phone 1718 "VICTORY VITTLES"
H1.2e9122eA Pete Smith Specialty
109 E. Lafayette Street
Coming Next Week
TA M PA "YOU WERE NEVER LOVELIER'
SRita Hayworth Fred Astaire
FREMONT AVE. W. TAMPA
AFTERNOON AND NIGHT
"The Most Colorful, The Most
Beautiful, The H'Mst Exciting
Show of Them All !"...
JOHN RINGING NORTH
Staged by JOHN MURRAY ANDERSON
Designed by NORMAN BEL GEDDES
glorious New SuperSpectacle "HOLIDAYS"
Directed by GEORGE BALANCHINE
MUSIC by IGOR STRAVINSKY
Mr.& Mrs. GARGANTUA The Great
I ononceivably Impruss;ve Array of Fabulous Features
incl." FIESTA EL TORRES",100-GIRL AERiAL BALLET.
Terrific New UN Productions and AII-Out Patriotic GRAND FINALE
Alfred COURT'S Great Wild Animal Acts
800 Renownel Circus Stars--100 Claws--Hundreds
of Purebred Noises Vast Restyled Menagerie
WORLD'S LARGEST TENT, 100% AIR CONDITIONED
TWICE DAILY-2:15 and 8:15 P. M.
Doors Open 1& 7-POPULAR PRICES
Ticket -Sale Opens Sunday, Nov.
29th, at Liggett's Drug Store,
619 Franklin Street
Lloyd Nolan, Alexis Smith
Sundries Tobacco Sodas
Whitehead Drug Store
Compounding' Prescriptions Is
The Most Important Part
Of Our Business
Ph. S 5105 Prompt Delivery
iICE MEN ... Open From 10 A. M. to 6 P. M.
SULPHUR SPRINGS POOL
ar to Pool Natural Springs .. Temperature 72o
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November 20, 1942
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564th SIGNAL' AW BN. SEP.,
FIRST REPT6. (0.
By SGT. J. B. HARRIS
We regret Pfc. James Barnett
is home on furlough and not here
to be dubbed personally "Soldier
of the Week.' We think he has
one of the most pleasing personali-
ties in the company. He is always
smiling and has a good word to
say regardless of whether or not
someone has' aroused him at some
wee hour of the morning to fix
the coke machine or just to get
some change. He has done a most
commendable job with the coke
machine and has made himself
available at all times for every-
ane else's convenience... and we
do appreciate it, Pfc. Barnett.
The next time a certain person
goes through the quarters
awakening other individuals three
different times in one night, he
is literally going to. hear "praise
the lord and pass the ammuni-
tion." We won't say who he is,
but he is connected with the sup-
ply room. Remember?
Lt. Carroll: "Sgt. go. wash your
face and neck."
Sgt. Nespica: "Neck who, sir?"
Who knows how Pfc. John Bat-
tle broke his finger? We're not
sure, but we have a good idea'...
Cpl. Gresbeck is the most popular
man in the company, around 10
a.m. and 3:30 in the evening.
SPyvt. Joe Kaye, our new typist,
whizzes out about 60 to 70 words
per, and as Sgt: Kester says, "He
also whizzes out mit two very
classic dames too." Very classic."
We think Pvt. McCarville re-
sembles a retired sportsman while
strolling across the athletic field,
and followed by two caddies. Mitt
Irons! .and have you heard
Pvt. Kaye's version of the "Jersey
Bounce?" "You oughta see my
Jersey bounce, I've got it in large
amounts, I've got it where it
counts, You ought'a see my Jersey
bounce." And, by the way, Please
let him show you his new watch.
Pfc. (Poncho) Martinez has lit-
erally outgrown his britches since
becoming a Papa.
THE FIELD TRIP
Do You Remember the Night
Sgt. Krause calling, "Where in
the hell are you," Haley?" Is that
why the defending team lost? Pvt.
Bright jumping from a rattlesnake
(dried seed nods). Pfc: Lund sing-
ing El Rancho Grande. Lt. Elsen-
bise foam off the soft drinks.
The truckdrivers making' the
cooks bite' the dust for a change.
Cpl. Hetzel in his well known
"Cupped" stage. And, oh yes! be
sure to ask Pvt. Baseler what the
name of that beautifully colored
fruit in his canteen cup was. (We
owe many thanks to Pvt. Baseler.
and his guitar for helping to make
the field trip a complete success).
Pvt. Densmore reaching his
capacity and still going over
the side of the truck. Lt. Carroll.
swinging out in a "wicked" song
jive. Lt. Hirt being the only man
who knew the words to Old King
Cole. (And why did Sgt. (Lulu)
Vidovich hesitate on the 4th
verse?) Capt. Cockrell eating as
many hotdogs as any man there,
(and thanks to the Capt, for help-
ing us arrange the transportation).
We are also indebted to Lts.
Lowery, Hirt. Eisenbise, Carroll,
and Ryshkus for making arrange-
ments for food, transportation,
early chow, and many minor de-
tails which required their time
Strictly between us, we believe
that if you really enjoyed the
field trio, and would like to take
other trips, maybe we could if
you'd a little talking to the 1st
Sgt. and others where it will do
the most good.
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59th AVN. SO.
By CPL. JAMES C. GRAY
Things don't just come to you
-you must put forth some effort
if you expect to get the advan-
tages you want .... Let's take an
example of that. During this week
most of you were interviewed in
regards to your going home for
the Xmas Holidays. Out of all the
men that reported to the Person-
nel Officer, only one reported
correctly and that was Private
Willie Anderson Keep up the
good work, Pvt. Anderson. Good
things come to the fellow who
will "soldier" Let's have more
soldiers in the 59th.
A lot of fellows have been sing-
ing the "Guard House Blues" since
the last issue of the Echoes .
If you find Privates Henry Gor-
don, Woodrow Malcolm, and
Clarence Waiters, you'll find out
what I'm talking about It's
funny the effect that particular
"house" has upon a person's
stripes ... Regardless of the kind
you have on entering you come
out with just that many "less."
Pfc. Jack Fearington hasn't
learned yet that the army pro-
vides something softer than
benches to sleep on .Now I
have no reason to doubt you-
but the boys are questioning the
desk as to why you slept on the
bench, being so near the post ..
I admit, however, it does sound
sorta fishy.-What do you think
Cpl. Tutson and his assistants
certainly give Staff Sergeant
Adams (by the way there were
two promotions this week, others
will come out later)-Sgts. Green
yea, the Mess Sgt. and Sgt.
Adams-yea, the Personnel Sgt.-
were carried to another rank-
Staff Sgt.-Congrats fellows. Now
for the First Aid affair .As I
was saying, they certainly give
the good Staff Sgt. good treat-
ment. He went in the other night
for some castor oil-and you know
what castor oil will do for you-
and they gave him a "Prophy-
lactic" Mistaken identity,
Cpl. Brown, you're having the
same type of luck Pvt. Ware had
a few weeks ago Shall we
make the same kind of investiga-
tion? .After all, $25 is a lot of
money to lose-or did you lose it?
314h. B. HQ. & A.B. SQ.
By J. J. O'GARA
The boys on the Sweat Parade
are hanging their towels up so
fast lately that the old Hqs. Bldg.
looks like one of Uncle Sam's
battlewagons on Navy Day.
This week's award of the 9x12
Turkish towel with the Sultan's
autograph is long overdue to the
Base Telegraph chicks, who are
sweating like flies on a hot stove.
namely "Ena," Miss Shaw. Pat
Polari, Jeanette Rivers and that
Blonde Destroyer Betty over,
namely, Pvt. Snitty, Sgt. Oden.
Sgt. wann, ..Cpl. Gallagher, and
Ed Planisek. our great lover, the
boy who makes Vic Mature look
like the punch -drunk booze
moocher in a waterfront gin mill.
arnd who, when he passes the
YMCA, makes the building shake
like Ann Corio's grass skirt. Inci-
dentally, he, too, has hung up his
towels, abandoned his telephones
and information directories for
the present, and hied himself off
to his home town Cleveland.
where, at this printing, he is eat-
ing some of his monm's home-made
apple pies and catching up on
the latest cinemas at the Euclid
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By PFC. ALVIN M. AMSTER
CaDt. E. W. Jordahn, our Ord-
'nance Officer, is aware of the
current musical favorite. A neatly
typed note on his office door an-
nounces, "By agreement with the
Chaplain, he will praise the Lord
and we will pass the ammunition."
PFC George Dorwart is taking
orders for immediate delivery of
beauLiful Christmas cards. The
boxes contain an attractive assort-
ment and are very reasonably
priced. All profits go to the local
church club of which George is
More promotions: Ray Janus to
sergeant, Sam Duke to corporal,
Tom Carlton to PFC. Also, it's
now Major L. R. 'Bratton.
With the "old master" Frank-
house Shields adding his Sunday
punch to that of Curley's, the
line gang whitewashed a Head-
quarters bunch 21-1 in last Thurs-
day's volleyball game. Sancton
played roving forward for both
Two visitors were Ray Cely and
Gordon Durland proudly wearing
their gunners' wings they annexed
at Ft. Myers.. Both will be at
MacDill temporarily for advanced
HOT DOTS Belated birth-
day greetings to Adelaide Cara-
ballo. Margaret Smoke celebrates
her's Nov. 30 How come
everybody mooches ciggies conti-
nuously from Earl Whobrey and
Berny Grossman? .Norman
Zinser likes CQ ....
Sam Palmer worked late Sat-
urday and Sunday nights prepar-
ing the payroll while Antonucci
furloughed Russ Wapensky
sings for his supper from the
bandstand of the HI HAT .
Hugh Andes and Lenny Nixon
burn the midnight oil studying
their Allison Engine course .
Faithful John Gosselin types 'a
long letter daily to Lottie and
counts the days until she joins
him here. Joe Hresko and
"Dutch" Reifsnyder plan to play
off that pool championship in
1945 Doug Vining is now a
proud papa. It was a boy!
Our Mutt & Jeff team, Joyner.
and Caldwell is broken up. Cald-
well transferred to Base Medics.
Capt Holland's OD uniform is
really something Mrs. Huml
and her new dress received en-
thusiastic whistles from the boys
in A-3 Our biggest transit
problem is now reversed, it's get-
ting into town that's the head-
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The Drew Field Echoes a A V
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not constitute an endorsement by the War Department or its per-
sonnel of the products advertised.
"Drew Field Star Parade" heard
tonight over WFLA.
Our new half-hour radio variety
shoiv, titled "Drew Field Star Pa-
rade" will be presented this com-
ing Friday evening at 9 p. m. over
radio station WFLA, and every
Friday evening from now on.
Tonight's program features an
all-soldier variety show plus the
added attraction of our guest stars
-Richard Himber and his popular'
Coca-Cola Spotlight Band.
Music, song, comedy and drama
will be the highlights of the eve-
Here's the show you've all been
waiting for. So, let's see every
man on this field at the Mainten-
ance Hangar-Avenue C and 10th
Street, at 8:00 p. m.-TONIGHT!
Remember, our radio show is just
a part of the huge program of
star-studded entertainment that
has been arranged for your en-
And for your listening pleasure
throughout the week, here's our
present radio schedule:
WFLA, daily 7:05 to 7:25 a. m.
Drew Field Presents ...
WFLA, Tuesday, 6:30 to 6:45
p. m.-This Is Our Army (Plant
WFLA, St. 9:30 to 9:45 a. m.-
This Is Our Army (Plant Field).
WFLA, Friday, 9:00 to 9:30 p. m.
-Drew Field Star Parade.
WTSP, Tuesday, 6:45 to 7:00 p.
m.-Life In Khaki ...
WDAE, Thursday, 8:35 to 8:50.
p. m. On The Air With The
Help Wanted: Citrus
F ru it Harvesters In
Drew's Orange Groves
By CPL. LEONARD G. RUBIN
Do you know anything about
oranges, grapefruit and lemons?
If you do we could use a little
help and advice about-our bumper
crop in the grove on our post.
Is it time to pick the fruit yet?-
Does this type of crop ripen off
These and many similar ques-
tions could be solved easily by
Some of you boys who may have
been in that line before joining
Uncle Sam. In- many sections of
the country the army has helped
harvest a crop as labor was short
and the crops would otherwise
rot in the fields.
Few indeed, however, are the
posts that can boast of a citrus
fruit crop of their very own grown
right on the post itself. Come on,
you boys who can help in this
matter, for better oranges and
grapefruit on -ur mess tables most
most of the winter!
Mass Sunday, 6:15 a. m.,
Chapel No. 2.
Mass Sunday, 9:00 a. m.,
Chapels No. 1 and 2.
Service Sunday, 11:00 a. m4.,
Chapels No. 1 and No. 2.
Service Sunday, 7:30 p.m.,
Chapel No. 1.
Service Friday, 8:00 p. m.,
Chapel No. 1.
Rise by the G.I. bugle,
Dress in the G.I. style,
The sergeant walks by in his G.I.
And gives you a G.I. smile.
Clean the place with G.I. soap,
Then it's time for G.I. chow,
Your G.I. ham and eggs are cold,
Your face shows a G.I. scowl.
Scrub your teeth with a G.I. brush
Give your shoes a G.I. shine,
Hear the G.I. whistle blow,
Fall out in a G.I. line.
Time for G.I. inspection,
Straighten that G.I. tie.
Did you shave with a G.I. razor?
Then you tell a G.I. lie
A GI.-march this morning, boys,
On the well-known G.I. double,
If you miss one G.I. step,
You'll catch some G.I. trouble.
After ten G.I. miles,
Your G.I. corns are worse,
You go on G.I. sick call,
And try to date the G.I. nurse.
In the evening a G.I. haircut,
Till your G.I. scalp shines thru,
While at the G.I. Post Exchange,
You have some G.I. brew.
When the G.I. day is over,
Return to your G.I. dwelling,
Limp into your G.I. bed,
Those G.I. corns are swelling.
Time for some G.I. dreaming,
Of the one back home so dear,
Oh, my darling angel-
Gee, I wish that you were here.
-Pvt. F. J. Fox,
Camp Chaffee, Ark.
564th PLOTTING COMPANY
Dots and Dashes
By SGT. E. S. PERRY
Whereas-this week's column is
being written at Plant Field, all
indications point to the fact that
it will be read back at dear old
Drew. That means bus lines again.
We may remain in that particular
area long enough to take a hot
shower and getsome grass plant-
ed. Good news was received by
two men while on furlough -
Tech. Sgt. J. O'Neil and Cpl.
Deutsch; they were selected for
O.C.S. If this keeps up, who'll
be left for K.P. and-guard duty'
Anyways, good-luck to you men.
we were always proud of you and
we'll be more so when you make
the grade. Pvt. Wallen made th,:
grade in a bie way and passed
out a big box of cigars to cele-
brate. He was the proud father.
last Saturday, of a future '"wig-
wag willie." Some of the men
have been on guard so long they
wonder how come they are not
in an M.P. Battalion. Well, the
Plotting always did get its sha-r.
Jabs: Pairs that are inseparable
-Williams and Knecht, Squires
and Taylor, Sullivan and Fogarty,
THE GREASE MONKEYS
As you gaze in the sky; at our planes whizzin' by;
Don't you know that they always need fixiri'?
Well, the. guy who does that wears no wings on his hat-
He just does-his-job-and licks 'em;
So let's divvy our praise, in these worrisome days,
And give the Grease Monkeys a toast.
He's always around, when his plane's on the ground,
To keep it in shape, safe and sound.
He's over and under; he'll tear it asunder
To'see if a thing needs repair.
With a wrench and a rag, the job's in the bag,
A 25-50 or Tech.
For there'll be a big yell and plenty of hell
If we don't keep those ships in the air.
Though his looks may be zero, and he's not a hero,
Just a guy with a job who keeps trying ,
A pluggin' and luggin', he does all he can-
It's his job, and he sure "Keeps 'Em Flying."
Meyers and -Knott, Chaga 'and
Dickerson, Glenn and Hughes,
Ludwig and Strammiello, and
Perry and Budweiser; Geiser and
Stalcup is temporarily out of
older because Stalcup is on fur-
As everything this week is short
and sweet I'll end up with a poem
short and sweet:
With sadness in our hearts,
We bury Mike O'Day,
He lived the life of Riley,
While Riley was away.
P. S.-Please be kind to Tobias
as he is madly in love. You, too,
Talereck. Amen! Amen!
PVT.-HARRY EVANS, of Phila-
delphia, since 1931 a vaudeville
mimic and master of ceremonies
working the RKO circuit, is now
wowing radio audiences at Drew
Field's Star Variety Show, pre-
sented every Friday night .over
WFLA, Tampa. He also performs
regularly the outdoor arena shows
given by the Base special services
office. His repertoire includes an
original March of Time, the Three
Drunks, James Barton's Mad Dog,
and an emigram of a ball game.
MEMO TO SGT. SUSZYNSKI:-
Your--editor, Jess. Zimmerman,
just phoned to remind you about
the "deadline" for your BAND
NOTES copy. I'll bet you've put
it off until the last minute again.
Now you are stuck with an unex-
Spected rehearsal of the dance or-
chestra for its appearance at the
Army and Navy Club in Sarasota.
I From the way Cpl. Luukkonen
(Oops, it's SGT. "Luke" now) is'
putting the boys through their
paces, it looks like you'll be busy
a long time I doubt if you'll
be able to get your copy in on
time. .... You have my sympa-
thy (Ha! Ha!).
Well, if you ever get around to
writing this week's BAND NOTES
don't forget to mention some-
thing about the grand treatment
we got from the American Legion
post at Sarasota (including the
fine dinner they set up for us)
during our participation in the
Armistice Day parade there-and
the way the M.P. Squadron (with
"Kiss Me Again" Donnelly, in
person) of Drew Field, and the
colored troops of Camp DeSoto
-strutted their stuff along with the
Florida Defense Forces. and .the
Sarasota High School band on the
same occasion. And after the pa-
rade, wasn't that some exhibition
of fancy diving given by Miss
Reinhold, National A.A.U. cham-
pion, at the swanky Lido Beach?
Speaking of Lido Beach, how
did you like the colorful'scenery
there and did you notice the
gang of Lochinvars and Casa-
novas (strangely resembling some
-of our bandsmen) changing these
"colors" all over the beach? I un-
derstand that some-of the boys
have added to their collection of
telephone numbers-did you get
I hope you don't say anything
about Pfc. Ralph Sudjian fright-
.-,ing that cute -little three-year-
1.l.i girl with his Tarzan antics;
i': could have picked on bigger
Little girls" (like Pvts. Ludwig
-,iid Wright did) but, maybe
i !i bigger gals scared our "boo-
,_ -man." Too bad Cpl. (that's
I recent change from Pfe.) Krew-
,:.n missed all this on account of
.:I oad cold.
Cpl. Sedlak's volley bailers have
ist won another match-that
'rakes it three out of three-not
The Camel Caravan put on
qi.uite a show at the Arena last
Tuesday. You might mention that
tle weekly band concerts will be
!isumed there next Tuesday at
7 phm.-. Do you think there :is
any chance of getting the Three
Debs and Pearl Robin, of the
Camel Caravan show, to stay over
for our show? The master of cere-
Smonies for. the occasion will be
T. Sgt., instead of S. Sgt. Eaton.
S. DON'T MISS IT.
-Cpl. Joseph Regis, Jr.
(Thanks, Joe-I hope you don't
mind my turning in your Memo
for this week's BAND NOTES.
What will I do without you when
you leave for Officers Candidate
-Sgt. J. F. Suszynski.)
Gals to Drive 21/2-Ton Trucks
FT. MacARTHUR, Cal. Ten
worpen employees have been as-_
signed to drive half-ton trucks
here. It is expected they will be
used to drive 2/2-ton jobs later.
DREW FIELD ECHOES
2nd REPT. CO. 564th S.A.W. BN. 308th SIGNAL CO. (WING) 7-0. with five games taken by
SPAdefault. Softball: one lost and one
SPAR B L KSwon, 4-5 and 9-1, with five games
11"B IT ,by ciceault.
By S. SGT. TOM CARUSO By CPL. ROLPH FAIRCHILD Next Sunday opens a week-and-
By S. SGT. TOM CARUSO a-lialf schedule of volley ball
Gather 'round, you bowlers, and a-lalf schedule of volley ball
After a rousing little pep talk listen to the tale of T. 5 Edward games. This time the boys hope
by Lts. Yates and Humphries, C. Szczesny, the modest bowler for ee luck igett compe-
your correspondent i ;._- his h' ..-,.th Chicago. Had it not tition. The netmen, by the way,
,your correspondent a: his Chicago paper we got off to a good start in a prac-
off to Lt. Humphries I, o -e u4 ':-." ud Chakn n per tice game with 9th Fiehter Wing
a swell talking to. .lu.t n case Ia. ht Eddie did oe than Saturday afternoon. They won,
ffelow h d Ia. I.it Eddi-le did more than 21-5 and 21-6.
you fellows don't hn.-. t, ,1. -1:e to owl."21-6
Humphries is the man breund.l i No..-. II turns out that Eddie is Trip of the Week: T. 5 John M.
headlines of this cnimp t.y. In strictly. LUom Big League. While Cox and T.5 Leonard E. Evans,
other words, the light- handed home on furlough recently, he both youthful looking characters, ,,.,.R,.
man of Lt. Yates, our C. I a1m .dropned around to South Chica- were boarding the bus in St. Pete
sure that after that nice Itlt. chat g,-'s Pla Mor alleys one Friday last Sunday, homeward botnd.A Ast a, f 1
certain individuals ,- tilis cori- afternoon Dear Little Old Lady taped T.5 co a I
pany will come to see the light Th.lr-, he met Peter Keil of Evans on the sleeve, pointed to .-Aade only by epsi.o l
of it all. Get on thh ball, gents Camp F:.rrest, Tenn. Keil shaded his. cheverons.
That means all of us. Szczesny for a 653, with games "Aren't you rather young to be
Say, I wish that someone will of 212,214 and 227. Ed clicked one of those?" she asked.
straighten out PFC Kovach! Here right along, though, knocking out Before Evans could think of an
is a fellow who's been snowed games of 256, 189 and 206 for a answer to that one, the.D.L.O.L.
under with work and hasn't made 641 tally, turned to Cox and inquired how Authorized Bottler: PEPSI-COLA BOTTLING CO. OF TAMPA
any complaints as yet. He de- A week later he again broke he got into the Army. T. 5 Cox,
serves a few nights off a week. into print after bowling with his 37260214, told her he goc his
That isn't asking too much for a sisters. Mary and Della. Szczesny mother's permission to enlist. And T. W. R A M S E Y
fellow that is as conscientious as banged out eleven straight strikes kent a straight face. LUMBER COMPANY A r *
he. My hat's off to you, John. and nine pins in the twelfth for a Cox's bruised ego got a build- we Specialize In Alf1
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about it, Ber-y? That night he challenged any and Evans boarded the Drew W ork & Cabinets
Speaking of Sgt. Berry, did you of the bowlers in the Chicago Field bus in Tampa. A mysterious Wecan furnish ma eria for
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t Corporals Menzies and Sisko, found no takers. ing into every soldier's face and
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on furlough? Not to forget our touch-football teams have had not the one." F At A Hour
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DREW FIELD ECHOES
November 20, 1942
November 20, 1942
_.. r ROLLER SKATING
GRAB YOURSELF a bag' of
peanuts or pop corn get your
glass of pink lemonade for Gar-
gantua the Great and his bride
of a year, Toto, with dozens of
elephants, lions, giraffes and other
animals are coming to town. The
Greatest Show on Earth, Ringling
Brothers, will be here on Monday
Nov. 30. It will be. their last show
for the duration. Be sure to get
your tickets in advance.
Most interesting sign seen this
week is the one at the Turf Ex-
change. Read. it carefully: "This
Bar dedicated to those merry souls
of other days, who again will
make. drinking a pleasure; who
achieve contentment long before
capacity, and who, whatever they
may drink, prove able to carry it,
enjoy it and remain a gentleman."
Pfc. Steve Wrozos, a cookie
at MacDill field, is not only one
of the best cooks at the local
Air Base, but one of the top
pickers of women's hats in Tam-
pa. Noticed Mrs. Wrozos with a
picture hat Saturday that was
the envy of all those who saw
-K -K -
Sam Larrymore, 317 W. Jean
street, Army-bound, was host at
a party given by members of his
family and close friends at the
Davis Islands Coliseum Skating
Rink. He will be wearing khaki
flannels very, very soon.
Very, very good --ictures at the
local theatres. Here's the line-up:
TAMPA-Thru Nov. 25, "Road
to Morocco," with'Bob Hope, Bing
Crosby and Dorqthy Lamour. If
you wantfun, and glamour see
TAMPA-Starts Nov. 26. "You
Were Never Lovelier" with Fred
Astaire, Rita Hayworth. The title
tells you all.
FLORIDA-Tue. and Wed. Nov.
24-25. "Careful Soft Shoulder,"
wvith Virginia Bruce. Also "Man
in the Trunk," Lynnc Roberts.
Excitement as you like it.
FLORIDA-Thurs. and Friday,
Nov. 26-27. "Manila Calling." with
Lloyd Nolan and Carole Landis.
Also "Pierre of the Plains," with,
John Carroll. See action, then
FLORIDA-Saturday Nov. 28-
"Texas Trouble Shooters," Range
Busters. Also "Adventures of
Robin Hood," with Errol Flynn.
Very interesting for young and
VICTORY-Mon. and Tuesday,
Nov. 23-24-"I Married An Angel"
with Nelson 'Eddy and Jeanette
MacDonald. Also "My Favorite
Spy," with KayjKyser and Ellen,
Drew. Jeanette makes a perfect
Angel with Kav Kyser at his best
VICTORY-Wed., Thurs. & Fri.
Nov. 25-26-27-"Beyond the Blue
Horizon," with Dorothy Lamour,
Richard Denning. Also "They
Died With Their Boots On," with
Errol Flynn. You'll like it and
don't miss it.
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APPT. SEAMAN GORDON
-S TA N S F I E L D, New Bedford.
Mass, and a member of the Coast
Guard, took over the drums at
the Jewtel Box Sunday p, m., while
a trio of our new officers had the
Monday blues on the Sabbath.
They tell me it was all because
of no dancing partners, Danny
Brown, co-Droprietor of the swank
hight club, promised the three,
Lt. Lewis W. MacDonald. Lt.
Roger Reynolds. and Lt. William
Brown, he will have dancing
partners for them this week.
Have you heard the story of the
three sergeants? Well, once union
a time there was a girl. Dottie
Valdez. and three Sgts.-Herman
Byers. Mickie Cinneck and John-
ny Hydecamo. But. to make a
long story short, what has Set.
Herman Byers that the other two
don't have. Ask Dottie.
Lt. James R. Davis, Drew
field, was host to a party of 90
men at Camp. De.Soto's mess
hail the other night. One grand
guy and one grand party, said
1st Sgt. 1ussp. and T. Sgt. Jack
Ask Sgt. Goodman what makes-
Tampa so interesting. Could it be
Here's a hot one-T Sgt. Jimmy
Disbront, Drew field, made a long
distance phone call to Flushing,
N. Y., to ask a gal's mama if it
was alright with her to say "I do"
to her little blonde cornet player.
S. I wasn't around to hear the
LTS. ED G. MOTTAGE and E.
M. Batchelor started off with a
big party last week-end. Believe
it oi not, they only danced with
their wives. Can't blame them.
A rebel and a Yankee settled
the Civil War Wednesday night.
D. K. Hansen,. Park Falls, Wis.,
and Pvt. Chas. Dantin, Franklin,
La., decided that the southern and
northern part of the country is all
Cpl. Gessner Pantley has some-
thing to be thankful for this
Thanksgiving Day. He gets a 15-
day furlough to see the Mrs. and
a 4-month old baby back in Jervis,
N.Y. Hope you find them well,
- Biggest surprise of the week.
Master Sgt. Gus Gallatos' wife
dropped in from Atlantic City.
Thus a party at the Paddock Bar
in company of S. Sgt. Stanley
Kopetski, who's expecting his bet-
ter half by Thanksgiving.
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Most of this column is all in
fun, but your little boy Bill has
been nursing a lump in his throat
since hearing that Cpl. James A.
McCrorey, MacDill, Field, was
shoving off for parts unknown.
It's tough luck, Corporal, but your
country is proud of you. I know
that the Mrs. is expecting another
blessed event and that your 19-
months-old daughter is. just start-
ing to say "Papa."
A LITTLE NEWS for dance
loirers: Bob Crash, bull fiddle
player with Chauncey Cromwell's
orchestra at the Tampa Terrace
is back on the job. He had been
bedded for a few weeks. Glad to
see you back, Bob.. .
A Plant Field M. P. will very,
very soon say "I do," according
to reports reaching my desk.
Its Corporal Joe Tenufa and
Sue, the little blonde waitress
at the HI-HAT. Good luck to
both of you.
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Noebr2,142- RWFD COSPg
By CPL. JOHN E. LEE
After several weeks' vacation,
we again take rake in hand and\
wallow in the latest dirt down
Base Medical Department way.)
The detachment has grown to
gargantuan proportions, and with
most of the new men nearing the
finish of their basic training they.
all anticipate their duties in the
new hospital which is nearing
F. Sgt. Harry Walters, writing
from a Pennsy furlough, boasts of
birds and bunnies, trophies of his
hunting expeditions. Just so the
bunnies didn't give him the bird.
1st Lt. Edward J. (Curveball)
Gonczy, acting Flight Surgeon, is
recovering from a broken digit
after he put too much zip on one
of his fast ones. The Base Medics
will have to look around for more
athletic competitors since the ex-
odus of the 309th Service Group.
Bitter as the battles were, they
were always good sportment and
well miss them.
SSgt. Fred Evans is looking for
auple of good detectives he
S tire for a half a buck or so
to -:ail the thieves who purloined
his bird dog from his Harrisburg
back yard. Fred is plenty upset.
Since Cpl. Jimmy Cain's return
from Atlanta, he is only interested
in blue envelopes at mail call. She
must be very literary minded to
dream up two seven-page letters
a day ,Jim.
To all concerned: Sgt. James
Cruickshank's apartment is now
open with continual open house.
Drop around.in the morning for
ham and eggs as you like 'em.
If at anytime when passing the
1st sergeant's office you hear
moaning and groaning, you'll
know that Corporal Rocco is again
looking for a typewriter to get
working again so he may keep up
the efficiency of the 1st Sergeant's
Congratulations are in order to
Corporals Kovler and True who
have just been appointed
sergeants. Nice going, boys.
SIG. HQ. & HQ. CO., 9th F. C.
"The Bugle Call F
By SGT. MIKE DODD
The new supply officer of our
company is Lt. John H. Connolly.
who came into the organization
through OCS after a year and
three months as an enlisted man.
Twenty-four years old, he is a
graduate of Seton Hall College.
where he studied .journalism,
which, next to an Allied victory,
is his major interest. He aspires
to a career in journalism and has
his eye upon a reportorial berth
on the Washington Post when the
war is over. He has specialized in
feature writing and has "been lan-
guage editor of a newspaper.
(Whisper: He met a cute girl re-
cently over at St. Pete). Music is
one of his hobbies; he plays 'both
piano and trumpet. -He's from
SWhe-e-e! Just watch 'em go up.
Sgt. Dick Brennan, our Acting 1st
Sgt., now sports a rocker. We.
hope that he'll be wearing three
iip and three down before long.
It used to be Pfc. Bill Smith, but
not anymore. Bill is now mess
sergeant, and is doing a fine job
of it Two cor--rals recently
sprang into being: Cpl. Sam Le-
vinson and Cpl. Alvin W. Seibel,
'who's furloughing ... 5 new Pfc's
grace our roster. They are Albert
Hartman, Rudolf Holub, John
LaWan, just back off furlough,
J ,'LRizman, and James Wages.
6,,atulations to these fellows
who've done right well by them-
Gag: His tentmates had a good
laugh as the little man tried of
his overcoat which was one of
the famous sizes too big and
started grining. "You can have
lit shortened," they told him. But
it was not the length which wor-
ried him. He pointed to the collar,
spreading far out over his shoul-
ders. "How can I fasten bars on
my shoulders under this?"
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Baseball Clinic Now
OpenTo All Drew
The big baseball clinic. under
the direction of the Physical
Training Office and conducted by
such baseball personalities as Paul
Derringer, Butch Henline and
Paul Waner, got underway here
on Tuesday afternoon.
The three ball players conduct-
ed a round robin discussion on
the history of baseball, personali-
ties of such famous players as
Pepper Martin. Jimmy Wilson,
Vandec Meer, Carl Hubbell, John
MVcGraw, Mel Ott, Lloyd Waner
and a little personal interest story
on each other.
The trio also brought out the
value of baseball to the army as
exercise and a moral builder and
that it is the greatest national
pastime of all American sports.
After the discussion on base-
ball's importance, the three play-
ers went into the discussion of
picking a team and the requisites
of a ball player. Derringer talked
at .length on what makes a good
ball pitcher. Waner discussed the
requisites of a good fielder and
hitter, while Henline took up the
department of catching and um-
Also brought out in the lectures
were the importance'of signals
and strategy and the value of
these two things in winning
games. The brains on the bench
has a lot to do with the kind of
record the team will make. Other
things brought out by these three
men of baseball were training
habits, practice, interpretation of
rules, umpiring technique, base
running and the many other
angles of playing baseball.
Beginning December 1 there
will be two softball leagues run
in connection with the lectures.
They will be known as the Der-
ringer and Waner leagues, and
the ball players will assist in run-
ning these leagues. Henline will
assist in instructing the catchers
and umpires. He is a former big
league catcher and now a umpire
in the big circuit.
A lot of interest is being shown
here by the men of Drew. Come
out and hear these men.
SIGNAL CORPS SOFTBALLERS
ANNIHILATE AIR CORPS
Medicos Lead In
The Aii Cotps
Volley Ball Loop
The Detached Medical Depart-
ment team "A" grabbed the lead
in the first week of play in the
Air Corps volley ball league with
six wins and no defeats. Other
teams undefeated in the first
week of play were the 98th Fight-
er Squadron, with three victories,
and the 69th Air Force Band, with
two wins. The Third Fighter 'B"
team holds one to the plus side
in their only game played.
Standing of teams:
Team W L Pet.
Det. Med. Dept. "A" 6 0 1.000
98th Fighter Sq.__.__3 0 1.000
69th A. F. Band_____2 0 1.000
3d Fighter "B"__ 1 0 1.000
10th Fighter "A"____2 1 .750
3d Fighter "A" 2 1 .750
314th Base Hd.
A.B. Sq. "A"_ _2 2 .500
10th Fighter Wing __1 1 .500
314th Personnel "B" 1 2 .333
314th Base Hd.
A.B. Sq. "C"-___ _1 2 .333
314th Personnel "A" 1 2 .333
Det .Med. Dept. "B"__1 2 .333
Det. Med. Dept-"D"__0 1 .000
Det. Med. Dept. "C"__0 2 .000
9th Fighter ------__0 2 .000
314th Base Hd. &
A.B. Sq. "B'" .. 0 2 .000
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Shown here are "Butch" Henline, Paul Derringer and Lt. Arthur
Colley, Physical Training Officer, discussing their training program.
Working with them will be Paul Waner.
Well, did Nell Rawls make a
liar out of me, or did she? Told
me she had no intentions of be-
coming Mrs. Brown until the war
was over and then up and married
on us last Thursday night. Buck
happened to get a few days leave,
and Nell decided she couldn't wait
any longer, so she grabbed him
while the grabbing was good.
There have been rumors that
the Forrest O'Briens are contem-
plating severing the 'holy bonds
of matrimony. To all you females
who have been spreading this
gossip, be assured that it is not
so. I spent the week-end with the
O'Briens and have never seen a
happier couple any place. Too
bad that more of our men are
not fortunate enough to get a boss
like Mary Louise.
We certainly have a jewel in
Nina Williams. How that gal is
working on the pay roll. Worked
three nights in a row until 11:00
p. m. to get the payroll out on
time. We appreciate this, Nina,
but don't go killing yourself for
We now have a Fire Dept. in
Sub-Depot. Joe Quinn is Fire
Chief; Perry Steele Ass't Fire
Chief; Rinehart Fire Marshal;
Nicholas. Ass't Fire Marshal; Sam
C. Anderson, Sec'y to Fire Chief;
and John R. Parrish, Inspector.
All Department Foremen and
Dept. heads are Captains of their.
respective groups. There are 17
groups to take care of any fire
that may occur in the vicinity of
There have been many com-
plaints about the Supply Dept.
.getting all of the attention in this
column. I have pleaded for ma-
terial from the other Departments,
but no one will give out. I only
know what goes on in Supply.
If anyone has anything they
would like to see in the column,
please bring it to me (Ralph
Hancock) and I'll see that it gets
Since the trailer service went
into effect, there have been 111
man-hours lost, due to the fact
that 'they run so infrequently.
Wish something could be done to
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3910 Florida Ave.
Phone 2052 S 2698
386th SIG. CO. (AVIATION)
By PFC. CYRIL COATES
The company hiked to Egypt
lake last Thursday. Arriving there
softball, swimming, mass athletics
and Indian wrestling were the
order of the day. At Indian wrestl-
ing what was it that Lt. Guest
had that Lt. Sweeney got. Sgt.
Mullen, our much maligned Mess
Sgt., proved it "wasn't so," pro-
viding super-duper service in the
way of hot-on-time chow. Hurrah!
Sarge, we knew you would come
Pvt. Tony Chmelar got back
from his emergency furlough-
granted him to harvest his crop.
Tony gave quite a lecture on the
care and raising of corn. Was the
interest shown promoted by rural
corn or urban 'corn"?
In the middle of the heavily
scheduled training week, time was
taken by the company to observe
a one-minute silence in honor of
Armistice Day. It developed that
we have four veterans of the
Great War in the company. The
Old Guard still stands.
The company, having completed
their basic training, have now
been segregated into various
classifications and will start their
"B" Stage training this week. It
is an inspiring sight 'to see the
nightly letter writing being ne-
glected for Signal Company stud-
ies. Go to it, boys.
EVERY PAY DAY BUY MORE
WAR BONDS AND STAMPS.
SOUVENIR & JEWELRY
Live and Stuffed Alligators
107 E. Lafayette St.
Cleaners :: Laundry
Phones: M-1036, 4232
Always Say ...
If Interested in
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We Have Plenty, and Tasty, Too!
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1724 8th Ave.
"Flowers Telegraphed Back
Home Under Bonded Service"
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514 TAMPA STREET
; OPEN EVENINGS
Army Store I
Complete Line Military Supplies For The Needs Of
207 E. Lafayette Street Tampa
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Laundry, 10c per Pound. Washing by Hand, 24-Hour Servic
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UNITED OPTICAL DISPENSARY
Manufacturing and Dispensing Opticians
205 ZACK STREET PHONE M 5783
COURTESY DISCOUNT 20 PERCENT
Prescriptions Filled-Lenses Duplicated
RIGHT DOWN TOWN "
Marion and Zack
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DREW FIELD ECHOES
November 20, 1942
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