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Assistant for Programming, Hq, USAF. Art's hobbies are tennis, fishing and hunting. His wife, Nancy, is from Baltimore, Md. ROBERT E. SCHUKRAFT, LT. COLONEL, SC, USA, 0-18744 "Bob" was born September 1, 1906 in Evansville, Indiana. His family later moving to Thackeray, Ill. He entered the United States Military Academy via the army, graduating in 1932. He was originally commissioned in the Coast Artillery, being detailed to the Signal Crops in 1936, followed by a transfer in 1937. He attended the Company Gas Officers' Course at the Chemical Warfare School in 1935 and the Signal School Officers' course 1937-1938. Upon graduation he was assigned as Post Signal Officer at Fort Bliss, Texas. In the fall of 1939 he was assigned to the Signal Intelligence Service in the Office of the Chief Signal Officer as Officer in Charge of US Army radio intercept activities. In 1943 he was assigned to the Signal Intelligence Service, Allied Force Headquarters in Algiers, becoming OIC of this activity shortly thereafter. In November 1945 he was ordered back to Washington to testify before the Congressional Pearl Harbor Committee. After testifying at those hearings he was assigned to the Strategic Services Unit of the Assistant Secretary of War's Office, and thence to Central Intelligence Group when SSU was dissolved. He was then transferred to Central Intelligence Agency when that agency was created. He was relived from CIA and assigned to temporary duty under the Chief Signal Officer for three months just prior to reporting to the AWC. His proposed assignment is to signal duties, FECOM, Japan. Bob's hobbies are photography and amateur radio. His wife, Jacquelyn (Jackie) is also from Evansville, Ill. There is one daughter Terry (age 17). ROBERT G. SHERRARD, JR., LT. COLONEL, USA, O-19922 "Gib" was born July 9, 1912 at Presidio, San Francisco, Calif. As an "Army Brat" whose parents hailed from Texas, he calls San Antonio, Texas his home. He was graduated from the USMA in 1935 and assigned to the Infantry. After routine troop duty assignments with the 23 Infantry in Ft. Sam Houson and the 35th Infantry at Schofield Barracks, he was sent to the Infantry School at Ft. Benning from whence he was graduated in 1940. He then did a tour of duty with the 894 Tank Destroyer Bn at Benning and the 304 Infantry, 76th Infantry Division, Ft. Meade, Md. In the fall of 1942, he attended the 10th class of the C&GS School of Ft. Leavenworth and shortly thereafter was assigned as G-3 of the 42nd (Rainbow) Division at Camp Gruber, Oklahoma with which unit he remained during training and combat. In April 1945, he was appointed as Chief of Staff of the 42nd Division. Shortly after VE day he was returned to the US and assigned to the Theater Branch, Planning Division, ASF in the Pentagon. After VJ day he served on the Steering Committee of the War Department Equipment (Stillwell) Board, after which he 79
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