Armored Sentinel (Temple, Tex.), Vol. 17, No. 12, Ed. 1 Friday, May 29, 1959 Page: 10 of 16
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The U. S. Army has a major
role in the air defense of the
United States and U. S. military
installations throughout the world.
Around the clock combat ready
forces of the U. S. Army Air
Defense Command are on the
alert as part of the North Ameri
can Air Defense Command.
Forty years of Army exper
ience with antiaircraft artil
lery weapons helps to explain
the effectiveness of its Nike
guided missile system that
now defends America's vital
"target" areas against aerial
•ORLEANS France In a rare
operation a male Army sergeant
became a WAC in just 20 min
utes here recently —not a mem
ber of the Women's Army Corps
but that rare achievement among
ama-radio operators one who has
"Worked All Continents."
The continent-working soldier is
Sergeant First Class Hugh E.
Riggs chief enlisted engineer of
the Orleans Armed Forces Net
work radio station and an ardent
off-duty "ham" from Stony Point
months and many hours of
broadcasting Riggs did it all
at once in 20 minutes from
his 100-watt station F-7 DP.
He had made contact with
friends for a talk (one in Salo
nika Greece and another in Tri
poli Lybia) when an English-
speaking voice in Japan asked
to be cut in and included on the
Within the next few minutes
operators from Austrialia South
America and Canada joined and
a globe-circling hookup was es
Riggs' American call letters are
Capt. Wears Two Hats
Daniel P. Mclntire is a handy
man to know in the event of an
accident—he can heal your hurts
or handle your lawsuit.
The Lafayette La. native is
both a medical doctor and a grad
uate lawyer who "wears two
hats' at the Army Medical Cen
ter here—he's both legal assist
ance officer and assistant pre
ventive medicine officer.
Defending Our Skies
The supersonic Nike Hercules
with both high explosive and nu
clear capabiliites has now joined
the Army's growing family of sur
By the end of 1958 Nike Her
cules missiles were defending
New York Chicago Detroit Los
Angeles Philadelphia Pittsburgh
and Washington-Baltimore areas
and will be rapidly integrated into
Army air defense system at other
key locations. Additional units are
deployed for defense of U. S. in
Nike Hercules increases the al
ready proven lethality of Ajax by
acquiring and attacking targets
at far greater ranges higher in
altitude and at greater speeds.
It kills targets despite violent
These capabilites plus the
high explosive and nuclear
warheads enable Nike Her
cules to destroy not only sin
gle aircraft and their bomb
loads but also close forma
tions of airborne targets.
The Nike system was planned
to accommodate progressive ad
vances in the science of missilry.
Rather than discarding whole
weapons for something new the
developers of Nike have adapted
and integrated old and new ele
ments at a pace that exceeds
Honest Man Found
You can blow it out now. Dio
Mr. J. F. Cross of Belton
Wednesday made a trip to Fort
Hood and turned in a wallet con
taining papers and cash to the
The MP's were able to identify
it as the property of Pvt. Harry
L. Glendenen of Killeen Base.
Glendenen now has his wallet
money and a renewed faith in
Mr. Cross found the wallet on
a country road west of Temple.
Good Record In 16th
The permanent party personnel
of Battery A 16th Artillery re
cently qualified for a weekend
pass for having ano record of
AWOL delinquency reports or ve
hicular accidents for the previous
month the second successive
month they earned such recogni
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the rate of progress in the weap
ons Nike is designed to defeat.
Thus Nike Ajax will remain op
erational for some time while
Nike Hercules is phased into the
air defense system.
—R in d in part from
U. S. Army Reports
ASCOM CITY Korea When
1 3 2 S an
Class Peter Y. Y. Choo feels like
letting off steam he simply goes
outside and punches a few boards
and bricks in half.
The hard-handed Hawaiian
is a karate and judo expert
who holds the third rank
black belt in both sports.
Chief personnel clerk in the
Eighth U.S. Army aircraft main
tenance center Choo began prac
ticing judo in 1943 in Honolulu.
A few years later he started ka
rate and after studying under
Japanese Profesor Mitoshi en
tered competition and earned his
"Karate" Choo explains "is a
form of self-defense which origi
at in I a an re a
throughout he Far East. It's de
signed to cause internal injury
to your opponent through the use
of various blows.
Choo says that when he start
ed karate he practiced for an
hour and a half every day
punching sand. When his hands
began to harden he graduated
to burlap bags and rope tied
"After practicing for two
years I was able to break tile
bricks and boards in half.'
To give an example of just how
great the karate expert's power
can be Choo cites Masutatsu
Oyama a Korean living in Japan
who can kill a bull with a single
blow of his first.
SAY WHERE IS THE NEAR
EST USO LOCATED
COMMENDATION RIBBON Lt. Col. Robert J. Hebert right
receives the Commendation Ribbon with Metal Pendant from
Maj. Gen. Earle G. Wheeler 2d Armored Division and Fort
Hood commander. Col. Hebert was cited as commander of the
3d ARB 58th Infantry for effecting the "efficient transition
from a mission of combat readiness to that of receiving and
The Joplin Plan of reading a
proven system that originated at
Joplin Mo. was introduced into
the curriculum this year at St.
Joseph's School Killeen.
In December the children from
the third grade and up were test
ed to determine their proper read
ing level. Of the 160 students test
ed 22 pupils were promoted to
the next grade reading level and
a few slow readers were moved
back to a lower reading level.
These same 160 students were
relested six weeks ago and 19
more pupils were advanced a full
year in reading. It was also in
teresting to note that six of these
19 had been promoted in the first
The advantages of this new
reading plan are many. The
teacher works with one read
ing level rather than several
reading groups within her one
The above-average student can
progress to a higher level as often
during the year as his achieve
ment tests warrant his advance
The slow reader is placed in a
lower reading level and here picks
up the reading skills he missed
somewhc in a lower grade. Re
gaining his confidence the slow
student too finds new enthusiasm
More time is alloted in the
reading period to allow for the
various reading skills to be de
veloped. Recreation reading plays
an important part in this pro
Parents teachers and pupils
are enthusiastic about this new
plan of reading. Since the results
have been most encouraging St.
Joseph School will continue to use
and develop the system next
THE ARMORED SENTINEL FORT HOOD TEXAS
Main improvements in the
Delta are an advanced radio
inertial guidance system and
guidance control permitting
longer "coasting" periods be
tween second-stage burnout
and third-stage firing.
The added capability to coast
will mean maximum velocity at
higher altitudes NASA said.
Delta producing 150000 pounds
of thrust will be able to put a
250-pound payload into a 300-mile
orbit of the earth or send 100
pounds of instruments deep into
space. The vehicle will be 90 feet
tall and weigh 50 tons.
First stage will be a modified
Thor the second housing the
Promotes Two Officers
Two 649th Quartermaster Com
pany Officers were promoted to
first lieutenant May 22 in the of
fice of the 35th Engineer Group
Donning silver bars were Eu
gene E. Fritcher Caldwell Tex.
and Walker L. Tedders.
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Schofield 50 Years Old
Is Showplace Of Islands
SCHOFIELD BARRACKS Ha
waii (AFPS) This traditional
home of the Army's 25th Inf. Div.
is marking its 50th birthday as
Hawaii prepares for statehood.
During its half century of
growth the 14219-acre reserva
tion has become a showplace of
the islands familiar to most sol
diers who have seen Pacific serv
Schofield was named for Lt.
Gen. John McAllister Schofield
one of Sherman's Civil War gen
erals who took command of Rich
mond after Lee's surrender. It
was Schofield who surveyed the
Islands in 1872 and who appeared
before Congress in 1898 to urge
that they be annexed and forti
What No Peaches?
FORT LEONARD WOOD Mo.
—There are conflicting ideas as
to the beauty of Ford Wood's
landscape and one young soldier
decided it was the lack of pine
As a result the post is now
159 short-leaf pine trees richer
through the generosity of the
state of Georgia and the Geor
gia Forestry Associaton Inc.
Seems that Pvt. John B.
Napier Jr. of Macon began
to pine for pines while in en
gineer training here. Ex
pressing his nostalgia in a
letter to his father back in
Macon brought results for
John B. Sr. got in touch
with the right people who
started the "Georgia Pines to
Fort Wood" project.
The seedlings have now been
set out at Fort' Wood— the odd
number representing a pine
sprout for each county in Georgia.
Space Agency Orders 12
Delta Research Vehicles
WASHINGTON (AFPS) The
National Aeronautics and Space
Administration (NASA) has or
dered into production a dozen
"Delta" launching vehicles for
scientific rocket shoots during the
next two years.
Basically the new research ve
hicle will be similar to the three-
stage Thor-Able rocket—a modi
fied Thor IRBM—used by the Air
Force and the NASA last year in
several deep space probes.
guidance will be powered by an
Aerojet rocket engine. Both stages
will be liquid fueled while the
third stage will be a single solid-
Costing a total of $24
million 12 Deltas will be built
under contract with the Doug
las Aircraft Corp.
NASA Administrator T. Keith
Glennan said Delta is "a much
needed launching vehicle" for use
in 1960 and 1961 until big boosters
such as the Army's 1.5 million-
pound-thrust cluster and the Air
Force's million-pound-thrust sin
gle-chamber engine are ready.
In terms of population the
post has had its ups and
downs. In WWI it struggled for
existence when its troops
were ordered to the contin
ental U.S. In WWI it was a
center of troop operations for
the Pacific campaign. Korea
left it without a regular unit
until the return of the 25th in
Even men who have never
served there have a sentimental
feeling for Schofield as the scene
of James Jones' novel about the
Regular Army "From Here to
When the enormously popular
movie was filmed on location in
Hawaii Schofield of course pro
vided the authentic atmosphere—
including the climax when Jap
anese planes roaring down Kole-
kole Pass on their way to Pearl
Harbor caught Schofield's garri
son at Sunday morning breakfast.
Clark Tops 78th Arty
Sp-4 Elijah Clark Jr. Battery
A 1st Howitzer Battalion 78th Ar-
6tillery has been selected out
standing battalion soldier of the
Sp-4 Clark a native of Kerr-
ville Tex. entered the Army in
May 1953. He took basic training
at Fort Bliss Tex. and served in
Korea with the 969th FA Bn.
Presently serving as gunner in
Battery A Sp-4 Clark won the
award on the basis of job know
ledge appearance performance
of duty and general military com
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GOOD "SIT-IZENSHIP" is personified by pulchritudinous patriot
Dorothy Proyone perched prettily otop the pinnacle of»one of
America's rugged mountains. Delectable Dottie hoi the title roje
in Columbia's "The 30-Foot Bride of Candy Rock.'
Lt. Boles Goes RA
Lt. Wayne T. Boles a platoon
leader with Company C 50th In
fantry received his Regular
Army commission May 19 in
the office of his commanding of
ficer Maj. Robert L. Dudley.
Lt. Boles son of Mr. and Mrs.
Walter Earl Boles of Dallas is a
graduate of the University of Ar
HOBBY TIME IS
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Friday May 29 1959
FORT CARSON Colo.—To im
prove their ability to speak and
think on their feet Army offi
cers and civilian employees here
have formed a Toastmasters Club
to affiliate with Toastmasters In
With approximately 20 merfi-
bers and growing the group plans
to meet once monthly for dinner^^
and speaking session.
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