Dale H. Hamilton

Lieutenant Dale Hamilton, who has been attending Washington and Lee University at Lexington, VA is home on travel leave, visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Glen P. Hamilton, Emery Street. Lieutenant Hamilton is on his way to Camp Hood, Texas.

Dale Hamilton Officer in Tank Destroyer Unit
Dale H. Hamilton, who resides at 1111 Emery Street, received his commission as Second Lieutenant in the Army of the United States at the Tank Destroyer Officer Candidate School, Camp Hood, Texas on January 14.

The Officer Candidate Course at the Tank Destroyer School consists of seventeen weeks of intensive training and includes 816 hours of scheduled instruction in weapons, tactics, automotive vehicles, radio, and military administration, plus 100 hours of night problems. Much emphasis is placed upon practical work by the students themselves. The instructors are specialists in their fields, and the training includes the latest combat methods from the battle zones.