Independent from Long Beach, California on March 18, 1976 · Page 11
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Independent from Long Beach, California · Page 11

Long Beach, California
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Thursday, March 18, 1976
Page 11
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Auiong 39 new names bared Head of Joint Chiefs on Rockwell guest list By JOHN W. K I N N E Y ' W A S H I N G T O N - K o c k .well International Inc., a major defense contractor, [informed Sen. W i l l i a m -Proxmire Wednesday that ;it had entertained the · c h a i r m a n of the J o i n t Chiefs of Staff and the 'director of the Defense 'Intelligence Agency at its -hunting lodge on the eastern shore of Maryland. T h e n a m e s o f A d m . Thomas H. Moorer, who retired as chairman of the Joint Chiefs in June 1974, and Vice Adm. Vincent De Poix, the former director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, were on a list of 39 previously undisclosed military and civilian officials who were guests at t h e R o c k w e l l h u n t i n g 'lodge on Wye Island in Chesapeake Bay. The list included the n a m e s of several generals. "A NUMBER (of the quests) appear lo have had procurement or research and development functions at the Pentagon," a Proxmire aide said. W i t h i n t h e l a s t f e w .days, Rockwell has supplied a similar list to the D e f e n s e Department. A Pentagon spokesman said the Defense Department's general counsel was studying the list to determine the circumstances of the visits by the military and civilian officials and tp recommend w h a t discipli- n a r y a c t i o n should be taken. The Rockwell list apparently led lo the disciplinary action taken Tuesday by Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld against Dr. Malcolm R. Currie, the director of defense research and engineering. Dr. Currie was "severely reprimanded" and forced to forfeit one monlh's pay of about $3,200 for visiting a Rockwell fishing lodge in Bimini lasl Labor Day in violation of a Defense Department "code of c o n d u c t " d i r e c t i v e prohibiting officials from EXCLUSIVE YY. TIMES SERVICE accepting entertainment or gratuities from defense contractors. Alter supplying the list of guests to the Defense D e p a r t m e n t l a t e l a s t w e e k , Rockwell I n t e r n a - tional Wednesday h a n d delivered the list to Proxmire, who as chairman of the Joint Committee on Defense Production has been investigating t h e entertainment of military and civilian officials by defense contractors. The 39 military and c i v i l i a n officials on the list had been entertained at the Wye Island hunting lodge between 1973 and 1975. The 39 names were in addition to a list of 55 n a m e s t h a t P r o x m i r e previously supplied to the D e f e n s e Department as guests at the Rockwell hunting lodge. Many of the individuals on the original I'roxmire list as well as on the latest list supplied by Rockwell have since retired from military service. In such cases it has been Ihc practice of the Defense Department to issue a letter of admonition to the retired military officers but to l a k e no sterner disciplinary action From the latest list, it was apparent that Rockwell placed considerable emphasis u p o n entertaining military officers who were responsible for the procurement of aircraft and'missiles within their services. Among the guesls, listed by Rockwell wer'c: LI. Gen. Kenneth W. Schultz, former commander of the Space and Missile Systems Organization in the Air Force, Cant. M.S. Snowden, former head of the A i r c r a f t Requirements BUCK, CIM.. Thurt..March ii. i»« INDEPENDENT (AM) PRESS-TELEGRAM fPAty--A-1 1 OR. MALCOLM CURIUE 'Severely Reprimanded' Branch in the office of tho Chief of Naval Operations, and Marine Col. U.S. Lowery, w h o formerly w a s p r o j e c t officer ( o r t h e O v i o a Reconnaissance plane being produced by Rockwell for the Navy. Another guest listed was ADM. THOMAS MOOKKK Guest of Rockwell Maj. (Ion. M . K . Carl, who. as t h e former inspector general of the M a r i n e Corps, was responsible for overseeing observance of m i l i t a r y regulations by Marine personnel. In addition to the military guests, Rockwell is known to have used its hunting and fishing lodges for the e n t e r t a i n m e n t nf m e m b e r s of Congress, particularly those on committees dealing with gov- e r n m e n t p r o g r a m s i n which the company was involved. A presidential order issued in the l a t e l%0s p r o h i b i t s f e d e r a l em- ployes, including Pentagon personnel, from accepting gratuities from firms with which they have contact as government officials. "The new list consists mostly of t h o s e who attended Ihc W y e island h u n t i n g c a m p , w i t h a sprinkling of names for four other facilities -- two in the Bahamas, one in Pennsylvania ami another in the South," said Proxmire's aide, Ron T a m m c n . Tiimmen said the list was hand-delivered lo Proxmire's o f f i c e l a t e Wednesday afternoon ami that Proxmire already has s e n t Rumsfeld a n o t e a l o n g w i t h t h e nami's m a d e available by Rockwell. Tammcn said I'roxmire noted in his l e t t e r to Rumsfeld. "We are particularity interested in view of (Deputy Defense Secret a r y William) Clements' assertion lo the committee thai the Pentagon would bt- particularly lough on multiple violators." Taimiipn said a number of those on Ihc new Rockwell list had also showed u p in previous lists from R o c k w e l l o r N o r t h r o p Corp. as having accepted hosnitaliticf A p a r t m e n t hunting? Start where Ihe apartments arc ... the Classified Ads! Ill; 2-5959 RETREADS Thursday, March 18 thru Sunday, March 21 Something Special for the Kids and The Young at Heart See Them Now! Winnie the Pooh and Tigger Too You'll see them at Sears AND on the Mall Monitor Converter Convert AM Auto CB .' 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They collaborated on the "Design An Ad" contest for Los Cerritos Center and won over numerous other entrants. The contest evolved Ihrough the desire to give high school art students an opportunity to be Involved in a shopping center project. Long Beach and Cerritos high schools were asked to give students an opportunity to design a Fourth Anniversary cover page for the Los Cerritos monthly newspaper section. Other entries are displayed on the mall at Los Cerrifos during the Fourth Anniversary Celebration March 18 thru 21. Both winners are juniors al Lnkewood High School. David Galchutt has been interested in art all of his life and plans to continue in the art field. David says his hobbies are mostly art type hobbles. Scott Prior has also lived fn Long Beach most of his life. He wants to become an art teacher. This is trie ffrst project the boys have collaborated on. Computer Portraits come to Los Cerritos Center Bring This Coupon and Save UP to 1/3 on Flattering W x 12 Portraits. 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