Paul L. Heaberlin

Aviation Cadet Paul L. Heaberlin, whose wife resides at 2808 Seymour Road, Eau Claire, has successfully completed his basic flying training at the Lemoore Army Air Field and now takes his final hurdle at an Army Air Forces Advanced Flying Training School, before receiving his silver wings.

Second Lieutenant Paul L. Heaberlin, whose wife, Margaret, lives at 2808 Seymour Road, has been awarded the Bronze Battle Star for participation in the Rome-Arno phase of the Italian Campaign, as a member of a Corsican-based B-25 Bomber Group, which supported attacks of the Fifth and Eighth Armies.

Servicemen Return to Spend Furloughs, Leaves at Home
Many Eau Claire servicemen are returning to spend 30-days under the redistribution program at home. Most are veterans of the European Theater.

Captain Lawrence H. Miles, whose wife resides at 721 1/2 Babcock Street, participated in campaigns in France, Belgium, Holland, Luxembourg, and Germany. He was connected with the Timberwolf Division. He has been awarded the Bronze Star, the European Theater Ribbon with three Battle Stars, and the Pre-Pearl Harbor Ribbon.

Captain Miles left Eau Claire with the National Guard, Battery B, in September 1940. He was stationed with the Field Artillery at Camp Adair, OR, participated in desert training, and was at Camp Carson, CO, before going overseas in August 1944.

First Lieutenant Paul L. Heaberlin, of Kirksville, MO, whose wife, the former Miss Margaret Burger, lives at 2808 Seymour Road, was a B-25 bomber pilot in Corsica and Italy. He entered the service in February 1943 and was stationed at Eau Claire State Teachers College with the first group of the 301st Training Command. He was commissioned on April 15, 1944 at La Junta, CO. He went overseas in October 1944.

Lieutenant Heaberlin wears the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Air Medal with five Oak Leaf Clusters, and the European Theater Ribbon  with two Battle Stars. [**data missing**] Fitzpatrick, who resides at 762  First Avenue, has completed his second tour of duty outside the United States, having served in New Caledonia, New Hebrides, Guadalcanal, Bougainville, and the Philippines.

[**data missing**] On July 27, Sergeant James will report to the Marine Air Station at Toro, CA, accompanied by Mrs. James.

Private First Class Robert L. Haase, whose wife resides at 101 Second Avenue,  has completed service with the Timberwolf Division in Germany. Private Haase entered the service on June 27, 1944 and, after training at Fort Bragg, NC; Fort Sill, OK; and Fort Meade, MD, went overseas in March 1945. He was an artillery mechanic.

Private Haase will report to Camp Grant after 30 days.