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m3m Wedn July 1944 19, ld Drive GQXE8 4 Many Attend Arts a(jTprafts Clas Almost Over Top Placed In New Assignment V l, V'?t3 Officer Asks IS? Non-Buyer- s To Participate ' i 1 - T', i '" W - "- " - ' - OASC employes have pur chased 94 per cent of the $600,000 bond quota assigned to this station at the begin ning of the Fifth War Bond campaign, Lt. Charles P. Murphy, OASC war bond officer, said yesterday, adding that only about half the field have actually bought bonds ' - - H for cash. 1 I BOARD . . . Above, left, Mai. Gen. Waiter H. Frank, recently appointed to a board of three assigned to investlg ate facts surrounding the Jap attack on Pearl Harbor, la shown during his last vialt to OASC chatting with Col. Paul W. Wolf, OASC comON INVESTIGATING manding officer. Merger of AAF Commands Is Announced bv Col. Wolf (Continues from Pte One) North Africa while directing the repair and maintenance of equipment in addition to the distribution of supplies. In recognition of his outstanding accomplishment during the African campaign he was awarded the Legion of Merit Nov. 20, 1943, by Gen. Frank at Patterson Field, Ohio, headquarters of the ASC. A flyer with thousandsof hours aloft. Gen. Dunton is a graduate of the Air Corps --Tactical school and holds the rating of combat pilot and combat observer. Knudsen Commands LfGen. William S. Knudsen was born in Denmark. He came to the United States at the age of 20 and began to work in the shipyards in New York. He was in the Erie railroad shops for 18 months and in 1902 became stockroom keeper of the John R. Kin Mills, Buffalo, New. York, advancing to superintendent of that concern. He later Joined the staff of the Ford Motor Company in charge of building assembly plants. In 1921 he was appointed general manager of Mathews and Ireland Manufacturing company. He was appointed vice president of the Chevrolet Motor Company in 1922 and later became president of the Chevrolet Motor company. Between 1933 and 1937, he was executive vice president of the General Motor" Corporation with supervisory control of all General Motors automobile and body manuHe became facturing activities. General Motors president of the1937. Corporation in to the emergency on . Incident June I, 1940. He was appointed by the president to serve as chief of the production division of the advisory commission to the council of national defense. In January 1941, he was appointed director of the office of production management. He was appointed a Lt General in the army of the United States on January 28, 1942, and assigned as director of production in the office of the under secretary of war. He was awarded the distinguished service medal in 1944 with the following citation: "For exceptionally meritorious and distinguished service to the government in a duty of great responsibility. After distinguished service as a member of the advisory commission to the council of national defense and as director of the office of production management. General Knudsen was appointed director of production for the War Department on January 28, 1942. Since then he has served in that capacity and as a member of the war production boaard. By his untiring energy, leadership, resourcefulness, foresight, and thorough grasp of many difficult and novel .problems of manufacturing weapons of modern design, he has contributed materially toward expediting the production of aircraft, . guns, and other munitions. His vast knowledge of mass production, his unique talent and his broad practical experience have been placed at the call of all manufacturers, civilian and military, and have aided immeasurably in the solution for their problems, hastening the flow of war materials and supplies. In rOatoH- organization Inura .wM.v v in the l.l,.4ll iiiuinum country, he II mmm instructor. Total cash sales and payroll de ductions eaualed $565,777.90 this week, he said. OASC headquarters was leading in division competition eo-rua- ry tem-oora- rv Michi- gan. He undertook a similar assignment at Buffalo, New York, in the following September and became commanding officer of the air service depot there. He moved to Luke Field, Hawaii, in September 1923, for intelligence duty until July 1924, when he joined the 23rd bombardment squadron. He had various assignments including aerial observation at that field until June 1927 when he was transferred to Wright Field, Ohio, for procurement duties until the following November. He then took a special observation course at the advanced flying school, Kelly Field, Texas, and after graduation in February, 1928, returned to Wright ' Field, for procurement planning duties, becoming chief of the special study branch there. He was assigned to the army in- dustrial college, Washington, D. C. in September, 1929 and was graduated in June 1930. He then returned to Wright Field, Ohio, as chief of the special study branch. He entered Babson Institute, Boston, Mass., in September, 1931 and was graduated in June, 1933. lie then became chief of the administration branch, air corps, materiel division, Wright Field, Ohio. He was budget officer of that field from March, 1938 to September, 1940, then entered the office of the chief of the air corps, Washington, D. C, becoming executive officer of the materiel division of that office in November, 1940. He was assigned to headquarters, AAF, Washington, J), C, in March 1942 and subsequently became deputy assistant chief of air staff for materiel, maintenance, and distribution. He was assignel a commanding general, materiel com' mand, June 14, 1944. He is rated a senior pilot, com bat observer and technical ooaerv 1 A V - f IHIIIII f l with 98.2 per cent participation and 15.09 per cent deductions. Following in order were: AAB, 97.8 and 14.48; supply, 97.5 and 12.34; per sonnel and training, 9Z.5 and 11.5J; and maintenance. 92.1 and 11.15. These percentages were computed by war bond officers in each diviIn Speaking of the allotment plan, Lt Murphy said: "The majority of the however, use weak alibis, such as foundationless rumors, petdifferences, high cost of living, ty etc. They are inclined to overlook the bigger, more important issues at hand." Supports Fay Plan "An urgent plea is made," he said, "to that small minority which so far has not seen fit to participate In the payroll plan to the extent of 12 per cent of their pay. Whatever apparent sacrifices may have to be made should be well compen sated for by the feeling of satisfaction that accompanies being an active" member of a winning team" Many sections and branches on the field have now exceeded either 95 per cent participation or 12 per cent deductions, he said. These departments are listed by division with percentages: AAB Technical inspection, 100 and 18.7.. plans and training, 100 and 14.8; operations, 100 and 13; dispensary, 100 and 12; adjutant section, 100 and 11; finance, 100 and 7.6; utilities, 98.8 and 16.4; fire y station, 98.8 and 12.6; auxiliary patrolmen, 97 and 11.8; provost marshal, 96.8 and 13.4; post exchange, 96.1 and 12; air inspector, 85 and 12.7; OASC Headquarters OASC headquarters Budget J non-participa- ever-increasi- ng initiated . supervised, and lruurH eration of many program for er. A MODERN FLORAL DESIGN . . . Captures, the attention of f, GI enrollees in the Arts and Crafts Class, with Sgt. Beth CUni sion. of industrial facilities essential to the war effort and for producobtaining tion of munitions required by the army and navy. This is an outof brilliant record standing achievement." Gen. Meyers Deputy Maj. Gen. Bennett E. Meyers was horn in Buffalo. New York on March 29, 1895. During the World War he enlisted in the aviation sec tion of the signal reserve on a 2, 1918 and served as a flying cadet until June 22, 1918, when he was commissioned as a 1st Lt in the air service. serving continuously until he was commissioned in the regular army as a 2nd Lt, air .service on July 1, 1920. He was promoted to 1st Lt on that same day, July 1, 1920, to Captain on July 1, 1923, to Major (temporary) on March 2, 1935, to 1, Major (permanent) on June on 1940, to Lt CoL (temporary) March 15, 1941. to Colonel (temto porary) on September 10,on 1941, FebruBrig. Gen. (temporary) ary 25, 1942, to Lt CoL (permanent) on October 4, 1942, to Major General (temporary) on February 22, 1944. He completed ground school at Berkeley, Calif., and flying school at Rockwell Field, California, remaining at the latter station after being commissioned. He transferred to Love Field, Texas, for duty in various, staff capacities from July, 1919 to July 1920, when he became commanding officer of the district property office at Detroit, ' - ) swa. , ;t St t wmmmmmmmgmmmm LEISURE HOURS IN THE WAC AREA . . . Once a week an I voted to a sewing class. Sgt. Clagg, shewn (standing at left)kki blouse with light slacks. The class, wears a Is product of her textile painting class, one of the many offers! hand-block- ed the Arts ana urans stumo, nnuomg e. Metal craft, textile Daintiner. block nrinting. stenciling, craft are but a few of the many handicrafts taught in the Art! Crafts classes under the office of Special Services here at OASC WAC Set Beth Class as director, classes are held all through the in Building conveniently located (near the dockhouse and the srvmnasium) for the use of the military and civilians alike. Classes are held Monday. Wednesday and Friday trom i:uu n p. m. and Monday, weanesaay ana xnursaay evenings irora a 10:00 p. m. Besides the many adult classes, a class is being zormuiaieai for the children of officers stationed here on the field. Set Clafl be contacted and information secured through the Special Se director of office. Extension 552. n-si- 0, mil-itra- office, 100 and 15.5; manpower, 100 and 15.3; adjutant general, 100 and 15.3; control office, 100 and 15.1; chemical warfare, 100 and 14.5; command sec tion, 100 and 14.3; statistical control, 100 and 14.2; special informa- tion, 100 and 11.6; printing control. 100 and 11.4; engineers, 100 and 10.9; intelligence office, 100 and 10.7; judge advocates office, 100 and 10.04; ordnance, 100 and 7.6; traffic section, 98.4 and 12:17; Maintenance Administration, 100 and 12.8; shop maintenance, 982 and 11.7; miscellaneous section, 97.1 and 12.7; radio repair, 96.3 and 11.2; drafting and blueprint, 96 and 142; TrainPersonnel and training ing an operations, 100 and 14.5; military personnel (base), 100 and 13.6; military personnel (OASC), 100 and 12.3; executive and control. 100 and 12.2. Supply breakdown figures were unavailable at press time. Base Cafeteria Renovations Track Meet Saturday (Continued Far the next week or ten days will be anable to use of the base cafeteria to allow for Interior painting CapC Fred C. Schmidt, Jr restaurant officer, announced yesterday. Half of one wing will be blocked off at a time, he said, beg inning with the soath side. Each one-ha- lf wing will reqaire abeat two days to paint. Following this a snack bar will be Installed in the soath wing similar to the one on the north. Both will be appropriate ly decorated. . Initiate Program . . . Major C. H. Pontius and Malor G. F. O'Neill, disposal section, recently returned from lxiwry Field. Colo rado Springs. Pueblo. La Junta. Colorado, where they set up an educational program covering accumulation, shipment and rr professing storage, of used aircraft en sum eu. civilians one-foar- th aa, to i March Mond One) from Page ConUniMd 0) the Air Service War II convalescent panes the parade plus a metropr patient andi, This sports circus is simply a ambulance awith model hospitalWAJ depicting recapitulation of training given Marines, bluejackets and organizations during the past four will represent the naval or five months, Capt Pickens ex- depot at Clearfield. WAC float will rejf plained. All details of the show theThevarious activities thit tK are being handled by the special at ing director for Command. , I lzation is engaged in aid, u operator and nurses'announce L. Dauphin, WAC, OASC equipment display tively Includes airplane enp bomb rack and a propeller,! Harlow said. show. will begin The Track and field competition, to at 10 a.parade m. and will marcne begin at 8:30 a. m., following lantlm nai( tVia revieWUlfW opening ceremonies, will include located in front of Hotel 60, 100 and dashes, stand- mond. Arms or equipnw") ing and running broad jump, shot not be borne by those m I run to the on foot put and a dumps and back. Equipmes! Exhibit Captured Squadrons to Compete Among the extensive lift Two Judges will be assigned to tary items in the spectacle each event Each squadron may several captured German enter, as many contestants in sin- pieces. Also a mobile ren." and tion gle events as it wishes. searchlight unit, . . 1 nnnafatlli . . From nine to eleven a. m,, a ucvuuiamimtuiiB myrM demonstration of this fields physiunit war dog cal fitness program will be pre- laundry of United Nations anfur play sented featuring calisthenics, guer- up girl float, crushing howiu rillas, combative, deploying tac- Ing tics, relays, obstacle run and judo. mm. plant howitzer, . an) Sports skills competition Is gun and a scheduled from ten to eleven-thirt- y. ing aid floatpublication from the AGU Competition will be held in aOgden wwill be display,1 many'i ' in foul shooting, dribbling, footHIS UI ball pass for accuracy, punt for dis- display Will oc rpieces tance, baseball accuracy throw, view in front of the w baseball far throw, fungo hitting building along Washing ' for distance, base ' running for vmnt tnr th war bond fSW speed and volleyball accuracy held then. ' t serve. OASC's section of tW will J be will be led by Capt. FJ Major sports competition held from two to six p. m. and will val, commanding ofnev Include softball. baseball, volley 40th aviation squadron. J ball, handball, badminton, horseJ Osden wUl reflect shoes, basketball, wrestling, box esque out wan our"'.v faatlval ing, weight lifting, pool, checkers ana uimo tennis. under way tomorrow. services office headed by Major Carl S. Menger. A loudsDeaker unit will be placed near the competition area to announce results and events. Announcer and scorers will occupy a special booth near the gym. Plans are tentative to mm uie 220-ya- Placed Under Way from Pas TField GI's I cross-count- ) I . rd ry -- 1 155-m- m. 37-m- m. , .