Clouds ranging up to 30,000 feet along the route caused cancellation of today’s mission. An order is out prohibiting ground personnel from flying on combat missions. Several ground officers recently have slipped aboard B-24’s thus participating in a mission. The Group orientation program is slowly getting under way. Attendance has been poor owing to the voluntary nature of the meetings. The next move probably will be compulsory attendance. One would think that soldiers above all ought to have some interest in the events which bring death to some and threaten the future of the rest.