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and em a dis in sta first 1945, Association the The The 16: t - i S K .28 .12 .04 1.84 1.2 .01 .29 .05 CO .03 .05 8.55 LT. COL. JOHN V. BEIRN MIDDLETOWN OFFICERS PROMOTED Four Majors stationed at the Middletown Air Technical Services Command have been promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Lieutenant Colonel, the War Department announced today. They are Lt. Col. Bayes W. Bishop; Lt, Col. Kenneth M. Clark; Lt. Col. John U. Beirn, and Lt. Col. Leroy J. Spahr. Col. Bishop, a native of Vir ginia, was called to active duty in 1941 as a second lieutenant, and was assigned to Langley Field, Va.; Greneir Field, N. H.; and Syracuse Air Base, N. Y., before coming to the MATSC in Feb ruary, 1943 as assistant Ordnance Officer. His present position is that of Ordnance Officer, which he has held since last February. Col. Clark has been chief of the Control Section of the Supply Division Division since last January. Sta tioned at Olmsted Field since September, 1943, he was formerly office equipment supply officer at AAF headquarters in Washington. A native of Boston, he was a teacher in the Sanwich, JY. H., High School before being called to active duty in August, 1941. , LT. COL. LEROY J. SPAHR Col. Beirn, stationed at Middle town since June, 1942, has served as Chief of Civilian Training, Spe' cial Projects Officer, Special Staff Officer of the Engine Repair Of fice, and is at present, Chief of Methods and Procedures Section. He entered the Army in March, 1942 as a first .lieutenant, was promoted to captain in January, 1943, and to major in October, 1943. He is a native of Col. Spahr, a native of Harris burg, was employed at the MATSC from April, 1919 to 1942 when as Property and Supply Clerk, he received a direct commission as captain. He attended OTS at Miami, in August, 1942, returning to Middletown, and. was promoted to major in August, 1943. Hukdel -

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  1. Harrisburg Telegraph,
  2. 19 Jul 1945, Thu,
  3. Page 13

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