ARMED FORCES: Zwicker to Zama

Brigadier General Ralph Zwicker, 51, commandant at Camp Kilmer, whose resentment of Senator Joe McCarthy's whiplashing examination touched off the Army-McCarthy hearings, last week announced that he had received his orders to report to the U.S. Army Forces, Far East, at Zama, Japan, for further assignment. Zama itself lies in the direction of Siberia. How much closer Zwicker will ultimately find himself depends on the state of the Army's heart when it is time for his next move.


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