European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Mar 13 1968, Page 9

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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - March 13, 1968, Darmstadt, HesseWednesday Morchy 3, 1966 the stars and stripes Page 9 17.s. And . Troops meet in Germany partners spec 5 George d. Kreacic demonstrates electronics maintenance duties to two German guests at the . Army Giessen sup port Center. Army photo Grafe Woehr Germany special when a group of Young american soldiers contacts similar group of Young English troops in a country foreign tooth the results Are predictable curiosity and is what happened when the men of he Btry 4th Arm div arty and the soldiers of the 45th medium regt Royal Artil Lery met during recent training exercises at this seventh army training Center Grafe Woehr. The units were billeted in adjacent areas and As soon As the initial shyness had worn off steady two Way flow of Friend ship was established. Shortly thereafter trading of British crests berets and belts for american patches badges crests and scarfs began. The most sought after item was american $2 Bills which the English soldiers seemed to pos sess in almost limitless amounts. To the British soldiers on american $2 Bill was Worth an project partnership i ii if started Good will flan Early by John Krueger staff writer Giessen Germany is German and american units stationed Here jumped off to a head Start in carrying out usar eur s project partnership. The . Army Giessen sup port Center commanded by col. James e. Mcdowell had Al ready launched its own know your nato partners program some two months ahead of the Usa eur project. Since then the old program has blended into the new. The Friendship fling began with a group of americans visiting the Gen. Polk will speak at meeting of Ausa Heidelberg special Gen. James ii. Polk Usa eur and seventh army commander in chief will address the Heidel Berg chapter of the association of the . Army at its dinner meeting March 20. The meeting will be held a Patrick Henry Village officers and civilians open mess Here at8 . 4th Btry of the German bundles Wehr s 52nd rocket in at the Steuben Cavern idea a spokesman explained was to show the Ameri can soldiers How their German counterparts work train live eat and spend their free this visit was later returned by the germans. Soldiers of the two nations also got together fora joint Celebration of St. Bar Bara s Day the artillery s annual tribute to its Patron Saint and for the enlisted Man is emphasized in these programs added the spokesman Friend ships have been developed on it was pointed out that the rapport has also extended to the men and their families meeting privately while off duty. To further implement the International camaraderie it is planned to conduct regular exchanges of personnel to work fora week or so at a time in each other s units. A picnic is being planned for april with the he det Here inviting the German Battery As it guests. Making the arrangements is detachment co 1st it. Louis Plank. Although not officially part of project partnership a shoot scheduled for March 30 is considered Here to be definitely an outgrowth of the Good will efforts. The germans have invited fou american army teams to Corn ten German squads will take part including representatives of the army Border guards mar Burg City police marburg Hunt ers assn., and bund Estehr reservists. Only German pistols rifles and machine guns will be used. Americans already lined up in clude the support Center s he det and cob 709th my sgt. W. G. Priebe of the Center s Public affairs office Andone of the driving forces behind the joint a a efforts has also disclosed that brochures Are be ing prepared that will Brief new american Silver Dollar in also accepted Arm patches unit crests and the National de sense ribbon. Aside from the Silver dollars every English Soldier seemed to fancy american parkas As a mos useful clothing item. The weather at Grafe Woehr however insured this item As non traceable. One night a group of English soldiers appeared in an Ameri can billets and suddenly Nangle american get together was in swing. Cigarettes and peanuts High lighted the refreshments As joke telling stories and trading added to the gathering. At the evening s end both sides departed with souvenirs and memories they will Long re member and some newly formed friendships. Frankfurt special Safe driving awards were presented to three 3rd Arrn div Drivers who had achieved a combined total of More than50,000 Miles of Accident free driving. Maj. William n. Lange a commandant presented the awards to spec. 4 Johnny , pfc. Tommy r. Bain and pfc. Herbert , All Sedan Drivers assigned to the commandant office. Aschaffenbur g e a Many special the 540th engr group s Soldier of the Quarter is spec. 4 David .1. Paulik co a. 9th engr , a Vii corps training clerk will receive a letter of achievement a three Day pass and a $25 savings Bond. Airman of year named Spang Dahlem Germany special sgt. Raymond f. Pickert of the 2137th communications so has been named 1967 airman of the year by his unit. Pete in the match to be held at Comers on the German military Nieder Weimar Range near Here with emphasis on the local units. Obiri Ildur your guide to Good listening in the dec Jamji Jwj Al wednesday american forces network the times listed for an programs Are Central european time Newt every hour. Show to pop music w Don Mcneill Wota Koteny 6 Tempo 1005 unlimited request show 1030 Ira Cook Road condition 1105 modern sound at 0700 1130 request show 1210 sport 1215 request show 1305 Art Linkletter 1315 Good Milo 1406 Small world 1506 Date with curl German to a tract 2315 John Doremus 0005 Herman Griffith 1746 sport journal 1800 world at 1800 1825 local new 1036 Jim Pewter 1905 Young sound 2005 on the scene 2030 connotation 0030 profile ooj6 All that jazz now hear this to Newt 15 Black Ocar country1 ?2a Chad. Land without Stone color 1800 Newt 1745 new 1760 off duty Magazine 1816 Maitle 1850 department m 1u27 new �000 popular Melolle from yesterday color second program 20i5 German ship building 2105 dreams in the Mousetrap comedy news Goeppinger Ger Many special Colo Nel b. Jones who just the other Day was capt. Jones is now maj. , it s not n a in e game . Colonel b. Jones yes his first is colonel was promoted to major by Cere monies at 4th army div on his new Gold Leafs were maj. Gen. E. C. D. Scherrer 4th army div cd and Jones wife Tommie. Jones a native of Hobbs n.m., is chief g8 operations officer. Ramstein Wiesbaden Rhein main to 1600 p mov 1630 net 1900 Carol Burnett Vot ten o Rock Niuro clock 1/01 my Throe son 2001 wild wild West report 1605 en.01 is0 1 Dick Van do 8101 Lawrence Wick to Tom Chi show Mcku of i cd is 1 Dyk 1830 evening report auction and Kotliar Payta or o or Wiesbaden is the Wiesbaden German american Coin club will meet March 15, at the american Community Center 7 Pauline Strasse Wiesbaden at 7 . All germans and americans interested in Coin collecting Are invited to join. Additional information May be obtained by contacting club president. Herbert Rossel. At Wiesbaden civilian 46188, or maj. Her Bert r. Hogue at Wiesbaden civilian 75485 or Wiesbaden military 22537.the club meets the first and third Friday of each month. Hanau Germany special about �50,000 in improvements will be put into the . Anu commissary Here Vogelsbery District officials have an new machines have already been installed As part of a modernization program which will stretch Over the next six of the machines a �9000 meat wrapper can do the work of eight people a District official said. It wrap sup to 40 packages of meat per new machine can bag about 200 ibs. Of fruits and vegetables each minute and a third removes Bone Dusi from meat. Erlanger Germany Spe Cial _ it. Col. Larlan a. Keith has taken command of the 4th army div s 1st in 35th Armor from col. Chester a. Sargent. Keith was pre Sously As signed in Vietnam. Sargent has been reassigned to Aberdeen Pun ing grounds my

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