The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 27, 1955 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

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TKUMDAT, OCTOOBH If, MOB BLTmEVTLLB (AUK.)' COURIER HE1TB PAOTFIYI VH W*r_MlM Peggy 8. Tucdef, 21. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Wolverton, Luxora, is completing her basic Air Force training at Lackland Air Ftece Base, Tex., home of the Human Resources Research Center for the Air Force. News ol Men In the Service Army Privates First Class William C. Duncan and George L. Wil" son of Blytheville recently took part in a series of training exercises held by the 4th Infantry Division in Germany. The "Ivy" division's maneuvers are part of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's preparedness for the defense 01 Western Europe. Duncan, son of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Duncan, Route 4. is a cook in Service Battery of the division's 20th Field Artillery Battalion. Duncan entered the Army in August 1954 and completed basic training at Fort Jackson, S. C. He arrived In Europe last January. Wilson, son of William R. Wilson, is a member of the 3d Battalion's Headquarters Company of the division's 8th Regiment. Wilson was stationed at Fort Jackson, S. C., before arriving for duty in Germany last April. He received basic training at Fort Jackson and Camp Gordon, Ga. Pvt. Philip L. Palmer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe L. Palmer, Route 1, Senath, is scheduled to be sent to Europe from Fort Riley, Kan., in November as part of Operation Gyroscope, the Army's new unit rotation plan. Palmer's unit, the 10th Infantry Division, is the first division to move under the Gyroscope plan. The 20-year-old soldier is a wire- man with the division's 10th Signal Company. He entered the Army lest January. Capt. Paul Willett, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tom R. Willett, Joiner, is scheduled to take part in Exercise Sage Brush, tie largest Army-Air Force maneuver since World -War H. The exercise will be held in Louisiana Nov. 1-Dcc. 15. Willett, commanding officer of the llth Armored Cavalry Regiment's Company A, is regularly stationed at Fort Knox, Ky. A veteran of ten years of Army service, he has served in Korea and France. AT LSD—Fred T. Abbott, ion of Mr. and Mrs. Garrett Abbott, 121 Lockard, Blytheville, is a cadet officer in Louisiana State University's 2,500-man ROTC cadet corps. Abbott, a junior, was president of his senior class at Blytheville High School in 1953. He is regularly stationed at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., as a cook in Headquarters Detachment of the 5011th Area Service Unit. Burgess received basic training at Fort Bliss, Tex., and has served in the Far East. Pvt. James R. Little, 20, son of Mrs. Charlsie B. Little, 715 S. Pecan St., Osceola, is receiving basic training at Fort Knox, Ky., as a member of the 3rd Armored Division. The "Spearhead" division, formerly a training unit at the Armored Center, has been reorganized into a combat-ready unit. Little attended Tulane University before entering the Army last September. Marine Cpl. Eddie J. Richardson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Richardson of 1706 Walnut St., Blytheville. arrived at the U. S. Naval Air Station in Atsugi. Japan, September 15 for duty with the 1st Marine Aircraft Wing's Group 11. The air station, formerly a Japanese Kamikaze base, is situated within view of Mount Fujiyama, famous Japanese mountain. Pvt. Sam E. Johnson, son of Mrs W. W. Johnson, 209 S. Franklin St., Blytheville, is assigned to the Aggressor Forces in Exercise Sage Brush, the largest Army-Air Force maneuver since World War H. Johnson, who entered the Army last January, is regularly stationed at Fort Bragg, N. C. AT AMAB1UO—A/3C James R. Hume, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Swindell, Leachville, is serving at Amarillo Air Force Base as a jet mechanic. The Amarillo base is the nation's only training center devoted exclusively to the training of jet aircraft mechanics. Hume enlisted in the Air Force last July and attended Leachvllle High School. The Simplon tunnel, in the Swiss Alps, which is 12 miles long, required eight years to build. NSW APPOINTEE —Brig. G«n. James' W. Coutts, Kennett, recently was appointed chief of staff of the V. S. Military Advisory Group to the Republic of Korea. This group has guided, the training of ROK Army since 1948. Gen. Coutts, whose wife, Mary, and three children live at 301 Washington Ave., Kennett, was graduated from West point in 1932. IS GRADUATED — First Lt. VandeU J. Bell, son of Mrs. C. H. Bell, 1008 Pecan St., Blytheville, was awarded his aircraft observer's wings in exercises recently at Connally Air Force Base, Waco, Tex. Bell has been a pilot with the Strategic Air Command for several years and now holds the triple rating of pilot-navigator-ob- scrver. In the Armed Forces since 1942. Lt. Bell has served In the Far East and Canada. His wife is the former Freda Steenburgen of Newport, Ark. They have four children. WINS AWARD — M/S«t. M. C. Smith, whose parent* are Mr. and Mrs. McKinley smith, LeachviUe, recently was awarded the Regimental Best Mess Plaque at Fort Campbell, Ky. Smith, a mess sergeant with the 503rd Airborne Infantry Regiment of the llth Airborne Division, is ^ qualified master parachutist with 79 jumps to his credit. Sgt. Smith entered the army in 1943. He is married to the former Annette M. Lasswell and they are the parents of a 14-month-old daughter. AT CHAFFEE—Cpl. Jimmy B. Booker, 21, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Booker, 622 W. Ash, Bly- UievUie, recently visited at (the home of his parents after completing his eight-week basic training at Camp Chaltee, Ark. He entered the Army last August and is a former member of the Blytheville High School band. After his leave he took up a new assignment with Battery "B" 95th Field Artillery Battalion, Camp Chaffee. Specialist Third Class Thomas H. Burgess, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Burgess, 522 Dewey, Manila, recently was graduated from the Fifth Army Food Service School's eight-week cook's course at Fort Riley, Kan. Burgess was trained to prepare food on troop trains, in mess halls, on trucks and in the field. Army Capt. Ernest F. Barrett, j whose wife, Blanche, lives in Hor-1 nersville. is scheduled to fly from j Europe to the United States under ! the Army's unit rotation plan. Operation Gyroscope. Barrett, the son of Mr. and Mrs W. T. Barrett, Cardwell, Miss., is returning to the U. S. after serving in Europe 31 months. He is returning to this country as part of the advance party for the 5th Infantry Division, which will be stationed at Fort Campbell, Ky. Army PFC Ralph M. Heathcock, 20. son of Mrs. Ethel Barren, Holland, recently took part in battalion training tests held by tile 25th Infantry Division on the Island of Hawaii.. The two-day test was divided into i three phases — defense, night with- j drawal and attack. 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