Sunday, April 14, 1991

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 14, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas New Texas April 1991 Page 9A YES PUT ME DOWN FOR With each 4 bricks youll get 1 brick Thats 5 bricks for a donation of This is the name I would like to appear on the Proper narrtes only and one name per Each brick is limited to 3 lines of 20 letters BRICK ONE TOTAL DONATION ENCLOSED CHECK ONE D VISA D MASTERCARD D CHECK D MONEY ORDER PLEASE DO NOT MAIL MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO VETERANS MEMORIAL COMMITTEE PLEASE PRINT CLEARLY CREDIT CARD NUMBER DATE NAME ADDRESS CITY STATE ZIP Your will be mailed to this address PHONE day evening AMERICAN LEGION POST VETERANS MEMORIAL COMMITTTEE NEW TEXAS 781310179 anger greet base closures Brick purchases should pave monuments way By STEPHANIE FERGUSON tows Editor i More than 60 bricks are beginning j to pave the way for a veterans monu ment in Landa but members of I the Veterans Memorial Committee are urging more people to buy a brick j to make the memorial a Fred chairman of the Veterans Memorial said the monument will honor veter ans that served during any war from the American Revolution to Opera don Desert To pay for the monument esti mated to be constructed approximate i ly 17 feet tall and made of gray granite i die committee is selling memorial bricks for Persons purchasing bricks can have their name or that of any reservist or National Guardsman engraved on Lingner said the bricks will be placed around the monument forming walkways from the parking areas to New uses for abandoned bases sought FORT Texas AP Officials are scrambling to find new uses for Carswell Air Force Base and two other Texas military installations i targeted for closure by Defense Sec retary Dick Dotted on the sprawling acre Carswell complex are 292 industrial and office buildings with total space exceeding 3 million square The which has a includes 757 i dormitory a golf course and three swimming We will start putting together a team right away to see what were going to do with the base if indeed we inherit and how we1 are going to make the transition to the private sec Fort Worth Mayor Bob Bolen said after the closures were announced Bergstrom Air Force 1 Base in Austin and Chase Naval Air Station in Beeville were on a list of 31 major military facilities recom mended for Texas will lose about i including at if the three bases are Cheneys recommendation goes to an eightmember commission that 1 will prepare a final report by July 1 to be approved or rejected by Congress land President I The facilities first must be offered by the Defense Department to any federal agencies interested in taking over the If none step for the properties housing must be imade available to the State local governments are next in line lor the whatever is left is put up for sale to privatesector inves said Defense Department spokesman Glenn Early suggestions include trans forming Carswell into a site for alter Inative government a corporate industrial park or even an industrial airport patterned after Alliance Air port in northern Tarrant Joe has suggested turning Carswell into an industrial free trade zone where businesses would be exempt from Weve got a tremendous said the In New Braunfels City Council gave the committee approval to construct the monument in Landa Park to honor all veterans of Comal The monument will be erected at the intersection of Nowothy Drive and Memorial before construction can Lingner said money must be raised either through brick sales or through corporate Cost of the monument is expected to be about Site preparation and monument installation will cost approximately Cost of bricks and engraving and brick laying will cost about And a landscape architectural flag poles and lighting cost at least according to Persons wanting to purchase a brick or make a donation should call Lingner at 6292140 or any veterans post including American Legion Post at By PAIGE JOHN There were clowns for the kids and flags hung from the but the welcome home party for Desert Storm veterans was a restrained affair as partygoers learned their military base is one targeted for Defense Secretary Dick Cheney announced plans Friday to close 31 major military including Oscodas Wurtsmith Air Force Base and such wellknown installations as Fort Ord in California and Fort Dix in New The subject was on the minds of many who attended a party at Wurts mith on Friday for returning veterans of the Persian Gulf Like people in other cities where a military base provides the communitys economic they said the impact would be We cant conceive of anything coming in here that will ever replace the social benefits or the economy provided by the said insurance salesman Bruce Were talk ing about economic Air Force officials who accompan ied reporters to the party requested that the bases possible closure not be But that didnt restrain some among the who crowded into a cavernous airplane Were not said Donna Were happy to have the guys back but it would still be brighter if we knew they would Wurtsmith is home to a squadron of aging B52G It employs about military people and 685 The base bolsters the eco nomy of 170 miles north of with million in pay property taxes and consumer spending a Cheney said Friday the proposed closures are in line with the plan to reduce the number of people in the military by 25 percent by Smaller forces need fewer base he Its as simple as The list of bases recommended for closure must be reviewed by an inde pendent panel before being forwarded to President Bush and Congress for The panel can amend the list but Bush and Congress must either accept or reject that House Armed Services Committee analysts estimate the closings will eli minate nearly military and civilian As reaction to the list scenes similar to the one in Oscoda were played out across the Its like going to work Friday and finding a pink slip in your said accountant Merilyn who works at Indianas Grissom Air Force Dont Trust Your Hearing to Anything Less 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SERVING NEW BRAUNFELS FOR OVER 17 YEARS A A B HEARING AID CENTER 201B IH 35 WestCourtyard Shopping Center New TX PHONE 6291561 HOURS Thru 9 AM5 PM Here is a glance at the Texas three military installations Defense Secretary Dick Cheney recommended Friday for Carswell Air Force Base FORT WORTH UNITS 7th Bombardment Wing of the Strategic Air and the reserve 301st Tactical Fighter STAFFING military including reserves and trainees civilian and private HISTORY Carswell initially was the private Tarrant In spring President Franklin Roosevelt was looking to expand air corps and train The Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce persuaded Conso lidated Vultee Aircraft to set up In the base was renamed the Fort Worth Armv Air The name was changed twice Once in 1948 when it was called Griffiss Air Force before being later renamed in honor of Fort Worth native and Medal of Hon or winner Major Horace Carswell Bergstrom Air Force Base AUSTIN UNITS 12th Air the only active domestic duty reconnaissance STAFFING military includgin active duly and reservists HISTORY Bergstrom was founded in September Originally called Del Vallc Army it was renamed Bergstrom in March 1943 after John Earl Bergs the first Austin Air Force officer killed in World War Chase Naval Air Station BEEVILLE UNITS Navys Training Wing a command of three squadrons instructing Navy and Marine jet STAFFING 726 military and civilian HISTORY The base originally was planned as Beeville Municipal then opened as an auxiliary of the Cor pus Christi Naval Air Station in The field was named for Commander Natan Brown commis sioned in There seems to be less concern with people than she They build multimillion dollar wea pons but what about the people The atmosphere in was subdued as people learned that neighboring Castle Air Force Base is on the I guess Atwater will go back to being a farming town said Rod Winning as he paused from sweeping up outside his pastry Itll hurt because the base is the only thing around That base means an awful lot to this In near Fort contractor Lynn Crabill was Ive been here all my life and Ive seen us get past hard said Cra Its going to hurt but life is about overcoming misery and then going Business in fell into decline when troops left Fort Devens for the Persian With the Army base slated to close to all but small Army Reserve some merchants say its time for them to move Three years ago we were going to be a boom said Jane Wither president of the Ayer Chamber of We thought we were now were But not everyone regarded the clos ings as bad San Francisco Mayor Art Agnos called the recommended closing of Hunters Point Naval Shipyard an economic bonanza for his This is a onceinalifetime an enormous windfall for San Agnos We now have a chance to convert the nav al base into more productive civilian uses that include ship space for a small business incubator and other jobproducing peacetime Quit American Heart Association Dont let April get to Block provides you with all the help you 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