LT. JOHN J. NESBITT, JR. - WORLD WAR II SERVICE / OFFICER'S TIRE COURSE 1943
ABOVE IS THE PHOTO OF THE MEN OF THE OFFICER'S TIRE COURSE AT FT. HOLABIRD, BALTIMORE, MD IN 1943.  LT. JOHN J. NESBITT, JR. IS THE THIRD MAN FROM THE LEFT IN THE TOP ROW.  BELOW IS THE PROGRAM FOR THE GRADUATION EXERCISES, INCLUDING THE LIST OF GRADUATES.  THE GRADUATES RECEIVE THE DESIGNATION: TIRE MAINTENENCE AND REPAIR OFFICER, MOS 4818.

IN ONE OF LIFE'S  IRONIC COINCIDENCES, TWENTY FOUR YEARS LATER,  OCTOBER, 1967,  YOURS TRULY, THEN 1ST. LT. JOHN J. NESBITT, III, HAVING JUST COMPLETED THE INFANTRY OFFICER'S BASIC COURSE AT FT. BENNING, GA., ARRIVED AT FT. HOLABIRD, THE THEN U.S. ARMY MILITARY INTELLIGENCE SCHOOL, FOR THE COMBAT INTELLIGENCE COURSE.            
THE PROGRAM READS:  ORDNANCE AUTOMOTIVE SCHOOL - HOLABIRD ORDNANCE DEPOT - BALTIMORE MARYLAND/ GRADUATION EXERCISES OF 018-3-43 TIRE REBUILDING COURSE - 31 MAY - 24 JULY 1943.  PROGRAM , INVOCATION; INTRODUCTORY REMARKS - LT. COL. KELLEY, ORDNANCE DEPARTMENT, ASSISTANT COMMANDANT; GRADUATION ADDRESS - GENERAL LAWES, ORDNANCE DEPARTMENT, COMMANDANT; PRESENTATION OF DIPLOMAS; BENEDICTION.

THE LIST OF GRADUATE
S: 1ST. LT. CARLSON; 2ND. LTS. CLARKE, DAVIS, FINKEL, HANSON, HERZIG, HOCHMAN, KOZEY, MAYER, NESBITT, POOLER, SCOTT, SMITH, TUBB, YOHEY.  
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