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[Benefits of Reenlistment]

Description: Document listing the benefits of reenlisting in the Marine Corps, including a reenlistment period; mustering out pay; reenlistment allowance; choice of station; furlough travel allowance; furlough if you reenlist for two, three, or four years; retention of rank; transfer to fleet Marine Corps Reserve after 20 years of service; and retirement.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Item Type: Text
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Birth Announcement for Susan Lynne Dalby]

Description: Birth announcement of Susan Lynne Dalby, born November 5, 1945, to Captain and Mrs. Marion Cranford Dalby. It is tied at the top with a pink ribbon.
Date: November 1945
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Camp Hospital]

Description: Photograph of the camp hospital at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Several cars are parked in front of it.
Date: 1944
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Camp Lejeune Headquarters]

Description: Photograph of the camp headquarters at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. It is two-story brick building with two wings and a bell tower. An American flag flies in front of the building, and two cars are parked in the parking lot in front of it.
Date: 1944
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Camp Lejeune Headquarters]

Description: Photograph of the road leading up to the camp headquarters at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, and the building itself. It is two-story brick building with two wings and a bell tower. An American flag flies in front of the building.
Date: 1944
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Cancellation of Enrollment]

Description: Request for the cancellation of Justin L. Bible's enrollment due to his being on furlough.
Date: December 23, 1943
Item Type: Text
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Cards From Crossing the Equator]

Description: Two cards received by Jack Vaughan with a note that says "Cards I was given when I crossed the equator June 1942." The first card is labeled "Ancient Order of the Deep" certifying that Vaughan crossed the equator aboard the U.S.S. Wharton. The second card is labeled "Domain of Neptunus Rex" verifying that Vaughan had crossed the equator aboard the U.S.S. Wichita.
Date: June 1, 1942
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Casualties Lists]

Description: List of casualties from August 15 to September 15, 1944, listed by state.
Date: 1944-09~
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Cecil E. Roberts at Portsmouth]

Description: Photograph of Cecil E. Roberts in Portsmouth, England, just before he crossed the English Channel. He wears a helmet, and has a cigarette in his left hand.
Date: 1944
Creator: Roberts, Cecil E.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Certificate for Completing Air Liaison School]

Description: Certificate awarded to Justin L. Bible. It reads: "This Certificate is awarded to Corporal J. L. Bible, A. C., USA for having satisfactorily completed the Air Liaison course of instruction in Air Liaison School. Amphibious Training Command, U. S. Pacific Fleet. 28th day of April, 1944."
Date: April 28, 1944
Item Type: Text
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Certificate Honoring Zanna H. Pate]

Description: Certificate honoring Zanna H. Pate for his service in the U.S. Navy, signed by William J. Clinton, President of the United States. There is an embossed gold eagle from the U.S. seal at the top of the page. Text: The United States of America honors the memory of Zanna H. Pate. This certificate is awarded by a grateful nation in recognition of devoted and selfless consecration to the service of our country in the Armed Forces of the United States.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Certificate of Appreciation for War Service]

Description: Certificate of Appreciation for war service awarded to Justin L. Bible, signed by the Commanding General of the Army Air Forces.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Item Type: Text
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Certificate of Proficiency, Frank W. Gardner]

Description: Certificate awarded to Frank W. Gardner. It reads: "Army Air Forces Combat Crew School, Tarrant Field, Texas. Pilot Transition Training. Certificate of Proficiency. This is to certify that Frank W. Gardner, 2nd Lt., A. C. has successfully completed a course of instruction in Pilot Training and Ground Technical Instruction on B-24 D type equipment and is awarded this certificate in testimony thereof." It is signed by Louis R. Hughes, Jr., Lt. Col., A. C., Director of Training, and James S. Stowell, Col., A. C., Commanding Officer.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Creator: Army Air Forces Combat Crew School
Item Type: Text
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Change of Address for Jesse Boyd]

Description: Postcard sent to Jesse Francis Boyd at Camp Bowie, Texas, containing a blank form to be used in case of a change of address.
Date: January 17, 1943
Creator: United States. War Department. Office of Dependency Benefits.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Chow Line Service]

Description: Photograph of the chow line for the 14th Tank Battalion. Tents have been set up near trees to the right.
Date: 1944
Creator: Roberts, Cecil E.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Christmas Card from Fay Garvin to Jack Vaughan]

Description: Christmas greeting card from Fay Garvin and her family to Jack Vaughan. The drawing on the front is of Uncle Sam, set against a red, white, and blue shield.
Date: 194u
Creator: Garvin, Fay Vaughan
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Christmas Card from Mildred Reddy to Jack Vaughan]

Description: Christmas greeting card from Mildred Reddy to Jack Vaughan. The front shows a drawing of a shield with red and white stripes and white stars on a blue background, three red, white, and blue candles, and three arrows.
Date: 194u
Creator: Garvin, Mildred Reddy
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Christmas Greeting Card from Ralph Vaughan to Jack Vaughan]

Description: Greeting card from Ralph Vaughan to Jack Vaughan, sent at Christmas. The front of the card shows a drawing of a man and woman in a horse-drawn sleigh, and the inside shows the man and woman walking away. Ralph writes about his upcoming transfer, and apologizes for not answering Jack's letter in a timely manner.
Date: 194u
Creator: Vaughan, Ralph L.
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Christmas Greetings from Ruby Vaughan to Jack Vaughan]

Description: Christmas greeting card from Ruby Vaughan to Jack Vaughan. She asks him what he wants for Christmas, and writes about his brother Raymond. There is a drawing of an American flag on the front, and the card is decorated with drawings of mistletoe and poinsettias.
Date: November 18, 1943
Creator: Vaughan, Ruby
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Arlington Public Library