Army-Navy Tests Here April 2

March 18, 1943

To Be Held For Local Youths Who Would Qualify For Special College Training

Tests for local youths who wish to qualify for the Navy College Training Program and also for the Army Specialized Training Program will be administered under government supervision at the Sykesville High School on Friday, April 2, 1943 from 9 to 11 a.m.

Application blanks may be obtained at the school. Those eligible are:

High school and preparatory school graduates who will have attained their 17th and not their 20th birthdays by July 1, 1943, regardless of whether they are presently attending college.

High school and preparatory school seniors who will be graduated by July 1, 1943, provided they will have attained their 17th and not their 20th birthdays by that date.

Students who will have attained their 17th and not their 20th birthdays by July 1, 1943, who do not hold certificates of graduation from a secondary school but who are now continuing their education in an accredited college or university.

To be eligible for selection, an applicant must:

Be a male citizen of the United States.

Be morally and physically qualified for this program, including minimum uncorrected visual acuity of 18-20 in each eye.

Be unmarried, and agree to remain unmarried until commissioned, unless sooner released by the Navy Department.

Evidence potential officer qualifications, including appearance and scholarship records.

Men now enlisted in any branch of the armed services, including V-1, V-6, V-7 reserves on inactive status, are not eligible to take this test.

The plan contemplates that this college training will be carried on while the men are on active duty, in uniform, receiving pay, and under general military discipline.

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