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knnmd. Red Cross D?ive Gets mid erway to the " Red Subscribe ' Vol Do Cr0ss It Today! 44: No. I Day's Pay Is Sought by Minute Men Ogden Air Service Command, Hill Field, Utah Wednesday, March Each Employe to Be Contacted During Drive 8, 1944 ew M:igE Production Record Set 4? Mamteiiance Line Here 2 PyB-Commander Need More lllEnwyes- The 1944 Red Cross War tfund Drive for contributions of a day's pay gained impetus this week as more than three hundred minute men gatherd at the post theatre for a mass meeting prior to contacting each civilian employe of Ogden Air Service Command this week. : 2Veu? Workers to Speed Task -- : Quota by May to Be More Than Bomber a Day Despite Its success in stepping: up vital war production in the 4 line, the Ogden Air Service Command must have more workers in order to meet its quota of SS bombers per month by May, it was pointed out here yesterday. Everyone at Hill Held is urged to join in the current drive to obtain more employes by contacting- friends and relatives and tellimport- ing them the tremendous B-2- ance of ' I f v" Suggestions Win Awards : . I - (Ma ion. of the situat- - . . . the big bombers reare for the South Pacific theatre - of war where the offensive against the Japs is be" Most of paired here ing stepped up each day. The Ogden. Air Service Command has a job . . . a mighty big-- Job . . to do in the next few months. The efficiency, of .each worker must be increased, there must be more workers, say maintenance offi- . cials. for heavy As requirements bombers swell daily on fighti- ng fronts all over the world, .OASC's .line came with a 35 renowned B-2- , 4 through last month per cent increase in the number of planes repaired over the average of the six previous months. On February 29. the Virata II. redoubtable dreadnaught of the ikies, rolled slowlv off the 4 B-2- une to become the last ship re paired during- - that month, as thor oughly ready for the next round of the battle as several scores of (Continued on Pas Two) QM Officers Pay Visit to Field Hill Field's annnlw rilvlalnn ayaa boat last week to 32 officers and x civilians from the UASF depot The Officer anA olvlllnna atfonri. g an important supply school and conference there, were conducted n a tour of the supply warehouses y Major O. V. Gordon, supply aaministraHv nfMna w.swa cassu Uolnr ernara H. Wernslng, chief, ware housing section They also visited lunnlv'a control " ""'"n,andtne 4 line in maintenance, the engine repair section. lajor Onrrinn .rafn1 thaw wa favorably impressed with activities " ugaen. at B-2- erc. Oprian la fmm CiVlllAna nomv wrmaster installations wroughout the U. S. nffln..a nil nr. scattered Eleven civilian employes of Ogden Air Service Command were recipients of cash awards this week for suggestions and gadgets recog nized as winners by the civilian personnel suggestion committee, and announced by Don H. Johnson, executive secretary of the committee. Maintenance division employes originated all the winning sugges- COL. EUGENE B. BAYLEY . . . Who took over command of the Army Air Base at Hill Held last week. He is a veteran of World War ' L: and a regular army. reer man with 27 years of service.-- : e? New Locality gadget-designer- s. s. Wage Rate Plan Slated Uniformity Sought In Pay Scale For Entire Region A locality wage rate system, which will convert pay of ungrad ed employes at Hill Field from a per annum to an hourly basis, is scheduled for adoption at this in stallation sometime around the 27th of' this month, Major Stewart C. Campbell, chief, civilian person nel section, disclosed this week. The new arrangement. was evolved by the Wage Admlnlstra tion Agency of the War Labor Board. Wsahlnsrton. D. C and is already in operation at the Sacra mento and Spokane air service All ASC installations commands. will be affected within the near future. The plan bases the new hourly rat-ewherever thev are estab lished, on prevailing wages being in me par paid by other industries ticular locality affected. In general, only employes af on Pag or Winners of the cash awards and their innovations for last month are: Victor C. Adams, Dale L. Rose and Max Williamson, Aircraft shops and equipment section Designed and developed a compound die for forming corrugated metal flooring A much faster for use in and more accurate method than one formerly used. George D. Batchelor, electrical reDesigned a machine pair branch for use in' banding armatures. Saves time, does better job than formerly and frees expensive equipment for other work. Paul C Crowder, electrical equipFor an at ment repair branch tachment to generator testing ma chine to rotate generators for brush inspection. Generators can be attached or detached quickly and a more accurate test is provided. Alvin F. Fox, electrical equipment Designed a start repair branch er clutch plate resurfacing assem bly. Not only saves time, but makes possible the salvaging- of used plates. William L. Hoehn, final assembly Suggested that engine repair front cam oil pressure lines be left on engines while in cleaning de partment, thus saving about ten minutes per engine. Oliver O. C Lester, electrical re Two suggestions: A pair branch testing and repair stand for landing lamp motors, and a device known as a pony brake, for testing H. P, lamp performance of landing motors. Thelma NIelson, instrument reSuggested a new procedure pair to speed up issuance of parking and government vehicle passes to physically handicapped employes. Stephen B. Winter, supercharger branch Designed a bearing and on Two) - (Continued Pas Two) T "en-month- r YOUR RED CROSS IS AT HIS SIDE 1000 Awarded Ribbons forA-War Services The appointment of Col. Paul W. Zehrung as chief of the OASC maintenance division wis announced last week by Col. Paul W. Wolf, acting commander in the absence of Brig. Gen. Morris OASC commanding general. Col. Zehrung replaces Col. Manning E. Tillery, division chief since April 22, 1943, who left recently on an overseas assignment. Col. Tillery came here from ASC headquarters where he was executive officer in the ASC supply division. Prior to his latest assignment Col. Zehrung served as command-ins- ; officer of the Air Service Com- - 1 Get War Dept. Recognition' Here Service ribbons for more than 1,000 OASC civilian employees who have recently completed six months of continuous service at the depot here were presented to representatives of each division by OASC Deputy Commander Lt Col. C. C Minty, at a meeting of key civilians yesterday morning. Representing the various divisions as they acepted the service ribbons were Hugh C. Bennion, personnel and training, Jeanne Yost, OASC headquarters; Mary Beth Summers, maintenance; George A. Mitchell, supply, and Rachel Bennion, base headquar- here. Expect 100 Per Cent "We expect to have a lot of hundred per cent sections on the field by March 15," Captain Hamerstrom said. The Red Cross is a volun- teer organization, and volunteer contributions must keep it working at top speed to meet the present trend" Olaf Qually Dies From Car In j uries auto-pedestri- sub-dep- ot at Kellogg Field, The new chief won his wings in at Kelly Field in Texas. His first assignment was at Brooks Field where he remained until June, 1937. He is a native of Dayton, Ohio and a graduate of the University of Dayton In 1935. Preceding his duties at Kellogg he held numerous administrative posts, Including comat Scott mand of the ASC Field, 111. He entered the regular army Oct. 1, 1938. His wife and daughter, Kay, are making their home In Battle Creek. sub-dep- ot sub-dep- ot CeL Paul W. Zenruag office prize-winnin- 1936 LMPSMaMMMMiSM:4BSNIMHaaaSBBBBs1 - One of the first sections to announce its roster of minute men for the drive was Civilian Personnel Section. Chief of the minute men in the section is Sherman B. Richardson, field service representative of the administration branch. His include Joseph W. Neville of post schools activities unit, A. B. Asay of service unit, employee ters. Elnora J. Gale of civilian During the meeting, cash awards relations, also were made to 36 employees records branch, Muriel Orman of g gad- industrial safety branch, Willis A. who designed gets, devices and methods of pro- Smith of payroll and accounting cedure for which they were voted branch, Donna B. McMillen of octhe awards by the OASC sugges- cupational standards and wage adColonel tion committee. Minty ministration branch, and Henry F. Scheuller of employment branch. made the individual awards. Discussion following the presentations concerned the effect of the new locality wage rate, war bonds and their distribution, telephone lines from Salt Lake City for the leave procedure development, heating of trains to lower warehouses, Olaf Qually, 69. employed at Hill transportation problems, and a Field as an auditor for the last number of other problems encountered by employees in the various year, was fatally injured in an accident which occurred sections. early Thursday morning at the and Minnesotans . . . will have a club corner of Twenty-Sevent- h in Ogden. meeting in the east wing rec hall Washington boulevard at Hillcrest Thursday night, March Mr. Qually came to Hill Field from Minneapolis, Minn. He is sur9, to make plans for a party. vived by his widow, whose address is 2555 Jefferson avenue, Ogden, and two brothers: Paul Qually of 'V Nelson, Minn., and Tom Qually of Oshosh, Wis. near Battle Creek, Michigan. V theater yesterday afternoon, where Red Cross movies of overseas services was shown. Two enlisted men, JoSSgt. Ralph Larson and Sgt. seph W. Child, both overseas veterans, also spoke to the volunteer solicitors. During the meeting, Rollie Sla ter, famous Utahn who was with the Red Cross on duty with 'the Eighth air force overseas for 16 months, also spoke to the group, emphasizing the need for success in the 1944 war fund drive. Funds donated by OASC civilians will be- collected by the various minute men, and will be forwarded daily ..by. each division chairman to representatives of the Red Cross . OASG Employees mand VAY, Chiefs chiefs are Major R. C. Barton, air base headquarters; Lt. Benno C. L. Levy, OASC headquarters; Mary D. Ash, supply division; Lt. Olivia .Van Valkenburg, maintenance, and Lt. James Williams, post schools. The minute men met at post WAR FUND Col. Paul W. Zehrung Named New Chief of OASG Maintenance as Col. Tillery Leaves Ber-ma- n, 0 TRAIN RADIO MECHANICS Men "Cdiatrlv af rim mtu ua "tuned as radio merrinnlnfl Oiif.1L led aDtlllranfa ttrfll ka a s TTlia aajs wis a s course of instruction, r- -win De paid while they learn. Jfborers v.for work in. loading .. . af .i "4sO are - "nuul.j V Maintenance Walks Away With Honors tions this month, whereas in former months other divisions usually supplied a part of the top "suggestors" (Continued of the minute men were appointed in each division to assist Captain Robert B. Hamerstrom, in charge of the drive for OASC. The ' -- the work being- carried on here and the urgency Bn( - .w:-:-xv:- an AGP Visited by Three Officers of Air Wing Supply division's . AGP branch was visited unexpectedly last week by three officers from the 15th Air Wing. AGP personnel were complimented on a smooth functional arrangement of work. The visiting officers were Lt. CoL J. P. Mackovee, Major G. A. Mitchell and Capt M. Allen Graham, all from headquarters of the 15th Air Wing. Village Council . . . members of Hillcrest will meet Thursday night, March 9.