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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: January 7, 1954
Frequency: weekly
regular
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Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
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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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Source Institution: University of Florida
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ALL FOR SAFETY-A Rogues Gallery of characters who defy rules of the road! Drawn by Jax Navy artists in the auto safety-
contest here, the above characters Include "Blrdbraln Stumblebum", by Marlon Fulrher, of Supply department; "Egbert L'eg- .
I head' by Raymond Wirth, AMAN, 0 & R;; 3-"Hazel Hazard" who at a loss for proper signal, gives them all, by Gerald Sweeny,
r HM2, Naval Hospital; 4-"A. Jassack" who carries courtesy to point of disaster, by Hartley Sleeves, Supply; 5-"Sam Speed", who
will never make muster now, by Wall Hfcraft, AMAN, 0 & R. Entries will be received through Jan. 15 by Comdr. Edward Irons, -
NAS Infirmary:.The winner will _receive_a $25 defense bond. '
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Ideas for CarnivalNet
USS HornetMakes


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for three was dollars civilian from employees heaven I VOL-11 No. 39 U. S. N. A. S. Jacksonville, Flo. 7 January, 1954 Trip To Jax


of the Naval Air Station, an 'Dimes'
Drive
enlisted man from the Naval l USS Hornet, veteran

Air Technical Training Cen World 1 War II carrier, will

ter, and two N A S officers Being Held make its initial appearance in

who submitted plans I for Jacksonville waters tomorrow

prize-winning booths which In JanuaryAlthough morning when it docks at the

will be used in this year's Y Navy's Landing Facility at

Navy Carnival for Charity ( % nft organized campaign Mayjx\ .
next l\Ia\ r. for the March of Dimes Her arrival will mark the second -

In order to sustain freshness will be conducted aboard the time In a month that the

and originality In the annual Car- Naval Air1 Station, in accord- Navy's new docking acoomoda-

nival,'which will be presented in ance with policies directed by tions have been used by a giant

1954 for the fifth successive year, the Navy Carnival for Charity caviler

Lcdr. Karl II., Imholte, booth Fund, authorization has been C N .

chairman, offered a $100 defense granted by Capt. Burnham C. Recently re-aHhatnl. front

bond or Its equivalent In cash for McCaffree commanding officer, "mothballs" the colorful man-of-

the best Ideas for games Involving for March of Dimes containersto war I is scheduled to remain In Jax'

*kill], be placed at strategic points long enough to embark aircraftand

Tli blear had to be complete VZ Capt. Martell 1[, Twitchell, personnel of Fighter Squad

In detail And sure-fire moneymakers .. Y y senior chaplain at NAS, has ron 31, a Carrier Air Group One
for the charity fund.' been appointed to coordinate the unit under the command of Lcdr.

With Much an Inducement<< the ptaclng of the containers for Frank,II. O' 1'Ien.

'IHIIt'II'<< was terrific! ...n those who wish to tnlke'ohm- The Fleet Air Jax group will

From the lot turned In, the CARNIVAL CONTEST WINNERS-Everyone was ;pleased! I tary contributions to the Marchof then become part of the fighting
j judges accepted six winners who with the results of a fame-booth contest conducted by the Navy Dimes campaign, which runs machine and the entire unit will
will see their ideas tested in ac- Charity Carnival booth committee, as six winners were presented through January. The containers swing south with Guantanamo
$100 defense bonds, or their cash equivalent for their fdeas. Civilian will be collected on the afternoon nay, Cuba as the d stlnltJon.Th'J'e .
Receiving winners squatting:, are (left to right) Victor Taylor and Lloyd of Jan 30, and donations the ship and
squadron will
Kussmaul, 0 & K department, and Gene Tumelson Public Works.
Durnlmm C. McCaffree, presidentof Standing: (left to right) Capt. Ilurnhaiu C. McCaffree, command- turned over to the organization undergo intense training knownin
the Carnival were Lt. Richard !In; officer of NAS and president of the Carnival; Capt. Leonldas that has done so muchto Navy ('(I'desHI "shakedown".
I). Coates, general chairman of the 1954 Carnival; Lt. Richard SalI I fight polio.'Excellent'. f -
A. Salter, Supply department: ter, Supply department; Lt. Frank Wangberg, Aerology division, While In the Juv
Lt. Frank Wangberg, Aerology and Lcdr. Karl Imholte, booth chairman James Blum, AE1, of : area the carrier -
division; James R Blum, AE1, NATTC, the other winner I Is absent from the photo. The 1951 Car For KAllWeather will be under the operational
nival Is to be held In control of
Rear
NATTC; Victor L. Taylor, and expected May Admiral Oaborne!

.. Lloyd Kussmaul, Overhaul and Re- UnitThe D. Hardison, Commander Fleet

pair department, and Gene Tum Station To Host Fleet All Weather TrainingUnit Air Jacksonville. The huge' flat
top is under the command
of
elson, Public Works. Tumelson, at NAS Key West recently Milton A. Nation.Madison, Capt.
by the way, had two of his entries J received an overall, grade of "ex-

accepted cellent" for its annual Personnel,

Weather. .Outlook Propeller Parley Administrative spection And Material in Baby


Supply and maintenance personnel throughout the Navy Capt. Howard! V. Hopkins, Chiefof First
Friday-Partly cloudy and cool will convene at the Naval Air Station next Monday morning Staff for Rear Adm. Osborpe Arrival

Saturday :- Increasing cloudiness for a five-day Propeller) Overhaul and Maintenance Conference D. Hardlson, headed the inspection

warmer. which has been arranged by the Bureau of Aeronautics. party which was comprised of of- Here In'54Kim

Sunday Partly cloudy and Established basically for the

mild. The meeting will be held in the purpose of training carrier pilots Madison Hewett, less
FaetuLant can Society for Metals, will meet to operate under abnormal weather than a week old, has copped
conference
room, I Jointly Monday evening, Jan. 11, conditions, both day and night, the title of "Mister\ 1951" at
fax Air News Building 168. Between 75 to 100 at 1930. In the Seminole Room, FAWTU comes under the opera- Naval Hospital Jacksonville

will attend, including about 25 at- (Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 4)) tional control of ComFalrJax. I The first arrival after midnight
Still In Need tached to the Overhaul and Repair on January 1, Kim Madison was

department here, Approximately born at 0240 with the assistanceof

Of ReportersLooking 28 aviation activities wilt| be represented Lt. Jack W. Thompson, obste

and three propeller com- trician.
for a real future?
panies will also send officials. # Following Kim Madison
Have you thought seriously of : theiewere
what you might do when your a five other New Year's' Day
enlistment expires? THOSE ATTENDING) the con- babies at the Hospital. At 0851,

Journalism ference, the third of its kind, will a 6-pound, 13-ounce boy was born
with' all its extensive -
discus.4 and make recommendations to Lorraine and Pfc. Vernon Lee
facets, is" one of the
pertaining to standardization Stacy, Marine Air Detachment,
finest professions of .all. En-
of overhaul, maintenance, and NAS Jax.
listed(
personnel; with an interest
in writing, are needed .supply procedures. AT 1128, a 7-pound, 4-ouncfl
heic. Capt. Leonldas D, Coates, Overhaul girl arrived to Vera and Sgt. William

I and Repair officer, will open P. James. At 1525, a 7-pound,
The Jax Air News is In dire f
.
need for qualified personnel to the conference and R. M. Power, .. ; +q w H ?-ounce boy was delivered to
BuAer, will preside. Guest speakers Winnie and Quincey Marlow, AN.
fill several vacancies left as a ( s
will be Comdr. John Lafferty, / At 1845
; a 6-pound, 5-ounce boy
result of transfer and -
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separa- :
tions. Maintenance and Material, ,CNA- rr ., to Nora and Roy Gentry, AMI,
Personnel with BATRA: and Strathmore Bass, 'f I :: ._ "" 4.". -'".i,,. and at 2330 a 7-pound,. U' -ounce
news .reportIng .
Class 265 BuAer -MA- __. :' :>:d ::P- ,
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Scheduling .fr / : to
Nadine and
:.; girl Cpl. Bill Wilson
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experience are preferred, .... :
443 /1' "' : '',''':.,,' .. <'..<, .r.-;..... ...". "of.<< US Army (Retired).
but experience is not absolutely fLMR. : v' 0* '
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: .: : .,/11 ; THIS WOULD indicate the
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necessary. .
COPIES of the agenda for this .: : .
Interested personnel should d' "L "bumper crop" posted by the Hospital
meeting may be obtained from theO 1954-Proud mother; Mrs. Norma Jean Ifewett .
contact the editor In room 230, presents I la 1953 might possibly b
I & R department, extension 8116. Kim Madison, the first arrival at the U. S. Naval Hospital here In exceeded
Main Administration during the coming year.
Building 1954. Kim born 0240 New
was at Year's
Conferences and members of on day, and Is the first
Malnaide. child for the Hewetts. The father Robert Hewett, RM2; of the As of Tuesday morning, a total
the Jacksonville Chapter; Ameri Communications department, NATTCenter. (Please Turn to Pare ', Col. 4),



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.. I for Iland Marine HctMtlri at "Ka\M Air CATHOLIC 1
rubllfthrd every Thursday
) Hutlon, Jacksonville, Ha Sunday Mass-080d 0900. 1000--, : -
NAS. J.eke.allilI I Commanding OffleerComdr -Edwards Chapel. I \ -

CI l>i, .Dumhom John U. BllUh, McCaffre...... ....... ......................... ........................_.......".het.utlOfllcei; / Saturday-0800. I i ;
Fleet Air j.tk...'m.
.............. Commander Daily-0630. i
Rent Capt Adm.Howard. Osborne V. tlopklni 0 Hardlion... ..... ..... .. .. .. ..........".....Chief or' Staff Sunday-0630-Mass at Hospital I

Dahl ... ...._.._fleet........._Air.. \1Ut..... Elevea.: _... ... ...-----.....-.Commander Chapel. ;i r.wifw wi
Capt Comdr Theodore Frank D. lle>'?er ...-..............."T"...?....:.....?..._........_.._.Chief Staff Officer MORMON
l Tral.I.1! eater
Tffh.II"
Naval. Air .... ..... ...... .. .Commanding OHieerComdr. NATTC
Wednesday -
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(apt Da\'iA. Richard c.m Stuart ::::::-. : : :.:::. .7 :::;;:;" Ekecuthe Ofttcer {
Office.CHRISTIAN ,,
Naval. 1I"1ltai : Chaplain's
.._.._.Commanding Officer
SCIENCE
(apt, Edward S. Lowe '-'-' -:::=- eculhe Officer I I I1900TuesdayNATTC
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C.pt. L A. Newton ---------- .
Chaplam's
hAKTUC -
........_.......... _..-.?_..CommandinB Officer
I'otndr.pt. John Anthony L. Counlhan IIUMO ....... .. ... ....-................. ...Execulht OfficerThe Office. ?
PROTESTANT
weekly at the U. S. Naval Air Station .
JAX AIR NEWS I U published
funds All Saints' Chapel.
0930
Ida and punted commercially I with non-appioprlated -
Jacksonville'
at no 'stgl the government and In rompllumelth NAVENOS P-35. ,Rev the 1100-All Saints' Chapel.
If14r'COII", are distributed dee of charge at the Naval I Air Station
Natal Nov' Air Center, Naval Afr Reserve 'Training& lit NaalAir 0915-Na\al Hospital Chapel.
l l nTcr.lr.lll.a. anddllor AndrNava. Plancy,UosoltaU I '

Assistant! EUltoi--,Helen harper, Staff Rcpoitu 1-d Hondemon, PNSN; .
Cordon' Rubble SN. TO DRAFT 18,000IN
The JAX AIR NEWS: U a member Of the Armed Poicei Press Serxlcc' .
AFPS materUl appearing in this publication may not be reprinted without FEBRUARYThe iI
the written permission of Armed Forces Tiem, Service, Republication ot other
matter, by (.ealce publication, U prohibited without permission ofEditor Defense Department has
l XeIJ .
NEWSlriltoilal
odlcei located Main Administration' BulldlnK. Phone extension asked Selective Service to provide -
8181. 216 and 816-&. Armed Forces Induction

Stations with 18,000 men during

In New Offices Febmaiy. All will go into I
Air News Operates the Army. (\rPS), i READY FOR DESCENT- Salvage divers William Holton, BT2,
All hands are reminded that the Jax Air News has movedIts (left) and Glenn Caskey, BT2, (right) help Eldred Phillips, BT3,
930 to topside the Main Administra with his diving regalia before his descent into the St. Johns river
offices from Building
divers of the NAS Boat 24-hour
here. These deep sea crew are on
tion building at Mainside. VF-34 PairTogether standby with crash crews, ready for work in event of crash land
The Jax Air News will shale the space' with the Naval Air ings and other assignments. Fully dressed the diver weighs front
Station Service Information Office. Rooms 226 and 227 home 300 to 350 pounds.

offices, while the Service Information officer and for
the Air News
Limited Visibility Under St., Johns
his staff are In Room 230.
The Service Information office will retain phone extensions 11 Years

272 and 656 while the Jax Air News phone numbers will be extensions Salvaae Divers Here

8184, 216 and 8161. Plastically identical naval careers

have been led by two Fleet I
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Coffman- AwardedPOottheWeek- -- : I i t Air 11 years Jacksonville the Navy ago and on pilots the are same presently who day entered (, On 24-Hour: Standby I


I attached to VF-34 at NAS Cecil .
I feet under the I -
Being forty
I Field. divers When fully dressed: a diver

I MAINSIDE The parallel careers of the two St. Johns doesn't appeal to : will weigh anywhere from 3<>ti
At Center I
Honors Thursday, Jan. 7 fliers Lt. George A. Kernan, most of us, but it all comes \to 350 pounds.
VF-34 maintenance I in day's work to three .
(TH is the tiulth; i in atE'W I Girls of Pleasure officer and Lt. a enlisted
Island Don Taylor Morris F. Lovern squadron operations salvage divers attachedto STARTING with long woolen
Pdty.Ollil'er.o/.tlle.Wrek f<
at the/ Natal\ Technical / "erie"l Leo Genn !a I 1'I officer,' began Aug. 15, the NAS Boat House. underwear, and adding heavy wool

CinterJ Friday< Jan.< S 1942, when both entered the Navy I Little is heard of the work ac- socks for warmth, the diver donsa

Between wars, Robert D. Coff- She's Working Her Way 1 and were sent for flight trainingto complished by this crew and many canvas suit, more commonly

man, AO1, an instructor in operations Thru College .___Virginia Mayo Pensacoli, Fla. I I are not even aware of its exist called a "diess"; In diveis' par
in Aviation Ordnanceman Ronald Reagan I'I Upon earning their naval aviatoi's ence. Men of this crew are on lance.

School has twice been a teacher Saturday, Jan. 9 wings they were assigned for j I I 24-hour standby with crash crews Next come the heavy shoes that

at NATTCenter. The Caddy _.... Martin and Lewis duty with squadrons in the Pacific J I that are dispatched from the Boat weight 20 pounds apiece for a

During WWII NArTCENTER I until the end of WWII House here at Mainside in the deep sea dive, or 18 pounds apices

Cot man Thursday, Jan. 7 In 1946, when they joined the event of a crash landing made on if it's a 8ha. low.water dive

served In' the Captive Women..__Margaret Field New Orleans<< Organized, Naval or near the waters in the Jack Cue must be exercised in lacingthe #

Mediterranean I Friday, Jan. 8 \ Reserve fighter squadron' I.ts. sonville area. All these operations legs of the canvas suit to pre

,with a Girls of Pleasure Kernan and Ixnern met for the I are under the Operations department vent excess air i1'on'entering\ and

Fleet Air Sup Island Don TaylorLeo first time of the station. causing i the suit to 'balloon1

port Squadron. Genn A year after the outbreak in I # rAT which would render'the diver help

l He then wasstationed Saturday, Jan. 9 Korea, their reserve gioupwas! PRESENT, the crew is com- less.

She's Working Her Way activated and as members of prised of three enlisted divers: Next come the helmet and

at Port L 'alt. Thru College Virginia Mayo VF-821 the two kept busy flying Glenn L. Caskey, BT2; Eldred breastplate group which add a

tey. Ronald Reagan "Corsairs" from the deck of the Phillips, BT3, and William Holt- combined total of (5T pounds U

Coffman He came bo HOSPITAL USS Princeton in strikes againstthe on, BT2, the already overburdened diver*

N A T TCen Thursday, Jan. 7 Communists They have recently completed An added 84 pounds in the formof

ter in 1945 as an instructor In aircraft Obsessed .. .-._... .-David Farrar Subsequent to their Korean tour three weeks of salvage operations a ballast belt is added and the

turrets remaining until Friday, Jan. 8 of duty, the pilots were assignedto I on the earlier landing facilities diver [is ready for business.
:3948. Captive Women .Margaret t Field the Advanced I
I I Training Command at NALF Maypoit. Their work >
After service aboard the carder Saturday, Jan. 9 in Corpus Christi Texas, as I consisted of clearing underwater

USS Lejte and seeing action in Girls of Pleasure Instructors in the fighter syllabus !' obstructions such as fallen pilingsand Chief Howe
the Korean conflict, he returned ,
I Island "Don Taylor until their present assignmentwithVF34. discarded cables, that would
to NATTCenter in July, 1951 I Leo Genn I hinder
edging operations.
Coffman joined I the Navy in 'Piped Out'After
1
1 Diving in the Jacksonville
June, 1941 He U married to the area I
former Edith Cochran of Liberty ;3' :" has its many disadvantages.! One 23

Ky., and father of Robert Duell : :;t of the greatest is the very limited

Coffman, Jr., four years old. visibility, of the local waters which I With 23 years and 11 months tf

t : j j.1 : 1 make visual operations almost im- 1 service behind him Raymond H.
I possible Mo done
Academy Time/ Nixed '.: :: \'I,} feel alone are by Howe, AEC, was //'piped out" {)f.

the Navy by members of Farwi
For Retirement .... + 1
,.1' "'" :?:,.: 9 at NAS Cecil Field.
and Went Point < : t1'f ,\SS "lf)" n hinderance. the
Annapolis I Eight chiefs acted aa sldebovi s
count their ;t: : floor of the carrier basin
cannot contains
graduates ; during the ceiemony. Chief How
cadet time in training at either /i > fI I from four to five feet of mud that enters the Fleet Reserve.
_" engulfs the diver
institution towards service Ion- "" seriously ham-
".. .
i. Before to Fasron 8 Chief
coming
., '
givity, the U. S. Court of : : ;" :: : J .i : peeing his movements Howe was attached to VF-102.

Claims has ruled. During a recent ; .jl. } ... ", I' On these recent operations a total While in VF-102 he was presented
case between Regular and of eleven dives were made
,
with "uni
; a commendation for
Reserve retirement laws, It was .ti. tr; each one averaging about forty formly excellent work and consistent

decided that for retirement ; : :: 'tt minutes underwater Divers rare effort.

purposes, time spent at West ;j, ly make more than one dive a day Chief Howe enlisted in the Navy
Point M a cadet could not be as the effort is great. It doesn't
< on Jan. 1, 1930.: ,During World
"
; take
eounted M total service. "l long to become exhausted.
War n he spent the majority ft
Public law ((810)) specifies About 45 minutes is needed just his time engaged in antisubmarine
that creditable service be In the to ready the diver for his underwater warfare.
.Status of commissioned officer work, due .
to '
the
IDENTICAL CAREERS-Feeing in front of a squadron Ban- vast Near the close ot World Wax It
warrant officer, flight officer amount of he
No reference aLee at NAB Cecil Field arc two VF-34 pilots, Lt. Morris Lovern take4 gear must don. It he submitted plans to the Navy
or enlisted person. left) and Lt. George Kernan, wh have been together for 11years. -two men to dress the third for a new type voltage regulator
,k made U academy : The two hare had practically identical naval careers since man in full regalia and the "diesa- which has been patented but X
wrvies.I their entrance into the Nary !. August 1942. na" themselves must. be qualified
not in .
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I 10 Percent Cut In Federal All-Saints Seeks MembersAn Choir 1


Invitation to join the All-

Saints Chapel Protestant Choir i.
Income Tax Now In Effect } .
once mote extended\ to Interested 1 \
I
personnel.
The new automatic 10
pel'tent
Choir practice Is held each
income tax cut is now in
INCOME TAX WITHHOLDING TABLES 'Thursday at 1830 A party to
effect as of Jan 1.
If the payroll period is Monthly welcome back ofd members, as
The new tax chart is based
onan And the numb .( ..llbhot 18 per cent withholding rate AnA Ui*
+ales areAl Thursday night, Jan 7, immediately -
compared with the previous rate ,.But I... 1 I J t I 6 Tkart I
rehearsal.
than after Choir
of 20 per cent. the amount ot Income tn t. be vrilhheld\ tha1\\ be- ,

t'7' t80 1100 4 00 0 0 .. 0 0 0 eso .- -- --
tables -
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The
reproduced right) .4 14 tlO 45t) 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 81 11110 1110 0 0 0 0 0 0a1
to Federal
apply only income
tax
92 16.20 &20. 0 0 0 0 0 14 VF-34 Pilots
levies and do not include social 92 '96 16.90 690 0 0 G 0 0 09c
JOO 1'7.t10 76o 0 0 .0 0 0 0 I I"COLD" Ia
security withholding! Military Zoo toe 11.40 140. e 0 0 0 0
lot 108 19.10 IU' 0 G 0 0 0
personnel are not affected by the 101 112 19.80 80' 0 0 1 0 0 Qualify Aboard
112 UI 20 foG 1050 .110 0 0 0 0 0
latter. Salaried employees will 11' 120 21.20 11.20 1.20 0 0 0 0 0 .
120 124 22 CIO 1200 200 0 / 1 0 0
pay 2 per cent social security beginning 124 12. 22.10 12.10 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 Carrier Hornet
: Jan. 1 (on the first $3,600 12. 132 2J 40 1340 :3 40 0 0 0 0 0 ?
0 0
.
132 136 24.10 14.10 10u 0 0 1
of Income) instead of the present : 340 24 80 14 80 4.10 0 0 1 0 0 0 Fourteen Fleet Alt, Jacksonville
44 25b0 15.50.b0: 0 0 1 0
1.5 percent rate .. 144 141 2G.30 IIUG 6.30 0 0 1 0
HI U2 21.00 1700 7 00 0 0 0 0 0 pilots participated In the first
Service personnel who are paid 152 156 21.10 11.10 '.'10 0 0 0 0 RECEPTIONDressed -
156 U.O 211 40 1040 '..0 1 0 1 0 016o flight operations held aboard the in the outdoor uni
twice & month can determine the 164 2920 10.20 .. 0 0 1 0
form of the In
day required
: l: 1 1
164 161 2990 19.90 1 0 USS Hornet since her lecommls-
Amount( to be withheld from their 161 17l: 30.,0 20.1i0 1060 .60 0 1 .- 0 Iceland, Dale Roberts, PRC,
checks by cutting in half the sums 1'1'n2 n&180 31.30 32.00 21.30 22.00 11.30 12.00 1.30 100no 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 stoning last October by qualifying (right) leading chief of Fas-

listed below. (Total I deducted 184 3280 22.80 12110 I 10 0 1 0 0 for carrier landings recently ron 107, welcomes Robert Wer
114 UI 3350 23b0 1350 3.50 0 1 0 0see ner, ADC, leading chief of Pa-
monthly will be the same). 19:1: 3..20 24.20 14.20 4.20 0 1 0 All 14
Wen
112 19ti 34.90 2..90 14.l0! 4 !to 1 0 0 0 qualifying were trol Squadron Three of Jack
should 19ti 200 35.60 2S 1i0 11.6. I GO 0 1 0 0 sonvllle. VP-3 relieved Fasron
Military personnel apply 0 0 members of Fighter 3 I
200 204 311.40 :W..O 1610 '.40 0 1 Squadron ,
the deduction below only to their 20. 201 ::17.10 21.10 lUO '.10 0 0 0 020e 107 recently in Iceland.Broadway.
213 0 6 0 0 which is based at NAS Cecil -- ,- ..
taxable incomes. Items like quar 212 216 n: U: iU: U: 1 0 0 0
:215 220 39.20 29.20 n.20 9./0: 0 0 0 0 Field
ters allowance( and subsistence are no 22. 4000 30 no 2000 1000 0 0 0 Hit'Annie'
22t 22. 40.10 30.10 20.10 10.10 ,71 0 0 0 During the operations, held off
not taxable. The table (right) is :Z21 2n 41.40 31.40 21..0 JUo 1.40 0 0 0
2Jl: 231t 42.10 31.10 22.10 12.10 2.10 1 0 0 the coast of Norfolk, the VF-31
computed on monthly basis! 0
pay 23& 2.0 .2.tlO al.80: 22110 12 80 2 80 0 0
< 2.0 2411 .3.9 33.90 23.90 13.90 :1.90: 1 0 0 pilots served as a unit of Caviler
245 26. 4540 3S.tO 25.40 11.40 '..0 0 0
n. 21i. 46 80 31.80 26.80 16.80 8.80 0 0 0 Due
Fleet Air Jax :16. 27l: 4S 20 38.20 2'.20 11.20 '.20 0 0 0 Task Group 181
2'12 280 4.10 3UO! 2'0 19.10 '.'10 0 0
280 288 11.10 41.10 31.10 11.10 U,10 1.1' 0 0 Another squadron group, com-
281 216 U bO .UO 32.60 22 60 12.60 1.60 0 0
Pilot ScoresIn 29& 30t It 00 44 00 3t.00 24.00 14 00 4.00 0 0 posed of five officers and 15 enlisted
30t 312 as 40 U..O 35..0 25 40 n..o 11.40 0 0 Here Feb. 2
311 320 116.90 4".90 3&.90 26.90 16.90 890 0 0 men, went aboard the Hornet '
320 321 18 30 48.30 38.30 28.30 11.30 '.30 0 0
321 336 11980 49.110 3980 29.10 1150 '.80' 0 during the operations for aircraft -
GunneryAmong 33& 3U 61.20 11I.20 41.20 31.20 21.20 Juo 1.:1 0 The
344 :162 62.60 6:1: 1 60 42.GO 3260 ::1I.f>0 1160 2.,0 0 maintenance purposes. great Broadway musical
352 360 6410 64.10 44.10 34.10 2UO 14.10 ..10 0 comedy stAge show "Annie
Fleet Air Jacksonville 3bO 3.1 6tUlO IIUO 4s.r,0 35.110 IS.IIO 11I110 11110 0 Qualifying pilots were squadron Get
of 368 3'1i ,7 all 1.00 47.00 37.00 21.00 11.00 '.00 0 You Gun," will be presented here
pilots the outstand- skipper Lcdr. Frank O'Brien
one molt 27& 311t G8 .0 fill 40 41.40 )8..0 21.40 11.0 I .0 0 ,
ing gunnery scores at 15,000 feet 3et 392 6J! 80 119 80 49.80 39110 29.80 19.80 9 50 0 Lcdr. A. L Detweiler, Lt. James F at the Naval Air Station, Jacksonville -
391 400 7130: 6l.lG: 111.30 41.30 31.30 ::11.30 11.30 130
during 1953 was made by Lt. Lee 400 420 7J 80 6310 11380 U 80 33.80 2.10 13.110 3 80 Irvine, Ensign Donald P. Wilson, Feb 2, it has been announced -

E. Koett of VF-101 who raked 420 440 440 460 ng g ;U: :U: a 47$1.00 40 tUg Ug 21.00 17 40 11.00 1.40: Lt, William R. Wright, Lt.jg( ) .
460; 4110 e4 foO 74 GO '.60 14 60 .....0 34 60 24.GO 14." One of the
the tat'get.enough times to qualify 480 1100 18 20 78.20 6S.20 III 20 ".2G 31.20 28.20 18.20 Roger J. Kelly, Ensign Edward biggest heats ever
500 1121) 1.80 81.80 11.80 U.80 IIl.IG 41.10 3UG 21.eo to be given to personnel here thstage
five other J. Fischer Lt.jg ,
pilots. 1120 540 n 40 n .0 5.40 GUO 65.40 45.41) 3UO 2'.40 ( ) John D. Her-

Lt. Koett accomplished the enviable 5tiO itO 1180 ibO 102.60 99 00 9HO 119 00 120 19.00: 12.60 6"00 62.60 119.00 112.60 49 00, 4260 3900 32.60 29.00 lihy, Lt.jg( ) Lester L. Holley, Lt show was and still Is one of

feat during a noncompetitive : 600 640 106 11160 20 10160 96.20 :U: $U: 71.60 66.20: 'U:: :u: U: Warren G. Shulden, Lt. Robert L the biggest Broadway stage hits.

exercise last November while "'440 680 UIIIO 108.10 9880 .s59 ",110 II 10 $1$0 4.80 Schexnayder, Ensign Dean D Tickets for the big show will go

operating from the carrier USS no 6110 120 760 1.1600 133.20: 11600 123.20 106.00 113.20 10120 9600 1&11.20 00 11.20 1600 'lUO fo6oo 63.20 Ii.oo Tunno, and Lt.jg) Gerald JWltvoet on sale soon. They will be priced (

Franklkln D. Roosevelt in the $= :: :Ug 3019 3160 I Ug 110.:: 100.40 107.60: n:: $7.60$0.40: ?'1040 7.60 at II.20 and 240. Personnel are I

Mediterranean. 1.0 810 15.80 144 80 U.IIO U4.80 U'.80 11480 9C 80 .4.80 advised to get their tickets early,
1110 920 16200 U200 In.oo 132.00 122.00 112.00 10:1.00: 2"
Lt. Koett, 'who half chalkedup 920 sg: : 169 :: 159.20 349.20 139.20 19.10 Lcdr. Krantz Takes since a capacity house is expected. '
960 176 166.40: 156.40: 146.40: nu: un: nu: 106.40: .
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numerous! excellent marks In 11 percent .r the eacee4 plus$1000 -
Reins At VA-15
sad 15000 170.o0 160,00 150.00 .or'JI o. 120.00 110. '
weapon proficiency, had only over
tind.Ollrft. in a period of 12 .. Lcdr William F. Ktantz became Navy Comes To

month before' peppering the commanding officer of Attack

towed target banner at 15,000 NAVY I Civilian Cafeteria Squadron 45: when he relieved Rescue with Blood

feet' EXCHANGE Re-Opens Monday Lcdr, Richard H. Mill*.

His marksmanship is equal to The Civilian Cafeteria, closed Lcdr Kills' new assignmentwill For Hope HavenThe

some of the highest marks established : during the holiday season, will be with Fast'on 6, another

during competitive exer- re-open for business Monday, Fleet Air Jacksonville unit. lie Navy came through

rises or non-competitive meets Jan. 11. had held the reins of VA-45 since again with its big heart and

among Fleet Air Jax pilots. April of 1952. red blood with service and
..
The sharp-shooting pilot Who Shoe service is featured --- -- -- military personnel
-v repair being She: "I wag n fool when I mar. Lcdr. Krantz, VA-45's new skipper donating

was recently transferred to Fas- by the Navy Exchange this lied you!" reported here from NAS 131 pints of blood to Hope

ron 8 for duty as Instrument Quonset Point R. I. where he Haven Hospital.
was
month. While-you-walt service is He; "Yes, only I was too Infatuated
Flight Instructor, holds Navy available at the cobbler shop, I at the time to notice." assistant operations officer. The call was given when Hope
"E'a" for( dive bombing, rockets, Attack Squadron 45 returned Haven, where children 'inflicted
and at 15,000 and 25,000 Building 3 on all types of shoe through these pick stations. with .
gunnery up here early In December aboard the polio( are recuperating, in

feet.A. repair. Patrons are reminded l that all aircraft carrier USS Lake Cham- eluding some Navy children, was

native of West Bridgewater, Drop-off stations are located ,at Exchanges are feting an excellent plain, after chalking tip an enviable in debt on its blood account at the,

Pa, Lt. Koett Is a former member NATTCenter, Cecil Field and selection In while goods, suchas record during eight monthsof Sax Blood Bank.

.f Reserve Fighter Squadron 651 Green Cove Springs Exchange sheets, pillowcases, towels, pillows Korean duty. When the mobile unit of the

at Akron, Ohio. Stores with two d a y service tablecloths and napkins. I Blood Bank made three holiday

visits to the NAS Jax Infirmary

First Batch for the purpose of replenishing the

Navy account, word got out about

the plight of the hospital where

Of 'Cougars'ForVF13 children were receiving treatment.

E In short time, the blood debt wa

wiped put as personnel here responded


Though some Christmas pres. I Jr1ilh1 The Navy, reserve account was

ents are very email and some very v H also fully replenished as 159 ad

large, those received by membersof ditlonaldonors, Including 31 cl*

Fighter Squadron 13 of NAS -ww a vtllan! employees, gave blood over

Cecil Field, will probably dwarf the holidays. .

most! gifts in size. NAVAL .

Four sleek and swift new F9F-6 Hobby Shop Resumes

Cougar jets l have been assigned to
Classes In Ccrmaics
and happily accepted by the Fleet

Air Jacksonville squadron. Ceramic classes at the NAS

fianta,". as portrayed by a Hobby Shop will resume next

squadron mechanic, presented Tuesday at 1900

Lcdr. John C. O'Connor, com- ______ Classes will be held on Tuesdays ..
.
manding officer of VF-13, with Wednesdays and Thur
GATOR BOWL PARADE FLOAT-Some 31,000 napkins and many headaches later, this is the
from
days 1900 to 2130. It it
the first Cougar during a little result,-a float entered by the Naval Air Technical Training Center In the Gator Bowl festivities
ceremony held by the squadron.The parade in Jax. Panels of the float consist of 34,000 napkins inserted through one-Inch poultry wire hoped that a ceramic display

four Cougars have been mesh to make design of NATTC (In Navy blue) on white background, with y l1ow-old fluffy bor- will be held in March, with

added to the original group of der. At front and rear are Navy wines on fluffy'white with yellow-gold border with a Marine Corps prizes awarded. Further information
Corsairs to the emblem in a panel forward on the platform. The palm trees provided shade for four Waves who can be had contactIng .
F4U-5 assigned were seated on cushions A Banshee jet engine I It seen immediately in rear. The theme-"Relar, by
squadron. even in Jacksonville Naval Air Technical Training Center." Mrs Scott at 84734.





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Fa ron Six, VP.)8, VF-IJ VF-174, VF-103 Report \
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1(' Aren Squodrons Fleet '

, Scouting Jucltsonville PIO Duty!


I FaKron Six .. .. .."- ..... ...- .. .... _-.
'I Selected as. the Initial "White Weight, AD2, who arrived Monday ; i i a.. : relieved Lt. Charles as Public E. Tucker Information has been
( from VA-105: based at NAS of.
r Hat of the Week" for 1954 Is > for
ficer Commander
J Cecil Field lie has been aligned: Fleet Alt
Klectronlcs Division's Robert J. to the Jet Shop. ; Jacksonville by Lt, Dave A,
Scroggs, AT2, who has been
1 : -.j\; Barksdale, an assistant football
awarded the title for his outstanding
ti r'Pl8 coach at the Naval Academy in*:
LL *
I, performance, excellent leader- j
Squadron: member returningthis year.
chip; and ability to use his own :
Initiative. week from holiday leave are 7f' Y Lt. Tucker has received orden

Born and.raised in Little Rock, finding a stepped-up pace in operations J i to report to the Naval Intelligence
as the squadron prepares School at Naval
(
Ark., Scroggs graduated from Little Receiving Station -
for coming competitive Inspection. .. ..':.. > : ., :,...... Washington, D. C., for
Rock Senior High 1950, ":'"'. op.
participating '. ..' ..,. :':.:.:\.c:,.
In varsity football two Competition between flight crewsIs -: ; .; :: '. .l proximately,one year of schooling

years and lettering in boxing his increasing as the time ap- ; 14,?tie/w Notification of his selection to
proaches when the eternal question \4'f.,
senior year.. lie attended. Little : the rank of lieutenant commanderhas ;
of "which is the hottest crew" .,
Rock Sr College prior to enlist also been received by the departing -
will bo answered.
ing In the Navy, Dec. 1950. M'v, '\ Pleat .,.Air Jacksonvillepilot.
Following boot training at San During the Sports Car Club r '1" $ii.:.. ,
races last month at St. Augustine k ,;;>' \.
C
he at NATTC .
Diego, reported .
N. ." ONE OF THE many
pi eject U
airport, Peter Laffe, A02, placed :'v.," : .... '.'
Jax/ ANP) School, then to . Lt' Tucker brought to completion
: :
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ATALA) School, Memphis, and second among 17 participants in ", "" .. ,:
< with the help of the
.. ., ComFairJnx
.
six months later, to NAAS Corpus his class -----....-- ,v .J.11 H iiHrmr ...... PIO Staff was publication
Com dr, Charles H. Grainger, E. Tucker (left) of a,
Christi! where he was attached to COMFAIR JAX PIO DEPARTS-Lt. Charles pamphlet entitled
Station Central Electronics.1 prospective executive officer of Commander Fleet Air Jax Public Information officer, who departs "Knows fo*
VP-18, Is heartily l welcomed for Naval Intelligence School, confers with Lt. Lloyd News.
Scroggsreported to Fasron Six Air Intelligence officer, before his departure. Lt.
aboard by the officers and men of Cooper staff Dealing with Navy public infor.oration .
February 1952.Old : Tucker held the post as PIO for the past 12 months.
and public
relations .
"Mr. Stork" had his hands the squadron. lIe is no strangerto pi ob
full most inasmuch as he had been A trio of VF-11 crew members who departed the squadron late leas encountered by the ComFalr.Jax .
the few
over past weeks as '
four Fasron Six families received aboard last summer for three have recently joined the ranks of last year for four weeks of schooling : PIO, the pamphlet received

; new additions Peter M. Pierrl, months TAD. brownbaggers. Don Butch, AE3, in fire control at Indianapolis, plaudits from the Office of Information
was married to the former Alyce Ind. Navy Department to-
ADAN, and wife June, are the '
proud parents of a 4 lb., 4 oz. VF-11 Faye. Arthur Fernandes, ADAN, Robert Futrell, AM1, Is cur- being one of the best of its kind

baby boy born Dec. 13. The Following SO day of Fleet AU said marriage vows with the for- rently attending a six months ever published.

youngster was christened Michael Weather training as NAS Key mer Maggie Ann Coomes, and Jim course in aviation structural mechanics Prior to his tour of duty as PIQ

Danial. Emmett M. Bush, ADC, West, Fla., the Red Rippers of Shirley, A03, Joined In wedlock Class "B" school at for Rear Admiral Oaborne D.lardison .

and wife Lydia were presented a VF-11 have been transferred from with Arlene Baker of Illinois. Memphis, Tenn.Congratulations. Commander Fleet Air,

6 lb., 9 oz. baby girl, born Dec. Mainside to NAS Cecil Field.A Donald Hall, AT3, and David to the follow- Jacksonville, Lt. Tucker served a*

23, and named Rhonda Denese.A "Well Done" is extended to Kallaway, AT3, have returned to ing men who were advanced to administrative officer of Fighter

5 lb., 9
Aliens, was delivered De<:. 26, to which helped make possible six: weeks course of radar Instruc- the latest Fleet Wide Competitive HIS 14 months with

Richard S. Harroun, AM3, and the Christmas Party for un- tion at Norfolk, Va. Also back exams: Jerry Bronson, HM2; I the unit, he participated In both

wife Jo. Mr. and Mrs. Daniel E. derprivileged given by the CPO from school are Alvin Beachow- John Bradford, AK2; Charles a Mediterranean and a Caribbean
!
Conroy are proud to announce the Club. ski, AO1, and Paul Bair. A03, Woodall, YN2; Thomas Polhill, cruise, and acted us editor of the

arrival of a 7 lb. baby boy born .. ,...'. .'..... AE2, and Monte Lee, AO3. USS Wasp's cruise book.
4 Dec. 28. The tike, christened '" .* Former duty stations fov Lt,
'
\ Daniel Jr., is the Conroys' third : ':.i:1: ::.. b VF-174 Tucker include one as Flag Lieu-

('hiM.I (''A' ''' '; :'. : The VF-174 ready room is buzz- tenant to Commander Carrier DIvision -
: :
I Just in for duty is George H. .: L'k: : ; ; '- S': .' 9' : Ing these days with the latest 4 through two "].It'll"'
.. < ; : .
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{ word from Hollywood and the ex- cruises, one to the Caribbean and
:
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Training Center : / pectation of the cameras being another to the Arctic. They wel e
4r- > '
) -1 1tl' .'Jbrj.'t \
..<: / ,,, ,,1'' i : ; : "; : pointed at the "Hell Razors" made on the USS Leyte and the
: Jtj (
; "
{" '-t .', _I' 1 '... I iI!. ," ,'I : aboard ship. It is
Instructor Course >>;<".," ,.,\13,, '" ( ,., ,. .I.,'J. t ,\"';), '",,Y" /" "':!' \ ,.i. anticipated that USS Philippine Sea.;
I. 1 F ,. 1' : "." ." '1-/ 'jIJ,, ) rg\I'I' .
iI. the
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,/. 1.. .; >i' ; : "Hell Razors" will take partIn
Lt. Barksdale former Naval
:Y{;tr' > ":" ; :!; a ,
".,r'' 'i .< /'."' ". "}'""I'!,I"\r: ),''j\1i.Bj\ ,'1I" '\ some twenty minutes of a new Academy stand-out football play
Graduates "
1,000 / .; >'':.;j;,'I' r-' ":, 'J <,: ,:,:'::" 'J;(,;J.'Y'N\j ; ': "",' 3D Cinerama film er, received flight training at NAS

Backbone of the Naval Air '' 'J.. ;'<': Cameras are to be rigged in the Jacksonville and played with the

Technical Training Center, the In- :., "f ;, \,;,+;X; ,/. ',. \,I"I ,:; :1: ::';, .,':. nose of a VX-3 Banshee, which 1948 Jax: Navy Fliers. During
Iii
structor-Training Course, tomorrow ., ;II' : 'rid;:, "i will follow VF-174 planes on mis- 1952, he was head coach of the
graduates its 1,000th instructor ,: t : C' .. >: f.I; ::; ,: : sions and upon return aboard Jax: Fliers and Public Information
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on the anniversary of the re- }; ",' : ,\". J( when they catch a landing wire officer of NAS Jax.PROMOTION :.

commissioning: of the Training "t' : : The "Hell Razors"
L ..I.'l.t ; are now hustling -
Center Jan. 8, 1951 ; : '"
__ __ through last minute carrier
Under the Navy's present petty __ ,. qualifications aboard the Cham-

I officer program training of qualified plain. Pilots begin final Fleet

first class and chief petty Carrier Landing Practice i this
t officers, and technical and master SPOT LOST KETCH-Members of the VA-105 aerial search week.

I :Marine sergeants, has assumed party which located the sailing ketch "Optimist", lost in the Atlantic -
greater Importance.The are (left to right) Lt. Bill Weatherlow, Lt. Gordon Fender, On the home front, the "In-
Lt. (Jff) Dodge McFail and Lt. Tom Lowe. The ketch was located famous" stork delivered a 7-lb.,
I top level petty officers some 120 miles southeast of Savannah, Ga. 11-0%. baby girl to Robert D. Ben
ifmst know howto train and teach
son, AM2, and his wife. M. R.
petty officers of lower ratings for 120 Miles SE of Savannah Robinson, AEAN, became engagedover
advancement In their specialties.
the Christmas holidays to 'a

Instructor-Training a program of teaching provides In Its..such 200- Pilots, Of VA-105 Successful In Miami girl] *

hour course I

Not only have liiNtructoro and Ketch In Distress VF-103 .wk. Cs
Locating Sailing One
of
teacher been provided for the VF-103's best squadron

Naval Alr-Technlcul Training Participation by four pilots of parties was held recently at Jack-

Center, but have come here Attack Squadron 105 in a rescue a specified spot about 170 miles sonville's Hyde Park Country ,. Fsyf
I fA4! {
from the Fleet and Squadrons search operation for a sailing east Mayport, Fla., they turned Club. The turnout was much

for fcpeclalized Instruction and ketch disabled in a storm aided in north and flew five miles apart. greater than anticipated by the 1z

returned to -tbflr#mlb. the successful recovery of the ship I LT. WEATIIERLOW party committee, but refreshments t

Fred Burnett, chief aviation off the Georgia coast.. 1 the ketch spotted I were plentiful. All hands 1L ;
approximately
120 who
machinist mate, one of the plank VA-105 took, part in the search attended agreed the party
_.
,I' owners at the' Center, has instructed off the coast of Florida and miles southeast of Savannah, Ga. was great. --- -

more than one-fifth of Georgia when the Coast Guard A low pass over the ship, which The squadron felt the loss of CEREMONY
Pinning over-sized epaulets on
the thousand who'have been for assistanceIn appeared to be making approximately two men last
grad- asked all available month when Ken- the coat of Lt. Robert Parker,
... uated during the three years it locating the ketch "Optimist," three knots headway un- neth Gillis, AM1, was transferred one of four .officers on Rear
.- has been reoperated. from which' distress signal had der a jib-sail, convinced the Navy to Fasron 6 and Edward E. Wil- Adm. Osborne B. Hardisons

t Included in the graduating class been received. pilot it fit the "Optimist's" de- ley, ADI, reported to NAS Kings- staff lieutenant selected commanders for promotion, to is

tomorrow'are five sailors and five RADIO GALVESTON had scription. ville, Texas for dutv.?. Comdr. John II. larrobino,

marines. They are: Adolphus At picked up a message several hours Two men were seen aboard, A big welcome] is extended to assistant staff operations officer.

kins, ATC; T-Sgt. James Boyd, earlier from the two masted ship with no sign of panic or distress Lt. (jg) John Plocker who has Comdr. larrobino himself was

AE School; T-Sgt. Fred Daly, ANP that its sails had been blown away evident. turned 'to the squadron from the re- The promoted others to promoted his rank last were week.Lt.

( ) School; Pfc. Donnell Hill, AO and the engine broken down. Night landings were made by Naval Hospital and to Thomas W. William Barrow, staff aviation

School; Albert Lee, AOC, AO When the four AD Skyraider attack the four Fleet Air Jacksonville Butler, AM1, a newcomer to the safety" officer? Lt. Charles

School; Danial Lowe, AOC, AO bombers were flown from pilots upon their return to Cecil crew's complement, who Tucker, staff public informa
reported
School; T-Sgt Kenneth Murphrey, NAS Cecil Field, pilots Lt. William Field. The position report of the aboard from Fast'on 6. tion'officer Hall, staff air'and frames Lt.officer.William

I AK School; John Small, TOO, Weatherlow, Lt. Gordon Fen- ship was relayed to the Coast Lts. (jg) Tom .

AGM School; M-Sgt. Marvin der, Lt. Tom Love, and Lt. Jg) Guard Air Controller and the cutter Langston and Jim Schermann Balls]] Bill One nice thing about being a

Wright, ANP( ) School; and Dodge, McFall, headed them east. "Aurora" was vectored to the attending the Jet are currently man is you don't have to kiss any-

Franklin Creen, :AOC, AO School ... When! the "A-'0lS pilots reached' scene. School At NAS Jax. Instrument one day who hasn't shaved Vn tWO

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Communication Facilities AI- NAS 1rTn.: !

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Reach To All Corners 01 World ;


Communication plays a vital role in both peace and war

I io) all Naval commands, and so it is with the NAS Communication r _. ,;P Pr ....L..
department in the daily conduct of business on this
..t.fttion.
"- '- 't:
Takeaway connecting: links
ouch as the telephone, the radios, is geared to 60 words a minutefor

the teletype and an "iron cur- continuous operation, and is rrx
tain" would narrow activities to manned by Civil Service personnel. .

"/shouting"/ distance.Communication .
facilities here Traffic Heavy Here

are unlimited. Within a matter Official tape transmissions go.
through the Relay Station for
of minutes offlclaF messages can retransmission
be transmitted to ships at sea, to all of Florida, I less
aircraft In the air, foreign stations the Pensacola area, and South

combat areas, or to any Georgia. A large percentage of s r
point in the world the traffic is for .naval activitiesin

The Communication Center of the Jax area, as Jax is the only :
the Naval Air Station Is' the agency Naval Air Station that is a Ma
jor Relay Station
through which official messages -
are sent, and Is made up of Message centers also receive Incoming -' n
various message centers, the Major messages from Major Re- FORWARDED-Oure Vincent J. McCaffrey. TESN, supervisorof
Relay Station, the Crypto Center lay Station. It is at these centers the message ('mtfr'atrh (back to camera), In above photo, lias
and that final and local distribution ACCEPTS MESSAGE-When checked the message It is given to J. I). Haggard, TESN: teletype
Radio
Operations
George Caron, TD3, FaetuLant, operator (right), who sends It by teletype to the Major Relay Sta.
Three, Message Centers < to action or info addresseesIs delivers a message to the NAS tion. Jone Carson, TE3, (left) assists with Incoming message' ,
Located in the Administration accomplished. Communications Center, he Is. while Mary Gruetter, TESA, (standing) handles incoming messages -
Building, the Message Center handles Classified traffic I is directed to greeted by Kay Kin c aid, for local routine and write-up.
all Incoming and the NAS Crypto Center, which TESN, of the message renter, In the photo below the Major Relay Station operates continuously
'outgoing who accepts and records the ) forwarding tape transmissions in the communication system -
messages for departments and serves all commands on the station message The message then be- of the Navy to all Us tributaries. Left to right are: Dorothy
commands aboard NAS that are except Fleet Air Wing 11, comes a part of the naval com Flnklea, teletype operatorSadie: Evans, supervisor, and Sylvia
not a part of the Major Relay as well as Mayport, Cecil. Field munications system for transmission Rowe, Betty Kramer and Leonora Jefferson, SN, teletype opera-
/Station, Jacksonville Other message and various Federal offices in to its destination

centers, staffed by Communication downtown Jax.Keeps '::i"::;'

department personnel, are Registered Pubs :>',
at the Supply and Operations departments The "vault", as the Crypto Center 'S -4::1

and are. also linked to is called, maintains a Regis- t .
the :Major Relay Station. tered Publications Section for use ... <
From these offices, message by all commands and departments
are forwarded by teletype to the on the Station, and oper-
Major Relay Station In the Ad ates an officer messenger mail office.
Building This Relay Station I is .
similar to a large -telephone Operations Radio is also en im
switchboard. However, instead of portant cog in the Communica
direct voice contact, paper tapesare tions department Located in the
used for tho retransmission of Operations Building, this unit

messages originating f '.om 'any maintains radio contact with ships
area. and aircraft operating in the Jax c

Equipment the Relay Station I vicinity.area, or in transit through the

Functions of maintenance and ,
repair, which are so essential to \
iii1, any communication facility, are

. handled by the Electronics Laboratory communication to all commandsand for personnel reporting to or de- personnel.The a

N y activities based at NAS Jax.. parting from the area, f In avail Postal Branch of the Communication I
Probably one of the most Im- Due to the remote location of"the
!,N able. Those wishing to have mail department also handles
portant responsibilities assigned to unit, at the extreme south end .of
this division is the maintenance the reservation these forwarded should report to the local distribution of mail to
boys are all
quarters
trans-shipment mail
and repair of electronics equipment probably the most isolated group Directory Service prior to leaving via air to and from Guantanamo,
operated In the aircraft con- here the station, and submit a for- Cuba, and
provides
transportationfor
i trol tower. Since positive and Maintenance and repair of tele- arding address. It is also Im- all Incoming and outgoingmail
Immediate control of aircraft is
so type is handled by a special Tele- portant that personnel reporting addressed to all command.
necessary, any failure of electronics type Unit In the Ad Building. Here aboard leave an address at Direc based at NAS. r
equipment Jn the control military personnel keep teletype tory Service, so mail can be properly -
.tower could cause a major accident delivered. A fair estimate of the moll handled
equipment in top working order
for this station is
approximately
for all commands on the station I This applies onjy! to those peo
Prepares PlansEstimatesThe five to six thousand pounds .
When teletype casualties occur, ple who get their mail throughthe '
"Lab" also
CHECKING OUT- Grady prepares plans dally
Bishop, AE3 left), checking and estimates for present and fu- no matter what hour of the dayor NAS Post Office, arf the Na- AH of
which would indicate
out of NARTU night, these men are the
Jax, stops by requiredto
ture installation of ground electronics val Air Technical Training Cen
Communication
the Postal Directory Service at make immediate repairs or replacement department could
the Post Office to leave his forwarding i equipment for the station of this equipment. ter and the Naval Hospital pro- Indeed be tagged "The Voice" of
address with John and Mayport. vide these services for their own Naval Air Station Jax.
Chalus, AMI. Ail personnel The Transmitter: Station, a partof Operated Telephone System
should be listed at the Direc The telephone system at NAS
tory Service so mall may be the Electronics Lab, provides Jax is rented from Southern Bell, '. :' ':
promptly forwarded. transmitter facilities for radio r; 7 r; : :
and Is under the direct supervi- : s :
sion ,of the Communications depart ;

_r-- rncnt. '
"
This division is manned entirely >

.' by Civil Service personnel, and
;. r consists of a business office, an
accounting office, and the switch-
H1 board. Maintenance and Installa

tion of equipment* is handled by
the local telephone company on a
contract basis.
The peak loads of telephone activity .

< + onthe station have created

difficulties for all personnel. Although ",w+Mw.rw
the telephone system is de
1 signed to handle a certain percentage ;, r

of calls at any one time, there
are several periods throughout a
working day that dial tones become

unavailable ..
Carries the Mull
aI
_.. ..._-. Although the various commands
-- handle their official and t
own unofficial
KEEPS EQUIPMENT WOI IKING-All ground electronicsIon mail, the Communication .m------.n-n---T 'mw..nn"t .. '. YN'N.... ..x,,y."WNW ,,",_
equipment radio aids to navigatl and electronics equipment in DIVISION HEADS MEET-As with all departments, Lcdr.
the aircraft radio control tower a ire maintained by the electronics department does perform numerous Karl II. Imholte, NAS Communications officer finds regular
lab, a division of the Communh cation department. The lab also services' at the Malnslde Post meetings with members of his department elimInate problems
operates the transmitter station. Here Fred Wienberg, electronics Office. Shown in conference are (left t. right) Lt. (jg) James Acton,
engineer (left), observes while Jc,.hn Scapellitl, ET3, and Corlenne Here a Directory Service, where crypto security officer; Lt. Charles Fraser, rapid communications
Meredith, ETSN, (center) receive instructions from Robert Srhap- current addresses! filed officer; Lcdr. Imholte; CIIRELE James Sprinkle,.. electronics officer ,
mulling are
.acher, TEC (right). and Joseph Wilson, administrative :assistant for telephone



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t 1953 Sports : Resume Former JaxAthletes At


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Reveuls Achievements Igloo' Area

SPECIAL TO lAW Aid NWKKFLAVIK .

t Perhaps none of the athletic achievements at NAS Jax AIRPORT, ICI5-
LAND-Patrol .
Squadron 3 athletes
1953 will make headlines else but
during anywhere a sum who cavorted in Jax, Navy

mary of headlines from the pages of the Jax Air News shows "' colors while "stateside" have become -
"it
Borne interesting events. ,f;.. ''r... airmen "up north."

January t Among the VP-3 personnel who

1952-53 Station Bowling Crown Won by AE School l' made the trip to Iceland recentlyfor

Fasron Six Grabs Second Leg of Iron Man Trophy. i r /,\. a five-month stay were Homer
Teams ""V Brinson, Jim Boroff, Frank Kloss
l Record Number of 21 Open Mainside Hoop Play.. .. '
',,{\ ., .' :} and "Bull" Gllchrist, all very capable .
Filers Suffer First Cage Loss to Farris Island After Eight i' \ .i ;
--. Straight Wins. .,,,,'' "<':':<;f'.C" ; performers" for the Jax Navy
.! ,'. \\ pj'J ; Fliers in their
;:t, tenure at NAS
Miami Swimmers Dunk Jux. .
'i'iI.
!#'." .. .. ...f. .':" .?.J",., Jacksonville.
"
February .. Neither Brinson, fullback and

Tax Navy Enters 32 in Golden Gloves ':; defensive linebacker nor Boroff,

Fliers Notch 15th Cage Win Over Gibbs. who midway in the season carved
Jax Navy Boxers Take Novice GG Title. himself a starting berth at center

:March REBOUND RATTLE-Jax Navy forward Dick Tate (13) leaps will have football careers Inter.
Fifth Annual Baseball Camp Opens. skyward as he battles with Hugh Shuttleworth, Fort Jackson, for rupted.
a rebound during action in a recent skirmish at Mainside. The
Fasron 6 Nabs Florida AAU Cage Crown. soldiers won 9787. The Fliers' next home encounter is against The grid game, with the exception : .
I. Eddie Miller Visits Boys' Baseball Camp. Camp Gordon, Ga. Jan. 14. of various bowl games, is
i Whiting Field Dusts Fliers From 6ND Cage Meet 92-78. dead for '53 in the states. In Iceland

Tris Speaker, Jimmy Bloodworth Visit Boys' Baseball Camp, the sport is completely ex
Fawon 6 Wins Station Basketball Title. Fliers Set For Renewal li nct.

Pistol Men Capture :National Mid-winter Shoot, GHolirM, the crowd I pleading
light b \')' eight who advanced .

April to the final of the recent
.* Jax Thinclads Upset Quantico. Of Hardwood Warfare Florida AAU Boxing

Jax Navy Opens Baseball Season' With Win Over Ja>.Eagles. Championships, will be able tct

A11-Star Golfers Defeat Fray Closes NAS Patuxent Boys' Baseball, Stetson Camp. When the end.of this first month of 195-1 is in sight, the and mix it up) with 1'8Air Force,

Tennis/ Squad Downs Auburn, 6-3. .- question of a successful Jax Navy cage season might well be Army wrappers at the well
equipped Kfrla\Ik.
answered as the Fliers resume hostilities with 11 contests in g'nat
May 19 days. Victorious in four of six pre-holiday games, the Not HO fortunate is Kloss, a letterman -
Jax Track Men Finish 3rd in lo Jol'ldlA AU.. with the 19 O-51 Jax Navy
Navy e l locals face Glynco NAilS Monday, Jan. 11 at Glynco.
basketball team"
Fliers Defense of Diamond Title. lie was out of
Open City Loop night the Fliers taketo
Thursday
Linksmen Spank Florida U., 198. Tate, Misters Outside and Inside, I action completely last season as
Bob Wallace Cops Station Links Crown. the home maples in a game played inspired ball to lead their a result of embarking with VP-3

Jax Navy Host to 6ND Track Meet; Jax Navy Wins Flist Place. with the Provost Marshal Cen mates to victory for Port Lyautey for several

ter of Camp Gordon. The following months duty.
markersto
Zoda ended with 25
June up After
limited
night, the Camp Gordon base duty with the
Jax Navy'a Bill Scarbrough Cops San Jose Invitational Golf Meet team tackles the Fliers at Main- take high honors for the eve Fliers in their first three games.

Skeetmen Win Mississippi Open side gym. ning, with Grabaz checking in Kloss was again a member. of

Leon Wilson, Ben Soberaij Win ComAlrLant Tennis Laurels. Slow Start with 18 points A 16-point effort VP-3's traveling party this year.
Erwin Scott Sets New NAS Golf Course Record With 68. Brinsowand Boroff are both as..
by Bill Black was high for Pat
Jax has been idle since
Vlo -11 Swimmers Take Mainside Crown.. Navy signed to the squadron's ordnance
Jax Scores At Navy, Marine Track Run-offs. Dec. 18, the night they hit the rick.The division, while Gilchrlst is a structural .
victory trail after a pair: of defeats locals were minus the services mechanic( and moss is a ma
July Patrick Air Force Base of Red Rogers, out with an chinist's mate.

Jax Navy Hosts 6ND Pistol, Swimming Meets was the victim by an 85-78 score. ankle injury, Hal Kuhn and Charlie j Variety is the spice of life, it

.Pensacola wins 6ND Swim Meet The Filers upheld their claimto Hallman, the latter two awayon has been said, and the exchange
McDuff Hands Fliers First Diamond Loss In 16 Starts being a slow starting club, Christmas leaves. from the playing fields of Floridato

Erwin Scott Shatters NAS Court Record With" 67. sporting a mere 28-27 advantageover OH, HOW SWEET! the snow-covered and lava-
Fasron 109 Beats AE School for All Station Intramural Softball the scrappy Patrick flyers leveled terrain of Iceland should
lAX NAVY: (MF ) .
Honors. after the first stanza Only a Playrr :Memphis Wins 6ND Golf Crown. slam-bang performance by Jim t ......... 5 6 9 2 16 .
Erwin Scott Wins 1953 6ND Golf Championship Roberts and Bob Grabaz prevented Layne Roberta.f f'.:::::: 0 6 0 4 g 1 4 16Balchunusf 0 .
Green Cove Bullets Eliminate Jax Navy 10.2 in 6ND Softball Play Patrick from taking the lead. .... 0 0 0 1 0
Vlsnlul f ....... 0 0 0 2 0 Sparks Set PaceIn
The Frank McCaffrey men Zoda e........ T 11 1" 4 25
August Grsbat g: ....... 6 6" 8 :2 18
Pensacola Wins 6ND Baseball Meet; Jax Eliminated in Semi-finals. slowed down to a screeching halt Scott It ........ 1 0 0 0. 2 Center LoopWith
in the second CftltWlt, C ...... 1 0 0 2 2
Announce Formation of Three Varsity Teams for Marines Here. quarter, allowingthe Ward, C.I: J 4 1 6
visitor to jump into a near a clean slate In six games,
Third
Fasron 6 Takes Leg of Iron Man Trophy. 28 29 40 IB 85
halftime Aviation Electricians School U
44-39.
Fliers Win '53 City Baseball Championship. convincing lead at I
leading the parade in the NATT-
.. SeptemberNAS << Zoda Get 25 PATRICK AFB ((78)FO 'Center I intramural basketball
J'Sarn FT FTA 1F TP ,
Los Alamitos Takes Three Straight From Little Creek to Taking inventory between lioward. f ...... 8 0 1 5 1:1: league. The Sparks, In recent
Bravo f ...,3 J 2 J .7 downed .
Win All-Navy Baseball Playoffs 10-5, 8-3. 43. halves, the Fliers found the situa- Black, f .2 8 3 16 games, Training Facilities
Fliers Drop '53 Grid Inaugural to 508th of Fort Dennin,. tion distasteful and came zoom- LeIonne Miner. e, .e..2 a:2 ::4 4 4 5 11 6 78-15, and Marines, 58-42.

ing back to regain the lead with Barr. r ... ..... 4 :3 3 4 11 Other results were: AK School
October Williams, g .... 4 !5 7 4 13 50, TraFac 33; AO School 53,
Rod Wins Civilian Golf 1.41 seconds remaining in the Marler, C ...... 1 0 2 0 2
Pinney Championship.
Medical 24 Dental
102
; Special
third period. Vince Zoda and Dick
JAX Marines Open 30-Game Basketball Schedule 31 1S M 26 78 Services 20; Administration 39,

Novftmber' AGM School 31; Marines 51,
Medical 31.
Ed Weeks Edges Lou Chaff for Fall Cup Title. .
Personnel Cops Mainside IM Touch Crown. r
TraFac Wins NATTC Touch Crown. Tankmen Ready
Jax Navy Closes Grid Season With 31-0 Loss to Penaacqla; Sea.

son Record Is 27. For Meet With

December

NAS Personnel Downs Training Facilities for AlI-nation Touch .l 1 >, Florida Gators
Crown. \
Fliers Open Cage Season With 112-55: Win Over VJ-62. Continuing the series of dual
meets against '
Jax Marines Drop Cage Opener 87-50 to Jax Junior College. top Southeastern
Jax Boxers Take Novice A Title; Second in Open Division, Third college teams, the Jax Navy varsity
swimming club heads for
in Novice( B, in Florida AAU.
Fasron 6 Gains Permanent Possession of Mainside Iron Man p r) Gainesville Wednesday for a meet.
ing with the University of Flor
.
Trophy.AE
School Keglers Repeat as Station Bowling Kings .' f ida.Thus
far this season, the Blue
/ tories at Vancouver, B. C Ellis, and Gold natators have competed

1 SPORT SHORTS former Big Ten champ, defeated against Clemson Emory and FlorIda -
State Universities.Jajc .
*"* Second Lts. Dick Knofttman, Nick Mohammed Canadian national .
...... M Navy Coach Phil Grlgnon
former hoopster at 'Kansas State 165-pound king who placed made
one change in the lineup
and Joe Conrad, top-notch NCAA fourth in the 1952 Olympics at _: S. ,. .,
golfer are currently taking Indoctrination Helsinki. Conrad outgrappled _.._...__._________n_ e $ "_:" '' "..,., : :;.......-_ during Frank Montagna the Christmas'who has holidays.been

training with the 3702nd John,Hargrove of Vancouver in a READY FOR GATORS-Coach Phil Grignon (center) Instructs performing in the 100-yard freestyle
Personnel Processing Sq. at Lack- heavyweight match. Both Army twe of his swimming ,aces in preparation for the dual is being used in the 220 and
land AFB, Tex.11m Elllf wrestlers entered the matches as meet with the University of Florida next Wednesday at Gaines 440 .against the Gators.
ville. In the tank is Jack
backstroke
Conrad, Ft Lewis, Wash. members of the Tacoma YMCA Gregory, performer, while
And Hoy ,
. ready to plunge is Frank Montagna, 220-yard and 410-yard free On January 23,the locals meet
wrestlers" recently scored mat vic team,-(AFPS). style star. the! University of Miami at Miami

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AFPS SPORTS rTs_ Heavy Action Expected InMainside


Roundup ,5' vkw
Y r rA
(ly Arm.d Fcrcti rrw Strvlc.) Winter LeaguesWith
SERVICE Jlir.IILIGHTSIfc. :-

Sandy Saddler, world the closing date for entries having: been reached,
featherweight champ, now on i ib Mainside Special Services directors are formulating active

)leave from Gennany, will meet plans for the start of the winter intramural sports program.

Bill Bottblno, former Olympic box Competition in basketball and bowling is set for a grand opening -
ere In an over-the-weight, non- Mondav. Jan. 11.
title bout In New York, Jan. 15. -'re rosters, limited to 15 men
Joe Mueller, national junior : in basketball and 10 for bottling : leagues"111 be conducted week
days at the Mainside com*,
skier
champion water has recently must be completed and sent to gym
enlisted in the U. S. Naval I Special Services prior to Jan. 11. mencing at 1600. s

Reserve at Braunfels Texas. An ambitious schedule for both Expected to make a strong bid
AFB fullback Bill Keith- for title honors Is a trio of club
Boiling sports is being drawn up and each
ardt and, Camp Lejeune lineman unit entered in Mainside compe entered In City League play Fas:
Ilex Boggan have been selected by ron Six VC-62 and 0 & R. The
tition will be notified when schedules
Quantico as the outstanding back i Bill Bailey-led Fasronites are defending -
available,
and lineman they faced all year. "TIllS TIME WE KEEP IT"-That's what Fasron Six personnel I are e Mainside champions.Not .
say about the Iron Man Trophy/1 emblematic of Mainside Intramural
football team won to be overlooked In pre-
Army's
: sports supremacy, and recently won by Fasron Six for the PLANS CALL FOR the resumption -
Lambert trophy which sym. fourth straight time season calculations are the /agero
the -and for good. Displaying the trophy follow of two-league activity on the
ing presentation are (left to of NAUTU, Hospital and Fasten
bolizes Eastern college supremacy right) Capt. Burnham C. McCiffrre basketball scene, with a total of
This marks the sixth time the NAS commanding officer, who made the presentation, and Lcdr. I 109. All three have been holding'
Frederick IT teams expected to answer the
Woodward Fasron Six
the award skipper. Fasron Six membersare extensive practice drills\ in anticl-
have won
Cadets
in the background.Marines |I starting whistle. Play in bothREWARD
since it was originated 19 years _. ._- -- nation_ of the rtir4d_ Activity r

ago. Fall I ,. 7''' .. ahead.OFFICIALS.
] I ,7f S e t
JlU'kIollllal: >l. now playing { : tJ1
basketball with Ft. Wayne of the I WILL be selected
Before Stout from various teams in the league
NBA, has been rejected for military i I a
service because of his height. rt 5o with two men working each game.

He Btands'6'6i'! '. Burtonwood Orlando Five I An official scorebook will be kept.

A'tJIA on top of an English amateur for each regularly scheduled game
soccer league with 21 wins Despite being weakened by absentees and scores must be reported to '

and two losses. English soccer due to the holiday period, a Special Services the morning of

fans are amazed at the ability of the Jax Marines managed to holda Si4 3Kthqt the next working day.

the Air Force booters. The Gun- potent Orlando Air Force Base .: S Bowling activity Is expected te

hen have scored 95 goals against quintet to a 78-61 victory Monday be t held to one league with match

38 in nine league matches. night at Orlando. '''--'''\ es scheduled each weekday, nightat

Kglin AFB defeated Keesler AFB An injury suffered by Marine \ 1830 on the Mainside! alley' ,

19-8 in the annual Electronics scoring ace Tommy Long ham Building Three. Same rules an

Bowl classic played at Biloxi, pered the losers. Long, despite \ those tarried out for the full bowlw -

Miss. Pi't. OUle Matron, former seeing only limited action, scored :&;*i Ing loop will apply.

University of San Francisco 17 points to pace the Leathernecks \4 J : : S.: 5 Eighteen teams are entered with

football star, led the Ft. Ord War- in the scoring column. two entries coming from Hospital

liois to a 28-0 victory over the The Chuck Dawson crew was !: and VF62. Defending champion

Seattle Ramblers in the Queen bolstered by newcomer "Millie" Jo'aSl'on Six will field another

City Bowl game at Seattle. Matson Milonovich, in his first game for !strong team in hopes of keepinga
recently named the outstanding the locals. The rangy pivotman I I FOR SUCCESS-A steady showing on the volley. monopoly on M III I n III I d e keg
ball court by Fasron 109 won the Mainside\ championship for the
Army grldder for 1953 by rolled up 16 points.Reinforcements crowns" ,
Beavers Capt. Burnham C. McCaffree, NAS commanding officer
the Army Times, scored half of arrived In the I awards the first place trophy to Ensign E. M. Connell, athletic officer Along with Famon Six, such
Ord's touchdowns. The Ramblers second half when Paul Black and I of Fasron 109. The presentation top and bottom were part of perennial lO"el'ho\llles as FA W-

Ire made up of former collegeAnd Pete Carlisle returning from a crowns big trophy were awarded.presentation ceremony last week in which various 11, VJ-2, Furon ']09, Supply and

high school stars who play leave, went into the game but Or- __ 0. VF-171 are also entered. These
without pay. Pit Robert L. lando had rolled up too big & lead squads were among the top-dogs
I 1
Woods, a former cage player and to overtake. Weekend Tide Table Linksters Swing In the recent fall bowling loop.
comic with the Harlem Clowns, Last night, the brines were I' .
is now a member of the Ft. Lewis scheduled against the Moody Air
High Low Freely DuringHoliday I
squad] The world touting Clowns Force Base quintet at the NATT-
A.M. P.M. A.M P.M. AE School Gains
Are known for their court comedy Center Gym. They face Glynco
In his first game as ft Clown, NAAS In the Georgia town tomorrow Fri. 10:14: 10.37: 3:48: 4:17: SeasonMiss Coveted Center

Woods netted 36 points againstthe night and tie into the Parrls j jI Sat. 10:01: 11:28: 4.36 5:06:

fabulous House of David Island Marines at Pat t'is Island Sun. 11:51: _.. 5:32: 5:58: Dorothea Knight and Bill Captain's Trophyfrom
I Scaibrough won first low
flight
team He hopes to be a Harlem I Saturday night.
0 .._ I honors in the Naval
-. gross All- :! 485: i
Globe Trotter athletes
some day. -- ng pons.
Holy Cross gridster Paul BrUette Station Invitational Mixed Two- from Aviation Klectilcians School

repotted for Induction Into AFPS Picks '53 Service All-Stars Ball Golf Tournament Sunday at I captured the Captain's Trophy for
the station course, garnering' a
the Army Dec. 15 The Navy the NATTCcnter 3953 Intramuralprogram
New York (AITS--The 1953 Service All-Star grid teams steady score of 86.
recently called Ernie Beck one of according to figures released -
Pennsylvania's' all time cage composed of former college and professIonal stars were selected bya First flight low net was snared recently by the Center

greats to active duty.Clarence world-wide poll of Armed Forces sports! editors, football coaches by Mrs. Sena El mote and Lea Athletic Office.
civilian writers. Ballots were distributed to all Service Leschak with 71.
and sports I I
Yackey, ex-Pauls Island Second place honors went t to
installations on the AFPS mailing list Lt and Mrs. George Ayers captured
eager now is a member of Aviation Ordnance School with
second! flight low honors .
the Bowling Green, Ohio, basket for the colleges gross 479 points
Top vote getters in the poll played following with an 86, while Comdr and
ball squad. The Sparks and Gunnies tan
i
and universities Me-
were Gil Buccf, Frank McPhee, : Mrs. Hairy Haity took second
Servicemen overseas will be the gled down the home stretch neck
Phee (Princeton) ; Sugar (Pur-
flight low net with 73. I
first to view films of the 1953 Ray Beck and Ollie Matson. Al due; Esslinger i (Bradley); and neck but a championship in
IN A SPECIALTY contest as
World Series. Prints have been Dorow of Bolling ARB was Mitchell (UCLA); BuccI (Pittsburgh part of the tourney, Scarbroughand I the bowling competition' won the "

rushed overseas for a holiday elected to the All-Star lineup ) ; Trevlsano (Columbia); Mrs Mary Barrow hit the I title for the Sparks ,

showing in military theaters for his second consecutive: Beck (Georgia Tech); Williams longest drives on the fifth hole in The Ordnanremen led their ,

Tom Morgan, Yankee hurler now year (Notre Dame); Matson (Univ. first flight competition, while opponent In horseshoes<< and .

In the Army has been transferred Gene Lipscomb, who played of San Francisco); Petitbon nearest to the pin on the third touch football but the trophy

from Ft. Ord, Calif., to Ft. Sill most of the 1953 'season with (Notre Dame); Dorow (Michigan hole was Miss Knight.In winners' piled up points In ban

Okla. Morgan, who won 10 the Camp Pendleton Marines, State); De R 0' a (Pittsburgh the second flight, longest krtball bowling, free throwing,

games and lost three while at Ft. is the only AFPS All. Star ); Bell (Pennsylvania) ; drive: was achieved by Mrs. Vivian volleyball and itoftball.

Ord, is scheduled to' be dischargedJuly without any college experience Mahoney (Notre Dame); Simmons Coleman with John Hughes near This was the third straight vie

27, 1954. He was recently released from (Texas); Skibinski (Purr est the pin on the third hole. tory for the Sparks in taking the

the Marine Corps and finished due); Hatcher (Arkansas City Another tournament of this caliber coveted trophy. They won two

Sports'Staff Needs the season as a defensive right JC, Kans.); Heinrlch (Washington Is being planned for the station previous years while coached by

end for the professional Los ); Lauricella (,Tennessee course in several weeks. DIrectors Len Lubinski. Last season AE

More ReportersThe Angeles Rams. ); Meyers (Stanford); and of Sunday's event were School was tutored by Jim Daly

fast depleting sports The rest of the All-Stars Relchardt (Iowa). Nadine Maze and Jack Harvey. Strong showings were made by
staff is in bad 'need
of additional
FIRST TEAM SECOND TEAM SWINGERS representing Jax the Marines, Training Facilities

with reporters. Personnel Po,. PUytr Turn M.y.r Turn Navy won the team championshipIn and Special Services in the final
or without experience Interested ends Fr.nl MtPU", Qu.ntlco Hid D. Ron, Cherry Point: the First Annual Gator Bowl accounting.
in Joining the staff can U Btll Monmouth Invitation Golf Tournament held I
Leo Sug.r Ft. (L.. Ft.
I Captain's Trophy competitionfor
get room in touch Main with the editor In UcU.i Jack E..ling.r i; Norfolk NASH G.n, Lipicomb: C.mp ndMon at the Hyde Park Golf Course i 1951: is now underway with -

building 230 Malnstde.Administration .l MltchtH, Ft. L., Jim Mahoney, Lift!. Crook during Bowl week. Members of play being held in the Center basketball 1I
.fJi Gil B.cel, '.rri, Island' Jim Simmons, Burtonwood AB the winning combine were: Comdr. I
\ loop.
The Jax Air News prides it* 9 Don Tr.vfwno, P.nsacoia" NAS Joe SkbinU, ,'Ft. Monmouth, Frank Hey.er Bill Scarbrough and I

wlf on having one of the finest canton, Ray lock, Ft. J.dionbull ,...1 H.tcUr, PhbP! Lots Chaff ranged with several top collegiateand

"ports sections of any newspaper lob Will im", B.iitbfioV: : NTC 'D.n H.:inricli; Ft. Ord Personnel wishing to try but fora i service aggregation, tnthu*
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in the military, establish John P.firbo Quutlce Haul L,UM<,IU, Ft. B.lv.lr place on this season's varsity Ing the University of Georgia
ment. The paper can only hope OW Matson, Ft. Ord lob M.y.ri, Qu.nKcoMM golf team must submit entries to linksters. Several spots on the Ja*

to keep up this reputation with Al, Dwow. lolling AFB RoUk.rdt: Bollmf API the golf shack prior to Jan. 20. : Navy squad are open due to tran*
Additional help. A fine schedule has been are for of several former members.
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.... HERE AND THEREA

married couple was peacefully -

Bleeping in the' !upstairs bed

I room.

Suddenly the wife shorted in

her sleep: !"Good Lord, here, comes

my husband."

The h n's' band woke up and

, jumped. out-of the upstajis window !!

y,
y S
f
v A far western newspaper heads

the list of births, marriages, and

deaths briefly and to the point.

"Hatched, Matched and Dis-
DRILL SPECIALISTSThisgroup
'
patched. of youngsters 'from St.'
.
d .
Joseph's Academy, Newark, N. Parents WarnedTo
r ''rs' Farmer: No, I wouldn't, think J. were guests at NATTCenter

of char g'I n' you for' the cider. during their stay in Jax where Check 'Shot'
they performed at the Gator

{ .t. ._.'. .--ro--'_a, That'd be bootleggin' and praise Bowl game Jan. 1. The group
the Lord I ain't come to that yit. also gave ji performance here. Records Of TotsTwo
MUSICAL-Wilma Ellenburjer, SA, at the Naval Air Techni- The peck of taters will be $3. Center is Father Thomas J.
tat'Training Center, Is an all-around musician with the "Seren- Flnnepan, leader of the Cadets, cases of diphtheria and
*
aders". Wilma plays no less than 11 musical Instruments..She hails with Lt. Robert Rarllck, Catholic one case of whooping cough I
from Lake Worth, Fla. Two old maids were in an in- Chaplain at the Training
have been seen at the Dependants -
sane asylum for years, always Center.
No Dull Moments For Her v knitting i and knitting. "Gee," Section of the U. S. Naval.

sighed ,Mayme one day, "I wish Hospital
Madison Baby In view of the seriousness of
Wave At Center Is One-Woman Band; some tall handsome ,man would these diseases, particularly in
;
arms Continued from
wind his around me andsqueeze ( Page 1))

Plavs No Less Than Instruments me until I gasp." of 39 births had been recorded. and'Infants the and extreme young effectiveness children,

"Now y o u'r e talking sense," Kim Madison, who weighed in
rII of immunization, it is urged
There's a one-woman orches- from Jayne. "You'll! be out of at 7-pounds, 5-ounces, is the first

tra at the Naval Air Technical here in ,a few days." child of Norma Jean and RobertA that parents check over records

Training Center in the person of Hewett!, RM2, of the Commu- of their children to be sure

mmmm Wilma Ellenberger, seaman apprentice -' "So you heard the bullet whiz nications department, NATTCenter they are up-to-date.
Doctors out In of
point spite
attached to Special I
His mother former WAVE
a ,
,
ltElI."TI'm. past you? asked the lawyer of I modern antibiotic therapy, diseases '
FOIl Services. Also served at the Center In the
Abner, who was up for disorderly :
i .. of this nature can be extremely -
4- fmn, garage apt. $55. Murray While she plays the piano conduct. Informatfon( and Education office.

Hill, Mrs. Mueller, Ph. 2- with the "Sercnadcrs", A NAT- "Yes, suh, ah heard It .twice." Both patents agree they couldn't Is serious.nearly ]Since 00 percent Immunization effective
TCcnter dance orchestra, Wilma
0779. "How's that?" have had a better New Year's
also is in the saxophone it is strongly urged,
-rl11. fum. apt. $60, Fairfax Manor qualified "Heard it whiz when It passedme present that the children
clarinet drums, cornet, are adequately -
Ph. 8-4267. ,
Mis. Acheson, and heard it again protected.
trombone French horn, baritone
2- 'm. fvun. apt. $45, Riverside, when I passed itl"! Immunizations are given I
oboe bassoon and tuba.A Station To Host
Ph. 8-2655, 933 Ros- ,
Mr. Rhodes, each and
Wednesday Friday,
resident of Lake Worth, '
selle. Naval They've"got a new accessory for (Continued from" Pace 1)) from 1200 until '1400, without
entered the
Fla before she -
7362 103rd ,
8-rm. furn. apt. $65. a car. It's called a silencer. Fits Seminole Hotel. appointment
Mrs Ber- Service last August, Wilma -
)
St. (Wescqnrfett
right over wife's mouth.
2-2697. majored in music at Kent State your Roy O. Schiebel, Jr., Eastern
ilen Ph.
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Fgr n. apt 2652 Myra, Mrs.'Wood, College!, Kent, Ohio. District Manager, Magnaflux Corporation First
Jet
Jones that a small townis Complete
In addition to ,her music, the says New York City, will ,
7-6536
Ph.
a place where knows
everyone "Non-Destructive Test-
Furn. apt. Lakeshore, Ph. 2-7216, .assistant comely Wave in the is Athletic working Office as an what everyone else is doing. They tag speak- Engineering on and Production Link Trainer In
LeGiand.
'
_. Mrs read the paper just 'to see ifthey've Life Savers." Mr. Schiebel Is rec-
at NATTCenter.
4-rm. furn. apt. $80, 3684 St. been caught at it,
ognized throughout the metals
Johns, Ph. 2-3218, Mr. Nasral- S S Use At Key WestThe .
lah. (Riverside), Ph. 2-6667, Mrs. working industry for this work In

Duguid. Perhaps you think our jokes are the field of non-c1esb'ucti"e test- Navy's first completely mo-
3-rm. apt. $40. 2148 Rosselle. Ph. bad.
Furn. rm. $1250, 654 Herman bile jet link trainer has been put
7-5161 Mis. Winter. ing.This
4-I'm. apt., $45, near Gator Bowl, (Murray Hill), Ph. 2-4073, Mrs. But viewsIf you'd quickly change your meeting.is i. open to all. into operation by the Fleet All

Weather Unit at
Training Key
Ph. 3-9542, Mrs. MacLean. Bolingt the Adam the married '
you'd compare jokes we was only
: West Fla.Mounted.
2-bcdrm. house. $125, 4623 Mar- .
Unfurn., 4-rm. apt. $60,
garage print man without mother-in-law tr'oti-
Ph. 2-3146 Mrs tlngale I Rd, Ph. 3-6103, Mr. on a 15-ton trailer
4346 Shirley,
With those we couldn't use! blest .
Sheffield. Whitehead. truck, ,the unit can be deployed
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Two 2-bdinu apta. $75 $ $60, 4840- Share 2-bedrm. apt. Ph. 7-6531, around the country according to

Mrs. Magdowski. the needs of the
4846 Phyllis, Ph. 3-6103. Navy,
3-bdrm. unfurn. home, kitchen :
The of the mobile
cockpit new
3- 'm. furn. apt. $80, 2142 College ,
equipped, near NAS.. 4658 min trainer, designed to simulate
St., Ph. 7-8203, Mr. Lazeati. actual -

I-im. furn. garage apt., 2142 College er, Ph. 85333. flying conditions encounteredby

St., Ph. 7-8203, Mr. Lazeau. FOR SALE jet aircraft, is a replica of
7-rm. house, 802 Acosta, Ph,, 8- those used in Navy F2H-2 "Ban-
'-rm. furn. apt. $55, 4620 Birkenhead -
1098, Mrs. Howell
shees" and is complete with a
Rd. (Lakeshore), Mrs.!!
2-bedrm.: unfurn. house, 5103- Camille panel of flight and engine. Instruments -

Rhodes. Ave., Ph. 8-1000. '

: J-rm. fuin. apt. $50, Orange Park, 3-bedrm. unfiun. house, FIIA equity -
The Key West All Weather
Ph. 112-8-3244, Mrs Sadler. 2712 Cherrywood Rd. (Lake- '
Training: Unit is under the operational
3-bedrm. apt, Orange Park, Ph. shore). Ph. 88-8259 or Ext. 578
( control of Rear Adm. Os-
112-8-2351, Mrs. Page. NAS Lt. Miller.
borne B. Hardison, Commander
:3-i'm. furn. apt. $65, 2584 College,'I 5-rm. unfurn. house, Lakeshore, Fleet Air Jacksonville.

Ph. 7-,5108, Mrs Powell. Ph. Ext. 8497, Lt. Hooks. i i >

B-im. furn. house. $75, 1284 Cas- 2-bedrm. house, Cedar Shores, Ph.
Aliens Required To
sett/ Ph. 2-9779, Mrs Mueller. Ext. 416 or 88-7810, Lt. Frey.

Furn. 4-rm. house. $60, Orange MISCELLANEOUSRide Register For 1931

Park, Ph 112-8-83244, Mrs. SadIe wanted from Lenox-Druld,
". All aliens in the U. S. on Jan.
1'0 0730 to 1600, Ph. Ext. 216.
i 1, including those in the Armed
-bedim, house Ph. 2-
Unfmn. Ride wanted from Liberty-For-
Forces, are required by law to
5101, Mrs. Armel.. syth, 0800 to 1630, Ext. 136, -
register their addresses during the
Furn 3-rm. cottage. $33, Air Base Mrs. Connery..
month, of January with the Immigration -
Trailer Park, Ph. 2-5410: Mrs Baby sitting Days or evenings. i and NaturalizationS

Shultz. Ph. 7-4788 or 78226.

Unfurn. 5-rm. house. $100, St. :Baby sitting-Days or evenings. A rvlce.
-b" Alien U. S. servicemen return-
Johns River, Ph. 112-8-5621, Mr, Ph. 7-5901, Mrs. Bowen -
*' Ing from overseas are to obtain
Owen. Wanted to'rent 3-bedrm. house or
within 10 days.of their arrival an
1-bedrm, brick house $85, Atlantic apt., near NAS, Ph. Ext. 8535,
alien address card at
,. Beach, Write apt. 5-B, Camellia Lt. Rouen. report any
office. This card Is
post yearly
Apts., Benning Road, Columbus Lost" -Large, yellow tomcat with ..._..._..._..__ r_ nmm.._ __" ...... I not to be confused with alien registration.
Ga., Mrs O. G. Whit- leather collar, Ph. 88-7971
green LADDERED BEAUTY-Gator Bowl queens, guests of the Na (AFPS).
aker. or Ext. 209 (Cecil Field), Lt. val Air Technical Training Center during the holidays, pose on a 4 .

Jlooma in pvt. home, 5 Points, 722 Gill. ladder alongside a skyralder at Fasron Six. Top row (left to
Lomax, Mrs. Skipper. right) Anne Nicholson, the Gator Bowl Queen from University of Little Known Facts

or week)' 2601 Candid Comment: If it wasn't Georgia; Janet Fields, Georgia Tech and Betty McGehee, TexasTech. The Navy's new attack subma-
a Double, rm. (day Center: Anne,Yates, Florida State; Nancy Dupree, Auburn;
' Park, Ph. 8-2770, Mrs Houston for running up bills, some women Joyce McDonald, Stetson; Lower: Betty Deriso, Miami University, rine travels faster submerged thanon

I turn, sing rms, 1610 Mallory wouldn't get any exercise at all. and Eloise McMeekin, Clemson. the stlrtat'e.Page .



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