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: August 2, 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
Resource Identifier: aleph - 000579555
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System ID: UF00028307:00328

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i a formal ceremony at NAS last Wednesday, six LSSL's (landing support by Lt. Giovanni D' Auria, commanding officer of the new "Alano": Rear Adin.
: ship, large), recently pulled from the mothball fleet at Green Cove Springs, were Glenn H. Davis, commandant of Sixth Naval District; S ,::nor Mario Luticlli,
I transferred to the Italian government as part of the Mutual Defense Assistance charge d' affaires, Italian Embassey, who accepted ships on behalf of the Italian I
Program. In left photo, officers and crews of the Italian Navy stand at attention, government, and Comdr. Athos Fraternale, ofiicer-in-charge of the Italian detachment -
while the band plays the Italian national anthem, following signing of custody which spent several weeks aboard NAS Jax learning operate the
certificates and hoisting of colors. In center. one of the 20 mm guns is inspected ships. A right photo, the Italian crews dress one of the ships.
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. 2 New Satellite ... I I i Patrol Squadron 5

Activities Formed -, I'! I II Annexes Coveted
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f NARTU JaxA :...J-- ,,-.r' '"" 'E' PennantPatrol
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new satellite activity of Squadron Five, a
the Jacksonville Naval Air VOL-9 No. 18 Naval Air Station, Jacksonville, Florida August 2, 1951 (! unit of Fled Air Wing i

Reserve Training Unit was 1- ------ -- Eleven based here, is one of

commissioned Sunday at Or-p three flying units of the At-
Rear Adm. Hardison New
lando, making i the second! I New 9-Hole lantic Fleet Air Wings to be

such group] to be formed this i I I III awarded the coveted Navy

month. The first was Auxiliary Golf Course "E", it was revealed this

Air Unit 741, which was Commander Fleet Air JaxAs II week.
activated July 22. I Thp three squadrons won the
For Station coveted award for their outstand-
.. Known as Auxiliary Air Unit the first salvo of a 13-gun salute echoed across Naval ing battle efficiency in antisubmarine

743 posed, the of Orlando many former group membersof Is com- Air Station yesterday morning, the two-star flag of Hear :I A new 9-hole golf course, readiness warfare in 1930:> operations and 1951. and

the Associated Volunteer Unit Admiral Osborne B. Hardison was unfurled atop the NAS designed to alleviate the congestion The other two Navy "E" win
Aviation, Orlando, which was decommissioned administration building, marking Admiral Ilardison's assumption
at the ]present 18-hole ners, aside from Patrol SquadronFive
30. The for-
June of command of Fleet Air Jacksonville. 'II are Patrol Squadron 45, a
mer unit was commissioned No- I Witnessing the colorful event layout is being constructed squadron of Mariner seaplane:

vember 6, 1948.Commissioning. I which was held in the area front- '.and will be ready for play based at Coco Solo, Canal Zone;
: the two auxiliary ing the NAS administration build and Air Ship Squadron Two, a
units in this! area Is part ofa I ing, were notable Jacksonville officials within the next two weeks, blimp squadron from Lakehurst.N. .
nation-wide program disbanding including Mayor Haydon e a it has been announced.The J. They met stiff drill and patrol -
Associated Volunteer Units and schedule to 29 other
Burns, high ranking Naval officers will be located top
aiA new course
reorganizing them into AuxiliaryAir and representative groups of units in the ComFair\Ving& com-
Units. Three reserve units officers and men from fleet units between Childs Street and the mand.
operate out of NARTU Jacksonville based at NAS. s cold storage plant on Yorktown By compiling their winning
: one each at Charleston, S. Gives Address I Street. The north and south record, the three unit: earned
C.. Orlando, and Jacksonville.Now Following an introduction by t boundary will be from Yorktownand prize money for the m'xt year.
Get Paid Capt. Allen Smith Jr. Chief of } Kf Albemarle. a pennant, and plaques to be
Staff ComFairJax Admiral Har presented in formal ceremoniesat
Under the reorganization program '" '*
a later date, it was announced.
differ- dison addressed the assembled
the only perceptible that. "Now.as To be made available to all Patrol Squadron Five, which
the AAU and personnel, stressing
ences personnel, the new course will flies P2V's was commanded dur-
AAU more never before in our historv. we
AVUA are that the
structure have the need and opportunity to be more accessible to the bar- ing the competition period bv
losely resembles the racks area. It is being empha- Comdr. Fred Bon ies and Comdr.
serve our country.
an organized reserve squadronand I sized that the construction oLthe Rex Warner.All .
his orders which offi-
its members receive drill pay Reading will not restrict three units are directed by
of cially gave him command of '.. I II" new course any
for their training. Rear Adm.
Richard F.
Fleet Air Jax. Admiral Hardison personnel from using the pres- Whitehead
the former volunteer units served acknowledgement ent 18-hole course. from his headquarters at the
saluted of
entirely without pay since World an i -n i Norfolk Va.
Naval Air
The in the midst
of an the 13-gun salute which was fired layout is now
II with the exception '
War I The annual of
awarding the bat
in his honor by the station's saluting of being constructed. Temporarytees
annual two weeks training cruise. battery. Rear Adm. Hardison and greens will be put in tle pennant is part of the over-
More Flexible Drill Relieves Montgomery play within the next two weeks, all plan carried out by ComFair-
The Associated Volunteer pro- I Admiral Hardison, who assum- and was designated a naval I aviator it is reported. Clubs can be secured Wing staff officers to keep
gram was designed to furnish i ed the post vacated recently by in June of the same year. for those not having their squadron equipment and person
training to Naval Air Reservists Admiral Alfred E Montgomery's He served on some of the most own private sets. nel at top efficiency for anti-
who were unable to affiliate withan retirement from active Naval famous ships in the annals of '* submarine warfare, the principle
organized reserve squadron due modern warfare, including the mission of the command.
service, concluded the ceremony
to confliction with their civilian with a brief inspection of Naval carriers USS Enterprise; USS Total yardage for the new layout Squadrons were judged on one
(Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 5) personnel present. Ranger and the USS Saratoga. will cover 2,763 yards, with year of operations in all the

-* Prior to his coming to Jackson- During World War II he com- five three and par five three par holes four holes.one Par par tricks of hunting submarines, in

An EmergencyAid ville, Admiral Hardison was (I'leasc Turn to Page 8, Col. 5)Wealber ) for the course will be 34. Navy patrol plane. style.
commander, Naval Forces, Mar- I t

SoughtFor i ernor ianas and of the Deputy Bonin-Volcano Military Gov-Is- I Outlook and The the shortness wide open of fairways the course, with TV! Show Planned

lands.A only a few drainage ditches as
I -aduate of the Naval Acad- I Hot, humid and sometimes wet hazards, will give the beginnerand a
Flood emy in 1916, Admiral Hardison that's the outlook given by the the "dubbcr" a real opportunity By NATTCenter
served aboard the old USS Texas weatherman for the week-end. I to score low and improvehis
with the British Grand Fleet in Friday Very warm humid game. The Public l i Information
Area VictimsPersonnel World War I operations againstthe and scattered showers. Winds S- Permanent tees and greens will Office at the Naval Air Tech
German Navy. After servingon I be planted and made ready as nical Training Center has an-
at Naval Air Sta- several other ships, includingthe SW.Saturday Hot, humid and I soon as possible, while a small nounced that television
tion Jacksonville, including mili- then presidential yacht, Mayflower thunder showers in the afternoon. club house and a practice putt- a variety Q
tary and civilian personnel of all he reported to Pensacolafor Winds, SSW.SundaySame.. ; ing green will also be built at a show, now in the pro
commands, who wish to make flight training in Jar 1923 later date, .it is announced.. duction planning stage will
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contributions to the American be presented shortly.
Red Cross appeal for a special ;' "We're trying something new
fund to meet extremeemergencies in Public I i Information," an-
in the Mid-West. flooded nounted Lt James Wolfe NAT-
areas, can offer theird6natlon 5 : ; TC PIO, "For a long time in ad-
now. ,Cross vertising circles it has been
The American Iced is known that the way to get a
appealing to the American peo- : message across is to attract the
ple for $5,000,000 to mct the .: attention of the public with
resulting from "." that entertains them.
emergencies :'..: '1 something
flooded areas in Kansas, Missouri :' '.'I That's what we intend to do: entertain -
Oklahoma and Illinois. the public and provide
Commands located at NAS, them with information about
are requested by the Red Crossto NATTC activities in a form similar -
support this request for to a 'commercial' ".
funds, although there will be no Much Planning
"drive" to solicit funds, according h a 1 Emphasizing the amount of pre-
to Chaplain Charles A. Dit't- planning that was necessary to
mar, senior station chaplain, television production, Lieutenant
and member of the Board of Wolfe pointed out that it hu
Directors of the Duval County been necessary to find and train
Chapter, American Red Cross. personnel for nineteen separateand i
,_. _.,,,, distinct production positions.
Personnel can make their contributions :!i L" >I'I'--------- ---------------
to this fund throughthe GIANT GL01JEAIASTER VISITS-One of the Air Force's giant C-124 Globemasters largest! lie stated that while the show
NAS Red Cross office or operational cargo type aircraft in existence, is shown on the NAS runway where she alighted with would be presented at no cost to
to the Chaplain's office build- a cargo of engines for a B-29 which made a forced landing here. The huge plane, which came here the Navy, to present such a pro-
Ing 750. Contributions will be from Hunter Air Force Case, Ga., can carry 200 troops with equipment. Its fuselage! Is four decks duction at current network rates
received between August 1 and thick, or about 50 feet; It has a wing; span of 173 feet antis 163 feel lon(. With its l admj plat would require a budget of $7,50(1.(
10. form in front, it seems to "swallow" its urco (Please Turn to Page 9, Col. 1).
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Two JAX AIR NEWS August 2/1951; '

Report From Washington .

Ja J..e.>>' _":.t11V'" N :;::i.-r. Consider Tax Exemptions For ServicemenEstablish

Published every Thursday for Navy activities at Naval Air

Station. Jacksonville. Fla. Joint Airborne Troop BoardBy
NAS, Jacksonville

Cant Douglas T. Day Commanding Officer Armed Forces Press Service Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, State :Department ._
Comdr. Porter F. Bedell .Executive Officer The Senate Finance Committee has agreedto and the British and Canadian Royal Air
Lt. Gordon D. Walker Public Information Officer consider a bill granting a $600 annual per- Forces are attending the Air War College's

Fleet Air Jacksonville sonal income tax exemption to all Armed 10month course at Maxwell, AFB, Ala.
Rear Adm. Osborne B. Hardison Commander Forces personnel plus $100 exemption for -
Capt. Allen Smith Chief of Staff each dependent exclusive of spouse. The only The Air Force has completed arrangementswith
Fleet Air Wing Eleven income tax exemptions now provided for mil- the French Government for the use of

Capt. Jesse S. McClure t _______ Commander itary personnel are the $200 per month allow- several sites in French Morocco for air base
Comdr. Joseph T. Thornton Chief Staff Officer ed officers of pay grade 0.1 and above, and development J
total pay of warrant officers and EM serving
Naval Air Technical Training Center in the Korean Navy is preparing to entertain officers: a
Capt. Lester K. Rice .._.,L-----, L Commanding Officer combat zone. and of British cruiser and a sloop
....... .. Executive Officer crews a
: :
Comdr. John A. Gamon Jr.
The three judges of the new U.. S. Court of scheduled to visit New England ports Aug-
Naval Hospital Military Appeals all have had military serve ust and September on a goodwill tour. .
Capt. Dwight J. Wharton Commanding Officer .
ice. Judge Robert E. Quinn is a commander '.
Capt. Guy E. Stahr Executive Officer in the U. S. Naval Reserve. Judge George W. The Navy has increased the monthly cloth- .
NARTU Latimer served as Chief of Staff of the 40th ing allowance of WAVES to equal the allow.
Capt. Raymond N. Sharp Commanding Officer Division in WW 11. Judge Paul W. Brosman js ance paid to men. Enlisted women formerly
Comdr. Anthony Trusso_ Executive Officer a colonel in the Air Force Reserve. received $4.50 basic allowance, and 16.00 I'
standard. Effective this month they will receive -
Editorial Offices in Rooms 123 and 125 Main Administration The Navy has postponed until November $5.10 basic, and $7.20 standard. I
building. Phone extension 8184. 1 a revision of rental rates on Navy-owned
Editor-Andrew H. Planey housing for enlisted personnel. Higher rates A Joint Airborne Troop Board has been established !
Staff Members: John L. Almond; Barbara Rickman. SN; had been planned to take affect on August 1. at Fort Bragg, N. C., composed of I
Gerald Hynes, SN; Terry Ziegler, SA; Mary Bixiones, SN. Army, Navy Marine Corps and Air Force
The JAX AIR NEWS:; is published weekly at the U. b. Naval Air Station The Air Force has established an officers' personnel. The boards will co-ordinate and
fundsat !
Jacksonville. Florida, and printed commercially with non-appropriated
no expense to the government and in compliance with NAVEXOS P-35. Rev. Career Plan designated to prevent "stagnationand develop techniques used by the various serv-
Nov. 1945. Copies are distributed free of charge at the Naval Air Station, the lack of advancement at the higher levels." ices, and evaluate tactics, techniques, equip. ;
Naval Air Reserve Training Unit. Naval Auxiliary Air Station. Cecil Field and Details are promulgated in Air Force Letter ment and training. I .
the U. S. Naval Hospital.
Armed Forces Press Service. 35-540, 11 June 1951. Implementation will be
The JAX AIR NEWS li a member of the
AFPS material appearing In this publication may not be reprinted without effected as soon as possible. Armed Forces schools in the U. S. and
!h. written permission I of Armed Forces Press Service.I R of othermatter abroad have graduated or are training more

Editor: JAX except: AIR by NEWS.service publications, U prohibited without permission ct The Army has announced that dependentsof than 12,000 foreign students as part .of the :.

personnel employed in a civil capacity in Military Assistance.program.. .
Some Are Confused! Germany are entitled to free living quarters
within the country, and quarters allowance The Navy has announced qualification terms .
outside the country, if their assignment is at for award of the Medal for Humane Action

President's Extension of Enlistments a post other than the duty post of their sponsor for participation in the Berlin Airlift. Persons
who served at least 120 days between June ;I "
e 26, 1948, and Sept. 30, 1949, within the boundaries .
Under UMTS Act Is Clarified The Navy. has revised its correspondencecourse of the Airlift, and attached to one of -
program to make it available to mem- the direct participating units are eligible. '"

President Truman's extension of enlistments of Armed Forces en- bers of the Naval Reserve. Prior to July 5, the Designated units are: Air Transport Squadron
Train- courses were available only to Volunteer Reserves Six, Air Transport Squadron Eight, GCA
the Universal
listed personnel, under the provisions of Military
Unit 21 GCA Unit and GCA Unit 31.
on inactive duty. The officer course on .28. .
ing and Service AC, has caused some confusion among: Servicemen. '
: the Uniform Code of Military Justice was recently "
Much of the trouble is centered 15: to 24 months' service under a opened to all personnel, Reserve and The new Universal Military Training and
around the two terms "extensioncf extends the time during which
phasing-out schedule to be an- Regular, enlisted and commissioned. The Service Act
enlistments" and "time left to and National Guard officers
nounced later. courses are available from the Brooklyn, N. Army
serve on active duty. Y. Naval Base. and warrant officers may serve without los-
S. Inductees: inductees must ,
"Extension of enlistments" applies serve 24 months, even those orig- ing civilian reemployment rights from three

to all Servicemen whose en- inally drafted for a 21-month pe- A class of 137 officers representing Army- years to four years.
listments in the Regular compo- riod.

nents, Reserves or National Guardcf <4.<: Regulars: "Time left to serve Selection Board
the United States, expire be- on active duty" is governed by the
tween July 9, 1951: and June 30, length of enlistment. However,

1952, Inclusive. Such enlistments, enlistments normally expiring be- Meet August 14

jf not previously extended are ex- tween July 9, 1951: and June 30,
tended for one ;year The same applies 1952, inclusive, will continue for Convening on August 14, a line
to enlistments of Reservistsnot another year, unless these expirations selection board will recommend t ,

on active duty. are the result of a previous \1i officers: on active duty for tem-
"Time left to serve on active one-year extension. (AFPS). F I porary promotion to the grade of
duty" la broken down in this man- Captain. Eligible officers will include iI
: it those Commanders of the
ner Real Unified Officer
Navy and Naval Reserve on ac-
1. Inactive Reserves (non pay) He Has Tried 'Em All tive duty ,with the.Navy on or
who were involuntarily recalled: LWt -i-f prior to July 1, 1951.
March AFB, Calif. (AFPS-
Army enlisted personnel in this Mr. Unification might be an ap- Any officer meeting the fore-
will be released by December v must also
category going requirement
propriate title for 2nd Lt. Leo J.
Airmen may request a Innerbichler, USAF, on duty with have five or more years service ..
release after serving months on the Ninth Weather Squadron of in grade on June 30, 1952, computed ..
active duty. Navy enlisted personnel from the date of rank, to -
the Air Weather Service here.
in this comparable cate- be eligible for promotion. Special
still in the
gory will be separated after 12 Although early years J fitness 'reports must be submitted -
he has beena
of his
to 17 months' active duty. The in the case of eligible reserve I
member of the Army, Navy and '
Marine Corps is now releasing Re- officers who have not previously "
his service
Air Force. Beginning
serves in all classes, who so desire submitted such reports during
under a monthly quota sys- with the Army in 1944, he was ."..,, j ( -. the current tour of active duty
selected to attend the U. S. Naval .
in effect.
tem already
Academy, and was one of 171
2. Organized Reserves (pay sta- members of the 1950 graduatingclass LAD WINS HIGH AWARD The National Safety Council Noisy Thief!

tus) recalled to active duty: Army to volunteer for Air Force Presidents Gold Certificate Award for "courage, heroism, and Star, Idaho (AFPS)-This small
enlisted men in this category will duty. bravery", was presented to Robert Vann, 14 (third from. kit) by western Idaho community had its
serve 24 months but could be re- Dr. J. L. Attwood, (right) president of the Jacksonville Safety I first civilian defense drill quite

leased sooner, depending on the Medics See New Method Council last Friday. Witnessing the presentation first such award I by accident. *
International situation. Airmen ever to be made in Jacksonville were yo /.1: Vann's parents, Mr. I A burglar, attempting to pry
must serve 21 months. Navy enlisted Aiding Frostbite Cases and Mrs. Clare Patterson, (second froi/. left and second from I open a hardware store, set off an
men may be released after right), and younger: brother, Boyace (center right). Mrs. Lennie alarm system which sounded the
Washington (AFPS) A teamof Humphries, executive secretary of the Jacksonville Safety Council ar: raid signal on the store's roof

Brings Back His military and civilian experts is on the left. The certificate was given the youth for his actionin The burglar escaped. .
who studied frostbite casualties in saving the lives of two infants in a burning home at Cecil I
Korea have recommended a new Field last month.
treatment for this in j iry.
Trucking Spirit The new method includes rest i DIVINESERViCES

in bed daily foot care with a mild Cecil Field Youngster Awarded

With Scale Model cleansing agent, a hospital ward II
temperature of between 72 and 78
Medal For Heroic Action
p degrees, use of penicillin during AT THE STATION CHAPELS
More than 170 hours work overa evacuation, and abstinence from .. .
six-month period has brought smoking by the patient. At a special ceremony Protestant'
integrity that is often imparativein
forth a bit of the old "trucking 4
spirit," for Paul F. Schwartz, I .. staged in the ballroom of the saving the life of others." 0830-Morning I Services, All- ,

AM3, of Fasron 6, who has just George Washington Hotel, Robert, the son of Mrs. ClareL. Saints Chapel.
completed something different in Robert Taylor Vann, 14, of Peterson and stepson of ClareL. 0915-Naval' Hospital ChapeL J t

the way of scale models. 212-B Cecil Field housing received Peterson, AN, of Fasron-Nine, .1iiS-J\ll'Samts' ChapeL I I4ry
His bright red and shiny silver President's Gold Cecil Field, entered the burning ? Catholic '
small-sired replica is that of a quarters at :112-B Cecil Field, 0830 and 0930-Mass, St. Ed.ward's I
tractor-trailer. And that the I Metal Certificate from the and rescued little Michael Wayne, Chapel. ti

scale model is a truck is ..quite National Safety Council, an 13 months and Milford Jr., 2 0930-iSt Edwards' Chapel (Catechism

natural, inasmuch as Paul was award for courage, heroism months. trapped. in. the. bedroom. Class).
the owner and operator of sucha ice and bravery in saving the 1030-Mass, St. Edward's Chapel
vehicle before he was recalledto Captain Carson Hawkins, com- 0645-Mass at Hospital ChapeL
active duty.Schwartz lives of two children from a ; manding officer of Cecil Field, Mormon ..
devoted all his noon burning home June 14th at has also commended the young-
hours since February to work on Cecil Field housing. ster on a "job well done." Wednesday-1930-at Small Cha.

the life-like model. He assembledthe This was the first such award Mrs. Lennie Humphries, exec- DeL ..
truck in the Fasron 6 metal ever to be made in Jacksonville. utive secretary of the Jackson- m6ny Monday night.. Also, all ,..
shop. It is an exact replica of the ville Safety Council heard of obtainable information was for-

"rig" Paul operated in civilian The presentation was made by Roberts' actions and contactedthe warded to the Carnegie Insti-

life, he said. Dr. J. K. Attwood, president of National Safety Council and tute, Pittsburgh, Pa. The Carnegie
when he
Prior to last October the Jacksonville Safety Council applied for their coveted award, Hero Commission will conductan
was recalled, he was engaged in President's Gold Metal Cer- the
Dr. Attwood said, in part: "The the intensive investigation of
the long distance transfer bus- safety council is happy indeed, tificate. Two weeks later, last case in contemplation of present .
iness operating out of his home afternoon Robert received I their Car.negie .
ION MANICURE A to make this presentation to you, Friday ing the young hero ,
Pa. %0 "
Falls '
town, Beaver the award. Hero Award. ',
The tractor-trailer model now beauty treatment is given 20 Robert. Your courage, heroism Accompanying Robert at' the" ,.\
of steel crewmen of the and bravery will serve as a '
hands ofPaul' tons as
has fallen into VFW Post at Wesconnett held,at the'Gtoue ;: .
Fred- aircraft carrier Coral Sea pre- shining example to all young- The ceremony ..
two-year-old son,
arises him with a commen- Washington were hit parents d' oJ
starboard sters when the necessity presented
her anchor
to paint
erick Earl, who & using it as a pare. for the show of fortitude and the dation at a special dinner cere- younger,, brother'' ,)Boyace. .,!2.','.:\ '
push tor. '\
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August 2, JAX Am NEWS" __ Page Three

NAS Malana-Mosquito Unit Reports

rmiat10 Dia l Fly, Mosquito Problem To Remain ._I

IB Midwest's Inundated Area :
("Station Dialogue" provides an
John M. Ilirst who has
Lcdr. ,
opportunity for military and civilian Six enlisted men, all trained in
I" personnel of NAS to voice been in the Kansas City flood the local Unit, are acting as tech
'.. their opinions on a question put area with a detachment of the nical advisors to teams organizedat
Malaria and Mosquito NAS Olathe. The equipment
NAS Jax's
to them by a Jax Air News reporter the
Control Unit, has reported that and methods employed are
), newest developed by the Navy for
Today's question Is: "What do the possibility of an acute fly and similar anti-insect campaigns in

you think should be done regarding mosquito problem will probably military areas.
remain for several months. This is not the first time the
the dope problem In this country w gcw
The detachment, carrying four Unit has participated in relief of
J. T Do'W think the public U ,I II F large fogging machines and tour a disaster stricken area. In 1948
a being too complacent about the space spray units, left NAS Jax four of its planes flew to Miami
wfaoto .lfaction? I over a week ago in two RID during a serious polio epidemic
transports, on request of the U.S. spraying 33,000 acres in two days.

I Giles N. Price, FCS-2, X-2 Division :, Public Health Service. They are I .
.. .. : "I think I making NAS Olathe, about 10 LETTER TELLSTAGEDY
that the average miles from the flooded area, their
Americanis : official headquarters while conducting !.
too compla- : an energetic campaign or'I
cent about the I against disease-bearing Insects.

serious situation : .. Hirst reported that while the
regard- muck left by the receding waters FLOODED AREA
I ing dope ped _ has provided a perfect breeding
dlers. City place for the insects, the hard'
state, and fed- working Control Unit has met : What is the aftermath of a
I eral law authorities with appreciable success. They great flood disaster, especiallythe
should expect to return to theNaval, Air one which ravaged Kansas
lose no time inclamping MALFUNCTION RANGE READY USE-Bradford New- Station in about five days, he revealed City last week?
: .... '..J comb AA; fires the 20 millimeter cannon at the new $40,000 malfunction Filth, losses, stench melancholy -
; Price down on ped- range set-up at the Naval Air Technical Training Center and tragedy are the answers
'... dlers. When they are apprehended here. Gunner William Feaster, officer in charge of the range, left to be found in a letter Lester C.
they should be given a fair and Edwin S. Hall, AOC, instructor, observe the operation Middies End Avera, UN, wrote to his wife
trial and if found guilty they this week.
.: should be ,given a stiff Jail sen- $40.000 Operation Avera is with the Malaria and
tence.". Base Visit Mosquito Control Unit from NAS
Jacksonville which last week
Training Center's Malfunction was ordered into the inundatedarea
Joseph H. Legette SHI, Navy Softie 100 Annapolis midshipmen to cope with flies and mos-
Exchange : who have been visiting the quitoes. Six enlisted men, three
I "The dope situ- Range Placed In OperationThe Naval Air Station since last Sat- of which are from Jax, left with
... f urday afternoon, left by Navy Lcdr. John M. Hirst, officer-in-
ation is serious.
". + $40,000 malfunction range at NATTCenter here is completedand Constitution for NAS Key West charge of the unit and Lt. (jg)
w The addict is in operation this week. The range is designed for practical appli- and the Eglin Air Force Base at Joseph McWilliams.
4 innocent and cation of theory that the student haS learned in the Aviation Ord- Valparlse to continue their sum- *
should be nance School. mer cruise. In his letter Avera gives his:
placed under Each student belts and fires This was the second and last wife Irene, a first-hand accountof
... y medical care The range is composed of four
group of middies to touch at Jacksonville the great flood's aftermath.He .
but the peddler his own 20 millimeter and 50 ,Individual rooms or gun bays,,
in the 1951: Summer Air wrote, in part: "It has been a
is the man that caliber ammunition. The student I while each bay has 5 dual mounts Cruise. long, hard day, and I am pretty

should be gets two, days of practical instruction installed. Each mount will ac- Upon completion of the cruise, well done in. We just returned
thrown into comodate either the 20 millimeteror from eating, and I am ready to
on the smiftimeter the midshipmen will spend a week
Legette prison A fine the 50 caliber. The bay has a
hit the sack.
isn't enough-jail is too good for cannon and the 50 caliber ma- concave roof to deaden the soundof training in carrier operations "It is impossible to describethe
aboard the USS Roosevelt. This
them, and death in the chair is chine gun. the firing. flood area. You can't picturethe
will be followed by a three week's
I what they should receive" The student fires the first dayto indoctrination with West tragedies. Going along the
overcome his nervousness, and The gun is fired directly i joint Point cadets at the Navy's am- I area you see freight cars piled
to familiarize himself with the through a port in the bulkhead I one on another; then you see
Lt. (jg) Joseph Diedrich, VP-23, training base,
gun. The first day student is not into a sand bank outside. A r large buildings destroyed and
Miami: "In my graded. The second day mal- forced draft of air from a large Creek, Va.Tenned the sight of the loss of large con-
opinion i they functions that will occur in the fan topside, forces the smoke and "Camid VI, this phaseof cerns make you heart-sick.
should increasethe field are put in" the gun. This fumes outside through the port training has been planned to .
{ 4iI exercise is graded. and -outside. An instructor is promote understanding between "Just past the industrial area,"
penalty for present at all' times during firingto Army, Navy and Marine Corps. he continues, "you come to the
dope peddlers.If The instructor puts malfunc- lessen the chances of an acci- At its close the trainees are to housing section, and all the
the law tions In the guns. It is the stu- dent. return to their respective Acade- homes are completely destroyed.Here .
makes every dent's job to locate the mal- The range was designed by a mies to begin their third year we came across a little man
functions and repair them. Six NATTCenter Chief Ordnanceman studies in the new term opening with not a thing in the world
effort to get rounds of ammunition is allotted Edgar S. Hall. A civilian September 6. but a broken heart wishing he
these racked
tii teers the ad- each man to correct the discrepancy architect drew the .plans. The I had been destroyed along with
building opened July 2nd.Mounts his life savings. You see a kid
_. .. dicts will be Official/ W\V History
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were tested and guns were test- standing or maybe lying o
Diedrich less. I think fired July 9. mud in front of what was his
", every dope peddler should "be Civilian Personnel . Offered' Free To Vets home, with tears in his eyes and
j... given at least 25 years in jail. An estimated 75 students fire digging in the mud to salvage
Office OpenedAt each week. In addition to a care- Servicemen who were wounded something of a life just gone by.
William Howard, employee, Cobbler ful practical checkout each man in action during World War II "After seeing him," Avera
I Shop: "The NATTCenterA gets a thorough check on saftey now have an opportunity to ob- wrote, "you forgot all about the
'.. e reports we precaution. tain a free copy: ot the official millions of dollars damage to the
have been hear- Gunner William Feaster offi- Army record of "where it hap- railroads and stockyards and C
about new civilian personnel office pened." want to break down and cry
ing dopepeddlers cer-in-charge of the range, says, you
are was opened at NATTCenter, "Our primary mission at the mal- Army Historical Division has with the little man who lost his
more serious Wednesday. The office will be located function range is to obtain a pos- announced that the series, "Amer- life's work when his grocery
t h a n we in the Administration build- itive check of the student's abil- ican Forces in Action," Is now store went out with the water.
thought. Gangsters ing. ity to fire and maintain the 20 available to all Servicemen. I "Now, after everything is lost"
who sell Walter I. Rambo, a native of millimeter and 50 caliber guns. While the entire paperboundseries I Avera concluded, "these people!
dope are mur- Jacksonville, will be in charge. An Each instructor here makes it is for sale, any man are faced with all types of dis-
derers. They Aviation Electricians Mate in the his personal responsibility to see wounded I a a geographical locale eases. Flies are breeding all over
?Y should be given old NATTCenter back In 1943, that the student learns adequate cohered by any tingle volume the area" and rats are just as
the Rambo, after his release from in addition to
electric safety precautions may obtain that volume, "" .
chair or hang- the Navy, returned to his old job his gun know-how. free, by writing to the Office
Howard ing, whatever eight days later as a civilian. The range has six instructors, of the Chief of Military History Aclhn Ruins Ship's
'. the penalty is in the state which The new office will be responsible four of them Navy men, two are ,.Washington 25, D. C.
they are caught. This horrible for any problems: that will ar- Marines. Donald Bass, AOC, is Following are the 'titles available Guns Gels RepairsThe
mess should be cleaned up, as rive that concern civilian person- the "A" School Supervisor, while : "Papuan Campaign," "To ;
there are too many American nel. It is designed primarily to Joseph J. Black, AOC, is super- Bizerte with the II Corps," "Sal- U.S.S. St Paul is now undergoing -
young" boys and girls being recruit civilian personnel prepare visor for the "B" School. erno," "Volturno," "The WinterL overhaul at the U. S.
ruined. .. the necessary paper work, and to In e ", "Merrill's Marauders," Naval Shipyard, San Francisco* '
t *
maintain the necessary records. Beneficial suggestions resulted "Omaha Beachhead "The Ad- Calif
; Seville Kelly, Ship Service emI The NATTCenter Safety Inspector in a saving of approximately $150- miralties," "Makin," G u am ," The cruiser recently returned
ployee : "It will also be in the new office. 374.73 to this activity during 1950. "Small Unit Actions," "St. Lo," from Korea with her eight-Inch
really is time I The Safety Inspector's office is I Did you do your part in effectingthis "Anzio Beachhead," "Utah Beachto gun worst out due to tile heat
under Lt. Roland W Westover. I savings by submitting your Cherbourg.-AFPS). generated from constant firing
'" for the American -
,. Ideas for improvements and from enlargement of the
y people to lands (ridges lathe rifling; of
( get aroused to "Join The Navy And See ." the barrel).

d 0 somethingwith The amount of expansion was a
I (.: ', 'he. gangs- mere 20/100th of an inch, but thatis
Of World As
ters. The dopesituation Men Carrier Air Group "Seeing" enough to cause inaccurate fir
ing and shorten the range.

-- Kell 1"e"la worse think.t: .h. a.In n One Of Navy's Most Traveled Units will Each cost new an barrel-nine estimated in 17000.all-*

I I They are transported to the West
my opinion the chair would be the "Join Air Group One traveling ways in '48 and 'i9 Sicily; Tunis and Oran in North Coast from the Naval Gun Fac
'. thing for them. While they have with an around the world cruise Africa; Istanbul, Turkey, and tory at Washington, D. C.
ruined hundreds of lives they and see the world, might aboard the USS Tarawa. last but not least by any means The barrels weigh 18 tons, are
':'::l :- should" be made to suffer like- well be the slogan of offi- Continuing Its seagoing activ- the French Riviera. 42 feet long, and require a crew;

; a,.. wise. cers and men of the Air ities CAG-1 made several cruises While la these ports the of- of 20 men to install. Prior to ins
i,r' t I which the last year and the first ficers and men have made tripsto stallation, the guns are fired six
; NATO ESTABLISHES SCIIOOL Group over past seven months of '*1951 has Rome, Paris, Florence and times to insure proper functioning,
years, has become one of seen the Air Group touring the the Swiss Alps.Highlighting 4 .
London ( ) -
.,'''-fit ,1 Atlantic Treaty Organization will the Navy's most traveled Carribean on the aircraft car- these tours for Chanute, Kajn. (AFFS) A:

: establish a defense college near units. rier, USS Oriskany and the Mediterranean some of the men has been occasions prowler made off with four T.
.' I Paris this fall to; train NATO military Although the home port of on another carrier, when they have personally bone steaks and other foods whenhe
officers. The first class will the group Is NAS Jacksonville, Personnel of the group have viewed world famous notables entered the home' of Kenneth
"'. be composed of about 50 Army, local residents have seen little had the opportunity to make extended such as the Pope, King and Slocum. Tha cost of living must
Navy and Air officers drawn from of the personnel composing the visits to such renowned Queen of Greece and King Far- have Influenced him; h. over
'.. Supreme Headquarters. group since they began their ports as Syracuse and Palermo, ouk ot Egypt looked the family silver: -



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I. VC-62 PILOTS 'CHECK OUT' WITH NEWLY 1t:1Jetrie-Named: -


Forty-eigfct hours after the arrival of the first
."' two jets assigned to VC-62 at NAAS, Cecil Field, FROM For Com Fair Jax' I R

r only photographic squadron on the East Coast,
t 17 of the outfit's pilots had checked out in the Lt. Conner Petrie., Jr., will assume r

I. Banshees. the' post of Flag Secretaryof
It' Many hours of feverish commissioning work grow un- the staff, of Commander Fleet J' I II
on the first Banshees to arrive preceded the qualification Air Jacksonville on August 15. relieving I
} of the pilots as capable jet jockeys for the ?" I ; Comdr. Charles D. Fon-
planes which came equipped with an elongated for 20 vlelle, who will take command of
t snout specially to house the aerial cameras. I Fighter Squadron 74. ,
The first pair of planes was flown in from

Cherry Point by Comdr. "Pete" L Keith, com i' d a spade a I
manding officer and Lt Newell F. Olsen operations foot With I IJ
i' officer, last Thursday on July 12. The next I ;f
two were delivered by Lcdr. Roy B. Dalton, executive -
r. officer and Lt. John T. 'Ted' Crosby, train next to
ing officer, on Friday. Lcdr Dalton then returned beer.
f' to Cherry Point and aided by Lt. Barclay W with the

J, Smith, flew dog nn.th a remaining* two planes. left

Guided by maintenance officer, Lt. Millard F. to your the
Haley, electronics technicians, mechanics, metal- is," said ;
'I( smiths and electricians swarmed over the aircraft drank the
r and made the required acceptance checks. & ,
An even dozen enlisted men, under the direct Lt. (jg) Robert

supervision of Paul Berry, ADC, made the checkson of the first to check ( at 12- 'ea'r. w.
each plane. new jet aircraft, is
By 0800( on Saturday July 14, the pilots, who work.

have been flying conventional type fighters con maintenance school old."
verted for work cleared for their
photo were older
Field St. Louis for
initial familiarzation flight in the jets. a
In addition Roger
The new jet planes, which are, totally unarmedin of plane If he wor-
Contrast to other conventional type aircraft in group
tenance instructions
the squadron, will enable pilots to obtain target Jacksonville. John L. -_"___"'. II. ..
photos with greater ease than in the past becauseof ;
clubs for
bin, ADS; Leroy ; I Lt. Petrie
of which
the variety cameras they can carry on
ADAN Donald S.
a single mission. ; ; I I ] fails.. During the Berlin airlift opera-
R. Bihler, AA, are the
tions, Lt. Petrie was one of the

The" added speed will also permit them to re- Credit for I I to the doc pilots flying the Navy transports
turn to carriers or bases more speedily than in must also be given have chil shattering the record for amounts
the past 'and thus fulfill the prime function of Fasron a jet shop and go to the of food and material brought into
photo pilots-to get the pictures of strikes and the plane and engine the beleagured German capital.

target areas rather than to actually engage the Originally -, Wears D.F.C. ,
enemy in aerial combat.In December 1948 as a give His first assignment Was in the
preparation for the receipt of the Banshees, shortly thereafter Pacific aboard the aircraft car "
Lt. Haley, Chief Berry, Robert E. Stowell, AEC, Its home port was ." rler USS Independence as a fighter .
and Frank U Roberson, AEC, attended the F2H transferred to Cecil pilot operating against the Japanese

team la It was during this* time

I 1 AX, PENSACOLA a change that he earned two Distinguished .
Flying Crosses, the Air Medal
with nine stars in lieu of nine simIlar -
l 'Six Bits' LOCAL WATER SKI soon.'I: b that Citation.decorations and- the Navy Unit

: The second practice instrument In spite of threatening weather '' ?'! I Participate In Lift
stack conducted by Fas- the first intra-team water him I I At the end of the hostilities he
I skiing meet ever held at NAS I was serving with VB-7 and remained -
ron 6 recently came off last Jacksonville was staged last Jax I with that unit until the

i week with four planes and Saturday and Sunday afternoonson the early part of 1947 when he was

tl eight pilots taking part. The the St. Johns River behind thorn, attached to VF20. *

was led by Comdr Ed-I the BOQ area. Matching their Eight, In the latter part of the same
group VC62,
skills against each other in the year while, serving with the Far
ward Morgan, commanding slalom, jumping, and trick riding places Eastern branch of the :MilitaryAir
officer, and Lt. (jg) Sigurd events were Jax Navy and pen- Transport Service that he and

I Gudal in plane number one. sacola skiiers. ,I Lcdr.places usual next his outfit were directed to Ger-

The other ptanes were pilotedby The slalom event ended in a and many and their subsequent assignment -
Lt. Charles Adair, Steven Do- fourway tie. With 12 points each I jackpot, to the "lift". For his
bay, ADCAP); Lt. (jg) Ken- were Comdr. Vincent Hathornand I prizes are participation in the operation, he
neth Harper, William\ Bailey, ACC Lt. John Home of Jax Navy, His persons. was awarded another Air Medal.
/ (AP); Eschol Frost, AMCAP), and Lt. St. Mars (French Navy) ed will i From Berlin he reported to the
," and Lt. Kilnitzky. Lt. Kilnitzky, and Lcdr. Cormier, both of Pen I Lcdr. Saturday I University of California at Loa
t who is a member of the Atlantic sacola. In a runoff, Lcdr. Cor- jump There will Angeles and upon completion of

Fleet Reserve was co-pilot in the mier scored 14 points, making up scheduled his studies, reported ,to the staffof
t plane flown by Chief Frost. I i! mate; at 1800. Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville -

Actual instrument conditionswere Plan avail .
I simulated throughout the j jI third protec- .
flights and at the completion of Leavit 1 swimming.
I the operations a well done was re 1 Of Officers' ClubThe 125. opened trial Outgoing Navy

controller 30. '
k Although there is nothing Officers' Club at NAS is were fur- Secretary Sends .
standing about conducting a prac- slated for early expansion of Jax, the dance
its dance floor facilities and
tice stack, it is believed Fasron 6 mar. birth- His Good WishesExpressing
patio, it has been announced. the prizes
is one of the few (perhaps only)
Fasron to conduct this type of advanced Bids are advertised by the Navy
Public Works department to be appreciation and
t' training.. opened August; 15. gratitude for their fine work and
4 l 1I01t'1i loyalty during his term as Sec-
Ernest P. Gagnon, AN, and Plans for the expansion have and retary of the Navy, Francis..
already been designed with the -(( f I Dies
Maurice Gagne, AA, have com Mathews, has forwarded a final
pleted their tour of duty as mess overall cost expected to run to The last message to "all hands".,
about $40,000. The main lounge,
lackeys and will resume their reg-
In his former
Service I message the Sec-
held over
where dances are is to be
ular duties with the squadron. doubled its size girl," for retary of the Navy, who has been
nearly present ,
Charles Lindsay, AD2, has ret ,
the addition to be made towardthe ] of World succeeded by Dan Kimball, for-
ported aboard from Port Lyautey river. This will necessitate by the Phila- mer under-secretary of the Navy,
check crew'
and will work on the writes:
,. moving the existing patio pro-
Tom Butler, AM3, who recently portionately closer to t:.1 river. aged "On the eve of termination of
spent almost three years in Jacksonville ] redecoration of the I Dose, in World my duties as Secretary of the
r with VF-11 and now has expanded Complete lounge will be undertaken Capt. major. Navy, I wish to express to the
(, just returned from sea duty on on completion of con- Hoc of the men and women of the United
the USS :Megara, Lional Broxton, struction work.Expansion the States Navy and the United
k TN; Gareth Penrose, AM2; Jerome -, cabin Croix States Marine Corps and their
r Rosen, ADl, and Bernard of the lounge, II reserve components, serving the
Arteaga, AD3, have also reported where all dances are held, will I The ] and native two nation patriotically throughoutthe
aboard for duty. fulfill a long felt need, as pre- a worldmy, sincere appreciation I
sent facilities have been taxedto ment
for the loyalty they have
Broxton and Penrose were already -
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attached to the squadronbut full capacity. During the shown throughout the period of
f winter months the lounge will incumbency
have been away on TAD or- my
also be used for various typesof ,
"To it has been
ders. me a great
social .
gatherings.The privilege to serve with them and

t A former inimical instrument construction, which it is to experience, in the face of an
salesman, Robert D. Fry, AA, hoped will be completed in time i0 J av a.ewv a, .: increasingly critical world situation
for the annual New Year'ldance f' .
f lates the salute this week as a resurgence of the tra-
"White Hat of the Week" will not interfere with ditional American Naval customto
the regular Saturday night the issue ]
meet squarely, and
Sold on the advantages of Uncle -
r dances, it is said. to surmount all difficulties,
Sam's Navy by the recruiting
.y. whatever the cost in effort and
i. officer in Minneapolis, Minn., Fry onstrated the operation of that instrument sacrifice.
t, unlisted for four years and then as part of his musical "This spirit was exemplifiedin
began his career at Great Lakes job. Very often now, in the eve- high degree by the late Admi- .
r with his recruit training. nings when he is aboard and ral Forrest P. Sherman, whose
;-f" Fry, who was transferred tot around the barracks, Fry enjoys tragic death we all mourn. To
Fasron 6 for duty in the squadron taking i it easy and playing some of ,' all hands I commend the emula-
technical library immediately after the songs he used in his demon ; < tion of his ideal of service to the

graduation In civilian from "boots"life at, was the stration. ;i"r: y': .__ -,..-. ".".m.. 'n __..-__.. .*...'' ,n .... *i end that the United States Navy
employed An ardent desire to open a mu- may be ever maintained as the
JJnquist Music Company in Minneapolis sical sales company of his own LOOKS EASY-Lt. Eben Leavitt, member of the Jax Navy greatest in the ,World. To Navy -
for three years. currently motivates the young sai- water skiing team, shows fine form following completion of a and Marine Corps personnel everywhere -
An excellent accordian player] lor"s actions and he Is directinghis jump during competition with Pensacola here last week-end. In a great,, .it well done
t! Fry first started taking lessons at I future plans toward this purpose the first water ski meet ever held here, PensacoU took the slalom and good wishes to each of you":
tight years tf age and often dem- I and rick events, while Jax copped the jumping competition. Francis P. Matthews. ...


August 2, 1951 .-. JAX AIR NEWS Pagb Five
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VE-742, Fasion 109 Fasion 9, VP-741 Report D


Scouting Jacksonville Area Squadrons tF1VllAT'S

VF-742 is currently raising
nouncement that he has become the islands.
a crop of Buffalo Bills with the father of a new income tax I Enlisted complement of the

.... rockets instead of six shooters deduction.The squadron was bolstered recently
.I what with seven pilots Jax Navy Softball team with the arrival of Bill Dubray.
28 out tumbled to defeat before a coordinating -' ALAN, from carrier duty and
registering Glen Davis AT3 whose previous
Raider club last week THIS?" With a
of 42 rounds fired on Spencer with Stagg hurling a five hit ball duty station was with VF-174. -

target last week. game to win 32. The next game I In the "school" department the "what do these guys do look"on

VF-742 though proved to be in the usual squadron has Paul White AOAA, his face, Joe Pre&liun,

Among the sharp shooters: "run" and was finished with the and David MacNab, AOAA, goingto ADAN, checks the NATTCenter

were, Lt. Jim Darby, 3 bulls: Lt Raiders trailing, 4.2.* turret school at Quonset Point Public Information Office sign

. A (jg) Bailey Welden, 5 bulls; Lt, and Lt. "Boots" Shaw and crew prior to entering; the office for
(jg) Ralph Dangleman, 4 bulls: I VP741Members No. 4 at ASW Crew Training at i
Ward 4 and of Crew No. 1 had a Norfolk an
Lt. (ig) Ray bingles .
Lt.. Jack Christensen, 4 bull's.eyes. chance to make an overnight stay *
I in Nassau recently when they "Chief of the week is Everett '

On the last ComAirLant safety I transported Lt. (jg) Charlie Brock, AMSC, who leads the 'WHAT IS PIO?
7' Brady to the island for a week.of structures division in a manner
totem pole, VF-742 was right All hands
submarine observation. the Maintenance Officer des- I
up on top, however, the record reported that the resort city wasa cribes as outstanding. The high THAT'S QUERYOF
was broken last Saturday when "good liberty town". The trip number of completed changes on Rotation Of Earth
Lt. (jg) Ralph Fielding capsizeda
also provided crew members an recently arrived squadron air-
sailboat on the beautiful St.. opportunity to interrupt Lt. Geo. craft and the over-all structural Annoying ProblemYou NEWCOMERThere
Johns during thunderstorm.
a Tabeling who is honeymooning in condition of all unit planes can
woman on shore saw the mishap, be directly attributed to the tireless can probably start abarrack's
called the crash boat and they is still same confu-
efforts of Chief Brock. with the
fished out the bedraggled airman II Brock born in argument landin sion on the "what" and "why"of
in twenty minutes.All Half of VA-175 "Pappy" was question: "Would a man
North Carolina 36 years ago but the same spot if he jumped a Public 'Information Of
the pilots will get a taste of I calls Jacksonville his home. Af- straight up while on a fast- fice-and the NATTC PIO,
assimilated jet plane flying within Pilots QualifyFor ter a World War II stint in the moving train?" When theproblem's
the next weeks the mo" which i has the problem of
two in
he joined the local O&R how-
Navy, made bigger,
... bile F9F trainer that "E" faces
operational Navy and was instrumental in re-orga- ever, there's no controversy. dealing with many new ,
is aboard the station. Each man the welding department.An Prov- to the
nizing Experts at the Army's attempts give scoop on
will get approximately 12 hops in Fully 50 percent of the pilots I ardent fisherman, Brock ing Grounds at White Sands, I just what Public Information
this excellent piece of training of VA-175 who participated in joined this unit four years ago N. M., have found that rockets '
equipment. the recent glide bombing ex- II under NARTU and has inspiredthe reaching a height of 250 miles stands for.

Because of the overcast and ercises have qualified for the' personnel to do a better job will not land in the predetermined '0 n e "bluejacket", !Interviewedlast
cloud cover, the gunnery exercises Navy "E", under adverse circumstances. He spot because of the earth's week by a NATTC PIO rep-
to be held at 25,000 feet Leading the nine-man crew is also a model leader at home to rotation. resentative made this statement

were cancelled although those at who garnered the coveted his wife and son where he keeps Scientists working on rockets "Yeah, I know you guys take pic-

15,000 proceeded without mishap... award, was Comdr. Malcolm E. everything in shipshape order a few years back never tures, you write a bunch of stuff
This week will see VF-742's pilots Wolfe, commanding officer of with his handicraft achievements. had to worry about such to hometown papers, and you'realways
-- do or die with their rockets and .
.. the squadron while Ensigns Joe seemingly trivial problems. giving out with a bunch
bombs.Lt. Sherin and Charles Gibson at- of forms for us to sign."
Calls But with the astounding increases
(jg) Ray Ward will return tained the second and third Marine Corps
In the near future with the know being made' in the This interviewee then interro
lowest foot error, re
how on close air support after spectively. average On Selective Service distance traveled by the new- gated the interviewer, "How,
., his TAD stint to that school in type rockets, if the earth'srotation brother, do you figure this will
Norfolk. Others in the sharpshootinggroup Washington (AFPS-For the isn't figured into the help to win a war ?"
were, Lcdr. Hairy Mc- first time since World War II, calculations, the rocket may *
Fasron 109 Rae, Lt. Edwin Scorza, Ens. the Marine Corps has called on land 'as much as 15 miles The 64-dollar question has been

New additions to the officer Harry Sager, Ens Francis Cahill Selective Service to help fill its from the desired targetandthe asked, and the PIO can answer iU
personnel of the squadron areLt. Ens. Floyd Bryan and Ens. ranks. A total of 7,000 men out r'ket'ls In the air only According to a recent surveyby

(jg) Ralph L. Thomas, who Albert Giles.Develops". of 35,000 scheduled for Induc- about 10 minutes the Office of the Secretary of
came here from NAS Patuxent tion in August will go to the Launching a rocket with a Defense it was found that one of -

River, and CHRELE Frank Lub- Jet Boat Leathernecks.The range of 250 miles straight up the largest simple contributionsto
insky, whose last tour of duty Marine Corps called for requires considerable figuringon the morale of the fighting men
was at NATTC, Glenview, Ill. London (AITS) Britain has Selective Service personnel the part of scientists. In at the front was the stories printed -
Robert E. Adamson, ADI, reported disclosed the development of the during a brief period in World addition to the earth's rota- in the men's hometown papers
aboard from VC-33 and first jet-propelled boat. The boats War 11, but has relied on voluntary tion, they figure range and direction and station papers. It meant to
\ Jesse J. Roll, DTC has returned soon will become standard equipment enlistments ,since. of the impact area from the men fighting in Korea that
from six weeks TAD aboard the in the Royal Navy. The newly authorized Armed the launcher, trajectory, geog- the people back in their hometown -
.. ... USS Midway. Demonstrations conducted on Forces Examining Stations es- raphy, wind direction and velocity -- had not forgotten them.
Squadron congratulations to I .the Thames Sliver showed the tributing the indutees in Aug- and air density. Those stories were sent to the
George W. Warner, AMS3, who boat to surpass diesel powered the country will begin opera- General Electric engineers, hometown papers by the Public
returned from leave a marriedman boats. A jet-powered seaplanealso tions by examining and dis- working with the Army at Information men interviewing the

I was dlsplajed. ritbuting the inductees in Aug White Sands, discovered that men on the battlefronts.
The first reserve from Fasron The new boat engine weighs ust. By September, they will by firing the rocket nearly 10
109 to be separated under the only 600 pounds as eompared to be able to handle both Selective degrees away from the target Another clarifying fact for the64dollar
new act releasing certain reser- the two-and-a-half-ton*diesel en- Service inductees and volun- course, it will land within the question is that people,
vists was Fred Koler, AN who gine. It offers quick and smooth teer enlistees. Use of these stations predetermined area. (AFPS). (the taxpayers), are Interested in
reported last week to the sep of their sons and daughters entering
acceleration, simplicity design, will assure equal apportionment
aration center for discharge. the Navy. They would like to
ease of maintenance a sav- of personnel among
... 1 Lcdr. Roy Anderson, squadron ing of space. A greater output the Services by mental groups know what is happening to them.
executive officer is another returnee The PIO answers their questions.
of power Is realized with the jet and common physical standards -
from leave. *
engine. .
The Public Iniormatlon officer,
Fasron NineI' Navy Lets ContractFor sending releases to the individual
Always a quick thinker, Al Lcdr Horner Takes hometown papers, takes care of
Gastiger, AD3, may go down in Large Carrier I the "Where's Junior" to every-
Fasron 9 history with the alibi one's entire satisfaction. The folksin
AFPS TheNavy
Washington ( ) Reins Of VF-171
when of
concocted recently one has awarded a contractfor the hometown are satisfied and
the chiefs accused him of being
the individual commands aren't
the construction of a 59,900-ton Lcdr Robert I, Meyers was relieved -
asleep. While still rubbing
embarrassed letters from
flush-deck carrier to cost approximately of his post as commandingofficer by par-
sleep out of leis eyes, he exclaimed -
ents about their and
asking sons
"Asleep? My goodness, no! $218 million, the of Vl< -171 last week by
Can't a man close his eyes Defense Department announced Lcdr. Helmuth E. Horner, who daughters.
around here for a minute of recently.The came here from VX-3 of Atlantic the third fact is the duty of
?" new carrier will be City. the Public Information office to
The historical port of Bangor, equipped wit /a retractable Lcdr. Meyers, who was trans- maintain good public relations
Maine will soon be helped by a biidge. Overall length will be ferred to VF-171 in :May 1949 aft- .e with the nearby communities.Good .
grant in aid' when hard work 1,040 feet and the maximum er a tour of duty as commanding relations with the community -
'. ing Ernie Gaboon' AK3 one of width will be' 2iZ: feet. officer of BTU in Pensacola, will is a tremendous asset to the
the Fasron 9 veterans returns to A contract also has been report to BuAir in Washington, individual serviceman. It means
civilian life there. awarded for construction of an D. C., for duty. the differences in the prices he

Expecting the phone to ring ocean escort of 1,450 tons, a A native of Grosse Isle, :Michigan will pay and the people he will\
prototype of a new and im- meet downtown.
any moment (probably already Lcdr. Horner preceded Lcdr.
,* Bob Davis AN who is proved antl-submailne escort < *
has) is Meyers, originally of Amarillo,
expecting to receive the an vessel. Texas, into service by only a few The Navy partment' Public,

months. Both men came into the Information office operates directly -
I. r" I Navy In 1941 as aviation cadets, under the Secretary of the !

; received their primary training at Navy. In the individual com-
Pensacola aryl won their wings at mands, Public Relations is a com
i Miami the same year. mand function. The PIO office la

Numerous medals and other dec- directly responsible to the Com-
I orations earned by the pilots, including mandant or the Commander A the
a Navy Cross belonging to Y aw" Ship or Station for good public relations -
each, speaks well of their actions with the people of the oJ

I during the last World. War United States. *

Lcdr. Horner, who was a stu- PIO is an integral part of the '
dent at the University of Michi- new Navy. Its primary missionof J
gan before joining the service, promoting good will with the )
was assigned to the USS Hornetas people of this country Is Important -
r a scouting aid for his first duty to the nation's welfare It ;'"
station. Lcdr. Meyers commanded will be carried out.
the first SNJ primary squadron !k'w \
that was established in the .
.... Navy. I : A Who's Who ?
i r ,5-' Tort Jackson, S. C. (API'S) ;
792 Plebes Enrolled Fhere are two reasons why pr
s here have
Annapolis Jld. (AFPS) -- The -You can't see the bas-
Class of 1955 at the U. S. Naval ket of apples shapely starlet ties.There
,| Academy numbers 792. Thei Cleo Moore! is holding:, but they are a pair ef"d
i "plebes" were sworn in by the say she'd an example of the ins with the same diffi'ul'I'I
Commandant of Midshipmen apple-a-day theory. In order to Prestano. Serial :

CIIANGE OF COMMAND' 1: Meyers leads the I Capt. Robt: B. Pirie, USN. fit all of Cleo into this one col-, help much. One la () \

inspection party through/ the Just prior (o relinquishing I It i I. the largest angle class ever umn picture, the apples had to other is the same exoept
Final' number 1a sLJlaI
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Capt. Hawkins Captures

Weekly Blind Bogey

Capt. Hawkins snared blind bo .
gle honors last week on the NAS j ..
course with a net 73. A 16 handicap -
combined with his 89 was
By Armed Force Press Service enough to declare him the winner
The accent is on color in St. Louis, for Bill Veeck has hit the Capt. Allen Smith and Tow
Missouri town with a pocketful of cash and a headful! of ideas. Ills Burnam deadlocked tot runner-up .. ',
I first step was to gain the confidence of th'e fans. Bill appeared in honors in the weekly golf play.
the stands, gave drinks on the house and interviewed the spectators..I Al Harmon scored a double win
Important announcements followed Saturday, copping longest drive
I and the Ivory hunt was on.. yourself.
CCasey honors with a 230-yard drive, and
Joe Gor- also taking closest-to-the-pin honors
Stengel, Yankee man-
don and when his pill landed ten feet
Jackie Jensen, former
RogersHorns ager, says from the pin.
University of California star, has
weakness-he can't Lt. Hughes walked off with
loomedas only one plate
by prospec- follow a right hand pitcher'scurve .. _' 4' __ longest putting laurels with &
tive Veeck especially those that breakon WAVES SOFTBALL ACTION-Jax Nary WAVES' backstop fifteen-footer. .
managers. his wrists and fall away Edith Houghton is about to connect with the ball in a recent'fray I' I I
Lou Add unusual pitching alibis: Bob against the Corry Field, Fla. WAVES. Edith got a hold of this ...
Boudreau' Lemon, Cleveland's star right one for a long drive to center to bring in the final tally, giving GOLF GOSSIP.A
s hander, says a little bug was the the locals a '6-1 decision over their service rivals. Behind the I <:
name wasadded big culprit in robbing him of a plate is Albine Wylovich. of Corry.
r to recent shutout against Detroit. He La Femme
t. the list. swallowed the bug as he was !
But a fel- about to pitch against pinchhittcr Jax Navy's Pistol Combine The Cecil Field Golf Group
Keller and lost his
low with Charlie poise. joined the NAS ladies last Tues
J plenty o f Eddie LeBaron, former great
airs T-formation quarterback from day for a delightful nine hole
spark a
-- naturalBill College of the Pacific, has been 34 Medals In match play tournament. Winnerswere
Vetck Veeck. twice wounded in Korea Cops TourneyThirtyfour Mrs. Hawkins, Smith, Smie-
Youngsters with aspirations to be "
type show- gocki and Plummer. Also from '
man has apparently slipped out pitching stars might well pattern medals were captured bv Jax Navy's Pistol Team Cecil were Mrs. Harvey, Tomp. ""
of a Job. The Giants' peppy Eddie their lives after that of Bobby at the first annual Five Flags Pistol Tournament held Sunday kins, Davis, Stevens and Helms.
Stanky has become a replacement Feller, Cleveland star. Not only aboard the Naval Air Station Pensacola, Fla. Eight station per- NAS victors: Fuz: Weber over
for rookie Dave Williams. has Bobby been one of the pitch- sonnel representing the team fired in the various shooting events. Alcie Lusk; Elaine= Hillis over
but he has Invested his .
He needs a job and owner Veeck ing greats
Anne DittmarAlexis -
wisely.He The contest proved both gruel- the tournament. His ..38broke ; ac..a
who likes money
needs a manager one : Mater over Emily Pearson; Mary
to win and does it Impressively. had the advantage of course, ling and a test of endurance for down, costing him several points. Wheat over Alice Hopkins; Kathy
Perhaps a new team will be born. of playing when hurling salaries Jax Navy, inasmuch as the team When he changed to his .45:>> to Helms over Bobbie Foster; Alice
were high and instead of dissipating fired two guns in the one day's finish up, he had a miss-fire! on Snay over Fran Simms; Fern
Veerk pulled Frank Saucier out his pay checks, he tucked shoot. Tough competition con. the first shot and lost more Gudal over Hazel Hirst; Mann
of an oilfield I to play for the them away for rainy days fronted the octet, but not enoughto points over Zimmer.A .
Brownies. Saucier had refused a Of all things, Peewee Reese's fav- prevent it from the many high Five Jax Navy team representatives return match is being plan-
St. Louis contract in 1950 becausehe orite food is peanut butter, whichhe honors it did. will return to Pensacola ned for the very near futre andit
had made more moolah as a even insists on having in salad Stringer Stars tomorrow to shoot in the Sixth is hoped that our players will
wildcatter. And ageless Leroy dressing Robert Stringer, AKC. won Naval District Championships take advantage of the opportunity -
"Satchel" Paige, who first Joined I I seven medals, taking one first which will be held Saturday and to join the ladies at Cecil.
the majors under Veeck, hurled and two seconds and a third. A Sunday at the Naval Air Sta- The next Golf Luncheon i JI:
recently for the last-place Brown TraSSicViolations first, four seconds and a third tion there. The six high men fin- scheduled for Wednesday, Aug.
ies. He will be more than a propIn were copped by James P. Car- ishing in this contest the will Southeastern repre- 8. Trophies will be presented to ._ .
Veeck's circus, Bill claims. I ney AOC. Melvin K Bell, AOC, sent the district to at be fired Aug. the winner and runner up of the
Paige is expected to win games. took five first place medals anda Regional ,'Beginner's Tournament. T'would
Player trades, the addition of Listed below are the traffic third, while M/Sgt. James F. 17, 18, and 19 I jn SO-Jacksonville. be nice for all contestants in
hitting power and the import of violations committed aboard this I Brogdon, USMC, garnered two this event to make up a cheering
1 negro stars and a Japanese player station for the period July 20 to seconds and a third. Donald G, Sport ShortsOn section. Sign up in the Shack. .
add up to a preview of better July 26. Siebern, AO1, claimed a first I Golf Tips: We hear this one 1
times for the Brownies. Veeck 1\luIUple.Orfenses: J. M. Johnson and second place; Major Frank I taking\ over as new mana- everyday: "I don't see why wecan't !
has returned to baseball with an HN. M. Richard USMC, a second I ger for the Braves his, old Tommy No. concede a drive as well as ;
C.I Holmes reacquired
eighth place outfit, 30 games from Speeding: J. S. Pino, Jr., AA; place medal, and firsts Alfred and I 1, which he had worn as a player a putt". _
Johns ADC three sec. .
the top When he left Clevelandthe Ovella Moore.Miscellaneous. on the team. Until Tommy'sreturn I
league-leaders breathed easier Offenses: J. Wer- ond. as boss, the number had Vince DiMaggio, manager of 4 t j
-their troubles were only starting mescher; N. Floyd; R. D. Boz- Bad Luck for Lucas been worn by catcher Ray Muel the Pittsburg (Far West) club ,
worth, SA. Bad luck hinderd John II. ler. until it folded, June 13, Joined
ee s __ ADC, in the last moments of Tacoma (Western International), t i
Another baseball phenomenon Gus Zernial of the A's has fattened June 23. I
seemed on the way out a few Tars Open 1-Day on Brownie pitching this j .
days ago when the Yankees PYT. FATBRATEga season. Making two homers in The Pirates have increased the '
farmed out 19-year-old Mickey Homo Stand MondayBattling the curtain-raiser, June 24, the number of their minor league affiliations .
Mantle. The lad who had been outfielder boosted his 'total for to 14 by adding Butler
picked to replace ailing and tir- to stay in the thick of the season to,23. nine of them off (Middle Atlantic) and EugeneFar J
ing Joe DiMaggio had whiffed 52 the fight for the Sally League St. Louis hurlers. ( West),
times in 246 trips to the plate. He pennant the Jacksonville Tars
was sent to Kansas City on ordersto return home Monday night to U Baseball!
play center field. Blues' Man- open a seven-day home stand at So You Think You Know I ;
ager George Selkirk will be his the Myrtle Avenue ball park.

tutor. Despite his penchant for The Tars take on the once potent This year marks the 75th anniversary f..
whiffing, Mantle led his club with Savannah Indians Monday of the National League I
RBI (45)), and did not play every night in a single game, before and the 50th anniversary of both
day. He was hitting .260( and had taking on the Macon Peaches the American League and the Na-
slugged seven hornets. New York Tuesday night in the first of a tional Association of Professional ,
knows Mantle's: ability and Sel- three-game set. Baseball Leagues, as the minor
kirk's experience. The combina- : Manager Ben G era g thy s circuits are officially called. In [
tion will be expected to producea charges play host to the Colum the thousands of games played Y t
new Yankee center fielder. bus lied Birds in a three-game during those years, the tricky sit-
w series beginning next Friday uation described below has confused -
The rabbit ball protesters must August 10. f both fans and players re-
have rabbit ears by this time. A1- All night games start at 2000, peatedly. Let's* see if you know
"' lie Reynolds has added his name while Sunday afternoon frays "What's this, a down pay- the answer
to the no-hit twirlers and Bobby begin at 1430. ment" Say it's the top of the eighth at I!
Feller recently pitched his third. Ebbets Field, with the Braves a.
Both are steady pitchers. But leading the Dodgers 6 to 1. Bud-
another ex-Indian.: Sad Sam Zol- Football Practice Begins dy Kerr opens with a spanking I
dak, now of the Athletics, stopped I single to left. The Braves' pitcher base and is liable to be put out II.
tife slugging Chisox: on a single then lifts a pop-up to Jackie The procedure' must be exact,
hit. He had never reached the top At NAS August 15 Robinson at second base, tosses however. Had Hodgres touched the I..t I.
of the pitching ladder. It may his bat down in disgust and jogs base b e to r e tagging Krrr, the ,
have been poor pitching in last With baseball on its last the gridiron this fall such top toward first.Robinson force would have been removed .t k
year's hullabaloo, not the ball at here at NAS, football elevens as Stetson 'College, acts under the pop. and Kerr would not be out. The
all legs Parris Island Marines, Florida Noticing the Boston pitcher's lazy rule (Section %.%1) state: "A I lyT.
will soon be in the air-August State University, Pensacola, pace, he traps the ball cleverlyand force play ia a play la which a I .(
That old baseball legend that 15 to be exact, for thats and other area service teams. throws to Gil Hodges at first runner legally loses his right to so
the team in front on July 4 will the date candidates begin The complete slate will be base. Hodges taga. occupy a base by reason of *thnbecoming I
be the eventual champion wasn'ttrue their battle for positions on the announced at a later date, still standing on f .batter<< a base runner." ElRi<
16 times in the first 50 yearsof 1951 Jax Navy grid edition. pending confirmation of several ea the bag just b t. t Rim(
the American circuit's exist- coach Lcdr.Harry frays. W' .: ,
Head grid pitcher sprints up Reprinted by special pormU-
ence Oddly, Gil Hodges, of Knickelbine, who announcedthat The Fliers will play all but The Dodgers cl a| ] lon of The Saturday Evening I ihhe,
the Dodgers, hits better on the official opening of prac- one of their home games right play, but the ,Bf1I." .Post. Copyright 1931 by the
road because he gets more rest. tice will get underway at Mason here at NAS in a new field that in this situ Curtis Publishing Company. I a 1
M Reason: At home his two youngsters Field on August 15-has being readied on Yorktown, cannot be put out r=. fir
awaken him early, which is issued a call for any and all near the Chiefs Club adjacentto on the base. Howit The numeral "6" figured prominently rt>
particularly bad after late night personnel who wish to try for the parade grounds. Bleachers T 1ifi> mANSV1" in Allie Reynolds vie ]
games Rogers Hornsby, one the varsity football squad. from Mason Field (base x'':'< c tory over the Indians, June 22. Mil
of baseball's greatest hitters of Jax' Nary has a job cut out ball diamond) are being transferred It's a double puff ..: The Yankee ace won, 6-0 allow bf
'. yesteryears, offers the key to good for it, in the way of a tough to the new field. When cause a force ply,,' ed only six hits and fanned six. ToTtl
batting: "Good eyes, knowing the schedule which is not yet com completed the stadium will when Robinson t .' ;..... It was also the Yankees' sixth
strike zone, picking out good balls plete. The Fliers will meet on seat upwards of 4,000. Kerr Is n. longer fit .. __ .1951 victory over the Indians .. bal
and confidence in < /
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Olympic Trial |II| Male Athlete" Of The Year? |II| Fliers Full By Wayside

s. Details Set Limited space prevented Floyd II. Dunlap, TDC an
publication of the Sports Quiz instructor at NATTC. was the
in the last two four-page edi- first to make the killing at the In Area Tournument

For Services tions of the Jax Air News. opening bell. Frank Branni-

However with the newspaper gan: ADC from Cecil Field,
behind the Jax Navy's Fliers failed in their bid to capture any Navy
By Armed Forces Tress Service back to its regular eightpagesize was close ; with cor-
and Air Force today, the quiz returns. rect answer. honors as they were eliminated from the Southern> Area
Army, Navy in the forthcoming par- Evidently rabid sports fans Today's query covers a lot Elimination tournament held l last week at Parris Island, S. C,
worked overtime at NAS and of territory in the sports
1952 Olympic Games is fast be- The locals felt the sting of defeat -
coming a reality as the various neighboring Cecil Field as world: twice at the hands of Parris Drop' Third 10-0
Special Service Divisions reveal well for the question of three "What two men were named Island to fall out of competitionin Fannon again was the pacer
latest developments towards the weeks ago proved to be easy Male Athlete of the Year the double-elimination meet. with a pair of hits. Righter went
trials.Although meat for a dozen aspirants. two years in luceession1"The Coach McCaffrey's lads downed the distance to take the win for
Olympic The Jax Air News' was first correct answer gets Green Cove, 5-1, for their lone the Fliers. Zazula and Rowen
actual participation swamped with calls in answerto two free tickets to the Jax tourney win. toiled for the losers with Zazula

depends upon the international the quizzer, "Who was the Tars home games, while the Parris Island captured the taking the loss.Thursday .
situation, the Armed Forces are lightest fighter to. hold the second winner wins a free full Southern Area meet moving the Fliers were set
developing application forms for worlds heavyweight boxing course meal at the civilian through opposition without a down by Parris Island for the
'. Issue to Servicemen. Each service crown?" The correct answer, cafeteria. 'loss. The Islanders defend their second time and were eliminated
r Is also in the process of establish Bob Fitzsimmons, was given Remember, no answers will Sixth Naval District title in the from further play in the elimi-
ingOlympic committees to screen by all contestants as fast as be accepted prior to 0900 Fri- Sixth ND tourney now being nations.

\ eligible applicants.The the phones could be answered. here at NAS this week.
VI Olympic Winter Games played P-I pushed a pair of runs across
The Fliers travel to Brunswick in the third inning on two hit
will be held in Oslo Norway, Feb-
tomorrow for a single game with batsmen, a pair of errors, two
while the day.ugne
14 through 25
ruary the Arco"combine in a twilight walks and a single. They came
Olympiad will be held at Helsinki, National LE
COPS 1815.
slated for
3 1952. fray back with two more in the fourthon
July 19 through August eliminationsIn Trekking to Parris Island last a double and a homer by cen-
Present plans call for
Monday for the Southern area fielder Roberts.
various sports within each double eliminations, the Fliers Bob Beckerfor
They jumped on
service to enable the best qualified -
to enter the official RATTC All.AllStars .Slur Till were twice downed by powerful five hits producing four runs
men handed Green
.. Islanders, in the fifth frame. Becker gave
Cove Springs a 5-1 set back. The way to Saunders at this point
By service, developments to date of NATTCenter's Nat lanai League edged the American Islanders won the first fray, 5-0 and southpaw Saunders held the

are as follows: League all-stars, 3-2 in an extra-inning post season All-Star soft- and came back to jolt the localsin Islanders to three hits and two
Army-Early plans are being exhibition last week. the second 10-0.
ball played game runs the rest of the way.
handled Lt. Col. Donald F.
bv --
.. Hull- Asst. Chi'Ct- Special SerVIces Trailing 2-0 in the last of the miscue in the National infield, The opening game o* the series Three walks and a double
toiling for "the brought the Islanders final two
seventh, the Nationals tied the found
Division matters. advanced to on a
Olympic then
score with two runs on two hits, Fliers and although Joe pitched runs across the plate. Weaver,
Modern Pentathlon and Boxingare passed ball and scored on Spencer's -
atten- then won in the ninth when Rob- moved to seven-hit ball, miscues helpedthe Manning Saunders and Faustyngot
sports receiving early inson doubled into left with two double. Spencer Islanders take the fray. all the hits for the Fliers off
tion. Further details will be in third on Reinhardt's long fly and
Tomanek. The
out and Picquet singled him scored pair of runs Lefty southpaw
I ball. The hosts a
the field by the end of July. tallied pn a passed allowed four hits and struck out
home. first frame on a pair
Navy-Early plans are being i In the seventh inning, National in the
sacri- 18 batters to completely hand-
handled by Lcdr. J. P. Gutting ANP) Student Jack Winkle League left fielder C. Robinson singles, a passed ball with cuff the locals. Becker and Saun-
pitched for the Nationals and fice. They came a
head of Recreation and Physical singled and reached second on an ders shared the mound chores
Fitness Branch, NaVy Special gave up eight hits, walking six infield bobble. Beck singled to I single tally in the choice sixth base on on a for the Fliers, with. Becker takingthe
and striking out two. Woodrow single, ,
Services Division. Boxing is receiving left and both runners advancedon
early attention, with elim- Perry of ANP) Ship's Company Robinson's fly to center field. balls and another one base knock.

/ (nations planned on an all-Navy : worked for the American League Picquet hit a ball on the ground I A hit batsman, fielder's choice loss.Thecth'e'
level. Further details will be yielding 10 hits and striking out to third and Robinson was hit by a single followed with a Flier
widely disseminated by fall. 12, with three walks. the peg from third as he streakedfor error produced the final two

Air Force-Early plans are being Score In Fourth home, enabling Beck to score runs for the hosts.
handled by Maj. Don. A. Ros- The American All-Stars scored from second. Beat Green Cove Guide1IAINSIDE

si, Chief of Sports, Air Force Spe- their two runs in the top of the Awards Presented Coughlin and Fannon each collected
Breen of
cial Services. Division. A boxing fourth. George Gamon Jr. a of hits to lead the
ANP) Ship's Company stretched Cbmdr. John pair .
tournament: is being set up to select a single into a double with a NATTCenter executive Officer, Fliers at the plate. Minehan got Thursday, August 2
a team for the trials. Further presented trophies to top teams the only other hit given up .by "Dark City" .Errol Flynn

details will be sent to the field Dept's new radio "Armed and players in the Center's soft- hurler Adair. Gushanas was Friday August 3

by the end of July. Forces Review program," heard Fri- ball league at Airman School's charged with the loss giving up "The Hoodlum" .__m_____._.. .'_ .
The three branches stressed that days at 9:00-9:30: PM EDST over morning muster last Thursday. seven hits and fanning ten bat. ._____.__ __ Lawrence Tierney

t boxing is receiving early attention Mutual, features on-the-spot reports Team award winners were ANP ters. Saturday, August 4
"'\ because extensive physical condi- of a phase of Jax Navy In their second tourney start "In The Navy'L __h________
tioning is required. Servicemen combat training.particular Service talent Intramural( ) Ship's champions Company, AN (P) the_locals downed Green Cove i ._: _Bud Abbott & Lou Costello
interested in any sport are askedto 51. Sunday August 5
selected after a nationwide talent NAT T C Intramural
delay inquiries until official details hunt highlights the show. Students First Lieutenant's The Flier's first run came in "Only The Valiant".m. __.:.-.__..
I reach the field. Briefs runners-up; the second frame on a walk, stolen ......____.. m .. h. Gregory Peck
Inside Department, National League base, an error and a singleby Monday, August 6
Merrill Heater of "We the People" -
EUCOM for Armed runnersup, Supply Jewel Faustyn. A walk, "Never Trust A Gambler'-._ _

scouting his fall TV ment, American League runners- stolen base, error and a long fly ..__.__.._____....__h_ ___.._ Dane Clark
Forces acts to put on

I SHOW Bill I show Grainger. has RKO made producer arrangementswith Edmund up.Individual awards went to sent the fourth.another Flier run home in "Thunder Tues., &On Wed.The, Aug.Hill*7.8 __ .

Defense Dept. to film "The Pitcher Woodrow Perry of ANP Singles by Fannon and Manning _...._.m.._ ... _. Claudette Colbert
( ) Ship's Company, who won 11 stolen base
Service Tours- Korean Story" in Korea and Ja- coupled with a NATTCenter
Bill Stern, recently inked by Robert Mitchum will head games and lost none during the walk and a long out netted the Thursday, August 2

Army-AF Recruiting for a fall the pan. Variety tunes: season, and to Mac McElyea of locals another run in the sixth. "Ace In The Hole"_____._ .
radio series, is the latest additionto "Too Young "How top High the Supply, who batted .507 in 20 An error, fielder's choice and a ...?._..____.___ .____.._.. Kirk Douglas
I the overseas entertainment .Moon,'* "Jezebel," "On of games. double by Pete Fannon gave the Friday, August 3
circuit. Old Smoky," "My Truly,Top Truly I Fliers a single tally in the "In The Navy".______.__ ..
I I He goes to Fair Movie Tip: "Captain Al Rosen's grand-slammer in seventh. The Fliers final run ......Bud Abbott & Lou Costello
I EUCOM Horatio Hornblower with Gregory the third inning June 23, was the came in the eighth inning on an Saturday, August 4
"The Hoodlum".____._ .._,.._
this month Peck and Virginia Mayo; a third of the season for the Cleve- error sacrifice and a booming
for a 30- spectacular naval action pic withan land third baseman and his first double by first sacker Sandy n' .m_"_" m..... Lawrence Tiernty
day tour. kick.-AFPS). I home in Yankee Stadium. Saunders. Sunday, August 5
emotional run
U. S. "In Old Amarillo"__._.___ _
.m_ -__.-__-_-.-_._ _-.___ -__ Roy Rogers
Air Force T Mon. & Tues., August 6-7

Band'and "Only The Valiant.....______.__... .
glee club, I ....h____._ _.____.._> Gregory Peck
headed byc Wednesday, August 8
o nductor "Never Trust A Gambler" _

Lt. Col. .. ._....- .- --... ....._ Dane Clark
George S. I J I

I Howard Personnel Invited To
I and M/Sgt. 1W j

Glenn Darwin Student Nurses DanceAll
soloVirginia ''
I hands invited to attenda
ist recent- 7
. 9 4 + I ; + a
i I Mayo w t i dance given by the student
I .k ly arrived in Germany for a tour ;1 '' +yl tCi r. y t f i dv.Mi nurses of St. Vincent's Hospital

, patterned after the U. S. radio The dance will be held at the Immaculate
, show "Armed Forces Hour." Conception auditorium
. Torchy songstress Pearl Bailey a Friday night, August 3 at 2000.
, smash success in her five-week An orchestra will provide the mu-

. EUCOM tour Baritone star sic
. Robert Merrill set to depart for a < i I

Korean entertainment jaunt next The 9-7 victory over the Boston)

month Stateside: Dot Land Red Sox June 18, was the first
I the Modern Annie Oakley, and t for the Cleveland Indians at Fen.
: her husband are touring bases in way Park In 11 months. Their

a trkky exhibition of small arms last win there came on July 17,
firing. ....- ..".. ..".;.L..... .... .. .... 19 O.

_ Postman! Rings- % ;INII A>NTRAL KINGS-Moving with devastating power throughout the season NATTCenter's *
.. New musical request program, combine reigns as NAS intra-mural softball champion by virtue of Johnnny Mize of the Yankee
A Stfcxl Ship's Co. now
"Postman's Platter Party, now made his first official home
School run
. in the championship playoffs. The Ship's.1I
'. being broadcast weekly by AFRS ... _,wins over Hospital's defending two Naval year Hospital reign to a halt with 5-3, 5-2 and 6-0 victories in a best- of the season (against the Tiger., I
<. I Tokyo features a gimmick.Thougis Members of the championship club include, front row, left to right, John.Beck June 17. He poled one in De- '
!ti I show is beamed to com I John Ingersoll, John Hurl, Alfred Brady (manager). Woodrow Perry Rich- troit, June 1, but the game was ;
bat forces in Korea, requests are | Baldwin. Second row, Richard lIurphy.Iax West, Jack Wilson, Harry Barnett, washed out before the 'OlYlrlcU+Y
1 oth-
U. S. or ;
) only from of five innlna"August
I accepted Breen.
er U.N. countries Defense /f.o Harry Bushell, Zeff Lazzarus and George

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(Items offering I for sale articles t
of property such as washing machines '

automobiles, furniture, ra I
dios, clothnlg and the like is prohibited

by Defense Departmentiemulations. I
This column will ,
I week before the
Only one more
however, list such services as
available housing, rides' wanted big Public Works picnic at Came
Remember the date,
lost and found articles, and other Blanding
11-1000 till 1800.
I August
bimilar notices)I.
FOR KENT '- -- -- I Price is $1.50 per family. This

Unfurn. 3rm. apt. 2062 Gilmore OFF TO TilE ITALIAN NAVY-Here's a good view of one of includes price of admission to the

St. W.' W. Williams, Ext. 437. the six LSSL's (Landing Support Ship, Large) transferred to the I grounds, use of bathhouse facili,
Italian government as part of the Mutual Defense Assistance Pro- ties, bathing, food and soft drinks,, ;
Fum. 3rm. cottage $37 per mo. I gram. The ships) which were taken from the mothball fleet at I use of Enlisted Men's Club and
Contact Schulz, 703 PlainfieldAve. Green Cove Springs, were handed over to the Italian government dancing. There's fun in stole for
., Orange Park. in impressive ceremonies here last Wednesday I all, so plan now to go. Tickets
bath. RiversideAve. --- --- -- and be'
Single rm., pvt. are now on sale may purchased -
:Mrs. Armington, Ph. 2- ; from any member of your ............ ...
4516. I Bonus Tied Up 'II Navy's "House Boat"Oilce Recreation Committee. RECOMM1SSIONED TilE

Single rms. 3118 Oak Mrs. M *
Was BattleshipNew mighty battleship Iowa is
Greenwood, Ph. 27121. I i In Two StatesOf News from TransportationDoris nudged into new berth at San
Furn. 4rm. apt., $85 per mo. 1545 I I York (AITS)-It was an Middleton is resigning this Francisco Naval S hip i y a r d.
Oak St. Also a 2-rm. apt. MrsGeorge odd-looking thing that five tugboats week-infanticipating: early in Oc Dreadnaught will be de-moth-
current interest to World .
Ph. 8-4200. nudging down the luck ,
weer tober.'e all wish her good recommissioned and ;
4 rms and bath. 2203 Myra St. War II veterans are the proposed Hudson River. At first look it ap- Madge Taylor has transferred I in "standby status., .
Walter Iannon, Ph. 75167. bonus payments: being set up or I peared to be a building. A closer to Transportation. Roy placed ,

Furn. 4 ims. & bath, garage apt. proposed in three States West scrutiny showed the hull of an old- Durham, Clifford Hubbell, Frank Battleship Iowa Two
$;)0 per mo. Mrs. Mueller, Ph. Virginia, Montana, and Indiana. type battleship. Actually, it wasa Fussell, Aaron Yarborough and ,
2-9779. Only in one state is legislation combination of both; it was the Joseph Kiser. members of the Carriers re Readied_
4-rm. garage apt. furn. 4346 Shir being speeded to provide bonus USS Prairie State (IX 15)). 124th Infantry Regiment, 48th Division .
(AFPS) The 45,
ley. Mrs. Sheffield, Ph. 23146. payments to veterans. And thatis The tugs were moving her from of the Florida 1 J National Washington Iowa-and two $ .'
2-rm. $85 Also singlerms. in Indiana. Political wranglinghas her long-time berth in the Hudsonto to I 000-ton battleship -'
apt., per mo. Guard, report they are happy Essex-class carriers have been re- ;
2601 Park. Mrs. Bessie tied up further action on the a new spot in New York's East be back at their routine work aft- I mothballs and put in
moved from
Welt Virginia bonus, even thoughit
Houston, Ph. 8-2770. River. er 18 days of rough maneuvers at the
status" Navy.
Furn 5-rm. house in Ortega. 2920 was authorized by voters and USS I'ralrle Stale Ft. McClellan, Ala. I "standby by '

Harvard Ave. Mrs. Dow. the State Legislature. In Mon Prairie State is being used as a From the Telephone Officer we The "standby status" the Navy ,
tana, a court decision on the con said, means that a skeleton crew
Furn. 5-rm. apt., $50 per mo. 2022 training ship for New York's Naval
understand that Inez Coleman just
Gilmore St Mr. Cochran, Ph. stitutionality of the plan is holding Reserve. On her battleshiphull will be aboard the ships and that
returned from leave after a trip
7-9514 after 1600. up progress on the bonus a building has been con this crew can be expanded quickly -
to ]'liamiVe are to
sorry needed for full
there. structed. She commissionedin the ships are
report that Margaret Hyde is in
2-bdrm. bungalow, furn. 2893 Gilmore I Indiana I'ajs Off 1901 as the USS Illinois (BB St. Vincent's Hospital due to a recent I wartime duty
St., Hh'enide. Mrs. H. L. 7Then, in 1921, she was transferred I The Iowa-class battleships havea
On 1 Indiana began send operation
Decuers. July to the Hudson River to replace wartime personnel strength of .. ?'
3-bdrm. brick he ne, G. I. financed. ing out the first bonus checks to the training ship Granite 2,700. The Essex-class carriers
1040 Briarfield Drive. Mrs. Cun- World War II veterans who come State, which burned at her pier.. Kitty Lewis of NAB-6. and hub have a complement of 2,500 at <

ningham, Ext. 8119 or Ph. 8- under three special classes, as During World War I, the Prairie by, Al, returned to work Monday full strength. .
for the State after a week's leave. Even though .
9274 after 1730. provided by Legislature. State was assigned duty with
These Next-of-km of Kitty looks rested, she she I -
are: says
2-bdrm home near NAS on Lakeshore Battleship Force One. but never
Blvd, $6,950. Call Burke, those who died of serviceconnected fired her guns is worn out. R. Adm. Hardison
Ext. 575. causes while on active wartime assReveal It is with sincere regret that I
MISCELLANEOUSBaby duty, service-connected disabled we report the death of Huntley (Continued from Page 1)

sitter available, Carol Dod- who are rated with a disabilityof Cox's wife who passed away last manded the Enterprise in the

son, 1211B Hancock St., Ext. 10 per cent or more, and the Change week Mr. Cox is with the battle of the Santa Cruz Islands
556. 100 per cent non-service connected Records Section. We also extend when the Japanese were atempt-

Found-Silver Air Force wings in disabled. Veterans not in these In Dry-Cleaning sympathy to Mr. and Mrs. EdwinL. ing to re-inforce their garrison
vicinity of WAVES swimming categories will receive payments II Jones in the recent death of Oi. Guadalcanal. For personal

pool. Contact B. Dyer, Ext. later. ? Service HereA their two-day old baby deep- valor in this action during which
512. >V.a, Sty'mie4t I est sympathy is extended to Mr. severe damage was inflicted upon

Lost-Solid gold wedding band at World War I and II veteransin change in the dry cleaning and Mrs. Marvin L. McDonald in the enemy Admiral Hardison re-
offered by the Navy Exchange ceived the Navy Cross.
Mainside pool. E. D. Sweat, Ext. West Virginia have no war- service the recent death of their baby.
8181. service bonus in sight- 'et. Federal whereby just one local Mr. Jones and Mr. McDonald are From the 'Big E', as the Enter-
Ride wanted From Lakewood I officials in Washington asked commercial dry cleaning com- with Transportation.Note prise came to be known, Admiral ,
section to NAS, 0600. J. E. Griffin the state to cancel' the bond issue pany will process all dry cleaning to secretaries: If the boss Hardison became Commander .

Marine Brks., Ext. 8396. calling it "inflationary". The became effective this week. doesn't know something, he asks Fleet Air, South Pacific, a vital
The Navy Exchange announ-
Ride wanted To Pittsburgh or state, on the other hand, refused his secretary. If she doesn't know post which he held until he as-
ced that the cleaning concern Na-
this week-end. Mrs. she is dumb. The boss is not sumed duties as Chief of the
vicinity since both the voters and the leg-
has agreed to pick up and de- Command
val Air Primary Training -
Rm. 707 Floridan Ho dumb for not knowing. on account
Moore Islature the $67,000,000issue.
,, approved liver within two days, all gar- I with additional flag duty as
tel.Ride As a result, the whole mat- ments left at the Laundry of what has he got a secretary Commander Fleet Air Wing 10.
wanted-From Spring Park ter will be pigeon-holed for a for'ABomb I
((106). For special 1-
Building Com-
Southside ; In 1945 he took over as
Rd. and San Diego while.
day service, an 'mander Carrier Division Five.
0730-1600. Mrs. Johnson, Ext. Attacks on the constitutionality charge of 33.1/3 per cent will Production His next assignment was with
717 or Ph. 9-81627. of the Montana bonus is like be added to the original cost. the Navy Department in WashI
Riders wanted to St. Louis, Mo., ly to tie up a final court decisionon Before agreements were I _
D. C.
Outlined Wilson ington, tHe -
Aug. 23 via Atlanta. H. C. Web- the matter for several months: made, some 60 local dry clean- By returned to the Pacific in .

ster, AK1, Ext. 8220. Two actions are now before the ing establishments were askedto 1950 when he assumed the billetof
Riders wanted--Driving to New State Supreme Court. Just when submit bids for this con Washington (AITS) --- Atom Comander Naval Forces: Mar
York, Aug. 3 or 4, taking Rt. 1, the $22,000,000 bond issue can be tract. Upon receipt of bids, a bombs are being produced "on an ianas. .

contact Sy Sirchuk. Ext. 621 paid out to veterans is uncertain thorough review was made to Industrial basis" and the development In addition to the Navy Cross= s.
until the court reaches a decl- determine which concern of atomic warheads for artillery the Legion of Merit with Gold .

Was/iingfon/ Service; I.lion. would offer the very best in shells and guided missilesis Star, and the Presidential Unit I -
service, quality of service and advancing as is development of Citation Ribbon (USS Enter- ;
Clul has GoodI'ooll" Big Theft prices.It the atomic powered submarine, prise), Rear Admiral Hardisonhas

Jacksonville, Fla. (\FPS-The is believed, Navy Exchange Charles E. Wilson, Director of the World War I Victory
And LoJrjimf; I state road department was sell officials pointed out, Defense Mobilization, has an Medal, Grand Fleet Clasp; the

Washington (AFPS) A good ing houses on a route through that considering all requirements nounced. American Defense Service Medal,
break in lodging and meals tan which a new road was to be built. personnel can expect 1\1 Wilson report that more Fleet ; the American Cam-
be had by Servicemen visiting the They reported to police the theft and will get the best in dry than half of the Ro"frnmenl's paign Medal; the Asiatic-Pacific

nation's capital. I of a house, sidewalk and all cleaning serviceNavy's industrial reserve, stand-by munitions Campaign Medal; World War II
._ ---- ------ -- plants, are now back in
The Soldiers, Sailors Marinesand --- - -- Victory Medal; the Navy Occu-

Airmen's Club has been operating Sonic Research Planes production and more are being pation Medal, Asia Clasp; the
a "service to the Serv reactivated. China Service Medal; and the
vice for 53 )'ean. The club features His report further revealed: Phillipine Independence Ribbon. '",
sleeping accommodation The Army's new light tank and < "
Sets Altitude Speed Records I
for 200 men, a well stocked library the "General Sherman" medium
radio, television, recreation __ I tank are both in production. The 2 New Satellite
first new heavy tank will loll
and excellent -
room, a garden, an
restaurant The latter I from the production line later this (Continued from Page 1)

jinnided 36,000 meal* for men month. occupations. The AAU conducts
ia uniform last year.A I Plane deliveries are two-thirds its drill schedule in a more flexi-

non profit enterprise the greater than a year ago. Another ble manner.
club charges 85c a night for .lodging 'I I three-fold increase will take placeIn The Charleston, Orlando, and
the year ahead. Jacksonville associated volunteer
and meals at moderate cost I
It is located at 1015 L St. NW i I : Mr. Wilson said that about $42 units were operationg out of .
billion in defense orders have been NARTU Jacksonville as Associated -
I placed since Korean fighting start Volunteer Unit, Aviation No.

TV Show ed. Some $10 billion in munitions 3. Lcdr. Frederick B. Mohlc com-

have been delivered; industry now manded the group.Commanding '
(Continued from Page 1) 1 1I I has $32 billion in military con- Orlando's A AU. 1
Talent Sought 1I tracts on its books. 1743 is Lt. Charles C. Catling-. .'I

Talent is being recruited from I 1I I Lcdr. Stanley W. Julian commands -

all commands in the Jacksonville I Blimps That Back Up < AAU 741, Jacksonville.Both .
Navy area, as well as from among I I I units: were activated under
civilian employees and depen the direction of Capt. Raymond >-
dents. Seen By Airer 'Ii. N. Sharp, commanding: officer of :.<;, '

"We can use all the appropriate I of O{' I New York (AFT8))H!1 drew : NARTU Jacksonville.Westerners .\ r ; "
talent we can get, added Lieutenant propeller, designed iW>1 vy

Wolfe "And by appropriate -I Speedy Climber Leaves Home blimps fly backwartkLL-.,? been! Travel Far ,::

talent I mean talent with AFPS The Navy's sonic research plane, the announced. ?&$( '&?+' Learn ABC's Too r.1"r
visual gimmicks. A person who I| Washington ( )- The reverse action, *wWJi' 't To
does bird calls, for example, is I[II Douglas Skyrocket, has set new records announced.for speed and altitudes for blimps to stop and'.tsn4 *tfar'dless Herlong, Calif., (AITS)-A recent ,
lost on TV. What we want are piloted airplanes, the Navy has recently of the w1nd, iN CurU- news item carried the record ii:
acts that must be seen to be Actual altitude and speeds attained were not made public for Wright Corp. said. It'1a' believed distance traveled by a student to "to.
but the Navy said they were unprecedented.
enjoyed. security reasons 61 miles round p.
I the idea will faciUUle tM'March reach classes as
with rocket
"We can use production per The Skyrocket was launched power t !ia New Hampshire. ;
for enemy submarinii,. if 'Hsf trip. This was
AFB Muroc
in tests at Edwards
mother ,
writers and carried aloft by a plane
sonnel particularly
the kids of
The first blade art rtftdy for But out Herlong way

set designers," concluded Lieu- Calif.The sweptwing Skyrocket was first flown in 1918 with com- the Navy'a neyeat.blinq; ;"cvM:of the Sierra Ordnance Depot travel
tenant Wolfe. made."-} tfett 78 miles round trip, or a total of
having bined jet and rocket engines which permitted it to take off and landas the largest yet % -
Any persons experience long, carries a crew 53,352 miles to obtain a four-year
increased the
along these lines are urged to a conventional plane. Its speed was greatly by use Westward "
has about five tlneI'u high school diploma.
contact Center. the PIO Office at NATT- of a mother plane.. rapacity than yw 'A; hoi '4,

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