gordon tyler castle air force base

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gordon tyler castle air force base - Communi_st_tar- gets in South" Viet" Nam. " 7...
Communi_st_tar- gets in South" Viet" Nam. " 7 Two Enterprise plane's were lost,. 'as. -its -- airmen was~"~hurl~"wneir-he landed by parachute. a YVCIC ic«»iviv,u uj ?*••• i**...-*.., tralned The other lost Enterprise JOSt flS • IIS -niEilly li'ttllieU IIIC Ut-II^J. lUOi, \Ulll.V.t (V**^^ v**w ^.^..H.IQ «w «—. — .-. — .--—., "carrier-pilots-tired-their-firstrpTalT^^ ™ ingrplanes-to~land. The giant man-of-war enterec the fighting as 'a US. -military leaves on his^ through the wind But despite his the sheriff 's-ol Wednesday, th< "colonel" and t -campanions_repe this base in tr officers last mon In the course CASTLE AIR FORCE BASE, the three youngsters rode their Calif., (UPI) —Sentries heaved'" to attention and gave snappy salutes as the lieutenant colonel and his two junior officers drove through the gates of this Strategic Air Command (SAC) base. . No one seemed to notice that the-officei—with-the-silvei-oak shoulder was see icycles onto the base. The youth told authorities he and his friends visited the .base xchange and officers' club, ,vhere they stole Air Force fficer uniforms with insignias anging up to the rank of ieutenant colonel. boys said they revisited he SAC base several days later •=4his-ttHic one of them dressed i disclosed 14-year-old as a lieutenant colonel and another as a captain. --- e uniform ol th. of about two weeks, Sgt. Gordon Tyler said the youths made off with thousands oi dollars in govern four trucks. Tyler said the 14-year-old from Merced, Calif., confessed tearfully after- his arrest Nov 16 while dressed in th X>m plot? flyirg uniform of lieutenant colonel. Started Last Month -Tyler said the episode,-whie "county"~"Qfficer's~nbw"~caU'~"th case oi the crying colonel, began early last month whe CARDER NAMED CHAMBERHEAD BY DIRECTORS Elected president «f the Marysville Chamber ..pi. Com : mcrce today was Robert J^ Carder, 517 W. Fifth St. He replaces D. Carl Spain of Tim ber Trails. — Jonathan Horn of Park Ave. was elected vice president and EdIardin, 2GO W. Ninth St., urer. The breakfast-meeting .was. Jield at the Lamplighter.- The officers are elected~~Ly the Board of Directors. Tyler said the youths re- eived sharp salutes from the entry as they drove two Air orce trucks off the base drove icm around nearby Merced, nd returned them. They came ack to the base about a week ater and took another truck for joy ride. —Authorities-said-the-masquar. ade_ caniejo_an_end_ Noy J6 when two air policemen spotted _ truck in downtown Merced which had been , reported missing from the base Stopped After Chase After a high speed chase, the truck was stopped—and there -'—••- --- - a "lieutenant was a 14- at the wheel," in colonel's uniform, year-old boy barely tall enough :o see over the dashboard. Among the items surrendered by the three youngsters were a set of official Air Force orders,, two flight crew checklists from a KC135 strato-tanker, two pilots' flight helmets complete with radio equipment, a pilot's clip board, several Air Force manuals, and pieces of nine Air uniforms^ Tyler said the FBI turned the case Gver._Jo_ the sheriff's Juvenile—Division—and—the "federal government~would-nol< government~would-nol< Continued on Page 2)

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  1. Marysville Journal-Tribune,
  2. 02 Dec 1965, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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