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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - April 4, 1968, Darmstadt, HesseThursday april 4, i960 the stars and stripes Page 3 Impact of Call up Falls on strategic Reserve Ivy a at ,., cd Washington Bureau chief Washington is while to a focus of attention at the Pentagon has been on the Viet Nam War and its increasing Nee for manpower the predicted Call up of an estimated 80,000 to60,000 reserves will Hove its Impact on a part of the . De sense posture that has been dwindling for some time. This Islic strategic Reserve of marines and army troops in the United states who might be needed at any time for any new situation. Defense officials said monday the Call up would Start in the next few Days but they could give no details on How Many men would be involved or whether the would include All the services or just the army and the Marine corps. More than Likely this latest action will mean calling individual specialists to duty in the next few Days then gradually building up the Pace to the activation of brigade size units of the army s selected Reserve forces and the Marine citizen soldiers in this new development will fall into two categories. One group will form a part of the 15,500 support troops who will go to Vietnam As part of president Johnson s latest build up. The rest will come from the regular services to bring the . Total in South Vietnam inthe next few months to 549,500. In addition some replace ments including combat troops will be sent to Vietnam defens officials say to relieve some of the 11,000 men of the 82nd air borne div and marines of the Landing but again they add exact num Bers Are not second group of up to 50,000, will be ordered to Active duty in the next few months. De tails Are not available but it disbelieved that Many will come from the army s 150,000-Selectedreserve Force now More than two years old. The Reserve forces made up of 119,000 army National guardsmen and 31,000army reserves. Unlike the smaller group these men will remain in the a compulsive Gambler to have brain surgery Warrington England up surgeons will perform brain operation soon on 21 year old Eric Edward wills tory to cure him of compulsive gambling. A magistrate s court has Madean order so that wills can undergo the operation a leu cot omy which the court was told he has agreed to. The order monday followed wills admission in court that he obtained $96 under false pre tenses and stole $83 from a Gas meter. Or. Harry Fleming senior consultant psychiatrist at win Nick Hospital Warrington where the operation is to take place said we Hope for a marked improvement he said that wills has a psychopathic Dis order. At a previous hearing Flem ing said wills has a compulsive urge to Gamble and to satisfy that urge will do any thing whether by begging Bor rowing or Fleming said wills was expected to enter the Hospital Sun Day and have the operation in a decision however has brought shocked reaction fro some brain specialists. Or. Ronald Casson psychiatrist to gamblers Anonymous said a Leuco Tomy was intended to relieve tension but that i could change a patient s personality. In my opinion this is like taking a Sledge Hammer to crack a nut he leading London brain sur Geon warned if a Gambler feels a great Deal of anguish an guilt the operation could Lessen these could become an even More compulsive suspect guilty in Newark boy 17, Burns self to death in Japan Osaka Japan a a 17-year-old japanese youth died in a Hospital tuesday after setting himself afire near the . Consulate in this Industrial City police reported. They said the youth a Barber apprentice was seen dashing out of an Entrance to a building where the . Consulate is Situ ated. The youth identified As Kazu Shirakawa ran about 90 feet then collapsed. Hospital official said Shirakawa was in a coma most of the time before his death but shouted anti Vietnam slogans when conscious. Tit circulation office phone numbers Otmany Bolln Civ t3khu a Myrh in. Civ 4mm, Mil tw4 in furl Civ

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