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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: February 28, 1952
Frequency: weekly
regular
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Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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VOL-9 No. 46 UNITED STATES NAVAL AIR STATION, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA 28 Feb. 1952 :

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First Hand Study Commences March 8Plan



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Fourth AnnualBoys'
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View LocalWaves'Work t ',: Baseball

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'i Plans are being completed for the fourth annual Jax-

Navy Boys' Baseball Training Camp, which annually attracts: .
Seventeen nationally prominent I hundreds of youngsters in this area. The first session is
women of the Defense scheduled for March 8. .

Advisory Committee on \\0- Sponsored jointly by the Naval
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The biggest school of its kind
in the armed services I :
men Air Station and the City of Jacksonville
for 'oungsters-and probably the
the Naval Air Station
visited ;,, the camp will run for only one of its kind-the Jax-
Naval Hospital and Naval Air five consecutive Saturdays, with I Navy baseball school was originated ,

Technical Training Center the final day April 5, set aside as to give the youngsters the

Tuesday and Wednesday of ,:" all-star day when all awards will basic fundamentals of baseball.
this week. ,"" be made and all stars' selected.] Qualified coaches from the Navy
and the City Recreation depart-
The group was part of a 49- :,w i Unique School ment will be assigned to teach
member organization charged >; : <', This year's camp, with a few specialized phases and techniquesof
,. with four main objectives; to .?":a .......... .. I..WM. .; exceptions will be operated on baseball, with groups of boys

-, bring home to every American SNOWBALLS IN JAX:-Fasron 109 personnel were startled one the same basis as the previous rotating so as to get fully acquainted -
the entire defense program; to day last week when plane captain W. T. Peabody, ADC (left) andE. schools. The school has averaged with all the fundamentals .
inform the American public needs of of :. B. Erwin, AOC, stepped from their P2V-4 throwingsnowballs.Comdr. 350 youngsters each Saturday the ] of the game. '
,
the which urgent additional manpower thousands of Forrest Todd, pilot of the plane and commanding; officer of school has been held in the three As in the past membershipcards
VP-26 was delayed in his departure from NAS Brunswick, Maine, previous years. As many as 650 will be issued to all young-
, in uniform comprise an
women indispensable; to create public due to heavy snow. They brought some of it here with them. have reported for one gathering. sters attending the camp. Transportation ,
will hp nrnvirlivl; for
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acceptance of women in uniform ( members to r AS.
emphasizing to parents and <
families the sense of responsibility ; dJiotp 'iitical Major Officials Leaguers have announced!May Come that
assumed by all components of I I

the the Department welfare of of service Defense women as to; Civilians War Activity major efforts wil league be made stars again and to"scouts lure d

and to accelerate recruitment in I I Ii away from various training basesto
quality and quantity to the end In case-they are not aware I' ; 'i tion of the law, This includes the appear at the local school. In
canvass-ro- the-signa.
of tions, or transportation of voters to and the past sessions the school has
that the services objective attained of the fact,. Federal employeesare ture of others. i from the polls which is strictly featured players and representa-
72.000 women recruits be reminded that by law, R *
prohibited. tives from the New York Giants,
by June of this year. they are prohibited from taking They may not solict, receive, Brooklyn] Dodgers and Philadel-
,. Here Two Days disburse or otherwise handle any phia Athletics and several minor
active part in political While some of the prohibited
an
Two Armed Services planes flew
assessment subscription or con league clubs. These major leaguers
activities have been pointed out
the women to the station from activities.In tribution for any political pur in the above paragraphs, the direct while guests of the school,
Washington D. C. During their brief it may be said that the pose.A language of the'law specifi- also will assist in the instruc-
stay they observed all phases of to prevent those not
law is designed federal employee may that all tions.
cally provides employees
the work and living conditions of subject to it from assuming gen publish or be connected editorially retain the right to Vote as they Held At Mason Field
the WAVES. Several also gave eral political leadership or from managerially or financiallywith choose and are urged to exercise Application blanks are being
radio interviews., and talks before becoming prominently identified any political newspaper. In may this right. made available for all youngsters
civic groups. with any political movement, connection with activity at the enrolled in local Junior High
They left at 0900! today for similar party, or faction, or with the success polls it might be important to For instance as long as they do schools, 12 through 15 years of .
inspection of women in the or failure of any candidatefor point out that according to the not take an active interest or partin age. Deadline for filing applications
service at Eglin Air Force Baseat election to public office. law any activity with the except political management of campaigns has been set for Tuesday,
Fort Walton Fla. and Fort McPherson ion of marking and depositing his they may express their March 4.
Atlanta, Ga. political opinions. They may if r
own ballot is considered a viola- Lcdr. Harry Knickelbine. Soe-
With the above intent it has :
Dignalaries In Group they desire display political pic-
cial Services Officer of NAS. has
Included in the group of 49 been spelled out that an employeemay Student tures in their homes, or to wear been named director of the camp
were Miss Mary I. Barber, food not serve on or for any polit NATTC political badges buttons or to display for the second straight year with
consultant to the Quartermaster political stickers as long as
zation. Frank McCaffrey intramural director -
General. Department of the Smashes All such wearing and display of material renamed as head coach for +
in the preparation of, organization /
Army; Miss Dorothy Height, New sist is not made while in performance the third time.
York City member of the Na- or conduct of a political of his duties.
Mason Field at NAS, scene of
(Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 2)) meeting rally or from parade.taking Theyare Grade RecordsEdward Employees are permitted to the school will be divided into
any
prohibited serve as election officers, provided separate diamonds, with separate
in such meetingsor
other active part F. Mackey, Airman that, in doing they do
so
I categories of instructions to be
Carrier spectator.
Leyte rallies except as a
Apprentice, broke all existing not engage in partisan political given. A record will be kept on
Employees may not express grade point records for the I management or partisan activities -, each child throughout the school
Trains With their opinion concerning to constitute politicsin Airman Preparatory School in order to select an all-star squadto
such a way as I In this connection, if an employee be held the final day.
Air Tech-
taking an active part in political classes at the Naval
serving as election officer I Plans also call for prizes: to be
management or in political campaigns nical Training Center last awarded conclusion of the
Local UnitsFor engages in only the duties of an at
It is unlawful for them to! week] when he recorded a I election officer in the mannerprescribed I school. Certificates will be pre-
circulate political peti-
initiate or state local law sented to for their at-
youngsters
the second time this year 93.79 average and graduatedas by or I
-, the 27,000-ton aircraft, carrier Honor Student in his class I! (Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 5) tendance.

USS Leyte (CV-32) is operatingoff of 514 students. ....
the coast of Florida with III
squadrons of Commander Fleet After an investigation of the I !I fiw
Air Jacksonville.The records by the school], it was determined ,

Leyte, one of the first that Mackey holds the ....
flattops ,to see action in Ko- highest grades ever attained 'f;} -"
rea, arrived in this area yester- among the 45,092 who have graduated AIRMAN SCHOOL .
day and will operate here for since the establishment of I"
several weeks. Her previousvisit the Airman School.. JI." '
to Jacksonville was last i f
'month. MACKEY, who hails from Long &f ,
Current exercises, which will Beach, Calif., had good reasonto : CLASS.
include various phases of carrier lead his class. He holds a B. S. tJ PjADMINISTRATIVE'i
training for local pilots degree from the University of I
,
will be under the operational California.He .
control of. Rear Admiral Os- attended Long Beach City '

...... borne B. Hardison, CommanderFleet College- Long Beach. Calif. for
Air Jacksonville. two years where he majored in
Carrier Air Group 3, now science and then attained his degree ,
based at NAAS Sanford oper- in physics from the Univer-
ated from the Leyte during her sity of California located in Los

Korean duty. Lt. (jg) ThomasJ. Angeles, Calif.. .
Hudner of Fighter Squadron
32, one of the Air Group'ssquadrons WIIILE still 21 yrs. old he went
was awarded the I to work for the U. S. Navy Elec-
. Congressional Medal of Honor tronics Laboratory in San Diego OFFICES'J
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for his valiant attempt to res- n: .. I where he was employed in exper-
cue Ensign Jesse Brown, a fellow ]- m imentation work. In August 1951,
pilot who had been forced WINS BARS The second Mackey entered the Navy and after J
down behind the enemy lines man to gain a commission from completing] boot camp at San
.during these operations. the enlisted ranks at NATT- Diego was sent to NATTC for

Ensign Brown, who was the Center, former master sergeant school. ----_.._ -- _._..._-
first to be designated Na- Roy I. Parker (right, of the He has recently applied for y
val Aviator negro and to fly combat Marine Aviation detachment at Officers Candidate School: at SETS IIIGIiEST MARK IN VNP( ) SCHOOL-Lcdr. Stanton
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missions against an enemy of NATTC receives his second Newport R. I. and In the mean- W. Waddell, training officer of A rman Prep School at NATTCen-
Aviation ter Edward F. Mac'k AA, on his outstanding reellachy y
r the United States. received his lieutenant's bars from Major time will be transferred to congratulates ity
flight training at NAS Jackson- Norman O'Bryan, his commanding Electronics School at Mem- ord as a student at the school. ; posted the highest score ;j
ville in 1948. officer, (See story Page 3)), phis. ever to be recorded at the Alrnu In Prep School. r

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J1I X fltJd3to.t: s Legislation For Servicemen Heavy



Published every Thursday for Navy activities at Naval Air
Station. Jacksonville Fla. 13 Recommended For Rank Of Rear AdmiralBy

NAS, Jacksonville .
Capt. Douglas T. Day Commanding Officer; ( Armed Forces Press Service) being let on others. Additional elementary

Comdr. James M. Armstrong. ..._.. Executive Officer The following bills of interest to Service schools will be approved for construction during -I

Lcdr. Gordon D. Walker.._... ......... .... .. .. Public Information Officer men were recently introduced in Congress: this fiscal year.. *
Fleet AIr Jacksonville 1. A bill to provide redued postal rates on
Rear Adm. Osborne B. Hardison Commander parcels of books, newspapers and periodicals A special course for training regular Army
Fleet Air' Wine Eleven mailed to members or units of the Armed officers for comptroller positions is being established -

Capt. Jesse S. McClure ........._.___._._.._.__....-..__._._ Commander Forces overseas. at Syracuse University, SyracuseN.
Comdr. Joseph T. Thornton_ ._. Chief Staff Officer 2. A bill to facilitate voting by membersof Y., the Department of the Army has an-
the Armed Forces and certain others absent nounced. The course will be conducted annually
Naval Air Technical Training Center of residence. beginning in June each year and last
Capt. Lester K. Rice .........._._...__?-__._-...._...... Commanding Officer from their place for 14 months. Training will be '
3. A bill to amend the Universal Military approximately
Comdr. Richard S. Stuart h. ... ..... .. ...... ....... Executive Officer Training and Service Act so as to provide that on the graduate: level in the fields of businessand
Naval Hospital members of the Inactive or Volunteer Reserve public administration. Openings are avail
Capt Dwight J. Wharton_ Commanding Officer who served during WWII shall be released able for 25 officers with quotas allocated
NARTU from' active duty upon completing 12 months among the various Army branches.
Capt. Easton B. Noble ....._._._..__...__...___...........Commanding Officer I active duty.. .
Comdr. Anthony Trusso. Executive Officer 4. A bill to grant persons serving in the A total of 335 doctors of dentistry will be
Armed Forces during the present hostilities inducted during the month of April, the De-
Editorial offices located 930 ( ). Phone extensions .
Building topside certain educational employment, loan and partment of Defense has announced. Eighty-
818.1 and 216. other benefits provided for veterans of WWII. five will be assigned to the Army, 200 to the
The JAX. AIR NEWS I I. eubllshefl wcenTv .T me U. S. Naval Air StMlonJacksonville. 5. A bill to amend the Dependents Assist Navy, and 50 to the Air Force.
Florida. and printed commercially with non-appropriated fund *
at no expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P.35. Rev. ance Act of 1950 to provide punishment for
Nov. 1945. Copies are distributed tree ot charge at the Naval Air Station the fraudulent acceptance of benefits. The President has sent to the Senate the
Naval Air Reserve Training Unit. Naval Auxiliary A'r Station. Cecil Field and 6. A bill to provide for the posthumous. names of 13 naval officers for appointmentto
the U. S. Naval hospital
Editor-Andrew H. Planev award of the Purple Heart to members of the the permanent grade of rear admiral.
Twelve are line officers( and one is from the
Armed Forces of WWI.
Staff Members: Marian Sprenger. J03; Mary Bixones. JOSN: Dental Corps.Assignment.
Dave Devroy, SN. .
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Air Force officers are expected to receive
The JAX AIR NEWS 1 I. a member ot the Armed Forces Press Service.! of Police I
API'S material appearing In this! publication I may not be reprinted without the new officer classification manual at the one special Military
the written permission I or Armed Force Press Service. Republication of other end of February. An initial supply will be Corps officers to each of its seven technical
matter, except by service publications Is PaohlbltedIthout permission of sent through channels. The stock will be sufficient services has been announced by the Depart
Editor. JAX AIR NEWS.! to set the long awaited officer classification ment of the Army. The officers will serve as
technical service provost marshals and as advisors -
in motion. .
S. Moore of Lake Citv who will program .
on military police matters.
NARTU be in the Personnel Department.Ens. .
officers and enlistedmen
James C. Dean has taken Approximately 6,000
recently spent a four-day liberty in A derision to construct a facilitv for the
over the duties of Technical Halifax, Nova Scotia. Seventeen ships, con Armed Forces Security Agency at Ft. GeorgeG.
NOTESC.Fasron Training Officer. He is the man Meade Md. instead of at Ft. Knox
Ky.
sisting of the cruiser flagship USS Albany, ,
to see about the requirements for destroyers, submarines transports and cargo has been announced by the Department of De-
741 advancement in rating. ships docked after cold weather exercises fense. The critical housing situation in the Ft.
James R. Lee, HM2, missed the
Recruiting is running rampant last drill. He was becoming Papa. ("MICOWEX 52") in the Northwestern At Knox area was one of the reasons for the .

in the organized reserve. The I lantic. Following liberty, the ships resumed change.. .
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Fasron received seven new enlistments their jorney to home ports in the U. S.
this month. William H., Because of a shortage of airmen in the intelligence -

Johnson, Tommy C. Cochran,, Twenty-four elementary schools and one career field, the Air Force has directed -
Kelly E. Walker. Jr.. John D. high school have been approved for construction the Air Training Command to increase
Ednngton Jr., Kenneth F. on Air Force bases in the ZI. The con immediately the technical training output in .
Goodin George B. Jones, Jr., and struction of several of these schools will be intelligence operations and photo interpretations. -
Bobby G. Jenkins are the new completed in the near future and contracts are .

men welcomed aboard. _...... ....._,........_.,....__ _no. L "I -
Though these men will drill a MAINSIDE

different weekend for awhile, Thursday, February 28
they will drill with the squadron Return of the Texan I 1
soon. Dale Robertson I '

Wedding bells rang out last Friday, February 29 I :' Y
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month for Miss Lois A. Brown, '
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..; of O & R, and Casey O. Dinkins, Just This Once Peter Lawford I i ii
:March: 1
ADC of the Fasron and O & R Saturday, I
Jan. 31] was the date of this event.F. Rio Grande John Wayne The departure of Frances

G. Ganey AA, Hardy M. Sunday, March 2 I t I Swearingen for Orlando has been .
Harrell, Jr., AA Jones H. Kinard, Love Is Better Than EverElizabeth postponed due to a change: in
I AA. Ralph E. Loos, AA and Hen Taylor plans since publication last week.
ry H. Brookins, AA. have been Monday, March 3 Audrey Draper and husbandare
advanced in rate to AN. Congratulations Something To Live For soon to move into their new
fellows. . Ray Milland I home in Venetia Ernest Fell
III IIIx
The drill teams announced last Tues. & Wed., :March 4.5 N of Receipt Control is enjoying:
month have definitely made a Viva Zapata .'" Marlon Brando jury duty this week, his first timein
big improvement in attendance. NATTCENTER 20 years of eligibility.The .
The exact figures are not avail Thursday, February 28 Three Tones, three-piece
, able at this time but at least Death of a Salesman orchestra of Sy Sirchuk of Liai
two teams had 100% attendancethis Fredric March son Branch, furnished entertain- _
drill. Friday, February 29Rio I $...y ment for hospitalized veterans at
More wedding bells in CV Fas Grande. .. .John Wayne r. ...' Lake City Hospital on Menday,
ron 741. this time for Miss Betty Saturday, March 1 along with Jacksonville Women'sAmerican
Green and Lt. (jg) Newton J. Just This Once __ Peter Lawford ", "' ,". Legion Post 293, who
Whitworth.Lt. Sunday, March 2 ...? ..1E served refreshments.
Floyd R. Dorman is expected Night Stage To Galveston ..' '. '''''' J Eddie Behmke, AKAN, is a new

. to report aboard for duty as '" .. .. Gene Autry ) .__: ._. __ __m_..__ .m __ ___ __ ___ ,. uncle John Urban of O&R -
f Maintenance Officer to relieveLt. Lion k Tues., March 3.4 formerly with Liaison Branch,
(jg) Harry B. Wood, who is Love Is Better Than Ever ... SOLVING A PROBLEM full meaning of the American Red has transferred to the Screening
Cross to servicemen is well known to Jacob Schneider, AN, (left) Board in Building 160. '
leaving this area to take a position ....... ... Elizabeth Taylor
I' Oakridge, Tennessee. Wednesday, March 5 of VP-3, who stopped by the office or the Field Director to thank Among those who went to Tam.
I., in Something To Live For .. .. Edward Griss, assistant field director, for aid he revived in time pa for the Florida State Fair was
'i Wing Staff 74 ..?__._.. Ray Milland of erne ency. Schneider said he wanted to be the very first to take George Kiener" AKAN. of S-3 Division
. Lcdr. Lewis R. Baxter has a NAVAL HOSPITAL out a dollar membership in the annual roll call starting March 1. A Leap Year Dance
new 7-pound problem Lewis R. Thursday, February 28 will be sponsored by the National -
Baxter, Jr., presented to Mrs. Bugles In Afternoon A True Story I Association of Supervisors tomorrow -

Baxter February 2. __ .. ...... .... Ray Milland night on the Mayflower
We welcome into the Wing Friday February 29 GUY-BUT HE Hotel Roof Garden at 2100.]
AVERAGE
Staff Jack G. Littlefield, SA, of The First Time .. ... *. I I JUST AN I Prizes will be given for the best ,,
h. Jacksonville who will be in the .. .... n Robert CummingsSat. 'costumes based on characters in
: Medical Department and Wesley &; Sun. March 1-2 FORCED TO FACE TROUBLE I i the "Li'l Abner" comic strip.
T. Morgan, PNSN. a student at Death of a Salesman .. WAS Tickets at $2.00 per couple maybe
the University of Florida who is ... .. Fredric :March I bought from members of the
t X Stationkeeper. and James Monday, March 3 Supervisors Association.Civilians .
an
Night Stage To Galveston :_ Jacob Schneider, AN, has Portland Chapter ARC. a 15- I I .

.. _.. .Gene Autry been attached to VP-3 for the day leave was granted Schneider
and a Red Cross loan pro WarnedContinued
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March
1 Tuesday, past year. He is just an average vided to tide him over.
DIVINER- Just This Once Peter Lawford
r \ Wednesday, March 5 guy, no different from a million ( from Page 1)

Love Is Better Than EverElizabeth ._.... other white hats. And just like It was a wonderful reunion no political activity violation. is
SERVICES/ .. .. : Taylor them, he has problems and when he visited his mother, in involved. s .
plenty of trouble.It *
0800-Guneral Communion, All- was real trouble last Dec the Portland hospital. "No All employees should familiarize
Saints Chapel. 'Noted Women ember when he received word body can make me believethe themselves with the pro
Protestant that his mother whom he had Red Cross doesn't help us hibited and permissable activitiesin
0830-M o r n I n g Services, All. (Continued from Pace 1) not seen in four years, was dyeing Sailors in every way possible", connection with partisan polite .
Saints Chapel. tional Board of the Y. W, C. A.; of cancer in her home near Schneider declared. "It helped ical activities. The Civil Service
; 0915-Naval Hospital Chapel. Dr. Louise McManus, New York Portland, Ore. Schneider certainly Commission has issued C S C
ps D930-Sunday School, Small Cha City, Dean of School of Nursing, had no money saved for my brothers when they neededit Form 982 entitled "Warning;
pel. I Columbia University; Mrs. Nelson the long trek across the country ; and it certainly helped me. Political Activity of Federal Em-
1045-A U Saints ChapeL Rockefeller, Pacantice Hills, particularly with his wife And when I found I couldn'trepay ployees Prohibited" and which
Catholic I IN. Y., chairman of the Board of expecting a baby within a few the loan owing to my lists various points of the law.
0830 and 0930-Mass, St. Ed.ward's 'Managers, Bellevue School of months. wife's medical expenses, the These forms are posted' on
Chapel. Nurses; Dr. K. Frances Scott, Red Cross just cancelled it off." bulletin boards throughout the
0830-St Edwards' Chapel (Catechism Northhampton, Mass., professorof Neither did he know how to station and all employees should

Class). Smith College, and Mrs. John go about getting emergency Maybe you too will need Red I familiarize themselves withthe .
s'' 1030-Mass, St. Edward's Chapel Hay Whitney, Manhasset, Long leave for the trip he just had to Cross assistance one of these law in order that they may not
0645-Mass at Hospital ChapeL Island, member of the Board of make. days. And you'll get; it whetheror I be involved in prohibited political -
Christian ScienceTuesday trustees of the John Hay Whitney But Schneider, whose older not you pay one dollar for a i activities.
2000 at Small Chapel Foundation. brothers had served in the membership during the cam- .
Mormon- Accompanying the group were military forces during the war, paign continuing through the Tcacher..When do the )leaves
Capt 'Evelyn] Blewctt, USAF; knew what to do. He took his month of March. \begin to turn?"
Thursday-1930!) -at Small Cha 2nd Lieut. Lillian B. Drazek, problem to the Field Directorof But wouldn't you feel betterif Jack-'The night before exams."

pel. USMC; Myra D. Hamstra, YNS1, the American Red Cross.In you did have that membership -
Jewish1830Monday USN: S/Sgt. Abbie E. Taylor, short order, following an ? Then was the street
NATTC Auditor. USAF, and Pfe. Theresa A. Vrith exchange of telegrams between Join your American Red cleaner who was fired because he
ium. USA Allen Scarbr ugh and the Cross today 1 I didn't keep his mind in the gutter.t. .

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Water SafetyThe


American Red Cross will
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\ Sk@ conduct a Water Safety Instruc j
tor's Course for pool squads and
life guart" in preparation for the
opening of station pools for the
coming season. I

I The course will be under the
direction of Andy Anderson for
mer swimming coach at Lee High i
, ... school and now safety director of ..
the Red Cross.

Upon completion of the 30-hour
course, which begins March 3,
graduates will hold the senior
Water Safety Instructor's
badge
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">"" ."" .." "., ._ ."'."N:<_ <<:_ ',_ ._, .. .."...,.,w:": ....._.. and will be eligible to teach any ':1 I

s S On the firing line, three members of the Ordnance & Gunneryunit American Red Cross swimming (
_._,.._,._ ,,,. or life-saving class.
-----"?" --- practice firing the pistol to keep lip their marksmanship. From F
With Care", could well be the watchword of Eldon left to right are, l\Iurrayllersh, AOAN; Tommy Warner, AN, and I The first class of 25 men will
I Kvam, AA (left) and Raymond Drees AOAN. who load a 350- James Wright, AN. Thomas Peacock. GM3, in background, acts as be the instructors for the new
classes to be conducted later.
safety man.Specialists :
pound general purpose bomb Into a dolly in preparation for store
age. Handling this size explosive, as well as much larger ones, is I i
all in a day's work with these men. Jax
Symphony

At Work !

To Offer 4th !


0 & G Handles Arms, Ammo Problems Concert TonightThe :



'VI......... ." nml fiunnerv-.1 Di- Jacksonville Symphony ,
men keep up their own firing accuracy will give its fourth evening con- f
vision literally keeps things 'and are well qualified to cert of the season at 2030 tonight OP
"popping" aboard the station! instruct novices and rusty gun- in the George Washington r

You might even say they do a ners. Auditorium. t
"booming .business." Special projects such as the exercises hslx Guest soloist with the orches- f
Carrier Air Group 4 held
tra will be Yvonne Barnett
Primary job of this division
recently at Pinecastle impact and a i
French-born pianist who is now
... of Operations department is to
bombing area out: O & G throughits
a resident of Jacksonville. She
well
furnish the squadrons as as
from paces. On the job every morn- will be featured with the orchestra -
Cecil Field with ordnance,
ing at 0400, they had the ammo
in Grieg's "Piano Concerto in '
the
ammunition
small to
high explosive arms bombs. loaded and ready for delivery for A Minor." according to Director iVan t
0700. They are truly the "unseenmen
Lier Lanning.
duties. include t
Its additional behind the man behind the
instruction, maintenance and /generally gun"'. Other selections on the program -
overseeing the six skeet include Morton Gould's I
ranges, eight trap ranges and pistol OBSERVING every safety pre- "American Salute" MacDowell's i.I i.
the station. I "Indian Suite. Strauss' "Em- I
range on
caution known, they move among ,
A small but compact unit, headed the high explosives with a confidence peror Waltz Bruckner's "Over-
by Lt. Howard T. Hitchcock, it born of long experiencewith ture in G Minor" and Barber's
consists, of. 42 enlisted men well their deadly product. The I 'Adagio for Strings." I
versed in the art of handling ord- area where the high explosivesare Tickets will be on sale at the
nance. Small arms ammo is issuedto stored is restricted and a rov- "'" '- door priced from $1.25 to $3. A ,
the various squadrons, but the ing patrol is on duty from 1600to Thomas Peacock, GM3! cleans, oils and generally checks one limited number of general admis- i
"big babies' are handled and de- 0800 as*an added protection.The of the many guns stored at the Ordnance & Gunnery Armory for sion seats will be sold at 50 cents
livered personally by O & G per- explosives are stored IT emergency use. Repairs are also taken care of in this repair shopin each. I
sonnel. concrete igloo like buildings and addition to the monthly check on the many types of guns always The auditorium adjoins the
covered with earth. No steel is ready for immediate use George Washington Hotel, whichis
THE SKEET, trap and pistol used in their construction. Also, located at the corner of Adams 1
ranges are very vital to the pilots a concrete barricade is built ap- Local Units Participate and Julia Streets. l
and aircrewmen who have to keepup proximately six feet from the I I
their firing accuracy. When entrance to these storage bins.
the weather is bad for flying, Everything has been done to pro-
these ranges hum with activity.In tect each storage bin separately Convex III Exercise Now 'Red Cross
addition to loading the "clay in case of explosion. The building
pigeons" for target practice, O & will powder and literally burstin
G maintains a constant safety all directions instead of going:! Drive Set !
watch over the practicing sharpshooters straight up. Fire breaks have In Atlantic
In between times, these been constructed around each bin. Underway For March :

ONE OF THE little known
duties of Ordnance'and Gunners Fleet Air Wing 11, based at NAS Jax, will participate jn the Beginning March 1 'and contin-
-r is the firing of the saluting bat- Atlantic Fleet exercises known as Convex III, beginning Feb. 27 uing through the 31st, the Amer-
tery. Last Friday when everyone and continuing to March 20.The ican Red Cross will conduct its
was'enjoying a day of leisure,, '
of Convex III, annual campaign for member
21- purpose sion of mutual problems and integration
y A. this crew was busily firing a which will include Canadian ships.
of the American and
salute in honor of George
Washington.An gun Air units! flying heavy bombers, Canadian units in a joint armed The campaign will be carried
armory, well stocked with is training for defense of shipping forces exercise both nations eJC.conoys out in all military installationswith 1
small arms, rifles, submachineguns : operating along the Atlantic pect to gain. the same zealous appeal as
and other arms, ready for Coast. Adm. Badger Commands it will be wherever American
immediate use is- maintained. Canadians Participate Vice Adm. Oscar C. Badger, citizens are living-in the cities,
This artillery is checked every 30 Royal Canadian Air Force who as U. S. commander of the the towns, aboard ships at sea,
days. In addition, a repair shop is Squadrons 404 and 405 will fly Eastern Sea Frontier is responsible in foreign ports.
manned to keep all O & G equip- Lancasters in the exercise. Wing for protection of shipping in The appeal will be based on
ment in tip top condition at all Comdr. D. E. Dalloway is cornwartime, is directing the exer the urgent need of Americans
times.Second. manding the 404th and Wing cise. everywhere to be trained for the
4 I > Comdr W. P. Pleasance the 405th. Adm. Badger and Rear Adm. protection of themselves and

..... In addition to the two squadrons Richard F. Whitehead of the Air their families: the need for dis-
Man Canada will send officers Anti-submarine Forces, greeted aster victims for shelter, for food,
to work at operational headquarters the Canadian arrivals at Key for a return to normal living;
of Fleet Air Wing 11 West. the need of servicemen, veteran
Gains Bars here. Capt. Jesse S. McClure is Commander and their families for aid with
The Navy said that by discus Fleet Air Wing II, their problems; the need of a
wounded serviceman for life-
At NATTCFormer giving blood.The '
iii American Red Cross func- 1
Master Sergeant Roy I, tions entirely through funds sub
Parker of the Marine Aviation scribed by its members. The J
4) Detachment at the Naval Air membership dues are only $1.00 a '
, 'k E Technical Training Center received year Only those who have bene-
., eFFENCED second lieutenants bars at -a. fitted through the Red Cross ap- I'
commissioning ceremonies held preciate its value to the fullest
last week at the Center, becom- degree. The Kansas flood victim;
ing the second Marine to gain the wounded Marine in Korea.Magazine I
such a commission in the past two 4.0 I'

.... weeks.
Major Norman O'Bryan com- Features 1l
manding officer of the detachment j

officially: commissioned Station Messhalls
Parker from M/Sgt. to Second {

Lieutenant after he had qualified Enlisted messing facilities .t
under the new Marine Corps aboard the station
Memorandum No. 85-51. were fea'f'f
Marinesin tured in an article
Parker enlisted in the
the January 1952 issue of ,
.. X 1941 at Denver, Colo. He serv- i
Bureau of Supplies and Accounts
rt
1916
during WWII. In
ed overseas
hu was sent to the Marine Corps monthly newsletter. t
Air Facilities in China. In Oct. Complete with a front cover .
1950 he was assigned to the First T- a picture the article told the 'I
J Marine Air Unit Headquarters in story-of feeding 10,000 enlisted ,
....
r personnel daily at Mainsido
k"
Wonson, Korea, and was with this
IN-Virginia Mayoof outfit in Hamhunpr. Hungnam and COVER PICTURE-This photo which shows a mess line at and NATTC mess halls, the toil
Hollywood doesn't seem to Pusan. NAS Jacksonville, was the cover picture of the January issueof required and services rendered.
be a bit frightened at being He returned to the states in the Bureau of Supplies and Accounts monthly Newsletter. WAVE Many popular features can
"fenced In" by a few rustic June 1951 and until recently he student Alice M. Fuller, SA, at NATTCenter, isn't worrying about tied out at the local messes was
wooden props But, then why was a student in the Aviation her waistline as she passes through the chow line A feature storyvas also brought to.attention in the
should she be frightened Electricians (B) School. also carried in the magazine.: report. 4



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Vets "' .
Continue Studies '
FasronlpS Fasroii 6 Report
Washington (AFPS-Approx '
imately 1,500,000 WWII veteran s WAVE '

I i were training under the Veteran!s
asSuting Jacksonville Area SquadronsJ Readjustment Act at the end 01

1951, The Veterans Administration 1 WAYS
'
has announced. Those i in
109 ... training began their courses be
-- -- -w I
"All Hands" are looking for LJ-- u fore July 25 1951. After spendin.. a recordbreaking
cigars around the area as the FAW-ll UNITS CONDUCT SEARCH I f winter in Chicago, Helen
cards are returning with the re- Stellmacher 'and Gonczy ti
Mary
sults of the Fleet Wide Exams FOR SUNKEN HONDURAN SHIP I Unique Method decided a change of climate was
taken in January. Most results -- - --- -- -- ----
due, with BuPers permission, of
have been favorable so far. I Always alerted for emergencies On the day of the sinking, course. The girls are recent arrivals
After spending several days in I'i several Fleet Air Wing 11 three survivors in a dory were Boosts VA-4S from ET School at Great
the hospital, Coleman Brown units spent last weekend picked up by a commercial vessel Lakes, now assigned to the NAS
AOC. and Richard Gennaro, I searching i for a Honduran 45 miles East. Northeast of Electronics Lab.
PRAN returned to the squadron I Motor VE'sselreported sunk off Contav Island Light; Yucatan. 'Dimes' DriveA Small stores will be kept busy
last week. "Welcome Aboard" is the West<>rnJip of San Antonio Two days later, six additional supplying stripes to 11. new sea .
also extended to Russell Kelley Cuba on February 17: survivors were picked up from unique raffle held by mem- men. The girls threading the
.AMI. Shortly after mid-dav last three rafts. bers of VA-45. NAAS, Cecil needle are: Theresa Balboni, Virginia
Several transfers were made Saturday. U. S. Coast Guard Field recently aided the squadron Blackwell, Mary Dimick
Curing the pst weekhen Mach. Naval District Seven, Miami Oil drums tied together suf- in going over the too in Lillian Flores, Betty Gordeichuk,
Richard Braswell received orders requested Commander Fleet ficed for one raft while the contributions to the last Marchof Freda Hodgson, Gloria Keeney,
for NATTC Memphis, Tenn., Air Wing 11 make-ready emergency other two were made of cork Dimes. Estelle L'Heureux, Elaine Rosen -,
James Boswell. Sill to the USS equipment and aircraftfor four by five feet. Men on the I Suggested by !squadron CPO's berg, Idona Spencer and Barbara
Belel'!'l"u"e AKA 260. Bert Can- participation in the search. rafts were reported to have the raffle, which saw sixteen Tomlinson.
non. BM3. to the USS Vermilion heavy clothing with enough prizes and five 72-hour passes .
AKA 107 and James Brown HM2 "' '" water and crackers to sustain I go to the winners netted $441, Included in the NATTC roster
who has dorarted for separation In addition to necessary emergency them. for eight days. an average of $3.30 per man. for advancement to Pay ($)
and civilian life. equipment seven-patrol No sea anchors were sightedas The unusual fund raising pro- Grade E-3 are: Mary Belarde,
With the current record of 1win bombers from Patrol Souad- the survivors were last seen gram stimulated a slow) re- Eleanor "Chickie" Cicotelli. Marguerite
and 2 losses, the basketball rons 3, 741 and 23 at NAS Mi- attempting to encourage west- sponse to the national drive and Almeida; Mary Haver-
team lost to an aggressive NAR- ami were immediately made ward drifts with paddles. coupons and tickets were stuhl, Anna Bullard, Villa Can-
TU ouintet. Cecil I Holifield. AE3 available. Continuing their search for quickly bought by squadron I dee, Alice Howe and Florence
and Dennis Mannix, AN were The S. O. S. search was on. three days, three to four miles I members. Avey. AK Students Lenora
the coring players. Final core, Search areas surrounding the visual sweeps were employed issued for Lecko, Hilda Robinson, Patricia
Coupons were one
66-51. I reported sunken area were des- along with radar in the fruit- contri- Yearick and Cathleen Weis also
dollar each with a $10
Father stork made another run ignated each squadron in ac- less effort to locate other survivors bution automatically entitlingthe changed the last letter in their
lat week and delivered a nine cordance with their location contributor to a 72-hour rate to an "N".
pound girl' to "oward L. Mayes. I IA02. D --- -!n ; Mildred Gandee and Joe Alvarez
----- _____= ___ ___ pass.
and wife. AK School students, decided
'I Lotkwoojl Brown, SDI, has ,c .c
yaaQyA4t "' ,
t .: two heads are better than one
Fasron 6 been transferred to the USS Man I I :..{J!? when they announced their mar
The number of Chiefs in the I dan for duty. Brown worked at I riage last week. Jean Bechdoltzand
Squadron was increased bv two BOQ while attached to Fasron 6. I Ray Zlomke took advantageof

last week when Charles C. Smith.I Donald Arthur Gibeaut, PN3 I the long weekend,,turning it
AOC and Ralph E. Pate ADC has reported back aboard after I into a three-day honeymoon.
checked in. Smith came from a : attending the Naval School of Beverly Brandelius received
tour of with Fasron-106 Justice Norfolk Va. since the ,
duty at first installment on a pair last --
while Pat 's last station was VF- first of the year. Gibeaut completed I week The sparkler on her left
71. I the course in a class of I hand will have its mate April 20.
Continuing the steady flow of over 300 officers and enlistedmen Financier-Ensign Robert Pelton.
men to the separation center, four with the distinction of Honor : New assistant MAA at Bar
men were sent up for processing:; I Student. This was the second timeat 3 k I racks 720 is Geraldine Meyers
during the last week Wallace C. I IGarlouS"h Justice School for Gibeaut, who relieved Elaine London. --
HM1. and John K. i having undergone a course of instruction Elaine is now attached to NATTC
Lyter, AM2T( ), were both trans- there prior to the adoption 11I Personnel Office 'striking for the
ferred for discharge while Earl of the UC"J. 1 I "book & quill" designator.,::
L Plank, AEMI. and Bruno "A" I Latest contributions for ANP) %
Lenkeit AN were both released I The Squadron has received a School from Bainbridge are: Bar
to inactive dutv. letter from the Commanding bara Stanhagen, Barbara-Smith, -
With two men in the squadron I, Officer' of VA-25 expressing his I Leanore Christ, Alice Berner
recently getting married two appreciation for services rendered Etta Poehler, Josephine Waite,
others became the fathers of I bv Fasron-6 during a stay of i Carol Wright, Janice Spencer,
boys. Harold D. Buckner. PR3 i VA-25 here the last part of 1951. : I i Leah Casey and Martha Simmons
and Charles Ott. PR3, are the new The letter said in part, "the ft One year veteran Ariulla Rollurtz
\
grooms while Gabriel Champagne Maintenance Department of Fas .. .. .. from Norfolk became an additional
-
<< : "O"- .MN $i i
AM2Cn( ) and Jack H. Cot- I ron-6 cheerfully and efficiently
i I THROUGH WITH Dl I\IES-Comdr.[: D. Gets I member of the new class.
ton. AMAN. are the new papas.I provided men and material neces- COME Larry I
to VA-25 100 Commander of Carrier Air Group> Four (right) accepts check of Everyone can relax now!
sary availability-this give near) percent I S4U from Comdr. George O. Wood 1 I, commanding; officer of \'VA-45 i I "Chickie" Ciccotelli has finally
Lenten Services a feeling of admiration generated : in NAAS Cecil Field The check, wli rich netttd an average of $3.30 managed to reach that "playerpiano"
this squadron for Fasron-6. sign per man, was VA-45's contributor i to the recent March of Dimes she's been, talking about. .

Being Arranged ed. R. C. Txlutri. II campaign i *
-- --- --- --
I Lionel W. Broxton, lone squadron Sanford-Based
vii Win !
Stewards
Recognition
member on the Jax Navy
For PersonnelThe I Boxing team won all three of his .
bouts in the recent Golden Gloves I In recognition of their outstanding Alfred Lewis Jr. SDI. Fasron 821 Notes V

Lenten program for St. Edvard's competition at the Gator Bowl. services, stewards attached to Considering the rapid change
'", Chapel has just been completed i Broxton was victorious in the -
according to an announcement I 160-pound class and will now Fighter Squadron Eleven have of personnel with a fighter,:: squad. First BirthdayNaval
from the Chaplain's offices. : move "on to the Tournament of been made a permanent entry to ron, these five men have probably
From now until Easter April'' Champions in New York. 'I' the Red Ripper history bookwhich set a record for consistently ren- I Auxiliary Air Station,
i Paul G. Gauthier AOC, has dates back to 1927. dered service.
13, there will be special ceremonIes Sanford, Fla., was the scene of
to celebrate the Holy Season. been transferred to the USS Cur- I The length of service for stewOft times the more colorful Fleet Aircraft Service Squadron .
Lent was officially ushered in rituck after having spent almost ards with VF-11 have averaged work of pilots, plane captains, 821's recent celebration of its .. -
Wednesday, (Ash Wednesday). three years with the Squadron. four years. Representing 20 years and ordnance specialists overshadows first anniversary as a full time
with the distribution of ashes and Chief Gauthier helped set up the of illustrious service is James the work of the stew- operating Navy service ,
the admonishing warning, "Re Squadron Mine Shop and has Watson SD1, Issac T. McLean ards mate. however All Hands group. .
member man that thou art dust been working there since it open SD3, Jacob Broadhead. SD3. attached to VF-11 are fully aware I Formerly a New Orleans, La.
end unto dust shall return." ed early last year William H Williams SD2, and of their extreme importance i Fasron"Weekend was Warrior"recalled outfit to active, the
- -
--
Friday night and every Friday duty in February 1&51.
until Easter stations of the cross I
will be held in the Chapel at 1930. The outfit moved to NAS Jack-
Daily Mass will be celebrated at : sonville in March 1951 and a
NATTC at 0615 and at the Chapelat month later the unit moved to
0630.: Sanford, where it took part in
The children's choirs from the o Y1 the re-opening of the Auxiliary '
parochial schools in Jacksonvillewill I Air Station there.

sing at the 10:30: Mass on Led by its commanding officer,
the first four Sundays of Lent Lcdr Frank W. Trapolin and its
St. Matthew's group; \will sing on executive officer, Lcdr. Edward
March 2, St. Paul's on March 9, J Harmeyer Jr., the unit has seta
Immaculate Conception on March remarkable record in maintaining
16 find Assumption on March 23. and servicing aircraft of Car-
The sermons at the Chapel durIng rier Air Group Three, which has
Lent will cover the subject of I been based at Sanford since Its
Marriage. I return from Korea.Traffic .
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BREEZES : ; Violations ..
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In olden days girls used to attend Listed below are the traffic
gym classes and use dumbbells
penalties awarded at this stationfor
to get color in their cheeks
f traffic violations committedfor
Now they use color on their : the
period Feb. 14 to 21 Feb.: _
cheeks to get dumb-bells. "
.
I Multiple Offenses: J. W. Nolt-
ing-Failed to stop for Stop sign;
Father: "How is!' it, young man
that I find you hugging and kissing I speeding; 15 days loss of driving
my daughter? How is it. I privilege
ask you?" i 'J. E. Sullivan, PNA2-Driving
Sailor: "Oh, it's great -really I without driver's ]license speeding .
great." ; 15 days Ions' of driving priv-
j ilege.
I
Lady: "Will you call The a'' Miscellaneous Offenses: A. R. -r -
taxi?" Gouthier, AOU2 -- Speeding; 10
Airman: "Sure thing, lady days loss of driving 'privilege.
You're a taxi." K E. Allen, Cpl.-Speeding; 10
days loss of driving privilege.J. .

The small boy's head bobbedup I _._ .. ._ _._ T. Thompkins, ATAN-No.
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over the garden wall and a' driver's license: Car restricted
merk little .voice said, "Please. | GAIN RECOGNITION-Representing 20 'urs"ol outstanding service with Fighter Squadron from station until license i is ob
(, Mis. Brown may I have my ; Eleven are these five men who are currently serving; aboard the carrier USS Wasp. Averaging four tained.
\ *rrw'" I years each with VF-11, they have probably set a record considering the rapid change'of personnel S. Compton, AA-Lout NATTC
.. Surely. where is it?" I within a'f" squadron. From left to right are: James Watson, SD1; Isaac McLean, SI>3; Jacob Sticker; 8 days lows of driving.
"1 think it's Murk in your oat,," I Kroadhead SD3; William William; Sl>2 and Alfred' Lewis,, SF)1. privilege.

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28 February 1952 JAX AIR NEWS Page Five

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t 'i Spring Clearance 1 StationDialogue


I : ; r, s Cuts Prices Of. ,


Officer ClothingEffective ("Station Dialogue" providesan
opportunity for military and
March 1, Navy; Ex- civilian personnel of NAS to
change uniform shop beginsspring i I a voice their opinion on a question
\ clearance of blues an< put to them by a Jax Air News
4 S !. greens for officers and chiefs. Ii reporter).
) addition, a substantial reductioi
) in the price of khaki gabardin e Today's Quesllon is: "Since
y uniforms is announced. UMT (Universal Military Training
Blues will sell for the new lov ) seems imminent do you
price of $30. Originally they sole d think it will make better citizens
for $46.50 and the past few week;s out of our young men?"
.
have been going for $42.
'. Greens are available at $45 Leonard Phillips, SKSA, Supply -
Several weeks ago they were re,; : ;, .Issue Control Section.
duced to $61.50 from the origina : :
retail price of $69.50. "I am 19 years
These blues and green hav< old and if I had
". K..Y been reduced in order that th< been able to

PROVU TilE SPIRIT-These three popular cheer leaders Rive a touch of the "old school" present stock can be depleted be,:,9. make a choice I
color" at varsity games in both basketball and football here at NAS. The girls, loyal and promptat fore summer uniform comes int 9 months ago, I
each and every game, have indoctrinated the crowd into bellowing cheers. From left to right are effect. A wide range of sizes i hI : :
: would have
Nellie Owens, Ann Lyons and Kitty Dittmar. available although they do no t
I have every size on hand. Altera chosen UMT. I

New Navy Jet Plant I"Give 'Em The Axe, The Axe" tions to these uniforms will b e Phillips
extra. think you'll find a lot ofboys
Romulus, Mich. (AFPS)-Con Khaki gabardine uniforms g<) preferring the 6 months to 4
struction soon will start on a new on sale at $44.50. Original pricE< As to
Trio Lends Athletic Teams Support years. citizenship? I don't
$50,000,000 jet aircraft engine assembly was $53 but they have been sell think military training for that
I ] and test plant here. The for several weeks t()
ing for $41 length of time would have much
plant is to be built for the Navy With Organized Cheers At Games reduce the stock on hand. Th< bearing on it."
under the supervision of the : I new price includes alterations. *
Ford Motor Co. Paul G. Webb SKI Fasron 109.
,
Bespectacled spectators at Navy ;
basketball games need not starein banded together to coax the stolid St. Peter: "Well, well, if it isn'i fir' i think suchtraining # 1
myopic confusion at the blurry gladiator-viewers at football con Oscar Perkins. I didn't expect I presents
VC-5 Grabs maze of players cavorting around tests to cheer, rather than heckle you just yet. How did you gei t worldly
the court at the Jax Navy bas their team since they went into here?"
ketball each game as an underdog, and Oscar: "Flu." aspects to the
games.
AirLant TitleA Instead they can focus their moral support was all the home individual, thus !: lt: \1
ailing glims on the huge gold] crowd could offer. throughout the football bleachers tending toward \
fast VC-5 .
moving quintet, "Ns" pinned to the athletic Now, in the NATTC auditorium better citizen
representing I1A W-l, defeateda sweaters of the cheerleading trio Special: Services donated the they mingle with the heavier and :
... determined VC-62 club, 75-61, I that makes up the sea chantys sweaters and megaphones, and I less certain mumblings of the ship. WebbI j
to win the ComAirLant basket- and hoopla which bolster the the girls were in business. They sailors.]
Fliers' morale in pressing mom- managed to weedle printed Jax Navy can boast of a bit ol
ball elimination tourney here last cheers and passed them out to the distinction\ in these :yodel leaders' Elmer I. Jones, Supply employee I

Thursday. ents.Kitty Dittmar, Nellie Owens crowd. as one of thefew military instal. : .
VC-5 team members jourheyed and AnVie Lyons all daughters of They have built up a faithful lations that has organized cheering -
to Norfolk yesterday to meet Navy personnel, comprise the following among the younger at athletic contests. do believe
... the base, who I The gals and the equipment t it should help
ComFairQuonset Point, with the I crew that swish and swirl to the generation around .
winners to meet ComFairNorfolk] ,, pounding and stamping of feet have promptly learned all the are there. The only thing lackingis ; to make good
for the ComAirLant basketballtitle. and bass voices. cheers. At every game last sea I II the noise, and that is really citizens. It will I
I son, soprano shouts sounded picking up.
-------- give i them
The VC-5 men were lucky Many do not know the (cheers a
enough to draw a bye and had and while the resonance is Films On Cancer ScheduledFor r glimpse of the
to 'face only two opponents in sometimes sadly lacking, the enthusiasm ; I responsibilitiesJones
scoring the win. They beat VP-5 I of the dancing three is .
61-52, and then pounced on VC- so contagious that the whole Adult Female Dependents thev inherit as citizens." '
62. 75-61. I crew responds on the whistlesand .

VC-62 took an early lead and "razz"calls. that are common to any Two films on Cancer will be 'this location. Frank Jenkins C&F, Supply j!I

at, the half was still in possessionof The gals flit through the crowd, shown in the recreation build- A series of health and educa- employee: .
it, 35-34. In the third period pleading, cajoling, threatening to ing auditorium at the Naval tion films are scheduled witha I don't know I
r + VC-5 scattered 22 points amongits gain more volume and while Hospital at 1100 Wednesday. staff member-doctor, nurseor about the good
players and took command of most everyone: is willing to help, March 5. Thev are. "The Traitor social] worker- present to citizenship
the game. the memorizing of the Within" and "Cancer: Breast; answer questions during the :
Teammate Preaseau followed phrases necessary does make it hard for Self Examination". discussion period i followingeach angle but it {t.
shortly after having made his I guys to cooperate in the concentrated All adult female dependentsof film. This service is given would teach a :
fouls and 19 Bullard without charge and all dependents i
five points. yells not necessarily dependent Naval personnel are urgedto boy to take ,
fouled three times in the first half on volume. are encouraged to attend. of him- .
care
I see these important and instructive I
'
and had to tread cautiously Topics to be included are: :
throughout the rest of the game. These industrious and hardworking films. A medical offi- prenatal care, infant care self and teach Jenk'ins t tI
His phenomenal high scoring in I gals, labor at each and cer will be on hand to answer child training child hygiene, him self discipline." ;
intra-mural play had been the every varsitY athletic contest in questions during the discussion nutrition dieting dental hy- I 'I'
rage of the VC-62 team. I football and basketball. They assumed period following the films. giene, mental health immuni- __William C. Osborne. AOU3 I
Members of the HAW-1 team : these duties voluntarily With the showing of these zation, growth and development ] VP-861;
making the trek to Norfolk include I and have given d splash of color first two films on Cancer the poliomyelitis, rehabilitation "Well, i it
Neil Wallace, Jim Shad- to an otherwise regulation ath- Hospital Administration inaugurates safety and sanitation. teaches 1 n d i-
burn Tom Tobin Don Edwards, I letic military contest and brings its ne... scheduled pro- Beginning March 12 a seriesof viduals i In d
Bob Ray, Harry Buchanan Jack to the minds of all the GI's in the' gram of weekly Instruction per- films on prenatal care will e.
Price, Bill Venter, Carey Fowler, crowd memories of high school or iods for all adult female dependents be shown. Further scheduleswill pendence.Ihope
Henry Prafford, Bob Roy, and I college days. These sessions will be be announced regularly however, I
John Goll.. About a year ago. the three held each Wednesday at 1100 in thereafter. f f"I that the training .:
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will be bro

I Q"E iDA % ALL THESE B/LLS SAY my DO i ALWAYS I DON'TCARE /IF YOU ken-f n 11- -r into.month's._,__n.say, t I
y FEDERAL RESERVE BANKOF GET HEKE WHEN THIS DID JUST SHIP OvER, Osborne schooling and
i A r-TNE$ r ATLANTA, WONDER '- GUYS GETTING TNIS BANK IS HOT FOR 2 months of field work. That: I \y
; WHERE THE REGULARS CHANGE FOR SHIPS DON'T think should provide enough '
SALE AND WE
A 'T''I Oi BANKS LOCATED ? PREIDENT// practical knowledge to be retained .
SERVICE ? NEW A NEW in such a short time,"
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Lt. ( jg) Vernk Hugus, VP-5:
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hopedtheywould
THEY OUGHT TO [OJfP

.- t : 7H/S PLACE, THEY 0 N 0 not decide
,t' r on the
'
:-- WON'T CASH MY ..
SOAP COUPONS. short 6-month
i HATE MYSELF FOR .,
hE/MGl, w course But It

&SO PERSUASIVE DEAR, BVT% ,i, ;t will teach any g<
WHEH I WANT A NEW SUIT .Y y man responsi- 2 II
j
YOUR GENEROSITY MUST BE ===-_ 4 \ bility and they
NIGH, NOW WRITE. THAT CHECK I lluguswill

learn a lot from mixing with
people. That is something they
I would miss if they staved: it
home and away from UMT."
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; 206 Take E3Examinations

j

Two hundred and six Naval I.
personnel attached to NAS Jacksonville y

participated in the Pay ,
Grade E-3 examination held here ,
PARDON ME MAM, Feb. in
"' Monday morning, 25 accordance -<
BUT I HAVE JUST with Personnel Officer's
BEEN Memorandum No. 17-52.

=_ TO ASK "YOU FOR : -- / Included among the "twostripers" -
Were 101 prospective sea
A DATE ;.
men; 89 airmen, 11 firemen; 1
stewardsman and 1 construction-
I \ man, all making a bid for the

p J.c JJ ::9iia:: J r I 2 third candidates the diagonal medical for stripe.In Hospitalman corps. there were and '"

1 ?or Dentalman.

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RODS andNIMRODS ': Five Clubs Remain Unbeaten




In HAS Hardwood Loop Play


(This Is a first in a trial run Five clubs still records In
sported the NAS intra-murat hard- \.
series of three columns.: Its continuance :
wood circuit following action through Monday, VC-62, HAW.l and
depends on co-operatiot Fasron Six have unblemished marks in American play, while Com-
of people interested in fishing ..qr munications and ComFairJax boast unsullied records in the National.In .
.
and hunting)
last week's first fray Hospital .
Field in four as'a
attempts trong
Moose Hall AOC hit the limit trounced First Lt., 6944.
J VP-5 team outlasted the jet men,
Ted 'Wallace scored for
high the
two days in a row last week with ; 64-42
: s victors to make it four out of five
with 29 while
points, Reedof
at Lake Apopka.
big speckled perch victories for the VP5'ers.Earl .
Fishing minnows 30 feet offshore 13. First Lt. came through with I Ryan, VP-5, well on his .
.
at a depth of three feet, way to becoming one of the lea- ..
Moose hit the jackpot. The cleaned Communications lengthened its I gue high scorers, collected 31
catch weighed nearly 50 unbeaten string of victories to markers for the night with 26 of
pounds. That's fishing! five by dumping an undermanned them coming from the floor.A .
Richard Ebv, AE1 Laverne Operations crew, 57-29, in the dance held at the Mainsidegym
Hamilton AEC, and James second game of the night as Al Monday eliminated play for *.>
Smith. AEC, caught 24 bass Fri Wagner hit for 27 in the fracas the day and the ComAirLant ?

day at Doctors Inlet fishing near for the radio men.Communications. Basketball tournament took the

the bridge, using live shrimp. led at each place of the 1500 games on Wed
Note: This column will be writ- quarter, more than doubling the nesday and Thursday. The games
ten by W. T. Hatch of NATTC. opponent's scoring in each but VF13was Dated to play last
Hatch can be reached at extension the third quarter, when the Operations week had to be forfeited becauseof
677. or information can be quint almost caught the night; duty. VP-3 and VP-5

left at the Center's PIO office, high scoring Communicationsmen. benefitted by a forfeit win each..

Building 500. Pasco Paces SS ,
Here's the dope needed when VP-5 Beats CecilIt O&R succumbed to Special Ser-
you decide to report. How many was the third loss for Cecil vices, 51-43. to give the Special

people were in your party; first GOLDEN GLOVES MIX Services men their first win 'of .
names and rates; if civilian employee Being on the same team means the season while O&R suffered I

list working station; exact nothing when Golden Gloves through its fourth straight de- ?.
number and species caught; ; sight -
honors at stake. "Indian
are feat.Mutt
and scene of action and type of Joe" Broxton (left) top photo, Y Pasco former varsity
bait; depth of fishing; type of plug wades into teammate Monte player who had to drop out witha

distance from shore and even the Slade in the semifinals of the as bad knee, swished through 21

way the wind was blowing. meet in Jav. Broxton won this tzJ > points. 18 coming from fielders.
Deadline for this informationwill match and proceeded to win Darrell Spang, chalked up 14 for
be 1000 Mondays. If person middleweight championship for the losers.
nel have something to report Jax Navy In bottom photo I At the half Special Services
they should muster with Hatchat John Bernard! left), Jax lead 22-20 and at the end of the

extension 677 prior to 1000. Navy, forces Julius Guinyard to third quarter, 40-29. ....
List of catches of personnel at duck from his hard smashes in VF-13 gave the VP-3 bunch its r
Mayport and Cecil Field will also their heavyweight melee. Bernard t first win in five starts when it
be welcomed. the title. forfeited the fracas.
won light, heavy
.
Supply Blitzes Marines
Jax the
Navy took both open
and Novice A crowns. Led by John Westlund'and .
ScottSweeneyDuo Hank Doebler, who scored 17 and

14 points respectively, Supoly ... c.
blitzed the Marines, 53-23. The '
Captures Jax Open Golf Supplyers jumped to an early

lead and were never headed.
Season Ducats Score by quarters was- 12-4, 21- I
Winter TwoBallIn 12. and 40-18. The Supply men w '.

Now On Sale hit on 13 of the 22 fouls committed
r by the Marines. .
a stirring:: display of team- .
work, Earvin Scott and Dave Season tickets for the $10- Also moving along In the win .
Sweeney came from behind to 000 Jacksonville Open Golf column is ComFairJax which

cop a one-uo victory over Bill Tournament, to be held at blasted Personnel. 86-58. to makeit
Foulk and Bob Wallace to win Hyde Park Country Club four straight victories for the i"

the chamoiomhio flight of the March 21, 22, 23, and 24 are ComFair quint. '... +.
ComFair trailed at the end of
Winter Two-Ball golf tourna now on sale here.
ment. The finals match went 20 the first quarter but posted 25 f.
The Jacksonville Open year- points in the second to command .
holes. ly draws the pick of the na a halftime lead of 42-30. Hartman .
.tI
Scott and Sweeney werehree tion's golfers. The eighth annual Fliers Close Regular Slate of ComFair scored 13 of the .
down at the end of nine holes but event in March is ex- ; second quarter's 25 markers. .\ .
on No. 10 things began to hap pected to draw the best in Naval Hospital kept pace with

pen. A par and a birdie raised golfdom.The the leaders by downing the Ma-

Scott ana Sweeney to just one- season ticket, which Entered In Area rine Barracks, 4524. In the .third
the next three Playoffs .
down. They halved cinched long sells for $5.15 is good: for all quarter thfee Marines fouled out. .
holes and Scott a
playing rounds of the tourney. leaving an insufficient numberof
putt on the 15th hole to equal the Tans who purchase these sea- wound Marines left in the game andit
match. Jax Navy's Fliers up ...
son tickets may realize a save Wednesday Jax Navy trailed at the first was forfeited to the Medics. ,
On the 16th hole Scott chirped ing of $3.90. Daily fare for the their cage season last 16-9 combined The Medics had it pretty well I
62-57 tri quarter but team
In the second shot from off the with an exciting
tourney will be $1.83 for the sewed up anyway, leading at
Rollins College on the work netted 23 points: in the sec-
for a birdie-deuce to goon first umph over the
preen day and $2.40 for the half-time. 34-19 and doubling
local court. Rollins had previously ond frame to* 6 for the Tars to
? up. final three third of their
days.Tickets period score oppo-
65-49. make the halftime read
Flirts
The seventeenth hole was halv- are now on sale beaten the score nents.
ed with 5's and the team of Foulk here at the station at the Jax The Fliers started play Monday 3222. Standings: _
and Wallace won No. 18 with a Air. News Building 930. ext. in the Southern Elimination During the fourth quarter the AMERICA -

par 4. to even the match again 216; Special Services, Main- play-offs for the Sixth Naval Rollins men began to close the VC-62 4 O
and put if into a "sudden-death" side Building 930. ext. !593, District title at. Green Cove gap and pulled to within 2 points. IIAW1Fasron ::4 0
plav-off. Fleet Air PIO. Building I, ext. Springs promptly eliminating 9-57, in the last two minutes of SU s 0VP5
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Sustaining the 19th hole, whichwas 8564: NATTC Personnel Office Green Cove from contention witha play. Frank Sipes potted a field 2 1

halved with 5's. Scott and Building 500, ext. 8319; 91-55 win. goal and a few seconds later con- 'asrRigid 1 2
Swefney stroked a par four on Mr. DeR Quina. O&R, ext. Bob Grabaz led the Flier squadin nected on a foul shot to move ( 3VP..1

the 20th to win the match, one- 710, and Byron Pulley, Supply scoring with 23 points with the game out of danger VP.TIt (0 1.

Up. Dept.. ext. 332. every Flier scoring in the fracas.It Have H-a RecordAs VF-13 :NATIONAL 0
Tickets at Cecil Field may was Jax Navy at each quarter In many Flier games this 5 LCmmunll'"tlolS

; Ladies' Best-Ball Opens be procured from Jim Mauldin, and their best quarter in the year the margin of victory was in Jal 4 0Com"'alr 0

. AMI, Fasron Nine. fourth produced 30 points. the difference in free throws Hospital ....
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f The Ladies nest-Ball golf tournament Green Cove converted 10 of 32chairty made by each team. The Fliers' Supply i .
N; ir der. way with two Bowls 265 Game tosses while the Fliers shooting eye paid off on 22 out Mariner First Lt. 2 2 4 3

flights. Head the first flightis made 11 of th" 22 allotted to of 32 tries while the Rollins quint SpeelatnServices i 3
Mrs. Day 'd Mrs. Hillis. low Bill Canl collect them. made 17 in 27 attempts O&R 0 4 4Opl'ratloll
second flight the
In the
Tuesday night the Fliers clashed 0 ::5
Keesler Air due
Force Base
Although 265 high was
handicap combination is Mrs. a game was Island to decide .
r Gard- posted in league competition by with Parris to play the final game of the season
Boots Hawkins .and Marge
Doug Crevar he did not make off who would meet Panama City in on the home court last Sun-
ner _. with the winning booty ,becausehe the finals Wednesday night. day but the weather prohibited Bev Hanson

neglected to leave his dime Beat Rollins any travel and the game was can

Waves Host To with the attendant before he began Frank Barber of Rollins, who. celled. Due Here
to bowl. two weeks before had scored 50 At the end of scheduled sea

Rollins Saturday Danny Senecal still heads the markers against Green Cove was son the Fliers compiled a sea ..
list with a 242. Wayne Freed is held to a modest high of 21 pointsas son's record 'of 14 wins and 8 Next Week '

Jax Navy Waves will play hostto second with 213 and Larry Gallagher the Fliers bumped the Rollins losses as compared with last

Rollins College girl's basket- is third with 207. Tars. year's 18 wins and 16 losses. Beverly Hanson, a tall, vivacious -

ball squad Saturday at 1400 at FUESS-91 blonde who is former National -
FG KT IPS Amateur Champion and ,
the MainSide Gym. 1 () 2
Most Decathlon Points Klox '
winner of nine major titles in
6 Still the Waves 1 0 2
improving Carroll
% 3 (> 6 the short space of 12 months will
rallied from a defeat by Great Jefferson 6 2 14
Southern last week, taking two Answers were few and far exchange for merchandise at ReInhardt 2 0 4 give a golf clinic here on Tues
straight wins in the latest gamesIn between to last week's Sports the Navy Exchange; Griggs Woodbuiy 5 1 11 day, March 4, at 1530. followedby
2 O 4Brlttenham
the Girl's City Basketball League Quiz, which turned out to be gets: the case of free drinksa Dunkley l 3 0 6 a nine-hole exhibition:
toughie. from the N a v y Exchange Crabas 10 3 23 "Bev", nowturned pro, was
Correct to the drive-ii drinks counter and Voyles 4 1 9 second amateur in the U. S.
In a one-sided battle the Waves tion: Who answer holds the modern ques- Piva wins the free meal chit Slpps Welsel i f 1 Women's Open, and finished in
Bell 52-25 at
trounced Southern National League record for to the civilian cafeteria. the runnerup spot in the 1951Women's .. .
with "
Jackson High last week 40 11 91
Titleholder's Tourna-
this week's question:
most consecutive games with'' Here is
Ruth Richardson piling up 21 CBKKN COVE-5.1 ment at Augusta, Ga., ahead of
.
base bits? is Tommy Holmes. for
for the local lassies. "Who holds the record KG
points FT2 TI'SIiigiola allpros.
hmesa'n! up a streak of 37 the most points scored In the Miller 3 hails from
The Waves took their second ms 8 0 IBSuthaid The golf champion
win of the week when they Robert Durden, Public Works National Decathlon champion. 1 0 J Fargo N.. D. Variously described'
Callahan 1:1.: 4
battled against St. Luke's Nurses, employee was first with the ships" Angus 5 3 1.1 as uninhibited, a one-woman va-
39-29. Willie Foster led the way answer; Marshall Griggs, emNo answers will be accepted St. Ontt 1 2 4 riety show and an unpredictablezany
with 16 counters. Ruth Richardson ployee of Public Works won before 0900 Friday. Phone I Lerotke. ndcare 1o 1 i iK Bev has a glowing person-

picking up 12. second honors, while Jack numbers are 8181 and 216. Mil- ::: 0 0 0 ality that almost automatically
Tonight the Waves will takeon Piva, SN, of NARTU took third itary and civilian personnel etch brings fun and hilarity into the
the Pensi-Cola sextet leading place honors. from NAS, NATTC, Mayport ::nee g 8 g room with her. But she's no

game team of at Lee the League.High in the first Durden wins a $3.00 chit for and Cecil Field are eligible. 22 H 53 a clown.golfer Bev and first a good and one.r foremost. is :.. ..,. .

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I Jax Navy Cops Team Title 'I



"' !.,''a 1 r In Golden Gloves Meet


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'' Jacksonville Navy ring :rtists stole the show at the Jax Golden Gloves tournament
,
\. t i held last week-end, capturin f both the Open and Novice-A division crowns and sending I

,r .10 three men to the Tournament t t of Champions meet which begins March 5 in New York.

.; Jax Navy's victory in both divisions champion. Jax Navy was runner- opponents In short order but
came as somewhat of a up in last year's tournament, being found that Burnette could hit
surprise even to local trainers, replaced in that position by even harder. *
':; who got the local lads in much Cherry Point Marine!;. Bill Burnette took a unanimous
r better condition than they sus Bernardi will be making hi$ decision from Harry Warren of

... pected. second straight trip to New York. White Oak, Ga., a novice light
.__,f ... John Bernardi! repeated In the The modest, well conditioned weight championship bout.
light heavyweight division, "In- lightheavy was forced to plow Johnny Biancianello light-
dian Joe" Broxton won the middleweight some mean terrritory in winning weight from Cherry Point was
crown while Jackie his honors. He fought three tough adjudged the outstanding boxerof
,. .,. j 1 Cunningham copped the feather- artists, two of them consideredthe the tourney the open class.
,1... 4 ; weight duke in the finals. The hardest punchers in the meet. He won the lightweight crown.
three will leave for New York in The Sportsmanship Trophy wentto
_
c a vtS the next few days to meet other Bernardi got by Pete Gay of Joe Lissey of Green Cove
Eastern winners in the Eastern Cherry Point in his first go, and Springs Navy.
., 'eA eliminations of the Golden weathered a hard-punching bar- Final results:
',: Gloves. Winners of the-New York OPEN imiMOY112pound
:1
P rage from Julius Guinyard of class: Ed Kendilck. Cherry
; 5 E 4. eliminations then move into the Wilder A. C. in his second figh Point, N. C. Marines, defeated Fred .
'finals with the. Chicago. winners. His third melee was the toughest, TKO wlnegar.first. Green round. Cove Springs Navy,

4: I against terrific John James, also 118-pound class I : Lnureto Pablo. Or.
: Jax Navy won another honorat of Wilder A. C. James was con- lando Air Force Base, defeated Ed
last week's'Jax meet when Ted sidered the hardest Bronson. Green Cove Springs Navy,
i in
,, ,,.,._ puncher split decision.I
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Miller, fighting in the novice wel- the tournament, but Bernardi's 126-pound class: Jackie Cunnlnpham.

" ;:;t":. GG WINNERS-Jax Navy's ring: squad has reclaimed honors terweight class, was acclaimedthe superb condition and infightingwon Brooks.Jacksonville Wilder Navy A. C.defeated, Jacksonville Rubin,
..: of past years by capturing the open and Novice-A team titles in best fighter in the novice out. % unanimous decision.
.. ''' the Jax Golden Gloves. Team members are front row, left to right: class. Cunningham was rather fortun- 135-pound class: Johnny Blanranellov defeated
- ';" Tom Fink, Ed Mulvey and Tom Johnston.'Second row: Buddy Ilud- The local Navy squad which ate in reaching the finals via a Cherry E. R. Point.Fleming N. C Oi, Marines lando. Air Force
gins, Ted Miller, and Jackie Cunningham. Third row: Lionel Brox- sent five men into the finals of bye. But he looked good in whipping Base. TKO first round.
" ,.1'" ton, Paul Taylor, Moe Weinstein and Carl Foche. Fourth row: the Jax open tourney and two in- Rubin Brooks of Wilder A Point.147-pond N. C.class Marines: Rudy defeated Gwln. Cherry J. E.
John Clikeman, Bill Kitchens and Karl Kautz. Back row: Bill to the finals in the novice class, I C. Broxton also won three fightsto Clikeman, Jacksonville Navy, KO, first
r; Powers, Bill Scott and "Tiny" Nobblitt, trainers. dethroned Green Cove Springs as pound his way to New York round.
160-pound class L. W.
: Broxton
:,' decisioning Jor : i Cove Springs, in his first, beating Green Cove Springs Navy, unanimous
: Pistolmen Rate teammate Monte-Slade in the decision.
ii sec- 175-nound class John Beinaidl. JMI.
: Jfl X'IR{ nEWS ond and decisioning Bill Sibleyof fomllle Navy defeated John Janw,
: : High At Tampa Green Cove in the finals. cision.Wilder A. C., Jacksonville, split de

r. John Clikeman also reachedthe Heavyweight class: Willie I Ls-'
: The Jax-Navy pistol team finals in the open welterweight Green Cove Springs I Navy, de J't'id
II placed high in all matches in the class, but fell victim to Karl Kautz.decision Jacksonville Navy, unanimous -
; Florida West Coast Pistol Cham- I the hard smashes of Rudy Kwin I NOl rcr DIVISION

pionships last week at Tampa potts the hard smashes of Rudy Gwin Lackawanna 112-pound Merchant -
Florida.
to Clikeman in the first round. won by default.
Robert S. Stringer AKC won 118-pound class Blllv Lusk Griffin. .
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Ga.
his 3rd consecutive Grand Aggre- I Biff Karl Kautz won his way Playground defeated, Jacksonville Dan Defoe.unanimous Liberty
gate Trophy in this tournament into the finals but lost a deci-- decision.
f in the Expert Class and also won I sion to Willie Lawrence of Green Woodbine.126-nound Ga.classRoma, defeated Ronnie Cannon Jones,
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"+ ; the Timed Fire Match and Rapid Cove Springs in the finals. Griffin Ga., unanimous decision.
., Fire Match. : NATTC Cage Loop Winner Both Jax Navy finalists in the 135-pound classWilliam: Burnette,
Jacksonville Navv. defeated Harry
... r!, Stringer's aggregate score was Novice-A class were victors. Ted Warien. WhIte Oak. Ga., unanimous
f'a 531 and Melvin K. Bell AOC, finished Miller upset the dope by hanginga decision.
Decided In Playoffs TKO on Lackawanna's pride 147-Txnind classT.. E. Miller. Jack
Grand Being
second in the Aggregate sonvllle Navy. defeated Howard Wat.
L with a score of 507. John H. and joy, Howard Watson. Wat- son. Lackawnnna Merchants Assn.,
Lucas ADC, finished third in the son had previously kayoed; two Jacksonville. TKO. second round.
r week will determine winners tied .J5G <1 class Robert Cummlnes.L .
-... !:: Master Class and in the Grand Four games this or con- SS -.Doun :
Monterey. Fensaroln defeated
NATTCenter's basketball intra-murals. Dis- ers. Cheslock and Winkle ,
tenders-in scorching paced
Horace
+ Aggregate with a score of 539. i Flerro. Orlando Air Force Base,
pensary still looked like a sure winner in the American League, but the Marines i ; Hamilton and : split decision
f In the team match the Jax the National League lead continued to seesaw between ANP) Stud- Boyles were high for AK. Ches- Jacksonville 175-pound class: Moc Weinstein
ti Navy-Navy team placed second ents and AE School. lock and Patter set the pace as Bramlett. Lackawanna Navy defeated Merchants Clvde
'T :14 i in the National Match Course. Games this wppkhd In the t Marine Students swamped First Assn., Jacksonville unanimous declHemyvvelKht -
,I. .. ,, The members representing Jax- Center's triple' round obfi: also won from First Lieutenants, Lieutenants, 62-28. Frey was slon. class ,
"' ..:. ,, Navy at these matches were Robert cluded Dispensary-Special Serv- 43-31, with Avard high for the high for the losers. fin Ga., won by default Billy Davis Gilf.
S. StringeivAKC; John H. Lucas ices, Supply-Aircraft Maintenance winners and Putch and Frey Boyles parlayed 15 field goals s ,
ADC: M/Sgt. Benjamin F. AO Ship's Company-AN> pacing First Lieutenants. for 30 points as AK School whip- '52 BASEBALL
Preston, AO1; Jesse Blanton and (CP) Ship's Company AE School- ANP( ) Rallies ped Commissary 76-44, after
:1 k Carl S. Berg, CH Gunner. AO Students, ANP( ) StudentsAK : ANP( ) Students overcame a leading only 28-24 at the half.
School and Commissary-1st Hablewitz- paced the Cooks.
24.26 halftime deficit to drop Summaries PRACTICE NOW
:
, ..z I O & R Continues Lieutenants.If Supply. won and Dispensary I' Commissary, 49-43, then ran over AMhRICAN I.KAC.TRW: I-

lost the two would be tied for I. AO Students, 78-45. O'Bresley Dispensary is 2 IN FULL SWINGBaseball
Bowling Lead the American League lead, butif was high for the Students in the Personnel 17 :3
Commissary game; Mewhirter 15 5
Dispensary figured to have no
AO Ship' Co. 10 10
Monday night's action In the trouble stopping Special Services paced the Cooks. In the second Aircraft Malnt. <> 11 practice and tryouts
NAS intra-mural bowling league while Supply-Aircraft Maintenance game, Pat McCarthy swished 16 Special. Services 1 ,I 7 17 for the 1952 Fliers team started
A-NP Shlr> Co. 4 16
)
a: showed O&R as the leaders in was almost a tossup, with field goals and a free throw fora NATIONAL last Monday at Mason Field with
the keeling race but while they Supply rated a slight favorite.In 33 point total, while Boule led I.EAf.l'KV: Jj approximately 40 men turning
AO Students. ANP( ) Students 16 :3AK out for the first
session.
lead Marine Air Detachment by the National League, how- School 16 3 More
one point as of last Monday, the ever, chances for a final first- Marine Students lived up to expectations AK School 15 4 men are expected to join the
Marines have bowled one time place tie were better, as AE as they upset AK AO Marine Students Student 10 9 10 9 ranks this week.
Jess than the Repair men. School was expected to win School, 52-51, despite a 23-poirt Commissary 7 12 The hardballers will have to
O&R took three games and handily from AO Students while fourth period for the Storekeep- Flist Lt. 3 16 get in shape fast and reallv--
ANP) Students and AK School knuckle down since the first
total pin fall from Communications .
'0 to make a complete sweepof were tangling in the most impor- .. -.' game is set for March 21st against
points 2317-1941. tant league game of the season. Georgia State Teachers Collegeat
,.' Mason Field.Returning .
Fasron fifty-one fared less Top Teams Upset baseball players
well when they split points with All final games were scheduledfor from last
""' Fasron Six No. 1. One game( and Monday and Tuesday of this <) :i ': Ji ;r'i'' Tommy years squad are few.
high pin total of 2230-2213 wentto week in NATTCenter's gym. No : : /. '..); ':i Phil Righter Neely pitcher second, and baseman Len-,

the Fifty-one team. results were available at press nie
time. 1111ri Faust are the only veterans.
Special i Services duplicated Coach Frank McCaffrey emphasizes '
their leaders feat of stopping In last week's intra-murals, two .. .,' that all positions are
their opposition cold when they top teams were upset and three open.
blanked Naval Hospital 2149-1911 men hit for 30 points a game. In Men trying out are requested
and scooped up all three game' the American League, Dispensary i it to bring their own gear since
points to boot. defeated Aircraft Maintenance, there is not enough equipment
lI'rANDlJIi! ( 4 53-41, with lloberg and Autry available at this time.Jayvees .
(; mrt )'tll.o pacing the Corpsmen while Chuck .. s f
.
n JO x Kerr dunked 22 for the losers. ..
r MAD KAW.lt 9 24 Aircraft Maintenance bounced ry R Cop

vp-3 70 'jrtFasron .back to upset Personnel, 60-51,
6 No. 1 : 27
as Kerr poured in 31 points. May-
Special 'lees 9 24
J'eiscnnol 9 22 field was high for the Yeomen. Tourney TiltThe
Varon-109! 9 38 Personnel earlier had won by

.. -- t'ommlasarv Knsron-6 No.. 2 9 9 17 15Communications forfeit from ANP) Ship's Com- {(.- Jayvees wound up their
.. 9 15 pany.
30 12 Supply Beats AO 951-52 season last week dropping -
Infirmary Y 11Hosiiltal a tough one to Towers Hardware -
31-6 halftime
Supply racked up a -
30 22
VK.13 11Fiurpn31 lead over AO Shills Com- in a City League tilt, 79-72.
!! 1'' Jl and went to 54-31 Both teams are now in contention +
pany on win, ,
01&0 ____, ..a______ 6 then trounced ANP) Ship's Company for local AAU honors.TfyrTowtriwnen .
40-21. Zukowski and Engel > led at the end
Weather Outlook were high for Supply. Bowden of each quarter with the Jayvees

... .. sparked AO Ship's Company and in close pursuit. In the fourth
Friday Partly cloudy with K. D. Nelson led ANP) Ship's quarter the Jayvees outscored
rain Friday night. Gentle to mod- Company scoring. AO Ship's Towers, 19-13.
erate northeasterly surface winds. Company came back to thump In the local AAU eliminations

Saturday-Cloudy with rain becoming Special Services, 52-31. Wake- .. the Jayvees had an easy time
partly cloudy and.warm. man posted 19 for the Ordnancemen --- -- downing Standard Oil in their
er in the afternoon. Showers and and Sheridan was high for AIRLANT TOURNYEveryol1and ie wants the ball. ComFalrJax first game, 72-41. Jax: Navy led
colder at night. Special! Services.4n Carrier Air Group 17 players fight for possession of the oral at: each quarter end at the half,
Sunday Partly cloudy and the American League AE during their ComAIrLant eliminati on tourney frame here last week. 2814.
colder in the morning with increasing School won by forfeit from Training Reaching for the ball are Rolf Hai tman (No. 11) of CAG-17; Don Monday night VC-5 trounced
temperatures in the aft Facilities and was awarded. Duffy (white shirt) of ComFair,.lax: and Bill Smith also Com- Hardage and Sons, 71-50, and VC-
I ernoon. Gentle to moderate north- a disputed game played two Fair Jax. On the deck: (left) are Woodbury of CAG-17 and. Bill 62 lost to Phi Delta Theta of
easterly surface winds. weeks ago with AK School. AE Meyers of ComFairJax. CAG-17 w on this fray 50-45. Gainesville, 70-65.

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An airplane hangar, Antarctic stvle. These huge blocks of snow provided shelter from the icy r I
winds and snow for Comdr. McCoy and his rrew. Plane engines would still be iced badly. In fact #
i ice would form so thick that mechanics would spend an hour chipping it off j


Two Antarctic Trips Hiahliqht Career. Not a scene from "Tobacco Road", nor a mountaineer hut, but
a picture taken of Comdr. James C. McCoy (center) and two com-

panions, during an off-hours game while they were in Little
America. Comdr. McCoy, who retires tomorrow after 30 years of i

30-Year Saga Ends For Comdr. McCoy, Air active Jacksonville.naval service, is attached to the Staff, Commander Fleet


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Closely) ) paralleling: \ the story initiated on the aircraft pelorus. they took off from San Franciscodue

of naval avi.ltio18jm'e: 1027: dnftsight, and octant earned a to the shorter distance.

has ue1the adventurous ca- commendation from Harry L. For his participation in the
Roosevelt then of the
Secretary
operation which was flown in
of Comdr. James C. McCoy
reer Navy.
P2Y-l's and took close to three
Staff. Commander Fleet) After flight training his designator times as long as it takes today

Air Jacksonvillevlio!\ will was hanged from BM2 to Comdr. McCoy was commendedby

conclude his active Navy life aviation pilot and he was assigned the President of the United
tomorrow. to the old USS Saratoga. While States. His senior navigation
serving aboard that ship he was officer while: VP-10 was stationedin
Comdr. McCoy, who was guest promoted to Chief Aviation Pilot the Islands was Captain '
of honor at two retirement parties by Ledr Alfred Montgomery Howard V. Hopkins now Chief of >
given by enlisted! and officer per- who later became Rear Admiral Staff for Commander: Fleet Air
sonnel of the Flag AdministrationUnit and served as Commander Jacksonville.The .
last week has served con-
Fleet Air Jacksonville andComdr.
1939
visit was made for
tinuously for 30 years McCov's 'skipper' from
Seventeen years old in 1921 February 16 1950 to June 30, 1951 exploratory until war became purposes imminent and lasted in19.Jl. 1.-
when he joined the Navy the
when he retired.
During this time recreationwas
.
Utah native has served on subma- .*
rines, battleships in the Antarctic definitely limited. Comdr. ... .. .. ..
and with aviation units. He WHEN TIn: FAMOUS first McCoy for instance saw one mo-
vie 17 times. Ireen Dunne in This desolate piece of land is Little America, with its tell-tale
began his aviation career five massed flight from San Francisco -
"Love Affair." "Her movies were assortment of skis, wind chargers, smoke stacks, American flag:
after with to Honolulu flown 1934
flight
enlisting was
years in our most popular" he remembers and radio lines. This little "settlement" didn't look like much froma .
Pensacola. Comdr. assistant
training at McCoy was navigation -
f : : because we had more of distance with its vast background of ice and snow, but it was I-
During this basis flight training i officer for the group Although "
them. a welcome haven for tired, cold and hungry explorers.
Comdr. McCov became interestedin the squadron VP-10. .

experimenting with aerial nav- which is now based here was actually ON THE of THIS OPERATION had the i i
hydrographic
igation aids and as a result of transferring from San maps
:
nickname 'Hi-Jump 2', derived
is
listed mountain
several improvements he later Diego to the Hawaiian Islands. today a named NAVY WIVES
Mt. Alma McCoy after his wife. from a remark made by a 'high I|
I
It was discovered and named during brass' in Washington. In 46 when
a this visit. Task Force 68 was recalled from '
4 their work around the North Pole I CORNERThe
Last exploratory flight before
and sent with Admiral Byrd to
,
the returned to the states
Id41 men in the South Pole he had quipped, j regular bi-monthly meet-
close to disaster when
came "from North Pole to South Pole, i ing was held Wednesday. Feb.
the port engine blew the master quite a high jump isn't it:?". The I 20 at the clubhouse. Twenty-five
cylinder out through the cowlingand
name stuck to that group and was I attended. Three new memberswere
the plane caught fire. also tagged to the proposed Task voted in. '
The fire was extinguished in
the air but Comdr. McCov still Force 68. I Following the devotional by
was forced to land on an ice( cap Now, after a full share of ad- Mrs. Edith Fink, chaplain the
about 115 miles from the base. venture having been completed I business session was opened by
t .a ti FxLI The base was 'raised' by radio and having had the privilege of Mrs. Elliot Newell, president.It .

before setting down however and being in with the growth of naval II was voted to donate $25 tit
rescue was accomplished within aviation Comdr. McCoy intendsto the cancer fund in Mrs. CharlesA.
12:! hours. confine his activities to becom- I Dittmar's name. Mrs. Dittmar
ing a full time student at the University -
I who passed away recently, was
of Florida. His subjectswill I
wife of Chaplain Dittmar.
WHEN: HOSTILITIES ceased
revolve around business administration
and Admiral Byrd began forming and public speaking. I, The group voted to sponsor .. l
I another group for a trip to the "First though", he "I have Miss Irene Freeburg's Annual
LI Antarctic and wanted: experienced to pass the entrance says exam". Dance Recital which will be held
men Comdr. McCov was World travels and explorationswill sometime in May. Some hundred
one of the many volunteers from pupils will participate and it
.. .. ... ._ be left to younger men, per-
;; -
be entertaining
among the group making the first haps to his son whom Comdr. McCoy promises! to a very
On a map of the Antarctic hanging over the fireplace mantel, venture. He was again executive swore into the Jacksonville evening. j
I.Comdr. James C. McCoy, points out to his wife the spot representing officer of Little America III and NARTU on June 6. 1951 and who I
the mountain named after her. Comdr. McCoy, who founded personal pilot to Admiral B.\rd. is now attending prep school in I The Nursery supervisor reported -

the mountain, named it after her during his first trip of 1939.... This trip was made during the Washington before entering the the purchase of new dining '
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summer months and the temp Naval Academy in the fall under room equipment and chairs for
I Single( & dble rms furn. reas., erature was much higher' usually an appointment kindergarten classrooms. The
I 1447 Avondale, Mrs. Lee ''up' around zero. Two helicopterswere I Not-New-Shop donated $:>0 to
CLASSIFIED Schultz Ph. 2-5930. included among the equipment the "March of Dimes" fund.

I 5-rm. furn. ant, 2024 HighlandAve along with R4D's JA's and i Vacancy In Alaska For It was suggested that larger

(Items offering'for sale articlesof I Southside, J. Olivcros Ph. OY's and proved invaluable during I tables be purchased for the
property such as washing ma- I 9-0335. the operations. I Training Supervisor Thursday night bingo games in

chines, automobiles furniture !5-rm.. furn. apt., 216 S. 2nd St. Although found to be buried i A vacancy in the position of j order to seat everyone who at-
clothing and the like is prohibitedby Jax Beach M. Offenbcrg, ext. under about 10 feet of snow Senior Training Supervisor with 1 tends. A discussion was held on ;

Defense Department regulations I 515 or Ph. 11254293. Little America II was made accessible pay at the rate of 7272.50 per I the new swimming pool to be installed '

This column will however I Will share 3bdrm. home avail. through' tunnels and discov- annum exists at the U. S. Naval at the Nursery. Parent's
list such services as available March 15. ]1037 Fairwood Lane, ered to be just as it had been Station Kodiak. Alaska it was opinion on the project is sought.

housing, rides wanted lost and Murray lull $50 per mo., Mrs. left. "There were steaks, frozen announced recently bv the Headquarters *
found articles and other similar I Lugz. Ph. 11256939. hard as steel still on the table 17th Naval District. A new leader is needed by fhp
notices). which Brownie troop on the base. Anyone -
and
Furn. rm. adj. bath, 2811 ForbesSt. perfectly kept we Persons interested in applying:
FOR RENT I ., Mrs. Hagedorn. Ph. 2-3043. thawed and ate. I found a mag- for this position should submit interested please contact Girl
2-rm. fum. apt., 503 Milwaukee azine too by mv old bunk whichI Standard Form 57 to the District Scouts of America headquartersin
Furn. dble. bath 2601 :
rm., pvt. had been reading years before"VIIM.E Jacksonville.The .
Ave., Orange Park Mrs. T. R. Ph. Civilian Personnel Director i ,
Park. Mrs. Bessie Houston
Nelson. Headquarters. 17th Naval District next business meeting will ,

3-rm. furn. apt.. $30 per mo. 82770. \ THIS expedition was Navy No. 127 (Box 6)), c o be held on Wednesday. March 5,
Highway 220. Orange Park T. Unfurn. 4rm. cottage, $40 per for cold weather training purposes Postmaster Seattle. Washington at 1930 at the clubhouse in Dewey
E. Jenkins. Ph. 112-8-3524. mo., 1953 Cassatt, H. Tedder. and the first was for exploration via official channels of this station Park. All Navy wives are cordially

3-rm. apt., C644 San Juan Ave., Unfurn. 5rm. apt.. $90 per mo., the veteran pilot made Additional information maybe invited to attend. For information
Mrs. O. B. Phinney. Ph. 8-1049. avail. April 1, 2977 Herschel, his trip over the South Pole on obtained from the Industrial' call the Club Pre

2 &3 3-rm. furn. apts.. 318 W. Mrs. S. J. Flynn. Ph. 2-9754 af- 16 February 1947 with Admiral Relations department Building ident Mrs. Elliott Newell ext.
Union, J. M. Saucer, Ph. 4- ter 1800. Byrd in the co-pilot seat and con- 907. extension 526. 8286.
7936. Furn. J-bdrm. home w/garage, tinued on for several hundred -

Single furn rm.. GO W. 35th St., Southside. Mrs. Hunter, 1110 miles into the 'unknown' on the Armed Forces Set M yfi.II
C. E. Riley Ph. 6-2229. Riviera St.. Ph. 9-4519. other side before turning back Day

Furn apt.. Riverside Mrs. Turch Single 1'111832 Seminole Avondale Admiral Byrd had made his first .
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Ph. 2-7396. Mrs. G. Stanley, Ph. 2- visit to the South Pole in 1928. Armed Forces Day.. whichwill -- Command.
When asked about his taste for have as its theme, "UnitvStrengthFreedom" Headquarters
Will share C-rm. apt.. $63 per mo.. 6319. Local commands will appoint
807 Acosta St.. Mrs. F. Powell, Will share home. 3047 College St., seal and penguin meat Comdr. will be observed project officers who will co-
contact after 1900. Miss Cason. Ph. 23552. McCoy answered, "seal meat, of Saturday May 17, it with communities and

3-rm. furn. apt., 4503 Ortega Ave., Furn. rm., kit. priv., 3642 Ernest, which we ate a certain amount has been" announced.One operate area project officers.
Judy Richard, ext. 8272. Mrs. Neal, Ph. 2-8126 before was fairly good if the blubber was service has been desig-
%.rm. ftirn. apt.. 1429 Liberty St.. 0800 or after 1800. first removed for we all heartily nated by the Defense Department Observance of Armed Forces '
Mrs. W. S. Stinson Ph. 4-7498. MISCELLANEOUSBaby dislike blubber. It does make as primarily responsiblefor Day on the third Saturady in c'
3-rm. & bath furn. apt.. 1541 sitter available-Carol Dod- good dog food though. Penguin the program in each of the May began in 1951. The date
Boulevard. Springfield, W. A. son, 1211 B-Hancoik, NAS ext. meat tastes better than seal but seven areas corresponding to was chosen because of the fact
Watson Ph. 45167. 556. its color is about the same as Army Continental Commands. that no large scale conflicting
Area commanders are: Area military events existed and the
blues"
Navy
Single fum. rm, 1541 Boulevard. Will care for children day or
Springfield, W. A. Watson, Ph. night, part or full time. Mrs. From his unusual duty stationin I. 10th Air Force: Area II, expectations of fair weather,
4-5: '7. Mays. 5343 Woodmere St., St. Little America he was! trans- :Fourth Army: Area III, Sixth it i iC! pointed out.
Unfurn. 2-bdrm. new home w/ John's Park, Ph. 2-3814. ferred to NAS Jacksonville in Army; Area IV 3rd Naval Dis The date also marks tl>.
7865 Ramona Blvd.l $65 Riders wanted-Gary do San 1947. He reported for duty to trict; Area V CO Tactical Air death of former Secretary of i
garage mo. Mrs. J. Rainer, I'h. 2- Marco to NAS Supply Mrs. Staff Commander Fleet Air Jack- Command; Area VI. 6th Naval defense James Forrestal who
per in 1949. District and Area VII, USAF died in 1949.
$374 I MaltoK, ext. 433 or Ph. 9-1755. sonville September ,.


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