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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - November 18, 1967, Darmstadt, HessePage 8 the stars stripes saturday november 18, 1967 c6 studio ions for Washington is recommended changes in uniforms for airmen including new fatigues belter summer fabrics authorization to Wear major com Mand shoulder patches like the army Are being studied by air Force officials Here the Mili tary personnel Center at ran Dolph fab Tex. The studies Are an outgrowth of a recent Semi annual air Force career motivation conference Early this month. The conferees All senior offi cers noncommissioned offi cers from throughout the air Force also recommended a distinctive design for top two enlisted grades to enhance their prestige. A very narrow Silver Cap band was suggested As one Means of making their uniform More distinctive. The present Loose fitting an often baggy fatigue uniform creates an unfavourable image of the air Force in the eyes of the Public the panel decided Felt thought should be Given to a More tailored outfit. Use of a More expensive per manent press fabric for both fatigues the class b or sum Mer uniforms was also recommended. The army is planning to test this Type of Wash Wear material in a new trim Mer summer uniform next year. If it is found suitable it will reauthorized for optional Wear by officers enlisted men in 1969.wearing major command Shoul Der patches on the class a uni form would identify individual airmen strengthen a Sens of belonging to a distinctive organization within the air air Force should capitalize on this Opportunity to strengthen individual Pride by. Tangible evidence of his Assoc a ies Tion with a command which Hasa proud heritage the Confer ence reported. Shoulder patches were firstborn by some Union army units in the civil War. Von Kielman Segg visits Sites in Canada Brun sum the Netherlands special German army Gen. Johann Adolf von Kielman Segg commander in chief of nato s Allied forces Central Europe has returned to his Headquarters Here following a six week tour of North american military installations As a guest of the unite states Canada. Highlights of the general s visit to America included Tours of activity at Cape the strategic air space Cente Kennedy come he underground command 9 Post in Nebraska briefings a military Airlift come he in Illi Nois North american air de sense command in Colorado Springs inspection of facilities at the United states air Force Academy. In Canada Kielman Segg was brie de on the organization of Canadian armed forces an viewed the Headquarters Mobile come. He visited the 5th inf div att. Carson colo., conferred with Brig. Gen. Walter Krupin Vietnam cargo Fon time despite Suez closing by Bill Neal staff writer Bremerhaven Germany is closing of the Suez canal has caused Only minor problems for the military sea transport serv ice Mats in getting supplies to Southeast Asia a . Navy official said . J. H. Fluhart Mats chief of staff at Bremerhaven said there is no delay in getting cargo to Viet Nam or from Europe to the East coast of . We use our 90 Navy ships or lease space in one of 43c merchant freighters under con tract. Our main Job is to get the cargo where it is supposed to go by a specific said 15 Mats ships per month Load ing War supplies at East coast ports now Are being rerouted through the Panama canal on the run to Vietnam. These carriers both the Navy ships which Are manned by civilian Crews the contract vessels previously crossed the Atlantic sailed through the Mediterranean the Suez canal in route to Vietnam he explained. The Eastern Atlantic Mediterranean Sec Tion of the worldwide Mats command has operational control of these ships after the reach Midway in the Atlantic. Their movements Are directed from the .Navy s european command Center in London until the ships enter the Pacific Mats com Mand. Our assigned area in Mats extends overcome 20 million Square Miles of land sea includes 60 ports in 25 countries Sai Fluhart. The 90 Navy ships Are the Backbone of theists dry cargo Fleet. Between last july september 80,000 tons of supplies military equipment was brought to Europe for the . Forces their dependents by Mats ships. Sky cd of German military fore is which train at it. Bliss Tex. At Pope air Force base n.c., viewed Static Dis plays demonstrations of join special warfare joint airborne assault joint firepower. climaxed his tour of american army air Force facilities stretching across the Continental United states with visit to the National military come Center in the air met with Secretary of defense Robert s. Mcnamara Gen. Earle g. Wheeler chairman of the joint chiefs of staff Gens. Harold k. Johnson j. P. Mcconnell chiefs of staff of the army air Force respectively. Wiley see Winter Weathers coming Don t skid yourself. Usa eur fatal accidents since july 1 army motor vehicles Mon army Mot. Vehicles weapons explosives asphyxiation drowning other totals 112 111 dutch americans in Uden get them in the Zona of this Iliili Heffli i mks in i i i i i Mimmi Mimi i i wet Iki i Ihm Bomi i by i in . Ouch that smarts you might think that s what the Archer at the far left is thinking but actually he s Only using his Back pocket for a quiver. Now you might think also that this was the Man that shot him but it was t. This is capt. Edward Mennuti one of the club members. Now at the right the Man you see could be the Man that you thought was shot. Well this time you Are right. By John Krueger staff writer Uden the Netherlands is dutch american relationships Here Are All a quiver. The . Air Force munitions maintenance detachment at the Volkel Royal Netherlands airbase Are stringing along with bows arrows in Friendly matches with dutchmen. Win a few lose a few shrugged capt. Edward Mennuti in summation of the Zona Arch Ery club s competitive ventures. Mennuti is vice president of the club whose name Zona is dutch for bulls Eye. There Are 20 members it s not from the Arrow but from the Effort to string his Bow his name is . William Haynes the club president. Most of the matches Are held in summer months. Is Damon their president is m. Sgt. Bill Haynes. He told How the team competes against dutch archers about three times a month Dur ing the summer. Some of these dutch teams have been organized since 1800 they be won enough trophies a fill a room pointed out Haynes. Most of our Fellows Mennuti explained americans also go for 2 to 40-Pound pull dutch use 20 to 25 according to Mennuti the dutch then lob their shots for greater accuracy. Usually 12 members shoot Dir t h a t the bows with while the Pounders. Ing a meet each firing 40 references to Archery Are recorded in Early Stone age drawings indicating that bows arrows Are an invention Ofat least 20,000 years ago. It developed As an organized sport at least As Early As the 5th Cen Tury . According to the record books the world s greatest distance for an Arrow shot was achieved near Istanbul in 1798 by Sulan selim111. He sent his shot soaring 972 Yards 2% inches. The sport we Are told was introduced into the . In the late 17th Century. Reception for students slated Munich special the Columbus Gesellschaft the academic foreign students Board of Munich will hold a reception for newly arrived Ful Bright scholars Exchange Stu dents University of Maryland Munich Campus students Junior year abroad reception will be held in the Blue room of the University of Munich s dining Hall at veterine Strasse 1 at 5 30 p.m.,nov. 24. Further information concerning the reception May be obtained by writing the Colum bus Gesellschaft 8 Munich Karo liner Platz 3,

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