Armored Sentinel (Temple, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 15, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 16, 1953 Page: 2 of 8
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Three Camps Open
To Fort Hood Scouts
COL. R. W. COLE took over the chairmanship of the committee
for Boy Scout Troop 111 last week succeeding Brig. Gen. L. L.
Doan. He is shown above presiding over his first meeting as
Scouts of Troop 111 of Fort Hood
will have the opportunity of par
ticipating in at least three encamp
ments this summer Col. R. W.
.Cole chairman of the Scout Com
mittee stated recently.
At least ten boys and possibly
more if funds permit will attend
the 1953 National Jamboree to be
held on the Irvine Ranch located
in Orange County Calif. on the
shores of the Pacific.
At present 10 civic organizations
on the Post and in Killeen have
pledged $225 each to send the
Scouts to the Boy Scouts Third An
Besides the National affair Hood
Scouts will journey to Camp Ta-
hauya near Saladas Texas for a
one-week outing on June 21.
Operated by the Heart O* Texas
Council Camp Tahauya situated
on the Lampasas River gives the
boys a chance to swim hike and
camp and advance themselves up
the Scout "promotion ladder."
Camp Moonraker which will
open May 31 will also host Scouts
of Troop 111. (See story page 1).
Nineteen boys took their Scout
oaths and received their Tender
foot pins Tuesday night at a Court
of Honor held by Troop 111.
The Court was presided over by
Col. Thomas E. McCarthy with
Cpl. Thomas Downs assistant
S as a in a
In addition to bringing the new
members into the troop thirteen
boys received first and second
class Advancement Honor awards.
Others were awarded merit badges
and camping certificates.
Those receiving first class Ad
vancement Honors were: Don Love
Bond Brown Mickey Morse Robert
Love Billy Gale Wilson and Roy
Second class Advancement Hon
ors went to: Robert Reynolds Bil
ly Carnes Grant Cole George Co-
burn Charles Shelbaer and Mickey
The 10 boys scheduled to go to
the Boy Scout Jamboree in Cali
fornia are: James Jolly Gordon
Clarke Bill Reagan Bill Doan
Bill Cochran Billy Gale Wilson
Don Love Robert Love Mickey
Morse and Don Gibbs Explorer
For A Fine Evening Meal
WE INVITE YOU TO THE
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Across the road from Killeen Drive-In Theater
OPEN 7 DAYS WEEK
Hamburger Cheeseburgers Malts
Sandwiches Ice Cream Milk Shakes
CLOVER DRIVE IN
Hwy. 190 KILLEEN
Oh how you'll
dance for the time of
your life in these
beauty of prom dresses
with stoles in waltz
or formal lengths.
3:30 P. M. To
Prices Start at
(PIO) Fort Hood soldiers
will set their alarm clocks one
hour earlier next Monday
that's when the summer work
schedule goes into effect.
Reveille will then be sounded
at 5:30 a.m. instead of the pres
ent 6:30 and work call will be at
7 a.m. also an hour earlier than
the current time.
To balance the working day
normal duty hours will end an
hour earlier—1 p.m.
Monday is also the day wear
ing of the khaki uniform be
comes mandatory for on-duty
wear. However the woolen or
olive drab uniform is still
optional for off-duty wear until
To Visit Hood
For 3 Days
(PIO)—Approximately 400 Re
serve Officer Training Corps Ca
dets and 100 instructors and school
officials will be the guests of the
1st Armored Div. May 1-3.
Coming from colleges and uni
versities throughout Texas the
visitors will arrive late May 1
and will immediately begin a de
tailed tour of the Post and its
On May 2 the group will hear an
address by Brig. Gen. L. L. Doan
acting commander of Fort Hood
and the 1st Armored Div. Then the
schedule calls for a visit to the
Korean Bunker Area tour of North
Fort Hood and a look at the Tank
Driving Range and Static tank fir
Sunday the visitors will witness
an aerial display by the 1st Arm
ored Air Section and then will at
tend church services before de
parting for home in the afternoon.
Lieutenant Colonel Richard Irby
is in charge of planning for ROTC
Visit Of GR Units
(PIO) A nine-man team of
Fourth Army officers left for
Fort Sam Houston yesterday aft
ernoon after a two-day observa
tion of the status of General Re
serve units here.
The team headed by Col. J. H.
Gilbreath chief of training di
vision Fourth Army inspected
both training and administrative
activities during the visit.
After an address by General
Doan Tuesday morning the visit
ing officers viewed South Fort
Hood organizations and went to
North Fort Hood in the afternoon.
Wednesday the group visited the
Separation Center limited stor
age motor pools and training
Other members of the team
were Lt. Col. A. T. Natterbald and
A. B. Faulkner Maj. W. A.
Bailey G. G. Girton O. W.
Greenwood and R. E. Gotch
Capt. B. V. Crozier and Lt. J. W.
Open Thursday Nite Till 9 p.m.
JjadiM SfiQcialty Shop
Hwy. 190 Killeen Phone 5212
THE ARMORED SENTINEL
SGT. LAWRENCE WHITE Co. 16th AEB and PFC. Robert
Christensen Btry. D 2d AAA Bn. pack cartons of clothing to be
sent to dependents of South Korean fighting men. A total of 1425
pounds of used clothing was contributed in the drive which ended
last week. Some of the cartons in the background are ready for
shipment. (Photo by Franz)
Four At Hood Win
en House Gifts
In Killeen Jackpot
(PIO)—Gifts rivaling those of a
radio network jackpot were bestow
ed upon a 1st Armored Division
warrant officer and three civilian
employees of Fort Hood this week
as a climax to the "Open House
Day" at Killeen on April 12.
WOJG Jack Hendrickson 1st
Armored Adjutant General Section
and the three civilians—Joe Wilson
employed at Ordnance E. M. Wood
Quartermaster Cold Storage and
Clifton Knight U. S. Army Hospi
tal will move into new homes this
week rent-free for the next six
months with free groceries for a
All of this is through the courtesy
of Killeen businessmen and Cham
ber of Commerce who sponsored
the "Open House" to attract new
residents to this city.
In addition the winners will re
ceive free gasoline dry cleaning
movies and many other gifts and
services of Killeen merchants dur
ing the next six-month period and
all will save on driving or bus fare
to their duties here as they have
been living 15 to 60 miles distant
Notable among the winners
whose names were drawn from
among the many hundreds who
registered for the event is Knight
who has resided at Cameron Tex.
sixty miles distant with his family
By Gen. Sturgis
The new permanent barracks oc
cupied by the 16th AEB will be
dedicated by Maj. Gen. Samuel
Sturgis Army Chief of Engineers
when he unveils a monument hon
oring two officers today.
The six new permanent buildings
have been named "Storck Bar
racks" in honor of Col. Louis J.
Storck and his son Lt. Louis J.
The elder Storck was killed in
July 1944 in action in France while
commanding Reserve Command
4th Armd. Div. and his son a
former platoon leader in Co. B
16th AEB died in Korea last
October while attempting to hold
an outpost against overwhelming
The monument is to consist of a
large reproduction of the insignia
of the Corps of Engineers sur
mounted by the name "Storck Bar
racks" in large letters of bronze
M-Sgt. S. Francis
(NFH-PIO)—M-Sgt. Sam Fran
cis of Franklin La. was awarded
the Purple Heart last Friday by
Col. T. T. King commanding of
ficer of Reserve Command.
Sergeant Francis was wounded
in the leg near Anju North Korea
on November 29 1950 when his
unit was cut off from the main
body of United Nations forces.'
Sergeant Francis' outfit was be
hind Chinese lines for three days
and he was hit the first of those
Hunting or Fishing
or other sporting goods
Ifoutt FIND II LISTED
FORT HOOD TELEPHONE
1 23 Day Passes
To Be Awarded
(PIO)—Awards of passes of up
to three days have been authorized
for enlisted personnel who con
tribute notably to the Fort Hood
Suggestions for improvement of
training operation equipment
maintenance or administrative
procedures which may result in
better organization should be sub
mitted in writing to the individual's
unit commander. The suggestions
will be forwarded to Headquarters
Fort Hood for adoption by other
elements of the command along
with recommendations for awards.
Suggestions put into use will be
graded into three classes:
applicable for Post-wide usage
three-day pass "B" broader ap
plication or greater value than
"C" two-day pass and "C" limit
ed in scope one day pass. Passes
wil be granted depending upon the
estimated annual saving of the
adopted sugestion or improvements
for which annual savings cannot
be readily calculated such as
safety morale etc.
Certificates of Achievements will
be awarded to personnel whose
suggestions are adopted throughout
Army tent camp sites to accom
modate 180000 soldiers now are
available to provide a low cost
and expeditious means for housing
soldiers during periods of emer
Sent To Koreans
(PIO)—Dependents of South
Korean fighting men will soon
receive much needed clothing
through the generosity of mili
tary and civilian personnel of
Fort Hood who have contribut
ed to a "Korean Clothing"
drive during the past six
Cast-off garments of every
size and description were in-
cuded in the pacels which were
mailed last week to the United
Nations Civil Assistance Com
mission in Korea for distribu
tion. Capt. John W. Dyer 1st
AD postal officer gave the
total weight of the parcels as
Mrs. Max Brooks
Tours WAC Det.
(PIO)—A member of the Na
tional Defense Advisory Commit
tee on Women in the Armed Forc
es Mrs. H. Max Brooks of Austin
completed an inspection tour of
Fort Hood's 4005th WAC Detach
ment last Thursday.
Mrs. Brooks was accompanied
here by Joe Weber Austin USO
director who discussed problems
of recreation for women stationed
in this area.
Accompanied by Captain Lalah
Stivers commander of the Detach
ment and Lt. Eva M. Burgess
Detachment Executive officer
Mrs. Brooks visited the station hos
pital (where many members of
the WAC work) the unit personnel
office and the barracks area be
fore speaking to the Detachment.
Most young military men feel there's only one way
to travel that's on the Scheduled Certificated Airlines.
These Airlines go nearly everywhere give you
everything comfort and friendly attentions as you
ride speed that saves four-fifths of the time
wasted in the best ground travel economy
that often saves you money too!
BONANZA AIR LINES
r.iCAGO & SOUTHERN AIR LINES
CONTINENTAL AIR LINES
DELTA AIR LINES
Three CC"B" Men
(CCB-PIO) Cpl. Joseph A.
Marke Cpl. Theodore Marley and
PFC William Bauman all mem
bers of & S Co. 4th MTB were
recently awarded the First Armor
ed Division's Certificate of Achieve
ment for superior performance of
duty within their assigned jobs.
You mean there's mother way to travel?
Scheduled Certificated Airlines
EASTERN AIR LINES
LAKE CENTRAL AIRLINES
NORTH CENTRAL AIRLINES
OZARK AIR LINES
PAN AMERICAN WORLD AIRWAYS
Saturday April 18
Come in and Register for
Friday and Saturday April 17-18
Refreshments Served Saturday
Aeress Street from Feldt's Men's Store
308-8th St. Killeen Phone 7911
Make the best catch of
the season with our top
a it is in a
Give yourself a fair
chance with the best fish
ing tackle. You'll find
everything you need here
for a successful season.
Come in today!
Thursday April 16195
BUFFALO N. Y. (AFPS) A1
well known resident had a pain re
cently and a pint ofrum was pre
scribed as a cure. The pain de
parted by the following day but
the patient had a head like an
elephant. The patient was Coco
the elephant at the zoo.
The world's record for 100 yards
is 9.3 seconds set by Mel Patton
of Southern California in 1948.
A Complete Supply
KILLEEN HARDWARE CO.
Killeen—Ph. 1-0341 Brian Alexander Mgr.
Only on SCHEDULED Certificated Airlines: $5000
to $50000 at 25c to $2.50 covert Stateside and
much foreign travel personal or official.
for official travel on TR's covers Full Service.
For information and tickets
call 2528 Ft. Hood
PIONEER AIR LINES
UNITED AIR LINES
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WEST COAST AIRLINES
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Armored Sentinel (Temple, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 15, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 16, 1953, newspaper, April 16, 1953; Temple, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth254327/m1/2/: accessed August 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Casey Memorial Library.