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Title: Jax air news
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Language: English
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: January 13, 1955
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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).
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: Big Day Saturday
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real payoff on arduous weeks of preparation will be

climaxed for more than 800 Naval and Marine Air Reservists

r'w Saturday evening as "'VeekendVarriors" of NARTU

Jax fall in for their annual military inspection and review. -

Hangar 113 will! be the settingfor the country.

the colorful ceremony which IT'S THE: BIG DAY of the year

will see north Florida's Naval and for these reservists: who train
monthly With NARTU Jax. The
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Marine Air Reservists make their
MAP INSPECTION PLANS-The staff of Naval Air Reserve Training Unit Jacksonville makes active complement, stationkecp-
final plans for the biff annual military inspection and review Saturday evening Left to right are: bid for top honors against 27 ers of NARTU, as well as the
I Comdr. Laurence Steffenharen, executive officer; Capt. Wilson R. Bartlett, commanding officer; other Naval Air Reserve Training "Weekend Warriors" of the nine
Comdr. William Fitch, administrative officer; Comdr. James Mahan, training officer and Lrdr. Gar-
land Trussell, maintenance officer. Units scattered throughout organized squadrons line up Saturday -
.- for their annual review
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5 Air WingSquadrons I Air Reserve Training, Rear Adm.

Daniel V. Gallery.At .

\J. the same time active duty

In'Springboard' Jo J&Iw3VOL12 I Marine and Marine Air Reserve
j 1\ training detachment as well) at''I

I Marine Air Reserve Fighter Squadron -

: ... VMF-144, will be inspectedby I
Brig. Gen. F. H. Lhmson

No. 40 U. S. N. A. S. Jacksonville. Ha 13 January 1955 Scrihner, Commander Marine Air .

.. .. ..-_ --. .. ._ ----. ", ... Reserve Training.
Patrol Squai'ron Three heads a -:.:=:- : ; -=-= __' : -:= __
list of five land 1 and seaplane Fleet -.---- --- -. Rear Adm.

Air Wing Eleven squadrons which Sailors From Gallery will in-
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will fly In Navy Operation spect eight V
"Springboard" for two months in p..: squadrons, In.
the Caribbean. Ecuador AI eluding VP-742,

The large-scale Atlantic Fleet VF-741, VS-741
VS-742 FAS 7. ?k
,
AK SchoolUp -
Air Wings exercise began Monday:
I 45, FAS 741,
wff Puerto Rico and will nm until ,
March 11. from South America, here AAU-741, and
the Equator wraps itself around 7: e Air Wing Staff
During the 60 of
days maneuvers the world, are two Sailors from 74. Command
tho FAW-11 units will hunt V V
Ecuador, a nation on the west 4 ing Officer of Capt. Bartlett
26 mock "enemy" submarines. "
coast which straddles the Equatorand ; Y'k oc issi NARTU Jax is NARTU CO
VP-S deployed from NA8 Saturday lies between Columbia on T A Capt. Wilson R. Bartlett

for the first round of the north and Peru on the south. THIS INSPECTION is part ofa (

"Springboard") and will fly dolly The two sailors, both seamen, roeS4 yearly plan in which the Chiefof
sorties out of the.
sprawling naval are :Fausto Maldonado arid Hene Naval Reserve Training amid ,
baso at Roosevelt Road atr..rto
Montoeros, of Guayaquil, who this the Commander Marine Air Re
Rico Comdr. Jack ..
IGrajson
week began a three-month course r serve Training look over the 23
commands the VP-3 in Aviation Storekeeper School at A activities under their command
contingent.
the Naval Air Technical Training throughout the nation. Credits:
i VP-16, led by Comdr. Paul Dl'UneaI Center. attained as a result of these inspections *
FROM ECUADOR Two enlisted from the Ecuador
men Navy
will relieve VP-3 on January Neither of the two South started Aviation Storekeepers School courses this week at the have much to do with
24, and VP-18, whose commanding Americans speaks English so Naval Air Technical Training Center under the Mutual Defense awarding of the Conway Trophy

officer is Comdr. John Lt. William Wright, AK School Assistance Program. Viewing plane engine parts with I.t. William to the most outstanding Naval
Wright, AK School training officer, are Seaman Fausto Maldonadoleft
Straker, will take the third shift
Air Reserve Training Unit in the
training officer, assigned Jane ( ) and Seaman Rene Montoeros.
beginningFebruary 28. Huerta, seaman Wave, from command. The squadron adjudged
VP-34:: from Trinidad, B. W. I., Naval Air Weapons System the most proficient of its typeis
and VP-45 from Coco Solo, Canal VA Clarifies awarded the Noel Davis Tro-
School, as an interpreter for the EligibilityOf (
Zone, both seaplane squadrons, are
pair. Seaman Huerta, of Phoenix phy.
the two other FAW-11
patrol units -
:, Arizona, speaks fluent l ONE OF TilE LARGEST and
which will take a part in"Springboard" Spanish and will attend classes Korean GI BillVeterans most distinguished list of military .
.
They will operate with the pair and assist them and civilian dignitaries in
from San Juan and the USS
la translating training. the history of NARTU Jax will
Currituck, a seaplane tender whichis Administration has the effect thata
"The first words they learned," explained be on hand for the event Satur-
furnishing logistical support to Presidential Proclamation ending eligibility for certain
Huerta explained:: "were 'chow-, day. Formal inspection will com-
(Pleas Turn to Pare l I, Col. 4)) hall,' 'barracks' and 'school'." Post-Korea veterans benefits will have on the Korean GI Bill mence at 1950.

The Ecuadorians are here un. Education and Training Program.The NARTU Jax wrote history this

der the Mutual Defense Assistance Proclamation sets January summer when Patrol Squadron
Under present law, they will
Later HaircutsAt Program and were selectedby 31, 1955, as the last day of the 741 recorded a two-week annualair

Ma inside the Chief, U. S.Naval :Missionto Korean'emergency for purposes not accumulate training entitlement training cruise to Europe.

Ecuador. of acquiring. eligibility for cer- for service after January This was the first time in the

The Navy Exchange barber I Under the Mutual Defense Assistance tain GI benefits, including Korean 31. Entitlement Is computed on history of the Naval Air Reserveithat

shop in Building 3 at Mainsidehas Program, the Ecuador GI Bill Training. the basis: of one and one-half an organized reserve squad.

extended its closing hoursto I Navy is using planes and equipment THOSE WHO ENTER the arm- times the length of military ser' ron had been permitted to travel

1730. I furnished by the United ed forces after January 31, will vice,up to,and including January outside the continental limits of

Authorized patrons who findit States and to facilitate replace not be entitled to Education or (Please Turn to Pare 8, Col., 5)) (Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 2)))
ments of parts and materials, a Training under the Korean GI
difficult to get away from ___ _.. _. ,_ ,_. ,._.. _
Bill when m m "' ''' '
their desks and shops during standardized method of stock re they are dischargedor .':., .... :;;+.+:TM":
working hours will now find it quisitioning is necessary released. Those who' enter the
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The two enlisted men will as- service before January 31 will } '
convenient to get haircuts late j jJ jv
in the afternoon when the shopis sist in instructing others of their build up entitlement for KoreanGI < 1PAN"That"

not crowded. native land in Navy material pro. Training only up to and including -
curement proceedures. January 31.
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r ,. Navy Combat Art Exhibit Now In Jax I



Naval personnel have a genuine interest in "Operation Palette", the unusual Navy

I combat art exhibit now on display at the American Legion Auditorium, 311 Wet Du-
val St. yin; tf svt r y r+ _

The exhibit, one of the most- all theatres of operations. All of War,' two artists were! commissioned .

famous of its type, opened Tues- the paintings are original and for the job. ..

day and runs through January 18 have been valued at over $250- TIIKSK, : ARTISTS who contributed /
and is free to the public. The
000.The to "Operation Palette" were
exhibit can be seen from 1300 collection of art is an Idea
not restricted to subject matter,
1500:: and 1900 to 2130 daily, to..
conceived by the Navy in 1941.
Sunday when only the and they painted the war just as
cept TIE FIRST WAVE ON J., the title of this
noon showing will be held. During World War II, eight of the they felt it They painted life aa painting, bjr artist Standish Bac:ku", one of some I'll original

MADE FROM FIRST hand experience finest artists in the country were lived by the soldier, sailor, ma- combat paintings Included in "0,teration Palette" now being ex*
hlbited at the American Legion Auditorium, 311 West Duval
combat artist, the commissioned to paint the war as rine and airman, their ordeals and St.
by I All military and naval personae! I art Invited to view the free
drawing; depict naval activities in they lOW it. During the Korean (Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 4)) exhibit. The collection of art Is v slued at over $350,000.7 .




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Score HERE ARE ANSWERS TO THE I IQMust

Through ASKS TMEfi *
II Disabling Injuries FAMILIES VETERANS
Published every Thursday for Navy aid Marine Aclhlllri ut Nasal l Air fi ADMINISTRATION EVERY
twy...
: Ration, Jacksonville, Fla.NAS Tuesday, Jan. 11
JickioniUUCnpt.
John S. TJinoh _, ._,?,-__..__._..._...._..................ComninnrtlnR Officer This Month 0 have servedin
Comdr. John N. Mycti....,......_._..............__._............._._...._...Executive OfficerFlrrt 0 a veteran training. May he enroll under the
Air JirkftOMllleR This Year Korea to be eligible for Korean Korean G. L Bill even
*>ur A<1m. Terry .. .._. .. Commander Days Since Lat ? though hehas
Capt. adhJ. Greene :. ::- : ?:::::: :::::=: :::=:=::::: :::::::::.::Chlct i of MaM Lost-Time Accident 41 G.I. training benefits gone back on active duty and,
Fleet Air Wing l Klere: lie have served in is in uniform?
Capt. Edwin :J. S. young ....... ._....... ........_...... .. ._. ...Commander A-No. may
Coradr.: Frank D. Hejer .._....._......_......_..?...?.... ......?._._.....?.............-..Chief. St alt Ofllcer the Armed Forces any place in A-No. Veterans are not t\n\\ \

henry' C. IVLorw Naval(. _..._Air.....?Technical...._............?Tntinlur.__......-.......CraterCnpt ?.....?......CornmandlnR Officer the 'orld-ln the U. S. or abroad ble for Korean GI Bill training
Comdr JodwardV.. 13 shop__...>...aul........ ..H.cpiUI.................?-.?...?.-..._.....Executive Officer! Magicians\ Coming -and not necessarily in Korea. while on active duty, even though:

Capt Edward S. Lowe .......,..............?......_... ...._M......__....._...... Commanding Officer Q-Are there any kinds of mil they meet all the law's basic
Capt. L. A, Newton ?.,.,?..?.?..tm............. ................................... .Joxe<'\lU\'e OificerCARTU Gene and Jo Magicians, favorites rr.
; I itary service that do not count in qulrements -
rapt. Wilson H. BnrtMt .... .....?...._......?............... .. ..Commanding Officer of the Armed Forces, have veteran has 'a..
ComUr. Laurence I'. SteffenaagenThe .........._?....._?>.._._......__.Kxeuitlve Officer figuring whether a Q-How much training tntitJt
:: returned from a 30-day tour
just
service to qualify
enough
JAX AIR NEWS Is published weekly at the\\ U.: S. Naval Air Station ment does a veteran get?
Jackmmvllle, Florida, and printed commercially with non-nP, props toted fund of overseas bases and will make A-Two types of service do
nt expense to the government and In compliance with NAVKXOR P-H.1.: llev. A-An eligible veteran's mail-
o.o 1945. Copies are. distributed free of charge at the Naval :Air Station t the a two-day stopover here at the not count: time spent in a civilian mum period of entitlement
NavAl Air Technical 1 Training Center Naval Air Ecscne Training Unit, and the offered i'or
U. S. Naval Hospital .station. school studying courses computed on the basis of one anda
.- Editor-Andiew H. rianoy to civilians!, and time spent as a half times his I length of
ser-
Sports F.dltor-.ordon Robbie J03; Staff Rl'pollf'II-T8: Holmes. fill; The magicians will appear at i cadet or midshipman in one of
Charles Earl JO.SN. NATTC auditorium Jan. 20 at I vice on and after June 27, 1950 .
The JAX AIR NEWS:; Is n member of the Armed Torre* J'r/I Sen'Ire.AKPS the service academies. I and prior to the end of the :
2000 find Main'ide Building pr*
: at
material appearing In this publication may not >>o lepilnh'dlthont :
the written permission I of Armed Forces Press Senlce Repvbllratlon; of other 612, Jan. 27 at 2000. II Q -Assume' that a veteran sent emergency period.
matter except by service publications, ls prohibited without i'erml :atop. of for
all the requirements What is the
Editor: JAX AIR NEWS. meets I I Q- top amount of
Editorial nfilces\ located Main Administration Building. Phone extension: -- training a veteran may receive ,
KU6, :ai6 and II'64.
-- -- A-The maximum is 36 months

'" Fellowship; Hour of training.
/
How much Korean
Q- GI B i
.UR RAN .
r' :... To Resume Here training is allowed to a Veto, .1.,
1 C MN who previously had trained und-i,

,/ (, ".... ,;! ;(t The fellowship hour conductedby r the WWII GI Bill or Public Law-
.'- '.<1 ;! chaplain William A. Swcts, at 16 or 894! for. he disabled?
.
rr' I,! the Naval Hospital will be .y.'d
resumed A-Such a veteran must sub
J r.ilc next week. tract the period of training h,

'i": ... ..._. i The meeting will be held at already had from 48 months. His
.L: .,I .:: : I 1900 on Monday evenings in the entitlement under the Korean GI
.... .
chapel. Favorite hymns, a bible, Bill may not exceed this differ

study, Christian films, refreshments ence. Also, it must come within

and Christian fellowship the 36-month limit and may nut

provide a worthwhile and enjoyable < f 1 i exceed his entitlement based on

t evening. ... : his service.

; "I don't rare if you ARE from NATTC and station personnelas ... : .. Q-What if a veteran's entitle

r California!:' well as patients and staff of t :,:..t. ment runs out when he is part

t the hospital!: are most welcome. way through a quarter or semester .

'' The Hospital chapel is located ; .. in school? Will he be allowedto

.' PI\\. next to the out-patient clinic in I \ continue?

;_SER 1CES building A-l of the hospital. A-If his entitlement expires;

: i; i--' a after the half-way mark of a

a n quarter or semester, he will be
Branch Of HAWS
CATHOLIC allowed to complete that quarteror

. Sunday, Mass-0800, 0900, 1000- Graduates ... semester.
Class ,'
St Edward's Chapel. N Q-May a veteran have his entitlement -
# extended if he is
l' Saturday-0800. "L The first graduating class in in a
school not operated on a quarteror
the Aircraft Armament Control
.
:
: .J.
t: Daily-0630. .
.... semester basis!!
Branch Air
I System of the Naval
'.', Sunday -OG30-Mass. : at Hospital :i Weapons System School was held :t .A' A-Yea. If his entitlement runs!

F Chapel.MORMON last month and included five petty \ ... .; out after he has completed the
L officers and one Naval Lieutenantin too.--:.",,. ..._ ''''>' ? ;!,. .::.__ I' major part of his course, he mar

I i." 1930 Monday NATTC the 19-week COUl'Be.The 1 FIRST IN '55-Dreaming of continue to train either to the end
what kind of fuss he stir of the course or for nine weeks-
can
jt Chaplain's Office.CHRISTIAN officer was Lt. Harold -
Baby McGill I up when he gets back to his whichever is the shorter period!
;., SCIENCE Jones and enlisted men with designators bassinet: David Paul McGUl, .
I
t. 1900-Tuesday-Mainside Chapel. of "AQ" (Aviation Fire first baby born in 1955 at the
""t Office on ramp.PROTESTANT. Control Technician), were William First In 55 l\'avalllOipital here, makes his Credit Union Slates

J I Wjlhoit, AQ2; Alfred Swann, mother photographic Reberea.debut The with father his, Jan. 26 MeetingPlans

0930-A11 Saints' Chapel. AQ2; Robert Head, AQ2; James At Hospital T/Sft Louis McGill, is attached
i Hanna, AQ1; and William Russell, to AOB( ) School at NATTCenter. are being mapped for

h I i. 1100-All Saints' Chapel. I.'AQC. At 49 minutes past the I the third annual meeting of the

i.i I 1000-Naval Hospital Chapel. Class honors were taken by third hour of the new !I I Jax: Federal Credit Union Jan.
.. (Note: Addresses of locals 1 Hanna with an average of 00.4 year, 128 at the Civilian Cafeteria.

s\\ churches may be obtained by call- for the enlisted men. Lcdr May- David Paul McGill, weighing I i DATA I & Eli Among items to be voted on bY

"'' 111 the Chaplain's Office 425). nard Carter was the Trainingoffice'r in at seven pounds, four ounces ) FROM 1 the membership, according to

with Lt. Arthur Knoizen, claimed the title of First Have :you ever wished hada president J. F. O'Connell, are
i you
and RELE Chester Guerry. Phase Baby Born in 1955 at the high school diploma? It would election of officers to vacancus

WANTEDWanted Qfficers. Naval Hospital, both on the supervisory committee
I'' help in the Navy and in '
credit committee and board r>
The son of Rebecca and T/Sgt. civilian life USAFI offers you
Aggressive Special 'Film At Louis McGill of AO (B) School the chance to get either a regular directors, declaration o f dividends

male or female Navy personnel ''at NATTCenter, young David diploma or a high school equivalency policies and recommendations

in prime physical\ and men Hospital ChapelA Paul (with a little assistance certificate, depending on for 1955. Jack Plew is chairman

,\ tal condition. Interesting work. I from Lt. (jg) C. B. Whitlock, at- your State Department of Educa- of the annual meeting.
color film entitled "God of .
Must be willing to accentuatethe
tending medical officer) not tion.
only
positive, eliminate the negative Creation" will be shown at the started the roster for 1955 NAS- I How do MOVIESThursday
and get used to being Mr. Fellowship Hour in the Hospital born babies, but also rounded I you go about this credit
out
In-Between. Chapel, Building A-l, next to the I ? You can either. take USAFI
a trio of McGill males. His older Jan. 13
high school
outpatient clinic, Monday, Jan. I : courses as required
Previous job holders have brothers S I Mainside-One Minute to Z.C
are Christopher 23
17 at 1900. There is no admission by your own high school or take
suffered (a) peptic ulcers: (b) charge. All servicemen and their months old, and Tommy, 111 I the high school GED equivalency Robert Mitchum, Ann'Blyth.
nervous breakdown, (c) mel months old. : -
families are invited. I I tests. Many states will accept this NATTC -The Far Country-
ancholia, and' (e) fits of de second James Stewart Ruth Roman
The ,
The picture explains in inter only other baby test in issuing certificates and
pression. Unlimited opportunities esting and easy-to-understand logged aboard on Jan. 1. at the I diplomas. The I &; E Center has HospitalBridges of Toko-W>

. to Improve knowledge. language the marvels of astron Dependents Section of the Naval .I information concerning each -Frederic March, Bill Holden
Will furnish quarters, and
omy, natural science and the microscopic Hospital, was Teresa Gale Car state's requirements for issuing Friday, Jan. 1.Malnside .
three meals a day, in addition world. lisle who made her debut at 2245, the high school diploma or Snow Creature -
to regular salary. Thlrty"day.- weighing six six equivalency Paul Langton Leslie Denison)
i Chaplain Wm. A. Swets, Hospital pounds, and one. certificate. ,
'! paid vacation each year. Ideal Fif Chaplain, is sponsor of the quarter ounces. She is the daughter It would be veil worth NA'M'C-One Minute to Zt'Jt
work week.
ty-five hour film. of Chizuko and William Car. time to visit your Robert Mitchum, Ann Blyth.
t working conditions out of high lisle, AD2, of the NAS Station the Education Center Hospital The Far Country .-
Building
t' rent district convenient to CPO NOTESJan. Police. Lt. (jg) B. Ames delivered about this 955, and inquire James Stewart, Ruth Roman

work. 22 will be the next danceat this New Year's Day present. that opportunity to acquire Saturday, Jan. 15
Ii. coveted piece of
The Jax Air News need. help, paper called -
: the CPO Club, from 2030 to As the first weekend of 1J>55 the "Diploma". Mainside Happy Time
period I 0100. passed, however, there were eighty Charles Boyer, Louis Jourdan
For
f Contact the editor, room 238, any information -
concerning:
Ma y ''prize are given awa more babies! born at the Naval these and NATTC Snow Creature
Main administration building, each Tuesday at ,arM Qhtwhich Hospital, making total of. 10 have other problems you Paul Langton, Leslie Denison! >
8346.I may
about
Dr phone extension starts at 2000. in all. call your education, Hospital One Minute to Zt'10<>

extension 8356. -Robert :Mitchum, Ann D1).th

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AO School '1'o Exchange Adds- 8)000 ServicemenAt


Graduate 11 To FacilitiesAt Pentagon 1

Eleven Naval Officers will be t Three out of 10 Of the 28,391:

graduated 'Friday morning from MayportThe persons who work in the Pentagon .4;

Aviation Ordnance Officers Navy Exchange facilitiesat the nation's defense
School at the Naval Air Technical ,y e, FrIr NALF Mayport can meet the headquarters, are members of 1

Training Center at 1000 in build new year proudly after a neat the Armed Forces.
ing 600.Comdr.. j face-lifting job. I That proportion of military I

Melville LeCompte, superintendent In order to keep up with overall to civilian has been found to
of maintenanee i expansion at Mayport, Navy hold fairly steady in the giant

training, will deliver the gradua '' w, Exchange activities there have five-sided building. .
w ,
tion address. Lcdr. Harold Sutton, 4 spent the past year remodeling, Therefore, the latest total
Aviation Ordnanceman School's MdlNiti re-lighting and re-locating the population, as of the end of

training officer, will preside r restaurant and retail store and October, indicates that more
have installed a new service station than 8,000 men and womenin
The Ordnance Officers School
and barber shop. uniform are stationed there.
provides selected personnel with
the theoretical and practical background In January 1954 the Exchange I

knowledge of aircraft ordnance retail store consisted of a total

and armament equipmentto 4 sales area of 8 feet by 10 feet CAG-4 Off

qualify them for Squadron -_._ -- ---- --- located near the runway. The
Ordnance and Gunnery Officer only articles offered station personnel .
SOMETIIING NEW ADDED-Personnel at Naval Auxiliary
The next class will convene on Landing Field Mayport are enjoying newly added facilities and were cigarcts, stationery, On Cruise
services at the installation's Navy Exchange. This is a view of the toilet articles and other essentials.
Monday. retail store, one of the many improvements made to keep up with These plus beer, soft drinks anda
Graduates are Lts. John Barker the overall expansion at Mayport.Expects few snacks sold
packaged overa Via
Philip Callihan Grant Carver Intrepid
homemade counter, constitutedthe
Marlin Loverud and James VA 3 MillionTo limit of the -Navy Exchange
Williams; Lts. (jg) Robert Ball, S S S Carrier Air Croup 4, home.
Merritt Farren, Arthur Rubart, based at the Jacksonville Naval
The retail store is finished
new now
Donald Ryan and Max Wakeland; Air Station, departed from the
and is furnished with all
and Ensign Joseph Robbins. Apply For GI Loans Mayport Carrier Basin last Friday
new equipment and fixtures. A morning for a two-month cruise
articles t
variety of are presently
VF-174 Chief Retires offered. In addition to essentials in the Cuba area on board the
More than three million additional World War II and Post- 40,000 ton aircraft carrier USS
After 22 Years ;:, Korea veterans throughout America are likely to get GI loans before personnel can now purchase civilian Intrepid

their respective deadlines, Veterans Administration forecast last clothing, sports equipmentand
Malcolm E. Spindle, Aviation I week cameras. The air group is composed ofa

Machinist's Mate Chief, was pip The restaurant and fountain staff, Fighter Squadron 22,
ed out of the Navy at NAS Cecil Records show that veterans cers of all ingredient building have been completely done over- Fighter squadron 44 and Attack

Field after completing 22 yearsof throughout the nation were receiving materials, and thence into the with the installation of modern Squadron 45. The fighter squadrons '_

active service.A three and one-half million economic stream. stainless steel equipment. The flf Banshee jets and the .

member of Fighter Squadron loans. S remodeling plan also included a attack squadron is equipped with

174 before his retirement, Chief A Decennial Report, 40-page The sale of about a million anda new barber shop which is locatedin Skyraider propeller planes.

Spindle was presented a fishingrod half existfag homes to veteranshas the Main Barracks.In The Intrepid which has undergone -
VA entitled "GI Loans
pamphlet ,
and tackle box by the enlisted bolstered the whole residential addition to all these changes, a $40 million reconver.
"
men of the squadron during special The First Ten Years, releasedby : market and provided' a con. a service station was built which sion is commanded by Capt.

farewell ceremonies. lie has VA on the accomplishments, siderable stimulus to brokers, ap offers gasoline, oil changing, battery William T. Easton A veteran of

been leading maintenance chiefof impact, and future of the GI loan praisers, attorneys, title companies charging and tire repairs. A Central Pacific campaigns, in I

the squadron since April 1953. programs, made the nationwide and others in the business of lubrication hoist is planned for World War II, the carrier paida
transferring ownership of real brief visit
to Mayport after
estimates.The the future to increase the serviceability
estate of the station. This facility being recommissioned June 18

Officers ClubCalendar Decennial Report records Copies of the Decennial report, I I is the only Navy Exchange activity and joining the Atlantic Fleet in

the legislative and administrative "GI Loans, The First Ten Years," at Mayport operated by a October

history of "A Bold Venture in are available at all Veterans Administration civilian employee. I Her World War II record includes .

Veterans' Benefits" that alreadyhas Regional Offices M r credit to her gun crews

Jan 14-Happy Hour 1630.1930; enabled more than three and Much credit for their work and for shooting down 13 enemy
to the enlisted planes and assisting in the destruction
Fasron Six cocktail party honor- one-half million veterans to bor Volunteers Outnumber perserverence goes
personnel who run the various of five others. Her three
Ing officers of Instrument Flight I row more than $23.5 billion for Draftees In 1951 activities at Mayport. J. D. Ma- air groups accounted for 309

Training department being sepa homes, farms, and businesses. Defense Department figures thews, Sill, manages the retail planes shot down, 495 damaged;

rated. 1 tIn released near the end of Dec. store. In ,addition to clerking in 69 ships sunk and 215 damaged.

Jan. 15 NARTU Reception estimating that more than ember disclosed that out of a .I the store, R. G, Bennett, S1I2,
three million additional veterans holds down the of barber
honoring Rear Admiral David V. total 740,000 men who entered position
senior inspecting officer will use their GI loan benefits, the Armed Forces in 19S4, 120,- C. R. Gains, SH3, managesthe NAVY WIVESCORNER
Gallery, VA said it seems reasonable to 000 fountain with the help of R.
more men volunteered than
.t NARTU annual inspection. assume that at least a million were drafted. T. Dickson, SH3, and G. T,.Iiol '

Jan. 16-Family Dinner. more loans would be made to land, SHSN.
Jan. 17-Club Closed. World War II veterans and at During the last business meeting .

least two million to veterans with "yN. >::.iA of the Navy Wives Club No. i
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Jan. 18-Game Night. Calling '; ( 'ti. 1Jt
starts promptly at 2030. service since June 27, 1950, the q '7'. '. ':','1\t..i,.>".: 86, the following members were
beginning of the Korean Conflict. ''1Y.i,, ', i elected to serve as officers of the
The house committee has announced Most World War II veterans have ,. ., .' .,< club for. 1955:

plans for an international until'July 25, 1957 to obtain GI .(*, Ruth Reese, President; Shirley
costume partyto be held Jan. loans, while Post-Korea veterans White, Vice President; Helen

22. All officers, wives, and dates have until ten years after the end floagland, Secretary: ; Thora Ring,

are invited to break out those of the, present emergency, a date Parliamentarian, and Mary Cipol-
souvenirs they have collected in
yet to be determined by Presidential la, Chaplain.
far-away places and come to the
Proclamation or by concurrent These officers will be formally
dance dressed in the manner of
resolution of the Congress.: v installed during a candlelight ,
any country except your own.
S ceremony at the Seminole Hotelon
A native dress of some kind
GI loans, according to the report Jan. 22. Chaplain Malcolm
should be worn by someone for
account for nearly 25 per Carpenter will conduct the instal-
every country in which a carriercan cent of the nation's total mortgage lation. All members! and t.their
make port. There is still timeto
debt. Life insurance com husbands arc invited. Any newcomer
make reservations for the International panics had 17 percent of their wishing to join the' club,

Costume Party at the mortgage portfolio in VA mortgages please contact Mrs Ruth Reese,
"O" Club, Jan. 22. Call the club EVergreen 75137.
in 1954, mutual savings ;
desk for reservations now. .f
banks had more than 25 percent, Mrs. Marsha Frauenthal, certified
More and more people are making ____ y M __""
associations had
savings and loan speech therapist, will join the
every Tuesday' game night at 18 percent, and VA guaranteedand PROMOTION-Former Comdr. Ira N. Curtis, Public Works teaching staff to conduct private
the "0"' Club a. regular event. insured loans formed a respectable Officer of the Naval Air Station, welcomed the new year as a or group lessons Mrs. Frauenthal
The larger the crowds, the biggerthe portion of the mortgage captain and got proud assistance from his wife in adjusting his was employed as speech therapist"by
new four-striper shoulder bars. Capt. John S. Thach ((left) NAS
prizes and more fun for
every portfolios of other lending institutions Jax: commanding officer, also lends a hand In the momentous ex.change the Cleveland Public Schools.,

one.Last as well. The substantial of insignia.' She will correct any speech
Tuesday two lucky win influence of the VA home loan defects and articulation prob-

ners carried away a Quick Broil. program on the Industrial economy I ems. There will also be logons
er Oven and a General Eelectric of the nation is borne out in List Number Of- Admirals. Generals in speech improvement and,
I
Automatic Bar B. Q. service. the report by the fact that veterans For anyone who might have I with 448 officers who wear If desired, public speaking. Class-

There are cash prizes every game have invested nearly $17 been wondering how many stars on their shoulder M will start in the near future

night and of course a big jack billion in new homes with the generals and admirals there The Air Force has 409 and depending on the number of in.
pot and a little Jackpot. Calling assistance of GI loans. This sum terested pupils. Please tell
Sf.
are in the U. Armed Forces, the Marine Corps 60. The Nary your
starts promptly at 2030.( in turn, the report states, can be the services have released official including eight retired rear ad.. friend and neighbors about.this,

Come early for dinner and stay translated into proportionate figures. mirals now on active duty, has and if interested, contact the nu*.

late for an evening of food and amounts paid to building trades The Army leads the field a total of 269 admirals. ery supervisor, Miss Linde Foyth *->
fun." craftsmen, to sellers and produ extension 36ft.J .
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VA-175, VC-62, VP-3, VF-103. V M 04 ReportJacksonville 'Blue Bolt'



Scouting Aren Squodrons Duo Snares


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"A number VA-175 of VA-175 officers ents of a baby girl, Patricia Ann, ;;..;:. ':;/ :. Navy 'E'Two
born on Dec. 22; Chief and :Mrs.
received orders during the last .: '
Phillip II. Tibbetts got their second of Fighter Squadron 172-5:
month of the old year. Lt. (jg)
son, David Kevin on Dec. ..-::".':': "Blue Bolts", Lt. (jg) Dave North
Donald Sattlcr began his first ......
\ 21. .:,.:::,'::. and Ensign John O'Der, won individual -
of shore duty as an instructor .'
tour Alfred Chrisl)1al11.1, and his ..;:: Navy "E" awards duringU.
in the basic training command .\<
" wife received a son, Marc, on Dec. .:'. S. Atlantic Fleet Air Force

j, as did Lt.' Edward Christiansen. 17. On Christmas Day) Mrs. Gold, I' air-to-air gunnery exercises re
:Edward GrunwnW became ; .
i Lt. (jg)
Gold :'
wife of Herb PHI
I gave l cently. The squadron was deployed
.
part of the advanced training 'i'iI
I birth 1r a son David Leslie. I at Leeward Point, Guantanamo : -
command at Corpus Chrjsti ,. .
S j I
I Bay, Cuba at the time.
Texas. Lt. Richard Agnew 1 is: VP-3

: filling a t billet: at the Recruiting I A Jacksonville family, of seven "Li. (jg) North won his "E" with
Station Jacksonville.Six an average of 44.6 at 15,000 feet.
,
children, whose father is a tuberculosis.patient
: An average of 28.0 at 25,000 feet
new men have reported enjoyed a genuine
earned "E" for Ens. O'Der.
aboard: Richard Feifncr, PN3, "turkey and toys" Christmas an
from the USS Tembalicr (AVP- through the efforts 0 f Patrol During a month of intensive:::

51)); Robert Wyatt, ADI, from Squadron 3. I gunnery training at Leeward
N A T T C Memphis; Richard Headed by Mrs. John Her, wife CAPTURE "E'S"-Ensign John O'ler (left) and LUjO Naval Receiving of North talk over their newly acquired Navy "E's". Ensign: O'Derearned each day and accumulated: a total
Smith, AK3, from Lt. Comdr. Her, VP-3 :Flight : his "E": for accuracy In gunnery at 25,000 feet, while
Station, Charleston; Gar Officer, a" committee surprised North woiUils at 15,000 feet. They hail from VF172.ty. of 1418 flight hours. The squadronflew
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ATAN N A TT C u as high as 78.8 hours in one
land Forbes, the family the day before Xmas -- -- -- -
YP-16
Memphis; Christopher O'Mcnra, with bedding, new clothes, toys, '"
... ATAN, from NATTC, Memphis; 'a Christmas tree with decorations Fighting 103's pilots made a total As the new year gets under day.Comdr.. Glenn Estes, Jr. id commanding -

and Samuel Phillips, AbC, from and seven bulging red of 1030 arrested landings without \vay the squadron anticipates its officer of the "Blue

NATTC, Norman, Old a. stockings.The i a single deck accident. These forthcoming departure Jan. 22 to Bolts".

Henry Byrnes, Jr., AKl, has I married: mon in the squadron landings bring VF-103's total Roosevelt Roads, Puerto Rico for
been trans/erred to NAS Patux- helped stock the family's pan number of carrier landings in three weeks of participation in
'
cnt Jliver. Four men left the try with cans of fruit, vegetablesand the Cougar to 2,078. Since the Operation "Springboard." Auto Illechaiiic11Iale
squadron; for separations: : HazcnWillcrton other staples. The family will squadron first started flying the
AT2: ; James Hender receive egg and milk .delivery F9F-6 it has had no pilot-caused Nine men are welcomed a-

son, AM2: ; Richard Boyer, AN; service through February. flight deck accidents. Hook point board: James Phipps, ADAN; Handy

and John DcJchanty,ADAN. Henry, the VP-3 shoe shine failure, however, was the cause Robert Van Clcvp, AMAN; Rich- Having car trouble? These
ard Conncrly, AMC; Gene Travis,
The new year brought advancement man,donated a 20-lb turkey for of two barrier engagements, both will be a qualified mechanic on
ADAA; Hollis McGamflin, ADAN;
in rate to ten men: McsonieHalUy the family's Christmas Day table.] resulting in only class "D" damage duty at the Hobby Shop the
Wilson Kaigg', ADC, and Phillip
HMlj; William Kc ugh, The Council of Social Agencies and no injuries to personnel. Roddy, ADAN. evenings of January 13, 15, 20,

PN1; James Hamilton, AM2, John selected the family as most deserving Average .en-board availability 22, 27, and 29 between :1800
Schunk, AO2; Charles McGrath, 0 f VP-3's sponsored! for the cruise was 88 percent. Of Robert Allen and Ensign Daniel and 2100 to advise personnel on

AT2; William Hawkins, AD3; Ro- Christmas. 1,166 sorties scheduled f/om the Karlin report in from NAS Hut- automobile lepairs. The Bobby

nald Stillman, AEM3: ; William ship, VF-103! flew 1,003: or 95 per- chinson, Kan. Shop is in Building 896.

Slim. '. A03; Alvin SchoV-' MIS. VF-103" I cent. The reasons for not meetingthe Some 41 men were advanced ,

Fighter Squadron 103 with it's scheduled number of sortiesin in rate, including: Wallace Solo

VC-G2( F9F-6 Cougars{ has returned froma 161 cases is broken down as mon, Jr., ALl; Dale London, ATI; Unit VC62Amazes

Lt. Phillip) Dslby, a tormer I Med Cruise on the USS Coral follows: 24 cancelled)) due to Howard Jones, John Watson and Of

training officer of Operations department Sea (CVA-43). In five months at catapult failures; 88cancelled John :Fredenbergcr, AD2; Frederick

o' t..Hh Composite Squadron sea the squadron compiled an en- doe to weather, changes in schedule Williams, Donald Hair and CrewOf

VC-62, has left for Reno, viable record of carrier landings, etc.; 49-cancelled due to I Robert Harvilla to ,AE2; Kenneth

Nevada, where ot Stead-Air availability, and flight: deck safc- I downed aircraft. Wall, Hoyt Green, George Piper 'Champ'
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and Maurice Vance to AM2.
Force Base, he will hike throughthe

!snow and mountains in Survival The squadron extends a "well A total of 7,000 photographic

School Training. done" to Good Conduct Medal prints, representing three day

Forty-eight enlisted personnelof award winners A. Beck, ADC; C. work, is quite a recoid.
the squadron got off to a good i" R. Jones, AN; W! F. Davis, AOC That feat was accomplishedaboard

start this year when the Bureau ..I" 1:. : : and A. C. Hamilton, AD3. the USS Lake Champlain
' of Personnel announced advancements .: \ :" .; i...., < ":". }' .
: .,, '". '''''''..,.,.. '' (CVA-39)) by members of Detachment
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in ratings. : '' / VA-104 35-54 from Composite Squadron -
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W. Ji Hilbmann, YN3, has returned :. ,..4 ,, ; ., ., '"..,. The Hell's Archers of Attack VC-62 when the "Champ" win
from Naval Justice Schoolin < ., ,, > Squadron 104 have returned froma
:
i !' ,... ; operating on maneuvers with the
Newport, and has been assigned l: ; \ ,; ,, ; y most successful Med Cruise. Sixth :Fleet in the Mediterranean.It .

the duty of legal yeoman. ) The Squadron, commanded by was' reported by Lt. (jg) M.

The squadron's dependent' list .,.,:. : : Comdr, D. H. (Red Dog) Johnson, E. Gunnet, in charge of the de
has been increased by four Lt. will be based at NAS Cecil Field tachment's photographic w o r It ,

and Mrs. Gene Merrell are par- for re-organization and training. that the car r Ie r' s photo lab
-- It flies Douglas AD-6 Skyraider dropped all other work and pushedthe

Air Wing ElevenSquadrons ... ; aircraft. photo crew on a double shift
."' .. Officers and men of the squadron around 'the clock to turn out the
W
Hunt 'e. a xa look back on the cruise witha I voluminous job. "

...." sense of achievement. The squa- The woiking arrangementaboard
:" dron is proud that in 2,034 con the carrier proved that a
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Subs In TestThree ) a : secutive carrier landings, including lab of its size could support three

Fleet Air Wins: Eleven) 138 night landings, it has had photo Banshees six sorties' dally

patrol: squadrons were busy last no carrier landing accidents. During using full loads on the 12-inch and

week searching; for two tftippy- ,. the n five-mnnth cruise the 24-inch cameras for each sortie.
type submarines off Key West, .J,' ,. .w.."...._ squadron experienced only one The crew of the "C h a In p "

Florida. WIFE HELPS OUT-When Bill Gentry, of NATTCenter accident of any naturean engine showed real amazement that three
nun n i n g Tuesday through chaplain's office, 'received his promotion this! month to yeoman failure from undetermined causeson photo Banshees could accomplishso
Thursday, the anU-bubmarlne exercise third class, it posed a serving job for his wife Marjorie, an airman carrier takeoff.On much in so little time.
apprentice. She is attached to the chapUln's office at NAS Jax.
gave advance as well as this accident, pilot Lt. Henry
program, pilot skill, capable land-
basic t twining+ In submarine hunting Driszamer
followed
standard
stratejfcms to VP-16 and VT- 52 Win Promotions 'tfunking" procedures and was ing signal officers, cooperation of
the USS Coral Sea (CVA-43)) and
18 from NAS and VP-45 from Corn : rescued in less than three minutesby

Solo, Pannma. At Training Center : the plane-guard helicopter. Outstanding. squadron maintenance

This aircraft safety record is
; at-
the cruise wa
flying
During :
1'lloN and rrews of VP-10, flyIng *I--r tributed to an aggressive
safety
Fifty-two enlisted personnel at promotetti scheduled for only about one-
P2V-5 Neptunes in an anti- Others < were Roger ---
sub exercise for the first time the Naval Air Technical Training Babb, AEl; Robert Daly, AE1; Arthur Zachary; AE3; Floyd Van- half: of the time. Nevertheless,

tested the effectiveness' of the Center, including three chief petty James Ebbs, AEl; ; Billy 'Infield, deymark, AD3; Arthur Gercken, the squadron averaged 744 hours

Navy's latest ASW electronic detecting officers and three WAVES, AE1; Kenneth Steiner, AEl; Robert AK3; Richard Hendrickson, AK3; per month on the cruise with an

equipment, Including the were advanced in rating effective Gillette, ATI; George Larson Melvin Williams, AK3; James average aircraft utilization of 122

sensitive Magnetic Airborne Detection this month. AO1; James Kelly, BM1; Willis, AK3; Pearl Collett, AM3; percent. During NATO Exercise
gear. An Improvementover The chiefs were Howard Burns, Robert Cook, JIM!; Darrell Sch- John Steglik, AO3; Keystone with only fourteen air .

the P2V-2, the P2V-5 car- AECA; Guy Campbell, AECA; licht, PN1; Paul, Elkins, TD1. Richard Boslaugh, AT3; Roger craft andeighteen pilots onboard

ries a MAD stinger in its tail. and Carl Miller, AOCA. The James Littleton, AE2; Larry Partridge, AT3; Harry Rogers, the squadron flew 63;

WAVES were Martha Anne Simmons Samuelson, AE2; Kenneth Sollars, BM3; Frank Dettloff, DK3; Henry hours in exactly seven and onr-

Submarine involved Include AK3; Vivian Seldon, DT3; AE2: William Allison, A02; Richard Powell, DM3; Richard Belton, half consecutive days.

the USS Corporal (SS346)) and Barbara Logan, YN3. :' Brown, AT2; Edwin Gladncy, DT3; Robert. Finn, DT3; Vincent .

and USS Sea Cat (SS399), Both Eleven were promoted to first BM2; Conrad Hubert, DT2; James Zoda, DT3; James Barker, PN3; WEATHER OUTLOOK

,, are "guppit, shorter and speedier > class as a result of the Service- I'.Johnson, TD2.' Jack Dedley TD3; Fred Ernie, FridaY-Cloudy, occasional rain
than the standard undersea wide examinations last year, Lourcli Burdette, AE3; Man. TD3; Johnnie Plunkett, TD3;, Eugene .Saturday-Partly cloudy, warm-
craft and harder to spot n William'Grn. j er.
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"! ] from the air. third class i ton, AE3; William Ward, AE3; try, VN3. t:Sunday-,Partly cloudy.



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SALTY HUMOR FROM

HERE AND THERE $0.A


Soldier: "The bullet struck my

head and went careening Into
apace"

Friend: "You're being candid 1a a .Jt,

i about\ it, anyway." ,
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A milkman found this scribbled d 2 c

note, waiting for him: "Dear Milk I I'' ,
:I man; We don't want milk every r : .. ....
day. We want milk like this. Today '
'!,
we want milk. Tomorrow we ., .
don't. And the next day will be '::''' '.

Just like the day before the day Yyp,,
after tomonow."

I i

"Looks like rain.

"Hell," snapped the proprietor, liJ' ; '*
"it tastes like" coffee, don't it?" r >

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Two of tIle better known fin. t
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ashes for automobile arc lacquerand .

liquor _/':. ::d., ;. ,,11> ": .." l' ....- .-....,,a..."" .... "'o"r.; ...:....."'''.__ .
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A VARIETY OF SCHOOLS-Many and diversified are the schools at the Naval Air Technical Training Center In top left photo
"That man across the street Waves Joyce Haynes, AA, and Shirley Miller, AA, study engine stock parts at Aviation Storekeeper School, he only one which I
always reminds mo of you" I takes advanced schooling for Waves. In top right photo John SmithwUk, AEAN, receives Instructions in electrical\ compass equipment I
in Aviation Electrician's Mate School. Lrdr Geisr former officer at Naval Air instructs
"But he's short nnd fat and j jI'm Emery training Weapons NyslMUs School, .
an officer student on a guided missile. Marines march to class in bottom right p"lu Airman Preparatory (School I Is attended
tall and thin. I but also includes .
_primarily_ by Marines_,.__ ..! Waves. _. _. .
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"I know-but lie owes me ten i ..
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dollars too"S I .955 Auto Tags Training Center Marks Weapons School

Said one gill to another: "Whydo
you go out Vith that guy?'' lie Now ,Available Slays Jiusy /

can't dance at all." Reactivation
Deadline for purchasing 1055 Birthday Holidays: were busy days for
"You're right, her friend said.
Florida auto tags is Feb. 20. 16 students Ht the Naval Air
"But, boy can he Intermission!"
Tags are on sale weekdaysfrom When war clouds over Korea created 1 a military emej1- Weapons System School) which
f *
0830 to 1700 in the La- jrency in the United 1 States, logistics of the Chief of Naval: conducted f\ series of voluntary

"Alimony, said the sergeant" nier Building at 319 E. For- Air Technical Training were put into action. Moving, literally, courses! both technical and military .

"is the 'pay-wJien-you-go' plan. syth Street, opposite the Court "lock, stock':and barrel" from the Naval Air Technical Training during the Christmas season I

S .0. House. Center at Memphis, Tenn., nine schools of critical Naval '

Boy: "You know, dad, that in Personnel renewing Duval aiv training were reopened at NATTCenter, located l aboard An averjjjjc: o( J 15 I) attended the 1

home parts of Africa a man does County tags need only pcrsent I the Naval Air Station, Jacksonville. daily classes with 10 taking the

n't know hi" wife until lie mar. tag number or registration, but Saturday Jan. 8, marked_ the final examination of 05 questions.

lies her." persons with out-of-county tags I fourth, anniversary of this reactivation ized as needs of the Navy increased The classes were conducted to C

Dad: "Why single out Afiica. must have present registrationwith of the Training Center These were Aviation Ground prepare the men for the forthcoming .

them. Persons presently here, which during World WarII Officers School, Naval Air Wca- February advancement-

Baby sardine wits happily swim holding out-of-state tags and had turned out thousands of pons Systems School which includes in-rating examinations.

ming In the ocean near his mother desiring Duval County tags for trained young Americans to man guided missiles, and Atomic ..-._ -
when he saw his first submarine 1955 must both auto -
present the Navy's air arm 'and increaseits Bacteriological and ChemicalWarfare l -
lie was so frightened. registration and title striking power to pan the I Preventative measures 99 Start Class

"Don't worry, honey," assured oceans of the world. school. .
Mama Sardine, "It's Just a of --
can
people." Training: Officer At I 1IY JANUARY OF THIS year, I Students whore homes lire as At AOO( ) SchoolA
classestotnljiitf 73,367 had been far away as Hawaii, Japan, Alaska .

Center Ends 32 Years graduated from the various I Brazil: I, Italy. and Canada'have 99-offleer class began this

Scout Troop 131 I I I schools conducted at the/ Training been in attendcucc at the Center's week at Aviation Ground Offl-
A caree'r spanning 32 years of Center since January, 1951, Schools.A .
I Naval Service drew to a close or Highly one-third of the present cers School at the Naval Air
Given Charter '
cadre of specialists in Naval
this year for Lcdr. Maynard C. strength of the United States { Technical Training Center, including .
air training by Captain
Carter, who at his retirementwas Navy. ( Beaded two field-grade] officers I
At Lester K. Rice (now a Rear Ad-
CeremonyDuring Training Officer for Aviation This, also moans' that an average miral) came here in advance of from the Brazilian Navy and u .

a special ceremony last Control Systems Branch of the of abc?it IB.OOO persons a year the full school movement. Since former All- J\b1crlcan football

Wednesday, N AS Boy Scout Troop Naval Air Weapons System have ben added to the Jacksonville Admiral Rice's tour of duty the player] from Princeton University.
School at the Naval Air Technical
131 was presented its new char Center. Mca while attending the Center has been commanded by Lcdrs. Ja nie Costa, Jr., and .

ter by Capt. John S. Thach, com- Training Training Center. Captains Edwin R. Peck, David Sylvino Siqueirs, both of Rio de .-
'mandlng officer of NAS. Comdr. Carter enlisted in the The initial schools included] : McCampbell and Henry'' C. De- I Janeiro and of tits Brazilian

The withan Navy as an apprentice seaman: Aviation: Ordnance-man Classes A Long,present Commanding Officer. Navy, reported here under the t.! t
ceremony was opened
early in 1923, receiving boot and nand Officers; ; Aviation i Mutual Deft-nsc Assistance; Program
honor the colors -
patrol posting training at Goat Kill, San Francisco Klectrician's: Mates Classes A and and will take the right-
after ,which Lcdlln N. Dickey, Under Captain DeLong are
Jacksonville neighborhood Scout B and C; Aviation StorekeepersClass Com i I commissioner and member of the Letters of commendation from A and Supply Officers:; and officer; Comdr. Ralph] Bag- Amcjng the U. S. Navy ensigns

Muskogee District, presented the. high ranking Naval officers are Airman Preparatory. well, training officer; C mdr. reporting, all cccnt graduates of ,
charter to'Capt. Thach. The Cap plentiful in Comdr. Carter's long SINCE: THE REACTIVATING Melville LeCompte, superintendent : Officer Candidate School at New-

tain In turn presented It to Oliver and active career. period, others have been organ. of maintenance training; port[ R. I., wps Richard Kazmaier.

L. Wright, Jr., AEG, NAS Scoutmaster - -- -. Lcdr. Emery!: C. Gcisc, superintendent -: former All-Arnericnn; halfback .nt... '
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i of special training; and' Princeton.t

Capt. Thach pointed out that SITTIN' PRETTY-Looking J fx-dr. William Hudson, training lory School vas formally turned i ,
"No as lovely as ever is r facilities
good Boy Scout, grows up oUker.WORKING .
over to Marine Corps Command
Warner nro Starlet Virginia .1
with a criminal accord. Scoutingin Mayo who recently ,..; WITh[ iTJW Navai for training purposes and except .
the old "Bays had nowherenear attended the opening of j Officers is a group of key civilian for about 10-15 Waves in each ,
the advantages you young her latest Hollywood flicker educational consultants including "
"The Silver Chalice" class, the Preparatory School] consists
,
boys have today.: Our station William Ross Director of Training
When it comes to wearinga <> t solely] of Marines
troop here is a fine organizationand bathing suit Vlriginiah t' Office; Dow Beck, Superin- LT. COL. KHANK K. Porter is
we will do all we can to atd always sittln' pretty. tendent of Maintenance\ Training
commanding officer of the Marine
in Its 'J promotion. t Yi Office; Henry Bickner, Superintendent Aviation i Detachment! at the
The troop's point system becomes 1 : 's
w of Special Training Office
Training Center with Maj. Ed.
effective this month, and .$ :: ... <':A '1.f j. ": ward Schncttjor executive officer
from here on the honor patrol will fr [:: ;;i.... ..: >. .;?.tri? 'r" < :< as -
> : Included the
be recognized each month. Four '. ,<:" (fr.':: {! t among:: 88 civilian Maj. Ernmons. Moloney' is
:" :< r employees are 38 professional training office for; Airman Preparatory -
admitted Into the ;: : '
new boys were .
." .".' classifications and 50 clerical I 1 School]
troop, two of them transfers from ,'. '. >,
another troop, and the others into grades Other School Training Officers

tenderfoot classification. I Waves and Women Marines, as are Lcdr. O. S. Braddock, Jr., AE-

In charge of the program was well as Sailors and Marines are Schools; Lcdr. H. L. Sutton, AO .. "

Lt. Bruce A. MtLawhorn, acting l In attendance at the various Schools; Lcdr. J. K. A Bobbitt,
troop committee chairman In the schools However, only A Aviation AGO School; Lcdr. T. H. Casey, '

absence of Lt. (jg) John L. Bell AfPS I Storekeeper: School takes servicewomen ,Jr., NAWS School; U. W. D. 4

Present among the Scout leaderswas .' -" for advanced training Wright, AK School; and Lcdr A.
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,..fj' FAW-11 "Samson'Exhausts

1954 Sp'orls Activity ,.
I, : '1 City

Abundunl AI HAS JOB I, Barbell Supply


Competitive athletics enjoyed 'banner success at NAS Weight-lifting, along with such
lax last year with the Blue and Gold] varsity warriors and t fine arts as, tumbling and fencing,
Intramural participants going hand-in-lmnd to produce a year is one of this country's less pop*.
of noteworthy achievements. : /""" lar sports, but NAS Jax can boastof
Headlines from 1051 issues of the Jax Air News show .. I the accomplishments of at least
Interesting events. 1 1'ii" one strongman

January Delwin Kessick, ABAN, of FA-
Record Number of 22 Teams Open Mainside Hoop Play a I W-ll Staff, rippled his muscles
21 Units Start Mainside Bowling Play. Mi recently and captured first placein
XI. of Florida Swimmers Dunk Jax Navy. the Northeast Florida weight-
Fliers Defeat Shaw Cagers For lllh Victory. S lifting tourney at the,City Recreation .
Ed Barnes of VA-45 Runner-Up For Florida Winter Golf r i I Center.

Championship, at St. Augustine. ;"://J::,,;(,; A Sweeps Meet ,
"
February : <. Competing as a one-man team
Jax Navy To Host 6ND Basketball Tourney in March. !1 ". 'L- against 20 other "Samsons", Kes
Volleyballers Defeat Ranking FSU Combine. 't sick grabbed the second-place
Records Tumble As Fliers Smother VC-9. [ team trophy with 10 points.
Jax Navy-Marine Boxers Grab Novice 'A' GG Crown. Kessick, who folks say resembles
Unbeaten List of Mainside Cagers Down To Five. Victor Mature, lifted in the
NATTCenter Waves' Third in State AAU Cage Play. medium heavy ((192 lb.) and the
USS Hornet Wins ComFair Jax Basketball Title. heavyweight classes. He swept all

March three barbell events, Military
Sixth Annual Baseball Camp Opens. Press, Snatch and Clean and Jerk.
NAS Duo Snares City Four.Ball Golf Laurels After the Navy weightmantook
Spikers Get Second in State AAU Event. FAW-11 STRONGMAN-Delwin Kessick, ARAN, of FAW-11. the latter event with a 247-
Jax Navy's Bill Scarbrough Defends San Jose Links Crown. shows some of the form that won him first place In the recent lb. bar, officials scurried aroundin
VP-18 Captures'Station Hardwood, Kegling Titles. Northeast Florida weight-lifting tourney. Here Kessick easily search of a heavier weight.
hoists a :tn%-Ib. Olympic barbell. Knowing: what tournament
Volleyballers: Grab Fourth Place in Memphis Meet. judges look for, Kessick says that tuning and form are more Important Gives Advice
Uigh-FlyhV Fliers Win 6ND Basketball Crown. than brute strength.Mainside. Only thing they could find wasa
April five-pound monkey wrench)
All-Star Tilt Closes Boys' Baseball Camp. Eyeing the State meet at Miamiin
Fliers Shunted From Eastern Navy Cage Meet By Quonset Pt. May, Kessick offers this adviceto
Jax Navy Diamondeers Sport 5-7 Record. potential barbell hoisters
Eastern' Navy Boxing Finals Held at Jax Navy. "Speed, timing and form are
May more important than brute,

Bill Scarbrough Notches City Amateur Golf Toga. strength.
Atlantic Fleet Volleyball! Crown Won By VP-16. "The best way to keep i n
shape," he says, "is by doing
Station Golf Championship Won By Bill Scarbrough.
Jax Navy Tennis: Squad Closes Season With Win Over Stetson; calisthenics and not getting muscle
bound.
Holds 8-3 Slate. .

Jax Navy's Golf Team Ends June: the Season With a l-l Record. Spring IM Service Keglers
Pensacola Dominates-6ND Tennis Tourney at Jax. '
Walt Grids Spins One-Hitter As Fliers Down Patrick. Sought For MOD

Ben SobieraJ}, Leon Wilson Keep AirLant Tennis Titles.
Jax Scores At Navy, Marine Track Run-Offs. Play Sets Opening Male and female personnel attached
July to commands aboard the
Station are invited to form team
Ben SobieraJ, Leon Wilson Dominate Fleet Tennis Meet. Competition in the Mainside intramural sports program to enter the March of Dimes Bowling -
Fliers Win Eighth Straight Game; Boost Mark to 23-22. -spring style-is tentatively set for a Monday, Jan. 17 Tournament at Charleston, 8.
Ben Sobieraj Snares Duval Tennis Crown. f kickoff in basketball and bowling1. Deadline for entries is C.. Feb. B-8.
.Athletes Collect Iron-Man tomorrow at 1600. -
VP-18 Trophy Leg. Sponsored and conducted by the
Jax Navy Cops Georgia, Florida and SE Open Skeet Titles. Late entries may hinder sched Charleston Rifle Club, and the
t Fasron 109 Takes ComFair Jax Baseball Tourney. ule-making, thus changing the ABC, all proceeds from this event
August opening day. However, leagues Sports FromYesteryear will go towards the march on po
Fasron 109 Takes Both Ends of City Softball Loop. will commence action as soon aft- lio.
Loring Holmes Paces AirLant in Fleet Tank Meet. er Jan. 17 as possible. Entry blanks and further information
Key West Nails 6ND Pistol Championship at Jax. Team rosters must be completed can be obtained from Lcdi.
TEN YEARS
Fliers End Regular Play With 30-25 Mark. and sent to Special Services AGO TODAY Jay B. Mate, NAS Special Services
Parris Island Bumps Jax Navy From 6ND Softball Rice prior to a team's first game. Rosters The revamped, nine-hole Station officer, ext. 593. There will
Fasron 109 Beats AE School for Station Softball Crown. will be limited to 15 menx in golf course was unveiled.Par be an entry fee of $25.
for the distance
Pensacola Wins 6ND Baseball Meet; Fliers Fall in Semi-finals. basketball and 10 for bowling. WM 35.
Jax Navy Paces Field in City-Wide Swimming Event. FIVE YEARS AGO TODAY The Special Service Officer,
Jax Navy Fliers dropped a U. S. Army, Alaska, reports that
Basketball will be heldat
September games
71-58 verdict to Florida Southern from Jan. through mid-September,
Fasion 109 Loses in Quest For Fleet Softball Crown After Mainside gym, Building Three, 360,202 athlete participated in
for the third loss of the
Snaring NAS, Station, City League, FAir Jax and Air Lant weekdays starting at 1600. All young season. intramural sport A mighty fin ,
Wins. bowling i is done at the Mainside showing!
Jax Navy Wins National Skeet Title: Preps for World Meet. lanes, also in Building Three,
Ed Barnes Captures AirLant Golf .Diadem. weekdays at 1830.Participation ;
October in the winter and 'e rIr
AirLant, With Four Jax-Area Stars, Wins Fleet Links Toga. spring intramural program goes
Mrs Bill Barrow',, Ed Barnes Lose in City Two-Ball Finals. toward points for the Iron Man
November Trophy, legs of which are held

Waves Court Squad Adopts "Crackerjax" Nickname. by VP-18 and Fasron'Six.Organizational *%' x
Ray Kennedy Wins Civilian Golf Championship. meetings for the
:FJiers Open Cage Season With 96-85 Win Over Orlando. two winter sports were held last ,
Ken Pcndergras Second as Flier Skeetmen Pace. U. S. To World Friday, under the chairmanshipof .
Skeet Championship in Venezuela. Intramural Director Frank Mc
t December Caffrey. H-
_
Bill Barrow Nips Milt Hurst for Fall Cup Title _
NATTC Special Services-1st Lts. Downs Fasron Six for Station At that time, 14 entries had
Touch Football Diadem. been received for basketball and ,

VP-18 Captures Station Bowling Crown. 15 for bowling competition. It's t, .
AE-B School Spikers Trip CVG-17 For Station Title. hoped to have close to 20,in each j ; r
Jax Navy-Marine Boxers Fashion Florida AAU Crown. sport before the entry deadline.
Fasron Six Gains Iron Man Trophy Leg. Although deployment will
Dick Tate Sets Jax Navy Scoring Mark With 41 Point. cause some hardship, VP-18 has
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stated an intention of defending
VC-62 Cagers Cop VF-31 7054. championships in each sport
VF-13 eked past Fasron Six, last year. t j I
Pair Of Wins .. :
Loop 56-53, as Dan, Harrington scored Schedules are being drawn up .
VC-62, with it's highscoringtrio 31 points. John Wagoner kept the and will be distributed soon. En. .. _-
( of Don Bloebaum, Whitey Banshees in the game with 22 I tries should keep in contact with --_-- _
. Beasley and Frank Starr, continued markers. Special Services, ext. 512. AWARDS CAPTAIN'S TROPIIY-Capt. Henry C. DeLonff,
,: it's, hot streak in the Men'sCity Naval Reserve tipped VF-171, commanding to Naval Air officer Of NATTCenter, presents the Captain's Trophy
, Basketball League, copping 62-60, and Cecil Field Supply 2nd Lt. Edward Huftman, former annually to Weapons high-point System unit School.-The in the Center's silverware Intramural Is awarded sports
!' brace-of victories last week. handed Air National Guard a ::564 Nebraska AH-Amcrlcan grinder program. Receiving the trophy is Lt. Arthur Knolzen'of NAYS
} The Composite Squadron blasted 54 defeat in Commercial League Is stationed at Ft. Donning, School, ex-Naval Academy crew and football athlete. Dee Richardson -
(background, left, team representative: and Lt. Ralph
VF-173, C3-42, after licking frayi. C Georgia.
Stacy, Special Services officer
look on. (See story on page"seven.)


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13 January 1955 jAX AIR NEWS Page Seven,



TIME-OUT Crackerjax j



With Gordon Robbie Win Brace

Riding( on the heels of the

New Year comes an announcement
Of VictoriesSeeking
on the formulation of

the Southeastern I P- their ninth and tenth

ference for teams wins of the season over southeastern
ing commands in the f a United States service teams,

Eighth, 10th and 15th the Jax Navy Crackerjax face the

Districts. West Palm Beach AFB Wafs here

Competition, leading this weekend.

Navy and/or All-Navy A Fridaytilt Js..set for MaIn-
championships, will l side gym at 1830. The clubs meet

,sports c again Saturday at 2000 at King
At a recent conference : Hall.

ern command (' Earlier this season, at Main-

was elected to schedule side, the locals hung a pair ol

eastern tourneys within defeats on the Wafs, 35-31, and .
tal limits of United ( 52.40, thus assuming the favorite's

ND) for geographical HIGHLIGHT OF SEASON-Winners and runners-lip In All-Station intramural sports competition role.
received trophies awarded by Capt. John S. nub, NAS commanding officer, at a special The Crackerjax' hold an unbeaten ,
Our own Sixth Naval ceremony at Mainside rym recently Left to right are, Capt. Henry C. DeLongr, NATTCenter
been commanding officer; RllUtt I'ennkk, AK2 of Fan-on Six, touch football runner-up; Bill Richards, mark in eight tilts against
allocated four
has AKAN, and Don Hampton, AN of NATTCenter SS-lst Lt. touch football winner; Jiarl; Fuller, AMI service opposition. Overall, the
ference tourneys, CVG-17, volleyball runner-up; Bill Grove, AK1, AEB( ) School, volleyball winner; CPCI.K' N. D. local lasses boast a 15-3 record.
chance for lax Navy to Koltorff, AK School 1, bowling runner-up; Jim Bolln, ADI, VF-18, bowling champion, and Capt.
Tharlu Measure Orlando
bast at one or more of
Last weekend, the Crackerjax ,
Tennis, golf, baseball notched two victories out- .
I over
ball playoffs will be Fliers Trounce Rockets; Jones, Normal side teams. Saturday, the Waves
the 6ND. Going further :>> I .
Prudential Life 28- :
edged past ,
trict has >also been chos I Pace AO
QuintThe 27, 'at.the Lee High School .gym ::
for the All-Navy
ball championships.Since I I Atone For Early Loss Aviation StorekeepersSchool On Sunday, they measured the
this latter I and Special Services- Orlando All-Stars, 49-27, at Main- 4
.
highest tourney an I I in battle the First Lieutenant remain atop side gym. ,
Engaged a close-quarters through first
the NATTCentcr intramural It was the fourth win in four
hardball nine can advance half Jax Fliers the in the second frame scrambled -
Navy's put on dog basketball after I tries for the Crackerjax against
it'll be the second time I J piling up 52 points' for a\ 9071vin over Camp Stewart's last week's limited heap the Prudential gals.
years that a 6ND ]Rockets :Monday night at Mainside gym. play.
host the top Navy .- Two games made up the Trio Hoops 13
Both clubs ended the first half
pulled the Fliers out of rough light schedule, with AO-A In downing Orlando, coaches
Jax Navy performed
I with 38 points. The teams mat-
waters. School s mothering i AE-A Matt Kurilich'and Jack Lucovsky
job with the All-Navy
died basket for basket in this
hips in September, 1053. frame, with the lead changing Dick Tate, owner of a 22.5 School, 75-43, and N A W S put the entire squad of 15 players -
hands six times. points per game mark, led the School dumping MAD, 5951. into action. The visitors went into
offense with 34 points. The Tommy Jones, with 20 mari i a quick lead before the Waves'
As written here four The Rockets wished they had Georgia quintet used every defense kers, and Bob Wormal, with machirie got into full gear.

ago, Interservlce and stayed in Hmesville when the in their book but the locals 19, led the Gunnies' attack a- Late in the opening quarter,
competition in baseball, second half underway, how- found little difficulty find- gainst the Sparkles. the combination of Norma FleM-

ball and track has been ever. A cri p, high-scoring attack In r the range.Johnny A trio of NAWS School stays ing and Pat and Gerri[ Gorsky got
ed. Sports held on _. ,
I ------ Wagoner and Junior -Jim Littleton, Ken Ausmusand underway and the Crackerjax
now are golf, tennis, "
Cassell were superb with the ball- Tom Peterson led the shifted into the lead.
and triathlon.
boxing Sports included in Fliers' Weekly handling chores. Wagoner, with Missiles in the win over the The work of newcomer Lillian

Southeastern Conference J 19 points, and Cassell)), with 18, Marines. Whitney and return to action of
Hardwood Slate
stole the sphere on more than guard Pat Harvey highlighted
tition are: golf, bowling
The Jax Navy Fliers take to one o casion. the victory.
boxing, basketball, .
I the home maples tomorrow In an earlier sctto at the losers' Marines Get Win NVMDtn: ll1f!
leyball, softball and now"I Orland ((27) <'NM'kerja* (49)
Asfde from the first I night to face Sanford Navy. gym, Camp Stewart downed' Jax Rldf'r 2 T' Jl n, f4mvthP fI 1+ 2 Anderson
tioned, all other sports: Patrick AFB, originally slated Navy, 6155. Few clubs have been Over SanforditesThe 13 K: 3: Whitney
able to register 90 points againstthe K 0 riautlotteljerxon
at the All-Navy Eastern ( tonight, has been cancelled.One K tel.nveryne
service Rockets this season. NATTCenter Marines began F 11 P. (torsky
of the strongest
ly Eastern Navy Finals) Uinia 1 n 31: 1 Fomlnit
Three so-called minor I quintets in the Southeast visits Again faced with a major the New Year Saturday night Mu M-y 3 I (d( o 2 l'rulewlcs 7jinlnl I .
will be contested Mainside gym next Thursday patch-op job, coach "Mac" Inserted with a 74-72 victory over Sanford -' Walker. 0 ri 0 KdwaMa:
on a
ri
less intramural basis when Camp Gordon P M G C a starting lineup of Tate, Navy at the losers' gym. jiJKn.r, Ji 2 I (]i 0 I lfuvf'Y Mtzpatrlck
Cassell!,Bob Blongiewlo, Wagoner (1 0 IH to competition only in battles the Fliers. The triumph hiked the Leather # (! 2 Brown
Navy Easterns. Week's slate: and Bradley Kldd. The unit necks' record to 43. .. G 0 I Simmons:>
Tomorrow-Sanford Navy. played well together, and, except :27 4s11'inter
This covers track Mel Williams stayed in the s t
for Kldd, was in nearly the
touch football and 1'hursd'J-Camp Gordon. P- entire contest. I magic "20" circle with a 22 point Bowling To
can't visualize why more MGC. I effort for the Marines. The two
sis is not put on track All home games begin at Saturday night at DeLand'sAirport Jims, Richardson and McKay, Start At NATTCThe

2015, at Mainside gym, Build Hatters Arena, tripped the Stetson the Fliers UnIversity !- controlled the boards for te! winners NATTCentcr winter: bowl-
ing Three. and tallied/ 15 and 14 points
The services are ; 11075. It was the biggest tally ing league is set to begin Thurs

athletes to enter 'next run up against Jax Navy since respectively. day, Jan. 20N according to Quick}
Olympic Games May heaven knows when. Mitchell's Marines take to the Dawson of Special Services. A-

pose a lax Navy Helfrich Duo I Tomorrow night on the home road Saturday evening for a tilt bout ten teams will "be entered.

tourney 'to select men I boards, Jar Navy opposes Sanford with Glynco Navy at Darien, Ga. Aviation 'Storekeeper School

All-Navy Eastern tra OutdistancesLinks i Navy in a 2015 engagement won the fall bowling title.
field meet.Back HOT TATER! Bob Tonrff, All-American tack. .
to the Camp St.w rt J74) (1,0)> Jax wavy I at Notre Dame In 51 has husband
new FieldCapt. Ohrman 4 F :w Tate Ie been Mrs. (sternly to arriving
Conference, the Navy is Jurth Sutton 10 18 P P 18 4 Scherer Cassell separated from the Army and expects at 3.00): ) .""What does the clock '

into practice a system Norman A Helfrich and McKee l bauah t F 8 fllon1t'w't: to play for the professional eay?"

use by other services. It son coasted over the station golf Johnson 4 C 2 San Francisco 49ers. Toneff wasa Mr, (genially) : "It shiny! 'tick-,

however, until this type last week, carding a 1Krukemerer: 13 H 17 KleaonerWaggoner private first clans with the lock,' an' the, ll'l doggies shay
petition prayed feasible. course man It.2 l d 0 0 MartinIUc Prul'tt I 2nd Armored Division In Mannheim 'bow-wow,' an' the h'l pslmy-eat .
8'9-18-71 for first placein
smooth
Dates announced for 74 00- Germany. shay 'meow-meow'!
SE Conference play are the annual Father-Sort Tour-

but altered.in all No sites probability have ney.Superb putting told the story{II -'Green IJarns' Snag Center Crown I I

yet. for the Helfrichs, winners in the

E.'f'.t I ND TOfHNKYS over-12 class. Second place and I In it's first year of existence: horseshoe singles and doubles -'agers the past year included: I

Bowlln$ _...____.__ low gross went to Comdr. Frank Naval Air Weapons System and acey-ducey. Tom Peterson, Oliver Wright, .
Tennis Boxing::::j.====:: Heyer and son, Bob, with 85.2- School latched on to the NAT BULK OF TilE points accrued Ed Schusster, Richardson, Mike

roir Uasktiill-:=---==::= 83. TCenter Captain's Trophy, em. by the Missiles were for Michaelchek, Bob Bickel, Don
Volleyhall Wrestling:; ---.-.-..- I IN THE 12-AND under class, blematic 0 f the all-round place, show and fourth posi- Coleman, Jack Candland and
hnnball --------- Donald Woods and daughter, Bar sports championship in Center tion winnings. The champions Sol Parrish.
Baseball ::=::::=: :: :
toll'': C ONF... ..;J\oCE bara, captured top honors with a intramural competition.With entered teams in 17 events of Final 1954 Captain's Trophy

Bowling Eoer4 __ Feb Date. 28 ,,.- net 43. a total of 860 points, the intramural program. standings:
Tent)lnting; === July Mar, i == : Qualifying for the Jax Navy NAWS School replaced Avia With Lt. Arthur Knoizen, NAWS 6o'AK
colt .........._ July JII .._.. varsity golf team takes place tion Electrician's Mate School, athletic officer, and Dee Rich :(A) School School 754
Wresting Isaaketball=== il::: 21 = I Jan. 15-23 over the 36-hole route. Class A, winners the past two ardson, enlisted representative, C A- Schoollet Lt. 71AO UAMH
Volleyball .._.. slay 16 ); School fx i
Softball' Aug. r : All personnel> aboard the stationare years. the school was\ congratulatedby AN Hi School: 49t!
Baseball ==2: .Aug. ..: = : requested to participate.The THE SPARKlES finished Captain Henry C. DeLong, AKA Marines) School 410 487TraFac

"My ancestors came annual All-Station Mixed well, however, taking runner- commanding officer of the Admin. A Peel -423
the Mayflower" Four-Ball Tourney will be an up honors with 754 points. Training Center, sponsor of AGO School lea
'
AOB(<< ) School iw;
"It's lucky they did; event of Sunday, Jan. 23. Register The Missilemen copped three the Captain's Trophy CommUcary 144
first-place championships NAWS SCHOOL team man- AKM( ) School <
gration laws are stricter at the golf shack now. Dental k Med. !

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; rmmzrmFor II. Hospitalized Pilot's Inability To Shave Results In 50- Free Razors -I. I


Kent The hospitalization at the Naval personal electric razor. ling to cooperate and Tom Allen, Capt. Warren E. Klein, NAS Senior .

Hospital Jacksonville of Lt. Edward This give Comdr. Dietz an Jacksonville representative of the Medical officer, with the new
2 bdrm furn house, $95, 3934 Me- Idea. letter firm turned over 50:> new electric
D. Jones, pilot of Composite A was dispatched, ,
Girts Blvd, NAS'ext.. D397 or Rand Company to Comdr. Dietz for distribution razors.A .
Squad/on VC-62, developedinto to the Remington- razors 1
Ev-98538{) Currie an unusual circumstance. asking that company If it at the Naval Hospital and i similar ceremony was also

2 bdrm unfurn house( $70, 520 While recuperating from an accident would be willing to donate several Infirmary. :I conducted at the Naval Hospital,

Rusmore, NAS ext 8264 or 112-' Lt. Jones was visited by reconditioned 'razors for During a simple ceremony con Charleston, S. C., where Rear

83501, McCready Comdr. W. Donald Dietz, VC-62 use of patients hospitalized tot ducted in the office of Capt. Edward Adm. Charles F. Bezhrems,. and

3 bdrm home, Lake Shore Terr, skipper, who, when he noticed Naval Hospital and NAS Infirmary J. Lowe, Naval Hospital! Capt. John P. Wood accepted new
Ev-94640 after 1600, Dollar that his pilot could not get out Jax.RemingtonRand. commanding officer, Commander
I
4 rm unfurn gar apt, $30, 1726 E. of bed to shave lonnoil him his was most wil Dietz presented Capt. Lowe and razor outfits
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Duval, Ev-99691, Porter\
fuin util $55, 1585 Engine Confab Scl +f::...... ;?:: :'.., ," VA ClarifiesContinued
4 Blanding rm Ev-71236 apt, ,,Smith I.I At Jax0&R I.I ..,.... ..'.it':...)..:::>'\r$: 0' : (;, ( from Page 1))

4 rm unfurn cot, $15, Ev-85130, The Bureau of Aeronautics has .
31. For example, a man who entered
Davis: designated Overhaul and Repair :: ..:.-
service December 1, 1954,
2. rm furn apt, $40, 2615 Green, Jacksonville as the location for :. +
< would receive GI Training En-
Ev-72694, Junkins Wright E1820 and RL300 engine } t
titlemont only for the period between -
3 rm ho 'I December 1, 1954, and January
Ev8537Register.. conference to be held January
.
a;: 31,1955:>about three monthsof
'3 bdrm house to share, 4563 Tim- 2428. t 5455
'j schooling. Under present law
uquana Rd, Ev-87957, McCul- '" ,,'"
those who enter service this
'lough. I I Reserve : ::: month will be entitled to still less
.4 bdrm furn cot, 12-3rd Ave N., :
GI Training-only a few weeksat
Ex-85933 or C0836) Franzblau (Continued from Pane 1)) most. '
.2 bdrm furn house, $60, 1 bdrm .
the United States. The cruise ... :::;
BUT BEFORE ANY veteran can
112-88244 Sadler
furn $50 ,
apt, ',
covered 16,000 miles with visitsto ; qualify for GI Training after discharge -
3 rm unfurn apt, 2902 Cherokee, ..
Ev-95326, Whittington seven countries and thirteen he must meet two other:;
ports of call: of the lie
law. must
requirements
3 bdrm house 4617 Ulmer NAS '
,..;'1
ext 789, Raker The world premiere of the mo : ...::.;:.(;,,:: have been separated from service

.Bdrm with home priv,,3338 Randall tion picture "Malta Revisited", ': under other than dishonorable
l, EV-89223! 'HertzmanBdrm filmed during VP-741's 16,000mu'c xj ': 1" ; conditions with at least 90 daysof

'with home priv, 4515 .Cola I cruise will be shown' to the active'! duty, unless dischargedsooner

lego, Ev-93176, Gaines : public following the review. .. v.,. ,_.' w..,, .'_VH'. for a disability incurredin '
3 turn 2984 'Green LEADING THE GUEST list of line of duty. Not all the 90
$65
rm apt, ,
Comdr. E."Ji. (I left)
Harvey
BRITISH MEDIC VISITS-Wing ,
need be before 31
NAS ext 8153 or Ev-84447! lIes. dignitaries wi1be{ UnderSecretary Royal Air Force, is bade.farewell by Capt. Warren E. Klein, NAS days January ;
ter of the Navy Thomas Gates. senior medical officer, following a visit of local naval activities any part of it could come after

2 rm furn apt, $50, 2512 College, Others to be on hand include The Royal Air Force officer spent last Thursday in 'a tour and wards. Post Korea veterans already
Ev-72475, Smith Lester Foley, minister to Dominican study of Navy methods used, in flight physiology- "out of service are not affected -

3 ,rm turn,,apt, $35,"569 Roberts, Republic; Spessard Holland, by the January 31 cnd-of-
Ev-93342 at 1500, Austin' Senator from Florida; Congressman British Officer WEEKEND TIDE the.emergency.period, so far as

2 rm turn apt, utile Ev-94275 Charles Bennett; Jackson. I High Low starting Korean GI Bill Trainingis

l Groves ville Mayor Haydon Burns; Vice Studies Navy A.M. P.M. A.M. P.M. concerned. Under the law, they

.2 rm furn apt, 4417 San Juan, Adm. Calvin T. Durgin, now I Fri 12:05: 12:20 6:03: 6:25: still must start their courses with

Ev-91825, Gilbert retired and former Commander : Sat. 12:56: 1:09: 6:59: 7:15: in three years after discharge or
Methods
Medic
1 bdrm furn apt, 2660 Forbes, Fleet Air Jax; Rear Adm. I Sun. 1:49: 2:00: 7:57: 8:08: release from active duty. This

Ev-73697, Snow Albert Read (retired), who participated An observation and study tour applies to all eligible veterans.
3 bdrm unfurn house, 4333 Gari- in the first Atlantic flightin But the date does have a bearingon
baldi, Venctia, Ex-80132, Smith 1924; Rear Adm. John Perry, of the Navy methods used in Navy CombatContinued the ending of the entire Korean

5 rm unfurn apt, 3664 Riverside, Commander Fleet Air Jax; Rear flight physiology! was made last GI Training Program.
( from Pare 1))
Ev-93718, Smith Adm. Kenmore McManes, assis- Thursday by Wing CommanderE. THE LAW STATES that all

3 bdrm unfurn house, 4542 tant Chief of Naval Operations, B. Harvey,"Royal Air Force, also some of the lighter momentsof training must be ended eight

Blount, NAS 'ext 622 or 649, Naval Air Reserve; Capt. EdwardE. attached to the British Joint Service life during war. years after the termination of the
Arnold Lowe commanding officer Na period or 8
Mission, Washington, D. C. Brought to Jacksonville by the emergency years
3 rm furn gar apt, $60, 4327 Hiawatha val Hospital Jax; Capt. John S. Navy Department, under the direction after a veteran leaves the service,
Ev-98915, Darling Thach, commanding officer NAS According to Capt. Warren E. whichever is earlier.

2 bdrm furn house, $75, Ev-99779, Jax: ; Capt. Edwin J. S. Young, Klein, Station senior medical officer of the Chief of Information The eight years from end-of-
who accompanied the visiting the exhibit locally is spon
Mueller! Commander Fleet Air Wing Ele date the final date
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3 t bdrm unfurn house, avail 25' ven; Capt. R. O. Green, chief of officer on his tour, the medical sored by the Junior Chamber of of the GI Program now has

Jan, $75, 5257 Helm, Venetia staff ComFairJax; Capt. Henry departments at NAS Jax, Cecil Commerce. been set as January 31, 1963. The

Terr, Smithson C. DeLong, commanding officer,, Field, and NALF Mayport wero TilE SELECTION of 124 paint President's Proclamation also af-

2 rm furn apt, 4620 Buikinghead NATrCenter and Capt. L. M., visited. i ings in "Operation Palette"1 are fects Public Law 894, a Vocational

Rd, Rhodes Stevens, commanding officer NAS While in the Jax area, Wing the outstanding works of the following Rehabilitation Training Programfor

6 rm furn duplex to share, 556 Cecil Field, plus many others. Commander Harvey was also a ; combat artists: Comdr. veterans disabled in service

Lancaster, El-55719, Reed .' ALSO ARRIVING will be a guest aboard the carrier U S S William Ketcham Murray: ,- Comdr. since the outbreak of Korean

0 rm house, gar, 4728 Kerle, Mur- group of foreign naval attaches,, Intrepid docked at Mayport. Standish Backus, 'Lcdr. William hostilities.

ray Hill, Ev-96487, Azbart including Vice Adm. Geoffrey Local flight surgeons and the Franklin Draper, Comdr. Griffith VETERANS DISABLED on or

0 9 bdrm unfurn house, 4815 Blackburn Barnard, Great Britain; Beat visiting officer, in discussion of Bailey Coal, Comdr. Dwight C. before January 31, 1955, may be

t Rd, Ev-95867, Salter Adni. H.G. Newolf, Canada; Com- the comparison of 'methods of Shepler, Lt. :Mitchel,Jamieson, Alexander eligible for training, provided

S rm turn gar apt, $65, 2601 Park, modore Morson'Medland, Canada; study and training in flight phy- P. Ruflso, Specialist First they need it to overcome the han-

%y Ev-82770, Houston Capt. Alexander Rhallys, Greece;; siology by the Navy and the Bri Clues; Hugh Cabot, Journalist Seaman dicap of their disability. But veterans .

p 1 bdrm, kit priv, 3203 Lake Shore Capt.? Fahir Karayel, Turkey; tish, found many similarities in ; Herbert Hahn, Photographer disabled after January 31
blvd Ev-92771, Nelson Behic France both services. and Richard Gen
Comdr. Henri ;; First Class,
for
will not be eligible the vocational -
t bdrm turn house, 1694 ,Geraldine Comdr. Betelhe De 'Sousa, Portu : ders, Draftsman Chief training benefit. As a resultof
''
Dr., Ph-887739, Sikes gal; Lt. Francesco Chianura,, ;: The combat art'exhibit has'been the Proclamation, the end of

.. For Sale Italy', and Lcdr. J. G. Treacher, ton exhibition since 1946, and over the Vocational Rehabilitation Program
1953 Glider 32.ft' house-trailer, aide',to Admiral Barnard; Group 35,000,000 people have seen the for eligible Post-Korea' vet-

5906 Timuquana Rd, NAS ext Comdr.. Henry Richards, RCAF exhibit erans will be' January 1964,
till 8357,.Spurting find'Squadron Leader E. L M.: Et- American Legion Post Nine has or nine years after release from

S bdrm house, Venetia, Ev-'71305, ties, Toronto, Canada. donated the use of its Duval St. active service, whichever is earl .
Balza x"ti '* auditorium for the show. The Jax '

1953 35-ft 'Rolla -Home, $2995, Garden Club has provided fresh ier.

Azalea Trailer. Pk, Lot 180, Lin- RCAF Bagpipe greenery and flowers. No training may be provided
demayer beyond those dates except for
Band To Appear certain hardship cases which, under -
3 bdrm house, 6025 TransylvaniaAve
Air Wing the law, are granted an addi-
Ev-81949, Phelps
Here SaturdayA Continued from 1)) tional four years in which to
Z bdrm house, $850 down, 7.40 ( Page
train.BCBS.
Erie St, Ev-80694, BaseMiscellaneous bit of color will be addedto the, PBM: and P5M seaplanes. 5u .
From home- l>aos along the
the annual inspection Satur .,
Will share ride between St. Aug- day of NARTU's "Weekend Atlantic coast; a flotilla of 26 Payments Due

gustine and NAS, 1500 to 2300 Warriors" when the Pipe Band MWuI$ li submarines will roam submerged; Blue Cross-Blue Shield policyholders
t shift, Va-93817, Agnes Davis around Puerto Rico and the Virgin
from the 400 (F) Squadron, are advised that monthly
Wilt enter car pool from Neptune Toronto, Canada makes its Islands, acting as "needle payments are due Jan. 17 and 18.
Beach to NAS daily 0730-1610 appearance. I In the ha j"stack" for the scanning .

"HAS ext 8397, Currie patrol bomber sub flotilla the patrol squadronswill
i i Following the inspection, A total of 13 Atlantic Fleet sharpen their skill in mine
Supervisors Meet this Royal Canadian Air Force HONORABLE THOMAS: S. I patrol squadrons plan to join-\\n laying tactics. They will make

5 Association of Band, well-known for its pre GATES JR., under.Secretary of the mass-scale search. gunnefy, bombing and rocketryruns
National
The
cision and color will displayits 'will be principal
the Navy, Islands of Cul-
the all five the tiny
Local No. 11 will I During exercise on
Supervisors
marching drill technique to speaker at the annual NARTU
hold its regular meeting Jan. 13 : the wail of bagpipes.The Jax Inspection and review,Sat FA.W-11 squadrons will operate bra and Fungy Bowl, and theywill
at 1930 at the YWCA, 32S East. urday. Mr. Gates heads an impressive under the control of Commander, shoot at "sleeves" tied to
band will be outfittedin
list of civic, naval and towedby
FAW-11 from Jacksonville.In aircraft and spar targets
Duval. All members are urged to
Scottish kilts. foreign dignitaries who will be
the bouts.
addition to looking 'for1 ocean-golnj tug
IK present. 1 on hand for the occasion ....