|Bernadine A. Kremer, 22, formerly a worker in the Eau
Claire Ordnance Plant, is now a Yeoman, Third Class in the WAVEs,
attached to the Field Branch, Bureau of Supplies and Accounts, in
The Field Branch is known as the "Bank" of the Navy. Here,
all checks for family allowances are made up and mailed to Navy men's
dependents. Allotments for money to be withheld from a Bluejacket's pay
to be sent home, put in a bank, or invested in war bonds are processed
Checks for "mustering out pay" to men discharged from the
Navy, Coast Guard, or Marine Corps are handled by this huge division of
the Navy's Bureau of Supplies and Accounts. Rear Admiral F. E. McMillen
is the Chief of the Field Branch.
Yeoman Kremer, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John A. Kremer, Route 3,
Eau Claire, is a graduate of St. Patrick's High School in Eau Claire.
She enlisted in the Navy last October and received recruit training at
Hunter College, New York. Later, she received training as a yeoman in
Cedar Falls, Iowa.