Pacific Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Aug 12 1967, Page 1

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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - August 12, 1967, Tokyo, Japan 20inning night came South of Del an authorized publication of the armed forces in the far East five Star edition l by d 34 4 Al 2 1 b 223 1967 by 4 Tom Graham Korea Bureau Amer ican soldiers were killed and 16 americans and one korean were wounded when their truck was ambushed by North koreans late thursday morning 300 Yards South of the de militarized zone in South an estimated Force of 17 North koreans first attacked the truck with and then opened up with continued on Back 3 to Cut 1 Reserve cover As other soldiers remove wrecked truck from ambush site in Bunnell was on a truck behind the one which was hit 31st 7th crouches with Rifle ready to provide near the photo by sp5 Jim Konschuh David squad Leader from Bravo 2d Mcnamara Pike offers examples cites of waste in defense buying strength Washington up de sense Secretary Robert Mcnamara believes an fallout so Viet nuclear strike against the United states would leave enough retaliatory Force to de stroy 40 per cent of russian and air Force Secretary Harold Brown has assured con Gress that missiles and bombers could survive a first strike in sufficient strength to destroy the other either of us can absorb a first strike and strike Back and destroy the other but when i say that we can absorb a first i mean that our missiles and our not our Brown the two officials discussed the statistics of survival and re continued on Back 1 Washington Otis stood in the House chamber wednesday and held up a narrow three Inch steel Rod for which he said the government paid a manufacturer lists the item for Pike in the manufacturers Cata log this Rod is described As precision Pike told his for once the american taxpayer got precisely what he paid the Rod was one of several pieces of military hardware guide poses on Falls 600 feet to death dead horse Utah a Edgar Veter an guide from was driving a group of eight tourists on a Scenic trip through this Southeastern Utah red Rock desert when they stopped to take pictures of the Colorado River twisting in hairpin curves far someone asked Hayes to pose on the Edge of the Cliff known As dead horse named after a group of wild horses that perished Here in Pioneer he walked to the slipped on some Loose Rock and plunged 600 feet to his which Pike the armed forces had paid Between 400 to per cent More for than the manufacturers own Cata logs said the Price should Pike said he hoped while considering the need for a tax would also recon Sider the need for some defense defens Secretary Robert replying to pikes said in a statement that waste is bound to creep in when an organization expands As rapidly As this one has in the past he said the defense depart ment is looking for such waste and welcomes the help of i am delighted that con Gressman Pike has located some Worth of hundreds of millions of dollars of waste continued on Back 2 Washington a the Pentagon today released details of its sixth reorganization of the army Reserve and National guard in three retaining three combat brigades in the Reserve to meet congressional earlier this under a previous the Pentagon had sought to strip the Reserve of All combat units and turn them Over to the the Reserve now has four separate infantry brigades the 157th in Pennsylvania the 187th in the 191st spread throughout Montana Idaho and and the 205th in Iowa and one of the four will be i cacti but the Pentagon did not disclose under the latest army Reserve strength is set at the Pentagon tried unsuccessfully to trim it by but Congress More Short sessions new York new York and american Stock exchanges extended thursday for another week the four hour Trad ing Day that has been in effect since the shortened Day was adopted to allow brokerage firms to catch up with a deluge of paperwork caused by recent High

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