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May 18, 1995 | KEVIN UHRICH, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Air Force Capt. James Wang isn't comfortable with his newly acquired celebrity status. Dressed in blue jeans and a blue-striped shirt, Wang stood before a crowd of reporters Wednesday at Los Angeles International Airport and fielded questions about his role in one of the most tragic "friendly fire" incidents in U.S. history. Wang, 29, faces court-martial proceedings over the April 14, 1994, downing of two American helicopters over a no-fly zone in northern Iraq.
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August 17, 1995 | RICHARD A. SERRANO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Soon after he beat court-martial charges this summer in the worst friendly-fire accident in recent history, Air Force Capt. Jim Wang was called into his general's office on the sprawling air base here. The general shook his hand, congratulated him on his acquittal and told him that the Air Force would now do everything it could to help him put his career back together. This week he was summoned back to the general's office. He was told his career is over.
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August 17, 1995 | RICHARD A. SERRANO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Soon after he beat court-martial charges this summer in the worst friendly-fire accident in recent history, Air Force Capt. Jim Wang was called into his general's office on the sprawling air base here. The general shook his hand, congratulated him on his acquittal and told him that the Air Force would now do everything it could to help him put his career back together. This week he was summoned back to the general's office. He was told his career is over.
OPINION
June 4, 1995
Why is Capt. James Wang, a 29-year-old U.S. Air Force Academy graduate, the sole airman facing a court martial for a series of ghastly blunders that led to the worst friendly fire incident in recent military history? Wang was supervising three crew members aboard an Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) radar plane on April 14, 1994, when two Air Force F-15 pilots mistakenly shot down two Army Blackhawk helicopters over a no-flight zone in northern Iraq.
OPINION
June 4, 1995
Why is Capt. James Wang, a 29-year-old U.S. Air Force Academy graduate, the sole airman facing a court martial for a series of ghastly blunders that led to the worst friendly fire incident in recent military history? Wang was supervising three crew members aboard an Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) radar plane on April 14, 1994, when two Air Force F-15 pilots mistakenly shot down two Army Blackhawk helicopters over a no-flight zone in northern Iraq.
BUSINESS
November 1, 2000
Houlihan Lokey Howard & Zukin, an international investment bank based in Los Angeles, has appointed Louis Chen as chief information officer. He will be responsible for overseeing all projects related to Houlihan Lokey's Information Technology Group, as well as for providing technical support and recommendations from a practitioner's point of view to the firm's technology financial staff.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 23, 1991 | Christine Lutton, community correspondent
High schools in the South Bay have selected valedictorians or honored students with the highest grade-point averages.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 16, 1995
The Air Force's belated disciplining of seven officers, including two generals, in the downing of two U.S. helicopters over Iraq does little to allay suspicions of a whitewash or, even worse, a cover-up. More congressional investigation is needed, as is a review of the military code of justice. Clearly the military system of inquiry and justice has fallen short. Earlier this month the House subcommittee on military personnel was prompted to hold a hearing.
BUSINESS
November 14, 1990 | From Associated Press
A nickel will get you a loaf of bread this week in North Dakota, where farmers are demonstrating against wheat prices they say are forcing them out of business. Members of North Dakota's Farmers Union are selling 5-cent loaves in every county, usually outside courthouses where farm foreclosures take place. Some customers are needy and come to buy bargain bread. But most just want to show they support the farmers.
NEWS
May 10, 1986
USC held its 103rd spring graduation ceremony Friday in Alumni Memorial Park. Degrees: USC President James H. Zumberge conferred degrees on 6,426 students, including 3,056 undergraduate, 2,467 master's, 295 doctoral and 608 professional candidates. Speakers: Dr. David A. Hamburg, president of Carnegie Corp. of New York, said, ". . .
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 18, 1995 | KEVIN UHRICH, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Air Force Capt. James Wang isn't comfortable with his newly acquired celebrity status. Dressed in blue jeans and a blue-striped shirt, Wang stood before a crowd of reporters Wednesday at Los Angeles International Airport and fielded questions about his role in one of the most tragic "friendly fire" incidents in U.S. history. Wang, 29, faces court-martial proceedings over the April 14, 1994, downing of two American helicopters over a no-fly zone in northern Iraq.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 17, 1996 | MAX VANZI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Citing illegal gambling activities, Atty. Gen. Dan Lungren's office took on the federal government Tuesday, recommending license revocation for the federally appointed trustee and ordering license cancellations for three top managers of the Bicycle Club poker parlor in Bell Gardens.
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September 1, 1985 | LIDIA WASOWICZ, United Press International
A new system that provides continuous information about the exhaust particles produced during combustion can help scientists design acceptable ways of generating electricity from coal, researchers say. James Wang of Sandia National Laboratories in Livermore, where the system was developed, said test results indicate that it can provide the first reliable information without delays about the amount and size of particles inside a variety of combustion systems.
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