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Creation Date: January 20, 1955
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I I Pilot WitIlVC-62 May Be First Of AF Launched__By New Catapult I j


A Korean War Veteran with TilATS THE FASTEST I've carrier operations off the Flo THE EXCHANGE PILOT reported photographic reconnaissance. .

more than 100 photographic ever traveleji in that short a rida-Georgia coast. to Jax from Shaw Air Detachments from the squadron .

reconnaissance missions was space," declared First Lieutenant In successfully completinghis Force Base, Sumter, S. C are now,serving on board
shot from the flight deck of Robert E. Burkhart after carrier qualifications, he where he served with the 18th
three of the Navy's attack aircraft

the USS Intrepid recently in a his first steam catapult launch. made five "touch-and-go" Tactical, Reconnaissance Squa
F21i-2P Banshee Jet to become, Presently on exchange duty landings In the Navy Banshee. dron. carriers. Lt. Burkhartwill

what local Navy officiate be- with Fleet Air Jacksonville's Comdr.. W. Donald Dietz commanding Composite Squadron 62, operating be a member of a detach. .
lieve, is the first Air Force Composite Squadron 62, Burk officer of VC-62, cal Banshee and FQF[ -6P ment which will deploy to the
pilot to ever be launched by hart earned his unusual distinction led Lt. Burkhart's performance Cougar photo-jets, provides the Mediterranean area later this
the new steam catapult. while qualifying for aboard ship "outstanding". U. S. Atlantic Fleet with aerial year.

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VOL-12 No. 41 UNITED STATES NAVAL AIR STATION, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA 20 January' 1955' ..

Home of Commander Naval Air Bases, Sixth Naval District; Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville; Fleet Air Wing 11; Naval Air Technical Training Center

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I Tests Begin Feb. 1
FAWTU Is


Latest Fleet Many Await February



Unit HereA YZ Fleet-Wide PO ExamsAfter


new Fleet unit was added< : weeks of anticipating and haul study, over 1,000

this week to the growing host I 3lE candidates have their eyes set on the fleet-wide petty officer)
of activities board the .
on
rating examinations, which begin February 1.'
Jacksonville Naval Air Station
"" 11Ns,: The first class petty officer gets advancements in ratings within

Christened "Fleet AH-Weather t '::$ his only chance in 1955 to try the past month. In all, a total of
for that chief hat '
Training Unit, Detachment Able", on February; 165 were rated.
1. Exams for third class slated
the unit in are
new was placed operation The Education office at-NATTCenter -
for Feb. 8 for second clas Feb
last Saturday. It will ;
replacethe reports that of the 450
::' 15, and first class Feb. 23.
Instrument Flight Training candidates for February PO ex
Division of Fleet Aircraft Service Less Candidates ams, 177 go up for third class, 73
Squadron Six, which became non : I ; 1 Approximately 450 enlisted men for second, 102 for first and 165
... exfstcnt last Friday. ..V from the Naval Air Station are for chief petty officer.

Mod of the IFTU Division's :: scheduled to take the test, about I Exams are given twice a year
450 from the Naval Air Technical .
and for the lower three grades,
equipment personnel were pay
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.on. ----o "mo. 'm"T'W Training Center and
transferred to the new detachment many in February and again in August.
FIRST 1955 PPC Comdr.' Jack Grayson (right), command. .
Lcdf, Allie Callan more from Fleet] Air Jax activi! e .
W. who ing officer of Patrol Squadron Three, displays his Patrol Plane ties. ,The figure for Fleet Air was
was officer-in-charge of IFTU, is Commander certificate, the first Capt. Edwin J. S. Young:, (left),
now officcr-in-chargc of the new Commander Fleet Air Wine 11, has awarded this year. The day not available at press time. NavyCombaiArt
FAWTU, Detachment Able. after he was designated a PPG In P2V-5 bombers the skipper Of the 450 from NAS, 172 will
took his "Huskies" to Roosevelt Roads Puerto Rico for Operation
instrument vie for third class, 191 for second,
The same flight "Springboard. Exhibit
training program 'conduct. -.- 47 for first and 27 for chief petty

ed by 1FTU will be offered by Limited System Of Increase Officer. The number of candidates '
FAWTU's Detachment Able, represents a 50 per cent decreasein Scores Hit
with of few the number which took the
the exception a Hike Aims According to Just as it has everywhere,
changes necessary to standardize Proposed Pay exams a year ago.
"Operation Palette", the Navy'shuge
all of U. S. Atlantic Fleet's Fred Avera, ADC, of the NAS
instrument flight training. Education Office, this slump is combat art exhibit, which
attributed to ((1)) the large number closed an eight-day showing in
A similar detachment, FAWTU -
To Men In ServiceTo Jacksonville Tuesday, scored a
of rated
Detachment Baker, has been Keep personnel just ; ((2)a
smash hit with the public.
placed in operation at Oceana, sharp cut in station complement -
and (3)) the number of first A glance at the guest register '
Va., replacing another I F T U
good to in the services President -
there. encourage men stay class and CPO ratings frozen tells the story of what Jackson:
Eisenhower will send a military measure to Con yule citizens
IFTU! personnel can be justly pay Many Already Rated area thought of this
proud of their, now defunct, gress proposing a limit d system of pay increases. An unusually high number of traveling art exhibit. Such superlative .
unit's short history. Since it was Designated a* a "career incen station personnel have received as "the .finest", "superb",
first organized in July 1953 by the tive" pay plan, It is said to be 147, or a (5612 pay raise a unbelievable ", outstanding ",
pooling of all the instrument estimated at an annual cost of month.A WEATHER OUTLOOK "excellent", "best I have ever
flight training equipment and personnel about 9750 million which would be FIRST LIEUTENANT: or Friday-Partly cloudy and warm- seen"-grace the pages of the register
assigned to the carrier air offset by the sharp cut in man lieutenant Junior grade with more er ,

groups in this area, IFTU has had i power ordered by the Admlnlstrn- than three but lean than four years Saturday-Scattered.. showers and CHIEF JOHN COURTNEY; custodian -
a steady growth in equipment, I tion; ... No across-the-board per service would get a 147 per cent cooler. of the art exhibit, has
personnel and students centage Increase is considered, and (Please Turn to Pare !8 t, Col. 4)) I Sunday-Clear and cool estimated that some 4,500 people
4 I no increase is provided for any passed through the doors of the '

BuPers serviceman. whatever his rank, c 1 f j P r American Legion auditorium, 311
Eyes with less than two years service.It West Duval St. to view then display -
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also would make it unoprofit- This is believed to be a"re-
Old Method able for a man to stay in uniform cord for an art exhibit in Jac>
after he failed to win promotion sonville.

Of DischargeThere within a reasonable time a Brought to Jacksonville by the

ACCOIIDINO TO THKhK; pro-: Navy Department, and sponsoredby '
is a possibility that the visions about one-flfth of the Na the Junior Chamber of Commerce -
old discharge system, whereby vy's. personnel! would get no raise in cooperation with tho '.
various ships and stations sep- The largest, percentage increase Navy, "Operation Palette" moves
prate their own men instead of would go to Army, .Air Fore or next to West Palm Beach
sending them to a central separation Marine Corps second lieutenantsand FEATURING PAINTINGS I in
point, may be restored. to Navy ensIgns with more oil, pastel{ charcoal, watercolor,
Commanding officers of ships, than trfre but less than four years prismacolor, and scratchboard, the
stations and commands have been 8ervic Officers in this category art show depicted Naval acHy!
sent feelers on how they feel would,receive an additional 16 per j ties in World War II and the
about such a move. A decision cent or $S9.28 a'month, totaling Korean War, painted of men in
will be made when these reports 129.78 a.' month base pay. combat by men in combat. The

from ,the field are completed. The top percentage for enlisted display! :also included many of theJght'er .
It is pointed out that permitting personnel 'would go to sergeants (non-combat) moments of
ships and stations to discharge br Navy chiefs with more than the wars.
their own personnel again eight years service who would receive Visitors to the show were askedto

would\ mean savings -in honey, an increase e of {26.52: to -"..-,-.. vote for their favorite paint.
and would also reduce shore station -- $289.50 a month. The highest Increase BRAZILIAN OFFICERS-Attending th* 17th Aviation Ground ing. Topping the list was a water-
manpower, which could be in warrant officer ranks Officers School class at NATTCenter. are two lieutenant commanders color by Dwight Shepler, depleting -
used by forces afloat. It would would go to a first class warrant of the Brazlllao Navy. Jajme Costa Jr., (left) and Sjlrio a coxwain at the\helm of an
also mean additional clerical work officer with 'more than 12 years Siqueira, both of Rio de Janeiro are taking the eight-week courseas infantry landing craft (see pic-
part of the Mutual Defense Assistance Program. With them Is
for various ships and stations; service. ,His. percentage wovld.be Lt. lam Wilkinson, assistant training officer at AGO School. (Pleas!* Turn to rage t, Col. 5)r ), .


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. ROLLIN YIIEl\I-Help\ Our Children To--Live-



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Published every Thursday for Navy and Marine Hcthltloi at Nml Air' i
Ration, J ckRomllle, FU. '
1-<' NAS, J cUB,llleCart. .
John S. Thaoh ....._...___._..Commanding Officer
t 'r Comdr. John N. Myers .. KxecutUe; Officer To Whom It May Concern, v
Fleet Air lackllom.
Rent Mm. John Perry- : .-._.......Commander I am writing this letter in reference
)t. Capt. Richard O.. Greene ...-....-..._.._-__.Chief ot Start
to the Safety campaigns:
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Fleet Air Wl f ]MT
f. Capt. Edwin JS. Young ?........._...w.._. Commander that have been going on for the
r t Comdr. Frank D. Heyer ..... .._....?.. ....Chief Stall Otflcer
\ Natal Ai' IVntrrCapt. months that this
t" :.,.. Henry C. DoLong; ...._.._?....!....,?........_..........-........_.Commanding Offlcrr past hoping
Comdr. Edward \V. Bishop.........................................Kxecutlt* Officer may be of advantage. If at all

Capt. Edward S. Lowe .Natal ll.-ipltl............-.-................ .Commanding Officer possible, I would appreciate that
, \I C pt. L. A. Newton ......_.-..-..........._......1-Jxecullve" Officer this be entered in your paper as

I r pt. Wilson R. naitlelt ....NARTU...............................Commanding Officer a reminder to the drivers of NAS. L, J
\ Comdr. Laurence 1<'. Stcffenhagen: .-....................Executite. Officer
I To begin with, I personallywish
The JAX AIR NEWS li published weekly at the U. S. Naval Air Station. that all of the so-called
Jacksonville. Florida. and printed rommt'rdLll1ylth non-anpioprlated ivind
lit no expense Tto the government and In compliance with NAVKXOS P,15. Rev. "hotrodders"" and all of the "ex-
Nov. 1945.! Coplon are Naval Air Technical Training Center Natal Air R.eE'n'f'' Training Unit, and the' cellent drivers" could see some
U. S. Naval Hospital. of- the accident case that come
Editor -Andrew II. Planey
.i Sports! Kdltor--Got don Robbie. JO.1. : Staff RepoileiiJack. Holrne, Pill: here to the Operating Room, Naval \!- -
Cluilci .Karl. JOSN. Hospital It is absolutely out
The JAX AIR NEWS la a member of the Armed Forces Preiw Service. beings"
for "human to
AFPS material appearing In this publication may not be reprinted withoutthe rageous
written permission of Armed Forces Piens S.*r'v1ce. Renubllcatlon of other go out and merely slaughter one Drive Carefully, the life you save may lie your
.
matter except hy service publications Is ..prohllllf'dlIhlut permission of
Kdltor.: JAX ATR NFAVS.Kdltorlnl another with an automobile. own-child !
: office located Main Administration' Building: Phone' extensions
"' .18.*) 210 and $161.Where's. IF ONLY WE COULD make -...-. --. .. -' -
them understand just how im-

: portant one life is really worth. Good Conduct AwardsTo
The Fire ?
Engine Most people just don't seem to 5 VF-172 Men

i care as they go and drive reck-
The volunteer fire company of East Junket Falls is in hot lessly and find themselves in a Five Good Conduct Awards

Water. tangled mess of steel and glass highlighted Fighter Squadron172's

There hasn't been a blaze in East Junket"Falls for nigh onto and usually wind up in the Emergency monthly personnel inspection CATHOLIC

35 years-not since Caleb Thatcher's corn crib caught fire and the Room. Then naturally the .I last Saturday. Sunday, Mass-0800, 0900, 1000--

volunteer firemen kind of let things lip. doctors and staff are responsible.We In ceremonies during the inspection St. Edward's Chapel.
Glenn EstesJr.
They forgot where they put their hoses, their axes and their do all the worrying and pray- Comdr.

fire engine. The town hall is blazing away to cinder*---and they ing for them and work till all ., commanding officer of the Saturday-OSOO.

aren't prepared for the emerg'ency. hours trying to save some of squadron, presented Good Daily-0630.

\ How about you? How tidy are your personal affairs? them. And believe it or not, the Conduct Medals to Donald Sunday-0630-Ma. s at Hospital

If you should die tomorrow (and who can fissure you that you i first question asked by these people Maddux, AMAN; John Parker, ChapeL

Won't?) do your dependents know where all your personal records ] is-usually "When can I get AE3; Clay Mclnnis Jr., AT2; MORMON
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John Hansford, AT2 and a
:, are located? on my feet and go on liberty? ,1930 Monday NATTCChaplain's -
L brortzc star in lieu of a third
They don't seem to care about
; Office.CHRISTIAN .
Good Conduct Medal to Rob-
having to wake, up the internes, SCIENCE1900TuesdayMainside
\ ert Breen, ADI.Overseas !.
the COD, the O. R. crew, X-Ray, I
Chapel
the lab watch, and then finally
down to some ward where they Office on ramp.PROTESTANT.

need beds for some person who I GI [ail :

really needs it and not someone 0930-All Saints' 'Chapel.

who could have prevented his Via Airlines 1100-All Saints' ChapeL

being there. I The Department of Defense! ha* 1000-Naval Hospital Chapel

ALL OF TilE ABOVE mentioned announced that air postage-paid (Note: Addresses of local I
are the people who have to
churches be obtained by call
'nail to and from military post may
be awakened if the case may be ng the Chaplain's Office, 425).
at night. Yes, all of them fQr offices overseas henceforth will be I .

just one man, who ordinarily has raided' whenever possible: by reg-
I Smart Alex says the man wh*
good sense, but happened to have: jlarly scheduled commercial air-
.
.j, gets too big for his breeches will
\t" "one too many" or was in a hurry i'I j(nes. be exposed in the end.

I t Where's your birth certificate Your insurance policy Your There is no reason in the whole I I.

r .. tax: receipts ? Your marriage license? Your employment records? wide world for all of these broken 'I "

t: Oh, they're around some place? You can't tell anybody where : bones, disfigured faces and I ..

t these vital records are when you're six feet under the turf. even death when it can all be

,. Death, accident and illness can strike swiftly-without warning. I worked down to a few simple] tR {iMarine

.' Why not spend! the next week arranging your personal affairs? things driving carefully and ,. ., .. .

4, Make out a will. Put it, along with your other personal records, In heeding the road signs that are t. ''-i'L.,/;: :: .... ... ..

'some safe and tell found. there for your benefit and not .... '.. .' "
t place- your dependents where they can be ....."", .1' :.,,' .
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The Boy Scouts are right, brother: Prepared! (AITS) just to amuse travelers.I ] I "

!1. __ : : SINCERELY HOPE that If \

this reaches the Jax Air News }).: '

r I i and is printed that some of you

MHtWKIWJ: Navy men will think a little

I about this article the next time
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I', \rt HERE ARE ANSWERS TO TiE!
M\. \ QUESTIONS SERVICEMeN AND THEIR ; i i you start pressing on the accele- .
''I I. FAMILIES' ASK THE VETERANS < i I rator. Then and only then can :.. .f .
11 ADMINISTRATION. !
EVERY PAY.. ftQ
we call it a perfect week. .., '
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-Is! it possible for two vet- I For those who are interested, .
rrans to take Korean GI Bill I know. I. there is a very good school in ''

farm training on the same farm? Q-I forgot to pay my GI insurance Edgewood for all drivers. It,is ona ,.,1 '' -

\ 0 r must each veteran-trainee premium on time, and voluntary get-up with the exception ,

f.. have his own farm? : mailed it to the VA toward the of those sent there by the r, .

1 end of the 31-day grate period. court. The classes are held at the .....'J!': ..
each farm
A Generally, What does the VA go by, in de- Police Academy on McDuff, just .
trainee is expected to train on
r terming whether the premiumwas off ot Roosevelt Boulevard] ; Marin
I a farm he owns or manages.However TOP STUDENT -
Veterans mailed in time-the date on "Alarmed." Ffe. Earl Chambers (right) is
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two Sets
r may my check or the date the premium I congratulated by Lt. CoL Frank
train en a single farm if conditions Porter commanding officer .r
reaches VA ,
+ are favorable enough to A-Neither, The postmark on Info On AA Available Mark At Marine Aviation Detachment
NATTCenter for povtinr the
assure successful training and ,
For information
the envelope is considered M concerning highest at Airman
\ average
eventual self-employment for the date on which the premium Alcoholics Anonymous call extension ANP Preparatory School. Chambers
each. wax paid. 425. ) SchoolMarine new record average was ".14.

t. Q-I am entitled to 36 months Q-I am taking Korean GI
Pvt. Earl Chambers aircraft
f : of training under the Korean GI farm training. My school has just GI Bill. It k being offered by a native of Shreve, Ohio, is being, a introductory fire-fighting, lIaM

; Bill. Does. that mean my GI on- informed me that it has extendedthe school that requires a predominance congratulated] this week for repair, guns and expletives,

fc the-farm training course can last length of the course beyond of shop work. How many the highest scholastic: attaining tools and electronics.

for 36 months that which has been approved by hours a week would I have to go :average on record at Airman Pre- Marine Chambers will be assigned

t A-N o t necessarily. The VA. Will I get GI allowance pay- .to be considered a full-time student paratory School at NATTCenter. to Machinist Mate Schoolat

of farm training ments for the extension? ? .
length your Leading his graduating class Marine Aviation Detachment,

program will depend on how A-No. GI allowances, under Full-time training in a with a 96.04, Pfc. Chambers wasa NATTCenter Memphis, Ten*.

long It will take you to reach the law, may not be authorized: trade coarse requiring shop I member of the company which .

t. your objective. Your programIs for extensions beyond the pe- practice It at least 30 hours a I also established the highest ave- Although the modern girl's bat
tailor-made to fit riod required to complete week for at least five
jour own your days a rage on record, an 80.14 mark. looks like a mop, it doesn't worry
; and H approved training week, with no more than two
needs experience; maybe program. The eight-week course at AN her much. Being a modern girl
shortened to take advantage Q-I am planning to take a carpentry and one-half hours of rt periods (P) school trains students in the she doesn't know what a iA >p

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VP-18 FAW-ll VC-62, VP-16, VA-175 VF-43, CAG-3 Report t To Draft 20,000In



I Scouting Jacksonville Areu Squadrons February

A draft call for 20,000 men,'

3.000 less than for the previousseven
VP-18 the Air National Guard. months, has been issued

Boy Scout Troop No. 2 of the i i *. by the Defense Department for

fhurch of Good( Shephard, with i VC62The February'

sixteen boys and two adult ead. I I "wing-system" is back in M' 1.. w 3'ti .

ers spent this past weekend aboard full swing in VC-62, with half the

the Naval Air Station with I I pilots flying in the morning and Cooperation Of

Patrol Squadron Eighteen acting i the other half in the afternoon,

as host. Edward Holt, ADAN, assistant Lcdr. Lee Blodget, operations officer Fleet Squadrons

scoutmaster, who is a says it should give each ,

member of VP-18 was in chargeof pilot a minimum of 35 hours per

the unit. month. i Noted At, School

The boys were given a tour Night flying is scheduled for' y .

of a P2V-5 Neptune patrol bomber three nights a week. Each night V Cooperation of Fleet and squad.

and also a look at the squad features a different type aircraftin ron officers attending Aviation

ron spaces. They then were led this versatile outfit. On Mon Ordnance Officers School at the

to the Operations area where they days it's Cougars, on Tuesdays Naval Air Technical Training

listened to 'a concert by the City it's TV's and Beechcraft, and'the jj Center was praised in an addressto

of Toronto Band which was here Banshees go out on Thursday I' k' : the eleven-man graduation', I ,

for the NARTU inspection. night. This system should gl\'c'I class by Comdr. Melville IA ","ft

They spent the day playing each pilot about four hours aI Compte, superintendent: of ar .1

month at night. tcriance training, in exercises last: '
softball, looking at aircraft, attended \ :
Another operations is to Friday ; .
a movie and were extremely aim i ;
interested spectators of the get all pilots checked out in all I ."Sometimes: we lathe training**u ,

NARTU Inspection. They woundup four types of aircraft. The instru.j centers, removed: from fle" tK ,

the day with a milk and ice ment training program, __ ___. ___ m__ ____._n._.._. __n __ .n__ squadron ,operations get: ,away' >
cream hour a.t the Operations Dave Williams, has been broad A PRETTY'PENNY-Thomas Hoover; AD2','-of 'Patrol" Squad from your problems but the beneficial / 11

Building before) bedding down ened, and it is eventually hoped ron.18, accepts a eh.*k 1er1,600from Lt. Lois Harden, NAS Disbursing suggestions and cooperation( ....1. .
to get all pilots through the 12. officer, ship-over. for'riz' :; more' years; from this .
class will aid
for the materially
night at anchorage pointin Shipmate ( ) IMS already received bis ship4 ,.R.
their tents, jungle hammocksand hop, back-seat instrument coursein ping-over BIG; BMwtartac' out fay and-unused in our,training program' he\told """-

sleeping bags. the TV. leave, the two wotf <.... flJM total. For the benefit of some of VC62's John Straker ( VZMB, jtreweKtal 'tfee two wih ,"Your ;
The troop departed the station recent experience with I
chubbier officers, a "Physi discharges and shipping-orer papers at.a jeerer ony._____ _. the ,
Sunday morning. The boys had a I fleet and squadrons brines w4.:r.

good taste of Navy life and appreciated cal Conditioning" program has riage one day-until January your problems up to date and assists -',,:: '\.
been set up which will give all He married Miss Jacquelyn M SAFETYBox "
the invitation and help of us in our training planning"Lt ., ,
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officers at least three good hours Algarde of Elkins Md.
VP-18 in making their campouta Score P. S: Callahan of 'NAS' j
of physical training a week. To :r
Lcdr. Richard G. Hanecak
reported -
success Hutchinson, Kan., was the honor
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hear some of the of char- ,
groans in on January 14 from >
Disabling Injuries Through student of the class with a final
ley-horses and stiff necks, you'dthink Photo School.
FAW11A average of 94.40. ,
Tuesday, Jan. 18 w.
of
some of them were out
Marriage, birth, transfers and VC-62's roster was expanded by This week a 17-Officcr. class
shape. A vote revealed that most This Month 0
basketball activities highlight the two Chiefs and four "Indians" in reported aboard, including ten
officers preferred basketball, softball This Year 0
news from the Wing this week. the past week. William C. Good- Navy and seven Marine Officers
and handball, so that's whatit Days Since (,jut ,
Billy Perry, AU, assumed the consists of right now. son, PRC; Leroy E. Sullivan, BM- Lost-Time Accident 48 to ttfke the 10-week course
"ball and chain" role with the Cj; Robert Dominguez, ATAN;
Harry E. Southwick, ADC, and VIMS
former Telka Lynn Kinard of Donald E. Howell, ATS; Henry
Yonkers, N. Y. on Dec. 31 Omer E. Kelly, ADC, who have Legreide, AD3, and Paul V. Co- Ramsey, AM2, shipped over for Patrol. Squadron 18 started off
been on night check for the past zens, Ph3, reported aboard. six years and is still with' the I with a bang in the intra-mural
Melvin Bell, AOC, has added a several months, are getting their squadron.The basketball league with a win
baby girl, Kathy Anne, to his Discharged were Leonard J.
I eyes and ears adjusted to the over VP-16 by a score of 10337.
family. Kathy weighed eight t Bratthauer, AN; Edwin F. Gracia, squadron bested all other
bright and noisy daytime routine, Coach Hal Kuhn high
was man
AT2; and Bennie D. Boyd, Jr., attack squadrons in the Jackson.
pounds, one ounce. t having been replaced on night with 33 points in spite of the fact
ville last when it
PH3. Ronald C. Schneider, ADC, area Friday
Transfers include: Jerome Fu. check. Eugene H. Sutphin, ADC, that every man on the team had
scored of 10.4
was transferred to VU-4 at NAAS an average hits per
tan, RMC, to USS Corregidor and Charles B. Hill, ADC, are the been in the game by the start of
Chincoteague, Va., and Rocro R. pilot in the ComAirLant Strafing
(T-CVE-58)); Leon Hawn, YN3, new night hawks. the second quarter.
Paone AN for to Competitive Exercise. Lt. Thomas
reports duty
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to MSTS N. Y. Law.
Brooklyn Basketball Is
; The VC-62 team
VX-3 at NAS Atlantic City. A. O'Connell rated an "E" with The squadron has been busy
rence Thile, YN3, to Cine Europe, currently running firstin the since the new with its train.
27 hits year
Paris France Edwin Thomas second Thomas J. Shepard, ADC, our
; City League competition-
ing program and the results an
CS1, to USS Midway (CVA-41)) half, with two wins and no de Line Maintenance Chief, has reenlisted vr43Fighter In evidence by the number of
and Frank Alton\ ,. TEl, to USS feats. for four years
qualified pilots and instrument
Squadron 43 finds itself
Intrepid (CVA-11)). Ronald H. Clark, AN, and his 1 alone in Hangar 114, after cards issued The Squadron has

The FAW-11 Griffons have entered wife Margaret greeted a 6 Ib. VA175Six Carrier Air Group Four deployed to be ready when and if deployed

the formidable city basketball 10 oz. boy Jan. 10. They've named new men Joined the ranksof Lt.jg( ) Charles Conrad Jr.;Robert to Puerto Rico for two weeks in
him James Ronald. the squadron, Linwood Dolan,
league, playing in the Independent Campbell, and Walton Smith February.
league. They lost their David A. Justus, AE2, who wenton AD2; Willie Culberson, Jr., AD2;
were promoted to their present Congratulations to Ensign and
leave after the Coral Sea's Lawrence Baylor, AD2, and Francis
first game Monday, 66 to 49 to rank in December. Mrs. Ralph Hanegan who were
arrival reported that while home Mckailek,.ADI, were received
VF-43 is proud of the men who recently married. Donald Ball
Lcdr. Berger New on leave in Canon City, Colo., he aboard from NAS, Johnsville, Pa.
received advancement in rate. AO1, has been the third man this
married Betty Carroll of Canon Vernice Steele, AD2, comes from
Skipper Of VF-32 ; Donald Kerr James Mizelle week
AM3; to re-enlist in the Squadron.
City. NAS, Pensacola, and Dean Cra '
Lcdr. E. B. Berger has relieved Leroy E. Bullis, AA, missed a mer, AE1, from NATTC, Jax. Victor AD3; David Steffey, AO2; Rich- Lt.jg( ) and Mrs Wayne Jensen

Comdr. J, L. Evans as skipperof complete 1954 deduction from-his Bout, AN, left the squadronfor ard Stroupr, AM3, and Daniel arc the proud parents of twin

Fighter Squadron 32, NAS income tax by delaying his mar- NAS, Quonset Point. Billy I Landers, AT3, were advanced to boys, Mark E. and Merrill G. who
Cecil Field. their respective rates effective were born at the Naval Hospitalin
Nov. 18. John Arndt AO2 Wil- :
Comdr. Evans' new duty assignment ; December.
will be with the Central Y la R n{ A liam Arnold, A03; Donald Becht,
II James Pittman, BMGC, has re.
Air Defense Force. $ AT3; Robert( Berger, AM3; George I ccivcd orders to the USS Megara::
VF-32 member of Carrier Choulis, AT3; John Clifton, A03; I
a I (ARVA-C) in Naples, Italy; Len-
Air Group Three, was the first ..T"H Julian Dunn, A03; John Glomski, cry Donn, ADC, has reported a-
squadron in the U. S. Atlantic AK3; Albert Hagan, AE2; Richard board from NAS Pensacola.

Fleet to receive the Cougar type Midling, AKlr: Louis Nieman, PII S f
aircraft in 1952. The squadron 3; Edward O'Dwyer AE2, were

flys F9F-8 Cougars today. advanced to their present rateson VP.J6The
Jan. 1. squadron departs Saturday
The for San Juan, Puerto Rico while
squadron expects to enter
Dental Staff Keeps p the athletic spotlight by enter participating In "0 p er a t l o nSpringboard"

ing the basketball and bowling The "Eagles" will
Busy At CenterDental S Rs leagues. return Feb. 11.

health of the thousands S *. Welcome to the fold is extend.
ed to Lcdr. Woodrow Borne who ,
ef students who attend school at CAG3Three ,
the Naval Air Technical Training men received advance. reports in from Seattle, Wasli.

Center is safeguarded by the 10. ment in rate with the ringing in where he was a professor ot

officer dental staff under Capt. of"the New Year: Herbert Cooper, naval science at Washington Uni

George .Mills} dental officer ,. YN2; Jack Snow, YN3; Thomas versify

During.v 1 more( than 12,000 Shesko, YN3. Congratulations to the followingmen

patients were treated, averagingmore II.it Lt. (jg) Channing Ewing has who were advanced in rate

than 1,000 a month. Total ; 4 reported aboard and assumed the on the first of January: Lawrence

procedures were 33,612; total fillings s duties of Group Flight Surgeon, I Usoff, John Webb and Ray Dol.
BUSY DENTISTS-More than 1,000 patients a month are processed Lt. James who lar
relieving Ziegler to A02 Edward
15,614 and total cleanings ; Godfrey and
by the Dental Staff of the Naval Air Technical Training
2,591. Center. Safeguards of oral health of thousands of students attending was released to inactive duty Lt. Leroy Ladnier to AT2; William
Eighteen enlisted personnelwork the Training Center are (left to right), Comdr. Damon Her- (jg) Ewing reports from duty Maxwell to PH2; Edwin Blanco.
with the dental officers as nard, Lt (Or) Charles Boline, Lt. (UC) William Moore Lt. John with the Marine Corps having Donald Kilgus, Edwin Masch,
Schweitzer, Lcdr. James Pennlngton, Lt. Off) Peter Bryant, Lt
been assigned to Marine Aircraft John Barnett
technicians administrative as (jf) Robert Roland Lt. (js) Robert Fields and fomdr George" Charles Burgess .
sistants. Denny. Capt. George Mills is senior dental officer. Group-14. and Edward Wilson all to AD3.

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: Approaching Pilot Gets $econd Chance "

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i Thanks. To Alertness Of Runway Watch

,
ine pilot 01 tnc sleek \
wavy
Watch, this pilot had a second able. \\j4iub\
Jet was completing his final
chance with nothing to show for The Runway Watch stands on
approach: flashing toward the his "close call' but I
a scare. a little "platform mounted on a II I

end of runway nine at better More than 30 aircraft a year surplus ammunition trailer at the IfrJ.ii : Ii

than 100 miles per hour. are "saved" this way by the Run- end Of the runway; -on the pilot's i

"This should be my best land. wax Watches at Jacksonville Na- left. When a plane lands, it looksto

Ing this year," he thought |to val Air Station. Since the watch the Watch as though he will i

himself." was started in May 1042, it has surely be knocked'from his perchby J

saved the millions of dol- the the airplane
Then glancing to the side of the Navy wing as
lars and most important-possibly passes.
junway where a small figure on
u little platform was making frantic the )livcsof. many pilots. "I was scared to death for the

motions with two brightly TilE nUNW WATCH'S jobis first two hours," declared one of

colored paddles, the pilot's eyes to check each landing-plane to the watch standers: "but you stayso

widened in horror and his face sec if its wheels arc down= and in busy you soon forget to be

lost its Florida tan. Quickly he proper position. If the wheels i scared."

shoved the throttles forward with are not down, or if they are down One of Webster's New Collegiate

his left hand while his right hand but not locked in the right posi Dictionary's definitions of a A ROGER :.. This signal. demonstrated by Runway Wa h

eased back on the stick. tion, or if anything else looks hero is "A person of distinguished Frank Althoff 'Is called a "roger". Althoff gives a P2V-Neptufce

WITH A 1IELLOW: OF RAGE wrong with the oircraft, the run valor or fortitude." That is avery bomber a "roger" to let the?.pilot know that his plane's wheelsare

and a wail of humiliation, the way watch must give the pilot a modest; description of a NAs down'and locked and everything: is In the correct position
Althoff hails from Patrol Squadron 18.
jet shot down the runway, gradually "wave off Jax: Runway Watch.

climbing toward the clouds Although supervised by NAS, I FAW-11 Staff

above the Runway Watches are nssi n. <
'
The pilot had almost landed cd by the Fleet The CommanderFleet <

his plane with its wheel up. Air Jacksonville assigns the ) : j i Inspects Units
cT
Thanks to the keen eyesight watch, alternately, to each of the '

and quick action of a Runway squadrons on board NAS Jnx for ,
At Puerto RicoCapt.
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week at time. that '
I a a Dining : tX"'rY'fX: I

'Cr week the squadron is responsible ... :! Edwin, J, S. Young, Commander
for supplying the personnel
Fleet Air Wing 11, and
:
: :
to stand the watch.
a M\ (!several of his staff, have returned
CHIEF'ARTIIIIR C. THOMAS, ; from Puerto Rico where they Inspected

ACC, the .station's Chief Controller the living and operation

supervises; the Watch Before .. { facilities at the naval station M
a man is put to work as a Run Roosevelt Roads.

way Watch, Chief Thomas makes <,,:
Toot the horns; tweet the whistles sure that he is checked-out on the Three FAW-11 squadrons fiom,
and the NAS are deploying for two-week
ring bells. Today is
;
I signals he will use, armed with
victory day for Station Waves. periods to Roosevelt Roads to participate -
two flare
foot-operated guns, one
Here it is, your own column, requested hand operated flare gun and two t in "Springboard". Al
though the base furnished housing I
by and writen exclu-
you
LSO-type hand paddles, and im-
for thousands of men during the
sively for I
you. pressed with the importance of
Chalk up more points for the his job. last war, the men of VP-3, VP-16 I
and VP-18 will have to "rough It' I
Cracker-JaX: The cheers for the "Although the equipment is

Waves basketball team are even easy to operate and the instructions -- ..... In tents during their stay.

louder for the sportsmanship and are simple," Chief Thomas A WAVE-OFF-Runway Watch Frank Althoff, ADAN, demonstrates Accompanying Capt. Young on

good will the team shows on all declared, "the jab of Runway a wave-off signal. While standing this watch, Althoff the trip were Comdr. Henry Lloyd.
of its trips. Watch is must inspect each plane that is landing to see if its wheels are operations officer} Lcdr. Frank
plenty ru ged. down in the right position. If the plane's wheels not down
Wavcs, how about a little more are Pawela, maintenance officer, and
I Unsheltered from the weather, or if anything else looks wrong, the watch must give the piloithis
spirit in welcoming new ship- "wave-off." Lcdr. William Campbell, training
_
I the Runway Watch is the targetof
mates aboard? Remember the officer.
cold winds, blinding sunshine,
barracks will be home for
any. Bench
scorching heat, and rain. Testing Prepares
where from two months to three .
But.the most unbearable hardship WEEKEND TIDE
What's the old saying? "A
ycars. of all is the noise. Students
Of ElectricityFINISHED
home is as friendly as the people High Low
,During busy days, the Watch
A.M. P.M. A.M. F.M.
who live in it". A handshake anda
Like of old where breech
his entire (from ships
spends work-day
friendly smile don't cost a cent was to garble equipment and have Fri 6:10: .8727: _._ 12:17:
0745 to 1800)) in a maelstrom of mechanisms were scrambled on a
but are worth so much.. Let's show his men assemble it properly viaa Sat 6:54: 7:10: 12:13: 12:56:
our Navy Spirit shrieks, roars and wails. tarpaulin in disarray for training series of testing steps Sun. 7:34: 7:50: 12:56: 1:34:
JUST BEFORE: THE TAKEOFF -
TOO TIRED TO GO to chow on : of gunnery strikers, Aviation Elec HE DEVELOPED A testing
each pilot runs his engines( )
Sunday morning? Want io lounge triclan's Mate School at the Naval bench
wide open"-almollt in the face with a rectifier and amplifier Credit Union To
around? Coffee and donuts sound of the Runway Watch'-while he Air Technical Training Cen- circuit, equipped with dia

good? Join the crowd in the topside makes a last minute check of his ter, also has developed a testing gram. Students, working under '.
lounge of barracks 723. No| Instructors' Elect Officials
supervision, work
plane's instruments and controls. bench for young Navy and Ma- over
waiting for coffee thanks to the the
disconnected parts until all the
Then ho-taxis his plane even doser rine Corps students attending
donations of the girls toward a circuits are complete and the entire At
-
and "opens up" the engines( ) electrical classes' GatheringElection

new coffee urn. again 'as his aircraft starts down C. W. "Ace" Hatley, chief aviation board is functioning properly

Advancements: Just recoveringfrom the runway for the takeoff. electrician's mate, figuredout This particular part of the aviation of officers will be held

\he rush sale of petty officer When there are five or six: jets the best way for his studentsto instrument phase is attempted at the annual meeting of the

badges, Ellie Carlson, SK3, doing this at the same time, the qualify in the 18th week of the after about id( hours of pre Jax Navy Federal Credit Unionin

clerk at small stores) has ho noise becomes almost unbear 22-week electrician's mate course paratory ,study to_ the assembly the station cafeteria on Wed-

time to rest. She will now be I. --- testing of the circuit nesday Jan. 26, at 1600.

busy digging out the SN and AN -". -- '-" ,' .... "' The nominating committee of
\\11'11 THE LIGHTS And tubes
stripes for the following newly chairman Joseph 1.: Neth, IUD:
end the
.. oscilloscope" Chief Hat-
rated: Mary Guetter, TESN; Shir. ., i Bertha
: Dorothy Farady O&R and
,
.j. Icy explained, proficient aviation
Icy Eccers, SN; Jacqueline Baird, -h' electrician Mehlman, Fiscal announce the
RMSN\ ; Anna Lapietra, TESN; should work out following nominations: For Board
the whole in
thing A matter of
Alice New begin ALAN and Eileen '
.. ; I I minutes. 'of Directors, four vacancies; -
Rouchaud, AN. Rating of Evelyn Clark, Cecil Field; LesterP.
seaman became effective Jan. 17. "It's good training for the btu-
'af Smith, O&R; Joseph F. O'Con-
dent lie had
MARRIAGES bells )pieparntory classroom -
: Wedding nell, O&R, Cecil Acres Jr., Administration -
rang for Jeanie Lassier of NAS work for a period of weeks ADC.
; J. D. Wooten
and William Wunn of FaetuLant, and when he comes! to the final
FAW-l1 NATTCRoland :
; O. G. Beck,
vho are now Mr. and Mrs., as are stages of this phase he is furnished Beck
Byrd O&R O. E.
; ;
Betty Fcdak of NAS and Dexter with the practical HS well
O&R O&R
nr ; T. E. Stringfellow, :
as the theoretical
Andrews of the USS Ticonderoga. instruction
and Roger Krell ADC, VF-44,
Pat Thompson of NAS and Jim "A person can't tIt'lye.an automobile USN.

Ryan of Cecil Field walk down without taking the steering For the Supervisory Commit

the aisle Feb. 12. wheel and our sallois or, ma- tee, two vacancies -- James O

New Arrivals: NATTC, USNH, wines can't learn to be aviation Burton, O&R; Clifford S. Wemp,
and NAS all have faces. New electricians without
new wot king with Public'Works; William G. Fudge,
arrivals include Helen Cuhran electricity."
;
Supply and Velma Kibler, O&R
HM3 Bertha MacKinnow SKC *. I
;
; .,, In addition to the above, nominations
Carol Anthony, SA; and Carol : aSi "I sent my little boy for two will be open from the

Hooser SA.Hospital pounds of plums he
aqd came floor at the annual meeting. All
Patients: Happy recovery .... home with only a pound md a members are invited to attend t to

wishes to Jean Noyes, PRODUCT. W. "Ace" Hatley, AEC, an Instructor half. Are you sure your scales vote on elections and other im-
DTI; Jo Ann Hamilton, AA; and .in phase four (Instrument) built this series of "bread are correct" portant items of business.
Connie Yermal, SN, who Have board" mock-ups for rectifier and amplifier circuits in Aviation "My scales all
Electrician's Mate School at NATTCeoter. Here he demonstratesthe are right, ma Free door prizes will-be given
been placed on the sick! )list i t lit assembled units to Scott Edwards, AE2,. and Lt. Robert Megan dam. Have you weighed your away and refreshments. will be

the Hospital, Class A School training officer. little boy; ?" served at the' meeting.

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\ In Handling 'El Toro' In Spanish Town SALTY HUMOR FROM j.

-Have you ever wondt'redbow chase, the streets are closed with HERE AND THERE
you would feel. and what you 12-foot fences for nine block.
would do If suddenly you should CHIEF OFFENIIAUSKlt and r A soldier who lost his rifle
find yourself confronted with a other curious Coral Sea shipmates was lectured by his captain and
raging bull, without benefit of) found themselves in the thick of told he would have to pay for it.

weapon or cape? Algemsla's annual bulb chase. The a. M C "Sir," gulped the soldier, "sup-
Such was the plight of Chief streets were hushed in anticipationof ) pose I took a tank? Surely I
Aviation Ordnanceman Harry E. what was to come. Then witha wouldn't have to pay for that.

Offenhauser of Fighter Squadron thundering cheer, the crowd sud- "Yes, you would too, If it took
Eleven, recently returned from denly began dissolving in search you the rest of your Army life"

duty with the Sixth Fleet In the for shelter, as the bulls were released "Heck," said the soldier, "nowI
Mediterranean aboard the TJSS and their reign of havoc know why a captain goes down

Coral Sea, began with his ship"Employer !

It happened in a little town of A little taller than their Spanish -

Algemsia, Spain, Just south of Va- hosts, some American sailois x : "Why did you leave
'lencta. Every year citizens and managed to leap the 12-foot wall your( last job?" ".
tourists: alike turn out to enjoya and amuse themselves from their Cute Applicant: "Because the
three-day festival and to witnessan less dangerous perch by watchingthe '' boss kept after me too much."

exciting bull chase in which citizens wave capes and pull
'the animals are turned loose in the bull's tail in attempts to fur- 1 Examining Admiral (to naval

the street. In preparation for theo ther torment the already angry candidate): "Now mention three
beast. great admirals." ,

STANDING OX A reasonably NC. "Drake Nelson, and I beg
f-F/c c c$ safe street corner were Chief your) pardon, sir, I didn't catch

Offenhauser and his tends, discussing your name"
the cha.se and what they

would do if the bull were to tome This baby has its father's nose
too close "All :you have to do," and its mother's eyes:

explained Offenhauser; "la to stare Yes, and if Grandpa doesn't
him in the eye." stop leaning over the crib, It's'

Then, without i warning, the __.,..t.'O< ..., .....,.,"'. UO'___ going to have his teeth
Chief saw his shipmates
scamperfor
ANNUAL BULL CHASE-While with Fighter Squadron 11
stairways, over fences, and ,up during its Mediterranean cruise Thief Harry Offenhauser and We arc reminded of this, little
trees. He Immediately found himself other USS Coral Sea shipmates found themselves' In the thick of ditty that is supposed to be repeated -
Jan. 21Happy Hour 1630- uncomfortably looking a. bull the annual bull chase in a little town In Spain, railed Algemsla.! fast three times: A skunksat
square in the eye! As the bulls were' released,"some of the crowd, searched for shelter I The skunk thunk
on a
stump.
1830, Stars and Bars party, all while others pulled the bull's tail (above photo) to tormentthe
bachelor officers invited; 2030, Standing defenseless, with only beast. Chief Offenhauser, trying out his theory of "staring the stump stunk; and the stump
Costume Party. theory to combat the bull, Of him in the eye," ran into a little difficulty when the bull would thunk the skunk stunk.
fenhauser literally froze in his have none of that staring stuff. Hut In respect for the "hero" who
Dinner.
Jan. 23-Family
tracks, but continued to practice fared the bull unarmed, his "Red Ripper" shipmates presented "Mommy, why is it Daddy does-
Jan. 24-Club Closed. '
him with .
a matador's rape (bottom photo)
what he had
preached. For "
CALENDAR OF EVENTSJan. seconds n't have much hair?
that stretched into eternities a took him into "
20-Family hour, our special Wfalthv fitStralocruiscr. "lie thinks a great deal, dear
for tonight; VP-3 Wives Lun- this "sizing up" went on, until their.: home io administer first aid. : "But, Mommy, then why fit:
cheon; VP-5 Wives Luncheon; the bull decided he had had en. Later, they took Chief Offenhaua- : you have so much hair?"
VC-62 Wives Luncheon.Jan. ough of this tea parlor etiquette fOr onto their 'balcony, where he "Finish your breakfast, dear."
lie bowed his head low, uttered abellow watched the remainder of the
25-Game Night, calling
and with a aiighty up- show, content in the knowledgethat California is short one editor .
dinner
starts promptly at 2010
.served at 1830. ; thrust, hurled the ten If led Chief "All you have to do is to r. ... because he got his necktie caught
into the air. Offcnhauser's legs stare tho bull in the eye" to be- y' in a newspaper press. Never underestimate -
Jan. 26-Air Task Group 201 were bruised, ana his: trousers come a hero in a town,jvhere the t .If> ', p : the power 0 f the '
Wives Luncheon; Air Group 17 : were torn when the bull left him heart of the people is as big us a r : : press
Wives Luncheon. to mend hlmncjf' as well as his bull!"

International Costume Party, pride, which was in considerably Just a few days after the event, Guest (to host in new home) :
.Jan. 22 -January is the month more critical condition than hid: the "flippers" of VF-11, presented zaL "Well, old boy, how do you findit
for costume parties and the house physical state. Offenhausor with matador's rape here?"

committee has scheduled an Inter- HAVING JUTE respect for a and a citation which read in pails Host: "Walk right upstairs, and.
national Costume Dance stressing hero that faced a bull unarmed, ". in recognition of the wonderful it's two doors to the left.
costumes of Other lands. This is finesse and great daring .

the chance you have waited for which he exhibited in handling 'I':I "You say your uncle died from

to break out that Mexican som- Toro'."-Bill Yost, J03.I falling off a scaffold.. What was
brero, wooden shoes from Holland he doing up there?"
Japanese kimona or that "Being hanged."
bathing suit from France. Openup DATA
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that eeabag and give the world FROM Barber: "You' been here before -
a chance to see those beautiful ? Your face is familiar."

souveniers you have collected in This article is written for thoseof Customer: "Shouldn't be. It's oil

'_ far-away places. (And don't forget you that do not understand healed up now." '1 '
those hula skirts). what we mean when we say 4 .

There will be dancing to the A, "USAFI". USAFI is the short
music of Johnny Jelinek and his z. form of saying United States Initial t Seminar

orchestra; carte deluxe, courtesyof Armed Forces Institute. At AGO Schools \
our excellent gallery and plenty -.
USAFI is a permanent .educational Sets
In a series of seminars at
a of fun.Dining s
begins at 1830 and the R Rp institution 6f the Depart- N. Y. Paris Record Aviation Ground Officers School
Ih "
ment of Defense. It supplies edu-
dancing ,at 2100 There will be cational services and materialsto A Pan American World Air- was held Wednesday with air Intelligence -
.
prizes for the best costume.P. a.In the Armed Forces The sub- ways Super Stratocruiscr flew and photo intelligence
S. Don't stay if i officers In the Jax areas ns! speakers. ] -
away you jects it makes available are those non-stop from New York to Parisin
'don't have a costume or if your e normally taught in civilian-type nine hours, 42 seconds to seta .
xisn't Addressing! 2J Navy Ensigns at
costume foreign. Put your academic and vocational and tech- new trans-Atlantic speed record -
uniform on and come disguised nical schools. (AFPS) tendingAGO School at the Naval
a* a navar officer, Air Training Center were Lt. (Jg)
Dance to the music of Tony Nationally known.civilian educators 4cr. Cost of the original enrollment James Newton, air intelligence officer -
Pastor on Wednesday, Feb. 16. help make USAFI po- is two dollars. No addi- attached to ComFalrJax" ; Lt
Pa'Morwill appear for a'one hour I 1NP licy.. Civilian specialists select' tional enrollment fee is chargedas David Russell]), assistant Sixth Na-
cocktail dance from 1730.1830 at" its textbooks and construct the long as you keep your workat val District Intelligence officer;

the club. No admission will be> tests it uses. Course lessons the prescribed standards.For I Lt. (Jg) Gilbert flames, photo intelligence ,
charged. Pastor is here for a ubmltted to USAFI in Madison information about this and officer of Composite

crew's dance at Mainside later Wise are graded by regular other educational Opportunitiescome Squadron 62, and Lt. Bertram

in. ., the evening. I instructors of the University of up to Building 955, the Edu- Udovin, assistant training officerat
A dollar per plate', that's what IVisionsin. cation Center, or call Extension AGO School, who acted on' mod
I USA F I offers approximately
the "All can eat dinners"offer 8556. erator.
you AYFWTIER
,
350 and self-
correspondence --- -----
the first weekin I :
Starting
you. SECRETS OUT-Veer- teaching courses-ranging in level

Wednesday February evening this will:feature.be a weekly Din- away Monroe from, not one camera otherwise, aMiss from elementary as social studies' I ArmcdForccsDay Sot For Mafy 21 I. I

accounting bookkeeping languages
,
ner will be buffet style and plates identified, was caught by another I
Armed Forces Day will be Marine Corps and Coast Guard
:aeronautics
The photographer at a recent psychology, agriculture -
will be refilled upon request. New York party It seems the and biology observed in 1955 on Kay 21, it -has been established In each
menu will be varied and no dish is actress by revealed.
woman an has been
will be used on successive Wed trade young and wants to play heavydramatic As a serviceman, you can get "Power for Peace" again ,will of seven geographical areas in
nesdays. The house committee roles instead of the courses direct from USAFI, and the U. S. to coordinate Armed
be the for the day. A
she has played. Can't USAFI catalogs slogan
sexy parts study on your own. "
this
hopes you will enjoy new recollect her full name but and application blanks are 'Joint command, including the Forces Day activities. ,
I club feature. Only l1 can makeit there is something reminiscent
available rft Jhe Education Ccn-
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} 14 Quintets Enter Race TIME-OUT



: For Mainside Laurels 4 lk With Gordon Robbie

3 i ; ta We're convinced more than

.' The annual quest for :Mainside intramural basketball 'u ever now that it takes a lot

laurels is underway with the scramble this year narrowedto '. c jc : more than mere musclepowerto

1-1 teams, off and swinging through a Ol-game schedule ., sM1 become a standout in any

f in.a seven-week span. field
of athletic endeavor.Our .
Scores ran the gamut in ?'Ionday's -
which carries through March 4. concern in this matter .
opening games. VP-18's de-
Games are scheduled Mondays came to light this week when gaz-
fending champions trounced arch-
rival VP-16, 10137. through Fridays beginning at. ing over notes gathered in a .
1600. chinfest with Ensign Richard
Two lockedup
games later, Supply
in a defensive duel with Personnel Only one league is scheduledthis t tt4t "Dick" Kazmaier.A .

t taking a 49-28 decision. season. Team having best model student and prime

In between, Fasron 109 defeated won-lost record at the end of example of an-All-Star athlete,

VW-4, 80-57.. play shall be champion. In case Kazmaier gained a flock of All *

The trio of games was the of a tie for the top position, a American honors as a Princeton

kick-off on the long 'season one-game play-off shall be held. gridiron great In 1951.

To determine the league run- Having entered OCS at New-

Florida Frosh ner-up a playoff shall be held port, R. I., in August of last year,
between the second through fifth he's attending a n eightweekscourse

Quintet Trips place clubs. Mainside championwill at Aviation Ground Officers
meet NATTCenter's titleholder ALL.AMERICAN-Enslgn Richard "Dick" .Kazmaier (seated), School here.
former Princeton Ail-American football player, talks over pigskin
for All-Station honors.
Marine FiveThe tales at a erldfest. Kazmaier, attending Aviation Ground Hikers Kazmaier, native of Maumee,
In Monday's curtain-raiser, VP. School at NATTCenter, met with Lt. Edward Stacy (renter rear), Ohio, (small town near Toledo),
Jax Marine basketball Services officer at the Center and Johnny Culbreth (left)
18 took a quick lead and it was Special
ball. His
quintet won two out of three of Special Services, and Bill Richards, First Lieutenant's, both 01the enjoyed playing person
merely a coast the rest of the attracted host of fans. Hi
last week and hiked the S-S-First Lt. All-Station touch football championship squad. ality a
games
Journey. Score at half-time stood pigskin talents attracted even
season's record to a respectable
54-18.
M Reveal December. more.
5-4 mark.
Call Mitchell's Leathernecksfell Hal Kuhn tallied 33 pointsIn 'Sports Editor But he was quick to realize that

victim to the U. of Florida leading the winners, with Needs Prizes for Civilian the competitive span of an athlete
Jim Lutrin following with 17 Help
I Frosh quintet for the second time is relatively small. So Kaz.

this season' 98-58, on the home markers All ten VF-18 players Is your job'beginning to get' maier passed up a promising pro
boards. got into the scoring act. you down? Making you feel Fishing ContestWilbur career to concentrate on school

One of the finest freshman clubs VW-4 stayed close to Fasron restless and dissatisfied t and a future i n the business

In the Southeast, the Baby Gators 109 during the first-half of their Here's a chance to get out of Neal' of Assembly Division world.

kept control of the game from the ball game with Tom Pavlik and that rut and Into a job with a Overhaul and Repair department *

opening whistle. Bill Drennan holding the reins. promising future. was awarded top prizeIn He's been away from the

Glynco Navy fell before the Score at the half was 38-27 The Jax Air News sports the December competition of gridiron for four seasons and

Marines, 66-53, at Glynco Satur- with the Beavers in front. A hot staff is in bad need of repor the Civil Service Black Bass Fish- doesn't plan to ever play again.

Saturday night. Earlier in the scoring combination of Tenda ters. Personnel with experienceare Ing Contest. Perhaps officiate and maybeeven

week, Mitchell's Marines deci- and Smith picked up momentum- preferred, but>> not absolutely Neal boated a three-pound, 14- broadcast some games but

sioned Camp Stewart, 58-53, in in the final half, though, to pull necessary. ounce black ba."J8'in Santa Fe no more active competition!

an exhibition tilt at Main&ide Fasron 109 far in the lead. You've nothing to lose by lake with spinning i reel and Kazmaier must have a man-

gym. Tenda hit for 28 points, followed looking into this opportunity. rod, using an artificial plug. He I I sized trophy case in his home.

The Red and Gold travels l to. by Smith's 16. Hacker' led the Contact the Editor in room 238 wins a nice spinning rod and reel He's been. voted practically every

Orlando tomorrow night for a tussle 'Cane Hunters with 12 markers Main Administration Building, for first prize in the men's division award college athlete is eligibleto

with Orlando AFB. An old-fashioned: scoring bat- phone 8316 or 216. receive.
..
tle, the type scoring comes hardin Ro e Neal of 0 & R won the Most outstanding is the lleis-
was turned up in the Sup. first( prize in the women's. division
Tied For man Trophy, awarded annually to
Rods andNimrods ply-Personnel encounter. Quartet
with a five-pound, 4-ounce the outstanding college football
At the final buzzer, it was catch at Lake Santa Fe. She was
simply too much height telling : oIn NATTC awarded a spinning rod and reel player.
.. Among the recipients Of this
the story of the Storekeepers'
for her effoils.Prizes .
(Another in a Merles of column
win. Ned Hall led the winners honor, bestowed by the Downtown
devoted to outdoor life and for children and also' consolation
Hardwood
Athletic Club of York
with 17 points. LoopFour New ,
the! hoot of hunting and fKhlng!) prizes went begging for
Teams entered in basketball are Leon Hart, Johnny Lattner
enthusiast, aboard the station lack of entries.
'
competition are: VP-18, Fasron teams are knotted atop Doak Walker, John Lujack, Fran-
or attached neighboring fa- 109, VW-4, Supply, Personnel, NATTCenter basketball league Grand prizes and annual prizewinners kie Sinkwich, Angelo Bertelli,
"-11I11(>14.) ? Fasron Six, VP-16, VF-172, Communications standings after six: games of play for 1954 will be announced Tommy Harmon and Vic Jano-
.. Comdr. Frank Heyer, Adm. Me- soon.
but defending champion Aviation wicz.
VC 62, Hospital,
Fall, (Ret), and Capt. Thach enjoyed FAETU, VA-175 and Operations. Electrician's School is near Plans for the Black Bass Fishing *

some good hunting; at Jim- the bottom Contest for 1955 are expected to It was Kaxmaier's privilege
mile Stockton's)
place near Bayard
Aviation Storekeepers School be revealed soon t& be chosen to play in the 1952
recently They got the limit of King Hall Boxing
won a pair and lost one last week, East-West Shrine game in San
dove and nailed a few quail. In System School kept in the first-
addition, Comdr. Heyer shot a turkey Card January 27A dropping a 60-40 contest to Avia. place scramble by dumping Special Francisco. One of the greatest
tion Ordanceman School.. Tommy Services-First Lieutenant, moments In his life came about

Lcdr. Schoulda, II. E. White. ten-bout smoker will be held Jones scored 16 and Bob Wormal 74-37. when the players visitedcrippled

Read and Coleman Williams had Thursday, Jan. 27, at 2000 in 13 points for the winners. kids In ft Shrlners' Hospi
Ed Larson wild in this
King Hall with Navy and Marine However, the Student Storekeepers ran one, tal.
a happy huntingventure up In 35
for
meshing points the Wea-
mittmen from NAS units defeated Airman
Nassau County recently, getting vicing Prep with Jim Littleton Being able to play for them
three large size deer. against Green Cove Springs Navy. School, 74-53, and measured AE pqnecrs ing 23. scor- gave him as much a thrill as flay

d ._ S A new team of Sax Navy. Ma. School, 73-49. ing for the Ivy League champion.

W II. Starling and party, pf rine mitt-slingers must be built Larson Runs Wild Bowling Loop Starts ship. He remembers one little

O & R, have bagged three deer up for Golden Gloves competition. Bob Tartter, counted 27 points The Louies came back to wina 10-year old girl in particular

since the first of the year, hunt- against the Airmen five with Zeke 61.56. victory over Marine Avia.I named Linda.

Ing in Putnam County. I A majority of scrappers who Ruane getting 18 and Bill Burch tion Detachment. A last-quarter One other thing, Kazmaier has

The hunting season is closed for competed in last month's Junior 18 points. Ruane's 20 points paced rally tied the score for the win. been selected class leader for his

dove and ducks but is still open I AAU event have been transfer AK in the latter win. ners with 40 seconds to play. group at AGO School.Sporfs .

for the taking of deer, turkey, .red. Meanwhile, Naval Air Weapons Other results:

squirrel and quail. Season( closes S-S-1st"Lt. 57, TraFac 50; Marines -

Feb. 1.Jamea. 62, AE School 59, and Tra- FromYesteryear
M. Lamb, OAR machinist Company 45 Captures HonorsAt Fac 42, ANP( ) School 32.

and party, enjoyed good A dozen teams have entered

fishing recently at Dead Lake, Marine Boxing. SmokerCompany the spring! bowling league with Another in a weekly feature

; near Bunnell. They boated 42 play beginning on a scratch basis that brings to life performances -

(1 speckled perch. 45 took high honors Greenwood of 45 in 30 secondsof < next Tuesday. on the Naval Air Station
.
" .. S t in the first intercompanyMarine the second round. The tell Teams entered include: AOA( ) sports scene from dusty issuesof

> .. Com on, you fishermen and boxing smoker at NA ing blow was chopping rightto School; AEA) School; AOD( ); the Jax Air News.

.+" rlmrods, and let" us know about TTCenter's King Hall last the chin. AEB( ); HAWS; AKA( ); TraFac; TEN YEARS AGO TODAY

your trips and bagging of fish Thursday night. *. f ANP); Marines; SS-lst. Lt; Supply The Main Station Fliers were

J'. and game. The winners captured eight Among the scrappers look. and Waves. ranked 11th team in the nation
t this weekend ..
Best times for fishing --- -
out of 13 bouts, seven at the ing especially good before an by Converse-Dunkel basket.
J, are us follows: Saturday expense of Company 01. | enthusiastic audience of Marines Halfback Dick neatly, former ball ratings. The top collegeand
0530 to OW)0; 1130"to 1330, and 1 Oklahoma gridder, was co-cap-
sailors and Waves were servioe fives were listed,
'\ 1700 to 1830. However, Company 45 suf- Bill Opie, Co. 45; Bill Gean, tain of the Air Force Japan All- headed by Norfolk Navy and
r :., Sunday-OOOO to 0900; 1200 to Star team that edged a Navy All.
fered two defeats in three Co. 01; Paul .Stuhltragpr, 01; the U. of Iowa.
1400, and 17001830. bouts at the hands of Com- Bill Jones, 02, and Joe,Bruce, Star aggregation 50.47 in the third FIVE YEARS AGO TODAY
'.., -Bob Brown annual Toni Bowl game in Tokyo.
pany 02.One 02. Action on the NAS Intramural -
/ (News Item for this column The other AF captain was Bob
clean knockout was Former Jax Navy varsity basketball scene got under
ran be submitted through Bob Nuss, a 205-lb. guard, who formerly -
registered when Ol's George boxing: coach, Bob Perkins, re. way with twelve teams enteredin
Brown, ext 825, AClC'MltOriNi DI. played with Tulane Univer-
4 y Katzenberger dumped Chuck fereed the event. two leagues.
F*.' Ytslrtn, 0 ft U.) sity.

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Roundup .
Head At Fliers
(ly Armd F rct ire. Service) (, Ugly
Glad to see that Navy's fullback I, ,

Joe Gattuso won the most The Jax Navy Fliers found out there i is no substitute

valuable player award for the|I I for height and determination as they dropped 66-60 shocker
Sugar Bowl game Taking 1l4 t 2. 4a
to Sanford Navy's unheralded camera last Friday at Main-
>
part in the Sugar Bowl pageantrywas side '
the 32-voice, all-male Blue.1 I gym.
jacket Choir from the Great )I K Looming as an easy touch in a ply got hotter.

Lakes Naval Training Center 111. i I rough, 34-game Flier schedule, Castano Handy-Man:

Mississippi Ail-American Rex aM I ti the tall Sanfordites were bent on Castano, center, captain and

Bojgan; a 250-lb., 6'3" tackle, I an upset from the starting whistle coach of the Sanford club, led

played his usual; good game. Hex scorers with 26 points, coming tin
I
played football for Parris Island, The home-standers went almost a variety of shots. Berg followed

S. C., and Camp Lejeune, N. C., ii. five minutes before ringing the with 18 markers.For .
:
when he was in the Marine Corps. : :' ,\..; scoring bell. Junior Cassell's two Jax Navy, Cassell's 18
.
The San biego Naval Training ,.,' :.,'i:1i stood out with Dick
free throws at the 15:47: juncture counters
Center' Calif., will host its seventh ; ; \ made the score 7.2 in favor ol II Tate next with 12 points The
'
annual Invitational Wrest. H sry t '...;;.i ,: :;iJi; ; iJf\ the visitors. latter was free in the corner'onmany
ling Tournament Feb. 11-12 1 ; \"" '.\,' ,,
; \ ';;: !,(\ \ Zone rniiles Jax occasions during the night,
Walter Reed's one-man volleyballteam but unable to with his
was score
Pvt. All Abdoh, recently i After one of the poorer exhibItions famed one-hand jump.
journeyed to West Point to play ... rrj"" f' by a Flier quintet, Jax
t t'I Navy registered only six field Gets Revenge
the Cadets. The score: Ali Abdoh15
goals and was on the very short For a while ip the second stanza -
; Army-9 j' ::. ... end of a 30-16 half-time score it appeared as though Jax
Parry O'Brien, former Southern
Navy would pull the meat out
California sholput star and cur- A 1-2-2 zone defense had Jax
of the'sftewcr. had the
rently holder of the world record Navy muddled. Coupled with this, No sooner
Fliers started to look good, however .
((60'5%"), is a second lieutenantat I j tall-boys Richie Berg and Jim
when
they slipped.
Castano: swept the boards cleanto
Travis AFB, Calif.AF T/ -- --
Earlier in the week PinecastleAFB's
Sgt John Whittakrr coach of the TORRID TATER-Jax Navy forward Dick Tate ((13 white), further dominate play. ,
boxing team at the Sandia Base, I connect with his specialty, the one-hand jump shot, during: sec The Fliers outscored Sanfordin Strato-Jets got revenge
: ond-half action in the recent Camp Stewart-Filers fracas at Main I from an earlier licking, defeatingthe
N. M. 190 fights and lost the second half, 44-36, but fell
won
side gym. The wiry Jax Navy captain set a Flier scoring Fliers, 103-91, at the Orlando
only 20 in eight years as an ama. of 41 points with the same shot earlier this year. Against tamp six points short. As the locals AFB
teur and a pro Stewart, Tate got 31 points as the Fliers won, 9074. He'll lead picked themselves' up after the I gym.
the Mainside boards Center Buck Herring's 27 points
Jax Navy against Camp Gordon PMGG on sim.I
fall and Castano
airman Gene Littler hard Berg -
Ex-NaVy ,
tonight at 2015. I led the victors, while Tate's 26
defends his title in the .
$15,000 -
markers paced Jax Navy. Pine-
Convair-San Diego PGA Open I Two Leagues. Set castle had a 49-37 half-time lead
Golf Tournament Jan. 2023. I fA.! TRCIfKENTi'CKYSSanford
Claude Taliaferro, leading Navy (66)( ) <160)( ) oJu Navy
: For Mainside Here 18 P 13 ?, -. TateMichel
groundgainer for the Bluejacketsat = 0 P 10 = = Cni sell
??
f7Jy Werner r-nt. 6 !.' 2 _...,.,....... Ualy r
the Great Lakes Naval Train. vca I Ohda :3 F 0 _... Scherff
ing Center, 111., is the younger : Bowling Activity Castano .. 26 O C 8 4 ?__.Blonr'w'J Woffoid

brother of the veteran professional Smith 4 C 4 .. Harris
halfback George Taliaferro, I Intramural bowling 1 activity )ltudleal.IIRCIns: ,-.,-?.. 4 5 g : =...Wajonrr.. ( ( now with the Baltimore Colts picked up at Mainside this weekas 60
.._,_ --. --I 20 teams, entered in two lea- 1)6 .

gues, began the chase for intra I --
Bassctt Paces mural honors.
Monday night's opening matches Weekly
Crackerjax KeepUnblemished
VF-13 Cagcrs saw FAETU meeting Per- Hardwood Slate

sonnel, Hospital arrayed against
VC-62 and VF-13 went undefeated Communications and Supply fact Hoping to enhance a sparkling ; -
through Men's City ing FAW-11. Slate'l'he 11-4 record, the PMGC

Basketball League competitionlast Same rules as those in use for Saints of Camp Gordon face
week. the fall bowling league will apply "Fabulous Gorsky's," twin sisters with the Jax Navy Jax Navy at Mainside gym to-
The former club tripped VF- Results of every 'match must Wave basketball club, did it again as the Crackerjax notched night.

11, 73.59, after nipping the be turned in to the alley attendant their ninth and tenth straight wins over women's service The Saints trounced the locals

Downing AC, 89-87, each evening. teams last weekend in an earlier tilt and have

TilE FIG1I1'ERlUEN, propelled Two From VF-43 The cracker-jack Crackerjax lier, the Cracherjox defeated the handed Gibbs Corporation it's
by Don Bassett's 21 points!, Only by so doing can a complete defeated the Wafs of West Palm lone defeat of the season.
at
of contests
Gosettes in
pair
edged Hardage and Sons, 67-65. and accurate record of lea. I Beach, 73.34 and 57.35, in a a Tonight Camp Gordon
Pensacola
Other City League results: gue activity be maintained. pair of Mainside gym encounters.Fed r IGc. (

Downing AC 58, Fasron Six VP-18, defending All-Station by their teammates, Pat Jan. 28 U. of Georgia

46; Hardage and Sons, 77, VF- champion, heads an imposing list and Gerri Gorsky rolled up 113 (Atlanta),

11 76. and Downing AC 63, VF. of American League entries. Competition points in the twin victory. Pat seta Home games begin at ,,20J ,

173 50. will come from Fnsron: record with 41 points Friday in Building Three (MainsWe

IN TilE COMMERCIAL Lea Six, VA-175, VF-173, Fasron ]109, night while Gerrl recorded 38 gym.)

gue, George L. Seaman's five VP-16, VW-4, VF-172, VC-62 and counters the next night.
notched first half honors witha VF-43 Falcons. I Included in Pat's 41-point mark,

77-70 win over runner-up Four Night Week. I which tied the Mainside gym Individual .i NormaFIeming

VF-171. National League flagchasersare scoring record set re- I z

Also, John Hancock decision- I Special Services, FAW-11, cently by Dick Tate of Sax Navy's Sparks WavesCage

ed Naval "Reserve, 46-36, as Hospital, Supply, Personnel, FA Fliers, were 15 field goals and 11

Curt Campbell paced the win ETU, ComFair Jax, VF-43 Cougars free throws. Offense
ners with 16 points, and Hospital Communications and Electronics Gerri got 58 points for two :(

downed VF-171, 5751. night' work, a 20-point produc- 55. A big reason for the Jax Navy

.'- -_. ._- tion preceeding her 38-point stint. Crackerjax' success on the basket
The 41-point effort of Pat was ball court this season- Is Norma

Station Links To Hold followed by a< 14-marker contri- :Fleming, one of the outstanding

I bution the next night. forwards on the Waxes' sextet

Annual Four-Ball Play All-round play of the Cracker- The local ladies have gone un

jar also sparked the two victories. defeated through 10 games against
Work of Ginny Brown and Willa Southeastern United States wom
'The All-Station Mfxed Four- this to compete in scheduled play. Edwards at guard posts kept the en's service teams. ,

Ball Golf Tourney will be contested -I First match for lax Navy i. ball out of the back-court time FLEMING, formerly with the

over the Naval Air Station Saturday, Jan 29, at Hyde Park and again Moffett Field (Calif.) Flyettea

greensward Sunday, with a pack. Loaf Club. It's the first of a aeries On several stops, the sphere where she played Softball and bas
ketball, wu a member of the
ed field expectedto: answer the of monthly matches in the newly- failed to get beyond the center NATTCenter Waves softball team.
zone. Pat Harvey and Anne Sim.
formed JAGA city intra-club
barter's call. at year.She .
mons also looked good at guard.
helped the club win second
First of its kind in several yearsat league. Shirley DeLavergne, Lillian
halt honors in the Women's City
the station course, it's planned Golfers at Hyde Park Sunday Whitney and Norma Fleming, League. Fleming also played forthe

to hold this event as an annual heard tell of a miraculous feat at roving forwards, set up the scoring ; Jacksonville All-Stars, run-

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attraction. the city-owned course R. J, Page, playi. ,_ m .jers-up for the Florida State softball -

Tee-off time for the 18-hole leading chief of NAS Special Services Two outfits from Pm cola face CAPABLE PERFORMER championship last eeaaon.)

tourney will commence shortly aced his tee shot on the the Crackerjax here this week. Norma Fleming,roving forward WHILE WITH the West Coast
alter 1100. All service personnel 225-yard, fourth hole."HopeandPray" end. Saturday at 2000* at- King with the Sax Navy Wave CracktrJax Hyettea, she was chosen on the
basketball
aboard the station are invited. Page was in Hall the l locals meet the CoYry I lends spark and aggregation fire to the, Day Area Armed Forces All-Star,

Qualifying is still on for berths a foursome with Mike Benak, Field Waves. club's attack.. The Cracker Jax: learn in both basketball and softball -
Pensacola's Gosettes invade hold a 10-0 mark against service .
Fred Cardwell.
Oakes and
with the 1955 Jax. .Navy golf George
of the
competition and are one
Mainside for a Sunday tilt On duty, Fleming; a YN3 ic CM-
team. A 12-man ladder will be established The chief used wood for the gym top women's service sextets in ,
with men chosen; from eye-popping shot. with the Crackerjax at 1300. Ear. the country* AA at Barrack 720.k '. ,



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: ProposedContinued t1,119 \0M M@irJg

( from Page 1)
or $61.22 monthly increase. A
For Rent M-
captain or Navy lieutenant would
Will share 2 bdrm apt with bus!-
cent increase of
receive 9,9 per
ness girl, EV-8190& after 1700 $49.92. GICI Nsr
3 bdrm furn house adults, 102!
Majors, lieutenant colonels, lieutenant -
BicrfUl Dr, Ey-71210. commanders and commanders -
25 rm furn apts, $62,' $C5, 2660( would receive slightly decreasing r

Forbes, Ev-73697 Snow. percentage increases, while a
3 bdrm unfurn house, $100 4568 full colonel or Navy captain with

Ulmcjr, Kv93551.Furn : over 18 years o'f service would geta
apt, util, 2G04 Post, Ev-759- 9.8 per cent pay boost. The percentages

63, Bray. drop sharply for higher
3 rm turn opt, $57.50, 4459: Collins $ r tanks with less than 26 years serv
ltd, 112-01551, Abbott. Zk ice. -
3 rm furn apt, adults, $55, 8435N. A gradual increase percentageand

., Y. Ave:, 112-82CGI before x dollar Increase for enlisted JAN.26ATNATTC
rt. ,. JAN. 87 AT MAINS1DE
,
1300, Morris : z t sfk < men who can keep up with the ad.
2 bdrm unturn apt, 610 Center, vancement program starting in

I? Kv-95867. Salter. their third year of service, -is provided : Gene And Jo
House, $75, 740 Erie, Ev-80G94. until the top raise bracketof
3 rm furn apt, 919 Rosselle, Ev- L ) sergeant or chief with over Magic Team

C552G.( J ___"........... ,--... eight years service. For those
4 rm unfurn house, $60, 4530 Marquette who fail to
gain promotions a re-
TOP SUGGESTION CHECK: WINNER-W. II. Goyette (left) Here 2627A
Ev-8495G, Addle machinist from Overhaul and Repair department is $420 richer duction of up to 11.2 per cent is
3 rm turn gar apt, 2G36 Myra, Ev. today. He is the happy recipient two checks, one for $275' and proposed.) top magician team, known a*
72763. Cowart. another for $150 for his beneficial suggestion submitted locally. Gene and Jo, will perform their
3 rm turn apt, adults, .$50, 4162 Goyette, one of 17 who were ,awarded beneficial suggestion checks
black magic In two
totaling; $1.040 devised a method of grinding the pinion race appearanceshere
Oxford, Ev-95068, Moore. mating surfaces on the web of propeller shafts. Capt. Wellington next week. They' will first
6 rm house, furn or unfurn, 4723 lllnes (right), Overhaul and' Repair officer, presents Goyette with appear at NATTCenter auditorium

Kcrle Ev-96487, Abart. his award. Wednesday, January 26 and again
-
3 rm furn apt, downtown, 112 E. on Thursday, January 27 at Main-

Ashley, El-45676, Stradtman. Seventeen Employees Net side Building 12. Both shows are
3 rm furn apt, $65, 3664 Hedrick, at 2000.

Ev-81598, Bryan. (Personnel are invited to visit Gene and Jo were assistants' to
2 bdrm turn house, $60; 1 bdrm the USO Servicemen's Club at 37 the great Howard Thurston and

turn [apt $50, 112-88244. $1,040 For Suggestions West 1lonroe'Street.. The Clubis are in their 14th year of entertaining -
3 nji furn gar apt cpl, $G5, 2601 open from 0930 to 2330 daily.) men In the Armed Forces.

Park, Ev-82770, Houston) Seventeen more Naval Air Station employees, who have been Thursday, Jan, 20 Surprise Heralded the two best purveyors .
Furn rms, reasonable 703 Hogan, awarded a total of) $1,040 in checks, have joined the long list of Night;; 8.00; P. M. Dancing to Re of that old) black magic, Gene
El-46346.: Beneficial Suggestors. cords. and Jo add extra novelty to 'the
2 rm furn apt, $50, 2512 College, Friday, Jan. 21 5:30: P. M,. program with several \fexicanihlhuahua
Twelve of the employees hail. Andrew Carlson) 0 & n,
Ev-72475, Smith. reports"; Italiano Spaghetti Supper; 8:001'. dogs the smallest breedin
3 rm turn apt, $65, 2984 Green, from Overhaul and Repair de- Siminds, Supply, $10 for "Jig for M.. Dancing to Records. the world.

NAS ext 8153 or Ev-84447 after partmcnt, two from Public Works adjusting fuel control valve." Saturday, Jan. -10:00: A. :M. .

1730, Hester.' and two from Supply department John Linn Jr., Public Works, Open' House All Day; 8:00: P. M, USS Tarawa Heads
3 rm unfurn apt, 2902 Cherokee, bolts for the Month
of
Topping the list of "Benny Sug" $10 for "Safe-quick Girl the Dance, music
Ev-95326, Whittington. Edward Mc- by NAS Jumping Jax. For Mothballs
make-ups"
flange
rent winners is W. H. Goyette, of 0
3 bdrm unfurn house,sale or ;
for "Tool. Sunday, Jan. 23 Dunking The carrier Tarawa, which has
0 & R $10
Creary
,
3729 Blanding, Ev-87018, & R, who was awarded a total of Round Table, free coffee and do- made several trips to Jacksonvilleis
Michal. $420 for his beneficial suggestion. Oil temperature_ regulating assembly nuts, then off to church with headed for the mothballs.

For Sale The Station's committee on awards and disassembly"; Robert junior hostesses; 5:30 CommunitySing The attack carrier, which never
5 rm house, low down payment, Sheese 0 & R $10 for "Installa- free refreshments
awarded Goyette wit h Vespers, ;; saw combat action moves into
2825 W. Lake Shore Blvd, Ev. $275, while the Navy Efficiency tion or removal of nose gear F9F 8:00: P M. Free Movie. the reserve fleet status at Boston.

BC093, Resnick. Awards Committee added another aircraft"; and Jacob Willis, 0 & Monday, Jan. 24 Ping Pong The Tarawa's latest goodwill
3 bdrm house avail now) $450( $150. R, $10 for "Guage-snubber assem- Instructions with Frank Puskas; jaunt I carried her around the

down, 6025 Transylvania, GOYETTE WAS paid for devising bly, longitudinal dimensions") Fencing Instructions with Don world via the Caribbean and the

Phelps a method of grinding the< Oates; Skating at Skateland, reduced Mediterranean
3 bdrm house, 4648 Crescent, NAS
I pinion race mating surfaces on Promotion CertificatesAt rates; Barber Shop Quar The Tarawa, aboard which i
1 ext C583, Gailey. the web of propeller shafts of tette Singing at WPDQ, see Mr. fleet Air Jax squadrons have
2 bdrm home, 322 N. 8th St., Jax InspectionOne
l R2800-8, -10W aircraft engines. Bronsyel. served, came out of mothballs in
Beach, PO46375. By substituting a bevel.faced hundred and thirty NAS Tuesday, Jan 25 -Game Night. 1949 at the outbreak of the Korean -
+ 2 bdrm home, 2336 Broward Rd,, grinding wheel for the usual Jax enlisted personnel who were Wednesday, Jan. 26 Dancingto War.Navy.
PO-46375. square-faced one and swingingthe advanced in rating on Jan. 1, will Music of NATTCenter Serenaders .
Miscellaneous be presented certificates of appointment .
Riders wanted from Arlington to grinding head as far as possible by Capt. John S. e CombatContinued
Goyette's idea permitted the
NAS dally 0730 to 1(300( NAS damaged, area to be ground with Thach at the personnel inspec Cathedral Parish in St. Augus ( from Page 1)

ext 8539 or Fl-93814, Garvey. i this beveled grinding surface. His tion to be held on the parade tine invites all servicemen and ture page eight); Second on the
Riders wanted from area of Col- suggestion has resulted in an esti grounds Friday. their families to visit its Service- list was "InfernoSaipan", by

lege & Stockton' via Roosevelt I mated savings of more than $40- The inspection is scheduled for men's Club., The club is locatedon William Draper, a vivid explo.
to NAS, 0730 to' 1600, 2844 Che- 1)00) to the Station during the first 1600. St. George Street. ion-fire done in oil; followed by'Framed"
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Another high winner from 0 & '
Kilmore
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by Shepler; "Convoy Off Ice- .
to NAS 0730 to 1630, NAS ext R .is Hugh Ward, who was presented and", by Griffith Coale;
$100. His device is an im-
725 Robert. ,. "
"n WheelsV by Hahn; "Carl Ralton" -
Want ride to 0 & R from Ramona proved method and tools for adequately '
.. !f M by Albert Murray, and
Blvd School 0700 to 1500, 5665 checking the ringliner in "Young Datu", by Shepler.
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Akra, NAS ext 716, Esterque. the intermediate rear case in 1820 kt >># LEADING THE RACE as most
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) popular artist of the'exhibtt according -
OTHER BENEFICIAL suggestion to the choice of Jaxons,
f MOVIES I ) check winners, their suggestion ". was Dwight Shepler followed by

Thursday Jan 20 and amount of their checks F y vM, Herbert Hahn, Draper, Mitchell

Mainside Gone with the include: rr Jamieson, Albert Murray and
.Wind: Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh T. J. Polston, 0 & R, $65 for it Griffith Coal Other artists included -
_1830 "Pressure switch test panel";;: Richard Genders, Alexander -
NATTCenter-Abbott and Cos. James Neel, 0 & R, $65 for "Re 1 Russo, Hugh Cabot, Standish
tello Meet the Keystone Cops pairing worn shafts and sleeves Backus and Don Millman. All are
Hospital:: The Bad and the and obtaining proper fit to allow ) professional artists in civilian life
Beautiful; Lana Turner, Kirk re-use" parts on HTL-4 and -! f specially selected for the job in
Douglas. helicopter tail rotor gear boxes;; ry Operation Palette."
Friday' Jan. 21MainsideTumbleweed Edward Haller, 0 & R, $65 for t I A print of one of the 124 paint
: Audie "Checker for pin 1 of PJ403 RT- Ings, "Securing For Rough Seas",

Murphy, Lori Nelson 178ARC27"; Eugene Ledford by artist Richard Genders, wa!
NATTCenter Gone with the and Ward Flick, 0 & R, $60 for presented to \he city of Jacksonville -
"Direct routing of wing cap fairing Chief be-
Wind: Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh by Courtney on
,-1830 to Shop 5104". half of the Navy Accepting the

Hospital Abbott and Costello II. R. WRIGIIT, Public Works,," : painting was Mayor II a y don

Meet the Keystone Cops $45. for "Mechanical stoo": Marlin J 1, ,' \ .. .'-- ". m. Durns.I
Saturday, Jan. 22 i 'De-ssler, 0 & R, $25 for "Mo- American Legion Post Nine donated .
PEOPLE'S VORITEere is a reproduction of an original
Mainside Devil's Harbor;: dification of 1-106-A indicator"; watercolor: painting by artist Dwight Shepler, which was voted the use of the auditorium
Richard Arlen, Greta Gynt Dan Lavario 0 & R, two awards, by local citizenry as their favorite single painting of the Navy's for the exhibit.
NATTCenter Tumbleweed;:: one for $50 for "Bearing puller", combat art exhibit "Operation Palette" held in Jax. The painting 4.5
and for "Modification of bush. portrays a coxswain at the helm of an infantry landing craft as it "Where is, thebalance'of your
Audie Murphy, Lori Nelson $25 moves in to shore. Shepler painted this picture in combat. Shep rifle!" a
Hospital-Gone with the Wind:: !Ing"; John Hoffman, Supply, $20 ler also led the race as the' single outstanding artist of the show *.
Thi i, all they sir.
Clarke Gable, Vivien Leigh for "NRAO abstracted inspection which closed Tuesday gave mev

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