Pacific Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives May 18 1983, Page 6

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Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - May 18, 1983, Tokyo, Japan 6 Pacific stars and stripes May 1983 poll shows Glenn ahead of tied with Reagan los Angeles a if the 1984 presidential elections were held As Many democrats would vote for president Reagan As would vote for Ohio John according to the latest los Angeles times but Glenn has overtaken former vice president Walter Mondale in the race for the democratic presidential the Survey the National poll of 442 registered democrats indicated they preferred the former astronaut by 28 percent compared with 26 per cent for former president Carters running Glenn trailed Mondale 34 per cent to 17 percent in a times poll last the Survey indicated Reagan and Glenn would split the vote at 44 percent each in a presidential while Mondale would Trail Reagan 48 percent to 40 in the april both democrats led Glenn by 6 percent and Mondale by 3 the Survey was taken Between May 812 and has a 5 percent error Tiger shark Over Paris Northrop corporations new Mach 2 class tactical the f20 the newest american developed flies Over the fighter was flown Miles from los Angeles to Paris for the 35th Paris air which opens May a Accord from Page 1 Moscow has anted vengeance to replenish up with a lost syrian arms and War Materiel with Large quantities of highly sophisticated time the syrian War shattered by Israel during last years fighting in has been restocked with bigger and better equipment that requires the presence of to soviet military advisers and time highly advanced soviet sa5 mis Siles Are located at two Sites in near Dumeir and each containing 12 time estimating the total number of sa5s in Syria at about the two bases have been sealed off from syrian visitors including the syrian defense minister and soviet personnel operate the Early warning and tracking communications systems and less sophisticated mis Sile time the sa5s Are integrated into a Syria controlled Ai defense net but the Kremlin has a veto on their time the soviets also have replaced the approximately 100 warplanes lost by Syria to israeli fighters shortly after the invasion of Lebanon last the bulk of the new aircraft Are advanced time the Magazine also said the soviets have delivered another 300 to 400 t 62 and t72 tanks Well in excess of the number of older and smaller t 54s and t55s lost in the soviets have also provided about 200 armoured personnel car and Between 600 and 800 trucks and other wheeled consider ably improving the mobility of syrian time with the increased soviet Syria recently moved another troops into and the Plo has expanded its forces in Northern Leba non from to time drugs from Page 1 Omeara said the key to whether a Soldier is rehabilitated or separated is the com Manders opinion of that Soldier and whether he or she has potential for further As for soldiers in leadership Omeara said the separation authority must decide if abusers should get a second Chance since they abused drugs after the army placed special Trust and Confidence in them As in those cases where a Soldier has More than 18 years of the final decision for elimination remains with the department of the the message the army is not beginning implementation of the program until july to give soldiers a Chance to get straight before officials emphasized that there will not be any laxity in the Pursuit of abusers under current weve purposely delayed the implementation of this new policy until july 1 to make sure that every Soldier gets the said if there abusing they have an Opportunity to get their act cleaned up before the one of the principle reasons for rewriting the regulation is the inconsistency in the definition of there is no consensus out there on just what abuse of drugs and alcohol is All said Omeara of Council some people look at it As a cultural others see it As a social problem the army inherits from the soldiers we bring into the but the Bottom line is that the use of an illegal drug is illegal in the it causes problems with the welfare and safety of the soldiers and their on the subject of passive Omeara said a Soldier who Doest smoke but lives in a Small room with a does not have to worry about getting a positive Reading in the urinalysis test because of the cutoff level used by so theres no doubt in my mind that once an individuals test comes Back positive from the that person is indeed a smoker of said Omeara emphasized that a nonuser who has a Friend who smokes pot and Doest report it can be punished for condoning the More than 40 percent of the soldiers tested in 1974 were found to be using marijuana or As of August that figure was Down to under 30 were now at the lowest level of drug abuse in the Omeara its still too

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