Pacific Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Jan 31 1967, Page 29

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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - January 31, 1967, Tokyo, Japan 26 take of honors Tokyo servicemen arid seven civil ians in the far East have been named to the Deans list of the University of Maryland far East for the first term of the 196667 academic the Deans list is composed of students who have at least a b plus average for 15 consecutive semester seven servicemen and one civil Ian on the Honor Roll also made an a average for 15 semester hours and qualified As Scholastic medallion they were Dale Tachi Kawa Japan Harold Godwin and Thomas Lonsbury of Korea Theodore Kenneth Mayers and chief technician John Moeller of Okinawa and Samuel Clark Iii and a1c Jimmy Mclaughlin of in addition to these others who made the Deans list were in Mary Beth Thompson of Tachikawa a Petty officer 1c Robert re Fuchu As sp4 Robert Ball of Kuma station William Burkhart of Camp Zama a2c Charles Brash and Johh or in George pick Camp air go an air Force Rescue Frances Crew helped save the lives of two on 1st Francis badly burned japanese Leonard Green Earl and Thomas Tomoff of a Dena a Robert Bulham and Marilyn Jacobson of and Denice Mill a Tho recovery and the Crew that helped save the who had been badly burned in an ammonia Gas were evacuated from their fishing vessel when the 33d one of two Boeing b47 Strat jets takes off from the runway at Andersen bound for Davi Monthan and retirement from service with the 3d air on it was one of two b47s which had maintain flight been used by division pilots to Usan japanese thank rescuers Naha Okinawa badly burned japanese the fishermen and their com Pany have expressed their appreciation by presenting a Japa Nese doll and their thanks to Roy command 33d aerospace Rescue and Mas Smith of first Mack Reynolds of Saigon was the Only one to make the Deans list from the Republic of 1 11 1 y11 1 v a Wal for Critchfield and Clark it was Crew made a water Landing and the third time they have appeared took them on the Deans Mayers and Tomoff Guam last b47s Pilot Sticks Fly to retirement each their second the or medallion winners Mayers was the Only his 5 of Naha win suggestion checks Naha Okinawa 01 checks totalling were presented to five Naha a personnel Harrell and Para the Token of appreciation was presented by Akira chief of the business department of the Kochi ship building Kochi on be half of his company and the injured the Rescue Crew was com Creighton Frost Richard Wolnie Wicz Ronald Renouf radio Jarral Roloff flight for their participation in the base suggestions David base presented to Leon Johns to Carmine Divencenzo to Lawrence Gaytan to Arlee and to Palmer Dudley a2c Charles Peckinpaugh and during the Jacobsen presented Izumi with two hu16 Lapel pins and asked that they be Given to the two the Rescue was performed with he 16 Andersen Guam 01 sleek 6engine Jet aircraft slowly turned onto the Andersen it entered on the run the Roar of its engine in creased As the Pilot advanced the six throttles to Takeoff the aircraft then moved Forward with thick Black smoke suddenly spurting from its it rapidly picked up its Wing tips began to lift and b47 249 left the runway airborne on its final journey and signalling the end of an Era for the 3d air Boeing b47 Strat jets started arriving on Guam in and constituted the beginning of the first Aljet bomber Force of the strategic air command in the Western the b47s be came the primary deterrent Force in this part of the world until when the first b52 Strat fortresses started to after the two 47s were assigned to Andersen to be used to maintain staff flying proficiency in Jet these air Craft left recently for retirement at Davi Monthan one of the Crew members on the final flight was a native of he was Crew chief Juan Cruz of Talofofo other Crew members selected to Fly these aircraft to the military aircraft storage and disposal Cen Ter at Davi Monthan fab were George aircraft commander Kenneth Copilot Frank navigator a1c nor Man Crew chief Roland aircraft commander William Nichols Copilot and Robert up banished at Kadena Kadena Okinawa Frank base gladdened the hearts of enlisted men Here by announcing beginning mess attendant and cashier duty in base dining Halls would be a thing of the mess formerly called Long the of gis the world will now be handled exclusively by Ryu Yuan personnel at these employees will be hired from appropriated Bene fitting both the airmen and the local cashier often referred to As mess will also be turned Over to this move will relieve 310 cos and airmen from the duty each a on Day trial recently showed the dining Hall patrons to be extremely cooperative with the female Cashiers break ing in on the communists control 4 Luzon provinces Manila a communists Are in virtual control of four prov inces on the Philippines main is land of police officials re they say the communists members of the once beaten but resurgent huk movement in Cen trial succeeded in planting agents within the armed the disclosures were made Fol lowing a meeting of philippine constabulary pc officials at Camp in Sampanga prov Headquarters of the pcs first zone which covers 16 prov including the heart of known huk Rafael first zone told newsmen after the meeting that the hunks have mapped a terrorist Campaign that includes the assassination of government officials and the consolidation of communist control in local government Cir he said the four provinces that the pc considers the stronghold of the hunks Are Nueva Ecija and All Are located in the Philippines Rie bowl Bulacan is Adja cent to no politician in for can run for an elec Tive position without first consulting or actually getting the blessings of the Ileto he said the huk crushed in the expanded during the past in Early he there were an Esti mated 100 hardcore members who counted on the support of some the hardcore membership has about Ileto while the number of supporters has risen to about the general said the presence of huk agents in military and police ranks has cloaked huk operations with a semblance of making it difficult for the civilian population to shake off communist Ileto said a three Point program is being followed by the ment to counter the huk Cam this involves military and Legal action against known hunks and their plus civic development projects designed to whittle away at the hunks so called mass Ileto reported that 11 recent clashes with armed hunks resulted in 30 communists killed and 33 he added that 18 others government losses were five four wounded and four others missing in other constabulary facials said some local government officials in Central Luzon were being closely watched be cause of suspected connections with the they said about including have been brought to court on charges of having Given Aid and Comfort i to the to crippled lands Kadena Okinawa 01 despite a overheated engine that threatened to a Kadena Pilot stuck to his Jet fighter and landed safely rather than eject and risk a possible crash into nearby he is Willard Snell of a Veteran of 100 f105 combat missions in Southeast he now flies the thunderchief for the 313th air 18th tactical fighter Wing Here during the most recent assignment of More than 10 years in the air his exploit was cited in a letter sent to Pacific air forces Acaf at Hickam recommending him for Pacas Able aeronaut for outstanding airman ship in Snell demonstrated Cool professionalism in meeting with a situation which might have resulted in the loss of one or More lives and a valuable air said Jay 313th Snell said he Felt an alarming loss of thrust shortly after take off on a routine flight Here last he was Only about 300 feet up and should have been doing 345 to 460 he dropping Andis air Speed indicator showed Only about some 20 under what was needed to barely main Tain flying if i added the Over heated engine might have blown he at 300 feet i could still go Over the Hills in my dropping his two 450gallon fuel tanks in an empty he maintained Altitude and kept the faltering engine alive Long enough to bring the million plane Down later investigation showed tur Bine failure in the Turbine guide vanes and melted Metal found on the runway indicated it had begun to fail during the Takeoff who took part in the first air raids on North Vietnam Hanoi Oil storage depots last june now is assigned to the 67th Tacti Cal fighter 18th Pacific stars stripes 7 1967

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