Pacific Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Jul 25 1967, Page 7

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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - July 25, 1967, Tokyo, JapanCol. Joseph har Kicic interprets one of his abstract paintings for visitors to the first Public showing of his works held in Tokyo recently. In addition to paint brushes har Kicic also uses knives chopsticks and Eye droppers to produce the abstract effect. Is if you like his paintings of colonel Mav give you one by spec. 4 Gary ackermans a staff write Tokyo air Force col. Joseph Harkiewicz will give his abstract paintings away to anyone who wants them. He s also the Type of person who will walk into your Home a month later and take them Back. Harkiewicz is not always a Indian giver Hov Vever. Since i started painting seven years medical corps 192 years old Washington 10 k. Johnson chief of staff . Army has sent congratulatory message to Mem Bers of the army medical corp who celebrate their 192nd anniversary july 27. On the occasion of the 192danniversary of the army medi Al corps i should like to express the congratulations and appreciation of All the men an women of the United states army for your outstanding record of service Johnson said. To our troops throughout the world you have continued to pro vide the Best of medical care and for our soldiers in combat the knowledge of prompt an competent treatment has been a major reassuring Factor indeed it has helped keep the incidence of Neur psychiatric illness lower than in any previous the recently developed Means for making. That car even better is the must Hospital and related equipment now Inuse in Vietnam. Your search for ways to improve our medical service has also resulted in the development of liquid adhesives to control bleeding an orally administered adenovirus vac Cine for upper respiratory infections and a dramatic increase in the storage life of whole fellow soldiers Salute your proficiency and your Dedi cation to Mankind. We Are proud of your achievements and confident of your ability to meet the challenges of the future he concluded. Ago i be painted hundreds of abstract paintings and i be Given just about All of them away. But i Don t give the away to just anyone he said. First i be got to study the person to determine whether he really sees something in the painting and will appreciate after i give a painting away i usually try to Stop by their House a month later and see if it is framed and Hung. If Itin to i just take the painting away Harkiewicz said. A five Day Public showing of his works ended saturday at. The Kon Ohana gallery near the Ginza in Tokyo. It was his firs Public showing. Of praises Fen Misawa Misawa a Japan 01 a . Air Force Security serv ice certificate of recognition has been presented to the far East network Misawa station for outstanding services to Misawa a and the 6921st Security Wing. The certificate signed by j. Hanley i Wing commander was presented to Marine capt. M. R. Arnold Sta Tion manager by col. Oliver b. Bucher jr., 39th air div. Com letter accompanying the citation especially praised Fen for its support of the recent Marathon softball game and other activities sponsored by the Security Wing. "1 was t trying to sell the paintings. I held it to have Art critics come in and Tell me what was right or wrong with my paintings he said. Harkiewicz is director of flight facilities at Fuchu As Japan. Next month he and his family leave Japan for his new duty station at Langley fab a. Dot weaker due in Shikoku tuesday morning Tokyo is tropical storm Dot downgraded from typhoon status was weakening slowly monday As it headed toward Western Japan a spokesman at air Force weather Central at Fuchu As reported. At 3 . Monday Dot was 368 Miles Southeast of Morishima Island with 55 . Winces and moving North West at 17 . Of Aid society drive Sef Yokota a Japan 01 the air Force Aid society will conduct its annual membership drive Here july 31aug. 15, according to maj. Seid Waddell base project officer for the drive. The air Force Aid society Isa civilian corporation and was incorporated under the Laws of the District of Columbia in 1942. Its purpose is to collect handhold funds and to relieve the distress of air Force personnel and their dependents. On March 1, 1946 the air Force Aid society was authorized to begin operating As the official emergency Relief organization of the air Force. The society helps in emergencies assists families with Handi capped children and provide educational assistance to worthy air Force children. Aerospace graduates at Tachi Fuchu As Japan 01 seventeen officers and civilians will graduate aug. 11 from the University of Southern califor Nia s master of aerospace operations management program at Tachikawa a Japan. The awards will be presented by or. Carl m. Franklin University vice president. The course combines advanced management with Sci ence engineering and human factors and meets the require ments for upgrading managerial capabilities in the air Force. The University program established at Tachikawa in a gust 1965, represents the first Opportunity for off duty graduate study made available to person Nel stationed in the far East. Military personnel schedule to graduate Are col. Robert g. Rushforth Fuchu As it. 0. Kjelland Tachikawa a maj. Thomas b. Bellcock North Camp Drake maj. Thom As l. Bender or. And maj. Rich Ard v. Coffin Fuchu As. Also capt. Donald w. Ander son Yokota a capt. Richard l. Barnard Johnson As r. Holt and capt. Jos Eph a. Rach both Tachi Kawkab capt. William r. Hulings and capt. Wayne e. Schramm Fuchu graduating from the course Are William ii. Emer son Yokota a Larry w. Hoff Mann g. John Kato and Robertj. Ness All Fuchu As Takeshi Kitamura North Camp Drake and George c. Mcjilton Tachi Kawa a. The storm is expected to hit the Southern coast of Shikoku Island by 3 . Tuesday. The spokesman said Hov Vever that Dot was continuing to lose strength and would hit the Island with 46 . Winds bringing some rain. Another typhoon reported Sun Day in the same area has dissipated Fuchu weathermen said. They said a Navy reconnaissance plane from Guam flew to the area Early monday morning but could not find anything. Several . Military installations and family housing areas in the kanto Plains area had gone into condition 3, typhoon imminent within 48 hours but were taken off the warning status at 9 . Monday. Meanwhile 74 persons were drowned and 23 were missing sunday As High Waves blamed on the approaching tropical storm made swimming Haard Ous in Many areas of said sunday s toll was the highest of the year surpass 70 swimmers drowned missing reported lasting theand 20 sunday. More than 2 million persons went to Honan beaches 21 Miles South of Tokyo police said. Dur ing the weekend a season s record 20,000 people climb edit. Fuji. Rea Japan Sas 40 maintenance men build Chapel pm housing Ita Zuke a Japan 01 men of the 6348th munitions Maint. So. At Yamada ammunition storage Annex have constructed their own Chapel fro what had been an unused room in the Headquarters airmen previously held their worship services in the Library. Of to revise rating systems a Washington Bureau Washington the air Force is planning to change air Man performance reports to achieve a greater spread in rat Ings and As a result improve its enlisted promotion Are graded on a numerical scale that Range from 0 through 9 but an air Force official said raters havea tendency to overload the higher Side of the scale 7, 8 or 9. For this reason boards have trouble in selecting Thebes men to promote since most airmen Are at the top of the staff officers Hope to end this imbalance Early next year by giving major commands realistic percentage limits for outstanding airmen by Grade. More guidance is also planned for rating reports Are an important element in the highly competitive air Force promotion system. Due to High reenlist ment rates advancement in the air Force is More difficult than in the other a general Rule perform Ance reports Are made out annually for All enlisted men and Mony is mrs. William Blanchard women. They Are also made widow of the former air Force vice chief of staff in whose Mem Ory the building is named. Blan Chard died in May last year. Dedication Sef Washington Annb pm. Sgt. Of the air Force Paul Aire will be the principal speaker when the air Force dedicates its new enlisted housing project at boiling fab ceremonies Are set for july 25 for the 1,500-Manblanchard Barracks where air Force and Navy enlisted men will be billeted. They will Star moving in sometime in August. Blanchard Barracks is the tallest building on the base a$2.9 million High Rise which rep resents a now concept in Bache Lor quarters for military men. Among other notables scheduled to attend the dedication Cere when there is a change in re porting officers on reassign ment for special duty and other personnel actions. They Are also made out at the end of the first six months of a first enlistment. Pacific stars & Stripe tuesday july 25, 1967

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