Clipped From Idaho State Journal
- J u n e Krn- a Mrs. Mrs. and S. a Mrs. boy. Guard to Train At Desert Some 300 Pocatello area men leave jobs, homes and families Friday for two weeks of training at Ihe Army's Camp Irwin, Calif. They arc members of the nallplion. llGfli Armomt Cavalry, Idaho National Gu;ird which includes F, Tank and Headquarters compnnies h o r c, D Company, Blnekfoot, E Company, Rexburg and Howitzer Company, Preston. Abnut 30 men, taken from of the units, left at noon Tuesday fnr (lie training base under Capl. Carl 1.. Isaacson la prepare quar- lers and facilities fnr the batlalian and set up n tank gunnery A convoy of 50 of the battalion's vehicles carrying equipment, and s-ipplies will leave from the armory at 7 a.rrc. Friday and rest of the men will [cave by chartered bus Friday afternoon. U will be the first visit to Irwin, in southern California's Mojave Desert, for F nnd Headquarters companies, which trained year al Gowen Field, Ilojse. The Second Battalion and the MStli Armored Field Artillery lalion are the only Idaho Notional Guard units not in Ihcir first of summer [mining now at Among unils there are Pocatcllo's Â·15th Army Land. '