Arlene Krohg Lenmark

City Couple in the Service
An Eau Claire couple, who are in the service, are Private First Class and Mrs. Jacques Lenmark. Private First Class Lenmark is with the Medical Corps now somewhere in Australia. He entered the service in December 1942 and trained at Fort Benjamin Harrison, IN and Patterson Field, OH. He is the son of Mr. Oscar Lenmark, 1501 State Street.

Mrs. Lenmark, formerly Arlene Krohg, was sworn into the Women's Army Corps, Friday, and is awaiting orders to report to camp.


FT. OGLETHORPE, GA—Private Arlene Lenmark of Eau Claire, WI has completed four weeks of basic training at the Third Training Center of the Women’s Army Corps here and has been selected for specialist training in the Administrative School at Alpine, TX.

She will receive detailed instruction in preparation for taking over a behind-the-lines Army job, releasing a soldier for combat duty.

There are now more than 150 jobs in which WACS [Women's Army Corps] replace soldiers.  Among them are camera technicians, chauffeurs, classification specialists, clerks, cooks, draftsmen, librarians, machine record operators, stenographers, telephone operators, truck drivers, typists, and weather observers.

Private Lenmark is the daughter of Mrs. G. M. Krohg of 334 Garfield Avenue, Eau Claire, WI.

Private Arlene E. Lenmark of the Women's Army Corps, daughter of Mrs. G. M. Krohg, 311 Garfield Avenue, and wife of Private First Class J. E. Lenmark of this city, has been given a job in the Supply Division of the WAC Headquarters Detachment at Camp Carson, CO. She works in the clothing and equipment warehouse.

Eau Claire WACs Home on Furlough
Private Arlene Lenmark, Private First Class Madlyn Bandoli, and Private First Class Myra Betz, home on furlough at the same time, relate their experiences to Lieutenant D. Laurie Grimm at the WAC Recruiting Office, Union National Bank Building, this city.

Three Eau Claire girls, each doing important and interesting work in various divisions of the Women’s Army Corp, called at the WAC Recruiting Headquarters here, while home on furlough last week.  All were very enthusiastic about their work and consider themselves lucky to be in the WAC.

Besides helping to speed the day of victory, they are receiving good training and having many unusual experiences.

Private Lenmark finished Administration School in Alpine, TX and is now Chief Clerk in a clothing warehouse at Camp Carson, CO.  She  replaces a soldier and a civil service woman.  Her husband, Private First Class Jacques Lenmark, is in Australia and her brother, Lieutenant Gerald Krohg, is stationed at Keystone Heights, FL.

Private First Class Bandoli is stationed at Fort McClellan, AL, where she works in Personnel.  Her brother, Lieutenant Harold Bandoli, is stationed at Camp Pine Dale, CA.

Private First Class Betz, Air WAC, finished Administration School at Daytona Beach and is now working as a stenographer in the engineer’s operation room at Gulfport Field,  MS.  Her  brother, Martin, is taking his boot training at Farragut, ID.


Private Arlene Krohg Lenmark, stationed at Camp Carson, CO, is here visiting relatives and friends.

Corporal Arlene Lenmark of the Women's Army Corps is a patient at Luther Hospital, where she underwent an emergency operation.

Corporal Arlene Lenmark has returned to her station at WAC Headquarters, Camp Carson, CO, after convalescing here at the home of her mother, Mr. G. M. Krohg, following an operation for appendicitis.

Arlene Lenmark Is Rodeo Queen
CAMP CARSON, CO—Vivacious Technician Fifth Class Arlene Lenmark, WAC, of Eau Claire, WI, was selected as queen of the first Camp Carson Rodeo, staged July 22-23. The rodeo was a colorful affair, presenting traditional Wild West events, such as bronc riding, bull dogging, roping, and trick riding. The rodeo featured Josephine Wicks, famous roper, and many well-known performers from the Cheyenne "Frontier Days."