Army Fire Chiefs Meet
The Gulf Transportation Terminal Command acted as host installation for the Annual Fourth Army Fire Chief’s Conference which was held in New Orleans in September.
Delegates to the conference were from Army installations within the Fourth Army Area, which composes the States of Louisiana, Arkansas, Texas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico.
During the four days, sessions were held concerning all phases of fire protection and prevention. During the discussion periods, the interchange of ideas and the improvement of fire service were the main topics.
The sessions were held in the Conference Room of Unit One at the GTTC, where the delegates were welcomed to New Orleans by Colonel Ernest B. Gray, Commanding Officer.
Lt. Colonel Albert D. Bentley of the Engineer Division planned the agenda and the inspection tours that were made at GTTC, Michaud and Delta.