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Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - December 7, 1982, Tokyo, JapanTuesday december 7, 1982 Guam Pacific stars and stripes bombing scores out of this world Andersen fab Usan compiling Thebes bombing and damage expectancy scores in its history the 43rd strategic Wing has completed the flying portion of its buy none exercise. The scores were just out of this world according to 43rd strategic Wing commander col. Jose e. Stuntz. I can t begin to Tell you How proud i am of every member of this the exercise began with a saturday morning recall of All Wing members and the activation of the Battle staff. Each functional division of chewing swung into a simulated wartime action and prepared to support the War fighting War winning flying members of the 43rd. A readiness inspection the buy none scenario is similar to that of strategic air command Sac operational Readi Ness inspection. The Only real difference is that the Wing commander acts As the inspector buy none activities focused on the Battle staff. Key members of the 43rd Tea gathered and apprised Stuntz of every facet of the Wing s preparation to launch the b-52 bomber Force. Col. Keith e. Krouse Deputy commander for maintenance kept Stuntz up to Date on the feverish maintenance activities of his flight line Guys in greens who were making sure that every b-52 would Roll Down the runway on Tim and have simulated bombs on target. Col. George l. Benoit Deputy commander for resources directed Supply transportation and mobility efforts As he ensured the Wing sustainability if protracted War were to ensue. Aircraft Progress plotted meanwhile plotters in the command Post armed with pencils and paper towels kept track of the Progress of aircraft generation on huge plexiglass status boards. All efforts focused on the monday morning launch. Monday dawned overcast. By 6 45 a.m., barely enough Light pierced the dense Low hanging Clouds to illuminate the shadowy figures of flight Crews inside the Alert Complex. But they were there. And they were the silence of the morning came the unmistakable sound of the the win commander led the burst of human Energy from the Alert facility into the awaiting Alert vehicles in a to it i i a i i Usan air Karen a. Cromble b-52 bomber prepares to refuel during exercise buy none. Response to the activated and seat belts fastened Stuntz joined Crew number e-021, capt. James Gard Ner s Bunch in their Swift drive to the aircraft poised for Takeoff on the flight line. Most successful demonstration it was Beautiful exclaimed Franki Stuntz who watched her husband Bolt from the Alert facility taxi the first b-52, and Lead the Wing to what eventually turned out to be the most successful demonstration of precision flying accurate bombing and team work support in just wish everyone in the world could see How dedicated and professional our people Are Here at Andersen she . Gen. C. Reuben Autery commander of 3rd air division and his wife Charlotte were among those spectators gathered along the flight line to witness the 43rd s last minimum interval take off launch monday morning. I have never seen such High spirits an outstanding team efforts than i have seen Here today said Autery As he watched the last b-52taxi by More than 70 maintenance personnel saluting the aircraft commander. This is Esprit de buy none 1982 is history but its unprecedented results will remain in the minds of Many for years to come. Person of Quarter award comes As a Surprise by j02 Belinda d. Boykin . Navy avrams mess specialist 1st class Pedro a. Castro has Bee selected the enlisted dining facility def military person of the Quarter at naval communications area master station Nav cams Castro a native of Bulacan Philippines is responsible for the supervision of the watch Captain and civilian Cooks for the timely Prepa ration of foods in the def and for the preparation completion and maintenance of food preparation worksheets. I was t expecting the Board to Tell me that i had won said Castro. But still i am very Happy that iwas chosen. There was someone else there that i thought would win so never gave it much thought for myself he , Castro says he has been spending a lot of time after Norma working hours in the def because of an upcoming inspection. Most ofus have been spending extra time working in the def in preparation for the Ney memorial award. Last year Nav cams won theaward for having the Best mess on the Island he said. We see no reason Why we can t repeat Castro s Navy career started 15years ago. When i enlisted i wanted to see the world just like alot of other people. I have been very satisfied with meeting different people and learning their customs he s first duty was aboard the frigate Willis a. Lee followed by Tours on the aircraft Carrier John f. Kennedy duty at dam neck Virginia Beach a. Kef Lavik ice land aboard the Dock Landing Shi Anchorage with the service school command naval technical Center san Diego Calif. And at Nav cams. Other awards he has receive include three Good conduct awards a meritorious unit commendation and numerous letters of appreciation and letters of commendation. Briefs run for life race Agana Gnu the Guam National guard came out in Force and participated in the run for life Benefit race to raise More than $1,000 for the Guam cancer society. Sponsored by the Guam health planning and development Agency Ghi Dathe event Drew More than 200 participants. Thirty five were Guam National guard runners the largest single group to Check for $800 was presented by Brig. Gen. Robert h. Neitz adjutant general. Accepting it was Joaquin Perez director of Ghida who said All proceeds from the Benefit run will go to the cancer . 5 Alfred Brub was the top Money Raiser for the guard members. Through solicitation from various sponsors he collected $346, or about 34 percent of the total guard contribution. Dentists join guard Agana Gnu two new commissioned officers both dentists by profession have joined the Guam National guard and have been temporarily assigned to the 838thmedical company. They Are maj. Hugh r. Walpole and Goldstein. Both have received direct commissions. Walpole and Goldstein have had prior service. Walpole joined the . Air Force Reserve in 1968, and Goldstein was in Active service in 1966 at fort Sill okla., As Well As served four years of Reserve duty in new York. Walpole also served in the from1954-57 As dental specialist. Pacific stars and stripes depends largely on Public affairs offices for contributions to this Page. If you have a Story that would be of particular interest to this newspaper please let your Pao know about it

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