Marshall B. Atkinson

Is Ordered to Pacific Theater
Lieutenant Marshall B. Atkinson, United States Naval Reserve, editor of this paper [Eau Claire Leader], who has been on leave of absence for the last two years, has been ordered to the Pacific Theater of War. He has been stationed in Minneapolis on the Naval Aviation Cadet Selection Board and Office of Naval Officer Procurement since August of 1942.

His orders read to report to Commander, Air Forces, Pacific Fleet. At present, home on leave, he will report next week at San Francisco for transportation to an unnamed port.

Lieutenant Atkinson was commissioned Lieutenant (junior grade) in the Navy in June1942 and received his training at the Naval Air Station, Quonset Point, RI.