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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: December 3, 1953
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General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
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ARRIVING FRIDAY-USS Lake Chain lain, Four lax Squadrons Aboard'Champ'
home-based here at Jax, Is due to arrive home!
tomorrow after a tour of duty in Korea waters -
Four Fleet Air lax: squadrons of Carrier Air
Group aboard Four and a detachment of. VC-62 are Comes Home ;





,-I From Korean Tour


4 The "Champ" is coming home!
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The USS Lake Champlain, first aircraft carrier permanently .'

1', assigned to the Jacksonville area, four squadrons and

the staff of Carrier Air Group 4 are scheduled to return to .
Mayport Friday after a Korean tour of duty. "
''''"''II''!
...14 ; A momentous "welcome home"is Dennett and Rear Adm. Osborne

slated for the I big; ship and the B. Hardison, Commander Fleet

Fleet Air Jacksonville squadrons, Air Jacksonville, among the many

with U. S. Congressman Charles high' ranking! Navy and,civic officials -
planning to take part.

Air Group One THE FAMED. NAVY* "Blue ,-

\1- : I.i IC! Ang. Is", breathtaking( nodal exhibition

On The Way Back JO team, will participate in

;lAJ lJ the; ceremony along with sevcial! ,

From Med TourSix 1.--1m -= bands and entertalnet! .

..._ One of the more lauded ships of

months of Mediterraneanduty : the Korean war, the Lake Champlain -
will end this week for pilots VOL-11 No. 34 U. S. N. A. S, Jacksonville, Flo., 3 December 1953 has earned three medals!

and crew members of Carrier Air since leaving here for Korea seven
Group One when the Canter USS months ago. The awards are the
Franklin t>., Roosevelt docks at Blue AngelsAt Korean Service Ribbon with Com*

Norfolk, Va. bat Star, the United Nation!

Pilots of CAG-1, one of Fleet Mayport Service Ribbon and the National
'
Air Jacksonville's oldest air : Defense Service Ribbon '

groups, are scheduled to fly here 'Tomorrow An, auspicious< culmination of .
today or early Friday morning the Lake Champlatn's combat

contingent upon weather condi-' The Navy's famed Blue Angelswill achievements came during August

tions. Enlisted personnel will arrive appear in this area for the when Vice Adm. J, J. Clark, Commander

by train approximately 48 second time within a year when p1-s,, Seventh Fleet, presented
hours later. the famous group participates. in 228 combat awards to personnel

During the six month cruise, the "Welcome Home" scheduledfor aboard the ship. '

YA-15, a CAG-1 unit, garnered the USS Lake Champlain at A1r } ,1CAPT. I<
the ComAlrLant, Battle Efficiency Mayport tomorrow morning I.LONAKI) B. Southei-

RE" for being the most Precision ,tactical I techniquesthat land became commanding" officerof

outstanding attack squadron in have thrilled huge audiences the Mayport-bascd: carrier durIng -
the Atlantic Fleet during 1953. throughout the nation will be performed the last days of the war whenhe
i
The squadron also maintained by the Blue Angels for relieved Capt. George T. Murtdotf. -

,the top safety position for air the returning Korean veteran .

group squadrons on ComAlr- and waiting friends and relatives. The last three days of combat

Lant's Safety Totem Pole BEGINNING at about 0900 the were perhaps the most demanding

With the exception of VF-11, recently Navy pilots will begin 1 putting on the UN forces. Woildng l Indefatlguably -:
returned from Korea, all their sleek F9F-5 '"Panther" jets and with tremendous
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components of CAG-1 deployed for through a variety of Intricate and spirit, the men of the "Champ"
the Mediterranean during the latter eye-catching feats, under the lead BLUE ANGELS C01\IING-Tbe famous Navy flight demon alone launched almost COO sorties
stration team, the Blue Angels will perform their intricate aerial
part of May. During the cruise ership of Lcdr. Arthur Ray Hawk- maneuvers for the public at the Lake Champlain homecoming at over that three day period.On .

they participated In numerous Ins. Mayport Friday The ,Blue Angels were formed here at NAS lax the last full day of combat
major NATO exercises.Holiday When 'the Blue Angels l "arrive in 1946. Member: 'are;front row; (left' to right, Lt.,Wallace llkh; operations, the Champ and her
' Is. here for. the show, they will be Lt. (Jg) Dayl Crow; Lt Jg) Francis Jones. Back row: Lt. (Jit)
Roland Ailund; Lcdr Arthur Kay Hawkins, flight leader, and Lt squadrons set the pace for the
MotoristsCautioned (Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 4)) Francis Murphy rest of the fleet by the number "
of soi launched.

To Start Plans ForCarnival Weekend Tide Table ATTACK S SQUADRON S '* 45,

High Low Fighter Squadron 22, 02, and 44,

Drive CarefullyWith A.M. P.M. A.M. P.M. and a detachment of Composite
1954 SqUadron 62 embarked aboard the
the long Christmas holiday Sat. T04: 7:18: 12.26: 1:12:
carrier when it left here. VF-U'
season approaching, the Sun. 7:45: 8:00: 1:05: 1:53:
was detached temporarily to the
Automotive, Safety Board, Is surveying Initial plans for next year's Charity' Carnival, a gala event held t USS Boxer midway through the

means of creating a safety- each spring, at the Naval Air Station for the purpose of raising funds Weather Outlook cruise but returned shortly before
connplous attitude among all per- for charitable organizations of Jacksonville and the Navy Relief Society the Chajnp's departure home.

sonnel, who will be driving cars ,,were formulated at the first meeting of the Navy Charity Carnival Thursday-Partly cloudy. Little Yokosuka, Japan was reached
on the nation's Highways during Committee for 1951.
June 10th the Lake
change in temperature. by Champlain
the approved leave periods.
Capt. Leonidas D. Coates, newly must be forwarded to Lcdr. Karl after its Journey of almost three-
cards are to be stampedin
Liberty Friday-Cloudy.
appointed general chairman presided Considerablywarmer. fourths of the earth's circumference. -
H. Omholte, Booth Committee
red Ink with the warning ,
and urged all committee Scarcely two days passed,
'words: "A contributing factor to Chairman, Rodm 202, NAS Ad
chairmen to start the groundwork.He Saturday- Intermittent light however, before the ship wa
<<;collisions is, attempting to ,drive ministration Building, prior to 1200
also stressed the importanceof rushed to the sea of Japan off
too far in too shod a time." rain. Continued cloudy.
bringing fresh ideas and more Dec. 15. the East Coast of Korea, where
I-5 This is not a competition Sunday-Clearing.. Cooler Sun-
colorful entertainment features to con-I she became an integral component
allies and nine minute-
Color a
practical realization. (Please Turn to Page 2, Col ) day night. of Task Force 77.
movie entitled "Wanton Murder"are .
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to be shown in movie theatres -
of. all commands on the sta- Stating that 'in the four years
tion. In addition, printed sheets the Charity Carnival has been + .dtrifiSi

sti'easing the grave need for safe held on the Station it had attained

drjvlng will be distributed at the mature stature.. Capt. o.N .
Main Gate Just before Christmas. Coates declared that the time !

These are by no means repiesentatlve for experimenting was ended. He t SA
$ 4'
of the extent of the said, "We need now to work on 14 : 4

, program now being studied by the the expansion of those features 4 1 }'
Board. In session every. Wednesday which have proved their value,

morning in the library, of the and improve wherever we can the '
Infirmary, the members are devoting ways and means employed In the \, L.:5: ; :_
"a determined effort to cut overall production."

, down the accident rate InvolvingJax In the interest of originating(

Navy peisonnel. some practical game4-of-sklll/ a
: tOO defense bond is Offered by

IM.in concern educational measureR the Booth Committee for every

strict traffic control, and Idelfor a novel, guaranteed AW ..6 n Nifd f: A ...:. I
possible obligatory: motor vehicle money: making game booth that 1954 CARNIVAL ,COl\l1\IITTE&-Navy\ Charity Carnival'Committee for 1954 gets down t;ser
inspection at regular intervals of is ,accepted for use at next year's lous business with plans for next May's big event. Annually ,the biggest event held here,. proceeds
all cars licensed to drive on Station carnival. from the carnival go to charity. Seated (left to right) arer: Comdr. 'ltalph Shepard, finance; Comdr
( premises 1 1 Edward Bryant, food and refreshments; Lt. Col. Paul Treitel, security; Capt. Leonidas Coates, gene
ral chairman; Comdr. George Ellenburg, klddleland; Comdr. Edward Irons, sanitation and first aid
Other! members are Lcdr. LloydS. All hands, civilian or military, and* Lcdr. Edward Potter, awards and raffles. Standing (left to right) Lcdr. Milllam Clampet, con.
Dauphin, Lcdr" Thomas' J.RyanLt. are eligible to submit suggestionsfor strnctlon and, maintenance: ; Major Francis Ignassewski, decorations; Lcdr. Kenneth Imholte,
.>Phllli L. Pelletier, Lt, booths, but detailed pl nsshowing" booths; Philip Myers, secretary-treasurer; Michael Cascone, exhibits; Comdr. Carlton Starkes and
Lcdr. Curtis Zane, publicity. Absent from the photo are Comdr. Harry Harty. awards Capt. Rich-
/jg) 'J.'F. Ramsey, Spero'Taasou- method and principles of ;
ard Mann, construction; Lt. Col. Charles, Kuni, decorations; Capt.; Warren Klein, sanitation and
,,1'0\1108, and Arthur E. Cliff, operation and personnel)' required '. Lcdr. Richard Donahue', entertainment. -

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1 N JflWflIt&i'4iTh''I VC-62 Requests Assignment Of 'Buz' Sawyer To Rolls I

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Local comic-strip enthusiastsmay cer with the rank and manifest the VC-62 "skipper", "Include
Lcdr. Sawyer high .altitude
I be interested in learning qualifications photography up
: I'ublllhf'd.ry Thursday for Navy and Ma 1ln acthlilti at Natal >(rStation. .that Lcdr. John S. Buz" Sawyer ,"' said Comdr. Bacon to 50,000 feet and low altitude

Jackson*life, Ha has been requested for assignment "IT IS FELT that this .type photography down to 50 feet;

D>Pt. Bumham C. McCrfffree HAS. ..:.Jaeks..tflI.... ........ ..........Cemmandlne Officer Fleet Air Jacksonville of duty would appeal to Lcdr. some of our 'Banshees' are old
Corodr. John D. Blltch.................._.. .._._....................-.............................hxecuthe!: Officer squadron to a after completion Sawyer's adventurous spirit enough to b, prone to flameout
rle.t Air lat atllURear
4
Adm. Osborne B. Htrdlion ....................... Commander. of his test pilot training.In following his association with on catapult, and our 'Cou.
Capt. Howard V. Hopkins ... Chief of but a letter addressed to the jour distinguished unit at Pax gars' are new enough to utl-
Air EUrCapt.
met
WUj *
Theodore flail .........,..- ._- ., ,. ,_... ...... ,. -, ,-, -- .. Commander Pilot Training Division at River.. liee him on teat hops."
? ? ? ? ? Test
Comdr. Frank D. Kejw _....._.................._......._......-....._..Oilet Staff Officer the advantages Since the nickname
l'atuxent River, Md., this week, Describing "Buz",
N r l Air Trka( al TraUIac Center '
C.pt. David UfOarar-h"' ..Tr,1 lim,1,1ullla,11, ? ?. ., _, Commanding Officer Comdr. Noel R. Bacon, commanding his squadron could offer, was not mentioned and there
Comdr. Richard S. Stuart I,;Maul..n.,11I1 ......... Executive Officer : officer of VC-62, requested tomdr. Bacon declared that de- actually are two Lcdr. John S.

Capt. Edward S. Lowe ......u.......... -,- ,. .. -, -,.Commanding Officer the services of the Navy's 'tachments from his squadronserve Sawyers, in the Navy register, .
Capt. .U A. Newton -___>__ __.... ...rilu.----. -.,- ,- ---- ecuU\'t' Officer sectionof VC-62 who
hero when he in practically any yeoman worked on

Capt. John L. rAunihm ,. .., u,?._,.N...A&TU...., .. ?/,..,,?.? ..,...,.,-. .,-._..Commanding Officer comic-strip the world that "Buz" might the letter were convinced it was
Comdr. Anthony Iruaio ...........:..............ExecuU\ Officer finishes his training period.
t "This command can very well desire to see. for real, despite its being
The JAX AIR NEWS I U published weekly at the U. S. Naval Air! Station of offi- .OU OPERATIONS," said stamped "Unofficial".
utilize the services an
ckionvllle, Florida and printed commercially "lth non-appropriated fund
.t no expense (A the government and In I'OmpUanct..lth NAvEXOS pRty..
Nor. .1 Coplet are distributed free of charge at the Naval Air !';Station the ] -- ..... .. .... ..
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TrainingUnit, haval : '
Natal Air Technical Training Center Naval Air Resene :
Air Station\ Cecil Field and the U. &. Naval Hospital. Chaplain Duty 'f: i; .2 ; JW't7 ; ..

Assistant Editor-Helen EditorAndrewEditors; John Chan'at. AN. StaffRrportemEd
Henderaan, FN&N; Cordon hobble, SN, Circulation.DistributionMarce
FURCO, JO3: Vivian Knox. SN. At Center For
'the JAX AIR NEWS is a member of the Armed Forces Press Sen'Ice.
API'S material appearing Armed publication! may not be reprinted without }'b k rt
th* written permission of Forces Press Service. of other k.a .q:
matter, except: by art vice putllcatloni la prohibited without permission of Veteran PilotA
\ > C
rdttEditoriaXlAofAces I located Budding MO (topside Phone extensions 8184
and 216.H'lor. veteran of the Korean con- 4

flict, a WWII Navy Torpedo L'awe

Awards At Center Schools :' Bomber pilot and now a new

Chaplain at, the Naval Air Tech-

Go To Walker Kasiurak Raxter nical Training Center are the

highlights of Lt. (Jg) Jesse M.

One sailor and two Marines, top Ashcraft's military career to date.

Indents in their respective graduating Pfc. NewellS. The new Chaplain served with
.. Raxter finished -
classes at Naval Air Technical Destroyer Squadron 17 in Korea,
with the
Training Center Schools last much of the time aboard the flag

week, were selected for honor highest averagein ship, USS Gregory (DD-802)) and

'awards. Airman ; took part in the siege of Wonsan.
School, a 89.76
Robert Walker tY lie entered the service in Nor.
mark. This was
AEAN, had 1942. During World War II he
the best in a
the highest average was an instructor in torpedo
class of 114
in Aviation students. bombers at Fort Lauderdale, Fla. .
F.leetri- After the war he attended and ; ; -
A native CHAPLAIN O\\Sn'EM L't.J.J) ; Ashcraft
new Chaplain
i n' Mate was graduated from Southern
a ,
r s
San Francisco, Baxter I at. NATTCenter and a World War II torpedo bember pilot,
Class "A" Caif.) and a graduate of Lowell : Baptist Theological Seminary.. He shows two Airman Preparatory School students a THAI on the
School, and has also attended Ouachita College in ramp at Aircraft Maintenance. The students are Ftc Pat Fleming
been assignedto High School, Pfc. Raxter entered Arkansas. (left) and Pat Woods, SN.Recommend.,

Compos- the Marine Corps in June, 1953. .
From here he will go to Aviation '
"What was the argument between -
I t e SquadronSix
-'-- Electronics School at NATTCenter Oi
Closing
NAS San you and your uncle?
for Walker Memphis. "I didn't mind when he wore my .
Diego, duty. .
Walker joined the Navy in hat, coat, shoes and suits, but

March of 1951, and served at Start Plans when he sat down at the dinner One Navy CommissaryA

North Island, San Diego, before table and laughed at me with my

attending Airman PreparatorySchool (Continued from Page 1) own teeth that was too much!

at Norman, Okla. test, for the f00 bond will be report by pro John A. Hannah, Assistant Secretary of Defensefor

given to every person Mho sub :Manpower and Personnel, has revealed that recommendations have
The A vlaUonStorekeep '
mits a booth idea that is used. : .. I been submitted for the} closing down of six commissaries, Including one

All suggestions mutt include a j" / ; Navy commissary store located at the Brooklyn Naval Receiving Sta-

rr, Class "A" sketch of the booth, which is to ': '0 "' !

School honor be approximately' 10 by 10 feet,' I tion.Five affected are Army commissaries ..

award went to and plans for construction :,'. .. three of which are at posts I Act for, fiscal year 1954, to elimi
Pic. Robert G. nate commissaries S.
in the U.
Names 'of the winners will be : where activities are to be reducedor
Kasiurak, whoIs "I' # unless the Secretary of Defense
announced in time for Christmas. ;/ : closed entirely. The others are
now on his 'r :; :; \ .' could certify "that items normally
Ideas must be for games of skill : ,.:.?=, : t at Installations now active..
way to the Far : : .': .1. : procured from such-atlSres are not
i.lj .
only, and there is no limit to the : a *
I '
East Command ;'::; otherwise conveniently availableat
'- number of ideas an individual may ::;: : CONGRESS HAS ordered the
for dutKaslufa : reasonable prices and in satisfactory *
submit. Each useable idea is wortha
Defense Department, under Sec-
.
Prior to entering the Maiine: quality and quantity:
$100 bond.
Corps, Pfc. Kasiurak attended the ;"" tion 624, Defense Appropriations *
:
Full name, rate and address "
University of Illinois : ALL OF THE stores to be
must be attached to each plan.
Other features discussed were ; ; :/ '... : Blue AngelsContinued closed failed to' meet the criteria

Klddieland, which is to be en- :)" :1:1// set up by Defense when. the first
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larged this coming year, andthe_ ",.. returning to the study of commissaries was or
"birthplace" of
popular El Dorado Music Hall, ." dered. This specified that the
.".... the group. The exhibition team
which will receive :
a streamlining,
....
: : :' was formed at NAS Jax in 1946. same foods must be available from
with to
a planned more
program (
CATHOLIC : : ,,_
Disbanded commercial sources, in a reasonable *
typically portray the true carnival at the start of the.
Sunday, Mass-0800, 0900, 1000 spirit. I Korean conflict, the unit was reorganized selection of individual item,
.-St. Edward's
Chapel. Last year's carnival netted GETS 'NAVY WINGS'-Receiving in late 1951 at NAATC, at convenient 'locations, and at a
Saturday-0800. ,his "Navy Wings" after Corpus Christi, Texas.
more, than $60,000, of which $44-
Daily:-0 30. carrier qualification aboard price which was less than 20 percent
Sunday-0630-Mans at Hospital 000 was donated to the United the hISS Midway is Air Force Since then, Just as before they above'the cost of a standardlist

Chapel. Fund Drive in October. .Capt. Charles Melton, an exchange disbanded, numerous requests for of items available in commissary -
pilot now attached to performances have kept them
MORMON Early to bed and early'to rise, VC.6%. Comdr. Noel Bacon, traveling over the nation stores. .
1930 Wednesday NA TTC- And gal out with the VC-62 skipper makes the pres- giving A final decision on whether
your goes aerial
exhibitions
Chaplain's Office.CHRISTIAN. entation. Captain Melton new at air shows these and other commissary stores
other guys! the photo version of the F<80. and civic events. will
SCIENCE1900TuesdayNATTCChap be closed is expected .soon.

In the meantime, Dr. Hannah has

Jain's Office.PROTESTANT II. Cats' And'-S' uares' May Now 'Die' Dance LessonsCost I directed ,a stores resurvey located of in all large commissary

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0930 All Saints' Chapel. Sailors and Marines who want DKSN' ; Joseph Beards, AN; .is 50 cents lesson but I metropolitan areas. Results of the

1100: -All Saints' Chapel. to brush up on their fox-trot and Sam Miglorice, SN; all of seven lessons for $3.00 will be resurvey will 'be made available.

0915-Naval Hospital Chapel. ting and :jitter-bugging or who them graduates of Arthur :Mur- given in the classroom course, Army commissaries involved

want to learn how to dance, ray's School of Dancing.Class cash in advance.
Instructionwill are at the U. S. Disciplinary Bar-
Edge wick: 'Terribly sorry ;you have the opportunity each Monday lessons are held from be given Mondays and racks, Lompoc, Calif.; Erie Ordnance -

buried your wife. yesterday. old in a series of lessons givenat 1900 until 2000 in fox-trotting Thursdays.The Depot, Lacarne, Ohio; Camp
the Enlisted Men's Club, and Jitter-bugging. Private
man.
courses
are to all Luis
open Roberts, Calif.; Camp 'San
Watleywood: "Hadou 'o-M, Building 593. ballroom lessons will be
given enlisted sailors, marines
Waves Obispo; Calif., and Camp Brecken-
know" The teachers art Louise Cook, 'from 2000 to 2030. and Women Marines.
: ridge, Ky.





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NAVY WIVES

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CORNER. 0 ,1 tt

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The business meeting held Nov.' : =' 'NOTE

18 was attended by :35 members .- ,

and guests. AH reports were given.It r 1v; ;i The fund raising campaign: by
was decided that the club would CPO Club for the underpriv-

not have a ward party during childl en', Christmas party .

November. Instead, elaborate plans a shot-in-the-arm re

for a gala Christmas party. for when Club President Scott

Ward B-5 were made. assured cooperation by sev-

It was also voted to "adopt"two a a l leading chiefs of units at-

needy families for Thanksgiving here.

and Christmas and furnish They will canvass their respec

them with food and clothing. groups in an effort to get a ._-....,."" ...- .... .
It was announced that the Nursery from each chief
: John Cusano NATTCenter
as on all previous years, will Leading "stokers" who have ro-of-the-Weck

be closed all day on Thanksgiving been approached by club of-

On Saturday, Nov. 20, the' an- for this help, are urged to PO-oMheleek
nual Thanksgiving dinner was held so without delay.

at the club house in Dewey Park. The special bingo held last

A record attendance was noted. __, while not a sell-out Honors At CenterGo
_________H u night,
Committee members outdid them- WEIGHING Ledr. George ( attendance, netted the fund

selves decorating club rooms mlssary officer, supervises- his A larger attendance Is an- To Ciisano
In the appropriate theme. Not the Mainside galley. Tab was kept on for tomorrow night.

enough praise can be given to the away, and.cost tabulated.during, one "ch Chief Farwell and wife Gloria, (ruts it 170 ninth' In a new
cooks. The evening ended with a that personnel throw away some $12,009 :
Luck at '
can by taking more than they can eat. wooed Lady PettJ/-Ol/lcer-o/-t'he- aeries
dance. personnel cost-conscious. Left to right ; special bingo Friday night, at NATTCtnter.
The next business meeting will Burns, CSI; Neil Johnson, SKS and }, the lucky ducat on the .
John C. Cusano photographerthird
be held on )Wednesday, Dec. 2. ,
offered the
$10 Wasted At One Meal know what" by class, recently completed a
All members are urged' to be and the Mrs going
one-man photographic salon at
present. on one of the major games. NATTCenter. From Schenectardy
Mess Hall Test Proves I of NATTC braved ,
Chief Hughes : N. Y., he .Is. a member of the
wrath of some 400 ardent bin- I photographic staff at, the Center.
Still Too players last Tuesday night
Are Wasting he 'blacked-out' for the His photographic display In...
eluded Naval scenes and pictorial,
"The eyes are sometimes( bigger than delayed jackpot.
I axiom is easily applied here. VP-3's CPOs tossed a party last scenic wildlife prints taken during

SALTY'HUMOR FROM It was found to be true last week night at the club. I off-duty hours in the famed ,
1 I swamps and historic centers of
HER AND THERE I when Lcdr. George Davis, NAS chart puss.'f Now that the labor problem Florida.
Commissary Officer/devised a way with "Operation Bar-
A: city slicker, passing throughthe to find out just how much money the Pit" has been solved, the Cusano is a graduate of St,

mountains, decided he'd like was thrown in the garbage. can thrown obstacle is the procurement Joseph's Academy In Schenec-

some of the moonshine he'd heardso during one chow hour. cost masonry. tools. Anyone owning .tady, the Winona (Indiana)
much about. He finally locateda S 4 willing to loan them should School of Commercial Photography
native known to mix the club. and the Naval School of
an each
occasional CONTAINERS for course BY act Chief Scott at

batch. served during the noon meal were had Upon completion, the "pit" Photography, Pensacola. Fla.,

"Got two kinds," the moonshiner set up beside a set of scales which mental be one of the high-spots < ,

said. "Which one you want?" was used to_keep tab .on the that the club during the spring and Fewer Clogs .

"Two kinds?" the man asked. "deeJ5-81 months. .
. "What do you mean?" t .
"Well," drawled the native soft- 'Mad Hatters' In one At : Local 1116 Of NFFE In Store

ly, "it's all according to what yew

want it for courtin" or fightin' Parade At Local that has Selects Officer Slate For NavyWhile S

1"! cause Local 1116 of the National Fed-

Hat hounds" of Federal Employees an- many a yeoman and
hears Crazy Party
"I you've been doing something -
dominal its slat of officers elected Navy stenographer has bewailed

about your stuttering. Have i its last meeting. returned work from Reports Con..
If you thought you were sud-
?
you stopped yet elected for the
Following were trol, the Navy is expending every
"Peter of denly lost among a bunch of mad-
Piper picked a peck :
Roland
year: Couey, pies- effort to simplify and expedite'its
pickled ." hatters In the vicinity of the "O"
peppers
; Clara Newton, first vice forms, correspondence, filing,
"Why! That's wonderful! Club several days ago-you were.
C. C. Monroe second
; mail and directive sy tems.
"Yes, but it's d-d-darned hardto It was the mad-hatters exhibit- :
In -presidenti: \ Venn, third Such is the opinion of Mrs. Nadine ..
their officers' wives
work into an ,ordinary c-c-c-c- ing wares as music
; Marion McKaskle, \V. '
Jackson, Reports assistant
." who used the "Crazy Hat Party"as
: ; Douglas, Houghton,
fAn their theme during an afternoon under Lcdr. Stanley Ebert,
rea a u r e r and Iva Hopper, Administrative officer at NATT
'
official in one of the English luncheon. week. .
I Center. Mrs. Jackson returned last
colonies, wishing to test the honesty The idea of the get-together was ilies, Executive committee members
of hU native houseboy, left initiated by Mrs. Carlton Starkes, week from a three-week course in
sing Albert Spencer, James .
Forms
in
the Penta.
Management
a pound note on the table. The who herself is a millinery expert. and one other to be
it to The of the "helmet- gon, Washington, D. C.
boy found it and returned majority ship !in a run-off election be-
his master. wearing" partygoers were wivesof Paris Howard and Russell The course was conducted by

"You may keep it as a tokenof doctors attached to the US The the Office Methods Division! AdminIstrative

your honesty," said the official. Naval Hospital and the Mainside, they The December meetings will be Office, Navy Depart
This test was repeated at Irregular Infirmary, ment.
steam Dec. 14 at 1900 and 2000 at
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intervals and each time Mrs. Jackson, who has been with
a long DAY Hall, 16 East Duval St.
the master told the houseboy to First place prizes went to Mrs. NATTCenter for more than 2'/4'!

keep the money. One day how- Charles Adams for her creationof years, also served with the Navy

ever, the master, quite by acci- the "Spaghetti Topper" and to during World War II, In Miami.

dent 'left his wallet with over Mrs. Edward Lowe for her masterpiece .

five hundred pounds in it on' the "The Salad Bar". Secondary
Center PODSeparated
table. When he went to get it it cbnsolations were awarded
to Mrs. Norman Mann and
was gone. He called his houseboyand .
"iI!' .
asked him if he had seen t. Mrs. Jack Thompson, for their To

"Yes, sir," the boy exclaimed. respective "Carefree Florida" and

"What did you do with it," the "Straight Flush" headers. Inactive ,
Duty
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master gasped."I .

a token of my Mrs. William Lyons received
kept it as After nearjy three years at ..
honesty," the boy replied proudly. honorable mention for her ingen NATTCenter as Permanent Officer
ious work of art aptly monick-
w of the Deck, Lt. Albert S.
Mama Skunk was worried because ered "A Day In. the Ward". rTi r Bandosz has been relieved fit hH:
trackof Prizes for the winners were made
she never could keep
post and returned to inactive dutyin
her two children. They were and presented by Mrs. Starkes, the Naval Reserve.A .
named In and Out, and wheneverIn who has been making hats and
was in, Out was out, and if instructing classes in millinery for former enlisted quartermaster ?
he was commissioned a Naval +
Out was In, In was out. One day the past.5 years.
Officer in 1943 after enlisting in
she called Out in and told him Classes in hat-making are now -
Interested, Mrs. fi. ,., ., Feb. 1934. During World War H .
to
to go out and bring In in. So open anyone ,I
Out went., out and in no time at Starkes has announced. "Every ;'i '. '..,. _..__.... he served in the Pacific Theaterof
Operations. In 1946-1917 he
'all he brought In in. woman can do( it herself; and to The uninhibited creations above displayed
DIG THOSE LIDS!- are was with Admiral Byrd as a navigator
"Wonderful", said Mama Skunk. do it yourselC- to be practical", by four winners of the Navy's doctors' wives "crazy hat" on the Antartic
"How, in all this great forest states the wife of Comdr. Starkes, luncheon held at the 'O' Club. With their creations, are, (left to Expeditionto
could! you find In in so short a NAS Administration Officer. right) Mr*. Charles Adams,.(Spaghetti Topper), Mrs. Jack Thompson the South Pole.
Interested parties jnay contact (Straight Flush), Mrs. Edward Lowe (Salad Bar), and Mrs. He Is-a native of Atlantic City.N. .
time? Norman Mann (Carefree Cafeteria). Mrs. Adams and Mrs. Lowe
"It was easy," said Out, "In- Mrs. Starkes by calling her_ home took top prizes. The 'crazy hat" party was an idea of Mrs. Carlton J. He attended the Pennsyl
stinct.." aboard the station Starkes, wife of Comdr. Starkes, NAS administrative officer. vania Institute of Criminology.

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' -Fasron Six, WL-J05, Fasron 109, VP-3, VF-J74, V1& VC-62 VF-14 Report AirLant t Battle 'E'



I Scouting 'Jacksonville' Area Squadrons During Awarded Med VA-15 Cruise



Fasron Six Hospital. Ensign Dunlop will seethe > .. ._' :,,,,,., VA-15; presently aboard the
This week's title of "Whita[ youngster for the first time USS Roosevelt In the Mediterranean

Hat of the Week" goes to Virginian when he returns from a cruisein :was recently awarded the

David W. Holloway Jr., AN, Cuba. > ComAlrLant battle efficiency "E"as i'
who earned the distinction for Advancements in rate have top attack squadron in the Atlantic *

his continuous good work'' in Engine made nine men happy, including Fleet

Build Up Division. Robert Adams, Lawrence Lcdr. Wlnfred. R. Prescott, skip

Holloway hails from Messick, Van Winkle and Herbert Babin, per of the Fleet Air Jax unit, accepted

Va.. lIe attended Poquonson High all AT2; William Weinberger and the "E" plaque Prom Rear

of Poquonson, Va., and later Kenton Haymans, 'AE2; James Adm. Hugh H.; Goodwin, Commander .

worked; as .a pipe fitter :for NewPort Howard: AL2; George Summers, Carrier Division Two.
: News Ship Building' and_ AK2; Myrlon 'Catling, AM2; and To ,the men of VA-15, attack
element of Carrier
Air
Product Co.Enlisting Donald Morin, YN2. Group
One', the "E" signifies the
sue,
A welcome has been given to
in the Navy Feb. 5,
he received boot training, at Charles Welborn, SN: who reported wiiiL Jar hard cessful" work completion and detailed of years of
concentration -
aboard from the USS .Valley
Cambridge, Md. after which he
of efforts In
was sent to Fasron Six for duty. Forge; Frank Cla'ytor, AD3, operational
and training exercises.The .
Holloway was first assigned to from Airborne Early Warning
formal of the
awarding "E"
Line Maintenance where he per- Squadron 2; and Anthony Shar-
plaque to the squadron's
formed duties as a plane captainfor key,'AE3, back from leave. ,blasted, the adage skipper
"Always a
nine months before being
bridesmaid, never a bride" appliedto
transferred' to Engine Build Up. Fasron 109 1L -
VA-15 as a result of it being
Fasron 109's Operations department -
Holloway curently resides in .
runner-up by slim scores for the
Jax with his wife Estelle and held a party for all "E" FOR VA-15 Four members of VA-15 which recently won past two years.Originally .
two month old daughter, Janet. hands and their wives last Friday the ComAirLant Battle efficiency "E" as top attack squadron in commissioned in Bermuda
at the:804 club-house. Wives the Atlantic'Fleet, view the new Insignia painted on one of the
Paul S. Byars, ADC, and wife brought covered casserole dishes aircraft, aboard the USS Roosevelt. Left to right are: II. A. Rich in 1942 as Torpedo Squad..
Shirley proudly announce the' Flint ADC and Lcdr. R. ron 4, it saw its first action
and the social committee, headedby ter, ADC; M. E. Harrell, ADC; R. D. W
arrival of a baby girl born Nov. Chief Hawes, arranged for Prescott, skipper of VA-15. against the enemy in North Africa

23, at the Naval Hospital. The the food. chests and proud smiles. First to AN, and John J. L. Tctrault, AM- destroying planes and dive bomb.
christened Carol Lee Ing ships and subs.
was ,
tyke
arrival Lcdr. SAN.
A contingent of Waves helped announce an was
in 7 lbs. 3%' and is In August of 1948, the .
weighed ozs. who squadron'
enliven the evening of Jitterbug, Fred West, operation-officer As Field Control Landing Practice -
.
the Byars' third child. fox trot and samba dancing. has just been selected for a third was begun by VF-170, Hell official designation was

Here for duty is .Peter D. Van Games were also enjoyed. full ttripe. He has a new daughter Razors' Lt. Dayo D. Prindle and changed< to its present one, VA-15.

Sickle, AE3, who reported in Sixteen Fasron' 109 members Debra Ann, six pounds, bornon Lt. (jg) Joe D. Stell put on the squadron for a cruise aboard a

Nov. 25 after completing 28 will receive their discharges from Oct. 1. LSO suit and waved .."the pad carrier. Within the next few days

months! with VF-34, based at the Navy before Christmas while. Tom Birtley reveals the arrival dles" for.the first time under the two detachments will retain to

NAS Cecil Field: three others have departed for of David Richard, born to watchful instruction of veteran Jax. and next Monday the Feb

James B. Manne, SN,' checked duty elsewhere. Those transferred wife Jane on' Nov. 24. Too, Lt. LSO, Lcdr. Buckcnmier. of Com- ruary'detachment will go aboard .

back into the squadron from the are: Virgil E. Gustafson--, AK3, Ago Sciiou, ground tiehiing' of- FairJax. ship for carrier qualification.

Naval Hospital recently after a James W. Kilgore, AD3, and Har- cer, was introduced to Kathryn The "Hell Razors" are still emphatically Returning is the Lake Champlain -

lic'cn'week illness. He has resumed old A. Forrest, A T3. Grace, 7 JI). 3 oz. gill 1, by h's wife supporting their educational detachment, under Lt. Dale
duties in the Communica- Sylvia. Finally, it was a new
program. During the Kimble, after a cruise in the Far
tions Office. VP-S baby girl, 6 lb. 11% oz., born to month of November they com- East. The FDR detachment, un:

Back slapping, hand shaking, Chester Kukla,' ADC, and wife, pleted 58 correspondence courses der Lt. Henry Henderson, returns

VA-105: chest expansion all have rea- AI"el"e. and ordered 89 more of them.In from the Mediterranean. .
.
Heartiest congratulations, gd to sons for their 'aroundthe 1
presence the matrimonial department Reporting in from PII(B)
Ensign and Mrs. Thomas E, Dun- VP-3 spaces. A rapidly approaching VF-174 two'more, "good 'm nhave School last week were Lt. Wil

lop, who recently became parentsof deployment date has The VF-174 "welcome mat" was astray." Ens. Randy B. Lynn gone was liam Mitchell and Lt. (jg) LyleR. \

a 6 pound 8 ounce boy, David :ill hands ,making with the feeling spread for new "Hell Razors." Reporting married recently and Ralph M. Olson, formerly from VC-11
Mark who arrived at the Naval camaraderie and aboard Robert D.
: goodnatured were and CF-113 ,
Grassi, AM2. is tying the knotin respectively}
pats on. the back. Benson, AM2; Andrew C. Olsen, Ccnn. this week. In from photo school at Pensa-

DOD Studies Four new fathers have swelled AKAN; Clifford C. Belden, AM- I cola is James A. Davis, P1IAN,

... : .1 VJ-2 and from VU-10 in Cuba, Donald
,
e k Crockett, AOAN. Charles R.
Lcdr. DeLatour
Lloyd was
". Petty, AN, came from VP-10 here, -
relieved of VJ 2 Lcdr.
as exec by :
Possible Cut and Arthur R. Draher, ,PN2, reported -
William A. Engdahl. Lcdr. DeLa-
from the USS Salprno
tour is reporting to the NABTCat

Pensacola. Lcdr. Engdahl "reports Bay .
*
In ForcesWashington to the squadron followinga VF-14

rw.w. tour of duty with Fasron 104.
Lcdr. V. E. Dinlon, VF-14 skipper -
(AFPS)-The'De- a VJ-2 recently celebrated the presented 19 men with Good
tense Department, currently Is ) official closing of the 1953 Hur- ,
I
L1 (Please Turn to Page 5, Col. 1)
studying a substantial cut in the ; ricane season with a squadron

number of military personnel in : Lt party. This party also served asa ._. -

support of Army, Navy, Air Force farewell party for Lcdr. LloydL.
and Marine Corps combat units ;. DeLatour.

hich would not impair the fight Congratulations are in order
4 ,
ing efficiency of the combat forces. '- for Charles P. Lentz, AT2, and

This was disclosed by Dr. JohnA. mid George D. Faulkner, ATC. Mrs. ata L.
-
Hannah, Assistant Secretary of /b.r Lentz gave birth to twin girls ao a
a
Defense for Manpower and Personnel and Mrs. Faulkner presented her

at a recent press con : ; fA' kF, > ,wig.ti: husband with twin boys. -

ference. The squadron roster underwenta
"TheAir Force has already u A: large turnover in personnel -t_ ro f
made great progress in reducing MEET AGAIN-King Paul of recently. Richard J.' LaPierre,
the number of support troops," King Paul's Visit Greece (right) decorated Lt. PNSAN; Donald R. James, AT-

Dr. Hannah said.. "The AF Is Robert Schexnayder of VFr34 AN; Robert D. Ricksecker, .ADI,

confident that by the end of Takes Jax Pilot nearly ens with four Greece's years ago highest In Ath-flyIng -. recently became "Hurricane

fiscal 1955 It will be able to award, the Air Cross. The Hunters."

man 127 wings with 970,000men. I. two met again last week in Edward G. Moore, AT2; Duane
." To Houston Fete' Houston Schexnayder.of Texas,.the home townof G. Smiths AT2; and Charles A.

Dr. Hannah also has asked the Ricksecker, AT3, were detachedto
A flight made by Lt. Robert
Army and Navy to consider reducing the Greek Royal Air Forceto Norfolk FaetuLant Electronics, r
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their support strength by Schexnayder of VF-34 last weekto fly the American-made SB20 School for 16 weeks.

about 10 percent. Houston, Texas, .enabled King "Helldiver" fighter bombers Members of the squadron will ; -.. ..-.-.
Secretary Hannah asked the Paul of Greece to realize the ful- which were purchased from the be pleased to know that Lt. ; .' "

Army to get along in fiscal year fillment of a Jong-standing hope. Navy by the Greek government.In Charles J. Neumann is improving .'
1655: with 1,281,000 men; the Navywith. at the Naval Hospital. Lt. rl; g ;
670,000; and the Marine Corps Nearly four years ago in Ath- addition to the 'Greek Air Neumann contacted polio and en-

with 207,000. He emphasized a ens, when he decorated Lt. Schex, Cross, the Fleet Air Jax pilot was tered the hospital on October 30: f ; ,>

final decision has not been made: nayder, with Greece's highest flying later 'awarded that 'country's Distinguished ,

Dr. Hannah also told the press honor, the Air Cross, the King Service Medal for his VC-62- .y AAlSdq"PAato

that personally he was in favor stated, "I hope I have the opportunity contributions to the Greek fight Some people join the Navy anddon't _
and the honor at JUST IN CASE-The weather
of a pay increase but whetherthe some necessarily see the world, as
against Communism.At be cold but Iris
future date to over to the Unit. may getting
Defense Department will ask go advertised, but VC-62 personnel Maxwell has her furs ready
for one has not been determined. ed States and say 'thank you' Officially their meeting in Houston, Lt. believe they see a fair share of for the winter season at Miami

>lIe, explained other agencies of in person. Schexnayder chatted amiably with the globe.to Beach, Fla. Her costume indicates

Government are concerned, chiefly Lt. tkbe! naydf'r'. job la that King Paul at a' barbecue given Sunday, a detachment of VC-62 the local Miss weatherman Maxwell's faith has not in

pecause of the cost Involved.) : esgsgemeat WM t. train pilot by Houston citizen officers! and men departed the dimmed.'age .

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TOY WORKSHOPS-They come In from the junk pile and go out lookinglike Wright,w.A ;, and'l\f rioribon; A03. Students and instructors at NATTCenter
new!! That's the story behind the toy repair program carried out by the Navy (center photo) spend what normally would be their leisure hours in assemblingand
in assisting the Junior Chamber of Conunerce's "Toys For Tots" campaign Strictly repairing toys. Work is carried out In "shops of Airman Prep School at the Cen-
on a voluntary basis, and in their spare time, these men hope to have several ter. On the right are volunteers from the NAS Crash and Fire crew. Left to right I
trurk loads of toys repaired and ready for delivery to the needy at Christmas time. are: James Kerry, AB2; Donald Andrejcck, SN; Johnny Waltz, AA, and James!
In the left photo are men from VF-174 applying their touch. Left to right are: Kirk, ADAN. 6
Charles Hodsden, AE3; Richard Robinson, AEAN; Ben Alexander, AE3; Roger
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Navy Gives Jaycees LiftIn I Traffic Report At Caribbean Installations


Shows Drop In Comdr. Knight Completes SurveyOf I



Toy Repair ProgramFor ViolationsThe period November 6 Tropical Insects Rodents

,Comdr Kenneth L. Knight, of-
the second consecutive year volunteers from Navy unit here through Nov. 25 brought less rats, this vicious! rabies-carrying
of the Naval AirStation's
flcer-tn-charge
have answered the call for aid in the Jacksonville Junior Chamber of station traffic violators before Preventive Medicine i I animal has developed into a major I

Commerce 'Toys For Tots" campaign, with the usual fervor and spirit the traffic officer than any Unit, has returned from a stay of I pest problem itself.UNEXPECTED. '
Volunteers from the Naval Air* previous month of this year. t
several weeks in the Caribbeanarea
horses, baby strollers, and wheelbarrows During this period, only 49 -
Technical Training Center, Crash
where he was called by the
offenders at thestation's
were arraigned
and Fire section of NAS Fire .. a Tenth Naval District medical officer
traffic court for InfractiOns -
Division, Fighter Squadron 174; to make disease-. k'''
i \\Ues of various ,clubs aboard against base traffic a survey ai
NAS Security and other units have
bearing insects and rodents.
the station are making decent emulations.
been repairing: used toys, with the
While he visited
the Naval
little girls out of dolls who heretofore Speeding tickets totaled, 11; away,
finished' products destined for base at Guantanamo
Cuba
preferred to sit without Improper parking, 8; involvedIn Bay, ;
Jacksonville's needy families the Naval Station
"Trinidad
and
their<<: clothes on. accidents, 8; reckless driving, ;
Tenth Naval District
Chief William Lloyd, in chargeof 5; running stop signs, 4; expired Headquarters -
at
Heading the "Toy Shoppe"
San Juan, Puerto Rico wherehe
NATTCenter for the second the crash and fire crew work stickers; 2; obstructing
yearis directed
short
a four-day course
Chief Mike Tuferella. He's assisted ing on toys' and Ensign Bob traffic' one; faulty equipment, in vector control techniques. About

by six instructors from Air- Freeh, of VF-174, report that their one; and four other miscellaneous 40 representatives of the Public ,

respective units, hampered by lack offenses.
man Preparatory School, men Health Service, and the Army,
Auto restiictipn was avoided -
of equipment at the outset, have
from Aviation Electrician's Mate
:
Navy and Air Force attended the
23 of these violators ten
speeded up their program considerably ; i 25 a.
Schools, and_ as many students session. a
station personnel were warned;
who are available during their Studies Cuba Problem
nine sentences were suspended;
pare time. Comdr. Knight is widely known
six were dismissed, and one License
The first load of toys included Teacher Student revoked. in the scientific world for research 1

\ bikes that looked like that they I performed in Africa and elsewhere. 1

had been ridden by Mr. Five by At present he is engaged In research HOOK-Krar '
Then Teacher- -
Five, wagons that looked like they Lcdr. McWhoricr\ Given concerning the mosquito Adm. Osborne Iii. Hardison,
might have carried loads of I in Cuba. Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville
scraplion problem
Command Of VF-12 (left) a donationof
presents
hobby horses that looked* The ,Mad CycleIt's Until, last summer, when Dr. $485 to Harry Gonzalez, executive -
like' they 'had run their last race Lcdr. Hamilton McWhorter III, Knight made "a survey of the island vice-president of Jack t'
back to school again for
and dolls who appear to have beenon assumed command of VF-12 during and found many unidentified sonville's Community Chest
two Navy chiefs at the Naval Air ceremonies aboard the USS United Fund Drive. The donation
an all-night binge. varieties of mosquitoes, no such
Technical Training Center, both came from personnel of
Franklin D. Roosevelt after for
a *
study had been made there lie
CAG-1 while from
operating
former teachers themselves in the
But by the time they leave the Naval Air Technical Training mer Lcdr. John M. Breen was fatally has since begun extensive studyof the USS FDR in the Mediter

repair benches of local workshops, injured. the problem, and admits he will ranean.
Command
the Toys are fit for Santa's The change-in-command ceremonies not be surprised if some entirely

sleigh, and some deserving' little John D. Small, chief tradevman, took place.in the Mediterranean new species of mosquitoes are discovered 3,000 Miles Off

tot who otherwise would never and Albert Lee, chief aviation where .the FDR is pres. as his collection increases. ,

have seen a toy, will receive one.or ordnanceman, are both taking refresher ently a unit of the famed Sixth Vampires in Trinidad CAG-1 Answers
in at
two for Christmas. I courses teaching Fleet. The most interesting problem ,

,The assembly-lik repair program I Training Facilities under the direction Formerly VF-12's executive officer he found in Trinidad la that of Jax
of Fred Burnett chief 'Chest' CallEven
at the Training Center has I Lcdr. McWhorter f is a the vampire bat. This type of bat

produced IS big bicycles, 32 tricycles aviation machinist mate. World War II,ace with 12 enemy feeds mostly on the flesh of while they were 3,000

8 pedal cars, 9 wagons, Chief Small was an instructorat planes to his credit. horses and cattle, but has been miles away, men of Carrier Air .

T scooters, and assorted hobby NATTC, Memphis, four years known to attack people. It carries Group One evidence
ago, in Training Devices A, B andC Ordnanceman School Class "B" rabies, and Is considered danger their hearts gave that
Schools.Chief here in 1945, later, being aa instructor were in the right
Scouting The Squadrons ous. Mosquitoes on the Naval base place by donating $485 to Jack
turrets.TEACHERS
attended Aviation in aircraft
Lee are no problem, as a thorough -
Continued'from
( Pace 4)) program sonville's Community Chest. United
Conduct Medals. Recipients were: of ditching and draining was, Fund drive.

Kenneth D. Teear, AN; James B. conducted by the British in popu- On behalf of all officers and

Watson, HM2; Andrew E. Ketola, lated areas during the war But men of the local based air group

AT2; James G. Young, AD3; Donald In jungle areas Dr. Knight says Rear Adm. Osborne B. Hardison "

R. Trisket, AD2; David W. I there are about 200 varieties. In Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville -

Paul, AD2; Harold W. Wasmer, w Florida there are around 72 presented the donation to

AM2; William Magee, AMAN; varieties.In Harry R. Gonzalez, executive vice-'

Eugene L. Coffee, AD2; Martin Puerto Rico, where the mongoose president of the ,Jacksonville .

H.: Kramer, AN; Donald E. Hall, ,was once imported to kill United-Fund.

AL)2; Henry J. Prager, AD3, and Serving aboard the carrier

Robert E. Sangler, AKAN. Leading Chief Ends USS Franklin ,D. Roosevelt AN

Personnel receiving fourth part of the Sixth Fleet, Carrier
Thirty-Year Career
awards in lieu ol the medal were: Air Group One members

Archie P. Henson: ADC; Johnnie I! With 30 years of naval service took time away from their dutiesto _

L. Lucas, SD2; Willard R. Hem- : ;. behind him Clifford J.. McCarthy, launch the charitable drive .

bree, AD1;' Walter E. Landon, i AOC, leading chief of Fasron 109, for what thpy.con"ldf"r "one of

ADC; and Arthur J. Furstenburger retired to civilian life last week. the mott worthy of all causes." iL

ADC, Henry .A. Marshall, c "A 1 Enlistment in Cleveland, Ohio on Air Group One, commanded by \

AE1, received a third award in f Dec. 9, 1923 began the 30-year Comdr. Robert M. Brunlrg, Jr., H

lieu t>t, a medal. naval career of Chief McCarthy. comprised of VF-12, 13, 14, and

William B. Straley, ADI, the Among his earner duty stations' VA-15. The "Red Rippers" of

squadron's educational petty officer was one for four years in the VF-11 are also a unit of CAG-1.

has completed a' total 61 Asiatic Fleet. VF-11 recently returned from

eighteen -correspondence coursesin Chief McCarthy also served in Korea.

the past two years. MUST KNOW-Former instructors in the Naval the Pacific during World War Hand Fighter Squadrons 101 and 102,

The "Tophatters" ire currently Air Training Command: return to the Naval Air Technical Training took part in several attackson units of CAG-10, teamed up with
I
Mediterranean Center for a refresher course in teaching to learn the newest the Marshall Islands for whichhe Air Group squadrons in donatingto
(n a tour of duty in the from Fred Burnett, ADC, (center), instructor Jn Training Facilities -
aboard the USS "Roo
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Mittmen Score in SI tt teAAU. ; f "-i-- it, AFPS SPOR.TSRo .



Finals Sbrted For Tonight. >' r. ndup

|If Arm4 FOTCN PrMi Sw4c.l' |

Scoring 10 victories in 15 bouts on the 31-bout programof Service Highlight

the Florida State AAU Championships on opening night Second Lt. Bobby Reynolds, All-

Tuesday, the Jax Navy-Marine varsity boxers set a hot pace American halfback at Nebraska

in the bier- event.Of In '50. currently is undergoing'

the 10, victories listed by processing in the 3702nd, Personnel
the Blue and Gold scrappers, cision at 147 pounds against Fred
Farley of Green Cove Navy. Processing Sq., at Lackland
,.even of them resulted In knock
outs or technical knockouts.In In the Class "A" Juniors! three a R 9 AFB, Tex. Harold (Ed) Wood-

only one bout were the Jax Jax Navy-Marine bixers lost sum, ex-pass catcher at Yale, is I

battlers pitted against each: oth Joe Brockway, Chuck Morris and now in the Army at Ft;, Williams,

er-Jerry Deley scoring a TKO Al Bell, Morris was winning' Maine AlSO Jimmy Hoimey

over Joe Houle in a minute, 8 against Carlton Scay of Lack a.. a member of the USAFE boxing
seconds, in the 156-piund class. wanna when the pair mixed in a wa
+ team, won the lightweight championshIp -
COACH STEVE Mayer's Navy- lalf-wrcstling struggle against i--
Marine punchers wasted no time the ropes and Scay's head butted in the Britannia Shield

In starting their victory string.In Morris and opened an old eye competition recently.held in Lon

the Junior "B" Class Jimmy cut. don. A/SO Paul Villrgas was a
Johnson landed a kayo 'on 178- THE BLUE and Gold sluggers .. '..., member of the USAFE swimming

pound Leslie Jeter of Eglin Air broke even in the senior division team that copped first place in

Force Base in 1.55: bf the first Bull Gilchrist, the war-whooping the 400-yard free style relay durIng -

round. 78-pounder, made short work of UP AND AT 'EM-Jax Navy's Vince Zoda (right) and Joe I the meting. The Britannia
Dan ,Lagant of Jax and Steve Ted Moye of Cecil Field. lie klersllch (20)) of VJ-62 of Sanford, stretch for possession of the Shield competition is an Olympic
Ilutcheson of Panama Playground clashed a right: that downed Moye ball on the opening whistle of the season's inaugural here, last style meting for Service athlete
Friday The Fliers went to roll of the
night on one highest
up
fought a nip-and-tuck affair with shortly after the bout began and point totals in history of Jax Navy varsity basketball to drub the i from nations which fought in the
the latter gaining the nod at then knocked him cold in '1:40: Sanfordltes, 11255. Zoda led the way with 31 points. The Fliers "Battle of Britain. SAFE

first ,but the decision was changed with another right.Roy'Jefferron entertain VC-9 of Sanford at Mainside Gym tonight teams scored 51 points and came

anti awarded to Lagant. Theyare of Jax Navy and in fifth in the competition. Events

I76-pounders.In I Bob Wagner, Pensacola heavy. Fliers In 1 included boxing, fencing, swimming
the Junior "A" Division Abe weight, mixed freely in the final Romp Opener; and shooting Sedalla
Mo.
AFB downed Sioux
Mclntosh, 139 pounds; Lee Bur. bout but Jefferson caught the City
AFB, Iowa, twice, 28-14 and 12-6
rky, lIT pounds; and Johnny Ko- Pennsy scrapper with a right in ,
tek, 165 pounds, all scored knock. 1:33: of the second\ round and itwas Set New Scoring Mark to win this year's Creat Plains
Touch Football Championship .
all
outs. Kotek knocked out Eddie over.'
Rio Grande College led by the
Wasko of Green Cive in the sec Clyde Page( and Tony Shields History was written into the basketball record books nation's individual scoring starBevo
ond. Kotek, comparatively new both lost decisions in the senior I '
last Friday at'the Mainside gym when the 53-54 edition of Francis, was defeated by
'
to Jai boxing started slow but division the Jax Navy Fliers pried the lid off a 33-game schedule by Lockbourne, AFB, Ohio, 86-78.

kept a left jab constantly ,working Finals of the State Championships running roughshod over VJ-62 of Sanford, 11255. It was 3evo was held to 22 points by

and finished off Wasko with I are slated tonight at 2000 the; highest point total ever accumulated in the history of the Skyhawk center Bill McCullumand

a sweeping left.MclNTOSH'S. in the D val' County Armory. hardwood sport at the Naval Air Station. s'ubstltuee renter .nlll Craft.

aggressivenesswore Teams entered include Jax Navy- It marked the second year.in a'' The ,collegians had previously
down Glenn of Pen. Despite holding a commanding '
Byrd
Marines, Pensacola Navy, Eglin
row that the Fliershave punctured ripped, Lockbourne at Rio Grande,
lead Jax
Navy was just getting -
tacola and he finished the Penn- AFB, MacDill AFB, Camp Stew- 84-77, Two newcomers on the
: the century line in an o en- started.: A tap-in by Zoda
.y'
fifth a right upper- Alt Green Cove NAS Cecil
scrapper Navy, ParrIs Island
S. C., Marine .basketball -
ing with 40 seconds in the final
that traveled about six inch game.The gone
cut
Field, Camp Seminole, Lacka- team are Bob Shields, for
laden with ite. locals ,were sluggish at the quarter sent the Fliers off to a
but dynan
es was : wanna Playground, St. Nicholas merly of LaSalle and DUI Tompkins -
Cox unanimous de. outset, missing on several at- monstrous 39-p olnt quarter.It .
Billy won a Playground, Wilder A. C., and front Texas Western.
Gainesville A. C.: tempts from the floor. but pickedup was fitting that big Vince,
Yankee
Jerry Lumpe, a farm-
to hold a comfortable 28-13 leading scorer for the evening with
Fliers' Home hand who played for Kansas City
Weekly lead at the quarter mark. 34 points., should rack up a bucketat
and Binghamton, N Y., is now in
Station
Basketball ScheduleThe SpikersTo The Syracuse Shotgun, Bob Gra- 2:23 in the last frame that put the Army at Ft, Leonard Wood

Jax Navy Fliers host baz, was the spark that set off the locals over the century mark. Mo. Pensacola NAS and Quan-

two formidable service opponents '. See Action In the Fliers' scoring blaze, chalkingup Zoda connected on 15 floor shots tico will met at Key West, Fla,
half a dozen field goals in the and four charity throws for' his
at the Mainside gym this Dec. 4 in a charity football gam
_ week, with action carded for St. Pete TourneyJax first heat. A bucket shot by Gra game-high total, with Grabaz garnering fpr infantile paralysis funds .
tonight and Monday. lax) at 77 sent Jax Navy into 27 points on 12 field goals Tim Monaoldno, fullback for the

Tonight-Sanford VC-9. Navy voUeyballers, composed the lead it held throughout the and three free shots. Amphibious Force Pacific Fleet

Mon., Dec. 7-Glynco NAAS. of personnel from VP-16 and contest. Tate, with 15 points, and "Red' grid team, has been dischargedand

All home games begin at NATTCenter, Journey to St. Rangy center Vince Zoda ex- Rogers with 12, were also instru. returns to the San Francisco

2015. Petersburg this weekend to par CCNY, picked up where Grabaz mental in the Fliers' scoring at. 49ers Also crashing back into
_i___ ticipate in the annual St. Peters left off in the second stanza, tack. professional football !is Quantico'

burg YMCA Invitational Volley. droppIng in a like number of field Tonight at 2015 'In Mainside tackle Roscoe Hansen. lie is back

Mainside IM Net ball Tournament.Top goals to boost the Fliers into a gym, the Fliers play host to San- with the Philadelphia Eagles since

amateur and service teamsin commanding 54.31 halftime lead ford-based VC-9, with the locals his release from the Marine Corp

Honors Garnered the. state are expected to com Scoring was at a minimum in the looking for the second win oi the The Cherry Point soccer team
pete for trUe honors in the AAU- third frame with the third member year. has downed North Carolina.State,
event teams Jax tri 2-0, and the University of North
sponsored including of Navy's scoring warmed
The Filers up for to-
Fasron 109 '
By front Miami: Orlando, Florida umvirate, Dick Tate, aggressive night's contest with a scrimmage Carolina, 50.SPORTS.

Leading< the field throughoutthe State University and Tampa. Kentucklan,"doing the bulk of the against the University of Florida

season, Fasron 109 has taken This is the first of a series of scoring. Play ended in the third varsity at Florida gym Monday FBOMYESTERYEAR

the Mainside Intramural volleyball tourneys the Jax Navy spikerswill quarter with the Fliers enjoyinga night, with Jax Navy edging the ,

championship, edging by VP-18, enter this season. 73-12 margin. Southeastern Conference Gators,

All-Station champions. .. ... 7774.
..
.: ", ,".. .' ,0:11:
y"
The Beavers take over the T' .: I : :" \: <:: ,Two contests scheduled for Jax Another in a weekly feature
.. that to life
brings performances
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throne occupied last year by Fas- :; :':: :;:; Navy this weekend, with Turner

ron Six, which stumbled to a ritl.t;t Air Force Base and Marine Sup-, on the Naval Air Station -

third place finish this time out. : ply Depot have been canceled. sports scene from dusty
issues of the Jax Air News.
Second place, however, can still i 11t ,. Glynco NAAS moves into Main- Ten Years Ago Today
be taken by the Banshees it they
side gym Monday for a 2015 game Brad Ecklund, stellar centerof
get by the Patrolmen in a play-off:
with Jax Navy.
the NATTCenter Air RaIders
series to be contested next week.
J Jh.
j RUNAWAYJAX was named to the first
Exact date and time of the ,,. NAVY ((112) team pivot position on the
play-off is pending, with final Mayer. FG FT ETA TF: TP Southeastern All-Service team
Tate. 1. ....7 1 2 1 J5
word expected to come from Special IJurgoyne, 1. 0 g 8 0 0 selected by tjthe Associated
Services early next week. Casaell. t. ..1 1 2
Roberts, f. 2 1 2 1 5 Press.Ecklund, a former Uni-
The top three teams were the I.ayne, f. 0 1 2 g 1 versity of Oregon standout,
e : Balchunas. 1 i: 1 o 0 2
only ones around at the end of 7oda. c. ....15 4 6 2 31 broke up many of the oppo-
regular season competition, five r Higgins Mailman, e.c.... 0 1 (2 0 0:5 0 2 4 0 sition's plays with his slashIng -
other unIts previously entered Rogers g' .. 6 I 0 2 2 12 tackles as linebacker
Rrabaz g. ..12 3 3 3 27
having fallen by the wayside. Vilnius x. .. 1 I 0 0 0 2 nib Years Ago Today
Scott g. ...2 (0 0 0 4
Here are the final regular sea. : Ward. g. ... 1 2 2 1 4Kloaa Lcdr. Donald L. Jacks' head
ton standings as released by Special a g. .. 0 0 0 0 0Touts mentor of the 1916 Jax Navy

Services with the runner-up .. .49 H 24. 16 112 footballers, assumed duties as
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pot pending on the outcome of STATION VOLLEYBALL KINGS-In the first annual Jax VI-I2. SANFORD ((55)) Recreation and Physical Train-

next week's playoff. Navy Volleyball Championship Tournament held recently at NA- Werner Flayer f..2 FQ FT 4 ETA 4 rr TP aIel.aurie Ing Officer replacing Lcdr.
STANDINGS! TCenter gym, VP-lC's Gators walked off with the title. As a result t.:: 2. 0 0. I 4 Tony Rubino, who departed for
Teaaa W. l..od r.t. of the win, VP-16 will represent the station in AAU and ser Rudldle, f. Ii 1 2 0 21 the United States Naval
Magoon. f..0 1 1 2 1Mersllch
Fasron 109 .16 2 *)
V1M6 ..15 3 .833 ice-sponsored! meets this season. Team members are, front row cMagjciore 8 2 3 3 :u Academy to serve 'as assistantto
Fasron : .14 4 .778 (left to right) John SenecaL Mel! Koch and Norris Richardson. fr.I: 5 9 1 11
.VC-CJ 0 18 .000 Center row: Larry Snellen, Art Douglas, Bill Fischer and JimHoillngsworth. Marone Kmmerlck g 1 2 8 3 4 Capt. Tom Hamilton, Acade-
Operations 0 18 .000) The g. 1 0 0 2 2,
Back row: John Stevens and Ross Kaser. my athletic director.
ietuLant ........u.0 18 .000 1
't\fV-n, ................0 J8 .000 champs compete in a meet at St. Petersburg Saturday Totats..20 15 25 11 55

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Blind Bogey Personnel Powers Woy ;


Award Goes w


To GardnerGood To Station Touch Title !



golfing weather last Weekend Personnel's smoothly polished touch football machine

brought out the "Jove o' theJinks" used its favorite method of attack-the forward pass-to

In many station golfers sweep a best of three series from Training Facilities on Var- ,

with the greens and fairways of i sity Field last week to haul down the All-Station Touch Football
the station links crowded for the .
Championship.The \
wtekend.I I
second consecutive
I powerful Personnelmen, Burgoyne to the Personnel center }
list of InI
Heading a 30 entries
Malnside tiUists, defeated their on a surprise play that, was good ,
Blind
the weekly Bogey
compe- NATTCenter opponents, 12and for 25 yards. Kingpins in TraFac's i
tition was W. T. Gardner who
37.20 in a sheer display of the attack were Bob George and Red
hot a 100-20-80 to match the
_
power that has kept the pen- Hatch, with both men connecting .
'number.Second .
winning $ 'i'
% : : ,pushers undefeated this season. on several long passes N I

place honors were "Steady-Eddy" Burgojnc, engineer j Scoring was he Ito a minimumIn ,

shared by Bill Bassett with a : "behind Personnel's ride to ( the opening game of the series, I

103-30-76, and Ray Scarbor- --------------. --..-....-.-.--3'-.......-....,....---: ..--.....--- victory, Bet up. three scores via I with Burgoyne once again the engineer :

ugh, 78-0-78. Larry Gies took i TOUCH GRID nUNNERS-UP-Outclassed, but not Outfought, long passes, and scored a pair in behind the scoring driven.

third position with 82-8 for a 74. Training; Facilities touch football squad finished In the runner-up the clinching game after passingto He flipped a short toss to Shriveron \

1'I1E DAY'S low"lross-was gar- spot behind Personnel of NAS in the All-Station Intramural I I both touchdowns In the openIng the TraFac three for the Initial \

nered by Lou Brozo, who played Touch Football Championship. The NATTCenter representative : fray tally late in the first half
dropped 12-0 and 37-20 decisions to Personnel; In the playoffs.
consistent golf to finish with\ a Team members are front row (left to right) Chuck Jabkmskl, Outcome of the final game was s e e j

steady 77. Clyde Hatch, Nerbert Karpinskl, Bob George, Ed McKeown and apparent from the opening whistle, Second half scoring saw Bur i

In second 'flight finals of the Hugh McLaughlin Center row: Willie Webster, Bob Abrams, with Personnel scoring on the goyne uncork a 35-yard heave to t
Murray Sharp, Ken Edwards and Wojciehowskl. BadP row:
Women's) Fall Cup Tournament Bob Hopkins, Jim Willis, Rod Priestly, Larry Preston, Ken Dode- third play from scrimmage, thanksto End "){oofte"" Crouse along the 1

Joan Harty defeated Farley rick and John O'Hare. a 25-yard toss from Burgoyne left"sidelines.. TraFac's deepest .!

Coates, 4 and 3, with steady play to "favorite son" Len Shriver, penetration into Personnel terri

in the clutch proving the marginOf .Ml a culminating a drive that ate up tory was to the 20-yard stripe t
.
victory for Mrs. Harty. :>:,i"M;! .:r:"" Jfw niR-neius 65 yards Defensive standouts for the Per ;
'
Earlier In the week Dale Con- .\. *, sonnelmen were John Bunk, Mike

ner upended Bette Gray, 7 and 5, I "Steady E I" was sole authorof Nosco and Joe Faro. .1)

for the first flight championship. 'I' the winners' second tally, The first game was played under .,

A "ONCE in a lifetime" shot scooping up a TraFac punt and NATTCenler rules, with nine man,

was recorded on the slation weaving twisting and turning 60 I I twohandt'touch.. The strange .'

greensward last week when Lcdr. yards to pay dirt mid-way in the rules failed to hamper Personnel': .

initial heat.; vicious attack.Sixman .
Roland Byrd shot an eagle deuceon ..- .... .,.'''', ...:_ '-'. ".' flag football, symbolicof
the tough, water-bund elev- Before the half ended Personnel '
enth hole. notched another tally when Mainside competition, provedtoo

An accurate shot off the tee by Burgoyne uncorked a 2o- .at'd pass much for TraFae to solve' in

Lcdr. Byrd traveled 200 yards Steady Air Wingers Finish to Jim Dempsey, scampering byTraFac' the d -or.dle second game. I

landing .in a clearing 135 yards surprised secondary. This marks the third year in .

from the pin. Second half scoring opened with succession that the Main I aide

From'there well-placed eight Personnel's Jerry Thomas snag champions have ruled supreme
a
iron shot soared over trees, a Second In IM Keg Loop ging an enemy aerial on the Tra : over NATTCenter. .opponents.

.
brook and rough to plop on the Fac 20 and racing over the payoff I

green, take several hops and roll Mastering i the pins as stripe. Burgoyne's second :I LeathernecksGain ..
a 4-0 decision over VP-18, de- marker capped a fine overland .
into the .
cup.Vouching though they belonged l to
spite a strong 553 by Ed Cuneo drive with fid" '
"Steady plungingover
for the of
accuracy them, the keglers of FAVV-11
Split InCageOpeners .
and 505 by Carl Edlo. sneak from
on a quarterback
this shot were golfing partners swept the final I match of a '.:
Arthur'Cliff and Ernie Fudge. I High performer for the 'Cane the three.
play-off series' from VJ-2 on i .
Professional Jack labels Hunters was Johnny Ruggieri with S :
Harvey the .:Mainside alleys Monday '
with a 502.When Final wore came on a pass from .
this stroke as one of the all- night and assured themselvesof The Jax Marine basketball squad \

time shots hit on the station second position in the :final FAW-lt' knocked over broke even In its opening games 'I

'ourse, and is the first deuce standings. the Hunters, It marked the lint Air News Needs last week at NATTCenter gym,

Harvey ever remembers for the I Th+ championship was copped .1lme since Ode 25 that \'. -! Sports WritersThe i dropping the curtain raiser to

tough par-wrecking eleventh. last week by the Banshees of Fas- had been beaten on the Building Jacksonville Junior
College, 07-50
,
Jax Air News is in dire,
Three lanes.Competition
>
< I ron Six for the second consecutiveyear. and spilling VJ-62 of Sanford two j
repeat, dire need of additional
.- on the Mainside nights later Identical :
Local Pistol l Ace sports reporters. Personnel by an score. .
enters dormant
bowling scene a
In the with JJC the
The playott'Ictory capped a with game ,
experience are preferred,
steady, all-season drive by the Air period, with many personnel taking Marines had a comfortable nine
Heads
For New- but experience Is not absolutely I I
leave for the holidays, but action -
Wingers, called by many observers point lead entering the final quar-
.
of Mainside keg play as one of resumes in the winter loopIn necessary.It's ter, but the Dolphins whittled
a great opportunity for
J
Duty StationOne the better balanced clubs in.. the midJanuary.An young men seeking a future. .. down the margin and tied it up
league. organizational meeting will with four minutes to play. .
of the beat pistol shots to Most of the men who at one
}I'AW.Ufouht It* way to the be held Friday, Dec. 11 at 1000 in In the final three mlnut, the .
ever represent Jax Navy, Robert time worked for the Jax Air '.
final round by taking a 31rr- Special Services office, Bldg. 930, local Junior i 'college quintet
Stringer chief aviation storekeeper News, now hold fine jobs on
diet from Ho"pltalflth Milton Topside to discuss rules and slapped in three field goals and
HM been ordered to reportfor newspapers in civiMan life. .
Kpsslnger' 509 series the big schedulemaking.All converted a foul to forge ahead.
duty at the Naval Air Facility, Personnel interested can I
units seeking entry into the The Dolphins were led by George
noise
Port Ljautey, French Morocco. ,contact the editor in Building .+.a,
Winter League should be presentat Kallish and Stu Gregory, each
:Members of the Air Wingers
930, topside, at Mainside.
Stringer Is the last of the Jax
squad are: L. D. Bowden, J. A. this meeting. garnering 19 points, ,while Tommy

Navy the'local pistol champions to leave Hinkle, J. L. MIxon, W D. Pend- Long and Chuck Carlisle' led the ';

scene., rey, F. W. Ederle, N. A. Malzone, Leathernecks with 13 and 11 :.,)

He follows M/Sgt.' James Brog- F D. Hejer, D. C. Kessick and points, respectively Long.and Km

don, now at Cherry Point, N. C.J: E. J. Murzlc. -- .. Smith were the big guns for the

Allen Johnson, chief aviation mechanic In another playoff battle, VJ-2 Mares in the victory over VJ-62,

at Pensacola, and John earned spot in the finals] with Long netting: 15 points anti .

Lucas, chief aviation mechanic Smith 14.Friday. .

currently with .the Persian Gulf and Saturday, the Ma-
Command. Sparks et Pace llnes travel to Sanford for a pair '

This quartet captured the Sixth of contests with VC-9.

Naval District team title in In NATTCenter Summary: "v"JUX -
4''b
1 1.a
1951-52. MARINtH: (01) 1
:Thayer n. TT TP ,
Stringer holds two straight District Volleyball Loop t Carlisle. C..r.r.' 3: 4 10 .:
Lovehu', t. .......... 1 4 I
Individual championship's.Ilia .' \ l.onar. f.............. :) It J5 .1.
record in this area includesa Aviation Electrician School went Wrecker, t. .......... 1 0 I:
NATTCenttr r Black. c. ............. 1 4) 2:
in the \
fourth in the District shoot at Into the lead Ulack. c. ............. 1 0:1: )
Pensacola Intramural Volleyball League last > Gonzales. e. .......... It 0 0 S
titles at
in 1951, and t-rby. (. ............ o ::1:1:
Jacksonville in 195253. week by /scoring! victories over Kerusk 11:. ........... 2 1 5
Facilities and the Guides. c.. ........... 0 8 0 ,
Stringer, holder ,of the Navy Training Smith r .. ........... II 2 ::14
Expert Pistol and Rifle medals, During the holiday week, the K 1.lajor ICr ............ 0 1 1
AGM School, 15-9, : S\'anaon, 8'. .......... 0 0 0 .,
shoots in the master class with Sparks defeated 1
the .45 15-8, and followed with a hard-I Totals .....,...... 17 :n ::51
.38 and .22 caliber pistols. W
i '. fought decision over TraFac, 12- : y \1.1 IUiF :DJ'T
Player
"My brother met with an accident 15, 15.13, and 1510. ;4ha :Merillch, t. ........... 4 4 7.J2
," said the kid sobbing "Ills In the only other game playedon < Kmmeiklc.: t. .....,... i :2 s
McGoon: 1. ........... i It 2
horse was sick and the doctor told the NATTCenter scene, TraFus! Rudlclll, e. .>......." 1 8' j ,.;
him 15-13 1511. Werner.'c. ........... :3k e 4 .
to take some powder, put it I downed AGM School ]felgera. 'e. ........... .e e 0 1
In a tube, and blow it down the STANDINGS. MARINES ALOFT-Rangy carers of the Jax' Marine varsity Maroney g. .......... J .
Tee's WI. JAtOt aloft against Jacksonville Junior College to the ball. Marines Mag alone. g. 1 ,
horse's throat. 'I AK School ..................75 3TraFae go snag Mli&er, g. 0 e Ji
"Well ................... 14 4 Chuck Carlisle (with ball, Paul Black. ((52) and Al Love Rim. *. ............... G t e .1
what ?
happened I AO School ,. 12 4. lace ((31) are all In the play on a rebound. The Marines dropped rkLaurle. g ..........9 u 0
"He did just like the doctor told AGM School :::::::::::::.::.:. 1 1 il 12 their opener to the Dolphins, 57-50, Nt came back t. tria.pIa, Griffin g..0 0 0I

him, tat the horse blew first.. MAD 5py S.'.rv.....nn..nn................. 0 12 57-50 over 'J-02 .f Toll .............IT J' ':.
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Informative And Yet Interesting Available Films


I No Monotonous Drivel In Local Weather ReportsSince I Cover Facets Of

FOR RENT the first time man began

-rm. furn. house. 2820 Harvard forecasting the phenomena of ,. :: -i: Flight
(Ortega). Ph. 4-4252, Mrs. wind, rain, cold, heat or storm, ra Training
ti Moble ', his fellow men have been constantly 'tvvvk Navy pilots, cm well as personnel -
Unfum. 3-bdrm. house. 6882 faced with monotonous and a i who do not fly but are
103rd St. Ph. 2-0689 Mrs. routine weather reports. interested in the skill involved in

Fasta. But the weather information( released 1 g flying, will be interested to know
B-rm. unfurn. house. 550. 935: Lan- by C mdr. Kenneth Nord- that a number of very good films
don Ave. Ph. 9-7838, Mis. stl'Ol\'l, NAS Jax ,aerological officer 44 a .. pl ibr dealing with flight training have
Becker. has been attracting' consl been obtained by the Aviation
Furn. 2-bdrm. house. $78. Murray : erable attention among. Navy Traim lags Film Library, Building
Hill Ph. 2-9779, Mrs. -Muelner. readers here. M 18.
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6-i m. unfurn. house. 1023 Oak St. "'MV FOLIO is to present' "Flight Training"* is seriea of
Ph. 7-6531, Mrs. Hess: weather information simply and six reels (MN 7398)) subtitled

:S-rm. turn cottage. $33. ,All', Base accurately so that the laymen" ;, Before You Fly', Takeoffs> Approaches -

: Trailer Park Ph. 2-5410, Mrs.' can read, understand and enjoy and'Landings', 'Cross-

Shultz. It. Of course this type of, forecast wind Takeoffs', Approaches and
Furn., 21'11apt.. $50. Lakesohre is ,in addition! to making technical Landings':, 'Emergencies', Small,
Dlst. Ph. 2-4275, Mrs., Grove aspects of weather availableto Fields', and 'Wing-Overs' and
S-rm. turn apt. $55. Springfield the operating, forces of the Chandel .es'. v .
Ph. 3-6591, Mrs.-Itolland. Sax Naval establishment," explains Another important requisite to
'-I'm. turn apt. (Pri. Ent.) 919 Com dr., : Nordstrom. .I good flying is dealt with in films
Rosselle St. Ph. 8-2655, Airs about instrument flying. They 'de-
Assisting: him as a forecast duty ,-i
Rhodes scribe the function of Air ROute
officer is Lt. Franklin C. Wang- WHAT'S UP?-Comdr. Kenneth Nordstrom (left), NAS Jax
3-rm. furn. 5459 Harrold St. Traffic Control 'voice
apt. ,, plus procedure -
berg who inserts seasonal sports aerologtcal bfficer briefs, Lt. 'Franklin Wangberg: on the latest
Ph. 2-9885, Mrs. Bauldree. and appropriate twists into re- i weather developments The ,sports: equipment Well, that's strict- and animated diagrams of
'-m\. furn. apt. 519 E. Adams I leases. A ly for effect to depict the unique Idea the aerology pair have of control areas.Importance.
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: The high pressure area of The messages are 'not only informative but interesting
4-rm. furn. apt., $C$. 4327 Hiawa I pleasant weather over the East beIng a photo pilot are discussed .
,
tha. Ph. 2-702J, Mrs. Darling Coast states .is coming to an end. ball weather this wee tend." more interesting, understandable, In technicolor film 'Fighter
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tha. Ph. 2-7021, Mrs. Datllng. weather followers will readily ad- For information or schedulingof
of the nation is Intensifying; personnel as a result of the clever
Furn apt. Near NAS. $75. Ph. Football fans in eastern states will mit that without a doubt the and these training films, call 423
unique forecasting
112-8-2791, Mrs. Porter. hope Jax: Aerology reports are by far or contact Aviation Training Film
for blocking action to
keep "But; Cmdr. Nordstrom finally '
Unfurn. 2-bdrm. apt. 4273 Baltic this showery, cooler weather out Library, Building 168.
'st. (Ortega), Ph. 2-5326, Mrs until late Saturday'atternoon.. At Local Waves declared in agreement with .

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Host To
Lcdr. Briggs, Ext. 411. weather eastward prior to game Play I a sensitive corn in predictingthe The Navy is now experimenting
f furn. rms. Mrs. Houston 2601 time. At this weather or the application of
early stage, it looks i. with the reliable P2V-
Park St. Ph 8-2770. like a draw with both sectionsof Strong FoesThe corn In presenting the forecast..
.. bdrm. ; J by adding two J-34 Jet en-
Furn Mrs. 654
Her-
Boling
,
the country in for sloppy foot- fines in' special wing pods, enabling -
man St. Ph. 2-4073. Jax Navy Waves basketball find our mistakes in these upcom-
the Neptune to make extra -
FOR SALES squad gets is initial taste of action ing games.'" quick takeoffs on short
Hear This
-bdrm. house. Near NAS. 4658 I : Men'sNight tomorrow night when it'hostsPensacola Among the members of the runways. This also gives added

Ulmerr Ph. 8564 or 85333. Wave at 2000 in the squad are: Beverly Bistodeau, Pat power for evasion tactics
3-bedrm. house. 4368 Genoa (Venetia Dec. 21 At Mainslde Harvey, Chris Olzewfikl: Ginny ver target areas.
). Ph. 8-6055. gym. Brown, Betty Green and.Mary
GI equity 5-rm. house. Near NAS Navy Exchange The local Waves give battle to Flangsburg.An .

and Cecil Field. 2248 Walter a strong' ParrU Island Women attractive schedule is ,ex- : ,.\\3

Ave. Ph. 887183. Mr, Willy. Don't be surprised If 'ou'walk Marines quintet Saturday night at pected to be arranged for the ,
3-bdrm. house and garage., Near I into ,one of the Navy Exchangeson 2000 on the' Mainslde court, and Waves, including competition with s n qA ,
Cecil Field and NAB 5350 Astral Monday night, the 21st of December meet Pensacola in a return con- the best service quintets in the
Ave Ph. Ext. 203 or 622. and can't find ahy women test Sunday at 1330, alto on the Southeast.
Lcdr., Tefft shoppers. This time has been set Mainslde hafrdwood. .
S-bdrm.. house. (Cedar Shores). aside strictly for the men. This Coach Johnny Davis of Jax "You plead guilty to stealing
6706 Crestview Rd. Ph. 23463. will allow them to get their Navy expects the home forces to this man's overcoat," said the

27-ft.. house trailer. (Schult-1946)). Christmas shopping) done, for show well against their two powerful judge, "and now you want, me to atWr
Lot 52 Azalea Trailer Park.R. their wives without giving away service. foes, but Davis kepton reduce your fine. Why?"
E. Sullivan O&R Instrument the secret.! the wary side stating, "It's our "Please, :your honor" beggedthe (
Shop. In addition sales clerks will first test, and at present are an man. "I hadto,- have the / ? '
MISCELLANEOUSRiders make special efforts to help the unknown quantity. We should sleeves shortened.." ;
wanted to men make the selections -----
Chicago
during proper
leave periods. Jim Ryan., Ext.' The large selection' of gifts offered You Had Better Make Your Holiday
216 or 8184. make it possible for personnel -

Riders wanted to Dayton, Ohio & to do all their Christmas Transportation Reservations Early "

vicinity. Leaving 0001, 13 Dec shopping at the Navy Exchange. _".__. ,_..' ....nn_ _.-.._",

Return 0730, 28 Dec. Call W. B. The Exchanges at Mainslde Don't put off making your vllle are already crowded but mil ANN L RAIN..featured with
Duncan at 417. NAT1'Center, ,and the Naval Hospital transportation reservations for I and bus companies still have open, Dean Hudson! orchestra, playIng -
Riders wanted to Pittsburgh, Pa will be open until 2030 on I at 0' Club tonight.
the holiday leave periods until the ings.
Leaving Dec. 14. Ext. 8430 Wis- Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
last moment or you may find THE ATLANTIC Coast Line
neskt. beginning Dec 7. All will remain Dean HudsonAt
Riders wanted to Savannah, Ga. open until 2030 on Monday, Tuesday yourself walking home. has announced that they will have
Leaving Fri., return Sunday. Ph. and Wednesday of Christmas The District Transportation Office extra cars added on their coach
Ext. 216 or 8184. Henderson. week, closing at 1200 on Thursday has announced that 'the air- service to New York on Dec. 18 '
Riders wanted'to Huntington, W. the 24th. line connections out of Jackson- to accommodate additional personnel 0' ClubSaturday
NATTCenter and
from NAB
Va. Leaving Dec. 23. Ph6048..
6 Wright. .- Other railroads are expected to follow -

Riders wanted, to Stanton, Va suit.
Leaving Dec. 14. Ext. 583. Simmons For the convenience of station
personnel who wIth to make reservationS .

Ride wanted to Washington. Leaving and purchase tickets, Dean Hudson, the man with the
Dec 14. Ph. Ext. 312. FrederIck space has been made available to "New Look in Dance Music" and
the representatives of the various his band, who played for enlisted
Ride wanted from,Lakeshore to railroad, airline, and bus com- men'% dancing last night at
NAS. Ph. Ext. 8228.; Catherine panies in the Jacksonville area NATTCcnter auditorium, will givea
Smith. t PERSONNEL who did not have repeat performance the Of
Ride wanted from Willow Branchto ail opportunity' to contact these ficer's Club Saturday at '200 .

NAS. Ph. Ext,: 268. Doris representatives on the 2nd'of Hudson, who has played here
Holoday.. December may do so on 'the 17th many times, is a band leader
Will baby-sit day or evenings Mrs. iY' of' December between 1500'and whose fresh and original{ idiom in
y ri 3, 2100 Itho southwest wing of dance
Addle Ph. 8-4956. music is sweeping the nation -
, Will baby-sit days Mrs. Fondry Building 551: .in the NATTCenter .
Ph. 28746.' area.. The Hudson band, which has

Will baby-sit days or evenings. Transportation agencies have played practically all of the big
Mrs. Dodd. Ph. 74788. i asked that personnel place their! night spots and hotels, is quite
Will ba y-sit days .or evenings J reservations as much in advanceas versatile The crew features song
Miss Joiner Ph. 74197., possible. Also any cancellation stress Ann Lorain, piano stylist
4 ;. FMERITORIOUS should be'made early so that other Lennie Love trumpet artist Sam .
Reader: ,"So you make up al personnel may benefit from them. Noto, the Hudson A Capella choir

these Jokw yourself l\IAST-Capt. David McCampbell, commandIng It has been, suggested that personnel and Bill, "Eudwelser" Jones, Ar-
f, ,Air News Reporter: "Yip, out officer of Naval Air Technical Training Center, congratulates watch the plan of the day thur Godfrey talent show winner.
three white hats at'meritorious mast after they had been awarded
of my head." and other' information media -for Another feature Is the Dixie
Good Conduct Medals. They are left to right) Thomas' Wintrow, '
Reader: "'You.,must, be." YN3; Robert Ellington, DK3 and Kenneth GlseYJi%. further I Information. land,. Six, a band within a band.

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