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 - o fo I Area Guards Rate High In Training...
o fo I Area Guards Rate High In Training Highest rating ever given a National Guard unit training at Camp Irwin, Calif., .was received by Southeast Idaho's Secood Battalion, 116lh Armored Cavalry which includes thrco Pocatello companies, camp officials reported. Two of Hie battalion units received superior ratings, three excellent ratings, and one a very satisfactory rating. They were inspected by U. Col, Hichnnl A d a m s , Regular Army of- ficer assigned as adviser to the California National Guard, Superior ratings were given the battalion staff, and Headquarters and Headquarters Company of Pocatello. Excellent ratings went to F Company, Pocatello; D Company, Blackfoot and E Company, ncxburg, and the very satisfactory rating was given to the Howitzer Company, Preston. The 300 men of the battalion, commanded by Major Paul II. Jones, returned Saturday and Sunday from Camp Irwin after two weeks of training there. Members of the battalion were taken to Los Angeles by Army for one weekend during the slay at the eamp. China's Manchu dynasty was overthrown in 1911 by the forces of Dr. Sun Yot-sen. Journal Classified Ads Get Results

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  1. Idaho State Journal,
  2. 27 Jun 1957, Thu,
  3. Page 12

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