The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 18, 1952 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

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THURSDAY, -DEC. 18, 1952 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER News of Men In the Service - Cpl. John W. Welch, son of Mr. »nd Mrs. Jessie P. Welch of Osceo- 1«, to attending (he Second Armored Division Leadership School In G«rm»ny. •. Cpl. Welch, presently serving as ft mechanic, was chosen for the tchool '•» » potential non-commifi- •ioned officer. Cpl. Mvon Reynolds, son of Mr. • nd Mrs. Meal Reynolds, Blytheville, Rt. 4, has re-enlisted in the regular Army at his base at Eta Jima, Japan. • Cpl. Reynolds, who entered the Army In Nov., 1950, and has served at Eta Jima since August, 1951, will go to Austria following a leave in the U. S. 1 While serving with the 40ih Infantry Division in Korea, Pvt. Clee- tli E. Eubanks of Kenneti, Mo,, has been awarded the Combat Infantryman Badge for action under enemy fire. , • Pfe. Vernon L. Wheeler, son of Mr. and Mrs. Elizie L. Wheeler of Senath. Mo., recently was awarded the Combat Bayonet Badge while serving In Korea with ihe Seventh Infantry Division. A cook in the 32nd Infantry "Buccaneer" Regiment's company B Wheeler entered [he Armyiin Sept. 1061, and arrived in Korea in Marcl: 1952. He also wears the Combat Infantryman Badge and the Korean Service Ribbon with one campaign star. . Dover Lee Douglas, seaman apprentice, USN, Is serving aboard the USS Pailg, operating in Korean waters on continuous logistical support of U.N. troops. The Paste recently engaged in a EARNS CERTIFICATE — Kennie McCanless, USN, son'of Mrs. Irene White, 529 Lumerate, Blytheville, has earned a USAFI high school graduation certificate while .stationed in Japan, McCanless, who had only six years of formal education, acquired the 'certificate by passing General Education Development tests given by the Niivy. rescue operation u-hen six Japanese fishermen were saved. Douglas was personally congratulated for his part in the rescue optrations bj the ship's commanding officer, Capt L. L. Carver. Pic. Walter Johnson, son of Mrs. Verdie V. Johnson of 2112 Peabody ptreet, Blytheville, has completed a cour5e for field \\iremen at the Army's Eta Jima Specialist School in Japan. Pfc. Johnson, a member of the I"AGK SBYTH »th Infantry Regiment. ha* been In combat In KotM, and wears the Purple Heart. John P. Loflln, seaman, TJWff, ot Joiner, serving aboard the USS Agerholm, recently received a new rate. The Agerholm U operating with Carrier Task Force 77 off Korea conducting shore bombardments of the North Korean coastline. Attending the Tcleman School at he U. S. Naval Communication Station on Guam Is Carl W. Eth- ritige, seaman, USN, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Hughes of 101 East Ash, Blytheville. The Instruction at the school consists of a basic course In communications, ' Including the operation and maintenance of typewriters, teletypewriters, voice radio, electrical cipher machines, and cryptographic aids and devices used in coding and decoding messages. fxp*rim«ftt with NEW YORK (AP>— Htw OOW«ffUl antibiotics and drug: may result from research involving British beer, report* the British Information Eervlc« here. Two! miniature breweries, one of them designed In stainless steel, have been built for the experiments at the Brewing Research Center, Nutfield, Hampshire. Scientists from several countries, Including the United States, are observing tha tests. of Mre. Grace E. Edwards, 808 Enst Main Street. Blytheville. Is undergoing recruit training at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, Calif. Formerly a student at the University of Arkansas, Pvt. Edwards enlisted in the Marines last month. Sgt. James R. Smith. Jr.. son of James R. Smith, Sr. of Manila, was recently awarded the Commendation Ribbon with Metal Pendant for maintaining "the highest culinary standards possible under extreme combat conditions." Upon arrival In Korea in August. 1951, as a replacement cook, Sgt. Smith was .assigned to the Third Infantry Division as a rifleman. He was later transferred to a job as cook and een'ed in Korea until July, 1952. Sgt. Smith is now stationed it Fort Devcns, Mass., as cook in the Headquarters Detachment, 1170th Army Service Unit. Army Cpl. Carl Bradley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Bradley of Holland, Mo., is serving in Korea with the 17th Field Artillery Battalion. Cpl. Bradley, a former student at Holland High School entered the Army in Jan., 1931, and arrived in Korea in June this year. .Marine Pvt. Billy A. Edwards, son You Can Now Buy ICE COLD BEER TO TAKE HOME! > No Increase In Price! 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