European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Dec 19 1960, Page 8

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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - December 19, 1960, Darmstadt, HesseThe Taw and St covers in Dan special the Crew of to a navy1 european Mideast division of the Bureau of Yards and Dock Here is an unusual and versatile lot they Are competent engineers a speak six languages no working in hot african turn men and the Bon Huung Winter a of front Lorn Europe have done und bargaining in the Middle East and Nave lived air pollution Probles in Southern la find thew naval engineers said civilians travelling around three continent performing stir by to or Job. Ricaey Are charge with the Nat s and real estate interests throughout in Eastern Atlantic and awed Lerra Nean a area almost twice the Fth untied state. Five years ago the Fiam of free Hare was fax Man opera Tion. Today it is binned byline officers of Ute to any s civil Engineer corps and about 100civilians. Capt Lewis c. Cox a Veteran naval Engineer directs the operations of this unique organisation from his office at Hyde Park Corner. Be holds the purse string Tot All Navy and Marine corp construction projects in Europe an the Middle East which Are valued at More than $200 s staff consists of Engi neers utilities specialist lawyers architects planners and Estima Tor. They study prospective att for base Layouts prepare pcs Jet designs and costs of construction Aad numerous other related foe tors. -., thew naval and Vilian engl cup i c. Cows right Dot Cuamea project plans with Caudr o. , in is London headquarter office. Navy photo new Onu nand at sea insignia approved for Fleet unit cos Washington special the Navy a authorized distinguishing devices to be worn by of leers i command of ships or Fie to aircraft squadrons or who have held such commands. Jewish servicemen lend hand to buddies a shag n total of 103,000 set of Public Quarter Worth 923 billion Stu Toon be realized it costs the Navajr about 9800 Maltlon each year just to operate and maintain these support unit. The european mid East division alone leases land for Over 39 Dif Ferent naval establishments which Range from Large naval air station to commissary stores Communia units fuel depots and Ord Nance Magazine. And to support these activities the division maintains some 2,000 v a i cd e � and assorted pieces of construction equipment .-.,. Some of the routine jobs Toth Erthan it ntructt6n and Mantena co which the naval engineers at Lon Don Hove undertaken includes tasks ranging from blood control in Sicily to peat

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