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Communications Section
Communications Section

Kneeling L to R:
Pfc Adolph S. Tarentino, Sgt Edward A. Richardson*, Cpl Julian Gillis, Sgt Eugene Moffatt, Jr. and M/Sgt Patrick J. Grananhan.
Standing L to R:
1st Lt James C. Render*, unidentified, Cpl Gene H. Gross, Cpl Kenneth R. Strobel, S/Sgt Merrill S. Meeker* and T/Sgt Gerald J. Goff*

The Communications Secction was reponsible for the proper function and repair of all commuication devices

Other personnel of the Communication's Section not pictured above are:

Each of the men in the section below had the MOS 754 Radio Mechanic, AAF
60th Squadron
61st Squadron
62nd Squadron
S/Sgt Daniel A. Ediger
T/Sgt Julius L. Golf
Sgt James E. Greer
S/Sgt John Mitsak

Cpl Arnold Bartels
S/Sgt William H. Heissinger*
Sgt Ardis J. Murphree
S/Sgt Arthur C. Rupert
Pfc Franklin R. Smith
Sgt Raymond Weiser*
S/Sgt Oden M. Beckey
S/Sgt Benjamin Godfrey
Cpl Wayne F. Grubb
Pfc George N. Kotsonaros
Pfc John M. Moore
Sgt John R. Murray*
Pfc Paul Roeb
S/Sgt Jeff W. Shamburger*
S/Sgt Howard G. Stanley
The signatures of the men in the section below appear on a photo that belonged to Sgt Ardis "Tex" J. Murphree. (Note: The signatues of the names marked with (*) also signed the photo; the signatures of 39 names appear on the photo.
Source Glen Terry - Ardis Murphree's grandson.
1 Cpl Julius E. Bone
Cpl James A. Calloway
Sgt Stephen T. Lesko
Cpl Frank Greco
T/Sgt Neville Von Stein
Sgt George C. Wait
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Communications
Section
Sgt Ardis "Tex" J. Murphree
Radio Mechanic
17 March 1996

Glen Terry would like to make contact with anyone who knew his grandfather - especially if they were in the Communication's Section. He can be contacted via email
Anyone with additional information about this section, please email: updates@39th.org

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