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: September 8, 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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Rem mber-A Child May Dare, So Drive With Care:

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Home of Commander Naval Air Bases, Sixth Naval District-Commander fleet' Air Jacksonville; Fleet Air Whiff 11; Naval Air Technical Training Centel"1'1 J

'. 1
No Release Employees To

Reserves Nominate For


PlannedWhile 14 Councils '

the l' avy's personnel Naval Air Station civilian em-

strength is being reduced, all ployees are preparing for their
active duty Reserve officers will annual election of members to the

be retained on board for the next 14 Employees' Councils, Board of !
nine months, according to Admi- i. tf Directors of the Employees Association
ral James L. Holloway Jr., Chief and Board of Trustees
of Naval Personnel. of'the Employees' Mutual Death

This includes Reservists who Benefit Society.,
have indefinite release dates. During the period Sept. 12 ,

Releases will be effected for through Sept. 16, employees may ....

Reserve officers who are eligibleto x --&aj h.submit. "" ..""",the,1 1_names_ _:_of_.!_persons_ __ ___tow
retire; officers, except nurses, i/iowu in liv/llllliuiiuil W3 candidates *
who twice fail of selection RELIEVE YOU SIR"-Changes of command stature were effected at NAS Jax last Wed for these groups.
promotion; and certain as the phrase "I Relieve Yon, Sir" was echoed on three different occasions.! First command Nominating petition forms may
officers who reach certain occurred when Capt. Henry C. DeLong (left In left photo), commanding: officer of NATT- be obtained from election offi-
assumed temporary additional duty as Commander Naval Air Bases Sixth Naval District cials whose
limitations!!, Admiral John S. Thach (right) held that post before departing Jax last Wednesday. In the second names have been
pointed out. Comdr. John N. (left in right photo), executive officer of NAS Jax, assumes duI I posted in department bulletin
Those about to become acting commanding officer, relieving Capt. Thach, (right). The third change was at 0 & It boards. '
for retirement will be retained Z) where Capt. Thomas D. Tyra relieved Capt. Wellington Hines as 0 ft R officer. Any employee holding a position '

active duty until eligible for Fighter Squadrons below the level of GS-9, with
tirement although any certain exceptions, or Leading-
ComRals For EM
officer may be released at man who has been continuously j
time because of VMS Win Battle Five Cents LessA employed at this activity for at

performance, directed the least one year, is eligible for
released BuPers Inst. 1926.2. new scale of $1.05 for nomination to the Employees'
daily commuted ration' allow Councils.All .
T For 1955 ances has been announced by employees are eligible for

the Defense Department, hay nomination to the Board of Di I

Jacksonville'squadrons were among nine Atlantic ing become effective on Sept. rectors of the Employees' Asso

units selected to receive the Battle Efficiency "E" 1. ciation. Only members of the Mu- I
for being: the most outstanding ships and squadrons Five cents less than that in tual Death Benefit Society are
class for fiscal 1955. effect for the past 14 months, eligible to the Trustees of that

Squadron 22 and Fight- the new scale will remain in group.
43, Fleet Air Jack- led by Comdr. Judson Davis, effect for the next 10 months. e .
while VF-43 is commanded by Macy Parrott
squadrons based at NAS Commuted rations are paidto Top ,
the two Jax units hon- Comdr. John Dierker. enlisted personnel on leaveor ANPAE( ) Students \

two won top honors Chosen as top anti-submarine who live off the base and The Midwest and the South
all-weather and intercep- squadron in the Atlantic Fleet who do not'eat their meals in won honors in the recent graduating -
squadrons. VF-22 is Air Force was Norfolk-based VS- the general messes.WEATHER I class at NATTCcnter. ,

27. Ervin Macy, AKAN of Chicago
Gold I Ships Of the Atlantic Fleet selected OUTLOOK a former student at Georgia Tech

: for the "E" award were was the 'honor student In last
Friday Cloudy scattered
On the carriers USS' Randolph and showers. week's graduating class from Airman

CAPTAIN MIL Midway tying for first place in Saturday Partly cloudy to He Preparatory joined the School.
reins at Naval Hospital.Captain the CVA class; Valley Forge, anti- cloudy: showers. Navy In Sept.
1954, at Atlanta, and has been
submarine and carrier class
; Sunday Cloudy, showers.
1)"I assigned to Fasron 102, NAS Norfolk -
will not wear gold but and the Duxbury Bay, seaplane e
Ahl for duty.
their tender class. BC-IIS Payments Due
peacoats. Charles Parrott, AEAN, of Avi-
The overall performance of a Blue Cross-Blue Shield policy-
to stay with the ation Electrician's' Mate School
New CO At was made by the unit is based upon its safety record lolders are reminded that monthy Class "A," was the honor studentIn
utilization, special assign- payments are due Sept 12 and last Friday's graduating class.
Naval Uniform, Board ments and evaluating reports. 13.DUTCH : .
Parrott, whose home is in York,
recommendations of
Hospital ,: men themselves. S.1954.C., Joined the Navy in October .

showed that 76 percent
Capt. Benjamin N. Ahl,
16,000 men queried did
merly executive officer at
any change. About 20 Safely Slogan Gets
Hospital Charleston, took t
favored the gold buttons,
the duties of the commanding You Lucky Ducks
petty officers only or
ficer, Naval Hospital
enlisted personnel. The Only two persons were alert
ville, in ah official
ceremony had no preference, a r'cT- enough to collect Lucky Bucks
terday morning.
of opinion which for reciting the Safety'Sloganof
Capt. Ahl replaces Capt.
the month last week.
the scales In favor of no
ward E. Kenney, who will
James Sumpter, of Public
come the commanding
Works Maintenance and C. C.
of top fleet
Naval Hospital Bethesda, Md. ,
Coo per, Publications and
His past assignments have and district .com
ashore Printing: each pocketed a free
ken Capt. Ahl to 11' naval split about even, I
dollar bill for answering tho
val hospitals, three against distinguishing the
cruiser and with brass buttons. question, "What is the safety
a gunboat.
a 'slogan for the month of Aug.
hospitals extend from coast
coast-Portsmouth, Norfolk, isors Local ust?" Slogan for August was
"Safety Doesn't Cost You "
ford (executive officer), Sept. 8 thing Until.You Forget It.Any"

side (executive officer,) regular meeting of Personnel are eligible to
lu, Great Lakes, Brooklyn, Association for Su <: claim the long

Island, San Diego, Oakland Local No. 11, will be r _. ._u.__ ,...._ J ........, --r.---C4 AtYlVvAC.*.,T..?."AHA'...green.Aw.....u.VtA....again AL.UI'I_; *lVI-_in tlowing .
Charleston (executive officer).
September 8, at
BLOOD-Chief Petty 'OffIcer Danny de Winter of safety slogan for Sep
Sea duty took the Naval the YWCA, 325 East Du- the Royal Netherlands Navy entered into the spirit of thInsat tember and you stand a chancoof
pital's new commanding There will be an elec-j the Naval Air Station when, blood donor calls sounded. A winning free
aboard the battleships New officers and door prizes. student at Aviation Storekeeper School, he volunteered. Nurse a lucky buck:
Eleanor Anderson takes his donation at the NAS Infirmary lie "A Child May Dare, So Dri.a:
(Please Turn To Fare 8, Col. ) arc urged to attend. is attending school under the Mutual Defense Assistance Program With Care."


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)Page Two JAX AIR NEWS 8 September 1955

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Publlihed every Thursday tor Navy and Marine activities at Naval Air '
Station. Jacksonville, i'la.
NAS JackioBTlIU :
Capt. John S. Thach Commanding Officer '
ExecuUvt: Officer (
Comdr. John N. Myers ?- -
Air JaekioadU. Mt
FI"e' 1 v 'v
Rear Adm. Delbert S. Cornwell Commands v
Capt. Richard 0 Greene Chief of Staff t
I Fleet Air Wine Elerea
Capt. Edwin J. S. Young ., ...,..,.. Commander
Comdr Frank D. Heyer ............. Chief Staff Otflcer k
Navel Air TethBlcal Tralalar eater h
]:Capt. Henry'C. DeLon Commanding Officer
__. Executive OfficerCapt
Comdr. Edward W. Ifi hop
Naval HoiplUI i
< Edward C. Kenney Commanding Officer
Capt. U A. Newton __L _' Executive .Officer
: :
I Capt. Won R. Commanding OfficerI
I,Comdr. Laurence F. Steffenhagen Executive Officer : a.

Th JAX AIR NEWS U published weekly at the U. S., Naval Air Statl6n.
Jacksonville. Florida and printed commercially with \ appropriated fund .
at no expense to the government and In compliance with NAViOtOS P-33. Rev.
Nov. 1945. Copies are distributed free tC charge at the Naval Air Station the
Naval Air Technical Training Center Naval. Air Reserve Training Unit and the
I U. S. Naval hospital
Editor-Andrew Jl. Planey -
A.'t Editor-Beda Moore Staff Rt'porlera-Jack Holmes, Pill; Marion 14 RATTLES AND A BUTTON-James KIrkpatrick, 11M3, has a Job on his hands trying to
Cracraft, JO3; Nancy Ward SN. contain this "kicking" rattler captured near the Hospital area. lie is kept at long range by use of
The JAX AIR NEWS U a member of the Armed Forces Press .Service.withoutthe the home-made contraption he devised alonr with Ulyess Clark, AA left). After "open house"at
AFPS material appearing, In this publication may not be reprinted
written permission of Armed Forces Press Service. Republication of.other Building 536 where many viewed the antics of the diamond-back, men of Preventive Medicine
matter except by service publications, Is prohibited without permission ol Unit No. 1 prepared to hang it among their collection.PrevMed .
Editor: JAX AIR NEWS. .
Editorial offices located Main Administration Building Phone extensions
B346. 21b and 8164. Unit Adds 'Mean'Rattler SAFETYBox

Lt. Stacey Leaving

To CollectionMen
Center SS BilletLt. Score

Edward Stacey, former Special at Preventive Medicine completed a fogging job near the Disabling Injuries Through
Unit No. 1 have added to their
Services Officer at NATT-
salvage yard in the vicinity of
Tuesday Sept. 7
CATHOLIC Center this week received his orders diversified collection of insects the Naval Hospital. This Month 1

Sunday-Mass-0800, 0900, 1000 to report to CincLant by and -animals. RUNNING INTO the intruder, This Year 17
-St. Edward's Chapel. next Tuesday at Norfolk. Their latest bag is a five-foot
driven no doubt out of his hiding Days Since Last
Saturday-0800. He will assume new duties as diamond-back rattlesnake, taken
place due to rising water as a result Lost rime Accident 5
Daily-0630. Flag Lieutenant and Staff Aideto alive as it crossed the path of
of recent heavy rains James
Sunday-0630-Mass at Hospi the Chief of Staff, CincLant.Capt. two.. ,men_____ of__ the_ unit_ who had ,
Kirkpatrick, HM3, and UlyessW.
tal Chapel; -Instruction Clark AA, "above and beyondthe 6-Months Delay

classes, Bldg. 563. line of duty," applied their

Thursday -1900 Instruction technique to capture the rattler. For
Sa Housing
classes, Dldg. 563.
Two hours later, back at Build
ing 536, the reptile, now securely -
1930 Thursday All Saints' At least six months will elapse
555 : t roped on the end of a long tree
Chapel Reading Boom.CHRISTIAN before the military services will
limb, was giving everyone a fit
SCIENCE with his 14 rattles and one button begin to build any of the 100,005

1900 Tuesday Mainside vibrating at high speed. family housing units authorizedby
Chapel Office on ramp.
PROTESTANTThursday >. 4 4k SEVERAL TRIES were made the new housing act, a spokes

Sept. S S v- i. before the snake could' be photo. man from the Defense Depart-

1900 All Saints' Choir Re graphed, as the snake was held at ment has pointed out. It has taken

hearsal. Open to all interested full length as seen in the above in the past from six to nine

Servicemen and women and their photograph. months to get housing construction

dependents. t Members of PrevMed Unit, as started. under the now defunct -

11 a result of their interest in biology Wherry Housing program.
Sunday, Sept.
0800 Episcopal Communion and anthropology, have col ALLOCATION of housing un

Chaplain ,Nickelson. lected a young pig, an elephanttusk its to the services will not be

0930 Sunday School, ages 4 beetles, insects, and several made by the Defense Department,

through Jr. High. Bldg. 804. species of snakes, including a but the services will get Defense

0930 Divine Worship. I 2., 9 deadly coral snake killed here approval on housing units, as

1100 Divine Worship. five years ago.Now. such plans are presented to the

1300 The United Fellowshipof 1. -- ,.0>_.". j! .if! .. Department Although the law
Protestants will meet at Dldg. specifically provides that the

804 to go on a beach party. O&R CHANGE-Capt. WeiIlngton Ya'Know Coast Guard will get 1000 units,
T. Hines (left) NAS
the need for
Tuesday, Sept. 13 Tyra Jax Overhaul and Repair officer Department sees no
1900 Lutheran Instruction turns over his post to his imposing a ceiling of units for
successor Capt. Thomas D. each service.
All Saints'
Chaplain Pieper Tyra (right), during ceremoniesheld !
Chapel. Takes Top last Wednesday. Captain THE SERVICES will probably

1900 Episcopal Instruction Tyra comes to Jax from duty re-submit plans for housing proj

Chaplain Nickelson Bldg. 563, with Staff of Chief of Naval (By Armed Forces Press Service) ects which were planned but never -

NATTC Chaplain's Office. Air Training.-' Q-A friend of mine on VA's built under the Wherry Housing -

Thursday, Sept. 15 o & R PostA ning his wings, for a two year pension rolls, is entitled to an additional Act, authorities said. The new
period he flew carrier law also the services to
1900 All Saints' Choir Re planes amount of money becausehe permits
real veteran of naval aviation from all of the carriers the Navy is so helpless that he requires take over on a voluntary or in-

hearsal.ST.. LUKE'S CHAPEL Capt. Thomas D. Tyrais had at that time, including the constant aid and attention. Will vountary basis existing Wherry
original Langley and the old Lex- it in the same
housing and
he receive his additional allow- run
(Hospital) the new Overhaul and Repair
0930 Divine Worship. Officer of Naval Air Station ington and Saratoga. ance even though his mother pro- manner as the new units.
0930 Sunday School, Nurs- Later in October 1941 he was vides his aid? That the Maximum average

ery. Jacksonville. assigned to Design Branch of A-Yes. he may receive the cost .of a family housing unit
... Captain Tyra took over the post BuAer until October 1945 during additional allowance must not exceed $13,500 might

Adm Taylor Navy'sInformation last Wednesday, relieving Capt. which period Navy fighter aircraft though a member of his family even slow down the building programis
Wellington T. Hines who departed which
excelled all compet provides the services. the opinion of some officials.
for the West Coast for dutyon itors in the world were broughtinto necessary Both and..Coast Guard
Chief It is not necessary for him to Navy
the Staff of Commander Air production, and the initial hire an attendant in order to sources have expressed con.mabout

The Navy's new chief of Information Force, Pacific Fleet. Captain development of Navy jet carrier qualify for the this limit in'providing ade
is Rear Adm. Edmund B. : Hines was selected for promotionto aircraft was undertaken. quate housing for personnel at

Taylor, who succeeded Rear Adm. Rear Admiral a month priorto CAPTAIN TYRA also assisted understand that if a vet, isolated areas, as they fear build

William Beecher. his departure.The in the accelerated production of for eran VA breaks two appointments ing costs there would be too greatto

An outstanding destroyer com-. new O&R officer, who Navy aircraft incident to Korean he outpatient medical treatment fall within the maximum average -
mander in WWII and former will -not be entitled to
a has assisted in the developmentof War build-up while director of further I .
star athlete at the Naval Academy many of the Navy's outstand production division, BuAer from treatment. I broke two

the new information'chief ing fighter aircraft, including the July 1950 to December 195l. appointments, but each time I GI loan. The builder has given

commanded the naval base at Corsair and Hellcat of World It gave VA at least two days notice. me an estimate when the house
was during his
Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, prior to War II, and early jet models suchas with Staff, Chief of tour Naval of duty Air Will I be barred from further will be completed. Based on this

his appointment. the Banshees and FJ Fury, Training that T28 and T34 air- treatment? estimate, would it be wise for me

comes here from duty with Chief craft were first A-Since you rave VA at to give notice to the apartment
new purely train-
WEEKEND TIDE Naval Air Training, NAS Pensa Ing planes used by the Navy since least 24 hours' advance notice, where I now am living?
you will not be barred from A-Generally it Is better to
HIGH LOW cola.AFTER WWII to be introduced into train further treatment. settlement *
The firm
his bar applies wait until you have a
wings as ing operations.A .
A.M. P.M. A.M. P.M.
only when veterans break date before giving notice -
naval aviator in June 1934, Captain native of Forest Lake) Minn.
FrL 1:30: 6:50: 7:48: appointments without prior that going to mo\e.
Tyra got right into "the Captain Tyra you
Sat. 2:38: 8:00: 8:59: I was graduated from and without rood factors,
reason Many unpredictable
thick" of naval aviation. Assigned the Naval
Academy Class of June
Sun __ 346; 910; 10:03: I for doing so. such inclement weather, can
aboard the Ranger after win- 1931.
Q-I am buying a house with a; serve to delay completion.


: 8 September 1955 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three ALbe

Lcdr. Sonncborn R


Ends 30-Yr. CareerAn 'I

action-packed career cover-
ing 30 years and which carried

( > him all over the world, came to HERE AND THERE ',

: : a close for Lcdr. Charles Sonne- The busy executive asked his 11 j

New shipment of books have born, who served as commandingofficer secretary where his pencil was. I

been received by the Librariesion X of the Commander Fleet "It's behind your ear," she told }
I '
this .station. Included are the HREGULAR ; Air Jacksonville Flag Adminis- him. .

;following ,titles: trative UnitEnlisting v "Come, come, you know I'm. a' 1

Man\ In The Gray flannel Suit: in December 1924 in busy man-which. e.nrt" j 4f

(Now a best seller across the country Baltimore, Md., Sonncborn got
the'story of a business "I hear you're splitting with
young his first assignment, while an ap
executive( trying to establish him. prentice,seaman, aboard the aircraft your husband" i

(Iself after service in World War II, tender USS Wright. In two "Splitting, nothing.. According

'has -significance for those who years he was in China where he to my lawyers, I'get it all"
may face.a similar situation. was awarded the Yangtze Cam .

Brain Washing In Red China: paign Medal for service with the He-"Have you heard the .Ju-
'A new edition of this title is r wa; \ ; :J L'iilll.t lUti, i{; : :[ ML ,1r, .G l: Asiatic Fleet.. test joke about a bed?" t

'timely, interesting, and thought NOW-Three Wave officers at NAS Jax shipped In June 1943, he was commissioned She-"No. What is iU"IIe"lt
,provoking.Golf Regular Navy from the Reserves. All Lieutenants Junior Grade, an ensign. He saw servicein
With. The Masters: The they are (left to right) Dorothy Warner, Wave Administrative Panama, Hawaii, and Brazil. hasn't been made up
officer at NATTCenter Mary Anderson Education yet. ,
and Informa- 'I _
popularity of golf books in our tion officer at NATT enter, and Rose Coleman. of NAS Communications lie reported ComFairJax. in I
sports section testifies to the office. 1954. :
No one should try to do two
fact that many of you take the
things at once, and this includes '

game*seriously the styles This and new techniquesof one reveals I Sentry Wins Battle With Invading 'Gator I slacks women at who the put same on time.weight and '

35 master golfers. ..
I .
'a II
Great American Heritage: No The saurian may have had It happened this way: to invade the Naval Air Station,I -
Millionaire "My boy when I '-
: ,
matter what your political party rudder trouble, but one lone ABOUT 0600 MONDAY, whilea when the sentry decided some I ,,
I carried water for 'f J Ja
was your age,
preference, we believe you will NAS entry didn't wait to find sentry of Early Airborne Warn- quick action was needed. of '
gang bricklayers.
enjoy reading about the five Ei ing Squadron Four (VW-4)) was THE SAURIAN was given the ]
senhower brothers as examplesof out.At walking his post along the ramp order to "halt," but failed to un- Son: "I'm mighty proud of you,
rate there is one 'gator Dad. If it hadn't been for
the best in American tradition. any between your
the hangars, he chancedto derstand the command. So the
Religions Of America: One of swimming around the St. Johns pluck and perseverance, I might
see a mass of "debris" floatingin sentry did the next best thing.
River off the Station, who has have had to do something like
the responsibilities of our tradi-
the river. As the mass floated lie whipped out his .45 and let
tion of religious freedom is toler- had his "hide burned," or may that myself." i
along he suddenly saw the ugly
ance. This volume is an interest even be gone for good. snout of the alligator rear partly go.Although the first shot went

ing,series of chapters, explainingthe out of the water.A wild, the second found its mark British sailor: "Battleships t .
beliefs of the most widely Fleet Reserves westerner, who had never and the 'gator whipped, thrashed Why the flag ship of our navy is '-
the travels around
BO big captain ,
faiths in _
practiced our country.
seen one of these brutes before, around and beat a hasty retreat '
the deck in an automobile!1"
Treasury Of American Ballads: the sentry became interested in I into the river. It was last seen
Young as we are as a political] For the beast's movements. He watched )heading for the small boats pier. American sailor: "That's noth-
union we do have a rich ballad Eligible the I ing. The galley of our flag ship j
'gator come aboard for a And the sentry will really havea
Is so big the cook has to
heritage. The gay, the naughty, go
look-see. The 'gator lumberedout tale to tell his grandchildrenabout
and the classic are representedhere. Top Grade OutAbout of the water and was about the time he was pulling through the Irish stew in a sub-
marine to lee If the potatoes are
five feet up on the ramp, ready guard at NAS Jax. "
Foster's Complete Hoyle: Prac done.
175 sailors and Marinesin .
tically a household word is that
"Hoyle" this} is a new edition, the Fleet Reserve, having ten Are Personnel Here Abusing A firm, advertising their product
bringing all rules up-to-date. years of commissioned service, once stated: "Money returned
Broken Doll: A mystery to in I now have 90 days to apply for retirement if not satisfactory.

trigue the most avid who-dun-it in their highest grades 'Special Pay' Provisions? Someone applied for the returnof
reader. satisfactorily served, according to his money and the reply he

Starbridge: New'science fiction the new law for retirement of I received was: "Your money is

thriller for the growing numberof temporaries. Division officers and heads of departments authorized to quite satisfactory and thereforewe
men who've added interplanetary Signed on Aug. 9, the bill per- grant "special pay" chits to their personnel are urged by the decline to return it"spec
to their interests. mits those now in service to re- NAS Office to these
voyages Disbursing screen requests more CAre- IC I \ 1_
Outlaw: Some titles are decep- tire as officers on 20 years' serv- fully. a: pay may i>'e; found m
ice, 10 commissioned. For those NAS Jacksonville Notice 7220,
tive but think I
we you'll that
guess Since the branch is
. who reverted in the last two or Disbursing division officers should assure and ComFairJax I Instruction
this is a new one for the cowboys three years to enlisted after ten in the grips of an acute shortageof I themselves that a real need exists 7220.2. From this instructioncome

among us. years or more of commissioned personnel, the many person- it is pointed out. these following reasons to
ern Who Rides in With Wyatt: West- service and went into the Re- nel lining up at the "special pay" In passing rupon special money be considered as a guide for approval
setting a biography will
to the. serve, the law is retroactive but window are putting added pres- requests, it should be borne in of special money requests:
many men who en- the unit. The unit han-
sure on
joy either historical novels with no back pay. mind that "special" pay is nota ((1)) Non-receipt of allotment
for 30 different
straight "westerns" or the bio- They will, however, draw the activities in the some privilege, nor should it be con- checks by dependents; ((2)) Unex
graphy of any western hero. higher officer retired pay if they area. sidered or used as a reward for pected demands for support of

t apply within the 90-day deadline SPECIAL MONEY requisitionsshall good conduct or the performance dependents (hospitalization, etc.);
be submitted on the printed I of duty, but only as a provision ((3)) Indebtedness to civil authori-

TilE HIGHER pay will begin report forms supplied by the per- i for the meeting of necessities ties (police, traffic court, etc.);
MOVIESThursday when the officer is placed on the sonnel officer's office. Before recommending arising between regular paydays, ((4)) Reported aboard from tran-
retired list, for which he is not such requests for approval -I the Disbursing office declared. sent:' status in excess of five days;

September 8 eligible until he applies, accord- heads of departments and DETAIL INSTRUCTIONS of ((5)) Release from confinement
Mainside ing to an unofficial but expert n ..,
Night of the Hunter '
;----Y' tj:4 ? ;; :;:L_ ./
(drama); Robert Mitchum, legal opinion. :
Shelley Winters. Although it appears that the 11' .

NATTC-Appointment in Honduras quicker the application, the quicker a < <
(color drama); Glen Ford, the officer may begin to get the a ,; 'f '
Ann Sheridan. new pay, BuPers is trying to get .i' : W..n'z

Hospital The Robe (color an interpretation of the law to '

drama); Victor Mature, Jean Sim- make the new pay effective from
mons, James Burton. Aug. 16, no matter when within

Friday, September 9 the 90-day period the officer applies f 'aSi

Mainside Hell and High Wa- for transfer. .
ter (color drama Cine); Richard Some may not want to leave

Widmark, Bella Dory! the Fleet Reserve, however, if
.NATTC Night of the Hunter they have civilian governmentjobs. j t(

(drama); Robert Mitchum, Shel- Retired as officers, they II *
ley Winters. would be barred from civilian 1 ft

Hospital-Appointment in Honduras government pay to the extent _

(color drama); Glenn Ford, that the retired pay and job pay Vr x
Ann Sheridan. goes above $10,000 a year, or they

Saturday, September 10 might be barred from employ-

Mainside To Catch A Thief ment entirely as officers.
(color suspense thriller); Cary AS LONG AS THEY are re '' k_ ikt4

Grant, Grace Kelly. tired as enlisted men, they are _
NATTC-Hell and High Water not effected by dual employmentbans 5'w 49vFN
lim celebration of the Malnslde Enlisted io'i;; ,
(color drama Cine) Richard Wid or "dual compensation" LOUNGE ANNIVERSARY The 10th Birthday
; above chance to relax, but definitely. The anniversary affair,
its. The limit was $3,000 until a in Building 955 gave these men a
mark, Bella Darvi. Presi- held last Wednesday, drew a floe crowd. Group around the new 1Il-FI record player are (seated,
Hospital Night of the Hunter few weeks ago, when the left to right) Robert Vandak, SN; Michael O'Connell, AN: Richard Crompton, AE3 and Ronald Job-
(drama); Robert Mitchum, dent signed a bill boosting it to mann, PIISN. Standing (left to right) Jerry Diroujh, DEAN; Jim Farnam, YNSA; Frank Van .
Deusen, HI3. Man on extreme right is unidentified.I ,
Shelley Winters. $10,000., I

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Page Four JAX AIR NEWS 8 September 1955

Captain Ahl rt ; f; t; !C ,:' .' ., :':::.': Chaplain Carpenter To

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(Continued From Page 1) '< .',, l"";',. :',,jf; .,, ",{ ,"". '; ... Give 'Prayer1 Sermons
Ico Arkansas, and Missouri; the i."'" :;" '

cruiser Concord; and the-gunboat <, ,.r Beginning Sunday, September

Charleston. During World War II '. 11, and continuing for the next

he served aboard the USS Con- ( several weeks, Chaplain Carpenter -

cord and the USS Missouri. will present a series of sermons -

Graduating from the Medical in the 1100 All Saints' Cha-

School of Indiana University pel Services on the theme "Pray

Captain Ahl received his first er Practices.

commission on June 4, 1929 I
Contending that few people
beginning a. distinctive service '
with the Navy. lIe became eminent make full use of the pdwer available -

in the medical world as a to them through prayer, he
M will endeavor to help those who
Diplomat of the American' Boardof :
attend to develop a full and rewarding -
Opthalmology, as a Fellowof

the American Academy of ........... .... ,, .,".. ..", .' ..... .. ,prayer life. '
A h>sl 1 .r M7'i '""J"
Opthalmolegy and Otolaryngology I Chaplain Carpenter is Protes-
and as a Fellow of the Aracr 0 tc R GUARDS INDOCTRINATED The 40 civilian guards who' will take over the job tant Chaplain'of the Naval Air
scan.College of Surgeons. of security at the Overhaul and Repair department rather for more instructions from their "thief", Station.
Arthur Brown (right supervisory guard. The 40-maqtivilian unit will replace the enlisted security. .
Captain and Mrs. Ahl have two guard at the huge department. Some parents have difficulty in

children, a daughter Judy and a retained_ by O & R will be uti- deciding on a name for the new
son John. o & R Turned Over
Security lized to provide ground supportto baby. Others have rich relatives.

New Hours For Pools 1'0 40-Man Civilian ForceForty ferry crews delivering or re- ter and have qualified at the fir-
ceiving aircraft to or from 0 &
At Training Center ing range in the use of firearms,
I civilian guards have begun two weeks training in "
new R, stated Comdr. II. J. Huester, the and
passed physical exam,
New hours were established-by preparation to take over on Sept. 12 security duties at the Overhauland administrative services officer. chauffeur.
qualified as
Special Services for outdoor
Repair departmentThe
'These duties include but
may (
swimming pools 419 and 518 in Primary duty of the civilian
the, NATTCentcr Area. They are new .civilian force will 400 in 1032 as part of the overall not necessarily limited to) fuel- guard is to ascertain maximum

from 1100 to 1COO and on Sunday take over security duties pre- program\' whereby military ing. ground handling and receiptor security of U. S. Government

from 1200 to 1800. viously carried out by enlistedmen personnel are released from duties transfer of aircraft logs and property and personnel, against

of the department 0 & R's that can be executed by civil- related items of loose gear," he fire theft, sabotage, espionage

A hospital is a place where complement of enlisted men has ians. added. subversive action, riot, panic,

they wake you up to give you a now been reduced to 85 men, "Duties of the small remaining The civilian guards were cho- crime, injury, destruction or damage -

sleeping pill.is having gradually been cut from detachment of 85 enlisted men sen from the Civil Service regis .

Maroon & Gold Cops F- Cut-Rate Ducats

I For Fla.-Miss. St.

City Loop Crown
: Gridiron FracasA
By winning the third game of the two-out-of-three playoff _
limited number of tickets to
series for the Jacksonville City baseball league title, the
I the Florida U.-Mississippi State,.
NATTCentcr nine, behind the pitching of Frank Jankunis, _
football are available at
brought home the title to the Naval Air Station. game
.. half-price to Jax Navy enlistedmen
Jankunis pitched and batted his Breezed to a win. I --- it was announced _this. week.

team to a, 5-1 victory against I The offer is being- made through-
Gene Yost's-two bingles helpedout Six TeamsIn Enter
Hardage and Sons last Friday ona the left-hander. The game Crackerax Special Services' facilities..by.the
Woodstock He University of Florida for its
soggy diamond. Eastern FinalsLady
was nip and tuck until the seventh opening home grid clash on Sept.
whiffed 13 batsmen and allowed
when NATTCenter broke Center Luck has gently caressed 17 at Gainesville.The .

only one batted ball out of the out with two runs and added two the Jax Navy Crack- reserved seat tickets avail-

infield. more in the -ninth. erjax who move into the finals able to EM's are situated in the

Previously Hardage had tied Touch of the, All-Eastern North end of Florida Field'' and

the series at one each on Wednes PlayWith Navy Women's Softball will sell for $2.00 each instead of

day with a 9-2 win but Jankunis' AE School To Championship without i the regular $4.00 price!
five veterans playing The reduced rate applies only
left-handed slants were too much only returning a game.

for them on Friday and he Defend InVolleyball from last year Coach The Jax Waves drew a enlisted men in uniformnotto
Don Hampton of Special Ser- round of byes to enter the officers, civilian employees or

vices-First Lieutenant grid I select circle and will play enlisted men in civilian clothes.

Eight Clubs Enter team at NATTCenter, Station i the winner of the St. Al- Money for tickets should be

Mainside Keg champions for 1954, faces a ban's ,Hospital-NAS Patux- turned in to NAS Special Serv-
Teams are now being linedup tough task of rebuilding for ent River fray in a best- ices, Building 930( not later than

With 'almost a week remaining for the NATTCenter volleyball the coming season three of five series for the 1400 Monday, Sept: 12. To facili-

before the entry deadline, eight league ana play will begin Play is tentatively scheduled to crown, at NAS Floyd Bennett tate handling, all tickets will be

teams have entered the Mainside September 15 in the gymna- open Monday, September 26, with Field, N y ordered and distributed throughthis

intramural bowling league, NAS sium, Building 513. Play will about six teams' probably makingup There will be no All-Navy office. .

Special Services announced this be held during the noon hours. the NATTCenter.. intramural event Waves Softball.

week. Aviation Electrician's Mato league.
School Class B is the defending Coach Hampton has Johnny and Morris Hollo-
The final date for team entries champion. Culbreth, Bob Radloff, Eddie Berleson ,
back from the
well championship
1200, September 14. CalendarFor
outfit. Radloff however is
due for discharge in the near
Personnel FAW-11, NAS Com Week of September 8-14

munications, Electronics, Fasron f ? future. Thursday Sept. 8 Football;
6 and ComFairJax have all slated M z y.i1 Newcomers turning out who VW-4 vs. VP-3 (stadium).

teams for league participation. loom as likely grid material are Friday, Sept. 9-Football: NA-
Tiny Grayson, 245-pound line-
Station bowling alleys will RTU vs. FAW-11 (stadium) and
from the Louies Ernie Hag-
man ;
open at 1600 on September 14 and wwi Hospital vs. Personnel (Mustin);
Jack Webb Kenny John-
loop competition ,starts September Golf: FAW-11 vs. VC-62 and Fas-
son and Jimmy Bills.
19.Ccnlcr. ron 6 vs. Operations.
Lost to the squad are Bill Rich-
J Monday, Sept. 12 Football:
ards, backfield, now with VC-62;
Fasron 109 vs. .O & R (stadium);
Don Lewis, lineman, with Cecil
Keglers Eye Golf: Fasron 109 vs. Fasron 6 "
Field; Bill Gentry, Ed Reightly,
and Supply vs. VC-62.
Coming Campaign Bob McComas Bill Penn Art
MAa Gerckcn, all of whom have been I Tuesday, Sept. 13 Football!!:

Practice licks for the coming transferred or discharged.The Operations vs. Hospital (Stad-
bowling season in the NATTCcn- ium) and VC-62 vs. VP-3 (Mus-
Louies the NATTCenter
ter intramural league have already tin).
; title after a close battle with
started for some of the AK School and AO School and Wednesday, Sept. 14-Football:

teams prior to the opening of the then went on to defeat Fasron Six Supply vs. FAW-ll (stadium)

regular season in October. Play v for the All-Station Crown. and Fasron 6 vs. Personnel (Mus
will continue until Christmas. ( ._ tin Golf VP-3 FAW-11 and
t ... ); : vs.
Special I Services announcedthat --- ComFairJax. FAWTU.
VC-62 ALL STARS-These two Composite Squadron 62 soft- Badminton TourneyPlay
beginning last Tuesday bowl- bailers both selected on the Atlantic Fleet All-Star team following ContinuesSixteen
Entries received from
ing hours on the NATTCenteralleys i the Lant Fleet playoffs, will join the Mantic Fleet entry were
at the Navy Exchange are in the All-Navy Softball Championships. Ace hurler Don Glide- badminton players were NAWS School AN-P School AK-
1100-1300 and 1700-2100 week- well, (right) who has a season's record of 52 wins.and seven losses, entered in the NATTCenter tour- A School, and AE-A School. Dou-
including eight no-hitters will do most of the chucking for Lant- nament which bles will i follow
opened Tuesday competition
days, and 1200-2100 on Saturday, :
Fleet Pete Sheets, (left) who walloped the ball at a .475 clip
Sunday and Holidays. during the LantFleet play, will patrol the outfield I in the gymnasium. Building 513. when the singles are run off.