The Armored Sentinel (Temple, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 4, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 29, 1953 Page: 9 of 18
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Thursday January 29 1953
(NFH-PIO)—A variety show for
the "March of Dimes Drive" will
be presented tonight at the North
Fort Hood Service Club. The Earl
"McNutt band will be the big at
traction. For each selection played
a contribution towards the "March
of Dimes" will be requested.
The boys will be able to get their
hair "done" a manicure or shoe
shine by a bevy of beautiful girls.
For these services each man will
"feed the kitty" for the March of
The Service Club plans for '53
include dance classes dramatics
club and hobby crafts. The Ser
vice Club now boasts a new tele
Miss Valre Hay who organized
the opening of the club in 1951 now
has a new assistant Miss Wilma
King. Miss Hay said that since the
club now has a full staff many
ore activities can be planned.
The year of 1952 featured several
outstanding events. A water carni
val was held in July in which four
beautiful girls from Gatesville per
formed a colorful water ballet. Al
so on the agenda were swimming
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509th Tank Bn
Button down collars in pastels
events in which men of Res. Com. one-ring replica of a big top.
participated. More than one-hundred orphans
EVENT OF YEAR [from the State Home at Waco were
The event of the year was the entertained at an Easter and
indoor carnival. For this show the
Service Club was turned into
By Sgt. Johnnie L. Battle
Going to FECOM is WOJG
George Jowers who has been with
the battalion since it was reorganiz
ed at Camp Polk in the later part
of 1950. He has worked in the per
sonal section until recently when
he was transferred to the S-l sec
Going in the other direction are
Sgts. James Wise and William
Kimbure who will report to Camp
Kilmer N. J. for shipment to
EUCOM. Wise has recently re
turned from school at Fort Ben
jamin Harris Ind. and was as
signed to our S-2 section until he
received his orders. He will spend
his leave at his home in the Pea
nut State. Kimbure who has been
with the maintenance section since
his return from Korea will spend
his leave in Alabama.
Being discharged is SFC Bell
PFC Pink Jackson and many oth
ers. Jackson has been mail clerk.
Bell who has been with the S-3
section since his return from
Korea did all the drawing and
painting for the battalion. He was
also the man who drew the pictures
of the "Soldier of the Week" for
Turner who is the supply ser
geant of H&S Co. and has the
motto of "more years and better
supply" has just been promoted
to sergeant and was transferred
from the S-4 section to H&S Co.
supply. In turn PFC Cartwright
who has been with Co. supply
has been transferred to the S-4 sec
FOR THE MOST
barrel cuff. Whites with
round collar and collar pin. Ox
fords or pique.
Corner of Ave. ot 8th Street
Vi Mock Edit of Fotf Office
There were some outstanding
musical events in '52. The "Melody
Maids" eighty strong put on a
fine choral show. Jimmy Heap
brought his fine Western music to
the Service Club and literally
"brought the house down."
Miss Hay and Miss King cordial
ly invite everyone to use all the
facilities the Service Club has to
offer. Just a few of them are: TV
parties tournaments records mus
ical instruments post office cafe
teria and Red Cross—everything
from "soup to nuts."
By Sgt. Clarence H. Collins
We wish to welcome M-Sgt. Dil-
linger who has taken over the dut
ies of operations sergeant and Sgt.
Gilbert who is performing the dut
ies of field first sergeant.
We bid farewell to Cpl. Mouton
Cpl. Welder PFC Dietz PFC Don-
ner PF CMcDonald PFC Gerisch
PFC Malone PFC Strickler and
Pvt. Kocent who are leaving for
schools at the NCO Academy.
Among those on leave in the bat
tery are PFC Corbit Pvt. L. Wal-
lis PFC Gibble PFC F. Rivers
and Cpl. E. Lindex.
We welcome Lt. Dannemiller and
We welcome three new cadre to
the battery: PFC Mines Sgt. Gren-
all and PFC Torres.
We also wish good luck to Pvt
Bocinoski Pvt. Navar and PFC
Chatman who are going overseas.
Sgt. Chess one of our chiefs of
sections has returned from one
week training at the NCO Academy.
SFC Diaz seems to be the handy
man around the battery lately be
cause he seems to have a talent
for painting signs. He has painted
the signs in the day room and
orderly room and has done a won
Pvt. Baker who was transferred
from Btry. B 68th AFA is to at
tend the NCO Academy.
Lt. Glen R. Anderson is getting
We welcome Lt. William Nelson
who is relieving Lt. Elmo Albright
as battery commander.
Pvt. Harvey Hardeman is one
of the roving kind. He was trans
ferred from the Reserve Command
to us. Then he was transferred to
Sv. Btry. and is now back with us.
PFC Albert Wolff is leaving us
for a month to attend the NCO
Pvts. Dale Bolles Ralph Gird-
ner and James Hallis have return
ed from the hospital.
Seven men have signed up for
the off-duty classes at the I&E cen
We welcome Lt. Karl Scholze
who is newly assigned and Cpl.
Donald L. Brown back from the
Lts. Charles B. Miller and Rich
ard I. Wiles and Pvt. Beryl Buch-
an have departed on leave pend
ing overseas shipment.
PFC Robert Cyphert and Pvt.
Charles E. Dudley are now in the
SFC Calvin R. Watkins and staff
received the highest mess rating
in CC "B" for January. An old
hand at the game Watkins also
copped high Division Artillery
honors his past two months of act
ivity as mess sergeant of Btry.
C 91st AFA Bn.
Stand No. 2
Hfwoy 190 la* Past IrMfo
THE ARMORED SENTINEL
'North Hood Service Club Features Dimes Variety Show
Lively Entertainment Fills
Schedule For Future Fun
The return of Private Tillman
from Intelligence School Ft. Riley
Kan. has strengthened the S-2 sec
The tune "April in Paris" is at
top of the hit parade for most of
the men of the battalion. However
the lyrics have been altered by
each individual—"April in Jersey
Michigan Oregon .New
Store No. 1
By PFC Schambow
It's school days for several of
our members. Corporal Binley is
attending Projectionist School.
Corporal Croteau goes to supply
course and PFC Harriss and Pri
vate Andrews are going to the auto
The hand of fate seems to have
decended upon our orderly room.
First Sergeant Hollis left on emer
gency leave. The next day the
company clerk Corporal Large
was called home because of the
serious illness of his father. Cor
poral Larson and PFC Schambow
are filling in with the help of Cor
poral L. Kaufman on the morning
Private Tillman returned from
school at Fort Riley Kansas.
By Corporal McAdams
Able company lost three men the
past week. They are M-Sgt. Orville
T. Daniel Sgt. Charles E. Young
and Cpl. William N. Sellers.
Lt. Larry L. Parks has joined us
during the past week. Also joining
us the past week was Sgt. Law
LOOK FOR THE VETERAN SIGN
Leave Temple by way of
MeCloskey Veteran Hospital
to Rogers... stop at the
third store on the right.
New location just this side
of the underpass on high
Store No. 2
Leave Temple by way of
Post Office out on Rosebud
hiway 53 keep to right
all the way.
your friends run these places....
Henry Stefka Doody Ward Elwood Raley Owners
rence A. Awrey who is taking over
the job of motor sergeant.
Pvt. Gilbert Machado has re
turned from a long stay in the
By Corporal Montgomery
William C. Harvey recently pro
moted to PFC returned from
school at Fort Knox Ky. recently.
Sgt. Bryant Hess and Cpl. Rich
ard F. Mariner are now on leave
prior to being assigned to Camp
Kilmer N. J. for shipment to
Europe. They were recently assign
ed to this company from the 13th
Recently assigned to this com
pany from Hq. & Hq. Co. Res.
Comd. are Lt. Rodney G. Ross
and Charles R. Sturman.
We are in deep sorrow due to the
loss of our mascot "Custer." Cus
ter entered the hospital during
December for about a week but
upon his return to the unit he had
a relapse. He re-entered the hospi-
al and was unable to pull through
Capt. Irvin C. Scull has taken
Just A Few Miles
Drive To Either
over as our new CO. Lt. Arthur
Garza our former CO has receiv
ed orders for Turkey and will
leave in the near future.
M-Sgt. Alva Campbell has re
ceived orders for overseas. While
M-Sgt. LeRoy D. Spargo has re
placed him as the first sergeant.
Charlie Co. is well represented
on the battalion basketball team.
Cpl. Vincent Shemanski and PFC
Nichols Ianuly have looked ex
ceptionally well in scrimmages
TV AT SERVICE CLUBS
Watch your favorite television
shows at any one of the three
Hood service clubs—162nd Street
Brigade Avenue and North Fort
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Lacy, Joe M. The Armored Sentinel (Temple, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 4, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 29, 1953, newspaper, January 29, 1953; Temple, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth254320/m1/9/: accessed November 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Casey Memorial Library.