European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Jan 17 1961, Page 9

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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - January 17, 1961, Darmstadt, HesseRemote control reconnaissance 8d-1 i of aircraft army photo ii. Serve m private eyes by Spe concentrations a a Perals. The photos value to Ajer $15,000 Cost of the risk of we two and the jives embers the reconnaissance with uncanny Ach be beens a s Winter which will Takel rail Over inhabited the extended a t the drone is controlled on the ground. Shield a however will Fly above the up Lement the ground to sources of control the sd-1 can i the combat require exercise with a the manned plane. Features Are sex event of radar. Receiver fail Ureth an 10 seconds activation of recovery system i the Wittl of Tirol Man when the a has completed its engine failure con by the radar out guide the plane re honoured trans in 5, germ airy Spe of the 4th Tran received 7hartny Sale driving awards Deni and or free were sp4 Lloyd trans co pfc Rich sp4 Donald Martin Ifft Accola 126th trans Depaola. Pfc pfc 3, b. Smith Huit and sp4 Dyke of a 99 he to a suitable recovery she or the Parachute can be released immedi the Parachute fall to open properly. Ute engine restarts after a 10-second Lull allowing the controller to guide it Down safely. The sp-1 is High winged Mono plane driven by a propeller up front. Since it will not Fly Low during the exe Rdse. The Mode air plane Lille engine noise probably will be undetectable on the ground. The drone in launched froth an 30-Pound launcher that is easily handled by one Man. Its portability lends new feasibility to wooded Rocky and Hilly Takeoff Sites Mak ing it adaptable to varying Battle Field requirements. The sd-1 will be operated during Winter shield ii by the Aerial surveillance platoons of the 4tharmd div. The 8th inf div and participating armoured cavalry units. To replace playhouse to. % to � i. _ _. a ". To Frankfurt ass Frankfurt Post has set up an entertainment workshop to replace the Frankfort play House association whose in Bers have voted it out of existence. The entertainment workshop i aimed at offering More Opportunity for participation in Amateur theatricals according to an announce Niento by capt Roger l. Miller pos special services office the workshop we i continue to be known As the Frankfurt play House and special services will produce at least six plays a year in the organization Hans a Allee theater no definite Choice has been the group s next production due for presentation in. About two months according to Robert to Nelson the group s managing director. V. In addition to these productions the workshop will enable service supported personnel interested in Cheater activities to participate inlays and skits on a Hobby basis Miller explained. This Way the base of the theater operations con be broadened to in clude those Amateur actors and theater technicians who Are no quite ready for bigger productions he added for this Purpo Ite Frankfurt Post special services can make other facilities available if the Hansa Ailee playhouse gets filled up wit first string productions rehearsals and performances Miller said i the entertainment workshop i open to ail american personnel in missile so Given big lift Ottburg Germany special Hiss Lemen Are getting a big lilt out of a school Here. The 58sth missile support so motor Pool conducts the school aimed at teaching miss Lemen the delicate Art of handling expensive missiles with cranes. Using a Dummy training missile from Hahn air base students undergo 30 hours of training an practice operating Sci cranes. Is band signal a/1c Barrett John conducts the school which includes a phase de voted to learning a series of 18hand signals used by Crane Crews in moving the big rockets. Crane operators turned out bythe school become key personnel in maintenance and launch area where there s no room for slip ups at a Crane s complicated graduates of the school include a/2c Michael Sowers tag Date Mclntosh s sgt Ralph Linn t 5gt Eugene Lucas and a/2cbenjamin Robeson. A two Man Crew works together moving the missiles with the big Crane one acting As a signal Man who uses the hand signals to direct the other at the Crane s sgt Vernon Chance of the 71st tactical missile so likened Crane Crew to a two Man football team. The quarterback Calls the play and the Crane operator like the Center acts on his signal explained the Blob org in this game the Quarter Back in t concerned with Mere yardage but with the Safe Transfer of thousands of dollars Worth of equipment. The quarterback can t afford to Call the wrong Spear headers set re up Mark in 60 Frankfurt. Germany Spe Cial the 3rd Arrad div re enlisted 606 Spear headers during 1960 for a new High since the division came to Europe in 1956. Important factors in the in crease according to capt Verne d. King re enlistment officer waste division s enlistment education plan and the army s Central assignment plan. The education plan consisted ot29 meetings in which the latest army data and benefits were explained. The Central assignment plan gives a Soldier the Opportunity of choosing his next assign ment either a Post in the states a service school or another Over assignment a/2c John Sowers learns the techniques of missile handling a Sci Crane operator of Wool. Air fore photo titled to armed Forca support tace Frankfurt playhouse Krating As fat part .dx4 the shop under Supery Tobin of Spe Ciai Mart eat a it cent productions of an Apu Alaji Biasi with its Dooz Peak Foschino Pri Flat u John Baker of Doty to a Benet Dennany in crowned Prince of Obei Tanno Faw Ingv a mul Riga for to weeks Over the of Hin a Cal function. He s scheduled to meet i princes saturday afe � Battin Holemark. Army photo Brothers meet after 20 years bad kreu2nach, Germany special two Brothers separate for More than 2o years were re United by a Chance meeting at Amess Hall of the 8th inf dive 68th Armor. .sp5 Robert o. Lenon assigned to the 708th Ord in he visited the 68th Armor mess for lunch. Axe moved through the Mesa line he noticed a Cook with a Nam tag Reading the same As his stopped serving discovered it was i it brother sp5 Jack t. Pierson Jack is assigned to the 2ndmedium tank in s co e. It a the first meeting of Hie pair inc october 1940. 66th Armor holds proficiency tests Hillesheim. Germany is proficiency tests have been con ducted for 50 newly arrived re placements in the 66th Armor. The Testa were conducted by Coa Ofha co. About 50 soldiers underwent testing designed to detect individual training weaknesses. Subjects used were those most common to soldiers in Basic training. Based upon the results special training has been scheduled to in sure uniformly High training for All personnel in the unit airman awarded Darmstadt Germany Spe Cial a la Jason d. Smith of Tho 6911th radio up Mobile her. A received a 560 suggestion award for designing a storage rack for Tele typewriter parts. ,.,.,

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