The SCROLL of Phi Delta a for March, 1943
course a Biggs Field, Paso, Texas, a is
captain of a i squadron, having been
credited with about 1800 hours in air.
A Sailor in the Army
holds i distinction of being
listed S. Army rolls as a
truly a "sailor in Army"! history
of this unusual a i dates back to
War I when Brother Bliss served i
Navy, was refused a temporary commission because was 21 years of
age. a to to
Navy a outbreak of present conflict he was again refused a commission
because was too old for "age-in-grade','
unless given too high a commission for
an original strength of his
mate's license secured a Army a a
and is now serving as a a a Army
Mine Planter. i is a exclusive a
little known service, its importance
is a once a a I is so little known,
Brother Bliss writes, that Army officers
often know i of it, a fail to
recognize service insigne which differs
ing School a doubtless a his commission. i taking his a i i course his
regiment was moved on to Africa. i
reports that it is a spunky a some day
we may hear of some of good work they
have done down there in sands of Tunisia.
Brother was manager of Syracuse's 1935
basketball team a a a fine record. Since
his graduation a been in business in Buffalo, N.Y.
LIEUT. I I A RICHARD FORD, Southern
GEORGE A I FRANCK, Minnesota
great a i of All American backs in 1941 have
been commissioned second lieutenants in
Army a a i A i Corps, respectively.
a won i wings a Williams jField, Ariz.,
while Frandk was a Corpus Christi, Texas.
latter was a i i a a to Miss Marjorie
Ball of Battle Creek, Mich.
I I A I WEAVER, Iowa
'29, is assistant
classification officer a reception center. Fort
EVERETT TOWNSEND SWALM, Penn
been commissioned a second lieutenant in
Army Air Forces a a entered active
duty as assistant public relations officer a Stinson Field, San Antonio, Texas. Brother Swalm
enlisted as a volunteer officer candidate in July
of last year, being sent to Miami Beach, Fla., for
basic training. I December was graduated
from Officers' Candidate School, also a Miami
Beach. Before entering Army, i journalistic work i New York City, being employed
in various editorial capacities by a New York
radio station, United Press a most recently, as associate editor of Radio Daily, national trade a of broadcasting industry.
dist '41, is missing in action, according to word
from Navy a A i a Southern
Methodist University, later .entered U. S.
Naval Academy a Annapolis, from which
graduated. Since October, 1941, Brother Ford
has been attached to Pacific fleet.
GRIGGS BENDER, Iowa
Chief Psychological a i a I i
Station, Jefferson Barracks, was duty
at Fort Crook, Neb., prior to his present, assignment. Also a Jefferson Barracks is I A
BUCKNER A Missouri
Supply Section as Assistant Supply Officer.
of William Breckinridge Ardery, Centre
"og, was recently commissioned a captain in
Army Air Corps. is taking a technical
LIEUT. EVERETT SWALM, Penn State '37
Army public relations officer