Jax air news
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 Material Information
Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: March 12, 1953
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
Resource Identifier: aleph - 000579555
oclc - 33313438
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System ID: UF00028307:00410

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RESCUE AT SEA-Ten 'mm from VP-16, members "of a Patrol Bomber tall section broken off, begins to sink. Note rubber raft over right wine. Safe 1
crew, are bark at NAS Jax today safe and sound after surviving a crash In and happy are the crew members (right) aboard the cutter Unat..,"' Left to
the mid-Atlantic. With one engine out, the pilot was forced to ditch the PZV right are Joe Smith, ALl; William Evans AD3: John MacDonald ADI; William\
I craft. The Coast Guard cutter Coos Kay received the message and converged Sumpter ATAN; Frederick horn AL3; Ben Cooley A)2; Thomas dramling, AL3; I
on the l scene. Exactly 28 minutes after hitting the sea, the men were safe aboard Lcdr. George Battle; Ensign Arthur Marking and Lcdr. James Bird, pilot (See
the Coos Bay. At left one of VP-16 survivors scrambles up a rope cargo net to Story on Page 3)).-(USCG Photos). ,
waiting helping hands. Moments after hitting the water, the plane (center), its
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Two'/i-GALLONERS new members have UP been Jt1 x Ibl.jjiws 'For Savings ,

added to the Gallon Club, bring' rGP.; ....
ing the total to five. Members

have donated at% least eight VOL-10 No. 47 U. S. N. A. S. Jacksonville, Fla. 12 March 1953 Bond DriveThe
plntH of blood apiece to the
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Armed Force Blood I Donor

Program, Credit Union Has VF-62 'Gladiator'Scores of Savings\ the Naval Bonds Air Committee Station -

Added to the lint were GeorgeC.
Bsughman, Public Works, $33,401 Deposit 102 Hits i is pl't>pal'ing a continuous

and Clyde E Mollins, AN, Faa w Savings Howls campaign: designed
On Sleeve
ron Six. $ Target to boost employee participation
Members wA
Five new members were added 1,356 Now hailed as the "Flghtin'- to the 90 percent

to the Half Gallon Club as The Jax, Navy Federal' Credit / est Gladiator" of VF-62 Is Lt. I level

of last week The total now is Union's financial and statistical r Homer "Tiger" Morrow, who Such a quota has yet to breached !
233. New members include i
report for the period ending February k riddled a target sleeve with 102 by a major naval air aI'Uvlty

William l l l C. Diamond, AN, 28 shown total deposits of hits while flying in an F2H-2 during the pout war period.

Fa ron Six $33,401, an increase of about Banshee It in hoped that all NAS employeeswill

Frank Glover, AN, Special $2.600 for the month. lend their support! to the pro.
In the event that rival squadrons .
Services Membership' including militaryand grain during: the ruining week
civilian nan care' to take Issue with this Participation In what count, not
James K. Blown, Public 1 I personnel, now
Works reached 1,356. The report kaUo score, the Gladiators would here the ,nmount. A small regular payroll

David I K. MacNeil, AOC, indicates that $30,778 \III now out \ '''Jot,'''', and now like to claim.Lt. Morrow's deduction is acceptable.
r :' 1L .
NATTC. on )loans, and $1,381 available/or i': : ballistic coefficient' one- I

William Carlson .Public I I loans al thin time. The Station'. Communication
t half as a record. In other
Work, Y Y S [i' af department has a 100 percent enrollment
:" word, the number" of round Lt.
.. Jo>|,h t.. 0'(1ulln..II, president, ; now. Other departmentswill
- ----- presided al the second meeting of tv111 .J Morrow put through the sleeve b,,' solicited within the next :

College Courses the new Board of Directors last ; .. weigh one-half, an much as he two weeks Those ,who have 91)i
Monday night It was decided at i'" .". does. percent employee participation will ..
.,. '
that time to subscribe to the Credit :' t"4i'1" receive' a minuteman plaque.
Lt. Morrow
Still AvailableTo ; aharpshootlng -
Bureau Vof Jacksonville It is ': \;.. Naval activities that reach the
: ... J joined I the Gladiators in
that of -- -- -' 90 be ,
planned tine this service percent quota will presented
June of 19.11! after taking refresher '
Personnel will facilitate the Investigation ,of "HOLD THAT TIGER"-Lt. with a minute-man flag: from 'the
training Floyd Bennett '
loan applications, and speed up approval Homer "Tiger" Morrow, may Treasury Department and high 1
Off-duty college: extension of loans. not be able to knock a squir Field, Y. He originally ranking; Naval officials Nation.
rel's eye out at ninety feet joined the Navy in August 1942.
wide publicity IN given such an
course are scheduled to start every time. But one thing is After training he wait attached .

next week at NATTCenter with Strp are aLto being taken by sure, he riddled the target to VOS-2, where he remained achievement ; p
sleeve he's holding with J02 *
the new Board to full
secure or
eventy-five enrolled for courses part-time clerical within the hits in a recent gunnery exercise until November of 1945, whenhe C'unulr. J. C, WftHU, Eastern
help held by VF 62. was released to Inactive duty.
and additional late registrations next month ao that the Credit -- ,- representative tl'l>l1th Office of

expected. Union office In Building 40 can Learns The Navy Way Savings Bond, Navy Department,

Each class meets oat night be open dally.AddiUonal Washington, D. C. was aboard last
each week in Building 501 at week during his tour throughoutthe
NATTCenter. Psychology classes within departments Credit Union will collectors \ be Air Force Pilot At VP-5 Receives United States

Tuesday, Mathematics, Wednes Coindr. Wallis met In conference
appointed col.
shortly Department
day and English, Thursday. lectors have authority to transact Patrol Plane Commander Status with the Station's Bonds Commit.

Sufficient registrations were Credit Union b\u\ fne* for mem. "You came here uneducated" sofficer ____._ __ tee and HOrne of the contact representatives
received to offer the following who will be respon l.
except in Air Force ways. Now told Major Paul D. Apgar,
courses: General Psychology 201, USAF hie' for the drive here
during a here
Officials remind personnel that you are leaving well versed and ceremony
Basic! Mathematics 105, and English last week -aaNEED
regular deposits of $1.00 are being competent, thanks to Navy train
101. An additional psychology accepted toward the purchase! of ing", Comdr. James C. Houghton, A huge pair of Naval aviators MORE TALENT

class will meet on Tuesday share. Patrol Squadron 5 commanding wings were pinned on MajorApgar's '
night and the courses will coverpithet' jacket over his Air Force FOR NAVY RADIO,

Personality Development -- -' -
r ,* m w m wings by .Comdr. Houghton at TV BROADCASTSEnthusiastic

202 or Educational Psychology tad the completion of that speech response greeted .
386.If e Earlier in the ceremony the announcement last week
additional registrations can ,; air force pilot and two Navy of the planned radio and TV

be obtained for English 102, it is jr fliers, Lt (jg) Daniel H. Sli win. shows utilizingNavy and Ma.I'IM -
expected that this course in advanced ski and talent.
Lt. (jg) Robert H. Bel
English will be offered. '. M ter, had received patrol plane Quite a bit of talent has been

Personnel desiring to registerfor 5' S commander certificates made available, but there are

any of these courses may register .. '' ,,j,. I xtlll many more personnel who
extension have not answered, the call
by calling 8383 or
ABILITY to command the officers .
by attending the first class meet S.s and men of their crews, The Idea is to form a talent
Jng'' next week. out pool from which a variety of
S ; carry assigned mission: and
All military personnel, including to proceed independently with a entertainers can be selected for

Fleet personnel l, their dependents qualified crew, day or night, in almost any type of live broad

and civilians are eligibleto the aircraft designated, to any cast Individuals or groups

attend. part of the world within range with no previous radio or television

-a. of Aircraft must be proven before experience! need not be
bashful in applying All talent
WEATHER OUTLOOK pilots can become patrol plane
.. commanders. will be respectfully accepted.
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Friday-Few light showers. Personnel interested '
can call!.
"PIPED OUT" From one to more than two
-Huge, mock aviator's wings adorn the chestof '
Saturday-Partly cloudy and Air Force Major Paul Apcar as heI I is piped out of Patrol Squad. years are required to gain the either extensions 521, 218, or

warm. ron 5 through a group of sidebojs. Major A pear is on pilot ex experience and knowledge necessary 8184 or call in person at the
change duty with the Navy. Te the of Lt Jax Air News offices
Sunday-Partly cloudy, somewhat rear Apgar are (je) to command One of the Building
Robert Belter and Lt. (J jg) Daniel Sllwinskl!! who are also leaving 930* Mainaid
warmer the squadron after completing a tour of duty. (Please Turn to Page 2. Col. 3)



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i Page Two JAX AIR NEWS 12 March 1953 _


JflX) S I Say It Anyway-li's Still 'Oh, Happy Day' II


I. Published every Thursday for Na\y activities al Natal In France they say "Sainte Tou- paper shuffle may start about ten min- "

:AIr SUUofl, Jacksomllle, Fla. but it usually
.chc, in Spain, "Dias Denaro, or utes after the presentation
t I. NA8. JatkMatill. in strictly G.I. vernacular "the eagle takes until 1830 for the final reading to
Capt. Burnham C. McCaffre . Commanding Officer "
Comdr. James it. Armstrong . . Executive Officer screams today. determine who gets what. s

fleet Air "uL...,III* Whatever the language, the transla- is question on the final\ Issue
Rear Adm. Ocboine B. Hardlaon .. . Commander tion "that nice witha There no
Capt Howard V. Hopkins ... . . . Chief of Staff always means, man for the Brown-Bagger. He is greetedat
sheaf of backed pictures in hand,
Fleet Air W UK EleeCapt. outstretched palm.
Arthur S. Born .. . .. .. Commander coming today." the door with an Y
r Comdr. Joseph T. Thornton .. . .hieStaff Officer Although none have admitted it, there
old belief everybodyhas
According to an
natal Air Tetaftlral TralaliK" (...Ur have been instances in the Jax_ Navy
Capt. Edwin, R. Peck .. :. .. . Commanding; Officer a day. A good citizen has his day of Brown-Baggers drawing small
Comdr. Richard S. Stuart .. . . .Kxeculhe Officer in court, Eleanor has "My Day," and area
:weal H..,iUl every dog has his day. The bluejacket's allowances from "the little woman.

Capl. Dwlgnt S NVharton. . Commanding Officer .
l.pt. Lyle A. Newton.. ... .. .. .... .:. ...Executhe; Officer day is one of utmost importance-that that p-
NARTU is, pay day.ENSIGN WHAT happens to the pictures
swashbuckling -
pt. Ea lon B Noble . T.... .. Commanding Officer the tax-paying, long-suffering,
lomdr. Anthony Truitco .. .. ... . ,Executive Ott lcerThe Leonard Timken, assistant to single souls are smiling at? :

the disbursing officer at NATTCenter, After a few minor incidentals are taken
published weekly at the U. S.
Natal I Air Station Jacksonville. Kloilda, and piloted commercially has paid to the Center Personnel ap- care of such as: car payments, the local:
with non-appropriated funds at no expense to borrowed from Joe the I -
the government and In compliance with NA\' XOS P-33. proximately $1,273,310.07 in the last tabs, the ten I
Rev Nov. J9 5. Copies are distributed five .f chance at other night, laundry and dry cleaning,
the Naval Air Station, Naval Air Technical TialnlPK I Center quarter.
the Naval 1 Air Reserve Training: I Unit Naval Air Station One to tell if day is drawingnear the single man is ready to take the re-
Cecil Field, and the U. S. Natal Hospital way pay
Editor-Andrew II. Tlaney is to notice the "Chow Hall" line mainder of his loot ashore. .

Staff Members) Marge Funoo. J03: Ed Henderson It always seems to be much longer be- The usual procedure: the next day for DOUGLAS MCKAY --
TNSN; Ann Hear). JOSA; Mildred Mueller SA, Vivian
Forces, Press Service NEWS. AFPS U material a member appearing of the In Armed this crowd at the "Gedunk" dwindles. own-Baggers for coffee mess and proceed (TM is the eighth in a aeriei _/
publication may not be repilntrd without the written to regale him with tales of what
permission cf Aimed Forces Press Service Republication .artilet dealingcitk ew gotKrrsrtent -
of ether matter, except by sect Ice publication, la prohibited WHAT happens to the lovely green happened the night before The Brown- official)
without permission cf Editor, JAX AIR NEWS. dispensed by Mr, Timken? TheY Bagger, of cotarse, buys the coffee.
Editorial: offices located Building 930 topside), Phone pictures Douglas McKay, the new Secretary -
klrnlons 8184 and 216.iiwiji. of the Interior, has been at

.,. the service of Oregon's citizensfor

; t 1 1Stalin's 1r t the better part of his life.

IMOWK During WWI Sec. McKay

joined the Army where he

,, served as a first lieutenant In

J'Iw' MAINSIDE the 361st Infantry, 91st Division. ,

;" Thursday, Marcht Wounded in action in the

Fort Apache .. John Wayne Meuse Argonne offensive, h.

Friday, March IS spent months in Army hospitalswith

a, The Quiet Man .... John Wayne serious multiple Injuries
death is a pointed reminder Saturday, March 14 .

that your libraries have Count The Hours..Teresa Wright In WWII, the new Administrator -

plenty of material to help you NATTCfuterThursday served as captain and majorin

know our enemy. Have you read March It Army Service Command Unit
Star of Texas. .. ..Wayne Motris 1911.
Das Capital or the Communist
Friday Mardi 13 Mr. McKay was mayor of Salem

Manifesto How much do you Fort Apache ............ John Wayne Ore., from 1933 to 1934.

know of Russia's past history? Saturday, March 14 He was elected 1 governor in

When and why communism took -- ..._____._. ---Y-" .._________....__ The Quiet Man ..........John Wayne 1948 and re-elected for a four-

hold? Or the piead of its treachery HOSPITAL year term in 1950. He resignedthat
COMMISSIONED-Two new second lieutenants, former M/Sgt.
? Do you recognize Its insidious Norman Dolsen (left) and T/Sgt. George Cribb (right) receive Thursday, March M post to accept his present
congratulations from Lt. Col. James Lindsay commanding officerof One Girl'sConfession appointment under President
propaganda? the Marine Aviation Detachment at NATTCenter, after being .. ......... Cleo Moore Eisenhower
We suggest a few of many ti- sworn in as officers. The two leave for Marine OCS at Quantlco, Friday, March IS .

tles. Russia, Past and Present; Va. soon.Pick Star of Texas...... ..Wayne MorrisSaturday The new secretary was Chairman -

Soviet Arms and Soviet Power; March 14 of the Western Governors'Conference ,

Communist Trail in America; Am- Three From Air Force Pilot Fort Apache .' ..... John Wayne for two, years and was
erican Russian Relations 1781- (Continued from Page 1)Navy's a member of the Executive Boaid

1947; Soviet Opposition To Stalin; MAD At Center big P2V patrol planes. k )\ of ,the National Governors' Con-
DIYlN ference in 1951.
Soviet Image of the U. S.; Soviet ?
Russia And The Fast East Per- For OC SchoolThree I Both Lt. (jg) Sliwinski and Lt. Much of his time has been devoted

sonal stories of those who have (jg) Belter reported to VP-5 directly \ SERVICESJProtestant to conservation projects. He
Marines from MAD at from was the original chairman of the
escaped read like adventure, mystery flight training and :
NATTCenter will enter Officer's Willamette River and
Project J
medieval torture and nightmares needed more than two years.
Candidate School in the near fu- 0830-All Saints Chapel. served on that committee for 14
in one package: I Chose
:Major Apgar was already Cap
'reedom; I Live Again. tore after!' being selected for pro- a 0915-Naval Hospital Chapel. years Under this project, Army
r motion to the temporary rank of tain in the Air Force when he 0930Sunday School. Engineers have built three dams
second lieutenant in the Regular reported to VP-5 for a year of.. 1045-All Saints Chapel.Catholic and two more are now under con-
Tu top it off you might try a Ma tine Corps. exchange duty and due to his I stiuctlon (AFPS).
which abounds in humor
novel The three are T/ gt. George F. previous experience needed only 0800-0900-1000 Mass, St. Ed- .
but doesn't miss the baths, Comes I
Cribb, Jr, M/Sgt. Norman. Dol- one year to qualify ward's Chapel. A visitor at a farm, noticing
The Comrade!, or the newest one, sen, and Sgt. Walter C. Cawthon. 0645-Mass at Hospital Chapel. that one of the mules had a particularly
When The Gods Are Silent. There
Dolsen and Cribb, already orn DURING his career which began Mormon vicious look, asked the
in all fields of
recent arrivals
are fiction and non.ficUon-hlstorlcal'' In as second lieutenants, will leave in 1942 he has accumulated 1930 Tuesday- NATTC \Jhap. stable boy: "Sam, does that mule

for the five-month course this flight hours in various military lain's office. ever kick you?"
novels, current affairs, adventure,
week, while Cawthon is expectedto aircraft, including the C-54, C. Christian Science. "Well, no sir" replied Sam,
science fiction et al.
be transfer in the near fU-j'' 47, P-40 P-39, P-36, the famous 1900-Tuesday NATTC Chap- "but he's always a-kicking the

tune I I B-29 and the Navy's P2V Nep- I lain's office. place where I recently was."
Several for which you have waited t I
Instructor : tune.
Formerly an at Airman -
are now available. Stephen
Preparatory School, I>O! MIin Captain Arthur S. Born Commander '

Austin, Father of Texas (Texans
a veteran of 10'', years in the Fleet Air Wing 11
have first choice) U-Boat 977
Marines and wan recently I stressed the rarity of the certif-
(Woild War II from the enemy'sview
awarded the Air Medal for his icate presentation to Major Ap-
) Ann a pur a (mountain-.
actions while senlng as a transport gar when he told the squadron
climbing adventure; color photos I
pilot In Korea. I "I cannot recall of another Air
add to a story of incredible danger -
Cribb has been serving as Per- Force officer who is qualified as : Y t hL
and excitement); This I Believe
(Ed: Mutrow's collection of sonnel First Sergeant for the Detachment a Navy patrol plane commander." .
and instructorat .
was an
the "personal philosophies!! of 100

thoughtful men and women"); Degree NATTCenter, Memphis, priorto MAJOR APGAR, however, re-
coming here In March, 1952. He cently served with another Air
(novel based on the life ofNapoleon's ,
beloved who became served in the Asiatic-Pacific the- Force pilot who had qualified for .
ater In World War II.
and received such a certificate.
the mother of the Swedish royal

line), Cawthon, who attended the' Uni- Before Major Apgar reportedto

Information Please l Almanac versity of Florida before enlistingin VP-5 to begin his year of exchange

1953 (entertaining even when the Marine Corps, is attachedto duty he was serving at

Receipt and Transfer at MAD.Leyte McDill Air Force Base .
you're not huntingstray facts); Tampa.His
Always The Young Stranger I next duty 'station will be

(Sandburg's autobiography for In MothballsThe with the 1708 Ferry Group at

which his admirers have waited), Essex-class carrier Leyte, Kelley Field, San Antonio, Tex GARNERS Allt NE D AL-U, C.I. Cltarles farms eoDUaUH1i r
Keep an eye on the bulletin boards now in the Boston Naval Ship- oltJeer 01 Marine AIr Detachment NAETU Air
and we'll do our best to keep you yard, has been scheduled tor lieved in the active fleet by the Medal to It/S&t. herbal hl&ht (hlchU. Sergeant Knlsht 1f..
vn-to-date mentally In the cheerful mothballing into the Atlantic Bennington, which was recom- w aerial the flights AIr fa Medal for meritorious ad while participator

comfort of the libraries. Reserve Fleet She will be re- missioned'several months ago. Wing while I. Korh.a Korea". He was attached C. First Mar Air

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12 March 1953 JAX AIR NEWS

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I IASR A 'I ., ., Red Cross DriveRepresentatives

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: \1 ;" : of the American Red Crow
Patients at the Naval Hospital f.i ; :
carried on in all departments -
Is being
welcomed the new month with a : ; fl.
t. .._.....". ... of the Naval Air Station. \
"Windy Party" March 5. Charming "::" '" '. .

hostesses from the USO helped 1j : : ..: :. : """i;" ; Appointed representatives will i
; .
make the party a lor of fun and 1 ,..f. "f1t accept membership donations i

evtryon -will look forward to their .. : a. throughout the duration of the

return on the first Thursday evening campaign which will be in prog

in April.Instructors ress all this month. The national

from the Arthur fund goal this year Is $93,000,000,

Murray School of Dancing are now : : a sum necessary to finance the I

4 \ services of this organization.
holding' their bimonthly classes on \ many

Tuesday afternoons at 1500. They Concrete evidence of the value

were here last March 10 and will \." ,: ,: .' of the Red Cross to this area 1*

return March 2l.- All patients are E ;: ;'-,.." >" "",,--. ,;'',.. ,, '" indicated in the activities of the

invited to' avail themselves of this yI Field Director's office. Financial

opportunity either i to learn to _. .. .... .. assistance in the form of loans and

dance to perfect their skills. ---J.d.: ; amounting to SM.2&680>>
or grants t
GOLF ALPHA 51 BLACK-"Air Defense, Co Ahead Golf Alpha 5' .
thank you" Such language sounds strange to the unacquainted, but to these patriotic was rendered during the fiscal

The! Anterleaji legion is sponsoring Navy wives, It's becoming a part of their dally lives. Answering the call for volunteers for the year ending June 1952.
wives of Navy men, most of them Irom'F.l'U., are
Ground Observer Corps this group of women,
a Musical Revue in the Recreation I Last year Red Cross workers at
at the Air
receiving their first Instructions In plotting technique from Al/C Greenberg
Hall Thursday Mitrch 12 Force Filter Center In Jax.: 'The lax center needs a minimum of 810 personnel to man the Filter camps} and hospitals gave help in .

at 1300. This Revue has been Center,' and Is far short .f that quota. Left to right are Mrs. John larroblno; Mrs. William Flynn; more than 355,000 cases and requests

presented at other hospitals in the Mrs. Charles McCandliss; Al/C Greenberg! !Mrs. R. E.: Johnson; Mrs. C L. Horton; Mrs. Dempsey of servicemen each month.

Butler Jr.; Mrs. J. II. Godwin; Mrs. James Parker and Mrs. A. G. Roberts.MayDay than
vicinity and is unusually good. All -- Financial aid totaling more

hands are invited. And Out $6,000,000 was given in that time.

Plans are under way for a St. BLOOD BANK t I .

Patrick's Day Party in the recrea- Marine Pair Garners
Calmness Prevails As VP-16 Crew
.. tion hall Thursday, March 19 at BOX SCORE Rifle Contest Honors.Two .

1930. Hostesses from the First
No. Quo. Per- Marines from MAD at
Ditches Bomber In MidAtlantic"Every
Methodist I Church will come
? !" Mt. cent NATTCenter received I honor-
aboard for this event and a jolly
man knew his Job and acted In a calm, cool manner," lathe i NATTC _..?.....190 366 192.6 ary certificates in the recent quarterly .
is All hands
evening anticipated. way Lcdr James R. Bird of Patrol Squadron IG.explalns: how his Medical} ......2 :3 1300: rifle marksmanship contest
-whether be Irish or not
they -
crew escaped injury when he had"to crash land a P2V patrol planeIn Reserve Fleet .. 75: 86 11 4..6 sponsored by Leatherneck magazine. -
are cordially invited to join In the '
the mid-Atlantic recently. Public Works 25 26 104.0 .

fun.. Despite landing in seas whippedby -- Fla. Mil. Dlst... 5 :5 100.0 Both In Airman School they are

30-miles-an-hour winds, 30 seconds a nose high stall. At impact the Dental.......... ..1 1 100.0 Pvt. Fred E. Fleldhouse, and Pfc.
netrral .have
Recently patients
tail had broken loose. Althoughthe :5 :5 100.0
Administration David J. Sylvester. The pair fired
shared with others their 8MM mo- after ditching, all of the crew
vies and 35MM slides. Those wbo were clear of the sinking craft. plane sank in about on* min Marine Brks ....3 3 100.0 for the competition while In recruit -

before that. Spec. Services .4 3 75.0 at Parrls Island,
are Interested in this type of photography Twelve minutes later a motor ute all hands were out training

are urged to contact the surf boat from the Coast Guard At that time' the Coos Bay was Sup and 1<'111. 26 19 73.7 S. C. FlelJhouse fired a 231: Sylvester -

Cecil Field .... .. 15 11 73.3 a 230 out of a possible 250
only 1,200 yards
Red Cross recreation worker and cutter Coos Bay, picked up four
..... 14 10 714
Operations to for the
points qualify aa expert
assist with Organizing a club. men who were drifting in inflated One day after they were pickedup
Communications 3 2 66.6 contest.
Chaplain Harry Porter Farr, life Jackets. The other six were.. I the men were transferred to .
CofnFalrJax ....128 79 61.7 .
chairman<<: of the Naval Hospital in a life raft. The rescue was another Coast Guard ship and O & R .... ........ 90 28 31.1
annual Red Cross fund drive carried out so quickly the mendidn't taken to New York, Carnival
committee $1,500
FAW-11 ..........43 12 27.9
reports that plans for the even catch cold. A Fleet Logistics plane brought Gr. C. Sprgs.... 30 7 23.3

Hospital Red Cross fund drive are S them here last week, still In flight Security .. .........5 1 20.0 Check Given To
complete. The and civilian LCDR. BIRD and his crew of
military gear they were 'wearing at the Naval Hasp. ..16 0 .0

personnel of the committee include nine in the P2V; Lcdr. George M. time of the craahlanding. Clothes ... ..
AIM ..... .. .. 5 0 .0
Lt. W. F. Weeden, Lt. M. Battle co-pilot; Ensign Arthur P. typewriters, coffee bags, and evena Engineers ........ H 0 .0 Easter Seal Drive

O'Neill, Ens. P. N. Jula, Ben KU- Marking, navigator; John C. Mac- fiddle aboard were thrown out Indus Rel ........ 1 0 .0 The annual Easter Seal

see, HMC; W. E. Dismuke, 11M2; Donald, ADI, plane captain; Joseph before the crippled I plane was NARTU... ....... 7 0 .0 Drive of the Duval County
James T. Harrison, Leadmgman K. Smith, ALl; Ben A. Cooley I ditched.
Society for Crippled Childrenlast
Maintenance; Merle B. Hutchinson, A02; William V. Evans, AD3; i There and
were many happy relieved week received $1,500
Civilian Personnel office Fred M. Horn AL3 Thomas F. a
; and Fred ;
smiles when the crew arrived Okay Family Allowances kick-off boost from the Navy.The a
"Williams AE3 and Bill C. I
Commissary.Time Gramling, ; Sumpter -
and those smiles were displayed check, nearly double the I
-- ...-- ATAN, had been on their way Enlisted personnel with dependents
not the who
only by men I amount given the Society last

Short For from Bermuda to the A tores when had crashlanded but also by the I were allotted extra allow- year, was presented to Henry P. i
failed and the other
one engine
wives, families and friends waiting ances for two more years by the Schage, president of the Society,
to smoke and throw oil.
began for them here at NAS Jack. Services committee. and Dr. Thomas H. XJpscombe,
Morals Writers radio contact mad Senate Armed -
Quick was sonville. (See Pictures Page 1)). chairman of this year's fund drive
The word was flashed over to the .
from 1952 Navy Charity Carnival
Coast Guard Search and Rescue
Entering Contest NOTICEBlue The House and Senate are proceeds.
Center in New York, then to ra I
dio-direction-finder stations along' Cross and Blue Shield ready to vote OR the bill to continue S e a
Those who wish to enter the
Sixth Naval District Morals Essay the coast payments are due March 17-18 the present increased quar Capt Burnhw C. McCaffree,
officer of the Naval
S policy holders are_ reminded.
Contest in ters allowances.
now progress, are
Air Station, made the presentation.
reminded to submit their papersto IN' 1C MINUTES a U. S. Air .

Comdr. John J. McGowan, Force B-29 roared skyward from ,Z" ..'-" ''.'. '::W
'\\. "". >1<' It was the last of four check.
senior station chaplain, by April Kindley Field, Bermuda and five ,., .'.
.. ... '" I. given Jacksonville charitable organizations
minutes later a Coast Guard PBM
15. .,...jI-..,,,.''(,t'at .,.... during the year. Th!!
followed.But .
Essays will be forwarded to the .
: .,A'f.t.\.,' Navy assisted by its civilian(
nearer the crippled MV.'II" "' "
District by May 1. :
workers, is laying plans for an
All Navy and Marine Corps a 311-foot Coast Guard cutter, the :
,,.,. even greater fun and fund raising:
Coos Bay. Her skipper ordered
personnel stationed within the
> Carnival for 1953.
top speed and immediate Sixth Naval District which 1
embraces Lt. Col. Paul S. Treitel, Carnival
direction from her routine pa-
all commands at NAS
chairman this year, Is making'no :

Jacksonville, are eligible to par- trol course. announcement as yet of the-
Lcdr. Bird in the Navy plane
Personnel need be
ticipate. not
scope of those plans. N ever the-
within the District at the time used a high-powered homing beacon '
less" optimism to apparent among
the cutter to his
from guide
the essays are judged, but must committee members that net receipts
aircraft to it. Thirty-three minutes ,
be in the District at the time essays i this year will far exceed
after radioing his distress
are submitted. those of a year'ago.
signal he sighted the Coast Guard I
Personnel who entered the local *

Morals Essay Contest last fall ship. I Th first I Navy Carnival for
to fuel
After circling expend
can obtain their original essays Charity was held in 1950. Every
that might mean an explosion, the
which are now on file In Comdr. year since the size of the Carni
Navy pilot set the patrol plane into
McGowan's office. On request of val has increased. The impact has
a long gradual descent
the authors, essays will'be fur- been felt by benefiting charities
ther submitted to the District. ,who have been able to expand
JUST BEFORE he reached the
They may be rewritten if de CARNIVAL CHECK FOR TIlE CRIPPLED-After being J rt- 'their activities with their share
surface he brought the plane into seated with a $1,500 sired. Those who did not enter I in Carnival receipts.
Nary Carnival for Charity, Henry Sthage (left), president of the
the local competition are still I the lives of men in the service. Days County Society for Crippled Children and Dr. Thomas This 'ear'.t event 1* scheduledfor

eligible for the District contest. I Appropriate prizes will be 1 LJpscorabe, chairman of the 53 Easter Seal Drive, show Capt. May 15 and 18. Ag formerly,

Essays are to be from 300 to awarded the ten best essays, and : Burnham C. McCaffree (center) NAS commanding officer, several this "all hands" project will coincide .
of work done locally afflicted children.
500'words in length, on any sub. leading papers will be published photos behind the three are Capt. Julius among C. Early chairman of last Standing year's witk exhibits and displays

ject in the field of moral and religion in bulletin issued by the District Carnival (left) and Lt. Col. Paul S Treltel, chairman ot this year's honoring Armed Forces Day .May

( which have a bearing upon' Carnival, to be staged at NAS May 15-16. 1*.



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___ The basketball:; games are over

give me a dime." 5J wA. but the memory lingers on. It r
"Not today, Junior." $ .r
was a season of good sportsmanship '
, "I'll tell you what the iceman and the Wave basketeerscan't +
'said to Mom "
this morning.
help but "t-hed a
"Here, son Quick, what did he end.
tear to see it
Last weekend they traveled to
"He said, 'Lady, how much ice
Pensacola] where the hospitality
yon want today'?
I of Corry Field and Mainside
'> made the trip worthwhile even
The old Scotchman was!! on his
r s though the gals lost both games.The .
death bed. His Jhree sons were .., ,rfe I "Pensi" Waves did a most BACK FROM PO SCHOOL..
gathered around him. The first Mary L. Bins, DT3. is the
one said, "We will older a big successful job in making their first Wave from NATTCenterto

hearse, four flower cars and all UNIQUE TRAINING-Winston' E. Adams, AKC checks the guests feel at home. The Waves attend the 'PO Leadership
stock number of an aircraft engine during classroom demonstra that were unable to ,take part in School at Bainbridge. She
our Irl nds. lion at NATTCenter's Aviation of from the
Storekeeper School, only one the indoor will be graduated !school! with
The second son disagreed, "No, Its kind in the Navy' training program. At the left is Gerald sport perhaps an above-average mark.
one car and one flower mobile Mundele, AA and right is Theresa Veselosky AA; both students interested in the date of April J -- -
-- when softball practice begins. If
and just the close relatives is First Wave From
enough" Storekeepers time is your problem, forget it,

for you will find it very hard to
With that the third son Interlupted resist when you see your buddies Center Graduated

"You talk as though monty Center's AKA( ) School Only on the diamond enjoying

is going out of style. We will themselves.
From PO SchoolThe
just older the hearse and the *

body.three" of us can ride with the One Of Its Kind In Navy Keep It In mind' and 'just as first Wave from the Naval!

soon as Mary Dimick can find Air Technical Training Center has'
Just then the old Scotchman sat someone who is willing to coach graduated from the Petty Officer
tip In bed and exclaimed, "Get me The Aviation Storekeeper School of NATTCenter is supplying
the team this year, the exact Leadership Bainbridge,
my trousers, quick. I'll walk to the most important factor to good Aviation Supply Logistics.This date practices begin will be Md.

the cemetery" factor is the training young men and women to.perform
posted Mary L. Biggs, DT3, represented -
of the various duties Aviation
properly many requited of Stot'e'keepers.
the Center at the
Parascandola is getting tint!\
A Marine .
and Seabee
a during class since its opening.
checked out on night vision at
the war on Guadalcanal were The AKA) School! Is the only The Petty Officer Leadership
TD school: at. Pensacola. At the
the asking merits an elderly native about one of its kind in the Navy training Marines Cop end of her six weeks course School Is a Class C shoot for
of various nationalities program. The training con Waves. The school's four-weeks
Trudy will return to Jax.
which had held the island. Here's lists' of twelve weeks of intensified training is intended to give Waves

his answer: technical training for the potential HonorManRecognition Good luck to five who have a well-rounded course of matino'

"First, British come. They pretty Aviation Storekeeper It been transferred from NATTCenter. tion' on their duties an a petty of

good. Then Japs come; British provides the Knowledge which will Included are Mary Miley fleer The quota is filled mainly

go.: Japs very no good. Marines enable him to meet the requirements who is one her way to Pensacola; by women petty officer! thud

and Seabees come; Japs'go. Marines for AK3 and also to fulfill Two, Marines from opposite corners Jean Dyer to Norfolk; Beverly class', but second and first lHn

and Seabees O. K. Then the all-impoitant function of cor of the United States led their Schoenthal and Joyce Jones to P.O.s also attend.

Americans! come-I like." rectly doing the job in the field. respective classes in Airman Preparatory AT (A) School, Memphis and Mary may, who the NuIn
School and Aviation Ordnance Sgt. Belinda DeRocco to Olathe, l"ntend.
I' April 1951, has been attar'her to
School at NATTCenter last Kansas.
The. course In divided Into eight the Center's dental lab since CMo-
VJ.2 Ends week. v vPfc. i *. *
phases totaling 480 hours of Instruction Roland ber ot that year.CREDIT.
E. Butler, from Lisbon
These phases vary from I AN (P) School greets two new .
Center, Maine, led AOA) I students.
They are Grace Strader
eight home to ninety hours in
school, while Pfc. Harold W. Lap- from
Parris Island
First Year ength. They include: Introduction Mary
To Navy Supply, Cataloguesand thorne, Jr., of Seattle, Wash., finished Kinnaird from Bainbridge NAS UNION

Publications Aviation Supply first of 182 graduates 1 in welcomed Irene Collett from TE
ANP) school.Lapthorne QUESTION BOX
Ashore, Aviation Supply Afloat, I I School, Bainbridge .
At StationWeather Supply in Operations, Office Pro- topped his class witha Two new additions to the MAA I "" _

ceedures and Techniques,, Material 92.61. Butler led the 14-week I staff in Barracks 722 are Barbara i QUESTION: Can military peisdnnel -

Squadron Two left the .and Afloat Accounting Ordnance course with an 86.25. Brister and Virginia Mc. join the Credit Union

'boot" stage and came of age Pfc. Butler Brearty. ANSWER: Yes, military person

this week when its first year of Class gnats. are limited to 19 was a student There are six in the Hospitalwho nel of any Naval activity In Du-

hurricane hunting operations students This small number of at Bates College I would like to hear from' val County may become mem-

came to an end Tuesday. students enable instructor J personnel t their shipmates. Included are hers of the Credit Union.
before entering Jean '
to I LeBlanc, Betty Morgan QUESTION How do
Officers and men of the unit give considerable individual I : you joinsANSWER
the Maiines Joyce
Rogers from
NAS and
instruction and
have already earned a "well. attention. It is : Membership' aprltt'atlON
done" from Admiral Lynde D. Interesting to note that doe to this last June Carol Dolores Johnson Jewel Gunn and can be obtained at the

McCnimick, Commander-in-Chief careful attention given to all student Prior' to his entry ter. Quinn from NATTCen Credit Union Office in Building:

of "the U. S. Atlantic Fleet and that the majority of the 1 into the 40 any Thursday or Friday afternoon

Supreme Allied Commander errors in the phases are brought .M "Jackie" LeBlanc will no doubt 'from 1530 to 1730. The
a r 1 a e down in
for its first year work. to light by students themselves.This Butler go history for having application\ should!! be accompanied

CommendedThe should prove invaluable to Corps, Lapthorne was employed in said "Give'me Liberty or give by at least 125. This includes -
o **
Hurricane Hunters, com- the storekeeper when he Is working the tooling department of Boeing me Leave the entrance fee of :2*

mantled by Cosndr. David J. in an operating squadron. Aircraft's plant In Seattle. From orman Butler requested s cents and $1.00 "down payment"on "

Walkinshaw, were also recentlycommended Curriculum for the school has here he will go to Air Controlman I duty, and is now awaiting trans a |5,00 share,

for their outstanding been completed by over 2300 students School at Olathe, Kans. I fer to MCAS, El Toro, Calif., for QUESTION: What te the maxi

performance by the..efficer-in- I Including one Italian Naval For his next assignment, hen further assignment. mum a member can have on deposit

charge of the Hurricane Fleet man under training for foreign .. ?
Weather Central at Miami, Florida I nations. The student failures I t. V ; ANSWER: $1,000,00.

and the Commander of East. during the past year averagedfour rl: QUESTION: How much inteieot

em Sea Frontier, New York City. percent.The does the Credit" Union pay on

Track Six Storms course currently convenesa "" : deposits?

Weather Squadron 2 hunts and class each Monday and is available ',' ANSWER: In its first nix monthsof

tracks hurricanes occuring in the to all USN, USNR, Fleet, Recruit operation, endingf'f'mb..r-

Atlantic, Caribbean, and the and Shorebaned personnel 31 of last year, the Credit Union -

Gulf of Mexico. Six hurricanes, ---- a 0- paid a dividend, of 2%. This

many lessor storms and num. Festival Of Passover year it will probably PRY more,

f'rous..trainin hops have been To Begin March 30 but the amount cannot be determined
flown by until the end of the
sqaudron personnel 1 The Religious Festival of Pass

since the unique' unit was com over will l be observed from sunset year. .
mi $ioni'd here last March. QUESTION: What ue \is wade
30 to
March sunset' April 7.
The of entrance fees?
usually appearfiom Seder Sessions will be observed
until late ANSWER: : Entrance fees are set
November on the evenings of March 30 and
aside, with 20 of the
but the season last year got ort 31. Along %
Credit Union's net earnings before
to a late start wjth hurricane Leave will be granted to persons .' '
"Able" blowing on August! 24 dividends, as a reserve
up of Jewish faith when practicable. -
in the Atlantic east of Martinique. against losses on bad loans.
___. .
--- R .
Climaxing the season was hur e SS _
ruane) "Fox" which formed i in Dad: "Well, my' boy, how are APPRENTICE HONOR MAN-Frank Leigh one of four hon NA Supervisors Meet

the Caribbean during the last t you doing in school or four students year of in wofk the class in Public of 89 apprentice Works and students who completed There will be a meeting of the.
week of October This storm' Son: "Oh, not so bad. I'm trying departments, is presented 'a commendation by Capt. and Repair National Association' of Supervi
"birds in the eye" aspect made it I to yet! a-head" McCaffree NAS commanding officer Other honor students r. sore Department of Defense

one of the most notable in re Dad: "That's good. You need receive commendations. were Donald Scott, valedictorian; Mortl-to Thursday' March 32 at 1930 at
met Swanson and Theodore Bacmclster. ,The graduation the YWCA on West Duval Street
cent t'l'I'f..on.
years one.
lea: were held I last Friday at Mainside auditorium. All
members are urged: to attend.


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VF-174, VP-5, VF-103, Fasron Six, VC-62 Report. 'Cost Conscious'Becomes '- f

Scouting Jacksonville Area Squodrons At Fasron Theme Six ::.

VF-174 --1: 1I i:,
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Air Group 17 launched its "Mon- ijgi( ) Robert H. Belter. A ''Coat Consciousness" program '

key .Golf" tournament last week When the Boatswain Mate piped I to stress economy as a command

with VF-174 taking the first game the final note it was no' still you function was launched 1 by key personnel \
To the unversed, "Monkey Golf" in could have heard a "nose wheel" of Fleet Aircraft Service 1 I,
played with six participants each drop. Moistuie was observed In Squadron 6 at a .kick-off meeting,

Rising a different club, hitting In the eyes of the PPC's as they Jrp a r inBuilding 200

rotation without changing his individual marched into the hangar. "Lowering the cost of opeiations ,

club. j The weight and balance officer W'frt Mh within our own unit will :

Against VA-175's Devil's Diplomats 1 commented, "If the captain had I play a part In the Navy's national 1,
pinned the "Wings" on "Ski" Instead wale for cutting expenses
the Hell Razors, on the program!
eighth hole, were four strokes of the Major we would have 'I I -,- : IR ," stated Ixdr, Fiedeikk I 1':,

down, but in the final stage of !seen! a human -Take off" Capt.. Woodward, commanding officer of

the game tinned on the piessuie, A. S. Born added piestlge to the I Fusion 6, who appointed a se\en--

ceremonies with his presence and I man board for the squadron's
flinching) the game by one stroke. .
Captained I by Lcdr., ROBS A. fine talk jju "Cost Conscious" program.
Knight, the opponents put up a Emphasis l On Abuse

great fight.Compriaing. VF10SVF10.1 During the board's initial meet slog
welcome! a new arrival
the Hell Razor Cou- outstanding emphasis WRSpla'ed
with open arms last week, Glaring I II ",..- -- ,-.-. ..'
on the excessive use of
gar-boys' team were Lcdr. John I
H. lartobino, Lcdr. James Parker the hangar spaces is a brand new ;I "IT COSTS r.tONEY"-"Don't discard those rajs-wash 'emH lights during I normal working
I TV-2 jet trainer. According to 4 -explains Mack D, Alford, AB1 (right) to Richard J. Miller AN, days,
Lt William Cameron, Lt Bob Hall, squadron spokesman, "looks like i i a* he illustrates one of the numerous, methods devised at Fasron -
.Lt, AI Roberts and Lt. Charles I II, Six to ilash operational cost within the command. "Of equal importance in lower
there be better ahead .
might days .. .. .. .
- --- "
Jdd>anlflJ. - - -- -- log operational cost, said Lt. Edward
fluent Gibbs the out the members of the District eight-man
Although no one has been seen as
I G. Lorenz chairman
of the
Last week saw two of the squad
ron's crew join the "Biownbag- wearing crepe,' the squadron is locals Saturday, 70-68, for the title All-Star team. board, "is the upkeep and preservation -

gem" list Saying the vow March mourning the departure to civil in the last few seconds of play. With only three games lemaln- of equipment to assure that
life of Bill Bailey, AK2. He has Ing In the Springfield Veteian's "
5 was Robert A. Halt, A03, and In the first three games of the use will be obtained.-
been In charge of the Material department Bowling League, Faston's' keglets
Joseph Parker, AD3. four game seiiei, the Banshees to Mid Sptxlal Liberty
wince the squadron wan I dropped two Thursday
Crew members journeyed to Jax organized last May and will. be I eliminated Muray Hill Baptist, 77- State Steel and Wire Co, but Conservation of cleaning equip
ment and the unauthorized'use of
Beach over last weekend for an sorely missed. Bailey, who calls i 45J\ NATTC Mailnes, 78.53; and maintained top spot as second position

outing in the sun A dip in Tuscaloosa I Ala. his home, plansto Overhaul and Repair, 105.67, be. Cohen Brothers also dropped and mobile vehicles were also stressed'

the ocean and refreshments, resume his education fore going into the finals. a pair. placed under surveillance

Simons Yaitrough, AT3, joinedthe e e Special liberty is awarded to.
From the 18,teams participating Don LaMay paced the home.
crowd bag and baggage for a Faron. !Sit in the tournament, Bob Grabaz team with a 568 for the thiee- personnel who have established'

two-day stay at the beat?. Mon. F .ron'" quintet took f'cond'place and "Mutt" Pasco were picked for I game net while Ed Axrmtn rolleda methods or greatly assisted in savings -

day morning saw him report to. in the District AAU Touina- their sensational performance as1ti3r I 529 and Ben Tiuskowskl 510. to the nquadion. Department -
the squadron bright eyed, bushy heads submit I individual 1
Fasron will make its bid in theJacksonville
tailed!l and with a healthy glow names to the board for cleteimlna-
City Bowling tion of awards I '
ment beginning Saturday evening
VP-ft Members compiling tse board
at the Riverside lanesEvidence ,
Quite. a "B&lI"VAl held by VP-5 are Carl E. Owens, AOC; Her-
to 100'i -
last Friday at the Duval Armory points participation belt W Hammer, ADC; William!
in the 1953 Red Cross,
where entertainment was superb, H. Clinton, ATCI) Walter W. Scot- :
Drive Chaplain John N.Montgomf'I' .
miiBJc grand, and atmosphere con says lens, ADC; l'aul.S. By am, ADC;
who is. in charge of
: genial.An 1. and Mack D. Alfoid\ ABt. '
4 the Squadton's Red Cross camps .
added show ---
called the "Pur- ---

suit of the Balloons", was stagedby Q ig n. he had been shipmates back when ...,....
one of the entertainers, who As the first week of campaigning naval 'aviation was in its Infancy

quite in earnest, fell flat on his came to a close, Faston's in Pensacola, Fla. It wasn't\ .

back xrv we memberships totaled J56 with donations through the relationship however, IJ

Darrel J. Eudy, AD3, did the b continuing to mount. It that the's' qua d r 0 n received urn,

Statue of Liberty play while his, Is expected that before the drive overall glade of "Excellent".

date "Charlestoned" ill over the end the latter part of this month, The brain-child of Gerald An .

place alone.A Faction's participation will teach derwn, AN, a new VC.62'In ignla

vote of thanks to the seven- c 100'/r, Is now In the mill. Subject to approval -

man committee which worked .,....'>>:....w., ;.....w...........do. "" ,,' Thomas R. Ferguson,' AT2, by CNO the insignia will 'I

hard to make this party/ a success I l. CHANGE OF DUTY-Lcdr. Robert Olson fright), executive checked' In for duty last week aft attempt to graphically show the "
1 of Patrol 18 ( VP-861)) this r
officer formerly week
Squadron relieved
26 months. with VA.
namely Lt.jg( ) Edgar M, Lcdr. Edward Wise as offlcer-in- 'harge of "P.U'df'tath. upending squadron's primary mission _

Smith, Walter A, Solak, AE3: ment here at Jax. Lcdr. Wise is bade a farewell by Lcdr. Olson 15. He has been assigned to the Repotted aboard are Betty Bui :

Robert M. Tiedtke, AN; Noel R II as he leaves for separation in Washington, D. C. Electronics Shop. anne 1'ur't'1I, baby daughter of ;1
Dumond, AKAN: Franklin I I E. -- --- Wilbur L. Woods, ALC. and wife Lt. and Mrs. Charles K, Purcell ..t

:Merson, AD3; Gene D. Gray, PN- I Captain Born Speaks, are proud to announce the arrivalof and Nancy ,Lynn Willsey, daughter

SN{ Huey Herbert, ABAN, and Lanell who was born Feb 21 of Bill Willsey, A El, .

.William. E. Wood, AN Vital Factors I In Career Of Officers at the Naval Hospital! Lanell The sound of wedding b jls almost .' !:

It WM a wonderful tribute the weighed in at 7 lbs.Vi6t. drowned out the roar of 'jets .. \

way the squadron responded during Pointed Out To AGO School Grads'The S warming up with Don Sergeant, "
presentation of patrol I AD3, marrying Judith Ann Cobb

plane commander's certificate to I I ten most vital factors (In ;;;kith I After the MiiMdron's annual Inspection of Buffalo, N. Y., and Bob Fa hey,

:Major Paul Apgar, USAF; Lt the career of the successful Navy graduating class by held Feb 27, George AM3. marrying Rudene Bennett of

(jg) Daniel J. Sliwlnnki and Lt :': officer", wa the theme used by I Capt. Edwin R. Peck, commanding Lane, A DC, had the opportunity Jacksonville.The .

I Capt. Arthur S. Born, Commander officer of NATTCenter.I of renewing an old acquaintanceship latest pilots to qualify In

Reins At VF173To I Fleet Air Wing I, in his I Comdr. Pleas Greenlee, Training with Capt. Howard V. Hopkins the F2H2-P Banshee were Lt.

address at the recent graduation I officer of the AGO School, intro- !!, Chief of Staff, CommanderFleet Clare F/licker, Ltt Robert Gardner

Comdr. Luebke ceremonies of Class 53.02 of the :duced the speaker. Air, Jax. The captain and Lt, Alex Waters and Lt. D.

Comdr Frederick W. Luebke I Aviation Ground Officers Schoolof .".... ...., ., Hunt William. Eight squadron
the Naval Air Technical Train who have either
pilots qualified
011 I
became commanding officer ,..
ing Center. or requalified aboard a carrier recently -
Fighter Squadron 173, relieving j
j Points stressed were: Reliability < were Lcdr. Howard Skid-
... Lcdr, Alexander D. C. Byers, who f
Responsibility, Willingnessto more, Lt. (jg) John Cover, Lt
was acting CO. Work, Good Morals, Individual rjg) Arthur F. Conde, Lt. Paul
Before here Comdr.
Integrity, Frugality, Self- Dietz, Lt, jg) Glenn Jordan" .U.
Luebke was under instructionwith i' ,
Discipline, Planning and Fore- Bob Moon, Lt Charles Purcell and
.. the Fleet All Weather ;
I:, thought, Proper Appreciation of it 'Lt. Joseph White.
Training Unit at Key West, Florida )
Personal! Beliefs, a Welcome to Lt. Clare Flicker,
Prior to that he was attend:I
evaluation of individual work. Lt D. Hunt Williams, Lt. William
ing the U. S, Naval CIC Officers'
Born's experiences
Captain own -.L/1
McGarry Jr., and Ensign Tom
School GlenvieW Illinois.
gained years
Norwalk New white hat arrivals
Lcdr.. Byers had been acting
aboard cruisers, battle-
were Nat Thomas, SDI; Pete Punzi -
commanding officer of VF-173 ships and carriers provided excellent AF3.: Joe Reitz, AA; John
since, February 1st! when Comdr. material
background Walsh, AA; and Ken Brown, AF3.
John A. Owens, the former skipper
: for his subject. ,w < Lout' to the photo jet unit were
departed from the squadron invited to
Captain Born was:
Lt. Miles Turley, Lt. Howaid l{ w- -
Comdr. Luebke became a Najral -
you me'athl; ley, Chief Charles Bennett, l< \1-
aviator in ]1040, and has j Cook: "What
w'N 5+ gene Wright, ADI; Bill Adkins,
Served with VF-71 aboard the isan old chicken? How can you
AM3; Ramon. Uhbarrl, AF3? '
USS Ranger, and t lIT"R"Cru
USS the
Wasp; ,
l "By the teeth AGO SCHOOL CEREMONIES-Capt. Arthur 8. Born, Commander James Davis, AFt; and Curth. .
the USS Hornet, and saw service : don't have Fleet :Air Wing 11 (left) congratulate Ensign John T. Llgglnsv SDI Bob Soares, YNSN,
with the Ijt Marine Division on Cook: "Chickens Marvin, honor man at the recent Aviation Ground Officer's School the
is TAD to Naval Justice
Guadalcanal, on the Staff, Commander teelh. Carrier Division 14. Recruit: "No, but I do." diplomas to the "School's graduate School for six weeks


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r .:',,' ';' 1 J '. q,1ft; .',". ..fJ.,... /f..,. '' d.;1'h"..,. "ljt.Jif\.i\ "<'t'.::7-I Gibbs Corp. Nips

Fasron Six For

: rn L4QJ) ))1tme.J' AAU Cage Title.

Fasron Six gave highly touted

ot.wH4"IHJY4dA.mll Gibbs Corp. a run for its money

: T Saturday evening in the finale of

the First District AAU basket-

ball tournament at Jackson High

before dropping a 70-68 decision

r Strengthened with the addition,
Wit John M. Charrat of Bob Grabaz and Vince Zoda of

)t After watching: a Saturday afternoon session at Mason g11 the Jax Navy varsity Fasron Six

!idt Field, site of the Jax Navy Fliers' .spr ng training camp, it's Sy fought from behind an 11-point

quite evident that 1953 is going to be a lean year for the deficit after three quarters to knot
matters in the fourth at 64all.It .
t local nine
was Curt Cunkle University
It's a clearly visible fact that the talent available this of Florida sharpshooter who joined

year is not on a par with that of 1952 at a similar period. x Gibbs along with Gator teammate
is 'of prospects working out at
There large crop pres- Roy Roberts who sent through

ent, but gardener Frank McCaffrey will be taking the hoe the winner as he scored on a fol-

.. out soon. He's got a lot of weeding out to do before any,semblance low-up under the bucket with teN

.. of a baseball team can be molded. than five seconds remaining

Don't CountThe Fliers Out, Yet Hans Taenzler was the scoring

:McCaffrey had his first real look at the squad Saturday giant for the winners, counting 28

... afternoon. Infield practice was held for the first time. and .... important points, mostly from out.

the Navy mentor took a critical glance at his defensive unit INTRAMURAL ALL-STARST-Who"U fill the top ten positions side. Grabaz's 28 points led the

which is in for a heavy season of duty on the 1953 Mainside intramural basketball rosier The Fasronltes who led in the early
answer is forthcoming when ballets are retained from managers stages but could not maintain the
have the fast stuff thrown in for the
Hitters seen only of each entry to the Jax Air News office. Ballots will be distrib- .
most part by youngsters with willing hearts' but scatter uted at the completion of the championship playoff Friday. advantage.
arms. The guys who'll hit number one a mile may fall back Mutt Pasco joined Grabai the

10 feet from the plate when they take a gander at a little tourney all-star team as representatives .
Mninside Court Crown of Fasron Six while Taenz-

bender.We're ler, Cunkle and Roberta of Gibbs
not writing an obituary, yet. It's going to be along
and should be interesting Hut there'll be were honored.. Al Bullard VC-62
season an one. ,
NO World Series won by the localnine unless the personnel At EveBULLETIN and Bill Pa'rkhurst and Marv Atkinson

]problem is alleviated. Stake Friday O&R, O&R needed: were an overtime also included.to de-

Could Set With Strong Front Line feat R. C. Motors for third-plate

If the tomorrow the Fliers could set with laurels 8381. Atkinson's :31
season opened Fasron 109 held on to a six point first quarter advantage points

nine front line peformers, but beyond that, it's anybody's Tuesday night to defeat Supply, 51-44, in a playoff for the spearheaded the winners' attack.

puess. Hack your way through a crop of 20 mound prospectsand National league crown of Malnside intramural play.

you won't find] more than four who could get anybody I
Powerful Fasron Six a contender In the final tourney for Florida
out. Two-Bit ClubVF173
AAU cage laurels this week, went through 10 games of Ita Mainside.
There isn't a first baseman on the field. McCaffrey will
Intramural agenda without a defeat to become one of the finalistsin
set the last week
probably be forced to use outfielder Jim Coughlin at the pace
initial ack.. It would be impossible to eliminate Coughlin'sbooming Friday's title clash. for the Two-Bit Club when threeof
.' Winner of the Fasron 109 vs. its number made official
stick from a starting roster and although he'sbeen bing of X-l. Marv Senne 34; reg-
unaccustomed to be working at first for a number of Supply fray Tuesday will represent Poncho Hartman 28; and Dave istration in the Mainside intra-

seasons, he's top candidate for the berth. the National! league against! Sugg 26, collected the telling mural basketball lodge.

Around the infield it appears that Bill Ziegler will open F'aaron Six American loop champ points. John Penney enjoyed an Marv Senne, Poncho Hartmanand

at second. Spider is a game competitor and can be used almost Friday at 2000 in the Mainelde 18-point evening for the losers. Dave Sugg were the 173'ers

any place on the diamond. The 22-year old Cincinnatian gym. Both National league entries VF-174 broke loose in the fourth who qualified. Tom Northrop,
with 8-1 O&G made his third
played semi-pro ball around Ohio and northern Kentuckyand play quarter against O&G to win 65-57 and fourth

is in his third year with the Fliers. .... records after being held in check most of appearahces, while Bob Straus-
A playoff for third place was the The baugh entered for the third time
with Des-
way. winners
Luttrtll To Ziegler To Coughlin slated as a preliminary to the title lauriers pumping i through 18 and John Huske, Supply, for the

There's no problem at short. Lyle "Lucky" Luttrell, an melee, but a representative points, led only 47-45 into the first
nil-star selection in the Florida State League In 1951 while from the American circuit was yet fourth. tallied :ROSTER:: SUEKT
Northrop 27 for
Bob Smith. VA-45 85, 40, = 34, 31,
; 30.
playing at Orlando, is a polished athlete with an abundanceof to be named. Loser of the Sup- OJtG. 76Dolnta: .
He led the Florida State circuit in stolen bases ply-Fasron 109 tilt will vie for Bill Bailey. Faaron Six 5S, 37 polnU.
power. I Scoreless until 3:23: of the initial Bradley Kldd, Fairon SU; !S3 point.*.
.and is a threat every time he's on the base paths. the: Nationals. chapter, VP-741 was humbled One points McKenzle, NARTU. ; 48, 36, 2$

Shifting from the keystone to third for the first time Second Place Questioned 85-25 by Hospital as four Corpsmen Don McLeaf, Operations: 36, 27 points.

in three seasons, Tom Neely will anchor the local's inner VF-22 (7-2)) is in second place made the two digit scoring Tom Dave Northrop Sugr. VF.173: O&G: 26; ,34.25>> 32 points, :28: 2T

defenses. The Lebanon, Ohio, roundman is an aggressive ballplayer in the American league, a full column. Jim.Freeman's 19 points Marv points Senn VF.173': 34 point I .
# who'll hustle all the time and can get a base hit in game ahead of VF-44 ((8-5)). However war high. Larry Roosow led the Bob Strausbaugh. VF-m: 33, 30, 2S

the clutch. they must play each other losers with seven points Howell points Butt VA-45: 32poInts.

Competition is keen for a starting assignment} in the as their final scheduled game of Hospital Loses Pair Mar Paul Jones Deslaurlcri.VJ-2: VF-174 30 28 :point 30 points

outfield. Veteran Bill Schuckers is being pushed for the the season. VF-172 took advantage of shorthanded Jack Stringer VF-22 29. 23 points

berth he occupied through most of the 1952 slate by a well A win for VF-44 which is cur VF-171, 82-66. Bob Straus (Poncho'..or<
muscled group of athletes who are anxious to see continuous rently on a two-week cruise, would baugh counted 33 times for the John Dave Opsal\, VA-175: r'f points

duty. knot the second-place slot, forcing winners, while Ray Bjerken had Lerojr Wrede 5.5.litlU.r2poln s.
Neal Baunhman. VF 171 25
Sporting News Is First Class a playoff. Action on this matter 14 for the losers. BUI Strickland John Huske Supply-: 25!points.points.

t It's easy to differentiate between would-be public relations has beea delayed indefinitely by tallied 20 for VF-172.

experts and press box ballyhoo boys and the real big Special Services office. Deadlocked 27-all at the Intermission minutes. Chuck IlonU canned IX
No decision has been made
time operators who will go out of their way to help the station on a VF-174 went on a ram for Fasron' Six, while Joe Kraw-
little in an emergency. playoff, plttlneMairWde page in the second half to defeat
guys and NATTCenter but in czyk and Price with 21 and 19
This was exemplified last week when Jax Air News champs a stunned Hospital five 5652. points, respectively( spearheadedthe
it will be
editor Andy Planey, in charge of publicity for the Boys' probability week. stagedneat Joe Price wheeled through 10 Corpsmen.

Baseball Training Camp, penned a rush request to J. G. Taylor Northrop Bite 34, 21 for Hospital. Morris Dayton's\ 20 Supply was unimpressive in a '

Spink, general manager of The Sporting News, request- With Tom points was high for the winners. 71-40 conquest of X-l. in the final
prolific: Northr-op
ing information and pictures on Eddie Miller, baseball'sking throwing in 34 tallies O&G de- Fasron Six put the trimmings on game of the season. The winners'
of shortstops. Miller will be the guest at this Saturday's feated its undefeated season with a 50- John Huske hit 25 for the eveningon
revamped VP-741, 6740. It 46 decision over
Hospital. Usingits
school. the "feed"
plan and teammateDon
In less than 72 hours the information was in the Air was never 30-23 close halftime as the winners advan- regulars only sparingly Faa Jones poured through 20. Pen-
piled a
News office. That's first class operating, typical of The up and' finished Don ron was on the short end of a 38- ney tallied 13 for the losers and
tage strong.
Sporting News which has done so much for service installations for 31 three-quarter count, but was Dean Straughn counted a dozen.
O'Sten counted 14 the Patrol-
the never questioned in the final 10
throughout country. Final standings:

FOLLOWIN' THE FLIERS. In all probability when men.Classy VF-171 moved by YAW- AMERICAN: LKAftUH
I :Memphis Navy, winner of the Sixth Naval District Basket- 11, 67-43, with Don Wilson and Outdoor Cage Meet Fasron. Six .. .. . ..... .. ..w.jo 1 0
( ) VK-23 ... ..................7 2
R. I. March 23 for
ball Tournament, moves into Newport, "Marcus" Turdo scoring 24 and 18 Set For Lackawanaa (') VF-44 ... 9 3
further Navy eliminations it will be augmented by Fliers points respectively. Jim Concor- VF-171 ,..,...:::::::::::::::'I.:: 5 a
Hospital .'., 5
Bob'(irabar and Vine Zoda. The Tennessee quintet reguested an was the point getter for FA W- Lackawanna Park will be the VP-741 .:::::::::II..I.I.:::::::::.....5 5 5
site of the 17th annual Jack- V Ii'.l 1-1 ........................4 R
that the two local cagers be sent for additionaltournament 11 with 17i VF-172 .......................4 6
sonville Outdoor
Basketball FAW-ll ......................3 7
and it's understanding it will be granted. It'sfine VF-22 downed stubborn VF-174,
play our Tournament, a unique finish to oar . . .. .. :3 7
a honor for both lads, very capable performers here :53-44, but was never sure of vic- the current NARTU ,.;. ;.; .. ..; ..;......2 8
cage campaign
All until the final heat Jack :NATIONAL LKAGUK
season. tory Tear .
w. J.
announced its 1952-53 All-Service basketball Stringer canned 18 for the winners which is open to any and all Fasrnn 109 ..... .. ..... ......... 8 1
AFPS teams. Supply . .. ....... ......... 8 1
lineup this week. First team members are Paul Arizin, Quan- and Paul Doslaurieri had two VA-43 ..... ..,................. 7 2
Play opens March.25 and the VF-173 ........................ a 3Operations
tico; Dick Schnittker, Ft. :Meade; Ed Roman, Ft. Eustis; leas for VF-174. deadline for entries whkh may ....................5 4
wens Drub X-l VA-175: .....>.................. S 4
Paul Unruh, and Don Sunderlage, Chanute AFB. The second be obtained from the Recrea- VJ-2 .. .............. 3. 6
-Sinicola Breckenridge Ray A trio of VF-17S cagers Joinedthe Special Servlees............... 1 RDI.burl1nc'
team includes Zeke Camp ;
tion Department 311 W. Duval .. .. .........,.... 1 8
ftagelis, Ft. Lee; Carl McNulty, Great Lakes; Sam Ranxino, Two-Bit Club in rapid succession ,,- St., is Tuesday noon. March 24. x-1..... .". . .............. 1 /8I'
Korea and Smith Camp Lejeune. last week in a 108- t drub .
:Anny MTC, Leroy ) One game t play.

4-- ,

I 12 March 1953 JAX Am NEWS Page SevenQualifying ,

..... r I I6MB
for Whiting Ousts Fliers From

; :;:'
Station Golf '
; \

Crown BeginsNATTCenter Court Meet, 92.78 .

student Lea Les- Whiting Field wrapped Jax Navy's 1952-53 basketball

rhak fired a 74 last week to lead package in a small ball, bounced it around in the first quarter -

local golfers in qualifying roundsfor 4t and then threw it out of the Sixth Naval District Tour

the Station Golf Championship. :, nament early last week. 9278.

Deadline for qualifying has been It was the Fliers' first and only I The local's tenuous scoring ma-

extended to March 18, pro Jack game of the District tourney, leaving -', chine was pistoned by Vince Zoda

Harvey announced. them with a completed sea with 10 from the field and five

Defending champion E r win son record of 228. tree tosses for 25 points Dob

Scott will be on hand with aA ex- Whiting advanced to the finals Grabaz tallied 21, but was ineffective -

pected field- of 90 to vie for the of the meet bowing to powerful through the entire first

station title. Thus far 60 entries Memphis Navy 76.75, and herein half

have qualified, with Pete Gardner, lies a Frank Merriwell finish I Both squads wele! free with the

Ken Sutton, Herb Herres and Les- Jdlll which i will be remembered for fouling, the Fliers guilty 24 times

chak the only ones to shoot be- dlll dllle some: time and Whiting 26. The margin of

low 76. 1 Memphis Wins Thrlllrr victory was from the field where

Harvey stressed that anyone The victorious Hellcats trailed Whiting held a 36-22 margin, a*

with a handicap, high or low, is 14 points into the final heat. With they trailed from' the onepointline

eligible for the tournament. Four BATTERY COMBO-The Fliers' No. 1 battery combination for only 20 seconds separating Whit 2220.

brackets will be drawn on a handi- the coming campaign could very well be Bob Home (left) and ing Field from a championship the M'MMABIRN;
Gene Clifford. Cliff is back for his second season with the Fliers. I "'.''Iuar Yield (t2))
basis with only the Championship three tallies.
cap Memphis five lagged
The Fliers are practicing dally at Mason Field PUjer KU FT.FTA fF TP
division firing without a However, the best was yet to Ie"all, t ......J7 610 4 40Fannon
1 t ...... .1 2-4 5 II
handicap. come. Memphis drove down for a i Moron t "_ft. 0 :1-5 5 3Sapp.
U. Slated For c ........2 :4-5 4 7
Meanwhile, beginning golfers fielder to trail 75-74 at 0:10: and Kuhn a ......10 2-.1 4 12Kempter
were urged to workout on the when Whiting attempted a long 1 g ..... .1 ).5 J 7
Kall"llad, It .., 1 4.O 0 2
Auxiliary Course, located behind Umedelaylngpus, the Hellcats
enlisted men's housing area. There Fliers' Diamond Opener intercepted at mid court and got I Totals ". ,36 20-37 :l6 >Wl

is no green fee and used balls are away a desperation shot that Jasatp nil
Player Eta n..T" rF rpIWlnhllrd
available at a low cost. : swished the nets at the buzzer. (, r ... 2 :t-4 TDaly
I University of Georgia, Atlanta Division, has been signedto Memphis, 76; Whiting, 75, in a I ... ...... 0 0.0 0 0
Tate. r ........ .0 :t-4 5 :J
open Jax Navy's 1953 baseball schedule in a meeting March thriller. I 1.ods. c ....... .10 5.5 5 :5Stelms
Ducats AvailableFor 24 on Mason Field. Meanwhile the Fliers tuned their c ...... 7 .1. 4 14Weisel
prac- Fliers the end .. .. '
For the came g 1 1.l: :3 1
tice sessions to a feverish tone as the original crop of 120 Lister IC ....... 2 011 :l 4
early Behind 23-11 in the first Crsbaz. g ......6 .13 1 21tlolkaar
Jax Open candidates was cut in half."Grapefruit" quarter the locals could never cut I ......0 1.l: 0 1ToUilli
......,28 22-31 :M 78
I meetings with the last year. A number of lefthanders the deficit more than nine points .

Links Tourney Jack Rossiter Baseball School have been throwing well and although playing near even in the
Six-Man Rifle
Tickets for the ninth annual will be staged Saturday and Sun- should bolster the mound hopes. ensuing stanzas.

Jacksonville Invitational Open day afternoon on Mason Field.I I McCaffrey said he expected to Fliers Miss Often
: Jax Navy found the target on Squad Seeks
Golf Tournament, March 20-23, It will be Coach Frank McCaffrey's carry a squad of 19, which will only two of 26 attempts in the -
have been made available to
service -
first opportunity to test include six pitchers, two catchers, eventful first. At the mid-way Marine Title
personnel and dependents at a
drastic slash in prices. his athletes, who thus far have, six infielders and five outfielders.A juncture Whiting held a'44-31 advantage

Top stars! of the links world, Including appeared anxious, but shorthanded complete schedule has not and into the last 10 min Representing Marine units here,
utes it was 7159. six-man rifle team from the Marine
Lloyd Mangrum, Sammy for the task ahead. "We've got been drawn, but it is expected to a -
F'O r mer Villanova star Dick Aviation Detachment at NAT-
Snead. Gary Middlecoff, Skie Rei- I some hustlers, all right," Mc be released within the next week. -
Stewart was a sensation, counting TCenter and Marine Barracks of
gel Jack Burke, Lou Worshamand
Caffrey said sharply, "but it 40 points on 17 fielders and six Mainside left early this week for
many others will be under
takes more than that to make a Tournament Scores charity pegs to lead the Whiting the Marine Corps Southeastern Division
fire for $10,000 In prise
offense. Kuhn added 22 for the Matches at Camp
ball club. First Round Lejeune,
Thursday, March 19, a golf clinIc
will be staged with service m nand There appears to be some Whiting Field 100, Char Rec. losers. N. C.

dependents admitted for only semblance of depth in the out St. 67 Leaving from here are: M/Sgt.

25 cents. Admission for each day field. Only Bill Schackers returns Green Cove 82, 6ND HQ t 1. Cinder Team Slates Eric Joneaon, T/Sgt. L. J. Creech,

of the tournament is $1, a reduc- Quarter Finals Tfc. Richard J. Bateman and Pfc.
tion from the usual $2.45 ducat. from last :year's nine fora Whiting Field 92, Jax Navy Week Day PracticesInitial Richard N. Hunt, of MAD at the

garden assignment, but a 78. Training"Center, and Pfc. EdwardE.
NAS Special Services, Building call for varsity trackmen
number of individuals have Char. Heap 75, Maimi 52.All. :. Sadeckas and Sgt.; Warren I.
930, NATTCenter Special Services has been issued from coaches Paul
shown well Res. Flt, 71, Key West Paul from Marine
1 and station
Building 593, the McCoy and Tom Long A dual I
Golf Shack have been designatedas t Dick Maylander, 24-year-old 64. meet with the Quantico Marineshas i Jonrkon and Creech have entered '

selling points for the tickets. West Virginia University graduate Sttnl-FinaJrt been slated for March 27, leav- the Division Matches In "

They may be purchased for each could be the power hitter Whiting i I Field 123, Char. ing only limited time for work- previous years, with Creech having

day of the tourney. for the Fliers. The big outfielder no+p. 48.Memphis. outs. won a fold and a Silver

carries 200 pounds on a 6-2 88, At!. Hes. Fit. 01.Conn. medal.
Ptactices are staged five times ,
LIKE TO SPEARFISH? frame, which commands respectat Seml-Flnaln a week, Monday, Wednesday and .All Marine bases and station/ in
the plate.MayJander. Char. Rec. St. 78, Miami 59.
the southeastern
Friday, 1615, at the corner of Alle- at
HERE'S YOUR CHANCE needs more condI- Key West 86, 6ND HQ 44. gheny and Humbolt and Tuesdaya Miami and Cherry Point, Camp

Spearfiahing, one of the fastest tioning beofre he's ready for daily Finals Thursday at Lackawanna Lejeune, Parr I Is Island, MAD
growing I sports from Cannes, he's Memphis 76, Whiting Field
assignments but come
Park. Buses leave the NATTCenter Memphis-as well M Reserve organizations -
France to Key West, Fla., has and is 75.
fast since opening day a gym at 1615 for sessions on the and Caribbean commands -
come to NAS.A strong contender for a starting Atl. Ret. Fit. 68, Char. Hap latter two days. will send teams to the
meeting has been scheduledfor berth. (2 (third place). competition.The .
Detailed schedule and practice
Thursday evening, March 12 Under contract with the St. I Con. FlMiU information can be obtained by teams will spend four weeks
at 1930 in the Mainside Library Key West 76, Char, Rae St.
Louis Cardinals is Matt Wolos- calling the coaches at extension practice firing the .45: pistol and
Building 3 for anyone who would zyn a good looking hitter who 62. 698. the M-l rifle in preparation for

like to learn more about the fascinating has been very impressive. "Wol- the matches, which will take place

pursuit. oszyn can help this club I think," the second week in April.

Various pieces of pear fishing:i McCaffrey opined, "but, of course, T --...--- -
demonstrated -
paraphernalia will be !
he'll have to himself _
and possibly some of the big- Key West Linksters
"lIe takes a good stride at _
gest fish stories ever swapped will
the plate >and has a smooth Bow To Jax
be told at the gathering.This Navy
swing," continued the local .
will be the first meeting Jax Navy's golf team picked up
coach, "and he's got a good set
of the club, A good turnout is its fourth consecutive win of the
of wrists which possess power
expected due to the Interest shown. season last week by defeating Key
The group is open to all naval Foremost on the list of sore ; West Navy, 27-9, in the southern-

personnel in,this area, the only requirement -I spots is the pitching staff, where most city. All eight of the J local

being that the person Coach McCaffrey has only right- Jr swingers were below 80.

can-swim.! For any additional Information hander Gene Clifford back from Herb Herres fashioned a 72 for

call Tom Glennon, J02, I One of the guests turned to a medalist honors among the Fliers,

extension 8564. man by his side to criticize the although Key..Weal's Hombait Mi-
ra was even 70 to both.
singing of the woman who was par pace
Clinic Slated For a trying to entertain them. squads.

Diamond Officials "What a terrible voice! Do you Scores for the Jax Navy in order -

Personnel interested in officiating know who she is?" of team position were: Erwin

NATTCenter intramural soft- "Yes," was the answer, "She's d I Scott, 76; Bob Wallace, 19; Ken

ball games must attend a fire-day my wife." Sutton, 76; Herre, 72; Ed Barnes,

clink this season which open "Oh, I beg your pardon. Of GRAPPLERS WORK OUT Mike laver (ntfn) u. Don 79; Pete Gardner 74; Pep Younte,

March 16 at 1615 In Building 913. court it isn't her voke really. It's I Doherty, members of NATTCenter's well-balanced wrestling 79; and Ray Bellamy, 78.
I squad work Ht on the mats. Coached by Mike Keady, the Ctn- Friday afternoon tM
Applicants should contact eitherLt. the stuff she baa to sing. wonder Joule are
tastes already own victories over Cecil Field and expect W stare
Paul McCoy e* Bob Reinhardt, << who wrote that awful song?" a number of additional matches before the season end*. Personnel host in a return match with Key;

extension' 6f 8. "I did," was the answer.\ Interested in participating' should contact Coach Keady. West on the NAS! tours*.

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rage... Eight JAX- AIR, NEWS 12 March 1953


(Items offering for sale articlesof CORNERA

property such as washing machines c
Mltllf ,
automobiles, furniture radios pleasant surprise greeted all

clothing and the like are membws and friends of the Navy

,prohibited by Defense Department s. Wives Club as they arrived for'the

tegulations. This column will, last business meeting:: Public I
I Works had the Interior of
' however list such services as painted

available housing, tides wanted the club house. '

and lost and found articles or other r55mZ Plans for new drapes throughout -

similar notices.) and flowers and.a little fence

FOR RKNT for the outside were. discussed and

Furn. 2 bdrm. house Mr. Det I u. will materialize within the next

mers Southlde Ph 5-8365 two weeks
Fum. 2 rm: apt. 3909 Boone Park .

Ave. Ph. 2-1852. Mr Phillips I : DIAMOND SCHOOL ,ACTION-Displaying the art of follow-through from the mound to Nick It was announced that the
Furn. 2 rm apt 1321 Laura St.1 Smith, 13-year old of Liberty Playground Is lax Navy hurler Gene Clifford. This group is one of Southeast Regional i 1 Conventionwill
many which received specialized instructions at the first session of the fifth annual JuNuyBoys'
\ Ph 50170. $50 mo. Baseball Training Camp held here last-Saturday.; On the right, the 375 youngsters who be held here on May 25-26.
Furn room 214 Delhvood Mrs. answered the rail, round the bases as part of limbering up exercises prior to instructions The-Jax club will be host to five
Haygood. Ph. 79331. other clubs of this region. A l lot .

Furn 3 rm firm, apt. 419 Belford Session No 2 ; of work has to be done and help

Miss Cruse. Ph 2-4797 $45 mo : will be needed to make this event

f'urn. 2 story home Five Pta, 2150 a : as big a success AS the conventiontwo
Eddie Miller To At
Park St. Mrs. D. Baker. -$140 mo. Appear years ago. All members. are

Ph 7-8320 urged to attend the next business

Furn. sgle. and dble. rooms 2789 meeting on Match/ 18, when fur-

St. Johns Mrs.. Pier son. Ph 2- Second Baseball Session fi' ther details. will be discussed.
1118. ;;f, .

Furn. house 2789 St. Johns Mrs The girls voted to present ElraaEveroakl
Pier'son. Ph. 21118. Eddie Miller, baseball's king of shortstops, and Jack with a "Bon Voyage"

Furn house. 5209 Timuquana. Mr. I Rossiter, Washington Senator scout, will headline the sec- corsage when she leaves for her
Saucer. ond session of the fifth annual Jax-Navy' Boys' Baseball native Holland next week where

Furn 4 rm flat, Mrs Griffiths, Training Camp Saturday rooming, on Mason. Field, A she plans to spend several months.A .

1445 Ions St. Ph. 44850. The sur .ftngere-d Miller set a ful yearn In baseball and i I. cur St. Patrick's Dance will beheld

Fum. room, 2130 Df.11 wood, Ph I major league defensive record for ,rently owner. and operator of the a at the Club House on the

74355. shortstops with Cincinnati in 1942 Rossiter Baseball School, Cocoa, evening of Saturday Match 14.

Furn. 3 bdrm. apt. Park St. Ph when he handled', 748 chances" with Kla} at the same time acting as .f $ All members are asked to attend
_,,,., t
85958. Mr. G S. Yeghoian.Furn. only 13 errors: for an average of a scout for the Washington Sena I. ym I and bring friends

3 rm ,apt 2148 Rosselle.' ..983.Other tors. EDDIE MILLER. one-time ,

Mrs. Emery Ph. 7-5461. fielding' records linked I great major league shortstop
Camp head coach Frank McCaf will at the laxNavyBoys'
Furn 2 rm. apt. Lakeshore. Mrs with Miller's name include leading I Rbssiter appear
frey WAS hopeful that Baseball Training Camp
LaGtande Ph. 2-7218, the National League's shortstopsin
morning (Photo
would be accompanied by a squad Saturday -
... Furn. 3 rm. apt. 919 Rosselle. Mr. fielding for five years ((1940-41- of students from his school who Courtesy The Sporting News).
Rhodes. Ph. 82655. 42-43-45)) to tie a high mark and
would assist in the individual instructions NAS Services and
Fum. 2 bdrm, apt 3719 Mayflower was the first in modern: times to Special officer
slated this week.Concentrated .
Director and Comdr, JamesH.
St. Ph. 2-7204. Mrs, Cloud. $75 set the pace for four straight s asoas. Camp ,
mo.Guest. I i drills on individual Armstrong, Executive Officer,

Rooms. 2601 Park. Ph: 8- I positions will afford the youngsters NAS, formed. the welcoming committee -
a chance to catch inside tips for the Navy. Visit I I The USO Servicemen'
2770 Mrs. Houston: liE WAS THE l leader In double
Turn 3 im, apt. 2601 Park Ph plays for four years (1940-41-43- on defensive work Saturday The Club above the"! beach and Air

8-2770. Mrs. Houston. 44)) and1urn..d. in five ,twin-kill program again calls for a division SPKO RICHARDSON, business Base Bus Station. Open from

Woman to share horn. 2581 Hal- ings In one game (June 24, 1945); Into age groups r manager of the Jacksonville_ Base 0930 to 2330 dally.

demar Terrace. Ph. 2-3946. Mrs. both record equalling achievement ball Club, Informed the diamond FRIDAY, Mar. IS.1800, --Spaghetti -
AT THE!: opening session last laymen that members. of the all-
Johns. *!. Special, a home-made meal
Widow to share ,home. 3628 Ernest RoHsiter has spent many color, Saturday city and Naval dignitaries star game, held the fifth and final for only '39 rents; 2000Squaredance

St. Mrs, Duff Ph 25537. -- were on hand to officially wel week of tine Camp would be recipients instruction and Platter Parade *

Will rent part of 5 rm turn home. come the youngsters, 375 strong, of season passes to the dancing. '
Teen Club' who annually seek Instructions
) Mrs. Canon, 3047 College.' Ph. Age from local park, SATURDAY, Mar 14 1400-
major and minor league personalities
2-3552. In addition Richardson
promised Sing Fest 2000St. Pat's
; Party;
possessed with keen
Furn. 2 bdrm house $85 mo. 5144 Organized Here; diamond a every member of the school 2100--Stage show
Rosselle. G. E. Tullis. Ext. 8478 will be admitted fr'eon presentation
Rear Admiral Osbornt B. Hard- SUNDAY, Mar U-I030.-
Widow to share home with of his card to Wednesday
> couple. camp .
Officers ChosenThe ison, Commander, Fleet Air Jack- Dunking round table; 1200MarySmith
Mrs. Wait 4322 Worth Drive W night games.Immediately -
sonville; Capt. Burnham C. Me- at the piano; 1600-Learn
Ph. 97267. new Teen Age Club at I following the Introductions

C a f f r e e, Commanding Officer, to play bridge; 1630 Vesper
Furn 2 rm. apt. Call 112-8-4061 NAS Jacksonville met for the Coach McCaffrey led the
Hymn Sing 1730-Chuck Wagon.
NAS; Lcdr. Richard V. Donahue, ;
r I )Fum. 1 rm. rent tree for female first time last week to elect of- I group in calesthenics after whichhe Grill your own hot-dog; 1800--

in exchange for staying nights ficer and get Its organization desiminated the boys into age Birthday Party for those born 1 ia

with children while mother underway. divisions, 11, 12.13, and 14-15. March; 1900.Ham Sliced Thin"

works. Ph. 9-3910. Mrs Brett- Parents, interested personneland ] Techniques in bunting, base run- (one-act play for all to participate

non. the Teen Age Club Commit ning, sliding and, fielding were in),
Unfurn. 2 bdrm. house. 4369 Long tee of the Navy Wives' Club met 'h : v M Vk') stressed ,
MONDAY, Mar. 1 -1930-
fellow. 2820 Harvard Mrs. Mob- in a round table discussion, under vRi 9br4
'. .: ct v, ; Skateland Party, special rates.
ley. the chairmanship of Mrs. Alice 'Mi
TUESDAY, 'Mar, 17-2000-
-f trn. unfurn. apt 3545 Pout Ph, Countryman,. to advise in at ranging
"Wearing of the Green" Party.
1 2-9209 or 74804. Mrs. Martin. club functions and policies. i .v
, ,
1 Y tl y.f .
MISCELLANEOUSDriving Plan Activities WEDNESDAY, Mar. 18 -2000-

to Duluth, Minn on Mar. Purpose of the Club is to afford I Ballroom dAnce instruction; "Hard

20. Riders wanted Sgt. Ray a place where teen alters, 13 Times Dance". .

Taylor, USAF. Ph. 38388. to 17, sons and daughters of

Driving to San Fran'lM<>o. Share Navy personnel, can gather for

.. expenses and help drive. Mrs. study, relaxation, entertainmentand a.:

V Dorsett. Ph. 26436. Leaving possibly Saturday .evening Representing various divisionsof v

16th or 17th March dances. Public Works are the follow-

Prtby Sitter. 1775 Hamilton, Mrs. Tcen-Agers Invited ing newly elected members of

Addie. Ph. 84956. Officers selected to head the the Recreation COmmittee for aGallon

Baby Sitter. Mrs. Jean Harding Teen Age Club are Jim Lyons, the coming year: Curly Wemp

2601 Post St, Ph. 77295. president; Bonne Queen, vice 6.: $ and Paul Longstreet of Main-

Hide wanted Mrs Singer. Lakewood president; Bobbie Lindsay, sec tenance; J. Steedley and D. J.

Ext 365 or 494. retary; Curtis Baggett, treasurer; ; Williams i of Transportation;

Baby Sitter. }Miss Joyner.. 2120 and Hinton Carter and Jean r, Jeanette Reilly and Lester Ben- Club
Herschel Ph 2-9502. Newton, masters-at-arms. Club .b nett of Utilities; Helen Roberts

Driving to Washington( ,,D,C. Leav- members chose: Lcdr. William a and Walker Crevasse of Admin- Jsekr.e. AM',
,"..,.. tits
ing 2 April Ph. 8-6320, Mrs Lad Lyons and Mrs. Countryman as / f. istration; Leroy To&ke! and Gene
'r..r1. Korpal,
ge. their advisors. i ,a. Tumelson of Design and Betty AIMS, WAS
j Driving Washington: D.C. Leaving The Club will meet at the Explorer ft 'tt McDaniel of Contract. n.b1.!.,."... SH|
16 March Mr Collins. Ext Build "NtM.rpS, Re.rn.G..rt.Busk. .
Post headquarters, .t4 I dRIVER Thanks to last year's Recrea- ...;
775. ing 802, which will be open for tion Committee members for 1'.IIre I W.rk..
Will the two Marines that were their use from 1600 until 2030 furnishing us' with so much fine ('Id. )1.11I.. AN',
given a lift to the Georgia high- daily, The next regular meeting entertainment ru,.. Sil. -

way Fri afternoon enroute to is scheduled for Monday, March BIRD Curvaceous Doc MeUheimer of the Records

Albany and Griffen please call 16 at 1900. All teen-agers on the Connie Russell sings and dances Section returned from sick leave

Edith Higginhotham Ph 441451 station are invited ,to attend. too. Connie is a TV and record Monday. Kitty Lewis of the

and identify some things The Teen Age Club is sponsored ing star You'll see her first NAB-8 office is back at work after .
movie performance In the Technicolor
found in the car that could belong and financed Wive
by Navy musical "CruUIn' Down a siege of illnesses in her
to you.' Club No. 8*. the River." family


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