William Taylor Bradford AND William Edward Bradford

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William Edward Bradford - of co- for were unit 801 4 South Texas KAR...
of co- for were unit 801 4 South Texas KAR Cadets Spot in 1954 Exchange 'Program JL . - O O Four South Texas cadets of the Civil Air Patrol flew to Dallas yesterday yesterday in hopes of qualifying for participation in the 1954 cadet exchange exchange program sponsored by the U. S. Air Force in cooperation with several foreign countries. Six CAP cadets will be chosen Location from Texas to join the 62 other CAP cadets from, over the United States who will participate in the summer's exchange program. Interviews The four South Texas cadets who went to DaHas yesterday for interviews interviews and examination by a special qualification board were: Cadet 1st L,f,. William V. Murray of Corpus Chrfstl; Cadet' 2nd Lt. Sarah Marie Longmire of Woods- horo. Cadet Capt. Joe Morris and Cadet 2nd Lt. Maria Guerrero, both of Brownsville. . The Air Force has been sponsoring sponsoring the exchange program since 1949, each summer sending a group of CAP cadets abroad in exchange for' piaying host in this country to a similar group of aviation-minded aviation-minded youth from the coun- tries visited by the American boys and girls. The expense-paid program program gives the youths a 30-day visit to some foreign country and to such U. S. possessions as Alaska Alaska and Hawaii. Unkoivn Just where the Texas cadets will go this summer, and the date of the exchange program ha've not yet been announced. It is held annually, annually, however, in July. Col. W. T. Bradford, group commander commander who is sponsoring Lts. Longmire and Murray, said the Texas wing of CAP will play host to students from Mexico this summer. summer. It was host to a group of Turkish students last year. The group of South Texas cadets cadets went to Dallas yesterday in a CAS transport plane piloted by Capt. R. J. Thode, Air Force liaison liaison officer for the Texas Wing of Civil Air Patrol. Critical Exam In Dallas, the group underwent the most critical kind of examination. examination. The group was judged on such points as knowledg of Amer- lican history, manners, military bearing, knowledge of the Civil Air Patrol and aviation and other characteristics important to students! who will be representing American youth abroad. In order, to be eligible to go before this examining board, each of the CAP cadets had to have attended at least one summer encampment encampment of the CAP cadets and meet certain other requirements. One Corpus Christi CAP cadet has participated in the exchange program previously. He was Col. Bradford's son, William E. Bradford, Bradford, now a freshman at Texas AM College who made, the trip in the summer of 1951. LAST DAY IS APRIL 15! STATE SAFETY INSPECTION Brine jour car In now -- avoid th» rush, MOREMAH'S £13 Shoreline FFi. 4-2478

Clipped from The Corpus Christi Caller-Times11 Apr 1954, SunPage 2

The Corpus Christi Caller-Times (Corpus Christi, Texas)11 Apr 1954, SunPage 2
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