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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: September 29, 1955
Frequency: weekly
regular
 Subjects
Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
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The P2V Neptune went into its during a ten-day exercise. Robert Koster, A03, releases the ,
dive. Far below on the calm, Just what goes on during one listening device which detectsthe \
blue-grey ocean the water rushedover of the hunter-killer episodes sound of the submarine, while at

the conning tower of the miles at seat Here's what you the same time Gary Patterson, I f
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Submarine as, she burrowed beneath would see if you went along on AT3, pitches out a smoke flare. '

the seas to escape the one of these flights: On the flight deck, .Ronald M t
winged menace from above. I PILOTED BY LTJc) Lawrence Jilek, AT3, radar operator, listens t -

This could describe any one of Durkley, 'the P2V bomber levels intently for the sub. All eyes are .
over 50 similar hunterkillerflights off at 400 feet. Over the intercom sweeping the sea for signs of a

in which units of Fleet system comes this command "drop snorkle, periscope 0 r shadow _::
Air Wing Eleven .participated sonobuoy." Through the hatch (Please Turn to Page 5, Col. 2))

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TIIE*"IIUNTER" AND THE "FOX" The "fox" Is Hushed
from his hiding place below the sea and the sub-hunter-killer

Vol-13 No. 27 U.: S. N. ,A. S. Jacksonville, Flo. 29 September 1955 "hound"held passes off the overhead coast of,Mayport.during the The 10-day exercises anti-submarine were due to end'toda ercists -

). The "fox" is the sub USS Runner, based at Norfolk, Va.,
while the "hound" is a P2V-5 Neptune bomber of Patrol Squadron \
CAG-17 Three of Fleet Air Wing Eleven. .
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., Change In Ration' stem' '
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TodayCarrier Chow Menu Depends I




Air Group 17, absent '
from the Jax scene whileon On CooperationUpon

a six-months cruise, is
scheduled to arrive home to
day. the cooperation of the approximate 4,500 men fed

# The Fleet Air Jacksonvillegroup here at general mess will depend the quality of food to be -

which covered 47,245 nautical served after Oct. 1, at which time a new system of ration
miles during its cruise, has credit will be computed according to Lt. :M. 'Duca, commissary

been aboard the carrier, USS officer in charge of the mess.

Coral Sea operating with the General messes ashore will be I The instruction is applicable onlyto

Sixth Fleet in the Mediterranean. based upon the actual number of shore activities in the United .
While off Oceana, Va., the Cor- enlisted men actually served States and overseas.
al Sea will start launching CAG- rather than on the number allowed -
THE STANDARD rule of self-
17's aircraft and all of the planes to subsist aboard, under the
--
service to be kept in mind is expressed
CUTLASS REP -Attract.Ing will arrive at Jax before noon to- direction of BuSandA Instruc-
in the Take what
Now ( attention at NAS lax: Over- day, weather permitting. tions. slogan
Cutlass haul and Repair department'sIs Personnel Airlifted utilization : you want, but eat all you take,"
To insure efficient
the of overhauling to Lt. Duca.
project
pilot according "The ope ...
The air
group's non-flying
the first F7U-3 Cutlass Jet per- of the Navy's subsistence appro- ration of the general mess affects
fighter plane to be overhauled sonnel will leave the ship at Nor- priation and to preclude over-
each and it
deserveshis
UnderRepairAtJaxO&RNaval anywhere. Lcdr. Ted Crosby, folk, Va., and be airlifted to Jax. expending the funds appropriated man directly "
repair and ground check officer personal interest and help.
The first airlift is scheduled to
for this the objectives -
(center) and Don White, pilot arrive at Jax: sometime this eve- purpose are Each member of the crew is
of the evaluation.
overhaul coordinator of the knew
project discuss the variablecone ning.. The airlifts will continue asked to notify the division offi-
section (behind White) of through Friday. cer at morning muster if any
the plane. John Kaczetow, mechanic Comdr. J. S. Cooper is Com Adm. McMahonJax meal for the day, or for an ensu-
Air Station's Over- (left) checks another mander Carrier Air Group 17, ing weekend or holiday, will not
of the
phase operation.
haul and Kepair) department which during its cruise was com- VisitorViceAdmiral be attended. Such information is

received the Navy's first prised of Marine Fighter Squadron needed for planning purposes,

F7U-3 Cutlass jet aircraft for 6 122, Fighter Squadrons 171 Frederick W. McMahon being transmitted to the person.
Warships and 172, Attack Squadron 175, elements Commander Air Forces, nel officer, who in turn informsthe
pilot overhaul. of Composite Squadrons Atlantic Fleet, was brought up to commissary officer of the

It is the first Cutlass to be Due In JaxA 7, 8, 12, 23 and 62, and a staff. date Tuesday afternoon on Jax total expected attendance at each
overhauled at any activity, according VF-171, VF-172, VA-175 and detachment units under his command by Rear meal.
to Jax 0 & R officials. of VC-62, plus the Adm. Delbert S. Cornwell, Com "LOCALLY THE CIIANGE in
DESIGNATED as the overhaul fleet of six warships, group staff are Jax units.WEAJHER mander Fleet Air Jacksonville. ration allowance will necessarily ,

point for all Cutlass jets used by currently conducting training I Part of a whirlwind tour of limit the latitude in the operation \4'''

the Navy. Jax 0 & R, is now 70 operations off the East coast, OUTLOOK Fleet Air units at Jacksonvilleand of the general mess and will require -

percent into the disassembly are due to put into Jackson Friday -..Partly' cloudy and at Sanford, Fla., the admi- even more vigorous efforts ,
of the project.
phase Before work could begin On ville waters this week. warm. ral's brief afternoon stop here to eliminate any waste and over.
Saturday Partly cloudy and was his second visit to Jackson preparation of food," said Lt.
the craft, preliminary training Included in the group are the
slightly cooler. ville since becoming Commander Duca. "If each man selects with

phases for personnel conducted.involved in carrier USS Ticonderoga, heavy Sunday Mostly fair. Atlantic Fleet Air Force. (Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 4)) .'
the project were cruiser US S Newport News,
DURING the disassembly, parts I
heavy cruiser USS Macon, des- II
will be forwarded to processing II I
shops where various other phasesof troyers USS Fox and USS
)
the program will be carriedout. Stormes and the submarine USS I t a i ii

Target date for completionof Requin. !
pilot overhaul'has been set for
mid-February 1956. The Ticonderoga which was due

The Cutlass, built by Chance Wednesday and the USS Macon

Vought, is of advanced design will tie up at Mayport Pier. The

and differs, from standard designin Macon is due to arrive in Jax
that it utilizes ailavators in
Friday.
lieu of elevators and ailerons. It
has no tail. Twin rudders and Destroyers Fox: and Storm and

vertical fins are attached directly the sub Requin, which are to ar-

to the wing. (See photo, ,Page rive Friday, will dock at the
3). i
Naval Reserve Armory pier in

I Jacksonville.
'VEEKENDTIDEHIGH
The Newport. News, America's
LOW
newest and largest heavy cruiser,
A.M. P.M. A.M. P.M.
which is slated to make its first
Fri: 6:31: 6:51:: 12:06: 12:29: Florida appearance Friday, will TRAMP, TRAMP "Walk awhile and run awhile", an old marching chant, was a reality last
Sat: 713; 7:33: 12:47: 1:13: week for Airman Preparatory School instructors and support personnel who took on a six-mile
tie at the Navy Fuel Depot I
Sun:, 7:57: 8:16: 1:28 1:59: up hike at NATTCenter. A strong odor of oil of wintergreen and linament pervaded the barracks .t..
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Hope To Spur Re-Ups

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Seek To Improve' Living ConditionsImproving 'I

rubUthtA every Tfcurwtay tor Mary and Martin acthrttles at Maral Art _
SUUoa. JacJuooYllie. }1*.
HAS. JMkMBvtn
Comdr. JeM N. W7en Commanding Officer\ livingconditions I Marine officers are accustomedto cilities- and those still under con
Vet Air JM&M.YIIIe for its personnel is part of better living conditions than struction, money; for living facil-
Rear Adm. XMbcrt S. Oornwtil _________ CommjindfrKlcT the career incentive program has been provided in the past. ties and those still under con.
ape RkAud U cretw
ot Stall
fleet Ab Wlac C1.teat being given high priority at Mr. Pratt also emphasizes the struction, money for living facilities *
CH CQiadz.*. Edwin 1'raDt i.IX So Ilea Chief Statl Commander omcrr the present time by the Navy. profound difference in the mari- is to be requested in

Mud Air 'ed.1eaI' TnJalac Crater The housing picture will be tal status of enlisted men a plenty of time to insure that

capt aandr.Iie.ry Edward G W.ne iliop _CDmntandlnc tXcwthre Offlccr Otflccr made more attractive, accordingto larger number get married, they lousing, welfare and recreational
halal U..pitai. Albert' Pratt, Assistant Sec marry earlier, and. they; have facilities are ready before per-
opt.Opt U toe N. Ml Commandinr KxcuU.e Officer trtflcer retary of the Navy for Personneland more children. In the top three sonnel are ordered lo the sta-

JfAaTUC'apt. Reserve Fortes, who point. enlisted grades three out of four tion.
WllJoft. Laureoee*. D3rtJf'tt I'. Stetfeabagea Cornnundlnx Executive 0ffIeerCumdz. Officer ed out in a fleet-wide directivethat are married. I 3. With respect to existing in.

the Navy is an "employer FOUR POLICIES will be fol- stallations, a detailed re-examU!
Jacksonville.The JAX Florida Am NEWS, and lal"abDaHd printed commercially weekly at the with U.appropriated S. Naval Air Station fund competing in a labor market lowed in the "more attractive" nation is in order to see what is t
at M SMIMC to the government and IB comptUitce with NAVEXOS MS. Rev. which appears likely to be tight housing set-up: I required to make living tolerable
Nor. 1943. Coptec are dUtrtbatrd tree of chance at Ute Navel Air Station, the "" I
Naval Air Technical Training Center. Naval Air Reserre Training Unit anabe for some time to come. 1.. Officials are to propose no where substandard living exists.
U. & Naval llotpltal. Taking the stand that provid
Editor Andrew IL new operating facilities unless I Necessary replacement projects
flaney
Au't T.4lto1'-DHa Moore, Staff RpportHa-Jack Doiawt. Pill: UarloiOracraR. ing adequate living conditionswill authorization is asked for what- I are to be given high priority.
JO3; Nancy Ward SN; Joe OrxilU. TNX help reenlistments, the Navy ever is needed to take care of .. Commanding officers are
The JAX AIR NEWS Is a member material apmrtnr In thl.. publication may not be rrprlnted without explains personnel who man the facility, encouraged to use ingenuity in
the wrtttea pennUaton of Armed Forcespreaa Service. Repobllcatlon e( other
lush-living or "mollycoddling"but
matter xrept by ,'service publication U prohibited _It oat remission olEditor. and their families. i improving living conditions by
: JAX AIR XKWaEditorial the improvement of present 2. Both in the case of new fa- I making proper use of resource,
offtce located Mala, Administration Building. Phont cxtenatou sub-standard conditions. '
834*. m and SIM. 'available..to themTombstone
v "TOE SERVICE is competint .
by and large: for married men Largest AGO Sailor
TO A 'SKILLFUL9 DRIVER with a high degree of intelligence -
AO Honor ,Man
accustomed to a high Class Starts
(This open letter to youthful drivers was written after its standard of living, in an era of Since th. days of Wyatt Earp
author had been forced off the road the previous day by a peacetime prosperity," declaredMr. The largest Aviation Ground at Tombstone, Arit, ordnance
young driver who passed him on a hill, cutting sharply ahead Pratt. Officers School class in the his. iai been more or less rampant
of him to avoid an oncoming car. By Sydney J. Harris of the Changed social climate was tory'of the special training at the there.

Chicago Daily News). given by the directive, Sec.Nav. Naval Air Technical Training So Edward Dolphin Jr., AOAN
Dear Son: Instruction 1700.2 as oDe of the Center convened this week with is carrying on the tradition of

You may think you are a good driver, and perhaps you basic reasons for the decision to 168 Navy Ensigns registered.The those bygone days.. To prove it,
are. But I'd like you to keep in mind that most of your ",kill- improve living conditions for the former mark of 166 was in he was the honor student in last

ful" driving is' due to other motorists. serviceman. Due to higher standards March, 1953, during the height of week's graduating class from
Anybody can whip along the road as fast and as carelessly of living, it said, Navy and the Korean Conflict. Aviation Ordnanceman School
as you were going. There's no trick to that-the new cars are ... Class A at the Naval Air Technical :

loaded with power and pick-up-too much so, I'm afraid. .. .. .'.. .". .. .+: .,",ft'\" ;t'>.: M" : J.'tt':, .>..11.: .",'., Training Center.
,. :
< .1'
Just remember that it was alertness that prevented an ; ,,, <" .. : The Tombstone ordnanceman
my t.W{, v 1Jii.I'b.( .": :] << t t : It..,, ( :: .'
:
M< (" ,, '. ,.,.+. <""!, ', "Mr. :,,,;,, :I: 11
accident the hill not And the driver who ,. ':: "c',. 'i<. ;
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on yours. was approaching <:U'io1: <" : y .1.,' "' :; :' "'"i'i' : joined the Navy in January 1955,
us also had to brake suddenly; and swerve in orderto went to boot camp in San Diego,
save your life and, his. : ? : i' : '; to Airman Preparatory School at

IT WAS NOT YOUR COURAGE or dexterity that has kept 1.tt; '! Norman, Okl&, and thence to
you alive as long as this, but the prudence and politeness of r' 'i,:: Ordnanceman School at NATT-

other motorists. You have been trading on our good will and Center.

sense of self-preservation. He has been asigncd to VA-190
I wish it were possible to point out to you that your kindof NAS, Alameda, Calif.
driving is nothing but bad manners-it is not heroic, or adventurous > '. ., .
or manly. 1 ? .
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SUPPOSE YOU RAN DOWN a crowded street, pushing t r' '

people out of your way, knocking packages out of ladies' hands
and kicking children into the gutter. What would be so heroicor
manly about that

Nothing, of course. Then why do you suppose that having CATHOLICSundayMass0800

2,000 pounds of steel under you makes it any better? There's 0900, 1000
nothing to be proud of in driving fast-any fool can do that. It's -St. Edward's Chapel.
a form of cowardice> to threaten other drivers, not courage. Saturday-0800.
SUPPOSE YOU BEAT ME to the getaway, or up the hill? &i Daily-0630.

What does that prove? Nothing except that the car you boughtis ra Sunday 0630-Mass at Hospital

faster. You didn't make it? it's a commercial product. Anybody Chapel 1900.,- Instruction
can buy one like it-and anybody can drive with a maniacal classes, Bld 563.
disregard for safety.So PAM'S PRAM It was a brand new boat built by; her daddy, I Thursday 1900 Instruction
in Comdr. Robert Woodside, training facilities officer at NATTCentrr,
don't take pride your deadly accomplishment. A real classes Bldg. 563.
that seven year-old Pamela Woodside received for the ,
passing
man is considerate and polite-and takes chances only when it
swimming tests this summer. She had to pass the swim tests t. PROTESTANT'l'harsda1
counts, when his honor and conscience call out for it. On the get the boat from daddy, and she did with flying colors. Sept. i.
highway, most of all, it's easy to tell the men from the boys- gOO All Saints' Choir Re
for the men have to save the boys from the consequences of hearsal.

their foolish and needless bravado. Fulfills Her Obligation, Tot Friday, Sept. 30

r 1900-United Fellowship-Anniversary -

I I Suchy Top Student Gets Boat 'To Go Sail in/ party. Spaghetti dinner
MOVIESThursday: At AE School and party celebrating first birth
'-' "'
Weldon Suchy; AEAN, of Riv. When Comdr. Robert Wood- day.
erton ing to comply but stipulatedthat Saturday; Oct. 1
Wyo., was the honor student side's family came, here early
Sept. 23 she learn to swim. 1000 Cathechetical Instruction

I in last week's graduating resi-
this Summer and took
Mainside East of Eden (color
I class from Aviation Electrician'sMate During the Summer months (Lutheran) for children.
dence i in his 7-year-old
Ortega, ;
I
drama cine.); James Dean, Julie
Oct. Z
Pamela diligently attended Sunday,
Harris. School Class A. daughter, Pamela, in true
NATTC Apache Ambush He joined the Navy in 1954 aft- Navy tradiiton, enviously eyed; classes conducted by Special 0300 Episcopal Communion
-
er being graduated from Or- Services department and when Service.
high the smooth waters of the
(Western); Bill Williams Adele school Suchy; has been assignedto tega River. classes were completed she 0930 -- Sunday School for ages
August duty with VF-51 Miramar qualified for the intermediateswimmer's 4 through J r. High< Bldg. 804.
Hospital 7 Brides for 7 Brothers Calif. And she wanted a boat "to diploma. 0930-Holy Communion, Chap-
(color comedy mus Cine.); go sailing." lain Griffin.
That satisfied her father.
Jane Powell Howard Keel. Hospital East of Eden (Color Her father, training facilities With $59 worth of material he 1100-Holy Communion, Chaplain -
Friday; Sept 31 drama, cine.); James Dean, Julie I officer at the Naval Air Technical built the seven-foot plywood Carpenter. .
Mainside Bad Day at Black Harris Training Center, was will- craft In his carport and Pam- 1(00 Lutheran Communion
Rock (color drama, Cine.) Spencer Service .
; ela now is rowing in the watersof Chaplain Pieper.ST.

NATTC Tracy,-Robert East of Ryan.Eden (color i Eye Russian Language ClassBecause the Ortega.. 0930-Sunday LUKE'S School CHAPEL, Nursery.

drama Cine.) James Dean
Julie
; 'Jax' Tag Cut Off 0930-Dhrine Worship.
Harris. of several requests Tuesday, Oct. 4
Hospital Apache Ambush a class in beginning ter, Building 955, the Rus- Cecil Field AddressThe 1900 Lutheran Instruction

(Western); Bill Williams, Adele Russian .will be organized sian language class will be word .Jacksonville has Classes, Chaplain Pieper, All-

August. at.NAS Jax if enough per- the first ever offered here. been dropped from the official Saints' ChapeL
Saturday; Oct. 1 sons indicate their inten- Personnel from all com- 1900 Episcopal Instruction
address of NAS Cecil
Field. The
Mainside The Racers (Color, tions of attending such a mands in the Jax area are Classes, Crraplain I Nkkelson,
drama, Cine.); Kirk Douglas, Bel class. .. invited to participate and new address, which is to go on all Bldg. 563, NATTC Chaplain's of.
la Darvi. Tentatively scheduledfor should register at the Education correspondence originating from nee. '

NATTC Bad Day at Black every Monday and Center, phone exten- and forwarded to the base should Thursday, Oct. 6

'.Rock (Color, drama Cine.); Thursday from 1800 to sion 8556. on or before,Sep read: U. S. Naval Air Station, Cecil 1900 All-Saints' Choir.. Be-
'Spencer Tracy. Robert Ryan. 2000 at the Education Cen- tember 30.j Field" Fla. hearsal.

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29 September 1955 gAl: AIR NEWS Page Threerte. -

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d Civil Service
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".! Lists JobsQualified

applicants are wanted *

for consideration to fill a num.

ber of vacancies that exist at various

j naval installations, as announced
in a recent bulletin from

G the Commandant, Sixth Naval
leading I> Liked Clifton ni.
e :
District Any one interested in
Fadhn n's selection, chiefly from 4 employment should apply to the

modern writers is good "pick- activity in which the vacancy ex
.
'
up" reading and a fine conversa- ists.

tional football; seldom do two Critical personnel needs in the

Sixth Naval District are: Ordnance
people agree on such a choice.
technician, GS-1672.9, Assistant .
Certainly few would select excerpts -I Industrial manager, Sixth

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F from A Dictionary of Modern .
-------------- Naval District P. O. Box 5296,
., English Usage although we THE CUTLASS Here is a fait length view of the FJU-3 Cutlass jet, the type of which Is Jacksonville Fla.
think many will be delighted with now bring overhauled at NAS lax Overhaul and Repair department Featuring afterburners, the
them! What of older books? Often plane is, known as'the one "with the terrific roar'* Two J-4C Westiuthouse engines, with 7OM Mechanical engineer, GS-830-
pounds thrust each, and Its advanced .styling Rive the plane a speed in excess of 5M tnph. 11; gyro-compass mechanic, $2.01
they have been assigned school
per hour; joiner (shop), $1.90
reading, partially understood and
not appreciated. Try some of them Not All Navy OccupationsIncluded Lucky Ducks Won p.h.; mechanic (fire control), $2.01p.h.

again and we believe you will ., NAS, Key.West, Fla.

enrich your choice of favorites. By Nine Persons Supervisory general engineer,
GS-11, Naval Station, Green Cove
Pilgrims! Progress: This famous In Nine more safety-conscious
Wage SurveyThis Springs Fla.Civil .
allegory, the most well known of personnel were recipients of
engineer GS-810-9 electrical -
;
all books written In prison, has the last week.
been rugged reading for ( Is the second and final of a series which gill help employees "long green" engineer, GS-850-10 Resi-
many received their lucky
people. the edition understand the area Mate survey conducted In the lax They dent Officer in Charge of Con-
young Try bucks for providing the Voiceof
Industrial area). struction Contracts, Coral Gable,
prepared Robert
by Lawson
Safety with the slogan, for
The has been completed Fla.
whose illustrations wage survey
the full
carry the factual data found to Wash- September.
flavor of the story in this version for this area, but the re- Construction management engineer
It however make
suits will not be known until 60, ington. may, Pocketing a lucky buck were
which GS-811.11 entomol-
can be used to intrigueeven desired recommendations.Q (gent ;
:
any Welch Her-
a child. or 90 days hence. Common questions Dorothy Betty ogist, GS-414-9; electrical engineer
What happens to the wage: rington Mimi Bailey Edward
about are: : ,
assistant
wage surveys
GS-830-9; realty ,
Crock of Gold: You may have data in Washington Clarey, and Noah Drawdy of
Are Incentive and piecework GS-U 12-9 structural engineer
dodged this in school reading, Q: ; ,
Public Works and Robert Gay
,
A: Navy specialists do
it rates collected wage GS-8I2-7 and 11, District Public
thinking too childish but if
Frank Bolin Shaw and
Joseph
the final editing and computationof ,
that ; Works officer, Sixth Naval District
A Yes provided base I
you are really a big boy or girl : Lathetis Gunter of Overhauland
now we think you are old enoughto guaranteed rates are --alsoavail- new wage rates. Naval Base, Charleston, S.
'
Q: Are all Navy occupations Included Repair department.The .
C.
enjoy a tale of men, gods and able and average hourly earningscan
fairies in the true- Celtic tradition. be .#ccur:: ately determined.Q in Al'ftrT safety slogan for September Budget specialist, GS-560-B;
A: No, as data on all occupations is "A Child May Dare
,
data collected electronics GS-855-11
Is benefit
Definitely adult fantasy with rich : fringe engineer, ;
are not necessary- to issuean So Drive With Care"Toyland
overtones to appeal to the philo- ? engineering draftsman, GS-818-5;
equitable schedule due toNavy'
sophic mind. A: Yes. however, the ,vcents- pay freight traffic clerk, GS-2131.5;
I method of alignment of
per-hour value of fringe benefits property and supply supervisor
Green Mansions: The settingfor
occupations based relative difficulty -
another adult fantasy is a is not computed due to the im- knowledges on required 'and Haven (machine accounting), GS- 040.

South American forest The storyis practicality of measuring private skillQ 7; supervisory fiscal accounting

one of the'most exotic roman benefits on holidays, leave, Insurance : Who determines which occupaUons assistant, GS-501-7; tabula''

ces in literature. etc. will be surveyed For Early machine operator supervisor, (
Q: Are bonuses paid by private 358-4! ; tabulating project plar
Gulliver's Travels: Most of us I A: OIK furnishes a basic list
firms used in enjoyed this as children but Its : which may be added to by the
A: Yes, provided they are paid Xmas ShoppersIt's pji.; ordnanceman (guns i
author had no such idea in mind. I local survey committee.Q .
per agreement and constitute mounts $168 p.h.; ordnr
The child misses the biting satire ; : If my rating not surveyed: ,
part of regular compensation. later than you think] man (small arms repair), f
which is excellent adult fare. Be : how Is my rate of pay set?
Q: Are supervisory pay rates Nevertheless the calendar, the p.h.; refrigeration and air r
sure to read this from your adult A: Your pay is set from data
I. surveyed first cool bright days after the tioning mechanic, $1.73 p.h.;
viewpoint to add greatly to the on national trends in private industry -
A: No, since IVa rates for Lead. summer's heat, and the openingof rine Corps Supply Center, -'
pleasant of child and by relative difficulty,
memory your ingman, Quarterman, and Chief Toyland on the second deck of bany, Ga.Three .
hood reading. knowledge and skill required.Q .
Quarterman are set on a fixed the Country Store, operated by positions at U. S. N:
If racing surveyed
Merry Adventures of Robin : my was
percentage differential above ratings the Navy Exchange in Building Air Station Memphis, Tenn., '
foundin
will I get the actual rate
Hood: Frequently considered juvenile supervised. 954, all point Out the fact that supervisory administrative f

reading, it is suggested Q: Does the local committee A this: Not area necessarily.? Navy pay Christmas is nearly) upon us. If ccr, GS-301-11; budget spy::'

you share it with some young recommend the new wage scale is based overall you don't believe it, just count GS-560-9; and auditor, inch-,
on survey re-
person your pleasure may well A: No. The committee sends the>paydays until Dec. 25th! costs, GS-510.9.
sults. For
his! example, survey re-
surpass Conductor: (looking at 12-year. sults may show that local rates Shopping ahead for Christmas The United States Naval T .

The Iliad: The Odyssey: Two child): How old is your child?" for a particular job have not in toys is always a good idea. And neering Experiment Station,
of the Greek classics which
are I BMI: "Five years old." creased. If, however, the overall never before has such a wide variety napolis, Md., is in need of r

musts for the person who'would Conductor: "lIe looks older I results show a general increase, of enchanting toys been on pcrvising Marine power pla- S

thoroughly appreciate the literature I than that to me." I II the general increase: will be reflected display in the Navy Exchange! velopment engineer, GS-IS, )

and the arts of every age BM1: "Can I help it if he wor in higher rates for all Almost everything will be found 610 per year.

since Homer's time. I I ries." Navy jobs. there, from Outdoor Christmas t .

Cellini's Autobiography: Sometimes decorations to make any home

referred to as "The wicked!I rrv+ var xw, r py _u_.. look like a Christmas card, to Gray Ladies Coarse

superman" of the Italian : ..... holiday wrappings and a com-
Slated Ocl. 10-14
sance, the great artist Rcnats-I JI- 1 plete' line of sporting goods bicycles .

tainly not shy about his life. Excellent -I 4VM children's furniture-and A course of Gray Ladies will

background for the! toys galore. be given at the Naval Hospital
a r
period, adventurous reading. ANYTHING PURCHASED now Beginning from Oct. 10 through

m.4 may be laid aside until wanted, Oct. 14 from 0900 to 1200 daily.

Employees Nominate the management of Country All ladies interested may fill

sw Store promises. In fact, the slogan out applications on Sept. 30 from

Various CandidatesNames adopted for Toyland is "We 1000 to 1200 and from 1300 to(

4 will hide your toys!" So what- 1600 at the Red Cross Office, Na.

of candidates nominated ever you have in mind, an electric val Hospital, Ward A2. Information -

for election to various Employees' train with a diesel or steam can be had from the Red

Councils, Board of Directors of 4 locomotive, a furnished doll's Cross office, telephone EV 8-2834
.
Employees Association and to the house, an English bike or a Davy or from Mrs. V. W. Johnson at

Board of Trustees of Mutual Crockett game the present select EV 89407. +

Death Benefit Society will be ;::" \ .; tion is unlimited and ,the wise

posted on all bulletin 1 boards beginning \ r a fr e91' parent will take advantage of it. or a sturdy fire truck or dump

Monday, Oct. 3, Industrial ; \ -. Little girls will adore the dou- truck capable of 1-boypower:'

Relations department has h ble-decker doll's bed that will speed Older lads will be pleased!': r

announced.A .t sleep the largest doll. They will with almost any of the sporting

complete list of candidateswill .... ., ," '; be in ecstasies over the vanity goods equipment, the chemistry: .
be published. in next week's cases well-stocked with children's or erector sets, or the model aircraft -
Jax Air News.Nominees THEIR EYES SAY XMAS IS NEAR Toyland, located on cosmetics that at least look "just available. ,
the second deck of Country Store Building 951, may offer the "
who do not desire to widest display in its history of bikes, trucks, games and pint-sited like mama's. So remember to visit Toyland
serve in the office for which they furniture. But dolls still entrance little girls. Jenny (left) and LITTLE BOYS CERTAINLY early. Select! : now just what the

are nominated should< submit Cindy Wilson, who visited Toyland with their mother, Mrs K. M. will go for a complete trailer youngsters want most, and ease

thier request for withdrawal by Wilson, peer wistfully! through the glass show case, no doubt fleet, boxed and ready to go. If the strain from Santa Claus when
dreaming of Christmas rooming'when maybe one of those very '
noon Oct. 5, to Employee ,Rela- dolls will have been 'left under the tree by Santa Just for them. they[ are too small for bicycles, the.real Christmas rush begins in

tions division, IRD, Building 907. Their daddy is an aviation machinist mate, first class, with vr. there are tricycles to choose from Just about 10 weeksjLU !

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I The Intervalometer Is The Difference I



Working Feverishly, But Quietly, Fleet Crew



Finishes Operation 'Little Acorn' At Mavoort.. .

ap. S r; iWwr
Six men worked feyerishlyin ,
for "Little Acorn" began. nosed aircraft that children make
the Florida
blinding sun,
swarming over and under the After three months of planning, from sheets of paper. It is the __ ___
testing and charging, first aerial target to approach jet _
Oglesby
two Navy F9F-8 Cougar jets. ; \ _I
Sweat darkened the colors in came up with a design that he aircraft speed and therefore has h/

their shirts and trousers. felt was ready for developmentIn revolutionized, to some degree, v
the field. "Little Acorn" was air-to-air gunnery training In the
"Ready on the port camera,
the third field, Navy.
development project -
One of them shouted to the pilot
sitting in the cockpit of one of that Oglesby had set up. He What were the most important

the Cougars. "Ready on the star had proved on the two previous results of "Little Acorn"?
projects that flight "The has air-to- .
board camera," came an echo development Navy now an (
from the far side of the plane. testing of new equipment in the air rocket fire control system

While the pilot pressed the field saves the Navy'time and that can give present day Navy
I
"pickle", firing the 'cameras, two money. aircraft ,air-to-air rocket 'capa,

of the men titled the film by AS ON THE TWO previous bilities," says Oglesby.The .

holding blackboards, covered with projects, Oglesby requested and new system has another kao ..?
chalked figures, in front of the received, assistance from the i Important factor. It has two solu- M 14-0 dAM6.N. },.:M1i41..iSWrn.vIX4hv:1W7%KVK06tA4 r.kiM T7 4N Oh4ilANkMJt.AVn'tvii% !M.'A4h.u., 4a.' .-.--

plane's wingtws. Commander Fleet Air Jackson- tions; a combat solution and a !. BULLS-EYE-The hole In this towed target banner held by

"HEY FRANK," SHOUTED One ville whose headquarters are training solution. When set for this proud crew was made by two "mlghtr; mouse" rockets. They
dressed in civilian at NAS Jacksonville. combat, the system is ready to were fired by LUJg( ) Hal Wellman (kneeling left) during project
Of the men "Little Acorn". Wellman's marksmanship Is given close scrutiny
From operate at high jet speeds.
clothes. "The pilots are ready to one of Fleet Air Jackson by the project's family of technicians (left to right) Bob Riley,
load the rockets" "Okay, Tom, ville's top squadrons, Fighter Another new weapon has been who piloted the chase plane; Richard Osborne, AD3; John Clifton,
get Ford and Dunn' to help us Squadron 43, came two F9F8 Cougar added to the already huge arsenalof A03; Julian Dunn, A03; Eugene Ford, AOl; Frank Oglesby, project
and tell Wellman and Riley that jets (a firing plane and a the United States Navy. .engineer, and Tom Burns, a ComFairJax: Bureau of Ordnance

we will meet them at the end of chase plane), three pilots and four representative.

the enlisted technicians. All ordnance
runway. I personnel on ComFairJax's Little Theatre To
Staff
the ,
Quickly, but carefully, men ,.
including Bureau of
Ordnance
representatives s
from
unloaded two cylinders a
truck and started attaching them were also made Be Organized ByOfficers'
available to the
project.
.
to bomb racks beneath the wingsof

the Cougar with the wing-tip Mayport was selected as a base

cameras. Now loaded, the two of operations and "Little Acorn" WivesA

planes wheeled, shot down the came into being.
Little Theatre Group is in
runway, and climbed skyward. While the planes were being
the of
process being organized by
Watching the planes streak across readied, Tom Burns, one of Com.
Navy Officers' Wives who hopeto
the sky, the six men on the FairJax's BuOrd representatives,
put the first production "on
ground suddenly felt the relief started to work on another problem
the road" shortly, according to

that always follows the finish of that faced the project. Rockets rCl ; a
Mrs. F. E. Woodward, chairmanof
a difficult job. There would be that would be used for "Lit.
the organization committee.
reports to make, equipment to tie Acorn" were 2.75 FAR i
disassemble and the usual clean- "Mighty Mouse'. rockets, fired Try-outs and registration in

ing up, but the month of planning from an Aero 6A rocket pod, : the many allied fields of production -

and weeks of work under which fires seven rockets in work have been scheduledfor

were over. I salvo. n 1800 on Tuesday, Oct. 11, at
the Officers' Club. All those in-
UNLESS SOME. WAY
THIS WAS THE LAST day of was
project "Little Acorn". found to fire ,the rockets one at terested in any phase of such a
"'AI
Nicknamed "Little Acorn" because a time, instead of seven at a I ROCKET POD This Is the rocket pod that was used for group are asked to attend this

of its tremendous future time, the firing plane could only project "Little Acorn". With the empty pod attached to one meeting. The two professionalLittle

possibilities, the project had been fire two times seven rockets of the bomb racks beneath the wings of t Cougar jet, the rear Theatre Groups of Jackson
each time and view shows the intervalometer (In the center rocket compartment). ville have offered help in launchIng -
return to May-
in operation at the MayportNaval With this intervalometer attached to the pod, the firing plane's
Auxiliary Air Station for the port for a reload. That would not pilot was able to fire one'rocket at a, time from the pod insteadof the new group here.

# past four weeks. Its purpose was only be expensive, but would require all of the rockets in salvo. The Instrument was developed by ./ .
time. Tom Bums, one of Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville's Bureau of
A "The
to develop on air-to-air rocket Ordnance representatives. melodrama such as
fire control system that could After working several days into Drunkard" is being consideredfor

give all present day Navy air- the '"wee hours", Burns came up the first presentation as its

craft air-to-air rocket capabili- with an instrument called an In- This Is Dog flexibility In casting and produc-

tervalometer that overcame the tion as well as audience participation

ties.The Idea for this new system difficulty. Week YoursRegistered makes it ideal for groupsof

originated In the Engineering Department There were days of hard, rials. : this kind, Mrs. Woodward

of the Naval Ordnance "Flghler Squadron 43, the Grum pointed out.

Plant, Indianapolis, Ind. One of man Aircraft representatives, the ? "As many as 24 acting roles
Bureau of Ordnance< representatives -
the department's project engin- can be used besides those of the
eers, Frank P. Oglesby, was put and all the other ComFair- o+ bp, A child and his, or her dog, entre-acts, singing waiters, dan-
c
in charge and the ground work Jax people pitched in and would is as natural as ham and eggs
cers, and the like, depending upon
not let anything stop us. As fastas and National Dog Week being
# "
the added.
talent available she
,
problems came'up, they solved observed this week brings up
Up The them and in record time too", the discussion governing pets a .

.\ said Oglesby. t4 q ; aboard the Naval Air Station Also needed will be those
LADDERWith Once the worst of Mr. Bad and Dewey Park.Applications workers who can produce sets,

Luck's pranks were behind it, M for bringingpet costumes, sound effects, music,

Civilians "Little Acorn" moved swiftly, ,'iEt'"r, dogs aboard the station are drops, and publicity. Separate
'"ONE OF THE THINGS that filed with the Pass and Identi skits are being planned for tele

(Periodically the Jax Air News amazed us the most," declared fication Office, Building 9, anda vision and for presentation be-
ta %
In cooperation with the Indus- Mr. Oglesby, "was the large num- .i, a P tR 5 certificate 0 f registrationmust fore Navy Officers' Wives Club in

trial Relations Department, will ber of hits we scored on the towed R be received. publicizing the'main production.

list various promotions for Naval target sleeves. We had for Owners of
hoped pets subject to Among those assisting Mrs.
Air Station employees. ThisIs only one or two hits during the 1 J rabies must show positive evidence Woodward in these initial plansare

the first of a series). entire project, but we got hits j the dog has been inoc- Mrs. W. G. Winslow, Comdr.

Winning promotions within the every day we fired the rockets." ulated prior to March 1 of the John N. Myers, Mrs. C. W. Johnson -

past several days were five em- The two pilots, who alternatelyflew year in which, the applicationis Mrs. Helen Phillips, and Mrs.
from the Overhaul and
ployees the firing plane, were instrumental submitted. B. A. C. Udovin.
Repair department and two from in the high numberof All pets must have an iden- .

Public Works department. hits scored. Ltjg( ) Hal Well- tification tag and shall be con-
Those at 0 & R promoted were and Russel fined Former 'Cane Chaser
man Ensign Barnhart on a leash not to exceed

Lester Blount, Helper Aircraft each own Navy "E" awards for 12 feet or be under the direct Wears Warrant BarsA
Mechanic General Maurice Du-
;
accuracy with Navy aerial wea. ( supervision of a responsible
Pont, Helper Aircraft Mechanic pons. person at all times. former "hurricane chaser"and

Motor; Lllla Jackson, Helper Aircraft On the last two days the new Dogs are not allowed in the guided missileman today is
Mechanic General; Lester wearing the bars of a Navy.War-
air-to-air rocket fire control sys Infirmary, BOQ, EM Barracks,
Schmehl, Property and Supply rant Officer at NATTCenter.
tern was tried against the Dart. Navy Exchange or swimming
Clerk and Viola Williams, Helper The Dart is CURVY RESERVE Pretty pools.
a newly developedhigh W/1 Harry Roche former chief
General. They all promotedto Dorothy Mae Johnson, who has
Production were speed aerial gunnery target plenty in reserve, was recently guided missileman attached to the

., Dispatcher. that greatly resembles the needle- named "Sweetheart of the Marine MDB Naval Air Weapons System
, Public Works personnel ad- Reserve" by Marines at the Payments Due School at the Training Center,
vanced Amos Lee Her dress was tight she scarce Naval Gun in .
were Carpenter Factory Wash Members of the Mutual Death removed the chief's chevrons
to Planner and Estimator and could breathe, ington, D. C. A runner-up in
, the Miss America contest Benefit Society are reminded from his uniform and put the
Robert Weldon, Pipefitter, to She sneezed aloud, 'and there Miss Oregon, Dorothy was n-as that:assessment No. 50 is due and added responsibility of Warrant

7ep l u\rnan pipefitter, stood Eve. listed" as 'an' honorary Marine. payable 'by Oct. 7.; Officer on his I shoulders. '



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29 September 1955 TAX AIR NEWS Page Five


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rrF. E pect Priority Rating



For Forces Benefit Bill


The Survivors Benefits Bill, which vitally affects dependents

of military personnel, is now pending before the
Senate Finance Committee. It is expected to have high

priority on the legislative calendar when Congress recon

venes in January.
The bill covert regulars, reserves -
and indemnity
er "death compensation"
reservists and retired -
fleet
rates from Veterans Administration -
personnel presently or here-
additional to social
after on active duty. I
where
applicable
security payments
Social security credits are car- .
ried forward to civilian life upon
active
5. Permits all persons on
from the service. Pay-
separation duty to reinstate government insurance
ments to widows with children
t on premium paying basis
under 18 years of age are basedon .

these credits. When children 6. Continues payments of 6-
reach the age of 18, the widow'ssocial
months death gratuity in amountsof
BOOT CHIEFS INITIATED Following a bit of close order drill, properly executed: which security stops, but resumes $800 minimum and $3,000 max
traditionally 'leads to the "dunking" while fully clothed, these 11 new chief petty officers were when she reaches the age of 65.
officially initiated into the NAS Chief Petty Officers Club last Friday. Left to right are Fred 11111, A serviceman carries social re- imum.
AEC, FaetuLant Detachment Two; Alvin Hoagland, GFC; Norman Warren, GFC; Benjamin Rotter, 7. Removes present line-Of-duty
GFC; Gerald Crane, AEC; Newton Wilson, AEC; John Vinson, AEC; Joseph Heald, AQC, and Jo curity credits for payments to determination for payment of6montns'
seph Frenette, ATC, all of NATTCenter; Charles Jones, TDC, FaetuLant, and Joseph Atherlr, MU- himself and spouse on reachingthe death gratuity, (Pay
CA, NAS. age of 65. If there are no
ments to be made immediately to
minor children the widow would
beneficiary).
I receive social security
no pay-
8. Extends payment of 6-
Know Status Of YourAuto ments until she reaches 65. months' death gratuity to 120
Some of the pertinent provisions
days after separation from active
Driver's LicenseCar of the bill as it now standsare duty.

: 9. Puts all deaths, whether
SALTY HUMOR FROM owners who 'have not amended. Naturally it assumes 1. Repeals present survivors peace-time or wartime, on common

HERE AND THEREThe yet complied with Florida law every car owner will have in benefit laws and wraps all intoa basis. Under present rules .

in getting their 1956 driver's his possession a valid driver's one-package deal. peacetime service connected .
beautiful young girl, breezy license, are warned that tomor- license issued by his home %. Requires a 2% deduction of death payments are 20%; lower

and pretty, dashed into a florist's row is the final deadline. After state.A sick pay up to maximum of $4200 than wartime rate.

shop. She looked around the Sept. 30 an extra dollar will survey shows that nine- for social security coverage. 10. Basic rates for death compensation
shelves for something she want- be added to the regular $1.25 tenths of all military personnel There will be no off-set against and indemnity for sur-

ed. Spying an old man puttering cost of the license. aboard the Station possess out. retainer or retired pay on reach- vivors have been set at $112.00per

around a plant in the corner, she However, if you are in the of-state driver's licenses, and ing age 65, and commencement of: month, plus 12% of basic pay;
approached him: military service and are not a three-fourths of these are driving social security payments, addi thus recognizing rate of rank and

"Have passion ?" legal resident of Florida, but cars with out-of-state license tional to retired pay. length of service in total pay.
poppy
you any
3. Inactive retired and fleet reserve -
wise driver will
she gushed. are in the State solely because tags. The mcnt.
I of military orders, it is not necessary check his status and be sure personnel are not effectedby 11. Provides full and immediate
The oldster looked up In sur- the bill, and the 2% social security -
to possess a Florida he is in the clear before Duval coverage for social security for
prise.' driver's license. This protectionis County Courthouse where coverage applies only all in service, whereas presentlaw
"Gol ding itl"! he exclaimed, afforded by the Soldiers and licenses are obtained closes while on active duty. requires 6-quarters coverage.
"You just wait 'till I get through its 4. The $10,000 free insurance
Sailors Civil Relief Act, as doors tomorrow night. 12. Permits survivors now on
cancelled and merged with high-
pruning this lily death compensation rolls forserviceconnected
.
Girl' I you've been in Eye First Test ForRocketPowered deaths to retain
: 'guess
"
Timid SA: "May I kiss you? Second SuperCarrierTo what they are now gettingor
There was no answer. Be LaunchedThe the Navy so long that you are X-2 elect at any time to come under -

Timid SA: "Would you minda accustomed to sea legs" The first test flights of the the new rates.

lot if r kissed you?" super-carrier Saratoga will Sailor: "Why lady, I wasn't rocket-powered X-2 designed to 13. Those survivors presently
Blase Bertie: "Listen, horrible, be launched at the New York be the world's fastest aircraft, receiving the $92.90 free indemnity
looking.
what do you want me to do Naval Shipyard on Oct. 8, the even S 0 will take place sometime this may not receive other higher

promise not to bite?" Navy has announced. 1 year at Edwards AFB, Calif. benefits unless they give up
Because of her size, the new Marine: "Since I've met you, I The X-2's predecessor, the X- i the present free indemnity pay
sister ship of the Forres- can't eat, I can't sleep, I can'teven 1A exceeded speed of 1650 mphin ,
Scuttlebutt has it, there's a flattop, a ments. Or they can wait until the10year ,
secret weapon that will freeze tal, will not be sent down the drink. Dec. 1953, the fastest mambas period runs out and they
everything in sight 'Tis also said ways but will be launched by She: (coyly) "Why not?" yet traveled. The X-2 is expectedto no longer receive.the free indemnity

there is a little number in Jack flooding her dry dock.-(AFPS). Marine: "I'm broke." surpass that speed.-AFPS). then elect to come under the 1

sonville who can do the same. ........................ I new scale. ;
S SS 14. All widows without minor ..
aeYf -"" *-':*,i>> f death "
x v >> children receiving com
Two sailors had just made liberty -
# pensation for serviceconnecteddeaths
certain
and were passing a
place when they were beckonedby $69.60 peacetime, $87 for
'a feminine voice from a win- wartime) would Jump to $112,
plus 12% of their latehusband'sbasic
dow above them.
.
"Come on up, sailors, and I'll f.f.w. .; pay computed on present
active duty pay scale of rate or
give something never had '
you you .
before.." f\ '' rank and length of service at .
time of death. AFPS .
One of the amused sailors asked -( )

his pal: "What's she got. -Leprosy )

?" Marines Get I
1 *
v
CPO (at muster): "Drown." S New Marks
Voice "Here."
:
CPO: "I don't see Brown, who Of ProficiencyProficiency

- answered for him?" >:;;::>> .H-.,,*,"..- .., "",., __.__.mnnmm.._______......._... -'- marks of enlist-

Voice: I did, I thought you JAX LAUNCHING This may be the jet age, but when it comes to antisubmarine warfare, ed.Marines are now to be as-
called my name." the PiM will do its share. This PBM patrol plane from Patrol Squadron 34 based at Coco Solo, signed on a scale of 0 to 5
CPO: "What's your name?" Canal Zone, Is in the process of being launched off the NAS Jax pier In a scheduled Fleet Air instead of the previous scale! J
Wing Eleven anti-sub exercise. The pilot, LtJf( ) R. E. Platt, is assisted over the side by a competent
Voice: "Streplevinski"Letter Fasron 109 beaching crew. Eight seaplanes participated in the Anti-sub exercise conducted by of 1 to 9, bringing the proficiency
FAW-ll and completed today. mark procedure in line ... ':!

from Seaman .apprenticeto with that now given for conduct ;:

mother: I Detailed Maneuvering 'Hounds' Interloperlays I ..
"Dear Mother: It may upset youa Semi-annual marks assigned Ito

bit to know that my nicknameon I all enlisted Marines as of
this ship is 'KnotheadYour (Continued from Page 1) Mission accomplished.P2V's caused by hurricane lone, the ; July 31 will be converted to \

loving son, Lancelot Pendergrast which would betray the presenceof from Patrol Squadrons 3 exercises were considered a success" I the new scale) Headquartershas
Vandersteigel. the sub. "Port quarter, about and 5 at Jacksonville, PBM's and ordered.The .
one mile," shouts Russell Neigh- PSM's from Patrol Squadrons 45 reported Lcdr. William following chart shows 1

After trying on a rack full of bors, ADI. The wings dip, bomb and 34 stationed at Coco Solo in Carrier, Air Wing antl-sub war- the old mark, its' rating, and
dresses the hard-to-please custo- bay doors' swing open and the I the Canal Zone, all units of Fleet fare officer. "All scheduled flightswer'e its pew counterpart: 1T

mer complained: "I don't like order comes, "Drop depth charges" I Air Wing 11, participated in the accomplished by participating 9.0 outstanding 495.0 '
10-day anti-sub exercise which is squadrons and credit for this 4
these clinging type styles. I thinkI 8.0-8.0 excellent 4.5-4.8
would look better in something ACTING CO-PILOT Lcdr. to conclude today. The maneu- fine performance is due directlyto 7.0-7.9 very good 4.0-4.4
Richard Sampson pulls' the :release vers, held under wartime condi- the untiring efforts of the 506.9 good 3.0-3.9 -

flowing."Yes Madam agreed the ex- switch and the sea is pelted tion and held each quarter took maintenance personnel of the 3.0-4.9 fair 2.0-2.9
"
that place ,off .May port. squadrons involved, added Lcdr.: 0-1.9
hausted saleswoman. "the river is with practice depth charges 0-2.9 unsatlsfac'y /
two blocks north of here would account for direct hits.' ':.Despite interference and de. Carrier.




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Barrels Crazy Tees, Cue Sticks

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Sports ;1,1iN. Feature Wives Club Links Tourney


BriefsA : Station officers and their wives
or putting with a pool cue on the
,' r teed off to a barrel of fun last
E fiaz l li
golfing friend of ours Don d' I'r ninth hole was.
Sunday in the Wives' Golf Asso
Scher who rarely breaks a hun ciation's opening family tourneyof Lt Bill Stewart made the long-

dred had a gratifying experiencethe s I ,i'I' the season. est putt with the cue-stick, while
I
other day on the short, 155- his wife Pat captured honors for

yard No. 3 hole, on the station I ; Surprised husband-wife duOs the ladies with the longest driveon

course. After making a pretty fair p,l ... found the barrel was "for real", the ninth hole using an oversize .

approach shot which landed him too, when.. they blasted Off club.
through it on the No. 1 tee to
some 30 yards short of the green, '""
TOM DAYIES credited
full afternoon of novelty was
Scher calmly lofted an eight-iron begin a
I with the longest drive in the same
shot that rolled right into the {(: : > golfing. hole for the men using the

cup giving him a birdie on the .. ... ... .1i.." :' ,"'."; .. '.. ,.' Almost every bole of the nine- club which about, inches same
l was eight
par-3 hole. <';: 1. : :: 1.,;! hole tourney contained some spe- longer than a regular driver. And
S cial obstacle increase
designed
.. t.vW. .1.
.... .. ,Dan Ettinger landed his opening
The league-leading VP-3 football '. l : -> : : the scores and the blood pressureof
: : ,_ drive for the seventh hole on the
" club of the Mainside Intra ... ... the participating linksters.
green.
mural League will lose one of its ------- IF THE BARREL WASN'T

finest linemen this week when SPIKERS ACTION Ernie. ONell spikes down a bard one enough to rattle even the most The afternoon was full of sur-

Joltia' Joe Jilek receives his release for Airman Preparatory School in the opening week's play of the experienced golfers among thegroup prises but one which especially
from NATTCenter volleyball league against Aviation Storekeepers pleased the ladies was the eighth
the Navy. Opposing the bedspring tee on No. 2
15and IS-%. hole where allowed(
linemen will shed no tears to see School. The Preps won they were

this 235lb. anchor leave but his to subtract four strokes from

Patron teammates claim they AE AK Schools VictorsIn their scores while their husbands
AFPS SPOktTSRCII.dllp
have a capable replacement. had to add on a similar numberto
,
their cards.
*

Intramural director .Frank Mc-I The winners for the men were

Caffrey reminded all activities Center IM Grid ActionThe Ed Bishop who scored a 48 and

engaged in intramural football (By Armed Forces Press Service) Steve Bills, and Howard Greer

this week that many teams are I bullet-accurate -arm of Paul Benas found pass receivers One for the books: In his first who tied for second with 49's.

losing valuable points in their all over the field as Aviation Electrician's Mate School downed 31 times, at bat this year Dodger Mrs. John Myers and Mrs. Edward

failure to provide storekeepers Airman Preparatory School 27-6 in the opening play of the. NATT- pitcher Clem Lablae had only I Bishop paced the ladies by

and head linesmen for specified Center touch football league._ : carding a 44-stroke totals low
three hits-all homers The
games. Mel Williams, halfback for the' est scores on a net basis 'and
era defeated Naval Air Weapons '55 National League pennant is
Sparkles caught two of the passes Mrs. Louis Salhanick had the low
Football officials System School 8 to 0. the eleventh in-the history of the
still
are badlyneeded including a 55-yard touchdown est gross score of 54.
by Special Services to toss and made three conversions A 15-yard pass from Norman Brooklyn club Football prac-

work intramural games. Many via the air. Jones brought the Storekeepers' tice at the Air Force Academy

touchdown and Bill Mathews tacdcd attracted some 138 candidates .
contests have .
already been post. Bob Stevens and Jim Millsaps Two Ball Tourney
ported for lack of referees; if tallied the other two Sparkle a NavAirWeaps player behind Name's the same: the director of

you're interested in officiating touchdowns. Bill Snyder scoredfor the goal line for the Other athletics at Louisiana State University I Slated SundayAn

contact Special Services today. two points. Line play of Mathewsand is James J. Corbett. I
the Preps. ,all-station two-ball golf
Ken Shubert was outstandingfor
Cisco Andrade, one-time box-
*
In the other contest on openingday
will be held this Sunday
-
the winners as was the running tourney
ing Jnmictor, at Ft Ord Calif., I
Two station
into Aviation
women ran a Monday Storekecp-
play of Curtis Holt in the recently won in easy 10-round October 2, beginning at
little extra trouble on the station ,
golf course's tenth hole Sunday. Pistol Crew Adds backfield. decision over fifth-ranking light-, 1200 on the station course.the
All personnel living on
weight Orlando Zulueta .
Chief Wave
Personnelman "Ted- 3 New :MembersThree En-
base to
are eligible play.
Ironic note: Alan Black an NRO-
Jackson
dy" and Eloise AO
wife of Chief Gushanas new marksmen appearedthis SchoolDefendsIM TC student at Columbia University tries should be made in personor

CommissarymanPete week on the NATTCenter scored the Lions' lone touchdown by phone to the Golf Shack
Gushanax had Links Cn'ownDefending
just started pistol team, although the bimonthly before noon Saturday, October
against Navy last ,
the back nine when incurred year
they shoot Tuesday was post- champions Aviation Pepperrell AFB Nfld., won the 1. Golf Shack phone numberis
the wrath of
a warps' nest
near poned because of threatening Ordnanceman School will 1955 NEOC softball title. 8157.
the No. 10 tee. Both
women ma-
weather. wield their clubs
again against
Oklahoma back Bob Burls is
naged to finish the round although
The new members are Paul competition in the NATTCenter -
they received several the brother of Kurt Burris Sooner -
Madry, PNC; William Pace CSC; intramural golf league CrackerjaxTo
All-American last and
stings apiece but neither was year,
end Cpl Stan Smith. Others on which opens play next Tues-
penalized for the strokes they of Paul "Buddy" Burris, All-
the team Wally Bowen AEC
; are ;
used on the wasps! day.At American there in 1946-47-48. Defend
SIt Monte Thompson, AOC; and S/ least six teams includingthe Watch for Bob to help the Soon-

-. will be "sayonara" soon for Sgt. John Welliver. defending champs, will ers win their eighth straight Big Laurels
take Others Admin-
part. are
the fabulous Gorsky twins who Crackerjax will be sorely missed Seven Conference championship

leave the Naval Air Technical both in basketball and Softball. istration, N a v Air Weapons Navy All-American guard

Training Center next month for During 1953-54 they played School 1. Airman Preparatory Steve Eisenhauer, an AFPS all- Forced to rebuild an entire new

duty on the West Coast. with the Jax Navy Waves and School the two ElectriciansMate star last year, will wear the colors team to defend the Waves' All

The mild mannered, soft spO- Gerrl Gorsky was selected .All- Schools and Training Fa- o>(i the Pensacola NAS'Flay Eastern title this season Coach

ken Bradcnton, Fla., pair who set State Forward in the Women's cilities with the possibility this season. Matt Kurilich held his first try-

the Eastern Seaboard Navy wo Collegiate rules tournament at two more. Of the 77 men who reportedfor outs of the Jax Navy Crackerjax
Play will be held Tuesdayand
men's basketball circles afire with Orlando. Both she and twin sister opening of grid practice at basketball squad this week.

their performances and who are Pat played with the Jax Navy Thursday afternoons over Notre Dame, 40 per cent were of Eight players, including All-

known from Biloxi to Norfolk, softball team in 1954,winners of nine holes and will. be on a either Irish or part Irish origin. State guard Pat Ashcraft, turned

and all whistle stops between as the second half title of the Jax match play basis four meat toa Don't forget the head coach-Ter- out for the initial practice and

members of the Jax Navy Wave Womens' League. team. ence Patrick Breanan.MARINE others have announced their intention -
of trying for the squad.
In the 1954-55 basketball sea- t
Assisted by Frank Fosbennerand
son Gerri was named All-State

Sports FromYesteryear forward in the Women's AAU Jim Black of AE-A School .

meet at Jacksonville, while sister I < ;:::, ;:?*: Coach Kurilich plans 'to hold
practices Monday through Thurs-
Pat won the State free throw
day at 1930 and at 1630 on Fri-
' Ten Years Ago Today title in the Women's Collegiaterules

The Detroit Tigers will defeat event at Tampa. At the Women's days.

All-Eastern cage cham- Also returning from last year's
the Chicago Cubs
games pions they led the Crackerjax to champions is Diana Fitzpatrick,
,4 to 2 in the World's Series. That
the diminutive guard. Others turningout
title.
t was the opinion of Jax Flier
included Ann 'Cooper Ann
In'the ,
softball season just completed -
baseball coach and former star
both regulars on the Simmons, Joan Hayes .Chris
were
of the Motor City team, Lt. I
I team which won the Jax WO- Buck, Nancy Gibbons Pat Defoe
Charley Gchririger, ten years men's League title and finished ,D faMP* YhM1, L' V'? Betty Deno and Carol Hooser.

ago this year. second at New York in the East- t tWF Invitations.have been extended
Jax Navy's all-Negro foot- *
ern Navy championships. to all Waves aboard to turn out
ball team, the Tigers, won its S F + F'osrp ,:, for the squad. -
M S a
of the in F
opening game season
Wally Rivers, outstanding half- Practices will be held through
a thrilling photo-finish 26-25 out October and the tentative
back for NATTCenter Special M .Y y4'
over Bethune-Cookman- College Services which won,'the Station schedule calls for the first game
before packed crowd on
touch football title last year will against Pensacola a t Pensacola
F the air station.
be missing this season. He has re November 4.
1 Fire Years Ago Today
Included the schedule
) ceived orders for ComServPae. on are
An injury-riddled crew of S games with Eglin AFB, Palm
t Jax football Fliers trained its RIFLE HONORS-M/Sgt Charles Castanedo (left)
Beach AFB Fort Jackson
Marine Jim Black and' Sailor Atlanta
of the Marine Aviation Detachment NATTCenter, displays for ,
U. this week
sights on Stetson Frank Fosbenner are being tick- Lt. Col. Frank Porter commanding officer of the unit, trophies Parris Island and Pensacola.The .

j after taking a 39-6 lacing at eted as co-coaches of the Jax and medals he has won with his rifle prowess.:: The sergeant wasa Sixth Naval District tourna-

the hands, of the Univ. of Mi- Wave Crackerjax in basketball member of the Marine Corps Rifle Team which won the_ National ment is billed March 9-14 ,with
freshman crew ina Rifle championships held at Camp Ferry, Ohio recently.
ami's
strong
the All Navy Eastern on March
this season with Ltjg( ) Matt Ku -
Hollywood,* Fla. During his four years of competitive rifle shooting, Castanedo
game'at rilich in charge again. bas accumulated more than 40 medals and awards. 16-20. .

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Planning No. 2 I : ,, ,, ,;:i;';.''k,Ai'

",, ,,."," 'i"'. 't,1...,"'. l'\.
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Paces NAS-O & R :



Keg Loop Play L,, ,

The NAS-O&R Bowling League
Personnel invited U visit
( are
swings into its fourth meeting
the USO Servicemen's Club at 37
_
tomorrow night with only six
West Monroe St. The Club is
separating the tightly-
games pen from 0900 to 2339 daily.)
grouped pack of 16 teams.
Thursday, Sept. 29 Surprise
Planning No.. 2 held ,the top Night

position with an 8-1 record. Friday, Sept. 30 Special foodat

Last Friday's results included: Snack bar and dancing to re.

Planning No. Two 3, Metals No. cords.

Two 0; Emergency Repair 3, Accessories .i M Saturday, Oct. 1 -Open House

0; Assembly 3, MachinIsts until midnight .

0; Masters &,Foremen 2, Engineering Sunday, Oct. 2 Coffee hour

1; Planning No. One 2, and off to church. Vespers and

Metals Division 1; Production refreshments. 2000 -Free movie-

Planning 2, Supply 1; Cowling (Sleeping City).

Shop 2, Electric Shop 1; and Monday, Oct. 3 Ping pong

Power Plant 2, Ground Check 1. and craft

Highest individual average of OFFICERS WIVES CLUB OFFICIALS Deciding therein De better place fr a rolf group U Tuesday Oct 4 Game night.
the season belongs,to EL Brock of meet than M the greens the newly-elected officers of the Officers Wives Golf Association decided Wednesday, Oct. 5 Orchestra
the Metals wRo has that a few practice strokes with that bugaboo-UM putter was in order. Watching Mrs. Steve Wits, Dance
Division Uvraament e-chairman, roll one straight for the pin are (left to right) Bin. ArUmr Bower handicap .
rolled 180 for nine games. Follow- chairman; Mrs. Dan Ilorne publicity chairman Mrs. 'Arthar Barker tovmament co-chairman;
ing Brock are L M. Stricklandwith Mrs. John Myers secretary; Mrs. Howard Grecr, president; and Mrs. William Wwsl w, treasurer.

179, Roy Askew with 178 TimuquanaJolts
and F. E. Dyers with 172.
Standings Intramural

Team W\ L Pd. Fliers'Links

Planning N.. 2 I 1 .w Calendarfor

Assembly ______ 7 Z .178
Planning N*. 1 6 s _en Week! Sept. 29-Oet 5 BidThe

Cowling Shop C S .m Friday Sept 30-Football: Fas-
Jacksonville
top spot of the
Emergency Repair G 3 .en ron tf vs. FAW-11 (stadium) and Amateur Golf Association rested
Electric ShopEngineering ._ 5 t .556
VC-62 vs. Hospital (Mustin); firmly in the hands of Timuquana
_,
5 4. $5f
Production PUn. 5 f. .55' Golf: Fasron, 109 vs VC-62 (1530)) Country Club this week after the

Accessories 4. S .Ut and Supply vs. Fasron 6 (1551)). league leaders ,defeated J a x
VP-3 Mainside Navy's team In the regular
Metals Division 4. 5 .4U Monday, Oct :Football: : VW- Stays Atop I monthly match played Sunday on
Power Plant 4 5 .4U
4 vs. FA W-ll (stadium); Golf: the Station course.
Supply 1 6 .311
Masters & -Foremen- 1 6 .3U Fasron 109 vs. Administration Mural Touch Grid The Navy sextet lost only one
(1530) and Supply vs. Operations LoopA
Metals No. 2 3 6 .1U point to the Country Clubbers ina
(1551);,Bowling: NARTU vs. Pill narrow 14-13 decision but fell
Ground Check Z 7 .22
:MachinistsCenter Z 7 2224s0 Rollers (alleys 12), Hospital vs. week of light activity in the Mainside Intramural Football six and a half points behind the \
Special Services (alleys 3-4)) and League produced only one major change in the standings and found frontrunners on the scoring basis.

Supply vs. Communications (alleys VP-3 basking alone in first place.
Timuquana picked up eightof
Bowlers 5-6)). The PatRon 3 team moved O & R received from VW-4. Its 14 points in one foursome

Tuesday, Oct. Football: O & ahead of its idle front-running Operations started it off withan < with its Dill Terry-Fred Mann

Open Tuesday R vs. Personnel (stadium) and companion of last week FAW-11, 18-7 victory over winless Fas. : dui collecting eight of the pos-

All-Station champions Airman Fasron 6 vs. NARTU (Mustin); with a 26-6 victory over NARTU ron 109! and then VP-3 rackedup sible nine points from Jax:

Preparatory School at NATTCenter Bowling: VW-4 vs. NAMTD (alleys last Wednesday.Only its third straight game; down Nay,', combination of Joe MacDonald -

and 1955 Intramural bowling ] 1-2)), Fasron 6 vs. FAETU four contests were played ing NARTU 266. and Bill Scarbrough.
((3-4)) and VC-62 vs. FAW-11 during the week and one other .
titlists
were among the early NARTU reversed its earlier Frank Heyer and Lou Brozo
entrants in the NATTCenter Intramural Golden Griffons ((5-6). decision was reached when VW-4 loss and clobbered Personnel 33- offset most of this loss with a
forfeited to O & R. Still plagued
bowling league which Volleyball Schedule for Weekof 7-1victory over Maloney and
with of officials, 0, and on Monday VC-62 set a
opens Tuesday evening in the Oct. 3: shortages game new league scoring record for the Archibald of the Country Club.
the ]league had to temporarily
air-conditioned NATTCenter al- i The team was still one point
Fasron 109
FAETU vs. Fasron 6, Fasron postpone two of its scheduled season by drubbing
down after Erwin Scott and
leys.Entries 109 vs. VW-4, VC-62 vs. O & R games. I by a 41-6 count.
were to close today Chuck Summitt split the remain-
(Thursday) and the schedule will and VP-3 vs. FAW-11. FOE THE FIRST TIME since IN VP-3's WIN over NARTUit ing nine points equally with Tim-

be drawn up tomorrow. The sea- FAW-11 vs. FAETU, O & R vs. the season began all of the week's I was once again the passing of uqu ana's McCormick and Hillyer

son will end just prior to the Fasron 109, VC-62 vs. VW-4 and games were of the one-sided variety I Quarterback Homer Rouse and Sunday's match was possiblythe
some fine running by Barry Kelly
the 2-0 forfeit win
VP3. -excluding
Christmas NARTU
Holidays. vs. '
that spelled the difference. The most crucial of the year in

victors dashing off to a 19-0 lead. the JAGA and the local team

I before the Reservists could find had pinned its hopes on upsetting

I I Race Tightens In IM Links Action I I I the VP-3 goal pilfered line. six NARTU aerials Timuquana rung it held and earlier regaining this year.the top


I to bring their total intercep- Both clubs have only three
NARTU sat back and wait. f 40 and downed his FAW-11 opponent lng matches 01 Monday Sept. 26. !tions in three games to 17; they matches left on their schedules.
ed itself into first place in the Bill Scarbrough who .
are:
I lead the wide
Mainside Intramural Golf stroked the nine holes with a 41 I I league by a marginin team crushed Fasron 109, 41-6
pts. Pis.
that
League .this week while its score. Frank Heyer fired a low department.' Monday. Haywood turned in one
: Team For Apt. Pet
other two foremost rivals, for both teams with a 38. II NARTU handed Personnel its of the finest plays of the day on
NARTU It 4 ..777Fasron
Fasron 109 and FAW-11, IN ITS ONLY match of the second setback with a five touchdown the opening play of the second
US 9 S ..15'AdmlDIs.
dropped down to a second- week Fasron 109 picked up four barrage,three of them com- half when he returned the kickoff .
'l 1's '.'51 I
place tie and fourth place re- points by beating Supply 4-2. In ing on a fine performance by sig- 70 yards for a score.
FAW-ll 12 6 ..111VC.6Z
spectively. that one Joe MacDonald of Faa- i nal-caller Chuck Reichenbach. His teammate, fullback John
9 9 .500
its 14-4 ron 109 led all shooters with a Jake Jordan and Jerry Demon Wagoner also standout
Maintaining point record was a per-
.. Supply S 7 .cn scored the other tallies and Art
took 37. ; former he tallied twice
the NARTU sextet over as once
hospital ZH 3'.417 ..
the front-runner's spot when Other results of, the match Yarmac and Bill Sandidge counted on a 40-yard( runback of a pass
Operations 7' 11 .388
T. G. Lewis (Supply) def. the conversions.
Fasron 109 and FAW-11 skidded. were: interception.
FAWrU Ci! 'H1 ..375ComFairJaz I
Last week the service squadronand Fred Cardwell (Fasron), Ed Quarterback John Haywood of Afahiside Standings
6141114! .361 I
the air wing jointly held the Connell (Fasron) dcf. II. Thur- I VC-62 also turned in a three- VP-3 __.3 0 54 12
Fasron 6 1 1C .m
lead. Biggest jump in the standings man (Supply), Phil Demster touchdown performance as his. FAW-l1 _.2 0 38 J8

was made by VC-62 which (Fasron) def. Ltjg) Johannsen Fasron 6 _1 0 J5 0

climbed all the way from ninthto (Supply), Lcdr. Brickley (Sup' AE School Operations w2 1 37 25 ,
fifth with a 5-1 decision over ply) del. Paul Robbins (Fasron) Opens Strong o & n _.2 1 26 21 I

Fasron 6.ADMINISTRATION. and J. V. Koch (Supply) for vc-n _.1 t 47 J4
also bene- feited to Bob-Williams (Fasron). : Scoring four victories in the Hospital _.1 1 6 J8

fitted by a layoff this week, moving The only other.action of the first week of play, the defending 15-7, 15-9 victory over NavAir NARTU 1 2 57' 46

into a second place deadlock week was a match between FAW- I champion AE-B School volleyballteam Weaps School. ( VW-4 _0 2 0 22

with Fasron 109. Other idle clubs 11 and FAWTU in which Scar- took off in a hurry in the In other matches last week Air- Personnel _..0 2 0 48

included Operations and Hospi brough, Heyer, Ltjg( ) J. W. NATTCenter volleyball league. I man Preps defeated Special Ser- Fasron 109 ...0 3 15 71
tal. Brown and Comdr. J. W. Croweall Station champions, as well as vices, 15-11, 15-9; AO-A School .

FAW-ll's first.place aspirationswere produced points for FalrWing .intramural titlists, the Sparkles over AK-A School 15-10 10-15. First brig inmate: "What are

dealt a rude jolt Tuesdayby giving them a 4-2 decision. Mik-' last week defeated AO-A School, 15-10; Special Services won from you in for?"

an improving ComFairJax:: elson and Stevenson salvaged the 15-2, 15-2; won from Airman NavAir Weapons 10-15 15-10 Second brig inmate: "It was at

crew who managed a 3-3 split remaining two points for the. Preps, 15-10, 15-11; measured 15-1; AE-A School of NavAir the officer's party The cap-

with the FairWing'ers Comdr. Weekend Warriors. Special Services, 15-2, 9-15, 15-1; Weapons IS-%, J5-%; AN-P School tain asked me to stand at. the

Ddn Hardy led Fleet Air with a Standings for the week, influd.J and rounded out the week with a over AK-A School 15-*, 15-2. door" and call the officers names"

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i Recruit Centers

Await Draftees .

Although taken by' surpriseby :
the Navy's recent decision
to turn to the draft, the three ( )

recruit training centers expectno a 'F'. e! x

difficulty In expandingtheir q 4 iAJ KY
operations to the news'stem. el i (


San .Diego, Bainbridge, and

Great Lakes are all operatingat ly 3;
the same level with approx- -

imately 10,000 trainees. Re
cruits receive nine weeks' in

training at the centers before !

assignment to other activities.
Officers at the San Diego |

Naval Training Center, for in- U [ .
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'Inn""" 1 1Ii1I1
stance, said they expect a mod-
HONORED FOR SERVICE Recognition was given to six
erate increase of activity start- employees last Friday when they were awarded their pins
Ing in December. a 30-years federal service. Presiding over the ceremony was
I John N. Myers, NAS Jax commanding officer Left to right
I Wendell Patrick, Administration Department; Joe West, O & R
; Benjamin DeLacy, 0 & R; Commander Myers; Julius'
Im.Il1lm! Qulna, 0 & R; Clifford McCarthy, 0 & R; Marshall Drawdy,
& R; and Capt. Thomas D. Tjra, Overhaul and Repair officer.

FOR RENT y 1"r has years Naval mili-

3. rm. turn $50. 2601 Park St. service, 13 and one-half Navy Nixes Plan
Mrs. Houston, EV-82770. with) the Department of .
Garage apt. turn $45. 4512 Col- spent three years To Standardize
the War and
Department
lege Ave. EV 9-9787.
and one-half at NAS Military Planes
bdrm home $90 mo. 4515 Homestead years

Rd. (Westfield), : A plan to simplify and stan
3 rm turn 1626 Iona St. $50, FL WENDELL PATRICK, NAS dardize the designation of military -

9-7177, Mrs. Young. Department, who aircraft has been aban-
2 rm turn. 4443 Herschel St. Mr. recorded 10 years of military doned by the Navy because of

Nichols, EV 9-0852. I with the Army, five years opposition by Navy officials,
1 bdrm duplex turn or unfurn. civilian service at NAS Pens who contended that the cost .

4434 Ortega Farm Circle, EV i six years at Miami and nine and confusion of changing over

95718. at NAS Jax. to a new system would outweigh

2 bdrm turn 1218 Challen Ave. I Joe West, 0 &, It, with 21V4 the benefits.All .

Mrs. Hanks, EV 9-0291. military service with the new planes of the armed -

2 bdrm furn apt. Orange Park, plus 8% years civilian ser- forces would have been
Inquire at 716 Kingsley Ave. I at NAS Jax. given type numbers similar to

Modern Cottage, 4550 CrescentSt. Clifford McCarthy, 0 & R, with those used now by the Air
EV 8-9272, $67.50 mO. Vi years of Naval military ser Force, the Navy being assigned -
3 rm. furn hse. $70. Wesconnet, and one year civilian service even numbers and the Air
103rd St. EV 7-3753, Mrs. Sil- NAS Jax.Marshall Force odd numbers, under the
: standardization .
cox. program an.
Drawdy, of 0 & R,
3 rm. furn apt. 925 Rosselle, EV- nounced last 'year by the"De.
spent 29% years in the
8-2655, Mr. Rhodes. fense Department. B would
and has one year ofn .civil
2 rm furn Apt. call EV 9-4275, employment" at NAS Jax. designate bomber, F fighter,

Mrs. Groves : *. N.. C cargo, and so on.
2 bdrm unfurn hse. kitchen eq.

EV 9-4275, Mrs. Groves. Chow Menu
article in a Supply Corps Newsletter
3 rm. furn. 4162 Oxford Ave.
To provide .from 3,000 to
(Continued from Page 1)
(Ortega) $50 EV 9-5068, Mrs.
Moore. GS-l Makes More ThanGS5 care the food he puts on his 4,500 calories of energy per man

,2 rm furn apt. $50. 3873 Herschel plate, no reduction in quality of per day is the responsibility of
the Navy ration is envisioned, as the menu planner. These foods
Ave. EV 7-1578 Mrs.
Cay. the Ration Law authorizes sufficent should provide predominance of
a -
Widow will share home with
working girls or couple. 2105 Did 15 Years AgoThe quantity of food to providea the individual nutrients knownas
fully adequate and nutritionally carbohydrates, fats, protein,
Lakcshore, EV 9-1592 / EV 9-
balanced diet to all personnel actually minerals, and vitamins.
6539. approaching 15th birthday anniversary of the Naval Air "
in the
eating general mess. "BALANCE" that
2 rm turn 2130 Dellwood St. EL presupposes
Station on Oct. 15 already is beginning to stir recollections in the '
5-6104, Mrs. Tompkins. The two terms "adequate" and each person at the mess consumes
minds of the "old timers", and arouse the curiosity of present per- I
2 rms turn 2967 Selma St., EV 9. sonnel of "what it was like" in 1940. "balanced" imply a nutritional a specific quantity of the food on
6480, Mrs. Neil. I sufficiency and the availability of the menu, and even here the re.

5 rm. furn 2509 Forbes St. $75. Aside from the sand dunes I $1.07 an hour in 1940, now earns i items required for a healthful in- quirements differ for each indi

Mrs. George, EV 7-3935. stretching across the newly acquired .$2.18 an hour, slightly better than take of food, according to .anday's vidual depending upon his metabolism
reservation the inaccessi-
3 rm furn. 2511 Forbes $40 Mrs double his old rate. In 1940 the and the efficiency of his
George EV 7-3935. bility due to inadequate roads, Station boasted master accounts paid by the NAS digestive system, continues the
no me-
and the hardships and frustrations Jax Fiscal Department, which includes -
30 ft Trailer, 1954 furn by owner, chanics, but the two who arrivedin Newsletter. Men who'are still in
met through lack of equip- besides NAS" Jax, em-
their and those
growing
EV 8-1305, Mrs. Cowart. 1941 received a minimum( oJ period
ment, tools and even shelters, today's ployees 0 f NATTC, NARTU,
who active requiremore
3 apts at 1511 Barrs, Mrs. Spur $2.00 hour are physically
an or $4160 a, year.
civilian employese might Navy Fuel Depot, the Underwater -
than their less active
geon. two 2 rm apts at $50 mo there ship
Today are seven master
take a good look at yesterday'spay Sound Laboratory at Orlando -
and one 1 rm apt, $44. furn. mechanics here who if mates.
earn, they (
This should be Sanford and NAAS
scales. of NAAS
par
... 1 and 2 bdrm apts, unfurn., 2580 have reached their
.... highest step, "Recent surveys indicate that
ticular interest in view of the Mayport, total 5414, amountingto
Riverside. Inquire Apt. 2, Co- recent pay raise granted classi- $4.86 an' hour, or $10,108.80 a an annual gross of nearly the standards of quality and

wart. fied workers, and the current year. $20.5 million. quantity of food provided by the

FOR SALE wage survey how being conducted AT THE END OF THE calen- Classified employees, who have Navy Ration Law are being increased

3 bdrm house, 4542 Blount Ave locally by the Area Wage and dar year 1940 there were be- received pay raises in '45, '64, '48, in some general messes
Lcdr Arnold, Ext. 622 or 203. Classification Office. tween 40 and 50 civilian em- '51 and '55, can better approximate by the expenditure of all or near.

1951 Boles Aero 16 ft Trailer, $1- BACK IN 1940 the top salary ployees here, most of whom came their present prospects by ly ,all of the funds available

050, Lot 65, Azalea Court. earned by a GS-5, or CAF-5 as from NAS Pensacola, NAS Nor- studying the General Pay Sched- under the present entitlement

1953 House trailer, 28ft.., 5558 they were then classified, was $90 folk, or Washington, D. C. To ule shown with its increments. procedure' without reflecting a
110th St. Ext 8230, Chief Lowe savings for those voluntarily absent -
less than the starting rate of a
House 0 n waterfront Black CURRENT GENERAL SCHEDULE and not fed," states the Bu-
GS-1 today. The very most the Baee Pay ht Inf'. Z.d Ine lid Ise 411 Ine 6th I.f' Sib Ine. SandA Instruction in connectin
Creek close NAS or trade for
highest paid civil service CAF-15 OS-l $2690 $2775 $2860 $2945 $3030 $3115 $3200
standing timber dressed with the change in the ration
or
3170
could expect was $9,000 a year. OS- 2960 30tS 3130 315 3300 3385
rough lumber, lots or farmland.EV Today that same man, if he has GS33175 3260 3345 3430<< 3515.. 3600 3685 credit system.
9-5683. H. E. Jarrard. 3670 3755 3840 395 "Maximum efficiency in the
retained his rating, earns $12- OS-f 3415 3500 3585
D. W. Willman, ADC, VC-5, San- 690 a year. However, the only OS-5 .3670 3805 3940 (075 4210 4345 4S0 operation of general messes! must
ford, Fla, 4615 Homestead Rd. GS-15 paid by the local Fiscal OS-6 4080 4215 4350 U8S 4620 US5 4890 be exercised if the Navy is to

(Westfield) owner on premises Department is a scientist at the OS- C525 46GO 4195 '4930 506S 5200 5335 continue to maintain its over-all
Trade for home in Sanford-Or- Orlando Underwater Sound Lab OS-8 4970 5105 5-10 5375 5510 S645 5780 present high standardstandardsof

lando area. oratory. There are no classified OS-9 5UO 5575 5710 58tS 5980 6115 650 quality and quantity of food

MISCELLANEOUS employees above a GS-13 on the OS-10 5915 6050 6185 6320 6455 6590 6725 served will be maintained but'savings

3 riders to Indianapolis, Inc. Station proper. OS-l1 6390 6605 6820 7035 7250 7468 generated because of the
leaving Sept. 30. Lillian Hare, The wage scale of the blue collar OS-12 7570 7'785 8000 8215 IUO 8645 voluntary absence from meals of

EV 8-1433, Ext. 244. worker has risen as much or OS-13 8990 9205 940 9635 9850,10065, personnel allowed rations shall
Ride to & from St. Johns Ave to better. A journeyman trade, com OS-4 103Z0 10535 10750 10965 11180 11395 be reflected as .a reduction .of

Bldg. 500, NATTC, 07301600. parable to a GS-5, who earned GS151610 11880 12150 lUZO 1690 over-all costs."
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