Douglas A. Heimstead

Douglas A. Heimstead, 24, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank F. Heimstead, Chippewa Falls, Route 6, has begun studies at the Army Air Forces Officer Candidate School, Miami Beach, FL, which, when successfully completed, will qualify him for a commission as Lieutenant in the Air Forces. He went to Miami Beach from Laredo, TX, where he held the rank of Warrant Officer, junior grade. He is a graduate of Eau Claire High School.

D. A. Heimstad Is Commissioned Supply Officer
Lieutenant Douglas A. Heimstead, having successfully completed his course at the Air Forces Officer Candidate School at Miami Beach, FL, has received his commission as Second Lieutenant in the Air Forces of the Army of the United States. His duties will be to direct vital administrative and supply operations of the Army Air Forces in theaters of operations all over the world.

As a civilian, Lieutenant Heimstead lived at Eau Claire. His mother lives at Route 6, Chippewa Falls.

Private LaMoine E. Heimstead, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Heimstead, Route 6, Chippewa Falls, has arrived somewhere in the Southwest Pacific, according to word received by his parents.

Private Heimstead entered service on December 26, 1941 and received his training at New Orleans Army Air Base, LA; Rose Polytechnic Institute, Terre Haute, IN; and Camp Crowder, MO.

A brother, Lieutenant Douglas A. Heimstead, is stationed at Dalhart Army Air Field, Dalhart, TX.

D. Heimstad Gets Promotion
Douglas A. Heimstead, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Heimstead, Chippewa Falls, Route 6, has recently been promoted from Second to First Lieutenant. Lieutenant.  Heimstead is stationed at Camp Cook, Nebraska.