Jax air news
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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: October 16, 1952
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Holding Location: University of Florida
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"- A WELCOME HOME-Tense moments were experienced by wives and home" signs (left). Comdr. Larry Gets, Commander CAG-4 right) receives a ."
I M:, children as they anxiously awaited return last Sunday of pilots of Carrier Air I biff kiss from daughter Bonnie on his return. : 1
4'? Group 4 from the Mediterranean area. Families even waited with "welcome I

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; Out For Moralsi UQ -: /'- .,,
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VOL-10 No. 28 U. S. N. A. S. Jacksonville, Florida 16, Oct. 1952

f|f, Time ,is running out. Two Return Home

; .F. weeks remain before the Noember Murals PlannedFor

1f deadline for the Morals Throngs of Navy wives,

Essay Contest, and a chance tfs Walls Of children and close friends i
at NAS Cecil Field
to win valuable prizes. gathe-ed
and, NAS Jacksonville last
rr.. Libraries report that many Mainside Mess"White week-end to welcome home
t",., are doing research on their papers
: officers and
Hats" will eat in over 1,000 men
q"" which are to be submitted
of two Fleet Air Jacksonvilleair
-: : in legible form, typed or written plush surroundings! The na from lengthy Med.
\f'; in ink, on SxlOVi paper. All tion's finest dining halls will iterranean groups cruises. '

II, > .\\J themes must be on the general have nothing on the Naval Air Arriving at Cecil Field were
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; subject of "Moral Values" and Station Main Mess Hall, if personnel of Carrier Air Group 1
be between 300 and 800 words in materialize.It .
'',*- 3a3 ,eY. present plans who left Jacksonville\ last May for
length. is hoped to decorate the duty aboard the carrier USS

Contest Pushed Mainside Mess Hall walls with Wasp.

L. Since officals have announced mural paintings. All paintingswill Gone Five Months

x. the contest, it is understood that carry the Naval motif, Carrier Air Group 4 pilots and
other commands throughout the and will be done locally. enlisted men returned to NAS

station ere pushing the competition The call is out for "within- Jacksonville from duty aboard the

.3a. within their own ranks. ': lrf s t i Ai Ar w set at Mlt the-ranks" artists who would carrier USS Coral Sea. The group

Essays are to be submitted in REGISTER FOR OFF-CAMPUS STUDY- Anne Simmons, like to cooperate on the proj- departed this area in April.
sealed envelopes through division AKAN (standing right) and John E. Miklos (standing left), gen- ect. Comprised of Fighter Squadrons
officers or unit commandersto eral extension division representative of Florida give instruct Artists willing to volunteer 12, 13, 14, and Attack Squadron F

the Essay Contest Committee, ions last Thursday's to applicants registration for college close courses to a offered hundred_at people NATTCenter.signed for At their talent and time can contact 15, Carrier Air Group 1 participated

youChaplain's Office, Building 750, various courses.Enrollment. the Special Services office In recently concluded air-
NAS. Judges will represent all topside, Building 930, sea-land maneuver Mainbrace.
Of 118 Mainside. Fighter Squadron ,11, until recently

a unit of CVG-1, is now on

1st Valuable and 2nd Contest place,Prizes Wrist Credit Courses Start detached duty aboard the carrier
College USS Kearsarge in Korean waters.
+' Watches; 3rd and 4th place, Visited Foreign Ports
Cameras, 5th and 6th place;
Pen and pencil sets; 7th and Jacksonville squadrons attachedto
With Heaviest EnrollmentCourse Air Group 4, which operated in
8th place, Cigarette lighters,
the Mediterranean during the
and 9th and 10th place, Key
cruise are: Fighter Squadtuii wJ,
chains. enrollments for off-campus college study here 43, 44, and Attack Squadron 45.

F+ reached an all-time high of 118, as ninety-four people regis- Detachments from Composite
the commands concerned. tered last Thursday for this semester's classes. Squadron 62 accompanied both
Officers are not eligible for Four of the courses exceededthe act x sR j .
last air
who did not get to register groups.
prizes, but are invited to partic 15 student minimum requiredand While the primary purpose of
will be awarded will definitely be offered this Thursday, can do so by calling
p, ipate. They the cruises of both groups was to
medals for first, second and term. General Psychology was the 8532 or by attending the first or I provide Naval air power for the

third place. popular choice with an enrollmentof second class meeting of the de- the Sixth Fleet, officers and men

( Honors Awaits WinnersIt 23 students. Basic Mathematics. sired course. frequently had the opportunity to
has been indicated that if attracted 21 students Effective go ashore In various European

the contest is successful on this Speaking 19 students and Freshman DROPPED from the schedulefor countries.

station, it may be used in the English 101, 18 students. lack of sufficient enrollmentare ii Commander of Air Group 1 Is i;

Morals Program throughout this 0 Freshman English 102, Elementary Comdr. Richard S. Rogers. Comdr. +
District and further in the Navy. While Personnel Management Larry R. Geis is Commander oC a
I Accounting, Problems In
The winning essay may receive drew only 10 students, United -, "" ..- Air Group 4.
i Personnel Management and Geography .
States History only seven stu- 4Citation -r
nationwide publication. Cl'fEDLt.. Col. Paul S.
dents, and Political Geography only of the Far East. Those
in Treiiel, commanding officer of
Editorials now appearing For
seven, these classes will also who have signed for these cours-
Air News fineis the Marine Barracks, presents
the Jax are
(Please turn to Page 2, Col. 3)
start on schedule in the hope that
guides' for those preparing pa Letter of Commendation with
will be increased to Korea VetA
<: pers. Back Issues are availablein ribbons and medal pendant to
. '. the Air News Office, Building fifteen each.EnroJlment. WEATHER OUTLOOK 2nd Lt. Cecil Woodcock. Lt. Letter of Commendation with : "

930. Participants may also consult will be left open Friday-Showers A.M., cooler. Woodcock received the award ribbon and medal pendant was t s
; division officers for help on through the second class meeting Saturday-Clear and cool. for outstanding service in Ko- presented to Second Lieutenant -

the project. I of all courses. Interested personnel, Sunday-Partly cloudy, warm. rea ,combat. Cecil Woodcock, In a simple ceremony r

i, Naval Air Station An Even Dozen Years Old This Weekcountry. ing Lt.racks.Lt.Col.officer.last Paul Friday of S. Treitel the In Marine the, command-office Bar.of f

''l'Ji vanced Training Command) and ville with the establishment of Woodcock, who has been In .
Air Station Jacksonville -
Naval i the Seventh Naval District. Fleet Air Jacksonville in Novem- the Marine Corps for the past ten F

:' old this is an week.even dozen years HISTORY shows that NAS Jax ,. ber, 1918.NOW I years, was commended for his superior ?
t' :' the Naval efforts in rebuilding a platoon ,(
ALSO housed

: It was exactly 12 years ago yes- assumed its place in naval aviation IT huge
Technical Center WITH the dredging of the In the First Marine Division {
terday on October 15, 1940, that on October 15, 1940, when Air Training
NAS Jax was commissioned. Capt. Charles P. Mason was In- which was deactivated and Mayport basin for carrier berth while in action in the Korean
' \ transferred to Memphis, Tenn., in ing nearing completion and the theater.
.\ Although young, as far as major stalled as the first commandingofficer.
i' ." military Installations go, Naval 1948 and reactivated here in Jan first carrier expected to dock Shortly after being commis.
,,, Air Station Jacksonville has During the days when it was a uary 1951. The Center has added there soon, it is. well on its way stoned In June of last' year, Lt

'"<' made vast progress In its 12 years training base, some 10,000 naval Importance to the base. The Cen- to achieving recognition as a. Woodcock was ordered to duty In

;' of existence. It is today becoming aviators were trained here, as well ter, which Includes 6,000 studentsin major aviation center. Korea where he was assigned a '

.. more and more an Integral &3 10,000 air crewmen. It has eight schools, occupies 79 build- The station 'also plays an important mortar platoon which was drastlcally -

;1<. I part of the national defense program 'been the headquarters of the Na- ings. part In..the economic life below strength.He .
t-:; and ranks aa one of the val Air Operational Training Still more importance was add- of Jacksonville. ". Figures reveal la presently serving as Ad.
: : major military Installations in the Command (later changed to Ad- ed to Naval Air Station Jackson- I (Please turn to Page 2, Col. 5) jutant at the Marine Barracks .j


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Report From Washington
College Credit

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es have can their either money designate refunded.All another. or Over 31,000 Vets Apply For

Published every Thursday for Navy activities at Naval Air classes will meet In Building

Station Jacksonville, Fla.NAS, Jacksonville 801, Naval Air Technical Train- 01 Education Training

Ing Center. Some have already ,
Capt. Burnham C. McCaffree. Commanding Officer
Comdr. James II. Armstrong._ ....._.Executive Officer started this week. Schedule of (By Armed Forces Press Service)
Lt. Dave Barksdale ...________._ Public Information Officer first class meetings is as follows: I and the number of officers enter
Fleet Air Jacksonville Tuesday, Oct. 14, 1830, General I More than 31,000 veterans with ing the Army from the ROTC

Rear Adm. Osborne B. Hardison_.__._.._._._.___._Commander Psychology; post-Korean service applied for program. Operation of all nine '... I'
Capt. Howard V. Hopkins, __ Chief of Staff Per- officer candidate schools will
Wednesday, Oct. 15, 1900, education and training under the b.
Fleet Air Wing Eleven Effective continued reduced scale.
sonnel Management, on a "
Capt. Arthur S. Born_ .... .. Commander new K-Vet Bill during the first '.
Comdr Joseph T. Thornton Chief Staff Officer Speaking; Beside lowering quotas stan- ,.
ten days of the program..The
Oct. 16 1830 Fresh- dards for selecting candidates ;
Naval Air Technical Training Center Thursday, ,
Capt. Edwin R. Peck. ... .__......_..............._....._..Commanding Officer man English 101; Veterpns Administration pointedout will be raised.; 1
Comdr. Richard S. Stuart___ .Executive Officer Monday, Oct. 20, 1830, United. that although the new law {

Naval Hospital States History; was signed July 16, its educationand Armed Forces installations :
Capt. Dwight J. V\ carton.____ Commanding Officer Tuesday, Oct. 21, 1830, Political training provisions did not have been urged by the Defense
Capt. T. F. Weinert. .Executive Officer .
Geography, Basic Mathematics: take effect until Aug. 20 The fig- Department to support and col-
lect contributions for the 1953
Capt. Easton B. Noble Commanding Officer ure represents enrollment as of;
Comdr. Anthony Trusso Executive OfficerThe To Continue the end of August. The new K- Community Chest campaign. The
Vet Bill allows a veteran l/4 USO, USO Camp Shows, and

JAX AIR NEWS Is published weekly at the U. S. Naval Air Station days of training for each 'day several other organizations for
Jacksonville Florida I and printed commercially I with non-anproprlatcrt funds Program For entertaining servicemen and I
at no expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P-35. Rev. in Service'after the outbreak of '
Nov. 1945. Copies are distributed free ot charge at the Naval Air Station. the Korean June '27 1950. women are financed through this
Naval Air Reserve Training Unit Naval Air Station Cecil Field and the U. S. ,
Naval Hospital. NavCadsThe Veterans in training receive an fund.
Editor-Andrew H. Planey education and training allowance
Staff Members: Ed Nellist, JO3: Mary Bixiones, JO3'John; Char- Navy plans to continue accepting each month from the governmentto Openings for 853 officers for ;i
vat, AN; Vivian Williams, SA; Helen Harper.The applications for the Naval meet part of their expenses training in civilian institutionsand

JAX AIR NEWS li a member or the Armed Forces Press Service. Aviation Cadet Training Program, and costs. the USAF Institute of Tech-
AFPS material appearing In this publication be reprinted withoutthe living
written permission I of Armed Forces Press 'Slvlt Republication of other Capt. Easton B. Noble, commanding nology have been approved. .
matter, except by service publications, is prohibited without permission otEdltnr. officer, Jacksonville Naval Air training runs for two years
JAX AIR NEWS. Christmas parcels for membersof
: Reserve TraIning Unit, has an- leading to graduate and
Editorial offices located Building 930 (topside). Phone extensions the Armed Forces overseas courses
8184 and 216. nounced. should be mailed between Oct. post-graduate degrees or their
Cadets who successfully com- in
equivalents. Quotas are engi-
15 and Nov. 15 Air parcel post
Beliefs Do Matter plete training are awarded Navy packages up to two pounds in neering, nuclear fields sciences,

wings and an officer's commis- weight should be mailed not later managements, education, Interna-
Believe Right If You Would Have sion. Candidates in this area are than Nov. 25. The Department of tional relations, psychology and

invited to apply for admission at Defense said that no assurancecan medical services. Officers may ap-

Order And Purpose In Your LifeThis ,: NARTU, NAS Jacksonville. be given that air parcel post ply under the provisions of AFR
Qualifications mailed after Nov. 25 can be air- .

( Is the fourteenth of a series of articles In connection with Individuals applying must be lifted to overseas areas or that
native-born male citizens or na- Christmas will Atlantic Fleet Reserve cruises
delivery prior to
the serlce-vtlde program, Protection of Moral Standard).
will be available to 722 officers
turalized citizens for a period of be made.

Chaplain John N. MontgomeryThere at least 10 years, and must have and 3,903 enlisted men in the vol-
reached 18th but not 27th birth- unteer and organized reserve
in Army
A cut the quota
is a quip that is often quoted, "It makes no difference day at the time of. Joining, be un- candidates for officer candidate during the months of October

what you believe, as long as you are honest in your married, and agree to remain so school has been made for the re- and November. All cruises will
belief." The assumption is that sincerity can atone for until commissioned. be of approximately two weeks
maining months in 1952. The re-
inaccuracy, or that honesty can substitute for intelligence. Academically, each candidatefor duration.
duction is due to the increasing
Further examination of this idea will reveal the obvious r
must have com-
the program number of Reserve officers elec-
fallacy of such a statement. pleted a. minimum of two full ing to remain in active service, Naval Air StationContinued I

Beliefs do matter. What we believe makes us what years toward a bachelor's degreeat

we are. If our beliefs are wrong; our lives will become con- an accredited college, university ( from Fail 1)a
fused and meaningless. If our beliefs are right there will or junior college. Applicationmay Eleven COs For civilian payroll of about

be order and purpose in our lives. The prophet Jeremiahhas be made if the candidate is $11,568,000 per year and a mili-
pointed up this truth in a few words when he said, completing his educational requirements lax tary payroll of $18,041,000 or an

"Go after worthlessness you become worthless." 'during the current Twelve YearsSince overall payroll of $29,609,000 per

semester. year.
The Time Is Now Its commissioning Oc-
The Communist sympathizers in our midst are no less
LOCATED aboard the Naval
Those admitted to the programare tober 15, twelve years ago,
of a problem because of their sincerity. The plane me- Air Station commanded
ordered to pre-flight trainingat NAS Jacksonville has had elev- by Capt.
chanic who bungles his work is no less a danger to those NAS Pensacola. Eight monthsof en commanding officers. Burnham C. McCaffree, are Head-
who fly the plane because of his sincere effort to do his Naval Air Bases Sixth
follows. quarters
basic flight training
Capt. Charles P. Mason
The who trusts inaccurate will
job-right. pilot an compass
Naval District which Mc-
Advanced for four Captain
served as the first commanding
lose his cannot make for false beliefs.
way. Sincerity up
months is next and then success- officer from October 1940 until Caffree commands; Commander, ;>
Beliefs are important. They are the basis of our ful cadets are awarded their Navy May 1942. Fleet Air Jacksonville, who Is '

morality, guiding us in our decisions and in the choice be- wings and commissioned as either Since then the station has Rear Adm. Osborne B. Hardison;

tween right and wrong. The most dangerous enemy that ensigns, USNR, or second lieu- had as its commanding officers, Commander, Fleet Air Wing Eleven -'

the American soldier has ever faced was the Japanese sol- tenants, USMCR. In order, Capt. John D. Price, Capt. Arthur S. Born, and '

dier who had had instilled in him the belief that to die for All young men, who desire to from May 1942 to March 1943; Naval Air Technical Training

his emperor was to insure himself of a special place in the be naval aviators and who can Capt. J. S. Michael, from Center, commanded by Capt. Ed-,

heaven of the chosen people. It became an accepted fact meet requirements contact the March 1943 to August 1943; win R. Peck. .
that "no Jap ever surrenders." Their strength lay not in Naval Aviation Cadet (NAVCAD) Capt. Arthur Gavin, August Located here also is the Naval

their military equipment but in a belief. procurement officer, Lt. R. E. 1943 until April 1944; Capt.W. Hospital, commanded by Capt. i

Hanna, at the Jacksonville Naval W. Smith, from April 1944 Dwight J. Wharton, and a huge

Beliefs are creative. All forward steps in our civiliza- Air Reserve Training Unit with- to November 1944; Capt. H. E. Naval Air Reserve Training Unit,
out delay. Regan, November 1944 until with Capt. Easton B. Noble, aj
tion can be traced to individual or group beliefs. Colum-

bus believed that theworld] was a sphere and in that belief June 1945; commanding officer.Shakedown. ,'-.
sought a way to the East Indies by sailing west. Fulton Capt. A. R. Brady, June 1945 I

believed that a steam engine could be used to propel a ship. to June 1947; Capt. H. S. Duck- CruiseThe

The Wright brothers believed in the practicality of the air- worth, June 1947 to June 1948; USNS Geiger, second of

plane. Edison believed that electricity could be used for Capt. Alvin I. :Malstrom, June three Navy luxury troop transports .

]light Morse believed in the telegraph and Bell in the tele- s J< irVI1AT'S 1948 to June 1950; Capt. Douglas to be completed for operation -

phone. The faith of these men and many like them in their T. Day, from June 1950 in the Atlantic Fleet of the

beliefs has led to the development of the conveniences we until August 1952, and the pres- Military Sea Transportation Ser-

take for granted today. >s ent commanding officer, Capt. vice, has completed her shake

Our ancestors believed in the right of the individualto Burnham C. McCaffree, who down cruise. The 17,600-ton ves-
took over command August 15 sel will be used to ferry troops
freedom. Our land was founded upon the principle of
and to and
freedom and opportunity for all men. We believe in free- 1952. dependents
from U. S. AFPS
dom of worship, freedom of speech, freedom from fear, and overseas bases.(

freedom from want. These beliefs are an inspiration that .

has led our nation to attain the place it holds among the

nations of the earth. Station Gets Birthday Greetings 1

THIS?- Foam is To the fine people who make up the military and civilian per
. Our beliefs have a great influence upon our personal found in a foam truck, but in sonnel of our great Naval Air Station on behalf of the business ;

lives. The man who believes in honesty and fair dealing this case, it's different kind and professional men and women of the Jacksonville area we ex- I
of foam. This foam is a kitten,
.will see that someone else does not have to take the loss about a week-old, depositedby tend best wishes on this the twelfth anniversary of the commis-

caused by his mistake. The hit and run driver merits the its mother, away from sioning of the United States Naval Air Station,. Jacksonville,
of all 'The who is unfaithful to nosey people, down in the Florida.
scorn men. man or woman
motor. Claude Fisher
pump J. B. Waters, President
his marriage vows can expect nothing but unhappiness. ABI, Instructor at firefightingschool
{The man who believes in God and serves Him has an inner at NATTCenter discovered Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce .
source of strength that sill carry him over the rough "Foam"', as she was J. E. Kavanaugh, Chairman
named, after investigating a Naval Affairs Committee.4 .
places.Beliefs noise emanating from the truck
do matter. all day long. .





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16 October 1952 JAR AIR NEWS Page Sao 1
See Your VA Officer :i<

I Important Regulation Change In NSLI Term RenewalAny I \ ;

tN I\;
HEADLINES veteran who has been de- been changed to provide In I qulrements; Provided further If MAINSIDE s

nied, under certain conditions, renewal any case where an insured, either I death occurs prior to notificationof Thursday, Oct. 16 '

i of his National Service Life prior to or within the first premium the requirements or within 31 Apache War 1

Insurance, 5-year Level Premium month following expiration of days from date of such notifica- Smoke ............._. Gilbert Roland
The following personnel changes I Term Policy since January 1, the current term period-express- tion, such requirements shall be Friday, Oct. 17 :,

have been effected within the 1951, may now have it renewed es a desire to the VA to continue deemed to have been fully met. lion of Thirteen..Peter Lawford ,.

....- r, past week at the Naval Hospital. under new VA Regulations. insurance protection, such as: Any"premiums due in such cases Saturday, Oct. 18 ,.

' t- Lt. (jg) Thomas F. Sellers Formerly,. VA Regulations provided Makes a written inquiry, tendersa shall be deducted from the Everything I Have Is Yours

transferred to Marine Corps Depot I that for renewal of 5-Year payment or has a credit to his proceeds of the insurance when Marge & Gower Champion

Y !-, ;' of Supply, Albany, Georgia; Lt. Level Premium Term Policy-ap- account, the insurance shall be settlement is made. The terms of Sunday, Oct. 19

!(jg) Zerney B. Barnes to NATTC, I It' plication and payment of prem- deemed not to have expired. this paragraph shall be deemedto Bannerline ..._...... .Sally Forrest '
Jacksonville, Fla.; Lt. (Jg) Fairfax ium at the attained age of the have been in effect as of January Monday, Oct. 20 !

a ; Breneman received for duty Insured must be made before ex- 'Provided, the Insured completesany I 1, 1951. Rich, Young and j

0 t|;:' from Inactive status and Lt. :Marilyn piration of the current 5-year) ,necessary requirements within I See your local Veterans' Service Pretty ....._..._....... Jane Powell, r i
F. Lambrecht received for term period. 31 days from date on which I officer for further information or Tues. & Weds., Oct 21 & 22 'i

f. duty from Hospital Corps School, These regulations have now the VA notifies him of such reLearn -I assistance. Mr. Eight

t Portsmouth, Va. Eighty _._- Dorothy McGuire

Received from ,Naval Hospital, -I NATTCenter

Portsmouth, Va., were Paul K. k A.T., Thursday Oct. 16

Clary, UN and Richard C. Pulling Something For the

'; HM3. Jacky L. Scott, HN, y 4 fy7 Birds .._...._..-....... Vic Mature r

reported for duty from Operating' l t Friday, Oct. 17

School, Naval Hospital, JacksonVille ; Lf3 b cj Apache War

Fla.Personnel. Smoke ..._....._.._-Harold Kress
? Sf Y __ '
; Q Saturday, Oct. 18
+ ,. transfers include David -
G. Spencer, HN, to Norfolk; Hour of Thlrteen-..Peter Lawford

Paul A. Noble, HN, to USNH, y Sunday, Oct. 19
S Bethesda, Md. for duty under Instruction S Everything I Have Is Yours

; Emery W. Scott, Jr., q;: Marge & Gower ChampionMon.

to Receiving Station, Naval Base, ;, :RYA and Tues., Oct. 20 and 21

S. C.; Kenneth R. Stough, HN, %: k K. pr0 aSf Bannerline ....._........ Sally Forrest
and Robert P. Blair, HN, to Receiving Wednesday, Oct. 22

_. Station, Norfolk, for duty ; Rich,'Young and
Under instruction. .1M V 4 Pretty .........._..._.. Jane Powell

Thursday, Oct 16
Gary C. Beltz, HN, and RobertM.
i'' 'BUG SCHOOL' Comdr. A. I Voodoo Tiger.Johnny Weissmuller
Layne, HN, were transferredto :
J. Havlik at right in pictureon Friday, Oct. 17
Marine Barracks, Camp Le- left, is the 96th reserve of- : Something For the

jeune, N. C., for further assignment r g.) ficer to attend the two-week Birds ......_...__.._.. Vic Mature
to Fleet Marine Forces, Pa- 15 'S training course in malariology
cific. and insect control here. In- Saturday, Oct. 18
structor David Harden, civilian i Way of the Gaucho.. Gene Tierney
Given an honorable discharge entomologist at the Ma- I Sunday, Oct. 19
"toy reason of expiration of enlist- 'Bug Contror TechniqueNation's laria-Mosquito Control Unit Apache War
No. out features of the
ment was Richard T. Gaither, dusting,, machine. Above, Smoke ................ Gilbert Roland
HM3. Lawrence A. Clark, Jr., Reserves TrainedBy Comdr. Havlik looks over the Monday, Oct. 20 r
HM3, was released to inactive Insectory where roaches, flies, Hour of Thirteen..Peter Lawford
and rodents are
duty. mosquitoes
Thursday Oct. 21
I Red Cross Notes bred for testing purposes. Everything I Have Is Yours

What a treat we had Wednes- 'Malmos No. V School Lake Champlain Marge &; Gower Champion

day afternoon, Oct. 8, when Blue Wednesday, Oct. 22

Barron and his orchestra came to Ninety-six volunteer Naval Commissioned Bannerline _........._... Sally Forrest
the hospital and played a concert. insecticides in common use in Recommissioned at the Nor- .
Medical Serv-
Reserve Medical,
We know how full their schedule ice and Hospital Corps officers the Navy and how they are usedto folk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth,

always is, and we certainly appreciated have taken the two-week train- 'control insects end rodents. Va., recently, was the Essex-
their taking a bit of and in- They note mixing plant opera- class carrier, USS Lake Cham-
ing course in malariology
their leisure time to entertain. sect control since the initial tions, and assist in outdoor fog- plain. The modernization workon Recordly

With the approach of cooler class was conducted by the Ma- ging operations. the flattop included length-
". weather, fall activities are beginning Many reserve officers have ening and strengthening the
laria and Mosquito Control Unitat ( Armed Farctl Pr... Service)
,. ., : to get under way at the hos- NAS Jax in November 1948. left behind valuable papers and flight deck to accommodate POTATOES
pital. Post 293 of the American equipment assigned as special heavier aircraft. Commissionedin
and large
Staff equipment
projects during the training June 1945: the '"Lake" was 1. Where did potatoes originate
; Legion sponsored the first ward scale operations of "Malmos No. per- ,
( iod, and which have been put the first carrier to join the ?
; party of the season, Oct. T at
1", plus the existence of a major ,
... 2. When were potatoes intro-
:A6. to practical use by the Navy. "Magic Carpet" program for re-
insect problem here, provide ex-
duced in Europe?
One reserve designed a new turning U. S. servicemen from
cellent facilities for training re-
: On Oct. 15 the National Council officers in this field. mosquito trap now used here, an- Europe after WWII. (AFPS) 3. Approximately what percentof
serve a potato is starch?
'.. of Jewish Women sponsored other made recommendations on .
4. Where the seeds locatedin
its first Bingo party of the sea- Purpose of the instruction is the treatment of Casa Linda A small town is a place where a potato?
Oct. 18 Lake, and a report on Parasitol- knows what
Ward Band everyone
con on on to provide Information on cur- everyone
5. How did the Irish come to r
the patients on C-4 will be entertained rent techniques to be employedin I ogical Examination of dogs and else is doing but they read the be associated with potatoes ?
e with a ward party sponsored insect control and practical cats on the station was preparedby local paper to see if they have
Answers on Page 8, CoL 5
{" the Duval County Chap- a third student. been caught at it.
by field experience which are not .
ter of American War Mothers. available to these offi-
Districts in the Medical To Discharge Short-Timers
val ,
Comdr. A. J. Havlik, a reserve
Each of these will 'their
groups sponsor cers in civilian occupation,
Medical Service and Hospital Washington (AFPSRegularairmen )
from Tama, Iowa, presently attending -
ward Watch
monthly parties. yet is invaluable in the event of
your bulletin board for the an- mobilization.For the course, is working on Corps, are eligible for the courseon serving involuntarily ex- ,"
nouncement of'their visits. malariology techniciansand a mosquito index which will aid active-training-duty orders ina tended tours and having only
in long range predictions of future pay status. short periods of service remain..
Oct. 23 at 1430 the Elks ClubIs entomologists the
mosquito outbreaks in the Lcdr. Kenneth L. Knight Is of- ing may be immediately dis-
sponsoring a Variety Show, in a refresher course, but to .
area. ficer-in-charge of the Malaria charged, the Air Force an
the recreation hall. Once a some Medical Corps and Medical
Reserve officers from all Na- and Mosquito Control Unit. nounces. 1
the Elks put on a show for us, Service Corps personnel, not

and it is always a good one, there- trained in this field, it is an introduction -

fore, make your plans now to at- to insect control ll,772Pints To safe

tend this one. work.
The football contest Is growingin ., ;'
Blood Donors
popularity, and we are proud to L.Civilian Hayden is entomologist in charge of David the NATTC Furnishes Half Of
report the following winners: T.
F. Neifert, Ward C-2 Sept. 27 training program which beginson The unprecedented responseof i Officials at the Center attrib- have contributed 100 percent. In

and J. P. Ayer, AEC, B-5, Oct. 4. the first and third Wednes- Naval Air Technical Train- I uted the terrific response pri- some departments a few could
,:'," days of each month. Because stu- ing Center personnel to the request marily to the rapid-turnover of not contribute because of physical i

t4,, 47 New Young 'Uns At dents at any one time number for blood donors has re- students of the Airman Pre- ? disabilities, but all units
less than four, classroom theory sulted in the Center furnishing paratory School. With the hun- ranged in the 99 percent of quo
: Hospital In Month has been by-passed for on-the- nearly one-half of all the blood dreds of students coming in I ta bracket or over. liS <

l'. Forty-seven prospective tax- Job instruction. shipped from this area in the each month and a large per- .

payers were born at the Naval During the two-week period, Armed Forces Blood Donor centage of them contributing, At the beginning of the driveon
Hospital between Sept. 8 and Oct. students are briefed and partic-
program. the results have been gratify Sept. 17 of last year it
10, as recorded by the birth an- ipate in field surveys of insects, ing. was feared that the program

nouncements received from the laboratory identification of in- During the period from Sept.: H would start with the usual

maternity ward. sects, aerial spraying, procureent 18, 1951: until Oct. 6, 1952, The permanent personnel, of- well-meaning fanfare and then r
'The lads outnumbered the lassies of supplies and equipment, the Naval Air Technical Train- ficers, enlisted, and civilians slump off, but such has not .

., this month with 27 "little and methods, preparation and ing Center furnished a total of have made their contributionsto been the case. The Center has
men" giving forth their first cries cautions in use of insecticides. of the entire the effort. In. maintained Its c
11,772 pints area many cases, daily quota, and
while 20 "little women" exercised
output of 24,410 pints of blood. the individual departments in many cases has exceeded it.
their vocal cords. They become familiar with the


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Four JAX AIR NEWS 16 October 1952

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Three Years OldSeismogruph .
Steady ProgressOf

Credit Union Operolion ; .

Observed Today is International Here Credit Aids Hurricane Hunters: ':tN

Union Day. As more than seven ,
million credit union members Few people on the station realize that there are three seismographs '. :;

throughout the world observe the located here and those who do, probably wonder why. .\" ...\.
growth of the credit union move "
ment, officials here note the Navy seismographs are to be earth's crust. How such an in'I :
found in Florida and in the '
only .
progress of the Jax Navy Credit strument can register a gust of' Iii.....
Union since its organization last Caribbean area, their sole purpose wind is, however, easily explained.
to aid in the tracking of
spring. being Winds of hurricane force push ...'
hurricanes. A layman might be
Membership in the local facility water down and then pull it up ,
this statement.A .
has grown to 1,347, with 21 puzzled making an effect on the bottomof

new membership applications approved seismograph is an instrument the ocean. A storm of any size .. "
at the last Board of Directors measuring vibrations of the will agitate the ocean enough to ._; ;
.,___ .
'" .w. 'i
Investments in within
-- ------------
meeting. register on a seismograph san

shares now totals $20,245.37 pro CHECKING STORMSThe approximate range of :500 .;...,
viding a sound financial footing miles. ,
two-man crew which looks after kN
for the. Credit Union.Membership :
Open the local seismograph Installation Seismograph are installed at m'

The new collection system does its part in track- 3 Cherry Point, Pensacola, Jax, Mi-

within departments has facilita- Ing down hurricanes. Above ami, Bermuda, San Juan, Swan ". .

ted business among members, although Isaac Lord, AGC, one of the Island and Guantanemo. ,;

the Credit Union office two, calibrates the seismo- All units make constant recordIngs :: t.
Js still open Thursdays and Fri- K and when an unusual occur- ;n,
graph recorder, while in the < 4
days in Building 40. Applicationsfor
rence shows on the graph paper '. \
membership and loans will lower photo he checks the gal- ..
a record is sent, by teletype, to
be accepted by officials there vanometers for operations. The V l ?
'I I (/4 Miami where all readings are in ,., '
from 1530 to 1730. other crew member Is Joseph tegrated.

New Board Member i Whitaker, AG1. The Microseis- I L( After comparing all charts the ',.
The Board of Directors has announced :
the selection of Paul mograph lab is located in exact location of the disturbancecan
be calibrated. A plane is then '
Longstreet of Public Works as a Building 1400. \
usually sent to check the possi- :i::
Board of Directors member to I
bility of a hurricane.
replace R. William Vogel, Over 'i'

haul and Repair, who recently I Fasron Six Fasron 109 Report Vibrations move at an approxi-
mate of 300 miles
resigned. Percy Raleigh has been speed per sec-
named Credit Union collector at ond and an earthquake in China I

Mavport. I Jacksonville Area Squadrons would register at NAS Jackson-
Members are invited to the vale in approximately. 14 minutes.
Florida Credit Union League'slocal I -

chapter annual dinner I Fasron Six I Since the Armed Forces haveno ,
Wealthie pounded his
assignment.A evening.
the teams coaching
dance to be held at the Mayflower I Lcdr. Fredrick E. Woodward, speedy recovery to Lt. (Jg) challenger Into submission in 1 use for a seismograph except I
Roof at 1930 Ocotober 17. for hurricane observation, they
on Squadron CO, noted few discrep- Norman E. Penfold, squadron ed- minute 58 seconds of the first "
Reservations are $4.00 per per- Airframes Di- have placed graphs only at points
ancies and praised ucational officer confined to NAS round, having dropped him for a at
and be obtained from C. where hurricane data is needed.
son can vision for their especially neat ap- previous count. The KO blow was t
V. Doolittle, 1863 Clarkson St., pearance during Fasron Six's per- hospital. a left hook to the mid-section fol- The only other military seismograph i.
door.Imnroved Like wine that mellows with is located Guam.
or at the sonnel and locker inspection.Over : to on -
lowed by a razor right cross
Six's torrid touch
I at Barracks "A" squadron age, Fasron the jaw Although the name of this ma- ,*"
Napalm Bombs living quarters, similar compli- football team racked up its third chine sounds ominous the actual t

The Army Chemical Corps has ments were repeated as the skip- consecutive victory, defeating a Fasron 109 operation is relatively simple. The t::
140 neighbor.
an improved mechanical mixer per found lockers In shipshape con- friendly Hangar Fasron 109'g hangar spaces may fact that the earth's surface is at;
I VP-741 with a bom-
Zooming over
for mixing Napalm thickening dition. be transformed into a bird sanct- constantly moving, expanding and ,
the "Banshees"won
bardment of TDs
material with gasoline before Jumping the gun with an early uary with the number of crows contracting is utilized. _

filling fire bombs, flame throwers spring clean-up drive, Supply De- 39-18. now In evidence. Sporting new I ",W:
land .mines and other incen- partment has taken to beautifying ones are, Charlie E. Gibson, AM3; I A seismograph, a pendulum affair ;;v ;
diaries. The new mixer is lighter its work shops. Trading in Scoring honors went to Chuck Carl Humbard AM3; Garland wound with wire and set up ""

than previous models, is sim- stub requisitions for paint brushes Hontz, AN, team captain, and McDowell, AM3; Stan Barnes, between two magnets is mounted .<.

pler to operate, and produces a new shades of green and gray Rosie Rosen, AN, with two TDs, A03; Royal Demoss, A03; Jim on a concrete pier firmly imbedded ,;'i t"

more uniform type of thickenedfuel. were applied to bulkheads and while Pete Giovanni, AD3, and Terrell, AO3; John Riggs, AT3; I in the earth's crust. When a ::.. ,
(AFPS) storage spaces in the main ready Jim Aller, AN, nabbed one apiece. Clayton Wilson, AT3; John Par- I movement occurs the motion .

issue storeroom, while topside of- Doing a fine defensive game were rish, BM3: : ; Jesse Rushing, BM3; moves the cement block which In "',

May Ship Guns fices were brightly decorated with linemen Jerry Johnson, AM3, and Robert Warnecke, DC3; Earl Sha- turn moves the pendulum. This r"y

Washington (AFPS)- Soldiers colors of ivory and green. John Hodnett AN, who alone cap- ler, PI3; Ted Peskie, PR3; Tom emits a small charge of electricity f".-

may now ship non-military guns Farewell to Gabirele Cham- tured two enemy fumbles. Herman, YN3 and Florencio Pa- due to movement of the wire

home instead of carrying them in pagne, AM2, touch football player Wealthie "KO" Fisher, TN, los, YNT3. through the fields of force of the ['.-,
their when to NAS Cecil Field for member of NAS varsity boxing \
personal luggage re- departing Cigars will also be forthcomingfrom magnet. The charge then runs "
turning to the States. In addition, further duty with VA-45. Gabby, team neatly disposed of his wor- Dennis Dietrich, AD3; Gene through a seismic cable to a gal- ; .

they no longer have to register while starring on the gridiron, I thy opponent in a scheduled three- Clifford, AE3; Jerry Jordan, AD3; venometer. ii j" ;;
such guns before returning. I also did a splendid job handling rounder at the Smoker, Thursday
Is also mount-
Jack Holler, AD3; John Fail, BM3; galvenometer i'>;

James Lanich, YN3; John Wood- ed on a cement pier and likewise :.,

I man, AK3; Lawrence Snook, has a magnet and a coil. Current t ,

AK3; Don Osewalt, AK3; Carter from the seisometer actuates the !

Dalton, AK3; Joe Bailey, AK3; galvenometer which In turn, moves 'j<

' ......
AE3; Dick DcBishop, AE3; Glenn Attached to the pendulum is a
AL- Cummings, AE3; Pete Ball, AE3; mirror, that catches light from a

Bill Willson, AD3; Gene Wehage, i pinpoint bulb which is constantly -

AD3; Lynn P. Schneider, AD3; lit. The reflected light makes .
; 7 W 4r > Gene Hayes, AD3; Bob Grossman, a mark on the photographic paper .,
xf : } 1fr' ,
AD3; Ted Fulton, AD3 and Jay and the record is made. .
Canter AD3.
SCalibrations *

Adding additional stripes are make it possible to .
++K Bob Varner, SK2; Don McCormick estimate the distance and velocity 1

DC2; Henry Bartlett, AM2; of the disturbance. A sudden increase -

Ray Ashby, AF2; Bill Leigh, HM1 in the size of the markIngs t.

and Bob Brake, AOL make the operators suspicious ;;.

The roster of officers was Increased of hurricanes and they report to 1

aj two "full bulls" re- Miami. .
ported aboard. They are Lt. John The local unit is operated by t

I j: Grant, formerly of VP-3 and John Issac Lord, AGC, and Joseph 1,

Miller from NAS, Pensacola, Fla. Whitaker, AGIM who are part ol 4 '.

,1- Leaving the "ol' homestead"were the Aerology section of the Operations -

--j '7 Jim McCombs, AF2 for An- department. .

i acostia; Charlie Harris, AE3 for Between the hours of 0600 and
i VF-22 and Ed KozolowskI, MN2: 0800 and 1800 and 2000 all units .

: to Charleston, S. C., while Bob coordinate their data and check '

;4 .i" ; :& : Brake, AO1 went to NATTC, Jax., for discrepancies. The rest of the '
; .
3 ;
: ;:4 / ;:
., ., : .. .. 4 ..... Tom Wyatt, ADC to VF-13. time the local crew devotes to
__- w iry;;i: ;*x. X" .r :.O ""'" ;:;, ";:.; .-at ':":': ; .. ...+OKd4:4K.YYLOLYHs.: .Y u ';; ;;; :! a""
Preferring pin stripes to Navy of equipment.The _I
BACK FROM l\IED-Lonc, weary months of waiting was ended Monday afternoon for hundreds blue were Murray Hardinger, Jax seismo unit, which incidentally
of Navy families as a special train unloaded Carrier Air Group 4 enlisted personnel near the HM3
and i
Hangar area. The men returned from a five-month Mediterranean cruise aboard the USS Coral Bob Knapp, DTG3 who has an anniversary this ;} .
Sea. went to Separation. week, Is three years old.Page ;



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16 October 1952 JAX AIR NEWS Page Five

.. 40 Enrolled In

. !Z1 4 It

., Half-Gallon Club;

Roster GrowingFollowing SALTY HUMOR FROM i
are the recognized HERE AND THERE ,1'j

.Y': members of the NAS Jax Half j
: s r11 The Chief Petty Officer had 1
Gallon Club. These people have $
t W just finished a long lecture to '
donated at least four pints of ( ;Y Yf
the recruits on why they were
.blood to the Armed Forces Donor 4 .M T in the Navy and what their job

here: was. In conclusion, he said, "NowI
E. K. Rachels O&R. AC Aa
Y hope you guys know what the
Charles F. Demeda, AMC, Fas- "t
44 hell you are in the Navy for. ;at t
ron 109.
"Yeah," piped up one brash recruit -, ,'
William B. AA NATT- '
King' "four long years!!II"! ,;
Center. *
Pfc. Richard E. Patterson, The bride came into the dining ,
t td5t
!" NATTCenter. room with the turkey and tri-
'.;V'::/ Ben Knight, AD3, Supply. umphantly laid it upon the table.
Robert Robbins, HN, Medical. first
"My Thanksgiving turkey1'she !
. Samuel P. Gatellus, YNP1, proudly exclaimed.
.. .
.' NATTCenter. "Why it looks wonderful, dar-
" Gerald A. Blain, AN, Fasron ling," responded the husband.

<; '..'. 9. "You've stuffed it so beauti-

:. ", Harry I. Frufshaw, AD2, ;- ; ? : fully." '
NARTU. "Stuffed itl"! echoed the bride.

. Joe Barish, ATAN, VP 861. K "This one wasn't' hollow when I
' :..: Harry E. Thorne, FC3, Sub got it."
Group 3, Green Cove Springs. -- CHECKING PROGRESS .

A August G. Klingbiel, AT3, VF- 5,120 Tests Given Each Week Airman Preparatory School instructors A girl was being interviewedby
Herman Stewart,
.,103. AMC, and Herman West, AMC, a business man who neededa
Howard D. Armstrong, PNSN, give a close check on progressof new secretary. The girl was
Task Of Student'sProgress
NARTU. Checking a class taking a test on the extremely good looking and she
Betty A. Geordiechuck, SN, X-l Air Familiarization phase. All dressed very well and It was
students are required to take
Division. two tests a'week on the basic easy to see that she could becomean
, James P. Farrey, AN, O&R. Up To Testing Unit intensified fundamentals o f asset to the firm If she knew

,.. Harold M. Smith, HM2, Hos- aviation. her work.

: .j pital. I students each week to eliminate "Tell me," said the man, "have
), Robert A. Fricke, AFAN, VJ "Fall in, take a vacant seat, and conducts tests simultaneously. possibilities of any gouging. you had any experience
' and try to be as quiet as possi- The girl seemed lost in thoughtfor
62.Alfred There are three possible tests on
: ; H. Lynn, AD2, NARTU. ble." This is the order that starts Hours for the departmentstarts each subject that can be given. a minute. Then her brow

r.4 M. W. Simpkins, O&R. the testing department of NAT at 0730 in the morning and This assures each student that he smoothed and she said: "Yes,

( : Peter J. McMinds, SA, Fasron TCenter to work each Monday goes until 1615 in the afternoon. will get as fair a chance as the now that you mention it, I had a
.' 6. morning. On Mondays and Fridays the instructors funny one last night."
next man at a high score.
:, : Charles A. Jenkins, AM2, N ARI Testing, under the direction of have an extra period 5.552Su25252 .

I:, TU.Alton Lt. Robert B. Munday, has the which brings them up to 1645. 25259 As a party progressed Into the

Dodd, ADI, NARTU. vital job of checking each stu- This period is also held on pay- early morning hours, one man

H. C. Palmer PR, VJ-62. dent's progress in various phasesof days to make up for the pay WAVE said to another, "What does your a
William J. McCann, AA, Fasron the Airman PreparatorySchool. hour. wife say to you when you stay

.' 9. An average of 5,120 tests I out as late as this' ?"

, R. L. Blouch, AA, Fasron 9. are given each week by this one EACH STUDENT of the Air- L332WAYS "Nothing-I'm not married."

,I_ Benny D. Huss, Fasron 51. department. man School gets two tests a The married man raised his

Earl M. Schirm, AOC, VC62. week. He is usually briefed by From Bainbridge this week eyebrows. "Then why,"' he asked
Ernest Jones, MM1, Sub Group "do you stay out as late as this."
COMPOSED of 12 Chief Petty his company commander on the were three new faces with news .
3, Green Cove Springs. Officers, all veteran instructorsof day preceeding the tests. This of more to follow. Move over,
Carlton Sutton, EMI, Sub Motorist: "I just ran over your
the Airman School, the test- gives the student a chance to shipmate. Time to make room for
Group 3, Green*Cove Springs. ing division is divided into four bone up for the test on the following one more! I cat and I want to replace him." .,

Alford W. Stanford, Supply groups of three chiefs each. Each day.Different. Housewife: "Well, get busy,
Latest arrivals were Laura there's in the "
Dept. group maintains a separate room, tests are given to the Brown, assigned to Supply; a mouse. pantry.
Ralph G. Cummens, 1st. Lt. of-
Marilyn Praytor, Communications Some women seem to be able to
fice.Thomas and Connie Yarmel, of PT- dish it out much better than
C. Perkins, NAS Com- ; ; they
munications. (Physical Training). can cook it.

Completing her tour of duty as S S
James E. Mayo, AN, O&R. -
Kelly B. Smith, AM2, 1st. Lt. f master-at-arms, Kay Fasci was Then there's the playboy:> who
office. r'.r' relieved by newcomer Betty kept calling his girlfriend sugar

Harold V. Smith, AK3, NATT t L'Heureux. Kay assumed store- and ended up paying her a lump
Center. keeper chores at NAS Supply. sum.
Marvin F. Apple, A02, -NATT- '
Center. ,<
William Heffernan, MRC, Sub 't'!' disch, Mickey McQuaig and Ellen minister softly said: "We will t

Group 3, Green Cove Springs.Lt. New. The girls have been hibernating now pass the collection plate,
Howell R. Fellows, O&R. :" t':,( in the hospital and were and those members who are in
: '
William Gessell, FN, Sub Group i' released early this week after the; habit of putting buttons in .

3, Green Cove Springs. recuperating from various ail- the plate will please not pull i

Leroy Jones, AM2, Fasron 9, ments. the snaps from the pew seats." j

Cecil Field. Betty Gordeichuck leads the

Wave contingent in blood dona-
., t b tions. To date, she is the only
New,Speedy ElevatorFor woman member of the "halfgallon" BOX SCORE

USS Forrestal club on the base. Small in .

The world's biggest aircraft stature, this Is no handicap to the No. Quota Per- .""
... self-styled blood bank!
Sch. fet cent
carrier, the USS Forrestal, 'Ii
will whisk its planes between Brig _._. 0 7 700.0
hangar and flight deck on ele- ? % ANP( ) School gained eleven Medical _..2 3 150.0 '

vators capable of handlingmore students this week when the following FAW-l1 _..13 17 130.7 i

planes per minute than girls reported on board. Spec. Servo __ 4 5 125.0
ever before without interfer- Ranging from one coast to the NATTCenter 253 310 122.5

ing with flight operations.An other were: Ona James, Peach Oper. _..12 12 100,0

official of the Westing- Creek, West Va.; Frances Ross, Comm. __4 4 100,0

house elevator division, designer -. Lajara, Colo.; Helen Meagler, Dental .._ _._..1 1 100.0
of the equipment, an- \X Poquannock Bridge, Conn.; Ova. Public Wks. .24 23 95.8 .
nounced that the Navy will e- niel Shiverly, Lathain, Ky.; Olga Supply _.__ 27 22 81,4

expend $3,500,000 for the gear y Winiger, Richmond, Va.; Elizabeth NARTU 7 5 71.4 f

and platforms which will I t I Hoggerney, Spencer, Mass.; Admin. __ 3 2 66.6 \
hang far out over the water Elizabeth Hapgood, Goldthwaite, Res. Fleet 85 51 60.0 )

from\deckside. The platformswill Texas; Barbara Prichard Ulysses IRD ......_....._ 2 1 50.0 .
be 60 feet square end k Kan.; Teresa Salima, Elimra, Fla. Mil. Dist 5 2 40.0

large enough to lift planes : N. Y.; Leah Sage, Portland, Oregon Grn. Cove 35 13 37.1

capable of carrying the atomic and Loretta Bedmont, O&R 115 41 35.6
bomb. Jucain, Pa. Marines 10 3 30.0
The USS Forrestal Is now [ fP.S J 'l i.1 Cecil Field 16 4 25.0 x
Sign stuck on squadron bulletin -
ComFairJax .94 23
e being built at the Newport
board by who had his
Hospital 21 3 13.3
News Shipbuilding and Dry
POETRY IN 1\IOTION-Lltlle Muffett (Vanessa Brown)
three-day turned down "In
Dock Company, NewportNews sat on her tuffett eating curds and whey (no appetite). Along pass : Engineers 13 0 0.0 y,
Va.-AFPS) came a spider (spiders have all the luck) and sat down beside case of fire, Just call the Chief.He'll AIM 4 0 0.0
her (is there room?) and frightened Miss Muffet away. throw a wet blanket on it.. t

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Six JAX AIR NEWS 16 October 1952



\ Stealing HonorsIn SELECT THE WINNERS :,' ".f

VolleyballFasron Games For Saturday Oct. 11 ,.

0 (Home teams in right column) :.
Six and the VP-741 Ga.
Pittsburgh ..._.........._.......vs......_......._......_..,......... Army _.
tors are making a two-team race "
Penn ..._.._.._......_......_._..VS_.._...._.._,....._.....Columbia 1
of the Mainside intramural volley
Cornell ..........._............__..,.vs....................................... Yale "
ball league as both squads have :
Navy .......__................_.....vs.:.............._._._..:.... Maryland I.
undefeated thus far and ,
gone Nebraska ..-............_...........vs..............................Princeton ,
their nearest rival has suffered
I f Illinois ................................vs...._......................Minnesota '
Ii i two setbacks. Oklahoma ..._.._......_........vs.............._................. Kansas ,
Fasron 51 took it on the chin:
With John Charval Michigan ......._.._..............vs.......,......._..... Northwestern
15-3, 15-2, from Fasron Six to
Spring has sprung, fall has fell last week's while Fas Stanford ..............._...........vs...............:........... U. C. L. A. f
The 508th's here Saturday open play Notre Dame .....................vs,..............._................. Purdue ;
109 15-8 15-12 defeat
Should be tougher than . Eglin was. ron tagged a O&R, : Washington State ..............vs.........._................ Ohio State ;j
on Operations, : came Alabama ......._...................vs................_......_... Tennessee :&
With these few pointed lines penned by ardent Jax from behind to VP-741 Bombers ,
an edge Florida .........................._..vs............................ Vanderbilt t
Navy football follower, the selection of a winner Saturday 5-15, 15-8, 16.14, and the Georgia ................._..........vs................._............... L. S. U. '.: :
between the Fliers and the 508th RCT of Fort Benning be- VP-741
Gators blasted VJ-62, 15-6, Mississippi ...._..................vs................................... Tulane
comes a laborious task that needs more than our green crystal 151. Kentucky ......._.................vs._......................... Miss. State :w I

globe. Continuing the results, VP-741 William & Mary ................vs............_..................... Boston ':
We gave you the locals to top Eglin last week and lo and Bombers measured VP-861, 16-14, Arkansas ..._.....................vs.....................................Texas I
J. behold it was the Eagles in front 14-13. Could our crystal 15-8. Fasron decisloned O&R, 15-1, Baylor ..._.... ....._..__.....vs..........'..............,..Texas Tech ':a;i

ball have fogged in such a dire emergency? 15-9 and forfeit wins were taken S. M. U. .......:......................vs........................................ Rice !I
And if you saw an extended cattle drive enroute from by VP-741 Gators, Fasron 109 and Fort Benning ......................vs.............................. Jax Navy
Texas to Iowa and pipe lines spanning the southwest from Operations : I

Oklahoma to the Pacific it was because there was not a full Team W X. (Predict the score of this game) ,.,,..'
house to watch the game. Where is the football lover these VP-741 Gaton ....to......... 8 0 '"' \
days? O aron& R Six ............. ...... ... 5 7 2 0 Alabama ...........................vs...................._....... Tennessee ;,
There are points of controversy following last a ron 81'":::::::,.,:::::::;: 3 2
many Fasron 109 ...... .....f... 3 2
to to
Saturday's game but of course the headlining thought was VP-741 Bombers .... .........4 4 RatelRank. '
VJ-62 .. .....................2 4 Name
.what happened to the Jax Navy defense in the second and Supply ..........to. ......... 1 3
third periods. After appearing almost unpenetrable in the v)P perattons- ...:::::::.,:::::::::: 1 1 S861 5 .
initial chapter the forward wall crumbled and allowed the Marines .....".............. ? 0 2 Unit Assigned To. Phone !
darting Eagle backs to move at will over the 100 yards of I i

turf on Varsity Field. RaceTightensIn RULES i
*. *
1. To enter the contest you simply: indicate your choiceof
Who missed the block that enabled Bill Britton, former each winner by placing an (X) or circle the team you select I
Penn State end, to sift through and down Darrell Spang in Mainside to win. If you predict a tie game place a (T) after the names
the end zone for what proved to be Eglin's margin of victory of teams you think will play to a tie score. J.
2. All games are to be predicted on an even basis. Ties
? We weren't close enough to see all the action at that Alley ActionMedicos count as losses unless predicted.
time but an observer on the scene told us Spang was at the 3. In the space provided below indicate the score of the I i
line of scrimmage, cut back to elude a tackler and then dropped three of four game picked as a tiebreaker., In case of a tie the person with .
the most nearly correct score will win the contest. !
points to Fasron Six No. 2 last
:was trapped. 4. Entry blanks incompletely filled out will not be con
However, despite the two bad quarters, in which Eglin week but nevertheless retained sidered. Contestants must make all the selections plus indicating
:was able to score only twice, the Navy defenders rose to their possession of first place in the the score of the one tie-breaker to be eligible.
': task and once again took on a granite hue to aid in a last NAS intramural l bowling leagueon 5. In the event a game is postponed or rescheduled for j
it is excluded from the contest final .
any reason automatically:
\' ditch stand. the strength of rolling one ratings.
t After scoring once early in the fourth heat our charges game more than the runner up 6. Entry blanks must be submitted not later than 1700
;''' were: stalled on the enemy 24, just when it seemed victory quartet of Fasron Six No. 1. Friday to the Jax Air News Office in the Special Services Build (.

: :was in sight. Jack Bishop pitched four times from that point Fasron Six's second aggregation ing 930.
I II 7. All military and civilian personnel, with the exceptionof
and failed to find receivers. had garnered but three personnel of the Jax Air News, are eligible to enter the con
Nevertheless, Coach Dave Barksdale took the responsi- points in five previous nights of test. ;
I I bility of the loss by stating he should have sent in a punter alley action but mustered a torrid 8. Only one entry to each person will be allowed.
9. Winners will be announced in the Jax Air News the
But tutor
before nailed for the safety. .the Navy
Spang was foursome Tuesday to out Thursday following the Saturday on which the game is played.
had no way of stopping Glenn Lippman when he returned a bowl the leaders on a pin fall of
80 for TD. Nor could he halt Gil Fields on a TEN DOLLARS IN PRIZES
punt yards a 21262007.
First prize is a five-dollar chit for merchandise at the Navy i
seven yard jaunt over the left side for counter No. 1. VJ-2 High Exchange; second prize is a three-dollar merchandise chit; '
Completing the night's play third prize is a two-dollar merchandise chit.
1 From the turnout at the two home games thus far it VJ-2 gained the maximum on a

;.. :would appear this scribe is in the minority in his support of 2113-1862 total and defending

the Fliers. We're behind them 100$% as we are for every champion FAW-11 subdued Dental Leather Pushers Eye Two
?; Jax Navy entry and our remarks arer intended for those who 2226-1983. ;

f fail to see the combat but rather wait to read the reports inst Monday, VJ-62 breezed past

l: the "Thursday Truth." Special Services, 2182-1950, for '
.:i(", The opinions on the Jax Air News staff are varied on four points, O&G carboned the Ring Encounters Next Week
affair wiith the
!; the outcome Saturday. Should be a close pattern on a forfeit from VP- .
first the winner. Jax Navy to score first. r
7 team scoring 741' and Fasron 51 and ORC Instructors Confident after their recent
.* squad cut through nine Charleston *
with 21762152pin one-sided victory over Charleston
split a
Our pigskin percentage rests at an even 79.6% follow- fall evening matters for the Navy the Jax Navy boxers fighters without sustaininga
,;( ing a series of national upsets that fooled even the most Fasronites. will match leather with a pairof defeat, although two matches i
i, astute predictors. Even the beaten must rise so we'll embark foes next week when they try ended In split decisions, and the 1
selections Maryland overt Another 200 Clubber local pugilists are ready to takeon
on another week of by giving you on the Southside Athletic Clubin
Navy as our POW. (Ed. note-"You traitor") Don McCormick joined the 200 Savannah, Ga. Tuesday night all comers.

Army over Pitt; Penn over Columbia; Yale over Cornell; Club Wednesday night when he and return to the Mainside Gym Williams KO's Foe

'r. Holy Cross over Brown; Penn State over Nebraska; Dartmouth paced the Fasron 109ers to a 3-1 Thursday, Oct. 23 at 1930, to In the fastest knockout of the
Michigan State Syracuse; Indi- victory over VP-861 with a 209 Williams floor
over Rutgers: over meet Green Cove Springs. evening Sammy I
f; ana over: Temple;; Illinois over :Minnesota; Wisconsin over game. Pin fall went to Fasron, Coach Al Mueller's stylish ed Charleston's Witcher at 45 '
Iowa; Oklahoma over Kansas; Michigan over Northwestern; 2170-2046. Fasron Six No. 1 seconds of the first round. Williams 1

Oklahoma A&M over Missouri; Purdue over Notre Dame; blanked the Marines and Operations Messimer Wins spotted his foe a three
Alabama over Tennessee; Florida over Vanderbilt; Georgiaover received a forfeit from the pound weight advantage, 147-150

LSU; Mississippi over Tulane; Kentucky over Mississ- Blood Bank.A Weekly Football but caught him with a right to(

ippi State; Duke over North Carolina State; Virginia over pair of forfeits marred the mid section after a quick exchange .
,VMI; Texas over Arkansas; Baylor over Texas Tech; SMU Thursday's play with Medicos Special Contest of blows. .

over Rice; TCU over Texas A&M; California over Santa taking a free ticket from O&G were few and Ronnie Burnsworth dropped
Correct answers
Clara; Colorado A&M over Montana; Washington over Ore- and ORC Instructors claiming a'' between in the third week of Snyder at 1:55: of the first, dis-
con; Southern California over Oregon State; UCLA over similar win from the Pill Rollers. far the Football Special as gridiron playing good timing and a light-

Stanford; Ohio State over Washington State. Dentol took'four points from VJ-. last Saturday stumped the ning one-two punch. Second
SHORT SHOTS-Our sports staff was depleted this 2 on a 2121.1982 total. upsets chair round KO's were recorded by Joe
when Dave Devroy flaunting newly acquired third NAS arm quarterbacks.In I I Ruther Willie
.week first place, with four misses, heavyweight, and
class stripes, received orders to Charleston. Basketball Tickets For Pep-Lima was C. N. Messimer, ADI, of the Fisher, 166.
Coach Frank McCaffrey is also faced with a transfer problem Bout Now On Sale NATTCenter ANP) division. The Carpenter Cops Duke
h his junior varsity mentor, Chief Beaver,. was snatched
as Frank Carpenter won the nod
Oklahoma and
Tickets for the Willie Pep- tie'breaker between
want to be a basketball
Washington arm. Anybody ,
by the long Billy Lima ring clash Monday Texas was needed to decide the over Tim Phillips, a NATTCenter -
coach? evening at the Jax Ball Park remaining winners. Marine, in an exhibition bout
article in this week's NavyTimes : are
interesting to note an
It was with a good left jab that kept
River football Rewritten on sale at the Special Services With a 21-14 prediction favoring -
on the Jax Navy-Patuxent the story would game. lead office, Building 930 and Public the Sooners Chief Koschak, the Leatherneck from causingany
Pax River publicist,
; by a young fortunatein Information office, room 112, another NATTCenter prognosticator damage.
the reader to believe our athletes were extremely used Main Administration Building. claimed second place laurels Charleston Coach Ed Burbagesent
and that adjectives
edging the Bombers, Koerkle in 154 to meet aJax
Thirty rounds of professional while a point behind in third wasJ. at
this writer in a pre-game story were unjustified. VC-62. Navy's Charlie Hornback,
R. Wilson
included. Tickets
Field's PIO representative here Saturday, S/Sgt.; boxing will be .
Eglin There not correct but the visitor could not cope
from $1.50 general admission was a guesson
that the Eagle's publicity was range
to this office
Hicks, proved of the tie between with Hornback's hard rights
the : to $3.00 and $5.00 reserve over 150 entries
hands. Hicks' prize statement after game and.
in capable backfield." tickets. Proceeds go to the Mississippi and Vanderbilt.Ohio lost on a unanimous decision.
"That Colbert wasn't even the fastest man in our
m' still looking for a comet that shot down the Christmas Cheer Fund sponsoredby State's upset of Wisconsin' Lefty Lumpkins out pointed
The Fliers are and if there are the 5uthside Business Men's and Columbia's loss to Yale fooledall Tom Generose in a 170-pound go
east side line in the third period ( Association. three winners. to complete the card.4 .
any.faster we'd enjoy seeing it.




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16 October 1952 JAX AIR NEWS Page Seven ..

.j; Fort Benning's 508th RCT Meets Fliers Here Saturday I

..S ,

, .. ;,, n Heavy Visitors$ Boast Of r Z

;r Vaunted Aerial Attack a

''I. "I' "One if by land and two if by air," the Paul Reveres of 49F n{

't' the press box told Coach Dave Barksdale when he asked for

U assistance in scouting the 508th Regimental Combat Team, ,
Jax Navy's foe Saturday at'Varsity Field. Kickoff is 1400. y 9 Cuya

\ Irl The Fort Benning entry registered
' Startln C Ilneups:
: ;<: impressive 59-0 victoryover Jax Navy G08th Airborne
an Shotwell 190!) RE Hamel, 200
Donaldson AFB early this Beckham 197 RT Smith 210Lawhead
.1 : : 194 RG peaeockl9oCrews } ie
." month, ,cannonading for 3 41 210 C Valke, 200(
. ,:-< Kelly, 190 LG Lockman, :205
via the route to abeta
yards ozone Fronko, 201 LT Buza, m +
;, ,:/; spirited ground attack, and Arnold 160. 175 QB LE Branson Fortner, 10Stuldreher 175White 0 S* y 'r .'T'ICyf TpivTa9'4 "

":, r. Coach Barksdale has had no SpanK: 170 185 RI L U BDfli, 175 190aatice __. __,. ._._ __" .,.<__'..... ......................._... .. ...m..m_
word on where the biggest dan ? 175 FB Mast, 100 .
ger spot is. I A CLOSE ONE-A horse and
rider situation develops (top
Jax Navy tangles with Donald photo) as Fliers' Don Meyer-

son Oct. 25 on the road to be followed chick' (43) wrestles Eglin's

by two successive dates Fred Russell to the ground in
the second period of last Sat-
away. urday's clash here. Safety man
4a Wrr
Foe Is Potent Tom O'Donnel (46)) rushes in

TOUCIIDOWN MAKER Ken Branson, 21-year old Oklahoma for assistance. On the left,
Carrying both of Jax Navy'sTD's junior college veteran ". ?.\. } a tc q,. ;CfGy, d' t< 'ion Y Eglin AFB (37) appears to tucking in a
across against
who has switched from end to
in last week's 14-13 loss was pass for a TD-but it was de-
Darrell Spang, former Illinois the backfield, engineered 197 flected at the last moment by
State Teachers performer. He'll yards of the invaders aerial gain Eglin's Glenn Lippman (5).

be in the starting backfield against Donaldson and the Fliers Z, Eglin took the fray, 1413.
: tic
of Ft. .rYC.y4yt3KS @ la. :
.. against 508th Airborne must set their defense to bottle
I Bennin here Saturday.
the stout armed Sooner flinger. Big ResponseTo

Assisting Branson with Ft.

'I Sailors TopMarines Benning's backfield chores are wb, K F ra yy Q,4 4.y.aaxt a k. xdn T. }.S},. Initial

Gary Mattocks, Bill Diezt, Paul

In Bucey and Crayton Mast. Mat
tocks and Branson share the Cage

quarterback assignments while
I Tank SplashThe initial call for basketball
Mast is a rugged 190-pound .
talent Monday afternoon was responded -
"Whitehats" vanquishedthe charger who does his running to by over 40 eager and

Marine swimmers for last the from Injuries a fullback sustained slot. last week Fliers Drop 14-13 Thriller willing candidates, for the most

fourth consecutive month part tall'and over weight. But
the Fliers' chances Saturday
Thursday at the indoor pool in Coach Frank McCaffrey was well

the' ANP) intercompany meet. Dick Offringa, defensive To Hard-Charging Eglin pleased and stated, "They look
stalwart, is confined to the Hos-
;. The "Whitehats" stopped the pital along with quarterbackJack last better than" what I started' with
impressive -
leathernecks by an year.
Bishop. defensive unit in the second and third
Handicapped by a
33-24, splashing, taking both of Practice continues nightly at
Locals Injured quarters the Jax'Navy Fliers could not overcome a halftime lead held
the relays and two other first the Mainside Gym, 1600, and all
Homer Brinson, the tough fi by Eglin Air Force Base last Saturday afternoon and as a result fell those who have not reported and

places. bred defensive halfback, will be to their second defeat of the season, 14-13. desire to do to
so are urged come
.ri The 150-yard medley relay missing against the Red Devils A sparse crowd was on hand at
team of Coleman, Bzousek, and because of fractured ribs. There Varsity Field to watch the visitors thrown by Everett Crews and out immediately.A .

: Keating made the distance in was no love shown in the close score in both the middle Harry Yeargin.It near 30 game schedule
awaits the Fliers
that include
G _. 1:40.7: while the 200 yard Free contact work when the Eglin heats and add a safety In the was Spang, the jarring 185-
star studded and
style squad of Griggs, Knee, eleven clashed with Jax Navy second which proved to be the pound product from Bloomington, many anxious
service quintets. "I'm to
Keating and Schultz finished after last week. 111., who carried five of eight
margin of victory. The Fliers enrolled
field a team that can play at
times in a 25-yard march the initial
1:56.7. Line coach Aaron Brown found
first and fourth period
w least even with every opponenton
i In the 50-yard freestyle, some cause for relief, however, touchdowns. chapter to' give the Fliers the schedule "
finished 1-2 it revealed that Wil their first touchdown.At .
I, Schult and Griggs was head mentor Dave added.
: ; for the sailors while Thomas ton Barco, 190-pound tackle, that point it appeared the
Barksdale went into a palaver
drove into the third place slot would be available for a regulars Fliers would turn it into a routas man took the towering boot on his
with line coach Aaron Brown to
..,. for the Marines. berth after a two week layoff. discuss incidentals of'the loss that they set the visitors back on own 20 and went unmolested

,,::; Baker and Lyon took the first Tutored by' Jim Phillips, quarterback win every attempt through the line along the east! side line behind
to bring a
might be exploited
.;,t two places in diving for the Marines for the University of and thwarted any attempt to gain fine down field blocking to score
the 508th RCT of Ft. Benning -
and Owens tallied for the Arkansas in 1947-48, the Red against yardage via the air lanes. Rally Falls ShortA
this weekend.
Whitehats.The Devils enter the melee with a Eglin Opens 'lloies desperation bid for victory in

; 100-yard freestyle was weight advantage in both backfield Spang ScampersAn However, Eglin took charge In the final heat fell short for the

,,1 1 won by Guering of the Marines and line find on that basis 80-yard punt return by the second quarter as its line Fliers as they marched to the Eg-

\ in 1:07.5: while Hammel finished are rated a slight favorite. Glenn Lippman gave Eglin its opened gaping holes in the lin 24 where Bishop was unableto

"; second for the :Marines 1 and Jax Navy held a scrimmage third period TD. The jaunt sharedthe Fliers' defense to send Gil Fields find receivers for four pitches.

/1', Schultz scored again for the session Tuesday afternoon with spotlight with a 51-yard sprintby and Lippman through for large George Shotwell made game stabson

'.' sailors. the foe garbed in blue jerseys Jax Navy's Darrell Spang, chunks of yardage. two of the passes, but thrower

., The Navy picked up more running spread variations employed former Illinois State star. Fields scored and receiver were not coordinatedas

:.I'i points when Roberts and Cole- by the 508th. "We'll needa Spang glued a pass from Jack first for Eglin, the tense crowd was on its

man finished 1-3 in the 100 yard lot of polish to cope with the Bishop in the right flat at the sprinting seven ri feet in anticipation of a TD com

backstroke with West taking passing attack used by Fort Ben- Navy 49 to go all the way in the yards on a pletion.

second for the Marines.A ning," Coach Barksdale mused. final stanza behind key blocks handoff from Russell was the leading ground

Glenn Swen- gainer with 46 yards from 12 carries -

In Front In IM Grid Race grass through while teammates Fields and
r J a Supply the left side Lippman added 33 each. Bishopand '

with nine minutes Spang both totaled 22 afoot.

classy Reserve unit tripped I once for the winers and J. J. remaining.The .
soil for five TD's, a safety touchdownwas STATISTICSFirst
Fasron 109, 18.14, last week to and two extra points. :Marlin Proctor crossed for Hospital. Jz Navy Eglin
first in set up ear Downs ... .. ....... 7
remain in a tie for place 10
win ... ...
Brigman and Joe Smith both Fasron Six ran up a 39-18 lier when DonMeyerchlck Yards Rushing __.sa 164
the NAS intramural touch foot- for the winners VP-741 later in the week on Crews Passes Alt ................... 21 11
wins in scored twice over was Passes Comp. ......,.,.... 6 2
ball league with four as whlie Harry Stackhouse crossed an attack led by Charles Hontz from Yards Passing .... 113 30
unable to handle a high snap
the Total Yardage ...."I.I".166 194
many outings. Supply sports pay dirt on a solo Jaunt. and Ronnie Rosen. Jim Alter) and center on a fourth-down punting Passes hit .... ... | 2
record and is deadlocked Punts Avg. _....:: : .:: : .J 27
same Giovanni aided in the vic- -''?' L '
Hospital, defending NAS cham- Pete situation. Penalties .. 54 105
with NARTU atop nine compe- pion, bowed twice last week, VP. tory march while Durance and Navy staved off another Eglin Fumbles Lost'::::::::::::: 3 2

ting squads. 741 and VJ-62 posting easy victories Hollingsworth figured in the Patrolmen's bid late in the second quarter Eglin AFB -=: .086 0--14
NARTU and Supply are slated jax Navy ___.ft 0 0 7-13
.... over the Corpsmen. output. when the hard charging Eagle
to meet Wednesday, Oct. 22, and Scoring Jax Navy (Span 2)! Eglin
the The Patrolmen passed their Forfeit wins were recorded by backs raced to the Navy ,14 on a (Lippman. Fields). Extra Points: Jax

Mainside the winner champion.could emerge, as way to en 18-11 victory, Mell Fasron Six and O&G over VP- series of carries by Fields, Fred Navy(Eglin)(.Bishop by placement). Safety

.i In defeating Fasron 109, the Koch, J. F. Hollingsworth andT. 861 and the Marines, respec- Russell and Damon Colbert. lA'X"NAVY I

W. Durrance carrying the tively. .... The visitors were unable to span Ends: Shotwell. Piper Behr, Weaver -
Reservists used touchdowns by .
I Offrlnga, Yeargln, Arnold.
a Al Martin, Jack Burke and Brad mail. Don Keen was the point Standings: .i,; ., the remaining distance and the Tackles. : Beckham, Fronko, Gelb
maker for Hospital. Team W I. Fliers took possession on downs. Blyler.Guards
Tredinnick to overcome counters Lawhead, Kelly, Dunn.
NARTU 4 0 0Fas The second half was only four Batson. Walter. .
by Rodney Dicks and Bob McEl- VJ-62 Triumphs Supply 4 Centers: Crewi, Webb, Mickle.
touch- on 3 1 plays old when the Fliers sent Quarterbacks: Stuldreher.
. haney. VJ-62 claimed a two Six: 3 .1 .oPw
Halfbacks Crum.
back to punt after
, the Corpsmen, Fasron 109 22 Meyerchlck
Supply Downs Fasron 51 down edge over O&G 2 2 Meyerchlck. O'Donnell. MacMllllan,
19-7 win. Jim Ruther- VP-n 2 3no.pltal three running plays gained only Brinson, Causes.!
Supply found the going easy blasting a Fullbacks MasUc, Tucker, DlFa-
against Fasron 51, combing the ford scored twice and Bill Dooley Fasron :51 1 13A [ 5 yards from the Navy 32, Lipp- KjuaU.q -


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Page Eight JAX AIR, NEWS 16 October 1952

The Story Oi A POW .

i rmm1l I Lost Over 108 Pounds, Starved, No Mail For 3 Years f i S'pecial'.Service" $ ,.;;...:?;

(Items offering for sale' articlesof BulletinJan iJ-J:

property such as washing machines You hear much talk about the 1

automobiles, furniture, radios prisoner of war situation in Ko I :

clothing and the like are rea. One_ tad here at NAS Jax /1& r, Jan Navy October vs IS 146 Ft Bennlnc '

prohIbited by Defense Department knows a little bit about the be- 'P : k+ BOWLING
/ / i 4 >as r+t Oct. 2VI
regulations. This column will, hind-the scenes of a POW, )having VJ-2. Blood Dank ,'I--I'
Fasron 51 vs Pill Rollers ;
however, list such services as been impounded in a Jap Fairon 6 Ko 2 viOrt. Marine

I, available housing, rides wanted anese prison camp .in Manchuria VP-741 vi. 2t VPS81vj ,1\
and lost and found articles or Losing over 100 pounds ot $ Fasron 6 Ko. 3. vi a ;,
\ & iq
JIC.r FAW-H vi .0. :
"+ ether similar notices.) weight, going three years with Oct., 2) Of .
N Operations vs Fill Roller.Fasron '
FOR RENT out mail, half-starved during ali I Ko. 1 VI J'edlco'. ..ti\
Bloo4'Bank VIOct. ORD. Init.Fasron $
Share home with widow 'and I that time-those are just a few .23 !J
of the hardships suffered by 109 vi Denial ,, ,
"e daughter, couple only VJ-62 VI V1" 61Fairon
McClintock. Ralph Pate, ADC, of Fasron Six v 51 vi Special Service "
Ph. 8-4871. Mrs.
.' Iwbedim. house. 1018 Ran- while ,a POW. : ; Oct. 29Fairon "
109 VI 0 & Q
nil Ave., Jax Beach, $30 mo Pate was serving as part of a oei 11 '"I':

Ph. 2-2879. T. M. DeBevoise.Turn ground crew force with VP-102 Fairon 6 Ort. 21 IfoiplUlSupply ; : '

4 1-bedrm. apt. ,4592 Shelby at an advanced base in SubW Bayin VJ-62 NARTU VI vs VP-'r41 '

Ave. Ph. 2-9137 or 2-0672, 4591 the Philippines when the Jap- Oct.. 23 .
Marines vi Fasron 51 k i
St. Johns Ave. Mr. Nash. anese began their invasion. Some VP-861 109 '

Furn. rm. 5014 San Juan., Ph. 2=: men were ,evacuated by plane Week VOLLIGvRALLatron.1 Oct. 20 ..4,

0762. Mrs. Mills. while Pate and the remainingmen I Fairon 51 vi Special Service,
_m..n.n..n..n..nn.mn.n. .. _n_ OAR vi VP-741 Caters
1 rm. 4244 San Juan. Ph. 8- joined the Army as a Navy Marines vi Fairon 109
6297.( Mrs. Lowell. battalion. BULL SESSION-Sitting around telling life's stories Is a favorite Supply vi VJ63vi
.. pastime for brown baggers of Fasron Six. Tales of life in a Operation! VP861VP741
Bomber r a Fairon 9
Furn. 3-bedrm. house. 4557 Blounl Japanese prison camp as told by Ralph Pate, ADC (center), Fairon 6'I' VP861MarinH
Ave. Contact Mrs. Alcorn at The whole force evacuated to make interesting listening. Left to right are: James Gallon, AD1; VI VJ./>3 ''''.
Fort Hughes at Manila Bay, Feb. Marvin Howzc ADI Pate Ed Wallas ADI Fowler ADAN Operation v. O & R 'I
3641-A. Irwin St., Dewey Park. ; ; ; Boyd ,. ,. Fasron 51 SupplyFasron
Furn. 5-rm. house. Murray Hill. 28, 1942, and there joined a beach and Ray Wlnstead, AD3. ,NW :: VP-741 Bombers ;+.

Ph. 86300'alter 5:00 defense crew. On duty at Manila Special Services "I VP-741 GatorsTENNIS ,.
$150 mo. :
the submarine tender, biscuits. This was their sole sub- at Center Oct..2e '.
p.m. Mrs. :Martin Bowm..Unfurn. Bay was I Sergeant HOlpltal'I' VP-'lU
3rm. apt. 1514 Dancy St. USS Canopus, thought to be sunk sistance during the trip. I Otto U '.,

Ph. 2-0724. Mrs. Rosser.. by the Japanese but in reality Winter weather faced them Wins CommissionPromoted Hospital Ort\18 St VP-741 ..
doing machine shop work under upon disembarkation at Puson Fasron 6. vi Hospital ;
Share home with couple. 4618 Oct. IS 'f
Wheeler Ave. Ph. 23808. Mrs. camouflage.One Fifteen hundred men came to second lieutenantat Fasron 6 vi. hospital. ,: ,
month from,Pate's removal ashore remaining there until 11
Dorman. NATTCenter this week was
: i,
Ladies Sodality Votes ,:
to Manila Bay, Bataan fell, Nov. 1943.
Furn. rm. Murray Hill. 4508 Col former M/Sgt. Jack W, Dem- "
General Wainwright surrenderedand Over 300 men'were left behind Charity Vets Projects': :
lege. Ph. 8-6634. Mrs. Newman. mond, of Marine Aviation De- ,
all personnel were made at Pusan because they were tachment. The took )
Garage apt. Murray Hill. $40 mo. ceremony The Ladies Sodality of St. Ed. ': ,
4514 College. Ph. 2-8787. Mrs. prisoners of war, the Canopusand too weak to continue. The remaining place In the office of Major Ed- wards Chapel held Its regular ,:':

Harris all( valuable gear was destroyed men, with Pate, were ward L. Schnettler, MAD executive monthly meeting on October 9 and ,. frt'eJr.:
by the Americans prior to herded into trains and hauled officer.
Furn. 3-rm. apt. 618 Locust St. I voted to supply layettes for char,5
the entry of the Japanese.Pate northward. ,
Ph. 2-4942. Mrs. Edith Booher. I Attached to the instructor
and his were shunted ity.The
Share 6-rm. house with couple. group I Training School here, Demmond Sodality is also making"W

Murray Hill. Ph. 2-7323. Mrs. to Billibed Prison, then to Ironically, Armistice Day Nov. served with the First Marine Air comfort kits for the men at the ;y;...i!

Evelyn Doonan. Cabana Taun, a town housing 11, was the day the train ar- Wing in Korea for fifteen months Veterans Hospital, Lake City. iii

'' three prisons. Pate went into rived at Mukden, Manchuria, the before coming here last Decem- .
Bing. and dble. rms. 1447 Avon- held This was the first meeting for '" ,
'' dale. Ph. 2-5930. Mrs. Lee Compound Three and was place destined to be home for the
ber.A new officers, Jane Juleff, president .t;
there for almost a year.
next three '
' 4'R Shultz. years. veteran' of eleven years ser- ; Marjorie Baccash vice president /

Furn. 3-rm. cottage. $37 mo. Ph. Japanese officials at Mukdenwere vice in the Marine Corps, Lt. and Marge Owens, .ecre1
I 2-5410. Mrs. Schult'z. Three thousand Americans, not prepared for an influxof Demmond was stationed in the tary. ;t1:

;' Unfurn. 3-rm. apt., 907 Nelson Ph. Pate included, were then shippedto prisoners For three days South and Central Pacific dur- Father Grady spoke on the \, :,":7

\1\ ? 8-6318, Mrs. Saymon. Pusan, Korea, nearly being there was no food except Rus- ing World War II. Glories of Motherhood. i, ::1I
almost .
sunk by two torpedoes. For :
Unfurn. 5-rm. house. Ph. 3-5422. sian black bread and absolutelyno I I
a month the men were con-
::. Mrs. A. H. Stanley. fined aboard ship, being fed only heat. A severe snow storm Plan Caravan ':;
1-rm. 1605 Goodwin St., Riverside added to the misery. I
the Japanese dry rations, popularly WitherellTopsANP
Ph. 8-4701. Mrs. Bur Pate celebrated New Year,
called and resembling dog
I.. roughs. 1943 by being carted to a Japanese ) School To Waycross :

Furn. 2-rm. apt. 962 Hamilton St. dispensary with pneumonia. -

Ph. 2-2809, :Mrs. Pitcher. Think YOU,Have Talent? For fifteen days he lay in a GraduatesCharles Grid Contest :

*' Share home with couple. Ph. 2- You're In Demand Here deathlike coma. His weight now B. Witherell, Airman If

1565. Mrs. Rosaline Eiby. 85 pounds compared to a former All aboard! That's the cry
and civilian Apprentice, was the honor man
Sing, and dble. rms. 2135 River Military per 187. that. will be echoed around NAS
of the Airman
PreparatorySchool ,
side Ave. Ph. 83-8414. Mrs. sonnel with talent for enter- at NATTCenter last Nov. 8 when a bus caravan makes 'ii' 1P

Usry. taining are being sought here. In late '41 the prisoners' first week when he compiled a 91.49 its way over the north Florida \.k'

Share home with couple. 3628 Singers I instrumentalists, sight of expanding AmericanAir average for the eightweekcourse. highways to Waycross, Ca., de'lCpositing I

Ernest, Murray Hill. Ph. 2-5537. mimics, dancers, comedians, I Power was a flight of 96B29's its cargo in time for the ; ,

, Mrs. Rose Ruff. that bombed a, nearby Jax Navy-South Georgia Jr, College .
instrumental groups and group Out of a class of 310 which
town. Inadvertently killed in the (
Furn. 3-rm. apt. $25 mo. Highway grid meeting. !:"
singers-anybody who feels raid man who later turned consisted of both Marine and
220. Ph. Orange Park 8-3524. T. was a The free transportation for all
E. Jenkins. 'he or she has something to out to be a first cousin to Pate's Navy personnel, Witherell grad personnel hinges on one thing, the
1 rm. 1523 Oak St., 5 Points. Ph. give to an audience, 'should wife. uated as top man. amount of interest shown by those ; ,
call Jax Air News extension An American rescue team of He entered the Navy In Feb 11\1
8-5371 or 2-5145. Mrs. W. P. the desiring to make the trip. '
Simmons. 216 or 8184 as s'Oonas 14 men arrived in August, 1945, ruary 1952 and 9 A bus caravan will be formed,

FOR SALE possible. to liberate the men. By rail and was sent to Bain- + taking a full allotment of person. ,

ship the prisoners were shippedto bridge, Md.. for nel to .'
r Bell equity .in 3bedrm. house and from the game, pro- :'

2038 Allandale Circle W $1200 hospitals strung from Koreato boot camp. After v:ding athletic officers of the various "",'
San Francisco. Pate's last station '
{ units Inform
down assume basic > Special ;
payments. Ph. completing .
83-9946. Mr.. Fulton. medical internment was in Dub- Services, extension 593) of the .(
lin Ga his home town training he was ,
J-bedrm. house 3020 Gilmore St. near number of men interested.. 1'
passing thru Jacksonville on the assigned there to It's .
Ph. 81940. after 4. Mrs. Carter. ''ITS up to each Individual to ,
way. the hospital for make his wishes .
Sell equity 2-bedrm. house. 4360 Y to hisA{ s
Palmer the and a short time beWitherell athletic officer who In turn must. :
Ave. Ph. 88-8205. Mr. us give patients bigger l
G. W. Umble. Katherine Crooks of Technical better shows." fore coming to NATTCenterfor notify Special Services. There's .f ,

2-bedrm. house. Murray Hill. Ph. Section is in the Supply depart James W Steedley transferred school. only a month remaining before the

88-7012 or ext. 542. Chief De- ment spotlight this week. Katie Is I from Storage to Public Works Before entering service, he trip.; Personnel should start ma-

"talent scout," using her leisure this week James Y, Turner attended high school in Charleston king plans right away.
Woody.MISCELLANEOUS a Va. his home town
W. .
time and buoyant energy to resigned from Storage. Alice F. -

Rider wanted to Wesconnett, 0800 help organize variety shows for Banks left Household Effects fora where he was 'a college preparatory For The Record ..
major. re
to( 1630. Ph. ext. 437. Mrs. Ber- hospitalized servicemen and vet- position with the Office of Inspector (Continued from
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rien. erans. of Naval Material. BettyM. He now has been selected for ANSWERS

Rider wanted from Southside Kleinfelter and Willie Mae the Aviation Electronics SchoolIn '
to Two shows a month are pre- 1. Chilean and Peruvian Andes.
WAS, 0800 to 1630. Ph. ext. 348 sented for patients at the Naval Fawcett are going home to Ark- Memphis, Tenn. "The Pre 2. Early In the 16th century.

or 671. Evelyn .Sullivan. Hospital and three a year at Lake ansas. Polly McDonell resigned paratory School has helped me 3.. 18 percent. It is 78 percent i

3 riders wanted from St. Nich- City Veterans Administration Hos- from Stock Control and receiveda greatly to decide which fieldof water, only 2.2 percent protein. ,
Naval Aviation to choose
sr.olas Times Square San pital. This activity is-part of gift certificate from coworkersfor 4. In the "eyes." One pound; .W

co. 0730 to 1600. Ph. ext. 8501. Ca tie's work with American Le- the expected heir or heiress. from. I enjoyed the school of seed has produced 2,558 .11
much," he said.
Mr. Campbell. com'posedof very
gion Post 293, entirely pounds of potatoes In competl'J";
Driving to New York on or before women veterans. The Post Anna Thomas is back at work tion. .?

Nov. 1. One rider wanted, preferably sponsors bingo parties at the Na- after a three-week vacation In the family's new home In Lake 5. In 1663, potatoes were recommended '

female. Ph. 8-6997. Mrs. val Hospital also. Springfield, Ohio. Good flight both Forest area. as a safeguard against. ':':

Schneider. ways, and a pleasant time there The best of wishes of friends famine among the Irish peasantry ", .

r" Driving to California, Oct. 27 at mils work li fun," she com she reports Burice Treakle and co-workers are with Ruby Crop failure in 1772 started. ... '

0001, 2 riders wanted. Ph. 8360.: ments, "and I wish more people I probably was the busiest "week- Touchton and Marge Barker, who popularity of potatoes as a food, 'F. ,

Wave Bks. 720. Maxine Ahrens. with talent would volunteer to help I end housewife" as she moved into are both on extended sick leave. plant '

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