Pacific Stars and Stripes, November
HQ., 24TH DIV., Korea-Maj.
Gen. Mark McClure, 24th Div. commander, officially turned
over the $55,000 Taro Leaf Orphanage Sunday to Lt. Gen. Song Yo Chan,
chief of the (. . . ?. . . ) ROK Corps. However, troops of the Japanese
bound division will continue to support the orphanage by sending contributions
through a U.S. organization that will supervise the orphanage.
Originally supported by the 34th
Inf. Regt. and later by the entire division, construction of the three
buildings was completed Nov. 20. The Taro men have provided the 60
orphans with a Quonset chapel, cement and stone main building and an