Richard M Brusewitz Abilene Reporter-News 26 Jul 1974

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Richard M Brusewitz
Abilene Reporter-News
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of who a -said of as a move under return governments the is in continued Tuesday of she fell about 10-1Z feet. America Award. 2 NCOs, Colonel End AF Careers By BILL IIERIHDGE fleporter-News Staff Writer Three Air Force men with combined service of 78 years r e t i r e d from active duly Thursday during ceremonies at Dyess Air Force Base. The new civilians included Lt. Col.'Iloy D. Hartman, S.M. Sgt. Richard M. Brusewilz, and T. Sgl. Arthur D. Conners. Lt. Col. Ilartman entered the military in 1942 as a Navy aviation cadet. He transferred to Ihe Army Air Corps, however, however, shortly after winning his pilot's wings. Having flown all major strategic strategic bombers from the B17 to the currently-used B52, Lt. Col. llartman has a total o! 30 years, six months and 22 days active duly, and 100,000 hours /light lime. SGT. BRUSEWITZ entered (he military in 1942 as a foot soldier in Ihe infantry. He reentered reentered the military in 1951, enlisting in the Air Force. His overseas assignments include lours of duly on Guam, in Portugal, Vietnam, and the Aleutians. His active duly time totals 27 years and 14 days. Sgl. Conners entered the Air Force in 1953, and has a lolal of 21 years, five months and nine days' active duty. His overseas assignments include lours of duly in Germany and England. Col. Hartman said he plans to retire on an 18-acre ranch near Longvicw. Sgt. Brusewilz will retire in Orlando, Fl.r, and Sgt. Conners will remain in Abilene. "ONLY THESE men know the personal sacrifices they made in the service of their country," Col. Dale Funk, Dyess base commander, said during the retirement ceremony ceremony at Ihe Dyess Service Club. "We all wish them Godspeed, Godspeed, and offer our appreciation appreciation for the 'job they have so well completed."- Sgts. Brusewilz and Conners were awarded the Air Force Special Achievement Award during the ceremonies, 'and Col. Funk presented the Air Force Meritorious s e r v Medal to Col. Hartman. Ed on Corrosco Editor's note: Peter D. Franklin, assistant managing edilor of the San Antonio Light, participated in a phone conversation with Fred Gomez Carrasco after Carrasco led others in holding hostages at the stale prison in Huntsville. Here is Franklin's accounl: By PETER D. FRANKLIN San Antonio Light SAN ANTONIO, Tex. (AP) -- The telephone in the prison library rings twice. Fred Gomez Carrasco answers. He is asked what happened. "Well nothing. Just that, there's no way of having a life and the time 1 have, the things is that they are going to have lo let me go irce. It's one way or the ot!i- cr." Carrasco speaks in Spanish lo his lawyer, James Gillespia HI San Antonio. Myself and ;'.n- olher newsman are listening in on a long distance conference conference call. Gillespie t e l l s feared in south Texas and northern Mexico, that Carras- rc's wife is "very worried. She called me ... and she crying and she asked me if there was anything I could do." To see that charges were

Clipped from Abilene Reporter-News26 Jul 1974, FriPage 14

Abilene Reporter-News (Abilene, Texas)26 Jul 1974, FriPage 14
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