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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - July 23, 1967, Tokyo, JapanUnc ceremony honors reservists maj. Noland m. West right commanding officer 203rd command information div. Radio stations escorted past the United nations com Mand Honor guard during a recent ceremony at Knight Field. Col. John s. Cheseboro left Public affairs officer 8th . Army was the West is 1st it. Kenneth r. Sawyer commanding officer Honor guard company. West and the 29 men who make up the 203rd Cid Are onto weeks Active duty training with the american forces Korea network Afan. The California based division is made up of army reservists including a College professor movie producer theatrical agent and radio disc jockey. Usa Csc pay demands rejected is Korea Bureau Seoul the 8th . Army has rejected the demands of the korean service corps Csc for extended Severance pay Bene fits and the commanding Gen eral considers the Issue dead according to the 8th army chief of staff for civil affairs. The rejection came during meeting Between col. William e. Cox and 15 Csc cadre representatives thursday in the Nyhart of demonstrations by the Csc demanding More Severance pay. The Csc is demanding a 38-month Severance pay based on their service since 1951. An 8tharmy regulation however established last year that this pay would Only be based on service since 1956. A Bonus was Given to those men who served during the 1951 56 period last october in recognition of Long and faithful ser vice according to the 8th army command. The Csc representatives How Ever claimed that a Bonus should not be confused with Severance pay and were reported to have called Cox s statement and immediate exit from the meeting undemocratic and irresponsible sit in demonstrations by 200ksc cadre in front of their head quarters Here followed a month of protest Over the pay and a recent change in their status from military to civilian. The change in status was the enactment by 8th army last March of a 1965 ministry of jus Tice ruling made so that Csc members could engage in Labo Runion activities As civilians according to an 8th army state ment. Saying that further discussion would not be held Cox left the matter to the cadre representatives. It is now your decision whether to tender your resignation or to continue As a civilian super visor of Csc personnel he said and left the meeting. Pioneer scout plans first trip to . Seoul Usk a 60-year-old american citizen born in Japan is planning his first trip to the United states As a boy Mittwer postal clerk forthe Jakor area Exchange Korea will travel to the .As chief Dele Gate of International boy scout troop 1, Yoko Hama Japan to the 12thworld boy scout Jamboree Mitt Erat Farragut Idaho. At considerable expense to himself Mittwer has organized and helped Send various delegations of korean scouts and their leaders to jamborees in Japan. Gun mishap victim identified Seoul 8th army a .Serviceman fatally wounded in a gun Accident july 15 has Bee identified As pfc Ernest Lee Pauling jr., b co., 1st bn., 23inf., 2nd . Inf. Div. He was killed when a weapon being cleaned by another Soldier accidentally discharged wound ing Pauling in the Chest. He is survived by his father Earnest Lee Pauling of came Ron . He is currently serving Asad visor to boy scout Headquarters in Seoul. Through his efforts 32scouts and 10 leaders from Korea will attend the world Jam Boree this summer. Mittwer will also attend the boy scout world conference in Seattle of my major goals at the world conference will be to persuade officials to hold the next world Jamboree in 1971 in Japan he says. Mittwer s record reads like Aboy scout handbook. An Eagle scout since the age of 14, he has received special awards of appreciation from the boy scouts of Japan National head quarters local Council Yoko Hama two from the boy scouts of Korea National Headquarters the International boy scout Goodwill badge from Japan an the Long time service award the Silver cuckoo from Japan. Mittwer who has been a scout for 49 years completed the boy scout Wood badge course in1965, indicating his continued activity in the a representative of International scouting Mittwer Speaks fluent japanese As Well As English Speaks some korean and reads chinese. The Veteran scout attributes his great love for the program to two bouts with polio As Achild. Scouting strengthened his body and provided the needed Challenge to make his life productive he says. Cargo charter plan approved by cab official Washington a a civil aeronautics boar examiner recommended Friday that air Korea be granted a permit for cargo charter flights Between Korea and . Examiner Barren Fredricks said it would be the firs time the airline a part of the Han Jin transportation flown transpacific service and the permit should be limited to the three year trial. Period. The cab will consider his find Ings in preparing a decision for submission to the White House. The permit proposed by the examiner would be for plane Load Charters Only. Fredricks said the cab has never before granted and should not Grant requested authority for split charter Privi Leges permitting the airline to fill its plane with cargo from More than one shipper. He said the cab does no permit supplemental airlines to carry mail nor should it Grant the airline s request for Soi called fifth Freedom authority allowing it to provide charter service Between the . An Japan Taiwan the Philippines Vietnam Thailand and Hon Kong. Han Jin is a family controlled company. C. H. Cho its founder holds 50 per cent of the Stock his wife 15 per cent and his father 7 per cent. Fredricks said it is the largest transportation Enterprise in Korea operating buses and truck ing services under contract and providing transportation and other services for the . Armed forces in Korea. Cho owns an affiliated corporation operating sightseeing buses throughout Korea and is95 per cent owner of a distributor of liquified Petroleum various companies have 1, 500 employees in Korea. Since March 1966, Han Jin also has been engaged Exten sively in trucking Sevedo Ringland other services supporting the . Effort in South Vietnam where it employs an additional 1,500 koreans. The examiner said the con tracts for services in South Viet Nam including operation of two1,000 ton vessels 24 barges and 5 tug boats will aggregate Al most $15.8 million. The company also acts a agent for american and Japa Nese business enterprises an for several . Van lines. Han Jin currently owns Onefour engine Constellation aircraft which it has used for nonscheduled flights Between Korea and South Vietnam. Rules on half fare travels a Washington Bureau Washington Many Mili tary travellers returning from the far East Are having trouble obtaining standby half fare travel on airlines in the . Because they do not have defense department form 1580 authorizing them Low Cost travel on leave. Pentagon officials could not say whether the same problem exists at East coast airports for troops returning from Europe. The difficulties came to lighting a recent army Survey which showed that More than 7,000 servicemen including More than1,400 returning from Southeast Asia did not have the form. Government regulations re quire airlines to obtain the form from servicemen before they can Issue special military rates. Some airlines follow the regu lations More closely than oth ers an army official said Andas a result servicemen have trouble. To avoid inconvenience the army sent a message to its major commands july 19 ask ing unit commanders to see that soldiers have do form 1580 before they go on this came to Light in a 38 Day Survey in May and june Atman Francisco International Airport and the army personnel Center in Oakland calif., and the Seattle Tacoma Airport in Washington. Most men returning from Vietnam and Thailand pass through the California terminal while those from Korea and Japan go through the Seattle Tacoma air port. Koreans kill 3 infiltrators is Korea Bureau Seoul Republic of Korea army troops killed three North korean infiltrators in two sep Arate encounters a Roka spokesman confirmed Friday. A group of three armed in truders was spotted approximately 2.5 Miles North of Chen Gok on the West Central portion of the Doz at about 5 40 p.m.,Friday. The Rok army troops shot and killed two of them and Are still searching for the other the spokesman said. In the encounter the Rok army captured two sub machine guns a radio and a rubber Boa which is believed to have been used crossing the Itjin River. In another incident deep in the South about 12 Miles Northwest of Handong Rok army counter espionage patrols killed a communist intruder at about 7 20p.m. Thursday. Arrests Spur Rok proposals a Korea Bureau Seoul the Korea Public information ministry is studying a plan to Send government in formation officers to overseas areas with Large korean communities ministry officials said Friday. Their Mission will be to strengthen the ties Between Korea residents overseas and their Home government he said. This plan was conceived in the Wake of the recent arrests of korean residents overseas mostly in West Germany allegedly involved in an East Ber Lin based North korean espionage ring. Countries and cities eyed Fortis plan Are West Germany Switzerland Denmark Brazil Mexico Chicago los Angeles and Hawaii the official said. Assembly opens closes is Korea Bureau Seoul the National As Sembly opened its special ses Sion Friday but the opposition party still boycotting forced it into another 10-Day recess. The session called after one10-Day recess was opened and closed in a matter of Assembly Only took time to pay a Brief tribute to one of i slate members rep. Doyun Kim who died tuesday. Pacific stars & stripes 7 sunday july 23, 1967

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