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Capital, The (Newspaper) - June 10, 1995, Annapolis, Maryland Allies won't hit Bosnian Serb missiles A2 HER STYLE 'Decorating miracles' fill this Arnold cottage Dl her own decorator. Runner named female athlete of HdWELL MICROFILMS PO BOX 155S LAUREL MB 20707 SUNNY SATURDAY JUNE MD 35C Goodbye to blue and gold plebe year started the day I arrived and lasted until the dayl graduated. That's certainly not the way it .is now. William Hunt Photos by George N. The Capital Capt. William B. Hunt salutes the admirals who graduated from the Naval Academy with him In 1965. The retiring officer joined eight other classmates at a ceremony marking their retirement on the anniversary of their graduation 30 years ByJOHNKEILMAN StaffWriter Thirty years nine midshipmen their classmates-and they be- came ciyiliaiis. members' of the Naval Acad- emy Class of 1965 returned to Anna- polis to celebrate iBtiremerit in the same place they launched their ca- reers. Three decades to the day after their they'walked a gant- let of saluting down the steps of Memorial Hall and into a new life. know as a young plebe 1 had no dream that I would be standing here intact 34 years said Capt. H. Wyman Howard president of the Class of 1965. The men. arrived in Annapolis during a construction boom. athletic facilities and academic build- ings went up like mushrooms. The face of the. academy was shift- ing quickly then and so was the Navy. The class's old retired Vice Adm. Charles S. Minter of Anna- yesterday that the mid- shipmen of 1965 saw perhaps more changes in equipment and Were the midshipmen of the '60s made of sterner stufTthen their mod- ern day Nine members of the Naval Academy Class of 1965 gathered again In Annapolis yesterday to mark the end of their Navy careers. Singing and from retiring captains. John Howard Stein James Arthur Roorbach Carter Beaumont Dennis Keith William B. H. Wyman Howard William John Norman Arion Dean and W. Patrick Cooper. attitudes than any other. men behind me all made major contributions to those chang- said. In the last 30 the military tool grunt has been replaced by the-com- puter jock. Drill instructors can't beat recruits into fighting sailors. Hazing at the academy is an honor code Hnht. took much more 'lily day 1 arrived ami lasted until the day I That's certainly not the way it is were times you didn't want to go to You wished you could break your leg online way Aside from fewer Capt. Hunt said the admission of women into the academy in 1976 made the biggest difference. He sees the same thing happening today in where he4s the Naval attache at the U.S. Embassy. The .country's officers come to him for advice on how to bring women into the service. The men of 1965 left the academy for the maw of the Vietnam War. Battle touched this class like many 28 of their comrades died on active duty. But for these time has been kind. They fit into their starch-stiff Page New patrols JL to enhance police work Increased presence to aid large beats ByPJ.SHDEY StaffWriter After seeing increased numbers of calls in Severna Glen Burnie and county police plan to enhance response to calls next month by boost- ing. the number of officers patrolling specific beats around the county. The additional police presence will include-one new officer- in the Severna Park-Pasadena area along With umbrella patrols in Severna Laurel and the far southern .end of the county. really needed one down Said Pat a community activist from Deale. She is also a former president of the Southern District Police-Community Relations Council. are believe it or with iew communities we've never The new umbrella assignment-fit. the far Southern District will involve an additional officer supplementing- the three patrols now assigned to the beats around Tracys Galesville and Bayard. Ms. O'Brien said the umbrella as- signment will make up for problems posed by enormous beat areas. might have only one or two officers from Wayson's Corner to Rose- she said. She campaigned for additional offi- cers in the area for saying the areas policed by individual officers were too large. She had taken her campaign to police Chief Robert Beck as well as County Executive John G. Gary The additional officers will be in place June said Officer Randy police spokesman. In the Severna Park-Pasadena a new patrol beat has been designated for the communities surrounding Lake Waterford Park. It was carved out of individual patrol areas that now in- clude parts of southern Glen Bumie and northern Severna Park. Other new umbrella assignments include third officer to the twfl patrol beats that extend across Severna Park from Earleigh Heights Road south to Glen Oban. delighted to see the increase-in said Maggie police liaison for the Greater Severna Park Councilrwhich represents -most ttf -the area included in the new patrol beat as well as the umbrella assignment. George ah analyst in the police strategic planning said most of the additional were the result of increased calls. posts are all designed on calls1 for he-said. try to make-tt as even as so one officer isn't getting worked to death while another In the the new assignment resulted from concern over officer safety on calls and response times. The Southern which at- tends from the Calvert County line to Epping receives only 16 percent of calls county but includes al- most half of-the county's total The umbrella assignments will be added during the highest-activity hours in afternoons and nights.... left up to the district comman- der to choose the exact block of Mr. Gibmeyer said. Seasonal adjustments can be ex- pected. may want to have officers working until 3 a.m. in the he said. Countywide. he about 42 per- cent of calls come in from 3 p.m. to II.' In the Northern and Western Dis- umbrella beats will include areas of Glen Burnie and Laurel where the number of calls has increased. The Glen Burnie umbrella area ex- Page Area AA groups celebrate 60 years of sobriety By THERESA WINSLOW Staff Writer my name is Dave and I'm an That humble exchange kicked off one of the 275 meetings of Alcoholics Anonymous held every week in the Anne Arundel County area This particular gathering was at a church. People discussed everything from family suicides to business fail- ures all the common denpmina- tor of alcohol abuse antf the 12 steps of the AA program that have helped Because the organization is loosely saved my said a having problems and I was just about where two pioneer members in the them stay sober. It's pretty much what members have been doing since the program began 60 years agoloday. June 10. 1935. was the day a man named Dr. Bob took his last drink with the help of a man named Bill W. and sparked an outreach effort that's mush- roomed into a worldwide network. As of Jan. 1. AA had 1.8 million members in more than groups. In the United States the program reaches over 1.1 million people in more liRe a good mother. There's unconditional acceptance. It embraces all people from all walks of life. It works. It Dr. Richard psychiatrist it is difficult to determine how many people are attending meet- ings in Anne Arundel County. A num- ber of AA groups meet across the oniirty in 3 variety planes county resident who has been sober seven years couldn't not drink. For the last three years coming to I was unable to stop and I was nearly Turned 'by It. I was to lose my who uses his only his first name like most AA came to the group through the court system after a drunken driving case. For him. the group's 60th anniversary is a major event. have been some educators the U.S. who think that AA is one of the major discoveries of our century. It's also pleasing to me that it's so strong in Anne Arundel A local celebration was held last inontti at Clu at CliuiLti in county are buried The national celebration will occur later this month at the convention in San Diego. The international gathering is scheduled for June 29 to July according to a spokesman at AA's main office in New York City. Dr Richard Templeton. a psychia- trist with Severn Counseling Services in said the program has a hp Page INSIDE 4 Arundel Report Bl Calendar AS Cao Cam C17 Classified D7 Comics 86 Crossword D16 Death Notices 017 Lottery... Movies. Obituaries.. .Police Beat.. Religion Sports Stocks Homes Dl-6 Tides A4 B4 A9 A9 .87-8 Cl-5 82-i B5 A9 of The Capital are orinted on recycled oaoer The also is recyclable. Classified 268-7000 Circulation 2694800 From Kent 327-1583 All other 268-5000 South county boy on the road to recovery Firefighter Chuck a emergency- medical technician antgnedtothe uB 19CII to Kato worn by 0 MMor of West node brakM he by a ear to By MICHAEL CODY South County StaffWriter Nelda Miller kept calm when her 9-year-old son was hit by a car on Chalk Point Road in April. mw Ills talking quietly in the few minutes it took rescue personnel from Galesville and Avalon Snores to arrive. But when the rescuers loaded DJ. onto a state police helicopter for the flight to a Baltimore hospital then gave her seat to a paramedic she could contain her fears no not going to make it to the and I'm not going to see him alive Mrs. Miter remembers thinking. -That's jjfet hm cod her soft has home with three breaks in his spine. To keep the first three vertebrae straight while they a 5-pound plastic vest and steel neck supporter are screwed and strapped to DJ.'s 63-pound frame The ErWlur doesn't bother him. D J. said of his body during a visit Tuesday with some of the men who helped save his life. said his who never thought of him as tough before. D in the long may regain flexibility in his neck and resume playing sports. Some stiffiwss is however. TTaH depends on how that first vertebrae hcftb... mdrtghtamit toote4iketriheriinf ;