Sentinel Hartley, Iowa
: 8 1945
COAST GUARD CALLS FOR SPARS AND COAST GUARDSMEN
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the war ' dei larfas the Coast Guardsmen n w [on shore jobs must be trans ertfed to sea duty to man fight ng; Coast Guard ships. Their places must be filled by Spars. In addition with Coast Guard Spars now on duty in the Hawaiian Islands, replacements are needed here in the States According to Ensign Elizabeth Ayer, officer in charge, "Spar recruiting is again open "full-blast,"
Spars now receive their training within a five-cent subway ride of the center of fashion and the theater of the U. S. Coast Guard training station, Manhattan Beach, New York City. After the six weeks of marching, saluting and learning the ways of thc-Coast Guard, as "Boots", about 80% will attend specialist schools.
March quotas for Coast Guardsmen have also been set, and a large number of 17 year old boys will be enlisted this month, including apprentice seaman and steward's mates 3/c. These recruits also train at Manhattan Beach where Commander Jack Dempsey is in charge of the physical education program.
"Go on guard with the Coast Guard." For detailed information write 317 Post Office Building, Omaha, Nebraska,
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