Lt Caldwell in Lubbock

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PAGE FOURTEEN—-THE LUBBOCK AVALANCHE-JOURNAL Many Officers At SPAAF Are Texans , Prom Oklahoma to the Gulf and from New Mexico to Arkansas and Louisiana, sons .of the Lone Star s'.ate are now serving in key positions at South Plains Army Air field. In administrative posts, on the line, in the hospital and in numerous numerous other duties, officers who call Texas home are playing prominent roles in the advancement advancement of the glider program. There are almost'half a hundred hundred towns, communities and cities such as Houston, Dallas, San Antonio Antonio and Austin which have contributed contributed officers now in service at' SPAAF. Wray Is Executive Officer Holding one of the more important important positions on the post is Uncle Sam's giant cargo and troop-carrying gliders are kept flying at' SPAAF is Major Jack Payne of El Paso, who as operations operations officer, supervises much of the actual flying operations almost continuously under way at the field. Major Payne works with SPAAF's own separate tow-plane unit which is made up of ace pilots from all over the nation, many of them from Texas, products products of flying fields over the state. Includes Instructors The list includes flying instructors instructors in light"plane training, tow- plane pilots, service pilots and glider instructors. Scurry Planning To Stage Annual Rodeo SNYDER, May 15 (Special)— Scurry county, despite war-time restrictions and cancellation of rodeos in various sections of the state, wiil stige its.seventh annual annual rodeo here July 1, 2, 3 and 4, officers of the Scurry County Rodeo association have announced. This year's boots and saddle roundup, association officials vot- eJ, will be carried along a patriotic patriotic theme, and U. S. war bonds and stamps will be given as prizes. prison officer. Chaplain Felix M. Gresham Is an Austin man, holding Protestant services at the post chapel each Sunday. Lt. Carol F. Caldwell of Amn- rillo, is an assistant personnel officer officer at the post. Pilots Outnumber Oth«rs ^Because flying is the business New For Two Coffey have Lt. Corps Illinois is former Mr. Bay Camp . Lt. Shippensburg,- also college to a. A

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  1. Lubbock Avalanche-Journal,
  2. 16 May 1943, Sun,
  3. Page 14

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