David A. Kuehl

PRIMARY COURSE
Aviation Cadet David A. Kuehl, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. G. Kuehl of 440 McKinley Avenue, has just been graduated from his primary training at Sikeston, MO and is now at Strother Army Air Field in Winfield, KS, where he will take his basic flying training as a pilot in the Army Air Forces.


CADET ADVANCED
Aviation Cadet David A. Kuehl, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kuehl of 440 McKinley Avenue, Eau Claire, has just been sent to the Advanced Twin-Motored Training Field at Lubbock, TX, where he will finish the last stage of his training as pilot in the Army Air Corps. He left Eau Claire about a year ago for Keesler Field, MS and, since then, has been at Spring Hill College, AL, where he took his college training. He went to classification and pre-flight at San Antonio, TX. At Sikeston, MO, he completed his primary training. He attended Basic Training School at Winfield, KS.

ADVANCED TRAINING
Aviation Cadet David A. Kuehl, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward G. Kuehl of 440 McKinley Avenue and a former student at Eau Claire State Teachers College, has completed primary training at Sikeston, MO and basic at Winfield, KS and has now begun the final period of pilot training at Lubbock Field, TX Advanced Two-Engine School of the Army Air Forces Training Command. After a few more weeks of intensive training on the ground and in the air, he will receive the coveted silver wings of a bomber pilot and become a flying officer in the Army Air Forces.

Commissioned
LT. DAVID KUEHL
David A. Kuehl, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. G. Kuehl of 440 McKinley Avenue, was graduated from the Twin-Motored Pilot Training School at Lubbock, TX on May 23 with the rank of Second Lieutenant, Army Air Corps.

Having finished his basic training at Keesler Field, MS and his college at Spring Hill, AL, he was then transferred to San Antonio, TX, where he took his classification and pre-flight training.

He was given his primary training at Sikeston, MO; for his basic flying, he was stationed at Winfield, KS. He finished his training in advanced flying at Lubbock Army Air Field, TX.

He has been spending his leave with his parents for the past week.


Completes Bomber Co-Pilot Training
In the recent class of aerial bomber crew trainees graduated from Davis-Monthan Field, Tucson, AZ was Second Lieutenant David A. Kuehl, 21, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward G. Kuehl, 440 McKinley Avenue, who will soon go overseas to a combat theater as co-pilot of a B-24 Liberator, has successfully completed a strenuous training course, here, termed a "dress rehearsal" for his future assignment.

Teamwork, the all-essential factor that makes bomber crews click, has been stressed. Long-range bombing missions, navigational problems, aerial gunnery practice, and actual interception with fighter aircraft simulating enemy planes are all an important part of this final phase of heavy bombardment training.

Lieutenant Kuehl entered the service in October 1942. He is a graduate of Eau Claire High School in the Class of 1940 and attended the University of Minnesota and Eau Claire State Teachers College.


Lieutenant David Kuehl of the Army Air Corps is spending a seven-day leave with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. G. Kuehl, 440 McKinley Avenue. Lieutenant Kuehl is stationed at Lincoln, NE.

LT. DAVID KUEHL
Lieutenant David A. Kuehl, son of Mr. and Mrs. E.G. Kuehl, 440 McKinley Avenue, co-pilot on a B-24 Liberator bomber, has arrived in Italy and is attached to the 15th Air Force.

He received his operational training at Tucson, AZ. Lieutenant  Kuehl was graduated as a pilot from the Twin-Motored Pilot Training School at Lubbock, Texas on May 23, last.

Having finished his basic training at Keesler Field, MS and college at Spring Hill, AL, he was transferred to San Antonio, TX, where he received classification and pre-flight training.

He was given primary training at Sikeston, MO and, for basic, was stationed at Winfield, KS.


IN ITALY
Second Lieutenant David A. Kuehl, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward G. Kuehl of 440 McKinley Avenue, Eau Claire, recently arrived overseas and is now flying combat missions over enemy-occupied Europe, as a co-pilot with a B-24 Liberator group based in southern Italy.

Lieutenant Kuehl was a student at the Eau Claire Teachers College and also attended the University of Minnesota, prior to his entry into the Army Air Forces in October 1942. He received his wings and bars at Lubbock, Texas in May 1944.


Lt. David Kuehl Reported Missing in Action in Italy
LT. DAVID KUEHL
First Lieutenant David A. Kuehl, son of Mr. and Mrs. E.G. Kuehl, 440 McKinley Avenue, is reported missing in action in Italy, since April 8, according to a telegram from the Adjutant General, received by his parents, Sunday. Lieutenant Kuehl was a co-pilot serving with a unit of the 15th Army Air Force.

He entered service in March 1943 and was commissioned Second Lieutenant, Army Air Corps on May 23, 1943, after completing the course at the Twin-Motored Pilot Training School at Lubbock, Texas.

Lieutenant Kuehl took his basic training at Keesler Field, MS and his classification and pre-flight instruction at San Antonio, Texas. He received his primary training at Sikeston, MO and his basic flying course at Winfield, KS.

Any further information as to the whereabouts of the young flier will be communicated to his parents without delay, the wire from the Adjutant General promises.