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Ar yyiry f Your Very Speed 'Em Back - Bonds and Stamps jjTNoT 21 Officio k r . - ,. rvice Command . s jiished . reduction of force as pf September 30 has I dieted at ugaen Air lifll Service Command, ad- Ci separations will con- to j in October, according' Field Hill at from received jl - l5. - headquarters, ; ,. ,. ' Wised j Wright Ohio. s .i strength ..... of estaousnea at present addiah reduced i been snn bv directives from headquarters, according at William G. j,jor Snyder, W civilian personnel, wever, because the strength 'jresent is somewhat below Lauthorized strength, consider fewer than 800 separa-wi- ll be necessitated,. Major said. This reduction will completed by the end of Oc- - y r- - - W This civil service regula- - md War Department pro. Snyder said. unof separations yresult it oiiirst reduction, only a i for Written appeals have JSSV employes,"; Major ve, Major ftt ... in tkstill be filed, SiMieadline for such 5 of in but ap- - after receipt of notice of separation 10 days official employe. Airpl amies To Leave GieOc(l Plans to transfer aircraft in outdoor storage areas at Hill Field to Army Air Force in stallations in the southern part of the United States are being speeded under direction of Col. Wallace H. Williams, deputy for I o O engineering at OATSC. Approximately 400 planes will be flown to the southern fields before winter, Col. Williams said. Several hundred soldiers are expected to be assigned here for this special project, and work will begin after their ar rival. Soldiers are being used chiefly to economize and because of the temporary nature of the job. Col. Williams explained. This project is in addition to regular engineering functions, which include indoor storage of large numbers of planes and the salvaging of grounded surplus aircraft which are commercially XT. GEN. IRA C. EAKER, left, deputy commander of the Army Air Forces, is greeted on his arrival unsalable. This salvage work is at Hill Field by Brig. Gen. Ray G. Harris, center, commanding: general of OATSC. Maj. Gen. J. E. being done and will continue to Fechet, former chief of the Air Corps who was traveling with Gen. Eaker is shown at the right. be done chiefly by civilian emaccording to Col. WilGen. Eaker and members of his group were en route to Washington, D. C, from the west coast. ployes, liams. Planes which will be transferred are those it is deemed economical to prepare for flight. Other planes will be reclaimed in accordance with regulations. Most of the 400 planes scheduled to be flown to southern Liberator bombfields are P-Thunderbolt ers and fighters, although various types of planes are included in the A teletype dated September 2 group. Twelve additional enlisted Lt. Gen. Ira C. Eaker, dep- was . received by military per Preparation of these planes men at OATSC reenlisted this commander of the Army sonnel section this week from for the flight to warmer climate uty week in the United States RegATSC, stating that on Page Three) stopped at Hill Field Headquarters score for enlisted men (Continued ular Army, bolstering the over Air Forces the point route to en Sunday Washington, was lowered to 70 and for WAC's all total for this command to 41 D. to 36, effective Monday, Oct. 1. C, from the west coast. since the recruiting program was met on his al Effective November 1, point Gen. Eaker began September 17, 1945. scores be lowered to 60 for by Brig. Gen. Ray G. Har- enlistedwill men and 34 for WAC's, The 12 enlistees include To Og-dof James A. Cook, 4135th AAF ris, commanding general Lt. Gordon P. Scott, chief mill Air Technical Service Com- tary personnel section, said. Lawrence C. base unit; Willis, 95th depot supply squad- mand, and members of his staff. To date, 268 officers and en William Allen, ron; men have left this comlisted Gen.' Fully 27 different agenEaker with Traveling Ben-n- ie 4135th squadron H.; cies will benefit from the a total while mand for discharge, E. Gen. were J. Fechet, Maj. Herring, 4135th; Pvt. Robert of 233 additional men are now proceeds derived from the National War Fund CamBells, 4135th; Pvt. Roy Casey, former chief of the Air Corps; eligible for discharge, not inMilton Dunlap, Brig. Gen. Treubee Davidson, cluding those available for rePvt. 4135th; paign drive, Capt. Charles Pvt. Jasper Myers, former secretary of war, and lease under the lowered point P. Murphy, chairman of 4135th; the 4135th; Pvt. T. C. Smith, 4135th; score. drive, said this week as and Pvt. Sam Wells also of the Brig. Gen. Harry F. Thompson, he to all officers and sent are men All urged sep being 4135th AAF Base Unit. civilian personnel to conformerly with the Alaskan Com- aration centers as rapidly as of mand. ' ; tribute at least the equiv"Doc" Williams clearances are received. At pres of a day's pay to the Base alent in centers 4135th Unit, the ent. AAF of H, separation The group Squadron campaign. If each of these has the longest length of serv- leaders flew to Hill Field in the New England and the Mid dle Atlantic states are agencies demanded an Inice of any of the 14 enlistees and departed larly crowded, and menparticu dividual donation, he said sched sworn into the Regular Army "Starduster" in citing the goal of the shortly after their plane was uled for these centers have con Monday, September 24. drive, the total contribuWilliams has already completed refueled. sequently been delayed. Separa tion in this case would far centers are constantly in 27 years in the United States In addition to Gen. Harris, the tion his exceed the sum now being their capacity, and ' were present creasing Army and is nowwillentering officers climax 30 following are in clearances requested. great expected 10th hitch which Col. to greet the four generals: Minutemen have been in the near future. years service in the armed C. C. Minty, deputy, OATSC; er quantities of In all branches women and men appointed Processing forces. and sections on the field a Col. Wallace H. Williams,Lt. depis being for discharge , Assigned to Hill Field for eligible Col. and son uty for engineering, and a by military personnel Harold M. Younger, chief of handled (Continued on Page Four) immelicitation will last week which moved begin maintenance division. Col. Wil- section, and base servfrom diately. Each person makliams served under Gen. Eager ices personnelto Warehouse 17, ing a contribution will rebuilding as chief of maintenance for the located in the rear of civilian ceive a window sticker and Coma Eighth Air Force Service move This lapel badge. mand when Gen, Eaker was personnel building. . on Page Two) (Continued commanding general of the Eighth Air Force. 0 Twelve More GIs Join Regular Army High AAF Point Score Officers For Release Visit Field Drops to 70 B-- 24 47 Personnel Asked Donate to War Fund Drive ar-riv- M-S- gt. en Must at All k . M-S- ehicles pop 3, 1945 . re-September 3700 civilian positions eliminated at OATSC. reduction of force was W out in strict conform-j- e Jsder the with October Mill the" M, Victory Buy M l"re,rmcnt gt. F-S- gt. T-S- gt. . fif Crossings office of the wsnai has w that all provost issued a no- - government' wiicles - are required to at all railroad cross-o- n Hill Field, wheth- or not they are posted ra a stop sign. This scooters and. tugs as is cars and trucks, ac- fop in-wl- es ting to Maj. Johnnie P. .a"0, provost marshal, (Violation of this will be cause regula- - for action, he warn- dis-Jlna- ry T-S- gt. top-ranki- ng B-1- 7, T-S- gt. person-to-perso- o Q Are Sent Here for Storage PT-1- 3s have delivered Ferry pilots S 300 86 primary the trainers scheduled for indoor to storage at OATSC, according of airchief Dopp, Nathan Capt. craft repair.. These planes are being stored and nose t,;.. fmnt wheels thsT air. This in tails their with ft is done to consepve on space beThe first jones tcarrive are blitz the of one in ing placed hangars. " were used during The "c off the war in giving primary train-i- n fWhL'i" at ,he 14 th engine, the last one, as to aviation cadets. X teJ0rc,f th Past week are. left to right: Walter B. ten of these Hill Field I Approximately1 Robert suDerintnH. F,RST OF 30o . . . PT-1- 3 planes to be stored indoorsofatatoriu Capt. .r M.tni.ini! at Hill the re to the the of arriving plans unique f enfln chief planes" according arranged shown Kr,n!ff, SecUon' n"PW Maj. Lewis W. Bond, o space. arve wheeb on , command: Pnes iTeldi Byron O. Haverfkld, superintendent of PT-13- PT-13- S, SttZ olSnk ia Wr'