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Creation Date: September 9, 1954
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VOL.-12 No. 24 UNITED STATES NAVAL AIR STATION, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA- 9 September, 1954-

Home of Commander Naval Air Basts, Sixth Naval District: Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville; Fleet Air Wing 11;' Naval. Air Technical Training Center



a Plan For Fall > ,,; 3; ,, .-. i.1 ,}7: : ." .; ,; .


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College StudyThe


The fall session of off-cam

pus college courses offered

( wi through the General Exten-
; R;
M\ sion Division of the Univer

sity of Florida is expected to

: start the week of October 4,
J i ::t tTT t
The following courses are tentatively

being offered: Written t 4 r t
Communication, First Year Spanish
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United States History to 1865,

Salesmanship, Personnel Management

I J ,e X General Psychology, Effective
x Speaking, Basic MathematicsI
. 11, :' .." < College Algebra and Elementary

NEW RATING-First of new Accounting. u'i -

guided missile ratings at NAT The enrollment fee for each _
First Missile Rate TCenter was revealed this course U $21.00. r ___
week with the rating of chief
Classes are held one night a

Won By Chief At lug aviation to Billie guided Donham mlssileman(right go.). week for approximately 16 week.. -S j

Chief Donham, who changed Registration will be held Sept. 20
rating from chief aviation elec- from 1500 to 2000 at the NATT- __
tronicsman, is signed over In '
CenterStep
Training his new rating by Lt. Vincent Center Library, Building 501.
Magaddlno: (seated), Education These courses are available to DADDY'S COMIN'-This little '"sailor", Calvin Burton Jr..
by step with advances In officer and John Althizer, per- all and his mother were among the many anxious spectators who
military personnel, their dependents

sonnelman seaman. gathered at the l\layport carrier basin last Saturday to await the
modern military electronics, Billie -- and civilian employees arrival of the aircraft carrier USS Tarawa. The youngster's daddy
G. Donham, a chief Instructor I Further information can be obtained 1% Calvin Burton Sr., a steward's mate first class assigned to VF-
at the Naval Air Weapons FAETU DETACHMENTGETS at the NATTCenter I jfc E 3%. Some 400 personnel of Carrier Air Group Three were disembarked
after completing 'round the world cruise.
a -
School of the Naval Air I
Systems NEW 04n C Office, extension. 8338.
Technical Training, Center, has _.
changed his rating I Command of the Fleet Airborne I
I No JaR Football
Weekend Tide Table
This week the Information and Electronics Training: Unit, I Navy

Education office at the Training Detachment 2, at NAS Jax changed HIGH LOW

Center announced he was the hands last Friday when Lcdr. A.M. P.M. A.M. P.M.

first man at NATTCepter to qualify Eugene T. Allen relieved Com dr. Fil 5:29: B:58: 11:30: .. For 1954 Campaign

for the rating of aviation William M. Ostapenko.Lcdr. Sat. 6:18: 6:15: 12:05: 12:19:

guided mlssileman, a new Navy Allen reported here from i Sun 7:07: 9:31: 12:48: 1:08:
For the first time in the history of varsity athletics a''
rating in modern military tech Keflavik Iceland, where he was
assistant operations officer on the the Naval Air Station, the Jacksonville Navy Fliers will not
nology.
Iceland Defense Force. be represented on the gridiron in 19;) I.
Chief Donham, a veteran of 14 HC-BS Payments Due
Comdr. Ostapenko, who has It WM announced with regret base. In fact and
years Naval service, first was Blue Cross-Blue Shield more greate
rated as a radioman at Pearl been Faetu skipper for the pat holders are' reminded that monthly policy. that it has been necessary to dis I emphasis will now be placed onI .

Harbor aboard a minesweeperwhen 13 months, Is being released to payments are due by Sept continue varsity football at the I Intramural I participation, thus

the Japanese struck: on Dee Inactive duty 1314. station due to lack of funds neces- benefiting the greater number of

7, 1941 sary for operation of the Ipor t. Naval personnel.

His new rate is the fourth he The decision Wall reached, after .

JIM held in the Navy, but all of New Hospitality Ian' For Transient an extensive and thorough study, Hurricane Edna
them applied to the electronics by the Composite Recreation Committee -

field. He earned the Distinguished which is composed of rep-
Flying Cross in the Philippines Pilots Passing Thi rough Jax Portals resentatives of each command Heading NorthThe

during World War n while a crewman NAS Jax Operations depart based at NAS Jacksonville

with Patrol Bomber Squadron ment baa inaugurated a new hospitality Operational Radio Center Aerol Discontinuance of the varsity fifth tropical storm or

20, and holds three Air aid for transient pilots. ogy NOTAMS will be picked up at sport in no way affects the Intramural the season, Hurricane Edna, was
I II located by Hurricane Hunters or
Medals. I Strangers who arrive via the I Ii (Please Turn to Page I, Col. 3)) sports program at theAID
Airborne Early Warning Squad
will find a new
i "wild blue yonder" I II
ron 4 Tuesday about 100 miles
Flight Planning Section on the
Set Status southeast of San Salvador
approaching }
I second deck, set up to offer them
the Bahamas.
>every assistance possible during*
Of WorkersA I their stay here. Wednesday, Hurricane Edna appeared -

First of its kind ever to be to be headed northwest,
directive received from the
placed into operation, the Flight y roaring past the East Bahamasat
Secretary of the Navy by the In
Planning Section will receive and 113 miles per hour and had
dustrial Relations department ad-
close out flight plans from transient moved 100 miles north-north.
vises that effective Sept. 11 auto
matic conversion from temporary pilots, or pilots terminatinga west of San Salvador, and almost
cross-country flight at Navy due East of Nassau, capital of the
promotions to permanent
pro-
Jacksonville Bahamas. Nassau is 190 miles
motions will be made for a ma.
TIIIS SECTION WILL also obtain east-southeast of Miami.
jority of permanent employees
all pertinent informationfrom All of. Florida is remaining
of the station.
the pilot, such as his ETD alert for further advisories. i'S
This automatic conversion does (estimated time of departure), ff S .

not cover, ((1)) permanent employees destination, passenger space, and Lcdr. Kidd Skippers
'
filling position vacatedby local address when aboard the

another in service-} (2)) transferred station, and from this information Fighter Squadron 12

employees with reemployment will prepare a new flight plan for Lcdr Frederick C. Kidd assumed

rights; ((3)) employees who the pilot, excluding his route of command of Fighter Squadron

have indefinite appointments In flight, weather and navigationaldata 12 at NAS Cecil Field last week.

lieu of reinstatement. which the pilot'will) fill in He relieved Lcdr Hamilton Mc-
Whorter
prior to departure. The pilot will III.

WEATHER OUTLOOKFriday be assisted by the watch slander The new skipper comes 'to the

Continued cool and In preparing his navigation plan. I Flying Ubangis from Fighter
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ALSO FOK THE convenience I FOR TRANSIENT PILOTS-A Flight Planning Section, Squadron 172 at NAS Jax wherehe
cloudy with rain. of the visiting pilots, NOTAMS established to aid transient pilots, has been put into effect here at was executive officer Lcdr.
I Ii NAS. Diana Noble ACAN, (left) flight .
planning
SaturdaySame.SundayMosUy supervisor, McWhorter' to
i (notice to airmen), will be received reports the usa
checks over flight plans with Ensign B. F. Hackney of AntiSubmarine -
Clear. i an t signed for from the I Squadron 27 of Norfolk, prior to departure Coral SM foe duty.Jt1X .



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I Special ID Pass For Dependents Between 12-15 |

1JflflJw1uis A special gate pass has been Exchange privileges, recreational of the Guard, extension 453, to
made available Jo dependentsof facilities and base ad- that effect.
military personnel betweenthe mittance. It does not, however, Adult dependents, age 16 and

rubltehtd every Thursday tor Navy and llarlnt tctlvtUM at KIT*! .Air ages of 12 and 15, inclu permit dependents between above, will be issued Pass DD

Station. Jacksonville, FU. NAB, Ja.ke..vBlrapt sive. these ages to bring guests Form 720 and will be notified
...., ., ,., Commanding Offleer
John S. Thach -- -- Prior to October 1, this special should
Comdr.-John D. BUt'h' -ExecuUv.: officer aboard. Parents will be held when they apply for this
Pint Air lacb..W. pass can be obtained at these guests pass, through their husband'sfather'a -
Rear Adm. John Terry _?Commander Building 9 and will entitle the responsible for
Capt. Richard O. Greene .ChIef of Stalt command.
the Corporal
should
to and notify
NavyThird
'Fleet Air Wl f E1.T.. _younger dependents
(apt, Theodore Dahl __ Commander
.add Staff Officer
Comdr. Frank D. Heyer -
Need-Alt TecfciUal Tralalag l Casts? r S
Comdr.. Wllaon R. nnrtyt.t. ,?? ,??, ??? ? ,,,?,..., rnmmanaing' oiflcer (Acting) GG Medal

r f:4: ,r4 9. La,,'e Naval_ .- iteaPlalCapt. .Commanding Officer To Wave
L. 4. Newton oincer Awarded

Capt. John L. Counthan. NABTO .Commanding Officer Awarded a bronze star in lieu
Comdr. t;. Guy Strum Executive Officer L1P
The JAX AIR NEWS h rubllsheQ weekly;: at the U. S. Naval Air Station. of a third Good Conduct Medal, oqg
;VacknonvUle. Florida and printed commercially with non-arproprlated fund June Canfield, Chief Dental Technician -
P-35. Rev
expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS I.
Nov. IMt. Copies are rtislrlbntrd free of charge at the Naval Air Station und the : was cited at a special
Naval Air Technical Training! Center, Naval Air Reserve Training Unit, the
U. S. Naval Hospital. meritorious mast held by Comdr.
Editor-Andrew II. Planey
Assistant F.dltor-IJe1 Harper Sports Editor....Cordon Robbie. JO3: Staff Wilson R Bartlett, acting commanding ,
Reporters Jack Holme, 1'111; ClrculaUon.DlstrlbuUon-Chuck Paul A03, officer at NATTCenter
rho JAX AIR NEWS U a member of the Armed Forces Preen Service
AFrs material appearing In this publication may not be reprinted without Chief Canfield, who joined the
the written permission of Armed Forces Press Service. Republication of other
matter except by HP.vice publications. Is prohibited without, permission of Navy in July 1943, is with the ypNa
Editor: JAX AIR NEWS.
Editorial offices located Main Administration Bulldlnj. Phone extensions Dental Department at the Train-
184.. 216 and 8164. ing Center. She has served in the ti< $

Navy at San Diego, Seattle, Bre-
I = r+ --.r-- merton and Great Lakes priorto \ F

reporting here in May of this

year.
+ 4 .

New HospitalityContinued

( from Page 1)) ; ii3iSAFETY

a )least twice each watch, and all _. _.__ .. .... om. _,__..______ ___ _
NOTAMS will be corrected and SPECIAL MERIT 1\IAST-June Canfield, DTC, at NATTCen.ter .
often or as was awarded a bronze star in lieu of a third Good, Conduct
filed as as necessary
Medal at a special meritorious mast conducted by Comdr. Wilson
V' time permits. These will be avail Bartlett (left), executive officer and acting commanding: officerof
5) SS able at the Flight Planning Sec the Training Center.'


L- w tion.Lcdr Howard E. Greer, who Certificate To

heads the new unit, revealed that

dispatches for pilots on routine Box Score
matters will be typed, RON's (remain -
over night), arrival and de- Disabling Injuries Through 59 RecruitsAt
11'ti parture messages, and they will Tuesday, Sapt. 7
be delivered to the Operations This Month 0

_,v. "1''{ ( YAAI'U iii '!liiINiM.MIR'_'''''_ i>M., "IIEY LOOKA ,HERE"-These' explorer scouts explore the sages will also be received and Days Since Last NARTUFiftynine
of and mechanism in a photo Jet at Composite
workings camera Lost-Time Accident 8GIRGABOAM
held for and notices for
Squadron 62. Some 350 of the scouts enjoyed a full week of air pilots
I flights, station tours, boat cruises and numerous recreational activities pilots will be placed on the mes- Naval Airman t -
during their encampment at the Naval Air Station..all sage board. SEPT SAFETY SLOGAN cruits received certificates of

last week. Flight personnel will assist the "Alert Today-Alive graduation from the Accelerated

Navigation office or the Chief Tomorrow"Remember Training Program at the Naval
Dispatcher during periods of reduced tills sloganItmeans Air Reserve Training Unit yesterday

Ammunition For The EnemyThe flight activities.4 money This morning.marked the end of PO

To Promote NCOs days recruit training, held each

people who use Navy Exchanges and commissariesand Supervisors Group MeetsA summer for volunteers betweenthe

( the people who run themare in a position to do these Promotion of 2,963 noncommissioned meeting of the National As- ages of 17 and 18% who had

services a lot of harm or a lot of good in the next four Marine Corps officersare sociation of Supervisors, Depart- previously enlisted in the Naval
expected to be made this fall Reserve.
months. ment of Defense, Local No. 11,
and to be effective on Oct. 1, or TilE PRIMARY PURPOSE of
The drive to get Uncle Sam out of competition with pri- will be held at 1930 on Sept. 9
vate business got started late in the 83rd Congress, but was shortly thereafter. These will be at the YWCA, 325 E. Duval St. the Airman Recruit Training Program
No bills allocated as follows: Master sergeants is to indoctrinate a new
time before
making up for lost just adjournment. Important election of officers is
of this nature were passed, but anti-exchange organizationsand 100; Technical sergeants, member of the service into naval
anti-commissary forces were able to get in some good 421, and Staff sergeants, 2,447, planned for the meeting. customs and good citizenship; to

licks during appearances before Congressional committees prepare him to take care of himself

Main complaints against exchanges and commissarieswere get along with his shipmates

: They are selling products or services that shouldn'tbe and familiarize him with
handled ; they sell to persons outside the. military; they the basic regulations by whichhe
sell in large quantities to servicemen who buy for friends ... must live. It also paves the
way for his next advancement to
and neighbors.
How servicemen and their families use or abuse their airman apprentice.One .
exchanges and commissaries from now until the next sessionof y '. r 4* of the most attractive fea-

Congress in January will decide the amount of ammunition tures of the program is that oncea

they give enemies of these two privileges. (From Navy a ), recruit completes his DO-day
r course, he is excused from fur-
Times).
ther recruit training If called to
.
p
active duty in the Navy..
Metal Society MeetsTwo THE PROGRAM\ ALSO include

MOVIES representatives of the Crucible training in seamanship, discipline

MAINS1DE Steel Co. of America will k ak aircraft nomenclature, chemical
warfare and other related sub-
at the Jacksonville
be guest speakers
10
Friday, September
liangers in Between..............Dick Chapter of American So- jects.
ciety of Metals meeting Sept. 13, Guest speaker at yesterday'sceremonies
Sellars
Elizabeth
Bogarde, E. Anderson
Mc was Dr. Cyrus
2160
11 at Bushnell Steel Co.,
Saturday, September Director of Education for
Sins of Rome......JV11 Italian Cast Coys Boulevard. The meeting is Duval Commanderin
and
County a
to the
12 open public. \L
Sunday, September
Air Wing Staff 74.
Genevieve Danah Sheridan, Watching those fellows play golf Comdr. C. Gray Strum, NARTU

John Grayson reminds me of taxes-you drive !executive officer, awarded the
NATTCENTER hard for the green and then wind certificates which went to 26
Friday, September 10"My up in the hole. Jacksonville men and 33 from
Six Convicts............John Beal, other -cities. .

Gilbert Roland Bengal Brigade..Rock Hudson, -, .
Saturday, September 11 Arlene Dahl, Ursula Thelss HOT MEALS AGAIN-Personnel who had been lunching on
Stranger in Between..Dick Saturday;September 11 cold snacks: from the outdoor service bar temporarily located at Over 600,000 Vefs .
Building 3, welcomed the official tape-cutting which last week
Bogarde, Elizabeth Sellars My Six Convicts..John Beal, opened the remodeled Navy Exchange: restaurant-fountain. The In Training; ; SchoolOne
Sunday, September It Gilbert Roland facility now has many modern innovations. Left to J right are: of every five of the 3,000-
Pine of Rome..All Italian Cast Sunday, September 12 Capt. Norman A. Helfrich, Supply officer, cutting the tape; Hick- 000 Korean War veterans h a II
man Dye, food service manager; Lt (Jg) Cassel Crain, assistant
HOSPITAL Stranger in Bet\veen..MDick Navy Exchange: : officer; Capt. Warren E. Klein, Medical officer, used Korean GI Bill training, the
FrW' -r, September If BOg Tdt, 'Elizabeth: .Sellers and Lcdr. Franklin llrkhud, Exchange officer. VA has.revealed.AFPS) .

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Employees Pick Honor Men Early,Start Made ;

For Christmas As
Two'Schools \
At
Toyland/ OpensWith I

Ready ForElections David Plude, a Naval Reservist Christmas only seven !

and Pfc. Gary T. Hundeby, paydays away, the Navy Exchange -

u rr were honor students at the Naval will open Toyland on

Air Technical Training Center Wednesday, Sept 15, giving

last week. parents plenty of time to select -

Plude, who came,on active duty and set aside Christmas

Civilian employees of the Na- In October 1953, led his graduating toys for their youngsters.This .

val Air Station will go to the class at Aviation Electrician's year Toyland will be

polls Friday Sept. 17 to, cast their Mate! .School, Class A. Before coming \boated 'In Building 954, across

0 ballots for five .members of the f here, he. attended Airman the street from the Malnslde

Board of Directors of the Em- Preparatory School at Norman Exchange and ,directly above

ployees' Association and to elect 6kla., the Dunwoody Industriai'In the Country Store A really

members to the Station's four- stitute. at Minneapolis ,'and''had big selection of toys will beavailable

teen Employees' Councils. spent 15 months in the Reserves from dolls: guns and

This year seven Employees' at NAS Minneapolis. games to bicycles and play..

Councils will be elected from the M n et + t i He has ben' assigned to Patrol ground sets.

Overhaul and Repair depart- Squadron Four at Whldbey Island Once again space' has been

ment four from Public Works Wash. made available in the Toy Shopto '

two from Supply and one to rep- Hundeby's'average of 01.82 was help personnel hide the
resent all the other departments ... .. ..J.-; ; :: :.r_,__,, the best among students completing Items purchased until just be- .

I located here. SUBMARINE KILLER-Snub-nosed P5M Marlin seaplane tak- Airman I Preparatory fore the holidays.
New Board of Director members ing part in current Fleet Air Wing Eleven sub-hunting exercise, School. A graduate! of North Cen-
i: sits poised ready to waddle down the ramp into the water. Tills tral High School In his nativecity'
I. will include two from O & Marlin is flown by Lt. Glen Wilson of Patrol Squadron 45 basedat
R, one from Public Works one Coco Solo. C. Z. Wing patrol bombers are combing .the waters of Spokane, Wash., HundebyIs
fom Supply and one from the off Key West for a submarine In this week's exercise. now attending' Aviation Store- F4.
keepers School at, the Center;
miscellaneous departments.

Employees nominated to the Demobilization Plan Calls .

O & R Employees' Councils are: Organization Heeling FROM J
Council No. Christine P. Hart SALTY HUMOR

well George II. Sirmans, John S. For .Cubs Sept. 13, HERE AND THEREA

Beckham, Franke E. Byers Frederick For Slash In WAVE ForcesIn An organizational( meeting for '"night owl" of long standingwas
Wood Newton
W Clara II. ,
a Cub Scout Pack on the station told by his friends that the

Dorothy D. Farady William J. line with its current demobilization program the Navy plansto will, be held at 1930 on Monday, best way to get into the house

Swanson, Dorch Rouse, CharlesII. cut active duty strength of officer and enlisted Waves. Sept.. 13, in Building 612. and Into bed without waking up
:Moye Iva S. Hopper and There are now 991 Wave officers :
reserve officers slated for release I All parents ot boys between the the missus was to take his clothesoff :
Joseph C. Goss, Jr. and 7,194 enlisted women : I
of 8 and 10"who reside in stairs
this fall. More than 4,000 women ages as he moved up the
Council No. 2 Vernon E. Mas i on active duty. During peacetimethe
officers and 4,000 enlisted womenare I Dewey Park or In Naval Air sta- then Just hop Into bed and she
lers, Dudley G. Norman Herman I requirements for Waves will ) ,
on Inactive duty In the Naval I tion housing are Invited to participate wouldn't be the wiser. ;
I iI. Van Houten Sallie L. Ruby,' be at least 500 women officers reserve. and to enroll their sons A couple of weeks later he methis
and Henry T. Cook. and 5,000 enlisted women. ThisIs
I in the Pack. friend on the street and proceeded .
Council No. 3-=Harold F. G. a reduction of one-half for of- This first meeting Is strictlyfor to give him a tongue lash-

Davis, Bennet F. Jackson, Dewitt ficers and about a third slash in Info On AA AvailableFor the parents, and the boys are Ing for his advice.

T. Jewell Harold L. Fielding enlisted strength. I not required to be present. Officials "What happened?" the friend .
information Al-
Victor D. Wasner Jimmy II, Mi These J't"dut'tlons11I be accomplished concerning such as den mothers, will asked in a surprised tone.

kell, Charles. Hobbs Jack B. during successive coholics Anonymous call extension be named and other plans' formu- "Well I took' your' advice the I

Ridley Billy D. Skinner, Her fiscal yearn, according to Capt. 648. lated. other night," exclaimed his.furious!

bert L. Davis and Willard E. Louise K. Wilde, Director of the -_..... .. ,...... ........._- friend. "I was out drinking and '. ,
Waves, through normal attri-
Thorpe. l''
got all my clothes off before I
;
Council No. ,4-Jack M. Car- tion, a rut-bock In recruiting reached the top of the stairs be-

ney Andrew L. Beatty DorothyW. quotas and the gradual releaseof S fore I realized I was on the stairway -

Leonard, Frederick A. Hatch, Itcfterve officers to inactive of the 21st Avenue subway!"

Theadie T. Miller Jr., and William duty ... a a"Isn't
G. Nobles. At present tin. are 315: : en- t '
this ?" the
a stupid patty
Council No. 5-John J. Milli- listed reservists on active duty,
sailor asked the
girl.
young
Ran, William F. Atwood, HomerL. and 615 reserve officers. Eightyone -
"Yes, I'm afraid it Is," she.: iepiled. -
Knight, Retha H. James, Howard line lieutenants and lieutenant .
E. Funk James B. Wright, commanders are among the 860 A
1
1 "Well then, how about letting
Jr. John D. Jr. and
Hamilton
Hall and Earl Edwards. me take you home?" he asked.
James M. Henderson.
Nominations to Employees' "Can't" she answered. "I live
Council No. 6-Louis P. Fin- here."
Councils, Supply department,
ney Ira J. Pickett, Hildred O .
are: Lillian B. Harper, Peggy M. S
Scurrey Marvin H. Homer, ?1;
Bryan and George J. Gahagan. A recruit after his first night
James T. McCulley, James O, \
Group II and III-Robert M. in barracks was shaken by his
Burton, George A. Edwards,,
Harvey, James Hutcherson, John leading chief.
Joseph A. McSwain Jr. Ira C.,
,
H. Williams and Paul Theis. "It's four-thirty!" b.llowed, the
Stringer, and Edward E. Queries
Other departments have nominated Chief,
Council No. 7-James E. Moon, the following for the Mis- i "Fourthlrtygasped! / .the re

Roland E. Couey Henry C. Sor- cellaneous Employees' Council- cruit. "Man, you better 'get to

ensen, Ancil D. Henley, WilliamA. Margaret G. Boatwright, RobertW. bed! We got a big day t mor.
.
Edmondson and James M. '.
row!
Lamb Hall George L. Grimmette, l"a

Susan B. Oehler, William Rosen- ... .i 'RYA .., ... ...m
Those nominated Employees'Councils blum, Elizabeth B. PatrickJ.
Allen
"I'm not going to school tomorrow
BLACKBIRDS IN
PLAQUE-Explaining- portion of Attack
Public Works department Antonelll, Willie E. Wells, Sid- Squadron 45's emblem Is Roger Dlnterman, ADC, (left) an "old- ," said little Johnny. .
include: TransportationPaul ney J. Wilds, Cecil Acree, Betty timer", with the famed Blackbird squadron. Listening with Interest "Why not?" asked his mother. I

H. Green, Jr., Matthew J. Jo Barthlow, William Weathers, Is Ensign Donald Hughes, one of the newer Blackbirds. The "It's no use," he replied. "I ican't
Grundig, Weldon J. Holcombe, and Essie Lucas.Candidates giant hand-carved squadron's "coat of arms" is believed to be the
I read and I can't write-and _
only such Insignia of its kind to be found
Thomas E. Young, Elmer J. At- anywhere among the
nominated to fill many naval aviation throughout the world.to they won't let me talk."
taway, Clyde G. Hepline, James
vacancies on the Board of Direc-
..'J, E. Fletcher Osborne W Aspin- tors, Employees' Association are: Blackbird I
wall, Donald J. Williams and Ed- Overhaul and Repair-Edwin II.i Unique Insigne Carved In Wood I

,:, gar Santimaw. Garrison, James II. Wood, JoeJ. The uiacKDiras 01 A t t a c K
'0> Group IVb-Mimi E. Bailey, Francis, Milton R. Fulton, Ed- Squadron 45 can boast of havingthe take on and accomplish the signe.

,, ,, Huntley E. Cox Alfred F. Kap- win S. Robinson, and Aaron C. moat unique coat of arms of many and varied missions. He purchased a suitable amountof
lin, Walker H. Crevasse Geoffrey Thompson. any Naval aviation squadron in THE DLACKBIKD'S green wood during a stop-over in
:K T. Mims Ethel M. Huffman, Vernon the world. (derby, worn at a confident angle, France and began his task Imme-

I H. Barefield, Jeanette E. Public Works members-John When VA-45 was commissioned coupled with a green background, diately. For nearly a month the
B. Tubbs Thomas M. Cowan, : attack officer sent a steady stream of
colors.
"sport" squadron
Reilly, and William M. Simcoke. nearly five years ago a search
. ., Howard E. Baker, Clyde J. suitable The "4 and 20" at the bottom wood shavings "over the side" and
MaintenanceErnest T: New- was begun for a squadron -
Kinkle Jack. I. Bishop John R. represents the normal number of by the time the ship reached
berg, Glenn M. Broatreet, Clif- Woodrum, James B. Bailey A. insigne. .
,
pilots assigned to the squadron, Gibraltar, the insigne was com-
ton J. Nunnery, Jack I. Bishop, The choice was narrowed down
Folger Snow Jeanette E. Reilly
I there being twenty and four at pleted.,
Thomas M. Dolan, Maxwell Cur- to an idea conceived and pennedby
Lesley M. Bennett, Sam A. Whit- the time the Insignia was adopted.The In the squadron's briefing room
: ry, Robert Tillman Howard E. ; Charles G. Mitchell, PN3, thena
tington, and Robert W. McDaniel. emblem was officially approved located on the South side of the
Bakes, Horace W. Poole, FrankM. member of the squadron. His
by the Chief of Naval Operations hanger hangs the much admired
Ironmonger, Jr., M u r I C. ,. Supply department member: Idea had a central figure, a black- emblem.
on April 10, 19 1.
Creasy, and Thomas H. Gilbert. Frank C. Wood, Robert M. Harvey bird, depicting a persistent, and DURING THE SQUADRON'Sinitial Prior to his discharge, Lt. Sie-

Utilities-Lesley M. Bennett and Gordon H. Reedy. Mis- aggressive nature. A "cocky"stance deployment aboard the gel donated his "masterpiece" to
Claude R. N. boxing gloves, spats, com-
McKelvey, Royce cellaneous: group member: GeorgeL. USS Oriskany, Lt. P. V. Siegel, the officers and men of VA-45/ 1))
pleted with a smoking cigar extending '
Keith Leo L. Shepherd LutherC.
under condition
one
"it into
Best, Christopher Lambright Grimmette, Bertha Mehlman, : from the mouth of the VA-45's flight surgeon and wood remain squadron property as 'q.

Horace A. Shipp, Homer S. Cain, Willie E.. Wells, Wendell Patrick blackbird represents the ability ofa carving hobbyist, decided to carve long aa a squadron exists with .

I ... J David B. Sarjeant, Alonzo T. and -Wilfred P. Shaw. modern carrier attack 1111fl(1ron out of
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Page Four JAX AIR NEWS 9 September, 1954

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TIME-OUT

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VMtih\ Gordon Robbie


After going the first two

games of the Atlantic Fleet

Softball Tourney with Don

t Glidewell on the mound, it
-
-
would seem as though Fas-

SPORTS FROMYESTERYEAR ComAir Lant ron 109 would enter the third

V round with another flinger.

Golf TourneySet "Who's going for you in the

next game?" asked a fan after
TEN YEARS AGO TODAY
Glidewell worked hard recordinga
With softball playoffs at the MondayTop
9.1 victory over FMFLant In
halfway mark, 0 & G was "
the second round. "Glidewell, wad
five finishers in last
the lone unbeaten team. Serious -

challenges were being issued wee k' s ComFair Jax Golf the answer.
Thin time the from Arkansas :
ace
from Boathouse. A & Rand Tournament held at the sta- o,
.4 put In some overtime,
'
1 Dispensary. tion course are taking practice _____ J taking right Innings to down

I"IYE.ltS AGO TODAY licks in preparation for 1 ;r .. 1. s Iosl4int, 3-:!. ": 'w wuo'. going
Jax Navy's skeet team con : .. 4 .,..... .
tinued to pace distriCt "service the 72 hole ComAir Lant _E\{ ....,..... _'?:..".."".,::... >. 11\\\ \) .. for you?" wa the question put
to the Ftt ronlle .
''
teams, snaring the Gulf Coast links battle beginning Monday
ATLANTIC FLEET'S 1\IVP-Don Glidewell, Fasron 109's are "Glidewell."
Tournament at NAS Pensacola. Sept 13, at the same fireballer, was chosen Most Valuable Player of the recent Atlantic
It here he reached the
site. Fleet Softball Tourney at Key West, Glidewell's tourney mark was
was 20 hits and six runs Issued, while fanning 62 batsmen in 50 pitching heights, spinning a 6-0
Comdr. Frank Heyer of FA W- innings One of his perfonnances was a superb no-hitter over no-hitter over ServLant.

Yanks Giants 11 snared the ComFair Jax title ServLant. Glidewell is shown receiving congratulations from Rear The by now stereotyped question
Admiral George C. Crawford Commander .
Submarine Force Atlantic
with a (54-hole total of 220, four host for the tourney and answer period took place

for the - -- prior to the Beavers' semi-final
over legulation figures

Retain Slim par-72 course. In second position, tussle with PhibLant, also Glide-

four strokes down, was Bill Foulk. MainsideFall Intramural well hurled a gilt-edged 1.0 win

Kasron 109. in this fray.

By now, the wolves had stopped
Golf Leads Ed Barnes of VA-45 recovered howling. Fans were rallying behind

i front a meager start to post afinal Program Opens MondayPresent the ragamuffins from Air-

I round 72, for a 226 total
Lant, But, surely this iron man
Having hurdled another obstacle good for third place
-the ComFair Jax I plans call for the start of competition in a pairof couldn't go on for the final performance -
Tourney
-in the path of a rapid comple- Rounding out the top five for Mainside fall intramural sports Monday, Sept. 13. Touch 'ho's hurling for you

tion of the massive NAS Jax the Jax AlrLa.nt entry are Richard football and volleyball are set to begin on that date with today?" asked one late arrival
Clark, with 228 and Tom Davies I to the
Round-Robin Golf Tournament bowling teams waiting n week before initial firing.The scene
FAW-11, who fashioned a\ "A follow named Glidewell,"
largest field in two
both leagues were looking forward I yearsIs CVG-17 VF-22 and \T-3
236. Clark is from FAir Det Key ; Volley- answered Fasron 109, almost In
tuning for play in the three
to tight pennant races. up b all I CommunicatloRs VF-22
West, the others from FAir Det ,
tmUon. Thin time, the fastballrr -
sports At last report, 17 keg
Third<< wcck's play ended in the Sax. FAW-11, VP-3, VF-44, NARTUand
teams were set to fire on stumbled, losing/ a 1.0 declhlon -
away
American League Tuesday. Com Three teams of five men each: the Mainside lanes with 14 out CVG-17, and Bowling, VF-172, I but looked Immense In de
petition in the Senior circuit was ComFair Sax, VF-22, Communi-
will represent ComFair Jax, Com fits entered in touch football and feat.
slated to resume today over the I Fair Norfolk and ComFair Quonset volleyball!!, cations; VA-175 FAETU, Hospital Immense enough to be'named

exacting station layout.In in the AliLant meet, FAW-11 and VF-44, Most Valuable Player of the weeklong -
I An ambitious pigskin schedule
today's Senior loop activity, ---.+S event.
is being blue-printed, to consist
Lou Brozo's Dodgers are setting Jax of 91 games over a twelve week *

their sights on the league lead. Navy Entry span. Schedules in all three sports Life Guards ReducedAs Here's an eye-popping pout mortem .

ers, hopeful for Other on Don's 1954 record:
an upset.
Fares Well In will be distributed immediatelyafter
action finds the Rcdlegs facing their completion.Grid Cooler Days NearThe Won 38 of 44 games for an un

the Phillies and Cardinals btt- Title Skeet Shoot contents will be held at Waves swimming pool is believable 0.60 earned-run-aver-

ling the Braves.In closed for the season. age. Retiring 550 batters by the
1615 at Mustln and Yorktown
Scattered from Water strikeout route Glidewell walked
report ,
Tuesday's American League Fields As usual will be Waves may use the CPO or
ford Mich. of the NationalS game\ 111 while 13.
scene men hitting
play, the Yankees, aided by the divided Into two halves of 25 enlisted men's pools for the remainder -
two Bills i k e e t Championships, indicate In 314 innings, he allowed( 49{
Foulk and Shoalts, minute duration. of the season. Officers
that Jax Navy shooters fared well runs, only 25 of them earned, giving
tipped the Indians, 2.1, Harry who have been using the Wave'spool
In With no varsity football this i 114 hits. 16
competition ending last Sun up Only extrabase
Webb will the
and Tom Herrin also won use Officer's Club '
season, it's expected that the ad- hits, including a lone home
for the Yanks. pool.
day.NARTU'* Ken Pendergras led dition of former varsity men to run, were garnered off Glideweir
The Senators whitewashed the the intramural ranks will make offerings
the of Florida
entire contingent
White Sox, 30. On the winning for fast brand of ball.
a smart While not making a praetiw
in the Sub-Small event
gunners ,
club were George Ayers, Vin Touch football rules have Jax Navy-Marine
breaking) 88 out of 100 targets. undergone of handing out accolade' It must
Mageadino, Pete Gushanas, L. B slight revision, with sev- be mentioned here that FMron

Dickson, Chuck Schoder and Fendergraa then teamed with en, instead of the customary six, Mentor
Capt. Norman Helfrich. Titus Harris of Fasron 109, smash Boxing Never
men making up a team. Free substitution
ing 178 out of 200 birds for third
In the final match, the Red will continue in force. have the green and white-shirt-

Sox upset the Tigers, 2.1, Notching place in the National Two-Man Volleyball matches will be Departs Scene ed athlete been known to register

points for the victors were Sub-Small Championship held during the noon-hour at a gripe.

the duos of George Frye-Al Stra- Bill Arthur of VF-22 fell behindin regulation courts laid out by Master Sergeant Steve. Mayer, I *. *

ter and Jim Ladd and John Wof the 250-target All-Gauge field the respective home teams. former coach of the'Jax: Navy- POP FLIES -.. A Detroit policeman

.. ford( after cracking 100 birds in the Late entries received were: Marine boxing team, will leave Harry Reeves, won the

Team NATIONAL LEAGUE opening round. Touch Football, VF-44, Hospital, Oct. 6 for duty at MCAS El Toro, U. S. Pistol Championship for the
W I. Prt.
Glanu ............. ....??....., 11\ .8JJ: : ,.. ., ,. ., Calif, sixth year, in competition at
Cardinal _.... ... ...... 4 2 .f 67 r' x .
Redleg _....?....>..._?.,,._,,, 3 3 .500 Mayer, attached to MAD, steer- Camp Perry, Ohio, last week.
Braves .?_.._..............w 3 3 .500 r gY 4 ed the varsity mittsmen in 1953- Third place went to Master Ser
1>ndgers ,.__...._ 2 4 ..TV)
Fhll ??...?..................?...... 1 :5 ,167 54, the '53 aggregation going undefeated geant Huelet Benner, himself a
: aro' in Florida state compe- former champ.
AMERICAN LKAGl: :
Tram W 1. Pri. tition. Ben SobieraJ, the tennis
Yankees __........... 61... 2'i .fUO > j ft mighty
Senators __ 6 3 .667 1't lds TEAMS COACHED by the ag- mite from VC-5, Sanford, retired

Ked TlpeigWhite Sox.?..:.:::::::= 5 3'i 4 54 :.556.356 gresive mentor won Golden Gloves the permanent Elllnor Village !.

Sox; __._ 3 6 .33.1 and Trophy in the annual net
Indian ,.?.._.........._.. 3 6 .333 Florida AAU titles two years
running. show at the Ormond Beach re.

Both the sort over Labor Day.
NATTCenterKeglers seasons, Jax Navy-

Marine squad was ruMer-up. in

Sixth Naval District competition. VC-62 Blanked la

I Start Mayer has also tutored boxing Vets' Keg Circuit

teams at Cherry Point and at his

Play Sept. 15 ensuing duty station, El Toro. In Cohen Brothers, in a late
for the
addition, he fought professionallyin spurt championship,

Entries for the NATTCenter intramural the Chicago area for three, came from behind to capturea
I 2.1 decision over the NATT
bowling league close years. I
Center Marines in Veteran's
,
tomorrow with play due to start ; NOT CONFINING his talents
*ae Bowling League play this week.
Wednesday, Sept. 15 at the air. solely to the squared circle, Mayer -
League-leading Gators h old
conditioned Center lanes. once played professional foot-
_n_"_ a mere one point advantageover
Outfit interested In competing ball with the Glen Ellen, Ill.,
In BASKETBALL TWINS-Pat (left) and Cecil Gorsky, twins Cohen's, aa a result of a
touch football' play can from Naval Air Weapons System School at NATTCenter and vet Bears. 3-0 loss to Jacksonville Termi-
file entry Monday. Entry list erans of last year's hardwood sextet, talk it over with assistant His home is at 4533 Water Oak
nal. A 600 series the
doses Friday, Sept 17. Play coach Jack Lucovsky of NAS as the gals hold early cage workouts. Lane, Jacksonville, where'he resides by Cators'
Practices are staged Tuesday nights at the Center gym in preparation Dewitt Bessent failed to
M expected to begin Tuesday, with his wife and son, Stephen -
for the forthcoming season. For the first time, NATTCenterand turn the tide
I"pt. %1. NAS Waves will join forces, forming the lax Navy Waves. ,' Jr.