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Title: Jax air news
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Language: English
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: November 17, 1955
Frequency: weekly
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Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
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new program wherebyall seeks the suggestions of all changes. The .board will tain Harris said. Through procedures. and menus, bar ;.. '

military personnel may hands to change 'or alter study the suggested improvements utilization of the new beneficial racks life, athletic and recreation
assist in the management procedures to improve con
and
make rec- suggestion and allied sub '
program, any
of the Naval Air Station ditions aboard the Station
ommendations to the com
has been announced by the Is the first of its type ever manding officer. all military personnel can ject regarding the Navy
commanding officer, Capt. attempted here. offer suggestions coveringall and Navy life. j
William S. Harris. A responsibility of all phases of Station activities -
The constructive suggestions All ideas should be sub- r
Revealed at the mass pro- will be forwarded to petty officers is to assist in such as working conditions jnitted to the NAS Jax Improvement

motion ceremony Wednesday a special board set up improving all types of con liberty hours, uniforms Board, Box 2,
the program, which to review recommended ditions in a command, Cap pay days, mess hall NAS Jax, Fla.





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\ VOL-13 No. 34 ,UNITED STATES ,NAVAL AIR STATION, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA 17 November 1955

Home of Commander Naval Air Bases Sixth Naval District; Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville; Fleet Air Wing11; Naval Air Technical Training Center "


Air Group 4 wr Navy Plans :


L Yf y ]Early Outs

Due Back ,
_
i For XmasThe

From CruiseAfter Navy has announced a '
plan to advance the separation
six months of Mediterranean e 4 date of those personnel -

duty aboard the aircraft L.f becoming eligible for separation *
carrier USS Intrepid, Carrier Air f ;:. during the Christmas-' 1
Group Four will return home to New Year holiday period.
NAS Jax early next week. Dependent upon the needs of

Pilots from the four his command, the commanding of*
fleer la authorized to transfer for
In the air group are I
off the t separation those enlisted personnelwho
fly Intrepid some '
miles from Norfolk. : will be eligible for separation
weather and operating during the period December 20
_
they will land here late : _,,,,>,,,,, .MNMNY_ n14YhM1N'NkiaNiMKMYL;'Y :..VMWMA4N N ,;,........_ "n. through January 8, 1956 In sufficient
afternoon or early Tuesday When the Marines,celebrate, they go all out. Some 2,000 Marines In the I I time to Insure their release
Ing. anniversary or the Marine Corps In a big way last Thursday at five no later than December 20.
nr ceremonies. At one of the parties held at the CPO Club, Capt. The only exception to the
Crew members will dl ) officer of NAS Jax, presides at the official cake-cutting above policy; will be those personnel
from the carrier at Norfolk commanding officer of the Marine Barracks, (right photo) presents
In receipt of an authorization
wUl be flown here\ by a youngest Marine ,In attendance at the r old Pfc.
airlift tentatively set for went to the oldest Marine MSrt.fUliam Trammel a veteran of for transfer to the U. 8.
; Naval Fleet Reserve'tor to the
day.
retired list
Comprised of Fighter It was particularly noted In
22, 43, 44 and Attack BuPers
Announce Notice 1910 that activities
Carrier ,Air Group Four Is Holiday authorized to effect separations I
command of Comdr. J. B.
are not to construe this plan as
land. Lcdr. J. C. Davis authority to discharge personnel
VF-22; Comdr. T. N. Coppedge more than three months prior to
Is skipper of 'fI.43T'.44; Is Leave SchedulesIn normal expiration of enlistment

by Comdr. C. A. Crow Jr.; at dates as defined In the DuPers !
Comdr. W. D. Wildfong Is"
Manual.
manding officer of VA45. line with the service-wide policy of granting liberal This Notice which ,
leave during the Christmas holiday season, commands based conformswith
Prior to its Mediterranean usual Naval
here at NAS Jax have announced their holiday leave and policy each year .
ployment in May, CVG-4 at this time, Is promulgated In the
liberty periods.The .
aboard the Intrepid during Interest of morale, and to avoid
early months of 1955 for a NAS Jax command leave Ing leave during the first period, Interference with holiday leave'
.. months shakedown jaunt to and liberty period starts Decem a regular pay day will be held, schedules. ;
Caribbean. ber 15 and terminates January 11. commencing.at 0600. All personnel .
The first period begins at 0800 will be paid By check for the pay WEATHER OUTLOOK
December 15 and terminates 2400 period ending December 31. Any .
Friday-Partly cloudy, thundershowers
Capt. DeLong :41'i' : December 28, while the second person desiring to have his pay cold front moving in
; or commences 0800 December 29 and check mailed to him during the
at 1200.
Deliver AGO 35 concludes 2400 January' 11, 1956. period 'ending December 31 may Saturday-Cloudy and cool.

FOR,MILITARY personnel tak- provide a self-addressed stamped Sunday, Partly cloudy and
envelope to his division officer for cool. '
School M mailing his check.Consistent .

Capt. Henry C. DeLong, with maintainingproper
manding officer of the Naval r security and carrying on 140 Attain
Technical Training Center, will : normal routine Station functionsand
liver' the farewell address to a, services, heads of departmentsmay PO RateOne
165-officer graduating class grant liberty commencing at
Aviation Ground Officer 1300 dally on normal work days hundred -forty Naval
King Hall at 1000 Friday.The during the period December 19 to personnel were advanced in
class Is the l largest 30. rates ranging from petty officer -
graduating from the school. TIlE NAVAL Hospital has announced third class to chief petty
sentation of awards will be o that Christmas holiday officer in a mass presentation
., ,A G v4.. ceremony Wednesday at the.
by Comdr. Dwight F. S9 l leave for Its personnel will be
school training officer. : divided Into two periods of eight Main Administration Building.
Marlon Stephenson will deliver days each. The first commences Capt. William S. Harris,
Invocation. December 20 and the second be- commanding officer of NAS

First classes of the : gins December 28. There will be Jar, presented the certificatesof
Incoming group at AGO will no stipulated leave periods for advancement after congrat
vene Nov; 28 but the officers v y,4 ,,. .r. ._ staff officers, but such leaves will ulating the group on their
be reporting aboard next be? guided by conditions at the timeof achievement.The .
M'Y request. captain declared that

WEEKEND TIDE M The Naval Air Technical TrainIng "advancements stem from individual
Comdr. Daniel Wildfong, skipper of Center leave schedule calls for initiative and effort"and .
HIGH LOW brilliant green ,derby In prepara the first session for Sections bne that the Navy has a great
here next week. It has
A.M. P.1\1. A.M. early always
officer of the Blackbirds to and Three to start at 1610 Decem need for personnel who can
FrL 10:15: 10:34: 3:32: :
take their in the
the squadron reports aboard or ber 16 and terminating at 0715 places varied
Sat. 10:54: 11:17: 4:12: : unit of Air Group 4, VA-45 Is re December. 28. Leave period for field of skills required by to..
Sun. 11:36: __ 4:57: : duty aboard the USS In- day's modern Navy.Personnel .
trepid. (Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 5))

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'ACROSSCROSSWORD y PUZZL3S* i6I 1 tJ if aL.ileRlalept '

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|1-R*eee,0 llllttnIt 4 ", ,. 'V / IJ '. 'l.1..
Ttiundaj tor Navy u4 Marine acUvltie at Kara Air -RiMtcal wi 'l/ //r CATHOLIC
Station. JactaonvWe. Fla. '1)-&an'.IIAm*.! ,.. ao.if/. .- 3i / IJ .- -
WAS. lackftBTlUtt u-a..stftalt. 'lh o'l'/ Sunday Mass (0800) C1
Capt. Wtntam S. Harrti ,.., ?. .-. -., ??. !....,..?,- .? Commas tnc.OtftCf'r article U >. 1000 St. Edward's 'DOO
Comdr John N. Uyn .- .. KxecuUve> Officer 15-Armed conflict W as V/.1 11 'l/'lU Chapel'Saturday
Fleet Air jfteksoBviiit IT-Mexican. diab'.1' 0800.
Rear Adm. Delbrrt S. Cbrnwcil ntor HMMlMlU 9tJJ st I3d1.rt VU, / N
apt Richard O Greene r Ch lei II107a Stall n-AIC'O"qWa\-----! r// I'//j. Daily 0630.
Air "'lac Eleftlt -THfart( F J1 /t .. I'" ii Sunday 0630 Mass
Capt. Edwin J. S. Youngfl ? ___-_-. Commander 51-TWtex r// at the
Hospital
Q)mdr. Frank r11 Chief SUIT Officer regiment a.V.) 0'" $4 -. -, Chapel, 1900; lnstruc 1
NavaJ Alt Tetanic TnUiiai OeM r r6-lCateted \.. tion classes, Bldg. 4361.
Capt. Henry C. DcLonx Commanding! Otflcetomdr. SI DC 4' to u Sf i1,
( Edward W. UUttop &xecutlv OIAcerCapt. !-".. toaewc '41 Thursday 1900. Instructor

Benjamin N. Ahl Naval Hospital Commanding Officer ft}-tribesman Fish ere 5* u u35.Owing : n I IIfHawa.U&D classes, Bldg. 463.

Capt. I* A. Newton .r,____._. __._.-..-. Uttcutlre OUlcer ( I'JtOTESTANTThursday
MABTQ :a M 'l.I".I
Capt. WlUon R. BartMt Commanding Officer awk'h. November 17
Comdr. Laurence F. Steffenhacen Executive OUlcer 41 SI--New\) Ih0ot4"w 1 .t p .. !'of 1900 All-Saints' Choir Re

:-Hreax: 1'01I" hearsal.
The JAX AIR NEWS li published' 'Hk'Y'at' the U. S. Naval Air Station |4 -LatnpreySJUanMM ia I" 11'
Jacksonville, Florida and printed commercially with non,appropriated funds at no expense to the government and In compliance with Rev. t1-F.fttre&f7' .
Nov. 1945. Copies are distributed free of chance at the Naval Air Station. the tt-"I'hreU&1a:2 I ( ,YMYiAMIM--- -/' 1000 Catechetical Instructio
Naval Air' Technical Training Center, Naval Air Reserve Training Unit and the 31- .. : .v lo.-D WNf rodent Y0ltusies -.. (Lutheran) for
nd1 V children.
U. S. Naval HospitaL '" Mty ConJuncUon_..j "rltKIS ,
&*-T IM CM>. -r"" -I AMU* 41-ScraUvt Sunday, November
Service Information Officer Lt. Ted Morgan 20
ij Ct>n<3 n ed : I al-alnesa ==Attempt
Editor-Andrew IL flaney iaottvr. 4 lEacl ii' 4 Matvr* 0800 Episcopal Communion!
Ass't Editor-Beda Moore Staff Reporters-Jack Holmes Till:; Marion AmnMtltV Ll'o'n) 'f ttt-Y.c"f W-RMraa ati Service
Cracratt J02; Nancy Ward, JOSN; Joe Gartim,, VN2. i*--CiiHMiricU, tC4 ---- Z41'oaaeer4va1, 'i "eI >.' Chaplain Nickelson.
It-mr. bra'
of 1
The JAX AIR NEWS Is a member of the Armed Forces Press Senlee.AFPS U-l1a-Com ai' point *-A mate mill._; t?-trench cola ,tOI"t'****nrmltcakcy 0930 Sunday School for ages
material appearing In this publication may not be reprinted' withoutthe g-Part'ot, circle (.b r.) U-RtUClou. J gbtaaa. 4 through Jr.
written permission of Armed Forces r.wr Servk RepabllcaUon of other V-SkOI ..fc>-- -> devotee .*. (7-Ton ..narnel High, Bldg, 081
matter except by nrtlee publications. without pernUstloa olEditor. Ct-IHlMter' jf-AUOetle fine. *-Cott nound W-fiaNAr: (c*)kwf,1 0930 Service of Divine Worship -
JAX AIR NEWS. "ed .J t6-rrrtod ct lira
; -ClM r w $-Drea -SUnte* ,
Editorial office located Main Administration Building. Phone exUnsions ;i-T.rc t MterA --Krc Te.* .*-Green ItttetM I1-N.. "" Chaplain Stephenson.
5348 21b and 8i64. ;J-Tt1U-.-..rt. t1-Swtw tf-Pant ( .r-L-nr"neis r'lN.r.Jasl1tH'KBork '" ilOO Service of Divine Worship -

"\AmcricaHjAnswer >9-Cnr4e. cUU'ttf-l......re "-- Chaplain Carpenter.
..... potot
1900 -' The United Fellowship!

( *n Pace ft, Col. S) Of Protestants, Bldg. 804.

.':onday, November 21

5, 10.Year Pies 193d :All-Saints' Choir Re.

hearsal.

To SThre E.Ityees Tuesday, November 22

Mp.dN A more NAS Jax civilian 1900 -. Lutheran Instruction!

employees have received 10-year Classes, Chaplain Pieper, All-

pins for federal service, while Saints ChapeL

three have been recognized for five 1900 Episcopal Instruction!

On duty, Sturdley was a model serviceman. Sure he'd Dear Editor: years' aervice. Classes, Chaplain 1 Nickenson,

gripe when the chow line was a little longer than usual. Or Bldg. 563 NATTC Chaplain's Office. .
visited Recipients of 10-year pins were
when lights were doused before he was ready to turn in. Having recently your .
Station for purposes of ferrying Ruth Stecher, } ;
But Sturdley was no dope. "No man is an island" had FrankMartan, Thursday, November 21
which involved inventory Brannon, Fiscal; and
special meaning for him. lie knew that the service is a aircraft 1000 Thanksgiving Service

team'and if life was going to be bearable for him he'd haveto testing, acceptance, etc., Caffrey, Special Services. 1900 All-Saints' Choir Re
(four days one time, three days Five-year pins were presented to
keep in mind his buddies' rights.
the second), I noticed a condition Wendell Patrick, Administration; hearsal.ST.
But when Sturdley took off on pass Mr. Team did a LUKE'S CHAPEL
there, which I would like to comment .i Herbert Ellie, Security; and Katherine -
Jekyll and Hyde and became Mr. Individual Communications.Herb Sunday, November 20

Sturdley was a cool cat. Once he hit traffic he realizedhe upon. Hodges, 0930!) -Sunday School Nursery.

was competing with squares so he slipped by a dozen of During our two visits thereI 0930 Divine Worship.

them who couldn't get hep to the song of the road. And, at had occasion to go in and out Shriner tells how one of Thursday, November 24
the
lights, when the local yokels didn't get off fast enough, of the Main gate several times. I local spinsters finally fcot 1100 Service of Thanksgiv |

Sturdley sent them on their way with a series of loud, long knew from the first time that married: "She saw this fellow on ing.
a 'Wanted poster' and offered
blasts of his horn. something was different there. Tuesday November 23

One time, near town, an elderly man driving slowly got But it took a little while for it to I more for"him than the govern 1900 Lutheran, Instruction

in the way and Sturdley blew his horn for a block before sink in enough for me to realize i ment did. Classes, Chaplain Picper, All-

the old goat wised up and let him pass. And passing Sturd. what it was. The difference thereis efforts have not been wasted and Saints' ChapeL

ley threw a double-dip cussword at the old codger. something that is so often taken some of us do appreciate them. 1900 Episcopal Instruction

These civilians weren't on his team, Sturdley was sure. for granted, so seldom ac- I Rufus R. Woods, AL2 CIa s ses, Chaplain Nickelson,

If he stayed out of the cops' way he wouldn't suffer any. knowledged and the lack of i VP-7, NASQnonset Bldg. 563, NATTC Chaplain's Of-

They couldn't touch him. After all, wasn't, he giving the which is nearly always complained I Pt, R. L fice.

best years of his life to serving his country? about, that I felt I would

What Sturdley didn't realize, though, was that in a like to take this opportunity to

democracy the military cannot be a 'law unto themselves.The let those persons responsible

armed forces owe their existence to civilian support. know that it is noticed, and thatit y;

Civilians are as much a part of the defense team as Sturd. is appreciated. ..i.,6.

and his buddies
Icy are. THIS
DIFFERENCE of
To the old driver-and to the other squares Sturdley had whichI
speak, in case have
brushes with-Sturdley WAS the military. One heel like guessed, is you. not ,
courtesy.I
our boy Sturd can tear down the efforts of a hundred
have been on bases IiJ.ILL
many .
others to build community relations. .

Wise up, Sturdley, public relations is a job for all of us.AFPS and throughout other, the and world I can, both truthfullysay naval w>.: a.x? ; v

( )
that I haVe
never been more

pleasantly, respectfully, and
Top NurseIs Make That Turkey Day courteously) treated by men in

Call To Folks Early the routine performance of their

Jax VisitorCapt. "Place your long distance duties, than I was treated by the

calls to home early on Thanks- Marine sentries on your Main
W. Leona Jackson Direr gate.
giving Day" John P. Leman, ,
tor of the U. S. Navy Nurse manager of the NATTCenter I DO NOT MEAN to imply that F y:

Corps was in the Jacksonvillearea Exchange, strongly urged yes- those men performing the same '

Tuesday and Wednesday as terday. duties here on my own present ,.

Leman said there will be ,a station, (or for that matter, any t, S
part of an official tour of unitsin
change in telephone hours for other) are in any manner disrespectful
Sixth Naval District.
the that day only. or discourteous.
Theyare SAFETY AWARD-For more than 1,200 accident-free hours
She visited the Naval Hospitaland The center will be open from not. However, what I am of flying Instruction, Lt. George Dittman, of Aviation Ordnance

the NAS Jax Dispensary 0900 to 1700 only, and special trying to make clear is, that Officers School at NATTCenter, was awarded a' certificate of
holiday long distance rates those men at your station were merit. The presentation was made by Comdr. Luther Milletright
during her stop over here. Her ( ) orig-
Ordnanceman
not School training officer. The award !
will be in effect during' those merely courteous. They were -
tour started in NAS Key West hours. obviously nated with Capt. J. P. Monroe, Chief of Naval Air Basic Trainnlag
making a special effortto at Pensacola. -
and included MCAS Miami; NA. To avoid delays in getting be pleasant and polite to everyone .. _

AS Sanford; Naval Station Green calls through, personnel are ; officer, enlisted and ci: Sky Officer Aviation Ordnance Officer School.

Cove Springs; NAS Beaufort, S. requested to place their callsas vilian personnel alike, with The award originated with
early as possible. whom they came in 'contact Naval
C.; and Naval Base Charleston, Cited ForInstruction Capt. J. P. Monroe, Chief of

\ S. C. I think this is a credit indeed, Air Basic Training at Pcnsa-

When the grandfather of a not only to the men themselves,
1 do not wonder at the nummher cola.
Russian family died, his sorrowing but also for those officers and
of requests we have for duty'in relatives put the following 'non-coms" with whom they It said, in part: "Lt. Dittman'hard
Florida An award ,for than work diligence, and attention
commented Captain announcement In the local serve. more 1200 ,
news-I accident free hours of instructionwas to duty reflected the hIghest
Jackson on her first trip south. paper: "Ernest Please.feel free to print this
presented this week to credit himself, his students-
been called to better world. Lt. upon
"The girls seem happy and are a I letter if you wish. But if you do George W. Dittman, by Comdr. and his command."

enjoying the opportunities offer- The next day, the family was I not do so, will you see that it Luther Miller hoursof
training officer 287
of
ed in duty such as that in Jack- arrested for criticizing the Com goes to those persons concerned, Aviation Ordnanceman His record included and
Schools instruction
sonville. munist regime. so that they may know that their where Lt. Dittman is rear seat dual
'attending 913 of other types of instruction.





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171 November 1955 JAX AIR' NEWS 'Pago Three


Draftees EligibleFor Moments Of Your Favorite Music'Corners7 .


Reenlistment Early Release Bonus, I Special for Bebop to Bach I r uIc I


Draftee inducted: Into the )

Navy may be discharged any Everyone has his own particular -

time to re-enlist for three, four taste in music and

t>r six year periods, the Bureauof here aboard the Naval Air

Naval Personnel has announced Station personnel may enjoy 4iIflf iL

Witches and goblins tricks and
Li ,
The early discharge, to be leisure hours listening to
lal treats art safely behind us and
made at the "convenience of their favorites at two popular -
Thanksgiving comes just betweenus
the governmentwould enable centers.
inductees to collect ft !tT ( and Christmas., For those
normal first t re-enlistment The two record playing "cor who make their own special surprises -

bonus. if they re-enlist after ners" are equipped with good for that special person (or
recruit training. quality record players and a special persons!), 'we hint broadly that

First re-enlistment bonusesare space, set aside for the 'gathering you'd better start soon. Plenty of
of those with mutual took for helping with plenty of
computed by mulUplying
appreciation. Ideas for your work at home or'at
one month's base pay by the
the Hobby Shop. Better start now
number of' years for which the Housed under the sloping with these:

individual agrees to serve. beams of what once was a storeroom .
The Navy aid this polity the NATTCenter record How U Bond Game and Toys:
Trains, a circus, game boards, dollhouses
will Hot to
apply regular enllntees room equipped with two machines -
OB their first hitch. has since 1952 built up a tricks, and just about

The Army has had a similar collection: of over 140 albums of everything for the "child" of all

re-enlistment program for draf- classical and semi-classical mu ages.

tees since July 16, 1954. sic. Many requests from personnel Gem Cutting: For the ambitious

have been the basis for this workman who insists the shops

"quality" list of titles,, accordingto never have just. what he's madeif

Center Marines Miss Iona Nelson librarian. ... he could well, you can!

THE MAINSIDE Lounge in LEISURE l\IOMENTS-EDJoJlnr some of the record albums SCO Projects For Hand Decorating
of classical and semi-classic music at NATTCenter library: '"mu- : Textiles glass, wood, cork,
Building 955 is home to the boys
Get Assist Of relaxation sic corner" are (left to right) Robert Robinson, AA; Adrienne etc. Ideas to help make the unusual
who like quiet moments of Gustafson SN; and John Martin, AE2. The collection of fine and beautiful when
and who through mutual music has been .built. up by requests of personnel for music not gift your
Two ChaplainsThis interest in many of the arts gather duplicated through ordinary media. pennies never build into dollars
enough for the special gift item. .
to listen to their own collection "
( is the third 1a a series : of records-most of them ords by this time had to be Russian. At this time some records Instructions are easy to follow and

of three articles about Chaplains representative of the modern checked out by the listeners in I such as dramas from we are convinced you can make
at the Naval Air Technical order to them in your Christmas cash a long
Training schools of jazz. Some of the listeners keep good con- Shakespeare, and readings from go
Cuter Wbo on Sunday, November keep their records in lockers dition. This new system showed way at the same time you make
27, celebrate the anniversary in the lounge, while others that in October, 1952, the 10 albums -I Sandburg and Basil Rathbone beautiful gifts

of the founding of the Navy bring their records with them had been heard 112 times I were added. Wood Carving Book: A tray,

Chaplain Corps. Today's stories each time. Given the opportunityof a record which up to this time Selections can be found by such knife, holder, bowl, shelf, desk box,

tell of Navy Chaplains at Airman hearing many of the new rec- : had not been available. The indi- I composers as Bach, Beethoven, or anything you make in wood can

Preparatory School.) ords several times, the boys have vidual playings were heard by Berlioz, Bizet, Brahms, Chopin be more Individual, and exquisitely

Newest of the Navy Chaplainsto compiled individual collections of several listeners, the number of DeBussy, D e F a 11 a Dvorak, if carved.

join the service is Ltjg( ) Mar- records which have become par- which are not on record, Miss Gershwin, Gilbert and Sullivan, Make Your Own Modem Furniture

tin F, Gibbons, one of two Chap- ticular favorites. Nelson pointed out. Gershwin, Gould Gounod Grieg, : We don't know where you

lains attached to the Marines at Exactly 33 new albums have IN MARCH 1953 a second machine Haydn Kern, Liszt, Mendelssohn, could hide this sort of surprisegift
Airman with Mozart, and many others. but we do know you can make
Preparatory School, largest been recently placed in the was purchased two
of the several schools at NA- NATTCenter music appreciationroom. sets Of head phones (places for Folk songs, hymns, musicals, the desired piece to fit the need

TTCenter. Among the new titles area eight sets )and recordings of lan- Christmas carols sound tracks, for that, extra comfort around

Father Gibbons -I] complete Messiah by Handel. guage lessons with manuals in and religious music are availablein your home or someone else's.
I
Joined the I Perhaps one of the most popular French, Spanish, German, and the collection. New Essentials For Upholstery: :
Another hard one to keep as a surprise -
Navy in Octo based upon the number of I
unless It is a family project,
ber, 1942, after:I'; listeners "Victory at Sea," : Blackbirds To Arrive Home In which it can be to make your home
attending col- sound track for the documentaryNBC perk up.Ideas.
leges in Mass.' television series.

and Maryland*: IN 1952 in response to requests Time For That Turkey Dinner. i I Shelves: That For Is just Bookcases a name! and for

and being graduated from men hungry for good I everything goes into this set of

from, ..... ....,, .... music, Miss Nelson recalled the Lay out the turkey and trimmings, mother, those "Blackbirds"will ideas; storage space, display space I
Grande Semin- Gibbons success of the record center at the be home for Thanksgiving: for china, trophies, guns, shells,

aire de Montre- library at Parris Island-the only After flying nearly 3,000 hours etc., cabinets which are really
al, Canada, where he was ordained one of its kind in the Iistrict.By since leaving Jacksonville in May, simulated strikes against targetsin desks or music systems, head-

a Catholic Priest. October 1952 the activityat Attack Squadron 45 will arriveat France, Turkey<<: England and boards for every member of the

A veteran of the final seven NATTCenter had become so NAS Jax early next week strikes against convoys composedof family, and, of course, you could

months of the Korean Conflict, popular that queues were formed along with other squadrons of various ships of the NATO just make a bookcase.

Ltjg( ) Paul Pieper, is the secondof outside the'little storeroom. Rec- Carrier Air Group Four. Approximately countries.A Home Music Systems: The wave

two Navy Chaplains attachedto 200 of these hours were

the Marines at the Training called to active duty in March, logged at night flight distance record for covering

Center. 1952. "Blackbird" pilots was set in your own for your own special delight -
More than 500 and nearly
Chaplain Pie- I 'He participated in Operation day October when Lcdr. Bill Shroyerand and the envy of those
Est per, with the I Big Switch in which the United 100 night landings were recorded. Ltjg( ) "Lash" Larew loggeda who merely wish.Leathercralt .
AD the
Marines on the Nations POWs returned in Flying "Skyraiders" Plain tooled
were 10-hour hop in the AD covering : or ,
Imjin River in exchange for Communist prisoners. squadron participated in eight close- to 1600 miles over and there are many fine things to

Korea the He came to NATTCenter in NATO operations, geared to around Turkey. 'make other than the traditionalbelt
main line of maintain a combat-ready squadron .
June, 1954. or wallet.Scouts.
;Frg 1l resistance near Prior to coming to NATTCen- during the time the unit is DURING THE cruise nine .
.. based aboard pilots reached an overall total of
t.# Danker Hill, ship.
I in
ter March, 1955, Chaplain
Vegas and the 1000 hours flight time each. They Of 131
Gibbons spent 13 months with THESE INCLUDED close air
Ltjg's( ) E. S. D. L.
were Fay,
Panmunjom perimeter the First Marine Division in Korea support missions with"the Greeks
was Johnson, R. B. Yeomans, C. J.
Pieper and Italian armies, numerous Win PromotionsBoy
--- ----_. Herda, M. P. Murphy W. W.
1.ft.r: x-t'.w:;; tM.. ?n' Q. ->t 1: <" C', 'AWN, ",* 'M"N' A'my..W"1'J1' Pflug, II. B. Larew, G. L. Sever
"""'t' jf' t: "' t"<:" ,+ J, 'i:.,.:.: ir. :t, !t.,. :n-t:;. .. '' > '+.. :
: !: : : ; > ,Mf"'l .
; :f < :! :'$ N '* Scouts from the Naval Air
.. .t' ; i ". """, ., ance and W. H. Scott Jr. With
.t ;;""":'> ': J' :- ";' N ): :'\.<< : rr.::. ? ""y. 'i.:!;:.": < ; <).t ; :; "'" :,'. .
t .
'.....3w.,t :('"'>I.i...:::.1*+.,p,':,p@a... !'.1# t.'iwi:. .\....(> ..?=asG",*, ,.:j4 A ;;>':*i,,::'t,!::::""':::':::<'"" 'f.::J.i:#",.!":':;,;:;"), '''L.'''''>':i::!:: .0,1.":;, :.!.:Y..?t1.ti.,'' .*.'. .fWi.. -':1l.t' .,...'y $.":t'4:: the exception of Larew, all pilots Station won eight advancementsand
1 .
.{:, ,," : i )f>> : > ,.( :d'." ;' ; ';! > ;, 3: ,ritG:. >!<;" ';(' ,;< t.>
"\ + ) : :
,, <, ,. 1 :(> .t =* '>> 7 ''" ':{. '(. 1 11 (, : 28 merit badges Tuesday
:t-; :.. '::.>::( :r. : :<':" '':';':.:1'f.. "::1fit. .., < :t:" :' ::: ;> ;!",;" ,11//' ""' .., +">.b. also exceeded 100 overall total
} f''f."..: ;f".l, "".""':::' ;<' ': .. : ':"+ ::>>' :"'& {: ',,;itV l" j" '1 -ii"! .w." """
"":" J.! : .. :>:rj\> .<],,,!''I< l::*'"* ::':t..iW.,:...,: ",:1,* ;.,..' ;."A'" .....,..: ...:. ; ?i.....;;;. : t Review Meeting.
:! +r.tii .. : : ,. : ., .1,;-d.... ,< The Blackbird squadron also
"
"' 1.1.. < ><::"" A .tfb": :"'! ii1ft"' ':':''' 'f,, .. ,:,' .j,.... : Promotions to Life Scout were
)... .: ; ; /t. maintained a detachment of six
: ; ? {" 1
: "
,h
: '
rf : } approved for Henry Brietmoser,
: '
.. ,
r. : :\ aircraft, four officers and 25 men.
Larry Ross and Frank Alters.
at Port Lyautey, French Morocco,
First Class
requirements were
t1WtiAc2iF11'.M1
!!: during four of the six months
passed by David Curtis, Clark
cruise. Personnel
were frequently McPhee, and Gary Scherer. Second
rotated and some pilots had a
Class rank was won by Chris
opportunity to take
cross-country
Garbow. Merit
badges were approved
r flights to various Mediteranean
in
countries. Firemanship, First
Aid, Soil Conservation and Citi ,
Ports visited during the cruise zenship.

l.lifrn/l. >* included Cadiz and Valencia, The Court of Honor will be heldon
Spain; Gibraltar; Naples, Rapollo Thursday night at the Churchof
L .________ _____ ___n____ ,. ..kwa vrq...wr .n..w..r. .w and
Leghorn, Italy; Cannes and the Good Shepherd, Stocktonand
FIRST TRUSS OF HELICOPTER BUILDING The first of 21 trusses, each weighing approximately Marseilles France ; Salonika, Park Streets. Troop 131
3S tons and 200 feet long, Is shown being lifted into place on the new $2,172,000 helicopter
repair hanrar at NAS Jar Structural steel for the Overhaul and Repair department facility is Athens and Rhodes, Greece and walked off with the attendance
being erected at a rapid rate. The building Is scheduled to be completed in May 1956. Istanbul, Turkey. honors last month.




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\ Painter Walenczyic

((1 t ) Named ,Honor Students

f Bobby Painter, AKAN, of Greenville -

S. C., was the honor student

..! in last week's graduating class

from Aviation Storekeeper Schoolat

t, NATT Center.

Painter, who Joined the Navy fo
It
February, 1955, will report to PM.

<; ron 102, at NAS Norfolk, for duty.

ocY'<4 1 t c Honor student in last week'sAviation

Ordnanceman School
class qf graduates was :Edward

Walenczyk, AOAN, of Uncasville! ,
__ __ __________. _____ _____m.m. .. _m.m Conn.
"EASY NOW, EASY"-Robert Hawes, HMl, attached to NATTCenter master-at-arms force,
signals his attention to pull out of the prescribed space for parallel parking during one of the lIe will ,report at VX-3, NAS
skill phases of driver-permit examination riven by the Station's Driver Testing and Training Di Atlantic City, for duty.CLASSROOM .
vision. l\latthewGrundlr (left), driver testing instructor, marks Hawes' efforts accordingly.

Only One Of Three Pass WMs



VISUAL ACUITY TEST-An Rigid Tests Given To
applicant is shown taking; the :
i psycho-physical test at the
( Driver Testing office. The object .
DriversMany
here Is to line up the modeljeeps Prospective
I' evenly, viewing: them ins Y .sa,, .1yF, .
a mirror which Is about ten y
who think know how ''
driver's license to
own a they .)
feet from the machine. l l4W
properly drive an auto-that is, until they have gone through the ,. pp p.
rigid driver's test given by the Station's Driver Testing and Training
Division.

The 15 or: more personnel who I
tain a Navy driver's permit.
apply daily for a Navy driver's Mt I 'rJ 't : W
DRIVER TESTING and Training E
permit find that after being sent
has a staff of four civilians,
SALTY HUMOR FROM through the paces of the examination and a Navy man. Harry Horton,
here, they are not the
supervisory test rating examiner,
HERE AND THERE n
drivers they thought
they were.
is in charge of the staff which
So tough is the driver's test includes Matthew "Tiny" Grun-
Just as the horses.. were liningup
that an average of only one out dig, II. 'Dill" Kellum, James
at the starting barrier the
.. of every three that apply are able BYannon, CD3, and Joyce Rich
woman grasped her husband nervously to pass.
ardson, the secretary.To .
by the arm and in a voice ,Each month this training division get a better idea of this

which was filled with emotion located in Building 914, unit's activities, let's follow an

asked him for a safety pin, meanwhile turns out eight to 10 better trained outline of the procedure followed SESSION Harry Horton, supervisory test
grabbing frantically after and more intelligent drivers. when a person applies for a rating examiner, instructs a group of applicants for Navy driver
This valuable training is avail.. Navy driver's permit. permits. Here the applicants are oriented on the basic working:
underneath that parts of an automobile.
something seemed able to
any 'person, military or
First the applicant is inter-
to be slipping around her civilian, who is required to ob- viewed his entire course. A perfect score was
on past driving experience Local NAMMF
knees. Just then someone nearby .,.......y .. accident record, physical last made in 1949. Rep

shouted, "They're offl"! characteristics, and other data. However, a person need not Returns From Meet
And then she fainted! Then a question() test is administered make five points in each skill to
of which a score of not pass. A mark of "B" will give a Joseph Fagan, president of the

Some of the harried husbandsin less than 38 correct is required.An score of 4 points, and a "C" a Jacksonville Branch of the National
instructor then gives the score of three. To pass the course, t Association of Master Mechanics
the neighborhood had formeda k X f 0vt applicant what is known as a the applicant must\ make a total and Foremen, has re

"Henpecked Husbands Club" : x h 3a. sy psycho-physical test. This includes of 17 points, and cannot fail any turned from the national convention -
which met Saturday afternoonsin e. a test for visual acuity two of the five parts. of the group held in Washington -

one of the member's garage 'qq, >bt>sRa (vision), depth perception, color TilE SKILL TEST, designed by D. C.
r. k the AAA, is not considered to bean The of
for a little beer and poker. The blindness, and reaction from eye local branch is one sev-
to foot. easy one, and many good drivers eral 'comprising 1,700 members
newest member was dealing the fail it the first time
AFTER PASSING the written they ap employed at Navy bases. The
first hand when his wife sailed ply. On number
test, and being found physically a of occasions group discussed problems of
into the garage, collared her qualified, the individual is now Florida State Highway patrolmenhave group policy and matters per-

spouse and, as she shook him exclaimed i' s -' r ready for the skill and road test. tried their skills at this taining to workers under their

"What do you mean by rt The skill test consists of five course, unofficially. Their resultsin jurisdiction.
joining this club? You're not hen yL parts, each testing the student's instances were far from per e. .-
fect, and all agreed ''that it wasa
knowledge under certain
pecked. driving
conditions. Briefly, the skills difficult, but fair test. Choral SocietyTo

An impending law was up for tested include the ability to steer After this phase of the exam

consideration and about half the in a straight line, moving forward ination, those who have passed Stage Opera
the skill
residents of the town were for it i and in reverse; to deter course successfully, are
and about half against. Duringthe mine ability to gauge space when given a five mile road test. The La Traviata
campaign a candidate made steering in close limits; to stop instructor, seated alongside, de

his speech and then someone yelled smoothly in 40 feet from 20 termines the applicant's general Members of the Jacksonville
from the audience: "Yeah? miles an hour, with a three inch driving habits, his position, re- Choral Society have been selected -
flexes
Tell] us how you stand on this A rr clearance on either side of vehicle hand ability to give proper to sing supporting roles in theSociety's
signals
the
various other
new law? ; determining front and back
The speaker continued with < limits, while parking wheels and factors that are in the makeup of the forthcoming La Traviata productionof to be
a good driver opera
and marks him
bumpers on ac
specific lines
scarcely a pause. ; and
Washing
cordingly.If presented at the George
"Friend, I'm glad you asked : i parking parallel to curb with six the ton Hotel auditorium Novembers
that question. I understand that feet clearance and six inches to individual passes
half my friends are for that law MODEL QUEEN Shapely curb. test, he is given a Navy Driver's 21 at 2000.

and half my friends are againstit. Janet Leigh, a streamlined The system used in marking Permit, and rightly deserves the New York Opera stars Sonia
model from any viewpoint, was mark of Stolin and Eddy
the a good driver Bernard Green
Now listen! I want it distinctly recently chosen Queen 0 f candidate in each skill and on
understood right here that I'm Truck Transportation Week. the entire course is a unique and THOSE WIIO do not pass are Ruhl will sing the leading solo

for my friends! Miss Leigh has never been connected foolproof one. An "A" or five offered expert training in a ape roles as guest artists. Members
with the trucking pro points is the maximum a cial class. In general the school of the Choral Society will sing

A psychiatrist advised his timid look fession its before members' but chose after her one can achieve in each skill. There person offers two classes each month usually the supporting roles and the choral
as
little patient to assert himself. queen. Janet's latest movie la fore 25 points is the highest score only four persons to a class parts. The Jacksonville Symphony
"Don't let your wife bully you. "111.Sister Eileen." an individual may ,achieve on the Small classes allow the jnstruc' will provide the orchestral
Go home and show her who's tor to give more time to each in' accompaniment.

boss! Medicare( Toastmasters"- Subject I dividual. The classes convene ev The entire production will be
The patient went home, slam ery other working day for four presented in costume and with
med the door loudly and roughly "Dependent Medical Care" will hours, and for a total of 40 hours special scenery flown from New
seized his wife "From Four new members of training. York for the occasion.All .
now on, be the subject for a panel discussion were recently .
\ he, snarled in his best Little Caesar : at the next !evening 'meeting initiated as new members These tests have been passed seats for the single per.
t manner, "you're taking orders of Toastmasters' Club at the Offi of the club. They were: Capt. by should good, skillful drivers, and formance are reserved. Tickets

t from me, see? Tonight I'm goin' cers' Club, Nov. 23. Jerome A. Moore, Capt. Tom, to be considered a challenge may be obtained for $2.50 and
those
I out on the town alone and Those taking part in the forum Mooney, Chaplain Paul Picpers others who have the op $3.00 each from Charles Wells
!, do you know who'i goin' to dress will be Capt. Jerome A. Moore, I and Lt. Don Thomas.A portunity The to be tested. Jewelers, 221 West Adams St.

me in my tuxedo and black tie?" NAS Cecil Field; Lcdr. J. W. Layton few vacancies in club membership get behind next time you see a man and from Nice House of Music,

"You bet I do," was her answer. ComFair Jax; and Major E. still ,exist. Anyone interested tary vehicle the wheel of a mil i. 2651 Park St., or by mail from

'The Undertaker." S. Maloney, NATTC. is invited to attend. can bet he's a on good this driver station, you' the Society, P. O. Box 311, Jack

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JAX AIR NEWS Page Five 110 ((4 1,

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v v. Fasron 51, Detachment Able
1


First Radar Bomb Scoring I




Knowing that male personnelread r Unit Now In Operation
j1i7t
this column (although you'llnever :

hear them admit it) just Small, but effective and vital. That's Fasron 51 Detachment '
about as regularly as the'women
Able, which has its base of operations at NAS Jax in Building 1887
stick .
on the station, we our necks
out to bring the following to our r With equipment similar to a ville.'i
attention.On ground control unit
readers' approach
The detachment, which is pre. '
the 'whole most servicemenand f (GCA), Detachment Able has the sently accomplishing its mission <<

women are pretty' good Joes I.aC ,., specific job of scoring and track. with a complement of seven' en.
(lug for high altitude bombers from
and Susies .- not anything, special listed men and an officer in
but just fairly'normal and >b Heavy Attack Wing One, basedat charge, was formally declared
happy individuals. r r { NAAS Sanford, Fla. Fasron 51 Detachment Able here

However when it comes to con- Planes from Sanford simulate in October and is a permanent '
sideration and courtesy for' our bombing runs in the vicinity and installation at this station. This h: .
shipmates some of us would drawa Li LiTRACKING the Fasron crew plots the runs unit was initially assembled at.. 4''

big fat 0 for effort.,This column and records the results. NAS Patuxent River, Md., under ,

refers to our conduct at the base DETACHMENT Able itself is Fasron 52, which was decommis .
movie. HIGH ALTITUDE BOMBING\ -Charles Groves, a sub-unit of Fasron 51 which is sioned in August. :
AT2, (left) operates control and I
range Smeder
Ralph ALl, scans
home-based NAAS Sanford A MEDIUM sized
at wooden building
Last Sunday evening the radar
track
anyone scope as they high altitude flying by bombers
really wanting to see the pictureat operating out of NAAS Sanford, Fla. Both are attached to Fasron J and while here is operating under houses work benches, the l..
Mainside came back with a 51 Detachment Able. command of Fleet Air Jackson- office of the officer in charge,
of I and the radar repair departmentof
feeling bitterness, and shame
toward their shipmates. Cat-calls, Up The : the unit. Nearby are two large

laughs, sneers and remarks madeit vans, one housing radar scanningand
impossible to enjoy the movie. 'LADDERWith range components and the "
Some wished they had never other tracking and scoring plotting .
gone at all rather than have to CiviliansWeekly equipment. i

put up with the antics of 'a' few ( the Jax Air News in Officer in charge of the detachment t
during the show. is Lcdr. Lenard Show- )
cooperation with the Industrial
This column is trying to point Relations Department will list alter. Enlisted men attached include '
out that the base movie is a various promotions for Naval Ralph Smeder, ALl; Char. .t

recreational facility for the .enjoyment -. Air Station civilian personnel). Ics Groves, ATI; Ralph Feeback, N
of all __ FL AT3; Ronald Christensen, TD3; ,
military person- On the promotion roster this '.
nel, dependents, ,and guests. If itisn't week are four employees, two Donald Tropp, TD3; Richard Lee,
AE3; and Billy Leming, AT2. ..
what you wanted to see, 'from Overhaul and Repair Department .,. .
don't be the judge for the entire one from Supply De- '

audience. As one so bluntly partment and one from the Mis- Changes In '
stated, "If you don't like it, why cellaneous Group.
are you hanging around?" Promoted at 0 & R were i Some Phone

No one condemns a person who Thomas L. Carter, from helper!
gets up and leaves a performancehe electroplater third step to elec-

or she doesn't enjoy. troplater first step and William :...,.:.. .' Exchanges
Nelson, from aircraft instrument :: K
Next Sunday will introduce a .':
Wave Barracks 723 is budding mechanic third step to instrument : direct exchange system of the I

with activities as a result of the I maker third step. : Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph -

meeting held last Monday evening Advanced at Supply was Mary ::..:.=i.....:.: Co., operating between
Hughes, from clerk-typist, GS2to t
and supply clerk PLOTTING PLANE'S COURSE Lcdr. Lenard Showalter, Jacksonville and outlying com
A Waves rifle team is in the property officer-ln-charge of Fasron 51 Detachment Able, plots the course munities:
making and all permanent per- GS-3. of a high altitude bombing plane in final scoring postilon. The No longer will it be ..
sonnel interested in being Emmett L. Cochrane, of Miscellaneous new unit, the Navy's first radar bomb and mine scoring outfit, is necessary
a mem-
to dial 112, or call long distance,
from in 1887.
ber of the was promoted located Building
team from either Bar-
before reaching the Beaches,
aircraft GS-
production specialist ,
racks 720 or 723 are urged to join.A 9, at O&R to industrial engineer, Mayport! Mandarin, Orange Park ,
bowling and team was also discussed GS-11 at Public Works Depart- Annual Toys For Tots Drive and Ponte Vedra. Instead CHerry f
plans are being madeto for Jax Beach arid Mayport, AM- "
ment.
get the team underway. Here's herst for Mandarin, COngress for ''
your chance if you enjoy the I Waves drill team now. I To Bring Cheer To NeedyA Orange Park, RAymond for the ",
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sport of
bowling. See Carol Anthony I Atlantic Boulevard section, and *(

Barracks. 723, for further First in a planned series of happier Christmas for I r Tractor Co. ATwater for Ponte Vedra, will i

details. Wave parties sponsored by NAT- less fortunate children in the be added to POplar, EXbrook, .j
An exercise room will open in TC was held Monday evening in I The co-chairmen have announced EVergreen, ELgin and FLanders
Barracks 722 the latter part of the Lounge of Barracks 722. The Jacksonville area is again I. plans for the annual toy drive in the Jacksonville system.
this week for the use of women parties are being planned as guaranteed by the Jackson- in which toys will be collectedfor '\
personnel. The future of the weekly events to allow furtheruse ville Junior Chamber of Com- distribution to children who THE NEW" EXCIIANGES are
Wave's might otherwise be dissapointed part of the!'Bell Company's planto
'
exercise
depends of the
gym on lounge. '
its frequency of use. merce. on Christmas morning. coordinate long distance dial-
.' Watch this column, your bulletin I Two Marine officers, who are ing throughout the United States
both active Junior Chamber of and Canada.In .
The Jacksonville Waves havea boards and listen closely to the COLLECTION BARRELS will
drill team and it needs help. conversation of your shipmates. Commerce members, have been be placed at various places aboard making the change-over, the
The unit which is composed Plans are in progress for a gala appointed co-chairman of the an- the Station for convenience of company advises that some pres- -
mostly of school students needs Thanksgiving Eve celebration. It nual Toys for Tots campaign those wishing to contribute toys ent ELgin numbers will be trans
the support of shjps' company. will include entertainment featuring They are Capt. Philip Burnham, and for those having an abundance ferred to the POplar exchange,
The team needs gals who are go- Emmet Rodifer, runner-up of Marine Air Reserve Training of toys. Toys too large to and some of the present EXbrook
Ing to be around for awhile to winner of the All Navy Talent Detachment and Capt. James carry will be picked up by call. and FLanders numbers will be .
use them as it's nucleus. Join the I Show, food, dancing and fun. Connelly, of 2nd Amphibious ing MARTD at extension 728; the transferred to the RAymond exchange -

... the Junior Chamber of Com About 3,100 telephoneswill
<<
;.. :" j ;) merce, EL 3-6181; or 2nd Am- be affected.
: ig Trac Co., FL 91661. THE NEW SYSTEM will not
jj ::
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t into until 0200
go operation Sun-
,y s The drive will begin Novem-
; ir i
Nov. 20 but the
ber 16 and will close December day, new tele
18. The toys will be distributedby phone directories are being distributed -
to subscribers all this
the Christmas Exchange of
Jacksonville at the baseball parkon week. While calls directly to and
the 19th and 20th of Decem- from Jacksonville from the new
ber. exchanges may be made after
1 that time under the new plan, in
certain cases calls may not be
Lt. Col. Thomas Morris, commanding -
made from one outlying exchangeto
officer of VMF-144 said
all work done by the citizen Ma- another without calling long
rines will be on their own time. distance for a connection.

"This is a volunteer project, and Information for completing such .
our 'training activities will con calls will be listed in the new di

tinue as usual", he said. "Thoseof rectory.

us in the Jacksonville Marine will be the Marine Air Reserve
I Air Reserve are glad to join our Training Detachment; 2nd Am.
II I v> ; .f w: a4u r i ww. w., rra NaKiiwNx d fellow citizens in this community
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SALUTE led by Lt. Dorothy Warner, of NATTCenter project".
TO VETERANS company of Waves ; Boy and Girl Scouts; Fire
halts In 1100 In the Jacksonville 'Veterans Day parade I
salute during the one-minute silence at .
I
Other organizations assisting Department, and various vOmen' :
last' Friday. Units of Waves, Navy .men and Marines from the Jax area marched Jn' parades In
in Jacksonville and Jacksonville Beach. I the Junior Chamber of Commerce organizations.

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JAX AIR NEWS 17' November 1955



lAX Who Is '55 Civilian LinksKingPinney


Sports

BriefsThose < 1 h i or Boucher?


fans who seem perturbed
Over the Jax Air News' selectionof Play has concluded in the annual Naval Air Station

the top 25 college football Civilian! Golf Championship tournament but as yet there is

teams in the nation, and especi no champion.In .

ally the snubbing of Marylandand an unprecedented finish, the diments

Oklahoma must be remindedthat decision is still up in the air as

we have company. Underdogs Tally to whether Rod Pinney, of Operations IF BOUCHER IS allowed his
Boucher of four for the hole, he wins the
Charlie ,
the No. 1 or
.Michigan State was
week and remainsso In NAS-O&R Keg Overhaul and Repair, is the 1955 championship by one stroke over
pick here last
Rod Pinney, 317 to 318. If it is
civilian links king.
Notre Dame
this week. jumpsto
Boucher take
ruled that must a
No.' :2 ahead of Oklahoma. Thisis ,League ActionIt The final decision on a con seven, then' Pinney wins the
the way many coaches and troversial 10th hole incident will
crown by one stroke, 318 to 319.
writers have picked them. Coin. was underdogs' day In the not be known for a few days yet, I The only other players in the

paratively weak schedules by TAS-O & R Bowling League last according. to pro Jack Harvey, in. .championship flight medal play,

Oklahoma and Maryland have Friday when a crew of lowly-rated to whose, lap fell the settlementof Ray Kennedy, defending champion

cost them top ratings in the Jax Machinists rose up to knock off controversy.. Harvey has and Red Everett were out

Air News' listings. Here is this ; ront-running:planning No. 2 while sent 'the incident to the United of the running. Kennedy garner

week's top 25: second-place Assembly was taking States Golfing Association (US- ed 332 while Everett dropped out

2.1. Notre Mlchlgai Dame State It on the chin from Masters & c a t1. GA) for>, a possible ruling of the after the second round after a

3. Oklahoma Foremen. play; in question. pair of 81's.
4. TCU
5. Maryland The 14th-placfl Machinists team wa .. IIERE IS THE nut which is Mike George won the first

7.6. Ohio UCLA State pulled what may rank a* the upsetof causing delay of the decision: flight championship by defeating
8. Texas A & M the season in the loop by taking M W Boucher (pronounced Boo- "
9. Michigan Charlie Fields, 2 up. George
10. Nary two out of three points from the shay) hit his drive on No. 10 dead downed Bob Bowling while

12.11.: Georgia Pittsburgh Tech leaders, leaving them with a 22-5 in front of a tree lying in the Fields defeated John Hoydic to

13. Iowa mark after nine matches. rough. The tree was blown_down
14. West Virginia enter the finals.,
15. Misilsslpui I Everett Brock I by the wind. Boucher played the
16.: Vanderbilt regained the Jesse ,Smith was the second
17. Arkansas lead for the loop's highest individ- I lie two ways. He free-lifted, dropped flight winner, one up over Jack
18. Auburn his shoulder
the ball
19. Wisconsin ual average with a mate of 181 i over Byars. Smith disposed of Joe
2r:'ennesaee 21 I and hit away to collect a four on
through 'games.Current
Perritt
21. Purdue while Byars beat Ray
'the hole. He also played the original
22. Texas .
standings: Grace in third round play.
23. Baylor ball it and he did
as lay as
24. Southern California Team Won Lost Pet Bill Harris copped the third

25.: Syracuse e Planning No. 2 22 5 .815 so he hit the stump and woundup flight with a 4 and 3 win over
9y> with the hole.
a seven on
Assembly 20 7 .741 Bill Hutchings. Harris downed
Wanted: One pistol team coach.
Three must be
questions answered
I Planning No. 1 18 9 .667
Tom Forrest, while Hutchings
The Waves at NATTCenter are i on whether Boucher getsa
Masters &
anxious to form a team and : eliminated Al Quagliano in preliminary
pistol'
Foremen 13 12 .556 four Qr a seven? 1. Is it an artificial action.

are looking around for someoneto Production obstruction?; 2. Is it ground .
show them how to hit the under repair? 3. Is It loose impe-
Planning 15 12 J 56 ;
bullseye. Here's a chance for
AN-P
NAWS To
Electric Shop 14 13 .519
some gunner's mate or aviation ,
Metals Division 14 13 .519 AO Rolls ToTenPin
ordnanceman. Contact Ltjg( )
Accessories 14 13 .519 Settle Issue
Mary Anderson, Extension 8388,
Supply 13 14 .481 LeadTopped
Building 500. Cowling Shop 13 14 .481 LEADING SCORER Tiny
S SC Ruth Bradshaw, photographer Of Links LeadThe
M/Sgt. Steve Mayer, former' Engineering 11 16 .407 airman of the NATTCenter by Howie Roland's 174

Jax Navy boxing coach, will Emergency photo lab, Is the leading scorer individual average, Aviation Or battle for the NATTCenter
Repair 11 16 .407 of the Crackerjax Wave All- dnanceman School rolled out in golfing crown was to be settled
leave for Jacksonville about November

Power Plant 11 16 ,407 Eastern Navy women's cham front Of the NATTCenter bowling this week with Naval Air Wea
26, from the West Coast. pions. In the first three games
Mayer has been in Korea with Machinists 10 17 .370 against southeastern service league by a wide margin as a pons System School and Airman

the First Marine Air Wing and I Metals No. 2 10 17 .370 clubs, she scored 51 points, an result of last week's games. Preparatory School as the two
Ground Check 6 21 ..222Crackerjax average of 17 per game. John Wylczynski of AGO survivors of the 13-team league
he also coached the team to the
School continues to hold high battling for the title.
Marine boxing title while stationed I
in the Far East. His wife, Rose, Off to PI to game with a 234 while Ed Clegg, The Misslemen and Preps were

is employed in the library at also of AGO, has high series with scheduled' a four-man match

NATTCenter. 585.Special this (Thursday-) afternoon in a

e Face Women MarinesA I Services boasts high cutthroat affair which should determine .

Matty Pope, AN, attached to I i team game with a 921 and high the champion.
series with 2408 and Airman
Fasron 9 at Cecil Field, who was I 12-player squad of Jax Wave Playing with the Missies are
includes rat Ashcraft, Ruth I Preparatiory School has high Bill Holden, Grady Gay, Ed Got-
being watched by a scout from a Crackerjax will leave Friday
Bradshaw and Betty Deno, for- team average with 792. tlieb and Joe Frenette while Edward
baseball club C.
major league was afternoon for Parris Island, S. ,
wards, with Joanie Johnson, Dave Frei of Personnel drop Lenaar, Atridge Moore,
recently offered a tryout with the fOr a two-game weekend series
Cleveland Indians. He will reportto with the Women Marines there. Gaye Cooper, and Ann Simmons ped to second place in individual George Wood, William Clark and

as guards. averages with 168, six points be- John Capizzi are with the Preps.
Daytona Beach, Fla. in JFeb- Coach Jim Black of the Crac-
In he has forwards hind Roland. Other results last week Tues
:
ruary when Cleveland's minor kerjax, whose team has a recordof reserve
league players begin their spring one win and two losses against Diane Fitzpatrick and Hanson, Other leaders: Daly, 163; Clegg, day SS 4, AGO-3 0; Supply 2,"

training. Southeastern U. S. women's Ser- and guards Sophie Sayatovich, 160; Greenwood, 160; Morris, 158; AGO-1 2; TraFac, AGO-2 2;

Pope, a snappy shortstop and vice teams, bolstered his group Nancy Gibbons, Sally Cornwell, Bottorff, 158; Williams, 158; Bur- NavAirWeaps 3, AO 1; AN-P 4,

and Jane Hessler. ner, Medical, 0; Admin., 4, AK, 0.
long ball hitter, is well known with the addition of Shirley Han- 157.NATTCenter

around Cecil Field and the Jack. son, a forward, who adds strengthto Last season the Crackerjax won Teams Bowling Teams W L

sonville area as an all-around his reserves. four( games of a home-home-and- W LAve. NavAirWeaps 30ft 9%
AO School 40 8 753
AN-P School 26 10
athlete. The probable opening lineup home series from the Parris
Island Women Marines.Haywood AN-P (1)) School 35 9 792 Supply 28% 15!%

The private was whistling hap- Personnel 34 14 732 Administration 27% 16%

Black Bass pily as he cleaned out the carrier NavAirWeaps 24 24 692 AO School _:---- 21 15

. pigeon cages. Disbursing 22 22 686 AE School 24 20

Fish Contest "Well," said a passing officer, Tops Spec. Services __ 21 23 691 AGO-1 School 20 20

"that's the first time we've ever Malnside ScorersVC62's AGO (1))- School 22 26 628 Medical-Dental 20 20

had anyone happy on that job. AK: School 19 25 677 Special Services 19 25

Ends For 55The "Yes, sir," said the private, signal-calling star, AN-P ((2)) School 17 27 667 TraFacilities 15% 14%

"you see,before I was transferredhere John Haywood, won the Main. TabMachUnit 13 31 636 AGO-2 School 12% 23%
Station Black Bass Fish- AGO ((2)) School 13 31 608 AK
I was in the cavalry. side Football League scoring School 13 31
ing Contest, which is closed now AE School 12 32 700 AGO-3
title, it was announced this School 2% 33%
for 1955 competition has been prize in the men's division witha week by Special Services.

declared a success by the contest 7 pound, 11 ouncer caught at The
CompRon
quarterback
,
committee. Lake George. He wins a Coleman who led his team all the way Unit Representatives 'Plan For
Contestants entered this year stove.
to the ,station championshiptallied

doubled the committee.that of 1954 A ,grand accordingto totalof Dorothy Whiddon. S *, wife of Dan- conversions 15 touchdowns for a total and of four 94 Trophy Chase In Center Cage Play

123 entries were submitted, 29 iel Whiddon, O&R employee, wona
points, 12.more than FAWll'sBob New rules and regulations governing the
Captain
Henry
of these winning worthwhile
Coleman stove for the best
Kral who racked up 82 DeLong athletic trophy for the 1956
prizes for their black c bass catch in the women's division.She season were discussed and
catches. points on 13 T.D.'s and four forwarded to the Special Services officer this week at a meeting
12
snared
a pound,
t e extra points. of sports representatives from nine activities and schools at
ounce bass at Lake Delancey.
Next in order of most-points- NATTCenter.Most .
The committee has expressed Child's prize, a reel, was won
scored John
were Wagoner of of the suggested
changes
concerned
thanks and appreciation for the by Donald Greatrex, son of Don the awarding of
VC-62 78 John
Drenth
; of points for the trophy and'eligibilty requirements.
excellent cooperation given and ald Greatrex O&R. He
won a
6 64 and
Fasron ; Homer Basketball which
starts
Monday Nov. 23
is looking forward to a bigger reel for his two- pound, 8 ounce opens competitionof
of VAII-1
Rouse 53 points. next season's
points, while which
bowling
ends
and better year during 1956. bass caught at Lake Santa Fe. Dec. 15, com-
All figures are for regular pletes the points for 1955. '
In the closing month of Robert Roberts of O&R
compe- was
season play and do not include Naval Air
Weapons System School is now in.the lead for
tetion, L. F. Royal, of Overhaul the lucky recipient of the entry
playoff this
games. year's award.Page'Six .
4r. & Repair department, copped top prize for October.

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17 JAX AIR NEWS Pago Seven! t


Nartu, VAH1Waxing Team FightIn Fliers Cage t 1\


Hot 4ja

;,.;1 Amer.Nat'lAlley Slate Awaits
1i J
Links i
In Play
t ActionThe
S 1M Res II Its I
Only two matches were playedIn
Mainside Bowling League Jacksonville Navy Fliers
Mainside Intramural Golf
the 1 went into its final phase this will not field a station bas-
League this week but one of the l week with the races in both lea- ketball team on an extended

pair was probably the most im- ,d'j gues going right down to the schedule basis this season,

portant single match of the teaion. wire. but will have a represen-

6 : :! The battle in the American tative in' Naval District

In that one, the loop's two top :'! League ended early this week playoffs composed of out-

title contenders NARTU and with Fasron 6 and VAH-l's Hus- standing players from the
Jt ;. kies coming from behind Com- intramural leagues At Main-
V AU-1-battled to a 3-3 tie, leav- .tj
ing them in their respective: positions FairJax to wind up in a first- side and NATTCenter, it
of first and second. I place deadlock with identical 23.9 has been announced.

records. 1 At the close of the intra-
NARTU still holds a one game I
edge over the Attackers, leavingthe The championship will be de- mural season a number of

championship picture in a cided this evening in a special players will be molded intoa

muddle until each club completesits roll-off match between the two Jax Navy cage team and

final two scheduled matches. clubs, with the winner meetingthe will play a curtailed sche-
National League titlist late dule including several col-
Gordon Lee's "scratch" score of next week for the interleaguecrown. lege squads before moving

42 led both teams; Lee won.his into the Navy district and '

match from NARTlTs Jim Ellis regional tourneys.
NARTU STILL held the Na-
and picked up a valuable point.
tional League lead at Jax Air
John Dow and Jesse Bush also
won matches for VAH-1 while News press time, but runner-up V Gains
-
Communications still i had a
Jack Piva, Steve Blitz and Dan
chance to throw that loop into a
Home all tallied for the Weekend
Warriors. post-season title playoff provid- On VC-62 In

ing they could blank Personnelin
In the circuit's only other action their final sctto.

during the period, ComFairJax Volleyball
READY FOR RING WARS One of the promising prospectsof NARTU has a 28-4 record,
knocked off Fasron 6 414.1% with Jax Navy's 1955 boxing squad is 18-year-old Marine Willard Communicators, 24-4, and a shut- VAIM chopped three full
George Johnson firing a low of 46 Moore of Airman Preparatory School. Although new to the ring out win would leave them squar- games off VC-62's Mainside
to lead the winners.As game high hopes are held for the five-foot, 10-inch middleweight, lead this week and be-
who hails from Detroit, Mich. ed away with 28 wins apiece. League
of Tuesday (A.M.), Nov. 15, Third place Electronics prevented came a serious threat to the loop
the standings look like this: first-placers who were idle dur-
NARTU from staking sole
Team Won Lost Pet. 15 Teams Open Action In claim to first-place honors Mon- ing the period.As .
I
NARTU37 17 .685 day night by downing the War- of Monday the Attackerswere

VAII-1 (VP-3) 36 18 .667 riors 3-1.Other action that night only % game out of first .

Administration 28% 19% .594 Mainside Hardwood LoopTeams saw O & R forfeit to Supply 4-0 place, and it now appears that .
Fasron 109 28 tf 19% .594 and the Pill Rollers and Medics the title picture may not definitely -

Hospital 28 20' .583 split 22.PALMER. clear before the big clash be-
Operations 30% 23% .565 representing 15 NAS and fleet activities begin tween these two next week.
week in the 1955-56 Mainside Intramural Basketball STARNES of Fasron
VC-62 32% 27% ..542PAW11 play this There is a of three
gap games
6 set a new three-game series
27& 26% .509 League with VC-62 being touted as a slight pre-season fa- cord re- between the two leaders and the
last week in a match with
Supply 20% 21% .488 vorite for the title.
the VP-3 Bombers, rolling a sizzling rest of the league, with Fasron
ComFairJax 24 30 .444 The loop wasted no time in the heels of the IM touch footballs 570 which included a highof 6, and NARTU rounding out the
Fasron 8 19% 34% .361 I into action as the 120-
getting ason which closed Tuesday, 211 in his final game of the first division with 6-4 and 5-5
FAWTU 6% 60% .083 game schedule opened right on evening. evening. records respectively.

Communications and VAH-1 Fasron 6 also became the third Except for V AU-I'. big gain on

Pigskin Prognosticators opened the slate at the Mainsidegym team this year to roll over the VC-62 there were no major developments -

Wednesday afternoon at 2400-pins mark, hitting 2471 in the in the circuit during

1600 with VW-4 taking on O & R same match with the Bombers. the week and no changes in the i

Peering ProdigiouslyThe in the opener of the evening Other scores for the week Included standings.

Fearless Three ended all even this past Saturday, with twin-bill at 1800 and Operations : Fasron Six, 4, VP-3 Bombers VAH-l's victories came at the !

each picking 11 winners on the 20-game card. meeting VC-62 in the aftermath. 0; FAW-11 Gold Grifs, 3, expense of Fasron 6 and NARTU I

Joe Garzilll, YN2, held his one game lead over Marion Cracraft, .Tonight's schedule finds Fas- NAMTD, 1; Special Services, 4, on respective scores of 15-13, 15-
remained five behind Garzilli Personnel at 1600 O & R, 0; Communications, 4, 13 and 15-6, 15-3 and on an 11-0,
J02, and Nancy Ward, JOSN, games ron 109 vs. ,
11-0 forfeit from FAW-11. Fas- 1
with 33 correct choices out of 66 contests, for an even .500 percentage. VA-175 vs. Fasron 6 at 1800 and Hospital, 0; VP-3 Huskies, 4, FA-
FAETU vs. FAW-11 at 2000. ETU, 0 (forfeit); NAMTD, 3, FA- ron 6 managed to break even for
W-11 Griffons 1 VC-62 3 VP-3 the period with an 11-0, .15-4, win
Garzilli now has 38 out of 66 and Cracraft 37-66 for respective ; ,
enteredin
16 teams FAETU.
Actually are over
Bombers
marks of .576 and .561 with only three weeks remaining in the ,
the league but the last entry 1.STANDINGS Other scores for the week Included -

grid season. VP-16, will not enter play until two more FAW-11 forfeitsto
not too good collectively, the NATIQNAL LEAGUE
While their prognostications were
January when the squadron Fasron 109 and FAETU by 11-
Jax Air News' pickers fared much better individually, unanimously Teams W L Pet
comes aboard NAS Jax for duty. 0, 11-0 counts. -
missing on only six out of the week 20 tilts, with minor upsets NARTU 28 4 .875 Standings as of Monday (A. .
All teams will operate in a Communications 24 4 .857
accounting for five of the six losers.
M.
) Nov. 14
are:
Thumbing their noses at such teams as Florida, Wisconsin and single division with the title and Electronics 21 7 .750 Teams W L Pet.

Missouri all of whom "goofed" last week the trio tries again runner-up clubs receiving tro- Personnel 15 13 .536 VC-C2 9 0 1.000.
phies in addition to Ironman Supply __.__ 17 15 .531
this Saturday, Nov. 19, with such gems as: AU-1 9
(VP-3) 1 .900
Arkansas LSU Tennessee vs. Kentucky Trophy points. Although the Medics ____.._ 14 14 .500 .
vs. Fasron a G 4 .600 _
Clemson vs. Auburn Ohio State vs. Michigan league is beginning this year the Pill Rollers 12 16 .429 NARTU
5 5 .500
SMU Wisconsin vs. Minnesota Trophy points will be awardedfor Special Services 11 17 .393
vs. Baylor O&R 4 5 .445
COP vs. Texas Tech 1956 Ironman competition. Hospital 6 26 .188
California vs. Stanford AETU
Pittsburgh vs. Penn State < O & R -_._.,.._..._ 0 32 .000 3 7 .300
Detroit vs. Tulsa Fasron 109 2 6 .250
Florida vs. Vanderbilt.Rice vs. TCU Everett AMERICAN LEAGUE FAW-l1 O. 14 .000 ''
Harvard vs Yale USC vs. UCLA Pinney VP-3 Huskies 23 9 .719 \
West Va. Fasron 6 23 9 .719
vs.
Syracuse
Purdue Indiana
vs.
Iowa vs. Notre Dame Dartmouth vs. Princeton Cop Blind BogeysStation I ComFairJax 22 10 .688 Rhymes of thoTimes
VC-62 __
Missouri Kansas Illinois vs. Northwestern 17 11 .607
vs. '
CRACRAFT WAnD golfers took advantageof FAW-Gold Grifs 17 15 .531 A FIRE-FOOL.
GARZILLI SMOKED I INJ BED
LSU Arkansas LSU the 3-day holiday last week- VP-3 Bombers 14 18 .438 OW >r'RE-FOOL I

Auburn Auburn Auburn end to participate in two Blind NAMTD 14 18 .438 IS D EAD

SMU Daylor Baylor Bogey tournaments on the local FAW-11 Griffons- 22 .214 ,

Stanford Stanford Stanford course. FAETU __ 4 28 .125

Tulsa Tulsa DetroitFlorida Friday's Armistice Day event

Vanderbilt Vanderbilt was won by Red Everett who

Yale Yale Yale ended up with a 75 after picking a I Meyer Leaves lax SceneNAS I i

Purdue Purdue Purdue six handicap to go with his 81.

Notre Dam Notre Dame Notre Dame Others qualifying; for the draw- Jax says goodbye this Hams of Jacksonville to win

Missouri Missouri Kansas Ing were Charles, Boucher, 77; Rod week to Comdr. Frank Heyer the All-Jax Mixed Two ,Ball

Kentucky Tennessee Tennessee Pinney, 78; Ray Kennedy, 78; and who leaves for duty at NAS Tourney.
Michigan Ohio State Michigan Pete Gushanas, 87. Corpus Christi. Heyer closed out his golfing
Wisconsin Wisconsin Wisconsin The FA W-II sportsman has career here Sunday by shoot-
C.O.P. Texas Tech C. O. P. Pinney came back the next dayto been an outstanding figure in ing a blazing four-under-par

Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Pittsburgh win the Saturday Bogey, finish- base golfing circles for the 68 to lead the NAS Jax links

T. C. U. T. C. U. T. C. U. ing with the lucky 73 after shoot- past several years and recently team to victory over San Jose

UCLA UCLA UCLA ing 78 with a handicap of five added new laurels to his Country Club in a Jackson

West Va. West Va. West Va. strokes. He won the three-way local links fame by teaming ville Amateur Golf Association
from Ken Dunlevy and
Princeton Princeton Princeton drawing with Mrs. Frances Owen Wil- match.
Illinois John Brown who also shot 73',..
Illinois Illinois
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L: ;,:, ; SAFETYBox. Certificates Go


). } Score To 30 Gray

t 1
i Disabling Injuries Through .i

: : :' Tuesday, Nov 15 Lady Graduates"In
) '. 2
This Month
as much as you have doneit

: This Year 20 unto the least of these, so have ,, a r
Days Since Last you done it unto Me." \cckp

) J Lost-Time Accident 8 Quoting from the Bible In reference ?

to the work performed b>r
t L'
Gray Ladies, American, Red

&m.imJI. Cross, as they go from ward to _

ward, and patient to patient, in
I the understaffed' hospitals of the
FOR RENT nation, Chaplain W. A. Swets
3 rm. furn. apt. 4502 Irvington delivered the invocation at the

I : Ave. EV 8-6768. Mrs.', Carney. graduation of 30 gray uniformed
10 unfurn. hse. rms. or apts.
rm. women who will serve at Naval t'
Reas. EV 91417. Duchesny Hospital Jacksonville.

5 rm. furn. bungalow. $65. Ortega Most of them are wives of mil-

2915, Doric Ave. EV 9- itary personnel aboard the Sta- ? s kw

5224. Harris. tion. They received their certificates

6 rm. furn. bungalow, $100: 2919 from Capt. Benjamin N. _ a/
Doric Ave. EV 95224. Harris Ahl, commanding officer, of the .

2 rm. furn. apt. 2967 Selma St. Hospital, in a ceremony reflecting F, k

I EV 96480. 'Neil. sacrament and dedication held

3 rm. unfurn. apt. $60. 4220 Wood in the hospital chapel last Wed-

mere. EX 8-7690'.' Mrs. Davalt nesday. Commending them for '

3 rm. gar. furn. apt 2636 MyraSt. their achievement, and remarkingthat GRAY LADIES-All dressed up and ready to work Is this new class of Gray Lady graduates
EV 72763. Murphy. there had been no "attrition"in who were awarded certificates last Wednesday at the Naval Hospital. Front row (left to right) are
2 bdrm. turn apt, 3719 Mayflower. the class Capt. Ahl said that Mrs. Freda Cummins, Mrs Edward Robinson, Mrs. Barbara Barker, Mrs. Frances Orr, Mrs. Bette
EV 97204. Cloud. Moore, Mrs. Anne Burkhead and Mrs. John Hoch Jr. Second row (left to right) Mrs..Carol Blood,
.
the 25 classes that had been grad- Mrs. Clemle Ignaszewskl, Mrs. Patricia Weaver, Mrs. Nancy Smith, }J\frs. Sarah Harvey, Mrs Margaret
3 rm. gar.. furn.n apt. $60. 2963 uated from the Hospital had performed Buzzell, Mrs. Elizabeth Jones and Mrs. R. N. Miller Third row (left to right) Mrs Margaret
Selma St. EV 9-0257.. Bright and were performing an Greaney, Mrs. Jean Wootton, Mrs. Erna Scott,' Mrs. Delores Hanecak, Mrs. Cathryn Botthof, Mrs
(after 1300)). invaluable service that was very Dorothy Ettinger, Mrs. Corrine Aston, Mrs. Jene Childers, ,and airs. Carol Warren. .

4 rm. unfurn. apt. Ortega, 2902 much appreciated by all con- I II
Cherokee 'Ave. EV 9-5326.. I VC-62 V VA-104
cerned. VF.172" A-176, Report Story Hours ArrangedFor

Whittington. FOLLOWING the presentationof
Rm. in home. Civilian lady. 4229 certificates, Mrs. F. J, O'Connor ThanksgivingAll
McGirts Blvd. EV 9-6142 ((0830- children and their parentsare
chairman of Gray Ladies, Scouting SquadronsVO.62
0930)). Simpson. Duval County Chapter, ARC, invited to a Thanksgiving
3 rm. furn. apt. 1242 Ingleside. outlined the duties performed in story hour on November 18 at
Roberson. 1630 at NATTCcnter Library
EV 92295. ,
civilian hospitals and invited the who will be advanced in rate
men
I 2165 River Blvd. Comdr. Martin P. MacNair Building 563.
3 rm. gar apt. in this prospective -
graduates to participate to third class this week: W. Man-
$75. EV 83891. Coleman. commanding officer fpr
work in addition to their dutiesat
olovlch AD3 W. M. Pruett AE3
2 bdrm. turn house. $90. 1256 visit VC-62, has reported aboard to look ; ; raider' and has since commissioning -
the Naval Hospital or to ;
E. D. Bowser, AK3; F. E. Wesley,
Woodruff. EV 8-4814. Sodyl. the Comdr. Mac
over squadron. flown better than' 2,000 hours
Jacksonville Red Gross at
the any AM3 H. L. Gee A03 F. Lucero
: ,. ; ,
3 bdrm. C. B. hse. Lake Shore. time. Nair will relieve Comdr. W Donald and has, for Individual months, almost
A03 L. H Naylor, A03, and N.
EV 94640. Dollar. Dietz on November 29. doubled the flight hours of
The graduation was presidedover I McColl.
2 bdrm. unfurn. apt. 2580 Riverside I Last week the squadron saw" anew the previous months. In the brief
by Mrs. Wilma Johnson These will be
men presented) certificates -
Ave. Apply Apt. 2. Cow- twist on 'Ouster's Last time VA-176 has been commissioned
chairman of the NAS Gray La- of advancement by
art.. dies. The graduates were: .Mrs. Stand.:; vLMJg( ) George Ouster, Comdr R. M. McConnell, commanding it has become a highly spirited,
FOR SALE who for a long, long time made a lard charging organization well
Megan Andrews, Mrs. Corrine officer of VA-172, at an
27' Zimmer hse trailer. $800 on B. Barker valiant stand to retain his statusof qualified to take its place as a
Aston; Mrs. Barbara ; inspection to be held tomorrow
terms. Lot #Y88, Air Base Trailer Mrs. Phyllis A. Blessinger; Mrs. bachelorhood, finally relinquished I morning.The member of the fleet.

Park. Ext. 8447. Anderson. Carol R. Blood; Mrs. Cathryn to the former Fay Willey i "Blue Bolts" welcome aboard The Maintenance and Supply departments .

2 bdrm. hse. Venetia Terrace. Botthof; Mrs. Anne R. BurkheadjMrs. on the evening November 10. I Ltjg( ) Hugh J. Campbell Jr., who have performed minor

6331 Commodore Dr. Heilman. Margaret Buzzell; Mrs. Mary LtJg( ) Ouster's change of living reported to the squadron this week miracles of aircraft availability

3 bdrm. hse. Gar. EV 8-1091. Les- Cain; Mrs. Jene B. Childers; Mrs. made it that 92 'per cent of the from NAAS, Chase Field. The and logistics. The pilots of VA-176

ter. Freda W Cunqmins; Mrs. Dorothy quadron's officers are now mar squadron also extends a hearty have In addition to flying an aver-

1951 Boles Aero 16' trailer. $1050. ; H Ettinger; Mrs. Margaret ried.Word welcome! to the following new men age of 40 Hours per month have

Lot 65, Azalea Court. Greaney; Mrs. Delores J. Hane- was received last week who recently reported for duty: been busy with the mountains of

3 bdrm. C. B. hse. avail. Jan. 1. cak; Mrs. Sarah Harvey that Ltjg) James It. Parce, has IL S. Wilkins, AD1; W. D. paper work required to organizethe

6035 Cedar Hills Blvd. Riven- MRS. JOHN E. Hoch Jr.; Mrs. been promoted to the rank of full Sprague, AD3; and N. R. Mc- squadron and keep It operate

burg. Clemie Ignaszewski Mrs. Eliza- ieutenant. Geachy, ADAN.Lt. .
;
3 bdrm. hse. 4542 Blount Ave; Reporting aboard: last week ing.At
Paul C. Creteau the
beth B. Miller; Mrs. Elizabeth E. departed the open house, visitors will
622 or 203. Lcrd. Arnold. were: Clifford Long, AD2, from week"after
Miller; Mrs. Bette P. Moore; Mrs. squadron this nearly be! able to see, at close hand, the
1952 3( American hse trailer. Frances P. Orr;; Mrs. Edward H. NAAS, Corry Field, Pensacola; three years of service as a mem- aircraft and equipment employedby
$2500. Azalea Trailer Pk. 6301 Robinson; Mrs. Erna M. Scott; William Kelley, AMAN, from Fas- ber of the Blue Bolts. Lt. Creteau VA-176.

Roosevelt, lot 49. Ext. 423. Mrs. Nancy W. Smith; Mrs. VersyG. ron 107, Keflavik, Iceland; Carlton leaves for the Naval Reserve Air- .

Sides. Smith; Mrs. Carol Warren; Johnson) AMI, from NAD, Jack craft Plant, Detroit, Mich., wherehe VA-104
2 bdrm. 33' trailer. Cash or terms Bernard Wahden IIM2
sonville; will his duties
assume new as
Mrs. Patricia B. Weaver; and Mrs. VA-104 JUST returned from a
Lot 84, Azalea Trailer Park from TJSS Minotaur (ARL-15))
Jean L. Wooton. Mrs. Donald ; Bureau of Aeronautics Represen very successful'' shore ? cruise
Loftus. and Hassel White PIICA from
,
Judd; Mrs. John Patterson and tative. aboard the USS Leyte (CVS 32).
For Sale or Trade. Equity in 2 NATTU Pensacola.
Mrs. W. S. Crawbuck were The squadron wishes to congrat- The Leyte, with VA-104 embarked,
bdrm. hse. for late model hse There also three transfers
were ,
ulate David 11.
Ltjg) Wright on
awarded chevrons denoting four participated in the extensive Lant-
trailer. Inquire at 8649 Nor- Richard Myers, AT2, to NATTU,
his recent to lieutenant
years of service of more than. 100 promotion phipex 1-55 In the New River,
mandy Blvd. Cecil Field Ext El Centro, Calif.; Richard Busker, junior grade.
hours each. : North Carolina area. Pre D-Day
210. Gilson. AM2, to NATT Center Memphis,
The Blue Bolts basketball team, interdiction strikes were flown by
....
MISCELLANEOUSDesire 431. Ey 8-0926. Louise Bell. Tenn.; and Oliver Mcjtae,YNC, to winner of the championship aboard the squadrons 18 pilots and 14 aircraft -

2 riders from Post and Wanted to swap duty with an ComNavFor, Heidelberg, Germany the USS Coral Sea in September, in a highly successful man

Lake Shore area ((0730.1600)). Aviation Mechanic Chief stationed Two'reenlistments were is looking! forward with confidenceto ner. Dawn to dusk operations commenced '
Ext. 724 or 431. EV 75048. in Jacksonville area for also on the board-Arthus Sinsel, the coming intramural season. on D-Day and continued
Blackburn. ADI, for six and John Scott, i.
Sherman Field, Pensacola. If years Returning members of that for 4% days with VA-104 flying
Driving to Norfolk, Va., Sunday, interested write John' J. Walsh, ADC,. for four years. Two others championship squad include: Lt close air support hops in additionto

Nov. 20. Wanted 2 riders. Navy AMC, A. T. U. 206, Sherman were released to Inactive duty: (Jg) R E. Woodbury, E. K. Som-- Tactical Air Coordinator and

Couple or women. Ext.. 724 or Field, NAS Pensacola, Fla. Jack P. Mauldin, AE3, and LeRoyF. bo, AN; T. S. Nofs, YN3; G. E. Tactical Air Observer hops.

Garcia, AN. Beaver, A03; K. ;M. Kranefuss,
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AM3; C. Renfro, AT3; C. D. Wood-

Send the JAY AIR NEWS Home PLACE VA-172 ard, AD3; and E. F. Faudree, 'ADS. AnnounceContinued
TilE SQUADRON extends its *
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Fold and Fasten congratulations to following VA-176

HERE ATTACK{ SQUADRON 176,basedat Sections Two and Four start at
F A FP 0001 on December 26 and comes
NAS Cecil Field, held person
From N ARN to an end at 0715 January 3, 1956.
nel and
Inspection house
w r L open
3UGI H3H QUQMUBun Saturday, November 19. All personnel not taking leave are

/ 'Caaa sama Attack Squadron 176 was com required to make morning musters
TA R E DU and be available for duties.
missioned on June 1 of this year
TO APL 5 EE and Is presently training for a 'NATTCenter students required

PTE maniaafin cruise with the other component for duty work may be granted

Y squadrons of Air Task Group 202. special liberty after morning quar-
5 T 1 VA-176 is commanded by Comdr. ters.
R T A N
\ : I Q.T P James ;M. O'Brien, and Exec is Holiday leave schedules for
Eugene F. Ternasky. other commands are not available

I (Answer to Page Two Puzzle) VA-176 files the AD-6 "Sky at this time.

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