Morning Register Des Moines, Iowa
Sergeant Sooner Bewails I His Treatment in Army
Sergeant Sooner, who'd sooner sleep than guard—or have a bath—is given a scrubbing by Pvt. (f.c.) Lorna Streeter (left), Springfield, Mass., and Pvt. (f.c.) Roma Wood, Wichita Falls, Tex.
The women's army corps had a morale problem Thursday in Sergeant Sooner!
Sergeant Sooner, the. canine mascot of the WAC garage behind Hotel Savery, whose ^ His mm^ftT ~
age and ancestry are a mat- „The serial number should have
ter of speculation, is definite- been 0-7734, which when inverted,
spells hell-o. But someone erred, and made the "O" a "D." Now | the. serial number of my dog tag J doesn't mean anything."
The pooch barked that he was offended again when he tried to enlist in Dogs for Defense, Inc., but was refused a transfer from one army branch to the other without losing his sergeant rating.
Another Trouble. His morale wasn't improved any, either, whe
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Caption reads: Sergeant Sooner, who'd sooner sleep than guard — or have a bath — is given a scrubbing by Pvt. (f.c.) Lorna Streeter (left), Springfield, Mass., and Pvt. (f.c.) Roma Wood, Wichita Falls, Tex.
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