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: July 19, 1951
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
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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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: Headquarters of the Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville. Commander Naval Air Bases Sixth Naval District and Commander Fleet Air Wing 11 _

r' Singer Hailed 'White Hats'

at Big Show AnchorageOpens

for PersonnelIn T on 23d

an hour and a. half last Delay has become necessary in

Wednesday evening:, service w. opening the Anchorage, the new
" personnel of Naval Air Sta dine-dance-relaxation rendezvousfor

tion Jacksonville witnessedthe 'i "White Hats" at Naval Air

year's biggest show which Station Jacksonville. The recreation
featured all-star entertainers spot was tentatively sched-

from Broadway and Holly- uled to open last Sunday.

wood. The event was presen- Incomplete repairs to the An-
ted from the 'stage of NATT- chorage building was cited as the
Center Auditorium. reason for the delay by Lcdr
) John M. Lewis, newly appointed
Headlining the specially organized -: Navy Exchange officer at NAS.
" USO Camp Show unit was: \ The facility is to be operated a.i
Morton Downey( famous singing' J an activity of the Navy Exchange,
star of radio and television.'Ap- with a civilian manager in charge.
pearing with him were Yvette!
lovely songstress; Helene and z
Howard, dance team; and the: However, Comdr. Lewis announced
I ", Three Stooges, comedy team. 1 I this week that the Anchorage -
Music was provided by Carmen "will definitely open its
, doors to enlisted Mon-
Mastren and his orchestra.The -- -' "-' men on
act which undoubtedly I FOLLOWING TilE MORTON DOWNEY USO-Camp Show here at NAS last week, Capt. day, July 23." He said the hours
brought out the biggest laughswas I Lester K. Rice, (left), commanding; officer of NATTCenter, and Capt. Douglas T. Day, commanding be for from the new 1630 recreation spot will
that of the famous comedy I officer of NAS, join Morton Downey (center) in a bottle of pop The show, which featured all- to 2300 Sundays
team, the Three Stooges. Pleas star entertainment, was presented from the stage of NATTCenter Auditorium. !Morton Downey is through 2400 Thursdays, and from 1630to
antly insane, the Stooges pulled. ''a famous singing star of radio and television. Fridays and Saturdays.
some of the craziest antics for I Getting the building into shapewas
which they are noted in their I 99 Midshipmen Arrive Here expected to be finished last
"motion pictures. Fr. Van AntwerpGets i week. "As it stands now, though,"
I said Comdr. Lewis "a few more
by Climaxing Morton Downey the show, who were had songs un- weeks will be required to fully
Bronze StarThe "
til, then acted as master of cere- Begin First rorlion 01 complete roof ,repairs. Interior
' -. monies. His songs were inter- decorating and exterior painting
spersed with his famous warbling Bronze Star was awardedto will follow the roof work.
whistle. Of the several Lt Eugene I. Van Antwerp, High Class Place
groups Of old favorites he sang, Summer Cruise AI NASAlighting Car ,)lic Chaplain of the Naval "For the present,' the Navy
the Irish selections proved to be Air Technical Training Center at Exchange officer explained, "the
most enjoyed by the audience. deck and furnish' gs will have to
Presentation of the Morton at 1320 'Saturday from the Navy's largest inspection ceremonies there last remain just as they are. Once the

Downey show here was arranged transport plane the Constitution, 99 Midshipmen from the Saturday.The roof is fixed, new furnishingsand
through the co-operation of USO United States Naval Academy began the first portion of the citation accompanying the drapes will be installed to
Shows and the Coca-Cola make the spot a high-class place
award read, in cart, as follows:
Bottling Company, It appeared 1951. Summer Air! Cruise_ at Jacksonville for enlisted men."
"On occasion when a
'. here as one of the stops on a six- After forming ranks outsidethe one One of the features of the An-
weeks tour of armed forces installations I Operations Building, the watched a demonstration on anti- company on patrol in the vicinity chorage pointed out by Comdr.
from New England to Midshipmen under the"commandof submarine warfare. of Chiso-dong, Korea encountered Lewis will be table service. "No
Lt. M. M. Casey, Officer-in- They left at 0800 Tuesday "
Florida. a numerically superior enemy more waiting in lines, he added -
t Charge, Lt. E. N. C. Thompson, I mornin having spent an enjoy Another will be a so-called
J .. assistant O-in-C and Midshipman able and instructive visit here. force and was held up by intense Hors d'oeuvre Hour Between
Get SignedFor James Baldinger, Battalion Their next stop was Eglin Air small arms and ;.utomatic weaponfire 1630 and 1800 daily, the com-
Commander, were officially welcomed : Force Base, Valparaiso. Fla. he with complete disregardfor mander said, free snacks 'Will be
to the station by Com- < > his own personal safety vol- given out to Anchorage visitors.

Payroll mander officer.Robert E. Clements, liaison II Weather OutlookIt front untarily lines moved over.open forward terrain of the in Wear Uniform of Day

Present plans also call for
Bond DriveCivilian Saturday evening they attend will be partly cloudy with order" to rescue a wounded Ma- enlisted men's dance at least oncea an
ed dance at the Officers' Club rine.
a afternoon showers for the week- week, with orchestra. Steaks
has had
where they were introduced to end, the weatherman Father Van Antwerp I fried chicken beer, cold drinks
so says.Here's ,
and Naval personnelwho at the Great
Navy daughters and a large con previous duty
the outlook for the week sandwiches, and a full menu will
did not the Lakes Naval Center the
join payroll savings tingent of young women from Training be
plan during the recent drive Jacksonville. end: battleship Missouri, and ashore offered. liberty card will be
{ will be canvassed again in the Sunday found most of the future Friday partly cloudy With aft- with the First Marine Division, :required of personnel to buy-
beer. The uniform
future, it was announced today. officers headed toward the ernoon showers and warmer.- Fleet Marine Force in Korea before inside the Anchorage to at be all time worn
The purpose of payroll saving near-by beaches for some of the Saturday-Same. being slotted into his cur- will be the uniform of the day.
is two-fold first to encourager famed Florida sunshine. Sunday-Same. rent billet at NATTCenter. .

systematic savings, and secondly Early Monday they visited 1- ... -. .. "' "'" ,._,- .- ....
to channel money from the some of the 1I : ;::: Correction On
CpmFairJax squad- .. .
inflation market to the Treasury I / "
rons after which they attended :. ,
Department for financing the nation's -
lectures at FAW 11 on the organ-
all-out defense program iaztion of the wing, the mission I NLSi WaiversThe
By providing the payroll sav- pf the squadrons and the charac- YT f
ings plan, employees are encour- teristics of the P2V Later they *1 last paragraph; of the article -
aged to save and to acquire the entitled "Waivers of Pay
systematic saving habit. In addi- "
4 ment for NSLI are clarified,
tion, money that is invested in Bring Towel For published in the June 21 issueof
savings bonds is increased by the the Jax Air News, has been
interest paid which is A return Sister and JuniorParents declared incorrect.The .
of $4.00 for every $3.00 invested
li paragraph stated that
over a 10-year period.VA175
51 are requested to bringa "the amount of annual increase
1t towel for their children when iIx in cash surrender valueof
Head leaving them at the Nursery dur- r t g? I Permanent Plan Policies
ing the day Beginning Monday, having Waiver of part of the
July 23, a fee of JO cents will be premiums in effect will haveto
Makes Comdr charged when the towel has to be recalculated by the Vet-
be furnished by the Nursery. For I erans Administration, because
The new.commanders hat pre sanitary reasons all children must I you will no longef be payingthe
sented to .Comdr .Malcolm E. be showered before lunch and "full payments as hereto
Wolfe, .commanding --offictr oft supper, and before they go to fore.
VA-lT ttjB Mg Quarters last bed. The parents' cooperation in I John Borbridge regional in-
week PKlllirii JNnry this matter will be greatly appre- surance officer for VA in call-
leadingifPJ3M/ they ciated, ing attention to the misstatement -

Squadron, Mjk r Jfy< from the Parent who have registered a states: "The last para.
'white,frmljfamrr* a regular child for the fall term of Kinder- MIDSHIPMAN JAMES BALDINGER, left, battalion commander graph is incorrect, as cash val
on the, 1934 toserved garten shall notify the Nursery in of a group of second class Annapolis Midshipmen visiting; the I ues accumulate identically the
w case of transfer, in order that Naval Air Station on the first leg of the third annual Summer same whether or not the policyis
another child may register in his Cruise Is officially welcomed' aboard by Comdr. Robert E. under waiver of premiums.All .
as mil V the UNComm' place. Kindergarten tuition for Clements, who is acting as liason officer for the group during a serviceman pays duringthe
d Pakis September is due during the the four-day stay. Baldinger made headlines during the Army- period of waiver is .the actual
fission by week of August. Thereafter pay Nary football, last season when he caught a touchdown pass that increase In values, including
land tepolis inQle ments are due. on the 4th of each rare Navy the winning point over Army for the first time since cash, paid-up, and extended<
( .Z, Col. 4 month. ,n insurance."



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I Two JAX AIR NEWS July 19, 1951


r Y' "- Fasron 9. VF41, VA-175, Fasron 109. VP-741 Report
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Ja I >>Y <.1. ,ewsYr.l.1..t I

I Scouting i Jacksonville Area SquadronsFasron

Published every Thursday for Navy activities at Naval Air I
Station Jacksonville. I. 9 J' in Chicago, was a member of the. the.squadrons supported by them
Fla.NAS, Jacksonville After a hectic week of sleEping Naval Reserve Unit at NAS Glenview was the construction of a jig
Caot. Douglas T. Day Commanding Officer late being on continual lib- i, before reporting to the Na- necessary for testing the Mark _.
Comdr. Porter F. Bedell .Executive Officer erty eating. country ham, blackeyed val Training Center Great Lakes 18 gunsight. ;; ....

Lt. Gordon D. Walker _. ... _._ ..... .. .... .Public Information Officer peas, and drinking untold for his recruit training. Clyde Goodwin AM2 of the .
Fleet Air JacKsonville quantities of fresh milk, James LaCroix was graduated from Fasron 109 structures division received ,/ .

Rear Adm. Osborne B. Hardison......... ........___... ...._...... ... Commander Stewart has returned to duty Loyola Academy Chicago and attended the detailed informationof \.1
Smith Chief; of Staff from his sanctuary in North Cart the American Academy of the purpose for which the' jig .
Capt. Allen olina. Art in Chicago for one year. For- was intended from V ern o n

Capt. Jesse S. McClure Fleet........Air.........Wine._..._...Eleven._............................. Commander taking Many the of exams the 49 for contestants the third Field merly and employed Company by Marshall LaCroixnow the Bridges help, AO1 of his, of shipmates yP-5, and turned.with

Comdr. Joseph T Thornton......... ........ . Chief Staff Officer class rates are now sporting an carries out assigned dutiesin out a finished product which has ',
Naval Air Technical Training Center air of which is dras- the maintenance department. proved to be ideal for the pur-. ,
Capt. Lester K. Rice ............_-.._........................._ Commanding Officer optimism outlook than a the Owens hails from Ottawa, Ill- .
Comdr. John A. Gamon, Jr. _._.....'................................ Executive Officer one tically expressed different while they were inois. He was graduated from pose.Since completion of the first
Naval Hospital struggling with the quizzes. Ottawa Township High School device for VP-5, the Fasron ma-
Capt Dwight J. Wharton Commanding Officer The supply department takes and continued his education at chine shop has turned out four
Capt. Guy E. Stahr Executive Officer the loss of Walt Barnett with re- Western Illinois State College, others which have been requested 0' ...
NARTU gret but wishes to extend a Macomb 111., before entering the including one for the:
Capt. Raymond N. Sharp Commanding Officer hearty welcome aboard to the Navy early this year.A ordnance shop of Fasron 795.
Comdr. Anthony Trusso...._....._. .Executive Officer new men reporting in. recent graduate of ANP) Goodwin and Bridges, as well .
123 and 125 Main Administration At last report the air in the school of NATTC Jacksonville as all others having a part in the
Editorial Offices in Rooms been to the to be congratulated -
supply space was completelyfilled Owens has assigned operation, are
building. Phone extension 8184. Cahoon division. excellent job and their
with words as Ernie line crew on an
Editor-Andrew H. Planey .
and Jesse Hall began vying with exemplary teamwprk and skilL
Staff Members: John L. Almond: Barbara Rickman. SN; VA-175 .
Gerald SN Terry Ziegler, SA; Mary Bixiones SN. one another for attention when
Six have recently reported VP-741
NAYS Cahoon learned he return men
The JAX AIR U published wceniy at the U. a. Naval Air Station may j
Jacksonville Florida and printed commercially with non-appropriated fund to civilian life in the near future aboard for duty with VA-175. I Crew 6 returned from Bermuda
at no expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS: P-35, Rev. and Hall broke the news of i They are Isaac W. Finnell, ADC; after remaining overnight
Nov. 1945. Copies are distributed Unit.: tree Naval ot Auxiliary charge at Air the Station Naval Air Cecil Station Field, and the catching a 12 foot ''gator just!! as I George W. Buckleman. AL2; with lamentations in regard to,
Naval Air Reserve Training
the 0. S. Naval Hospital. easily "as catching the measles". John J. Morrow, AEAN; SanfordD. salt water showers and the high
The JAX AIR NEWS' I* a member of the Armed Forces Press Sen'Ice. I Jones AEAA; Leonard .H. cost of entertainment. Their fa- ..
AFPS material appealing In this publication may not be reprinted withoutThe YF-41 Sharp AEAA, and Charles P. cilities were lacking in comparison
of other
Service. Republication
matter written, except permission by service of Armed publications Forces, U prohIbited) without peimlnslon of When two members of the Bauch, AEM2. with those to be found here,
fcdltor; JAX AIR NEWS. squadron shipped over this week I Houtzdale Pa., will soon be however Jim Bell AD2 maintains -
for six year hitches, the administrative graced by the presence of John I that the NCO club was utterly
An Editorial departments work load I J. Glowack, YN3, who will spendhis "smashing."
increased slightly but the yeoman 30 days leave there. I The squadron wishes to wel
and personnelmen were James A. Wessel AE3 will exchange come aboard Ray Conway AD2;
TAKE IT IN YOUR STRIDE happy to oblige and soon had the marriage vows with Nathan Spitzer, SK3; and George
the signatures of Robert D.3roadbent Mary Sue Pullen of Jackson.ville I' Watson, AEM3 and to welcome
"You're in the Navy now, Mac." AK3 and James I this coming weekend. Con back John Barnett A A, after his30day

How many times have you heard this expression, most j Vahr, AD3 on the dotted line. gratulations! stint in sick bay. ., '..
of the time in jest but sometimes in all seriousness. The Joseph A. P. LaCroix, AA P'I Fasron 109
Jack Owen, AA both
implication is made that things are no longer the way they I Illinois have reported to Among the many details Fas-

were in the days before the emergency and not many of the : for duty. LaCroix whose home is ron 109 has handled recently for I Six Bits' .

same freedoms exist.It -
is true. Things are no longer the same. But your

freedom has not been curtailed, not the kind of freedom we Some good reasons for the

are striving for. Certain personal desires and inclinationsmay : L : R N'T.rbb success of the Fasron .6 soft-

have to be curtailed until after the emergency, but you ball team this past season was

haven't lost your right as a free American. It still exists announced recently when

even with a more realistic aspect than before.Of j their batting averages were

course, this is a military organization and rules and summed up. Seven regularshit )

regulations must exist in order to make the Navy an efficient over .300:: with Chuck

fighting force. In civilian life you couldn't do things $ Hontz leading the pack with

always as you wanted them. Society must establish laws of ; .424 in 28 games.

the greatest benefit for the greatest number. And man has I The squadron team won 19

yet to create anything that will satisfy everyone. : games while losing 9 and averaged .

We are not trying to sell you the Navy. You are alreadyin slightly. Although better than pulling 11 runs a

it and you know it as well as we do. We are merely stating' 'Fran Merriwell finish by driv-

the facts. ing upward to complete the regular
You are a member of a Navy which is engaged in activities season in a first-place tie
of American with VF-41 and then blasting
all over the world for preservation
back in the
therr. play-off game
democracy. Your share in the emergency will be real and 13-4 the Fasron men, dropped

significant. Take pride in it, for your struggle has been the two straight to the Hospital nine

struggle of free men throughout the whole history of the in the leagues series .
Dean Miller, Jerry Glaub and r .
world.That's Fred Bulot provided the team
Mac are in the Navy.
right, you with the necessary pitching.
Is there any place else you'd rather be ? I Miller was especially effectiveand

pulled a 'Joe Page' act during -

Italian .' cPa Y __ < ...._, JO. ..ar in three one period consecutive when roles he pitched and I ...
emerged the victor in all three
'I CAPTAIN JESSE S. McCLURE, Commander Fleet Air Wing contests.
NOTESAt ELEVEN going over FLAW-11 roster with his new Chief Staff Among the new arrivals for
Officer, Comdr. Joseph T. Thornton Jr., (left) and his detached duty with the squadron are
Stay At Chief Staff Officer, Comdr. Joseph B. Tibbets (right John McManahan AD3, who reported -
the General Assembly meeting in from Fasion 103 on a
held on Thursday 12 July, I' Chief' trade with Fred Herbert. AD3.
Comdr. Thornton Now
Jacksonville is George R. Clarke AT2 WalterM.
held with AngeloD.
declared LTJG election was Barnett, AK3 from VF-22 and
Zingaro, AKC, of Fasron 6 I Kenneth W. Sexton ALAN, also
of the 13
one Of Staff For FLAW11
being elected secretary while I ported aboard.

and second enlisted contingent men of George P. Stewart H. AMC, of AMC VA. Comdr. Joseph T. Thornton, Jr., has taken over as Chief'I has Isaac been W.serving Finnel: as ADC assistant, who ,
859 Roscoe Grady,
ian navy now at the NATTC; ; Ernest L. Gay ADC I Staff Officer for Commander Fleet Air Wing Eleven relieving leading chief for the past few

Air Station. VP-10; Eschol Frost AMC Fas-I Comdr. Joseph B. Tibbets. months has been transferred to
:I 6 Milton G. Harrison AEC, -- another unit. Filling the vacancy
The group arrived ; H, Burger Comdr. Thornton from the Naval ficer. left by Finnell is John P. Anderson -
and Raymond
week under command NATTC NAS eletcedto Academy class of 1931 was Lcdr. Durhams last duty was I' ADC, who was formerly in
ADC of
Pierto Bernotti after the board of Operations Officer at the Naval ] at the Office of the Judge Advo- charge of plan account equipment -
day in New York where I' attractions governors.and meetings Air Station Key West before i. cate General; Lcdr. Bremer was in the First Lieutenant's .
view of the world's coming to Jacksonville. Prior to
a club include attached to the Naval War Col- office.
held at the -
city from atop the to be of bingo with that he served aboard the car lege; Lt. Georgues was with the "White Hat of the Week" is
another night
Building. I I of merchandise to be riers Lexington and Ranger the Joint Chiefs of Staff; and Lt, Claude: Cayce Gatlin AN who is
Get View Of White prizes 20 at cruiser Milwaukee and had toursof Hanwell was Supply Officer on better known to the crew as ) .
given away on Friday July duty with PatRON Seventy- General Claude C." of the education .
The first group has difficul'I the USS Palau.VA1.75 .
now more than two 2000; a buffet dance on the Three Staff ComFairWing ONE I office.A .
Comdr Athos night of Saturday 21 July and was Commanding Officer of I II native of Franklin Tenn.,
charge of the entire starting at 2000 and dancing to of the Naval Air Facility at Gaines Head Gatlin; was graduated from recruit -
begin at 2030 to music
ville Georgia. training in Great Lakes last
is here to learn to
Johnnie Jelinek and orchestra; a I I Continued from Pare 1) I sent to Fasron 6. ',
half dozen amphibious box Comdr. Thornton is a native of ( fall and was
dinner dance to free
which they will sail music for Sunday 22 July has Schenectady, New York. 1941 and won his wings at Pen- Prior to enlisting he attended the
Italy. The ships been arranged with festivities Comdr. Tibbets has been on 'sacola two years later George; Peabody, College fo*
balled at Green Cove scheduled to begin at 1800 and on the Staff-of ComFairWing ELEV A Texas man from Arkansaspass Teachers' and has completed "two
tion are being Monday 30 July the regularly EN since July 1949 first as Operations Comdr. Wolfe holds a DFC, years work toward a degree.
local shipyard. They scheduled General Assembly Officer and since December an Air Medal with gold star, Business Administration.In
type used during World meeting will be held at 2000. 1950 as Chief Staff Officer. Asiatic -Pacific, American Defense his off hours the at home Gatlin Claudeelped Good
for transport and He will report to the Naval War American Theatre China operate -
landing forces. ties the going has been decid- College at Newport, Rhode Is Occupation, China Service and Gulf Station. Hi* leisure hours
Feel At Home With U. edly rough. That is when the land. Victory medals. He served aboard in Florida are f Ividedbetween ,' .
The Italian visitors Public Information Office has In other changes at FairWing the USS Intrepid as executive touring the te' 4 t1SAFJcorresponde automobile -
ing to feel at home with come to the rescue, and through ELEVEN, Lcdr. Hugh M. Durham officer of Bombing Squadron 10 and 13usa
live interpreters managed to make while amassing the decorations:, +; -
S. Navy. They assumes the duties of Administration :J.'oIi.! :,
the American sailors clear certain rules and regula- Officer, Lcdr. James R. and was a participant in the Okinawa ness Law.men rJfIi. goal
station, quartered in tions whose wording has left the Bremer becomes Assistant Oper- campaign. Fourconduct nthly

racks, eating at the Italians nothing) less than con ations Officer, Lt. Ralph C. Geor- Comdr.VA-175 Wolf in assumed March of com this Commandln' m Jnepe.-:
mand of '
and spending and Lt.
mess, Officer
gues, Personnel taking the helm tion on July!, of the
Prior to
hours enjoying the At those moments when no interpreter Robert W. Hanwell Supply Of- year. officer of VA- award wr nin r,
I facilities. interviews he was executive
reational. has been available AOC. -
45 and recently was a test pilotat AEC, Fran e
However it has not have been carried out with the help of a sketch pad on John
so simple as it sounds. by a weird system of odd phrasesof which several matters of doubt the Naval Air Test Center, Nelson JlarnPage B.' ;:. .. 4
chiefly due to language French, Italian and English) (Please Turn

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19, 1951 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three

Operations TowerOeIS Polio InsuranceFor t

24-Hour Civilians

MAS Snack Bar '; 1i v Aboard StationNow

Not too well known aspen being offered civilian em.
station personnel is the fact thai ployees of the Naval Air Stationis
'w-. the Navy Exchange operates' a group insurance policy which
snack bar 24 hours a day for the will protect them and their fam P"
" convenience of personnel. It is ilies against poliomyelitis (Infantile ?
.IP located in the Operations Tower; I Paralysis.) Announcement :
Hangar 118. of this plan was made last
The prime reason for the fa week Department.by the Industrial Relations
cility's location is to be of convenient .
Establishment of "polio" in.
service to the heavj _
transient air traffic which' continually surance group aboard the station _
moves in and out of the was made by the Employee Serv- i.N i.
.. station. And the hangar area i ii"the ice Operation of the Industrial
most heavily populated ares Relations Department through thecooperation
of the station during working of the Pacific Mu-
hours. 3 tual Life Insurance Company.
.. Recent modifications and remodeling Voluntary Basis
.. However, as J. W. Carson acting
have made the snack ------------
bar comfortable and well- CAPT. EDWARD R. PECK, USN, commanding officer of the industrial relations officer,
stocked facility. Naval Air Technical Training Center, Memphis, Tenn., inspecting pointed out in a memorandum,,
A large variety of hot and personnel during the annual administrative and military inspection the insurance plan is not neces-
cold sandwiches, fountain and of the NATTCenter, Jacksonville, Fla. Accompanying Capt. sarily endorsed by the depart-
bottled drinks, cigarettes, cigars: ,, Peck is Capt. Lester K. Rice, commanding officer of NATTCenter, ment. Enrollment in the group insurance w
and candy is on sale. Enlisted Jacksonville, Fla., and Chief Warrant Officer Henry L. Franzen, basis he is stressed.strictly on a voluntary
personnel operate this facility; USMC. ,
under the supervision of the This particular type of insurance
Navy Exchange officer. has been set up at several k % 41 1
J Wave Training governmental installations i n
r Florida, of which NAS is the la-
Runway Work School At NASThe test. It was only after thoroughand
i.. careful study and consideration -
second annual Recruit that the plan was offered to
: At Cecil Field (WAVE) Training School will be station civilian employees, Mr. I
conducted at the Naval Air Sta- Carson said. !
Construction work on the Ce tion July 22 through August 4, A single contract protects one c
cil Field jet aircraft runways- with a staff of two naval reserve subscriber against "polio" in the ; a
largest of 43 Navy contracts un officers and three WAVE reserve sum of $5,000, while the family
der way in the Jacksonville area,, Several vacationers returned to officers. contract protects the subscriberand
started Monday morning by L. G, work Monday morning and it was The two weeks training, comparable each member of his familyfor
Defelice and Son, Inc., of North mighty hard for them to get back to that received by regular the same amount. In either 5 *
Haven, Conn. in the old routine. Navy women at Great Lakes, case, the $5,000 can be utilizedfor
... The Cecil Field contract calls Your Recreation Committee i is 111., will be the only one conducted treatment or care as may be c ? a,
.. for an expenditure of 7140000. working overtime planning a big for WAVES during the cur- needed.
Comdr. Richard Mann, public picnic and swimming party to beheld rent fiscal year within the Sixth Terms of Policy
works officer, reported that 43; sometime in the very near: Naval District. About 20 recruitsare Under the terms of the policy.
contracts totalling $18,895,000 are future. Details of the party will expected to arrive at the sta- the following expenses for care 5 Fv
now "active" in this area and be forthcoming and we hope'you tion over the week-end of July and treatment are covered: Hos- .
that all but nine of them were will all plan to attend. 21 and 22.Reserve. pital expenditures (such as room
let during the past 60 days. Welcome aboard to Onice M Lt. Philecta Reinhardt, and board, medicine, necessary
Fred Sebastian has been assigned Hardage, Construction Inspector, of Charlotte, N. C., who was on equipment or apparatus, the ser
as project manager, who is in the Contract Section. I the staff of last year's training vice of regular attendants), pro-
Comdr. Mann asserted. The job We're cutting this column short i course, has been designated of- fessional medical service and attention AfPS
is to be completed in 11 months. this week in order to help the ficer-in-charge of advanced plan rental of an iron lung or
The North Haven firm won the Jax Air News for a short period. I ning for the school. She will arrive similar equipment, nursing care,
contract by submitting a low bid at NAS Jax on Wednesday and transportation.A .
of $8,278,891 for the Cecil Field I to set up all necessary facilitiesto one person contract costs $2 EVER HEAR about Mona
work. The bid exceeded funds: I CLASSIFIEDBULLETIN carry out the program. per year. A family policy which Knox? Well, you're going to
available, so the Navy reducedthe The curriculum will include covers the husband, wife under, and all 21 hear more about her in the
amount of work, contractingfor Naval History, Seamanship, unmarried future. She is going to appearin
only one set of dual north- Ranks and Rates, Classification, years of age costs $4.60 a year. a forthcoming movie. See
south runways at present. I (Items offering for sale articles Military Drill, Swimming and Mr. Carson cautioned that employees you then, Mona.
of property such as washing many other subjects. should not confuse the
I machines, automobiles, furniture, "polio" policy with the general colorful ceremonies in the NAR
Skeeters Shoot radios, clothing and the like is I hospitalization and medical-sur- TU hangar.
I prohibited by Defense Department DIVINESERVICES gical plans now in effect on the Lcdr. Stanley W. Julian, of
I regulations. This column station. The new policy provides Jacksonville, read his orders dur-
Way To VictoryFor i will however, list such servicesas protection in infantile paralysis ing the commissioning which
the second consecutive available housing, rides wanted cases only, he emphasized. placed him in command of the
articles and Employees desiring to obtain unit. Lcdr. Julian, who has beena
week Jax Navy's Skeet Team lost and ,
This I other similar notices. AT TilE STATION CHAPELS protection under this plan are Jacksonville resident since 1946
shot its way into victory. I \ Protestant requested to contact the person- and a member of the local Naval
time, however, it was six tri I FOR RENT 0930-Services. All Saints' Cht- nel office of their department or Air Reserve for the same period
umphs for the Navy sextet at the Furn. 4rm. gar. apt. for 3-mo. will have executive
'. I Sunday School) representatives designated by of time as
Great. Southeastern Championships period. 4348 Shirley Ave. Mrs. 0915-Naval Hospital Chapel. heads of departments. All appli- officer, Lt. John E. Jackson of
held over the week-end at I George W. Sheffield, Ph. 2-
Blackshear Ga.
i045-All Saints ChapeL cations for the insurance must be ,
the Jacksonville' Gun Club. 3146. I Catholic submitted before July 24. I The new unit will replace the
The most outstanding showing Dbl. rm., adj. bath. 1022 Briar. 0830 and 0930-Mass, St. Ed- I Associated Volunteer Unit Avia-
.. by the shooters was the upset it I field Drive, Murray Hill Luna ward's Chapel. tion which disbanded on 30 June.
handed the Jax Gun Club, which Hudson. I 0930-St. Edwards' Chapel (Cate- NARTU NOTES Although the two programs are
was favored on the basis of the Single and dbl. rms. Mrs. Lee chism Class). similar, the Auxiliary Unit will
world record it matched in the I Schultz, 1447 Avondale. Phone 1030-Mass, St. Edward's Chapel. I A new Reserve activity, Aux- operate in a more flexible man-
National Telegraphic Shoot. The 2-5930. 0645-Mass at Hospital Chapel. iliary Air Unit 741, was placed ner, allowing members to fit it
surprise victory occurred in the Garage apt., 2312 College St. Mrs. Mormon I into commission this week by in better with their regular civil-
five-man team event. Marion Clarke. Ph. 76249. Wednesday-1930-at Small Cha- Capt. Raymond N. Sharp, NAR- ian pursuits and will also pay
and bath kitchen
In this event the Jax Navy Single rm. I eel I TU Commanding Officer, during drill pay
1820 Woodmere Dr. Mrs.
team was five birds behind the priv., -
Jax Gun Club as it began to George, Sapp, Ph. 2-6729.
shoot its last targets. However, Furn. rm., for couple or two bus.
out of the last 250 targets, the iness women, kit. priv. 5324
Navymen dropped only one target I' Freemont, Lake Shore. Mrs
thus giving them the edge Hampton, Ph. 23937.
over the gun club. Final score Will share duplex apt., 778 Acos-
for Jax Navy was 734x750, to the ta St. Miss Nola Harris ext,
gun club's 732x750. 252 or Ph. 7-7703 after 1630.
Among the titles the team gar Furn. rm., adj. bath, 2580 River
nered as a team were, by cate- side Ave. Mrs. Annie Wills, Ph. .
gory: the five-man service team, 8-3276..
the five-man team, the two-man 2 bdrm. apt., unfurn, kit. equip
ped. $70 per mo. 2250 Myra St, 1
service team, and the two-man ttJ
team. Ken L. Pendergras, AOC Mrs. White, Ph. 7-6543. iq1t
(NARTU), added to the team's Unfurn. 3-rm. bungalow, $70 per 4 -ip -'
laurels by taking the Class A win mo. Mrs. Wilson. 1520 Donald, -.4 "- 4:__ t _
in the all-bore competition and Ph. 2-8037. __
the Individual High Service Man Will share home with couple. fit v .r @ k f (
Award. 4638 Wheeler Ave. Mrs. Long.

Individually, the team mem- MISCELLANEOUS
bers fired as follows in the all- Ride wanted, vicinity Spring Pk. : ......
bore competition: Capt. Thomas I Road. :
'. J. Burnam (NATTCenter), 148; Ride wanted-UOth St. & Ortega pc'w: ; :
William L. Arthur, AOC, (Fas- Farms Blvd. or 104th & Ortega 's,
ron Six), 145; Gordon M. Teets, Farms Blvd. to NAS. 0800- :
ADC (Cecil 'Field). 147: EugeneA. 1630. Mrs. Stegal, ext. 606. I.
Varner. AOC (NATTCenter), Ride wanted-New Beach Road \& ,
146; Nick T. Gallitano, AOC (Fas- and 3rd St., 08001630. William
son Six), 144; and Pendergras, Sturgeon, ext. 483. % f
148. Riders wanted-driving to San t: ___
____ _- Francisco, July 28, taking i t :
southern route. 3 riders to share .
Italian NavyContinued expenses. Jack C. Galbreath, it ,: 1
ext. 289. ;

( from Pare I Baby sitting. 2031 Herschel St. .._ _. _.____u ___ _ I =
have been clarified by a hasty- Cecile Bowen.,J Ph.. 7-6441, |MIPI lftA-7vTO3CIMHIMrc.IT'S A IIOOL-UVA"""' PARTY-Adorned in sarongs, grass skirts, aloha shirts, and lava lavas, ;c
and not too professional-draw wives greeted their flier husbands of Carrier Air Group 17 last week with a colorful Hawaiian a.
ing.Luckily Sailor: "Now, doctor, since there'sone I'm luau type party on the patio of the Officer's Club. Hawaiian music and tropical decorations created ..:{4
mOlt of the Italians going to marry Elinor, south atmosphere. The evening included an al fresco- buffet, an hour-long floor show, and ,
a seas .
know :st !least ,* few, words of thing" I want to get off my. .dancing to the music ,of the NATTCenter PIO Orchestra. The party was under the direction ol
Engliab,' d tdv a' good percentage chest. it." Mrs; Georgt.B.. Carter,, with Mrs. James Cain in charge of entertainment. In the picture above t
can converseIn)! 'that languagewitha'fcrir.expectancy Doctor: 'Tell this me tattooedheartwith alf.about Lt. Comdr.'aid Mrs. Robert Regan, of COMFAIRJAX Capt. and Mrs. Garth J. Reynolds, .< V,171 *'-
if being! Sailor: "It's II. Lee of YF171.ft&ff .
;"and Lt. . 'Mabcl'fon1t.;
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Four JAX AIR NEWS July 19f 1951 iHospital

Beats Fusron 6 ,; rya.R Jax! Fliers Yield To HardI I

For Softball Crown i Hitting i Parris island' Nine

The Naval Hospital diamondeers have, after much delay I Last week's action found the longest' win streak regis

due to the weatherman, annexed their third straight softball I tered by the Fliers in recent years broken at ten straight "-

title due to a hard fought, 4-3 win over a determined Fasron by a rugged, hard hitting: Parris Island nine. The tilt was r

Six, Wednesday afternoon at the Varsity layout. ,
witnessed by approximately 350 fans and was the most exciting
The HIT was me second 01 a: game played in the 1951
two out of three affair to deter- man School( Ship's Co, in a best season.
mine the crown. Hospital won three out of five to determinethe I This week, the locals traveled to Orlando for single

the first game. 24-6 in a walk- station championship.. games Monday and Tuesday,)but results were unavailableat

away from hapless Fasron 6. With versatile Doc Kissee on press time. The Fliers rttdrn to :Mason Field Friday to

Wednesday's game was much the mound laden for NATTC the medics nine and tangling a- play single tilts Friday and S turday/ Game time Friday id w

the even opposite terms as the both entire teams route.battledon / power on the diamond for the I j scheduled for 1600, while Saturday's JJt will_ begin at 1430. 1 I

crown, it is anticipated that the I II In Wednesday's tilt with'
Hospital opened the top half I softball picture will develop into I Pitcher I P-I, last Gus Gushanas whiffed
of the first frame by garnering Perry
a I fireworks before the winner is eighteen batters but was handed
pair of runs on a walk to West- I decided a heart breaking 7-6 defeat at the .' ..
wood and a lazy fly ball by I I II I locals diamond. Costly miscues
a.KING Allows 4 Hits
Cooper that right fielder Campbell on the part of the Fliers playeda
misjudged and fell untouched Airmen Conquer : major role in the visitors winning
for a triple. A wild ) And Wins Game the eleven inning affair.
pitch sent Cooper scurring across "
; Unawed by pre game press
with another run. 5-3
Hospital I. '
Woodrow clippings of Dick Tomanek
Perry ace hurter for
The medics pushed another run '
Cleveland farm hand the Fliers '
) Ship's Company allowed I
across in the sixth on singles by ANP I wasted no time in getting rid o(
In Hard Game ( ) Student batters only four
Walsh and Schnetzlerand
Sparks of walks. ....., ,,. _" ,.. I hits as he racked up a duo of I!i I the southpaw.,.. .. slants. They hit
Hospital h .i
a pair - -- d h d .A.1... k ked
I im an ar roc
wins to his team to "' ''''1) '"
spark three
scored their final tally in the The opening game of the all- KONG COOLER out of four a him from the box in the sixth
record and
the NAT-
final when flu k t t station play-offs between Hospital
inning! r e I Lefty Joe Gushanas displays TC frame.
stole second and and Airman Ship's Co. of intra-mural Softball crown J
singled Sparks
the form used in recording 110 last week. The locals tallied a run in the
punched a single into rightcenter NATTC proved to( live up to expectations strikeouts in thirteen games t.
field. as the two clubs The initial game of the series opening frame on a two baggerby
this Gus fanned eighteen
Fasron Six: broke into the run fought long and hard with the Parris year.Island batsmen in an was a nine inning 1-0 fray that Tommy Neely and a single
column by scoring.a Airman coming out on top, 5-3. was a thriller all the way. At by Weaver. Three walks and
j eleven inning battle with the
single the end of seven innings the score singles by'Sandy Saunders Slick
in the third. Bullock The power house Airman Islanders, but was forced to 0-0 and both Manning and Jewel Faustyn
was Perry and Bert
't', took second on a wild pitch and touched Kissee for a pair of hits I II absorb his third defeat in thirteen Smith. Student's starting pitcher netted four more big runs in the

came home on two successive I in the opening frame to( push a I starts. Parris Island snap had relinquished just one hit fourth. .
Hospital miscues. run in. They came back with I ped the Fliers win streak at ten apiece.. The final Flier run came in the '
They came back in the sixth three in the third on a two-run games in a thriller at Mason With two out in the ninth fifth on single base knocks by -
I to score again on a single by homer by Breen. Their final run Field, last Wednesday. Jack Wilson singled. Rule Baldwin Neely Weaver, Minehan and
Dudley and a pair of errors. A came across in the sixth on three
f double by Bullock and a single was safe on an error, with Manning. ..,
hits and a sacrifice. Gushanas
Wilson taking third on the mis- was one out away
I by Schnabel concluded the scoring Hospital opened their scoringin Local Golfers cue and Dick Beaver looped a from a brilliant victory in the
for Fasron in the last frame. the first inning getting a sin- Texas League single to center ninth when the Islanders put together -
Doc Kissee was on the moundfor gle tally on a pair of walks a two and
scoring Wilson with the only run singles an error
Hospital and fashioned a neat sacrifice and a long out The Eye BerthsTop of the game. to knot the score at 6-6 The
four hitter to take the crown. Medics added two more runs in ANP( ) Students annexed the I visitors won the fray in the ,
I Miller traveled the route for Fas golf aggregations;: from '
eleventh on a walk, single and
second of the
game series with a
: ron Six, giving up eleven safeties. ter. HAS, ComFairJax NATTCenter I,error
4-3 Jack
tally. Winkle
; Sparks paced the winners with Speedballer Doc Kissee was on Green Cove Springs and victory and gained the Continual disputes with the
four hits in four trips to the the mound for Hospital and went Cecil Field were busy last with the loss.Perry was charged umpires, managers and players
plate. Bullock led Fasron with a the distance giving up eleven week on the NAS layout when Picking their second / added to making the affair 'a
double and single in four timesat safeties Perry started for the' the linksmen vied for top hon- Ship's Company blasted the Student three and one-half hour contest
bat. Airman but was relieved by Hurl ors in a 72-hole meet to deter- and one of the most hotly con-
crew to a tune of 8-1 in the
I, Hospital will now take on Air- in the sixth Breen paced the mine who will enter battle for third fray of the series. George I tested games to be played at
he Golf tournamentin I
winners with a homer and dou- All-Navy Breen and Hugh Ha he garnered Mason Field in recetit years.
Wilson Wins ble in three times up. Cooper the Sixth Naval District two hits apiece for the winning Gushanas traveled the route
Selections will be chosen
tallied a pair of hits in three team and Pappy Hurl allowed 7 I for the Fliers giving up but
times at bat to lead the Medics. from the lowest four scores, hits in winning for Ship's Company eight well scattered'hits'and sent
Singles Title The same clubs were slated to with one alternate to continue :: and Endres of Students was eighteen batsmen down via the
I face each other in the second of further action in the Sixth Na- charged with the loss. strikeout route. The Fliers lowered t
1 Station singles tennis championLeon the championship series games val District to be played at a To wind the it their booming bats on four -
up series was
Wilson clinched the Jax Tuesday, but results of the game later date.Ueading. Perry of Ship's Company on the hurlers but failed to gain' their
I Navy singles title Monday eve were unknown at the time the the iron wielderslast hill for his third time in four eleventh straight win. Casey
ning when he beat the NATTCen- paper went to press week was Ken Sutton and backed excellent took the win for the Islandersand
1 ter singles winner, George Baulch with 299. Others with quali- games by
gave up three safeties and
1, __ __.._.. team support he turned in a two
on the NATTCenter njuiii. The fying scores were Bill Foulk hit two walks in the three frameshe
and 5.1 victory
score was 6-1, 6-0. Platt Gray 300; Frank Govern( 302; E. performance a toiled
the Students
r Only two weeks ago Wilson of I Scott, 210; and Al Harmon, over 4 S Manning paced the locals with
; VP-741, took the station title 313 who is the alternate pick- three singles. Neely Saunders,
1' away from Owen Williams, who Share Honors ed to enter further action. Tigers Split Faustyn and Weaver each garnered -
had held the crown three years a pair of hits for their ef
l consecutively. As the new station I Last week's blind bogey honors forts. ...
champion Wilson played the were shared with Les Platt and GOLF GOSSIP'I 'In Big ThrillerThe Saturday the locals downed

: NATTCenter titleholder to decide Jim Gray, who scored nets of I Wesconnett of the North Florida
I the Jax Navy Champion. 75. Platt shot an 83, picked 8 NAS Tigers took to the League, 5-1 to gain their twelfth
The match climaxed a week of the road last week for a pair of single thirteen starts.
for a handicap to give him A La Femme win in ...
f singles competition among ten 75. Gray shot an 81 and operated I tilts and wound up splitting Righter toiled for the Fliers J
netmen playing in the Center's the contests. Both games saw the and went all the ,
under a 6 handicap to throw the way giving up
tournament. All through the play top honors into a deadlock. I I Forty guys and dolls sweatedit locals come from behind to cause seven hits. Gezeili started for the
offs Baulch of ANP out on Sunday to compete in no end of trou'ole.The .
) always Bob Wallace scored the longest I visitors but was lifted in the sev-t
emerged the victor. And he be- drive of the day with a 275 yard I the Fourball Foursome on our local Tigers lost the opening enth and gave way way to Mach-
course. Scores were as hot as to the East Side Travelers
came the Center's titleholder late I game; ,
poke down the fairway.
t last week when he defeated Jim Al Harmon snared closest to I the atmosphere with a four-way 12.11 in a battle royal. ert.Fannon led the Fliers with a
White 6-0 6-3. tie for Low Net and a two-way Waller and Nunn shared the
triple and two singles in four
r the pin laurels! on No. 16 when '
tie for Class A.
Runner-up in mound duties for the locals with
The Jax Navy ti41e match truly trips.
his pill rested It feet from the
was Wilson's. His clever drop pin. Captain Rice with Betty Koch, Jjnn> taking the loss
shots, powerful baseline drivings Capt. & Mrs. Dittmar Comdr Green paced the Tigers with bats of Washington, Slater and'
and expert volleying kept Baulch I and NATTCenter doubles events &: Mrs. McMahon and Lt. &: Mrs. five hits in six trips.In Fergson played a big part in the
running all over the court m at- met each other Tuesday at 1630. Gray shared honors for Low Net the second game, the Tigerswon win,
t' tempts to return the blasts. II However results of that particular while Comdr. &: Mrs. Bedell and the fray in the ninth on a Wolz started for the Tigers and
Baulch managed to make his' match could not be obtained Comdr. &: Mrs. Helms took prizesfor grand slam homer by Bob Wolz: slammed out three singles, a double .

first nerve a good one but his I in time for publication in this Runners-up. who laid into the first pitchedball and a grand slam home run
second failed badly. Wilson then newspaper. Winners in Class B were Lt, to wrap up the win for the j in five times at 'bat. Waller dida

% sent a series of well-placed shots I I Comdr. &: Mrs. Hirst; Runner-up, locals. beautiful job of relief givingup
; across the barrier. Within 40 I Stan Musial has been electedas Comdr. &: Mrs. Wheat. Green again was the big noiseat but one safety in three in

minutes Wilson had the game the Cardinal's player-represen- Fuz Weber came 'through in the plate for the Tigers. Big nings.

sewed up. I tative succeeding Howie Pollet, her usual fine style to take long-1 ,....-.-.w.-. .,.. ..,...-....--
The champions of the station who was traded to the Pirates. est drive for women sharing hon-

ors on No* 5 with Max Morgan r 1 i1 F fQ 1

Jim Gray was closest to the pin 1J J

on No. 16 and matched Betty Be- rpI 1 I
: a
dell for longest putt on No. 18
Anne Mealy and Comdr first I

were way out in front for long- 44t t
est drive in Class B. Jack Fidel

A tr won longest putt on No 9. Sally J
Mann and B. J. Woodward coped t
honors for longest putt on No. 9 a r 1
&: closest to tHe pin on No 3. All
of which proves that practice t I
pays off- Sally &: B. J. are be- J
Cool breezes on the spankingnew I 1
patio a delicious buffet sup- I t
per and golf movies shown by 1

our pro, Jack Harvey, provedonce .
r more that we live in Golfers
r Paradise. i .

J Golf Tips: The only sure way : 3
to play honest golf is by counting a

every stroke-including your op
ponents'. t.tl

Pete Bryant set what if believed rAg tlg tlt.

to be a Sally League record
''f'o; i a. ED WARD- MORGAN is presenting a trophy to June 24, when he Vent the route GEOKGE BAULCH, left, the winner of the NATTCenter Singles t'w

r t' Jer.me E. Glaub, ADJ, new FASR.n- ping-pong champion, at for the eleventh straight time in Tennis Tournament, gives the familiar, handshake,fa,Jim,..Wfcite.Geftrg .
t' the Commanding Officer's inspection July It. Glaub wn out in I hurling Columbus''to' 10-3 vi. *>Baulch. will meet Leon Wilson'of MAS*.lot, the.>U&wchampionship. '.. ,.,

\ the finals over Chuck Schreck, AMAN, and Bob Prultt, AN. I tory over Jacksonville,., ',t. k '; :,'tIC JPage

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