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Title: Jax air news
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Language: English
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: February 9, 1956
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Assistant S cNav Pratt Hears Of Local Shortage Of Technicians


Assistant Secretary of hero last Thursday. Cornwell, Commander Fleet are issued new type aircraft; able time is lost. I
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the Navy (Personnel and Running the gamut of trainIng Air Jacksonville, acting as conference these aircraft have new com- Another had a similar prob- I '. .,

Reserve Forces ) Albert education, morale, benefits, moderator, the officers, plicated gadgets that no one lem. His squadron received six

.. Pratt got an earful of facts reenlistments, .recruiting, house representing some 12 separate has seen before and for which new planes, with new all-
and figures on the critical ing and manpower, the confer- commands in this area plus weather fire control systems.
shortage of trained techni- ence gave the Secretary firsthand many other units, for the most men with specialist ratings are And the squadron had nary a

cians and other skilled personnel knowledge of the problems part listed as their No. 1 problem required for maintenance. We fire controlman on its roster. '.'
from: commanding that plague commanding this shortage of skilled find there are no ratings in this Which means other men with
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officers of units in the Jack officers whose duty it is to "get technicians. area that can do the job. Training their own specialist ratings
sonville Navy area during the job done." As one Air: Group Commander of these personnel has start- have to be shifted to do tho

the one-day conference held With Rear ,Adm. Delbert S. explained. "Our squadrons ed, butt takes time and value (Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 1)



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VOL-13 No. 44 UNITED STATES NAVAL AIR STATION JACKSONVILLE FLORIDA 9 February 1956

Home of Commander Naval Air Bases, Sixth Naval District; Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville; Fleet Air Winr 11: Naval Air Technical Training Center

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Donald B. Duncan, vIce .* : ,. \ ', .Il week the first AD-6 "Sky-
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chief of Naval Operations, has ... ." ;. 'I'"ti', tf'':'.: :(:" ., r r .,. '1"'Ji..i't.f ..) raider" to reach NAS Jacksonville ,

stated firmly that overloadingthe ".:: ,., ; with the Navy's new colorsof
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wire and radio circuits witha ,..t"'1 i : "iI:1'.l ., '. "" ,: grey and white.

lot of routine administrative +., :.!i'"';, '... ,''f;:;JfIlJ;" .i.f;! 4JIfto ':, .. : Flown here by Ltjg( ) Benton
messages will promptly halt.I I \ : : : :")"I' ::'f" Davis Jr., VA-45 ferry pilot, the
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The admiral has been concerned .,. :: :> 't.1: : ., ., ,, ;''iil, ; ;" '{'."' ." ".. Ii,1: Skyraider was the first received it:
about the heavy load of routine :r' ,,: .." ;:,, ):, I.M"r.' : ""." ". "IIi,. '", !. ......' .. under a current program in which
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dispatches and the shortage of / ." .'II., ..'.,. .. ,, ,. .,.. ,:, jl jlf the squadron is exchanging old
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communications personnel, and ... ,"r...' ,." ;; AD's for newly overhauled ones i
wants an Immediate 20 percent I ; :: : ; at Overhaul and Repair, Quonset
reduction in radio and wire: traf ., 'j"d' d; ----i iwi Point, R. I. The newpaint colorsare -.-,. ---- --
'.; to become standard on all TO INSPECT NATO-Center
tic.COMPLYING Rear Adm. Frank Akers
-. aircraft.
Navy
with an OPNav > (above), Chief of Naval Air
instruction to this effect, a NAS The new light-color scheme Technical Training, and his
Jax Station instruction has been promises to provide a few "nas staff, will conduct the annual
officer ty" headaches for each plane Admlnlstrative-lUaterlallnspee-
captain
issued by the commanding tion of NATTCenter lax during
stating that administrative traffic whose job it is to keep his the week of February 12.Restrictions .
..., plane cleaned and polished. How-
will be reduced by mailing messages '
which do not require Immediate .. ever, the remedy,may be In'.a
action and which are of >, special cleaning solution which On-

routine information. the squadron's maintenance department
has order. GI Home Loans
now on
The NAS Jax relay center, em-
ploying 15 civilian teletype ope BE MY VALENTINE Pert Waves and Women Marines at The "Blackbirds" expect to re
NATTCenter form a heart and arrow In front of their barracks ceive all new aircraft by the end Eased FHAThe
rators, has been handling 100,000 In honor of St. Valentine's Day, which is to be observed next By
the first hereto
of and
month, with less than February are
messages a Tuesday. The Women Marines make up the arrow.
one non-delivery in that time get the new-colored Skyraid- original provisions of the

The military personnel allowance Second Increment ers Their arrival earlienwas delayed "in service home purchase pro

here is 25 percent short, ntostly by a six month Mediterranean gram"-tightened last August to

in rated personnel, which makes cruise aboard the carrier USS require a seven per cent down

the load doubly heavy, accordingto More Vaccine Available Intrepid. '*" payment and a maximum term of
.
Lcdr. J. F. J. Stinson, Commu ; I 25 years on the mortgagehavebeen

nications Officer. WEATHER OUTLOOK restored by the Federal

THE LACK of experienced com- Friday Increaing cloudinesswith Housing Administration.

munications personnel to handle Inoculation ContinuesAn showers during the night. November the FHA loweredthe

all the wires ,and radio messages Saturday Cloudy with showers down payment to five per

sent over the Naval Communica increased second increment of Salk polio vaccine received in the morning and clearingin cent, as originally provided, and

dons System has caused real by th -Medical Department of Naval Air Station will the afternoon. recently it restored the mort

worry. OpNav officials,say thereis enable the recently initiated inoculation program for depen Sunday Partly cloudy witha gage term to 30 years However,
a critical shortage of radiomen, dents to be continued and expanded. few widely scattered showers. nothing in the FHA order requires -

electronics technicians, and tele- .. any lending agency to
vaccine than "
One-third :"
more ; ;
There is also, they a ?
men. say make money available to a serv-
shortage of experienced civilian that received last month'brings iceman for that long: a period, and
communicators employed by the 810 'cc here to be proportionedamong to find
< one willing to do so cre-
the various
of
,system. dependents ates a problem in itself.
reduction in commands, as well as dependentsof V
The result is the
Nto The increased
in term is permitted ,,
other military personnel
status of six of the Navy's com-
entire "on all FHA loans not yet insured
the Jacksonville area. The
units which
munication require
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fewer personnel. The six stations program is being offered on a ; jc 3, return, to the five agency percent stated.down pay-The
voluntary basis.
changed to communication units
ment
applies only to homes
are located at Boston, New York, Second Injections have been y x bought under the in service program -

Philadelphia, Great Lakes, New scheduled to be given on Feb. 20, Regular FHA purchasesstill
Orleans and Charleston. 21, and 22 at the DependentsClinic
require seven per cent down
NAS Dispensary, Building
payment on the first $9000 of the
BC-BS ,Payments Due 6 for those who received shots'
mortgage, 27 per cent on tho
last month. Hours will be from
Blue Cross-Blue.Shield policy amount about $9,000, up to $20-
holders are reminded that monthly 0900 to 1100 ,and from 1300 to 000..

payments are due February 1600 daily. These ages are in the Lj'p .

13 and 14. (Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 5) ; Famous Clydesdale

Horses Coming Feb. 2,.

I Birthdays BringPaul J Holidays At VP-16 I The famous.Anheus r-Dusch
Champion Clydesdale .horses

Barefoot, ALC, and the.date of.their birth. are coming to NAS Jax for an

- James Stanley,SN, became the Should man's', birthday fall .lyj'/:-' .wv.. .. ..? .-l-----'wkwN.MY 4i.y.a vr 6MraunWtlxor.Ow..wer.r ma... .w.... ...wi exhibition Services, on 'February 24.
on a normal holiday, a work- Special departmenthas
first men eligible for special ing day during the following READY FOR FORRESTAL CRUISE-Checking over the aerial announced.The .
liberty under 'a new Patrol week is granted to celebratethe cameras they will use during the USS Forrestal's first operational hitch of eight Clydes
Squadron Sixteen instruction.The occasion. cruise are members of Composite Squadron 62's Detachment dales, the most widely traveled
42, who will board the carrier In mid-February for a two-
instruction, authorizedby Chief Barefoot, whose birth- month shakedown cruise to Cuba. Kneeling (left to right) are horses in the United States .
Commander-in-Chief Atlantic : day 'was Saturday, February Lt Peter Mongilardi; Harold Robinett, PII2; Kenneth Cooperman will be put on exhibition at
Fleet Notice 1133 of November 4, chose February 9, as his AD3; and Lt. George Hudson, offlcer-ln-charge. Standing (led the Parade Ground on Yorktown .
to right) are Lt. Lyle Olson; Fred Wuest, ATC; and Larry Dockery, Avenue. The show will be
23, 1955, grants all personnel holiday. Stanley took his leaveon ADI.. The only Fleet Air lax unit scheduled to make the cruise,
of VP-16 a holiday upon his birthday, February 9. the group will fly F2U-2P Banshee photo-jets. free for all hand


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Published every ThurtiTiy tor Navy and Marine activities at Naval Air
Station. .o J'la CATHOLIC

Capt. William S. irirrli .,. .filA._.!_. JackMavlUa....,..r._,_,,..- Commanding Officer Sunday Mass 0800, 0900,
Comdr. John N. Myers r,-,-. Executive Officer 1000 St. Edward's ChapeL
Fleet Air Jacksonville
Rear Adm. Delbert S. Compel ... .. .. Commander 'Saturday 0630. .iV
Capt, lUcbard, O Green Tihlet ol Stall
Reel Air \1"1EI..".' Daily 0630.
Capt. Bowen P.Comdr. 11cLeod_..... ?.__-_>.Commander !
Richard Davit ._....Chief Staff Ofllcer Sunday 0630 Mass at the RS
Naval Air Technical Tralal c Center Hospital Chapel, 1900; Instruction 40+ i
Capt. Henry C. DcLoneComdr. Commanding Officer
Edward W. UUhop Executive Officer classes, Bldg 463.
Naval Hofpltal 4x
Capt. Benjamin N. Ah'l_ ,_,_..._ Commanding Officer pn01ESTANTThursday
Capt. L. A. Newton .__ _.. ___ ExecuUve Officer
NABTU 9 February
Capt. Wilton R. Dartlett ______ Commanding Officer 1900 All Saints' Choir RehearsaL -
Laurence Officer -
Comdr.: F Steffcnhagen ExecuUve
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The tAX AIR NEWS It pubtlehed weekly at the U. S. Naval Air Station ti
Jacksonville, Florida, and printed commercially with non appropriated. fund Saturday, 11 February
at no expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P-35 Rev. 1000 Catechetical Instruction
Nov. 1945. Copies are distributed free of charge at the Naval Alr Station, the -
Naval Air Technical Training Center, Naval Air Reserve Training Unit, and the (Lutherans) for children.
U. S. Naval Hospital. /
ServIce Information Officer. Lt. Ted Morgan Sunday, 12 February

Editor-Andrew II. Flaney 0800 Episcopal Communion n_..___ '" ....""R

batr:1', JO2 Editor; Nancy-Beda Ward Moore, JOSN.Th : Staff. Reporters Jack Holmes PIll; Marion Service, Chaplain Nickelson. wifeINTIMATE CHAPS Notebook in hand, Mrs. Albert Pratt,

JAX AIR NEWS is a member of the Armea Forces Press Service. 0930 Sunday School for ages Secretary_ of Navy for Personnel listens to
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AFPS material appearing In this publication may not be reprinted withoutthe problems and suggestions of Navy wives at a special, luncheon
written permission of Armed Forces Press Service Republication of othermatter 4 through adults. % sponsored by the Navy Wives Club Branch 86 at Mainside Loungelast
vxrept by service publications, la prohibited without permission of
Editor. JAX AIR NEWS. 0930 Service of Divine Wor- Thursday. Left to right are Ruth Damon, secretary; Ruth
Editorial offices located Main Administration Building Phone extensions ship, Chaplain Carpenter. Daniels, president; Mrs. Pratt; Phyllis Blessinger, co-chairman of
8346. 216 and 81M. activities; and Marie Spletzer, Not-New Shop Chairman.
1100 -.Service of Divine Wor-
1
ship, Chaplain Stephenson. Wives Give Pitch On
LifeIn
NOWMKN6W/ 1900 The United Fellowshipof

.tm Protestants, Bldg. 804. To Mrs. PrattLife

mJ I M6OE AREQUESTIOHS AAs.u.ERG TO neJ Monday, 12 February Navy
SERVICEMEN AND 7X0
J
i fXMIUES/ ASK. TH6 VETERANS 1900 Lutheran Instruction in the Navy from the wives' point of view was depictedfor

I I -- AOMlMJSTRATlOri& & EVERY MY... OJ Classes Chaplain Pieper, All Mrs. Albert Pratt, wife of Assistant Secretary of Navy (Personnel .

Saints' Chapel. ), last Thursday, as a series of gatherings brought her the

(AFPS Weekly Feature) law. 1900 Methodist Instruction opportunity she sought-Intimate chats with Navy wives on individual

Q-As a Korea veteran, I have Classes Chaplain M. A. Car- problems.As .

120 days from the date of my A-Yes. Under the law, yon penter, Protestant Chaplains' Office
could get a GI business loan guest of honor at a coffee spoke highly of aspects offered
discharge to obtain Korea GI Bldg. 750. many -
,
term insurance. What would hap- to obtain working capital. But given by Navy Wives Club ,]I I dependents but asked for
1930 Latter Service '
Day Saint Branch 86 at the Mainside
pen if I were to wait until the you would have to find a lender such services as well-baby and

last day, and it happened to be willing to make the loan Lounge, and again at a luncheon post-natal check-ups.
under GI terms. Tuesday, 14 February meeting of Officers' Wives Clubat
on a Saturday or Sunday when
Housing brought these
the VA was npt conducting busi- Q-I am receiving retirement 1900 Episcopal Instruction 1230, she listened intently to plaints: com

ness? pay from the armed forces and I Classes Chaplain Nickelson, problems enountered by service

A-U the final day of the also am eligible for VA disability Bldg. 563, NATTC Chaplains' Of- wives. The increase of rent (about a

120-day period falls on a Sat- compensation. I realize I have fice. $28 rise per month for a two-

urday, Sunday or holiday, the the right to choose either of the 1900 Christian Science Class. The greatest dilemma expressed bedroom house), the use of hous-

time for obtaining Korea GI two benefits. But, if I make a 1930 Bible Study Group by members of the Navy Wives ing planned to have served only

term insurance would be ex- :.choice, would I be allowed to 804. Club concerned medical care,
tended to include the first change at some,future date? Or housing, schooling, advancementin through the war years, the entire

workday that followed. is the choice I make now bindingfor Thursday, 15 February rate, and other career Incen- rental allowance taken for sub-
.
the rest of life 1900 All Saints' Choir Re tives if the inquiries
Q-I am planning to take grad- my ? hearsal.ST.. were any standard housing, the necessity of

uate courses at college under the A-The choice you make indication. buying a house rather than to

Korea GI Bill. What does VA now would not be binding for LUKE'S CHAPEL Realizing the curtailment of,facilities live either in poor housing on the

consider to be full-time graduate the rest of your life. You (Naval Hospital, Protestant) and personnel in the Med- base or in the type housing (if

college training? would have the right to change 0930 Sunday School Nursery. ical set-up in the services as wellas available at all) offered near iso-

A-There is no set numberof at any time. 0930 Divine Worship.est in the civilian field, the group lated stations.

hours you are required to f f .

take. For graduate students, IR\ Proves "What can be done about a
-UpRate Life I
VA accepts the word of the Mayport Okay situation such as ours?" a young

school as to whether veteransare wife asked. "My husband received -
... .
pursuing their training I.. The _Navy may bo_ having'' _"r.L: :;: :" too much pay over a period of

full-time or part-time. its problems on reenlistment, 9 : time-it's quite complicated, real-

Q-Would it be possible to geta but at NAAS Mayport the ly. Now we are informed that a

GI business loan to obtain records shows the station is certain amount will be taken out

working capital for my small doing better t h a n pretty of our check each paydaythatleaves

business? I qualify under the good. us exactly $5. We have

Reenlistments among enlisted gone to Navy Relief, who can't
personnel at Mayport has aver-
help us. Finally, I had to ask
aged 50 percent since the base
my mother for money to live on."
CImJThul'8day was commissioned a n auxiliaryair

station last July, according to Another told a similar story.

Comdr. H. S. Young, commanding This one involved travel, a trailer

February 9 officer. In the seven months pe- and more than one set of per-

Mainside Nightmare Alley riod beginning in July 1955, a manent orders a year.. The Navy
I IHv
i.. (drama) : Tyrone Power, Joan total of 18 men reenlisted, while .W asked to be'reimbursed in termsof

Blondell, Coleen Gray. 18 men were discharged. This $800. What can Navy familiesdo

NATTCcnter World In My figure actually could be counted in complications of this kind?

Corner (drama) : Audie :Murphy, higher, since it only includes Although trying to cope with

Barbara Rush.Hospital regular Navy men reenlisting and
these family problems on a per-
Wizard Of Oz (fantasy does not include reserved return- sonal basis, these wives empha-

) : Judy Garland, Ray Bolger. ing to inactive duty. sized they like the service life,
WilY TilE HIGH SHIP-OVER
Friday, February 10 4xy that they are willing to do their
rate at Mayport? The ..
Mainside Scarlet, Coat, (color answer may t< best as the partner of the man
be spelled m-o-r-a-l-e. w .
drama) : Cornel Wilde, Anne w .w who has chosen the Navy as his
Contributing to the high moraleat
Francis. PLAN EDUCATION PROGRAM career characterizes their ap
Eugene Dwyer
the sprawling base which YN1, one
NATTCenter Alley of the Instructors of the NAAS Mayport education / proach.
Nightmare program confers -
houses the aircraft carrier dock- on the agenda of lectures with Lcdr. F. D.
(drama): Tyrone Power, Joan Dodgen administrative r *
ng facilities, is cooperation amongall officer. The education program has been Instrumental In .
Blondell, Coleen Gray. hands, plus a strong desire for the high reenlistment rate at the auxiliary air station- Untiring and eager, Mrs. Pratt

Hospital World In My Cor- advancement and requested to visit the Nursery
an expanding
ner (drama): Audie Murphy, Barbara educational program. for personnel, but at Mayport only topic men hear. The lec- sponsored here by Navy Wives

Rush. The" new educational program, they seem to thrive on them. The tures cover benefits, command Club before she continued her

,Saturday, February 11 inaugurated in November of last discussions were originally sche- procedures, legal rights; masts, schedule for the day.

J Mainside Love Is A Many year, includes pointed lectures duled for one hour, but have be- court martials, and general Navy "I want to be able to suggesta

Splendored Thing (Cine): Wil several nights a week except come so popular they generallyrun operations. similar project for clubs which

liam Holden, Jennifer Jones. weekends, according to Lcdr. F. an hour and a half. All phases ""Less than three months want to organize worthwhile services -
ago"
NATTCenter Scarlet Coat D. Dodgen, administrative officer. and responsibilities of various declared Lcdr. Dodgen "five, on other stations," she ex
,
(color drama) : Cornel Wilde The program is being handledby rates are discussed in detail. The court martial cases were tried in plained.
Anne Francis. a group of first class petty non-rated men are thus well
one week.
Since Mrs.
our educational Herself mother of five,
JIospitalNightmare Alley officers, with lectures held in checked out on their particular a
program has been in effect, w'e Pratt is sympathetic with the
(drama): Tyrone Power, Joan open-forum style. choice of rate.Discussion haven't had
a single
case in more service wife on problem
particularly
Blnndcll: Coleen Gray. Usually lectures hold no inter- of rates is not the than two months." !
involving the family.
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9 February_ 1956 JAX Am Fags .


I VAH-1. VW-4 Fasron 109 FAW-11, VF-101 Report .



I I Scouting Jacksonville Area Squadrons .



VAIM Arriving here in September and their dates are invited for an

Lcdr. William P. Crenshaw, 1955, a group of five men formed evening of dancing, with RickyRignola's

maintenance officer, and Lcdr. the nucleus of a training pro. band furnishing the
Vie Knick, administration officer,
gram designed to help super Constellations music.
x. have had their hands full trying
built by Lockheed The squadron basketball team
.to keep up with the changes in
Aircraft Corporation. ended the season last Friday withan
aircraft and personnel. The addl.
Headed by Darvan Horadam, overall season record of nine
tion of the F9F-6's and the P2V-
Y resident representative, and assisted wins and six losses. ,
5F" have given additional responsibilities
r 4/ by Herbert Bradley, Ger- Fasron 109 inaugurates its annual *
to the maintenance crews.
ald Booth, Walter Nadler and Ted horseshoe tournament Feb.
Three officers and over a dozen
Belgard, all representatives of 6. Prizes will be awarded the victorious
the
enlisted have departed
men I /
Lockheed, these men supply the contestants.
squadron, and "twice that manyhave
reported aboard. expert advice in solving the complex I The squadron welcomes aboard II

yy k r problems encountered in Lcdr, John Wells from Patrol' 16.
The hand of welcome was extended *
operation and maintenance of the Lcdr. Wells will assume the duties .
to the ferry pilots of thecrosscountry I
super WV-3 "Connies." of personnel officer. Also reporting
A3D which spent a
The LAC factory representatives aboard was Robert E.
night in Hanger 140 last week. I
The following"morning VAIM have entered into all squadron I White, AN, from Fasron 107, at

"personalized" the ultramodernjet activities with enthusiasmand i Keflavik, Iceland. Otto J. Coll,

with the tail designation, TB.On their assistance in trainingand TM2, will depart for Key West

the hanger deck the loud educating our personnel in I this week for TAD to the Advanced

the WV- type aircraft has beenof Underwater Weapons
voice Dickinson
,of "Big Chief" i
great value to the "Hurricane School.
AMC, can be heard loudly proclaiming
OLD-TIMERS Noble C. Farmer, Public Works employee, his desire to see a new Hunters." Ninety-five members of Fasron
who retired last week after completing 30 years of federal.service, 109 will be participating in the
Station commanding officer AKC report on board. CPO Dick-
shows a letter of commendation from Fasron 109 wide this month.
fleet
Capt. William S. Harris, to Mrs. Ethel Mathews Swiler, who inson will soon be. retiring on 20 exams
worked with Farmer in the public works office preparing construction I years of service. The Seminole Hotel will be the S S *

plans for the Naval Air Station in 1940. The office was wondering spot of interest for Fasron 109 FAWItCommander
Just in case are
you
then located in the Jacksonville Post Office Building Farmer was Friday, February 24. All the crew Fleet Air Wing
the second civilian employee of the Navy in this area, coming I. where everyone is these days,
here from Parris Island in 1939. !Mrs Swiler is nowseeretal'1 to about 50 men and 8 officers are Eleven, and Staff are again at

the NAS Jax: commanding officer. receiving the A3D Fleet Indoctrination home after a one week trip to

Program at Patuxent SAFETYBox Panama. At Coco Solo, FAW-U


Payment Of Tax RequiredIn River. Score conducted trative-Material the annual Inspection Adminis of the

VW-4 two seaplane squadrons that are
Injuries Through
The civilians who quietly move Disabling attached to the Wing. These units

Some Home States through the offices, hangar, and Tuesday, Feb. 7 are Patrol Squadron 34, flying
This Month 0
aircraft of VW-4 have become a PBM's'and Patrol Squadron 45,

(This is the first of a series of articles on state Income tax laws) familiar sight to the personnel in This Days year Since Last 0 flying This P5M's.month's Tough Luck fur-

Payment of federal income tax, in most cases, takes care of the squadron, although their still reason Lost-Time Accident 57 lined Trophy goes to James Deb-
for all this activity remains -
the serviceman's tax responsibility. to man, AOC, ,who was left in
a mystery many.
This is'true because:
( "Coke" nursing a case of mumps. \
1. Some states do not have an income tax.
,
Ensign Roger Wilson checkedin

p 2. A great number of those that working in the state of their temporary from temporary additional

collect income taxes do not tax "residence. duty at ComAirLant. Prior to .

service pay. LIABILITY IN two states is r this Wilson was attached to

3, Even if the state does tax rare but possible, even if the i k 9 a"J I NABT at Pensacola. A hearty

service pay many servicemen do serviceman did not return to his welcome aboard to you, Wilson.

not have to pay the tax becauseof home state during the entire year. Thirty-one hopefuls 0 f t tr eWing

sufficient exemptions or deductions For example, even if his service will be participating in the

pay were tax exempt sale of fleet' -wide examination this i

UNDER TilE SOLDIERS' and stocks in his home state may pro month.

Sailors' Civil Relief Act of 1940, vide sufficient income in the stateto *

amended and still in force, servicemen pay a tax; and, an off-duty job VF-101

legally resident in one in the state in which he is servIng All VF-101 pilots have qualifiedn

state but serving in another are might provide enough income both high and low altitude "in-

not liable for state income tax for a tax in that slate.-(AFPS).' 'light" refueling.
The "Grim Reapers" made theirnflight
on their service pay in the second -
Conference from AJ "Sav-
state. ftfagnaflux J refueling -

However, they can be liable in Scheduled MondaySome ge" planes of VAII-7 at NAAS

the second state if they are employed 100 military and civilian Sanford. -
The importance of coordina
Their
on an off-duty job.
personnel are expected to attend
children liable if tion with our "flying gas stations"s
wives or are
the one-day instruction courseson
obvious. With high perform.

Magnetic Particle Inspectionand DOWNIIILL PULL Final hitches for Olin Edwards, AEC, ance jet aircraft used in long

SoutheastArmedServices Fluorescent Penetrant Inspec and George Williams, ADZ, are sworn before Lt. Robert Cooke, range missions, the necessity ofnflight
tion to be held here Monday at enlisted personnel officer at NATTCenter, as the pair shippedover refueling becomes increasingly -

Building 168.Purpose for six years. Edwards (center) and Williams are on the prominent. It is with '
Group of the conference, final lap of their "twenty" and both are In their early thirties.
this in mind that VF-101 has established
which begins at 0800. is to discuss

Slates ConfabThe I the many advances made in non- Offer Severance Pay Plan their. proficiency.* *

destructive testing and/on inspection -

States Armed I of new materials and testing Officers VA172Ltjg ,
Southeastern Foi Navy's Reserve
I ; ) Elwood Bond and Ltjg)
Services Small Business Council methods. .. Lawrence Kane said goodby last

will hold its annual conference Westerner Southerner 4 Two months severance pay for personnel and reserve forces, ha week as they departed for their

afthe Naval Air Station on Monday each year of active service maybe been circulated by the Defense new duty stations. Bond has been
and Tuesday, Feb. 13 and 14. Win Class Honors officers *
given all Reserve Department. transferred to VR-31 at Norfolk,

Senator George A. Smathers of i I Richard Hickman, AKAN, of both aviators and non-aviators REPORTS indicate that vhile Kane is going to the train-
EARLY
Florida, a member of the Senate Riverdale, Calif., was the honor if the plan recommended by Vice-.' the Army is not in favor of the ng command at Pensacola.Six .
Business -
Select Committee on Small student at Aviation Storekeeper Adm. James L. h olloway, Chief plan commentingthat men took the long hike to

and Congressman A. J. School. He joined the Navy in of Naval Personnel, meets with severance pay is bonus he Separation Center this week
the actually a
Multerfc of New York, chairmanof September 1955. approval of the armed forces. pay They were: Lovel King, Jr., AMI;

the Sub-committee on Military Charles Dickinson, AEAN, of This pay for Reserve officers and therefore encourages Reserve Gorman Mondahl, AM2; Raphael
Procurement House Select officers to leave the service ratherthan'
.
Jasper, Ala., won honors at Avi who to serve under contract Jirkenfeld, AM2; James Conner,
Committee on Small Business, ation Electrician's Mate School beyond agree their obligated service to remain on active duty IM2; Robert Irwin, AE2, and .
will address the conference Monday The Air Force has not yet made
Class A.Supply (usually three years) wouldin Martin Ford, CS2. Also leaving
morning, following a welcome the opinion of Admiral Hollo- any statement regarding its viewon vas John Greene, AN, transfered -

address by Capt. WilliamS. Department, and other "encourage superior junior the plan. to Quonset Point, R. I.
officials of NAS Jax. way
Harris, commanding.officer of Southeastern slates Armed officers to remain on active duty." No pushing Is being done on A cake-cutting ceremony was
The
the Station. the Navy's plan because a bill held last Friday in honor of
The group will,be taken on an Services Small Business Councilwas JUNIOR OFFICERS are badly with similar aim is being
leaders, a now 'omdr.' Robert McConnel, squad-
organized a at Bir- needed as aviation flight
flight Naval installations year ago
orientation over
considered the House Armed had
officers and by on skipper, who just logged
Jacksonvillearea mignham (Ala.) Ordnance Dis aircraft maintenance ,
the
of
Service Committee. Bill IIR 6725 his 3000th hour of flight time.
well in
trict under the sponsorship of the operation officers as as
at 1500 Monday.Tuesday's .
and provides a lump sum readjust Nine members of the squadron
will be devoted Ordnance Corps., Department of ship engineering, gunnery,
program billets ment pay for Reserve officers, ecently were advanced from AAa
officer ac
It consists of small maintenance
the Army.
with
adjourn-
business
to ,
involuntarily released after completion AN. They are Allen Stoll,
business specialists and represen.. cording to Adm. Holloway
after
scheduled immediately
ment Adm. of five years active dutyat ohn Neuenfeldt, Charles Zebell,
approved by
tatives of major purchasing activities The plan
lunch at the Officers' Club. Plans
the rate .one-half a month's Melvin Gene
f A. Burke Chief of Naval Orr, George Abel
,
of Defense Arleigh
of the Department
conference have been coordinated -
for the and Albert Pratt, pay for each year served on active lachek, John Schultz, Richard
in eight i Southeastern Qperations,
by Lt. Paul Bruening,
J Assistant Navy Secretary for duty. lambin, and Donald Bleviac.
and John E. Colvin, both of NAS states.



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Whitehats Enjoying LoungeIn .


Mainside Barracks Area a


Enlisted personnel living in Barracks Row at Mainsidenow

have a place of their own where they can relax in their eft t ,, ;wry

off moments.

A recreation lounge, centrally *"
located topside of Dormitory D

of Barracks G, is now open for

24-hour use. The lounge has soft

chairs, sofas, coffee tables, end t {

tables, lamps, writing desks and

other comforts all aimed at

keeping the whltchat happy in his

surroundings.It .
Remember when you first arrived -
at NAS You felt aldne, is not necessary that person

everybody and everything was nel be in the uniform of the dayto

strange. Then gradually things use the lounge, which officials

changed and everything was fine. hope will become a permanent
fixture. The room is big enoughto
Now that you have been herea
accommodate 50 persons, each
while, you may lose perspec
going about his own business of
tive. This letter below might open .
reading, writing, playing cards or
your eyes. NEW BARRACKS LOUNGE Dormitory D of Barracks G at Mainside\ has been' completely
Hi Susie just jawing, without crowding I converted Into a comfortable lounge for enlisted personnel quartered In the Barracks. Easy chairs,

writing facilities, card tables, and other comforts have been added. These five men are among the
Just have time to write a few \ first to enjoy the new atmosphere as the lounge opened for use. .

lines before chow. Sorry, I have $297 Million .

n't answered letter earlier
,
your .
RELAXED William Duncan, RN3, cu
but jeepers, have I ever been ina For of NAS Communications Department,
rush. Requested relaxes with a good book as he takes

Arrived at NAS Jax two weeks advantage of thenewly completed enlisted
CS RetirementThe men's lounge In Dormitory D of
ago, and'hated the first coupleof :
Barracks G, Dungarees are completely
days. Didn't know anyone In order at the lounge
Federal contributed I ,
and government I-
everything looked so strange R
million to the Civil
new that I felt completely lost. $235
-heaven forbid. Service retirement system duringthe

current fiscal year the first qt i kI
Thanks to a wonderful bunchof '
government contribution in I (Prepared by the NATTC Librarian
several _
swell
and equally
people an
In his budget for all Navy libraries in
,
years. message
base, I am now on the enjoyableroad
the President has requested Con the area)
to happy living. to appropriate $297 million With Mardi Gras in full swing,
gress
at 0630 reveille.
begins
My day
the New Orleans City Guide is
is for the retirement system in fiscal
Behavior
of shipmates
my 1957. a book of beautiful pictures and
really laughable at such an early
descriptive test to. enjoy even -if
hour. Jane walks sleepy-eyed The President also asked Congress
I you won't be in the city to join
through the passageways as if ina for $33.million in funds for
the revellers! And if you are in
daze Bev spreads the good compensation
unemployment
; pay- the mood, there is Crescent Car -
cheer, wide awake with a bright ments to Government workers in _
nival with its relatively modern
good-morning for all. Shirl is our fiscal 1957. :S ... II
/ setting in the midst of old customs
problem in the wee hours. It takesa
The whole civil service retire or Dinner at Antoine's witha
strong, voice and hand to get l
ment system will be studied bya V 4 generous dash of mystery.If .
her out of that bunk. \
subcommittee headed by Senator you -merely 'wish to .refresh

IT'S A MAD SCRAMBLE to Scott, of North Carolina, witha your memory, the background of (

catch the Station bus at 0715 anda view of liberalizing the system the festivals is covered adequatelyin

short ten minutes later finds for Federal employees and their Festivals U. S. A., or the' older.
seated in the chow hall making -
me families. The committee will hold reference, The Book Of Days.

quick work of a hot breakfast. hearings on legislation which This week also celebrates the

Chow over, I make fast tracksto would increase Federal employee anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's

the "gee-dunk" for a last cup annuities as well as family survivorship birth. During the past few yearswe

of Java and a listen to my favorite benefits, and permit Submit Budget For Research have frequently noted new

platter on the juke before report earlier retirement at less penaltyto books, based on study of recently

ing to work. the employee. New Era Career BenefitsA released papers, which deal with
You'll find us working at the Lin-
the crucial period in which
third desk from the back in the predated.Do .
budget for an atomic and guided missile era and for personal coln lived and served our coun-
Personnel Records section I'm I ever get bored with my :
striking for personnelman, whichis new life? Not for more than five benefits for the nation's military forces was laid before Congresslast try.
Abraham Lincoln by BenjaminP.
.
a swell rate, dealing directly minutes at a time, Susie. I can week.

with the enlisted people. Here I truly say I like my new job and Pleading for these benefits, Thomas is generally considered life although -
the finest volume
will check records, take care of am proud to be a Navy Wave. President Eisenhower himself medical care (Kilday committee one

leave, and handle all sorts of dif Answer Soon. asked the nation to forego a tax started hearings on Jan. 23)); the most Sandburg's definitive. volumes are

ferent tasks. Believe me, it's a KathyP. "adequate and equitable bene
cut for the sake of a barely balanced The Genius of Abraham -
Military
swell feeling to know I'm making. S. In the short five monthsI budget and to devote 64 fits" for survivors (Senate Fin- in
Lincoln analyzes his part
a Navy hitch easier for a Sailor have been in the service, I percent of the country's revenuesto ance committee to hold hearingssoon the strategy of the war-a facetof

or a Wave. have greatly increased my short "protection." the House having passedthe is
his thinking which seldom
SECURE TIME ROLLS aroundat
list of friends. measure last ) more. career -
The benefits are: dependents I year ; : with the evaluation
emphasized
1630 and we're off on liberty. inducements for medical personnel

What to do for the evening's en (bill ha's' reached Con- given here.
tertainment is Grant And Ills Generals is a
always a problem. gress); "reasonable rentals" for

Opportunities are many around those occupying substandard government penetrating study of Grant's re

NAS Jax. If we are in the mood quarters (would allow lationship with his generals :and .

for sports, there is always the those personnel to keep part of with President Lincoln.

gym bowling alleys, tennis their rental allowances); a higher Victory Rode The Rails will

courts, ball diamonds and swim. proportion of Regular officersbill especially appeal to the railroad ,

ming pools. Three movie houses ( still to come). fans among us with its unusual j

give us a different movie every j- t> More guided missiles, research approach to the influence of the I

night. Enlisted men's clubs offer into air atomic rails on the outcome of the war. I
k3W power, expansionof '
dancing or just chatting in a g continental defense and Love Is Eternal will serve to
more
group. Almost forgot to mentionthe for the Reserves ha's been included give the reader romance in this

Waves' lounge, which is some in the new budget. fictionalized life of Mary Todd

thing special. It's an ideal stop. Lincoln and will be in keep-
President
off after the movie. Eisenhower figuresthe ing with St. Valentine's Day. Ira-

Last, but by far not least, is Army will end fiscal 1957 cidently, there are dozens of sto

that most welcome date. Usuallya with 143 19 divisions, 10 regiments, ries of this period, ranging from

foursome will go to town to take :' antiaircraft battalions, and the rugged account of campaigns

in the latest "flicker";; out for an divisional increased number of non- to the most tender love stories.

pizza and to meet everyone else with units employing weapons Your libraries are prepared to

i for a picnic; or off on a short atomic capabilities.' The help you follow your Interest.
Air Force will
jaunt to St. Augustine for a little M L finish its buildup Peter Abelard. One of theworld's
to 137 wings and with Navy and
sight-seeing. storiesis
most famous love
Lately I have been staying in Army expand and improve con that of Helolse and Abelard.

the Barracks week nights, brush. _____'___ "m__ _'_____' __nm tinental defense. The Navy will Helen Waddel's novel tells a tragic -
expand to 1005 ships, keep its 17
ing up on Navy Regs and the STUDENT TOUR Three Andrew Jackson High School lads, carrier air story based on thorough I
Blue Jackets Manual. The seaman students groups, increase number beautifully
among 265 Diversified Cooperative Training of Duval of air scholarship with a I
r test comes around next month County and Fernandina Beach who toured the Station last Friday, early warning squadrons human, approach.And .
and that extra stripe will look ret a rundown on the use of a helicopter mast assembly from The Marines will add nearly I and
George Horn (right), quarterman;aviation mechanic, at Overhaul I why not reread Romeo
real keen on my blues. Of course and Repair Department. Left to right are David DeBerry, Cuyler 50,00 men to its three divisionsand Juliet or, if your fancy dictates,

the raise in pay will also be ap- Russell, David Powell, and Horn. three air wings. Anthony and Cleopatra?






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Navy To Induct frT'; Medical Staff To ,,'


10,000 In March Inspect FacilitiesAdm.

The Navy will draft 10,000 t In
Thomas F. Cooper,
men in March, the Defense De
(Medical) and-
partment has announced. spector-General

The Marine Corps and Air his staff will pay a two weeks

Force will rely on voluntary i visit to Jacksonville from Feb. 12

enlistments during 1 March, p\4- ;' to Feb. 24 as part of a periodic

while the Army has asked for I rj \ r'-i.r- inspection of medical activities

6,000 ,Inductees. -f. Naval District.
: within the Sixth

The schedule reads: Arrive

Jacksonville, Feb. 12; inspect Na

: 4 I 1 i ia val Hospital, Feb.. 13-17; Naval
Air Station, Feb. 20; NAS Cecil

Field, Feb. 21; Green Cove

Springs, Feb. 23; depart for Mia .

ml, Feb. 24.Accompanying.

.. the Inspector-
General will be Capt. W. C. Cal

... ... .. ;dk ,,' kins director Medical Service
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Corps Divisionomar.; K. 1:4.
MEN BEHIND THE COMICS Ever wonder what the man looks like who draws your favoritecomicpage Schweinfurth, M S C ,* executive
r cartoon? Forming; this lineup above are the top cartoonists who appeared in a twoday.show assistant and Lcdr. K. L. Johnson
at NAS last Wednesday and Thursday. They are (left to night) Mike Derry (Berry's Babes); ; I
Tony DIPreta (Wise-guys: ); Bill Holman, (Smokey Stover); model 'Marie Sullivan; Jerry Robinson MSC, Comptroller Divisionof
(Batman); Al Posen (Sweeney and Sons); Roy Crane (Buz Sawyer); and Vern Greene (Bringing: BuMed.
Up Father).


Comic Page Cartoonists


Score Big Hit Here


Where and how the man behind the comic strips gets his ideas ... .
1 was learned from seven of the nation's top cartoonists in a two-day -

exhibit at the Naval Air Station last Wednesday and Thursday.

Sketching, illustrating, and
"Keep at it. Enter contests spon- )
drawing their cartoons, and mixing I .
sored by the services. Do car-
in plenty of wit and humor,
toon work for base and don'tgive
your
SMOKEY A few quick the artists of the comic pages; recognized
You become
I strokes of the hand, and there kept crowds agog with their up.
through the publication of your
have It-the very popular
I you show, as each sketched the char "
character Smokey Stover, as cartoons.
gags or
acter for which he is most fa-
of
Bill Holman. One
drawn by DiPreta to
IT'S NO SIN, says ,
the "live wires" of last week's mous.
cartoonist show, Holman kept All of the cartoonists agreed on copy styles of other well known
the audience. howling: with his have im artists-as long as you originatea
one point-you to have
I antics. fresh idea. DiPreta was espe- ,,, -
do y. 1
agination. Where they gel ?
I cially influenced by Alex Raymond 4tCARTOONIST
II their ideas? From everyday liv--
I creator of Rip Kirby, and
that unlike the aver--
ing except
,
It I Walt Kelley, author of Pogo. Di-
age person, they look at the incidents Iss
t Preta considers Kelley the mas- '.'
in a different light. ,
ter of facial expressions. .
ROY CRANE, author of Bus \;
c FROM Sawyer, contrary to belief, does; It is a rule In cartooning that "
SALTY HUMOR all comic strips for weekly pa-

L HERE AND THEREA notrecoive from the Armed advance Services information for his; pers be submitted eight weeks in week's two-day National AT WORK Cartoonists- As Association one of the features show here of, last the ,

trip. Although he works closely advance and be prepared for Sun- cartoonists spent much time sketching: fans from the audience.
few years ago in a town in with the Navy and Air Force, he day editions 12 weeks ahead. Vern Greene, who draws Magpie and Jiggs (Bringing Up Father) I
the deep South, the local chap- does a quick profile sketch of Joseph Ca&tello, AA, of NAS Opera-
An word to remember -
receives all of his informationafter important
tions.
ter of the Ladies Aid Society decided -
cartoonist's vocabularyis
official release. in the
to bring a little sunshineinto ethics. The cartooning profes- ing )) frown on offend-

the state prison by writing Mike" Berry,live who models pens "Derry'sBabes for his sion (all of the visiting men are ing groups, classes of people, or 30 Years To'Pay
cheery letters to the inmates. uses members of the National Cartoon- religions. There is a rule that one
20 30
One lady didn't know how to go work, sketching perhaps or should always draw in good FHA VA Loans
different poses from 14 girl models ,
about addressing a man she taste. \
'knew only by a string of num for his strip. His illustrationsare Al Posen, creator of Sweenyand It has been announced by
also used in Esquire.
bers. But finally she achieved Son, and also founder of the the Veterans Administrationthat

what she happily believed to bea Vern Greene, author of Bring e National Cartooning Society, act- home buyers whose loansare

measure of friendliness: ing Up Father or better known as .R.Ra ed as master of ceremonies dur- guaranteed or insured by

"Dear 688395," she wrote. "MayI Maggie and Jiggs, opined that a R > ing the local exhibit. FHA or VA can have 30 yearsto

: call you 688?" person interested in cartooningdoes repay effective at once and
not need to attend an art that the 2% down payment on

II I I A stranger called at the village school. Greene says "Although Line Officers GI loans and added 2% on
basic art knowledge is worth- FHA loans continues in force.
postoffice for a registered letter
I I "You'll have to offer some good while, it is not absolutely neces- Given Chance Final decision as to the term

proof of identity said the sary. Creators of comics and gags of the loans is still subject to
your ,
must possess a quick mind, wit, between the bor-
clerk. The stranger drew a photo For .i.1 rani ers agreement
and justa
originality, imagination
graph from his pocket and handed rowers and lenders making the
it to the clerk, who looked at medium degree of talent"ON 'S ,; Regular Navy line officers in loans.

it and then at the man. "Yep, TilE OTHER hand Jerry the three Junior grades will be
Robinson (Jet Scott) and (Bat- offered the to
that's you all right. Here's your opportunity apply
letter. man), an instructor at the New for transfer next month to the NavCats Prove Okay;

York School of Cartooning, be- enginering duty, aviation engin-

"Gee whiz, Dad," begged a Las lieves schooling provides a stu- eering duty, and various special Now There'sVavDals
dent with a background valuablein duty officer. categories.The .
Vegas youngster, "why can't I go dqr 43" The success of Navy career appraisal .
out and play ball like all the later years. information will be con teams in the reenlistment!
other kids?" What about the field of cartoon- tained in a special Bureau of program has resulted setting up

"Shut up," growled his father, ing, is it over-crowded? Bill Hol Naval Personnel notice. Last year of similar teams for Waves and

Wand deal! man, genial artist of Smokey Sto- the Navy okayed 74 line officersfor for inactive enlisted reservists by

---- ver says, "The cartooning worldis change in various. specialty the Bureau of Personnel.

A very old man: with a weak waiting to embrace categories. These NavCat teams make the
heart couldn't do much but sit always Line officers wanting to switchto rounds among ships to stationsfor

around and listen to the radio. fresh talent. Any member of the a the lawyer category will haveto the purpose of selling the

One day he entered a contest an- profession who has somethingnew i wait until next November, Navy to men who are nearing the

nounced on the radio and won to offer in the way of a when an annual board will con- end of their enlistment. Statistics

50,000 dollars. The family was comic character or strip is a definite 4A sider applications. Next month, show that an increasing numberof

afraid to tell him about it for asset." lIe also pointed out too, a BuPers board will meet to enlisted men are signing up as
fear the glad news might be fa- consider a number of line officers a result of the program.
tal. So they called in the minis- that the real stepping stone is to for transfer to the Supply Corps. Wave teams will sell the Navy

ter to break the news. have your work published. At the The Navy has in the meantime career story to the women, while

"What age of 10 Holman could copy to given new designators to some TAR personnel and other reserv-
would do if
you you
should the funnies appearing DODY'S ALONE-The! temperatures 1300 Reserve officers who were ists will form the inactive Reserve
perfection
win the contest, the pas- in Miami haven't been
tor asked him, cautionsly. in the daily papers. exactly torrid lately and that former merchant marine officers. teams. The latter will be
Judah The majority of them have been told of opportunity in the Regular
After thinking it over a bit, the Tony DiPreta, who draws Dare- may account for Dody I
standing: alone on the surf. redesignated as line officers whilea Navy as well as of the importance
old man said, "First, I would give devil Comics and Wise Guys, had Dody holds her only companion i
number of of their organized Re-
were
you half of it for the church." this advice for service personnelwho a starfish washed on the ex-pursers I.
The minister fell de 'd. like to draw cartoons: sand. given Supply Corps designator. serve units. Details on both the


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I Stop Worrying; Start Swinging The ClubsYou're x VA-172, FairJax,-


really missing the want to soak up some of the at a time than to pay the daily f/j'' VF-22 Keglers

gravy boat if you haven't warm Florida sunshine, or just fees which range from 75 cents

played a few rounds on the because you feel like taking a for enlisted men and their dependents -

NAS Jax golf course. swing at something or somebody. to $1.50 for officers, Top Mainsiders

At' least that's what some 450 Not all. their families and civilian guests.So .
Expensive at Monthly
military personnel and their de- why get cheated out of the ComfairJax took over the Am
dues
for enlisted
are only $2 men,
'Jt erican division helm in the Main.
pendents here on the Station I extra dough?
$3 for CPOs and $4 for officers.
think. Almost all of them would You can rent a set of clubs for side fowling loop this week
Dependents may play for only a
agreethat the local links layoutis the entire day for only 23c! while the National Division lead
buck month if of the mili-
a one .
one of the finest to be foundon If you're interested in lessons became the joint property of VA.172's
tary members of their family already -
Installation Course Pro Jack Bluebolts and VF-22 who
a military any- contact Harveyat
.
has club membership. ..
a :, share the with identical
where. the course clubhouse] or pro top spot
Otherwise they also can join for
And practically all of the NAS shop, which incidentally has just 13-3 records.A .
the price of military personnel,
Jacksonville linksters would tell been remodeled.The new series record was rung
depending, of course, on rank '
you it makes no difference why status. "19th hole" also offers a t, up by Fasron 6 whose keglers

you play: whether it's because new officers lounge and a com- \ blasted 2,577 pins off the Main

you want to lose that five or ten It's actually much cheaper and pletely remodeled snack bar for ,- side alleys in a match ''with VF.

pounds of excess avoirdupois, or less trouble to join for a month, the convenience of all linksters.. 43. Everett Eldridge, Palmer

Starnes and Herb Sargent all
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rolled better than 500 sets to
pace
Know Your Ensigns Finish Cage Loop ; the record-busters in a 4-0 victory -

IM Athlete > ;' Sargent's 574 was the sec-

: ond highest score of the week in
A native West Virginian answering -
to the nickname of Play With Clear RecordThe the loop.

"Skeeball" who can twirl o The week's best individual per-
formance was.Jurned in by A. F.
basketball on one finger for NO PRESSURE HERE -
Ensigns of Aviation Ground Officers School set a
Feller of VC-62 who rolled 578
Warming 1 at the driving a
hours end is of up
the
subject
on
new season scoring record as they clinched the NATTCenter
range, which is located at the while his teammates were back-
this week's Intramural Ath- basketball title last week with a 113-72 victory over Aviation tough 18-hole NAS layout is Lt. ing him up in a 3-1 decision over
letes You Should Know. Jack Carlson. The driving
Storekeepers for their 14th straight league win. VP-16.
Feller's best of the
game
lIe's'Norman range, which Is located in the
Fred Wetzel and Gil Jones, with
I Harrison who earlier in the week performed a NAS golf course, Is a great boonto evening was a 209.AMERICAN .
28 and 29 points, respectively, golfers who wish to get the
major upset when. Chuck Law- DIVISION
played varsity were the scoring lights of the kinks out before playing or
son and Andy Kenny ran wild to Team \V L Pd,
basketball in Ensigns while Herm Howard led just t3 practice a few strokes
his hometown down Marine Aviation Detach. daily to keep in trim. The golf ComFairJax 15 1 .9.38
the losers. Ed and Hal
Markey ment, 5247. course offers great relaxationand Supply 11 1 .917
of Charleston
,
S. S Peper led the Ensigns to a 58-21 entertainment for militaryand
W, Va., before victory against the Support Splin WITH SCOTT JONES and civilian personnel. FAW-ll 9 3 150

}eh entering the Herm Howard each baggIng 19 Personnel 9 3 .750

Navy. "Skee- ters.The Administration Feathers points, Aviation' Storekeepers Boathouse 11 5 .688

r i I ball's" ability downed second-place Airman Pre- Fliers BattleMoody Electronics 10 6 .625

to clown and paratory School, 5958. Al Jones Special Sen' 9 7 .563

Harrison entertain his i Varsity Golfers netted 32 points for the Preps NAMTD 8 8 .500

VC-62 teammates while hold- Al Jones also figured In the In Cage Dispensary 8 8 .500

ing down the center slot is one Open Season Prep's victory against MarAvDet, o & R 3 9 .250

reason the CompRon cagers 68-62, when he counted 39 points. Tiff Wave 3 13 .188'
made such terrific TonightFor Public Works 0 16 .000 .
a showingin
With PatrickThe George Boyko and Larry Urquart .
the Mainside loop this sea- topped the losers.Meanwhile the second night in a row, NARTU 0 IG .000

son.Norman Jax Navy golf team tookto the strengthened the Jax Navy Fliers will battle
is also inter the road this week its Aviation NATIONAL DIVISION
very for first Electrician's School it out in the familiar confinesof -

ested in a Navy career and formal competition of the season went Into a second-place tie with the Mainside'gym, with to- Team W L Pet.

hopes 'to become more activein in a match Wednesday with Pat- I the Airman Preps by downing Ad- night's court battle against the VA-172 B-Bolts. 13 3 .812

the service sports program, rick AFB at Cocoa, Fla. I ministration, 74.37 Moody AFB quintet slated to VF-22 13 3 .812

particularly in track. Members of the squad makingthe The League was to close withtonight's start at 2015. VA-44 9 3 .750
VC-62 12 4 .750
trip were Bill Scarbrough
,
I games.
Last night the Fliers opened VP-16 11 5 .688
Chuck Summitt, Walt Strader NATTC BASKETBALLTEAM
JAXSports their 1956 season with a clash VAH-1 10 6 .625
and Lou Chaff. Chaff, a Chief WON LOST
against Jacksonville Junior Col- Fasron 6 7
5 .583
Aviation AGO
Machinist's Mate with School 14, 0
lege on the Mainside floor. No 8 8
Communications .500
VP-18, was the Station championlast AE School 10 4
result was available at Jax Air VW.4. 5 11 .312
year and should bolster the AN-P School 10 4
Briefs News presstime.The Hotshots 4 12 .250
local team this season. AK 'School 9 5
He MarAvDet Fliers are NAS Jackson- VF-43 3 9 .250
recently returned from a 8 6
Rip Collins, the .
welterweight .083-
VA-175
1 11
tour of ville's representative to the Sixth
duty in Iceland with the AO School 5 8
from
Cecil' Field who performsfor VF-173 0 16
.000
Administration 3 Naval District tournament begin-
Patrol Squadron. 10
Jax Navy In the Golden Gloves .
Flier links strength will even- NavAlrWeaps 2 12 ning February 20 at Green Cove
tournament, puts studies and ad-
vance in rate ahead of the ring tually comprise a 12-man squad. Spec Services 1 13 Springs. NAWS Takes

sport.

As a storekeeper at Cecil Field, JI THE CREAM OF Ten Pin Lead

he could have obtained TAD or-

ders to NATTCenter for the GG THE. CROP At CenterHoisted

tourney, but instead elected to
commute daily for workouts so into a three-game lead

as to receive more on-the-job in the NATTCenter bowling

training prior'to the examinations league behind the 195 average of

for P01. r--- pt.AY Po Sw Tom Barger, NavAirWeaps took

e U over the top spot in the circuit
'k last week.
Dill Weatherby, AEC, one of
,
the leading archers at NATTCenter Vern Wallace of Aviation
1 a i.
is hoping to win more thana Storekeepers set up a 227 game

couple of trophies in the sport for the keglers to roll against.

"I have to win something," he tI 1i Barger has high series with a
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lamented, "because wife ----
my Rose, 596.NavAirWeaps
has just come home with two cups i, One has high
from the NATTCenter Women's team series with 2588 and high

Bowling League That'll never team average with 844. Airman

do." Preps One has high game with

S C 912.
High averages; Barger, 195
;
"Well, that's news! commented -
ed :: Beaumont, 179; Fret, 177; Daly,
Crackerjax members as
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175; Sauers, 173 Burner 166
Nancy Gibbons scored her first t L ; ;
Wilhorn, 166; Conley, 163; Sum-
basket in two seasons of play
mit, 162; Bible, 161{ Larson, 160.
the other night against: Orlando
NATTC BOWLING
Air Force Base. Sfi kski .
Team W LAve.
The steady, hard-working guardof
NavAirWeaps-1 15 1 844
the Waves, who ordinarily
per- 7 SpecServices 12 4 811
forms in a guard position, was AN-P1 10 6 821
put in at forward and dumpedher
NavAirWeaps-2 10 6 726
first toss for two points. Administration
9 7 774
C NOW RE \Dy FOR AK School 9 7 766

You Boxer owners who would TOURNAMENT WARFARE dwr / AO School 9 7 717

like to get championship breed- NavAirWeaps-3 6 10 707

Ing, ,now is your chance. Cham- AN-P2 5 11 663
pIon.Canyonair is currently with FLIERS AWAIT ACTION Comprised of the ptck-of-the-crop of some 275 players participating AE School 5 11 568
In intramural basketball play at both Mainside and NATTCenter, the 1956 edition of the
Bob Brown of 0 & R, who can be in with AFB AGO School 4 12 729
Jacksonville Navy Fliers tunes up tonight a practice game Moody Ga at Mainside
reached at EV 98991. Gym. The' Fliers hope to gain experience as a unit before entering Sixth ND play February 20. MarAvDet 2 14 655





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AGO Ensigns Cop All-Station Basketball Crown


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I Smother Hospital, 106-58,


In Intramural Playoff TiltAGO "

School of NATTCentcr won the all-Station Basketball

crown Tuesday night with a virtual avalanche of

field goals, burying the champions of Mainside\ Hospital, bya

106-58 score. -
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It was the 17th straight victoryon
court talents into 75 of the Ensigns' -
the Station for the Ensigns
4 who possess much class. Some of points.
t p the players on the club will go Peper ,netted 32 points while
( on to furnish the nucleus of the Wetzel and Combs chalked up 20
/ and 23 points on their own.
bA Jax Navy aggregation.
i Flashing a dazzling fast-break Hospital made a game of it
offense, the Ground Officers put throughout a major part of the
bl} d I Itiro on a scoring show that left their first half and trailed only 18.16

opponents limp after the opening at one point, but the shorter
minutes. Corpsmen couldn't keep up the
.
__ __ The Medics never gave up bat pace and quickly dropped backto
tling and frequently turned in a 30-19 disadvantage.
___ some spectacular plays of their Coach Vince Anania'i AGO

: own, only to be thwarted on many crew assumed a 51-30 margin at
occasions by simple mistakes or the intermission and increasedthe

a stout AGO defense. pace slightly in the, final pe
STATION CHAMPS-These Ensigns from Aviation Ground Officers School with their coach, The winners possess a potent riod by tallying 55 more markers.
Lcdr. Vince Anania, reign as kings of intramural basketball of the Station by virtue of their 106-58 trio of scorers in Center Hal Pe- There was still almost two minutes
I win over Hospital Tuesday. Front row (left to right) are: Lcdr. Anania, Fred Wetzel, Bob and Guards Bob Combs and showing on the clock' when
Combs, Hal Peper, Terry Taughner, George Nordhaus, Ernie Dillon. Back row: Steve Finat, Gene per
the winners
hit
Jankowskl, Gil Jones, Ed Markey and Jerry Booth. Fred Wetzel who parlayed their the centurymarkand
the Scoreboard could go no

Jax Navy Places Six In further.The "Medics' big center, Big

John Kroh, 'drew four personalsin
the opening half and played
only sparingly in the final stanza,
Finals Of Golden GlovesWith
picking up his fifth and final foul
after only a brief stint midwayof
six boxers in the 16 final matches of the 13th annual the period.
Jacksonville Golden Gloves boxing tournament as the 14 y Forward Dick Smith led the ._

program entered its final phase last night, Jax Navy's scrap- los?rs' scoring with 15 points and
pers were in a fair way to finish high in the standings. played well all the way.

, Included in the six were threein The lineups. :
the novice division and threein Profitt, heavyweight, UD; Steve Battling .Hospital Stuns .

the open division, with the Perry, 160, UD; 'Steve Perry, 160,
latter champions slated for a trip UD. CrackerjaxAt
' to New Ybrk City and the All-
Losers Clarence Scarbery,
Eastern Championships there the 126, UD; Ronald Taylor, 160, 48 VC-62 For Mainside TitleHospital's Home

first week in March. seconds ((1)); Gene Poulin, 160,
Setting up a strong bid for out- UD; Jack Davis, 160, UD; Terry battling Corpsmen turned apparent defeat into a
standing boxer in the open division Adams, 135, 1:16: ((2)); Floyd Daw- Mainside Basketball League championship Monday night with a This WeekCapturing
was Rudy Lara, the rotund kins, 135, UD; Norm Walzer, 126, 62-60 overtime win over VC-62 in a battle that produced more
roly poly Marine sergeant 1:21: ((1)); Marcino, 141, UD. thrills in the closing minutes than the end of a Hollywood western. their ninth game
from the Naval Air Weapons System (Guide: UD-unanimous deci- And It was almost as rough! against Service i Women's

School. sion SD-split decision.) The victory was the Hospital's teams with only four losses,
; have iced the game. the Crackerjax smothered Or-
Lacking the reach of the other second playoff victory in a row,I
47-41 The Composite Squadron went lando Air Force Base at the
deci
tournament 160-pounders, he hasa the first'coming on a
ahead in the overtime session on Mainside gym last Saturday
with sion over VA-172, and boostedthe
exploding -
deceptive, boring style
One-Armed GolferTo a free throw by John Wagonerwho night, 47-1U.
fists in both hands that champions into Tuesday's all-
carried him through two deci- Feb. 14 Station title clash with AGO tallied 14 points for the However, they lost Sunday, 45-
Appear evening. But John Kroh's fielder
21, in an exhibition game under
School of NATTCenter.
sions. His short, choppy smashesto
:gave Hospital a 58-57 lead, and it AAU rules to the nationally-
the head and body wear down One-armed Jimmy Nichols, Trailing throughout the game, still held a one-point edge, 59-58, known Atlanta Blues in King
his opponents. who is unquestionably the the Medics caught fire in the after Paul Heath and Don Chorl- HalL
Jax had two heavy- most remarkable golfer in the and half minutes
Navy final three a ton traded charity tosses. Sparked by the shooting of
weights in the two finals big world, will give an exhibitionat and managed to tie it 56-56
With
I only 1:30: showing on the Anne Cooper, who scored 21
Bob Profltt from Aviation Ord- the Naval Air Station golf shortly before the end of regula-
i Scoreboard, the Medics' Dick points, the Crackerjax were nev-
nanceman School, and Bill Wai- II course February 14 at 1500. "tion play. Three late field goals Smith arched in a long set shot er in any trouble against the Or-
lick, a towering ringman from Nichols, who has appearedhere by Bob Fahy sparked the come- that proved to be the clincher lando Wafs.
VAH-5 at Sanford, who came asI several times, breaks 70 back drive.
I Spider Dasher put VC-62 back in Both Pat Ashcraft, with 12,
a windfall to Jax Navy, in the consistently and he has nine BOTH TEAMS MISSED field the game with a bucket from the and Ruth Bradshaw, with nine
open division. holes-in-one to his credit, one goal chances shortly before the side that cut the margin to 61-60 points helped the Crackerjax
Others are Dan Miura, 112- at 336 yards in Douglas, Ga. fourth quarter ended that could with only seconds left, but the scoring.
pound Marine from Airman Corpsmen managed to freeze the Coach Fred Dammayer this
. School, open division; Steve Per- ball after that point week lost two of his stellar guards
ry, 160-pound Marine from Air- SMITH WAS fouled as the buz- who have been regular startersall
man School; and Roger Roberts, zer sounded and added the final season. Joanie Johnson and
135-pound Marine from Airman point from the foul line as the Gaye Cooper were graduatedfrom
School, both in the novice divi r 0H fans swarmed onto the floor.It Aviation Storekeeper School

sion.Miura 4 : h a was the second,extracloseloss and transferred this week.
drew a bye Tuesday Jts the CompRoners had sufferedto This weekend two exhibition
fi
night after scoring a three-round ;; Hospital, the first coming on games are scheduled: Friday'
knockout on Monday., : a 64-63 decision late in the regu- night the Waves play Prudentialin
the Mainside gym at 1830, and
The score card: Jar season.
Sunday in King Hall tackle the
Teams W L Pet.
MONDAY RESULTS
civilian Orlando Rebels at 1300.
Winners-Norman Walzer, 126, Hospital _.___.,...- 16 1 .941 + .
UD; Terry Adams, 135, 1:15: (1)); A-I72 14 2 .875 Fair Jax Hardwood
Roger Roberts, 135, UD; Floyd VC-62 14 2 .875
Dawkins, 135, SD; Jack Davis, VF-173 11 4 .726 Tourney UnderwayFasron
160, 23 seconds ((2); Steve Perry, 1r:* Fasron 6 10 5 .667
160, UD: Dan Miura, 112, 1:10: Fasron 109 9 6 .600 6, VF-43 and FawtuLantof
((3)); Rudy Lara, 160, UD. VP-16 7 8 ,469FAW11 Key West all gained opening
Losers-Don Gatto, 126, 1:14:: 7 8 .0469 round victories Monday in the

((2); Bill Mohr, 147, UD; Robert a s's 'Yr VAil-I 7 8 .469 ComFairJax Area Cage Tourneyat
Taylor, 147, UD; Fred Norman, y Operations-_ 7 8 .0469 the Mainside gymnasium.
147, UD; Rip Collins, 147, UD. I FAETU 5 10 .333 VF-173 of NAS Jax also enteredthe
I A-175 5 10' .333 semi-final round on a bye.
TUESDAY RESULTS
Winners-Rudy Lara, 160, SD; BOW-BENDERS Newest of the sports on the Naval Air VW-4 3 12 ..200o The winner in the local tourneywill
Station Is archery, now,being enjoyed on a range just west of the' & R 3 12 .200 move on to Norfolk for the
Bill Wallick, heavyweight, UD; 14th hole of the rolf course. Here Marine Paul Underwood checks Communications 3 12 ..200'I ComAirLant tourney begin'
Marcino Malanzo, 147, 1:18.: (1); the-'arrows while Bill Weatherby left) and Frank Guenther,
Personnel = 1 14 .067 next Monday, February 13
available in BId" 513 for enthusiasts. I -- --
Roger Roberts, 135, 1:16: ((2)); Bob check the score. Equipment is
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Three Courses' At AK



) FOR RENT School At Center -
4 <
1 bdrm. apt., kitch. equip. 5340 ,'. '
i Kingsbury Ave., EV 97116. i 1 ( (This la the third in a series of five articles dealing with Sentce

''I Menser. Schools at the Naval Air Technical Training Center here. Today's article .

; 1 bdrm. furn. apt. $8 per wk. tells of the Aviation Storekeeper 8chool Next week's material
', 3130 Thomas St. EV 99501. win concern Naval Air Weapons System Schools." )

Gilliard. Three courses, similar in char- the performance of aviation sup

5 rm. apt., Murray Hill. 3529 Cypress FYI Cr acter, designed to meet the needsof ply duty in aircraft, fleet marine
St. EV 99516. Cadorc. both Naval and Marine Corps force units, forms the objectiveof
% aviation, are offered by the AvIa- AK-C ) .
2 bdrm. hse. 5321 Eulace Road. School
tion Schools.
EV 75164. Botsko. Storekeeper THE COURSE IS divided Into
The three schools Include ClassA
2 bdrm. hse. 8615 New York Ave. four phases Introduction to
CO 45222. Stark. for Navy personnel, male and Aviation Supply, 7 hours; Publications .
female; and women Marines; ClassC Material Identification,
2 bdrm. unfurn. hse. 4553 Post St.
EV 85260. Johnson. for marines; and Class 0, for Classification, and Allowances,*63

1 bdrm. turn apt. Priv. bath, $55. .Marine Corps officers. hours; Material Procurement,
2243 Gilmore. Lowenstein. : THE CLASS A school was Stock Records, and Afloat Accounting -

4 rm. furn. apt. 112 E. Ashley. EL i recommissioned in Jacksonville in I 135 hours.

4-5676T." Stradtman. _.... ...- .... .- .. -..... ..... -- April- 1951.: and since that- time Acceptable for the school are
3 rm. hse. $49.50 mo. 9361 103rdSt. FUTURE STOREKEEPERS LEARN Under the direction of has graduated 3,070 students. The carefully screened Marine Corps
EV 83537. Driggers.: skilled petty officers, Aviation Storekeepers learn the many facetsof Marine Supply Course was estab- trainees having attained a GOT
the Navy's storekeeplng filing: systems. Kinner Mason, AKC, lished in 195(,. Janu-
August, By
3 rm. furn. apt. $45 mo. 418 Brow-. helps two students study the "way it's done". score of 95 who have 18 months
.
-- ---- ary 1056, in Class C, 332 Marines
\ ard St. PO 5-2137 (after 1700)). obligated service from date of
Nelson. To Sit were graduated, and in Class 0, entry, qr have signed an agreement
I 1 bdrm. apt. Kitch. equip. 2905 Skippers 14 officers completed the course. to extend enlistment.
Toe
Cherokee Ave, Ortega. EV 9- ProtectionBox Under the Mutual Defense As- Aviation Storekeeper School

5326. Whittington. In On MeetingOf Score sistance Program, foreign nation- Class 0 is a course of seven weeks
2 rm. turn. apt. $45. 2768 CollegeSt. als from NATO countries, Latin duration with 280 instructional

EV 91307. Powers. ToastmastersJacksonville Protection of feet while "at America and Japan have completed hours designed to provide select.
3 rm. furn apt. 3252 Bignen St. work, or even in your daily the Class A course, as a partof ed officers of the U. S. Marine
EV 81760. Ballantine. Navy Toastmasters life, is all-important. With U. S. policy to train our allies I Corps with a comprehensive,
Share home with Navy couple. will give the commanding officers this in mind the,Safety Divi- in the use of U. S. equipment- and practical, and. theoretical back

1030 Nelson St. EL 4-0050 (day) of all locally-based com- sion of the Industrial Rela- techniques. ground necessary to the performance -

EV 8-4455' (eves). mands a chance to see the local tions Department is initiatinga Including a mock-up squadron of aviation supply duty In
Furn. apt. 755 King St. EV 7- speechmakers in action tonight at weekly box score of its "Toe office "Never Fly", the AK-A aircraft, fleet marine force units.
2389. David. 1800 at 'an Officers Club dinner Protection"
Program.To School provides selected enlisted
\ Paralleling the Class C course,
1 sm. apt. Nr. Roosevelt, 2967 meeting. emphasize the importanceof personnel with the understandingand altogether one week longer, the

\\ Selma St. EV 96480. Neil. Although the main address of wearing'safety shoes, "workers knowledge which will lead school is for warrant officers,
\I 3 rm. furn. apt. Ortega. EV 93226. the evening will be delivered byJ are reminded of the recent to fulfillment of the technical requIrements commissioned warrant officers or

I Nichols. Frank Rushton, well-known story of an employee at the for Aviation Store- commissioned officers of the Marine *
: 2 furn. rms. $55. 3215 Oak St. Jacksonville speaker who will Kearney-Trecker manufacturing keeper, third class (AK3)). ... Corps.

( EV 89222. Harrison. talk on "Toastmastering," several plant in Milwaukee who THE TRAINING, while directed .
Upper, 2 bdrm. apt.; gar; 2580 Navy speakers also are planningto had an 18,000-pound casting primarily at technical qualifica,
Riverside Ave.; Apply, Cowart, take the floor Subjects selected drop squarely on his foot. tions for AK3, covers the require Waves Guests ,

Apt. 2. by the volunteers are not announced The employee suffered two ments for AK2, insofar as they Of Women'sService

FOR SALE but are said to vary broken toes, but there was no can be taught at the AK3 level. '
2 bdrm. hse. Low equity, 4350. considerably in content. question he would have lost all The 12-week course of 480 In- Clubs
5412 Marcia Circle, EV 75164. five had it }not been for hissafetr structional hours is divided into
Honor guests for the dinner ,. .
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Botsko. include Rear Adm. 'Delbert S. "shoerBox ", 'fiyephaflts*>--CataI&g .and.Put* About 30 enlisted 'Waves.from-

3 bedrm. hse. Gar. 1447 Cassat Cornwell Commander Fleet Air Score llcationa, 106 hours; Office Procedures i NAS Jax and NATTCenter were
,
Ave. EV 99878. Boucher. Jacksonville Capt. Richard O. No. Accidents this and Techniques, 79 hours; guests of Jacksonville women'sclassified
; Month 0 Aviation Supply, Ashore,70; Avia-
3 bdrm. hse. $1000 equity, $158 Greene, Chief of Staff, ComFalr- service clubs lastFri
5142 Ct'EV 7-2846 No. Accidents this Year 0 tion Supply and Accounting
mo. Pennant Jax; Capt. Benjamin S. Ahl, com- day night at the joint annual ban-
Void. Longest No. Days Without Afloat, 103.Candidates. quetwhich honored Governorand
manding officer of the Naval Hospital -
3 bdrm. hse. Cedar Hills, 4741 ; Capt. William S. Harris, Accident -91 for the course 'must Mrs. Leroy Collins.
Rd. FL 9.1414.Ext., have combined test scores in GOT
Cambridge commanding officer of NAS Jax; The affair was held on the roof
and ARI totaling 105 and 24
768. Breda.
of the Mayflower Hotel, where
and Capt. Henry C. DeLong, com-
2 bdrm. hse. $49 mo. Equity. 5255\ manding officer of the Naval Air dent of the Jax Navy chapter; months obligated service, typing more than 250 club members and

Camllle Ave. EV 9-3680. R'b- Technical Training Center.Lt. Major Mal Maloney, first vice- experience is preferred. guests heard the governor of
At Aviation School
erts. Kenneth Knoizen is presi- president; Comdr. Dick Dierker, Storekeeper Florida urge the service clubs to
3 bdrm. C. B. hse. 5835 Black Class C a six-weeks course of 210
second vice-president; Major G. help the growth of the state by
Horn Rd. EV 73619. Walker. hours is provided assigned Marine
supporting better schools, road,
M. Gipple, secretary;Lcdr. Frank Corps personnel with a com-
18' Alma hse. trailer. Cecil Field. Up The sanitation and health systems.
EV 75704. Hampton. I I Burkhead, treasurer; and Lt. Bill prehensive, practical, and theoretical The" Waves were personal

MISCELLANEOUSRiders LADDERWith Clark, sergeant-at-arms. background necessary to guests of Altrusa, Pilot and Ser-

wanted to NAS from Cum- optimist clubs of Jacksonville.
berland. Hrs. 0745.- 1615. Or I CiviliansWeekly I This was the second year Waves

will join car pool. EV 84125. have been invited to share in the
Gower. ( the Jax Air 'News In business
occasion staged by the city's
Ride wanted from 26th and Blvd.to cooperation with the Industrial __ and professional women.
Mainside. Hrs. 0730( 1600. Relations Department wily list Other clubs participating in,the
Ext. 359. Denn. various promotions for Naval Air n annual event were Zonta, and the '

Riders wanted from 8th and Mainto personnel.) Business and. Professional WO.

Mainside or 'NATTC. Ext. On the promotion roster effec- men's Club of Jacksonville.

8349. Wallace. tive January 29, were seven em- 4 .
LOST AND FOUND ployees, five from Overhaul and There once was a lady from

Pr. of man's gold cuff links. Valu- Repair Department, one from Guam
Who said "Now the ocean'sso
able. Initials R. U. P. inside Industrial Relations Department, ,
each link. If found contact Lt. and one from Supply Department. calm
I will swim for lark
Gose (AGO School}). a
Promoted at 0 & R were David
She encountered shark-
a
Holmes, from helper machinist
Let us now sing the 90th
Assistant third step to toolroom mechanicfirst Psalm.

step; John Brammer, production es.
(Continued from Page 1) dispatcher third step to .

job.One aircraft engine accessories n d .. More Vaccine
officer emphasized that parts repairman second step.
millions of dollars of equip- (Continued from Page 1))
Renzer Bell, helper electrician five to nine bracket.
ment is issued to a unit and year
there are no trained technicians third step to aircraft electrical ,a'g4a After this group has receivedthe
equipment .installer, first step; to the above
: to take care of it. "We are vaccine according
forced to trust this equipment George Graham, leadingman ma- schedule, the inoculation program
chinist third step to quarterman will be thrown on
valued at millions of dollars to open
green, unskilled personnel," he machinist first step, and Vera L'lrr' Feb. 24 to all children betweenthe
Gauldcn, clerk GS3 to supervisoryclerk ages of six months to 15

said.Other points brought out at GS4.Advanced.. years and pregnant women. This

the conference were lack of at Industrial Relations age range is based on the recom
\ adequate housing facilities, and Department was Priscilla 'n r ("H .. ..' "", ._ "."' mendation of the National Advis-

lack of recreational facilities Nadeau, clerk-typist GS2 to clerk- NAVY'S WINGLESS 'AERODYNE A new wingless aircraft ory Committee on Poliomyelitis
aboard the some of the instal typist GS3, and at Supply Department Is being sponsored by the Navy for development. It is called Vaccine of the Department} of
lations. Elizabeth Davies was, the "aerodyne.' The aerodyne's lift comes from a blast of air Health, Education, and Welfare.
.. promoted from property and sup- through its belly. The power plant 'a set of fans draws air Injections will be given until
through the nose and expels it past louvres in the belly. Dr.
A bore-A man who his ply supervisor GS4 to propertyand the of vaccine is exhausted.
I, opens Alexander M. Llppisch, originator of the plane, is shown aboveat supply -
mouth and puts his feats in it. supply supervisor GS5. the controls of his craft. .


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