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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - April 4, 1990, Darmstadt, Hesse Wednesday april 4, 1990 the stars and stripes a Page 5north, partner form Bullet proof Vest company Washington apr Oliver North and Joseph Fernandez comrades in arms in the Iran Contra affair Are Back in business again. They re manufacturing and Selling body Armor a commonly known As Bullet proof vests a that North says he wears himself. �?o1 rely every Day on the Security of a git Vest a says a Blurb on the company a brochure signed by Oliver l. North chairman. A the Comfort is unequalled and most importantly it provides the ultimate in body the pair fired from their government jobs Are the sole proprietors of guardian technologies International. A there is no other partner a said Fernandez. A a it a our idea our Money and our Effort. Ollie North is the chairman and in a the president of the their vests Are of a material called Spectra a made by aerospace manufacturer Allied signal a and Fernandez contended it is lighter than other material used in vests. Police officers done to like wearing body Armor he said because it is too Bulky. A we Are looking ahead for our future a Fernandez said. A obviously with our experience and background we feel comfortable dealing with Amer Icay a Law enforcement North a retired Marine lieutenant colonel was convicted last year of three felony counts growing out of his role As a White House aide helping the nicaraguan contras. Fernandez once Cia station chief in Costa Rica had been charged with obstructing inquiries into the Iran Contra affair by the Cia inspector general and the Tower commission. But the indictment was dismissed after attorney general Dick Thornburgh refused to release classified information. The eight Page brochure shows vests worn under shirts Over shirts As safari jackets and rain Coats and the outfits worn by special weapons teams. One of the models was North a bodyguard during his trial last year and on his speech making trips around the country. A subcontractor will turn out the garments until the North Furna Nycz firm has its own production facilities. Fernandez said. A we arc planning to make appearances at Law enforcement association conferences and conventions around the country at chiefs of police conventions and fraternal orders of police and police Benefit said Fernandez. Indians offer Concession in helicopter shooting i a Quot islet Ipi state troopers Man a Roadblock outside the Mohawk Community of a Nienke in upstate new York. A Altona . Apr Mohawk indians have offered to let state police onto their land to investigate the shooting Down of a National guard helicopter the first sign of a break in a three Day standoff Between the tribe and police. State police negotiators were weighing the offer and considering their response officials said. On Friday gunfire believed to have come from the reservation forced Down a Low flying Vermont National guard helicopter making a medical emergency flight. A doctor on the flight was slightly injured. The National guard flew the damaged helicopter off the reservation sunday after Indian leaders let a maintenance Crew into the Community to repair the aircraft. Police have determined that the shots were fired by a gunman standing near a building on the territory said state police maj. Robert leu. Since the shooting state troopers have blockaded the isolated Community known As a Nienke. The Community comprising some 40 families is about 1 50 Miles North of Albany. Indian residents armed with assault rifles have been spotted in Woods inside the perimeter. On sunday the mohawks offered to let a team of Independent investigators onto the reservation but insisted that it be escorted by mohawks and that its findings be delivered immediately to both sides Mohawk spokesman Daryl Martin said. The indians have insisted that a 1794 treaty gives them the exclusive right to investigate crimes on their land. They said they arc willing to fight and die to protect the right if needed. Investigators to interview wounded bus Driver Nashville Tenn. Apr a bus Driver wounded in the latest shooting of the greyhound bus strike was improving monday and investigators planned to interview him for the first time As they gathered leads in the Case. The Tennessee Highway patrol began monitoring the citizens band radio emergency frequency in Case of further trouble. Driver David e. Bryant 58, of Cincinnati was in critical but stable condition at Vanderbilt University medical Center after six hours of surgery on his Arm said spokesman Doug Williams. Bryant was shot saturday while driving an independently owned Southeastern trailways bus on a greyhound route under a pooling arrangement that existed before the strike greyhound officials said. About 6,300 Union Drivers and other employees went on strike against greyhound on March 2. The company has said that since the strike began there have been 29 shootings 70 bomb threats and More than 100 other incidents. The shootings include 24 at buses three at terminals and two at vans carrying non striking Drivers to training or terminals. The company has blamed its striking unions for the violence and on monday reiterated a $100,000 Reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of anyone firing at a greyhound bus or at a terminal. Edward Strait president of the amal Sands of time Gama cd Council of greyhound local unions accused greyhound on monday of using the violence As a pretence for calling off contract talks and suggested the company could Stop the attacks by negotiating with the Union. In a letter to greyhound vice president p. Anthony Lannic Strait said Quot the alleged violence you refer to has nothing to do with the scheduled former police chief Turner to seek . Mayors Job apr former police a Nice Maurice t. Turner a vowing to return honesty and integrity to the local gov Ummen Lri announced monday that he i run for mayor of the nations capital. Nej a ers who serve for the turn 8�od, not personal gratification a min a is in de leaders who sur und themselves with people of Interi contract a top w10 Mere a want a c to pm a cd Man for 32 years and Ino Terr be last sad that improving or ��1 system and fighting drugs crime would be the top priorities of his administration. He offered few specific proposals but promised to listen to the complaints and suggestions of citizens. Turner 54, switched to the Republican party last july fueling speculation that he intended to run for mayor. He is the Only Republican in the race and is making his first run for Public office. Democrats outnumber republicans about nine to one in the nations capital. The former chief who retired last july and mayor Marion Barry clashed publicly Over police staffing Levels during Turners final months in the stars and stripes 40 years ago today. April 4, 1950 a president Truman said it was of Quot major importance for the United states to close the Gap Between its imports and exports As a Means of strengthening free nations against a communist subversion or aggression."30 years ago today. April 4, 1960 a the Federal Trade commission charged Mercury records corp. And three of its distributors with making unlawful payoffs to television and radio disc jockeys in order to promote songs through favored airplay.20 years ago today. April 4, 1970 a nine japanese leftist students who hijacked a Japan airlines g 727 ordered the plane to Fly to North Korea where they released 102 Passen after three Days of captivity.10 years ago today. April 4, 1980 a in an unprecedented action for peacetime the army announced that it would notify up to 200,000 retired officers and enlisted soldiers that they could be recalled to Active duty. Boeing Gers a

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