ARMED FORCES: Call for Test Pilots

In the race for space, military honors are just as likely to go to an officer who is as much at home behind a physics book as he is behind a gun. Last week President Eisenhower set up for promotion two of the Armed Services' brightest new scientific lights:

Major General Bernard Schriever, 48, who organized and built up the Air Force's Ballistic Missile Division, will get a third star and be named chief of the Air Research and Development Command, B.M.D.'s parent group. German-born Ben Schriever (TIME, cover. April 1, 1957) grew up in Texas, took an engineering degree at...

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