Jax air news
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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: December 17, 1953
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
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Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Page Two JAX.AIR NEWS 17 December 1953

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Published every Thursday for Navy and Marine actUHlea at Naval Air MAINS1DE
Elation Jacksomllle .'1.. Thursday, Dec. 17
NAS JackiaatllU I
Capt. Burnham C McCoffrtt ..:........ ................Command! Officer The Black
Comdr. John D. Blltch...................._........?........?.............?._....._.......?...hxecutlve: Officer Castle ...........Boris Karloff and
Fleet Air JacfctoatUl
Rear Adm. Osborne B Hardlson ........,........................Commander Stephen McNally
Capt. Howard V. llopklna ... ...... .............................Chief of Start D 18
Friday, <*
Fleet Air Vflmt Cle".
Capl. Theodore Hahl ..........-,-..-?-,-?-?-? i.-nnnu., ., ,, ,,--,,,-,??,?,_,?,....._.Tommander Paratrooper __.__Alan Ladd and
Comdr. Frank D. Heyer ?.__?.?..?....?,............._?._?...._._-..Chief Staft. OfficerCapt. Leo Genn

David McCampbell.uNV '.,Air. Tethalcal, .., Tralalac., .. .,?,.?Cat? ,?.. ?r?Commandant: Officer Saturday, Dec 19
Comdr. Richard S. Stuart ......... ......................"....I'lut1Ofhcer: :
Hard 1I..pllai Sea of Lost

Capt. Edward S. Lowe .. -. ..- -, _rnmmnBdiBq.Officer Ships ................ John Derek and
Capt. L. A. Newton .. ,-,-.., ,. ... ....... .. ....._.. r. nrutit'. officer I
"BTIJ Wanda Hendrix:
Capt. John L. rnimlhan .__ _,. ?., .,?-?,-.CVimmaBdlBg Officer
Comdr. Anthony Irutao ............. ...............-..........Executl\c Officer NATTCENTER

Thursday, D<<. 17Wings
The JAX AIR NEWS U published weekly at the U.: S. Naval Air Station
. ;Jackconvllle B lot Ida, and printed commercially with non-appropriated funds of the
at no expense to the government and In compliance: with NAVEXOS P-35, Rer.Jvov. Hawk ................ Van Heflin and
IMS. Copies are distributed free of chare at the Naval Air Station, the
Naval Air Technical Training Ct'nterJ.Naval Air Rexene Training! Unit, Naval Julia, Adams
Air Station Cecil Held, and the U. >8. Naval Hospital.
dltnr-Andrl'w II. Planey Friday, Doc. 8 '-
Assistant Editor-Helen Harper; Staff Reporters-Ed Henderson, PNSN; CITED Capt. Burnham C.
The Black ,
Cordon Robbie, SN I ,
McCaffree, commanding officerof h -
Tho JAX AIR NEWS 'U a member of the Armed Forces Treat Sen Ice. Castle ........... Boris Karloff and NAS lax, pins the Commen- Comdr. Bryant t
AFPS material appearing In this publication I may not be* reprinted withoutthe
written permission of Armed Forces Press Sen Ice. Republlcallon of other Stephen McNally daUen Medal to the blouse of
matter except by sei\Ice publications Is prohibited without. permission of Saturday,'Deo. 19 Comdr. Edward J. Bryant, as- Cited For Work
Ictltor.:: JAX AIR NEWS. sistant Supply officer. The accompanying -
Editorial offices located Building 930 (topside). Phone extensions 81M Paratrooper ........ Alan Ladd and citation cited ,
and 218.
Leo Genn I Comdr. Bryant for outstand Aboard Princeton
HOSPITAL ing service as supply officer of :

non,1Cook Thursday, Deo. 17 the Aug. USS'29, 1950 Princeton and Aug. between 10, 1951.I Comdr. ,Edward J. Bryant, assistant I

Your Goose Scandal at Courie ..,Greer Carson, NAS Supply Officer, wan ,I
Walter Pidgeon Saturday, Dec. 19 presented with a citation, and "
commendation ribbon with commendation
Friday, Dec. 18 The Black ,
medal pendant, by
Wings of the Hawk .Van Heflin Castle ....__.. Boris Karloff and
Before Christmas! and Julia Adams Stephen McNally Capt. Burnham C. McCaffree, \\i
NAS Commanding Officer, last 4

In all Christian lands, Christmas Is a time for feasting but Friday.The .

don't cook your goose before Christmas! citation was awarded to '.

e Every Yuletide hundreds of lives are snuffed out or ruined I rtl.i, Comdr. Bryant by the Commander ,

ly careless accidents. Some of these occur in preparation for 3 Alr'Force, Pacific Fleet, for meritorious

the joyous season falls while putting 'up decorations, or burns service between Aug. 1950

incurred while cooking. But the greatest toll takes-place, on the and Aug. 1951, when he was serving

nation's highways, while the victims are bound to or from the Nri a as supply officer of the USS

get-togethers that are 'so, much a part of Chritn\as.e Princeton
a e The complex requirements of

making the carrier logistically
Tilt: NATIONAL SAFETY Council has found that traffic
ready for combat in the brief interval
deaths on both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day are about N At \
1 between commissioning and
twice as high as the annual daily average. Family gatheringsand __ .
deployment to the Korean theatre,
other festivities bring the peak travel of the winter. And
were carried out with superior dis
when more cars are on the move there is more chance of an.ac _
cident. patch and efficiency, contributingIn
major fashion the vessel's ability
Early darkness; plus bad weather add up to poor visibility. to undertake ''"immediate maxi :

Fogged windshields also make it difficult to see and .avoid..accident .Z mum-effort air operations in vital i

situations 90 support of hard-pressed United ...

Nations Troops", the citation :

RA11\.SNOW AND ice mean slippery streets and highways, p stated i

but thousands, of holiday drivers fail to adjust: their speed to i Troops mentioned were those ;

hazard conditions. ____ trapped at Chosin Reservoir and
The good fellowship of the season stimulates more drinking the critical i evacuation of the

and too often the celebrants clink glasses with death. HungnanvHumhung beachhead. It

Seven hundred and forty persons died as a result of accidents Bryant also was commended for '

during the Christmas holidays last year and the toll of the numerous services he Initiatedfor
556 killed in traffic accidents was the highest on record. the ship's crew which was fatigued ;

by the intensity of prolonged

HERE ARE SUGGESTIONS of four safety measures for + x .M operations in severely adverse ,
Christmas pleasures: weather.Tighten.
+ .
1. Start automobile trips early and take It easy* Be extremely :

cautious in bad weather and darkness Watch out for ......-.-- --"'".. ... .. t. Hospital '

pedestrians. TIMBER"-Demonstrating the prowess he used In topping fir

2. Keep Christmas trees in water and away ,from tire Be trees along the Californla' -Nevada border is Wright Price, AEAN, Entry Procedure I
of VF-174. Although Price demonstrates
and condition. on a Florida pine, he
electrical connections In
sure lights are good cut only'the finest of silver tipped firs.

3. Watch out for falls, at home and away from home. Be For All VeteransThe
wary of icy sidewalks. Falls are second only to traffic as accident 7,000 Ft. Above Sea LevelSends

killers. economy trend in Congresshas

4. Be moderate in drinking, and don't drive 'if you have His Leave Topping Logging indicated that procedure for

been drinking. Tipsy pedestrians and drinking drivers are most i admitting veterans to VA hospi-

common during the holidays. v. Christmas Trees In The Far WestSeveral tals has of this been new restricted.procedure The will effect do

For a merry Christmas this year, be wary.Don't .
thousand American two things .
cook your goose before Christmas! homes, some possibly in Jack them in vans to be transportedover' (1) Allow the admitting authority

.... .- sonville, will be brightly deco the country. to determine which applicanthas
rated during the holidays with Pack horses and Caterpillarsare the' least financial ability'to

AIR FRONT COVER 'silver tipped Christmas trees used to bring the trees from pay for outside care .
cut by Wright J. Price, AEAN, the snow.i overed thickets. Indetp'snow (2)) Set up a procedure where

.. "The Nativity" is the theme of VF-174. dog teams have to be by the applicant may be prosecuted

brought in. In the event that he makesa
of this year's Jax Air News The young "Hell Razor" recently -
e false statement under
front page cover. The cover is spent 23 of his 30 days provisions -
"THE L A It G E R Christmasfirs of the Criminal Code.
a result of combined efforts of leave topping and logging
which weigh almost 150 This new statement -which will
Special Services artists Helen Christmas trees along the Cali
pounds, are 85: percent sap and be required of the applicant will
Pronchitk, SN, and Ronald fornla.Nevada border near the
will snap if handled while frozeen not apply to (a) emergency cases,
Thompson, ADAN, and the top of Mt, Rose Summit some "
... he said.Freezing or (b) those discharged from
.r .i F"We're staff. 7,000 feet above sea level.
weather is not un service Injured in line of duty, or
usual during the hunt for firs. those in receipt of compensationfor
.Christmas cards tent out from ""'1; USED A 10-foot ladderto Rubber boots are worn most of a service connected disability.The .

the White House by the Presidentof start our climb, after that the the time. "During a snowstormin form will also provide for the

the United States are simple trees branch out enough for an. November, 1951 we had over name and address of the local

and dignified engraved greetings. easy climb," Price explains. 17 feet of snow," he recalled. doctor ,recommending hospitalizatlon. -

4 After locating and: cutting the Timberline country with its .
Little Known Facts more beautiful evergreen trees, vast acres of giant trees tower- This new procedure will have

First mass operation of jet Price then had the problem of Ing some 65-80 feet high has the effect of screening all appli

planes from an ,aircraft carrier getting them through the forest proved a rugged challenge to cants and will make an applicant
to check
unidentified supposed slekh at 10,000 an took off from the USS Boxer down a sleep grade to the Price for several years. He Is prove that he is financially unableto

feet." March, 1918, near San Diego. highway and finally loading a native of Sacramento, Calff. provide for outside care.

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Commanding officers of commands t ALAN BECK worry at all about how electricity fan get just like Santa Claus 'knows what sort of
through a tiny copper wire that doesn't a present you need. (Of course, December 2
.at Naval Air Station Jack y The author of "vUat ,Is A Hoy?". even have any hole in it. If they'are so is a rush month at Santa's workshop,

eonvllle have Issued the following y and "What Is A Girl?" smart,_ maybe they can explain how that and it helps him keep his records straightif I

Christmas messages to militaryand yI happens! you write him a letter ahead of time).

civilian personnel at N AS. Occasionally, someone will ask, "How
WHAT A QUESTION to ask. Of course
e KIt I can Santa afford to work all year making
JJ there is, a Santa Claus I have seen him TIIEKE ARE OTIIER doubting people "
is with a great deal of per gifts and then give them away free?
i y and shaken hands with> him. I have talked who just can't understand Santa Claus living .
tonal pleasure that I extend a Santa himself told me that he and Mrs
heartfelt Christmas Greeting to y to him, and I said, "Santa, some folks say way up at the North Pole all year long. Santa Claus used to sit up late at night
U there isn't any Santa Claus. Are They say no one would want to live at the
all Jacksonville Navy personneland you worrying over that very problem. Then
North Pole, so therefore, they are not '
families. Let all cele- really real? going
their us If they had a wonderful, ideal Since the
brate this season's holidays with "Son," he said, "that is the big trouble to believe in Santa Claus The very North Pole doesn't belong to the United
Santa lives at the North Pole is because
the fervent hope that Peace may y with the world; there is just too much reason States or any other country, it would be
he is not l like other .
reign for many years to come, not y doubting and not enough believing." people.If all right to print their own money This

only in this land'o( ours but y Then his blue eyes twinkled through his he were like everyone else, he would solved all of their money worries. But

.. t -. throughout Ihe world where peo *, shaggy, white eyebrows and he stroked live in a third floor apartment, go to workat the cost of living is high, even at the

ple unite in the celebration of the y: his bushy beard. "I think we should do the office and go to the movies at North role, and if Santa printed too much

spirit of Christmas. May the New & something about it," he said "Can you night instead of keeping busy in his workshop money there would be Inflation.

Year bring to all of you the very J! write down all the reasons why everybody all year making Christmas presents. j
best. To all a Merry Christmas Where else but the North Pole can
r '. y should believe in me and have it published you THAT IS WilY HE CANT always give
.f and a Happy New Year y in the newspapers, so all the boys and girls go these days if you really want to keep ai expensive presents as he would like to. i
Rear Adm. O borne B. in from being interrupted and get some work
I j r America and all their patents will un- He just does the best he can.
Hardhon, !r derstand that I really am Santa Claus? done 1Some
Did you ever hear the rumor that Santa
J, Commander, Fleet Air lax y Do you think you can do that?" grownups stopped believing in Old a
I *. Claus is really your father dressed up in a
l | "Well, sir, I'll try my best," I said. And Santa because they just couldn't understand Santa Claus suit? Now it is true that
It gives me great pleasure to how he could visit single
jj then he told me all the things I am going every
some men do enjoy dressing like Santa
\ extend to All Hands of the Naval up
to tell now: and girl in the entire world in one night.
Air Station and other commands you Claus; it is a harmless way of having fun.
!y Yet they sit right down and watch Arthur
That if there wasn't real Santa
i in this area, my sincerest good proves a ,
wishes for a Merry Christmas' anda J SANTA CLAUS IS A SPIRIT, the spirit! Godfrey on television, never realizing that then who are these men dressing up like?
of Christmas, and because. he is a spirit he Arthur Godfrey is going into every home
New Tear filled with the joy of Boys and girls everywhere should feel
would thereis in the nation just like Santa Clans, on
is seldom seen. Yet who say
; achievement. As we contemplatethe sorry for all those poor people who don'tbelieve
work ahead and the responsibilities no north wind simply because it can Christmas Eve. in Santa Claus. What fun they I
not be seen? *
involved may each of us are missing! Christmas without Old Santa
be strengthened with that con- y It may be hard to believe that Old San THE ONLY DIFFERENCE is that Ar would be like Thanksgiving without a big

stancy of purpose which has ta's reindeer can fly through the ,air, but thur comes down a lead-in wire while San dinner or a birthday without any cake.

always been characteristic of this if a big, heavy airliner can fly all over ta comes down a chimney.One No sir; Christmas Eve and Santa Clausgo

great country of ours. the nation carrying dozens of people, why flimsy reason for not believing in together and you can't have one with

Capt. BurnlNun C. M<'Caff ret, i can't a magic Santa Claus and his six Santa Claus is that he has no possible way out the other

I Commanding Officer, NAS reindeer fly any place they wish with ai of knowing what you want for Christmas, This Christmas Eve, when the tea is

medium-sized. sleigh? If a helicopter can still he brings exactly what you had hoped ablaze with lights and the fire burns merrily

As we observe this 1953 Yule- i land gently on top of a tall building, why for.That on the hearth, when the carol singers

tide Season, the first in four years .. should Santa Claus find it difficult to landon is no problem at all! When you have come and gone and the frosty night j't'tis \ .d

without active armed conflict, I top of your house? are sick and the doctor comes to see you, cold and quiet, Old Santa will come as I

extend most cordial Christmas t; Some folks worry entirely too much do you 'have to 'tell him exactly what kind silently as the falling snow, bringing presents j ,
: Greetings to the military and associated about how Santa can come down a small' of a pill you need? No indeed. He knows, to all, because whether we believe in f

,4 civilians of all Jax Navy chimney. Yet the very same people don't what pill you need,and he gives it to you, him or not, Santa always believes in us. : )

commands. While in the defense r IoAi a Dlti li'>MalrAfta lal k> a NfiAl' '_.'f.'AfMD .]_ _._JIr.Ii._._ .>Ma....>sa....a>w .>Maa> ....aasraa... ...... ...... ."' ...... ..... ._- 'a
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i be separated from your families
for this Holiday'Season, but it is 'Hap
to be remembered that Americahas

always been grateful for this t Safety ,
service. I II

':' Capt. David McCampbell, Cartoon I

Commanding Officer, NATTC I Entry "1 J
1 1H
\ "11 a p Hazard", the second ,
Christmas Greetings from Fleet character to enter the lists in the 1

Air Wing 11. Automotive Safety Board cartoon

Capt. Theodore Dahl, tI contest, was drawn by GeraldF.

Commander,Fleet Air Wing 11 ,' Sweeney, HM2, I a commercial .
artist on the informatio 'desk at

With the advent of the Holiday the Naval Hospital. I"" '
Season and remembrance of the
I Sweeney has a female coun
birth of Our Savior, we are again terpart of Hap, named Hazel JI

spiritually awakened and made Ii I- Hazard, who may appear a
more conscious of our fellowmen.It later date. I
is in this spirit andjn this con r- AL_ :
The cartoon contest is open to _
sciousness that I wish to 'r
all personnel of NAS fax or locally
the personnel of the several
based commands, civilian
commands in the Jacksonville
area and military. The best cartoon <<, .-........
and to their families a thankfulness I
character drawn to emphasize RED CROSS BUSY Red Cross officials ,
for our good interrelations, i confer with an en. -
the. grave need for safe driving listed man at NATTCenter as part of their work. From left toright
and to extend to all best
my very will be awarded a $25 defense are: Bob Mathes, SN; Lewis Farrish, field director, and
wishes for your happiness in the bond. Frank Littlebury, assistant field director in charge of Red Crosi
Holidays, and for peace, health activities at the Training Center. The, office there handled 1,155
and success in the New Year. Entries- signed by the artist cases during the past 11 months. ,
\ and with his address included,
Capt. Edwa S. Lowe, should be drawn in India ink on $13,000 In Loans, Assistance

\ Commanding Officer, Naval white paper, and should be complete

Hospital. with captions or blurbs,
"I wouldn't ride with ya any and submitted to Comdr. Edward Red Cross Serves 1,455 Cases "
Christmas is essentiaally a how, ya crazy egghead; You'reexceedin' !
the speed limit! So Irons, NAS Infirmary, Building
religious occasion, a time dur says Hap Hazard (above) a 8. In 11 Months At NATTCenter
ing which man can well address cartoon drawn by Gerald \

himself to the appreciationof Sweeney, IIM2, of Nayal Hos Little Known Facts More than $13,000 in loans
the simple truths of Christianity pital. Navy Ships Stores in the Far sistance and projects made during 1
and assistance t he lied
and the goodness of God. It and a full and wonderful New East, during the Korean war, were by : the night watch for emer. ,
is a time when decency and family 'supplied with an estimated 3,670- Cross has been made to personnel gcncy leaves. "

life can be measured againstthe Year.Capt.. John L. Counihan, I 000 bars of facial sOap; at the, Naval Air Tech The Red Cross served a total : '

divine standard of the Holy Commanding Officer, NARTU -- *5S nical Training Center for the of 1,455 cases for able-bodied
Family. It is a time especially for Two casual golf acquaintanceswere
first 11 months of 1953, according personnel;; 615 leaves and extensions .
children, and for the parents'of To all military and civilian per walking toward the green of leave 29
children, to give thanks for their sonnel in the Jacksonville area, when they sighted two women to Frank Littlebury, assistant dischargesand
separations; 267
blessings and appreciate His gen and to their families, we extend coming, over the hill. field director for the Jacksonville reporting; 12 government new benefits men-. '

erosity. warm wishes for a joyful Christ "I say," remarked one of the area. 370
; councillng and 90 miscellaneous
In this spirit of Christmas, I mas Day and for a New Year men, "here comes my wife with Of this amount, $8,335 was In caSeS.

want to wish every member of filled with happiness.The some old hag she picked up." the form of emergency leave The Red Cross offices for '

the Navy in this area and their ,Staff, "And here comes mine with an loans with the rest being: allot- NATTCenter are located in

families, a very Merry Christmas Jar Air News other," retorted the other, icily. ed for personal needs, family as Building 563. J r. '



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: Page _Four JAX AIR NEWS 17 December: 1953

, Monsignor Sheey 'At St., Edward's : ,


4 Special .Christmas Sen/ices/

r Set At Station ChapelsSpecial

1 4

: 4 __ ,holiday ,services will be conducted at the various

chapels at NAS Jax in keeping with, the traditional solemn

observance of Christmas

Monsignor Maurice'Shecy, Deanof
Candlelight services of Holy

) Religion at Catholic University, Communion! will be held I at,the All
will be 'the :celebrant of SoitJllgti
Saints' Chapel at'23Q0
: of the 24th. .
Mass at St Edwards"Chapelj:
I \' H 'this Capt. M a r j e 11, Twitchell, ;senior
2400 on Dec. 24. Preceding
\ service, 'the St.. Edwai4's'.Choir,' chaplain, and I.cdr., D a.try d M.
Humphreys, NATTCenter'
under the direction of Mrs. Margaret -
lain, will, conduct the services
.. McCranle l Will render a selection
All 'Hands Invited
a of Christmas Carols.
? Confessions will commence' at I Comdr Frederick Volbeda, senior -
? "chaplain of NA enter will
Wednesday ,
1830 Tuesday, Dec. 22; I
conduct services Dec. 25 at the AH
OFFER SPECIAL PROGRAMS-Special religious services' during; the Christmas holidays will Dec 23, and Thursday, Dec. Saints' Chapel, and will also deliver
I feature choirs from the station's St. Edward's Chapel and All Saints Chapel.Pictured duringehear- 2!,
the Christmas
: sal (above) is the 20memberSt. Edward's Catholic choir, under the direction of Margaret Me- Many Services Listed Day message.

: Cranie, organist (right). Front row (left to right) are Raymond Kelleher, Nomand Breault, Dick Three masses will be offered Protestant religious services win

l Achee, Marie, Quinn, Mrs. Dick Achee and Stella Dunk. Back row: Frank Dettloff, Thomas Sullivan Christmas Dec. 25 at St. be held at the Hospital Chapel at
Paul Roussel, Claude Hulick and Daniel Lowe. Absent from the photo are Mary'Dlmick, Don- Day,
I, na Martin, Mrs. Nancy Renoud, Joe Kordek, Alfred Smith and Dennie Golden. Pictured below are Edward's Chapel. These will be 1600 on' Dec. 24. Lcdr. Harry P. .

members of the All Saints Protestant choir. Front row left to right) are: Karla Stine, Joelma Ramsey at 0800, 0900 and 1000. Cecil Field Farr, hospital chaplain, has arranged

;i Pauline Ilednar, Dorvene Ramsey, Alice Rohnke, June Scarbrough, Kathryn Barfield, Peggy will also hold a midnight Mans on a pageant, "A Little Child
Murphy and Stephen Bednar, organist and director. Second row: Richard Barnes, Donald Powers, at Shall Lead Them", which will be
Gordon Harris Jerald Danserean and Vivian Dec. 2i, which will be held
Grady Edwards, Bonne Quinn, Vivian McCready
Twitchell. Third row: Conn Vittmer; Larry Murphy, Darrell Mcintosh, Ray De Tries, Alfred Fisher the Station Chapel I presented by the children of the
and Douglas Chapman.Chiefs' Sunday School. On Dec. 20 the

children will bring; gifts .of) food

Club 'i and clothing for the needy

r.r Personnel at all naval activities
located at NAS'Jax are invited! to
To Treat
r help contribute the joyous celebration

Tots Again .

The Naval Air Station Chief Unit

Petty Officer's Club will play host

to more than 200 Duval County At Key West

;underprivileged children: at a b .

Christmas party Dec. 22 and 23.
All tots are wards of the County 376.O

Welfare Board.
Air Jacksonville's Alt
This will mark the third con-
Weather Training Unit based at
secutive the club has entertained -
\ year
NAS Key West has recently com-
the local children. It Is
pleted its conversion from propel-
club officials that
Anticipated by ler-driven aircraft to an all jet
,i this year's participation will hit a training squadron.

new high if donations and other
Sleek, modern F2I1"Banshee"
f forms of support, _continue, to roll Jet fighters have replaced the last
in at the rate.
present = .. .... ,........ of the World War II famous
CHILDREN selected to attend DyN1AiR' 4A 1I L : ::ryrv N+fl7M TN t. 'T11flRI'Yd A Nn\N1fM .m. .WN/M.m wrv."V S M+
Grumman F6F "Hellcats" that
the gala party are chosen by various
have served to train pilots in all-
Welfare agencies Board.that There comprise Is no discrimination the- 0 a R To 'Shut Down' Weaf her'Squadron 2 weather since 1948 and, when night-fighter FAWTU tactics was

all colors and creeds Is Now VW-4
are selected by the board and gifts Weather Squadron Two, a Last October, the first radar-

distributed ate identical, Arrange- Dec. 24 through Jon. 10The FA.W-11 unit, commissioned on equipped "Banshees" began arriving -

ments have been made, however, March 10, 1952, has been at FAWTU and the

I to entertain the children in ordered by the Chief of Na. "Hellcats"- were gradually replaced -
Overhaul and Repair department at ,NAS Jax will
of the
groups:: of day val Operations to change its of- giving way to the swifter -
\ observe a "shutdown" period from Dec 24 through Jan. 10, I
two-day festivities. it has been announced. tidal designation to VW-4, more efficient Jets.
i THIS YEAR, as In the past, emphasis I (Airborne
Early Warning At a ceremony commemoratingthe
O & R will close operations for I
), will be.placed on the more everything except, emergencyfleet advanced sufficient leave to cover Squadron Four). )ut exchange of aircraft,
practical presents. Clothing and The unit, the first Weather
work. the first week in January.The Chief Aviation Machinist's Ma.teIt.
"hoes'wUl be the major items in to be commissionedin
Squadron L. Gould who leading
The hut down period will be year 1953 has been a good
the well-stj)cked packages. Toys the Atlantic Fleet assumed
chief of the first squadron flying
used to accomplish a number of one for 0 & R Jax with all sched-
and the usual assortment of candle Its new title on, Dec., 15, 1953. "Hellcats" into World War II
major repairs to plant equipmentand ules met on time with a steady .
and fruit will not be
nuts certain housekeeping tasks improvement in efficiency and combat, presented a huge cake to
Santa Claus
overlooked however. that cannot be performed efficiently substantial reductions in the cost Driving on benders four FAWTU: pilots who ferriedthe
will be present at both parties to last of the obsolete air
while the plant is in oper- of overhaul la hard on your fenders. now '
make the presentation.One
craft from Key West.
of the highlights of the ation.A Norfolk the
Flown to NAS ,
temporary lull in workload, T\
parties will be the traditional overhaul and
to late arrival of F6F's will undergo
due mostly
Christmas dinner. Turkey with all repair work before being reassigned -
the trimmings will grace the festive airplanes scheduled for over- pt -1 to other commands not yet
members'wives haul, permits this vacation shutdown
board and theclub converted to jets.
without the
\ will do the-serving. A pro- affecting t m
overall schedule.
gram of music with appropriate \ .
r- New Navy Peacoat
Most have
employees sufficient
Christmas carols will be suppliedby .. }
annual leave accrued to cover the Lighter Cheaper
the Club.Coordinator ,
for the affair is shutdown period. Those who' do Will Last LongerNew
not, will be employed on plant
Charles E. Owens, AOC. York (AF1'SA) new
maintenance tasks the
.. Christmas week, and some will be lighter, weight, more durable
REAR RANK peacoat soon to be issued will

Dance Classes, For save the U. S. Navy, an estimated
half million dollars an-

Tots Every FridayDance nually, thanks to the Researchand

classes for children of Development Division of

all military personnel are being the Clothing Supply Office, Na-

held every Friday"at1500 at the val Supply Activities, Brooklyn
I Girl Scout Room, Building 612., ;

One half-hour of"instruction is Instead of the 30-ounce wool

devoted to tap dancing,'with the currently used in 'EM overcoats -

remaining half-hour for ballet.Mrs. the Navy will start usinga

ional. Arlene dance instructor Hawkins,,a will profess con- .-,:;,...,- ,...... ..............." .. ._-'" w,wwvww.": ,d: %+ ,..,... .r+r, stands 22-ounce up melton better fabric under which wear

duct the classes.* PROOF OF THE PUDDIN' -;- Ray McMlllln (left Jacksonville and increases the life of the

The cost Is $3.50 a month for Jaycee "Toys For Tots" committeeman, gets a finished; prod- pea-coat an estimated 50 to 100

four one-hour lessons. All who uct and handshake from Chief Aviation Mechanic Mike Tufarelia, percent.The .
supervisor of toy repairs at NATTCenter. The Jaycees transferred will.be shared
savings bY'both
are Interested should visit the five truckloads of toys finished by men at the Center and are expected -

Girl Scout building tomorrow. to receive more before the project winds ,up. the Navy and the EM.i '


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17 December 1953 JAX AIR NEWS Page Five

1 I Center Gives <

Assist To +rv Y.

I 9 9it

Gator > W4lk I
BowlThe ) NI

annual Gator Bowl festiv!

t ties this year will be augmented :

: by the Naval Air Technical TrainIng & : %I-
i iP I &S' .
Center, which will act as host I

for participants in the gala New

Y ar's Day celebration. :

Primary assistance has been offered i

5 ,by the commanding officerof

s. '1w: 3 1 the Center, Capt. David Me-

Campbell, in the way of housing

and entertainment for the St Jo-
., seph's Cadets of Newark, N. J.,
who will perform at the hat .Ume "BLOW THE WHISTLE".f -
READY FOR TOTS' INVASION-Typical of the many Christ' of the Gator Bowl game, Jan. 1. Capt. Leonard Southerljnd, fLake
mas party representatives throughout NAS Jax are these seven skipper of the USS Lake : ChamplainBoast
Fleet Air Jax officers, readying; for the huge parties for the kid. An all-day tour of local Naval Champlain, now docked at
dies this week. Left to right are: Lt. Dayo 1'rindle, VF-174}- Lt. facilities for the nine Gator Bowl Mayport, drives in the golden
Roger O'Donnell, VC-62; Lt. Raymond Jankowski FaetuLant Detachment Queens has also been planned spike to christen the carrier's Of Railroad
; Lcdr. John Montgomery, senior chaplain for Fleet Air *a model railroad and club The
Jax; Lt. Robert Parker, ComFalrJaxstaff( ; Lt. Robert Wheeler, railroad is a complete miniature
VIM, and Lt. William Wilson, of ComFalrJax. LAST YKAK the group from setup.Naval. Miniature That Is
St. Joseph's almost had to turn -- -- ,

To Fete About 5,000 Children down the invitation because of Model railroading, a hobby
lack of funds. However, due to that has reached nearly every

contributions raised, of which a corner of the globe has a new
'Everything For The Kids'At i large part was contributed by the Films NowAvailable and notably unique terminal. .

men of the Training Center, they aboard the carrier USS Lake

made the trip and spent four daysin Champlain.

Annual Xmas Parties Jacksonville.This The 20-odd members cf the
What do know about Naval
year the festivities com you "Champ's" model railroad club

mittee has made prior arrange History? The A\Aviation Training aren't certain if their group is
The Navy, always ready to l lend Santa Claus a hand, has
ments for the Cadets who will the first to be organized aboarda
Film library, building: 168 has
l been quietly going about the business of Christmas for the
be afforded oppo'rtunllylo Navy ship but do know
again an they
available films that show what
past several weeks. Plans for welcoming "jolly 'ol SaintNick"
live amongst the' student sailors they're the first to build a pike
on his annual visit to the youngsters of military per- the Navy has done and some of aboard
during their stay in Jax. a carrier operating in Ko.
sonnel here, have progressed 'at every command aboard the its biggest battles. .
S rean waters ,
. Naval Air Station and at NAS Cecil Field, with Santa's .
fiT: JOSEPH'S/ Cadet include A chronological account of the I
ETA established in every instance.His .
---------- 55 Newark boys, aged from 8-18, submarine service during World TilE CLUB HAD its concep
first call of the season will 116, while the Fleet Air Wing I tion in the fall of 1952
gar who have been "adopted11 by Father War shortly
II is illustrated in MN 9141,
be at the enlisted men's club of
will entertain in 140. San. after the
Hangar 30,000 ton carrier
Thomas J. Finnegan of St. Joseph's. "The Silent Service Saga of the was
NARTU Jax with Capt. John U ta Will at both places at taken out of mothballs and
appear Last year, prior to their USS Franklin." MN 9156 Is a dra re-
Counihan, commanding officer, 1300, with gifts for all distributed commissioned ship's air officer
trip to the Gator Bowl, they cap
matlp photo report the ship
advised of his arrival at 1400 Fri.
from the, Christmas trees. tured all New-England: and ort>t. fiom.her first cruises Animated Comdr. Wilmer E. Rawie,
day. The Club will be gay with a A program of carols has been eastern Honors with their expertly diagrams show how she was at. I with collateral duty as Hobby t
Christmas tree and decorations
arranged by L<-dr. John N. Montgomery performing Drum and Bugle Drill tacked.. Shop officer, purchased the basic
arranged by Arthur La assee, senior chaplain of the Corps, and are enjoying another equipment necessary to lay the t
The Aviation Branch and its
AOC and Lewis Williamson AD2.
Fleet, with the cooperation of this year; groundwork of the pike.
Every child will receive a toy, and fleet officers. a interesting developments from i The USS Lake Charnpalin ',
World WAr I to the is
party refreshments of cake, ice IN ADDITION to having the present docked at its home port in May. trl,
traced in "History of Naval Avi
cream, candies and soft diinks.
will Cadets have been port, Fia, early this month
NAS Jav hold its party at arrangements ation" MN 1253. ;
1300 in Building 3, where mote made through Jack Johnson, boasting membership in the National .
liy Saturday, Santa will be in Delivery of men and l-
than 1,000 Navy youngsters and chairman of the Gator Bowl festivities supplies Railroad Association of ;
full swing, participating in any / to the Korean theater .onshort America.
children from Jacksonville's eight committee, for the nine ; .
number of parties given by Fleet notice at the outbreak of 1
orphanages and homes for the underprivileged Gator Bowl Queens, who representthe A sprawling and remarkably f ,
Air Jax, NAS Jax and six NATT. hostilities portrays the efficiency
will be guests at a schools which have played in I intricate track occupying a space
Center schools. The largest will of naval organization in "Com
Christmas party arranged by the previous year's Gator Bowl 70 square feet plus the "110""
be for 1,700 children of Fleet Air mand t of the Scas-Paclflc" MN I
Capt. Mai tell H. Twitchell, senior games, to spend a day at the Na guage type tracks span a total of
Jax and Fleet Air Wing 11. The 7459B..
chaplain of the Station.A val Training Center. They will be 156 feet over which the colorful 4'
former will hold its party in Han- "Combat Bulletin No. 3U. NCounterattack" ,
program of Christmas carols here Wednesday, Dec. 30. MA 7281 1C pic- hand-made engines and cars, privately .t

POoftheWeek"Honors will be sung by the All Saints' Student volunteers from the tures the Navy blasting Wonsan owned by club members, :

Chapel children's choir, and there, Technical Schools of the Centerare harbor with locket firing vessels. are almost constantly. churning. '

will be gifts and take-home sacks constructing a float for the The Aviation Training Film Library SAN I '

At Center of fruit, nuts and candies for all. Gator Bowl parade, depicting their is well supplied with films ELABORATE: : electric block

Proceeding to NATTCenter on relaxation while studying in Jacksonville explaining various aspects of system, employing 21 electrically

Won By CantuThis the double in time for six school ', in keeping with the themeof aerology as well as the applica operated switches i is used '

parties also starting at 1300, Santa the parade, "Relax In Jax". tion of this Information. throughout the tracks. The control
( itt the 11th in a new ,e- will be welcomed by about panel, mounted on red plexi
Com dr.: Joseph O. M.:-Th''i'cht'r, Personnel can call 423 or contact -
rtea. of Petty OfficeroftheWeek 1,450 youngsters. Under direction glass, 1 h entirely hand made.
Senior Medical officer, who is Aviation Training Film Lf-
articles at the Naval Air of Lcdr. David M. Humphreys, Included In the pike are a
chairman of the Christmas committee brary Building ,,,168 for information pas
Center I I
Training' ) NATTCenter Chaplain,. the ANP( ) of films senger railroad terminal, a freight i
or scheduling
A veteran of two wars, Abram School will hold its party in the yard and a scale model village

Cantu, BM1, assistant Master at Auditorium, Building 563; AE At one end of the pike is a 1

Arms at the Naval Air Technical School's party will be in Hangar miniature round house that will

Training Center la about ready to 523; AO School's party will be In .44: Q accommodate three engines on an
start his 13th year in the Navy. Hangar 622; AK School affair in electrically operated turntable.

Cantu, who Building 610; the AGO School In Over a year's work was culmi-

halls from Ma. Building 450; the GM School In aced: when the skipper of. the

n ass a Colo., Building 414, and the ADM USS Lake Champalin, Captain

joined the Navyat 4 School in the Gymnasium, Build. Leonard 13. Southerland, drove

Denver. in Ing 513. There'll be gifts of toys the first "golden spike" which .
March, 1942. ti and refreshments for all. christened the pike.

During World I S a [ -...-- ,

War II he I Children of the Naval Hospital On a shelf-like plateau 600 feet ,

served aboard will assemble at 1330 in the audi above' the McditciratHan stand t the

the USS torium where Santa will be waiting oldest Christ man trees in the
Bridge, a refrigerator % i with gifts, Ice cream and cake.A world. They ate the famed cedar

ship, in Cantu program of movie: has been arranged _ruipTev. Lebanon that here\ withstood r

the Pacific. In the Korean campaign by Lt (jg) Charles F ? ha, hand of time for eentutiei.'here g

he was aboard the USS Welch, Special Services officer; are about 400 trees in thii

Higby, a rocket ship, the Frigate Cecil Jones, HMC; and Jack title earner o] t the globe! 'that aretroterled

USS Newport, and the DestroyerUSS Grant HM3. About 125 children r ( ] both by religion end by

Boring. He took part In the will attend. ..:. .... ..-...... '-'--- li.wrom the dcpredittwns of man.
Inchon invasion and holds four Santa's visit to NAS Cecil I .

battle stars for Korea. Field will not take place until PROMOTED-Charles: ITorton, Naval Air Technical: Training Then there was the fellow who

He and his wife, Patsy Brocker 1430 Tuesday, In the Station mess Center disbursing officer (right), is congratulated by Capt. David bought a house trailer so he'd "
McCampbell, commanding officer of the Training Center upon
Cantu of Denver are now residing hall. A tree-lighting' ceremony have> a place to live while he WM
being promoted to Lt. junior grade. Lt. (Jr) Horton has held the
in Jacksonville. will be held at noon, according to disbursing billet since August coking for a place to park.M.

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:. T rh a a. 'a,:J:' "; Repair Specialists
: :
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1 : : Gigantic Tasks All In A Day's Work'To

Crew Of 'Workhorse' BriareusSince

Dec 2 Jacksonville has
based facilities of Jacksonvilleand
been flaying host to 778 officers and Mayport) were pressed into

1// 4a and men that comprise the service, civilian suppliers in the

crew of the Repair Ship USS area were contacted and soon a

Briareus, (AR-12)) one of the steady! flow of fresh provisions

formed a procession to the depleted -
I Navy's most lugged "work-
iceboxes and storage
! hoi sea" ,in the Atlantic Fleet. spaces of the carrier; '

Without., fanfaie, glamour or Meanwhile, repair specialists

advance heralding; the Norfolk-) from the Briareus swarmed .

based ship steamed into May the carrier t
over <1.effect much-
port, two days ahead of the needed repairs and replace

I much publicized USS Lake ments.
Working around the

\ Cham plain. Her objective-get clock machinists, carpenters,

I the combat-worn carrier back. boilermen under the supervision
< into combat readiness.
of the
ship's repair officer,

ON TilE .JOB Docked at Mayport for the purpose of repairing the battle-weary USS Lake With the all was arrival in order of the"Champ" to .Lcdr M. S. Evans, turned to ..

Champlain is the repair ship USS Briareus which arrived here several days ahead of the "Champ". I with a will. Yesterday the Bri-

I Repair specialists from the' ship swarmed over the "Champ" to_affect. much_ _needed_ !repairs tackle the gigantic task. ShoreVFI03 areus, her task completed,.
-- --u- -- -
pointed her bow homeward" to
I Fasion. Six, VF-M Fasron 109. VP-18 Report Norfolk, and it was generally

agreed that it was a job, "well-

r Scouting Jacksonville Area Squadrons. done The capt." repair J. E.ship Wyatt.is commandedby

! -- .
work the
in Post Office Division
\ VF-103 turned out in force, to Cecil Chiefs
+ HERE AND THERE back \ of Union Carbide' Carbon
welcome VF-!O1 into the fold
of Charleston.
from a Mediterranean cruise. Thesquadron's ,Corp
I As ,she was pouring a drink she Patton received his initial indoctrination Host KiddiesThe
return marked the first
;1 1 told him to say when, and he said! at Great Lakes, then
time in months that the '
I he'd like to have a couple of drinks many sent to SK (A) School at Newport CPO Club of NAS Cecil
Whole.of Air I Group Ten has been *
p first. R I,: He, reported to Fas
I together.: Field has made it possible for 50
ron, Six Sept 30, 1952 and has
I Ensign J. E. "Zeke" Roberta is ,
Jacksonville's underprivileged
::1 Arabians
Ah You
, you are been In charge of Plan Account
such intense lovers. I beaming with delight and passing; Equipment, along with several collateral children; to enjoy the best Christ
out cigars since his wife Frances
1 .. Of .course. We do everything. intents I l duties ever since. mas party ever. '
i gave birth to, J. E. Roberts III.:

'i.. ;. The squadron felt the loss of : One of his) most, enjoyable hob The youngsters, selected by the

Voice from the Bridge; : "All some good men recently. Lt. (fjg), bier is music. He is featured on Jacksonville Council of Social
: John Plocker is temporarily :a; program! over a. local .station: \ '
hands lay abaft the after iaffrial TAD each Agencies, will arrive at the Cecil
to haul taut the after and to' the hospital 1. Lt. T. G.; Klein; : Sunday'afternoon.. He specialized
: gaiter it) singing religious songs VC-62 INSIGNIA-A photo- Field Auditorium at 1000 Christmas -
little )Jambsle divey." TAD to the Operations Ground jet leaping off the deck of. an
S School In Southern fines, S.\\ C.," with wife Lorretta and: one other. aircraft carrier, ready'. to take Day. There they will find a

while Ceorge: Lafferty, ADC, is "p. pp'y'" John..W. Hopkins, ADI, pictures of any area In the large decorated Christmas tree,
Two cute gals slipping up"Broad- world that's the theme of VC-
of movies
TAD, to NAS, Jax. I received his discharge papersW&lneWlay a' program ,' and a jolly
way at 0300 met two sailors just 6Z's'lnlrnla. The nose ,of the bewhiskered St. Nick
out. The "Welcome Mat" was ,piad'for pec. 9, after completing jet has a viewfinder In place who will
going "Shhh, we're coming
Jack E. Stlffler, ADC, and I 25: ,years service' with the Na- of the guns, indicative of no distribute gifts of clothing and
in after hours said of the
Herbert C. Cooper, AEAN; Jtmes vy. He was, a Fasronite for bet- weapons for photo jets. Cam- toys to every child.
gals. "Think nothing of it, le-
eras protrude from under the
I I. Carr, AEAN, and' Joseph F. ter than two years. They will then be'escortl"d to
plied one sailor, "We'regolng out '' wingtips, taking pictures of the
after ours." Hirko, :AD3. 'The '"welcome mat" was dusted world. the Mess Hall; for a Christmas

The squadron has begun night off last week in honor of three dinner that will be lacking in no
ball League last week with
flying and found some "adven men checking 'In for duty. The a 67- least detail of the traditional hol
Everyone likes to broad 54 decision over Caruso
see a Electric
turers"! in Lt. (jg) Jack Branson. trio ,consists of Raymond E., Cline, : iday fare.
smile Especially If she's smiling The locals trailed at the firsquarter
who recovered nicely from a highaltitude. .ADI, and Henry E Kinsey, SN, ; The party will come to a close

at. )'ou., "flame out" nd.. Lcdr.' previously attached .to .VP-3,. and : in the second 17-13, and but took it.the lead! at 1400, and the children will be
kept Francis
Ralph Goetter who' tells! an Interesting Howard .B. Holcombe, Jr., 3 returned to their homes.
A sailor wandering through .a JJM2'j Starr, hit the loop for 2points
story of "how to, land off the USS Carter Hall ( )
department store squeezed one to lead the Bill
when the, field lights out." Action in the scorers.
go major bowling
doll' and,it cried! "Mama":. .Later *. '. loop lat week saw Fasron Six Bailey, snagged' 22 while Will 4th 'E' Award To

be squeezed.another doll and, it Six Ewing colected 11, Frank Shy-
Fasron' : down Jimmie's Billiards 2and
screamed :Floorwalker". '" ties 7, and Don McCully 4. Fa *- VF-101 PilotA
Nat hefitt Lewis'E. thus
VarRlnlan,. lengthened its first place lead
ron is scheduled for
Patton, SK3, has been chosehfor to 2% games. Setting the pace a 2100 en
pilot from YF-101, Lt. LeeE.
Seaman counter with
Apprentice "What Is Mayport
: tonight.
his ,
for the home
outstanding performancein five was "Vic" Cieplinski -
a field day?" Koett, hag received hisfourth
Supply Division as this week's who rolled top set of the
Botswaln "That's the the VF 101 "E" for weapons proficiency -
: : day -
"White Hat of the' Week". evening of 574 followed by Bill .
sailors the dust. Recently promoted at VF during a recent Mediterranean
10 1
rearrange Born in Charleston W. Va., Pat-. Staggs, Dave Parsons, and Don -
*. from Ensign to Lt. (jg) cruise
ton graduated from Elkview High LaMay with 549, 539, and 500 were:

"How's Willyum doing In the of Charleston In the class of '47 points respectively. Cieplinski 1 also Thomas I., Pickett, Van A. Eisen- r Lt. Koett
mann, Richard C. Winkler gained his.. first
? s
Navy .
member of the
as a National Honor cashed, in on high single hon ,
"Oh, fine, He reached the liam A. Odman and William H two "E's" at
grade Society and president of the ors with a 234 game while Staggshit

of AWOL and next they're going Radio Club. for 203 and Jim Manno 'for Pierce. 15,000 and 25-

to make him a Court, Marshal" 'He later attended Charleston 202. Also advanced In rate were: 000 feet for efficiency

I Business College and then went Fasron Six's quintet took its Polmer A. Cape from AMAA to .I.: in dive

Sign in store: The world may AMAN; Emmett D. DeWItt from bo'mbing and

come to an. end ,soon so please AK3 to AK2; Ralph W. Boden- rockets.

.. pay jour bills now so we won't hamer from AM3 to AM2; Glen Koett .Already an

have. to hunt all'over,hell for'you C. 'Petersen from AM3 to AM2Joseph'C ; "E", winner for gunnery at

Yaun from AE3 to AE2; recent. "E"
CISN 25,000 feet'his most
Arthur P. Sterritt from AE3 toA'E2'
>A necking party is an affair was awarded for gunnery firing -
that mu'ally lasts until ; and Daniel E. Burns from I
somebody 15-
AE3 ( on the towed target at
to AE2.
gives in, gives up: or gives out. 000 feet.sportsmanshIp.
Lt. (jg) James G.. Hayes was
.1 recently transferred from the US- .
Salor's.I! NR to'USN. and a winning,
my son? In the "Shipping Over" department the squadron presented
MAA: "A., W. O. L." ,
-Glen C. Pe ersen, AM2"ahippedi' each member of the team with a
Father "What do
: you mean by
that?" for four and Frank W, jacket.The.

Brown, SD1, shipped for six.
MAA: "After women or liquor." % ., "Welcome Mat" was recently

0 $ x u, Fasron 109 spread for a new doctor reportIng -

Dentist: "I'm sorry, but I'm all Fasron 109'' recently took the aboard in the person of Lt.

cut, of gas."* NAS intramural vollejball championship (jg) James B Foster Another

WAVE in chair: "Ye Gods! Do with a record' 16-2 for recent arrival to Fasron' 109 is

you dentists ,pull that old stuff the season. Wjeldon W. Crompton, hospital-

too?" F The 109 team led the league man ,second class.

throughout the season with a well While in the arrival department

Gob: 'I like to take experienced .. .. -, balanced team. Members of the -congratulations are !in order to

girls home. team included: Lawrence Snook, Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Stafanchik.

Gal: "But I'm not expeiienccd." 13.000TII LANDING-Lt. Ud) .John Oesterreicher (left) of VF- R. E. Adamson, D. E. Osewalt, E. Nick is a storekeeper airman in
173 prepares to cut the cake he received from Comdr. Thomas
Gob: "No, but you're not home Ragland of the USS Wasp, after making the 13,000th landing J. Clifford and E. E. Carlson. I. the Fasron and the proud "papa"

yet either." aboard the carrier. The landing was made.in the Far ,East. In appreciation of the fine (Please Turn to Page >8, Col. 1))

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17 December 1953 JAX AIR NEWS Page Seven

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Year-Round San faHospital "

,.. Corpsman Takes Off-Duty Hours ''I

} To Build 'Aids' For Handicapped Children

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Ity Klml Harper ---- --- -- --- ---
nal injury at birth. through scrap in search of material -
To most children Santa Harris gave Gloria therapeutic that he could use. He labored

Claus is a plump, jolly, red- treatments for six months, during. nights lln a home workshop to con

suited chap with a long beard which time she made some prog- struct crutches, of ,all'sizes, parallel -
ress. When 'Gloria was unable to bars. He built a, wheel chair
and a bag: full of gifts, buta
continue her treatments, Harris play table combination from an
few handicapped youngs- I was so personally 'interested in the old baby bed. He expanded and .
ters here have a special year- child that he wanted to do some- repaired braces. I I
round Santa Claus
thing further for her. His project was never-ending,
He is Clarence H. Harris, HM2,'' He checked catalogs for a proper for there was always another patient

a young slender lad stationed at appliance which she could use who needed a particular typeof

the U, S. Naval Hospital, Jacksonville at home, but found the cost pro aid, and Harris Would set about =
<" ) ithl 1 lit and there is no ,better time hibitive. So Harris decided 'to to make' it. He found, too, that

of the year to cite him for out build a similar aid, a form of much of the equipment could be
standing work "up and above the trainer walker, handed down from one child to an-

fi' x call of duty." S other, as they outgrew crutches,

On his own time, and at his OBTAINING scrap metal, he advanced from the trainer walkeror

,;,:,::L;: own expense, Harris hM constructed bent it to shape, put legs and no longer needed a wheel chair.
.:.. ..
:.., :' numerous orthopedic appliances wheels on it, padded the arms I For Harris, his spare time work \
t::,' ,, for his small physiotherapy with foam rubber, and gave it to will become' a full-time career.

,:, ," t ,n v.. nAi.. .rjQ rWV'.,Ys patients, who could not have Gloria with instruction for use. ': An operator of a brace.. companyhas
otherwise afforded them. When she returned to the hospital offered him 8 n opportunity -
AND THEY SHALL WALK-That has been the constant coal
1 for treatment, her progress with to train with his firm on
for Clarence Harris of Naval Hospital since he first started work-
ing: with handicapped children. No amount of personal energy or HIS "OUTSIDE" work really the trainer was remarkable She a GI apprenticeship basis when
time has been too great. He has spent lunch hours and evening started about a year and a half not only could stand in it, but he leaves the service next spring.
hours gathering scrap material from which he has made body ago, when he received. a patient could push herself around. There he will prepare for a State
building aids. Some of his shown here
appliances are including
five-year-old Gloria Stegall, Then Harris found her braces Board examination which i will
trainer walker, barbell and crutches. The old baby bed at upper paralyzed
right.was destined to become a combination wheel chair-play table, below the waist from a apis were too small, so he renovated qualify him as a brace manufacturer -
_n ___n _________mnn_ __________ who:
them. Gloria advanced to crutches prepares orthopedic

and new braces, and finally was braces on prescription.
able to hold herself erect: The *

s i crutches were removed, and Gloria I A NATIVE OF Tampa, Fla.,

walked alone on her braces. She Harris entered the Navy In May,
is still a patient, and still making 1950 and was sent to the Naval

marked progress Hospital here after he had completed -

When, Gloria, grows up,. she's going boot training and Hospital'
) to be eternally grateful to Corps School. Assigned first to

r this warmhearted hospital corps- the orthopedic ward, Harris was
man. And there will be many soon selected to attend Physlother-
others who will share her gratitude aphy School and later for six '

,including children recovering months of specialized training ,at!

from polio, and parents who have the U. S. Naval Hospital, Bethesda -
been spared much expense. Md.
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Returning to Hospital

',"' I : FOR AFTER Hi* initial experiment Jacksonville, he was given f
Harris went Into the pro- duty In physiotheraphy a lucky

< .. ___ duction of orthopedic applianceson break for the children to whom he,
t. > a larger scale. He spent lunch has not only given bodily strength,

: hours and_ after work hours going but hope for the future. r

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PRIZE PATIENT-Six-year-old Gloria Stegall, paralyzed from birth with a spinal Injury, has Y
entered the first grade of a special school this fall partly because of the Interest and help given her
by Clarence Harris, IIM2, of the Naval Hospital here. Harris, not only gave Gloria therapeutic treat-
ment, but built her this trainer walker and crutches. Gloria who could not stand two years ago, U
"now able to walk with only the aid of braces. e'

Parties, Entertainment Galore i ':': : '\';" f'N'y
Waves Small Stores :,: ,I,

Hospital Patients To Enjoy Closed For 2 Weeks .. >i', -;',

The Mainside Waves and

Festive Holiday: Season NATTCenter Clothing and ; )\, ,
Small Stores will be closed

Holiday festivities for pa- from Dec. 18 to Jan. 4 to allow j" .
will distribute decorated miniature
tients at the Naval Hospitalare for Inventory and personnel
Christmas trees to the individual
already in full swing, with patients This is an annual tradition taking leave. 4
i more to come. Every effortis The "
and the growing trees will stores re-open Janu- I
being put forth to make ary :5.
later be planted on the hospital
Christmas a memorable time

: '. for those unable to be home grounds. tary personnel l at the '!
Each ward will also be furnished Hospital, un-
{y. with their families. ,:.
der 12 of will be treatedto
with a large tree and trimmings years age
Tuesday of last week the Red by the Special Services depart. a Christmas party at the Hospital --- ."
Cross at the Hospital gave a party ment. In conjunction with the auditorium beginning at 1330. IIERE'S HOW, FELLOW-Clarence Harris adjusts the braces :
': for ambulatory patients. This past Red Cross, they will) also supply Each ward with bed patientswill of Robert DeWoody, aged four, who Is building up his leg muscles '.'a
'at the parallel bars, another piece of equipment Harris has made ;
", Monday Paul Hope, director of the other decorative material for the have a special Christmas par- In his off-duty hours! Robert, who could not walk when he started .1'I
Lutheran Society's Servicemens wards. Then the annual ward ty during the holidays On Dec. treatments with Harris, Is now making fast progress. The youngster
; Dayroom: in downtown Jacksonville competition will begin. Over the I 21 the Accordian School of Music made a trip to New York last summer to appear on thQ
I '
"Strike It Rich"
furnished a Lutheran quartet weekend industrious patients will will present a variety show for program

...which rendered a selection of car plan and carry out decorative one ward The Navy Wives Club there will be a reception for civil- I Gaily decorated fruit baskets will

ols in the wards. schemes, and on Monday veteran and Junior Hostesses from the I ian and military staff members in be given to all patients by the Red
This Tuesday evening the Red Judges from the Garden Club will Methodist Church will give parties the' Recreation Hall. At 1600
Cross on Christmas Day, ; ,
Cross sponsored a patients' danceat determine which ward deserves on Dec. 22. The National Christmas Eve, ,Sunday School
the Recreational Center, with their coveted plaque. Council of Jewish Women will pre children of the Protestant Hospital And for all to enjoy, outside the

hostesses from the Eccelectlc Club Prizes for Decorations sent entertainment in the wardson Chapel will ,present a religious north end' of the Hospital will bea

in Jacksonville, and music by the Capt. Edward S. Lowe, commanding Dec. 23, the Red Cross will give pageant, "A Little Child Shall display I featuring Santa, his
.'' Navy Band combo. officer, will make the parties that same*evening, as will Lead Them." sleigh and reindeer. In front of s' 'E

.'. Program Starts Early presentation to the best decorated the American Legion Post No. Also on Christmas Eve Santa the Hospital Administration build
..,' :" Tomorrow the Christmas spirit ward, which will retain the plaque 293. Claus will distribute Red Cross ing will be the nativity scene, and ;
will really prevail when members until the holidays next year.' Plenty of Entertainment stockings and gifts to patients, accompanied high above the buildings will glove
from the Jacksonville Grdn Club Saturday the' children of mill- On Christmas Eve afternoon by Red Cross carolers. a giant "Merry Christmas".

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> -Scouting Squadrons I II j To Sing While'. You Drive

I 'w (Continued from.Page 6)) :JL $15,000

:,. ef a C-lb., 11-oz. baby girl, Mw At 45 miles per hour .sing
p .. t. .. "Highways Are Happy Ways.-

I. vP.18'rib I Navy Relief At 55 miles' per hour sing

"jj, "Deployment Blue" will "I'm But A., Stranger Here,

; once again be the hit tune sung rk Heaven is My Home."

by the Patrolmen of VP18. HavIng -
I Via CarnivalThe At 65 miles per hour sing
.i i lecently tinned from Ice- "Nearer My God To Thee."
land and Quonset Pt., the squad-
At 75 miles per hour sing
, ron is now preparing for another Jacksonville-Florida\ Auxil-
"When The Roll Is Called Up
t operation which will take them iary of the National Navy Relief "
1 Yonder: I'll Be There. ,_
away once again. Society was benefllted by $15,000
t''. Joining the squadron just in when Capt. Burnham C. M"cCaf- At 85 miles per hour sing

time to "move out" are Lcdr. i'4j free, president 'of the 1953 Navy "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot,

Ratnhold J. Franek, Lt. Dale E. Carnival for Charity, turned a Com In' To Carry Me home"

Newman, Ensigns Frederick 1<". check for that amount over to
liar l ling 1 Ralph E. Hanegan, : Capt Martell If. Twitchell, executive - .

Charles K.! Pifer, Haiold R. Kuhn, vice-president of the charitable Honor Awards To
Richard H Teas and Brian W. \\ N organization.The .

Smith. Enlisted men received were donation the
\\j r represented Five Students At
Robert Busey, AN, from the USS allocation granted the Society

Valley Forge and Paul, Hannah, from the Carnival fund of about

AN from Fasion 109. .. $60,000.In Training CenterFive

At the Captain's Inspection, the past year Navy Relief

chedulcd I for Friday, the follow authorized 1,050 loans, totaling students of graduating

ing menill\ be awarded the Cood $72,216, Capt. Twitchell revealed. classes at'NATTCenter Technical

Cnduct Medal; Rex Bowers, ,," In addition it made 114 straight Schools last week were awarded

AE2; William Orcutt, AT3; Russell donations, totaling $8,053, and honor awards.

r Hilts, AM3; Chester Neely, provided 3,527 home and hospital
AN, and Louis Fedele, AE1. visits "' Because of the Christmas sea-
by aT-eglstered nurse
t' ; ) oper- son, two classes graduated from
Clair R. Walker ADC Is M
now '?, ... ating from the outpatients clinic
leading chief, relieving Donald P. at the Naval Aviation Electtictan's Mate Class
McIntyre, who retired from active WONDERFUL TO BE BACK-Emotion straining his feature Hospital. ""A" School.
W, D, Blatkmon, ADI, cradles his youngest son Butch, upon being "Only emergency reeds receive ,
duty after 20 years! "Mac" was reunited with his family after-five month's patrol duty in Iceland assistance from: Navy Relief," In one of

presented a silver coffee service with VP-5.: Surrouding Blackmon are his wife, Rena, and Capt. Twitchell salt. "And the these, William
from the officers and men of the their five other children; Buddy, Linda, Barbara (behind Linda), greater of the loans made G, Totterow
squadion. Carolyn and Kathy (behind her daddy). part AT3, was high
are repaid, so that the money is
On Dec. 4, a squadron .Ctul&t- i. student. Tot-
used over and over.
maR patty was held at the American VP-5 Home From terow, a Coast

Legion' Hall. "Crazy-man" Televise Underwater #c. Gu a rd. man
McManus and 'his frantic five sup from Elizabeth '

plied the music Chief Al Muellerwas Televise Under Water City, N C., anda

host and EmCee Tour In IcelandFive IT. S. Nal Station, Green Cote native I of

The squadron's fame is being Springs, 1 1.. Television may Greensboro, N,

furthered by outstanding servicesof months of patrol duty in -- -- -,-- again prove its usefulness to the Tutterow C., entered' the
Ensign Hal Kuhn and Bob Gra- temperatures averaging in the t..rn.pt the. methodical Iceland Navy u tests were completed at aervlce in Feb. 1952

baz, two of the players on the Jax 15 and 20's, ended last week patrol routine and provided Florida Group to televise' the underwater Donald R. Powers, AEAN, was
Navy basketball team. a much deserted two-day portion of the hull of
for most officers: and men of the other honor student. ,
-. ------ --- liberty for each of the nine. USS-Rlngness (APD-100)), The TV
VP-5 when they returned to NAS who halls from Augusta, Kans,
VP-5 plane 1'""'''. tests will be carefully supervisedby
Weather Outlook Jacksonville after being tempo joined the Naval Reserve In Nov.

Friday Cloudy with light rariiy based at Keflavik, Iceland. As a unit of the Iceland Defense a trained crew from the Bureau 1951, and was called to active t

Northeast winds. Maximum tEmperature Only VP-5's "exec", Lcdr. DanIel Force during their tour of of Ships in Washington.Camera duty in March 1953. ,I
I shots of the television '
70.SaturdayPartly. ) G. Pardue, and eight squadron duty Keflavik. VP-3 partici He attended Wichita University
pictures be compared to later
cloudy with crew members failed to make the before entering the service.
in two fleet
pated major
opera actual photographs taken in dry- ,
SE winds: Maximum temperature return trip after discovering the tions, "Mariner"' and "Redllght." With a 91.42
dock of the same hull areas and
70.( P2V-5: "Neptune" they Intended to to greet VP-5 pilots and crew- under similar lighting conditions. average, Pfc.Stephen .
Sunday-Cloudy with showers. fly required an engine change.
On hand at NAS Jacksonvillemen Should the tests prove success Demos
Maximum temperature middle The majority of squadron personnel when from the. ful the
60's. they stepped Navy may eventually use a Marine
were flown here from Kef returning aircraft last week were I television as a matter of expe-
from Worth-
:$ lavlk early last week In four Navy their wives and children, sweethearts -' diency in routine inspection and

i c+ R5D transports provided by Fleet and friends repair of underwater surfaces Ington, Ohio I ,
Air Logistics: topped a class

$ Other returned from the Ireland of 40 to finish
t II Air News In New OfficesThe I
a. air base aboard the eight Tax, first in Airman -
squadron "pt linen", used for school DemosA
the cold weather e\errl-.es.' Jax Air News has new 230 have been allotted to the
student at Harvard University
offices combined offices, with i the
Despite the severe weather In before entering the Marina
Iceland, where temperaturesranged As of Dec. 18, the Jax Air Service Information officer and Corps in June 1953, Demos will ,
L editor of Jax: Air News occu
4t from cold to very cold News will operate from of- now be assigned to Aviation
Room 230.
and flight operations that had to flees located topside the Main pying Electronics School at Memphis,
be performed in blindging snow Office phones will remain the Tenn.
Administration building, ahar-
storms, availability of aircraft same, Jax Air News will retain
ing space with the Naval Air Pfc. John P.
for patrol flights was describedas extension 8184 and 218.
: Station Services Information of- Fienemann, a
"outstanding" by Capt CharlesE.
lice SIO will have extensions 272
<, Perkins, Commander Naval fro nt
Forces, Iceland. Room numbers 226, 227 and and 656. Milton, Ver

b Besides averaging 20 patrol tEi mont, was high

flights per week, sometimes with man in a classof
> two hours of
w A only sunlight each
at Aviation
day VP-5 pilots Joined up with
$$ Air Force fliers to aid In search
: 4ifdJ' I I and rescue missions. T School, with an

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; average Of 87'
:: Area familiarization flights Fieneman .
,., /'' I
Y.; ? .' I to Carious. bases In Europe In- Fienemann attended the University

Lcdr Johnson New ; k"Mv of Vermont prior to en- I

tering the Marine Corps in Jan. ...
Skipper of VF101Lcdr. I 1953.

Donald H. Johnson became trsU Honorman
d commanding officer of VF-104 recently recognition a t

when he relieved Lcdr. Har Airman Storekeepers
old H. Brock at NAS Cecil FJeld. .
; The change of command was ; School

held eight days after VF-104 returned o went to Marine

to Cecil Field; upon com- Pfc. Vernon P.Ziolkowskl.

pleting a "shakedown" cruise I I ,

aboard the USS Randolph In the whose 85.15 average \ .
Caribbean. led a

7*,' Lcdr, Johnson reported to the COMMENDEDJohn Dailey CP, (left, of NAS Transportation class of 18. _
: from the USS Gilbert division Is congratulated by Capt. Burnham C. Mc- Zlolkowsk.t x -

.... ... squadron Caffree, roainunding officer of NAS Sax, at a commendatory from Mehasha Ziolkowski
FROM'HAWAI"Aha! it Island where he served as Air Of- mast held fast Thursday Dailey was commended for the mast
Isn't who you thought it was! ficer.' through a letter from the Industrial Survey Board which reportedthat Wise., attended St. Mary's High
Creen-eyed brunette Carol Lcdr. Brock, acting skipper of he "carried out cheerfully, promptly, and efficiently every School He enlisted in the MJ.
Varga crashed Hollywood on a VF-104 since May, 1953 has assumed task' assigned him", during the group's tour here. Pictured are Tine Corp "Test May, and will now '
surfboard. She was spotted in a duties of executive officer (left to right) Heiskell Spears acting chief master-at-arms; Lt. have duty at El Toro, Calif., w. a .
surfing contest and promptly John Moraskl. Personnel officer; Captain McCaffree, and Com dr.
signed to a screen test. of the unit. John D. Butch, NAS executive? officer. storekeeper*

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,I Murals Adorning Walls Of Mainside Mess Hall Illustrate Branches Of Commands Here

There are museums, libraries and other public walls, each Illustrating' branches commands and units submitted their sketches In miniature. Some
showplaces to display art, but Naval Air Station activities here. were in the rough and called for.much Ingenuity
Jacksonville has Its own exhibition-In the Main. An outstanding feature of the mural display Is on the part of the artists. Neither had ever done
I the fact all six of NAS anything quite so big in art. I
side Mess Hall. were painted by a pair The murals Illustrate activities at Naval Air Sta
Six huge murals, ranging in size from four feet Special Services artists, Edmund Robins, AN, and lion, Fleet Air Wing II, Marines, Naval Air Reserve
by six feet to eight feet by twelve feet hang on the Ron Thompson, ADAN from YF-174. The various Training Unit, Naval Hospital and Waves.


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Lessons Discontinue At CenterDance Dance fFly| AD's From-Diego To Jax In 11 Hours, 18 Minutes | EXCHANGE NAVY

lesson at the Naval Air One hundred years ago a TAKING OFF from NAS of VC-35 reported that the -

Technical Training Center Enlisted traveler would spend months in San Diego at 0200 Californiatime night had consumed approximately

a covered wagon in order to 0500 Florida time, Lts 870 gallons of gas per
Men's Club have been discontinued cross our nation from coast to plane or the equivalence of
Robert B Bergman and BufordK.
coast. 5,080 pounds of fuel per air. All Exchanges will close at
Harmon flew by visual
In a recent Issue of the Jax Today, a mere century since night rules in two AD4.NL craft. noon, Dec. 24, for a period of
the days of the covered wagon, LT. HARMON, a veteran of five and one-half days. The un-
Air News, a story emanating single engine type aircraft and
the Navy uses such vast ex- for World War II and Korean cam- usually long period is due to the
NAS Jax. .
Center stated that headed directly
the Training
panses of miles for long range paigns, commented, "It was holiday weekend, plus the fact
personnel teaching the courses training flights lasting a few Eleven hours and 18 minutes amazing Just how easy and uneventful that inventories will be taken on "J
were graduates of Arthur Mur hours, in .order to maintan later both pilots landed their our cross country $\\rlp Dec. 28 and 29. i:
ray's School of Dancing. It was high operating efficiency. planes at NAS Jax after covering turned out." Don't miss the white sale beginning

not intended to give the Impres- An example of this was a nearly 1,900 miles of non- Lt. Bergner, also' a vet of Jan. 4. A special feature

sion that these people were gradu- training flight recently .com- stop air flight.Equipped Korean action remarked, "Partof will be the quality Fieldcrest I

ate .,Arthur Murray instructors, pleted at NAS Jax by .two pilots with two auxiliary our training flight included line-well known to Exchange I

but that they have completed of Composite Squadron 35, gas tanks and two crew men flying for a period of time at patrons, but being offered for the

courses of some length or another of NAS San Diego,' Calfr. in each aircraft, the membersToday's a 500 foot altitude. This oc- first time by the local Exchanges. '

and they have some knowledgewith curred as we were flying over Jan. 4 will be the only day to If',

which to help beginners in For '53 Mississippi and I was particu- stock up on fine sheets, towels, :,.' :.
I Issue Final ; II ,
dancing. '(
larly impressed with the won- pillow cases, pillows, table cloths

Today's issue is the final for two-y eek respite. Units wIsh- derful scenery of that state." and napkins.

Virginia' O'Hanlon, the little girl 1953, with the next issue to appear ing to have copy and pictures Directly after some needed' Christmas trees are now on '
rest chow at the of advice-
1954. and hot Jax sale. A bit friendly
who In, 1897 wrote a letter to the Jan. T,
published in the Jan. 7 issue base, the two VC.35 pilots and set base of tree in water as soonas
New York Run asking "1. there The Jax Air News offices
can deliver them t6 the new their four-man crew departed possible.
moved to the Main Administration -
really a Bonta Clans I" tince 1936 'sow Building, room 226, offices, or call extension 8184 from the NAS Jax area for the Gentlemen-Men's nights are
has teen principal of Public School return non-stop flight to their tonight and Monday, December
will remain. open during the or 216. .
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AFPS SPORTS M1 R t \, 0.. AE School Keglers Repeat

(Ir Roundup ANtled Forci'/,.., Srvct? ) V As Station Bowling Kings .

Robert Ziegler<< USN, an elect 1

tronics technician aboard the sub Ff i Rallying to overcome a two-game ]leatj Aviation Electri

tender USS Nereus, has won an cian's School successfully defended the All-Station Intramural

all expense trip to Chicago in I'' Bowling Championship, defeating Fasro'n Six, 5-4.

January where he will representSan The triumph gives AE School
Diego, Call, in the National F' The winning combine featured
Its second Station crown of the
Tom Fuhrman, Paul
:Al1-Star Bowling l Tournament. Wiltsey

Ziegler, a bowler for 10 years, :: fall season The Sparks capturedthe Tommy Stevens, Phil Bialy, At

won the San Diego eliminations 1.... { Station Volleyball crown by Knocker, Arterbury and Claxton.

with an amazing average of 192. : blanking Fasron 109 in the championship Average i iAK

% P/c. Norman I lay pa of Ft. playoff SCHOOL
Belvolr Han 6. ATC.Claxton .
Va., dropped a 10-round *. ...............i..< JeT
decision to Garth Panter in a middleweight Arterbury ..... 1! 164
AE School broke even in the WltUey t JSSStevenf >>
bout which was televised first night's play, winning the first ................... 151
throughout the nation from Fuhrman .............f4 132Blaly ::
and third games. The second and { .. 4 lit
Detroit Coaching the 508th Knocker ..... 1 123FARUOX
;AIrborne RCT basketball team at mT -#;,_'-"'-"a-.' _.....a .. deciding night, Fasron Six,copped --
the first two games to take a 4-2 SIX
Ft. BennLng Ga., is 2nd I A. Jack NATTCENTER CHAMPS-The Captain's Trophy, emblematicof Clepllnlk! .,.... T 172
Angel. who acted as assistant the intramural sports championship for 1953 at NATTCenter. is lead.The Parsons ....... t 100
presented by Capt. David McCampbell, NATTCenter commandingofficer Electricians rallied and Lamay ,,.u,....., S 1MPeiklni
roach at Oklahoma during the .... T US
The to Jim Daly, coach of Aviation Electrician Mate School swept the next three for the coveted Manno .............o' 145
3951-52 season Amphibious teams. Left to right are: Lt. Paul McCoy, NATTCenter athletic officer Station crown. Clint Artermry's Pierrl 8 145
Force defeated the Destroyer ; Capt. McCanpbell; Leonard Lubinski. ; Lt..George Shanback, 201 single in the final .
Force, 28 to :5, to win the first phase officer, and Daly.
game was the difference between WavesObtainNew
Atlantic Fleet touch football
tournament Halfback Walt victory and defeat for the .AE

Klevay, former Ohio State playerrwas Potent Collegiate Foes Keglers. S LookIn
the leading scorer and ground
gainer for Boiling AFB this sea Vic CiepUftfikl of Fasron Six had

son. Klevay scored six touchdowns high game average of 172 in the New' Year"New"

and piled up 492 yards Splash Navy Tankmen nine game series with AE School.
will be the watchword
for the
rushing in 65 chances. Top average Sparks was
The 523rd Air Force band from rolled by Irv Claxton with 167. when the Jax Navy Waves bas.
Splashing against this area's outstanding collegiate ketball squad takes to the court
March AFB Calif., will Join forces swimming clubs th Jax Navy natators have found the
$' going again after the Christmas holidays .
'with the 503rd and the 533rd Ft. Jackson Five
rough with three decisive defeats in early season compe-' with everything new, from
bands> from March AFB and tition.
the spanking white uniforms to a
George AFB, Calif., to march in
Last Saturday, Florida stateUniversity'
Hands Marines modified zone defense.
the annual Tournament of Roses swimmers Jax came home a winner in the 400-
Parade at Pasadena on NewYear's gave yard free style in 6:06.4.: I "The addition of several tall
Navy an aquatic lesson in trouncIng girls to the roster enables us to
Day Camp Lejeune the locals 60-21 in Tallahassee. 8047 Defeat
N. C. defeated be able to put into use a modifiedzone
Camp Atterbury,
This was the biggest marginever Entry
Ind., in a charity grid game, 41 to rolled up by a team. in this I After holding the powerful Ft. defense which should make"

0, before 5000 fans at Municipal heated rivalry. i. Jackson quintet to a 17-17 tie in things rough for our opponents,
Shows WellIn stated affable Coach Johnny Da
Stadium in Zanesvllle Ohio. Pro Holmes High Scorer the first period, the Jax Marine
ceeds from the game went to the vis.
Varsity basketball team was
Crippled Children's Hospital in Johnny Chumney scored a first 'Things should be different
In the diving event for Jax Navy's City LoopThe smothered by an avalanche of '
Ohio. when the Waves resume net hostilities
lone victory in the meet. Highpoint baskets and lost out, 80-47, here
1 Capt. John Ullmon of the Fasron Six entry in the Tuesday. sometime in January. The
I :AFROTC start is coaching the man for Coach Phil Crignon's City 1 Basketball League has addition of Shirley Pillard and
sailors Holmes Tommy Long, Marine team
was Loring captain
first Colgate rifle team since 1926 jumped off to a quick start witha Peg Lawlor will give us much
who earned a second in the 150- and forward, was outstand
Gene LJpscomb, recently released pair of victories in the first needed height at the forward
yard individual medley, and a sec ing. He not only held Lee Terrill,
from the Marine Corps at week Of competition. The Banshees posts, Davis said.
ond in the 400-yard free style Ail-American from North Carolina -
Camp Pendleton, Calif., is now share the league's top spot The Misses Pillard and Lawlor
State to six points, but rolledup
playing for the NFL Log Angeles Other Navy point winners were with the Downing A.C. and Nor average C'-10 in stocking: feet,
Marks second in the 100- 19 of his own to take high
Rams. The rookie right end, Barry ton's Lounge. height which can be used to great
and Cliff Baker scoring honors.
who never played college football yard breaststroke In a recent contest, the Fasron- extent by the locals, who are
Is 6' D* tall and weighs 273 third in tHe 200-yard free style ites rolled to an easy 70-59 victory Tonight at 2015 the Marinesare scraping up the pieces after a

pounds. Earlier Jax Navy defeats came over 0 & R. Frank Shytlesled pitted against the USS Lake shocking triple defeat a few

ODDS AND ENDS at the hands of Emory University, the winners with 27 pOints. Champlain now docked at May- weeks ago.

,University of Illinois publicity 56-30, and Clemson College, 5429. Bill Bailey played a fine floor port, in the NATTCenter gym. The squad I is the largest now

director' reports that he 'received Montagna Cops Free StyleIn game, and in addition, sank seven Against the soldiers Tuesday' than at any previous time this

more than 600 requests for pictures the Clemson meet, Frank baskets for 14 points. Top scorers Paul Black who is now startingat season, with an even dozen las

of grldster J. C. Caroline Montagna, Chumney and Holmes for the losers were Holdbrook center played his best game of isles working out daily at the

during October. No wonder! It turned in fjjjst place performances. and Johnson, each with 14 mar the season and notched seven I Mains Ide gym.
isn't Illinois back scored in the 100 points against the ex-collegian
every year an Montagna yard kers. ; An attractive schedule is In the
breaks the records once set by free style in 1:00.1.: Chumney took I Also in City League competition Soldiers. He also turned in a fine I making, featuring several top

lied Grange Mal Whitfield, the 1-meter diving and Holmes YC-62's cagers led all the defensive performance. I service and amateur .sextets in

U. S. track winner in the 1948 and captured the 120-yard medley in way in defeating Mayport Navy Last weekend the Marines this area.

1952 Olympic games (800meterrun 1:27.4.: 4639. Roy Lawlor racked up 12 broke even against the FlorId

), says he will compete in Gregory took the 200-yard back. points to pace the winners. State University Frosh at Tallahassee rr

1500-meter and one mile races stroke in 2:42.4: against the Emory Five local service clubs are included losing: Friday night, 86-63, Weekend Tide Table

from now on Boston Gridiron tankmen while Montagna in the eight-team circuit, but edging out the Seminoles, High Low .

Club has selected Harvard's Dick consisting of Fasron Six, VC-62. 65-63 Saturday night. A.M. P.M. A.M. P.M.'

flabby as New England's outstanding Fliers Hit Torrid O & R, NATTCenter Mayport The Marines now have a sea Salt _6:45: 707{ 12:0812:57: :

college player of 1953 Navy, Downing A. C., Norton's son's,record of four won and four Sun. _.
7:38: 1:;S 12:58: 1:41f :
Lounge and Caruso Electric. lost.
Streak In Early
SPORTS n : q

Season GamesOfficial :t

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basketball statistics for
Another in a weekly feature
that brings to life perform. the first six games of Jax Navy's
1953-54 schedule reveal the Fliers
ances on the Naval Air Station
sports scene from dusty Issuesof with a mighty 93 points per game

the"Jax Air News. average compared to 68.2 for their

Ten Yean Ago Today rivals, a spread of 24.8 points. ti, 'wxw a oF,

The advantage was built largely
James! Delsandro, competingIn
on the two early season gamesin
the Enlisted Men's<< Bowling
which the Fliers eclipsed the
League, set three Station record -
century mark, setting a Jax Navy
In rolling a 713 series. Del-
record in one of them.
sandro scorched the lanes fora

new mark of 245: then shattered Individual averages show Bob

his own record by bowling (Swish) Grabaz atop the scoring

i 277 and hit series was anew ladder with a great 23.8 average. 1t

high here. Close behind Mr. Anyside comes

I rangy Vince Zoda, owner of a
Five Years Ago Today
lusty 22.3 average.

Poised for the opening whistle Next comes hustlin' Dick Tate I _........__ "",""M"" __...,. __'_

19Iioop.quintets were lined with a 15.2 average, followed by MAINSIDE VOLLEYBALL CHAMPS Members of Fasron 109 volleyball squad take time t.
up at the<< starting gate readyfor newcomer Hal Kuhn with 10.5. receive congratulations from squadron skipper Lcdr. W. C. Hartmann (left), for winning the
the 1)Pf'nlnJ"of; Malnside Intramural Talc' boosted himself up among Mainside. championship. Left to right are: Larry Snook; Lcdr. Hartmann; Jim Bolin;, Robert
basketball competition with Adamson, team captain; Eugene Carlson; Ensign E. M. Connell athletic officer and Ed Clifford.
the pacemakers an 18-point Absent from the picture are Don Osewalt, Chuck Petty and Don Bowden. The Fasronites finished
i performance against Ft. Jackson. runners-up to AE School for the all-station crown.


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_17 December 1953 Page Eleven- a

l i ------r---ii -I Fliers Ask- Santa For -

New Winning Streak

('r Ar"ed Force. fr ell Strvlct)

QUESTIONS S Basketball bows out of the local scene for the holidays
In which state recently was
:1. first world when the Jax Navy Fliers play host to a strong Patrick AFB
staged the champlon-
quintet at the Mainside gym tomorrow night at 2015.
ship boxing1 I match ever held

there? But hold on, there are 24 more week, falling before alert

:2. How long must a golfer be apro contests on the Fliers' slate come perienced Rollins College five, 80-

to enter the men's P.G.A. the New Year, with heated competition 75, at Winter Park. The Fliers

''championships g'r until March. had won four In a row beforo

3. In what year did a touch. The Fliers ,hope Santa Claus running into the Tars.
shows at the scene of action
Mown become more valuable thana up Grabaz Scores 22
field goal? tomorrow with a new victory
behind at the
Jax Navy fell
4. Who wrote the first book on skein. Rollins College and Fort
start and was on the short end '
football ever published in Amer. d e Jackson both having puncturedJax
last streak. of a 40-28 score at coke time. A
ka? Navy's winning
stout Rollins defense held the Fli
5. Where did a two-horse race Arrows Lead, 71.70
ers to a mere two field goals In a
In 1952 end in a dead heat? The, fast breakIng Golden Arrows disastrous second quarter.

ANSWERS of Ft. Jackson turned on the

.., 1. ,The state of Utah where the scoring power in the last heat to Despite rolling up a 29-point
third stanza to come within a
Archie Moore-Joey Maxim light- pull away from the embattled
lone point of the Tars, Jax Navy
heavyweight fight was held at Og- s Fliers and post a 97.87 victory
found the huge first-half margin
den early-tills year. ... Monday night at the Mainsidegym. '
chalked Rollins too greatto
:2. Five years. In 1932 an at FIERCE COMPETITORSInjuries up

temptwas made to temporarilylower seldom keep good 'competitors Things were close through the overcome.
shelved for long, as for the night was
High scorer
the time to three to .
third quarter with Ft. Jackson
attested by Jax Navy hard-
Jax Bob Grabaz ,with 22
enable Julius Boros, 1932 National Navy's
wood performers Bob Grabaz holding a slim 7170 lead when
Open winner, to qualify but objections (left) and Red Rogers Grabaz, t \ the fourth period began. Center points on eight floor shots and

raised by other professionals I the Syracuse shotgun was Injured Gene Smith, i x-'Cavlcr U. flash six charity tosses, with Vince
caused him to withdraw. in practice l last week, but still saw plenty of action against Zoda, checking in with 18 marker
led the scoring brigade In the last
I the star-studded Ft. Jackson combine here Monday night. Both .
3. Not until 1904 did the nIne will be ready for Patrick AFB Friday at 2015 at Mainside Gym quarter with five shots from the

*t a touchdown exceed a goal The Fliers carry a C-% record.Mainside floor and one free throw for 11 Nick Vancho and Jim Feldman

from the field From 1897 through I points. shared scoring honors for the

IMS, they were equal in value at Coach Winter Park club with 17 points
Winter IM Frank McCaffrey's start.
five points each, and prior to 1897 : Play ing five, Dick Tate, Hal Kuhn, I each.
the M:('I>ND LOSS
field of alue.
< was greater I
Vince Zoda, Bob Grabaz and Jim Ja' Na.y un
4. Walter Camp, called the Roberts played practically ; Pier: J'(} FT FTA rr TP
every Tale, f 6 6 1 :J ax
"Father of Football", wrote In Set For
January OpeningCompetition minute of the game, with Bob Wnid. f 0 0 I) If I)
1891 the first book on the sportIn Balchunas Junior Cassell and Kuhn f 6 3 H 1 15Callscl.
f 1 0 0 0 .I:
America titled "AmericanFootball" Bill Ward seeing only limited Zoda, c 9 5 !'I :1 4Crabar :
in Mainside winter
the intramural sports g 7 8 7 3 :to
program-bowling and basketball scheduled to get underway duty. Robert. x :1 :tJ": 9Balchunas
5. In the West Lancashire handicap g 0 0 0 9 0
Monday, Jan. 11. Deadline for entry in both sports Largest Crowd of Season '
In England. Wellington Canfttarterstle -
Ttali :12 :l3 3:1: 1f 111n.
The Golden
is Tuesday, Jan. 5. Arrows, unbeatenin
and Top Drawer, the ..Jatkl.. ('n
Team rosters will be limited to seven games, were led by
only starters, J lilt the flnit.li line Carpenter, AMAP) : Fasron Six, Barclay, t 7 :I" !5' 17
15 men for basketball and 10 In Smith, with 20 points for the evening Robbins t 1 1 1 0 3
dead e.n.Special. Horace O. Looney, ADC; Fasron Shuttlr\\'ol'th, r 7 4 7 =1 311T
bowling, with coaches and managers and Hugh Shuttleworth and Scott, t :.I 0 0 ,2 4
included ,in this t number. 109, Ens. Edward Connell: VF-62, Curt Barclay, with 18 and 17 Smith c 9.1:1:1: : 20 .
G. II. Gumpper, A03; Communications Ktetenson, e 1 0 1 3 2 ,
Services Rosters must be completed andt1It'd poInts respectively. Shuttleworth Terrlll, g 7 1 1 7: JS: }. ,.
with Services before M. J. McDonald; NARTU, former Muskingum star llartmitm.' : A 3 3 2 5 .1 S SCather.
Special College W.
Schedule Scott 1 1 1 it :
Holiday Jim TD3 0 k R E. W.
Murray, ; .,
Jan 11 caught the fancy of the capacity g ,0 0 2 1
During the holiday season, Anderson, AE3; VC-62, W. A. 41 '
crowd with several dazzling hook Totals 15 20 24 A7
the following hours will be observed Rice, ADC; VP-18, Ens. Hal Kuhn; shots Player Ft FT FTA }'" TP Ii
by Mainside Special Basketball games will! be con Hospital, C. N. Jones, HMC, and .
ducted at the Mainside week The crowd, best of the season,
Services activities: gym Supply, Jack ,.Lucovsky, AK2. :
to fever pitch
days beginning at 1600. Bowling : was throughout Station Volleyball
Bowling-Personnel, R. D, Boz-
Hobby Shop Weekdays matches are slated tot the Building the struggle, and could have
1400-1800 Saturday 09001300. Three alleys at 1830. worth, PN3; FAW-11, M. L. Kes- been heard all the way to Columbia
singer, QMC; VF-174, G. L. Nes- Crown
Boat House-1300 to Run Participation In the winter in- when Jax Navy went temporarily Captured
AK3 ComFair Jax John
ary, ; ,
in the lead shot
down. toward on a

Bowling Alley-Closed.. Iron tramural f fan prpgram Trophy point goes standings.A Brkich Supply,, Noel PN3;Dumond VF-62, ,Lt.AK3 Colman; Prev.; from the side by Kuhn at the By AE School

hou... is 6:15: mark in the third quarter.
Library-Regular new trophy on display replacing -
Medicine, H. J. Kelm, IIM3; Fasron -
hours. The locals suffered their first Reaffirming its I I'
Lounge-Regular one recently gained per 109, J. M.. Carmichael, AOC; I already established
This special schedule covers manently by Fasron Six. VJ-2 loss of the young season last ; position as one of the top
Louis Gaydos, AM3; VC-62,
14-Jan. 11. for athletic units, Aviation Electri
the period from Dec. Organizational meetings
Daniel AK3 Fasron
Olejnik, and
bowling and basketball were held; Six, Vic Cieplins'kl, ADZ Chiefs Given I cian's School defeated Fasron 109

late last week, under the chairmanship in three straight games to cop the.

Leading Boxer of Intramural Director Voice on the phone: "Johnny Lesson On 1953 AII-Station Volleyball Cham- j

Frank McCaffrey. Jones is sick this morning and plonshlp early this week.

Award Goes To S won't be there for muster" The Sparks, NATTCenter title. i

Units and representative! at Leading Chief: "All right. Who Links GameIn bearers, displayed well-balanced

Marcus Bolas last week's meeting were: c ft this speaking?" team in rolling up scores of 15-4, t
Basketball FaetuLant, L. F. Voice: 'This is my bunkmate." the annual Chiefs vs. Officers 17-13: and 5-3 over the Mainside

Proving that good things come Golf Tourney held Sunday, champion Fasronites. "'
the Chiefs were given a golfing
in small packages, Leatherneck Members of the winning team
lesson by their stronger opponents I
Marcus Botas of the Jax Navy- are Joe Haymen, Al Otvos, John J
In the form if a 92.44drub-
Marine boxing squad' was voted Cryer, Carl Sturm, John Holman, '
outstanding boxer of the recent y Voq4 bing. Ben Hall, John Damon and Jim
State AAU"-Tournament. T Thirty twOtman teams entered Donnelly. '.

Coach Steve Mayer is high in .r 4s the heated competition, with play f

his praise of the 119-pound Bolas, conducted via the nine hole AE Denial '
who is rapidly becoming one of route. ,

the top scrappers in local amateur Lt. John Hughes, captained the
Pace Cenler
fistic drc !.. Officer linksters, and Harry LoopAfter

.... Webb leader of the Chiefs.In .
In the State AAU event, et was two weeks of play in the H,

Itotas scored the first knockout >'. t weekly Blind Bogey play, NATTCenter intramural basket.

of his career to win the cham J '.+ steady swinger Bill Scarbroughshot ball league, Aviation Electrician's .'

pionship of the Open DhUion in a fine two-over par 74 to cop School and Dental are leading the 't

his weight bracket / low gross prize for the day. Scar loop with four straight victories. ,

-The wiry scrapper hails from brough added a back nine 36 to In last week's action, Dental'scagers it.

Kaloa Kauai, Hawaiian Islands.He j out outgoing 38 for his winning decisioned TraFac, 4 -l6: ,

began his fistic career at the score. and Administration, 52-29. Flem ;;

age of 15, competing in teen-age s [+ Coming up with the right number was high scorer for the-wlnners in :,:t,
tournaments in Hawaii. I was a quartet of swingers both games 'with'19 and 27 point, .'

The 19-year old Marine joinedthe -& r with a net score of 78. Pete Gardner respectively ""i!

service in March 1953 a dame ((8 -4)), Louis Bowden (86-8)), AE School came up with two k Y

here to ANP) School in :4. ..: 9a. Matt Hoff ((93.15)) and Roy Isa- victories, defeating AO School, 71- .'

August Botaa is' now a student man ((86-8)) 'Were the ones hittingthe 55 and pasting AK School, 59-21.

at Aviation Electrician School. magic number. Dick rierson'a 24 markers .paced

Great things are expected of --- Second place was shared by the Sparks to the win over the "'

Botas by Coach Mayer, who is OUTSTANDING BOXER-Marcus Botas, 119-pound Marine Harry Harty ((83-8) and Bill Bas- Ordnancemen. AE School's Cor

,grooming the young Hawaiian for Corps boxer from Hawaii, receives the outstanding boxer trophy sett (103-28) who came. up with coran hooped 17 points for high "
from Eli Edwards during the recent state AAU boxing championships
the sectional AAU championships held in Jar. Betas was a member of the Jax Navy-Marine net 75's Casey Maze, with 82-11- mark in the win over the Storekeepers -'

to be held next year leather-pusher squad which placed second in the open _division.. 71 was alone in third place t tIf

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$age Twelve JAX AIR NEWS 17 December 1953

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&1.fm1lD Alertness BringsCommendation '

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Couple share home, $$O. Ph -6. For UF-101 Pilot

6877,. Green. ,
Furn.: 3 rm. cottage. .$33. Air Base kri Outstanding airmanship linked
Trailer Park Mrs. Shultz, Ph. 4 with alertness on the part of.Lt.
JZ-5410.( (Jg) William A. Odman of VF-101
at NAS Cecil Field has earned '
4 rm.furn apt. Ph. 3-9542,. Mrs. -
.Donald MacLean. 'him a letter of commendation

5 'rm.. uJ) u-rh.,home.'.$50.: 6430. S. from the commanding officer" of.
the carrier USS Roosevelt. '
Lane: Ave 'Ph.: 8-7147; Mrs. ,
.' -
Sumner -t

:Furn. 2 rm.' apt. 3909 Boone Park mendationwhich ,

.Mrs! Phillips.' > awarded for was his, '' a .

;J. rim garage; apt .$65. ,2512 College \- exploits during,( I.
.St. Ph.. 7-9601.; Mrs .Claude_ e A a recent 'Mediaterraft :
.Smith. e.an :
.Unfurn: 3 rm.; apt. $65. Pl84956: cruise; ,read In::1]
Mrs Mausert2. ; : Mn S; Nw?JV .' part : "The
bdrm. bungalow Ph. 2-5224 IIIp 1 /r. 4
:Mrs, Harris. ; _" ..... .,.....V' ."':" b.............xt.. ........ wNKt'_.m.ro' % .v.mm ...m..n..n..m... ... ....._........_.....__..........r...n...._. .. ----'-" commanding officer-,; I ....

| : FOR THE NEEDY-The one basket behind which members of Overhaul and Repair depart. takes' pleasure r.:
.Ros-elle ment's ''"Christmas Baskets For The.Needy.' committee stand, may be multiplied by 350 come Christmas Odman
t -.' .. '" time. The baskets will be distributed to deserving' families in the Jax area. In the top pictureare In commending
Emery. : front (left to right; ) Capt. L.eonldas I). Coates, 0 &" R officer; Edwin Robinson; Paul Prcibel- you for outstanding pilot tech: I
Two women to share.home ,with bis, William Atwood, Bryan Cornwall, Allie Nolan, Roland. Couey, Robert Wagner, Dewltt ,Jewell, nlqucs during a catapult launch
couple. ,Ph. 2-1565, Rosalyn John'Sands; Dorothy Farady, James Lamb, Christine,Hartwell, Hiram Van Houten, Ernest'Cham- when your J jot Banshee lost its'
bliss, James Wood and Comdr. Harry Huester, personnel officer of 0 & R. Back row: (left to right) fully fueled wingtip 'tank .
Eiby. J. E. Gay, Re tha(James,Iva Hopper and Frank By era. Grouped below are division representatives port .
3 rm,. furn.. cottage, $48, 4340.Bal contributing their respective donations' to the fund. Left to right are: Bryan Cornwall, James Lamb, through materiel 'failure after
; tic. .Mrs.. P. C.',Chitty.. Frank Byers, Robert Wagner (chairman), Edwin Rib nson, James Wood and Retha James.! ,- traveling' 40 feet along:the catapult .
,.. .
Apt. :-4590 )Mcrrimac Mrs Marsh, w tack.1"Tour

5 rm*", unfurn. 1023 Oak St. Ph. 0 &, R To Deliver'More alertness and. outstanding
: 7-6531, Mrs Hess. : skill;' enabled! you to. limit, the%.

Furn. apt., 5 rm.. 3206 Riverside; r Than ,300. rc ulfa.nt. swerve: on .deck,:to .right'
: Mrs. H. C. Nix. the serious unbal.nce'of'ydur i air

.Unfurn two bcdrm, apt.4273 :Bal ''Yuletide.'Baskets craft 'by dropping the. starboardtip :

tic. Ph''2-5326: Mr.'Warrington.. tank thereby' attaining norm9J -
altitude soon after. becoming{
3 rm. furn.. garage ,apt.. Murray "To 'well exceed the 300 mark"Is t t'o '
H11.} $70: 3524 St. Ph.'2- ; airborne and, subsequently .
Corby' the goal\, of the Overhaul and ma.ke'a normal landing aboard."
2619; Mrs. Stefan. '. Repair department's' Christmas ,
FOR SALE Basket Fund committee.In "TJhlj:; outstanding example: o(

3 rm. ,turn. cottage.. $3t>0 cash or comparison:: with last year's airmanship no do bt'.8v: d your .
--it- life as well as the Ions' .of a valuable
terms. Ph. 2-5410, Mrs.. Schulz. distribution,:of 2'75' baskets to crait. Navy
(\-I to the for records
3 bcdm house. 2 mi.; from NAS. t needy families of Jacksonville\ it 'show' several, previous eases .

4658' Ulmer, ext. 8564 or' 85333.' is. hoped that 'a'number' close l .to of, a shnl1ar'nature wherein- the.

Mr. Tucker as 350 will be purchased and .delivered .. .pilot and aircraft 'were" lost."
Low equity,, and 3, bdrm.:) house. this year.ORIGINATING. .

Ph. 88-7031,' Mrs. BarbarinL in 1950,.the idea '
3' bdrm. brick home. Will sell or became a. reality 'through, the First Military, Women

J trade for 2 bdrm, house. Ph2- efforts of the' Plant Division Assigned' Near Pole

5867, Mr. Salter. r of O&R, with all seven of the Thule AH, Greenland (AFPS -

9. bdrm. Venetia. Manor. Ph. 8- In Time For Christmas plant's divisions ,quickly following )--TWo: Air Jrol'ce'nure",
1865, or ext 458.: Lcdr. J.. J., suit In 1952 another 275 Capt. S. M.. Schadt and .Lt.

."Falabella. feasted ovtr, the Yuletide .holidays Christine Stevens, have arrived
At R
0 &
House Trailer, 1946, 27 ft. Schult. 'because of the "Christmas here for duty;

.:Must sell. Lot 52, Azalea Trail. Basket For The Needy Fund.", 'r) The)' are the first,,women

er Pk. R. E. Sullivan, O&R, $935 For' Beneficial SuggestionsBeneficial This year, the baskets will lit- to tw, permanently nsislgned

3 bdrm. house, 5350 Astral .Ave. J Suggestion erally contain'everything 'from so near the; North Pole In the

Ph. ext. 203 or 622. Lcdr T fft. checks totaling $935 month. "soup to nuts"- Besides .a6 to 8- history of the If. S. Armed
were "
G.I. equity, 2 bdrm. house. H. L. presented to 22 employees of Ernest D. Robinson received $75 pound''ham, needy families i will 1,10"11. ,

Ray, Phi| 29623. the Naval: Air Station just in for suggesting that quarterly classcognlzan'ce find 10-pounds of potatoes' ,. dozen '
apples, celery sugar, cornmeal tee, JO-pounds of flour, bread,
By owner, sell my equity and time for Christmas. be photostated.
take 'payments on house.. 2939 John E.' Graves, who works in ricer grits, oleo, lard, cot, raisins,''eggs, lima beans, navy
Ethelynn H. Stevenson earned $25
Algonquin: N. L.. Carter, Jr. the process. ,division l of the Overhaul beans; dried peas, candy: and
for method of the
a more 'expeditious long ago value tabs derived .
MISCELLANEOUSRiders and Repair department, nuts, plus'cans.of:peaches, grapefruit
handling adjustment invoices and mean.s. In'october
this alone
; by
earned the largest award $275 and orange juice, pork and
to New Dec. '
Oairie G. Spivey 'won $15 for reducing savings amounting to nearly: $30-
10. Ext. 247 or 259. S. Fpllno. lor his method. of stripping; paint data : beans, cranberry), sauce, peas,.
descriptive on perishable 000 were gained from beneficial
Riders. to Atlanta) leave Dec.. 24, from aircraft before disassembling provisions inspection reports.. suggestions made,by employees at corn, tomatoes, milk.CONTRIBUTIONS. ..
Chief Smith, ext. 429.: them. I I,this station, according to records to the fund
It i I. not the first award Graves strictly and began .
Riders to Birmingham{ leave 1630 The Navy, which conducts one kept by the Industrial Relations were : voluntary
., I' ;
Dec. 22. Ph. USNH, ext; 136. has won for beneficial suggestions.A of the best beneficial suggestion I department which manages the In mid-September. Responsewas
Baugh. year ago he shared a $137 check I terrific, and by Dec. 11
programs in the country, learned program.
Riders. wanted, Cassett, Murray for development, of .a water blast enough funds had been donated,
Hill and Lakeshore. '07301630. gun for cleaning paint, and only' to enable the p.urchase'of a near
six: months ago received $50 for a, 350 food-laden. baskets.. .
Ph; 6-5539 or ext. 8213: D. P. -
Traer. chromic acid solution used to. remove Overhaul and .Repair's= combin,

Hide 'wanted Orange 'Park ,Log ; corrosion. from alumlnu'Mparti. ed seven shop. committees; with

of Cabin Fish Camp or vicinity: .. t rAt Robert L. Wagner' presiding'

S. J. Sumara, .ext, 8442. time chairman, are in charge of this,
the Graves .received. hIs'check
Ride wanted! from Jax to.Detroit. year':* Christmas project.:
from, Comdr. George Ellen .
7-6531 .1
Ph. .Edna.Magdowski.
burg, ,assistant &: R officer,. 18 From
Four Center
Ride wanted from .St. Johns,
other ,O.&: R employees also ,received
Roosevelt, 08001630. Ext. 241, cash awards ranging from Disbursing Depart s

Helen Mitchell. $10 to $55. They: were ,Russell :M. tr Four members of the Disbursing
Riders wanted Chicago vicinity
to or -
Proctor, Emory B. Morris, Edgar HJ > Office at the Naval Air'Technical .
: for .second:! leave period. W. Buell, Bromley: .H. Wanser, Training Center, who have
Jim Ryan, VF-14, Cecil Field.Riders Martin: L. Donivan, Lawrence r __ lh completed their tour'of shore duty:
wanted: to San ,Antonio, J. Wilcox .Wit. 14sR y.Lo- F i idA
'. Kimberley, have been! ordered to.sea duty
Tex. Leaving between 2400 Dec. loughby H. Chance,'Jr., Eugene A. and ,will rep rt the ,.first .of the'
20 and 2400 :Dec.22. USNH. Ext. Long, Curtis E: Brewton, Herman 'epA> i :Le year.. : .

9. Claryfound -: R. ,Helton,Robert R. Thorn, Earnest They are Noi-mand Breault.

gold initial ring.. .Owen. L. Shirey, Carl A. Knapp; and DK2, to the Destroyer-USS'.Sumaur -:
J '. Sally Lyons, at659. toward A. Scott.' ;': Jerry Engleka, DK2, :to the

I Will baby sit day or evening.. 'PJ1.Of Donald M.Brooks' Lee'A.,Walk-: j:: 1' Destroyer USS Ingrabam; Charles

8-4958.. Mrs: Addie. .' et and 'Custls R.:.Jordan I shared .. ._._.. Jablonskt,. DKSN,',to the .8ubmarlne -,
-.w. "' .4.
Will baby.sit day time. Ph., 28746.. one of' the awards.. : USsJprJon.( They ;will,.
EXTRA CHRISTMAS l\IONEY'Twenty-two of the
,Mrs. Findry : : *. report to the Receiving Station;
Naval Air Station will have a few dollars more for holiday spend
Will baby sit day:or:evening. Ph., Other checks were presented: ing. They have .earned checks, totaling $935, for beneficial sug Norfolk.
4 r,. : '1- 901. 'MiSs :Cecile:Bowen.' Supply airy Fiscal department' I gestions. Shown,receiving their.awards are,three Supply. and Fiscal -. :, Robert Ellingsdn, DK2; ha:
"" Baby 'Bitter will sit days' or eve ployee*.by Capt Norman' :A. Heli department, workers. Capt. Norman'eUrlc (left), Supply been ordered to the. .Destroyer*'
Fiscal officer, presents 'a $75 check to Ernest Robinson (seated).
.",1 nings. Ph,7.4788: or.7:8223. Mn. rich,:Supply-Fiscal officer, during Recipients of other awards were.Oairle Spivey, $15, and Ethelynn Escort USS Peterson, at Newport,
t Dodd. Informal ceremonies early this Stevenson-(right), $%:;. R,'.I,


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