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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: July 10, 1952
Frequency: weekly
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Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
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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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VOJ.-10 No. 15 UNITED STATES NAVAL AIR STATION, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA 10 July 1952 .


Sweat 'Til October F Congress Authorizes $682,200 '




'{Nearly 2,500Take Naval Supply Depot





RatingExams Plans Receive Boost


HereJuly

Congress Monday authorized $682,200 for the purchaseof

Y t T'+ijL1R a tract ofJand on Trout River and also the design of a
is examination month
master plan for a major Naval Supply Depot adjoining the
for enlisted
nearly 2,500 men '
Navy Fuel Terminal.
based at Naval Air Station
t: Authorizing of appropriations
Jacksonville who aspire for h I The Navy has long needed sucha
gives an initial boost {to what may
promotion to first, second and deep water terminal in the
develop into one of the largest
third class rates.Approximately southeast, Comdr. Charles L.
supply terminal operations in the
Loring, Supply Officer of the
1,543 personnelfrom
# ?Ceaa? oo-a tir x entire southeast area.
NAS, NATTCenter, Naval -- Need Pointed Out Naval Air Station declared. The
Hospital and Fleet activities here AWARD CEREMONY-First civilians at the Naval Hospital terminal, he said, would provide
here to receive length of service awards congregated for their"pinning" The master plan, now being
g took the E-4 (third Class) exams ceremony last week. Left to right are: Kenneth Killion, drawn, includes warehouses, re- logistic support not only 'for

) P Tuesday, while still another 883 fireman, who was awarded his 20-year pin; Amor Simpson, electrician frigeration storage units, and fleet and expanding naval activities -

b will be taking E-5 (second class) who was presented with his 20-year pin: Patrick O'Brien, administration building and cafeteria in Florida, but also to over-
P and E-6 (first class) tests within storekeeper, recipient of a 30-year pin, and Capt. Dwlgtt J. seas bases in the Caribbean.
Wharton, commanding officer! of Naval Hospital, who made the shops and several waterfront -
the next two weeks. presentations. transit sheds.Marine Peacetime Project

E-5! E-6. Exams SlatedOf F The Naval Air Station, how

those taking the E-4 exam. Cash Prizes Offered ever, Comdr. Loring added, will

inations, some 501 hail from NAS Top ManIn continue to provide aviation

units, 285 from NATTCenter, supply support.
Submit ANP( ) School
;,': 649 from Fleet activities and 110 Children Essays The project is expected to cost

from the Naval Hospital. Exams Grad Class many millions of dollars when

were held at the Mainside, NAT completed. It is wholly a peace-'

TC, and Hospital Mess Halls. SHARPChildren Ptc. Leo J. Benoit gradu- time project, the Navy has made:

J" Rosters show that '275 from During Operation ated top man in his class last clear and is in no way associated
week at NATTCenter'8 ANfP) with mobilization
::t. NAS, 183 from NATTC, 400 from of. all personnel aboard' the station have an op- School to top 388 other men any program.
x. Fleet activities and 25 from Naval
portunity this week of winning cash prizes for participation for the coveted position.
eligible for the .
Hospital are in Operation SHARP. Leo, who compiled a 94.10 NATTCenterEM
first and second class tests to be
r.\ ; for
contest
This week's Opera. average for the eight week
t, given July 15 and July 22. be The ad-
typewritten. essay
tion SHARP calls for children to i I course has now entered the Aviation
i ,: best will be awarded $7.50
Results In October judged
submit an essay on the subject: Electrician's I Mate
ti Results of the exams will be "How Can I Help My Dad Be AI I cash, while the second prize will School here at the Center. Club ToFriday

available in October. Rates become Safe Worker?" i be $2.50. Awards will be made Benoit, who hales from Fish-
f: effective October 16. I July 25, 1952.
Third Content erville, Mass., entered the service -

k'F In the past post cards were The essay must not exceed one Opportunity For All February of this year and Open

"y,1/\/ mailed to inform personnel I hundred ((100)) words and can be ,I This is the third In a series of received his basic training at

whether or not they were suc submitted in pencil, pen or can I contests in conjunction with Operation Parris Island before being
cessful. However, this practicehas I A special program has been
SHARP, which got un- transferred here to the Centerfor
been discontinued.The derway here June 30. It gives schooling. planned for the official openingof
Adds
FaetuLant NATTCenter's new Enlisted
final multiple computation '

personnel at NAS, NATTC, Fleet
grade is derived from per- Air Jacksonville and other activities Men's Club Friday night.

,r- sonal factors in the examinee's Unique Course In an opportunity for self-ex- Weather OutlookFriday The first night's program

f, Navy record, such as experience, pression In boosting better work I will include official ceremonies,

length of service, war record, Instrument Panel habits and conditions.Two I Scattered cloudinessand plus free refreshments and entertainment
a't medals, and awards and other I somewhat warmer with max. featuring i band
contests, in which similar
imum temperatures in the low
i Included l electricaland music.
factors. They are Adding to the many
cash prizes were awarded, have 90's. Variable winds northeast to
through a formula with the final electronic courses already designed The two-deck club, located in

exam grade and established by person- I already been held. The first was northwesterly. Building 593, will feature a beer

an essay, while last week's wasa Saturday-Scattered cloudinesswith and service bar topside and a
Pay grade E-7 (chief petty officer nel of FactuLant, Detachment 2
slated for next in limerick. maximum temperature in game room, dance floor and
) exams are here Is a new unique course
The initials S-H-A-R-P stand the high 90's. Variable winds. service bar on the first deck.
instrument
January. aircraft testing.
j,f...., for its five-point objective: Safe- Sunday-Scattered cloudiness Music will be made available

fr-- Designed by Stanley W. Daniel. ty, Housekeeping, Attendance, Re- increasing during the day. Scat. from remote controlled coin-
son, AEC, instructor, the new
.
BLOOD BANK Produc tered thundershowers. Maximum
duced Waste, Improved operated machines and arrange
course was set up to acquaint
tion. temperature in the middle 90's. ments are being made for %
BOX SCORE personnel of the AE rate with
r. regular appearance of an orchestra -
;. instrument theory, maintenance
Numberfxhrdulrd Quota .
Mel techniques, and the newest developments : '
"
'. Spec. Services .. 4 125.0% in instrument test equip- .: ..\ .;_., '4:.. I OS

NATTCenter ....253 108.6% r
ment.IncorOratf'd. .' Polio Insurance
Fleet Air Wing.. 13 107.4% : t... ,
:
in the course are 'if
Operations ........ 12 1000% "
for the F2H, AD, 'J. Deadline 18
panels
Comm. .............._ 3 100.0% mock-up L'W \ July
P2V, F4U, and TBM, each with
'f -, Indus. Rela. ..... 2 100.0% its authentic instrument installations +. Employees are reminded that

h ,. Medical............. 2' 100.0% own and the test equipmentwith ) July 18 is deadline date for Polio> '
Dental..l 100.0%
I r' which to check them. Insurance applications. All com-
Reserve Fleet .... 75 81.3%
pleted forms must be turned into
i 1' From time to time more panels -
AdministrationGreen .. 3 66.6% ."
1t will be added to the eightdaycourse ,.:f-.' the department representativeby
.' Cove NAS 30 50.0% .: \ that time.Current .
incorporating all newer ; .
ComFairJax ......31 45.1%
; policyholders renew -
may
Instruments and test equipmentas
Public Works .... 23 43.4% they are available accordingto their policies, aod all civil
., Fla. :Mil. Dist. 3 33.3%
> Chief Danielson.In ian employees, not presently enrolled -

Supply............... 27 25.9% order that each student can have the opportunty t..

.;. Cecil Field _..... 16 25.0% receive maximum personal In- subscribe for this coverage. '

"'". O & R ................77 15.5% struction and perfect himself in This group insurance provides

1.<'1 Hospital ...._._... 10 10.0% the instrument maintenance $5,000 protection per subscriberand

;r. AIM ..........._...- 2 0.0% techniques and testing, the courseis in the case of a family policy _

Engineers .......... 5 0.0%
for
provides $5,000 protection
limited to a small number of "',.,"', ft """"
Percentages are based on each member of the family.
mock-up of an
trainees.. FAETU'S LATEST-Trouble shooting on a
i-day quota, with holiday fig- Instruction, in Various types of F-21I2 instrument panel for the benefit of students is Stanley This sum may be used for

ures excluded in total. Departments and Danielson, AEC, (right) Danielson explains to trainees Anthony treatment as needed, and n'
auto pilots compass system.can and 1). Williams, AEAN, (right) how ""
scheduled for Friday Sharkey, AEAN, (left, Joe specified amount is made for\ any ,
be obtained through other instruction included in Faetu-
to use the Instrument. The are
do not show.
(Please Turn to Page 2, Col 3)) Lant's new eight-day course in aircraft instrument testing. particular type of care.f. .

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Oregon Gives Bonus Voting Info Offered For

Oregon has Issued its first W.W.
J11 xnThjIui8 .
II bonus checks. Some 75,000 Or

egonvets are expected to receive
Three Western States '
their bonus by the end of July. :
Published every Thursday for Navy activities at Naval Air
Station. Jacksonville. Fla.NAS. The average payment is $415. ,
Jacksonville (Br Armed F rra Trt*_ Rrrtlf*)
This voting Information applies to Aimed Forces personnel, dependent
Cam. Douglas T. Day Commanding Office : .
Reserves Cruises Abroad residing with Armed Forces personnel and U. S. citizen attached to and serv
Comdr. James H. Armstrong __.._ Executive Office the U. S. Aimed Forces beyond the continental limit of the U. S., '
Lt. Dave Barksdale I- _....__._.Public Information Officer Approximately 500 Naval reservists tnn'elth r specified. These persons include civilian l employed I by the Department :- ,
Fleet Air Jacksonville of the Army, Navy and Air Force, the Marine Corps; and the CoastGuard t
from 'the eastern U. S. : and personnel of the American I Red Cross and USO. For additional\ election
Rear Adm. Osborne B. Hardison Commander! '
recently embarked In six Information consult your voting officer. ',:
destroy
Capt. Howard V. Hopkins _Chief of Staff .
Fleet Air Wing Eleven er-escorts for a 28-day training OREGON not earlier than 90 days prior to

Capt. Arthur S. Born__... ....__._.._--____..... Commander cruise to Portugal and France, Qualifications for Voting election. Marked ballots must be

Comdr._ Joseph Naval T. Thornton! Air Technical Training Center Chief Staff Officer! The reservists are all members of 1. Must be at least 21 years cage f, returned to proper officials not

Capt Leataz K. Rice ?.....-.....- -.......-.-., ..- -.-. _- Commanding OWen Organized! Surface Divisions. on date of election. later than day of election.
Comdr. Richard S. Stuart.. Executive Officer 2. Must be a U, S. citizen having 2. All other persons should request -
Naval Hospital resided in the State of Ore- absentee ballots by writing
Capt Dwight J. Wharton__ Commanding Officer DFC Awarded
letter to clerk of Ne-
county
Capt. T. F. Weinert_____.. ..Executive Officer gon for a period of six monthsr3. a I
NARTU Must be able to read and vada residence. Marked ballot
Capt. Easton B. Noble. Commanding Oflcei PosthumouslyTo write the english language. must be returned to proper official .

Comdr. Anthony Trusso __..__ Executive Officer 4. Must be a registered voter, not later than election day.

Editorial offices located Building 930 (topside). Phone extension: Nartu ManThe except members of the Armed CALIFORNIA
8184 and 216. Forces.
m. JAX AIR NEWS la ptiblUbea weekly at ttt U. S. Naval Air Sutton Qualifications for Voting-
Jackaonvtlla. Flwlda. and printed commercially with non-appropriated funds Distinguished Flying Cross Registration 1. Must be at least 21 of
with N A VEX OS P 35. Rev years
at no expense to the government and In compliance 1. Registration is
Nov. 1945. Copies art distributed free of charge at the Naval Air Station. thNaval was awarded posthumously toLL permanent, age on date of election.
Air Reserve Training Unit. Naval' AuxllUr Air Station. Cecil Field, and (jg) William Henry (Bobo)( unless a voter has failed to casta -
lilt U. S. Naval 2. Must be a U. S. citizen having
HospitalEditor-Andrew H. Planer Mero at a recent inspection ceremony ballot in at least one election resided in the State of California
Staff Members: Marian Sprenger. JO3; Mary Bixiones. JOSN;; at NARTU Jax. during the two-year period of for a period of one .
Dave Devroy; SN; John Charvat, AN; Barbara Tomlinson, SN; 1950-52.( year
Capt. Easton B.
Noble com-
Helen in the county for 90 days, and in
The Harper.JAX AIR NEWS 1* a member of me Armed For fI.-1'ftI Service I manding officer of NARTU made 2. Members of the Arm d the voting precinct for 54 days.
AFPS material appearing' In this publication may not be reprinted withoutthe Forces are registered automatic
the
written pel, Armed Force Press Service, Republication of othermatter posthumous presentation to 3. Must be a registered voter. '
except by .1r"lee publications. (Is pohlblted without permission. of Mero, who was killed in action ally when Federal Post Card Ap- Registration
Editor. JAX AIR NEWS. plication (#76) for ballot has
last September in Korea. The : 1. Registration is permanent'

Arms, Ammo Not Enough medal was accepted by his wife been accepted by registration of unless a voter fails to cast a bal.
Mrs. Frances Mero. ficials. All other persons may lot at either the last
preceding
[Moral Stamina Is Also NecessaryPart register by absentee process by primary or the last preceding '"
.
According to the citation, sign first applying for an "Application general election.

Of Man's Fighting EquipmentThis ed by Dan A. Kimball, Secretaryof to Register as a Voter Form" 2. Members of the Armed S

the Navy, Mero was cited for from county clerk of Oregon res Forces and "certain Merchant I

( is the second in a series of articles in conjunction with 'heroism i and extraordinary idence. Completed application Marine personnel" become regis-
the service-wide program "Protection of Moral Standards".) achievement in aerial flight as will be accepted by officials at< tered at the time their marked
pilot of a fighter plane in Fighter any time, except during the 30- absentee ballots are accepted by
Comdr. James II. Armstrong- .
By day period immediately preceding
Squadron 874, attached to the election officials. However, all
There is frequently found some confusion between moral USS Bon Homme Richard, in action an election. persons may apply for registration -

and morale. Although the two have different implications, against the enemy aggressor Obtaining Ballots and Voting: by absentee process by requesting -
the association is not too bad a blunder, for unless a person forces in Korea on 30 August 1. All registered voters who "Affidavit of Registration -

gas been trained in moral thinking, he has no inner sourceson 1951". are absent from their voting which to draw to maintain his morale. : on election day may vote California residence. Completed

This factor in human development, so well known to Lt. (jg) Mero was a native of by absentee process. registration form will be accepted -

psychiatrists and religious leaders, has motivated the military Sanford, Fla. At the time of his 2. Members of the Armed as late as 54th day before any
services to institute regular courses of instruction in re-call to active duty with the Forces receive ballots when they election.

character building and spiritual awareness for all personnel. fleet, he was serving as deputy mail Federal Post Card Application 3. Unregistered members of the
sheriff under his father. He was (176)). Marked ballot must Armed Forces and "certain Mer.

The Navy in particular is stressing the grave need for ordered to the Jacksonville Naval be returned in time to reach chant Marine personnel" will be

such training by centralizing responsibility for moral and Air Reserve Training Unit proper officials not later than sent an "Application for Registration -

spiritual welfare on a common level. for refresher training and then to FIVE days prior to election day. Form" with ballot. Applicant -
well understood moral Pacific and to the 3. All other persons may request -
While a strong character based on the assigned fills it out and returns it
principles is desirable at all times, never perhaps in our his-' aircraft carrier USS Bon Homme absentee ballot by writingto with marked ballot to appropriate -

tory has the need for such moral qualities as honesty, loyalty, Richard. county clerk of Oregon residence officials.

courage and faith been more urgent than today. The disruptive After completing the missionfor within the 60-day period Obtaining Ballots and Voting

seeds of evil, skillfully sown by a clever, relentless adversary which the DFC was awarded, immediately preceding an elec- 1. Any absent person may vote.
are designed for one purpose: to undermine the he flew several others until tion. (Information should be the by absentee ballot.

morale of all our people, especially of our men and women in September 4, 1951 when bombing same as that required by form 2. Members of the Armed
uniform who face the first responsibility of our national the Communists lines his planewas #76)). Marked ballot must be returned forces and "certain Merchant

defense. hit by ground anti-aircraft to proper official not later Marine personnel" may apply for .
I fire and exploded. He has been than FIVE days preceding election absentee ballots (and automatic

The daily lectures on clean thinking and right living, in listed since as "Missing-in-ac- day.NEVADA registration) at any time by ,

all their phases, have not been planned idly but with a very tion". mailing a completed form ((176)

urgent motivation. This should be thoroughly understood by Qualifications for Voting to county clerk of California x.
those attending them in the Ground Training Building. What.is 1. Must be at least 21 yearsof residence. Marked ballot must be '

learned there, and absorbed deeply, will stand every man age on date of election. received by election officials not

in good stead at such times when his full strength, both arr 2. Must be a U. S. citizen having later than Nov. 20, 1952.-,

moral and physical, may be demanded*of him. h resided in the State of Nevada 3. Any other qualified person

for a period of not less than may also apply for an absentee
The saying that man does not live by bread alone is a six months and in the county of allot by first requesting blank

true one.. Nor is arms and ammunition, however adequate, residence for 30 days. "Application for an Absentee

sufficient to our needs. To be a strong, impregnable fight- 3. Must be a registered voter Ballot Form" from, county clerk

ing force, the Navy must be a sound force, in training, equip- Mj trs except members of the Armed of California residence. Upon receipt

ment and moral stamina, from the top command straight Forces and "certain Merchant of application ballot will be

through to the lowest ranks.If Marine personnel." mailed to voter. Ballot must be
this is assured, there can be no deviation from duty; Registration received by appropriate officialsnot

there will be, at all times, the sustaining strength of a high, 1. Registration is permanent later than Nov. 20 1952.

unfaltering morale. except for persons who failed to
5I1
( vote in person at any general
election and any civilians who 1DIVLNESERVICES))'
:
I Use Horsesense-Not Horsepower- voted by absentee ballot in the
'
last previous election. (( )}.
4k' j
Your car will travel ten times I "Take a few minutes sometime 2. Members of the Armed % 4

its own length before you can i while your car is parked," ad- forces may vote in 'any election rrotestant
stop it at fifty miles per hour. vises Tassopoulos, "and pace off without being registered. 0830-Morning Services AU-
Amazing? Yes, but important, 3. Any qualified may Saints Chapel. .
the distance it will take to stopat person 0915-Naval Hospital Chapel.
too, according to Spero Tassopou- apply for registration by absentee -
your normal driving speed. J930-Sunday School. Small Cha-
los, Safety Engineer at the Naval The results will surprise you. process at any time by requesting peL _
Technical Training Center. i045-All Saints
Air a "Registration Card" ChapeL
But it may make you a more t4
Tassopoulos has been workingin careful driver." from county clerk of Nevada Catholic
0830 and 0930-Mass., St Ed-
cooperation with the First residence. Application may be inform ward's Chapel.

Lieutenant's Office at the Center of letter. Upon acceptanceof 0930-St. Edwards' Chapel (Catechism .
in promoting an intensified FaetuLant completed "Registration Card" Class). '{,,/I.
campaign designed to cut traffic by registration official, applicantwill 1030-Mass, St Edward's Chapel ,:
( Continued from Page 1) be registered. 0645-Mass at Hospital Chapel r
Center
accidents among person-
,
I"' '
nel to an irreducible minimum. courses. ACCEPTS DFC-Mrs. Fran Obtaining Ballots and Voting Christian Science
Tuesday 2000
Other figures derived from Qualified and interested personnel ces Mero receives the Distinguished 1. Members of the Armed lain's-. Office.at NATTC Chap
Indicate can receive full information Flying: Cross from Capt. Forces and "certain Merchant
statistical tables stop- Mormon
Easton B. Noble, NARTU Jax
ping speeds for an average car regarding the Instrument test commanding officer during a Marine personnel" may apply Thursday-1930--NATTC Chap
and driver to be: at 20 miles per course and others by calling Extension recent ceremony. The award for absentee ballot by mailing a lain's Office.

hour, 43 feet; 30 miles, 73 feet; 376, or writing the Train was presented posthumouslyto properly filled out Federal PostCard Christian Science
Lt.
Mrs. Mero's husband
40 miles, 115 feet; 60 miles, 226 ing officer at FaetuLant, Detachment (jg) William Mero who ,was Application Form ((176)) to Tuesday' -1900 at NATTC Chap ..

feet and 70 miles, 295 feet. No. Two, Building 913. killed in Korea. county clerk of Nevada residence, lain's Office
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Tars Back SaturdayFor Think You Know Baseball? i


ti";,",,''; Week's Stand Is The Catcher An Infielder?

six road
Following a day engagement

the Jacksonville Tar By Harry Simmons

return to the Myrtle Avenue orchard It the catcher an infielder?

Saturday night for a single A lot may depend on the an.

t" fray' with Charleston, entertain swer. Here, in a simulated big-

ing the same nine Sunday in a league setting, is a major, r

,double bill and closing the series; problem over the catcher's r
( with one game Monday status.

The Sally league 1 e a dIn i g Let's say Brooklyn and Cincinnati

With John Cham Columbia Reds, product of the are tied, 1-1, as the I r +

Returning by bus with the Pensacola tennis team last wee Cincinnati farm chain, will attempt Reds come to bat in the top of

after the visitors had swept the Sixth Naval District net meet on to extend their dominance the fourth at Ebbets Field. -t
foes 1518 wit .
over circuit July
the Boone Park courts, each click of the tire as it rumbled over a With one away, Andy Seminlck
crack in the pavement brought to mind an "if" of the tournamen single outings against the Tars. laces a double along the leftfield .

t This could be likened toe manager worrying after having intention Displaying an improved pitching 'line. He goes to third as

ally walked a hitter to get a "sure out" and the latter responds wit. staff and finding a few hie Ewell Blackwell grounds out. which says a base runner is

a round tripper. It'll get you nothing back. den base hits in their wood the Bobby Adams then lifts a out when hit by a batted ball

The big "if", of course, was what would have happened if the locals have improved their league dinky pop-up in front of the only if the ball strikes him "be

Fliers had been represented by their aces Leon Wilson and Ben standing and are nearing the plate. Dodger catcher Rube fore it has touched or passedan

Sobieraj. There is little doubt in this writer's mind that the local first division, which has eluded Walker lunges for the ball, but infielder" But if the catcher

twosome would have made it an exact reverse of the Pensacola car them all season. it twists down between his out is not an infielder, Semi-

nival. Special "Baseball Park" buses stretched hands, untouched. nick is plainly out. How would

However, Sobieraj, the bantam college swinger from St. Loui leave downtown Jacksonville before Now the ball takes a freak you call it? '

University, and Wilson, the possessor of a golden forehand, were doing each fray and return immediately backward hop toward the 'ANSWERAlthough:

a little sweeping of their own es they gave the AirLant tourne;; after. A representative third-base foul line. While still there Is somethingto

at Norfolk and Atlantic Fleet get together at Newport, R. ,I.,, a of the Jax Air News distributes be !said! for* the claim that
it'hits
in fair territory, Andy
thorough cleaning. tickets to different activities for the catcher I* an Infielder, major
Seminick on the seat of the
, Wilson or Sibieraj Could Have Won each home game, attendance free league nmiiirr are Instructed
Having seen both Wilson and Sobieraj in action! as a double with the showing of an ID card pants as he sprints home. to rail the baa runner

team and in individual competition, we'd pick either man to wall and pass.SPpRtSMpRtl., That puts it squarely up to I out on a play like this one".
you as the umpire. Is catcher
from titlist King Lambert in straight sets.
away "
Walker "an infielder? If so, I
We're not trying to take anything away from the Pensacoli (Rrnrlntrd; br tprrlal nrrnl.>l K
that it I Seminick is saved by Section .( The SiturtUy Kvrnin* Post,
Lambert and Hank Goelzer, but w.e are saying
champions, l'oP'r1Iht 19b, the (Curtl PabIUhi -
that the Fliers 7.08f of the Playing Rules, t'ompaajr.)
was unfortuante' from a standpoint of local honors f

t duo could not be on hand. ,"" .! .
An "off the cuff if occured in the second set ,of the doubles; 1# ., '1 1
finals with the Fliers' Jack Webb and Dave Lewis holding set advantage '" i" !!'" Fliers Cop Pair In Light

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5-4, and game advantage, 30-15. '" .

Broken String Broke Fliers' Backs Rookie catcher Sammy Whiteof

At that point Goelzer broke a string in his racket and delayec the Boston Red Sox Week Of Diamond ActivityDiamond

play as he secured another. Those brief minutes apparently cooled covered on hands and knees the
local team considerably because with the new racket in :hand
the ,
last ten feet to home plate on last week
but the results gratifying
the smiling cadet single-handily turned the tide of battle and knottec action was sparse, .
his winning, grand-slam,
game for the Jax Navy Fliers as they drubbed two City Baseball League
the game count at five all. ninth-inning homer off Satchel
hold first place.
to increase t&eir on
adversaries
It took only three games after that to end the match as Webl Paige of the St. Louis Browns,
and lost the well played fray, 6-3, 86. Art DiCesare ((2-0)) and Jim
and Lewis tired rapidly June 11. ing in Angelo TrIpi with the \fin.
received the nod for
but what about those few minutes? Could have gone either way. Richey (1-1))
SHORT SHOTS. "Obviously not acclimated to the "cool" north} What made Sammy crawl the Parris Island series which opens ner.The
home? He wanted to get his name Mason Field Motormen had coasted
this afternoon on
Florida weather the Orlando Air Force nine made their stay in Ja along with a 2-0 lead until the
in the
ther for two afternoons papers. The Islanders bumped the locals
weather not to liking
a short one, claiming the was fifth when the Fliers scored once
of baseball.! Can't figure it out. The southern part of the< Seriously, White stated, "I'd twice on the road, but Coach Clifford's walk and Neely'striple.
Lambert's shot had no never hit a home run under cir- Frank McCaffrey is hopeful that on
cooler. If chop
state can't be that much McCaffrey's single in the
proven effective in the 6th ND tennis finals he would have had tc cumstances such as these. I guess the change in atmosphere will sixth Jim Ahrend to knot
plated
I[ was overjoyed. I wanted to do render the Marine bats powerlesshere.
buy a ticket to watch Goelzer play.
count
the
*,
Dave Lewis' prize comment, after he and Jack Webb had beer something to show how I felt .

defeated in the doubles finals, "There's no substitute for hitting the and that was my way of showinghow Saturday afternoon at 1430, the Coughlln Triple In WinnerIn

ball over the net." How right he was. The Fliers' gridiron happy I was." Green Cove Springs Crusaders invade the top of the eighth third
baseman Danson doubled to
slaughter with "Murder, Inc." was cancelled (that was the intehdec ..". the NAS orchard for one open
opener with Fort Jackson the same eleven that will warm up with game, while Sunday the Fliers the inning and scored on Moore'soneout 1-r'un
single to give R.C. a
the Philadelphia Eagles before trying on service competition). trek; Inside the Raiford Prison
Parris Island's 15-2 defeat of the Fliers was their 37th wir gates in an effort to extend their margin. A pair of runners were
stranded at that point as Clifford
against only six reversals, a creditable showing indeed. Julius: 2-0 record.
retired the next two hitterson
.. Boros, recent winner of the National Open at Dallas, Texas, shot a att La u Ua Gets EighthA
1 two over par 74 on the PI layout during his last visit. The two-game series with West infield outs.
Islander's will host Sixth Naval District golfers, July 17.19, for 'It Palm Beach is slated for :Mondayand Tom Ulyon doubled to inaugurate

holes of medal play and it appears the going will be tough for swingers Tuesday on the road. At Mason the home half and Ahrend

'" from Jacksonville, Memphis, Camp Lejeune, Cherry Point, PI, Field the Fliers blanked the plated the evener with a single to

t Charleston Naval Base and Pensacola. Air Force nine, 11-0, with John left. Coughlin's triple, makingthe

t'.. In the last tournament, July, 1949, Lt. (jg) Tony Grego, a local; McCaffrey on the hill. The sec count 4-3, was all Clifford
307 to clinch the champion. needed as he breezed through the
product, won the coveted title, posting a ond game was postponed becauseof
foe In the ninth without damage. 1
ship. rain.
.,. service of Sporting News,, Clifford hits
Station personnel desiring a copy /\4 Gordon Lassila registered his gave up eight ,
delivered weekly and distributed by the Jax Air News, may have aCHOOSING eighth win of the campaign in walked four and struck out fouras

copies by simply sending, a unit representative to the office, topsidein pitching a three-hit, two-walk, 11. he fashioned his sixth win of

Building 930. The paper is free, courtesy Chesterfield cigarettes 2 decision over Post Nine last the season. Ahrend paced the local

and J. G. Taylor Spink Sporting News publisher. week His mates chimed in with hitters, connecting safely in

". An article from The Bayonet, Fort Benning's weekly sheet,, nine base hits, but needed less two appearances.The .

stated that Lloyd Brill, right handed mound artist with one of the as they were abetted by 10 errors line scores:

station intramural nines, was the property of the Washington lax Navy _?.,?.001 004 231-11 9 3
foes.
Athletics. They'd better check signals up there. Connie Mack might by their youthful Post Nine _?, .....200 000 000 2 3 10
A WEAPON The Generals' two runs came
take offense. Lalllllla and Floto: Mixon and Hen-
Looking over the woodpile before in the second and gave them a (Jrichs. \

NATTCENTER his next turn at the plateis momentary lead as the Fliers i R. C. Motors ... .100 100 01D- 382
Tom Neely, classy Jax could but once until their Tax Navy .. ... .000() 011 02-, 8 0
Thursday July 10 seeond-sacker who leads score
Y Navy Horn, Locker (8), and Norville;
XfWOVIB Jack &, Beanstalk.....__.__.__... the Fliers with an average of sixth when they pushed across Clifford and )auatyn.17irp5 .
_... Abbott & Costello over 370. Neely paced City four runs. Lassila's triple in the ,
League batsmen during first third had set up the first Navy
Friday, July 11 round play with a .409 average
,MAINSIDE Inside Walls of Folsom Prison .?. and is continuing his fast paceas marker.Six .

Thursday, July 10 _.__ .. .. __ ..David Brian the Fliers hold the top spot. runs in the last three stan

Cripple Creek _.__- .. ---..._.-_ zas iced the tilt as Lassila hurledohit
Saturday, July 11 ___ .. ,,_ Tyrone Power
'
_._.George Montgomery no-run ball after the third
Tomorrow Is Another Day -, Friday, July 11
Friday, July, 11 while fanning an even dozen. # &
_-..----. _?_.Ruth Roman I Snow White & Seven Dwarfs .._.. Il( '
Tomorrow Is Another Day s. Beats R. C. Motors
Rally
.... _.. __m. ..Ruth Roman Sunday, July 13 __.. _. __ ..Disney FeatureSat.
.... .. .... 4 Sun.. July 12-13 McCaffrey was the only hitterto .
': Saturday, July-12: Duel At Silver Creek ...... ... -'
t Inside Walls of Folsom Prison_ _..---_- _.__Audie Murphy Jack & Beanstalk ..__ .__ _"'n -- --. collect more than one hit ash

;";,' ..- .._. _.____._._. .David Brian. Mon. & Tues., July 11-15 ___ __ ... ..Abbott & Costello & pounded hi out a double and two
ll singles five trips Tom Neely
Sunday,. July 13 Wait Til Sun Shines Nellie......_. Monday, July
Duel At Silver Creek .._. ._ tripled for the only other extra i'
Nellie_ .m. "" "'"
Wait Til Sun Shines _... .. .. Jean Peters:I ?S'
.. .._--_..m-_. Jean Peters Wednesday July 16 __.____ .. ....Audie Murphy base rap.Coming, J
15 from behind with two
Tuesday, July
Monday, July 11 Lady In Iron Mask .._......-.............. Tomorrow Is Another Day runs in the bottom half of the When tired, weary and thirstyn '1<
Lady In Iron Mask '."'--' --..---. _,_...........Patricia Medina 'h.
Fliers R. C. Motors town, stop by the usa and re.
__ the edged
_. __ Ruth Roman eighth
.... ______Louis Hayward
Tues. & Wed. July 15-18 NAVAL HOSPITAL Wednesday,.July 16 4-3. to keep Intact their ax a bit. The USO is located Ji

:The World In His Arms ---. .. ..-- Thursday, July 10 Wait Til Sun Shines Nellie ...--... string of four straight league victories atop the Navy-Beaches bus sta-

..Gregory Peck Diplomatic Courier_ ...Jean Peters Jim Coughlln's triple drive ion, corner of Clay and Adams ,'1 y

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VP-5 Fasron J09 VC-5. Fasron 6. VF-JQ2 Report Comdr. Matney


I New ComFairJax ',

Scouting Jacksonville Area Squadrons Legal Officer ';

,"r- tion Center and Andy Leschak,
Comdr. William B. Matney has .(;:,
AE1, went to NAS Pensacola.
and GOP
The traditional donkey
assumed duties of legal officer on 'v.
Three of the Fasron 109 supply
of the National Com'entlons ;
elephant the Staff of Commander Fleet ,
In Chicago were visited last personnel went to ANP) School Air, Jacksonville. lIe relieved i
week by Patrol Squadron Five's here. They were Jim Armstrong, "
Comdr. Dick M. Wheat last week. ,
"Young Bull", Lt.jg) Robert H. AN; Bill Bartinbach, AN; and Art Comdr. Wheat, who establish i ,',:
Hupp, AN. '.
Belter. ed the Staff Legal Office during
Departing on leave he claimed Old man stork came through
the latter part of .1949, has departed -
Ms reasons for traveling to the again, this time, delivered a bless-
'for his new duty assign-
political ed event to Chief Leroy Sulli-
Windy City hinged on
ment in the Office of the Judge
handshaking with convention big van's wife.A .
Advocate General, Washington,
wigs, but those members around hearty welcome aboard is ex- D. C. I'

the squadron who know him best tended to James Not berg, AMAAj; A native of Fort Smith, Ark.,
suspect there's a blonde in the John Aaron Ward, ADAN; Obbie Comdr. Matney was assigned to ,

woodpile! Bardwell Barkston, ADAN; James Commander Navel Operating (' ,
The CPO Club at NAS will soon Hall ADAN Thomas Bev- 'I'
I Felix ; Base, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba as !J8. '
have a new manager-Chief Joseph erly Blake, ADAN; Murry Hord- Legal and Intelligence Officer ;"

B. Casque, AEC. If he han Inger, HM3; Rober Sloan Wood, preceding his present assign- .
dles his new Job as well as he ADAN; Cledas Julian Dicks, AD- Y ZC :}ti ment.

did that of VP-5's: Electronics Division AN; Fred Crenshaw Martin, AD- 4.4. Following the outbreak of :I'

Chief, the local Chiefs' Club AN; Edward Donald Tormey, AD World War II he served as offi- P
will rank among the finest. El; King Forbes Pedlar, SA; cer-in-charge, Zone Intelligence ;
Two new pilots from the Fleet Do ml 1 nick Proscia, SA; Dave Offices in New Orleans, La., La'l

Airborne Electronics Training Un- Prussman, SA; John Andrew i redo, Texas, and San Pedro, i\\?< it at NAS Norfolk, Va., Lt. MyrulD. Remlinger, SA; and Timothy Paul Calif. ':",,
Howard and Lt. Benjamin C. Rogers, SA; Walton Jr. A02; NEW COMFAIR LEGAL OFFICER-Getting acquainted with him :,'
The next four saw
I his aides is Comdr. William B. Matney, new legal officer on the years
Horton, reported aboard recently. James Elliotte, SA; Francis R. staff of Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville. Discussing the day's in the Judge Advocate General's
Welcome, gentlemen! I Ware, SA; Ruppert R. Martin, routine with Comdr. !Matney are E. G. Clausen, ADC (seated) and Office where he was assigned as
A similar \\{'IMlmeis extendedto SA, and Robert L. Batson, SA. standing, Leo Benatar, DMMSN, (left) and Everett 1\(. Minton, legal officer to the Director of
the two new additions to VP- 's YN3. Naval Petroleum Reserves in the

Ordnance Division. Fresh from VC-5 AL2, and James K. Rice, AD3, from VS-831 at Norfolk. Office of the Secretary ,of the \
NATTC are, Manos D. Konstan- While 117 squadron membersare when they repeated the ball and I'N" '.
tine, OAAN, and Robert A. Smith, worrying about exams for ad- chain voVs recently.Five Fasron 6 Upon graduation from Okla-
AOAN. vancement, 10 others have been squadron members have Donald It. McCully, No. 3 man homa University with an LLB
Of recent interest was the pro busy sewing on rates. Three of been transferred: Lt. James F. in the education and training office degree, Comdr. Matney became ,
motion in rank of the squadron'sAir them, Kenneth A. Miller James J. Burns to Point Mugu; Lt. How passed the exam for pay a member of the Arkansas and '",
Force member, (former) Capt. Kelly, and Donald E. Turner, now ard E. Lee to Alameda; Troy L. grade E-3 and now sports three United States Supreme Court '1 r

Paul D. Apgar, USAF. Amid wear white stripes of seamen, James, AN, to Memphis for shore green stripes. James B. Manno, Bars, and prior to his commission .:1 :
jokes about making lieutenant while Charles] C. Brewer, FrankJ. duty, and Albert P. Courtney, AT- the 1st Lieutenant's yeoman, also in the Navy during the latter :
commander (his new Insignia resembles Carucio, Jr., Lewis M. Cortes, AN, and, Robert R. Jendrey, AT2, was 'successful in his exam and is part of 1940, was engaged in pri- "Ag
that of a Navy Lcdr.), Jimmie J. Fisher Lawrence V. St. to separation center for discharge. now a seaman. vate practice of law. -\I
Major Apgar passed out cigars to Onge Donald R: Sweeney, and Edward Lt. (jg) Calvin L. Klingelhoffer is Along with the more than 100 ,'"riJd
squadron personnel and sponsoredan -,.. Bentley wear green air- TAD to school. men that came to the squadronFFT In the squadron now with many :;:
afternoon "wetting down" par. man stripes. The squadron "books" were exactly and TAD when the Air Group members either going to or com- ,
ty for his fellow officers. The squadron education pro balanced though since six departed last month were several Ing from school. Edward, J. Walls,
Congratulations to the four gram has been expanding steadily. others have reported aboard for reporting- : in for regular- duty. Aus- AD1; Charles D. Lindsey, ADI, .Rand J
brand new Patrol Plane Commanders In addition to handling quali- duty. Five are officers\ from tin E. O'Toole, AOCAP( ), from Malcomb W. Rock, ADC, have .,.'j
of VP-5! They are Lt. fications for current exams, several HATWing 1: Lt. Ford S. Kelley, Pensacola; Rayomnd E. Feddersen departed for instruction at the :, .4":
Wilbur "Rip" Warlick, Lt. PerryF. correspondence courses and Lt. Nils A. A. Carlson, Lt. (jg) AK1, from VF-21; Jack E. Vought Aircraft Company In Dallas -

Hunter, III, Lt. (jg) NormanL. GED tests have been completedand Barton M. Downes, Lt. (Jg) Fred- Cooley, AD3, from the USS Leyte, I while Jackson G. Rogers, YN- ',.
Halladay, and Lt. (jg) William tests for ROTC and Naval erick H. Gralow, and Lt. (jg) Rob- and Charles D. Cox, SN, from the SN, who has been TAD to the ',.(,,
A. Gregg, IV. Preparatory School have been ert C. Hendrickson. The sixth I USS Chloris.A ComFairJax legal office, has left
A recent graduate of the U. S. given. I member Is Abner G. Hauge, ALl, rash of educationltis exists for the Naval Military Justice '\.'
Naval School of Naval Justice, School at Newport.
VP-5's Completing correspondence Scale Ladder Coming back from school were .
Newport) R. I., personnel) Together
yeoman, Billy U. Landreth, YN3, courses were Charles G. Deal, Ii Nelson] B. Rapp, AOU1, completing ] .,.
AN; Charles H. Winship, AD3, 16 weeks of instruction at the
returned from school with his
mind full of military law terms and John W. Haynes, AEAN. i Brothers Manage To Stick TogetherFor Advanced Underwater Weapons "x

And his arms laden with publications John W. Haynes, AEAN, suc- School at Key West, and Wilbur
concerning the Uniform I I cessfully passed GED college tests. Bigger Part Of 12-Year Career L. Woods, ALC, from NATTC,

Code of Military Justice. while George B. Brown, AN, and Memphis.One -
His course there ,included the Jim F. Minoughan, ADAN, passed I "Anything you can do, I can do I light cruiser Milwaukee where man who know what his
preparation) of court martial records their high school GED tests. better" or at least as well, could I they remained until June of 1941 job will be for the next few yearsis 's

the elements of military offenses Many squadron personnel have very well be the theme song of when they reported aboard the Bronce A. Waller, ADC for he
and rules of evidence. been going, are about to, or are Robert and Louie Lindsey of Fas I seaplane tender! USS Osmond In has just shipped over for six. Ile '
In follow-up, Lt. (jg) RichardF. now doing a good bit of travel I ron 109. Since enlisting: togethera gram. has already completed 11 years
The 36 members aboard the dozen years ago, the two have I naval service.
Fassula left on TAD last weekto ing. I I "
give VP-5) officer representation USS Midway for two weeks flewin had very similar careers, Including From the tender they went to After completing 23 years i i. -
at the Naval Justice School! this week, 11 others left for making the same rates at 'the FAW-3 in the Caribbean. Next the Navy, Willie :M. Callia, ADC '
operations aboard the USS Roosevelt same time. I on the joint itinerary was a tour has taken the initial step toward

Fasron 109 and 20 more are either now At present the brothers, both of duty with VP-32 at Coco Solo, retirement by signing 1 into the
Wedding bells pealed forth this on leave or planning to go. Chief Aviation Ordnancemen are Panama Canal Zone. One incident Fleet Reserve.
month as two of Fasron 109's A big step was taken this week working in the same shop in the while there brings back memories Eight more enlisted men have

stalwarts, Doyle Scroggins, YN3, I by Donald D. Beekman, AN, whenhe squadron. that both brothers would rather left for the separation center and
married Miss Mary Jones and I signed over for six more years, After recruit training at Nor- forget. civilian life: Langford H. Davis,
Walter Isham, AN, tied the knot but that step was small beside folk Naval Base In 1940, both I According to Louie, "We were ADAN; Buddy Lee Fazekas, AE3;
with Miss Louise McClung. those taken by Harry D. Welch] brothers:) were sent aboard the both, AOls then and just recently Thomas E. Reitman, AT3; CharlesP.
Fasron J09 lost five of its own advanced to that rate when we Schreck, AMAN; Richard O.
last week when Bill Bowersox, lost an anti-submarine warfare Bradley, AD2; Harry L. Christensen -

DCWCA; Bob Cramb, AM3; Ulysses target There were only two tar- AD2; Billie G. Hester, AD3;
Snider, AK2: and Vurlen] An. gets like It in the United States and Patrick Olivier, AK3. Await-
gerstein, HM2, went to Separa- Navy at the time and we both ing his release to inactive duty'
'Q [ :O had bad moments for quite awhile Lt. (jg) Robert T. Ellsworth, Jr. I
Largest Blimp AssignedTo after." Lt. Meredith K. Price has been

Navy At Lakehurst In October of 1943 they left Co- discharged' from the hospital and
Solo and to transferred to Pensacola for in-
NAS' X. J. AFPS co reported different
Lakrhurst ( ) struction
stations. Louie and subsequent assignment -
duty went to
The largest non-rigid airshipever NATTC Norman Oklahoma Donald W. Schonne, AD3
while
built is now assigned to this has been
transferred to the hospital -
brother Robert went to the 13th
Naval Air Station. Naval for a tonsllectomy. Lt. (jg)
District for shore at
duty
The ZPN, as the new ship I 18 Kenneth
Astoria, Oregon. K. Cobb has been received -
railed, la 311 feet long and 35 :kir
VF-43
from: and Lt. (jg)
feet high. Its cruising speed I I* I Donald R.. Baird comes TAD from
DO mph and it ran slow down Brother Louie later acted as an VF-174.

,>r speed up to keep pare with instructor at AO School at Nor- Plans are well underway for the ''\.'
surface craft or sulMnarlm- man, Oklahoma, then moved to summer squadron picnic scheduledfor
NATTC Jax, when the station at
Considered far superior to the
July] 18 at Camp Blanding.

WWII K-type sub hunters, the ..._ _... Norman was de-activated. When (Please Turn to Pare 5, Col 1)
--- ---- ------ -- ------- that tour
was he
chip is a helium-filled craft with completed asked
dual controls. An all-electric galley FAMILY TEAl\IWORK-Prt'sening the "tail stinger" of the for assignment in his brother's en't any definite plans for the day
compact tables and seats for' PZV Neptune are brothers AOC's Louie (left) and Robert Lindseyof I squadron and was shortly thereafter when they leave the Navy blue,
Fasron 109 who have served together for the bigger part of In VP33.According but '
eating and relaxing are providedfor their Navy careers. Each has made his advancement up the pay are pretty sure they'll only .
the 12-man crew. grade scale !simultaneously.; to Robert they hav- put 20 In.
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r- a VC-5 Gets


'Ir New SkipperCommand


>, SALTY HUMOR FROM of Composite Squadron -

+, HERE AND THERE 5 changed hands early this

..: .V.u r morning during a brief ceremony
: I :;. : The doctor was walking down when Comdr. John T. Blackburn

the street with his wife when a relinquished his position t e
"'
7' .: striking blonde in a vivid red dress 1_ Comdr. Carl R. Doerflinger, until

+' ,'(.".1.' nodded brightly and called out I o A; Y 3 rs.w recently on the Staff, Naval
'. hello Doc!" Air Advanced
.. gaily: "Why, Training Command -
The doctor nodded quickly and Corpus Christi, Texas.
walked on. His spouse eyed him F a The departing skipper, Comdr.

narrowly. k0 John T. Blackburn, has been or-
"Just where,", she demanded, dered to the Naval War Collegeat

j t "did you meet that-person?" 5 Newport, R. I. He was in

"Oh," replied i the physician, I .jz" command of VC-5, first Navy .

... "just a ;young. woman I met pro heavy attack squadron to be
t'.. fesslonally." .. formed, when it was transferredhere
"Yes?" breathed the wife. from Norfolk in Januarythis
OBSERVE THIRD ANNIVERSARY-Malaria and Mosquito Unit No. 1 celebrated its third birth-
I" :' "Whose profession yours or day last week with "open house". Doing the honors on the cake is Mrs. Sara S. Atlee, secretary with year.
't1l.. hers?" the unit. Standing by are members of the unit (left to right): Hank J. Kelm, IIM3; Stephen Beau- Comdr. Doerflinger, the new
w-; champ, IIM2; John J. Mulcahy, UN; George E. Runyan IIMC; Mrs. Atlee; Lcdr. Kenneth L. skipper, was commanding offi-
; Knight officer-in-charge; Helen Nabben SN; David L. Hayden; Norman E. Masters, IIM1; Sam '
: ;" ,: Attendant: "Your doctor is outside cer of another Jacksonvil l le
;)0.
Nudo, lUll and David Kessler, IIM1. Three members are missing from the picture. They are:
.o ':I; : : with a flat tire. What shall Theron J. Roe, CWO; Eugene J. Pozega, SA and Albert L. DiPatri, AN. squadron, Fasron 109, before his
< \ --- ------ -
: I do? I duty with the Staff Naval Air

.;.. Service Station Owner: "Dlagnose Membership Still Open Admiral Gets PatentRear Advanced Training Command in
'h it deflation the Corpus Christi.
i I' as perimeter -
..i,.." \. and charge him accordingly." Personnel Are Quick To See BenefitsOf Adm. Daniel V. Gallery, Prior to his tour of duty with
.\" Jr., Commander of the hunter- Fasron 109, Comdr. Doerflingerwas
Scouting Squadrons killer force of the Atlantic Fleet, assistant director of the tactical
(Continued from Page 4)) Newly Established Credit UnionNaval has been granted a patent on anew tests division, Naval Air

Plenty of liquid refreshment for Air Station Jax gun sight. An expert in air- Test Center, Patuxent River Md.

all hands plus ample food and lots nel are already finding person-their the members, and that it should craft carrier operations, he received A 1937 graduate of the Naval

, \ of good fun Is promised by the newly established Jax Navy not interfere with working hours.In his patent for a gun sightto t Academy, he entered flight training

S recreation committee. Federal Credit Union quite a subsequent issues, the Jax be used with aircraft machine in 1940 and later became sen-

Returning recently from instruction beneficial facility.Recognizing Air News will publish a questionand guns. ior aviator aboard USS Helena
at the Aviation Mine answer service which will : and afterwards aboard the USS
.' Maintenance Officers'i School, that investing surplus interpret various loan problemsand 18 AE Students Massachusetts. -
change in their own business f
.'. Mine Warfare, at Yorktown, Va.t members other pertinent data pertaining His new squadron, which has
will dividends of
'>." was CHGUN Joe H. Clements. reap to the Credit Union. Accepted by, Local been the nucleus from which the
) the Credit Union are purchasing
.
;Ji t Attack Wing 1 staff and
"w-: additional $5.00 shares of stock Branch of FRA Heavy
F-102 other composite units and Fas-
periodically, and others are mak-
.
.; : .- Learning the ropes fast are the ing application for new member- Eighteen men from NATTCen- rons under the wing have been ,
personnel in VF-102. Just recently ship. ter's Aviation Electrician's Mate formed, flys the much publicized
w.1'. ';" \ I established they've already succeeded School were admitted to member- AJ-1 bombers They are one of
Building 40 directly east of the
... in having a squadron blow.I ship in the Fleet Reserve Asso- the heaviest planes to land and
station bank, houses the new
out at the American Legion Hall ciation at the last meeting of take off from a carrier and havea
credit union and Thursdayand
off San ,Juan Blvd. every Branch 126. surprisingly long range and
.A Friday from 1530 to 1730 officials -
: The NATTC orchestra gave I This marked the first time in ceiling.
the doors for busi- .
open
forth with their melodious offer S
the history of the local branch

*I; ing while a dance team from Arthur ness. L5i that all members initiated at one BREEZES +
: Murray's gave the non-edu meeting belonged to the same division -
'-' .. cated a chance to goggle at some The Credit Committee is func- Shortly after the report that

: -/', ,. of their South American wiggles. tioning now at weekly meetings, The occasion was keynoted bya Russia had exploded an atomic

s: : R A welcome addition to the par and all applications for credit received speech given by former South- bomb, a young lady enrolled In
.'; :iIk;, : ty, as many of the personnel were by the close of business east Regional Vice-President Tal- Civil Defense and took a first-aid

:r .; without escorts, was a contingent Friday will be reviewed the next w madge A. Davis, now Sixth Na- course. She rushed breathlesslyinto
!t'i.f' ; of nurses from St. Luke's Hos week Those applications ap- ? val District Transportation Agent a recent meeting.

: tt ;. .. pital. proved will be processed by the "This first-aid course ia won-
; At 2400 the party secured with following Thursday.Rate derful," she cried. "As I was
"' John C. Barwell, AE1, and Ern-
I :--r" \ sentiments being expressed to the of interest payable against :1 est L. Lane, AE1, both of NATT- crossing Main Street two cars
;:; effect that another party should loans is 1% of the unpaid bal- Center's AEA) School received crashed and a man was badly

;".nt !_ be held in the near future. ance monthly, probably the low- gold membership awards for spe- hurt. He had a compound leg
t ;l: ', A vote of thanks Is due Mike est rate of interest available to cial achievement in recruiting of fracture and an artery cut, I'm

I v :I.. Milanovich, ADC; John M. Flynn, personnel aboard the station. \ new members for the Association. sure, the way he was bleeding."

:, '-'., AK2, and John Ives, A03, for Treasurer John J. Weaver. ; Guests of Branch 126 for the "And you put your training to

+j _: >' making the party a success. Mary Weaver and Joseph E. occasion were Lt. Robt. E Brum- good use ?" the instructor beamed."I .
,,. Neth president of the Board of certainly did. The minute I
I The squadron wishes Dean son, AEA) School training officer
; Directors, and other volunteers # t felt giddy, and knew I was aboutto
:' Drayer, ADAA, a speedy recovery and Machinist H. O. Fisherof
1 : report that work on membershipcards x faint, I put my head down between -
after his operation at the NAS i 1 i O &: R. Fisher ia president of
1 i-v: r hospital. .. Making it a career ...,5s progressing. Cards FRA Branch 91. my knees. In just a minute -
.*.o -- are Phil Hacker, ADC; RevU should be available for members I felt fine."
.
..- Otwell AD1; and Tony Navalany, soor Something unique for the *
....\. .. AMI. Army's Stevedoring School at Ft. You've all heard the one about

't A fine start has been made by Officials are requesting the cooperation Eustis, Va., was the recent grad- the butcher who backed Into his
uation of 19 members of Naval meat cutter and got a little behind
1'" the squadron in its squadron safety of all members in confining GLITTERING BEAUTY
o 1: '. program. According to the their credit union businessto Singing star Marilyn Ross Cargo Handling Battalion Seven. in his .business.. .
," latest ComAirLant safety totem Building 40 during the estab- models a swim suit woven out They were the first Navy men
pole; VF-102 is right near the top.A lished hours. They have issued a of gleaming 21-carat gold. The in the 10-year history of the A scotch terrier was banished
reminder that the credit union is littering garment was inspiredby school jto complete the eight- from a flea l circus because be
well done is accorded all con- the new U. S. liner, the
cerned. a separate business operated by>> "United States". week course stole the show.



.1 Knowing Your ABC's Will Prove Invaluable Should Disaster Strike I I


W.
Do you know your ABCs ? assisted by Vergil Placidi, ADC. zoned, providing realism to the instructive of gases are employed; in the train- TilE SUBJECTS are presentedby
sessions. Five radioac- ing, and the use of impregnated use of movies, lectures and
The ABCs in this case are not A PRACTICAL, realistic train- tive objects are concealed in each monitoring garments and gas practical experience as far as pos

.., those associated with the elemen- ing program has been set up in zoneand teams composed of a masks. sible. A written I examinationcloses
.
monitor and a communicator, the course, with all passing
\. tary primer. They carry today the Ground Training Building. %
.: > an even more urgent significance.t Here, during four all-day periods, learn to detect the sources of radiation THERE ARE also such personal qualified to act as monitorsin
Monday through Thursday, enlisted by means of a supersensitive safety devices as a "desimeter", case of emergency.
t :d ;J' They stand for Atomic, Biological personnel and key civilians of development of the Gelger i resembling a fountain pen which Plans also have been made by

f, ,j4'; : and Chemical Defense. the Fleet and Station, are train- Counter. registers accumulated doses of Chief Placidi! and his team of instructors +

I'I: :., \. In fact ABC warfare is considered ing for assignments to Atomic Under actual conditions, the radiation; and a film badge which, to present the course hi

J' so urgent by the entire military Monitoring Teams and Gas Detec- teams would also include a: vehicle when developed, indicates the Jacksonville to selected Civil Defense -
'. establishment that special tion Teams. driver, a recorder, and possiblya amount of radiation received ''by personnel at least two evenings
;
;
\ training courses have been made Later the course will be openedto messenger. the blackness of the negative. weekly To do this, tM

mandatory at military bases.In personnel of other commands, Much of the expensive equip- Co'ered.In. precise detail are men are volunteering part of their

accordance with the man- including NAAS Sanford and NAS ment, including six, counters, or gas detection, germ warfare, free time.
date, intensive courses in ABC Cecil Field. radiacmeters, and a Nucleometerfor atomic and chemical.decontamination The Instructor's team In addition "

Warfare have been instituted at testing food and water for communication and monitor- to Placidl, includes: DelL<'Y '

NAS Sax, under the direction of A MOCKUP OF the station has contamination, have been loanedby ing procedures, and, of course, W. Cresslon, AOC; William S. Col-

a... Lt. James M. Hill ABC officer been constructed to scale and the Naval Hospital Samples measures of self-protection. son, ADS, and Billy Collier, RD2.

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Report From Washington I

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HEADLINES HOSRITAL 3,566,900 Men In ServiceTo



Extend Vet's Benefit PeriodBy

Armed Forcei Press Srrvlcr)
The staff picnic held at the hospital !
Chairman Carl Ylnaon (D., Ga.) Airmen who take the Air Force
recreation area was a big
of the House Armed Service!I proficiency tests beginning next

success. Those on hand enjoyedone Committee has listed the present t month will learn whether they

of the largest turnouts thus ; pass or fail within a few weeksat
strength of the Armed Forces a!
'far. All staff personnel are reminded the most, the AF announce
follows: Army-1,550,000; Navy.
separate tests will be
that the Special Services AArik Thirty-one
department has planned a staff I 1,050,000 and -Air Force-966.00.. given under the program set to

picnic for each month during the The Navy total includes the Ma. start in July

rine '
summer. Corps.

The following officers I have S F ,n NR"w "*t VRy, The Bureau of Naval Personnelhas I

been transferred from the Hospi e1Ni A House;. subcommittee has approved established a program where-

tal: Lt. Wilma Sorenson to U. S. .u ell i a measure calling for ex: by officers serving under revoca- .

Naval Submarine Base, New Lon tension of veterans' preference! ble commissions with a physical
Lt. Andrew H, Thai- .. waiver may keep their commisslons -
don, Conn.; F benefits to men who entered the
helm Jr., was released to inac after- if they do not meet physical
Service April 28, 1952 and I
I GAINS SERVICE PIN-Comdr. William M. Stevens, commanding conditions for unrestricted line
tive duty: Lt. (jg) Lewis F. Bis- officer of NAS Cecil Field, presents Length of Service lapel before July 2, 1955. The bill I
st'11lo U. S. Naval Recruiting. Station -I emblem for 26 years of Federal Service to Fernie' E. Selby, Sr.. would grant preferences in government commissions. Formerly these officers -
and ONOP, Jacksonville, safety program specialist, during recent ceremonies. Fourteen job to disabled and have had their commissions ,
I other Cecil Field employess were presented with other awards. revoked.
Clementsto
Fla; Lt. t jg) Bruce H. non-disabled veterans. Veterans'preference .
*
USN Construction Battalion for federal employ
Base .Gulfport, :Miss ment expired April 28. The Armed Forces Reserve Rib- I

C Cecil Field Empioyees'Garner bon is now available to all eligible
servicemen. All regular outlets
Lt. (if) Uonel G Barraza to A pamphlet summarizing the
U. S. Naval Station, Green Cove various Federal benefits availableto for obtaining ribbons have

Springs, Florida; CWOHC William Service words Navy and Marine Corps per- sufficient stocks.. .

H. Eassett departed on Temporary sonnet now being separated from
I Credit for time in grade for en-
U
Additional Duty to the active service has been publishedby
S. Naval School (Naval Justice) Fifteen civilian employees of I truck driver, 1 year; and James the Navy, According to the listed promotions has been
Rhode Island, for courseof Naval Air Station, Cecil Field, recently -I to active duty date of \
Newport,
V. Williams, truck driver, heavy, book, any person with service reI'duced
merited awards under the in current grade, the Army
instruction in Naval Justice,
1 year. since June 27, 1950, Is considereda
and CWOHC Donald G. Mikus to Station Awards and Incentives nounces. At the same time,
Industrial Accident Prevention Korean" veteran even thoughhe
provisions for meritorious or operational
Columbia River group PacResFlt Program. have not served in the
Awards were won by Lacy E. may
In
USN Station Tongue Point, Astoria -I Comdr. William i M. Stevens, Combs Korean theater emergency promotions
Quarterman Transportation -
Oregon.The I commanding officer, made the 1 year; Walter DeBoer' Lead- e the regulation change does were not suspended.This signal an.
following officers reportedto presentations during recent cere Mechanic Power Plant 1
More than
Ingman 48,000 Marine reservists -
I easing off of the freeze on enlisted -
... the Naval Hospital for duty: monies. year; Edwin C. Lowe, Leading- have been released to inactive promotions. However, vacancies -,
Lt. (jg) William_H. Blackburn; Length of service lapel emblem man Carpenter, 1 year; Thomas duty, Marine Corps headquarters in the upper grades are

Lt. (jg) Mack S. Bonmer, Joseph went to Myra Aldridge, engine- E. Perry, Leadingman Plumber, announces. Approximately expected in August and Septem

E. Butterworth and Phillip B. Pa. man, 26 years of Federal service; 2 years, and John M. Woolf, Lead 31,000 officers and enlisted her

ty. The following hospital corps- Rayford A. Royal, pipefitter, 24 ingman Laborer, 1 year reservists still remain on active *

men reported to the Hospital for I years of Federal service; FernieE. driver, 1,year; Isaac Mayhew, Jr., duty. A booklet explaining the rights "

duty: ;Myrna L. Mendez, ,HA; Selby, Sr., safety program specialist and benefits to which retired Air
Milton L. Bradley, HN; Milton L. 20 years of Federal serv- Eliminates Separate Passes '"'
Force persons are entitled is being
Bradley, HN, and Wilbur G. Disrnuke ice. "

HM3.. I U. S. Navy Safe Drivlirg 1 New Dependent's Pass DesignedTo this planned summer for the publication AF announces.late
Awards William -
were presented to It will contain information on

Following hospital corpsmenwere M. Patterson, truck driver, Cover All Station Facilities such subjects as club, commissary
transferred: Sidney L. heavy, 9 years; James L. Lanier and PX privileges, VA bene-
.
.
Bietkenridge, HN, to USNH Pen- truck driver, heavy, 7 years; Mal- in an--- effort to eliminate me fits, and social security

/ Bacola, Fla., for duty under instruction colm M. Shuman Examiner, motor many cards and passes requiredby issuing a single dependent's pass .

in Opel ating Room Technique vehicle operation, 3 years; Joseph Navy dependents while using designed to cover all facilities A six-day: course in Medical Aspects -

; Meridith G. Raynor, HM1, W. Bolden, truck driver, naval service facilities availableto aboard the station. of Special Weapons and Ra-

released to inactive duty; and heavy, 2 years; Joe Council, truck them, the Yard Office is now The new pass will currently dioactive Isotopes will convene

Robert K. Daniel, Jr., HM2, released admit the dependent aboard the Aug. 4, 1952, at the Naval Medical

to inactive duty. NA.S. Jacksonville, Florida station and give him access to School, Bethesda, Md. Con-

All interested personnel are reminded ENLISTED DEPENDENTS PASS the Commissary Store, Hospitaland ducted primarily for the benefit

of the examinations for movies without additional of inactive Reserve medical offi-
.
advancement to be conducted In passes. cers, a limited number of medical
DATE-.3 JULY 19I NoQO .
the hospital mess-hall on the following e department officers on active duty

dates: HM3, Tuesday, July The Yard Office issues the pass may be given "authorizationorders"
MARY J. DOE.
8; HM2, Tuesday, July 15; NAME and also validates the recreational at no expense to the government

HM1, Tuesday, July 22. activities (movies) section. to attend.

Approximately fifty patients SIGNATURE __ From there the dependent must *

spent the day at the home of Mrs. OE AD3 take the pass to the various activities The selection of 1,563 Reserveand

C. D. Towers.at Atlantic Beach Dependent. 0(. Rate for approval and signature regular captains on active

for the second Beach Party of the This is a GENERAL PASS 'and duty for temporary promotion to

year, Tuesday, July 8. entitles described person to bring Commissary Store still requiresthe major has been announced by the
guests aboard. dependent to fill out the nec Marine Corps. Of these, 1,231.

It wa a grand day in the sun PtIOTOOIlA essary application form and in may be promoted as soon as au.

and salt water The Red Cross VOID AFTE 30 JUNE 1953. lieu of a pass, will sign and number thority is published and forwarded -
the gate pass in the designated to the field. Promotion of the
Canteen Corps served a delicious ff.Jtt.
.
meal, and the young ladies from space. remainder depends on the needs
#
of the Service.
Jacksonville who served as hostesses Aw't Security Officer .
were charming and gracious. In the ease of the Naval Hospital e .

All are looking forward to the the dependent need only 1
EXPIRATION DATE 30 JUNE
next outing of this type, which bring the gate pass to the Hospital >'6

will be August! 12th. when in need of medical
COMMISSARY No. Year._.___. attention.In RecordBy
On Thursday, July 10, we will I
using the Navy Exchange
celebrate of
the birthdays our _
VALIDATING nrrifin.
facilities, a Navy Exchange cardis ( Armed Force Press Service)
"July Patients" in the Recreation
Hall. As usual, the charming NAVY EXCHANGE No.. Year,_,._ still required. The CPO Club QUESTIONS
has in the past issued member 1. Two of the world's longest
hostesses from the Eccelectic
WALl DATING O"ICIAL ... ship cards to retired naval per. bridges are in New York City.
Club will be present.
sonnel and it will continue to Can you name them?
Interest, the swimming par- FAMILY HOSPITAL No Year. do so. 2. The largest dam in the worldIs

ties at the Mainside Pool each also the highest. What is its

Wednesday afternoon seems to be VALIDATING or'ICIAL It is stressed that the old gate name ? .

increasing each week. Sign up has been 3. The hottest weather
RECREATIONAL ACTIYITIES No P 53. pass not made obso- ever recorded -
ear
-
at the Red Cross by Monday f lete but is to be used until expiration pushed the' thermometerup
you can join us for a refreshing to 136
t VALIDATING OrrsCIALe date when the new pass degrees Fahrenheit. c'
splash will be issued. This new pass is Where is this hotspot?

We are looking forward to a CPO CLUB (Anchorage) No.. Year____ currently being issued to new 4. The world's largest lake U in

trip to the Stock Car Races Fri- I dependents as they apply.If North'' America. Name it.

day night, July 18th. The Stock VALIDATING orncui/ a dependent's pass is lost, 5. The combined total length' ot

Car Association has invited the NEW DEPENDENT'S PASS-This is the new dependent's pass I there will be a charge of one the Columbia and Mississippi Rivers

patients to be their guests. Keep being issued by the Yard Office It will be filled in appropriatelyas I dollar to replace it, Lcdr, RalphG. is still shorter than that of
this date in mind and sign up at ( shown here) when the dependent leaves the Yard Office I Spear, assistant security offi- the world's longest river. What
with other data to be filled in at other activities. The Is designed .
Red Cross not later than Wednesday pass t cer, has announced. This will become is the river?
to eliminate many of the cards and passes required for dependents ,
July 16th. while utilizing facilities available to them. j effective Immediately. (Answers on Page 8, Col. 1)Page


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I. Rain Slows Action In NAS ,. -.u I Fasron Grabs


",. I f Initial Leg Of


, Loop Third Round PlayHampered < Iron Man TrophyFasron


by a sudden thundershower .tilt. $ : L Six has already assur-

Monday afternoon the ed itself of the first presentation .
On Enterprise, the lighted var-
third round of NAS intramural of the NAS Iron Man Trophy,
sity diamond, Fasron 109 gaineda
Softball play got off to a slow but the actual award cannot be
7-0 forfeit win over VJ-62. ro
start as eight teams in each of made until the completion of the
Completing the list of opening
two leagues vie for berths in the current intramural Softball pro-
day tilts was VJ-2 vs. VP-5,
August playoffs. gram.
which resulted in another 7-0 affair
Although final reports on all when the Patrolmen failed to Special Services, riding in a
National League entries for the comfortable runner-up slot as a

second round were notturned* in, appear. : result of its victory in the swim-
Final National stand-
a complete list of Hospital's League ming meet cannot overtake the
Ings for the second round (Incom-
I games was available and it disclosed leaders as the unit was not en-
that the corpsmen walked plete): tered in Softball competition.V .
T.... W. L.
C 5 Communications and
off with their second straight tl- Hospital ..... ... ........... ]0 0 ,
tie on the strength of a 10-0 rec VP Infirmary 2 ... ............... 7 C 3 2 ONE OF l\IANY-Seorln on a close play for ANP) Studentsis FAW-11 are the only other unitsto
ord. Commissary- 'Store :;::::::: 4 2 Tom Savage who comes across in the first game of a best-of- better the thousand point total,
O & R ... . . ......... 3 2 three series playoff with Special Services-First Lts. for the NAT- but none are in contention for
VP-861 Leading 10-2 Photo Lab .. ............ 3 6
Operations .. ............... 3 6 TC first round Softball crown. SS-First Lt. catcher Don Frey attempts the first crown.
VP-861, first round winner In NARTU ...................; 2 5 tocut, down Savage, but the Student star slid under the Standings pending the completion
o the American League, was only; O Supply* G......:................. 2 2 5 5FAW11 throw to score. ANP( ) Students swept the series with 16-0 and 14- of Softball, are:

one out away from a victory over ::::: ::::::. :.:.4 2 ,8 4 victories. Teaw p.lat.
Fasron Six 2570
VP-3 Monday before rain forced -
cancellation of the game. The 86- ANP) StudentsTake Special Service* 1630
am' VC-5 1210
ers led 10-2 in the bottom of the sex( news Comunlcatlonf 1000()

fifth, but let time and the rain First RoundIn FA W.I 1 1060
deprive them of the win. { PersonnelNARTU 8(10()

All rained out will be 770
games Center CircuitAN O and R 770
:re-scheduled at a later date. DOrLS VP-3 110

FuroR 109 Triumphs (P) Students climaxed their Fasron 109 J 620
600
Hospital
Fasron Six held a 6-3 marginover uphill fight in the: NATTCenter Com Fair. Jax 600

HAW-1 on Yorktown diamond intramural Softball race by cap- VJ-62 550

in the top of the third, but turing the first round title with O and G 550

f again the rain took over the Iron two straight wins over Special- VC-62 520

i Man: Trophy leaders, who were Services-First Lieutenants in a VP-5 VF-174 510 460
Wilson
forced to settle for a no-decision Sobieraj Sweep playoff series last week. Supply 370

The playoffs best two-of-three, Marine DetachmentInfirmary 260
260

Four QualifyFor Duval County Net MeetPlace clubs were necessary finished regular when scheduled the two Fasron Commissary 51 140 160

play in a dead heat. .

6th ND the names of Ben Sobieraj To hardy Jerry Allison goes Pistolmen Steal r
and Leon Wilson on your list of Park in late June. Wilson and Sobieraj credit for both mound victoriesfor

were playing at Newport.but the Students, who swept to
in service competition
Links MeetLocal tennis aces
it's as smooth a combination as Jax Navy sent their number a 16-0 triumph in the first con- Show At Ocala;
two doubles team of Davis Lewis test and were leading 14-4 in the
.. has hit here in a long time
linksmen fought a 27- and Jack Webb to the finals be- second when rain halted play. The NationalsGarnering

hole duel on the local links last Tuesday the JaxNavy's prize fore bowing tq a power-laden Pen- game had progressed more than I Eye

Monday to decide Jax Navy's package of court dynamite added saloca duo. half way before the rains came a coveted gold tro-

representatives in the coming the Duval County championshipsto In gaining the individual title and with the Students far out in phy, symbolic of the Master Class

Sixth Naval District Tournament their list of tournament sweeps, at Newport, Wilson defeated Lt. front-by 10 runs, the fray became championship, Allan C. Johns

to be held at Parris Island finishing one-two in singles and Tillis, DesLant; Lt. Johnson, Sec- theirs. paced a team of Jax Navy pistol

July 16-18. mixed doubles play and teamingfor ond Marines; Ensign Stengel. USS Leroy "Pappy" Davenport, lone shooters to a clean sweep in the

The men to represent Jax Navyin the men's doubles crown. Salerno Bay and Sobieraj, while hurler to twirl a no-hitter in NAT- recent Ocala Pistol Tournament.Jesse .

the tourney are Ken Sutton Riding a crest of two consecu- Sobieraj bounced Lt. Bums, Quon- TC league play this year, was on Blanton won a third ex-

who shot a 35-35-39 for a 109;; tive service tourney sweeps, the set Point, R. I.; Ensign Stengeland the mound for the Special Serv- pert bronze medal while James T.

Dave Moody with a 39-40-36 for AirLant and Atlantic Fleet cham- Wilson enroute to theNor ices-First Lts. in both games. He Carney took the silver medal for

115; Mal Hirsch, 37-38-44-119,, pionships, Sobieraj and Wilson folk crown. was charged with both defeats. his championship in the second

and Jerry Morrison with a 42-42- found little trouble in disposingof Sobieraj and Wilson entered the Final first round standings: sharpshooter bracket.

40 for 122.Earwin Jacksonville competition on the Woo LettIe Tet. for the first time in
Park courts. Duval County tourney ranked one- S.S. "& lit Lt. ......... 18 4 .818 Shooting
Scott of Green Cove Boone ANP( ) StudenU....... 18 4 .818 tournament competition Paul J.
found
Sweep Third Straight Meet> two, respectively, and easy AE School . ... .. 17 5 .772
will head another foursome from
.. sailing until they reached the finals ANP( > Ships Company ..14 8 .636 Pegg notched a gold trophy for
Green Cove Naval Station which Sobieraj, the bantam St. Louis Air Craft Maintenance .:.13 9 :.591 in the first marksman di-
victory
against each other. The quiet Medical .. . .. ... .... 12 10 .545
is entering its own team. University star, bested Wilson in natured star with the loud AO Students ............ 10 12 .455 vision. Completing the Jax ros-
college AK Students ............10 12 .455
the finals of men's singles play, sounding forehand and smashing Personnel .. ............ 65 .266 ter was Irwin.. Claxton, win-
Warren Boston 6-1 and 9-7. Wilson and Marthi Supply 5 17 ..227 ner of the second marksman class
of
Spahn the
:
not to be de-
overhead shot was Ad Ships Company .... 5 17 .227 "
Braves set a major league record Cochran, however, teamed to nied his number one ranking, how- Marine. .. ... .. ....... 4 18 .181 I and a silver medal.

: for strike outs in two consecu- down Sobieraj and Evelyn High- ever, and after a bitterly contested many as possible and hopes are The local shooters have gained

tive games when he fanned 11 smith for the mixed doubles match emerged the champion. high for continued domination of recognition for their work

Reds, 'June 18. Added to the Ifi crown, 7-5, 8-10, 6-2. With summer tennis tourna- each meet. All eyes are of course throughout the South and are expected -

wilts the stylish southpaw reg- The appearance of Navy's potent ment now In full swing the Jax focused on All-Navy play that will to rate high for national

istered in a 15-inning loss to the pair in the singles finals was Navy team plans on attending as be held in the near future. honors in coming tournaments.

Cubs four days earlier, the two not a rare sight. Previously So- a. .
.. .. .. .. __ .__' ......... .-. S
-- --h
game total of 29 strikeouts was bieraj had defeated-Wilson for the Red Cross Revives

one better than Bob Feller's AirLant title and Wilson promptly

American League mark set in reversed the decision at Newportin P4 'Survival Campaign'"Survival
> YC. ?
1938 and four more than Dazzy Atlantic Fleet play.In Swimming", revisionof

Vance of the Dodgers racked up both tourneys Wilson and So- wartime functional swimming ,
-
in 1926 and 1928. ieraj t teamed for the two-man title program soon will be taught by
the Red Cross instructors. Pri-
the wins hard earned after
mary change in program is that
torrid competition with some of
Play Ball America- now instruction can be given to
the outstandingracket wielders in
Give So They May Live nonswimmers as well as those
service ranks. ..
hk ,>,
< who have skill.
some
"Play Ball AmericaGive Minn 6th No Tourney w
,
x Two courses have just been established -
That May Live.." With When the Sixth Naval District
They for armed forces and
this slogan and President Tru- eliminations were held at Boone for prospective servicemen end

man's endorsement, organized Q- "
When Jim Rivera of the St. women. .basic course for non-
baseball is carrying out it's
Louis Browns swiped second swimmers, advanced course for

scheduled 30-day blood donor base June 14, in St. Louis, it swimmers in need of additional

recruitment campaign until marked the first stolen base k < training. Aim: to teach skills for
July 15. .to maintain adequate
charged against Joe Astroth of safety while in or on water.
level of blood donations the Philadelphia Athletics this Schools colleges, camps and

during summer months. Astroth previously had rT. other groups, as well as military
All major and minor league year. r installations to
thrown out nine would be I expected give
baseball teams will use every thieves. survival swimming program. In-

1 medium available to stimulate ......-.--........ J structor's manual ARC 1059
blood donor pledges. Coopera- Key West, the nation's south- I will be available to chapters by
ting are Department of De- ernmost city and President Tru- BRING BACK THE BACON-The Atlantic Fleet and AlrLant July 1).
fense, Red Cross Blood Pro- singles and doubles tennis championship have come back to Jax, I
man's winter vacation spot, be- thanks to Leon Wilson (left) and Ben SobleraJ (right). The two
Jewish War Vet- !
and Do nice
for a pleasant -
gram you yearn
came a member of Organized Jax Navy netmen combined to sweep doubles play in the Air-
erans of the United States. Ball when it was awarded the defunct Lant meet at Norfolk and Atlantic Fleet tourney at Newport, R. place for relaxing while in
Letter group suggested project Fort Lauderdale franchisein I. Wilson won the Atlantic singles title while Sobieraj copped the Jax. Stop by the usa, topside
adopted by Baseball Commissioner AlrLant singles, both defeating each other In finals of both tour- I the Navy-Beaches bus station, corner M
A Ford Frick.. the Class B Florida International naments. In the center is Vice Adm. John J. Ballentine, Commander and Adams. .
League. Air Forces, Atlantic Fleet, who made the trophy presentations.. Clay .




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GIVES HIS FOURTH Another
World War II veteran, Edwin L. -:- Births -:-

Rollins, FN, of Green Cove I
t' I
II} : Springs Naval Station, pays back Listed below are the births as
FOR RENT { .'.1 blood he received during sea bat reported by the Naval Hospital
tle in 1943. It was the fourth-pint s d
1 bdrm unfurn., kitchen equipped, : volunteered by Rollins. Preparing between the period June 16 and

$65 per mo. 1601 Hamilton, 1 r the donor at the NAS Blood July 2.Cpl. I
Center is attendant L. E. Alley
and
Lakeshore. R. Bell, 88-9858. .,.t', 111\1%. Clifford O. Walker
; ; ;:, Mrs. Lauonia M Walker, a son,
.
Furn. apt., pvt. ent., 2148 Rosselle, ..
weighing 8 Ibs., 3 ozs., on June
Mrs. Emery, 7-5461.
16.
Furn. rm., pvt., 1768 Mayvlew Rd.,,
Fairfax Manor. Mrs. J. Joseth,, First Class Engineman EdwardF. .,

Jecha, Jr., and Mrs. Virginia f.t
Ph. 6-9246 or 2-0388 after 1930. ,f t<
Jecha, a son, weighing 7 Ibs., and -
2 bdrm. unfurn garage apt., 754
14 ozs., on June 16.
River Blvd., Orange Park. Mrs.
Sgt. Gerald C. Miller and Mrs.
L. B. St. Petery, Ph. 112-8-2222,
k Doris "You mean you came all the
J. Miller, a daughter,
Furn. rm., 1016 Mary St., South-
way over here just to meet
weighing 6 Ibs., 10 ozs., on June
side. A. E. Bahb, 98-1313.: 17. American men?" '

2 bdrm. unfurn house 4369 Long- t
Electronic Technician 3rd Class
fellow, Ortega, $65 per mo. Mrs. A hillbilly discovered a mirror 4 ..
Albert L. Morgan Jr. end Mrs.
,
Mahby, 2820 Harvard, Ph. 88- which had been left behind by i
8452. Naomi M. Morgan, a daughter,
weighing 6 lbs. 4 ozs., on June some campers.
\\
5 & bath furn. $67.50 I
rm. apt. per 17. He had never seen one before _

mo., 1915 Woodmere Drive. Mrs. 'Blood For Men Electronic Technician 3rd Class and upon looking into it exclaimed i'

Acheson, Ph. 8-4267. James W. Walker and Mrs. Aloma "Well, if it ain't my old pap
.
Furn. rm., 5002 Colonial Ave., I M. Walker 7 lbs. py, I never knowed he had his
I a son, weighing ,
Lakeshore. Mrs. Wilton, Ph In Korea Is Center Senior '1U ozs., on June 17 picture tooked." _

2-0290. Aviation Machinists' Mate 2nd He sneaked the picture home
Dbl. Mrs. S. R. Houston, 2601 Dental OfficerIs
rm. A Fair Trade'Blood Class Albert R. Gastiger and Mrs. and went up to the attic to hideit.
Ph. 8-2770.
Park, PromotedLast Helen A. Gastiger, a daughter, But his wife spied him and later -
Furn. & dbl.! rooms, 3889 Oak. '
sgl. for the men in KoreaIs
weighing 6 Ibs., 8 ozs., on June slipped up to the attic and
Mrs. N. A. Williams, Ph. 2-2691. a fair trade so Edwin L. Rol- Monday: probably would 18. found the mirror.

3 rm. furn. apt, 919 Rosselle St. lins, FN, Green Cove Springs have been Just a routine dayforthe "
Seaman Eugene Sykes and Mrs. "Hmmmm, she thought, look
Mrs. E. H. Rhodes. Ph. 8-2655. Station believes
Naval
Dental officer at the
Senior Christine Sykes, a daughter, ing into the mirror; "so that's\ the
1 rm turn apt, 528 Clinton Dr..
Wounded during a World WarII Naval Air Technical Training weighing 7 lbs., 12 ozs., on June old hag he's been running around
Orange Park Mrs. Reaugh, Ph. sea battle, Rollins knows the Center. Routine that is, exceptfor 18. with."

112-8-4702, after 160'0.S value of this life-giving plasma.It one thing-he made Captain. Lt. John C. Wilschake and Mrs.

rm. furn. cottage opposite NAS. was June 23, 1943, and the C ap t, W en.L- Frances E. Wilschake, a daughter, B. B. Strickler and Mrs. Mary Y.
R K. Schulz, Air Base Trailer Inaction ell Naish officially Strickler, a daughter, weighing S
USS Saratoga was engaged weighing 6 Ibs., 11 ozs., on June
Park, Ph. 2-5410. with a submarine off the acknowl- 20. 5 Ibs., 414' ozs., on June 23.

Furn. rm., 3642 Ernest, Murray Japanese coast. Rollins received edged on Mon Ii Storekeeper Seaman James F. Aviation Machinist's Mate

lull Mrs. Neal Ph. 2-8126 or second degree burns on the day, July 7, receipt Olean and Mrs. Anna C. Olean, First Class Paul Albright Lazos

8-4411. chest, arms and face and broken i of his a daughter, weighing 6 Ibs., 9li and Mrs. Christine S. Lazos, a

Will share home. Mrs. W. L. legs when a torpedo explodedin four stripecommis ozs., on June 20. son, weighing 7 Ibs., 114 ozs.,. on .

Sherwood, 1132 Edgewood Ave., the forward flreroom. i r Hospital Corpsman First Class June 21. F.Chief .

... Ph. 8-6076. He was first treated aboard sion, which I I Storekeeper Francis E.
t
would like to
Business woman the Saratoga, and then flown dates back to I Springer and Mrs. Olive H, .

share 2 bdrm. home. Mrs. James, back to San Diego where he the first of the NAVY WIVES I Springer, a son, weighing 7 Ibs., II

Ph. 98-1211 after 1700. was hospitalized. It was many month. Capt. Naish 114 ozs., on June 22. \

2 bdrm. unfurn house with garage months before he was able to return I Prior to assuming his duties at CORNERThe I Aviation i Chief Machinist's I

4725 Merrimac Ave., Lakeshore. to hiS carrier.A NATTC last December, Captain Mate Pete Segat and Mrs. June

)Irs. Caroline Teasley, Ph. 8- willing donor, this Houston, Naish was Chief of Dental Servo regular meeting held last I J. Segat, a son, weighing 7 Ibs.,

6119. Texas lad has just given his ices aboard the hospital ship USS Wednesday was attended by a 14 ozs., on June 23. .

FOR SALE fourth pint of blood, his third to Repose, serving in the Korean number I Chief Gunner's Mate JamesW.
1 bdrm. ranch style home, 12058 large of members and
the Blood Center here at NAS campaign.For .
Normandy Blvd. E. C. Wolfarth, guests. Dollar and Mrs. Alma B. Dol. ,

Ext. 578. Jax. service in connection with Among the guests was Mrs. lar, a son, weighing 7 Ibs., 5'4'
.
this effort against the
2 bdrm. unfurn house with garage, military Helen Friend, National Treas- ozs., on June 24.

4725 Merrimac Ave. Lakeshore.Mrs. enemy, he was awarded a citation urer. She is here to visit and also Airman Apprentice Donald D.

Caroline Teasley Ph. 8- signed by Vice Admiral C. Turner to congratulate the club on win- I Bramham and Mrs. Hilda Bram-

6119. Joy Commander Naval Forces, ning the Membership Trophy ham, a son, weighing 6 Ibs., 11
Far East, on April 30 of this year.
5 rm. bungalow with garage. 5242 II this year. ozs., on June 24.
I
Tremont, $1,250 down, $46 per + JII/I frfCl J S Aviation Machinist's Mate 3rd
II I .
mo. C. B. Wright, Ph. 8-5784. New War College HeadLt. It was voted to have one meet- Class William S. Colson and Mrs.

6 rm. house, 4638 College St., Gen. Howard A. Craig, In- ing a month, during the summer I Merry B. Colson, a daughter,
Work of closing out the old fis- spector General, USAF, has been I months. That will be I
about $1,500 down Mrs. A. J. meeting I weighing 7 Ibs., 9',4 ozs., on June .
Tidd, Ph. 8-4760. cal year and beginning the new nominated to succeed Lt. Gen. held the first Wednesday of each 25. ,

Hi bdrm. home, 1',1, bath. FHA fiscal year is top activity in Sup- Harold R. Bull, USA, as Commandant I month. I Seaman Nicholas Civitello and
ply and Fiscal, according to key of the National War
financed 1283 Wolfe St. Mrs. The refreshments served at
Mrs. Doris J. Civitello, a daughter .
W. T. Gibbs, Ph. 2-4284 or 8- personnel in the Supply Depart College in July, ,1952. The assignment : Bingo last Thursday were such a weighing 7 Ibs., Hi ozs., on (,

0980. ment. is alternated betweenthe hit, it was decided to continue June 25.

MISCELLANEOUS: Additional work loads have Services every three years. I serving them. .

been on most employees, and the .Lt. Thompson M. Warren and
Lost-Pilot's license and pilot's I
Mrs. Ethelee B. Warren
a
identification card. L. J. Green, following are currently vacation The sermon went on and on and I For the patients at the Depen- ,
ing: H. Diggett and wife are visiting daughter, weighing 2 Ibs, 534ozs
Ext. 315. on. At last the vicar paused and dent's Clinic, a regular atten- 1

Found-Ronson cigarette lighter. their son in Raleigh, N. C.; asked, "What more, my friends, I' dant has been placed there in the on June 27. f'
Gilbert E. Moore, Supervisor, Is on Airman George R. Fox and \
Don Carol, Ext. 4952, MAD can I say? I' Nursery. The days will be Mon- '
two weeks vacation at Lake SantaFe. Mrs. Rosetta Fox, a son, weigh-
Barracks. W. W. Wentzell, Ext. From the back of the church day, Wednesday and Friday and
8473. Three daughters' activities' came a voice: "Amen." hours will be 0900-1200 and 1300- 'Ing 4 Ibs., 14 ozs., on June 27. (

Ride wanted-Old Beach Rd. & and lots of fishing are Mr. 1600. Lt R. L. Robinson and Mrs.

Chaseville Rd. Intersection, to Moore's "relaxation" plans. ite J. Dunnam and Ruth A, Longto This service is brought to you Doris C. Robinson, a daughter, ,!

NAS Supply, hrs. 0730-1600. H. r Stock Control; Minnie B. Ellisin thru the courtesy of the Navy weighing 7 Ibs., 10 ozs., on June

Kenneth and Oretha Wilkins, Procurement James P. Hill, 29.
f R. Smith, Ext. 8312. ; Wives Club and is free of charge. "

Will share ride with one driver both Stock Control employees returned Labor and Equipment; Steven L. A committee has been formedto Cpl. James L. Suber and Mrs. :

until Aug. 15. Vicinity Oak & recently from two weeksin Schuessler, back from military see that broken toys and torn Jewel B. Suber, a daughter,

Asheville and Chimney service, In Storage Dept., and Madrid I,
King to O&R, hrs. 07001530. H. Rock linen at the Nursery be replaced.One weighing 5 Ibs., 14-3/4 ozs., on
N. C.'Mrs.. P. Lawrence to Traffic Sec-
Clark, Ext. 731. new member was voted June 29.Chief .
Alice Salyard visited Day- tion. into this week.
the club
Riders ride wanted
or MurrayHill Hospital Corpsman C. J.

area to Cecil Field. Con tona over July 4th week-end '\ '?'.-- ._.. '- --- ._. .... ... ... Pares! and Mrs. Mary Paresi!, e ,
Bill and Mary Lou Light went : : ,
tact M. W. Reed Leading r- : son, weighing 6 Ibs., 14 ozs., on
fishing In Welaka Dorothy .
Chief's Office, VC-62. June 29.Electronic.
Murphy went to Pompano Beach
Riders wanted-Leaving for Los Technician Linwood
and Miami George Hyde .1
Angeles, California on July 16, 1/--: I H. Young and Mrs. Joann A.
says he spent the entire week-end ,
"
0001 IU. 80 share J. daughter
expenses. "" Young, a weighing 7
trying to get one room painted, : .
R. McFarlane, Ext. 263. ... '.... ., __ J lbs., 8-3/4 ozs., on June 30.
and hasn't finished yet. ... ,
"- Aviation 1 i Electrician First

For The Record I* e K g y Burton, and husband I i'4. -I IL Class G. E. Ludger and Mrs.

(Continued from Page 3)) Robert Burton, AM1, are back Dolores R. Ludger, a daughter,

ANSWER I from a 30-day leave in California L weighing 5 Ibs., 4i* ozs., on
June 30.Airman.
1. GeorgeV a h I In g tOil and Lois Printz and Charles J.

Uroll"-\\1 irt.".fone. Printz, AEC, left for duty at NAS, i Richard WhiteheadJr.

2. Hoover, Dam Arizona-Neva San Diego. Chief Printz recently ., and Mrs. Barbara A. White-

da; capacity 3l.lfi.000 acre<< completed a training; period at head, a son, weighing 8 Ibs., 3 ft

feet; heights I 70 feet. NA TTC. ozs., on July 1.
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3. Lake 1I1| *rlnr, area-31.820 Personnel records indicate the BIGGEST 'EGG EATER.-The World's largest helicopter, the Gunner's Mate Third Class

"<|iiare mill'''. following civilian I additions in jet-propelled XII-17, built by the Howard Hughes Aircraft Com Charles E. Ames and Mrs. Beverly
for the U. S. Air Force, is photographed officially for the
5. The Nile, approximately| | 1,000 Supply and Fiscal: Shirley G. first pany time. The hue 'copter is slated for a series of tie-down tests A. Ames, a daughter, weigh.A

lUll,.. l Inn"t'. Belyea, to Disbursing; Marguer- prior to its first flijl.t. ing 7 lbs., 15'. ozs., on ..

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