Pacific Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Mar 24 1967, Page 24

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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - March 24, 1967, Tokyo, JapanKim learns about easter this is what makes the egg Blue explains 4-year-old Tony Krogh to his sister Kim 1%, As he prepares to dip an easter egg into a cup of Dye. It s the first easter for Kim an adopted Korea orphan. The youngsters Are the children of capt. And mrs. Lee p. Krogh Yokota a. Usan rfcs Scarf biggest drive Saigon a Republic of Korea military Headquarters announced thursday that korean forces had launched their biggest operation of the Vietnam War. Elements of two divisions Are pushing from the North and from the South along the Central coast of South Vietnam in a drive to link up Between Tuy Hoa an song Cau a spokesman said. An estimated 10,000 Korea troops drawn from the Tiger and White horse divisions Are deployed in the operation directed by it. Gen. Chae Myung Shin commander of the 45,000-Man korean Force in Vietnam. Blood donors add 916 pints Seoul Bascom a total of916 pints of blood have been added to the total collected for use i Vietnam during the 19th general support group s week Long Campaign. It. Col. Merrill m. Lemke executive officer for the 19th and coordinator for the drive stated i am pleased with the results of the recent blood drive. We sur passed our quota of 750 and also had la o More pints of blood collected than in the previous Cam if we can continue this upward trend we should be Able to exceed 1,000 pints in our next blood drive scheduled for the week of May 8," Lemke said. Unc shows proof of n. Korean spying is Korea Burea Panmunjom Korea the United nations command wednesday charged North Korea with 5 incidents of subversion by communist agents within a re cent 11-Day . Gen. Richard Ciccolella senior military armistice com Mission member confronted his communist counterpart . Chung Kuk Pak with Evi Dence of three cases in which North korean agents were killed trying to enter the Republic of Korea and one in which the agent was was the first Mac meet ing to be held in six also charged the communists with an armed at tack on a unc guar Post near the joint Security area Here. Allive incidents occurred March 9 20. Inviting the North korean officials to look at the Large Dis play of weapons clothing an survival gear taken from the agents the unc spokesman accused the North korean govern ment of a continuing Campaign of subversion and the communists made no move to examine the evidence presented of the March 9 attempt by two communist soldiers to re enter the North the capture of the agent they had been escort ing at the to Duchon rail station the next Day the attempt by three agents to float into the South on the Han River March 16, or the March 17 fire fight with agents trying to Cut through a wire Fence near the Doz. Al except the captured agent were killed trying to escape Rok Security patrols. Pak ignored the charges Call ing the whole bundle. Unwar ranted invectives and demanded an investigation of an alleged firing of "1,300 shots by unc troops into the North. Ciccolella called for an investigation of each Side s charges by a joint observation team com prised of both unc officials and North koreans. He reiterated theuns policy of thoroughly substantiating its charges against the communists before the charges Are made at the Mac taken from the slain or captured communist agents included a russian made sub machine gun several Russia pistols knives ammunition and the rubber raft used by three agents to float Down the Han River. Linger briefs Rok officials is Korea . Ambassador Leonard Unger Deputy assistant Secretary of state for East asian and Pacific affairs met wit Premier ii Kwon Chung Here wednesday for a briefing on the recently concluded Guam con Ference on Vietnam. Unger who attended the two Day Summit meeting briefed Chung for two hours and was scheduled to meet thursday with vice minister of foreign affair Young Coo Kim and minister of defense Sung Eun Kim a spokes Man for the . Information service said. Unger will return to washing ton thursday afternoon the spokesman said. Satellites to play vital signal role Gen. Meyer says by sp5 Andre surgeons a staff writer Tokyo satellites will soon shoulder the major Burden of . Army global communications replacing undersea cables and Overland circuits says maj. Gen. Richard j. Meyer commanding general of the army strategic communications command Stra com. Bouncing Telephone Calls and messages to Southe Astasia off a satellite 23,000 Miles above the mid Pacific is one of the greatest achievements of global communications Meyer said wednesday in an interview said Satel Lites will takeover the major role because the Yare capable of handling a greater number of Cir reliability of the satellite swell established Meyer in voice and picture communication As the last few months have shown. This Type of communications will certainly help bring the Peoples of the world closer headed. Still looking into the future Meyer predicted teletype systems will be almost completely phaseout and replaced by Auto Din automatic digital network is the digital half of the Overall defense department Inte grated voice and data transmission system. For the immediate future Meyer said Stra com is test ing optical Reading system is capable of taking a typewritten Page Reading the letters or Type by electrical impulse and transmitting the Type by a teletype or ism machine at the rate of 4,000 words a the present Stra com is meeting the demands placed upon it throughout the world especially in Southeast Asia. Weare prepared to meet any other requirements if they should arise said Meyer. Meyer on a tour of strata munits in the Pacific said that installations Are now being in creased in Thailand at the same rate As in Vietnam to fill a vacuum my command now operate major relay centers in Shulam Nha throng and Danang in Viet Nam and at banh Pla and Korat in Thailand said data relay centers Are located in Phu Lam and Lam has direct High fre Quency communications with Oki Nawa Philippines Hawaii and Ethiopia added extensive program is now under Way to increase support i Southeast Asia we will install operate an maintain three data relays in Nha Trang Vietnam Bangkok thai land and Taipei Taiwan along with 20 tributary stations in South East Asia Meyer stated. Gen. Picket f picks Viet Veteran Tor his Pilot Camp Howze Korea 10 a much decorated Veteran of approximately 1,500 combat Mission in Vietnam has become official Pilot for maj. Gen. George jr., commanding general 2d inf. Div. Capt. Pat l. Moss arrived inthe 2d inf. Div. From Vietnam and assumed duties As operation officer of the 2d aviation in. During his 12-month tour As a senior army aviator in Vietnam Moss flew approximately 1,500 combat missions clocking 510hours of combat flying time. He received 11 air medals the Bronze Star and the vietnamese Cross of gallantry with a november 1966, Moss earned the distinguished flying Cross for actions in operation Attleboro. The citation was give for his uncanny flying ability and Complete disregard of per Sonal safety in volunteering for numerous night missions. When his unit was called to evacuate a 105mm howitzer Bat Tery Moss placed his Craft in Theair within minutes. Deteriorating weather conditions forced him Tolly the chopper by instruments. As he approached the howitzer position he was met by intense ground fire. Moss circled his helicopter at tree top level until his gunners silenced the pc. Moss descended into a poorly lighted and inadequately cleared Landing area and quickly trans ported the Battery to a new Loca Tion. Two nights later Moss volunteered for a similar Mission again encountering devastating pc ground fire. Moss said of his Vietnam experience i am proud to have served in the Republic of anti spy step a Korea Bureau Seoul defense minister Sung Eun Kim told the joint chiefs of Rok armed Force wednesday to step up anti espionage activities in the even that North Korea might dispatch agents to disrupt the upcoming elections. Kim ordered the army to de ploy More anti infiltration units along the 151-mile demilitarized one and also strengthen Security along the coasts in coordination with the Navy. Kim told the service chiefs that the increasing number of North korean special Mission agents indicate that the communist re Gime is determined to create disorder and tension before and during the forthcoming elections. Communist espionage activities usually do not increase until the summer months when dense foliage helps to conceal their movements along the Doz an coasts. But Kim said this year their activities Are already mounting apparently to disrupt the elections. Cox denies arson charges is Korea . Air Force sgt. Billy j. Cox wednesday denied any connection with the alleged arson Case that destroyed the Home of miss Kyung Sun Ora feb. 20. Cox told prosecutor Ron Kaelee that he had been in that House since 6 45 . Drinking Beer with neighbors until 9 30 when the neighbors retired. To their Homes. Cox stayed for another hour waiting for Misson then left for his unit at Osan a according to the test Mony he gave Lee. Cox also said he dropped by adress maker s to pick up a woman s overcoat. He denied using a cig Aret lighter while he was in miss of s room. He said he had no smoked while waiting for her. Cox also told Lee he had no knowledge of the fire until a few Days later according to a Seoul District prosecution official. New co for advisers Taegu Korea Bascom col. Winfred c. Naselroad is the new commander of det. A .army advisory group mag at Taegu. He has served with the detachment since March 1965. Pacific stars & stripes 7friday, March 24, 1967

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