European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Mar 13 1962, Page 8

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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - March 13, 1962, Darmstadt, Hesse9 the stars and stripes tuesday red Cross parcels filter through Bamboo curtain prisoners of chinese get Relief Stuttgart Germany special american Redcross food packages Are Stilt getting through to four americana held in prison in China. Bach Man now held receives two parcels a month usually one from the american red Cross and the Portland boy scouts will be answered. So semite address your letters to scout Sapaden Golden Jubilee edition . Building. Por and Oregon. Manned by the National guard. By la 5, the army said guards Man will hive the Hercules in 16 states including Hawaii where six guard operated Hercules batteries already have been established. The army said the total number of guardsmen in missile units will decline from 8,000 to 6.000 in the course of the change. It said the number of full time technicians As signed to the batteries will in crease from 4,500 to 5,000 men. A Nike Ajax Battery Crew consists of 90 men about half of Thorn full time a Hercuk screw Calls for 100 men about 90 per cent full time. Other stalls the army said states scheduled to get the Hercules after the pres ent program include Connecticut. Illinois. Massachusetts Missouri new Jersey Pennsylvania. Rhode Island Texas Vir Inin. Washing ton and Wisconsin. The guard which has been Man Ning the older Nike Ajax air de sense missile sinc e 1958, will begin sending personnel to army train ing courses this month to prepare for their new duties. The Maryland National guard is scheduled to be first in the Continental . To take Over a Herc Ules Bat t Fry. Alex slates Sale of radio material starts wednesday Viks Badi n air Force in Kropp and North frit a will launch a file wednes Day of certain . Made stereo phonic consoles and tape recorders. One Mode of a runs Tor it Idle und one Model of a record changer. The Mark Downs which apply to More than $600,000 of electronic merchandise go into effect at the beginning of the Alex 10th anniversary Sale. Reduced prices will remain in effect until All stocks Are sold the nationally advertised radio phone consoles that have been marked Down feature am pm reception plus the latest automatic record changing equipment. Tape recorders in the Sale Are four track full stereo. The markdowns were ordered by Alex to help encourage the Pur Chase of . Merchandise. Ellsworth fab tests plane inspection idea Ellsworth Abs a. Spe Ial a new idea in aircraft inspection is being tried out Here by men of the 28ih organizational maintenance so. From now on aircraft will be a spelled on the bast1 flight line a mediately after Landing. Air Cruft were formerly towed into docks for thai required if the new method proves that inspection time can be substantial y reduced it will be adopted com Mand wide by strategic air come. Parcel via pack train. Four yanks still held upper Heyford Sei sets precedent t . Toastmaster by John a Kuezek ads Londo upper Heyford England is a smooth talking virginian from this 7th air div base is the new toastmaster Champion of Britain. S sgt Norman e. Parker 26, of the 3318th engr so won the title in the speech finals held at Ayr Scotland. Parker a native of Al Rigina Beach carried off the top Honor in the first year that american servicemen were eligible to com Pete in the 19-year-old event. He has Only been an Active Toast master for the last two years. Two Hundred representative from 103 toastmaster International clubs came from Alt Over Britain to watch the showdown Between the 11 finalists with Parker the Only american among the English scots and Northern Irish a county Hall Ayr. Parker reached the last round with his six minute talk entitled open the he previously had won the Home counties area District meet at Aylesbury Buckinghamshire. In his speech the handsome 6-footer with the Mellow vocal chords told his audience that too Many of us live in a Cage of people ought to do just what both fought in Battle of bulge Clarke Baker to attend St. Vith dedication fete by Herb Scott staff writer Heidelberg is usar eur commander in chief Gen Bruce c. Clarke and maj Gen William c. Baker jr., Usa eur chief of staff Are scheduled to attend the March 25 dedication of a world War ii memorial built by the ld6th inf div association at St. Vith Belgium. The memorial has been constructed on the Campus of the College Patronne in the Village of several thousand people 25 Miles South of Aachen Germany with funds s air guardsmen earn of service award Washington special four South Carolina air National guardsmen now stationed in Spain with the 157th tactical fighter so and one stationed at Shaw fab s.c., will receive the air Force exceptional service award for res cuing a chinese air Force Pilot from a burning air plane in septem Ber 1961. Maj Homer l. Keisler m sgt Brosig a. Harmon s sgt Eugene Tucker and s sgt Doyle l. Wicker now in Spain will receive their awards from maj Gen Frank d. Pinckney adjutant general of South Carolina when he visits their Squadron in april. Raised by members of the division association. The shrine will be formally dedicated to americans and belgians filled at St. Vith during the historic 1944 Battle of the bulge in ceremonies at which the usar eur pomander to chief will speak. He will be accompanied by Baker since both took part in the fighting. Baker at the time was chief of staff of the 106th. Clarke then a brigadier general led combat comb 7th army div. American units slated to participate in the ceremonies along with belgian troops Are a band firing squad and color guard from the 4th logistical come at Verdun France. Douglas , n.j., Coffey of West the association memorial chairman has invited All former 106th div members i Europe to the dedication which starts at 11 . Ranger Back in . Alameda Calif

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