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ZOOM — A flight ot F-lOO Super Sabres streak across the runways in a draraatio scene soon to be typical of any day at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base.
(Official Air Force Photo)
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BASE HOUSING — This is an artist's drawing o f one of the 1,500 housing units expected to be started
soon at Seymour Johnson AFB. (News-Argus Engraving)
Over $21 Million: In Housing
Seen For Seymour Johnson AFB
Contractors’ bids to construct a
1,500 unit housing project for Sey
mour Johnson Air Force Base at
a cost of over $21 million dollars
are being processed so work oh the
job can be^n in about bvo. weeks.
The project will ' contain 180
homes and 660 duplex apartments
to house the families of 1,500 offi
cers and airmen.
First units of the project are ex
pected to be ready in six months
after work starts. Construction is
planned to be completed'21 months
after the initial units are. ready.
Opening of the housing project
is expected 'to allow more use of
Seymour Johnson. Col. Roberft C.
Richardsoh III, base commander,
has said that Goldsboro has done
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all it can to help but the housing
situation has become intense.
. “We'are very anxious to see the
rase fully utilized but we can’t
adequately take advantage of it
Start on the housing project also
allowed federal educational offi
cials to allot money to the Wayne
County Board of Education to build
an eight-grade elementary school
by the base for children housed in
Bidding for the housing contract
was stiff.. All bids were several
million dollars below the $26.5 mil
lion estimate of cost by Air Force
and FHA officials.
Low bid of $21,118,750 was sub
mitted by a trio of contractors,
H. C. Coble of Grensboro, Nello L.
Teer of Durham and W. H. Weav
er of Greensboro.
Next was J, Bateson of Dal
las. Tex., with 721.61:1,300. Third
was T. A. Loving of Goldsboroj $21,-
Included In the base bids were
heat pump, extra baths, driveways
and sidewalks, clothes trees, gar
bage receivers, terraces and ter
race screens and-plaster walls.
Excluded in the low bids were
the costs of alternates of attic fan
and air conditioning.
The homes will be built of frame
and brick veneer. Officers and first
three grades of enlisted men will
have priority on the homes.
Duplex units with two bedrooms
for airmen will contain about 942
square feet while the three-bed
room units will have about 1,068
Officers quarters will range from
LOCKBCftjRNE, AFB, Ohio—A
veteran of the hydrogen bomb test
at Eniwetok last year has re
ceived the Legion of Merit during
a review of the 801st Air Division.
He is Ltr Col. Roger A. Stevenson.
Also honored during the review
was Capt. George L. Olsen, naviga
tor, who received the first oak leaf
cluster to the Commendation Rib
bon for the manual he wrote which
explains In - flight procedures for
repairing the radar bomb - naviga
tion system of RB-47s.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. (AP) — A
young miss at the waterfront was
searching for a sailor friend who
she thought was a crewman “a-
board the Kefauver.” It turned
out she wanted the USS Estes:
WBECOME AIR FORCE
"GOLDSBORO'S FAMILY SHOPPING CENTER"
W« sincerely wel’come you to Goldsboro' and hope that you'll bear with us
during our expansion program. Our aim Is a bigger and better Belk-Tyler's to
serve "Eastern Carolina's Shopping Center" and Seymour Johnson. The con
tractors promise an early Fall opening with double the floor space and modern
conveniences^ to serve you to the best advantages. Remember, when shopping
at Belk-Tyler's, you'ro snopping at the home of better valuesi Home Furnishings
3rd floor, Reaay-To-Wear first and second.
Men who know value
choose our own
sertin stripes -
two-bedroom duplexes with square
footage of 984 to single homdB with
four bedrooms and 1,d05 square;
feet of floor space. The one gen- j
eral officer’s home in the project'
V approyinwiely • 1,942
sque . feet.
The project will be constructed
in village style and will be entirely
within the .4ir Force reservation.
Future plans for the project include
a fire station.
Lt. J. I. Reich
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Lt. James I. Jleich came to Sey
mour Johnson Air Force Base in
January to assume command of
the 83d Transportation Squadron.
His transfer came at the end of
a two-year tour with the 8th Fight
er - Bomber Wing stationed in
Li. Reich, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Elmer Reich of Crystal City, Mo.,
began hife Air Force career by en
listing in January, 1952. Prior to
that, he 'graduated from high
school in 1949 and attended the
University of Missouri and South
east Missouri State for two years.
• He entered aviation cadet drain
ing in April, 1^53 and won his
wings and a second lieutenant’s'
commission in July, 1954. He then
completed a tour of gunnery train
ing before going to the Far East.
Reich, a member of the Caltholic
Church, lives in the base bache
lor officers quarters. He is 25 years
old and unmarried.
WELCOME AIR FORCg
Join your friends at
our fountain for refreshments
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• Men's Toiletries
• Films—24 Hour
• Small Drug Items
• Free Gift Wrapping
and Mailing Service
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Our own famous Favortex tailoring . . . that means easy,
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