5 Sept 1956 Las Cruces Sun News
to m i g h t - am have set i t from to n re let entranced a t le nto Captain Perkins . Is Ordered To Aciive Duty , Capt. Donald R. Perkins, Liaison Liaison Officer, 200th AAA, Group, New Mexico National Guard, has been ordered to active d u t y the army for training 1 ut Fort Bliss, Texws. Captain Perkins, a Las Cruces resident for the, past 13 years, will attend the A. A Control Electronics Super visors Course at the A n t i - A i r Artillery and Guided Missile Schoo at Fort BUSK, wilh classes scheduled scheduled to begin on September 10. While attending this school Captain Perkins will speiui sixteen sixteen weeks in the study if mathematics, electricity und basic electronics, electronics, nfter which lv will s four or five weeks doing detailed study on each of the major electronic electronic weapon directing sy.-ite.ms used in t h e army's anti-aircraft, artillery today. The course s expected expected to end at the beyinninj; next summer, Captain Perkins has iton a member of the N a t i o n a l since ItM". when he WAR released from active service afte-r Woild War 11. He wears the Army Commendation Kihhon for m c r l service In Korea, the World 11 Victory Medal, the German Occupation Medal, the Defense Service Service Medal, the Kornah Campaign Medal, the Reaerve Service Meda iml t h e United Nations Service Medal. C a p t a i n Perkins Is a of New Me.vico A.tM, where ie presently , taking courses wWch will lead to a master's degree, s married to the former Virginia Becker and they have four children. children. Karen, 'Trunk, Cynthia am K a t h r y n . Captain Perkins tin- local CummtMciiil Kt'pi e^t-n- t a t l v e for the Moimtalri Telephone Company for the Jast two years.