The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 13, 1953 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, May 13, 1953
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six VLYTttEVTLLK (ARK.V COURIER KIWS WEDNESDAY, MAY 13, 1953 News of Men In the Service seaman W. H. Richardson, Jr., »on of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Richardson. Blythevllle, Rt. 3, has returned to his base at San Diego after spending a 20-day leave with his parents. • In the Navy since July, 1952. Seam»n Richardson is stationed at the Naval Training Unit Center at San Diego. Charles L. Shepherd, fireman, BSN, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Sherrod, 519 Park Street, Blythe- vllle, is attending the U S. Naval electrician's Mate School at San Diego, Calif. The 14-week course includes Instruction in the repair, maintenance and operation of all modern Naval electrical equipment. Cpl. J. W. McGraw, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. \V. Mnnn. 106 West Main, steele, Mo., recently spent a five-day vacation from Korea on a rest and recuperation leave in Japan. Cpl McGraw, a cook with Company K of the 224th Regimental Combat Team, arrived overseas last September. Army Pfc. Harold D. Hamilton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Orel R. Hamilton, Blytheville, Rt. 2, is receiving combat training in atomic warfare at Camp Desert Rock. Nev. With thousands of other troops. Pfc. Hamilton recently witnessed the seventh blast of a nuclear device in the spring series, after which a mock attack was made on the devastated area. He is a cannoneer with the 867th Field Artillery Battalion at Fort Sill, Okla. Pvt. Leroy M. Beard, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arch T Beard of Blytheville. Rt. 2, is now serving in Germany with the First Infantry Division. A rifleman in Company P of the 16th Regiment's Second Battalion. Pvt. Beard entered the* Army last September. BltOTHERS IN SERVICE — Both the Army and the Navy are represented in the family of Mr. and Mrs. John E. Grimes of Blytheville, Rt. 4. Sgt. 1/c, Gerald D. Grimes (right) is stationed with the 508th Airborne Regimental Combat Team at Port Bennlng, Ga., and his brother, Everett L. Grimes, electrician's mate 3/c, USN, is on duty with the transport ship Gen. Simon B. Bucknev in the Pacific. Both men served in World War II. ON LEAVE — Pfc. Ed Rhodes, Jr., eon ot Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Rhodes, 220 West Kentucky Street, will be home on leave May 15, following completion of his Marine recruit training at San Diego, Calif. was selected as "soldier of the month" from among the members of his battery. Pfc. Fred M. Ethridge, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard M. Ethridge. of Gobler, Mo., recently had a five-day rest and recuperation leave in Japan from his post 'th the Second Infantry Division in Korea. A squad leader in Company C of the 23rd Infantry Regiment, Pvt. Ethridge Joined the division last July. RECEIVES DFC — First U. Earl W. Nellscn (left), whose wife, Mary Ann, lives at Hayti, receives the Distinguished Flying Cross from MaJ. Gen. Arthur G. Trudeau at a ceremony in Korea. Lt. Neilsen won the award while serving as pilot and aide to the assistant division commander of the Seventh Division. Pvt. Larry M. O'Kane of Steele. Rt. 1, has been selected to attend the, Fifth Armored Division's Wheel Vehicle Mechanic School. During the 10-week course, Pvt. O'Kane will be trained in the maintenance, servicing and inspection of mil.ilary vehicles. His wile lives at Biytheville, lit. 3. Army Cpl. Louis V. Riddlck of Manila was recently selected to attend the Gun Commanders School at Fort Wlnfield Scott, Calif. After completing the school, he is slated to assume command of 120 millimeter gun section in Battery C of the Ninth Anti-Aircrnft Artillery Gun Battalion at Fort Scott. Recently the Manila corporal also Enjoy. JU[»M|IE % without ?, laying for it all Winter/ Get the V E amazing WL •• NATOR WINDOW-TYPE ROOM AIR CONDITIONER on our wonderfully convenient "SKIP-PAYMENT" PLAN NEW! 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Goforth or 401 East Rose Street, has arrived at Fort Hood, Tex., where he will be assigned to Combat Command B of the First Armored Division lor basic training. Army Pvt. Ernest Moore, son of Leon Bays of Wardell, has been assigned to the 99th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion at Detroit, Mich. A cannoneer in Battery C of the 99th, Pvt. Moore entered the Army last December. Army Sgt. James E. Hight. son of Cordle Hight of Braggadocio, was among troops who took part in recent observation of atomic blasts at Camp Desert Rock, Nev,, proving ground. Sgt. Hijjht, a Korean war veteran, Is on detached service from the 343rd Transportation Truck Company at Camp •where he serves ii sage Center. .HUil J.1 UUft. VjUIll- i Atterbury, Ind i in the Post Mcs- \ /•*"" BASIC TRAINEE — Pvt. Bobby G. Crawford of 130 East Sycamore Street, is taking basic training with the First Armored Division at Fort Hood, Tex. Pfc. Charles E. Taylor, Blytheville, Rt. 2. was among 30 Arkansas Army personnel who arrived at San Francisco from Korea Monday. The group made the crossing on the transport Gen. E. T. Collins, which carried 2,783 GIs. NEW MEDIC — Pvt. Will Porter, son of Arlene Porter of Blytheville, recently completed basic training for medical enlisted men at the Medical Replacement Training Center at Camp Plckett, Va. Channel Tunnel Pops Up Again PARIS W>—About once a decade during the last 100 years, someone latches onto a change in world events to revive the idea of digging a tunnel underneath the English channel. Western Europe's defense buildup has again brought the age- old plan to link France and England i out of dusty archives. Ernest Tliurtle, a British M.P., and French Architect Andre Bas- devant aproached top-ranRing officers at Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers in Europe not long ago with a scheme for such a tunnel. 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