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Title: Jax air news
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Language: English
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: August 23, 1951
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General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
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No. 21 UNITED STATES NAVAL AIR STATION, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA August 23, 1951

Headquarters of the Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville, Commander Naval Air Bases Sixth Naval District and Commander Fleet Air Wing .11
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R Five Enlisted I Opportunities


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,. In Air Cadet I z. ,. Available ForCommissions



:{ Program Here 3 G. M tS

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: The first Naval Aviation Further opportunities are

I Cadets to be enlisted in the 5'C open to enlisted men to attain

NavCad program in the ,, I commissioned officer statusin

North Florida, South Georgia ; the Naval service.
: I According to the text of Bu-
area since i the Navy : Pers Circular Letter 127-51,

flight training program reopened 4 which was received this week,
to civilian enlistments: I I men meeting certain qualifications -

" on'August 1st, were sworn ir a :: { 4 S rt 3 < yr'i 4v r are eligible to enroll in the
< >,a* ? 3e
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y $ Naval School, Officer Candidate
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Naval Ail I
-at the Jacksonville : Newport, R. I,

Reserve Training Unit Aug- 3' In effect, the new directive

.... ust 17, r establishes the eligibility require-
:-. First fledgling Naval aviators : : ments and processing proceduresfor
4,. to enlist were: George A. L enrollment into the school.
,1:) Blanc and Raymond S. Farris, ol; I It also carries complete informa-
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... Jacksonville; Robert J. Rice, Vero tion regarding the various fieldsin :

., J3each! John King Knope, Ocala,, which commissions may be
"and Robert H. Furey, Jr., of St t'tIa I granted.
Petersburg. All were enlisted un Four previous? directives governing -
1 der the new program that allows appointments to the
school have been cancelled and
I the Jacksonville Naval Air Reset
,;
superseded by the new BuPers
I 've Training Unit to nominate a a e
"' ., quota of five outstanding selec letter.
Basic

tees eacJ 18-Month month.: Course ""'. ._ ....___ _____ ___._n ..m._ I Eight basic Qualifications qualificationsare
I I set forth in the directive.
Naval Aviation Cadets receive UNDER-SECRETARY VISITS-Making his first stop at NAS Jax since being: appointed undersecretary ; Briefly they are: The applicant
pre-flight and basic training at I of the Navy Francis P. Whitehair inspects the Marine guard after being awarded full I must be male, over 19 and under
IVnsacola and take advanced I honors, including a 1' -gun salute, on his arrival here Monday morning. Accompanying the under : 27 years old for appointment to
training at Corpus Christi, Texas,, secretary is Lt. James E. Ilendry, honor guard commander Before leaving for Washington, White- the Unrestricted Line and over
I
in an eighteen-month course of r hair toured the station and visited Jacksonville.NuvyUnderSecretiry. 19 and under 33 years old for the
them for --- -
Instruction that qualifies
i Restricted Line; a graduate of an
"Navy Wings of Gold" and a accredited college or universitywith

I commission of Ensign, U. S. Naval ; I I'In Air Group Officer a baccalaureate degree; a
Reserve, or 2nd Lieutenant, U. S,. citizen of. the United States or
J : Marine Corps Reserve. naturalized citizen for at least JO
Forced To Live
\, 'a Open To Single Men '
years; physically qualified according
t'I I A percentage will be selected to Navy medical stan-
for commissions in the regular Brief Station VisitI Up To PromiseIn I dards; must establish mental
Marines in the two
Navy or yearsof moral, and professional fitness;
active duty with the fleet that I take-off the "I'll eat
a on
must be on active duty for a period
.. follows graduation from flight I Frank Whitehair, recently appointed UnderSecretary your hat" line, Lcdr. Carl Spiers, of at least two months, and
training.The of the Navy by President Truman, visited the Naval commanding officer of VF-173, must have at least six months'
NAVCAD program is open Air Station Monday: while enroute from Miami to Washington watched as Comdr. George Car- obligated service.
to single young men between the I ter, Commander, Air Group 17, Graded By Board
ages of 18 and 21 who have suc- wielded a paint brush to put the NAS personnel meeting the
cessfully completed sixty semester I Whitehair arrived by plane ir : has got to be an honorable truceon Navy "E" on Lcdr. Spiers' F4U above qualifications may submita
Y. hours or ninety quarter hours at the morning, accompanied bj American terms," the new Un- after he qualified for the award written request to their commanding -

l r an accredited college, university,,, II Capt. S. S. Bowling, Naval Aide,, der-Secretary stated, "And even for proficiency in bombing re- I' officers outlining their

j' or Junior-college. Information concerning and Lt. Col. Richard Johnson, Marine if there is one, we are still not cently. 1 qualifications. The commanding
f. the NavCad program may safe because the Korean war is Before going aloft, Lcdr. Spierswas officer, after considering the
be received! at the Jacksonville Corps Aide. He was welcomed Carter qualifications, will direct the applicant
only one phase, by force, of international I informed by Comdr. I
Naval Air Reserve Training Unit,, aboard by local high ranking communism's pro that if he were to qualify for an to be physically exam
or from any Navy Recruiting Office -I Navy officers, Including, Real r "E", he would personally paintit med
gram.
t" __ Adm. Osborne B. Hardison, Commander Warns of Truce I on the side of his plane. Possi- (Please Turn to.Page 8, Col. 3)
.
Whitehair, who served with the bly this proved an additional incentive -
Air Jacksonville
Fleet ;; I
Eligibles I Navy during World War II, said for when VF-173 returned I
List Of Close
NAS Com Scouts
Douglas.T. Day
., Capt. Officer Capt. Lester K.,. he considered his new appointment II to the field, Lcdr. Spiers was
manding ; "just another call to active one of the five airmen to keep
j Rice, NATTC Commanding Officer I duty." After two weeks in Washington his foot error in the margin al-
For E-3 Exams
i ; Capt. Jesse S. McClure, Com I he said he was impressed lowed for the awarding of the"E" ; WeekLong'Rendezvous
mander, Fleet Air Wing Eleven; 1 .
Governmentofficials
., To Be Submitted I Capt Allen Smith, Jr., Chief of by the long work hours' top I I (Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 1) '
Staff, Fleet Air Jacksonville: ,- -- -
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I Capt. Dwight J. Wharton Com
;_\I j Recommendations for men 1Igible manding Officer, Naval Hospital,,' Some 250 Explorer Scouts
.1 on October 1, 1951 to and Capt. Raymond'. Sharp,, : ':::1 from the Sixth region which includes
take pay grade E-3 examinations Commanding Officer, N ART U : North and South Carolina
. on September 25, 1951 Jax. Georgia and Florida will break
: must be submitted to the Main camp Saturday after a week's
\ Hide Educational Services Office Say Navy In Ready encampment at the Naval Air

room 141, main administration Following a tour of the station, Station.
building, prior to August the Under-Secretary visited Jack The week's activities for the
20, it has been announced.To sonville.\ Senior Scouts will be climaxed
be eligible to participate The United States "must never with a dance at Mainside auditorium
on September 25, personnel being never never let another Tear t d tc .:';:':.: Friday evening at 2000.A .
recommended must have six Harbor occur, and the Navy and I group of young Jacksonville
months in pay grade E2. Time Marine Corps will not permit it," e > t I girls from Lee, Landon, and
interview, "Oursis w 's Jackson High Schools will be
4 In pay grade E-2 is computed he declared in an rt
from the date of completion of the most powerful Navy in the I guests of the Scouts at the dance.
recruit training.Recommendations. world and will remain that way," With the Naval Air Station
are to be he continued. "So long as we keep acting as host for the Scouts for
II submitted in memorandum form' the Navy and Marine Corps ready, the fifth successive year, the encampment

\ giving correct full name, rate, we in America need never fear r_ has been under the
1:1' service number, rate.for whichI The Navy is expanding rapidly- direction of Herbert Stuckey of
; man is recommended and division full steam ahead," he added. Atlanta 'Ga. deputy regional executive
the Educational Services "If we have a truce in Korea, It of the Boy Scouts of
Office announces. America. Darrell Jansen, Ex:
I i i Tenants Must Keep plorer leader from Leesburg "u.
I Fla. is commodore for the cruise.
Weather Outlook Lawns, Yards Clean During the early part of the ,
of Naval Air Station week the Scouts toured :Fleet )
All tenants
hot-with little '
Continued a units based here and visited
relief expected from showers- and Dewey Park Housing of their are Green Cove Springs Naval Base .i
i .. is the word from the weatherman responsible for the upkeep where they inspected the mothball
-l; for the yards. Tenants of these areas are ._..
' at NAS Aerology, --- fleet. Wednesday they visited .
lawns, Including -
iN. coming week-end. directed to keep their like Rembrandt, Comdr. George the Naval Reserve Armoryin
the areas to the road and PROUD PAINT JOB-Making
Friday-Fair and hot, with 11 I the Navy "E" on Corsair Jax, where they went aboard
4 sidewalks, cut and free of debrisat Carter, Commander Air Group paints
..,, :; I' possible showers. fair all times. Lawn mowers can of Lcdr, Carl Spiers, commandingwon officer of VF-173, after the latter the submarine: USS Haddock
Continued
; :' Saturday be obtained In the rear of build the award for dive bombin, At the time of the brush wietd- Today and Friday will be spent I'
and hot, with afternoon thunder&howersj off the Virginia in tours of NARTU, Operation
ing 525, located at Birmingham Ing, the pilots were aboard a c arrier operating>> NATTCenter. I
( and
o Sunday-.Satne: $ 'kw. ., and Biscayne. Capes.>>

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Page Two JAX AIR NEWS I August 23, 1951


.. Report From Washington

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J3 ....k..L A Armed Forces Personnel Aid Flood Area .


Published every Thursday for Navy activities at Naval Air

Station Jacksonville. Fla. Marine Corns Strenath Tn Total 1 inn OHO
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NAS, Jacksonville .- - -i -

Caot. Douglas T. Day Commanding Officer By Armed Forces Press Service Committee hearings.THIRTYFIVE .
Comdr. Porter F. Bedell Executive OfficerLt. NUMEROUS VACANCIES for qualified AF .

Gordon D. Walker: ._._.____.__... ._..Public Information Officer officers and airmen now exist in the Office of AIRMEN will be selected for

Fleet Air Jacksonville Special Investigations. Applicants who do not training as Welfare Specialists for the Chap-

Rear Adm. Osborne B. Hardison.._ ____..__-.....................-- Commander meet requirements stated in regulations may lain's Service each month at Air Force Indoctrination '.
Capt. Allen Smith Chief of Staff request waivers. Commanders at all echelonsare Centers.

Fleet Air Wing Eleven urged to inform personnel of the opportunities ,

Capt., Jesse S. McClure _._.._..._ ?_._._.._.......-._..._.___.', Commander existing in the OSI. NAVY COMMANDS delegated authority to
Comdr. Joseph T. Thornton_.__ .._._ _.__..Chief Staff Officer award the Commendation Ribbon may do so,
Naval Air Technical Training; Center TilE AIR FORCE has ruled that airmen and issue Letters of Commendation on their

Capt. Lester K. Rice ..._.._.___._-_....__...... Commanding Officer who have completed 28 years of active-Federal own authority, without further reference or review -
Comdr. John A. Gamon, Jr. ..._...*...._...?..._...__...... Executive: Officer service are ineligible for overseas duty. Per- by the Secretary of the Navy, under au' s
sonnel in this category may volunteer for over- thority of ALNAV 64.
Naval
Hospital
Officer seas duty if they state in writing they do not *
J. Wharton Comman4jng
Capt Dwight Officer intend to apply for retirement during the for- THE ARMY MEDICAL Service has devel-
E. Stahr Executive
Capt. Guy eign tour. oped a new 1,000-bed general hospital assem-
NARTU which contains
bly "package" 2,825 regular
..
Capt. Raymond N. Sharp Commanding Officer PLANS ARE underway to allot more space items of supply and equipment.
Comdr. Anthony Trusso_.__..______...._......_Executive Officer at the Armed Forces Information School Fort *

Main Administration Slocum, N. Y., for Air Force officers and air- TilE SENATE has confirmed the appoint-
Editorial Offices in Rooms 123 and 125
men. Air Force Public Information officers ment of Francis P. Whitehair of Florida as Un-
building. Phone extension 8184.
H. have been instructed to consider long-range der Secretary of the Navy.
Editor-Andrew Planey
Staff Members: Barbara Rickman, SN; Gerald Hynes, SN; plans to provide all PI personnel with this specialized .

Terry Ziegler SA; Mary Bixones, SN. training. '
The JAX AIR NEWS: u putmsnedeeniy at me U. S. Naval Air Station ARMED FORCES personnel played an Important -
Jacksonville. Florida, and printed commercially with non-appropriated fundsat THE ARMY Quartermaster Corps has awarded part In the relief of suffering in the
no expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P-35, Rev. a contract for the manufacture of 76 million recent mid-west floods. A few examples:
Nov. 1945. Copies are distributed free of charge: at the Naval Air Station theNaval
Air Reserve Training Unit. Naval Auxiliary Air Station Cecil Field and tin cans as containers for a new type of MATS aircraft hauled 50 'tons of sandbags in
the U. S. Naval Hospital.: : combat ration designed for use in Korea. Seven one night from California to Kansas. Air
Th JAX AIR NEWS If a member of the Armed Forces Press Service. cans will contain a day's rations for one man. Resecue Service flew a plane 1,000 miles to
AFFS material appealing In this publication may not be reprinted withoutthe
needed lifeboat. Forbes AFB
written permission of Armed Force Press Service. Republication of other drop an urgently
matter except by service publications, Is prohibited without permission ofEditor MARINE CORPS strength is expected to total personnel Topeka, labored diligently and threw
: JAX AIR NEWS. 200,000 by the end of 1952, according to a Base equipment into the fight to keep property -
recent testimony before House Appropriations loss at a minimum and save lives.
Think Of Your Pride. .

--- New Rotation Plan
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It's Darn Hot But I : 1\;:' '< '
Shipmates, f\',-" .' Extended to Cover


Yeah, shipmates, I'm hot. My shirt clings to my back like (P$ FEACOM Forces
the, advice of a mother-in-law. :My pants wrinklewithout starch; I
they form twin gutters for sweat, starched. :My skivvies con- I. 'xArPS -. ai Washington (AFPS) Tti& .
stantly remind me of the bathcloth the kids used the night be- I.i i l Army's rotation policy for per-
fore, and my socks are two sopping cloths. wrapped around a sonnel on duty in Korea will be
pair of red hot dogs. extended to cover all personnelin
the Far East, effective Sept
We" completely concur Mr. Reader. "It's hot in Jackson- 1, the Defense Department announced ,
ville. recently.

Now for the point of the discussion. Let us get to the point, Enlisted personnel in Korea
because it's too danged hot to drag this copy out. Uniforms, who met rotation requirementsprior
mister is what this is all leading up to. The blues are hot, the to June 1, 1951 will be
khakis: are the same, and the whites get dirty; wonder why we brought home before Sept. 1 if
have to be so uncomfortable? Let's talk it over. I possible, the Army said.
Replacements Determine Rate

Cannot Permit Laxity Efforts are being made to In-
If the laxity in uniform is permitted here's the result. Soon, I crease the numbers rotated to
too soon, men are going around the station in loafers, zoot-suit 30,000 per month during the next
pants, cowboy boots, 50-mission\ hats and drape-shnpe shirts. A I t a Tr few months. However the Army
whether he's stepped into a true-to-life that the rate
visiting guest wonders I -------------- pointed out monthly '..

Air Station, or a Hollywood mockup. HIGH BRIDGE OVER THE 1IANTAN-Rising above the ruinsof necessarily depends on the rate
or arrival of and
After the first phase of pleasure in being allowed to more or a former bridge spanning the Hantan River is the latest con- will be replacements the
less dress as you please is over, older heads look over the situa- struction of the Army engineers in Korea. Tank retrievers and a of governed combat by effectiveness necessity-
tion. This is the Navy that they have devoted a life's work to truck rumble across the railroad bridge on their way to the front. maintaining
in the zone of operations.
building, a crack outfit that is known for its efficiency and smartness --
in every known part of the world. > Service ComputedIn
Weekend computing time served
toward eligibility for rotation
You're A Navy Man Through And ThroughThis combat personnel in Korea will
comfortable would be a stench in
situation although ,
be credited with four months of
man's nostrils from seaman second to commanding -
real
every Navy
WincfTatk Notes service for each month actually
officer. served. This policy will enable w

That, my warm shipmates, is why we're wearing uniforms. fromNARTU combat personnel to qualify for
That is why, as we sit sweating here in a suit of wilting khakis rotation twice as fast as those
and whites, we are proud to be wearing this uniform. stationed in non-combat 'areas,
who will receive two months'
Regardless of the weather, the uniform of the United States '
credit for each month s'ervcd. ,
Navy will always be worn with pride by Navy men. You as a Marriage Factor

wavy man, wouldn't want it any other way. F-741 their duties when they felt capa- In Japan, unmarried personnel,

Lt Raymond Peach, as Civil ble of doing so. The men topside and married personnel whose fam

xb a : bY,a Airport Engineer with CAA is escorting had a real taste of what the ex- ilies are with them, will receive
DIVINE $ George Vockakis, directorof tremes in deck operations can be credit for time actually served.
Civil Aviation, Athens, Greece, like when the carrier rode into a Married personnel whose fa milks
on tour of military and civil air- line squall on the last day of flight have not been with them subsequent

SERVICESAT .. ports in Florida. Mr. Vockakiswas operations. to July 1, 1950, will receive
a Greek naval aviator from I credit for a month and a half for,
THE STATION CIIAPELS
1918 to 1928. Casey Dlnkens, ADEC, from CV each month actually served.,
Protestant Lt. Henry Nowatka from Fasron-741 was in charge of the Within the Far East Command

0830-M o r n i n g Services, All. Gainesville is the new executive hangar deck crew His men main- request for transfer to another
Saints Chapel. officer for the squadron. Lt. No- tained .aircraft, made checks, and unit is authorized after two years.
0915-Naval Hospital Chapel. watka has been associated with took care of all major discrepancies This will permit a combat soldier "
1045-All Saints Chapel. NARTU Jax for the past several that could not be handled by In Korea to apply for duty in'
Catholic years. He has just returned froma the flight deck crew. Japan after six months counting'
I short stay in Texas. excellent and i the extra credit permitted for
0830 and 0930-Mass, St. Ed. Due to the ability combat service.
ward's Chapel. Lt. Earl Vickery reported initiative shown by men of VF-
Limited rotation of
Army
0930-St. Edwards' Chapel (Catechism aboard as gunnery officer, a trans- 741 and CV Fasron-741, the sonnel in' overseas areas other.per-
Class). fer from VF-771, NAS, Los Ala- Squadron was able to keep all air- 'than the Far East will be resumed
1030-Mass, St. Edward's ChapeL mitos, Calif. Lt. Lickery is mak- craft in flight readiness. At no in September. '
0645-Mass at Hospital Chapel. r n ing Jacksonville his home while time during the cruise was any I
serving as manufacturer's repre- aircraft kept on the hangar deck
Mormon Pvt: "Don't think; Ethel
ROTATEm-The! first recom- sentative for Kwikset Locks, Inc., due to maintenance. you '
Small ChapeL looks bad in that low-cut evening -
Wednesday-1930-at missioned destroyer to be damaged of Anchelm, Calif Earl is an ex- Men aboard the carrier had a ?" ,

in the Korean campaign is track star from the University of complete check out in all phasesof gown Pfc.s: "Not as far as I can see!"
home .again. The USS Walke, California.We carrier work, from inspectingthe

Air Group OfficerContinued left, although severely damaged are all sorry to learn that tires and disengaging tail Actor: "The death scene was a
managed the trip from Ko- Lcdr. Lloyd Barnard will be leav- hooks to the extremes of making riot."
( from Page 1)) rea to San Diego, Calif., under ing our squadron. He has been aircraft repairs. No matter what Actress: "How come?" '.

Several days later, while the her own steam. The USS Stick- the Type Training officer for mostof phase of operations was to be Actor: "The corpse got the hic ..
fquadron was operating off a ell, right, acted as escort for the the VF pilots and men since : done, all men-pitched in and carried coughs... .
carrier, near the Virginia Capes, Walke on the long journey. The NARTU Jax was activated. I out their job to their best
Comdr. Carter Jived up to his Walke was damaged by an un- Lcdr. Roe >{. Martin, adminis- ability. It was a job "well done." and all hands felt better. Chief
_ and stenciled the all important derwater explosion. trative officer will make his homein Bill Beard from NAS Jax came
, promise letter on VF-173's skip- Winter Haven, Fla., as of Sep- The squadron ua based at Sau- over in a replacement R4D and
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per's Corsair. HAPPY McINTYRES! tember 1st.'F741 fley Field for the first week and brought the men back to Jax. All

The four other pilots who received Pawtucket, R. I. (AFI' )-John then went aboard the USS Mon- aboard expressed their appreciation -
, similar honors during the McIntyre Jr., married :Margaret \ in conjunction with VC terey. All reports from the crewIs for the excellent job done by
. name competition were, Lt. Louis McIntyre. Her father is John Fasron 741 operated and main- that the chow at Saufley was Chief Beard. C
Frketir, Lt. Harry Sherman, Lt. McIntyre, and her brother, John tained twelve aircraft which were the best in the Navy. Congratulations to the follow-
(jg) John Humphrey and Ensign McIntyre, Jr., was am usher at flown aboard the USS Monterey. Twenty-four members! of VF- ing men who passed examinationsfor
i Forrest Forsythe. the wedding. Archie King, ADEC from VF- 741 had quite an experience-on the advancement to AN: William -
i 741 was in charge of flight deck Air Lift back to Jax. One of the IL King, William C. John

Lassie-"Why did you take up "Sir, may I have your daughter operations and minor discrepancies. motors froze on an R4D and had son, Jimmie H. Sheehan, Jack
the piano?" for my wife?" The plane captains and deck to return to Saufley after about Ridley and Elger Price and 'also l
Laddie-"My beer kept sliding "Bring your wife around and handling crew worked with crew- 20 minutes in the air. The pilot to: Pierce Johnson Sr., who advanced

oIl the violin." we'll nee." men aboard hip and took over made a fine one. n:1Je landing to.. AA.. :-",

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DATELINE: Male Chapel Station-



KOREA Choir TrainsDiligently I'w Dialogue l


LAW
Py Armed Forces Press ("Station Dialogue" provides an

United States Marines are opportunity for military and civ-

for their ability to The All Saints Chapel Choir,, ilian personnel of NAS to voice
from the mess hall. composed of twenty-five men, under their opinion on a question put to
f So the only English the direction of Kenneth Liles,, them by a Jax Air News reporter -

\ ters cooks of the 1st which station personnel SN, blends voices at the Chapel ).
( : questions *
vision have taught the twice a week to practice for Sun.
they are entitled to, under Today's question Is: "In the**
Korean messboy is: day services, conducted by CharlesA.
"Due to circumstances Jax Air News offers today part Dittmar, Protestant chaplain. "dog dajV of summer, what do

prevail I am unable to questions and answers analyzing Ken who sang under Carl Riley you do to keep cool" How are

date your request. Armed Forces Talk 376, the series at the University of Birmingham you taking the. heat. ?.

and it is suggested that was a member of the Bir- Frank H. Henderson, ADC VP-
There Is an unidentified ,
mingham Starlight Opera for two
Korea who Is wasting his as handy references when queries years. This is an annual light 3: "I sit in a nice

lie should be pitching for be derived from Public Law 23)). opera company composed of col- :., air conditionedbar

ball club. lege and professional people. Kenis
and drink
The unknown marksman a year instead of the 3 percent also a member of the Jackson- :
.. a fist-sited boulder at an used in former NSLI tables. ville Male Chorus. 3 :F beer. My only

toted by Lt. CUnton F. Q. Can I name any. beneficiaryI The choir I has recently per- regret is that I

of West Palm Beach Fla., want formed at the Riverside Methodist can't stay longer -
finger wa strafing Red A. Yes The more liberal rules
Church, the Riverside Pres- but my mon-
cently at an altitude of of NSLI will apply to your choiceof
byterian Church, Trinity Metho-
feet.The beneficiary for postservice In- dist Church in Avondale, and var- ey lasts only fora
jet pilot removed surance.Q. certain lengthof
ious other churches in the Jack-
from a damaged wing of his about time. I am
What optional ways sonville area. The chorus is com-
afterreturning to his K 0 of settling the policy? posed of NATTCenter and NAS Hendersonheat not taking the
htte. Since his plane was four availableon well a.Ithough I try to
A. The options men who are either ship's com- very
eling at 500-plira m.p.h., ': NSLI and USGLI policies will pany or students. avoid the weath er conditions by
grudgingly admitted It was be available on postservice poli drinking lots of 'beer."
Music for the choir is providedby .
.
pitching."In i> *
cies. These include a lump-sum Mrs. Howard B. Shively whois
fart," bald the ) payment to the beneficiary, payments organist for both the early and Helen Niehausk. Navy Exchange: .
a shame he'd. on the wrong spread over a specified period "w"Since Miami is
late services on Sunday morning
of years, and payments interested in the :
Anyone joining my birthplace -
ripe 1 smokers! In Korea
throughout the beneficiary's lifetime choir may contact Chaplain Ditt- I'm used to
ing a rough time. There's
mar at the Chapel or contact any
rible pipe shortage. the heat but I
Q. how soon must I apply member of the choir, ,
'pl. Pete Stalling, of A. Your application must be .;, a must admit it

News, Va., attempted a submitted and a premium paid 5w does become un-
of his own. lie found a within 120 days after you are separated year after the formal decision that bearable at
piece of lead pipe and from service. your disability i is service-con
It with a Sherlock : *. nected. times That'swhen
I turn on
curve. For a bowl he ...+t.
of a 214-ton! truck universal! What If You Are Q. What if I am totallydis. my fan and fix
Nichaus:: up a glass of
abled?
Only comment: "It's Just
Disabled? cold lemonade. i Is for taking the
tie! heavy." A You may take out any stand
NSLI the terms heat, there's notl ling else you can
A wider choice of postservice ard policy, on "
Pfc. Eugene I<:. Kelly: insurance, including pay men t given above and apply for waiverof do! i *
a Chinese soldier and took plans, is available to personnelwho premiums. You are entitled to
Tom J. Motche ck AA Crash &
... his gun. The weapon I leave the Armed Forces with da this even if your disability became --- ,
a crude wooden stock service-connected disabilities. total before you apply for 1s'S' Fire Crew :

gether by wire and a Q. What kind of Insurance cnn the insurance. "Send me backto

to snap the firing pin. :s I have If I am disabled In service (!. Is this free coverage automatic .r, the land of

"If I knew the thing was ? ? the Yankees. I9on't
made", Kelly: said, "I A. Insurance will be issued to A. No, You must apply for the
challenged him with a you on the same terms and con- insurance, pay a premium, and particularly -
tol." ditions as those contained in then submit (1)) a statement for care for this:

standard policies of NSLI (either claim for waiver of premiums and hot weather and

A silent figure bent term or permanent, as you choose) (2)) a report of your disability. I'd much ratherbe
and that cash loan <{. Do these provisions apply to
sleeping infantryman except paid-up,
.. back home.
draftee en route to an induction -- --- -
him. The soldier leaped out and extended values, as well as
foxhole; his bayonet poised premiums, will be based on' the center and Reservists injured on Motcheck At least it is a
tion. 1941 table of mortality, described their way to report for extended little cooler up tl here"
active duty? i> *
l .
Before him was a above.
dier politely= extending a Interest will be at 2\4 per cent, A. Yes, if they apply for coverage John S. ZiolkoZiolkowski wskl, AN Crash

der leaflet. instead of 3 percent. This means within a year after incurring & Fire Unit:
will be little disability.
u.4&o that payments a I
I "Whenever I get
It was a bull session, smaller. No dividends will be paidon
the chance I
all soldiers have when these policies. "Southern Pine"
lull in battle. head for the

A newly arrived Q. How ran I qualify for this beach. That is

didn't seem impressed. Then insurance? Exercise Held one sure way to
one suggested a poker A. Your discharge: or separa-
beat the heat. If
"What'll we use for chips tion must have occurred on or
w:: replacement asked.A after 25 April 1951 under conditions In Carolina Area I I[ find it impossible -

hardened vet looked other than dishonorable. The to get to the

and down slowly, then : VA then must find that you havea Large-scale offensive and defensive I beach I search

"Purple hearts, kid, p u 1 service-connected disability. It operations for ground and I for fan.fort' place myself be-
a large
decide that for
hearts. must except your I
airborne launched "Exer "
troops it and let th Ie blades rotate!
service connected disability you I .
cise Southern Pine" in the Fort i. *
A patrol leader on a would be insurable under the good
Bragg-Camp Mackall, N. C., maneuver II Ira H. Mackie, Columbia record
of NSLI
sance mission told his health provisions area.
knew a sure way to tell a Q. Whom must I apply? More than 83,000 Army I salesman: 'In
Korean from a South A. Your application and the this heat It is:
troop, 400 AF planes and 12- i
Just then a Korean came first premium payment must be 000 Air Force personnel are engaged I practically i m -
in the hands of the VA within 1
the road. The leader
patrol in the two weeks of ma. possible to keep

up and yelled The answer neuvers. Night tactics and close cool: so I'm just
burst of rifle fire tactical air support are principal '
it out.
"You see, men," he said, parts of the Aug. 13-28 sweating
how to tell them apart. w schedule I've learned that

your neck out... United States forces composed you can't beat

.- ti of the 28th and 43rd Divisions the heat so why f
the VII Corps the Third Field try!" :

Poach Pcrhs LT, I Army and 301st Logistical Command I Mackie j
oppose an "AggressorForce"
When lImn of "enemy" in the games.

Master's Voice Four fighter-bomber wings and Arctic Maneuvers j

six: troop-carrier wings bombard- Feature Oi'erlariJ
'
Performing mercy ment and tactical reconnaissanceunits

pretty much routine to of the Ninth Air Force, and Trek oy NG Unil I
Force. In a' recent case, the 511th Airborne Regimental
again completed its Combat Team and the 82nd Airborne One of the longest overland ma*

cessfully, but had td "go Division also are participating. neuvers since WWII-a 750-mile

dogs" to do it. trek over rugged Alaskan terrain
Irving Hershowitz, a blind The 28th and 43rd Infantry Divisions
-will begin shortly.
radio from will depart for Germanyin
teur operator
C. chosen the fall after they have com Feature players in the dramatic
ington, D. was
branch of the pleted the maneuvers, the climaxof venture will be the 196th Regimental
Air Force
Radio to their training. (AFFS). Combat Team who will
Amateur System
J test the ability of units this size
sent the group at a AWS Career Field to move overland under Arctic
Seattle, Wash. Irving's summer conditions. The troops

dog had to be left behind. I Offers Opportunities will begin in Seattle Wash., and send

The moment the plane i in the Anchorage area of.
Irvin left Andrews AF Washington, D. C. (AFPS)-Anew Alaska.

dog began to grieve< It I training program is being of- The entire operation called Ex- .
fered the Air Weather Service
by
not to eat, and a "rescue ercise Totem Pole will take about \!
from Weather Observer to Fore-
set in motion.
:was one month. The 196th RCT is a
casting Superintendent with cor-
Through Colonel A. advancement in rank National Guard unit from South ,

r' Gregory, another MARS up responding to the warrant officer grades.Air Dakota activated August 1, 1950.
radio connections were .
with Seattle. Irvin got on Force personnel with ,onlya LUCKY FELLOW

dio and the dog listened. The fifth annual Senior Scout high school education may I
I word from his master Station got underway officially eventually qualify as a weather Baltimore; Md. (AFPS) -- TM

seeing-eye canine perked the national ensign aboard the forecaster and become eligible for court magistrate dismissed the ac- J

ears and, barked for joy. "Making colors" was left appointment to warrant officer. cused charged with violation of
left, and Paul Hamrlsck Sea The program .is designed to Ordinance 438. The court clerk,
Last reports have the
weather technicians commissioner's secretaryand
N. C. Approximately provide skilled police
fine health thanks to
the week-lonj to meet current 'expansion the traffic bureau didn't know
:; encamp-
chats with Irv
dog-style, need what the< ordinance was.August a
jo
, miles aay.' (AFPSJ.. ,
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VF-742 ----- ------- -
i Detroit and placed it on display; Haglund, Wayne Wed ui nd and
VF-742 came through the I I I with other of the nations newest' Walt Winter, former Lt (jg's) I
'
recent competitive exercises jet aircraft. are now wearing.

with flying colors. Its score: I Mainly distinguishable from its j Reporting aboard last week ,
for the ordnance phase at 25- counterparts in the Banshee family from the receiving station at (
of the by the long needle nose, the I Charleston S. C., were SteveKomorowskI
000 feet was one high
jet attracted an exceptional: AD3; Charlie Jones,
est in ComFairJax. Lt. (jg;) amount of attention. SA; and Ewing Wright, AN,

Herman Winkleman received Five squadron officers are now while Lcdr. Doug E p p e r: son
an "E" in rocket firing while on detached orders enabling checked in from Olathe, Kans.

Lcdr. Ed Fischer, Lt. Gregory them to attend the 12-week A race to see who can furnish
course at the Photo Interpretation the world with most girls seemsto ...
Darby, Lt. Jack Christiansen School at Washington, D. C. be developing between Lt.
and Lt. (jg) Bailey Welden Two of the 'scholars', Lt. Bar' Tim Mehringer and Lt. Edward
copped the much prized letterin clay Smith and Lt. George Wins- Nelson. The third baby girl to
bombing.Last low were aboard the UbS Leyte report for duty in Lt. Mehringer's
with one of the squadron's de- home has just been reported.
Friday the squadron stood tachments when the vessel was in "
en administrative and personnel Korean waters last
year Fasron Nine
inspection with Rear Adm.
Osborne B. Hardison as chief inSpector Lt. (jg) Miles Turley, formerly Truman Spears, AD3, has finally JUNIOR SAYS "NEGATIVE"-Junior Duck, prodigy of the
for the former portion personnel officer; Lt. (jg) been rewarded by years of Tommy Tucker radio program, tries on "white hat" and cocksa
officer of: John Jacobson, erstwhile assistant study and is now the proud pos. to sell him
while the commanding leary eye as Ted Saxon, AOC, of NATTCenter tries
VF-42 from Cecil Field held the I personnel officer and Ensign sessor of a license to preach the the idea of being the first feathered !Master-at-Arms In the history
latter. Don Sullivan ex-navigation gospel. Congratulations, Truman. of the Navy. Larry Green, BMG3, behind Junior and Tom
Lt. Ray Ward reported in from I :officer, are school.the remaining pilots The squadron bachelor most my Tucker and Charlie Pilling;, staff announcers, await anxiouslyas
Little Creek after finishing close going to bombastic about his determination Junior Squawks "No Sale! '
air support school and was followed VP741Many never to be captured by the -
shortly by Lt. (jg) Larry fairer sex has fallen. James Zem- "No Sale"
Fay who had been attending the "free smokes", and cigarsat bower, AD3, has hit the deck
Naval School of Justice. ,Rob that,- is the most enjoyable and wandered in recently demurely
ert Haskell AD2, and his wife result of the promotions in VP- whispering that he has 'FEATHERED PRODIGY' SPURNS '
welcomed aboard a son on 5 Au 741. Progress on the proverbial taken the oath of allegiance to
gust. ladder was made by Lts. Jess the "one and only" for forever
husbands in the Baumgardner, Jim Fulton, John and ever. EFFORTS OF RECRUITING PARTYjunior
Two new Meadors Briggs, and Elbert Murphy, who I Despite the of mod-
Charles progress
squadron are ,, Lcdr. .
AN, who spliced the knot on 9 now wear insignia. ern science Melvin 'Tennessee'Dal'ton Duck, me local featheredprodigy :
August, just after Bob Marley,, You can tell a lieutenant by I AN, is using the "Far- featured on the Tommy He mentioned WAVES a coupleof
RMN3, slipped into the matri his "railroad tracks" and that is mer's Almanac" and the fullnessof Tucker program heard over radio times and Junior popped out
monial sea. what Jim Rutledge, Don Beal, the moon as 'a means of pre- station WPDQ. flatly refused to ready to discuss the idea the
Bob Nichols, Charlie Brady Vic dicting the expected blessed allow two NATTC men to recruit Idea of WAVES,, not recruiting

Just returned from leave were event. The arrival of the full him last Saturday. I The recruiting was settled
Bennie Shetterly, AT3; Charles Important Bond I moon is supposed to be the signal "You boys have got the wrong peacefully after Tommy tactfully ..
Meadors, ADEAN; Ellsworth VanS 1 for all hands to call him duck," 'Tie squawked to Larry cooled the discussion down with
ADE2 Willie Hinten 'Pappy'. BMG3 and Ted 1 more talk on WAVES and less on
i Is e, ; Green, Saxon
AOUAN; Bob' Marley, RMN3; Drive To BeginIn I Welcome aboard goes to the AOC, of the NATTC, FIO. "I I recruiting. Green and Saxon, defeated
Everett Tucker. ADE1, and Ed new striker, John De Palma AA, Just ain't agoin'." I recruiters,' decided to try
Orton, AT3.. On leave were from Bainbridge, Md., who Meredith Holden ADE2; Curtis September I now in the personnel office. Columbus, Ohio had the idea of I Junior would promise to come on
Neeld, BMG3; Dale Reed, SA; Eugene Burton, Robert Bennett recruiting Junior. The idea was the radio every morning, and wake
Curtis Lanton AMS3; Joe O' IJy Armed Force Press Semite! and Robert Griswold, have I to use Junior MasteratArmsat up the men at the Center, they
Connor, AOAN; George Grumo America's first and most Im- tacked on that third stripe as a the Center. Larry figured that I would drop the idea of recruiting.
AA; Ed Bombardieri!, AA; Ed. portant U. S. Defense Bond Drive result of some hard work and Junior would be able to help out Junior, still I playing it cozy,
Stringfellow, AN, and Grady since WWII will begin Labor study and have become AN, AN, as Master-at-Arms, but Junior: promised with the stipulation that
Bostic, AK3.Winford Day, Sept. 3rd and will sun and PNSN, 'respectively. frowned on the whole deal. I 1 Larry and Ted line up a WAVE
,
Brumbaugh, ABM2, through' Oct. 27th r I Frowned incidentally is the understatement or two on the program. It was
lias been transferred to the USS The following is a special plea of the week; foamed agreed. The date and time of the
Block Island, CVE-106 for duty as by Gen. Matthew B. Ridgway to Army Coins Word: would be a better word. I next battle with Junior Duck will
be announced the NATTC
an instructor. The best wishes of aid and underline the importance by public
the squadron follow him in his information office.
It's
of purchasing bonds. en-
"Infrastructure"ParU c
Tommy Tucker( the genial gen r J "
post.Last titledi "A Message to Americans. I tleman heard in the early A.M.
week the squadron "I am a member of the U. S. I France (AFPS)-The took
WPDQ the whole
over per-
bolstered by the
strength was ar- .
Army.It Greeks for
have a.'or,1
may formance in stride. He sadly ad-
rival of 10 new men. They are been to share ,
has
privilege .
my It-but to does tile Army-lt' mitted that he and Junior had
Schroeder SA Charles
James ; service with in battleIn "
jour NOUN! "Infrastructure, latest additionto
been for time but
together a long
Johnson, AD2; John Pirrung,
Korea.
the lexicon.
military if the NATTC boys really needed
Richard Eckoff AD3
ADAN ;
;
of
You be these
Harry Reynolds ADAN; Bob can very proud It U a word with meaning, Junior, he would have to let him
men.Men hat's more, Insists Supreme I SALTY HUMOR FROM
Haguewood, AT3; Charles Robinson from every walk of life anti go.
AN; Ralph Trussel ADAA; every corner of America Headquarters, Allied Powers in Junior Duck finally waxed so HERE AND THERE
Gerald Kelleher. AEAN, and I have seen them fight with Indomitable Europe, originators of the recently indignant that he dived I under
Jerry Deulin, AD3.Promotions I courage.I I coined word. Tommy's desk. He issued his battle I
finally came I hate known their strength of In a'or,1, Infrastructuremean cry from under the desk: I Wonder how many fig )leaves ,
through,on 7 jg's elevating themto soul and spirit. the network of communicatIons "First one of ;you swabbies! that Eve tried on before she said, "I'll
the exalted status of full lieu- They deserve the best. signals, supplydepots, sticks a hand under this desk is take this one?"
tenant. They were Ralph Field- The best In arms in clothing;, In ports, bridges, troop concentration going to )lose a finger," he gave I -- --
ing, Al Henden Don Dickert Joe food, In equipment, the best of ev- Kites, road and air fields out in fast duck talk. Vacationist to druggist: "Have
Elliott, Larry Shafer, Ray Ward erjlhlng that will make their task that go to !support the fighting you anything that's good for mos ,
and Miles Dean. front line. quito bites on top of poison ivy,
easier by a little for no one can The situation at this time got
Flight operations this week make ft easy In truth. SIJAI'a(1d.. that the general critical. It looked for a time as over sunburn ?"
will consist of field carrier land You well used though Junior's indignationagainst --
can make jour support public mIght 81 get
ings in order to prepare the pilots count by purchase of t'nlte to spelling and pronouncing "infrastructure" recruiting was going; to "Would you like to take a nice:
should they be called upon to go States Defense Bonds." because militarilythe ruin the entire WPDQ Navy show. long: walk?"

to sea. Gen. Matthew B. Ridgway I term fits like a glove as a The idea was advanced to call "WhY, I'd love to!"
VF-41 I Supreme Commander ot Allied descriptive device for service the Shore Patrol to carry Juniorout 'Well, don't* let. me. ,detain you""These
Torres in the Pacific. use but Tommy vetoed the idea.
During an impressive ceremony .- are my grandmother'sashes.
last weekend, Stephen Sredonja, ." '
AEI: was married to Miss! Ludie Y Yr I "Oh, so the poor soul has passed
Faye Thrasher of Memphis, Tenn. f on'" .
Robert E. Weidemoyer, AN, was "No, she's Just top )lazy to get
best man for the occasion at the d up and look for an ashtray." ....
First Lutheran Church of Mem- I *

i, phis. Dinner guest: "Will you pass
Squadron personnel who were the nuts, Professor'
present for the ceremony and reception Professor: "Yes, I suppose so,
included Dean Williams, I .i but I really should flunk them."
ADI; Benedict J. Weddeke, AM2; I w x .
Robert C. Telfer. AM3; Charles A I Six-year-old :Mary woke up
L. Bundy AN; Norman J. Bitt- i : about two In the morning; "Tellme
ner, AEM2, and Maurice G. I + a story, mamma," she pleaded.
Tevault, ATAN.Following I "Hush darling," said mother,
'.. a short honeymoon, c v? S t? ? g4 ..npx .. "Daddy will\ be home won and '.
the couple will be at home in I tell us both one."
;' Jacksonville. .
Through dense clouds of cigar I Father: "When I was a boy, I
c smoke, which was emanatingfrom worked 12 hours a day!" _
cigars supplied by Lt. I Son: "I admire your youthful ,
Louis B. Fields, administrative energy, but even more the mature
,; officer, squadron personnel ex- wisdom that caused you to stop"
tended their hearty congratulations *

to that worthy because of ) I "What made you go to col
the birth of a daughter, Jane Y lege?"

kll en. $ I "Because it feels no good when
Lt. (jg) Richard P. Allen, as- vacation time' comes! !"
fist ant flight officer and squad '; -F' S
ron athletic officer will leave in Waite: "Wht-t'i wrong with the
the near future for Newport, R. -- teat YOQ,*>aid you wanted it ,
I., where he will attend a courseo v weak!''"' '" "*""*..-
.
[ instruction at the Naval arfner -"'Wf k, yes, but not
-
School of Justice. - "
.
helplew.
.
VC-62 : : lilt .:What/" 1 trf
) name ,the
'Pete' Keith I r
Comdr. LeRoy representedVC62 book?" s
squadron skipper, Bill: "Whd'lllil'twtJlty' Million
National Air Races
at the when he flew one of NATTC INSPECTION-Capt. Lester K. Rice, commanding; officer of Naval Air Technical Train Women WIllt.*,111 '
the last new week iets specially designed I ins Center here, inspects students of the Airman Preparatory School at last Saturday's NATTC I .Hal: Yeah! tIft( La-t'r, "are if they
spelled_ my nalflt right.
for aerial photographic work to inspection. '...

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LcPo WONDER WHEN My t \

/ I I RELIEF WILL SHOW l! ; .
THAT'S THE WAVE THAT

, ::1 NOTES JUST REPORTED MIAMI IN FROM % / '

The Chief Petty Officers' Club
has had its entire face lifted with
1 in the past few' weeks. y ST.BOY JOHN'SWAS ? THE

Brightly' polished decks, new NEVER

) drapes, new arrangement of seating LIKE THIS
(. space, and a shining cleanliness .l f r "
over the entire club gave a 1
<.. festive air to the buffet supper
last Saturday night. '

Steve Stevens, the club president
has succeeded in getting a
terrific amount of work done at a

i ... negligible cost to the Club. NATT- L
Center, Fleet, and NAS Chiefs :
have been working after hours for Jgr 'i ( WONDER IF SOS ANYONE '"'t' '
weeks to get the work done. The HEARD MY --ye
results bear out their combined
efforts.
.. s .

The present regime took over in
July. The' new officials are Jay
Stevens, president; George Lilli-
cotch, vice-president; and Milton
Harrison, chairman of the recrea- '* a CALL THE NAVIGATOR a.._ +t
tion committee. The new board
..ilsr
TCenter. LET ME PULL THE
STOPPER OUT
and the Naval Air Station Chiefs.
They are all united in their efforts
to make the Club the fineston "
the Coast. Q UI ET DAY A T THE

The Chiefs from all operating
outfits working together have pro- fc5
moted a closer unity of friendship % >N PooiLr
and a closer liaison betweenall
activities on the base: The O/ V
shuge NATTCenter with 445 Chiefs *
of different ratings has merged
inrwith the other commands. Due -
to the number of the NATTCenter Narrowly Miss Record k
Chiefs, it was feared that all

club TCenter officials but would the officials be from have NAT Fighter Squadron 41 Pilots Score 'Six B its' .

'-. been elected In ratio and the ideaIs t (

working perfectly* Total Of 13 Navy "E's" In Exercises consistently in outstanding job
log yeoman the mainten-
The> Club is now showing featured
entertainment with the nine- Scoring a total of 13 I ayy"E's' I office has earned for Donald -
in addition to the 2-time AA, the distinction of
piece P1O Orchestra and in the performers
pilots of VF-41 wound "White Hat of the Week."
near future, there will be featured in bombing, Lcdr. SamuelB.
. variety entertainment. This is in up their competitive gunnery, Hibbard.. executive officer ol ," as he is often called, is
addition to the free buffets that bombing, and rocket exerciseslast VF-41, Lt. Carl B. Tanner, Jr., Hinsdale, Illinois, is 19 years
are scheduled regularly; each Sat week. Lt. (jg) Lucian P. and Ensign Richard E. Dick all age and enlisted in the Navy
urday after payday, I Caulkett added two awards to qualified for an excellent rating March. After completion of
Other pilots of VF-41 who hold recruit i training at Great
Stevens "I would like to
:
says lone previously earned to give
active "E's", earned during their he was transferred to Fas-
express club officials the appreciation to all the Chiefs of, the of him an active "E" in all three last rocket firing in May of this 6 and assigned to the main.

this area for the work done in the II phases of the competition. I year, are Ensign- Vincent D office.
club. It was all voluntary on their Annexing "E's" In bombing I Kaptur, Ensign Richard H. Ellis, attended Shattuck Military
part, and it is appreciated by all and gunnery, Lt. (jg) Caulkett and Lt. Benjamin F. Emge. at Faribault, Minn., and
the patrons of the club." narrowly missed in rockets, however I Credit for the excellent per to be a valuable addition
., he had qualified in the lat- formances of VF-41 pilots was football team after gradu
ter phase in May of this year evenly distributed among all from Hinsdale High School
Two States Grant I and with his achievements of hands who, to a man, worked far the young sailor hasn't
week he becomes of the during weeks to
last one ceaselessly past much traveling, which was
i few pilots in this area with three make the entire operation a suc- reason for enlisting, but he is
Bonus To Korea active "E's". cess. his next duty station will '
i Lt. James Klemawesch and En- > on a destroyer. Mac did a
sign Randall K. Billings joined Tallies Perfect Score bit of traveling while in civ
War ParticipantsWashington I Lt. (jg) Caulkett in making ex- life though and has seen
cellence ratings in two events. At Demolition Sclwol of the western United States
(AFPS) Two Both of the pilots qualified for Fort Behoir, Va (AFI'S- I
states have passed legislation I "E's" in bombs and lockets. Cpl. Nathan T. Butcher, 19, 1 i' now Jlae intends to strike "
*
,. granting bonuses to their citizens i oue man who won't blow up un draftsman and thinks perhaps
who serve on active duty duringthe I Had either of the two-award
der carry that over and' even.
pressure
Korean situation. I i winners been successful in get- lie recently proved It at the acquire an engineering de
Michigan has granted a death ting the third "E" during this Engineer School here by establishing .:
benefit of $500, and Vermont has |I fiscal year's firing, they would an exceptional record. ....,
he is musical
a
man
law maximum have equaled a record for this
passed a granting a
I I He posted the first 100 payment of $120 to enlisted men. area. Lt. (jg) Sherman E. Brent of
VF-12 to available In the 150-jear history and strums a mean string
The Michigan payment of $500 of according
the school, In the> five-week Demolition : I
Mac has
no professional am
Is made to surviving spouse, child | information, last year became School. .
the first triple-"E" pilot when he Specialist in that line and simply
or children, parent, dependent ;)
,
for
brothers and sisters or those who I picked up the award in each of Cpl. BuUher's explanation for his own enjoyment (and
the perfect average was simple: else's who is within
acted for the deceased. the three phases during one everyone
as parents
I t
'I' 1 like It, lie said ), .
competitive exercise.
The service requirement states .
that the payment will be made in I In VF-41's gunnery competition endI"A his musical proficiency,
case of death if the Servicemanor Lt. George E. Rutledge notched MAD DREAM? first love is autos. Not
woman was on active duty on I an "E" at 15,000 feet. Lt. (jg) I Warwick L. I., N. Y. (AF'PS- any type will do though for
or after June 27, 1950, and if Wilton T. Sanders Jr. was the Emery Jernquist's house has been prefers a good Ford hot
. death resulted from service I' top performer at 25,000 feet. I freshly painted with five-inch and prior to his entry in the
causes. Information may be obtained I turquoise blue red, orange, yellow, had been the proud owner
-.I from the Adjutant Gen- Rocket firing saw Lt. (qg) cream and coral polka dots. Sayshe I one of which he claims .
seal, State'of Michigan Bonus Division John M. Sullivan and EnsignI doesn't know what gave him top a hundred.
Lansing 1, Mich. j I I Warren J. Ackerman adding I the idea, but people seem to likeit. *

Vermont I* paying $10 a month, I'"E's"_to_ the squadron's total and, the echoes from the wed-
with a $120 maximum, to those bells that pealed for four
F whd served on active duty after personnel can be heard
June 27, 1950. The applicant must ( ) but Gerald Jakob, AD3; Wil
Von der Heide, AN; Donald
{ : be an honorably discharged ex- t. i
:." enlisted man or survivor of such. bY: k AT2, and Joe Stef-
:. 1",": Further information can be obtained I I AN, still have that contented
t from the Adjutant Gener- x that comes with the double
al's Office, State of Vermont, S ceremony.
Montpelier, Vt 0 h n 'Tappy" Cairns, ADC, ';
chief of the squadron, is
Disabled Veterans Get the temporary property of
station hospital. Keeping
Specially Built Homes I company and now in line for
: weeks of recuperation is r
AFPS Veterans @ e1
Washington ( )-The {
Nixon .
Administration has approved J PN3,,, ;{
Jess than V10 eager young
total of $17,046,449 to
a checked In for duty with
help disabled veterans build a s : s 6 when Wilmer Ewing,
"wheelchair homes' since the specialized Santilli, Kenneth Chalk
housing program walt authorized 5. awX Herrington Frank Slocum, "
In 1948. :a Frake, Charles Noble, El- '
who have lost t !
1,880 veterans
Fisher, Joseph Carter and
the of both legs are using the .
use b ge t .peV ; Loveless, all AAs, report
,
money to build specially equipped from Bainbridge, Md. a
houses that include ramps instead .
'
of steps, doorways wide enoughto PAYS TO CHECK I y
accommodate a wheelchair, i I '
special bathroom fixtures and exercise I TI 4I\ i a w at h a, Hans., (AFPS) ,
...... ,,. Ruth counted the
rooms. The average VAgrant L_ ,&>1\<.. ..I'''- _<*. y_ '" I .It;-"- Roy
I of $5: bills-$500. Then he
has been $9, 61.
I 't..-.u 1''i'" ;. GETTING TilE WORD-Lrdr, Paul B. Garrison, left, who I the stack over and counted
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Drop > ; became commanding officer of Fighter Squadron 174 in change-
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I 150 Candidates Answer




Fliers' Initial Grid Call

Ned Garver still is baseball'I
most sought-after pitcher. At star has gone through several
least Yankee General Manager tourneys this ;year overshadowed Hoping to better last season's rather dismal record of

I George Weiss remains hot on his I by the feats of Dick Savitt and Center PlansIntraMural two wins and six losses, Jax Navy's football hopefuls have

trail. Carver had won St.13 of Louis the I Tony teams Trabert.of the future But have Davis tabbed Cup I Mason been engaged Field. in rugged_ work-outs for the past week at 1

-- 17-year-old Hamilton Richardsonas
3rowns 30 I
lie beat Upwards of 150 candidates have
v 1 c tori es a comer. recently
until hwas e Budge Patty and Aussie Ken Mc shown up for the practice sessions,, Tough Schedule
in Gregor in startling upsets. Golf but by the time uniforms are issued This year's squad will meet such
PlayThe in about another week, Head I formidable opposition as Stetson,
Air Force Mal Whit-
jured July Sergeant
Patrick AFB
Coach Harry Knickelbine expectsthe I Eglin Field, Parris
30. The field, touring in Japan, set two
station's nine hole Island Marines
new number will have dwindled I Patuxent River, .
tied Sox new Nippon records in successive. golf course; located along York- somewhat.By Florida State, Fort Jackson, NAS
and Yan- starts awarded Army contracts have town Road, will be the scene of starting the daily workouts Norfolk and the Pensacola Gos
kees had been for 148,944 base- action for the NATTCenter intra with a few laps around Mason lings. Four of this year's oppo-
led the pa- balls and 17,461 gloves and mitts. mural tourney which begins Field and then getting into a few nents were on last season's card

: ade of Johnny Hopp recently told Sept. 4.Any back-breaking cales then tics and and all dropped the FllersStt'tson -
"
teams try- AFPS that the National League prospective golfer may toughening up exercises and finally by a 55-0 count, Parris Island,
ng to get is tougher than the AL"theythrow commence play at 1630 on Sept. finishing off with a few more 40-20; Eglin Field, 21-0, and Pen-.
Urn. The more pitches at you and 4. If players are unable to playon laps around the field, Coach Knic sacola, 34-6.
AFPS J 3osoxhaveipparently bump" runners on the bases the first day of the meet, kelbine hopes to have the squad All but one of this year's home

more. September 6th will be availablefor Jn peak physical condition by the games will be played on the new
Carver boppedNed the --- I play. The second nine holes time the opening game with Stetson field that is being readied near the I
out Of
A new pattern was started : must be completed by Sept. 9, rolls around September 29. parade grounds. The new gridiron I
Chase. They refused to give Hat- when Phil Cavaretta took over and team play will begin on Few Veterans Back when finished, is expected to \
field Maxwell cash and two !
,
,
Bubs' management after Frank September 11. have facilities for seating about
With small
only a handful of
pitchers to get the spunky hurle'r.But .
Frisch's A for balls 4,000.
resignation. Phil will slight charge golf
regulars returning from last season's
-
the Yankees recent sale of hold down the job for Stan Hack, and tees will be the only fee as- eleven Candidates for the squad come
most of the load will
Cliff Bill Veeck's
to team
Mapes
now in the minors as a bench- sessed to personnel making use to the In proportionate numbers from
may have started a 1952 New Clubs will be go new men. However, NAS NATTC and Fleet Com.
director. Cavaretta was to have of the new course. such familiar members in the
York-St. Louis deal. Veeck also
issued free of mands. Quite few of the
replaced Hack when Stan goes up charge. a men
backfield as John Bernardi!, Dave
wants Gerry Coleman, Billy Mar- the ladder next year. Further information concerning out have high school and college .
York, Mike Norman and Hank
tin, Clint Courtney of Kansas
5.5 the tourney can be obtained or service team experience and
City and three other players. Bob Doebler, and linemen "Apple"OWl'n
from division, school or depart- should go a long way towards
Cerv and Lefty Bob Weisler, Just I Il"larsliull' Walt Conrad, Dave Wheat- '
mental athletic representatives. building a 'grld team that will be
brought up from KG to the Yan- Parents Actunrc 'Corf ley and Joe Kurash are plugging somewhat comparable to the Sax
kees, seem to favor rumors of an away and are expected to put upa
1, Proud It football squads that were burningup
of
impending swap. Junior Golf TourneyNow real fight to keep the berths
the fields: during the war yea*.
Captan! and Mrs. Richard \V. they held last gridtlme. .
Brooklyn's 10-game win streak Marshall, of Wright-Patterson r Underway Here Forty-four new uniforms have
following on the heels of a 14- AFB Dayton, O., were "CortMarshalled" been acquired for the squad and Horse-Shoe Tourney
game skein by the White Sox and on July 11th. Sen- Results posted in the Junior it is mentor Knickelbine's: wishto

10-game runs by the Red Sox and tence: Months of night guard duty. Golf Tournament held the past fill them all. He has stated Begins Preliminaries .'
Cleveland has brought out the week at the Station links list the that he has no intentions of cut
Most evidence in the
record books. But 1951 was beaten important following winners: ting the squad unless it becomes Preliminary play offs In the
by 1916. The Giants won 17 case was a 7 lb. 10 oz. airborne In the championship flight Bil- absolutely necessary.Boxers NATTCcnter horse shoe tournament :
straight road games early in the junior christened Richard Cort ly Chase defeated Guy Stahr, Bil- have reached the final week

year, then took 26 in a row. But Marshall. ly Bassette downed John Graham, with the posting of a partial list
they lost the pennant. The The grandfather. Col. Louis W. Johnny Adams stopped Bobby Prep of Department, Division i and

Browns won 14 straight but finished Marshall, Deputy Commandantfor Greenman and Jerry Sayers School winners. r
fifth.A Instruction at the Armed dropped Stu Lowery: In matches Doctor Jim Pennington of the
Forces Information School, Ft. too late for publication, Stahr For Coming NATTC Dental Departmentcopped I

budding American tennis Slocum, N. Y., summed up the met Graham and Greenman took the singles honors in his

case this way: on Lowery for the consolation I Mitt SmokerPlans department and shared in the dou-
"If contained within the Air honors.In bles title with Comdr N. J. Over-
OKYe'li But
Try, WI Force, as we hope it will be, it the 9 to 12 flight it was War ton. Larry Green is singles cham-
is in time ner Looney downing Robert Anderson have already gotten un- I
New York (AITS)-United Na- entirely possible that pion for PIO, and also shares in
for NATTCenter's
derway
sec-
this matter into Jud Pearson dropping Tom
may develop a the doubles crown with Harry Sal
tions officials somewhat
were puzzled General Cort Marshall." AFPS). Lombard!, Bob Hirst beating Bill ond outdoor smoker of the year, isbury. Aviation Ordnance Schools I
the instructionsaccompanying
by printed to be held September 29 at 2000.:
I Hood, Billy Greenman stopped Stu singles championship went to
ists' desks from a shipment France. of typ- Does television hurt baseball Weber and Pat Dixon trounced Several popular favorites, Chief Barkley but as yet doubles .

The instructions said: gates? On the first two nightsof Sonny Johnson. In the consola- some who participated in the play has not been completed. .
their recent series in tion event Anderson met Lombard last event and quite a few new
Washington Play to determine the NATTC
Turn the B tube of a number the Indians drew and Hood, Weber and John- faces, have already been lined
crowds of horse-shoe
of turns corresponding to son played as a threesome.I I up for action. To be included in champion pitcher will
the poising of the machine. Each approximately 25,000 for each Winning in the PeeWee Flight the array of fisticuffers will be get underway August 27 with the
tube corresponding about to game. These games were not tel- were Carl Johnson over Charles I Pete Arwood of Athletic and various department, division and
evised. With
excellent weatherfor
two pounds. For instance: fora Ditmar, and Betty Hirst over Jim- Recreation department in the school champions all vieing for
the third night, crowd of laurels.
a the coveted
typewriting machine of thirty 11,622 was on hand. The my Lynch. Dickey Middleton who heavyweight division; Charlie l'
four pounds, weighed about, televised. game formed a threesome with Ditmar Johnson and Pat Agar of Cecil
turn the tube of seventeen was and Johnson drew a bye for the i Field in the welterweight and Censorship Plan Ready;

teeth. To unbend the spring: consolation match while Ditmar lightweight division respectively; If Need Should Come
engage the spindle into a hole, Two men named Wood and will meet Lynch. welterweight W. J. Jordan,
turn the tube, take out a click Stone were standing on a street featherweight D. M. Gilligan, Washington (Afo'PSStandby) "
-take off the spindle-take out corner. A pretty girl walked by. The doctor persevered: "Just sit and welterweight J. L. Pine from censorship plans that can be put
the second click-and brake the Wood turned to Stone; Stone down in that chair and I'll show AN (P) School and middleweightL. into effect in a matter of hour.
tube by hand." turned to Wood. Then they both you." M. Offield from AE Support.Bob are now ready, should the need
turned to rubber and the Deferred because of bad eye- Suggs, in the absence of arise, the National Resources
girl turned into a drug store.A Chief John Colson, will handle Board has announced.
Dale Mitchell's sixth home run sight, the draftee went to a near ,
of the season, hit in Yankee by movie. When the lights cameon the boxers. Jack Gorrie, acting board chair-
Stadium off Allie Reynolds. July reluctant conscript faced the he was horrified to discoverthe I man, recently disclosed existenceof
26, was the lefthanded batting army oculist who asked him to oculist in the next seat. Vicious Con Game the plans in testimony befor.
outfielder's first off a righthander read a chart. "Excuse me," said the conscriptas a House Appropriations subcom
this year. "What chart" asked the draf- calmly as he could, '"does this Robs ServicemenAnother mittee.
tee. bus go to( Mobile?" Details of our national censorship

Pacific Coast League directorsat system whereby plan was. withheld for security

a two-day meeting, voted 4 to So You Think You Know Baseball Servicemen fall prey to confidence reasons.
4 as to whether they will bolt men has been brought to ISS

organized ball if their latest plea By 11AKR SIMMONS ---- ---. light. This incident occurred in Pick Up Pet Tags
for relief from the major league Detroit recently.
draft is denied. Supporting the Nothing in baseball taxes theumpire's ;. Fifteen soldiers checked Intoa Persons who have registeredpets

resolution were San Francisco, wits and tries the pa- military dormitory and were at the Yard Office and who .
Oakland, Portland and Sacramento tience of diamond diplomats met by a man wearing uniform did not receive registration tags ..

with Los Angeles, Hollywood, than infield fly situations, occur-I bearing 5th Army insig are requested to report to the
Seattle and San Diego opposed. ing with runners on first and r nia.As Yard Office to receive these tags.
second or with bases full, and less each soldier entered, he i > ,
than two out. Here, is a simu- told them: "There has been a
Tobhio Ota, Japanese baseball lated big league setting, in an in- { lot of petty thievery going on WHAT ABOUT IIEARIN'IManhattan !

writer, representative of Tokyo field-fly problem that is primed here. Here's an envelope. Just : Bench, Calif. (AFPSA )
r Mainichi, has been touring the with trouble for someone.Let's e put your money and valuablesin member of the town council
United States. He that
; reported say the Boston! Braves, it, seal it, and I'll return it told his colleagues that somebodyin
Lefty O'Doul signed three Japanese trailing the Giants 1-0, are at bat in the morning." the street department better

players for next year. in the fifth inning at the Polo The following morning, sol learn to spell. Herrin St. has been

Grounds. With no outs succes- dier, envelopes and valuables spelled Herrin, Heron, Heron and .

m.ttnum t sive singles by Earl Torgeson, .._ J. were missing. (API'S Herring.get _
? III II II I I II Sam Jethroe and Bob Elliot load
II the bases for Boston. cases! where a runner is hit by a

I ; Gordon then lifts a twisting Infield batted ball not touched by a fielder I Sees Flaw I In "Boudreau Shift" | 1
fly and the umpire calls it he I I" out. An exception is
I
accordingly. While the runners made, hew when a runner Is .
hold their bases, a Giant infielder hit by an Infield-fly ball while John (Hans) Lobert, New in the of
path
men
more
makes an eager lunge for the standing on hU base Had Jeth York Giants scout, well knownto the balls Williams hammered
swirling pop-up and somehow roe been lilt while off base he hundreds of Jacksonville lads toward right field.
il misses. The ball hits the oft leg would have been out. In either for his work in the Jax Navy
of Jethroe, whose other foot is case, the ball is dead and the base Boys Baseball Training Camp! Other managers have adoptedthis
planted on second base and runners cannot advance. has found a flaw in baseballs tactic in certain situations

: bounds into the outfield. Beforeit (See Sect. 2:37: which says In "Boudreau Shift." against consistent "pull" hit

is retrieved, all runners advance part, "If a runner Is hit by the The shift, it is recalled, was ters to either right or left field.

one base and Tor 1 g e son ball standing on base, he shall not concocted by Lou Boudreau, Lobert, former Phillies man '
{ crosses the plate with the .tying be called out, but the ball la dead when he was managing the ager, now scout for the Giants,
\ and the batter shall be called out; Cleveland Indians in an effortto was sitting in the press box:
run.But the Giant manager rushes but if a base runner Is hit while throttle Ted Williams of the one night last week when the
out to make the point that Jeth off base, both he and the batter Boston Red Sox. Giants shifted for Bill NichoLson

roe was hit by a batted ball. If shall be railed out and the ball is Boudreau placed both the sec of the Phillies.

you were umpiring what would dead." ond baseman and shortstop between Nicholson promptly clouted a
you do about it? first and second bases, ;bwner over theme fight field wall

I.'J I.1 1f ANSWERBrad (Reprinted by special permission leaving the third baseman alone ', -! < .1'W.' ron r-wlth
f r "Cosh, I'm sorry I hurt your the runners back to their of' The Saturday Evening Post to guard the other half of the J "; r' cracki't -
J feelings. I only meant to stop original ba4H'8. The ball became Copyright 1931 by the Curtis1)lIbllhln infield. >$ high tI
.f them! dead when It hit Jethroe. In most : Company) The idea was, of course, ion ;riV 'i ,

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StandJacksonville when it seemed ai S This week's query Is another I
Home through the Jax Air Newt one on baseball:

fans have just five sports quiz was to prove an "What was the longest World Matches In Regional Meet

days more to see the Jacksonville other stumper to readers-th< Series game on record, when
arrived just before the It and who was the
-- answer want played
Tars in action at home. deadline time. winning pitcher Shooting expertly, three Ja> Navy pistol teams placed high in ,
The Tars, who have been bal- George Frye, ADC, of NAB all the team matches fired last ,Friday Saturday, and Sunday at
looks like toughie,
tling hard to overtake the front That a the Southeastern Regional Shoot in Jacksonville. "'I
J TU, was the first, and only one, but after careful analysis, is
running: Montgomery Grays prac the correct answer Though competing against 20
Hearty half of the season, openfourgame a to to provide last week's quizzer, "Wh much easier than the more recent top-notch national service, police, John H. Lucas, ADC, 2411; Rob
series with the Columbia holds the record for the mos! ones which have appearedhere. and civilian teams, the Navy pis- ert S. Stringer, AKC, 2380; and
Reds tonight at Myrtle Avenue won in a single year bj; tolmen still finished first in the Allan C. Johns, ADC, 2324. J
ball park. Single games are a money golf professional?" Byron The first correct answer gets .22 caliber match, second in the Win Awards ,
elated for tonight through Sunday Nelson holds that record, two free tickets to the Jax center-fire match, and fourth in During one match, Johns met
with night tilts starting at having collected $52,511: ir Tars'' home games, while the the .45-caliber match. with unfortunate luck. The rear 1 s
2000 and Sunday's fray at 1430.( 1945 for his efforts on the pro second winner wins a full The three groups represented gun sight on his .45 broke, resulting ,
Manager Den Geraghty's crew golf circuit. course meal at the civilian cat. the first, second, and third team; in his making a lower

closes the home season Monda Since there was only one eteria. of Jax Navy's pistol club. Four score than what he probably i
night with a single game, wit winner the second place prize No answers will be accepted men with one' alternate made u\ would have shot. Even so, he and 4
the Savannah Indians. went unclaimed., prior to 0900 Friday each team. In all, Jax Navy had. all the other members of Jax
I 12 men shooting in the meet. Navy's three teams won various
Garnering first place in the< individual medals and awards. a
GOLF GOSSIPA Sport ShortsArch Plan Action For center-fire course was the Marine Making up the second team ;

Corps Pistol Team with (a were Major Frank M. Richard, \;
Ward, sports editor oi NATTC BowlingPlay score of 1163. The first thre< USMC Benjamin F. Preston, ..I
La Femme the Chicago Tribune, is among places in the .45-caliber slot wen AO1, Melvin K. Bell, AOC, and .
I the leading prospects for the job in the NATTCenter bowl- taken respectively by the Marine James F. Carney, AOC. :
Another successful Two Bal of baseball commissioner, according the- ing leagues will commence in Corps, Army's "Gold" Team, and On the third team were Donald
Foursome was sponsored Sunda' I to some reports. Ward is mid-September, it has been an Army's "Brown" Team. G. Siebern, AN, M/Sgt. ']
by the Officer's Wives Golf I originator of the major league all- nounced.All Win Local Honors Jesse Blanton USMC, Daniel W.
Group. star game and has conducted a personnel Interested In Three matches saw the loca Kent, AA, and Henry Bravo, '.11
sports:
Admiral Hardison presents number of highly successful said to be ioining a team are requested to first team outshoot the Sixth Naval ADC. .1

.: prizes to Captain Rice-Bett; promotions. conversant He is with problems contact, their respective divis District's all-star combine and In September, the first team :.,.j
Koch; Cdr. WIlliams-Mrs. Lush, thoroughly ion, school or department ath place higher than any other tean will go to San Francisco where it 4
winners in Class "A", low gross of the major leagues. letic representative. from the Jacksonville area. Th< will participate in the National =:
I Low net went to Lt. (jg) and.. Alleys may be reserved for second team also came through Pistol Championships there.
I Mrs. Watta. Class "B" winner Carrying nothing but a shaving practice sessions by either call- with a first place in the ..45cali.ber .' .
included Comdr. Gage with Mrs kit, seven bats and a glove and ing the NATTC gymnasium, ex- course..
.
Hirst; Lt. and Mrs. Martin tie with only three and one' half tension 698, or contacting Gil Members of the first team finished -
Jng for low gross while Comdi; months' experience in organized Mello, BM2, at the NATTC bowling firing with M/Sgt. James F
end Mrs. Mann won low net. ball Willie Mays, it might be alleys in the rear of the Navy F .Brogdon the high man scoring I SHOW BIZI I
Awards for special drives, art said, came up to the Giants ,'erylightly Exchange. 2420. The others and their Indi

preaches and putts went to< burdened. vidual scores were, as followsPrepare :

Comdr. Chase, Mrs. Koch, Cap However, since then, the so- pitcher Mike Garcia, the only By Armed Forces Press Service
Rice, Lt. Martin, Mrs. Martin; called experts have loaded down members of the Cleveland Indiana Plans SERVICE STUFF
and D. J. Woodward. the 20-year-old hitting and fielding to receive pay cuts last winter,, Current singing rage Rosemary
Comdr. Gage, new golf chairman sensation with the heavy la have received restoration of their Clooney is spinning disks for
was presented with an official bels of "rookie of the year" and former salaries as a reward for For FootballAt 'AFRS Fridays at 2200 GMT. She
badge of office and responded "best kid ball player to come up their work in making the teama ; doesn't warble on the show, but .,','
in his usual inimitable in years,", and some say, "he's gota pennant contender again. as compensation plays generous ;

I ttyle. chance to become the greatest" NATTC chunks of her own stuff First ,0J' I
During the evening, our Pro, negro ball player of all time. Satchel Paige gave fans at Har- I j shipments> of Armed Forces rec- ,?.iil;

Jack Harvey, entertained with) s risburg, Pa., a show when the Athletic representatives of ords to the
interesting movies of our own local Bob Cerv, Yankee rookie recently Browns played an exhibition game NATTCenter met last Friday tc field are
divot diggers and films of called up from Kansas City,, with the Inter-State League club draw up rules and regulation; under way.SimUar .
well known professional golfers, and the only boy in the family,, recently. Relieving Bob Mahoneyin for the coming Intra-mural Touch r to
I learned baseball from his three the eighth inning, Paige loaded football campaign In the hour WWII V-

older sisters. the bases with non out, then long meeting the representatives; Discs, the
TheatreGuide' ., struck out the next three batters.. established the foundation for: kits of pop-
Sen. Edwin C. Johnson, (D., The Browns won, 15 to 6. what is hoped to be a banner ular and
Colo.) told members of the House season in NATTCenter Intra- light classical r

subcommittee investigating base- The Red Sox have renewed their Mural competition.The t rec-
ball the professional game is typ- working agreement with the Birmingham various departments represented ords are
"' MAINSIDE ically American in all its opera- (Southern) club to carry at the meeting were: made upmonth
Facilities ANP) ship'sCompany
August 23 tions. through the 1952 season. Training -
Thursday, e
"Geronimo"m.Preston Foster "The other night at a major AN (P) students, AK ; ly and sent ,. 1.
24 league park," he said, "I saw an "A" school, AO "A" school, 1st r v by the Defense ,
Friday, August A trans-continental microwaveradio .
Supply J
department
Cuban catch- Lieutenants
"Tokyo File 21 "..norance Marl; Indian pitching, a relay system, longest in theworld Ath De-
Department,
Material '
'. Saturday, August 25 ing, a Pole strike out, a negro hita Investmentof and partment ,
representing an
Recreation Department, .
and Swede used as letic and to
home run a
"House Across the Bay".George $40,000,000, should I be far Medical Department, Dental Department 'tIi;
..._--____-- ._..___.._. Raft a pinch hitter.. enough advanced by September to Personnel, Administration A r med /"
August 26 Debbie Reynolds B1 o r c e a ,.
Sunday, of
allow coast-to-coast telecasting Department, Commissary,
Branch Rickey, general manager -
Drake's Duck" installations. SRO signs are always -
"Mr. the 1951 World Series, the American Aircraft Maintenance and Dis
____.Douglas Fairbanks, Jr of the Pittsburgh Pirates colonelin was Telephone & Telegraph Co. bursing. The Marine Air Detach out for "The Voice of the ''
Monday, August 27 commissioned a Kentucky Turtle" production whicHJDve Ar- .
has announced. ment is also slated to compete ir I
"The Magic Face".Luther Adler pre-game ceremonies when the the den, Diana Lynn and Mel Feirer ,
Thursday 1950 Kitty League pennant was program. tour of western \ ::1
Wednesdayand will held this are taking on a
beautiful drew Another meeting ,
28 and 29 hoisted at Mayfield August 4. He A long, car up
August also presented with an Old to the curb where a working girl week at which time final rules Army bases. .J
Lake"Glenn was .
Convict
"Secret of for the bus. A and regulations for play will be: EARLY FLOP ;
__. ________________.- Fore Kentucky ham, a suit of clothes was waiting gentleman Further informationcan \ '1'c'
NATTCenter and a topcoat. Mayfield is a Pirate stuck his head out and mapped. Pert Debbie Reynolds, whose
23 farm. said, "Hello, I'm .driving South." be secured from the unit zoom to stardom landed her a role
... Thursday, August Show"Betty "How wonderful," replied the representative of the Athletic with Lana Turner and Ezio Pmza -,

"Meet,. __.__Me__ After__the_ Grabli Outfielder Dale :Mitchell and girl, "bring me back an orange" and Recreation Department.; in "].Ir. Iperium" confesses that .fo j
24 she never won a part in high ;
Friday, August
TI -.--. school theatricals. "While the
"House Across the Bay"George if!
__.. ___. Raft other kids did the acting," says ''i
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Saturday, August 25 1a 4 Debbie, "I provided the off-stage f.
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sound effects. all laugh ,
They
"Tokyo File 212"-Florance Marl; r4
August 26 about it now" The Dean! ,
Sunday, ,
: Lewis ,
"Cyclone Fury"_..Charles StarratMonday 4" : Martin-Jerry laughfest "At 'JI
and Tuesday, War With the Army" has beenso
August 27 and 28 successful they're planning a
"Mr. Drake's Duck" similar job called "At Sea With "

.--Douglas Fairbanks, Jr The Navy."
Wednesday, August 29 DRIPS AND DABS
"The Magic Face"Luther Adle:: The VFW will dramatize the ex.

I plaits which won the Congressional x'4'
Medal of Honor for Korean
Traffic heroes in a 15-minute series -

slated for fall airing Ever
ViolationsListed e since opera star Helen Traubtl
had a rose named after her. sing-
below are the traffic vie ing partner Jimmy Durante has
It)lions committed aboard this station been asking why United Fruit
for the period August 9 tc< hasn't named a banana after him

August 16: Variety top tunes: "How High
Involved In Accident: P. R the Moon," "'Too Young," "Jeze "''
E Whitaker, HMC; S. M. Wilson ? bel," "On Top of Old Smoky," r
AN; H. DeVoe. r' "Sound Off Movie Tip: "Ace :
Speeding: Mrs. R. R. Dewar, 'k in the Hole," with Kirk Douglas!' .
H. J. Kiefer, AA.Miscellaneous and Jan Sterling: ""Champion" '
Offenses: S. E 150 candidates for the Douglas In a hard-boiled checker 'I.
small portion of the huge turnout of .
Preston, AA; N. C. Woods, AOl:i INITIAL GRID INSTRUCTIONS-A discussion period conducted by head coach, Lcdr about an unscrupulous newsman ,
ADAN. I 1951 Jax Navy Fliers.grid tffJgn,assemble.for.a who on the living ytr
T P. Peterson, have going through rugged daily grinds, capitalizes 1"'\;.
.. 1 IHMbf/fcopefali geen :
Knickelbine.JHfJ
H. I Mat cave-in victim.I .
Multiple Offenses: .Harry September 29 against Stetson. death of a
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e".ealOl\'l ,
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thews ADC. seven days per w<. > ,
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First "Clamshell" Hangar Is I NAVY WIVES ,


BULLETINItems Built For Marine Air Station Il SUPPLY CORNERThe

'( offering for sale art!. I

cles of property such as washing
Not New Shop enjoyed
machines, automobiles furniture, brisk business during the last.few
like is MISCELLANY. If all the enlisted
radios, clothing and the -
weeks it 1s reported by Mrs. Elliott
Supply-ers who went out for
prohibited by Defense Department Newell. Many thanks to all
regulations. This column will, the Station football team make it, who have various
been donating
however, list such services as the Department will be well rep- articles.
available housing, rides wanted, resented this season. Among the
lost and found articles, and other hopefuls who turned up for early May we remind everybodyagain
similar notices). practice were, Henry Doebler, especially those families I
FOR KENT John Rouse, Robert Dutrow, and who are leaving the station, that
Phil Ludwig. donations of Saleable merchandiseare
Furn. 3 rm. cottage $37 per mo.
greatly and will .
appreciated .
Jim Gardner (Office Services)
Plainfield
703 .
Contact Schulz, "
(, J, resigns Supply life this week to be picked up by calling Mrs. El-
Ave., Orange Park. .
w .
the
liott Newell extension 8286 or
: Jb become freshman Florida
at
a
2 bedrm. apt. in duplex near NAS, ., .: The is
'A,,$ !( -; Nursery. Not-New-Shop
:3. University next month.Mary
Mrs Page, Ph 2-0891. <1 .,,.-' ......,..,...,*,.. .:d it: ::I. >' ,; Norton in Traffic Section reported located at the annex of the Bar-
Widow will share home with cou- Open and Shut a name-change to Personnelthis nett Bank Building and is open ".

ple. 3628 Ernest St. Mrs Ruff,, Cherry Point, X. C. (AFI'S-The world's ,first "clamshell" or week; she became Mrs. C.B. for business every Tuesday from
Ph. 2-5537. mobile hangar has been completed at the Marine Corps Air Station Everline last Wednesday. 10001400.The .

Double and sing rms. furn., 2789 here. I Sneak previewed at the Palace next: business meeting will
St. Johns Ave. Mrs. Pierson. The structure was nicknamed the "clamshell" for its unique'clamllke" a few nights ago, "Here Comes be held Wednesday, September 5.
and features and is built small iron I All members are urged to attend. .
8 rm. furn. apt. with bath, $42 per opening closing on the Groom"-Bing Crosby's newest -
mo. 3016 Park St. Contact Mrs. wheels that roll back and forth on a railroad track imbedded in a reInforced -gets this column's praise as Nominations will be held for a -
McDavld between 1700 & 1900. concrete foundation. I the best comedy-with-music for delegate to Chicago for the An-
Aircraft taxi into place the two halves and then four electric 1951. Directed by Frank Capra, nual National Convention of the
5 rm. house, unfurn. $75 per mo. motors roll the two sections together. Work benches are located in- the'pic is a real summer (or win- Navy Wives' Club of America.
Available Oct 2. O: E Hand,
side the hangar along the walls. ter) treat which you shouldn't Members can bring a guest alongto
Ph. 6-2571. The structure was completed at a cost of $80,95176 and weighs miss. We'll wager it picks up an the meeting which begins at:
S bedrm. house $125 per mo. 4368 118 tons. I Oscar or two at the Awards next 1930.
Garibaldi Ave., Venetia. Lcdr i March. It starts at the Florida The Nursery will be closed all
Gillock, Ph. 8-4271. j August 31st. I day on Labor Day. Kindergarten -
To Be
135 Represented
Branches
1 or 2 bedrm. apt. furn., 4425 I Dance committee members I classes] will start on Tuesday,
Hiawatha Dr., Ortega Mrs. Ma- Bettye Lotz and Kenneth Me- September 4th. A detailed notification -

bley, Ph. 8-1451. Branch 91 To Play Host For Duffie are currently conferring I will be sent to all parentson
3 bedrm. house, furn Available with Lt. James R. Wolfe NATT- Monday, August 27th.
1 Sept. Call Lt. Emge VF-41, Center PIO, toward working up I Ii September tuition must be paid .

Ext. 506. National Convention Of FRA i a special floorshow for Supply's I not later than Sunday, August
Furn. 2 rm. apt, 4633 Wheeler Dance the 7th of September. Lt. 26th, in order to enable the man

Ave. Mrs. S. D. Graves, Ph. .Branch 91 will play host to the I Wolfe is arranging to bring a I...agement to determine the exact
2-4275. i };.M Urged To Attend number of the best acts from the I number of children in each class
7 rm brick house 3 bedrms., 1'g delegates of the Fleet Reserve As- Purpose of the convention will !. Horace Heidt TV show, held here and to make the many final arrangements
baths. Owner leaving city. 3934 sociation during the national convention I be to elect new national officers, I recently One of the bright stars which have to be taken
Park St. Barbara B. Tiescot to be held in Jacksonville. I to act on resolutions, and to set I who has already agreed to appear care of before school starts.

4 rm. vmfurn. apt., 627 Edison September 1, 2 and 3. the course of business and serv- I : Fiscal's Gloria Gerrard. Cooperation will be greatly ap
Ave. Miss Herring, PJi. 4-3248. ices for the coming associationyear. in
The "kick-off" confab will be Incidentally, reply to those preciated. For information con
FOR SALE Business covered this year who asked the dance informal. .
I i : is cerning the Nursery and the Kindergarten .
New 5 rm. bung with breezeway, held in the 1000 George WashingtonHotel 1. will be of special importance as classes, call the 8UpE'rvIlOr ..
1028 St. Clair St, Woodstock at on September experience has taught the enlist-
i Linde extension
and officers of For Food Forsyth,
All enlisted !
men '
Park. L. B. Abbott. ed man of the Navy that he has Money I II 368.
Air Station and otherna'al
2 story brick colonial house, 4 the Naval activities invited and too much at stake to leave to I Washington, D. C. (AFPS) -I .
bedrms. 2'j baths, Venetia. are chance or entrust to those who do I Plenty of second helpings] ate in
to attend.Twentyseven
Mrs. C. S. Thompson Ph. 6- urged not have a complete understanding store for heavy eaters in the : Opportunities ; .,
'
years ago a groupof of the enlisted man's
8938.MISCELLANEOUS ) prob Army. Food budgets for the com
I
these men banded together and lems. i ing year total $603,000,000, according (Continued from Page 1)
Ride wanted 'or will share ride formed the Fleet Reserve Associ- Therefore, the policies set up at to Defense Department i I Following the accumulation o(
from Beaches 0800-1630. A ation for the purpose of betteringthe this National Convention will be releases. The Army will spend required forms and documents,
Burns, Ext. 235. life of the enlisted men in the based upon the personal experience $116,000,000 of the total on fresh the applicant will be interviewedand
Desire to enter or form riding Naval Service. After functioningfor of the enlisted men who have beef. II graded by a board of officers.
pool from So. Side vicinity, several years it "was decided this the
been chosen as delegates. As Detailed information on
Pinewood Ave. Hrs. 0730-1600. that any regular Navy man with I listed.
is the first time the National Con forms and documents are
Lcdr. 8167. over six years service was a career vention of the Fleet Reserve Association I New Receiver Set in the new circular letter.
Driving to Pittsburgh, Pa., 0001 man and a potential Fleet] Bureau of
is to be held in Jacksonville Upon receipt by the
Sept. 1, one way. Contact J. Reservist. Therefore the rules of all enlisted men in this' Opens in Japan 'I Naval Personnel of all data, the
Watt 340 509. eligibility were' changed to Include -
or area are again urged to see their I information will be screened and
Riders wanted-Vicinity of Lake- them. organization in action.) : if qualified, the man will be ordered '
shore Cumberland. C. E. 1S3 Branches as Joint OperationTokyo
or to a course of instructionat
Ladies of Unit 91 are also mak-
Lowe, Ext. 404, Hrs. 07301600. The Fleet] Reserve Association ing plans for the convention as (AFPS-The) largest re- I the Naval School. His com
Ride wanted from 3689 Walsh, hrs.
might be called the "Fleet Enlisted hOISt to the Ladies' Auxiliary. ceiver site in the Pacific area, mission, upon successful com
0800 1630, Operations tower. Association", A regular Navy known the Owada Receivers pletion of the instruction course,
as
Jennie Daley, Ph. 354 or 2-5598. man may request transfer to the will be in the Naval Reserve.
Ride wanted from Murray Hill to Fleet Reserve after he has competed Blood Counting Machine i is now in full operation. All interested personnel are invited -
NAS 0900-1530. Mrs. Burnett, 20 years active service in The station, a joint Armed to contact their Personnel
Ext. 722. the Navy. Speeds Medics' 'V ol'kJtha'a Forces operation, was engineered officer for more complete information -
Baby sitting, day or night. Call Y by the 71st Signal Service Bat- on the eligibilty re-
The here in N. (AFPS) Mass
delegates meeting
Miss Herring, Phone 4-3248. talion and constructed on a site
Jacksonville will from the blood counts, a vital necessity I quireirfents.
come formerly occupied by the Japan ,
Baby sitter, Margaret Hobbs I t
under battle conditions and in
135 branches throughout the Unit- Observa-
Central Meteorological .
Middle 3017-B age Dewey woman Park., baby sitter. ed States and its 'possessions, and hospitals, will be speeded by use tory at Owada, 15 miles from' Unification ,
will of a new electronic blood cell
represent over 30,000 memo here.
Available after P.M.: & week
bers, both active duty and re- calculating machine. I Circuit facilities at the site
ends. 806 Riverside. Mrs. Me- new
Neill, Ph. 74930. Transportation tired. This convention has been The device, developed by Cornell include single channel radio tele- Shown I In
furn.Suggests. honored by the CNO, who appointed University for the Office of typewriter, single-sideband and
I as principal speaker, Rear Naval Research will enable three multiplex. The Army utilizes the '"
Adm. C. C. Hartman, Deputy CNO technicians to perform 40 to 60 I greatest number of circuits with Drug Flight
a Bonusof (Adm.), The opening sessions on blood counts an hour by "pro- Air Force and Navy utilizing the
the 1st of September will also be duction-line" methods, as compared remainder. I This is the story of Cable SC-
Bonds attended by all high ranking sta- to the present rate of 12 to 10781. It is also a good exam
Savings tion and district Naval officers. 18 an hour I ple of unification at work.

For Vets of Korea Plan New VersionOf At Dhlslon 10 a.r)'.received the Oversea an urgent Supply

Washington ((AFPS) Use of w R AfPS Flying Boxcar cable from the European Command
United States savings bonds as a for a rare drug desperately
bonus for Korean war veterans Haferstown, Md. (Al'l'S)-Fairchild needed for two polio \Ie..-

has been proposed by Rep. Olin i .r. : .': Aircraft has developed a newFlying tlm! .
E. Teague of Texas. -' .. Boxcar, capable of Fifteen phone calls to various

The Congressman said recentlythat .,: ::',: ing a 25,000-pound payload hospitals, drug concerns and distributors '
veterans using the bonds to : .' .f2 ._ miles. carrY-I were made by the

defray educational expenses would .. The revised model, I Armed Service Medical Proouie-
1,
receive a larger sum. .W' ." the C-119H, will be teat flown ear- ment Agency before the serum
, The Teague plan does not say ;' ly in 1952.Increased. was. located.
how much the bonus should be : : f: wing area of the At Mitchel Am a pilot foo
but' it would control abuses un- modified troop and cargo carrier by waiting for the package to
covered in the $12 billion educational will enable it to fly at lower mini arrive. At 1 p.m. the pilot
: program for World War, II '. mum speeds and take off and land roared<< off \\estover Field

,I veterans. .'i... in shorter distances with greater Mas, 'where a plane bchedulnd
Government-paid education benefits loads. for overseas via delaying its
are now ended for the vast Simplicity of design and fewer departure until the drug ..r.

; majority of veterans, but Congress parts have been stressed to conserve rived. (
'; is considering action to extend on time, manpower and At 1:50: p.m. the plane landedat ",
4 similar benefits for veteransof materials. Westover and five minutes later i
the Korean fighting the package was again airborne.. I
c 1sw Groom: "This blueberry pie The serum arrived in EUCOM ,

New Soul Substitute tastes queer, honey" 25 hours later, The entire pro'i I
l' Bride: "Perhaps I put too much j cedure took less than 30 hour.

,, To Aid Army SurgerySan bluing] in it." from the initial request. (AITSV.) I _


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soap substitute, called phi- a PLACE: '

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and a brush, which Ls the usual CENT I
washing equipment employed by STAMP
surgeons in cleaning] hands and HERECUSSIFIED 'I I
the area of skin to be operatedon. SITTING PRETTY-Deep In the heart of Texas Fort Worthto TCh. .
A Brooks Army Hospital report I be exact there resides an 18-year-old gal by the name; of Joan
recommends the soap substi- ISalcher. She will represent Fort Worth in the 'Golden' Girl l f' i'
Baseball Contest to be staged throughout. Texas
tute for use in combat operations : Leaaile': .
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