Armored Sentinel (Temple, Tex.), Vol. 19, No. 5, Ed. 1 Friday, May 12, 1961 Page: 4 of 12
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GCA 1st AD
The Killeen Base Officers' Open Sellers B. Brown and Mrs. Wil-
Mess was the scene of a galaliam D. Finlay.
farewel' banquet given by the of- From Division Trains the ladies
ficers and wives of the 6th Artil- who served and baked cakes were
lery. The party on Thursday Mrs. Mitchell Enich Mrs. Juan
May 2 honored Brig. Gen. and D. Haines and Mrs. Arthur M.
Mrs. Roland H. del Mar Capt. Land Ladies who sent cakes were
and Mrs. Luis Desa-Soto Lt. Mrs. Harry J. Ducota Jr. and
Hiram Gonzales and Lt. Ronald Mrs. Herbert W. Bagby.
T. Wise. General del Mar com- FAREWELL TEA
manding general of CCA 1st AD Mrs. John L. Clark Jr. who
and Mrs. del Mar will leave Fort is leaving the 1st Armored Divi-
Hood on May 13 for their new j0n was the honored guest at
assignment in Puerto Rico. Capt. a tea given by Mrs. Carl T. Johns-
and Mrs. Desa Soto are en-route ton in her home on Wednesday
to Panama. Capt. Desa-Soto has May 3. Mrs. Johnston was as-
served with the 6th Artillery for ton was assisted by her mother
thrity-four months. Mrs. Adeline Campbell.
The committee in charge were Guests invited were Mrs.
Capt. Henry E. Rainbolt Jr. Lt. Roland H. del Mar Mrs. Charles
group to the honored guests and HQ*
CCA 1st AD Officers' Wives
Those who baked cakes were
Central Texas' Only
Waco Drive West at Highway
WACO. TEXAS FL2-341I
on our best Waves
Robert L. Jenks Lt. Martin J. J. Girard Mrs. Rober G. Todd 13TH CAVALRY
Griffin Lt. Paul A. Slater and Mrs. Earl W. Sharp Mrs. Geneva
Lt. Joseph R. Vincik. Willard Mrs. Roland L. Spiller lii
Following the social hour the and the wives of the officers of ^a(j
group enjoyed a buffet supper the 13th Cavalry. Mrs. John L. Clark Jr. wife of
The guests were seated at tables A yellow and white scheme was ^ttajjon commander. Lt. Col.
for 12 encircling the room. Each used and Mrs. Clark the Queen Qark
table was centered with the ap- for a Day was presented with
propriate battery guidon with unit a crown made of yellow flowery
standard placed behind the head Mrs. James R. Boothpresidea
table. at the tea table and Mrs. Earl
After dinner Lt. Col. Charles ^e^^entertained
Ostner introduced special es 5"
guests CoL and M.
asked for reports on civilian life The headquarters and special the other 2d AD. The
from guests Mr. and Mrs.
of CCA 1st Armored Dm-
thony Polis and Mr. and Mrs. sion entertained at buffet dinner- outlined path representing Mrs.
Ronald A. Piperi. They are for- dance honoring Brig. Gen. and Qark's move from 1st to 2d AD.
mer members of the unit who Mrs. Roland H. del Mar on Fn- Mrs. Booth presented Mrs. Clark
are now civilian residents of Kil- day May 5 in the ballroom of ^th a silver Revere bowl a gift
leen Col Ostner introduced the the Officers' Open Mess. from the wives of the unit. Mrs.
following' newcomers: Capt. and The following Special^ Troops Booth accompanied by
Mrs. Glenn Thompson Lt. Carter commanders werethehoste: ^Capt.
Rogers and CWO and Mrs. Lewis Earl W. Sharp Trp. A 12th Ca\-
Layton airy Capt. Dewey M. Lowe Head-
Capt. Rainbolt and Lt. Gonzales
assisted by Lt. Malcom. P.
Schwarzenbach presented a radio
skit for the entertainment of the
who served were Mrs. Carl T. "f committees Mrs. W H. Hern- Hosts for the affair were Lt.
Johnston Mrs. Thomas May
and Mrs. James H. Singletary. Rasmussen ways and
Mrs. R. N. Fraser Mrs. A H.
Lawson Mrs. Leon Armour Mrs chairman Mrs. L. A. Nuckolls
publicity chairman Mrs L.
mafv°Mrs^1JUp Frazier reserva-
The new Teen-Age represents
flve. Wdng over from Mrs A.
Hansen recently elected secre-
tary of the Board will be Mrs.
ELENA'S BEAUTY SALON
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M. Hickerson 501st Aviation Corn-
Travel posters of the Caribbean
area covered the walls of the
ballroom and the stage was cen
tered with a large "bon voyage"
sign to Gen. and Mrs. del Mar.
Leis of leaves and flowers the
full length of each table lent
tropical air to the room.
Cel. Charles J. Girard spoke a
few words of farewell to Gen.
and Mrs. del Mar. General del
Mar expressed his appreciation
of the work done by the group
and welcomed guests Mr. and
Mrs. Walton Allen parents of
Mrs. Clinton Druiy.
Following the dinner dancing
the music of Jack
were in charge of making and j- frk-mmittooo.
serving the refreshments at the Of lllWd
USO graduation on Tuesday May
Mrs John L.
2. dent of the Officers' Wives dub
From the 1st Cavalry the ladies
b^g assigned to the 2d
Donal(J Ruby were the
sided at tte
Mrg Walter Evans pre
The luncheon was in the Occi-
The head table was debated
SPECIAL TROOPS jth two dolls one labeled 1st
connected by a stone
Company Capt. Frank- .Bon voyage" was said to Brig.
lin W. Edson Company A 16th
Engineer Battalion Capt. Charles
TTie social hour was in the Oc-Mary
cident Room and patio which
Clark Jr. presi- ^of red gTad"
the following chairmen
program chairman Mrs. Jf"? Spsts weS luncheon were won by Mrs. C. W
2d AD Social
chairman Mrs. J. W. ^dM^walton Allen Mrs. G. W. Bull who is leaving
per assistant ways and means J* ™r.^
Qf Di:ury m0
group dinner and
c«* MrD: E. Duv- Officers' Open Mess ball- ^bejjostesses for
A farewell reception honoring
tinue with the same chairmen D
are: Hospital chairman Mrs.
ft G. Quackenbush. ™'owin2 "-e recepbon Col.
and Mrs. Charles J. Girard enter
tained the honored guest at a
small dinner party.
Officers' Wives of headquarters
CCA 1st AD meet for their reg
ular monthly luncheon on Mon
day May 15 at the Officers'
Hostesses will be Mrs. Carl T.
Johnston Mrs. Samuel R. King
Mrs. David C. Rosenburg and
Mrs. Dave R. Palmer.
For information and reserva
tions call Mrs. James P. Frazier
at OV5-4843 or Mrs. Wilbert A.
Simpson at OV5-6931.
BUSTER BROWN DEX-SON
Ask About Our Charge Accounts
^an and Mrs. R. C. Jones.
nth TDY assignment was pre-
\mr the sented with an orchid corsage.
dancing Mrs. E. Terrell and Mrs. John
next month's luncheon.
The monthly Red Cross Hos-
Pital Party sponsored by Trains
games and serving the refresh
ments were Mrs. M. E. Stevens
Mrs. Edawrd Fluekiger Mrs.
Robert Blanchard and Ms. Law
rence Bain of the 17th Engr. Bn
Mrs. Thomas Fleury and Mrs.
Robert Dominguez of the 48th
Medical Battalion Mrs. Buth and
Mrs. Robert Ebbole of the 2d
Quartermaster Mrs. Fred Dunks
Mrs. Philip Ireton and Mrs. Harry
Montgomery of the 134th Ordnance
Bn. Mrs. Frank Conkell Jr. and
Mrs. Thomas Boulware of the
142d Signal Battalion.
Those who donated homemade
pies were Mrs. Stevens Mrs. Winn
Hedleston Mrs. Walter Snyder and
Mrs. William Piye all of the 17th
Engr. Bn. Mrs. Dominguez Mrs.
William Wills and Mrs. Elmer Bil-
2d AD Hq. Wives
THE ARMORED SENTINEL FORT HOOD TEXAS
SOOTH GRADUATE Christa Hargrave center Is the 500th graduate of the USO Citizenship
course in Killeen. Maj. Gen. Edward G. Farrand Fort Hood and 2d Armored Division comman
der right extend congratulations. Mrs. Farrand presented Mrs. Hargrave a scholarship
award as third-high graduate with an overall average of 97.5 per cent. Mrs. Hargrave is the
wife of Sp-5 Arlin W. Hargrave 14th Artillery 3d Armored Division and came to the United
States from Germany. (U.S. Army Photo by SFC Pellam)
ivus. Fourteenth Artillery Officers' lion Mrs. Thomas Webster Mrs.
mpaniea uy Mrs! Wives had their monthly evening Joseph John and Mrs. Frederick
Melville sang "One bridge in the Occident room of Serbin of the 2d Quartermaster
the Fort Hood Officers' Open Battalion Mrs. Richard Groves
Mess May 1. Mrs. Jack Hembree Mrs. Arthur
Winners were Mrs. M. C. Glick Stevens and Mrs. Donald Sweeney
Gen. and Mrs. Roland H. del Mar high Mrs. H. F. Stonehacker low °f 124th Ordance Bn. Mrs.
bj' the officers and wives of the and Mrs. C. W. Nossaman the Collins Cochran Mrs. John Fiser
13th Cavalry on Sunday May
at a buffet dinner-dance.
7 traveling prize
Mrs. Shirley Olive and Mrs
Mrs. sniriey unve ana mrs.
the tables and a
14TH ARTILLERY (linger of the 48th Medical Batta-
Mrs. Peter Gaughan and Mrs
^hly luncheon for hte wives. '^ie Officer's Wives Club lunch-
were decorated with the unit fla^s. . .. .. eon for the month of May was
An Italian theme was the lunch-
The table covered with a floor- ...
ktfh white cloth was centered-"™".^
sponsored by 0fficers's
gondola resting in a bed of flow
Door prizes for the Oak Room
Mrs. W. E. Stevens and a com
mittee of the 17th Engineer Bat
talion were in charge of decora
tions. Mrs. Robert Blanchard
Mrs. J. W. Witherspoon Mrs.
Lawrence Bain Mrs. George
Binns Mrs. Frank Pfersch Mrs.
Warren Plamondon and Mrs.
Edward Fluekiger toon an active
part in decorating. The flowers
were furnished by Barnett's Gift
Place cards and photographs
were made by Mrs. Collins Coch
ran chairman Mrs. Bill Bell
Mrs. Peter Gaughan Mrs. For
rest Appleton Mrs. Nathaniel
Colby Mrs. Donald Kerr Mrs.
Norman Trede Mrs. Thomas
Hayden Mrs. Thomas Boulware
Mrs. Frank Conkell Jr. and Mrs
John Fiser all of the 142d Signal
Responsible for the door prizes
and the sherry table were Mrs.
William Buth chairman Mrs.
Cobletz Mrs. Thomas Webster
Mrs. Cleo Tucker and Mrs. James
De Friest of the 2d Quartermas
The collection tables were
handled by Mrs. Fred Dunks
chairman and a committeee.
The committee included Mrs.
Floyd Hill Mrs. Jack Hembree
Mrs. Fred Barbour Mrs. Harry
Montgomery Mrs Charles Ken
nedy Mrs. Richard Groves Mrs.
Henry Smith Mrs. John Wis-
mann Mrs. Emmitt Kraft rs.
Gilbert Lemelle Mrs. Philip Ire-
ton Mrs. Donald Sweeney Mrs.
The Headquarters 2d Armored Donald RurreU fj.
Division Officers' wives coffee will Jendrysik all of the 124th Ord
be on Tuesday May 16 at 9:30 nance Batten
a.m. in the Fort Hood Officers'
Cancellations must be made be
fore noon Monday May 15.
GIRL SCOUT BANQUET
Hie annual Girl Scout Banquet
will be on May 15 at the Fort
Hood NCO Open Mess 6 p.m.
Hiere will be free nursery care
during the banquet for those fam
ilies who have made reservations
with their daughter's leader.
rw- More talion who planned the menu were
Open Mess. Fjeury Mrs. Elmer
Those not on the permanent res-
ervation list may contact Mrs.
Milton Garner OV 5-5756 or Mrs.
John Isaacson ME
Mrs. Leonard Harris
and Mrs^ Robert Dominguez.
Mrs. M. E. McCahan was high
score winner at the 50tii Infantry
Wives bi-monthly bridge party in
the Fort Hood Officer's Open Mess
on Tuesday May 2.
Low scorer was Mrs. Robert
Lewis and Mrs. R. D. Harwood
was the winner of the traveling
prize. Mrs. Wade C. Graham was
guest for the evening.
Hostess for the affair was Mrs.
Jack F. Plauche.
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Sunday the Fort Hood Officers
®gna* Open Mess is featuring a special
Mother's Day buffet from 6 to 8
p.m. Free post nursery service is
Today the Rhythm-Aires are ap
pearing in the Oak Room with
Happy Hour from 4:30 until 6 p.m.
with steaks broiled on the patio
beginning at 5:30 and continuing
until 9 p.m.
of 2d Armored Division Trains.
General chairman for this event
was Mrs. L. Cook with Mrs.
T. C. Fleury as co-chairman.
Saturday night is Hawaiian
Night featuring Hilo Hattie and
her show. There is no cover charge
for the informal night and sports
attire is acceptable. Thursday is
jam session night at the Medical
Annex and happy hour from 4:30
until 6 p.m. The annex also feat
ures excellent pizzas and steaks.
SAFETY TIP —Are your brakes
good to the last stop?
Red Cross Notes
By ETHEL K. SCHAFER staff aides 605V& nurses' aides
The regular monthly coffee for 539V& gray ladies 467%
the Nurses' Aides will be Friday 309% and chairmen 204.
May 19 at 9:30 a.m. in the USAH
Red Cross Bldg. This is a good TVforliml WllWK
time to come and chat with your ^ieULtai W LVeb
The purpose of a social welfare
aide service is tc provide assit-
ance to home service and hospital
RC staffs. The duties are greatly
varied and may include interview
ing counseling obtaining records
and information keeping records
and making reports related to
The speaker for the meeting
May 5 was SFC A. G. Mudd AER
NCO who gave an interesting and
informative talk concerning the
AER and its coordination with the
ARC. At the conclusion of basic
instructions assignments were
made for on-the-job training at
the Field Director's office. On
completion of this phase of the
course the class will receive furt
er basic instructions from Miss
Phylis Graham USAH Field Di
The aide will then be assigned
to additional on-the-job training at
Ladies taking .he course are:
Schafer T. R. Matheson W. E.
Gibbons K. S. Lain W. G. Moc-
Donough L. H. Berger M. E.
Daniels E. C. Mulkey J. O. Val
entine and E. S. Cocek.
For the month of April volun
teers gave a total of 2124 hours
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Don't forget that May 12 is the
last day to make reservations for farewell to all departing medi
the trip to the Waco Blood Bank
officers wives will be the
Center. We will leave the post at theme for the next luncheon of the
10:30 a.m. and return at 4:30 p.m. Medical Services Officers Wives
May 16. Call Mrs. E. J. Derwin group on Tuesday May 16.
OV 5-5448 for reservations. The luncheon will be in the Oak
Fourteen Nurses' Aides com- Room of the Officer Open Mess
pleted their training May 3 and Sherry hour will begin at 12:30
at that time Lt. Col. Robena An- P-m-
derson Chief Nurse at the USAH shown.
All Medical Corps Medical
Service Corps Dental and Veten-
welcomed and assigned them to
the various wards and clinics.
The new aides are the Mes- nary Corps officers' wives are in
dames: A. Thomas J. C. Miller vited to attend these luncheons.
J. N. Lusk R. Donaldson P. E
Osborne G. W. Voucher H. Mess
ner G. Linthicum H. H. Pritchett honor the departees and extends
F. B. Hernandez B. Blakely
McCutcheon and E. L. Caldwell
travel film will be
This being the last luncheon of
the season the group wished to
a special invitation to those on
orders from Fort Hood who will
Approximately 30 volunteer nurses be leaving during the coming sum-
a id a re no or in at
USAH. In the past month they
Reservations may be telephoned
have worked 537V2 hours.' Good to Mrs. Daniel Lazicki ME 4-3509
going for a comparatively new or Mrs. James Shafer ME 4
group of volunteers!
uup oi wiuiiiters: 5792 before noon Saturday May
A volunteer social welfare aide 13- Cancellations will be received ing event draws 60000 pupils in
"..j n/To gQQ music centers throughout the
class was conducted at Fort Hood only until noon Monday May 15.
for the first time May 1-5 from The first of the summer
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Eleven vol- will be June 20 at 9:30 a.m.
unteers were given instructions by
Mr. Clifford Gibbs ARCFD. in
the basic knowledge needed by
the aide to be helpful to those
who come to the agency for help.
Friday May 121961
Two Fort Hood dependents re
ceived superior ratings in an audi
tion for membership in the Na
tional Fraternity of Student Mu
sicians and Piano Hobbyists of
the World sponsored by the Na
tional Guild of Piano Teachers.
Sally Robin Lane daughter of
Lt. Col. (Ret.) and Mrs. John
R. Lane and Mark Barnhouse^
son of Chaplain (Maj.) and Mrs.
W. C. Barnhouse assistant 2d Ar
mored Division chaplain were
two of six students selected by
Mrs. Elliott Mattlage their teach
er from her 6 pupils to parti
cipate in the auditions as candi
dates for membership in the
Contestants are judged on the
number of standard classic ro
mantic and modern pieces chosen
from the masters of pianoforte
literature they can creditably per
form in the presence of an im
ported examiner of note frorr^
another state. Mrs. Ella Kettere^
of New Jersey was the judge.
The audition was in Austin on
May 2. The annual piano play-
The first of the summer coffees year's membership in the frater-
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