Alvin T. Hoffman

Reinhold R. Hoffman, son of Mrs. Martha Hoffman, of Fairchild, was commissioned Second Lieutenant and awarded silver wings in graduation exercises July 22 at the Victorville Army Air Field, Victorville, CA.

The new officers were presented with diplomas, after taking the oath of office. A graduation parade and review ceremonies were given for them.

Lieutenant Hoffman is a graduate of LaCrosse Central High School and, prior to entering the Air Corps, was employed as a postmaster in Fairchild.

He has two brothers in the service, Corporal Alvin T. Hoffman and Private Walter H. Hoffman. Corporal Hoffman is serving overseas.