Pacific Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Feb 11 1967, Page 24

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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - February 11, 1967, Tokyo, JapanOf to again seek variable pay for housing in . Is Washington Bureau Washington the air Force is making plans to reintroduce a variable housing allowance proposal for servicemen authorized off Post housing in american High rent areas. The air Force found that off base housing costs often run 47 per cent More than their quarters allowance in places like new York Washington and san air Force bases its in 9th Bridge built. .3 More of go maj. Gen. F. W. Boye jr., 7th inf. Div. Com manding general gets some feminine assistance in the dedication of Bridge t-39. The Bridge links division he. Co., with division Headquarters and is the ninth completed in a series of 12 under construction in the division. Participating from left Are Jeannie Curtiss red Cross club Mobile worker Yoo Duk Moon an Engineer with the Sam Yung trading co., the contracting Agency for Bridge construction Boye Natalie Nason education director Camp Hovey Educa Tion Center and Evelyn m. Fenn a service club director. Usa Soldier cares Tor 6 cons Camp Howze Korea 10 sp4 Ernest w. Dowdy 2d bn., 38th inf., has become the adopted father of six orphans from the Village of Nullo i. He first met the children Las july when they were members of a korean boy scout group Atlue Lancer Valley of which he was one of the sponsors. The boy scout group was Dis banded and the children took up Odd jobs on the compound. Dowdy Learned the children had no parents and were living in nearby orphanage. He bought a the Village for the children aged 9 14. Dowdy from Job Eliboro Ark March but he intends to keep supporting the children. Dowdy from Jonesboro ark.,is a clerk at he. Co., 2/38 inf. Brown Chung open 1st sofa unit talk oks air pact with Korea Tokyo a the japanes Cabinet thursday approved the new aviation agreement with the Republic of Korea. The agreement which will Ope new air routes Between the two countries beginning next month will be signed in Seoul. The japanese government was scheduled to dispatch an official to Seoul Friday to decide on the sign ing Date. The agreement reached Las october Calls for opening of com Mercial air service by South Korea to Seattle via Tokyo and another to tape and Hong Kong via Osaka. In return Japan air lines will make flights to Seoul and Pusan from Tokyo Osaka and Fukuoka. Is Korea Bureau Seoul korean prime minis Ter ii Kwon Chung and . Ambassador to Korea Winthrop pledged Mutual cooperation and understanding betwee the . And Korea in implement ing the status of forces agree ment at the first meeting of the .-Rok joint committee at the Capitol Here thursday. In a 20-minute ceremony .and Rok delegations emphasized that the purpose of the status of forces agreement was the strengthening of the ties of Mutual Friendship arid cooperation Between the two govern ments. I am not exaggerating when say that this Mutual respect and kindness should know Nolan Chung said addressing the joint committee members. The joint committee composed of korean and . Delegates will function As a coordinating body on All matters requiring Mutual consultation regarding the implementation of the status of forces agreement which went into effect thursday. Now that the agreement is enforce we must make every Effort to insure that it is carried out effectively to our Mutual advantage Browns Aid. He said if the joint committee does its Job Well it will act quickly on Little problems and keep them from becoming big the . Representative to the joint committee is it. Gen. B. 0. Davis jr., chief of staff of .forces Korea. The Rok representative is or. A Jong Yoon director of the Europe and american Bureau of the ministry of foreign affairs. Round world Sailor of Christchurch new zealand a a new zealand air Force Platte Ovi a or Butch e patrol has spotted British Yachtsman sir Francis Chichester homeward bound on a round the world trip. Chichester who left Australia recently was seen 150 Miles North of new zealand and waved tothe circling plane. 7th maps Are habit with no hq., . 7th inf. Div., Korea 10 sgt. Robert d. Fischer motor maintenance sergeant with the 7th military police co at Gamp Casey has been As signed to the 7th inf. Div. On three separate times two time with the same company. The korean War Veteran Joine the 7th div. In May 1952 at Chun Chon and was moved immediately to the Light line behind the front line for duty in the 7th Mccompany. The unit patrolled guarded and interrogated prisoners. After a tour with the 561st Modet in Yokohama Japan in 1953 Fischer went to it. Polk la. He returned to Korea As a Yardmaster with the 17th at Cairns Casey in 1959. In 1962 to after a tour at it Jackson coming to Korea Thi time Fischer was with the 18tlaviation in Nellinger Germany he rejoined the 7th my co. I december 1966. 8 survive copter crash is Korea Bureau Seoul a ch-37b helicopter from the 19th aviation co. Crashed with eight person aboard about 15 Miles East of Seoul thursday morning eighth army officials reported. There was Only one person Crew chief suffered Burns and was taken to the i21st in Ascom where his condition Friday was reported As fair and recovery the Crew chief was identified aspic Dale e. Redding of Medford Oregon and the 19th Avn. to officials the Mojave was carrying four Crew members and four passengers on an operational Mission. The Caus of the crash was not immediately helicopter was badly dam occupants were listed on the flight Manifest As capt. Rush. Wicker Pilot w03 Alonzo r. Mills co Pilot sp5 Clark , flight Engineer All assigned to the 19th aviation , passengers maj. John a. Meehan 802d Engineer bn., 2dlt. Gary m. Potter c co.802d Engineer bn., sp6 Thad l. Phil lips 593d transportation det. And spa Donald h. Watai 593dtransportation det. Engineers1 society to meet feb. 20 Seoul is the Seoul Postof the society of american Mili tary engineers has scheduled it monthly meeting at the District engineers officers club Here for feb. 20. C. L. Phillips resident Man Ager of the Collins radio go presently supervising construction of a nation wide korean microwave transmission network isolated to speak on microwave systems engineering philosophy implementation and a social hour preceding the meeting is to begin at 6 30 . All same members Are Welcome. Units cited on ged efforts formation on a 1966 stateside Survey of 250,000 servicemen. The proposal was first recommended of the defense department Sev ral years ago but defense Secretary Robert Mcnamara said it was not practical because a valid housing Cost Index was not Avail Able. Now through an annual housing questionnaire the air Force be Nieves it has such an Index. The proposal which if approved goes to Congress will Costan estimated $153 million for All the services. An official pointed out that this is much less then the Cost of new government housing. The plan would be simple to administer an official explained. A Man assigned to the Washington area for example where housing costs Are 47 percent above average would receive an eat of 147 per cent. If he goes to places where the allowance is adequate no change would remade in his present allowance. $500 prize offered for hq., . 7th inf. Div., Korea 10 education plaques were presented to the command ing officers of units achieving the highest percentage of personnel participating in the Gen eral education development ged program during the Sec Ond Quarter of fiscal year 1967 by maj. Gen. F. W. Boye jr., com manding general 7th inf. Div., at division plaques Are awarded each Quarter by the six education Cen ters in the 7th inf. Div. Those who received plaques from the commanding general Are 1st it. Richard l. Endicott commanding officer c. Co., 1stbn., 31st inf. Capt. Denis c. Davis commanding offi cer bco., 7th aviation bn., 1st it. Douglas m. Welch commanding officer a co., 2d bn., 32d inf capt. James s. Black command ing officer hq., & he. Co., 1st in 73d Armor 2d it. Davis. Council commanding officer c btry., 2d bn., 8th arty. 2dlt. Vincent s. Perri command ing officer a co., 4th 76tharty. And 1st it. John h. Thes ing commanding officer 1st bn.,79th arty. The participation percentages of the 7th inf. Div. Personnel in priority education areas herein most cases equal to or Well above the eighth army and Eusa goals. Seoul 8th army a safety suggestion contest with first prizes of $500 and 16,000 won $59.25 has been announced. All . Personnel assigned to eighth army except those connected with safety offices May enter the first category with a first prize of a $500 savings and third prizes Are $100 and $50 savings military personnel car ried on morning reports and korean civilian employees not connected with safety offices May enter the second category. First prize is 16,000 won second prizes 8,000 won and third prize is 3,000 won. Entrants must suggest How to reduce army vehicle accidents through defensive driving. Suggestions limited to 100 words Orless should be mailed to hq., eighth army go safety Divi Sion by March 15. If More than one entry suggest the same idea Only the Sugges Tion bearing the earliest Post Mark will be valid. Suggestions will be judged solely on the originality. Entries must show the writer name rank or Grade serial number or id number Deros organization and Apo. Britons leave of base. Warner Robins a up thirty four British air Force airmen and their families have left Robins fab after almost two years on an air Force c-130 stud project. Pacific stars & stripes 7saturday, feb. 11, 1967

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