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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - August 20, 1967, Tokyo, Japan Mcclellan charges tfx is a multimillion Blunder Washington John Friday charged a multimillion Dollar Blunder to Secretary of defense Robert renewing a five year feud Over Mcnamara efforts to develop a Multi service combat aircraft Best known As the Mcclellan said that the navys version fails to meet most of the original Mcclellan made his remarks in a Senate pending before the Senate was the billion annual defense Money Bill contain ing million to procure six of the aircraft for the chiefly Mcnamara had asked million to buy 20 originally known As the or tactical fighter the supersonic sweeping com Bat aircraft was intended for use by the air Navy and Marine Mcnamara first stirred the ire of Mcclellan and others in late 1982 when he awarded the tfx development contract to the general dynamics Corpora Mcclellan headed a Senate investigation he recalled found the Secretary of defense overruled the expert judgment of All of his top Mili tary officers and civilian technical advisors on this years Mcclellan said the Navy known As the still is under development and unfit for service on aircraft carriers or As fighter problems of great concern to the Navy engineers Are in the Basic design of the in its excess in the air in in the Speed the flight control system and the artificial stability the senator Mcnamara contended that use of identical components in the aircraft by the different a domed services could greatly reduce we were told in 1963 that commonality and a Bis ervice plane would save a billion Mcclellan the insistence on commonality is not Only greatly impaired the weaponry effectiveness of this but it has become a Ernult billion Dol Lar the Pentagon called me Clellano comments old and said the Navy is satisfied that the f111b is the aircraft it wants As a Fleet the development program for the f111b is making steady and acceptable com parable to that of other pro Grams at a Simila the Pentagon the Navy is confident thai this aircraft will be if not for Fleet defense missions against the threat j the checks ouf with a Bride a Walter Clark and Sharon both were wed wednesday in front of the meat counter of a borne the couple needed witnesses so Justice of the peace Dave Hodges marched them from his office into the near supermarket and performed the ceremony with two shoppers As v de a j tvs v f s f s f of t feet in the Street Charles was navigating his bicycle it seen everything but his feet got he was through the streets of flooded not the Florida cites streets were flooded with two feet of when he hit a submerged when More than four inches of rain fell in a single curb and took a spill in front of this Street a Gregory to pay airline Chicago a a Chicago of Iii poll shows most want Viet Victory a an overwhelming majority of per sons participating in a poll by Louis favors a military Victory in Viet the congressman Wyman said per cent of his constituents who voted in the poll voted yes to the do you favor a Mili tary Victory in taking such Steps As Are necessary without the use of atomic weapons Chicago a a Chicago judge thursday ordered Dick Gregory to pay up in air travel fares accrued Over six years to american airlines and to quit using his airline credit night club Monolo Gist and negro rights was not present to hear judge Cornelius Harrington ruling in circuit Harrington order also directed Gregory to return to american airlines two credit cards the airline said were is sued in to Dick Gregory Gregory is sole director of the a the turnkey in the local jail and a Federal prisoner were shot Day in a woman David the and Patrick Ralph new were hospitalized with Bullet Price was Only Rizzo had a Chest sauce not for kidneys London up excessive intake of Worcestershire sauce caused two patients to get kid Ney an australian doctor wrote in a letter to the British medical journal Douglas a prisoner from was hunted by scores of police and Pur due University Campus he was believed cornered in a blocks Yare residential Rizzo Tyas wounded in a Chase a Block fro Niche jail after the turnkey was he was to have been arraigned in District court this morning on a Bank robbery charge in the july 16 Holdup of a Purdue National Bank Jeter is charged with second degree burglary in a breaking at a Lafayette business establishment in Early smoggy East gets Relief new York a a heavy layer of smog which smarted eyes and gagged throats Over much of the Eastern s e a b o a r d since wednesday lifted Friday As a hot Sun washed out a temperature inversion which trapped pollutants near the the weather Bureau the Sun warmed up to 86 de Grees at noon in new York heating up the air and allowing pollutants to Rise and spread out More in the upper Atmos the Weatherman Nelson Rockefeller lifted tie smog Alert issued two Days ago for Southeastern part of the and new York City ended its air pollution watch at 11 a weather Bureau advisory for the new York metropolitan Eastern new Jersey and Connecticut said increasing winds in and Vance of a Canadian cold front were expected to provide Good ventilation this afternoon and Early the weather Bureau blamed the air pollution on a tempera Ture warm air is usually nearest the ground and carrying pollutants into the but when cooler air is nearest the temperature like putting a lid on a boiling drought is ended Washington up the five year drought in the Northeast is officially water for a few highly isolated Are Back to department said Henry staff Engin Eer of the geological sur said from a water re source the Back of the Northeast drought was broken this and it ended this Only minor remnants of the water Supply shortage he Barksdale listed the Cape area and another including parts of Long Island and new Jersey As ones still suffering from minor water cites India capacity new Delhi up India could make two Hiroshima Type bombs a year with nuclear fuel available at its Trembay research Complex near the United news of India re the Agency gave no source for its lbs to give Marine medal of Honor Apo san 96503 fun wished daily per Clau postage paid at san Pacific stars stripes 1967 Washington a presi Dent Johnson will personally present a medal of Honor Mon Day to Marine gunnery Jimmie Howard in ceremonies at the White will be the sixth Marine to be awarded the nations highest award for valor during the Vietnam a native of he now lives with his wife and six Chil Dren at Sun then a staff heroic action in Vietnam on june when he led an 18man reconnaissance patrol in a fierce Battle against a Battal Ion of Viet staff was serving As a platoon his platoon was occupying an observation Post deep within enemy controlled territory when a Viet Cong Force estimated to be of battalion size launched a vicious attack with Small automatic weapons and mortar the citation accompanying the medal of Honor relates that Howard organized his men into a tight directed their fire and encouraged their Resis wounded by a he proceeded to maintain radio communications and direct air strikes on the enemy with uncanny the citation five of his men were killed and All but one of the oth ers but the platoon kept command of its position until it was currently serving As a battalion training noncom at the Marine corps recruit de san was twice wounded in Korea and received the Silver Star for gallantry in 1

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