European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Mar 27 1962, Page 9

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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - March 27, 1962, Darmstadt, HesseThe stars and stripes hits a Vonk surf raw uni. Of e. By in by c., a. 14.om i11 in. C of. I Fate m. Al. M., o a. Wry m. 1st Abu bottle up co a off 1st get distinguished unit citations two 504th inf outfits honoured a Tref i to Ahr Mutum. Feb. 21. In . Cab 3 a. Fill. It. A arty. 212 arty l. d a. I Arfe a. Frt m. I. A Btty i a in. A. A if. A. Usaku. I. Mainz Germany special in recognition of extraordinary heroism during world War ii two 8th inf div out flt have been honoured with distinguished unit citations. One of the certificates was awarded to the 1st Battle up 504th inf White the other was Given to co a of the it the citations signed by Secretary of the army Elvis j. Stahr jr., were awarded to the Battle group which at the time of the action was the 1st in 504th Parachute inf regt for extraordinary heroism in military operations against an armed enemy on sept. 20, 1944 at nil Megan the Netherlands and to co a 504th Parachute inf regt now Rede Sig rated co a 1st airborne Battle up 504th inf for extraordinary heroism in military operations against an armed enemy for the period april 6-7, 1945, when the unit participated in Rhine River Crossings. The 504th was at that time a part of the 82nd airborne div which jumped into nor Mandy on a Day june 6, 1944,. And wound to in Berlin at the close of the War in May 1945. Both certificates were accompanied by letter from the adjutant general which close with the statement these certificates. Are furnished in the Hope that they May serve As a permanent and Public reminder of your unit s achievement Benr a 4 is. Rye it it. To. Btry a. Mil in. A vow tit a. A. 0. 14j Ort a. A. Feh. 27. A. To mice j7.j. I. A a. 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The Alan a received the award for stopping their ear and giving tint Aid to pct Miu injured in an automobile crash they witnessed. The presentation took place in a ceremony at 50th tactical fighter Wing in at Hahn. Air fore photo Swiss relatives found by Kaiserslautern sp4 Kaiserslautern Germany special a Wolfenbarger has met a Wolfenberger 230 years after an ancestor left his Swiss Home to emigrate to Pennsylvania. It was the first meeting Between the Swiss family and their Ameri can cousins when sp4 Bob Wolfen Barger of Kaiserslautern s army Garrison met Heinl Wou Enberger of Bauma in the Canton of Zurich. The Homestead Fla., Soldier Learned of his Swiss cousins after hts family traced their genealogy to a european immigrant who supposedly emigrated from the palatinate. He began investigating his family s origin with the help of a Kaiserslautern genealogist who keeps files of names of palatinate Immi Grants seeking information about palatinate ancestors. The ancestor arrived in Phila Delphia in 1730 and the ship s list gave the genealogist the clue. The genealogist had written a thesis trooping Tho news line six 594th trans co Drivers cited Worms Germany special six �94th transportation co Drivers have been cited for driving a total of 231309 Accident and incident free Miles or Over nine times around the world. The Drivers and their records were sp4 John w. Baldwin 52,263 i 1 sp4 James Nabors jr., 37,729 sp4 waiter Dancy or. 36,821 sp4 Leonard Laye. 34,362 sp4 Joseph Jessup 33.670 and spa Troy hop Kins. 35.964. Tue at american of flu Kew or it 12m lilt to Mosimo my my tit in ims i4h it i7hint of to swim Tot my in the air it ism can t Mil 2ijo 0 the it us Hon iua4p Tat a Mir my fat Lorn ii ii in 11m Whf of 23 2m174w urn a Hunt tit Tia ii Ith my by Hijii i a Mike a i Etc Matt to ism Dir 21 1 Noti 2iw Mai Fawn i my re 2 1 m cart Walitt Amstein it men we a tit 12muh i Spang Dalch to 141 or evil him tr41n put ims a Hunt 3 a i it Btl i 3v left wan Ink. Is2i to Pawliw ii Wtown i warm i7m Carlim him Lmke i7m ii by of 2119 of tall each ism my. My St a All Nam if of Hun 210f Cloctt the 23m a i Frankfurt special Joseph Walter supervisor of the Northern area come Telephone Exchange has been presented with a sustained Superior performance has been running the Telephone communication system in the Headquarters building Here since 1929, when the Structure was completed and used As the administrative Center of the . Farben Cartel. He went to work for the . Forces in 1945. Kaiserslautern Germany special first it John j. Elengo or. Of the 546th Ord co has been selected Honor graduate of the Ord Nance department of the army school at Turnau Germany it wus announced Here. Elongo seared 993 Points out of a possible 1,000 to win top honors. He is presently assigned As Leader of the service Supply and recovery platoon. Frankfurt special Margret Shroyer physical education instructor at Frankfurt american High school has initiated a coed volleyball tournament to bring the More than 1,100 students Here to Gether in a Friendly atmosphere of team Competition. The teams Are composed of either six or eight members with each team evenly made up of boys and girls. The tournament is a double elimination contest involving 52 teams from 40 different homeroom. Simbach Germany special mrs. Walter Colburn wife of s sgt Colburn of the 587th missile Back issues available Offutt fab neb. Special Back issues of combat Crew the command s flying safety Magazine Are now available to members of the strategic air come on request according to maj Barnett b. Young the flying safety Magazine s editor. Maintenance so has become the newest member of the military affiliate radio system Mats staff Here. The avid radio enthusiast Mother of two children started to study for her operator s License last year. Sembach Germany special Horst k. Kannapinn and Fred Feiter have become the first of local wage rate German employees to be graduated from the first management class of 1962. They received certificates of completion for the 50-hour course. Kannapinn is employed at the civilian personnel office and Feller works in the management Branch of the base civil Engineer. Frankfurt special soldiers of co Northern area come and Frankfurt Post Garrison were hosts at a dinner to so students from the hungarian High school Winburg Kastl. The students came to Frankfurt to present a program of hungarian songs for fellow countrymen a the area. Earlier they had entertained their Hom Elanders in Giessen and there dinner gues is Here of the German army. After the meal the students presented a selection of hungarian Folk songs. Aviation Cadet program to fade out by 1965 Washington special the air Force has made it official that the aviation Cadet navigator pro Gram will end by fiscal year 1965 at the latest. Only 11 More Cadet classes Are scheduled Between now and the last fiscal year 1964 Entrance Date. Cadets May fade away earlier than 1965 if officer training school candidates turn out in greater num Bers than expected. On the origins of families aboard that very ship. The ancestor had Given held Els Heim Germany As his residence but a Check of Church records the relisted Only one Wolfensberge Liv there in that time a girl from Zurich Canton who married a palatinate Farmer. It Swiss genealogists located the original family residence in Bauma where Wolfenbarger met7 the Wol Fen bergers to now own and manage an Iron foundry there. In Bauma and the family traced their lines from a knighted Nobleman of the 13th Century Down through the years until they located the descendent who move first to the palatinate then to Pennsylvania a few years later. Ramstein Vico Given honors Ramstein Germany Sas chief m sgt Leslie g. Knox. Sergeant major of the 7030tk air base Wing Here was honoured at three separate ceremonies Las week for his furtherance of Ger Man american relations and for leadership qualities has Dis played while at Ramstein two German communities the Kaiserslautern District and rain. Stein praised Knox for his Helpin maintaining Good relations be tween the american military and the German people. Knox who has served in Europe Tor 10 years five of them at ram Stein will leave shortly for a new assignment at Patrick air fore base Cape canaveral Fla. Col m. R Lemon commander of Ramstein air base later presented Knox with the air Force commendation medal and a citation which told of his meritorious by ice As sergeant major of the 7039th from sept 8, 1959 to March 15,1962. Knox served As a valuable advisor to the base commander on problem areas concerning troop discipline health and welfare the citation said. Sp4 adds now twist to old Coro Mony Karl Sruth Germany up Cial in the Amer 1 to Mon practice for unit in to present dealer Var Ella be men with a Kurtt a of the upon units. T up Barnard a wiil Rcv a ?%17th signal in Bibb to Tver to a lpcv4lbttor a vow for twist presented Toft or of Apple Tatto to i officer it col Milton m. A Hla in an a to the colonel and the Bat Eliott for the experience and educational afforded him during hts 2 year with the unit. A link Plavil his open twin distribution on the Darrh is scheduled to rotate also so draw Edmi col Donald

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