James P. Derouin

Commissioned Ensign in Navy
James Patrick Derouin, 21, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Derouin 166 Congress Street, received his commission as Ensign and wings as a Naval Aviator on February 20 at Pensacola, FL.

He enlisted in the V-5 Program in October 1942 and was called to service in June 1943. Prior to entering the Naval Service, he attended Eau Claire State Teachers College for two years.

Ensign Derouin will report to Jacksonville, FL for additional training, after spending a 14-day leave here.