Pacific Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Jul 18 1967, Page 24

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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - July 18, 1967, Tokyo, JapanGas advanced combat school faced 2-1 Odds is Korea Bureau Seoul an estimated seven or eight North koreans were involved in the attack on a 2nd inf. Div. Position resulting in the death of three american soldiers and the wounding of one Katusa a unc spokes Man said monday. The three soldiers shot at 2 20 . Sunday raised to five the number of americans killed this year by North korean attacks and 11 killed since nov. 2, 1966. The soldiers died when their position was attacked by North koreans with grenades and automatic weapons. The intruders then escaped Back across the demilitarized zone. A reinforcing unit rushed to the position killed one North korean. As the unit pursued the intruders toward the Mil machine gun fire from North Korea was encountered. Three or four fire fights were reported in the area some 325 Yards below the South tape just North of the Itjin Katusa a fourth Mem Ber of the fire team in the american position was reported in fair condition monday. Weapons found in the wooded terrain around the position indicated that several North koreans May have been wounded in the attack. The three americans were the first killed by North Korea actions since May 22 when a Billet of a co., 1st bn., 23rd inf., 2nd inf. Div., was blowup killing two and wounding 16 americans. A total of 18 americans have been reported wounded in action this year. Names of the three soldiers flood control unit planned Seoul is a flood control unit manned by 245,603 policemen fire fighters and local government officials will be organized to help keep flood damages to a minimum a korean National police spokesman said. The unit will train people Liv ing in places in danger of flood during the Long Rainy season in evacuation and drowning prevention techniques. The nation Al police will furnish helicopters to lift evacuees. The National police spokes Man said flood caused losses Ofa total of $18.5 million through put the country last year kill ing 152 and injuring 162. Cos must learn or die trying by spec. 5 Jim Konschuh a Korea Bureau along the Doz Korea the 2d inf. Div. Soldier Here is just As Likely to make Contact with an armed enemy As soldiers in Vietnam says maj. H. C. Donlon first medal of Honor Winner in Vietnam and now com mandant of the division s advanced combat training facade my Acta Donlon with a cadre of 40, trains noncommissioned office Sand potential noncommissioned officers who patrol Korea s no is the Core the guts the working element of the infantry outfit Donlon said and it is important that the no realize his responsibilities to his men his commander and to help accomplish the facade my s Mission Acta uses the three to or teamwork \ maj. H. C. Donlon right commandant of the 2nd inf. Div s advanced combat training acad Emy act takes notes As members of a squad background reconnoitre an area during training. Other students left foreground observe. Is sever killed Seoul teen Ayers in Doz fights _. Fill summer jobs Seoul Bascom with assorted jobs depending on their Seoul is at least seven persons four Rok army sol Diers and three North korean communists were killed in two separate shooting incidents Fri Day South of the demilitarized zone a Rok army spokesman said. Three North koreans were killed Friday night on the East Ern front in a Battle with troop from the 861st army unit. The Rok army lost one enlisted Man and one officer and two other soldiers were wounded. Earlier two Rok soldiers from the 5656th unit were killed in a gun Battle on the Central front. North korean casualties in that Exchange were not revealed. School Over for the year and summer Well along Many teen agers Are finding it difficult to keep Busy. However for a Small group of enterprising Young students the summer is profitable. Two categories of jobs have been established in the Seoul area for teen agers who want to earn some spare Money. Col lege students and a few select High school students Over 18 years of age Are being employed under the title of temporary general they Are filling jobs As clerk typists apprentice technicians salesmen and other traffic safety seminar ends ability. For the Junior High school Stu Dent another category of jobs has been established. Paid half that of the older group the Young people work As life guards labourers repairmen Etc. John Gerace personnel assist ant civilian personnel employ ment office said the program offers Many Young people a Chance to get work experience make a Little Money and have something worthwhile to do forthe summer. Students applying for a Job Are first Given a general aptitude test. Those selected Are placed in vacancies suitable to their talents. This is the second year for the program. It is scheduled trend aug. 30. Ascom Korea 10 like fire a car can be both a Friend and an enemy depending on How you use it. This Point was stressed at a three Day humanities Day Semi Nar at Ascom that ended on july13 with the final two hour Block of instruction and commence ment exercises for the 60 teach ers who took part. Jointly sponsored by chaplain capt. William f. Peterson Catholic chaplain of the Ascom District and Kang min Lee Inchon superintendent of Educa Tion the seminar provided for three Days of two hour instruction blocks on traffic safety. The teachers were representing the elementary Middle and High schools from the Inchon area. The classes covered both the traffic safety. Four of the five lectures were Given by Eun Soo Kim of the safety office Ina com depot. Kim began the series july 7with an hour lecture of the importance of traffic safety. First the car As a Friend was described the companion that will let you travel at Little Cost and will save you abuse a car or ignore the natural Laws concerning it an the Friend will become a battering burning enemy. This Point was emphasized during the second part of the seminar july 11 in Kim s lecture on nature s told the audience that you can do Only certain things with a car within Safe limits before you violate some Laws of and the physical Side of he gave scientific explanations of kinetic Force friction centrifugal Force stopping distance and that lecture Kim distributed children s diaries con Taining rules for traffic safety and for swimming safety that the teachers will be using i their classes. The moral responsibility of traffic and of traffic to pedestrians also was stressed. Chaplain Peterson As part of the welcoming address stressed this moral obligation in terms of Man s responsibility to his fellow Man. Kim made the same Point in the final lecture of the seminar. A sobering picture of traffic carelessness was shown in the movie it is a Wanton murder which ended the seminar. Communications positions open Washington is the army s strategic communications command reports the Nee for civilian communications specialists for duty in West Ger Many Hawaii Korea Okinawa Thailand and Vietnam. Vacancies Range from gs-11 through gs-13 and in the follow ing areas civil and electronic engineering budget manage ment communications contract and Supply supervisory person Nel As Well As wire communications equipment inspectors. Inquiries should be directed to James d. Nigrelli office of the civilian personnel director Greely Hall fort Hua Chuca ariz., 85613. Through training system. Teamwork through training enables a Man to know and if necessary be Able to do the Job of another patrol member Sai Donlon. Because the Academy is located North of the i Jim River Donlon feels that the training could hardly be More realistic. The final class is a patrol mis Sion in the zone where Contact with North korean infiltrators is frequent. Donlon uses the poisonous Maushi Snake As a living and breathing training Aid to symbolize the attributes of the reagent. The agent like the Snake is Able to infiltrate and avoid con tact although once cornered he will strike to the Academy studies incident that have occurred along the Doz to update courses and cadre members have found an. Urgent need to Sharpen All skills especially those needed during darkness. The school now has a 28-hour Block of instruction on night brigades to enable them to establish their own night vision courses. Acta is an accredited no Academy and in Donlon s eyes one of the most important units in the division. Its current class is training 150 soldiers including25 from the 7th inf. Div. It also conducts a five Day officer course. Donlon who became com mandant of Acta in june received the n a t i o n s highest award for directing the defense of a special forces Camp at Nam Dong Vietnam july 6, 1964. President Johnson presented him with the medal at the White House five months after the fight during which Donlon head of a special forces a team fought his Way through a Hail of Small arms and exploding hand grenades to abort a breach in the main Gate of his Camp. In route to this position he killed three members of an enemy demolition team and continually moved from position to position encouraging his men while hurling hand grenades atthe enemy school fears mass suicides Yongju Korea is the possibility of mass suicides among High school students i sympathy with two girls who have already killed themselves has prompted teachers at Kon Gnu girls High school to Aler parents. Authorities could learn no Rea son for the suicides other than melancholy which they said snot uncommon among korean students. The girls were believed to have been upset with their generation. School officials Are investigating a Rumor that nine members of a literature club were plot Ting to kill themselves in sym Pathy for two friends who die july 8 and 9. One student killed herself on a each near Tanchon by taking Poison. Another member of the11 member literature club shocked by the death of he Friend died a Day later by Al lowing briquette Gas to fill he living room. Pacific stars & stripes 7tuesday, july 18, 1967

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