Jax air news
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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: February 2, 1956
Frequency: weekly
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 )
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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Skywarrior Scoots From L. A:. 5

To Jax In 3 Hours, 29 MinutesA

Navy jet pilot scurried across country Sunday from '

Los Angeles Calif., to Jacksonville, a distance of 1,925 nau ':
tical miles, f in 3 hours and 29 minutes in what is" believed 1

to be an unofficial record for that distance. J\

Flying the Navy's new 70,000 The trio took off from Los Angeles *
pound Douglas A3D Skywarrior,
International 0945
airport at ,
and most carrier
largest powerful
Pacific time (1245 EST), and
jet bomber, pilot Comdr. Clarence "
zoomed over Jax Imeson Airport
Frossard of St. Joseph, Mo. flew
at 1613 EST. All three men are
,non-stop at 40,000 feet, averaging
attached to Service Test Divisionat
552 miles per hour. !
NAS Patuxent.


NONSTOP SKYWARRIOR Navy's newest attack bomber, the twin-enrined Sky Frossard, on what was a routine an official cross-country record
warrior, takes a little time out here at NAS Jax following her l,9:5mllenonstop flightMD flight to Patuxent River, Md., flight from Los 'Angeles to New
from Los Angeles to Jax in three hours and 29 minutes. Piloted by Comflr. Clarence Frossard, the were Lt. Harry Quinn, Albany, York which stands at 3 hours and
I jet bomber averaged 552 miles per hour during her trip. Loaded with great striking power, in addi N. Y., co-pilot and Raymond Ba 48 minutes. However, the distance '
lion to speed, this same type of bomber will soon be assigned to Heavy Attack Squadron One ,
(VAII-1)), based at NAS Jax. ker, ADI, plane captain. to N. Y., is approximately 203(
miles further than Jacksonville.The .

-- Skyraider crew said they

EM ReadyFor ; found altitudes dust storms whirling at .
exceeding 35,000 feet

over parts of Texas and that more

Coming .J X blackened than half with of the clouds.country was.

The Skywarrior is, capable of

carrying an A-Bomb and has suf.

:PO ExamsIt's ficlent range }fo span the U. S.

-- and return: A twin jet attack

that time of the year bomber, it is supposed to be the

igain for thousands of enlisted VOL-13_ No. 43_ U. S. N. A. S. _Jacksonville, Fla 2 February_4956 fastest over longest distance with
greater load than any other
personnel who aspire to Know Your :aw raM'yew.. : : known plane of its weight and

promotions to petty officer class. It 'will be assigned later to

ratings with the CPO examson F2 a af Heavy Attack Squadron 0 n e .
February 7 as the first in a Rights On p here.StudentsloTour.

series of four to be given this 7tIrii. .

month. Auto Tags f

Hundreds of first class petty '.
officers who hope to become chief Personnel concerned about purchasing 4+
petty officers'will take' their 'ex.ams .' new Florida license'platesare Facilities During.

next Tuesday at 0800. Fleet reminded of the protection

wide exams for petty officer third afforded them under the Soldiers DCT

.class are scheduled for February and Sailors Civil' Relief Act, propviding : MeetingSome

14; second class, February 21; they meet certain require
265 junior and senior high
and first class, February 28. ments.If y K > ,
school students of Duval
Information and Education Of. you are in the state of Flo L .
Fernandina Beach, who
fice at NAS Jax reports some 90 rida solely by virtue of military are
enrolled in the Diversified Cooperative
NAS personnel vying for the orders: ; if you are a legal residentof *

,"cap." NATTCenter reports 220, a state, territory or political Training program, will
hold their annual conference and
.while other commands offer no subdivision other than the state
election of officers Friday, Feb.
breakdown in figures. of Florida if have valid
; you
3, at the Naval Air Statio'n.The .

First class POs from NAS Jax,, license plates on your auto for """'. '-w ._..... .... ._.-.......... ... ,..._....._-_n--.... _.....nrmwAi'.MS..iOae.n....._ students will assemble for
Fleet Air Jacksonville, Fleet Air the' stat of your legal residence;
"ACTION, CAMERA commercial movie crew and a crew the all-day gathering at 0900 in
if the is In
Wing Eleven, and other fleet registered your from Center is location the Station
the Navy Photographic at Washington on Theatre, Building 612, .
units will muster at 0800 at Main. name alone; if you are not cl im-
here this week shooting a movie on the operation of the F9F8 where, they will be greeted by .
side Mess\ Hall for their exams. ing homestead exemption in the Cougar Jet. The film, to be used as a training movie for Coruar Comdr. John N.
NATTCenter personnel vying for state of Florida then the state Jets, is being produced under the technical direction of Fighter Myers, executive
of Florida Squadron 43. Left to right are: Edwin Searth, electrician: Pierre officer of the station.
cannot legally require
CPO rate Tuesday will musterat Mols Douglas Wandrei, and Lt. Ken
photographer} ; cameraman; Greetings also will be extendedby
Building 564. you to purchase a Florida license Colman, producer from NPC. In the cockpit is Ltjg( ) Peter Conradof
Mrs. Iva
All exams are made up by the plate. VF-43, technical advisor, who also did the flying sequences.. tendent of public T. Sprinkle instruction superin in
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Examining Center at Great The protection still holds despite
Duval County Sam I. Smith
Lakes, 111., and sent to respective the fact that personnel may of ; ,
Defense Seeks Dupont High School
commands as ordered. Following have children enrolled in Florida Hospital and Claude Ridley, Coordinator

completion of the'tests, the answer schools or the wife is using the for Diversified Cooperative Train
sheet is mailed back .to car to drive to and from a placeof
ing, Florida State University.
Great Lakes for grading. employment in the city of InsuranceForDependents ",
Jacksonville.If Following the morning business
personnel meet these require- session, the conference will adjourn .
257 Ensigns ments and Florida officials insist A House Armed Services sub-committee is being urged by for lunch and a Navy va

that they purchase Florida tags, Defense Department officials to support some kind of medical care riety show at the Officers' Club.
for dependents.A The afternoon will be devoted ')
they can contact their legal officer
Get Diplomas for advice. bill sponsored by the Defense a month. Parents and stepparents special tours of Naval activities
Department provides two options relating to the of
types training
protection from chronic
At AGO SchoolQne for dependent care, one at mili engaged in by' the various stu
diseases, would both be providedat
AssistantSecNav .. tary facilities and the other fora dents.
extra cost.Indications. ..
of the largest classes of
group medical insurance{ plan In of students will
bill groups ,,10,
are, that the
Junior Naval Officers in recent
under which the serviceman
Pratt be provided opportunity to see
will be considerably revised before

at Aviation Ground
years \
of the
would pay 30 percent pre-
work in at the Supply
being approved, and thereis
School was graduated this noon
miums Taut not more than $3 a
Department Overhaul and
Visits a possibility that the com Repair
at the Naval Air Technical Train Today ,,
Department, the Information and
ing.Center in ceremonies at King mlttee might vote to give servicemen '
More than 30 top naval officials the Insurance scot.free. Education Office, and the Naval

lIaU.Unique in the class was the from the Jacksonvillearea Defense officials testified ur 1.VA44CIiejCited.
performance of the basketball are assembling at NAS gently for the insurance plan,'

team, winner of the NATTCenter Jacksonville today for discus. playing heavily on the idea that

intramural championship, and sions with the Honorable Albert better medical care for dependents .

which brought the first NATT- Pratt, Assistant Secre.. was an important morale
tary of factor. Secretary of Defense Wil As OutstandingFollowing
Center title to AGO School since Navy (Personnel).
The Assistant Secretary is son said that the bill "should do 1
it was commissioned four yearsago an impressive
scheduled to meet with Rear much to raise our enlistment rates change'-of-command last Fri-
Adm. Delbert S. Cornwell Commander and reduce the turn-
expensive Frederick A. Kaufman
I A total of 257 Ensigns received t3A day, ,
Fleet Air Jacksonvilleand over of trained personnel now acI chief aviation
diplomas from Comdr. Dwight F. mate,
commanding officers of NAS curring.1 He added that
only received official commend-
Asmus, the school's Training of I an
ficer. Jacksonville; NAS Cecil Field; about 60 per cent of military de ation from Comdr. Claude A.

The next class will'convene February NAS Glynco, Ga.; NAAS May- pendents now get"medical care. Crow, VA-44 skipper, for his .
13 with approximately 60 I, port; NAAS Sanford; Naval Sta Many problems were outlined at outstanding performance of
tion Green Cove the hearing with Vice Adm.
junior officers in attendance. I Springs; along duty as maintenance chief..
with air group commanders and F'LION James Holloway, Chief of Naval Chief Kaufman has also been

skippers of various fighter, attack, .,Personnel, favoring the insurance selected by his shipmates as
WEATHER OUTLOOK patrol, composite, fasron squadrons \ plan whereby servicemen will pay the most outstanding enlistedman "

Friday Mild temperatureswith and other key personnel -, .. '... -... part of the cost. It was thoughtthat of 1955 in VA-44. He en-

continued rain. Mr. Pratt will tour various ALBERT PRATT the sub-committee might re tered the Navy in April 1940
Station facilities Assistant Secretary of Navy write the entire bill if
Continued mild
Saturday preceding the necessaryto and ,
reported to VA-44
I (Personnel) confers with local (for-
with showers. personnel conference and Is officials todar'on personnel get the best measure possible merly VF-44)) in July 1954. "
Sunday Fair and cooler. (Pease Turn to Page S, Col. 2)) problems. *** servicemen.

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I Paso Two JAX AIR NEWS February 1956


VW-4, VP-18, VA-172, VA-45 Report

.J11K I S.. Scouting Jacksonville Area Squadrons I

Pnbllthtd every Thursday tor Nary and Marine activities at Naval Air I -
Station. Jacksonville, Ma
KAS. Jsk.*iTlU, VW-4 taken a large proportion of in January. Russell Magoon, AD2
CapL William S. Harris ,
Commanding Officer Comdr. Edward L. Foster, com-
transferred to
I was
Comdr. John N. Myers -. Executive: Officer the daily flight schedule. After Darin
fleet Air .lMb..11D. manding officer, and Comdr. H. the long dreary hours in patrolsout Field, Foley, Ala.; Claude Renfro
Rear Adm. Dclbert S. CoroweU Commander ,
D. Allen commanding -
Ca.pl; tUcbard U Greene Chlel of Stall of Iceland, these hops are a Jr., AT3, and John Timmer, AT2
CTe t Air WI.c Elcvea officer of VW-4, attended the left for the Separation Center:
Capt. Bowen F. McU04_ Commander welcome change. ;
Comdr. Richard Davis ..-,...CUd Staff OlflcerVavaJ annual interdepartmental Hurricane This week many of our ship- Thomas Nofs, YN3, leading scorerof
Naval Air Technical training Center Warning Conference held in the squadron basketball
Capt. Henry C. Dt"1.an v Commandlnc Officer Miami last week. mates are leaving the squadronfor team
Comdr. Edward: W. was transferred to
: Bahop CxecuUve Officer civilian life as well as for ComCarDiv*
BMpltal Other officers who attended the Six; Warren Stover Jr., AD2
Capt Benjamin' N. AMCapU Commanding Officer other assignments. To the new ,
U A, NewLolt Executive Officer conference, along with Air Force, "Welcon.e aboard; for Fasron Six; James Caldwell
3AKTU Navy, CAA. and U. S. Weather men we say ; AMI, was transferred NAS
CR t. Wilson R. Bartlett Commanding Officer to those who are leaving, those to
Comdr. Laurence h. SteU.eDbaceJI Executive Officer Bureau personnel, were Lt. Al- Corpus Christi; Fermin Trujillo
known for
whom we have a cou ,
fred N. Fowler, aerology officer, ATI, ,departed the squadron
The JAX ATR NEWS Is published weekly at the 0. S. Naval Air Station. pIe of years, those who have for
Jacksonville )Florida and printed commercially with non-appropriated funds and Lt. R. W. Grill, squadron N A A S Chase Field, Corpus
at no expense to the government and In compliance with 'NA VEXOS P-35. Rev. flown with us and shared our
Nov. 1945. Copies are distributed free of charge at the Naval Air Station, the P1O. experiences "Good bye, good Christi; Robert MacGregor, A01,
Naval Air Technical Training Center. Naval Air Reserve Training Unit, and the ,
This conference which is held was for
u. S. Naval Hospital. luck" seems most inadequate.Also a tour of
Service Information Officer-IX Ted lloicanEditor : each year prior to hurricane operations overseas shore duty at NAF Port
will be
-,Andrew H. Plane? formulates policy con- soon to be split up Lyautey, French Morocco.The .
Ass't F.ttJtot-De4a NooreL Staff Reporters-Jack Holmes. Fill: Marlon Our invincible baskeball team.
Cracraft J02; Nancy Ward. Jv:3N.The cerning reconnaissance procedures Since these boys got together squadron wishes to congratulate
lAX AIR NEWS is a member of the Armed Forces1 Press Service. methods of coordinating the Robert MacGregor AO-
AFPS material appearing In this publication may not be' reprinted withoutthe nearly three years ago theyhaven't ,
written permission of Armed Forces Press Service.' of other various agencies and services con- lost This last 1; Lamar Davis, AM2, and James
matter except: by venrlc publications Is prohibited 'without permission ot. cerned with hurricanes, and how a game. Quinn ADC who
shipped for
Editor. JAX 'AIR NEWS. season in Keflavik, Iceland, they six
Editorial offices located Main Administration Bunding. Phone extensions the storms will be identified. more years. Chief Quinn will be
and well
834fi 21b and 8184.CATHOLIC. were again undefeated
.._.. Ltjg( ) Edmund Ruoff and Lt on their way to another trophy. leaving,the squadron in February

AO School HonorsGo (jg) Harry Hauser, two experi- However squadron redeployment for overseas shore duty with Fas

{11I I f enced officers from VW-4, were ron 104 at NAF Port Lyautey
,, To Johnson forced the team to quit before ,
transferred last meek to the new- French Morocco. Congratulations]
SERH ES Virgil Johnson, AOAN, of Bea- ly formed Airborne Early Warn- the season was over. are also in order for Allen Nelson,
trice, Nebr., was the honor student Just as dther good men are replacing -
ing Squadron Eleven at Patuxent AE1, who extended for one year
in last week's graduating River. ... ] our old friends in the
squadron, so too, can the basket- The squadron welcomes aboard
class from Aviation Ordnanceman I Farewells were also made by
Sunday Mass 0800, 0900, School Class A, at Naval Air I Ltjg( ) Hugh Gilmore, former ball greats be replaced. This is by from Seroka the Naval, A02,Aviation who reported Ordnance

1000 St. Edward's Chapel. Technical Training Center. I navigation officer, who receivedhis way of warning to the other Test Station
Saturday 0630. 'Johnson joined the Navy In May discharge last week, and Roy squadrons. While new faces may Va. ,

Daily 0630. 1955. He has been assigned to Stafford, AMI, who is reportingfor be seen in next season's basketball The

Sunday 0630 Mass at the NAS Miramar. Calif. for duty. shore duty with HTU-1 in they are still men of VP18.VA17Z the current squadron intramural is represented in ,

Hospital Chapel 1900; Instruction e Pensacola. C a bowling
tournament by two learns the
classes, Bldg. 463. MDB Payments Due
"Blue Bolts" and the "Hotshots".
PROTESTANTThursday Mutual Death Benefit Society VP-18 LAST WEEK'S URGENT re- The "Blue Bolts" record standsat

2 February members are reminded that assessment Training continues to be the quest for blood donors was an- 7 points won and 1 lost. The

1900 All Saints' Choir Re- No. 56 is due for pay- plan of the day this past week. swered by five members of VA- "Hotshots" have won 3 and lost

hearsal. ment Friday February 3."How With the idea in mind that many 172. Those who donated blood 5.

Saturday, 4 February I of our experienced pilots will not were Donald Greenwalt, AD3, S .
1000 Catecheticallnstruction is your son getting on in be around for the squadron's next Theodore Grunwald] ADI Bobby VA45DEPARTING

(Lutheran) for children. his medical studies?" deployment, the younger pilotsare Holm, AN, Donald Stache, AN, THE Blackbirds'

Sunday, 5 February "Very well thank you, he can being groomed to take their and Billy Lafair, AE2. nest this past week was a veteran

0800 Episcopal Communion cure very small children." places. Crew training too, has Several of the "Blue Bolts" left VA-45 pilot --Lcdr. Bill Shroyer.

Service, Chaplain Nickelson.
a Having spent 40 months as a
0930 Sunday School for ages Be Careful Woman Handle Your Blackbird, Lcdr. Shroyer was the
4 through adults Bldg 804. Man last remaining VA-45 pilot who
0930 Holy] Communion Service -

.penter., Chaplain Malcolm A. Car- Gently; After All He's A Fragile Male'Man ,saw Blackbirds combat were action deployed in Korea.aboard The

the USS Lake Champlain (CVA-
1100 Holy] Communion Ser-
vice Chaplain G. H. Griffin. must accept the pre- equal in number. But from thereon I and in the end she lives longer. 39)) during this combat tour. His
mise that he is no longer the the female takes over, Dr. whole 13 years of service has
1800 'Lutheran Communion stronger sex but now is cast Sowder exclaims. I If you've got a cold, man, don't been spent at sea duty in a car
Service, Chaplain f. F. W. Pieper shrug it
off. Pet it like woulda
1900 The United Fellowship in a new role as "the fragilemale" This is definitely not a man's child's. You weaker you rier squadron, showing to his
are you credit 2500 flight hours and 255
of Protestants, Bldg. 804. know and if you want to in
So carrier landings. His next duty
says Dr. W. T. Sowder,
Monday, C February bed for the day just call the
up station is NAS Cecil Field.
Health Officer for the State of
1930 Latter Saints' Ser-
Day boss and say "Don't push
vice. Florida and a Jacksonville resi- Other departures from the
Mac, I'm fragile". All kidding
1900 Lutheran Instruction dent, in an article appearing in t aside men do not take of squadron included Ltjg) Robert
classes, Chaplain Pieper, All a current issue of Journal of Life- Y themselves as well as women. Dodd to VA-176, NAS Cecil Field;
Saint's ChapeL time Living. Donald Kostka, AD3, DonaldO'NeaJ

Tuesday, 7 February Down through the years the WITH ALL THIS information AO3, and Charles Wey-

1900 Episcopal Instruction man has flexed his muscles and compounded by Dr. Sowder it's rauch, A03, all to separation for

classes Chaplain Nickelson Bldg. strutted with a sense of sex- time for women to begin handling discharge. 4%

563, NATTC Chalpain's Office. superiority. But the fact is that their precious, fragile man with The Blackbird "shipping over"
1900 Christian Science class. he's a faker, says Dr. Sowder. program has shown its dividendsover
more No
I 1930 Bible 'Study Group, Nature knows it and statistics care. more nagging about the past week as Harold]

Bldg. 804 prove it. world, no matter how much we 'his laziness. When you go shopping Metheny, AE2 reenlisted for

ST. LUKE'S CHAPEL glorify the myth of male super- don't overload his biologically four. /

(Naval Hospital, Protestant) iority. There is. more than a hint I inferior frame. Don't force In the flying department, the
0930 Sunday School Nursery. BlacKbird pilots have been busy
that the female] is
ja the biological .
0930 Divine Worship.BREEZES vl w & sharpening their sights ,on rocket
1 superior of the male. Can it be and glide bombing flights in preparation

I that more men work harder than i for "the forthcoming '56

0 women? Women too, are earners exercises. Throughout the recent

An old farmer was telling his and the proportion of women employed ] 0 six months Mediterranean cruiseon

neighbor about seeing his first ] has steadily risen, yet so I 1r the USS Intrepid (CVA-1D)
movie. have their chances of survival I little time was available for such

"Yep, 'twas good," he said, "but .. DO YOU MEN RUSH to th*. practice due to other operational

there was one scene where a golf course on Saturdays and = commitments. As a result] these

bunch of girls started to undressto 4. Sunday; after a hard week's work? 1 r flights are being met with great

go swimming. The train would Do you rush about like a human enthusiasm.

zoom by, and the next thing the The human male is actually a dynamo in everything you do Plans are nearing the final

girls would be in the water.; I fragile being and he is no match after work, which can be classedas stages for a Blackbird] all hands

sat through four shows waitin'for for the female, points out Dr. physical exercise? Take it easy, dinner dance to be held on Feb.

that darn train to show up : Sowder, who goes on to prove his says Dr. Sowder. Remember, you him to move your .furniture 21. Final word on time and place]

late"a point. are not as biologically tough as around after a day's work will be announced later.
e TO BEGIN WITII, the Doc says, you think you are and too much know he's weaker than you .

Father: Sonny, I'm going to man is unable to live as long as exercise is as bad as too little. When you hear him sneeze you are.and "And my good fellow what" 15

tell you a story.Fouryearold. woman and the gap of life be- Something at work or home or cough quick with the aspirin keeping you out of the Navy?

,. ] : Okay, but keepit tween them is steadily widening at work bothering you men? If he's about to have it. she asked scornfully. .

clean, the old lady might be Today the average man can ex- so, let loose and do not repress Take of "The same thing that is keep
listening. pect to live six years less than your reactions? Repressing your Protect him like your man, ladies, ing you out of Esquire physical "
you would
C I e the average woman. The higher feelings gives you nothing but fur coat. He's fragile. your unfitness. .
In some situations the best way death rate of males is compensated heart disease high blood pressure Sowder And as Dr. i .

?to save face is to keep the lower. by a higher birth rate, so' that and ulcers. The poor little woman know more points about out, we need to We wonder which ages faster-

end of it closed. at age 20 the two sexes are about just cries when things bother her serve the fragile male.how to pre whisky? or the man who drinksit

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2 February; 1956 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three

Up The Three AO Schools At Center

LADDERWith CiviliansWeekly Offer EM, Officers TrainingThis I

( is the second in a series of five articles telling of the
.( the Jax Air News in 1 Service schools at the Naval Air Technical Training Center Today's

cooperation with the Industrial story is about Aviation Ordnance Schools. Next week's will deal I

Relations Department will list va- with Aviation Storekeeper Schools).
rious promotions for Naval All Recommissioned at the Naval
personnel). i courses in one or more of the
Air Technical Training Center in
the Mutual Defense
On the promotion roster effec- late February 1951 and in March I '
Assistance Program.
tive January 15, were 14 employees the same year, three schools of I
six from Overhaul and Re- Aviation Ordnance have been in I At Aviation- Ordnanceman

pair, three from Supply Dept., 1 continuous operation. I School Class A, the 14-week courseof

one from Industrial Relations and ; These include Class A, for third 560 instructional hours is designed -

four from Miscellaneous. .. class petty officer rating; Class B, I to provide selected enlist
Promoted at 0 & R were Eliza- for personnel second class or ed naval personnel with the understanding -

beth Cozine from typist GSto Aviation Ordnance and knowledge which
,. above; and Class 0, -
clerk-typist GS-3; Walter Buczek, Officers.IN will lead to fulfillment of the
guard GS-3 to guard supervisorGS4 technical requirements for Aviation
THE FIVE years the schools .
; Noah Andrews, helper aviation have been In operation in Jacksonville Ordnanccman, third class

mechanic general\ to aircraft a total of 9,168 students (A03).
assembler third step; Adrian have been graduated. Class A THE TRAINING, while directed

Owens, graphic arts mechanic School leads with 8,193 followedby. primarily at technical qualifica-

second step to phototransferrermetal Class B with 751; and Class tions for Aviation Ordnanceman,
( ) first step; Martha Beat- O with 224. third class, covers the requirements -

tie, helper aviation mechanic general Both sailors and marines attend for Aviation Ordnanceman

third step to aircraft assembler FUTURE ORDNANCE EXPERTS-Installation of a 20MM the three schools. In addi- I second class insofar as they can

first step, and Paul Clark, gun in an F7U In the ordnance aircraft hangar at the Naval Air tion Japanese Canadian and Ital!;:be taught at the Class A School

aeronautical engineer GS-7 to Technical Ordnance Training School Class Center A ,students.is part of the training for Aviation ian personnel also have taken I level. ,

aeronautical engineer GS-9. The course is divided into sev-
Advanced at Supply Depart- K en phases-basic electricity 120
Awards Given
ment were: Evelyn Beatty typist hours; fire control, 20 hours; guns,

GS-2 to clerk-typist G S-3 ; 20 hours; turrets, 40 hours; muni-

Ariadne Vaughn, clerk-typist GS3 At Boy Scouts'Pirate 11' 1 I'" ', ,. tions, 80 hours; operations and
to procurement clerk GS-4 and ;;; ,1.1W.. :' ",!>... operational problems, 48 hours;

Gilbert Moore, property and supply Show ;'\'< iii," and these in turn are subdividedinto

supervisor GS-6 to examiner ._ ,. '''; I A 1jf3f smaller units.Qualifications .

GS-7. Gay-rigged pirate ships, flying ,for the schoolare

Promoted at Industrial Relations the sign of the skull and cross- + non-rated airmen personnelboth

, Department was: Gladys bones, brought cargoes of enter- \1': :ik4 possessing combined GCT

Glover, clerk-typist GS-3 to clerk- tainment from NAS Boy Scout \ : and MAT score of 105; men pass-

typist GS-4. Cub 'Pack 131 to the large audi- r .. ing a combat"air crewman physical

Advancements in Miscellaneous ence of parents who were guests and volunteering for aerial

included: Jean Stegall, propertyand Friday evening 1 in a colorful gunnery preferred; 18 months

supply clerk GS-3 supply department "Pirate Waters" program.A tae: obligated military service manda-

t 0 fiscal accountingclerk five-part correlated presentation ory sign agreement to extend en-

GS-4; Thomas Rowan, ware- was made up of Big"Little listment.A .

houseman second step supply de Cooks Boy (Den 1)); Wicked AVIATION Ordnanceman: .

partment to production methodsand Wicked Pirate (Den 2)); Mutiny School Class B, the 25-week
standards specialist GS-5 0 (Den 3)); Sad Sea Cook (Den 1)); course for Aviation Ordnance-

Pirate Ahoy (Den 5). Lcdr. L. R. second class above (
& R department; Frances Creamer men or A02)
card punch operator GS-2 Heron, assisted by Capt. Henry or equivalent Marine Corps rate

supply department to fiscal accounting DeLong, was-theme chairman. (S/Sgt.) is divided into 8 phases
clerk GS-3 supply department Exactly 26 awards, were pre- AO TRAINING FOR OFFICERS-Navy and Marine officers and delves deeper into the, sub-
sented to members: Wolf badges attend Aviation Ordnance Officers School at NATTCenter to
and Anna Faircloth ject of aviation ordnance than
further their training as ordnance officers. Under the directionof
property and supply clerk GS4to Richard Dickson, Buddy De- Bejamin Jennings, AOC, officers study at MK23 bomb sight the lower level Class A schools. .

property and supply supervisorGS5 Long, Brian Martin' ; Bear Badges with MK41 periscope, used in anti-submarine warfare. The eight phases include basic,

supply deartment. Larry Heron; 'Gold Arrows 160 hours; electricity 184 hours;
Billy Souder, Jimmy Long, Jack ,
fire control 200 hours turrets
McCurdy, Saxton Weir (Bear), FlogWing Ordered To MergeWith ; ,
Public 120 hours; munition, 120 ,hours;
Notary James Starkgraf, Richard Bingham -
guns, 64 hours; operations and
Rex Fuller, BillyNewton, -
Air Force MATS operational equipment, 140 hours
Service ForCivilians Tony Grayson, Billy Cooke and Operational problems, 48
(Wolf). -
Also, Denners James Stark- The Navy Fleet*Logistics Air- hours. .

graf (Den 2)), Ray Sheffield (Den Wing of 180 four-engine planes able. They provide aviation ord-

The Employees' Association de- 3, Larry Heron (Den 4)), Tony will soon be merged with the Air REJECTING PROPOSED cut- nancemen of the higher ratings
Ser- backs in the Military Sea Trans- with the comprehensive, theoretical -
civilian Grayson (Den 5)); Assistant Den- Force Military Air Transport
sires to remind employees
portation Service and the
Den vice. The Department of Defense and practical background
ners Norman Stephens (
the'Naval Air Station Jack
of issued directives to bring about operation of commissary stores. necessary to the performance and
Public 2)), Jim Magee (Den 3)), Buddy
sonville Notary service -
that (both urged by commission), administration of their duties in
Brian Martin the in response to recom-
is available without cost. DeLong (Den, 4)), merger
Defense agreed to a study of the
Recognizing the need for the (Den 5)); Two-Year Service Pin mendations made last year by the operation squadrons.
effect of Navy yards on private
-Chris Whitaker. Hoover Commission on Govern- TilE REQUIREMENTS for
notarizing of various papers and
Kenneth Heise and John Welton ment organization.No shipyards provided the study chief aviation ordnancemen arc
to avoid inconvenience to employees -
the Employees' Association were inducted as new members. details are at present_... avail- defense.includes the effects on national covered insofar .&* they can be
Class B school level
available taught on a
has made Notary r 1 s I6t 'a '1,0'IH1ata
Defense made clear it woulduse
ACROU and many chiefs from the Fleetor
Public service in various depart- 1 .
ments at this station. eard 11. aCoot ,. more military air transport squadrons attend the school.
I-J'nIlt Mt4e than before despite the Hoover Qualifications for the schoolare
The Notaries Public and the !- la gal 5 /. IJ .
Ittt=r / group's arguments, rejecting a 24 months obligated serviceor
department in which they are U-Rel1"/ III : 111 /. at 1.15Rer commission plea for "drastic re sign an agreement to extend
located are as follows: /: duction" of the number of admin- enlistment; possess aptitude and
Overhaul and Repair Depart- 14-Negattvs' 14 N 2S / 2J
11-1Iostelry. if./- istrative aircraft. (These are the desire for advanced training.
ment Robert I. Brown JosephF. 1-lleraldrri II Jt f'l'/f Jol i planes primarily used to keep up Graduation from Class A schoolis
O'Connell; Supply and Fiscal 11'l: V/: .
flight proficiency of men assigned desired but not required.The .
V/ }fJ7Prtnter"a
J3-Colne. i't if./ )
Departments Kenneth A. Mc- 'lmauur. /. temporarily to office work.) Aviation Ordnance Officers

Duffie Sarah A. Gardiner; Public 2S-Benea.tIa. I -..0'l y, f'l'/ [..'-, TAKING ISSUE with the Com School provides for Junior Officers -
Works Department Thomas M. It-Insan. : t'l'/ I mission's contention that the military of the Line in Aviation with
Cowan,, Walker H. Crevasse; Industrial ll-Cond.nIt4. 'w tl 5 I'l/: yrrnolsturs should reduce "the size of the theoretical and practical back-

,.Relations Department It-Pronoun U-SeotrecS _._ IfIS Ifi 7"V f'l7f.:: I nucleus fleets of ships and air- ground of aircraft ordnance and

Sidney J. Wilds.Employees JI-F.nda It-Parent arltds 52 It) W if.Sj '* 1 "" planes" to give the business to armament equipment necessaryto \
having papers re (colloq.)y 'l/ civilian air and ship lines, the the performance of their dutiesas
quiring notarizing should feel el-Vast age 'fI w J' eZ42Get Department argued that'if war squadron Ordnance and Gun

free to call upon any of the slat.up44A (abb'1 .It S- comes it will be with lightning- nery officers.

Notaries Public listed above and 44-Inaans tl-Slope y : like suddenness. The ten-week course of 400 instructional .

this service will be performedfor 51-LeU through _...ewes r-
them without charge. II-Varal.Ingredient DOWN, 24-Nsasel-llk. .U-J'oar number) r commissary and PX operationswere seven phases Basic Organization -

This Is another service providedby 15-Placn as-ExelamaUo"for ..1-' burden eut of i 22-Pronoun animals t, U-lndeftnUe article .' cited by Defense in its rejection 40 hours; Electricity and
the Employees' Associationand combat I-Mounwn pass ZJ-Olbe n-Toll. of the Hoover Commission Electronics, 64 hours AviationFire
It-Southe'' 8-l'erlod 0' tlmo 24-TO (poet.) -Narrow.. Id ;
the Board of Directors hope blackbird t-Cut ZS-Pald nolko board recommendations. To limit the Control, 92 hours; Aircraft

that employees will take full ad- CG-Semt-pndwa atone Idbeal.substance ZOo-More II-Mournful belated 10-004 tt-Patll ot thunder types of items (for example Turrets, 28 hours; Aircraft Munitions
vantage of this opportunity. 41-Nerv. network I-PnpoelUOG' zz-otberwl. It-Ne" Deal 80 hours Aircraft Machine
IJ-Sprea4 for I-Write U-Ullwaate4J .cene Unit.) jewelry, sporting goods, cameras ;
drying I-Pacll awar 'u fat IS-Openworlt and'other 'luxury' items) wouldbe Guns and Boresighting, 32 hours;
Sign in a bakery window: It-Mat. sheep t-Crony it-Lellrtn fabric
"Cakes 66c-upside down cakes I (pI) I&-Stunte4 person measure I. dotb 1T-levoure4 '.. bad for morale, the propo Aerial Torpedoes and Aircraft
99c." &J-Cook-- aowf7! II-Stron Ur.I..dlse.lres 40.1": 4 --Part of "tit "It nents said. Releasing Equipment, 24 hours.T .

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t. 2 February 1956 I II'

Page Four JAX AIR NEWS _

> Ruth Daniels

i I', :. I Heads Navy

: .: Wives Club

Lighting the candles of leader.

ship, cooperation, fidelity; friendship .

I tolerance and reverence, six
, l r'I a.., newly elected officers of the Jax
I \I Navy Wives Club Branch 86 were
'1 installed at impressive candle

\ light ceremonies held last Saturday .
\ j ; at the Seminole Hotel
s j '
r 't Wtih Ida Mae David, southeast
.; : regional vice-president as install.
\ ing officer, the following slate of
: ::'. .: ;;, ..,;: officers was installed for the coming .

: year: Ruth Daniels, presi.
1Ijt'N dent; Bette Corson, vicepresident -

: 0.' ; Ruth Reese, treasurer; Ruth
\ ':;': Damon secretary; Betty Moore,
.. : 'u..:''''' .. ......
NAVY WIVES OFFICERS INSTALLED-Newly elected officers of the Navy Wives: Club of America, Inc., Jacksonville Branch 'I parliamentarian; Rita Mann ,
86, were Installed at impressive candlelight ceremonies held last Saturday. Lighting: the candles of leadership, cooperation, fidelity, chaplain.
I t I friendship, tolerance and reverence, the ,ladles took their oath of office for the coming year Left to right are Ida Mae David, southeast The was praised
I regional vice-president, who acted as Installlnf'officer; Ruth Reese, treasurer; Ruth Damon, secretary; Ruth Daniels, president; group highlyfor
I Bette Corson, vice-president; Betty Moore, parliamentarian; and Rita Mann, chaplain. its efforts and, projects by
Comdr. John N. Myers, NAS ex-

+ BREEZES + Station Old-Timer, Farmer, SAFETYBox principal ecutive officer address., who Calling delivered upon the

A small boy went from door to II them to continue their fine work,
\I door in a large apartment house. Concludes 30-Years ServiceNoble Score the Commander declared the sup-

soliciting business. port of Station officials to all
Disabling Injuries Through
"I walk '! he told Christopher "Chris" Far-' worthwhile of
dogs, a prospective tion with"'the establishment of projects the Navy
"if mer, of the Inspection Tuesday, Jan. 31
I. customer, you've got manager the Station in 1940, and laudedhis Wives Club.
I'll walk him all Branch, Maintenance Control Division This Month 0
a small dog,
able service and loyalty to High ranking Jax: Navy officers
around the block for a dime. Or Public Works Department, the Navy This year 0 and their wives, husbands of the
retired from active service here Days Since Last
I'll walk a middle-sized dog for
Navy Wives, and guests were on
Comdr. Myers also presented
after 30 federal Lost-Time Accident 50
f fifteen cents. And if you have a Tuesday years hand for the colorful ceremonies
Farmer with service denot-
great big dog, my price is only service, with 26 years in Civil a pin .
I a nickel" Service and four years in the ing 30' years of Federal service. Post Office.In .

) "Why do you charge only a i U. S. Marine Corps to his credit.A A native of Hanging Rock, 1940 he was employed on. Tech High Offers
held Ohio, Farmer enlisted in the Ma- air station in charge of
nickel for great big dogs? asked special ceremony was the new ,
the housewife. in the conference room of the rine Corps in 1919. surveying and various types of Varied CoursesThe

"I don't walk great big dogs," Administration Building where IN 1930 HE ENTERED the engineering. The first public

"I ride 'em!" depaxtment heads were assembledfor ranks of Civil Service as, an engineering works offices were located in Evening School division or
S 1 the regular weekly planning : surveyor at Parris Island Building 27, now the Navy Exchange Technical High School, 129 King

Sailor: "Iliya, Babe?" board meeting. A letter of com where he remained until Building. During the war Street, will hold Spring registra-

Girl: "Sir, jusfbecause you are mendation from Capt. William S. 1939, when he was transferred to and until 1948, when Public tion for adults beginning this

in uniform, don't think you can Harris, commanding officer, was Jacksonville as head of design Works "moved into its present week, from 150"0 to 2200. Registration -
make friends on a public street read in his absence by Comdr. engineering working on plans for quarters in Building 902, the department will continue through

with a strange girl who lives at John N. Myers, executive officer. the Naval Air Station. The second was housed near the Friday, February 3.

1746 Mishmosh Avenue, telephone THE LEISTER drew attentionto civilian employed here by the Main Gate in Building 451. New classes in office worker
Main 1802, whose name is Alice." the fact that Farmet was one Navy, he first worked in an After this week Farmer plansto training and trade extension

S S of the first civilians employed by office located in the Barnett Bank go into private engineering and training will be offered to the

\ First Expert: "And now we the Navy in this area, in connec Building encTlater in the Federal surveying work. public at a nominal enrollment

) have three'different sizes of II- charge Commercial'subjects include

I 'I bombs.Second" Expert: "Yes, I 'know Reading Service Helps Long-Time Patients typing beginning, electric typing typing,, advanced IBM key

where, is "
\ -big, bigger and ev- punch, beginning shorthand, pen

I Find Interests, Pleasures In Adjustment bookkeeping, comptometry and

Ay .7..wrv N............. ... ... '... .. r. ......". ..:SM.Si billing machines.
"Guess I'm
an authority on Class hours are from 1830 to
folk lore of Montana." i: 2130 Monday through Thursday.
The patient had been at
young :
i' Trade shop courses offered are
the Naval Hospital for many :
automobile tune-up, and carbure-
weeks. "
\ .. ..-, ... ..... .. '.:...'. tion, blue print reading, cabinetmaking
.: .
"You see, he proudly explained > '
: radio-television off-set
to his comely i visitor, "I have :.)i1
( :' "' :. printing and homemaking.
: :
( learned a lot about our country." ... : : electric welding, gas welding,
He had suddenly discovered beauty culture, diesel engines,
I something'about himself but mechanical drafting, commercialart
it,had been going on without his automatic transmissions and

erybody realizing itTranquil machine shop.
i and Mrs.
personable Class hours in these coursesare
Janet Ruge, official librarian at ,A t11.: from 1900 to 2200, Monday
the .Naval Hospital for ,the last through Friday.
eight years, finds herself counsel,
I } teacher, confidante, and friend, /; land. They want to brush-up now
when on heir visiting days of :< before they register for those

f Monday and Wednesday she ; .., USAFI courses or before they
makes her rounds of the wards.- : come up for college entrance

These intimate encounters with ,I. .. .. _. ...... '""..;i p exams.A .
\1'1 the patients give her the insight MEETS A FRIEND-Not much more than a year has been young officer decided that
I that inconspicuously sults in thepatient's spent in the Navy by Alexander Russell, AA, a student at NATT- he must accomplish something
I II Lenter. Mrs Janet Ruge, librarian at Naval Hospital has Just
reading and thinking brought Russell who ha been confined for three months, a book during a hospital stay. A reason-
development, thus aiding in his which she thinks he might like. On her personal visits to the able mastery of. Spanish was to
: adjustment as the weeks pass. "boys" on the ward, l\Irs.\ Ruge haS become both counselor and be his goal. Friends brought hima
friend i to all
THE N E W L Y -AWAKENED ages. series of Spanish lessons on

q I young Sailor above came for a who must curtail his activitiesand .going to buy some good cam- records, while Fate and Mrs. Huge

long stay at the Hospital. Western may find in his enforced resta era equipment and return to provided a fellow-patient from a

; fiction, particularly of his own related aspect of his favorite the woods but this time I am Spanish speaking country
state of Montana and surroundingarea going to sit in
a hammock ofa
sport. A commander ordered to and BOOKS ON RELIGION or
ii 1 made up his interest in the Hospital knew h eo would enjoy my newly-found friends. religious background are im-
Y books. his hours
Aa reading ,
t. grew My shots will
preserve them in "The
never again enjoy the ruggednesshe mensely popular such as
famous Western characters intri-
action "
liked about hunting and fishing and color, he summarized Silver Chalice" by Costain, "TheRobe"
y gued him, leading him (with quiet
ARE the boys by Douglas, "The
suggestions by Mrs. Ruge) into
THE who plan to to Story Ever Told" by Oursler, and
the field of fact and anecdote. "BROWSING BOOKS, go college. Some I
A REAL KNOCKOUT-Sta "Life is Worth Living" b'y)) Fulton I
brought to him by a gentle may have attended
Julie Benedic. a real His interest tn "cattle" brought ladyon for a year;
knout, has been picked( to economics of the region into fo- a Monday morning, were others have definite plans as to Sheen.
the girl friend of 6-foot cus. The Rivers of America series everything they are*supposed to their On days the book carts go
I flay Mike Lane in the movie be: beautiful, elaborate editions future higher education; rounds, Tuesday and Friday, with
lured from region to region.He
some have
The Harder They Fall. Julie come to that decision as
Gray Lady assistants as many
,". who is 6-1, was previously considered had come a long way from"Westerns" containing colored plates of birds, during their
t too tall for anything to biography and f history animals, plant life, and the like. Among them the 100 books a day are
but show girl bits In movies. His interest sparked. "I have book is most dog-eared stated Mrs. Ruge. The overwhelming
Pre-fight statistics on Julie are entitled "High School majority of reading is in the
Zi 37. Then there's the outdoor man discovered a great thing. I am Subjects Self-TaughV
f 37, \ Cope- field of non-fiction.



-_. ,, ,

, ; JAX- 's -- 1

2 Februa Y' AIR W''s Page Five

"'{ c. -- Jet Pilot Time Under Sea

i A ," Spends Spare ; I

iSq. .y'l To Film-, Underwater Scenes In Amazon .

.. : ,1 A veteran Navy jet fighter he will accompany the renowned only Jet pilot who has ever been ,

: f pilot, who has spent hundredsof Ross Allen to Colombia, South "downed" by a submerged sub- '

hours under the sea as wellas America for filming scenes of marine. While decended some 150 ,
.2 I t. above it, has reported to Allen's attempt to bring from the .
feet off Key West to film a submarine
Composite Squadron 62. Amazon electric eels giant 12-
lie is Lcdr. Charles A. Hooper foot man-eating catfish weighing scene, he was struck below

Jr who assisted in photographing: approximately 800-1000 pounds, the knees with the sub's ,

underwater scenes for Walt Dis- and fresh water porpoises which "bow plane" due to the vessel's
M ne'ys "20,000 Leagues Under the have never been captured and are unpredicted movements.

Sea" and the television program considered very ,fast and vicious.In .
"Navy Log", addition to photographing WORKING UNDERWATER

One of thl Navy's foremost various Navy training films, he with an aqualung and special ,

authorities on underwater photo- has, recorded underwater scenes cameras, he has made still photographs

graphy, and an outstanding swim- for 20th Century Fox, and recently and motion pictures of a
AA mer, Lcdr. Hooper was former completed at Silver Springs a ,
fired from underway
head of the Naval Photographic CBS television series called "The an
Center's Research and Develop- Pirate" which will be released submarine and once while engaged ,

ment Section. next year. in photographing an experimental

IN LESS THAN TWO weeks Lcdr. Hooper contends he is the missile 50 feet under

water, the experimental device
jammed and he submerged to the

discharging mechanism and released
___n___ it by hand.
DIVE OFF KEY WEST--John Blatnik, (right) congressman
from Minnesota, discusses diving techniques with Lcdr. Charles On his deep water'adventures,
Hooper Jr prior to a deep sea dive off Key West. Congressman Lcdr. Hooper carries a knife and
Blatnik, himself an underwater enthusiast, later highly commended hatchet as a defense, but has
Hooper on his calmness when a 15-foot tiger shark approached never used them except to remove .
within five feet.
coral, although there were instances

Not All Income Taxable; In October when 1954 he expected he made a to.dive' '

off Key West to 'filmplant life,
but found himself facing a 15 foot
tiger shark weighing about 1200
Read Rules
Carefully pounds. .

uTilE MAIN THING IS not to
(This is the third (n a series of eight articles on federal 'income excite them," he said, "as most
tax filing for the year 1955. The articles are based on Information large treacherous fish will attack
I furnished to AFPS by the American Institute Accountants, the if disturbed."
national accountants and tax information
organization of certified public Lcdr. Hooper found it difficultto
availablerom the Navy's Bureau of Supplies and Accounts.)
single out the most dangerousfish

You may think that Jistlng your provisions for the deduction of but believed them to be the
income is the easiest part of tax pay received during hospitalization mako shark and the sea urchin.

filing. Actually, according to the and sick periods. A special The mako is smaller than the

Internal Revenue Service, this is article on this will appear later. tiger shark, but moves faster andis
where taxpayers make the greatest found in deep water. Sea urchins -

errors. Several types of income peculiarto are common in shallow

Not all the money that may service personnel do not have to waters throughout Florida and
have come to you during 1955 be ,Included in gross income. have thousands of needle like

needs to be reported on your tax Among them are: quills' protruding in every direc
UNDERWATER PHOTOS-With his camera and other para- .
form. '1. Pay (up to $200 monthly for phernaliahis Lcdr. Hooper filming motion one of his many dives tion.A
For: example you may have re commissioned officers, the full underwater of picture films. In addition native of Atlanta, Ga., his
to numerous Navy training movies, he has assisted in filming hobby of photography began as a
ceived "dividends" on an Insur- amount for other grades) received other movies.
youngster and has taken him .
ance policy. Don't list them as for service in the Korean "combat "'-NN'''''' '_ ''' :' '::: :::'''''U'f to
dividends, because they are con- zone" between June 24, 1950 and many strange places. The Amazon
venture will be the
sidered merely a refund of part of Feb. 1, 1955. This also includes longest thus
K. far.
the premium you have paid. hospitalization outside the zone as
Do not report inheritances and a result of wounds, disease or in- tars... s LCDR. HOOPER IS currently
bequests. The estate may be taxed Jury that occurred in the 'zone. writing two books. One will depIct
life under the
\ sea through
but not the recipient. 2. Quarters and subsistence al- ,
pictures and the other' will deal
S lowance. : ; with the strangeness and beautyof

The 'official tax Instructions con 3. Transportation of dependentsand ,the virtually unexplored frontier
tain a list of the types of,income household effects at govern- on the ocean's bottom. "

which should or should not be In- ment expense. In April 54, Mr. John A. Blat.

cluded in your tax return. It is 4. Clothing allowance. a4k"r'Sw. nik, a member of the U. S. Houseof

important to check this carefully. 5. Mustering-out pay. r Representatives, joined him ina

There is an interesting rule on 6. State bonuses paid by some descent off'Key West. In a let,
prizes they are only taxable if states to residents who have been ter written to Rear Adm. Apollo

you worked for them. Even the in the armed services. Soucek, then Chief of Bureau of
slightest action on your part to 7. Amounts received under the Aeronautics, Mr. Blatnik said:
GI Bills of 1944 (Public Law 346,
earn the prize such as appear "Among other hazards we encountered
ing on a quiz program or writ 78th Congress) and 1952 (Public was a large Mako shark' .
ing a slogan makes it taxable Law 550, 82nd Congress). nearly 14 feet long which encircled
''income. But prizes awarded The instructions that come with our team and approached

for scientific, literary or other your tax forms give further In- within five feet. Mr. Hooper's

achievements without any action formation. Help is also available Serv- -........... _. --,.- .. --_... actual experience with such
by to from the Internal Revenue sharks in deep waters far
you bring about your selection exceeds
"TAKE FlVE"-Leetr. Charles Hooper "takes five" during a
to consult a
would be regarded as giftsto ice, which urges you shooting break to discuss film scenes with Kirk Douglas, (right) that of any person I have ever
you rather than taxable Income. properly qualified advisor if you star of Walt Disney's "%20.000 Leagues Under the Sea." Hooper heard'or read of."

*, need outside assistance. assisted in the filming of the movie, made off Nassau. During the Korean conflict, as

Damage received a member of VC-61, he racked
for personal
Injuries are not considered tax- I( Ernie Rudy Band Her Feb. 7 81 NAVY 141 combat missions in jet-air

able income, whether awarded bya EXCHANGE craft believed to be a recordfor
V -
court or settled out of court. jet pilots.

The interest on state and mu- A comparatively new name will be in billed as "the band all America His experience in photography ,
nicipal bonds is also tax exempt. the dance band at wants to hear", will play for a also includes completion of the .
Sick pay there are several making his first appearance crew's dance at King Hall at Aerial Photo School in Harrisburg -
Naval Air Station 2000 Tuesday and will provide Pa., Naval Photographic
Tuesday music for the officers' dance at The Navy Exchange is featur- Interpretation School, and'Photo
One-Time Pvt. Gets February 7 and 8. the 0' Club Wednesday at 2000. ing an early showing of Spring Reconnaissance School in Pensa-
and his ,
Top Satellite Post Ernie Rudy Rudy gained nationwide popu- and Summer 'merchandise with cola.
larity when he was featured with the goal that better service will
A post by the Glenn L. Martin Co., pajamas and colorful
31-year-old engineer who Sammy Kaye's orchestra as be.rendered. handbagshave
served is N. Elliott Felt Jr., a graduateof "Cecil the Daffy Drummer". The already been received. The.
as an infantry private University of Marylandand Patron reaction to styles, colors -
the Rudy orchestra, under the batonof children's clothing on display include
WWII has been appointed opera- Tech. Felt designedthe patterns and quality of merchandise -
Georgia the lovable, laughable, drum- dresses, swim suits, shorts,
will bea
tions of the now on display
manager of the launcher guidance system shirts
mer, combines good danceable major factor in replenishing sun-suits, boys' suits, "T"
system for the first earth satel- Navy's Viking rocket, also built music with solid showmanship.The shirts and Keds. The men will
lite scheduled to be launched In- by Martin, which established a band also features Betty stocks: for the coming season. find short sleeve sports shirts,

to space within two years. world's altitude record for sin- Ann Blake, The Three Blenders, For the ladies, sport shirts, lightweight slacks and twim
and the Rudy.Choir. skirts, shorts, swim suits, shorty trunks.
The rockets.-AFPS)
engineer assigned to the gle stage :

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Page Six JAX AIR NEWS 2 February 1956

,r JAX I Three-earn Draw Likely

Sports BriefsFormer ,,. N h { 1'y. In Mainside Cage Fight

Commander Fleet Air I C Mainside intramural basketball fans might as well recon-

Jacksonville, Rear Adm. Osborne I cile themselves to the fact that the current three-way flag:

,.. B.: Hardison, was guest aboard chase among Hospital, VC-62 and VA-172 will probably not

the Station this week and renew be decided until the horn blows ending regulation play late

ed some old acquaintances while this week and probably not even then!

touring the Station golf course. At 1900 last eveningthe
Rear Adm. ,Hardison left Jacksonville Thursday : ly And unless someone else does
i' situation looked simple enough -
drastic in the remain-
in 1954 to go to Washingtonas something
; VA-172 was leading VC-62
log handful of the Terrific
a special assistant to the Deputy games
by a halftime score of 36-22 in:
;J Chief of Naval Operations. ky N their Donneybrook at the Main- Trio should wind up all even
'. when the season ends tomorrow
:r. r i side gym and most of the fans
Another distinguished visitor figured the Blue Bolts were just .
It's that this
t f seen on the local links this week aneasy guess
about home free for the ch'am-
situation will call for
f" was Capt. J. L. Counihan, form 4 pionship. some
off so Intramural Director
It. erly the commanding officer of But it didn't work out quite Frank games McCaffrey has tentatively
i: Nartu Jax and a "plank member"ofNAS
: that way scheduled for two of the clubs to
Jax. Capt. Counihan cur-
Because VC-62 ,came roaring, Battle it out at Mainside Satur
, rently holds the post of Executive
,' back to win, in overtime, one of i day evening at 2000 with the
Secretary of the Ad Hoc Committee
: I
i the best games ever played on winner battling the idle third
on Recruitment and Reenlistment -
} the Building 3 floor and throw club on Monday if another gameis
{ with BuPers in Washington. UP, UP AND AWAY-Playing coach Don Chorlton ((14)) of the 16-team circuit into a virtual
., VC 62's rampaging cage crew seems to be shouting encouragement necessary. ,5
to the ball after putting: up a shot in the first half of last Thurs three-way knot. IP ALL THIS action weren't
, While on the subject of golf, day's overtime contest between VC-62 and VA-172's Blue Bolts. AS OF TUESDAY morning the enough to quicken the pulse, the
if' Course Pro Jack Harvey says that Also intent on the spheroid are Bob Woodbury ((11)) of VA-172, Blue Bolts, Hospital and VC-62 Mainside champs must then takeon
;, the Station links should be at and Harvey Spaur ((25)) and guard "Spider" Dasher (10)) of VC-62. stood in 1-2-3 order with 13-1
tip-top condition within the next The CompRoners took the thriller, 65-59, and moved into a first the NATTCenter litlists, AGO
place tie with the Blue Bolts. 12-1 and 11-1 records respective School, in the big all-Station intramural -
two-months if the weatherman
final which is tentatively
decides to cooperate. An unusually '
i"i Says 52 slated for the middle of next
cold Winter has kept the week.

growth of grass on the greens to
I' a minimum. Navy Shell Meanwhile, the rest of the

k leagug Crocked along without

Basketball coach Frank Mc. Crew.Best much change. The week's best

Caffrey officially opens the abbreviated gain; in the standings was made

varsity season Sundayat "In my opinion they were the by VF-173 which,moved out of a

1400 with a three-hour workoutfor greatest Academy crew," Lt. Ken three-way tie for fourth into sole

selected cage candidates. Last Cnolzcn, training officer of the possession of that spot with a

. Saturday McCaffrey and 13 of Aircraft Armament Control Systems brace of victories.

his lads stole off to Gainesvilleand Branch pf Naval Air' Weapons ..Teams W L Pdt

put up an exceptionally good System School at NATTCen- Jones Tallies 52 To SetCenferCageScoringMark VA-17 13 1 .936
struggle against the Florida U. ter, recalled today. Hospital 12 1 .924

varsity team in an unofficial lie was speaking of Coach VC-62 11 1 .917

scrimmage, before losing out Rusty Callow's 1952 shellmen who VF,173 9 4 .693

I swept the regattas of that year, 'Fasron 109 84 .667

Some sort of bouquet should be including Foughkeepsie, and wenton Fasron 6 85 .616

tossed out to Chloe Berg, fine to win the Olympic Trials and ;, FAW-11 7 5 .583
While the ,Ensigns from Aviation Ground Officers School swepton
intramural bowler' at Mainside the 1952 Olympiad. VP-16 6 6 .500
to their 12th straight victory In the NATTCenter basketball league
who with the Waves I VAS-1 6 7 .462
competes That same crew is being recalled last week, lanky Al Jones of Airman Preparatory School captured the
entry in that loop. Chloe became Operations 6 8 .429
from the far Naval out-
limelight with a new scoringrecord of 52 points as.the Preps defeated
the first Wave to enter the select FAETU 5 9 .357
posts of the world and Is being Administration 94 to 56.
"200 Club" with a sizzling 223 readied for another crack at the VA-175 5 9 ...357
With a record in sight, Jones
s4 and a 501 set score in a match itle. successful, it would mark clans, 100-68, and steaming past VW-4 3 10 .231
potted 20 points the fourth Communications 3 11
last Thursday. the first double win of an Olym- Marine Aviation Detachment, !108-
to break the mark of 49 '
\ quarter 88. O&R 2 11 .154
pic crew title points set by Hank Powell of the
Four "blockbusters" from Aviation Lt. Knoizen incidentally, rowed Hal Peper with 28 and Bob Personnel 1 13 .072
Support Splinters earlier in the 4 .
Ordnanceman School returned for the Naval Academy in 1946, Combs with 15 led the attack
Edwards led the
season. Rudy
, last weekend from Dead Lake '47 and '48. The Navy won the Feathers. against the powerful Sparkles, SS
with a catch of 105 speckled perch National Collegiate at Pough- with Jim Edge and Hank Bush Splinters

in; their creels as a result of two teepsie in 1947, but lost out in However, Airman School stepped topping the' losers. Against the

days fishing. the Olympic Trials to the Uni- into trouble against the re- Marines it was the ,quintet of Post 8 StraightBowling

The party included Luke Miller versity of California in 1948. vamped Aviation Electrician'sMate George Norhaus, Peper, Combs,

Tom Beall, Matt Kurilich, J School quintet, losing out Jerry Taugner, and Bill Jones who WinsThe
and Bill Williams.Membership. Then there was the rooster who 61-54 when Hank Bush and Jim starred,.with Hal Southwlck and

was so lazy he never crowed. Just Webb tallied 31 points between George Boyko heading the Mar- bowlers from the Support

Open In stood around until another rooster them. Al Jones with 22 pointswas AvDct scoring. Splinters crashed through the

crowed and then nodded his I high for the Preps along ,with EARLIER SOUTIIWICK and opening week's play in the NATT

Junior Rifle Club head. Walt Stephenson. Boyko helped the Marines win Center league with'eight straight
Dependent children of Navy from Naval Air Weapons System wins without a defeat.
People, like boats, toot loudest School staved off two threats last With Tom Newland, Harold
and civilian personnel at NAS Jax School, 6353. Nevin Koch and Al
nave a chance- to become charter when they're lost in a fog. week, dumping Aviation Electri- Bulcholz topped the losers. Stevenson, Bill Lyons, Hank Ya-

, members of the newly founded The Mlssilemen also lost out zinka, Bob Perkins, Norm Helf-

;" Jacksonville Police Junior Rifle w l-p.rr.n to Aviation Storekeepers, 90-34, rich and Hank Powell topping the

:- Club. with Scott Jones and Herman pins, their 727 average managedto

,The club has Just been voted Howard snaring 41 points between put them on top.

', Into existence by the parent club them. Howard and Bob Hinkel However, it was the pinblasting

'. for the purpose of teaching the also scored high to contribute to Missilemen from Naval Air

S proper methods of handling fire- a 75-59 victory over Aviation Ord- Weapons System School who cop.

", ." arms to juvenile citizens. nancemen. Gary Ravlin and ped the limelight. The team of
,\. Any boy or girl under 18 years Wayne Aspergren boosted the Harry Beaumont, Vin Conley,
\ .
' of age whose application for membership Blockbusters. George Bristler, Ed Murray and

,t\, is approved by a parent The Ordnancemen skinned past Tom Berger scored 2,588 for high

b or guardian and the club's execu- ? the Support Splinters, 77-71, when three games and 888 for high

s'' tlve committee is eligible to join. Wayne Aspergren notched 31 single game.

Jacksonville's junior club Is points and Steve Braddish netted Berger leads the individual

.' part of a nation-wide program, to 12. Hank Powell dumped 31, Don scorers with a 195 average, including

I":., acquaint the youngsters with firearm Fletcher 18, and Jim Hartsell 10 games of 214 and 204, in

safety; it has "succeeded so for the losers. six games. Other leading bowlers:

well that the National Safety I I Burner, AN-P1,178; Frei, Personnel -

t Council claims that pistol and NATTO BASKETBALLTeam I 177; Beaumont, NAWS-1 167;

, rifle shooting for Juveniles Is nowl Won Lost Yazinka, SS, 167; Wilhorn, Per.

1 among the safest of all sports. AGO School 12 0 sonnel, 166; Daly, AN-PI, 165;

l Annual dues for the organization i> AN-P School 9 3 Sauers, NAWS-2, 163; Goetleman,
AK, 163 DeMarco, AGO 162
are $2. and applications may ,1 ... AE School 9.4 ; ;
is .x be obtained at Police Headquarters { Hughes, NAWS-2,161; Blessinger

,t,. the Sports Shop, or at Kirby .------ MarAvDet 8.4 NAWS-3, 160; Grantham. NAWS3 -

:..".." Smith junior high school. SPARE TIME PROJECT-A bunch of lad! at VC-62 got to AK School B. 4 160.
;;: ',* whooping it up with hammers and saws and this is what they AO School 4 8 4 .
i j';:.f A bargain is usually something came up with-a beautiful case to hold excess athletic hardwarethe Administration 2. 9 Definition of gossip: The best '
! has accumulated. "Checked out" as carpenters duringthe in the world
," that's so reasonable they won't squadron way to make a
project are G. V. Harris, AMC, (standing) and D. L Finch, NavAirWeaps 1 11 mountain out of
;\' take it back when you find out constructthe an anthill. Just
; AMC. Ilufh McLaughlin, AM3, not shown, also helped
,:, what's wrong with it. handsome cabinet. Special Serv 1 11 keep digging up the dirt.r. .


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JAX AIR NEWS Page Seven r:

Record Blind Entry Bogey PlaysIn Event -r-- -iJIL! -.J Keg Battle r

ft record entry of 118 golfers

went to the post last Saturday Tightens At

the largest Blind Bogey golf

tournament ever held at NAS \ Mainside :

up some of the warmest
The Mainside Bowling League
sunshine seen on the local
battle roared into its second stage
all Winter, the record
links this week and most of the firstweek's

throng of golfers pre-selected its leaders were displaced -
handicaps and then battled
own I at least to some degree
and batted its way through 18. r I r
M. I "
I SM I VF-22' took over sold possession
holes. M : }
!of the National division lead and
< ; '.. .
Those who were skillful, or ., I .
.f, in addition remained the only unbeaten
lucky, enough to land within a \
keg crew In the circuit.
ten stroke margin of 70 to 80 y '.' ? I
The American division which
watched at a post-tourney draw :' .. ,
> last week had a four-way dead-
ing while the winning numberof :
lock at its helm, was down to a
72 was drawn out of a hat.
two-team race this week as Supply
Five of the sizeable group of and ComFairJax each posted

scorers: Tillman Bozeman; Ed 11-1 marks.

Bishop and wife, Dorothy; Bill
=r kt Personnel, Electronics and
Koressel and Capt. H. L. Fergusonall

had fired the fateful figure .. ,v.w.ww..w>.,__"...>",."",.w._, ,...''x "" >',..",.w.v.-", FAW-11 were only two games
back of the leaders with equal
and were awarded merchandise READY FOR ACTION-Part of the big squad of boxers representing/ Jacksonville Navy who 9-3 slates.
prizes for their efforts. will compete in the Jacksonville District Golden Gloves Tournament February 6, 7 and 8 Is shown

shot 86 with a'14- above. With both sailors and marines comprising: the unit left to right are Rudy Lara, 174 VF-22 KNOCKED off VAIM,
Bozeman an Pounds; Bob Carriveau, 153' Eugene Scarberry, 126; James Burks 150; John Campbell, 160; Chuck 4-0, in its only match of the
stroke handicap; Bishop and Fer- Reibling, 165; John Baxley 160; Bill Mohr, 153; Jack Davis, 165; Jim McLaughlin 147; Robbie Wil period
guson each carded 92's with 20- son, 168 and Bob Preftt,181.23Man and thereby kept its record

Koressel tallieda unblemished. Don McCambridgeand
point ;
minus six and Mrs. Richard Witt led the Fighter
78 ,
parlayed a 112 with a 40-stroke Jax Navy Squad Snmmitt Gets Ace 507 Squadron and 502.with respective sets of

handicap for her 72. I
At Hyde Park The week's best set score was

For Golden GlovesComprising turned in by Clarence Bigger-
Ready Saturday was Chuck Sum-
6ND FrceThrouTI mitt's big day. staff who rolled a 580 which included -

one game cf 222. Bigger-
Tourney SlatedAny a 23-man squad, Sailors and Marines from The NATTCenter Marine staff and his teammates, Carmine

Jax Navy will be well represented in the forthcoming Jack performed one of the rare phe- Marinelli and W E. Coffey all

interested military person- sonville District 17th annual Golden Gloves tournament in nomena of golfdom by blastingout turned in 500-plus sets Communications
nel possessing ,a dead-eye and the Main Street Gymnasium next Monday, Tuesday and an ace on the No. 6 holeat downed VC-62 in one
steady hands will be in demandthe Wednesday. Hyde Park.Summitt's .
of the
highest-scoring matches
week of Feb. 13, when local on
Six of the boxers are entered, swat came during record at Mainside. ",
competition begins at the Main- welterweight Ronald Lowry, ANP -
in the Open Division and will havea ; a match between Jax Navy
side for the Sixth Naval BOTH TEAMS turned in better-
Gym School, middleweight; Paul
crack at a chance to compete and the Hyde Park crew. The
District Basketball Free-Throw Shea, AN-P School, middleweight; than-2500 series for the evening
in the All Eastern Championships Navymen took the tilt with a
tournament. Roger Roberts, AN-P School, welterweight with the Communicators bowling
close 14-13 decision..
at New York City in early March. I ,
Unlike most athletic meets,this ; Donald Gatto, AO-A a record-smashing 2,551 total to
THEY INCLUDE Johnny Bax- The No. ,6 hole is a 140-yard
2,519 for the losers. Earl Black-
one will be held strictly on a local School, featherweight; Errol Rich-
level with all charity tosser ley, NAS Fleet Logistics, middle- ardson, AN-P School, light heavy- affair and Summitt needed just stock rolled 508; A. F. Feller, 543;
I his
weight; Marine Danny. Miura, AO- one stroke with 8-iron to
and J. K. Osmond in
a splendid
Norman Walzer AN-P
shooting a total of 100 free throwsin weight; ,
end it
A School, flyweight; Bob Carri- losing effort.In .
four series of 25 each. School, featherweight.Sailors .
veau, NAS Fleet Logistics, light I (P.S.-Station golf pro Jack
Their scores will then be submitted Leo Parker, NAS general, loop scores seem to
weight; Rip Collins, NAS Cecil Harvey, who sold Summitt the be much higher this than
to tourney headquarters, Field, welterweight; Marine Rudy Operations, lightweight; Clarence ball used In the blast, takes last year
season, as evidenced the
where the final results will be Lara, NavAirWeaps School, mid- Scarberry, NavAirWeaps School, part of the credit for the unusual fact that 19 circuit by
keglers toppedthe
tabulated and the winners crown featherweight; Floyd Dawklns.
dleweight; and Marine Jim Mc- shot). 500 mark in the week
ed. Laughlin, AN.P School, welter AE-A School, 'lightweight; Rob- alone. past

Foul-line sharpshooters are ask bie Wilson, NavAirWeaps School,
One of the week's
ed to middleweight; Bob Profitt, AO-A FairJax highlightscame
submit their entries through The other 17 listed by Coach Cage last Thursday when Chloe
their commands who will in turn School, 'heavyweight.
Bob Perkins for the Novice Divisions Berg became the first Wave to
submit the completed lists to The Jacksonville Recreation Department
include: TourneyPairingsSet roll a 500-set'and a 200-game this

Special Services. Marines Ronald Taylor, AN- co-sponsors with the season in a 501 and 223 performance

A special contest will be held P School, middleweight; Robert Jacksonville Sportsmen's Club, announced A. M. against 0 &' R. Chloe's 223
this year for the Waves. that teams from Glynco Monday the
Taylor, AN-P School, middle- single was highestone-game
weight; Jack Davis, AN-P School, Navy, Green Cove Navy, Camp score of the week.American .
1 "John, this isn't our baby.You've Air Pairings for the ComFairJax .
Stewart (Army), Tyndall Division .
middleweight Steve Perry, AN-P
taken the carriage area Basketball tourney will be
Force Base, Ft. Bennlng (Army), Teams
." School, middleweight; Fred Nor- announced next Monday morning W L Pet.

"Shut up, you dope. This one'igot man, AO-A School, welterweight. Lake City, Jacksonville Beach, !at 0900 in the office of Fleet Air Supply 11 1 .917
Glen Panama
Lackawanna, Myra _
ComFairJax 11 1 .917
real rubber tires." BILL HOUR, AN-P School, Welfare and Recreation officerLt.
Park, Wilder A. C. and Gainesville Dave Barksdale. Personnel-__ 9 3 .750:

would compete. Electronics _' 9, 3 .750:

56 Fliers Cage Edition Servicemen in uniform will be Seven fleet units have entered FAW-11..._. 9 3 .750
teams in the
for tourney Dispensary _____ 6 6 .500
I admitted each evening fifty
which will boost the winner into '
In NAMTD 4 4.500
Engaging WarmUpsNAS cents. the ComAirLant tourney at Nor- Boathouse 4 4 .500

folk beginning February 13.
Special Services 5 7 .417
Jacksonville fans will
cage Winslows Third Flight VF-43, FAWTULANT, VF-173,
have a chance to see their Sixth tramural playoffs as well as var- I O&R 3 9. .250

Naval District in Fasron 6, VF-173, VP-16 and VA- Waves _________ 1 7 .125
representatives McCaffrey'sgroup Two-Ball
sity action, Coach Winners .In '
15 of Cecil Field all are definitely Public
Works _
0 12 .000
for the first time next '
Wednesday when the of hardwood warriors will Comdr. and Mrs. William Wins- slated to enter the local event. NARTU -.- 0 12 .000

Fliers evening workout at Mainside this Sunday low won the Third Flight of the Following the ComFairJax and National Division
will meet Jacksonville Junior -
College in the Mainside afternoon from 1430 to 1730. recent all-Station Mixed Two- ComAirLant tournaments, win Teams W L Pet.

The following the gym.Fliers than three Ball golf tourney by default over ning fleet basketball representatives VF-22._.._.,_.,_ 8 0 1.000
evening The team has less
and will to the Atlantic
Comdr. Jewel Westmoreland move on "Blue Bolts" 7 1 ,875
will be back the
floor to on AFB.same weeks to gain game experience Mrs, Elizabeth Doane. Fleet cage meet on February 27. VC-62___ 9 3' .750
engage Moqdy
Starting time for both games is before entering the Sixth Naval The Winslows had defeated the IN MARCH TilE championshipship VP-16 6 2 .750

2015. District playoffs at Green Cove John Stones, 1-up, to enter the and shore quintets will com- Communications 8 4 .667

Busy trying to sandwich in in- ,,Springs beginning February 20. ,final round. pete against outstanding shore- VA-44 5 3 .625
based -basketecrs for the all-Navy VAIM 6 6 .500

Eastern title. Both the Atlantic "Hotshots" 4 4 .500

I Crackerjax Lose Stars; Face Orlando Waf Next Fleet and all-Navy Eastern tour- VA-43 __ 3 5 .371

neys will be held jn Norfolk. Fa ron Six 3 5 .375

Fasron 6, VF-173 and VP16are VA-175..., 1 7 .125

With a record of eight wins this week with the loss 'of three Cooper;; in the forward positions. currently competing in the VW-4 _ 0 8 .000

and! five losses against Service- players-Ellen Bryan, the team's AS GUARDS HE has old stand- Mainside Intramural Basketball VF-173. 0. 12 .000

women's teams of the Southeast, Murphyand bys of Gaye Cooper, Joanie John loop. .
leading scorer, and Anne Simmons. A new- .
the Jax Navy Wave Crackerjaxwill son Rhymes of
Davis both dependable thcTimes1MB
meet the Wafs from OrlandoAir Carolyn comer, Virginia Flodine, also

Force Base Saturday night at I reserves. looks good in the guard position.Last WEEKEND TIDE rOG EA6 s

1900 in the Mainside gym. I Coach Fred Dammeyer has weekend the Crackerjax JUGU LOW ou6 6oobf- 1BUTWrTN

Sunday the Crackerjax are been experimenting all week to defeated the strong Prudential A.M. P.M. A.M. P.M. SHE HAG HIM ON)TH HOOK

pitted against the powerful At- Life Insurance Co. team of the FrL 1:04: 1:22: 1:19 7:31: ((&> y N,
lantic rig up an offense to replace the Jax Women's League, 39-33, under -
Blues Sat. 2:01 2:19 8:22
a n independentteam : : : ,8:30:
in King Hall at 1300. departees. lIe is working Pat Ash- AAU rules. Ruth Bradshawled Sun 3:00: 3:19: 9:2': 927

TilE WAVES WERE hit hard craft, Ruth Bradshaw and Anne the scoring for the Waves. 1



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3 bdrm. hse Conv. Lakeshore. EV

8-3243 or Ext. 650. l' nJ ngton.
Gar. apt. $35. 4462 Melrose' Ave. t

EV 0-1327. Cooker,
3 bdrm. unfurn hse. 5126 Free-

(Prepared by NATTCenter Lit mont Ave. Lakeshore, Ext. 583.. ,
brarian for all Navy libraries in Cribbs.

the area.) 3rm. f urn. apt. 3252 Bignen' St. ..

Animals and Other People: The M EV 81760., Ballantine. ,
new collection of some of Brom- 2 bdrm. unfurn. hse $80. 4731

field's best stories of his dogs Shelby Ave. EV 8-3612. Mcln. ;

(and other friends) is very time arnay. ,
ly if you've been reading aboutor 2 story furn. hse. 1 or 2 units.103'rd .

attending the dog shows of St., Wesconnett. EV ?-

the past week Knowing how 3753. Silcox. "

many of you read both stories 2 bdrm. furn. apt. 716 Kingsley

and training manuals) about man's Ave. Cranes& Pk. Phillimeano.
..... .- .., "< 11-, .:'
best friend recommend this Share 7 rm. hse. 349 Woodlawn
we Here the elected officers of the lax Federal
one with no hesitation! Credit Union. Front row (left to right are Charles Head, supervisory committee; Robert Rossini Ave. EV 7-5885.: Easterlirig. .
Dogs and People: The-light and credit committee; James Burton, credit committee Dorothy Leonard, board of directors; CecilAcree 2 bdrm. upper furn. apt. $68. 2037
gay touch is in this essentially board of directors; and Ottis Beck, board of directors. Back row (left to right) Bill Potts, Herschel St., 5 Points EV ?-
board of directors; Joe O'Connell, board of directors; Umberto Pesxulla, board of directors Harry 4321. Caldwell.
non-fiction title to if
enjoy Jarrard. board of directors; Sammie Whittington, board of directors; Bill Catrette, board of direc
you have had, do have or hope to tors; Arthur Allen, supervisory committee; and William Fudge, credit committee. Absent from the 4 rm. furn. gar. apt. $65. EV 9-
have your own dogs to under photo are Evelyn Clark, board of directors; Andrew Carlson, credit committee; and Russell Proctor 0291. Banks
hand supervisory commit ee. 3' rm. hse. $49.50. 9361-103nL St.

You Train Your Dog: Not.very h. EV 8-3537. Drlggers.
new but always popular help for Training Can 3 rm. apt: $57. 4502 Irvington St.
EV 8-6768. Carney.
v. both the beginner and the experienced "
Furn. apt 2967'' Selma St. EV
dog owner. Bring Prestige '
Complete Book of Dog Obedi 96480. NeiL
1 bdrm. furn. 1511 St.
apt. Barrs
ence: Published last Spring, this
is outstanding coverage of the Scouts Told EV 8.2407.'Spurgon.,
2 furn. apts. 2660 Forbes St. EV
subject which will
be appreciatedby Boy Scouts get training and 73697. Snow.
all owners who take pride ina
experience assume positions of 1 bdrm eff. 385 EV
dog's good manners. ...... ; apt. Crystal.
Growing Camellias As A Hobby prominence and leadership in the I 77002.

: Another local show has given future, according to Robert Garth, 2.bdrm.,unfurn. hse. Murray Hill,

impetus to the increasing interestin who spoke to Scouts and parentsof 1 )LTM I I624.4 Wilson! :Blyd.. _EV 74349.

this lovely flower. We've sev Troop 131 last Wednesday nightIn :J :t I Zimmerman.FOR SALE
eral books devoted to its cultiva i
the Naval Air Station Scout 3 i bdrm. ,hse. $1000 dwn. $75 mo.
tion and there are excellent t.., ,,' '
2768 Pk. Rd. EV 7-4790.
lIall.I .
chapters in general garden books, i& Quinn.
especially those concerned with Head of the Public Works design '
I ..
-- 2 bdrm. hse. $49 mo. Equity -
the special problems of gardening division, Garth related how
cash only. 5255 Camille Ave. EV-
in the lower south. I he first registered as a Boy Scout 4 4r 98680. Roberts..

Birdman of Alcatraz: The ama 45: years ago when one of Ameri
3 bdrm. hse. Venetia Terr. 5106
< ,
zing story of an Alcatraz prisoner, ca's first troops was organized
I Ensign. Ave. EV"85552. How
solitary for--39-years,who :has in Union 'City '-Tennessee*' Many w ard. .
become an expert on bir is. A of his fellow scouts have risen to
book with great appeal for, those 'I high positions In business, finance .., 5 PI.rm.Burkhart.bungalow. 1616 Fairfield

interested in penology or criminallaw I i I and the professions. Others. have i! :.LnI: 17 1948 hse. trailer. Orange Pk.
for the general reader who been inspired by the scouting program CO-4-8421. Baxter.

read Cell 2455, Death Row, and to aid in park development CITED BY CREDIT UNION President of the Jax Navy MISCELLANEOUSRiders

certainly the book for the para md similar philanthropies. Credit Union, Joseph O'Connell (left), presents to Michael Gas- wanted from East 20th St
keet or canary owner 1 cone, Employees Relations Superintendent 'of Industrial Relat-
Theatre '55: The new editionof The Scouts' Wednesday program dons Department, a commendation certificate for service and assistance to NAS. Ext. 8288. Singleton.
included merit badge work rendered the credit union. One of the initiators of the local Riders wanted from Neptune to
an annual wHich has become and knot tying relays. Later, a I credit union, Cascone was honored by the group for valuable NA TTC. Hrs. 0730 1610. Ext.
very much a "best seller" with services performed, at the fourth annual meeting held last Thurs.
Scout Jim Bas 8503.
portrait of Eagle Gregory.
the many who have found the day _
cenrtlle ways unveiled by young Rider wanted to Memphis Tenn.
pleasure of reading plays whetheror Baskervllle and his parents in a Arrive on Feb. 24. Share ex

not they've seen them. spotlight ceremony. Credit Union Still Grows penses. Ext. 8586 or EV 9-9586
Years .Of The City- : Another ; Kelly.
penetrating novel by George .
Stewart. Those who have read Lessons Found in Bldg. 27 a man's wed.
his Storm or the effective Fire Assets Over $500,000
ding band. Inquire at NAS
will be interested in his departure For ChildrenDancing
Set Navy Exchange, Mrs. Wiggins.
from the modern scene to ancient( Since its 'birth :four years ago the Jax Navy Federal 1 .
Greece. An imaginary city is lessons In tap, ballet Credit Union has increased its assets to $507,031, has upped
traced from its first settlers and acrobatic dancing are being NATTCenter Band
its membership to 3,117, and has made over $1,010,000 in
through its great days of power given every Wednesday afternoonat loans. Needs'' MembersDue
and final decay and destruction. the Girl Scout Hall, Building
0 Some 350 credit union membersand t 0 turnover of student
Provocative: reading! 612. 1%.
When you come to your libraryto Sponsored by the All-Wives their guests heard these The Board of Directors revised personnel, the NATTCenter Band

see the out-of-town news- club, with Mrs. Kirnan, a professional heartenIng and' encouraging reports the; loan policy in 1955, authorizing :- urgently needs musicians on all

papers or when you have time to as instructor, classes'' for on the status and growth of approval of unsecured. loans instruments. All hands, both NAT -
browse be to of 1500 to $400 on a signature and up TC and NAS are welcome.
sure see some children begin at up
younger the fourth
organization at the annual -
the reference books whichare to $800 with co-signers. In 1955 Only qualification is ability to
i.. new and for the older tots at 1600. meeting of the Jax Navy
hand the unit moved to its new location read dance music. Rehearsals are
on for your pleasure: A liberal fee is being charged for federal Credit Union'held last
World We Live In is Life Maga the lessons. in the west wing of Building held Tuesday and Thursday in
Thursday at the Civilian Cafe : Building 593 (EM Club) at 1830.
zine's, beautiful picture study of '. teria. 39.
; the earth's formation and the de I The financial and statistical Persons interested may either
velopment of life on it. Assistant The report to the membership report of 1955 shows assets of -come to rehearsals or phone ex

Pictorial History Of American given by president Joseph O'Con $507,031.69, of which $485,016.88are tension 8555 after working hours,
(Continued from Page 1) nell and other credit union offi "
\ -, Presidents traces with text' and loans outstanding; had income Saturdays or Sundays. Instruments
picture the outstanding events of scheduled to make a helicopter cers, showed that assets more received via interest of $32,246.51; are available.
the Carrier Basin at than doubled that 'of last year's
tour of of and
our history. expenses $19,121.77; a ne)
His NAAS Maypcrt, Green. Cove figure Of $202,000. A total of 2,755 of $13,246.74. Members declared tee were Andrew Carlson of 0
Churchill, Life In Photo gain -
& Robert Rossini 0 & R
Field. loan for total of Rj ;
Springs and NAS Cecil a
" dividend of 4% for the "
graphs is almost a history of our I
James Burton 0 & R William
i ( ;
> times. During his Jax visitMr. Pratt $896,351.77 were processed by year 1955.
Potts, Supply; and William
credit committee. Of these 2,276
will be accompanied by Mrs. were
Fudge, Supply.
\ were approved for a total of $725
at the annual meeting.
aide elected
Pratt and his naval Capt.
\ f RS 523.11. There were 114 applica The Supervisory committee
The Board of Directors includes
James H. Mint Mrs. Pratt is
. tions for extension and loan bal members for 1956 are Arthur Allen
O'Connell of Overhauland
scheduled 'to visit with Navy Joseph
, wives.A ance of which 113 were approved. Repair Department; Sammie >Fiscal Department; Russell

native of Newton, Mass., the SINCE 1952 THE local credit Whittington, Public Works De- Proctor, 0 & Rj; and Charles
" o 0 Head Jr. 0 & R.
/ assistant secretary has been, a'' union, which Naval military and partment; Cecil Acree, Comptroller's ,
A I IL member of the Naval Reserve civilian personnel and their de. Office; Umberto Pezzula, 0 J, D. Kennedy Jr., director of

P since' 1933 and during WWII pendents in the Duval Countyarea & R department; Evelyn Clark, Florida Credit Union League, delivered

N1 served five years on'active duty, are eligible to Join, has writ. NAS Cecil Field; Ottis Beck, 0 the, principal address.

1 P q rising from Ltjg( ) to Commander ten off a total of $1,251.17 in bad & R; Dorothy Leonard, 0_& Rj; .'-

lie served on the staff of loans. Of this, some $172.49 has Harry Jarrard, 0 & R; and Bill A bigamist 'is one who learns

Adm. Chester W.. Nimltz: in the been collected to make the total Catrette, 0 & R. too late that two rites make a

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>Page Eight JAX AIR NEWS" 2 February 1956Prepared


3 bdrm. hse. Conv. Lakeshore EV

8-3243 or Ext. 650. P nnlngton.Gar. .
apt. $35. 4462 Melrose Ave. .1

EV 91327. Cooker,

3 bdrm. unfurn. hse. 5126 Free-

( by NATTCenter Librarian mont Ave. Lakeshore, Ext. 983. ...
for all Navy libraries in Cribbs.

the area.) 3"rm. furn. apt. 3252 Bignen 'St. ,

Animals and Other People: The EV 8-1760. Ballantine. '
V Nra 2 bdrm. unfurn. hse $80. 4731
new collection of some of Brom- a? r w
field's best stories of his dogs Shelby Ave. EV 8-3612. Mcln-:

(and other friends) is very time- arnay. .
ly if you've been reading aboutor 2 story furn. hse. 1 or 2 units.

attending the dog shows of 103rd St., Wesconnett. EV 7- ,

the past week. Knowing how ; 3753. Silcox. .
many of you read both stories 2 bdrm. turn. apt. 716 Kingsley

and training manuals) about man's -ii :' Ave.. Oran q Pk. PhUllme no.

best friend recommend this Share 7 rm. hse. 349 Woodlawn
we CREDIT UNION OFFICERS-Here are the newly elected officers of the Jax Navy Federal
one with no hesitation! Credit Union. Front row (left to right) are Charles Head, supervisory committee; Robert Rossini Ave ,EV 7-5885. Easterling.. .
Dogs and People: The-light and credit committee; James Burton, credit committee Dorothy Leonard, board of directors; CecifAgree 2 bdrm. upper furn. apt. $68. 2037
gay touch is in this essentially board of directors; and Ottis Beck, board of directors. Back row (left to right) Bill Potts, Herschel St., 5 Points EV 7-
board of directors Joe O'Connell, board of directors Umberto Pexzulla board of
; ; HarryJarrard. 4321. Caldwell.
non-fiction title to if dlredorsi.
enjoy board of directors; Sammie Whittington, board of directors; Bill Catrette, direc
you have had, do have or hope to tors; Arthur Allen, supervisory committee; and William Fudge credit committee. Absent from the 4. rm. furn. gar. apt. $65. EV 9-

have your own dogs to under photo are Evelyn Clark, board of directors; Andrew Carlson, credit committee; and Russell Proc- 0291. Hanks. ,
stand. tor, supervisory commit ee. 3' rm. hse. $49.50. 9361103rd. St.

You Train Your Dog: Not very EV 8-3537. Driggers.

new but always popular help for Training Can 3' rm. apt.. $57. 4502 Irvington .St..

.... both the beginner and the experi- ,EV 86768.. Carney.. .-
Furn. apt 2967 Selma St. EV :
enced dog owner. Bring Prestige
Complete Book of Dog Obedience 96480..
1 bdrm. furn. 1511 Barrs St.
: Published last Spring, this
Scouts Told EV 8-2407. Spurgon..
is Outstanding coverage of the
2 furn. apts. 2660 Forbes St. ,EV
subject which will be appreciatedby Boy Scouts get training and 7-3697. Snow.
all owners who take pride in
experience to assume positions of 1 bdrm. eff. apt. 385 Crystal. EV,
a dog's good manners. ",
Growing Camellias As A Hobby prominence and leadership the 77002.

: Another local show has given future, according to Robert Garth, 2,bdrm..unfurn. hse. Murray Hill,

impetus to interestin -6244 Wilson Blyd. EV. 74349..
the increasing who spoke to Scouts and parentsof
this lovely flower. We've several \ ; Zimmerman.
Troop 131 last Wednesday night >iJ FOR SALE
books devoted to its cultiva-
I' :in the Naval Air Station Scout 3 bdrm.: hse. $1000 dwn. $75 mo.
tion and there are excellent .. i''
: Hall. t:; + 2768 Hyde Pk. Rd. EV 74790.
chapters in general garden books, .:oj
r; winnwoerwwwwFg Quinn.
especially those concerned with I Head of the Public Works design t -
-- 2 bdrm. hse. $49 mo. Equity -
the special problems of gardeningin division, Garth related how
cash only. 5255 Camille Ave. EV-
the lower south. I he first registered as a Boy Scout 98680. Roberts.. +
BirdMan of Alcatraz: The ama- 45 years ago when one -of Ameri
3 bdrm. hse. Venetia Terr.
zing story of an Alcatraz prisoner, ca's first troops was organized ,Howand. 5106
Ensign Ave. EV85552.
.in-solitary for-39-years, who has I in ''Unlon'Cityl'ennea ee.. ,Manyof M '

become an expert on birds. A his fellow scouts have risen to
5 rm bungalow. 1616 Fairfield
book with great appeal for those high positions in business, finance Pl. Burkhart.
interested in penology criminallaw I i I Others have .
or and the professions.
17' 1948 hse. trailer. Orange Pk.
for the general reader who been inspired by the scouting program ......... ...............r....'rwnai+1.mY.'----L -. ------------ CO48421. Baxter.MISCELLANEOUS.

read Cell 2455, Death Row, and to aid In park development I CITED BY CREDIT UNION President of the Jax Navy
certainly the book for the Credit Union O'Connell (left to Michael Cas-
para- and similar philanthropies. Joseph ), presents Riders wanted from East 20th St
keet or canary owner I cone, Employees Relations Superintendent of Industrial Relat-
Theatre '55: The new editionof The Scouts' Wednesday program tions Department, a commendation certificate for service and as- to NAS. Ext. 8288. Singleton.
Included merit badge work sistance rendered the credit union. One of the Initiators of the local Riders wanted from Neptune to
an annual which has become and knot tying relays. Later, a credit union, Cascone was honored by the group for valuable NATTC. Hrs. 0730 1610. Ext.
very much a "best seller" with services performed, at the fourth annual meeting held last Thurs
portrait of Eagle Scout Jim Bas- 8503. Gregory.
the many who have found the day.
cervtlla was unveiled by young Rider wanted to Memphis Tenn.
pleasure of reading plays whetheror
Baskerville and his parents in a .Arrive on Feb. 24. Share ex
not they've seen them. spotlight ceremony. Credit Union Still Grows penses. Ext. 8586 or EV 9-9586
Years .Of The City' : Another ; Kelly.

penetrating novel by George LOST AND FOUND .

Stewart. Those who have read Dancing LessonsSet Found in Bldg. 27 a man's wedding .
his Storm or the effective Fire Assets Over $500,000Since
band. Inquire at NAS
will be interested in his departure For Children
Navy Exchange, Mrs.; Wiggins.
from the modern scene to ancient Its birth four years ago the Jax Navy Federal l .
Greece. An imaginary city is Dancing lessons in tap, ballet
Credit Union has increased its assets to $507,031, has uppedits
traced from its first settlers !and acrobatic dancing are being NATTCenter Band
membership to 3,117, and has made over $1,010,000 in
through its great days of power given every Wednesday afternoonat loans. Needs MembersDue
and final decay and destruction. the Girl Scout Hall, Building
Some 350 credit union membersand
to turnover of student
Provocative reading! 612. 1%.
When you come to your libraryto Sponsored by the All-Wives their guests heard these The Board of Directors revisedthe personnel, the NATTCenter Band

see the out-of-town news club, with Mrs. Kirnan, a profes. heartening and' encouraging reports loan policy in 1955, authoriz urgently needs musicians on all

papers or when you have time to sional, as instructor, classes' for on the status and growth of ing approval of unsecured. loans instruments. All hands, both NA .
, browse be to of to $400 on a signature and'upto TTC. and NAS are welcome.
sure see some younger children begin at 1500 up ,
the organization at the fourth annual
the new reference books whichare and for the older tots at 1600.A meeting of the Jax Navy $800 with co-signers. In 1955 Only qualification is ability to

on hand for your pleasure: liberal fee is being charged for Federal Credit Union' held last the unit moved to its new location read dance music. Rehearsals are
World We Live In is Life Maga the lessons. in the west wing of Building held Tuesday and Thursday in

zine's beautiful picture 'study of f .. Thursday teria. at- the Civilian Cafe- 39. Building 593 (EM Club) at 1830.

the earth's formation and the development The financial and statistical Persons interested may either
of life on it. AssistantContinued The report to the membership, report of 1955 shows assets of come to rehearsals or phone extension

Pictorial History Of American given by president Joseph O'Con- $507,031.69, of which $485,016,88are 8555 after working hours,
Presidents traces with text', and ( from Page 1)) nell and other credit union officers loans outstanding; had income Saturdays or Sundays.' Instru

picture the outstanding events of scheduled to make a helicopter showed that assets more received via interest of $32,246.51; ments are available.
tour of the Carrier Basin at than doubled that of last year's of and
our history. expenses $19,121.77; a net
NAAS Mayport, Green. Cove figure Of $202,000. A total of 2,755 tee were Andrew Carlson of 0
gain of 1324674. Members declared
. Churchill, His Life In Photographs -
& Robert Rossini 0 & R
Springs and NAS Cecil Field. loan applications for a total of Ri; ;
" dividend of 4% for the
a "
is almost a history of our
" times. During his Jax visit Mr. ;Pratt $896,351.77 were processed by the year 1959. James Burton, 0 & R; William
Potts, Supply; and William
credit committee. Of these 2,276
will be accompanied by Mrs. were
\ were approved for a total of $725- Fudge, Supply.
Pratt and his naval aide, Capt. elected at the annual meeting.
s 523.11. There 114 The Supervisory committee
R James H. MinL Mrs. Pratt is The Board of Directors includes
\ tions for extension and loan balance O'Connell of Overhauland members for 1956 are Arthur Allen .
scheduled visit'with Navy Joseph
. wives.A of which 113 were approved. Repair Department; Sammie ]:Fiscal Department; Russell

native of Newton, Mass., the SINCE 1952 THE local credit Whittington, Public Works De- Proctor 0 & R; and Charles
0 R 0 Head Jr. 0 & R.
assistant secretary has been a union, which Naval military and partment) Cecil Acree, Comptroller's ,

member of the Naval Reserve civilian personnel and their dependents Office; Umberto Pezzula, O J. D. Kennedy Jr. director of

since' 1933 and during WWII in the Duval Countyarea !& R department; Evelyn Clark Florida Credit Union League, delivered

NT EP served five years on'active duty, are eligible to join, has writ. NAS Cecil Field; Ottis Beck, 0 I the, principal address.

rR rising from LtJg) to Commander. ten off a total of $1,251.17 in bad & R; Dorothy Leonard, O_& R, ..t

He served on the staff of loans. Of this, some $172.49 has Harry Jarrard, 0 & R; and Bill A bigamist .is one who learns

Adm. Chester 'W. Nimltz: in the been collected to make the total Catrette, 0 & R. ., too late that two rites make a

(Answer to Page 3 Puzzle) Pacific. Joss about $1,078.58, or 1/10 of Elected to the Credit Commit- wrong.r -