European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Jan 26 1968, Page 8

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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - January 26, 1968, Darmstadt, HessePage 8 the stars and stripes Friday january 26, one Force one chief Canada three services to be integrated try Gmo Kic Kinkki stuff . Germany is can Nola three service branches will be come fully integrated under the single Label of Canadian armed forces feb. 1. After nearly four years of legislative debate the Canadian army Royal Cana Dian air Force and Royal Canadia Navy will officially be merged into a kindle service sharing a common uni form a common system of rank and rank insignia and functioning under chief of defense staff currently Gen. J. V. changeover will involve the approximately 100,000 military personnel of the Craf run and army. Instituted along with the integration of forces arc new Job ratings with nine groupings for Ems and cos rated according to trades their skills and responsibilities. This Means that one Cor poral might be paid More than another if his Job is rated higher on the l-to-9 scale. As explained by Craf 4 Wing flight lit. Norm Henning who will take the rank of Captain under the new system borrowed from the army some fringe benefits will be packaged within the in creased Gross base pay. Under the new system he said pay will be based on the Job performed that a single Man would receive the same Money As married pm or no if performing the same , the move toward an Inte grated Canadian Force began in march1964, with publication of a White paper that spelled out the roles and Mission of Canadian forces. Four months later a Bill was passed establishing a chief of defense staff to replace the former individual service april of last year the reorganization act was passed after the third Reading in parliament Clearing the Way for uni main tasks ahead. Henning said Are completion of the personnel Struc Ture and phasing in a single logistic system. Full use of the new uniform is expected by 1971. The new rank titles Are general lieutenant general major general Bri Gadier general colonel lieutenant Colo Nel major Captain lieutenant second lieutenant officer Cadet chief warrant officer master warrant officer warrant officer sergeant Corporal and will be some exceptions to the revised rank designations. The a unexpected to continue use of its tradition ranks and certain private and Corpora equivalents such As gunner Rifleman o Bombardier will continue to use the functional titles. Be Henning said that integration gave the Opportunity to go into All areas of Mili tary operations and apply modern management and personnel techniques to improve these operations. Integration he said also eliminate costly service rivalry As a single control Ler May buy Materiel in greater bulk and consequently at better prices Henning indicated that full of integration will take some time but that the new alignment will make it possible to do the same Job More economically with less people and Les duplication of services. Investment mrs. . Savings Bonds 1967, doric dam Uthof Magnolia tex., discusses the Bond drive with spec. 5 Larry Gaus u stars and stripes Linotype operator during a recent tour of units in the Darmstadt Germany area. Mrs. Damuth is presently touring four countries in Europe exhorting americans to invest in the savings program. She will continue her barn storming in the states afterwards. Is photo by Grandy army policy to thaw freeze on promotions Washington is thar has announced a new poll by to break one of the enlist promotion bottlenecks that a been bothering soldiers for Man years. The problem involves the recurring Over strength in certain military occupational special tie mos which result each month in a promotion freeze order for thousands of enlisted men even though they Are running at record level for most men world wide. The freeze is necessary the army says to keep the mos Grade Structure in balance. A recent Cable to major commands directed commanders to take two actions to Cut the Mokover strength and As a result provide equal Opportunity Follower ranking enlisted men in Frozen specialities to get Ahe acas soon As possible the message thing commanders will do is review All the records of those who have Frozen mos but Are not actually serving in the Spe Fialty. If reclassification or designation is appropriate the army says action should be taken to change their primary specially. Priority consideration will to awarding to those individuals with primary Moss one promotion freeze list the mos n which the individual is serv no and designating it As pos As soon As the individual is con dered qualified the message Aid. The mos being with Rawn As primary will be design lated As the secondary mos or club menu no place for daily bulletin Brussels special the military club May to duo some changes Whon the club officer no. Or advisor return Home from the 45-hour i Safe open Moss training Courso hold bore this week. Club patrons May spot the first change in the most obvious place Tho club Monu. If Charles a. In vice presi Dent of administration for the Hilton International company has his Wiy army Navy and air Force club Monus will no longer i Somblom daily bulletins or memorandums f a m j. it. Urged Tho military conferees to make Iho Monu something a Soldier can write iome Bell told Tho 250 . Military club managers Froid Germany England Italy Turkey an Greece How they could Spruce up the Monu in appearance handwriting style to make it More appealing to the breakfast he suggests that military clubs switch to the printed place mat menu that greets the Soldier with a cheer Ful Good morning while it saves him time to have the men immediately available. Bell gives top rating to Mili tary clubs that have discovered the Eye Appeal of dinner menu which match the club decor. Litle ii awarded satisfactorily perform ing their duties in a Smos Orother awarded Moss will have their duty mos changed to their mos unless this is specifically prohibited by regulations or circulars the message added. Re quests for exceptions will be considered at the Pentagon. The army also wants Soldier whose pos and Grade appear frequently on the freeze list to be Given priority consideration in going to mos producing course sat service schools they can enter new career Fields where promotions Are faster. The monthly freeze list varies from month to month and covers the whole spectrum of special ties an army personnel official explained. Few Are in tactical operations. This month for example it includes eight Moss ingrate e9, ten in e8, six in e7, thirteen in e6 and Only two ine5. Litten. . Gerald Litten an officers effectiveness report Monitor assigned to the 32nd fighter interceptor Camp new Amsterdam runs the names of his five Brothers through a typewriter. Of photo by Drapac by Ray Wrigh stuff writer ramste1n, Germany is name is legion in Iho air Force with six Litte Brothers from Flushing Ohio scattered from Thailand to the Netherlands and Germany with a comi site service record of 50years. If Flushing High school keeps a roster of its graduates in serv ice it must read like a Litany of Kittens. The names Sgt. John m., 37, is an air Craft Mechanic with the 526thfighter interceptor ram Stein air base17 years plus i service. A sgt. Robert Dave 32 alright Patterson fab administrative specialist with the 17thbombardment Wing has 11 years in . Larry r., 30, at Ubon air base Thailand is air Frame global of brother a pal Man with 5-years in . Sgt. Kenneth a., 29, a Rhein m.?,.ai�base aircraft Mechanic 7310th Materiel has eight years in service. S. Sgt. Gerald l., 27, is an offi cers effectiveness report Monitor 32nd fighter interceptor Camp new Amsterdam the Netherlands with eight years ii Man Carl s., 18, administrative clerk 343rd.combat supports Duluth International Airport has been in the air Forte since september 1967. Three of the Brothers Gerald Ken and Larry All enlisted at the same time eight years signed off in july 1sw then rejoined the air Force m1966.the last time the seven Burotti ers were All together was at a family reunion in 1964 that included their four Sisters Vivian Phyllis Sandy and Kathy

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