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Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - November 20, 1982, Tokyo, JapanSaturday november 20, 1982 Korea Pacific stars and stripes Economy is biggest threat to . Taegu Usa spine Ameri cans in South Korea believe economic problems will be the biggest threat to the United states in the next has to be the Economy said capt. Larry a. Stucker 35, Directo rate of Industrial operations Camp Humphreys army s a combination of inflation and High unemployment and the erosion of our Industrial base. If the american worker would produce a higher Quality product for less it would help even out the balance of payments noted the Wichita kan., american people Are going to have to learn to be More frugal he said. Some outlooks were More another depression. It will be on the same level As the one years ago. Prices Are just too High for it not to be said sgt. 1st class Terry l. Hill 40, the document control operations sergeant working with Headquarters and Headquarters company Materiel support enter Korea Wae Gwan. The people who Are going to be Hurt most Are the retirees who reliving on social Security. Right now everyone is looking fora Job so eventually something has to s no doubt in my mind that it s coming said Hill from Rogers Texas. Sgt. Johnnie Brooks Way the Price of Gas fuel and food is going up i see us headed for a great depression like the last one said the Camp Ames Soldier. An equitable solution a Leader i would for some kind of equitable solution evoking a nation wide support so we could get by said Brooks 27, from c. Petersen 33, Taegu army Garrison program analyst fears for America s ability to compete with other nations economically an militarily. We Are competing with everyone for natural resources. All the Indus trial countries and now the rising third world nations Are seeking fuel. There could be a conflict betwee communism and the Western world. If i were certainly look if it happens it will cause a lot of hardship and unemployment said Petersen from Racine seems As if right now we Are building up for War like some kind of trend added Petersen. I see us headed for a huge showdown with Russia. It will be coming into a full scale conflict said spec. 5 Ray Brooks 31, a personnel clerk with the 227thmaintenance battalion in Seoul. If i were president or Secretary of state i would t be so concerned about making a fuss Over trouble install countries. Tension and propaganda let s stay out of it and let the work out their own problems. If we get into it then Russia is going to get into it and the whole situation will turn to tension and propaganda he said. I Don t understand Why we spends much Money giving foreign Aid to other countries. There Are people incur own country who need Money More than other countries do said Brooks from Atlanta a. A 19-year-old Soldier in Pusan also does t like what he thinks the future holds. Inflation. The Price of food willbe even higher than it is now and there will be plenty of people indent said pvt. 2 Adrian Boyd of Pusan s Supply Point 48. There will be a lot of unemployment and because of that the crime rate will probably go up too. We should try to Cut Back nothings we Don t really need. The one thing that is important for us to do isto create More jobs so people will not starve said Boyd fro Bracey a. Yongtaek s spec. 5 Daniel , 24, an air conditioning and refrigeration specialist looked at the monetary problem from a different Angle. Over population not by birth rate but from immigration is the big threat. A Law should be passed requiring an immigrant to have a Job after he has been in the states a certain length of time or have the Money to support himself said the Soldier from Long Beach Wash. The turkeys almost miss thanksgiving in Korea by spec. 5 Joe Ferrare . Army Taegu the Grinch May have gotten away with Christmas but 6th support Center folks Here have kept him from taking the Turkey out of Turkey Chang Kun and staff sgt. Harold Burnett of the Center s subsistence Section got a message late last month which said the 19,225 pounds of Turkey they had ordered april 30 to feed soldiers stationed Korea wide on thanksgiving would be a Little later than Turkey Vendor had delivered the gobblers 18 Days late to the Supply Center at Alameda calif.,and the estimated arrival Date for the Birds was pushed Back to nov. 20. I said no Way " exclaimed Burnett. We never have enough time to get them out to the flurry of phone Calls messages and animated remarks followed As the members of the subsistence Section battled to bring americans Here the traditional thanksgiving Day we got a phone Call nov. 2. They said they were airlifting them Over Here said left the states soon after and got Here nov. 9."anxiety would have been unwarranted except for the twisted path the gobblers had to travel once they landed in South Korea and How Long it took to Divide almost 10 tons of fowl among Korea s . Army dining facilities. When they arrived at Kimpo International Airport 15 Miles West of Seoul related the 19th support command korean employee everyone was standing by and transportation was ready. Then we had to get them to Pusan storage facility where they broke them Down by unit and sent them Back again said Korea stationed troops will have Turkey to go with the a feast is coming up. Besides whole turkeys there s More than 9,500pounds of Boneless Turkey More than 4,800 pounds of shrimp 9,840 pounds of canned Ham almost124 tons of mixed nuts 3,864 pounds of fruit cake for dessert and another 2v4 tons of hard meal is free for meal card holders and costs $2.15 for enlisted members on separate rations. Officers on separate rations and their family members pay $2.15, plus a $1.25 surcharge and children under 12 can eat for $1.05, plus a 25 cent surcharge. Video craze hits Rok maj. Gen. Richard d. Murray commander cafes watches As a Soldier pits his skills against one of the game machines at the Korea area Exchange amusement Center at Camp Greaves. Usa Kim in song 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 Parknow about it

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