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r) U.&.Vcsilngress W - T Takes Up EM Problems Hill Field, Wednesday, October 13, EDITORIAL. SUPERVISION Captain A. B. Wanamaket Special Information Officer Public Relation! Officer, Lieutenant Charlei For Special Services Lieutenant Arthur Bernstein ' EDITOR Staff Serjeant Ryland Staff Sergeant Wllbert B. Harvey D. Gaell Mass Allotments, Vote Privileges on Floor 1943 , , F. Mallory for Special Project Major Robert Renfro Thomason Aiaoctates Sergeant Claude McGraw Marge Fernimen Art and rtaovograpbf Corporal Sylvester Aden August Kettmann Base Photographic Section and Sergeant George L. Kinney The Hiilfielder is published weeny tn tne interests of the military and civilian personnel of the Air Base. Ogden Air Depot and Ogden Air Service Command, Hill Field, Ogden, (jtah. and Is distributed free each Wednesday. It Is printed with the facilities and through tne cooperation of The Ogden Standard-Examine- r. Opinions expressed In this paper are those of the Individual writers and members of the staff, and do not necessarily reflect the attitude of the army or of the commanding officer, it or published Is requestea that articles appearing In its columns be not without the express consent of the Public Relations Office at Hill Field. The receives material supplied by Camp Newspaper Service, War Department, 205 East 42nd Street. N. V. a Credited material may not be republished without permission from Camp Newspaper Service. "We are determined that before the sun sets, on this terrible struggle, our flag will be recognised throughout the world as a symbol of freedom on the one hand and of overwhelming power on the other." Extract from address by General Marshall to graduating class at West Point, May 29, 1942. Gen, Frank Thanks Us Problems facine service men on Hill" Field and elsewhere, and their future adjustments to the post war period, are today assuming more and more importance in Con- , . soon to provide for the 1944 presidential election. Last July a bill was introduced into - the senate which provided that persons serving overseas might cast' a ballot on a 'special form rather than be forced to write home for an absentee ' ballot At present a special postcard is supplied for requesting absentee ballots. The: new bill would retain this postcard for use in the U. S. ... : only. A bill to Increase allotments of service men's dependents is at present being discussed in Con gress. Increased allotments appear certain, but the exact amounts have not yet been decided upon. Much controversy is expected over mustering ' out proposals. for discharged . The concert hour, held every Friday and Tues-aay in tne oase cnapel, will fea ture Brahma and Ravel thi svi. dav. October 15. The avmnhonv Nn z in u jnaior oi rsr&nma win be heard with Thomas Beecham and the London Philharmonic. Daphnis and Chloe. auite No. 2 of Rwl will be played by the Philadelphia orcnesira conauctea oy jcugene Ur mandv. nroeram. Octnhr in Tuesday' Will consist of the following" Na than Milstein (violin) playing Ro mania Anaoiuza irom uanses and Meditation from Thais by Massenet. Leopold and the Philadelphia orchestra will play the prelude to The Afternoon of a Faun, part 1 and conclusion. Concluding the concert will be a Morton Gould concert with numbers consisting of Dark Eyes, Where or When, Espana ani, Ay i Ay: Ay J, The Donkey aerenaae. ravanna. at 8 p.m. . is-pagno- les Sto-kows- ana 4 W?U. r-TLw- . by Milton Caniff, creator HAP A PATE WITH I ER2ANTiyMIS UACEIR.TrlEAAA I UZ at Concert Ravel ALERTED AN' YOUR) 0 LOHQ,) ( KEEP v6HIRT ON, N i SlkH I 7HAP TO CANCEL ...NOW " off S--- , P will bt current station. - At the present time their is need oi men wno.arv pruned", m Russian and; the 'Asiatic languages. Soldiers, who can speak these languages and have an AGCT score of 120 or over are urged to apply, even though they failed to quatifj; for the program at an earlier date, A fair knowledge of Russian may obtain for the man an appointment to - ASTP, according to a recent regulation. Pioneer Club Old-Time- HAmnlofui Ul U1IUUWO Papers Sent To Headquarters M.' Andersqn, 859th Signal . Guiding Charter At a meeting of the Warrant Officer board last Wednesday five Hill Field soldiers were passed. They are: SSgt William H. Mil- bourn, 99th Depot Repair squadron; SSgt Thomas H. Capel, 482nd A B. squadron; T4 Donald S. Group rs com- pany; CpL Wesley C Rollins, 905th QM Platoon, and Pfc Roden C Shumway, 482nd A. B. squadron. Having successfully passed both his OCS board and physical examinations, the OCS papers of Mas J. Nachamkin, Hq. and Hq. squadron, OASC, were last week sent to Patterson Field headquarters of the ASC for final disposition. Five enlisted men are currently awaiting interviews by the OCS board; 20 men are waiting for their A8TP interviews. An official constitution and a insisrnia design were adopted by the officers of the Pioneer club at their regular busi ness meeting held last ween, h was revealed by Glenn Taylor, nifnhlA president As set forth In its new charter, the object of this organization for ii votoran Hill Field employes will be to perpetuate the founding of Hill Field ana to promotefound iw radeship and welfare of the purposes is to be built in the near future by the utilities section for use by the base fire department It will be located immediately west or lire station xno. 2 In the military ers. Recommended by the insignto committee, the emblem adopted by the group consists of a wagon wheel superimposed over a pair of wings with the inscription "Hffl Field Pioneer, 1941." The possibility of obtaining rings and pini using the insignia Is being investigated this week. Officers of the club also selected an executive committe to originate and coordinate group plans. Tnis Anbody will consist of J. Ford derson, chairman; Charles Foster, R. Clay Allred, Marion E. Stout-fe- r, and John R. Faust All persons, military or civilian, who were stationed here prior to November 1, 1941, are eligible for membership in the club. According to Paul J. Ronnf eld, assistant fire chief, the tower will be used to train firemen In all phases of fire fighting techniques. Training In ladder work, hose work, rope sliding, and rescue work will all be greatly facilitated as a result Former Field Employe Wed Announcement was made Sunday, of the marriage of George Austw Bunch, a former Hill Field employ who is now serving in the armea forces overseas, to Marilyn Emuy Payne. The couple was marries August . Firemen Will Use Tower Training A fire tower for drill . three-stor- y barracks area. -ST Azimuth iYbnnotic ' . ill IrV 11 J ftlVE URL 'r 7 THEVEN fV ' lT VtACE I J OL -- 3 r -- IN A X U UKB SuSnY PMD 1 j credit . . Nachamkin's OCS Tarry and Hva Pirates V CI V VS JV V !jX5& J ki - granted, enabling soldiers to com. plete their. work. for a college degree if they return to school after the war. The certificate, Issued to the sol' dier when he leaves ASTP, will list the curriculum number in whioh he performed his work, the num. ber of terms completed, and tin date the training was completed Men who have already finished their work in the ASTP will have their certificates forwarded to their Chooses Five EM Succeed Before WO Board Its 1I1S12 ma - Feature Brahms, There was no time to experiment . . . and we were green! We made some mistakes. But we profited by them and we advanced under pressure with vigor and enthusiasm. We delivered the goods and accomplished our firBt objective on the road to victory reliable supply and maintenance of military aircraft. Other objectives . . . bigger and even more important - are in the works now. I can't tell you what they are. But the axis will learn of our plans in the theatres of war. There they will see the Air Service Command really perform emergencies . . . and they will discover that their efforts to stop us will be . . . too little . .' . and too late! Tl men.- five-wee- ns Administrative pressure is believed the cause for a bill already introduced proposing extension of social security laws by giving credit to service men for time in armed services. As the law now stands defense workers are amass Ing large sums in their pension reserves while in some cases the present law may deprive service men of contributions already made. That will be straightened our. tasks. EATING - college opriate enlisted personnel oi tnis case, me new chaplain is First Lieut Joseph Philbin. He celebrated his - first mass last Sunday in the Base chapel. Chaplain Philbin is receiving his first AAsiflmment in being stationed at this base, coming directly fromCambridge, Mass.; . wnere ne nncourse at tne k ished- - aArmy Chaplain school located at Harvard university. Previous to his attendance, at nVinnlnin nfVlool he WU Dastor Of tVm AnnnnHntfL church in Chicago. HL Before that he taught, mostly in Chicago, and engaged in lecturing and mission work which took him all over the country. Chaplain Philbin stated yesteraay that he intends to continue, at least be-itemporarily, with the program out here carried by npnHv Paulist Father Mitchell of Bounti ful, Utah, whose place he will take. He said he would undertake amplification of the urogram only after he had acquainted himself more thoroughly with needs ana conai tions on this base. However, the president's suggestion, for continuing base pay and family allotments for three months after separation from service is being received favorably. Differences of opinion will likely center around methods of finding Jobs imagined. Shortly after the formal organization of Air Service Command came Pearl Harbor and the need to operate immediately on a world scale. Operations had to be planned . . . personnel trained . . , planes and parts flown to all combat zones. Depots had to be built. And there were thousands of other WHAT& Chaplain Philbin . On the battle fields of the world, we had observed the lesson of too little and too late. Ahead of us, there was the largest job of maintenance and supply ever In the opinion of the ASTP advisory committee, comprised of presj. dents of 10 leading colleges and universities, all ASTP acadenjfe work is at the college level, it anticipated, therefore, that appr- Vnr the first time in the history of Hill Field a Catholic chaplain hnn been aaaififned here to minister to the spiritual needs of Catholic - ar ' " follows: , On this occasion, the second anniversary of the Air Service Command, I congratulate the officers, enlisted men, and civilian personnel of the biggest supply and maintenance organization "in the world . . . foe a . job being well done! Two years ago, October 17, our nation was confronted with a problem destined to spell the. difference between victory and defeat. A way had to be found to keep in the sir every bomber every fighter every trainer every plane in the Army Air Forces of the United States during the national emergency. The Air Service Command was or- ganized to tackle this vital job. gressional debate. Among proposals already made or planned are: 1. Easing ol voting proceuure y ballot. use of a 2. Increasing allotment for. de T pendents. S. Establishment of demobilization machinery, insuring some kind of mustering out pay and job assurance. 4. Extension ol social security laws in order that time spent in service be included In computation of pension benefits. V-m- ail . Halo Call Hill Field soldiers who snip rt a. fuly complete their prescribed work in. ASTP will be awarded certifi. cates which may be counted credit toward a college degree tk. war' department announced recent 6. Setting up post-wtraining and education. program for service men. Soldiers here will be affected by its decision on the question of soldier vote. Plans must be maae . Appreciation for the splendid work done by civilians and soldiers during the critical past two years in the history of the Air Service Command was voiced by Major General Walter H. Frank, bur commanding general. In special statements prepared for the occasion of the second birthday of the Air Service Command, Gen-eral Frank tells of the efforts of the ASC in bringing America's air power to its present.' high peak of efficiency. His statement, addressed to me and to you, i Award Completion Certificates At Courses' End ; V-m- ail Hill-field- er . Credit for ASTPWbrk - M. rv t Assumes Post 1- 1 HOUSE r k A '