AIR: C. Obsr.

Not every weatherbeaten Air Forces officer who is entitled to write "C. Obsr." (Combat Observer) after his name is actually a good observer. In fact, few of them are, because most of them are primarily combat pilots. Few men can keep up in both fields, and few want to. Last week the Air Forces was getting a new brand of observer.

At San Antonio's Brooks Field, enrollment in the nonpilot observers' school was at its highest: 122. By December new classes will number 100 each and the Air Forces will breathe more easily....

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