Pacific Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Feb 26 1967, Page 55

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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - February 26, 1967, Tokyo, JapanU.s., Rok sign Csc contracts a Korea Bureau Seoul the Republic of Korea and the . Thurs Day formally signed the korean service corps Csc agreement which will govern about 5,000 Csc worker serving . Army units in Premier foreign minis Ter ii Kwon Chung represented the Rok while american ambassador Winthrop g. Brow signed for the . It. Gen. B. 0. Davis jr., chief of staff .forces Korea was on hand to witness the signing at the Capitulin Seoul. Chung said the new agreement will help the combat support mis Sion of the Csc for the .forces in Korea. Chung also said the pact will guarantee the rights and Bene fits of the Csc employees under korean labor legislation and maintain Sou n d labor manage ment relations through Mutual said the signing is an other Symbol of the growing strength of relations Between the two countries demonstrating the Mutual Trust and respect on which that relationship is korean service corps is a unique organization of which koreans and americans alike trying to convince army wac s out to be in Pilot s seat by sp4 Richard Baumbach Seoul Bascom wag capt. Joyce Reece a commercial multiple engine Pilot is trying to enter on of the military Man s last domains aviation. I want to break Down the Barrier that exists against women flying for the armed forces she explains. When not sending in applications for flight examinations and reviews of her background she works As the assistant chief of personnel for testing the controls of a two engine aircraft capt. Joyce Reece also monitors transmissions from the control Tower. Usa Greece Korea to sign cultural agreement May justly be proud continued. Brown All present Here today know of the invaluable contributions to our Mutual Security which the corps made during the trying Days of the korean War. Today its role is less spectacular and for that matter perhaps Les swell known but it is still per forming vital services for the american military forces Short Brown said it is an organization which Well de serves the kind of benefits and support that Are incorporated inthe korean service corps agree of a preamble 14 articles and supplementary memorandums of understanding the new pact guarantees the Mem Bers of the quasi military group similar. Labor rights As direct hire employees of . Forces in Korea. The pact will become effective in March following National Assembly with the korean War members of the Csc were con scripted through the mobilization act. They served with . Army units in Korea throughout the War. Presently approximately5,01 0 Csc members work with the two combat divisions near the Doz and other units in the South. Today the organization is mostly you steeps employed through nor irial employment procedure. Is Korea Bureau Seoul Greece and the re Public of Korea Are to sign a cultural pact Here tuesday that will further Rok greek relations in the Fields of culture Art science and technology. The agreement Calls for the Exchange of University and College professors scientists student Sand journalists along with films radio and television two countries will also at tempt to Foster the establishment of cultural institutions including libraries end schools. The agree ment also Calls for encouraging universities and other learning institutions to increase lectures and courses on the literature history and other affairs of the other prime minister ii Kwon Chung and greek ambassador Nicolas Hadji Vassillios Are to sign the agreement. The 19th general support group eighth . Army support com Mand Korea. Born and raised in los Angeles she first came in Contact with Fly ing when she was nine years old and was returning by plane from a visit to her grandmother s Home in Portland Ore. Intrigued by the Glamour of. Fly ing she decided to become an airline stewardess. But then realized that the pilots Job was More after her first flight she started building Model air planes while other girls her age were playing with dolls. At 13, she joined the civil air patrol. It was a great introduction to the world of at Pasadena City College she started Parachute jumping with the american skydiving Why she likes flying she replied it s so Beautiful an quiet you hear Only the wind Rushing through the risers and Youcan see for hundreds of Miles. It s the first time i Felt close to god As i fell through the air like a Bird Only without wings with jus the canopy overhead and All the world look Down on places where with a degree in political science she enlisted in the . Army be cause the army offers a woman More Job opportunities and travel. I was sent to fort Rucker,Ala., to the air traffic control school for my advanced individual training. While at the school i was asked by my commanding officer if i would be interested Ito making application for office candidate school. I chose to make application and my papers we reprocessed and capt. Reece was the first women to be admitted to the army pro Gram of training women for air traffic control since 1945. After receiving her commissions a second lieutenant she was assigned to the wac training bn.,fort Mcclellan Ala. While serv ing with the battalion she submitted her application for flight passed All the army s requirements for the school but was turned Down in 1963, because there was no need for women inthe program at that time and also because women could not serve i combat flying. She was reassigned in 1964 to fort Knox ky., where she joined people walk and run for fun. Tome it s More exciting to be All alone with the sky above and the Earth at your feet than to be crushed in the great masses of Earth which bound men she graduating from College due to the fort Knox Aero club. I acquired All my flying time passed my written examination but had no License. I had soloed in a j-3 Piper cub and a Cessna 175, but even a private License was not enough so i left the service to pursue my flying in civilian life she started work ing towards her commercial License. Through hard work Money and Effort she got her private commercial and Multi engine licenses. After receiving her flying permits she started ferrying planes and piloted sortie charter trips now Backish the service capt. Reece asked How she would feel about going to Vietnam As a Pilot said i would go anywhere my country sent me. I see no reason Why a person cannot perform an Job they Are qualified for a matter what their countries have recognized the potentials of women pilots such As Turkey Israel and the soviet Union. Since there is continuing need for Good pilots Why should t the United states tap one of its. Greatest resources women. Some 30 years ago woman named Amelia Earhart proved that a Pilot s ability is no based on sex Tut on is Korea Bureau Seoul is. Ambassador to the United nations Arthur Gold Berg is to make a 2-Day Stop Here monday and tuesday on hissing through the far East a spokesman for the . Information service announced thursday. The purpose of the far East trip which includes a Saigon Stop is to explore United nation issues. Of particular interest in East Asia the spokesman said., Goldberg is i scheduled to visit five asian capitals but stressed that he is not undertaking the trip because of any new proposals or initiatives for peace in Vietnam it was is scheduled to return to Washington March 7. Graduates of the Republic of Korea air Force during the ceremony Friday in which 54 were Academy walk through a ring symbolizing their graduated and commissioned second lieutenants class rings and under an Arch of Cadet sabers is reunification closer pork is Korea Bureau Seoul the possibility of re unifying Korea is steadily improving korean president Chung Hee Park said at the air forc Academy graduation Friday. This was the second Day in arow that Park mentioned the possibility of korean first spoke of it thursday at korean military Academy graduation exercises. He told the 1967 class of theron air Force Academy and other guests at the commence ment ceremony that achieving a self sufficient Economy is the Short Cut and guarantee for reunification. We Are experiencing results of such Progress. We also feel the need to strengthen and build our nation Al posture for the Day of unification Park said. Park and Gen. Charles h. Bone steel Iii commander in chief thief texts step for the woman Viii tar is to convince the army that there Are Many flying assignments that qualified women officers can perform As part of the army her flying she is an accomplished shooter with both Shotgun and Rifle. She has participated in Competition at the All army Rifle and pistol matches at fort Benning a. And at the National Rifle matches at Camp Perry Ohio. Korea joins Comsat Washington up a p r e became today the 56th nation to United nations command were guest speakers at the 15th graduation of the air Force Academy. Fifty four senior cadets were commissioned 2nd lieutenants and received Bachelor of science degrees for their 4-year academic and military training. Supersonic f-5a Freedom fighter jets and f-86 sabres roared Over the Academy in for 0 0 mation As friends congratulated Pacific stars & stripes join the global system the state depart ment announced. Korean Ambas Sador Kim Hyun shul handed the agreement to the . Govern ment spokesman Robert j. Mccloskey said. The new officers. Sunday feb. 26, 1967

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