Pampa Daily News from Pampa, Texas on June 9, 1963 · Page 5
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NORTH FORT HOOD (Spl)— | puns to drop shells on target. Pampa's big guns opened fire this The 105's can send a 37-pnund ttwk. i high explosive round 6 1 /: miles. 105-millimeter howitzers, The weapon is the backbone of The, manned by Battery A, Third Bat- lallion, 78th Artillery of the SOth Infantry Division, lined up for live fire exercises. The Pampti unit spent the first days of (heir two-week reserve active training practicing the tech- the !)0th Infantry's artillery. Battery A has joined forces with Battery B and Battery C for field exercises in selling up their weapons and firing. The B and C units are from Borger and Plainview. The con- tuques of transporting, sighting • ventional artillery units are back- find firin.e their weapons. Capt. Bill Caffee, Battery A commander, said his men have perfected the system of "laying the guns on target." "Etch man has his job to do to get out the rounds,' 1 he said. Capt. Caffee, an artillery man ninrr 1954. has 12 years service , In the military. He is district su-1 p?rvisor for the Texas highway patrol, i "We are fortunate to have a number of combat veterans who are a real help in canoneers ; drill," he said. \ He explained that canoneers drill, called the "canoneer hop" i bv artillery men. is practice in • dismounting the big 105 howitzers from 2'/r(on trucks and setting i them into position. Several Battery members form a forward observor team who go to the edge of the battle area and direct the aim of (he guns, Capt. : Caffee said. He explained that the observers | use radios to send the location of i enemy positions to 8 fire direction center which computes the dis- . lance and elevation for the big ed up by rockets, including the i Honest John, which can cairy a nuclear warhead. i (.'apt. Caffee, a combat veteran, i has participated in 10 Honest John i firings. '• "\Ve may got the chance to send I some of our men as observers lo the Honest John firing nl South Fort Hood on Monday." he said. He snid thai although his buttery will not be equipped with rocket weapons, "it is a good idea ' to see what our Division can do." I * * * Pampa's Guns Open Fire at Ft.Hood 1 !~ 'spotiighti™< 71 SGTII THE PAMPA DAILY NEWS SUNDAY, JUNE 9, 196.1 Now Open SMART'S CAFE MEXICAN FOOD OUR SPECIALTY ALSO • STEAKS • SEA FOOD • LUNCHES • SHORT ORDERS HOURS Mr>" Thru Thuri. 5 i.m, to 10 p.m. Fn. ind S«U I i.m. to 2 ».m. CORNER BORGER HIGHWAY & PRICE ROAD Marine Corporal Joe I. Timms. , son of Mr. and Mrs. I. L. Timms • of IliOl I/.. Foster, is serving with j the Marine Corps battalion landing (cam <if the U.S. Seventh Fleet in i I he For F.asi. i ! The learn is undergoing cxlen-l i sive training and maneuvers | while aboard amphibious ships of the Sevcnlh Fieri. Il acts as a ' primary force in readiness in the ! event of a national emergency. I The landing team is composed of I unils of llie 'I bird Marine Division on Okinawa. Before reluming to \ Camp Schwab, the Marines will ! visit I he Philippines and H o n g j Kong. Gerald VV. Lilly, parachute rigger third class, USN. son of Mr. and Mrs. John W. Lilly of 212 E. Gillispie St.. stationed at the Naval Air Station. A lame d a, Calif, is a member of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron 13 Detachment One currently deployed to the Naval Air Station Cubi Point in the Philippines. He will be on duly at the Cubi Point air station for six months. development officer, following his completion of the value engineering course at the Air Force Insti- June 7 at Fort Polk, La., to begin their military basic training. After completion of basic train- lulc of Technology's Logistics 1 ing, where the men will be school- School al Wright-Patterson AFB, ed in physical fitness, military Ohio. Captain Records received advanced training in techniques used to reduce engineering costs, and improve product, performance and courtesy, first aid and qualify with the M-l rifle, they will be trained for (he job earh will hold as a member of Pampa's unit of the National Guard. men will get n taste of almost every facet of Army life from KP to battlefield maneuvers. The first of 40.000 troops who will train here this summer, the men of these units arrived here last Saturday aboard bus fi n d 1 truck convoys. More than 50 cities i are represented at this summer i camp. BI.OOMINOTON, Calif. (L'Pl.i— Richard F. Thomas, 17. kissed hn 115-year-old girlfriend and v. ounrl up with a cut lip and seveial broken teeth. Police snid Thomns lost control of his car and crashed into a pole while kissing. Hi' girlfriend and another teen-age passenger also were slightly injured. readability. , The captain, son of Mrs. E. E, I W w ~K Deeds of Milan. Mo., has a B.S. i Billie D - R'^le, senior chief degree in mechanic*! engineering! machinist's mate, USN. son of from Texas Technological Col- Mrs. Hobart Brace of B2R Craven. Icge. His father, Paul A. Records, resides at Liberal, Kan. The captain completed a course in Beginning Algebra, May 2, while serving with the Navy Nuclear Power Train- j is married to the former Margie i '"S Unit, West Milton Site, Schen- Thompson of 102 Monroe St., j ectady, N.Y. Border. The course is presented through the United States Armed Forces Madison, | ^- .JL, JL. | Two Pampa men are now on six lnstilule (USAFI). at ! months active duty with the US ^'' St i Army as part of the special train- Ri(1dle Blended Mia'"' High j ing they are to receive as mem- Sch ° o1 at Miami. ir if ~jf Among the more than 8,000 men ; bers of the Texas National Guard's | 36th Infantry Division, Maj. Gen. COMPUTE SETTING — At. the fire direr!ion control center Pfc Bill Roberts, a 1'ampa commercial printer, computes an elevation selling for a lO.Vmilimeter Howitzer battery. Sgt. Octroi Davis uses a deflect ion fan to find the range settings which he gives lo Pfc Roberts. The men get their initial information from a forward observer who stays in advance of the big guns and watches the 105 shells as they hit the impact area. Sgt. Davis, a Pampa wheat farmer, has 5'^ years military service. The men are members of Battery A, 78th Artillery of the 00th Infantry Division's 3rd Battallion. The 00th Infantry will return lo home stations June 15 after two weeks reserve training at Norlh Fort Hood. <U..S. Army Photo) OASTER WAGON filled with THIS IS A FACTORY-SPONSORED MONEY-SAVING OFFER AUTOMATIC WASHER MODUL A 44F • 12 Lb. 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