Jax air news
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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: June 3, 1954
Frequency: weekly
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 )
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
Holding Location: University of Florida
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J1IX 1N. .



Home of Commander Naval Air Bases, Sixth Naval District; Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville; Fleet Air Wing 11; Naval Air Technical Training Center 1




1 Commissioned last November The course was accelerated in

Friday Exercises r A3 7M,7 2 ; .r the Naval Air Weapons production and operation so

.."";. ."_ .. ._ Systems School at NATTCenter that technicians and weaponsare
Comdr Alexander Byers, exec- graduated its first class of
reaching the fleet simul
utive officer of Fighter Squadron _
173 will address the Aviation oi A students last Friday. taneously for operational use.
The school approximatelyof
Ground Officers School Friday in A large part of the curriculum
six months duration, is de
graduation 28 students.exercises for theschool's signed to train the Navys tech- consists of advance elec.

The ceremony will mark the nicians in the preparation fir- Ironies theory and equipment,
completion of the AGO students' ing and guidance of the most and those men not already

two-months course, highlightedlast modern weapons of warfare. (Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 5))

week by a three-day cruise

aboard the carrier USS Monterey, '''-.w...., ....... .._, ,.
operating out of Pensacoja.While Treatment For I r.- .' <:,:': ,

aboard the Monterey, the Poisoning GivenTo ..' <

AGO students witnessed a record- t
breaking performance in landing 'UUu" .'m.. u ___- _._. --,......-... .-.- 22 ChildrenIncreased t
operations by student pilots of "
of children ,
Pensacola's Naval Air Basic i Medal From John L. Counihan, (left), during the summer months, plus \* F A,\
Training Command. commanding officer of the Na- carelessness on the part of some 1 S
Pilots, flying carrier qualification has resulted in 22
val Air Reserve Training Unitat parents, cases
hops In SNJ's and FGFs, of children hospitalized here recently -
NAS Jax receives the Portuguese -
completed a total of 779 land-
To household
Portugal Military Medal, First swallowing
Ings from sunrise on May 25,
Class, from Senhor L. Esteves poisons.
to exceed a former record of
Fernandes, Portuguese ambas Personnel are warned that many
603 set by the same carrier.
NARTU sador. At the right is Maj. Gen. common household solvents con-
The AGO group under the direc- COThe
Humberto Delgado, chief of the tain harmful chemicals, and that
tion of school officers Lcdr. K. K.
Portuguese Military Mission. precautions should be taken to re-
A. Dobbltt and Lt Richard Chamberlain
Portuguese Government The medal was presented to move these from places where
toured the from catapult
ship -
has conferred on Capt. the captain for his extraordinary they could be obtained by young
engine to steering engine, including
John L. Counihan, commanding accomplishments in the sters.
visits to the CIC, engineering Capt. Burnham C. McCaffree\ ,
and communicationspaces. officer of the Naval Air training of Portuguese Air Sources of poison include common NAS commanding officer I
Reserve Training Unit J the Force personnel last summer. insecticides and pesticidesused leaves next month. 4
"Medalha Militar de Primeira in the garden or on the lawn,
Classe" (Military Order of Weather Outlook an empty botUe of chlorox that

First Class) with citation. Friday-Mostly fair with scat has not been properly washed out, Capt. McCaffree ;-
Senhor L. Estaves Fernandes, a supply of kerosene inadvertently
A.a 3qZ y Ambassador of Portugal, presented tered showers* and thundershowers left open, well-known brands of To Be Detached

the award in ceremonies at the weed killer, and many other products

Portuguese Embassy in Washington Saturday-Fair with scattered i that carry warnings on their Next MonthCapt.
D. C. 6. Also labels.
on May presentwas thundershowers:;
Major General Humberto De- Parents are urged to observe Burnham C. McCa Crcl',
Sunday Generally unsettled
lago, Chief, Portuguese Military these warning signs and to keep Commander, Naval Air Bases,
Mission and Air Attache, who with frequent showers and thundershowers such products out of the rangeof Sixth Naval District, and com

signed the following citation: children. manding officer of the Naval Air

"0 APT A I N John Counihan, Station, will be detached from

Air commanding Reserve Training officer at Unit the of Naval the :::'71::::::::;::::;1!':;::1\(:' ::"':::':' '.'": ';,',:;' ; his He present will proceed duties to in Fort July.LesleyJ.

Naval Air Base at Jacksonville, : McNaIr, Washington, D. C.,
Fla., has been an extraordinary where he will report to the Com
officer In the organization of the mandant of the Industrial Collegeof
sojourn of the Portuguese Air I the Amed Forces for duty.
Force personnel In training for He will be the senior naval officer -
REAR ADM. Osborne B.
Hardison, Commander Fleet the reception of PV-2 planes.. I: t of the education staff He will
Air Jacksonville. .leaves June "HE HIGHLY praised and treated be relieved by Capt. John Smith
14 for post with Chief of Na- them with friendship and understanding Thatch, former skipper of the
val Operations. lie continues main. USS Franklin D. Roosevelt. .

taining contact with the Military In the two years Capt. McCaf

Adm. Hardison Mission in Washington, thus re- a5. M free has headed the Station, he
vealing his high esteem for that J F has seen many changes directed
ComFairJax To personnel. These facts have been ? toward expansion of the Jack

considered as deserving special sonville Naval establishment as a

June 14 distinction and for that reason major complex. Construction has
Depart the Portuguese Government, proceeded at the Mayport carrier

Commander Fleet Air Jackson through the Minister of National turning basin to where it will

ville for the past three years, Defense, decorates him with the handle berthing of the Navy's
Rear Adm. Osborne B. Hardisonwill Medalha de Merlte Militar de largest carriers, including the

be detached from his command Primeira Classe' (Military Medal USS Forrestal. At NAS Jax, the
June 14 to take his new of first class)." Overhaul and Repair department

asignment with the office of the A contingent of eight officers, .. ... has been expanded so that even

Chief of Naval Operations. four chief petty officers and MEMORIAL RITES-Members of the Fleet Reserve Association tually it will be the only such department -
He is expected to occupy his eight enlisted men of the Portuguese and Navy personnel load wreaths and bouquets of flowers on the East Coast
Air Force spent six weeks into an R4D-8, following memorial services at All Saints chapel
billet of Special Assistantto equipped to overhaul helicopters.For .
here The then carried the flowers
Monday plane out to sea where
the Deputy Chief of Naval last summer at NARTU being indoctrinated they were sprinkled In memory of those who have died In World two successive years the
Operations for Aviation Safety in the handling and War I, World War II and Korea. Loading the flowers are, from top captain presided as presidentover
Matters in July. maintaining of American Naval (left to right) Paul Whiltsey, AECj"; T/Sgt. Bernard Roy; T/Sgt. the Navy Carnival for Char-
aircraft. Joseph Walling Lt. M. A. Carpenter, NAS Chaplain, is at the left.
ity. Jaquelin Daniel of
The admiral's chief of staff, ,
Capt. Howard V. Hopkins, will the Community Chest-United .

assume permannent the command successor until is a II VC-62, VF-34 Back From Big Ben' DisasterSome .II Fund scroll, presented in appreciation the Captain for witha the

named. Captain Hopkins' replacement 300 officers and men of considerable assistance rendered
as chief of staff will two Fleet Air Jacksonville squad. to return here were 16 VF-34 pilots Yesterday at about 1300 the to that organization in its annual

be Capt. Richard O. Greene, rons aboard the USS Benningtonwhen who landed their Banshee first of three scheduled airlifts fund! campaign.
who Is expected here next it exploded and burst into jets at NAS Cecil Field at about carrying both VF-34 and VC-62

week. flames May 26 returned to their 1500 Tuesday after a1 non-stop crewmen arrived at NAS Cecil Weekend Tide Table

Admiral Hardison, whose command home bases this week. flight from NAS 'Quonset Point. Field. Two more airlifts, one at

extends north to Brunswick Eleven of the local airmen, ABOUT AN ,HOUR later, the 1600 and another at 1800 are expected HIGH LOW "
A.M. P.M. A.M. P.M.
Ga., and south to Key seven from VF-3t'and four from i two surviving pilots of the VC- to land at NAS Cecil Field
Fri. 10:21: 10:46: 4:10: 4:12
West, reported for duty here VC-62, will never return. 62 detachment aboard the ill- today.Lt. .
Aug., 1951. Prior to coming to First survivors of one of the I fated ship landed their photojetsat Dave Sherrer and Lt. Del- Sat. 11:18: 11:36: 5:03: 5:08:
Sun. 12:12: 3:33: : 6:07
(Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 1) Navy's worst peacetime disasters NAS Jax (Please Turn to PaCt 8, Col. 5) :


Page Two JAX Am NEWS 3 June 1954


Continuing Monthly Benefits Provided to Survivors or Military

JorubmhPd X Lltuf5 Personnel: Present Provisions and Proposed Plan*


WhlowWidow.Wldow, Widow, Wldolt., Widow W1dowWldow, Widow Widow
every Thursday for navy and Marine activities at Naval Air J chit2 thtl. I no chitOS i .J chii2 chi I. I ne chii.. 65 Jk
*t avion. Jacksonville/ .Fla fey G.da dren dr'n child den ov.r Pet 6rsde drill dray child dray ov.r0lt
HAS Jack..ritie Present h9..lor .. SJ07 1271 Ul7 S 75 1123' E-is Present R.qulsre. ... .... S107 $27' sm 1 75 tin
Dpt. Bnrnhsm ('. McCaffree Officer Present R e'trvtl.. 4" 400 JIO 17i ZiJ Present ReserSN' ..M m 257 210 82 130
Comdr..: John D I311tch. ??, ., L u Er.ecuhe| Offlcer Proposed 1ft Plea 309 10'268 140 204 Proposed In Plan ... 26Q 257 20S !126 I 153
Heat Air J iM..UU Proposed-HR. 7199 J30 no 30J 140 nl Proposed-H.R. 7199 2bO 217 74e 1 125 169
near Adm. Otborn B Hcrdlion ............... Commander! 0.2: Present R.o"Ie ., .... 307 278 217 75 In E 2: Present Requl.rs _._:- 307 n. 217 16 In
Ce.pt. Howard V. Hopkins ..Chlet of Staff Present ...."' I. .. 491 467 )42 2i 8'" Present Reserves _. m 2tl8 71S. 14 ''J2
Fleet Air WUf. EI.,.. Proposed I" Plan 32' 379 2e8 1110 724 Proposed 'Is Plea 2bO 240 205 1 125 153
'apt. Theodore Pahl ...-- .Commander Proposal-H.R. 7199 3SO 350 32J 1.0' 241 Pro oltd.H.R. 7199 2bO 257 211 125 159
Comdr. Frank D. lleyer -.,,- Chief' Staff Officer 0.3; Present Regulars .. ,, )07 276 217 75 123 E. 1: Present Regulars M'M 307 218 217 7S m
Natal Air T tk lrtJ TraUUf' Present Reserves .. 567 5)8 411 264 312 P.nt Reserves ., .. .. 311 301 221 91 13.
Capt. David MoT.mpbell I _._ ._.. .....,...Commandlnt! Officer Proposed I" Pie .., 34' 349 )08 180 244 Proposed hI Pies "- 273 2SO 214 125 IS'
Comdr. Wilson R. iter dell. .._....nmT.KeputlifNABTU Otllcer P'opo'd.H.R, 7199 .310 370 J4) 180 261 Proposed-HI. 7199 290 269 228 _'115 I"
Naval fleapits) 0-4: Present Regulars ....... )07 27' 217 7S 121 EPr..ent: Regulars _..._ )07 271 217 7S 12)
Capt. Edwin S. Lowe .Commanding; Officer Present Re..",.. M 6)0 r.t7 464 30'2 360 I'r.nt ....r .. .. "'M 3M 3'2 238 II' /164
Cupt. U A. Newton T---- ..... ,..._. Executive Officer Proposed I" Pie" "4 364 364 )2) ItS 1St Proposed Inn PIIIII .., 281 770 231 125 171
Proposed-H.5. 7'99' 38S 385 351 195 2" Proposed-H.R. 7'99' 302 2'J 248 125 190
Capt. John t* Counlhan. .Commanding Officer 05: Present R.qulari .. 'M)07 27. 2'7' 1S '123 E 5: Prettnt hquisrs ..._ )07 278 217 7S /123
Lomdi: C. Gray Suu \ __ .Executive OfilcerTk Present Res.rvet ..' ., 651 541 504... )34 382 Present Reserves ....._ 361 341 2S7 1J2 180
Proposed III Plan .. )7'1 37'1 338 210 774 Proposed In fist ,. 289 28' 248 '125 184
JAX AIR. NEW U publlthed weekly l at the U. S. Naval Air Station Propoltd.H.R, 7199 400 400 m 210 1tl 1 Proposed.HIt, 7199 310 310 268 125 194O
yackkonvllle. .olld., and printed commercially with appropriated fund : P..It"t Regulars.! h.. 307 275 211 75 m E-6: Present Regulars. 307 278 217 75 '113
Nov..O rxpen to the iornment and In compliance with NAVEXOS P-35, Rt'ti. Present Reserves 65J .5J sti9 404 452 Present Reserves -" .. 392 J74 280 ISO I"
1944 copies are distributed I free of charge at the. Natal 1 Air Station Proposed III PI., 409 .0. 365 240 304 Proposed III PIn ... 299 2'f' 258 I 130 114ImposedHI
Natal Air Technical Training Center.,. Natal Air Reserve 'lulnlng' I'nit 0EdltorAndl'pw Natal 7199 4)0 00 403 240 321 Proposed-Hi. 7199 320 320 l'J '150 211
Air Station Cecil field, and the U. :!I. Naval HoipltaJ. .
0.7: Present Re9ulr. .. ._ 307 27' 217 75 m E-7: P'tlent Regul.rt. ...._ 307 27. 217 75 I2J
) I3. Planty Present Reerv.5 .' 65) 65) 621 X04 552 Present Reserves _. .. 428 408 3f4 179 227
Assistant Editor Helen Harper Sports. F.dllnr-Got Robbie, J03; Proposed III P't"' -54 454 413' 285 14. Proposed III Pies '... m 30t 265 1040 104
liene Staff Crane poltpr-Jlm, SN. Rjan AN; ClrcuUllon DUtrlbutlon-Chuck Paul, AO3; Propoltd.H.R, 7199 475 475 446 28S 366 ProposedIH.R 7181 330 310 303 1040 221

The JAX AIR 0'; P'"nt Regulars 4' ::107 271 217 7S m 'Tiot Soldiers Indemllity provid.d Mlldet' e.ItI"t I I.w. 1.Pent
NEKS It Venice
a member of the Armed Forces Press
AFPS material Re.rves .5) .5) 621 S2S 57) emitted, state Its p.ymen" of S'Z.to pet' month .sp re ot see
appearing In1,1. publication may not be reprinted withoutthe Propoltd III Pies ,47' .7. 431 )10 )74 sad of 10 Y"fI. This table shows tncom that cpatlnu.5 ..sProposedhi
written of
permission Armed Force Picas Service. of other
matter, Republication 7199 !JOO 600 413 JIG m long o. the opplluble dependencr Itt" e.lltl.
except by If' \let publication. It prohibited without permlailon of
iLdllor, JAX AIR J : ,
Editorial f.I located Main Administration Dul) lnr. Phone extensloni
1184, 216 end 8164.Earning. SURVIVORS' BENEFITS-Charted above are monthly benefits. present and proposed for sur.
vivors of reeular, and reserve military personnel on active autr, as outlined in a jax Air rvew!sI '
I article last week. The fourth listing represents the'sums payable if II. R. 7199, a separate bill call-
'Wings Of Gold' Is lag for greater social security coverage, now before Congress is passed. Under the system widows
would also qualify for old age benefits after reaching 65, in addition to monthly benefits. The benefits
proposed are now before Congress. Clip the chart and make It a part of your permanent

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Thrill You'll Never ForgetThis Honors Accorded Hospital Employee

( la the first of a aeries of /four nrtltJea by the Natal Air Ke Secretary Of YearA
As He
ttrv Ttaming Unit; depicting the life and adwntapft of IfcomtOg (i I'Smitty'|, Naval Hospital employee has

Kawl Xrwifion Cadet.)
won the title of Jacksonville
"secretary of the year," an award
Scanning new horizons in the air, the United State Navy your I
1, Lcdr. Joe Morris Smith, a familiar based on hard work perservei anc
Navy-haa established 28 stations where future Naval Air Reseivej!
figure at the Naval Air and continued self-lmpiovement.
officers and crewmen are trained to become an integral part of a ,
Station where he has served as The award is given
annually bv
.,Ktrone Naval air aim. I I
One of its many programs is I II permanent officer-of-the-day since the local chapter of the National
Conditions that all April 1952, heard his retirement .
identified as the Naval Aviation I I I was something Secretaries Association.
Naval officers were proud to associate orders read last Friday by Capt. The selection.
Cadet Program known as the of Mrat. Marguerite
: with the Navy itself." Burnham C. Mc'Carfree. commanding
NavCad Piogram. This program Biggerstaff, clerk (stenographer .

ia open to all young male Ameii- C e officer. 4x ) who is secretary to the
Capt. McCaffree also read a letter I s f.
tan citizens who can meet the I For 10 ueekft of pie-flight train legal officer at the Hospital, was
from Vice Adm. J, C Hollo-
lequirements set up by the Navy ( ing of a type unobtainable in civilian announced at a bosa-secretary I
These' select cadets must have life the new candidate is I way commending Lcdr. Smith'sloyal luncheon last week.

leached their 18th birthday but fent to Pensacola where the service, and a letter of ap- Mrs. Biggerstaff has been a

not their' 26th birthday, have completed I'II dent is taught fundamentals Ilu.1 predation lie left from the the Administration captain.As II I I f Civil Service employee for four

two full academic years atsun ;, sential to his future success. : iw s., years, working for the Assistant

accredited college university the same time he undergoes vigorous :'i Building, Lcdr. Smith was given y I Industrial Managei's office in

or junior college be unmarriedand physical and military training the further honor of being piped 1 ADMIRAL PRICE Edifice !Jacksonville before transferring to
over the side by side boys in named in his honor.Building I
agree to remain unmarried studies navigation, weather to the Hospital in A.mil 1851.
until their commission obtained .'forecasting, engineering, aerodynamics whites, and presented the boat. --
I swain's pipe lanyard by WilliamJ. aboard the station Constructedin
(which takes approximately 18 and other avlallon'.ub.. NamedI
months: ). I j jecls. I Noonan, 'BMC. I I 1942 it houses the Special Services *

It wax an experience far removed Price Natatorium and Athletic offices of the
I The
"piep" has
period now been '
In addition to tliU exacting from anything even imagined Center, along with the large indoor .
completed for the cadet. He
physical I requirements ((20-20 vision enters the second period of now his by a simple Missouri farm '''After Admiral '.( swimming pool. The pool has

: normal color perception, training that will be explainednext lad who joined the Navy in 1923. ., had many uses including t h e

healing pulse, etc.), must be met week. It culminated a career wholly in | Admiral John Dale I Price, j j' training of recruits in the funda.'mentals .

plus the passing of aptitude teststo the American tradition of success who retired i recently after j of water parachute land

determine mental alertness for Young men desiiing fitbt-hand The brightest moment Smith de- I serving Chief of Naval Air ings and ship evacuation. It is
Information about the
'I'ing. 'NavCad elates, occurred in 1936 when he Training in Pensacola for the used by pilots of the fleet in re-

program are Invited to visit or made Chief. freshing their 'Dilbert Dunker"waterlanding
The average young man meeting past four year, was on hand
these requirements and aspiring I call the Jacksonville Naval Air 'It wasn't easy to make Chief Wednesday for a ceremony dures. and escape pioc-

to participate in these new I Reserve Training Unit and ar in those days," he says. 'There naming the NATTCenter Jn-

hot izons of Naval Aviation finds : range an Interview with Lt. R. were no 'Navy whools.: It'n8' door swimming ))001" r r i ice Locker rooms at the pool are

quite an exciting future in store i 1D. McClute, NavCad Procurement I all discipline and none of us was I Natatorium" in his honor. large enough w> they have been

for him. Training that he will I coddled. We learned In the schoolof Admiral Price, a veteran of 42 adapted for training of varsity

receive prior to receiving his i I, Officer for the South Geol'gla, hard knocks, .and what we years in Naval aviation, and who weight-lifting, wrestling and box-

"Wings of Gold" costs Uncle I +j North Florida area. (got by ourselves" !served as commanding officer of ing teams. The building is in operation -

Bam approximately $69,000 H the Naval Air Station from May seven days a week.

nan, an investment in the pel'\\ 1942 to March 1943, Is well known 'I ADMIRAL PRICE was> born

that has certainly paid I.w; I in the Jacksonville area I May 18, 1892 in Augusta Ark

since the outbreak of I I The ceremony held) yesteiday He attended the University of

In Korea. was the second of its type to beheld I Arkansas before attending the
The Na\al Air Reserve at the I I Naval
can I I Training Center as Academy. Admiral Price

look back on the proud retold t't I part of a program to dedicate I. graduated from the Academy in

established and say "We wet ''t \ buildings in honor of leaders and 1916. In 1925 as Lcdr., Adm. Price

prepared!" R e s e r" e squadrons t .: campaigns or actions in which made the first night carrier landing

comprised largely of men dined I they have participated aboard the USS Langley, theNay's

under the NavCad Program fly ATTKNDlNfl: the
: ceremonies pioneer flattop. It was
ing from such large carriers as 1 were !
dignataiies from
Cityof this series of night flight test
the USS Valley Forge, Princeton, IF Jacksonville and highianldng
i :
which laid the woik for
Boxer, Bon Homme Richard and -"" "" ; officers from various commands

the Antietam are the best answers ... aboard the Naval Air Station, as procedures which gave a carrier

to the efficiency of this t. ', 'Wh, well as all hands from the 'Cen- aviation its night advantage dur-

peacetime training ptogram ter' who could be pared from ing World War II.
x s Vice Atlni. II. M. Martin, former I SElti'1NG In various squadron
Capt. David McCampbell,
Commander Air Folce, Pacific com ship station and BuAir billets,
manding officer of the Training
Fleet said of the performance of Admiral
Center, delivered the introductory Price assumed commandof
Naval Air Reservists with the
address, in which he reaffirmed 'NAS Ja* in May 1942. After
Seventh Fleet: 'My return to the
,the Importance of keeping before he left Jax he took over II Commander
Continental United States after I
the men the
names and actions
Fleet Air Two.
- Wing
my tour as Commander Seventh which I
made the nation and its
Fleet, offers me the opportunityto Navy the best In the world. Nnder his command the Air Wing

commeijt) on the Job done by PIPED OUT-Flanked by side boys as he comes down the THE BUILDING participated in supporting attacks!
the Naval Reserve aviators in Ko steps of the Administration Building, Lrdr. -Joe Smith, ex-per named 'Price 614, against
rea. The manner in which they manent CD of NAS fax i H piped off the station. by Chief Boat- Natatorium," has Kwajalein, Maelolap, Wot-
swain's Mate William Noon n (right). Lrdr. Smith retires after been one of the moat favorite je :Mille, Jaluit, Eniwotek and
performed under difficult flying 30 years active sen ice. spots for young men and women Wake Island.



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Deadline Date ".'';;:iI''M." '.\, ,...,...,J ',: .
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Fixed For EntriesIn "

Photo Contest

All Navy and Coast Guard

"shutterbugs" here, who have
been on active duty for more 'f I

than 90 days, are eligible to enter ,t
the Sixth Naval District

Photography Contest, a preliminary r t Srati
step in entering the Fifth y WAS

Inter-Service Photography Con- L

f test this fall.

Black and white photographsand I

color transparencies taken I _. _._.._ ... .L': .
------ -------------- -- --
after May 1, 1953 (no official INTERVIEWED-Lcdr. Charles Ackley, one of the chaplains
military photographs acceptable at NATTOnter, talks ever their coming marriage with Donald MARRIAGE LICENSE-Theresa Cromley, marriage license
) should be submitted! to the Koontt, SA, of NATTC Communications, and Anne Myers, Stlnk in the Duval County Courthouse Interviews Donald Koonta, I
of Military Personnel Office: as the couple announce their desire SA, and Ann Myers, SA, as they apply for a marriage; certificate
NAS Special Services officer, to wed.
Building 930, or to the NATT-

Center Building Special 614, before Services the close officer of, } Seldom A Weekend Goes By That MaritalMusic 1

business July 12. They will then
forwarded to the Commandant x Is Not Heard From The Chapels 1

Sixth Naval District, where
they will be judged and prizes
/Tve' never been In any Naval command where there are as many
awarded. to those interested. Private I meetings
weddings as there are at the Naval Air Technical Training Center
with the chaplain can ala
To Select. 50 ar each month declares Lcdr. Charles W. Ackley. one of five Navy
Entries that survive the Dis be arranged.
Chaplains I assigned to the Center.
trict competition will be sent to .
and --------
for both Catholic
the Group Selection Contest to ) Average ia between age, holt courtships, nonrated
be conducted \ Protestant marriages personnel and Immediacy of sep
by ComFOUR. A
month and
seven and eight per )
board of t aration. In such cases they; advisea IfElTEl
judges designated by \. seldom does a weekend go by that
waiting period but If the
the Commandant young
Third Naval marital music is, not heard from
still is determined wed,
couple to
District, will select the 50 best the the oaks.
chapels among .
the Is '
black-and-white photographs and The serviceman today has become ceremony and generally sanctioned The Adult Education! Aasoclo
12 color transparencies for final a family man and the Chap peiformed. lion of Jacksonville has: come up
competition in the Fifth Inter- '; lain Corps encourages military Sin with a schedule of courses which
Service Contest. I weddings performed by a chaplainof the cabin, of younger personnel should be of Interest to most men

As entries are eliminated, they the faith of the couple es- especially at the Naval aboard the station. These coursesare
will be returned to owners. Black pouses. Air Technical Training Center offered evenings in Jacksonville
and white photographs will not "It has been m)' excellence" where many are students and High Schools.(
be returned unless so requested.All Chaplain Ackley points out. "that I, transfer to separate duty stations I Topics run from. academic subjects .
color transparencies will be marriages among churchgoing I is eminent, this point Ix expressly such: as Mathematics, English

returned without request, but couples have a much better chanceof emphasized. I Science and Social Studies,
J the Department of the Navy can enduring since they tend to' "Definitely discouraged," says to Woodworking, Metalcraft, and
assume no responsibility for loss establish solid foundations for Chaplain Ackley, "arerunaway Painting. Of course, these are
or damage. wholesome homes and are con- marriages, outside the church and only a few, for the Adult Education /
Rules Listed stantly I learning the meaning and often Outside the state. In the Association has done an excellent

Specific rules have been formulated I MR. AND l\IRS.-1\lr. and Mrs. necessity of sharing lesponsibihty case of Navy chapel marriages job .or lining up course
for all levels of the con Donald Koontr parade down for their lives together." The there is a minimum of expensefor j of general and special interest.
tests. These rules are availableat the aisle after their wedding percentage of divorces Id vel' y the couple, almost nothing, I This is an excellent chance for

the Special Services depart. ceremony was at All one Saints of approximately Chapel.Their's much less among people possess. and tht'rent'vcl' la any questionof personnel to supplement their pie-
ments, and must be followed to eight service weddingsa ed of a vital faith, it 1.i proved. legality. service education. If you have any
the letter or entries will be disqualified month at the Training: Center More mature petty officers: are questions about!] the program, we
Young# couple here first under. encouraged in their wedding plans can try to answer them for you
Marine Corps personnel are invited take a guidance course conductedby where no immediate separationor at I & E.: Come to Building 055! ,
to participate in the Inter. Lake Shore High a' chaplain of their faith. They financial problems ate Involved. Topside, or call ext. 8550. '
Service meet for several hours with their S .
contest, but will conduct .
separate preliminary contests. Slates Graduation advisor. The sanctity of marriage "The very duly of a man-of- -_m____ _.____
Complete information can be obtained compatability, problems of hous warsman or an airman in the
from the commanding officers Rites At King Hall ing and finance, family life and Navy makes a marriage very un Request $350,000,000For
religion are all reviewed
of the Marine Barracks certain unless the couple Is mature
and I II' The chaplains admit they frank. and of Military HousingThe
MAD, NATTCenter. Graduation exercises for Lake sure the stability of
Shore High School students will ly discourage marriages of servo their vows," the chaplain commented House Armed Services Committee j ,
I' Chief Barrett of Fasron 9 be held at NA TTCenter', King ice personnel under 20 years of "The! Chaplain Corps Is is considering a Defense
Hall Wednesday June 9 at 1000. ready to advise and help all ser- Department request for $350,000
Piped Out After 22
The Lake Shore Glee Club, un KindergartenScrolls vice personnel in their marital- 000 to build about 25,000 new milItary -
Fasron Nine's leading Chief, der the direction of Henry Terry, problems," he emphasized. family housing units. The

,, Thomas Barrett, Jr., ADC, was and the Lake Shore Orchestra, To A fine shelf of books on pros money was asked as an amendment .
piped out of the Navy last Wed under the direction of John Mar- pective marriage is maintainedin to the Public Works Bill
nesday after 22 years. cellus, wilr also participate in the the library adjacent to the I (AFPS).
The veteran chief was piped out program. 4 Chaplain's office and is available _
in Impressive ceremonies, w i t height Class officers are George Pear Thirty-one mall fry," childrenof
chiefs representing more son, president; Linda Wahl, first Navy parents became proud
than 100 years of active duty, act vice president; Mary Lee Bone, possessors of graduation certifi T.HAT'5 LIABLETO
ing as eideboya. Lcdr, Walter R. second vice president; Welcome cates from Kindergarten: in ceremonies : HAPPEN .TO
Cover, executive officer of Fas- Shearer, treasurer; Dona Bridger, last Friday at the Navy ANYBODY BUT THIS
ron Nine concluded the ceremonies chaplain; Audrey Porcher, secre Wives Nursery, Building 560.
by presenting Barrett with tary, and Sam Vaccaro, sergeant- Certificates were awarded by COULD ONLYHAPPEN /
his release papers to the Fleet at-arms. Lake Shore High School Linde Forsythe, manager of the TO
Reserve. principal is John T Rowell. Nursery, in the presence of parents A ROLL IN

and teachers MI fl. Allen ., MAYHEM
Scarbrough and .Mi IS. S u m n e r
f I Combat Veteran Is PO-of-the-Week I Whatley. DRVE,

Certificates were presented to / ORIY SLO
(This .In the 3ind ta the Nofa I Craft saw action aboard the USS four-year-olds Brad Culbertson, S is M Y = I two FOOLSMAYMEET
? Air Technical Training. Oriskanywhich J
Johnny Clement, Gene Peer, Ed- '
Center's t Pctty-Officer-of-the- transported j ward Mayer, Lee Norvell, Linda yME j,. ';

Week aeries) Jack- '' Hanway, Diane Austin Thomas FQ _
Former "plank-owner" of the sonville's own Fuhrman, Michael Andrews, Ann Pr
t iy, USS Washington Martin Craft, Red Rippers of ] Pruitt, Mark Hanson Jack Alcaro -
, BM2, MAA custodian of the gym VF-11 to the Amie Col. ,
Johnny r
nasium locker is this week's petty West Coast. He j mery and Cissy Crosnoe I11_:;,; ,.. sL1'

officer served with Bruce Burrows, Mary Clement, %;,, .
As "plankie" aboard the Wash another air; Nancy Imholte, Alice Oltmer, Den \%',_ .? l ) ,
ington, Craft served through WWII group in KOrean nis Lubthuck, Carolee Crosnde,
from Murmansk through Guadalcanal I waters for I Wayne Starkes, Louis Johns, tl "/ ".

Marshall and Gilbert Islands several months Beverly Ross, Carol Ann Odom, / .
II in 12 major engagementsin afterward Kristle Tendall< Keith: Dawson: I "
, the Pacific. A former South Carolinian, Candy Christman Silly Donahue
During the Korean conflict, Craft Is a converted Floridian. and Stevie Johns



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3 3t j'r'r j Page Four JAX AIR NEWS ___ 3 3_ Juno 1954


f 'Acute9 Medical BOXThe

Credit Union Is the best
Aid Situation
I friend a man can have. Of course,

have to need a friend to really
\ Washington (AFPS) The you -

Navy has taken steps to relieve appreciate him. Likewise with

the "acute" condition of its medical your credit union: you have to be

care for dependents. down and out or flat on your

AINav 16 of May 12 outlines
back, and no one to turn to, toreally
a policy which the Navy hopes
appreciate. what your credit
will allow efficient "of
more use
union can do tot you.
doctors and therefore make the
service i for dependents'more But why go to such extremes?
Why wait so long or get yourselfinto
available and at the same time
such situations, before
maintain maximum care for the
fleet. call on your credit union for help?

Y pu don't have to be at the point
officers and senior
Commanding of! death to go to the hospital.

officers present are now author- ff'LjX Similarly you don't need to be
ized and directed to issue full or Insolvent
: financially before the
part time TAD to organizationally
credit union can be of help to ,
assigned medical officers to aug-
ment medical staffs at local Na- \
1 M
val hospitals or dispensaries to
assist independent care. ; i A man who has worked for the

Navy here for two years, had not

To go along with this, the ._.....--.._........ .-.0>,,___._, __..,_ ......_... joined the credit union becauseno
AlNav states that as far as practical one had asked him to. Seriously
Naval physicians should be FIRST COMl\IUNION-Chlldren of Naval personnel culminated six months preparation when -
relieved of much administrative they made their first Holy Communion at St. Edward's Chapel May\ 23. Front row are, (left to membership in this organization -
as right) William Clum; Robert Smith; Kathleen Thoma; Janet Crotty; Keitha Kasnlas; Janice Clampet; is not by Invitation only. Every -
work as possible so that more Martin Hill, and John Rochford. Second row: John Quisle; Dominic Conte; Cheryl Mueller; Elea employee as well as military
of their time can be spent in pro- nor Geir; Dianne Smith; Conner Petrie and Kenneth Kasnias. Back row: David Conover; Bruce personnel in the Duval County
fessional services. Evenson; Catherine Bolger; Diane Holmes; Frances Counihan; Mary Keel; Catherine Dunning and I
Shirley Crosby. Standing In rear are Mrs. Frank.Lodeska; member of Ladles Sodality who assisted area is eligible to join. I
The ALNav adds that this is an I In instructing and Capt. Herbert P. McNally, senior chaplain who conducted the mass. C t

Interim measure Have you ever considered how
'Checked Aircraft -SAFETY much money you will earn in the

Pickup Dates Listed Out' In All Type next ten years, and how much

I Box Score you will have left at the end of

By Not New Shop Fleet Aircraft Service SquadronSix SNJ, SNB, PBY series, P4Y-2 that time? Assuming that you
tenants remindedof now boasts a pilot who is Disabling Injuries Through earn $3,500 a in ten
are series, J2F, TDM, RiD series, year years
pickups by the Not New "checked out" in every single engine R5D, P2V series, XAJ, AJ-1, F7F, Tuesday, May 83: that amounts to 35000.

Shop June 8 at Dewey Park jet and prop, type aircraftin F6F, F8F series, VF3D, F3D ser- This Month 0 Why not start paying yourself

and June 15 at the enlisted service with the Atlantic Fleet. ies, FH, F2II series, F9F series, This Year 5 a salary? Pay yourself $5.00 a
He is Joseph E. Clark ACC (AP), Last
housing on the station. TV series, XAD, AD series, AF Days 28 week, or $10.00 a week, or whatever -

Everyone is asked to clean Enlisting in the Navy in 1938, series and PV2. Lost-Time Accident you think you are worth, or

their closets for clothing, house- Clark has logged impressive. Since coming I to Jax from ;GIRGABOAMJune whatever you can afford to pay

hold effects and furniture since 3,000 hours of flight time in 50 NATTC Patuxent River in July Safety Slogan yourself. Deposit this money in

. this is the last collection until different types of aircraft since 1953, Chief Clark has continuedhis "Help Rescue SafetyAccidents the credit union and, after you

fall. All monies made from the beginning bis flight training in diversified flying at Fasron Are Killing It." have built up a fund, do somethingwith

i sale of donated aitlclcs go to 1914. This includes fighters, at- Six. Ample opportunity to test and Remember this slogan It it. At the end of ten years

:haritable causes. tack planes, transports, patrol ferry all current types of aircrafthas means money.Seasickness'is. you will have something to show

planes and trainers. been provided him by the for your work.

At a glance at his log book I carrier aircraft pool maintainedhere You are Jnvlted to Join the Jax

Blimp Bomber I shows first pilot time in the N2S, I II. for the Atlantic Fleet when you travel Navy Federal Credit Union. Offices -

I. across the ocean by rail. 'are located in Building 40,

700MileMercy _, M inside.
Fly .n. ": ."''''
I ,. r .

MissionA ..:"'" ,'" < : ,, ",<": Safest' Tag Put

long range "mercy flight"by ,'. :, On Navy DriversA

a "blimp" and a fleet bomberwas ..
survey by Government Ser-
injected into the current antisubmarine SALTY HUMOR FROM y'Ye
c vices Insurance Underwriters, San
operation "Asdevex," '1
HERE AND THEREThe Antonio, reveals that the top
being conducted by the Navy far
three grades and officers of the
off the coast of :Florida, when fat man and his wife were "" ) i:'::;!
Navy are among the safest drivers -
a submarine crewman, Robert J.Beldcn returning to their seats in the
i in the world.
englneman fireman, fell theatre after the intermission.

victim to an acute case of appendicitis "Did I tread on your toes as I r The company, which specializes I

I went out?" he asked a man at in military and government employee -

The "blimp," from the Naval the end of a row. ". ...:.;"",,, -< ". *. > insurance, said its policy

Air Facility, Glynco, Ga., disregarded "You did," replied the other H'} : ...:,nf .-.. holders lead 48 other occupational

.the hazard of darkness to grimly, expecting:% an apology at f ; :::'.:;: ; 1; ik i classifications in driving safe-
effect the first submarine to least. ;: ::i:' ly, and that the safe-driving practices -

..,.,t.:.. of and
"blimp")) transfer ever known to The fat man turned to his wife. ": ; "jo., top three graders
have been accomplished at night. "All right, :Mary," he said' "thisis \ officers Insured helped produce
the company's low loss ration of
With its ailing passenger made our row." \' 39.1. They compared this to the

comfortable as possible, the .
as 12.5
e five-year average of 35 leading -

'blimp" headed for Nassau, West Little boy: "'Teacher asked me -.-.................--........ companies writing auto insurance
Indies, some 300 miles from the today; if I had any brothers and on- the
point of pick-up. sisters. I told her I was an only Student Gets His DESIRE GRANTED -James
Bessette, AA, of AO School Government Services intend to
Waiting there was a Fleet AirWing child. wanted to ride in a jet as his ay.off this low accident rate in
Eleven bomber, from Patrol Mother: "And what did Teacher prize in the monthly "What's
'Secret Desire' hard cash, and will pass on premium
Squadron Five, which carried say f"Little ; Your Desire?" drawing in King
savings of up to onethirdthis
Selden to the Jacksonville Naval Boy: "Thank goodness.. Hall. Ralph Dunkle, ADAN
Goes Aloft in JetJames plane captain, straps Bessette year. The company writes
Air Station. t into the jet at Fasron Six. automobile insurance in all of the

The final 400 miles of "mercy Every man is entitled to life, Bessette, AA, is the states and territories of the U. S.

flight" was accomplished when liberty and a car In which to pur only member of his class at Avia being given, within reason, satis- and in Japan, Okinawa and the

the patrol plane was met by a sue happiness. tion Ordnanceman School at faction of a "secret desire. Philippines for first three graders,

Navy ambulance which took Sel- i C Through the officers and
NATTCenter to claim the distinction cooperation of Fas government em

den immediately to the Naval Said the Australian as the of flying in a jet, and it all ron Six and Comdr. Richard Mill ployees.
hit' him in the back of .
Hospital. boomerang
came about as a result of a secret of the Instrument Flight Train-
He was rushed to surgery and is the head;: "Things have taken a desire. NAVY READIES
ing Unit detachment, and in
now recovering from an appendix turn for the worse.
Bessette always wanted to tide
pany of Lt. ( Gus SPARROW MISSILEThe
operation. Jg) Kinnear,
in a jet and last Friday he had
Navy receiving
A farmer, deciding his son his desire fulfilled when he made the 200-pound Bessette, was bund- scheduled now
deliveries of the
A sailor was just given a bot- needed education, sent the boy to his wish known during the "What's led into a training jet and taken super-
sonic Sparrow I, an advanced model
tle of scotch. On his way across live with his uncle a professor My Desire" contest operated by aloft. of the air-to-air guided missile

the street he was hit by a car at Columbia University. A year Special Services at the Center. 4..
system, after more than seven
and thrown to the street. Pick later the farmer called to check The AO student's ticket was Deliver 20.000th FighterA years development.
ing himself up, he started to walk his sons progress. "How's my boy one of hundreds in a sealed box streamlined FJ-3
Fury Jet, The Navy is now training per-
away when he felt a trickling makin' out?" he asked. and drawn between the first and the 20,000th fighter
built sonnel to operate this missile
down his pant leg. Said the prof: "Fine. He's the second movie showing. One Wednesday by the North American Aviation
which is to be used by carrier-
I "Oh, Lord," he sighed, "I'm smartest durn critter I ever did each month such a drawling Inc., has been delivered to thNavy. e based Jet aircraft of the Atlanticand

hoping that's! blood." see" will be made with the winner AFPS), Pacific

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3 June 1954 JAX AIR N'E' WS Page Five

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a.v ks

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Join the latest fad and "Do it

yourself." Local. exchanges have

items such as: U-makea-moc's to I

make your own moccasins or

lamp shades with complete paint

ing kit and instructions for painting. -

a .
Install it yourself See the "

Country Store for portable alum

inum clothes lines-100 inches of

7 line on one post. _

Shop the Country Store and
find hundreds of items for the
MOBILE BANK-The station's only armored car picks up pay. I "Handy Man" such as: Paint
rolls from( Jax banks and brings them out to NAS on payday. ENERGY FOR JETS-William Bradley, mechanic, drives NC.
kits electric drill
Window in side permits roving cashier to cash checks as well as 5 energizer which costs $16,000. Black cylinder to right of driver spray sets,
hand out greenbacks The NAS Transportation divisions looks after will generate up to 1000 amperes when unit charging jet en- electric hand saws, planes, levels
a variety of vehicles and equipment in addition to just sedans gines. Energizers are also mounted on trailers. Just another in the and the like.
and pickups. variety of vehicles at NAS Jax.
New arrivals at all exchangesare

1,200 Vehicles Housed At NASax the portable, self-supporting
hammocks in attractive pattern.

Variety Of Vehicles For Multiple ChoresNAS Bill Aims. For

Jax vehicles put 57- craft by the scruff of the neck a day. Unified OffDutyEducation

860 miles on their collective and loads them on carriers as For manicuring the acres and

speedometers during Mayas easily as a dog picks up her pup- acres of NAS grass, 33 power Policy
they skimmed, I lumbered, pies. It can hefndle 15 tons at a mowers from small, gasoline push
crawled, floated, rolled, scoot- time. types to tractor-towed models are Wellington (.\Fl)8)-) Off-duty

ed and mowed more than "22 Speaking of cranes, NAS usesa in service.A education is one step nearer to
times around the earth." standardization t
throughout hit.
fleet of truck-mounted cranes magnetic sweeper with a
Traveling to every nook and including scoop shovels of all de powerful electro-magnet hanging Armed Forces.

cranny of the station, these same scriptions. Then there are Krane down from the middle ]licks up Section 730 of HR 8873-the

vehicles last month drank 63- Kar derricks which will hoist and nails, bolts and nuts and other House Appropriations Bill con
338 gallons of gasoline and devoured mount aircraft engines weighingup hunks of iron and steel. solidates the program for all l Ser

3,484 quarts of oil to 10 tons. But probably the most wierd vices. Under the House version,

These statistics come from the Another giant crane is "Buck looking vehicle of all is the straddle 75 percent of tuition and expenseswill
ecords of the Transportation department i now be payable for officers
Rogers, a truck-pulled tourna- truck which hauls lumber for -
. which must keep tab pull crane which can hoist 25 tons the Supply department. This truck LAWN SHAVER Robert and enlisted men of all Services. f
on each of the station's 1,200 vehicles without straining a muscle. This will carry up to 800 square feet Cubley, mechanics operates a Officers taking advantage of i
and pieces of equipment toro gas mower which puts this program must, however,
derrick is used for removing lumber an underslung stomach -
all the that fine shave on lawns. Some obligate theiriNch for .
ranging way from pint. an n crashed aircraft from the runway. beneath the driver. 33 movers, push-type to large-
sized scooters on up to a mammoth two yearn of nrllvo
Among other vehicles and piecesof Occasionally you might glimpsethe sized mowers, are used here.
floating crane located at armored duty on completion of (ho plural j
equipment which transportation car hauling 'payrolls
Mayport. from 0600 until 2300, make Ion program.
in between downtown Jacksonville,
people keep top running
NAS VEHICLES transport peo condition are: the Station and Cecil Field. many off-station trips also. Previously, only the Air Force
pIe around and perform useful PLANES ARE TOWED in and Then of course there are theI I was able to maintain the 75 percent -

tasks just like faithful servants. GAS REFUELING trucks, die- out of hangers by 41 "mule" trac sedans, pickups, and stake trucks figure for both officers and
sel-electrlc powered rail locomo tors which the that are permanently assigned: to EM. The Army had been allowed
Yet, as big a blessing as the serve squadrons,
which will
tives semi-trailers haulup
the various units. the same figure )until a few
transportation system is, the var. NATTC and NARTU. These useful
to 30 tons, bicycles and motor.
; led assortment of vehicles and I "animals" behave like puffing Each vehicle at NAS is special. ago, was gradually re-

equipment demand constant main cycles. tug boats that jockey ships in ized and suited to a "T" to the duced. Until, this past year Only
( tenance, repair and overhaul. Mobile floodlights, bulldozers, and out of harbors. job it must perform whether pulling EM were eligible for the 75 per-
concrete mixers, road graders, cent aid while lieutenants and
When a vehicle throws a rod, Seventeen diesel and g'as-<1dven a P2V Neptune, rushing a
burns out a bearing, or when portable air compressors for air passenger busses travel from one baby to the hospital, trimming warrant officers could got 50 per-
hammer used in breaking con- cent aid.The l,
something equally disastrous hap end of the station to the other in grass around the chow hall, or
crete 10-ton road rollers and arc its
pens, it is pulled into one of four about 15 minutes. These busses, bringing in 50 hostesses from Jax Navy gets off-duty aid
garages and repaired. The 91 civilian welders. which run every day of the week for a station dance. from a general training fund, but
For starting up Jet planes, for purposes of law, is included
mechanics, electricians and ....... _..
trailer and truck-mounted energlzer In the House Dill and is subjectto
painters who work in these gar units are used which generateup the same restriction

ages can rebuild any motor, trans. to 1,000 amperes of electricity. The House Bill makes no I ic-
mission or differential or any Ambulances, crash trucks and strictions due to rank.
component of the 1200 pieces of .
fire trucks are ready to spring
equipment.All into action during emergencies.
of the vehicles used by NAS 0 & R and Supply employ 200 r MOVIESMAINSIDE

can be thrown Into one of three fork lift tractors each of which

classes automotive (sedans and can readily lift n'% tons on its
pickups), Material handling* (fork two "fingers." Thursday, 3 June
dell Below Zero .____....Alan Ladd
tractors), or construction (bulldozers ON THE STRENGTH of a ben '
Friday, 4 June
). eficial suggestion, Public Works
Father Was A Fullback ....._......_
AMONG TilE MOST designed and built a lawnedgerfor
I .-......-.-.?_ Fred McMurray
acquired pieces of equipment is trimming grass around con
Saturday, June
the floating derrick crane at May- crete walks. When operating, this '
Phantom From The Rue
port. This_ monster picks up air machine eliminates about 20 menTHE : e _._ Patricia Medina

h 'eebQ .yg A Thursday, 3 June

Y Men Of The Fighting Lady _..__.. .

r. --..._-._.._.-_. Van Johnson
i/L Friday, 4 June

Hell Below Zero __Alan Ladd
: .. Saturday, 5 June
1": ;:;":.,.':..:} ':..F. :'''':' / tE'71-... J., :: ::"'. : >><:::..fJ.:: ..'"' Father Was A Fullback ____
> t : '" '.
: :: : < s' ______ Fred McMurray
..." .,- k lr, IIOSPITAL
'l'e .... _- THE WIERD-This square-jointed straddle truck looking like Thursday, 3 June
--..,.,.- 1- came out of the "Wizard of Oz" is the lumber carrier. The truck Joe Louis Story _Coley Wallace
'" lumber in the "stomach": under the driver. It will carry up Friday, 4 June
=- <,(t: to 800 square feet of lumber. Men Of The Fighting Lady __

J I __._ Van Johnson
I Air News, SIO Need Additional WritersThere I Saturday, 5 June

is a dire need for writ- red, but experience is not absolutely Hell Below Zero _.....Alan Ladd

ers and reporters to fill several necessary. After June 1, 1954, the Hospitalwill
existing vacancies in the Interested personnel are ask have only one showing at

Jax Air News and NAS Serv- ed to contact the editor, room 1900.
ice Information offices. 230, Main I Administration .
Is the monstrous "Buck Rogers" crane "I'm not home sick," said the
BIG BABY-Here Personnel with newspaper Building, or phone extension
which will tote up to 25 tons. This truck-pulled: tournapull rrane- writing experience are prcfer- 8184. miserable] recruit "I'jn HERE-
derrick' removes crashed aircraft from the runway si kl"

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Page Six JAX AIR NEWS v 3 J June 1954Mainside

Nines Scramble I TIME-OUT I

For 1M Playoff Berths

John McCaffrey, the wiry

v All but three entries In the 13-team Mainside Intra righthander who compiled a

mural Softball League have live chances to make the forth. 12-6 mark with Jax Navy en

coming runner-up trophy playoff before the campaign closes route to the 52 City League

Wednesday, June 9, championship, was a visitor

With the pack engaged in heated here for two weeks.
FAW-11 ((1-7)), Supply (1-8)) and
dispute for elbow room in the VP-18 had been mathematically With the Naval Statlen nine

first division, undefeated Fasron' eliminated from trophy contention. at YokoAuka, Japan, John made

309 ((9-0)) has apparently baggedthe four starts and war a winnerIn
winner's marbles unner-up VC-62 ((7.1)) is a
each lie was dormant
game and one-half oft the pace
tt- The Beavers, defending all- through most of the 33 season
set by Faaron 109. Tenth place
Station flag owners, were not ex- One of John's decisions was t
VW-4 (3-6)) Is six games pear
pected to encounter difficulty in {, no-hit shutout against the Fourth
The field bunched + + ; I
between ;
game this week with VP-18 ((0.7)) VC- S Marine Regiment, of which he

and VP-5 ((4-5)). 62 and VW-4, Inclusive, can conceivably modestly quipped, "A night game
make of the"four
one "
VC-6 In SecondIn and no lights.
berths for the runner-up trophy He's seriously considering a stint

games through last Friday, ; playoff I I nwn.oawa.E ..,,_-......-.-"'...<... ,.........-----_- with the pros before joining his

: Four Team Playoff BEATING THE TIIROW-Paul Clark, FaetuLant third base. father in Cleveland in the insure

Popular Pro-Am Included are Operations ((6-2)), man, makes a desperate reach for the ball as an unidentified VP- ance business.

NARTU ((6.2)), Faaron Six ((4-2>, : 18 runner appears to have beaten the toss during action at a ret
cent Mainside intramural Softball contest at Hospital Field Faetu I Among the major I league
Hospital ((4-3)), Com Fair Jax (5-5)( 'I
Tourney Draws Lant defeated the winless Patrolmen, 195. Umpire. is Jack Lucov- club which have their eye on
FaetuLant v(3-5)( ) and VP-5. I sky McCaffrey are the Milwaukee

Host Of EntriesThe Intramural Director Frank Mc I ,. Braves. Jacksonville skipper Ben
Caffrey indicated the second and +'> : Geraghty had John work out

weekly Pro-Am golf tourneys fourth place finishers and the j I r( JA i), {(,' :niiriitu'. with the local Brave lost week

recently revived, are find- third and fifth would vie with Wh ate v e r his choice, John

ing favor with a multitude of the winner's meeting for the trophy ." > should be a natural He has the

station linksters with each week drive, intelligence and manners so

seeing bigger and bigger entry MalnsKle's champion will duel ., 'G' "" ftr' needed for success on the out

lists. with a representative from NATT- ." ... side John's many friends here I I

Center for the All-Station title. H wish him the best.
In the finest round ever posted '
At the present time there is a .. ,,, I
in any station Pro-Am event, .
schedule conflict regarding termi Since Lucky Luttrell was benched 1
the team of Webb
Harry pro,
nation of the west-side schedule, II by the Charlotte Hornets two '
Bill Lembeck, Tom Fiori and Ed
weeks ago this office has been 'I'
Lat Week's Score
Edwards teamed for a net 29.
Thinclads Fliers
"PRO-AM! competition offers Iron Man Trophy points will be Eglin Tip over-run inactivity with inquiries regardinghis I

awarded on the basis of von-lost
high-scoring golfers a chance to
records In a three-week span, Lucky's
team with low-par linksters," Mainside.including playoff gamesat As Settle IssueFor batting averaged dropped ninety-

says professional Jack Harvey, Results of games played last Jumpers seven points, although he beganto
"with the betterthanaverageswingers
find the range with the long
competing as the pro. week Fasron 109 10, FaetuLant three-quarters of an hour, broadjumpers battled ball.

This type of links play is becom-. 0; VP-5 15, ComFalr Jax 8; across the pits under the waning afternoon shadows on Upon investigation It was dU-

ing increasingly popular" Operations 2, Supply 0; NARTU Lackawanna Playground before Scotty Kobus leaped 20 feet, covered that he uggrevated" a.
8; Supply 1; Operations 15 Com-
Pro-Am events are held each Fair' Jax 5. 7 inches, to give Eglin AFB a GG'/' & to 61 /, victory over the wrist Injury incurred with Jax

Wednesday afternoon at the spacious Fasron Six 1, Hospital 0; NAR Jax Navy-Marine track squad last Thursday, Navy last Reason and I III undergoing -

6,593 yards station layout TU Eglln carried a one point advantage therapeutic treatments!
I I 17, VP-18 0; Fasion 109' 12 TRA'K HKSIH.TS;
and all personnel are invited to VW-4 1, and VP-5 17, Supply 7. into the ba'oat1Jump, concluding Mile Run-Won by Kotsuba, Navy; for an indefinite period
compete. Adams, Navy, second; Young ll'om.1o.glln. In all probability, he'll be.in.
I No scores were reported for VP- event on a program of : third Time 4:326:
WEEKLY Blind Bogey honors 440-vaid( Dash-Won by Kobui F.glln the lineup Monday night when
18 vs. FAW-11, VC-62 vs. VW.4 15, where a win by the local Fliers ; I second; Lumpkin -
were snared by Comdr. J, H. and Hospital vs. FaetuLant. Klln( .r "d.NaTrrn -2. the Hornets launch a four-game
would .have revrsed team 100-yard( Dash-Won by Nelson, Navy series with Jacksonville: at Myrtle
Westmoreland who matched the
I ; Travis, Jo:{ lIn. second; Kobu, LgJin. -
winning number of 78 with 91- scores. third. 1'101-10 flat Avenue Park.Servicemen.
Waves Slate Games 120-yaid high' llurdies-11'on bv Gra
13. Johnny Kotsuba, from the Na- ham, Navy; Mow, ERiln, necond; Owens are reminded that
val ,Hospital, breezed in first In ERlln. third. 'l'lme-lS.5.: they may attend any of theDravt's'
Low gross rounds of 73 turnedIn At HAS Pensacola 880-ymd Run-Won by Christensen
by Bob Wallace and Bill Scar- the mile and two-mile, while Mar- Navy; Blount, Eslln. second; ,'Sheffield home games for fifty cents
Eglln. third. Tlmf'-:07.0.:!
Waves from NATTCenter travel ty Graham, of NATTC Poet Officer each upon presentation of an ID
brough were good enough for ZXVyard; Dash-Won bv Trails Eglln -
second place. I to Pensacola for games Fridayand running his last race for \lln; third Nelson,Time Navy-, 23:3.second: ; Kobus. La- card.

Saturday with their counter- the Fliers, copped both hurdles.On Two-mile Run-Won by Kotsuba. Navy *
parts at NAS Pensacola : Adams, Navy, second; fliornion, A healed rivalry between the
and Cor-
a rain-soaked track, Fred Eglln. third. Time-1057.5.:
NATTC Skippers ry Field, respectively. 220-yard Low Hurdles I -Won by (Ira, dental clinic of Malnfthle and
Nelson, a Marine from AE-A :
ham Navy; Moss, Kelln, second; Owens -
An entourage of 12 players, under 'School, ran a 10-second 100-yard Kglln third. Time:'JT,8. was carried to the
Mile laY-Won by Fglln (Trails' lighted diamond last week
Meet To Choose Coach Gene Ashcraft, departed dash to win handily. Red Blend- mount, Ingraham, LuiQpkln), Tlme- .
3:37.0.: where the west-Mderti claimeda
Jax today and will return Sun heim, of VF-13 a newcomer here,
FIKI.D: EVKNTD: %1-6 decision.Ilaney .
Playoff EntryMarines day heaved the shot nearly 40 feet high Jump-Moss. Eglln. and 1'alm-'
er. Navy, tied for first. Hill and Ne \VooJley unloaded a
Players making the hip include to win. son Navy, and YounKstrom and Par three-run homer and Daniond
of Aviation Storekeeper Edna Christensen, Norma Flem- It was the final dual meet of 5'rottl, Eglln, tied for third. Height .
Pole Bernard tripled to lead the win.R
School swept three games last ng, Wilma: Ellenberger, Martha the season .for Jax Navy, which \'ault-Cray. Navy, and Irvine .
Hers Dosier Mill bested
Eglln tied for > Larry
week to gain the first divisionof Hall, Ann Lloyd, Cede and Pat now will set ita eights on the All- third: Helghth-10' 4 t,4"Sheffield. Kglla. Simonette on the mound.

the NATTCenter Intramural Gorsky, Norma Craig, Lee Tan. Navy Track and Field Champion Broad Jump-Won by Kobui, Kelln: ;
Roller "
Navy second; Nelson, Navy. *
Softball League ier, Virginia Fink, Norma Looa ships at Camp LeJeune, June 18 third. Distance"-20' 7".
long last, NAS Personnel
I Shot Put-Won by Blendhetm Navy;
The Leathernecks downed AGO and Ann D'Armond. and 19. Dunbar KRlln. second ,
; Cieatory Navy, gets into action in the City Recreation .
School, 12-6; AO-B School, 14-3, third. DIMance-39' 10V.
Discus-Won by Dunbar Efilln: Ku- Softball League as they
and then measured their school ". : .. 1sa Eglln second; Blendhelm, Nav ,
second halt
opens tonight at Glen
third. DlstAn'e-ll!} 4".
rivals, AK-A, 149. : l Javelin I -Won by Huge*, Kglln; Kur: Myra at 7:30 o'clock.
: I
: Illeh. Navy: Dunbar, Kglln, .
third DUtanc -
Jack Slay's big mace was the ''':. ""':".:,:>:,". ..<':" .., "..' .> ti -159' 3". Naval Reserves and Jax Terminal .
featured instrument in AO-A \ ;, .,' :',t .
i: -:<,:: :( ) i: are tabbed the teams U
School's 13-3 thrashing of Special : ::; ":; '
'.:.,: .'' tLCr.7T C beat by City Recreation sport
Services. Merle Platner led Per \ ,- : }Ii director Chuck Rogers. Prudential

sonnel to a 9-( decision over AN- ';, .: :: ': ,:' f r ri \ )? ji Life Insurance and the Big

P School. P Five complete the five-team cir

Managers met yesterday to C cuit.

'formulate plans for a play-off at tHrs .
.' i
NATTCenter to determine a rep- 1 ,

resentative for the All-Station 1: ,."'.!" '''''''-'''''-'''. if Entries Open For
.-.-:..:. .. iYaS ZZZ'..77
clash with Mainside. Horseshoe Meet

Other results: AE-A School 10, Like any other sport, golf has Entries for the NATTCenter

AE-B School 4f: Training Facili certain rules and regulations lorseshoe tournament, which

ties 16- AO-B School 14; NAWS which should be observed. These ;eta underway June 15: will be

School 14, Personnel 4, and Train rules have been made for you, the received Monday through Fri-

ing Facilities 13, Personnel 8. others playing and the good of Jay, June 711.Competition .
the course Itself.
STANDINGS will be held in

Truoi \\'. I.. G.BAKA RULE EIGHT oth singles and doubles in the
: School .. .. ......17 1 .
AO-A School ......,.....152 ii,i a. Always leave the greens a* pits behind the gymnasium,'
HAWS School ..........11 !5' 5 soon as you and those with you Building 515. "
/B-B School .........10 6 6
frl>eolul Services ......... 9 7 7 SHEET CHAMP Kenneth L. Pendergras of NARTU have "holed out." Do not waiton
AK-Marines .. ........, II 9 8 poses
the to talk
IraFuc .. .... .........7 8 81,' with some of the spoils he has won in Florida and southeasternskeet green or write' down ing group to hit tee shots before
personnel .. ... ......", 8 11 9U meets. The snarnshooting aviation electrician chief is co- score' .
AN-1' School .. .. ....... 7 10 914ACIO owner of the world's two-man team record. Among other skeet holing out. (Hole affected on the
School .. ....... 6 12 It b. Upon reaching the
green of station
course Nos. S 7 IS
are ,
AK-A School ..... ..... 5 11 It titles held by Pendergras are the State Sub-Small Class A, Small .
AO1J School/ ... ... ... S f 13 12 Gauge Class AA,All Gauge Class AA and Two-Man championship. par Mire hole, Invite this follow and 1C.)

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June 1954 JAX AIR NEWS Page


Fasron, Firemen I ; ;- : <: ..>;::;; 't ::f' I" <. r". Pensacola Netnten Jump .

Hold Pace In City ,

Softball CircuitFasron L4tfi t ..ttkj Into 6ND Tourney Lead .

109 made up for one of I Pensacola Navy netmen jumped off to a head start M j '''II.

two losses Suffered in Men's City .the Sixth Naval District Tennis Championships got underway

Softball League competition by I. at the Boone Park courts Tuesday afternoon.At .

tripping Hardage and Son, 2.1, the end of the first day's
last week at Lackawanna Park d. Don Anderson GC), 6.0,6-1;;
held 8 host I
Pensacola points
play, .
d. Al Williams
Don Clidewell, strong armed Frank Anderson (.1)) -
Jax Navy was second with 6,
Fasron chunker, fanned sixteen I (C), 6.1, C-0.
Charleston Navy had 5 and Corry
batters to edge Buddy Hartley Field and Green Cove Navy 2 :
I Glade P) d. John Ber-
in. a stout pitching duel. Jerry ( .
Fire Department remained: tied .s points apiece.A held at the key, 6-1, 6-0; Jim Skipper (J) d.

with -the Beavers for first place, banquet was Roger.Gilmore (GC), 6-1, 6-0;
Mainside following
coming from behind for a //S.( Lounge open- Martin Blumenfeld (C) d. WillisJ
ing round matches. Capt. L. M.
win over Cecil Field Winning ( ), 6.1, 6.2; Tom Swann P) d.
Stevens commanding officer of
hurler Jack Ramsey needed help Hillis Hume (CF), 6.1, 6.2; Zait-
Cecil Field NAS was the princI-
in the final inning from another zeff (P) d. Jack Candland J),
pal speaker. He was introducedby
veteran hurler, Wright Bledsoe, 6-3 97.
Comdr. John D. Blitch NAS
J d. Monnie
Anderson ( )
Lumbermen Lose "ON YOUR MARK"-Shouts Jim Ryan as be sends splashers Jax executive office.
Duane Watkins was hit freely or the Personnel swimming team through a practice grind at the Lewis (CF), 5-7, 6-2, 6-2; Fred

a. his NATTCenter mates fell to Mainside pool. Getting set for a practice plunge are Gerry Thomas, Pensacola Favored I Feed (P) d.< Louis Mazzola (GC),

9.3 reversal at the hands of left and Felix: Rodriguez The Ad Building crew will be entered The tournament Is under the .6-0, 6.1, and Harold Dachenhou-
a in the annual Mainside intramural tank meet Tuesday. Other entries supervision of Lcdr. Richard V.' sen (C), default winner.
Police Department received to date from and Services.
are Fasron Six Special Donahue, special services: officer Final round doubles and singles

In the Commercial League at of NAS Jax, and official host is matches are scheduled for

Lackawanna, OAR continued on Capt. Burnham C McCaffree, .
Fliers On Ninth Friday afternoon. Trophies will
the winning trail with a 10.8 decision NAS commanding officer. be presented to the championshipand

over Broward Lumber Co., Kenneth Stewart Boone Park
teams and also
in a game mailed by costly miscues I professional, is tournament director to f individual runner-up winners and run

Inning Squeeze Play I I ners-'up.

Glen Patterson led the winners'attack : I With Jax Navy placing only .

with a double and two There is a time-worn baseball theory that if you can, two men in the singles quarter

singles. It marked the second consecutive get past the ninth inning holding a lead you have the game I! finals, Pensacola stood an excellent SPORTS FROMYESTERYEAR

win for .0 A; R after six won. The Jax Navy Fliers haven't seemed to adopt this tac-\ chance at press time of wrap-
straight losses tic, however, for they've lost the last two ball games in the !ping up the team championship. .

Burgess Hot final inning after blowing comfortable leads. I First Round: I Another in a weekly feature

In another contest, Naval Hospital / Parris Island out 6-0 ----- I
wiped a Bill Willis (J) d. Tom DowneyGC that brings to life performances -

bested Fasion Six, 5-2. It I Jax Navy lead to win, 8-6, on I I outs"Blackie"and then got faltered two quick, allowing put- ( ), 6-0, 6-0; Larry Zaitzeff (P) on the Naval Air Station

was a complete reversal of a 1-0 j the strength of a two-nm ninth !sports scene from dusty! issuesof
and in less'than
four tallies five hits
struggle won by the Banshees in inning homer Then last F'ri-I the Jax AIr News.
I an inning's time. The visitors(/:' y
NAS intramural play last week.Hospital's Donaldson Air Force Base
from Creep lie S. C. had taken
; ; Ben Stars In
Smokey Burgess limited sprang from a 6.1 deficit to pusha i 1 I' 8-6 lead going into the Flier'shalf : I Lcdr. Russell Smith, USNR,
an >
the losers to four safe hitsin in the oC the I
run across top was named as new Physical
of the seventh. 'i
displaying a terrific change of ninth for a 9.8 victory ComFair Jax Training and Welfare officer!
Nielsen Homer
pace. Big sticks were providedby I Sanford NAAS cancelled a two- I j for the Naval Air Operational
A babble by the first baseman,
Terry Madden and Al St. Johns. game series slated for Mason Training Command here.
I a double by Joe Fay and single Tennis MeetThe I
Field this weekends' leaving the II III Lcdr. Smith ha been associated -
I by relief hurler Pat Patterson tied
home crew with another big gap script ran true to form with the.aviation physical -
it up in the seventh. A etching
Boxers Prep on the home schedule. double by Joe Sctudelli, his third during competition in the annual training program since its

Sheets filled I 1 ComFair Jax Tennis Tournamentlast founding in 1942 He was one
hit of the day, opened' the fateful i
For Weekly Two games with Patl ick'. Miapileers I ninth for Donaldson.The ," week at Boone Park When of the men assisting Comdrn./

were played Tuesday and I I big outfielder rushed home the firing had ended, heavily Tom Hamilton and Frank

of which ( favored Ben of San- Wickhorst In organizing the
Wednesday, scores were sin. 1 Sobieraj
ShowsThe with the winning tally on a
Ring not available at deadline date 'I gle and a neatly-placed> sacilflce 'I I ford's VC-5 had successfully defended vast program

first of weekly amateur Petey Sheets opened on the ,bunt And Patterson absorbed his the singles crown. I FIVK YEARS AGO TODAY

boxing bouts will be held Tuesday mound against Donaldson, giving first setback ot the campaign I'I'II I Sobiera] teamed with cohort The Jax Navy Fliers were

June 15, at the Jacksonville I up four runs and seven hits in asixinning II Ralph Nielsen, with a home run Leon Wilson of Fasron 109 to on the wrong end in three of

Arena. Pugilists from the Naval stint Sheets issued' a and single drove in four runs to I also take double honors. Bantam. four tilts played.. The locals

Air Station and NATTCenter will I pair of walks to open the seventh I pace the Fliers at the plate. His I II Ben defeatd Wilson, 6-0, 6.2 for dropped J a pair to Norfolk Navy

compete in the weekly attractions I and was immediately derrkked in roundhouse blast narrowly missed the singles title. 12-0 and 5-i, at the Fleet City

Jax Navy coach Dob Perkins favor of Earl Blackstock. ':'an array of cars'. parked In Mur- The champions scored a decis and gained a split with Eglin

said the bouts will be under AAU deiei..*' Row. I ive 6.0, 6.1 decision over the Field 8.6 and 15.17, at Mason

regulations and weights. Scrap Wolcmtyn Leave : doubles tandem of Roy Lang of Field. ,
pers from Green Cove Navy, Lack FLIERS' FARINGSe / Matt Woloszyn, in his swan ; Sanford and Cecil Field's Robert .
I I --- --- -- --
I e AB
awanna Playfield, Cecil Field' and slue/ ,,), 1 _.. < U : 1 8 1 ,Mo.UI""fVI song performance, was blanked in I II Love for the crack duos second
Wilder A. C. will also take part. d! 29 101: 21 32 1III\( ..!.MilXO I two trips to the dais, snapping a consecutive ComFair Jax doubles Special Service
rnr, If ._. 104 2* 31 SI 18 Pl!
Familiar to Jax: Navy'Mulnebox.ing Coughlin, a _..29 122 25 N M 81 .25 I seven-game hitting streak Wolos- crown.
zuarla, _._. .4 t 0 2 2 I 0 ,250"
fans are several fighterswho Trnll, t _.24 M 12 23 29 10. .277 zyn was separated from the service Sobieraj, Atlantic Fleet titlist, Post At CenterTo
have signified their intention' ri'hl' rt 0 23 .4 II 10 4 .261 the
JIDtIIDI.' p 7 IS 1 .1 8 1 .r>n I tills week. He was pacing Wilson, Lang and Lowe will enter -
of competing. I aide, J -.T 12 3 1 8 0 .2V hitters with a .311 mark for 29 singles competition at the Lt. Carnicom
Included are: Roy Jefferson, 180 Realer. 1e ..._.. _. 31 I 113 21 2T 2M III ,2" '
\kl.en rl3b __.82 108 IS i4! 22 II ,.222Pr1ee games t Com Air Lant Tournament, June
pounds of 0 & R; "Bull" Gil. oh .'_ 5 !8 R 5 0 4SJ 311edl. A 10-game hitting streak owned Released to inactive duty in the
% 2b == 109 29 23 S2 If :211Ranlle. I 7-11 at the Boone Park site.
Christ, 165, of T.3; Jimmy John- a _' '.11 88 r 8 II :1 I .211'' by "Granny"" Coughlin was al will team'with Wilson Naval Reserves, Lcdr. Peter I.
son, 170-pounder from BOQ Abe RIM, rh ... _..18 15 .4 a It I .200 Sobieraj I Culbertson, for the last thirteen
; rata, et _._.... f 11 0 2 2 0 ,.192funnrt 180 snapped by a quartet of Don and Lang with Love in doubles
Mcintosh, 147, VP-5; Jimmy i J _..-.. _.11) 21 .. .4 4 2 ..152Bale. {aldson hurlers!. month Special Services officer at
.. .. 9 2n J I I 0 .100 I I competition. The local entries I
Strange, 135, AE-A School, and 1I1.lIk. : P U 10 I J 1 1 0 ,1nO ; the Naval Air Technical Training
h' from
._ tf 10 20 24:1: 8 ,200Pi1k will face rough opposition :
Archie Bell, heavyweight from :\n' I Center, was retained as a civilian .
Charlotte .Hornets Go ComFair Quonset and ComFair
BOQ. ,,_ GIS j II It W L 'et. u director of Special Services.!!
.0 2311! 25 2 1 .4181 Norfolk.
P.ltf'' )
Among the Marine boxers are (Sonnet .. .. II 111 42 tl3 :5 I :S .OU: Against Jax BravesIn I Meanwhile, Lt. Francis E. Carn
Es- get! .__ II M 21 35 2 2 too Ail Lant tourney victors! will
Clyde 157 and Ramon
Page, ,
7..tllll. .. ._........ 3:\ 23 a 21 1 2 ..aulllatkltot'k icom, Phases officer at Airman
pmosa, 132, both of AE-A School, _.r 11 213 282! I 2 ..8133tanlacr Four Game StandThe I then participate in Atlantic Fleet ; Preparatory School wa named
__ 1 S 28 U2 J 3 .250
I II Finals at
and Bob Rodriguez, 112, of AN- I ,.1011 __ 6 114 11:11: 1 .. .200:/ Charlotte Hornets, neo competition Newport, Special Services officer.Lt. .
P School. !\Wt. ._ -- 1:1: 18 I' 0 2 I' I R. I., June 21.
----- I phytes of the Sally League, provide I I Carnlcom served for six I
the opposition for the open months in 1948 with the Welfare

I I ing of the next home stand of and Recreation office at NAS Jax.

| Linksmen Post 17-1 SlateWith I the Jacksonville Braves beginning and more recently, for 18 months!,

I Monday night. set Special Services
up acth'iUu.
17-1 record,
the Jax an Navy impressive golf team has closed 75, walloped the Hatters, 15-3 in, I The North Carolina entry. reentered at NAAS Cabaniss Field, Texii .

!DeLand. Bill Scarbrough with a the popular Class A loop Under Lcdr Culbertson the vast
out the most successful sea- '
son ever enjoyed by the varsity one-under par 71, paced the Fliersto after an absence of several years and varied Special Services pro

linksters. a 25.2 romp 'over Pan-is.Island. 'I The Hornets have already put in gram for thousands of students

The tee artists romped to 12 King-pint of the club all season an appearance on the local scene, who attend school at the Train.

straight decisions after stumblingto long have been Comdr Frank showing here in mid-April. ing Center was set up and ex

a 20.7 setback to the University Lyle "Lucky" Luttrell, popular -
Heyer, Lew Chaff, Bob Wallace, Jax Navy shortstop In 1952- panded. He was officer-ln-charge
of in the sea-
Georgia early able Ed Barnes, Lou Brozo and Bill :33 In catching on with (Zee fans of the Eastern Navy boxing teamat
son. The Fliers were never
to get a stab at avenging this Scaibrough. thin MeaNon.' The Washington San Diego this 'year and the

defeat. '- Also Bill Banow, Charles Sum- farmhand was with Orlando Navy's representative in the All. ,

The final two victories came at mitt, John larrabino and Ed Mc- before going t. the Navy. Service Championships at Lack.
Fadden. Charlotte will be in town Mon-
the expense of Stetson's young land AFB, Texas He was also
swingers and the Parrifl Island Scarbrough and Heyer depart day-Thut8day with Montgomery

Marine- Monday for St. Petersburg to represent coming back in for a three-game I Lt. Carnlcom. new' NATTC an active member ot the J a x:

Jax Navy, behind Lew Chaffs Jax Navy in the State stand next Friday. Special. Services officer. Navy pistol! team.r .
1 {I" I 4 't r r / I /



Eight JAX AIR NEWS 3 June 1 54am.mmtIl


VC-62. ,' VF-34

(Continued. from Pace 1) ,

FOR SALE mar Evans, the two VC-62 pilots,

:5 rm. CD home $5.000, 5443 Carder gave a first hand account of thedisaster

St Unwtot, Ph. 24075. .

2 bdrm. CBS home 5217 Marlene I LT. SHERRER of Bellaire,
Ave. Green Cow Springs 3365: !
. Ohio, was in his plane ready to
or Naval Hospital 2-9259, Lt w
I Hook. ? 9 jr take off .when the blast 'occur

, 3 s bdrm. home in Lake Shore sec red. "I was on the flight deck
tion. 5129 Camille Ave Ph. 8- and the explosion was below, andI

f 3566: Lcdr. Farrett. was "not able to observe muchat
2 bdrm. home, S117 W. 1st St. the outset" said Lt. Sherrer.
, W. L. Keller. lilt was hard to figure out just

t '3 bdrm. frame house, 4437 Shirley what had happened from my van-
Ave. Ph. 88-0263, Lt. Wheel- tage point and we did not actually *
er. realize the extent of the ex-

::3 bdrm. CB home in Westfield. plosion'until they started to bring
4447 Water Oak Lane Ph. 8C311. but the dead and the wounded.As .
the casualties kept coming,
27 ft. house trailer. George Filip : a, we then realized the severity of
Ph. 25626. the incident," added Sherrer.

.3 bdrm. brick home, 2131 Maple Lt. Evans of Canton, Ohio, who
Leaf Dr., E., Arlington. $1- was in the air at the time of the
EARN AWARDS-Representative of the 40 Overhaul and Repair
800 equity GI Mort. Ext. 8240. explosion, saw black smoke
employees who received beneficial suggestion checks totaling
.3 bdrm. house. Equity $1.800, $58 $1,215 To O&R fl,215 during April and May is this group Left to right are: erupting from the forward part
mo. 4470 Manchester Rd. Chap Charles Martin; Alger Green; Harry Daubert; Homer McKay; of the ship. "I didn't sense anything .
lain Humphreys Ph. 8-1809 or. Orville Belote; Samuel Elder; Capt. Leonidas Coates O&R offi- serious at the ..
Employees For cer; Joseph Hand; Carl Rhodes; Edgar Rowe; Albert White; Eu time; related -
ext. 648. gene Baker; Charles Jungemann, and Robert Thorn. Evans "but about five min
.3 bdrm. Ranch Type home in Vene- utes later the ship vectored us to
tia. Connecting garage screenedin Beneficial IdeasForty Fasron the beach. When the ship got to
FAW-ll Fasron 6 VF-22 109
porch and patio wall to wall port the extent of the explosionand

carpeting in living: and dining Overhaul and Repair de fire hit us, as we saw the cas
rooms radiant electric heat partment employees have received ualties being brought ashore."

throughout parque oak floors. checks amounting to $1,215 for Scouting Squadrons "THE ENTIRE operation of
5344 Della Robbia Way Ph. 8- beneficial suggestions during April -
tending to the wounded and evac
I iOtO. Zane. and May, FAW-ll uation of the casualties was bandied -
"White Hat of the Week" for out-
Leonidas D. Coates, in "
extremely well continued
FOR RENTS James: E. Lansberry J03, left standing performance and leader
making the presentations, stressed -
rm. (urn. apt. 746 Riverside Ave. that second the after four months TAD with the ship in the Electronics Depart Evans.
Ph. 7-4594 Mrs. Haskney.Fura largest to the earn such group awards was since Wing for Norfolk where he will ment. VF-34 lost two of its pilots and
2604 Post St. Mrs.Bray. board the USS Pittsburgh. Lans- I five enlisted men because of the
C. he
he had been Overhaul and Repair Born in Walterboro, S. ,
officer and all deserved personal berry will accompany NROTC graduated from St. Paul High I blast. They were Lt. (jg) R. E.
students on their middle cruise Barnes; Lt. (jg) G. J. Witvoet; E.
Business girl to share 2 bdtm. apt. commendation for their interest School at Hollywood S. C., and
Ph. 8-1906 Mrs. Lee. and ingenuity which will save the from Quebec, Canada to Havana, in January of '51 enlisted in the S. Martin AMI; C. H. McGhee,
3 bdrm. turn cottage opp. NAS Navy $14,127 the first year the Cuba. Navy AN; T..E. Moody, AN; J. E. Rivers -

$30. G. Schulz Air Base Trailer new ideas are in practice. Ralph Schneck QMS and Joe Marvin attended AN (P) and SD2, and T. C. Hackbarth,
Park. Mixon, PN1, discarded their School at NATTC Jax AO3.
Julian P. Dekle and George AE (A)
Furn.: garage apt. 2732 Vi Lydia. trestalude shared the I largest whites this week for civilian and reported to Fasron Six Oct. Three officers and one enlisted
$60. Ph. 2-5703, Mrs. Harford. lothes. Schneck had been with men were on VC-62 fatalitylist
13 1951.:
check, $215, for submitting a new ,
2 bdrm. turn apt. 3107 Post St. the, Wing six months and Mixon They were Lt. (jg) Robert P.
of polishing thrust bearings' Richard J. Baur ABAN, reported -
Conv. to NAS bus line. Ph. 88- way has served 16 months. Inge[ Lt. Delois V. Holloway, Lt.
for duty May 25 from NAS
9737, Mrs. McMullen Roger[ R. O'Donnell and Jesse N.
A baby boy Robert Kent was ,
Jax. He has been assigned to the
Awards of $75 went to Alger
6 rm. turn home in Venetla. Ph.
born to E. L. McDonald ALC at First Lieutnant Division. ThomasD. Green A03.Weapons.
88-0412 Lcdr. R. L. Rupp. 4349! B. Green for a screen over pre- the at 4 .
Navy Hospital May
Lancaster ADC checked in for
DeMedia. heat duct to prevent damage to I
25. Baby Robert tipped the scales 25 from VF-171. lIe
duty May
butterfly valve by foreign matter SystemContinued
2 bdrm. furn. bungalow near
at 8 lbs., 11 Va oz.Fasron.
has been to Power Plants
NAS. Ph. 25224Mrs.. Harris. entering air duct; and to )Eugene assigned
( from Page 1))
Division. Thomas W. Hancock,
J. Baker for devising a special
2 and 3 bdrm. home, $65. Ph. 88-
8006, Mrs. Anderson. tool to be used for installation of Six AN checked in May 27 from VU- trained in that field were qual

S bdrm. furn/ house $80. Ph. 88- resilient mounting sleeves and The traditional passing out of 10 at Guantanamo Bay Cuba and ified in just about one-fifth the
8006 Mrs. Anderson. bearings on II05S tall drive cigars in Building 200 symbolized has been assigned to Supply. time normally allotted at the reg.
2 small houses $50 mo. Furn. shafts. the promotion of Chaplain JohnT. ular Navy school for electronics.It .
5962 Blanding Blvd. Ph. 88-8006, Louis Price also earned $75 for Moore to the rank of Lieuten VF-22 speaks highly not only of the
Mrs. Anderson. a method of cleaning the paint ant. Chaplain Moore has been Lcdr. William B. Alien was pre instructors, but the students upon

.. 2 bdrm. furn. apt. Ph. 2-0291, circulating pipe system without attached to Fasron Six since December -' sented with a handsome gift by whom the load fell.
Mrs. Hanks. disassembling it. Another $75 of last year and is the squadron men upon being trans In the short graduation ceremony -
>S bdrrn. unfurn. brick house. 4404 check went to J. E. Gay for a Chaplain for ComFair Jax. ferred to CNO (OPS 54)) Wash- Comdr. Wilson R. Bartlett,
Verona Ave. Lt. E. C. Olson Sonobuoy Drift Signal Tester. Native of South Carolina, WilLiam ington, D. C. Lcdr. Allen while executive officer at the Training
TacRon 2, NAS Norfolk. Robert C. Hawkins, Jr., receiveda IL Marvin, AE2 is selected CAG 4: Operations officer flew Center and Lcdr. Emery G. Geise,
$60 check for modifying a con I 20 combat hops with the Flying training officer for the school,
MISCELLANEOUS nector wrench; and Edgar E. Cavaliers and later became exec ,offered their congratulations U

Baby sitting day or night. 4412 Rowe suggested a device to speedup Lcdr. William E. Kurtz also I the class.
Marquette Ave. Ph. 88-8232. ARC-27 troubleshooting which np bade farewell" to Fighting 22 and .. 1

Mrs. W. H. Hart. won him $50. reports to BAR El, El Segundo, Lcdr. Henry French, training
Will baby sit day or evening. 1775 A $35 award was shared by Ir- Calif. Lcdr. Kurtz made the Korean officer for one of the school's Spe-
Hamilton Ave. Ph. 8-4956, Mrs. win E. Cassidy and James B cruise with the squadron cialized courses and long-time ex-
Addie. Neel and other $35 checks wentto flying 20 combat hops. lie has pert in ,the fields' of aviation ordnance
FOUND set of automobile keys John I. Brammer" and Orville a: Ky rfiit served as operations officer since delivered the key address.

outside of Hanger 116 May 27. Belote. Arthur H. Lutgens and Jan. Mr. Kurtz was likewise, presented He compared the methods of war-
Call VF-172 duty officer, Paul Torsanko combined. their with a gift. fare used in past history and mod-
)Riders wanted to Los Angeles ideas to earn "$30. Chief Petty Officer James W. ern times.'
June 16. Ext. 8460 I. Chief Jen Cooper maintenance chief has received L dr. French proclaimed the
kin,. Charles M. Martin received two orders to the 11th Naval value which graduates have had
Any Jax AOC on ComAlrLant $25 awards and seven other em- District. Cooper came with the placed upon them and said that
sea duty desiring immediate ployees also earned checks in this a',? { AM1 squadron in Feb. 1953 and served "The importance of your Judgment
trade to Norva. Chief Kow 1- amount: Harry S. Daubert CarlE. aboard the Lake Champlain on should at all times be equal to

ski' Ph. 83698. Rhodes Albert L. White Ed the Korean cruise. the importance of the weaponsfor
Riders wanted to Huntington, W. ward L. Duke David D. Jonea, +vai ro which you are responsible."

Va., or vicinity June 25. Ext. Douglas W. Doel, and William D. i- Fasron 109 The students received orders to
512, Cassell. Estes.A Fasron 109's personnel list: was various units throughout the nation -
Drivers wanted: 8 cars to be driven $20 award was shared by bolstered recently when two new which have been designatedas
to New York and Philadel Howard F. Zellff and Thomas 11.] ,.: ,: names were added to the list. Re- those first to receive the new-
phia. Ph. 4-4621 Mr. Rancher Nixon, and by James J. Middle- porting aboard from Parris Island est weapons.
ton and Albert V. Lutey. Other a r S. C., was Navy dentist L1.

Adm. HardisonContinued '$20 checks went to Sidney J. Bell (jg) William J. Blackman Jr AN.Thanks
Fred S. Pedrick and Robert Winne. From the USS Carpcllotti came to some fine pitching

( from Page 1)) Charles F. Jungemann and Oscar William M. Ostrelch CS1, and performances by Fasron 109's
Jax Admiral Hardison was Com D. Lingerfelt received $15 Floyd E. Venable AD3, from VF Don Glidewell the squadron
mander Naval Forces Marianasand checks and $10 awards went to -- 34. I softball team is presently lead
Deputy Military Governor of Coy C. Hall Homer E. McKay WATER NYl\lpn-lIere who Is Three men "doffed" their ing both the city and the station
bathing beauty can
the Bonin-Volcano Islands.He Samuel A. ,Elder Joseph B. Hand, one really swim. She's Holljwood's whites for the last time as they Intramural leagues. Don recently
took over his post here aJax Robert R. Thorn, Fred S. Pedrick, lovely Maria English, a pro entered civilian life once again. chalked up his 180th strikeout of
from Rear Adm. Alfred E Folsom W. Linch, W. H. Chance, fessional water skiler. You can These men are Daniel Gallagher, the season and is well on his way
see her 5-4, 115-pound figure SN William J. AK- to establishing a new "K" recordin
Montgomery, who retired from Jr., Henry F. Hood and D. W. again in Paramount's "Cassa- ; Lindszhun
active naval service at that time McGlothlin. nova's Big Night:' AN and Joseph N. Gallagher both leagues.'age .

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