Cumberland Sunday Times from Cumberland, Maryland on October 1, 1944 · Page 12
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Cumberland Sunday Times from Cumberland, Maryland · Page 12

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TWELVE SUNDAY TIMES, CUMBERLAND, MD., SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1, L - --' - V. : --.. '^«» ;'^r -••'.* ^ -. -v '•- m ' w-^*, Sunday Times Visits Nearby Bedford -Springs'"Nava » - X • C.7- ,-- : • , >.. ;- . - ; . Co.-16-44. which: Cumberland. The training course, graduated last :Monday at the,.TJ. S. Naval' Training. School .(radio), Bedford'= Springs, Pa., 29; miles north (rf. crease everV-.two.weeKs. Approsimately 50 from the radio school at;HolHday s bur ff ,ra.v.were graduated last Monday with, the class pictured above N directed by the Keystone SchooU, Inc., has turned out thousands of-radio/specialists for the Navy in two The 'officers in the center (second row) constitute the commissioned personnel of the school. ' '• ' . . n . , , _ , ,, ^ tw * weck *' but '** ™ more me ^ a « b «!"P assigned to the school, the final class will be sent out in late Decem- Cumberland has been the popular.weck.-cnd merca of the sailors, as many as 300 to 400 spending Salurdav nlpht and Sundav here. ber. Pe*k S t«de«t popuUitlon reaehed approxunately 1^00. There are about 800 at the school since Co. 16 moved out, and the number will de- ers got the impression that this was a seaport as there were more sailors than soldiers oh th. streets over weekends. ', Top picture was taken during one of (he summer inspections, and •ther view above'jfives some Idea of the crowded ctassrooms In which •elected X*vy men are'prepared to do specialist whrk in radio. Most of the Instructor* are civilians. Here are the men who direct the. big Naval'Training School at Bedford Springs, photographed as they reviewed.the regimental drill last Monday. The civilian is Stanley G. Stroup, president of Keystone Schools, Inc. Next to him is Lieut. Commander C. B. Boocock, commanding officer for the Navy At this training center. The other J<favy men are the executive officer, chaplain and doctor. ' . Some of.the sailors are here lined .-up aiony U;'S. 2ZO, 1 which links Cumberland and Bedford. Top pic- tore shows "the transformation at the main entrance to the famous old Bedford Springs Hotel. There is a sentry box; the porches have been enclosed, and a contingent of sailors is'about to embark on buses 'to Cumberland. ' ' - ,. ... . .... .., •. • . . •• •-.•• - •- . - •- . .. • -, A rcfimeritrt! review •prrc'eded the «rndur»t»»n «BX«rcf5e.| last Monday. Across a .wctlon of the<IR-hnIe |folf.coi;r*e marches 9<W Mllrtrs headed by. tlie .bnnit and tlic colors. /^ small crowii ofcivlllins witnessed the ceremonies, special passes belnjc ' - •' ' '••• - With a chief petty officer. dlrec4ln(t "traffic, 11 these student sailors move In for Iheir evenlnit "chow." ??*vy iliscipllne preT«ih!'»< the though most of tfve Instructors »re civilian*. A banijntt Is served to ««oh gradua.tlnf cl»ss. V? •''' 1 - il & % tfi 0

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