Pacific Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives May 23 1983, Page 1

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Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - May 23, 1983, Tokyo, Japan Pacific stars and stripes Teloh if 17 Romfh t Burlas h h 75 u 38th 142 250 Washington up the de states will not be Able to build its own facilities at the Ras Banas base in but will be Able to use the facilities that Are there As a staging base for the defense of the persian Gulf the administration the United states and Egypt have discontinued talks aimed at Amer ican construction of a number of facilities at the base because Egypt objected to american control Over the the administration the egyptians May do some of the upgrading on their the Penta gon perhaps with Finan the state department and the Pentagon said Egypt will permit rapid deployment forces to use the facilities at Ras Banas if an Arab or moslem country is attacked and requests Ras Banas is on the red sea opposite saudi an authorized unofficial publication for the personnel of the department of other government agencies and authorized personnel within the Pacific command cannot build at key Egypt base but the fact that the United states will not be allowed to upgrade the bases facilities May mean that Amer ican staging operations conducted out of the base May not be done with maximum the ramshackle egyptian installation is viewed As one of the most May critical of a string of facilities in the Middle East that the United states has been upgrading As staging or support bases for thrusts into the Oil Rich territory around the persian Gulf in the event of a soviet incursion into the since the United states has set aside tens of millions of dollars for upgrading Ras which was intended to be used by planes and ships committed to the defense of the persian Gulf two Sites in the ports of Berbera in Somalia and Mombasa in Kenya and the British owned Indian Ocean Island of Diego Garcia also Are being upgraded for american forces committed to the defense of the Congress appropriated million to the air Force last year improving the runways at Ras Banas for troop bombers and see Page 5 lets make the Doz truly command says and wire services Korea the de militarized zone dividing South and North Korea is itself a primary source of tension and should be truly the United nations command said rear James storms Iii issued the Call for demilitarization at the 418th plenary meeting of the military armistice commission in this truce Village inside the the meeting was requested by the communist Side to denounce what it said were repeated armistice violations by the during the North Korea for the first time accused the United states of deploying Neutron bombs in South there was no command response to the the United the Leader of the has a policy of not commenting on nuclear weapons de North korean Han jul chief Delegate to the commis Sion from the communist charged that the command had committed More than violations from March 3 to Midway this among the he was the erecting of illegal fortifications inside the Southern sector of the Doz the portion controlled by the Han made the allegation that the United states has introduced Neutron bombs in South Korea As part of an of repeated North korean charge that the is making moves to launch a nuclear War in he repeated previous warnings that the situation on the korean Peninsula is so grave that War May erupt at any see Page 5 director of a act reported suspended Welcome big boy Tom Pieluszczak dared his to Wear her special Tuxedo when he returned to Oceana from six months of Mediterranean duty aboard the Carrier the fighter Squadron 41 Pilot found out she is not one to Back Down on a a Washington a the director of the Benjamin has become embroiled in a dispute with the Naa cps Board chairman that is so bitter that Hooks has been sources there were indications that the full a act May overturn the suspend the suspension came after Hooks clashed with Margaret Bush the Louis attorney who is a act Board during the groups most recent Board meeting in Chica said the who spoke on the condition that they not be Ridenti the sources said Thomas general counsel for the has been appointed acting executive i a act director for seven did not deny he has been his Only comment was i can say this in still see Page 5

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