ARMY & NAVY: All Alone

In a 38-bed hut at a U.S. Air Transport Command station near London this week, Private Ramon Rodriguez slept all alone. It was the only way the Army could be sure that the rest of the base personnel would get any sleep. Rodriguez snores to wake the dead.

Rodriguez, onetime cab driver and amateur boxer from Neptune, N.J. and now a military policeman, is famous in the Army. At his first station 200 soldiers signed a petition to the C.O. to billet Rodriguez alone. "I guess I have had more shoes thrown at me than any man in the...

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