ARMY & NAVY: It Shouldn't Happen To A Dog

Definition of No. 1 air priority (Army) Transport Command): reserved for White House personnel, generals (two-wtar or better),* and personnel on missions of extreme military urgency.

Seaman First Class Leon LeRoy, 18, had an emergency leave and a No. 3 priority. He was on his way to Antioch, Calif. to comfort his recently widowed mother. At Memphis Bluejacket LeRoy was told to get his gear off the plane: his No. 3 priority had been trumped by a No. 1; 300 pounds of critical material was" coming aboard. A Seabee and an Army technical sergeant, both...

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