Armored Sentinel (Temple, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 42, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 29, 1953 Page: 4 of 12
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Newcomers to the battalion are
Lieutenants Marshall Bailey Fred
Donham Clarence Jackson Rob
ert Johnson Kenneth Parks Rus
sell Singleton and Jack Dibrell.
SFC Norris Sizemore has been
transferred to Headquarters from
Co. Sei'geant Sizemore is the
assistant operations sergeant S-3.
Everyone in the Battalion with
the exception of the Personnel Sec
tion took part in the three day
bivouac last week. Fortunately
good weather prevailed throughout
PFC Charles Garver the com
pany carpenter finally had the
cast removed from his arm and
is one the job again.
Cpl. Joe Cox and Privates Jose
Garcia and Wilfred Cheers of the
Commo Section have returned
from the Falcon Dam festivities in
PFC Robert Battaglini is back
after spending 15 days leave at his
home in Brooklyn.
The company is very confident
of snaring top honors in the cate
gory for the Community Chest
Sergeant Morgan returned from
10 days leave at his home with his
family and friends.
Lieutenant Wyche is attending
the CBR school at Camp Bullis.
The company spent three days in
the field bivouacing with the rest
of the Battalion.
Lt. Jack Watson is at the CBR
school in Camp Bullis.
PFC Delano Seraphine returned
to the company after completing
the CBR course at the fourth Ar
Co had 15 men volunteer for
air borne units in Fort Campbell
Ky and Fort Bragg North Caro
This week saw a big change in
the company in that 18 men left for
airborne training in various points
of the country.
The day room is still in the
process of remodeling and is shap
ing up rapidly. Its' completion
should be in the latter part of this
Privates Robert Daws Daniel De
Wolfe and Ronald Althaus return
ed to the company this week after
completing the. Smallarms Course
at the NCO Academy.
Pvt. Franklin Harper returned
from the dedication ceremonies of
the Falcon Dam.
Co is losing three men this
week Sgt. Alfred Morris Cpl.
Charles Ubelhor and Cpl. Martin
Saunders who are to report
the 4005th ASU for separation.
Lt. Jack Dibrell is the new com
pany commander. He will take ac
tive command of the company this
The bowling team which is lead
ing the league was inactive the
past week due to the bivouac train
Promotions are still being earn
ed by members of this company.
Donald Evans Wayne Gassert
Wally Hunter James Koonce Carl
Long Alfredo Pozos Maynard Pri
ce Bill Teter Bob Thibodeau Ken
West and Louie Younger were re
cently promoted to private first
Sgt. Marshall Underwood
first sergeant PFC Bob Voss and
Pvt. Earl Sevetson recently return
ed from leaves.
Cpl. Thomas Markello has joined
the civilian ranks. He was re
placed as Mail Clerk by PFC Paul
Headquarters Company Reserve
Command Bowling team having
won 8 of its 9 games is still hiding
down first place. Sgt. Will Co-
meau continues to hold the team's
Cpl. Marty Walkes and PFC
Louie Younger and PFC James
Koonce have returned from the
Falcon Dam Dedication.
Pvt. John Jamison is attending
the Message Center Course and
SFC Robert McGuinn is attending
Leadership school at the NCOA.
Four of Reserve Command's
men are members of the Division
Male Chorus. They are PFCs Ken
West Bill Teter Bob Voss and Pvt.
Co. "B" 317th Tank Bn. is av
eraging $15.07 per man in the Fort
Hood Chest Campaign. HOW'S
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SHIRLEY COTLER 22-year-olcl
dancer at the Las Vegas Sands
Hotel is shown warming up for
a dance routine. Something
about Indian Summer they tell
HQS & SVC CO
Everyone has spent the last week
eagerly anticipating moving into
the new barracks.
SFC Alton L. Brooks has re
turned from a ten day leave and
has resumed his duties as first
sergeant. Also returning from leave
was the personnel sergeant SFC
Jack Goldfarb. Both had an enjoy
Lt. Walter Kuehn has replaced
Lt. Alfred J. Iller who is soon
leaving as company commander of
The fold has recently been in
creased by the addition of a num
ber of new men. The ranks were
further replenished by the return
of several of the men who had
been attending school.
Corporals Frumento and Dynes
spent a three day pass in Dallas
last weekend and report that the
Texas State Fair is well worth see
The 317th Bowling team Wednes
day night won two out of three
games to down the 1st Quarter
master in their 1st Bowling mat
Lt. Willis S. Clayton II joined
the company. He was transfered
from Co this battalion. Also join
ing the company were Privates
Leroy Johnson Preston L. Leflore
and Leo P. Cunningham.
Lt. Ralph E. Madsen is back
now. He attended the tank gunnery
course at Fort Knox.
Pvt. Harry N. Hinkle left for
Camp Bullis to attend the CBR
Sergeants Grover Finch and Fon
Billups Jr. recently joined this
company. Also with the two ser
geants were Privates James W.
Smoot James E. Holt Carl E.
Krick and Joseph P. Rhoden
The Battalion will soon be mov
ing to the new permanent barracks
now being constructed by the En
The following four men will be
attending the NCO Academy the
30 Oct Pvt. Joseph Niclolsi sup
ply course Pvt. Luther M. Lawson
wheel vehicle course PFC Lee R.
Hoel small arms course Sgt.
James Croley leadei'ship course.
Three new men joined the com
pany. They are privates Luther M.
Lawson James Malcolm and
Marvin P. Kleckner.
303rd Sig. Bn.
SVC & HQ
207th Signal Company 303rd Sig
nal Battalion received its first ser
geant Sgt. Archie Ross. During
his 12 days of leave hunting and
fishing were the order of the day
for Sergeant Ross. PFC John Log-
sdon held down the top kick's job
during Sergeant Ross absence.
The 303rd Signal Battalion met
with disaster the night of Oct. 21.
The event a touch football game.
The opponent Post Hospital team.
The tragedy was doubled by the
fact that although the 303rd led
by 18 points during the first half
of the game the Medics held
them pointless during the second
half while they accumulated 19
points for themselves. The final
score 18 19.
16th SIG CO (RRVHF)
Lt. Daniel M. Clonch Company
Commander of the 16th Signal
Commander of the 16th Signal com
pany is getting ready to leave
for a new assignment. One known
as civilian. The new commanding
officer will be Lt. Raymond V. Mc-
Cluskey at present the Executive
Sgt. Michael R. Maxwell
first soldier for 16th Signal Com
pany is leaving next week for Fort
Benjamin Harrison Ind. to attend
the Administrative school. Sergeant
Harrison joined the outfit a little
over a week ago and is already
going to school.
Cpl. Cecil A. Lake Supply NCO
finally got that second stripe this
week. The nice thing about promo
tions coming on the last of the
month is that when the smokes
get down sort of low a fellow can
sure make that cigar go a long
SFC David Navarro will soon be
a great believer in the miracles
of modern medicine. In the period
of three short days Sergeant Na
varro entered was a patient and
got discharged from the Fort Hood
racked up another perfect score
last week by losing three more
games. The tally now stands at
2 wins and 7 losses.
The Battalion football team is
following in the footsteps of the
bowlers. After weeks of play they
finally managed to tuck one for
feit game under their belts. PFC
Jerome M. Dunlap is about to get
the use of his right wing back
after being trampled last week in
one of the games. These Texans
play mighty rough!
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THE ARMORED SENTINEL
Sergeants Murray Spencer Ed
wards and Corporal McGraw were
considered successful on their fish
ing expedition near Falcon Dam
last Saturday. Sergeant Edwards
growing impatient with his fishing
pole threw it on the bank of the
river jumped in the water and
landed an eightee npound Buffalo
Master Sergeant Arehart: com
pany first sergeant seems to be all
smiles this week. Must be because
his wife and daughter are moving
down to Fort Hood from their orig
inal home in Virginia.
Co played a big part in the
dedication of Falcon Dam on the
20th of the month. Along with oth
ers in the 702d and 634th AIBs
made up the Honor Guard and oth
er guard that stood in honor of
the historic event.
Lt. Max M. Tybroski did a fine
job in the shaping up of the Honor
Guards and it is felt quite sure
that the 702d will be long remem
bered by the Fourth Army Head
quarters and the spectators that
witnessed the event.
Some members of Co went fish
ing in the little bit of free time that
they had. Several men boasted of
the great fish that they caught
but strange as it seems all of
these big ones got away.
Members of Co returned back
from operation Falcon at Falcon
Dam Wednesday evening.
SFC Roy Moses returned Tues
day afternoon from Fort Benning
Ga. Sergeant Moses has been at
tending the Infantry School down
Pvt. Charles Laws Willis Rowe
and Oakley Whiten returned this
week from leave. They said they
had a nice leave and was rested
and ready to continue with their
respective duties in the company.
Sgr. Robert E. Lundy and Cpl.
Leonard C. Smith have transfer
red to the 4005th ASU for release
from active service. Capt. War
ren F. Streck and Cpl. Lawrence
M. Mattlin are spending 15 day
leaves at their homes.
Pvt. Billy M. Lowe and Pvt. Rob
bie E. White are in the hospital
after being injured in an automo
Lt. Robert F. Kerlin Cpl. Ed
ward DeMarco PFC Louis J. Wil-
kins Pvt. J. D. Buttry Pvt. Way-
mond Davis and Pvt. Osborn Haw
kins spent approximately 12 days
at Falcom Dam.
SFC Clair A. Grunden is being
discharged this week and will be
going home ot Pennsylvania his
native state in the next few days.
The entire company left for a few
days field exercises again this week
and are to return Wedesday.
Lt. Patrick Kennar joined the or
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Corporal Smith is back in the
section as motor sergeant after be
ing on DS as a Life Guard.
Corporal Shank and Private Rese
have been transferred to the Motor
Pvt. Dave Acklin and PFC Bill
Mauldin returned from Fort Mon
mouth where they attended the
Motion Picture and Still Photo
Schools respectively. Both men
were attached to the 15th Student
Co. 9004 T.S.U.
Promotions were in order last
week when Privates Dave Acklin
Bill Mauldin Donald Trentacos-
ta and Glen Silker received their
private first class stripes.
Photo coverage at Falcon Dam
was handled very successfully by
Cpl. Robert A. Hansen.
DIV SIG MAINT
The maintenance team which
consisted of SFC Francisco Mon-
talvo Sgt. William Snyder Cpl.
Fred Schelong Cpl. A1 Torborg
Cpl. Glen Johns Cpl. John Tram-
mell and PFC James Buchanan
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have returned from Falcon Dam.
Sgt. Julius Wolfe and Cpl. Don
Tripp are now on field problems
at the ITTC range at North Fort
Hood as is Cpl. Joe Perzinsky and
Cpl. Larry Scinto are with the 81st
SFC Francisco Montalvo was
awarded the Commendation Ribbon
for Meritorious Service in Korea.
Recently eighteen men returned
from Camp Gordon Ga. where
they have been attending school
for teletype operator telephone
instalation and repairman and tel
ephone switchboard operator.
The thirteen men who represent
ed the section at "Operation Fal
con" have all returned.
Rudolph Dinga has been promot-
ted to private first class.
DIV SIG SUP
Corporal Camis and Private Rog
er have received their discharges
and have returned to their respec
tive homes in Florida and Louisi
Lieutenant Kitchin has been chos
en to attend the aerial observa
tion course and finds it quite inter
RAD REL SEC
Cpl. Alex Alexandrou is looking
forward to getting back to civilian
life in a short time when he will
return to Brooklyn N. Y.
The section is losing six men on
an overseas levy soon.
The section received two AN-
GRC-26 teams that returned from
the Falcon Dam ceremonies and
are now preparing for a three day
field problem next week.
PFC Loren Parker was promoted
to the rank of corporal and Sgt.
Morris Carrillo was promoted to
the rank of sergeant first class this
Returning from Falcon Dam Sat
urday was Sergeanf First Class
Odom and a crew of nine other
men who although they were a
little tired and worn out did a
swell job. All in all they layed
about 90 miles of wire which kept
them pretty well occupied with
work the full time they were there.
Corporal Barringer is back in
the section after his release from
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absence of Sergeant Krick who was
discharged and also Private Moon
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