Jax air news
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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: April 2, 1953
Frequency: weekly
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
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General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
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Buses Available For Special Services Planned-

x I tnt s Good Friday; Services;

--- .... Personnel wishing to attend
Good Friday services can take For Easter Observance
fubifched ettrjr Thursday lor NUT actMUe* at Natal Air SUtlon, Jack-
,Oft,Ule. la.. advantage special buseswhich

{'II pt. Dumham C. MrCaffree! ).tAN. ....JarkMBtilU, .: I .. . . .Commanding Officer will run from the Administration Traditional ''Easter services commemorating Hie
Coradr. James It. Arairlrong .. .. ... .. . I j. . .Executive Officer building 0 & R Christ being observed i-eSUr_
Fleet Air jMkMBtUI rectum of Jesus are the Catholicand

Rear Adm. Otbome B. Ilartflacn .. .... ... . .. . . .. .". Commander and Building 118 Operations.The Protestant chapels at the Naval Air Station
Ctfit Howard V. Hop Una . .. .. .. .. ... .. . .. .. .. . Chief of Staff today
Fleet Air MUc *.!*.... buse will leave at 1145 through Sunday.
Capt. Arthur S. Born .. . . .. . .. . . . .. . .Commander for_ the." -
Corodr. Joseph T. Thornton. .. . Chief Staff Officer for both Catholic and Protestant The Ichedule of worship heard at 1000 and
alai Air Teairai' Trailing Ceaer the Week has adults from
Cipt. Ed Min R. Peck .. .. .. ,. ...<. .. .. ... .. .. .. .. . .Comma ndlnc Officer j I services. They will return remainder of Holy 1500-1800.( There will be
Cofiulr. Richard S. Stuart .. .. '" .. .. .. . Executive Officer from the Chapels immediately been announced by Chaplains of no confessions -
>'a.al II..pltal in the evening.
C pt. Dwlftht J. \VharUm .... .... ... .. .. .. . Commanding Officer following the services.Children's various commands here.
Capt., T. Welnert .. .. ... .. ... .. . . . . .KUecuUAe; Officer CATHOLICHoly fatter Sunday: On Easter

rapt. Easton B. Noble! ... .. .XARTU. ...' .. .. .,. . . Commanding Officer -Sermon on the Sunday the Feast of the Resurrection .
Comdr. Anthony Trutso .... .... ... .. .. .. . . . .Executive Officer Choir MeetsAt TUureday of Christ the schedule
Holy Eucharist at 1930 at St. Edward's at
The JAX AIR NEWS IA publUhed Meekly at the U. S. Naval Air Station All-Saints ChapelThe St. Edward's remains the same
the Rev. Aloysius -
Jacksonville. Florida, and piloted' eonunerciallf with non-appropriated funds Chapel by
: Masses
nt no expense to the government and In compliance with NAVtXUS P-35 Rev. organized Chil Zimmerman, S.V.D. of Wash- at 0800, 0900 and a
Nov. 194 Copies are distributed free of charge at the Naval Air Station the recently Solemn High Mass at
Natal Air Technical Training Center. Naval Air Rrene Training Unit, Natal dren's Choir at All Saints' Chapelwill ington, D. C. Confessions will 1000. The
Air Station Cecil Meld and the U. S. Naval Hospital. Solemn High Mass will be celebrated
Adoration before the Repository -
meet at 1500 on Thursdays follow
Editor-Andrew M. Planer by Rev John J,
Staff' Members: Margie Fu"ro. J03: Ed Hendenwn. PNSN; Ann Hearl. in the small chapel. The Choir Is will prevail throughoutthe McGowan
lOSS; .Mildred Mueller. SA; VKlan Knox. SA; John Chanat, AN; Helen I I under the direction of Mrs. Gam- day and night until 0830 the as celebrant Rev. Connell Ida-

\ The JAX AIR NEWS l I. a member ot the Armed Forces Press Sf-nlce. brelU morning of Good Friday. guire as Deacon, and Rev. Robert
AFPS material' appearing In this publication mar not be reprinted without f Barlik as Sub-Deacon. The Rev.
the written permission of Aimed Forces Piecs Sen'Ice. Republication of other Children from Ole second grade Good Friday The anniversaryof Father Zimmerman
matter, except by pe.tlne publlcaUona Is prohibited without permission of the death of Christ a Mass of will preach
through the twelfth grade are -
Editor. JAX AIR NEWS. the .pennon on the
Editorial offices\ located! Building 930 (topside). Phone extensions 8184 to participate. the Presanctified will begin at Resurrection:
*.n4 216. During the High Mass the Choir
0830 at St. Edward's Chapel
Chaplain Connell Maguire will will sing Messe Solennelle (Sty
Cecilia) by Gounod.
conduct the Mass. From 1200-

t. 1500) the Rev. Father Zimmermanwill Father Robert Barlik will say
the Easter Mass at the
SCENE OF SERVICES-Spe- j preach on. the Seven Last Hospital
Chapel at 0645. Father
cial services hare keen arranged "4i' Words of Christ. At this time, Connell
Maguire will conduct the
the Choir under the direction of 0830
lor. personnel and their o- Easter Mass at Cecil Field.
t Mrs. Margaret A. McCranie. will I
w .
guests tbroaghont Holy Week +ek er nx music
present accompanying by
and Easter Sunday at both St. a Dubois. PROTESTANTMaundy
t .;J
Edward's Catholic Chapel (top) Holy Saturday-Celebration of n.l'3ClayCommun

and All Saints Protestant Cha d ;" Holy Saturday schedules the ion services will be conducted by

Blessings of the Baptismal Water Chaplain C. W. Gatlin at 1930 at
pel (bottom). The "twin chapels 4
x; All Saints' ChapeL He will be
the Easter Candle and Fire assisted -
," as they are knowa are
by Chaplain J. N. Mont
at 0700, followed by a Solemn
said io be the most beautiful In Mass at 0800. Chaplain Robert gomery and Chaplain E. A. Day.

the N \'Y.I % I Barlik will conduct the Mass. Special music will be rendered by

n4 Children's confessions will beTHIS the Chapel Choir under the direction .
.'1';11; >' >: )(, \., of Dorothy Houghton.
> .
AND THE PEOPLE REJOICED :' .' ': Good Friday-The Seven Lat

I I ... __ Words of the' Cross will be the

JESUS IS RISEN HE LIVESThis theme of a three-hour worship

service beginning at 1200 at All
1s the good news the risen [.
Risen, He. lives.A Saints' Chapel.
Jesus brings to you and to me t
remarkable proof of the liv- Periods of worship are as follows -
"Because I live, you shall live
ing Christ is the fact that so : 1200-Beginning of Worship
also. Note the personal pronouns -
"1" and "you." many people hate Him. It is Impossible Chaplain Gatlin. Anthem by
to exercise the passions the Chapel Choir. 1215: -"Father
You ask me how do I know
of love and hate for any length of Forgive Them" Chaplain ).{. G.
Jesus lives? I know lie lives be-
time on dead people. Kuolt. Anthem by the Chapel
cause of the love for Him I havein
Choir. 1240-Thou Shalt De
my heart.
History tells me he lives. History We do not kate tyrants who With Me In Paradise," ChaplainD.

tells of people who had never are not living. Why Because M. Humphreys. 1300-"Worn-

seen Him, loved Him BO much as I they are dead. But in allages an, Behold Thy Son! Behold Thy

to be ready to die for Him. They I people have not only loved but Mother!", Chaplain H. P. Farr.

loved Him because He lived. If have hated Christ because He IS THE DAY WHICH THE 1520="My God, Why Hast Thou

we search all the centuries from lives. People had hated the living I Forsaken Me," Chaplain Gatlin.

the first Easter to now, however Christ because of incarnate LORD HATH MADE: BE GLAD Solo by. Lcdr. Richard Watson.
conscience. They hate Jesus because - -- -- 1350-"I Thirst," Chaplain Day.
dark the period is, we shall not Easter lilies pretty new clothes

fail to find lovers of Jesus. Take He lives through the centuries and hats, parades on Fifth Avenue about; a promised Messiah; a Redeemer 1410-It ,Is Finished," Chaplain

such a dark age as the eleventh and claims the obedienceof and choirs singing Allehjjaa! of mankind; one to satisfy Montgomery. 1430-Father, Into

century the century of Williamthe men to goodness and truth. A sense of newness and gaiety completely man's revelation of Thy Hands I Commend My Spit it,"

Conqueror and there may be So the assurance of the early makes us smile and feel happy.On God's law; the Life, Passion. Deathof Chaplain It. E. Elliott.

found the man who sings In words Christian that Christ has risen Easter morning we briskly Christ; most especially the Chaplain Farr will conduit

.which we sing today- from the dead Is confirmed today greet each one with a light heart Resurrection of Christ gloriously Good Friday services at the Naval

Jesus the very thought of Thee by the faith and experience of ed, "Happy Easter .. ." and Immortally. Hospital Chapel from 1400

With sweetness fills my millions of ChrisUan men and Man can do many things. He It behooves us, as it did St. Easter Sunday Sunrise services
women throughout the centuries, at 0630 will be conducted by
breast; can build edifices that invade Paul to glory in the Cross of Our

a of 'every nation people, kindred, the blue heavens; he can span Lord Jesus Christ.in Whom is our Chaplain Montgomery at the

The same Christ who lived In and tongue, who at Easter sing: mighty rivers with gleaming steel; salvation, life and resurrection; by Bandshell across from the NAS

the first century and the dark Christ tike Lord is risen today; he can propel wierd-sounding machinery Whom we are saved and delivered Administration building.

eleventh century lived In the century Alleluial through space at incred- The early service at 0830 at All

that prided itself on its rationality Sons of Men and angels say: ible speeds. Yes, man can do all Did we, *. the ether and infinitely Saints' Chapel will be conductedby

.the eighteenth, wherewe Alleluia! sorts of things. But for a day to more pessimistic hand, ever Chaplain Elliott. He will speakon

find men singing "Jesus, Raise your joys and triumphs I effect such joy in the hearts of venture to think of our deplorablelot "A Story Is Being Told." Chap

lover of my soul let me to. Thy high: Alleluia! man is something else indeed in life had not a more merci- lain Gatlin will hold the 1045service

bosom, fly." Sing, ye heavens: thou earth, Surely 'ThIs is a day the Lord ful Lamb delivered Himself for and the theme of his address
The people joyously in reply: Alleluia! up Both
sang hath made. our salvation! Did we even will be "Jesus Lives.
the nineteenth century "}.Iy ? Jesus.Christ. Lives! Why should Easter be a reason try to picture the utter and com services will feature Easter music

Jesus I love Thee, I know Thou for joy and gaiety ? Why shouldour plete feeling of hopeless despair by the Chapel Choir. A Communion

art mine" People do not love a Ix-Ur. Grimes W. CaUm hearts be light and happy on that would be ours If Christ had service will be held at

dead man like that. Jesus" is Preteatant Chaplain. this day any more than another? not satisfied Adam's debt to the 1200. Sunday School will meet
Eternal at 0930 with emphasis on the
Despair is
It Is the Feast of the Resur- Hope Easter message.Easter .
beheld t
rection of Our Savior from the it is difficult to place one's self Sunday services will

-- tomb. But I hesitate to think in a situation 'of In the Hospital Chapel at
Easter dawn will be greeted Miss Dorothy Houghton, will despair outside
with Sunrise Worship Serv- render the Anthem "Were that people are keenly aware of of a'nightmare.Yet 0915. Chaplain Farr will deliver

ices at 0630 at the Bandshell You There"..A ladies quartet_, the real significance of such a to clearly and more fully the sermon. Children .of the Sunday

across from the NAS Administration composed of Vivian McCready profound mystery. I prefer to appreciate i the treasures that School will sing.
think with the
building. Louise Downing Dona Young' and Psalmist that the ours by virtue of the Life Death Easter reminds us of much to
Joy happiness
Chaplain John N. Montgomery and Marcia Eggert will sing as well as the and Resurrection of Christ we be grateful for. The joy well!!
day art.
will conduct the "I Know That Redeemer something that God haamadelot' should
services My compare what we have up in our hearts lithe unmistakable *-
us. And
and Chaplain David M. Hum u.&,. Organist will be Roger that thia I like to think with what we would not have were 'reminder. This Is the day J
will deliver Easter Hadlestad. spontaneous exuberancewas it not for the
phreys an infinitely It
merciful May
meant to be that the Lord has made.
on the "Eternal Triumphs AU personnel civilian employees an incentive for Quiet Who i
message us to investigate generously provided, be for all a day in which to ffAlleluJM
of an Empty Tomb". and guests are cordial of further Into the one more chance for man to workout of thanks riving to
recesses the
,The All Saints' Chapel ly invited to attend the Sun: vacated tomb and his eternal salvation
learn more about It. even at Christ Our Savior.
under the direction of rise Service. the cost of His
Choir Own
What we nave, w e arc happy Blood. Cosa4r. ".... I. MJ..a..n
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2 April 1953 JAX AIR NEWS Pogo Throe

"How About A Cuppa Joe?" ..

They Drink A Lot Of 'Joe9 Here-About 15,000 Cups A Day 0, ,lIosPI.r-A: 1

"How about a cuppa Joe!" moat every office or building is the time of J. P, Jones. from this custom, Cups, from HEADLINES

That is *a phrase that la just equipped with a coffee pot and Even with the many coffee common white china to hand.

aa common to the Navy as salt a hot plate. The dally ritual lockers dispersed In and about painted porcelln, bedeck our r

in the sea. Includes cleaning the pot, filling the building the Navy Ex. universal "Joe Lockers. To Louis Uguccloni, who was Injured *

According to the latest reit with new beans and fresh change continue to pour some distinguish between cups, the aboard the usa Token re.

ports, approximately 15,000 water, putting It on to perk. 2,000 cups of coffee a day. Over "coat'of-arms" method proved cently is now a patient on Ward

cups of coffee per day are consumed + a cup of this magic potion, the most successful A-6. His father and mother from

here at the Naval Air A. the pleaaant aroma seep problems are solved, piscusThl.. substance, which has Denmor; Pa., have been welcome *

Station. NATTCenter alone through, the coffee-lovers anxiously lions held or small talk exbeen reported capable of removing visitors. Other patients who have

claims at least 75 coffee lock await that moment when changed. paint, washing decks, cleaning recently enjoyed visits from their

ers they pour a freshly brewed cup, cars, and numerous other : families are Andrew Prieto and
The Navy, renowned for its light a cigarette and relax for In olden days barber shops tasks-besides having! a good I Kelly Sapp both in Ward A-8 and

consumption of the popular a few looked-forward-to mo maintained a locker ia which taste, will probably continue to both from Tampa

liquid commonly referred to as ments. This sacred breather customers kept their[ shaving be the mainstay of the average Most popular patient among the

"Joe," reserves a few minutes has been an all-Important part mugs. Our present day coffee sailor's morning constitutional women on Ward E-3 is Mary

each day for a coffee mess. AIof the morning schedule since lockers appear to have derived for many more years to come. Frances Harman, age 9 years,

from Ocala Florida. Her room is

banked with flowers. She's await.

Jewish Festival Ing the Easter bunny. ,
S S *

Of Passover Th flowers' which are appeal

ing on the bedside tables through.

out the hospital are grown righton
Ends 17The
April the hospital compound. Mr.

Jewish Festival of the Morgan, hospital gardener, and
his staff deserve a vote of thanks .
Passover which Is now being celebrated
for the excellent job they are do-
will continue through
ing. Because of their diligent
Tuesday of next week. The Pe-
work in growing and cutting the -
sack will end at Sunset April 7. ,
flowers, not one patient misses!
At A h vat h
Congregation a
the Joy that is brought to everyone
Chewed (Reform) at St. Johns
by their beauty and fragrance
Ave and Mallory Street, there .
will be a service on April 5 at
_. I The patients enjoyed their._
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1800 and the Yizkor Memorial
( )
dance Tuesday night, March 31st.
Service will be conducted at 1100on I
The dance Is always the outstanding
April 6. INSPECTIONIt I event of the month. With the

The Jewish Center Synagogue was a big day for NATT [;--i. cL1Hi. combo from the NA3 Band to
' center last Friday with the
(Conservative) at 3rd and Silver provide the music and charminghostesses

Streets, will hold services at 1830 tirecomplement turning out from the Eccelectlc

on April :5, from 0830-1200( and at for the annual military inspec Club as dance partners, it is easy

1630 on April 6, and at 0830 on tion and review Rear Adm. to understand why patients always

April 7. Yizkor (Memorial) Serv- Marshall R. Greer, Chief of look forward to the last

ice is slated for April 7 at 1000. Naval Air Technical Training, Tuesday night of each month. The
was hand to conduct the
Etz Hayim Synagogue (Ortho next dance is scheduled for April
inspection. Top photo shows
dox) on 6th Street betweer Laura 28th.
the sharp Waves drill team in ar
and Main will hold services at it S S *
an exhibition during the re
1840 on April 5; and from 0830- view. Charles Johnson, presi- If there ire patients or hospital

1200 and at 1835 on April 6. Services dent of the Jacksonville Junior duty personnel who would

on April 7 are set for 0830, Chamber of Commerce, delivers like to brush up on their dancing,

with th.. Yirkor (Memorial ServIce a commendation (right) to or learn to dance, instructors from,
personnel of the Center for
) at 1045.: their contribution to the Cham the Arthur Murray Dance Studio

Jewish personnel aboard the ber's "Toys for Tots" campaignlast Mill be in the auditorium to give }

Station are cordially: invited to Christmas. Rear Adm. the benefit of their skill, April
Greer ranks bottom).
attend the Cervices. Liberty will inspects ( 7 and 21 from 1500> to 1600.

be granted wherever practicable. ., .. ,. . Thursday nights are party.
.. "",'I'.'!. )f." --.P. ". ..,-" ... "
rv F :i;#;:: t> : .:< .., ;: '., .' "II, nights in the recreation hall at
'i. :
: ;
: Rear Adm. Greer the hospital at 1930. Hostesses
', -
Center Facility .. :, < a.. from the USO will join us for the
party April 2. Milo Jones School

Graduates 1,877 Inspects, Reviews of Accordian will sponsor a Variety '

Show April 8. April 18 host

Training CenterRear esses from the First M thodist
Two YearsWith
During Church will sponsor the first.weiner -

Adm. Marshall R. Greer, roast of the season.
an overall total of 1,
877 graduates to show for its Chief of Naval Air Technical Several community groups planto
parties in wards in
two-year existence, the Train. Training, conducted the third An- sponsor
the near future. All patients are
ing Facilities of the Naval Air
nual Military Inspection of the reminded to watch the weekly
Technical Training Center, Naval Air Technical Training ,
schedule of events) which appears
celebrated its second anniversary Center last Friday.
on all ward bulletin boards
last week with
Civilian dignitaries from both
exercises conducted
by the Junior and Senior Chambers
Comdr Charles R. Dodd Director

of Commerce were present at the

of Training.The ceremonies. Prior to the start of *IThMAINSIDE

graduates, both Navy trie personnel inspection, CharlesS. ,
and Marine, have been-trained
Johnson, president of the Junior
to be supervisors and instructors
Chamber of Commerce, pre
for the Center. This instruction .
sented a citation to personnel ofthe Thurs., April t
ia mandatory for all :
Center for their assistance to The Woman They Almost
Aviation Ground Officers, Aviation
the Chamber; "Toys for Tots" Lynched .......................John Lund "
Electricians Mates (B)
PAGE Campaign during the Christmas Fri., April S
and Aviation Ordoajicemen (B)
Easter, observed throughout the Holidays. The Lady Wants "
instructors prior to their
conducting Christian world, it the theme of Following the inspection drill I Mink ......................Ruth Hussey ,
classes at the Center.On I
I of this week's front page cover. teams of Waves, Marine Air Detachment Sat., April 4
completion: of the gradua
Easter the and the Aviation Ordnance Man On aTightrope
tion Comdr. Dodd brings single exam- =NOTIThere
congratulated ceremony the Training Facilities ple of the resurrected life. Jesus School presented a short ......Frederick March

Christ was crucified. He died. exhibition of precision drilling. NATTOenter
on its excellent work will be a special dance at
Jesus died that live. Thurs., April 2
men might The annual administrative inspection
for the past year. the CPO Club Saturday April 11,
---4' But lie arose again from the dead got under way March Fort Vengeance ...James Craig
2030 to 0045.
on the third day. "Destroy me 23, when Admiral Greer's staff Fri, April S
Closing 01 Six Army and in three days I shall rise At the last semi-monthly meeting arrived. He returned to Memphis Woman They Almost

Camps Saves $6,000,000 again' lie had foretold. of the Board of Governors, it Friday afternoon after comple- Lynched _..................John Lund

Washington (AFPS) The This week's front page montage was decided to have a special tion of the inspection critique. Sat, April 4

Army will inactivate six Installations is a combined effort of the Jax dance once a month. Admissionfor the Lady Wants

by June 1. The closings are Air News staff and the NAS photo the first dance will be $5.00 Make reservations now with any Mink ...__...___.Ruth Hussey
per couple. The hope is for a large of the club officials. The "Rev NAVALHOSPITAL
expected to net the Army about lab. Helping to carry out the
attendance at these I elers" will the finest
special provide mu- Thurs., April 2
six million dollars per year. theme are (left to right) Marlene
dances, in order that members sic in this area. Invader from Mars, Helena Carter
The following are scheduled to McGrath, SA, Navy Relief office;
be closed: Ft. Hancock, N. J.; DA Henry Mason, DK3, NAS Dis may continue to enjoy them' at a Plans for a patio( for the club Fri., April 8

Transmitter Station, Alexandria, bursing; Ruby Jones, SA, Commissary reasonable price. were discussed at the last Gen Fort Vengeance _.James Craig

Va.; Ft. Custer Mich.; Ft Hua- office and Larry Murphy, Corsages for the ladies< drinks eral Assembly meeting More detailed 84., April 4

chuca, Ariz.; Ft. Worden, Wash., PN2, NAS Personnel office. and dinner for all will be included information will be avail [The Woman They Almost

and Ft. Flagler! Wash. in the admission price. able next week. Lynched .. ......John Lund r

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M. : VA Has Definite YardstickiVets'


Items off eilng for sale articles __
". To Check EligibilityVeteians
e>f property: suA HS washing machines '1

,' automobiles, furniture, radios -
clothing and the like are Administration today announced yardsticks It will use

Fiohiblted by Defense Department I II In determining' ( whether veterans applying for Korean OI Bill tanning

regulations. This column will, I alreAdy ate Qualified I for their chosen objectives.

however, list mien services as I 1 The law prohibits veterans from
4 iyr. GI he "dhows, it is needed to attain a
available housing rides wanted training under the Korean pro-
j l have already specific vocational or professional'
and lout and found articles or other gram toward goals they
Himilar notices) I I IKuin. cached, either through prevlous objective. Full credit would haveto

1 bdrm apt, with garage. wheeling and training or be given for applicable pievi-

170 mo, 29M Green, ph ext 512 a through Job experience.' VA explained ous training

or 8-4447, Mrs, Hester I I that a veteran must select Preview! Training; Con..l
Four bdim, day or wk, ph 2-9342, his, final goal before' training under Somewhat similar rules apply toa

._ ,1718 Margaret St, Mrs; Bramlett 1 the' law.lie veteran who wants to take a
; also must list his previous below-college-level\ school coins
i ,
Finn 6 im bungalow 4227 Colo- training and experience on the where classroom instruction pre

nisi Axe, Lakeside Pk. ph, application form, so that VA can dominates. If he already has a

: 2-8927 or 5-7621, Mrs. Whitehead rule whether' he's already qualified high school diploma he would be

I Ii for the objective. Followingare allowed to study for a helow-col-

.' Lakeshore, ph. "8-6872, Jeialdine VA In passing on eligibility under lead to a vocational objective' for

Ten ell. .... the Korean GI Bill. which he is not already qualified.
Turn 3 rm apt, ph 8-1760, Mrs ----
Must Follow OccupationVA In determining whether a \.t.ertm .
Bftllentine.\ AN ALL-NAVY TEAM-These Navy civilian employees were j
quick to answer the desperate rail for volunteers In the civil defense will not approve an application i already qualified for a vocational
Turn bdim, 28% Selma, ph. program litre the group, part of a Thursday night class, from veteran' with a collegiate objective, VA will take in.

-8-43(16. Mis! Adams. works at the plotting board at the Air Force Filter Center in Jax I bachelor's degree If he to account his previous tiammg -

Furn bdim, 4652 Redwood Ave, as they receive reports of aircraft from ground observers at observation either' in school or on-the-job -
points throughout the area. Tracking flight of aircraft wants to take another undergraduate -
ph. 9-4529 after 7pm. Eluabeth nd his
Conner are, (clockwise), Joy Terrell, NAS Cecil Field; Phyllis Joslin ,college course merely to leach 41 past employment record
daughter of Chief Joslin of .NATTCenter' ; Andrew II. Plane?' and an educational objective. How- I I A veleian-who applies for a below-
Fmn 2 im apt, $45 mo, 826 May II, E. Cox of NAS Jax; Betty Jean Haltiwanger, Margaret Kil- the veteran' bepermitlt'd college trade or technical l course
St., ph 7-6048 after 6 pm4 crease and Susetta' Adams, all of NAS Cecil Field. The Jax Filter ever, may that consists largely of hop
to take such a course IfDredmed practice -
Center needs volunteers to its minimum
more quota
Mrs. Ellington many obtain
will be denied training if:
n- -- ---- -
FInn 3 im apt, 112 E. Ashley, ph
1. He has
Of Being A Pilot previously completeda
4-5076, Mis Stiadtman.Finn .

ph 7-1570 im, "$14, Mrs.wk,Tuiner.Finn 2M6 .College, I Now Flies Over Base That Is His Birthplace I same similar occupation school course for the

2. He has at time .
in the
3 rm cottage $33 mo, ph. lI re's a Hipley for you -- -: any
Nvy and heived aboard the held
past a job as a qualified
2-5410, Ml'8. Schulz.\ It's the story of a young lad
USS Arkansas and the USS workman in the
Share' 6 1.home.. with couple,! ph. who dreamed of being a pilot same for

2-3808, Mis Donnan realized that ambition, Philadelphia which he requests training How

urn tm, garage, 2130 Dellwood, and ultimately returned to r} H SIN ever, if the new occupation is at
OCTOBER 1942, Yarber' level he'd be
a higher
ph. 7-4315! Mis Thompkins. fly from runways which i
entered Pie-flight School Athens to train for it.
Fmn bdim' $12 wk, ph. 2-0790, are now located oft the very
Mrs 11'alsh.. grounds of his birthplace.James Ga. He then attended Pi I- 3. He has completed an on-1he-

Furn bdim, ph. 2-7216 after 3 Yaiber, chief aviation mary Flight School in Dallas, job training course which qllHIi.

p.m", :Mis LeGi'and. machinist's mate, air pilot, was Texas and completed his flight flea him for his desired objective,

20 ft. house trailer, 2 mis and born May 18, 1920- on Biown's training at Advanced Training either at the locality where tiain

bath, ?4"!> mo 8536 Maters Ave Farm near Jacksonville. That School, Pensacola.' Before beIng t ing was completed or where It IS

ph. 112-83244, Mi Sadler. same farm )is now the site of transferred' to Operation, to be taken.

Furn apt, Riverside, ph. 27396. the U S. Naval Hospital here on NAS max he was with Fa-sron ,Mule on Fanning ,
3 in Norfolk, Va. .
Finn 6 1'11'hOlllle, $125 mo, 4612 the base. VA also outlined I 1 condition
The model
airplanes that_ he
Gates ',
A Mt .
\'e., Wegmet.
will result in disapproval' of
Finn 3 im apt, 2601 Park, ph. A L T H O IT n II, his parents flew as a child have grown up institutional
on. farm training
8-2770, Mis, Houston. moved Into the city when he too. They are R4D-8's, and in include

Finn 3 old, his. father' the past year they' have taken T'ley :
im apt, 919 Rosselle St., was only a year
him to such places as Trinidadand 1. A veteran who Is successfully
ph. 8-2655, Mr. Rhodes elates that their home stood
the Bahamas conducting a farm operation to
Finn 2 rm apt, 316 \V. Union, ph. \\heie-the Nurse's Quarters are s
Although Jim has been allover the one he wants to train for. Also 1-
6-1951 Mrs. Saucer.Finn .
twin bdrm, J289 Hamilton. now.When only a young boy, Chief FEELS AT HOME James the United tares, and lI\n It he successfully handled! such

Mis Mai loss e. Yarber decided he wanted to be Yarber, ADCAP( ) feels l very many countries overseas, his I operation in the iea onable
I much at home at the controls Navy career finally brought him past, his application would l be
Finn elf 3689 .
apt, St., Avon-
of an R4D-8, just as he feels at back home to turned down.
dale.Vnfuin. 'watch, initials J. F. on metal Jacksonville where
home here at NAS. lie was
2 bdrm |house, $85 mo, band, contact MAD Det Adjut born right here on the reservation his mother and father still live. :2. One who previously attendeda '

:5173 Camille Ave, Lakeshore' ant's office, NATTC, ph. 8320. at the spot where the His wife, Jerry, and one-year- school which gave i Instruction I in

ph. 88-7317, Mrs. Runyon. Found: Bl'n1'US waterproof, shock Nurses'' Quarters are located at old son, James Dale, are also practical agriculture along the
the Naval Hospital.a .
resistant wrist watch, metal ex- with him. lines of the
proposed eour e.
Film 2 im apt 318 W. Union St,

ph. 4-7936 Mr. Saucer pansion band, broken crystal, pilot someday, Any time he- Chief' Yarber can really mean 1. A veteran who ha held" a

4 rm apt, $60 mo, 2700 W. Lakeshore contact MAD Det.' Adjutant's could from Andrew it when he says, 'I feel very 1 job M a teacher of subjects similar -
manage much at home "
Blvd. ph 2-4291, )ii'll. Mc- office, NATTC, ph. 8320 here to the ones' he wants to study.
.. Gowan. Found: Arvin portable radio in Jackson High School and his S ..--
Applicants for on-the-job or ap-
cream-colored case: contact studies, he spent building model
IXH SALE prentice training will be considered
MAD Det. Adjutant's office, planes. At the end of high 'Flying Ubangis'From
2 bdrm house, Cedar Shores, ph already ,qualified if, at any
NATTC, ph. 8320. school, June 1937, he Joined-the .1
8-6213, Lt. Conde time
] in the past, they have bees

6 rm house4729 Blending' Blvd, v w,,< VF-12 Cop employed a full-fledged worker: i i.

Mrs Oak-ley. + Ix I the jobs they want to train for

a bdrm house, $13800, 4333 Da- Coveted Navy 'E' Nix Same ProfessionA

Vim Ave, ph. 8-4500, Lt I It I
veteran who has completed
his nke. Fighter Squadron 12's
t aM "Flying: schooling for a profession such as
MiS'EI.f.A\EOI14 J Ubangis" have I
I completed competitive teaching' engineering the like
Riders wanted' from Park near aerial ordnance exercise
I I may not take on-the-job training,
Cumbet land Rd, or Fairfax, with seven of their lot gainin
for the ame profession. How-
(1700 to 1530, ph. 8383, Mr. Om. the coveted Navy "E".
ever, an exception has been made
vnUe. Latest of the aerial
operation!I for graduate lawyers in some
Riders! wanted' front Southslde
to be completed was rocket firing
states that require clerkship training
0730 to 1600, ph. ltS-4918, Mr in which Lt, (jg) Clyde Alber
before admission to a bar examination
Cliffs. and Lt (Jg) Eugene Murray gar .
Ride wanted from Green Cove to d nered "E's". Overall squadron

I NAS, 0630 to 1600, ph. ext average was "Good". VA emphasized' that the purposeof
its rules and regulations is to ..
822ri, Mr. McCoy.
Copping two "E's" was Cap,
I Riders] wanted from Springfield, tain Ed Mason, USAF, who punctured ,. set up standards that can be used

d 1st St, Riverside or Ortega, a target sleeve at both 15-- In determining whether Korean

i $730 to 1600, ph 5.8904 or ext. 000 and 25,000 feet. The captairis veterans already are qualified' for

382! Miss Haisten currently on exchange dut the courses they apply for under

Riders wanted to Miami, leaving ..r with the Navy. y the Korean GI Bill. In no way

Fri., April 3 at 3 pm, ph. ext Lt. (Og) Charles Axell got th. do they serve to deny training toe
368 7-5604 Mrs. those who need it to. gain their
or Forsjth. coveted letter at 15,000 for hi:b

Will baby sit, day or night, '2120 ..., ," ;>i gunnery proficiency, while Lcd, goals in life.MDB .

Herschel St., ph. 2-9502, :Miss "E" WINNERS-Na\y; "E" winners of Fighter Squadron 12, John Breen, the commanding of Payments Due

Jojner. the at NAS Cecil "field frame their "kiss of ficer, and Lt. (jg) Charles

Will baby sit, day or) evening' 1775 death" insignia! after completing recent aerial-ordnanec exercises' Knighten received, it as 25,000 ft, Mutual Death Benefit policyholders
Hamilton, ph. 8-495, Mrs? Ad- Front (left to right) LUjg) Charlie Axell and Lt.jg( ) Clyde Alber. Going miles
Hack row (left to right) Lt.jg( ) Charles Knighten; Capt. Ed Mason up seven up'foihis F are reminded that pay-
die.Found USAF; Lrdr, John Bretn, CO; LUjg( ) Nip Navarre and Lt. :' "E" was Lt (jg) Nip Navarn s ments for assessments 20 and 21

: 17 jewel Hareo wrist Eugene Murray; who riddled the sleeve at 35,000() (), are due before 1630 April 10.


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2 April 1953 JAX AIR NEWS Pago Five


Fasron Six VF-43. VA-45 VP'-5. VA-15 Series Of 'Firsts' I "r"

I ;tigVFj Area Squadrons In Korea Credited r:

Fasron Six To 'Blue Bolts' ';

Seminole Boy Scout Camp at the near discharge of Riley P. Recent stories in the Jax .

Orange Park was the scene of a James; AMC, Friday as he is due Air News accrediting assort

highly successful party last to pick up his discharge papers ed "firsts" to several Fleet :

Thursday in honor of Fasron's April 9 after 24 years of service. Air i Jacksonville squadronshave 'j

triumphant basketball squad. A chicken dinner, country- been responsible for un

AH types of outdoor entertainment style, was given in his honor. ,., covering: three "firsts" compiled -
were provided. Softball, During the festivities he was .. .> by Fighter Squadron

tennis, and swimming were the presented ten meal tickets goodat 172.
main attractions with the latter unit the first
any fish camp. James was assigned Not only was this

attempted in spite of brisk March to the carpenter shop Banshee jet squadron to hare .\

winds. When it came to chow, while attached to the Squadron. served in the Korean war but it ,

Coach Looney's wife took care of Fasron's complement increased also has two pilots with individual'first" '

that end, excellently preparing honors.
slightly last week as ten men reported -
ample helpings for all Lt. Richard M/bellingtr
(jg) of
for duty. Among the recent -
Softball season got underwaylast arrivals are, Sydney E. Dan VF-172 made the first launching:

week with at least seven veterans iel ,. ". take-off in a Banshee from the
CSC. USS Picking (DD-68S; ''. f l., "-
from last year's line-up on Frank S. Bull Jr.. ,ADC. of VF- '"'",! r .: ... J ,,I> deck: of a carrier in Korean com-

the roster. John Campbell and 173; Robert W. Eadie,ADI. of VF- JIf",1f" :/;(,>1 "Ihx':" { bat.Another

Chuck Hontz old teammates, are 14; Walter E. Parshall AMI, of V : ; "Blue Bolt" pilot, Lt.
0 .
entering their third year of play VF-14; Jesse L Garland, ADI, of --h. ,__ ... .. ...,.,r (jg) Otho W. Crowl, flew the first .

with the Banshees. The other five VF-172; John R. Parker Jr., SK2. CHALK UP "FIRSTS" Using his Banshee Jet model as a photo Banshee in combat.

vets are, Bill Bailey, "Tex" Dvo- USS Tumult (AM-127); Dillye W. pointer to show places In Korea where Fighter Squadron 172 Fighter Squadron 172 began its.
roznak, "Moe" Hassen, Ron Rosen conducted raids is LUjg Richard Bellinger, first pilot to be catapulted Korean duty tour on August 18,
McBride TE3, USS FDR; Clar-
in a Banshee from the deck of a carrier In Korean com
and Tom Walsh who have each ence H. W. Sharp SASN, of VF- bat. Pointing out further Information is Ledr James II. Cain, VF- 1051. Before they returned to

played first string ball. 44; Gene L. Hubbard, AN, of 172 skipper, (left) and LUjg( ) Othe Crowl (center), first pilotto Jacksonville the Blue Bolt pilots

Thirty-four members of Air- j CVG-4, and James W. Lupo, SN, fly a photo Banshee In combat. had'racked up 1563 combat aortic
-- --
frames Division helped celebrate I USS Saipan (CVL-48). VF-IM VF-4J missions.
Eight of the pilots who flew
Fifteen yean ago on the draw Led:. Jack L. Evans became
HW ing boards at Chance Vought executive officer of Fighter l those close ground support and in- ::10
r' t-rdictlon! missions are still with
Aircraft, a remarkable fighter Squadron when he reported
the squadron Ledr James B.
4 : \ plane was born. aboard to succeed Lcdr. Laughlin
Cain, who was executive officer
; ; As graceful: as it was deadly] as Barker who has departed for the
then, .is now the commanding of-
a ;, swift as it was tough, the Corsair Special Weapons Facility, Kirkland -
t .,4a was marked for glory. Air! Force Base, Albuquerque -
In addition to Lt. (jg) Bellin
Just recently, Fighter Squadron N. M.
.. Lt. (jg) Crowl and
... ger Lcdr
) 103 received word that Corsairs : .r-: + Before reporting
CaIn, the other Korean veterans
being flown by squadron pilots 1'r,"' to VF-43, still serving as Blue Bolts ore Lt.
will be vaunted
soon replaced by
Lcdr. Evans was George V. Warren, Lt. (j jg) RalphD.
F9F-6 Cougar jets, and much as
4 a rr assistant air officer Antley, Lt. (jg) Frank Glen-
the "bent wing birds" are revered
denning Lt. (OR) Leroy H. Ludi
the replacement 'news has been y, ; aboard the ,
y received warmly. ; USS Roosevelt and Lt. (jg) Joseph P .Rogers.
j 1 4
Fighter Squadron 103 has been In September Ensign Roy K. Varenhorst front

I flying the Corsair since being Lcdr. Evans 1M5 he formed the training command.

commissioned |n 1952. and commanded Night Torpedo Lt.jg( ) John R. Hoyt, after serving -

; Three men have reported for Squadron 90. The next year when with VA-45 for almost a
duty: 'Eugene N. Hill AO1, from all night air groups were decommissioned year has returned to the University .1.1
> VP-5 on a swap with Robert T. he reported to Night of Michigan as a student.
r Watkins A07 Clarence L. Winder for .
; Composite Squadron 2 extensive

SA, and Thomas J. Nolan, night fighter and night attack VP-5

SA, from Great Lakes recruit work. Patrol Squadron 5 added a \

training. mercy flight to a ship 250 miles

Lt. Walter P. Gatewood has returned VA45A at sea to its schedule last week

to VF-103 after complet- I "comparatively hot" basket and completed the mission with

ing a TAD assignment at Sandia i : ball team, arrival of new personnel flying colors.

Base, New Mexico Clarence L. I and departure of an oldtimer When an emergency request for -
HAMS HELP OUT-Time on their hands" could be the themeof
this gathering at VP-3. Comdr. George D. Ghesquire. squadron Whitaker, ATC, departed this have been occupying the con medicine for a heart ailment was

skipper, presents clocks to William Clinton, ATC, (renter), and week for a course in Air Intel versation limelight in. Attack sent from Commander Tack

Warren Watson AEC, of NATTCenter on behalf of .patrol unit's ligence School, Norfolk, Va., and Squadron 45. Force 41 to FAW-11, VP-5 was

personnel. The gifts were presented to the two for their efforts U Richard D. Sherwood, AN, chock Led by team captain Mike Mi- appointed to complete the miss
keeping tae wives and families In Jax in touch with squadron men
overseas via their ham radio sets. ed out for ANP) School, Nor zell, AO3 and backed by Lt.jg( ) ion. Delivery was made by parachute

man, Oklahoma. i George Kinnear squadron athletic and completed only a few

VP-3 Bestows Credit Venizio Lorenzo, AE3, was car- officer, VA-45 courtmen finished hours after receipt of the emergency

rying a box of cigars when he with an .800 average, win. message. ".

Ham HonoredFor returned from leave in Dangor, ning 12, while losing only three. Twenty-two VP-5 personnelhave

Operators Pa., recently: and passing them During the first district AAU permanently departed the

out in celebration of the arrivalof playoffs VA-45 whacked Hardage squadron, returned from TAD

Stateside-Med ContactsA a baby girl and Sons by more than 20 points, assignments been received on

a a but fell next to Gibbs, eventual board or left on TAD orders.

grateful VP-3 showed its I: apart. VF-12 tourney winner. Leaving the squadron for other

gratitude to four Jax CPO ham According to Comdr. George D. After a year aboard, Capt. Ed New pilots in the squadron arc billets were Lt. Richard E. Pictonj

radio operators who bridged two I Ghesquire, commanding officerof Mason, USAF, is to return to the i Lt. Joel R Mills from VF-104 and (Please Torn to Page, 8, CoL 1)

continents to transmit messages VP-3, "The amateur radio men in the "Wild Blue" via the
between stateside families and ,schedules maintained by Chief Naval Hospital. It wasn't the pledges to do their best-the biggest event

Port Lyautey-based husbands and I Clinton from Fasron 6 and Chief treatment received while in the In their young lives It's the long awaited

fathers during ceremonies held Watson of NATTC in Jax., and squadron but a case of chickenpox moment when they become cub scouts ,
at NAS recently. Chiefs Stenshors and Bray in that has laid him low. with official title of Bobcat. Initiated Into
the station Cub Seout Pack 131 are (left
William Clinton, ATC, of Fas ., Port Lyautey was a contributingfactor While a "Flying Ubangi" the to right) Douglas Huggard, John Gollette.

ron Six and Waren Watson, AECof to the high morale of the captain received Navy "E's" at Paul Treitel and Dennis Calkins. Chief

NATTC received a 1,000-day squadron while deployed.It 15,000 and 25,000 feet. lIe also Cubmaster Carol Owens, AOC, of Fasron
has piloted his Banshee off the Six, conducts the ceremony
clock and a 400-day clock, respectively was a source of satisfactionto

from the appreciative realize there was a line opento carriers Leyte, Wasp, Oriskanyand

squadron complement the states in event of emer Lake Champlain during

Operating the radio facility at gency or just to talk to the wife which time he held the post of

and child occasionally." assistant operations officer, oper-
the Port Lyautey end were Hous-
ations officer and executive officer .
ton Bray, ALC and Everett Ste -
in that order.
shors, ALC of VP-3 who were Average Veteran's AgeIs
Squadron officers held a beer
presented with table cigarette 38; Oldest Is 111 bust in his honor last week. As a
lighters and music boxes by the
remembrance of his stay amidst
squadron wives. Washington (AFPS) -A recent
salty talk and tail hooks the pilots -
survey by the Veterans
Although nothing of a restricted gave Capt. Mason a cigarettecase
Administration shows that of
nature transmitted
was and lighter with Navy wingson
the 20,403,297 veterans in civil
by the chiefs, routine squadron top during a lull in the festiv
business life, the average is about 38
was expedited through

their efforts. years. ities.Not content to let all the celebrating :
But the extremes range from
During the Christmas season be done by their husbands t :r
a Civil War vet who is 111
many of the crew were able to the officers' wives held a
old to
years an 18-year-old veteran
speak to their wives and children luncheon at the "0" club at Main-
of the Korean conflict.
although several thousand miles side. .,. :


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': Page Six .. JAX, AIR NEWS 2 April 1953

Exercises For
hI .
t F 11 A lineM 45y

, M 0' RhymeA NATO Nations

', Held In Med.

\ Of all the humming): doubly blest Naples, Italy (AFI'S) pxeS
I The sailor's wife's the happiest,
class Render-vous" and
For all she does js stay at home "New

,, And knit and darn-and let 'irn L I / Moon," involving sea and air units

roam of NATO nations, are now under

way in the Mediterranean, Aden.

f I Of all the hubands on the earth Robert B, Carney's headquarters
.: The sailor has the finest berth,
here announces.
For in 'is cabin he can sit i"rP

And sail and sail and let 'er Both operations will be or.
'. knit.. tiN out Jointly In a combined'
Wallace Irwin.
a $ t!; test of sea and air defenses of
; o 4 a a
the Mediterranean.

From the beautiful shores of Exercise "R ntf'z-\'o""," under

.I Hawaii the direction of Adm. Lord Louis
Where my heart shall always be Mountbatten, is an inter-allied
To land of and
a swamps bayous
naval operation. In addition to ex*
Thai's far aciossjlhc sea. ,', :'W ,
teneive tests for the
protection of
The people say i it's a "land of

sunshine," BEGIN QUEEN CONTEST-Personnel at Fasron Six: wasted no time in getting their nomina- shipping and allied line of coin
tion for Navy Charity Carnival underway. George K. Morris, AO3 puts his "money In the
But to me there'll never be queen muntcation In the area, the U S,
pot" and hopes for a landslide victory for his candidate. This fund raising display, which will be
A land so exotic and beautiful duplicated at units throughout the station and NAS Cecil Field, was originated by a queen contest Sixth Fleet will launch "Strike"

That I left across the sea. committee at Fasron Six. With this early start Fasron Six thus sends a hard challenge to other units operations testing: the air defense

rf('. Robert Pavao, competing In the contest. The ultimate winner, determined by a "penny a vote" method, will reign
NATTCenter.' over the Carnival May 1516. of Southern Europe.
Exercise "New Moon," headedby

All Hands Back Carnival Queen Contest Lt. Gen. David' M. Srhlatter,

Entertainers Have ; USAF, Commander of the AI-

lied Air Force, Southern Eu-

Place To for RehearseEntertainers the forthcoming Battle Now On To Select Lucky Winner"Who's organization the rope,southern will teat and NATO the facilities air nations.defame of

Navy Charity Carnival and she going to be?" That's the cry heard around the Station ever since it was announced "New Moon" involve elementsof
the tentatively planned radio and the French Air Force, the Brit-
that a Queen would reign over the 1953 Navy Charity Carnival
TV programs; now have a place to ish Royal Air Force and aircraftof

rehearse on their own tune, and Preliminary contests within i I vote method of selecting contestants t Service Squadron can vote for the the U. S. Sixth Fleet.

at their own convenience commands are underway to deeimlne have been promulgated) to ''Queen" of their choice by con- The exercise Hill provide the
the final candidateswho
The Gnl Scout hall in Building eight the various departments and units tributing to these bot lf". The first tent of coordination In the

612 (Mainsicle Movie Building) will represent the major com who are responsible for settingup contestant who receives the largest field of air defense between
mands here, plus NAS Cecil Field
will be open during the week for their own machinery to determine amount of monetary votes' Adm. Camt '* Southern Europe

all who wish to work on skits! Although full details had not entries on a prorated basis (the amountof Command and Adm. Mounlbat
reached this office! by press time, S will be to the
pennies compared
songs( and dances A piano is ten's new Mediterranean Com
available. It is understood, that the Queenof ONE CLKVEK selection systemhas manpower strength of the various mand.

information the Carnival will be the recipient already been devised by the Fasron Six departments) will be
For further personnel Commenting on Exercise "New
pf many valuable prizes, including Fasron Six Carnival Queen Com entered against contestants from "
can contact Henderson, the Moon, Adm. Carney stated that
various wardrobe selections mittee. Bright; colored posters, other'Fleet Air Jacksonville units.
Jax Air News, extension 216 or "these will) be the,, most comprehensive -
luggage, ,wrist watch, diamond announcing the contest, hive been This second elimination will determine
8184 tests of air defense in
j ring, donated }by) Jacksonville grouped .on a large display board.... the Fleet Air Jacksonville Southern Europe since the end! of

merchants, and even a vacation Each poster contains the portrait candidate, one of the"eight final the war"ed

-S. trip for two to Havana. of a contestant, !some information ists.
r f" 1e I More details on prizes will be announced .
about her, and a sealed bottle I Is Its candidate, all the n1<>nf'yac-
next located Just below each picture OTHER FINALISTS ,will come I, crued to that point will be applied -

General rules" for the penny-a- Personnel of the Fleet Aircraft from the Naval Air Station; the to the credit of Us entry.
""-- ---- ----
Naval Air Technical Training Center -i It Is expected that the eight final
Fleet I Air Wing Eleven, Marine ists will be selected by the end of
36-Year Career In Naval Aviation
Aviation Detachment, NAT- this month.

TC Naval NARTU and .
; Hospital, ,
Comes To Close For 'Ya k' GageA NAS Cecil Field. They will also

.. be selected by.a similar method. Selective Service Eyes
3 3y full career of 36 years in Naval Aviation; active and Inactive Once each command has select-

reserve, came to a close this week for the oldest Naval aviator in 53,000 For May
Washington The
point of designation on active duty in the Navy today Known as "Yank" to his many
has announced that it
Comdr. Fred II. Gage, Chief -- -- -- Army
Upon recall in ]920, he was assigned friends, he acquired the nickname will induct'53,000 men in May,
Staff Officer of ComNab 6 wa I
placed on the Reserve retired list command of Squadron Four when he migrated from Haverhill, bringing the total to 1,414,430

> as of March 31 : NAS Pensacola, a bombing, gun- Mass to the University of Alabama personnel called for Selective

nery, and torpedo squadron. He played halfback for the Service since the beginning of
Commander Gage, who com
: 1916 Alabama team, then knownas Korean hostilities.
pleted 36 years of Naval Aviation,
began his Naval career in May Once again, separation into the the 'Thin Red Line." The 1916 .The Department of Defense
inactive reserve was effected for team was the first to beat the reported that further Induc-
1917, enlisting in the regular
Vt Navy from the University of Ala- i Lt. Gage on July 1, 1922. On Sept' University of Florida on its own tions will continue at this rate

bama.. "Seaman" Cage was rated 1, 1936, due to physical disability, field, with young Gage helping In through July because of a high .

Landsman for Quartermaster Lcdr. Gage was placed on the the victory by kicking three field rate'of discharges. .

Navy's honorary retired. list as a goals.
Interest In aviation led Comdr.
L<'llr. ,___, h___ .
Gage to apply for flight training. 4

I He was one of twelve at the NAS In Nov. 1940, he was again recalled -

: Pensacola who. was picked for this to active duty at the newly

: : training. commissioned Naval Air Station
here at Jacksonville lie was the

aFP Comdr. Gage experienced his first athletic officer and later the ktiP a

first flight on July 28, 1917. In Yard and Security officer.

a N9 (No 101)), a single engine, Comdr. Gage was once more recalled -

'iI' i I single pontoon affair, with an Oy( to active Huty at Pensacola ""ipp

; Cuftiss engine. The flight lasted in July of 1918. Then in 1949, he

21 minutes, and was properly log- was transferred to Jax. Here he
ged as the first entry in Gage's became Chief Staff Officer of the

I t flight log book. On Nov, 26 of I Commander Naval Air Bases,

I that year Gage was qualified as Sixth Naval District Comdr Gage -dHL7

a Naval aviator and given a des. has served!! under every CO of the
t di' "
J ignation of "Naval Aviator No. Naval Air Station, Jacksonville, f w ,>>

265."" with the exception of Vice Admiral
I .
Gage was commissioned an Ensign Herbert S. Duckworth, now retired s <
in the USNRF.5 (United

tv+l 2 \ States Naval Reserve Force, Aviation .

DENISE Dips- Denise Dar- ) in January, 1917,and in October Comdr Gage' w ho hat a son,

eel gets her feet wet In the cool 1918, was promoted to Lt Lcdr, Fred H. Gage, Jr., a naval BIDS ADIEU-The oldest Naval aviator in point of designation

pray of the Pacific Ocean' Her (jg). lie was placed on inactive ; aviator now stationed in Wash-1 Com dr. Fred II. "Yank" Gage (left), chief of staff officer of

latest picture, by the way ofcoincidence duty tot the first time in April ington, D. C.. is planning to liveIn Commander Naval Air Bases Sixth Naval District pays his last
is MGM's
"Danger 1919. Pensacola. official call to Capt. Burnham C. McCaffree, NAS commanding
., GUS When Wet" officer lie leaves the services after 36 years





2 April 1953 JAX AIR NEWS Page Seven

From lax To Task Force 41 so ,. ,

VP-5 Executes Parachute } ."' I
Delivery S @ a Q 'l
1" .

Of Medicine To Ship 250 Miles OutA Sat i $'$ >: ,

parachute delivery of medicine to a ship 250 miles at lea was '.: ",1

made by Patrol Squadron '5 last week after Commander Task Force 'N' 0P ,:.:

II aboard the USS Pocomoke sent an emergency request to Fleet Air ,
Wing 11 for the medicine

When the message was received _

And VP-5 was notified of its as ALBERT R. Dellinger, PR3,

ftlgnment to the mission, a quick lashed wooden blocks to a Gibson '

briefing was held and the medi Girl container In which the : jiI 1 : :

cine for heart treatment was pio- medlclne'wu p 1 ac e d and then : 810

cured from the NAS Infirmary. rigged the container to a para- 9

chute. Dye marker! were addedto 1\ : S L-. !

Three At Center help the task force ships to hc

spot the bundle l after it was

Schools Cited dropped uor c u I

Lt. Wilbur W. Warlick, with Lt.

Ronald S. Jones as co-pilot, and '

As Honor MenHonor Lt. Farris D. Bateman as navigator

had a big P2V aircraft over

man honors last week the task force only a" few hours

went to three sailors at three after receipt of the emergency request GALLON CLUB MEMBERS-These men are members of the most'exclusive flub at the Naval :'l

schools at the Naval Air Tech Air Station-the Gallon Club. Each has donated at least eight pints of blood at the Armed Forces '

nical Training Center. a S Blood Donor Center here. Left to right are: George Baughman, Public Works; Jo Administration NATTCenter Mollins AN Fasron Six Francis ADAN First Lieutenant .
: ; Clyde ; Korpal .''
Charles H. Steele AA A COUNT WAS maintained as
grad. division; Bob Vincent, SN, Sub Group 3, Reserve Fleet; Harmon Levlner, Public Works and .
uated from the Aviation Store-I the Neptune approached the destroyer
George Rubinate, SKSN, Supply \
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keeper's School with a 91.87 average i which had been designated C
What does gal think i when
to become honor man of to pick up the parachute from a
I Reveal Of she is about to receive her last
his class. Steele beat out the the water and,on "zero", Thomas Marines Use ,
set of orders? Is she filled with
Other 23 people of his class for E. Brydon, A03, pushed the packet A-Bomb In Exercises I
anticipation for the days ahead?
the class honors. out. Washington (AFPSTestshave )
The that she
can stay
Before entering the Navy in Crew members of the destroyer been conducted in the-use
in the sack end not be concerned
July 1952, he was sent to Bainbridge pulled the medicine aboard a few of atomic weapons during exercises 1
with such things as reveille? Does
Md., for boot camp. After minutes later and delivery was at Vieques, Puerto Rico, '
she think of the end that ha-j .
completing basic training made to the sick man the Marine Corps has an I
"The bird of time flies meslJ'and
quickly come to standjng in pay ,. '
I ..
he was sent here for school ---- nounced.
.", Omar Khayyam once said, lines and is she happy that the.
Before entering the service I Included in the exercises,
Nursery Open Sunday
and who should know better than word "barracks" will soon be amemory '
Steele attended Annapolis High j which'Used high explosive the Waves who have been dis- .
The Navy Wives Nursery will along with other Navy I
School in Annapolis, Md., his I bombs to simulate! atomic ex .
be open on Sundays at 0930 for charged.It terms? 1'
home town. lie now expects to plosion, was an amphibious S I
the convenience of attending wasn't long that they
personnel so
be sent to Patuxent River, Md., landing on the island of Vie- I
Or. .does she recall those J.:,
church services. There raised their right hand and were early :
for duty. ques by the Second Marine Di
will be no charge for children on their way to "boot". They had Navy days and the excitement of ry .
Max C. Adams, AN, was honor vision. The landing was supported
left during church services. The gone from civilians to military wearing a uniform home on the ? t.
man at Aviation Electrician'sMate by aviation' units of the
School nursery at All Saints' Chapel personnel and now are civilians first leave; the many wonderful
topping 70 ether Third Marine Aircraft Wing.
of will be discontinued. again. shipmates she had; the different
members his class. Adams
bases that home the
were gab
s ;
compiled a 87.7 average for the ____. _
sessions and parties? .
19 -weeks course. .i
Even with all the pleasant and\ ,
After entering the Navy in May ?
unpleasant things she leaves be.
1952, he was sent to San Diego,
. hind, she is taking the best part w
Calif for boot camp and later assigned
3 of her Navy experiences with '
to Norman, Okla. for ANP
t her She will be a better, wiser
( ) School. After graduating he
and a more useful citizen now,
came here to AE School. I
t '
with a widened sense of tolerance ,M;
Before entering the Navy
a better understanding of people, ;
attended Cannon High
her country and the world.
School In Kannapolis, N. C.
Best wishes) to Joyce Bitner,
Charles D. Disbrow, AN, grad
Jean LeBlanc and Jean )Bechdolt
uated from the Aviation Ordnance .
who were discharged: this week
School last week with an .
87.25 average to become honor : ) .. 1
; NAS welcomed aboard Margery
man of his class. After completing & '
Parkhursl and Edna Ingold who 'r
the Airman Prep School here
logged in from Newport R. I., and
he entered the'AOA( ) School for F-
"nm._ ",""'T < .... -" H ," ', Patricia l Harvey from Pcnsacola.NATTCtnter ,
instruction. Prior to Jax, he com '" '
greeted eight
pleted boot camp at San Diego, RADIO SCHOOL GRADS-Fourteen graduates of Fleet Air Wing ll's second class in aviation ANP( ) students Included .
Calif. Before entering the Navy, radio instructions Class %-53, are grouped here with their instructors. Front row, are (left to'rl&hU) arc
he attended the University of Eldon Allgood, ALC, leading Instructor; Anthony Salpietro, AN; George Sims, AN, honor student; two women Marines, Patricia Mc. 'Y
Kenneth Moeller, AN; Ronald Rasmussen, AN; Russel Rose, AN; Fiori Ricottilll, AN; John Hagan, Crea from Baltimore, Md. and ,
Tulsa at Tulsa, Okla. He expects SN, and Jerome Furan, RMC, instructor. Standing: Lt. Harry Roberts communications officer; Clifford Olga Pese&ky front El Toro, San I

'. to be sent to Chineoteaque, Va.i Shade, AN; James Martin, AN; Theodore Cook, ALAN; :Thomas Polca, AN; Jimmy Saizan, AN; ta Ana Calif. The six Waves '
for duty. William Roller, AN, and! Alan Vivian, ALAN, instructor, honor student, first class \/
aboard from Bainbridge are, ,

Betty Scott, Anita Kimmel, Mary

ANP( ) Honors 14 Trainees Complete Instructions HALF-GALLON CLUB Byrnum, Ruth Ries, Frances Cole

Membership of the Half-Gal and Dorothy Wheeler Barbara

Awarded To At Fleet t Air Wing 11 Radio Schooland Ion Club has reached a totalof Pritchard who was transferred toHutchinson .

275. New blood donors as reported Kan. from NATT-
Top honors in Fleet Air Wing
charged them to continue by the Armed Forces Center.

Pfc. MatteyA ll's second class in aviation radio their studies in the communica Blood Donor Center, are! Get well wishes are sent to .

instruction was garnered by tions field for the good of the John F. Balanky, Naval Hos Dolores Quinn, Jackie Borrowes,

New Yorker, Pfc. Robert A. George R. Sims, AN, who grad Navy and themselves. pital.] Barbara Crowell and Bertie Morgan -

Mattey, led Airman Preparatory uated last week along with 14 S Edward H. Behmie, AK3, S" who are in the Hospital.:
School's graduating class of 186 S .
other .communication trainees.
& F Dept.
Convening date for Class 3.53
Sailors and Marines last Friday.
Sims, attached to Fasron 105 is April 6. Fleet Air Wing 11 per. Richard G. Eubank, AM3, A throe pound fishy was swim

Mattey is a at Coco Solo, C. Z., completed the sonnel interested in this type of Operations. ming byWhen

graduate of 90-day course with an average of training are urged to contact Josephine W. Hmson, 0 & R. a juicy worm caught his

3.76. Class average for the inten- their training officer for enroll. Carl H. Law, 0 & R. eye.Without

Buffalo, N. Y., sive training period was 321. ment. Harmon A. LeViner, Public a minute's time for

Technical High Works. thought ;
1 1
Other graduates of Class 2.53 John P. 0 He took a bile, and he was t
School. Luplow, & R.
entered t Presentation of diplomas was were: Kenneth L. Mocllcr, AN, caught. -

the Ma. made by Capt. Arthur S. Born, and William E. Roller, AN, from Arold G. Martin, 0 & R. The \
story's sad. he lost his
Commander Fleet Air Wing 11, Marcelle McQuaig, D T 2 !
rine Corps in VP-5; Theodore W. Cook, ATAN, darling :
who congratulated the studentson and Clifford A. Shade AN from Dental Dept.
.Aug. 1952 and And was dinner for Lona Star
their training achievementsand Elgin I i J. Barnes, Public
VP-18 A.
; Anthony Salpietro, AN, ling. ,
went throughlaHiy\ -- I emphasized the increasingneed and Russell O. Rose, AN, from Works. ---..* .

recruit training at Parris Island of well qualified communications VP-45; James T. Martin, AN, VP- lie Edward Works. J Megonigal, Pub. A gentleman is a man who

before coming here in January. personnel.Lt. 16j; Harley E. Stork, ALAN; holds
the door for his wife -- *
r Albert J. Oros AN Fasron open -7
Finishing the eight-week course Harry D. Roberts, who recently George J. Plante, ALAN, from while she carries in the

with a 91.26 average, Mattey was assumed the responsibilities VJ-2; Thomas J. Polca, VP-34; Diamond L. Page, 0 & R. ceries.! gro-1

given the station of his of FAW-11 communicationsofficer Richard A. Wagner, AMC, "
duty Jimmy E. Saizan, VP-3; John F. .

choice, and has now been trans. expressed his appreciation pagan, SN, and Fiori P: Ricot- VF-44. Many a girl has ,
Michael gotten first ,
ferred to Aerographer's Mate of the interest shown by the tills, AN, from FAW-11; RonaldE. Sub Yanrowicz, SKSN, hand information in a secondhand {

School at Lakehurst, N. J. men who comprised Class 2-53 Rasmussen, AN, VP-34. Group 1. car.l' .


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'' 4nMy Saves Money, Material '
1 'rrlltllWWr

4ttWWf 1 Pair At Fasron Six Design

t Tail Stands At Low Cost

In with their current "cost consciousness"
Easter Sunday in the Tear of keeping squadron's
Our Lord 1513. This day The t program, two Fleet Aircraft Service Squadron Six men have designed .
and fabricated F9F tail stand which ia
an expected to( save
Feast of Flowers there has been I
discovered a new land to be called I. the squadron, and the Navy, hundreds of dollars in man hours and
by the name, Florida. ..
v Credited with the design ire
So began four hundred years of
i. Edsel Bear and Arthur
adventure, romance, intrigue i + BREEZES + -
both aviation structural mechanics
treachery, growth and change
firat class, who claim that 12 A small town's a place where
which make the state today. Thereis
of their FDF tail stands can be everybody knows whose check
variety as well as excitementin
built for approximately $1,600, the fs good and whose wife isn't.
books about those years. Why TAIL STAND Twelve of the above F9P',,tall stands can be price of one factory-built stand. S .
not know something about it built for the price of one factory stand-thanks to two Fasron Six The little said
doughnut to the
while you are here and then take men. It Is expected that these locally-built tail stands will slash Three F9F squadrons support
some of the weekend trips ar hundreds of dollars from the operational cost at Fasron Six which eel by Fasron .8 are currently pompous layer cake: "If I had

NATTC for interesting, supports three F9F squadrons. Edsel Bear, AMI and Arthur Ra- using: the locally-built stand HIs your dough I wouldn't be hang
ranged by
I ney, AMI, are credited with the design and fabrication of the used for mounting and dismounting ing around in this hole"!
reasonable fun? Your libraries : stands. : S S
have the books! We list a few: the F9F tail section
S and to provide safe stowage After years of poverty, the old
wh'le the tall section 1* dtsongagd miner struck it rich. He rushed
Guide Books Complete GuideTo 'Red Hot Mama' Era Now
from the fuselage home and threw a thousand dol.
Florida is the newest among lars in front of his wife. "Now,"
several, provides spot informationon But Not An engine stand used to sup-' he said happily be ableto
all sections with background, Gone, Forgotten"Dearle port the J-48 Turbo jet engine was "you'll
also and buy yourself some decent
designed made by Bear
travel suggestions, maps, etc. do you remember clothes..
Travel Stories Water Wagon Ices were over the entire popu and Raney. "
when? 1 will not she exploded. I'm
tours all the waterways In leisurely lace would very "casually" makea Routine checks can be performed
Oh to' live again the days when going to dress just like the other
I of street while the engine Is mounted in
fashion St Johns River follows on Easter Dad would hitch up the point walking every girls."
the story of the only river in old buck-board, and off for town In! the town and saying hello to the stand which is also ideal for S S *

the U. S. which runs north. t<1or- everyone in sight.Of the storage of engines after they
we would go for our annual family Golf is a game where you
ida's Golden Sands gives factual course the preparation have been removed from aircraft.
of bonnets and
display plu- chase a ball when you're too old
information and ancexlotes of sec- would start weeks in advance. After Bear has recently been, transf .
mages. to do anything else.NavyAir .
tions from Fernandina throughthe That day, after the church scrv- all, the choice of head-dress erred.to Fighter Squadron 14 at .
Keys. Mangrove Swamp is could not be taken lightly Woulda NAS Cecil Field. '

similar coverage for a portion of : cait-wheel straw be proper? I Force

the west coast. Ii: + +< c .. Maybe a fur turn-under "Did you give the Captain my

S ..... '".,,!\. J:..{ .",. :" SAnd note?" Pilot
Historical Nwels Bright i 1' ,.f. ... o Dad (l bow vain can a male "Yea but it won't do no good. Exchange

Feather is adventure and romanceof : :,XR+ 4 be) would never let on just how He's blind as a bat

Colonial Florida, superbly told. ft.;' ".""'",-.: concerned he was over what his "How's that?" Noted At VP-5
Fort Everglades, the story of a apparel was going to consist of. "Well, he asked me twice where

young Army surgeon with the ex Yes, he would stew around the my hat was and I was wearing it The Navy-Air Force pilot exchange

otic Everglades and dangerous house not being able to figure out all the time" program continued in VP-

Seminole wars for background. why all of Mother's under-aklrts 5 last week when Capt. John W.

Flames of Time, orphaned in a had to be ironed just BO, or whyin Falls USAF reported as relief
massacre a few minutes after his the world new shoes had to be Blood Bank for Major Paul D. Apgar, USAF

birth, the hero grows up as blood ...'bought After all, only once in a Box ScoreNo. who has been on exchange duty

I brother to an Indian prince and is blue moon could anyone see just with the squadron for the last

torn between two loyalties duringthe where the dress ended and the Quo. Per- 12 months.

last days of Spanish rule. ground began let alone what color Sch. Met cent Major Apgar will report to

Three Roads to Valhalla, carpet- lS shoes were being displayed. Marine Barracks 3 5 166.6 Kelly AFB San Antonio, Texas

bagger days in Jacksonville. With all the preparations, Easter NARTU 7 8 114.2 for his new assignment. Duringhis

Modern Stories-The Islanders, morning'is once again a house. Sup. & Fis. 26 16 100.0 stay here he was awardedone

around a Greek colony of sponge hold of confused parents, brothers, Fla. Mil. Dist. 5 5 100.0 of the Navy's patrol plane

fishers is woven' an unusual storyof and sisters. Poor Father's derby Medical 2 2 100.0 commander certificates-ohe of

modern tensions and romance has not yet been returned from Dental 1 1 100.0 the few Air Force men ever to

amidst the dignity of an age-old the cleaners. Mother can't find Operations 25 23 92.8 achieve this distinction.

work. Guard of Honor three hectic her button-hook. Brother is late Spec, Serv. 5 3 75.0 Capt. Falls, who came here

days on an Air Base in 1943. in currying the horses, and sis' NATTCenter 190 137 72.1 from Serart AFB Nashville,

Ja\'ey'ls the book you've wanted i .curls just won't fall over her Res. Fleet 75 53 70.6 Tenn., was a bombardiernavigator
shoulders the way they should. Cecil Field 15 10 66.6 for number of
since! The Yearling. It is another t years' priorto
boy in other surroundings with all Oh, the misery of it all. Communications 3 2 6C.6 receiving his pilot's wings for

the appeal of the long-time fa- S M Security 5 3 60.0 multi-engine aircraft in 1951.

Finally everything is in readiness Admin. 5 3 60.0 During WWII, while flying as

Poetry Floridays, a "Book 8 : < except.for Dad who, for the O&R 90 31 34.4 bombardier-navigator of a B-17
ComFairJax 128 44
of sounds and scents and sights j life of him, can't get one aide of squadron, he logged 350 combat
Cv. Spgs. 30 10 33.3
his moustache to "handle-bar" like
of and hours for which
over Germany
Floridays Florl-nights. 43\*
w. FAW-11 14 32.5
the other. There is consola
I one he was awarded six Air Medals.
tion to it all in the fact that Naval Hosp. 16 1 6.2
upon He
recalled to active
Scouting The Squadrons dutyin
AIM 5 0 0.0
FASHIONS OF TESTER- return, the remainder of the aft. 1949 as bombardiernavigatorin
(Continued from Page 5)) ''YEAR-Easter fashions of 50 ernoon will be spent in croquetand Engineers 14 0 0.0 one of the Air Force's giant
Philip N Clark, AD3; Leo Johnson years ago come back to life as Easter egg hunting on the Indus. Relations 1 0 0.0 B-36's.

SD3; Jolly J. Anderson, SD3; two station personnel (who front lawn.It .
choose to be unidentified), decided
Harold G. Canty AM2; ThomasA. to see what their fore- is hard to realize just how ,f.d .

Dukes, SDI; Noel R. Dumond bears might have looked like much times have changed since .
Jr., AKAN; William D. Hopke, "on the avenue." Here is "Dad" "way back when." Today our -
AD3 Thomas J. Flood AN Anthony and the "Dear OP Girl" who
; ; buggies are of the horseless variety .' _
could have been In the "roto
J. Grecco, AN and Lt Ger- gravure" of 190+. and only require a garageto 1 A
ald W Smith who is leaving for service them every so often.

CINCNELM, London for assign- VA-15 Preparation of clothes seem to be
ment to a British squadron as L dr. W. R. Prescott, skipper of the least of our worries. Mous- S ,n .

part of the pilot exchange pro VA-15, left the squadron for tem taches are practically extinct with

gram. porary additional duty in Albu only a comparatively few surviving k astl.

Reporting aboard for duty were querque, N. M., last week. He is the years. a e; .: :'

to his assign- tOur .... '
expected complete 't'p' : '
Clarence Madison, ATAN; Philip .A? ::::
L. Garner ATAN; Edward J, ment there and return sometimein Easter Sunday of present > : s'F t'i''
Knobbe ATAN; Robert T Watkins April. usually consists of arising in the <:,/.;. ,! .
AO1 and Lcdr. Daniel G Since VA-IS returned to Cecil morning withva couple of hoursto

Pardue who came from the USS Field in February after its Cuban spare before church, showerIng QP.
Mindoro where he was serving as cruise on the USS Lake Cham- catching a cup of coffee and '5. 4pt

CIC Officer lain, there have been several additions toast .throwing on the outfits

Michael Bcrtolanti\ AOC; Will- to the personnel rosters. and "shoving pff." How different

lam E, Roller AN and Kenneth The new arrivals include Paul it Is in comparison with the same

L.-Moeller, AN.have completed< f: boo, AMC7 lack TT.; llaTi; pccaslonr-of-ltftyyears-bacK:' -{

TAD assignments and returned to AMC; "W" "M" Wood, CS3; Owen People might say that that era '1 :tls

the squadron for further duty. Miller, SA; Jessie Louis, TN; is gone forever, but can they say PILOT EXCHANGE-Patrol Squadron Five's insignia gets the

Three men, Carlton B. McMahon Arthur K. Ramsey AEAN; Don- we won't think about, and cher once-over from Capt. Johle W. Falls, Air Force (left), here on

A02; James B. Gay ADI, aid J, Lyons, AN; Roger A,* ish it as an example of the car- exchange duty with VF-5, and Major Paul D. Apgar, Air Force

end Iner E. Johnson, AMC, are Chaney, SN, and William J. Kel- less, jetless but peaceful "good Comdr.(right), James who departed after a ,eu's' duty with the squadron.
Houghton, VP-5 skipper, explains the meaning of
away on TAD orders to schools. ley, Jr., AE3. 'oJe days. the F2V squadron's insignia.

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ON THE LINE-Sectional dinners are served "on the line" three times per day. Mess rooks who
. are linemen set up the steam table, distribute chow accordingly and secure the line after each __

meal. _
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Up At 0445 M
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'A Mess Cook's Task Is Never Done'"A

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seaman woi ks from sun So--her-s: ou--tribute to our GALLEY HAND Scrubbing the Is favorite billet
meal. Men who actually serve the I coppers A
to but the messcook'swork
sun is, done" crow are the "linemen, while the Navy mess cooks, who in their of Duane Ducheneau, AN, who is acclaimed( as tops In this particular
So goes an old adage of the "deck force" keeps constant checkon own way live a lot, while in turn job. Work of the, galley hands consists of helping with actual I
Na\y's men in white-who are cleanliness of the hall during do not always;receive the appreciation cooking of meats and other foods. Without their help, chow
meals due them. service would not be nearly as fast. -
railed upon to perform an unending
line of tasks and chores "Men of action" is the title given -
aboard ships and at all installa. to the group at the "deep
lions. sink," that section' of the galley

From the first day of enlistment where the elbow really bends in
and'while still in the non- an efort to clean pots, pans and

rated status, the average sailoris other utensils
confronted with the thoughtof *

that "gruelling billet" of mess AVERAGE TOUR of duty for a
rooking. Men on messcookingduty mess cook extends over a period
hold an all-important job of three months, Once a man has
and it should be remembered been assigned, to the galley, he .: j
I that, like the Army, the Na\y; must serve this full period. Only A i .
too, travels on its stomach, since those permanently transferred ,f(
nil hands must be fed. during that time, or those that r
S are rated during the three monthsof

SINCE designated cooks can- service, may be "taken off the
not possibly take care of the line" before their time is com \

numerous jobs in the galley, mess pleted. E
rooks are assigned to give a helpIng : The origin of the mess cook '
hand. This way, the work in could very easily have begun in VV -,: rj
the galleys is distributed equally. the days of the square riggers J _
The daily routine of the mess and swash-buckliers, when cabin T ,
took usually begins at 0445 boys and captain's orderlies were t ttt"f

(when everyone else is sleeping' in fashion. Men were needed to ... dR 4 t tI
roundly) and ends somewhere 1 take care of the menial jobs that n -

around 1900. In some cases, different -i took too much of the "regular's" I SPUD LOCKER-The crew
time elements prevail in time This need was supplemented
._ above assigned to the spud
I in the form of our first mess
order to improve the all-around locker is entrusted with pre
efficiency Whatever the arrange- cooks. paring all vegetables, fruits M
ment, it's a ]long hard day at the Times have changed now, and and salads for dally consumption
galley in our Navy of today the policy at the Mainside Mess. Left e 4
S is to give every man his turn to to right are, Andy Carter, SA;
THERE ARE the men assigned serve the troops. Although the Russ Lueke, MNSN; Bob Con-
cannon AN; Bill Lewis, AN;
to the "spud locker." This group system varies somewhat to the Frank Webber, SN and Ralph
prepares the fruit, vegetables and Army's KP duty, it serves the Sasala, SA The "Happy Gang"of
majority of food that goes on the'iiJad same purpose. A system, where the spud lorker'must Insure VS'Y.Yk' g
bar.There I out of every twenty men attached that the potatoes for morning
meals are prepared the night ( w r'F'
is the "scullery," where I I to a command, one will be assigned before plus all other nf'tabl"for )
trays, silverware and dishes are i i to the galley for the three- 0600( chow
washed during and after each month. period., ( f, -

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+ THE: DEEP SINK-"Pots, pans, and more pots and pans;
e, 4 'hen will it end?" So wonders Mike Obrcxhta, SN. Mike is one
of the two "deep sinkers" at the scullery true expert' at his

d trade. This billet, oft-times reserved for "potential submariners," ,
Is one of the most arduous tasks in the galley. Culinary equipment
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In unending quantities always seems to appear front "unlimited
THE SCULLERY-Mass production Is employed In the scullery at all times. The Idea Is to keep sources." It's his job to have these pots and pans apotless. He has
the dirty trays moving through the washing process! *s fast as-pmible and have them available for I to hustle to provide the galley with a continuing supply, of clean
re-use. Elbows really fly In this section at main side Mess. equipment.April .


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YN1Xf Fall Victim To

L44 II p I Local LinksmenPatuxent

River sends its golf
team to the Naval Air Station tomorrow -
JiIflEAUt'V afternoon to trade swings
: with Jax Navy's' long driving
linksmen and the visitors have
their work cut out for them It
they expect to take home a win.

'H With_ John M. Charrat x Sunday the Fliers drubbed Pax

To say the least, Jax Navy's nine has been tougher River, 27-9, with Ken Sutton fir
week of ing a 75 for medalist honors. Al
than alligator steak through the first competition.Any ._
number of surprises have combined to give the locals -I -LONG BALL HITTER--Taking, his licks against Amherst-Col- Harmon posted a 77 to pace the

a mercury sendoff as they go undefeated into ,tomor- leget of Massachusetts Is lax Navy catcher Bob Home. The Fliers eight-man squad from Maryland.
row's meeting with the Jax Beach Sea Birds at Mason Fieldat downed the New Englanders, 9-7, in their fray here last Sunday. Earlier in the week the locals
1600. Home stroked a grand slam homer the day before as the Fliers were defeated for ,the first
routed lax Beach of the Florida State 1610. The Fliers
: League,
time this MCAS of MIami
who now own four straight victories meet the Beach Sea Birds season, *
Through the month-long spring training camp it Friday at 1600 at Mason Field. "- escaping with a 14-15 decision
appeared that defensively the Fliers were ready for any on the Sunshine City
caliber of opposition. The long ball hitters were ap course
proaching the ready stage and the mound staff had the Beach 'Cousins' VisitFliers' Erwin Scott equalled par fig

potential, but lacked polish. ures at the College Arms course

That's the way it appeared. Now, in reality, the infield has in Deland last Friday, pacing Sax:
been sieve-like, the pitchers shown better than anticipatedand Nine Friday Navy to a 13-5 win over Stetson
the power hitters have created more lather than whip- University in a four-man match.

ping cream through Rita Hayworth's seventh veil. Against Pax River the Fliers
It's great to be a winner. And if the Jax Navy nine
in 85 contests the Fliers managed only 10
year continues its there's but bushel full lost points on only two of four
present nothing a
round But already the locals own three Bob Home
trippers. foursomes. The local's number
of victories ahead as the Fliers disposed of tour foes in short ,
Bob DeJoy and Matt Woloszyn providing the punch. one duo of Scott and Bob Wal
order last week to open a lengthy season without tasting
defeat.Tomorrow. lace lost 81 to Harmon and
It's safe to say there'll be more. Woloszyn and Home at 1600 the Sax Harry Helfrtch.

will hit for distance with consistency'and DeJoy is anything Beach Sea Birds will alight on Mason the 16-10 win walking five'and Ed Barnes and Pep Younce,
but shy at the plate. The latter is still unsure of Field and Leesburg'j fanning six before Ken Brunning playing in the number three position .
himself protecting third base, but when he starts throw Lakers make an Saturday: in the relieved in the sixth.: Brunning bested Babe Braham and
ing hard instead of aiming he'll be as big a help afieldas same park. Both appearance are Florid a free-passed one and struck out one. Ronnie Montressor, 8-1.
Bird hurlers and it's ,complimentary -
with the lumber.
State League entries. Game time No. 2 team of Herb Herres and
"They looked good for this early in the season," the for weekend frays here is 1430. to use the noun, gave a dozen Sutton blasted Clem. Connley and

pleased Coach Frank; McCaffrey surmised, "but they'll get Ralford Prison hoati the Fliers bases on balls, but claimed one A. B. Conner, 9-0, while Ray Bel
better. As for the pitching I am very satisfied at this stageof Sunday afternoon.In less in. the strike-out column. lamy and Bill Scarbrough white

the season." its debut Friday night, Sax Jacobs Effective washed Paul Mitchel and Down
Continuing :McCaffrey promised, "There's good potential Navy cuffed the Jacksonville Eagles Behind the six-hit pitching of Wright in the remaining foursome -
and with concentrated work it be Ken Jacob, the Fliers made it '
on the mound can 3-2, in the Myrtle Avenue
Eilertson armed two in a row over the Sea Birds I .
its Clarence true
brought to prime. ( right orchard. The Fliers clothespinned
hander who limited the Jacksonville Eagles to six safeties Jax Beach twice, giving the Birds with a 2-0 verdict Monday. The
in the Fliers' 3-2 win last Friday) will improve, and he looks only a slight whiff of victory in locals needed only four hits to produce
the win in a game abbreviated -
good now. 16-10 and 2-0 decisions
"We've got plenty of guys around who can throw hard Matt Goes i For 4 at seven innings.
but }Just haven't come around yet. It's early. Take a look at Amherst College of Massachusetts DeJoy singled in the third, stole
'em mid-season and you'll see for yourself." bowed 9-7 in the home inaug second and scored on Luttrell'ssma&h
to center field. In the
! ural Sunday Gene Clifford held
fourth Fay carboned the previous
Defensively the locals have 14 boots in four games, the collegians in check until the
inning, DeJoy credited with the
four in the outfield. You can't win tight ball games with seventh with an assorted array of I \ Visit The USO Servicemen'

that type of protection. However, the ground conditions cute pitches, but his mates almost RBI.Line scores: Club above the Beaches and AirBase
anything but good making some plays hazardous. booted the win in the late Bus Station.
are away Jax Navy .',..000 300 000 S T 1 Open from
When the diamond is in shape and the kinks straightenedout tages. Jax Eagles ...:.200 000 000- 2 5 2 0930 to 2330 daily
EllerUon Robinson,
of a few arms, getting a ball through the local infield will The Fliers jumped the visitors I Coleman (4)and and Home Greene ; Thurwlay, April 2, Open House,

be almost out of the question. early, posting a 2-0 margin after Jar Navy .....008019000-18 10 S table games, juke box, TV and
Guys like Tom Neely and Jim Coughlin, both .350 hitters one heat on two free tickets anda Jax Beach ....Oil 133100-10 9 3 Library.
last year, Bill Schuckers, vastly improved in spring training, double by Matt Woloszyn. The \ Eason*. ,' Angel Brunning, Brttt(6), Sheets(4), Campbell(9) andHorn Friday, April 3, 1800-Ca/e Ital-
and Joe Fay, who looks like he can hit bare-handed, haven'thit stocky built Woloszyn, who has (7) and Schult. Iano, home-made.spaghetti meal

their stride. muscles In his eyebrows clouteda Amherst'CoJ.. .,010 000 240- 12 3 for only 39 cents Ann Mason and
They will. And when they do, watch the Jax juggernautmove. thre -run homer in the thlrdr Jax Collier.Navy .Klrschlls.....2n1 400(4)(,I-)(Pastore 9 7 (4)7) her accordian; 2000-Folk Dance
Add another pitcher like Ernie Funk, who has five running the count to 6-1 after theo and Hlldrtth, Davenport ((7); Clifford, Instruction 2100 Cootie
Bennett (8) and Home, ; Party
years of professional ball behind him including Class AAA tallied in the second.A prize to the winner.
competition, and the Fliers will b'e> a breather to no one. four-nzn uprising in the fifth :Jax Navy .......OOt 100 0- 2 4 2
baa hit Jax Beach .000 000 0- O C 0 Saturday, April 4, 1400-Glett
one mingled with four Jambs and Borne Hazen BrItt ((6)
; Club Rehearsal 1500 Smith'
Funk will see duty for at least five innings against walks and a bobble, gave the Fit- and Richard. -
", Song Spree; 2000-Dancing, CakeWalk
the Sea Birds tomorrow. Coach McCaffrey also announced era a 9-1 advantage. Amherst
that the Milwaukee Braves were anxious to have one broke loose for a pair in the seventh Set Dates For and refreshment
;){ of their Class B affiliates vie with the Fliers next week. and doubled the output in the Canteen, weekend special -

;; If arranged, Funk will probably get the nod. eighth ,predominately gifts of the Steak sandwich,.30 cents
Jax Navy's track team may be the surprise varsity aggregation lethargic Navy infield. AllServiceSports The I .
of the '53 At least that first grade teacher took one
sports season. was the Eilerteon Stop Eagles
opinion we gained from Coach Paul McCoy and his capable Right hander Clarence Eilertson TourneysNew look at Wilmer and knew he was
.r going to give her trouble But,
assistants in at NATTCenter
a palaver Monday. put the stopper on the Jackson when she
\ Soundly thumping Quantico Marines last Thursday, the ville Eagles after the first frame York (AFFS" )-The Armed metic started to explain arith
Fliers showed great possibilities in'most events, but appear In a 3-2 victory He was in trou Forces will conduct annual to her class, she was
lacking in both the high and low hurdles. ,\ ble early, relinquishing four free baseball, basketball, boxing and pleased to see the youngster was
About the Coach remarked track and field tournaments to paying close attention. After several
squad, McCoy "The runners passes and a single which netted
44) themselves deserve the credit. We set select an All-Service Champ in problems she asked, lAre
only up a programfor two runs, but had it in the clutch, there
them and out their Initiative each field, according to'a recent any questlonst""Yes
they go on own to practice. aiming a pair to escape further "
damage Department of Defense directive. said Wilmer, "Where do

"It simply shows that with desire of the men a var- Hitless until the fourth, the Fliers The tourneys will include four them little numbers" go when you
( city track team can be successfully molded. The ability lathered two Eagle pitchers teams representing the Army, rub them out?

i will take care of itself," the beaming cinder mentor ad. for three gaieties and an equal Navy, Air Force and Marine nations to select a team for the
vised. number of tallies. Lucky Luttrell Corps. Prior to the Inter-Service All-Service tourney.
Much of the credit for the thinclads success goes to and Bob Home backed singles to Championships, the various Ser- All four Services will have an
the three assistant coaches, Joe Hawkins, Tom Long and open the inning before Woloszyn vices will conduct their own elim- opportunity to act as host during
Bob Reinhardt. The capable trio has put in considerable time fanned. An infield bobble on Bill the tournament

with the squad during week long workouts and. have more Schucker's ground ball loaded the NAS SpearfishingClub The first National Inter.Servlce
than a job-interest in the results. sacks. Basketball Championships will
. Joe Fay's infield out plated Lut- Meets Tonight be played at Offutt AFB Neb. 1718 -
FOLLOWIN' THE FLIERS: Les Leschak fired an 80 rell and when Bob DeJoy walkedto Bi-monthly meeting .of the April Tourney-for all All-Ser-
over the NAS layout last week to defeat Bill Korressel in a again jam the bases EUertaon NAS Spearflshlng Club, soon ice Boxing title will be conduct.
playoff for medalist of the station golf championship. Both unloaded a ground single to right, to be renamed, will be held to. ed at Norfolk, Va., 24-25 April
turned in a 74 to make the runoff necessary Cagers Bob scoring the tieing and' winningruns. night at 1930 in the Malnside Other Inter-Service Championships -
.1 Grabaz and Vince Zoda penned a line to Lcdr. Richard V. Tom Neely walked, but Jim Library, Building 3. scheduled are: Track and

I Donahue, NAS Special Services officer, last week, reporting Coughlin popped to end the in All personnel interested in Field, Ft. Jackson, S. C., 19-20
the progress of the all-Navy tournament underway Newport ning.
joining the rapidly expanding June and Baseball, 18-19 Sept. at
f R. I. They were added to the Memphis roster. Memphis Roast Bird, 16-10 organization are invited. a Marine installation to be announced -
I was the winner of the Sixth Naval District meet. Jim Bason was credited with I later.


2 Apriri953 JAX AIR NEWS Page Eleven I

Jax Navy Thinclads Surprise Quantico Leathernecks .


All Marine, Scott Stars In Upset Win

AAU Boxing

Meets ,Slated I l On Wind-Swept City Oval

Eight 3 1N ;'tN a '' r
scrappers representing
: _
the NATTCenter :Marine I a $ Sweeping two of 15 events and taking nine first places,

_ Boxing Team are in training I A + $ Jax Navy's upstart track team launched the 1953 cinder.

for the first annual All-Marine: i. .. a xa a v <3 season with a resounding 71/i: to 69'Tfj victory over the
Boxing Tournament to be held ,fir "o 5
at Cherry Point, N. C., April .___4.- c... ?+ 's x 8* rival.
13. wf J A brisk wind swept the track.
Fliers only a slight smell of vic-
Slated for ? and infield throughout the meet!
ring assignments
are tory In' both the and low
Vic i + ". '" ::1 and, as a result, winning times for I high
Rodrique, featherweight; .mss e rr ? hurdles, allowing the hosts a third ,
Manuel Oliverer |the short distances were exceptionally -
; in each.
place ,
Dave Sotelo, welterweight; Benny ;; good. However, both I
Treider :| squads ran on the came track and RESULTS
welterweight; Ken
Siher, middleweight; Paul Pen- ,j it was simply a case of the Fliers Pole Vault: 1. Kelly (JN); 2.

der, middleweight; Charles Og-I possessing too much balance as Campbell (JN); 3. Kypke (JN).
> + 1 e >waw.. : 5: they ran away from the surprised Hgt. 10-6.
den, light heavyweight and John Iis119111Rt "*
Kerns, heavyweight. Leathernecks High Jump: 1. Entwiile (Q); 2.

Coaches Steve Mayer and Bill t Ed Scott, the getup and go lad Campbell (JN); 3. Hadrick (JN).
Pruiett announced they would divide _._ '______._nmm_ _,_ who'd rather run than count mon- Hgt 54.Shotput.
their forces, utilizing' those FAST JAUNT ey, won the 100-yard dash in the : 1. Stoup (JN); 2.
-Cannon-balling to vlctdry In the 100-yard dash
not in All-Marine action for the in the lax NnJ'-( lIaDtito meet is Jax Navy's Ed Scott. The local, near record time of 9.4 seconds. Hallburg (Q) ; 3. Brautigam (JN).

.. forthcoming Florida AAU ring speedseter broke the tape in a near-world record time of 9:4: seconds His 22,6 seconds for the 220yarddash Dist 42.94k.
tourney, April 1315. Ken Stewart in the far left lane was second for Jax Navy, was good for another victory. Javelin: 1. Peterson (JN) ; 2.
while leatherneck Jim Clumbers (not shown) was third. The Quagline (Q); 3. Angerio (JN).
Slat Two
AAU Event
Tourney Fliers Sweep
won the meet 11 1/3 to 59 %/3. The local thinclads travel
There will be three divisions of to Miami Saturday to meet the University of Miami. Finishing one-two-three, respec- Dist. 189H1 3-4.
competition for the AAU sluggers tively, for the Fliers in the pole Broad Jump: 1. Schroeder (JN);
senior vault James 2. Kelly (JN); 3. Campbell (JN).
open, junior "A" for pit were Kelly, Bob
white boxers and junior "B" for All-Star Fray For Campbell and Charles Kypke. Dist 205.Discus .

colored boxers. Kelly's winning leap was 10' 6". : 1. Brautigam (JN); 2.

Since: the meet is an AAU Navy's second sweep was in the Glass (Q). HaJlburg- (Q). Dist.

event, there will be 10 weight Baseball Camp broad jump where Bill Schroeder 128-4.
classes-112 pounds, 119 ponds, Saturday kicked out 20' 5" for a victory. 220-yd. Low> Hurdles: 1. PattonQ

125 pounds, 132 pounds, 139! Kelly and Campbell trailed in that< ( ); 2. Entwisle (Q); 3. Hadrick
pounds, 139 pounds, 147 pounds, A pair of hustling 25-man squads will square off Sat order. (JN). Time 27.5: sec >

156 pounds, 165 pounds, 178 urday morning in the all-star game, finale of the fifth annual 120-yd. High Hurdle: 1. PattonQ

pounds, and all over 178 pounds. Jax-Navy Boys' Baseball Training Camp which has been i in ( ); 2. Entwisle (Q); 3. Hawkins
Entries for the AAU tournev. progress since March 7. Saturday the Fliers clash with (JN), Time 16.2 sec
have not been announced- - -but-- Instructors will take a back seat Miami University in the Sunshine 100-yd. Dash: Scott (JN); 2.

Mayer Indicated that he had a for the first time, viewing the re- and Clyde Briggs, outfielder. City. The Hurricane was impressive Stewart (JN); 3. Chambers, (tQ);

full squad working out to represent sults of four Saturdays o{ ardu- Preceding sessions had all been In defeating Amherst College Time 9.4 sec.

this station ous diamond training which is aimed at readying the boys for of Massachusetts last weekend 4<(0-yd. Dash: 1. White (JN); 2.

Announce GND Champ annually terminated by the all- : the all-star fray and instructorshad and the meet with Jax Navy Penler (Q); 3. Chambers (Q);
star fray. Is expected to be a toughie. Time :52.8 sec.
belated results of been taking notes on per-
the Sixth Naval District Boxing Prizes await members of both formances of each lad. ". 880-yd. Dash: 1. LIndgren (Q);

Tournament were announced.: Jax teams as well as each boy who attended Saturday's session was the busi- Ken Stewart, John Hargls, Lar- 2. Ha worth (Q); 3. Rosa (JN).

Navy fielded a four man entry the training camps. Each est to date. Youngsters really ry White and Scott teamed to Time 2:06.3.:

with only light-heavy Paul Miller all-star player will receive season bore down in an effort to im- give the Fliers a mile relay win, Mile Run: 1. Jones (Q); 2. Ben-

reaching the finals. passes to the Jacksonville Braves'- press.Laggers finally came to posting a 3:33.3.: Stewart pickedup field (Q); 3. Vandciberg'. (JN) ;

Pensacola scored 32 points to' home games, donated by the life in this last final show of early yardage on the first lap, Time 4:45.5.220yd.: : .

walk away with team honors. Behind Jacksonville: Baseball Club. ability. Every boy got his chanceto but the issue was in doubt until Dash: 1. Scott (IN); 2.

the champs were host Green Braves Donate PassesIn "hit a few and bunt one" dur- Scott stepped out on the anchor Stewart (JN); 3. Marbury ,(Q).

Springs, 22; Key West 17; Mem- addition, the Braves' organization ing the hard two-hour drill leg. > Time 22.6 sec.
phis, 13; Jax Navy, 5, and Cecil announced that a date Peterson Win Javelin 2-Mile Run: 1. Jones (Q); 2.

Field, 1.Winners. would be set aside for each boy Surprising none" Mel Peterson Vandenberg (JN); 3. Benfield
in the 10 weight classes of the camp to be admitted free Trio Cards 75 For heaved the Javelin a nifty 189' (Q). Time 10489.: .'

will represent the Sixth Naval to one of the home games upon Blind Bogey Honors 11 3-4" and was never! contested. Mile Relay: Jax Navy (Stewart

District in the All-Navy finals at presentation of a camp card. Three golfers tied for blind In the weight department, Tom Hargis, White, Scott). Time
Bainbridge, Md., starting April 23. Stoup the local's first in 3:33.3.:
Baseball equipment: bats, balls, bogey laurels over the week- gave a
4 I > gloves, catching equipment and the shot put with a toss of 42' .
end, carding 75's on a handicaptotal
hats-will be given to outstand- 9'i". Jax Navy's BolT Brautigamspun
over the NAS layout. Week
Keglers Busy For
CompileIron the discus 128' 4" for
ing players in the all-star game. Winners were F. W. Luebke top

Man PointsIron Jacksonville merchants graciously ((107-32)), Fred Bartens (82-7) honors in his event. Varsity AthletesJax
White finished ahead of two
donated the awards.
and Les Leschak (80.5)). Les-
:Man Trophy point totals Such guests as Tris Speaker, chak is medalist in the station Quantico runners to win the 440- Navy's varsity athletic representatives .
derived from the recently com- member of baseball's Hall of championship tournament. yd. dash in 52.8'seconds. will usher in the

pleted Mainside intramural bowling Fame, Jimmy Bloodworth and I The Leathernecks gave the month of April with a full "week

league were released by the Eddie Miller, both nationally rec- of activity.
Special Services office last week. i ognized infield greats in the ma- n On the Mason Field diamondthe

Fasron Six No.1, winner of the I jor leagues, Red Treadway, manager If I locals play boat to the Jax
keg title in A playoff with OAR: of the Jax Beach Sea Birds, i f Beach Sea Birds twice, April 3

was the chief point-getter with and others have been on hand for sF a/id 9, and the Leesburg Lakers,
1040. instructions during one of the April 4. A return meeting with

Final standings, combining both four previous sessions. Leesburg: Is slated there April 8,

league entries, and 1MT points Await Lineups while Sunday, April :9, the Filers

aclC head coach Frank McCaf- trek to Raiford Prison.
Fsrcm SU No.1............. 1040 Camp -
OAR .. ...... .................. RIO frey stated that the all-star line- The varsity thinclads will be in
Sup4r .:::::::::::::::::::::..... 490 S+o ups would be published no later Coral Gables Saturday for a dual
VF-171 .. ..............,..... 4rX' ) than Friday afternoon. meet with the University of Mi-
F**rort log .................. ..... 410
VF-43 No. 1 .,.. .160
VJ-2 -., . .. :::':,'::::::.:.:.:: 310 Pitchers and catchers at lastSaturday's ami.Patrick AFB will try on the Jax
VP-5 2-W school were on the
Pvroonntl ;::::: :::::::::::::,,,.. 250 i Navy golf team Saturday afternoon -
VK-43 No.2..,.;................. 150 firing line as the youngsters un-
Infirmary .. 14O on the Naval Air Station
VO<2 ... ,;: : :::: :.,::::::: ::::::: 10 derwent final scrutiny for the all- greensward.
Hospital 1*> star tilt.With .
Kurort Six 'No.:'2':::::::::::::::: 1W fled Sea v E Coach Leon Wilson will send his
VK-173 1*> Treadway, Bird
VP-741 ::: ::::: : :: :::::::::::::::: 110 manager, and members of his netmen Into competition with New
Special Seri&c-.a ................ 100 Jersey State Teachers
VA-45 100VA175 dub assisting in instructions Saturdayand
::: :;:;;;::;:::::::.::::::: ICO, 1 < Auburn University April 7,
----- 4.S along with Jax Navy varsity players -
CBS's Don Hollenbeclc went to the lads were given their last both matches scheduled for Boone

the men's room during the political chance to prove themselves for ;j Park. .
conventions last summer still an all-star berth.
CAMP INSTRUCTIONS-Proper to take toss at third
in his Buck Rogerish'TV outfit Sea Birds Help base from home Is demonstrated by way Harmon Young a Jax Beach More
with. walkic talkie. As he stopped Accompanying Treadway from third-sacker, as infield candidates at the Jacksonville-Navy Boys' Sports
inside, one of the men's room the Beach were Sea Bird men Bill Baseball School looks on. Young, along with other'Sea Bird play

customers shouted, "Oh, my God, Robertson, catcher; Pat Vastano ers and manager Red Treadway, aided la instructing: the lads at
the fourth session of the school held Jut The OR 12f"
not television in here." and Harmon Young, infielders with the lanaal all-star fray Saturday Satarday.'at Mason camp Field.concludes Page



Twelve JAX AIR NEWS '" 2 April 1953

Glynco Quint ] All-Star Court Lineups -_

Tops CagersAt o' PORTll

Brunswick Revealed At Mainside (By Armed Force Pmi Service 1 )

Special( to lax Air N.wt) 1. Joe Platak won what U. S.

BrtmMtltk. Ga., March :27 i Toss 'em around any way you Ike, compare scoring averages or debate defensive abil- : championship more times than any

The combined station-fleet cagers ity, the 1953 Mainside Intramural Basketball All-Star selections have been named and are other athlete?

of USNAS Glynco, here, completed now merely a topic of conversation for the station's arm chair coaches. 2. What baseball club has the.
most men in the Hall of Fame?
I in the .
undefeated season
an Ballots cast by coaches and the
Industrial to gain third place. went to Dennis ;Mannix, Fasron 3. What, was Joe Louis' largest
seven team City Jax Air News '
sports department '
I *
109, 'Westlund and Harry Stack. gate?

League. named Mutt Pasco, Fasron Six, of THERE WAS ENTHUSIASTIC house, Supply, Bob Sterns, VA- .
4 Vic Selxas was the first
Glynce is the first team to go the American i league and Bob response, for the most part, by 175, and Poncho Hartman and American to win the Victorian

through a season undefeated in Smith, VA-45, of the N a 11 I ton a 1 managers of the 21 competitlng Marv Senne, VF173. Dave Sugg, tennis title? (True-False)
circuit since its teams However, in Jic final analysis VF-173, got the top nod on two
the tough town league to the top posts in their 5, In sports terminology, what
two units failed to receive cards.
organization in 1946. respective circuits. distance does a "hair's breath"
voting consideration because of I Sharing the remainder of the
The flashy Blue and Gold squad For Pasco the accolade was delinquent ballots. represent? .
first place votes .in the American
jjatheied In the station recreation only one of many. Before joiningthe ANSWERS
Each ballot gav space for 10 loop were Merrill"Adams, VF-44; '
building to receive their victory service he was twice namedon I 1. The U. S. handball champion-
I names-10 points awarded for the Dom Turdo, VF-171; Don Bowden,
from George Harris, Superintendent the All-Southwetitein Conference '
trophy top (choice? nine for second downto FAW-ll; and Bill Bailey, Fasron ship The four-wall softball 'title(
of Recreation of while with Texas
quintet one for tenth. In all, 62 names Six, with two.A was taken by Hatak seven Yt'IU'tIn
Brunswick, Friday afternoon. Christian University. He 'II a Iwlce' appeared from both leagues, 34 tie resulted in at least one a row (1935-1941)). lie aiM won
Captain John Shannon, Commanding all-Navy at Norfolk in 1943 and 1945. .
in the National and 28in the Am. instance in both leagues. Stack-
Officer of USNAS Glynco .
erican. house, Supply, and Bill Madden, 2. The Boston Brave, with 17.
'and Coach Bill Cooley praised p A S C 0 DIRECTED the
cage Thl number Includes .rich
Smith was a unanimous selec- Fasron 109, deadlocked at 40 I many
the local ,quintet for its successful fortunes of Fasron Six this ,' a* Roger Hornsby, Babe Ruth
year tlon in his loop, drawing three points each for fourth place behind i
season and assured all hands playing a 'major role in the drive first place votes for 79 points.In VA-175's Sterns in the Na- and Al Simmons, who mere with

that Gljnco will try to'emaln (In for the Florida AAU champion second place, 30 points arear, tional. I the club at the end of their rareer -
the spoils limelight in'all future '
ship' and a victory in the Naval was John Westlund of Supply. *.

events. Air Station playoff two weeks Fasron 109, title holder in the JIM: SMITH! Fasron 109, and 3. The second Billy Conn fight

ago. National league following a play : Hartman, VF-173, trailed Sugg, (Yankee Stadium, June 19, 1946)),

Named top choice on five of ten off with Supply, placed five men, : VF.173, in a stalemate] for seventh which drew $1,925,564 and 45264 ,-
Sports ballots, Pasco out-pointed NAR- while the runner-up counted eight : place. Both had 34 points, fan. '

TU's Gene McKenzie 63-56, for individual 6 while Sugg tallied a single point I' 4. ."lil.t''hl"n,. Seiva defeated

Round-Up l laurels. IN Till AMERICAN circuit more. Australia' Frank Sedgmun to

Smith's election as .bellwether league leading 'Fasron Six, which Paul Deslauriers, VF-174 knot- i take the Victorian title last' Del
BASEBALL (Af'PS-Th Atlantic In'the- National loop surprised no later defeated NATTCenter's AE ted VF-171's Turdo for sixth placein ('ember., he became the second

Fleet baseball tournamentwill one. He was the leading scorerof School for the station crow.n, was the American league with 28 American to win It. Don Budge

4'. be held at Camp Lejeune, the circuit, six times surpassing represented by 'ive. At least one points apiece. They fell in line brought' the championship. to the

N. Cv Aug. 24-Sept. 2. Led by the 25-polnt.matk to gain entrance member of every team in both behind Bailey, Jack Stringer and U. S. In 1937.'

ex-Yankee Pitcher Tom Morgan, in the Two-Bit Club, cov- leagues received voting consideration. George Dasher, both of VF-22. I 5. 48th of an inchv

who pitched five scoreless innings, c'ed scoring lodge. Final tabulations, showing unit I .
Ft. Ord recently defeated Fresno
VA-45: dropped a pair of early First place votes in the National and total points for each man,
State 100. Two potential major \
season tilts, but finished strong league aside from Smith's three follow: Deadline For
league players, Alan Crancolis Friday

(Cardinals) and John Gebhard IM.Diamond Entries

(Yankees), are bolstering the NATIONAL LEAGUE /*.<.."" '" .AMERICAN LEAGUE .
Friday noon has been set
> Rucker nine. Don New. '
Camp 1. Bob Smith VA-45)( ) ...?......:..'.:...................... 79 t' I, Mutt Pasco (Fasron Six) ..._......... :....:.... 63 as a deadline for entries in the
combe former Dodger fastball '
hurler, now throwing strikes for 2. John Westlund (Supply) ...........?..........._. 49 2. Gene McKenzie (NARTU) ......:......_ .......... 56 Mainside intramural Softball

3. Bob Sterns (VA-175)) .......................?.......... 45 Bill .. league. Special Services an-
the Brooke Army Medical Center 3. Bailey (Fasron Six) -. ... .......... ........ 52
4. Harry Stackhouse (Supply) and : : pounced that play would
team. 4. Jack Stringer (VF-22)) ...................>............ 40 open.
Bill Madden (Fasron 109)) ...,....................... 40 the week of April 13.
6. Dave Sugg (VF-173)) .........................;.........:. 35 5. George Dasher (VF-22)) .......?................... 33
7, Jim Smith (Fasron 109)) and 6. Paul Deslauriers.VF174)( ) and .
NTC boxers swept both the senior '
and novice team' titles plus three Poncho, Hartman (VF-173)) ...-....:__ 34 Dom Turdo ('VF.171)) _.._..._...__. 28 Key West To

individual awards at the recent 9. Mike Mizel (VA-45). .............?....-...--..... 23 g'Bradley Kidd (Fasron Six) ........................ 27
10. Dennis Mannix (Fasron 109)) ......'........ 22 '
Washington, D. C., Golden' Gloves ___ ?- 9.. Mickey McAuliff .(VF-171)) ;..........__....... 24 Host 6 ND

Tourney. Commodore .winners HONORABLE MENTION: Don 'McLeaf, Operations 10. Tom Northrop ((0&0)) :....._.......... 18 ,
were: Jack O'Hanlon (heavy :
((15)tac); Jones, VJ-2, ((12)); Howell -- Keg TourneySix
weight), Charlie Butler (light-
Warren Peterson Bassett,,VA-45, and Jack Lucousky, Supply, ((11)); HONORABLE' MENTION: Tom Walsh, Faa I
(middleweight) and Joe Grlppen Dave McBride; Supply., and Marv Senne, VF-173, ron Six, ((15)); Merrill Adams, VF-44, ((14)); Bob station keglers, two from

(welterweight). ((10)) ; John Huske and Don Jones, Supply, 'Gus Strausbaugh, VF-172, ((13)); Don Wilson and Neal Mainside 'and' four from NATT--

." Mifehczo, VF-173, Bud Elrod, VA-175, and Leroy Baughman, VF-171, ((12)); W. J, Kilgore, VF-44,
Wrede; SS.-lst. Lt., ((9)); Jim Coughlin, S.S.-lst. and Jim Freeman, Hospital, ((11)); Don Bowden, Center, will leave shortly, for

Elmondorf Spokane, Wash.. AFB (AFI'SThe Commandos) Lt., Tom San hollz,,.Dl bur8ihg, and John Penney, FAW-11, ((10)) ; Carl McKenzie, FAW-11, ((9)) ; NAS ,Key West, site of the 1953

championship hockey team of the X-l, ((8));' Irving Hacker, VJ-2, '((7)); Bob Shields, Jim Murray, Fasron Six, and Keith Fife, O&G, Sixth; Naval District Bowline

Alaskan Command, swept a two. Operations, (6)); Paul Webb}; Disbursing, (5)); Bob .. (6));, Bill Strickland, VF-172, and Jim Rogers; Tournament, April 6, to repre

game series from the Fairchild Balchunas, 'VJ-2, and Tom Herrman, Fasron 109, VP-741 ((5)I ); Morris Dalton, VF-174 and Dan' sent NAS Jacksonville?
((4)fBruce) Behr, Fasron 109, and. Bill Crlas, SupClancY', VP-741, ((4))';John.Bond; VF-171, ((3)); Joe
AFB Jets here to win the Air Tournament competition will
Force for ply,.((3)); Bill Shimsheck, Supply, and Dave Opsal, Kracyzk, Hospital, ((2)),' Ralph McKnight, FAW-
hockey championship be on a round robin' schedule
VA-175, (2jl( { Bill Engle, Disbursing, ((1)). 11, ((1)).
the second straight year. ,with each entry opposing the

The Alaskan sextet, winners of, center last season where he played others, in a three game series.
18 out of 25 games in season play, Four points per match are pos-
outstanding ball for the Middies.
crushed the Jets in both games sible, one for each game and one
by scores of 9-2 and 100. The sg- 1 fora total pin.fall _

i ties featured, a "hat trick" J by Pepperrell AFB, Newfoundland Selected on the basis of ave

,Commando defenseman Larry (AJo'rS-The Pepperrell AFB < rages, throughout the intramural
Halvorgen, ,who tallied ,in each of Peppers defeated the Iceland Keflavlk bowling season here are Joe

the three periods. Alcpott Rockets in two out A Ruggieri, VJ-2 ((165), Stan Kres-
Y owiak, Fasron Six ((168), Paul
of three games here to win the
Cherry Point, N. C. (AF'rS-A) Wiltsey (167), Norm Hartsiel
seven-man Marine bowling team Northeast Overseas basketball ((166)), John Kernodle ((165)) and

under the direction of Maj. Billy championship. By winning, the :LL1 Harry Wilhorn (165)), all of NAT-

Watkins, Second Marine Air Wing Peppers qualified ,for the all-Air TCenter.

Special Services Officer, coppedthe Force basketball tourney at.Samp ". ae All officer and enlisted person-

Atlantic Fleet Bowling tour- son AFB, N. Y. Pepperrell won nel (including women) orderedto

nament held recently, in Norfolk, the first game 65-62, dropped the active duty for a period of

Va. The team included Fleet Marine second 70-72, and clinched the title more than 90 days in the Navy,

Force personnel from Camp with a 68-64 victory. I 7.'CRACK 7. Marine Corps and Coast Guardare

Lejeune and Cherry Point. High- 0 < eligible to participate. Participation -

average honors Were won by Pvt. I Camp Gordon, Ga. (AFPS). by officers is limitedto

lien Vorisek, who averaged 188 Pvt. James Golliday, Chicago, III., __.. ._____ _________ nnnn__ n__ __nn_nn_ not more than 50% playing on

for 28 games. one of the nation's fastest sprinters -., PISTOL SHOTS-Proudly displaying a galaxy of a team at one time.WEATHER .
in AAU competition, has been awards garnered at the recent midwinter Pistol Championshipsin '

AnnapoU, Mil. (AFPS) -Dick assigned to the Signal Corps Replacement Tampa are members of Jax Navy's target squad. The plstolmen, OUTLOOK

Olson, 190-pound center from Lorain Training Center here. all of whom played prominent roles in collecting the .22 cal. team Friday-Partiy cloudy to clear

Ohio, has been elected cap. The former Northwestern flash trophy, are (left to right) John Lucas;- James Thomas; Lcdr., Rich. with mild temperatures. '
thin of the 1953 Navy football last year tied Ralph Metcalfe's 20- ard Donahue, NAS Special Services officer; Ben Preston, Allan

team. A letterman tackle in '51, year-old 60-yard dash record of Jones and Bob Stringer Jax Navy will next compete In the Florida Saturday-Warm.

Olson was shifted to offensive i 6.1 seconds. State Championships in St. Petersburg, May 2223. Sunday-Warm.Page w.