The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 2, 1955 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

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Wednesday, November 2, 1955
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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 1965 BLYTHEY1LLB (ARK.) OOUMMt X1W8 PAQE ELEVEN TOP-SECRET CAM Militory policeman stands guard at entrance to War College grounds at Carlisle Barracks, Pa. T here is a quiet atmosphere at Carlisle Barracks, Pa., an old Army post, but looks Or« deceiving. Officers who stroll along the shaded walks carry secrets that ore among Amer- ieo's most guarded possessions. Sharp-eyed sentries keep close watch. Carlisle Barracks is the site of the Army War College, top "brain factory" of our ground forces. Nearly 200 hand-picked officers—oil colonels or lieutenant colonels—are there for a year of concentrated study, to be prepared for duty as commanders and General Staff Corps officers at the highest Army levels. There are also 15 Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps and State Department rspre- sentatives among the students. The officers must have from 13 to 21 years of commissioned service before ethey are admitted. Brig. Gen. T. W. Dunn is acting commandant of the school. Much of the work at the college is, necessarily, ,._?» •**,* shrouded in secrecy. The scope of the courses cover virtually every phase of strategy and vat planning, national and international offairs and the army's operations. The school's functions are reflected in its motto: Prudens Futuri — Providence for the Future. v:; *!»• Students Col. John Watt, Col. Joseph Harrison, Lt. Col. John Throckmorton (L-R) on way to attend classes. ^ •» ^ 'SS^'V^ "V°~j T * ^ .£>* *K Col. Ja5. Shepherd enters committee room after seminar. Conferring over globe are, L. to R., Col. C.P.Bixel, of faculty, Brig. Gen. T. W. Dunn, Acting Commandant, and Col.J.A. Berry. Studenti hold strategy seminar. Group is then brok«n up into committees which will discusi differtnt aspects o( seminar. At home, student Col. John Boles, Jr., reads to daughter Judy, 6, wliile wife looks on.

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