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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - August 30, 1967, Tokyo, JapanRok f86 p co., 131h eng. Bn., wins again crashes Rifle Matth trophies awarded Al a Pilot oks a Korea Bureau Seoul a Republic of Korea air Force f86 fighter Jet crashed near Osan 25 Miles South of Seoul Mon Day Rockaf announced. The fighter from the 10thfighter Wing had engine Trou ble at an Altitude of 15,000 feet and fell into Rice paddies 1v& Miles West of Osan a at 10 20a.m., badly damaging the air Craft the announcement Pilot capt. Wang Bong Chon bailed out and landed safely after his Effort to make an emergency Landing at the airbase proved futile a spokesman aircraft was taking part in operation tonsil unification training exercise con ducted by the Rok to test its air defense capabilities. Dedicate new radio systems a Korea Bureau Seoul a $4.5 million microwave radio system built under the . Military assist Ance program map was turned Over to the Republic of Korea army monday in Dedica Tion ceremonies at Roka head quarters Here. Communications minister Kyung won Park Gen. Charles h. Bonesteel i commander in chief of unc/usfk/8th . Army and Gen. Kae won Kim Rok army chief of staff Cut the tape for the High capacity Long lines communications sys tem. The dedication set into opera Tion the 460-mile-Long radio net work which has nine terminal stations and six repeater stations spanning the country from Seoul to Yonhwa Bong in the East and Pusan in the South. The 960-Channel system re places the four Channel radio and wire Carrier equipment hitherto operated by the Rok army filling Roka communications requirements. The microwave project was prepared jointly by the . Military advisory group to Korea mag and Roka. The Collins radio co. Of Dallas,tex., furnished and installed the system in cooperation with . Forces Korea and the Rok army. Col. Henion new co Camp Howze Korea 10 col. John Henion assumed com Mand of the 2nd inf. Div s front line 3d brigade succeeding col. Alan w. Jones who returned tothe states for reassignment to the office of the assistant Vic chief of staff in Washington . First it. Douglas m. Hashii s-2 intelligence bore indoor Rifle Competition from Brig. Gen. T.13th eng. Bn., 7th inf. Div., receives the High j. Camp commanding general 7th inf. Div. Individual scorer trophy for the usar Pac Small Usa gis Trade Good times Worms with orphan children invade Camp Casey Korea to the children of my Home orphanage find much of their happiness in the Friendship of the men of the 2nd brigade at amp Hovey. Through the efforts of Chap lain capt Frost 2nd brigade chaplain. 1st sgt. Donald , hhc., 1st bn., 32nd inf., and the soldiers of the 2nd Bri Gade the children often spend a Day of swimming boating an picnicking at the Mountain resort area of san Jung. The 72 orphans eight Mem Bers of the orphanage staff and 23 soldiers from the brigade recently spent a Day in sunny out doors enjoying the facilities of marines close training base Washington is the Marine corps Mountain warfare training Center in the Sierra Nevada mountains near Camp Pendleton calif., is being put Ona reduced caretaker basis for the duration of the Vietnam War the Marine corps announced. Base activities end sept. 1 duet manpower needs for Vietnam. Normally Between 100 and 200men Are stationed at the Center to provide logistic support for Navy and Marine regular and Reserve units. During the korean War the enter was used As a cold weather training area. Since then it has been used for Mountain warfare and for search and Rescue training. The resort men of hic have also helped improve the said one Day i noticed the orphanage was in told the men in my company about men pitched right in and we got the place pretty Well re paired. Now our main objective is to provide added we try to give the children something More than food or the children do not suffer from Lack of food and clothing they suffer from Lack of companionship Perry said. The orphanage has been aide for nine years through monthly voluntary contributions by the members of the 2nd be. Frost uses the funds to Purchase food and clothing supplies for the sunday approximately 15 to 20 youngsters from the orphanage Are brought to Camp Hovey to attend services at the brigade Chapel. Recently the children expressed their appreciation to the soldiers with a 45-minute pro Gram of music song and dance at the Hovey service club. Cof. Seffi cited Camp Howze Korea to maj. Gen. Frank m. Izenour commanding general 2nd inf.div., presented a legion of Merit award to col. Frederic , outgoing chief of staff at a ceremony Here. Oseth has been reassigned to the depart ment of the army inspector general s office Washington. Howze cobs radio directed Yon san Seoul Bascom the caterpillars seen covering the Trees and shrubbery in Yon san will cause no damage other than general nuisance says Raymond Sheppard 8th army entomologist. This is the worst infestation be seen during More than eight years in Korea he said and probably the worst Ever in Sheppard said that the heavy infestation of the fall web worm is probably a result of the dry weather this summer. He said that the heavy Rains usually received during the summer beat the worm and its egg fro the Trees. The Yon san Post engineers Are now spraying and dusting in Trees near billets or outdoor facilities where the Worms fall from the Trees. Sheppard also pointed out that no physical damage will result from the infestation other than the present unsightly Trees that have been stripped of their leaves. To damage a tree the leave must be stripped at least three times and the coming of fall weather eliminates that danger. Sheppard infestation period should end in about two Sheppard estimates that the worm was introduced to Korea about 10 years ago probably i goods shipped from the United states. Camp Casey Korea to once again the 7thinf. Div. Has proven to be the Best in the great Pacific said Brig. Gen. T. J. Camp commanding Gen eral 7th inf. Div. A he awarded the . Army Pacific usar Pac Small bore indoor Rifle Competition trophies to members of co., 13th Engineer in. . Col. F. H. Henk com Mander 13th engr. Bn., added i was extremely pleased with the performance of the team inthe recent matches and to be in a battalion where we have Thebes shooters in the first it. Douglas m. Hashii who has distinguished himself As one of the Best marksmen i Korea again was High individual , the team Captain led the team to its various win throughout the year including the 7th div. Small bore Rifle an pistol Competition championship last March and the 7th div. .45caliber pistol championship at the division Rifle and pistol matches in july. We were notified a couple of weeks before the matches were to take place while preparing for the annual general inspections. We got to practice Only three times luckily that was enough Hashii scored 258 out of a possible 300 team members Are spec. 4s Dennis w. Steinle Tho Mas c. Terry Larry l. Row land Earl w. Morris and Johnr. Mcneely who has since re turned to the .the team score was 1,167 out of a possible 1,800 Points. Woof the team members Are now on the 7th div. Rifle and pistol team. Camp Howze Korea to taxi service in the 2nd inf. Div. Should be speedier with the installation of radio dispatch equipment in ten of the pos Exchange concessions cabs. The new system is a definite improvement said Hyun Yunho taxi stand manager. No the dispatcher can intercept a vacant taxi at one compound an Send it to a nearby compound where a passenger Waits. This saves time and the antennas transmitting an receiving equipment and radio sets were installed in the vehicles in july. With the new equip ment signals May easily be sent to Ascom and the radio set it self May transmit As far As 50 Miles if conditions Are taxi radio equipment in the 2nd inf. Div. Is slated within the next year according to Hyun. Encephalitis toll Seoul is a total of 98new encephalitis cases were re ported in Korea monday of which 18 were fatal the health ministry announced. The latest report brings the season total of encephalitis cases to 1,030 of which 235 were fatal leaving 636 still suffering from the sleeping disease. 20 night classes set Seoul Bascom Twenty evening group study courses Are being offered by the Yongsma education Center starting sept. 5. Classes will be taught two nights a week from 6 45 until 8 35. Six High school courses rescheduled with High school eng Lish review High school algebra review and trigonometry listed for monday and wednesday evenings. Offered on tuesday and thursday Are High schoolmate review advanced composition and bookkeeping and accounting. Nine technical and vocational courses Are offered including introduction to electronics i in vestments beginning typing mechanical drawing i and Dat processing i on monday and wednesday. Slated for tuesday and thursday evenings Are air Craft engines effective army writing operation and wiring of punch card machines and slide Rule. Language courses for monday and wednesday Are spoken korean part 1 and beginning German with another spoken korean part 1 course spoke korean part 2 and Spanish offered on tuesday and thursday. All classes except three willbe held in building 5735. Begin Ning typing spoken korean part 1 on monday and wednesday and spoken korean part 2 to be conducted in building 1479. 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