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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - June 2, 1968, Darmstadt, HessePage 8 the stars and stripes sunday june i data useful for prosthetics col. Is expert on chewing Washington special . Military Academy cadets will be sent to Europe this sum Mer for orientation training with army units for the first time since 1964. The cadets will gain Leader ship experience by command ing a platoon for one month inthe Academy s annual army orientation training program. About 50 will serve with units i Europe each month during july and August. From 1960 to 1964, cadets were sent to seventh army units to command combat arms Pla Toons for one month but Over seas training for cadets was Dis continued in 1965. The orientation training pro Gram which began in 1949, gives upper class cadets valuable uni training. In addition to serving As a platoon Leader the Cadet Isable to work in an Active army environment in the combat ranch that interests him help ing him make the important decision of Branch Choice As a first 800 cadets will participate in orientation training this summer. About 600 of these Are tentatively scheduled to serve in units in the United states including Basic combat training units. Others will be assigned to units in Alaska. Hawaii and the Panama canal zone for the one month summer program. By join Reese staff writer Wiesbaden is most people Chew peanuts fast and Tough Steak slowly says d. Rudd chief prosthodontist at the Usan Hospital Here. Rudd who has been practising his dental specially in the air Force for More than 15 years took the trouble to measure Chew ing motions and prepared paper on his findings. I s paper presented at a re cent meeting of the Academy of denture prosthetics at new air University seeks special skills Maxwell fab Ala. Spe Cial enlisted overseas returnees in administrative an personnel Fields Are being sought by air University for duty in the command s Reserve officers training corps vacancies in the pro Gram exist for career noncommissioned officers in grades ser Geant through master sergeant in the administrative Field and in grades staff sergeant and technical sergeant in the personnel Field. An estimated 150 slots inthe administrative Field and More than 40 in the personnel Field will become vacant from november through september 1969. Col. K. D. Rudd Orleans resulted in his being admitted As an Active fellow the Only Active military Fel Low of the Academy one of the most exclusive professional societies in the world. It has Only 44 members. Most of Rudd s work is with Maxilla facial prosthetics which in Layman s language Means devising and applying replacement for lost Teeth Jawbone Noseband sometimes even ears. He is acknowledged to be a leading authority in his Field and is eagerly sought As a speaker by dental schools and professional societies. In his paper before the acad Emy entitled fluorescent photo anthropometry Rudd create quite a stir according to his colleagues explaining his method f measuring jaw motion. His hiding on How people Chew Arious edibles came from this tudy. Heretofore dentists had no adequate picture of the motions of the human jaw sorely needed in the preparation of prosthetics. Rudd s method still in its beginning stages involves the positioning of six Small fluorescent painted spheres along the lines of the upper and lower jaws two in the front and two on each Corner of the jaws just in front of the ears. The three spheres on the up per jaw remain stationary. The three spheres on the lower jaw move. The motion of the jaw is measured by the relationship of the Matching the use of ultraviolet Light and a prismatic camera the paths made by the moving spheres on the lower jaws and the stationary Points of the up per jaw spheres Are photo graphed superimposed on a Mil Limiter Grid. This provides accurate traces of the so called envelope of jaw movement As Well As the Speed at which the jaw data thus obtained Are Analysed and fed into a computer programmed to print out in formation useful in making Den Tal coming to Wiesbader about two years ago Rudd spen a great Deal of his time treating children with Cleft palates he did much of this work a Lackland fab Tex. Rudd estimates that about one child in every 1,000 is born with so called Cleft palate which often involves the Roo of the Mouth and upper lip. Treatment of this disfiguring Natal defect takes Many years and is sometimes started when a child is Only two weeks must often continue until the age of 18 or 20. By beginning treatment when he child is very Young Rudd explained it is sometimes pos sible to bring the still malleable infantile Bone tissue into proper position. In some cases he added Bone graft with a piece of one from the hip has been that George washing ton had to be Content with wooden false Teeth or even an Ivory set carved for him by Paul re vere the colonial alarm spreader and Metal Smith Rudd said that most dental prosthetics now Are made of acrylic plastic Chrome Cobalt Alloy or tantalum. A recent discovery he said has brought the use of microscopic whiskers of Emerald into plastic Proth tics result ing in a considerably stronger yet flexible material. Glass eyes he said Are no longer Glass but plastic As Are prosthetic ears and noses. Lost ears and noses Are replaced witha flesh like plastic carefully moulded to resemble the lost Gold is the most frequently used Metal for tooth Caps and crowns in the .,he said russian and German dentists still use a great Deal of stainless steel. Turning for a moment Touse of fluoride As f i marked that the benefits of in improved Orat Allf scially among youngsters � Ever he warned some of h Good done by fluoride is off by a tendency to rely too Hily on the Mineral to a cavities. Mvi u fluoride Are already noticed � m Rudd s deep voice comes Outin a slow great Plains drawl reflecting his Marion ran Birthplace but Calls san an Tonio Tex., Home now. With a 13-month interruption to serve with the army air corps during world War ii Rudd practice for 10 years in Kan Sas City Kan. He is the consulting specialist for All Safe denial Laboray tories and is president of m american Academy of plastics research in dentistry. Washington special rear adm. Edwin s. Miller commander of nato s iberian omd Atlantic with Headquarters just outside Lisbon Portugal will be succeeded by rear adm. Eugene b. Fluckey in july according to the Navy. Fluckey now assistant chief of naval operations for intelligence Here will also become chief of the military assistance advisor group in Portugal. The Navy has also announce that an army general not yet selected will replace adm. Al Fred g. Ward the United states top naval officer in the civilian Side of nato at Brussels Bel , the . Representative to nato s military committees scheduled for retirement july 1. He has been nominated to the Senate to keep his four Star rank upon retirement. Washington is a Jarmy project tested in soul Korea to solve the age old pro1lem of fostering Good relations Between civilians and foreign soldiers stationed in their raids has been so successful the a is thinking of expanding it t j other overseas commands the test called troop con Unity orientation research Mcwith such Success that Gen Charles h. Bonesteel Iii Agthe 8th army in Korea suggested including it in All military train ing programs according to Brigl Gen. Charles . Ostrom director of army research. I the program outlines Amend can history for the Soldier and draws parallels with the Cours of development in the nation which the Soldier is station Ostrom told a House Karniej services subcommittee recently Soldier of month Miessau German pfc. Enion l. Joyce , Ainis ammunition depot has of named Soldier of the month. Received a $50 . Savings be and a three pass. West Point . Is four . Military Academy Ca dets who Are sons of european based military families Are among the 708 Young men who will be graduated june 5. Also in the class is William , whose father col. William s. Grabowski was killed May 5 in a helicopter crash near Winchester England. The colonel was commander of the com United kingdom depot at Burtonwood the class Are Russell p. Bonasso jr., son of col. And mrs. Russell p. Bonasso who will receive a com Mission As second lieutenant of artillery. Col. Bonasso is com manding officer of the 4th Arm div support come Wuerzburg Germany. Francis a. Cooch in son of col. And mrs. Francis a. Cooch Iii who will receive an infantry commission. Col. Cooch is com manding officer of the 8th inf div support come at bad Kreuz Nach. Joseph s. Mccaffrey son of col. And mrs. George w. Mccaffrey who will receive an Artil Lery commission. Col. Mccaffrey is assistant division 0-9111-Mander, 24th inf div at Munich. Tyler b. Parsons son of col. And mrs. Albro i Parsons will receive a it speaker at the William s. Rabowski Russell p. Ijo Nasso or. Francis a. Cooch in Joseph s. Mccaffrey

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