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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: October 8, 1953
Frequency: weekly
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
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Set RegistrationDate Let's Not Get '


For Annual ; 'Shook' About


Children's Party Jfl xnuJallh3 those telephone PhonesYou users who


many times of late have let
Children of personnel attachedto
the Naval Air Station will be l loose with a cussing tirade or

treated to a Christmas party at VOL-11 No. 26 U. S. N. A. S. Jacksonville, Flo. 8 Oct. 1953 felt at times like depositing the
Instrument somewhat
1300, Dec. 19, In the Main Station harshlyout
Auditorium. the window, hear this:

Guests will include children There is a reason for not
Pilot of VF11In getting an immediate dial tone
ten years of age and under, and
\ 4' when attempting a call. This
children from Jacksonville or ; I If"
condition exists, according to
phanages. ExchangeTo
the telephone office, becausethe
Personnel who wish their children
automatic dial
to attend this party should switching
Air Force equipment is being utilized almost
fill in the proper form with
to peak capacity. No one
their division officers before
October 15.Identifying. A Fighter Squadron 11 pilot telephone is less affected than

: tickets will be din- Lt. Owen II. Oberg, has another. .
When the dial tone is not obtained
triuted to the divisions in accordance ft been selected as one of two Immediately, the receiver -
with the names sub
mitted. Atlantic Fleet pilots annually should beheld off the phoneto

assigned to the Air Force fora the ear until the dial toneis

year's duty in the pilot exchange obtained. But users are reminded
Patriotic Letter program. not to hold the phone

.off the hook too long to tie
Contest The "Red Ripper" airman will up equipment
Entry
assume duties as a pilot of the It Is requested that telephone

437th Fighter Interceptor Squadron users refrain from calling the

Deadline Oct. 15 Air Defense Command at Communications officer, the

Telephone office, or operatiors
Personnel still have time to EXCHANGE PILOTS-Comparing models of Navy and Air Otis AFB, Falmouth, Mass., early
when dial
submit their essay to the Free- Force aircraft are Capt. Raymond Furlong, Air Force, (left) and this month. the tone is not heard
dom Foundation's letter contest Lt. Owen Oberr, of VF-11. Lt. Oberg has been selected to fly with immediately. Plans are under-
the Air Force as an exchange pilot, while Capt. Furlong has been A Korean veteran with com- way to improve the service.
"What America Means To Me, with VF-11 as an exchange pilot since April.
nut in the meantime, a little
bat in
which closes Oct. 15. experience the Navy's

Top prize is a $1,000 cash award Military Personnel Are Taxpayers Too! F2II-2 Banshee jet fighter, and patience dayl I IAll is the order of the

and a George Washington Honor training experience in the swift

Medal All servicemen and wo- twin-Jet FID' Skynlght night-
men are eligible. Commissary Exchange
fighter, Oberg will fly (the AirForce's Hands Alerted
Twenty other awards of $100, ,

plus'Medals 10 will more be additional given to Honor,thisyear' Complaints Blasted Bidding F94-C farewell Starflre.to Lt. Oberg To Fire Dangers

winners. when he left VF-11 last week

letters Service of personnel not more may than submit 500 A House Armed Services subcommittee declared that USAF was Capt. Raymond B. Furlong, During This Week .
who has been
charges made by the American Retail Federation againstthe on ex-
words on what America, their Naval Air Station
change duty with the Fleet Air Jacksonville
operation of military Exchanges and Commissaries are
hometown or some other part or joins the rest of the
Jax unit since April of this year. nation In ob-
"loose and reckless" .
phase of America or Americanway .. ----- In addition to the requirementof serving Fire Prevention Week, Oc
Of life means to them. En- An inquiry by this subcommittee tor, the subcommittee is gravely tober 410. ,
combat experience, all pilots
headed by Rep. William E.
tries will be judged on ideas and concerned with the loss of theservice' Fire Prevention Week Is
applying for exchange duty mustbe always
Hess (R. 0.), was directed by
sound thinking, not on literary real backbone-the non- timed to include October
the chairman of the committee on of Navy lieutenant grade or 9, for
form. commissioned personnel, who are on thtrt date the
Armed Services of the House of Air Force captain rank and have great Chicago
Letters submitted should be leaving in droves largely becauseof jet,experience before they can be fire was set off by Mrs. O'Leary'scow.
Representatives. It was aimed at
sent to Awards Editor, Armed the constant whittling away at nominated. All exchange duty is In 1922 the President of the
solving the problems and provingor i
Radio Service 1016 N. Mc-
Forces disproving the complaints and (Please Turn to Page g, Col. 5) voluntary. I United States designated Fire i
Cadden Place, Los Angeles 38, Prevention Week to commemoratethat

Calif Deadline is Oct. 15. Entry eration.charges made by the Retail Fed- I ,YH nw+ee ...Hx.ev. ..,...... .<.. .. _....;....,:..;.,-.,"',....yf ....,. tragic October occasion.

should bear signature, rank, serv- S 4FM1l .
ice number and organization of S
entrant. A lobby of retailers is battlingto Here at NAS! Jax every effort .

close down military Commis- is being made this week to awaken

saries, because it claims that such personnel to the need for fire

Weekend Tide, Table commissaries are unfair competition prevention.Last .

High Low to outside stores. Too, It Monday morning, NAS dis-

A.M.P.M.A.M.P.M.Saturday wants Navy Exchanges and other patched Fire Engine No. 3 and a
"'" specially designed float to participate -
9:10: 9:21: 2:36: 3:11: Exchanges whittled down to the
..'1 in a parade through downtown
point where they sell little more
Sunday 9:50: 9:57: 3:09: 3:48:
than candy and chewing gum. :: .J Jacksonville, which Included
fire. from
apparatus Jacksonvilleand
"The subcommittee has been
deluged with mail from servicemen \; y the surrounding area. The
fDoN'r MAKE AN ASNof float, six feet tall bottle
: l a filled
YOVRSCLF 6Y their wives and dependents, c\ "
\ with "Prevento Tonic"
listed l
SMOKING IN 8Eo! and it is because of the grave ,
concern expressed in these letters 't ..J J1 necessary precautions for prevent

from all parts of the world that \ < ing fires.
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,
the subcommittee has made such 001"""
,. Scouts, who had
an earnest effort to weigh all ':'.:>. ::' I' Boy previouslybeen '
factors Involved," the subcommittee Instructed by Fire Division

report said. personnel, started their annual


I ..-...n;_._... ,.. .n.._. _.. .'."'....-..<",. .."w,,"' .,...,.. ""'''.....,.,.. ............... ........_..... ..... hazards inspection last of Saturday.residences for These fire
The more pertinent parts of the
findings of ,the Armed Services PIZZA PIE PARTY-Three' U. S. Navy sailors of Italian descent "Junior firefighters" carried 'spe-
provide a famous Italian dish-Pizza PIe-for Warrant Offi- cial forms which were filled out
it --- subcommittee, in Investigating the
+f retail group's charges are reprinted cer Vincent Schettlno of the Italian Navy Schettino .ic attending so that corrective measures couldbe
"* Aviation Storekeeper School at NATTCenter applied where needed.
aa here for Information to all under the Mutual
hands: Defense Aid Assistance Program. From left to diM are, Joseph Today, at 1615, lectures and

'Moffa, SA; Joseph Bruno, SN; Schettino, and Charles Moffa Loran demonstrations have. been ar-
"In considering tM morale fac SN. Charles Moffa Logan and Joseph Moffa are brothers. (Please Turn t. Page 8, Col. 1))


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'aQa Two JAX AIR NEWS 8 October


Male Quartet


t S Begins Work jt11:


VublUhod every Thursday for Navy and Marine actltltlei *t Naval Air
.'Utlon. jHCkionMlfe, KJa.! NA8, JitkMBfllU On ProgramFor tv

rapt Burnham OMcCaffrr* ..... .......................Commanding Officer _
Comdr. James 11. Armtlronf ..........................|......ExwuU\e. Officer the first time Inr several

Just Adm. Otborne B, Hardlccn feet Air....cltBTllU.............................Commander years the Naval Air Station 9 :
Capt Howard V. Hopkins It. ...... .............................Chief of Staff will have a male quartet.

Opt Theodore Dahl ................Fleet?.Air. WUf.: ..Elm. .. .........._.......... ...........Commander Organized by Roger Halle- i ii is
Comdr. Joseph T. Thointon. ...............................Chief Staff Officer stad, SN organist and directorof i
Natal Alt Tecbnleil Tnl.l.r! Ceaier
Capt. David McC.m Commanding Officer the All Saints Protestant
Comdr. Richard S. Etuart ...................................Executive Officer Chapel choir the quartet is not
naval 17..,It.1
Capt. Edward S. Lowe ,. Commanding Officer limiting its repertoire to sacred
r t
Capt. L. A. Newton -,.. .. ,..-. ? .. NABTC MM_... ? Executive Officer music only. In*their free

Capt.' John L. Counlhan____.. ,...,,._.____..Commanding Officer time quartet members rehearse :
Comdr. Anthony Iruiao>> ......................................ExecuU\.Orne.r '
popular song hits and barber
The JAX AIR NEWS la published weekly at the U. S. Naval Air Station.I shop numbers suitable for social i
Jackon\llle Hoilda and printed commercially with non app rnprlated funds
at expense in the government and In compliance with NAVEXO3 P-33. Rev and club meetings.All .
o.o 194. Copies are distributed free of charge at the Naval Air Station, the
Naval Air Technical Training Ct'ntfrJ. Naval Air Reserve Training Unit Naval of the quartet membersalso
Air Station Cecil field and the U. 0 S.: Natal Hospital. sing with the All Saints
Editor- Planey
Assistant Editor-Helen ;-t.n'Y'ewrt Kdltor-John Charvat. AN; StaltR.port.Jod choir and include besides Director
Hendeiaon. PNSNj; Mildred Home. SN; Gordon Robbie SN;
Hatlestad 1
: .IItrlbullon-M.rge Futco. J03; Vivian Knox, SN. Douglas ALL-SAINTS QUARTET-Roger ITatlestad, SN organist and
The JAX AIR NEWS U a member ct the Armed Forces Press Scnlce.AFPS Chapman, ATAN first tenor; director of All-Saints Chapel, rehearses a newly organized quartet
: material appearing In this publication may not be reprinted without
the written permission of Armed Forces Preaa Senlce. of other Charles R. Green SA, second in sacred music the quartet will render during Sunday morning I
matter except by MI vie* publication U prohibited without permission oftdilor tenor Larry G. Murphy PN2 and vesper services. Left to right are Hatlestad; Douglas Chap.
: JAX AIR NEWS. ; man, ATAN, first tenor; Charles Green, SA, second tenor
Editorial offlcea located Building 930 (topside). Phone extension 8184 baritone: and Francis E. Bar- ; Larrr
and 216. Murphy' FN2, baritone and Francis ISarfield ADAM, bass.
field ADAN bass.CATHOLIC. -

The Unkindest Cut Of All WINTER UNIFORMS CommissaryContinued

P/VINE/ STILL OPTIONAL ( from Page 1))

,1 ScfcWCK UNTIL NOV. I the things which attract them and
Congress' threat to turn,over service commissariesto them In'the
private management will accomplish one good, whether For the next 26 days personnel keep sudden service. Shoulda
or not the threat is carried out. within the Sixth Naval emergency require intensive
Between now and Dec. 31, when the commissariesmay District have the option of training on a large scale,
be taken away from the government by law, the Sunday, Mass-0800, 090C 1000- wearing either their whites or this would be a crippling lose
Pentagon's.top leadership-military and civilian-will be St. Edward'i Chapel. blues. "We must face up to the need

forced to react to that threat. And the reaction will Saturday-0800. However, on November 1 of the serviceman: and the complaints .
show clearly and beyond the possibility of equivocation DailY-0630. the wearing of blues will become of retail merchants must
who is the serviceman's friend and who is not. Sunday 0630-Mass at Hospital mandatory and will continue be) weighed in that scale.

Some may say it is good to be a serviceman's friend Chapel.MORMON until the next optional *
but far better to be careful of the country's purse. These period in the spring. Most Of the complainants now

men will deceive no one. 1030-Wednesday :.. NATTC want the servicemen and women

For their behavior will further show whether the Chaplain's Office.CHRISTIAN Farmer: "What are you doingup to be compelled to pay the civilian
nation's defense is indeed in the hands of of SCIENCE "
a group that tree? rate on all merchandise and to
businessmen who a& some have said, know all about a 1900-Tuesday-NATTC-Chap.. Boy: "One of your apples fell curtail what can be sold to them.
dollar) little about war, and far less about men's hearts. Chaplain's Office. down and I'm trying to put. it
We believe that if the serviceman
THEIR REACTION WILL show, also, whether our FROTESTANTM30All back." .
top military chiefs, who must serve under these civilian Saints' C hap e 1- a SC and woman are expected to pay

bosses, are military leaders in fact, or only] office time- Morning Worship, Sermon Topic The best way to drive a baby the same price as civilians for
servers.It .'What's ,In A Name?" Chaplain buggy is to tickle his little feet. everything they require, the implementation
will show whether loyalty in the armed forces J. N. Montgomery, of such action
truly extends down, up and sideways, as the ideal would 1100-All Saints' Chapel-Sermon lain M. H. Twitchell. any
have it, or only] in the last two directions.It Topic ."God and 1", Chap- 0915-Naval Hospital Chapel should be contemporaneous with
will point the way toward two possible futures for an appropriate pay readjustment.

the servicemen: Either toward a decent way of life or ., Then there could be no problem.
back to the grasping sutler's store of the 1800s. ;; But ,servicemen and women should

It will also decide for thousands of people in uniform not be asked to bear all the bur
and for many whose futures could lie with the dens with none of the benefits
cervices whether to stick with a career that holds W4.--_.
"Service men and women 'over
some promise or to call quits to a bad business. '
:} 3 million of them at the present
For surely no uniformed force in the nation's history
has had more reason to conclude that it has struck a bad 1S p time) are shifted from place to
bargain with its countrymen. place as the needs of training

BY PUTTING ON a uniform servicemen give up and deployment for military advantage

many rights. They may not strike, nor walk off the require. They are cap
job, nor call upon a union for aid. They are subject to tives of the Government M tit
duty calls every hour of the day, every day of the year, place and duty during the periods
and there must be no talk] of overtime pay. They may of their service. They have no

be sent anywhere, with or without their families, to live 4. opportunity to integrate them
where told to and selves with the local communities
: they're live to subject themselves to
possible injury capture, torture and death.In They have no way of determiningthe
return for what ? } Integrity of the businessman
S For years, our uniformed fighting force has been at their gates or in cities near
hornswoggled, sneered at and bullwhippe1.It military establishments. The same
has been sat upon by business executives and poli- Government that provides medical!
ticians who have used it like a chunk of metal under a care and is charged with protect
steel mill stamping machine, instead of the flesh and ing his morals owes the further
it duty of assuring him that he will
blood is.When. --'- -'-
it has been tossed a pay raise it meant nothIng Navy Wives OFF TO CONVENTION not be mulcted of his small pay
; because it did not even pretend to meet increases in This trio left to right) Mrs. by many unscrupulous character
the cost of living. Betty Bamberger, Mrs. Marge who, In the pasty have preved

ON THE OTHER HAND, service pay and service Delegates Off prepares Saultz and to Mrs.depart June for Hoover San upon them. .

"privileges" have been hacked at and nibbled at almostto Diego, Calif for the National C t
depletion in many indirect ways: To ConfabPresident Clubs.Convention The 01 three the Navy Wives "Let It be kept clearly in mintl or
women will that we the serviceman
By forcing officers who eat at government messesto represent the lax Navy Wives owe
pay an additional $.f.50 a month, or thereabouts; Mrs. Marge Saultz, Club No. 86. They hope to woman the duty of providing
Vice-President Mrs. bring back trophies them with the decencies of life and
By cutting the'enlisted man's'commuted ration; Betty Banv for and awards
berger and Mrs. June some 01 their pet projects living not only when we are
Hoover
By curtailing exchange stocks and activities, thus of of the past .
forcing the service consumer into higher-priced civilian the Jax Navy Wives' Club Number year scared to death and at war but
86 departed this week for lain clubs! as well when we are merely pre

shops.By I limiting I I i baggage allowances on permanent San Diego where they will attend The Jax Wives club, which was paring against those days of uncertainty

changes of station taking additional moving costs out the yearly National Convention chartered in 1947 is due to stand .
of the serviceman's pocket ; for all Navy Wives' Clubs. as an important figure in this "The greater part of the patronsof

And now' the commissaries, which are estimated to Hosts to the convention will be year's convention. It stands a exchanges are young and in
give a 15 percent break to the serviceman's: wallet, may Club Chapters 3, 96, and 113, all for good chance of winning awards experienced. Most of them alt
be taken away. of San Diego. In all there will be both the membership trophy away from home for the first time.
This is the unkindest cut of all. 38 clubs represented. (a total of nlnety-nine members They are in no position to drive

For if Defense Secretary Wilson fails to certify the Purpose of the yearly con. represented in the Jacksonville shrewd bargains; nor have they
reed for service commissaries, then food costs to service vention is to elect new national Club) and another for the "Y" the money with which to do it.

people will be increased after Dec. 31 by at least 15 percent level officers, review and Armed trophy which is awarded by the "Neither ought we to forget

And that, of course, constitutes a 15 percent pay change any needed by-laws the Services Department of that these patrons of the exchangeare
. cut at a time when civilian employment and wages and present awards for various most YMCA to the club having the I the beneficiaries of the ex

we at the highest point in history. -.(Navy Times) activities outstanding in rer. worthwhile charity and welfare }. change. :Military personnel away
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ExplorerScout ;4:
amnrm: .

TroopLookingFor J Jof
(Items offering for sale articles. .

LeadersAnyone v ; property such as washing machines j
i automobiles, furniture,
want to be a leader? 1 iH I radios, clothing and the like are ;

The Explorer Scout Troop Jt I prohibited by Defense Department -' i
aboard the station has lost its 1 regulations. This column ,

charter and alms to get It back. will, however, list such services; :

Until recently the troop was as available housing, rides want )

composed of fifteen boys betweenthe ed and lost and found articles, or :I

ages of 14 and 18. All were, other similar notices).

and are still Interested in the activities FOR KENT

which the Explorer Troop Unfurn. house. 3018 Phylliis, $70
offers during off-school hours. mo. Ph. 81295. Mrs. G. Gladin

All they need is a leader-or a Two r m, eff. apt. 3909 Boone Pk.,
couple of them. Ave. Ph. 8-5519. Mrs. D. Philip.

Any officer or enlisted man Five rm. furn. house, Ph. 2-1063
my :
seriously interested in out-door 6 865-Mikael St. Mrs. Weeks.

ramping trips, cookouts, and Furn. apt. $40 mo. Ph. 84235.
the general counseling of scouts Mrs. Miller.

should contact Chaplain O. \\' "- Three elf apts., $12.50 wk. 4/1/

don Gatlin at extension .425. ."-.. ," Riverside Ave. Ph. 41379.
"
Men with previous! experienceare KEEP THE BOSS BUSY-Presentation of beneficial suggestions ; Three bedrm unfurn. house. 5303
preferred.All awards is an item Capt. Leonidas Coates, Overhaul and, Repair San Juan Ave. Ph. 2.5867 Mrs.
boys between, and 18 are officer, finds regularly on his agenda. Cash awards were pre- Nov. 1 Is Designated Salter '
welcome in the troop. Recreational sented recently to 22 0 & R employees. Front row (left to right) Transfer Deadline Three rm. turn apt., Ph. 112-3- "
are, James Neel Jr., Milton Lazarus, John Brammer, George .
activities include dances!, Sweet, Alman Neeley and Harry Reckstine. Back row, Herbert 4702. Mrs. N Ueaugh. ',
hikes, camping trips, ping-pong, Wright Jr. James ,Bradley, Sidney Bell, Captain Coates, Fred November 1 .Is the deadlineset Two rm. (urn. apt., Ph 8-3992 852
and barbecues. Bedenbaugh, Charles Eiersky and Harry Hodges. by the Navy for applications St. Claire. Mrs. Breeze.

Facilities include handball court, for transfer of Reserve Five rm. house, $60 mo. Apply
Range From $10 To $275 '
tennis court, horseshoe pits, and officers to the Regular Navy. 1287 Dancy. Mrs. Derickson.

boats. Popular within the troopare Until Congress provides new Share home with couple, 2804 .
the many camping trips, and 22 Overhaul & Repair EmployeesEarn legislation, BuPers Notice 1120 I Waller. Ph. 27687. Mrs. Pin-
boat hikes.School. says the program will be temporarily halster. '

$1,820'For Beneficial Ideas halted. Furn. 4 rm. house, $60 mo. Ph. 7- .
Although applications from
Honors To 8200. Mrs. Stevenson.
Suggestions for improved methods machine for cleaning shielded and lieutenants (junior grade) and Gar apt., $50 mo. 1020 Rannie.

of production have won $1,820 sealed aircraft bearings. Formerly ensigns cannot be processed if Ph. 22879. Mr. Dcbenoise.
Brown Voelmle they are received later than Furn. apt., 101st St., near Air Sta-
sealed
were surveyedas
bearings
for 22 employees of the Overhauland
that date, qualified officers In
tion. Ph. 2-3935. Mrs. Higgin-
method
no acceptable cleaning
Ommodt VallinoHonor Repair department. existed. those ranks may apply with the botham.

The awards, ranging from $10 understanding that no action Four rm., unfurn. apt. 3132 Post

man recognition wentto to $275, were presented by Capt. for John a device I. Brammer which received will remove$260 will be taken until legislationis St., Murray Hill. Ph. 8-6287. $75
enacted to
two "white hats" and one Ma. giving authority mo. Ext. 365. Mrs. Arnold
Leonidaj D. Coates, Overhaul and minor scratches and other dam- the }
rine at three NATTCenter Repair officer, in ceremonies recently age from crankshaft journals, and resume program. FOR SALE J;
schools last week. Marion P. Warren was presented Three bdr l. house, 2357 Hyde

Pfc. Lester Brown- a_d'Marine. Fred L. Bedenbaugh and George $205 for a cylinder baffle stud USS Tarawa Awarded 'E' Park Rd., Cedar Shores. Ph. 2-

from Washington W. Repoff were recipients of the puller and driver The Atlantic Fleet battle effi 7133. Mrs. Martin.
House Trailer 1948 deluxe' Lan-
D. C. finished ,
with the largest checks. Bedenbaugh's procedure ciency "E" has been awarded to dola, 25 ft. 1249 Cumberland
pM1'' for use of theodolite in con- A new way to remove and replace -
highest ave the carrier Tarawa and the destroyer Rd. Mr. Woehrman.
junction with a site tube having electrode supports won $175
The Sullivan for excel. Two bedrm. house 4721 Ulmer
rage at Airman I ,
for Harry E. Reckstine. Benjamin
two illuminated reticules for obtaining -
School lent the fiscal Ave., Ortega Manor.
and checking i C. DiFranza received $130 performance during
with a 90.75 proper House; G.I. equity. $1,000. 5327-
for suggesting satisfactory repair 1953.BCBS.
alignment of the axis of the vari- year
mark. Baycrest. Ext. 759. Mrs. Bay
ous components of helicopter drive methods for damage consisting of
Topping a systems was judged worth $275: skin dents, punctures and akin removals -, cite. ,
class of 94, the maximum award given at this on the elevator trim andspring Payments Due Three bedrm. house & gar. Equity
Brown select- $1,600. $40 mo. 5407 Magnolia
tab 'assemblies AF-2W
._ installation. Formerly no method on .
Blue Cross-Blue Shield policy
ea AT School, Ave. Ph. 8-3138. Airs. J. E. -
Brown -2$ aircraft
existed, either at this activity or
holders are reminded that
for his next station. A Abisch.
Memphis of Woodrow Wilson at the factory, for checking this Sidney J, Bell was given a $115 payments are due by Oct. 12-
I graduate alignment. award for his design of a bench i 13. MISCELLANEOUSWill
High in D. C., he also attended a to be used for carburetor and oth- i baby sit day or evening.!
Montgomery Junior College. 1775 Hamilton. Call 84956. Mrs.
er units requiring pressurized
A $ns: award was also presented preservation. shared by Irwin L. Richards and
Bennett V. Addie.
to for his of .
Repoff design a
Ommodt, AK- a a George C Sweet. Charles W. Ez- Will baby sit evenings or week

AN, won hon Milton H. Lazarus and JamesB. ersky also merited a $25 award, ends. Ph. 74788. Mrs. Dodd.

ors at Aviation 10,000 Hours Neel, Jr., shared a $7000 and James F. Bradley 1 a $20 Lost: Black onyx Storekeeper insert; inscription; between
award; Alman F. Neeley's beneficial check.
School. NAS Infirmary and Main Gat .
Aloft For I
suggestion was worth $50, Fifteen-dollar checks went to
A Reservist, Contact Westjohn, 629. Reward.
and Henry A. lIodges'and E. C.
: Ernest Sikes, Joseph Ps Hand,
Ride wanted to New York New-
Ommodt came or
Chief CowardWhen Cuendet received $40 checks. ; Harry E. Jarrard and Herbert R.
on active dutyin i England over Christmas holi.
A $35 award went to Elizabeth Wright, Jr. Wright also won a
February days. Share expenses and help
Ceby C. Coward, AMC L. Hall, and a $25 check was $10 award, as did Elwood Clark.
1953 from An- drive. Ph. 216 or 8184. Robbie.
acostia, Md. Ommodt (AP), landed at the Naval Ar|, --- Riders wanted to. Tulsa, Okla., or

Prior i to entering service, Station last week he found a ;!. !' along route, over Christmas

I Ommodt attended George Wash- cake cutting ceremony had been < ,. t; holidays. Ph. Ext. 8184, or 216.

ington University. He has been arranged to celebrate his record 4f.Nd : :,!' .

assigned to NAS Lakehurst, N, J. i s; ,
: of 10,000 hours in the 'air, a
Honors ai
Aviation Ord- mark logged by relatively few MMOYIESMAINSIDE

nance School pilots.

last week fell The ceremony was planned by 4
ymwx to Paul E. Coward's associates in the Operations 1

Voelmle, AO- department. Capt. Thurs. Oct. 8

: AN, a Phila- Burnham C. McCaffree, commanding Vicki ..... .................... Jean Peter
delphian. officer; Comdr. James Fit Oct. 9

V o elm 1 lets H. Armstrong, Executive Officer Washington Story .... Van Johnson -
s next assignment and Comdr. Harry L. Har- Sat. Oct. 10

L tf; ... will. be ty Jr., Operations officer, were. The Merry Widow .... Lana Turner
Voelmle with -P a 1 r o lSquadron on hand to greet the flyer and NATTCENTER
19 .
offer congratulations. Thurs. Oct. 8

at NAS Alameda, Calif. He join- Chief Coward entered the Veils of Bagdad .... Victor Mature
ed the Navy in January 1953. He Navy in 1924, and received his v 4 Fri. Oct. 9

previously attended school at wings at NAS Pensacola in Sep Vicki ..._...................._ Jean Peters!
NATTC Norman. tember, 1929. During World Sat. Oct. 10

Joseph Vallino, AEAN, grab- War II he attained the rank Washington Story .... Van Johnson
bed high honors among gradu of Lieutenant, had a tour of instructor NAVAL HOSPITAL

ates of Aviation Electrician (A) duty at NAS Jax and ___n ___ _...______ Thurg. Oct. 8

School.. flew transport missions in Europe LOGS 10,000 noURS-Ceby Coward, AMCAP) (left) receives Anne ,of the'Indies .... Jean Peters

The AE School man Joined the congratulations from Capt. Burnham C. McCaffree, commanding Fri. Oet ,
Navy in October 1952. He has He was reverted back to hU officer of the Naval Air Station, upon completion of VelLi of Bagdad _. Victor Mature
the flight In which Chief Coward chalked up his 10,000th air hour.A .
been assigned to R-23 at AUugi,' permanent rate of Chief Petty cake cutting ceremony arranged by his Operations departmentmates Sat. Oct.: 10
Japan. Officer ia 1950. highlighted the ceremony. Vicki __ Jean ,Peters




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page Foui JAX AIR NEWS 8 October 1953.


Broadway Stars Patrol Commander Honors


Shine In StagePresentation

a\\ Go To Canadian AF Pilot '


" The stars were out in full force A highly regarded U. S. Naval
Monday night at the Naval Air American.
honor not usually accorded air-
Technical Training Center's Au- Patrol plane commandersmust
ditorium as nationally famous radio men of other nations has been meet specific proficiency

and television actors put on bstowed upon Flight Lieutenant requirements in advanced pa-

a show for a packed house.It w,. & 116-q Leslie E. Burrows of the Royal trol plane techniques and op

was almost an audience par Canadian Air Force. erations. It Is their responsibility

ticipation program as the subtle On exchange duty with VP- to keep planes and crews

asides of the performers virtually 19, the Canadian pilot accepteda at maximum readiness and efficiency -
"brought them down from the 4 M Patrol Plane Commander certificate ready to carry out

tfage" to the spectators. last week from Comdr. any mission which might be

Encore after encore greeted James W. Hardy, VP-16 commanding assigned. -

each act. Paula Page, a blonde officer, in an informal A veteran of twelve years with
songstress in a black'shee slit ceremony.
_______w______ ..._. ......,--- .y. his in the the RCAF, Lt. Burrows checkedin
skirt, opened the billing and her With experience
at VP-16 in December of
nuances had the packed house RCAF PILOT GAINS AWARD Comdr. James Hardy squadron's P2V-2 Neptune type last
on her side after the first few (left), skipper of Patrol Squadron 16, presents aircraft, Fit Lt Burrows is now year and participated in NATO
bars of her songs. Lieutenant Leslie Burrows, Royal Canadian Air Force, designating fully qualified to pilot twenty Operation Rendezvous' in April.
him a Patrol Plane Commander. The honor is seldom earned by
Jenny Collins, who appeared in airmen of other nations. types of aircraft, Canadian and Before reporting as exchange

"The King and I" starring Mary pilot, Lieutenant Burrows was
I
Martin in New York City, sang VC-62, Fasron Six. VF-174, VPS. VF-13, Fasron 9, VA-J05 Report senior flying control officer at
songs from the Broadway hit. RCAF Station, Gimli, Manitoba.
Lila Lee, a comedienne from He has accumulated over 3,800

Broadway night clubs, sang pert Scouting Jacksonville Area Squadrons air hours and wears the Royal
end saucy songs. Lea and Gia Canadian Air Force Cross for

Wallace, and their dancing puppets meritorious service..

were well received. \'Q-62 ever since. Razors. Lts. Kenny Narance and
Silvia Barry and her impersonations JohnV, Bradshaw, ADC, I Entering the Navy shortly after Joe Slaughter left the Hell Razors Squadron Five, was chosen from
of former Palace Theater Maintenance Chief of the squadron his 17th birthday, Young received for duty with VF-S2. Frank other members of naval compo-

stars Eva Tanguay, Eddie said good-bye to his squadron training at Great Lakes and later "Spook" Batistlonl, AN, is leav- nents in Iceland, for the followIng -

Leonard and Sophie Tucker mates Oct. 1, threw his sea-bag : reported on board the USS F.D.R. ing the monsoons of Jax for VC4in qualifications: Personal responsibility

among others, was called back over his shoulder for the last time I (CVA-42)) for a'' five year tour of Atlantic City, N. J.; :Fletcher Job effectiveness, cooperation -

for three encores Howard Lear, and headed for Little Rock, Ark., duty which included an equal Stewart, AN, will report to VC12at dress and military bearing -
deep-throated baritone, also was after more than 22 years of active I number of Med cruises. During NAS Quonset Point, R. I. self improvement and poten

called back time and again. Sharp service. That period, Young advanced in This :Florida weather has even tial leadership.A .

applause was given Bernie Bradshaw puts his future plans I rate from Airman Apprentice to affected the animal life around graduate of Moses Brown
the In terms "I'm back I Ito Aviation Boastwain's Preparatory School, Providence,
George, pianist. simple : going Mate Second Barracks N. Bernard Sterling,
The stars Little Rock and fish Class and his and Nichols Junior College, Dudley
were sponsored by just as successfully passed AN, wasn't bothered too much
Radio Station WOR of New York much as I ,fan" first class examination'' but wasn't when he woke one morning to Mass., he also attended the

City. At the last whites inspection! of rated until shortly after reportingto find a dead squirrel in his bunk. University of Pennsylvania priorto
e the season last Friday, Comdr. I Fasron Six last March. But to this day, Ray demons, enlistment in the Navy March

Come On Out Of Noel P. Bacon, commanding officer Fasron's complement was Increased AMAN, claims the raccoon mak 6, 1951. *

presented Good Conduct sHghtly over the week as ing his way down the Venetian VF-1S
Medals to five enlisted men, Loren two men checked in for duty. blinds in Hell Razor quarters was
Mates Another proui father is James
Hiding F. Bazinet, PR1, received a Just in are Leonard W. Cooper, looking for a Mae West
H. Fountain, AE2, who was
pre.
Gold in lieu of his fourth *
Clasp AEC, from VF-32, NAS Cecil
it's Only The SunThe award. First awards were presented Field, and James E. Booth, AK3, VP-5 sented with an eight-and-a-half-Both
pound baby girl. mother
to Orville L. Lantis, PH3; from Fasron 104, Port Lyautey, Richard II. Kimball, YN3, with
big round ball which has Clyde M. Packard, Jr., AT3; Floyd French Morocco. VP-5 at Keflavik Airport, Icelandwas and father are doing well.

been-throwing off heat and light I Lane, Jr., FH3, and Haygood T. 4 recognized as the Sailor of Lt. (Jg) Bob Atherton of VF-
from the sky the last few days, Tatum, Jr., A T3. the Month'for September of the 13 has recently returned to duty

is called the sun, spelled S-U-N. Comdr. Bacon also read a letterof .1 VF-174 Iceland Defense Force by Briga- after being hospitalized at the
Scientists have informed the Jax appreciation to William H. Recent births involving squadron dier General Ralph O. Brownfield, Naval Hospital.William .

Air News that it will not harm Diedrich, ATAN in recognition of personnel include Prudent Pa- USAF, Defense Force Commander. A. Maxwell, AD3, and
?
anyone, in fact other parts of the his outstanding\ performance of trice, daughter of John Daugh- James D. Harris, AK3, received a
have been this tery, SOI, and his wife, who letter of commendation
country seeing object duties. Kimball, a member of Patrol from the
weighed 4 Ibs, 2 ozs. at birth. Senior Shore Patrol
quite frequently. It will not Lcdr. Lee M. Blodgett and Lt. Officer at
be hard for Floridians to become R. O'Donnell Curtis W. Malloy, AOAN, Joinedthe Barcelona, Spain"for aid given to
Roger completed ranks of "fathers" when his Lcdr. Conner New
it Shore Patrolmen..
Accustomed to since it is reported their first hops in the Banshee
that the sun has shown wife Vera Alice presented him Skipper For VF-103 Lcdr. John C. O'Connor, com-
last week. Lcdr. Blodget has relieved with 7-lb.
here before-how long ago no Ted a 6-oz. baby boy. manding officer of VF-13, delivered
Lcdr.
Crosby as Lcdr.
operations George T. Lillich was relieved -
One can remember. Here's the officer. Fellow line crewmen are pushing the letter with congratulations -
as commanding officer of
weekend forecast: Harvey Fluerent, ADAN, for .
The Photo Department now hasa VF-103 by Lcdr. Andrew B. Conner -
the *
Friday-Partly cloudy temperature ungarbled word, on marriagenow 1 *
new stero sonneD projector, aboard the USS Randolph.Lcdr. .
in the mid 80's. that his plans for his tripto Fasron Nine
but does not yet have the proper Conner, the new skipper,
the altar
SaturdaySame.SundayIncreasing. with Lucille Fran- Fasron Nine J is planning a
supply to put it into came to the
cloudiness power operation cis have been revealed. Mean- squadron as execu- squadron dance and beer party at
,
chance iff shower in P. M. Temperature while, newlywed Fred E. Powell, tive officer in July. Lcdr. Lillich the American Legion Hall at San
in high 80',. Robert P. Inge and Kenneth E. A03, married to Mary F. Broughton put the fighter squadron in com- Juan sometime this month.
: Luke, photo interpreters of the of Elwood City, Pat has- returned mission in May, 1952, at Cecil Refreshments and a buffet lunch

squadron, were both promoted to to the squadron after an Field.VF103's' will be served to all hands and
Lt. (Jg) last Thursday. eight-day honeymoon.Auld new executive officer their guests with music being fur

Recent discharges were John L. Lang Syne was the fea- will be Lcdr. Ralph M. Goet- nished by a dance band.

Schachnuk, AT, and Lloyd P. Per- ture tune this week for four Hell ter. Three men successfully completed -

reault, SN. Robert W. Fralix, USAFI correspondence courses

AD2, was transferred to NATTC recently.. Robert M. Hill, AN, and

S Memphis, and Joseph A. Burk- M1 4F4 William A. Cox, AD3, completedan
,
halter, AD, extended his enlistment '. auto mechanics course while

for a year. Lonnie P. Richburg, AKC, completed -
There's a reason for the sleepless the college level GED teats
look in the eyes of Douglas : Signifying their promotion to

Wight, PHI He became a papa .;1 seaman, Joseph Tougas and Rob-
'fl for the second time on Sept 29, ert Cohen recently sewed on third
:,h. 55 when his wife Kathryn gave birthto stripes.
a 7%-pound baby girl at the f
4 4'lf 1 1 Naval Hospital. That makes one VA105Congratulations
'
of each for the Wights. go this week to

Leyh.M1 S Albert D. Chaney, Donald R. Ness,

A Fjwron Six, and Mike F. Koslowski for their
+ R
Q1;ri advancements to TN, SN, and SN,
4 x Continuous good work and out-
{ f .
standing ability as a leader in respectively.Lt
h First Lieutenant Division has (Jg) Philip J. Fragassl and

earned Richard D. Young AB1, the :i( his wife, the former Miss Mar-
> garet K. Lapierre of Corinth, :If.
title as this week's "White Hat of
WYNN(ING) SMILEThe the Week." Y., became proud parents recently
queen cf Atlantic City's Steel with the birth of a 7-lb., 5-of.
Pier, Carolyn Wynn, Ft. Lee, Born in Franklin, Ind., January ',
K. J. fiver off with an exciting 87, 1931, Young moved at the age baby girl.
look, which according to the of three with his family to Indianapolis YANKEE FAN FROM GEORGIA Wave Ann Mlse, AKAN -
,
Judgement MOlt experts just 20 miles north of I a cousin of the New York Yankees' famed slugger With modern woman putting up
would te capable *f 'muting roots for the Yankees daring ,the World Series J stTonclud&, such ,a false front; a. man may

1 the f.rc-mentl.ncd pier. Franklin and has resided there Ass, 9t Athens, G*., is attached U,the ,CoJDlnlssuyDcpa"tnt. never Of know- what* a.he's,up f against. .Y _





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8 October 1953 JAX AIR NEWS Page Fiv


Seaplane Speed Record Holder Once Flew 68 MPH


'I I I Red Ripp ers' of Yesteryear Get Taste of Speedy Jets 1:



SALTY HUMOR FROM ,'" : Nearly 30 years ago Rear command of the Red Rippersin {

HER AND THERE --t 'l Admiral Osborne D. Hardiison, August 1927 and held the {

: I Commander Fleet Air, Jacksonville post until June 1929. During ,

'There U a certain man among : set the world's record the first year of his commandthe i

ws today who la flirting with another I '. for ,seaplanes in a PN-7 by fly Red Rippers flew the old 1
man's wife," said the minister ing 68.4 miles per hour with a bi-wing Curtiss "Hawk" aboard 4

"Unless he puts $5 in the ...useful load of 4409.24 pounds. the flattop Lexington. In 1928 \
collection plate his name will be Last week he visited the the squadron became equipped

announced from the pulpit. famed "Red Rippers" of Fighter with the Boeing F3B-1 which ,\

When the collection plate came ..; Squadron 11, of which he had a top speed of approxi-

in there were 15 five dollar bills was commanding officer in mately 150 mile per hour.

and two dollars with this note attached 1928 as a Lieutenant Comman. .

: "Other three dollars pay der. This time he flew over IN 1932 TilE squadron was

day.," five times as fast in one of VF- re-designated from Bomber
S 11's F3D Skynight jets. Squadron One to Fighting

BM1: "Hey, boot you i' Capt. David McCampbell, Squadron Five. Prior to 1934
should have been on time at mus- .., .. < ,' .... commanding officer. of NAT- when Capt. McCaffree was detached

ter this morning.: PRIDE OF ITS DAy-one of the prop-driven bi-wlng planes TCenter, another former Red Naval aviation contin-

Boot: "Why, what' happened?" used F4B-2.by Pilots the ,"Red of Rippers" of .VF-11 around 1931-32 is this Boeing Ripper, accompanied Admiral ued to progress and so did the \
VF-11, among whom was Capt. Burnham McCaf- '
SAn free, commanding officer of NAS Jax, flew this type during the Hardison on the flight in another Red Rippers who had flown
Admiral watching a young thirties. two seated F3D flown the Boeing F4B-1, F4B-2 and

sailor working eagerly but clumsily .... by Lcdr. Robert J. Fossum. the Grumman FF-1.
on the quarterdeck, asked: Exams ForNROTC Admiral Hardison was pilotedby Early in July 1935 the squadron I

"HoW' long have you been in the Lcdr. Larry Flint, skipperof transferred to the carrier ,
Navy, son?" VF-11. USS Ranger for duty. Three '

'Two months," the boy replied, Set S years later Capt. McCampbell,

"How long have you been In, sir?" CAPT. BURNHAM C. McCaf- then a Lieutenant Junior i

The Admiral was taken slightly For Dec. 12The t +b Mr free, commanding officer of Grade, reported to the Red 1

aback but he good-naturedly answered eighth nation-wide com- NAS Jacksonville, a Red Rip- Rippers as assistant Engineering .
per member from May 1931 officer. He remained with '
: "Thirty
years. petitive examination for the Na-
until June 1934, was unable to the squadron for exactly two },
val
"It's hell, ain't it, the youngster Reserve Officers' Training
accept the re-union invitation. years.
sympathized. Corps program will be held Dec. a,
5,5 12, 1953, and at no other time Admiral Hardison assumed Capt. McCampbell, who

Doctor: "Is your cold any better regardless of circumstances, the I -"- '"" + found the F3D Skynight a very
?" Navy announced. r' comfortable plane, was serving .

Patient: "N w." I Four years of college training with VF-11 when the squadron

Doc: "Did you drink the orange with government assistance will bL" assumed the title of VF-4 in
juice after the hot bath?" be given to the successful candidates 1938. For the following two

'Patient: "Naw. After drinking and upon graduation they years the squadron operated

the, hot bath, I couldn't get the will be commissioned in either the C'R mostly aboard the Ranger fly

orange Juice down." I Navy or Marine Corps. Before FORMER "RED RIPPERS"- )qqq Yf ing prop-driven F3F's, and

I applying for retention as career Recalling the days of the bl- then became outfitted with I

"I said to her, whipser the three officer, the NROTC graduates will winters, two former Red Rip ': a q F4F3s. The designation was
little words that will make me serve on active 1 duty for four pers of Fighter Squadron 11 again changed in January 1941,
observed a reunion by going 4.
walk on air." years. this time to VF41.
aloft in the modern speedy F3- .
"What did she say?" About 2,000 students are expected D Skynight, now flown by the Y 1 S
"Go hang yourself." to be entered into the pro squadron. Rear Adm. OsborneB. RED RIPPER pilots flew
S gram' for ,the 1954 college fall Hardison, Commander Fleet F2II Banshees over Korea I

"I'm sorry-I quite forgot your term. Applications for examinations Air(top photo Jacksonville) 'on ,operations is briefed of while operating from the car-

party the Qther evening." are available to high school the Skynight by squadron rier USS Kearsarge during
"Oh, weren't you there?" seniors or graduates between 17 skipper Lcdr. Larry Flint. Admiral 195152. The late Comdr. Den ,
and 21 years of age and may be Hardison was skipper of ny P. Phillips, former squadron
VF-11 from 192729. Capt.
obtained at high schoools, colleges skipper, led the first combat
David McCampbell, commanding officer of NATTCenter, (right)
PO-of-the-Week and Navy Recruiting sta lowers himself into the cockpit of the Skynight. A member of the action in that carrier's his.
tions. They must be sent to the Red Rilppers during 1938.40, he was accompanied In flight by tory
Educational Testing Service in Lrdr. Robert Fossum, shown with the Captain. Capt. Burnham C. "The
speed maneuverabilityand
Honors At Center ,
I McCaffree: commanding officer of NAS Jax, another former member -
Princeton, N. J, by Nov. 21. comfort of
present day
I of the Red Rippers, was unable to attend the re-union. __ I
VF-ll's F3D Skynight is definitely .
fall To BondThis Three 'Old-Ti mers' Post 161 Years 762 EM EARNACADEMY in keeping with the

swift-moving of to-
( is the first in a new petty TRY progress

officer of f the week series at Total With Fighter Squadron 174BuPers The Navy announced the namesof ral day's Hardison Naval aviation stated ,after" Admi his!

the Naval Air technical training 12 Regular Marines, 20 Naval hop in the F3D of VF-11.

Center). with has finally caught up designation was changed to VA Reservists, and 130 Regular Navy lie went on to state, "I knowof
a record breaking VF-174 officer
Helping to. establish beach- who : 13A while aboard the flat-top enlisted men selected to study for no other present all weather
was establishing a new
heads under fire is nothing new USS Princeton. which its
appointment to the Naval Acade- Jet fighter serves
mark for "Old Timer" officers In
to Richard A. Bond
hospltalman, his Another "Old Timer" enlisted my. Those sleeted will go to the purpose better than does the
squadron each he
first class day was
an aviation medicine
serving. man Joined the squadron then, Naval Preparatory School at Bain- F3D Skynight.
technician at the Naval Air Technical Robert C. Cameron, A El. Together bridge, Md. to prepare for the Na- *5-
Training Center Dispensary. Lt. (jg) Arlo J. Jensen has received -
ever since, the two men stayed val Academy entrance examination
--- his orders to Chief of Naval Fellas Beware Of
in both world with the Fleet Air Jacksonvilleunit to be given In March 1954. ,
War II and the Air Basic Training at Pensacola through its change to VA- The men passing the test and who Chain Letters,
after flying 1,410 air hours in
Korean con 134 and finally to the present are otherwise qualified, will be en- Other GimmicksThe
the 44 months since he was as-
flict, Bond designation of VF-174 rolled in the Academy in July.
while serving signed to VF-174 as a Midshipmanin Defense Department
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with Marine divisions February, 1950. t-gart Ila1. 1'. / ss? a warned servicemen of the
made 5 mmmmm danger in "pen pals", "blind"

beach landings All but 425 of his flight hours 5S5SSSMHtaeewsnigK ydFAVN/ bdY ..r correspondence gimmicks, and

with surgical were flown in prop driven F4U ..-..-. V M, fs Iiat y' : projects involving gifts from
teams. i b, /: Corsairs and his hops have been .......... strangers.A .
During World *"...... made all ;the way from Norfolk, _....,... thorough study of the
.....INIIIIN..
War II, with Bond Va., to' the Caribbean and from .. II problem by the Public Relations -

the Seventh Amphib Group, he Jacksonville to the Mediterranean.He ... Advisory Council, composed
made 13 landings including Hoi. was flying F9F-6 Cougar Jets of service information

landia, Biak, the Philippines and when VF-174 received his orders chiefs, concluded that security
Okinawa. for transfer. risks are involved in such

lie landed both at Inchon and Despite his record breaking stay ; schemes.
that of other officer Understanding that the policy -
fct Wonsan in the Korea fracas which tops any
in VF-174 or" the entire Car- "discourages disclosure of
and was with the Marines at the
"Frozen Chosln" when the Chinese rier Air Group 17, Lt. (Jg) Jensen \' the names and addresses of
Communists launched their fell far short of the squadron's all- It \ personnel to well-meaning persons
'. :
attack in 1950. time longevity record. and organizations seekingto
5 establish an innocent and
After the Korean conflict he morale lifting interchange of
Seven eventful have been
years
was invalided home from the
correspondence with
military
logged as a "Hell Razor" by Joseph 4 T J
Hungman evacuation and spent addresses who are unknown to
Skapyak, A01, who can
seven months in the Naval Hos- those making the request," Defense
from leg claim the puzzling distinction of ._ ...._ .....
pital here recovering ------- -- stated that the Armed
wounds and frostbite. He then serving in four squadrons in one. i BON VOYAGE-Breaking up VF-174's' trio of "Old Timers Is Forces must be governed by
was assigned to the staff of the. When Skapyak began his ,tour Lt (jg) Arlo Jensen (right), who received orders for NAS Pensa the knowledge that subversive
; cola..Joseph Skapyak, AO1 left). and Robert Cameron AE1 ,
Naval Hospital Pensacola, and of duty back. in November, 1946, rec
; interests often hide behind
ord-holding enlisted "Old Timers" bid farewell to Jensen, who a
: he to Bombing Squadron
eame to NATTCwUr l h April reported held the record among officers throughout Carrier Air Group 17. facade of good appearance.
. 1W2. 81. Later that month the unit's The trio amassed a total of 1' and ene-half years In the squadron.





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><' : Fliers vs. Tampa U.'Breolhers.

F' l iv i ; ;, y, w./j1


....'..! ;. ? Nol On Your

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Life Conch Moylonder

:+ t.4 t. t' $ ,

I. Can eleven short breaths gag an opponent for GO min.

utes ? That and other questions will be answered when the

underdog Jax Navy Fliers tackle the University of Tampa

Saturday at 2000 at Phillips Field, Tampa, Fla.

The game will highlight a day-
writers' three-touchdown favorites
long Navy recruiting show in the
look like a pick of the Brooklyn
4 yt 4 Cigar City, during which time the
Dodgers over the New York Yan
Naval Air Station Band and Marine
kees.
Aviation Detachment Corps
.
"We',., been told it will takea
Drill Team will perform.

-_..._ .__.............._---_.---_.._...__._.._-_._._-._.----_... __._...___.___._.._. breather miracle to win," Head Coach
Regarded only as a on

AWAy'LlKE A BIRD-Quarterback Joe Wilkins (feet raised on right) gets away a quickkickIn the Spartans' schedule, Jax Navy, Dick Majlander frowned "If

I the second quarter action as Jax Navy defeated Shaw AFB of South Carolina, 13-0 last Saturday nevertheless, is imbued with con- that's the case, we've got the
Jax linebackers Homer Brinson (extreme left) and Everett Crews ((50)) follow the ball in flight magician to turn the trick.
The Fliers travel to Tampa Saturday for a night affair with the University of Tampa Spartans. trary ideas which make the sports After defeating Shaw Air Force

Base, 13.0, last week, the Fliers

Fliers Engulf Shaw 13-0 quickly turned their attention to

> a Ar a the Spartans, who were walloped
TIMEOUT 42-6 on the same afternoon by

Mississippi Southern, conqueror of

As Bishop Scores TwiceFootball's mighty. Alabama. .

In its first two games- of the

season, Tampa ran roughshod over
renowned equalizer, Dame Mud, threatenedto
hold Jax Navy and outclassed Shaw Air Force Base to Alabama State and South Georgia.

a standstill last Saturday at NAS Varsity. College with sophomore Quarter

By John' Charvat It wasn't until the third quarter that the :Fliers found back Bill Minahan pitching* for

the scoring key and inserted it properly for two touchdownsto good yardage on both afternoons.
After viewing Jax Navy in its Minahan t completed 11 of 16
13-0 for their initial win
engulf the Sumter, S. C. eleven, ,
13-0 shellacking of the pseudo- tosses against the State eleven
01 tne season.
football players from Shaw Air and followed with 9 of 14 againstthe
Jack Bishop Who Jingly
Slithering ,
Force Base, University of Tampa Shortly after, the visitors were Professors. Last year as a
accounted for all Jax
scouts: boldly stated they expected Navy'spoints forced to punt from their own 21. freshman he gained over 1,700
in a 12-7 loss to Fort Kenning -
the Spartans to "nudge" the Joe Wilkins booted 27 yards to yards on passing alone.
Sept. 19, duplicated the feat
Fliers by a comfortable margin. Bishop, who fought back for six Tampa's running game, which
by going all the way on jauntsof
Perhaps as good as five touch- 25 and 42 yards. yards at the 42. Line Coach Ed McNelll termed

downs. On the first play from scrim "Very fat," is led by Halfbacks -
Bishop Runs Wild
the Comet chugged AI Leathers and Charlie
througha
That's going a bit out on the The Carolina Comet added an mage
gaping hole made by Meyer and Harris. Charging hard from behind .
limb, maybe too far. Granted, all-important extra point after the
Lawhead on another quickopenerfor a line which tot
favorites but averages .
the collegians are second marker and was the whole
a six-pointer, pounds U Fullback Tom Speck,
please sir, by five TD's? READY FOR TAMPA- Re- show as he ground out 117 yardsin
the brunt of the punish- ((5-8, 200 pounds),
Enthusiasm was at a peak in celvinr 15 carriers of a team outputof
ment in heated argument In Right Guard Nick Waytovich,
a
the Fliers locker room immed 181 yards Joey Turman rippedoff STRIKES
the fourth quarter of the lax a little all-American choice for
iately after the encounter with Navy-Shaw AFB encounter 29 yards on five attempts and
two straight theSpartans'
'
here last fliers' Homer Biinson added 13 four SPARES years powers
the Sumter, S. C. eleven. "We'll Saturday, was on
guard Joe Fronko. The Farrell, forward wall. He's a
"
give Tampa a fit, Fullback Ho- Ties.Shaw's.
Pa. husky suffered a bruised SPLITSFive rugged customer at 190 pounds,
Brinson told this vapid offense could manage
mer department
but he's for
proboscis, ready and means business on every tac-
the Spartans of Tampa U. only 64 yards on the turf AI.
new members were welcomed
Saturday at Tampa. Jax Navy's inspired line, brilliantly kle.When
"The guys want to win this
into the 200 club this past quizzed about last week'

one bad, and the spirit is definitely led by Elmer Turner, Jer- week as keglers continued to paste game, Coach McNeill( said, "I was
Marine 33 Sets ry Dunn, Ron Lawhead, Currie
there to get the job done, the pins in the second week of pleased with every angle of defensive
Meyer and Joe Kurash, came roar-
the rugged Georgian added. Mainside bowling competition. play. The linebackers were
Ing in to spill enemy leather lug
Pace In NATTC "
noticeably improved.
gers time and again. Hitting the magic number were:
From Saturday's carnage Don Lamay of Fasron Six, who "Can't tell too much in weather

emerged one glaring fact, Touch LeagueBill turned the trick twice with 214 like we had against Shaw", '

namely, the press box at the THE YARDSTICK and 206; Jack Wilson of VC-62 averred McNeill, "but, I was never

football field should be In. Walters of Aviation Storekeeper Jax!5..Nay.....? First' Downs .foiltaW'..... ..AKB. 3 No. 1. 213; "Gunner" Feaster Fas worried about winning. It was

tlosed by glass. Ditto the"cabin" School in the NATTCen- 181........ Yards Rushing ........ 64 ron 109, 202; Jack Lucovsky, Sup just a question of time when we
14. ......... Passes Alt .......... 4 "
at Mason Field for future ter; Intramural Touch Football 4....,.... Passes Comp ......... 1 ply, 210; and Mills of VF-11 who would break through.
diamond seasons.It 47........ Yards Passing ........10 After scouting Tampa against
sticks indi
is the circuit'sscorers biased the for
League leading 228....... Total Yardage/: ........ 74 a new
would be nice to have transparent in games up to last Fri- 31......... Punting Avg. ......... 27 vidual high game of 246. South Georgia, McNeill advised
.0.i .......... Penalties .......... 41
material, if only as a pub day on the strength of two touch- 2........ Fumbles Lost ........ 2 Hitting the charmed circle for "It's a good all around college

lic relations gesture to visiting downs for 12 points.In the second time was Vii Cleplin- ball club, but I think we can take

scribes. second place is Merle Bryanof Wet conditions of the ball and ski, a perennial member of the 'em."

undefeated Marine Company field held action to a minimum in club, who picked up 200 pins. Starting Line-Up

evident the ozone. lax quarterbacks Zn Nary r. U. er Tamps
It has become
more 35 with nine points.
Top Ten Averages Wilson ((17U ...LlC..MCCloud (100)( )
with each game that without Other leading scorers are Ivan Whitey Sarrett and Dave Hilbreth Drown (230 .....LT .....Gnagey ((2.10)
Canes Aig.KessinRcr
Name ,,.. (180))
Lawhead (19-1) .LO Q\lanne
Jack Bishop, the Fliers are lack. Bennett, Co. 35; Art Sward, clicked on four of 14 attempts to FAW-11 ........11 175 Crews (210)) .....C ..... Greene ((185>
net 47 yards. Dumond Supply........ s 173Kdolo. Turner (2 .no .Waytovich (190{
ing: a constant scoring threat. MAD; Earl Luttrell, AK; Bob VP-18 ..............12 174 Meyer ((270)1\::::.RT.Colvard:: ((2601Cassell )
The Carolina Comet, who Rolland, AK, and George Wil- Cassell Catches Pair Clepllnski 1 Kssron 6 ....... U 172 (183) ....)IR.liter. (194'Sarrett )
per- Junior Cassell pulled in two of Jula. Hospital ............ 1 9 172 (180) ...;.qH.. Minahan (170))
tonally has accounted for all JaxNavy's helm, AO (Marines), all with six Morello :; J.6. .,......12 163Lamay Bishop (lJr)) ........... Leathers (185)
Sarrett's pitches for 14 yards and F :........ li 163 1 Turman (170) ...KII ..... Iiarris (170.
points in its first two points. .Nolloway, VC-63 No. 1 .... 11 163 Brinson '(19:5): ) ...FH.... Speck ( )
is modest athlete Last week's results: George Evans, a newcomer who I Mills V '-11 ............ 9 163 i Kickoff time: 20W at !'hllllp. Feld.
outings, a reluctant has shown a willingness to play Bertelson. VF-11 .......... 12 162 I Tamp. n.
to credit his achievements Monday-MAD 1, AO 0; Co. 36
the heads-up brand of ball demanded -
as anything but a team ef- 1; Spec. Servo 0; AK 13, AO
Coaches Dick May-
by
fort. (Navy) O.TuesdayTraFac.
lander and Ed McNeill, was on
However, his deceptive speed 1, Co. 34 0;
the receiving end of a 10-yard
and breakaway strides once he Co. 33 1; Co. 37 0. ,

reaches the enemy secondary are Wednesday-AE 1, Spec. Servo toss. 9a
skies which sha
tools which stamp Bishop as the. 0; Co. 36 8, AO (Marines) 6. Threatening ro.
dowed the field I before kickoff
man to watch throughout the Thursday-TraFac 1, AO
time, disappeared in the early moments -
reason. (Navy) 0; Co. 35 6, Co. 37 2; Co. :
of the first quarter, onlyto ;.r .
-.*. 331 1, Co. 34 0.MiU.Slingers.
reappear In the fourth chapterand
Heartening news to basketball erupt with blinding force to

Coach Frank McCaffrey was Clash
send a small crowd of 1,500 scurrying -
received this week
word early
Weisel and With Bullets Oct. 22 for shelter.
that lettermen Ward Following an exchange of punts

Bob Reinhardt, currently off the Jax Navy and Marine varsity and pass interceptions early in

station, might be around for the with third Jax gained
boxing team will tangle the period, Navy *

coming campaign. mitt-sluggers from Green Cove possession on the enemy 42. Tur S

However, ex-Illinois eager Springs at the NATTCenter Aud man swept right end for 14 yards

Roger Stelma, a slow starter with itorium Thursday, Oct. 22. It will and Bishop carved- another threeon

the Fliers, but nevertheless a lad be the first of a homeandhomeseries a counter. --.-.-- ---

with lots of potential, was lost between the leather pushers. With a second and seven situation
HERE'S MUD IN
TOUR EYE-Perhaps that's what Al Brown,
for the '53-54 season due to on the 25, Bishop carried on
of Fasron Six is thinking as he lags the leather over soggy turf
forthcoming transfer to Norfolk. Last night the Jax varsity a quick-opener between left guard during action In the Faston Six-FaetuLant: touch grid contest\ at

McCaffrey will build around traveled to Camp Stewart, Ga., and tackle for a touchdown. Ills Mainside. Coming up to prolde support Is Fasronite Pete Glo-

Zoda and for smoker the soldiers try for the extra point was vannini. Fasron Six: won this win, 310. All touch'football game
Bob Grabaz, Vince a against played so far have been contested on muddy fields caused by the

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October 1953 JAX AIR NEWS, Page /


Initial Drills For VC-62, FAW-11 M'


\t tY Cage CandidatesSlated i 6V1 i, Dominate HAS '


MondayVeteran Keg LeagueShowing 1

w their heels to the 1
Coach Frank McCaf-
rest of the field in Mainside In'j

S.i .:1"\'' frey announced the formal openIng tramural bowling competition are i
of basketball practice for the the
1 v keglers of VC-62 No. 1 and

"\ 1953.54 dribble season will open FAW-11, t J JI

Monday, Oct. 12, at 1600 in the The Air Wingers reigned su- I I

Mainside Gym, Building 3. preme over Personnel and VF- j\ '

Upwards of 40 candidates are !..aTOUCIIDOW'N v 174, defeating both by {.o scores. i
xr expected for the initial week of M. L. Kessinger was the big gun

f ee w light scrimmage and calisthenics. in both contests, mustering a
Returning to form the nucleus score of 534 after getting a highof
of the '53.54 varsity will be Bob t 527 in the first game.

.. Grabaz, Mr. Basketball here for VC-62( blanked ComFairJax:, 4-0,

MEDAL WINNER-This display two seasons, rangy center Vince knocking over 2233 sticks to the
of trophies is the possession -- Zoda, and the jumpin' Kentuckian losers' 1963, and defeated Per-

of Lcdr. Robert Monday Dick Tate. sonnel, 3-11 2139-1957. A 507 by
of the Jax Navy pistol team. Junior Varsity grads Eddie the winners' Delois Holloway was
lie holds a class AA rating
with the .22 in police meets Burgoyne and Junior Cassell SCAMPER- 'II the highlight of the battle with
and a Class A status with the Indicated they were both ready Ronald Roland of Aviation z the Staffers.
.38 and .45. Lrdr. !Munday, who for "higher education". Storekeeper School snags a (
started I pass and scampers for a touch- I Lurovsky Topples 513
shooting
only a I
year
ago, also holds' a marksman Aside from the scheduled down against Aviation Ord- VP-18 took three points from .,
rating in the National Rifle Sixth Naval District Tournamentat nance Navy in a NATTCenter I Hospital in a thriller, with Dob
Intramural touch football loop
Association standings. the completion of the cam- fracas. The Storekeepers won, J y Bachman carving out a 532 lor
paign and a possible Christmas 130. the Patrolmen. Pinfall was close,

Friday DeadlineFor tourney, the Fliers will tackle .a 22712212.

formidable 30-game slate. In a highlight of the week, Sup-
Fusron Six Defenders 1
Fall Cup "More and better competitionis ply's bombers waylaid VP-18, 3.1, :
the keynote this year," Coach assisted by Jack Lucovsky's 513. '

McCaffrey indicated. 'The. schedule Continuing in strong style the
Golf ,
TourneyAn calls for a lot more colleges Hold Foes Scoreless Storekeepers pasted Fasron 109, .

annual highlight on the Na in the southeastern" area, all of 3.1, despite a 492 total by Fas- '

val Air Station's expansive links 'em toughies. Fasron Six, VP-16 and Personnel are knotted in a first ron's "Gunner" Feaster. Supply

scene, the Fall Cup Tournament, Candidates must bring their place tie in the Mainside intramural touch football league toppled 2165 pins to the Beavers'

gets underway this weekend 'on own shoes and shorts to practice after the second week of competition.The 2016.-
the local sessions. Workouts will beheld 2506 For Fasron Six
greensward. Fasronites, who have yet Building 200 athletes were John
Fasron
Deadline daily, Monday through Six's potent keglers
for entries is
tomor- to be scored upon, gained their Dvorotnak, Ron Rosen, and Bill
with Friday, in anticipation of a picked up two shutout wins, setting -
row evening last
,
many win
,
second straight powerhouse Bailey
minute late November debut. aside VP-16 and Preventive
hopefuls expected to a 31.0 decision over FaetuLant on out two victorieslast i
VP-16
ground Medicine. A
swell the starting field Jax Navy will not field a Junior mighty 555 performance
soggy terrain. week, displaying a potent Don
All Naval personnel with an Varsity this year for actionin by LaMay helped the
eligible handicap may participate the Jacksonville City League. Powerful-running Jim Aller led overland game in both contest cause in the first encounter with t

by merely entering their The varsity roster will include the scoring parade with two touchdowns The Patrolmen overwhelmed Fae- LaMay's 533 and Vic Cicplinski's
achieved tuLant, 37.0, and VC-62, 206. 544 providing the fuel for
by surefootingthe
| name on the golf shack bulleI 12 men for road games, with pos a sea-
surface. Tom Mayton led the victors in son's high team series of 2506 in
I tin board sibly 15 being issued suits at muddy
or by phoning extension
both outing with 20 and 13 points, ,
the second win.
in for the
8157.Players home. Also on the scoring .
will be bracketed into respectively.The torrid passing combination The "Red Rippers" of VF-1I,
flight according to picked up 3.1 wins over VF-174
handicaps,
of Ed Burgoyne to Len
FOOTBALL SPECIALFor and VJ2. A mere five pins separated -
with the
as many flights as en- Shrf\er clicked for three touchdowns -
the clubs at the finish of
tries necessitate. I
in Personnel's %7-6 parting
Week of October 10
the first match, 21632158. N. L.
Competition will be on
a
< of highly-regarded 0 & R.
match-play basis, with one match Penn State ............?....................... VI. ................................ Boston U. Tex" Weslerman could not find Bertelson paced the "Rippers" in

played per week. All first round Cornell ...........-................................ V I. .......?................................ Navy the right combination to move both contests.
matches must be played by Sat Nebraska ......................................... v.. ................._.......... Pittsburgh against Personnel's rapidly-Im Hospital, led by Paul J la's I

urday, Oct. 17. Houston ........................................... vs. M.................................. Detroit proving defensive array. 467, sparkled in a 3.1 win over

An entry fee of $1 will go Illinois ............................................. vs. M......................._. Ohio State Fasron 109 chopped out a 13.6 Fasron 109.Mainside. .

toward the purchase of tro- Kansas .........................."............... vs .................?............. Colorado decision over VF-ll'a "Red Rip

phies. All prizes in each might Marquette ..._................................. vs. .................................... Indiana pers," with the Beavers scoring Net

will be equal, one going to Minnesota ....................................... V I. ........................ Northwestern taken care of by Jerry Jordan on
I the winner and runner-up( of Missouri .......................................... vs ......................_.._...... S. M. U. a quarterback sneak and on a Lead

each bracket. Oklahoma ....................................... VII. ..................................... Texas long pass to Giles' for a second SnaredBy

-The women's division of the Purdue ...........................................- vs. .......................-............... Duke score.

Fall Cup Tournament is expected Tulsa .....................:.......................... vs. ................................ Alabama> NARTU fought back after an BeaversFasron

to begin Monday. Same rules Auburn ............................................ \'s'o .................. Mississippi State opening week loss to overwhelm
apply] for the femmes as for Maryland ........................................ vs. .................................... Georgia Supply, 32-6 and show a bit of 109's Beavers, with
men's competition.! Tulane ............................................. \,'. ....??.......?_?.- Georgia Tech the offensive that three wins in as many outings,
strong game
." Arkansas! ....................... ..............." vs ................................... Baylor helped the Reservists the leads the pack after the second
Faetu Shows Texas A. and M .........*................. vs. ..._....................... Texas Tech bunting last season.Civilian cop week in the Mainside Intramural

California ....................................... vs..N................. PennsylvaniaPredict 4 0 Volleyball circuit.
Last week the leaders defeated

Right Way In ( The Score of Thh ,01\141)) Golfers a strong VP-16 outfit, 15-J, 8-13:',

15.13, and followed with a con

Grid Special Jax", Navy ..........."...............0...-......, vs. ..................... Univ. of Tampa Continue TourneyWith vincing 1511. decision over VC-62,15-5,

1 Missing only three of 20 selections the finals of the championship Tied for second place with "

and predicting upsets on Name .............................?.............-................. Rate/Rank. ........................ bracket yet to be decided three wins in four tries are Fas-
four occasions, Milton Powers, (First) (Last) competition in the civilian ron Six: and VP-16.
AEAN, of Faetulant DetachmentTwo golf tournament is still in prog After gaining a forfeit win ever .

won first place in the weekly Unit Assigned To ............................................. Phone......i............._...\ ress.Most VC-62, the Fasronites set back
.
Jax: Air News Football Special contestants have been FaetuLant 15-6, 15-12, but were

for games of Oct. 3. keeping away from the links in then thumped by VP-16, 15-3., 15-
One hundred and forty two ICULES anticipation of dry days to come 13. I j

entries flooded the contest editor's 1. T. enter the rote JOB limply Indicate your choice of each -if ever they will. VF-I1'a Red Rippers gained two I
desk from all winner by plating an (X) or circle the team yov aelect to win. If you .
as personnel wins both via the forfeit -<
predict a tie pie, place II (T) after the lames of frame yon think will The first flight championshipwas route,
commands of the station showeda play to a tie score decided last week when from O&R and Operations. /
desire to cop one of the three losses t. nnlea All fame predicted.S are .to be predicted on an even bail*. Tie e.... ft* Charles Boucher pitched and 4 8 '

prizes of merchandise chits. r. the! space provided Indicate the were of the fame picked M ft putted his way to a 4 and 3 vic- Tra Fac Holds LeadIn
In a two-way tie for second tiebreaker I. rae of n tie the person with the mo" nearly correct
tory over John Plew.
will wla the contett.
place Dan Dennis ATAN, score .. ... ,..
were 4. Efttry blank Ueomnlelelr filled eat will .t .Hln Herb Pinney will defend his Volleyball Loop
of FaetuLant Detachment Two, Contestant* most make all the .election pin Indicatinf the score of the
one tiebreaker t* be eligible.a. championship against the winnerof Scoring a pair of victories last
and FaetuLant.Kenneth Both Reid,fumbled AT3, also four of It U .automatically In the erect excluded ft rime I I.from postponed the contest jtr r-ot'h.clul.d final raUa,*for. any re.... the still unplayed match be- week, Training Facilities kept its

C. Kntry blank mist be submitted not later than 1TM: Friday fo tween brother Rod and Ray Kennedy unblemished record intact In the
selections, as did a dozen other Service Bolldinr, 830, or to
the In Air N/w* OfHc In tile Special any NATTCenter Intramural Volleyball -
entries. ., the conffBleat pickup point. thronnhoBt the atatlon.
and elUlIl. peraonnel. the exception; of ,..r. In second flight play Leonard League.
Over two dozen entries were received All military I eater ,.. ,.
*..a of Ike Jax Air New, are eligible& U the $ Eubanks must still meet Nick Manager Stan Ray's netmen,
Monday morning through I. Only one entry to cash parses will, be allowed
.... Pulignano for the title. Frank however, were hard pressed to
yard mail but were automatically t. Winner will be announced !I. the Ju Air Hew Ike Th. '
MUwlac the "Saturdays on which the came I* played. McCaffrey clashes with Bob defeat the Guides in a three-
]] eliminated. Entries must be
PRIZES Johnston and George Gemming game match, 15.9, 7-15, 1510.
in office no
the Jax Jiir News
: '
before Fri... UUIinc $10 I. merchandlie chit will be awarded the fop meets Mike "Slugger" Cascone in Earlier they had downed AE
later than 1700 the Friday three enlrle. Mrnt piece U asp eron4 place i I. S3, sod third plan t* f%. third flight semifinals matches. School, 15-13, 15.12-
the games.
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ffogo Eight JAX AIR NEWS 8 October 1953


''' .... ',: No Fires Past Year
Serious
600,000 v. ,
FIRES I .; ::4 L-


EVERY are about YEARThere 600,000 J Attention to Fire Prevention


building fires every year in t;

the U. S.I Here is where mostof Year-Bound Program Here
them occur (according to

the latest available figures)t
Dwellings 336,000 The Nation is alerted one week each year, Fire Preven

Apartments 44,600 tion Week, to the deadly and wasteful struction of fire, but
Stores and Shops_ 28,500Manufacturing M i.,; here at the Naval Air Station fire prevention is a year-round.

plants 36,500 program, '
Garages & Groups of military and civilian
Filling daily for; undetected fire hazards,
Stations _._ 25,500 personnel are indoctrinated regularly
L --r-.r the latest safety methods.,are applied
Hotels & Rooming on ways and means of preventing '
to those areas considered<
Houses __, 24,200 and controlling fires, and
N..N hazardous and rules and
regulations

Restaurants & Taverns.. 16,000 in ,the use of .fire appliances.
enforced
*' are strictly all over
Theaters & Amuse Informative phamphlets are distributed the: station.
ment Halls __ 4,600 in a continuous effort to
Fire Prevention Week
During ,
Churches 3,000 keep personnel aware of the ever
October 4-10 Lt. Col Paul Trietel
,
,
Schools & Colleges 3,400 present dangers of, fire, and even
Hospitals & Institutions the younger set, tots in the nur- ; NAS Security officer; Fire Chief

_._._._.._ ...._. 1,400 TIIEY'LL DO IT EVERY TIME-Contrary to all rules of safety sery, first graders, Cub Scouts and Donald Moran, and members of
personnel still pile sweaty, greasy rags and clothes In piles Boy Scouts, are educated on fire : fire units here ask everyone ta
unattended for a long period of time. This fire is one example of make a concerted effort to elimInate *
spontaneous Ignition, caused by greasy clothes, at the left. Alert. safety i
All Hands AlertedContinued fire haazrds in homes offi-
ness of personnel smelling smoke, prevented complete loss of the S e t ,
building I ces, shops and working areas
( from Page 1) EMPLOYEES inspect the base *

ranged for all Cub Scouts on the Ss, : LAST YEAR there was not one
Perish IN r ; f':'itifi:; ;;:' ni
Station, and will be given at Fire 5,697 % t single' serious fire at the Naval.

Station No. 2, Building 553. Totsin
Air Station. Some might have
the nursery and first graderson 27 Worst FiresIn been disastrous but for personnel

the station will be participat who reported them promptly,

ing in. fire drills, and coloring
special U.S.
HistoryThrough Here Is a list of responses of
booklets.
fire prevention fire apparatus for the period from:
'
sIt the years fires and Sept. 1, 1952 to Sept: 1, 1953.

Is planned that members of explosions, have resulted ,in millions Some activities can be proud of
the NAS Structural and Crash of dollars in property dam- these figures. Others need to acquire -

Units will conduct drills for the age, and worst yet: in tragic the fire prevention habit

Fire Chief and other Fire Depart. loss, of lives Listed below are 195S '1958

ment personnel from the City of United States and Canadian fires Overhaul and Repair .... 13 23

Jacksonville, as well as membersof that have rung the death toll at Supply ........,.......m........... 6 3
the Jacksonville Chamber of 5,697 lives lost. Figures show the Public Works .--:............ 7 2

.. Commerce number dead in each instance. VVfr NATTC ............................34 118

Posters, signs and displays are 1871 Peshtigo, Wis., forests, Mainside .......................... 23 39
located at strategic points over 1,152 Naval Hospital ................ 2 11

the base as a reminder to person 1903 Chicago, Ill Iroquois ....- .. NARTU ............................ 5 1
nel, and time cards, pay cards, Theatre 602 STILL WITH US-Dally reminders don't seem to be enough FAW-11 Activities ..._... 2 10
All rules tell to watch for lighted cigarettes
and even cafeteria napkins carry 1908 Collinwood, Ohio, Lake for some or people.burning objects safety while dumping us trash in the Dempster- Housing Are'as ............... 8 10

fire prevention slogans. View School 175 Dumpster. The damage is not the thing here. So,many calls are Security _....................... 0 (0
The Fire Division will hold open 1911 New York City .Triangle made to extinguish fires in these dumpsters that it ties up apparatus False Alarms

house all week, with visitors welcomed Shirtwaist Factory 145 constantly (Malicious) -.._.......... 2 12
Fire Chief Donald Moran 1918 Minnesota forest fires -
;, 12,000 Americans Die
has announced. 559 Total .........................102 229

1927 Montreal theater 78 Needlessly Each YearIn Not included in this computation

1929 Cleveland, Ohio, Clin- are 49 calls made for brush
ic Hospital the last decade fire has killed fires and fires off the station. Nei-

1930 Columbus, Ohio, State more than 100,000 persons ther do this year's figures include

Penitentiary 320 and burned or disfigured many Dempster Dumpster and trash

1934 Asbury Park, N. J hundreds of thousands more. fires, which accounted for the
SS Moro Castle largest percentage ,in 1952.
Each about 12,000 Americans
year
1937 New London, Tex.,
school 294 die needlessly in fire and

1940 Natchez, Miss., dance more than twice that number are Doff Your Hat
Remove, cellar, attic and closet
"Junk!" hall 207 severely burned or disfigured;

1942 Boston, Mass., Cocoa- for life. Old people and pre To The AlertFirefighters
Grove Club
nut Night 492
school children are the principal
1942 St. Johns Newfoundland
-
victims of fire.
hostel 99 Every day there are 920 home

1944 Hartford, Conn., circus fires. 33 deaths by fires. The Station pays tribute this,

168 78 store fires. 100 factory fires week, Fire Prevention Week, to

1944 Cleveland, Ohio, gas 130 _.:"IIt W 8 church fires. 9 school the Station's Fire Division, along ..

plant POOR JOB Definitely ,a fires. .4 hospital fires. with fire divisions of all other
1946 Chicago, Ill., LaSalle bad job of electrical wiring is units. ..
Hotel 61 the one above. Notice the bare
Normally the first to be calledon
1946 Atlanta, Ga., Wy e- wires, taped wires, open sockets A Pocketful of Sixpence, in time
of structural emergency
PRE ENI coff Hotel 122 for ,a-fire everything to lust When waiting in A Snoot Full Of Rye, the Station's Fire Divis-
11 1947 Texas City, Tex.,
doubt'of how to wire unit
a ion has three engine companiesand
Waterfront Explosion 468 A Cigarette In Bed(
THE; call the Public Works department *one hook-and-ladder com-
- 1949 Effingham Ill. St. An- Prevent fire hazards suchas
,
-
PREVENTION'
I FIRE
TONIC thony's hospital 74 this. What A Way To Die! pany in constant readiness. In

.....:.-- 1949 Toronto, Can., SS addition, two fully-equipiped fir.
SAVES Noronic 118 engines. are held in reserve.
"
,tlVES. HO"'ES JOB$ The services of these men
-- ', 1950 Davenport, Ia., Mercy
extend well beyond their duty
OIRITIONS': Hospital 41
of fire
fighting.
u.oeslMv.,t.tor"'".,"I t.GaR1o,4 o... K'Wtte.::tw Wyur. 1951 Elizabeth, N. J., air- They maintain a year-round
.twr m.N"A u> '#lIIallf lot",E.U craft 55
,iItf'.lfi1I I''rfl' ho...........,#..... L."I,."IIn;.,., 1952 Moses Lake, Was, training program,' stressing ways,
RDon't
tMII,.lkr""+ rl.l''t. rmaKf'r' aircraft 88 -mot of preventing fires and the use
'' of first aid fire appliances.
;rf 'It!,1 ..
"
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Prevention They train the youth of todayto
Fire Two little rabbits got lost in J
Commltte Keep matches away from be careless! with recognize the ever present
the woods and had a hart.raising I
:NAS,. vA '., children! cigarettes! dangers of fire. '
.. ;..':.+ experience. They.. participate in station-

r, tlmanfrllxtSall. "y lted,; ". .._ wide affairs,' where the multitude .

Here's A List Of Only Few Of File's'CausesCause fire gathers prevention and is close essential.attentionto

They, are constantly on the
No or Fires Loss alert for better methods and

Smoking and Matches..............................:............................h.. 96,800 X56,600,000Misuse equipment to insure the safetyof

TIRE PREVENTION TONIC- of Electricity..NN..NN-N......_.........._... .._..._...........N... 75,800 88,000,000 every individual here.

Prevento! That's word of seen Defective Heating Equipment......................................_.._.._ 50,000 ,""" 50,000,000Careless The installation's fire prevention
the
lax throughout Air News the pages the past few Handling and Use of }flammable .; 41,20Q.r; 50,700,000 record is good-and those

weeks. Here it is, a sure fire Defective or Overheated chimneys and F1ues..._.._._...._ 31,000 26,000,000 who are in charge of carrying

prevention tonic to save lives, Children Playing with Matches.............._....__.__..__ 20,100 7,340,000Sparke out this continuous program at

thing homes, ,and Jobs.direction Doesn't are cost easy a on Roofs.........._.._._..._._.___........_....__._..... 16,000 11,400,000 all units are deserving of a "Pat-.

to follow On-The-Back" from all hands.


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