Sunday, March 30, 1986

Pacific Stars And Stripes

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Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - March 30, 1986, Tokyo, Japan K A racific Stars and Stripes Teen Dear TV and Erma D5 A11 Getting write down to it Stripes essay ad section B m g 41st 88 500 AN AUTHORIZED UNOFFICIAL PUBLICATION FOR THE PERSONNEL OF THE DEPARTMENT OF GOVERNMENT AGENCIES AND AUTHORIZED PERSONNEL WITHIN THE PACIFIC COMMAND TI06 7 ft fir A RICHARD STEVENSON March 1986 RP strike violence widens By Christopher Feola and Mike Van Hoecke Pacific Stars and Stripes Angry Filipino strikers stoned a bus carrying personnel to work as sparked by the weekold strike by the civilian worker erupted for the first time at Clark The strike by the union at Clark and Subic Bay NS continued with no end in servicemembers clashed with clubwielding members of the striking Filipino Civilian Em ployees Association as they attempted to traffic supplies and people on and off Filipino strikers have declared installation gates at facilities in the Philippines closed to American traffic since last A government bus was stoned by angry strikers Friday morning after a servicemember dashed onto base and authorities refused to turn him The servicemember was taken into the custody of military according to a base public affairs prompting strikers to threaten Clark AB and its The release said a Air Force bus See Page A2 Strikers line restricts more than diapers By Mike Van Hoecke through one of many holes in the perimeter fence or toss Easter greeting Travis son of Jane Salyer and Carl Salyer of the 25th Transportation takes a look at the Easter Bunnys offerings at the Yongsan Army Garrison in The bunny will be celebrating Easter all around Yongsan Special to Stripes Stripes Philippine Correspondent CLARK Philippines American servicemembers are at it again theyre crossing the forbidden First it was carrierbased Navy warplanes crossing Lib yan leader Moammar Khadafys line of death in the Gulf of Now its disposable baby baby fa tigues and Air Force helicop ters hopping the Clark fenceline in defiance of a blockade established by striking civilian base em While strikers and Philip pine air force security per sonnel patrol Clarks vast perimeter serv icemembers are taking steps to ensure their families are cared for while they perform duties on ACCORDING TO base twothirds of American families here live off When the strike was servicemembers reported to work at the base to help compensate for the absence of a civilian work Many left their families on the other side of the The situation escalated at midnight Tuesday to gain leverage in their labor the Clark chap ter of the striking Filipino Civilian Employees Associa tion closed the gates to the base locking many families trapping some inside and separating family When the coast is servicemembers sneak basebought household necessities to their spouses in exchange for bank books or neatlypressed There are few places to cash checks off Base law enforcement and security personnel are ex perts at this They know every weak spot and hardtopatrol section of And while roving bands of strikers attempt to cut off this interaction be tween servicemembers and their they dont appear to have the manpower to do STRIKERS picketing the main base gate have only numbered between 100 and 200 at any given Usual ly about 100 more are block ing Clarkview and Friendship There were no picke ters at the Negrito Village gate Wednesday Clark officials arent taking Public Affairs Officer Tom Boyd said many key person nel were brought inside the base before the gates were closed to He said many of them are staying at Chambers Hall lodging facil ity and others are staying with families who live on Servicemembers and their families should refrain from challenging strikers or doing anything that could cause Boyd Now more than the armed services unofficial We take care of our is playing a big role at