|GULFPORT ARMY AIR FIELD, MS--It was announced today by the
Commanding Officer of this Heavy Bombardment Training Station that First
Lieutenant Douglas C. Hoehn has been promoted to the rank of Captain.
Captain Hoehn, son of Mrs. Grace L. Hoehn, 1114 1/2 Sixth Avenue, has
been commissioned since September of 1942. He is now the Staff
Bombardier of the vast training program being carried out at this
four-engine bombing school.
Before his enlistment, Captain Hoehn was a student at Eau Claire
State Teachers College and, later, affiliated with the L. G. Arnold
Corporation. Captain Hoehn is a veteran of combat missions over Germany
as a member of the Eighth Air Force.