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General DREYER. We have installed it at a number of the Zone of Interior bases already, sir. Keflavik Airport is the first Military Air Transport Service installation to be considered. Keflavik is located in Iceland. The committee has been provided with details concerning the intended use of Keflavik. The program requests amount to $910,000. . This program will provide two storage facilities which are required in support of the planned mission. There are no facilitiess existing at Keflavik which will meet this requirement. In addition, authorization is requested for the construction of 300 units of family housing under the surplus commodity program. Kindley Air Force Base is the next location to be considered. This installation is located in Bermuda. The committee has been provided with details concerning the planned use of this base. The program requested for Kindley amounts to $1,955,000. It involves the follow*: he first item is an aircraft maintenance dock. Aircraft are currently using an old deteriorated hangar covered with sheet metal which has rusted to the point that it is not economically repairable. The next item is an automotive maintenance shop. e requirement for this facility is 21,700 square feet. This activity is housed in 27,500 square feet which is composed of buildings located in the vicinity of the flight line. These buildings are all urgently needed for flight-line functions and activities. e next item is an installation engineer administrative facility. The existing facility is in substandard condition and is situated so that it projects some 32 feet into the runway approach zone. The facility requested here will permit relocation of this activity and demolition of this flying hazard. The next facility is an installations engineer maintenance shop. The situation regarding this facility is virtually identical to that of the administrative facility previously discussed. The last item will provide demineralized water storage capability. Demineralized water is required for takeoff assist of aircraft which will be utilizing Kindley. In addition, authorization is requested for the construction of 300 units of family housing under the surplus commodity program. The next location to be considered is Lajes Field. Lajes Field is located in the Azores. The committee has been provided with details concerning the planned mission of this base. The program requested amounts to $2,482,000. It includes the following items: The first item is an aircraft engine inspection and repair shop. The requirement for this facility is 24,000 square feet; 10,000 square feet has been authorized through previous military construction programs. This authorization, together with this request, will fill the requirement for the engine inspection and repair function at Lajes. The next item provides storage for demineralized water which is o for takeoff assist of aircraft which will be utilizing Lajes ield. The next item is an addition to the dependent school. The requirement for a dependent school is 48,800 square feet. Against this requirement only 12,900 square feet exists of which approximately onehalf is contained in substandard British prefabs. }. 27,795 square

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feet contained in this request, together with the existing assets and authorizations provided in previous programs, will meet the requirement for elementary school facilities at Lajes.

The last item is an addition to the electric primary powerplant. This item will provide an addition to the powerplant and the installation of two 750-kilowatt geenrators. This addition is necessary to meet a critical deficiency and power requirements at Lajes.

In addition, authorization is requested for the construction of 306 units of family housing under the surplus commodity program.

The CHAIRMAN. Without objection, these items are approved.

Now, the next is Pacific Air Force Command. Hickman Airfield, $144,000.

Colonel JACKSON. Page 47 of volume 4, Mr. Chairman.

The mission of the Pacific Air Forces is to conduct tactical air operations, the air defense of Japan, Ryukyus, Marianas, Hawaii

, and the United States installations in the Philippines; provide air transportation for combat troops, other personnel and supplies in the Pacific and Far East areas; and to provide logistic support to PACAF and SAC forces. This program contains a request for $16,671,000 for the Pacific Air Forces and provides facilities at 2 bases and 11 various locations.

The Pacific Air Forces program includes facilities for a classified operational mission at 5 locations totaling $7,050,000, a mobile radio squadron at 1 classhified location for $857,000, and a fighter mission at 1 location for $203,000; 1 project for $116,000 in support of the SAC mission; $839,000 in support of overseas Military Air Transport Service at 1 location. The remainder of the program totaling $7,606,000 is composed of items to meet the basic Pacific Air Forces mission requirements.

Included in the Strategic Air Command program are facilities amounting to $343,000 for PACAF units at Anderson Air Force Base, Guam.

The first Pacific airbase installation to be considered is Hickam Air Force Base. This installation is located 6 miles west of the city of Hickam in Hawaii. The planned use of this base is for the headquarters of the Pacific Air Forces, Military Air Transport Service activities, and other missions for which the committee has been furnished details. The program requested for Hickam totals $144,000. This program involves two items.

The first item is an addition to the Globecom relay center which is necessary for the installation of additional Globecom equipment.

The second item will provide storage for demineralized water which is required for takeoff assist of aircraft which will be using Hickam Air Force Base.

In addition, authorization is requested for construction of 600 units of family housing with private capital under the provisions of title VIII of the National Housing Act as amended.

The CHAIRMAN. What do you want that for?

General DREYER. The mission of the Pacific Air Forces is to conduct tactica; air operations, the air defense of Japan, Ryukyus, Mariannas, Hawaii, and the United States installations in the Philippines; provide air transportation for combat troops, other personnel and supplies in the Pacific and Far East areas; and, to provide logistie

support to PACAF and SAC forces. This program contains a request for $16,671,000 for the Pacific Air Forces and provides facilities at 2 bases and 11 various locations.

The CHAIRMAN. Any questions from any members of the committee :

(No response.)

The CHAIRMAN. If not, the item is approved.

Mr. BATEs. Mr. Chairman, I would like to know a little—maybe we can't discuss it in open session. But we have more money for airfields in Japan. We probably ought to get into that in executive session. But I would like to know something about spending money there and what our tenure is going to be over there.

The CHAIRMAN. How much does the breakdown show you are spending there?

Colonel JAckson. Including Okinawa, Mr. Chairman, it is $15 million, approximately.

to: Just Japan?

Was the question just the amount of money being spent in Japan :

Mr. Bates nods.)

olonel JAckson. I am sorry, Mr. Chairman, I gave you a wrong

re. Mr. BATEs. I think it is just TACAN station. Colonel Jackson. There is only about $300,000 here, in Japan. General DREYER. That is correct. The CHAIRMAN. The next is the item “Various locations,” you just addressed the committee about, is that correct? Colonel JAckson. That includes other places, other than Japan. The CHAIRMAN. Yes. My first question was about Hickam Airfield and Midway. We had not reached “Various locations.” Colonel JAckson. That is correct, sir. The CHAIRMAN. You were addressing your remarks to the various locations? Mr. KELLEHER. He was. Colonel JAckson. I believe Mr. Bates was asking about various locations. Mr. BATEs. Yes; I wanted to know something about our tenure in Japan. Maybe we shouldn't discuss it now. I think we should dis#. it before the hearing is over, and also the situation at Hickam ield. The CHAIRMAN. Can you tell the committee how much of the $14,454,000 is being spent in Japan { Colonel JACKSON. $276,000, Mr. Chairman. The CHAIRMAN. $276,000. Colonel JAckson. Yes, sir. General DREYER. And, incidentally, sir, they are only items that go with the airfield, such as Navaid and the lighting. That is the only thing I can find in this program oi. to the bases in Japan, facilities in being. The CHAIRMAN. I find, members of the committee, I have increased this item from $14,454,000 to $15,688,000. Now, why are we increas

it? "one JACKSON. Mr. Chairman, that is also a classified facility, for $1,234,000. (Mr. Kelleher aside.)

The CHAIRMAN. All right, we understand what the classified information is about. Without objection, we will approve this item for $15,688,000.

Now, the next is Strategic Air Command, Anderson Air Force Base, Guam, $1,508,000.

Colonel JACKSON. The first Strategic Air Command installation overseas to be considered is Anderson Air Force Base located on the island of Guam in the Mariana Islands. The committee has been pro vided with details concerning the planned use of this installation. The program requested amounts to $1,508,000 and contains the following items:

The first item is an ILS facility. This item is needed to increase the all-weather capability of Andersen Air Force Base.

The next item is a radar approach control facility. This item will furnish air traffic control under all weather conditions for the entire Guam area. The next two items are aircraft organizational maintenance shops. The first of these shops will be utilized by the Air Defense Command mission at Andersen and the second shop will used by the Military Air Transport Service units on Andersen Airbase. Nothing exists at Andersen that will meet these requirements. The last item will provide storage for demineralized water. This is required for takeoff assists of aircraft which will be using Andersen Air Base.

In addition, authorization is requested for construction of 1,050 units of family housing with private capital under the provisions of title VIII of the National Housing Act, as amended.

The sixth of the overseas major commands to be reviewed is the Strategic Air Command. The mission of this command is to organize, train, equip, administer, and prepare a force capable of conducting strategic air operations in accordance with directives and policies issued by Headquarters, United States Air Force. This program contains a request for $23,582,000 for the Strategic Air Command and provides facilities at 2 Air Force bases and 9 various locations located in Great Britain, Greenland, Guam, Morocco, Newfoundland, Puerto Rico, and Spain.

Included within Strategic Air Command program are facilities to support MATS operations totaling $342,000 and at 3 locations projects for support of tenant fighter interceptor aircraft totaling $1,315,000, broken down as follows: $343,000—Pacific Air Force; $221,000 Air Defense Command overseas; and $751,000 for United States Air Forces in Europe. The remainder of the program is composed of items to satisfy the basic SAC mission requirements. In addition to the program outlined above, facilities to support the Strategic Air Command are included within the MATS overseas program in the amount of $840,000 and Pacific Air Force in the amount of $116,000.

The next installation to be considered is Midway Naval Air Station. This installation is located on Midway Island. The committee has been provided with details concerning the mission of this installation. The program requested totals $839,000. It involves the construction of additional aviation fuel storage tank. The Air Force requirement at Midway is 142,500 barrels, 25,000 barrels have been previously authorized and the 50,000-barrel request contained in this program will meet approximately one-half of the storage requirement.

The next location to be considered is Brady Air Base in Japan. The committee has been provided with details concerning the planned use of this installation. The program requested totals $31,000. It will provide a TACAN station which is necessary to increase the allweather capability of this installation. The next installation to be considered is Clark Air Force Base. Clark Air Force Base is located in the Philippines. Details concerning its planned use have been furnished to the committee. The total program requested for Clark amounts to $1,022,000. This program contains three items: The first item is an ILS facility which will increase the allweather capability of Clark. The next item will furnish Clark with additional ammunition storage capability for the planned mission. The last item will provide electric power. The project is necessary in order to replace the existing high-speed nonstandard generators in the Clark powerplant with much more dependable and reliable speed diesel generating units. In addition, authorization is requested for the construction of 900 units of family housing under the surplus commodity program. Itazuke Air Base is the next location to be considered and it is situated in Japan. The committee has been furnished details concerning the intended use of this installation. The project requested amounts to $35,000 and it will provide taxiway lights for the taxiway loop on the east side of the runway at Itazuke. Presently flarepots are being used during the hours of darkness and during inclement weather. Iwo Jima Air Base is the next installation to be considered. It is located on the Volcano Islands. Details concerning the planned mission for this installation have been furnished to the committee. The program requested amounts to $2,772,000. It consists of the following items: The first item is a liquid fuel pipeline. This pipeline will permit the unloading of bulk POL from offshore stations and direct transfer to the bulk storage tank on the island. The next item will provide 1,500 feet of runway approach lights on both ends of the existing runway. There are currently no approach lights existing. The next item is an airmen dormitory. Existing dormitories at Iwo Jima are eight substandard quonsets. This project will provide 266 spaces toward satisfying the total requirement of approximately 450 spaces. T. next item is an airman dining hall. The existing dining hall is a substandard quonset-type structure. The facility requested here will provide a 400-man dining hall of permanent construction. The next item is a bachelor officers’ quarters. The existing officers quarters are all contained in substandard quonsets. The 40 spaces requested in this program will provide an increment toward the total requirement of 54 spaces. The next installation to be considered is Kadena Air base. It is located on Okinawa. The committee has been furnished with details concerning the planned use of this installation. The total program requested for this installation amounts to $3,666,000. It will provide

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