The White Falcon


The White Falcon - 13.08.1976, Blaðsíða 1

The White Falcon - 13.08.1976, Blaðsíða 1
White Falcon Volum* XXXII Number 32 lUfUvik, Iceland August 13, 1976 HH-3E helo. medevacs Icelander Det. 14, 39 ARRWG performed a medical evacuation mission Monday in the Thorsmar valley, 80 miles east of Keflavik. An Icelander, Sigmumder Gudmansson, had fal- len down some stairs in his home and in- jured his back and hip. The HH-3E Jolly Green Giant Rescue hel- icopter was airborne at 8:39 a.m., 29 min- utes after receiving the request for aid from the Icelandic Lifesaving Association. By 9:40 a.m., they had picked up the in- jured man. He was at the Reykjavik Air- port and on his way to the hospital by ambulance by 10:45 a.m. The pilot for the medical evacuation mission was Captain Rick Foley, the co- The Well opens in Bks. 747 "The Well," a lounge for unaccompanied personnel sponsored by the Chapel, opened Wednesday on the first floor of Barracks 747. It will be open from 6 to 10 p.m. on Monday and Wednesday, 6 p.m. to midnight on Friday and 1 p.m. to midnight on Satur- day. The Well has a study room, fellow- ship area with tables and chairs and a re- freshment area that looks like one is standing inside a well. Free coffee and tea and homemade pastries are available. The Well exists to give unaccompanied people a place to enjoy a quiet Christian atmosphere. It was conceived and built by the Young Adult Outreach Committee of the Chapel. The Well is offering Bible study for women on Monday night and a Bible study group open to everyone on Wednesday night. It will have chaplain's office hours and a member of the committee will always be available for a quiet talk with people who want counseling. Some of the plans for The Well include having entertainment such as gospel rock music, field trips and skits and plays. pilot was Lieutenant Colonel Al Fecher., Technical Sergeant Ken Jones was the flight mechanic and Technical Sergeants Rick Gorlie and Bill Johnson were the pararescuemen. First Lieutenant Joe Nastasi, a visitor from the 55th AARS, Eglin AFB, Fla., flew as a crew member. New play opening at HS next week The Ice and Fire Theater Group will present the play The Odd Couple Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. in the High School Multi-Purpose Room. Tickets will cost $2 and will only be available at the door. The Odd Couple is the Neil Simon comedy that was a smash hit on Broadway and the play was the basis for the TV series. In the Ice and Fire production, Larry McCraith plays Oscar, Joe Sands is Felix, Russel Miller is Murry, Joe Fogarty is Vinnie, Mike Hammons plays Speed, Mark Harris is Roy, Kathy Fogarty plays Cecily Pigeon and Gloria Genrich is Gwendolyn Pigeon. The director of the play is Tom Welsch. PAR for advancement The old "Practical Factors" for ad- vancement will soon be scuttled by the Navy in favor of a new program called "PAR", Personnel Advancement Requirement. The Navy has developed new occupational standards for Navy ratings and these new standards will replace Practical Factors as a measure of basic skills for determin- ing advancement eligibility. Story continued on Page 2 The press on which the White Falcon is normally printed is broken. We hope to return to the normal format next week._________________________

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