ARMED FORCES: Friends on High

Without warning, the Army temporarily relieved two of its highest officers from duty. They were the first casualties in a campaign against Government officials who help Washington's "five-percenters" get Government contracts for businessmen. The suspended officers:

¶ Major General Herman Feldman, 59, who joined the Army as a private 42 years ago and climbed to the post of Quartermaster General, in charge of $1.8 billion a year in Army spending. Feldman was suspended, said Army Secretary Gordon Gray, because of indications that he "furnished a contractor's representative procurement information under circumstances which appear irregular."

¶ Major General Alden H. Waitt, 56,...

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