Jax air news
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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: March 17, 1955
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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s s JfI X SOS


17 March 1955

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

Plan Consolidated Charity Drive .

Goal Set At $100,000 '

J' vr : For Year's Big DriveA

gigantic i i Navy Jacksonville Consolidated

Charity Drive, with all hands combining in an all-

out effort to make one big yearly appeal for the

Navy's contribution to the Community Chest-United

'Fund, and the local Chapter of the Navy Relief Society

will open March 31. ,

< a Overall goal for the consolidated drive, which replaces/( .
the annual Charity Carnival, is a whopping $100,000.

All hands, military and civilian,
NALF Mayport, will participatein
I from all commands based at NAS I the fund drive.
Jacksonville, NAS Cecil Field and
RECORD OVERHAUL ON S2F-First S2F to be overhauled the theme of the campaign. The
has just passed through the assembly lines at NAS
Jaz: Overhaul and Repair department shops. In its pilotoverhaulof policy committee has set as its!
the SZF, an anti-sub plane, flown by squadrons in Norfolk objective the achievement of "ADay's
and Quonset Point, lax 0 R completed the fastest pilot overhaulof
a fixed wing plane in its history. Top photo shows a full view Take Home Pay" from each
of the plane, which has a 70-foot wingspread, and which can ahd every individual working at
operate off the deck of a carrier as well' as land. The S2F is
"loaded" with radar-electronics gear to detect subs and with ordnance the Jacksonville Naval activities
real kill. In bottom photo Lt. Btesley, pilot durIng -
to effect a with the least amount of lost time
: overhaul, is (fretted following: a test flight, by (left' to right, P. !kj
Jesse Wright, AMG snapper, plane captain; Robert Beller, AT2, and material.
radarman, and James Askey, AL3, radioman. Although no quotas as such
160 Calendar Days have been established, 100 per
cent participation in the donationof

O & R Sets Record In ..FirstOverhaul "A Day's Take Home Pay",

from each person, 'military and
Of New S2F caw ra civilian working at the Jackson- '

ville Naval activities is the aim.
The Overhaul and Repair department at Naval Air Station Pledge cards carrying a sche-
Jacksonville has completed the fastest pilot-overhaul of a fixed dule of recommended contribu-

wing airplane in its history N ta. tions which approximate a day's ,
1 The first S2F, an antisubmarine -j than any previous record. a rn pay for each respective indivi -
warfare plane built by Grum During pilot-overhaul approxi dual, will be distributed to .all
man, ever to be overhauled any- mately 800 separate pieces of pa hands. If each person will attemptto
where, has just passed throughthe per were required to route all of meet this obligation, the naval
assembly lines at thq shops ... -. will be able to
activities carry
.. of Jacksonville 0 & R, which has the processes assemblies and back and parts through through the< we '.,... .' e .'.... : their share of the charitable load t

been designated as East Coast Navy Relief and the
assembly line. Establishment of: imposed upon
overhaul point for this type all data in this short period of Expect Pay Hike Bill City of Jacksonville and Duval

plane. time has been made possible by; County.
800 Pieces of Paper the Overhaul Board, working under r SPECIAL FEATURE of the '
Pilot-overhaul of the twin-en- the newly established Opera Passage This WeekQuick campaign will be the giving away
gine, high-wing, sub-hunter-kill- tions Analysis division, headed by: 'of a 1955 Ford. Everyone who
er plane required but 160 calen- Mr. D. D. White. of the military career incentivepay contributes at ,the recommendedlevel .
days, some 23 percent less days All 0 & R Effort passage week. will have the stub on his
is expected
The accomplishment of the S2I plan pledge card validated and eligIble
Units Conclude overhaul with less than three< The pay hike bill, HR 4720, more than three years service.I to participate in the drawing.No .

weeks warning called for extern- which provided' pay increases They would get 25 percent raise chances will be sold and no

First Round Of sive material and work planning ranging from six to 25 percent, of $59.28 a month for a new totalof one can have more than one
and large scale efforts on part of: passed the House last Friday bya 29640. chance except by contributing at
Overhaul and Repair mechanics, by the recommended level on more--
Mine OperationsNow vote of 399 to 1. If approved Petty officers with more than
O & R officials point out. the Senate this week, there is a in service would're- than one pledge card. For example -
it's up to the convoyto Equipped to detect,. identify, possibility that the pay hike will eight years in- a person in the $10 level pay
try and get through the track and destroy ,submarines, become effective1 May 1, or perhaps ceive the in the biggest:enlisted percentage ranks, up- bracket could only get two chan
mine-laden waters without the S2F otherwise known as the crease ces by contributing two separate!
bumping any of the yellow (Please Turn to. Page 8, Col. 2)) pay measure will cost ped$179.40 to 17 a month.percent Seamen to a total with of donations for a total of $20.

cylinders.The $457,845,015, and will affect everyone more than two years service Each activity and departmentwill
first round Of Lantiminex, WEATHER OUTLOOK( officers conduct solicitation of its
., inuniform;: except would benefit by an increase of
the extensive mine-laying opera- Friday Cloudy with light with less than three years serv- $26.52 a month, providing a totalof own personnel, with "team spirit"expected
tion in which several local squad- showers. ice and enlisted men with less $289.50 monthly pay rate. to play a large part in
rons are participating, is finished. Saturday-Mostly clear with than two. drive for participation.
The yellow-mines are "planted. S CHAIRMAN of the Policy Com
ATTACK SQUADRONS 35 and cool Sunday-Clear temperature.with continuing: Biggest percentage increase in Basically here is what the new mittee for the drive is Capt. Wel- .
105 based at Cecil Field and Patrol cool. the Navy will go to Ensigns with (Please Turn to Fate .2, Col. 1)) lington Hii.es, 0 & R officer, with ,
Squadrons 44 and 56 from representatives of each major
Norfolk, Va., and 45 from Coco activity appointed as members of
Solo in the Canal Zone flew I SOS Is the main committee. The Policy
Of DivulgedFor I
continuous dawn and evening sorties -: I 'The Big Mystery Committee includes Capt. Hines, i

to wrap up the first roundof chairman; Capt. L. A. Newton ..
the operation. They constituted Naval Hospital; Comdr. B. E.
the Aerial Mining Group under For weeks now readers of the Jax Air News You Charity.,will be seeing the three letters SOS Missman, NAS Cecil Field ;
the control of Capt. EdwinJ. have been mystified by ttffi letters SOS. The everywhere you turn and it will all be to Comdr. T. L. Conder*Fleet Air
S. Young, Commander\ of Fleet mystery is solved. remind all hands of their obligation to the Community Jacksonville; Comdr. J. C. Me-
Air Wing '11.Shipping' SOS stands for "Show Our Spirit," which is Chest Fund and the Navy Relief Society.The Collum, Fleet Air Wing 11;
lanes off Cape Ro- one of the several slogans to be used throughoutthe overall goal of $100,000 is a tremendousone Comdr. L. F. Steffenhagen, NA
main, S. C., were strategically but as one spokesman pointed out "If other RTU; Lcdr. C. H. Drayton, NAT-
with the mines. Duringthe Navy Jacksonville Consolidated Charity Ensign J, H.
peppered installations can raise this much for charity, so TCenter, and
next phase of Lantminex, a Drive, which opens March 31. The campaign Chambers Jr., ComNabSix.
also be referred to as the Jax Navy Crmadp!! can w >. We are a* good as they.
(Please Turn jo Page 8, Col. j) may


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iiii x9uAmw 3* CATHOLIC \I:

r y ,, ,,tkq Sunday, Mass-0300, 0900
Published Thursday for Navy and Mailne activities d Naval Air St. Edward's 000-
BUtlon. JftcXsoiullfe. FU. Chapel

NAS, Jach.Wo: Saturday-0800.
('..pt. John S. Thnrh ..??..-..._._..,_?......-,....?......._...Coinm.ndln( Officer
Comdr. John N. Myeri -.............._....- ._.___._ -Executive' Olliccr Daily-0630.
Met Air "acbODlIIo: Sunday-0630-Mass
Rear Adm. John Terry __--.;_-.. __..._......Commander at Ho tnit*.t
Capt.: Richard O. Greene _.........._._,..._........._..___.<<.:hld of Stair Chapel.
Fleet Air Wlnf Eleven
Capt. Edwin J. S. Vtung ___._.__ .._...............('ommanderComdr. MORMON1930MondayNATTC
Frank 1) Heyer ................... ..._.................._.._.._..._._.Chlf'f Staff Officer
Naval Air Technical Tralulag Crater Ch'lain's lp.
Capt. Henry C. notion) ....... ..... ._ ,1_ .Commanding<<: < Officer Office.
Comdr. Edward: W. 13lhop,_............._................__....Kxccutlve Of cerl'a..1 CHRISTIAN
llopUINARTU! SCIENCE1900TuesdayMainside
Capt. Edward S. Lowe _. ..Commanding< Officer ,
1 Capt. L. A. Newton -lrmr ,...Executive Officer chanti' 1
Office on ramp.

Capt. Wilson R. Bartlett .. ........ ...____.._nnnamiinf Officer .
Coirtdr. Laurence V. Steffenhagcn .____.,..,.............__--Executh.' Officer PROTESTANT
0930-All Saints' Chapel.
The .TAX AIR NEWS' la published weekly at the U. S. Naval Air Station,
Jacksonville.l Florida I and printed commercially with non-appropriated funds 1 1100-All Saints' Chapel.
at no expense to the government and In compliance with 1 NAVKXOS P-33. Hev. 7 4
Nov 1945. distributed free ot at the Naval Air Station, the 1JI'1 1000-Naval
Copies are charge Ii-- ,2, '' ', .. ..-"" Hospital Chapti 1
Naval, Air Technical Training Center, Naval Air Reserve Training Unit and the ''
... U. S. Naval Hospital. NEEOI.E.USS: SHOT GUN-A new needle-less Inoculation (Note: Addresses of (10..1!

Editor-Andrew 11. Planey run, here being handled by Lt. Col. Robert Undber at the Walter churches may be obtained by
Sport Editor-Gordon Hobble. J03: Staff ReporteiaJack Holmes. PHI : Medical Center, Washington, D. C., has been developed the
Reed Army calling Chaplain's
Nancy Ward, SN. by the Army. The Run, which squirts a tiny jet of vaccine throughth Office 425.
The JAX AIR NEWS Is a member bt the Armed Force Press Service skin under 250 pounds of air pressure Is able to --- s e t -_
AFI'S material appearing In this publication may not be reprinted withoutthe natienfs without reloading Although not com-
written permission of: Armed Forces 1'rc'iss Service. Republication t of other Inoculate up to. 1.000 men Ceramics
matter, except. by service publication; U prohibited without permission of in inoculation by the 'Tress O-Jet" hurts con- Exhibit
Editor JAX AIR NE\V.S. SderlblyJesTtiian with the old style needle. Each inoculation

Editorial offices located Main Administration Building. Phone extension takes about one second. The new machine for mass Inoculationsis
: Slated
1346 216 and 8164.
being tested at Walter Reed.



In the following chart, for easier reading, dashes (-) are used to avoid repeating{ the same numberover by the ceramics Navy Wives'exhibit, Club spon-soied will

and over. In each case the dashes refer back to the preceding number on the same line. open with a reception in their

Peak clubhouse in Dewey Paik III t IWii{((
U.cI.r Over Over Onr Our Our. Over O..r Our Over Our Over Oflr2S Over ,
ADM. 2 2 3 4 ( I 10 12 14 J5 I II 22 39 March 22.About.

Old .. ...... ......_. ...._..., ...... ... ....... 963 30 '.. 99194
N.w :::::==::::::= ?: ?.t-- ....,.w.::::::::::::::: 943.30 ::::::: 1028 ::.:::: ::... :.: :.: :.: :.... ..: :::....:: :: :::::: ::::::: :::.:::: ::....:: ::::::: .1076.40 50 exhibitors hliemlv

'-' have planned to enter objects of
Old .. .. : 900 28 ... .. .. 829 92 8'9'6 I their own workmanship in the
New :::======::::::::::::::::..:::===:=::::: 800 L8 :::::: 8S 2 :::::: :::::::: :::::::: ::.:::: :::::::: :.:::: :' ::: ::::: ;::::: 80 %:7.20 one-night show, according to }.Ir"",.

CJIPT. Herman RRinke chairman. .
Old ..._.._....._....._-._._.:..............._. ......... 592110 _...... ... ... ..._.... ......... ......... .......... ......... ..._..._ 60762 63726 66690 69654 72S 18 Object
New _.......___..._.Wj. .. ........_......_....:-.-.a,._.........:. b92.80 ... .... 63180 ......_ .._.._ ......... ........ ........ >....... 655.20 71760 74880 780.00 811.20 will be judged for first! and
COMDR. ) second awards in each of three

Old ,.........._.?.._......__.._..._...... t ......_ .742. _. .. ... : _. ......... .......... ......... 48906! 503 68 516.70 S48 34 577.98 607 62\ .......... classifications handmade : ,
New ..._....._. IF C .._ 41.24 _...... 01.00 ..._ ........_ _...... ...._.... 530 40 561.60 577.20 60640 63960 670 80LCDR. _....... pieces
underglaze, and glaze Awards

Old.,.........._._..._..._____,___.___,,." ., ._.:..______ 40014 ...._.. ...... ........ .......... 414 !?fi 429 78 446 60 45942 474 24 50388 51870 53352 .._.. also will be given for a >niw New ...__....__._.....____ J ___ 400,14'' ...._ 429 00 ....... .......... 45240 48360 499 20 514 80 530.40 561 bO 577. 0 59280 .......... laneous grouping of objects! not
LIEUT qualifying for the three main clavsiflcations
Old .._.... .._..__.......____..... 3260. __ .......... :340.86 35568 370 SO 385 32 40014 414 % 42978 44660 45942 .
NeW' ...._....._............_..... .,.... ..,''.'..,...MM .....____......... 32604 _.._ 351.00 374 40 405 60 471 20 43680 45240 4S>8 00 48360 449.20\ 514 80 _. ......... ,
The three bet entries regardle .
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Old ....N........._._ -.. _._._.. 25936 27418 ........ 28900 303 82 318 64 33346 34828 363.10 .......... .._ ..._.. .. _...._ '*. of classification, will\ he
Paw ....?.......__.__....._.....,,.,, .v...__..__ 2:1936: 274 18 33540 ?.....". 351 00 366 60 382.20 397.80 413.40 .......... _....... __ __ .......... I awarded 8-Inch
plaques dolgnedand :

ENS. executed Marion Minnie,
.OldNt, j-.,.._.._....... 22230 237,12 ... .. 251 94' 266.76> 281 59 296 40 311 22 32& 04 ...._.., ..._. ....... ....... _... by
New .. ......__....?_..............._......___,__._..._.......... 222.30 231,12 29640 ..... ._ 91200 327.60 343 20 358 80 3'14 40 ...._ ?..... ........_ ...._._ __._ AG-3. In addition there will l he

Basic ribbon awards and door priiev

Under Over Onr O,.r Or r OTr Over Or r 0r Over Over Over Over Over donatedby JackNon\tlle: / rm*>
w.& 2' 2 :3 4(1 10 12 14 1C IS 22 26 30'
New .............................._....;...............-....,. ?." ,,,. .,,-...-- 33290 35490 ......_ ........ 370 M 366 10 401.70 421.20 45? 40 46800( 48360 419 20 514 80 530 40 chants.
Old ...._..._?...........:........-..-_. ......... 33290 ...._. ...._ __.... 348.04 303.17 37830 39343 41,8 56 423.70 43883 453.96 46909 484.22 Navy
Anyone connected with the

W.3 N4W .._.__........__..-...... _. 302.64 323,70 _._. _...... 33150 339 30 547.10 35880 374.40 M2 20 40560 42800 44360 45920 officers, enlisted personneland
Old .............._____.__ ... .,.r.-- 302 64 .......... ..__ _.... 31021 317.77 325.34 332.90 340.48 34804 *363.17 3'1830 393.43 408.56 dependents-is eligible to enter

W.2 the exhibit, Mrs. Rinke SAid.

.. Nn ......._ ,.' __--_ 26492 28080 _.,.. 288 GO 304 20 31980 335 (1) 3O00 35780 373 40 389.00 404 60 42020 The accomplish
Old _..?.._.._.,..,. .,._."- _...,......_. ..,..n._._?_. __: .... 26482 __.. __ _..... .......... 272.38 279 9i 287.51 295.08 302 ,4 317.77 332.90 348.04 383.17wl judging will be ; ,
before the exhibit opens by a group

New ...._......___-___-_.....-... 21942 251.20 ...._ _....... 266 80 2P6.30 294 10 30580 31360 32140 337.00 352 CO 368 20 of well-known. Jacksonville ceramists
Old ._.__.__..--::.___..__ 219.42 ......... ...._ _.... 220.98 234 55! 242 I 11 1 24968 257.U 26482 279.95 295.08 :310.21 = Mrs. Tia Watson, instructor:>

Rate I at the YWCA; Mrs. Kenneth CWeatherby
I Under Over Over Over Over Oyer Over OT.r Over Over Oc Over Over Over
CPO e 2 2 :3 4(1 10 U 14 18 .. and Mrs. Walter I
Old .___......_? .,..,,,,._,..," ,' _._.__.._..._.. ,.. :....._..?_..... 2Oh 39 ... ? ...._? 214.03 221 68 229 32 23996 24461 2525 25990 275.18 II 29047 22 30576 26 00
New ....M.._....._..... L ___..._...... 206,39 222.30 _._:-'23010 237.90 2b3.50 26130 273.00 :28060: 88.60 30420 31980 33540 =. Scott.
PO I The public U cordially

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PO 2Old wishing to enter objects I'houJd
..._.___.___.____..__ 14524 IS2 M __ 160 E2 168 17 17581\ 18346 191 10 19874
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Old _............_..____-.-,...____.__._.__. 937 10102 _._ 1)466) 122.10 12995 187.59 145 J4 152.68 March 17Malnalde
New.........__:.._. on.. -_'___ 99.31 117.00 _..... 13260 14040 14820 156.00 15990 163 60 .....--.. --- .-..-..-- --- --.. -"Land of Fury" J u*

SOld ..._.......__..__.._.._-.;... _. _......__... 85 80 3B0 ..._ 101 40 109.20 117.00 124 80132.bO Hawkins, Glynns Johns.
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: :Marjorie Main

SOld .._ ...._... ............ ............... .._.._..__?_ ... ....... ._...-._ 83 20 QI 00 9860 ..... ... .. ..
N.w;;.. ........ .;........... ... -..? ... ..... .........._...... ._.........,. 83 20 98 80 .._.... 10660 ... .... ....-... __.. ... ......."._ ..... .- ......... .. .... cy Hospital Kilbride.- "They Were ?0

SR ( 4 Montb.) :

Old ... ... ..... .. ... .. ................,._..... ...-... -. ,. ._..-. ... .- 7800 78.00 .,._... .....".. ... .._ .. .. : Young". : Scott Brady JohanrtlMatt.

Friday, March 18

f \ $35; lieutenant comanders, over as increased I Main lde "Beau Brummril'}) I
by the new bill.
Expect Pay limitation apply during war time. Stewart Granger, Elizabeth Taylor -
I 12 years service, $65; jaygees over Those persons recently retired for Per Diem: Maximum rates are .

'. (Continued from Pare 1)) three years service, $40; chief pet. disability before completing three increased from $9 to $12. NATTC-"Land of Fury": Jack

I pay bill contains: ty officers over 12 years service, years enlisted as an officer or two as an Aviation Cadet Pay: They now Hawking, Glynns Johns.Hospital .
man get a flat six
Base Pay: As the chart above $30; 'E-6s over eight yearn serv- per receive $109.20 "Ma and Pa Kettle
{ cent boost per month and
1 reveals, raises vary between six ice, $22.50; and E-5s over. six there is Go To' Waiklki": Marjorie Maiflt
no flying
and 25 percent for the approxi- years, $20. pay. The bill Percy Kilbride.

mately 2,000,000 servicemen included Dislocation Allowance: This I provides 50 percent of the pay of Saturday March 19

.. in the raises. Other hazard pays: All increased amounts to a sum equal to one a second lieutenant with under Malnslde "Young Man With

.t Flying and Submarine Pay: In 10 percent, to $110 monthly month's quarters allowance two years of service (111.15) Idea : Glen Ford, Ruth Rom.*"

the committee upped for officers and $55 for enlisted pay. Plus. flight pay of $50. The latter NATTC "Deau Brumm* I
many cases able
/ on a is
permanent station only when Tay
C the Pentagon increases by $5. Examples men. Diving pay also boosted. change. The allowance actually engaged in Stewart Granger, Elizabeth
... is pay- flying duty. C
of hikes in the committee Retired Pay: All retired under able for one PCS lor

,. bill, over present rates: pre-career Compensation Act rate with certain exceptions move a year, Naval Academy Pay: Increases Hospital"Land of Fury": JM'k
i Rear admirals, $10; captains and (1949) receive a flat six: percent vice schools, and on a special, ser- monthly pay of cadets and midshipmen Hawkins, Glynns John
I colonels! "'sver' 16 years service, increase. Those retired since re ing of the service to $111.15. The soon 1o .

I and over U ceive'pay' secretary Nor open Air Force Academy k included.
.$10,' .yean, service. I computed on CCA rates does the one allowance per ;year SOSr

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17 March 1955 ., JAX AIR NEWS Page Three

VF-43, VP48, VF-103, VF-44, VC-G2, VA-tt, FAW-11

.1 Scouting SquudronsVF43 e ul.W I H'H'By'gosh

L-awrence LeClair, AM3.
Fighter Squadron 43 is currently I Comdr Crow said "It is a pleasure and be'gorra, and it'sa

i flying its F9F-8 Cougars from to serve as the commandingofficer happy St Pat's day to all you

NALF, Mayport. The squadronhas of a squadron with such lassies in the service who favor
been utilizing this temporary an outstanding record" the color of Ireland. Today's the

deployment to that field for air I day to forget all your troublesand

to air gunnery practice. This is VC-62 k N frolic over the green.

the first opportunity the pilots The biggest news of the weekis Spirits were high when the

have had to fire the guns in the that one of the squadron's 'Crackerjax basketball team left

new Cougars,"and the results have pilots was promoted to the rank I yesterday to take part in the National -

been promising.In of Captain. Before anyone beginsto I Sports Women> Association

spite of the difficulties in think that the Navy's promo- :' basketball tournament being held

being temporarily based at May- tion program has come unhinged, 'in Tampa, Fla.

port, the squadron has averaged it might be well to explain that If you have nothing planned for

fever 90 percent aircraft .avail the full rank was Captain USAF. Saturday, why not get a carload

ability with which the squadron Bob Burkhart, who is on exchange 'L of girls together and take a trip

logged over forty hours per fly- duty with VC-62, received word i down to Tampa to cheer the team .

ing day. With most of the flying that his advancement became effective __ __________,_,. .." ___nn'___ n___ on. Cheering from supporters has
Feb. 23. never harmed any team and it .
being gunnery, the seven ordnancemen MARINES TEACH AT AGO-In for the Incoming -
preparation ,
A little bit of color was addedto may help bring the Crackerjax to
available to keep the May class of some ZOO student officers at Aviation Ground
"Fighting Falcons" shooting deserves the outside of Hangar US last Officers School Marine Corps instructors from Airman Prepara- victory
well done. week,with the addition of a paint- tory School will be called in. Receiving Instructions from Gordon .
a Comstock, AOC, of Aircraft Nomenclature, are M/Sct. Fred As-
ing of the squadron emblem on How about putting me on the
Four new men have reported ber (left) and M/Sgt. Willis Pearce, who will teach aircraft ,
the north side of the building.The mechanics and engineering.Staff shore duty survey? When is pay-
aboard this month. They are:
work was done by Charles \ day? These are just a few of the
Benjamin A. Jones, ADI; DonaldM. is Lt. Karl J. Bernstein, the
Claridy, AN, who has only until many questions asked the Waves
Bryant, AT3; Robert Loar, assistant training officer. Lt.
tomorrow to serve on his enlist- Pets To Line Up attached to Personnel division
AT3, and Boyd L. Maxwell, SN. Bernstein hails from VP-34 in
much of the'work-
ment. Very a part ,
1 Trinidad B. W, I. I
According to Chief Goodson, For InoculationNext ing unit in the Ad building, the

VP-18 coach of theAsquadron's embryonic Joseph Fleischman, AG2, last Wave personnelmen and yeomen
Patrol" Squadron IS returned Softball team, he will be able week packed up his Navy duds MondayPoor handle l a big job. Dealing with

this past weekend from its an- I, to use the platoon system to wear and returned to civilian life old Rover have everything from checking personnel

nual trip to Roosevelt Roads in I down opponents, if the numberof Good Conduct medals have been run when he heard about may "the in end out to classified material
Puerto Rico. Many of the junior given to: Robert Culbertson, RM1 Waves
men who have been showingup man with the needle", but it, in PO-1 can be the
pilots received valuable trainingin for practice stay with the (second award); Del Kessick, AN will not do him any good. lie reason for service people havinga

anti-submarine warfare tac- team (second award); Alton Thompson is still going to have to be in complete and satisfactory service -

tics. I Ltjg( ) John Retrick reported BM3; George Greer, SKI; oculated if he wants to remain jacket or receiving longevitypay
Although the final results are from NATTU Pensacola to fill Don Sussex, AK3, and Salvatore aboard.A raises on time.
not in yet, it is believed that Sallese SN.
of the ,
one squadron's many photo veterinarian will be on Know your Shipmates: Antis '
the squadron racked up a good pilot vacancies, and Ensign Mar- The wing's spring sports pro hand at the Naval Air Station Pearson, Teleman 3rd, goes: backto
score in the competitive exercises shall Townsend checked in fromP. is momentum.
gram picking up next Monday, March 21, be- civilian life today after sewing -
held the second week. I. C. for short before Russell 24
a stay Sawyer says tween the hours of 1200 and a four year enlistment in the
At least fifteen officers have leaving for the Far East Cruise for the initial
hopefuls reported
1500, to inoculate all pets at a Navy. A communication teleman
been promoted to Lieutenant junIor with VC-62 Detachment 32. Softball practice this week.
table sot before entering the service, Artis
special operating up
Grade in the last six weeks.At i
of lastyear's
Returning members 3'i! at NAS Jax work- '
at the handball court (Building spent years ,
this rate an Ensign will be a
VA-45 squad include Roger 42)) corner of Mimlin and Yorktown ing in the same field Her plansfor
rare person indeed in Hangar The VA-45 "Blackbirds" have McNay, Ron Brown, Jim Hinkle, the future arc to return to

finally gotten,themselves squared Del Kessick, Ed Baxley and Doug
140.The All dogs, and other pets, her civil service job in Washington ,
officers held a farewell
in their old of Han- Lykc. New men expected to bol-
spaces owned by persons living on military D. C. and continue her work,
party recently for our executive gar 114 after their shakedown ster the lineup include Jim Zier- naturally as a teleman. ;
are lequiredto
officer, Comdr. C. H. Grainger, cruise aboard the USS Intrepid hot, Joe Cosentino, Jim Mosely, 1 .
be Inoculated rabies
who is leaving the squadron to (CVA-11)). Bruce Goins and Bob Krai. against ,
as well as by Florida l law, which "Did hear it I dreaming
take command of VP-1 at Eliza- you or am
The is
squadron busily engagedthis
Meanwhile, the Wing "Grittons"
states that all dogs of six "
beth City, N. C. At the same timeit week in for ?
past preparing
who captured a solid second
months or older must be inoculated -
was a welcome aboard party the annual dive bombing exer- "We must both be having the
place in the city's Independent
every 12 months
for our new exec, Comdr. H. F. cises to be held the first week of basketball league will enter the once same dream. I hear it too."
There will be fee of $1.50
Liebmann. e April. Also on the agenda for the outdoor tournament next weekat for the inoculation.a The strange noise which seem: t
Blackbird outfit is the forth com Lackawanna playgrounds. to have bewildered most of the
VF-103 ing surprise administrative in. girls in Barracks 723 during the
Michael S. Glffonlello, AD3sonof i spection.The _''II'}) "inn past week is the sounding of taps

Mr. and Mrs. Emile Giffon-i squadron, as a result of );i" and reveille No, it's not a turn

kilo, 356 Richmond Ave., Buffalo past pOrformances in competitionsand backward to boot, but Rosie Gibson -

N Y., died Sunday morning inspections,stands high on the .' ,,. Wave DT3, attached to Den-

March 6, 1955 at the Naval Hospital list for winning the ComAirLant tal, practicing up for the coming

here. "El award which is given annu- i..L. P Wave Show, "Boots In Review".
His death came as the resultof ally to top squadrons of the Atlantic i Any sounding: from a trumpet,
injuries received in an accident Fleet. The Blackbirds finished ," strangely dressed figures walking

while on duty with his second in last year's competition, .. .. ... around the passageways, or a
squadron, Fighter Squadron 103 be- ,., .
finishing a mere three points group harmonizing songs from
based at Cecil Field. hind the first place squadron. A +\ F jone-by days of. recruit trainingcan

He entered the Navy in-Febru- high mark in these two activities : ; : -::' be chalked up to the reason
ary 1952 and reported to 103 for I would Just about secure the "E" ', called "Boots In Review"
"." .
duty in June-4954. He served with for the "Blackbirds". N: WAVE SHORTS: flurry! Get

the squadron as plane captain. The squadron wishes a fast re well. We miss seeing you around. r

Memorial Services for Giffon- covery to Ltjg( ) Charles Herda Waves on the sick list at the Hospital

iello were held at the base Cha who was injured in an auto crash are; Margie Schwag, SN, and

pel Cecil Field on 8 March. The last weekend. Chuck is presentlyat Virginia Ronson, TE3. Also our

body was shipped to Buffalo for the Naval Hospital. Away on quick recovery wishes are ex:

burial. TAD orders are Lt. Mel Harder pressed to Cpl. Donna Mellott who
lie is survived by a sister, Miss Bill Scoott attendingthe k3k3
and Ltjg( ) came: to Jax with the Wac band.
Donata A. Giffoniello besides his Heavy Attack Training Unitat Her stay was lengthened here

parents, all of Buffalo, N. Y, NAS Norfolk, Va. Ensign Don when she had an attack of appendicitis
S 1 Hughes is a student of the 11- shortly after arriving.

VF-44 week maintenance school at NAS FIRST WAVE: GUNNER Four-montbs-old Denis Celeste Marriage vows will be exchanged
With the presentation of seven Memphis. Morris, daughter *f Chief Gunner and Mrs* Daniel Morris, poses
last Fri with her daddy and mother in a turret at Aviation Ordnance between Doris Kleemeyer, .
conduct medals at
good School at NATTCenter. Gunner Morris is training officer of turret NAS, and William Mullins this
day's inspection, VF-44 can now FAW-ll .. phase at the school. "She'll be the first Wave gunner, corns Saturday afternoon.
boast that 97 percent of the entire The most recent addition to the 1972," opined the Gunner .

squadron complement are "good 1

conduct sailors. Officers9 Exam: Literature On 'Shelf At Library I Scout Troop 132 \

Considering the number of men Needs j
with BuPers Instruction 1416.1, officers with only a year to pee.pare ScoutmasterBoy
and years of service involved that Officers coming up for promotion .
in anybody's Because or the limited number -' for promotion will not bt Scout Troop 132 of St.
k quite a record are notified that the
of books and the large umber deprived of the necessary books Matthews 'Church, Lakeshore, i is
Comdr. C. A. Crow, VF-44 skip- NAS library has several bookson of officers requiring them, by someone who has two or 1 in need of a scoutmaster. Serviceor -

per, awarded the good conduct personnel administration and it is suggested that only those more years in which to perfom civilian personnel who wishto

medals to John Holbrook, Jr., (leadership. officers coming up for promo the required reading volunteer for the post are askedto

AD2; Robert Marvin, ADAN; These books are approved lion during the next ;year check Any officer wiring those contact Lcdr. Bob Duchanois,
Donald Mueller, AM3; Charles selected readings for a portion these books out at this, tun. books
Roberts, AE2; Harold Simmons. of the promotional examination These books will be loanedon to ,the librarian in order to IH Mike Cascone, extension 420 Ofl

A03; Gerald Smith, AD3, and exemptions in accordance a priority basis. In this way, placed on the waiting list. EV-96738.



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OFFIc ccs I. Wasps Constitute Stingers At Enlisted Hazard Housing To Mailmen .1 F 'I -

.R b.. n w
Has someone started a wasp "" ". .
colony at the enlisted men's r :',:, : HUMOR FROM
housing area aboard the Station "4 AND THEREA

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It would be pretty hard to
usCALENDAR convince the :KAS Postal 'car- applicant was filling outa
insurance form, but when
riers, who service the area, that
she to the line that said
such is not the case.,
she hesitated a long time.
OK EVEXTK' Hordes of wasps and yellow-
the Job seeker next
jackets. those pesky stinging Insects -
Lunch dolly, 11301330.: her over and whispered.
have invaded the housing
Dinner dally, 18002030. "The longer ;you wait, the worse'
and nests
area ,are building
Thursday 17th-Family hour at close to mall boxes. it ."

the bar, select bar drinks at reduced SO FAR THIS season no S *

prices (1800-1900)). casualties have been reported demure Helen Hunt founda

Friday ISlh- Happy hour, 1600- among the postal men, but only containing $21,50. Beingas
1800. because they Seem to get out as she was pretty, she

Saturday 19th! Saint Patrick's of the way faster than the Insects her find to the local

hay dance; music by Johnny Jel- fly. It presents. a definite 1.Y. They ran an ad reading
jj party who lost a purse
mental hnzaid.
ink< 2100-0100; dinner served .
Some of the "stingers" are $21.50 can go to Helen
from 1830-2030; Stars and Bars 4 "
z'ly' for bachelor officer 1630- not satisfied to stick around the t P Hunt for it.
p e3 *
J!J30. nests. They seem to prefer the : '
inside of the metal mail boxes. ( r : One who bOil OW!!
Sunday 20th- Pnndwich: lunch' When the canler delivers 'the your to cook your goose In
5100-1700; Buffet dinner: 1800- '
mail, he never knows when to *
expect the ,blitz. "They don't H Old Lady: "Oh, ,
Monday 21st-Club closed. ome: at you one at a time," you man. Are you married?" I

Tuesday 22nJ Game night; saM one carrier. "They fly out : "Listen, lady, do you I
Calling stalls promptly at 20CO.:; in droves, especially when the think be relying on total stran-

Come early for a delicious dinner weather is w .rm.1 gers support if I had a wife ?" ,
end stay late for an evening of YOU THINK TIIESE wasps .1 e I

fun playing the favorite American and yellow-Jackets can't give : "How did the explosion

number game.Wednesday you a bad time? Just a year WARY WORKER-Postal carrier Gerald Young AN, gingerly ?"
23rd: -AH you can ago Thomas Kerfoot, SA, was puts a letter in the box as he keeps a sharp eye out for the clustering :" "The engineer wea
at of the door frame of unit in the
eat for a buck. This week featuring delivering mail when a wasp wasps the corner a full d the boiler was empty"
enlisted housing area. These insects have become pests and a
Italian with Italian connected with Kerfoot's: eye- *
great annoyance to mall carriers. Residents are asked to remove
Sauce and French :Meat Balls, lid. So vicious was the sting all wasps and yellow jackets from their areas. you hear about the Scotchman
3600-2030. Price includes that Kerfoot was hospitalized had
everything AN, and William Wheeler, TE- a total of 55 units are haven a narrow escape
for. three days with an completely -
eye he
SN has also been nicked a timeor for the wasps and yellow-jack. thought the sign on
FOR THE LADIES and painfully shut Ker two. ets. the read "Laddies?"
foot has been stung on six different *
Friday 18th VW-4 Wives' A recent survey of the hous- Unless occupants of the en-
Li iinch Other mall carriers are Spencer -
22nd-Air Group One Thomas, TEC, chief in chargeof the pests, they will have to go youngster the kind of
Wives' Luncheon. Primrose QMSN; William the directory service at the to the post office to get their he wanted, the youth implied I
Wheeler, TESN; George Stew- "
NAS Post Office, disclosed that mail, it is announced. "chocolate.
Wednesday 23rd Air Test man, TE3; and Gerald Young, 8)q *
Group 201 Wives' Luncheon; Va- I
Coed: "a fen are all
175 Wives Luncheon Reenlistees Get 1YearAssignment alike

The local chapter of Stars and the r n Belle Roommate:
Burs holds a weekly party at the "Men all Ah like too."
O'Club every Saturday at 1600. GuaranteeOne *

Drop over to the Club this Saturday A walked Into a millinery

: and see if you don't enjoy and pointed 'out a hat I In
bene1 offered by the
the party put on by these young .M where a normal tour has been the nd _
ladles for your entertainment.The Navy to encourage reenlistmentsis prescribed. red one with the berries

Stats and Bars is a national a one-year guaranteed duty assignment and ," she said. "Would
service organization dedicated Excluded from such choice of ;you it out of the window for

to useful voluntary service / This assures Regular Navy en- assignments are enlisted person me T"
to the aimed forces and conduct- nel who hold certain technical Madam," the cleik
listed personnel who reenlist under -
ratings or who have certain
ing social entertainment and recreational spe- "We'd be glad to."
functions for commis- continuous service (within cialized job designators. Becauseof you very much," said

stoned officers of the armed forces three months after discharge), of their specialized training and the moving toward the exit -

Sometimes called the gold braid at- least- 12 months' assignment ina qualifications, the Bureau of Na- horrible thing has both-

USO, the Stars and Bars is a select fleet command having a home val Personnel has ruled that it'' ered every time I.pass: this.
group of college and career port in the continental United must control the duty assignments' store.

,hls. States, either the Atlantic or Pa- of such ratings. They may, however *

Ima Clubmember says: "See r cific. The policy applies likewiseto express four choices of the matter," ;yelled the

you next Tuesday at game night active duty Reservists who join duty, at least two of which must at the driver, "are you

when the prizes are bigger and the Regular Navy; and Naval Re- be in activities requiring their blind "

better than ever, and don't forget servists and Fleet Reservists who special skills. ? I hit ya, didn't I?"

the theme is green at the have been on active duty for at
Saint Patrick's Day Dinner Dunce least four years apd who agreeto CROSSWORD ZLE

this Saturday night" remain on active duty another ACRoss -
I a e f it 7 r 9 'o II
three or more years. Partner
(l'tJIIIQ) I: "i r.
FCC To Hold I-Iale ..btf'
indicate four more special !6-suuhr 2-Pltcher up J 'p i1
Amateur( Radio choices, of ,a particlular type of -FUll.
USnar.15ne '9 0124> 2,
ship or unit; a fleet major ele- d"fatt4 /

Operator Exams ment; or a locality. A specific shipor U-\nromh-Ilt-ath: ro.Il.Iene u // ::13
station cannot be named. Prefe IS-Show hialgxaranc4 '0:
le. ai r' .1, V21 t...
will be considered in the
A representative of the Federal STAFF OF LIFE-Kneading >;nces (sung V1tt /
Communications Commission will a queen for International Bread order listed, so reenlistccs shouldbe : l't y\lJ) 19 'l/ ?0 /.
conduct commercial operator and Week, the Levy Institute o(;' sure they are qualified for the 5J-FdI Ic part of / /"h
Baking in New York recently request.. animal i'2 'l'/ YW
assignments they stomach (p1.)
Extra and General Class amateur selected Diane Linder. The title :4-Oar's 'l".I: 'l"/:
radio operator exams in Jackson- puts her in the upper crustof While the Navy will definitely nickname sI 'b 'l".I//:' t1
the of society. guarantee that the reenlistees get U-Tran..actlnr.I' .
\illc! April 16. queens :1-lnltlal.: .. of ::1Jttl: 3e r.f' ot ""
The examinations will be held assigned to the fleet of his choice, ,}'realden; 'l/>
at Jones Business College, I 9) North Students SoughtFor there is no guarantee that any of ::4-dged 1 JSocialratherhtr: I .;1 ) re 'H

Hogan St. Commercial exams will' the four sub-choices will be grant- :U-ln( tavor of ''Hr 41 I' oft

... begin at 0800 and amateur tests Spanish Class ed.A a-I'rcnx,:I-Ith'er! :InFranc. dove .
'at 1000. Applicants should bring GUARANTEE also is offered i I tI SIIt
fountain pens with ink and pen- Personnel ca'n enroll in the pres- of at least 12 months service in ii3-Turkltch money .

cil. Exams will last until 1500. ent Spanish classes now being held the reenlistees' present ship or of(pl.IU'I'IIUIIS) M-\t this III.time,. .,VIii.. ,' ..... .... U-Man's and every Tuesday at 1615 in the In- fleet unit. This does not inclule :-\atlve:: meta! iI-Cook slowly of 30-SI1' look
Joins Mothball formation and Education office in 55-Tricky :tt-Now
Another fleet shoo duty or overseas shore DOWN eak :13-Thlnly settled
,Building 955. duty assignments And a final 4-elver: (Jermanr In: I-mch it: : ro $4-Vine fruit
Fleet At Green 'Cove (p1.)
The course, which Is basic Span- guarantee is offered what the re- 4J-Reface 43-Ring 5-Absent.without official\ -- tJ. polnt'SC 11-Eielamallos-Sowa I

The USS Seer (AMU2)Vas ish, is open to all military and enlistees will complete his normal f6-Communiats ti-Iatur" :-Rever.rate leave (ahbr.) eaftee! 31-Palnful

placed in the,Reserve Fleet ,today civilian personnel at Jax Naval tour or duty, such as shore duty. I, U-<'omb. r\1r111 4-f'howy In dress 2&--" dump IS-Ship'complement

alongside many other WWII warhorses Air 'fetation, and is''taught: by Thus applies only to personnel H-f1uli.within II-olrl'I-'ull of name ft.t -. !",." of CB-Manu'alture4 4t- luilfrhh .
I \ at Naval Station! Green Chief PpdrQ Flores, AFC, former, .crying in 'am,activity which has I 1-DlmlnJ.h: 10 ., butter!, ''C-.Tlm. ecn4by,

Cove Spring, Fla.. lv, flf 'E(' aclor. I It .\n t.'allowance' for his Vat ing 'and (Answer pn Pare I


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I Bill Aims To Protect GIs From ViolenceServicemen I K 1

unlucky enoughto thorities are lax about enforc- ritime field. Federal meat inspectors -

be assaulted by civilians, ing the laws against violence, also have the protec-

without provocation, stand to and military men belonging to tion Sen. Lehman seeks for

get'some protection if 14 Senators minority "groups are often the servicemen, and he pointed

succeed in getting a bill butt of assaults that go un that out when introducing his
through Congress making such punished. bill. *" '

attack a federal offense Coast Guardsmen have had He has been pushing this

Sen. Herbert Lehman (D., N. the protection of federal statute .legislation for the past five

Y.t) a leading sponsor of the for many years, as they years. The new bill is free of

bill asserts that there are arE federal law enforcement features that brought opposi-

neighborhoods where local au- officers themselves in the ma- tion from Congress before.

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a x *

t SAFETYBox 'Blackbirds' Perform Well AiIr{ I--

Score 1

Disabling Injuries Through:: During Shakedown Cruise .s + ,

Tuesday, March 15

This Month 1
This Year 1 While I based aboard the only dropped on water, but also

Days; Since LastLostTime carrier USS Intrepid (CV A- on land targets. .......-..

returned froman SPO'lTERS-Learnlnr to "shoot the weather" at
Accident 15 11)), recently WEATHER
At various time+ dining the phase two instructions at Airman Preparatory School are Zitallohenschild
I eight week shakedown : (left) and Josie Motman, both airman apprentices.
cruise, the squadron had an opportunity unit supervisor of Aerology and air control I
cruise to the Cuban area, At M/Sgt.Witva Corley,
Citation Medal to stage full-dress flight rate shop Instructs llohenschild in the use of the clinometer,
tack Squadron 45 piled up an deck: shows for Adm. J o r a u 1 d used for relllnr check, and ISotman in the theodolite, used ship-

enviable record of qualifica Wright, Commandcr-tn-Chief At- board in tracking weather balloons. .

To VF-44 Sailor tions, flight hours and tonnage lantic Fleet; Vice Adm. F. G. Fah-

of ordnance expended.The non ComPhibLant; Rear Adm. WEEKEND TIDE Toastmastcr'sSpeech ,
John Perry, Commander Fleet. Air
For HeroismA Blackbirds of VA-45 racked High Low
Jacksonville, and the National De- Trophy To
of A.M r.\r. A.M. r.M.Fii.
up an amazing 1,793.5, hours fense Committee of the U. S.
sailor attached to Fighter .. 2:58: 3:23: 9:14: 9:25:
flight time during the eight-weeks Chamber of Commerce. These day VC-62 Skipper
Sat. 3:55: 4:21: 10:08( : 10:22:
Squadron 44 received a citation cruise, 1028.8 hours of which was and night demonstration> consisted
Sun. 4:50: 5:13: 10:57( : 11:15:
from the Secretary of the Navy compiled during the first month. of methods of attack on a ship, I Comdr. Dietz, commanding officer -

and the Navy and Marine Corps Top flights hours for one week dropping live loads on towed spar, of Composite Squadron 62,

Medal at an inspection ceremony was 335, while 343.6 night hours and operating. deck MI procedures* Open House For I was presented the gavel by the

last Friday for his heroic action were flown. three local Toastmaster's. Clubs, as
S SIn Lcdr. Daniel Wlldfong, commanding I
an award for the best speech of
here last August. the carrier landing box score,, officer of Attack Squadron Dependents At i

Gerald Smith, on temporary a total of 852 landings were made,, 45, reemphasized the fact that I their latest joint meeting.

duty' with the NAS'Refueler Poolat with night operations accountingfor the excellent record attained is VC-62 I Title of the winning speech was

the time, averted possible loss 96 of these.A due to the outstanding coopera- Friday "Are You Prepared?", which pre-
tion of all hands. "If it were not .
total of 81 tons of various
rented the problems faced by CivilDefense
of lives and property on August
62 will
: Composite Squadron
bombs and rockets were droppedby for this fact, said Lcdr Wildfong,
11 1954 jumping into burn- authorities In with Ian
by a
the squadron! which demonstrates "we surely would not be ready togo hold open house Friday afternoon
ing gasoline truck: and driving it into combat! which Is the prime" atomic or hydrogen bomb attack -
the ability of the AD Sky- for dependents of oil squadron
from an aircraft parking apron cities In time of
of a shakedown cruise, on our war.
raider to carry Its heavy load of purpose .I
where some freshly-fueled j jet
ordnance.> Live loads were notI&E During the last week of Janu- The downtown Jax, Jax Reach, (
planes were parked. wife and kids will have a
and NAS Toastmajster'a clubs, ;
ary, all 23 pilots of- the squadron
Comdr. Claude Crow, skipper qualified in night carrier landings. chance to see what husbands and which have weekly I individual

of VF-44 read the citation from They also qualified at night on the fathers do at work with a Navy meetings, have been In competition !

'the Secretary and presented J( DATA I 1 1Education Intrepid's new steam catapultsall squadron as they view aircraft for the trophy In six cqm-

Smith with the medal. FROM without a single accident engines: aerial cameras and other bined meetings since i January

equipment.Open 1954, with Ole NAS Club being
The citation, in part, reads: while in the serviceis
"For heroic conduct while sere in- Crew's Dance Next house will begin at 1300. awarded the gavel three times.
reality on an
today a
ing as a jet fuel truck driver,, scale. Armed Forces per A showing of the movie UfighterPhoto" In addition to the presentationof f
creasing Tuesday At Center
When the jet he was refuel sonnel are bettering their educa is slated. .for. 1330. I the fur-lined gavel; the win-

ing from his truck caught fire tion while on active duty no The bimonthly crew's dance mis' names are Inscribed on A
and became enveloped flames,, matter where they may be. Their will be held next Tuesday in Schoolmaster." : spell'weather' bronze plaque: I
Smith attempted vainly to dis- .
reasons vary, but all have "one" King Hall at 2000 at the Naval Air ,"Wetther."
lodge the hose from the burning Jones:
in mind "that of
definite goal ,
plane before jumping into his self-improvement for either military Technical Training Center. Music Schoolmaster: "Well, Jones

vehicle and driving away. After or civilian use." will be provided by "The Sere- that's certainly_ the worst spell of

stopping his truck a safe distance naders". ,weather we've had for some time."
from the conflagration] he observed Perhaps you too have some
educational goal and are lookingfor
that the rear of his vehiclewas
the correct courses to com-
engulfed in flames and im-
self-improvement] pro-
plete your
mediately attempted to extinguishthe
USAF offers many typesof
fire. Failing in this he drove gram. A
the truck away from all aircraftin correspondence and selfleaching '1J (Personnel are invited to visit-'

the area and proceeded to con- courses, as no doubt you arc j'4v the USO Servicemen's Club at

trol the fire with a hand extin- all aware of. Many times this 37 W. Monroe Street. The club

guisher until additional firefighting method of learning is not suffi ; is open from 0930 to 2330 dally)
cient for the individual concernedand L't : l4tL
equipment arrived. By his Thursday, Mar. 17 Big St.
class room type
the regular .
quick initiative and timely actionsin Pat's Day dance, semi-formal.
of instruction is requested.For .
the face of personal
grave the past few months I&E Friday, Mar. 18 Cafe Italiano f'
danger, Smith was directly responsible -
office has organized severaloffduty spaghetti supper; 2000 Dancing to
for averting a possible
major disaster; :' classes In Algebra, Geometry records.

Investments, and Span- Saturday, Mar 19 Open

Turrisi Ferrel Cop ish. In most'cases these classes house from 1400-2400, Girl of the
were set up under USAFI and Month dance. Music by the Jump-

Student HonorsTwo no fee was required to enroll. ing Jacks will round out the evenIng -
The I. If E. Office will try to .

Quonset Point, R. I., billets help organize just about any Sunday, Mar. 20-1000, Free

were selected by honor students type of class offered under the coffee, then off to church with

from 'schools at the Naval Air USAFI program within a short junior hostesses; 1730 Community

Technical Training Center last period of time. sing, vespers, refreshments I
week It's required that at least 15 courtesy of Riverside Presbyte

Frank Turrisi, AEAN, of Aviation people enroll in such classes that rian Church; 2000 Free movie. I

Electrician's Mate School may be requested. If an instructorcan Monday, Mar. 21 Ping Pong

Class A, was the honor studentof be obtained, the number of instructions with Frank Puskas;

his graduating class and selec- text books required will be ordered ELECTRONICS BUILDING OPENS The station's newest fencing with Don Oakes; skatingat

ted Air-Sea-Rescue Squadron 39, and the class started. structure, the two-story electronics building at the corner of Skateland, reduced rates; bowl-
stationed in Saratoga and Ranger Streets, Is'open for business. Equipment
operation out of Quonset Point. __Military personnel
ranging from radio, radar, instrument, graphic arts, special devices ing.
Selecting Quonset Point also, this area who anticipate being optics and electronics Is now being moved into the building, Tuesday, Mar. 22-Game night,
for further transfer to Fighter here for at least 4 months are which will be a part of the Overhaul and Repair department. Dancing instructions; ,
urged to look into this service Keys for the building were officially turned over to the station \
Squadron 73, was David Ferrel, information Tuesday,' with Capt. Ira N. Curtis fright), resident officer In Wednesday, Mar. 23 Orchestra -
ROAN. honor student of lasts offered. For more charge of construction and Public Works officer,' handing the dance with NAT' Center:: .Sere-
'{'ek's Aviation Ordnanorman contact the I. &; E. Office, Buildin keys over to Capt. John Thach, commanding: officer, of NAS Jar. naderg at 2000.
School Class! A. 955;; 'or phone f'xtenllion 8550. At left H' Capt. Wellington> limes! 0 fc R officer.




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eND Boxing TME-CUT|

With Gordon RobbieFor
Finals SetTomorrow

all Intents and purposes

the 1954-55 varsity basketball

C season came to an end
here when the final buzzer
a t M sounded late Saturday night

A trip to the "cold country"of 8 closing: the Sixth Naval District

Argentia with VP-5, failedto Tournament.It's .

stop Abe McIntosh in the been an enjoyable, although

Sixth Naval District Boxing long season. There weren't many

Championships which opened bright spots in Jax Navy's record

Tuesday night at Green Cove Even so, a lot of good, hard-

Springs. fought basketball was seen here.In .

McIntosh, who won the Jacksonville the East Coast Service

Golden Gloves 147-pound Sportswriters Association pollof

novice title in 1954, recently returned leading scorers two weeks

to Jax Navy and went-into ago, Dick Tate held fifth place

training for the 6ND cham- f71k with a %3.6". mark. He had 732

pionships. _...._._ __...- .. .... _." _' H.. _" ____.'..,.o ..,.,_ points in 31 games.
Top point-maker was Fort Bel-
Pensacola Navy'sstrong
Meanwhile, SPIKER9- AND SERVERS-Caught during a break at a recent practice session the lax Nary voir's Dick Groat. He piled up
12-man team almost mad volleyball: team, pictured here will vie in a state net tournament at St. Petersburg this week
a romp through the Opening end. Making a good name for itself in volleyball recent years Jax Navy this year has another 698 points in 19 games for a final

flight'' fights winning six of the fine team and will be favored to fare! well daring tourney competition. Front row left to right), mark of 36.7.
the are, Bill Grove; AEB( ) School'; Chuck King, AEB); Gene Byron, AEB); "Gabby" Champagne, Since discharged, Groat is now
JO bouts on program.A NATTCenter Al Shiller, AEB( )), and coach Carl Sturm AE School. Center row, Earl Fuller, FAW- battling for a starting berth with
newcomer to service fisticuffs \ TU; Ken Steiner, AEB( ); Bill Ohrli MAD, and Joe Bencsak, FAWTU. Rear: Jim Donnelly, 1F-103;
Marine Bobby Manrique Don McDeed, MAD, and Fred Dedrick, Fasron Six. the Pittsburgh baseball club.

from Airman Preparatory School A 34.3 by Larry Hennessey of

light as a ton of feathers whose Fort Eustis was good for second

ring experience dates from zero, NAS Softball place while Bob Smith of the

scrapped "Frenchie" Guilemetteof Meet Camp Gordon Signalares held the

Green Cove Navy and although Tuesday 8 third spot with 666 points in 21

losing the bout proved himself An organizational meeting of games for a 31.7 average

capable of being a scrapper. all Mainside units interested in Smith beat Jax Navy almost

entering Intramural Softball single-handed in a game this
Last night Jax Navy had seven
play this season will be held past season, scoring 52 points i In
men on the 6ND program. They
Tuesday Mar. 22, at 0930 in the Signalares' 97-76 win.
included McIntosh, Billy Cox,
Building 930. In front of Tate in fourth place,
VP-18, a 139-pounder; Sol Mar-
It's hoped to get leagues was Irv Bemoras of Fort Eustis
tinez, Fasron Six, 147 pounds;
started the week of March 28. with a 24.2 mark. All players ex-
""Bull" Gilchrist, 175-pounder; IM
Roy Jefferson, light-heavy from Entry blanks will be mailed tp Bowling Loops cept Groat, had more games to
all units in the near future. play when this poll came out.
NAS Operations, and Ken Thomas.
Anyone interested in umpiring Others in the top ten were Mason .

AE. School.Marine heavyweight from league a o f t b all I games Reach End Of LineSpecial Cope of Norfolk NAS; Cliff

should attend the softball rules Hagan Andrews AFB; Jerry
Jimmy Johnson, a Marine from PhibLant Nield
and umpiring clinic Monday Moye ; Gordon
Airman Preparatory School, also March 21, at 1600 on EnterpriseField. Services and VF-13 Falcons won their respective Fort Jackson, and Jim O'Brien,

was slated in the 139-pound divi league titles as the regular season ended in NAS intramural Camp Gordon PMGC.We're .

lion bowling play.
the crossroads
at of two
In Tuesday night's two bouts Neither club had a "sure thing" Things were tighter after game sports seasons. That time of the

In which Jax Navy scrappers NATTG Baseball until after the final night of firing two, with*VP-18 taking the game year when basketball is bowingout

.. participated, McIntosh showed last week. Special Services helda 850-791, shortening the margin to and baseball is coming in.

marked improvement. In the 147-(Team In slim one-game advantage over six pins.
Early Although there'll be no baseball
pound class, the welterweights runner-up ComFair Jax. All the marbles rested on the ,
for Jax fans this
competition was keen. final game.: The Falcons applied Navy
The Falcons were in an even
Practice GameFirst most military Installa-
to win 80C-776 year
pressure finishingwith
McIntosh trimmed
"Rocky" Gay closer race. A three-game total
are going ahead with ambitious
et Key West by using all the held last a big 36-pinfall lead.
practice game for the NA- pinfall playoff was diamond plans.
Services and the Falcons -
punches in the book and using TCenter baseball team will be Monday night between VF-43's
The 1955 Fort McPherson nineis
of VF-43 were to have met
them to advantage. His left set up Sunday against the Post Nine "varsity" and VP-18. Both teams
Tuesday night for the NAS cham- rounding into shape. Fort Mac
the target for a chopping right I tied after regular play had
Generals at 1400 on the Woodstock were
which has been Jax
pionship. No results were avail on Navy'sschedule
cross that kept Gay in a recep- diamond. ended.
able at press time.FIN' in the past, has seven
tive mood. Coach Chuck Dawson plans to' Edolo Steady
men back from last year's club
, Teams from Jax Navy, Key use both "Moon" Mullins, AEA) : Jim Dalton, with 553 and J. W. AI. 8TANDINC.KNATIONAL I.K.UH which won 76, lost 15.

West, Pensacola, Memphis and School, and Frank Jankunis, AO Seibert, with 519, paced the Fal- T...m W r. Pet, Heading the returnees is Wil-

Green Cove, the host team, are School Marine on the mound cons to win over the Patrolmen, : VF-43 VP.1R _Falcon M_....?_......_..._ :2 28*I 8 8 ..77S.7782b mer "Vinegar Bend" Mizell St
in the tourney. against the Generals. defending NAS and All-Station \'C62 _____ :! 10 .722
I VA-173 hOK.. :2b ]0 .722 Louis Cardinal southpaw, who
e Mel Williams and Leo Kellerof champions. VF.173'asron Six _h_?.._.....16. 19 :17; ..444.52H2O : had ,a 14-2 mark with the Army

List Boxing SmokerA ANP( ) School, and Bob Tart- ; Dalton had a 224 nestled be- VW.4 ...._. ,-, 14 22 .383 nine last season.BACKBOARD.

ter, AK Marines will share catch tween a 161 and 168 for his high VIt'.I72 It'anon .100. ..._0'_.___---I__: 11 6 30 25 .161.316
inter-company boxing ing duties. series total. Seibert's high game VP.16 ........ ...... ............. :2 Jt .0G6 BANTER Ityou're
smoker will be held Thursday AMERICAN I.KAGUC to be in the Norfolk area
The NATTCenter nine is enter- was a final 216. Special Serv. ___ 2b 10 ."122
March 24, at 2000 in King Hall. come next November, take note:
CoroFalr Jax .. ... 25 11 .8' 1
ed in the City League,'with play For VP-18 steady Carl Edolo > ? "'
"week's FAW-11 __
This smoker was canceled ? 21 11 JKA The Universities of North and
to ,open around mid-April. veteran anchor man, posted a 532 Per onnel .???...__..?.?. 22 14 .611
because of the Sixth Naval District Electronics ._ 20 16 .Mfi South Carolina\ vie in the ninth
series helped by 207 Jim _... ._?-
Championships at Green e a game. Supply Communication.O ??"- __ 18 17 19 2O .444,47-J annual Oyster Bowl football game
Cove Springs. The name's the same: Ray Bol- Bolin got an even 500 for VP-18. yy 43 Cougars ..::::=:,m 22 .311: in the Navy city, Nov. 5.

e ger Li player-coach of the 325th Meet For Title IlOfnttnl FAETU _r-n..i.__ 11 8, 25 28 :.222 TOfi The NAS civilian golf club

Airborne Infantry's cage team at VF-43 won the first game, 821- j tournament held last, Saturday

Center Keglers Ft. Bragg, N. ,C. 756, and held a 65-pin advantage. brought out fellows who hadn't
Waves Lagers
lifted a club in

Led By Preps II I You no doubt have seen the '
Five NAS Golfers Cop MedalIn Twice Denied, crowd waiting at No. 18 tee as

/ With two top bowlers rattling the Station Four-Ball Golf holders of an 80.11-88 score. the pros come in. Such a crowd

taM pins Airman I Preparatory Tournament last weekend, Com- Second place weril to Comdr. Eye Title Meet was there during the civilian gaff

I 0chool is leading the NATTCenter dr. Harry Harty and Joe McDonald Frank and Bette Meyer withan Rebuffed twice in their quest meet but not necessarily to cheer

Intramural bowling league by fire approximately five-un- 831370. for basketball laurels, the Jax -they were there to rescue the

games as the league lead was der par, put away Le Leschtk Comdr. C. A. Blouln of ATG Navy Crackerjax make their third participants as they collapsed.

juggled lat week. and :Milton Hunt, 4 and 3. 201 Cecil Field turned the Hat attempt at a title in the noridaWomen' (Editor's, note: Take it easy. Afterall

Max: Way's 164 average and trick last Thursday at the NAS it was 89 degrees Saturday).
IN FIRST night play, Mike Champion-
Fred Daly's 162 mark are two rea- course. lie scored a deuce on There is a possibility that the
Benak and Bruce Welch downed ships at Tampa beginning today.
son why the Preps art on top. No. 9 with a 270-yard six-iron Mainside gym will be held open
Doc Mabry and Charles Wes- The Crackerjax one of the bestwomen's
Charlie Summitt of AO School second shot. during the summer months Special
sell, 2 and 1. The team of athletic outfits to ever
and Tiny Wllhorn, Maria, are ROD FINNY Joined four Services officials are workingon
w *ext in order.Daly's Swits and Woodward edged other station golfers u medalLst represent Jax Navy reached the this now.tournament ,

Iii. 225 single and 568 M- Comdr Myers and Harris, 2 for the City Amateur Tour semi-finals of the Florida AAU
and Tourney and l lost to the Women lineup three
1. are
J plea average tops the circuit.STANDINGS nament opening next Monday.
Marines of Camp Lejeune for the Waves from Florida Anne Simmons .
In :Mixed Two-Ball Jo
Pinney shot a 74 as did Joe
1'.... W. L A'r. and Walter Collins won the McDonald Comdr. Frank Meyer Eastern servicewomen's crown. of Jupiter Beach and Pat
tnP) School ........42 IO( '7&1 In 32 games to date the Crack- and Gerri Gorsky of Bradenton.Jan .
AOB) School.n: 11 130 overall title with a 95.2814- Ed Dames and Bill Barrow.
HAWS School ........ erjax have won 26 and droppedsix. Woman
. 15 1.1 126 66%. They were in the *>o" Bill Gaudette Marine
Scarbrough, formerly
OA) School ........ :rl U 130 .
(B) School ......,. I3 J' 1014 ond flight here' at NAS has been transferred The gals have scored 1451 from St. Petersburg was transferred -
A1CA) School ........ 2i: 7T m points averaging a little over 45 to Memphis this week and
/CFA) School ........ 24 28 069raFYC First'flight winners wereGeorge so wUl'not be around to
.. 19 :zg 1It'.o points per game is therefore unable to accompanythe
'.' ..rlnestai ...n..n..u........... AI :u 6H6 I and PriacilU Ayrea, defend his title.
Included in the
& U. .. ....... T 44 112.1I Crackerjax team to Tampa.



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F. 1955 JAX AIR NEWS Page Soft.I (


I Bods Nimrocls and I I t;: Pensacola Trips Marines j

Black bass fishing last weekendwas :If, For 6ND Cage Crown 'j

very slow as it always is (

when the moon is full but should

begin to pick up this coming "r' The Pensacola Navy Goshawks, an evenly-balanced, (:

weekend and should be good, for 'bj potent basketball scoring machine, thrilled Sixth Naval Dis. .

the next two weeks. I j"' trict Basketball Tourney fans with three "clutch" victories ,

rComdr ., in the closing days of last week's event to 'cop the District

W. E. Henry of Com r 'cage crown. f
; After stubbing its toe in a third
Fair Jax and Mrs. Henry boated w a row that Fairchild had fouled
round against Parris Island
game ,
13 nice bass while drift fishing. out at an important part of the
91-85, Pensacola needed to play
shiners at Lake
with Kingsley; game.
games for the next three nights
Lcdr. W, D. Hall, ComF *ir Jax, 4ariWMi and win all of them in order to Go to Orange, Texas

landed a good catch of bass while clinch the title. After the fireworks were over,

drift fishing with live shiners. t The West Floridians met Memphis Pensacola held a 105-85 decisionand

And, he too, got his catch at Navy in the semi-finals. Dog- the 1955 District championship. -

Kingsley Lake. Last year, the Goshawkslost
'J ged tired and limp from a battle
to Jax 95-80 in the
Mr Wilsher and Mr. Huggins _: ) earlier that day with Jax Navy, Navy, ,
finals. 6
from 0 & R boated 40 speckled the Hellcats were no match for
perch while fishing at Lake .. ''t: Pensacola. The Goshawks won As a result of finishing in frontof
Jj'I all Navy clubs in the double
George. !$ easily, 9451.
elimination tourney, Pensacola is
Robert Peters of O. & R propel. Parris Island, unbeaten and representing the Sixth Naval Dis-
intent on going home early, came
ler shop caught 10 bass, trict in the Southeastern Conference

averaging two pounds, in Me- I i TOURNEY ACTION Jim Daly (33), NATTCenter Marines now face-to-face forces.with Pensacola's After staying by Tourney at Orange, Texas, ,
Girt's Creek last week-end. guard, and Dick Tate lax in weary
Navy, leap high a try at getting the this week.
Rufus Wester, 0 & R, caught ball during activity in the Fliers-Marines Sixth Naval District with their fresher opponents Following the final fray, Comdr.
Tournament game last week at MalnsHde gym. Jax Navy defeated throughout the first half, Pensa-
three nice black bass at Levy'sPrairie the Marines, 86-65, eliminating the NAT1'Ctntn flub from fur. cola realized it could go all the John N. Myers, NAS Jax execu-

Largest fish weighed six .ther_ play. No. 25. for_ the Filers is (center Tom Nor way. tive officer, presented trophies to
pounds. Rufus used shiners for the winning and runner-up teams .
Pensacola Ends Strong
bait. In fact, the Goshawks held a and to players, coaches and man
Playoffs Wrap Up of both clubs.
44-42 lead at half-time. Ed Ho-
T. P. Meixell boated four bass Parris rala.d (186) '!1161 P.saesla
and Ken Banks controlled ,
gan Fairchild 14 K 1C JloRHrt
on live bait while fishing,at Lake the winners' floor with Mooney 14 K 16 Banks
NAS game llaifen 5 K O I>iry
George last weekend. Jim Young and Tom Doyle supplying Harila Savage 19 2 (O: 3O 1 Vyililamt Yates

Two good catches have been punch at'the scoring line Regan 20 (J 22 Young

reported from folks fishing the VC-G2 and Fasron 109 won semi-final frames in the I Doyle finished with 18 points WUzlic .fl 2 O a 23 7 pumas Dorl.Shields .

St. Johns. Slick Sellers got eight NAS intramural basketball playoffs in a battle for second I Hogan 17 and Young 16 points. -*3- "l05i

nice bass! in the River near Bre place in final league standings. I George Perry, Goshawk jumpin' i .

wer's Landing. The two teams met Tuesday jack, caught Parris Island off its To

Joe Reilly and Jimmy Reid I' night In' the finals. No results I feet when he entered the game Organize

landed three good-sized bass, I and started controlling both
were' available at press time. Jax Air News
largest of which weighed five boards. Outdoor Club .
VC-62, crippled with the loss
pounds, while fishing the St. 6ND AllStarsDon I Final score was 8474. Pensacola's -
of a pair of top men, was stronger Organization of a rod and gun
Johns, just below Green Cove final margin was built up
than had been expected Jack club at the Naval Air Station
Savage, Pan is Island ,
Springs the last few minutes. No club
: Mills and Jack Turner, with much center, holding a contract with was more than six points ahead i with Lloyd Linginfelter of th.

help from Pete Sheets, held the the professional Syracuse Na- Fish Shack as one of the prime
Jack Bedenbaugh, of 0 & R, during most of the contest.
winners' together' tionals, took first place in balloting movers, was begun last week.
and his wife caught 20 black bass Pensacola's victory forced the
Mill rang: up 21 point while for the Jax Air NeVIs All personnel aboard the station
at Lake Kerr last weekend. The week-long tourney into a Satur-
Turner WM bucketing 20 points.Sheet Sixth Naval District An-Star at NAS, fleet units, NATT-
c6uple used shiners and plugs. day tilt. One loss by each club
In with 16 mark-
came basketball team. Center, Hospital and NARTU are
Best times for fishing this i put them on even terms.PI .
em. Savage, great on rebounds, welcome to join this club.
weekend are as follows: i Outcome of the game was muchin was also strong in the scoring Moves Close Special Services at NATTCenter -

Saturday 0600 to 1200 and doubt until the closing! minutes. column, registering an even Still slight underdogs, Pensa- is well equipped to handle

1345 to 1830.Sunday0600. I VC-62 held a 16-13 lead at the 100 points in five games. cola went quickly to work, pilingup needs of the outdoorsman. Avail

to 1200 and 1500 10.00: mark and a 30-27 marginat Richie Regan, another professional a 46-35 margin at intermission able are tents, gas stoves, barbecue -

to 1830. the half star and Parris hland grills, "shotguns, fishing gear,

-Bob Brown The Composite Squadron upped guard, got second place. Savage Sensing its title hopes being outboard motors, water skis, nets

(News for this column can its advantage to 48-42 going into and Regan placed on every dashed to pieces,, Parris: Island and even cots for the overnight

be submitted through Bob the final ten minutes of play ballot. came back strong to inch withinone sportsman.

Bropn, extension 525, Accessories Turner, with five sudden field point with 9:42: remaining Af 4TalePoslsNew. .

Division, 0 & R.) goals, led this second half assault Coaches of participating this juncture it was 7473.
teams picked Regan for theTourney's
He was matched by the nine The Goshawks bucketed 31
Most Valuable Player -
Missiles Bolt*' center, Tom Nof, also points in the final quarter, againsta
Capture award.
with five I fielders. For liU mere dozen for the Marines Flier Mark
TitleNaval night' work, Nnf got SO point) HoKan F "". Parris Island's big men started ,'

Center Cage to load all scorer Morris l'svas. C K'; Memphis I'irrU I.land j pressing closely, to no avail. Of 732 PointsFor

Air 'Weapons System : With' Joo Tenda showing the u,... O J'arrl I.U.U Don Savage fouled out with

School, playing its second<< seasonof way with 28 points, Fasron 109's \onnr trim!(>Tile, f l'eneacolaNeeo.d .Li JSavjrj I over eight minutes left while Dale the first time In several xca'

basketball, captured the NAT- Beavers eked out a 75-71 win over Mooney IVnuarolaIUlr.I.; Tigris.islands K, I'crrU Itanki UUndtUojle r. Fairchild got his fifth personal at sons, the Jax Navy Fliers )naaket-

TCenter intramural cage championship arch-iival Fasron Six in another 1'. I>"..ool.. 6:39.: 'It was the second night in ball quintet was outscored by its

last week. semi-final game. opponents.The .

The Guided :Missiles won 18 Down 56-41 with ten minutes local five finished the regular :

games while 10 sin i g but three. left on the clock, Fasron Six 1. L ]9 .f5 campaign with ftn 8-23
started a determined, but too late mark.
NAWS School tallied 1170 pointsto
and Will DICK TATS, and thiee-
952: for its opponents.Jim drive. Bob DeBouige captain
Middleton and Ed Larsen Ewing led this assault. year letterman, led Jax Navy individual -
had enough to with 732
The Beavers scorers points
were high scorers for the winning o a
five. The pair averaged more outlast their opponent !, although E for a 23.7 points per game mark.

(ihan 22 points per game. outhlt in the last eight fi"s The Richmond, Ky. native seta ,

Members of the winning team minutes, 3019. new Flier scoring recon! with .t

are, Ken Ausmus, Al Buchholz, Ed Connell, Bob Smith and Lou his high point output. Junior Cas-

Jim Woodham, Carl Quitmeyer, Fite teamed up to down the Banshees sell, another; three-year man, got
Mid with some great floor work. 419 points for a 13.6 mark.
Milt Jackson, Al Hoagland,
dleton and Larsen. Smith had 14 point for his night's OPPONENTS registered 2,609

FINAL' STANDINGS 'II' work, Fite rang up 13 points while points in 31 games for an 84.2 av-,
Team W. L. Aft. Connell got 10. ", No.i erage. Jax Navy held a 75.2 markon
NAWS School ......, 18 3 .S57' ,
AOA) School ........ 16 5 .762 For the Banshee, high man was ';: 2,331 points.
AKA( ) School 14 T .f.667S41t forward John Drenth, with 30 ,In all, 23 men laW service for
U, ,...::::::: 9 12 :.429 :
Marines .. .......... 9 12 .429 points. Only other man to make the Fliers in this campaign. Four,
ANPJ( School ....... 9 1J: .429 :
AEA) School......, 8 13 .:.VtlTraFuc the double figure bracket was Ew- -11f. t. more wore the Blue and Gold only;

........4....... 3 18 .143 Ing, author of 12 points. .. s J. during the District tournament
: : The individual totals:
Tennis Golf Teams I Jax Navy Saturday at 1300 at the ": ) ,., Player G ftt FT- KTA VP' TP A,...
site. Tate .... 31 25* %%8- 133 107 73S: :23.7
I same ) ('...rll "st Its 1.1% 44)) 73 419 13'
Face CollegiansDavidson I I| The following afternoon, Bulldog U'MonrrSherti. ,2' 87 10951 78 2H3 10.9
.. K 44 4011 33 128 I.')
College and the Uni linksmen invade the NAS Jax ( \Vofford .. 2' 63 4529 S3 16. 6.5
r Harris 14 36 109 13 M 692S
Jax Navy.
versity of Georgia provide oppo- golf course to Hldd ..:: 3* 30IS 38'IN 4.1
sition for Jax Navy varsity ten- Davidson sends its golfers here TITULAR TILT Ken Bluemner ((5)), of VP-18, and Don >rrnthSt.. ... 1 2 0- 1 s 4 C..
2. 10
Jhm 4 4 4 S 2.S
nis and golf squads this week. Monday Bloebaum, VC-62 forward, play the part of leaping kangaroos !oI''T. .' 1St 122144 3M .n
It's the opening matches Of the during action In the VP-18-VC-62 championship (came In the NAS .- "..'& llai.h' u.....
The Blue and Gold netmen .
wield. intramural cage circuit recently Being hit by Bloebaum as the
meet Davidson's tennis team at year for the Flier racquet VC-62 star jumps is Don Schmidt (12)). The Patrolmen wifs-
the Boone Park courts today at ers. The golf team has won two fully defended their, title with a 75-59 win. They'll fare NAtt'S SOS '

1300. U. of Georgia netters face matches to date. School, NATTCenter winner, for the All-Station crown soon. 'i"I'

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Eight JAX AIR NEWS ', 17 March 1955


ammIDFOlt Units" ConcludeContinued SHOW I

J ( from Pare 1)

RENTS convoy will attempt to steam

rm cottage $50, 9361 103rd St. y through the mined waters. Mine-

EV 83537.: :k, sweepers scouting the way will
try; to clean the infested waters (Weekly AITS Feature)
5 rm furn house $12.50, 911 WI|
for! the convoy. These sweepersare Columbia has changed the title
St., re: 1132 Rosselle St., EL +
5-6268. irf of ultra modern design with of its forthcoming jet age film

wooden hulls, the most recent from "Flame-out," to "Flight"'

3 rm. furn apt, $65, 2561 Oak St additions to the Atlantic fleet. '1116" film Is based on a novej) by

2 rm. furn. cot., $50, 2561 Oak St. SHOULD A MEMBER of the former jet pilot, Joe London .

3 rm. turn apt., 1616 Willow Iir-- ___4: I'LF convoy strike a mine however, it Hungarian-born actor 'S. Z. "Cud
Branch Ave., EV 9-5067, Reyn will not get blown up. The minesare dle*" Sakall died ins Hollywood

olds. equipped with drill kits con earlier:; this month. The chubby-

2 bdrm. furn. apt., $75, 5255 Al ; fining pyrotechnic devices which jowled actor became known by

pha Ave., EV 9-1604, Fish fFurn. detonate like fireworks. Theyare the nickname "Cuddles" to manyof
not filled with explosives his fans and friends during his
apt., 2604 Post St., Bray.
which could cause damage. U. S. film career which started in
Sleeping rm., ser per.; 12.50 wk., % ,
civ., 15.00 Capt. Young's AD attack planes 1939.

2 bdrm. unurn.1up.. apt., avail. and P5M patrol bombers dropped Beautiful Anita Kkberg, currently -
aerial mines for seven consecutive at work in "Blood Alley" for
Mar. 29, 1523 Ingleside.
days off the Cape. They-load Warner Bros, ...
: .
3 rm. gar. apt., $:50: 3655 Pine
Avondale, EV 8-7691, Hawkins. ; ed up at NAS. received an autographed c

3 rm. furn. apt, 852 St. Clair EV AT PAN-AMERICAN GAMES-Ken Pendergras AEC, of ,As eachjnine was dropped its photo "
NARTU lax gives a demonstration in skeet shooUncto the position was pin-pointed on a from AF
83992. junior rifle club of the Naval Air Station, prior to'his departurefor chart'by the pilot. At the t'nd of Secretary Harold
6 rm. funi. cot, Jax Beach EX the PanAmerican'cames in !Mexico\ City, Mexico. The crack
8-0836 or EX 85933. Jax Navy skeetman holds the runner-up spot in international com the exercise, every mine will be E. Talbott, '
the honors at the International picked and returned to NAS. for her participation -
2 bdrm. furn. apt, 1727 Seta Cir, petition, grabbing shooting up. .
Matches in Caracas, Venezuela. Pendergras is the only memberof Underseas divers will recover in the
EV 9-1063. the Armed Forces competing in the Pan-Am. The tournamentat
those which sink to the ocean's ;El o llywood ,
4 rr. furn. apt., EX 8-2861, HowelL Caracas and the one.at Mexico City are steps on the way for : k
qualifications in the 1956 Olympic Games in Australia. bottom I New Tear'sEve
to U.S. "N
4 rm. fum. gar. apt., EV 8-3829, trip

4 1319 rm.; Hamilton apt., $70 St.3859 Iferschel YA'KlldNi Why I Decided : outposts in.Greenland... t

MaJ. Gen.
Clark. tIdill To ReenlistEach Chester E. Me.Donna Reed
4 rm. fuin. apt, $60, 2022 Gilmore !i ANSWERS.i,1'k4!
Carty Commander of the 18th Ah
St., EL 5-6785, Cochran. SERVICEMEN AND THEIR man has his own personal -
/ / TM Force spent a couple of days at
Furn. gar. apt, $65, 421 King St., T/Ott/ EVERY PAY... reason for reenlisting in Warner's viewing footage of
EV 7-4475. the Navy The Jax Air News
"Jump Into Hell," a screen version
4 im. part turn house, near NAS, Q-I pay my GI insurance premiums from time to time gives the en- ,
from extras-hazardous sen Ice- of the French fight at Dlenblcn-
6238 Seaboard Ave. once a year, in advance. listed men a chance to say
including service under conditions phu. G 3 rm. furn. apt, EV 8-1760, EalIcntlne. If I die, what will happen to the why they reenlisted. .
simulating war-may war- of U. S. pilots who shuttled
money that has not yet been applied William Brown Airman Apprentice -
rant compensation payments at supplies into Indochina during the
5 nn. house $75, 3512: Bdway. Ave. to premiums? attached to Operations
now -
the full wartime rat .- height of the battle.
EL 3-5584. A-The money, earmarked for Mayport has reenlisted -
: Q-In order to get college Sight for sore eyes dept.: Donna
2 bdrm. unfurn. apt, 1756 Lake- premiums- beyond the month I my In the Navy for six more
shore Blvd., EV 9-4075. during which death occurred, degree, L am supposed to take) a, years. Reed> on Oscar nominations TV
I coune- In public speaking. WouldI Jack ( m'am)
1 bdrm. fiirn. apt., $60, 620 May will be refunded to your beneficiary stating he will program yes
st., EL 5-6332. In have to got prior VA approval Definitely Webb will produce, direct end costar
a lump sum.
6 nn. fum. or unfurn. apt., $75, for that course, on the grounds make the Navy his career, In "Pete Kelly's BluM," a
understand' that veteransdisabled Brown
1504 River -Elvd, Orange Park, Q-I that It may be considered "avoca- savn: musical drama. Janet Leigh and
in service after Jan. 31
112-8-5661. tlonal or recreational" in nature? ''The Navy as Edmund O' rlM will appear with

3 bdrm. unfurn. house, $75, 5733 1955,**may receive disability com ""A-No. Since\ your public far as I'm con.eerned him. The film will be made by
at rates 80
Knohvood Dr., Forrest Btk, EV pensation peacetime peaking course Is an Integral Mark (clang, clang)VII Produc:
of the wartime scale. Are
8-6734.:: percent part of your' GI training program offers the best tions for Warner Bros. The
there conditions under which
3 b<1ml. unfurn. house, 2762 ElmWood these any veterans the full I leading to a degree, prior r retirement plan best-selling, novel about the Marines
f may get
Rd, Lakeshore. wartime rate? VA approval will not be neces! t: In existence to- In WWII, "Battle Cry" has

3 bilnn. house, $90, 4629 Ulmer sary. If the course were taken Li a day. Another now been translated into 12 lan
A-Y. DIutbiMttai resulting,
( Ave., Lcdr. Weber; Ext. 213. by Itaclf not a part of an over p thing in civilian guages.
, directly from armed (conflict or 'i .is This 'N That
2 bdrm. house, 5601 Timuquana, all educational programVA'sapproval life there

Young. would be required. :. : is always that The S.S. United States is the

1 bdrm. futn. gar. apt, $60, 5601. O & R Sets Q-Has the Presidential procla- Brown gamble hired first ocean finer to Install Cinema

Timuquana, EV 73760. from 1) mation, ending the entitlement for today, fired tomorrow. The Scope. Pvt Nick Clooney,

5: bdrm. unfurn, $85, 4617 Ulmer, (Continued Page wartime GI benefits, had any effect service doesn't do it that way. brother of singers Rosemary and

Raver. Sentinel, can operate from land on the cut-oft date for starting Once you're hired, you stay." Betty Clooney, was recently

FOR SALE bases or take off from a carrier Korean GI Bill training? I wife thinks reenlistIng named the outstanding trainee of
deck with or without the aid of My my his unit at Ft. Knox, Ky. .
House trailer, Lot 177; Azalea am a Korea veteian, already out fine idea. That
was a pay
Trailer Pk., Ext. 8586, Mlyat catapult and land with the aid o! service. for Col Belrne Lay, Jr. USAFR, visited
check waiting you every
3 bdun. unfurn house, $850: & of its arresting gear. A-The proclamation has no two wecki gives a person the Edwards'AFB, Calif., recentlyto

! equity, 5705 Knoll wood Dr. Flying Electronics Lab gather material 'for a proposed
bearing on when ;you must begin security we all want. now my
where 150th St. connect. The S2F, which is flown by VS your Korean GI training. wife and I feel that as far as film about the test pilots, and the
2 bdrm. brick home 11111 (anti-sub) squadrons based at mission of the Flight Test Center. '
\ Murray Under the law. you still must the Navy is concerned, it Is, a .
4565 College St., EV 9-8037, Gil- NAS Norfolk, Va., and NAS tart within three years from good life"

lespie. Quonset Point, R. I., contains the date of separation from
;jour Brown enlisted in the NavyIn Reveal Winners In
S bdrm. unfiun. home, $750, ($(6 more hunter-killer radar and military service
1952 In Cincinnati, O. .
mo.), 5501 Arva Cir., EV 81045. electronics equipment per size Q-I ,am going to night school July, Y "

I C rm. unf urn. home $750, ($41.50 than any other plane in existence. under the WWII GI Bill. My em, Jennings g jT } CivilianGolf PlayWinners

mo), 5524 Arva Cir., EV 81045. Definitely not built for speed, ployer has Just told me I will Newman Con- ;

2 bdrm. house, $1,925, ($57 mo), the new plane is 42 feet long witha have to take ',an unexpected two- struction driver t ; r. <.. in last Saturday's civil-

5207 Janice Cir., EV 8-6933,. 01KV $ ian club tournament held at
wing span of 70 feet. The wingscan month trip to call on customers. construerUonman. > golf

8-9744. be folded when aboard a carrier Because of the trip, I will have to from '\ j Hyde Park have been revealed

MISCELLANEOUSDesire Equipped to fly in any kindof Interrupt my course. Will I be Crown Hill, I' with prizes going to five links-

to form car pool of riders weather, the hunter-killer permitted, to resume it under the West Va., has(

living in vicinity of Glynlea Pr., plane also carries a mean load of GI Bill after .1 return? reenlisted for men.Dick

CPO Davis, Ext. 593 or 512. explosives. In its bomb bay it can A-Yen. Temporary Interruption six years. Here \1 Cleveland won an award

Ride: From College &: Stocktonto carry depth bombs and torpedoesand *, because of unexpected circumstance are Newman's ,, 11 for closest to the flag on No. 6;

NAS. Wk. hrs, 1730-1600, under its wings it packs rock-- related to your Job own reasons for Newman' Rod Pinney was closest to the flagon

con, Robinson, Ext. 8216. ets and depth bombs. are permitted under the GI Bill. staying In the Navy for 20.
No. 10 fairway Bob Doling
Wanted: Rider from Riversidearea A crew of 'four, including the 'If they extend for more than "I like to travel. My reasonis ;

to NAS. Wk. hs., 0730-1600, pilot, co-pilot, radar-sonobuoy op I four month, however you will that simple. Where else can holed the longest putt on No. 18;

Ext.= 8214, or EV 8-1433, Hare. erator and MAD counter measure have to show VA that It was anyone on" average salary plan Jim Donaghy compiled the most

Wanted: A rider from Cedar Hillsto operator, operates the plane.Lt. Inftpogftlhie for you to resume on trips to the Med., Europe, four's during the 18-hole play

Jacksonville NAS, 0730-1530. I training four months. Alaska, and around the world.I .
Barrett Ext. 741. David Beesley, of flight test and Harry' Hill posted the mostsix's.
couldn't do It on civilian
t pay. .
division piloted the S2F duringits
Wanted: Riders from Jax, over PARD RAM P But the Navy offer me the opportunity
pass on So. Side to 0 & R, 0730- overhaul at the station plant. EWER DO TRL plus paying for''the Committee members were so

1530, Ext. 707 or EV 8-5279, lie was accompanied by Capt. St AD R AAT EF and with pleased with the turnout that
trip supplying me
Russey, Wellington Hines, 0 & R officer : QJS Y El EOE my plans are afoot to hold a similar
TRI ES regular salary also.
Wanted:/ Riders from Starke Wk. and Robert Beller, AG2, radar- aana saaaa uaaaa tournament soon, date for which

, hrs., ,$700-1600, Johnson, Ext. man:and James Aksey, AL3, ra aaaaa PROD "There are many reasons for will be announced later.
674. dioman. Sanaa I Bano reenlisting. Fellows name them The club will hold another
naaaBH aaaM1ATR every day, but for me I Just
Wanted: Ride to and from NAS According to ,Lt. Beesley, the N KY CH MR have wandering feet and the meeting Tuesday March 22, at
7457 Morse Ave., between Rick plane "is the sweetest thing in the + P EAL the Cumberland Road Community -
Navy is the place to make sure
t, et & Firestone Rd. Wk. hrs., world to :fly. Landing the plane R D END Center. All civilian golfers interested .
sr NO se. I never get restless from stay
08001630. Ext. 418, Betty Brad-- aboard the carrier is just like ing in one spot too long." are invited to attend the

cwk driving your car into the garag ." (Answer to Page 4 Purrle) meeting, at 1930.Pag.o .