Pacific Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Jul 16 1967, Page 7

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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - July 16, 1967, Tokyo, JapanNo bios gains is Washington Bureau Washington the defense department s get Tough policy with segregated apartment and trailer court owners near military bases in this area is meeting with initial Success. The Pentagon opened its lates Campaign for open housing for negro military personnel by for bidding servicemen White and negro from moving into off base segregated quarters near Andrews fab it. Meade Aber Deen proving ground and Edge Wood Arsenal All in Maryland and in this general area. As a result of this action apartment and trailer court facilities in the Vicinity of a Tuxen Nas and with one exception at the naval training Center at Bainbridge md., have agreed to the principle of open housing on a voluntary basis according to a defense depart ment report july 13. The single owner who refuse will be informed that unless he changes his mind servicemen will not be authorized to sign new rent agreements or lease with him a Pentagon announce ment said. When informed of this latest voluntary action near the two naval facilities defense Secretary Robert s. Mcnamara asked the Navy to express his appreciation to apartment House owners and operators in the a Tuxen Bainbridge areas for opening their doors to All our men and women in uniform regardless of race color or Creed. The Success at the a Tuxen River Nas is what we Are seek ing100 per cent availability of housing for our servicemen and their families. The defense department Hopes to turn the greater Washington area into Amodel of military open housing and use local experience for similar programs throughout the country. First place in the people category Black and White division was awarded to spec. 5 John r. Putnam for his first place Winner in the experimental category of the u. , Japan crafts photography contest Black and White division was fantasy by air Force . Richard a. Holt. Japan debate on a defense Tokyo a the director general of Japan s defense Agency said Friday Japan would have to consider measures to defend itself against foreign mis Siles without nuclear warheads. Kanshichi Masuda made the remark in reply to a question by Minoru Genda member of the Liberal democratic party in an upper House Cabinet com Mittee session. Masuda said at the present stage no consideration has been Given to possible nuclear attacks from Mainland China. But he admitted that serious thought should be Given such possibility. Winners listed in Usalj crafts photography contest Zama Japan Usalj win Ning photographs in the . Army Japan crafts photography contest and exhibition for 1907 have been chosen in both Black and White and color categories. In the Black and White Divi Sion first place awards for categories of people babies and children action Scenic and experimental were won by spec. 5 John r. Putnam Usa Stra com signal group Japan sgt. . Robert Stem per Usalj Public information division airman 2.c. Michael a. Keller 1967th comm. So. Spec 4 Peter g. Cataloni 249th general Hospital and . Richard a. Holt 2132 comm. Sq., respectively. In the people category Putnam also received an honorable men Tion for one of his photographs. Second place and an honorable mention in the children category was awarded to . Kougi Higashi Usalj office of special investigations. Scenic category second place went to . Marold Martinos 1956th comm. Group and third 20-yr.-o/d . Bomb dug up near Tokyo members of the 1st ordnance Wing Japan ground self defense Force remove a Sinex plodded world War ii american bomb from Musa Shino Friday. The bomb was partially disarmed and removed to Camp Nerima for disposal. Tokyo is a japanese landowner with a Long memory recalling that an american bomb had dropped on or near his property in the last Days of world War ii Friday watched japanese ordnance experts find the deadly relic under 32 feet of Earth in his backyard. A bomb disposal team was summoned from their base at Nerima to a private Home Tinmu Yashino near the Green Park family housing area. They spent More than an hour unsuccessful attempt to de fuse the 1,000-Pound Genera purpose bomb. They could remove Only one of the bomb s two fuses before it was carefully lifted out of a huge Hole and hauled away on a truck. The bomb one of the most powerful killers dropped by Al lied bombers in world War ii could destroy anything within1,000 feet. The landowner recalling one bomb that dropped but did not explode finally called the police who passed the unusual in formation on to the 1st ordnance div. Of the Japan ground self defense Force. The area in which they found the bomb is directly across the Street from a shopping District place to Stamper. In the color transparency Section it. Cmdr. Eugene f. Smith far East network won first place in the people category along with two honorable mentions. Winning second and third places in people category wore airman 2.c. Chester Biedrycki 1956th comm. Group and s tem per. First places in categories for babies and children and animals and pets were won by spec. 5 Roger f. Lonnstrom Usalj medical det., and b de Rzycki. Spec. 4 Aaron s. Calcote Suasa comm. Unit Japan and Stemper received second place and honorable mention awards. Winners in the Scenic Cate gory of color transparencies were spec. 4 Ronald f. Gobeli . Army Hospital Camp Zama with first and an honorable mention and sgt. . Stephan Lasko jr., Usa veterinary Dot. Honorable mention along with second place in this category went to spec. 4 Casandra d. Teolis Usa Stra com signal group Japan and an honorable mention to Bindr Yak. Following an exhibition of the winning entries at . Army Japan the photographs will be forwarded to Hawaii for . Army Pacific level of the contest. Photo by . Alan e. Duggie frequented by americans. $170 million storm damage Tokyo. A heavy Rains which battered Western Japan Over the week caused 61.4 billion yen $170 million damage to Public facilities state minister Toshio Tsukahara said , who is concurrently director of the prime min ister s office said the torrential downpour left a total of 372 per sons dead or missing. Pacific stars & stripes 7sunday, july 16, 1967

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