European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Jan 26 1962, Page 9

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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - January 26, 1962, Darmstadt, Hesse1962 the stars and stripes for. In Ood the d Ben and t Nan the Tiou Corthe the i his rued Peras �11 to a f of of "0-, i --3i it a Lomm Region Wim safety award c.7 / i Germany special the communications Region Headquarters at ramstein_.,. Is been awarded the letting the Best safety year airs Over the United King Region in the ground Ion which began last commander a from col Albert h. Snider Der at the 1962 com hew at Rhine main air 1,700 personnel. Geneura military personnel injury cent this centrists with 1960"s rate of y35 per cent. For this achieve ment Cen eur has been nominated for the air Force communications service arcs commander s ground safety trophy. This award will be Given to the arcs Region showing the most year. Cen eur had Only five private vehicle accidents resulting in six injuries and no fatalities. In 1360, the Region 11 accidents with 16 injuries and one fatality. The govern ment vehicle Accident rate was Cut in halt in other Accident and injury categories there were 26 in 1960 and Only nine Jast year. These accidents resulted in an estimated Cost of More than 550,000 with 626 Days Tost time in i960 As compared with slightly More than$10,000 and under 400 Days lost last year. Cen eur has 16 squadrons and 10 detach ments located throughout Germany Italy France and the Netherlands. The Region has achieved this degree of improvement Only with a highly motivated safety program. Many various s Means have been used to bring the men in the Field into the Region wide planning of the safety pro Gram. Airmen in Field locations Are encouraged to submit cartoons and editorials with their bylines to the Region safety Council for publication and distribution with the monthly minutes. Both Cen eur and United kingdom communications regions Are part of the european african Middle Eastern communications area with Headquarters Here. Led up ridership Jack Germany in missioner off medical up units Wilt tuesday for acne to be and " Mej Gen Andrew j. Both inf div cd. Jor and first ser have been in no one of Therpe in the command gather at group head Imp. They will bring a combined total of319 a ars of service to trooping the news line 17th Sig tops Karlsruhe Sii ool Karlsruhe Germany Spe Cial marksmen from the 17thsignal in dominated the Karls Ruhe Post pistol and Rifle matches held at the Ettlinger Range Here. They won both the Rifle and pistol team honors and five of the six individual Rifle awards. In the National Rifle association team Competition the 17th signal in outscored. The Karlsruhe pos team 1,313-1.295. While the 17th s pistol team Defeated the 29th Sig Nal in 846-771. Of this expert tip Ertain problems in Lead an Exchange of ideas proposals for the so problems Are the of the be opened with address by it col co of the 62dj discussion groups willed with the following As group discussion Joseph d. Buda 15th Hospital Muench a sol maj Jamos a prox medical in. Baum Eugene Wilson 12th go Baum older and m c. Witt 517th . To be discussed include and morale problems the Burden facing enlisted Leader problems and responsibility an difficulties within sgt Marvin a Price of the 17th signal in captured three of the individual Rifle awards while s sgt Thomas Lawson of the 29th signal in won four of the individual Pis Tol matches. Wiesbaden Germany special a pistol team from the 7100th air police a Defeated a j team from the Wiesbaden cloy police in a dual meet it the to lost air base Wing Small arms Range. The air. Police marksmen too the grand aggregate. National match course and the German International match Competition. A2c James Tabor led the a shooters with an aggregate of 577. Kurt Sternberger was High gun forthe Wiesbaden City police with his 495. In the team Competition the a Stook the National match course i event 1,013-906. They also took the German International match 1,097 1,010. In the aggregate totals the air police had 2,110 while the cite police had 1,884. Long sueepa3c Edward True Center and a3c Paul Rien bergs Riff it of the 7310th Materiel so at Rhine main air base Ger Many both of whom Are 6 foot 7 inches tall show m soft Gilbert Gallegoes How much their regulation bunks had to be stretched to accommodate them. Of photo tour guide to Good listening in the dec 10 anti i4k Boutott in to ism to text pod concert ims c w Ottwin he i7oe 8bn i a 2ddd a Catt inn 1300 w Ley Ben 3x out Loental 2200 Newt Roundup 315 show 52ss Capel at ?3w Newt 2015 Marinn a uric 23b5 it unt she Hull 2400 mrwik 2030 Cut 00 0 my night in 2 in 2130 101 Strin 2150 on a Sttne from 0100 it German to i to 170 1723 i75s i is world Munt 2000 Newt. With Mason 2100 tint my tiny 2130 have gun we travel z200 . Sperti. Weal her 2210 wanted do to or Alln 2235 Harrig Abiaad son 1300 out at the a film w30 Newt weather bunks stretched to accommodate towering airmen Frankfurt special two airmen assigned to nearby Rhine main air base Are stretching things to a Point when they Don t go by the Book in regard to sack Are a3c Paul Rieckenberg and Edward True of the 7310thmateriel so both of whom Are 6-foot, 7-Lnches . The help of their unit Supply sergeant they stretched their regulation Beds 18 inches. The regulation size bunks we recut and had their frames and Springs lengthened 18 inches. After this problem was. Solved they had to find a mattress to fit the extended Beds. A trip to the Salvage Yards and a few minutes of sewing answered the Spe Cial in upholder Post s emphasis on safety on and around i the installation is paying off As motor vehicle accidents have shown a 30 per cent decrease since Las year. In addition Baum outer personnel have received the Northern area come s most courteous drive award six times during the past year. It col Richard e. East Baum Holder Post co has taken a per Sonal interest in stressing safety measures among procedures introduced were the use of col Redroad and weather flags installed to warn motorists of driving conditions traffic safety programs beamed from Ramstein air Basett to Baum older and lectures on Safe driving at training , Germany special maj James f. Thompson s3 officer of the 54th trans in has been awarded the master army aviator s badge Here by maj Gen Frank s. Besson jr., army chief of has 1& years of flying for the army including 6,000 hour sin aircraft ranging from the pt19 and b24 to various helicopters. 26th inf Drivers cited Baum older Germany Spe Cial forty eight Drivers of the 26th inf 8th inf div have receive Gold certificates for driving 6,000 Miles or 12 months without a Accident. S liver certify Ica Tes presented for driving 3,000 Miles or six months without an Acci Dent were Given to 43 men of the 26th. Program set. C3 at Ramst Iii by Henry b. Kraft ids Ramstein. Bureau Ramstein Germany is hundreds of scouts and leaders a Ramstein air base will participate in a wide program of activities marking boy scout week starting feb. 7. " one of the major events will Joea program Over Ramstein to featuring a number of scout films Anda panel including Brier Gea Reginald a Clizbe. 4th Allied tactical air Force f Nataf Deputy chief of staff for operations who is boy scout commissioner of the trans Atlantic Council Gol Nelson j3. Brooks 4th atari communications director and it col shale l. Tulin Public information officer4th Nataf who will act As on the panel will be squad Ron Leader t Leslie. Card of. The Royal Canadian air Force. The panel will discuss american by scouting in Europe and then a number of Short films will be shown including one of the exec Uve Board m e e 11 no in Madrid recently Ramstein scouts report ing to col Maurice r. Lemon 7030th air base Virnig commander a Short on the explorer unit on base taking a flight in a t29, andean outdoor film of German French american and Canadian scouts encamp near Ramstein. I an additional feature of the to program will be a film than Eagle scout court of Honor when 15received the a the week scouts will re port to. Maj Gen Henry r. Spicer 17lh air Force commander an to Lemon on scouting activities on the base. Some will also assume principal jobs on base for a Day. Also on the week s program Avea flight demonstration a Good turn project such As cleaning up a Retreat Parade and the placing of demonstration Booths at the shopping Center which will be manned by scouts Karlsruhe scouts hold court of Honor Karlsruhe Germany Spe Cial the first boy scout Coart of Honor of the year for troops 8and 12 was held Here at the Paul Revere Village school of the court program was the presentation of the Eagle scout badge to Mark and Peter Rammer sons of two and mrs. Oscar Grammer 39th e n g r up and members of troop 8. Life badges were also presented to three members of troop 54- Curtis Ryder Craig Anderson and Fred Young. Raiser Lautem scouts to visit lord mayor Kaiserslautern Germany is about 50 boy scouts rep resenting an explorer Post and a troop both from Kaiserslautern will visit Kaiserslautern lord May or Walter Sommer and other Cit officials on feb. 22 to learn How a City is governed it will be the first time that american scouts have visited the lord mayor. In charge of the or cup will be 1st it Creyton Matthew of co c. 102nd signal bit explorer Post scout adviser t 4th Ini div sic winds Home in by Bob Greabell staff write Mannheim Germany special it was practically a Homecoming for Sec Pat to Sandoval of Tucson. Ariz when he was sent to Germany with a unit of the 4th inf div. This is Sandovals third visit to Germany. He met his wife in Heidelberg and As soon As he gets some free time he plans to visit his in Laws living i various parts of the country. Sandoval a 12-year army Veteran is co e mess sergeant with the list Battle up 22nd inf. He has nine years of cooking _ experience in the merchant Marine and won the Best mess Hall award for seven months running before coming Here for exercise Long thrust ii. He previously was stationed at Coleman Barracks when it was known As y79 tent City in 1951 and later in Schweinfurt in 1958

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