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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Armored Sentinel — 24 March 1955

Page Four TOWNSI5ND FIEI.D ALICE GORML.EY 122 East 42nd Street Published in the Interest of the military ana civilian personnel at Fort Rood. Texas every Thursday by the Temple Sales Circular Company. Temple. Texas. Policies and statemenrb rcflecte. In the news and editorial columns represent views of the Individual writers and under nc circumstances are to be considered those of the Department of the Army. Advertisements In this publication do not constitute an endorsement by the Department of Defense of the products or services advertised. All news matter for publication should be sent to the Public Information Office Armored Sentinel. Fort Hood telephone 3200. This publication receives Armed Forces Press Service material and payers are authorized to reprint non-copy rich ted AFPS material without written permission from AFPS. Advertising copy should be sent to: Business Office P.O. Box 419. Temple. Texas Subscription off post. $3-00 per year $1.00 for three months. Distribution o...

Publication Title: Armored Sentinel
Source: The Portal to Texas History
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Armored Sentinel — 24 March 1955

Thursday March 24 1955 Vr "Soldiers of the Month" for Feb­ ruary have been selected by the battalions of the First Armored Di­ vision. Each battalion in the "Old Iron­ sides" Division conducts a month- competition among its members choose an outstanding soldier on he basis of personal appearance no of iv is on is to Army chain of command and un­ derstanding of military duties. 4 The "best" for February in the Division's tank units include PFC James D. Shearer Pontiac Mich. a tank driver in Company A First Tank Battalion PFC Jess C. Groves Jr. Fort Morgan Colo. a tank driver in Company A Fourth Tank Battalion Sergeant Harold W. Turner Uni on Hall Va. pla­ toon sergeant in Company A 13th Tank Battalion and Cpl. John W. Zimmerman East Detroit Mich. tank gunner in Company D 100th Tank Battalion. Outstanding infantrymen include Cpl. Elmon E. McNabb Wilson Ark. a rifleman in Company C 25th Armored Infantry Battalion Cpl. Wallace R. Tomlinson Tins- man Ark. squad leader in Com­ pany D 634t...

Publication Title: Armored Sentinel
Source: The Portal to Texas History
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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Armored Sentinel — 24 March 1955

Page Six Fort Monmouth Site Of 1955 Bowling Classic The six top Fourth Army bowl­ ers including a pair of aces from Fort Hood left by plane Sunday night for the All Army Bowling Tournament at Fort Monmouth New Jersey beginning this week. iv it a in a at on in five state wide army area quali­ fied men with Fort Hood placing two keglers. Brooke Army Medi­ a am ha Bliss and Fort Sill each placed one on the select group. The all star list chosen from the combined scores of the nine game series is headed by Private First Class Michael Craigen of BAMC who copped the 'All Events' crown with a nine game total of 1708. Sgt. Wally Kissel of Camp Chaffee was second with 1663. Rounding out the team are SFC Adolph Masurette of Fort Bliss 1642 Lt. Hugh Wilkerson of Fort Sill 1638 Pvt. James Palmerio of Fort Hood with 1627 Pvt. Charles Buchholtz of Fort Hood with 1623. Team Championship Team championship honors went to the Fort Sill sextet in the men's d:vision while the ladies honors were bequeat...

Publication Title: Armored Sentinel
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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Armored Sentinel — 24 March 1955

Thursday March 24 1955 Second Round Features 12 KO's Twelve knockouts seven via the technical route and five quick ad­ ministrations of plain slumber sat­ urated the second round of the Fort Hood Elimination Boxing Tourna­ ment with the killer instinct. Only two bouts on the program went the distance while two others were ex­ cluded by forfeit. A capacity crowd of boxing fans crowded the Hood arena to wtach the post's best gladiators drive for championship honors in the second night of fisticuffs in the six day tourney. Their reception was warm as the rafters quivered under the shouts of a frenzied crowd witness­ ing the expert art of knockouts in monotony. The tournament moves into the final round tonight with ten weight champs to be crowned. In the evenings top attraction Robert Johnson of the 1st T-S Bn sleek punching light welter-weight warded off the game efforts of En- rigue Robles in the first two rounds and disposed of the infan­ try battler in the third canto. The hard punc...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Armored Sentinel — 24 March 1955

Page Eiglit After traveling 1400 miles by truck convoy from its permanent station at Fort Bragg N. C.. the 322nd Topographic Company the only map-making unit of the Third A or a he during the recent maneuver and is continuing its map-making mission here at Fort Hood. At the present time the 322nd which has been temporarily at­ tached to the 35th Engineer Group is in a an an boundary of Fort Hood. During the recent maneuver the "Topo" Company played an im­ portant role. The constant change of the tactical situation in the field often kept presses of the 322nd roll­ ing throughout the night. ENTERTAINMENT GUIDE 77% READ IT Readership questienaire on the Armored Sentinel proved 77% of the readers use it for their enter­ tainment guide. ADV. RATE $2.00 PER 2 COL. INCH LISTING 8th St. 6:00 Test Pattern 6:55 Sign On & Program Previews 7:00 Today—NBC 7:25 Weather Man 7:30 Todas—NBC 7:55—World News 8:00 Today—NBC 8:00 Front Page Dctcctive 9:30 Religion and Life 9:45 Sheilah Graham Show—...

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Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — Armored Sentinel — 24 March 1955

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Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — Armored Sentinel — 24 March 1955

Page Ten HI-BACK WAC Offers Opportunities To Qualified College Grads An intensive program to acquaint young college women with oppor­ tunities which exist for direct of­ ficer commissions in the Women's Army Corps will be undertaken starting this month Lt. General I. D. White Fourth Army command­ er. announced today. He said that the Army each year requires a small number of care­ fully selected young women for di­ rect commissions to fill continuing reeds but that it has been found that many qualified women college graduates are unaware of the op­ portunities available to them in the WAC. To fully inform young college women about opportunities for di­ rect officer commissions two Rice Settee Institute graduates now serving as WAC officers will visit college cam puses throughout the Fourth Army area comprising Arkansas Louisi­ an a N xi O ah a a Texas. They are Major Mary McDonald of Tyler Tex. and 1st Lt. Shirley R. Heinze of Houston Tex. Major McDonald also holds a law degree from...

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Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — Armored Sentinel — 24 March 1955

Thursday March 24 1955 -r 1 '-v./ Hibiscus diamonds set In 14K gold *110°° Autographic Self-winding with exclusive Reserve Power Gauge. *89*0 MAJ. GENERAL THOMAS J. H. TRAPNELL commanding gen­ eral of the Fourth Armored Division (second from left) inspects the operational maintenance equipment of a 105mm self-propel­ led howitzer during the annual General Inspection of the 94th Armored Field Artillery Battalion last week. Accompanying Gen­ eral Trapnell on the inspection of Battery "A" are: Lt. Samuel O'Neal battery executive officer Lt. Col. George H. Rochman di­ vision inspector general Capt. Henry Bruns battery commander and Lt. Col. Francis E. Kramer battalion commander. (U.S. Army Photo by Regeon) Electronic Device Spots Mortars WASHINGTON (ANF) Station­ ary "saucers" with built-in elec­ tronic eyes can be used by he Army to detect the source of hid­ den enemy mortars in combat. These "saucers" with super sight —officially known as counter-mor­ tar radars—track mortar shells in...

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Page 12 [Newspaper Page] — Armored Sentinel — 24 March 1955

Page Twelve when it is needed. This combat-wounded soldier in Korea wanted to say something: (to the folks back home—but couldn't write. A Red Cross worker in a field hospital became the link between the soldier and his family. She Is one of over 700 Red Cross workers serving overseas. Red Cross Furnishes Aid In Emergencies One of the many services of the I the situation at home. A doctor's American Red Cross to the soldier recommendation needed stat- is providing correct information -ng Nothing can be so discouraging as not to know. For example con­ sider this actual case history taken he of he or Retf Cross office of a soldier who did not have the facts—and near­ ly made a mistake that would have changed the course of his life. This soldier received a letter from his parents on February 21 1955 stating that his father had suffered a light heart stroke. The f£ftnily was very worried and re­ quested the soldier's presence. The soldier immediately contact­ ed the Red Cross office her...

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Page 13 [Newspaper Page] — Armored Sentinel — 24 March 1955

Thursday March 24 1955 SFC JAMES' L. STEPHENS Sgt. Stephens Takes Corps Recruiting Post After returning from his 20 day reenlistment leave on February 22 SFC James L. Stephens 28 of Morgan Texas assumed his posi­ tion on the III Corps reenlistment am. Sergeant Stephens who just re- enlisted at this station for three years was originally inducted into the Army March 29 1945 at Fort Bliss. He took his basic training at Camp Wolters Tex. and then went to Fort Ord Calif where he reenlisted for a year and was sent to Marburg Germany where he joined the 30th Inf. Reg. until July 1946. In July he was transferred to the Constabulary in Wetzler Germany and he remained there as Regi­ mental Message Center Chief until November of that year when he re­ turned to the States and was dis­ charged. "I had been out of the Army for a little over a year when I de­ cided that the Army looked better to me than civilian life so on Feb­ a 2 1 9 4 8 I am to Hood and renelisted for the 4005th" said Sergeant...

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Page 14 [Newspaper Page] — Armored Sentinel — 24 March 1955

Page Fourteen DIRECTING THE MOVEMENT of an M62 five ton wreaker M-Sgt. Albert F. Castagnoli armorment section chief of the 87th Ordnance Company prepares to exercise and clean the inside of the gun tube. In order to have the gun tube level and still reach the wrecker an iron frame with a piece of hardwood had to be mount­ ed on the wrecker. The wrecker then moves backward forcing the tube back ai:i allowing a crewman to clean and put a coat of grease of a portion of the inside barrel. With the development of this device by a Corps Ordnance civilian this process can now be completed in 20 minutes. In the past over an hour was required. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Tobin) Driver Who Violates Traffic Laws Is Courting Disaster Have you ever chuckled at the fellow who cheats at solitaire? If you have you'll probably be Interested in the views expressed today by Capt. Ronald R. Baugh- man Safety Officer of the First Armored Division as he discussed the know and obey traffic laws program which...

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Page 15 [Newspaper Page] — Armored Sentinel — 24 March 1955

Thursday March 24 1955 LEGALS Legal Directory A-t NEIL E. CLINKENBEARD Attorney at Law 415 N. Gray Killeen Ph. 1861 SAULSBURY SKELTON EVERTON BOWMER AND COURTNEY Attorneys At Law lemple. Texas First Nat'l Bldg. Ph. 3-52o4 ANNOUNCEMENT"" DINING DANCING AMUS Fort Hood. Reservations may be made bv calling the mess secretary. Emone 8-321. J__ RENTALS HOUSES FURNISHED C-3 FOR RENT: ONE TWO AND THREE bedroom apartments. S55.00. 565 a(nd Sio. All- bills paid. Marjorie Baker} Baker Drug. Copperas Cove Texas. MISC. FOR RENT C-6 FOR RENT: TRAILER LOT 80 (BY 40 uqiet private parking adults only. Coun­ tryside Trailer Park two miles jsouth oi Killeen on Highway 440. FOR RENT: PRIVATE TRAILER! SPACE modern near school and close I to shop­ ping center. Floyd Bishop Box 297 Cop- peras Cove or call 3701. Kileen. »)R RENT: PRIVATE TRAILER SPACE modern near school and close to shop­ ping center. Floyd Bishopt Box 297. Copperas Cove or call 3701 .Killeen. REAL ESTATE i'KOPY FOS SALE FOR SALE: TWO BEDR...

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Page 16 [Newspaper Page] — Armored Sentinel — 24 March 1955

Page Sixteen Through our doors pass LIKE NEW CUSTOM. FULLY EQUIPPED A GOOD CAR I| .-lV... CHECK THESE USED CAR VALUES 1954 FORD TUDOR 1954 FORD FORDOR 1954 Plymouth 4 Door Belvedere. One owner extra clean 1951 FORD TUDOR With heater and overdrive 1946 Pontiac Two Door MANY MORE CARS NOT LISTED Killeen Highway At The Circle Phone 726 OPEN UNTIL 9 P. M. 7 DAYS A WEEK 1295 1595 1595 $ *650 150 THE ARMORED SENTINEL FORT HOOD TEXAS •ni MORE AUTOMOBILE SHOPPERS ANY OTHER DEALER'S IN BELL COU FOR AS LITTLE AS $ ED CANTRELL New Officers NO DOWN PAYMENT ED CANTRELL MOTOR CO INC. BELTON TEXAS Authorized Dealer & WHY DON'T YOU FOLLOW THE CROWD to ED CANTRELL MONTH LOW INTEREST RATES-LONG TRADE-INS MOTOR CO. Inc. IN BELTON TAKE YOUR CHOICE FROM THE BEST SE­ LECTION OF NEW FORDS AND USED CARS IN CENTRAL TEXAS. BETTER PRICE BETTER TRADE-INS YOU CAN OWN A NEW FORD 53 66 PER WITH ONLY $300 down UP TO 30 MONTHS TO PAY Gives you your choice from a complete selection Give you a better price and a ...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Armored Sentinel — 31 March 1955

VOL. 9 No. 13 With heavy pay-day contributions yet to be included in the official tabulation Fort Hood's 1955 Red Cross drive stands at $8545.49 ac­ cording to Lt. Col. Robert M. All- geier commanding officer 720th Militai'y Police Battalion and gen­ eral chairman of the drive. Still holding a commanding lead in the three way race to the highly- desired 100 per cent membership goal is the Fourth Armored Di­ vision followed by III Corps Non- Divisional units and the First Ar­ mored Division. At presstime Lt. Col. John H. I Carter chairman for the Fourth re iv is on re or a $4611.77 has been raised in contri­ butions by the men of the division. Still in second place are the Non- divisional units grouped under the III Corps with contributions amounting to $2740. The First Armored Division re­ mains in the third position with con­ tributions totaling $1193.63 but after today's heavy contributions are totaled "Old Ironsides" is ex­ pected to make up for lost ground in its drive to 100 pe...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Armored Sentinel — 31 March 1955

Page Two By MERLIN FISHER The communications network in wartime can be the balance which means victory or defeat. As one of the most distinguished battalions in the Signal Corps the 53rd Signal Battalion (Corps) proved itself in World War to be a balance to­ ward victory. Since the battalion was reactivated at Fort Hood in September of 1954 the 53rd has also compiled an enviable peace­ time record giving communication and signal support to III Corps. The mission of the battalion is to provide signal communications for corps headquarters and corps units to provide photographic serv­ ice signal supply and field main­ an of a corps units. The battalion is also PRIVATE CHARLES A. HAR- STEAD lineman from the 53rd Signal Bn. attaches an S-4 line to one of the 749 poles erected during the recent exercise. The wire at the left carries the pow­ er supply of 1700 volts for the line. (U.S. Army Photo by Miller) 53rd Signal Bn. Has Built Enviable Record Of Service equipped to act as infantry wh...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Armored Sentinel — 31 March 1955

Thursday March 31 1955 Presented in recognition of "con­ tributions to a better understand­ ing of the American Way of Life during 1954" the award went to KCEN-TV for the First Armored show "Invitation to Music" pro­ duced in September 1954. The half-hour program now call­ ed 'Old Ironsides' Reports' is presented regularly over KCEN-TV. Built on a "back to school" theme the award-winning show concerned the return of two col­ lege men to "the halls of ivy" for a new school year. Besides the two character parts the program also included a singing quartet a solo­ ist and a combo from the First Armored Division band. Three "information" spots during the program dealt with non-com­ missioned officer schooling within the Division sniper training and safety education. The show was written and di­ rected by Corporal Bruce C. Pen­ nington Kansas City Missouri. Cpl. Pennington's father Mr. Dwight Pennington Feature Editor of the Kansas City Star received a "George Washington Honor Medal" nd s...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Armored Sentinel — 31 March 1955

Page Four TOW'XSEM) FIEIiD ALICE GOR.MLEY 122 East 42na Street Alcohol mm I'nnllsheo in th« interest of the military ana civilian personnel at Fort Hood Texan every Thursday by the Temple Sales Circular Company Temple. Texas. Policies and statemonih reflecte. lu the news and editorial columns represent views of the individual writers and under nc circumstances are to be considered those of the Department of the Army. Advertisements In this publication do not constitute an endorsement by the JPepartmeni of Defense of the products or services advertised. All news matter for publication should be went to the Public Information Office. Armored Sentinel. Fort Hood telephone 3200 This publication receives Armed For»es Press Service material and papers are authorized to reprint non-eopyriehted AFPS material without written permlss-on from AFPS. Advertising copy should be sent to: Business Office. P.O. Box 419. Temple. Texas. Subscription of I post. $3-00 per year: $1.00 for three months. D...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Armored Sentinel — 31 March 1955

Thursday March 31 1955 MAJ. GEN. PATRICK J. The Army Corps of Engineers has a nationwide organization ready to meet the challenge of any emergency or disaster. ALTAR BOYS LEAD THE PROCESSIONAL before the solemn high mass celebrated last Sunday by Maj. Gen. Patrick J. Ryan Chief of Chaplains. Members of the Knights of Columbus from Temple Texas formed an honor guard. The large congregation which attended completely filled Sports Arena No. 1. (U.S. Army Photo by Dowmer) RYAN Chief of Chaplains Department of the Army (right) moves toward the altar in the solemn high mass which he celebrated last Sunday morning at Sports Arena No. 1. He is preceded by Chaplain (Major) William S. Staudt Assist­ ant 4th Armored Division Chaplain. (U.S. Army Photo by Dow­ ner). The Army's aim in its current dog training program is to supply each infantry division on active duty with one scout dog platoon. FOR WBS&Em !i!W^jj !!!^'!!!!!!!!!m §111= HIGH-SPEED 8 "FASTER! 1404 WEST ADAMS AVE. ON HI-WAY 81 &...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Armored Sentinel — 31 March 1955

Page Six All Army Meet 1st Armd. Boxers Win Eight Titles Hopes for a successful defense of the Fourth Army Boxing Crown moved more into ^he realistic stage for Fort Hood today as ten post as on in ha pi on in a of a packed five day post elimination boxing tournament at Sports Arena No. 1. The Hood champs will put their title on line at Fort Sill April 3-7 in the Fourth Army meet. The championship team includes a pair of defending Fourth Army titlists and a host of newcomers to title honors. The First Armored Di­ vision made a one sided sweep of the meet by claiming eight weight crown and the team trophy with the Fourth Armored Division fill­ ing two other slots. Fourth Army Champ Last years fourth Army light welterweight champ Robert John­ son cemented his place in the light­ weight ranks by jabbing out a con­ vincing decision over Danny Wil- so. Johnson a representative of the First Transportation and Sup­ ply Battalion of the First Armored used his master boxing skill and apparent...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Armored Sentinel — 31 March 1955

Thursday March 31 1955 48 Individual Trophies Presented Fourth Armored Division athletes were rewarded for their achieve­ ments in the division bowling and basketball tournaments in a form­ al award ceremony last Friday aft­ ernoon. Major General Thomas J. H. Trapnell Fourth Armored com­ mander presented individual tro­ phies to 48 soldiers in addition to trophies to the first and second place teams in the various leagues. Leading off the presentations was the Division Basketball Champion­ ship Trophy to Captain Teddy B. Tunnell coach of the 704th Tank Battalion. The tank unit also re­ ceived a trophy for taking top hon­ ors in the Western League. Receiving individual awards were: Capt. Tunnell Lt. Herschel R. Tolson Pfc. Rex S. Malone Cpl. Earl D. Townsend Pvt. Kenneth W. Butler Cpl. Jack L. Brannon Cpl. James M. Burge Pvt. Walter O. Hetzels PFC. Louis Green Pvt. Percival Nicholas PFC Garth W. fcallman PFC Tommy R. Collins "FC Leo Sutton PFC Richard Duncan and Pvt. Cy Severson. Lt....

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