Jax air news
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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: March 8, 1951
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
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oclc - 33313438
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System ID: UF00028307:00307

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' I' 'I IBoys-... Baseball Camp Begins Saturday I I

business TilE JACKSONVILLE Coach ment at 311 West Duval street, Students will be divided into
Crowther Boyd, manager
Upwards of 500 Jacksonville< Company will follow the same while lads at the Beaches can ob- three age groups, with each group
area youngsters .are expected and' secretary of' the Jacksonville procedure as last year, too, in i tain their blanks from Ish Brant, further divided into separate categories -
to be on hand Saturday; Tars baseball club. honoring all membership cards Fletcher High athletic coach. for training. In this way,
for the first session This year as in the past, the each Saturday from 0600 to 1400.1 The age limit has been changedthis it is reported, youngsters will not ?
to 11 to 15 In- be competing against or out-
youngsters will 'be picked' up at To date some 700 applicationshave year years
of the third annual Jax-Navy specified points for their trek to i been sent to youngsters clusive. Although slight changes shined by others not in their age

1 Boys' Baseball Training ; the station. Pick ups will be made throughout the area, indicatingthe )will be made in the training set- bracket. *
" Camp to be held at Mason from 0800-0830( at Southslde playground high interest in this year's up for the youngsters, the school aSATURDAY'S will
Field here at the Naval Ail: Hendricks and LaSalle school. Jacksonville youngsterscan will remain basicly the same, giv- SESSION
of orientation, Instructions
avenues and from Riverside playground obtain application blanks ing all lads an equal opportunityto
Station.A Park and Gilmore, at from any of the city playgrounds, learn the fundamentals of base- calesthenics and Initial
jointly sponsored NAS-Citj; the City Recreation depart- ball. practice. Later the students
of Jacksonville project, the camp) 0815-0845.. ___ or will get detailed instruction in
will get underway at 0930( and ,.-- batting, bunting fielding, thfow-
will close at' 1130.( Saturday's! ing, running, sliding, base running -
session is the first 'of five con- Ii plus the opportunity to show
;., secutive outings which end Apr -- the effects of teaching in actual
T with an all-star contest. competition.A .
record will be kept on each
CITY FICIALS, along will) child throughout the school. At
station officials will be on ham the conclusion of the school .instructors -
for the formal opening ceremo and officials will select
... .. nies. The city group will, beheaded two all-star teams who will bat-
by Mayor Haydon Bums. tle in the grand finale April 7.
Dill Terry, former major league Prizes and lettered emblems are
great and one-time New 'York Gl also in store for all-star team
ants' manager, now a Jackson- members and camp members.

vine business man, wfll% attenc VOL-3 No. 50 Naval.Air Station, Jacksonville March 8, 1951'Barrage (Please Turn to Page 5, Col. 1)
the first gathering, along with) --

Traffic Safety 2 Air Reserve Outfits '

: Program NowIn 'I

Force HereThe m Get Active ,ServiceTwo

traffic situation at 1 more outstanding Air Reserve Squadrons of

NAS is daily posing a problem NARTU, Jacksonville, assum ed the role of active military:

for the understaffed police units in colorful ceremoniesThe J last Friday.

unit, so much so, that a brisk u VS two squadrons placed on ac- During the ceremony that officially -

campaign for safe driving and live; duty, Patrol Squadron VF- placed VF-741 on active duty

drivers' courtesy has been inaugurated F41' and Marine Fighter Squadron Capt. Raymond N. Sharp, NARTU

here. kTMF-144, are both made up of lo- commanding officer, attached an
to the squadron -
in station al residents of Jacksonville and active duty pennant
The terrific increase : innovation
flag repeating an .
t\. traffic since the reopening of surrounding areas who have been that began at the activation cere-
NATTCenter has become a haz- keeping in touch with the latest mony of VF-742.
ard and a headache to the station -
police who are being hard :ievelopments in Naval Aviation by Highly Commended
pressed to keep it untangled and raining as "Weekend Warriors"with Commenting on the excellence .
flowing smoothly. their respective squadrons.The that the squadron has shown in

Lack of knowledge of traffic fi two Join another NARTU its weekend training, Captain
regulations, plus the violation of squadron VF-742 in the ranks of Sharp declared that much will be
these regulations which are put hose now activated. VF-742 reported expected of VF-741 when it takes
in force to assure safe and care- for active military service its place alongside patrol squadrons -
ful driving, makes it hard to en- Obruarv 1. of the regular Navy. The
driving aboard the Squadron won the Noel Davis Tro-
l, force station.good VP-741 GETS.ACTIVE DUTY-Capt. Raymond N. Sharp, com- LIFE MAG TOFEATUREN phy emblematic of the finest patrol
Ask Cooperation 'manding officer of NARTU Jar is shown attaching an active duty squadron In NARTC.
officers stationed at the pennant to the flag of Patrol Squadron VP-741 at the activation ,tSNAVY Lcdr Charles W. Rogers, commanding -
north gate and O & R during ceremony last Friday. Lcdr. Charles Rogers, VP-741 skipper, part- COUPLEA officer of VP-741 offici.
rush hours, often must do some- ly hidden by flap, assists Captain Sharp. ally called his men to active duty.
fancy stepping to avoid being hit young Navy couple fromNavAir Lcdr. Rogers was the first offi-
by streams of cars pouring in and Station Jackson- cer to Join NARTU as an organ-
off the station. The traffic offi Night For Margo7To ville has been chosen as one ized reservist and has had com-
cers are stationed at these point of the subjects of a feature mand of the unit's patrol squadronsince
to control and direct traffic .to< pictorial story which will appear it was commissioned.
t t avoid accidents. in the March 19 issue of Colorful CeremonyIn
Making an urgent plea for cooperation Boost NavQueen's VotesA Life Magazine. an equally colorful ceremony
of all motorists, Chie Ensign Ralph Sluis, pilot Marine Fighter Squadron VMF-
of Police Sam H. Grand MMC, from VF-172 and his wife 144 was officially activated a few
J and his staff have placed hand huge "Barrage Night for Margo" which will climaxan Wave Betty Sluis, JOSN, have hours later. The entire squadron
books and literature, supplied bj; all-out drive to swell the vote for the Navy's candidate forJacksonville's been posing for a Life pho- stood at attention while the colors
of Pub tographer for the nast several Marine color
the Florida Department cool million were paraded by a
lic Safety at the theatre and at 50 Years of Progress Queen a days, while a Life reporterhas guard. After Major Thomas E.
traffic court. votes. has been arranged by NATTCenter for Thursday, been gleaning informationfor Mobley, Jr., commanding officer of
Movies showing safe driving March 15. a story. the squadron, read his orders, Lt.
procedures are being shown at I An evening of entertainment, The young couple's picture Col. Frederick R. Payne, Jr., commanding
the theatre here, and copies of; I screening all show business performers will grace the cover of the officer of NARTU's Ma-
station traffic regulations are featuringboxing, awingmusic, to provide an entertain- March 19 Life which is avail- rine Air Detachment inspected the
available at the police station, group singing, professional variety able about the 16th. The pic- green clad squadron.
Navy Exchanges and traffic I acts, and other novelties is being ment program that will round outa ture, together with other informal Mayor Haydon Burns of Jacksonville
full night's presentation. Music shots will be used to
court ; the NATTC Public Information also welcomed the squad.
Multiple Offenses planned Welfare and will'be provided by a Green Cove depict activities of Uncle Sam'sWaves ron aboard. The Mayor, a Naval
"'- The most frequent offenses, according office and with an accompanying Reservist himself, spoke briefly on
to Marine Capt. Rober Recreation office to be presentedfrom orchestra along a currently story. (See picture on page 5)). the work Marines have performedin

S. Hoonan station police officer, the stage of the NATTC audi- :forming' NATTC combine. their long history and of the

(Please Turn .to. Page. 8. Col. S) torium. outstanding work now being done
Admission by Naval and Marine Air Reserve
Coupon Is squadrons that have been returnedto
Office Here to Aid Admission to thg mammoth pre- active military service
sentation is a vote coupon tom I
Margo. One 67 cent ticket will c ;
I In Locating Off will :4I
serve a three-fold purpose-it Air Group 17
be good for an admission to "Bar- 05 '- b
.. rage Night," an admission to the
Station HousingThe 50 Tears Pageant at the Gator First to Gain

Bowl, as well as an opportunityto
Naval Air Station i support the Navy's candidate

.. Housing Office will become for Qucen-r-Ensign Margo Wilkin- Goal in Drive

,: 'the clearing house for information sqn. Il
concerning offstationhousing Flan Dig Program Headquarters of Carrier

jt has been announ /'According to Lt. Fred MarconI, Air Group 17 became the first
cod NATTC Welfare' and Recreation unit to turn in 100 per cent
officer, !arrangements are being membership in the American
Heretofore, the primary job of made with Green Cove Springs and ''
the housing office has been tc Cecil Field to provide a boxing Red Cross, 'during the' present
administer Navy owned housing card without precedent in the area. campaign for funds.
However, in the months to come, The Center's PIO office is The air group's list of name
an increasing number of personnel subscribing to the 1951 member-
reporting here will be forcedto Mya V : a, ship drive was turned into Station
live off the station. Inspects! Chaplain Red Cross field director Allen
By providing a more complete .
-.i. coverage of off station housing Facilities HereRear NATTCenter, Capt. Lester K.
is that the '
available, it hoped t- \
lice, commanding officer, was the
Navy Housing Officer will make Thornton C. Miller, n\ 8 t u S
Adm. first to take out his membership
it easier for new arrivals to find the Chaplain's
chief-inspector tn the campaign conducted in thatcommand
suitable quarters.The Office at present Division,, Bureau of Personnel by Lt. Robert T. Pitt-
Housing off NAS Jax: and Cecil .
stopped a man, chairman.In
desires to obtain additional list' week in his tour of the ... la. .
ings of houses available for rent Field this :.i- renewing his membership
or for sale, and personnel who Sixth Naval District. ACTIVATED-An II iterested spectator at the active. the Red Cross, Captain Rice said 't'
Miller inspectedchaplains' VMF-144
Rear Adm. 1 derive a great sense oc 'it
houses in VMF-144 of NAR-
about to move from ter Squadron
are and chapel facilities status ceremony of Marine Fight:
Jacksonville are asked to call at activities was Mayor Hayc Ion Burns of Jacksonville, right, personal satisfaction from subscribing .
and con- TU last Friday
at NAS Sunday this I strongly t
to cause.
the office located in building is shown chatting wit!Major Thomas E. Mobley com
Field J
of Cecil The Mayor
neat ducted his inspection Frank squad- urge all the officers and men o C ,
1050 on Yorktown avenue, for manding officer of VMF-144, left and Major Hooper,
Monday He left from here Please "Iura" Pajc 5, Col. I) ;
'I the main gate. The phone number -' ton executive officer, center (
is extension 553. Key West, Fla. 14

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Page Two JAX AIR NEWS March .8, 1951

-- Jax Air Hews Report From Washington "

;Station;. Published, Jacksonville.every Fla.Thursday for Navy activities at Naval All Navy EM to Take Course at Camp GordonMedics 'I.t

NAS, Jacksonville ;

Comdr.CaDt Douglas Porter T.F. Day Bedell Commanding Executive Officer Officer i Can Transfer Services i Until July, ;
- - -
' .Lt. Lorenzo W. Baldwin Public information Officer: By Armed Forces Precis Service educational groups and individuals. The new

Fleet Air Jacksonville CLASSES FOR TRAINING Army and Air series, intended to help relieve the shortage of
Rear Adm. Alfred E. Montgomery CommanderCapt. Force helicopter and liaison aircraft pilots personnel qualified to handle isotopes, will deal r. S
Allen Smith Chief of Staff and mechanics have begun at San Marcos mainly with biology and medicine.
Fleet Air Wing Eleven AFB. Tex. The base was reactivated on Janu- *

Capt. Jesse S. McClure _.__.___..-,......-.....,_.._..._ Commander ary 15 after remaining on standby basis since REGULAR AND RESERVE medical officers ,
Comdr. Joseph B. Tibbets _"._"__00___ Chief Staff OfficerNaval December, 1949. "* of the various military services, who desire .
Air Technical Training Center to transfer from one Service to another,
Capt. Lester K. Rice _._.._..-.._....____._..__... Commanding OfficerComdr. SELECTED NAVY enlisted personnel will should make application Immediately. Authority -<
John A. Gamon, Jr. __._'......-._._____?_ Executive Officer be given a seven-weeks course in map reading, for such transfers expires July 9, 1951
Naval Hospital instruction methods, leadership military po- *
Capt. Dwight J. Wharton Commanding Officer lice weapons, military law, investigation meth-
AIR will and order to
Capt. Guy E. Stahr Executive Officer ods, train station, and town patrolling handling *, -'
active limited number of volunteer
duty a -
NARTU civil disturbances, traffic control, and
Capt. Raymond N. Sharp Commanding Officer communications, at the Army's Camp Gordon from, Priority I, physicians and den-
tists. The effect of this action is to
Comdr. Laurence D. Ruc Executive Officer Ga., Military Police School. Candidates must reopen
the opportunity for Priority I physicians and
have a background of shore patrol work.
Editorial Offices In Rooms 123 and 125 Main Administration a dentists to volunteer for active duty. Volunteer ..

building. Phone extension 8184. THE MARINE CORPS Air Facility at Camp applications for Priority I medical per .. '.
Editor-Andrew H. Planey Lejeune, N. C., will be reactivated in Augustto sonnel temporarily were discontinued last No-
Staff Members: John L. Almond; Barbara_Rickman, SN; meet the current need for additional avia- vember. .
Ed Nellist SA; Gerald Hynes SA. tion bases. This facility will be used largely C M .
The JAX AIR NEWS U published weeKly at the V. S. Naval Air Station
to Atlantic Marine A
support Fleet Force heli- COMPREHENSIVE training for
Jacksonville, Florida, and printed commercially with non-appropriated zundtit program
no expense to the government end in compliance with NAVEXOS P-35. Rev. copter operations. Tactical Air Control Parties is in progress at
Nov. 1945. Copies are distributed free of charge at the Naval Air Station, the Pope AFB, N.C. A TAC Party is composedof
the Naval Air Naval Reserve Hospital.Training. Unit Naval Auxiliary Air Station, Cecil" Field and TIlE ARMY SIGNAL Corps is producing'U an experienced fighter pilot and enlisted

heS.J AIR NEWS Is a memtwr of the Armed Forces Press Service. Reproduction training films dealing with radioisotopes radio technicians. They serve with front line
of material from these sources must bear a credit line. Republic-alien which will be made available for educational Army troops to control tactical aircraft in attacking -
of oth-r matter, exeept by.service publication U prohibited without permission purposes to qualified civilian scientific and targets close to front lines. _
of Editor

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.a Zl/eoA--encl 22 Weekend '


t Warriors Go

WincfTafk Nores

from To Anacostia -

Twenty-two young "Week'If ,'t

-r NILRTUVS741Ideal end Warriors" :from Jacksonville

and surrounding area,

weather greetedthe all members of Organized
officers and men of VS-741 E. Weatherby, ADEC. has registered Squadrons attached to Jack .., <1>
who reported for a busy weekend at the University of Florida
of flying and ground train- where he is taking a pre-veteri- sonville Naval Air Reserve

ing. Every effort is being madeto nary course. From there he expects Training Unit, departed for
increase the drill attendance to go on to one of the better NARTU, Anacostia, Washing
average of the squadron, especially veterinary schools in the South.
ton, D. C., to undergo a 90-
The second individual
Robert E.
the enlisted
a among person-
ce >, nel. Approximately 75 percent of MacDonald, AMSI, also a studentat day period of extended train

the ground crewmen participatedin the University, has been recommended -
L the well-organized activity of for Chief, and is anxiously ing.The training program which
the awaiting word from Bu-
squadron.Two commenced on March 5, will be
VISITS-Ensign Margo Wilkinson, the Navy's can new men, Robert J. Pers. tit conducted at 16 of the 27 activi-
didate for Jacksonville's Progress Pageant Queen is served her Burr, AA, and Kenneth L. Paf- ties of the Naval Air Reserve l.
ford, AR, were welcomed into TWO WW 11 SUBMARINESGET Training Command. Due to the
share of buffet supper during her visit at the CPO Club last Sat- '*
VS ,741 last weekend. Both are ACTIVE DUTY tremendous amount of training al-.
urday. Margo has been making personal visits at units and
Navy Jacksonville lads, the former being ready going on at NARTU Jax
installations for the past two weeks. Vallejo, Calif. AFTS) The
an employee of the Jacksonville with the two Navy and one Ma-
Coach Company while the submarines Scabbard fish and rine Reserve squadron now on ac- I
All Out Campaign To Elect MargoAs latter is a student at Andrew Lionfish, veterans of Pacific action live' military service, It was nec-
Jackson High School In WW II In Wqrld War II, are being essary to transfer the local men
Burr was in the Army as an infantry re-fitted and soon will rejoin the to Anacostia. ,

Jax Progress Pageant QueenOnly ford's first rifleman experience, but this with is Paf-the Navy's active fleet.Thursday.t $. The menjindergoing Qualify For hates the training tare

two weeks remain in which to elect Margo(;: the Navy's armed services. either Airmen Recruits, who
Four non-rated left TheallreGuide
candidate "Miss Jacksonville of 1951." men on
as will return with the required experience
Sunday afternoon for Anacostia
Personnel reminded thatnow
an to qualify them for the
is the time to rally around lie appearances at naval and Ma. Naval Air Station where, they rate of Airmen Apprentice, or Airmen
rine units and squadrons within will take a ninety-day accelerated :
Margo and buy coupons which Apprentices who will be qualified
votes. The are exchangeable the Jacksonville area. training course designed to prepare to
means coupons receive the rate of Airman.
on payment of tax for Makes Personal Visits them for advancement to March 8 The men in the higher bracket
general admission tickets to the I Among the place she has visit- their respective next higher rates "Colt 45" -:Randolph Scott will also receive much of the

big Gator Bowl historical pageant ed are NATTC, Fleet Air Wing when otherwise eligible. Friday, March 9 training that will send them on
Those taking of this "Air Cadet" _
that will be shown for six consec- 11, FASRon 6, NARTU, Cecil advantage Stephen McNally their way to a third class petty
utive nights. March 26-31. Field Green Cove, the USS opportunity were: Charles F. Saturday, March 10"Saigon" officer rating. ,
Granger, SR; Clarence C. Usry Alan Ladd
Nurse Wilkinsonwas Fleet Air Jax squadrons
Ensign Margo Carefully Screened
Jr., AR Carol W. Lewis AA andGeorge Sunday !March 11
selected to represent the course the Naval Hospital where ; ; ; The men selected for the accel-
Navy during the week-long festivities she is attached to the diet kitchen. P. Raney, SN. The latter "Royal Wedding" _.Fred Astaire lerated course were carefully
was placed in charge of the Monday March 12
by committees of civil- She has also put in appearancesat screened and tested before they
during the trip. "Ma and Pa Kettle Backon
the Officers' Club, the Chiefs'Club group
ians, enlisted and officer person were picked for this training. It is
At least two members of the the Farm" _Marjorie Main .
and appeared on the Seal- .
She has been the
nel. aiding that
campaign expected courses of this nature
squadron are looking-forward to Tues. & Wed. March 12 & 13
test Variety Show at NATTC
the out in will be
to put Navy available to'other
Auditorium.All bigger and better things. Russell "Up Front" _.._..David Wayne
front by making numerous pub- "Weekend Warrior" squadron
this might to be hard
seem members every three months and
work but Margo sees it as a won presents an excellent opportunity
derful opportunity to get acquainted r. for rapid advancement for
with the entire Navy in ___ members of, the Naval Air Re \
this area. Anything Navy is a 4 serve.
big thrill to Margo, even thoughas
a Navy nurse she is as saltyas _
the saltiest seaman. After all, Broom Ahoy!

the girl who trained in Kenyon, Fort Monmouth, N. J. AFPS) ..
PA., has only: been in the Navy l -Man the brooms, men! Your
since last October! ,
I mess supremacy has been
(Visit the Red Shield Service Ranks Second Now S' challenged successfully so, by
Her personal appeal and nat ,.
men's Club, topside, NavyeBachBus 11 sS' the ladies. For two consecutive
ural excitement over representing
Station corner Clay and Ad months, the coveted "Best Mess" '".
ams. Consult the bulletin board in the Navy in Jacksonville's 50 award of the Army's Signal] Corps
Years of Progress celebration
the club on your next visit to Center has been won by theWoman's
winning votes. In the first accounting ,
town). Army Corps detach-
she was second among 4V :
Tuesday, March 8 33 Jacksonville candidates. But ment.
Join the newly reorganized singing I
t the Navy record made availableby
,4 wheels club, trans: to the the ticket committee makesit DIVINESERVICES
rink. apparent there- is still much

r Friday, March 9 ground to cover if Margo isto .: ..
I 2000-Club talent show, solos, wear the royal diadem and reign a :
i duets comedy, riot of laughs. over the fiesta of parades, balls : : ,
f Saturday March 10 and pageant.For :
Open house ping-pong shuffleboard the period ending February AT THE STATION CHAPELS .1
; 2000, dance to the latest 28 42 complete books had
.. recordings. been sold. Of these 19 had been Protestant

Sunday, March 11 sold by the Hospital. Supply has I0930-5ervfces. All
1000.120o-Java hour; 1700, Vespers already accounted for five books Saints' Chapel -
special program with Les and 32 strips; NATTC 3 books, I i (Sunday School)
' Black, the Gospel Magician; 13 strips; O & R and ComFair- : 0915-Naval Hospital ChapeL

, 1930, singing around the piano., Jax, three books each, Fleet Air 1045:-All Saints ChapeL
Monday, March 12 Wing 11, two books, 19 strips;

Bowling club, transportation and NARTU, two books. Operations, ", Catholic
partners.Tuesday. Medical and Administration, one -- 0830-Mass, St. Edward's Chapel.
March 13 book each; Industrial relations 27
In the club, informal dancing and coupons; Communications 24 STARLET, STAR BRIGHT-If you happened to see the film 0930St. Edwards' Chapel (Cate-
"All About Eve you'll remember the blonde George Sanders Class).
,,. excellent TV.Wednesday. coupons; Marine Barracks, 9 coupons -
March 14 ; Cecil Field and Green Cove escorted about. Here she is, Marilyn Monroe, who Is preparing for l ;1030-Mass, St. Edward's ChapeL .l
Junior Hostesses in charge. are unreported. her new 20th Century pic "Will You Love Me In December." 0645-Mass at Hospital ChapeLr



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Comprisings. i From GompRon 62


Outdoor sports events and spare ribs, barbecued hot dogs,
and traditional Navy beans, was
abundance of chow cooked
an prepared by the expert hands of
over a fireplace featured an Cosnellous Parks, SDI, and JohnE.

outing for officers and en- Anderson, AN, with an able

:\ listed men of Composite assist from Paul E. Newsome,
During the past week the Pub 4

lie Works 'Department has lost Squadron Sixty-Two last weekon CS2.Other event on the program .

". five chiefs. F. R. Berry, AMC and the grounds outside Cecil which was arranged by a committee ,
J. II. Gilliam, ADC have ordersto Field. headed by 1C. V. Jollry,.
a local air group so won't be AOC included informal softball -
While most of the sports were an
far away. J. E. Livingston, ADC, of an informal nature Robert E."Pierce contest and badminton. I i
air at
has orders an
group A02, known to most men Assisting Jolley were James M. ,I
Cecil Field E. L. Donnelly ADC,
; FASRon 5 Oceania, as "Our George," and Bobby W.McAlistt'r Kite ASH, Frederick C. Albaugh
reports to teamed to PHI S. Gabbard, YN2, Leslie
r wb rdVr n up
Va., and E. L. White, ADC, re- t 'l i
J '::1 to Helicopter Squadron No. win the horseshoe'pitching honors A. Hooper, AF3, Leif N. Harris, ;
ports ATAN, Curtis Ligglns, SD2, Na-
2 at Lakehurst, N. J. for the day. 4 l
Their toughest opposition came than Sands, AE3, Arthur E. Strad- J
Hcrshell Lee, Personnel Clerk, ., from Comdr. L. W. Keith, the ley, AN. I:
has been ill and all hope he returns squadron's skipper, and Lt. M. F. ENS John R. Farrell, welfare ':
.. to work Dicks of y'
soon .
"Pat" Haley, engineering officer. and recreation officer, supervised; ;
.. .. the Blueprint .Section is ill but Another sports highlight of the the activities for the day.
back to. work this week. We're "-
Lt. John T. "Ted" Crosby and
afternoon Wail the volleyball game
certainly glad to see Mimi Bailey i; '. "' between the officers and enlistedmen Lt. (Jg) Arthur F. Conde left last

of the Design Section on the upward :':'j : with the latter emerging vic- week for a temporary tour of duty
illneSs.Our .
road since her' ; ., : torious despite the slippery footing at Whiting Field, :Florida, where
spies tell us that the stork t. : occasioned by beds of pine they will undergo transitional

visited the Emory Tuxknett'shouse : I ., .... needles. training as pilots for jet aircraft.
recently but they weren'tsure RL ':. The chow, including barbecued Lt. Crosby, who has, been the

of the sex. Congratulations! ___ .... v' _. :. ____..........__..._.m.m.. :__x squadron's administrative officer, \
Congratulations also to Chief ... -'.' ....".Y:. v .. .. is a World War II "ace" with extensive -
and Mrs. Billy Harkins on their Correctly Identify Aircraft And < '. : :,::.:':: service in the Pacific area.:
Win A Prize : : t!
new arrival. Little Sandra Jean : :. ,; ) Lt. Conde, structures and assist- -
arrived February 23 and weighed '\. ., : ant gunnery officer, is a reservistwho
a in at 6 pounds, 13 ounces.C. was recalled to active duty; ..
Former SSA Man ; ,
C. Compton, assistant Public <)j': about six months ago.
Works officer, NAB-6, was C
down state all last week Inspecting Takes Duties In ;& The squadron basketball team
some outlying fields. We deadlocked with Hospital and

understand this week that he is ,. ;.... '... N,::;.,. .;-. NATTC last week for top placein
in Georgia on more business. Legal Office HereKenneth the national division of the

Elmer Haefele, Leroy Toske I < .'; ..: ;:; : }. ':: :i Intra-Mural Basketball League ..
: :
dI .'t and Sam Dalhouse of the Design GMM1 : ,: : ... ,, The team won a forfeit game ,.:
W. Jennings ,
Division are in Sanford workingon : from VA-174' last week when
/:" '
rehabilitation prior to reac began his duties this week as <:: ; '< :' 'i. '. ..:...__ ... ,.. ..-.J: : :..: a. the latter outfit failed to makean
legal assistant to Lcdr. HowardN.
appearance; dropped a bitterly
Moore, Legal officer, in room
welcome Mildred Davis contested NATTC
We to
.. <.. Comstock into our Department. 135, main administration building Perseverance Pays Off In 50-46; and then game returned to the
(Another nickname, "Mimi"). victory column with a 49-31
Mimi is working in the Technical Jennings was a reviewer for triumph over VA-45.

Services Section as Clerk- the Social Security Administration Air News Aircraft ContestIt Bob Baer, AF3, a forward, con
Typist and was formerly with in Birmingham, Ala., at the tinued to dominate the scoring by
Public Works in Memphis. time he was recalled to active has often been said that perseverance will win in the long tallying 39 points in the last two

-' Harold E. Davis has reported duty in the Navy. During his twoyear's run and Harry R. Pissini, YNSN, has proven that statement to be I games. He accounted for one-

aboard and has been assigned experience with the SSA with, true by at last winning the aircraft identification contest after weeksof half of the scoring in the game
duty as Utility Officer in the he was primarily concerned near misses.I: with the powerful NATTC club
domestic affairs such as the va- V6pYs in"Ch 'is attached to Com-
Public Works Department. and added 16 more points to his
lidity of divorcesand marriageand FairJax material office, has beena in this area are eligible to partici- sparkling record during the game
employer-employee relation- consistent contender for top pate in the quizz and the with VA45.James .
ship.Jennings. first governing the contest are simple. *
honors in the event since
1 Lcdr. WilliamsAdministration is a graduate in law contest and just two weeks ago Here is all you have to do to win; M. Davis, AE2, veteran

of Cumberland University, Tenn., he was eliminated from first place first identify the pictured air- member of the squadron, has been
awarded his LLB craft to type, designation and
where he was after series of tough tie-breaker as transferred to FAETULANT at
degree. He received his licenseto nationality, and then phone your Norfolk Va.
questions. ,
practice in 1947. Last week's win was not an answer to either extension 8184 .
During the war he spent three Pissini either for or 216 or bring them to the Jax
one for Frederick F. Carroll, AA, of
Officer of HAS fleet duty chiefly Air News offices in the Administration
years on active experts besides himself had the Billerica, Massachusetts, joinedthe
aboard a destroyer convoying right answers at the right time, Building. squadron after completing"boot"
troops -to Europe. He also has this time Pissini was Remember that no answers will
Lcdr Joe \V. Williams Jr. however, training at the Naval
spent four years in the naval re- be accepted prior to 0900 Friday
of- just a little bit more familiar Training Station at Newport, R. I.
former Training
i Physical serve. and that contestant who at-
with aircraft recognition and answered any *
ficer, has assumed his new the tie-breaker question to tempts to beat the deadline will
Roger N. Burdick, ADI, who recently -
duties as Administration officer Coast I Guard Comes Up win the $3.00 Mainside Navy Exchange be disqualified.To returned from Korea after

of NAS, relieving Lcdr. credit coupon. eligible personnel to checkon six months of duty with the 8quad-
ChArles' G. Strum. .Wit/i/ Knotty Problem Albert J. DiBrowa, PNSN, of their answers each week, it is ron's detachment aboard the USS
the education office of VC-62, and suggested that they save their
Lcdr Strum, who had served as New York (AFPS) For those Willis D. Robbins, AN of Com- copies of the Air News. Leyte tributed in the battle area dis-

m..._..._...._...........__._* who like attempting to solve mys- FairJax general office were the cigars last week coincidental -
R miyw. -- m.u.-, teries the U. S. Coast Guard offers other contestants who teamed with the announcement
1 A .1 the following teaser. with Pissini to identify the top Leave Cars At Home that he is the father of a son.
The youngest is the third child forhe
When the Bamegat Lightshipwas the British Brigand torpe-
I plane Tells Inductees
Army Burdicks, who also have two
> blown off station during a recent do-fighter the center view as the

<<'" storm, it was necessary to Russian IL-12 transport and the Washington (AFPS)Inductees laughters. .
haul her anchor But here's the U. S.
up remaining picture as soldiers have been
and other new Frank W. Shults Jr.
AM2 re-
what was found: A perfect over Air F XB-47 strato-jet
5 or c e cautioned by the Army not to joined the
1 hand knot in the one and one-half bomber.It automobilesto squadron after com-
take privately leting a six months course at the
inch anchor chain, a hundred feet was encouraging to note training centers ,,,
reception or IM "B" school at :
from the anchor. the increased number of contestants when reporting for duty. I Tenn.
Old salts agree it would be last week from various
pretty hard to use the lightshipr units and squadrons who previously The Army pointed out that fa-

for that matter, the anchor, on had evidence no par- ilities for parking are limited. It Traffic Violations ",
the running end of a knot. ticular interest in competing in was also explained to new ServIcemen -
Anyhow, it took a 20-ton lane the quiz. that there will be little opportunity -
\, to: untie the knot. Remember that all personnel : to use their automobiles. Listed below are traffic viola-
committed aboard this sta

tj+ 1LA tlon March for the 2. period February 23o .l

Multiple Offense: J. H. Getreu,
- .. t AL2; R. S. Bird, AD3; M R. .'

1 .larly, ALl; L. G. Walters, SD1' ,
....J R.; G. Westerfield, A02; M. RaIDS ..A-

Lcdr. Williams AL2.
Illegal or Improper Parking. : L. t
t.. Administration officer for the P. Harris. ATC: R. Brooks AD2;
past 28 months, leaves here to Ens. R. W. Wilier; G. P. Blake,
undertake his new assignmentwith '
Commander, Air Force, U. S. N.Reckless
( Driving: W. P. Boggs, ,
j '
Atlantic Fleet, Norfolk, Va. AT2. 1
/ His present tour of duty Is not air Speeding: J. McCloud; .J, Brake,
Lcdr. William first at NAS ;; rgQ, ,, PHG2; E. H. Bunn; A. R. Carson. ",
Jax. He served previously in 1943 t Failure to Stop for Stop Slgm

45, after serving with Carrier Air R. D. Peercy, AA; C. W. Bennett, ,
Group 19. After leaving here in CK3; J. L. Almond; U. L. Enter- .:
1945: he went aboard the USS kin. AL3; A. G. Tyler, ADAN; E. "

Antientem (CV-36)) and then entered A. Bright; L. I. Huggins; G. M.offers ;t,
,1. General Line School at Newport ; J. H. Silver; D. Com- '
R. I. mlsso; C. A. Jenkins, AM2; F. A. f
He returned to Jacksonville in Smelt. HM2. '

June 1950 as Physical Training. Failure to Possess Proper Opators :.
officer. License: O. A. Plait, ET1. 4,
Failure to Keep to Right: D.
Lcdr. Williams entered the Navy sc ipso.

In February 1941 under the 'Avja- I

Lion Cadet Program and received Retired Sgt.: "Daughter that
his commission in September of
---- young> soldier friend of yours stays ,
< at Pensacola. i
the sam
His first tour of duty was-:at CHEER FOR. HOSPITAL :PATIENTSThe first load of 250 radios donated by residents of too other} late said when anything he calls.to(Hasn't about your l

NAS New Orleans, La., after Jacksonville for patients at the N: 'aval Hospital here is shown belnt; delivered to Capt. Dwight J. T" you "

which he was assigned to ,NAS 'Wharton, commanding officer of Naval Hospital, left, by Ted Chapo eau, right, WMBR disc jockey Daughter: "Yes, father-mother
Norman Okla. before ;Joining Air who"plugged the program. Left t right are Captain Wharton; Mrs. Richard Tobin, Hospital Rec- hasn't =
the Army changed a
J Normandy Theatre manager who assisted in the project; William says
Group 19. Lcdr U a native of reatlon division; Danny Deaver bit."
Caddo Mills, Texas. l Shelly,,who got the sets In workl njr order and Ted Chapeau.

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Page Four JAX AIR NEWS March 8, 1951 I.r


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-----j :. :" '..:F:; ; .i: ; .. f. VF-41 Reports .
( v" ,, :. i :; I

With this premier editionof Scouting The Squadrons

"Six Bits" which will give I

the straight scoop on who's Robert R. Garvey, AA, was hands. Decontamination procedures

who and what's what with informed recently by the : and additional health hint

Fasron Six, we take our leaveof Chief of Naval Personnel that I were also included. Copies of the t\

the "Scouting The Squadrons" his score in' the Naval College "Dope Sheet" were distributed
throughout the and
column. Aptitude Test was sufficiently -
personnel are already looking
high to qualify him forward to future issues

Congratulations To Homer R for further processing whichis 'Doc" Colesantl's home address

Parker, PRC, of the Fasron 6 necessary for the final selection -: is '2024 Benedict Avenue, Bronx,
parachute loft who submittedthe New York City. He attended James
of enlisted
NItO'1Ccandidates :
winning name for the column, Monroe High School and Bronx Vocational

The final selection was made by School, both in the Bronx,
Comdr. E. M. Morgan, Commanding Provided that the remainder of before Joining the Navy, In Novemr' "
officer and Lcdr. T. H. the rigid requirements are met, ber, 1942.

Abbott, executive officer of the a; 4 B Buw Carvey will be ordered to reportto A graduate of both the Basic
squadron.. the U. S. Naval School, Acad- and Advanced Hospital Corps
w amy and College Preparatory, 'Schools, U S. Naval Hospital, ..
MACH Aldorus J. Tidd and at? Newport, Rhode Island, about June Portsmouth, Virginia, Colesanti received -
George J. Fedor, AA, have qual- .15,. 1951. his boot training at Sampson .'
ified for their high school diplo- M, 4 Garvey, who calls Route 11, Min- New York. -

mas through the USAFI General < x neapolis, home, was graduatedfrom Prior to reporting' to VF-41 from .

Harry Education E. Pernell Development, ADC (AP)tests., has _1:". ._ n.... .............. ,,,. "" ,"..v,,:__ I Minnesota Osseo in High May, 1950.School A, letterman Osseo-, duty the USS stations Grand included Canyon, Colesantl's the U. S.

just completed his course in Na- FIRST INSPECTION Kear Adm. Alfred E. Montgomery, in football and baseball his Naval Hospital, Charleston, S. C.,
val Orientation and Hugh Dun- Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville, front accompanied by Lcdr.. senior year, Garvey was also presi- Submarine Base, New London
can, ADC, not only passed the William E. Fly, commanding officer of Vi'-22, inspects personnelof dent of the school's 4-H Club for a Conn., the USS Guam and the USS
high school USAFI test but also Carrier Air Group Four in the ftfst administration-material Inspection year and a half. Franklin.

finished the first and second since the air croup's commissioning in September 1950. Garvey entered the Navy on When In dress uniform, Colesanti

year college level test success- July 10, 1950, ,and received his recruit wears the Good Conduct Medal, ,

fully. First Class Of Instructors training Great Lakes, Illinois ((with one star), a Navy Unit
and then reported to VF-41 Commendation, World War II Vic- ..
The educational officer, head-
for duty. His present duties con- Medal American Theatre
tory and
ed by CHGUN Robert L. George, Graduated at NATTCenterThe sist of being a line crewman in the Asiatic-Pacific Theatre Medal
has moved to building 410 to the squadron. with four stars
make room for new personnel. ... .
Showing of movies to all divis- Naval Air Technical This four week course dubbed 'Doc's :Medical Dope Sheet No. Lt. Ralph }-[. Koontz, Ordnance
ions will continue as soon as the Center graduatedits School is in which
Training "Charm one 1" made its appearance in this Officer, Ensign Paul T. Smith,
equipment is set up again. class of instructors the men become familiar with squadron this The
first qualified weex. mimeographed First Lieutenant and Ensign Wal-
last Friday, to fill basic and advance teaching tech bulletin, first of a long ter Hatfleld, Assistant Personnel
The supply department lost niques used in the Navy's Class A series, was the work of Nicholas .,
Officer, were detached this week J.
one of their well liked men, vacancies in air schools to be and B schools. Colesanti, ILM1, who is attachedto and
ordered to
Larry L. Moran, AKAN, who conducted at that command. Gerald Darrlng, ATC and Ray VF,41, but currently on TAD for duty. squadron

has received his orders for sea. Captain Lester K. Rice, com mond Martin, AMC were given the orders to the NAS dispensary. With their departure, Ensign
Well known around the intramural officer of NATTCenter, honor of conducting the completedfirst
manding Dope No. 1 contained an Warren J. Ackerman, who was for-
snorts loop, Moran has delivered a short congratulatory class of instructors in Jax. article called "First Aid Treatment merly Assistant Ordnance Officer, ..., A.
starred for Fasron 6 n Softball, message in which he commendedthe In addition to the three R's the of Casualties From Atomic was made Ordnance Officer and
basketball and touch
men on their progress and student-instructors are enteringinto tombing" which was most Informative Ensign Ted G. West Is now First
football.S. wished them well in their future the teaching field with of
more and Interest to all Lieutenant at VF-41.
positions as instructors in the Aviation than adequate knowledge of the
The instrument
flight training Ordnance (AO), and Sup- three P's principles, presentation '
division has separated from the First
maintenance division and joined ply Airmen (AN) schools at the and practice, of educational InspectionFor

with operations. Lt. Charles center. technique. Air Group 4 1'------1 .
Adair is at the helm with Jack I

Bruce ADC, his right hand man Installs Big AVERT CARDS TO ComFairJax

in the line. shack.* Navy ADVISE CITIZENSIN By

Carrier 'Air ("Satlori Dialogue" provides an -
Group at Cecil
600-in. TelescopeTo
A "welcome home"
sign was AIR ATTACK for and civil-
Field opportunity military
was inspected by Com- '
hung up in the jet shop for Ton mander ian personnel of NAS to voice their
Washington (AI"PS-The Government Fleet Air Jacksonville,
Geselli ADI and Frank J. Lo- Heavens
ADC who has begun the printingof Rear Admiral Alfred E. Mont- opinion of a question put to them
desky, recently returned -
aboard from Jet School at Washington (AFPS) The millions of "alert cards," tell gomery and his staff February by a Jax Air News reporter), I
what to do In of air Today's question is: "Do you
Memphis, Tennessee. Navy is installing a 600-inch radio ing case an 23.This
the first administra- thlpk there are such things as
was fly-
Samuel B. Sauls, ADAN, who telescope at the Naval Research raid, fordistributlon in the United "
tive-material ?
Ing saucers
that ,
shipped over for six more years Laboratory here as the latest advance States.
CVG Four Edward Kozlouskl, MNSN Faa-
The household cards 'to commanded by ,
this week is an ardent guitar in a program of "radio as- hangon
Comdr. Sam E. 109 "Of ;
Clark\had ron :
player who practices at the barracks tronomy" started in 1946 in an the kitchen door, are five
and half inches wide and nine since its commissioning in Sep- course seeing ii
regularly each evening. effort to extend the range of astronomical '
inches The individual cards tember of 1950. Relieving, and Itaven't
(Those lucky boys!) observations.The long. ,
The squadron bowling team radio telescope recedes to be carried in wallets and The inspection was conducted seen one
by Commander Fleet Air Jack- yet. I really don't
lost their first to NARTU pocketbooks, measure two inches
game radiations of energy from the :
Marines but snapped back last sun, moon and stars, most of wide and three and a half inches chief, inspector Admiral with Montgomeryas .think there Js "
Comdr. such
a thing. It
to defeat the long.
Thursday evening
which cannot penetrate theearth' '
William R. Leonard, Commander !a something else
Hospital team. atmosphere to be studied .
Air 17
Group assisting. C 'lying around
While talking about sports-
by classical astronomy and Group Squadron commanders > .hrough the air.
Pilots oi VF-12
Engine build-up announces a new the conventional telescope and
departmental heads
were You, nor anyone
Acey Duecy champion. Henry P. Instead of the usual concave
also in the
inspecting party |.>lse can make me
Osman ADC has outplayed all I y
optical mirror used In conventional .
contenders and the First to Land b e li lucre is
now wears telescopes, the radio tele- hH'a
Ed Kozlowski thing.
crown.. scope uses ,a concave metal reflector Cecil Begins have yet to talk to anyone who has
and a radio receiving an "
Our white hat of the week Is The radiations from Jets At NightNaval seen one. I
space Alfred Loiter ADI E2 Divi-
Dean M. Miller, ADAN. Miller, are detected by an extremely Red Cross' .
sion: "I don'tthink
who hails from Ottumwa Iowa
sensitive radio receiver, and recorded aviation history was they are

on a moving strip of paper. made recently when all the pilots real.,And if I saw '
of Fighter Squadron 12, Fund DriveThe 'I
Lane one I wouldn't believe
Artillery first enlisted in the Navy in June qualified for night carrier op- it. I think
19498 and sent to San
was Diego in
erations their twin-engined
annual Red Cross Mem people are seeing I
for recruit training. From San
to jet fighter planes while operating bership campaign at Cecil Field things when they
Players AppearIn Diego, he went to AD 'A school aboard the USS Oriskany I
underway last Friday morning say they saw
iu Memphis, Tennessee and was (C7-34)). (got
with a conference of depart- them in the air. N
then transferred to Fasron 6.
Led by Comdr. T.
HereA mental representatives in the [ think someone
Comedy Well known around the squadron Macomber, commanding offi-
conference room of the adminis- is experimenting I
Dean is an excellent volley- cer of VF-12, the pilots becamethe
ball player. His present assign- tration building. with som e s o r t of
recent Broadway success, first complete day fightersquadrort Plans were discussed and device but
ment is working in th; maintenance per- fly-
"For Love Or Money," will be office and his present am- for flying carrier Banshees to fected 'at the meeting. Lcdr. ing saucers, No! Al Lasiter I

.presented by St. Augustine's bition is to make third cass and qualify tions. night opera- Samuel P. Holiday, station chap- Miss Arrhnn Sparks_ _(cashier__
famous Artillery Lane Play- also ship over for 'six' in June. lain, chairman of the committee [Navy JIOxcnangel"I + ;
the conference and don't think
house at the NATTCenter au- introduced Allen G. Scarborough, there is such a :.

ditorium Wednesday, Mar. 21. Red Cross Field Director of NAS thing as a flying ..

"For Love Or Money" is another Jax, who stressed the fact saucer. I once
delightful comedy by F. Hugh n the only source of income of that 1 read an article in
Herbert whose "Kiss And Tell" Red Cross was from its i popular maga-

has delighted thousands both as ships and contributions.II. II zine and it al-
a play and as a movie.It Comdr. Carson Hawkins, Cecil II riost had me con-
is the story of Preston Field commanding officer, has rinced. Peopletalk

Mitchel, a prominent Broadwayactor a a t heartily endorsed the annual roll about them,
whose luxurious Long .h call and has urged the personnelto I people report see-

give its whole-hearted support .... .__. ,
Island home is one night invadedby ."' .A. '<->'n-- I ng them, but
a woebegone and hysterical also stressing the fact that Miss Sparks lothing further
young girl who is walking home President Truman has designated 1
happens. ,
the month of March as Red >
from a too-eventful party.
CWO Henry E. !:Smalllng: (Oper-
The girl's name is Janet Blake,, I Cross Month. ations Contiol.
a dentist's receptionist, and she Plans are to contact 'every'r... Tower) : "I think i s'
loves the "National Geographic"and ion, military and civilian 'at .Ce- what the
poems of Edgar Guest. In cil and to effect a 100'pertcoverage
short, she represents everything of the station and flee. ) see' is some typeof

outside of the brittle, sophisti activities. ,; W: )(I'5 experimental j'
plane, that is in
cated world of the theatre. The committee consists of
I Chaplain Chairman Lt.: the making. People -;
The dialogue is bright and witty Holiday, .
the characters sketched with I J (jg) H. E. SmithJ.; H;) +ti lei, are constantIT

friendly satire, and the plot i iF is I AD2; J. Mazerakc-ACl} .W.4 F seeing some;:
Mikael, AD1 P. .,",rrington,' thing and they
deftly built through a series oi g ;
highly amusing situations to itt: J&: __ HM2; Thomas E. 'Holli;;',Jt E. a*n't .all, be

very satisfactory climax. FIRST CUSTOMER Capt. Lester K. Rice, commanding ,officer Melvin, MM2; Miss'.DorU .Nor* wrong. At least
"For Love Or Money" 11., 1 of NATTC, looks over the merchandise at the newly opened ton; J. A. Ray': Scott';Wrayj J. a certain percenj j
play written In the best traditiorof I NATTC Navy Exchange branch. The Captain was the first customer W. Fry QM2; 1!. E.Offenhauser, tage
high comedy The clerk is Joyce Talley, AOC and W O. Jones,.SDU WK must have seen *> ,"

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March 8, 1951 JAX AIR Page Five

e j.r -Air Group 17 Tex Beneke Brings Ok

(Continued from Page 1) I I

this command to rally to 1U sup

port.Partial. reports have been mad< For Dances Next Week ,

to date from'O&R, Supply, Marine ..

Barracks and the Dental Depart- < Tex Beneke, who five year '
ment. Chaplain Charles Dittmar, ? G tive lifetime."
Mw ago took over the baton of th
chairman of the overall campaign Glenn Miller orchestra, will appear Then, shortly before the out- 1
1. on the station; Urges his sub-corn' with his entire ensemble tc reak of the war, Glenn began
mitjee to see that all personnel in+ play for dancing for enliste o. think it was time Tex should ,.1
,their departments are contacted ? r. : men Tuesday night at mainsidi 'o out on his own and they fre- \
and given the opportunity to mak auditorium and for officers th< ;uently discussed the possibility -1
their contributions, I following night. >f Tex starting his own band. ,

The Red Cross membership campaign Today Tex Beneke and his or, rhe tragedy of war brought this .'1
will continue through March bout much sooner than Glenn
chestra have been accepted by; ';
which has been designated "Rec +ir Texhad, anticioated.Such .
the public not only in lieu 01
Cross Month") by President True Glen Miller's band but also as Beneke discs as ."St. 1
man. The organization depends entirely one of the nation's foremost or Louis Blues March," "Blues in ,

upon) memberships and contributions : chestras. Wherever the Benek the Night:.... March" "I Can- Dream J"
for its support deriving band plays it is greeted by former '"- 1

no other funds from other corn Glenn Miller fans who are
biped charity drives. appreciative of Tex's efforts to

... During the last fiscal year Red+ keep his music alive, but mor

.. Cross workers with the Armed+ important are the new fans wh ,,.
:Forces at home and abroad bandied recognize Tex as a fresh person \,
210,000 cases and service requests ality in the music business wit!
each month; Chapter Home< Y a style and personality all his ),
Service workers handled 66.f00cases own.
; and Red Cross recreation Tex admits that leading a bam
programs operated) in 111 military; CAUGHT BY LIFE PIIOTOGRAPIIER-Enslgn Ralph Slues was one of his life's ambition;
hospitals. The program cost $17 and wife Betty JOSN, both of NAS pose for a cover portrait of "But I wanted the kind of a ban
154,800. LIFE magazine while George "Slim" Arons, free lance photographer that Glenn Miller had, and I
on assignment for LIFE, takes the photo. The couple will be realized it would be virtually; 1
featured in the March 19 issue of LIFE magazine complete with impossible to duplicate the magnificent -
Baseball Camp story of Uncle Sam's WAVES and life of a Navy couple in general. musical machine the A
Glenn had built. Therefore I decided -

.. (Continued from Page 1) SANFORD LT. LEARNS HOW TO to remain with him for mMho's ; "]

Frank McCaffrey, Naval Air r
Station intramural director anc _.... ... ,1
baseball-basketball coach, will behead + ) Who I i Tex Beneke
coach of the camp for the+
second straight year. Lcdr. Harry Reverting a deactivated Na Can't I" and "Can I Canoe You

Knickelbine, Physical Training val Air Station back to active now is beginning to qualify as a In Defense | Up The River" have sold millions :.
officer at NAS, has been named first rate chaplain. of copies, to set the band up as .
,t camp director. Coaches will bt status has its problems. Everyone has troubles, according (This Is the second in a eerie of one of the outstanding attrac- "'
supplied by the Navy and the Lt Oscar F. Nicholson resident to Lt. Nicholson who is at- biographical Introductions on the tions on records. In the pre-war .

City Recreation department. officer in-charge-of-constructor tached to the staff of Capt. Wal- loaders who make up the nation'Defense days, the Glenn Miller band .
at Naval Auxiliary Air Station( ter Eckburg, Sixth Naval Dis- Department). racked up 'a similarly enviable .;..
Sanford Fla. should know. disc sale with such outstanding ?
ALTHOUGH trict officer-in-charge of construction -
no major league Omar N. Bradley .
stars, scouts or representativesare %Lt. Nicholson, who has beer at Charleston, S. d General of the Army spinning saucers" as "Chattanooga "-
able to be present for the given the job of rehabilitating Reactivation of Sanford is forc- Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Choo Choo "Tuxedo

first session Saturday, it has been the auxiliary air station before i it ing the various enterprises there, Staff Commander 12th Arm;; "In The."Mood" and :.
announced that the New York Gi is reactivated around May 1, car including a Fellowship Front of Group during World War II, largest I
ants will send representatives tc now qualify as "trouble shooter 400 old folks, a huge dress fac- body of American soldiers) even
the second meeting to be held No. 1' 5 tory, and the New York Giants : serve under a single field commander Icky, Sticky, Goo!

March 17. I 'In addition to his task of get baseball training camp to seek Administrator of VA Victoria B. C., (AFPS) The
The policy) of inviting major ting in shape the barracks, mess other refuge. "Where will I go.( 1945 to 1948 Army Chief 'of bus driver saw red. When John
league personages to the local hall, all buildings and facilities, wha: ,will I do, and how do I Staff 1948 to 1949. Gordon buzzed to signal his stop,

camp was established in its first including the runways! Lt. Nich get there", are questions asked Graduated from Vest Point iiDlass the bus glided smoothly past it.
in 1949 and has olson has other troub es. : daily of Lt. Nicholson, and again driver and
year met with of 1915 Served as majo Mr Gordon ups to the
One can say he is the fire "How about this and how about I Confirmed of
popular approval.) Although several World War the contents a ketchup
f during pours
- ./. other chief police chief, chief of, the that and what does the Navy in- busman'shead.
major league camps as five-star general September bottle on the surprised
staff of
CO with -' -
have been contacted here in Flor watch, acting a 1950 Was classmate of Mr. Gordon Is doing 30 .
ida, no commitments have been one or two mail orderly-and General Eisenhower.Born days. .. :

made as yet. However, officials B'eb. 12, 1893, in Clark,
are endeavoring! to bring these Mo. Married Mary Quayle 01
major league performer; to the Earl Wilson Moberly, Mo., and has a daughte Jams Readies
third, fourth and fifth outings.
I Amateur Slww 'J'JFillCll
Y Jumped from lieutenant colone:

Congress Acts On Bill Says I to: brigadier general in 1941 an
appointed Commandant of The In: Round"The "I
To Allow Free Gifts
tantry' School Inaugurate( .
Scotch lieutenant ,, ,
Definition of a chance of a lifetime"which ;
Washington (AFPS) Servicemen system+ of Infantry Officer Candidates
: A close shavetail.A SN of VF- ,q
( Don Adams,
than 45,00
which more
have two more years in by
which they can send into-the U. received commissions before en 42 was reported in last week'sJax
S.-without import tax-bona girl who holds onto her youth jf World War II. Air News to have given up

fide individual gifts valued at not today has got to have a rela- After North African campaign may be his after all. '1
more than $50. tive on the draft board. The # invaded Sicily with II Corps, Jul; Don, who won the first stage '

Congress passed the legislation best way to stay sober is by nixing < 10, 1943 Invaded Normandy performance of: Tommy Tucker's

unanimously and cent the bill to drinks. 'j' ; .. .;it' France, with the 1st Army, Jun Talent Hunt, presented from
the White House for signature.The / 6 i, 1944 Smashed into Brittan;;r the stage of the Florida theatre
action extends the present ex- There's the story about an In- ..1._ L,.. to; quicken downfall of Germany. February 26, announced that he'
dian who lost his girlfriend to Among decorations holds Dis would not be able to come back ,)
original emption two expiration more years date beyond of June its another brave and got so mad, he Lt. Nicholson ,Anguished Service Medal will the following week to competefor 1

was known around the reservationas tend to do about this and that two Oak Leaf Clusters, Navy Dis more honors.

a squaw loser. On and on it goes. inguished Service Medal, Legion However a change of Navy ..
oriSON A Broadway paratrooper says If it keeps up Lt. Nicholson is of Merit with Oak Leaf Cluster plans, much to Don's happy satisfaction .
TAKES UP he knows a producer who Just going to put in for a good supplyof Silver Star and Bronze Star Med gave the young VF-42 }
signed a girl with pen and mink Chaplain chits. il; 12 foreign decorations, and II lad another chance and he appeared ',
WHERE FATHER .,. With the new bathing suits for I degrees from colleges and univer on the second amateur
women, the thigh's the limit ilties. (AFPS). talent show Monday night. !

LEAVES OFFThe Denise Darcel tells about the + BREEZES"I + Boy: A noise with dirt on it. He was adjudged the winner y
man whose sight was failinghiseyes for the second straight week. :
of one Liteky were on their last legs. suppose you've been inthe Thus he will come back to compete -
name may Navy so long you're accustomedto Man: "I can't see what keeps yet]
be erased from the rolls of Naval in the finals of the local
from freezing.
service, but another has come Vanishing American A guy sea legs? girls Girl "You're not supposed to.." show early in, May. The young
on to carry on the tradition as who fails to show up at his draft "Honest, Lady, I wasn't even : baritone won Monday with his
of board An advertising man pro- looking "
Charley Liteky, eldest son field used rendition of "That's My Desire.
this "Remember, dear,,, The sergeant maps
- Charles Liteky, ADC of posed way with pinheads and explained that The winner of the local ama-
the last Fri this is the last day of this astounding asked the centenarian
entered Navy The reporter each teur contest gets a free trip to
it; was symbolic pinhead
day just as his father left it after offer. It isn't hard : "To what do you attribute epresented recruit. New York and a chance to appear I
31 and one-half years service. to meet expenses, You meet them your longevity?" erne. on Ted 'Mack's Original ..j''

.. The elder Liteky, who practically everywhere. S SC "Well, I don't know yet," repliedthe "I wish we'd get a few ship Amateur Hour. Adams has already -
grew up with Naval: ancient. "I'm still negotiatingwith necked sailors washed ashore," appeared on The Original
A Marine ran into a so richhe's f
aviation, was placed on the dis- guy three drug manufacturers mused the cannibal chief. "What 1need Amateur, which was broadcast f
ability retired list after his long got 'somebody to carry and two brands of liquor ." > is a good dose of salts." from NAS February 15.: ,.
stint which he began in Cleveland his grudges for him. .. _
SC ----
Ohio in September 1919. .
Why is it that a woman who can
His duties have taken him far ,
keep a secret always tells It to
-wide covering Europe, Asia
and andNew a woman who can't? A chorine -
Africa. South Seas
North : the draft is "
that .
,'' 3 ataMrf;< He' has served' : .
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a' Yright1'USS De- taking so many of her boy friends, % rai '"
she's willing to play post office
1 .t on, USS'Yqrfc.Hor. : f
to USS ,. withsecond. class males.
1. } T. i Joan Diener says that Air Force
n men's uniforms may have charged
'II l he ,was
I color-but a lot of them still have
at deck
the same designs.
org played (Copyright Post-Hall Syndicate,
an NYC 1951)
an { al,, Doo- ,

lit to.jnemorChief. Sign In laundry window: "We do ,

abl \'he' > battles not tear your clothes with machinery -

Lit of al and the We do it carefully by

tin, at which hand. _
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weri to swim in the for your Host spoon: "Why in your are finger you bowl washing" I BEATING TilE DEADLINEand -- to get all their necessities before the Increase In clothing y:,

,.l it, a ours by Destroyer Guest: "So won't get egg allover bedding prices took effect la st Thursday, these lads lined up like this throughout the day last .

wat U ,I aVk :;. my pocket." Wednesday. With short notice, p ricer at small stores went up M hifh-as 100 percent on some article


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Jax Ring Squad

<;Ff Has Rough GoingIn

State Meet 1- i-

Going up against stiff competition .
V VI I 3 11k including some of the fin-
iFkea est in the land, with a minimum 'P
of previous fights under their -
belts, Jacksonville's ring teem _\
found the going rather rough at
the Golden Gloves eastern eliminations
in New York last week,
With _Ed Nellls L.43 Y' Y. with but one battler surviving. his
Back in the days when most of us were first learning r first fight.
The local team, composed entirely
the game of baseball we just took.a ball and a bat and some of Navy personnel who won
a of the "guys" in the block went out to the nearest vacant lot\ their way to the New York meet
and started to play. Some got a little training from the CYC by virtue of their clean sweep in ..

and YMCA programs and some from the public schools but! but local one competition win in nine, came appearances back with, -

for the most part it was a rather haphazard kind of school with all but Jim Seiple of Green
ing. Cove failing to get by their first

All of us had some big league star as an idol and probably <. opponent.Lack of formidable competitionin

a team all picked out on which we wanted to play if our local competition, may have

big break ever came. ..... _._ been the answer to the ,locals'
I1I'U.r.A.loJf'" t: ....... .a -t.w..w: showing.
Some years ago this situation produced a program known
John Bernard, Fred Farr and
Tom team captain of Jax
as a "boys baseball school" which has grown up all over the Navy's volleyball squad, receives the first of Individual trophies Joe Martin represented NAS,
country. Three years ago the first such school started for given the NAS squad for placing: second in the state AAU volley- while Green Cove Springs sent ra
boys in the Jacksonville area. Known as the Jax-Navy Base ball meet held at Tampa last Saturday. Doc. Danforth, regional Jim Seiple, Bob Parker, Bob
Perkins Bob Ritter Ted
ball Training Camp, the program is jointly sponsored by the director makes the presentation. Front row,_ left to right, are O'Neal. ,Although all eight and men "
Nunn Kenneth Bill Willis,
Woody Woods, Kie Finnell, Jim Green
City of Jacksonville and the Navy. and Joe Simons. In the back, left to right. Bill Godwin, Ralph were eliminated in tough fights, "
Recreation department and the Binczak and John Cram. there is much more to the story
Personnel from the City Callahan, Ray Winstead, Joe than meets the .
... Naval Air Station have worked together to produce what we In the first eye.night of action
hope will this year be the finest program of the series. 'Jim Seiple, fighting in the 118

The primary purpose of the program is to teach the Volleyball Combine Gains gong from class, Miami outpointed in their Johnny bat

boys of the area the elements of baseball but basicaly thereis tle. It was Seiple's fight all the
far more than that to it. The Training Camp will meet 2nd Spot i in, State Meet may as he cut down. the Miami

five consecutive Saturdays beginning this week. Paced by "splker" Ralph Callahan and "set-up man" Jim Nunn, lad.Bob Ritter put up a game fightin
Upwards of 500 boys will participate in 'the meetings. the NAS volleyball team 'camptured second place in the Florida State his tangle with George Wilson'
Perhaps one of the youngsters of the school will become a AAU volleyball tournament held at Tampa last Saturday. Florida from N. Y. in the 126 pound class, '
big leaguer but even if none of them ever play organizedball State University won the. bunting: for the second straight year. but just couldn't overcome the ;i'
their into the II. Wilson. Ritter
Blasting way experienced gave
they will be better because of having attended the nals with wins over the West they met the Tampa sextet in a plenty of punishment and absorbed
Training Camp. They will be at least better fans because Palm Beach YMCA, St. Petersburg semi-final event. some punishing blows and
they know the game. YMCA and Tampa YMCA,, By substituting a complete new was finally knocked out in 1:10 of
is to demonstrate the Navy team worked hard to team against Tampa,' team Cap the final round.
academic of the designed
The part program
win the feature event, but the Joe Martin had his fight won
to the boys and then let them practice their newly overall speed, spirit and skill of tain Tom Abbott rested his start easily until his legs gave out and
acquired knowledge of the practical factors of baseball. The the FSU Seminoles was too muchto ing quintet as the relief team made him an easy target for John
kids are taught to correctly throw, run, hit, slide, and to overcome. slammed their way past the impotent Biancamello a 135 pounder. Martin i

cover the various positions. In addition they also get to meeta West Palm Beach YMCA, the the Tampa squad with an 11-6 but registered his legs folded a great in first the second.-round s

lot of the big league players that are on hand to demonstrate first Jacksonville opponent sailors encountered fell easily by under victory and a 110 win. By vir- and so did his victory. e
their specialties.This the smooth teamwork of the tue of their win over Tampa the Bob Perkins lost a very close
Navy team gained another crackat fight to Louis Rand hailing from
worthwhile program is a non-profit project that Navy team. the FSU Seminoles in the tournament Newark, N. J. in the 175-pound
has done a lot to make for good relations between the Cityof Next on the agenda for the championship match. class. It was a close one all the
Jacksonville and the Naval Air Station, as well as gaining NAS squad was a tough that St. Pet had Vicious drives and excellent way.
ersburg aggregation In the 160 pound division Phil
teamwork the NAS had
by squad
nationwide acclaim. first roundof
drawn a bye in the
Parker lost a sensational savage
the Florida State sextet
play. Taking gameof Braelow
tight to Harry hailing
the first of the championship
The Jacksonville entry in the Eastern Golden Gloves the St. Petersburg match, 15-9 match game, but the college from Miami. Both boys gave
on the strength of the strong net brutal blows throughout the three
boxing did not make a very formidable showing winning only Abbot and John boys reorganized their offense and
of Tom his
play Parker
rounds. tagged more
of the individual fighters put on a managed to win the with a
one bout but several very Cram the Jax Navy squad was game experienced foe to the canvas in
good show. Perhaps the biggest factor in the defeat of the set back in the second game when 15-13 tally. the first round and then hit the
Jax pugilists was a lack of experience. Not so much a lack St. Petersburg took a 17-15 vic- The college sextet annexed the floor twice in the second.
of experience in previous encounters, but in the weeks im- tory. The deciding game of the second game of the match and The three battlers got byes In
three-game match was swept by the tournament championship. the first round to reach the quarterfinals -
mediately preceeding the fights. One of the boys on the team .the sailors with an easy, 15-6 Ralph Callahan and Jim Nunn which produced a carbon
gained his berth by virtue of no competition in his weight score and the Navy team went in- (Please Turn to Pare 8, Col. 4) (Please_ Turn to Page 8, Col. 4)
class in the local meet. Some of the others had only one fight. to the semi-finals of the championship "uu..u.u.______ ___u- .'- -PY F --
The boys were all in tip-top physical condition and most bracket against the FSUsquad : '

of them were well trained but that final something that ,Two quick defeats at the hands i.:
comes only from being in the ring was evidently lacking. Most of the college crew from FSU, I
of the opponents were in possesion of it and that proved to who had swept the tournamentfor s
the second straight year,
be the deciding
dumped the hard fighting sailors
Even though the team did not secure a winner in the into the losers' bracket of the I
meet all of the entries gave to the best of their ability and double elimination tourney where

therefore deserve a goodly amount of praise.
'... >> The station volleyballers came out of the state AAU 96 Entered ., ;

tournament in second place losing to a powerful Florida
State University team. The local l boys have played a whaleof In I Station

a lot of volleyball this year as in the past and for their
efforts in the tourney we wish to extend to all of them a I Golf MeetA s

"well done".
field of 96 linksmen, one of
The station golf links is to be the scene of one of the !the largest entries in recent years,
largest station open golf meets in a long time. At present began vying this week golf in the tournament station -

there are 96 entries with no real favorite in sight. Play has ,championship with first round matches expected .

been divided into five fights. to be completed by Sun :.,11

Defending champ Wright North will be on hand, but all day.Three 3 l''
of the other entries will be out to wrest the crown from him. flights, each Including for 321 :
golfers, have been arranged
NAS Jax has one of the finest golf programs of any initial play. Winners of the present I
military establishment in the country. A beautiful wellcaredfor first[ flight will automatically move

18 hole course is available and the necessary equipmentsuch Into the championship flight in the, with first i
the losers being placed rINTRAMURAL
as clubs and bags can be obtained for use. flight.[ The championship flight will

Many of the finest golfers in the Navy have been sta- be played without handicaps.
tioned at NAS one time or another in their careers. And a 1 Thirty-two golfers will likewisevy
large number of those stationed here at present are first I for berths in the other two
flights with the loafers being demoted SCRAMBLE-Will Ro Ma-
class golfers. to next lower flight. Players fines seems to be signaling that-a-way to,,Jtilh Be goes .
Last week the local varsity golfers downed the Univer- will eventually be divided up after one with Bob Reins of VP-3 do bole In ,\
sity of Florida linksters on the local course. into five flights. American League action. VP-3 won the '


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Fliers Drop Meet Opener;

I:' it. 74 74T ; a. Win 2nd From CharlestonAlthough

losing their first game in the Southern Area. .
'? +t
ix: t iwzt. Eliminations of the 6 ND tournament play, the Jax Fliersare

still in the running, as they came back strong to defeat
k. Charleston. 8359to. vive them a possible chance to reach
the finals.:

stanza just seconds old, the Ma-
The Fliers opened with Parria
rines picked up where they had
Island Marines at NATTCenter
.t left off and once more. got their
auditorium Monday night, losing sizzling attack underway. Time
8872. It proved to be a rather
was the only element that was
All told there
rough night. were consumed as the hapless boys '
.JMM ,
56 personal fouls called along with
from Key West absorbed a drub-
three technicals. Both teams were
the hustle and
N constantly on Up until the time the Air News i

. EARLY PEPPER-This scene was multiplied and repeated numerous times as candidates began fighting foiLownership of the ball. went to press, Wednesday's card .

f Tying this week. for berths on the 1951 Jax Navy baseball nine.. In the midst of a pepper game The Parris Islanders drew first pitted Jax Navy against Key

here are left to right, Joe Kurash; Lcdr. Harry Knickelbine, PT officer who will assist in coachingthe blood but the Fliers retaliated West. In the event the Fliers

,squad; returning veterans Chuck Webb and Joe Gushanas, and an unidentfied player. with a matching basket and the win this all-important game, they

race was on. Neither team could will move into the finals of the

Knickelbine Intra-Mural Chase claim a definite edge until the playoffs and meet Parris Island
Lcdr. Hoop
Marines finally got their attack for the second time to determine
underway while the Fliers could-
the champion of the Southern

Takes ,Over As Turns Into Wild ScrambleA n't seem to get rolling. The out- Elimination classic. The winner
: manned Fliers made a scrap of goes to the 6 ND Finals at Camp
11 it, but couldn't do too much with
twin killing by ComFairJax lads in the wild and wooly American LeJuene, N.. C.
the race-horse attack of the Par-
PT-WE L Officer league race sent them into a tie for top spot with VF-41, as activity ris Island team.

in the intra-mural cage title scramble reached a fever pitch
Tuesday afternoon saw the Fll- Over 100 Out
-" Lcdr. Harry Knickelbine, over the week-end. I I era pitted against Charleston and
..... The stage was set for the first
who at one-time performed the local five tasted the sweet
deadlock when ComFair ners, but it was a fairly even
rm the. frrMJrnn! and later be1. I I place and VF-41 met head-on last week, game till midway in the last etan ness victory, 83-59. The Fliers For BaseballIn
off to
za. Personnel's attack fizzled got a flying start and held
the 41
with blasting the and from here on in it was merely the lead the entire game. With one week's time over 100
4140 to tie
>.. Both Fighters clubs are now tied up with records a matter of time. A scheduled their attack running smoothly hopefuls have turned out for the

to game between NARTU and Fas and a tight defense working flaw battle for positions on the 1951

of 15-2 up Wednesday. ron 6 failed to materialize and lessly the Fliers had an easy time Jax Navy diamond squad, but

Getting off to a flying start the failure'of NARTU to show up of it. There was some beautiful that number will be cut some-

both teams matched basket for for the tilt gave Fasron 6 a very floor play by both teams and accurate what come next week accordingto

basket in a fast, furious first half. easy forfeit victory. shots from the court. coach Frank McCaffrey.

< The half-time recess found Com Another to Join the ranks of Big gun for the Fliers was Bob Although the squad will undoubtedly
FairJax in the lead by one point. Becker with be cut
11 field goals and McCaffrey emphasizes
double winners was VP-861.
The second stanza was a.. repetition one free toss, for a total of 23 that no one has as yet
NARTU could at no time in the
of the opening minutes of points. High man' for the losers won a berth on the team, and
sfS the game as again the two teams game get an attack going to halt was O'Hara with 13 on 6 field interested personnel who wish to

I fought for possession of the ball the scoring gap between the two goals and one charity toss. tryout are still welcome to attend -

and exchanged point for point. clubs. VP-861 kept adding to Green Cove Springs defeated the daily session at Mason
their had the
margin and soon
minutes of the
\ In the closing gameComFalrJa.x Charleston Field.
Monday 69-67. This
stalled and froze the game wrapped up. loss Included in the big turnout is
Dispensary was the next to coupled with their defeat at
ball. This strategy paid off as a smattering of professional and
losers' route the hands of the Fliers, eliminates
travel the as they
). ;;., _"" .:.,. { ...iI ComFairJax had the ball in their absorbed the Charleston from further tour semi-professional talent which
a trimming by ambitious
possession as the game ended and nament play.The led :McCaffrey to utter, "This is
Knickelbine VP-861 team.
A Lcdr.
VF-41 took another beating. one pf the finest groups I have
coach at NAS Jax has spurts of fast scoring plays that Green Cove-Charleston affair .
came seen since I have been at NAS
Tosron 109 Wins 2
TraIningand were all that the outmanned Dis- was bitterly fought but clean-
been named Physical and I certainly expect a banner
The second outing proved .
pensary could produce to save offa ly played. It was a see-saw battle .
Welfare officer, succeed- less exciting and much easier on very sound beating. from start to finch, with both :year if no "unforeseen developments

ing Lcdr. Joe W. Williams, ComFairJax lads. They met Per Race Livens teams matching scores. It was a ,arise. 4Hospital .

Jr., who is now NAS Administration sonnel in a less important game, The National league producedtwo fast game, even all the wayy but V

officer.The and made quick work of it, win double winners in last week's Green Cove gave a final spurt Retains

officer is well oriented ning 58-35. action' in that league. A fast near the end of the game to win.,
new PT VF-41 found their second game moving and much improved NAT- the attack for the
the athletic and welfare too Dorsey .lead Amer. Links leadHospital's
on much to their liking as they
served TCenter five recorded 2 straight winners with 16 points. O'Harwas a
picture at NAS, having won an easy game from VP-3, 77- .
-- here previously in 1946-47. He wins to keep alive their stringof high point man for Charleston linksters are still in
victories. In an encounter with with 48 tallies nine field in the American
played football for the locals in 46.Fasron 109 .was a double win on first place position
coach VC-62, NATTC was given a bat goals.In division of the Intra-Mural
1946 and in 1947 he helped in its week of action. The
with "Tuffy" ner hus tie and quite a scare. There wasa the only other game action golf tourney after two rounds of
the Fliers along first victory came via the
Thompson. He also piloted the tlers' route in a close and exciting definite",question throughout as Tuesday afternoon, the Parris Island play. The Hospitalmen are holdinga
NATTC baseball and basketball It to who would emerge the win Marines won their secon a two point lead over the combined
tilt with Dispensary.
ner. It was a fight to the finish tournament and
combines in 1947. and one in which game, by swampinga team of Admm.-Comm
game and ended 50-46 in favor of
up sorely out-maneuvered Key Corn-Nab 6.
1948 Lcdr. Knickelbine was
In team could compile a lead
neither .
assiatant football coach at NAS of more than a few points. NATTCenter. Displaying a sizzling West team, 82-51. The Marines In last Thursday's play the Hospital .
attack NATTCenter really wasted no time in getting downto men defeated Dispensary
Glenview, 111. and moved over to finally bowed .out
Dispensary poured on the coal to swamp a business. With the game onlya squad 11 to 3. Admin-Comm-Com
NAa Quonset Pt. R. I. in 1949 to 56-54 but a battle. True to
take the reins there as head gave walk helpless Operations team,' 71-27. few minutes old the Parris Is- Nab 6 moved from fourth to second .
over form the second game was a
mentor. fell before Supply gave Hospital a real landers had built a lead of 24 to 2. place by stopping NATTC 1
the Marines
Lcdr. Knickelbine started his away as Fasron team SO- battle before bowing out of the The Marines were never in trou to 7. Supply dropped Physical
athletic career in his home townof '30.the It was stepping a welcome victory as picture, 53-51. At one stage of ble.The Training and Public Works 13 to W '

Milwaukee, Wise, where he it placed Fasron 109 on the list the game, Supply had a 6-point first half moved along but the loss wasn't quite enough to

.. tarred in high school football before twin killers. lead but failed to keep the attack fairly fast with a 43-24 score sever PT and PW from their hold

!a entering the University of as Fasron 6 Second going while Hospital began to hit posted at the end of the half. on the third place spot. Standings:

Wisconsin. He starred on Wiscon Two consecutive wins for Fas with accuracy and regularity. It With the opening of the final Team Prs.

sin's eleven in 1938-39-40, alternrtlng alone was a ,see-saw game with the Hospital .........................................26 ;
grid 6 it in second place
ron put lead changing hands many times, Jax 78-22. Joe Law was high AjdminComm&Com-Nab-6 ........24

and halfback.at guard, quarterback with no real threat.its Taking on but Hospital showed plenty of point man for ComFairJax and PT & PW ........................................22 ;

.. .lIe entered the Navy in 1941 Personnel in opening game of fight in the closing minutes of I tied the individual scoring record O & R ..._._......._.............._.....? 19
6 a
arid was later assigned to Pensa- Fasron handily Personnel disposed(.S3. The play.VP5. I in intra-mural play. Hitting the Supply ..............................................19 ,,;
troublesome split in its pairings for the loop for 36 points on 14 field goals .. ....... .....
cola, where he began his long list indicates rout for the win- Dispensary _...._. ..... .... .17
of achievements in .athletic and score week, losing the first one to VA- I and sinking 6 charity tosses. Law Operations _........._....???............17

I Welfare circles. Lcdr. Knickelbine was Operations 45, and winning the second on a fell one point short of setting a NATTC_................_...._......_.._..!6 '
Naval AirBases forfeit from the 1st. Lts. Operations new record. Standings:
Before moving over to the officer of Commander,
won out over VF-174, 45-33, American Won Lost
Naval District.
Physical Training d e p artment, Sixth Short
to round out their weekly appear- ComFairJax 15 2 ChipsDr.

VA-45 in their second VF-41 15 2
Judd Pearson led the qualifiers
game lost to VC-62, 4934.In FASRon 6 12 4
for the station
V/tio Was John S. Douglas? Monday's action in the American VP-861 11 6 a brilliant sub-par championshipwith round of \ r
the have NARTU 11 6
!. f:hence again the Jax Air News ,the most important men in the not been League effected, too standings much. Com FASRon 109 9 7 71. The doctor works hard at the ,j
the good round was jus
1 1. shad dual winners in the weekly"-history of boxing was John FairJax and VF-41 are still VP-3 5 11 tified.game ;\

,I 'sports quiz contest. Willis ,D.'' Shblto DouglaL Our question is: FASRon deadlocked 6 holding in first down place the with run Personnel Marines 2 2 14 13 Betty Bedell had a very good '!

Robbins, AN ComFalrJax and "John SholtoDouglas rained ner-up spot.NARTU; Dispensary 1 14 round last Sunday afternoon playing

Bob Giebler, AN of Cecil Field fame through what contributionboth opened the night's action with Comdr. Bedell and Comdr. .'

responded with the correct to ,pugilism by beating FASRon 109 in a National Won Lo t and Mrs. Henderson. She had 41
41-35. A balanced attack NATTC 11 4 on the front nine and a 49 comingIn. 3
answer to last Week's question: The first correct answer wins game on the part of NARTU Von VC.62. 10 4 The 44 is 5 strokes better than

"Il w many pennants did the a free full course meal at the the game, although FASRon 109 Hospital 10 4 any previous score she has regis

Yankees win?" civilian cafeteria, good any day gave a run for the money VP-5 10 5 tered. V,

Both winners the correct of the week. FASRon 6 was victorious over Operations 8 75uply In reference to the cold drinks ,
gave VP-861 from '. 7 7 oh 6 and 15 tee, all golfers are
YenTo allow for an even distribution VP-3, 61-30. won
total of seventeen for the
7 8 urged to cooperate and finish their
I Personnel forfeit. VF-41
of the Air News, the entries on
kees. VF-174. 4 10 drinks at the tees. Bottles and beer
I swamped Dispensary 87-25 to :
to will be accepted prior to
; This 'week we get back
\. I keep pace with ComFalrJax. The VA--45 4 11 cans do not look good scattered
.J One of 0900 Friday.
for our question.
boxing I Marines lots their tilt to.ComFair- 1st Lt. 1 13; about the coane.March .


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"If The Shock Won't Get You The Heat Will" CLASSIFIED "

II 'World Destruction By Atom Bombing Not Prob ble' (Items BULLETIN offering for sale artleiM ,-

of property such as washing machines .

i: Just what the atom bomb automobiles, furniture radios
"In ten seconds the shock is clothing, and ,the like is pro
can do and the telling effects out to 12,000 feet or four miles I
hibited by Defense Department
it would have on the area and out, but there is 'not much dan- regulations. This column, will how..

its populace if it were ever ger at this time. At 12,000 feet ever, ILst such services as available .
shock will still break .. .
dropped here, 'was emphatically windows. At wave about 30 seconds it housing, rides wanted, lost and ,

pointed out in the third of has traveled 26,000 feet, but found articles and other similar'
a series qf lectures on radiological there will be no structural dam-
warfare now being age effect left. After '30 seconds FOR RENT
2 bedrm., furn. or unfurn. houses
there is no significance to shock
given at NAS.Occupying 6252 Firestone Rd. Mr, Sheppard .
the speaker's plat Ext 8206. ,
form last Wednesday Lcdr MOST IMPORTANT part Jn *' Lge. rm. and'pvt. bath or rm. and

James D. Mullins, officer in the primary phase of the bombis 0,1..,,t."",.I connecting bath, College St. Mrs.
charge of the radiological war the fireball. The fireball in :,h t':, 8'f 7x.t Kkf 9 Clark, Ph. 7-6249. N. '.
fare series, declared that "if an most ,cases is set off at 2,500 feet I jl:1.: Share home with Navy couple.
atom bomb burst or the Naval; Before there is.any fire, there is # 6058 Lawnview St, Mrs Franklin
s Air Station there probably would radiation. Radiation precedes fire yrsasaismu"ATOM '- Ph. 8-0874. '
be nothing left of it, because and shock. The brilliance of the : BOMB EFFECTS E:XPLAINED-The damage which 2 rm. turn. apt., 316 W. Union St,
i most of the buildings are frame." fireball would give you 100 times. an atom bomb would inflict on t he human race is pointed out by Mr. Saucer, Ph. 47936. .. .
In leading up to that statement the brilliance of the sun. The Lcdr. James D. Mullins, right, II eaker at the radiological lecture 3 bedrm. house, unfurn. Mandarin, *.
,: Commander Mullins first temperature begins to dissipate last week to Lawrence Boyer of )Public.t Works, one of the interest- I 1511:) Margaret St, Mrs. Rogero.
explained just what the atom rapidly." ed members of the audience. Ph. 7-6943.
bomb does when it explodes. "In one second the fireball It Lge. rm. and pvt. bath. 3369 Riverside
"The atom bomb has been misnamed the heat will. Moderate damage Aye. Mrs. Ph.
extended out to 450 feet in dia- Armington,.
will occur to a distance of one Heavy Equipment
f declared Commander meter and the temperature is 2-4516.: '
Mullins. "It is primarily a nuclear greatly reduced. In ten secondsIt and five-eighth miles, over an Single rm., pvt. bath in Ortega, for -
and is similar to the conventional area of about 8 square miles. Maintenance Shop
weapon is 4,500 feet and the effect is Partial will extend out female, Mrs. Baumgartner, Ph.
: bomb. The only difference damage ,
the surface from the 2-8391.
over on ,
is the radiation effects and fireball. The shock wave starts' to two miles. Light damage will Gets New Home 5 rm'. (urn house, 3655 Pine St.,
of ,miles
to distance sight
occur a
the intensity of the explosion.
out with over pressures of more Avondale, Mrs. Hawkins. ,; ..
This is far greater than in the than 50 percent. It takes 16 or more, dependent on weather.To The heavy equipment maintenance Business lady wishes to share
t ,
be out of extreme effects of "
conventional bomb-and that's which is of Public .
pounds per square inch to destroya shop, part house with couple, 2920 DownIng .
the damage must be eight
the difference.. building of concrete structure.It you Works transportation, will be< Mrs. Argo, Ph. 27280.f
takes 40 to 50 pounds pressureto miles or more away. moved from buildinr 622 to it Business lady has 6 rm. house to
Itf EMPHASIZING his point harm the body. The damagewill Any ship within 3,000 feet of new location soon to be com- share with couple, Mrs. Dooman,
Commander Mullins declared: come from heat radiationand an air burst stands a good chanceof pleted. Ph. 2-7323, evenings.

"Now for some comparison data. fire." being sunk. Moderate damage Construction of two. building: Furn. rm., pvt. sitting rm. and en
Only two to three pounds of "WE GET a second effect will occur to vessel to a distanceof at' the corner of Enterprise and trance, Murray Hill section, Mrs.
., uranium are equal to the energy called a Mach effect. The shock 4,500 feet and minor damageup Langley Streets, which are to< H&nft, Ph. 8-1938.
obtained in burning 70,000 tons wave hits the earth and is re- to 6,000 feet. In most vesselsup house the ,unit, will be completed Furn. 2 bedrm apt., $85, 1422
of coal. In contrast, the energyof flected. Where shock is caused to 5,000 feet there: will be by May I, according to Lt. James Wolfe st., :Mrs. Boone, Ph. j\\ .
an atom bomb is equal to a by reflection on the earth's sur- such damage that they will be Hill, Public Works liaison offi 2-0746. .* .*. '

thunderstorm which ,vould give face, a considerable amount of inoperative. cer. These buildings have beer 1 rm. efficiency apt, furn.; also 3 f
% inch rainfall"over Jacksonvilleand destruction is created. As pressure designated as No. 195, heavy rm. turn. apt.. 2031 HerschelSt. '>
Cecil Field. goes below atmospheric pressure, IIEAT IS TilE important thing, equipment and shop stores building ., Mrs.Tompkins, Ph. 7-6441.
I 'r "A strong earthquake, such as shock hits the building, pressure from the standpoint of the human and No., 195A, crane shop. Share home with refined couple, -;' "'"
\ the which destroyed San body. On a clear day the skin
one releases and you have a suction distance Rehabilitation 'of NATTCentei Mrs. Marchus, Ph. 8-2686.
burned at a" of
will be
Francisco is equivalent to 1,000- -
effect. has made it necessary to turnover Furn. bachelor efficiency apt., 1422'
000 atomic bombs. The is 10,000 feet. In the open your skin
energy In the very few millsecondsit but if have cloth- 622 to the training center, Pearl St., Mrs. Black, Ph. 3-8907
after all. will burn, you
so great takes for the bomb to explodeyou -
Furn. fm.
it is reported. pvt bath, Five Points
"If we destroyed all the uranIum ing, there will be' some ,protection -
wHl get winds from 500 to St.
729 Lomax Mrs, Anderson, .
But the
in an atomic bomb we would 800 miles hour. This will where it'covers you.
per Ph. 7-47B3.
get a great deal of energy, but, blowout considerable numberof flame will burn through your
a VolleyballContinued Single and double rms., reason-
within one-half mile
up to this time we have been clothing ra-
fires which have occurred.
able to obtain only 10 percent dius. If you cover you body and able, 1447 Avondale Ave., Mrs.
You will find that in quite a few ( from Page 6 Schultz, Ph. 2-5930.
efficiency. What happens, is that are out of range of shock effect,
of the pictures you, have seen, of the Navy squad were chosen Wanted to rent: 2 bedrm. apt. for
of will most of the fire
we bring the two parts you escape
fire has not destroyed telephone for berths on the honorary team working mother Call Betty ROM
bomb together and the uranium poles and like objects. The flame damage. Callahan was selected for his out 6-1984
after 3
begins to split into parts." I I had started, but the big wind Radiation is not to be belittled.The standing spiking and Nunn Wai p.m. D;
"Total effects of the bomb are danger from radiation only FOR SALE
blew it out. awarded the choice for his excellent -
shock and blast, energy and ra- Form of structure has a great extends to 3,000 feet and within set-up ability and good :5 s rm. house, Woodstock Park, 857
diatibn. The primary danger is deal to do with the extent of 3,000 feet you will have 50 percent sportsmanship. Erie St., call G. C. Evans, 3384
shock and blast." damage. You will find such obJects casualities from radiation. Lowell Ave., after 3 prn.
.* as poles, trees, etc., remaining alone. Beyond 7,000, feet you will House trailer, $150. 4504 Beverly
"THE PRIMARY blast will doa although other con receive no radiation noticeable.The Jax I Ave., Mr. Tyler.
upright Ring-
certain amount of damage and struction will be blown down. lethel dose of radiation comes '47 Zimmer house trailer 27 fet., '

causE! a certain amount of deaths, Pressure equalization of the in vicinity of air burst up to (Continued from Page 6 950. 1800 Lakeshore Blvd., Mrs.
but the secondary blast does the structure is important. Flimsy 6,000 feet. A medium lethal dose Barfield, Ph. 29305.MISCELLANEOUS.
most destruction. The primary frame constructions will go first comes at about 400 to 450 roent- copy of the first slugging night of v ..
bomb will knock down houses, gen. A roentgen is a unit of radiation -' fisticuffs, as the last four remain Will sit with children, evenings,
but the bomb is reported not to IN AN AREA of one-halt mile If victims receive about 400 ing Jax boys bit the dust. But Martha Lovelace, 2-9869. x
give too much pressure on the you will find complete destruction roentgens, half of the people will not until they had shown they Found: Rosary on Allegheny Rd-
human body. There were only a everything will be destroyed die, the other half might:: survive. were not to be regarded lightly, Chief Bean, Ext. 8287. '\

dozen" or so people reported to leveled to the ground. There World-wide contamination froman Fred Farr, the classy flyweight,,, Lost: Wallet, Navy driver's license
have bursted eardrums" in the will not be much fire, but every- atom bomb would take about was defeated by Sharkey Lewis,,, contact Pinner, VP-861 Ext
Hiroshima blast. thing will go down. Severe dam- one million atomic bombs of the the defending champion from 8225.
"The secondary blast knocks age, but not complete damage, Hiroshima type. It would take Pittsburgh. Farr fought Lewis on Will baby sit, experienced, trans.
r down buildings from pressure, terms throughout Noted for furn. Mrs. Driver 6-5195.
will occur at pne mile. Major one bomb, every 200 square miles even ,
y, gas, explosion, fires, etc. This structures, such as,Supply building burst simultaneously, over the his knockout ability, Lewis failedto Riders wanted from S. Side and
secondary blast caused the major- 110 would be collapsed. 7 earth's surface to destroy the find many solid blows on his Riverside, his 0800 to 1630.
ity of deaths in the Hiroshima" and If radiation does not get you. world. I worthy opponent, and could do Betty Jane Wood, 9-9578. v
Nagasaki bombings. very little with Earr. His experi Riders wanted from Pearl Court in
"The shock wave goes out ence won in the end with the Lake Shore, hrs. 0800-1600, Mra
I", from the bomb and creates dam- decision close. Hudson, Ph. 3-1242. '
age. In 90 seconds shock is com- Cecile Bowen, will baby alt, 2142
plete. The shock wave goes out Herschel St., Ph. 81668. I.
about two miles and the rate of Wanted: Ride for two from vicinityof

advance is 15,000 feet per second McCormack Apts., Jax: Beachto
i at breakaway. A few people GPO NAS, hrs. 0730 to 1600. CallJ.
"'-. would be knocked out, but you I .1 E. Thomas, Ext. 404. <*. <
would still have time to take
some action." NOTESPopular

Margo Wilkinson, Jax Traffic Safety
f' Makes Job Easier Navy's candidate for "Miss Jacksonville -
S of 1951", was entertained (Continued from Page 1))
By Moving: Bins by the Chiefs Club Saturday are running stop signs and red

Intact With Goods d March 3.Margo. lights, failing to heed signals of 'r
arrived in time for the traffic directors, and not giving

It's always easy after you buffet supper, escorted by the right of way to emergency ve
::I know how. The task of keeping much envied Chief Augie Mahon. hicles. Speeding, as some believe,
;' the shop stores section of the She remained long enough to is'not the major violation. "",
,heavy equipment shop of Public meet several of the chiefs' wives Motorists have the bad habit,, it t
Works in operation while moving and exchange some feminine sea is pointed out, of stopping on
from former quarters to tempo- stories with them. main arteries to take on or drop

rary quarters in Building 125, HowardWhite, HMC, club off passengers during the rush
was solved by Oliver Brown, ma- president, who had extended the hours.
chinist in the shop stores section. invitation to Margo, was more "People often think of these as

Brown devised the method of .. than pleased, as was everyone, minor offenses," chief Orand de-
.1 moving the bins intact, without with her attendance. clared. "Actually they are classed
rf }
from the shelves.He for all ai reckless driv 1\g." '
removing goods White summed it up "
y steel Y ,.:&* '
did this by placing when he said: "She's really a ter- '
straps across the top of the bins rific girl' and ,Jax Navy can rest First sergeants may not make I

and running a pipe, pick up the assured that the Chiefs Club Will any friends, but they certainly.,
the bin with its entire contents, back our queen 100 per cent", *.. Influence a lot of people! *jgf| ,1.-i'
N and move it wherever desired.
.' According to William M. Sim- ,
Send Your Jax Air. News Home
coke, of the shop stores section, .

r and William A. Dauphin, foreman .
of transportation, this expedient J

devised by Brown saved the Navy PLACE
t' the terrific job of removing and FROM: .
boxing the contents of the bins, --.t.ir: Tt l it: i. TWO
making the items unavailable > CENT"

during the removal. machinist In the shops -"- STAMP .0- '
EASIER Oliver Drown ,
of the shops "
t Operation and there stores section of Public Works, demonstrates his idea of how to HERE J'
i; uninterrupted, from shelves. Ills ,TOt. ,
hitch until the bins move filled bins intact without removing goods ,
: will be no installed in the innovation keep the shop stores section of the heavy equipment

new are permanently structure now being built shop in operation while moving, from its former quarter in building 1 .)
near the station filling station. 1%..


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