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14 Jun 1955
Mitchell Makes Assignments For Officers I Brig. Gen. S. H. Mitchell, adjutant general, t o d a y nounced duly asignments for of- ficers of his staff during the t\\o-wpck field training ment of the Montana guard. The annual training encamp- national 1 period opened Sunday at Camp J. ac \rnnson, w i t h about 2.350 rn^n from t h r o u c h o u t assembling at Foil William Harrison I cause of his success Mitchcll is the comm?nder, .litchcll is the comm?nder, Col. E. K. Cheadle of Billings d e s deputy post commander. Lt. Charles W. Casper is execume officer. I award four times, the Department heads are as lows: S-l, personnel and admin-j jstrative--Maj. Robert A. Keyes:j i S2, intelligence--Lt. Col. H. Morris: S-3. plans and training-Capt. Gilbert V. Warren; S4. t j Â·ITl^t Capt. Berton L. Amsberry: ant S-3--Capt. Gernt K. Leppink:] S-4. Capt. James assistant King; Assistant finance officer -- Kenneth G. Gneb: army aviation, officer--Capt. James F. Barf-1flown knecht; legal and claims officer --1st Lt. John Risken; post theatre officer and club officer --1st Lt. George A. Kramer; headquarters detachment commandant--1st Lt. E. M. Mosher.l Mitchell was informed t h a Maj. Gen. Edward C. Erickson.j chief of the national guard reau at Washington, D. C . arrive at Fort Harison the part of this week to informally| inspect field training. j . Maj. Gen. William F. Dean, deputy commander of the Sixth army, Presidio of San Francisco. vrHl inspect field training for commanding general June 21. Dean, former prisoner of -war Korea and recipient of the congressional medal of honor, also was here last year. Units of the 154th field artil- lery group, commanded by Lt j Col. Mayhew Y. Foster of Mis-1 soula, studied basic survey op- erations and traversing today. Radio sections studied radio net operations and discipline; fire direction centers prepared firing charts and studied firing missions; and cannoneers prepared 105 and 155 howitzers for firing and traveling. Other units continued basic training nad maintenance work. Captain Barfknecht. army aviation officer, and Maj. Harold tocks left today for Stockton, r , d Calif., to pick up an L-20 craft for observation. 3:30 0 - clock __