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Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - May 10, 1986, Tokyo, Japan Pacific stars and stripes a2 rockets news May 1986 thousands flee but tidal wave washes out from Page a1 after liftoff from Vandenberg on april 18 with a big Bird spy the failures leave the defense department with Only one operating big Bird and one weather satellite in failure of those satellites would leave the nation with critical gaps in its intelligence gathering and weather monitoring Only the shuttle and the Titan 34d Are Able to hoist these huge payloads into the Quality Assurance office at Nasa provides Independent expert inspectors to oversee workers at Agency centers and at contractor plants which and test Fly Nasa figures show that Quality Assurance employees were Cut most radically at the Marshall space flight Center in which is responsible for the space shuttles propulsion the Post the number of Quality Assurance employees at Marshall was Cut by about 85 from 615 people to and the Overall number of Quality Assurance workers dropped was 71 the newspaper Marshall officials supervised the develop ment and production of the shuttles solid rocket failure of the boosters has been blamed for the destruction of the but there is no evidence the failure of the boosters was caused by faulty the Post some of the Nasa cuts came As part of the Agency Overall budget shrinking that followed the phasing out of the Apollo Moon program in the Early the Overall Nasa work Force dropped from to Milton Nasa chief told the newspaper the figures came from a report pre pared As part of a Campaign by some employees to get the space Agency to beef up its Quality Assurance mom the associated press thousands of Pacific coast residents fled to higher ground after sirens and loudspeakers warned them of a tidal wave triggered by earthquakes off the Aleutian but the biggest wave to hit the beaches was a human the Only thing swamped in Alaska was a state emergency services and traffic was tied up along the coast in Washington and British Columbia on wednesday As the curious surged Seaward but saw swells not much larger than we cleared them off the beaches and the Beach Loop Road and they flocked Back said a police dispatcher in ban we cleared them off again and they flocked Back Down to the water a tsunami warning was posted from Alaska to California and for Hawaii and Japan after a major measuring on the Richter hit undersea near the Aleutian islands on wednesday Milder aftershocks continued thurs said George a geophysicist at the Alaska Tsu Nami warning Center in the Only damage reported was a couple of books being knocked off shelves at the Adak is in the said Pentagon spokesman Arnold Wil about people fled Low lying areas in Alaska and British and Many boats headed out to sea to ride out the there was a festive atmosphere in the emergency shelter in Copal is and several Hundred evacuees at the Campbell High school parking lot in the Oahu Community of Ewa Beach threw a tailgate party with six packs of Beer and decks of in port British co a City of about traffic was heavy coming into not leaving said taxi Driver Gloria this is its not even this bad on a Friday Waves were Only 10 feet High in 2 to 3 feet in washing ton and feet in Adak on the an Island Chain with 16 scattered japans Central meteorological Agency said a tsunami of 9 inches was observed Tammy a dispatcher with the Coos said the police and fire depart ment 911 line got 400 to 500 we were just swamped with she it was just crazy in but we just had a Drill on this a couple of months so it was Kinda neat to see it happen in real Toby the Security manager of the the inn at Span ish head in Lincoln said the management moved guests in the Oceanside first and second floors to rooms higher in the its done wonders for our bar he tsunami is japanese for great Harbor tsunamis Are often incorrectly called tidal tidal Waves Are caused by the whereas tsunamis Are generated by earthquakes or vol Canic in where the building housing the police department and jail is below the highwater five men serving sentences for Misdemeanour crimes were set and Only two had returned by get bored and come maybe tomorrow Well get concerned and go out and bring them said Susan a police spokes from Page a1 Bonus upon graduation from air defense toward a College education once she leaves the army and health benefits for her and her she said none of her various jobs really offered a stable her husband understands that its a Way for me to get a Good career and help the she said Smith said he didst paint Rosy pictures about army the family grilled me for five hours about the about every the Recruiter and we Shultz dont lie to them about if it comes it just comes that a a senior at Brashear High starts a two year enlistment As a personnel administration specialist in he reports to fort for Basic his Mother reports to fort in september for seven weeks of Basic Wayland two other children from a previous Michelle and Larry will stay with her Willa Mae Thomas of until she receives her final from Page a1 budget and antiterrorism Security measures at Aquinas government must Cope with a billion foreign debt and lower investment caused by a steady decline of Confidence in Marcos government before he left and uncertainty about the course of his Succes philippine officials accuse Marcos and his associates of plundering at least billion in Public funds while in Shultz arranged a Friday morning meeting with two former Cabinet labor minister Bias Ople and Deputy Premier Jose and three pro Marcos members of the disbanded National before he about 350 leftists held a Brief rally in front of the Airport terminal riot police stood by until they the protesters carried signs read dismantle and implication of Shultz visit economic along the Airport other placards protested Mili tary Aid to the Philippines and cautioned Aquino beware of a Wolf in sheets asked to assess the Philippines economic a former Treasury Secretary and corporate sex said on the flight to Manila he had the sense that their situation is they have the kind of problems that can be they have capable last the Reagan administration announced a Broad program of additional economic and military Aid for the it involves million in additional economic Aid this million More for the military and faster delivery of million already in the colouring books fairy tales Bible stories books look for them at most Pacific stars and stripes bookstores and Exchange Pacific stars and stripes uses 417 900 Apo san Francisco 96503 published daily 250 per 500 sunday or per second class postage paid at san

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