European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Apr 27 1957, Page 11

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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - April 27, 1957, Darmstadt, Hesse Rici s to f o cd t u r o o o n prof rom ton sponsors Patricia sgt Iso in wrap Jacqueline Stephens Toft fun payed her work in her Otto Pakenis dime of who suggested he Exchange program proves popular at of base i f 1 British wraps spend week with yank compare work of duty activities by Thurston staff writer from left air commandant Mary Gen maj Martha if Raf messes and canteens add hamburger to the menu you can prob ably credit the innovation to an american stationed in an unusual Exchange program was inaugurated five enlisted members of the British women Royal air Force wrap spent a week with their Amer ican both at work and off at the South Ruislip Headquarters of the 3d of and 7th air it All began when 1c Alice Walter of Grove went to the Raf station at As a member of a was Pink Pong team play ing English women gave us a wonder m time awl we Felt we ought to return the she sail we also Felt it was a pity we spend More time together than the few hours we on return to South she 1st it Dorothy Usan project and suggested inviting a group of wrap pers Osmel to work and live with the was for a the proposal was welcomed both by Usan and the the five wraps came to South Ruislip from different picked to head them was sgt Euphemia Thorburn from who has served Al most continuously since sgt Thorburn worked As assistant to m sol Kathleen Mccoic each wrap was assigned a was sponsor of similar rank and duty to work with her on the Job and join in of duty recreation Alice Walter sponsored senior aircraft woman Ellen Ruscoe from who worked As administrative clerk at the 19yearold wrap was particularly impressed by having her name on her like the she was also delighted with Usan working and living some of the girls we rent used to drink ing Coffee or milk but it was no problem for she the always been a Coffee leading aircraft woman Dorothy a pretty 19yearold had Only a two station subway ride from her regular duty at West sponsored by Barbara she worked As person Nel before leaving she confessed i like it so much at South to like to leading aircraft nuut Steph who worked in the out Puente clinic at the 7520th Usan so Well liked that the american said id like to Haw with us sponsored by she was kept continuously tear the the general consensus among it to Lish women was that meals in Usan mess were both in to alar and the empty plates evidence of that a genuine passion for turn Burem was developed by leading aircraft Towb Pau line Preston from stationed at she wwked1 teletype operator in the Lith our Araica tons and was sponsored by s set Feddie and a 2c Patricia when i get Back to Tim it ing to teach our Cooks to she the British air women said they of Raadt Little difference Between thafor own Aadla american methods of during the week the visitors were at South they were visited by air commandant Mary wrap i who lunched with maj Gen 3d of and attended a special Retreat ceremony in which British air women took the week was a wonderful said its Alice i we can do it again and for a still longer the Outlook is said to be Good Tor project becoming a regular Exchange to enable Usan and rap personnel to know each other 3d of and twi air april 1957

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