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W I N G

S L I P

O F F I C I A L P U B L I C AT I O N

P E N N S Y LVA N I A

OF THE

WING

CIVIL AIR PATROL
William L. Anderson
Commander

VOL. 2

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JULY 19q,3

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CIVIL AIR PATROL
Pennsylvania Wing
Harrisburg Airport
New Cumberland, pn,.

WING STAFF
Wl[tg Commander

Naj. Win. L. Anderson

Executive Officer

C~t. Ernest S. Burcl]

ODeratlons Officer

C r ~ p t . J . W. M a c F a r l a n e

Intelligence Officer

C'~. Ja~les E. Rishel]

Public Rel~tlons Officer

Lt. Joseph M. Thompson

Medical Officer

L t . Te m p l e $ . F a y

Personnel Officer

C~t.

Equipment & Supplles Offlcer

Lt. }~lldred $~iCzer

Training Officer

C~#~. Phlllp Neuweller

Communications Officer

Lt. H. O. Walker

Clifford Ball

EkLISTN£~T OF MEMBERS

R AT H E R T H A N F O R L O C A L F I L E S A S I N I ' H E

FOLLOWS NEE PROCEDURE

CASE OF THE O[.O SERVICE RECORDS. LOCAL

A ~upply of new CAP enlistment blanks (CAP ~orm 12"0)
has been ~ent to all OAP Unlt
Commanders, for the attention
of Adjutants. The use of these
forms, according to National Headquarters GM-87, will put into
effect the enlistment procedure
prescribed in CAP Rules, Part I.
Supplies of the old enlistment
form may be d~scarded.
"Now is the tlme for all
units tc recruit to effective
strength,, s~ys National Commander
Earle L. Johnson.
ttls message on enlistment
applications and officer appointments follows:
' t T H E N E W F O R M I S TO B E M A D E O U T

U # I I T S M AY K E E P T H E I R O W N P E R S O N N E L R E C O R D S A N D W I L L B E A I D E D B Y T H E R AT I N G
SHEET FORMS WHICH WILL BE ISSUED. NOTE
T H AT T H E N E W A P P L I C AT I O N S A R E P R I N T E D O N
H E AV Y PA P E R S O TO S TA N D U P U N O E R H A N D L I H G
IN FILES AND TO SERVE AS JACKETS FOR OTHER
INDIVIDUAL RECORDS.
NEW IDENTIFICATION
" A N E W T Y P E O F I D E N T I F I C AT I O N C A R D ,
R E F L E C T I N G T H E N E W S TAT U S O F C A P, W I L L B E
I S S U E D L AT E R . E { U T P R E S E N T M E M B E R S S H O U L D
N O T M A K E O U T N E W A P P L I C AT I O N S Y E T,

"DO NOT W&S]E FORMS. WE MUST BE
C A R E F U L I N C O N S E RV I N G PA P E R .

"ISSUANCE OF APPOINTMENI'S OF NONCOMMISSIONED ()FFICER~ FROM ~JATIONA[. HEAD,(~UARTERS IS HEREBY DISCONTINUED.
"NECESSARY OFFICER APPOINTMENTS

O N T H E T Y P E W R I T E R I N D U P L I C AT E . T H I S

WILL BE PROCESSED AS BEFORE. IT IS RE-

W I L L S AV E M U C H C L E R I C A L T I M E P R E V I O U S LY

q U E S T E D ] ' H AT N E W A P P O I N T M E N T S O F O F F I -

S P E N T I N C O P Y I N G D ATA O N T O T H E O L D

C E R S B E M I N I M I Z E D AT T H I S S TA G E U N T I L

SERVICE RECORD FORMS WHICH WILL NO

N E W S TA N D A R D S A N D M A N N I N G TA B L E S C A N B E

LONGER BE ISSUED. LOCAL UNIT COMMAND-

ISSUED UNDER CAP RULES."

E R S W I L L S E N D B O T H C O P I E S D I R E C T LY T O
N AT I O N A L H E A D Q U A RT E R S U N L E S S T H E W I N G
C O M M A N D E R I S S U E S S P E C I A L O R D E R S T H AT
T H E Y C O N T I N U E TO G O I N T H R O U G H W I N G

IN THE NEWS

CHANNELS.
A five column story with pictures in the
"AFTER A PROVISIONAL MEMBER
COMPLETES THE PRESCRIBED 25 HOURS OF

philadelphia Evening Bullet in a~ a photographic
layout in the Rotogravure Sect ion of the Scranton-

T R A I N I N G ( T E M P O R A R I LY O M I T T I N G T H E

ian 'Mere publicity highlights for Civi~ Air

C O U R S E O N & RT I C L E S O F WA R TO B E C O V E R E D

Patrol in Pennsylvania durirKj the past month,

IN A TRAINING MANUAL WHICH WILL BE
M A I L E D Y O U W I T H T H E ~ R D I N S TA L L M E N T O F
CAP RULES) THE LOCAL UNIT COMMANDER WILL
A D V I S E N AT I O N A L H E A D Q U A R T E R S D I R E C T LY
A N D T H E M E M B E R T S I D E N T I F I C AT I O N C A R [ )
WILL BE SENT THROUGH CHANNELS. IN THE
CASE OF AN AF'PLICANT WHOSE PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE COVERS THE REQUIRED SUBJECTS,
T H E U N I T C O M M A N D E R M AY E N D O R S E TO T H I S
E F F E C T O V E R T H E S PA C E W H E R E H E S I G N S
T H E A P P L I C AT I O N A N D T H E C A R D W I L L 8 E
F O R W A R D E D A S S O O N A S I N V E S T I G AT I O N I S
COMPLETED.

The Evening Bulletin article by Don
Fairbairn described the personnel and activities of the southeastern Pennsylvania Group
which is the First Group, Pennsylvania Wing.
Lt. Howard Turpin is pictured in his plane
c o m m u n i c a t i n g w i t h t h e g r o u n d b y r a d i o . Tw o
o t h e r p h o t o s s h o w N a t i o n a l C o r r t n a n d e r, E a r l e L .
Johnson, inspect Eng men and machines at Wings
Field, Ambler; and men#ers of the Lancaster
Squadron in military drill formation.
In the Scrantonian Rotogravure appear
p i c t u r e s o f C . A . P. m e m b e r s e n g a g e d i n f o r e s t
p a t r o l . D a n G a r d n e r , l ~ i l o t , To n y S a n d o n e ,

" W I T H T H E I D E N T I F I C AT I O N C A R D ,
N AT I O N A L H E A D Q U A RT E R S W I L L S E N D T H E
D U P L I C AT E A P P L I C AT I O N F O R W I N G F I L E S

p h o t o g r a p h e r - o b s e r v e r, a n d J a c k M i l l s , p l i l o t ,
are in the limelight.

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C. A.P. ME~tBER ARRESTED
FOR LACK OF RED LOOPS
The advisabil~ty of Civil Air Patrol
members wearing the red shoulder hoot, s or
C/P sleeve emble~n at all times is illustrated by the following item in National
ileadquarters ' ~alletin No. 24.
"
A member of an Eastern Ying was picked
up in Washingtor~ last weeA by an agent of
the FHI for it#personating an officer of
the Army of the f~dted States. This

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L T. HOOPE3 L !KES RED I_OOPS-TELLS OFFtCERS ~HO DON'T
WH4T THEY C4t DO 48OUT IT
The color red ~,nd the bull In
the pasture are ge;~erally regarded
as an unhealthy com~Inatlon.
Bu~ the bull Is color blind,
and can,t distinguish red from any
o t h e r ~ c o l o r. H e J u s t d o e s n , ~ l l k e
p e o p l e w h o g e t I n h i s w a y.

member w~s uearing Army Off icer,s insignia
unth no red shwalder lo@s or CA[' shoulder
sleeve emblem. After an overnight stay in
the tioosegow, he uas released on bond and
will have to stand tmal.

All of which brings us to the
occasional CIvil Air Patrol officer
who claims an ~.llergy to~,,h.e re~,,
shoulder loops and red sleeve braid
on bls uniform.

Oe@~te re#eared warnings, a few
members still go unthout the red loots;
wear officers' ran~ insignia on their
shirt collars; wear the gold seal of Army
officers on their cap%', a.zt othenoise violate the plain terms of directives on the

Fop such non-eorlformls~s II~
the organization Lt. Hary Sayre
Hoopes, AdJu%anE, Ist Orotlp, submits the following suggestions s~s
a POS,~ible solution ~o gheir
probl era:

sub)ec~ of C/IP unifor~as. ~he transfer of
CdP to the ~hr De])a~ment h,?~s not changed
our uniform and ~ns~gnia in any pa~¢icular.
Ql#4q and subsequent memos st~ll hold goD&
These directives cover the uniform items
#rescr'ibed by the Army .for Oivil ~ir
Pat ro l .
The Chief of Staff of t,@ drmy alor.e
enjoys the earned primleFe of des~gnw, g
his can uniform which is why General ,facArthur, formerly Chief of Staff, wears his
o~n distinctive hat. The rest of us, unless or until we attain such a ~osition
oY honor, are required to abide by the
't
reEu~a,zons if we are to avoid the unfavorable attention of the Military Police and
the law enforcement agencies.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR WAFS
To j o i n t h e W A F S j ( W o m e n , s
Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron) a
woman must hold a commercial pilot,s
license with a minimum ~ f 500 hours
of certified flying time and q 2.00h.p. rating. She musl hove crosscountry experiencej be between the
~onf'~6ue~ |n"Ne'x't Column

"IF THEY WILL GET THEMSELVES DEMOTED
TO NON-COMMISSIO~,~ED RANK, THEY MUST THEN R'EMOVE THE RED SLEEVE BRAID, AND ..... BY A
FURTHER DEMOTION TO CADET STATUS, THE RED
SHO[~LDER LOOPS WILL HAVE TO BE TAKEN FROM
THE UN IFORMI"
Lt. Hoopes concludes by
pointing ou~ tha~ ~oday Civil
Air Patrol alone among all Clvll l a n D e f e n s e o r g ~ n~ , , a ~ i o n s r a t e s
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the distinctive red loops and
red sleeve braid.

COURIER SERVICE PROBLEMS
Civil Air Patrol Courier
Service problems were discussed
by Pennsylvania Wing Station Commenders and their assistants at
Wing Staff Headquarters~ Sunday~
June 20~ 1~5:

ages of 21 and 35~ an American
citizen with at least a high
school education.

ACTIVE DUTY ASSIGNMENTS
JUNE
GROUP
O'NeIIl~ dohn A.

phlladelphle

let

Berg, Harry

philadelphia

1st

Sumpt io% Carrell

FhT tadelphla

lst

Forbe.~ J~hn doseph

phi ladelph|e

ist

LeDnard~ Harry Bert

pittsburgh

6th

Fishman~ Lee

Phi ladelphla

l~t

Br~n~ Albert W.

Waynesboro

~rd

H o o ~ e s p W l l m e r Wo p d r.

Philadelphia

l~t

H a r v e y, E d m u n d L u k e n s

philadelphia

15t

Rlker~ Reed Beddee

Ta y l o r

2nd

Stahlman~ WIllis L.

Corsica

5th

8a|ly~ Nancy A.

phIlad@4phia

ist

G o u r l e y, A r ± h u r H .

Meadvllle

5th

Shugru0~ Vincent p.

philadelphia

1st

YORK SQU~ROg
"EOMB$" HAHOVER
O n J u n e 1 4 , F l a g D a y, f o u r C l v l l
A i r P a t r o l p l a n e s f r o m t h e Yo r k A i r port at Thomasville, staged a mock
raid on Hanover. Defense forces of
the Hanover district sprang Into
immediate action to me
challenge of the "hostile
and all coordinated units
a chance to operate under

et the
" aircraft
were given
actual

bombing conditions.
Casualties were treated on the
scene of the "bombing" or rushed by
ambulance to casualty stations. Met
by 12 other planes as a defensive
force the four invader aircraft
driven off, but not before they
delivered a simulated gas bomb
on Center Square. This brough

were
had
attack
t the

decontamination and gas detail of
A . B . F a r q u a r C o . , y o r k , ~ n t o p l a y,
with a force of 60 men and women and
nine pieces of equipment. A fully
equipped hospital tent and three
ambulances took care of the "gassed"
casualties, as well as a real one in
the person of a youth who fainted
while watching the show.
Contlnued in Next Column

Lt. Frank Walter, directed and
arranged the Civil Air Patrol Plan@~
in the mock raid.
Ta k i n g p a r t w e r e t h e f o l l o w i n g
pilots:
Bombing Flight, Lt. Frank
W a l t e r , c o ~ , ~ m a n d e r, L t . C e c i l M C Claren, L t . I r v l n H e , t e r r o r a n d
Sgt. Alleh Little. The defending
flight was led by Lt. K. Ziegler
and the following pilots: Lts.
W i l l i s Ye a g y, p . E v a n s , L . R e m l e y,
John Frank, C. Sboll and Lester
F i n t , $ g t . u r i a h L o v e , P v t . P.
Continued ~n Page 8

CADETS FROM FIVE SCHOOLS
INDUCTED INTO S~UADRON 31

Civil Air Patrol Cadets from Enola, New Cumberland, Lemoyne; Camp Hill
and

Penbrook

Schools

being

inducted

into

Squadron

51,

pennsylvania

Wing.

The

ceremonies were held i~ the Lemoyne High School Auditorium with C~ptain J~ck
Beaverj Army

of

the

United

States,

as

principal

speaker.

Lt.

HQI

Murrey~

Acting Commender of Squadron 31j gave the oath.

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NEWS FROM PENNSYLVANIA
SQUADRONS AND GROUPS
R E A D I N G - N E W S H A S R E A C H E D T H E R E A D I N G S Q U A D R O N T H AT T W O O F I T S M E M B E R S ~ ~ : i ~ s t ~
E L L E N G E R Y # 3 ~ D M I S S E M I LY H I E S T E R , H n V E B E E N G R A D U AT E D F R O M T H E A . A . F. F LY I N G S C H O O L A ° F
AVENGER FIELD~ SWEETVL%TER~ TEXAS.
T H E T W O G I t ~ L S A R E TO B E A S S I G N E D I M M E D I AT E LY TO N E W B / ~ S E S F O R T H E F E R RY I N G O F "
ARMY PLANES,
IContlnued on Next Page)

Continued from Page
through military drill routine.
NEWS FROM PENNSYLVANIA
SQUADRONS AND GROUPS
M I S S G E R Y H E A D E D A W O M A N t S F LY I N G
CLUB WHILE IN READINGs AND IS AN ACTIVE
MEMBER OF THE 99TERS,

MISS HIESTER~ FORMERLY A PIANO
TEACHER BEFORE SHE LEARNED TO FLY IN
1941' HAS BEEN VERY ACTIVE IN READING
AVIATION°
BOTH WOMEN WERE ACTIVE MEMBERS OF
THE LOCAL C.A.P. SQUADRON~ AND TOOK PART
IN MANY OF ITS MISSIONS.
S~UADRON PROMOTIONS
LIEUTENANT E, C, SICKEL~ COMMANDING
12, LISTS THE FOLLOWING
PROMOTIONS FOR SENIOR MEMBERS:

Members of the squadron held
a get-to-gather session in the
Charleroi Elks Club following the
inspection and drill.
- - - - - - C . A . P. . . . . . .

SQUADRON 69
Members of Squadron 69 are
taking Red Cross First Aid instruction every Monday night.
The girls ere also attending
regular classes on meteorology
and navigationj and preparing to
take the examination for a restricted radio telephone operator's permit.

READING SQUADRON

MASTER SERGEANTS
FRANCIS WILKINSON~ JAMES M, HAAG~
ELMER R, BOYER~ WALTER H. GRIMES~ THOMAS
R, GENSEMER~ AND J. VD. ~UEREAU,
STAFF SERGEANTS
NOEL S, GUYER~ O, F. BECKER~ GRANT
A. BLIMLINE~ GEORGE F. BOYER~ WILLIAM S.
GRUBB, ELEANOR C. GUENTHER~ H, HILTON~
AND GEORGE PHILLIPPY,

CORPORAL
ADRIENE HAAG.

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SQUADRON 13, COLLEGEVILLE
Three members of Collegevilla Squadron 43 were recently
commissioned as Lieutenants in
Civil Air Patrol. They are:
T. S g t . W i l l i a m F. M y e r s ~ o f
Prospect perk; Sgt. John Steesj
of Lansda]ej and Sgt. Robert
\4einstein of Collegeville.
Corporal H. Maser wc1s made a
sergeant. Lt. H. R. 5erryj Commender, officiated at the exercJsesj with Lt. Norman Greene of
Squadron {~ Philadelphiaj administering the oath.
It was announced that a first
aid unit would be acquired. Fire
Chief H. Smedley of Collegeville
has offered to give any assistance

SQUADRON 65
Squadron 65 members stood
inspection June ij i943 before Lt.
Joseph Msrsicoj Commender~ and Lt.
Deane Loveland~ Intelligence and
Public Pelations officer. The inspection was held in the Monessen~
Pa.j Armoryj With non-commissioned
officers putting the entire squadron

requiredj and parts of automobiles
with which to build c, unit will .be
contributed by members.
Corporal L. Maser of the
Squadron who expects to enter the
Army soon was given a rousing sendoff on June 8j 1943.
Te c h n i c a l S e r g e a n t F l o r e n c e
Myers has been assigned to duty
Continued on Page 6

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ap missions ~.n #lotting all e=ergency l~ing
fi e l d s , v. e : o n n a i s s a n c e a n d s c o u t i n ~ ~ s s i a n s .

SQUADRON 13, COLLEGEVILLE
in the Army Airplane Warning Servicej
at the Observation postj Norwood,

The Mission of all missior~ was the one in
which me~bers o)" the Squadron fle~J to Black
Moshanno~ 4irport sc~e tt,~ h~red ~i,~es

Pennsylvania. She holds a licensej

north of our ~iel~, a~ took part in a Yin~

3 r d c l a s s ~ i n R a d i o Te l e p h o n y j a n d
has taken the 20-hour First Aid course.
Both she and her husband, Lt. William
F. M y e r s , a r e a i r r a i d w a r d e n s i n
Prospect Park.

M, ob~lization.

PHILADELPHIA $QUADROK
MARKS FIRST YEAR
FIRST ANNIVERSARIES ARE MARKED BY
SOME CAP SQUADRONS WITH APPROPRIATE CELEBRATIONS, OTHERS LET THE OCCASIONS SLIP
BY WITH LITTLE OR NO NOTICE.
A SQUADRONWS FIRST ANNIVERSARY
FURNISHES AN EXCELLENT OPPORTUNITY FOR
ITS MEMBERS TO RALLY AROUND AND REMINISCE
OVER PAST GOOD TIMES~ TRIBULATIONS~
SUCCESES AND FAILURES, IN OTHER WORDS~
TAKE STOCK FOR THE FUTURE,
PHILADELPHIA SQUADRON
RALLY RECENTLY,

14 HELD SUCH A

FOLLOWING INSPECTION BY CAPTAIN A,
M, ACKERMAN~ FIRST GROUP COMMANDER~ AND
HIS STAFF~ THE FOLLOWING HISTORICAL REPORT OF THE SQUADRON WAS PRESENTEO:
t h e o r i g i n a l 3 o ~ e r t o n ~ q ~ r o n 3 11 - U o /
the Civil Ai~" Pat~'ol Ms organized on May 2,
19q2, at a ~eeting in the home o/ Lt. Harold
@ r i ~ , n o w fl x e c ~ t i v e O f fi c e r o f t h e Yi r s t
@rout, ,Pennsylvania WinE.
After two =ore ~eetin~s t)lans /or the
Squadron were fo~ulated and cards sent c~t
to all mer~bers whose Service Records h~g been
received. A 3quozZron Meeting was called fcr
Sunday morn~mg, May 2~, 19~2 aS the Somerton
A ~rport.
Lt. @rim, who was appointed Commander,
had all his officers picked in a ~onth. Every
Wednesday the Squadron ,~et at So~erton for
Drill and classes in First Aid, radio an.~
navigation, and an Sundays for ~ore drill and
fl y i n ~ m i s s i o n s . Ye c o m p l e t e d b o b b i n # m i s s i o n s ,

FIRST HONORS
Our first honors were won at fines l~ie Id
where first place in the Bomb dropping contest
gave us our Squadron .fla~,. fhe winning of
third honors in drill cor~petit~on really ~ut
c~,r outfit on the ~ap.
One of the big£est b lows sustained by
the Squadron ~s t,~e stappa#e of Civilian
flying in the Philadelphia area. On August
~, 19~2, the CAP uns co, lled on to ~ove a l~
airplanes, thirty-nine in nwnber ou'~ of
~o~erton to Douglassville, and fro~ there
they scattered to the four ~gnds.
O£r Co, manger mas appointed flxccutive
Officer of the Grou# and an 3epte~,ber q,
29"2, he ap~ointe~ Lt. Bibcock as Cou~ander
of the Squadron, now called Philade l~hia
S q u a d r o n 3 11 - ~ . A f a r e w e l l p a r t y f o r t h e
retirin~ Cc~n~ander and ~raduation o)~
3quadran members who had cou~leted courses,
and ~.~re in line /or pro~otians was he ld
a t t h e A u e r i c a n L e g i o n H , z l l i n E p t e r D a r b y,
D~ ~:,Cou~y~Dn Septeuber 23, 1,9L~2.
2he Equadron ~oved its Headquarters /rat~
3o~erton Airport to the Simon 8ratz Hi~,h
School, Philadelphia, where there ~zere two
g~nasiums in which to drill, a Staff Off&
c e r, s r o m a n 4 fi v e e L a s s r o c v ~ s . S u r d a y D r i l l
was started at Dobbins Vseatio,na l 3chool, and
the first of this year when gratz High School
c~dsed its ~OOrS for night school the S~zadron
~ov~d "Xn Masse" to Dobbins where it is now
Iota ted.
A big step in the riEhr direction res u l t e d / r a t e Ya s h i n g t o n ~ s o r d e r e s t a b l i s h i n g
the CAP Cadets. 2he Squadron is very l~r~d
o/ its large and active Cadet ~rou#, and exPects ~reat things fro~ thera.
Philadelphia Squadron lq feels that it
has aeco£#~ished ~uch in its first year of
organization, and its Staff and Me~bers
have high hopes for continued success in
Civil Air Patrol.

MOBILIZATIONS PLANNED
BY FOUR WlMG GROUPS

M AT E R I A l , M A I L E D TO U N I T S
OE_NE RAL MEMORANDA

F o u r C . A . P. G r o u p s o f t h e P e n n s y l v a n i a
wing have scheduled mobilizations during July

GM-83A

CAP Certificates mf Essentiallty For
F l i g h t I n s t r u c t i o n o r Te a t .

and August.
The Second Group will take the field

GM-84

I nd uctees.

fi r s t o n S u n d a y, J u l y 11 , 1 9 u , D , a t t h e A l l e n town Bethlehem Airport. Plans announced by
Captain phillip Neuweiler, wing Staff

GM-87

Enlistment Application; officer
Appoi ntment s.

Training Officer, call for a demonstration
by the Allentown Squadron, Second Group, of

Military Training for Pro.-pective

GM-88

Av]ation CarJet Recruitment for the

Formal Guard Mount, Posting and Relieving of

Army A~r Forces (pamphlet and list

Sentries, Competitive ard Competition Drill

of Examining, 8oardsl.

by the Squadrons, Review and Inspect ion and
N A T.

a special Trainif~j Flight.
Comrranders and mambers of all Groups

HQ.

MEMORANDUM
"Supplement to Letter of Instruction

and Squadrons of the Wing have been invited

of March I0~ 1943," procedure for

to the mobilization which Captain Neuweilcr

transfer of title of airplanes in-

says "will be a good lesson in almost every

tended for use by Civil Air p~trol~

phase of the miTitary act ivities that CAP

under provision of WP80r@er L-262,

can becor:e a part of."

AT. _H2~. ~!_E~O_BP
,.$~S_~ZM

Cadets will not be judged in their
proficiency in close order drill, but will
be expected to 9 ire an exhibit ion.
o n S u n d a y, J u l y 1 8 , t h e T h i r d G r o u p
will mobilize at Waynesboro Airport. The
F o u r t h G r o u p w i l l m o b i l i z e S u n d a y, A u g u s t

" Yo u r a i r p l a n e a s a f a c t o r i n t h e w a r
effort",
~A~[pI4]L~T "Aviation Cadet Training for the
Army Air Forces"
PA M P H L E T " Yo u c a n h a v e S i l v e r W i n g s " .

1, at WIll ianmport; and the Sixth Group on
S u n d a y, A u g u s t 8 , a t A l l e g h e n y C o u n t y A i r port.

CAP COURIER t'LANE
FLIES TEAR GAS
Cont}nued from Page 3

Res#o,~iBg to a hurv>-up call fra~
Detvoit Police authorities a Pittsburgh

YOR K 3C, UADRON

CAP Co.tier Station ~lane ~iew 500 #o~r~s

"BOMBS" HANOVER

oy fear ~as for use i~ guellin~ recent

S%ump, PVS. D. #[yers, pvs. F]ebcher

Slt

es,

},vS.

R.

Ruby,

race ~iots in the Michigan ~etro~o~is.

Servlng

as borabadiers and other plane
personnel
J.

Frank,

Danlel
M.

were

Hardin~

Rlneberg,

Golden.

Pvts.

Evans

Russel

Beech,
and

Lt.

P.

Haas

Bayer,

Joe Atkens,
Myers,
9nd

Lt.

Sgt..

ALLENTOWN COURIER STATIO~
GETS NEW COMMANDER
tt. Arthur Glose has, been appointed Cornnlander of the Allentown Courier Station to replace Lt. Ralph Luckenbach, resigned.

C A P TAT N R E B E R N A M E D
P E N N A . W I N G A D J U TA N T
C ~ t a i n C a r l R e b e r, C o n r v n n d ~ r o f R e a d i n g
C A P C ~ a r ~ e r S t a t i o n f o r t h e ~ s t y e a r, h a s
been attainted 2djutant of the Pennsylvania
Wing.
5b~lcr Cat~tain Reber's able direction
the Reading Courier Station was develcCed
to its present peak of efficiency as one of
the tellers in this v~tal .field of Cn,il Air
Patrol. Co&lain Reber is a member of the
Reading" Squadron a~zt ha.~ been one of the
most po~¢lar members of Civil 4it P~rol
stnce its inceptton in Perrnsylvania. t]is
active duty record ir~ludes service with
CAP Coastal tqztrol.
Second Lieutenant Frances hblde has
b e e n a # / m ~ n t e d C o w, m u l e t o f t h e ~ e a d i ~
C ~ r t c r S t a t i o n b y W i n g C c z ~ r d e r, E a j o r
~'~ lli¢~n L. 2:~derson.

/

f N D I A N A - S q u a d r o n 5 2 6 - 1 , Te r r a H s u t e ,
s a v e d Ve r m i l l i o n C o u n s y } I O ~ p l t : ~ l f r ~
belr~ flooded by flying over 3,000 san~
b~gs Into Clinton. Ind., for use in
preventing rising flonc~ waters from
inundating the h~s~,Ital~ich ~s filled
with patients.
I O WA - F o c t D o ~ 4 e 3 ~ u a d r o n ~ a s o ~ a n i z e : l
a ~'egulav program e/ flight operations,
designed t,o give non-~ly~r4 ~'~be~'s so~e
flight expev{ence. Fo~" the t~ast two
uonths flying ~e~bers of the 5'q~rvn
have donated their time and aivcrqft
to this p~og~'a~ m~th the ~esult that
every ~e~bev of the squadrcrn has bee~
given so~e flying t~e.
NEW Y O R K - T h e N e w Y O r k W i n g o f C i v i l A i r

t~

P a ~ r 0 1 t h r o u ~ h i t s C ( m ~ n d i n ~ o f fi c e r,
Major Stuart C. Welch, .~?~ b~e~F,,3de a
member 0~ the "E~plre State,s Office of

RIFLE CLASSES START
FOR PITTSBURGH CAF
The first rifle class
Pittsburgh CAP members was
on Mondayj June ~4~ ig43~
Arsenal lunior High Schoo

CI~III~ Protection. The Office of Civlllan Protection co~pr~ses representatives
for
stGrted
at.the
l. This

course ~s the Basic Marksmanship
Course ~dvocated and approved by
the War Department and sponsored
by the Aerv-Gun Club of Pittsburgh
through the National Rifle Association.
Sg¢. William Greh~n is the
Chief InstructOT of the school~
assisted by James Crattonj Civil
Air PQtrolj and lames Kentzel. Miss:

of all defense and protection agencies
s u c h a s t h e A ~ . V, t h e N ~ v y, t h e ~ t a t e
~mrd. and State Police.
OHIO - L t . C o ] . . F a r l e L . J O l m s o n , n a t . i o n , ~
c~snder of the Civil Air Patrol, addressing Cleveland Rotax'y Club on June
I0, 1943 Said: "fhe~e have been run.ors
that ~he A~'~y ~ taking over the CAP
.for the ~urpose o/ disso~vi~.~ the organizat~on. ~e~ let ~z tel~ you, i/ the
~y mas go~r4 to drop the CAP they
wouldn, t go to a~l the trouble of

K a y Ta l l e ~ j C A P ~ i s A d j u t a n t o f t h e
basic rifle school~ and Secretary

taking, it over! the Civi~ ~i~" Patro~
is stronger than ~t has eve~" been. And
~ay I ~redict that t)~e will be jobs
for every plane and ~rson in the CAP

of the Club.

b e f o r e t h i s z o a ' r i s o v e r. "

Lt. G. Leona O'Shea, Commanding the all-women's squadron~ 69
end Vice-president of the Aero~Gun
Club~ has announced this class in
connection with the probable formation of e rifle squad inher outfit.

CADET PAPER
T h e h i g h l y a c t i v e C h a r l e s t o a , W. Va . ,
unit of the CAP Cadets is publishing a printed
paper of Its own, "The C~et News," which, as
far as we know is the first CAPC publication
i n t h e c o u n t r y. . . C A P B u l l e t i n N o . 2 ~ , .

COASTAL PATROl BASE #z7
ROUNDS OUT FIRST YEAR

SQUADRON

CAP Coastal Patrol Base No i7~
R i v e r h e a d j

L .

l . j

anniversary

on

Thursdayj

w i t h

e

Ralph

m a r k e d

t e s t i m o n i a l
Earlej

L t .

d i n n e r

i t s

fi r s t

July
t o

i~

i942~

M a j o r

Commander.

C o l .

Commander

of

E a r l e

Major Andersonj

MEMBERS ARE RECEIVING

AT T H E T U R T L E C R E E K H I G H S C H O O L . J . C .
E L L I O T T, F O R M E R LY W I T H T H E P C A S C H O O L O F
N A V I G A T I O N A T N A T I O N A L A I R P O R T, A L E X r
A N D I R A ~ VA , } C O N D U C T S C L A S S E S U S I N G T H E
~EFMtS SYSTEM OF DEAD RECKONING. THE
COURSE COVERS "THE FOLLOWING: ELEIAENTARY

J o h n s o n ,

Civil Air

67

T R A I N I N G I N N AV I G AT I O N O N M O N D AY E V E N I N G S

N a t i o n a l

patrel,j

Pennsylvania

and

Wing

P R I N C I P L E S ~ W I N D T R I A N G U L AT I O N ~ O F F - C O U R S E
P R O B L E I , : S 9 A LT E R N AT E A I R P O R T, I N T E R CEPTION~ AND RADIUS OF ACTION,

Commander, attended.

WEST VIRGINIA CAP
MOBILIZES AT. CHARLESTON

SQUADRON 66 AIDS
PATRIOTIC EVENTS

Wing Commancler Major Anderson and Ca~ain
C a r ] R e b e r, w i n g A d j u t a n t , a t t e n d e d t h e m o b i l i zation of the West Virginia Wing at Charlest o n , W, Va . , o n J u l y 9 , a n d u , .

Squadron
Servlcemen,s
b y

fl y i n g

I n

cere,monles
May
14,

28,
the

F a l l s ,
parade.

SQUADRON 67 OFFICERS
REORGANIZE ROSTER LIST
THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS OF SQUADRON

67

COMPRISE THE REORGANIZED ROSTER LIST OF
SQUADRON OFFICERS:
Commanding officer:

tt. A. U. Hill

Executive offlc~r:

L t . W, E . Howard

Adjutant:

lt.

Training and
Operations Officer:

Lt. F . d .

R. C.

Stoner
Carlson

personnel officer:

l t . d . C . Graham

IntelligePce and
public Relations:

Lt. C . A .

Bennett

Communications officer:

Lt.

W. E .

Kanla

Finance officer:

Lt.

A. E.

Engineering offlcer~

L t . C . 4.

Transportation officer:

lt.

Roy E.

Equipment and
Supplies Officer:

Lt.

Mart in 5erro

Medical officer:

lt. C. d. Cubbison

Flight Leaders:

Lt. Doyle H~wk
L t % d . F. R e e d y
Lt. R. C. Custer

Knabe
I~cGeever
Williams

66

Honor

Roll

f o r m a t i o n
at

1943.

On

Flag
flew

d u r l n g

~ h e

Pa.,

Day,
ever

t h a t

in

unveiling

o v e r

Industry,

Squadron
P a . ,

participated

on

June
Beaver

c l t y,

s