The SCROLL of Phi Delta a for January,
PHIS COMMISSIONED AT LUBBOCK
Lieutenants William Trotter, Vanderbilt, and Stanley Lyman, Virginia.
SECOND LIEUTENANTS WILLLAM P. TROTTER, Vanderbilt
'41, and STANLEY LYMAN, JR.,
Virginia '41, were commissioned as officers in the U. S. Army Air Force at the Lubbock
Flying School, Lubbock, Tex., December 13. Both of these Phis underwent training
in the twin-engine bomber type of airciraft at the Lubbock School, one of the newest
and i in America's victory program.
At Vanderbilt Brother Trotter was a letterman in baseball and football, and a
varsity captain in the former sport. Prior to starting flight training. Trotter played
pro baseball. Brother Lyman was a rancher and dude wrangler before his induction.
from the standpoint of experience and training
in the drug and chemical industry and his military .background. In addition to his experience
of managing several wholesale drug houses, he
has served as a Research and Personnel Director,
an educator and a pharmacist, having earned
three professional degrees in college, besides completing four years of college Military Science and
Tactics, three .officers' training camps, and fifteen years of commissioned reserve.
Active in civic affairs, he served as president
of the St. Louis Sales Manager's Bureau in 1941
and is at present a member of the Board of
Directors of the St. Louis Rotary club and Regional Director of the National Federation of
in some underwater fishing during off times
and wrote a .paper on Poison Fish tor the U, S.
Navy Medical Bulletin which appeared in the
January, 1942, issue. "I should like awfuUy well,"
he said, "to give some interesting details,of my
service so far for SCROLL readers, but can't write
for publication on such matters which, in fact,
have been of a routine nature. I did spend some
time at sea on a tanker. Later I was in a
Philadelphia hospital and from there here. My
duration here is unknown, but before long I
shall be bound out for sea again. That will suit
me very well as I have been on the beach too
long to suit me."
Dr. Gilman left his practice in Philadelphia
last spring. He was a specialist on diseases of
the skin at the University Hospital for a number
of years past.
ROBERT Louis GILMAN, Wisconsin '20, is a Lieutenant Commander in the U. S. Naval Reserves.
WILSON THOMAS HOBSON, Pennsylvania '24, is
When last heard from Dr. Gilman was located
serving with the United States Navy and now
in Baltimore. In a recent letter to one of his Phi
located in Philadelphia -with the Air Force Profriends he said that he spent almost a year in
the Puerto Rican-Caribbean area where he got curement Division. Brother Hobson has been