Jax air news
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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: December 22, 1954
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
Resource Identifier: aleph - 000579555
oclc - 33313438
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System ID: UF00028307:00496

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Published' every Thursday for Navy and Marine activities at NIAIr
talon Jacksonville, ria.I
NAS, Jatkksstllle became a pleasure
Cspt John S. Th]+eh ...............................................\......_......_....... .Commanding: Officer thj, ,
Comdr. Johh N. Mjeu .....,........_................__...... .................._.........Executive! Officer week for Robert Meyer, YN2. Of
Heel Air Ileb.IlI. the Naval Air Technical Training
Rear Adm. John Perry ..... .. .... ...Commander
Capt. lUrhaid o. Greene .:=::::.::::.:::::::::::-..:::::...?.........rf.......:ChleC of Staff r Center, who found himself neanv
Fleet Air Mlsg *:.lf/e $1,400 richer as a result of ,
C' pt. Edwin J. S. Young _._,................._ .........._.........._............ Commander re.
Comdr frank I). Heer ............... ......Chief Staff t Officer enlistment for six years in the
MM al| Air Techalcal Tra.Ing'ester
Capt. Hrnry C DoLong:.. ... .................................................................Commanding: Officer xw Navy.
Comdr, Edward W. BUhop.._.._........_....................?..__._...................Executive Officer k Meyer, reenlistment
Nasal l Ilonpital yeoman in
Capt. Edward S. e ?..._.,.... .... -.... _. .._.. Officer the Military Personnel Office
C pt. L. A. Nt''''ton_....?_.._............._ ._? ...:..?.........."......Commanding> Officer Kw at
'NA'RTU' the Training Center, entered hIs
Copt. Wilson R. Bartlett ............. .....?? ....._.._......_.........Commanding Officer hitch in
Comdr Laurence F. SteffcnhuKen ._............ ............................................Executive Ofllcer second the Navy.

The JAX AIR NEWS Is publUned weekly at the U. S. Naval Air Station A veteran of the Korean campaign .
Jacksonville, Florida and printed commercially with nnn-approprlatrd funds M where he served aboard the
at no expense to the government and I In compliance with NAVEXOS' P-S5, Kev
Nov. 1945. Copies are distributed fie of charge at the Naval, Air Station the" oiler USS Rio Grande and with
Naval Air Technical Training Center Nuval Air Reserve Training Unit, and the
t. S. Naval Jlo pllal. the Flag Allowance, Commander

Editor-Andi ew 11. Plane Naval Forces for East, Meyer ha
Asslitant F.dltor-Ulrn >orts Editor-Cordon Robbie. JO3; Staff been in the Navy three
Reporters-Jack Holmes, Till; Charles Earl, JOSN. )'earn,
The JAX AIR NEWS Is a member of the Armed Forces Press Service RE-UP YEOMAN: RE.UPS-It has: been routine for Robert nine months.
AFPS material appearing In this publication may not be .reprinted without This week
the written permission of Armed forces Prcus Seivlce. Republication of other Meyer, YN2, at NATTCenter. to reenlist personnel. With reenlistment bonus and
matter except by service publications, Is prohibited without permission of he was the 44th to reenlist at the Training Center. Meyer displays other allowances he received
Editor, JAX JVIK NEWS I I nearly $1,400 in reenlistment bonus while his leading chief Pan
1.-t6.Editorial:ai6 and 8164.offices located Main! Administration Bulldlnc. Phone extensions Maddry, YNC, and two disbursing clerks, James Wndscr, (left) nearly $1,400 for joining the Na\ v

--- and Ion Peterson, look .on. for another six'years..
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New Flagship
Holiday Greetings SAFETYBox I ment on a new car I have pick<-d
l Sixth Fleet "
out in Jacksonville, he said.

(Tne folloidtig Christmas. messages are extended to military Score When Vice-Admiral Thomas S. i I i .

0nd civilian personnel at NAS from commanding officers of allcommands Combs, Commander 6th Fleet,
located at the Naval Air Station.) Disabling Injuries Through shifted his three-star flag to the' A'EnginecringMen

A* the Christmas reason approaches I would like to extend my Tuesday, Dec. :21 USS Northampton at Gibraltar Sought

sincere best wishes to all Navy personnel and their families for a This Month 0 recently it marked a new typeof

happy and meaningful holiday season. We are thankful that so This Year 14 flagship for the 6th Fleet. De- Two specific courses aje now

many of our Navy men can be here, and we extend our thoughts at Days Since Last signed originally as a cruiser but offered in "atomic engineeringby

this most important time of the year to those overseas. Let us re- I Lost-Time Accident 21 now classified) as a tactical com- the Navy, which wants more

member that this is the season for renewed good will and observanceof mand ship, the Northampton re- officers to train as engineers in

the Christian traditions upon which our country was founded. DEC. SAFETY SLOGAN lieved the heavy cruiser Des that specific field next year

Rear Adm. John Perry "For a Christmas Gift, Give Moines. Modification of requtremen.li

Commander, Fleet Air .Jac Safety A 'Lift'- I I has also been made to permit

Stars Bars Cancels active Reserve officers to apply

To all military and civilian personnel: My sincere best wishes Saturday, Dance along with Regulars.It .

lor a Merry Christmas and a Joyous and'Ilappy New Year. I was announced that an increase

May your untiring efforts continue to be a symbol of strengthto MOVIESThursday The weekly party of the Stars in the requirement for

freedom loving people of the world so that all may know the truemeaning December 23 I and Bars Inc.%will not be held naval officers trained in the

of "Good Will Toward Men." MaJnMde Love }'Melvin Don this Saturday, Dec. 25. The Offi "Area of nuclear engineering"exists.

Capt. John S. Tharh aid O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds. I I cers' Club will be closed on that .

Commanding Officer, NA8 NATTC Betrayed, Lana Turner day. I . .
Clark Gable. Only children jet gifts -a1 In France, the Yule log is popular
For the first time In many yens, the world, at this Christmas Port of Hell Dane .
Hospital I Christmas Ume In France. Aclultt I In the form of a delirious cake
season, is echoing the of Christ: "Peace on earth and good
message Clark Carole Mathews. ,
wait for the New Year to exchange that lends itself to varied decorations.
will towards "
Friday, December 24 gift and 'Islts. .
Throughout the Navy and Marine Corps, whose men, ships andplant's !' _
lnldePhfftJudy Holiday,
are standing guard at far-flung bastions of the globe, the Jack Carson. \ \
aunt of Christ prevails.The .
X\TTO-I Love Melvin, Donald 9SljrL
Navy's slogan of "Peace Through Preparedness" has been
O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds. :
adequately justified in assisting World Peace. .
The officers and men of the Naval Air Technical Training Center I Hospital Betrayed, Lana Turner

take this opportunity to wish one and all a "Merry: Christmas anda Clark !Gable.

Happy New Year. Saturday, December 25 I Ifaln..1d6Son
May your untiring efforts continue to be a symbol of strengthto : of Paleface, Bob 414 _
freedom loving people of the world so that all may know the true Hope, Jane Russell.

meaning of "Good Will Toward: Men." NATTC Phfft, Judy Holiday, I i

'apt. Henry C. DcLong Jack Carson. t tJlosplta1

Commanding Officer, NATTO I Love Melvin, Don I a
o ald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds c

To our many friends In all the activities here at Jacksonville I I I I gptFki; I I'f

who have worked long and hard throughout 1951 in support of the

operations of the Wing and Its squadrons, as well as the welfare of NFFE Local Meets j

their families, the officers and men of Fleet Air Wing Eleven Join The regular meeting of the Na-

me In conveying sincerest good wishes for a most Happy Christmas tional Federation of Federal Em. I

und a Prosperous and Peaceful 1955. ployees, Local 1116, will be held

, Capt. Edwin .T. S. Young Dec. 27 at 1930 in the Main Post : }

Commander, lleet Air Wing 11. Office Building There will be the
installation of officers for 1955.
In this joyous holiday season, during which we remember- and I .

observe the birth of our Sa\ our, and start a New Year, we all experience I Phillips Brooks the oung tiergjmon -

a spiritual awakening a greater warmth of heart, and are ; who In 1868 wrote the

made more conscious of our fellow men. In furtherance of this spiritual words of the Christina carol "O
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stimulus, it is well that we recognize and express our thanks Little Town of Bethlehem" did so -- ---- --

to all the personnel of the several commands in the Jacksonvillearea I for lilt Sunday school children New TAKES OVER-Lcdr. EmeryC.
I I Training Geise, (seated) former Train-
and to their families and to our friends of the civil communityfor Air
ing officer at the Naval
our good interrelationships and that we resolve to extend our Weapons System School, this
help, appreciation and cooperation. In this spirit I wish to extend to Front Page CoverIn Supt. NamedAt week relieved Comdr. Forrest

all my very best wishes for your happiness in the Holidays and for Norvell (standing. ) as Superin-
tendent of Special Training at
peace, health and.succ.ess in the New Year. keeping with tradition, CenterFormerly the Naval Air Technical TrainIng -
Capt. Edward SI: Lowe the Jax Air News devotes its Center.

Commanding Officer, Naval Hospital front page entirely to the real Training Officer of I
spirit of Christmas. The Air Naval Air Weapons System Norvell who has served in that

News is indebted to artist School, Lcdr. Emery Qeise capacity, along with duties as acting -
Amidst all the tensions and differences of opinion between nations a 25.
today, there exists in the hearts of all peoples, a universal cohesive Phenis. J, Lawrence for to year veteran of the Naval Ser executive officer and acting

force. This force i I. apparent even behind the .0-called.Iron day's front page art work. vice, this week had assumed his director of training at NATTCfor

Curtain.At. Lawrence is attached to the new post as Superintendent of the last two years.

this time of,year, all peoples of the world are drawn closer I Art Shop, Training Facilities, Special Training at the Naval Air Commander Norvell has beeR

together through their mutual love of Christ. We pray that the NATTCenter. Technical Training Center. ordered to Composite Squadron
He succeeds I Seven, Patuxent River, Md., a.
governments of all nations may reflect the teachings of the Saviourof I Comdr. ForrestTo

mankind in their International relations for therein. i ill the only] all our military and civilian friends in the Jacksonville area'and executive officer. in
Lcdr. Geise joined the Navy
slue to permanent peace in the world. to their families, we extend our warm appreciation
for the cooperation June took his
1929 and in 1931
best wishes to all hands for a Merry and ,
I extend my heartiest support given us during 1954. May each of
Christmas and a Happy and Prosperous New Year. a joyful Christmas. Day and a New Year filled with flight training at Pensacola.
happiness El
Capt. Wilson R. Bartlett The Staff, has served with VP-8, VJ-1,
Centro NATTU and Commander
Commanding Officer, NARTU Jut Air News
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Gets Poetic BM1 Cited ;
Everyone i

F@ For Work

At This_ Time Of Year .I E At PoolClarence

I A Christmas Story
dreaming in bed.As '
The snow had subsided, the-city Tubbs, boatswafn'f

I Was white, visions of liberty danced In mate first class of Special Services .

Stars each head. '%w Q Naval Air Technical
glistened brightly, what a at the
Tht' chief in his sclvvies and I
I Wonderful sight! Training Center, was given a letter

Store windows aglow, reflecting in my sack, of commendation signed by

Christmas at hand, I Had just come from town with Capt Henry C. DeLong, commanding

Folks peering, eager to supply a' quick midnight snack officer, at meritoriousmast
When out on the deck there
the demand; last week.
arose such ,
a roar
Children beaming brightly amid Tubbs awarded the citation
I ran to the porthole to find
all the noise, out the score. for his efforts as swimming coach

All so excited at the array of xG and instructor at Price NatatorU .
I pulled up the shade and start
gay toys.A ed to shout, um and for his valuable assistance)

different picture presented "Just what in the heck is this in cooperation with citizens of
itself out in the snowA -
noise all about"A Jacksonville, as well as Service

FRAIL IJTTLE match girl MOON MADK\ FOR boon-. personnel, in Red, Cross life sawing
selling her wares. r
docking shone on the snow, A 'work.

Ignored by the passersby, she It was pretty cold out, about --- BASKETS FROM O & R FOR THE NEDV-Some 387 needy TilE CITATION HEADS:

shivered with cold; seven below. families in the Jax area will be recipients of baskets of groceries "During the periods of June,

Her feet almost shoeless, they '. What I saw looked like one of debated by Overhaul & Repair department employees July, August 1953 and June, July
"were so thinly soled. 'I. Carrying on its yearly aid to the needy 0 & R employees will
those carnival floats
1954 Mate
She warmed her little hands by deliver the baskets (sample of which is pictured here) in time August ,
'Twas a liberty I boat drawn for Christmas. Left to right are Ed Quarles, James McCulley, Ill- First Class Tubbs, upon his own
the light of a match; I smartly by four Navy goats! rain Van Houten, three of the 21 members of the'Christmas Basket initiative, organized and instruct.
Her hunger was pitiful, her bodyso J. nines, O & R officer
In the boat was a man who committee, and CapttJWellington ed swimming classes for dependents
hin .
Her Christmas' seemed quiet and moody; Chock Full Of Groceries ,of military I l I personnel, .
"Metry was
gay I knew in an instant St. Nick including Junior Red Cross swim
lost in the din
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A picture of sadness, this waif had As the quickly duty.as Monday. his billy Deliver 387 ming.
east a spell I 0 & R To THIS PROGRAM, accomplished -
goats came .
She looked HO angelic, she in part, in cooperation with
He whistled and shouted and .
the Jacksonville American Red
wished everyone well. : called them by name: Cross, is a fine example of civic

"Now Perry, now Farragut, Baskets To Jax NeedyThere
AN ANGEL OF MERCY appeared cooperation between the citizen
Dewey and Jones,
in the snow I. of Jacksonville,and Naval person

In the. form of a hermit, who What's the matter, John Paul- will be 387 happy families in Jacksonville this Christmas nel. II i i. extreme patience i in
lead in bones?
had no one to bestow got your because of the generosity displayed by civilian employees of the teaching hundreds of children and
A little to starboard, now holdit
With some of his wealth he accrued Overhaul and Repair department. adults: made this program highly
up short, ..
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through the years, Annually the o ft: K workerscollect successful
No fluffing off now, or you'll grapefruit juice, pork and beans,
The sight of this orphan moved funds for, pack and deliver "As water safety instructor
go on report! and vegetable soup.COLLECTIONS ,
him to tears baskets of groceries to deserving
Boatswain's Mate First Class
"Merry Christmas", she uttered, families In the area The project, fund; Tubbs initiated and continually
they fit like a charm,
"May God bless you too." which receives the full support of which are strictly voluntary start maintained excellent of
Had hash marks that coveredthe an course
ed October 18. and by Dec. 10
His heart was touched, he knew the entire department, originatedin
length of his arm in instruction in the Dilbert Dunker,
enough cash was the kitty to
What to do. I 1950 and has gained momentum
: The gifts to be issued were all purchase supplies for 385 survival and first aid. His excellent
By the hand h led her into the each year. In 1952 some 275
in his pack, baskets and two fruit baskets.O .
and last created
tore, baskets were prepared leadership a cooperative
Beats how he inwith
me got
Up into Toyland where she'd that load his back! year 383 feasted during the Yule- & R's seven shop committees, attitude among his men,
ne'er been before; tide holidays because of the with Frank E. Byers, chairman,
His eyes, they were watering, thus accomplishing all tasks in
Her eyes opened widely, she "Christmas Basket Fund"; and Andrew L. Beatty, cochairman
his nose caked with ice, the minimum length of time with
chuckled with glee THE BASKETS THIS year will are In charge of this year's

At the sight of Old Santa with He wiped it with Kleenex, then literally contain everything from Christmas Basket project Tonight maximum benefit to the Navy.

a child on his knee. sneezed once or twice. "soup to nuts". In addition to at 1800, these people will -...---

"BE NOT afraid, my dear," the He opened his mouth and start an 8-pound ham, the families will convene to pack the baskets, Children In Finland have a great

hermit replied, ed to yawn, find 10 pound of potatoes, dozen which will be delivered to the 0 time at ChrUtmafl. Not only do

"No harm shall befall you with It looked like the sun coming apples, dozen oranges, celery, sugar & R department at 0730 tomor- they ftf>e :Santa Claus but, ditulr .

we at your side, up with the dawn. cornmeal, rice, grits, oleo, row morning, Dec. 23. :' >\ The stump of a pipe he held
For St. Nicholas is your friend shortening, coffee, flour, bread, At that time, the baskets will him distribute his gift.
tight in his teeth,
and my friend too. raisins, dried lima beans, navy be blessed by one of the Station's 0 *
And took a small nip from a
So tell him your wishes, he'll bottle beneath. beans and black-eyed peas, candy, chaplains, and passed out to individuals In Italy the family fathers in

surely see you through." lie nuts and cake mix, plus cans of / who will personally deliver front of the fireplace and Ml
wasn't so big, but he must
She replied, "Mr. Santa, please have been strong, cranberry sauce, English i peas, them to the selected fam- Christmas stories before sitting

grant my wish true, corn, tomatoes, milk, peaches, ilies. down to Christmas dinner. "
I figured he'd been in the outfit
And give me a sweet Daddy,

Mr. Hermit, like you.-II." Dlggett, HE quite WAS long.CHUBBY and plump, 75 Years Old And Still On The JobAlost ::1

a right jolly tar ..
(Supply). Who said, "EvenuV matey, here, people when they get

have a cigar," on in years visualize retiringand
The Way Ya Feel InsideIt
drawing their Social Se
lie filled every seabag with presents
ain't th' kind o' place y' live, galore, curity.One .

And. it ain't the splurge an'
old timer Overhaul and
And tossed a pile of dischargesthere at

1 ow- by the door. Repairmen department here celebrated
Er how y' rate in woildy goods
his 75th birthday whileon
That sets Then out through the portholeand
heart .
yer agolvr ,
the and
into the night, job Tuesday -
isn't even<< thinking of retiring.
It ain't th' wreath upon yer The snow stopped falling, the
lie's Franklin Mertone Calhoun
hprizon ,
floor, was bright.
instrument specialist at the
Er th' candle's cheery light; With an "Anchors Aweigh" he
Instrument Shop of Accessoriesand
Er what y' spend fer tinseled climbed into place,

things, A broad smile was creeping all Equipage division.

That makes yer Christmas over his face. : CALIIOUN, possessor of a sharp,

bright I highly creative mind, with specialized
lie looked at his timepiece and :
ability I in instrument
he started frown I
Ner is it jest th' gifts y' get- work, is well known for his work

All a.n' This mid-watch l is certainly get. at 0 & R. He is often called .
wrapped fancy tied uponto '" .
ting me down." w.., ,',; '';; Q':::. ....-- .
help out on tough instrument
It's what y' Give and what
jr* Share- "Merry Christmas," he said, as problems, and when the going ON THE JOB AT 75-At his desk in the Instrument Shop

he drove on his way, really gets tough, the word goes of Overhaul and Repair department is Franklin Calhoun, who I
An' "Th' way l' feel inside? reported for work "as last Tuesday, the day of his 75th
"Now, I'll finish my lounds and out "get hold of Mr. Calhoun".
birthday. Here he checks
an eptlcal instrument for
-Author Unknown.Ra.1lor' accuracy
sack in for the day." And he does have the knack of

-J. II. Reynolds getting things squared away. repaired hu first watch at the over by the Navy in World WarII

Xmas ADC VA-45. A wizard in optical work, Cal age of 14. and named Plant No. 2.

Tw s the night before Christmas houn reworked in eight two
S. days IN CIVIL service for 10 years, During his earlier years Cal.

In Finland, Santa Claus, lit pairs of binoculars used in bombing houn build
accompanied and employed here at NAS Jax helped the first of 49
The barracks were still: strategy operations at Lake
by six tiny Christmas about the same number of years, towing locomotives used on the
The sailors were sleeping, as George, Fla. The binoculars were Panama Canal in helping chipspass
rive as helpers, rather than by used in figuring triangulations. the instrument specialist in his
most sailors will. through the "big ditch".
reindeer' ,
The seabags were hung by thee Born in Forestville, New York, earlier years made mechanical Those "donkeys", as some people

locker with care, 0 C 0 Calhoun became interested i in drives for all kinds of Navy ships choose to call them ran on tracks

In hopes that St. Nicholas soon Fonglallo, a yeUow cornbread watchmaking as a lad through association At Buffalo, N. Y. he was associated which were eight Inches wider

would be there. with raisin, .U traditionally servedat with his father, who wasa with the Birmingham Instr*. than standard fuage railroad

The men were all peacefully Christmas. dinner in Italy watchmaker by trade. Calhoun ment Company which was taken traokc.


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VA-105. VF-172 Report t
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" Scouting Squadrons t tV Is 4

-lo5Li. _
William Weatherlow, who petitive gunnery exercises conducted A.. _
was administrative officer of V AI I at Leeward Point. Lt.jg( )

105, was transferred to the Chiefof Dave North achieved his "E" at

Naval Operations for duty. Lt. 15,000 feet and Ensign John O'Der -.
( ) Albert won his "E" at 25,000 feet.
jg McFall assumed Lt
The squadron welcomes aboard '
Weatherlow's, duties.
Lt. George Vlk, ordnance officer Ensign David Wright. The Blue] :
of VA-105 received orders Jolts also welcome 44 enlistedmen t

last week to report to GCA Schoolat who recently reported.

Ola the, Kansas, after whichhe Congratulations are in order
for six men who received advancements -
will be attached to the unit _
for duty. Lt. Vlk is replaced as In rate: Robert Cot- 4
ordnance officer by Ensign Donald tington, from AN to AD3; Allen j

Duhrkopf. Nelson, from AE3 to AE2; Vernon --- ; ... ._ ____...m.m_.... .._ .....___.._ ._ '_' >'_
Lt. (jg) Donald Christenson, oehrlc; from AOAN to AO3; COLD SNOUTS-,-Crew No. 8 of Patrol Squadron 16's sub-hunters receive handsome "Blue
VA-105' personnel officer received 'Jacob Mercer, from AOAA to ROAN Nose" certificates from Comdr. Paul Hruneau, squadron skipper. While recently deployed in Ice
orders to report to CNATRA Pen- ; Ralph Singleton, from AA land, the men of Crew 8 all crossed the Arctic Cirrle. Left to right are: Leroy Ladiner, AT3;
l o AN, and Frederick Wesley, Robert Cooley, AD3; John Poacher, AT2; James Hetherinfton, AM2; Bernard Barry, AOC; Lt.
sacola for Donald
duty. Ensign from AMAA AMAN. Charles Hosier, pilot; Ensign: Cliff Reiher, co-pilot, and, Comdr. Bruneau.
Jones assumed the duties of per ._ .---- -,. --
sonnel officer and Lt (jg) Jack The following men were separated -

Taylor is now assistant adminilatlve : Roger White, AT2; Antonio Top Honors I Keep Safety In
Ii officer. Casagrande, AN; and John

McNicholas, ATAN. At School : Mind At Xmas
A welcome-back is extended to
VF-172 John Nofs, PNSN, who returns Christmas is a joyous timeof
The Blue Bolts have returned: from PN (A) School at Bain- 'I'o MarineEvidently the year. It can also be a SALTY HUMOR FROM

from a month's deployment at bridge, Md. II I I time for tragic accidents to oc HERE AND THEREA

NAF Leeward Point, Guantanamo The squadron extends congratulations the modern generation cur. Here are a few safety
Bay, Cuba, where the squadronwas to two officers and their of students have nothing to hints for the holiday season. pro was trying to explain
engaged in extensive air-to- wives upon recent additions to be ashamed ot'when it comes to 1))- 'Place your Christmastree the finer points of golf to a pretty -

air, gunnery training.The their families. Ensign and Mrs. scholastic marks.Pvt. in water as long as it's up. beginner.Pro .

squadron extends its congratulations Robert Baron have a new baby Bcngt A. Johnson, graduated Keep it away from stoves or : "The basic idea of golf
: to the two pilots boy and Ensign and Mrs. Gary last week with the highest fireplaces. And when you're Is very simple. All you do is

who received individual Navy Hamre, a baby girl.Grads average ever recorded by a Marine standing near the tree, watch smack the pill, then walk."

*E"s for accuracy during the com 4 at Airman i Preparatory those cigarette butts. Don't Betty: "That's just like pome

i School at NATTCcnter, with an leave your tree up long enoughto dates I've been on."
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''t', .'> At average of 94.86. become dried out and S. *

1"W'" A former student at Massachusetts easily Inflammable. Definition of a golfer:: A man
: s AGO hearNorvell Institute o f Technology, who blamse fate for accidents, but
: Johnson, who led a class of 121 2)-Make) certain' the light feels personally responsible for *

'firf'; ; has been assigned to AT School, fixtures used on your tree don't hole in one.

Memphis.Pfc. have worn insulation. Disconnect *

Twenty-three former enlistedmen Alvin A. DeShano tops the them when you're leaving I'm glut! to hear Bill's fine now.

now U. S. Naval Officers, graduating class of 14 studentsat your home or going to bed. What did they operate on him

and two officers of the Brazilian Aviation Storekeepers Class Don't put all electric for?"
it Navy, were given four tenets of "C" School last week, with an your "They removed a bras mil that
cords on one outlet or even
; guidance as they were graduated average of 91.06.A lad been pressing against his foot
1 from Aviation Ground Officers former Wayne University two-spread 'em around and for years. .

School last Friday at the Naval student, De Shano's next assignment prevent a serious fire. AFPS) *
is MCAS El Toro Calif.ar. I
Air Technical ,
Training Center. I Moe: "What would you do if
'( Comdr. Forrest Norvell, who there were no women ? Who

for the last two years served as would sew your buttons on?"
..' Director of Special Training at .
'. Joe: "If there were no women
NATTCenter, in. the graduation I Ii
: we wouldn't need any buttons.
#4 \ ." address stressed enthusiasm, ini- II I .
".':>: tiative, personal interest and con-
"I've written an ancient Roman
sideration as the outstanding cha-
1 ---4'. slay, except that the title i III too
racteristics of today's Navy."It long."

will be your responsibility, "What's the title?"

,1P'mij ..., ;:ts ,: ..:. t.LJ as division officers of your units, "Julius, Grab Her Quick Defoie
: : to keep alive and maintain the
She Gets "
Away and Runs!
ASIATIC ARTISTRY-Hath- same spirit among your men as "Why not Just call it 'Julius Cae-
ryn Grandstaff still uses a knife you have shown in Obtaining your sar'
and fork instead of chopsticks commissions."As T"S *
but, otherwise, the lure of the division officers who have : A chief and
his wife went to
Orient has proved well-nigh
specialized in ,
your the doctor for their check
irresistible to the Texas beau yearly
ty. Her Chinese-style pajamasare fields at AGO School, you are up. The chief went in first Midthe
strictly authentic if a bit required to pass on and aid I doctor came out a little later
on the skimpy side.Exchange others in developing the Navy's shaking his head.

best." I "'I don't like the looks of your
Lists Ensign Charles Brammeier husband," he said.

who reported here from the Na- ...: : ... ='--''''-' --... '" -> "Neither do I," said the wife,
val Air Station, Glenview, Ill., I i
Holiday Hours TV FOR TOTS Four "but he's good to the children."
I or-
and who has been ordered to the
phans at St. :Mary's Home enjoy *
aircraft carrier USS Wasp for I] VP-18 Gives their first program on a new Then there's the Sultan who
For ActivitiesThe duty, was the honor student of I television set donated by officers -
I and enlisted of kept his harem three miles from
the 2 .man class.Outstanding \ men Patrol
Navy Exchange snack bar of the students I' TV Set To Squadron 18. Seated are Comdr. where he lived. Every day he
Charles Grainger (left), executive sent this man-servant to hima
'Jn the Operations building will was Lt.jg( ) Roberto Arieira, of|I officer of VP-18, who adJusts get
be open Christmas Eve and the Brazilian Navy, who finished\ the set, and Sister Miriam girl. The Sultan lived to be
Christmas Day and will be open third 'in the group of 25. Guestsat 1lJfary's Joseph, the home's Mother Su 87, but his servant died when hewas
perior. Standing are William only 30.
continuously throughout the the ceremony were Mrs. Arie j Because Patrol Squadron' 18 :Murphy! AIl ( left ) and The moral of this story is: It's
Christmas weekend. ira, and Mrs. Luis Sanchez, wife personnel decided not to,send each Charles Jarvis, ALC.
not the
women that kill but
All other Navy Exchange activities !. of Lt. Sanchez, also of the Brazilian I other Christmas cards this season, you
presenting a gift to some local! the running after.lht-In.
will close at 1300 on Christ Navy, who flew here from thirty tots at the St. Mary's Homeare
charity. William Murphy, ADI, a S
mas Eve, Dec. 24, and will be Rio de Janeiro for the ceremony. now watching television.
member of VP-18 "I have
recreation and no secrets from my
closed! on Christmas Day. I Sister Miriam Joseph, Mother ; welfare committee, investigated wife,"

The Enlisted Men's Clubs, the Navy To Launch Superior of the little orphanagein all of the orphanages in the city. "Nor have I. I only thought I
Anchorage at Mainside and Build Sea-Based Jet Arlington, and her tiny chargeswere lie discovered that St. Mary's was had."

ing 593 at NATTC, and the- snack The Navy's first sca-bascd jet presented at 21-inch all- the only one in which the child .
bar at the golf course will reopen channel set by a delegation of didn't have He: "I've been
bomber will be completed in Jan ren a TV set. thinking it over,
on Sunday, Dec. 26. aircraft VP18 personnel. Headed by my dear, and I've concluded that
uary. Believed to be the first VP -18's commanding officer,
All Navy Exchange activities of its kind in the world, Comdr. Charles Grainger, execu- Comdr. John Straker commented you are right, after all."

will be open as usual on Monday, the revolutionary multi-jet XP6M tive officer, the group visit paid a "This project has made all of us, She: "That won't do you any
to the
special pre-Santa
Dec. 27, except the retail store Seamaster can land and take off home. in the squadron feel extra good good! I've changed my mind.. "
The end-of-the-year retail store on water. (AFPS) We're going to make it a regular *
inventories will be taken on Mon Squadron officers and enlistedmen I When a wife starts wearing the
day and Tuesday, Dec. 27 and 28, If at first you don't succeed decided to forgo the usual practice of giving a Christma i pants in the family the husband

nt Mainside, NATTC, hospital try again and then quit. No sense! sending of Christmas cards to each present to a deserving group I sometimes! hops around,for a new
and Ma 'port. hems stubborn. other in favor of chipping In and every ea";on." skirt.




22 December, 1954 JAX AIR NEWS Page FiveHospital

Comdr. Foster Takes
Squadron .
Command Of VW-4 'J

During change of command Sends Own

ceremony held last Friday ,
Comdr. Edward L. Foster took '
Xmas Cards .>
v command of Airborne Early Warning

Squadron 4 (VW-4)), relieving Friends of Attack Squadron 45 a
Comdr. Lukas V, Dachs. ( ,
J't __ .Comdr. Foster comes to the personnel will receive a unique :;:aI I

squadron from statistic section, season's greeting this year The :' t,

Chief of Naval Operations, Wash "Blackbirds' Christmas cards .: i

ington. Comdr. Dachs leaves the will "star" their famous insigno. "

"Hurricane Hunters" for duty aboard .. :,:
The front page of the card. ,
a the carrier USS Valley shows the squadron Insig'ne, 'a ,

Forge blackbird wearing spats, boxing I'
The.new VW-4 skipper has served
gloves and a ,preen: derby, and
tw. in Jax before In 1943 he smoking 'a big cigar. ..
served as flight instructor hereat
When the card is opened, it "
NAS Jax, then became operations
shows another view of the same :
officer of Patrol Squadron
blackbird. This time! he is dress ,
Three here.GUEST .
_no ..._on. .....__.......____ _.._- ed like Santa Claus, leaning on i
a reindeer, and holding out a :
,'" ':;:'"' .' :: : t'I glass of refreshment in his left ;

Worker ,"'IJI" ", ., ,,,\ ,, "' ',.:''.II.::'!!:' '0, boxing glove.
.. :
:* !
I (
'" I I iii; ".." The idea for the card original- 1
Wins Vole .As .:;" .'""." "l M ,, <' 'r .,Mi\. >:' I.r I\, >,' ''" ', .', cd with Lcdr. Robert Linwick, :
< il v. i
.... J l if
.. : \ VA-45's executive officer He de.
Y1 iro .
,. ,'It; ;, < } : ;'i' Iw signed the card did all the
Seabee Of Month "" ;J J' ." ... ,, ; art
,I'\ ; :\ .t.. ",. ', work, and printed over 1,000 cop.
James D. Harrison, a Leading. ,g x. t A ,, v ,: $ r ': war': ies-with the assistance of his
man in the Maintenance depart. ; fellow-pilots on his personal

ment at the Naval Hospital, has I "silk screen"; equipment.

been selected as "Seabee of the F- .

Month"nition in, with the December appropriate issue recog of 4 Center I l& E Gets

the Navy Civil Engineer! Corps '

Bulletin. irS f, New Leader; ,

This title is not without merit, I

i since it is based on Navy-wide I I Busy Schedule

competition, with men in both the I
Regular Navy and the Naval Re. I After 26 months of service as
.. serve trying for the honor. The .. ..,c".... .'. ." .. ,., Information & Education officer,

winner is selected by the Bureauof 4- '- .. Lt. Vincent Maggadmo( this week
..: .... .
Yards and Docks, Washington, :;{ n. -- was detached from duty to report
to Transport Squadron One at
D C. : CHOIRS Personnel attending Christmas religious services aboard the station will
Chief Harrison, who holds the hear two guests choir groups from Jax. On Christmas Eve, the Bishop Kenny High School Choir Patuxent River, Md., and was relieved .
rate of Builder Chief is (top) will ping preceding the Midnight Mass at 2100 at St. Kdward's: Chapel. The choir will also by Ensign Mary Andersonof
a member sing the'mass. Tonight at 2000 at All-Saints! Chapel, the St. John's Lutheran Church Choir (bottom the Military Personnel office.
of the Naval Reserve Construction photo) will present a Cantata, "Rose of Christmas."
Battalion Division G-14 __ Ensign Anderson, a former junior .

here in Jacksonville. He becamethe high school teacher,in Connecticut .

first man to join this newly Religious Services 1 Day Off 1)()( 24; I prior to joining the
activated unit in August 1948, and Navy, ha* been aboard since May

was recalled to active duty in 31st 1954.

August 1950 and served until Dec. Continue At ) Half-Day DURING Till past year the I

1951 when he returned to his present Chapels The Navy department and & )ti Office at the Training Center -

job at the Naval Hospital. its field service will be closed has processed ,2,300 enlisted
Religious services commemorating the Birth of Christ, for business one whole day personnel for advancement 1 in

Next Air News which are already underway at all chapels at the Naval Air Friday Dec. 24 and one-half rating, 100 for Officer Candidate

Station, will continue through the Christmas season. day Friday Dec. 31. School, and 40 for limited duty

13 Two guest choirs will participate officers, naval reserve officer
Thus all
January Saturday Dec. 25 0800.0900 military and civilian
in the observances. Tonightthe training and naval aviation cadet
personnel at NAS Jax, except
1000 Low Masses offered by
After today's issue, the Jax St. John's Lutheran Church Father McNally and Father Bar- those required for maintenance training. .
Air News will enjoy a two- Choir; under the direction of lick. security or other essential In addition approximately 300

week respite. The next issueof Paul Hope, Director of the Lutheran duty, will enjoy a day's USAFI courses have been prof.
the Jax Air News will be Service Center, will presenta St. Luke's Chapel vacation Dec. 24 and a half. ferec three extension courses

published January 13.Officers Cantata, "Rose of Christmas." (Naval Hospital) day respite Dec. 31. with the University of Florida are

The Cantata will begin at 2000 Friday, Dec. 24, 1900- Childrenof underway, and another is being
in All Saints' Chapel, and an
Protestant Sunday School will processed.
Religion NcnlccM!' In France on
Open House will follow] in the THE: I & E OFFICE also ser-
ClubCalendar present a special Christmas pro. (ChrUtmu E\o are follow by gay
Small Chapel. vices personnel in insurance and
gram in the hospital wards. midnight suppers. Itestait rants
THE BISHOP Kenny High hate special menu for the! orcnslon voting, civil readjustment, general -
School Choir will render selection Saturday, Dec. 25, 0630- Catholic classification tests
a which In the busiest time of dischargo
Dec 23 VC-62 Christmas of Christmas Carols, preced Low Mass, Christmas Day. the ;year for them. information and reenlistment pro..

Cocktail Party; VP-18 Christmas ing the Solemn High Mass at St. spects.
Cocktail Party. Edward's Chapel at 2400 0 n .nn r r-- I With Harry Flakes, PNC, a?

Dec. 24 Christmas Turkeys Christmas Eve, Dec. 24. Father I petty officer in charge, the staff
baked at the O'Club $1.50 each, Herbert P. McNally, Senior NAS {': consists of Don Schlict, PN1; Tom

plenty of stuffing and gravy prb- Chaplain, will be the celebrant, Scars, YN3; Joe Buchanan, YN3;

vided. Bring your own turkeyor assisted by Father Robert Barlick, I Anthony Palumbo, PN3; Robert

buy one from the club at the NATTCenter Chaplain. The Bishop Gresham, SN; and Delores Fletcher '

current market price. Kenny Choir will also sing the SN.
,TARt .
Mass. I.
Dec. 25 Closed for Christmas. I I
Dec 27 Closed every Mon. LISTED BELOW: are the other CincPac Takes Over .

day. holiday religious services scheduled -I SeVcnth FleetThe

Dec. 28 Game night, jackpot, for personnel here. y .4 gs ct' operational control of the

hundreds of prizes. Special game I All Saints' Chapel entire U. S. Seventh Fleet, which
night menus now offered. carried on the Korean War naval
'Jhursday, Dec. 23, 1900All
action and now guards the Na.
Saints' Choir rehearsal; Carolingat
One-Man Helicopter Naval Hospital. tionalist Chinese stronghold of
'" Formosa, has been returned to
Ordered Hy NavyThe Friday, Dec. 24, 2300Candle..
the Commander-in-Chlef Pacific
I light Service, conducted by Chap. 1L- -
Navy has awarded research! Fleet. AFPS)
lain Marion O. Stephenson and
and development contracts for a .
rotorcycle] one-man portable Malcolm A. Carpenter Josef Molir, the }oiin priest
helicopter, to two helicopter man Saturday, Dec. 25, 1100-Christ. who In 1818 wrote "Silent Night,

ufacturers.-AFPS( ). mas Communion Service, conducted Holy Night did HO after lie land

by Chaplain P. F. W. Piepcr. gone through a blizzard to attend
I} The old fashioned woman who Sunday, Dec. 26, 0900Worship ""- '-M<<< the birth of a baby, and to glue It

waved her\ wedding dress for her Service, Chaplain Pieper. CAPTURE CHRISTMAS SPIRIT-There Is no lack of holiday his blessing on Christina Dvt' On
spirit at the Naval
daughter, now has who Dec. 26, 1100- Worship Hospital this yuletide season. Enthusiasm
a daughter Sunday, mounted last Thursday when the Special Services departmentand his way home from Ids mission,
saves her wedding- dress'for her Service, Chaplain Carpenter the Red Cross delivered Christmas trees and decorations to the wind had died down and the
next wedding. St Edward's Chapel various wards. Scenes like the
i above were common, with all storm stopped. The moon carne
(Catholic) wards vying for tree-decoraling honors. Left to right, John Sapp, out and star twinkled In the sky,
Give some people on Inch end 1 Friday, Dec 24-Midnight Mass! Err, of NAS Operations; Polly' Hager, Red Cross recreation worker inspiring him to write the Immor..
and Rod Kauhaus
UN, of the Naval Hospital, trim a tree in
they think they Are A ruler. 2400. .
Ward A-6. tal rhrMmnn *on{.

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Fliers Citadel r- -- :


SkeinBob With Gordon Robbio

Snap Losing Of all the things to write

+ E gk la about at this joyous season,

Grabaz, a name synonymous with Jax Navy basketball we regret to find it necessary

J l, gave his swan song in a Flier uniform, putting on a to offer the following unpleasant

grand offensive show with 35 points, to lead his mates to a r. discourse on human be

91-90 victory over The Citadel at Mainside gym Friday havior.

nifrht. The rotten exhibition of sports. .

Grabaz, who made the word'swish" manding 21 points per--game-av- manship put on by a few self

a standby with Malnsldc erage for his over three years of chosen fans at the Jax Navy-Elon
court followers, received his diploma ,
work. Hw received a Christmas % College game was an ideal ex.
after three-and-a-thlrd sea- .551w ample of animal-like conduct.There' .
present' in the form of a discharge
eons as a Flier regular The Shot
written law that
after four years of Naval service
gun got a good hand aftet leavingthe \ 110m.Jaln Jan. 10 sacs a fan can't cheer for the

floor late in the game with The victory over The Citadel other team. But.it's nothing but
five personals.
debauchery when a person actually -
snapped a thiee-game Jax Navy
with him
Grabaz a com-
boos and hisses at the
Bk ln. .
losing After piling up an
early 3.1 record the Filers had home club.

Rods endNimrods dropped five of the last six tilts. And you'll have to go a long

: Only win in that stretch was by : ways to find the fans yelling and

one point. I jeering when a home player is al
: the foul line.Impudence.
Jax Navy hopes to keep on the
There is still an open season never made men!
for taking game birds and ani I win path when basketball resumes *
after the holidays with a Jan. 8
mals until Feb. 1 1955.
On with more pleasant things
Open season for migratory tilt against Stetson University at .:. 'Y J- J A couple of oddities popped

birds, such as dove, until Dec. 30; .Deland. PSY.DAISYifk Tate ((13), lax Navy lon'ari, registers up at the Fliers-Elon game. The
waterfowl and coot, Jan. 10, 1955; Next home stand for the Fliers two quick points with his specialty, the.one-hand jump shot, during I I top two scorers on each team tallied

woodcock, Dec. 29, and snipe, Jan.T will be Jan. 10 with Camp Stew- first-half action In the recent Fliers-Pinecastle AFR basket a total of 59 points.
1955. Hunting is permitted ev- art's Rockets furnishing opposi- ball tilt at Mainside gym Trying to block the shot Is Pinecastle'sFred
ion. Fox ((10)). Jax Navy pulled out a '''.63 win in the final seconds A glance at past records show
eryday of the spirited battle. Next home appearance for the localsis that the 41-points meshed by
So come on, nimrods, and Half-Time: 51-43, Jax 10 Stewart.
you Jan. against Camp captain Dick Tate in that game in
let us know about your hunting The locals hit a new high for a new individual scoring record

trips floor goals in'Friday's encounter, for Jax Navy.
e pumping home 37 from the floor Iron Mun Trophy Leg Apologies to NATTCenter First-

W. L. Purcell and party were Dick Tate, with 22, and Johnny Lieutenant's division. We erroneously
deer hunting in Georgia last Wagoner' 17 points trailed Grab
left out their name in re-
weekend. Mr. Purcell shot at, but az' 35- point output. i Snared By Fusron SixFasron port on the All-Station touch

missed, a buck deer. 25 of the Shotgun' points came football game. Once and for all,
Moral to this story: :Don't wear in a first half that saw the Fliers Station champion is NATTCenter
Six brought things back to normal gaining
two shirts while hunting, unlessyou're have things much to their liking. ,
Services-First Lieutenant.
win in touch football and making good showings in other Special
excellent shot.
an They held a 51.43 lead at the buzzer it
On the fishing front: Grady fall sports, to grab a leg on the Iron Man Trophy, semiannual
A beat U
private a general
award for supremacy in Mainside intramural athletics.This .
Nobles and Toby Cooper enjoy.
Jim Browning's Citadel crew is Iron Man roll, that is.
the second
ed some fishing the other day. shifted' defenses in the final stanza ner-up CVG-17 by 310 points, Dan Sikes, the private, of
Caught a batch of red bass in the and slowed down Jax Navy scoring Trophy put into play, a predecessor Fasron- smallest margin for a winner Jacksonville, recently won the r
having been retired by
Waukasassee River, near the The lead changed hand half Six. Permanent possession of the I since inception of IMT competition. Ft. Meade (Md.) golf title by

Gulf. a-dozen times in this period .
defeating Lt. Gen. Floyd L.
IMT be had with combination -
can any
Best time for fishing this week. In all 19 teams received points
Slgnalarr TriumphAn of four victories in biannual Parks, the general. .
end are as follows: Saturday- outside set and free throw toward the coveted hardware in All is not peaches and creamin

0030 to 0830 and 1240 to 1530. by Grabaz and lay-ups by Tate competition. three sports, touch football, bowl- a photographer's life. Especial.
0900 and 1330 When the silverware was introduced
Sunday-0700 to and Bill Cds put the Fliers in ing and volleyball. ly on fight night, as Dave Brun-
in the spring of 52, Fasron
to 1800. front for good with 5:10: showingon Personnel from VF-171, VF-172, strom, PH3, of the NATTCenterPhotoLab
-Bob Brown. Six raced to consecutive wins
the clock. VF-173 and VA-175 joined forcesto can testify.On .
for this column and not until VP-18 turned the
represent CVG-17 in competition the the final
Bud Sparling came alive in the job early on
can be submitted through Bob last half for the visitors, pump trick last summer were the Fas- The Staffers won the volley- night of the AAU Tourney, Brun-

Brown, ext. 525, Accessories ing home 32 points to pace the ronites derailed. ball crown and scored heavily on strom was unable to find an outlet

Division, 0 & R.) Bulldogs in the scoring column. Three Sports Involved participation points in the other for his strobe-light cord.
Fasron Six out-distanced run- sports to take second place.
Thursday night, Camp Gordon's Collaborating with a wpman

Nine Navy Clubs Signal ares, with Bob Smith finding Marine Bowlers Hold Units Collaborate popcorn vendor in the arena, he

the range for 26 points, downedthe Points are awarded only ,to rigged up a double socket from

In Fliers, 96-85. Second Place :Margin teams finishing a schedule. Each the popcorn machine, ran a wire

Compete City individual playing at least half along the floor, past ringside and
Grabaz:, with 26, and Wagoner, Action in city bowling leagues
with 22 points, led Jax Navy scoring slowed to a snail's pace this week the scheduled games, gets 10 lashed it around a ring-post.
Basketball LoopsS points for his outfit.It .
with a majority of keglers remaining Brunstrom was on "top of the

surprising strength IIRI"'TMAS GIFT! inactive for the holiday was on this feature that fighters" throughout. Matter of

through the middle, VC-62 defeated Me The Donald CUadf'1 (91U 6) J' "n 2'J: Naty ((91)Tate! ) season. CVG-17 did well, with two teamsin fact, during one bout, lie had his

McDuff Hardware, 75-53, In a I Sparlin 32 F 2 Criss The Veteran's League held spirited bowling play. Supply (Commissary graflex sat upon during a tusslein
Spivey 2 F 10 CRIll-II
:Men's City Basketball League en- Rubin 7 C 5 Wotford activity, however. In a bat ), CommunicationsTransmitters the corner from which he wa

counter last week at Jackson gym. Sander Hancock 10 7 n C 17:2 nJong'w'Wagoner tle for second place, the NATT- ( ) and Operations shooting.
Whitey Beasley and Don Bloe- Driver 0 G t Kldd Center Marines kept a slim half- (Photo Lab) were also aided in *
White 2 G 35 Crllbn
brun led the winners With 18 points Hanna 24 U 0 Dalyso : game margin by defeating the this way. I In the final stab at grid guest

apiece, while Frank Starr checkedin 94 Jacksonville Terminal, 21. IMT STANDINGS ingwe see the following bowl
Fasron Six .. .-. .,.-.,_. ... ,..,,. 1 8HO
? ? ? -
with 17 markers. CVG-17 .._.____._... .._ is7o!: I game winners: Rose-Ohio State;
and Sons defeated a y' MqM : N 0 : VIV3 .._.____..._ 1,400
Hardage -f Hospital .. ., ......... ._..?..._ 1.43) Sugar-Navy; CottonGeorgia
??? ? ? ??
pair of Navy fives in City loop VK.44 _..__.._.-.....-......?_ I.'XnKasron Tech; Orange Duke; Gator -
109 ,... ... 1.050
play last week. The Funeralmen Supply ........?.?.??,?,.........?-.._...... ..? 1.WO Baylor; Shrine East, and Sue
Fasron Six, 63-58, before >' Special &rv. ... ....._ K3I -Florida State.
tipped Personnel _...............,........-...,..,?..,... 780
toppling VF-173, 59-54. Operations __...-_....,_ "lau It'll be Christmas
? a Merry for
NARTU _... ............. ... TM:!
VC-C3 Eked Out lo'A\V.l1 rZ".", ..._".._.....U...Z, 6GOVC Gene Clifford, Jax Navy baseballand
Downing AC knocked off VF-31, 2 __ ,...... .., ? ,,..... ._ ;WOCommunication
___.__,_ 510 Fasron 109 Softball and bowling
'0-61 and VF-13 dropped VF173In OAR ..___.._.__ fj(1O stalwart and Flier basketball
('omFalr Jax ..... .. _. 160
a pair of well-played gamesat ___..IJTT-.. I1:** wizard, Bob Grabaz, both on the
the Lee High gym.; VF.22u........ .. ... __-_. IOU
VP-16 _.....??"_____. ._ 0 discharge trail.
In another City League game, *
Fasron Six, ua free throw byJohnny. t
Joining forces has
y kr Military Lagers To proved suc- .
Wagoner In overtime, eked ,.. cessful for the Jax Navy Crackerjax. I

cut a 70-C9( victory. over VC-62 at L; .' ). Vie In Pan-Am MeetA Coaches Matt Knrllich .
Jackson gym.Wagoner
star-studded service basket- of NATTCenter and Jack Lu-
I paced the Banshees corsky, who tutored the NAS
;it gr r. ball team will soon be organizedto
with 23 points. Bloebrun was high : ; pick America's top military Wares last year, hare brought t

for the losers with 16 counters. ,f. < ::: \:.... ...(."... : ',1p '1 cagers for play in the Pan-Ameri the gals undefeated threugk t
\1i'-nl.lmpre i veIn {.: : I tfi.? ": eight .'1
; in March 1955. games
Cecil ; can games
the Commercial League, .
.: 9f$:#" :+ '!l.f About 30 select amateurs will Definition of a man: A creature

Field Seaman Supply, 55-40,lost after to George defeating L. f;. ;.;;:0 ??:tit1k': ; : ':t; arrive at Wright-Patterson AFB who buys a football ticket three ti

John Hancock, 4132. ft i ..< it ., ;... .; :::; ': ;:t i it. in Dayton, Ohio, around Dec. 27, months in advance and waits un- "
VF-171 won a pair of tilts, taking : *=::*. .$;""/';>"" """N'<".'.''' _"k..xw.w K ._ {.p _.......v .....',..-..'+."":.:.......,.*'.. m.. All services will be represented.Froiu til Christmas Eve to do his gift

Hospital, 81-50, and George L. HOLDS RECORD-With his one-hand jump shot hitting on this squad, the top five j shopping. r

Seaman, 7342. all fours, Dick Tate, Flier captain,' set a new lax: Navy scoring men will be picked to form the With this thought, we leave you t
In other tilts, the Seaman five I record when he hit for 41 points against Elon College, Dec 13 at United States team, along with wishes for a Merry Christmas and
Tate added nine free throws te 16 floor goals for ,
downed Hospital, 57-52, and Hospital his record-breaking gym. total. The Richmond, Ky, native broke a, five from AAU ranks and four Happy New Year from the Jax t

topped Naval Reserve, 66-54, mark of 39 set last year by Bob Grabai and Vince Zoda. collegiate hoopmen. Air News sports staff.III .





12 December 1954 JAX, AIR NEWS Pale Seren <


[AFPS SPORTS ... 75.6 Average 5 ':,1;

Roundup >, Held By FlierBasketball ;:

fit Arm4 Fees 'r... Swvtc! ) : '.'


X Marciano la now coachingthe :.

Ft. Lee, Va., boxing team. l.>i..:... .. basketball 1 statistics just
t. ::?
)t'. not Rocky, heavyweight champ : :. released show that Jax Navy was

of the world but his younger outscored 905 to 832 point, in .

brother Pfr Lou Marclano the first eleven games of the 't

One of West Polnt'i skilled instructors 1954-55 slate.

M/Sgt. Joe Runner, won V The Fliers hold a 75.6 scoring ,

the individual free pistol cham- z t x average while opponents have

pionship at the 36th world shoot- rung the bell for an 82.3 mark. 1

ing championships at Caracas, Jax Navy's won-lost record standsat ..

Venezuela 5-6. 'j
Germany-Austria individual > ti to x a8s
The 'J
BOB GRABAZ, prolific shot-
ski championships have been
is the individual "
maker atop scoring -i
scheduled for Garmisch Jan. 12- > r
ladder boasting 148 points in
14, 1955 Lt Tom Brook- f
five games for a spectacular 29.6
fchler former Colorado U. and professional : a j

football halfback, has I' "s'p' etla.l" lc'lc'n' "t to- mark. 1

been added to the athletic staffat STATION GRIDIRON CiIAMPIONS-The NATTCenter S' erv Lieutenant t'h Grabaz closed out his Jax Navy
football combine captured the All-Statlon gridiron championship this year, bringing the Center It'. career with a 35-point effort a. ,;
the new Air Force Academy, I first station pigskin crown since Inception of All-Station competition. The titleholders downed Fas-

Hard-driving fullback Kick Ca- ron Six, NAS champs, 26-19 for the crown. Front row ,left to right), Bob Shelton, John Tann Don gainst The Citadel Friday night.

*arr of Ft. Jackson S. C., is a Hampton Bill Richards, Donald Lewis Art Gercken and Morris Hallowell. Center, Wally Rivers, His life-time Jax Navy average
John Culbreth Bob Radloff Denny Michener and Lowell Reightly. Rear, manager Gene Gardner, is 21 points per game.
handy man to have around. Averaging ...Ray Wasson Bill Gentry, Chuck McCommas, Andy Ashton and Doc Busch, trailer.Not i .
six yards per carry Casar- SECOND PLACE, scoring-wise\

Nt also punted kicked field goals goes to team captain Dick Tate,

and extra points, and was some I Too Late I sporting a 21.9 average. The Ken-

times called on to pass for the tucky Kid set a new Jax Navy

Golden Arrows Fportswrlt- For GIl DucatsTickets scoring mark with 41 points a-

ers and coaches in Japan claim gainst J< lon College, Dec. 13. .
are still available! for I
Hob Gain a 250-pound tackle for I the Gator Bowl football game, The individual totals:

the Nagoya AB Comets, is the top l1 b r F 5'M
Dec. 31. Station
personnel can lrabaz. 7; l)4Ir i
( g 5 54
grid player 1 in the AF
JapanLeague. I obtain ducats at NAS or NAT s c e s4y 'att'. C 21 t9 6.1-40 :m 241 21.9
Gain, a former Kentucky Wagoner r 11 44 tl 27 li INWofford
TCenter Services.
Special t'.asst ll. f as 22
All-American, played pro ball C 9 18 66 22 4:1: 4.4
with the Cleveland Biowns. Seat locations are the west 7'.lIIla, c' 1 2 0.:1: :2 4 4.0
stands, sections one and two. UlonK'w'zC 11 n 10- 3 ::11 40 t.7
Notre Dame's onetime grid ace ('olllns. r. 10 9 13.9 16 rr 3.7
Price of tickets is $5.50 each. l>lUih r, t : 30Kldd
S 8 34 4 5 15
Johnny Lattner, now with the professional g : 2.11
Pittsburgh Steelers The New Yeai's have gridiron Crackerjax Boast High, f 9' 5-10 13 19 2.2 .
may menu is the focal point of Gator Daly, It S 3 4- 6 1' 10 1.8
loon enter the service The Haul'h) t 4 1 20 4 4 1.0
Bowl week festivities lo- Pr\1ptt, g 3 1 12 4 3 1.0
Engineers from Ft. Belvoir, Va., Iilldreth. g' 4 1 11 4 3 OS "
finished the '54 cally.A Criss K' 3 1 0. 1 1 2 0 toTot.l.
season with
a dance, parade, selection of One-Two Punch II 2111 U6.US foe 591 7O..lu $.'
highly succesful 7.1.1 record (.- .. longer watt, varsity.)
Gator Bowl gueen and basketball : .
Henry Nance, now serving with
the Army In Japan, ha won 24 and golf tournaments will I Scoring 236 points between them, Pat and Gerri Gorsky, LinksmenSet

out of 27 service bouts the hard precede the football slash I twin sisters of the Jax Navy Crackerjax, are two reasons Jax

way 21 knockouts and! three -.- -- why the \Vaves' sextet is undefeated in southeastern United

TKOs .j States seivice competition.The DefenseOf
Ronnie MacGih ray, a leading two gals are about as even ---

basketball scorer with Ft. Monmouth Hcoring-wlse! as it la possible to barrack player a crack at the GB CrownIt'll
N. J., last year recently AK Quintet be. Any edge at all goes to Pat, Crackerjax lineup.

inked a pact with the Milwaukee who has netted 136 point to her Pat Corsky Iidhldval. Srorlon 136Jerri be practically a repeat'per

Hawks in the National Basketball After lolling up a 15-1......lead, Ma- sister's; 130.During (: Gorkky. :::":::::::::::::::::::130 formance when Jax Navy tees
Jean BottwrlsM ''''00'''''''''' 27 off in the Gator Bowl golf tourney
A sen. tine Aviation Detachment w a shard I the holiday period the Mary Anderson .,.,,,.,,......"... 26 *
(tinny Brown ;.. .. 16 Dec. 28-30, at Brentwood.
II '00'00"'"
Armando Bailio, younger brother pressed by Aviation Store. frackerjax are practicing with Norma Fleming ...... .. .00...... 16
o( top-ranking those players) not on If"I\\.... They Martha Dutcher ................ 12 Two-thirds of last year's cham-
welterweight, keepers School, squeezing out a Shirley DeLaverfine ........... 8
Carmen Basilic, is assisting 2nd the NATTCenter hope to resume active campaigning NRnl'YVal'd .. II ....00......II....... 5 pionship club are back in the
Lt 52-48 victory after New Year's.Arrangements "'111/\ Edwards ............... ..... 4Shll'lf'Y line-up. Comdr. Frank Heyer and _
Edward Sarna In training the soon .. ...
basketball last week MorrU .... ..... 1
'54 Quantico Va. league are being undertaken Lew Chaff are the returning vet-
marine boxing Total ."..................to to.3Rt with
pquad. A top-notch pugilist returning Ned Armentor's 17 points and for games with the NAS .. erans who along newcomec.
Waves, Jan. 8-9. Alsoin --Transfetred. Joe McDonald will attempt to
from last year's team Is a 15-point contribution by Sherwood .
: the planning stage is a home defend the title silverware
free-swinging Ivn Kanthal, 1953 : Van Campen kept the Marines )
International Golden Gloves heavyweight and l home series with the Wafsof Marine .
in front. Bill Burch led the Quintet
champ. Donaldson AFB, Greenville, S.C. A third member of the 1953

Storekeepers) with 14 points.No In addition! two games are triumvirate, Bill Scarbrough, has
Coaching the Gator basketball
are scheduled for this Posts
games SqueakerOver
scheduled with the West Palm
team at the Navy base in Little been detached from the local
week or next due to the holidayseason. Beach AFB Wafs, Jan. 1415.
Creek, Va., this season Is Lt. (JO) I
The Crackerjax have claimed FSU FiveWhen area.McDonald
Jack lU-Uly, USN who played' basketball I led qualifiers with
Other results last week: way o\r the PenHaroU! flouettM -
at Seton Hall College 76.76-152. Comdr. Ii eye rand
NAWS School 38, TraFac 37; Keesler AFB Wafs, Fort basketball activities re-
I Chaff finished next with 150.
Jimmy Beau a Connecticut AE-A School 55, ANP( ) School JacksonVacn, Kglln AFH Wafs sume Jan. 8. the Jax Marines
middleweight, has enlisted in the 51; AO-A School 67, Spec.-Serv. II I'arria. Island Women Marine! The former's card read 75-81
Air Force will have a chance to reach above while Chaff turned the trick in
I 1st Lt. 61; AO-A School 77 ANP and Wet Palm Boiirh AFBWaff.

Merry Christmas and a Happy ( ) School 54, and AE-A School I the .500 mark for the first timein 77-79. .

New (sports) Year! I 39, NAWS School 38. !1 The Blue and Gold) cagers, tinder the current campaign when

II> ----- ---- .. the tutelage of coaches' :Matt they tackle Sanford Navy

'Kurlich and Jack Lucovsky, have Awards; Given

1954 Football Bowl LineupDECEMBER totaled 381 points in the eight contests The Leathernecks scored the

I with service teams. They I'third win of the year, againsta j IM Champions

25 average 46 points per game, high like number of defeats, in a All-Station and NAS fall In-
North-South game Miami: Seniors from north and south for women's basketball. startling 76-75 victory over the
tramural winners
or Mason-Dixon line. sports and
With the student turnover at Florida State University "B" team
Blue-Gray game, Montgomery, Ala.: Seniors from north fieldingoi team runners-up were presented tro-
NATTCenter, a last
and south of Mason-Dixon line.DECEJIBER. I Thursday King Hall. phies at the annual pre-Christ-

31 all season presents problems for One of the hardest fought and mas awards ceremony during

Gator Bowl, Jacksonville: Auburn. Baylor. I coaches but with the merger of moat: exciting games played by halftime of the Jax Navy-Camp
Center and NAS outfits taken
JANUARY 1 I the Red and Gold cagers this Gordon SCTC basketball game

East-West game, San Francisco: Seniors from east and I place this year, capable reservesare year, it was the first win postedby last Thursday at Malnslde gym.
west of around to plug up gaps.
Mississippi River. the Marines non-service
over a
I Because of playing under National Capt. John S. Thach, NAS
Rose Bowl Pasadena CaL: Southern Cal. vs. Ohio State. aggregation.
Women's Association rules, commanding officer, made the
Sugar'Bowl New Orleans: Mississippi vs. Navy. I '
A of
whereby guards do not cross the pair charity throws by presentations to captains of the
Cotton Tech.
Bowl, Dallas: Arkansas vs. Georgia I
Allison with less than a respective units.
center line, scoring is confined to
Orange Bowl Miami: Duke vs. Nebraska. 'the forward positions.In minute left tied It up for the Also present was Capt.
Eastern Kentucky. I I
Tangerine Bowl Orlando: Omaha vs.
an effort to stimulate bas Marines. With 20 seconds showing Henry C. DeLong, NATTCenter
Sun Bowl, El Paso Tex.: Texas Western vs.
State. ketball among the Wate; the Mel Williams stole the ball commanding officer

!Salad Bowl Phoenix Ariz.: Border Conference Seniorsvs. Crackerjax coaches are Instituting and sank a one-hander to send

Skyline Conference Seniors. plans for Inter barrack everyone home happy oaChrist- Many of the current Christmas

JANUARY 2 competition."It's mas leave. Day customs began In Germany,

Shrimp Bowl, Galveston Tex.: Fort Ord,Calif vs. Fort more or lees of a 'Branch Big Jon Hockenbclry continued where the holiday brings joy not

Hood Texas. Rickey' farm system" Coach Ku- on his merry scoring way, pour-I only to children but also to the

JANUARY 8 rilich claims. "This way, we hopeto ing 21 markers into the hoop for toymaker. Each year woodcarvers

Senior Bowl, Mobile Ala.: All-Star teams' from Northand boost women's basketball interest the winners. Williams followed I! vie for top honors in the making
and giye outstanding inter- with 20 points. ef dolls and toy anlmalt.r .



Page Eight JAX AIR NEW: 22 December 1954



ij ba i 1 n' s' I i,
Since June 21, 1954 when the
first sale of chinchilla furs was

held in New York City, there has
been a series of advertisementsabout 4 YP
the great possibilities in

the raising of this valuable ,animal !-
and of the tremendous return r

i that can be realized from the 1rt! t
sale of the pelts.

Many of these advertisements

arc making fantastic claims and

giving out a great deal of mis-
information. In many cases this
is used to sell inferior animals.

Before you fall for ,some of

these advertisements, it pays to
investigate and learn a little about -
chinchillas. f Tots Frolic At Parties

Everyone must realize that thisis
The real Christmas spirit prevailed throughout the station
a living creature, subject to last Friday as some 5,000 youngsters, all of them children of Navy
the wills of nature and therefore i and Marine Corps personnel under 11 years of ace, gathered at
not perfect. A pair of grade A 13 separate parties. Santa was kept busy hopping from one party
-4 to the other, but he made it In each Instance, and the tots went
,animals that have not produced home satisfied that he's a real nice gent. The three photos above
young are worth at an averageof present a cross-section of just what went on at these gatheringsfor
$1000. A proven pair, that is, tots. Top left kiddies line up to get their gifts at the ComFalrJaxFleet -
a pair that have produced healthy z Air Wing Eleven party. Top right photo, Santa hears
':" the pleas and thanks of youngsters attending the NAS Jax partyat
young animals, will) run approxi IJ\ .' Mainslde. Bottom left photo shows the crowd at the AO School
mately $200 to'$250 more and this ',.. ,;r'" .,. v;........ affair, One of several held at NATTCenter.
generally includes the but '.
----- -
young --- -
not in all cases. A price of $1,600for

a proven pair with young-at Phone Center II Christmas MenuFood I II ..ammzm
their side is not uncommon.All '
Open Christmas fit for a king. That best explains the big annual Christmas
animals will not grade the I I FOR RENT

game. Some animals have tainted The Telephone Exchange in I I Day dinner to be served to personnel who remain aboard for the 5 rm. unfurn. apt., 234 W. Fourth,

pelts that are practically worthless Building 517 will be open on day. Below is the full course. 112-8-5601 or NAB ext. 8151,
and herd with this ...
any type Christmas Day from 0800 to Shrimp,Cocktail Cream of Turkey Soup Saltines Page.
.. animal will not produce top grade 1 bdrm. furn apts., 2660 Forbes,
2230. Extra
personnel will be
Roast Tom Turkey Baked Ham Virginia
'pelts and in most cases"it cannotbe on hand to handle those holi- Style EV 7-3697, Snow.
bred out, unless the rancheris day calls home. Giblet Gravy Old Fashioned Dressing 2 furn. apt ., 3 rm 957, 4 rm. $60,

willing to take a tremendousloss The center will follow its Snowflake Potatoes' Candied Yams 4502 Irvington, EV' 8-6788, Cai-

and can afford to do so. regular schedule on New Year's Asparagus Tips Corn Cranberry Sauce ney.
These animals are worthless be- 3 rm. turn. apt., 2037 Ernest, EX
Day. Holiday rates will be in Assorted Salad Bar of Lettuce, Sliced Tomatoes,
cause the pelts have a yellow tint effect both 5-5379:: Joyner.
that shows up under certain type Olives, Pickles, Stuffed Celery :3 bdrm. house, $95, EV 80437.

lights. Many of these animals are Choice of Dressing French or Thousand Island 2 bdrm. turn house, 2 on -bdrni.

being sold to people as good Cloverleaf) Rolls Mince Meat Pie ,.' furn. apts., Rt. 4, Box 418 E.ll288244 .

breeding stock, and someone Butter Sliced' Cheese Sadler.

whg does not know what to look Fruit Cake Ice Cream Milk Coffee FOR SALE
for can lose his whole investment. 3 bdrm. house, $1,075 down, 4623
Nuts Oranges Apples Candy Ulmer, EV 8-0437, Bell
Raising chinchillas is not a "get
3 b<1rm. house, 6222 Ortega Farms
rich quick" deal as it has been
Conduct Awards Blvd, EV 8-5984, Byrd.MISCELLANEOUS.
advertised by some dealers Many Early Rates
advertisements state that these
(Personnel are invited to visit Presented To 3 For Some Want ride between Murray Hill
animals can live and thrive
any- the USO SenJccmen'a Club at and NAS, 0730 1600, 4731 Cres-
where, but this is not true. They Three Good Conduct Medals
37 West Monroe Street The Personnel who were scheduled cent, NAS ext. 669 or 8216, Eck
have been successfully raised in were awarded to Naval Air Wea- '.
to be rated January 16 els.
Club is open from. 0930 to 1300
basements! barns, garages, and .
: daily.) pons System School personnelat and March 16 will receivetheir
: rooms, but in each
spare case
Thursday, December 23-Christ- Meritorious Mast last week by advancement in rate effective WEATHER OUTLOOK
they were protected from the two
things most harmful to them- mas carol party from USO to vis- Capt. Henry C. DeLong, com January 1,' according to Thursday-Partly cloudy, somewhat -

heal and dampness.A it some of the! hospitals. manding officer of the Naval Air AINav 60. warmer.
The instruction affects thosein Friday-Clear and cooler.
Friday, December 24 Special
grade A pelt has color denpity Technical Training Center,
: 25
Christmas Eve program; then off Code Groups 21 and and Saturday-Continued fair and
and size. The color is clear
to church at 11:30: P.M. Cited were Ray King, ATI, Code Groups 31 and 35.. cool.'Blackbirds',.
without tint or blemishes; the .
density is thick, long and even; Saturday! December 25-"Merry fourth award; Robert Bohnstengel I Carol lingers In England usual .

the size is approximately 6x8{, Christmas". Club open at noon. GPl, third award; and Maui ly J't'I't'ln'guti of fruit and candyor

inches of usable fur. ., 6:00: P.M., tremendous turkey buffet rice Pace, AT2, second award. small bums of. money

When buying animals there aren courtesy of the Salvation Army .. .
8:00 P.M. tal- S.'fTay'1 Donate Food
I : Super-duper
lot of things to check for Make
pure you know enough about ent show. .
chinchillas. It costs about $5.00 Sunday, December 26-10:00: For 'Baskets

n year to feed each animal, and A.M., Dunking Round Table, free
takes from! four to five :years to coffee and donuts, then off to Attack Squadron 45's "Black
b build up a herd and business toa church with Junior hostesses; 5:00: birds" gave Santa Claus a help-

point where a person can beginto P.M., Christmas candlelight serve ing hand this week.
realize any return on his in- ice, refreshments served by the Four bushel baskets overflowing .
vestment. ladies of the Jacksonville Cooti- with food were presented to

Investigate before you go into ette Club; 8:00: P.M., Movie, "Pin ;4rkSy the Navy Relief Society by the
the chinchilla business. ky". squadron, for distribution to

A Chinchilla Raiser, Monday, December 27 Club needy families in this area.
I closed all day; opens at 7:00: P.M i f w J The food was collected at a'
Comdr: Rcplogle New for Ping Pong instructions with party for the VA-45 pilots and
Frank Puskas. their wives held last week in the

Fasron Six Skipper Tuesday, December 28-Game Party Room of the Junior Bachelor
Comdr. Max Reploglc became Night. Officers' Quarters on board

commanding officer of Fleet Air- Thursday, December 30 -Last the Jacksonville Naval Air Sta-
craft Service Squadron Six this tion. Each
person attending the
dance of 1954, with NATTC Sere-
week when he relieved Comdr. naders.' party was charged one-dollar's
Harold Weiler Jr. worth of groceries for admission.

Comdr. Replogle comes to Fas I Cathedral Parish in St. Augus- This novel method of collectingfood

ron 6 from NAAS, Kingsville tine invites all servicemen and for needy families at Christ-

Texas where he was officer-in-I I their .families to visit its Service mas time originated with Lt.jg'( )
charge of Advanced I men's Club. The club is located at Y Richard F. Davis. When he suggested

100. i the Lyceum, two and onehalf _.". .w," Y.. N. it to his fellow-"Black-
Comdr. Weiler will report"to 'blocks south of the Post Office on VA-45 HELPS NEEDY Three of Attack Squadron 45's birds", it met with instant ap
Tactical Air Control Group Two St. George Street. "Blackbird Santas" load four bushel baskets of groceries for delivery proval.
for his next assignment. He has I'. Each Saturday the club 1a open to the Navy Relief Society, VA-45 presented the food* to The four bushel baskets overflowing -
Navy Relief, for distribution to needy families In this area. Left '
been commanding officer of Fas- at 1930. There IB a free snack to right are: Lt. (jg) Richard Davis; Ray Fitzgerald! A03, and with food were proof of
ron Six since January 1954 I bar and danclngf from 2030. Walter Calda, A03. the party's success.F .