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 - SP. 5 CHARLES MILLS Preparations Made To...
SP. 5 CHARLES MILLS Preparations Made To Detonate Unexploded Shell With TNT No Errors Allowed-- Baytonian Has Dangerous Job A Baytown soldier stationed at Fort Irwin, Calif., is a mem- man to make only one mistake on the job. Weaver tc- ber of a unit that allows eachj Charles Mills, son of Mrs. C. K. Mills, 2107 Alabama, is a! member of the 77th Explosive LATE NEWS: HOUSTON (Sp) — More than 150 "interested" spectators turned out Monday morning i'or the official opening of the campaign offices of the Citizens Committee for Growth. Bonds. This group, headed by prominent Houstonian Lloyd M. Benteen Jfr. is backing the multi-million Harris County- Houston bond election Jan. 29. The headquarters are located at 911 Travis. Paul Purser, special assistant to the director at the Manned Spacecraft Center, was on hand to answer questions concerning the proposed roads which "These roads effect are NASA- Ordnance Disposal Detachment. This entire unit consists of one officer, nine men and two buildings. Unit members receive hazardous duty pay. The 77th is responsible for detonating or disarming explosives. Their area of responsibility in| eludes not on)y the 1,000 square miles of Fort Irwin but also six Arizona counties, three in Southern California and one in Ne- jvada — totaling nearly 100,000 i square miles. j Unit members also teach law [enforcement officials from Cali- ifornia ar-d Nevada how to handle explosives and disarm homemade bombs. Last year they traveled a total of 14,487 miles and disposed of more than 10.000 items. This included 10,568 miles of travel to dispose of 6,472 items in civilian communities. Mills, a graduate of Robert E. growth of the center," he said. the questions election. a! so concern- : tered the Army i: 1 He is married to the for- imer Sandra Knox of Baytown. | A graduate of REL and Lamar jTech. she teaches in a Calif or- 'nia school system. Houston . answered

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  1. The Baytown Sun,
  2. 17 Jan 1966, Mon,
  3. Page 1

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