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 - FIRST RECRUITS—J. D. Mackey, left and Onas L,...
FIRST RECRUITS—J. D. Mackey, left and Onas L, Vickers are shown as Staff Sgt. H. L. Grernillion accepted- them Thursday morning for enlistment in the Army. Mackey, who has just turned 18, is the son of Mrs. Lola Mulchings, Sun-.ner, Rl. 2. Vickers, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lem Vickers of Blossom, is re-enlisting after five years' service. Both men will be in for throe years, and both chose the Air Corps. —By Stuff Photographer In addition to three-year enlistments which provide a choice of service branch, the Army now accepts for one-year enlistment men with six months' service. They m.iy not, however, choose their branch, ns three-year enlistees may, Mackey nnd Vickers are the first men to enlist in Paris through the recruiting program directed by Capt. Henry Grave. Office of the- recruiting detail is to be in the Legion Building, current site of the 22nd Street USO Club. •

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  1. The Paris News,
  2. 11 Oct 1945, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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