The White Falcon


The White Falcon - 15.07.1977, Blaðsíða 1

The White Falcon - 15.07.1977, Blaðsíða 1
WhiieJ^Fakon Volume 33 Number 28 Kellavik. Iceland July 15. 1977 2,000 scouts converge for international jamboree Sunday •From Sunday until July 24 an estimated 2,000 Scouts will attend the interna- tional scouting jamboree "Landsmot 77" at Ulfljotsvatn, south of Thingvellir. Scouts will gather there from Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Belgium, United Kingdom, Greenland and the Faroe Islands in addi- tion to Iceland and the United States. At the campsite, which is the National Icelandic Scout Camp, each group's camp- site will be called a "torg," which means "square." NWSED changes command Lieutenant Commander Thomas E. Nelson will relieve Lieutenant Commander Jack J. Jensen today as Officer-in-Charge of the Naval Weather Service Environmental Detachment. LCdr. Jensen will report to the Naval War College at Newport, RI. LCdr. Thomas E. Nelson The new officer-in-charge comes to Keflavik after commanding the Ice Re- connaissance Unit at the Fleet Weather Facility at Suitland, MD. The commander graduated from Florida 'State University and holds a master's degree in meteorology from the Naval Postgraduate School at Monterey, CA. He was commissioned in 1966 and as- signed to the Fleet Weather Central Guam for a two-year tour. Afterwards, he served in the USS Princeton until 1969. Before his tour of duty at Suitland, LCdr. Nelson served a two-year tour with Commander, Naval Support Force, Antarc- tica, better known as "Operation Deep Freeze." The new officer-in-charge enjoys sail-planing and is a ham radio-tele- phone operator. He will be accompanied by his wife, Margaret, and two sons, David and Mark. The Naval Weather Service Environ- mental Detachment (NWSED) also has a new assistant officer-in-charge, Ensign William A. Cook. Ens. Cook fills the position vacated by Lieutenant R. Joel Lanier, who trans- ferred to the USS Inchon as meteorologi- cal officer. Formerly of Freemont, OH, Ens. Cook moved to Texas and attended Pan Ameri- can University and Texas A and M, where he earned a bachelor of arts in meteo- rology. The ensign served four years as an aerographer's mate, attaining petty of- ficer second class. During this time he had tours at NWSED Saufley Field, FL; Fleet Weather Facility at Sangley Point and NWSED at Cubi Point, both in the Philippines. He then transferred to Fleet Numeri- cal Weather Central at Monterey, CA until his discharge from enlisted ser- vice. Ens. Cook is accompanied on his tour at Keflavik by his wife, Martha. * <y RESHELVING BOOKS, Navy Campus employees Melissa Nassaux and Lorraine Bedra ready the new office after moving last week. Capt. Gilley receives awards Captain William R. Gilley, H-3 site civil engineer, was recently presented two awards. The first was the Air Force Logistics Command (AFLC) Outstanding Civil En- gineering Company Grade Officer of the Year for 1976. Capt. Gilley was also awarded the Air Force Commendation Medal for meritorious service. Reassigned from the 2803rd Air Base Group at Newark Air Force Station in Ohio, Capt. Gilley transferred to H-3 in April. Awards will be presented for "the best torg of the day." Scouting competition will be among torg and individual activities. Campfires will highlight evening events. Seven torgs will be divided into seven patrols, according to an under- lying theme of the "No. 7." Each torg will be highlighted with a sculpture, consisting of individual scout contributions. The Monday evening campfire will in- clude a fire-lighting ceremony by the Order of the Arrow chapter. Sightseeing trips will be offered by the Jamboree Travel Office. Senior Scouts will have an opportun- ity to take a tour which will include a climb of Mt. Uek1I. Parents may also camp out adjacent to the jamboree location. Ralph Shipman and Marvin Barnes will serve on the jamboree staff. Other Scouting personnel will in- clude Wes Agar, Scoutmaster; Robert Carey and Stan Halstead, assistant Scoutmasters, and Charles Miller, com- mittee member. Sixteen members from Troop 364 will attend. Nine Cadette Scouts will also go to the jamboree, accompanied by three lead- ers: Helen Miller, Mary Hartman and Diane Henslee. 1500 AND STILL COUNTING are the Dental Clinic's Red Cross volunteers' hours as they prepare to cut their cake in a ceremony last week. They are from (1 to r): Mrs. Jean Kollefrath, Mrs. Patricia Eastham, Mrs. Joanne Rentner (ex-volunteer worker now a regular) .and Mrs. Inga Sim. Captain M.C. Clegg, Bob Weekley, American Red Cross Field Director and Lieutenant Robert K. Goode look on. RC dental volunteers amass 1,500 The Naval Station Red Cross volun- teers are beginning their 18 months of service to the Naval Station Keflavik Dental Department. Many dependent wives served in this capacity before transferring with their husbands. The current volunteers serving at the dental clinic are Mrs. Patricia Eastham, Mrs. Jean Kollefrath and Mrs. Inga Sim. An ex-volunteer , Mrs. Joanne Rentner, is now a regular employee of the dental clinic' These ladies received letters of ap- preciation last week from Captain M.C. Clegg, senior dental officer. During their volunteer time, they contributed more than 1,500 hours of service. Each Red Cross volunteer is trained by the clinic staff (primarily Lieutenant Robert K, Goode, training officer,) and serves as a chairside assistant. This service frees Navy dental technicians for additional training and other tasks necessary to patient care.

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