Pacific Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives May 4 1983, Page 7

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Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - May 4, 1983, Tokyo, JapanWednesday May 4, 1983 Japan Pacific stars and stripes 7 Navy teams go after Marathon by co John Perry . Navy Misawa a during the fourth of july weekend in 1981, two teams from Fitchburg mass., set a Guin Ness world record for a fast pitch Marathon softball game by playing 56hours and 10 minutes. Records were made to be broken and such is the Case with two teams from the naval Security group activity Misawa who will attempt to surpass the current two teams composed of nine players from 56 division and thens a command will kick off the festivities at 10 a.m., May 5, at the main base softball Field adjacent to the gym. In addition to attempting a new world s record the teams will raise Money for the Biko in orphanage i nearby shich Nohe by donating the profits from the Sale of food an beverages at the Field along with individual and organizational pledges made for each hour of play completed. Surpassing the current record the teams Are hoping to play for 60hours, thereby surpassing the cur rent record. In order for the event Tobe accepted by guinness no substitutions Are allowed and players Are Given a five minute rest break for each hour played. Rain of Shine the game goes on around the clock and if All goes Well the 60 hours will be completed at 10 ., May 7. Col. Harry k. Rogers jr., 6112thair base Wing commander capt. Henry Orejuela naga commander and other officials will be on hand for the opening pitch to kick off the Marathon fund raising event. A Petty officer 2nd class Michael Majchszak left Petty get in shape for their Marathon Ball game. They will play officer 3rd class Mark Griffith seamen Jim Conely and 60 hours in an attempt to break the guinness record for David Imai of naval Security group activity work out to fast pitch softball. Usan an. Rebecca Ferguson in preparation for their ordeal the build up the stamina and endurance participating players have begun a be ded to accomplish this feat. From naga set out to break the r r re rpm weekend " of Mafi h 7 world s record for Marathon fast physical conditioning program con promises to bring plenty of excite pm softball and help a locals sting of exercises and jogging to ment to Misawa As 18 Hearty souls orphanage. Katsugi training group hits Progress Mark by jo1 Len Churilla . Navy Katsugi Naf a recent ribbon cutting Cere Mony in newly renovated building 240 near the East Gate of Katsugi Naf marked a Milestone of Progress for naval aviation maintenance training group detachment 2004. The training detachment a tenant command Ata Tsugi since january 1981, has been looking Forward to the event since it came into being. Located temporarily in what has been considered inadequate facilities in hangar 243, detachment personnel had to wait a few More Days before moving into their new location after repairs were made to a septic tank. Tank repairs were completed by May 1, putting the final touch on the building s $200,000 renovation 240, with 4,000 Square feet of floor space previously used Only for storage was Eye Das the perfect site for training classrooms pointed out senior chief Petty officer Edwin Landsittel the detachment s chief Petty officer in charge. Briefs Secretary needed Tokyo ass needed executive Secretary with shorthand for Pacific stars and stripes located downtown Tokyo. Salary $14,900annually plus other benefits. Call 229-3126/3335 military or 03 401-8913 commercial or Send personnel history state ment to Pacific stars and stripes attn cup co san Francisco 96503. The building is near enough to aircraft Model but not so close that noise made by aircraft maintenance personnel can be heard As in the hangar. The classrooms were also designed specifically for Micro miniature repair the detachment is rapidly becoming an important asset at Katsugi As personnel Are being trained Here from All Over the Western Pacific repair and corrosion control. Since june 1982 we processed 237 avionics students in 30 separate classes stated Petty officer 1st class Paul Schultz one of the instructors. That covers various aspects of corrosion control As Well As miniature and . Some classes Are four weeks Long while others Are two weeks and some Are for just three Days. Students come from the Philippines Guam Midway and Wake islands Diego Garcia Korea and Okinawa As Well As from All Over Mainland Japan. Some come from deployed ships an squadrons and even we provide technical training for officer and band performance Camp Zama Usa the Christian band nexus from the United states will perform at the Camp Zama teen Center on May 6 and May 7, at the Zama american High school auditorium. Performances will be from 8 to 9 30 And enlisted personnel in the maintenance of aircraft aircraft systems and associated equipment explained Landsittel. As part of the larger Organiza Tion Namura prudent 2004 is one of 51 such detachments in the Navy. Only two Are locate outside of the Continental ., the other being in Rota Spain. The entire command graduates in excess of 50,000 students a year continued Landsittel. Our part in the training pipeline is to provide technical training in weapons systems. The first step in the pipeline is recruit training then fundamental in rate training at various a schools. Basic aircraft and avionics corrosion control courses Are also taught in direct support of aircraft deployed on the aircraft Carrier Midway As Well As land based aircraft at . Bases throughout the Western Pacific. Katsugi was chosen As one of the two repair training Sites outside the . Because of i scentral location and its nearness to aircraft squadrons which normally deploy aboard the Midway. Admission is free. All members of the Zama military Community Are invited to attend. For details Call 233-6104 or 3343. Stenographer sought for Zama Camp Zama ass applications Are being accepted for a stenographer Secretary at Sagami depot. The position is slated at gs-5. Forbore information Call 233-4383. Pacific stars and stripes depends largely on Public affairs offices for contributions to this Page. If you have a Story that would be of particular interest to this newspaper please let your Pao know about it

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