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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - March 16, 1968, Darmstadt, HesseMoreh 16, 1968 the stars and stripes Page 9 decisions at a trial run of the tournament of knowledge at the Cam brai service club from left spec. 4s Charlie Gael and Terry Schultz wit spec. 5 Dennis Davis and spec. 4 Robert Rabe Ponden the question tossed at them by the my. At right Jane Smith gets ready to answer the question after getting help from left Carla Cotter from the Bremerhaven service club and Sharon Guiglimo Edwards service , Damon lirains9 to joust in tournament by John Krueger staff writer Frankfurt is Usa eur service clubs Are lining up local brain Power for their first tournament of knowledge. The finals Matching win Ning regional four Man teams will be held june 22 at Nuernberg and will be staged by the North Bavaria District. The fast paced quizzes based on the stateside col lege bowl program will kick off at local service club Levels. These championship quartets will be decided by april 30. The winners will then com Pete District wide by May 27 before regional titles Are part in the regional contest Here at the Mcnair service club in Hoechst on june 8 and 9 will be the Host Taurus District and Rhine land District Giessen support Center Berlin and Bremer Haven. Getting the program Roll ing in the Taurus District is the District service club director Virginia a. Moore who will take Over new duties april 15 in Heidelberg As North Baden District supervisor. Her replacement Here will be Margaret Kelly germans yanks stage Aerial assault Frankfurt special the value of project partnership training was proved again a members of v corps cod 17th inf in eng Range patrolman the 350th aviation co conducted a joint airmobile training exer Cise with the 23rd surface to air missile in of the German armed forces. Purpose of the exercise was for the German air Force Bat Talion to gain practice in ground tactical Security of their missile and radar Sites. For the Heli copter pilots the exercise was a Chance to practice tactics for Anair assault against fixed instal lations. The men of co d received air Mobile and Quick reaction As Sault training in the exercise. Coordination for the exercise was through the s3 Section of the loth aviation in and the Bat Talion s commanding officer it. W l Patrick n. Delavan. Dola Vansand this is the first cooperative airmobile training against fixed installations in nato. The germans knew Only that Inere would be three air assaults on their installations. They did not know How where or when the assaults would airmobile training began Early with the rendezvous of on platoon of men in camouflage dress from the Long Range patrol under the command of capt. Lee land b. Kratzer co d co and eight cii34 helicopters from the 350th with capt. Wayne c. Lan Nin As platoon Leader. Lannin reviewed the exercise with the Long Range patrols who had been briefed the Day be fore. He explained there would be three different assaults swoon a missile site and the other on a radar site. The infantrymen were re minded that they were not to go within 20 feet of the fences be cause the Sites were under nato commitment and a closer approach would be a violation of the 20-foot limit was a Row of red flags. Capture of the Flag would indicate the fences had been successfully breached an demolitions placed. The platoon was broken into eight squads of six men each squad having definite assault objectives. First attack was on the mis Sile battalion s radar and Antenna site. Approaching from 3,000 feet and Landing just before noon in four areas around the site the Long Range patrolmen rapidly assaulted the site simulated its demolition and secured Landing zones for the return of the Heli copters. The entire assault lasted less than 15 minutes. The Long Range patrol assaulted the site and carried away several red perimeter final assault was in mid afternoon and was also on the missile site. Different Landing zones were used to confuse the members of the 23rd Sam in. At no time during the assault did the helicopters stay on the ground longer than one minute meaning the Long Range Patro lers had to get on and off now or notate All. The Short time on the j ground is to reduce the amount iof Small arms fire exposure by j the chopper and to reduce the Chance of receiving a direct hit \ from larger weapons. Mechanics Marathon gets Job done in hurry Graf Knoehr Germany Pearl co c of the 126th maintenance in has set what & u Decorti in Field support company s maintenance p replaced 10 m60 tank in and one transmission in Ajay Ana a half doing a Job ing h Srauy takes five w0rk" eight mechanics worked the clock to get the tanks a Uin. The engines 1,5001,790 cubic Inch diesels removed from tanks in the afternoon and the vehicles were ready to Roll with new engines on the following engines and the trans Mission replaced in the All night Marathon went to the 3rd in 35th Armor. The remaining three engines went to the 3rdbn, 37th Armor. The Quick return of the m60tank engines reflects the determination of the mechanics to keep the equipment of the 3rd brigade combat ready said 1st it. Richard j. Fousek co commander. J 1 1 1 is adj Dpi i is a Smi apr puff guide to Good listening in tit to i -7/ / saturday american forces network 1 " ". Re a if sri -ap-Tsir-1 i \ news every hour i the times listed for an programs arc Central european time. 0605 c 4 w hit a undo 0905 sound of the 1305 polka party 2105 Hoot Navy sixties 1400 weekend 2115 Jim Arne he 0655 Road conditions 0930 sports reel 0700 sports & Market world 2205 1005 Folk music 1805 viewpoint 23uo 1105 message of 1830 sports journal 2310 0715 Sabbath service Israel 1645 serenade 2335 0730 request show 1130 world of Money 1905 Gary Owens oo05 0305 Bia Jon and 1135 army hour 1950 c i w hot 0030 Sparkie 1200 sporu1215 your America Bolero time i sports Navy hour i House of hits. 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Kangaroo 200 weather 1205 boons 1301 Vuyas to the Bottom of the sea 40i Golf Span Dahlem to new every Houi on the hour 1501 movie . A 1s30 my Lavonta 2101 Pifcio flying fish a Martian men 1901 Jackie Gleasom 2200 1700 Mickla Flynn u 1965 Church 2216 1730 Cobby lord schedule 1800 sports weather 2000 news Roundup 1815 Frank 2010 Bonanza 2jcr. My late report Hollywood Palace sports weather special summer focus who in t 3. The late Sho balls . 3rd army to vie for new prize Grafen Oeh a Ger Many special maj. Gen. Wei born g. Dolvin has announce establishment of a new trophy to be awarded annually at the conclusion of the 3rd army div spearhead tank gunnery Gram at the major training area. Here. To be called the commanding general s rotating trophy the award will go to the battalion achieving the greatest number of Points in the tank Crews final test on Range 42, the tank Crew qualification course. Announces award the spearhead commander made the announcement at thu opening ceremony for the annual tank gunnery program. The two 30-minute final runs on Range 41 test the four Man tank Crew n efficiency Speed and accuracy in Day and night Maneu vers. The purpose of the new trophy the general said is to give added incentive to each Crew to do its Best As each tank making Tho final run will have its score included in the battalion s total i Points. Form review the opening ceremony was Helicon Range 6 with men and tanks from the 1st in 32nd Armor forming the review. It. Col. Tom 0. Oberst battalion co was com Mander of troops. The battalion was the first division unit to take the tank gunnery program this year with the rest of the battalions scheduled to undergo Tho program within the next two months. After reviewing the troops Dol Vin mounted a tank on the firing line and sent the first shot Down Range

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