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The Walrus

The Walrus

Vol. 1 No. 18 page 6 May 9, 1952

Officers Mess Is Post Social Center

Capt. Stephen M. Wondrasek

The Black Hills Ordnance Depot Officers Mess was organized on June 30, 1943. The object of the Mess is to provide social activities and recreational facilities for all active members and to encourgae close association among commissioned officers, warrant officers and civilian personnel of Black Hills Ordnance depot.

In 1946 associate membersip was extended to reserve officers employed at the Depot and at a later date membership was extended to key civilian personnel. Mr. John B. Sweeney of Management is presently the oldest member of the Mess. The Mess in past years has been an active contributor to various worthy causes at the Depot.

The Walrus

Vol. 2 No. 39 page 2 Sept. 25, 1953

Fall Social Season Opens With Dance At Officers' Mess

The Officers' Open Mess opened the fall social season, Saturday evening. September 19, with a large gathering of club members and guests, who spent a very enjoyable evening dancing to the music of the "Jumping Jacks".

One of the highlights of the evening was the delicious lunch served to order from 11:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. The menu included deluxe hamburgers, cheeseburgers, and bacon and tomato sandwiches, french fries, coffee and donuts.

Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Schneider and Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Theisen served as the committee for the evening and deserve a well-earned vote of thanks for their efforts.

The Walrus

Vol. 2 No. 50 page 11 Dec. 11, 1953

Officers' Club Acquires New Look

The Officers' Club will take on a new look this week, with the moving of the bar to its new location in the former billiard room. This will provide more adequate bar space and will also provide more dancing room for the members in the Lounge. At present, it is planned to hold a grand opening of the remodelled Club on the 19th of December.

The Walrus

Vol. 5 No. 30 page 2 July 25, 1957

Club Corner

Lt. Ralph E. Campbell, Jr.
Club Sectretary

Another night to remember and look back on - the Grand Opening of the Barroom. What an occasion! What a crowd! What a party !! - - -


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