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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - January 10, 1962, Darmstadt, HesseTog the stars and strikes emergency supplies to Wiesbaden Germany Spe dal an air Force c124 Globe master transport has departed from Frankfurt s Rhine main air base tuesday with almost one ton of emergency supplies for the flood victims of Somalia. The supplies mostly Medicine Ware collected by the German arabian african association for scientific and technical cooperation and was donated by firms throughout West Germany. A Somalia National Awad Mohammed a University student in Frankfurt initiated the drive for his Homeland. Piloted by capt Charlesw har Ris of Highland. 111., the Globe master will make refuelling stops at Athens and a base in Aden on its 4,000-mile flight to Mog Aliscio Somalia. The aircraft is assigned to the 53rd troop Carrier so based at Mog Aliscio the giant trans port will pick up two h19 army a to publish e8, 9 orders by Hebb Scott staf writer Heidelberg is in a new move to further the prestige of the top two enlisted grades the department of the army has started to Issue special orders similar to those published for officers for the reassignment of e8s and e9s. Senior cos transferred Over seas or reassigned in the states now will receive an extract of a special orders directing their change of station in the same Man ners As do commissioned and War rant officers a Usa eur he official said. Orders for the return of the senior cos from foreign posts to the United states will continue to be published by local commands he explained. The change however Wili in crease the prestige of e8s and e9s by placing them in a special enlisted category with their reassign ment orders published and distributed worldwide the official said. This also will enable enlisted members of the army in the top two grades to keep track of their friends in global reassignments he pointed out of contract awarded Mountain View. Calif. Up Sylvania electric products inc. Has been awarded a $2 million air Force contract to develop and produce travelling wave tubes to be used in the electronic counter measures system of the b58 Hustler bomber. Helicopters and support personnel for return to Germany. Meantime a c130 Hercules transport of the 322nd air div was scheduled to arrive at ram Stein a Germany late tuesday with a nine Man army medical team which was flown into the flood stricken country along with 12,000 pounds of . In november. Medical supplies Connie landed safely with 2 engines out Otis air Force base mass. Spe Cial a Veteran air Force Pilot was credited with saving the lives of his 19 Crew members when the four engined radar plane in which they were flying developed serious engine trouble while on patrol 400 Miles Over the Atlantic. Ocean capt. Lloyd g. Grandy of her Mon n.y., was at the controls of his huge rc121, when its right engine began vibrating and had to be slowed and stopped. Less than an hour later one of the aircraft s left engines also be Gan to vibrate dangerously and had to be feathered. Headed Home with two engines gone Grandy turned. The aircraft around and headed Back toward the air base Here. He was joined by a c133 cargo plane and another rc121, which had intercepted his radio trouble Rex it and had come to escort the damaged aircraft Home. The three hour nerve wracking flight Back to its base was de scribed by observers As a touch and go voyage and Veteran air men warmly praised Grandy s ultimate Safe Landing As one of the finest and most skillful feats of airman ship Ever seen under the circumstances. The Veteran air Force Pilot is the brother of Francis j. Red Grandy chief photographer for the stars and stripes. Army lets contract for Pershing missiles Orlando. Fla. Up Martin Marietta s division Here has received two army contracts total ing $210 million for continued work on the Pershing weapon system. One contract is for continuation of the research and development program and the other for initial production. Added supports set Gene Cush Jan left and t sgt b. W. Bines manufacture Brace at to Safe s Only orthopaedic shop which is located at Wiesbaden Germany. Of photo Wiesbaden Trio braces Safe by Peter Foley staff writer Wiesbaden Germany is when you need More than a Crutch to lean on technicians at the orthopaedic shop of the air Force Hospital Here will make whatever support your aching Bones require. A Crew of three air Force sergeants make orthopaedic supports sex Ang unite to get Wjt Wiesbaden Germany is National guard outfits recalled Tractive duty and now serving with Safe Are in line for full scale on the Job training a Safe spokesman said Here. A travelling instructor team from the air training come since its inception in the fall of 1958 the shop has served nearly 8,000 patients. It has constructed More than 2,500 braces and has made some 20,000 shoe corrections. The most Complete Brace Weever made was a bilateral Long leg Brace with full Back and neck supports attached. It took Over 40hours to finish Froysland said. This Brace was designed to give full support to a patient paralyse from the neck making a correction Brace for a crooked spine takes Many hours to construct and is the most complicated for said mines. We first must make an exact replica of the patient s trunk in plaster and custom tailor the Brace to suit the individual an outstanding design Factor is that every Brace made regardless of How complicated or simple it May be requires personal attention to the individual s needs. A Brac ideally suited to one patient May cause serious harm to another even if both have the same difficulty. Another feature in the opera Tion of a Brace shop is flexibility. Although there Are Standard fit Tings problems arise that have no precedence. Many cases Are solved Only through the application of years of experiences Froysland explained. Of research Book issued Washington special vol ume i of the air Force scientific research bibliography covering 3,000 air Force research projects from 1950-56, has been put on Sale for $6.75 by the superintendent of documents . Government print ing office Washington 25, . Ques o�u1 Heidelberg burning Bucks by says the according to at by the Engineer Day the Money to wasting duo of of Overly heated Roc 1,220 new m14 rifles in addition the i there would be entrap Brover to buy each of the weapon movies saturday night 1 other i but heat is not the. Wasted in usage Tab and water waste utilities expense Light bulb left in each of the billets in Usa eur More than $7,200 a Mon the Engineer. And this include troop billets he a reduction of Only in the Usa eur Huttt would save Over $3,1 a spokesman for the Ginger said. " Utility conservation is a matter of common spokesman said. Few realize few people would burning or faucets were paying the Bill Don t realize he said is Are paying the Bill. If we saved that $3 spokesman continued is improve maintenance of roads grounds and training i and reduce off Shore exp Eti and outflow of de the five per cent red the utilities Bill should not to achieve the engineers do so Usa eur person have to Stop burning Money necessary waste of water sary lights and unregulated Polaris contract Wilmington Del. 1 the Navy is amending an contract with Hercules to to provide $9.6 million Dit ional research and develop on solid propellants for missiles it was announced top gimmicks with a mock up of a Browning Matloc Rifle after he Sims bar marksmanship Marine corps air station Neche Hawaii. He fired of a possible 250. Up 1 a 7 a h3 we to 8sifo 4 1 wrist t&9m a m

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