European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Sep 9 1968, Page 7

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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - September 9, 1968, Darmstadt, HesseMonday september 9, 1968 the stars and stripes Pago in aircraft fuel tested s the motor staff writer bit buro Germany is me soap lab Here helps prevent aircraft accidents a a primary , an acre Nyun Corner from the Spectrometric Oil anal it program Gram Lay year Pitburg air base by the pro maintenance so. In tie program aircraft mechanics take one ounce samples of engine oils from aircraft fit Ter each 10 hours of flight time Ami Send them to Tho soap lab where clues to engine faults May show themselves during analysis. The samples from aircraft Pitburg Hahn and Spang Awlern in Germany and so Terberg air base in the Netherly Jetsy arrive daily for lab analysis there Are five technicians Indus Ift s. r. Dotson and s. Sgt. Henry Scott jr., his assistant. According to Dotson they Cana Alyze 200-250 samples per try. When High concentrations Ozone or More of w elements Are found in a sampling special Sam Ples Are requested according to the amounts found after each five hours of flight after each night or after the aircraft has been grounded or Oil changed. The 10 elements measured by the engine Oil analysis spec Trometer Are aluminium Iron chromium Silver Copper tto magnesium Lead Nickel Aad Silicon. The amounts of these element sin Oil samples Are in measured against soap correlation Sam Ples sent periodically to the lab by the air Force aerospace fuel slab at Mcdill air Force base in Florida. After special samplings con firm the original analysis the soap lab specialists Telephone the base soap Monitor and Fol Low with a teletype report of the results also suggesting the probable area of a suspected defect. No positive conclusion can remade of the number of lives saved by the program but both Dotson and Scott Are certain that Many accidents Nave been pre vented. There Are Only five soap labs in Europe and africa4w in Germany two i England and one in Libya. The Pitburg lab also repairs and checks Jet air plane starters which Are Small Jet engines from f102 Delta Dagger and f4d phantom aircraft. At Pitburg minor repairs Are Algo made on accessories. Each new starter must be run through a maintenance chock to insure proper functioning after shipment and whore installation. Analysts . Henry Scott or. Putsan Oil Sample into the engine Oil analysis spectrometer at Pitburg air base. Right sgt. Harold m. Roper left and sgt. Cleo e. Labertew fit Jet igniter motor onto test machine. Is photos. Dodson he s going Back to golfing army Cook ready to Exchange Chipping jobs errors revealed reassignment Washington is errors Glt accounting proce j of All arty commands drawn High Leve Pentagon 2slwni with them that Aska Jlas de8ui to further a a Daze reassignment army study conducted from th\7 Nal l in to mid july reveal dem almost 20 pm cent of Thel r,?a?8spent orders sur. Dot stakes the Wing of of a dates of change of Sta assign ment ecsa. By Marion Lee staff writer rot Westen German y is Richard Cole will soon be Chipping Golf balls onto the Gree again instead of Chipping meat for creamed beef on , a specialist four and a Cook at the . Army Field station c9nsolidated mess Here will take his place on the links at the Jamestown . Municipal Golf course a assistant pro in october. But the tall 22-year-old did let his game go to pot while working in an army mess about Golf Cole Fin gered one of his Wood took a swing. I m shoot ing in the seventies and eighties now. I was Only Able to play on weekends. The summer before my army tour began i was card ing High sixties and Low seven fatigue Clad golfer told about his first encounter wit the sport. I picked up the game at 10 or 11. My father bought me an old set of dubs and said Here. Go play Golf. Stay out of trouble.1" ,. By the time he reached his mid teens Cole was consistently placing in tournaments in Lus area. As soon As i could go towork18 in new York the course hired me As greens he served As assistant pro the summer before being presented a three part Golf instruction series this sum Mer for men women and Chil Dren at rot Westen which is near Kassel in Northern Germany. That s about All i did for Golf Over ,. He smiled. I married a girl from Home last year. That took up most of the Rubin main a Germany special help a local or Phan Halo the 6916th Security so s annual program giving toys and clothes to Nady German children has been officially opened with a speech addressed to the 69161 wives club by . John h. Cagley. Halo Date set is sept. 28 and for the first time a door to door collection will be made. Those who have unwanted items toys or clothing suitable for children should place them in bags by their doors or take them to the delicatessens in their housing areas. Trucks will be. Around to pick them up. Augsburg Germany Spe Cial the first laundromat with do it yourself Coin oper spec. 4 Richard code soon will turn he Spatula in for a Driver. Aled machines is now Avail Able to the military Community Here. Col. William Pencak commander of sued Bayern support District Cut the Wash Eteria s grand opening ribbon. Hans Hohmann. European Exchange service representative in charge of All aug Burgees establishments said the Wash Eteria has been a Long needed service in the Augsburg area. We Are proud that we now have this service and that we can fulfil the needs of troops and their dependents he said. Span Dahlem. Germany special m. Sgt. Darrell d. Drenner Coic of Eife control reenlisted recently. Doing the honors of Swearingin sgt. Drenner was it. Col. Bernard f. Fisher medal of Honor Winner and operations officer for the 525th fighter interceptor Squadron Pitburg a Germany. Drenner is As signed to the 2137th communication Squadron. Darmstadt Germany Spe Cial eight sergeants assigned to the 6910th Security Wing Orthe 6910th support group committed themselves to a total of 32 years service and be came eligible for bonuses total ing some $26,000 in a special re enlistment ceremony a Cambrai Fritsch Cavern Here. Heilbronn Germany Spe Cial the communication Section of the 101st ordnance in is participating in a week Long exercise dubbed Cara Van signal. The exercise brings together four combat urea signal battalions All part of the army area signal enter. Units of Aasc Are located strategically through out Europe and tied together in a network of communications

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