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Title: Jax air news
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: March 1, 1956
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::1 BRAVO YANKEE ROMEO JULIET; OUT EASY UNCLE ROGER"Roger" I


"George", "Pe low suit Their Air Force con languages. As an aid further Allied Nations, it was deter most are new. Here :
ter", and "William" will be temporaries have been using promote efficient operations mined that a standardized phonetic Alfa, Bravo, Charlie,
gone come Friday, March 1. the new alphabet for some between U. S. Services' and the alphabet should be derived Echo, Foxtrot, Golf,
and to take their places willbe time. which would be suitablein dia, Juliet, Kilo, Lima,
"Romeo" "Golf', "Pa- THE INTE RN ATION.A .- *WHATl5 AIL THIS'K all aspects for joint and November, Oscar, Papa,
pa" and "Whiskey". L Civil Aviation Organization allied operations. bec, Romeo, Sierra,
: A new phonetic alphabet, which sets standard inter TilE PHONETIC alphabet is Uniform, Victor,
: which is believed to be more national radio i procedures :c5oIilal used in radio and telephone ray, Yankee, Zulu.

I universally pronounceable, will around the world, brought out communications to clarify letters The old alphabet was
be put into effect throughout the new alphabet. The old alphabet which sound alike. Baker, Charlie, Dog, Easy
I all naval commands March 1. which begins with The new alphabet begins George, How, Item, Jig,
Naval pilots who have been "able" and ends with "zebra" with "Alfa" and ends with Love, Mike, Nan, Oboe,
I hearing such, radio-talk as contains Vords which have "Zulu".,Some of the old words Queen, Roger, Sugar,
India Foxtrot Romeo and Bra proven to oe difficult for pro have been retained such as"Charlie" Uncle, Victor, William,
I vo Juliett Tango now will fol- nounciation in certain foreign .. and "Mike", but Yoke and Zebra.



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Due Friday J11 X ... HIfs Confab


... Here March

At MayportThe -
VOL-13 No. 47 U. S. N. A. S. Jacksonville, Fla. 1 March 1956 The sixth annual
Vector Prevention and
huge carrier USS Randolph -. ----:- trol Conference, Sixth

(CVA-15)) will make its District, will be held at
first appearance in Jacksonville BM1 LOGS Jax, March 5-9 under
tomorrow since becoming pices of Preventive

modernized with an angled 19 Unit No. 1.
deck and other streamlined liii The program is being
features. by Lcdr. Francis R.

The Randolph follows close on OF' STUDYStarting ; ........ officer-in-charge of
Medicine Unit No.1, and
the heels of two other carriers; his first
the USS Coral Sea and the USS spondence for !I S. Harris, District public
Intrepid which left Jax waters courses a 4 entomologist, Charleston,
time while he
was on
this 'week after operational Jerry Curtis BM1 has Based on the *primary
l "Planned Pest
cruises nearby. pleted 19 such and
courses Control "
the conference
UNDER THE COMMAND\ of currently at work on two in plement fundamental

Capt. J, C. Renard, the 33,000- advanced, category. 3 (a L tablished by the Navy
ton Randolph is scheduled to dockat Here on an interlude of pest control operations at
1415 in. the Mayport Carrier for a few months with the stations are made the
Basin. She will operate in Jack Patrol, the discerning bility of the public works
sonville1 waters until March 14. boatswain mate hopes his rather than the medical
duty will be a ship whose However the medical
Squadrons of Air Task Group'
202, commanded by Comdr. Heber port is Honolulu. ments retain
J. Badger, will fly aboard next FINISHING high school, inspections, surveys, blood'i
Monday for the purpose of car- ing all the enlisted identification of pests and
rier qualifying new pilots and to from seaman through chief mendations for vector
swain mate, training at 5)r The first two
days
afford
veteran fliers a period of are
tor's school, instructing at m .._,.., ..
refresher training. Units comprising grammed for medical,
ATG-202 are Fighter camp, and'studying PASTIME INSPIRES A1IBITIONlerrr Curtis, DM1, points works and maintenance
officer level the books he has mastered on the completion of 19
Squadrons 62, 102 and Attack courses on corres cers only. The last three
are most certainly some of courses during his naval career. All the enlisted corres-
of the conference will
Squadrons and 176. from seaman through boatswain mate, besides many
accomplishments which lie courses appear on his record. Now on temporary duty voted to problems of
ALSO ABOARD FOR the qual- hind the selection of Curtis the Shore Patrol, Curtis is working on two additional series and pest control operating
ifying trials will be elements of November for warrant officer. the advanced field of Naval Leadership and Naval Ordnance sonnel.
Heavy Attack Squadron Five April 1 men from this group Gunnery. Finding a' need for a pastime while stationed on
Among the major
Curtis found the
(VAH-5) based at NAAS San- correspondence courses well worthwhile.Seek .
be chosen for promotion to be Comdr.Kenneth L.
ford. The unit flies the AJ "Sav-
IIIS GUAM "pastime" merly head of the NAS
age" aircraft, but is slated to receive -
To GI
Curtis
the A3D "Skywarrior" later impetus as a veteran Expand ville Preventive Medicine
this 12 years service, found these and now in charge of the
year. cational opportunities were I Control Section, Preventive
The Randolph will Operate than worth the taking." A Educational BenefitsLegislation cine Division, Bureau of
Monday through Friday of next er knowledge of the Navy, cine and Surgery.
week, but will grant liberty to specialized skill in his field, More than 100 conferees
approximately 50 per cent of her a personal development to expand GI Bill educational benefits re- pected during the five-day

2500 officer and enlisted crew this both him and the Navy of war-time service, has been introduced in the ference, Duchanois said.

weekend and next. some of the advantages by Rep. Kenneth B. Keating (R-NY.) .

. After leaving :Jacksonville the ,I pointed out in evaluating In urging passage of the meas ing out erfough engineers to WEATHER
ship will sail for GuantanamoBay study program. Friday Partly cloudy
I At present he is studying Mr. Keating declared that match the current rate of tech-
Cuba. It is home-based at warm temperatures.
Norfolk, Va.Navy. (Please Turn to Page 8, Col. ) nation's colleges are not turn- nical expansion. Ire said 'this Saturday Continued
problem could be solved by ex- and cloudy.
''' c. .- tending educational benefits to all
t'fN, 'rUIUI'f iHf.ltJI1fft'r! 'f' ,.1 Sunday Partly cloud
,r h il veterans.
Asked To \,' : warm.
l;iJIJIJlJl4ligJIlIJ/1I1.! / IHIW:.' ,J' !1\\ .; !L. ;: Personnel who came into the

Aid armed forces after Jan. 31, 1953,
Off-Duty 4 are not entitled to the education '0' Blood

: benefits that veterans of WWII
Education CostTo and the Korean emergency re Requested
yya
5 ceive.
pay part of the cost of
Mr. Keating's bill would extend
off-duty education for men '
and officers has been requested : those benefits to all servicemenwho NAS Jacksonville has
of Congress' by the Navy, spend at least 90 days on active a request for type "0"
the only Defense Department duty. The measure has been nors for a little girl in
service not having a tuition- referred to the House Committeeon ville who is suffering
aid program. .Veterans' Affairs. kemia. Approximately 12
> of blood are requested.A .
The Navy dropped this program
call for 15 volunteers
in 1952 to channel the R-Adm, Ward Becomes to the Jacksonville Blood
money into professional train-
to donate blood to the
Ing. If the appropriation is approved New ComOarDiv TwoRear
being made. This request is
the program would
arate from the station
Adm. Frank
begin after next July 1. T. Ward on
Wednesday became Volunteers are
The payments, however, Commander contact the Service
cannot exceed 75 percent of Carrier Division Two when ho Office, extension 272 or 658.
tuition costs, and no commis- OFFICER CANDIDATES These four enlisted men from relieved Rear Adm. Robert Gold- I
unteers will
assemble at the
the Naval Air Technical Training Center were among the 249 selected thwaite in
sioned officer can get tuition for Officer Candidate School at Newport, R. L Clockwiseare ceremonies at NAAS vice Information Office,
aid unless he agrees to stay Edwin Stewart, AQ1, of Naval Air Weapons System School; Mayport. 238, Mainslde i
on active duty for two years Charles Coyle, AECA, Aviation Electrician's Mate School:: James Admiral Ward at one time Building, at 1300 Tuesday,
Kvederus, AT!. Naval Air Weapons System School' and Cyrus
after he receives the education, Christensen, A01, Aviation Ground Officers School. The next OCS served as Chief of Staff for Com 6 5 for transportation to the
according to general: law. class convenes April :2. Some 1,507 applications were received. mander Fleet Air Jacksonville I bank.


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Page two JAX AIR NEWS 1 March




Jt1 I Federal Service Data I Get Survivors Unused Would Pay



How Much Do You Know About "I Under Charge
:
Publltd every" Thursday for Navy aDd -Urtnt tcUvttU. at Naval Air
St&Uon. Jacksonville. Fla
1sAI ",......,an. Service Retirement Act An amendment to the Armed
Capt. William 8. Harris ConunanAInj Officer
Forces Leave
Act
Comdr. John N. Mj-ers -. executive OIQccr I of 1949 is
Fl4 Air J.cka..tWi Employees" with career or career-conditional appointments are being urged by the Defense
RM Adm. Delbert S. Cornwell Commander currently subject to the Civil Service Retirement Act. Also a few! Department so that
Capt. iUchanl O Green _____ Oiicf ot Staff survivorsof
He'** Air WUc EUrea indefinite employees are subject to the Act through previous appointments servicemen who die after
rapt Th .--, __. '
> F. McLeod. Commander which were covered. leaving the
service
Comdr. Richard Davis _CWet Suit OlttcerCommandlnc may receive -
Waral Air 'I'.cllalnl TrUUc Cease All employees currently cover- unused leave pay. Under
whose annuities begin betweennow
Capt. Henry C neLnnjt Officer
Oomdr. Edward W. W4bop Executive: Officer ed by retirement pay 6% of their, and June SO,.will get an in- present law there is no autho
Haval .li...IUlNABTD basic: pay as their contribution, rity to pay the money to sur
Capt. Benjamin N. Ahl Commanding Officer crease of 5 per cent on the first
Capt. L. A. Newton ,......_. __ Execvuv OtlicerOfflctr toward future retirement. j $1,500 of their annuities and 6 vivors.

Capt. "LaurenRce F Steuenhagcn Oor/I..tU"c Congress makes annual appro-, per cent of any amount above The bill would apply to cases
Comdr. xecuUv. Officer priations to keep the retirement! that. of mental incompetence where

fund in sound working condition.' leave pay is held until
The JAX AIR NEWS ts Naval up some
published weekly at the U. 5. Air SUUon. whose
INCREASE FOR those
JackMnTlUe. Florid, and printed commercially with appropriated funds Employees' deposits to the fund time after separation, and in
at no exoence to the and In wltli NAVfcXUS PFtev..
compliance
government annuities start between July 1,
Nov. 1945. Copies are distributed five of charge at the Naval Air Station the earn interest at the rate of 3 per certain cases of administrative
U.Naval S. Naval Air":Technical Hospital.Training Center. Naval Air Reserve Training Unit, and the cent compounded annually while 1956, and December 31, 1956, is 6 error not discovered until after

Service Information Of fleer-IX Ted MorganEditor the member is employed.IN and 4 per cent. An employee re- the man is separated.CART0OH .
tiring during December, 1956, will
-Andrew H. Plane
ORDER TO GET increased
Ass't Fdltor-fieda Moore Staff Reporters-Jack Holmes. Fin: Marion receive annuity beginning in Jan-
Cracraft JO2 Nancy Ward. J(1S.V.The retirement, employees may make
JAX AIR NEWS ts a member of UM Armea Forces P,... Ser iee. voluntary contributions to the uary, 4 and 2 per cent.
AFTS material In this publication not be withoutthe iMN 1M6
appearing may reprinted of the
written permission of Armed Forces Fives Service. Republication of othermstter fund in multiples of $25.00 for The following schedule shows week

Editor.. : JAX rxrept AIR l>y NEWS.aei lee publications. Is prohibited without permission ol which a separate account is kept. NAS employees the benefits of .was,

Edltortal offices located Main Administration Bulldlnx. Phone extensions At the time of retirement, for the new retirement bill broken
S341 21fc and 8164.Unauthorized. each $100 in the account, $7 is down into percentage increasefor ""

paid each year if the retirementage first $1,500 and percentage in-

Shopping At is 55. If it is over 55 an addi- crease on remainder:

tional 20c per year will be paid Retired (or $1500-Rem

Exchanges Is An Abuse for each year over 55 ($8.00 at retiring between) per cent

age 60-$9.00 at 65.) 1 Jan.30 June, 1956 8 6

Reselling items bought in an exchange or- buying An employee who becomes absolutely 1 July-31 Dec., 1956 6 4

them for unauthorized persons, is just as dangerous andas Separated from Civil Ser- 1 Jan.30 June, 1957 4 2 rv

inexcusable as lending your exchange card.It vice with less than 5 years of aggregate 1 July-31 Dec., 1957 2 1 I

is a flat violation of military regulations. In the civilian service is entitled The regular annuities cannot 4 .

hearings held by the House subcommittee in 1949, it only to a refund of the moneyhe exceed the ceiling of $4,104 as rl t DOT DlO' CABS(T 11J.Ts1E'DFSERToh"MOW 6o.zQJ: MC&S -

was brought out that this practice, though not widespread has contributed to the fund. I the result of these increases. yarn oo ir oor WAV." < :

greatly.offends. civilian merchants. Citizens .in IF HE HAS MORE than five

general, including retail merchants, support the idea of years but less than 20 years civil

granting special benefits and privileges to members of ian service he may elect to havea

the Armed Forces, so as to make a Service career at- refund or he may leave the I

tractive; but most of them strongly and understandably money in his account to providean I

object to any practice which threatens civilian bus annuity at age 62.

iness.It employee covered by retire-
i iS therefore the of and
responsibility every man ment who leaves the service with
woman in uniform to refuse to take part in unauthorized more than 5 years of civilian service N .w

exchange practices which infringe upon the legiti- is entitled to an annuity at.
mate of civilian merchants and the
sphere endanger age 62 provided he docs not ask'
Service exchange privilege. Sometimes it is difficult to for a cash refund. t _
refuse a civilian friend who 'wants you to make a pur- Many employees who retire I -- -- 1 _Il

chase for him at the but serviceman I
exchange, every during the next 2 years can get a _
should remember that in this respect his first obligationis larger annuity increase by retiring -i ,

to his fellowserviceman.Your a little earlier. ., :
Navy Exchange service is a privilege, not a THE NEW RETIREMENT in-I :.

right. Use it, but don't abuse it. crease law provides a sliding I k ::

Bldg. 804. I scale formula in 6-month periods I
for employees retiring prior to i
Wednesday, March 7 I
30 November 1957. The amount! _
1930 Lenten Service; "One tt _
of increase depends upon the date I
Nickelson.
Way, Chaplain
annuity begins rather than the I
March 8
Thursday,
date the retirement takes
place.
1900 .All Saints' Choir Re-
CATHOLIC hearsal. :Therefore, in many cases an employee I

Sunday Mass 0800, 0900, will get a larger annuityif I
1000 St. Edward's Chapel. ST. LUKE'S CHAPEL he or she retires a month I ,
(Naval Hospital Protestant)
Saturday Mass 0630. earlier.As I CUBS WIN AWARDS -
Daily _, Mass 0630. 0930 -Sunday School and Nur- an example employees I II Cub Scouts Get I Eleven members of Cub Pack

Sunday 0630 -' Mass at the sery. I 131 of NAS Jax, were presented -

Hospital Chapel, 1900; Instruc 0930 Divine Worship-Chap- Charter AwardsAt last with Thursday's achievement meeting.awards Re-at

tion classes, Bldg. 463. lain William A. Swets. MOVIES ceiving awards were, front row

Wednesday 1930 Lenten 1900 Tuesdays, Instructionclass (left to right) Brian Martin,
Devotions at St. Edward's Chapel for personnel of Presbyterian Meeting Richard Bingham, James Wei-
Thursday, March 2 I ton, Phil Lepley, and Chris
includes Stations of the Cross
or Reformed background, Mainside-The Prisoner (drama Presentation of the charter, Whittaker. Second row (left to
and Benediction. Hospital ChapeL awards for cub scouting achieve- right) Stephen Davis, Tony
PROTESTANT ): Alec Guiness, Jack Haw' ments, presentation of Grayson, Billy Newton, Lee
the
Webe-
Thursday, March 1 kins.NATTCenter Wright, John Starkgraf, and
Mucho SprinklingForty Red Sundown los award, and a personnel in- Rex: Fuller. Rear row are (left
1900 All Saints' Choir Re
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hearsal. thousand sprinkler heads (color drama): Rory Calhoun, spection were all part of the to right) Capt. Ira N. Curtis,
scout institutional representative -
Saturday, March 3 I and 250 miles of sprinkler pipe Dean Jagger. banquet meeting of the Boy who presented the
Scouts
1000 Catechetical Instruction: are used in the fire protection I1ospitalMan Alone (Color 1 Cub Pack 131 of NAS! awards; James Magee, A01,

(Lutheran) for children. system of one aircraft manufac- western Drama): Ray Milland, Jacksonville last Thursday, in : rubmaster; and Randy Icing:
turer. Mary Murphy. I Building 804. (seated, right),Troop 131 scout
Sunday, March 4 The muter
0800 -'Episcopal Communion Friday, March 3 I Pack's charter was pre _

Service, Chaplain Nickelson. I Mainside-Joe MacBeth (drama sented tin to Comdr. Richard J. Mar the presentation of cub bIn 1 g

0930 Sunday School for ages I Fishing Contest ): Paul Douglas, Ruth Roman. Pack Committee Chairman, I achievement awards to 11 members
by
Neighborhood"Scout
4 through adults. I NATTCenter The Prisoner 1 Commis: I of the Pack, also made by

0930 Service of Divine Worship Winners On TVThe (drama): Alec Guiness, Jack sioner of Muskogee District, Jacksonville Capt. Curtis.
Leon Dickey.COMMISSIONER .
Chaplain Carpenter. I Hawkins. I PRIOR TO'CLOSING of the
winners of the NAS Jax '
Dickey dur-
Hospital Red Sundown (col- : I
1100 Service of Divine Wor- awardwas
Civil Service Black Bass Fish- ing a brief address ceremonies the Webelos
or drama) Rory Calhoun Dean. emphasizedthat
;
,
ship, Chaplain Griffin. ing'Contest will appear as I "Religious training comes made to Ricki LaCroix by

1900 The United Fellowshipof guests on the "Right Off TheReel" Jagger.Saturday, March 4 from the home and is all impor Chaplain N. A. Carpenter. Ricki.,
Protestants, Bldg. 804. tant in who is lOVi old, was presented
show over WJHP-TV Mainside Steel the life of a Cub Scout in years.
Jungle (dra-
Monday, March 5 (channel 36) at 1900 Tuesday, ma): Walter Abel Beverly Gar-! training"F'ollowing' the award in preparationof
1900 Lutheran Instruction
his transition from cub to regular
March 6.Alton land. the charter presen-
Classes, Bldg. 502. Meeks, moderator of NATTCenter Joe MacBeth tation, personnel inspection of scout.
1930 Methodist Instruction
the show, will chat with Fran- the Pack, numbering 35 the only one
Classes, All Saints' Chapel. (drama): Paul Douglas, Ruth Ro was This award Is
cis Wagner of Public Works; man. conducted by Capt. Ira N. Curtis which can be worn 'on the cub
J930 Latter Saints' Ser-
\ vice. Day Ralph Kinman, Jack Beden- Hospital The Prisoner (drama Scout Institutional Representative uniform. At the close of the cere-

Tuesday, March G baugh, and Hildred Scurrey, ):Alec Guiness, Jack Hawkins., who reported the cubs madean monies LaCroix's records were
all of Overhaul and Repair excellent appearance. prepared for transfer to London,
1900 Episcopal Instruction Department, plus an official or Another phase of the program, England, where he will join an

t Classes 1900 -, Bldg.Christian 563. Science Class. two of the Fishing Contest 65 In 56 in Magee charge of Cubmaster James English troop. His father, Comdr.

Committee. ordnanceman first class, J. R. LaCroix, has been transferred
1930 Bible Study Group, attached
t r to AO-A School, was 'to London for further duty.r .

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VA44, VP-J8, VW-4. Fasron 109, VAH-1 Report GCA Unit 17 .\ :.


I Scouting Jucksonville Area Squadrons ':Loses O-in-C '.


... Lcdr. LaCroix S
VA-44 ken advantage of this new policy.
Attack Squadron 44 has bid a The latest to celebrate his birth- Officer in charge of the Ground

fond farewell to one of its oldest day with a day off is James F. .. .., .Control Approach Unit 17 for the .

members, Ltjg) William D. Fulkerson,'ADC. Under a special t.\ :past 31 months, Lcdr. James R.

Macke who Is returning to col provision in the policy, chiefsare j LaCroix leaves soon for his new

not required to divulge which ''/ ; 'assignment with GCA-29 in London -
.
J :
lege.Also "Hornets" for YJ..Y. England.
leaving the birthday they are celebrating.
) During his tour of duty with
Separation were: Walter P. Mc S S
., GCA-1T the unit logged
here
Ginn, A03; Ronald L. Dcehr VW4VW4 .I
OA3; Lee Henderson, A03; JamesR. held its first All Hands I some 7,000 landings. According: to .

., Norris, AD3, and Robert D. dance for 1956 last week, and the LaCroiz NAS Jax rates as one
Vibronek ADI Al i : % of the top five stations in actual
squadron received; an Informal p. M
I : approach figures.
Forty Four spreads the web introduction to Comdr. H. D. Allen -
come mat for the following four new commanding officer. Detached last week, Lcdr La-
Croix served as an.enlisted man
Thomas E. Fitzgibbons, t
men: The results of the inspection ,
in the Aleutian campaign and left
AMAA, from NATTC Memphis; I held by CF A W-11 last Monday .
the end of hostili-
the service at
.Richard S. Schwartz SA Domi- : 'M. ... 1 1t
; in the latter of < '
came during part ; : ::.
ties to study pre-med at the University (-
and
nik J. Penesso SA, RaymondJ. I the which
week probably accounts -
; of Kansas. He later reported -
from, NTC Bain- '
Buckly, SA I
for all the smiles around
on active duty and duringthe
bridge. I
the head office. VW-4 was rated ''' ..
.
VA-44 was disappointed last .. ,'. .. Korean conflict served with
and : .
as Excellent congratulations .. .
'. : < ; Air Task Group 11 aboard the
: *' '
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week when it learned that its >';: ;'''
was
I are in order to each and .. '' ".j,. "' ; ': : .
every :: ; : '
_'A' USS Essex.
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.
new FJ-4's were not quite ready man in the squadron. ., 1) .'.. ...,
for delivery.The .. The new officer in charge of
Artie Birdsong SA from New .t&'; ; i,
detachment of five officers 'i : ",*, GCA-17 Lcdr. Paul ,Davidson
and 39 men returned from Pa- London Conn., reported aboard \\Jft) comes from the Post Graduate

tuxent River over the weekend last week and four of our "Hur- School at Monterey, Calif., having 1 -

after receiving only one and two ricaners"- left with either transfers A NEW LOOK FOB SENTRIES Heavy Attack SquadronODe's previously completed a tour 6l ,
01'a discharge. Ralph French, four platoon leaders display uniforms worn by the newly exchange duty with the Air
weeks respectively of an antici- Richard Linares AN
: formed Security Guard. Left t right are ;
PR2, left for NAAS Saufley Field,
six and week AA and Frederick Heath AN. Force.
pated eight course. Terrance Gardner AA; John Allen, ;
Pensacola; Richard Bcals AD2, .
went to NATTC Memphis and

This past week YP-has 18 been a busy Ernest McDonald reported; to Security Guard SAFETYBox Little Theatre Slates

Norfolk with VS-36. Er-
for duty
one in Patrol 18, as far as train- Auditions March 2
ing goes. Many junior pilots have win O'Polyn, YN3, received. his On Duty At Score
discharge. The Jacksonville! Little Theatre
been training in
busily -
preparation Disabling Injuries Through will hold auditions, in the formof
for forthcoming check Attack SquadronAs
flights-both for 2nd pilot "and Fasron 109 Tuesday, Feb. 23 play reading, at 2000 Friday,

Patrol Plane' Commander. Ricky RIgnola, ADI, and his a transition to the A3D This Month 0 March 2, in the theatre building .

Ltjg's Joe Sedgewick and band entertained the squadronuntil Skywarrior draws near, secu- This year 0 at 2032 San Marco Boulevard.The .

Ralph Hanegan have both completed the wee hours last Friday rity becomes of paramount interest Days Since Last theatre hopes to interest

their PPC checks and are night at the Seminole 'HoteL A in Heavy Attack Squadron Lost-Time Accident 79 as many talented Naval personnel -

awaiting the coveted papers desIgnated "well-done" goes to the members One (VAH-1). In order to as possible through the audi-
them Patrol Plane Com of recreation council fora accomplish this goal formationof leaders are under the supervision tions, which are planned for

manders. well planned evening.. the Security Guard was esta- and direction of leading Spring and Fall casting.
chief Joseph L. Oppenheimer, Those 'who unable to attend
are
blished.
Ltjg's( Frank Hiser Lloyd Jim S. Stamaris QM3, capable
Cassidy and Marvin Jeffries all member of the Beaver basketball Guard members have been AOC who has organized the the Friday night: auditions, yet
guard, and George A. Craig interested in Little .
will have their PPC checks this team has received. his orders. to selected from the incoming sea- are definitely
week. Squadron Leader Albert the USS Randolph. men group which has recently BM2 who has been given the Theatre participation are askedto
arrived the Station Platoon job of training the unit. call Mrs. J. Herbert Peirs,
on
Pelland of the RCAF has
com- Jim Riggs, AD2 and Jules Antonio -
Aware of the and
secrecy casting director at EV 9-8795, orthe
pleted his transition to P2V-7 air- AD2 returned to Fasron
value of the A3D's officers of
director of the theatre at
craft and is awaiting his P1 c Vice Mm. Wellborn
pa- 109 after having 'gone to J-57, VAH-1 felt the situation necessitated FL 9-4425. ,
pers. Pratt and Whitney Engine Schoolin specially trained
Visits StationVice a top- .
There was activity in the office Hartford, Connecticut. notch detail of guardsmen to

spaces of VP-1813st week as well David L. Bauer ADZ checked Adm. Charles Wellborn insure the safety of the aircraft. '56 Bass Fishing

as on the flight line. In prepara- into Fasron 109 this past week 'Jr.. Commander Second Fleet, I .

tion for ,a forthcoming unofficial from IIU-Z Detachment One in paid a brief visit to NAS Jack- AE School Honors
administrative inspection all the Norfolk, Virginia. sonville Tuesday as part of an I Contest Opens
:Awarded To Drigans
departments and offices were : extensive tour of various military

busy getting records up to date iVAQ-1 installations. I Donald Drigans, AEAN, of Duluth For Employees

and files in order. : He was met on arrival by Rear Minn., was honor student .
members of the
squadron were 'Adm. Delbert S. Cornwell. Com t in last week's graduating classof
This past week also introduceda craning their necks last Thurs The 1956 edition of the Black

new policy to the men of Patrol day trying to get a :fleeting mander Fleet Air, Jacksonvilleand Aviation Electrician's Mate Bass Fishing Contest for Civil
other top naval officials. I School Class A at the Naval Air
18 whereby each man is given a glimpse of an A3D Skywarrior as Service Employees officially begins -
"Happy Birthday" certificate from it crossed over the area. At the I Following a conference with I Technical Training Center. today and closes on October /
'various Fleet Air Jacksonvillestaff Driggins, who joined the Navy
the squadron the day before his controls was VAH's skipper, who I 30.
birthday and is authorized the flew his A3D own from Pax River officers, and a quick tour of t in January of last year has been Sponsored by the Employees

day off on his birthday. So far; Md., and then nosed her NAS Jacksonville the Admfraldeparted l assigned to VC-11 at San Diego Association, the contest is opento

about a half dozen men have ta- northward again on a non-stop on the same day. for duty. all NAS Jax civilian employeesand

return flight. members of their immediate

Merits Of Cupid's arrows have been: "ze- families. Prime purpose is to encourage -
and their families .
employees -
.
roing" in lately. Vincent J. La-
Scout Scala ADZ has returned: from his to enjoy the sport of fishing
Boy together and to create friendly
honeymoon, and received an all .
competition between various departments
hands "welcome home" at mus-
Work Told and their personnel.
,
ter on Thursday morning. Wed-
Rules for the contest be
can
bells also out this
ding; rang
The experience of being &.Boy found on the back of entry blanks
p
month for Archie L. Strickland
,
Scout is the foundation for be- which are available at all depart
ADAN and Roberts of
Sylvia
coming a good citizen accordingto ments.

Barclay Jackson,Assistant Pas- Dinsmore FIa. Monthly prizes will be awardedon

tor of the Avondale Methodist Ltjg Edward L. :Murnane, g the following basis:

Church, in a speech to the scouts will trade his ID card for a re -tileS One prize to man catching the

and parents of Troop 131 last port card. He will return to the largest black bass; one prize to

Wednesday night at the Naval "hallowed halls of learning" at woman catching largest black

Air, Station Scout HalL the University of. Minnesota bass; one prize to child catching

Discribing the activities and where he will pursue- degree in largest black bass; entry drawing

discipline of the scout program. law. prize for which all monthly

Jackson pointed out that potential Ltjg( ) Cletis L. Mishler. who entries other than the prize winners -

citizens were being developed has served 19 months with the "re eligible. ....

right here. squadron has been issued TAD In addition, four prizes '

Preliminary to Jackson's talk, orders. The new job-officer-in- are awarded and only employeesare

... color slides were projected to charge of the Gitmo detachmentsof eligible. The prizes are for
.
show scenes of the scouts' outdoor Fasron 8. S } 1H I A. the largest black bass caught

camping trips. Another camping Others who have received discharges during the contest year by the ,

trip is scheduled this Saturdayand are, Harry E. Walker following methods: live bait, rod

Sunday March 3rd and 4th.. AE2; Kenneth W. Pommier, AT2; and reel with artificial lure, fly:

Ltjg( ) John L. Bell Jr., former Robert A. Morgan, AN; Albert R. rod with artificial lure, and spinning
scoutmaster for the troop ad- Porter, AT2; and Roger J. Dieter, CHIEF HONORED Ralph Watts ADC, Is given the honorof rod with artificial lure.
dressed the scouts and- parents, AM%. William N. Fall has been Inspecting Carrier Air Group One personnel on the day of his .
? reUrement to the Fleet Reserve after 21 years' service Here he
relating the progress made by the transferred to NADU, South Wey- accompanies Comdr. John S. Ill, air group commander. He wu 651N56
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I Veterans Earn More Than Non-Vets, Study ShowsThe Cmdr. Allen New



average veteran is earning i swing of things immediately afterWorld have had specialized vocational-average income was $2400 a year VW-4 Skipper

$500 more a year than the average War II,at the present he training, these men are better as compared with the non-vet-

non-veteran, according to a.. is finanically better off than the qualified to earn their living. Of eran's $2600. As years went by, Comdr,Dale Allen became the

study by the Veterans Adminis nonveteran.The the s c' who completed their however, the veteran's average fourth commanding officer to

tration. income reached $3600, a 50 per- head the "Hurricane Hunters" of
average disabled veteran courses, 95 out of every 100 are
cent jump, while the yearly aver- VW-4 when he relieved Comdr.
Despite the difficulties of the earns' more than the able-bodied employed. age income of the nonveteranwent Edward, Foster yesterday during
.
veteran -' able bodied and disabled veteran, the study shows. Becauseover When things were still tough to $3100, a 20 percent in- a -comman. ceremony -

alike to get into the : 650,000 disabled veterans for ex-servicemen in 1947, their crease. '

Comdr. Foster will become

ship's'navigator aboard the Jack-
Y Up The sonville based aircraft carrier

USS Lake Champlain (CVA-39)),
LADDERWith He assumed command of the Fleet

; Air Wing. 11 unit In December:
CiviliansWeekly 1954.

Preceding his last assignmentas
( the Jax Air News in in
navigator the USS CoralS
with the Industrial
cooperation (CVA-43)), Comdr. Allen was
Relations will list
(Prepared by the NATTC Librarian J various promotions Department Naval Air attached to the Naval research
laboratory in Washington, D. C.
for all Navy libraries in Personnel).
the area) During World War II he saw
On the promotion roster effec- action as a patrol bomber pilotin

New books again this week tive Feb. 20 were 12 employees, the Pacific theatre. Post war

and something for almost every : five from Overhaul and Repair duties took' him aboard various

mooM!I Department, and seven from Pub- carriers. Later he served as asso

Scarlet Cord: The new Slaughter lic Works Department. ciate professor of Naval science at

book is another historical extravaganza Promoted at 0 & R were John Ohio State University.

with the wars of the > Grier, truck driver third step to lIe is'a native of Shinnston, W.

Israelites and the destruction of +*Y truck driver (heavy) second step; Va. .

Jericho for background. Edward Shettel, toolmaker third 4.0

step to leadingman machinistfirst
Secret War Of Independence:
step; Hollic Rawls, produc
Ben Franklin continues to astound -
tion dispatcher third step to A/C
us. From secret archives of
engine accessories and
parts repairman -
foreign governments, reports of .
: third and
step Fancy
\ ;
foreign governments, reports of McDonald, helper electricianAC
epics; and private letters, this account ,
: SALTY HUMOR FROM
reveals the adroit strate- ( ) third step to A/C engineaccessories

by which he furthered the VA-172 GETS EXCHANGE PILOT First Lt. Franklin Mitt, and parts repairmanthird t HERE AND THEREIt
gems
Air Force pilot, on exchange duty with Attack Squadron 172, getsa step.Advanced.
cause of the American colonies in Banshee cockpit briefing from Lt. William Grimes, squadron ; was a tough, close-fought
the courts of Europe. maintenance officer. Lt Hitt Is attached to the 91th Fighter Inter- at Public Works werFrank ecollegiate
ceptor Squadron, Sellrld AFB, Mich. The squadron this week James, auto mechanic thirstep I football game. The
Make A Don't Miss this!
Signal: received its first F2II-4 jet Banshees, soon to replace its F211-2 to heavy duty equipment pressure got a little too much, a
Naval history, told in the terse aircraft.
foul was made' and the referee
mechanic third Scott
step Elijah
; ,
terms of signals, is a new approach -
the
automotive mechanic third penalized offending team ten

tainly not to the meant subject.to While be a joke cer- Factors Open Way For ReUseOfGI heavy duty equipment mechanic stepto yards. The captain bawled out

book find third step; Paris Howard, the arbiter with a blistering tIrade :
you'll, more good
I
finishing off with this
automotive mechanic third stepto ra
laughs than in many a book Home Loan heavy duty equipment mechanIc ther succinct observation. "I
which is supposed to offer them. PrivilegesIf "
think you
Recommended! third step; Henry Grimes, stink.
automotive mechanic thIrd' stepto The referee promptly'added 15 ':
I Was Monty's Double: Con- the home you bought with a..
wherea- GI loan is damaged or destroyedby submit a written'statement giving heavy duty equipment mechanic yards more to the penalty and I
cealing Montgomery's
third step. called to the captain "See how
bouts was of prime importance factors over which you haveno the reasons for the request, details I "
Paul Johnson, pest control smell from there.
during certain periods of WW 11. control, you may be qualifiedto of the damaged, destruction, equipment SS.Bill .
operator third
to
Here is the account of a cleverly apply for a re-use of your loan condemnation award of insurance step
inspector (Public Works Struc- had just returned to his
privileges.First .
planned and daringly executed guaranty
settlement and the disposition tures) second' step, and Fred home in Brooklyn from a vacation ,
plot to mislead the enemy. of all, however, the Vet-
made of it, and whether the pro- Smith, laborer third step to helper in Texas. He greeted his wife
Best From Fantasy And Science erans Administration must be relieved -
,painter first step. by giving her several mink coats
perty is to be restored, to the ,
Fiction: The fifth series of this of liability in connection .
popular anthology. with the original guaranty and Loan Guaranty Officer, of the VA An unobtrusive gentleman in four. Cadillacs, and scads of money -

have no claim made against it. Regional Officer which issued the
Report On Unidentified Flying the museum was gazing raptu "How in the world did you get

Objects: For science fiction fans, And you must offer proof that original guaranty.Opportunities: rously at a huge oil painting of a all these things?" she demanded.

and others who have been intri- failure to restore the used entitlement shapely girl clad in only a' few "Shucks, honey, it was easy. I

gued by flying saucers. Investigations would mean a "sub- strategically arranged leaves. The was in Houston during Hallow

and analysis of "UFO" stantial hardship" to you. In the title of the picture was "Spring."
Navy today, over 46% e'en and went out playing trick
sightings, written by the head of To qualify for the re-use you of all enlisted men hold the rate Suddenly, the harsh voice of or treat." '

the Air Force project assigned to must come up with some compelling of P03 or higher. Normally this his wife grunted: "Well, what .

investigate the phenomena. reasons, like having figure is 50%, Since World ''WarII are you waiting for-Autumn?" Teacher "Johnny who was

Dragon In the Seas:.. 'Atomic your home destroyed by fire, over 13,000 men advanced to Anne Boleyn?" ,

submarine warfare in the 21st washed out by flood or even CPO. The opportunity is open "Anne a
crushed under the advancing 65 in 56 Johnny Boleyn. was
Century. there. flat iron."
bulldozer theoretically) o f
Big Trail: "Hosses" and guns. new highway construction. Teacher "What on earth do

Last Rodeo. you mean?"
Restoration of the loan
-
Case Of The Terrified Typist: privileges will be made guaranty only Johnny /'Well, it says here
You're right it's Erie Stanley in the history book 'Henry, having -
in
once, except most unusual
Gardner's latest. disposed of Catherine, press-
cases and in general for the fol-
Basle Express: Another for the lowing reasons: reasons of health; ed his suit with Anne Bole'n':"

mystery fans who follow Manning employment reasons; and individual -. r 4 > r S *

Coles. Adventure and intriguefor reasons found by the VA to During his speech, 'a politician

po session of secret plans for be sufficiently compelling to jus- noticed an old lady down front

guided missiles. tify the case. who appeared most interested in

Right Dress: Advice on clothes To apply for r restoration up to : his words. Afterwards, he greetedher

and grooming by Bacharach who the $7500 ,maximum, you should and solicited her vote.

'edits the popular Stagline column Looking him in the eye, the old

for men. Just in time to help with S lady said, "Well, sir, you are my
CPO Mess
Pay Aboard
the Easter Parade costume, of second choice."

course! Ship Is Deductible The politician .thanked her and

How You Look And Dress: For asked cheerfully, "Who is your
Chief petty officers aboard ship first choice?"
the Ladies! With excellent
many
pointers for those who make their who pay assessments to the CPO "Oh, she replied.. "just any-
mess may deduct that amount

own clothes. from taxable income for tax com- body"S .

Bugles And A Tiger: John putation, according to the tax experts A home from
first-grader
i :Masters autobiography of his exciting at BuSandA. came
school one
day and announced
career as a professionalsoldier The five dollars or so 'a month ar
excitedly, "They've got a magic
in the Indian Army. Now
paid by the chiefs is comparable
know he has been -able record player at. our schooll"A !
'
we why
to the cost of the officer
mess, .. asked
-- magic record player?
to write those wonderful tales of which is 100 percent deductible

.. derring-do in Indiat afloat, is the opinion rendered. 'DEMON' TRIO EARN DIPLOMAS Three members of his puzzled mother.
J Fighter Squadron 171
,. receive congratulations from their skipper "Yes, explained the boy, "Youdon't
As travel these Comdr. William
expenses, assess- Laliberte (left) for having earned their high the
have to plug It into
ments are deductible only when school diplomas through USAFI courses. Left to right are William
\ ;, 65 In 5.6 the ship is out of home port over- Dennette AM3; Donald Salts, AM3 and Melvin Winelnger, AM. electricity. You don't even need
night or longer. Both Dennette and Salts completed their final two years and Wins- electricity to make' it. play. AH
finger his last year you do is wind up a'crankt"JAX '



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Chaplain Plans


Lenten Sermons --rn -

A series of Lenten sermons on t Q
_=
the subject "The Road To Cal- ;
va'i y" Is .planned by Chaplain t., Ati

William A. Swcts for the St.
Tentative plans are under con
Luke's Hospital Chapel services
sideration for the joint outing of
the month of March.
for the YWCA girls and the' Station
The subjects for the Sunday : t Waves. As a result of a committee

services beginning at 0930 areas meeting the event will be set

follows: ..March 4-Christ Betrayed for the second Sunday of March.

; March 11 Christ. The outing will include a tour

Forsaken; March 18 Christ of the Station and Wave barracks,

Condemned; March 25 Christ xut ; j 1 a picnic on the Waves area and

Crucified. __ : an afternoon full of games and
Holy Communion is scheduledfor fun.

Maundy Thursday, March 29 0 (

from 1230 to 1300. The "Seven Wave barracks entered the

Words from the Cross" will be mood of the 'summer season the
presented in the Good Friday V # '. ,. K ''VW** past weekend. as red-faced girls'

service, March 30 from 1230 to r? s-H v? f f returned from outings at the
.'.. .
< *'x. j if *r..j f : Sk 5r* '
1300. .., w'1 f k ea a $ 7 beach and 'Just lazy'afternoons

The; subject for the Easter service 74,000X11 LANDING-Comdr. Douglas Clark Commander Air Group 10 (second ''from right], spent out-of-doors acquiring the
April 1 will be "Christ is is feted aboard the USS Coral Sea with a traditional giant-slzed cake for having recorded the flat beginning of. a real Florida tan.
top's 74,000th landing. With Comdr. Clark are Capt. W. E. Gentner Jr., (second from left), skipperof .
Risen. the Coral Sea; an unidentified cook left) 'and landing signal officer (right). Aches and pains
were common
An instruction class for persons
of Presbyterian or Reformed CVG-16 Week after the weekend as softball dia

background is conducted by Completes Two Fathers, Those Over monds were in use daily as future
CrackerJax softball team

evening Chaplain in Swes the Hospital each Chapel Tuesday at Carrier Quals On Coral SeaCarrier 26. Exempted members took. in. some. practice.


1900.The Hospital Chapel is located Air Group 10 culminated two weeks of carrier qualifications From Draft Call The Pensacola Gossettes, win
I flying aboard the USS Coral Sea (CVA-43)) this week. The ners of the 6ND basketball tour.
! Ward A-1 next to the Out-
in
26
Fathers and "old men" of
, left for Guantanamo Cuba.,
Clinic of the ship Monday Bay, naments, carried two former
Patient Hospital and up are no longer
years
During the qualifying period, Crackerjax players on their roster -
Children are cared for in the here later this month. Units considered good draft material,
Comdr. Douglas A. Clark, CAG10 Lynn Stewart, who played
Nursery adjoining the Chapel comprising CAG-10 are VF-11, at least until the pool of 1,347-
commander recorded the car- with the local's softball team last
during each service and Sunday VF-103, VA-104 and VA-106. 000 unmarried men between
rier's 74,000th landing. season and E. J. Bryan, who star-
School classes for children to 12
of is used
19 and 25
age
years
I Comdr. Clark added that thegroup's
red in the forward slot for tho
"All pilot's and crew membersdid
years of age are conducted dur- I' up, according to Washington.To .
largely
enhanced
success was
basketball unit handled the
"
,
fine job Comdr. Clark
ing the service each Sunday. a ,
bolster the faltering six-
is welcome. stated. "Although we were unableto by the splendid coopera- greater part: of the scoring for
Everyone complete enough landings to tion of the Coral Sea's flight deck month volunteer "Reserve" the Pensacola six. Lynn suppliedthe

fully qualify all pilots, each mem- crews.The ship is under the com- training program, the Presi field goals the first night of
ti 3s tt ber gained invaluable experienceand mand of Capt. W. E. Gentner, Jr. dent has ordered the virtual play and E. J. turned in a star

improved the air group'scombat For her two'weeks of opera- exemption of men in these performance the second game.

readiness immeasurably." tions the Coral Sea teamed up categories. A shift from fathers Pat Ashcraft, forward, will now
with the 40,000 ton carrier USS and older men to younger ones join the Pensacola team in Nor
F Air Group Ten is slated to
3 Intrepid which arrived here to is hoped will encourage larger folk for the All Eastern playoffs -
board the Coral Sea for com-
enlistments In} the Reserve
qualify pilots from Ocean, Va., .
pletion of carrier qualification "
based,Carrier Air Group 8. program enacted last year. .
flights when the flat-top returns
Following the Coral Sea's departure Enlisted Waves can now purchase

to Guantanamo Bay, the blue melton overcoat

I NAVY WIVESCORNER I Cuba, the Intrepid sailed for her 65 In l 56 for the price of $5.00. The bridge
home port of Norfolk. coat was formerly listed at $34.50
:. and has been reduced due to a

I J relatively large stock on hand.

The Sadie Hawkins dance hel The overcoat is not stocked at

February 25 at the Club House this activity, but upon requesta
1 .,r BfK'p was a lot of fun for all who at- special order will be forwardedto

tended. CSO Brooklyn.
S.
Activity chairman Kay Bot-
thof; co-chairman Phyllis Bles- 4 word of advice to any gals
planning on trying out for the
singer and helpers made nice dec-
$ ,\ softball squad. Initial practice is
several
orations and planned spe-
cial dances. These were a ladies just ten days away, so better get
fr : out and throw that sphere
musical
tag dance, Paul Jones, +
elimination dance. around. Anyone having the idea
ro chairs and an
that softball doesn't take
somo
the win-
awarded to
Prizes were
; ; $' hard, stiff conditioning, check
chair
ners of the musical games
with last year's members. Those
and elimination dance.
laps around the diamond and
TilE PARTY ALSO served as f,.' s
} exercises be
> loosening-up can aw- .
a going away party for Ida Mae f fully tough on a gal not used to
David and her husband Stanley ; the
grind. .
who are leaving for Point Mugu, y I r > __ r .
rs: Calif. Ida Mae was crowned as .
Y'' 1 wn fSp S 9 The former Pat Ryan and Joan
Daisy Mae for the evening and
Reidy, ex-Waves and formerly
WE LEIKA-Swedish beaut was presented with a bouquet of t\: \y stationed at NAS, have both taken

Anita Ekberg, who appears flowers. Not only was Ida Mae a on the new role of mothers.
ready to.snap a shot, Js neither member of Jax Navy Wives Club Pat and husband Jim are the

overexposed. Miss Ekberg nor, underdeveloped. who has been- 86, but was also Southeast Re- proud parents of a baby boy and
of Navy
kept in sharp focus by Warner gional Vice-President Mr. and Mrs. Jim Cassell welcomed
Bros. publicity' staff, recently Wives Clubs of America.An ;: a baby girl into the family
completed" the movie "Blood announcement was also ? 3E circle.

Alley made that Shirley White, another r- t .

member of Jax 86, is to be the ,_

'Cane Hunters9 new Southeast Regional Vice- ri, f.k' Proper Duty SoughtFor

Unit To Azores President.TilE HOSPITAL Nursery at the k : Navy NursesOut

Airborne Early Warning Out-Patients clinic is open from A' y of the Nurse Corps into the

Squadron Four, known as the 0900 to 1400 on Monday, Wednesday Medical Service Corps Is what

Jacksonville "Hurricane Hunters"will ,'and Friday. This care Is free the Navy wants to do with Its

send two of its aircraft to to mothers while keeping appointments nurses serving as dieticians, phy-
the Azores on March 3. at the clinic. There is sical therapists and occupational

The detachment, consisting of a kitty jar for any donations, pro- d:. therapists. '
two P2V-5JF "Neptunes," 'are to ceeds to be used toward the pur- The authority to do,, so was

be engaged for three weeks in chase of toys used In the nur- NAVY'S NEW WORD --: When E. H. Word, TMC, was detached asked of Congress after the Sec-
intensive operational and train- recently from NAS Cecil Field to board the USS Robinson, retary of Defense ordered that all
Ing flights. sery.Helen Rosier announced that he outdid the travel experts. "Travel light" was his motto. With training and use of nurses in
been brightenedwith ear" stripped to a minimum, Word left behind 58 pounds of these capacities be stopped. The
The squadron, a part of Fleet the nursery has I his own body weight. Responsible was "Operation Weight and idea is to stimulate procurement
Air Wing Eleven, will send Lcdr. the addition of some new Balance", weight reduction program being carried out at Cecil of these specialists from other
Robert T. Pittman, assistant ope- curtains. Field for over a year now under direction of Capt Jerome A.
Moore, senior medical officer. Total excess pounds lost at the sources so that nurses-becoming
rations officer of VW-4 and plane master jet base would tip the scales at more than four tons. scarce in the services -'may be
commander of one of. the participating The photo at left above was taken when Word started his weight- used strictly In a nursing capa
planes, as officer-in- 65 In 56 reducing and the photo on right shows him as be departed. the city.

charge of ,the detachment. I station.
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Tough Luck: Dogs Crackerjax; It;: .'f- ComFairJaxSets


Drop Close Ones In 6ND Play New Keg RecordIn

A slender stick of dynamite In the form of Ellen Bryan, her
self a former Crackerjax this season, spelled defeat for 'the Jax Mainside Loop
Navy Wave Crackerjax as they lost two heartbreaking games to
tha Pensacola Gossettcs in the Sixth Naval District playoffs at Leag e-leading ComFairJax of
Green Cove Springs, 48-46, and ,48-47. the Mainside Bowling circuit's
Thus the Crackerjax, last sea- American division really put on
son's All Eastern Navy Champions made by the Gossettes, that a show at the Mainside alleys

became the ,ex-champions: dashed the hopes of the Crack I this week, and managed to
toy. the slender margin of three erjax despite the brilliant forecourt strengthen its No. 1 position in
points. play of Pat Ashcraft and toe process.

.It was Bryan's performance In RuthtBradsluw, and the guard The Fleet' Air ten pinners put
the second encounter when showing of Ginny Flodine. the skids' to their chief rivals
she scored 38 of the 48 points Bryan made 54 points in the I from Supply with a sizzling 2-
two games, a 27-point
average.
: 611-pin series score that found
Ashcraft rolled up a total of 42
katflT four of the five bowlers rolling
JAX points in the two games and ,* 500-plus scores. Unless somebody
Bradshaw cored 38. Marie Mc-
comes up with radar for a bowling
Sports Collum, the other forward, sur- w
ball, this is a league record
prised with astounding shots in
that be around for
may quite a
Briefs the second encounter and providecj while.
the punch that kept the team
Coach Leon Wilson of the Sta- in the game. THE FRONT-RDNNING Hard.
tion tennis team says that he still The Crackerjax with three !wood Herd was led by Al Kussy
l :who posted a 583 which included
has openings for "experienced minutes .left to play, seemed 4&4
players who aren't afraid to headed for a win as they went |I two games of 222/ and 206. George
into a 47-46 lead Bradshaw'sfoul Johnson fired :a 505, Len Curtis
work. The Fliers courtmen are on
rolled 536 and Joe Harlow bowleda
currently working out on the conversion after Ashcrafthad
523 set and a 205 in the
Boone Park courts on Monday, tied the count at 46-all by an 4-0 game /
Wednesday and Friday evenings. overhand short toss with three ? victory. *
.r
Anyone interested in some very minutes left to play. VC-62's high-scoring keglers
worthwhile exercise should con- Then Bryan put the damper on { mqved past VF-22 'into second
tact either Coach Wilson at Ext. the game with a looping shot place by a game on the strength
798 or Special Services at Ext. from the side court.VEEKEND. of a 3-1 decision over the pre-
512. -"",: :rot ., IfI
a a S ONE FOR THE BIRDIE -Pensacola Navy's Birdie Webb ((15) ners had three 500-plus bowlersin
Wave basket- \ TIDE lofts a one-handed Jump shot at left over the outstretched arms their lineup for the third weekin
The Crackerjax of two Jax Navy Crackerjax in the first Sixth ND playoff tilt
ball team lost, by transfer or injury HIGH LOW last Tuesday' at Green Cove Springs. The Pensacola Waves a row. Bob Perkins' 534 Jim
a better basketball team A.M. P.M. A.M. P.M. tured the District crown from the, local Waves in two thrilling cap, Bolin's 508 and 553 by J. K. Os-
than either Jax Navy or Pensa- Fri 11:52 __ 5(1:. 5:51: tight games. Participants in, this action are (left to right) Webb; mond led the CompRon crew.
cola put on the floor in the Sixth Sat. 12:23 12:43: 6:36: 6(3:, Jax's Flodine Ann Simmons (11)); Lynn Steward ((18)), Pensacola; Virginia THE WAVES' lone women's en-
who really does have two
legs and
Coretta French
Naval District playoffs last wee k.Sdn. 1:16: 1:38: 7:36: 7:43: both of Jax. Pensacola won the first fray 48-46 and copped (2)the, try in the circuit dropped its
Such was the consensus of opinion second, 4847. third and fourth straight matchesto
among the faithful who wit- Personnel and FAW-11 by "$
nessed the two heartbreakinglosses .v Pistol Team counts during' the week to re-
of the Crackerjax to the v.ik main in twelfth place in the Am-

Pensacola Sextette. S" a < $ t r ,N !l a <, ";. kw. Named For !, erican loop.
Handling the Crackerjax: wasa Current standings, as of Tues
coach's dilemma with the day (A.M.), February 28:
continual changing of players by Tampa MeetThree \AMERICAN DIVISION
school graduations at NATTCen- Teams \V L Pet.
ter. But Coach Fred Dammayer Naval Air Weapons ComFairJax 26 2 .929
deserves a Marine pat on .the School shooters captured berthson Boathouse 24 8 .750
back for the excellent job he did the Jax Navy pistol team last FAW-ll 21- 7 .750
in fielding his team in the finals. Saturday in a special qualification Supply 208 .714
As Dammayer put it: "I had match fired on the Jackson 'Spec.Services 18. 10 .643
Hospital Mainside Units ville Police pistol Personnel 20 12
one team leaving, one playing and Tops range. .625
one enroute here all season." The trio, which included En- Electronics 13 11 \ .5"2
sign Fred Feakes, Viregido de la NAMTD 15 13 .536
No team is stronger than its In Battle For Iron Man TrophyHospital Cruz, PHC, and Guigno Carael- Dispensary 17 15 ::531
lotti, joined Allen o & R 7 21
reserves and it's from the second Ralph AOC, .250 .
stringers-the workhorses of any) assumed an early Of FAW-11 in leading all other Public Works 4 28 .125
athletic team that the unsung lead in the Spring Ironman third, 200 for officials providedand Station shooters in the round and Waves ,3 25 ,107
stars come from.Followers Trophy race at Mainside this another 90 counters for' par will represent Jax Navy in the NARTU 0 31 .000
of Wave Crackerjax week on the strength of its ticipation. National Mid. Winter Pistol NATIONAL DIVISION-
basketball, therefore, took it upon first-place finish in the recent Four teams: FAW-11, Opera- championships early next month Teams 'W L Pct. .
themselves to pay homage to intramural basketball cam- tions, VAII-1 and VP-16 ended in in Tampa. A-72 BIuebolts 25 3 .892
those whose sportsmanship, team paign. a seventh-place tie and were t VC-62 21 7 .150VF22.

spirit and cooperation lent 'so The Medics, chalked 1,270 awarded a slice of the points The qualifying round was fired 20 a ,714VA
much to the Crackerjax during points which included 1,000 up for awarded for the seventh eighth, under National Rifle Association .44 16 8 .667
the season. I' Team Pts. rules and included both rim and Fasron 6 16 12 .571
first
finishing 200 points for fur-
Nancy Gibbons, of the NAS nishing officials for league con- Hospital ._. 1,270VC62 center fire weapons. *- VAlI-1 18 14 .563
____ Feakes and Allen VP-15 13 11 .
Photo Lab, was chosen as out- tests and 70 points for their par- 1,030 led the group .542VF..f3
standing for her steady work all ticipation in the circuit FAW-11 892% [with identical aggregate scores of 13 15 .464
season with Sophfe Sayatovich, of Their playoff rivals VC-62 and VA-172 790 536 out of a possible 600, and Com'nieations 12 16 ..429V
Operations, a close second. VA-172, ended up in second and VAII-1 767% Feakes was declared the team'sNo.1 A-175 10 18 ,357VW4
Plenty of spirit is needed to fourth places with respective totals Fasron 6 730 man in a tie-breaking se I 7 21 .250
work doggedly all season, taking of 1,030 and 790 points. The Fasron 109 ._ 715VF173l quence of rapid fire. De la Cruz A-172 Hotshots "I 21 ..250VT.173
part in the practices and often Composite Squadron tallied 200 700 was third with a 515 score and 2 26 .070
VP-16 _ 637it Carapclloltl fourth
"warming the bench" during entire points for officiating and 80 placed witha :
games. Communications ___ 590 438 total 1 has 102 electrically operated and
points via the participation routein 1 I
But without the reserves addition to their 750 marker Operations r... 562% The local quartet will journeyto time controlled targets.
there'd be no basketball team. prize for the runner-up position., AETU _______ 305 Tampa for the beginning of *
VA-172 led the cage loop most o & R .._ 295 the National tourney beginning [I last week the newly-formed
of the season but had to settle Personnel ._ 295 March 6. This year's shooting !: Jax Navy Pistol Club staged its
fax Navy Keglers for third place in league stand VW-4 235 event will be conducted on the 1 first meeting, attended by approximately '
ings when it lost playoff tilts VA-175 _____ '230 Tampa Police pistol range which |: 30 prospective members -

,Copy City Title to, both the other clubs. The .
Led by John Burner of Air- Bluebolts received 500 points for i Highlfghting the meeting was

man counted Preparatory 546 in three School, games who, a i iE ii Eight Join 200 Club at CenterEight 1 the election was elected of officers president; Chief and AlIen -

Jax Navy bowling team won players cracked the 200 Walter Bowen, AEC, of NATTCwas
the Jax City title last Sunday. circle in last week's NATTCenter I ministration, 203. installed as vice president.
The team scored 2664 which Bowling league action with Marv i Naval Air Weapons System Other officers include John Boet-
with their 333 handicap gave Horn of NavAirWeaps-1 leadingthe School-One is romping away : tiger, AOCB, secretary and treasurer
them a total of 2997. parade with 236. I with the NATTCenter title and I it 'I and John Lepley, ADC, as
Other team scorers were Other 200 bowlers were Tom looks, like a new champion will '! executive officer. Ensign Feakes,
Tiny Wilhorn, Commissary, Barger, NavAirWeaps-1, 226; Les displace the Airman Preparatory < de la Cruz and Donald Buchanan,
School Sargeants who have taken i A02, comprise the, club's boardI
538; Air Yarmak, NAS, 534; Graupmann, NavAirWeaps-1,224; I
Clarence Bitterstaff, NAS 528; Harry Beaumont, NavAirWeaps- the kegling honors the last I of directors.
and Nelson Bottorff Aviation 1,203; Gil Murray, NavAirWeaps1 times out i A meeting of all club officers

Storekeeper School, 518. 203; Jim Daly, Airman Preps, The Missilemen have won 38 and the board of directors will
Game totals were 913-907- 217; Paul Edwards, Aviation Ordnance and lost only two and lead Avia be held today at 1600 In Building
8842664. 217; and Dave Fret, Ad tion Storekeepers by nine games.; 158 to draw up the club by-
t. Must Be 3-D laws and policies.


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1 March 1956 JAX AIR NEWS Pago Seven

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Fliers Edge Pensacola For Sixth ND Cage CrownGEORGE




JUMPS FOB JAX-Things
were really jumping at Green Cove Win To Eastern'
Springs hat week when some of the Way All-Navy
taller boys in the Sixth ND gatheredfor J
tournament play. Doing the jumping 1k Tournament Set At NorfolkThe
here are George Nordhaus of Jar Pen-
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sacola's It. L. Itanholter (56)) and E. W. .
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,' ,', sometimes uncertain sometimes sensational Jax:
,
Stevens (SS). Watching the rebounds at ,,::6.\ \ "
left are D. D. Allison (16)) of the Gos- '1/I';,!fitl. yr"yiy Navy Fliers staged a dramatic second half rally Saturday:
hawks and the Filers; Al Jones (24)), ':fi":: night at Green Cove Springs to beat down the battling Pen
while forward Ilerm Howard (12)) is sacola Goshawks, 8-83, and captured their first Sixth Naval
visible in right background. The Jax .
Fliers won this tilt 79-78' and went on District Basketball Championship since 1051.

to win the Sixth ND UtI f." .": Jacksonville's victory in the the second stanza to win.

.;. /. LY tourney finals boosted them into TO NAME A SINGLE individual -
the all-Navy Eastern Cage Tour- as the cause of it all would be

ney beginning Monday, March 5, tougher than trying to rebound
at Norfolk under the auspices of against Al Jones or Herm How

CincLantFlt. ard. They were all good -,and

Coach Frank McCaffrey an- they had to be because the

nounced this week that the Fliers Goshawks were hotter than a
will go into the Eastern cage $2 pistol for the first 33 minutes.

meeting bolstered by the additionof But the Fliers finally over
four of Pensacola's best players hauled the Firehouse Five witha

including the tournament's 67-66 lead with only 7:30 showing

highest scorer, Center Keith Pat- on the clock and managed to
ton; Forwards Al McGehee and hold on the rest of the way, aided'

John McClure; and Tom Harrold, by some timely foul-shooting.
: Ja guard. Five-foul casualties on both

JAX NAVY'S SQUAD will sides were costly with the losers
missing the services of Patton
: leave by bus Sunday morning for
( and McClure and Jax losing
the Virginia city.
George Nordhaus and Tom Bren-
/ T The Fliers' dynamic little nan. Brennan on loan to the
: guard, Fred Wetzel, won the
Fliers
from Fasron 9 at NAS Ce-
Most Valuable Player award for
cil Field, staged a one-man show
: the tourney, and Pensacola's Pat- against the Goshawks late in the
ton took the Individual High Scorer -
game with three quick shots.
title with 114 in six
I points
Howard led the winners' scor-
i1ii' A\itI games. ing parade with 24 tallies on eight

Thus the hastily-assembled Fliers field goals and eight free throws.
L who have
I played together Scoring summary:
only three weeks brought hometo JAX NAVTHrennan.
rl.J'.r FO FT Tot
roost once more the title and Jones. f .. .. -..., 6 0 12
the trophy which last Howard. f _ 8. 24
Ashcraft Picked For AGO School Cops Lead In Center's they won Nordhaus, c .--_ 7 15Wetzel
in 1954 with a victory over the g : 7 15

Eastern Cage PlayPat Intramural RaceAviation same .Pensacola Goshawks. ., t rfrowder --, ,, g 10 0 :zg
DeLong
Ashcraft, the only member Trophy FORCED TO BATTLE back HarrlBon t 0 0 0
season's All -
of last
Navy Ground Officers, from the brink of defeat in Sat- Total 2R 32 88PLNACOLA

Wave basketball championsstill School, by capturing the basketball Aviation Storekeepers, 671 ; urday's finale, the local Navy Player Fu FT Tot
at NAS Jax will take partin title at NATTCenlcr, Aviation Ordnancemen, 433; quintet responded splendidly and McClure. f ._-....-., R 2 18
her second All Navy Eastern took over the lead for the Cap- Administration, 314; Naval Air finally nipped the faltering Fal Patton McGehee e, t. 8 5 2 2 18 12
cage tourney as a member of Weapons System School, 287 Carson g ,,M.---? 3,5 11
;
tain DeLong trophy for 1956. cons from North Florida at the Ian-old, g .. .,. 6 2 H
-- -
the Sixth Naval District sex- and Support Splinters, 225. Prank g .. 0 0 0
The Ensigns, with their 16-0 wire in what probably was. the -
Myers g .. ....,_ 0 2 2
> -
tette from Pensacola. record, amassed 1100 points. tournament's mtfst exciting game. Cox, g -....,,.,,.- -.., 1 6 8
Ashcraft was picked up by Trailing them in second Combs Hits 93 of 100 Pensacola had thrown the playoffs Total: 3i 2i 83Local
the Pensacola Waves to streng- .
is Airman
place Preparatory
into an extra round by beat-
then meet. the 6ND entry in the School with 913 points; Avia- In Free Throw TryBob ing Jax Navy Friday night, 91-77, Trio

tion Electricians, 788; Marine after the Fliers had entered the
Last season as a member of Aviation Detachment, 725; Combs of AGO School led final round unbeaten with a 79-78
three NATTCenter entries in the Enters Ladies
the Jax Navy Wave Cracker- victory over the Goshawks on'
jax, Ashcraft played guard on New Bureau of Personnel free-throw Wednesday.

the title-winning team.Badminton Archery contest.100. Combs tossed 93 out of Saturday night's conflict was a PGA TourneyThree

dandy almost from the outset; the
Range OpenIt Second honors went to Hank I lead change hands 19 times and leading women golfers
Play Powell of Support Splinters, .89- from the Naval Air Station will
I the score was deadlocked on 10
looks like a zoo in the deep '
participate in the Ladies Professional
100, and third to Hal Peper, AGO other occasions. -
cut by trails just west of
grass Golfers Association Open
School, 87-100. I Jax went to the dressing room
Opens MondayUnder the 14th hole of the Naval Air Tourney beginning today at Hyde
Station golf course on Charles St. Entries were mailed from Special at intermission five points down, Park.

a new system of league Nestled in the grove of pines Services this week to the 42-37, but came roaring back to Mesdames Audrey Biltz, Lou

play the NATTCcnter badminton and waist-high grass are pictures Bureau. I outscore their opponents, 51.41, in Gingrich and Nadine Maze are

circuit will start next Monday.The of wild boars, pheasants, bears, slated to play in the event whichis
schedule will be released to- raccoons, deer, lynx and rabbits. under the sponsorship of the

morrow. They are all part of the 18- Jacksonville Junior Chamber of

Eight teams were expected in target roving range set up by the Commerce.The .
the competition, varying from the enthusiasts of Jax Navy's newest tourney will feature such

old style tournament play. Jim sport archery. outstanding women golfing starsas

Bertolino, of Airman Preparatory Initiated by archers from Avia- Texas' Betsy Rawls, a previous
School, won the individual title tion Electrician's Mate School at Ladies Open champ and the Woman -

last season. NATTCenter, the range is opento Golfer of the year in 1953,

Doubles champions .,were Jim anyone. Supervised meets are and Louise Suggs of Atlanta, Ga.,
Donnelly and Lee Murray of Avi- held weekends. Anyone interested plus many others.
ation Electrician's Mate School. should contact Bill Weatherby, Y ..--
AEC, extension 6524.

Awards. To 5 GolfersIn Target bows and arrows and SPORTSSCHEDULE
other equipment have been pur-

Blind Bogey PlaySome chased by Special Services and
can be obtained from the issue
60 Station golfers paradedto
the post last Saturday in the room in Rosendahl gym Building For Week of March 1-'
513. Participants must be checkedout
Basketball
: All-Navy Eastern
Blind
weekly
Bogey golf tourneyon
on safety precautions before Tournament at Norfolk, Va.
the local course, and five of
equipment will be issued. Golf: Jax Varsity vs. Cecil Fieldon
the
linksters
ended up winning .
.
merchandise prizes with scores of: March 2, here; Jax Varsity vs.
I The wings of a new U. S. supersonic Patrick AFB, March 7, here.

76.That was the number drawn I jet fighter are propor- Bowling: Jax Varsity at 6th Naval -

out of the fedora at the finish of I tionately thinner than a double- District Tourney, Key West,
edged razor blade. So sharp are
the afternoon's firing, and those the wings leading edges that they Fla.Baseball: Daily workouts for
'
fortunate have touched
to
, enough must be covered with rubber"gloves" I
on that figure were Comdr. John I ,e,_,. ., 'a,. ..... .- ..., -..,w.....-j- Jax Fliers at Mason Field.
to prevent ground crews Tennis Practice
: Monday Wednesday
Myers, Ed Fenton, George Ford I from themselves while rrn ND TROPHY TO FLIERS Capt. n. Farrow, left)
Charles Schroeder and Marvin I cutting Commander Florida Group, Atlantic Reserve Fleet presents the and Friday at Boone Park.
Jeffries. working. Sixth Naval District Traveling Trophy to Ltjg) Matt Kurilich, Pistol Shooting: National Mid-
All participants chose their ton had 99-23, Ford shot an 68- officer-in-clurge of the Jacksonville Navy Fliers, following theirvtctol'J' Winter Pistol Championships at
over Pensacola Navy In the finals last Saturday. In the
own handicaps; Myers had a han- : 12; Schroeder, D4-18; and Jeffriesa foreground Is the Permanent Trophy which was also awarded to Tampa" Fla., beginning March 6
dicap,of 20 with a 96 score; Fen- 101-25. lax Navy. for lax Pistol team.
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Pago Eight JAX AIR NEWS 1 March 1956

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Sick Pay Is Deductible;



Can Save $ On TaxesThis


( Is the sixth In a series of articles on federal income tax filing
for the year 1955. The articles are based on information furnished to
sAFPS by the American Institute of Accountants, the national organization
of certified public accountants, and tax nformation available
from the Navy's Bureau of Supplies and Accounts.) ,
Nobody likes to be sick. But if there was sickness In your fam-

ily during 1955: you may have some compensation tax-wise. _
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First there is the question of
than that, you determine the
sick A service member who
pay.
amount to be excluded as fol-
was absent because of sicknessOr
lows: multiply the amount received -
Injury may exclude pay for
for the applicable period
the period from his gross incomein by 100, then divide the result by

figuring out the 1955 income your weekly rate. ; $

tax.But YOU SHOULD ATTACH to the $

If the absence was due to tax return a statement showing .11 nil t tt

illness, you may not exclude your computation and Indicatingthe

amounts received for the first period of absence, nature of t I L

seven calendar days. However, if illness or injury and whether you -_ .......'..'.'--- ._'--,_.. ,w._,,_,_
you were hospitalized for at least were hospitalized, according to SUPPLY CAFETERIA OPENS The new cafeteria-canteen in the southeast corner of' Supply
one day during the illness, or the Internal Revenue Service. Department, Building 110, was officially opened In appropriate ceremonies last Tuesday. Doing the'
be ribbon-cutting honors was Capt. William S. Harris, commanding officer of NAS Jax. Top photo
injured ex
were pay may Nontaxable income, such as allowances shows (left to right) James Wood, president of the Station Employees Association Comdr. John I
cluded from the first day of ab and pay excluded for V. Koch, assistant Supply Officer; aptain Harris; Capt. James J. officer; Comdr.
,sence. active service, performed in a John N. Myers, executive officer; and'Leonard B. Eubanks, Industrial Rations Officer. Bottom
ACCORDING TO the law, the "combat zone," is not consideredin view shows the cafeteria minutes after the first meals were served.

first complete day away from the above application of the

duty will be considered the first formula. BM1\ Logs

day of absence. When a service Apart'from sick pay, you may
man is hospitalized, the day of have reecived payments covering (Continued from Page 1))

admittance will be included as medical expenses for yourselfand val Leadership and Naval Ordnance .

a day of hospitalization but the your dependents. Don't Include : > and Gunnery, having to his

release day will not. these in your income, but credit also subjects such as Unl-

You may exclude not more than don't deduct the medical ex form Code -Military\ Justice,
.
$100 a week. If your pay is moreCLI1SIFIEf penses covered by these payments .x ,5 i- r Marine Navigation, Seamanship,
Naval Orientation and Naval
either.If ,
:.. ,
you itemize your deductions, &lLz cle legislations.

) you may be able to save tax "I have found a home," Curtis -

money by listing medical and stated simply when speaking

FOR RENT dental expenses you paid for I about a career 'in the Navy. "I

Several vacancies exist In the yourself and your dependents.This tried staying out of the serviceonce

Title III Housing Development year you list your medical for two and a half months.
a'I
Magnolia Springs located on I and dental expenses on a separate I talked it over with my wife,

Route 17, approximately a 20- sheet, rather than on the form and it was not long before, I was
itself. Space is provided on the ) 4 back in the Navy."
minute drive from the Naval Air
form for figuring the amount that
Station. For further information HAVING CHOSEN as his spe-
is allowable as deduction.
a
contact the NAS Housing Office, cialty the life of the boatswain
YOU ARE ALLOWED deduction
a -
Bldg. 1050, Ext. 553. mate. Curtis is normally away
5 rm. fum. bungalow.,2919 Doric for your medical expenses from his family a great'deal of
beyond S% of ,
Ave. EV 95224. Inquire after your adjusted gross the time. Knowing that he is happy .
income. This applies to any medical Most Servicemen Must File
in
1800. Harris. doing what he likes (he
3 rm. turn. apt. 5 Points, 2037 expenses you pay for your I chose his rating because he liked

Herschel St. 55.: EV 74321. dependents.Your State Income Tax Returns the outdoors wife and family -
deduction is limited to
3 rm. furn. apt. EV 81760. Bal- a I live at the home port of his
lentine. maximum amount for the year, ship whenever that is possible.
as explained in the instructions. (This Is the fourth In a series of articles on state (Income tax laws.)
3 rm. gar. apt. Nr. NAS. 4510 '
"Naturally there have been
Irvington Ave. Carney. Medicines and drugs may be in- (By,Armed Forces Press Service)
in medical drawbacks-such as in 1950 when
2 bdrm. furn. hse. 216 MilwaukeeAve. eluded your expenses continuation of the of states that *
only to the extent they exceed The following is a listing my ship left for one year with
., Orange Pk. Boatwright. 1% of your gross income. have income tax laws and how these laws affect members of the out retrieving anchor only a
3 rm. furn. hse. $49.50. 9361103rd. armed forces. month after Jr. born "
Among the items to include in Jerry was .
St EV 8-3537. Driggers. Curtis recalled. "And I didn'tsee
2 bdrm. hse. $49. 5255 Camille YOUr list of medical expenses are HAWAII-Returns are requiredfor the U.S. for services in the armed
fees of doctors, dentists, hospitalsand any amount from rents or a forces is excluded. my daughter Sherry until she
Ave. EV 98680. Roberts.
nurses. List premiums for profession and must be filed on Exemptions are $1,000 if single, was almost six months old. That
bdrm. furn. apt. Nr. NAS. $75.
Blue Cross and other health acci income of if single or was in 1952 when I was on Guam
an $1,100 $2,000 if married or head of a
204 River Rd., Orange Pk. CO
and the family in San Die
dent or hospitalization insurance if married. Taxable too is stayed
4-9988. Andrews. $2,200 family and $200 for each depend "
1 rm. furn. apt. Kitch. equip. but remember you cannot deduct certain gross income from com- ent. The net income tax return is go.

Reas. 3338 Randall St. EV 8- medical expenses paid or reimbursed pensation and dividends. However due April 20. Payment may be That the Navy offers untold opportunities

9223. Hertzman. by insurance. (AFPS) compensation received from in installments with the first due for young men who

2-4rm. fume apt. Nr. bus. $40 ,.. with the return. Compensationand I only have to help themselves is
and $45. 544 Oak St. Inquire at ;T-- --i-----ii dividends tax return and I. the opinion of this composed

542 Oak St. Fleet. payments are due on or before young man who reiterates, "Tha

1 bdrm. furn. apt. 2660 Forbes St. the 20th day of each month. Mem- educational advantages, the tra-
EV 73697. Snow. mers of the armed :forces may de- vel, and the adventure are all

Widow will share home. 2105 fer paying not later' than six factors that went into my decision

Lakeshore Blvd. EV 9-6539 or months after discharge if abilityto to stay with the Navynot
EV 9-4156. Smith. pay is impaired by reason of for twenty but for thirty." -

FOR SALE such service.

1950 mobile house trailer. 8406 IDAHO-Returns must be filed at least $10. The annual returnwas

Old Orange Pk. Rd. $1400. on a net income in excess of per- due Jan. 31; the quarterly i
i
Yates. <. sonal exemptions which are $700( returns are due by April 30, July I I

3 bdrm. C. B. hse. $50.5835 Black- S sftAj? if single, $1,500 if married and 31 and Oct. 31. Payment is duo

thorn Rd. EV 73619. Walker. i $200 for each dependent. Thereis with the return.'Members of the

:2 bdrm. hse. 6226 Pennant Dr. a $5 credit from tax for each armed forces may defer filing returns -

W. EV 74959. Blessinger. dependent in addition to exemp and paying tax until six

3 bdrm. hse. $500-dwn. $44.mo. ;r tion. Returns are due April 15: months after discharge.

5879 Oaklane Dr. EV 7-3353 and payment may be in install IOWA-Returns must be filed

ments with the. first one due with on a net income of at' least $1,500if

Corlew.MISCELLANEOUS the returns. single or separated, $2,350 if
Ride wanted from 49 Pearl St Idaho servicemen are' exemptif married and on a gross income of

'. to NATTC. Hrs. 0730 1600 they are serving outside the at least $3,000. Credits from tax
..
Mrs. Padgett. Ext. 8444 or EL ik state. Members of the armed are $12 if single, $24 if marriedor

30361. forces outside the continental head of a family and $12 for

Riders wanted between 5 Points U.S. may defer filing returns and each dependent child. Exclusionsare

and NAS. Hrs. 0700 1530. Ext. ,_ ,y-'III>=,............... -" -,-" .,-"---,,, --_.,, paying taxes until six months aft the same as for federal re-

247. Byrne. COMPLETE.EAM TRAINING The first group of traineesto er discharge. turns. The return is due April 30
i Riders wanted from Riverside to complete basic training in the operation of electronics accountIng INDIANA Returns must be and payment may be in install-
NAS. Hrs. 0730-1600. Ext. 365 machines used In the Machine Records Division of Supply filed on a gross income of more ments wit hthe first due with the
or EV 81433. Hare. Department, received certificates last Friday. Left to right are than $1,000 but all active-service return.
James J. Officer who presented the
Capt. McKinstry Supply ,
LOST AND FOUND pay is exempt. No joint returnsare .
certificates; Martin Offenberg; Paul Wight; Mrs. B. J. Fender; A.
I Found one I. D. bracelet with the J. Gurglolo; Mrs. M. It. Dearen; J. II. Francis AKAN; Mrs. J. P. permitted. There is a $1,000 The luxury liners, United States
inscription ,IL Young. Owner Roach and John Ryan, newly assigned by Industrial RelationsDepariment exemption for each taxpayer. and America, could be placed
may claim same at the Jax Air to assist la Implementing the Supply Officer's newpolicy Quarterly returns are required side by side on the flight deck of
that all In on-the-Job training
participate .
employees an
News office, Bldg. 1,.Rm. 230. program. when the tax for any quarter i is Navy's aircraft carrier Forrestal.



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