Pacific Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Jul 18 1967, Page 25

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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - July 18, 1967, Tokyo, Japan Probing caves for reds is risky business Camp Vietnam Iso John Kerr and Robert members of b 3rd were part of a Fourman Tunnel team that deadly Gas to explore a a company of the 4th Marine found the Cave during a sweep and Clear operation 16 Miles West of it was 30 feet deep and filled with natural two marines had previously been unsuccessful in an attempt to enter the at first we we rent quite sure what to said we had never come across a Cave this deep we decided to throw some smoke grenades into the Tunnel Entrance to see if we could locate any other in or air when the smoke did not reveal any other ways into the the engineers threw a flaming heat Tablet Down the 80degree it sounded like a gasoline engine said there was plenty of natural Gas Down there Allright with Gas masks on and a safety rope tied around the team started the Gas masks were useless at because there want enough air to breathe through the we brought up some blow said they sort of pushed the Gas out of the enabling us to As an added safety a phone was rigged to the men Down in the Hole from monitors above then men in the Hole were instructed to keep if they stopped they would be hauled up imme the Hole narrowed near the said we had to Back our Way working in five minute at the Bottom of the the marines discovered a four foot diameter room shaped like a they began Hunting for weapons and but could find it was total blackness Down said when their initial search failed to reveal they lowered and blew a 65pound charge of when this also failed to produce any hiding they decided to destroy the whole Cave on thousand pounds of explosives were used to destroy the Tunnel and the explosion opened up half the said All that left now is a Crater 30 feet deep and 30 feet warrant officer shortage in army just in Case marines at Forward base near the Doz watch Black Clouds of smoke Rise from suspected North vietnamese positions after jets unleashed marines got the close air sup port As word circulated that the red troops might be forming for an a radio news and weather on the hour unless otherwise indicate july 18 with Chris Pewters Lane Stewart of Midnight Griffith Corner weather and sports show and weather music devotions weather and sports music world for moderns report weather and sports report Doremus Young sound music time Oclock world weather and sports and issues of Law of Money and country music from Home show weather and sports that jazz show july if Date with Chris Pewters Lane Stewart of Midnight Griffith Corner weather and sports show and weather to Channel 2 in Kunsan and Pusan Channel 6 in second division area Channel 12 in Taejon and seventh division area these listings Are subject to Are approximate july in in sound theater headlines Billy secrets program highlights Oclock report smart korean notebook Boone headlines Martin show Valley Oclock report of the week final Vagabond pm july in of sound and screen weather and sports regular am programming is aired on pm from 11 to tons Seoul at 1100 to Highway to popular music to music to Light classics to music to test hour to Light classics to Highway to popular music to music to festival of music Vunic the following music pro Grams May be heard Dally Over the voice of United no voice of America korean recommended Standard time program contents frequency special English feature and cultural program 6075 you a question today 6075 in the news to Asia news analysis and feature 17765 the week in review and opinion Roundup 17765 press Roundup alternate weeks to South Asia news analysis and feature 17765 9730 to Asia 7235 week in review news and opinion Roundup 7155 press Roundup alternate weeks 7155 news and cultural program 7155 program and opinion Roundup 6195 press Roundup alternate weeks to Asia 7155 7155 in the news to South Asia 7155 7155 and feature special English 6145 Usa 7155 american concert and music Usa 7155 american concert report to Middle Asia 7155 Only Only Washington Bureau Washington faced with a critical need for warrant offi cer specialists in virtually every the army has put out a Call for retired and Reserve warrant officers to Volunteer for Active qualified enlisted men May Al so apply for appointment As War rant with a con current Call to Active these including the recall of retired warrant officers with waivers for maximum age and Are included in a recently issued the circular lists 35 special ties in Short ranging 3 officers save army Korea was com an annual savings of to the 8th army was achieved with a teammate suggestion by 2nd Frank Briner and two other officers of the 13th Supply and services adoption of the suggestion will eliminate the need for contract transportation by establishing a Forward class Iii Supply class Iii Supply includes fuel and Walter Higgins i corps group chief of presented a department of the army commendation cer signed by Harry corps commanding to Briner for his contribution to the teammate Sug Briner will also receive a Cash award of Dan Brewer and Brady who were As signed to the same but who recently returned to the will also receive individual Cash awards for their contributions in the Cost reduction Roc boosts Asia Bank Seoul Cabinet has approved an expenditure of million As South Korea second year capital investment in the asian development Bank head quartered in it was an the announcement said that million will be paid in currency and the remaining half in Bonds listed in korean currency by August 22 As provided in the Bank South Korea capital subscription committed to the billion Bank totals Korea paid in million last year As its first year from food service and personnel to helicopter pilots and on to Small communications and missile system technicians and although the number of War rant officers varies from mos to any qualified individual is encouraged to the army brigade slated for exercise Washington Bureau Washington the army strategic Reserve in the the Lith brigade at Schofield will take part in an amphibious exercise called Coral Sands on the Island of 1 through some army troops and another sailors from the navys amphibious 2 will take the amphibious assault will be launched by 12 ships on the morning of once the infantrymen will practice at tack and counterinsurgency tac tics while being opposed by aggressor Navy ships off Shore will support the Andy commanding Lith Bri will be in charge of the Landing and commander of the will be amphibious task Force the Lith brigade was formed last year As a part of the Viet Nam suicide leap from Airliner fort de Martini que Island Man committed suicide Friday by leap ing from a plane flying at feet off Martinique Island in the French West it was re ported italian Antonio an employee of the French space Center in French was reported to have opened the door of the dc4 in which he was flying and hurled himself i Pacific stars stripes i phones i Korea area supervisor Yon san news night Yon san 2504 7th Camp Casey 458 2d Custer 4524 Bascom Seoul Yon san 3650 i corps up red Cloud 3671 Page 3439 Bascom 2547 Pusan 3400 Taegu Taejon 267 Kunsan Pacific stars stripes it july 1967

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