3rd Army in
U.S. Helps Korean Kids
TOKYO-General Matthew Ridgway in a brief ceremony
Friday endorsed a check representing part of a Thanksgiving contribution
of more than $10,000 made by personnel in the Third Army in the United
States for relief of Korean orphans. Third Army headquarters is at
Fort McPherson, (?). Witnessing the event was Chaplain (Maj. Gen.)
Roy Parker, chief of Army chaplains, Washington, now on inspection
chaplains' activities in the Far East. Commander Chaplain (Col.)
Ivan L. Benner FEC and UNC chaplain; Chaplain (Col.) John H. Dunn,
GH and Chaplain (Maj.) Marcus Kleinberg, 2d Logistical Command, Korea.
The Third Army fund was collected at chapels throughout
its area. Use of the money to purchase warm clothing and other relief
supplies for Korean orphans already is under way.