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The Military Mailbag

Greeting Fellows: Just one letter this time. S.F.C. Elmer Wielenga from Redlands. Present address, Korea. He sends us the one and only:   Dear Friends: I have been in the Army a year and four months, so that it is high time I drop a few lines to the Beacon Lights. I have been in […]

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The Military Mail Bag

Hello Servicemen, Here we are once again with a new batch of letters from “you all.” You’ve really gone to town this time and the Mail Bag is really bulging. That’s the way we like it. * * * * * From Norfolk, Va., SW Don Aardema, who hails from Iowa, writes:   Dear Friends, […]

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Military Mail Bag

What say, GI’s? It’s time once again to spend a few moments with your fellow servicemen who are writing from various parts of the globe. Three letters this month! Everyone as welcome as a three day pass. * * * * * March 25, 1953 Adak, Alaska   Dear friends: I received my March issue […]

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The Military Mail Bag

Hello To All Servicemen, We’re back once again with more letters and pictures. We hope you will enjoy them as much as we did. You’re doing a grand job of keeping this column interesting—Keep it up. * * * * * Our first letter was written a long time ago. I imagine the author has […]

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The Military Mail Bag

Hello Servicemen, Just a word of appreciation to you for the wonderful response we have been getting lately. You don’t know how much we appreciate your letters. We were beginning to think this little part of our BL was going to be a failure. Thanks for getting our hopes back up there where they belong. […]

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The Military Mail Bag

HI FELLAS! Here we go once again. At long last and after many pleas, the letters are starting to roll in. We’ve reached the point now where we are getting one or more every month and to us on the BL staff, that is very encouraging. You really had us worried there for a little […]

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The Military Mailbag

Hey Fellas, You finally did it! Our column can at last stand on its own feet and speak for itself. * * * * * Korea, Nov. 2, 52 Dear All, I’m sorry I haven’t written to the Beacon Lights before but it’s so hard to keep up on all my mail and so easy […]

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The Military Mailbag

Merry Christian Fellows! Even though many of you probably won’t be reading this issue until January or later, we of the B.L. staff join in wishing you the Lord’s blessing on this most joyous day. Many of you will be spending your first Christmas away from loved ones and familiar scenes. At first glance, it […]

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The Military Mailbag

Military Mail Bag has just received some wonderful news. The strict censorship which formerly kept our Protestant Reformed servicemen from writing to this column has just recently been lifted. Yezzer! The letters are coming in nicely once again and we of course are very happy. Hope the censor remains friendly to us. Cpl. Albert Visser […]

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The Military Mailbag

In Memoriam The editor of this column, along with the entire staff of Beacon Lights wishes to express his deepest sympathy to the Dangermond family of Redlands, California in the loss of their son PFC. CLARENCE C. DANGERMOND. We pray that the Lord will sustain them in their days of sorrow and trust that they […]

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