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Creation Date: August 19, 1954
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VOL.-12 No. 21 UNITED STATES NAVAL AIR STATION, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA 19 August 1954

Home of Commander Naval Air Bases, Sixth Naval District; Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville; Fleet Alt Wing 11; Naval Air Technical Training Center
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Men He's $2, OO Richer Alter Re-enlisting
Qualified I
-T-.r---. .x Yww. _4. W.f ReenlistmentsShow

Sought To Fill 1L

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Foreign BilletsQualified S !- Slight


enlisted personnel,

with good records, will have an JSt 'ye Gain HereAlthough

opportunity to apply for "choice"

overseas assignments in billets located ,

in naval missions, offices of + in effect only a

naval attaches, military advisory short time, the Reenlistment

groups, joint staffs and Supreme Bonus Bill, known as Public

headquarters Allied Powers Eu- Law 506, is making its effect

rope (Shape). felt in reenlistments at local

commands.Since .
This ambitious program to select -

I topnotch enlisted personnel, passage of the bill, which

who can serve a* smart represen- ,, ,,A increases the average reenlist-
and America s } ment bonus pay from about $250
tatives of the Navy
," ;{ ---q i and also raises
overseas, has recently been an- __ ,.. t the maximum total -
nounced by the Bureau of Personnel t: ara payment to an individual from

," about $1,400 to $2,000, NAS disbursing -
j: :
: ,
'
1 :,, ; s officials estimated that

'A4': '!g ? ah5 "ship-overs" have gone up three
in rates
Those best qualified ___ 11 percent.
Instruction 1306.- ,
listed In BuPers ? "

6A will be given two-year over- Disbursing Busy

seas tours. Enlisted women are Since July 16, effective date of

eligible to serve only in Italy, HIS REENLISTMENT PAYS OFF-With his first enlistment due to expire, George Burr, All, the bill, through Aug. 17, more
France and Japan and' then onlyin (right) of Fleet Logistics, NAS Operations, decided to ship over and when he left the disbursing than $12,683 had been paid out

some rates. Personnel qualifiedas office, he was $2,000 richer. Ills $2,000.56 to date is the largest amount paid out to any personnel by the NAS disbursing officer for
shipping over locally under the new Reenlistment Bonus BUI. Burr's actual reenlistment bonus
aviation pilots can also apply. amounted to $1,146.60. Add to that $300( ) mustering out pay, $382.20 for base pay and leave, $117 for reenlistment bonus monies alone.

An eligibility list of those seek- allowance, and $59.76 travel allowance. Dewey Smith, DKC, of disbursing office hands over the Over the same period more than

ing overseas billets will be main- "swag" to Burr, who shipped over for six years. Of course, he had to subtract $275 hi income tax. $20,000 has been paid, to enlistedmen

tained by BuPers. All applications shipping over. The latter fig
Over A Talented Field Of 30
ure represents bonus, travel allow-
received will be acknowledged Ten Here To CompeteIn
their ance, mustering out pay and oth-
informing personnel
names have been placed on the Wins Jax ,Area OCS ExaminationsTen er items.
Morgan officers at N A S
list or other disposition of re- petty Personnel offices at NATTCen-
Jax will be among some 2,215 ter six
quests. reported : reenlistments,
enlisted personnel and warrant paying a total of $5,075.60 duringthe
Talent officers slated to compete in
Other eligibility requirementsinclude Navy CompetitionBesting same period.
exams Sept. 1 for future train-
: If ashore in U. S. or One Collects Over $:,000
ing at the Officer Candidate
overseas, be within one year of a field of 30 candidates, baritone James Mor- School at Newport, R. I. Largest amount paid to date' to

completing tour. If at sea, per gan, TDAN, attached to Fleet Airborne Electronics Unit De- Included in the local group a Jax individual shipping over un.

sonnel must have served at least tachment Two, was declared the winner of the Jacksonville vying for OCS are Robert Aus- der the new law was collected by

one year on sea duty. Navy area sea services talent contest held Tuesday at Main- tin, SKI, of NAS Supply; Del- George Burr, AB1, of Fleet Logistics
Personnel must have at least side Theater. NAS Operations department.
bert Bratcher SK2 NAS
---- Sup-
30 months' obligated service at who chance at Burr received $2,005.56: with $1-
Morgan won
a Youngstown, Ohio. ply; James Bryant, AG1, Aerol-
time of transfer, otherwise agreeto 146.60 bonus, $300
future stardom with his rendi- ogy, NAS Operations; Terrell mustering out
extend enlistment for the rep Contestants in Tuesday's pro- pay, $382.20 for base and
tion of "Wandering, will carry Cannon, AK3, NAS Supply; pay
quired time. Those with over 17years' the Jax banner in Sixth Naval gram, represented every Naval installation Robert Cooper, ACC, Ground (Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 4))
must to
active
duty agree District competition, August 27. in the area, plus the Control Approach Unit 17;
remain on active duty for three I
The district victor wins his Coast Guard and other scattered Stanley Tlskorski, ATI, Naval Alert Mech Averts

years. e or her way to the finals in New units. Lcdr. Ted Crosby, Special Air Mobile Detachment; Dale

York where nine acts will be selected Riley, AC3, GCA 17; FrederIck
Services officer, acted as master Possible DisasterBy
to appear on the Ed Sulli- Schlicker, CS1, Mainside
'Double of ceremonies. included
Mercy'Flight Judges
van TV show "Toast of the Galley; Frank Schultz, MU1,
Virginia At t e r WMBR-TV,
Town". station band, and James Wel- Heroic ActionSensing
Charles Ost, WJHP-TV and Bill
Assists
IN WHAT WAS probably the ler, AC1, of GCA Unit 17.
Blackburn, radio station WPDQ.
best evening's entertainment in disaster, an aleit

Polio Patients the history of Navy talent shows ..,, < .._,. Fighter Squadron 44 man averted

here, fans saw a real variety of possible loss of lives and property
The NAS Operations department last Wednesday by jumping into
acts, including popular and hill -
scored a double "mercy flight"Wednesday
billy singing l instrumentalists, .' a burning gasoline; truck and
r {
when it flew a 17yearold j jy'
and comedians. :i: driving it from an aircraft park
youth, stricken with polio and
ing apron where some 20 freshly-
Morgan won on a close vote
confined in an iron lung, to the fueled
Carolina Convalescent Hospital, over two other candidates, who + ta; parked. Jet fighter planes were

Greensboro, S. C., and brought .were selected as alternates. Sec-

back Mrs. S. C. Lewis, a young ond choice of the panel of judges, ,ref The cool-headed Navy man ia
Jax mother.Mrs. comprised of Jax radio and TV l ly N Gerald H. Smith, AD3, attached

personalities, was Emmett Rodl- to Fighter Squadron 41.
Lewis who was flown to
fer, AA, student at AE School at, MEMBERS OF the gas truck
Greensboro in an Iron lung last 4i
NATTCenter. R o d i f e r broughtthe crew were refueling a group of
November, has recovered sufficiently '
house down with his panto- / fiC Fighter Squadron 22's F2H-2 Ban-
to be returned to her M y9A
shee Jets 115:
mime performance.of "Pass the near Hanger around
home where she will be confinedto
,
last
S noon when
Thursday one of
Other Utter", and "John and Mar-
a rocking type respirator. sha". c the aircraft's fuel tajiks! overflowed -
Young Carmen Woodward, and burst into flames.
THIRD SPOT was given to '
flown to Greensboro, was --S Smith immediately ran to the
James Fields, AMAN, of Over-
stricken last July while em- fuel truck and shut of the emer-
haul and Repair department, who
ployed by Southern Ship Builders gency gasoline valves. "When I

Int. He was transferred In sang "Without A Song", as good looked up," Smith related, "1 noticed
as it has been anywhere.The .
an iron lung from St. Luke'i sung the aircraft's plane captain

Hospital to the Naval Air Station 2 -year-old Morgan, who STATION'S NEWEST IIERO-"I figured that the only pos- (Lewis K. Gross, also an AD3))
sible way to avoid an explosion that may have killed all of us
hails from Elizabeth, N. J., once
by moving van. jump from the burning jet. His
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was to ret that truck away from those planes. Thus Gerald
The Navy's R4D-8 was pilotedby performed on the network show Smith, AD3, (left) of the Kefueler Pool, explains his actions in clothes were all on fire."
"Paul Whiteman Teen Club". averting near disaster last Wednesday. Smith, on TAD from SMITH THEN leaped into the
Ceby G. Coward, ADC, (AP)
Rodifer, from Vallejo, Calif Fighter Squadron 44 jumped Into a burning gasoline truck and flaming truck and drove it 200.
and William W. Roberts, ADI, is also 20. Fields is the oldest of drove it from an aircraft parking apron where some freshly- yards from the parked aircraft.
fueled jet planes were parked. "I wu scared stiff he tells Chief
,
(AP). the',trio at 27 and .he conies( from Anthony Riclaradell! (right). (Please Tan to Putt 8, Cel. 5)





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** Undersea Phone Line I ROLLIN MAYHEM\ \ Strike One, You're OutT! 1


To Join Alaska, U.S.

Jt1K s American servicemen stationedIn

Alaska can expect speedy long-

distance telephone service when
Published I every Thursday for Nary and Marine actlritlH at Navel AIr
station, Jacksomlli, Fla. the American Telephone and Telegraph f77O
HAl, JaekuavWa
"apt. John S. Tbnch -_...>...........???,.,.,,n-.u.m,.,,.......,n....._ Commanding Officer Co. completes constructionof
(;o Jdr. John D. mm-h. .._, .txeculhe Officer
800-mile underwater tele-
rift Air aaaks.a.ule an
Rear Adm. John Perry ..............Commander
Capt. Richard O. Green .,...___" ......Chlel o( Staff phone cable system late in 1056. /

fapt. Theodore Dahl .,,,,..?. Elect Air Wlif 1.1.". ?...__....Commands The cable, with 36 message cir- ,, fcher
Comdr. Frank D. Uryer ..
Staff Officer
cuits, stretches under the sea
Naral l Air Ttrkiirtl Tr UIr Cuter
Comdr. Wilson R. Baitlett I ..................?..........................Commanding Officer (Acting) from Ketchikan, Alaska to POI .
Naval H.Ii.1
Capt. Edward S. Love, .Commanding' Officer Angeles and Seattle, Wash., to
CoptL.1 A. Newton .. EaecuUve OICc r II
NABTD the U. B. long distance network.

Capt. John U Counhsn! ___ ,Commanding' Officer (AFPS)
Comdr. C. Gray si mm. ...fcxecutlv Officer I
.
The JAX AIR NEWS published weekly at the U. S. Naval Air Station
yackionxllle. 1 lor Ida, and printed commercially with non-approprlted fund Then there's the rid 1 who
} to the goserrment and In compliance with NAVEXOS P-33. Rev. 11LIkU
to'o expense
1 ., are distributed I tree of charge: at the Naval Air Station the could have married anybody} she (
Naval Air Technical Training Center. Naval Aft Reserve liafnlnc Unit feral j
Air Station Cecil Field and the U. S.! "Naval Hospital. pleased. She's sing te- she never
"This fellow coming to bat Is a heavy slugger. I'll turn .
: the
Editor Andrew H
Planey pleased anybody.The "
radio up-we.re going to have a hit.
Assistant Editor-Helen Ha i per.; $ orts Editor Cordon Robbie. JO3.: Staff I ,, I
Repoitern-Jack Holmes, Pill, Clrculallon-Dlslitbutlon-Chui-k; Paul I, AO3, liene ---
Ciuke; SN. Sweeping New ProgramEye
The JAX AIR NEWS la a member Of the Armed Forces Press ?.""'c*. You Are Reminded Of
AFPS material appearing In this publication may not be ,reprinted without
the written permlsklon of Armed Forces Press Venice. Repubilcatlon of other 'America1 Contest
matter, except b! se.Uc publications, la prohibited without permlulon of Force
Editor: JAX AIR NEWS. Combat-Ready What does America mean t.
Editorial offices located Main Administration\ Bulldlnj. Phone extensions you 1It
HS4. 216 and 8164.
you can express your iwi.\

SAFETYBox MOVIESThursday Of 6.1 Million Men ings$1,000 in by writing entering you the can 1954 win


August 19 Freedoms Foundation contest.
Score Washington (AFPS)-A sweeping new military plan
manpower Send
The Raid Van Heflin, your letter of no nut
designed for the of all-out with the Soviet Union has
Disabling Injuries Through( Anne Bancroft possibility war than COO words to Awards Editor

Tuesday, Aug. 17 Friday, August 20 been submitted to the Defense Department by Dr. John A. Hannah, Armed Forces Radio Service -

This Month 2 Out of the Past....Robert Mitchum former Assistant Secretary of Defense for manpower and personnel. 1016 N. McCaddcn Place,

This Year 10 Kirk Jane Greer proposed set-up would es- Los 38
Douglas, : Congressional approval before the Angeles Calif. Lellm
tablish
force of
Days Since Lint Saturday, August SI a combat-ready current Selective Service law expires must bear name, rank, service
Lost-Time Accident 5GmGABOAM Gambler from Natchez.. Thomas 6,100,000 men either on active I number and organization. it
next June 30.
Gomez, Kevin McCarthy duty or in active reserves. Dr. must be received by Nov. 1 11 i.
Hannah disclosed the program on Secretary of Defense Wilson

AUGUST SAFETY SLOGAN XATTCENTEK his last day at the Pentagon, said the plan was subject to 1954.

"Long Chances Shorten Thursday, August 19 I where he served for 18 months. modification and he was "very I First prize is $1,000. Also
offered are 20 awards of
Lives" Champion Kirk Douglas, lie has teturned to the presidency open-minded about it." At the $100

Remember thin slogan-it Marilyn Maxwell I of Michigan State College. same time, he added, he would plus honor medals to other

mean money. Friday, Augu 20 ONE OF THE objectives of the insist that "we do a sound job .
I I
The Raid Van Heflin, I plan is to see that "all qualified this time (because) If we got in

Anne Bancroft i. young men will be required to I a war right now our re ervelet/ Navy EM May

Saturday, August; 21 I serve, through voluntary enlist up would be a very disturbing -

f-------; I Out of the Past...Robert Mitchum, ment or induction, as membersof thing for the American peo- Apply For

Kirk Douglas, Jane Greer one of the Armed Services. j ple-what we have now would not

1OSPITALThursday The plan would have to receive answer the puipose." Air
Academy
A number of new courses have '! August 19 THE PROGRAM calls for organized -

leen made available through Thunder Bay. ....'James tewait.. I Marines' Japan Korea reserve forces of 3,055,894men (Washington, AFPS)- Eligible

USAF1 during the past two \ Joanne Dru Stay Set At 14 Months immediately available in com- members of the Army and Air
months Added to the list ot bat units In time of Of"these Force both
Friday, August 20 I I Marine headquarters has announced war. regular and reserve -
courses' in which one may enroll 1,692,235 would be in .
Champion Kirk Douglas!, that the tour of duty "fully may compete for adnn
is, Retlety' of Crammer, World I Marilyn Maxwell for Marines serving with the 1st I trained, manned and equipped sion to the Air Force Acadeniv,
eo/rraphy; Advertising, Journal.
/ divisions" that could
lam I, Newt-writing and Auto Mechanics Saturday, AuguM 21 I Marine Division in Korea and the "within hour" be called up All preliminary screening tests foe

II and III. The Raid _.._. Van Heflin 3rd Division in Japan, will remain an by the Army. military personnel must beom.
\ The remainder would be in Navy, Dieted Dec.
Review of G rammer has been Anne Bancroft at .14 months. by 31, 1954.
Marine
made available especially for those : Headquarters also issued a loud Coast Guard Corps, Air Force and There are four ways that n.iii-
Definition of a golfer: A man "No" when asked of reserves.
the
possibility tary
I personnel
students' in grade level 11 or 12. may apply.
who blames fate for accidents, but of permitting Marine dependents "The whole thing is geared to
It gives an opportunity to piactice Applicants
seeking Congresl; ('ln-
feels personally responsible for to the day of active war with
a join their husbands the
the use of correct and effective al nominations should write t.
hole in one. In Korea and Japan. Soviet Union," Dr. Hannah em-
language and is an excellent I j phasized. their" Senator or Congressman giving

source for tutus e refer once otgi I their correct address, date of
Plans to cut the active forces to
ammer. birth and a statement that they
Would Geography will help you 2,815,000 by mid-1957 have been
have not been married.
understand the geographic frame- abandoned, he paid, and there

woik of the world and how geography will be' a leveling off next June Men (Making admission mulrr

influences our ways of liv- 30 at :3,017.000. the military quota should i.b-l

Ing. Information concerning the Till PRESENT maximum re- tain application forms from

woild's natural resources, important j quirement of a total of eight yearsactive their unit commanders. Those

crops, types of industries, 1 and reserve duty would be
and the methods which retained. men selected will take a fliul
/ by peoplein However, each year In

distant lands produce and exchange excess of 24 months spent on active series of qualifying exam.

the foods they need Is in duty would count as two Personnel of all\ militaiy rev
the main text.
years of reserve time. ices who are sons' of memben
Have you often wondered what
.
the label on a can of food or the i of any of the regular component

sponsor of the "baseball! game of of the Armed' Forces also Y1101
mmCATHOLIC
the day" really means? Does this compete for Air Academy appoint

mean AihrrtMng to you? This ments.

course is designed to give the I

student a knowledge of the basic Sons of deceased' veterans IIII.t l

principles and procedures. of advei 1 sons of Medal of Honor Winner

'Using. It acquaints the student Sunday, Mass-0800, 0900, 1000- should write the Appointments

with the vocational opportunitiesthat I St. Edward's Chapel. Branch

exist in advertising. AC-DC Generator TEST PANEL-William Se- ,I Saturday-0800.()

A new course that offers an introduction ation gee, AEC Electrician's, an instructor Mate at Schocl Avi- Dally-0630. II The correct address of the Appointment

to news reporting and Class B Sunday Branch is: Air Force
Test Panel gives Lee Murray, -0630-Mass at Hospital
to the general field of journalismis AddedAt At2, a few pointers on the new Chapel. Academy Appointment Bran <' h,

Journalism I, Xen Meriting-. generator test panel installed
for MORMON AFPTR-P-5, USAF, Washington:
instructional
This course is similar to that AE School purposes at
ll the advanced petty officer' 1930 Monday NATTC _. 25, D. C.
usually' offered In college. prO\id.1 school.
I I
.
A generator test panel -- ---.-- Chaplain's Office.CHRISTIAN .
Auto Mechanic II and III are
ing complete facilities for testingand ,Its numerous dials, switches and SCIENCE SAFETYZONE
replacement courses and offer controls.
checking AC-DC power sys- HlOp-Tuesday-Mainside>
more up-to-date knowledge on advanced Chapel
tems and components used In aircraft Circuit Office
components
such on
automotive techniques than atj ramp.PROTESTANT. THE BARRACKS COMEDIAN/ :
has been added to the Avia- motors,
relays: and switches also
the old textbooks. : MAY KMOW ITAt.LQT
tion Electrician's Mate School can be tested by the
equipment. GW
0930-A11 Saints' MANY A WISE
,
If you are Interested in theseor The Chapel. d
Class B at NATTCcnter. 062-pound
course machine
is 54 1100-AM
Saints' HAS NAPA FALLPage /
other courses offered Chapel.
any inches wide, 28 inches
through USAFI, come to the Education Checking of generators, inverters 69 inches high with all deep of and 0915-Naval Hospital Chapel.
its (Note
Center, Building 955: w and reversed current tut-out parts readily acceible for : Addresses of local
testing churches
tall Extension!! 556. are tA handled by the panel with and maintenance. I may be obtained by call-

'1111&: the Chaplain's Office, 425). aa tK r, fH Alves





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II Rule In Favor Of Deceased In Option Act CaseThe II Radio-Controlled Plane Meet Sept. Model 5 '

Model plane enthusiasts and,
Comptroller General has duced retired pay as annuityto tended the maximum income-, followers are invited to take partIn

ruled in the case of a retired widow; option 2, with 50 one half for his widow and one the air meet sponsored by the

SALTY M0fl FROM serviceman who filled in his percent annuity to his minor half for the minor children, Jacksonville Flying Rebels Model

THEREA Contingency option form for annuities children; and option 4, which and that the government should Airplane Club Sept. 5 at White-
HERE AND
totaling more. than half halts deductions an soon an nearly as possible abide by the house Field on U. S. 91, eleven

workman who had toiled ona of hU reduced retired pay, and there is no possible annuitant. deceased's apparent intention miles from' Jax.

river boat for twenty years fell died before the mistake could Since the rule U that all the With the maximum total 50 Model planes in this meet will

overboard and drowned. After the be corrected. annuities cannot exceed 50 percent of the retired pay, the be radio controlled, it is announce

funeral, a friend of the widow Borden E. Wolf, a Navy percent of reduced retired pay widow should get 25 percent ed. Some SO model planers from .

asked if her husband had left Fleet Reservist, had elected op. the Comptroller General said and the three children the other south Georgia and north Floridaare

tier well off tion 1, with 50 percent of re- it was obvious that Wolf In- 25 percent expected to be on hand.

l left Details can be obtained front .
"Oh, yes, she said. "He. -
Chief Clifford Hampaon, extension
me over $10,000"The
friend looked heavenward Marines Trained Civilians To 303 at the NAS. .Infirmary.

with an exclamation "Just image

ine! And him 'that couldn't even For Billets In NominateBy Extend Benefits

read or write!

"Yes," nodded the widow with ?c.
great seriousness, "or swim." Aviation SupplyThe FridayCivilians Under New Law

I have until tomorrow Inductees of the Korea period
first class of Marine train
Coach: "What's his name?" I afternoon to file official forms who did not enter on active duty
ees to report to Aviation Store.keeper
Manager: "Zszychliplichsztuei. School, Class A, to attend nominating members to the fourteen status, and their dependents, may
Coach: "Fine. Put him on the Employees' Councils and to be eligible for certain benefits
the "C" course received official
team. I never did ;like the announcer the Board of Directors of the Em- under a new law, VA announced
welcome Monday by Lt. Col. Frank
for WRNV." Association
R. Porter, Jr., new commanding; loyees' today.
Nominating petition forms maybe Public Law 463, signed June
officer of the Marine Aviation Detachment -
Student: "A fellow told me that c '! obtained from election officials 30, 1954, extends compensation

t looked like you." I whose names have been and certain related benefits to
Also on hand to greet the class
Instructor: "Where is he?" posted on department bulletin persona who have incurred disabilities
was Comdr. Ralph M Bagwell, t i
Student: "I killed him." boards while reporting for induction
director of training and acting ex-
To be valid, nominating ballotsfor on or after June 27, 1950,
ecutive officer for NATTCenter
She wa "Honey Chile" in New ; \ aa: the Employees'/ Councils will and to their dependents, on the
S *
Orleans, S'S in moat cases require the signature same basis as has been authorizedfor

The hot pot of the bunch; TiN riMS of 18 students repre- of at least ten persons. How- I inductees of World Wars One

But on the old expense account sents the beginning of a streamlined ever, only five signatures are and Two.

She's gas, cigars, and lunch course in Marine Corps x yea recessary:: to validate a petitionfor These benefits are compensation

S I Aviation Supply, designed to qual- an Employees' Council in a for service connected disabilitiesor

When bookie activities livenedup ify graduates for supply billets department or group employing death resulting from these dis '

in New York again recently, with Aircraft Fleet Marine Force NEW MARINE SKIPPER leas than one hundred people. abilities, and hospital and outpatient

police paid a visit to a Brooklyn activities. It is on a similar basis I Lt. Col. Frank R. Porter, new All nominating forms for the treatment for such disAbilities

newsdealer who kept his two with the course formerly taughtat commanding officer of the Marine : Employees' Association electionswill '

Cadillacs parked in front of his Marine Corps Aviation Technical Aviation Detachment at carry at least ten aignatmes. The law stipulates that any per-

store. School at Quantico, Va., which class NATTCenter of Marine speaks trainees to the at first AK Names of nominees will be pub I son who on or after June 27, 1950,

"Belong to wealthy customers was disbanded in April of 1933. School. The class is the first to licized Sand the date of election suffers a disability in line of duty

asked the lieutenant. Since the Marine Corps has a undergo a streamlined coursein announced following the nomination and not the result of his or her

continued need for training avia- Marine Aviation Supply.r period. There will be no nominations own misconduct while en routs
"No, said the newsdealer,
tion supply personnel, Marine I for the Mutual Death under orders to report to a place
they're both mine. You see, Idon't will be staffed by: nine Marine '
trainees were pipelined into the Benefit Society Board of Trustees, for final acceptance, induction,
have a phone and have to instructors. Two Marine instructors I
AK (A) School here The first as Society members will name or entry upon active duty, or
go across the street eight or nine will be responsible for the
class convened in 1953. To date this group at election time from II while at such place or en rout
times a day to use their phone. end product, and will teach all
414 students have completed the among the member hip, home, shall be considered to have
Well, how many times can you subjects. M/Sgt. G. H. Smith and
course, and five classes of Marines Incurred such disability in the .
go into a store without buying S/Sgt. W. A. Relgte will\ instructthe
something?" are still taking the course first class. Info On AA AvailableFor active military or Naval service.
which is primarily designed to .
information concerning Alcohol
provide Navy airmen with aviation In his welcoming speech, Colonel JIf
'Is that you Sam ?" the wife supply training Porter emphasized the rela- in Anonymous, rail extension Will Be Tougher

called out to her latereturningand 648.
of
i tiviely unglamorous position .
somewhat inebriated husband supply personnel in the line as Now To Apply For
The new "C" court l in ot six Toastmasters :Meet
"AU I know grumbled Sam,
weeks duration, and aviation being one of the most importantto
supply -
slamming into the buffet, "is procedures applicable to Air the efficiency of the u nit, With Local Group Q AllowancesEnlisted

that I'd darn well better be!" craft Fleet Marine Force activities and said that "commanding officers Toastmasters of Jacksonville,

S 0 s will be stressed. Lt. Clyde must place their utmost confidence Jax Beach, and Jax Navy held personnel applying l

A lawyer was attending a fun. Butterfield, Marine liaison officer in the ability of supply their first joint meeting Wednesday hereafter for basic quarters allow-

o eral. A friend arrived and took who was assigned to the AK personnel to have ready the needs at the Chateau at Atlantic ance for their dependents are going .

a seat beside him, whispering, for operations. Beach to find eligibility a lot tougher
School in May 1953, will be responsible -
''How far has the service gooeT"'I11e as the Navy has ordered a
for the administration --C. Comdr. John L. Carter, Com-

lawyer nodded toward the of this course, "I guess I've lost another pupil Nab 6 Operations Officer, represented more extensive check on such ap-

clergyman in the pulpit and whis- said the his 1 the Navy during the after plications.The .
Designated a "C" course torspecia.Hzed professor as
follows which
pered back, "He just opened the dinner speaking i competition move a study
training, the course glass eye rolled down the sink. revealed that a large number of
defense"i among the three clubs.
service defraud.
1 personnel were
According to Comdr Roy M.

One of tile freshmen took In a Hornet's Nest Aboard Station Said Isman, newly-elected president of false ing the dependency government claims.by i making The

strip tease last summer and the the Navy Toastmasters, some 20
next day went to an oculist to Navy clubmembers attended the study, conducted by the services,
have his eyes treated. To Be Possibly Largest AnywhereFleet function. showed that in July the Navy had
investigated 640 allotment claims
"After I left the show last -5*---
night," he exclaimed, "my Air Jacksonville oper- big VF-44 "Hornets," and locate Coed: A girl who didn't get her and,had. found 102 of them fradu-
eyes
ates perhaps the largest hor- in school.' lent or improper
were red and sore and inflamed." ed on Hornet Street. man high

The doc looked him over, net's nest in existence. '{. "." ". ,,"" ." ,.> .." '<',- ., ....+.. .'.:.., '. .' BuPers personnel has ruled applying that for all baa-enlisted

thought a minute and then remarked Although nearly 2,000,000 ic quarters allowance for their

: "After this, try blinking times as large as the average < ; ; : dependents must now provide evi

your eyes...once or twice duringthe hornet's neat, this man-made ; :: lf d: < ". < : ; dence of the relationship, a certified -

show-you won't. miss much. counterpart houses a mere one- ; copy or photostat of hi*

fiftieth as many inhabitants.The > marriage certificate, and a certified
copy or photostat of the birth
Patron 721 Reserves
extra room is used to house
certificate of each child
erAssrr s rg5g -4 .......
the hornet's wings, the F2H
narrYaa ;
Arrive From Glenview 4 In cases where it is impossible

, "Banshee" jet fighter. to obtain a birth certificate fora
Eight P4Y "Privateer" patrol ,- ,. R '
N i child, an affidavit< of two unrelated
bombers landed at NAS Jackson This Is the home of the Ron- i
slice flying "Hornets" of Fighter persons having knowledge
ville at about 1430 to
Sunday
of the date of the child's birth
mark the beginning of a two Squadron 41, whose nickname \ :
and the of
name its patents will
week training cruise for 160 reserve was acquired In 1951. be acceptable.

officers and men of Patrol But the story doesn't end tx .

Squadron 721.Thirty.one here! s
TV Developed For
officers and 129 enlisted When the Jacksonville Naval ,

men, most of whom are Air Station was commissionedin l M Battlefield StudyThe

Midwesterners, comprise the unit 1910, the streets were named first public demonstration

which is home-based at NAS after famous fighting ships of of experimental television war

Glenview, Ill the IT. S. Navy. One of these shown at Ft. Meade. Md., Aug.

Comdr. William C. KidJ is skip streets received the name Hor HORNET'S NEST This Naval Air Station street marker 11 It is designed to give Army's

of the reserve group. His net. bears the name of the famed aircraft carrier USS Hornet. The tactical commanders immediate
per Fleet Air Jax squadron: hangar in the background houses the"hornets"
the Station can boastof knowledge of battlefiell! situation
executive officer la Lcdr. Harley Today
of Fighter Squadron 41. Care in the foreground are
McCormlck a huge hornet's neat, hous owned and operated by the "Hornets" ot the squadron. *,-(AFPS).



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Fasron 109, VF44, VF-22 Report Says Russia Has 90
Subs In Pacific

There may? be as many as $&

! : Scouting Jax SquadronsFasron Russian submarines In the Pacific -

area, according to Vice

109 Adm. William Callaghan, com

Twenty-nine tIc r o w" hopefuls serious injuries. mander of the U. S. Naval Force

from Fasron 109 went to the VF-44 welcomed; Billie W. Mor- in the Far East.

I post last week to make their bid[ ries,' AMI, to the fold this week. "Since Russia has a total
of
for third class. Fifteen were on The squadron also welcomed 375 submarines," he said, "it
hand for the second class exams aboard 5 AO N's. They are: Al- safe to expect one-fourth Is
fred B. Barton, Ronald L. Deehr are in
the following week. the Pacific and could block
Onward L. Henderson Walter P. sea
I I The squadron softball team has lanes by prowling outside hllr-
f I McGinn and Neil R. O'Brien, who
done it again! This time they
all enlisted in the Navy within born"s
I copped the ComAlrlant Softball *--
one day of March 4, 1952,
Championship R. at Quonset Point, VERTICAL TAKE-OFF

I.Along with the tiemendoug VT-22 PROVES SUCCESSFUL
Three VI2Z veterans of the
championship trophy each man recent Korean conflict have departed The first free vertical take-off

received an Individual trophy and from the squadron. in history has been made by the
y; ar
jersey with "AlrLant" lettered
Herman Harjer, ADC, who joined Convair XYF-1 delta-wing experimental -
across the front. The team will the ranks of "Fighting Cava- MEET TilE "ENEMY"-These 11 members of Utility Squadron fighter plane at N A S

travel to Key West, Fla., next liers" as leading chief back in 4 detachment and the JD Invader twin-engine aircraft combine Moffett Field, Calif. The plane
week in hopes of capturing the to form a tireless "enemy" force that keeps Navy-Jack- takes off and lands in
a
1952 will vertical
to the
highly touted Atlantic Fleet report Training sonville defense razor sharp. They act as the enemy, (to be tracked -
Command at NAS Pensacola, Fla. on radar and intercepted), and provide airborne gunnery position, yet can fly horizontally
championship there. Chief Harjer was with the squadron targets for ships and aircraft. The "enemy" personnel are front at fighter plane speeds.
Lt. William Jakes, personnel of- when they deployed to the row (left to irght) James Preiser, AMAN; Calvin Gore, AMC; < t .

ficer, was transferred to the Uni- Far East aboard the USS Lake Melvin McCleary, ADCAP); Lt. Henry O'Neill; Charlton Hawkins Door to door salesman: "Is
versity of Mississippi at Oxford AMC. Back row (left to right) Lawrence Watkins, AD1; YOU1'mother
where he will continue studies for Champlain.Lt. James Tolar, AT3; John Drenth, A03; Fred Wallace, A03; John engaged?

his degree. (Jg) Stanley O. Smith, a Batey, AE3, and Charles Lashare, AD3. Small boy: "I think she's mar-
"
William A. Clingan, AMI, Robert VF-22 veteran of 20 combat missions Hats Off To VU4ShotAt ried.
over Korea has assumed
E. Ballard, AD2, and Edward ,
M. Kahre, DT2, all reported civilian duties again. He will
aboard for duty last week. I study at Michigan State College, 'Most Unit' Would Like

Personnel who were recently Lt. (jg) Smith is one of the

discharged are Charles R. Moore, few fishermen alive who can't Someday To Reverse The SituationA A ; -'

AM2, and Charles R. Parrott, boast of hooking a record catch. _
DT3. Although he owns a complete lone twin-engine medium porpoise this is no unusual

fishing outfit, "tough-luck" Smith bomber sweeps down from behind I sight. They have seen it repeated aF p. t t4i4 .

VF-44 left the Jacksonville area without a cloudbank off the eastern time and time again for more than

The "Hornets" will hold their catching' his first fish. coast of Florida. Immediatelysmoke two and one half years.

all-hands"! party at the Ballroomof Lt. (jg) Charles W Smith, also and flame blossom out from THIS PLANE IS ONE of two

tfie><< Hotel Roosevelt leaves the VF-22 the of U. S. task
this Friday fold for civilian ships a Navy JD "Invaders" operated by Fleet
August 20, from 2030 to 0100. life. He will attend the University force slicing through the blue-
Air Jacksonville's Utility Squadron -
._ Expenses for the party will be of Kentucky. Reliable reports green Atlantic below, and a maze

paid for by the Welfare Fund so have it that Lt. (Jg) C. W. of steel hurtles up toward the : 4 detachment. Two pilots

it won't cost anyone a single cent Smith has been accepted as a plane and nine technicians strong, this *': :

to attend.A junior varsity cheer leader for the To the oldtimers around these detachment has had the mammoth ;. F

dance orchestra Will provide U. of Kentucky. I, "parts" mostly sea gulls ands I task of being an aggresive "ene- r .

music for dancing. A sell out is my" force and providing airborne

expected for the gala affair: andit gunnery targets for ships and

should prove to be a lot of fun aircraft in the Jacksonville area

for everyone. since the fall of 1951, .

The entire "Hornet" squadron Towing the huge 30-foot targetsleeves"
extends Its congratulations to Ger- "
is the most important
ald II. Smith, AD3, for the extra-
work of the big blue, orange and
ordinary he showed when .
courage
red "
trimmed "Invaders. Most of
he drove a blazing gas truck I II
the towing service is done for
from the "Banshee' line. His actions s FAFP5
ships off the coast of Florida and

undoubtedly allowed many personnel in the area to escape J ,
i' k : (4 I 2 behind the JDs, these targets get
a hit by everything from 50 cali-

To Drop 45,000' qF41 bre inch machine shells. gun bullets to eight


Inactive OfficersIn 5t1N THREE COLORED TARGET QP Photo
since'xa
t sleeves are used black, red,

Reserve ForcesThe and white. The color used on MAMIE RELAXES With

any given occasion is determinedby all this fast-and-free voting go-
inactive status list of Naval the amount of light availableand ing around, we're inclined to

Reserve officers is due for a the type of terrain.On nominate lovely Hollywood
\ .. .... starlet
Mamie Van' Dorm as
and will affect
pruning process TilE "FIGHTING IRISII'-ThIs smiling contingent of chiefs a normal target towing job, "Miss Appendix of 1954." You
some' 45,000 officers, it has been represent the "Fighting Irish" softball team of Fighter Squadron each of the VU-4 detachment'sJDs don't'have to be an MD to wantto

I evealed.To 14 stationed at NAS Cecil Field. The sign in front of mascot carry 12 targets towing take this shapely lass out.
be dropped are reserve of- Randy Wilson, 9, shows their combined ages (605) and their them one at a time. If the ships
ficers no longer taking any ac- total years in service ((263)). Front row (left to right) are: Jerre request it, the planes
O'McBride, ADC; Raymond O'Burger, ADC; Dominick O'Galll- will fly QualificationsFor
tive in the
part reserve program. tano, AOC; Mascot Wilson; Walter O'Landon, ADC; Richard over while the ships fire at the
The weeding out process follows O'Murphy, ADC, and John O'Knight, ADC. Second row: George target and then drop that tar-
action by a 15-man Navy O'Wilson ATC; John O'Furstenberger, ADC; Charles O'Klmeral, get close by where the ships Missile Rate
ADC Archie O'Henson, ADC John O'Caniey AMC Elton O'Lar- can
disposition board, which reviewedthe ; ; ; pick it and check
records' of Reserve gent, AMC! and Jack O'Day, ADC. Team members missing from up the accu- The Bureau of Naval Personnel
some 72,000 photo are James O'Fadfield, ADC; Harvey O'Belyea, ADC; Vincent racy of their gunnery.
officers. Those tagged for O'Smith, AMC and John O'Loftus, AEC. Minesweepers: shoot at us more has.just issued qualifications for
removal from the inactive status advancement to the newly established
than
any other type of "
ship, said
list will be given 60 days to eith- VF-14 Boast
Lt missile-
'Fightin'Irish'Of Henry G. O'Neill, who is the ratings of guided
er take an active part in the
VU-4
detachment's only officer, man (GS), aviation guided mis-

reserve commission program, resign their 263 Years Of Combined ServiceThis and half of its pilot staff, The sileman (GF), and aviation file
retire without
or pay other half is Melvin_ .T._ _Y"._ (.'-I..,,,...
There were-121,231 on the list in nn control technician (AQ).
AOC
Winning a starting berth on "Fightin' frish" contingent (AP). Two more chiefvpet-

April. the New York Yankee baseball is presently active in the intra- ty officers and seven white hats The new qualifications will en-
Inactive Reserve officers
are team is easy compared to the requirements complete the detachment's roster. able enlisted personnel now work-
to obtain 50 retirement squadron league at NAS C e ell 1
required
necessary to join the N A V A L AVIATION ing In the Navy's guided missile
Field and boasts .500 counter-
a winning
in order to
annually stayon
points ranks of the Fighter Squadron parts of the Western program to change over to these
against stiff
average competition. movie bad-
the ISL. automatically -
They get
Irish" softball team. new ratings. The first service-wide
14
"Fightin' i men, the
This is remarkable considering men and planes of the
in
15 points for participating
competitive examinations for the
This hustling 17-man squad requires that the "Fightin' Irish" ages VU-4 detachment are always _
the training program. Remaining new will be conducted in
ratings
that each player be supplied the "enemy."
total 605 and whenever When they
years
35 points are acquired by at- they are not Feb. 1955.Personnel.
tending weekly drill periods or with a nominal amount of take the Field, their combined being shot at they are being tracked -

through correspondence courses. coordination, attend all practices, years represent nearly three cen- on radar and intercepted by with other than AT,

Reducing the number of inac- fit hit "Fightin' Irish" softball turies of]; service with the Navy. Navy, Air Force, and Air National ET or FT ratings, who have par

tive reserve officers is being done uniform and oh yes! This amazing total of years Guard aircraft. tlcipated In the guided missile

to bring about normal reserve be a chief,, in the U. S. Navy. could be thought of as a decided How does it feel to be the program for over two years, may

training program, according to of- I The tag "Fightin' Irish" to handicap but not in the eyes "enemy" all the time T"It's be recommended by their com
manding officer to Chief of Naval
I a mUmomer. Not all team members of the "Fightin' Irish" players good "
flcials. duty, said Lt. 0'- consid-
Personnel
i are Irish but this h a I On several occasions they have Neill, "but I think that all of us for special

Isn't it odd that a girl friend of been corrected somewhat with thoroughly shellacked teams whose will be glad to get back on the eration regarding for eligibilityin

a mouse will accept a date with UM placing of an "O" !it front members are considerably younger 'sheriffs posse' and shoot rating. Such recommendations
at the
should October
be to
A 'vlf? of e*(h I'll.....,.'. by wide margins other fellow for twhile" 1. submitted: prior

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19 August, 1954 JAX AIR NEWS Page Five .


Cuban Reporter Emergency Measures Listed



Takes Notes On Know How To Protect Life, .


'Cane HuntersA


Cuban newspaper writer, rep Property During 'CaneIn

resenting: the Prensa Libre news-

paper of Havana, Cuba, spent last week's issue of the Jax Air News, personnel were advisedof

several- hours at NAS Jax last the dangers of severe tropical storms or hurricanes that might .

week to gather information and :; strike during the period between June and November.

pictures for a story on 'Hurricane t\ k \ C PkiS; A r ,: Let's find out more about hurricanes -
Hunters" of Airborne Early Warning ed by the American Red Cross
and -
precautionary measures
and the Station. They are apple
: Squadron Four. that should be taken by each
cable to all personnel.
Equipped with camera, the writer individual for his personal protection. -
SHELTER AND FIRST A I D
conducted on a squadron-
was < .
wide tour of VW-4 to gather information P\f These storms, which originatein STATIONS These will normally -
be established in your neigh-
for his Isaac
story. the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico
Astudillo' top writer for the Pren- and West Indies areas, move borhood area, possibly at the near.
sa Libre newspaper, climbed intoa est school building. Should your
northerly at about 10 to 30 miles
house not be secure, plan to go
VW-4 the aircraft'
"Neptune" as -
: per hour Storm conditions prevail -
elsewhere
crew performed as if in but go early. Take
over an area 300 to 600 milesIn
food for at least one day, blanketsand
flight on a typical hurricane re- diameter with high 'velocity

connaIsance flight. winds extending more than 100 pillow.

Following the demonstration, Pilot ENDS EXCHANGE-At the miles from the center of the storm. SICK PERSONS The American -
Exchange duty Red Cross will
usually make
Astudillo, who speaks very little with the Navy, ending 13 Hurricanes follow certain laws
English commented "I know that months with VC-62 here, Capt. and trends, but as yet no one arrangements to transport sick
my people have little to fear ofnature's Departs VC-62 Charles Melton (left) Air Force people to places of safety.
can predict their exact course in
is his
pilrft, "Navy"wings
presented SECURE YOUR _
unexpected violence with and crossed-tall hooks by the early stages of forming. :Even BUILDINGBoard
the well trained flying crews of After 13 MonthsNavy Comdr. W. Donald Diets, skip- after being formed, they can veer windows if you can do it

VW-4: conducting their 'storm per of VC-62. He chalked up and hit a totally unexpected area. securely. Have strong bracing for
hunting' missions In the breeding are a fine lot; their 250 Jax air hours while with the Therefore, all hands should remember outside doors, and strong catchesfor
photo reconnaissance is squadron.
training casement windows to
grounds of hurricanes. that once a hurricane is prevent
The feature story will deal with excellent; their fellowship feelings reported, preparations cannot be- them from vibrating under wind
towards the Air Force is splendid. You Collect If You Arc conditions. Make
the "hurricane hunting" work gin too soon. provisions for

VW-4 conducts dally throughout Those were the parting wordsof On the Ball SafetyWiseDon't From observation of past opening a window or door on the
the Atlantic, Caribbean and Gulf Capt. Charles S. Melton, Air leeward side of the house to pre-
the blues in storms, the following steps for
regions. In the past, information Force pilot on exchange duty at cry envy vent a vacuum being formed by ,
of others who boast that 'they self-protection have been compil-
compiled by the hunters was util- Composite Squadron 62 for the wind suction.
have just been handed a free
past 13 months. I
ized by the Cuban government Loose material and moveable
saving many lives and consider- Captain Melton, who returns to new crisp one-dollar bill or Vet Of Korealeading objects, such as boards, garbagecans
a free meal chit to the Civilian
able property that would otherwise his old outfit, the 17th Squadron, porch furniture and the

have been caught In the Attack Reconnaissance Wing, at Cafeteria. PO I like, should be placed where

storm's path.Need Air Force Base, Sumter, S. C., It can happen to anybody- I there is no danger of their being

+ claimed that his tour of duty with anybody, that is, who can recite (This II the 43rd 'in a Petty0leerotheWeek lifted and blown against a build

VC-62 was an Interesting experi- the safety slogan for the series at the ing or through a window.
Flying Skill month of August. The safety
ence. Keep inner
Naval Air Technical Training<< partition doors
While with VC-62 Melton\ slogan this month is "Long Center) I closed to avoid transmitting the

Plane Know-How made a Mediterranean\ cruise, Chances Shorten Lives." A veteran of the Korean Campaign full suction on the leeward wallsto

and piled up 250 air hours. Ho "Lucky Duck" winners the with one battle star for service the inside of the windward

has a record of 1,500 air hours past week include J. K. Ryan, aboard the carrier USS Es walls.
To Become PPC
with AD3, 0 & R; James Bradley
jet type aircraft.It sex, Fred Thomas, DK2, is pay IHI\KINJ WATKR; Sterile
EM3, Boat House bnd, S. O. ize .
If you can earn a PPC certifi- was Just last Thursday, Aug. roll supervisor in the Disbursing the bathtub and fill It with

cate, you too will be authorizedto 12, that the exchange pilot made Kirkland, Supply I Office. water Also fill all Jugs, bottles!!!,
pilot a patrol plane to any his first flight in a Cougar jet. Free meal chits went to Larry Joining theI I etc., as water services may be
Although he in DeBishop, 0 & R; Isabel I! temporarily out of commission. ,
was
high
spot on the globe, even at mid- praise Navy in July
night. of that type aircraft, he prefers He well, 0 & R; George Gem- 1947, today his Even for some time after the

flying a Banshee. ming, Fire department; L. N. in charge of supply has been restored, it Is
Of course, the difficult part Is Dickey, Public Works; James wise to boll all drinking waterunless
Captain Melton, although he enlisted payrecords
winning the Patrol Plane Com-
Moon, 0 & R and Ruth Minden -
your supply is received
mander's certificate. You must flew for the Air Force during dis-
have logged at least 900 hours World War II, garnered his wingsat 0&R. charges and re- from the city's water mains.

into the flight book, and you Randolph Field, Texas in 1947. ,I enlistments. ELECTRIC SERVICE Temporary

must prove your ability to handlea VC-62 stilt retains an Air Bonney Top Student a lIe served electric lighting methods, preferably -
Force pilot on exchange duty, aboard the destroyer flashlights, should be
patrol plane and its crew under At AO School handy in
case the electric
with First Lt. Robert Burkhart cur-
condition before the certifi- US S
any cate is yours. also of the 18th Squadron, AFB Honor student in last week's Thomas Harwood after rent iS CUt Off for .Dublin Pp.- _BnfMtrEMKKGENCY _____.,.
graduating class from Aviation HOUSEHOLDEQUIPMENT
Most recent to attain the Patrol Sumter, reportng. t for duty. Ordnanceman School Class A was getting out of boot camp and In addition to

Plane Commander certificate was Three guys rent a hotel room Garth S. Bonney, AN. Bonney then worked at Naval Accounts your flashlight, spare batteriesand '!

Comdr. William Matton, Jr., com and each one one brings a quartof attended LinWield College at MeMlnvme Disbursing Office at Charleston. bulbs get a good lantern or

manding officer of Patrol Squad bonded Screech with him. Theysit ,' Oregon, prior to Joiningthe He came to NATTCenter in candles before the stores are sold

ron Five.Must. and drink for one hour, then Navy a year ago. December 1951. out. If emergency cooking facilities -

Meet Conditions one of them gets up and leaves. lIe has been assigned to duty are necessary: be sure theyare

Commander of Fleet Air Wing The other two have to guess which with VP-29, based at Whidbey Island New 'Tiger' Jet Fighter in good order.

Eleven Insists that before a pilotbecomes one left. Wash. STORM LULL If the storm

a Patrol Plane Com I Seen In DemonstrationOne center passes directly over, there

mander, he demonstrates his met- r ff . ,p,,, ir of the Navy's newest Jet will be a lull in the wind lasting

tle at flying' skillfully under ex- fighters, the Grumman F9F-9 TI- from a few minutes to half an
4
treme conditions.In r IF Jrr ger, has already given its first hour or more. STAY IN A SAFE

addition, the pilot must public demonstration. PLACE. Remember the wind will

know all there is to know about Designed for carrier warfare return suddenly from the oppo-

the latest patrol plane equipmentand 3.a. (',..'...,. 3 g and capable of supersonic speedsat site direction (change your open
:
fighting tactics. lie must f. -. '" level flight the Tiger is a windows at this time), frequentlywith
H '/
demonstrate an accurate "eagle 7 G gf swept-wing single-engine craft even greater violence.
eye" when firing patrol plane : than can crack the sound barrier OTHER lRECAUTIONS-Pre

armaments.Six just above the sea or at 50- pare to put out all fires in galleys -

Squadrons Eligible 000 feet shops, etc., and to secure

Finally, the candidate for PPC a:1'.i Supersonic speed at sea levelis electrical appliances and electrical : -

must assume the responsibility of ,, ;E about 760 miles an hour and circuits which might cause

continuing to train his flight decreases: at higher altitudes as fires during high winds or in

crew as an effective tactical fight- the temperature drops. event of partial destruction of

ing unit. buildings. Observe the customary
"No Smoking" rules.
PPC designations are awardedto tip Protestant Chaplain
Occupants should
'
pilots in all six FAW-11 i4" preferably
trol pa 'l ft Leaves Center Billet stay in rooms on the leeward side
squadrons
including Patrons
of the building,
opposite to that
3, 5, 16 and 18 from Jacksonville, Lt. Edgar A. Day, Protestant

and 34 from Trinidad B. W. I., 4// fl 'r.,;; .;' lf : i t Chaplain at NATTCenler, was against. ,which the wind is blowing -

and 45 from Coco Solo, Canal ,',..:. detached this week to report to KEEP
: RADIO ON
Zone. { the Naval Base Coco Hurricane
Solo Pan
.':';;'.. '. ;( ..:: .;:1: ''t<':.:::. ::.*. warnings and advice from the
: ama Canal Zone for
Lt. } } ;: duty.
Gene Tenold, Wing flight _'w..,,,__f U. S. Weather Bureau are widely
officer, estimates that 8 to 10 Chaplain Day has been at the
distributed
ANY PLACE ANYTIME-Limited only by the edges of the through press and
pilots from FAW-11 squadrons earth, Comdr. William G. Matton Jr., (left) commanding officerof Training Center for two years. radio, so keep your radio on as _
earn their PPC designations each Patrol Squadron 5, Is designated Patrol Plane Commander by lie served aboard the USS Ren- long as power is available.
month in P2V Neptune, PMB Capt. Theodore O. Dahl, Commander Fleet Air Wing 11. The certificate dova, an escort carrier from 1945 his means By
will
I you receive
entitles Comdr. Matton "to with any
proceed independently
a
Mariner and PIM Martin type air- qualified crew, day or night In a P2V, to any part tf the world i to: 1947, and more recently with Information that will apply to
oraft. within range of such aircraft." I Transport DirWon ].. your I local area,



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Close Race Seen AFPS SPORTS


As RoundRobinGolf P Roundup


Play Begins (If Armed Faces Press S.rvtc) ,

2nd Lt. Jack Spargo, a former

If first round play is any Indication All-American water polo player

competition should wax from UCLA and a member of the

hot and furious In the NAS Jax U.S. Olympic water-polo team In
1952, is now stationed at Bartow
Round-Robin Golf Tournament beIng
AFB, Fla. Twelve singles and
held over the spacious: station six doubles teams representing all

layout the services will compete in the

First week's play saw several { 3y third Northeastern U S. Tennis-
close matches as teams in both s>r
Championships at Newport, R. I.,
American and National-loops be- Aug. 30-Sept. 1. The seventh

gan the scramble for league pen annual Armed Forces Golf, Swimming -

nants. Matches will continue for and Tennis Tournaments

the next four weeks.IN" will be held at the Philmont

TilE ONLY shutout of the -- Country Club in Philmont Pa. .
N ROUND-ROBIN GOLF-There may not be any.Mickey Mantle Yogi Berra or Eddie Yost in ,
week the Giants, aided by Ed the crowd nevertheless tblsroup does represent the Yanks and Senators. Not the diamond kind Aug. 25. Sponsoring the tourneyswill ,
Barnes and Harry Webb, swept but rather the links variety. The two teams were caught prior to embarking on a tour of the NAS be the Philmont Club in co-
past the Phils, 3-0. In other Na- links in the opening round of NAS Jax Round-Robin golf competition last week. Pictured, left to operation with the USO-Jewiall
tional League action, the Cardinals right, are Chuck Schroder, Pete Gushanas, L. B. Dirkson, Joe Jannotta Capt. Theodore Dahl Capt. Welfare Board. .
Norman Helfridi, Bill Foulk, George Ayers and Bill Shoalts. Jannotta, Capt. Dahl Foulk and
behind Lucas Dacha and Shoalls are on the Yanks roster. The future looks bright for the

Bruce Welsh, defeated the Dod Dover AFB, Del., basketball team.

rer.2-1.., Paces Field Qualifying Set ForFarDef The I Lt. base Louis billeting officer is 2nd
Jax
C.
In the American League, the Navy Tftloropouloo, ex-

Tigers loomed aa pennant con- Links Play Kentucky All-American. Staff

tenders with a 2-1 decision over Qualifying rounds for the 'Sgt. John "Hoot" GI piton, USAF,

the Indians. Kingpins in the Tiger In Swim Meet ComFalr Jax Golf Tournament must be "shooting" for some kindof
City I
attack were Frank Heyer and will be held at the station record. So far Hoot, a softball

Pete Dahl. links, Aug. 25-26, over the 36- pitcher at Pcpperrell AFB, Newfoundland -
: The Jax Navy swimming team showed its heels/ to the hole route. has won 16 straight

THE MAGIC NAME, Yankees, :rest of the field in the Men's City Swim Meet last week All golfers attached to unitsof games. He hasn't lost yet.
for that combine to
was down enough the Senators, 21. Captain :1 piling up 110 points to capture first place in the annual tank Fleet Air Detachment, Jax, Comedian Joe E. Brown recently -
classic at Springfield Pool. : umpired a Navy Relief soft
are eligible to compete in this
Theodore Dahl, Joe Jannotta, Jack
Club Amalgamated ball contest between the New
Lyons and Ed Fox stood out for Country captain Jim Borland, of Country qualifying event.
finished second with 89 points London, Conn., Submarine Base
the winners. George Ayers and Club Amalgamated waged a stout Top five placers will repre-
Ponte Vedra Bath Club was next and the Newport, P. I., Naval
Vin Maggadino copped the lone diving battle with Jax Navy's sent FAir Del Jax in the Corn-
Station.
in line with 28.Ganzel.
Nats' point. Johnny Chumney in the opening Fair Jax tourney. Play in this Great Lakes Naval Training

It White Sox 2, Red Sox rare event. event is scheduled to commence
was Center Illinois
Defending champion Beachcombers will h a v e a new
1, in the final action of the week. Collegiate Star August 30. head football coach this He
were fourth with 22 and year.
Borland amassed 334.9
The duo of Adams-Mabry edged pointsfor Top linksters from Fleet Air is Ixtfr. Hermit W. Montz,
USN
Cecil Field followed with four
first with tak-
past the Red Sox tandem of place Chumney Detachments at Cecil Field, former Franklin and Marshall College .
and the winners' points. ing second with 309.2 points. Cecil Glynco, Key West and Sanfordare
Harty-Strader star .'The Ft. Ord, Calif.,
Jax Navy was paced by three Field's Bob Dapper finished also to shoot for
Bob Page breezed past E. B. expected Warriors have been hit by hard
Lynch. high scorers, Owen Ganzel, Fletcher behind the two leaders. the ComFair Jax crown. luck even before the grid season

AMERICAN 1.LAn1'PTrory High student, with 15'!i points, Ted Robinson, ex-University of starts. Pat Cannamria.., ex-MSC
w J.. and former collegians Jim Stew Florida star, and Jimmy Julian,
'rIgel'll ,.. .. ... ... :2 J .667 Lead All-American-a n d veteran Warrior -
AN-P
Yankees II.. ... 2 1 .f.67 art of the University of Michiganand present FSU natator, finished one- Supply lineman, suffered a broken
While Sox ....... 2 1 .fMT Don Watson, University of two in individual Robin
Indiana ... .......1 :2 ..333Senalora scoring. In NATTG Coif ankle In a recent scrimmage. .
... ....... 1 2 ,313lted Iowa, with H% points each. son, of CCA, carved out 23}i Way The San Francisco
... .... :2 .333 49ers of the
loX ..:.:.:.:...: Watson set a new meet markin points while Beachcomber Julian Airman Preparatory School National Football League don't

:NATIONAL J.lt.\nCK the 400-yard freestyle with I garnered 16, one more than Ganzel. ; opened the NATTCenter intra- expect to have their rookie fullback .

Giants Team 11.:4 W. J.0. 1.000 I'tt. the time of 456.1: seconds.Chumney mural golf league schedule last Bob Garbrocht around for

('ardinnia ......... 2 1 ..667Redlegs Second A highlight of the two-day meet week with a 4.0 victory over the '5( season. The former Rica
2 1 .667Dodgesa
:::: :::: 1 2 :.333 Other winners for the Fliers came on opening night when Gan AO-B School. star has been reclassified 1-A by
Braves ........... 1 2 .3.1.1
zel thrilled the crowd with
1'111111"" ... ...... .0 3 .000 were Mike Hogan, swimming the an up Special Services broke even his draft board.Milwaukee's .
100-yard backstroke in 109.5: seconds set win over the more experienced with Administration No. 1 while sensational rookie

Weather OutlookFriday and Ganzel), who negotiatedthe Robinson in the 100-yard breast- Supply blanked AdministrationNo. outfielder Hank Aaron was or-

200-yard freestyle in 213.2: stroke. The Jax Navy star was 3.0.Rounding. dered by his local draft boardto

Partly cloudy and seconds. disqualified, however, for using out the Week's slate, report for a physical examination

continued hot.SaturdayPartly. The team of "Snag" Holmes, the wrong hand touch. NAWS School and AO-B School Aug. 17. Frank Thomas

cloudy, con- Hogan, Al Alexander and Ganzel How Jax Navy finished: battled to a 2-2 standstill Pittsburgh Pirate slugger, recent.ly .
tinued hot, becoming cloudy with relay SO-yd. freestyle-Stewart, 3rd the schedule visited tht
copped the 200-yard medley :200-yd. freestyle relay-Jax Navy, Next Wednesday, Marine Corp

thundershowers in the afternoon. for Jax Navy with a time of 2nd.100yd.. brwwtroke-Wilton Jardln, reads: AO-B vs. Special Services, Clothing Depot in Philadelphia,

Sunday -Partly cloudy with 2014.: 2nd; John Coodllng 4th; Alexander, NAWS vs. Supply and Administration Pa. His brother John it a corporal

thundershowers, sligthly cooler. University (of Florida swimming Sth.400-yd. freestyle-Watson, lit; Stew- No. 1 vs. AN-P School. at the Depot.Crucial .
rt. 3rd.100yd.. Friday Administration No. 2 a,'
backsroke-Hogan, lit; Gan-
11, 2nd; Fred DI U Sth. i vs. Special Services, Supply 'YS.II .
NATTC Waves Blanked 100-yd. butterfly-ilotmes,' 2nd; Jar- AN-P School and AdministrationNo. Test
din*. 4th: Alexander, 6th. II
Fancy diving-Cnuroney. 2nd vs. AO-B.
100-yd. freestyle-Mac McCann, Sth;
Tom Trailer. 6th. I 45 On Tap For
:200-yd. Indlv. medley-Jardlne, 2nd; Prize fighter hanging limp on
In Bid For City DiademSevenUp Holmes 3rd; ):d Sea y Sth.
200-yd. freestyle-tfaniet, lit; Wat I ropes: "If only that bell wouldn'tstop
son. 2nd; Stewart 3rd.200yd. saving me!" Jax Braves
: medley relay-Jax Navy tat
captured the Women's City .
Bottling Company -- m'' The next six days may prove
Softball League championship at Murray Hill Friday night 1 the Waterloo for the Jacksonville

with an 11-9 come-from-behind decision over the NATTCen- -i. H Braves, struggling to defend tM

ter- Wavps.Down'' : Sally League pennant won last
9":3' entering the sixth .....-II year.
erfielder: rapped out four hits
inning, the winners produced five Beginning tomorrow, the Warriors
In the melee, but was left stranded -
runs in that frame and three in face the flag-hungry Savan
each time.SennUp : rP'
the seventh inning to cop the won the opening :4 nah Athletics in a six-game eer-

win. Eleanor Stoppelbein paced game of the playoff series, 11. { ies. The clubs tangle at the Myrtle -
the Bottlers with a bases-loaded
Avenue enclosure
through
0, earlier In the week. The .
homer in the sixth.A Bottlers sewed up the content. Sunday, then move to the Georgia

triple by Shirley Watkins in In the first frame with six big city for the final three games.

the seventh scored what proved runs The tterleA marks the final

to be the winning runs. .Wilma Ellenberger's two hits regular season campaigning In

The Waves were led at the stood out for the victims. Watkins tiz3 d' Dlt-k Butler's Claw A loop. Top

plate by Norma Fleming with and Sarah Hutchinson were four finishers! will meet In the

two homer, and Jean Larson, hitting stars for the champions. Shaughnesgy Playoff following

Viho hit one four-bagger. On The NATTCenter Waves won termination of the 140-game

the mound for coach Harry the 'second-half regular season schedule.

){agf'l' nine Walt Carol Shelby title after Seven-Up captured Besides the two contenders Ma-

honors. NAS Waves, fin con and Columbia are also favored
Shelby seemed headed for an first-half
third in both halves, ended to gain spots in the Playoffs.
easy win until the roof caved in. ishing '" '.,,:/ <
Four hits and two miscues brought the regular season last week witha .,_:. '._,._'_'_..';._'__'_ n' Tonight at 2000 at the local
orchard, the Braves and Columbus
Seven-Up the five-run sixth. 13-6 conquest of Springfield MARINES BEAR A HAND -Three':Women Marines from Air-
Three hits, mixed with a bob Lupe Ortiz went all the way man Preparatory School bear a hand with the NATTCenter Waves Cardinals wrap up a four game

ble and three walks, manufac- for the Malnaiders, helped by the softball team, second-half winners of the Jacksonville Women's series. Servicemen can purchase
Softball League. Conferring with their roach Harry Kagel are: grandstand seats to all Brave
of Quinnelly,
tured the final inning runs for stlckwork Pansy 2b Houser outfielder and Barbara: Tucker Ib.
Patsy Brown, ; Joan ,
,- home for 50 cents
the bottling nine. Bev Bistodeau, Nancy Ward, Joy The NATTC Waves, however, lost a chance for the title dropping. games upon
Wilma Kllenberger, Wave ce-n- Schrader and Shirley Bailey. two in a row in the playoffs to Seven-Up, 11-5 and 119. presentation of ID cards.Page .

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19 August, 1954 JAX AIR NEWS Page Seven ..

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South Bumps ",' .' .,: Beavers Capture Airlant

,':'
:
North In Dual ,


Fistic MeetJacksonville ,...:."t. .>\, Crown In PhotoFinishA


area Navy boxers :i. resplendent 10th inning home run by Don Glideselt

lost a (-3 decision to an AAU gave Fasron 109 a 1-0 victory over FAETU to cop the Air.

southern aggregation In the / Lant softball championship in the final game of the week-

North-South dual mitt meet at long event at Quonset' Point. R. I,
Miami last Saturday UThe Beavers seek their seventh
Victims of VX50, In the!
Johnny Meeks of Cecil Field de. diamond title this season In the
the Fa .ronltfH
i t opening round "'
ta t--- Atlantic! Fleet Tournament begin
cisloned Buddy Eddinfield of MI. \ refused to may die, imeeplng to
ning Monday at Key Nest Besides
ami in the 126-pound class. 135- victory In the' enduing three
pound Hy Strange of AE-A d the AlrLant crown, Fasron
game
109'a hustling crew has taken the
School at NATTCenter scored a Steel armed GlUlewell was!
NAS Intramural, Sax Navy, Corn-
TKO over Larry Ecks of Miami. King Beaver throughout the tour
OTHER NORTHERN Victor 9, Fair Jax and City League titles.
ney. In four games, indefatigableDon
At one time, Ed Connell's gang
was Cecil Field's Frank Sindone,
gave up only 13 hits, four
has even delved Into the hard-
fiist round TKO winner over
runs and three walks! while whiff-
ball sport winning ComFalr Jax
Jack Phillips 145-pound Miamian.
er r Ing %Si batters,
baseball laurels.Official .
An outdoor smoker is plannedfor .' A walk, triple, error and Texas

early September at the NATT Leaguer scored both- runs for

Center outdoor arena Special Ser, Averages VX-3 In the opener. Ralph Ben-

vices at the Center Is lining up'' net Gerry Thomas and "Nummy"

an attractive cacti for the event. : Reveal Coughlin Gray each got two hits for the-

beleagured Beavets.A .

LUJTRELL PICKED FOR SKEET STARS-Chief Gunner Francis-Smith (right), of AO Paces Flier Nine single by Tom Hen man droveIn
School, talks over the National Skeet Championships with Hill Thomas handing the Fasronites
SALLY ALL-STAR NINE Arthur of VF-22. Arthur, winner of the Southeastern Open Leading hitter for the 1954 Jax a eight-inning win over VX3 -
Championship in Jacksonville: last month, Is entered In the Champion Fliers
schedule
Navy over a 58-game
the next The lasers scoredin
Lyle Luttrell day.
: "Lucky" short-
of Champions shoot at Waterford, Mich., Aur. 30-Sept. 5.
stop on the 1952-53 Jax Navy Gunner Smith is officer-ln-charge of the five-man team representing was Jim Coughlin, who the first' on a single,* walk and

baseball nine, was nominated Jax Navy in the Nationals. Other members of the team are swatted .302 to pace all fullseason triple. Thomas and Gray scoredin

to the 13-member Sally League Ken Fendergras of NARTU; Titus Harris, Fasron 109 and Joe regulars, according to official the second, result of another
)layman NATICrntrr.Memphis.
All-Star team, chosen by the statistics just released. Herrmnn hit.F'AETU .

South Atlantic League Base/ The only regular to hit over ComFalr Norfolk

ball Writers Assn. .300, the veteran firsl-sacker led ('hamp''t'ffl blanked In the!

the club in many other depart- 2-0 CJHdew rll Issuing
Luttrell, although currentlyon third round
ments also. lIe his
swung mace
two hits Dirk
the disabled list, was selected Maylanderand
for distance, accounting for 17
for the utility infielder Nick 1'rowln manufactured -
doubles, two triples and six home
berth on this year's "Dream back-to-bnek ilnuMe. In lire
Nine." runs, pacing the field in total third Inning.A .
bases with 111.
The California product toiled home run by Gene Clifford
Coughlin compiled the most
for Orlando's Florida State produced an insurance run in the "
hits 73 with 25 of them good for
,
League entry In 1951. LuttrellIs sixth. FAETU wax handed its
extra bases. the
a Washlnglon Senators faim- "Granny" was Initial loss In this game, having
rbi leader with 56 knocked
hand. runs eliminated VX-3 in two previous
Snuffs Fliers'District in.
contests.
When an All-Star aggregation -
Actually, lute-arriving Don
was chosen to face the In the 1.0 clincher on closing
Jones, who saw varied activity in
Jacksonville Braves In mid- day, Glidewell spaced three hits
five games, was the hitting leader
season, Luttrell was passed up Diamond Hopes and walked no one over the 10-
with a .316 percentage.The .
by the nominating committee. inning route. The home run wan
Fliers won 31 and
"Lucky," holding down the games his third hit of the day.
History repeated itself in the Sixth Naval District Baseball lost 27. In all, 37 players figuredin
shortstop berth for the Char. Fasion 109 will Air-
Touinanient completed at Memphis last week. Pensa- Jax Navy statistics since the represent
lotte Hornets the 1 lone Lant in Atlantic Fleet play. Further
was cola once again held a successful defense of its crown with March 12 opener.

member of the Bees to be given Navy Memnhis snuffing out Jax Navy's. title hopes Statistics listed below are for competition In Navy softball -
-
niche the All-Star i-L ,-- -- --I I play is not scheduled this
a on [ g-hC pitching and clutch
who with the at
:
Gunnet gave out only five other men were quad
club. hitting gave the star-studded I I the end of the year.
hits while walking j six and striking season .
: Goshawks a stunning 9-0 decision
-- ---- I .
out 13. 'Iayer-P. G AB R H T8 RBI Pd.Joon.
over Memphis in Thursday's final o-f 5 111 4 II 7 3 ..tllliCou&hIlD.
Bulk Of Service i round. Jax: Navy finished third The Key West tilt was merely HI r242/ U 7K 1118d .:loa Junior Swimmers Enter
of elunnrt; p 11 811 J2 JC 12 fI ,2A2
with Key West a poor fourth. a wolves vs. lambs type thing funpt.U :1b: 2. (15 20 26 11:1: 11 ,2U State Tank Meet
as Jax Navy stroked 17 hits, including runt c .t 411 190 J 27 H IT 22 .:ltll
Entries Advance The Fliers' hopes of adding the Heady w !III 192 2:1: H 87 SJ; ,:lIiMtatUlAlrk. Seven members of the Sax
I diamond to the basketball homers by Sam Travis and P :/5 H 8 10 14 11 ,244
crown
rector or 'IS 114 111 20 28 R ,23ARief Navy boya' swimming team
In diadem copped last winter went I Don Teator. Only eight men rf :/8 1111 II JC 15 4 .:m"nllJf are competing in the State
Duval Tourney reached base off Earl Blackslock. !N' 9 :29! 118:10: JII 2:1: 10 :116:
down the drain as Memphis eked Shaw. ct II 84 11 r II :t .:.4u9rentaowskl Junior Olympics Meet at Miami -
Blackie touched for five i MJ: 15 lill 12 1. 14 II .20J
in the semifinal was
,
2-1
out victory
All but one service entry In the a 1 Ilffll, p 24 U II II 1:1: 8 ,210Br'UlI. this weekend.
annual Duval Softball round. scratch singles, three of them 1Mt, t 10 4 2 t 1 ,2110JaokWlt
County
Aiming for top spot' at the
II U al a 9 II 2 ,194Behnrte
Tourney advanced last wek as Pensacola administered a first coming in the fifth Inningwhen p 2 4 0 0 0 0 .000 Sunshine City event are: Ed
the losers filled the bases. With -
third round play began In the round kayo to Jax.Navy's chances, Pitcher" Ii ; R H W L Pcl, Seay, Owen Ganzel, John Good-
two away, the bespectacled right Geate If 106 81 99 R 4 ..IiH81atkll.oct
popular affair. out in the 11th frame,
post-season
one Alexander Bill Jobes
Al
I pulling ::1'1 81 U 119 7 4 ..03349hM4 ling, ,
hander fanned Al McMahon to
After receiving a first round 43. Sandwiched between the 17 118 8S fII 5 II ,6 :JJankunll Tom Frazier and Mike Sheron.
U 8" tiN 14 5 :5 J ,.513Ikb.ra :
bye, the NATTCenter Marines losses was an 18-0 romp over an end the lone Key Went threat, \ 1 5 J I 8 1 .000

were eliminated by a formidable outclassed Key West aggrf-ga.1 -

O & R nine, 73. It was the He- tion.

palrmen's second win In tourney Schwartz: Ju Debut I "

play. With Just a thimble-full of luck,

Earlier, 0 4 R pasted Fire Depaitment Jax Navy might well have gone

with a (-2 defeat. Winning all the way. Jumping to a 1-0

runs were scored! in a three- i lead in the first inning of the

run sixth inning. Quandt and final game, the Fliers saw Memphis

John paced the victors. st'l j Jump to a 2-1 lead' in the

NATTCenter posted its second sixth that held up.

victory 6f the tournament, a :-1'' An error, double by centei field

decision over Atlantic National er Terry Derrcberry and single

Bank. A sterling pitching per- produced the Hellcat scoring Newcomer ?z

formance was turned In by AI John Schwartz, up from h4 V Sq

Bessol.' Sanford, hurled admirably, J issuing

Led by Blaine Welkins on the five hits and one walk in a KT

mound and Gene Horton at the lost cause.

plate, NATTCenter mowed down The Fliers blew a golden opportunity

Riverside* Baptist in an earlier In the ninth inning. With

game, 4-0. Walking allowed only the sacks loaded and two away,

one hit.Fasron. centerflelder Wally Shaw skied to j .

Six romped over Gibbs, deep right field. T ;_ ___
8-0, as Vic Clepllns-kl gave the Teator Homer

shipyard crew only one hit. Chuck Jax Navy got great pitching in

Hontz, with three for four, was all three games.!! Merle Gunnet duel ..... ,...,,.-____..-.._mm n rP
the batting star for the Fasron- locked in a stout pitching 1954 lAX NAVY NINE-Relaxing after closing out the season with a third-place finish In the

with Pensacola's Tom McAullffe- Sixth Naval District Tournament is the Jax Navy baseball squad, 1954 vintage. Posting a J-% slate

ites.A home run by Bill Jones with for 10 tense! innings in the tour in tourney competition, the Fliers finished! the campaign with a 31-27 record. The club won 15 of
opener.A the last 18 regular season games. Team members are, front row (left to right), Earl Blackstork,
two men on In the seventh Inning ney In the second p; Walter Shaw, cf; Stan Tentnowskl, 2b; Kay Norvllle, r, and Norm Bryant inf. Center row, Jim
gave Naval Reserve a 3.2 win double and single Coughlin, Ib; Frank Jankunis. p; John Schwartz, p; Don Jones, c-of; and Whitey Beaslry, ss. Rear
over BRC of A, Bill Willis was extra Inning chased! in the row, Bill Rice, assistant roach; Merle Cunnet, Pi; Fete Sheets, Pi; Don Teator, ofj; Andy Campbell,

the winning chunker. winning run for the Goshawks.!! 3b;. Sam 'fravis, r, and Frank McCaffrey, coach '




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Eight JAX AIR NEWS 19 August, 1954



Weekend man Tide Table LOW Repoff Of 0 &R IBl1lm


A.M. P.M. A.}.!. P.M.: Scores Again With '

Fri ........ 12:33: 12:58 6:48: FOR SALE

Sat. ........ 1:36: 7:09 7:59: 2 bdrm. house, 2630 Beaverbrook
Sun. ......? 2:43: 8:07: 9:10: Benny Sug Award Place. Ph. 88-0613, or ext. 8380,

Haydee.
There is one Naval Air I
2 bdrm. stucco, C109 Sunderland
Station employee who couldbe
tagged "Mr. Beneficial Rd. GI Equity loan, $7,500. Ph.
2-7897, Carnicom.
Suggestion.
In less than two years, George House Trailer, 52, 35 ft. Azalea
W. Repoff, Quarterman Aircraft Trailer Park, Lot No. 195 M.

Mechanic (Motor), of the Overhaul W. Fergan, AOC, VW-4.
and Repair department, has > S *
earned $950 for submitting ideas FOR RENT

(Personnel are Invited to visit for improved methods of production % 2; bedrm. furn. apt., elec. kit.,

Vie/ usa Service Men's Club at 37. shower' on bus line. Adults,
W. Monroe St. The air conditioned The latest award of $245, pre- $110. 3643 Herschel, 2-5382 aft-

club is open from 0930 to sented by Capt. John S. Thach, er 6P.M.

1330 daily.) NAS commanding officer, on Aug. Will share riverfront opt. with

Thursday, August 19-8:00: P.M. 6, was recommended by the Navy r 'itA business girl or couple. 1862

Open House; 8:15: P.M., orchestra Efficiency Awards Committee in Rivera Parkway; Ph.. 2-1197,
dance with the NATTCenter Serena Washington, D. C., and forwardedwith Mrs.: Rothsan. ,
"' WfmnllW"" >.___,_.., ers. (This group is a weekly a letter of commendationfrom : 1 bdrm. furn. apt. $55 month.
per
TOP AWARD WINNER GeorKe W. (left)
Repoff Quarterman -
the Assistant of
feature at the club.) Secretary
Atlantic Beach Ph. 98-2835
,
Aircraft Mechanic (Motor) Overhaul and Repair depart- ,
Friday, August 20-6:30: P.M. the Navy for Air. I ment, receives an award of $245 and a letter of commendationfrom Wamsley. .
Cafe Italiano, Spaghetti Supper; C e the Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Air, presented by 2 bdrm. furn. apt. $60 month.
8:00: P.M., to be announced. Repoff merited this additional Capt. John S. Thach (right) NAS commanding ,officer. AlthoughRepoff's per
suggestion for method and machinery to thoroughly clean Atlantic Beach.: Ph. 98.2835,
Saturday, August 21 10:00: check for devising and developing -
unsealed, anti-friction bearings had already earned the station Wamsley.
A.M., Open House all day: 8:00: the method and machinery to maximum award of $275, this additional $245 check was recom.
Rm. in private home, 4320 De-
P.},[., Record Hop. thoroughly clean unsealed, anti- mended by the Navy Efficiency Awards Committee, Washington,
Sunday, August 22-10:00: A.M. friction bearings. His machine is I). C. His suggestion has meant. $56,656 savings the first year Medice. Ph. 2.8655, E. G. Knight

Dunking Roundtable, free coffee so designed that the bearings are In operation. 3 rm. furn. apt., $65 per month.

and donuts; 11:00: Off to Church; agitated, in a wire basket, while ly earned the local maximum 2325 Forbes St. Ph. 7.7887, Mis.

12:30: St. Augustine sight seeing small jets of cleaning fluid are award of $275. Class In Spanish Merrell.

tour, swim and picnic; 5:30, Ves- played on them from a revolving N Begins August 31 4 rm. furn. or xinfurn. apt., 8308

per Service and refreshments; spider arrangement. The cleaning This was the second instanceof All military personnel interested Collins Rd. Ph. 112.8.5871, Mts.

8:00;: Movies. fluid drains to the bottom of the Repoff's ingenuity. Another local in attending and en- Tyner.

Monday, August 23-Ping Pong tank through a series of filters maximum check for $275, and rolling in a Spanish Class 1 bdrm. turn.' garage apt., 2929
instructions with Frank Puskas; and is e-clrculated under pres- should contact NATTCenter Darie Ave Ph. 8.1832, Engle.
an additional Navy Efficiency
8:00:: Skating. at Skateland, reduced sure. Educational Office, Extension I Furn. apt., 2604 Post St. Ph. 7-
rates. Club closed until 5:00: Evaluation analysis revealedthat Awards Committee check for $155 8388 between 0715 and 1610 7285, Mrs. Bray.
and commendation from the As-
P.M.Tuesday this activity realized a material Monday through Friday dur- Rm. in pvt. house. Ph. 3-5425, A,
August 24-8:00: P.M. and time-saving benefit, sistant Secretary of, the Navy, ing the week of'August 23. E. Reeder.
Game Night.Wednesday. through adoption of the have been received by Repoff fora
sugges- Classes will begin August 31
Unfurn apt., 4340 Shirley
August 25 8.00: P. tion that amounted similar device to process seal- garage
to approxi- in Building 502, Test Room 1.
Ave. Ph. 2-3146, Shyfield.
M., Good TV, Fights and Wrestling mately $56,656 during the first ed and/or shielded bearings. They will start at 1615 and end
.
3 528 Clinton Drive. Ph.
furn.
year of its operation. In addition, Total estimated savings here at 1815. rm.
the activity has realized intang are valued at $97,521 for both I 112.8.4702, Nell Reaugh.

The club staff wishes to an- ible benefits of inestimable value methods, and as a result of pub 3 rm. furn. apt., 4465 Beverly

nounce that the air conditioningwill through elimination of work delay licity carried in the Jax Air News ReEnlistmentsContinued Ave. Ph. 2-0783, Mrs. Odom.

be back in operation on Thursday or stoppage due to non-ac the Naval Air Station at Corpus. ( from Page 1) 4 rm. furn. house, $45 per month.
so that those of you who tivity of anti-friction bearings Christi, Texas, has requested all 900 N. Planefield, Ph. Orange
come to the club can again enjoy which occurred frequently priorto technical data pertinent to Re- leave, .$117 for leave allowance, Park, 8-8952, Mrs. Hall.

cool comfort on these hot sticky .development and utilization of poffa suggestion necessary to facilitate and $59.76 for travel. Burr, who Efficiency apt., furn. 1319 Hamil
days Repoff o idea, which had previous- adoption at that activity. shipped over for six must shell ton St. Ph. 8-3829, Marchus.
S out $275.22 in income tax.
or of service with 3 rm. furn. apt. Ph. 2-2571, Mrs.
people compliments All
The Daytona Plaza Hotel, located pertinent date of the bonus
directly on Daytona Beach of the management. Research Camera Takes bill is carried in AINav 32, dated Morgan.
discountto e July 22. Basic computations were Navy wife and son will share
ia offering a 25 percent 'Wide'' Missile Movies
members of the Armed Forces. Cathedral1 Parish in St. Augus- published in the Aug. S issue of home with Navy couple. 5245::;

Discount applies to rooms and tine invites all servicemen and Movies ,are getting wider than the Jax Air News. Bennlg Rd., Ph. 88-8827, Mrs.

food. You can' wear uniform or their families to visit its Service- ever including the research The amount paid under the new Conner.

present ID cards. mens' Club. The club is locatedat movies made on guided missilesat plan is fixed on a sliding scale 1 bdrm. bungalow, near NAS. Ph.
the Lyceum, two and one-half White Sands Proving Grounds, taking In consideration the* Indi- 2.5224, Mrs. Harris. 2919 Doric

A special rate to servicemen,' blocks south of the Post Officeon New Mexico.A vidual's base pay and number of Ave.

$2.00 per day per person basedon St. George St. custom built 70mm high speed his reenlistments. 4 rm. furn. apt., 8308 Collins Rd.
two or three to the room, is Each Saturday the club is open motion picture camera the only Ph. 112-8-5871, Mrs. Tyner.
available to Armed Services per- at 1930. There is a free snack one of its kind in the U. S.-is K 6 rm. furn. home, 4502 Beverly

sonnel at the Johnina Hotel, Miami bar and dancing from 2030. Aug being used to photograph missile Ave. Ph. 2.8968, Mrs. Flowers.

Beach. Every Saturday nighta ust 21, the club will celebrateIts launchers in action. The camera 3 rm. furn. apt, phone. Ph. 2-6886,
special moonlite swim party third birthday with a special uses film twice the width of stan- Emery.

and Wiener roast is given in hon- dinner at the Lyceum at 1830. dard 35 mm. film.-AFPS). 3 rm. garage apt., $75 per month.

2601 Park, Ph. 8770, Mrs.


I, Two Dunkings In Ocean For VC-62 Pilot Large Houston.rm., 2 boys or couple. 2798

Herschell St. Ph. 87-1875, Mrs.
Wilkins.
He owes his life to his old nearly an hour-was quite some- Mae West life Jacket, which kept *
Mark II exposure suit hing else. The temperature was choking around his neck. Because MISCELLANEOUSWill
So says Lt. Henry 11. Henderson only 37 degrees and the seas were his hands were so cold he
baby sit week-
pilot attached to Composite high. couldn't] operate it, he let his evenings or
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f end. Ph. 7-4788, Mrs. Dodd.
Squadron 62 for the past eighteen The Newfoundland "ditch" occurred rubber life-raft float away, and P <)
3Iit Lost, 1 Kodak Camera, left In
months, a Scolchman without a while i Henderson was depended on his Mark II exposuresuit
auto 11.12 of Aug. If found,
burrand who during his 12 a boa r d the USS Franklin D. to help keep him afloat. _
contact Morris, AC1, ext. 225.
years of Navy flying has been Roosevelt. Enroute back to the Fifty minutes in icy water in f N .
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dunked twice in the ocean. carrier, 35 miles offshore, the freezing temperature was almost
He was dunked the first time I. pilots were flying at 7,000( feet too much. "I sure thought I'd had Alert Mech
on Jan. 4, 1945, in the warm over an overcast. it," he said. He pointed out that
waters off the Philippine Islands Henderson's plane suddenlygave the dye marker he had broken (Continued from Page 1))

when the carrier USS Ommaney out with a loud backfire, I'out was the only thing which en "I figured that the only possible

Bay, was sunk from under him so loud the other pilots turned to abled the others to keep him lo way of avoiding an explosion that

In a lone sneak by a Jap Kami see what happened. The officer cated. would have killed all of us was
kaze. The second time he was immediately started losing alti NATIVE FISHERMEN ..Ashore to get the truck away from those .
forced to ditch his plane into the had heard the backfiring and had I planes," he said. "I kept thinkingthat
icy waters off Argentia, New- tude.HE WAS IN TROUBLE. At put out in a large whaleboat to I'd be Just as dead 50 feet

foundland, on' Nov. 16, 1949, after 1500 feet, his engine still] back- search for wreckage, never dream- away from the planes as I wouldbe
his AD developed engine"'trouble. firing, and the plane losing alti ing they would find him. Just as sitting here."
TIlE FIRST TIME, he recalls, tude-he decided to ditch his he was dragged from the watera "I expected the fuel 'truck to

he was in the water nearly an plane. In the meantime his fellow .- helicopter arrived from the car- blow up any minute," said Smith,
sent back. HIS LUCK HOLDS OUT- "but luckily for me it didn't. I
hour before a whaleboat from a pilots continued to circle him. rier, but was
Twice dunked Into the
nearby destroyer picked him up. With only 500 feet between his Taken to a fisherman's home Lt.' Henry Henderson of ocean VC-, finally pulled the truck to a stop,
That experience was not to rough plane and the heavy seas he cut he was first examined by a.civil 62: claims he owes his life to got out and extinguished the fire."
because the water was warm, h, his engine, and crashed a moment ian doctor, later by a medic froman his old Mark II exposure suit. While! Smith was fighting the
later.( Air Force hospital. He was The first time it was in 1945 in fire on the gas truck, the N A S
declared. the Pacific, the second In icy
However, floating around In the Swimming clear of the plane, found physically fit,. and returnedto waters off Newfoundland in Fire Department arrived and ex
Icy waters oft Newfoundland' for he experienced trouble ,with his his ship.' 194. tinguished the flaming J jet.Page .
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