Lake City, Iowa
The Fort Dodge area office of the U. S. Employment Service has been asked to assist in a program to recruit for the SPARS, women's reserve of the Coast Guard, according to Fred F, Desing, area WMC director.
This recruiting program, virtually closed for the past three months, has been reopened because of the urgent need for more SPARS to replace Coast Guardsmen transferred from shore to sea duty. Many SPARS have also been assigned to duty in Alaska and Hawaii.
Area Director Desing said^J^ had been informed by Ensign Mary! iL. Leffler, recruiting officer for ¦ the SPARS in Iowa, that training for recruits will be conducted at Manhattan Beach, New York City. Following six weeks of "boot" training, specialty schools will be conducted in general office training, yeoman school, storekeeper
school, and cooks and bakers school.
Complete details may be obtained by applicants at the local U. S. Employment Service office, 918 1st Ave., South, Fort Dodge, Iowa. Applicants must be between 20 and 35 years of age and have had at least two years of high school.
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