Dan Elsey participates with Tech Drill Team in 1958

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Dan Elsey participates with Tech Drill Team in 1958 - ech Drill Team /isits Bessemer .BESSEMER --...
ech Drill Team /isits Bessemer .BESSEMER -- MacArthur's En- ineers, the drill team of the Army 'teserve Officer Training Corps, of ne Michigan College of Mining and "technology, of 'Houghton. thrilled ind amused A. D. Johnston High jchool students, yesterday, by ncir brilliant performance in a r.ecisioo drill exhibition. The drili team, organized eight -ears ago, has .won an enviable ·ccord in competition, in which it ·as first entered in 1955. In 1956 , ley won third place in the Pur- i iue-Invitational meet, and on 1 -this } a sis, received an invitation to :ompete in the national competi- j ion during the annual Cherry j .Jlossom Festival in W a s h i ng- i .on D, C..-where they won f i f t h ] olace National honors. i Last year, the team won first I iace in the Chicago Drill team i competition, the outstanding drill [ .·ompetition -in the midwest region, I n which teams of about" 22 eges take part. . j * '* '*. " . ' The 1958 edition of MacArthur's j E n g i n e e r s , although · m a d e i up largely of new recruits, has to j date, won third place in the Purdue I Jniversity competition, in w h i c h .cams of 12 colleges took part, -adet Carl Avers, -contributed to _ the honor of the team by winning j the second place trophy in individ- ! ual competition against 56 com-1 ictitors. · ' : ' · " · · " ' On A p r i l 11, the team is ;cheduled to enter competition in the midwest regional, to defend their first place championship. The staff of the visiting team, entertained the audience. T h r was received by Cadet Lt. C o 1. S cadets survived the drill. j Bur^rank Marczak. A. D. Johnston! The spectators were thrilled by SOTC Battalion commander, Cadet j the serious exhibition of precision tfaj. William Brown, executive j drill, in which the team brilliantly fficer. and -Cadet Ma j. Richard ! executed the commands of t h Hoffner, plans and training offi- j drill master, in a series of :er. ' . j cision drill sequences. · j success. It is requested that " Lt. - Franklin. Q.--· Mikle, officer j The team was made up of idvisor of MacArthur's Engineers, j of the 24 drill team members'. who is assistant PMST of t h e } The personnel p r e s e n Tech Army ROTC, reviewed the i Cadets Barry G. Tought. d r i listory of the team, and. t h e i r !m a s t e r of 3ast record. " George LaBlonde. Ironwood. Roger :-1 Stokes, East Jordon,. Frank Pal- , " -1 mm DRILL OFFICERS--Officers of Engineers, Arrny ROTC drill College of Mining and Technology ajid officers of the Bessemer : unit's drill team pose for a performance by both units at the High School Tuesday. The Houghton Members of the teama were pre- :ented by Sgt. John Bowers, N. C, luconi. Bill Verette, and Don D, advisor, and ROTC staff mem- anelli. of Iron Mountain, Joe oer. · . - 1 ielewskft Detroit; . Dave Martin,' ;The team, presented a striking land Dan Elsey, Lincoln P a r ippearance in its uniforms of trop- j Mich.; Joe Osterout. Sault i'cal khaki shirts, forest gr e e n j Marie; Bill Johnson. South. lng .TOusers. red scarves and acces- | Truman Smith, SherriH, N. sorics. topped by silver helmets. '.. Drill Mas'ter Cadet Barry G. ·Koyght. greatly impressed t h e : Bruce Burgan; Hougbton; C a r 1 Avers, Algonac, Mich.; A 11 o n LaForge, Hudson; Larry Piche, in and James Susted of Birmingham, Mich. spectators by his masterful, pre- Neadeu, Mich.; Craige Edwards, cise commands and forceful per- Racine, Jim Bieswanger, Calumet; fqrmance. * * *

Clipped from Ironwood Daily Globe02 Apr 1958, WedPage 5

Ironwood Daily Globe (Ironwood, Michigan)02 Apr 1958, WedPage 5
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