The Armored Sentinel (Temple, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 13, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 2, 1953 Page: 7 of 12
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.Thursday April 2 1953
Able Co. is losing part of its
cadre which has been with the
unit for the past two years.
Drafted in April '51 they will be
separated from the service within
the first and second week of
April. They are M-Sgt. Patrick
Supply Sgt. Roling Supply Clerk
Cpl. Lewis Commo Sgt. Cpl. Ole-
winski Co. Clerk Cpl. McCann
Plat Sgt. Cpl. Peterson 1st cook
Cpls. Tiver and Reyes and Mail
Clerk Cpl. Roach.
The morale of Baker Co. is
jaretty high. Having completed
^^•0 weeks of bivouac they have
^Experienced some of the conditions
of a soldier in the field.
Sgt. Russel Reck and Cpl. Peter
Albanese are due for discharge
in the near fuutre.
We hope to have some men in
the lineup for the battalion base
ball team. Lt. Joseph Vivaldi
battalion baseball coach says
some of the boys show great po
Cpl. Hermann left the company
Sgt. Hull and Sgt. Smith the
supply sergeant and the mess
steward left for discharge.
Sgt. Leon C. Welbern atid Pvt.
Arthur Williams left last week for
Recently returning to the bat-
felion was PFC. Anthony Gian-
Pristofaro who has been hitting
the books at Fort Benjamin Har
rison Ind. where he was pursuing
the stenography course.
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404 North Gray St.
Lt. Ernest W. Harrison and
M-Sgt. Jose Yarrito are to move
to Co. C.
Lt. Roger A. Doucetfe is leaving
for the liaison pilot training school
at San Marcus AFB.
Leaving the S-2 section to go
back to civilian life are Sgt. Rich
ard Shore Cpl. Dean Kvernum
and Cpl. Sam Morishita.
We welcome Sgt. Virgil P. Wil
son who has joined us from the
We welcome PFC. Edwyn A.
Bennett back after a brief assign
ment to H&S Co.
Recently promoted PFC. Ben
nett has returned from Fort Knox
Ky. where he attended a 16-week
radio repair course. He will re
sume the duties of commo chief
vice Cpl. George Kurtz who will
receive his discharge within the
PFC. Carl Clymer is now at
tending the Artillery School of
Fort Sill Oklai
Recent promotions to corporal
included Spaeth Miller Mcintosh
Sgt. Dan Taylor and Pvt. Wil
liam Landry are now enjoying 10-
Pvt. Jerry W. Nickell has re
turned from leave.
Cpl. Victor Tahill has been dis
A new arrival in the battery is
Pvt. Jessie L. O'Brien.
Pvt. Josiah Whitley has returned
to duty from the hospital.
The following men are on orders
to Europe: SFC. Aria N. Griffin
Sgt. Elmer N. Cooper Cpl. Ray
mond T. Wood and Pvt. John T.
We welcome PFC. Griffin Pri
vate Worth and Private Young to
Private Morris returned from
the hospital and has been trans
ferred to Btry. C. Corporal Ed
wards has also been transferred
to Btry. C.
Cpl. Albert Chick is to be dis
charged in early April.
Pvt. Donald Lindley Doyne
Parker and Charles Landrum have
been admitted to the hospital.
We welcome PFCs Jack Cordell
and Douglas McLellan. They came
to us from the 27th AFA Btn.
We also welcome Privates Allen
Nichols Johnson and Synatschk.
M-Sgt. Claudus King has taken
over the 1st sergeant's job while
M-Sgt. Clifford Waddy is in the
John Pfaehler and Fred Wheaton
were recently promoted to cor
Sgt. Hiram Gooch has reenlisted
for six more years. He is now
on a 30-day reenlistment leave.
PFC. Delbert Latham has been
reassigned to the 4005th for sep
Cpl. Wayne Strong has returned
Pvt. Arty Greenhill has recently
returned from a four-day leave at
his home in Plainview Tex.
In a comedy of errors Svc.
Btry.'s softball team after spot
ting Btry. of the 73rd eight
runs came from behind to win
their second league game 32 to
9. Sgt. Robert Corley received
credit for the win. PFC Savino
DePalo (RF) and Pvt. Donald
Brown (2B) provided the heavy
sticks with three hits each.
FROM FORT HOOD ACTIVITIES
COL. TIIEODORE T. KING
former commander of CC "A"
has been named head of Res.
Comd. while Lt. Col. John J.
Davis former leader of Res.
Comd. was assined as com
mander of CC "A." (NFH-PIO)
141st ArmdSig. Co.
DIV. SIGNAL SUPPLY
Our section is now running
smoothly dispite the restaffing
which has taken place. The new
men include: PFCs Naelitz Lev-
erett Willingham and Privates
Moore Roger and Patton.
Showalter and Camis are now
in a new financial bracket cor
We wish Corporals Price Smith
Long and Jansen the best of luck
in their forthcoming roles as ci
Sergeant O'Donald has returned
from North Fort Hood where he
has been on special assignment.
Men leaving the section include:
Corporals Keller and Croteau who
are getting discharged and PFC.
James Ryan who is going to
PFC. Ted Geirsbach is spending
a 15-day leave with his wife in
PFC. Domigal and PFC. Viox
left for the NCO Academy leader
MESSAGE CENTER SECTION
The section has lost Corporals
Stoll Clark and Gottschall during
the past week. All three are going
to civilian life.
PFC. Van Ingen was transferred
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PFCs Calloway and Barringer
were transferred into the section.
PFC. Pettus is attending radio
repair course at the NCO Acad-
Sergeants Clark and Gross and
Corporal Johnson are clearing for
Cpl. Larsen suffered a broken
arm in a fall from the commo
shack steps in the motor pool.
Spring is in the air and baseballs
have began flying around H&S
Co. Under the supervision of Lieu
tenant Howard hopefuls are work
ing out daily and Lieutenant How
ard seems well pleased with the
prospects to date.
Spring is also noticeable in the
day room orderly room and mess
hall. A completely new interior
decoration job is in progress and
will add more to the spirit of gaity
and liveliness to the company.
SFC Carl Durbin Cpl. William D.
Thomas Cpl. Paul R. Artress
Pvt. Gilberto A. Rodriguez and
Pvt. Alfred Benoit departed for
SFC Jerry L. Daniel has over
seas orders to EUCOM. Pvt. Car
los Parra and Pvt. Rosendo Hoerta
have been shipped to FECOM.
Sergeant Fifield Corporal Sump-
ter and Corporal Lewis have left
Barbar and Swain made SFC
Thompson made sergeant Alexan
der made corporal and Pruett and
Colbert made PFC.
On March 27 old man stork fi
nally got tired and blessed PFC
Payne and wife with a baby girl.
From all reports the father is do
Lt. Henery Spencer and WOJG
Stuart Busby have joined us while
Lt. Donald King and Lt. Niven
Baird have returned from Fort
Mrs. Wanda Setzer of Charlotte
N. C. claims to be the youngest
grandmother in the United States.
She is thirty-one. Her fifteen-year-
old daughter recently became a
Foolish people may make others
Tourist: ''What's the speed limit
Native: "We don't have any
You city folks can't go through
here fast enough to suit us."
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hour. Cuts from 1 inch to 2 feet.
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Corporal Coffman (training aids
section) who soon will be leaving
the Army to rejoin the civilian
ranks has made very good use
of his leisure time when in the
service. Quite recently he com
pleted a correspondence course
in basic construction engineering
and is now undertaking a course
in Diesel engine principles.
The noise heard around the com
pany area is drifting from the
dayroom where extensive repairs
and romedling is being undertaken
by company carpenter Bas Lock-
ard. Among the many improve
ments noticed is a built into the
wall TV set. These repairs com
bined with new book binders
magaines and radio-phonograph
all help to make ouzr dayroom a
pleasant place to relax and spend
our off duty moments.
We welcome back Sergeant Cov
ington and Corporal Lindsey who
have recently returned after com
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Also among those returning
a in is
Corporal Moore from Aberdeen
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