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Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - February 14, 1983, Tokyo, Japan R i it t c r a t t february 1983 Pacific stars and stripes 11 ammo ship joins Fleet in Pacific by Bob Borden military sea lift command Subic Bay no about a month before its namesake Volcano started spewing ashes in the military sea lift command Mac ammunition ship Kilauea arrived in the Western Pacific following an extensive conversion process from a Navy manned ship to a civilian manned Mac Kilauea Richard has been involved with Kilauea Ever since the Navy turned it Over to its civilian the Navy turned Over to Mac probably the Best ammunition ship that they had at the but habitability modifications were required to meet merchant Marine standards and the ships Arma ment was none of macs including the Are hoses main responsibility was getting his Crew of 120 civilians Mac had never the ammunition ship Kilauea takes its place with the 7th Aasc before operated an underway replenishment ammunition underway replenishment is the name of the he we have to be Good at training and practice prepare a Crew for the real in addition to the civilian he Kilauea Crew includes a 32man military department that handles communications and includes an explosives ordnance disposal a Navy Veteran and a 30year Mac Mariner who began his career As an Able bodied is looking Forward to Kilauea extended deployment in the Kilauea has a history in the Western Pacific of being one of the better ammunition i want that same reputation to continue now that Kilauea part of the navys military sea lift i s schools director Tours Clark classrooms by Debbie Walters air Force Clark a while visiting the Beth department of defense schools addressed a Federal Wom ens program meeting attended by More than 100 Stephens was at Clark a for the Pacific air forces Dodds Princi pals conference in Baguio and toured Clark i want to get to know the Dod said you cant make any improvements unless you know what youre dealing educated Only in the she backed this statement with the fact that Dodds students for the seventh consecutive year have scored much higher than the nation Al average in Scholastic achievement Stephens attributes this to the we have Well qualified there Are 46 percent holding masters explained the Dodds Only 34 per cent of the teachers nationwide have masters she was also pleased with the Progress that been made in special want to get to know the Dod you cant make any improvements unless you know what youre dealing i really like what i see Here the classrooms where the children Are actively involved and not passively sitting electronics briefings students from the Guzman Institute of electronics in Manila meet a class requirement by visiting the 1961st communications group radar maintenance work the students received i depth briefings on equipment operations from tech Raymond in on their tour of Clark they also visited Clarks radar approach control facility and air traffic control maintenance work centers Gail Wyse i really like what i see Here the classrooms where the children Are actively involved and not Pas sively sitting she not Only was Stephens impressed with the classroom she was very impressed with the teach ers As we get a different Type of person As a they have resourcefulness and she she also feels that they incorporate what Treyve Learned through travels into the i think learning overseas helps the said they Are More cosmopolitan than children we have Good but they Haven been implemented As Long As they have in the under Public Law schools were required to implement special programs for handicapped children by this same Law allowed Dodds three additional Stephens plans to emphasize individually appropriate Well trained teachers and training parents to extend the education in the during future special Educa Tion we All have a common she to improve the Quality of education for our Pacific stars and stripes depends largely on Public affairs offices for contributions to this if you have a Story that would be of particular interest to this please let your Pao know about

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