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Title: Jax air news
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Language: English
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: October 29, 1953
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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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Rabies Avoid Squirrels Endemic; I Pilot Of First Atlantic Hop Gets First Jet Ride Here'' fl j

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The Navy pilot who made the ADMIRAL READ spent \
In Duval CountyRabies
world's first aircraft crossing ly an hour aloft in an F3D-2 .

in animals In endemic the Atlantic, in May, 1919, Rear Skynlght as it soared to an :dI I

In Duval County and although Admr. Albert C. Read, (retired), titude of 10,000 feet and 1't

no cases in human beings took to the air again last weekat simulated dive bombing 't
have been reported, the NAS Jax, for his first flight His pilot was Lcdr. Lawrence 5)I

danger is always present that in a jet aircraft.lie Flint, commanding officer
some Individual bitten by a made the flight with members VF-ll's "Red Rippers".

rabid or Infected animal, may of Fighter Squadron .11, "Th ground was sure 1
remain untreated and develop one of the Navy's, oldest car- past us fast!" exclaimed the

this dread disease for which rier-based squadrons and a vet. miral as he climbed from

the only cure lies In its pre eran of Korean action. (Please Turn to Page 8, Col. ) 1'0 1

vention. )1

TIIAT'S TOE report given !
by the office of Capt. WarrenE. \

Klein, senior NAS Medical LEn 1
officer, which further related fW S ,

that rabies docs not exist only ; IDl
in infected dogs and cats, but M

is harbored in the squirrel ,
population aboard the station -
and adjoining areas. VOL-11 No. 29 U. S. N. A S. Jacksonville, Fla 29 Oct. 1953 uI.

It is a relatively simple mat
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ter to incarcerate a dog or cat
Coveted 'E' MODERN JET-Rear
after being bitten, but it is TRIES ,
Adm. Albert C. Read (retired)
difficult to corral a squirrelfor l. who made the world's firs
observation. Awarded To crossing of the Atlantic by air
Preventative treatment for In 1919, asks a question qf Karl
Roberta, AI)3, about the cockpit -
rabies is a minimum of 14 injections VP-3 HereWhen of this' VF-11 F3I Skynl ht.'
given beneath the Admiral Read had his first jet
skin of the abdomen., This not two units of Fleet Air flight here, with Lcdr. Lawrence -
uncomfortable Wing Eleven were awarded At- Flint, commanding officerof
only ,
proves VF-11 .
as pilot.Changes
of vaccine is not lantic Battle l Efficiency "E" =
but the use - ---- --- -
without danger of severe com- awards for 1953 in ceremonieslast In

plications, adds the Medical E'6 Friday, it marked the first Supply
office warning time that two squadrons of the

SIX PEOPLE have been bit same wing have simultaneouslywon Stock Recording
the coveted honors.
ten here recently by squirrels.
sx Patrol Squadron 3 of NAS Jax RevealedResolutions
Bites were reported at once System
earned its plaque for being the
to the Infirmary and treat-
ment started. most efficient land based patrol of problems and t
squadron; Patrol Squadron 45 of methods to conserve
Warning: Avoid t feeding, mlnpowtl'i i
NAS Coco Solo won its award and funds were dlsc s$4 representatives
molesting, handling or attempting __ _,
for
to make pets of "'''''''W'.W ''"V- WWNNWN6 being judged top sea plane of the Fleet? Training -t
animals. AT "E" CEREMONY-Comdr, George Ghesqulre, commandIng patrol squadron. and Shore Base Commands at a
squirrels or stray officer of Patrol Squadron Three, holds the 1953 Battle Efficiency e week's conference of Aviation I .f
"E" Award won by the squadron. The award was presentedat
Capt. Harvey r, Burden,
rep- Supply Officers' In Philadelphia recently -
ceremonies last Teft to Comdr. litnry ,
Friday. right are, Lloyd I
,
Jax Bases Most VP-3 operations officer; Capt. Theodore O. Dahl, CommanderFleet resenting Vice Adm. John J. .'
Air Wing 11; Comdr, GheSqulre'i Capt. Harvey Burden, rep- Ballentine, Commander in Chief Capt. Norman A. Helfrlch, NAS
resenting Vice Adm. John ne and Rear Adm. Dejbejt) Air'' Forces Atlantic Fleet and ..
Efficient, Says S. Cornwell, in awarding the'plaque, and Comdr. Edward Seller Rear Adm. Dclbert S. Cornwell, sided Jax Supply at the and convention Fiscal oCflcerj'pt'; "-

Available Slashed Commander-Fleet Air Wings, At-
Money ONE OF the big changes, Captain
Engineer Group lantic, presented Patrol Squadron -
Hclfiich has revealed, Is'H.
3 with a plaque commemorating
"Jacksonville's military bases Cut In Mess the occasion. He declared: I'evolutlonary's"tent for stock recording I
Daily storage, and Issue
are among the most efficient I "Thb award means that this Inventory I
have seen", said Brig Gen. Dwight squadron has the highest overall of supplies. -

F. Johns, national president of the marks in competitive exercises, A Federal Identification Number

Society of American Military Engineers Portions OrderedPersonnel inspections, fleet exercises, availability for procurement will, when

after a tour here. of aircraft, deploymentsand the system; Is put Into effect, fee

NAS Jax, NAS Cecil Field, and who have noticed a slight decrease in the safety" used In lieu of the present Navy

Naval Station Green Cove Springswere portions of food served at the daily mess should not look as- a a Stock Numbering'System. ,
visited by two bus loads of kance at "The Chief of the Mess. There's a reason for tho Comdr. George C. Chesquicre, TillS WILL change the present
military engineers Monday as partof cutback.. commanding officer of VP-3 accepted classification of materials as well

their national i semiannualmeeting. The Bureau of the Budget has the plaque on behalf of as prohibit the current sequence
tional milk. Since milk had been his squadron and congratulatedall stowage, since the Federal Identification
Rear Adm. Osborne B. Hard! substantially reduced the money increased the most, it would, of hands. Number- composed of

son, Commander Fleet Air Jack available for the operation of (Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 4)SMARTLY ) VP-3 was commissioned as VB- the 'federal class number of two

sonville, arranged the SAME tour general messes during this fiscal 126 at NAS Whidbey Island, digits with two additional digits
of the three Navy bases. l tW Washington in March 1943. for sub-grouping followed by two
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year.As N i. v
Capt. John W. n'ngtom- a result, personnel here, as 4 'S groups of non-significant numbers:

manding officer of NAS Cecil well as at other naval activities, Chief Of NAT Training: of three and four respectively..

Field, welcomed the group Monday will enjoy less of the "extras" Conducting Inspection Prior to this change, provision
morning on behalf of ,Com- normally served at the daily will continue to be carried In Class
Rear Adm. Wendell G. Switzer, -
FalrJax. Then the SAME member 56 under the Navy system. The
messes.
Chief of Naval Air Technical
watched Tighter Squadron a first letter of the name of the
Training, arrived Tuesday for an article to be ordered Is used to
174 pilot put their swift Jets/ assist
This does not mean that per informal inspection of NATTCen-
In Identification.
through high speed parses and The Fed.
sonnel ter's schools and facilities.
at the Mainside, NATT-
eral Identification number wilt
field carrier landing prartlc" A
demonstration was Center, and Mayport messes will Admiral Switzer is accompanied change all this.
fire-fighting
not eat well, for the quality and by a party of 22 officers and
also given.During The new designation number In-
quantity of food prescribed and four enlisted men. '
the tour of NAS Jax (Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 2)), ,
intended by the Navy Ration Law
the military engineers saw the
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will be maintained.

jet Dunker ejection operated seat and by Faetu the Dilbert personnel It docs mean that savings gen- AGO School Group Boards Midway

and observed operations at crated by voluntary absenteeswill I

the partment.huge Overhaul and Repair de no thedaily longer be ration available prescribed. to Increase _Off Mayport As Part Of Training ,

During the afternoon part of the In the past these savings have Seventy-one Ensigns and ten
group visited Green Cove Springsto been used to provide extra fruits staff members from Aviation based at Pensacola.

observe the mothball fleet, and fruit juices, pickles, olives, Ground Officers' School at NAT Since the'Midway is currently

while others toured the Port of cheese, sliced tomatoes and other TCenter embarked Tuesday on a operating ,in the Mayport area,
Jacksonville by boat. salad bar dishes, additional eggs, three day cruise aboard the USS 'Capt.. David McCampbell, commanding
desserts and up to four times as Midway.For I' officer of NATTCenterand
much milk .as allowed. '''''''' V-" ''''''''..,..._ many' of the officer stu Comdr. Gerald D. Myers
Still Need Teachersfor ., a OUTFITTED dents, it marked an initial expo- traIning. officer of AGO School

College Courses '"These" Items will still be serv- Adding forms you're to the likely variety to,of see uni-on sure to shipboard life,' and this conferred with ComFairJax and

Qualified teachers are still ed, but not as frequently," explained the station; are the newly-de indoctrination serves, as a pre- arranged" for AGO students to(
needed for College Extension I Lcdr. George H. Davis, signed Woman Marine summer view of what they can expect spend three days aboard the

courses at the Naval Air Tech- Commissary officer, who went on and right)winter. Wearing uniforms the summer(left to during the next three years. giant 'carrier.This .

nical ,Training Center. Those to say that most of the cutback outfit of pinstripe dress and The Midway cruise deviated not only saved the gov
will be in the milk ration. At coat trimmed' green Is'Sgt. from the former AGO School ernment over $600, but permittedthe
interested should contact the
popular request the biggest per- Mary Rominyk. In the restyled procedure of observing shipboard officer students to observe

Building Information-Education 500. Office, centage of the previous savingshad Both green are is Pfe.students Marjorie at Eitsman.ANP) operations aboard the carrier,oPerations under far mon.

been used to* provide, add, School at NATTCenter., training carrier, USS Monterey realistic conditions.
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rubllnhed l every Thursday for Navy and Marine ctlvltles at Natal Air CATHOLIC
Station. Jacksonville, Fla.
NAS, J cki..,UU Sunday, Mass-0800( 0900 1000.- '
Capt. Burnham C McCaffre .......COmmandlr.'OrtlCf'r St. Edward's Chapel.
Comdr. James 1L Armstrong .I.Executive OMlcer
F1e.1 Mr J&tk..arlll. Saturday-0800.
Rear Adm. Otbbrne B Ilardlicn .. ..Coraroandfr Daily-0630.
Capt. Howard V. Hopkins Ief of Staff
0630-Mass at Hospital
Fleet Air HUE EleTtB Sunday,
Capt. Theodore Dahl .____......__............-......Cornmnnder
Comdr. Frank D. Heyer .. .............................Chief ,sua Officer Chapel.MORMON
Hlul Air Techalral' Tralalif DealerCapt.
> I ... ExecutheOfficerNarai l NATTC
.u 1930-Wednesday
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Comdr. Richard S.mStuart .'... -
IlMpttal Chaplain's Office.
Capt. Edward S. Lowe ..... .Command Officer
Capt. 1. A. Newton ....-... ..?. Executive Officer CHRISTIAN SCIENCE
MAIIIU 1900TuesdayNATTC- Chap-
Capt. John r... Counlhan -...Commanding Officer
Comdr. Anthony Irutto' ............. ........................Executive Officer Iain's Office.

The JAX AIR NEWS la published weekly at the U. S. Naval Air Station PROTESTANT0930All
Jacksonville. Florida, and printed commercially: with non-appropriated funds Saints' Chapel.
at no to the government; and In'compliance with NAVEXOS P-35, Rev.
Nov 194 expense,.. Copies are distributed free of charge; at the Naval Air Station the 1100-AH Saints' Chapel
Naval Air Technical Training Center... Naval Air Reserve Training Unit, Naval APPLE BUNKERS The
Air Station Cecil Field and the U. ;:t. Naval Hospital. 0915-Naval Hospital Chapel.
Muller children, Kathy, Anne
Editor-Andrew H. Planey ----S..---- Tots Await Visit
Assistant Editor-Helen Harper'' Sports Jodltor-John Charyat. AN: Staff and Richard, practice apple-
Jtf'pol'tf'rs-FA Jlt'n PNSN; Gordon Robbie, SNj; CirculationDlsltlbutlonMarue dunking for the Children's Hal
Fusco. J03 erSo"j an Knox. SN. New ClassIn lowe'en Party Saturday atNATTCenter
The JAX AIR NEWS la a member of the Armed Forces Press Servlc Of Spooks And
AFPS material appearing In thla publication may not be reprinted wlthouV auditorium. Theyare
the written permission of Armed Forces Press Service Republication of other the children of Larry and
matter, except by seivlct publications, la prohibited without permission of CeramicsIn 11rs.fuller.! Muller is a machine Goblins
Editor: JAX AIR NEWS. Saturday
Editorial offices located Building 930 (topside). Phone extensions 81M accountant in Training
and 216. Facilities.
ProgressA There will be s-p-o-o-k-s

'Wdiching Nickels' lust A Habit service personnel and dependents. aplenty and g-o-b-l-i-n-s galoreat

class in ceramics construction Children under 12 are prohibited. the N val Air Technical

Log Of His Pay Record Tells CH PICK Hobby Is now Shop underway Building at 896.the NAS Further from Information Mr. or Mrs.can be Frank obtained Training Saturday Center afternoon. Auditorium

Classes will be held three nightsa

How Much. He's Earned In 17 Years week, Tuesday, Wednesday and Scott, instructors of the class, by I! Occasion Party is the for annual children Halloween of

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Thursday, from 1900 to 2100. All phoning Jacksonville 84734.
The only in the Navy servicemen and their parents,
person supplies are available at a nom- .
half In the disbursing
spent
years and 25 from the Chl1.dren's
I guests
of his
who has kept a log own
office at the Submarine Base inal cost. The expensive phase MORE MARINES NOW Home Society of Jack-
record and allowances for
pay of ceramics, firing and glazing of
I Pearl Harbor from March 1937 to
sonville.
tours of duty in the service. I June 1943. clay, will be offered free. ELIGIBLE FOR OCS

That's the belief of James C. The Hobby Shop has recently More Marines are now eligibleto Ghostly festivities will get underway .

Lodwer, chief disbursing clerk at "Part of it was hectic, especially installed a large kiln, which bakes attend OCS, If they have a at 1400. Pete Bessette,

NATTCenter, to whom as disbursing trying to straighten out pay and glazes clay. The kiln can GCT of 120, or higher In addition A02 and Len Kehl, SN, of

chief It is second nature. records of personnel who were handle quite a bit of work at one to the usual requirements. Pre- NATTCenter Special Services

"watch the nickels." victims of ships sunk or damagedin time. viously a baccalaureate degreewas have left nothing undone to

Lowder has' been through four the attack on Pearl Haibor," The ceramics class is open to all required.CLAPBOARD make the affair a gala one for
he remarked. I the
youngsters.
complete Navy pay changes. The *
first was In June 1942 shortly Costume prizes, favors, refreshments .
As a Warrant Officer in WWII,
alter World War II The second and games are on
he served a stint aa chief pay
came in July 1946, followed by the program. In addition an
clerk at Armed Guard
Center,
one In October 1949 and May Abbott and Costello comedy
Treasure Island, San Francisco.At thriller "The
. 1952.: 1 Invisible Man",
one time the disbursing office
I 1 r"The will also be shown.Supervisor. '
there carried more than 85,000 .
<< :Xayreceived:' r
pay records of Armed Guard per-
I its
sonnel assigned to merchant ships. Group
first raisein
pay
Disbursing issued partial pay

25 years back cards to personnel while at) sea Installs OfficersThe
"
in 1942. Lowd -
ts r
and attempted to make all adjustments
;
e r recalled. 4 F )r
annual installation of officers
on a man's pay record -

"Up to about r during his trips at sea, Lowder of the Naval Air Station

January 1953, Chapter of the National Association
recalled. "When it is consideredthat ,

complete levls- some of these trips lasted 10 of Supervisors took place

ion of sectionsof or 12 months I and covered watersof this week at a dinner meeting

the Navy pay Lowder the world, it was quite a task," held at the Officers' Club.
constantly kept the disbursing -
system
he added. With the exception of Anthony
with 'one footswinging'
department
," IS 3rcda, shop personnel supervisorin

ChangesContinued --.v.--.. ._...__ .c .. .. -_ the Overhaul and Repair Department -
Starting as a >(21-a-month apprentice who was newly elected
Lowder figureshe OWNERS-Three "old timers" at the Naval Air
seaman vice-president all other
( from Page 1)) officers
Technical Center
Training
get together with a Wave attending
has earned more than $43,000
eludes a class number sub group Airman Preparatory School. Left to right are, Joseph McCantsand were re-electedto, the same posts
during his nearly 17 years in the number and the balance of the Dow G. Beck both educational consultants at the Training held during the past year.

service number non-significant. All Center, and Elizabeth Scott, chief clerk at ANP( ) School. With Reinstalled
services as president was
them is Pat Wood SA.'The trio of employees saw the Center grow
will be affected by this from Us beginning.'Oldtimers'. Louis LaGrande. Others were
Highlight of his career, Lowder
.
change.The Breda, vice-president; Nathaniel
believes, were the six: and one terms "Stratification"; and Chart 12-Year GrowthOf Quarterman, recording secretary;

"Fractionlzatlon" are now being I Jack Shapiro, financial secretary;

applied to the Supply System of Julius DeR Quina serceant-at-
Facilities Personnel At NATTCwas
the Navy, Captain Helfrich reports ,. arms; and members of the Boardof

MMOVIESMAINSIDR The former refers to the A trio of "oldtimers," in pointof Trustees, Bill Purcell, Jack

process that must be accomplished service at the Naval Air Tech recommissioned. Byars Douglas King Carl Graeff

for budgetary support in the future nical Training Center, have seen McCants came aboard in Au and Julius .DeR Quina. All are

informing Congress how the Center grow from swaddling gust 1941, and his work here employees in the Overhaul and
Thura., Oct. 29 much material actually requiredfor parallels that of Beck.
Repair shops.
clothes to its
present 5,000 student -
/Champ For A annual operations war re- Miss Cox joined the Center in The one member of the
woman
Day .................. Audrey Trotter enrollment. August 1941
serves etc. as a Civil Service Board of Trustees is Mrs. Florine
Fri., Oct. SO r These "plank o ners" who employee. She
served with Avia-
Gannoway of the Industrial Relations
Sweethearts on Along this line<< tighter Inventory have been associated with the tion Machinist Mate School, and Department.

Parade ............. Lucille NormanSat. control and Training Center either here or at with Aviation Electrician
procurement seduction School.
., Oct. 31 must insure the maximumuse Memphis since its beginning backin When Airman Preparatory Guests for the occasion included -

The Sun Shines of defense dollars. This necessitates 1941 are Dow G. Beck, educa- School began-then known as Capt. Edward E. Lowe

Bright ......,....... Arleen Whelan the determination of the tional consultant. to the Superin- Aviation Fundamentals she commanding officer of the Naval
:XATTCENTCIlTluirs.:' tendent of Aircraft Maintenance Hospital, and Mrs. Lowe; Comdr.
velocity value (unit use times dollars transferred to that group.
., Oct. 29 cost per unit) of Items In the Schools; Joseph E. (Pappy) Me % Harry J. Huester, personnel officer

Man of Conflict... Edward ArnoldFrl. entire Supply System. High ve- Cants educational consultant to All three employees are college of Overhaul and Repair, and

., Oct. 30 locity value items must receive the Training Officer of Aviation trained and have experience in Mrs. Huester; Comdr. Richard L.
Electrician Mann, public works officer, and
Champ For A maximum attention in future, Schools; and Miss educational field.

Day ...........,...... Audrey TrotterSat. since they consume the larger por- Elizabeth Cox Chief Clerk at .IcCants, a graduate of South Mrs. Mann; and Leonard B. Eu
., Oct. 31 Airman Preparatory Schools. banks 'Industrial Relations. officer I.
tion of the annual budget. Georgia Military Academy -
wasa and Mrs. Eubanks.
sweethearts On Among the many new methods S pioneer in the field of auto

Parade .............. Lucille Norman discussed at the Philadelphia con- Beck who came here in Feb motive engineering in Jacksonville The NAS organization Is com
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prised of about 150
NAVAL HOSPITAL ference that have been developed' ruary 1941, transferred to civil both as an employee andsinessman. employees

Thurs., Oct. 29 by the Supply Department, NAS service status in July 1942. In Names of early holding supervisory. positions.

Come Fill The Sax, during tike past year are the March 1948 when the Center was automobiles now dimmed with Robbie: "I dreamed I died last

Cup .................... James Cagney Master Control Unit Plan and the decommissioned, he transferredto the passage of time, roll off his night."

Frl., Oct. 30 conversion of shop stores to auxiliary Memphis, but returned here in tongue as fluently as those of John: "What woke you up?"

Man of Conflict..Edward Arnold stores. January 1951, when. the Center modern aircraft. Robbie: "The heat."



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29 October 1953 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three



Film Library Has Jax Choral l And You Think That

<; : :. You're ConfusedFORT
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Fine Selection Of ...'., : ..,',:$ ? y Group Seeks LEE, Va.-You never
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Training FilmsSince Male VoicesCalling The postman rang twice and ;I"

left Mr. Lillian S. Beloin a ,
World War II, the trend Tf all baritone and basso trifle confused r'; r
aeronautics has profundos. Jacksonville's newly '
in been from '
She received a letter saying, t
conventional aircraft'' to high : I combined Male Chorus and Wom- she had been given a pay raise.

speed jet aircraft. The develop- t I \ f an's Civic Chorus is seeking active She is a civilian employee of

ment of the jet engine and the singing members for its organization. the Army base here. Then the r

jet airplane has been one of the postman brought her another

most important events in the Tile Male Chorus and Woman's letter saying she was being i t,

modern era. Civic Chorus are non-profit organizations fired under a civilian reduction

This story has been portrayed The two have combined program. .

in a technicolor movie called with a total of 100 voices, As a clincher, Mrs. Beloin ,

"The Jet Story," MC 9334, now to prerent three concerts, Handel's learned she had been named

available the Aviation' Film "Messiah" in December, Verdi's the month's outstanding civilian .

Library, Building 168. "Requiem" in' January, and Leon- employee at Fort Lee.

Other films available Include ..r w.. cavallo's "I ragliacci" in the I,

Training F 11 m MN U 3-P, spring. Guest soloists from the I

"Flight Safety-Haia r cis in At Joseph NEW T FAW-11, Thornton CSO(left-Comdr.), was Metropolitan Opera Company will FRA Branch 126 "

Ground Operation of Jet Air Post Of CSO I relieved as Chief Staff Officerof be featured in each performance.These !

craft," designed to prevent injury Fleet Air Wine Eleven this concerts are open to sustaining Continues Drive "
to personnel and damage week by Comdr. Frank I). Hey-
Fleet Air .Wing 11 er. Comdr. Heyer reports here member ticket holders

to jet engines. from the USS Currltuck only. A sustaining membership For Members

Of interest to mechanics two To Comdr. Comdr. Thornton will report to otters each member two (2)) re- :

new films are available showing HeyerComdr. Long Island City, N. Y., for served seats for each performancefor
removal and installation proce- duty as Inspector of Ordnance Now in the third week of their
Frank D. Heyer relieved at the Ford Instrument Company 1000. Ticket informationcan 1953 membership drive, members i
dures of J-48 engines: FN 7496
be obtained fiom Mrs. Earl
Comdr. T. Thorn
Joseph
of Branch 126, Fleet Reserve As-
A, "J-48 Engine in F9F Aircraft-
Darker, 4229 Birmingham Road,
ton, Jr., as Chief Staff Officer sociation have
Removal Procedures" and FN adopted the regional -
of Fleet Air Wing 11 this Beneke SelectedPOoftheWeek Phone 9.1351.
slogan "Every Member
7496-B, "J-48 Engine in F9F Air-
craft-Installation Procedures." week Military personnel, their dependents Get A Member.

Comdr. Heyer was executive or civilian personnel Inter.
The recruiting campaign slated
Medical technicians will find ,
officer of the USS Currituck ested in joining this worthwhile .- ,-
to last weeks has dual
training film FN7468, "Labora- seven a
(AV-7), largest of the Navy's singing group can contact Dr
tory Techniques For Darkfield purpose. Branch 126 has set out
seaplane tenders, before reporting At NATTCenter Clarence Nice, musical director, '
Microscopy," useful. to acquaint every regular Navy 4
to Fleet Air Wing 11 for phone 74160. Needed especially Marine enlisted .
Movie rooms, projectors and or Corps man, ..
projector operators are avail- duty, ((7/ii/ li l/i/.* /fourth 'In a new prlly/ o//i//.pr are good, solid male voices. who has served for at least six

able at Building 168.* To schedule, lie has served as commanding o/l/i/ /,.UWI terlri' ol tit'. N'araf Air T re'1./ r years, to the many advantages of

call the Central Aviation Film officer of Patrol Bombing ntral Training renter' ,) the Fleet Reserve Association and d

Library, phone 423. Squadron 152 and was a member In the shadows. of the Arctic the type of "insurance

of Commander Fleet Air Circle, on the hot sands of the that goes with

Wing 5 Staff. Sahara and with the Occupation .

Mobile Unit Offers Comdr. Thornton will report Forces In the Far East and Germany Secondly, Branch protection"I I

to Long Island City, Long Island are among the duties per- goal of 1,000

Training in P2V5Maintenance New York to become In- formed by Lawrence Beneke, YN2, 30, 1954, which is double the

spector of Ordnance at the Ford of the Military Personnel Office.
present membership. This is a :
Instrument Company. He has Beneke, who Personnel are Invited to visit part of the National Membership "'!

been Chief Staff Officer of joined the Navyin I the USO Sen Icemen's Club at Drive, whose goal it is to triple '

An opportunity to receive P2V5 Fleet Air Wing 11 for the past October 87 West Monroe St. 'Open from the size of the organization this :

maintenance training is available 28 months. 1944, served In 0930 to 2330 daily.M year. .

for personnel of four qualified WW II aboarda *
members
Prospective are being
'J rates as a result of a mobile patrol craft Oct. 29 2000Cootie 1
Navy Bans Thursday, : contacted personally by Branch
trainer now operating in Building operating out "
Party 126 "salesmen, and a blanket invitation i
168. of Pearl Harbor Friday, Oct. 29: 1800-Cafe has been issued to oil :
j
Currently engaged in training Two MoviesThe and on the
Italiano-Spaghetti supper. 2000 eligible personnel to attend the I
Fleet Air Wing 11 personnel, in- U S S Aldebat-! 2 i
!
-Decorating for Halloween Party, next regular meeting at 2000( on
structors of the mobile detach- Navy has banned "From an, a refrigeraBentke ,
dancing. November 3, at American Legion
ment cover three separate phasesin Here To Eternity" from its movie tion ship in the Far East. \
Oct. Post 137, 1942 Lakeshore Blvd. :
Saturday, 31: 1000-Open .
maintenance of the P2V-5 screens because it considers the After the Japanese truce he .
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House All 1300
Day; -Decorating
film "derrogatory to a sister serv-
patrol bomber. shipped to Advanced Naval Bas
for HaJloween Party; 2000-Halloween Branch 126 has also scheduled
The training offered by the Icethe Army. But the Army at Bremerhaven, Germany In 1946,,
Party. its Annual Autumn Ball for Sat-
unit is not restricted to FAW-11 apparently finds the picture O.K. and had a tour of duty In Vienna,,
Sunday, Nov. 3000-Dunk- urday, November 7, at the Hyde
lj
personnel, however, but may be Members of the Army Air then to Port Lyautey, French
Round Table free donuts and Park Country Club. Tickets for
ing ,
received by any qualified AD, Force Motion Picture Board have Morocco.
coffee; 1100-Off to Church; 1700 this affair, from 2100 to 0100, are
AM, AE, or AT. Divisions desir- approved the movie and ,bookedit After his long sojourn overseashe
available to all members of the
ing to send men for instruction for showing to U. S. soldiers was stationed at Com 13, Se- -Vesper Service. FRA their friends and
the world. Monday, Nov. 2: 1900-Junior 'prospec-
should contact George R. Brader, and airmen around attle, from 194851.
tive members and be obtained
can -
A E C, chief petty officer in "From Here To Eternity" la..a Hostess Monthly General Meet-
His tour in
next
overseas was from any member of the en-
charge, at 8283, or CHI ACII GuyJ. realistic account of Army life at Ing; 1900-USO Skating Party at
1951 in Iceland. Prior to report- tertainment committee.The .
Parker, at 587, officer in Schofield Barracks In Hawaii just Skateland-Reduced rates; 1930-
ing here in August, he was witha
"Can Do" Branch headed
is
charge of the Jacksonville naval before World War II. Part of it Ping Pong instruction.. -
Cargo Handling unit at Argentia by Roy H. Suberly AEC of
,
air mobile trainers. I was filmed at the barracks with Tuesday, Nor. 5: 2000-Box
and Bermuda.
the AE "B" School
at NATTCcnter.
One of the three separate 'Army cooperation. At the Army's Supper. -
Columbia Pictures ; Beneke Is a native of Norwood, Vice president is William R.
phases taught consists of AD familiarization request, however, Wednesday, ''Nov. 4: 1800 -
and training for is distributing the film with I Minn. L. Pass, AEC, of the AE "A"
Wednesday Committee Dinner i
School and the
Secretary is Wil-
acknowledgement of Army
R33- out
maintenance of the Wright any
In its production. Yeoman striker: "There's a Meeting; 2130-WJIIP's Melody son H. Sandefer, retired Chief
5-030W and30WA aircraft engines help
whole drawer full of old, useless Ballroom Broadcast direct from Radioman who has been
the aircraft fuel and oil Another new movie, "The MoonIs secretary -
documents on file. Shall I burn USO. continuously since i the
system, Hamilton standard hy- Blue," has been banned by all
'em?" Square Dance at YWCA, Oct. branch founded.
is mod was
dromatic propellor, Bendix Scin- the Armed Forces. It a .
tilla low tension ignition system, ern'' romance, noted for the frankness Chief Yeoman: "Yes, but make 31, 2000-2330, 50 cents admission. Listed among FRA's honorary

CeCo 58-CPB-ll carburetor, and of its dialogue. ,17 copies first." Free refreshments. members and staunch supportersis

the PR-58-T1 carburetor. Rep. Charles E. Bennett. of '

Ruben E. Johnson, ADC; Virgil -i II Monson. Jackson. MacLeahy Selected Honor Men I Florida. .

Y. Bray, ADI; and William !
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I I "I t i No Insurance Aid
L. Lawhorn, ADI, are the Instructors ;
for this phase. I Marine, Pfc. Kaye A. Monson school and a former student at ANP( ) School at Norman, Okla, For Divorcees :
I
Minot Teachers College, he enlisted before coming to Jax.
The AM phase consists of fa- posted a 0246 final average at '
In the Corps In March of weekly honors Veterans Administration Insurance
miliariz tion and training .for Airman Prep School to pace honor this at AviationStorekeep I I experts declare that ..
of P2V-5 hydraulicgear year.
maintenance students of three schools at NAT Jackson divorced wives are entitled to
J.
L. Shu- .... Billy -
'
taught by George -
,
TCenter last week. ,AEAN, er (A) School no part of the government'
AMC and Lynn M. Mohn, "
garts, ,
Monson, now 4 >"i won honor at went to Gordon $10,000 indemnity in case the
AMI and also of the aircraft fuel
,
i on his way to Aviation Elec- MacLeahy, Jr., serviceman dies. The benefits
and oil control apparatus,
system,
AT S chol, t rl c t I a n MateA AKAA, another may be paid to any "contin
and structural maintenance
Trutna AMI. .x; Memphis, for f ( ) School. A n y'R Reserv- gent beneficiary" whom a ser-
taught by Tony ,
/ further schoolIng reservist since ist. MacLeahy, viceman might name.
AE t.
Two groups comprise the *.
I finished January, 1952, y:; whose home Is In case a contingent benefic
Z. Williams AEC,
with O. ,
phase ahead of 141 + he went on ac- In Boston, iary has not been named bya

instructing aircraft electrical Airman Schoolstudents \t L.J"Y.ww w .. tive duty in MacLeahjr joined the service divorced serviceman before

power set-up. of Jackson January, 1953.A In January of this year. his death, indemnity, proceeds
takes
W. Zeran ATI,
Roger ,
gradualMonson native of Long Beach, Calif., He has been ordered to NAS are automatically paid in the
care of the second half of the AE ......_.
phase with supervision of the in- ing class 53-35. Jackson was assigned to VP-46 at Patuxent for further assignmentto following 'order: children, pa-

struments. A graduate of Minot, S. D. high f NAS San Diego. lie attended NAF, Port Lyautey, Morocco. rents, and brothers and sisters.


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:: VC-62, Fasron Six, VF-174, Fasron Nine Report, Some Abusing



i"; Scouting- Jacksonville r a Squadrons' Auto Privileges automotive RepairsAlthough Of repair


)! VC-6Z' Schwart, .PHAN; Robert E. Mc- facilities at the NAS Hobby

. The USS Coral Sea detachmentof Kaln, PHAA; Donald J, Nichols, Shop are extended to all serv-
.' 1 five officers and 24 men returned PHAA; Warren K. Marks, PHAN; ice personnel aboard the sta-
II
t here last Friday. Lt. Rob- Jimmy A. Bowlln, PHAN; William tion, it has been noticed that

tf f ert ,M. Gardner, officer-in-charge, R. Catch; AEAN; Eugene W. certain'' car-owners have been

reported that his crew, under Fields, AKC; Joseph R. Hofnsby, abusing the privileges offered
)t Samuel R. Snider, ADC, maintained AMAN, and Arthur G. Leonard, them.
I, an excellent'record of air- AE3. .. Personnel parking their cars
t craft availability. at the Hobby Shop's auto re-
tI I Lt. William J. Bobek has reported -
I Another detachment, headed by I pair section have been leaving
in from NAAS Saufley :
: Lcdr. John T. ,Crosby, will leave I them there for indefinite periods -
Field, Pensacola, ,and Ensign Lowell -
I II '
1 this week on a carrier for ',an extended Aviation ,with the intentions of
J. Kremer arrived from -
cruise. Pilots of this group working on them later. Tills ,
Maintenance Officers School,
I t Include Lcdr. Crosby, Lt. Burns restricts others from a space
D. Levi, William II. Sisterhemn, NATTCenter Memphis. to fix minor engine and body
I Lt. Kay L. Kyle and Lt. Claude Wedding bells have tolled for troubles. '
Navarette. Lt. Thomas II. Johnson Ensign Charles G. Dorsey, assis- Since there are only a limited -

It If will serve as Photo Interpreter. tant personnel officer, and the for- number of parking spaces

t Arthur W. Schaffer, AMC, mer Miss Carolyn Brannon. They available, the Special Services
l will head the crew for the forth- were married in Tulsa Okla., on department warns, personnel
f coming deployment. October 17th before 200 friends concerned that their cars will

Nine men from the Maintenance and relatives. be towed away to storage ga-
1 Department are currently under- Just a few weeks old now is rages in town if they persist in

I going a two week course of instruction young Franklin Burkhalter, who not abiding by the two-week
\ atop THE, in LAST and around ONE -the Perched last VF-11 Gives Up in F9F-6P "Cougar" came. to live, with dad and mother, policy set up by the Hobby
12112 Banshee jet fighter transferred maintenance at Cecil Field. Lt. Joseph ((4D3)) and Beverly Jane, Shop.
out of their unit are the Ray Black, maintenance officer, on October 8th. The lad weighed

c l only of VF-11.remaining They Korea bid veterans farewell Last Banshee, states that all men in his depart- 8 Ibs., 2 oz. at birth. I 2, 1951 and received boot trainingat

I to Lt. Jack O'Donnell (in cock- ment will eventually complete this San Diego. He was sent to
pit) whose departure reducedthe Veteran of KoreaConcurrent course. I''" ron Six NATTCenter Jax for an eight-
number of oldtimers in VF- Recently reported back from' Native North Carolinian, Rich- week course at ANP) School and
11 to eight. Acting as spokesman -
for the group Is Eugene with the relinquishment photographer's school at Pensa- !'ard S. Whitehead Jr., AM3, of next to Memphis, Tenn., where he
4 Anderson, ADC, who shakes last week of its last F2H2 cola is Herbert Gold, PII2. Trans- the Metal Shop, has earned the later graduated from AMA)
his hand. Danshee Jet fighter, \T-11 trans fers have been effected for JohnL. distinction as this week's "White School in the top bracket of his
Wright, AOC, to NATTCenterand Hat of the Week" for his abil-
\ ferred one of, the men who flew class. Whitehead reported to Fas
.
I ti a 'W ;! l many missions in the jet over Ko- Louis G. Alfano, PN2, to ity as a leader and outstanding : ron Six in Feb. 1952 and has
Brunswick Me. in Fasron 108. performance in the Division. worked in the Metal Shop ever
\. rean hills and waters. Released to inactive duty are Leo Whitehead was born in Scotland since, with the exception of three

Lt. Jack O'Donnell, pilot for Benatar, DMMSN; Robert Ford, Neck, N. C., a small town 30 miles months compartment cleaning.
ten years, Red Ripper for two and SA; Eugene A. Wagner, SA, and Northeast of Rocky Mount and Whitehead currently resides in
veteran of over 60 combat mis- Carter H. Chambers, AK3. famous for the construction of the North Shore with his wife Bar

f sions with the outfit in Korea, de- The personnel office has donea first "Iron Clad" armored gun- bara and 15 months-old son, Glen.

parted for duty at NAS Corpus rushing business with men boat used during the Civil War. After winning the ComFairJax
For your convenience we list a Christl. lie will be attached'to checking in, as well as leaving. He is a 1948 graduate of Scot- Touch Football Championship and

few of the books'recently receivedin the Naval Air Advanced Training Received were William C. May- land Neck High. awarded the Sixth Naval District

subject groups: Non-Fiction of Command. ville, Jr., 'PHAN; Roger H. He enlisted in the Navy April title, Fasron'a Banshees plan to
special. interest to military personnel lUll departure, reducing to eight ---------- journey to Quonset Point, R. I.,

: the number of Korean veterans In for the ComAlrLant Play-offs
Ut'irltJ Unlimited: American the Fleet Air Jax unit, had special yv commencing the second of Nov.
million from Kitty Hawk to su- significance, for Old One- SS .
personics. Twelve," covered with the paint VF-174

Ultimatetopon: Describes attitude ed bombs and decor of the squadron One of the most successful par-
of average Russian citizen I went with him out of the ties in Hell Razor memories was

toward the East-West conflict, an- Red Ripper circle. 1 I i held last Friday night. All hand
eljzcs reasons for failure of our The last Banshee, sent to Fas- attended, and an apparent good
jnoppgitula' : and outlines a program ion 6, had an exceptional recordof ; time was had by 100 per cent of
t of propaganda warfare as its own. The aircraft was very the crew.

en active political offensive nearly rebuilt prior to going to Reporting .aboard Just in time
against the Soviet Union. (This Korea after it was damaged on for the festivities were three new
tide and the following are on the flight deck of the Wasp in a pilots: Lt. Joe P. Moorer ,from
digested professional list of the rough landing while en route to Service Test at Patuxent River,
Naval War College.) -
Korea. Lt. (Jg) Edwin L. Dennis, formerly
fly Land And By Seas Essayson Upon anlval at San Diego, O&R of VF-171, and Ensign Walter
various aspects of America's performed a major part of the t AtN : M. Phillips af VF-43.'
past: front "Clipper Ships" to "Hist01"Y necessary work, but when the ship t4
There are still a few squadron
ns a Literal Art. Mor- sailed, there was still considerable ,
a: members who remembered Rex J.
and fresh interpretation
rlHol I brilliant style damage to be repaired. Membersof
"'jf'
Mangum ADI, when he returnedto
;
of the subject matter
the squadron, working long TIME SAVER
the
Discussing points of the doubleenginestand
NAS
"the fold" after a tour at
make this a delightful reading ex- hours at sea, got the plane readyfor which saves mechanics a "good 30 per cent" of their time at
pci ience. service in Korea. It flew over Fasron 109's engine workshop are co-designers John Marfineti, Alameda and (B) school in Mem-
General fiction: 100 missions. AD3, left) and Clifford McCarthy, ADC. phis. He's now doing his second

Far Command: Story of the VF-11 pilots now fly the F3D' Working Time Cut 30 Per Cent tour in VF-174.:
Americans who remained in the "Skynight", which were acquired Serving as best man at the wed-
Philippines to subdue guerilla armies during the summer.Servicemen ding of Ruth and Joseph Skapyak,
after the SpanishAmericanWar. Double-Engine Stand ConstructedBy A01, was Robert C.., Cameron,
AE1, who, it is intimated, fa due
Time and Again: Hilton's new InvitedTo Fasron 109 Pair Passes Test much credit for bringing the affair -
books arc always anticipated with Halloween Dance about.

Intercut. Tills is the story of a All servicemen are cordially In- Working time on Fasron 109 Headed for the marital ranksis
double-engine stand, Fasron 109's
Eiltish diplomat who sees the pat- vited to the Lutheran Service aircraft engines has been cut ""by maintenance department had Andy J. Charvet, ATS, who recently -

tern of his life repeated in his Center Hallowe'en Party Friday, a good 30 per cent" as a resultof found work piling up. When the became engaged. All menv,

.OlIS. October 30, at 1930. There will be a double-engine stand designed definite need was realized for bers of the squadron hope for an
Jeff To make you think of every games and refreshments. The by Clifford J. McCarthy, ADC, < time-saving device, various ideas a early return from the hospital of
small town you may have Center is located at 22 North and John Marfinetz, AD3. were given consideration. Ensign George Watson and William
loved! The story of a young boy, Hogan Street.to This device has improved the Antiquates Other 'T Patrick, ACT
his family and the town in which '
efficiency of Fasron 109 mechanics *
The
they lived and knew practically his writing will need no further because it allows double-engine stand was
primarily Fasron Nine
note. selected and the "green light" was
everybody.Last them to work on two engines simultaneously -
Hare: For racing fans is Beat. Cartoons of The Year 1053: given on its construction by the All hands are thinking in terms
is constructedto
and
this story of a top racer and his The annual selection, made by the Fasron 109 commanding officer, of an Admiral's inspection In the
last exciting-and dangerousrace. the cartoonists themselves, of allow for mounting of prac- Comdr Grover G. Gilmore. When near future. The exact date has
what they consider the most out- tically all engine accessories, Impressions were completed, the not been announced, but everyoneis
stacks and turbines on the new
More Dennis The Menace: standing work of the year.'hoDunlts double-engine stand had antiquated determined' to be ready.
You've seen the first one and, \\ : We'll t a few-- stand. More Convenient other types of Fasron 109 The U. S. Naval Academy was

parent or not, you're sure to have you find out .the who and how stands. the scene of the marriage Lcdr.
all your friends reading this one, and why! All mechanics who have used it "I've nevere seen one like this Elias M. Gadget, exec and Carol
too! Devil's Current: Stopover For agree that it is more convenientthan in the Navy before," said Chief Yvonne Boudreaux, Oct. 17. In
Father, Dtar Father: Bemel- Murder; No Vacation For Mar- other types of stands. It McCarthy who is the leading mechanic attendance were Comdr.. Wilson O.
:j I; makes a yarn out of his European gret; Crook's Tour. reduces the scattering and litter- of Fasron 109. The chief Wright, CO.; Lt. John T. Cherry,
trip with his daughter. Those of For inspiration! New Poems by ing of parts. has over 29 years in the Navy Lt. Robert B. Lunsford and En-
you who, know his gay approach Living American Poets. Previous to the initiation of the and expects to be discharged noon. (Please! Turn to Page 5, Col. 5)I )

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!;. S. ., Voluntary Training .


Plucky Gals Try 'HondAI



SALTY HUMOR FROM L 4. L

HER AND THEREA w Firefighling Phose


newly arrived paratrooperasked '
his sergeant "Now what If M'r "'l1u Y'l'e some of the gamest girls in thrworld."

I'm up there and the chute does- ram That's the comment of Master Sergeant James J. Natt

n't open?" .55 6 phase supervisor at NATTCenter Airman Preparatory School, .

"That,!' snapped the sergeant, + &.x when he spoke of four delicate but able young girls garbedin

"would be called jumping to aconclusion. heavy asbestos suits, about to board a typical Navy fire,-

." truck for their first crack at a flaming hulk of an .aircraft

; Dut his thoughts Included the '
*. r 0 resemblance to a Navy SD2C that
4 hundreds of similar
A sailor. o'n leave who had been w many young has gone through 30 odd similar
t girls who had, preceded these four
';stopping ata fashionable hotel practice fires :
.. In the school, and 'had, handledfor .
was paying his bill. He looked
the first ,time tasks heretofore A touch of at match to a trail -.
up at the girl cashier and asked] and *'
of
gasoline "Bessy ioared-
meant only for the men of the
what it was she had around her with 15-foot flames '
Marine again high
neck."That's. Navy and Corps.
FIRE FIGIITIN and billows of black smoke .
FEMMES\ -They; may end up knitting socks
a necklace. of course. and raising children, but right now they are dressed for some \MIILE HE WAS telling the The practice siren walled, and
Why do you ask?" serious business involving hot fire. Walling for the alarm to sound
across the field bounded the truck
(top ) at the fire mat story, M/Sgt.. Keith Rowe, assisted -
"Well else Is photo are Pfc. Shirley Pohndorf (In the truck),
everything so high and (left to right) Pfc. Marilyn\ Stern, Ffc. Luella Crowell Sea- by three other instructors who with the girls, three Marines and "

around here I just thought it man Bette Ann Woolsey and Pfc. Jean White. They're all studentsat man the school's fire mat poured one Wave clinging to the ladders.

might be a garter." NATTCenter ANP) School In the bottom photo the girls are 35 gallons of high-octane gasolineon One minute later they were playing
seen actually playing an 800-pound pressure hose on the base of a 800 of water
old "Flaming Bessy, a slight pounds pressureon
fire, as part of the training program.
The Navy Department wired a the bottom of the fire "get

flattop skipper:. "Move heaven and VA-35 First .' ting to the base of things" as pre-

earth: get here Friday" briefed by their instructor.

Just as they were becoming anxious *

they received his reply: With AD6,5kyraiders ya THREE MINUTES after the

'Raised hell arriving Thursday" first hose has spouted "Bessy" laya

steaming hulk. And four hap- '

Antiquated kibitzer-"Yes, sir, ,. py perspiring but still pretty ,

I was in the Navy myself when I Sixteen new AD-6 Skyraklcis faces appeared from under the

was a youngster" were delivered last month to large masks which momentarilyhad

Trim ;jtfung ensign-"And what V A.35, NAS Cecil Field, mak- hid any traces of what could

was your official capacity sir?" ing that unit the first in the be called the fairer sex.

A.K.-"
da '." latest model of the battle-tested : first crash fire and probably their

attack bomber. last. As women, they'll never

"I hear you took those chorus The AD-6s replace the wide have to take the wild ride to a :'

gilts out to dinner. What did they ly used AD-4 type which the real crash. That's for the men.

cat?" squadron previously flew. For the girls It's a one-time voluntary ,
k .
"Soup, salad fish, chicken, des.J.W'rt New features on the AD-6 4 oocurence, along with t

and coffee." model include an improved tail many other things they learn during -

"What did you have?" Air Familiarization, Phase
hook design, a better system of
"Heart failure!" Four of the Airman PreparatorySchool.
cockpit lighting, new electronic Jax Pilots Escape DitchingIn "
*
navigation equipment and Improved .
"Stand at attention." armor plate. 0 *
Atlantic During 'Mariner! "SOME OF THOSE kids both
41 am sir. It's the uniform The squadron anticipates an ,
the men and women, have never
that's at ease. to test the last minute miracle of
prowessof
opportunity Only a "
lag aboard the fog-covered car- seen an airplane, said Sgt. Natt
the new planes on a carrier nature the coordinated efforts -
plus
"but the time
by we get through
Railway Clerk: "Another farmer cruise in the near future. riers was still impossible.Just ,
I of all hands enabled H. Fleet with them they will have learned
Is suing us on account of his. as darkness approached,
cows." Air Jacksonville pilots to escape however the fog in the ships'course how to make a routine mainten-
New 7th Fleet Leader ance turn-up and to see some
Manager: "Killed by our super- ditching into the North Atlantic began to thin and the
of these 96-pound girls 'in the
train I ?" Pride has planes were ordered back. By the
speed suppose Rear Adm. Alfred M during the recent NATO exercise
of Corsair is
cockpit a Navy some-
Clerk: "No on the contrary he been chosen as new Commander "Mariner". time they returned the ceiling was '.
two hundred feet and the visibility thing.
complains about the passengers Seventh Fleet succeeding Vice
leaning out the windows and milk- Adm. Joseph J. Clark, who is Fog, the enemy of all pilots, almost three miles. Fire-fighting is Just one of the

Ing them as the trains go past." scheduled for retirement.. (AFPS). caused the disaster to the At approximately 1800 with the important parts of the AirFam

local men and 28 other allied pilots lights blazing from all ships for phase. Among them is survival,

Ensign Larsen In Spotlight when it closed in unexpectedly the first time since leaving port aircraft line and turn-up procedure .

on their fast carrier task force the planes began shooting down and gunnery where the students -
the to whichever I fire 25! rounds of .50 caliber -
TilE LOCAL PILOTS were through fog car-
Records Smashed At Center rier could I ammunition from a fixed gun plat
members of VA-175, a unit I of they see. Twenty min-

CAG-17, which I was operating utes later the last of the stranded form.
allied with All of the tasks are not required
aboard the USS Wasp. aircraft only 15
minutes of fuel of the young woman. However -
SchoolRecord As the rolled remaining, came
Ordnance Officer fog in, the Wasp
sent out a recall to all its aircraft safely aboard the Wasp. If they desire within the
limits of safety they are givenan
but before the planes could
smashing was "the thing" last week at the Naval Air opportunity to partake of some
land the ceiling had closed to 60
Technical Training Center's Aviation Ordnance Officer's School. of the more difficult experiences.
feet with visibility only oneeighthof
Not only did last week's graduating
a; mile. Scouting The Squadrons
class break all existing records -
There was little hope for the (Continued from Page 4)
for since
final class
average Fleet to steam into a clear area
sign Lou S. Barrilla.
the school's ,inception in 1951 but before the planes' fuel became exhausted .

an all-time record was made by when the submarine USS '4 'c In the stork department are the

the honor student, Ensign RobertL. Redfin, 110 miles to the west. radioed following entrants; a baby boy
::a, weighing :5 Ibs. 14 oz. for CII-
Larsen in another realm. He i she was in an-area with a
MACH Harold Brown and wife,
has now taken tOp honors at two 0 ceiling of 900 feet and a visibilityof
r Also, a 7 Ib. 13 'oz. girl arrived -
schools at NATTCenter. one and a half miles.
for George Thomas, PN1 and\ his
According to. Lt. Orval W. x, THE 42 AIRCRAFT were then t4J '
d
wife Mary Ellen. Both the young-
Bass, Training Officer of the a' ordered to proceed to the Redfin :
E'r sters
are doing nicely.
School, the class average for 15 i to ditch alongside her since land- :, b. 'r

>.t intent* was 90.9?, and they' Reporting aboard as maintenance -

were probably "fifteen of the "t USO Seeks MembersFor officer is Lcdr. Owen Sul- .
sharpest students who have'ever 4''? S livan. He and his wife will reside

completed the course" 1 Choral GroupThe in Jax until he is discharged in

Statistics showed that the lowest '. USO in Jacksonville has 1955 with 30 years service.

grade on any test taken dur- rTAKES organized a choral group and raz, Goodbyes were exchanged between -

is looking for additional mem- all hands
ing the ten-weeks course was a and Douglas
'
76, while emphasis was shown in HONORS-Lt. Orval bers. Metzler, ATS, recently. Doug departed -

the 100% column. Eleven of the Bass, training officer of NATT- Several programs have already for Port Lyautey French
Officer Schoolright
fifteen finished with averages over Center( ), AO congratulates Ensign been planned for the Morocco.

90. Robert Larsen, who was honor future. Personnel Interestedcan fPIALLOWE'EN Following their wedding trip to

Contributing to students' fine student of last week's graduating attend the Monday evening southern Florida, Lt. Robert N.
class. Larsen has taken PEG-Trick
showing' is the excellent Instruction honors twice at NATTCenter.The get-togethers at 1930 at or treat? Peggy Knudsen-the Smith and his bride will reside in

given at the AO schools. The first time he broke the top the USO 37 West Monroe St. big sister on radio's "Junior Jax. Their wedding took place

instructors are considered to be record at AGO School. A call is also extended to Miss\ ," models a "Daisy May" two weeks ago. Mrs. Smith Is
The class of which he was a costume to remind that
having experience in directing you
among the best Aviation 0 d- men the former Barbara Wenzel
member also broke the record Hallowe'en Is just! around the
nancemen In the Navy for final grade average. choral I groups., corner. Frantz of Natlck, Mass.




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Local Grapplers I Tab Barrow, Chaff Fall Cup Favorites I I

TIMEOUT
Workout! Daily'At
Steadily improving Bill Barrow Fleas won by.default from Sam Dick Donahue in 22 boles Also

eliminated John Adam, Bannon. in the third flight, Ken
NATTCenter Initial matches in the second Nordstrom trimmed Don Test,
1-up in 21 holes to reach the
flight saw Ed Burstyn defeat 1-up, Bob Moon spanked Cebo
The grunt and groan athletesof semi-finals the championship Sam Mtlligan, 3 and 2; Casey Coward, 3-up and Carl Spring
Jax Navy-Marine varsity are i flight of the annual Fall Cup
Maze down Anthony Trusso, 2 fete gained a default over Don
now turning out nightly at the Golf Tournament. and and win Card.
By John Charvat 1; Harry Harty
NATTCenter Indoor Pool gymnasium Barrow disposed of Sixth Na- by default over L. C. Anderson *

Optimism is a thing of the for the opening of the val District champ Erwin Scott Shooting three-under-par Matt Hoff disposed of "Doc"

around sports circles at wrestling season early in Decem in first round play while Adams over the last fire holes, Jim Ramsey, 5 and 4; Chuck Scho-

Fort Belvoir, Va. At least ber. earned his way to a matcA Rents eliminated Capt. John der eliminated J" VanVactor

that is the impression we Coach Ron Tcrnquist, who with Barrow by edging Milton Counihan, 1-up in 21 holes 3 and 2; Capt. Norman Helfrich
grappled three years in high Hurst 2 and 1. -
gained after talking with Sy lampooned Red Nagel 3 and 1;
school and for the
Iloseman, sports publicist for one season Also in first round play, Ray Several close matches fea Bruch Welsh defeated William
University of has
the Engineers. California a Bellamy blasted Charles KuiVz. tured first round play of the Clampet, 3 and I, and Jack
good sized out for
"In publicising sports at Bel- team; positions.squad working 4 and 3, Leonard Cooley bested third flight. Highlight was Tefft moved past Bob Johnson

yolr, we've about outgrown adjectives Lou Brow, 3 and 2, and Bill Sam Lanier's 1-up decision over 3 and 2, in fourth flight play.
Standouts thus far have been
We let the
just names
Tony Gonzales, NAS Special Services -9
for themselves," the ex- .
speak ; Clyde Simpson VP-18; ant
Jax Glovers Pin
correspondent for the Philadelphia
Larry Session, AE School; Nick
Inquirer told this department i Pukish ANP( ) School; Blair

And Roseman apparently knowsof Allen, AO School; Steve Demos 5-3 Defeat On

where he speaks. If you've got I ANP( ) School; Dick Green NAS

the horses let them run' is the Special Services; Bill Green, Green Covemen -

keynote at the Virginia Army In. NAS Special Services; Bob McDowell .

stallation. AE School and Jerry Bullfights usually are centered

Defending all Army champions -. Daley, VP13. "South of the Border" but Jax

In baseball, Fort Belvoir Navy- Marine light heavyweight

appear to be a lead pipe cinch "Bull" Gil Christ snorted and

for the mythical football chainplmtfthlp. MavyGurinersPace roared and slugged his way to a

three-round decision over Duke

Koerkle Green Cove Springs sailor
The Engineers are pointing for Center
in the of smoker at
highlight a
the All Service Bowl game at San

Diego Calif., Dec. 28. It wouldbe Grid League the NATTCenter Auditorium last
week.
a crime to deny them a bid.
r "Da Bulle", delivering a terrific
Roseman hinted that the Vir Elusive Lou Hanlon romped
right-hand punch, knocked Koer
ginlans will again field another his way for two touchdowns last
kle down once (n each round, but
powerhouse for the forthcoming week to help Aviation Ordnance
the rugged Green Cover kept coming -
1053-54{) dribble season. Navy to a 28-0 triumph over
back absorb
r- __ i to more punish
In Belvoir livery this year will Aviation Ordnance Marine in a 'ment.
THIS CRAZY GAME OF TOUCH FOOTBALL-VC-G2 ball
Intramural Touch
be Dick Groat Duke AU-Ameri NATTCenter
Closest bout of the eveningwas
carrier Hal Austin to be he
encounter appears three-legged as moves past
can; Ed Diddle, Western Ken. football League between Marine Lou Beltran and
one Personnel defender and Into the waiting hands of Ed Bur.
tucky; Paul Lansaw, Cornell and Also scoring in the spree were Boyne ((13)) of Personnel. Len Shriver ((10)) and Jim Dempsey ((14)) Bob Schaefer of the Irish with the

Kentucky; Don Solinsky St. Bon- Ray Gilliam and Jack Beeson. also of Personnel move in to assist. The Personnelmen went on to latter gaining a close decision

aventure and player-coach. Charles Later in the week AO Navy win the game, 21.18.Postpone. with a late flurry.

,(Bud) Donnelly. blasted Marine Co. 37, 27-0, with Kuntz Scores TKO

Donnelly; was captain and play. Dill Newcomer "Mac" McCune, Showdown ForMainside Eddie Kuntz of Green Cove put

maker of LaSalle's 1952 National Walt Wrzesinski and Hanlon on the best performance for the

Invitational Tournament cham .carrying the TD mail. visitors when he scored a TKO at

I The Navy Gunners now lead one minute 30 seconds of the sec
pions.Fort Grid LaurelsThe
BHvolr lost the service the 13-team circuit by one-hall ond round over game Jimmy Wal-

.f Jack George, a very versatile game over Aviation Electrician lace of AE School.

eager who Roswiaa says, ""'"" School which dumped Marine much anticipated showdown for Mainside intramural Marcus Botas, a Marine from

M good M Groat" George is Co. 39, 13-0 and Marine Co. 38, touch football laurels, scheduled for Nov. 3 between Fas- Hawaii opened the show and

now playing with the Philadelphia 12-0. ron Six and Personnel, has been postponed indefinitely due scored the first victory for the local

Warriors. Bob George's lone tally was lo the Fasronites participation in the ComAirLant tourney mittmen with a decision over

"He had a year of college eli enough for Training Facilities to which gets underway in Norfolk next week. 126-pounder Lee Howie.

gibility le'ct." Roseman informedus submerge Marine Co. 36, 6-0. Meanwhile both hopefuls con. Aggressive Roy Collins unloaded
VP-16 out dueled shorthandedOAR
"but, the Warriors' owner and II. L. Darnoth and W. M. Tur- tinued to prep for the battle with for a clear-cut decision over
18-13 in fracas at York-
coach Eddie Gottlieb made him avery ner scored once each to lead Marine Personnel gaining two victories a Billy Ramsey Green Cove lightweight
town Field. Tom Don
lucrative offer to turn pro 'Co. 37 to a 13-0 decision last week to edge in front of Fas- Mayton Marine "Sleepy" Darden,
and Jim
more than a newly married man over Marine Co. 39. Clyde Hatch ron Six for the first time this Sample Holllngsworth 140-pounder, earned a decision
can turn down." gave.Tra Fac a close 6-0 win over season. were standouts for the Gators. over Doug Lallaw in the third
Fasron 109 outran
an improved
In his debut with Philadelphia, Marine Co. 40. Personnel Wins Pair bout.

George scored 15 points againstthe Other results: Special Services The running and passing of Ed Supply entry downing the Store. Jefferson Wins

Baltimore Bullets. That was defeated MAD 2-0; Marine Co. Burgoyne propelled the Personnel- keepers 26-13, on the strength of Powerful Roy Jefferson, a colorful

Oct. 16. The lucrative offer that i 36 spilled AK School 6-0; MAD men to a gruelling 21.18 triumphover two early scoring drives. heavyweight from Live Oak,
Standings Tar..fh FrI., Otto IS
drew<< George's signature was reported forfeited to AO Marines and spirited VC-62. Team W L VF TA Fla., stopped Kenny Watson of
Special Services and AK School Personnel ........... 6 011 43 Green Cove after 52 seconds i.
near 7000. Personnel notched its second
FII.sron SiX .......... 5 0 169 25
Another lad who'll spend considerable fought to a scoreless tie win of the week by overwhelmingan VP-16 .............. 4 2 129 'lG the second round.
I NARTU ...........3: 2 100 50Fasron
service with the Virginia 4 outclassed FaetuLant "six", 109 .,........ 32M 76 Punches flew thick and fast a.
o &IE R .......,.,,...2 3 55101 Don Horner of Green Cove coppeda
is Bob graduateof
capers Langas, a 38-0. VF-tt ............... 1 1 31 44vc62
Wayne University where he STRIKESSPARES Fasron Six must hurdle Main- ............... 1 3 .9 94FaetuLant 165-pound decision from Sailor
: .,......., 0 4 1J! 131
was a three-year letterman. Lan side incumbent NARTU before Supply.............0 8 581t2 Chuck Morris

gas is a starting end on the unbeaten meeting Personnel The Building -

Belvoir eleven and will join SPLITS 200 athletes had a postponement -cI-

the cagers after the grid season. last week with VF-11 because of
Ttie select 200 Club welcomed
the ComFalrJax tournament.
Many of'you readers have six new members into its ranks Fasron 109 Dumps Supply
last week while Fasron Six's Vic
written in asking where the Smarting from early season losses

name Mason Field, home of the Cieplinski performed the trick for to Personnel and OAR, the Re- a ..

Jax Navy varsity baseball train, the fourth time this season. serves primed for the Puma Six
.rl nated. New members are: R. J. Pack.
encounter by squeezing past unusually
ard, VF-174 200; John Brklch
Mason Field WM named for rough VF-11 12-6.
Admiral C. P. Maaon, who was ComFair Jax 204; John Beasley

skipper of the III-fated aircraft VC-62 No. 2, 236; P. M. Pierri

carrier Hornet sunk in the Fasron Six 206; John Ruggieri Center Net Lead

uthwet Pacific daring World VJ-2 205 and R. L. McDonald,
To AE School
War II, and first commanding Operations 212. ,

officer of NAS Jacksonville. Carl Edolo of VP-18 and Paul Aviation I Electrician School si.FLYIN' .

Jula, Jlosp ta1" hotshot remain went into. the lead of the NATT-

And the college football coaches one-two in the race, for individual Center Intramural Volleyball

today continue to scream about I average honors. Cieplinski moved I League with a 15-9 15-12 victoryover
from fourth to third and Don La-
Here's Aviation
a manpower shortage. an I Ordnance School.
excerpt from a 1944 edition of the may of Fasron Six shot from seventh last week.

Jax Air News worth passing to fifth. Other results: Marines forfeit. :

long: Naat Tor TEX Came AstEdolo ed to Special Services; Training j

"Clemson College one of the VP-18 .............9K 171 Facilities defeated Guides, 10-15( I
Jula Hospital ..... ....... :27ClepUnskl. 173
schools Sax Navy defeated In Fasron Six ... 27Ke&Unger. 170 15-5 15-6; AO School defeated
LEATHER There wasn't dull moment when Bull
FAW-11 ....... 25 170 a
football In 1943 is going to continue Lamay, Fasron Six ...... :27 ]61 Special Services 15-2 15-6; AE Gilchrist (right) of the lax Navy-Marine vanity, tangled"with
football using 17-year olds Dumond Supply ......... 23Morello. 168 School defeated Guides 15-9 15-3, Duke Koerkle of Green Cove Springs Navy in the smokerA sere
VF-114 ....... 23 167
and the two members of JutJear' Clifford. Fasron 109 .,.... 17 16fi and Marines forfeited to Training last Thursday. The light heavyweights put on a windmill performance -
Mills. VF-11 ........... 3DHolloway. 163 Facilities with Gilchrist gaining the decision. Jax Nary took,.".
team still available. ( VC-52 No.1... 20 16\ of eight bouts from the Green Covers.r .




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29 October 1953 JAX AIR NEWS Rage Seven .. .

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VC-62 Keglers .


Maintain Lead '!

x. k 3 v 1 #
w < In NAS Circuit

i C f f It i I r! b Dt
Activity in the Mainside Intra- i .

mural Bowling League heads Into I
4
r i
Il the three-quarter mark this week '

with the keglers of VC-62 perched :; t

in the driver's seat. -:
1
Last week the pace.setters

blasted out a pair of 3-1 decisions. \

Don Olejnik's 510 and a 501 by

Delola Holloway were the big gunsIn

a win over VF-I1, while Ole-

jnlk came back for a 470 to choke

VT-18.
\ Fasron Six's defending champions -

tr moved into second place by
__., .__ _
""'" P'P4r n' '<__ iljJ' ""h. "" .Nt"" t 'Iii'
virtue of a 3-1 triumph over VF174 -
FLIERS, ENGINEERS MIX IT UP-Traffic was congested during the first period of action of lax Navy's pigskin battle with the and a shutout from VJ-2. DonLamay
highly touted Fort Belvoir Engineers: at Varsity Field last Saturday. In the photo at left, Fliers' fullback Homer Brlnson is toppled scorched the lanes with
I by two unidentified Del voir ladders. Coming in on the play are lax Navy tackles Joe Fronko (60) and Belvolr's Ed Clemens ((73)), a
In photo at right, all but one player was caught by the camera's eye. The Fliers' Brlnson (31)) and Morris Wilson haul down fullback 538 series in the initial match anda
Bob Haner on the Navy 23. Haner plunged over two plays later for an Engineer TD. In their best performance of the :season, the 523 against the 'Cane Hunters
Fliers held the highly favored invaders to a 190'In.. The Fliers face Eglin AFB Saturday.Fightin' .
_. FAW-11 Upset
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The No. 2 team of VC-62, heretofore

Fliers Nipped By Belvoir Dedicate Grid FrayTo rather tame, walloped

; Nine From VP-18 FAW-11, 4-0, in one of the biggest

surprises of the season. The Com
Last Jacksonville

Air Force Base i Navy-Fort Saturday's Belvoir, Va., football posite Squadron's "Junior varsity"also
Play Eglin Saturday I clash played I here was disposed' of Supply, 31.

dedicated to the memory of Sam Hollinhead fired a 543 series -

I Jax Navy footballer's ship of state, listing to portside as nine officers and men of Pa- at the Air Wingers while John

badly as the Normandy before salvage operationS" were un- trol Squadron 18, who went Beasley rolled a 236 single. Beas-

Fasron Six I dertaken, prepared to do a little repair work of its own this down at sea in a plane crashin ley supplied the fireworks in the

weekend.The the North Atlantic I last win over Supply with a 520 se.

'Cops FAD "Fightin' Fliers", four times week. ries. ,

beaten in five outings, will tackle tied it across. In dedication, one full min Supply redeemed'itself by carr+

The Engineers threatened late ute of silence was observed ing out a 3-1 decision over Hospital
Touch TogaFasron Eglin Air Force Base Saturday at
la the fourth period when Bill while taps were sounded. in one of the week's thrill
the West Coast city, and assist- The to whom the I
Navy men,
Six disposed of VP-16, Peannan (Tennessee) blocked a ers. The Storekeepers' Noel Du-
40-12, here last week to win the ant Coach Ed McNeill cautiously 1"aIIUDt on the Filer1 24. A tribute was paid, included: mond, hot as a pistol, collected a
Fleet Air predicted, "If we continue playing Lcdr Carl Moluski, Malvern, 527 sticks.
Detachment, Jackson- i
drive, spearheaded by Hank Island, N. Y. Lt. James
Long ;
like did Fort DelI '
against
ville, seven-man touch football I we Fasron 109 Advance
J-Aurltella (Tennessee) carriedto Rosemary, PlaInfield, N, J.J:
voir, they'll be in for trouble.
championship.Held I in the (
moving league
Rapidly up ,
the three, but no further. Ensign Donald Oordt, Hospers, '
scoreless the first quarter, Jax Navy emerged from Ms Fasron 109 blanked Prev. Medicine
Jax Navy's deepest penetrationcame Iowa; James Clements, ADC,
the Fasron Six unleashed most recent scrap practically and decisioned Operations'
gridders -
in the third quarter when a Madison Heights, Va.; Douglas
a devestating attack to bela- unscratched and will bt near Improved crew, 31. Gene Clifford
Belvoir fumble was picked up by Maas, Aviation i electronics
bor the hapless Patrolmen who full strength for this week's put on a one-man show in
the Fliers on the enemy ]4. Ho- third class, Jefferson, Wls.J:
were'thereafter never in conten- hostilities. The Filers leave by both, matches, blasting out series
mer Brinson, who carried i the Gerald Krebsback, Chief Avia-
bus tomorrow morning for Kg- df 543 and 524.
tion. brunt of the ground game for the 11 i Ion electronlcsman, Austin,

Seven Fleet Air Detachment lin.With Filers, stabbed to the five on successive Texas; Gerald Hansen, Avia- In another surprise, Personnel,

teams participated in the single Just a few breaks, the Fli plays, but there the attack tion Ordnanceman, Sunbury, led by John Applewhite's 475:

elimination championship tour- ers could've achieved the biggest fizzled out. Ohio; Robert Bentz, Aviation whitewashed VF-11 to pick up

ney. Rear Admiral Osborne B. upset in service football history in Running play of the game was Electronlcsman, West Reading, twice as many point as it had

Hardison, Commander, Fleet Air their last fracas last week with chalked up by "Rabbit" Nelms, Pa.; Theodore Cook, Aviation all season.

Jacksonville, made the presentation Belvoir's Engineers, recognized as who broke loose from enemy de- Electronics technician, West Hospital and Operation both

of trophies. the No. 1 service team in the fenders for a scintillating! 39-yard Palm Beach, Fla. gained 3-1 verdicts from Coin-

Participants in the tourney Included country. gallop deep into Virginia territory, All were members of Patrol Fair Jax, despite two great, series. .

VP-16 FaetuLant, Fas- Fort Belvoir escaped with a 19- only to have a clipping penalty Squadron 18, based at NAS Trim SUadlic* Thr uli" Friday 11'. ,J.Oat. 24 1', f.
0 win but not before it had felt the Fliers nullify his ef Jacksonville, Fla. .. .
ron 109, VF-11 Fasron Six and against VC-G2 No.1. .. :.TOKnsron 6 sat:
Six .......... 28 8 ..77.ttX
ComFairJax_ Staff. the full might of the inspired and fort. Fort Belvoir won the game, FA\1.1' . ......... 26 10 .7Zl
mad sailors. unawed at the collection 19-0 but after hard 24 .ftl7
Apparently only a Hospital
By virtue of its victory and a fighting VP-18 .. :::::::::::: 25 g :.8'23
Jack of entries from other Corn- The Engineers started as if they of Ail-Americans and for- fight. Fasron 109 ... ....... 24 16 ()
20 .Ml
Fair Jax detachments, Fasron Six meant to make a shambles of a mer college greats on the Belvoir VF-174 Supply :::::::::::::: 19 I :.473
fine afternoon. Halfback roster, Jax Navy rose to great VF-11 .. .. ......... 16 21) .444
will represent Commander, Fleet perfectly OomFulrJax: ........ 16 20 .444
Air Jacksonville In the ComAir Jim Leftwich grabbed a heights In giving out with one of Weather Report Operation .......... 16 20 .444
of sheer de- VC-52 No.2. .. ....... 14 114 ..4:1V :
Lant Touch Football Championships pitchout from Don Engels (Illi- the finest displays Friday-Cloudy to partly clou J-2 .. . .. .. 13 5) .alM!
termination seen herein many a Pre\entlv! Medicine 11 2506
to be held in Norfolk, Va., dy cooler. Personnel ........... 6 ::11 .1B2
Nov. 2.Slate moon. The entire squad turnedin VI'-IO ............ 2 2.1 .080
.
THE YARDSTICK' a terrific performance againsta Saturday Partly cloudy,
In N.iy Tori IMvoIr team that was figured to win by
8 .. ...., First Downs .. ..... 12 slightly cool.Sunday .
Major 46 .. ..... Yard Rushing ....... 119 at least 10 touchdowns, and in Fasron 109 Spikes
17 ........ Passes Alt, ........ 22 the final analysis could be called warmer, maximum
5 .......Pauses Compo ........ 9
62 ....... Yards Passing ....... 177 lucky to have even gotten three. temperature in middle 80's. Tough Gator Netmen
Cut MondayFor 108 Total Yardage 206)
5 ::::::: Passes Int. By ::::::: 3 -_ .... ti
Punting Avg 20 I sr Fasron 109's talented spikers
.14 30 ::::::::. Penalties :.:::::::: 125 road-block the --
Cagers 3 . Fumbles Lost ..... .. 1 crashed another on
T .+Iy long drive to the Mainside Intra
yJff
..
Veteran Coach Frank McCaf- nois) and sprinted! 36 yards to { mural Volleyball title last week

frey announced his intentions to score the first time the soldiers by bounding over VP-16's potent

wield the scissors Monday after- had their hands on the ball. Gators, 15-9, 3-15, 159.
ing Beavers trampled VF-ll's Red
noon in the first major cut of Fort Belvoir scored again later -
Rippers, 15-6, 153.
1953-54 Jax Navy basketball can In the first period on a
1 Fasron Six rolled into a second :
didates. will trim the
The slice unstained march of 40 yard )
place tie with VP-16 by knocking :
squad to 20 top hands. Fullback Bob Haner (Villanova)
over VC-62, 15-6: 15-3, and gain..
Returnees Vince Zoda, Dick went over from the three for
ing a forfeit from FaetuLant.The .
Tate, Bob Grabaz, Bill Layne and the tally. '
I Patrolmen, after being submerged ...
Junior Cassell are Impressively Haner missed his second try :'
the
I by league leading
to the practice But from thereon
responding rugged from placement. Beavers, downed Operations, 15-
sessions of the past few weeks. the Virginians: knew they Werein 8, 1510. '
Last for a battle. 1
year's Junior Varsity
Other results in the Mainsido ?
Coach Jim Roberts is working Although monopolizing play in net loop last week: Operations 'J

hard to get in shape and couldbe the second quarter, Belvoir was picked up a forfeit at the expense "

a valuable asset to the locals held in its' own territory by a of FaetuLant, and VC-62 and VF-

with his experience.A stout Jax Navy defense which 'I_ 11 both gained forfeits from O&R. 1

pair of newcomers: Kevin would not yield ground. STANDINGS ':,]

Higgins of NATTCenter AE Soon after the second half got LEATIIERNECK CAGE PROSPECTS-Three members of the Tram W. I.. }','f. ,)

School and Al Visnlus, a regular underway, Fort Belvoir picked up Jax Marine basketball squad brush"up on fundamentals as coachC. Fasron VP-16 109. .. to.O.r......,.. 8 0 2 1.CUI f1i1t) .
for Field in the League its third and final tally. A 46- C. Dawson (right) explains the right and wrong way to pass, Fasron Six ........... 8 2 .845) I
CecL.:! City to Glenn during a practice session. Left to right are, Gerald Gonsalves, tallest VCX53 .............. 5 :5 .Su)
]last season, appear to be the yard pass from Engels set the ball on man on the squad at 6-6; George Daly and Robert Rodgers. A Operation VF-11 .*....::::::::::: 3 3 6 7 ,.3.1.1.7110
best bets to survive the initial Smith (Clemson) 28-game schedule has been completed for the Leathernecksho o'Pf'luI.ant ........... 2 7 .:"l'J
cut. the two from where Haner car- 'will open against Jacksonville Junior College, Nov 21. I & H ................ 0 10 .IXW .


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mmmm FOOTBALL SPECIAL Handles Nearly 20,000 Students I


(Items offering for sale articles (For Week of October 31)). During! Center AE School Tour .

of property such as washing "
Army ........................................ vs. .....NU....uU......................... Tulane Nearly 20,000" aviation electrician
machines, automobiles, furniture,
Columbia ...................\.............. vs. .......................................... Cornell students have passed
radios, clothing and the like are
Holy Cross MMMMM.>......MM ..._.. vs. ..............................M*..... Syracuse through the "hands of James IL
prohibited by Defense Depart-
Navy............j_........................... vs .....,?.....,,................ Notre Dame Smith AEC, who: this week
ment regulations. This I column
Pennsylvania ............................ vs. ...................................... Michigan I turned over the reins as leading r ,
Mill, however, list such services
Pittsburgh ....-........./.......... ... VS. ................................Minnesota chief of Aviation Electrician
as available housing, rides wanted
Purdue ...................................... vs. ..................._....._......... Illinois Mate Schools at NATTCenter to
and lost and found articles, or other -
Missouri ......................:...._.... vs.N................................. Indiana Robert F. Martin, AEC. .
similar notices.)
.. Kansas .................?................... vs .....................,............... Nebraska Smith came here in May,

FOR RENT Northwestern .......................... vs. ..........................:...... Ohio State 1951, from the Naval Air Tech-

Couple to share home, car needed, Tulsa .......................................... vs. ..?........... Oklahoma A. and M. nical TrainingCommand at S

3414 Sautel Drive, Geen Manor. Alabama .......:.....................,...... vs ........................................ Georgia Memphis, after duty with Air

Ph. 6.4176 after 9:30: A.M., Mrs. Florida ........................................ vs. ........................................ Auburn, Group Six aboard the USS Boxer. -

; Young. Wake Forest ............................ vs..N............................... Clemson .

Furn. 5 rm. bungalow, 3934 Mc- Georgia Tech ......."................... vs. ...............................M... Vanderbilt :Martin, former Line Phase l

Girts. Ph. 2.8538, Mrs. Moody. Kentucky ..........................:....... vs. .............................................. Rice Supervisor and assistant maintenance J 1.

,Turn 4 rm. house, $65 mo. Ph. Mississippi ................................ vs. ....................)..........:....... L. S. U. material officer in the

2.1248, Mrs. Arnold. Texas A. and M. ............... ...... vs ..................................... ArkansasT AE School has been here since '
Furn. 3 rm. apt., 830 E. ChurchSt. C. U I............... vs..N. ... .... Baylor February, 1952. :
., $45 mo., Mrs. Turnandblau.I Texas .:..::::::::::::::::::::::.'....'......... vs: ::::::::.::::::::::::::...:::::::::.:: .. M. U.: He Is'a Navy veteran of 27 I
bdrm. house, $75 mo., 069 James
years. He came here from the
Ph. 2.1326, Chief Kelly. (Predict The Score of .Thin Game) ft the Staff of ComAirLant at
Turn. 5 rm. house. Ph. 8-4683 or TURNS OVER REINS -
Mrs. Pearson. Jax Navy................................. vs. r........................... gUn A. F. B. Norfolk. James Smith, AEC, (left) turns
2-3164
.
over the job of leading chief
Unfurn. house, 330 W. 26th St. of Aviation Electrician Mate

Ph. 3.9729, Mrs. Knight. Name ............................................................ Rate/Rank" ........................ Cut In Daily School 'to Robert Martin, AEC.
Furn. 3 rm. apt., 417 W. 8th, Apt. (First) ((Last) Smith has handled some 20,000
Ph. 7-6778 Mrs. (Continued from Page 1)) students during his stay at the
1. $40 mo. school

Fleet. Unit Assigned To .......................................;....Phone.::....................... course, suffer the biggest cut. .
I Fuin. 3 rm. apt., $55 mo., 4502 e For example, September ration
Selection BoardsIn
Irvlng oJ1- Ph. 8-6768, Mrs. Car- RULES components over issued included

ney. '47,000 rations .of' meat, 85,000 rations -
1. To eater the content yon Imply Indicate jour choice 8' each
:5 rnt.duplex apt., 2636 Myra. Ph. .wirier by placing ar (Sor circle the team )'on select to win If )011prl'dl..t 18,000 rations of cheese, as Conference
a tie came, place a (T) after the. name of trama'you think will
4.8516, Mr.. Cowart. play to a tie score compared to 546,000 rations of
.Unfurn. 2 .bdr 1. house, 2983 Gilmore t., All games are to be predicted OH aa etra banla. Tie. count, milk. t Selection boards met last week
lonea nnlen predicted. in the Bureau of Naval Personnelto
$75 mo. Ph. 88.0868, Mrs. Lcdr. Davis, stressed that the
S. la the apace provided, Indicate the score of the came picked at a pick new Staff Corps captainsand
G. B. Hester. tiebreaker.. la case of a tie the. pernoa with the most seedy correct over' issues quoted above were
'"Kit.. equipped apt., $55 mo. Ph. core will win the contest commanders, select Reserve
based
e. airy blank Inrem letely filled out will not be eonaldered.CoBteititati on number of men, actuallyfed Program, and nominate Reserve
\ Ext. 411, Lcdr. Biiggs. mutt make all the aelcctleni plus Indicating the score of the and not: on number of daily
one tiebreaker to be eligible lieutenants, Reserve lieutenant
Furn. 3 rm. apt., 2148 Rosselle. rations allowed
5. la the. event a'game I I. post ooed or rcln>duled for any reason ; commanders for transfer to the
a Ph. ;-54tH, Mrs. Emery It I. automatically excluded from the.content final ratlnti. C o o
Furn. 2 rm. apt., $30 mo., 2511 8. Entry blank mad be submitted 'not later than 1700 Friday to Capt. Burnham C. McCaffrce, Regular Navy.
the lax Air' News Office la the Special Her>lrea Building 930, or to any The Staff Corps selection boards
Forbes. Ph. 7-4738, Mrs. George. of the convenient pickup point throughout the station Commanding Officer of NAS, em-
Furn.. 3 bdrm. bungalow, $85 mo., 7. All military and Chilian personnel, with the exception of personnel phasizes that even though the"extra" picked new captains and comman-
4425 Hiawatha. Contact Mrs. of the Jar Air >CH., are eligible eater the contett.I. ders in the Supply Corps, Chaplain
Only one entry to each person will bi allowed delicacies have disappeared Corps Civil Corps
Engineers
1 Mobley, 2820 Harvard. 9. Winner will be announced In the Jax Air' News tae Thursday from the bill of fare due to ,
'Furn.. eft. garage apt., 3708 lIen- following the featurdaya on which PRIZES the game la played. the recent SecNav directive, the Medical Corps and. .Dental Corpi.o .

drlcks. Ph. 8-6064, Mrs. Jenkins. messes on the station will con-
Unfurn. stucco house Lakeshore Prices totaling $1* I. merchandise chit will be awarded the' ten
three entrlei. lint place la *J, second place la f J, and third place la $:. tinue to serve high quality food, Pilot Of First -
$G2 mo. Ph. Ext. 759, Mrs. Do-- prepared in the same appetizing
(Continued from Pace 1)
ette. in the
manner as past.
j Furn 3 rm. apt., $60 mo., 814 Losses By Navy Portrait Of A Rascal Some of the items,allowed per cockpit after the flight. He described -
Murray Drive. Ph. 2-6383, Mrs. the ride as the quietest,
1 Without ConscienceOne person fel per day include 20
Collins. smoothest and fastest he's ever"taken
ounces of fresh meat, 16 ouncesof
Fi m. 2 bdun. apt. Ph. 7-4960, Michigan Stump who makes use of the free frozen vegetables, 16 ouncesof but felt there were "too

Mrs. Betros. recreational facilities Then many gadgets" in the plane.
fresh fruit, Vt pint of milk,
Furn. garage apt., 2312 College. Football ExpertsIn steals the mascot belonging'to the 1.2 eggs, 1.6 ounces of butter ((4 IT WAS IN May, 1919, that

Ph. 7-6249, Mrs. Clark. facility :Mascot in question, to 5 pats), and 2 ounces of coffee Admiral Read, then a lieutenant

Unfurn. 2 bdrm. house, $90 mo., a flurry of upsets and ties, the Mainside Boat House dog, ((5 to 6 cups). commander, made his history-

3016 Lakeshore Blvd Ph. 2.0053, three Marines came forth with Name is Whiskers. "If we find after a month of making flight across the Atlan-

Mrs. Jensen. the top selections in the Jax Air Lost, or One small, friendly operation that the savings are in tic. He took off from New-

FOR SALE News' Football Special for the ten lor Brown and white excess of what is required," Lcdr foundland for Lisbon, Portugal,

JO! 16 5.ft.! Landola house trailer, week of Oct. 24. Black muzzle Much missed by Davis announced, "we will take in an NC-4 Navy seaplane,

1249 Cumberland Rd. Ph. Naval S/Sgt. Elmer Mischock, NAT- Special Services Boat House crew. immediate steps t5 restore some along with two other aircraft
Hospital, Ext. 561, Ext. 127, Mr. TCenter ANP School missedall that were later disabled by bad
)
of the eggs, milk, and other itemswe
Woehrman. three ties, Mississippi State- have been forced to cut." weather.
I rm. furn. cottage, $300. Ph. Alabama, LSU-Florida, and Col- The twins had been brought to American destroyers were

2-5410, Air Base Trailer Pk., gate-Yale, but knocked down be christened. "spotted" all the way across the

Mrs. Schulz. first place with only one other "What names?" asked the cler- Weekend Tide Table Atlantic as a precautionarymeasure

MISCELLANEOUS incorrect prediction.Close gyman. A. I. P.M. A.M. P.M. against possible mis-

JUde wanted, Timuquana-Rosselle behind in second place "Steak and Kidney," the father High Low haps.
to Cecil Field. Ph. Cecil Field answered. FIFTEEN DAYS after leaving
R. J. Timmer AE
was Cpl.
Saturday 3:05: 3:26: DillS; 9:48:
2-7795, Ext. 338, Mrs. Henry. School, who had four misses but "Bill, you fool," cried the mother Newfoundland Admiral Read
Ride wanted, Ford St., NAS, 0700- lost out on the tie-breaker, Jax "it's Kate and Sydney." i iI Sunday 4:00: 4:09: 10:08: 10:32: and his crew landed in Plym-

1530. Ph. Ext. 759 or 5-7654, Navy vs. Fort Belvoir. Timmer I outh, England, after stopping

Miss Hutcheson. gave the nod to the Engineers, briefly at the Azores, Portugaland

Riders wanted, Murray Hill or 35-0, 'while Mischock saw a 20-6 a ? Spain. His actual flying
Lakeshore, 0730 to 1600. Ph. win for the No. 1 service team in time was 58 hours and 53: min

Ext. 11, Mrs. Stephens. the nation. utes.The
Riders wanted, from Cassat and i y.:' A old NC-4 used for the
merchandise
Third place of a $2 -
Murray Hill, 0730 to 1600. Ph. flight is now in the Smithsonian
chit went to Cpl. Ramos Ra- r' : '
Ext. 8213 or 6.5538, Mr. Traer. fael, MAD Disbursing, who miss- 9[ r Institute in Washington, D. C.

Rider wanted, vicinity of Collegeand ed five selections. Arrangements for Admiral

Margaret, West Riverside, Most frequently missed gameson Read's first Jet flight were

0730 to 1600. Ph. 8-1433, Mrs. all of the 190 ballots were. made by Comdr. Grover G. Gil-
Hare. more, commanding officer of
Penn over Navy, Minnesota over
Riders wanted to Savannah, Ga. Michigan and the three stale- Fasron 109. In 1939 the commander

Leave FrI., return Sunday Ph. mates. had his gold aviator's

Ext. 216 or 8184, Henderson.Will o *) wings pinned on him by Ad-

baby sit, 5352 Appleton. Ph. First A-Bomb Plane miral Read.

2-8746 Mrs. Fondry. STILL CHIPPER and a pry

Will baby sit, 1023 Oak St. Ph. Saved From Heap, after, 32 years of active military

7-470-1, Mrs. Hess. Pyote, AFB, Tex.- (AFPS)- service, the Admiral plays

Lost: Solid white Persian cat, "Enola Gay", the B-29 that 18 holes of golf almost everyday

station housing. Ph. Ext. 8349, dropped the first atomic' bomb at He retired from the Navyin

Erickson. Hiroshima Aug 6, 1945, has been 1946.

Found: At football field after saved from the, scrap pile. Admiral Read and his wife,
"E" FOR EFFORT-Lt. Willard Oleson NATTCenter photographic
-
2 children's sweaters B-29s residents of Washington D. C.
game one More than 250 obsolete_ officer, awaiting orders for transfer, displays an oversized ,
grey and one green. Also chilI are being delivered to the cutting Sing pong paddle given him by Photo Lab personnel. While not were in Jax as house guests of

lien's blue ajcket, 1 pair glasses. torches of salvage crews, but Eno champion, Lt. Oleson, a member of the "Hour for Lunch Ping their son-in-law and daughter,
'' '' For information Ph. Spe la Gay has been moved to one Pong Club of Building 514" has been persevering in his efforts. ,Lt. and Mrs. Charles D.: Cun-
lie relieved Chlell\lachlnlst Edward 3ibson. Left to
by
elal Service. 512 593 Chief to the was ningham, who live aboard the
or side for eventual shipment
ALC Harold AEC Lt. Oleson
right are Arthur McGlnty ; Rorers, ; ;
Buck Air Museum, Washington! .. D. C.,. Leon Taylor, PRC, and Phil Johnston, ACC. llta tfon.Page .



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