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28TH DIVISION SOLDIERS GET MONTHLY PAY, IN CALIFORNIA Spe:ial to The Couriei. CAMP IRWIN, Cal., Oct. 11. -Units of the Army Finance Corps ·have teamed up to lick the 2,500 toiles separating the 28th '.'Keystone" Division, and its three hard- training regimental tank 'companies,'', 'whose men lined up at Camp Irwin pay tables last week to collec: their monthly envelopes. Preparations for the tankers' ,jMqjave Desert pay Vere begun, according to finance officials, when .pay"records from the 28th's.home " ·tation at' Camp Atterbury, Ind., ·were enclosed with personnel data ''*ccbnip:inying each man for the ·ix-week tank' training mission at the Army's new Armored Combat · Tirainih:? Area here. · With the turn of the month, the · -Sixth Army fir^·"'··=· section, which pays soldiers in the West Coast ·-area, took over the job of ex, chequer for the three companies ;.nf the 28th Division who arrived here Sapfc 12. , "We just pulled out -the pay records and sent them in to the Camp [Twin 'Finance Office," said Warrant Officer .Charles R. Beatty, ' 125 Gi'3son Terrace, Connellsville, Pa., unit administrator and personnel officer for the 110th Regimental T^ank Company whose home iirmory was in Connellsville before the unit was called ·{o Federal duty last year. "They com-j puted the pay total for each man? and produced the pay roll." 'The money, post finance officials MARK- 50TH MARKING 50TH ANNIVERSARY of the Henry Fonda, Elizabeth Taylor, candle Rt Golden Jubilee luncheon added, arrived at the 637,000 prime armored force training center, in a guarded jeep convoy from a bank in Barstow, Cal., 37 miles distant from Camp The men of the 110th, many them former National Guardsmen from the Connellsville and Pittsburgh area, received payment regular folding money -- from dollar to $20 bills. Silver dollars, however, are readily available nearby towns.

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  1. The Daily Courier,
  2. 11 Oct 1951, Thu,
  3. Page 9

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