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Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - February 4, 1983, Tokyo, JapanFriday february 4, 1983 Japan Pacific stars and stripes As 3 bringing family could be hardship by Cpl. Charles Luedke . Marine corps Iwakuni Mas with plan fare probably being the first and largest initial expense of bringing family to Iwakuni Mas that in t the Only problem for a Marine on a unaccompanied tour. According to maj. Frank Kibler family services officer there is presently a three to four month waiting list for off base housing for personnel assigned to the air station. Availability of housing and other problems like re establishing a household of everything necessary for family life should be considered Kibler said i won t say it s hardship but if the Marine brings his family Over Here without any thought it could turn into a major household move he continued with if the Marin plans ahead and gets housing and some of the major household item before bringing the family Over then the likelihood for an enjoyable Touris greatly besides transportation housing and no allowance for a major household move another area of concern should be the loss of housing allowance for living it comes to pay there Are no types of housing allowances like rent plus Hola or via made available to marines with their families Here on an unaccompanied , possible deployments to Okinawa the Republic of the Philip Pines and South Korea could again separate the family. School age children for families with school age Chil Dren there is another area to to Kibler the air station s . Perry school is , there Are 13 children of non command sponsored person Nel that weren t Able to enrol this should take into account the possible decision of whether their children s missing a year of school is Worth the cultural experiences i Japan. For Young families there s the possibility of having a baby. Expectant mothers Here Are sent to Yoko Aab for the labor and delivery. That trip can also get expensive with no reimbursement by the government. The feeling is that although there Are Many positive aspects to a Marine having his family with him there Are problems Kibler said and what we want is for the Marine to honestly know what the situation is like before making a decision whether or not to bring the family Marine Squadron Breaks Accident free record Accident free cake. Us Cubi Point us during the recent Multi National exercise Cope Thunder the Marine All weather attack Squadron 121 broke along established record. The Green knights As they Are also known surpassed 12 years of Accident free flight time for a fixed Wing tactical Jet Squadron in both the Navy and Marine the process the Green knights amassed 45,700 Accident free deployed to the Western Pacific during 1982, the Green knights supported the 3rd Marine amphibious Force and commander . Forces Korea by participating in exercises Cope strike. In december 1982 the Green knights deployed to Cubi Point Nas Republic of the Philippines for heavy weapons training and Cope Thunder. Recognition for their performance Over the past 12 years includes selection As Marine attack Squadron of the year 1979two nominations for that award 1981 and 1982 and two chief of naval operations safety awards 1977 and 1981 when deployed to the Western Pacific the Green knights operate put of Iwakuni Mas Japan. Their Home station is Eltoro Calif. Two a-6 intruders piloted by Green knights. Us briefs Ceramic holds available Camp Zama Usa the Camp Zama arts and crafts Center has just received 32 Ceramic holds that Are ready to use free of charge. Individual instruction in casting and finishing of Ceramic Green Ware is Given at Al times. Call 233-4412 for More information. Zama Bazaar set Camp Zama Usa the Zama Are officers wives club is sponsoring a Bazaar feb. 5 at the Camp Zama Are needed for the morning and afternoon. Call eve Coet at 233-6281 to Volunteer. Clerk typists needed Camp Zama Usa the civilian personnel office has an urgent need for clerk typists in temporary positions in Gradesgs-2 to gs-3. Anyone interested in these positions should visit the . Army civilian personnel office Honshu located in building 102, room m-133, South Camp Zama or call233-4383 for information. Kiddie Korner opening Camp Zama Usa the Sagamihara family housing area kiddie Korner will be open from 7 . To Midnight on fridays and from 9a.m. To 6 . On saturdays on a one month trial basis during must be made by 4 . On Friday for services on Friday evening. Call233-6470 for More information. Zao resort ski trip Katsugi Naf us the Katsugi tour office is sponsoring a ski tour to the Zao resort near Yamagata feb. 11-15.for information on times of departure and costs Call the Tours office at 228-3786.private ski Tours to the Northern most Island of hokkaido May also be booked through the Tours office until april 2. Income tax service Katsugi Naf us Katsugi s Nav Exchange main office in building 37 will be offering an income tax preparation service beginning feb. 8.the service will be held from 10 . To 4 . On tuesdays and thursdays. For More details and to make an appointment Call 228-3741. Baby sitting course set Camp Zama Usa the Camp Zama american red Cross baby sitting course will be held at the Zama Middle school from 2 30 to3 45 . Feb. 8, 9, 10, 15, 16 and 17. A bus for children at Sagami depot Sagamihara and Katsugi will be provided for transportation Home. There is a limited class size of 20. To Register Call 233-4181. 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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