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16,000 Miles And 13 Foreign Ports



Reservists Of Jax Unit Leave Saturday .;

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Six long-range Neptune patrol bombers, with 100 Jacksonville Naval Air Reservist
aboard, will take off from the Naval Air Station Saturday on the first leg of a two-week

flight which will take them into thirteen foreign ports in North Africa, Near East and
Western Europe.
It will mark the first tlme that I
: tre.inlngflight: will cover some making the flight are attachedto
a squadron of the nation's naval
Patrol Squadron 741, a Unit
I 16,000 miles.
air reserve has ever been deployed
of Naval Air Reserve Training
iitBON overseas during! ,time of peace.The TilE "WEEKEND WARRIORS"
Unit Jacksonville. Before being se
lected for this unusual mission,
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the squadron, under command of

Comdr. Charles Rogers, was given


Jtll{ .fl.c4\: *' SI Wing pilots sharp-eyed a Eleven.of tight Jacksonville's regular night inspection Navy Fleet check Ait-by


The six Neptunes will be accompanied -

I by a Douglas R5I
transport carrying Capt. John L.
VOL.-12 No. 17 U. S. N. A. S. Jacksonville Ha 22 July, 1954 Counihan, commanding officer of

VOYAGE-Miss Janet --- -- -:=Ji (Please Turn to Pace 2, Col. 4))

Priest, "Miss Duval County of ,
195(" was a visitor to the Naval
Air Reserve Training Unit this Hospital Cecil See Quick Action
week, to wish officers and men ,
of VP-741 "llpn Voyage" on _
their I forthcoming overseas Housing On Bonus Bill
training hop. Shown with Miss !
Priest are William Moore,
ADE1, (inside plane); Ray Survive PruningAll For Reenlistment
Jornson, ADE2, (renter) and
Joseph Barrow, ADE2. (left). military family The reenlistment bonus
The plane is one of six Nep- units requested for the bill should reach the White
tunes set to leave here Satur ville area have been approved
House for Presidential signature
-
day morning on the 16,000-mile
flight. a House Armed Services this week.

mittee. Already approved by the Sen.
This includes 95 units for ate and the House Armed Serv-

Need No Cast val Air Station Cecil Field to ;: -0 ices Committee, the Importantcareer

constructed at a cost of $ bill is expected to pass
Net Permit
500, and 30 units for the the House and be transmitted im-

For Shrimping Hospital which will cost $ mediately to the President.The .
Also scheduled to be built act, as written, will be.
Shrimping aboard the station other Sixth Naval District come effective upon signatureand

will be permitted without ties within the next 12 is not retroactive. That matter .

a cast net permit, but personnel are 20 units at NAS Key ; was discussed at House hearings .

must still obtain a 83 units at the Naval early this month, but no sal-
"permission" badge, plus a Key West; 25 units at the isfactory retroactive date could
pass to shrimp in restricted val Mine Countermeasures. be set. I

areas, the Security departmenthas tion, Panama City; 25 units "Bonus Upped -, .

announced. the Naval Hospital, ; That means a. person who reenlisted ,
Pesonncl can pick up their 30 units at the Supply 3)K the day before ,the bill ,
shrimping badge and restricted School, Athens, Ga.: ; 83 units > becomes| law would not collect

area pass at Station Police the Naval Auxiliary Air the difference. Under the bill,
office, Building 9. A depositof Glynco, Ga; seven units at t AIR JAX Rear Adm. John the total amount of reenlistment
one dollar is required, but Naval Construction Battalion ( ) duties as Commander Fleet Air Jack- bonus payable during a man'scareer
the money will be refunded on ter, Gulfport, Miss.; 185 units Monday at the parade grounds. will increase from $1,400to
comes here from Kodiak, Alaska
return of the badge, the Marine Corps Auxiliary of Commandant 17th Naval District $2,000. That's the maximum.
Shrimping permits will be Station, Beaufort, S. C., and Frontier.
However, Pentagon official
issued for 1630 to 0800. Most of units at the Naval Hospital,
say "that on a service-wide
average
the shrimping on the station is fort
i C an enlisted man will almost
done off the seaplane ramps.
The bill, modified twice, n double his real income from this
calls for a total of 15,000 Fleet Air Jax source. Experience under tha

Students with 1,565 Navy units left in current law Indicates that at the
Undergo end of
proposal. Fate of another approximately 14 years
family units for the Marine Adm. service an individual will have
28 Tests DuringAK had not yet beeh decided by Perry received about $750. The new pro
scale
subcommittee posed would increase the
flag will be unfurled at NAS Jack amount to about $1,660.
TermA Following is a breakdown,
School Naval Districts, of units a month, Monday, July 26 at 0830, Many In Favor

total of 28 tests are given ed: First Naval District -y becomes the fifth Commander Fleet The services also state that for

students in AK (A) School during Brunswick, Me., 20 units; reenlislments immediately ahead,

their 12-week study course at Hospital, Newport, R. I., 10 when Rear Adm. Osborne B. bonus payments under the up-
NATTCenter.The Third Naval District N a O. Hardison was transferred to coming act will begin at an estimated -

course, designed to provide Hospital, St. Albans, 10 units! Washington, D. C. $650 rate for an average
Eighth Naval District period of reenlistment as com
-
enlisted personnel with the understanding I flag- Admiral Perry, who will arrive
and knowledge to fulfill (Please Turn to Pare 2, Col. ) I 14, here Friday, comes to Jax from pared to the current average of
$2 5 0. Outstanding individuals
the technical requirements of Kodiak Alaska where he held
.
with higher
aviation storekeeper, third class, > qualifications (higher
I the dual job of Commandant,
1' TF' :
rank
) can expect to receive an
is divided into eight parts. 17th Naval District and Com-
Eight hours are devoted to introduction mander Alaskan Sea Frontier. initial payment of about $1,000

to the program, 43 C for a six-year reenlistment..
hours to catalogues and publications t
I As commander of the greatest
75 to aviation storekeeper assemblage of carrier air groupsin The 'Champ' Returns
rating ashore, 65 to aviation store
the Atlantic Fleet, the new
keeper afloat, 90 to material, 73 To Jax Friday
Fleet Air Jacksonville leader
to office procedure and techniques : The "Champ" is returning home
) 4 will be responsible for fleet units
46 to afloat accounting and j I Friday.Jacksonville's.
111 based south from Brunswick
i1..tl. i1./ ,
80 to supply ,in operation. 4.d adopted aircraft
I
Ga., to Key West, Fla.
Included In the tests are 13 carrier, the USS Lake Champlain,
progress and 13 finals, with M The veteran naval officer grad- will dock at the Mayport Carrier
.lv of them being held in typ- uated from Annapolis in June Basin tomorrow at 1730, for her
1919, and four later won
years
ing.A first visit here since returning
total of 480 hours of study his naval aviator's "wings of from Korea last December 4.
.
la provided for the course. In addition t gold." While serving in various The fast attack carrier sailed

to studies in the rating a Pacific aircraft squadrons from from Norfolk last Monday after
number of hours are also devotedto if. 1923.1926, he was a pilot assigned -
yg undergoing overhaul and repairs
military, physical, and home 'kI to the first Navy squadron to following the long combat patrol
study assignments. make a mass flight from the in the Orient. The "Champ" will
Sailors, Marines, Waves, and TRAINING TESTS One of the 28 tests given students In West Coast to Hawaii. remain at Mayport until July 26
Woman Marines take part in the Aviation Storekeeper School Class A at the Naval Air Technical During 1941-1942 Adm.
I I Perrywas when she leaves for a routine t
Training Center includes
typing. Bessie Elliott (left) and Nan
program with an average of p- Tracy (right) participatf in the typing test with Arlene Laws commander of the' Naval "shakedown" cruise in the Caribbean .
I proximately 35 in each class (center), The Waves are airman apprentices (Please Turn t. Page, Co). 1) area:




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'" Page Two JAX AIR: NEWS 22 July, 1954


Rollin Mayhem In Dutch In A Ditch


SF1 KThill1W31"ubltahed
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mrr Thursday for Navy and Marine ncthltlM at Naval Air
ovation, JftekBOiulH*. Fis. CATHOLIC

John S. Tbnch ................ ..X18........,...J. .'.kMiTlUOpt ........... ..........._.... ... .. Commanding Officer Sunday, Mass-0800, 0900, 1000-
Comdr. John D.'Bllteh executlce: Olden St. Edward's Chapel.
fleet Air JttkttiiUU
C" pt. Theodore O. Dahl ......... ...._....... .. ............ ..,.................... Commander (Acting Saturday-0800.
Opt. Richard O. Greene ___.._.___.._... ....,. ...Chief; of :SUMOpt. ::; Daily-0630.
Fleet Air Win EI.Tt.
Theodore P.hl _..... ..._ Commander" Sunday-0630-Mass at Hospital
Comdr. Frank D. never -Chief Staff Officer Chapel.
Naval Alt Ttchiltil" Tr til_r C...., MORMON\
Cfcpt. David Mr'ampbell--- Commanding Officer
Uomdr. Wilson It. BalUett __Kxecuti\c Officer 1930 Wednesday NATTCChaplain's -
.1',1' ltespUai
CaC pt. Edward S. Lowe ...Commandlnc! Officer Office.CHRISTIAN .
ipt. L. "". NtMlonCapt ...____. __J'xecutivt Officer SCIENCE1900TuesdayNATTC
HAKTU'
John I.. Counlhan. Commanding Officer Chaplain's -
Comdr. J;\ Gi ay Strum.....,..... k:xtcul1\'e Officer Office.

Th* JAX AIR NEWS la published weekly at the U. S. Naval Air Station, PROTESTANT 7,
Jacksonville. Florida, and printed commercially with non-appropriated funds p \
,t no expense In the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P-35. Rev. 0930-AU Saints' Chapel.
Nv. 194E, Copies are distributed free of charge at the Natal Air Station the 1100-All Saints' Chapel.
Naval Air Technical Training Center Naval Air Reserve Training Unit naval
Air Station Cecil Field and the U. S. Maxal Hoipiul 0915-Naval Hospital Chapel

Editor-Andrew II. PlaneyAMtlttant (Note: Addresses of local 1
Edltor->-TTelen Harper; Spoil I'dlt.or-Gordon: Robby, JOT;
Hurt oportf'r-Jhn Ru, AN; CDcuiuuon-Dlsttibutlon-4.huck Paul, 1.03Irene ; churches may be obtained by call
.
The.Crase JAX SN.AIR NEWS U a member of the Armed Forces Frei Service. ing the Chaplain's Office, 425. "His headlights made you blind? But.what makes you so dumb?"

AFTS material appearing lu thta publication may not be reprinted without
the written permission of Armed Forces Prens Republication of other
matter. JAX except AIR by KEWS.Etlltoilal a ivlc. publications. U SUletd i without permission otEditor. Hospital, Cecil j PO-of-lhe-Week I, SAFETYBox

: offices located' Main Administration Building-. Phone extensions a
*m :llI and 8164.Weekend (Continued from Page 1)) Score
Honors To SpharThis j
Auxiliary Air Station, Chase Field" ,
Tide Table Texas 80 units. Units also < the < the Disabling Injuries Through
Six Reserves i were ( a 1,0th H Petty- j
I' Tuesday, July 13
HIGH LOW approved at installations within Oflicer-of-the-Week teriei' at |
: the Eleventh and Twelfth Naval the Naval Air Technical Training This Month I
A.M. P.M. A.M. P.M.
Interne AtHospital Districts the Potomac River I This Year I
Naval Center}
Fri. 1 ::08 1:51:: 7:18: 8:09: Since
I II I Command, and in the Atlantic Paul Sphar, YN3, of Officer Days Last
Sat.. 2:09: .2:55: 8:19: 9:18: I Lost-Time Accident :21CIRGABOAM
Here Ocean and "Pacific Ocean areas Records, enlisted in the Navy in
Sun. 3:13: 4:00: 9:23: 10:23: : I /
I Marine Corps units not yet January, 1948, and spent more I -

j Six young Navy Reserve medi- considered by the subcommittee than half of that time with the July Safety Slogan"It's
CommanderContinued cal officers, who have just com-
are: Marine Corps Base, Camp Flag Allowance of CINCNELM Better to Be Dead Sure,
( from Pace 1)) pleted medical school, have arrived I
in London
England.
"
Lejeune, 50 units; Depot of Sup- Than Sure Dead.
Base at Kodiak Aloska and the I at the Naval Hospital hereto
His three anda
plies, Albany, Ga., 238 units; Recruit Remember this slogan it
following year served as chief serve a year's internship Under half
I ) Depot Parris Island, 51 years means money.
of start to Commander Fleet Air, the supervision of Capt. j jI units; and the Supply Annex, there were long
West Coast. Charles R. Moon, Chief of Sur- for him
I I Barctow, Calif., 67 units. enough Lcdr. AndersonLeaves
As skipper of the famous USS ge-ry. to wed an Eng-
Others scheduled!
Center
Training
:
Belleau Wood, he participatedin All were selected among the liih girl from

the fierce Hollandia, Mariannas top graduates from Schools of Twenty-Nine Palms, Calif., South Wales. Post At
479 units Marine Base
; Corps ,
Medicine in universities
and Philippine campaigns. leading
rendition, Calif., 199 units Recruit While withCINCNELM
From 1944 until 1948 Adm. in the United States, accordingto ; Naval
Depot, San Deigo, 12 units, he Hospital
strict American Medical Association
Perry served as Commander, .
...
and the Marine Corps Schools, V.
Fleet Air Wing 1, Okinawa; requirements for interne- I spbtoo; k part In Lcdr Chalmers L. Anderson,
I I Quantico 332 units i
Chief of Staff, Air Force Atlantic ships in civilian and military hose Operation Mainbrace while on the administration officer at the Naval -

and Division Commander of I pitals. ; Staff of Vice Admiral Jerauld .I since 1952
; Texas University; Lt. (jg) Charles Hospital Sept. ,

the Atlantic Fleet's Essex-type I Welcomed by Capt. Edward S'I Albert Rankin, Jr., Rosemont, I Wright. He served aboard the I. has been ordered to the Staff

carriers, respectively.Other I Lowe, commanding officer of Pa., graduate of Jefferson Medi. USS Coral Sea during maneuversin I Commander Western Se4L Frontierat

commands the incoming hospital were Lt. (jg) Beryl Ames, I I cal College in Philadelphia; Lt the Mediterranean. l Treasure Island, Calif., wherehe
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Fleet Air Jax chief has held include I I Bogalusa, La., and graduate of (jg) Wilbur John Schefstad Rem.''I I -- will be attached to the medical -

Fleet Air Wing 4, Fleet Air I Tulane University; Lt. (Jg) Tho- I sen, la., graduate of the University Reservists I logistics section.

Seattle, Naval Air Advanced mas Orville Eller, Clovis, N. M., of Iowa, and Lt. (jg) Charles i'j He will be relieved by Lcdr.

Training at Corpus Christi, Tex graduate of Baylor University; I Barten Whitlock, W. Englewood, Continued from Pate 1) Shelley Lewis, who will arrive

as, and Task Force 77, which op. Lt. (jg) Bobby Maurice McLain, :IN. J., graduate of George Wash: : the Naval Air Reserve Training August 19 from duty' as administration -
and members of his staff
orated in the coastal waters oil Nacogdoches, Texas, graduate of I tngton, University. I Unit I officer of the Naval Hospital .
I : and logistic support for this I
Korea from 19511952. N. C.Near .
.. Camp Lejuene,
I mission Counihanwill
Capt.
Awarded the Silver Star, the ':,' training
:, /, '
40 Tears
., < be officer in tactical command *
Combat Legion of Merit, and "
: during the cruise. Lcdr. Anderson, who will be
two Presidential Unit Citations, <,
,I, ALL RESERVE personnel mak- detached August 6, plans to make
the much-decorated admiral also \'
:"I ing the trip will be undergoingtheir Treasure Island his last lour of
wears the various campaign, area
annual two-weeks summer duty. At its completion he will
and foreign medals. '<' ,
training duty, normally held at a retire, with 40 years continuous

# naval installation in the continental service in the Navy to his credit

Jax School Boy : USA This first peacetime Enlisting in 1917 at the age

overseas cruise by a reserve air of 17, Lcdr. Anderson entered hospital -

Patrol unit will test whether or not it work because he was 16 o
EnjoyingWeek's I
is practical to add to the normal light for heavier duties. He served -

I flighttraining the added advan- in France during the first

CampA i tage of on-the-spot operationsfrom World War, as hospital corpsman.At .

group of Jacksonville SchoolBoy : advanced overseas bases. the outbreak of World WarII

Patrolmen are enjoying a \ I Each of the six NARTU flight lie was aboard the USS Relief -

week's encampment aboard the crews will have a hard core of I Navy hospital ship, plyingthe

Naval Air Station Monday through I combat seasoned. veteran who Atlantic coastline. It was

Saturday, for the sixth! :suciestive will act as instructors to the re-I during this tour of duty that he

year. I ervi tR. Training will won his commission.

Accompanied by I.t A. B. Beat- L $3JIC011UR. around practical operations In patrol I Saw Japanese Surrender

tie, director of the Patrol, and work, anti-submarine war- J.. dr. Anderson! who served

Pgt. D. F. Kelly, a- si Want tliivc- OHESQUIERE Care and mine-laying exercises. under Adm. Chester Nimitz while
I
tor, the boys are billeted in Bare Comdr. Grayson LEAVES: Showing off Patrol roil TWO DAVS during the assigned to Staff, Commander in

racks 910. Although they are now Squadron Three's 1933 Atlantic I cruise, VP-741 will operate with Chief, Pacific, says the highlight
Battle Efficiency "E" plaque the British Fleet Air Arm and of his entire when he
well indoctrinated in the mean career was
Commands VP-3; to Comdr. Jack L. Grayson will also conduct exercises with
ing of such terms' as "policingthe I I (right) is Comdr. George D. the U. S. Sixth Fleet came aboard the USS Missouriat
barracks" and "chow," and !I Ghesquiere, who leaves his Other ports the time of the Japanese sur
have become adept at marching Ghesquiere GoneComdr post as skipper of VP-3. Comdr. I. of call will be Bermuda; the render.

In formation from one location to ,, Ghesquiere relinquished his i I Azores; Port Lyautey, French I Other duty touts look him to

another, the main part of their George Ghesquiere, the Monday.command to Comdr. Grayson Morocco; Lisbon; Athens; Injstan-; San Juan, P. R., again to CinC-

schedule' Is' devoted to baseball, Navy pilot who made the first I bul; Rome; Naples; Marseilles; Pac, to the Armed Forces Staff

volley ball, swimming and movies. non-stop flight from Keflavik, of :1952. J-;; lt; to Chiefof I London; Keflavik, Iceland; Mal College, Norfolk, Va., and to

The Patrol lads are also get Iceland, to Jacksonville, Fla., relinquished Naval Aviation Training Staff ta, where the squadron spent five Washington with Staff Commander

ting a good idea of life in the command Monday of at Pensacola, Fla., where he will months during the Korean War, Military Sea Transport Serv-
Jacksonville bated l Patrol Squadron and Argentia, Newfoundland.
ice.
Navy fci they tour the station Three to Comdr. Jack L. serve as Multi-Engine Officer. +

and observe WOI k being accomplished Grayson. The new skipper, Comdr. Jack AGO Students See last Sunday.

at the various activities. L. Grayson, reports to the VP-3 class of stu
Accompanying the !
who also
Comdr Ghetqulere, Huskies from the Chief of Naval Carrier Operations
The encampment got a good dents were instructors Lt. Ray

ttart Monday morning with a per- holds first the bomb distinction commencing of droppingthe the Operations' Office in Washington! Twenty-five Ensigns! students Chamberlain, student division officer

ronaT welcome from Capt. John second battle of the PhilippineSea D. C. He was a member of the from the Aviation Ground Offi ; Lt. Bert Udovin, training

B. Thach and a physical check by famed Philippine "Millers Reluctant cer's School at NATTCenter, observed aids officer; Joe Bell, ADC; Otes

L*. Robert J., Linn.of the N AS on October 24, 1944, had been Raider dining; World War carrier operations- aboard L. DeWood/ ATC, and William

Infirmary. kipper of VP-3 sine* September II. the USS Monterey" at Feiusacola" Wagner, AOC.





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22 July 1954 JAX AIR NEWS



Got A Special Gripe



'They Touched My Nose, Looked Into My.Cockpit;. log x,.


Shook Mv Win s-But They Were Only Admiring Me'

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"I'm not one to yell and gripe .'.... ..'.-.... even gave my wheels a gentle '
'
but every once in a while it ,'.f. : poke just to see If I h ail
;
does the soul good to "beef fallen arches or something. I !
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your head off just to let off \ ,;, : __ had tears in my eyes when
a little steam, "pc \\.t.{ one of my many actuators failed -
'. to respond to Mac's touch.
My special I gripe started
ft'.J'" X tried and tried but to no
some eight or nine months ago.I .
avaiL I thought for sure that
was just leaving the Grumman
this would be the end of n1land
factory all shined t. ": $
that I'd end In some
Jr up
and polished and ready to takean : 2i's
I junk pile But Mac and a swell
active part In our national ...
bunch of his pals looked me
defense
system. '
11/ ''over, opened me up and cor-
The best engineers in the -
\ "" rected my trouble.IT .
: :
world worked on me designed \ : JIIf/t.
... ; FELT GOOD to know that
,
me; mechanics, electricians . "
such a swell bunch of boys ,
\ I\
and what have you, assembled -
me. I was considered f were on hand to aid me I : : .

to be the finest in my field.It' once overheard a maintenance O tc R CHANGE-Capt. Weilineton -
I'm a Navy F9F Cougarjet. officer telling another that it T. Hines (left) who will
about time one ofat
It's about time one of us takes about 40 or 50 man hourson Hines relieve Cap t Leonid D.
explained to you exactly howwe're explained how we are treated Capt.
the ground to keep a single CQatex (right) a* Overhaul and
treated and who should and who should receive erecl- Repair officer NAS Jax next
in the air for an hour or
received credit for our it. jet Tuesday, is given a personally
two this explained all the conducted tour of his new domain
ahem phenomenal aerial on my power for what he called
constant fuss over me. New HAS JaxOfficer Here Capt. Coates and
performances a preflight check
his relief Insect helicopter repair
FIRST TO FLY ME was a A few hours later a tall gentleman I was subjected to a thorough work being done at 0 t R.

test pilot attached to Grumman called the pilot, ap no etotail.Inspection after every

Aircraft Corp., Long Is* proached. 30 hours of flight, or every O&R Instructor Rose Gets

land, N. T He took me through HE, TOO, LOOKED me over, 30 days whichever comes

a series of teats. After he was patting me here and there, first. Then there was those Duty With VC-r

satisfied that I could perform then he climbed Into vny cock weekly inspections when a ;Capt. Leonidas D. Coates, who Russell Rose, AKC: who ha
all of these flying tasks, hst squadron officer would'In8 teach has headed the NAS Jax Over
pit.On been an Instructor in Aviation
me down smoothly on the the signal, "All clear for and every one of us tho- haul and Repair departmentsince

airstrip. Soon I was wingingmy take-oft," my pilot released roughly. How Mac would beam Aug. 1932, will turn over Storekeeper School Ht NATTCenter
whenever his Inspecting officer since Oct 1931, has been
way to a new destination.One my brakes and eased my throttle
his command Tues-
officially next
of my pals on the line had foreward. Before you hada would look me over then transferred to Composite Squadron .

informed me that I had been chance to say "Alacacami's nod his approval. day to Capt. Wellington D. Hines, 5 at NAAS, Sanford, for duty.

assigned to Fighter Squadron uncle" I was airborne. Dy this time I knew many who comes here from the Naval Chief Rose, a veteran of the

173, a Fleet Air Jax squadron Once in the air I felt perfectly of the boys by name. There's Air Turbine Test Station, Tren Korean campaign aboard the USft;

in Florida at home. Of course, it Joe and his bunch they ton, N J, Bataan, served with Fasion. Six 5
The ferry pilot had no sooner didn't take the pilot long to look after my electrical prob- at NAS prior to going aboard
set me down and shut my discover my flying habits and lems. Mike and Co. are always In his honor, employees of the the Bataan.Chanty. .

power when a host of young soon we were winging our way ready to strengthen me in any Overhaul and Repair department

Navy men' ran up to me. I've over Florida. part 'of my anatomy that may sponsoring a farewell dance .

heard a lot of talk about Navy THOUSANDS OF FEET below weaken. Sam and his guys are for Captain and Mrs. Coates, at A native of Boiling Green, Ky.,

men but I was never more us people would look up to always on hand to keep me the George Washington Hotel Captain Hines is a graduate of

embarrassed in my life. watch me as I flashed throughthe well supplied with survival gearIn auditorium, Friday, July 23, from the Naval Academy at Annapolis, .

They touched my nose, look skies and of course, I the event I should\ ,be forced 2100 until 0100. Class of '30. He completed flight _.

ed into my cockpit, inspectedmy caught their attention by wailIng down. Captain Coates, in his two-year (training at NAS Fensacola in

wheels. One "fresh guy" away with my engine blast, OF COURSE THERE are term here, has seen considerable 1832.

shook my wings just to see AU too soon the pilot set me those seldom seen men who expansion of the big 0 & R shop In 1939 he was awarded his l

if they would fall off Soon, down on the same Navy run also play a major part in keep facilities; the end of the repair MS in aeronautical engineeringat

I discovered that these young way.Good ing me fit the operations schedule for the old Corsair air- Massachusetts Institute of

fellows were actually admire old Mac was right officer and his staff. They craft now out of production; the Technology, Cambridge, Mass.

ing me. My skin tingled{ with there ready to lead me to my keep a record of my flights start of what promises to be an Immediately thereafter he reported -

pride as I assumed my best berthing spot. Mac kept feedIng and carefully record them to extensive overhaul program of to VS Squadron Three at

standing position. Oh! If I me jet fuel until my six: make sure that I'm never over jets and helicopters and an intensive North Island lie continued in

could only fly for them and tanks were filled. Then he worked.I work simplification project
that command and in the Air Department
show them exactly what I was checked my oil level, looked can mention several others which has reduced costs ap of the USS Saratoga

capable of doing in the air over my entire fuselage and like the material boys or preciably. until Feb 1942.

then I'd really surprise --- the electronics boys or e v e n S a .
these guys. especially that one the gang from the ordnance
Captain Coates, who will report After a short tour at NAS Mi
guy who shook my wings. department but if you
Aug. 2 to the Office of Naval Re Hines
ami
MOST OF THE sailors left, will allow me I'd like to Captain reported as:
search in Washington, D. C., also Head of the Experimental Engines
but one lingered on. I soon get on with my special gripe
learned that he was to be mygentleman's I've been exposed to Navy served as general chairman of Branch, Power Plant Division -

gentleman. Mostof "Open House" days when the this year's Navy Carnival for of the Bureau of Aeronautics. -

the other guys called him 1 public Is allowed to look me In Oct. 1946, he began a

Mac or referred to him as my ) over I fly over many of three year tour in Oak Ridge,

plane captain but to me you, your homes and your big Tenn., studying the application of

he was my special friend. cities and I'm always readyto nuclear energy, and serving ax
Early the following day defend you with my life if liaison to the U. S. Air Force Nuclear -

Mac came out to see me. He necessary but for hea Energy for Propulsion of

was real nice to me and I ven's sake the next time Aircraft Project.

could sense his admiration for you see me flying over, please Captain Hines became Director

me as he wiped condensed moisture a remember Mac and the wonderful of Tests, Naval Air Missile Test

off the glass in my cock .m bunch of boys who makeit Center, Point Mugu, Calif., in

pit. Mac even gave me a So help me I had tears possible for me to fly 1919, and a year later wa
In when of
chance to stretch after my actuators my eyes failed to one respond my to and I promise you I'll never brought back to BuAer as pros.

night of rest when he turned Mac's touch." have reason to gripe again." pective commanding officer, Naval

1 Air Turbine Test Station at

Mrs. H. O. Looney, Chief Looney, Trenton. In July 1951, he as-

SAFETY ZONEIF Eagle Badge To ADC, formerly attached to Fas- sumed command and commencedthe

ron Six, is now with Attack staffing WATTS/ while con-

YOU SHOULD SMOKe I Looney BrothersTwo Squadron VA-75 stationed! at struction was continued. This
WHILE VOU'tte INSIDE II
1 Quonset Point, R. I. construction was substantially
HAVE MANY ASI4TRAAND brothers, Warner and Harold ,' completed at the time he received

MAKE EM WIDE// Looney, aged 14 and 15 respectively orders to report as 0 & R officer,
members of NAS Boy 98 Years of Good Conduct NAS Jacksonville.

Scout Troop 131, won high honors .
Awards To VC-62 Men Captain and Mrs. Hines have
at last Thursday night's '
I' During a special ceremony, two children, David 15, and
Court of Honor
Anne 11.
,
--
During a Court of Honor of the part of the personnel inspectionof .
PREPARES FOR TRIP-Luther --0S-
troop meeting at the Church of Composite Squadron VC-62 Harbour, AN, chosen as Two white collar workers were

the Good Shepherd in Jacksonville held last Friday, awards for "most military" at commanding discussing their vacation .plans.

the boys were awarded Good Conduct and Honorable Ser- officer's Inspection last Saturday One asked the other ie"he had
at NATTCenter the
Eagle badges by former Scout- vice totaling 98 years were pre. finishing; touches on a, puts jumper decided on where he was going.

master Lt. (Jg) John L. Bell, now( sented to personnel. prior to leaving on an all-ex "Nope," came the slow reply
chairman of the scout troop com- paid weekend at Miami.
"Of course I can spell correctly penses "I want to take a trip around
mittee. Comdr Diets commanding officer Harbour was graduated last
"but the world\ but the wife
said the company clerk, week from Aviation Electri wants to
I'm not a fanatic about it." The lad. are sons of Chief and was inspecting? officer cian's Mate School Class A, go some plaot else."
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: RECREATION Lcdr. Sonneborn CO

. I CALENDARMAINSIDE I Of Fleet Flag UnitTwo

Navy officers, whose com.

blued services total nearly half
Colt: NAS Course, Mustln Road, '
1'b: a century and whose careers art
opposite Officers' Club; Sunrise
sunset daily In close parallel, figured in &

Fish Camp: Located at foot of _____________ change of command ceremonieslast
Albemarle; boats and fishing gear, Friday at Fleet Air Jack-
3000-1800 daily.Swimming sonville.
: Officers' Pool, Bldg.
30; EM Pool, rear Bldg. 3; Waves Lcdr. Robert L. Paiker lellnHuished -
and Jr. Officers' Tool, rear of a two and a half year
[
Waves Barracks; Chief's Pool' 'IL I7L1i tenure as commanding officer,
lear Of CFO 'Club.MoviesDaily. .
Flag Administrative Unit to Lcdr
.
Charles P. Sonneborn, who arrived -
Cro Club-See Page 8.
Officers' Club, Bldg. 10-0830- here from Bureau of Aeronautics -

2000! Mon. thru Fri.; 0830-2430, Washington, where he

Saturday. had been assigned for the past
Anchorage Enlisted; Club, Bldg. two years.
1630-2300, Mon. thru Fri.;
The duo representing: nearly
Sat. and Sun. 1300-2300.
SAIPAN DOCKS IN' JAX-Shown lining the deck of the light carrier USS Salpan as she entered fifty years service, are known
Billiards, EM Barracks G, Compartment the carrier basin at Mayport last Sunday are about 1,100 officers and men of the ship's crew. as "boot-strap" officers. That I Is,
A-daily, 1200-1630, and The carrier tied up at Mayport to disembark crew members of VMA-321, Marine attack squadron both attained their commissionedstatus
1715-2130. home-based at MCAS Miami. This was the third visit here for the ship which had just completed -
NATTCtiNTER an eight-month exercise In the Pacific off the Korean coast. Early Monday, the Salpan, from the ranks.
named after one of World War Two's bloodiest battles, sailed for Norfolk.vik .
Enlisted Men's Lounge 1000-
2200 Mon. thru Frl." ; Weekends
and holidays, 1300-2200. VA-175, VF-172, VP-3, Fasron Six Report
Recreation Room Bldg. 593 -
1000-2100 Mon. thru Fri.; Weekends .
and holidays, 1300-2100. Scouting Jacksonville Area Squadrons
Enlisted Men's Club, Bldg. 593
1630-2300, Mon. thru Fri.; VA-175'
Weekends and holidays, 1400-2300. Iceland, this week. W. L. enlisted men and for the first served aboard the USS Salerno
Swimming Pool, Bldg. 419In. This squadron had its first social Merritt, AN, is the latest newcomer I couple of innings Dob Werner's Bay, (CVE-110)). Dob reported to
door pool, Bldg. 614. get-to-gether since before its to the squadron. pitching for the Chief's couldn't Fasron Six in April of 1951 and
Bowling, Bldg. 517 Mon. thru recent tour of duty in the Mediterranean S S match Lt. (jg) Void's fast ball. has been with the administrative
Fit, 1130-1230, and '1730-2130; and the Far East last VP-3 After spotting the officers a few Division ever since.
Sat., 1300-1700 and 1800-2130. Friday evening at the Roosevelt With the leave period of June runs the EM's first team went Reporting to Fasron Six for
Judo Lessons Mon., Thurs, Hotel. The party included dinner complete, the loss of a numberof into action with Norman Hammond separation this past week are
afll Fri. 1830-2000. .and dancing. veteran pilots, VP-3 finds itself : AMAN, keeping the officers four former members of VF-
Dance-Wed., July 28, 2000 at Lt. R. S. Agnew was masterof busily engaged in checkingout I in check. 102; Frank Priest, A03; 'RobertJ.
tennis courts, music by NATT- ceremonies. Saying goodbyeto its new members to the fold.A i Last week a number of officers Wittmann, AM2; John H. Palmer -
Center Screnaders. the squadron was K. W. Fin- glance at the flight schedule and wives enjoyed a family style III, PR3, and Bennie R.
*.0 el, ADC, who will go to NAAS, will show it crammed with Fam, dinner of fried chicken and Perry, AM2.

OverhaulRepairShops Kingsville, Texas, for duty. The Instrument, Airways, Night, PP- shrimp with all the trimmings.Lt. Also awaiting separation while
evening's entertainment benefited IP and PP2P checks plus ordnance (jg) Ray Amor almost made
from several dancing contests. 1 runs the proprietor take down the their squadron is on cruise are:

Visited By Adam Price, AOl, checked out' In an intramural softball sign, "All you can eat." The John W; Hawley, YN3; Earl L.

for duty in Fasron 107 at Kefla- game, the officers challenged the group was pleasantly surprisedby Elkins, AKAN; Dick Prior, SN,
Jax Supply GroupNine meeting the prospective commanding and Jerome A. Hottcnroth, SN,
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officer, Comdr. JackL. all from VF62.
members of the Jack .
Grayson.
From VU-10 in Guantanamo
sonville Naval Reserve Supply
Chief Middleton, in charge of
Corps Unit visited the Over- line-crew operations, decked his Bay, Cuba comes Elmer A.

haul and Repair department at men in red ballcaps entitled, Schwichtenbert, ADC, and from
NAS Jax Tuesday to study "Line Crews VP-3". Jim Crel-! NATTC, Memphis, Is Airman

work systems, types of work ger, line veteran, had this to say Apprentice, Donald L. Dunham.
accomplished and the procure- regarding the new visors. "It
..
ment of work loads. "
adds color.
The group, which includedtwo Last Friday men of the electronics -
,,
women, both of whom are division held a buffet S S
employed at the Naval Air supper and dancing party. Chief ':, %
Station, was welcomed by Lt. Ervin Parker had charge of ar
(jg) Herbert J. Hayes, pro rangements.
duction engineering officer at S S *
O & R, and Charles E. Field, VF172VF172

planning supervisor, 0 & R. Wishes hearty congrat- ,
Making the tour were: Capt. ulations to Chief Hugh I. Duncan S'Si'S''S '

Ira James Varnedoe, comman- and the former Miss Betty Car S -l : .,, ,
der of the Unit; Comdr. JamesE. ---- penter of Jax on their wedding t "
Gay; Comdr. Marshall READY FOR EJECTION-Preparing to eject himself from a which took place at the Yukon
Gatchell; Lcdr. Wirt A. Beard; "mock" Jet ejection seat is Ensign Donald Williott, as his ship- Baptist church June 20. 4 7
Lcdr. Jane Burns, personnelclerk mates block their ears in anticipation of the explosion. The four Some of the new faces seen '
are part of the 150 newly-commissioned Ensigns receiving naval 'S
Supply department; aviation familiarization prior to flight training, Left to right around are those of: Theodore '
Lcdr. Calvin W. Stein; Lcdr. are: Jack Gartin, TD3, Instrutor; Ensigns Frank: Mudgett\ Roger Saxon, AOC; James B. Quinn,
Frank Harrison; Lcdr. AlbertL. Burnell, Donald Gehring and Donald Elliott. ADC; William H. Hunt, AD1; :
Batancourt, and Lt. Betty Ernest C. Riddling, AD1; OrinC. Sa
Miller of Area, Wage and 150 Future Pilots Put Through Crane, ATAN; Charles P. Ma- ,', k t

Classification Office. gurie, ATAN; James R. Poteat, .' "
:
Aviation Familiarization Paces ATAN, and Kenneth T. Griffin,
ATAN.
Chaplain Pieper Jacksonville's population will .
Reports To Center Increase another 150 persons dur- graduates of the NROTC program Fasron Six
from universities and colleges
weeks. And all Robert C. Luse PN3 has
A veteran of the First Marine ing the next two throughout the country. won
Division in Korea from February 150 of them will be newly-com the approval of his Division Officer
through November of 1953, Lt. missioned Navy Ensigns.: DURING TilE familiarization this week to be chosen as
Paul recently reportedto The new Navy officers will be period, the future Navy pilots Fasron $ix "White Hat of the
(Jg) Pieper
the Chaplain's Office at NATT assigned to various Fleet Air will be exposed to the general operation Week". He is a man of outstand. '
Center for duty Jacksonville squadrons .under of fighter and attack ing character and is known _
Chaplain Pieper, ordained In.. temporary additional orders for squadrons. This will include familiarization throughout Fasron as a man who ____
the Lutheran Faith in 1949, is the purpose of familiarizingthem with the materiel gets his work done. His duties
the son of the Rev. Christian with the local-based squad- department, the operations division with the squadron consist of
Pieper, also a Lutheran pastor. rons, and naval aviation. gener- scheduling of flights, main working both in the education
lie was indoctrinated in Chap- ally, before going to Pensacolafor tenance department, different office and in separation. __._____.______.__..m__n_
lain's School in the Spring of flight training.A phases of bombing and rocketry, Bob is a native New Yorker. GRACES AIRWAYS Here's a
1952 and served with the Third PORTION of the 150 Ensigns preparations used for deploy He graduated from Mineola High figure Einstein never dreamedof
Marine Division In Calif., the will also be assigned to other ment, the low pressure chamber School, Mineola, N. Y. and Nicholas in his calculation on rela
tivity. She is pixie-petite Donna
First Marines in Korea and the Fleet Air Jacksonville squadronsat that simulates flight conditions Junior College in Dudley, Cole, an alluring bundle wrap
Second Marines at Camp Lejeune NAS Cecil Field. as high as 40,000()() feet, ond the Mass. He later attended the New ped in sarong and lei. Cuddle-
to coming here. Two-thirds of the new Ensignsare "mock" jet ejection seat. York Institute of Credit. He en- some Miss Cole, they tell us,
prior lie Is with Airman Preparatory graduates of the NaVal Academy The entire "course of instruction tered the Navy in February of Radios typifies the Saturday exotic mood"Romance"of CBS

f chool in Building 502. and the remaining group ore will last until. November 1950, was attached to "F.11, and ..framas.L. S



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22 July, 1954 JAX AIR NEWS Page Five

Master Jet Base By 1957
Class HonorsTo



StudentsSons V t { ; Jr Set Exponsion Progium


of the West and Middle z k

West took honors at last week's FieldNaval
For HAS Cecil
graduating classes at the Naval

Air Technical Training Center.
Air Station Cecil Field is destined to become n "master
Pfc. George W. Brock, of New
installation" by 1957: with increases planned in personnel and
jet '
Albany, Ind., led a class of 24
Marine and Navy personnel at planes. plus> more facilities and buildings. '

Storekeepers School In outlining .Cecil's forthcoming '
Aviation when actually filed. .
with an average of"82.89. expansion to Congressional mem-: t t *
i officials revealed that offseer'
A graduate of New Albany bers, The rutva" pointed specifically

High School, Pfc.. Brock is now and enlisted complement will to the parachute building and
and
450 percent,
stationed at the Marine Corps increase nearly to ordnance facilities However,
that the number of Jet aircraft
Air Station, El Toro, Calif.. Rep. Charles E. Bennett of Jacksonville
will almost double.
At Airman Schoof Pic. WalterE. said the reduction was
At present there are 71 officers -
Gustavson's average of 93.46 and! 987 men on board and a part of a general scaling downof

was the best in a class of 164. 1957 these figures appropriations in the economy
240 planes. By ,
drive, and hoped that the cuts
From Montevideo Minn. and
a will stand at 597 officers, 4,116
former student at the Universityof might be restored He Indicated
enlisted men, 390 civilians and
Minnesota, Pfc. Gustavson is 467 Jet aircraft that the changes appeared to "
mean only a further review cf
now attending AT School at i
costs by the committee, and
Memphis, Term. ._n_____ The House Appropriations subcommittee -
would not affect plans for the
A veteran of the Korean Cam was also asked by the ]
PIIOTO INTERPRETATION
Studying of aerial film shot
a run rapid development of the field a*. 't ta
paign aboard the escort carrier over the city of Jacksonville are Paul Buss, PHI, (left) and Lt. Navy for a total of ;,384,000 master base ,
USS Point Cruz, Peter Nieder, (Ud) James Babb, Composite Squadron 62's Photo interpretationofficer. for improvements at the field 1 jet
The film was later coded, printed and made into a mosaic fiscal It The entire $75,000: requested for
AEAN, was honor student at during the present year.
,map for training purposes, one of the missions of VC-62. expansion at naval auxiliary landing -
A'v fat i Ion Electricians Mate was estimated that future requests -

School, Class A. Cameras Shoot TerrainVC62's of $11,386,000 would be issued field :Mayport was approved I
% for expansion at the field, Most of the funds will be used 1

which, In time, should be approximately for land'I acquisition, to provide I
'
UNION VOTES
CREDIT
PI Office Trains Officers
a 20-million dollar activity greater safety areas around four

INCREASE IN SHARES Its present value is set at $7- magazines constructed recently ;

At its last meeting, the Boardof For Aerial Mosaic Map ReadingThere 846,000. S S 1 I f

Directors of the Jax The! Navy also reported that .
Navy The current construction pro-
are several kinds of jet planes and the majority of lay- '
Federal Credit Union voted to In- building since May 1 it has authorized \
calls for a parachute -
gram
aircraft. But there is still
think of
men jets mostly as fighter-type
contracts .
crease the amount of shares each ord- totaling $1,376,449 at
a cold storage building, (
of that shoots-with that is.
another type jet a camera, Cecil which Included three barracks .
member can purchase from $1- nance facilities, including a shop
500 to 2000. Equipped with from one to given areas. and magazines for munitions, plus for 172 men, and aircraft. .I
sometimes three aerial cameras, parking area. Another
$600,000
This Is another step in the "In peacetime the objectivesof some access roads.
depending upon the mission contract is pending for utilities,
the PI to train
forward progress of the facility, department are A later bulletin issued from
these photo jets are extensively and bids for a $517,000 high speed
which now has over 100,000 in officers for detachment, work Washington has indicated that ._
total assets. used by Jacksonville's Compo- aboard carriers; schedule and the appropriation requests were fueling l i station, approximately .
site Squadron VC-62, which is $160,000 for high intensity ap :
work evaluation training
Members who wish to increase photo cut back to $863,000 In the House
the only tail-hook photographic proach lighting and $63, 50 for ,
mosaic and
hops lay out
maps Committee
their accounts can apply at the Appropriations report
rcconnaisance squadron on the ordnance facilities are due August I
other details. An aerial moslac is
Credit Union office, Building 40,
Atlantic coast. realized. It takes approximately 15. .
from 0900 to 1700 Monday thru simply a large number of photos,
Friday. The photo reconnaisance planeis which have been exactingly three days to lay one out." On Sept. 1, bids for a mess hall 1 I''

an important eye of the matched for precise continuityand Lt. (jg{ ) Babb points out that and galley, estimated at $95,000,
Navy. What happens after an laid together in one large since last May there have been are due. Other plans for a $330-:

Pair Of VA105Pilots aerial photo recon mission? Results map to show terrain of a large seven .moslac maps made. Photo 000 dispensary and $250,000: for I"

find their way into the PI area. These maps prove Inval- interpretation work is not done communication facilities are being

TogetherVia office of the squadron. PI stands uable during peace and war. solely for VC-62. The squadron held in abeyance.

for photo interpretation. 1 t performs special photo recon- I

CoincidenceCoincidence ,/ S "Mosiac maps vary iri size according naisancc for other naval activi- ,J I.J I.

Let's let Lt. (jg) James Babb, tb the photo hop made to ties as required. ikI

has established a VC-G2 PI officer explain it: "Photo I obtain material for them. Before Assistant photo interpretation

strong "beachhead" in the careers interpretation involves several these particular kind of maps officer of VC-62 is Lt. (jg) Gil-

of two Fleet Air Jacksonville things. In the first place, during are made, the processed aerial! bert Haincs. Office crew includes

pilots.It wartime, officers are trained to film must be evaluated. Much Paul Buss, PHI; Alvin Paul, SALTY HUMOR FROM

all began in June 1946 when find out what the enemy is doing more time is required to makeup PII3; James Davis, PII3,' and HERE AND THEREThe

Lt. (Jg) John H. Brick and Lt. by photographing the terrain of mosiac maps than might be James Bowlin, PIIAN.

(jg) Jack E. Colleary entered the devil was always challenging -

Naval Academy as plebes. Upon ;:. Captain's Busy St. Peter to a game of baseball -

graduation from the Academy but St. Peter never took

they both received orders to the I Wears Three 'Big Hats' At Same Timer I him up. Finally, the Dodgers, the

same ship, the USS Coral Sea. Giants, and the Yanks all went

A change of duty for both to heaven. So naturally St. Peter

Brick and Colleary followed four Commander Fleet Air Wing t r -,Yw' '-- w ,( v rrnnw,,>uen puo. called up the devil.

months later when each receivedhis Eleven. "Now, I'll play you that game
orders to flight training at Commander Fleet Air Jackson of baseball," he said.

Pensacola, Fla., and Corpus Christi ville. t, "You'll lose," said the devil,
Texas. Commander Fleet Air Wings "you'll lose."

After earning their wings, each Atlantic Fleet. "Oh "
yeah? replied St. Peter
officer went his separate way, These are three big "hats" for f"is r y "Right now I've got the greatest

but not for long. They were sep- one man to wear especially all Ff y r collection of baseball players you
arated for approximately one "
at the same time. ever saw.
,
month and then reunited as mem- 'f. f A "You'll lose "
bald
the devil I I,
I 'Yet Theodore O. Dahl
bers of Attack Squadron 175 at Capt. tb : ,2r "you'll lose!I"
Fleet Air Jacksonville. Both pilots who is Commander FAW-11, has t
"What
makes we'lllose
you so sure
stayed with VA-175 until this distinction. IN ; ?" .
:May 2952. Then they were transferred "
"Because, laughed the devil.
CAPT. DAHL FELL heir to two _
to the newly recommis- rV 40j o.4IS "We got nil the umpires flown
additional commands as a resultof
cloned Attack Squadron 105 also ;Y t. r here!"
the recent detachment of Capt. Y r f
at Jax. ? .
A 4'ty J
While they were in JacksonVille Howard V. Hopkins, former Corn- Sheriff: "Did you catch the car

coincidence invaded their social Fair Jax, and Rear Adm. DelbertS. ; ae thief?"

lives. Both pilots were "con Cornwell, ex-ComFaliWings- Deputy: "He was lucky. We

firmed bachelors" when they reported Lant. had chased him only a mile when

to VA-105, but not so to- Because he Is senior fleet our thousand miles was up and

day for each has. married a Jack- Commander, both in the Jackson- we had to stop and change; the

sonville girl. Lt. (jg) Colleary ville area as well as in the chainof oil"
BUSY, BUSY, BUSY James Hinkle, YNCA, hands a triple
married the former Miss Shirley the FairWingsLant command, load of incoming paper work to Capt. Theodore O. Dahl, Com- 0 *
Evans while Lt. (Jg) Brick married Capt. Dahl was awarded the two mander Feet Air Wing Eleven. Capt. Dahl currenty is filling A stranger! while traveling
the former Miss Carolyn I additional commands. three pairs of shoes. In addition to acting Commander FAW-11 through Arizona, noticed the dry
Captain Dahl also Is serving as Commander Fleet Air Jax and
Compton. of Com- dusty of .
the
Although headquarters appearance country.He
Commander Fleet Air Wings, Atlantic Fleet
Identical orders were received by FairWingsLant are In Norfolk.Va. asked: "Doesn't It ever rain
Lt. (jg's) Brick and Colleary aftera ., Capt. Dahl will transact the bomber," he quipped. mander FAW-11 in Sept. 1953. here?"

26 months tour of duty with business of this command mostof TilE BUSY CAPTAIN prob- Prior to then, he was a member "Rain? Rain?" questioned the

the "Mad Dogs" of VA-105. They the time from his FAW-11 office ably will hold at least two com of the Reserve Selection BoardIn native. "Why, say pardner, there's

. ordered the duo to report to the here at NAS. "I think Nor- mands until relieved in the first Washington, D. C., and before frogs In this town over, ten years

Naval Post Graduate School at folk is a little too far to commute part of August. that, Commander FA W-1 with old that haven't: learned swim

a Monterey, Calif., for Instruction. every day, even with a P2V pa- Capt.: Dahl took over as Com- .headquarters on the Went const. yet!"



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week
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the team Navy's1ive titles in and the two 17th man Annual squads Southeastern made a clean sweepof Skeet 'i",''r"/ ;''Jf; !" : r'):'' .... '. .:.. 't"'t"1.( : : (. 'J.\.i.t.W\ ;."' :' f1. ,;'.,. 1:;>.tC'." /.i':. : ',. ". : and week surf.romping: in the sand _

Open Class Championships last week in the two-day eventat ,: : ''" (I.'fl".i '.' : }jf ( .:
j: .. '" ..'r: '.'.. 'l.. .. .,"O; t 3A \ A choice one for the "Their
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the Jacksonville Gun ,
Club. ". .. .
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The victory came on the heels went to Layola, who took a ; !] .' ". ,.' : { : : : J Navy Fliers, atlll starry-eyed
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of championships in the i. t :: :
Georgia .!
< ." recent of
one-bird decision from fellow .JY. 4. ,/ : over a upset conquest
Open and the Florida Open for .l': ,. .1 ) '. ::
Puerto Rican, Guerrero. .1": .V't. \: .. ... .: ... ,.\ ., Ft. Jackson's mighty machine, apparently -
the Fliers who wide ; ,
gaining
are .. left for
a two-game s e-
A of shooters from Jack- "
national recognition. *" son, pair Miss., won Class A and Btitles ':. .. f1', rr" ::j" "ir--I: ;?' "' ties at West Palm Beach in a big;

Ken Pendergras, Titus Harris, in the overall competition, 't.. Y 'l" 1! t. ) 9FANCY './I.;t. ,'"Jf"Ii .. hurry.

Bill Arthur, Joe Hayman and F. frank Campbell winning Class A : \. ;*' ; ,; ., Upon arriving at the East
L. Smith of Jax combined ,,; '
Navy \ ; n
with a 332 and J, E. Bowers i Coast resort renter, the Fliers
efforts to break 736 of 750 birds
copping Cass'B 'with 328. were met by a downpour It

edging the Jacksonville Gun Jimmy Stewart of Jacksonvillewon .' didn't let up the first day M tlteoptniDI'
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Club which shattered 735. % .
game was called off. '
Class C high overall in addition -

Shooting in the dual team to the Class C ali-gauge SHOOTERS-There's not a bare spot on the Jax Navy didn't get a chanceto

race, Pendergras and Harris to- title total of 319 table as the lax Navy skeet team displays the host of tropes unpack the equipment the next
breaking a
and awards won by the crack shooters at the recent Georgia State
taled 298 300 to beat the Puerto
x
day, either, for .the rains
birds. Open. Since this shoot, lax Navy has tOPped even more awards In werestill
Rican team of Sam Layola) and winning the Southeastern Skeet Open Tourney Flve-Man Team coming

Alberto Guerrero by three birds. Class. The skeetmen also own the Florida State crown Surveyingthe Just before heading northward

Arthur and professionalFred Lcdr. Crosby spoils are, left to right, Ken Fendegras, Bill Arthur, Titus Harris
Joe Haynian and "Gunner" Smith.Scorhrough after two rained-out date, a
Misseldine of Sea Island, I member of the Fliers' entourage

Ga., wen the only men to hare Mainside Special opened the large, blue equipmentchest

it perfect day with the 12 gauge and got a surprise _

guns, both breaking I 150 Services Officer Someone had forgotten to ,pack

straight targets the shoes and gloves'!
The feat netted Arthur high Assuming the duties of NAB *

honors and the Class AA i Lcdr.
gun Special Services officer < The 136th Infantry Keglment's

crown, both instrumental in the John T. Crosby, Lcdr Crosby, star\ hurler, Fred Klpp, has developed

Fliers' five-man team champion- better known to his friends as two habits-winning and

chip. never going to the showers earlier
Ted, takes over his new post
After being locked In a five k i, 4 4 rA 3+ .Q. .
yM than his teammates.The .
after four years ot duty in this
way tie with Francis Ellis, Tom-
area with VC-62. lanky southpaw from M- .
my Spicola, Layola and Pender '
Joining the squadron soon after qua, Kans., has gone the route
gras, Harris broke 75 stalght ina In
Upset 15 times In compiling a neat
shootoff for runner-up honorsin ts formation, Lcdr. Crosby has

the Class AA all-gauge race. served in a varied capacity, hold lt-1 record.

ing positions of education officer Tl>e start-to-finish chunker has
la the
regular competition,
flvesome brake U9 x 150, and training officer, operations Publinx Golf TourneyFreeswinging hurled more than 100 innings, .

remained tied with :25 straightin officer and temporarily as execu-' struck out 115 ,batters, allowed 4 6

the first shootoff round. All tire officer. Bill Scarbrough, kingpin of the Jax hits and 18 runs, only 13 of which

but Harris and Ellis dropped a LCDR. CROSBY has been In Navy golf team, confidently waded through the oppositionin were ea.rned.He' .

bird I.! the second extra round. : the thick of battle having served the 29th annual National Public Links Golf Tournamentat a capable hitter, too. His

Harris kept his string going in with VF-17 aboard the USS Hornet Dallas, Tex., last :week, before succumbing in the semifinal .400 average causes enemy pitchers
to handle him with caution.
and with VF-18 on the USS
,
the third round, as Ellis missed round.The .
The 136th .is stationed at Ft.
the low house bird on the number linkster was
steady Navy I Ariz., 4 and 2, to gain the semi- Benning, Ga.
five station to give the Navy tabbed as co-favorite along with mats t *

marksman the vktoy. the eventual winner after gliding
The sand of time
Spicola, of Fort Jackson, S. C., through six searing rounds as Andrews Nip Jenkins definitely
the high overall Lew Chaff, another. Jax Navy wield a big hand In changingthe '
won champion cool as a cucumber. %
entry, dropped a second ra.und color of sporting event
ship on a flip of a coin from El
lis. The pair tied at 341 Scarbrough, who seemed to match to Robert F. Daniel of San The ever Increasing parade of
was x
t hrlve I on the 102-plus degree athletes aboard the station U
350 when darkness set in. Francisco, 3 and 1, after defeatIng -

The 20 championship temperatures scorching the par Homer Dunn of Englewood, constantly adding I newcomer
gauge 71, 6,296-yard Cedar Crest course, while the.
Colo., on,the 19th green oldsters' slip !silently
was three-under regulation figures -
AE-A Claims No. 3 Other Jacksonville entrant, Edwin away.
for 81 holes prior to the Not a few have departed the
Jenkins, went to the third
semifinal round. scene lately and we'd like to
men
In NATTC
LeagueFor 4 round where he was upended by
Jack Zimmerman, mechanical tion some of these.
Andrews 3 and 2.
the third straight Aviation ,
year engineer from Dayton, 0., a free- Dennis Dietrich, of Fasron 109{
Electrician's Mate School, As Publinx king, Andrews qualified -
swinging, long-ball hitting links- who was catching the slants of
Class A, won the NATTCenter Intramural automatically for the Na
a.Lcdr ter like Scarbrough, eliminatedthe Don Ghdewell in Softball competition
softball championship by tional A mat e u r. Scarbrough,
Jax Navy star, 5-4, In the 36- ; Bill Madden, another member
a winning margin of four games. b Zimmerman and Joseph Evans of
hole aemi-finals. of the Beavers' softball corps;
NAWS School, in its first year St. Louis, semi-finalists, are eli Cal the
In First Calloway, middleweight
of competition, finished second as Crosby Try gible to take part in sectional
who scored such
Zimmerman, who seldom straysoff a sensation In
the season came to a close last Bunker lull qualifying for the Amateur. the Sixth ND meet
the fairways, was one over
week. He received his wings May 15, par while building a three-up lead Also, Don McDougall, who used

Intramural attention .is now and 1943 after receiving basic battle over Big Bill in the ayem round, Entry List OpenedFor to be tub thumper for FasronSix's

centered on backgammon training at Livermore, Calif, and but was two-under for the after athletic outfits; Ron Thompson

chess tournament at St. Mary's Pre-Flight Schoolat noon 14 holes. City Swim Meet of VF-174 ex-clnderman; Bill
FINAL SI'.\\DINGfeT (
Calif Naval personnel are invitedto Arras of VC-62 Roger Wood, bat
*.m W. I Moroga, old Zimmerman ;
.A};-A School .. .. ..II..... 31 3 The 26 year compete in the Men's andWomen' boy for Fasron 109, and Frank
MAWS School! .... ..........25 7 Prior to Joining the Navy, Lcdr. was then defeated by Gene Andrews
Spec. Seiv . ... .. ......... 21 12 Crosby attended Marin Junior City Swim Meets to Ederle, a member of FAW-ll'a
AU-H School! ....... .. ....... 19 12 of Pacific Palisades, Calif., be conducted the Springfield
AOA School ..... .. ... .. .... 20 13 College at Kentfleld, Calif. lie playing in his first national tournament keg team
AK Marines ....... .... ..... 17 17 pool next month by the Jack- C *
Personnel! to..... .. .... ..... 16 17 Is married and has a son, Ted, I 1-up, in the 36-hole final sonville Recreation De t-
AN-H School .. ..... .. ...... 10 18 Jr., 11 years old. par Frank I>u ka', tab I (''I tennis
... .._... round.
AGO School .. ... 16 18 ment. Instructor
at the
A I<:-A School ............... 11 2.1 NO NEWCOMER to the local usa, recently
Tra Fac. ... ..... ...... .. 10 25 Andrews, death on the greens, Trials for the women's meet topped Cecil Field's Robert Lovein
AO-B School .. ._._.. .. I 9 29 scene, Lcdr. Crosby .is familiar took the lead to stay over Zimmerman
--:+. -- will be staged Tuesday, Aug. a rough five-game match for
with the Jax Navy varsity pro-
James on the 34th hole when 3, at 1930 with finals slated the singles title of the City Table -
gram. He relieves Comdr. the Ohioan short of the '
was green the next evening. Tennis Tournament

No Taylor and chipped 10 feet past the cup. Entries must be filed at the Ben Schwartzwalder, head football
l "I will endeavor to see that They halved the final two holes
r Jacksonville Recreation Department coach at Syracuse University,
are
sports
Jax Navy varsity
Putter Hot 311 W. Duval st., is a lieutenant colonel in the Army
pressed to the forefront In the
Scarbrough defeated Honolulu'sSam by 1700 the day of the trials. Reserve.
commented Lcdr. Crosby.
a a'J.a future, Kapu, 1-up on the 19th Men's competition gets un- Lt. Joseph Conrad of Lackland,

,w.""' .............. "Also, the Mainside intramural green in the second round after derway with time trials Wed- Tex., AFB, has been named by
.-. ..... -. -..."'
;; : :&-t.-t.----t. will be expanded even
program drawing a first-round bye. 11 at 1930 with the USGA
One of the more clouded rules nesday, Aug. to the seven-man teamof
more whenever and wherever posslble" After taking out Larry Hols-
of golf is that touching on "out finals the following night. golfing amateurs who will

of bounds" play A. clear defin- houser of Charlotte, N. C., 3 and Entries .must be in by 1700 compete against Canada and Mex-

Uon of this is provided in rule 2, in the third round, Big Bill the day of the trial ico for the biennial Americas Cup

WEATHER OUTLOOK went four-under par in eliminating A high point team trophyand Competition at London, Ont., Aug.

fourteen.RULE FOURTEENa. Friday-Hot, with widely scat Milton Frank of St. Louis, individual trophies for the 12-13.

tered afternoon and evening Mo., 5 and 4. Scarbrough closed .
of
If you hit a ball "out three high point winners will
thundershowers. out the match with an eagle two. Fan; vHow long did it take to
second awarded.
bounds, you must hit a be
hot with Scarbrough's putter remained make you a star?"
ball from the same spot previous Saturday-Continued For further information, con
afternoon and evening adept M he downed Richard B. Basketball player: "Oh, I've"
ball WM' hit{ possible tact the City Recreation Department -
Preston of Detroit, 3 and 2, and been dribbling since I was a .
"ouf showers. 4-3331,
b. The penalty for/ a ball phone .
Thomas F, Lambie of Phoenix( baby"
Sam .
f ounds". I 14 .two stroked. .Sunday- .
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t Navy, Police Host Regional, j s

'

M District Pistol Tourneys

:
: t : .
: Jax Navy has its collective sights set on two coveted

'I I .1 t 1t targets in the forthcoming Sixth Naval District Pistol

4 Championships, ._

1 4 4w The District event will be run lice, sheriffs, immigration and civilians -

concurrently with the 23rd annual from North and South Carolina

Southeastern Regional Champion. Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee -
ships at the Jacksonville Police Mississippi and Florida

Range, July 29-Aug, 1. -----

Bob Stringer, Ralph Allen. I Bessol Watkins .

Monte Thompson, John Peterson, ,

Elmer Hoerner, Joe Hayman, Pete
Pace NATTC In
t, i r Bassette, Charles Castenedo and

Mt Ben Preston will wield irons for
r Jax Navy Stringer, holder of the Pair Of Wins

Navy's expert course record of
NATTCenter's softball I In.,
n
.., a' 288x400: has just returned to Into
posted a pair of victories 'in the
the
join squad.
u. Men's City Softball League last
Won in '31 I. '3'!
week, trouncing City Utilities, 12-

,. After annexing i consecutiveteam 1, and blanking Fire Derailment,
championships in 1951 and 3-0.
,... .
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,1".1< to fourth
3052, Jax Navy slumped
Al Besaol was In rare tOl'nIn
SEEK NUMBER THREE-Winner of the Malnside and City League soft ball crowns, Fasron 109 last season in the District behind
the
first two
: goes after title number three in the ComFairJax Softball tourney next week The Beavers are defending West Pensacola and Mem- game, issuing only
Key ,
I champions. Team members are, front row (left to right) Coach Ed Connell Nick Proscla, bingles. Johnnie Davis paced: the
rete Ball Ralph Bennett and Linwood Gray Bark row: Gene Cifford Gee! Giles, Tom Herrman, phis. victors at the plate
Dennis Dietrich, executive officer Lcdr. W. C. Hartraann. Don Glide*ell, Red Jackson and Jerry In order of finish arrears of Blaine 'atklns spun a three-

Thomas. Jax N a v y came SubRon Four' hitter In the win ner the Fire

i NAAS Saufley Field, SURAS-- men.

Fliers Enter Final Stage I t&chment, NAS Boca Chlca and Police Department, abetted

Jax Navy No. Two. by e\erul Cecil<< Field error,

Regional Held Concurrently downed the Navy nine, 7-1. John

All of the aforementionedteams Chitty nan the batting star with
Of 1954 Diamond Wars
and more are expected for I two IIlnrl ..

this year's District firing ,' Striking out 11 batters, Don '

Hopes are riding high as Jax Navy prepares for the Personnel are Invited to visit While the 6ND is being held, Glidewell throttled City Utilities,

1954 Sixth Naval District Baseball Tournament at Memphis, the USO Servicemen's Club at the scores of service marksmenwill I 9-0, to allow Fasron 109 to remain

Tenn., slightly more than two weeks away.A 37 W. Monroe St. The air-con also be totted in the Region- undefeated in second-half I

lot must be done before tour als for the right to enter the National play.In.
ditioned flub is from 0930
From what was originally an open
time 9 however. Championship in late August the Commercial Naval
ney August almost overstaffed corps of to 2330 daily, : loop,
Eight games, six away and two ; Hospital continued its winning
mound performers, a shallow four Thursday, July 22-9:15: p. m.,
on home confines, remain on the The Regional include marks- ; ways with an 11.2 rout of 0 k R,
hurlers are now avaiable, led by Melody Ballroom, with Chaz I
card. men from all branches of the after nipping NATTCenter Marines -
Merle Gunnet with a 7.3 sate Harris.
Having struck back after floun- Armed Forces, Secret Service, po- 43.
Others are Earl Blackstock Friday, July 23-5:30: p. m., I
Bill Miller hurled 0 R t.
dering in mid-season the Fliers I Ii -
((6-3)) who has won his last-four Cafe Italiano, Spaghetti supper;
have won 10 of the last 12 games 7:00 Miniature Golf. \ Jr. Swim a 5-5 victory over the Marine
for 25.24 record. An outstand- gamete, Lefty Frank Jankunis i : p. m. Olympic Tom CouKhllm batted I. th esinning
a ((3-5)), the only portsider on the Saturday, July 24-9:30: a. m., run with a 'tvrrim
ing mark considering the difficulties club and Petey Sheets ((4-3)). All day picnic at Gold Head Trials r ScheduledThe double.
encountered by the ]local .
nine. Leading sticker is the veteran State Park; 10:00: a. m., open I North Florida, DistrictOne OAR also M..B, 7-9, over

Jim "Granny" Coughlin, owner house all day; 8.-00: ) p.m., Dance llrovrard Lumber Co"1... the
All 0* Hand AAU, Junior Olympic swim
I of a .289 mark. Coughlin leads Sunday, July 25- 10.00: a. m., forfeit route.
No less than 32 men have worn Dunking Round Table, free cof- meet for boys and girls will be Fasron
I the club in hits, runs, total bases, Six, behind the steady
Jax Navy livery on the diamondthis homers, RBI's and is tied for the fee and donuts; 11:00: a. m., off held Friday and Saturday, August two-hit pitching of Vic Cieplinski,

j'ear. Enough for well over doubles; and triples lead. to church; 5:30: p. m., Vesper Services -I 6 and 7, at the SpringfieldPool. blanked Gibbs Shipyard, 30. Bob

three full teams. Twin Bill Listed and Refreshments; 8.00: p. Wenzel wielded the big bat witha

Barring injuries, tutor Frank Pensacola's Goslings host the m., Movies. double and pair of bingle
McCaffrey should have the same For further information, contact -
26-7:00
Fliers tomorrow and Saturday Monday, July : p. m. Jacksonville Terminal won over
crew on hand for tourney play after which Jax Navy travels to Ping I Pong instructions with the Jacksonville Recreation the NAS Civilians, 9-9, in the

that recently romped to nine ron- Robins AFB for single games Frank Puskas; 8:00: p. m., Skatingat Department, 311 West Duval Recreation League. A game between

secutive victories. July 30.31 Skateland, reduced rates. Street, phone 48331. Naval Reserve and Prudential

.The ranks may be strengthen- I The final regular season road Tuesday, July 27Spelling --- Insurance was knotted, 7-7,

el, too, as several promising newcomers trek is to Greenville, S. C., fora Bee with prizes, 8:00: p. m. Miami Beach announces a special when the league time rule halted
discount to members of the
are working out in daily doubleheader with Donaldson Wednesday, July 288:00: p. play.
.. drills at Mason Field. m. Open house, dancing to rec i Armed Forces. Until Nov. 16
AFB,> Aug. 1. ords.If. single and double rates, which l'mprove'd'Reds
In the last scheduled contests '
FairJax Softball normally are $6.00 and $8.00 per
before time Hunter you can act, sing, play,
Tourney ,
will be avaiable to service
Play Sets OpenerFasron AFB comes to Mason Field for a dance, or entertain in anyway. day, '
j the USO invites you to come men for $3.00 and $4.00. Face Braves In
109, at full strengthand two-game series, Aug. 34. I I
,I take part in the talent show The Biltmore is Miami's newest
rarin' to go, looks like the t
I I
team to beat as the Beavers j July 31, 1954. luxury hotel, with one of Four-Game Stay
NATTCGaIs S. the largest pools and beaches in 1
prepare to defend the championship South Atlantic faithfuls
Hotel the I League '
The Biltmore Terrace at area.
of the ComFalr Jax
are being treated to a' tight pennant "
Softball Tournament, July 27- On TopIn this
Stay -- race year, a complete ,
31. opposite of last season when only)
Don Glidewell, who hurled two clubs in
were contention after
the Fajsronites to last; year's City LoopNAS the first month or so.

championship, will again be on Waves pennant hopes Through Monday, Jacksonville

hand, as will such reliablesas were dealt a disastrous blow lat 1. a held a three-game lead over sec! !

Tom Hermian and Jlnwood week while i l the NATTCenterWaves ond-place Savannah, despite beingin

Gray.At. continued to streak alongin the throes. of a slump.

this writing, only two fine style.In s > Macon was half a notch: in the
teams had signified intentionsof Enter- of Savannah while
doubleheader at > rear Columbia
entering play but it is ex- prise Field last Wednesday! the was six games behind the
pected that at least six en- Centerites trounced Mainslde's loop-leading Braved and one-and-

tries will seek laurels. crew, 15-1, and then pasted' a 16-6 a-half in front of Montgomety.

Tourney director Lt. Dave setback on Springfield. AI Schact, the renowned bane-

BaiksdaJe announced that the The twin ulster act of Pat ball clown, will display his comical -
deadline for entries is todayat and Gerrl Gortky'u the whole a a a .4 antics before next Monday's

1600. story in the opener a* the. former game with Columbia, when the
X meeting of representativesof hurled a neat two-hitter 4n i Braves return from a week's road
all unit will
participating while the other half of the family stay.
be held Monday, July 26 at stroked double and single.In d .yrE.'J df The Redo will be in town through:

1300 in Room 111, Main Ad- the nightcap fray, Pat Got' .,. Wednesday with Montgomery due

ministration Building: sky kept up her steady hitting by ,., In for a four-game series July
Play will be held on NAS _.,. __ __ ....>."_ __,,i_
belting a triple. p n .n m.""''' '''''' '''''''"'"'' ''''''' ''' 29-August 1.
diamonds on a .double-elimina The NAS Wave a salvaged MOVING UP NATTCenter's Wilma Ellenberger reaches The Braves will enjoy their second

lion basis. something, however, with a 22-3 third safely after being advanced on a hit during second inning Mutual Came of the Day
Winner will repreent Corn- rout of st. Luke's Student Nurses activity of last week's NATICenter-NAS 1I fracas at Enter whe-n,the second game of the Re\)-
Fair Jax in AirLant play at prise Held. Covering the sack Is Faye Charlton The Center lassies -
tilt at BJ'tntwood ela-Jax series Is
11 NAS Quor.net, Aug. 913. in a league won the fray, first of a double bill, 151 1, then proceeded to blast broadcast) overa
Park. Springfield, 1C-C, to remain unbeaten in City Itaille"plaT.. nationwide hook-up July 30.


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I &mll1D Teen-Age ClubComments


t FOR RENT

( 8 bdrm.. newly furn. house. 5224

Bland Ph. 8-1432, Mrs. K A There's a cool bunch of charac-

Horn i ten aboard the Naval Air Station -

2 bdrm. unfurn. home, 5824 San who call themselves the

.Jue..n.. Ph. 8-1083, :Mrs. Palmer. The day has come when we "Jet-Cats' ," and meet each Friday -

2 bdrm. furn. home Pt. night at Building 804 to
Ortega must again say ,farewell to our
$125: )'h. 2.1709, F. C. Hillyea. Public Works officer, Capt. Richard bounce to the strains of the latest -
hep tunes.
3. rm. apt., $50.121 fi. heaver; Ph. ,L. Mann. Having been here

2.7868, Mr. Heft, 2820 DownIng trr for over three years,' he has now Minus the bop lingo, they're
I .. 4.p members of the newly formed
St, s received orders to the Canal Zoneas
Teenage' Dependents Club, comprised -
4 rm. furn. apt., $,:)0. 2958 Forbes the District Public Works officer -
; of the 15th Naval District of ilbout 25 regular mem-
Ph. 2-7868, Mr. Hcff.Eff ?J s ben, 'and an additional 25 pros-
1319 Hamilton Ave. Capt. Mann has become well
cottage, v'a pectlves who attend the meetingsand
$65. Ph. 8.3829, Mrs. Marcus.. known figure on the station as special events.
well as in the city of Jacksonville -
3 bdrm. turn house, $100. 2421
Last Thursday the I fifty odd
and the friends he
Blandlng Blvd. l h. 88-8502, Mrs. made while here many will, certainly teenagers ventured forth on a bus

: Speer.. s to the Officer's Club at
miss( him 'when he leaves this ar- Camp
4 rm. turn, home. Venetia 4349 ea. All of Public Blanding, as part of their special
Works join In
SUGGEST IMPROVEMENTS-Representative of the 56 Naval
DeMedia. Ph. 88-0412, Lcdr.R. events activities. The teenager
Air Station employees who have received $1,775 In cash awards wishing him a happy tour of duty
L. Rupp. during the past two months for beneficial suggestions are these in the Canal Zone.Congratulations pent four solid hours of swimming -

Two 3 rm. furn. apts., 2773 Lydia Overhaul and 'Repair employees. These ideas will save the Navy are water-skiing (behind the

St. Ph. 8.2409, Mrs. Gay. thousands of dollars annually. Left to right are: Hugh Ward, Alvin in order able piloting Comdr Bob Brun-
Cone, John Dec, Donald Denmark Jr., David Holmes, Robert I for Richmond H. Fus.iell, Jr., snapper ComFair Jax
ing, Staff dancIng
5 rm. turn. apt., near :5) Pts. Ph. ), -
Sheese, Charles Martin, Roy Smith and Capt. Leonid D. Coates, : auto mechanic of the transportation -
2-1772, H. U. Puryear. O & R officer, who delivered the checks. I division at'Mayport His ; singing and munching on hot-

3 bdrm. turn home. 6115'' Commo- wife dogs, hamburgers "and what have
11 I recently presented him with i y o u. Special assistant to the
dore Dr. Ph. 6-4050, Rogers. 56 EmployeesEarn triplets .

Furn. apt., 2604 Post. St. Ph. 7- group was Clarence Tubbs,
7295 :Mrs. Bray Several new employees have. arrived NATTCenter, who chauffered the

Will share, home, with couple. Cash For in Public Works Lorene bus, life-guarded, and led the
Kirkpatrick, Clerk-typist reported -
singing with his guitar.
1330 Belvedere. Ph. 2-6205,
'to the Fiscal Section Gwen- "
Mrs. Lane. I- ; ACCORDING TO C mdr. Wilson
Beneficial IdeasFiftysix : MflT
dolyn 'Parker, Clerk-typist has I
S rm. furn. apt. Ph. 884, Mrs. R. ,Bartlett, executive officerat
replaced Donna Scafidl in the
Usry. Naval Air Station employees NATTCenter and member of
? File Section
6 rm. furn. apt., 2636 Myra St have lent recent supportto Last, week-end the Club had its ; Joyce Muller, Clerk the Parents Advisory Council, the
typist reported to the Procure-
,
: Ph. 7-8516, Mrs. Cow'art. keep NAS Jax high on the list finest,turn-out since the Christmas ment Section, replacing Ruth teenagers have really taken hold

1 bdrm. turn home.. 8524 Materia among activities engaged In theNavy' hOliday with their new schedule
Ralsch and Theodoshla
Ave. Ph. Orange Park, 8-8244, beneficial suggestion Kennedy, In addition to the new decorations -
pro-
The Club management Is plan- Clerk-steno, reported to Maintenance -
Mrs Sadler. g ram. at Building 804, the council
ning some special events. ,Mem- to replace Elvah Thrower. has obtained soft drink
a
machine -
Furn. eff. apt., $60. 2215 River These men many of them .
Blvd. Ph. 2-8209, Mrs. Johnson 'multiple award-winners have bers will b'e informed through I ; candy and ice cream vendor -

Furn. cff. apt., 3215 Oak St. Ph. devised and submitted time and this column and the various Junior was bemoaning the fact and a well stocked "juke-
that his drycleaning had not been box"
88-2922, Harrison. money-saving ideas for new equipment plans of the day as to the arts. delivered."I .
From 1930 to 2030' on each
S rm. furn. apt. Murray Hill sec. safety measures, and new
There will be a Saturday nUt haven't got a decent pairof of the Friday meetings, certain f
Ph. 8-1760, Mrs. Ballentine. methods of production which the
Patio Dance. The turn-outs are pants to ,my name," he told members takes dancing lessons!
2 sleeping 1338 Belvedere. Committee Awards
rms. on deemed
his father. "What should I do?" from Chester Bennet
getting bigger and better and representa-
Ph: 2-6205, Mrs. Lane. worth $1,775.Individual "
"Well son, volunteered Dad
live of Fred Astaire Studios.
2 rm. furn. apt., 2511 Forbes St., checks, totaling that members are asked to come out
I suddenly, "why don't you sue Those who have been taking lessons -
2353 Myra. Ph. 7-4738, Mrs. amount were at early.Ladder. .
presented "
special them for promise of breaches? I are now in their fourth week,

Geruye. ceremonies during the past and have been described as "Real

2 bdrm. bungalorho 8-1703. two months to 53 Overhaul and Geo ge."

Sappington.. Repair civilians and three Public -
CLUB OFFICERS have been
,2 bdrm. unfu, 'n. apt., $55. 1651 Works employees.
elected, with Tom Queen, president -
Glendale st. ext. 654 Burt.
CA1T. RICHARD L. Mann
1
Twinkle
; Staggs Vice-president

1 bdrm. furn. apt., $50. 3664 Ued- ]Public Works officer, awarded a Arlene
; Nocilla
Secretary
rick St. Ph. 8.1598, Mrs. Bryan ,
$50 check to Donald W. Was- 3a,9P .J Jr and Jean Ellenburg, Treasurer.
1 bdrm. furn. apt., $65. 3664 Hed < ; '
mund; a $40 check to Wallace ; Each member will be furnished

rick St., Mrs. Bryan. Ward and $25 to Paul L. Johnson. with identification badge and

,:New 5 rm. home, Ortega. 2517 Employees whose checks were membership card. Cost of mem-

Doric Ave. Ph. 2.5224, M r I. j personally delivered by Capt. bership has been set at one dollar -

Harris. ;Leonidas D. Coates, Overhaul and ... per year, with 25 cents per

2 rm. furn. apt., $50. 3659 River- ]Repair officer, were: J. P. Dekle month dues to cover expenses.. A

side Ave. Mrs. Burrows. and George Krestalude who shar- 4 business meeting is held the first

3 rm. turn apt., $55. 3668 Boone ed a $215 award; Charles L. % Thursday of each month.

Park Ave. Ph. 2.8894. Mrs. Broome, $100;. Donald Nasslff, Membership is open to all teenage -

'. $100; Roy' C. Smith, $90; Louis dependents of Armed Forces

Nice 2'bdrm. apt., $75. Conv. to I Price, $75; J. E. Gay, $75; Rob- P. personnel residing In the Jackson-

NAS. Ph.. 88-9737, McMullen. ,ert C. Hawkins, Jr., $60; Daniel ville area

C .* B. Denmark, Jr., who won two Present members are mostly de

FOR SALE $50 awards and shared another pendents from the Naval Air Sta

Ranch type, 3 bdrm.. home. Wall .$50 award with Alvin C. Cone; tion, with some coming from Ce-

to wall carpeting, radiant elec- Milledge M. Thlgpcnn, $50, and cil Field and Green Cove Springs.

tric heat, parque oak floors. John Dec, $50.TIIIUTrriVE. Members have* all been encouraged -
A REAL TEST Ladders of
5344 Della Robia 8- to attend the meetingon
Way. Ph. dollar awards weekly
I Testing all types undergo severe testing -
4040, Lcdr. Zane went to I. E. Cassidy and J. B. at 0" R where such a Fridays, even though not tak-

S bdrm. house. Ph. 8.3903, A. H. I. Neel, John I, Brammer, John E. program has had fine results.No ing the dance lessons, to take ad-
Off At O&R
Knoll. Edwards, Jr., Albert P. Gray, and Pays ; ladder since the failures have ,resulted began.- vantage of the new club facilities

2 bdrm, 5109 Sunderland'Rd.., James W. Nolting. A. H. Lutgensand B. T. Patterson program(left) checks and dancing afterwards.

$7,950. Ph. 27879. Paul Torsanko shared a $30 No Failures YetWe ladder number; while Joe PLANS FOR THE future include -

27 ft house trailer 5637 CenterSt. award. Checks for '$25 were Brown (center) centers a 500- special dances, picnics and'
think of a ladder as a simple -
Ph. 88.7820, Mrs. R. C. earned by D. W Doel, William pound weight in middle of the other outdoor swims. At least one
which
appliance a person may ladder and Coley Gardner
Wolff. D. Estes, Charles M. Martin, Hugh the special event Is planned for each
use to step in ascending or de- (right) adjusts torque
New 2 bdrm. home, :5450) Marcia C. Ward, Robert W. Sheese, John scending. That's about all the wrench, against the rungs month.

Circle. Ph. 2-1308, B. W. Schaet- W. Deegan, John J, Wensten and thought most of us give to It.- The Parents Advfsory Council
ten. Leonard M. Ziesel. has had no ladder failures, and Includes Capt. and Mrs. L. A
But the word ladder
:
very goes no one has been hurt using them, Newton, Naval Hospital; Comdr.
1 bdrm.
bungalow, 4362 Garibaldi
Those receiving $20 awards much further at Overhaul and Repair -
according to Clayton R. Owens, and Mrs. Wilson B. Bartlett,
Ave. James
Owen.
were James J. Middleton and department, where they real-
0 & R safety engineer. NATTC;. Comdr. and Mrs. Edward
2 bdrm. house 5134 Banshee. Lt. !
Albert V. Lutey, Fred S. Pedrick, ly concentrate on this simple appliance '
Corbin out 160 ladde P. Irons, NAS, and ADC
Ganley, ext. 8586. H. F. Zeliff and T. H. Nixon; and this concentration points % rsand '
are' tested'each week. Mrs. J. R. Nocilla, Cecil
2 bdrm. CBS house, Murray Hill. Robert L. Winne, Sidney J. Bell, has paid dividends. \
tested include Field. New members for both the
Ph. 2-6714, Rufus Meriwether. William A. Elliott and H. Otis Ladder Failures stationary types,
manufactured in 8186-1 ladders Advisory Council and the teen
:3 I bdrm. Ranch Type home. Ph. Evans, and Arthur L. Hargnett Ladders can be dangerous but Shop"
and ladders controlledor age club are needed. Information
8.1072, H. P. Alters, HMC. Checks amounting to $15 went at 0 & R this possibility has been step
loaned to various divisions, and can be obtained by calling any of
to Oscar D. Lingerfelt, David E. combated with the installation of
all ladders controlled by Central l the above.
MISCELLANEOUSRide Holmes, Lynwood E. Blackburn, a ladder-testing program.

wanted from College and and Donald A. Scott. Folsom W. The thought of testing ladders Tool room. trained for the jOb.

Cherry to NAS. 07301600. Mrs. Linch, W. H. Chance, Jr., HenryF. was the idea of Czerl Corbin, Log Kept A log is kept on all ladders, including .

\ Kline, ext. 703, or 871485. I Wood; D. W, McGlothlin, FredS. quarternlan-joiner of the Carpenter Each ladder step is' tested, also date of entering service,

Ride wanted to San Francisco : Pedrick, Howard A. Scott, Shop, who submitted it as a the rails. Ladders are tested by type, where located, color and

about Aug. 22 Share expenses Charles M. Martin, Edwin Arono- beneficial suggestion a few years applying a 500-pound weight, and many other items which help the

and help drive Ph. ext. 559, wits and Carl A. Knapp received ago. Since the ladder-testing program use of a torque wrench. Crews repair section keep tab on lit
'
Holman. $tO 1wgrd", has been iix effect, OAR doIng the testing are specially operation.F .



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