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Vol. 1 No. 37 ……. Cover: Easter Service – Typical of the scores of Army chaplains in the Southwest Pacific, 1st Lt. John B. Abbott of Bovina, Tex. sets up his portable alter on the hood of his jeep. This is a common arrangement used by chaplains in the field. For nine, years prior to the war Chaplain Abbott was a traveling missionary along the Mexican border. Now he’s with a regiment of engineers and he, jeep and alter travel around in the company of Pfc. William L. Stegall of Olton, Tex., regimental chaplain’s assistant. ……. What’s the Deal on Pensions for Ex-Servicemen? ……. Articles Inside:

The Campaign For Seeadler Harbor by Cpl. Bill Alcine

First Yanks on Jap Soil ( 7th Division Recon Cavalrymen – Kwajalein ) by Sgt. Merle Miller

GI Laughs from the Southwest Pacific

WACs Are Here!…But All Brass

What’s the Deal on Pensions for Ex-Servicemen? by Sgt. H. N. Oliphant

Carrier in the Pacific – New flat-tops have made our recent series of blows into Jap territory possible.

The Sad Sack by Sgt. George Baker

When we get our new T.O. by Sgt. Ray Duncan

Strictly GI

Pacific War Map ( Centerfold )

News From Home

Mail Call

The Mounties Get Unhorsed by Sgt. Georg N. Meyers

YANK Pin-up Girl : Ester Williams

Navy Notes

4-Fs Give Dodgers 1-A Pennant Chance

Boxing School by Pvt. John McLeod