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December 14, 1941 - Image 6

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.4 'GE SIX



War Affects Reserve Officers Training Corps Instructi

Members of the senior, junior and sophomore classes of the
ROTC participated in the first of a projected series of field exer-
cises Dec, 6 in the Arboretum. The combat problems are designed
to introduce actual experience with the sort of work studied in the
classroom. They also serve to acquaint cadet officers with prob-
lems of leadership under combat conditions. The maneuvers are
carried out by a provisional rifle company commanded by cadet
officers under the supervision of Lieut. Col. Egger and Capt.
Hoston -Mthe infantry unit.
Army, Navy Traiinmg Group
For Serviee On Aetive Duty'

A reminder of the formalized training and basic military background aimed at before the a
entry of America into the war is the view of the regiment of cadets formed for review on Palmer
last spring. This has been pushed to the background by the necessity for small unit leaders is
men Suen Local Industry Joins National War Progrs
(Continued from Page 1)
LcaIut the time for little d
Lclose touch with the city, both knows" went out with the d
Defense o through its advertising columns tions of war by Japan, Ge
and its service as a morning and Italy. Every Universi
newspaper. We have known of dent is now directly affeg
(Continued from Page 2) these defense activities, but they every item of war materis
were news to the coke parlor duced in Ann Arbor and oth
Igives instruction to women on the dwellers, tory areas.
workings of automobile motors,
windshield wipers and such things
in a d d itio n to train in g in how to ch a n g e. .uto m obi.e
change automobile tires. With this
experience plus the first aid course,
the iris will be eligible for the
Motor Corps which furnishesr G O O
transportation in connection with
hospital and other services. Most
important of these is the ambu-
lance corps in which women are
expected to play a major role.
season last year to its credit, has
high hopes of putting the Michi-
gan NROTC up with the best of
them in this, the second year of the
unit's history. The "Pelorous" ap-
peared Tuesday for the third time
this year. The NROTC is getting
up full steam, and will be all set
to go when next summer's cruise,
rolls around.

( Cox? t l ". .e i from Wage 1)

Under the leadership of Captain
Davidson, who stas detached this
week from his duties as Comman-
dant prior to taking a five-months
course in the Naval War College,
the NRO~TC has built up morale
and eithusiasm. Under his suc-
cessor, Captain Richard Cassidy,
U.S.N., the NROTC at /ichigan
will continue with full vigor its
program of training students for
active duty with the fleet.
Just what does that program
fnvolve? On the curricular side, a
four year course, including the
study of subjects such as naval cus-
toms and traditions,. communica-I
tions,ordnance and gunnery, and
Add to that an hour a week of
drill, supervised by the officers sta-
tioned here Lieutenant Palmer.
Lieutenant Fitzgibbon, and Lieu-
tenant Shook, more than an hour
a week when an inspection or re-
Dean Lloyd Advises
Univesif Women
The Ur-tvetsity Committee on
Defence P-osects for the Wom-
en--is wot' n to set up the
proper anation to meet the
greatly teased Ipressure for
this vit' sotk. Immediately
after the Ch---mas holtday, ev-
ery girt t--L.a campus will be
asked to t a registration
card wcht wi: fat her skills,
her wish fosapecial training,
and other pertinent informa-
tion. Inth ts meantime, I wish
to ask every organized house
on the campus to appoint a de-
fense committee of notless
than three and not more than
five members to Work with the
central comaittee which will
have headquarters in the
League A bulletsn giving full
information about courses, cur-
ricular and extra-curricular,
will be avatlabte after the holi-
Let me take this opportunity
of remindtng the women at the
University that the best serv-
ice that they can render at
present s to guard their health,
to do their classroom work well,
and to make every effort to
face the situation sanely and
with control. We are in for a
long pult Nothing will be
gained by making quick deci-
sions, or by rishing into spe-
cial work utiel it is properly
Alice C. Lloyd,
Dean of Women

view is in the offing and compe-
tition between the three companies
of the battalion is keen. ,
But more important than the
sciolastic or the drill aspect of
the corps is the intangible qualities
it tries to develop in future offi-
cers. The responsibility sholdered
by cadets in the extra-curricular
side of the NROTC, in activities
such as the rifle team, the "Pe-
lorus," student publication of the
unit, and above all in the work
done by the student officers of the
corps, is one of the most impor-
tant parts of the training pro-
gram, the officers emphasize.
The rifle team, with a successful

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