Pacific Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Jan 8 1967, Page 59

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Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - January 8, 1967, Tokyo, JapanAir Fores is Washington Bureau Washington a new one third discount reserved seat military air fare is being offered by Ari increasing number of . Airlines including american airlines the first major company the civil aeronautics Board re ports. The new rates Are to Star tuesday. The half fare standby plan will continue. ,. American airlines notified Theca of its intention to Start the one third discount reserved seatmate in certain routes West of the Mississippi River As a test. Other airlines that will offer the new arrangement for servicemen in clude Continental Frontier Ozark Allegheny and trans Caribbean according to the cab. Bonanza will go even further Acab official said and give a 40 per cent discount with a Reserve seat to a Serviceman or woman of leave. An airline official said that i the new plan meets with Success it is Likely other companies would follow suit. The new fare is the latest in series of recent improvements for men and women in uniform travelling by air on leave. Aps teach marines Danang Vietnam 7thaf training a key ingredient of Suc Cess often comes. From strange quarters in wartime. One of the More unusual examples of this occurred recently when More than 100 . Marine underwent an m46 Rifle training program conducted by the air Force s 366th air police so. After receiving the new weapon the leathernecks discovered they had no instructors qualified in its use. Contacting the training Section of the 3g6th. Aps they requester that their riflemen be Given instruction in the weapon s opera Tion. The air Force has Bee equipped with the weapon for More than three years. Manhunt Vietnam style paratroopers of the 1st brigade 101st airborne div., Cross one of the Many streams near Kontani in the Republic of Vietnam during operation Pickett. The men of a co., 2nd bn., 502d air borne inf., crossed one Stream nine times at different locations in search of the enemy. Usa Ort moved to Bien Hoa Bien Hoa Vietnam 7th of the 504th tactical air support group moved Here recently from Tan son Nhut a Saigon. The group formerly designated the 6253d tactical air support group task is commanded by col. Carl e. Tayler of dem son Tex. It is composed of five tactical air support squadrons and two tactical control maintenance squadrons and the theater indoctrination school at Binh Thuya. The group provides support through the air support and maintenance squadrons. All of the air Force 0-1 Bird dog aircraft Are among the assets of the 504th. In addition to providing administrative and logistical support for All air Liaison officers and for Ward air controllers in Southeast Asia the tactical air. Support enters in their respective corps area. The 19th tactical air sup port so. At Bien. Hoa is a part of the 504th task to Taylor All air Liaison officers and Forward air controllers arriving for duty in Southeast Asia report to the 504thfor initial processing and assign ment. Then they receive on week of training at our theater indoctrination school at Minhthuy. Should recite Man Fuchu As Japan Shaf . Military men serv ing in Vietnam know Why they Are there and Are making sacrifices that the people of America should appreciate Francis Cardinal Spellman said Here in an interview wednesday night before ending his visit with members of .forces Japan. Cardinal Spellman archbishop of new York and vicar of the . Armed forces was in Japan for. A three Day visit apart of his 16th annual Christmas tour to visit members of the armed forces around the world. While in Japan he visited it. j. Mckee commander of . Forces Japan and fifth air Force and senior commanders of . Naval forces Japan and .army Japan. Telling of his impressions on this trip he said my feeling was one of optimism. The american soldiers sailors and airmen. Are All wonderful and hopeful aggressive and determined to Finis the Job they be begun. And they realize Why they Revere and they realize what they have to do he said. Asked if the american me serving in Vietnam have a Strong feeling of personal involvement in the struggle he said they certainly have because they Veseen so Many of their fellow americans wounded and i was certainly impressed with the sacrifices we re making and i realize they have to be made because there is no want to be just and fair and we re fighting for a just for the members of the .military who were unable to meet the archbishop this year his Eminence said i Pray for them i be offered mass for them. Landmass is always for peace that s my first intention. He expressed my gratitude to them for All they mean to the United states of America. And i Hope the people of America appreciate All the sacrifices that our men and women in the armed forces Are making for the Salva Tion and i say salvation of our blessed the year of the min gun in Vietnam lt�t1-\-fc t 1tt a a a v i a of a. Bien Hoa Vietnam 10 could this be the year of the mini the word Minifay Means shorten or the dazzling skirts that delighted London during the summer and Hung around to endure the freezing winds of mid Winter Chicago were definitely Short ened. But the mini in the Newmin guns being used in Vietnam Means anything but aviation units in Vietnam using armed helicopters have started receiving the xm-21 min gun. The new weapon de Collins receives Star new Post Washington is . Arthur s. Collins jr., com manding general 4th inf. Div. Inthe . And in South Vietnam is being promoted to lieutenant general. He was to become the army assistant chief of staff for Force development Friday the army said. Collins will be responsible forthe Force Structure of the army. Signed to increase the reliability firepower and destructive capabilities of the armed Huey i being installed in most of the armed helicopters flown by the334th armed helicopter co. The min gun system resemble the old Gatling gun because it employs six rotating barrels fir ing in sequence giving it a High rate of fire. The system fires so fast it would use most of the aircraft s ammunition within minutes if it were fired in one Long burst. The gun is fired at interrupted bursts to conserve ammunition and keep the barrels within their heat Range. The system is capable of flex ing even further than the older Quad mounted m-60 machine guns. It can fire Forward almost straight out from the sides of the helicopter or straight Down into the thick Jungle. Pilots of the 334th armed Heli copter co. Say the system is deadly accurate and the fast fir makes it rain Lead in a steady spa Tony m. Ross left of key West fla., and Jack army helicopters have Smith of Santa Susana cal., prepare one of their new rapid firing tallied More than 8,500 enemy min guns for a Mission with the 334th armed helicopter co. The troops killed in Vietnam during weapons system employs six rotating barrels that fire at the rate the last eight months. Of 6,000 rounds per minute. Usa cutoff near for photo confess Washington 10 the department of bounced that for defense has an the deadline Date submitting photographs forthe annual military picture of the year award is Jan. 15.the Competition sponsored by Dod in cooperation with the Nat i o n a i press photographer s assn., the University of missourian the world Book encyclopedia is open to All Active duty armed forces photographers. Photographs must have Bee taken Between Jan. 1 and dec. 81, 1966. Categories of photos include news scheduled and unscheduled event feature human interest subject pictorial mood photo sports picture Story an portrait. Only Black and White prints Are desired. In order for a Man to be As military photographed of the year he must submit entries in each of the six categories of Competition. Maximum num Ber of entries per entrant is 20 prints. Any size photo is acceptable but photos must be mounted on 16x20 Inch mounts with a Cap Tion on the reverse Side. The caption Block must include the category of the photo title of photo photographer s name rank current military address and Hometown previous requirements photos submitted to this year Competition do not require Previ Ous publication. They May be official photos taken on assignment or photos taken at the photographer s own initiative. However in All cases photos must be limited to military circumstances events or in conjunction with military life activities or dependents. All entries must be postmarked not later than Jan. 15 and mailed to professor Cliftons. Edom journalism Annex room 27a, school of journalism University of Missouri Colum Bia to. U. Of Maryland sign up Sef Saigon is registration for the University of Maryland term Iii begins Jan. 15.applicants May Register at the Meyerkord hotel in Saigon from7 30 . To 10 . Monday through Friday and from 7 30a.m. To 5 30 . Saturday. Registrations will also be taken from7 30 . To 4 . Sunday. Personnel in the Tan son Nhu Tarea May Register at the Educa Tion Center at the air base from9 . To 1 . Daily. Pacific stars & stripes 7sunday, Jan. 8, 19g7

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