Council Bluffs, Iowa
WAAC Privates Ready for Posts
180 Are Assigned to Office Work
FORT DBS MOIMES, (IP)—The first WAAGf auxiliaries (privates) wound up their fbfir-week basic training Saturday and prepared for special assignments.
Of the 314 women 180 were designated to do office work at the post. Twenty-four are assigned to the band, 50 will go to cooks and bakers' schools, '40 will enter administration classes, ten will be in the motor corps, and ten will go to signal school.
A parade, review and inspection were on the day's program, as the "Auxies" marked the first milestone in their career as members of the Women's Army Auxiliary corps.
The first group of officer candidates will be graduated Aug. 29, about 300 out of the original group of 440 officer candidates are scheduled to receive commissions; the others will get certificates of capacity and will be commissioned as needed.
Next Monday, 147 new auxiliaries and 125 new officer candidates are scheduled to
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