|Paper||Hill Air Force Base Newspapers|
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|Publisher||Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah|
|Paper||Hill Air Force Base Newspapers|
Selects Hill Field To Represent Military In Its National Sports Poll Esquiro Esquire magazine for February has chosen Hill Field to represent the military voting bloc in its Esquire Sports Poll, a summary of opinion about sporting matters. Hill Fielders turned out to be sports enthusiasts, which augurs well for Lt. Dominque's newly organized physical training program. 71.25 of the men thought that the President should direct a committee to study sports in war time 'on the theory that these sports are of use for the physical and mental welfare of the people', 95.06 of Hill Field thought that golf should continue the war despite lack of transportation or through caddies. eighty percent of the personnel thought that intercollegiate bodies should be given reassurances so that they could plan a well organized baseball season for 1943. Coming closer to home, 83.56 thought boxing was a valuable means of relaxation for both soldiers and civilians. It should be noted that the Army training, officials indorse this belief. Hill Fielders revealed themselves to be outdoors enthusiasts with 80.48 feeling that hunting and fishing should continue in war, and 91.25 feeling that winter morale and sports centers should remain open as both are having, body builders. The centers themselves famous Sun of the by closing difficulties, typified Valley in Idaho, 'for the duration'. on the poll Perhaps the most important question most in popular-it- y was 'Which sport do you think will gain word, which sport during the war; or in other and physical conditioning provide, the most relaxation received of for the greate.t number onpeople'. Bowling thi. question. 31.39 of the vote, ca.t Over A Field, vtir to the after dav they arrived at Hill host to the last six of eighteen arrived here in group on January 8, 1942. Major Wood was officers who Celebrate Year At Field One year aso. Tanuarv fl. eighteen officers arrived t Hill Field from Camp Claiborne, La. All of them had belonged to the same unit in Louisiana, and although they were assigned to a number of different outfits on Hill Field, they continued the friendships up and in their previous station. one One by they now some are in some in some North in Ireland, Africa, Auitralia. Only six of the original eighteen are on the field. To commemorate their arrival here, the ix 'last men' met for dinner, with Major Thomas Wood, one of them, as host. The other members of the 'Last Man's Club' are Maj . James E. Catlin, Capt. Arne Winger, Capt. John L. Curtis, Lt. Col. Paul R. Martin, Lt.Col. built left, still A.W. Beschenbossel. Wood's Lt. William group, was a H. Bannard, special guest. Jr., -- of Headquarters Wins Safety Award . . . Winner Hill Field Safety Award for December Headquarters. The trophy is given each month to mat department having the lowest accident frequency as of the U t rite tnr .w, me two months, previous winners preceding have been Depot Supply and Engineering. The activities ty-- the fild re considered to fall within five major "ions, which compete for the trophy. According to R. J. Dyches, safety engineer assignto that department accumulated a total of exposure during the past two held the accident frequency rate down to figure represents the number of accidents 1000.000 of exposure. During Past year, the accident rate at Headquarters has tn 30 below the national average. The tr0i W8a iy presented by Major Carter, Post uirecior, at a meeting of all Headquarters' rtment heads and post safety engineers. Lt. Col. on beh lfinty' Chi"' of staff' received the trophy Headquarters, 0 598,624 onths but 9.22 which " ained i Inur. rs T man-hou- rs the Headquarters department. "ATINEES PROVE SUCCESS heatr Matinees for swing shift workers a ... EAlf re man-hou- bi ng ,ay, and success. Saturday,. . They are held Tuesdays, Enlisted men of Hill Field Have cast their ballot favor of the skiing program enthusiastically in weekend in Snow Basin by the being conducted each of soldiers are ex- Ogden Ski Club, and hundreds coming weeks. pected to invade the Basin in thehundred officers On previous weekends several and enlisted men from the Field tried their skills with toboggans and skis on the slopes of Eugen Hill. snow for the first time. Many of them played in the YES, YOU CAN HILL FIELD . . . BUY WAR BONDS FOR CASH AT of a place Soldiers puzzled by the apparent lack for bond, should to exchange part of their pay fund, Postmaster Frank Office. go to the Hill Field Post s soldier will take K says that the post office bond for them in issue a receipt, and buy the oTden. Mr. that apparently V of bonds and know about this service, because sale, are rather .siall. stamp, at hi. office H-- en ... STAFF SGT. LAWLER MARRIED s;:. .,rl.t u.,., m. ..rvice rVZ, M.rk to Coll..n .... about a d. H. .. . C,.y, of 01.nn . Ml. York. : Fl.nc. D.p.r.n. and on Hii year, rk. in h. ;, rN B.v.nu p.rfom.d th. .fWF.