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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: March 11, 1954
Frequency: weekly
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Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( 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 )
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
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VOL-ll No. 48 UNITED STATES NAVAL Ate STATION, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA 11 March 1954

Home of Commander Naval Air Bases, Sixth Naval District; Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville; Fleet Air Wine 11; Naval Air Technical Training: Center

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Under Secretary !r.,! ht Annual Free Erin Pal Go nek's liraghSf. Day


Gates Brief
Has
Stirs NoslflliiaIn ;

Tour Of FacilitiesThe K '4 o Chest. XRaysFor Son of f linn

Under Secretary of the "Go batllg Dia tlliibh ar La

Navy, the Honorable Thomas S. ,e CiviliansCivilian Padrig nRomhtha."

Gates, Jr., arrived by plane at The linotype operator has not

NAS Jacksonville last Saturday K gone berserk. It's just a mes-

morning for a brief Inspection of employees of the sago in Gaelic, which .translated
Naval Air Station
installations In the area. are report. means "God Bless you on
ing to the NAS
Infirmary
Mr. Gates was greeted upon his St. Patrick's Day."
this week for free chest X-
arrival by Rear Adm. Osborne B. Such greetings, mixed with

Hardison, Commander Fleet Air rays. lilting Irish melodies which
Jacksonville, and officers of his : Public Works employees reported fill the air at this time of the

btaff. I Monday and Tuesday, Supply year stir nostalgic memoriesfor
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employees Wednesday, and the
Accompanying the official was Sgt. Thomas Long, of Ma-
rest of the civilians, except those rino
and John W. Detachment, NATTCenter -
Mrs Gales, Capt.
In the
Overhaul and de-
Repair
Riles III, his naval aide. : a native of County Lime-
partment, will be X-rayed today rick, Ireland,
After a short survey of the OFFICIAL VISITS-Hear Adm Osborne B. Hardlson: (left), and tomorrow Dom on theEml'altl
Naval Air Station, the Under Sec Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville and officers of his staff were O & It KMl'LOYKKS will report -
retary drove to Mayport for a on hand last Saturday to.greet the Honorable Thomas Gates Jr. the week of 12. Isle.
tour of the new carrier basin. In- (right) and his wife (center) upon their arrival at NAS Jax. April Sgt. Long will
Following a short tour of the station, Mr. Gates inspected the May The only authorized absenceswill
spection visits to NAS Cecil Field port basin.[ Trips to NAS Cecil Field and Green Cove Springswere be annual leave or illness, be celebratingS

and Green Cove Springs were can- cancelled due to bad weather. and those people who do not appear i' ,1 I'atrlek'sDay

celled due to inclement weather. at their[ scheduled time will and hIs i
After a tour of Mayport, the To Cost $790,000Electronics
be given a chest examination any birthday the
Under Secretary returned to NAS time this month.
Jax for a brief time before leavingfor same week St.
According to Conulr. William
Washington, D. C. ... Patrick's Day
'
Building P. Lyons, Industrial Medical offi
Sjt. Long 1 Is March 17
cer, the annual chest X-ray is the
St. Patrick's Day in Ireland,
Former ROWAssigned approved method of case finding,
says Long, as in the U. S., is
tuberculosis.[ This[ type of examination
a festive occasion, but in ErinIt
Under Construction guarantees to the em
To takes on more religious as-
ployees that NAS Jax Is a safe
I pect.It.
I The has been solved I place to work, and that they are
PostComdr. mystery is a national holiday as
Center not being exposed to the disease
The newly scraped, marked-off area with the small two- well as a Holy Day of obliga-
..Ralph M. Bagwell, former story structure in the background, at the corner of Saratogaand from. the rest of their fellow workers tion and is celebrated throughout

V Askipper, recently re Hanger Streets at Mainside, is not a drive-in theater, nota the island by all faiths.
turned from three harrowing hot dog stand, nor an observer's post. ntEVIOU.3 X-ItAY studies on I Long vividly recalls the an-

years as a prisoner of the communists this Station have always located nual St. Patrick's Day Pels
The construction is the beginning
in Korea: reported for Lenten MissionScheduled some new cases of tuberculosis, (feast) that starts early in the
duty last Friday at NATTCenter. of erection of a $790,000 Comdr. Lyons reports. However, day with religious ceremonies.

He will assume duties as direc- Electronics Building The unpainted there were very few cases last The afternoon is given to sport-
For
tor of training, upon future de red-roofed structure in the rear year, and those were referred to ing events. There are games

tachment of Comdr. Charles R. Is simply the headquarters for the their family physicians and the of all types, with tho Railroad
Dodds, present director. St. Edward'sBeginning Health Department. Cup Finals in the national
Comdr. experiences as construction company which will Purpose of the annual chest of
Bagwell's sport curling as a major
a prisoner of the North Koreans be constructing the building. Sunday evening, X-ray, a program that Is carried event.
March 28, at 1930, there will bea
out at all installations
and later Chinese forces, have be- throughoutthe and varied the lo-
for the new Elec- Many are
The
ground Lenten Mission given by Father
Navy, is to Increase! the efficiency -
come widely known throughoutthe (Please Turn to Page >t R, Col. 5)
tronics Building has already been John Tarrant of the Paulist Fa of tuberculosis control,
Navy.
Showing his eagerness to returnto broken, and laborers will begin thers, at St. Edward's Chapel. and to cooperate with civil authorities -

normal status with the Navy, work within the next few weeks. The mission will be concluded on concerned with tuberculosis WEATHER OUTLOOK
Friday evening, April 2. control.
he has completed a refresher The new concrete structure, which Friday-Fair and copl.
with NARTU Jacksonville, For the duration of the Mission CHEST X-RAYS are the meansof
course and obtained several hours in the will house testing and repair facilities there will be daily masses at 0600 recognizing tuberculosis in its Saturday-Fair and warmer

Banshee, vice his former war- for electronics equipment, and at 1630. early stage, thereby shorteningthe Sunday-Same.

horse, the Skyralder. will be two stories tall and will Buses will leave Barracks G treatment period and assuringan .

measure 142 by 202 feet, occupy- at Mainside and Building 555 at ultimate recovery. Blue Cross-Blue Shield
NATTC at 0555 daily to provide The Infirmary's 70 millimeter .
Mobile Blood Unit ing 28,681 square feet of floor transportation photo-fluorographic X-ray unit Payments Arc Due

space. Rosary and evening devotionswill will be used for examining civil- Blue Cross-Blue Shield premiums

Aboard 17-24th Capt. Richard L. Mann, Public be held at 1930 as well as the ian employees. The unit Is cap- for March are due and payable .

Works officer, is resident officerin Question Box, with a sermon and able of over 100 chest X-rays per Monday and Tuesday, March

For VolunteersThe charge of construction. Benediction hour. 15 and 16.I'ff .


Jacksonville Blood Bank :ry;: friP;,, : ..' .."
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has issued a call to replenish the I %; ,; @;;; ; 4r >; .. ..

needs of the Blood Bank credit

for NAS Jax. .
.
The blood obtained here from < y

military and civil service personnel r. ,< eWIIAT

will be retained for issue as

the necessity requires to both milary -

:; and civil personnel as wellas

their dependents.The .
donations will be acceptedon

a voluntary basis[ by quotas

assigned I to all departments

through the Mobile Blood Bank

which[ will be made available at

NAS at 0800 on March 17 and 24.

Donors will be received at the

Infirmary, Building 8, Ward A,
beginning at 0800 on the above
dates. It has been requested that IS IT?-As the sign of new construction appears, conjecturing runs rampant. So it is with the construction adjacent the
civilian cafeteria at Saratoga and Ranger. Going up in this site above Is a $790,000 Electronics: Building, which will be of concreteand
.75 per cent of the necessary quo two stories tall. It h scheduled to be completed by February 1935. The wooden structure at the back is the construction company
ta be of type "0" blood< headquartt'fl.Remember. !.



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Published every Thursday for Navy and Marlnt aclhlltes at Natal Air CATHOLICSunday
Station. Jacksomllfe, Kla.
NAb, Jukeaar1U.Capt. << I Mass-0300, 0900, 1000-
Burn ham f\ McCaffrr .. ....... ..... .......... .Commtndlnr Officer.KxeculUe I Iomdr. Iwr ,, ?
,- John D. l BHUh._....?.._?.."___.. ?. .. Officer Ut. Edward's Chapel. I
Fleet Air .lat.i.mllUHem Saturday-0800.)
Adm. Ofborne B Hardlicn ............. Commander .
)::apt.-Ilouad V. Hopkins .. of SUM Daily-0630. I
F1 et Air Wlnr EltTtaCapf. Sunday-0630) -Mass at Hospital
Theodore Dahl ........?.,.,.?. -, ?? ?,-, ?.u..i..a-u..n.-u-i Z1-r' Commander
Comdr. Frank D. lleyer .. ?. .._..Ch7) Staff Offlccr Chapel. %
!hul Air Trthnlral Tnlala l C.a.r.apt. I
.." David MoCampboll _____._.Commanding Officer MORMON
("(tmdl'. \\llson K. narUetl..._. .... .,......?.........,-.... .K\ecutl\e: Officer
Nara) Hhlpital 1930 Wednesday NATTC _

.:apt. Edward S. IxwtCapU ..... ... ....._Commanding OfCcer\ Chaplain's OUlce.CIIIUSTIAN .
U A. Netvton .......... .....?......_... r... Executhe Officer V I H
NARTI) SCIENCE
Capt. John I I. Cminlhan, ..Commanding OfficerComdrT"c'"G"ray'fc.Tium."L.
: ... -........_..._.-_..._.............?._..............Execulhe: Officer 1900-Tuesday-NATTC Chap-
I lain's Office.
The .IAX AIR NEWS 1 III published weekly at the U. S. Naval Air Station,
Jat'k on\'lIle. Hoi Ida, and printed commercially with non-a >prlprl.led funds PROTESTANT
lit no expenao') tt the foxernmcnt and In compliance with NAVEXOS P-35. Rv. v
Nov. 194;. Cople are distributed fare of charge at the Naval Air Station, the
0930-All Saints' -
.... Navel Air Technical Training Center Naval Air Reserve Training Unit, t anal Chapel. -
Air Station Cecil Field, and the U. Naval, Hospital. 1100-All Saints' Chapel. VISIT S. C. GOVERNOR -
Editor-Andrew II. Planey Governor James of
Byrnes
Assistant l'dItOl'-tll'len Harper Staff Reporters-Gordon Robbie. SN. 0915-Naval Hospital Chapel. Chaplain Ashcraft
South Carolina is shown receiving
the JAX AIR 11::\\8' 'la a member ot the Armea-Force Press Ser\lc -
AFrs material appearing In this publication I may not be reprinted withoutthe In his office a group from
written permission: of Armed Forces. (1'ieii: Seniee. Republication I of other NARTU Jar Calling on the Departs CenterAfter
matter., except by se\lct publications ls prohibited without permission of Marine Whitehats governor are (left to right) Lt.
tditor; JAX AIR NEWS.
Kdltoilal offices! located Main Administration Building Phone extensions Joseph Robey, command liaison serving as a chaplain at
411, 216 and 8164. officer; Capt. John L. Cou-
Grab At
Honors NATTCenter since November and
nihan, commanding officer of
Respect Your Exchange Privileges NARTU Jar, and C.mdr Ralph prior to that in the Korean cam-

3 Center SchoolsA Bagwell, former POW in Korea with '
and a native of Princeton N. J. paign Destroyer Squadron
there Are Some Who Continue To Marine The occasion for the visit was Seventeen, Lt. (Jg) Jesse M. Ash-
and two whitehats in connection with the establishing -
won recognition last week among of Auxiliary Air Unit craft last Filday returned to civilian

Abuse.Navy Exchange PrivilegesThey graduating students at N A TTCen- 742<< at Columbia, S. C. life. ,

seemed like trivial incidents. ter. A veteran of World War II, ha

Seaman Sam Jones lending his Armed Forces identification Pfc. George MacDonald led a TALENT HUNT I served as a torpedo bomber pilot.

card to the brother of the girl) he dated in town class of 126 at ANP) School Chaplain Ashcraft received his

Private Joe Smith selling two exchange-purchased pens to with an average of 90.93. Mac- ON FOR TV ministerial degree from Southern

a bus driver Marine Corporal Jim Brown calling the Donald who halls from Rising

civilian store owner a thief because his prices were higher Sun, Md., has been transferred I RADIO SHOWSAn Baptist Theological Seminary at

than the exchange prices.But to Aviation Electronics School, at I Louisville, Ky.'Unsafe1.

when local Chamber of' Memphis, Tenn. I opportunity for military .
a
were reduced in lange of mer- and civilian personnel to
that Sea- Gerald Eppler, AKAN, took par-
Commerce official heard could
chandise and services they
ticipate In a series of. television CartoonContesllinners
man Jones' prospective brother- honors among students at Avia.
peisonnel. Spe-
provide military and radio shows over local sta-
in-law bought shirts and shaving: cial orders were abolished. The tion Storekeepers School Class A. tions is in the making.

equipment at the Navy using Federal Retailers' Excise Tax was Called to active duty from the reserves .

Jones' card, he didn't think it applied to.al1. appropriate merchandise. in 1950 Eppler attended With a view toward publicizing -

was trivial. He wrote an Indignant This boosted the cost of ANP) School at Norman, Okla., the forthcoming Navy
Carnival for Charity, talent I.I is Claim PrizesThe
letter to his Congressman condemning such items by 20 per cent to exchange after boot training. From here he
being gathered and rehearsalswill
the NX. goes to VC.62 at NAS Jackson I
: customers. There wereother
enlisted ranks walked- oft
begin next week.
restrictions as well. ville. I Shows are planned for the with top honors in last week'sUnsafe
A THOUSAND; MIU AWAY, Donald Schroeder AEAN, took
This is no fable. It really happened at'Aviation latter part of April and the Cartoon published in the
the bus.driver boasted to a local and it happened, only a few honors ElectriciansMate month of May.Entertainers Jax Air News.J. .
driver about I the he'd bought School' Class A. Enteringthe
pens short years ago-in August 1949.It of all descriptions E. Nicholson AN, of 0 & R
from Private Smith. The jewelerdidn't Navy in April 1951 his first
could happen again. The ironical will be needed, and interested Safety, captured first place honors
think is was so trivial eith of it is that the fellows duty was AR field testing unit, I
part : personnel are requestedto and thus wins himself
$10 in
national Patuxent River Md. While at AE
to his ,
er. He complained
who griped most about these restrictions appear at the Enlisted Men'sLounge cash. Second place went to J. E.
School here he leader of his
the was
trade association' that exchange the
were the Browns, at 1400 next Tuesdayfor Graham, AMAN,. also of 0 & R,
was competing: with his Smiths and Joneses. Naturally company. j auditions.
who claims $5.00 in cash.
.
abolished.It
should be
and
business these are fictitious names. Nobody I Further information can be
Third and-fourth
places went to
wann't tilvlal' to the shopkeeper knows who these men were. All Obtained from Ll.(jg) Dick
I Ducats Available ,t E. O. Umstot, of Industrial Relations -
that Corporal Brown told that is known about them is that I Harris extension: 677, and Tom
Training and
(him off about prices. For years they and others like them, cut a J. Coakley, JOC, extension 592 Georgetta
the shopkeeper had given Service I good slice off the exchange privilege For 'Pagliacci'The or 8564. Jones, of Supply department, respectively -

personnel a break In his store. He for themselves, their buddies, Each wins a free meal
Jacksonville Choral Socie chit to the civilian cafeteria.
the moment -
toi'pethat practice and their dependents.} !
Brown left his fitoie. Then he I ty will present its third annual be the 60-voice chorus and the Nicholson detected 47 unsafe

picked tip the phone and made THEY CAN DO IT AGAIN', It "Night at the Opera" Monday, I Jacksonville Symphony orchestra. practices to finish in front. His

un angry rail to the editor of takes only one unthinking service- March 29 at 2015 in the George I All seats are reserved. Tickets'1 last line to the limerick was not

the town paper. The editorial that I man here and there to give, all Washington Hotel auditorium. may be obtained at the Nice necessary, but it read:

resulted damaged the heretofore Service people a black eye. Just Leoncavallo's "I Pagilacci" will There once was a worker named

friendly relations between the I one known case of a violation of be presented, featuring famous House of Music, 2651 Park St. Boone.

townspeople and the base. Both l 1 the exchange privilege can create 1 New York artists and staged with Reservations and tickets can be Who learned every popular tune.

Benntois from that Ute received an uneasy suspicion in a civilian scenery and costumes. Walter had from any member of the But he failed to learn the'rulesFor

copies of the newspaper' and noted I I merchant's mind that there may Fredericks will take the part of I Choral Society or the Jax Air handling small tools,

the editorial be others going on of which he is Conio and Joan Francis will be 'I News, room 230 Main Adminis And Boone was in sick bay by

I unaware. .And, of course once a featured as Nedda. In support will tration building, extension 8184. noon.Instructions .
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THANKS: TO TJIK: JONESKS:: :' thing like that gets rolling it i iI' is ------ -- -- -- - ---

Browns and Smiths, and others I'' like a snowball rolling downhill. i i For; .1 I
like them although a small majority Respect your exchange] piivilege. Family Annuity Go To Personnel

In tlir Armed Forces The vast majority of ServIce

Armed Forces representatives personnel respect their ex Active: duty personnel' of thNa"al on the provisions of the act, and ing 18 years of service were un

were called to appear before a change piivilege. They lealize thatit Air Station, who have more understand the necessity of prop able to do so because; of "miss

Congressional' investigating com is one of the benefits providedfor than 17 years of (service creditedfor erly applying for one of the four ing" or "misslng-in-action" status

mittee. Civilian trade associations them in recognition of their pay purposes will receive within at the time.Personnel .
t types of options offered. These include -
were Insisting: that the exchange military service. But, because exchanges the next week an explanatoryletter *

privilege be drastically reduced are like cooperatives In and a copy of instructions an annuity for the widow retired before November -

and even eliminated. The result of I which everyone either benefits or outlining the purpose and signifi terminating on her death or remarriage 1, 1953, and eligible for the

the hearings was that exchanges loses equally, it is important that cance of the Uniformed Services ; an annuity for children, receipt of retired, retainer or
.. Contingency Option Act which became terminating when the last surviving
--- J all Service! personnel understand Equivalent pay as of that date,
Two Jaxons Back In \. what] their exchange is and how effective last Nov. i. child marries or reaches the have already received notificationof
I this act of 18, unless of self-
age incapable
By qualified naval personnel.may
it operates. To help prevent the the provisions of the act front
this for the first time provide support; an annuity for the family the Chief Personnel.
Jax Al AE SchoolTwo few from uifdermining privilege of Naval
an annuity for their dependents payable to the widow and sur- ,'
for the many, it is essential Those retired subsequent to No .
Jaxons who were recalledto about by electing to receive a reduced viving children terminating when
1
that people in uniform learn 1953 and before April 30, 1954,
active. duty last summer from amount of retirement pay. there no longer are eligible dependents -
their exchange. and eligible to benefit by the act,
the Naval Reserve, are now backin The Jax Air News will try to Retirement pay in this case le- and an annuity with will receive individual notification
Jax attending Aviation Elec- Exchange fers equally to equivalent pay and provisions to cover contingency of
bring the story of your Navy of the provisions from the Chief
trician's Mate School at NATT- retained pay. The act applies to beneficial predeceasing the retired
In a series of articles beginning I of Naval Personnel at the time
all officers and enlisted I
Center personnelof person.
next week. of such retirement.
They are Fied Dullard Jr., and the regular Navy; the FleetReserve All naval personnel on active Those retired subsequent to Ap-

Gerald Margraves, both AN's. Okla., after going on active duty. and the Naval Reserve duty, who wish to be covered by ril 30, 1954, will be afforded oppor

Dullard la a Robert E. Lee High Each was a member of Wing the provisions of the act, must tunity to exercise an election only
Staff 74 of the Naval Air Reserve Every step is taken to
(School graduate.Both : befog make an election before completing if at the time of retirement they
sailors .attended Airman Training Unit at the Naval Air make certain that all eligible individuals 18 years of service except have less than 18 years of service

Preparatory as'hoot at Norman, StMlon. are thoroughly informed those who" at the |time of complet- credited for pay purposes.I .



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The Information and Education Combat MilitaryA

Office has received a supply ot
provision relieving{:: service
the new General Training Coursefor
in combat zones from paying
Petty Officers, NavPers 10055, men : ;
income taxes: has been extendecIndefinitely :
1953 Edition
the House Way
This volume replaces and makes by
obsolete the old GTC for Petty and Means CommIttee +

Officers, Part 1, NavPers 10602-A The present exemption Is scheduled .

which for 'several years has been to expire Jan 1, 1955, but

the only manual available rover- under the new proposal will remain -
in effect as long as the draft
Ing: military subjects.
does. It will apply to Korean ser
Y.wlE
vice, even though no actual combat _.
Among! the subjects} heated by -- ------

the new text are: Leadership, Discipline is taking place there. Blue Shield Adds

Training, Organization, This means that enlisted per.
Damage Control and Fire Fighting : bonnel do not have to report service f fI

Special sections deal with pay earned during any month, Benefits Without

ouch, subjects as Uniform Regula ; part of which is spent in a combat -

tions, Compartmentation and :*:: zone. Officers and commissioned Increasing I Rate
.
Atomic, Biological, and Chemical warrant officers are exempt .
Notification of increase
an in
$200 month under the
Warfare.A --- -- per
special study guide 'outlinesthe WAVE DRIVER-To supplement the shore station lack of present law. However, all personnel Blue Shield benefits with no in-
and extending the utilization of services of Wave crease in rates has been received
manpower per-
subjects covered by the Military must file an annual tax return -
sonnel, Waves are now being used as drivers for the offlcer-of-thf- by the Industrial Relations de .
Practical Factors and Examination l- if taxable Income was more
day at NATTCenter. Sally PlumIer, SA, receives routing instructions partment. S
subjects, and indicates the from Lt. Frank Golding, duty officer at the'Training Center than $GOO yearly. These
benefits
fall
new Into
best source of informationon: those The duty officer is responsible to the commanding officer for Also scheduled to continue indefinitely two ;
categories. The first Is a -
of
security the Center permanent
subjects is the exemption for estate -
-- -- ---- in
change Section V of the
S taxes of servicemen killed in
Slue Shield Contract and
begin
The new course will become Car line of duty.Reserve.
mandatory immediately for all per Sports May Run Special March 1. It ]provides that 'if the I
total annual income of a subscriber
sonnel who have not previously
Train To
Sports Officers on a One Person contract
advancement in rat-
qualified fors Races Set Is less than $2,400, or the total annual .
ing. Such personnel will be required Car Races
to pass an examination Forced Into EM familinc'ome, of subscribe
There is a good chance thata on a Family contract 1 is less than
based the new text, the examination -
on
special train may be run $3600, all Blue Shield participating -
to be administered at the At SavannahSpectators Duty Solon SaysMembers
Information and Education: Office from Jacksonville to the National physicians will accept Blue
Sports Car Races at of the House were informed Shield payments as full payment
.
955.Personnel
Building
who have not previously will be witnessing Hunter Air Force Base, Savan- recently that many reserve for all eligible Blue Shield neivces. -

nah, Ga., Sunday, officers forced to ,
qualified and who expectto one of the most thrilling sport are being
compete In August for advancement events seen in this area in more The Atlantic Coast Line has serve in an enlisted status in another Income limits under previous

to than a quarter of a century when revealed that if at least 250 service, other than the one coverage had been $2,000 for sin.gle -
in rating are urged con-
tact their divillon.oWens, and the sleek sports cats begin to roll people make reservations, It In which they hold a commission, \\ subscribers, and $3,000 for

of the around the runways of Hunter Air will ride passengers to the because all reserve officers of family subset'ibers.
obtain a copy new course.
Those desiring to take the exami- Force Base, Savannah, Ga. on races. A round trip fare would draft age cannot be utilized due The second benefit IN a tens.porarychang
March 14. cost 646. to budget limitations. ,, iM-Rlnnlnff March
nation to complete the course may
The train would leave Jacksonville I, 1951 Itnd.ending Teh. 28,
at The National Sports Car Races, In informing the House on the
do at time by applying
the w Information any and Education co-sponsored by the Strategic Air terminal at 0700 and situation, Rep. Overton Brooks 19,). It may become a pmuunent -

Officer Command in conjunction with the depart Savannah at 2100. The (D., .La.) warned that such practice |part of the contract If the!

Sports Car Club of America, has train will travel into the Air shows little respect!! for a Plan's experknce U fl1\orlabl",.

w over 100 sport cars entered, rang- Base on its spur track 'reserve commission, and is not I Affecting Section II (a) of the

Names For Safety ing from Crosley Specials costing Reservations may be made by conducive to a buildup of pride of Blue Shield! Contract, this bene-

$1500 to Fen arias and Cunning calling NAS Special Services, the reserve. tit provides for payment for in-

Cartoon Character hams with price lags of $15,000) extension 693 l or 512 Advance Brooks said that draft laws hospital care to begin on the third

and upward. tickets sell for $1.00 while permit, and the Defense depart day of confinement instead of on

Still AcceptedNames I'uniN to Charities price at the gate Is $IM. ment cooperates In, the draftingof the fourth day as previously pio-

Utilizing the Strategic Air these reserve officers He appealed vided
Command's huge speeds It also allows $7.00 a day for
runways to the House to
and otherwise assure reserve -
but all applicable original to describe, along the gruelling 5 mile coursein Fuel Depot Sends officers that their commission : hospital visits from the third
the ninth
through of
days confinement -
of 160 MPH
excess are
pre "is of honor
a badge and
Marion Fulcher's dopey driver car a
toon character, continue to flow dieted. Hunter Field, with its 2 Men To School symbol of pride," and suggested: with $5.00 per day for
mile long will boast the that each day thereafter up tp a maximum !-
runway I -j
into Comdr. Edward P. Irons' office longest stralght-away in Americaand R. B. Robertson, administrative Congress and Defense join in'encouraging of $250, In place of the previous -
in the NAS Infirmary. assistant at the Navy Fuel Depot -I young men to enter $5.00 dally visit allowance.
second only to the great Le I active
The "character," drawn by Ful- Mans track in France (Trout River), has been des- enthusiasm.on "duty with pride and ,I Copies of these new benefits

cher in a recent contest sponspied The 'races, initiated as a means ignated to attend the twenty-sec. will be given to the individual policy .

by the Automotive Vehicle Safety of raising funds for the Hunter ond Petroleum Operations Course,! ed previously offered courses! areeadingmen holders here as soon as they

Board, is seeking a name descrip Air Force Base Airmen Buildingand March 1 and 2 at the Fuel Supply Judge Cooley and liar- are received by the Industrial Relations -

tive of his deplorable driving techniques Improvement Fund and for Depot, Naval Supply Center, Norfolk ry Adkisson, pump operator Raymond department

and bad road manners. Contributions to local Savannah Va. L. Hodges, and liquid fuel ..

This week's entries include a leng charities, will present a four card Robertson has been the Admin gager Carl McQuaig Two Chiefs
"Rigormoitis M. Screwdriver,' istrative Assistant to the Fuel Depot
thy racing program as follows: Lcdr. L. A. Vickers, officer-In-
: (the M stands for "Menace"), sub 0830-The Shamrock Cup. since Oct. 31, ,1951: charge of the Naval Fuel Depot,

mitted by A. I(. Fat'Ion, 0 & R 1030( .-The Azalea Cup. Among other Jacksonville Fuel has conducted many of these Win Way

fctorekeeper; "Dopey Joe," by Clara 1230 The Coastal Empire Depot employees who have attend- I courses in the past, -

E. Speer, Supply and Fiscal Race, a 75 mile race. ITo OCS
department; a prophetically carv-
1500 The; Savannah Grand Ia
"Catas Tro Phe Headed for Officer
ed appellation, Candidate
Prix: A 150 mile race on the long
Sam," by Noah E. Lee, AN, 0 & circuit, using the Le Mans start, School, Newport, R. I., are two
Division who attached NATTCenter instructors.
R Process for production and modified cars

a few driving misdemeanors the over 1500 cc and for Class F .. "" Michael E. Boylston, ATC, for.

character might overlook in car modified cars. f ,it. merly with Aviation Ground Officer
rying out his hectic career; anda Other Attraction ': School and Naval Air Weapons .

double entry "Fli N. Low" and Between races and during Intermission Systems School and John P. *

"Dane Gerous," by Mae Moore, the B 47 Strato-Jet i.,:. ': Cryer, AEC, of the Aviation Electrician .
office. J School located
Navy Exchange at NATT-
Bomber and other aircraft of the )
Two entries, apparently submit- Strategic Air Command will be on >> '1 1r.. Center have been selected.

ted by a pair of exasperated citizens display for the public 4S Boylston, an example of a man
who harbor a sour opinion bent on self-Improvement enteredthe
Tickets are on sale here at the
:. of all drivers, are "John Doe," Naval Air Station at Special Navy with a tenth grade edu

+J by Lloyd F. Kussmaul, 0 & R Services, at NA& Building 930 and cation, obtained his high school

pipefitter, and "Mr. Average Driver NATTCenter, Building '612, and diploma through USAFI, and advanced .
," by aptly enough M. L. his knowledge with night
also at various divisions. Advance -
instructor at Cecil ; school, extension .
Shuman, driving tickets sell for $1.00 and : college and correspondence

Field.A will be $1.50 at the gate. _______ii-F: c f courses, obtaining. an
young lady of the Inventory / equivalent of two years of college

division of Supply and Fiscal, Lou tilt himself, selected "Auto Short" y, training.

ise McArthur, submits an explo- and then proceeded to redraw the I Attending the University of

sive "Adam Bum," which she rather cartoon and added a clever acrostic ,.. ;.( ., .. Kansas, under the V-6 and V-12

naively asks to be interpreted using every letter in the name EYE COMMISSION-Capt. David McCarapbell, command.ing programs! Cryer attained thirty-
as "Atom Bomb." to accent as many driving crimes officer of the Naval Air Technical Training Center (left) five semester hours credit major

Harold T. White, YNC, of Of- Until the contest closes, by confers with Michael Voylson, ATC (center) and John Cryer, ing in Aeronautical Engineering
AKC, instructors at the Center, who received orders to Naval
fleers Records, NATTC, who appears word from Comdr. Irons, names He also has 103 flying hours at a
School Service Command, Newport, R. I. Upon completion of the
to be somewhat of an ar- will be accepted In his office. 16-week school, the two chiefs will be commissioned Ensigns. student pilot on off-duty hours!

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VF44, VF-62, FAW-11, Fasron 6. VF-34, Fusion 109, VF-14. VA-15. VF-103. VF-12, VF-H How To Get Along


I Srrnitinn Jacksonville Urea SnuadroiisVF44 In Foreign Land,


., Topic Of FilmActions

The VF-44 Hornets welcomed AK2; John W. Mercer, AM2; Rob speak louder thin
several new men aboard: Floyd nard E. Classey, AM3. words. This is even more in point
when two people
S. Osborn, AMC; Andrew A. Stef- The Gladiators have been mak: speak different
kovich, AT3; Reagan 1!. Miller, : ing preparations for carrier quail I languages. When in foreign ports,
ATAN; Robert R. Fraleigh, AE3; fications to take place in 'March. men of the Navy should be on
Jack O. O'Neil, AOAN, and Lt. James W. Roberts, newly reported I a q{ ; I their best behavior.
Charles R. Strublc, AOAN. in the squadron, has been I Today there are many countries
Wedding bells were heard again designated as squadron LSO and which are on the "political fence."'
when June Corinne Smith Became Is taking instructions in paddle The serviceman's actions and at-

the bride of David K. Molter, AE3. waving Etudes overseas can do much to
influence natives at all
David K. Molter, AE3; Kenneth ports Ot
J. Liles, A03; Robert J. FAW-11 Staff call.In
Ash, AT3; and Edward F. Dough- Tuesday and today FAW-11 of 4! ,. order to obtain a few point

crt)', A02; were all awarded leers conducted an operational ers on this subject, personnel
Good Conduct :Medals readiness inspection of VP-16 and should see a new film that the
Fasron 109, both squadrons of Aviation Film' Library has
The following men were selected re-
FA W.U. ceived. The
number
of the
film
as outstanding men of VF. I n
44 for the month of February: Larry J. Thole, YN3, is btrug- MA 6962AR, "How To Get Alonj-
gling with a college level basic in a Foreign Country."
Mack I Prmtt, ADl; Merle Adams,
AN; Charles Winkofsky, AN; mathematics course at NATTC PUTTING ON TilE TOP HAT-Applying the finishing touchesto If the film is not available, ti\
Harold L. Simmons, A03; Rob. every Monday night. If he survives the newly incorporated design to be used on all V*-14 aircraftare MA 6962AL, "How To Get Along
crt H. Myers, AE3; Lemon T. the 16 weeks, he'll earnth1'ee William Magee, AMAN, (left) and James Taylor, AMAN. The In French Morocco," or MA C&62-
new design Is the result of a contest held among personnel of the
college edits. AN
Nation, AM3 nnd William "How To Get
G.
; Along
Tn
Toohatters. Winner of the contest was Lt. (jg) Don Ross. '
Deckclmnn, PN3. Thomas James Crowe, weighingin France.
.... ..... ..... ... at 9 lbs. 8 oz., was born Feb. A03; James 'H. ;Mashburn, ADI; were treated to a dream week For information and
vr-cs 28 at 2346 to Lcdr. James W. Marten F. Caruthers, AD3; Kenneth end for having clinched the place of training films call 423 scheduling
C. Kaufman, AN; John R. slot in the recent Intramural Basketball or visit:
During the pusl week nine men Crowe, assistant operations officer Featu's film library in
Eggleston, AM3: William A. Building{:
Reported to the Gladiators. Reporting of FAW11. ; League. 168.
aboard from the Naval FAW-ll's Central office coffee Moree, AD3; John E. Kohut, AE3; *

Air Test Center at Patuxent River mess has been relocated in the Clyde J. Evens, ADl; Earle W. VF14Presentation ing in are Jerre McBride, ADC:
were Allen D. Clover, AD3; duty office. Galbrath, AD3; Lindell C. Allison, The Tophatters are engaged I in: Eugene C. Huddle JY. PHI; Edward ; .
Joe M. Breazeale, AD3; Jerry G. S AEl; Kenneth J. Wishau, AD3; checking out pilots in the F3D J. Little, AT3; Gerald Mor
Steele, AD3, and John Methrln, 'a"ron Six Edmond R. Gauvin, AD2; and Skynight Jet aircraft. The qualification rison, AD1; Willie E. Thurmond.

AM2. Reporting from the NATC Former Mayor; of hcboro, Jacob P. Propsner. ., ADI of all pilots in night radar AD3, and John P. Knight, ADC.
Pomnoola, were Patrick G. Robinson N. C., Frank McCrary, visited the S intercept work is the goal set The Tophatters are currently
AK3; Amon L. Swanger, squadron as a guest of the commanding FaJ>ron 109 for the training program. The organizing a bowling team The
-- .. officer, Comdr Hcrold Officers of Fasron 109 will welcome Skynight is probably the best aircraft Job of weeding out the dead- rnna!
I J. Weiler Jr. Mr. McCrary is the aboard Comdr. Rollan L. in naval operation for this Is now underway.
FLEET BEGINS REPAIR .I vice president of McCrary Hosiery lastrelter with a party at the type of work. A

WORK ON PROPELLERSA Mills of Asheboro.For Officer's Club sometime after Pilots reporting to the squadron VA15Checkingla

new policy has been put the first time since Fas- March 12. Lt. Charles D. Cunningham from ATU-200 at Kingsville, ceremonies w ei e
into ron's existence will be in charge of effect at NAS Jacksonville the local CPO's are Lt.jg) John Klippstein Newell
as a result of a BuAer were clobbered by the brass in the tails. and Ensigns Bobby Daniels and Jr., ATAN, from NATTC Mem-
study of determining the best annual officer-chiefs softball slugfest The personnel roster was fat- Winfred Hampton. phis. John F. O'Donnell, A EM3,
method of accomplishing minor last week, 2312. ned with four names added to Lt.jg( ) Robert Holden and Ens. here from inactive duty and Ensign :

repairs on propellers outside of Continuous good work in the the list Erskine D. Giuff, PR1, Gordon Flynn had an unscheduled Hollis H. Kirkpatrick from
the Overhaul and Repair Personnel Office earns Archie W. reported from VF-12; Farrel F vacation at Lake Charles, the advanced training command,
Shops. Wood, YN3, the title of thlrf ludgins, A02, from USS Siboney; Louisiana when their plane devel- NAS Corpus Christl.!
Purpose of this Central Repair week's "White Hat of the Week." from NATTC AO School came oped electrical: trouble there. Freddie Franklin, A02, nnd
Shop is to return propel- From Dunn, N. C., he enlisted in AOAN's Richard L. Holland and Recently joining the ranks of Gerard Henshaw, A02, reportedto
lers to service at the earliest August 1951. After boot, he reported larry N. Park.Members the brown-baggers are Ensigns Aerial Mine Warfare School
practicable date and to reduce to Naval Base, Marianas of the 1954 Intra- Joseph Conlan and Robert Falk- Yorktown, Va. last week. Ltt jg,
the workload on Overhaul and Islands. In June 1953, he was mural Beaver basketball team I enberg. Enlisted personnel check- Alan G. Marshall reported to Fort

Repair shops in order that the transferred to the USS Monterey, McClelland, Ala. for ABC School,
O&R's can concentrate on (CVL-26)). Ensigns Glen Mathls and James
overhaul of propellers rather Fasron's complement increased Doherty returned from Air Support
than minor repairs.As slightly over the week as three School at Little Creek, Va.
a result of the plan, Fas ''men reported for duty from A second edition was added to
ron 109 now has a Central NATTCenter Memphis including, the Flint family when a 9 lb. 5 oz.
Fleet Propeller Shop, with personnel Robert H. Wenzel, ATAN, Charles a k !:j1mW'r: r: ;:::;:" girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Roy

assigned from that E. Dunlap, AEAN, and Lewis D. .It D. Flint on February 10 at Pen
squadron and any other Jacksonville Spradlin, ADAA. Gleen R. Lackey sacola, Fla. The latest addition!
units to assist in any AD3, checked in last week would be named Moira Ellen

work required on propellers by from NAS, Guantanamo Bay, t *
Fleet Cuba. : HZ1 ''t H.ff. VF-103
S .
VF-103 la
activities."t' now making piepaia-
VF-S1: : a.sa. tions for its cruise
i ; forthcoming
j jt
."'If'; ): The VF-:3t welcome mat was "} : :: and several new members have ie-
"J spread recently for eighteen new 'ported in for those
s" ; duty. Among
:n' men reporting aboard. New arrivals ;'; M reporting in for Richard
: duty were:
-1 were: Herbert T. Phillips, ifm{ t1l; W. Coard, AKAN; John L.
AM2; Francis W. Ford, AA; Ells E Easier, AMC; John P. MacDuff,
worth S. Bartlet, AM3; Lester E AE3
( ti::. ; Dean L. Faulkender, ADS;
Hatton, AD3
; Clyde D. Newbanks, Thomas Roy, AM2; and Beryle A.
z: Hartley, AM3.
Children's a, ... ,
Choir Hopes "" ;' -- -:. The squadron held an All Handsparty. '

Of PPC AWARD-Visibly over- Dinner was served buffet
Tp Fill VacanciesThe Joyed at
r e Patrol Plane receiving the coveted style and a dance band suppliedthe
Children's Choir of Commander certificate -
AlSaints'
music.
Awards from Comdr.
Features Albert R.
Protestant Chapel, which Barbee, VP-5's commanding officer One feature of the party was a
4 has long enjoyed a commendatory is Capt. Johnie Falls, an marathon contest in which balloons
reputation both on and off the VPrS InspectionA exchange Force A pilot from the Air were attached to the anklesof
PPC
n Station, has a number of certificate was
vacancies also awarded to Lt. each couple. When they
which it is hoped will be filled mark of "excellent" was recorded iban (center), during Philip Cal-the popped, accidentally or otherwise
very soon. for VP-5 last Sunday when monthly personnel inspection the couple was eliminated. There
The vacancies are the result of over 290 officers and men of that held last Saturday. were prizes for the winners and

transfers of personnel, accordingto squadron were Inspected by Commander tl-submarine "lollipops" for the losers.
Jean Maas, SN, choir director. A. R. Barbee, squadron warfare, reconnais- *
ance,
Rehearsals are held skipper, during the mining, high altitude bomb
t; every Thurs- monthly personnel ing, instrument VF-12
,day in the Small Chapel, between inspection.Two raphy missions flying in and photog Reporting for duty with the
the "
1500 and 1545 for those aged I Patrol Plane Commander A PPC must also be "Neptune. Flying Ubangis are Martin If
five and six; and from 1COO to certificate awards highlighted the the "Neptune" to able to pilot Sternels, AMI, from NATTC,
1700 for older children. I inspection, Lt. any spot in the
Philip S.
Callihanand world and Memphis; Bennett F. Miller, AE3,
;!!t!"... The Children's Choir will singat Capt. Johnnie W Falls, an ex Good Conduct complete a mission. Eddie C. Brewer, AE3, and Dennis -

MISS U. S. AT EASE-This both services of All Saints' change pilot from the Air Force, awarded to five men Medals of the were L. Viera, AE3, from NATC
lovely lass is "shipshape" any Chapel this Sunday, and is scheduled were awarded the coveted PPC ron. squad Patuxent River, and Robert L.
way you care to, look at her. to make a return appearance honors by Comdr. Barbee. Green AEAN, who reported from
She Is petite Myra\ Hansen, Miss at Moosehaven in Orange Parklater Qualifications for a PPC certificate Recipients of Good Conduct NAS Jax.Among.
United States. Myra, who hails this month. Medals were: Hoyt R. Brodersen
Pending are future includes over last blood donors
from 1,000 week's
Chicago, models the latest flying A02; John R. Clark
features in suits for service' gals engagements at various civilIan hours In the P2V-5: "Neptune" plus C. McClain AD2; Ray from VF-12 were Robert IkrgI -
.i -nautical, ,.rI..... churches! of Jacksonville proficiency In tactic Including- AOAN Allvert, YN3,first and Alex Gall I, strom, AM2; Thomas Valder

awards. (Please Turn to Page 5, Col. 1)

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Wright Brothers -Navy's William Tell Army Show To Play


Now Serve With I Stalks Wild Game With Bow and Arrow I King Through Hall the March courtesy 26 of


VF-103 HereThis Camp Stewart, Ga., Special
"I shot an arrow into the
ment weather, the Fleet Air Jacksonville Services, a Third Army Variety
the 50th anniversary of air it fell to the earth I know
Supply Corps officer ven- Talent show will be held in
r
powered fljght, finds the
not where." tures into a forest preserve near King Hall, Friday, March 26, '
Wright brothers in VF103.Of .sr
The author of this little rhyme Ocala, Fla., to stalk wild game NATTCenter Special' Services

course they are not the obviously wasn't referring to the with his 59-pound recurve bow and anonunces.

original Wright brothers of archery skill of Lt.' (Jg) Paul T. homemade arrows. r Recently a Naval Air Station

(Kitty Hawk fame Robert and McMahan, a modern-day "William lie bagged t'oUd boars, J +N troupe, sponsored by NATTCenter -

Richard Wright are Identical Tell" who is presently attachedto several rattlesnakes, a skunk, L Special Services, staged a

twins. Fasron Six. show at Stewart.
and at 40 variety Camp
a running squirrel
Enlisting 1 nth e reservesat jIA
Nearly every weekend duringthe yards while hunting last season.
the I same time, the 21-
hunting season, barring IncleVF174 As for the skunk episode, Lt.
year-old twins were called to
jg) ]McMahan had this comment Retroactive Pay
active duty in April of 1953
"Nl'\'t'i' !"
and have stayed together ever Member again

since. They attended the /same Not yet satisfied that he can IR 11 Of Compensation

Navy service schools together Recalls Days AsP consider himself a genuine wlld-

and are presently attached to game hunter, the Navy archer Allowed 3 DatesIt

the Ordnance department of plans a trip to the 'Everglades
GuerillaFighting Lt will be to the advantage of
VF-103. near Ft. :Myers soon where wUd

boars with eight-inch tusks will all Korean veterans, who come out
Their one departure from
with
a war fire
Identically: Robert, the eld- axes, knives, a few grenades, charge Unsuspecting hunts- ___ of service with physical disabilities -
,. suffered as a result of sickness
est by thirty minutes, is still an M-l rifle, and just plain men.McMahan's or injury while in service,
single, while Richard shippedout nerve has been the experienceof Interest in the sport
to file a claim for compensation \
the of dates back to Nov. 1952. lie was
on sea matrimony Federico S. Romero, SD2, -
as soon after discharge as -
almost two years ago. of VF-174. then a student at the Bayonne, possible
.
During Woild War II, Ro- N. J, Naval Supply Depot and his
wife, Barbara, presented him with Compensation payments to Korean -
mero was a member of Mag- ,
Two Sent To t saysay's guerrillas in the I his first archery set. :V.r veterans for serviceconnected
disabilities be allowed retroactively -
Philippine Islands. Their.major A former enlisted man, he won may
to one of three different -
OC SchoolTwo objectives were organized at. his commission in August 1952, dates.

tacks on a local Japanese air- after graduating from Naval Of-

NAS Jax: men have been field, rescue of American air- ficer's Candidate School at Newport : 1. If a veteran files his appli-
.
selected to attend Officers Candi- men shot down in the area, and R. I. |I d cation within a year after the

date School. Francis A. Joiner, collection of military informa --5s DEADLY ARCIIER-Draw- date of separation from active

ATC of Operations department, Ing a brad on some unsuspecting service, and it is found that his
tion.Civilian Pair Departs Center beast is Lt. (j jg) Paul Mc
and Howard T. Ross, Jr., AK1, guerrillas working service-connected disability was
Mahan of Fasron Six Boasting
of Supply department, have orders at the airfield supplied plans, After Two Years of several kills, including wild severe enough at separation to be

to report to Newport, R. I. maps of the areaand located Attached to NATTCenter since boars, McMahan plans a tripto compensable, compensation will be

Chief Joiner spent three' yearsin main objectives for the at- 1952, Lt. Richard Belcher and Joseph the bigger Everglades for a chanceat paid back to the day following

the Navy during World WarII tacks, while the others wouldgo game. his separation date.
Simecek SN
are departing
was discharged in 1945 and re- deep into the jungle and 2. If a veteran files his application -

enlisted again in 1947. He has train. Romero's unit also saved this week. within a year following

since spent 2 years on Guam, a ten American pilots before the Lt. Belcher has been orderedto separation, but his disability was

tour of duty with Fasron 8, VC-7 Japs could reach them. Air Intelligence School at not compensable at separation, retroactive -

and AEB) School. He reportedto When American forces land. compensation paymentsare
Washington, D. C. prior to reporting -
NAS Jax: in 1951 and was assigned ed in Subic Bay, Romero en- paid back only to the date
to ComAlrLant for duty. SALTY HUMOR FROM
as Education Chief in Op listed in the Navy. He served evidence shows the disability became -

erations. the remainder of the war While at NATTCenter he servedas HERE AND THERE severe enough to rate com-

Ross, a veteran of six years en- aboard the USS Bootes, an ammunition student Personnel Officer, as- "What lovely antique furniture! pensation,
sistant Director of Training, Serv- .
listed in June 1948, attended ANP ship. His present I wonder where Mrs. Smith got 3. If a: veteran files applicationlater
.
ice Information officer and Per-
,
( ) School and AKA) School in duty is with VF-174, which is sonnel officer. that huge old chest?" than one year after separation -

:Memphis. He served with VP-45 now at Guantanamo Bay, compensation payments are
"Well, they tell me her motherwas
and VP-49 In Bermuda and Fasron Cuba. Joseph Simecek, with the Sixth: made retroactive to the date of
the same way.
Naval District Assistant district
3 in Norfolk, Va. filing only.
I asked, her if she was doing passenger transportation office at
These circumstances do not Imply
to Pullman
Scouting The Squadrons anything that evening and she NATTCenter, is returning to civil- Lucky enough get a ,
there is time limit
the sailor started into a on filing
said she wasn't, so I took her out, Ian life in Lincoln, Neb. He plansto crawling
(Continued from Page 4)) his berth, found two luscious a claim. Veterans may apply for
and sure enough she wasn't! enter college.
DAN; Glenn Armstrong, ADAN; I blondes in it. disability compensation at any
time during their lifetime.my .
Paul Llmato, AN, and Lester Lay- "Ladles," he said. "I'm sorry,

son, AN. but I'm a married man of stand- combat aircrew wings!"
Q
Five men have returned from ing in my community. I can't afford *

the course in Close Air Support at a scandal. One of you gills A cute little trick from St. Paul

Little Creek, Va. They are Lt.jg( ) will have to leave." Wore a newspaper dress to a bull

Hamilton Love; Ensign Wallace 0 The dress caught on fire

Blaseck; James Beyer, AD2; "May I print a kiss upon your And scorched her enthc

George White, A03, and Robert lips?" I asked Front page, sport section and all.

Smith, AT AN. And she nodded her full permis- I
"' ',. "
VF-13 has discovered a Barry ..' .. ( AIr' "" sion.
more in its midst. Ens. Fred .IJ > .. And we went to press, and I rather Variety Troupe

Chapman, power plant officer had .: ....., .J. guess

been missing from the BOQ at I. .......... ....,.".:.r.<: ..... :. ., We printed a* full. edition.* Treats PatientsTo

Cecil Field every evening for the ..' 'I
Two sailors entered a bus and
past month. Now it can be told. 2-Hour Show
sat across from a pretty girl.
The reason for this disappearance -
"That's a mighty cute girl," one Continuing their of
: He was rehearsing for the program entertainment
.' of them remarked. "Shall
we
lead part in the Jacksonville Lit- for war veterans organizations -
., to her?"
tle Theatres new production, "The speak a Variety Troupe
Crucible." "Take it easy, mate. Walt until from the Naval Air Station spon-

1 she pays her fare!I" sored by the Special Services division

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VF11"Red of NATTCenter presented a

Kipper" commanding officer EARN AWARDS-Seven men from NATTCenter were pre- The poor gunner had caught his two-hour show Tuesday night at

Lcdr. Robert II. Jennings, sented with Good Conduct Medals at meritorious'mail last week. buddy tenderly embracing and the Veterans Administration Hospital

swore in William H. Fehrs, ADC, Capt. David McCampbell, NATTCenter commanding officer, made kissing his girl. There was a lapse Lake City, Fla.
the presentations. Left to right are: Captain McCampbell; Willie of silence and then he said:
for a re-enlistment of six years.. Hatcher, A02; John Damon, AEC; George White, AE1; Peter Fair- "I don't mind necking with With Bobbi Borrowes, SN, of
Fehrs' who comes from New: clough, AE2; Leo Klopacki, AE2; Leroy Smith, ATI, and Charles you NATTC, as mistress of ceremonles -
nry girl, but take 'hands off
Dotson, AN.Gun your
Jersey, first entered the naval the group gave a two-hour

service in May of 1941. After program to hospital patients.

completing boot training he was II Crews Of 'Champ' Obliging In Cinerama FilmGun I Entertainers included Pfc Paul

ordered to the carrier USS Bret- Snyder, song stylist, from AE

ton. He has since served on seven alrt( School; Pfc Jim McElrath, baritone -
crews of the sible to have a pilotless target the third sweep, the Lake
carriers and had forty months sea AE School; Pfe Don Son-
carrier Lake Champlain have drone shot down at a specific Champlain eagle-eyes went to
duty during World War II. andres, tap dancer, AE School;
scored hit with Warner work and downed the
a big a time, so that it would crashat target
after the outbreak of Bill Short, DN, pantomime, Dental *
Shortly at time
Brothers camera team. a desired position near the plane precisely the and
hostilities in Korea, Chief Fehrs Director Phil Delacy and his position specified. Division; Don Collins, DN,

made a world-wide cruise aboard movie crew came aboard "The ship.With After Associate Producer concert pianist, Dental Division;
a Cinerama camera Phillip Cratem, NAS civilian
\ the USS Oriskany. Upon arrivalin Champ" just back from com- ,
Japan he was transferred to bat in Korean waters, to film trained on the drone as it Otis Carney saw the footage comedy singer; Doris Yeagee NAS

the ,USS Kearsarge and served sequences for a forthcomingmovie swept over the ship, the gun filmed aboard the carrier, he civilian, vocalist; Steve Williams,

aboard her six: months while operating "Cinerama Holiday." To crews deliberately missed on described it as "the most effec. ATS, of VP-5: ; and Ted Carpenter -

off the coast of Korea. get a unique effect, Director the first .two passes, as De- tive and exciting yet filmedin AT3, of VT-10, Cecil Field,

lie has been attached to VF-11 Delacy asked If it would be pos- lacy had requested. Then, on this (Cinerama) medium." comedy duet, and Bobbl Borrowes,

for the post five years! ventriloquist.





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.Two Teams Out Of 6 PIJux Tourney; .





Navy- Victorious,.. 10183 Y


With the keynote on fast competition and high scoring, while
Moore
the \jtinners, Kenny
I the final game of the Sixth Natal District Basketball Cham- I got 24 for the embattled Bullets

pionship Tourney Sunday or Monday at Mainside gym prom
had much
Memphis Navy too
ises to be a high caliber struggle. 1
'I height and speed for Charleston
Prc-tourney favorites, the Jax
to drop the field to seven in the Reserve Fleet and conquered the : 0 IY
Navy Fliers Pensacola Navy, and
Memphis Navy held unbeaten double-elimination) event. South, Carolinians, 89-62.

slates through the second roundof BEAUFORT, S. C., Naval Hospital The Hellcats were led by a pairof

tourney play. The host Fliers after taking a 102-65 open- hustlers, Al Gary and Jim In.

and Memphis's defending District ing day licking from Memphis gram with 16 points apiece. K. D

champions were slated to clash Navy, dropped its second,game of Eskey produced 26 markers for

in a Wednesday evening battle, the tourney to a sharp Key West Charleston.A .
'
result of which was not avail Sonar outfit, 89-64. PAIR of attractive games ? A

able] Ed Bush, bespectacled Key are slated for tonight with the

Jax Navy's vaunted fast-break West forward maintained his loser of the Jax NavyMemphistussle .

attack was too much for Key high-scoring laurels by carding going against the winner __ I A _

West's Sonar Students to over- 36 points, following a 30-point i of the Key West-Charleston Res. READY FOR OPENER-\U'hen the Jax Navy Fliers launch

come and the Fliers rolled to a performance in the tiff with Jax Fit battle First game gets' un- their 1951 diamond campaign In. a two-game series here Friday

101-83 opening round victory. Navy derway at 1800. and Saturday against Florida State, starting mound assignments
Charleston RecSta gained new fall to Frank Jankunis (left) Marine from AO School and Sal
Tllli! FLIERS couldn't miss the
life eliminating Naval Hospital A quarter-final contest is slated Tassone, Marine from AE School. Behind the plate will be G. R.
by
basket; hitting on shots from all at 2000 tomorrow night, with the Green, ANP( ) School Marine, giving the Fliers an all-Marine
over the court. The home> forces Memphis, 80-61, as Dick semi-finals slated Saturday at battery. Friday's game at Mason Field ,begins at 1600, while Sat-
Schloeman hooped 25 points for starts at 1430.Marine .
urday's
held a 63-31 bulge at half-time, 2000. Final game is set for Sun

extending the margin to 8749 at the winners. Earlier, Charleston day at 1400 and, if necessary, at

the three-quarter pole. RecSta had been defeated by Pen- 2000 Monday. Goes For

Vince Zoda, In tip-top form, led sacola 86-55. Schloeman and thewinner's 25 Winning team will receive the Battery
from Pete Fannon got
the winners with 24 points
Sixth Naval District
Traveling
his center position, while Bob points in .this encounter. '
Trophy and also gain possessionof
"Swish" Grabaz chipped (in with PENSACOLA got by Green a permanent cup. An award Fliers In 54 Opener

23 markers,'despite setting up his Cove in a second round game, 97- will also be given for the tour

1 mates through most of the first 69. The Goslings, held to a mere ney's most valuable player For the first time in the annals of Jax Navy varsity

t half Jax Navy drew a second four-point lead at half.timt, ...
baseball, an all-Marine battery will see action in the year's
I'' round bye. : struck with vengeance In the second opening diamond tilt when the Fliers trade punches with

Two clubs fell by the wayside I half to romp to vIctory.Fannon's Sites, Dates Set Florida State University Friday afternoon at Mason Field

during Tuesday's heat of battle 21 points was high for Frank Jankunls, a crafty south
settled, with veterans Joe Fay,
For Int'erserviceSports
paw from AO School and G. R ,
Ira Abelson and Mat Woloszyn
Green of ANP) School promising
showing well along with firstyearmen
Rods andNimlrods backstop artist, form the opening
Tourneys Don Teator of VC 62 andO
battery for the Frank McCaffrey
& R's Gordon North
6 Washington (AFPS)-Sites and force
The Camp Lejeune Marines, an-
dates for the 1934 Interservice In a return contest Saturday

r Championship Tournaments to select afternoon, Righthander Sal Tas- nually a top service club, follows. .

.. an All-Service champ in each sone, Marine from AE School, is Florida State to Mason Field. with

field have been announced by the expected to toe the slab with a Sunday and) Monday series CArded
4 According to reports just re- the St. Johns, and Little and Big host commands. Green behind the platt with the local nine.A .
reived from "Red" Parham who Lake George. I
complete schedule has not
has been forecasting reliable hunting Speckled perch} are taking the The tourneys, including baseball Ileaslry Start
been drawn with several
The Marine trio boasts of several !! open
boxing, basketball and track
and fishing information for bait at Hagey's Camp on Orange
in semipro ranks, Jan- dates remaining: for the warm
WMBR Radio and TV for several Lake. and field, will include four teams years
kunis with top-ranking; teams in months of May-July.
representing the Army Navy, AirForce
years, this is the week to really
and Marine Corps. Arizona and California, Tassone Jax: Navy baseball slate for
It get 'em
Weekend Tide Table Prior to the Interservice Championships with the New Rochelle Blue Sox, March and April:
If you ate planning on going
for trout the best High Low the various services will while Green has three years of Frl',. Sat. Mar. .12.1. -F'SU. here
out placeis
some
Sun, Mon., Mar., 14-15-Oinip J.e-
service under his belt.
Girbing's Pier at Fernandina. A.M. T.M A.M. P.M. conduct their own eliminations to semi-pro jpime, here
I. there Fri .... 1:54: 2:23: 8:21: 8:31: select a suitable team for All- Also expected to answer the cry Sun.. Mar. 21-Ralford. there
While might .
you are you Mon, Tucu? Mar. M3! : -guanllco
also luck some blues Sat. .... 3:02: 3:32: 9:30: 9:41: Service play/ "Play Ball!" Friday is newcomer Marines here
try your on Thuri., l-'il., Mar. Z-26-Jo't. l-lIl-:
and whiting Sun .... 4:08: 4:36-10:30: : 10:41: All four services'' lime the opportunity Whitey Bea&lcy who cavorted at lls here

4 Clapboard Cieek on Heckscher to act an host duringone shortstop for Whiting Field's Sixth here Sun. Mon, Mar I 28-2 -Ft. Le*.

Drive is also reported to be good of the four tourney Naval District champions last Wed, Thur. April 78Ft. Meade,

for trout this week. ;If( you can't VP-18 The second National Interservice year. Flanking Beasley is expected here Sat., Sun, April 10-11 Camp
CopsMainside Basketball Championship will to be four-year veteran Tom Stewart, here.
make it to Fernandina you might Mon, Tuci., April 12-13-Cherry
luck there. be contested at Great Lakes Naval Neely at second and Ralph Nielsen Point, here
try your a promising newcomer, at the Frl., Sat, April 10-17-1'ret.bjter-\
Red bass are reported to be Station, April 14-15. The In- ; Ian College here
terservice Boxing Championshipwill hot corner. Trmr-Sat., April 22-21-Ft, Jackson
running at Clapboard Creek too- here
Just to keep the trout company. be decided May 12-13 at Last year's Fliers' batting king, there Sun., April 25 St. Augustine,

Lackland, Tex., AFB. Jim Coughlin, another fouryearman .
Black bass are at Cusic Lake Tues, Wed. April 27Camp
Other Interservice champion. will cover the initial sack Stewart, there,
Camp for the taking, but don't Keg CrownKeglers Frl.. Sat. April 30-May 1--Roln
ship events scheduled are: Track Coughlin's bat has' taken up its Ins AFB, here.Spikers.
forget the limit is eight. You can .
and Field, Quantico, Va., Marine old-time sizzle and smoke in pre-
also get black bass at Welaka on
of VP-18, American I Base, June 25-26, and Baseball, season hitting* drills. Get

League title-bearers, battled their Camp Carson, Colo., September LeJeune" Here Sunday
ANP( ) Takes 23-24. The outer pasture is still un-
V way to the Mainside intramural Second SpotIn

bowling championship last week
Ten Pin Lead
by taking the best two of three
)4 State AAUThe
game series from National League
.
At CenterAirman .>'
champion Personnel. crack Jax Navy varsity

Preparatory School con !! The Patrolmen, led by Carl Ed. o: .'A k r tr3 .:e;.; r.' 4c volleyball team finished secondin

tinued atop the intramural bowl- olo and Jim Bolin with 214 and Saturday's State AAU tour-

Ing league scramble at NATT- 208 respectively, gained the rightto ney at St. Petersburg's spa

Center by the slim margin of one meet NATTCenter's championsin :<... cious Boca Ciega High gym,
point, with a narow win over the near future for the station kh finishing one full game behind

Training Facilities. toga. Florida State University's na-

Lou Proto hit the pins for 219 VP-18, also wearing the Ma n- tionally-ranked spikers. *

while "Sis" Sistrunk crashed side basketball crown swampedthe The Seminoles won twelve

through with a 224 game and a Personnelmen, 863-703, in the games while dropping only two

high series of 539 for the Preps. first game for a toomuchtoovercome with Jax Navy ending with an

"Aviation. Ordnanceman School lead. The Patrolmen surged \ 11-3 mark Tied for third was

wept the series with their rivals even farther ahead in the last lJ \ St. Petersburg Recreation "A"

from Aviation Electrician's Mate game by 840-752. team and Sanford NAAS.

School. Meanwhile the Marines VI'.IIKnud.en : Two men from Jax Navy
.......... 159!' 1:11: 2f16
salvaged one point from NAWS- Cuneo ............. 179 1..N 337 were voted a spot on the All.
Severege .......... 129 162 291Itolln
School to stay one point behind ..............208 16' 377 State team chosen after the
the leaders. Frank Grantham tdolo: .............. ::188 211 402 meet. Men named were Gene

tallied a 208 game for the Wea Team Total . .. ... .. 1703 Lewis and Jim Donnelly

pons. PtUSO; NI '. The FSU squad, defending-

Tilt: STAMMMiS) PI... Hall ................139 134 1rT 137: 291Rlekett 276StagRs MAINSIDE CHAMPS-Behind the ball, but not the eight ball, tourney champions downed

AWP) School ..................... 26 :::::::::::: 123 123 are members of VP-18's bowling:: contingent, winner of the Main- Jax Navy in straight games,
Marines .. ,.................. 25 Allison ...........140) 119 28:1Applewhile : side intramural championship. The VP-l&ers dropped Personnelto 15-8 and 15.13 in the next-to-
AE School ........................ 20 ........ JG7 1M 5161Bozworth win the Mainside title. Pin-wreckers are, front row (left to
AO School ......................... 18 .......,.. .. 11i: 113 right) Bill last match on the card to cop
Severege Carl Edolo Dick Knudsen.
TmKac ,....................... 16 and Back row
tlAW School ..... .......... .. ... 13 Tam Total .. ............. 1W Jim folio and Ed Cuneo. the title





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11. .- March 1954 JAX AIR NEWS Page Seven



Snares Station City Duo 4kJ a.H .i Boys'Baseball- Camp In T.



4-Ball Play 1 k Second Session Saturday


Championships in two m'ajor
Hopes were high among officials of the sixth annual
local golf tourneys were 8'hle'eI'IlSt
week by the team of Comdr Jax-Navy Boys' Baseball Training Camp that minor league

Frank D. Heycr and Bill Scar- I personalities in this area would be on hand for the second:=

session Saturday at 0930.An .
r
station link
brough, top-notch '
effort was being made to
"piers., M ill notion for the some 200 youngsters -
1 obtain the services of ManagerBen
The par-blasting duo coppedthe Getaghty of the Jacksonville age 12 and 13, expected to
championship flight of the annual attend Saturday's session.It .
Braves and diamond artists of the
station four-ball tourney last was a big opening day last
Toledo Sox and Atlanta Crackersa ,
Saturday by dropping Charles Saturday as this year's camp got
V' pair of minor league clubs train-
Summitt and Leonard Cooley 3 + ing In Jacksonville. underway officially In the first of .

and 2.This. five such meetings to be held on
d' Camp head coach Frank Mc-
was followed up by a win r consecutive Saturday mornings at
Caffrey announced the schedulefor
In the city four-ball tournamentat Mason Field.
the second session with emphasis .
the Brentwood links on Sunday Over 200 boys turned out for
on defensive worn:, Concentrated -
The Ue'er.Scarbrough combination the opening ceremony, receiving a
-- 1b6Ii. yW"i1It& drills on individual positions -
l _
again won by a 3 and 2 welcome from city and Naval dig-
CROUCH will afford the youngstersa
count, this time defeating Roy I LOW-IOJmportant thing In playing your infield position nitaries. Following addresses
is to get down chance to catch inside by
on the ball, points out Tom Netly, one of tips.
and John Dombroskl in
McCaskill' the Instructors at the Jacksonville-Nat'7 Boys' Baseball Training 5 e s Capt. Burnham C. McCaffree, commanding .
the 36-1 ole final round.. Camp. Neely, a three .year Jax Navy Fliers' veteran, instructs officer of NAS, Mayor
In winning the'. city title, the fcrnest Bute of Central Playground, how to play the Infield during JAX X A"baseballers will J llaydon Burns and Nathan L. Mai-

Nay tandem carded wore of opening seesslon of the camp held here at NAS last Saturday. again be on hand to provide in- lison, City Recreation Superln'tendent

67 In the morning round and 69 the lads were eager to begin
in the afternoon. VP-18 DEnTflETIve Tankmen Vie For .

First flight winner of the station Slate AAU TitleCoach e

four-ball event was the teamof TIIK: TL'IIXOUT was more than

Adm. Osborne B. Hardison and Phil Grignon of the Jax anticipated since the camp's pol-

Bill Barrow, 4 and .3 victors over For Station l Cage Crown Navy swimming team will take icy this year is to limit the ellgi-

Harry Webb and Robert half a dozen natators with him to bles to A select group in the 12-

ton.The uamil.1 Advancing Ma claim as the most logical candidate ; for they Florida State AAU Championships 13 years of age bracket.

Jax Navy varsity title of "Cinderella")) ; AE School again missed out in the bat } at the Riviera Club In The camp has averaged 350! lad

rolled to the fourth win tle for the station basketball championship} surrendering Miami on Saturday, per Saturday for the past five

year in defeating Cecil Field's tee this year, as last season, to the Mainside representatives, Included in the squad are: Jim years, but with the smaller group,

artists, (13! !,., The winnerswere VP-18's powerful cage Juggernaut i I- Gregory, backstroke; Frank Mon- each youngster will receive more

led 1 by Dan Coiley's 72 and a defeated the AE cagers, 96- I Joe lietr-era, sitting it out, tagna, middle distance; Pete DeForest Individual attention.

73: recorded by Comdr. F, D. 70, in a winner-take-all-the-chips In two post-season affairs, for ,sprints; Johnny Chumney, Taking the cue from head

Heyer. battle last Wednesday at Main- Mainside! and station laurels, VP- fancy diving; Wilton Jardine, coach Frank McCaffrey, the lad.

-- side gym to cop the station basketball I 18 registered 184 points, a torrid sprints, and Bill Roberta, back. were put through brief calisthenIcs

Qualifying Set For crown. 92 points per game average stroke! before being /sent! Into group'" .

j Quarter{ wore -. for specialized instruction. The '
A 39-point third period recorded
Station Golf TitleQualif'ing I VPIR'T 21 :39 19-M! ; session was cut short due to rain
by the Patrolmen turned the tide AE } and cold winds.It .
.
for the StationChampionship
against the NATTCenter champs, -- 4Wrestlers>
Golf Tourney as both clubs fought neck-and- Clinic AnnouncedThe was announced that the Jacksonville -

will be held Saturday to Tues- neck through the first 20 minutesof Host 1934: NATTCenter intramural Baseball Club would again
day, over the station greensward Issue free passes to those boys
action. It was 17-15 at the first Softball schedule will begin
according to pro Jack buzzer and 38-29 at halftime with Pensacola TonightHolding April 1, according to making the final week's", all-star'

Harvey. VP-18 in the van. I a four-point margin Lt.jg( ) Paul Zanfardino, Cen- game .
A medalist trophy will be t
Hal Kuhn proved his title <>f from a previous victory, Jax ter Physical Training Officer.
awarded for the low 18-hole
Mainside scoring champion I U no Navy-Marine wrestlers will meet Prior to the season's opening RacquetmenOpen
score during the qualifyinground.
fluke by dunking 28 points to Pensacola Navy in a return matchat a softball clinic for umpires -
It is expected that 32
pace both club In the scoring the NATTCenter Gym, Build. and players will be held Season
out of a field of approximately
column. Aa usual, the agile forward ing 513, tonight at 1900. beginning Monday to lust all
64 will for the cham-
qualify
a veritable cage wizard, Jax defeated the Goshawk, 16- week. Applications for the
pionship flight. Next Week
hit from all corner picking up 12, at Pensacola_ eailier this clinic will he received at Build-
Among those expected to issue -
twehe floor hoU.. month. ing 614
Sparked Ben
by of
a serious challenge to de SoberalJ
fending champion Bob Wallaceare The Student Electricians, off on Eight bouts are on the program. ----- ..- -- -. .- I VC-5.: (NAS Sanford) and Leon
Bill their floor attempts, were hot at Coach Ron Ternquist of Jax plansto Wilson of VP-16, the Jax Navy
Scarbrough, George
Ayer, Comdr.: Frank Meyer, the gratis stripe, sinking 21 in use Clarence Thompson, NATTC AE School Bids For !I tennis squad will open its season
31 tries Jim Daley, 'center and l Services 123 next week with matches
Comdr. Lou Brozo, Bill Barrow Special pounds; 1954 Captain's Cup againstthe
Leonard Cooley, Doc Mc- play-maker, caged 12 free throws I Larry Sersion, AE School J, 137 University of Georgia and

Fadden, John Iarrabino, Mil despite picking up a pounds; Tony Murtha, ANP( ) Aviation Electrician's Mate I University of FlorIdA at Boone

ton Hurst and Lew Chaff, floor goals for 20 points. I School, 147 pounds; Jim Conn, School is now leading the list in Park courts.

The VP-18 bench resembled ANP( ) School, 157 pounds; Don points for the 1954 award of the Coach Ken Stewait's It-man

--_. Grand Central Station on New Nerad,* AE School, 167 pounds!; I Captain's Trophy as a result of squad includes four other return

Trackmen Show Year's Eve with everyone seeing John Mahramas, NAS, 177 pounds!, I the freee-throw contest completed ees from 1953! -Bill Willis, NAS;

action. The Patrolmen finished up I and Ray Brown, VP-16, heavyweight ed week. Kerwin ,Foley, NATTC; Jack!

Well In Middle with all regular, excepting guard The Sparkles tallied 36 pointsto Candland,. NAWS School, and

Lcdr, Peter Culbeitnon, former 33 for the Marines, 26 for AdmInIstration Frank Anderson, Fleet Air Lant.

ton, Marine from AO School: University! of Minnesota wrestler 'I and 23 for Training Others on the ,squad are Clynt

Distance EventsOf White, and Hildebrand. Splinters will referee. I I Facilities Johnson, VP-16; Bill Longwoith,

the 22 men now making up : showing up ,, well are Duvane)'. -- VP-18; pick Harris, NATTC;

the Jax Navy track and field j Fred Nelson of ANfP School kt Dick Pierce, NARTU, Marines;

team, half are turning out for the Frank Crawford, ,NAS Post Office 1 Jim Skipper, NAS, Operations;

middle distance track events. and Plerson. Dave Fiyberger, NATTC; and

This year's squad is lacking in I Low In .."I..ld'tntllo: Ig-!- Joe Vaughn, NATTC. ,

numbers for the field events and There is a dearth of field Thursday the University of

/sprints! two of the strongest Jax events material Bob Duigin, i iANP : 4 Ibv Georgia will compete against Jax,

Navy entries in last year's Sixth I. ( ) School Maiine is toppingthe with the University of Florida

Naval District! championship I pole-vaulters at 11 feet ,six : furnishing competition the! following

fit. out-I inches. Don Tadget has a five Saturday.

Two of last year's veterans, I foot, 10-ineh jump to his credit Sobeialj and Wilson teamed up

Larry White of VA-15 and Jeiry Three shot put men ale Ilich- to win the Atlantic Fleet doubles/

Hargis, NAS Special Services, are ard Guertin and Chuck Tanner championship in 1953 and Sober-

running close together in the half- from Commissary and Bernie We- alj copped the singles title. Wilson

mile solowski, Marine from AO School. also nerved as last year's
Each has been clocked at 2:05: The discus and Javelin are being f for the racquet-wielders. ...
f"MISS
this season. White also has a 51- I handled by Bruce Merrill, husky -

second' quarter to his credit. Marine from ANP( ) School. Merrill SPORTS FROMYESTERYEAR

Dmaney In 440 I has a 187 foot Javelin heaveto

In the 880 and mile, Coach Paul his credit and a 136 foot discus!
,
Zanfardino also has Duane Hilde- toss, I IMinton .
.
.. TEN YEARS AGO TODAY
brand Shows Well
a Marine from Commissary i
The NATTCenter eager defeated
; Bruce Merrill, ANP) Long distance spikers include
., A & R, 46.29, to take
School Marine; Don Tadget, AE Jim Williams, 0 & R, Tadget,
top honors in the Station Open
School: ; Mel Christensen, NAS Operations John Kotsuba of Hospital and Basketball Tournament.

and Jim Smith and Gerald Christensen In the mile and Jack
FIVE YEARS AGO TODAY
Blancette from ANP( ) School. Mattlin of the Post Office In the IT"-That's what VP-18 guard Herb Henderson (7)) yells
Quarter-mllers Include Pat Du- two-mile event. as he attempts to keep AE School's Dave ]Mann from shooting for The Jax Navy baseball squad
inLttmarr the bucket during action in the all-station basketball playoffr. finished preparations for its
hurdles
best at the
vaney, NATI'Center Post Office; Showing
Mainside representative VP-U copped the all-station laurels witha opener against Raiford.
Jam Lobe, VC-62; Dexter Pier- Minton of AO School "-it triumph ever the NATTCenter champion AC: School.



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Page Eight JAX AIR NEWS 11 March 1954
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1 rmmmDYOU I Takes Exception- To 'Touch and Go' Report; Cites Previous Landings I I Q"The


distinction of being: rons to make power-on, touch "was used aboard the USS An- and go/ landing procedures to
SALES
first in any phase of Naval and go landings.IN tietam by four jet squadrons determine their feasibility,, and

bdrm. masonry house. $1.100 Aviation will always be a goalof FURNISHING some of Air Group Eight hi Jan., components of Air Group 11,
2.8111 R. Wall. 4740
Ph.
equity all pilots men and squad- background and history to the Feb." and March of 1953, when who employed the techniques

Wheeler Ave. rons In the Navy and so we procedure. Comdr. Wood relates pilots made more than 1,000 derived from those experiments

3 bdrm. home. 5121 Attleboro. Ph. realize that VF-174 meant no that "touch and go" goes "touch and go" landings dur- aboard the USS Boxer in the

8-6715, Mrs. Binder. harm when they wanted to take much further back than January ing both day and night opera fall of 1952: .

.. S. bdrm. brick house. 2320 Cedar first honors for the "touch and of this year. tions." The British, he explained

1 Shore Clr. Ph. 87-1087, Mrs. Jur- go" procedure of carrier landings His letter stated that the EXPLAINING that the In- employed "touch and go" with

konls. ." USS Hornet with VF-21 VF- formation forwarded had been TBF-l's and FM-l's, aboard the

2 bdrm. homo in Lakeshore Ter- That's the beginning of a 41, VF-39 VF-61 and VF-84 hurriedly gathered and any ILM.S. Charger operating out

race. C217 Marlene Ave. Ph. 8- letter from Comdr, Robert B. aboard, employed such landings unit or squadron overlookedhad of Norfolk in October and No-

5078. Wood, commander Carrier Air to qualify pilots during the not been done so Inten- vember of 1942.)}

FOR KENT Group Eight, to the Jax Air first two weeks of Dec. 1953, tionally Comdr. Wood stated Although Comdr. Wood! stat

News. and that the USS Midway con that there were undoubtedly ed that the purpose of his let-

Couple to share' furnished! house Comdr. Wood was taking exception ducted preliminary canted more instances of "touch and ter was not to detract from

y with widow. J50. 865 Nelson to the Jax Air News deck tests in July 1952, em- go" landings having been made. the admirable achievement of
Mrs. Lea Mor- '
,. Ave. Ph. 2-5317 article of Feb. 4, 1954, Which ploying "touch and go" landings Among these were the Naval VF-174, he retorts: "VF-174

rls.Furn.. credited the Hell Razors as'being Air Test Center at Patuxent you may not be the first and

garage apt. 2312 College St. the first pilots among operational "The information acquiredthus River, Md., which for a num- most certainly are not the last.

:_ Ph. 7-6249 Mrs. Clark. Atlantic Fleet squad- ," revealed Comdr. Wood, ber of years conducted "touch Get In Line!"

3 I rm. fum. cottage, $30. Air Base

Trailer Park. Ph. 2-5410, G.

Schultz Don't Let This

2 rm. fuin. apt. Ph. 2-4275, Mrs.

Graus. Happen To YouAn

Lower furn. apt near 5 points.

2025 Herschel Mrs. Parker. electrician had been as-

3. rm. fura apt. $68. 2590 River- signed the Job of cleaning certain -

side. Ph. 2-0736: Mrs. Bass parts of large generator.sets. .

3. rm. furn. apt., $80. 2601 Park The cleaning agent used Personnel are invited to visit

St. Ph. 8-2770, Bessie Houston the U80 Servicemen's Club at 37
was'trlchlorocthylene: a chlorinated W. Monroe St. from 0930 to
5 rm. house with bath. 1283 DancySt. open
Mrs. Dierckson. hydrocarbon. In this in- X330 daily.

3 rm. fuin.' apt 2767 Lydia SI. stance, the employee' was engaged Thursday March 11-Spelling

Ph. 2-8118, H. C. Blckneu. for more than 7 workdays Bee, Boys vs Junior Hostesses,
furn. Lcdr. 9:15: ; Melody Ballroom with Chaz
1 bdrm. apt., $40. brushing and sprayingtrichloroethylene.
.
Harris.
ext. 411.
Briggs, .
Rooms with meals or kitchen priv Friday March 12 5:00:. P.M.,

ileges. 703 Hogan St. Ph. (4-6346 Although respiratory equip Spaghetti Supper (Cafe Ilaliano);
Verna Vail. ment was available it was not 8:00: P.M., Record Dance.

.4 worn, and little or no effort ; .. Saturday March 13 0
: :iI ; ':" pen
2 bdrm.. unfurn. house $65. Ph. s- '" y r r ;:: "' '< .
8-2098, Mrs. S. I{. Lang. was expended' by the supervl- ". _,' = 1:!: House all day; 8:00: P.M., Record

2 rm. furn. apt 2652 Myra SI. sor in requiring the electricianto NAVY'S TURBOPROP. TRANSPORT nation' first wa- Dance, featuring all the latest
wear the respirator. Neitherwas ter-based turboprop transport, the Convalr-built Navy R3Y Trade- I
Ph. 7.6536, Mrs. Wood. wind has completed its initial test flight. Designed for speeds hits.Sunday
there attempt madeto i March 11 10:00 A.M\
3 rm. furn. apt. 925 Rosselle St. any exceeding 350 mph, the 80-ton plane is the first sea plane equip- :
Ph. 8-2655, R. L. Rhodes. provide additional ventilation ped with high altitude pressurization: and air conditioning: sys Dunking Round Table; 6:00( P.M.,

2 furn. apts. 4514 Marquette Ph. to keep the concentration tems. The Tradewind is powered by four Allison T-40 turboprop Vesper Service and refreshments,
engines of over 5,500 hp each. Reversible pitch propellers enable
within maximum limits in the courtesy of Riverside Church
6-9907, C, J. Aklen. the pilot to run the plane within Its own length while afloat. The
with work area. I Monday March 15 Ping pong
Share home in Murray Hill deck can'support a total of t.SOOOpounds.
couple. 1125 Ingleslde. Ph. 2- After six days of hospitali- instructions with Frank Puskas;

:3986, Mrs. Grayson. zation, the employee died from Roller Skating at Skalcland, reduced -
NAVY VA BENEFITS/ GI
New unfurn. 3 bdrm. home. 5143 the effects of inhaling chlorinated rates

Banshee Ave. Venetia Terrace. the EXCHANGE Tuesday March 16 Get acquainted -
hydrocarbons, autopsy REFUNDS TAX FREE
Ph. 2.7793 ext. Lt. i party for new personnel
or 267 Kipp. revealed. (Published originally -
to veterans for
Payments
at NAS and NATTCenter.
Rm. with kllch. privy 949 Wolf SI. as OIR Notice 12190.
benefits administered by the I
Wednesday, March 17 8:00:
Alexander.Will .
Ph. 8-19C4 Mrs.
,
Protective equipment is always Veterans Administration are
P.M. USO Birthday Party. All
share 6 house with couple
rm.
available for employees tax-free and need not be reported in
949 Wolfe st. Ph. 8-1964, servicemen having a birthday
Mrs Alexander engaged in hazardous occupa Visit the "Country Store" frequently in computing Income March honored guests; 9:00: P.M\,
tions. Supervisors should see tax, the Internal Revenue
1 bdrm. furn. apt., $80. 3684 St. and watch for new items St. Patty's Day party and dance.
that Service and the VA remind
personal protective equip- .
John's. Ph. 2.3218, A. Ji. Nas- ment is worn when working being added daily. Due In soon Is veterans. Also dividends which

rallah. with chlorinated hydrocarbons a large selection of aluminum veterans have received on their St. PatrickContinued
1 rm., $17. 3804 Valencia Rd. Mrs. folding picnic chairs, grills, ice
and that each worker is given OI insurance policies are ex- ( from Page 1))
George Richmond. coolers kits tackle boxes
picnic from taxation and need
specific work instructions.The empt cal folk dances with the nativeS -
3 bdrm. unfurn. apt. 5127 Atlleboro. and strong boxes at new low
Ph. 6.1713, Mr. Biddle. above points out the fact prices. not be reported. fully bedecked in the colorful -

that on specific jobs, there are regalia of the land. St.
4 rm. furn. house, $85. Ph. 2-0238, :Many new hand tools have been
specific types of protective Patrick's Day in Ireland U
Mrs. Roberts.
added with to A large Honors'To
more come.
equipment that should be used; PO truly a day of great festivities.As .
Swap equity on house and furniture selection of fertilizers and other
for 2 bdrm. trailer. 3050 for example eye hazardous op- allied items available. To a token of celebration
are new
Detroit Circle. J. G. Davis, ext. erations require eye protection. choose froma Murphy Sgt. Long has volunteered to
441. landscape your yard, make a parachute jump at 0900on
selection of For
good plants. the of March with three
17th
MIst'KIJjANEOUS; best results, planting should be (nit .fc the list .in the Naval
Center'sPetty04cerotheWeek green parachutes formed in the
Will share apt with another working accomplished within the next three Air Technical Trailing
of the traditional sham-
O ,ene,.) shape
( girl Avondale. Miss Hodges, weeks. rock.
'So you're Interested in reenlist-
Ph. 21288. Men's, women's and children's
ing! NATTCenter's military personnel Early in 1951 Sgt. Long
}1, Someone' to drive car to New Or- MAINSIDEThursday sportswear and swimwear is now department boasts of an came to the.U. S. to Join his

leans to deliver for shipment being received in volume at the father and two sisters who had
March 11 William H.
.. expert on the subject.
overseas. Mrs. W. W. Kurth, Exchange warehouse. DistributionIs him to New York
preceded
Fighting Man Of The Murphy Jr., PN2, chosen. petty-
Ph. 83589. being made to all stores almost In October of the
wanted from Plains ..,........... Randolph Scott offlcer-of-the-week. City. same
Riders NAS down
daily. year he enlisted in the Marine
Park St. to 5 points D. P. Tarer Friday, March It I Murphy, in ad-
excel.
Patrons will now find an "" Corps, and after a tour at
ext. 8213. Man Between ....... James Mason lent laundry service. Finished ." dilion to reenlistment Camp LeJeune, reported to Marine

Riders, wanted from 6lh and main. Saturday March 13 work Is greatly improved and takes Aviation Detachment at

Mr. Drozor, Ph. 4-4744. Untamed Women ........ Lyle Talbot two-day service is in effect. care of discharges NATTCenter, where he is .presently -
:3 J riders to NAS from Arlington, NATTCENTER ---...-- NCO in charge of Message -

via\ Park St. C. S. Box, Shop at the Center.COMMAND.
Thursday, March 11
.. 4112 0 & R, Ph. 90981. I r .
SAFETYBox Center. He 5 *
I Yankee Pasha ........ Jeff Chandler entered
Ride wanted to Chlllicolhe, Ohioor
OF FASRON
Friday March 12 the serv-
Parkersburg, W. Va. Elmo Score
Wingard ext. 361. I Fighting Man Of The ;*::: vice in Febru- 9 GOES TO BETTINGERComdr.

I .............. Scott Through ..
Will baby sit day or evening. 2120 Plains Randolph Disabling Injuries Joseph L. Bellinger, Jr.,

Oak St. Ph. 2.6829, Cecile Do. Saturday, March 13 Monday March 8 Murphy ary 1951. has relieved Lcdr. Walter R. Cover

wen. Man Between ........ James Mason This Month 0 Murphy a familiar figure in as commanding officer of Fasron
sports is also a sports referee 9. '
Reliable baby sitter day or evening HOSPITAL This Year 3
or weekends. Ph. 2-7033, v Thursday March 11 Days Since Last and ,umpire. Prior to entering the Comdr. Bellinger reported from

Mrs. Waid. Beast From 20,000 Lost-Time Accident 40 service he attended Georgia. Tech. NAS Key West where he was exe-

Baby sitting day or evening. Ph. Fathoms ...,.... Paula Raymond (Herein each week will be cutive officer of the Fleet All
March It One sailor has seven small sons Weather Training Unit.
; 8.3963, Mrs. Doll. 'Friday, found, the Safety Box Score of
... Lost: Pair dark rimmed glasses Yankee Pasha ........ Jeff Chandler lost-time accidents incurred all dressed in blues. Another sailor Lcdr. Gover will now resume his

with case, between Mason Field Saturday March J3 said: "He must be a yeoman; duties as executive officer. Lcdr,
among industrlal-lype employed '
and Ad Bldg., Saturday Robbie. Fighting Man Of The persons at NAS Jax. he makes !seven! copies of' every Cover served as assistant air officer

216 or 8164 Plains!! ..........._... Randolph Scott thing." aboard: the USS Bennlngton.



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