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Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - September 11, 1983, Tokyo, Japan 8 Pacific stars and stripes by Laura Neitz Guam Bureau chief naval station one of the longest coast guard cutters Ever to visit Guam arrived in port to a Welcome from the Navy band and head of Guam coast Kenneth the 378foot Munro was Here for Only an Over night Irvin said the Munro is primarily involved with Law such As fisheries patrol and drug interdict the same Type of vessel As the Munro is used in drug interdiction off the Florida John commanding officer of the said the vessel arrived from Honolulu and has come this Way to sort out the foreign fishermen who Are fishing within the 200mile limit off Guam the vessel sailed on to Japan to participate in some coast guard and japanese maritime safety Agency the Munro has been in commission for 12 years and is a new command for who has had command of the vessel for just 34 Linnon came to this position from the Penta gon where he was a Liaison officer of the joint chief of there Are 167 personnel aboard the vessel 17 offic ers and 150 Guam sailors Welcome Cutter there Are also 10 females aboard two Are asked what Type of duty the women Linnon there not they do everything depending on what sort of jobs they can except for one who a the women Are doing nontraditional they Are not asked about shipboard accommodations for the Winnons eyes swept the spacious wardroom and said there was More space allot Ted for the and that is quite evident if one would visit the Cutter which was commissioned More than 20 years before the As the Captain left to attend a he gave permission to inter View any of the Crew Petty officer Jeff Altman was standing just outside the wardroom and turned out to be the captains asked How he got that he said he had been cooking pretty much All of my i Learned cooking sitting on my grandmothers counter making meat balls and Altman he likes cooking and worked at some of the finer restaurants in before joining the he can Cook most any kind of having worked under German and French Petty officer 3rd class Karol Nave is a navigator and works on the she started out As a deck hand on a ship similar to the Munro and Learned navigation by ont Ejob she was subsequently sent to school to refine her expertise and is now one of four navigators aboard the Nave said that under she uses electronic and celestial navigation and has other equipment such As Omega and Loran for use in close water she also uses radar and visual everyone september 1983 stands an eight hour watch under John the chief the officer of the deck is the captains direct Nave under she stands on the Bridge at the charts and tells the officer of the deck when to turn and what Speed to hold to make their next we have a a bosons mate and Lookout and a generally at night it is just these five Nave Nave has been in the coast guard just Over three starting out in Boot Camp at Cape she has been on ship almost two years and thinks its you see things like giant sea Sharks and dolphins and spectacular sunrises and sunsets things you just cant describe to your girlfriends at she quarters for the women its a Penman berthing area we live she berthing for us is Fine although you get just a locker and you cant bring All of your she said she enjoys being on the even when its rough will she make it a career she Hast decided this is her second what did she miss about civilian life having a a regular and it would be Nice to take a Bath instead of just a two minute sea briefs officers installed Nav cams us commo Dore Dale Hagen recently installed Todd naval electronics engineering activity As president of the armed forces communications and electronics association Des Kinnersley of the overseas Tele communications commission was also installed As the executive vice while radioman 1st class Bill assumed the Post As vice president for awards Given during inspection chief electronics technician Randy Spillers left receives the Navy commendation medal from naval communications area master station command As Clarence Emory Fletcher and Jerry Ford right await their advancement to chief warrant officer3 and chief warrant Phan Sandra Rudd Jerry the station supervisor for Tran Spac was instal led As the vice president for pro air Force Gary maintenance officer for the 27th communications was made the associations treasurer and Susan the traffic officer for be came the Facea is a nonprofit professional organization dedicated to the promotion of excellence in com and com control and luncheon conducted Nrec the Navy league conducted a luncheon re at the naval regional medi Cal centers Nrec officers Commodore Dale naval forces and Richard commanding officer of the were among the guests in attend As Well As Many other Mem Bers of the Leah standing in for the league greeted and introduced the a film titled the Turkey which contained actual footage of the surrender of Guam to the japanese and the subsequent routing of the japanese by the marines and naval was the subject of the the film earned the title because the japanese forces on Guam were unprepared for an attack by naval taking off from air Craft carriers brought into Posi in the ensuing air the japanese lost Over 400 aircraft while american losses were Only 26 Pacific stars and stripes depends largely on Public affairs offices for contributions to this if you have a Story that would be of particular interest to this please let your Pao know about

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