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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - February 22, 1961, Tokyo, Japan Talks to GRI Unit Okinawa Bureau Paul high told ment of the Ryukyu Islands legislators Tuesday that they have heavy responsibilities and must represent the people unselfishly and wisely in cooperation with other leaders in and outside of the Akio speaker of the invited Caraway to meet the I was flattered by the sudden ness and warmth of the Invita the commissioner I accepted at although with some since my short time on Okinawa would prevent my being able to any detailed ideas on the substantive problems facing You have the ability and capa city to ensure that the people j have not mis placed their trust and Caraway told the You can meet their expectations for Ithe continued eco nomic and politi a 1 development Jof these islands I by the full exer of the au given you and by your own capacity for May I add that your responsi should also include a know ledge of the world and its problems and particularly the importance of the to the Free I would like to reiterate that the nations of the Free World are The peace and welfare of mankind will progress only if all free men join in mutual endeavors for mutual In the high commis quoted two paragraphs from President Kennedys inaugural address My fellow ask not what your country can do for you what you can do for your My fellow citizens of the ask not what America will do for you but what to gether we can do for the free dom of These are lofty full of Caraway but such idealism made the the great country it is These sentiments are totally applicable to the free people of the Ryukyu CARAWAY To Get 4 Generals Washington Bureau Pacific Air Forces p f f i e e r s were among the 03 Air Force colo and general officers nominated for appointment to major general and brigadier Far East officers nominated for appointment to temporary major general are Richard B o h a n tt o Pacific Air Forces command at and Theodore 41st Air in Named for appointment to one star rank are John deputy 314th Air Korea Rollen vice Thirteenth Air Philippines Horace deputy Chief of staff Japan and Arthur Kel 6920th Security Yamato Hanes ADMIRAL Nishimura left of the Japan Defense reads a citation Bear Frederic Withington for his services as Forces since In ceremonies held at Tokyo the admiral was presented the 2nd Order of the Sacred Treasure for his services connection with the defense of who will be replaced March 1 by Bear Elmer is retiring from the He has completed 38 years ser Photo Rightists Arrest Sparks Demonstration Threats TOKYO UPI The predawn arrest Tuesday of Bin Akao in connection with rightwing violence Japan has touched off threats of demonstrations in protesting his innocence and was being crucified like Jesus was picked up at Tuesday in his ramshackle office which is headquarters for the Jingoist Greater Japan Patriotic and an has described two of his former society members who committed political murders as in the effort to the Japanese way of Akao described the late assassin of socialist leader Asanuma as of Japan ese Otoya later hanged himself in a Tokyo jail cell and Akao placed his death mask on a makeshift altar at the society arrest came in connec tion with a 17yearold rightists attempt to murder the wife of a controversial Tokyo Hoji Kazutaka Komori slashed Shimanaka and murdered her housemaid to protest the publication of a maga zine article depicting a mythical revolution in I dont know why Iwas ar Akao told He was led handcuffed out of his stormtrooper headquarters in a building on the grounds of the Buddhist Kannon Temple in Asakusa en arrest provoked the All Japan Congress of Patriotic Or an ultranationalist to schedule rallies Friday in Akao was charged with conspiring to instigate mur der and violation of peace Police investigators said Akao was quoted in testimony given by Ko mori as saying death to Chuo Koron publishers during a pep rally at Hibiya Park on Wars Easter Colonel Says By PFC KIM WOOD Staff Writer CLARK Its a lot easier to fight a war today than it was six years according to an Army colonel whose battle group would be among the first units ordered to combat in the event of another Lighter weapons and more effi cient deployment of troops have reduced the burden on American fighting Jim McCoy in an McCoy is commander of the 1st Battle 22nd 4th one of the units that took part in Operation Long Pass In Operation Long he we used helicopters to carry a number of troops over the rug Pacific Stars Stripes ged hills of this military reserva I remember how handicapped we were in the Korean War without the helicopter service we now Now the troops feel like fighting an enemy when they get to the other side of the a veteran of World War II and says improved communications equipment have brought more efficient deploy ment of In Exercise Long Pass we made great use of command radio equip ment to relay he ex The radios have twice the range of used in the Korean War and the present ones are only half as heavy as the old who was on the staff at Fourth Sara before taking com mand of the battle group a year and a half said the 1st Battle Group is ready for any combat Before sending our men here we sent them on 6 to 12mile marches at least three times a When they werent march ing they were And night training marches and exercises constituted one third of their total My men didnt find the heat of this country much of a but I wont say we are not McCoy says he did most of his traveling during Operation Long Pass by I believe it is good for the to see me marching along with McCoy Sometimes I had to travel by helicopter or jeep when called to strategy but most of the time I walked like the rest of Long Pass Ends Ah Show Continued From Page 1 was one of the last areas declared An Army spokesman said that nearly troops watched the demonstration which began at 11 After low passes by FlOOs and Voodoo reconnaissance the 45minute firepower demon stration got under way and showed the destruction a modern jet fight ing force can As one group of jets after an other flashed the Super Sabres poured Sidewinder Migh ty Mouse napalm 20mm cannon fire and 500pound bombs directly on their Each scored a direct hit on a simulated marshaling command post or other strategic Not a miss was rec Edward com mander of the 405th Fighter used body English as the sleek jets in his wing skittered in at ground level to drop the napalm jellied gasoline Szaniawski leap ing almost off the ground as the pilots released their fiery After the Szani awski told a Stars and Stripes reporter that the Pacific Air Forces is the best organization in the world We racked up a perfect record in our fire power demonstration That is how we would pro tect troops in actual Normando exercise director for Long spoke to the assembled soldiers and observers after the firepower demonstration and said the show gave Army men increased respect for aerial For General FUCHU Japan 5th AF Horace Fifth Air Force d e put chief of staff for wasj included on a list of Air F o r c e i colonels ed by President Kennedy for pro motion to er The Ind a veteran of more than 22 years has been HANES at his present post since He was commander of the 58th Fighter Bomber Wing in Ko rea for one year before coming to a command is the holder of the worlds first official supersonic speed record of set in an Super Sabre jet fighter on During World War Hanes flew 30 combat missions in the Lightning aircraft while deputy commander of the 1st Fighter Group in the Mediter ranean He is married to the former Vir ginia Ruth Kumler of They have one a junior at the University of AF Establishes New Technician Assigning Plan Washington Bureau new system of assignment haB been established for Air Force officer technicians in the limited resources These officers are mainly in the weather and communi cations Effective immediately they will report to the Air Force for re assignment and may or may not be reassigned to their former global They have been assigned over seas by their global commands and under the previous system would revert to stateside duty at some station within that An Air Force spokesman said the reason behind the change was that manning statistics show seri ous shortages existing in the major commands in certain
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