Among the Buffs

Issue 2 and Volume 107.

Among the Buffs RIGHT now I’m up to my turnouts in research for a national magazine article on fire buffs and how they got that way. The assignment arrived from the magazine only this week, and in going through my files have come across some letters—long overdue for answering. For instance, there was the one from PFC Richard L. Nailen, US 56052373, of the 2111th ASU, Station Command, Ft. Holabird, Baltimore, Md., who makes on-the-scene drawings of fire action. He says he draws even at night and uses a flashlight if the light of the fire isn’t sufficient. Nailen would like to hear from others with such an artistic flair. The Speaking Trumpet, official newsletter of the Box 15 Club of Los Angeles, sends along word that the new officers of the organization are: Dale Magee, chief engineer; Bob Olson, deputy chief engineer, and Gene Burt, dispatcher. Edwin Von Linden,…

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