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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - April 4, 1962, Darmstadt, Hesse14 the Staw and stapes Ami i Washington up presi Dent Kennedy s committee on equal employment Opportunity reported tuesday it has made significant Progress toward As Suring that workers Are not discriminated against because of race color Creed or National origin. The committee set up one year ago Friday filed with or. Kennedy a 64-Page report on its efforts to eliminate Job discrimination in the government and by companies working on Federal contracts. The report covered the committee s first nine accompanying statement re ported that the committee received a total of 1,850 complaints of Job discrimination through last Fri Day. This compared with a total of2,095 complaints received by two previous committees in seven years. Or. Kennedy s group said it feel the increased rate of complaints results from Confidence in the committee on the part of the Type of corrective action has varied from appointment or promotion of the person who made the complaint to More sweeping complaints charged among other things that apply carts were denied jobs and that workers were passed Over for promotion addressed in derogatory terms admonished or Given bad assignment because of discrimination. The report said it is difficult if not impossible to measure Prog Ress i this Field in terms of num Bers or percentages particularly Over the Short Range. Heal Prog Ress is Hown however in minority employment trends affirmative actions taken arid significant breakthroughs in some Fields trained personnel equal needed to develop equal Opportunity programs with private con i tractor. ,. Ices. Spy statutes on civilians extended Heidelberg Germany Spe Cial department of the army civilians and dependents who Are is. Citizens May now be tried inthe United states for overseas Vio lations of espionage statutes us Are or Headquarters said tuesday. The announcement came after the army was notified of the re peal by Congress of the Federal criminal code Section which pre vented the application of espionage statutes to . Civilians , dependents and . Civilians working in foreign coun tries could not be prosecuted by the us. Government for espionage activities overseas because existing Laws applied Only in the United states and on the High seas. The effect of the repeal is to extend the Law to cover . Citizens everywhere.. Citizens May still be tried under statutes in Force in their Host country. The Extension of the espionage Laws to include . Citizens and espionage abroad will not materially change current army investigative practice the Usa eur judge advocate div said but will require even closer cooperation be tween army investigative agencies ant the Fol news briefing in Syria the commander of the syrian army maj Gen Abel Karim Fahreddin addressee newsmen in Damascus As the army was putting Down pro Nasser revolt. At right is col Abdul Gaul Dehman one of the seven army offi cer who led lafitt week s revolt against the government. All seven were reported to have flown into exile in Geneva. Associated Frew photo Bonesteel named to head vhf corps continued from Page t in Iceland England North Africa Sicily and prance. In late 1944. He was assigned to the operations division of the War department general staff and by 1946 he had risen through the position of chief of the policy Divi Sion to chief of the strategic sur vey Section. Later he served As special assist ant to under Secretary of state Robert Lovett in the development of the Marshall plan. In 1948, he returned to Europe where for the next two years Fie served As army military attache at Large in Paris working with ambassador w. Averell her Rimoun. Following graduation from the National War College in 1953, he served As assistant for National Security Council affairs in the of fice of the assistant Secretary of defence. In june 1955 he was made director of the office of National Security Council affairs. He assumed command of the 24th inf div in May 1961. Relieving Brig Gen Harry j. Lemley or. Who was named acting division cd when maj Gen Edwin a. Walker was transferred to Usa eur he. Other appointments announced Here included maj Gen Louis Watson Truman currently Deputy chief of staff for operations in the us. Continental army come named to the Post of Deputy cd for Reserve forces in the same command. He was also nominated to three Star rank. He succeeds Gen Paul a Freeman jr., who will became Usa eur commander in chief. Maj Gen Carson a. Roberts. Cd of air Fleet Marine Force in the Pacific was assigned to command of the Fleet Marine Force Pacific and nominated to three Star rank. Volos shoot fleeing Comrade 15 Yards from West Gate Berlin an East German policeman trying to flee to the West was shot Down by his com rades Only 15 Yards from the Bor Der West police incident happened within slant of Western aupied troops an West police at Dre Itingen where die autobahn enters West three Western Powers have checkpoint there to control Mili tary traffic. West police said the policeman. In full uniform was seen running toward the Border pursued by other East police with dogs. The East police opened fire hit Ting the fugitive once or twice in thet stomach. He collapsed 15 Yards from Western territory. The Man apparently severely injured was carried off on a Stretcher an taken away in a truck. He succeeds it Gen Alan Shapley who will retire june 30. All the promotions Are subject to Senate confirmation As is or. Kennedy s recommendation tha Shapley be placed on the retired list in three Star Grade. The department of the army also announced that Brig Gen Autry j. Moroun former usar eur comptroller has been nominated for the rank of major Gen eral. He is now assigned to the nominated for promotion from one Star to two Star rank Are Brig Gens Charles f. Leonard jr., Ashton h. Manhart Howard , Claire e. Hutchin jr., and John j. Gen Frederick a Zierath cd of x army corps at Al Law ton wash., has been named cd of the 4th inf div at it. Lewis.wash., to become effective this month. He succeeds a Gen Wil Liam f. Train who has been named commandant of the army War College. Maj Gen John e. Hehner chief of civil affairs has been assigned to the Xiv army corps at the Presidio of san Francisco effective in Gen Francis m. Mcgoldrick army air defense come ent air Force base Colo will become cd of the x army corps replacing Zierath. Those named for one Star ran include cols Samuel k. Eaton. David b. Parker Jaroslav t. Fold Jarv William r. Peers Seth l. Weld jr., William w. Beverley and Frank a Osmansky revolt ended Syria claims continued from Page if military government which had seized Syria s government Only lastwednesday., at the height of tuesday s con fusion the seven syrian army offi cers who were said to have led last wednesday s overthrow left Syria by plane and flew to exile in Geneva. Informed sources in Beirut said a meeting of All syrian army com Manders except those in Aleppo had demanded their departure. At almost the same time As the officers left the is. Sixth Fleet docked at Beirut. There was. No indication the visit had anything to do with the syrian situation. But Prav Cla the soviet communist party paper immediately labelled it gunboat it a Cut being made a Broadway i Fisher 33good spirits for the theat Ehe planned for the rest going to in Rome the and Burton bad into the grounds

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