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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: November 18, 1954
Frequency: weekly
regular
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Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
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Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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11 % Pay Hike Plan Favors Career Men I'/



Should recommendationsof The new proposal reflects the reer promotions.

the interservice pay exact figures recommended In : ,.
committee be approved, the the 1948 Hook Commission re Also Included in the new draft > "
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1955 Congress will be askedto port, increased by four percentas is an increase in per diem payments : : <'J, '

grant an average 11 per provided in Public Law 346, for military personnelfrom

cent pay boost for career 82nd Congress, and. with the $9 to $13, which is com
military personnel. first longevity payment for each parable to civilian rarest

The amount of raise will depend grads doubled, with some vari It will provide a dislocation

on grade and length of ations. While the formula is allowance, payable for each permanent

service, with no increases for complicated, it is essentially sim- change of stations in

officers or men with less than ple, and plans to reward which transfer of dependentsand

two years of service. Allowances those who have stayed in the I. household goods are In-

,will not be changed. service and achieved normal ca (Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 4)

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II VOL. 12-No. 34 U. S. N. A. S. Jacksonville, Flo. 18 November, 1954IT'LL



I IIUMrilKKV PAYS A CALL-Caught banging ears with his
I BE EVERGREEN g:7711lAll Lucky EMs commanding officer, Major David Foos Jr., skipper of the Marine
Barracks at NAS, Private First Class (temporary) Humphrey
hands are reminded that Workmen are in the processof rolls those jellybean eyes at the photographer in startled embar-
the telephone exchange num- installing new number discson To Get Home rasment. Humphrey, who arrived aboard the Station a month
ago has been assigned duty as official Marine mascot here lie-
bers at the Naval Air Station all Station telephones. The quired to attend all social functions of the Marines, he immediately
will be changed to EVergreen NAS Jax extension numbers For HolidaySince had a specially tailored uniform, of bright Marine. Corp
9-7711, effective midnight Nov. will remain the same. blue, made to his order.
the days of General I
20. In most cases, the exchange
George Washington and. Comma A Privileged Character
The change is part of the prefixes will depend on pre-
dore John Paul Jones, military

reassignment numbers in Jacksonville of all phone to a sent numbers location. and Prefixes geographical for- Thanksgiving enlisted personnel such have as the'one known no to Only Month With Marine Outfit, .

Jacksonville be EVergreen I
two-letter exchange desig- will be celebrated this '
nation, together with a five- ELgin, FLanders, EXbrook and year. Pfc. Humphrey Already 'Top Dog'Pfc. :
digit number. POplar. Although it will be only on a
t: ken basis, selected personnelfrom ..
Humphrey, who was designated -
Army, Navy, Marine Corps Scorns GI UniformIii
,. official Marine Mascot
_. 'f
fact his methods have
and Air Force installations In recently
<::;:: :':::i;:,. Tennessee, Alabama Georgia and for arrived the Jacksonville aboard about area a when month he been adopted by Marine

Florida will be flown home Mascots throughout the Corps.
ago, already has made a name for
J: 4 Wednesday, Nov. 24, where they While this might have been
himself as an arbiter of military
will be received with pivlc honors, expected to lead him into intelligence
fashion and protocol.
extended social l courtesies, and I J duties, Humphrey much
flown back to their service sta A native of California, where prefers those of mascot which

tions on Sunday, Nov. 28. his forefathers have long been bring him into the social limelightfor i a

? IT ALL STARTED In Memphis, regisered in the Bulldog Social which his predigree has pre-

where the USO, with the coop- Bulletin, Humphrey is no kennel pared him. Scorning a GI uniform,
rSc1i eration of the Armed Forces in pup. A typical Marine, hd j is a Immediatly" had one specially

that area, decided that one rep- hound for extra duty, particularlywhen tailored to his measurements,

resentative from the Army, Navy, it called for snooping a- Can Out Bark'emWhile
Ji k Marine and Air Force installa- round the Mess Hall Galley wherehe not yet proficient witha

.- tions there would be flown homeon is well known for scrounging rifle, Humphrey can outbark l

a three-day pas over the techniques he developed soon any Marine Sergeant on the

.WiL '* : Thanksgiving holiday. In return after enlisting. Station--.and frequently does,
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ff the installations at which the especially during squad drill

Memphis servicemen or women when he has difficulty in keepingall
Air News To AppearEarly
"DOMO ARRIGATO"-Translated would arrive, would each select four feet in step. In fact he i is

it means "Thank you very and send to Memphis on the Next WeekDue presently assigned to the custodyof
Japanese Navy much" and Lt. Osamu Matsu same aircraft one serviceman or to the Thanksgiving hol- S/Sgt. Frank Saldana for additional -
zakl (left), of the new Japa
nese Navy expresses his thanksto woman whose home is in the iday on Thursday, Nov. 25, the training and instruction
Officer EnrollsAt Lt. Orval Bass, as the Japa Memphis area. Jax Air News will be publishedone in disciplinary matters.
nese officer is welcomed to Avl- day earlier next week, on .
TilE TWO LUCKY Jackson
AOO( ) SchoolThe tion NATCenter Ordnance Jax.'GIPal'Officers. School at vine men, who will leave Mem-, Wednesday, Nov. 24. Four SquadronsLead

phis at 0600'next Wednesday are Deadline for copy will be

first Japanese Naval Ferrell S. Drury, AEAN, of 3133 moved up to Monday 1200. Fleet-Air
officer to attend school at WeekObserved
Home Park Circle; and Pfc. Ru- Deadline for pictures will remain _

NATTCenter is now studyingin per F. Evans, Jr., son of Mr. and the same at 0800 Monday.
classes at Aviation Ordnance Units In
Command and sub-unit
public GunneryTwo
By Mrs. Evans, Sr., 2727 Oak St.
Officer School.He Information offices are requested -
is Lt. Osamu Matsuzaki The pair leaving Jacksonville at to cooperate on the squadrons based at Jack-
Civic ClubsJacksonville 1225 next Wednesday are T/Sgt. sonville Naval
(pronounced Mat-su -zacky) Jap- early deadlines. Air Station and

anese Navy, a youthful-appearing, is joining 500 other Please). ,Turn to'Page: 2, Col. 5)) two squadrons based at Cecil Field
soft-spoken Naval officer who will Naval Air Station hold all of the
American cities in observing"GIPal"
the of the new Fleet Air Jacksonville ordnance
help form core week, as eight civic
records for fiscal 1955| accordingto
Japanese Navy. luncheon clubs invite six Naval
resist- a "Box Score" released this:
Because of her passive
enlisted each their
men as guestsat
ance against Communism during their week by Lcdr. J. Arnold, Staff
.. regularlyscheduled 4 N Gunnery Officer for the Com
the Korean conflict, rebuilding ofJapan's luncheon meetings all this week. mander Fleet
Air Jacksonville
navy was begun with 4 7 t xs
American aid. The program was Initiated The top fleet squadron in this:

01'THAT REBUILDING, Lt. Monday, when the Jacksonville 4y tii area is Fighter Squadron 22. The"Cavaliers"
Kiwanis Club host to four
was /
Matsuzak( has taken a pioneeringpart. N; 4 hold more ordnance
members of Fleet Air Jacksonville /
records than other Fleet Air
He attended the Japanese any .
squadrons and two enlisted
Jacksonville squadron
Naval Academy for three years.
melt from the NAS Operations Their records include
Later his duties were as an Instructor x first placein
Department, at the Roosevelt Ho
in aviation at MSDF Strafing, Glide Bombing and
tel.
Service School, and then came his
1 (See Box Score rage 8))
On successive days other Naval :
assignment to NATTCenter for a 4 bew
ten-week ordnance course under and Marine personnel from all h r High Altitude Bombing VF-22

the Mutual Defense Assistance departments and commands in also placed two pilots in the "Top

Program. the Jacksonville' area will'be en- Man" section of the ComFairJax"Box

WHILE MOST ASIATIC coun- tertained by the Jacksonville Score". Lcdr. Lorin W. Hay

tries pattern their Naval uniforms JayCees; the Riverside Lions holds the top score for Strafing

after the British, Japan's follows Club; the Downtown Lions Club; and Lt. Robert I. Roy has topped

closely the American pattern, with the Exchange Club; the Meninak _: "> 9 _-J the fields in High Altitude Bombing
pertinent Japanese national sym- Club; the Civitan Club, and the .

Sertoma Clum meeting next Mon SHARPSHOOTERS ALL This group of pilots of Fighter Fighter Squadron 101, based: at
bols.Lt.. Matsuzaki resides in Japan day, Nov. 22.Invitations. Squadron 22 may well smile as' they clamp onto their cigars. Theyare Cecil Field, is in second place.It .
with hU wife, Tazuko, at Miyan- were extendedthe sharpshooters In aerial gunnery. Standing left to right are: has taken top honors -both .
local USO Club sponsoringPleast Lt. R. T. Aay, Lt. (J Jg) II. D. Avery, Lcdr. L. W. Hay, Lcdr. J. C. "Top Squadron" and 'Top Man"
ishl 40 Hayashi-cho Iomagome ,
Davis and Lt. II. II. Lowery Kneeling are: Lt.W.I.! Russell,
Bnnkyo-to Tokyo-to Japan. ( Turn to Page 8, Col. 1)) Lt. (j k) (). D. Johnson, Lt. (.I iff) S. Martin: and Lt. C. X Gilmore (Please: Turn tp Page, Col. )


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NEWS 18 November, 1954
. T\A1t'1.. lAX AIR
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Mich, La. Okay Bonus


. R tnt4 s : For Payment Korean of bonuses Veterans to Korea -; QUESTIONS HERE ARE SERVCEMerVA.ND-r ANSWERS| TO THE


war veterans have been approved FAMILIES ASK THE VETERANS
Published every ITiurKUy lor Navy ana Marine activities at Naval Air ADMINISTRATION EVERY
PAY...
Station. Jacksonville, "1&. by voters in the statesof
HAS JatkMavtlt
Capt. John S. Thiich ....._ -,. .. ........... ... ___ Commanding Officer Michigan: and Louisiana.' if korean '
Cumdr. John N. Mjm ........ .... .............. ......-..... .. ... ... .-..N.. ... ........Executive: OCUcei: Q.-I understand that a Service
voted al Life
Michigan, citizens max- Insurance poiu'vwhich
Fleet Alt .t'.nU" \cteran's training entitlement j
Roar Adm. John Perry _.-.__..__ .... Commander imum $500 bonuses to set vice lapsed two months art. 'r
Capt. Richard U Greene _____ _.. .-..Chief: o( suit runs out when he is halfway j to reinstate
want it. I know
and veterans who 1
personnel
fleet AI'1. !lace. Wj III||
Capt. .:d"In S. J. Young..... .... ......................._.._..._.. .._...... ...?...............Commander served CO days or more between through his semester at I j have to pay back premiums, hut
Chief Staff Officer
Comdr. Frank D. lleyer
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'N..I Air Tttkalral Tr.l. ..t.Center June 27 1950 and Dec. 31, school, he will be allowed to fin- will I also have to pay interest lltx

Capt. Henry C. DeLonc ...................-........... .............. ................-.Comm ndlnl Officer 1953 They also authorized ish that semester under the Korean the premiums?

Edward S. Lowe Natal- t IUi,%IUlCapt. rnmmmninnf: Officer bonuses for next of kin of eligible GI Bill. I am taking on.the'l A.-No. You will not be uquir.

CapL 1* 4. Newton EunUv, officer I veterans, regardless of job training under the cd to pay interest on premium

Capt.l'llxon R. narllftt .. ... .NaBTO.. ....... ... ...... .... Commanding Officer nature of their death GI Bill. What if my entitlement I in arrears so long as you reinstate!
Comdr. Laurence K, Slttftnhllil'n ... .. . .. ...... -"('eull\e OlllwrTfe / finished? Will \
Maximum bonuses of $2M expires before I'm your policy in the second or illlj|

JAX AIR NEWS U publlineo weekly at the U. S. Nanl Air !Station wet t' appioved by the people of I be permitted to complete my month of lapse
'
/ t Ida. and printed I commercially with Kos-app repriated fund
'
at IOIII'M. :1 the government; and In compliance with NAVcXOS P-A5. R t v.Nov. Louisiana for servicemen w homved training! ? 1 Q.-I have been told
IMS. cup?.. are tilbntrd free of charge at th* Naval 1 Air Station live between thai the
Naval Air Technical Training Center Navel Air Receive Training! L'nlt, and the t'O' days or more A.-No. Under the law, entitlement Korean GI Bill prohibits dancing
U. S. Naval Hospital. June 27, 19,0: ) and July I be extended only I II
I have
Editor-Andrew II, PlaneyAftiUtant may I 'ound.; enrolled for a degree } .
Kdltor-Helen Harper; Ppoila: Editor Rordon Robbie JO1.: ; Stall' I II 26, 10!>3. They also voted a i in the case of veterans attending in physical education at
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RfH HfH- .Jaik llolmei, Chailfi : JOSN.: Clri-ulatlon-Ulstilbiitkin for widows
| > 1'HlJ; Eat ; .$1,000 payment orI I extended for
be
Chuck Paul AU.'. I school. It may not I lege; and one of the courses 1 dm
TIM JAX AIR NtWS ti a member el the Armed Ferret iMcn n"'fAP'PS other eligible survivors of /unvke veterans training on-lhe-job; for ; required to take is '
material appearinc In this publication may not be reprinted without 1 personnel killed on active I I dancing. \Vjij!
the written ptrmlMlon of Armed Foire fiea rhtblltrd Republication' of other ; them, GI training ends when enI I I have to give up this course?
smatter, except by irlet 1 publication ta without Dfrntltslon' of duty, or who tiled AS H result '
Editor. JAX AIR NEWS, titlcment ends. j I IQ. A.-No. You will be .
of service. peinm.t
Editorial nrikcei bested Main AdmlnUtrallon Bulldine. Phone txtentiona1AK
..... .Oir... ....r..l... G1IUMOVIES .-I have a permanent Nation- : 4rt 1nlf0. ", fits rrittttttr* __..
.v '''V' *% \\ urv*
.. I. ... '- __. ._. __ _______._ I muaiivilJ4 LOU SP,
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; ,' ':': ... as an integral part of ,
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: :! ;: ;::".,.:," .,., ::. ... .,:' ,. ;.><., .i\..*';.:....j .::: : : 'l.;. '. I physical education program \lir
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MAINSiIEThursday !' :..: :; ; > : : I Q.-I have some pressing luns)

November IK) +;sa>' : for household expenses 1 would

TUB BLACK DAKOTAR ; like to pay. Could I get a -hoit.)

....Gary Merrill, Wanda Hendilx1'rlday term GI loan for this pUt pOSt";'

No\ember 19 : A.-No. Loans for the purposeof

GENTLEMEN PRKFER paying household expends .

BLONDES t doctor bills, furniture bill rti.d

....Jane Russell, Marilyn Monroe the like- may not be mad ,mo. .

Saturday, November 20 GI terms.

FIRE OVER AFRICA .

........................ Mauieen O'llara,
'r aH
........................ Macdonald Carey :

XATTC'enterTIuirMlay h AY,

November 18

SO THIS IS PARIS

....Tony Curtis, Gloria Dellaven CATHOLIC

l"rfdlXUNnbtr 19 e Sunday: Mass-0800, 0900, 1000-
THE BLACK DAKOTAS NKW: SKYRAIDER.-Ensign William N. Collinffs (In plane) 1
St. Edward's
...Gary Merrill, Wanda Hendiix 'v A:175Gets r is given a cockpit <'he<'k-oiit in Attack Squadron 175's: new AD-5 Chapel.

"Saturday, November 20 i Skyraider by Lt. (j jg) David R. Ulmer (standing on wing), Lt.Jg( ) I Saturday-0800.
Ulmer was the first pilot to become checked-out In this, the third I
GENTLEMEN PREFER type aircraft being flown by VA-175 I Daily-0630.
New VersionOf
BLONDES -
...Jane Russell, Marilyn Monroe Sunday-0630-Mass at Ho pujl

1'hllr""la'of'mbu" HOSPITAL 18 Skyraider I Says Navy Weighs Draft Chapel.) MORMON


SNOWS OF KILIMANJARO Attack Squadron 175 last! 1930 Monday NATTC -

Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward, week received the first AD-5 : To Offset Chaplain's Office.CHRISTIAN .

Ava Gardner Skyraider ever assigned to a I Lagging Re-Ups SCIENCE1000TuesdayMainside

l"rldl0. \ }, 19 squadmn home-based at Jacksonville : !i Chapel
SO THIS IS PARIS Naval Air Station. One Naval officer has warned that reenlistments i are
95) low that the Navy has had to l Office on ramp.PROTESTANT.
...Tony Curtis, Gloria Dt'HIiVt'n With the arrival of this air- cut recruit training front-

craft the squadron now flies 11_.to nine weeks. and! may'en have to use the draft. I
ember 20
"Saturday BLACI' Nu\ 0 three different type aircraft. !I I 'inose were the words of Capt. .- '- i 0930-All. Saints' Chapel.
THE DAKOTAS David L. Martineau of the Bureau lion dollars could be saved in

The in 1100 All Saints'
squadron currently : Chapel.
... Merrill, Wanda Hendrix
.Gary of Naval
Personnel when he [ training costs by a ten pelct'nt'incrt'sse
changing over from AD-4Bs to i iAI 0915-Naval
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addressed '
>.611. The new addition gives more than 1.000 delegates In ienlistments this I (Note: Addresses of local I

Weekend Tide Table the fiqladrolthre different type attending the 27th annual I I year. However, Capt. Martineau
I I I churches may be obtained! by mU\!
convention of the Fleet Reserve warned that the
HIGH LOW planes. Navy may have gig the Chaplain's Office, 425)).
N Association in San
A.M. P.M. AM. P.M. Although all three type of Diego.Repiesenting i to resort to the draft, and to two- .

Friday -3:16: 3:55: 9:29: 9:49: planes are propeller-drhen air- I the Chief of Na- year enlistments, although it will Notice on a bulletin board: WIll

Sat. 4:11: 4:26: 10:23: 10:34: craft% and designated: with the i val Personnel, Capt. :Martineau ,'try desperately: to avoid such act the Serviceman who took a fur

Sunday 5.02: 5:14: 11:12: 11:15 name Sk>raider, t h e. jr differ, went on to say that 96,000 petty ion. coat by mistake from Lynn ball

The AD- In a greatly Improved officers will be advanced between I' The convention, which room pleaae return the blonde wh

version of time AD-IB. I now and March 3t, 1955. Another opened was In font
October 25, will devote much time asleep it? No quest
42,000 will go from then

Navy Exchanges The,versatile AD-3 is single one of engine the Navy'smost prop- i:I June 30, 195: $! .tip Plans are in until progress i,. to diseasing ways of Increasingcareer asked.Lucky. I .

he stated, to appoint 500) attractiveness.
I
It ban cockpit
planes an enlarged .
new warrant officers during the EM'sContinued
Feature Rubber where an assistant pilot can I'I I I
coming year, and! legislation
I la ; I
flit beside the pilot. Behind these Employees ( from Page 1))
being Group
prepared to enable
two, there la a space where 10 petty
Coating ItemSee officers to retire with their former Fred C. England USMC. of Memphis
passengers can be carried, and behind To
rank, Gather Monday i and John B, Williams, ETI, .
and beneath this compartment -
your Navy Exchange for anew CAP MAKTINKAU: of West Ark
I said that The Memphis,
National
item called Rub-R-ize. Thisis is storage space for luggageor another bill is ready to increasethe Federal Federation of The flight schedule for the dH y

a brush on rubber coating that 'I other cargo. authorized number of Employees, local No 1116, Includes arrival from Memphis lOt
limited will hold its
In time of emergency, the AD- next regular
waterproofs, repairs and shO<'k.pr'ools meet. Montgomery
duty officers
and allow them to ing in I Maxwell Air Force Base,
can four litter patients and room 320 Main
carry Post Office I
in the I
virtually everything II'
compete among themselves Ala., at 0735; arrival
for
| an attendant. These capabilities, Building, Nov. 22.
home or shop. It is excellent fo r promotion. I Lawson Air Force But, Columbus
added to the short I
| runway require A full
covering sweaty pipes, painting Emphasizing that agenda of business will I at NAS
m nts and low fuel consumption it WM time Ga., at 0845; arrival
be
bottoms of slippery rugs, repairing I for the discussed, plus the election WTIVB!
government
of all pro .planes, make the ..ADa -& to make the ; officers. of : Jacksonville .at ,,1055, and
convertible tops and garden service attractive if i
men back In' at 1545.
welcome addition to VA175'sdiversified were expected Memphis
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countless other to '''.n
hose, and uses. I stay in, the officer '
stable. revealed -
The Country Store has added that Ir Marn' 1 I Ii
enlistments of I
Lt. (jg) David R. Ulmer, the 165, Must Keep Uniform SimsfiopeLeathernecks
.lectric Jig saws and electric first squadron pilot to check out I 000 men will expire this fiscal ,
other items. year. Only about i
anders among in the new plane, ta today busychecking 15,000 ale expected who are not and Mop
Mothers of young children will 1 to reenlist wearing their Marine of the garrison cap;
out his fellow pilots. I Corps on
t* delighted with the new Stack e WHILE CONVENTION' delegates uniform properly are hearing wearing black shoe polish

son Baby Walker This walker alLows Corporal (on rifle range) : are expected to suppon a about it from headquarters. dark brown shoes.

the baby to move in any .&% it! I told you to take a six percent pay increase, the captain Memo 88-54, issued Male officers were advised i
recently
direction. fine sight! A"enWhen! I say urged a "..ea l'onable'a y advises all Marines to stop using -, they can now carry the nt''''h'

From this date on watch your take a fine sight I mean a fine boost for those who intend to the Windsor knot when tying designed swagger stick, \\luh

exchanges lor new shipmentsChristmas oJ sight! &%!IX! Don't you know make the service a career instead necktieMo; -
of for those | wear trousers: is 22 inches long, made of im
Gift items Recently what A tine sight Ie? who plan] lo serve that are not tight *

received it a large selection 4 Private (bitterly): "Sure, a only a minimum time ing tight fitting ; stop wear- ported rosewood, and has '
tailor
Ma"p
gift towel sets. beUo $45
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1954 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three

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ALL-NEGRO MILITARY Advancements I
Badges

UNITS NON-EXISTENT Two-Year Old 'Pinch Hits'In ,. I I HOT Aid

To Troop 131 ScoutsThirty I
The Defense Department hasreported II
ODera. Saves The Dav I
that all-Negro units in advancements in rote \

the Armed Forces no longer exist. .
When rave notices were -- - -- - -- --- were made and 19 merit awards
While a few Army units still behave modestly, pay attentionto I
passed out after the recent were approved during a meetingof
carry racial designations on the Jacksonville Choral Society's cues, and show no emotion the Board of Review of Boy

records, the DOD reports, a considerable performance of Puccini's Op when Madame Butterfly throws Scout Troop 131, of NAS Jar
herself upon the stage in tears
proportion of their per era "Madame Butterfly"" the Ltjg( ) John L. Bell, troup com-
when she learns
sonnet is non-Negro. Some small critics missed the boat on what and sorrow mittee chairman, stated the number
that her beloved Lt. Pinkerton
Negro units may be found, according -J could be called the outstanding of advancements marked the
will return. In other
never
to the report .but this individual of
performance highest in any one month.
words, the child in this role
condition is temporary (AFPS) the evening. must behave which Court of Honor is slated for to-
nicely -
Now that the fasts are night at 2000 in the auditorium of
most will vouch is
as parents kit' I II
Schedule Weekly known, a bouquet goes to the a problem even under normal the Church of the Good Shep is 5i4ev

youngest member of the caat-- circumstances. herd in Jacksonville. I

a two-year-old who didn't sing Highlighting the evening's -
Bible \\ITH BIT: JUST one rehearsal program 1----
StudyThe a note throughout the opera will be a special illustrated
Melleee took the stage Reserve Program
Little .Mellene Ann Miller
,
Je
ture members of the famed
..... ....,. '. ," .... by I
first weekly Bible study whose daddy, Lcdr. Jess Miller, .<.>", Hurricane Hunters squadron of I
hour at the Hospital Chapel was sang the role of The Bonze f ''"' the Naval Air Station I For All Services

held last Tuesday evening. Succeeding (priest) in the opera, performedher m v :

meetings are scheduledfor role well and may have

each Tuesday at 1900 in the I saved the show. Great Books Being PreparedA

Chapel, located in Ward A 1, IT HAPPENED THIS way:

next to the out-patient clinic, AH through the week of rehearsal Group May A program for all the
military service, whkh has been
it to
facing Adams Avenue was planned use ..j
under study for over a will
year
Lt. William A. Swets, Hospital one particular three-year-old w":;i
i 1 Be Formed be
to the of Cho-Cho .f not likely announced beforethe
play part '
'
Chaplain, will conduct the meet t tt: t::: ." "
first of the and then
year
San's (Madame Butterfly) little .
ing, which will be of informal .. >:
blue-eyed boy The child bi" If there ate enough people Interested will probably be set before the
and will include the singing
nature
originally selected was set to F :.' ,-#"" a Great Books Discussion country in a Presidential menage
of favorite hymns, Bible '
.. ''' '' to .
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.
I ': will be started at NASto CongioRS.
Group
and'a go on stage for the final dress ". \\! '
study refreshments :
,
prayer rehearsal, the day before the opera i: L." .' .; :, be held every other week at The plan, which now embodiesa
select Christian film. "'. \ : )\: \ ;
But as such things hap. .:., '"\ ,.. : the Mainside Library. The group series of compromises, will go
the
of
With the co-or peration \this pen to tota of that age, the ti .......:...." "I will meet on a weekday night at soon to Defense Secretary Charles!
station protestant chaplains,
child decided she just couldn'tget 2000 for discussion of classic I':. WiNon for transmittal to the
fellowship is open not only to Mellene Ann Miller Does
ready. The Choral Societyand literature President and the National Security -
okay as pinch-hitter.
hospital staff and patient personnel -
its officials were In abso- The Great Books Foundationwas Council It la described u.s!

but to any persons from other lute quandary. What to do? In the Nov 9 performance and started at the University of generally similar for each service
activities interested in meeting
her part to the hilt. A but differs in essential
played detail
Christian friends and It was only one day before the < Chicago and is: now active for
enjoying
gratifying performanceit each
opera! leally throughout the U. S. Selections
Christian fellowship. All hands
IX'UK. JESS MILLER (brave was Had she not done so from the classics are read and T1IK': NAVY AND Marine Crops

,arc invited. father), Carrier i Air Group well, the entire cast may have talked over at informal round- will find no major change their
Three officer vol- had to face the critics' wrath. present Reserve
Lcdr. Promoted Operations table discussions.The program The
LeCompte unteeied the services of his While the cast was biting Us Navy, pretty well nullified with

Promotion of Lcdr. Melville twoyearold.The nails, waiting throughout for group is open to civilian +jlh Reserve plan, will accept
and Naval personnel. A moderator
LeCompte, Superintendent of part played by the childIn Mellene to make a boo-boo, the whatever enforcement provision
with some college or literary
Maintenance Training at NATT- is not simple included in the
I "Butterfly" as moat unconcerned individual I are new set-up,
Center, to full Commander was as the script may seem. experience is also needed. Suggestions and will take some two-year vol.
about the whole the
thing was and ideas are welcome
announced by the Navy. (The script calls for a blueeyedboy unteers, as required by law, who
little girl who made her operatic Anyone Interested is to
but a girl U often !substituted '! urged will be transferred to the- enlisted

Bennett To ). The child of Butterfly debut at two-and didn't contact Mrs. Clecs at the Main- Reserve. However, the Navy and

Cong. must be fetlll at all times, have to sing a note. side Library, extension 233. Marine Corps will continue to depend
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at least tor another year,
Address Federal
on volunteers for active duty and

will limit the number of two-

Employees GroupFlorida year atcepteesMITIHH .

: : noes the Air Force '

Congressman Charles J r want two-year men In its active 1

Bennett will discuss legislation 'i" NOTES force V"t present predictions are

affecting the civilian employeeat ( __ that it will have to accept the

a meeting sponsored by the draft. The Army wants a Receive

National Federation of Federal : The Galley will be secured that will be callable and combat

Employees Saturday Nov. 20 at every' Monday. Cold sandwichescan ready on M-Day plus 30 days,

the YWCA. be obtained at the bar. but says it ia not fair to require
'
All civilian employees at NAS The club is looking forward toa service of "veterans,," while thereare

Jax and NAS Cecil Field are invited good turnout at the Shipwreck y. .t iS' "non-veterans" who have not

to attend the meetingwhichbegins Dance* this Saturday, Nov. 20. A served Under the proposed plan,

at 2000. The YWCA is located new look has been' added to the a veteran is one who has had at
least 21 months' active service.The .
at 325 E. Duval St. club now that the deck topsideis .. ;

Capt. John S. Thach, commanding completed.The ._ Army is now asking for a
dual! system of induction Men
officer of NAS Jax, will also next project is getting the S s. z >
failed for through the draft, will
attend the'meeting and will speak recreation room squared away.
serve for either two active
years
briefly. The free 'chill dinner Wednesday
duty in which case they will be
was a huge success.

ThanksgivingMeal "veterans" and not forced to

nerve! in the reserves, or for fouror
Civil Service
Tickets BROTHERS-The Yarwood brothers got together at NATT- five months training after
Yarwood to Jax to attend Aviation
Center when Ensign John came
Now On Sale Lists JobsThe Ground Officers School and met Lt. (j jg) WillIam Yarwood, Per- whkh they will be assigned to

sonnel officer at Naval Air Weapons School. Williams shows Johnan the Reserve for five years seiv

Peraonnel authorized to eat Bureau of Aeronautics has electronics circulating demonstrator console, part of the equipment ice.
used In NAWS School training. Their home is Eldora Iowa.
at the general mess who wish/ .
announced several civil service .--- --- .... .
to bring their dependents and vacancies in Washington and at

guests Day to meal the, have big Thanksgiving just today- its personnel field should' activities.submit Interested Standard I Color Added To Your '54 Income Tax Return I I


and Friday to purchase their :Form 57 to the Industrial Rele- I The Internal Revenue Service _. _- -- .
Form 1040 tax blanks and earn stripes
meal tickets tions officer of the activity to has earned up a "colorcode"
than : TAX ; : believethe
OI'FIUALS
Office more 5000.
i ,
The Commissary which application is made. for filing your income\ tax
Building 725, at Mainside has letuins Here are the different colors color stripes will help

tickets available from 0900 to Openings at Naval Air Station, to be used: streamline the big job of gel-
will
Pensacola, Fla., are for a "Super; The new "gimmick" A BLUE STRIPE will IM ting the necessary forms Into

1600.Rates for meals art: Dependents visory industrial engineer, GS-12, have Federal tax blank packages for l>tilneH men-proprietors the hands of the taxpayers.

and officers, $1.20; and for a statistical draftsman, inch marked stripe.with a quaiter'otan or partners while. tanners They explian the stripes this

enlisted i personnel drawing GS-5. will get blank marked witha way: The new tax law relieves

commuted rations, $1.00, and The following are needed at the THE imiGIITI.V colored green strip most lower-income people of

children under 12 years of age, Marine Corps Air Station Cherry stripe will. appear next to At' least 30( million or more the necessity of filing declara-

60 cents. Point, N C. : Architectural engineer the address on the mailing will get blanks marked with tion of estimated income. S.

The Naval Hospital has announced GS-9; Civil engineer, GS- cover of the tax: package, either red stripes or yellow IRS made up two "tax pack

that It has no special 9; Electrical engineer, GS-9; which contain the return stripes, depending on their In ages"-one for higher Income
blank, Instruction, and other -
policy for the Turkey Day din- Mechanical engineer, GS-9, and tax paper The color of come. people, containing the declaration

ner. Staff personnel may bring Structural engineer, GS-9. Those earning lees than
the atrip will Indicate UM form; the other for those
their guests to the duty mess, The Bureau of Aeronautics, $10,000 In 195S will get red
With smaller incomes, omitting
and payment for the meal will Washington 25, D.. C., has called taxpayer Income bracket. stripes on their tax package,

be made at the prevailing for three Mechanical engineers The color cod will apply to while thoM earning $10,000 the form. The stripes will help

prices. GS-11. all taxpayers who use regular K mere wit get 1 e II l e w keep the two straight. (AFT),

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18 November 1954
Fage Four JAX AIR NEWS ,



VF-IOL VA-105, VA-4S, CAG-1, VA-175 VP-18 ReportScoutiiw Crow At VF-44i

II Pair CitedThe


Jacksonville Area Sjuudrons commanded famed by hornets a Crow.ate novr

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This phenomena took place
VFIOlWutie m--'
Ill to PN3 and Robert J. Mc- :'P1: when Comdr Vernon P. O'Neill
left
II. Small, ATO, has
Cullough to AK3. ,j relinquished the feigns of Fighter -
the Electronics
squadron's department ,
Squadron 44, a command he
on transfer to NAS Annapolis "V" "
Md. VA-105: has held for over a year, to

They' don't leave enough room Comdr. Claude A. Crow, Jr., dur-
Two new enlisted personnel
on these forms to list 'all my dependents" IkI ing formal ceremonies at Hangar
have reported aboard. They are {

James E. Potter, PN3, from the complained Loyd L. 114.Before
Barrow, CS1, as he was wel- assuming command of
USS Saipan, and Jolly J. Anderson -
SD3, from CAG-3. comed aboard the squadron last the .Hornets, Comdr. Crow was

Other arrivals include Randall week from Sub Group 111, Green assigned to the staff of ComFalr-

)I. Ferguson, III, AMAN; Kenneth Cove Springs. Quonset.

A. Culbreth, ATAN; Leo J. Loyd has' been attached to 16 Highlighting the change of

:Macke, AMAA: Robert L. Toler, different duty stations in his 15 command ct'iremonlf'18JII the

Jr., ADAA, and Phillip K. Deck- years in the Navy. Barrow wears I .... .. presentation of the annual Proficiency -
the Navy Unit Citation, Good Conduct i. :: "
aid ADAA, from Memphis. Awards to Lt. Merril C.
Victory and American De- FinJtrpank" and Chief Aviation

VA-105' fense Medals. Machinist's Mate Harold M.

The CommandlngvOfficei of VA- lIe has, by the way, ftbc children I Palmer.

105 has been authorized by the ,; the basis for his complaint. The award was instituted by

Naval Examination Center to ad- the squadron last year when the

vance 28 men during the fiscal VA-43 squadron was assigned to combat .

year. This represents! 44 per cent Two AD type aircraft from: VA- and patrol duty In the Far

of the. personnel' who passed serv "'45 flew over Maypoit,. the Cityof __. aOUTSTANDINGLt 1II>_9 > w... ,,>>-. ......m'.___ East. It is designed to stimulate
ice-wide cxamfnnt ons. Jacksonville, and NAS Jax on FI all-around proficiency, both for
Merrll Plnkepank (left) holds his ht.
Those to be advanced are: Robert -
in small officers and enlisted in
the
a type-instrument hop a er Squadron 44 outstanding pilot award and Harold Palmer, ADC, men
T. Adams to ATI, Raymond E. demonstration of flying skill. In holds his VF-44 outstanding enlisted man award. The awards, general overall performance of

Countryman to AD1, Kenton II. addition to being a demonstrationof made annually by the squadron, were presented at recent cere their duties Selection of candidates -

Haymcns to AE1 and Arthur A. flying skill l, the event signal- monies. for the coveted award i 1"

Buckley to PHI. Men advancedto ized the excellent flying time the initiation ceremony was held for do a sketch of "Smilin' Jack" in determined by voting of officers I

petty officer second class are: squadron enjoys. All hands de- Ens. Coyle. Today he is a full- I the cockpit of one of the Squadron's and men of the squadron.

James L. Ten el, A03; James L. serve a "Well Done" for this feat. fledged Blackbird. AD aircraft in the style of .

Day, A03; Timothy F. Eagan, The Blackbirds welcomed aboard 5 its comic strip.

PR3; Gerald A. Blain, AD3, and last week Walter K. Miuray, AN; VA175The : Three new enlisted personnelhave Volunteers/ Needed To

Henry F. Uebbe, AD3 Charles L. Ronald C. Smith, ADAM; RichardA. squadron returned to Jax reported aboard the Squadron. -
Bally, Barry Lemaster, Vance G. Kirkland ADAN and CarloA. Fix Toys For Tots
last Friday after two weeks at They include Bernard J. Ra-

Mcoic, Ralph D. McNeely, Otto B. Sia, ADAN, all from Quonset Mayport.. The Mayport movementhad huba, ADI, and Richard L. Perry, Units based at NAS Sax will

Bjorngaard, Salvator J. Calvi, Du- Point, R. I. The welcome mat demonstrated that business as ADL, from NATTC Memphis, and again have the opportunity to

ane A. Murphy, Gene R. Saevig was also extended to Ens. Thomas usual could be conducted just as Earl Bergadine, AD3, from NAS participate in the Toys For Tots

and Bill O. Tanner will be advanced Coyle, who will assume the du- well at a new location.A Christmas campaign.The .

;I to ,AD3. ties of the Blackbird air intelli- note of keen interest was Jax.All hands witnessed a shippingover Jacksonville Junior

Those to be advanced to AT3 officer.A aroused the of draw-
gence by receipt a ceremony at 0800 Tuesday Chamber of Commerce does a
ore: Samuel K. C. Chun, Lamont party was held at the Skeet Ing from the nationally known morning In which Calvin P. fine job In canvassing the cityto

H. Ibsen and Rick C. Shoup. Club for all officers of the squadron cartoonist Zack Moseley, creatorof Crouch, ADI, received recogni- collect old toys, but is in

George W. Cutts will be advancedto on Saturday, November 6. "Smllin1 Jack" of the comic tion for extending his career in bad need of assistance In re-

AE3. Men making AM3 are During the evening the traditional strip. Moseley took time out toIt the Navy. pairing and repainting these

Edward II. Daigle, Henry L. Dilo- toys.
renzo and Donald 1{. Whitman.
CAG-1 The Navy in Jacksonville, in
Charles R. Warmack will be advanced .
A fch-pouml, eight-ounce daughter the past two years, has lent
to A03 and Paul R. lIam
Pamela Sue, was bom Otto- considerable support to the
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ber 16, to Donald V. Willis, YN1, program all on a voluntarybasis.

and his wife, Carolyn. Several truck loads of
Dance
Tonight
; Charles W. Bryson, AT2, has refinlshed toys were deliveredby

left CAG 1 for the Separation Navy units here to the Jay-

Hudson Plays Center where he will be dis- cees for distribution to needy
children at Christmas time.
charged.J. .
Dean Hudson and his orchestra III
Units or who wish
personnel
will play for dancingat B. Murphy, HMC, lepoited
to volunteer their services for
an all-crew's dance tonightat }:d > t < aboard the Air Group for duty
this project can contact the
2000 at Mainside: G 'm. x ;f as of October 27. He arrived from
; f' editor, Jax Air News, room 238,
The band, which features the Naval Hospital at Portsmouth,
I Malnside Administration buildIng -
plenty of singers, instrumentalists Va.
{ or phone extension 8346
and comedians, playedfor Lcdr. Arthur Barker left CAG 1

dancing at the Officers' October 29, for transfer to Commander

Club last night and for a crew's CAG 3. Hi? transfer took

dance at NATTCenter Tuesday. t' gb \' .A,0'_ H him from Hangar 13 to Hangar Student HonoredFor

14 at Cecil Field.
Top GradesCarl
M .

'Diplomats' Best VIM'S Harper, AE3, was the

Patrol Squadron\ 18 wa\ aleited honor student in last week's

Rocket RecordThe 'a'a to Norfolk a week ago Saturday graduating class from AviationElectrician's
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"'-- -- --- -- to participate in Mate School ClassA
"Devil's Diplomats" of At- an all-out Navy ,

tack Squadron 175 have done it "I REMEMBER WHEN "Walter Rambo right! ), years search for the R7V Navy trans- at the Naval Air Technical
ago an instructor in Aviation Electrician's Mate School at port plane which i disappearedthree Training Center. A veteran of
again! NATTCenter proudly points out to Loren Jacobs, AA, student at weeks ago.' Previously Vp. the Korean Conflict aboard the
Surpassing its own record, ..the school, how it looked in the "old days" at the Training Center. 18 had
set rocket score fora The World War II mural still is the first sight to greet students sent several planes to USS Wasp, Harper joined the
VA-175
: a new attending the school. It was painted in 1911 by Charles" Heston, Bermuda to search the middle At- Navy in January, 1952, and was

single flight of aircraft last then aviation electrician's mate second class, of Atlantic City, N..J, lantic. At Norfolk the squadronflew promoted to third class petty
week at Switzerland Target. Fly-
9 and 10-hour patrols with officer in 1954. He has been assigned
ing "Skyraiders," eight VA-175 I Recalls Posing For AE School disheartening results. Upon our to VF-174 at Cecil Field

pilots fired 45 rockets to total an I return VP-18 received a''Wei! for duty.

average of 17 feet. Twenty-nine Mural Ten Years ; Done" for its efforts. 4. C
of the rockets fired were direct Painting AgoOn
The
squadron had an all hands Korean Pilots Leave
rits. the quarterdeck of Aviation party Nov. W. H. Murphy, ADI,
though the uniform is
Navy readily
The top scores went to Lt, Electrician's Mate School at NAT had been working on the affair 'Blackbirds'
RanksWhen
Richard S. Agnew and Lt. (jg) TCenter is a mural painted ten recognized. even while the squadron was deployed '.
"Heston also "
Donald C. Sattler. Both shot five years ago by Charles Heston, thenan was an instructor at'Aigentia this past summer Lt (jg) Walter L. Clarke.
Rambo said "and his home
was in
"bull's-eyes" and racked up afinar Aviations Electrician's Mate Through his efforts the par. Jr., received orders this month, it
Atlantic City, N. J. I haven'the3rd
average of five feet. Lt. (jg) second class.Painting ty was a tremendous success. left the "Blackbirds" of Attack

Kenneth G. Smith also placed five of the mural was re- from him in the last few Interest is picking up In civilian Squadron 45 with only three
but I used
to receivo
rockets in the center- f the tar- called today by Walter Ramboof years Christmas Cards from him.painted flying John Zdankus, AMAN, pilots who are veterans of the.

get. Jacksonville, now the Admin got in his first hour a week ago, fighting in Korea.

Lcdr. Laverne W. S. Cummins istrative and Civilian Personnel "Ten years ago the top men in I and' Pete Laffe, A02, soloed last Lt. William Shroyer, Ltjg( )
I
and Lt. (jg) Bill E. Whitney assistant at the Training Center. the class at the School automatically Ensign Hal Kuhn has started Clifford Church and Ltjg) John

scored four direct hits each and Rambo posed for the picture as received petty officer rat. basketball practice this week Schaub and the only officers in

averaged 6 and 7 feet respective.-. the instructor and, in his words ings and Hill, who came into the with a handful of returning vet- the squadron now who went on
reminisced, "the other two figuresare erans from last
ly
station
years intramural
the"Blackbirds" Korean cruise.
school as an airman, left for one
of a man named Hill, whose champs.
This broke the rocketrecord .
VA-45 served in Korea aboardthe
1'don't of the far: flung Navy billets of
remember.
for' single flight of aircraft that first name The bowling team is still In the USS Lake Champlain from
the The seabag lash-up depicts that time as a third class petty lead in the I
VA-175 established during salty American League and : April of 1953 until the cease-fire!
first part of this month. the era of the painting al officer." hoping for another championship, order m" July of that ;5 ear.





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18 November, 1954 JAX AIR NEWS Page Five

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I Know Your Rules, Regulations Before Taking Off On Hunting Trip I os


The hunting season has beenin
effect locally since Oct. 1, buck deer (with ono or more birds, ducks, geese and coot, year. No bag limit .
five inch antlers bear Nov. 12Jan. 10 Nov. *
with periods for certain game ), turkey, woodcock SALTY HUMOR FROM
closed, but the time for big panther, rabbit, quail and squir- 20-Dec. 29, snipe, Dec. 24Jan. Hunters are advised to obtain -

game and birds Is drawing near rel gets under way Nov. 20, 7. Second half of split seasonon a copy of regulations for L HERE AND THERETwo
until Feb. 1, dove runs from Dec. 11- the 1954-55: a e a a o n. The
The Naval Air Station Is located cavalrymen had horses
in state However, bear and panther Dec 30.Marsh. pamphlets contain dates for
hunting dlab'lctNo.2 this was in the olden days-In the
bordering on district No. may be taken only during open hen season closed November each district, bag limits and same stable and they were worried

5. This. area extends northwestto season for taking of deer and 17. Migratory fowl various rules and regulations. over how they would tell the

Montlcello, southwest to only during managed hunts. hunting is allowed every day Copies may be obtained at horses apart. They tried cuttingthe

Ocala and south to St. Augustine Of the turkeys, only gobblersare during the season, but there Special Services, Building 930, mane of one horse. No good,

(St. Johns County). permitted to be taken in are restrictions covering larger or at the County Judge's Office the mane grew back again.

Nearby district No. 5 coversan district No. 2, while either sex game hunting. Duval County Court Housein They tried trimming the tail of

area south to Indian River, Jacksonville. one of them. No good. Tail grew
may be bagged in district No. Rabbit, both cotton tall and
southwest to Bartow and westto Hunting licenses are on sale back again.

the Gulf at Inverness. ;5. wamp, have been declared at Special Services at a cost Finally they solved it. They

game animals and there is of $7.50 for state license and measured the horses and the white

Game hunting, which includes Open season for migratory open season 12 months of theVF171 $2.00 for county.Exchanges. horse was two inches taller than,

the black one.
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70, Men AdvanceIn 'A tla To One nurse at 'a military hospitalwas

so conceited she always deducted ,

Rate During Open Nights 10 beats from a male patient's
pulse to allow for her personality -

Mass Ceremony Dec. i '
During S a *

Seventy NAS, enlisted personnel : In order to offer greater 'shop Judge: "You've already admit
the first Increment to receive ping facilities for the coming ted driving over this man with a

-- certificates of a 'total 272 who Yuletide season, all Navy Exchanges -' loaded truck. What do you haveto .
in defense?"
passed the advancement in rate at Jacksonville will say your
"I didn't know It '
Culprit: wan
examination last August, participated ry > participate in a schedule wherebyone "

Tuesday afternoon in the store will be open evenings loaded. a *

first mass promotion ceremonyever y Mondays through Fridays from
Tenant: "Why lalse rent
my
staged here.Promotions Dec. 6 through Dec. 23.
when room is all the
my way up
ranged from third The schedule is set up as follows "
In this miserable attic?
class all the way to CPO. Ranked : Mondays, Dec. 6, 13, and 20 Landlord
: "You use more stairs
on the front steps of the Ad- and Fridays, Dec. 10 and 17 the "
than anyone else in the building!
minstration Building, standing NATTCenter Exchange: will be c e a"You're

stiffly at attention although their open evenings. The Navy Exchange drive
letting your son
faces reflected the real joy of at Mainside will remain "
the ?
car
the occasion, the was ad e s; nights on Tuesdays Doc. 7
k group y open "Yes he's still too young to be
dressed by Capt. John S. Thach, _.>":",,...,,,. .. 14 and 21 and on Thursdays, Dec. trusted as a pedestrian. "
NAS Commanding officer, who 9, 10 and 23. ,The Hospital Exchange .'

later presented the certificates. VETERAN-Fighter Squadron 171's "oldtlmer," Charlie will stay open on Wednesdays 1st Bandsman: "Do knowit
THE UNPRECEDENTED Little, steward second class (right), gets some assistance with his Dec. 8, 15 and 22. took you
num- study to change his rate to Aviation Storekeeper, from Harold A, my Uncle Joe 12 years to
ber to be advanced, he said, Chandler, aviation storekeeper first class. Charlie has been a mem- All stores will conduct business learn to play the accordlan.
showed initiative and a determ ber of VI-I71 for seven and onc-half years. until 2000 on the dates indicated. 2nd Bandsman: "12 years?"

ination to "get ahead" Althoughthe It will be noted that only one 1st Bandsman: "Yeah, for the '
Has Served Aboard 9 Carriers
Navy is sometimes cramped store will remain open on any first seven years, he thought you h
take of one night, and that all will be to .,
for space to care regular were supposed blow in it.
promotions for all personnel, he Charlie Miller VF-171's Historian closed at 1300 on Dec. 24 '
The nights of Dec. 20 21 and
,
said, "there is always room up Draper: "These are especially

i the ladder for those who want to Has Seen The World While With UnitFighter 22 are designated as Men's Night strong shirts, sir. They simply
get there. lie emphasized that when men will be on duty to aid laugh at the laundry."

:, each promotion meant added responsibility Squadron 171 has done quite a bit of traveling duringthe the male shoppers in selecting Customer: "I know that kind;

I but it also included last ninety months. If you don't believe it, ask Charlie Little, gifts for their ladies and fam- I had some come back with their I

He steward second class He has been with the squadron since :May ilies. sides split."
more privileges. expressedhis .
1947. a a
congratulations to
personal
ChaUie's long tour of duty Officers Sought For "The time will come," thundered -
each and read the certificate out.
2 Banshee Jets, and then to the
with VF-171 has earned him the the lady orator, "when women
the Submarine Service
right to further emphasize present F21I-3 Banshees
title of "oldtlmer and the will get men's "
prestige wages.
of the Occasion.The The is
impressiveness Navy seeking applica-
of being "final authority"on CHAKLIE AND HIS squadronhave "Yeah," muttered the little man
FIRST to receive his tions from officers for the next
certificate subjects concerning the squad. totaled another score they in a rear seat, "next Friday\ l
was Delbert Bratcher, 'ron's history for the past seven are pretty proud of, 'They have class at the Submarine School, night."
I
promoted from SK2 to SKI. The and one-half years. been together on board nine of the New London, Conn which is a a

others were given out In rapid But the one thing that Charlie Navy's aircraft carriers. slated to start in July 1955.: "That guy speaks three lan

succession. likes most about his long stay "I've enjoyed every minute of Eligible are Ltjg's( ) whose guages." -

As technical advances and sci- with the same squadron, is the my time with VF-171," Charlie dates of rank are June 1, '53 "Yeah. Manhattan, Brooklyn,

entific research serve more and i chance he has had to see the said, "tind I would like to stay or later and ensigns with dates and Bionx.

more to mechanize the Armed world. Ho has visited more than with the squadron for at least of rank before July 1, '54. .

Forces, they demand a corresponding 25 foreign countries and territories another seven and one-half years." .
Crocker Attains
increase in intelligence while a member of VF171."I The "oldtimer" Is presently sa, Alabama. He is married to
and skill of those who operatethe LIKED SPAIN AND: Japan changing i his Navy rate from I.' the former Willa Ruth Mayfield

new equipment. As a consequence best," he said, "but all of the Steward to Aviation Storekeeper.Charlie's 'I.of Tuscaloosa. They have three Record MarksAt

competitive examinationsare countries and their people were hometown is Tuscaloo- children.

becoming stiffer than former very Interesting" w, AK SchoolPage
ly. The fact that so large a num- Although Charlie has seen a iIi

ber received advancements in lot of wonderful things duringhis ...... after page of cataloguesand

rate reflects well on the calibreof travels, he says he"hasn't seen publications arc only part of ,.

personnel now in the Navy anything to compare with his 1 the Aviation Storekeepers School

and Marine Corps. homeland. Class A at the Naval Air Tech

"The more foreign countries I nical Training Center during tho

visit; he declared, "the more I 12-week course.
PO Honors Go love the United states"
But they were all part of the
Charlie's with VF-
lengthy stay training of James Crocker, air
171 has also given him a lot of
To McCraney man, who graduated from the
friends. "I've seen four complete
'
school with the highest grades .
changes of personnel in the squadron -
(This is another in a Petty- ever obtained since the school has
," he said. "It's sure lucky for
0//iccr-o/-fhe-tcecfc series at tho moved to Jacksonville from ,
me that I have always made yy.
.p
Naval Air Technical Training .' Y io Memphis three years ago.
friends fast.
Center), VF-171 HAS HAD AN'even I7'w.. y J Crocker's mark of 91.01 was

Al McCraney, YN3, of the ad. greater turnover in aircraft. Since the best one of the approximate

ministration office, is one of the Charlie 'reported to the squadron, r 2,750 &students who have attended .

few real oldtimers left at the it has operated six different kindsof the school since 1951.

Training Center. planes. : c A former Naval Reservist with

He came here in April, 1951, In 1917 the squadron changed / .I /c: ; VP-Fasron 655 at Akron, Ohio

shortly after the Center was re- aircraft three times. It switched < Crocker was called to active dutyin

commissioned. He Is a native of from F6F Hellcats to F8F Bear Mayt 1954. After attending

Florida. cats. Then it became the first Jet .'. Airman Preparatory School at
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squadron on the East Coast when ROOK I.EARNING-WeU-thumbr-d pages: of catalogues and Norman he came here. He attend.
The bachelor's a guy,
cagey it received the FH-1 Phantom jets publications are shown to James Crocker, AN,.by Walter Norwood I ed Kent State University in Ohio
And has a lot of fun; AKC. Crocker set a record of 91.04 for the 12-week Class A School, for and a half prior to
a
He sizes all the cutler up I Next change in aircraft was to highest average since the school was established! at the Naval Air year
And never Mrs one F2IM Banshee jets, then to F2H- Technical Training Center here three years ago. I going on active duty.





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Dad No. 1 Skeet Fan



'You Should See My Brother Says23YearOld 1 TIME With i dn'o: ? : I


Scattergun VeteranSome
The Army Navy football

15 years ago on n skeet range in Galveston, Texas, A game, big one on the serviceg

n 8mu ge-checked, scraggly-haired, firm-lipped] youngster of .., rid iron scene, will come

eight years hefted a gun taller than himself and began a a'cropper a week from this

skeet: shooting career.: coming Saturday.
; Ifl-tull .. than usual is
Today, 23-year-old liar. --- -- ---- -------- More importance
world's title at Caracas, Venezula to this year' revival of
I Is, Jr., an electronicsmnn third attached
Class of VP-3, is a member of the this week the annual battle of the nation's
Harris son of Dr. and Mrs Titus Lambert
academies The
champion: United States Five-Man; service

Jax Navy team shooting fo the Harris of Galveston, owes hig_ Trophy, _emblematic of Eastern

.. .-. -- --- -:- start to his dad. football supremacy, should go to

Helps lat4"11 the winner of this clash.

VC-62, VPr3 Dr. Harris, himself an ardent On subject of service academies -

gun fan, obtained the St'rvkes'of '4k a few Inquiring have

Dr. Lee Brown, outstanding skeet
Spikers Seek reached thin corner wanting Info

shooter and representative of the on the new. Air Force Academy

WinWith Remington Arms Co. Mr. Brown and Its athletic plan
Playoff
proceeded to teach young Harris ., >, Secretary of the Air Force Harold .
'
CVC 17 possessing the the tricks of the game. & Talbott ha authorized an

championship crown, play in the That the training he received AF Academy Athletic Assn. to administer

NAS intramural volleyball league produced results ii evidenced by participation of Academy

focused on the second-place playoff -I the Showing Harrisand his teammates THEN AND NOW-Ace lax Nary skeet-shooter Titus Harris cadets in sports programs, Including -

this week. made in skeet. competition Jr., is shown at left when be first took up the rugged: sport of competitive athletics.It'll .

VC-62, 'regular season runner- this year. clay-bird shooting at the ripe old are of eight The photo a Harris be under the direct supervision
family treasure, contrasts with a 1954 photo of him, after rising
tip, decisloned defending tltllstFasron The Jax Navy gunners swept to great heights as a member of lax Navy's National Champion of Lt. Gt>n. Hubert R. Harmon

109 in a three-set battle through the Florida and Georgia Five-Man Team. An aviation electronicsman third class, the 23- superintendent of the baby

VP-3 earned the right to challenge State matches. Then they took year-old Harris is attached to VP-3. Academy. "

VC-62 by posting a 14-16, the Southeastern United States We envision bitter struggles between -

15.9 and 15.11 win over VK-44. crown, finally grabbfng the na rTMt t a.s the Colorado institution and

Results of the final round were tion's No. One laurels at Waterford ts older Army and Navy brothers .

not received at press time. Mich. in the not-too-distant future.

Under league rules, teams end- Dad No." 1 Fan *

Ing regular season competition In While Harris is good, as the Americans overseas will not b.

second through fifth places, vie lija record shows, he says, ". but I without ample coverage of the

playoff for runner-up laurels. you should see my 15-year-old Army-Navy clash A play-by-play

League champion CVG-17, currently brother, Eddie. He won the broadcast, with Navy JournalistAl

detached t will face the world's sub-junior title when he Spanjer and Gordon Bridge, of

NATTCenter champion in the near was only 12 years old." AFRS-NY, will be beamed over

future for All-Station honors. "And my dad" he adds, "is the

ST.'snt'ws:' number one skeet fan of America.He seas.A final thought on the big

Trim W. I.. T. came by plane to Jacksonvilleand Berths As
(" VlJ-17 ..,. .. .. .. .n 0 1.0561V Starting Open (aIMVhy do folk always
('.62: ...... ... .. ... .. .12 1 .>>2:1V : Waterford to watch us shoot mention It a* tbe Army-Navy
1'.3 .... ........ .10 3 .769 for the "
J,' sron 10' .... .. .... .. .10 3 .769 championships. struggle., Instead of Nary-Ar
V..41 .. .... .. ...9 I 4 .6TJ Other members of the team
Operations! .. .. .. ..... 8 5 .615 Fliers Prime For Opener my?
l'fll11lnl1J1lt'ationH ......6 7 .162 competing in Caracas this week *
FItHfOJ1 Six ............ 6 7 .462 CHGUN Francis Smith of AO
are, :
'A.11 ..............5 8 .3H3 Perhaps" one. of the large "
Supply .... ......... ...4 1 12 9 ..cm.15)9Vi'i. ) School; Bill Arthur, AOC, also of The Jax Navy Fliers, with the 1954-55 basketball op- hurdle of the year v.111 face the

VP.16 ......... ....... 0 1\: .11i' ) AO.SchooKen\; Pendergras, AEC, ener four days away, are working overtime in preparationfor Jax Navy Filer in their home
V.2'l\ ,..... ,..... 0 1.001.1: ] of NARTU and Joe Hayman,
1 A1oTU .. .. .w. .. 0 1,1 .000: the coming season with hopes still held to at least come: cage opener with .Stetson University.
--I...- AE1, AE School. All units are close to last season's 26-10 record .
1 based at NAS Jax
A lot of hard work has been i Although losing six: of last sea.
Grid Stock has jumped 1,000 paces
Banshee
administered the cadets by Coach ,I son's regulars, the Hatters have
In the last few weeks with the
Frank McCaffrey, The accent in seven veterans and several prom.
Nine O&R Post
Fasron I return of a pair of last season'sstarting !
more recent practice scrimmages Ising frosh available for service.
T Seen Volleyball/ / VictoriesNavy has been on control and patterns. five. Vince Zoda, 6.5, Fans attending the MainslcU
earn CCNY product is back to hold .
clubs continued to gym curtain-raiser Nov. 26 will
down the pivot post.
march ahead in the men's AE-B HAWS Spikers be witnessing the 19 3.5-t :Florida '
The return of Bob Irabui has
City Volleyball League with a State collegiate and service champions
also bolstered the force. LaM
As HAS King pair of service teams scoring Pace Center Circuit year's captain and playmaker, battling one another.
wins last week. *
Aviation Electrician School the Hjraeu; Shotgun will be
PUNTSI'-Zane
SHORT Gray,
0 & IVs roughandreadytouch Fasron Nine stopped the ''Bees" and Naval Air Weapons available only for a smatteringof J
famed
writer of Western novels
footballers fighting for Southerners, 15.9 and 155. School early" game prior to dU
making
System arc a runaway
hit .317 while
outfield
playing the -
Net of Bill Williams and
lives Fasron play charge
theil''l'y the NATTCenter intramural
gave race of for Toronto in 1899.It .
Six a time of it before succumbing Harold Santer helped the win vollyball league with Grabaz (VP18And. Zoda (NA-
e miming our grid pick:
to the unbeaten Ban ners to victory. the end of play drawing near TTCenter) join 'side- kick Dick Look like North Carolina over
ghees 13-12 in NAS intia In the second encounter, 0 Tate (VW-4)), around since open-
; an
AEB( ) holds a 10-0 record Virginia, Penn State earning a
mural encounter last week. I &R whipped Ortega, 15-2 and Ing day. Two from last year's
while NAWS is maintaining a 9-1 bowl bid by defeating 1'ltt, SMU
15-12 with Louis Cobb and second five Junior
With four games remaining on Cassell (V\V
slate. ANP) School .is far behind over Baylor and Iowa over Notre
the card, Fasron Six appears a Lonnie Austin setting the pace. 4)) and Dave Hildreth (NAS)
with a 4-3 record. Dame' ,
Virtual certainty for the loop should also bolster the rank .
Sampson (NY) AFB hasn't
championship. Only NARTU seems Eyeing a handful of promising !

to possess a token chance of upsetting w, newcomers, McCaffrey fielded a football team this fall,
d rt rAH peer
but it certainly has the material.
the Banshee's fancy apple among Jax Navy coaches, expects
Vito "Babe" Parilli of the Green
cart. much aid from John Wagoner
TlliV: CLASH Nov. 24, on Stadium (Fasron Six) owner of great Bay Packers, Don Steinbrunner,
Cleveland
Field turf. Browns; Dick Daugh-
Others left on
floor-play ability Rip Collins
,
erty, Los Angeles Rams; and Tom
the Banshee slate are Operations,
(VC-62)) speediest in
man recent
Supply and Fasron 109. Y,. Brookshire, Philadelphia E a g 1 e a
workouts, Jim Dasher, and Gerry all
are stationed there. -
The situation isn't clear for
as High, (VJ-62)), greatly suited for
runner-up honors, however. Hospital a. the Fliers' brand of ball. I .
current holder of that
spot,
Lending height to a club larkIng i
faces a gargantuan schedule in StorekeepersHold -
in
that
rz department la i newcomer
the remaining weeks. '
John Wofford (NAS).
\' '.S. NAHTU, 0 & 'R and Personnel Center
i ', Urjvd Kidd'C6'!) and JimHaley
all possibilities for second } T1'eiX (V.VTTCenter" ) have had
place, are loading ther big artillery r Z %'' '
their good and bad moments Ten-Pin Lead .
for the Corpsmen. like the rest.

In other action last week, NAR- It's still anyone's guess as to Aviation Storekeeper School

TU bested J.'all'on 109, 19-6, and .1R the five starters who will take the rolled up a 4.0 victory over

VP-3 and Fasron Six gained forfeit floor Monday at Orlando Air Special Services last week and

wins over VP-18 and VP-16, Force Base in the season's lld-llft pulled out six games ahead in the

respectively 81'. NATTCenter intramural bowling

\\irk )STANDINGS;.dl., ovemWr 12 The Fliers have eleven contest league.

"rlm' W 1, T IT PAr'asron i on tap prior to the Christmas holiday Adrian Barnier, blasted 577
She .........10 0 0 176 75 jrw-A
Hospital .........., 8 1 1 179 71 I recess. First of six home pins including a 222 game, in
VPS; .............. 8 2 0 195 93NARTU Wy i tilts fa for
.., ; "' -- set Nov 26 against leading the Storekeepers.Barnier's .
........... 8 3 0 157 H9 ---" -
0& It ............. .8 3 0 151 78 Stetson University at Malnsid
I'PI'lIOnnel .......... S i 3 0 HI) 110 RETURNING LETl'ERl\IEN-When the 1954-55 edition of the services put him in
V.2'J ... .......... 4 3 1 76 91Fasron : Jax Navy Fliers basketball quintet takes to the court in Its gym Building Three. the select live with a 159 average.
109 ....... 8 4 0 81 69
liupply ............ 2 4 2 65 114 opener Monday a pair of retaining members from last year'sstarting Generally, Thursday nights of Deane Ramsey and Tiny Wilhorn
Operations ......... 310 0 '71 138 five will be on hand. Vince Zoda (left), rangy center, and each-we-ek through the winter will share
C-32 .............113 0 214 lOtI Dick Tate (right), smooth court operator will form the nucleusof top spot with 168.
CVn-l1 ..........0 7 0 :10 195 this year's Flier five Bob Grabai, Jax Nary cage witard, will be home game night for the locals Ralph Felt, 165, and Ole Olsen,
VJ'-18 ..n..........014 0 0 :rJ .
N'P-16 !........,....011 0 0 '12 be available for a few early season games 159, round out the top five.

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18 November, 1954 JAX AIR Page Seven



Wave Cagers i AFPS SPORTS



: I Roundup
Add Strength Y
: .1 .
lly Armed Forces Press Service
'
w Middleweight Randy Sandy, .

For SC Trip r t } who before turning pro in 52 wasa

National Golden Cloven and

.. AAU champ, Is a trainer with the
The Jax Navy Waves Ciacker- 1 2nd Armored Div. boxing squad

Jax oppose a pair of rugged service in Germany 36.000 Doy

sextets this weekend on along Scouts watched Army edge Virginia -

highway trek Into South h 21-20 .

Carolina. Two fleets at Ft. Carson,

Saturday, the Crackerjax face ,1, Colo., are anxiously awaiting the

the Women Marines at Parris Island a r_ _tL __ 50 Olympic\ tryouts They are

and play the Fort Jackson 'apt. John MTieeler an expert

Wacs Sunday at the Carolina fort L horseman and Lt. Clark &.1101....,

UNBEATEN in service compe- who splashed (to victory in the

tition to date head roach Matt :! 100-meter event in the '52 Olym-

Kurilich's sextet holds victoriesover pica.Itaiiiry.
.
Pensacola Keesler AFB and r r i It 0..*, ex-weltelweig;ht

Kglin Field. champion/ of the world and 1 a Marine -

The Crackerjax lose a trio of Corps hero in WWII is director \ .

outstanding players in the next of special services for the

two weeks. Martha Dutrher, classy I new poiket-sized. magazine Aimed

Monde airman student has been Forces News }'Ic-. James

transferred. Shirley Mm kiss and "Jet 41m" Golllda)', a great splinter -

Jean Boatwrlfiht, Marines, leave CKACKmJAX CAGHRS Undefeated in service competition to date, the Sax Navy Waves (his time for the 100-meter
next week Crackerjax basketball sextet is pointing to a long road journey Into South Carolina this weekend.The dash is 10:3: and he's been clockedat
Three ncwromeiM have, been Crackcrjax, holding a 4-1 record against all comers, face the farrls Island Women Marines Saturday 9:5: for the 100-yard lash) ii
added to the roster, however June then battle the Tort Jackson Wacs Sundar. Front row ,left to right) are: Jean Larson, Nancy ,
,
Ward, Faye'llaffley, Shirley Detavrrxne! and Jean Boatwright. Center Marrclla thick Pat Harvey now a halfback for the 6th Inf.
Borges, rangy forward looks most Ginny Brown, Shirley Morris Rev Bistodeau and Martha Dutcher. Rack, assistant coach Jack Regt. football team In Germany

promising of the new trio. i Lucov&ky, Ann Simmons Tat C nsky, Cart junky, Per Laulcr, Shirley Pillard Mary Andersonand The Andrews AFD Md., Iloc k-
I head coach Matt Kurillih. ,
MARINE
WILLA Edwards and
_. -- - - eta, last season's Interservice hA s-
Lulu Burgess, guard and forward, I 1 1'elball champs, open their 'M'

espec'Uvely: also have, looked HOLIDAY SLOWS PLAY Special Services VP-18 schedule against Camp Kilmer, N.

good In ,practice I.T., In Madison Square Gaiden in
IN NAS GRID LOOP
The Crackerjax have two home i
New York, .Nov. 20. Kilmer has
tilts slated, for next weekend with VP-3: and Hospital tla.sh tomorrow 1 already played In the Garden, los

leebler'aVafa, l last years A i r in a headline tilt, closing ;Hold HAS Ten-Pin Leads ing to Ft. Dix, N. J., 65-52 In the

Force champions./ out! this week's NAS intia- preliminary to the profcsHionulKniohei

e mural giidironaction.. With the Veterans Day holiday falling on a rcgulai'ly 'hooker opener with the .

Marine Cage Lightest plate of the fast- I scheduled boiling night, action in the NAS intramural keg; Minneapolis Lakers, Oct. 30.

fading pigskin reason is on' tap leagues was on a limited basis last week. Last year Ralph Starkry played

next. week, with a mere three Two weeks of activity are left right tackle for West Virginia and
Squad Boasts games raided.Vriilit. 'on the regular league slates with Due to Jerfeitu'e/ and holiday helped mess up the opposition.

>*'. If) j VP-18, seemingly I in as American American! circuit action was This year he Is the mess officer at

Tall CrewThe VK-23 MI M., Hospital NAKTL', :Stadium.VI'3 Muslin"! League title holder National rather stagnant. One and two- Ft. Knox, Ky Suffolk Coun

.. .,'. thirds tilts were contested. ty AFB, N Y., won't have .
M , > :2t league bunting! has been all but to worry -
Jax Marine basketball \'C'62I.. Oivialloni' Stadlul11( ,
The fraction about when
about
came
height HH
TuMxU.r, >.s. X.I: Hewed up by Special Services on basketball
squad will open its 1954-55 reason VK22i. Kmron UK). atustin.hl'edarwlay team this
.,. Last hurdle of importance VA-175 showed! up for a battle. lIt' llon. Not with A,'II
> 24 any
with a pair of contests next NARTU. Kaimn SK Muslin I Laurcnre :McCarthy, 6' 6'i" trying -
In wilt of the S-S clew was disposed with Fasron 109 after completion
.,
weekend. and'J'. > IS out for the .
..ndTJlANKJ of in neat fashion last I squad.
J of the first' The Beavers
game.
Coach Carl Mitchell leads his ;; {.d 1.v.UEChlSS SC Nu week when the league )Jeadcrs pulled out a0 decision.' Disproving the theory that foot.
10-man aggregation against the j games dumped Supply 40. ball players ate all brawn and no

Stetson University Frosh Friday, ... I ('omml.lwuy1doriouN Final' action saw VF-171, with brains, seven Army griddeis' including -
j--
Nov. 26, at Mainsidc gym The jI Don La May and Frank DeCarlo the cadet's busy field
I I Jim Groover and Bob Page I gen.eral
Leathernecks-Hatter Frosh meetin AK School Pulls < paced the winners with 528 and showing the way defeating Com- Pets Vann-have gained academic

a prelim to the Sax Navy- 502 II Fair Jax, 3-1 LaMay picked up distinction by being namedto
respectively. Supply presented : '
Stetson contest. Into Contention In the big fold-up of J954.pirklng 531: pins while the latter ha'd a 'I the dean's list at West Point.:
503 series. I. Navy's 52.6
Battle J J C I I up only 2137 pins to the victors' bombardment

The next night, Mitchell's Center Grid Loop 2419. I ; against the Pennsylvania Quakers
.1! Il marks the first time the middle
Marines to the spacious'
move over
j
Personnel' found the light comi l Jax Beach Planning '
Swisher at Jacksonville Jr. I have won at Franklin Held 1 in
gym With an attack built around i binatton defeating Transmitters,

College, battling Rollie Rourke'sJC Earl Ramsey, Don Milash and 3-1. Pat Hall's 489 was the big I j Mixed Bowling Loop j Philadelphia since. 1945.

cagers- Al Pintor Aviation i i Storekeeper noise for the Ad Building five.
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A meeting will be held at the
Mitchell has assembled a hard- 1 In other National League ,con- I Captain's Trophy
School defeated Naval Jax Beach Bowling Center Mon- .
charging outfit which he feels tests Hospital bested Operations,
School day, Nov. 22, at '2000 to formulate
Air
will show well against a for j Weapons Systems 3-1: FAETU downed Communications Battle Nears
f I End
final plans for the Mixed Bowling
20,13 in the NATTOnter
midable list of opponents. 4-0; Commissary blanked

Taller than last year's squad, i touch football circuit i i last ,. Photo Lab, and Operations shutout League. I Naval l Air Weapons Systems
There are openings /orive '
the Marines possess six men inthe week. NARTU. School and Aviation Klectrician'aMale
six: foot or above category. Pair 1.NW11 VF-m more couples. Several girls already School, Class A, have the
scored i
Ramsey a pair of touchdowns entered
in need of
Fasron Six moved a notch are part- inside track
Tallest are Jim Sendek and Jon and Milash one on heaves I up on the NATTCenler
' in Ameiican League standingswith ners. Captain's Trophy for 1954.
Hockenberry, at 6-5. by Pintor during the hard-fought I
4-0 of VF-22. I It is the
hoped
--- fray. The Storekeepers pulled Into I a conquest season can Three spoils have yet to he
\ The latter failed to* field a team. get underway Monday nightReach completed the
second place in the nine-team _. on NATTCenter Intramural '
Sports FromYesteryear ----- -- --
j, race. sports fl'ont-tou'h foot \

t Jim LittlHon' and Bill Lrbert Semi-Final Stage In Much ball, volleyball and bowling before

kept NAWS School in the game Jan. 1.

Another in a weeklyeature with a pair of touchdown*. Present standings, ac'ol ding to
that brings to life perfor- Aviation Ordnanceman Sc'.hooll Delayed Fall Cup Golf Event Special Services follow:

mances on the Naval Air Sta-' took to the air in downing Airman NAWS! School .. .Vi7

tion sports scene Irom 'dusty Preparatory School: 12-0. Th long-delayed annual Naval Hornebuckle edged Paul Her- AEA Spec.-Ser.: ) School, lt .. ... 518 412

issues of the Sax Air News. Passes from Matt. Kurilich to Air Station Fall Cup Golf tin, 1-up, and Mike Benak did ACHA) School ....... 41!!'
AN P) school .' .............. 104
TEN YEARS AGO TODAY Rolli Nelson for 15 yards and to, Tournament reached the semifinal I. same with Pet Cushanas. AEO( ) School:1:: $

The All-Station Fliers con- Jim Swindle for five netted the stage this week with plans Hornebuckle. and Benak vie in Admin.1'eri TraKacllltlM.. :au't.:'S

tinued to advance in South payoff tallies. tentatively calling for the the final*. Marine Av. ... :wi
AGO school .................... 1,1!',
eastern service football com- TEAM !STANDINGS showdown' round this weekend. ONE FINALIST was decided AKA) School ........ 1M
petition, posting an impressive SS-Te.ai lat. Lt. .. .. .. . .. ..W.'10 L.0-2 T. Lew Chaff visioned cham- in the still-scrambled third AK MedicalDentalBanshees Marine .........,. !tfl
School ..........:. R 1 J .91
AKA>>>
35-13 victory over the Third ANA' ) School...........9 2 0 pionship flight title aspirationswith flight as C. B. Coward hung'a .
Infantry of Ft. Benning. TraFac .. .. .............6 3 :2 a 1-up semi-final-conquest 4 and 3 defeat on George
NAWS !School ............ 3 6 :2
Coach Don Faurot's Fliers AND( ) School ............ 3 7 7AF.tA of Milt Hurst. Baulch. Slip In
) School ............4 7 3
were preparing to face the Marine ..... .. .......... 2 30 1 CHAFF WAS victim of fine The annual All-St&tton Mixed
Fourth Infantry Raiders next Personnel .. ,... ....:...... 0 8 9 I I clutchpltfying by 'Ed Weeks in Two-Ball Turkey Golf Tourney City Bowling PlayFasron
last final will be held Sunday at the station
year's round missing
opponent on a rough seven- Two Joes staggered aboard a ; Six continued to slip
game card. streetcat and offered fares to the i the championship flight title by links. in Men's 'City Bowling League
1-up after 21 holes. Should hl1 band.wit. team
FIVE YEARS AGO TODAY a
nearest uniform. play, dropping a 2-1 decision to
Lcdr Ralph Elliot, former I Clutch round opponent for win the popular event, a 15lb. Jimmie's Billards
last week.
take it willed
U. of Illinois baskctecr, took "Sorry, I can't the genial thief this year will turkey will be awarded. Two
Naval officer." Bob D Santo and Pete
the man, "I'm a Pierri
be winner of a duel between and half
over reins of head hardwood seven one- powders
Les get out of here," the first were co-leaders for Fasron Six in
mentor for the Jax: Navy Lou Brozo and Bill Barrow.In will be given to an unmarried
Fliers. inebriate gasped, "we've got on a the second flight, from d)10. a losing cause, with 563 and 556

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aye k.t

rm.mlD'I"OR GI Pal

(Continued from Page 1) .

KENT .t f unit of the city-wide observanceof y

3 rm furn. apt., 4465 Beverly iL __ a program originating in Belle- yx
Ph. 2-0783, Garden ville, IU., in 1951. In a joint effort ; rti

5 rm. bung., $65; 3 rm apt., $.10. of Belleville business men ?k

; Ph. 2-8981 after 7.00: p.m., ,to promote better understanding

ntvcs. I between the community and the S% d

2 rm. fum. apt, 4633 Ramona military personnel of a nearby

Blvd Ph. 2-8101, Hurlbert. At Air Force Base, and to improve
GI-civilian morale, the first USO-
3 im. furn., apt., 1282 Ingleslde.
: Pal Day was celebrated on the
Ph. 2.7156, Floyd
first Thursday before Thanksgiv 44
3 bdnn. turn> house for holiday :
ing. Its success sparked duplicate
23Jan. 3 4345 Da-
period Nov. ,
efforts in communities wherevera
Ph. 88.7769 NAS ext.
Vinci, or
military base or station is located. 1 1V 1i
381, Hambsch. -.

5 unfuin. house, $50,
rm.
gar. tA
The guests of local clubs assemble
539 Garden. Ph. 88-8837: after :
at the, USO Club, '37 W.
6.00: pm, Plummet '
Monoe St., where they are met
2 bdrm. furn. apt., gar., 3643 by representatives ,of the host or-
Herschel Ph. 2.5382, LOng ,
t ; A ganization. Transportation from .,
2 tm. furn. apt., .528 Clinton Dr the Naval Air Station and NAS +
,
Ph. 1128.4702, Davis. I. EARN AWARDS-Beneficial suggestions have earned addi- Cecil Field to Jacksonville and:

4 im. house, 5035 Headl(' '. Ph. tional cash awards and letters of commendation from the Assistant return is furnished where neces

2-0212, Green. Secretary of the Navy for Air for three NAS employees. Capt. sary by the Navy.
John S. Thach, NAS Jax commanding officer, (left) delivers a < .
2 rm. furn.; ., apt., $48, 2531 Dell- check for $155 to Maud Reed (left center), leadingman aircraft

woo Ph. 7.6028, Wllkenson. mechanic (general!) and John Graves, quarterman electroplater,' Pay Hike'
3 bdrm. unfurn. house, $65, avail. both of Overhaul and Repair department. Comdr. 'George Ellen- a.r 't' _,_&l_
burr, assistant 0 & R officer (right) also attended the ceremony. (Continued from Page 1))
Dec. 1. 6110 Lynwood, Wescon- The third man to receive the additional $155 award and commend- NEXT TO VESUVIUS-ItalIan -
nett. Ph. 2-0259, Conner. ation, James Gorman, also of 0 & R, was not present when the volved. This will equal one film actress Sophia Loren

C; rm. lower duplex unfurn, $75. photo was taken month's b a 41 c allowance for displays a shapely leg in Rome
as she models a stunning new
3664 Riverside Ph. 2-3718, quarters.The evening gown with silver and

Smith 51 Employees Net $1,915 plan will put incentiveand rhinestone trimmings. She is

2 im. furn. apt., $42. 814 Murray hazardous duty pay on a said to be the greatest attrac-
Dr. Ph. 2-6383, Cullins. percentage' figure of base pay tion In Italy next to Vesuvius.

instead of the present flat rates. Then there was the miser who
2 bdrm. furn. house, avail. Jan.,
For Beneficial Suggestions This would apply particularly to told his kid ghost stories and
5233) Anchor Ave., apply eves.
flight pay. Other hazardous du- sated; castor oil.
or weekends, WIdht "" ""
Three Naval Air Station employees -! ty pay would also be readjusted. e .
FOIl SALE activities, an additional' award fit *
were doubly honored last
5 rn'\. house, 112 Fountain Rd. week when they received com- $135 was recommended. Basic pay Increase, for those Four SquadronsContinued

Ph. NAS ext. 327, Leavins. Gorman's design of a manifold with over two years of service, '
t mendations from the Assistant ( from Page 1))
27ft. house trailer, $200 down, secretary of the Navy for Air, together to be used for removing Inserts would be handled as follows:
620 Comet. Ph. 88.7820, Wolff i with cash awards recom- from aircraft engine blower First, the original Hook pay in Gunnery at 15,000 feet
commission 'would be and 25,000 feet. Lt. Leroy Skelly
29-ft. '53 American house trailer.Ph. mended by the Navy Efficiency clutch shafts for cleaning wills figures
set his record at 15,000 feet and
used as a basis. That is, the
7.4389, Russell. Awards Committee, Washington, ave the Station approximately
cut of Ensign Frank Hill set the new
five percent in officer
3, bdrm. house, $9,500, 4623 Ulmer. D. C. for beneficial suggestions.The $40,556 the first year in operation. three 25,000() feet mark.
pay,. percent in warrant
Ph. 2-0374, days, or 88-0437, after commendation letters and lie was paid $275 by the station
pay and two percent In enlisted Two attack squadrons tied for
5.30: p.m., Bell checks were delivered by ,Capt. Committee on Awards for the '
pay made by the House would third place Attack Squadron 45
2 bdrm. house, low equity, 2345N. John S. Thach, NAS Commanding I suggestion, and NEAC recom- be disregarded. set a new Rocket score and At-
Officer to John E. Graves mended an additional award of
Westbrook Cir Ph. 2-9576, ,
Second, the first longevity in- tack Squadron 15 established a
Gll1e)'. Quarterman, Electroplater, and $155.NAS crease for each officer, warrant new record for Dive Bombing.
Maud L. Reed Air- JAX still remains
Leadingman at the
,
2 bdrm. house, small equity, 938 and enlisted grade as proposedin Ensign David E. Fitzgerald, of
craft Mechanic (General). James top of the ladder for active
Mikeal after 4:30: wkdays, all participation the original Hook plan wouldbe VA-15, added to his quadron's
W. Gorman, Jr., Aircraft Mechanic in the Incentive awards
day weekends. Bjorklund. doubled. The second longevity honors by earning "Top Man"
(Motor), was absent and received Program, conducted Navy-wide
Increase for
O-5 and 0.6
4 bdrms. house, gar., 5655 Salerno recognition in the same event.
his commendation and at most installations. During the
also would be doubled.
Rd. Ph. 87.1534, Ostapenko.MISCELLANEOUS .
check later in the week from past several months, checks total- Third, the four percent pay Increase Although their squadrons didn'tmake

Capt. Wellington T. Hines, Over- ing $1,915 have been awarded to granted by the 1952 act this "Box Score", Lt. John'
Ride wanted from Wesconnettarea I haul and Repair officer. All of the employees here in presentation then would be applied across E. Barker, of Fighter Squadron
0730-1610. Ph. NAS ext. 172, and Lt. William M. Lewallen,
men are 0 & R employees. ceremonies conducted by Heads of the board-to entrY'pay of each
8228, Little. of Attack Squadron 105, hold the
GRAVES and Reed designed a Departaments.In grade, to the doubled early long-
Will swap shore duty with any water blast gun for the purposeof the month of August, checks gevity increases and to the la- "Top Man" positions for Rocketsand
ADC in Jax: area. Contact cleaning solvents and paint ter in Glide Bombing, respectively.
went to the following Overhauland fogies each grade whichare
Scharle, ADC, NAS Whiting residue from aircraft parts: The Repair employees: DennisG. not doubled. The purpose of the new Com-

Field, Pensacola, Fla. equipment, it is estimated, will Stcadman, $55; Bouge E. FairJax Box S c-'O l' e" was explained -

Lost Naval Academy ling in result in savings of $36,400 the Snipes, $35; Charles F. Junge- Fourth, the extra increases by Lcdr. Arnold. '"By

. area between 0 & R and Hang first year it is placed in operationby mann, $30 additional local award; given the lower officer gradesby keeping the public posted on the

er 12{. Contact Lt Page, ext. this activity. A previous awardof Louis Baker, Jr.. $30; JenningsH. Congress when it passed the relative standings of ComFalrJdx
"
8276. $275 was paid locally for the Baggett, $25; James W. Nol- Career Compensation Act wouldbe squadrons, he said, "we hope that'interest

Lost Ronson lighter, initials suggestion, and when forward ting, $25; 'Elda M. Fitzhugh, $15 retained. This is to preventmen and 'enthusiasm will develop -

SFI, in housing area park. Contact ed to the Navy Efficiency Awards additional Navy Efficiency award; with long prior enlisted among our pilots to suchan

f, Karas, 1133A AlleghenyRd. I Committee for further consider- Oswald D. Hale, $10; and ElmerJ. service from being hurt. remain extent that no one record will
on top for
NAS ext. 8538. and'dissemination to otherr any appreciable
Brozek and C. Marr
Ray shareda '
$25 went to H. M. Heminger, Jr., length of time.:

., ... ...,. $10 award. (NEAC Additional Award), and Box score (below) will be pub-
;} :. ; September checks went 4o W. to Eugene J. Baker, Ottis E. Beck, lished as soon as new records are

,. ; C. Irish Public Wdrks department Earl C. Eckford, Charles E. Lank- established He then stated, "In

r : $525; Otto E. Gundel, Sup- ford, William F. Moyer, Jr.' and attaining' these excellent records,

I / ,':. ply, $30, ana William G. Fudge, F. S. Pcdrick. the pilots who 'pull the trigger

Supply, $75..During F. A. Goddard, Jr, received $20, and 'press the pickles' insist thata

I' that same month, Cap- while $10 cash awards were madeto large share of the credit mustbe

tain Hines awarded checks to.the Rosemary S. Michael, Carl E given to their squadron enlisted -

following &,R workers: Schley Rhodes, Walter L. Smith, Earl
if
1. H. Davis and George W. 'Repoff, Vought, Jr., and Edward C. Ware personnel who work long hours,

shared $195; Lloyd F. Kussmaul in getting the aircraft ready."

and Victor L. Taylor, shared $115;

," .,. Ralph J. Larizza, $100; Gerald N SquadronStandings
< Homann, $75;' Clarence J. Olsen, ComFalrJax Box Score for Fiscal 1955

$75; Lloyd F. Kussmaul and H Type Ordnance Top Score Top Man Score
W. Schetterer, shared $70; Wil- Squadron

lard L. Barton, '$55; and MartinL.
Donivan, Jr.,,$55. Strafing VF-22 14.6 Hits Hay (VF.22)) 52 Hits

bTLki RALPH C,, McConnaha and Gunnery-1:5OPO: feet V.F-I0l 44.9 Hits 'Skelly(VF-I01) ,100 Hits

rYL.I ? Ludwig A. Nowotny, shared $50,
Carl J. Giarrusso and Everett T Gunnery- -
feet VF-101 32.3 Hits Hill
Tucker, shared $50;' Milton H 25,000 Barker(VF.I02)) 83 Bits

Lazarus and James B. Neal, Jr., Rockets V A-4S' 41.8 Ft. (VF-172)) 7 Ft,'
'shared a $35 additional local
HIGHLIGHTS CELEBRATION Lt Co). Frank R. Porter, Glide Bombing VF.22 73.7 Ft. Lewallen
and
award other awards
Marine Aviation Detachment at NATT- ; $35 wentto
commanding officer of the (A.I05)) 14 Ft
Center, prepares to cut the Marine Corps birthday cake as Capt. James H. Fisher and CharlesE. Dive Bombing A-15 96 Ft.. Fitzgerald ,105 Ft.
John S. Thach, NAS commanding officer, and Warrant Officer Lankford: (VA.15))
Joseph D. Lee look on. This ceremony highlighted the observance W. H. Chance, Jr., and John B. High Altitude
Cf Wednesday.the 1790th anniversary of the Corps at the Officers Club'last Webb received $30( checks, while Dive Bombing VF-22 219 Ft. Roy (VF.22) 47 Ft. .