Saturday Tidbits

Courier tribune
13 May 1940
page 2

Former Sabetha Boy Captain in Air Corps

First Lieutenant Carl R. Feldmann, U. S. Army Air Corps was promoted to captain on May 8. He has served 10 years at Selridge Field, Mich., Randolph Field, Texas, Chanute Field, Ill, March Field, Calif and is now stationed at Hickman Field, Hawaii.
Two bombardment groups, consisting of three squadrons each of big Army bombers are located at Hickman, which has about 12 miles from Honolulu. It is the larges air field in the Army, and one barracks alone one the field will house 3,000 soldiers.

Captain Feldmann is base engineering officer of Hickam Field being on the special staff of the post commander, ol. S. w. Fitzgerald. He probably will be returned to the United States next February, in a group of 20 officers from Hawaii who will take the tactical course at Maxwell Field, Montgomery, Ala. — The Horton Headlight.

Capt. Feldmann is a former Sabetha young man. His wife is a daughter of Col. Chas. H. Browne of the Horton Headlight.