Pacific Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Aug 29 1967, Page 28

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Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - August 29, 1967, Tokyo, JapanPc paper admits disastrous defections Saigon a in a captured enemy document just released the Viet Cong acknowledge Many defections to the Allied Side and said that some defectors killed their comrades before cases of defections have resulted in disastrous con sequences the document said. The paper was captured bythe . 25th inf. Div. During an operation last was released by the . Mission Here. The Mission said the document appears to reflect concern of the enemy Lead ers Over the Allied propaganda and especially of the Chieu hoi open arms program aimed at luring Viet Cong defectors. Sofar this year 20,800 Viet Cong adherents have defected to the Allied Side. The . Military command meanwhile announced that 17 North vietnamese soldiers sur rendered from caves and said they were poorly Cath de Hun Gry and begging for water. Concerning the captured ene my document the . Mission Ryukyu trades Stamps Naha Okinawa Oscar Ryukyu an postage Stamps arc being exchanged with other countries or areas for the first time through the auspices of the International Bureau of the uni Versal postal Union . Civil administration of the Ryukyu Oscar and govern ment of the Ryukyu islands Gri has n. Dotson chief transportation and communicationsdiv., Public works dept., us car presented Shizen Saku Moto superintendent postal services Agency Gri a packet containing at least one specimen each of the postage stamp recently issued by 146 countries and exchanged through Toeupu. Ryukyu an Stamps will be for warded to the Upu for trans Mittal to other countries under the new arrangement. Arrangements for the Exchange were made by the . Post office dept. In Washington at the request of the dept. Of army on behalf of Oscar an the Gri. Said it had been written by the political department of the South vietnamese liberation army Viet Cong. The document As released bythe Mission said in part a number of our soldiers have been influenced by the enemy s deceitful occurs frequently in various armed forces. Man cases have resulted in disastrous consequences. Some defectors have killed our cadre poli tical agents and soldiers destroyed weapons and stolen secret documents before sur rendering to the enemy. Our cadre still underestimate the value of the enemy s propaganda. Our men still listen to the enemy broadcasts and read enemy magazines and newspapers. The political views of our troops Are still insufficient and Loose due to their ignorance of the enemy s the document went on to say that the Mission of countering the enemy psychological War fare must be considered As an immediate task to be fulfilled in order to provide conditions for our troops to accomplish the Mission entrusted by the in a related development . Mission released another captured enemy document concerning the Success of civic action programs by . Troops in Long an province and the fail ure of Viet Cong propaganda on the an province South of Saigon is one of the most heavily communist infested provinces in South document also was Cap tured by units of the . 25thinf. Div., last dec. 30. The document described .activities of providing medical treatment clothes blankets an medicines to the people of Long an. It said the enemy americans be have kindly to the people to win their heart. They carried the people s children in their arms washed and changed their clothes. They seemed to pay at Tention to the people s who were wounded were Given thorough medical treat ment. In addition they assigned medics to be on duty Day an night to treat the sick when it was necessary. Although the people knew the enemy was Dis honest they seemed to appreciate his treatment and compared them with those performed your civil health teams. The peo ple also realized that our civil health teams did not serve them As Well As the of fund drive tops 66 total Kadena a Okinawa of the 1967 air Force Aid society afas fund Campaign Here netted close to $8,900, an increase of $2,300 Over the 1966returns, it was announced by it. Col. Marx Cohen afas Campaign chairman. Kab personnel gave $1.02 per capita or 2 cents Over the base s goal of $1 per capita. This is a dramatic increase of 29 cents per capita Over the 1966 returns said Cohen. Twenty seven of Kab s 43units reached 100 per cent participation. However the achieve ment of 100 per cent participation was not extremely significant in this drive according to Cohen. To illustrate Cohen pointed out that four units reaching 100 per cent did not achieve the $1per capita goal. Conversely several units that did not record100 per cent participation netted Well Over the $1 goal. Under the buddy system spec. 4 Joseph b. Nixon spec. 4 John d. Manley pfc. David l. Joe and spec. 4 Glen ail Vincent left tonight mix Friendship and service. Usa Taiwan lists Japan investors Taipei a an official re port said the chinese nationalist government had in the past 15years approved 128 applications for japanese investment on Tai wan totalling $16.8 million. It said Metal products topped the list with 56 applications totalling $8.6 million followed by chemicals 42 applications total ing $4.2 million and textiles nine cases totalling $1.7 million. Lady Lack Sticks close to 4 missile men buddies it. Buckner Okinawa 10 a recent Check of rec ords has revealed that four mis sidemen pfc. David l. Joe spec. 4s John d. Manley Joseph. Nixon and Glen m. Vincent All of b btry., 1st missile bn.,65th arty., 30th brigade have experienced an unusual service history. The similarity of their experiences began in Fairmount . The four who All live within a mile of one another first became friends in Junior High school. Their Friendship continued to mature through and beyond High school. A few years after graduation the four friends chose to fulfil their military obligation while if possible continuing their Friendship. To this end the four entered the army under the buddy they realize that under this program they were Only guaranteed the option of spending Basic training to Gether. Naha Riding Academy show Naha a Okinawa 01 weekend full of entertainment will be presented by the nah Riding Academy at their second fall school show saturday an sunday from 9 30 . To 4 30 . At the show is open to All per sons in the lesson program Andall members of the boots and bridles club a children s organization at the Academy said mrs. Karen Ashley a rid ing instructor at the English and Western rid ing will be part of the program with riders performing from All four class a school show the children Are judged on Riding ability an control of their mounts explained mrs. Ashley. The horses Are not judged on their addition to horsemanship events various games events will be offered. The Western riders will be timed As they run their mounts through the pole ending barrel races and obstacle riders will participate in jumping events obstacle courses and there will be Cus tume and potato races for Heyoung riders. The Academy offers seating inthe grandstands and everyone is invited. To further increase the possibility of extending their time to Gether the four All chose the same military course of school ing in air defense. This bit of planning plus an element of True Luck soon found the four going from Basic training at , ky., to advanced individual training in missiles att. Bliss Tex. Shortly after the four school trained missile crewmen graduated they found that their Luck was continued As All four received similar overseas assign ments to the 30th arty. Brigade on Okinawa. At present four reassigned to the same unit the same Barracks and even the same launcher area. As to their reaction to the buddy system All of them agreed that the companionship and ability to assist one another has made service life More profitable and enjoyable. How much longer the similarity of their experiences can continue is a guess. But if All goes Well they Hope to Complete Active duty together and the proceed on to College in their Home state. Chinese boy s help pays off Taipei ustic Hsuehchun Lein alias Sam a Shoeshine and cleanup boy at the Shore patrol Headquarters in Koah Siung was presented a bicycle by the Crew of the . Navy repair ship Delta in appreciation for All he had done for them during their stay in his City. The 15-year-old boy was give the bicycle in a ceremony in up Headquarters just before the Delta left Kaohsiung. Sam has worked near the Headquarters assisting 7th Fleet sailors with translation prob lems and other matters. Child care Center building starts Naha a Okinawa 01 ground has been broken near the base Exchange for a new child care Center to be built by . Navy Mobile construction in. 10 with . Air Force funds. Participating were col. Davidl. Willetts Naha a commander cmdr. D. A. Bartley com Mander Mcb-10 capt. Charles a. Pendleton commander flee activities Ryukyu and mrs. Ronald Cheney and mrs. Johnf. Van Vleck executive Board member and president respectively of the officers wives club. Pacific stars & stripes 7tuesday, aug. 29, 1967

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