William Taylor Bradford
to Ann they cadet has Unit un" CHRISTY NEW HEAD OF CAP First Lt. George J. Christy, formerly of Harlirsgen, has been appointed 'commanding officer of the Corpus Christ! squadron of the Civil Air Patrol. Maj. Wade Pennington, who had been Â· serving as' squadron commander on loan 'from the staff of CAP Group 22, has returned to his post in the group. Lt. Col. William T. Bradford, group commander, reported today. Christy, a CAP member for six years, was one of three men who arganized the Harlingen CAP unit. 3e served as executive officer of the Harlingen squadron before moving to Corpus Cliristi. j Now residuig at 4222 Clinton, [flmsty is local representative for Jie Metallic Building Co. A veteran of service in the Air Force during World War II, he obtained :n"s pilot's licenses after he returned to civilian life and has accumulated approximately 3,000 hours in the air. He has urged all members and ex-members of the Corpus Christi squadron to attend the next meeting at 8 p. m. Tuesday at Cuddihy Field. After tomorrow night's meeting, regular squadron meetings will tie held at Air Force Reserve headquarters, 303 Mesquite, instead of at Cuddihy Field, Christy said. Facilities of the Air Force Reserve will be available for use by CAP MARINE NEWS unable brought with possible mere M 40- P a d r e vnls: Kate Malloi- Barges LSC 304, 317 3or. Pet ~ from Houston. Otco Bnyway; Oil Transter Corp., [rom LT. GEORGE J. CHRISTY and interesting Air Force films will be shown at all, squadron meetings. Christy also announced that a series of regular social -events for CAP members will begin next day with a barbecue at the Flour Bluff Recreation Center. The new squadron commander also announced that the CAP's linktrainer will fee kept at Cud dihy Field for rental to private pilots and for other uses there Also, Cnddihy will remain the of operations for the squadron anc Group 22. The local CAP squadron now eludes approximately 70 members Christy said membership in the _ CAP is open to men and women irom 5 ?^ r usioS t " ro " IC " lSm ir?g " sportatl Â°Â° c Â»--jover 14Vi years of age. with thos 14M: to 18 designated as CAP Cadets. Senior members are eljg ible to take courses offered by Air Force's Air University ex New York. QuUvlctor; St. Jo. Ftn. Gu!f Oil Corp., from Port Five Forks; National Bulk Carriers; from Boston. Mar Negro: Boyd-Campbcll Co., Brownavtllo Ksso Siirovcport; J. S, Burrows, Haven. Conn. from from . . Tug Lydia H Bartrea RTC Mcx TowinR Co.. from Texas i. 2: TexCity: .. Mary Ma Hoy Barges LSC 4(1. Al, 42; Anderson Petroleum. Transportation Co.. from TCXBS City In Tort: n.-irgos t!BL J71 ABL 302 rnmroEc Alar .N'cpro Ijssa Shroveport Barges LSC 301, 31T Barces I^SC W. 41, 43 Barrel KTC 1. 2 Lliui; Boyd-Cnmntjell Co.. T:ig SouUitanrt Barges JIH John L Hay Co.. to Chicago. ""Â·- Jean s Barges LSC lo Houston T. S3, SS: 33.34; Â·* . "* f^i, . " Â«*n pÂ»vÂ£Â» jLj^a,. ou On!iÂ£4 . Lake Chnries Towing Co., to Beaumont! Five forks: National Bulk"CaÂ°rr1ers. w xork. Triton; U. S. Coast Guard. Cult Oil Corp.. to New York. tO SM. (iLi.i'vlctor tension course institute^ Col. Bradford also announcec that Maj. Robert McRoberts group training officers, has organ ized a coordinated training pro gram to toe followed by all units in the group in 1954. An official auxiliary of the Aii Force, the CAP, the 'colonel said is available at all times for scarci and rescue missions, or for othei service in the event of emer- encies. The group recently set a new record for continuous flying time and man-hours on the ground bj- support units in the search for a drowning victim off Padre Island.