Jax air news
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00028307/00563
 Material Information
Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: May 24, 1956
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
Resource Identifier: aleph - 000579555
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.VP-18 Mechanic Saves Plane, Crew c
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With Daring Effort During Flight .: ':. : '


A crash landing by an 80,000 bert Caldwell,.pilot, and LtJg( ) proved unsuccessful. \l'' I
pound P2V Neptune bomber Arnold Hyman, co-pilot, noticed Kennedy then tied a rope
was averted here last week their nose wheel would not around his waist, climbed down '
through the Ingenuity and courage drop and lock) in position. into the nose wheel well and released -
; of William Kennedy- HAVING TRIED all normal the nose wheel's uplocks ,
AD2, of VP-18, when the and emergency procedures, they by hand. The wheel droppedbut .. r
plane's nose wheel landing gear notified Comdr. James A. not far enough to lock in I '

failed to unfold. Cooper, squadron skipper, who the down position.
After .becoming airborne for dashed to the control tower accompanied WITH THE PLANE slowed i :'

the third time, while flying on by a Lockheed rep- to almost stalling 'speed, to 't'
Y. a local bounce-hop, Ltjg( ) Al- resentative. Their advice also (Please Turn to Pare 8, Col. :2) .


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VOL-14 i No. 9 U. S. N. A. S. Jacksonville, Fla 24 May
AVERTS 'CRASH LANDING Without a parachute, exactlyas J.
he had to work several hours earlier, William'Kennedy, AD2, of -
VP-18 simulates (abort) the tight quarters and position he assumed -
while he crawled Into the nose wheel well of a P2V Neptuneto Made In ,
force its nose wheel in a landing position. The wheel jammed Changes
and failed to unfold during a local hop. Kennedy volunteered for
the risky task after all emergency procedures failed. Kennedy Rc-Up OptionsThe
stands beneath the nose wheel section (below), in which he
crawled. Arrow indicates the approximate position of the trouble. Navy has changed cer-
tain assignment to duty options ,
t a r r:
for, enlisted personnel r.
Show Of .shipping over.Hereafter .
the shipboard re-
enlistee, who requests a transfer R .
ProgressMay2829 k to another fleet unit, may j.
change his mind and stay with
his own ship, with a 12 months

1 guarantee of duty aboard her. '\.,
However, once he has receivedhis
new orders it is too late to : :
: change 'his mind about trans-
General Motors announced today ferring to another station. >"c. ,;l
it,will present its stage show, Dropped as unpopular is the .'.. '
"Previews of Progress," in King option permitting reenlistees to ,., 'V "t.,
Hall, Building 563, on May 28 and : tranfer to requested receiving .
29, and that a feature of the free stations for further assignment. ..'..... ,
show will be "the sound."
new iF < > >
The free show is set for 2030 both .
dates. y.I
The Previews unit that will $ Friday Scattered clouds and
visit NAS Jax is one of seven F ) .warm. A /
two-man teams touring the coun- Saturday Continued cloudy IJH _me 11 _,;__ .. '.

try for GM. These units, tell how and warm. FROM "Z" TO "A" For nearly eight years In the Navy -
research and science help Ameri- Sunday No change in temperature Louis Zwick, MA2, of tabulating: machine unit at NATTCenter,
ca's Since 1946, Pre- and continued cloudi- has shuffled bark and forth at the end of the pay line wishing his
progress. ness. name was "Awick" Instead of Zwick. However with the paying: of .
views has been seen by almost 10 I Support personnel at the Center by check, A. 3. Baskerville, DKC
million persons.A of Disbursing:, took pity on Zwick and presented him with the
LECTURER will demonstratehigh first check under the new system. It'sthe, first time he has ever
fidelity recording, then, using Special Memorial Rites been anything but last In line,for pay.

i systems two, he complete will show amplification what "3-D Sunday For War DeadThe BonusesTo

sound" is like-a new experienceto Urge Shipover

most of his listeners. scattering of blossoms at sea has long been the 'Navy's
They will hear (and almost see) way of honoring its dead on Memorial Day and the same ceremony
a horse walk across the stage, a will take place this year on Sunday, May 27, in waters off the Retain Technicians .
jet plane zoom through the audi- Atlantic Coast .
I torium, and a full orchestra play.
When.they hear the music, it will Sunday's salute starts with a Mothers.At One of the most fundamental'changes in this atomic era is the
i be as the leader of the orchestra Memorial service at All Saints' the close of the chapel serv- urgent need for trained technicians, a need the Navy is facing and
I' hears it. Chapel at 0930. Chaplain RolandW. ices, all flowers and wreaths pro- exerting strenuous efforts to meet, The latest plan for gettingand -
IN THE SOUND part of the Sixth Naval District vided by the patriotic organiza- keeping-technicians is to allow larger reenlistment bonuses
show here, the audience will first Faulk, tions, will be transported to the for those in short supply, and smaller ones for those not so badly
I be taken into Thomas A. Edison's Chaplain, will officiate and spe- area of the Station's saluting bat. needed.

1877 workshop.,An exact replicaof cial Navy memorial music will tery. FRA Branch 91 will hold a With the same shortages existing -
his first phonograph will be provided by the Chapel's choir. special ceremony at the battery, during its next session.
in all the services, Assistant
speak its first words: "Mary had ATTENDING THE service in followed by a salute of three rifle MEANWHILE THOSE who receive -
1 a little lamb. chapel will be members of Fleet volleys and the rendering of Secretary of Defense Carter Bur- the greatest amount oj
In addition to this "3-D sound" Reserve Association Branch 91 taps. gess last week told the Senate training in the service may find

The Previews demontrators con4 and its corresponding auxiliary; In'the meantime, Fleet Reserve Appropriations committee that he their service time increased. And
duct several other experimentsthat members of American Legion Association Branch 126 will be favored the flexible reenlistmentbonus those now in ratings in which
are closely identified with Auxiliary Unit 9 and members of aboard the destroyer escort USS system. there is an excess of personnel,
this world famous science show. Jacksonville's American WarI (Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 2)) and who lack capacity for retraining .
I I FURTHERMORE, he suggested may no longer be permitted .

I I Diaper Special' Due To Arrive June 15 I service special cialists in pay for fields to service-trained technicians in demand; in longer spe-pri- to remain in service.

vate industry; refusal of reenlist- Air News Still

Washington calls it the getting settled. serve free coffee and doughnuts to ment to those in rates not in demand -

"diaper special." But at NAS TO PROVIDE this help at least travelers and hostesses alike; and and who cannot or will not Seeking Help
the Relief which retrain; and a waiver of minor
Navy Society
100 with ,
Navy vplunteers, cars,
f The Jax Air News is still in
Jacksonville it is known
as a are urgently needed. Some already always is ready to extend help physical disability for some spe- dire need of an assistant editor
t 17-car Pullman bringing families have listed their names where needed. cialists.A and a sports writer.
of 120 officers and men of with Mrs. Clark W. Johnson (EV
EACH VOLUNTEER, will be new committee has been set The assistant editor's post is
J the aircraft carrier US S 8-9407) ; Mrs. Denny P. Phillips, given the name of one family. As up by the Defense Department to in a civilian capacity, while the
Roosevelt from Bremerton, (EV 8-9398)); or Mrs. Ruth Reese they leave the train the families study the problem of retaining sports desk position must be
Washington, to the railroad (EV 8-0287). But many more are will assemble in alphabeticallylaid technical, professional and management filled from enlisted ranks.
siding at the Station. required, before the Navy depen- off areas, so recognition will skills in the services,
\ Due to arrive here about 0900 dents can be comfortably settled not be difficult. The train trip was Ralph J. Cordiner, president of Any personnel interested -
those who know of interested
I June 15, the dependent train is before nightfall. postponed from earlier in the General Electric, has been named
persons, can contact the editorin
1 bringing more -than 200 Navy I On hand to meet the train will month so that families could start chairman of the committee whichis
room 238 Main Administration
youngsters and their moms, most! be representatives of the Duval out with allotment checks in composed of both civil and military -
building or phone exten-
of whom have never been In I County Chapter, American Red hand. Each family has also been : officials. Proposed legislation sion 8346.
Jacksonville and will need help in j Cross, whose canteen corps will I (Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 2) should be ready for Congress



Page Two JAX AIR NEWS 24 May 1956


.IJtI ,. :t1l 1 E Marines

.'.sl<: : E$ Station Acquire

.1 ;J Mascot: Pvt. Humphrey II

Published' every Thursday for Navy and Marine tctiviUei at Naval Air CATHOLIC I
I Station Jacksonville, Florida I II
Sunday Mass 0800 0900
Capt. William S. llarrlsNom'... ....... ...... -t- Commanding Officer 1000 st. Edward's ChapeL Mascots have ever held their tar) training
Comdr John N. ___ performing
Myers ... eeuUve OUlcer1fIe Mass 0800. his
)/ Air lNb..rille place in the military services duties of standing various formations
Rear \4m. Delbert S. Cornwell Commander Daily Mass, 0630. and the powerful English bull and -
Capt. Richard O. Greene ____ inspections, and
1 of St.&tt Sunday 0630(), Mass at the traditional
Fleet' Air w'lag tlerea dog has long been a participating in parades and
Capl Ilowen F. MdA.'Od ___ Commander Hospital Chapel; 1900, Instruction component of Marine units all reviews.In .
Comdr Richard Davis _._.. Chief Slaa OUlcer Classes Building 463.
last Air' THbaitai TraJalq Cater over the world. time;, too, Private Humph-
Capt. henry C. DeLong -- ---- Commanding Office PROTESTANTThursday rey H rise to
The of the mass may the rank
Comdr Edward W. mahop _. ExeeuUve Officer May 42 importance of
in special sergeant, and fill out the
MaallI"pllal cot emphasized a full
Capt. Benjamin N. Ahl Offt'er 1900 All Saints' Choir Rehearsal set of uniforms
Commanding. to
.. which
Capt. 1.. A. Newton Exec\lUve OfaceNARrU Armed Forces Day ceremonyIn he has
I which Major Louis Sartor, fallen heir. Meanwhile he is I
Corndr Laurence F. Sl.eftenhart'n .. Commanding Office r 0800 Sunday, May Communion 27 commanding officer of the Marine enjoying comfortable quarters

The JAX AIR NEWS Is published Episcopal Barracks, received as a in his personal doghouse on the
at the U. S. Naval Air Station. Service, Chaplain Nickelson. I
Jacksonville. Florida, aad printed commercially with non-appropriated funds gift from Mr. and Mrs. Roy lawn fronting the Marine
at no expense[ to the 0930 Sunday School for
government and In compliance with NAVKXOS H-35, lice ages Barracks.
Nov. 1945. Copies are distributed free of charge at the Naval Air Station, the 4 through adults. Ringgold of Jacksonville a 65-
Naval U. S. Naval Air Technical Hospital.Training Center, Naval Air Reserve Training Unit, and the 0930-Service of Divine Wor- lb. replacement for the much Due to extensive news I

lamented Sir L coverage of the death of Sir I
Service Information Officer Lt Ted
Morgan ship. Chaplain Griffin. Humphrey I
Editor- Andrew II. Planey e several months
1900 The United Fellowshipof The two-year-old bulldog,
Staff Reporters Jack Holmes PHI; Marlon Cracraft JOS; Nancy Ward JO3. ago, the local Marines received
Protestants raised as a pet for the Ringgold I
Building 804.
... The JAX AIR NEWS Is a member of the Armed Forces Press Service. numerous offers of replacements
AFPS material appearing I In this publication mar not be reprinted without Monday, May ZS children, will not reach full -
the written permission of> Armed Forces Press Service RepublicaUon of other including a 140-lb Great
matter, except by service publications, is prohibited without permission of 1900 Latter Day Saints' Ser growth for another year. Then Dane. But them
Editor. JAX AIR NEWS. among all,
vice. he no doubt will equal his
Editorial offices located Main Administration Building. Phone extensions only the Ringgold bulldog answered -
8346. 216 and 8164. Tuesday, May+ 29 predecessor in size and mili required qualifications.
1930 Presbyterian Instruction

Classe, Hospital Chapel. I

1900 Christian Science Class. I'
HOWWKH6W 1930 Bible Study Group. New Restrictions On Political

MERE ARE THff 1930-Episcopalian Instruction

{I 1JII- F.F dZ FAMILIES ADMINISTRATION& ASK THE EYERY VETERANS DAY... 'CJ 1900 -Thursday All Saints', May Choir 31 Re- Activity Of Employees Noted

(By Armed Forces Press Serrlce) hearsal.ST. Misunderstanding of new restrictions on political activity of
Q-A friend of mine is drawing to file a certification of training LUKE'S CHAPEL federal employees has prompted publication of the following information -

extra pension payments because: each month with the VA, the (Naval Hospital, Protestant) provided by Industrial Relations.On .

he needs constant nursing care. I same as veterans going to school 0930 Sunday School and Nursery Aug. 15, 1940, the Civil

Would his extra pay be stopped A. No. Instead, once every : Seryice Commission issued regulations hold it until Jan. 1, 1957. All such

if a member of his family pro- three months the VA will send 0930 Divine WorshipChaplain permitting employees appointed offices must be vacated within

vided this care, rather than some- yon a form to fill out. After William A. Swets. to positions in the Fed- these time limits.Employees .

one he hired for the purpose. you complete the form, it 1930 Tuesday, Instruction eral service on or after that date, are further warned

A-The extra payments would should be mailed to your correspondence Class for personnel of Presbyterian and which were concerned directly that they may not accept any appointment -

not be stopped if he receives school, and not the or Reformed background, with national defense, to hold to state, territorial, mu-

nursing: care from a member of VA. Your school, in turn, will Hospital ChapeL any state, territorial, municipalor nicipal or local office except as
his family. send It to VA. You will receive -...-- local office. permitted by the 1873 provisions

Q-I am going to college under your GI allowance every three "What"I want'size' to?"buy i> 4.jlowcase." THESE REGULATIONS, passed This docs not affect the rights

the Korea GI Bill I want to under Executive Order 8516 of federal employees under Section ; -
months, after VA receives this "I don't knov.ut I size were
change a couple of my courses wear a made in order to facilitate re- 18 of the Hatch Act to be
form from the school.
without changing my goal. Would seven hat. cruitment of personnel during a elected or to.hold any office as a

these changes be considered as national emergency. result of a non-partisan election,

my one-and-only change of pro- With the emergency no longer or under Section 16 of the Hatch

gram? existing, the regulations were re- Act to be elected to or hold any
A-They would not be
office in certain communities
voked last April 15. This means
sidered a change of program, }ttCr"c that federal employees where the majority of voters are
so long as they do not Involve federal
hold only those offices employees.
((1) material
loss of credits or .
under Executive Order of Jan.
((2)) an extension of the time ,
17, 1873, concurrent with their
planned for
completing .
employment in the Navy.A .
your program. ImID
Q-I have been told that VA c list of these offices can be

will waive my GI insurance premiums found in NCPI 150.

because I have been total ANY EMPLOYEES now hold- I Thursday, May 24
ly and permanently disabled for ing office for a definite term may of
Mainside Court Martial
six months. I also was advised to continue to hold it for the duration -
keep on paying : of that Billy Mitchell (color drama
my premiums in i lc term. Those holding
Cine): Ralph Bellamy, Gary Coo
the meantime until VA informsme office for an indefinite term may I

to stop. Will those premiumsbe Ii i per.NATTCenter of
Helen Troy
refunded to me?
A-Yes. Premiums covering Retires After (color drama Cine : Rossana Po-

Ing the period when the waiver desta, Jack Scrnaa

. is effective will be refunded to Climb Hospital Deep Blue sea (drama
you. From : Vivien Leigh, Kenneth More.

Q-Is there a ,deadline before Friday, May 25

\ which disabled Korea veterans LYAUTEY CONFAB-Capt. AA To LcdrAfter Mainside Our Miss Brooks

must start vocational rehabilitation Bowen F. McLeod (left), Com- (comedy): Eve Arden, Gale Gor-
a quarter
Com Fair 11 1 1 of a century
training? Wing mander Fleet Air Wing 11, is of Naval Service where don.
shown the he rose
A-There Is no starting deadline forward operatingarea I. Martial:
NATTCenter Court
of one of the 17 exercises from an apprentice seaman to -
; disabled Korea veter- Looks In On in which Patrol Squadron 5 lieutenant commander, next week of Billy Mitchell (color drama

ans. However, they must beginIn participated during the "Mad! I will find Lcdr. William T. Hudson Cine): Ralph Bellamy, Gary Coo
time to finish before the Foxes' five-month deploymentat -
VP-5 At Lyautey Port Lyautey, French Mor of the Naval Air Technical per.Hospital
completion deadline. For veterans Helen of Troy (color
occo. Comdr. P. R. Kay (rear) Training Center retired to civil -
discharged before Aug. (Special to Air News) executive officer; Comdr. D. D. ian life. drama Cine): Rossana Podesta,
20, 1954, this date is Aug. 20, Decker, (pointing to map), operations Jack Sernas.
1963. For those discharged after Port Lyautey, Morocco -Capt. officer; and Comdr. R. Without a formal college edu

Aug. 20, 1954. It Is Jan. 31, 1964, Bowen F. MtLeod; CommanderFleet M. Streiter, skipper, brief the cation, Lcdr. Hudson joined the Saturday, May 26
Captain on the squadron's ac Navy upon graduation M inside Drum Beat (color
or nine years after separation, Air Wing Eleven, receiveda tivities from high -
during his
whichever Is earlier In some first hand briefing of Patrol squadron at Lyautey visit last to week.the school in Camilla, Ga., in 1931. western): Alan Ladd, Audrey

Instances, these deadlines may, Squadron 5's deployment activi- After service as a radioman Dalton.
be extended. ties during his stop-off here during ployment.In aboard .the cruiser USS Marble NATTCentcr-Our Miss Brooks

i Q. I am planning to enroll in a a tour of the area last week.It a statement of recognitionof head, he entered flight training (comedy): Eve Arden, Gale Gordon

correspondence course under the was Captain McLeod's first the squadron's successful tour,, at Pensacola in 1937, and was des .

Korea GI Bill. Will I be required introduction to members of the the ComFairWing 11 said, "Asquadron's ignated as enlisted pilot. Hospital Court Martial of

MAD Foxes, deployed at Lyautey effectiveness is die He was commissioned and desIgnated Billy Mitchell -( c 0 1 or drama
McGowan Honor Man since early December.. The mis- rectly reflected in the number of a Naval Aviator in 1943. Cine): Ralph Bellamy, Gary Coo

t I At AE School sion during the five-month tour flight hours logged in the execu During World War II he served per.

i Honor student in last week's had been as a search, patrol and the tion advancement of its assigned of missions its and with patrol squadrons in the Pacific I Matinees

reconnaissance arm of the Sixth training area and Alaska, and has Saturday, May
graduating class of Aviation Electrician's syllabus. i Kiddie matinees,
- Fleet in the defensive objectivesof Availability, utilization, logged more than 1500 hours in western).
I Mate School, Class A was training and the end objective of the air. 26, 1400; Thunderhoof (
James McGowao, Jr., AEAN, of the NATO Alliance in the area. the administrative systems of Also Hotly Fobtsy (comedy).

I St. Petersburg, Florida. Active participation in 17 fleet air unit should be a Naval Schools contributed in no Mainside movie 1800, 2000.
fleet exercises has been a large purpose small meatsure to the career of 1400 also.
McGowan joined the Navy in fully geared to that goal." Lcdr. Sunday & holidays -
I factor In the accumulation of Hudson. During his 25 NATTCenter movie-1400, 1800.
July, 1955. He haS been assignedto Skipper of VP-5 is Comdr. R. years he attended
HatRon 11, Sanford, Florida. over 5,500 hours during the de-' M. Streiter. service eight major 2000.
schools. Hospital movie 1900 only.



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24 May 1956 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three

VA-176, VW-4, VP-18, VAA4, VF-22, lLie''

Fasron 6 ReportScouting_


VA-176 Bishop who has just been notifiedof

Attack Squadron 176 is proudto his selection for appointmentto
(Prepared by NATTC Librarianfor
announce the promotion of the regular Navy and to
all Navy libraries in the area.)
three officers and 44 enlisted men.
AT3 who
Charles F. Upton, received -
Man Under The Sea: The con
Congratulations to Ltjg) Pete his high school diploma

Crosby, Ltjg( ) Charles Ward, and through the USAFI program. tinued interest in undersea exploration *

Ltjg( ) George Ormond.A The, welcome mat was dustedoff and adventure prompts I
well deserved pat on the us to list this new book first.
this week for six new squadron -
back to new second Class Pos. W members. A hearty welcome James Dugan author of The

Fitzpatrick, AT2; C. E. Fleming, is extended to: Gerald Thornal, 4 Great Iron Ship has gathered the

ADZ; R E. Sebring, AD2; D. E HM1; Henry Morth, ATC; Darrell story from material of the timeof

Duhl, AD2: D. T. Black, AT2; Goodhew; AOl; William* Staly, Alexander the Great to the

A. L. Stewart, AT2; N. D. Bryant, AD2; Garree Harrison, AEAN, modern Captain Cousteau. Illustrated

AD2; M. H. Hosey, AM2; C. E. and Gilbert Smith, AA. with pictures of our own
Sisk, AE2; and N. W. Zenz, AE2. The squadron also lost three ..... ,..rr. _r. time and drawings of ancient.
Those receiving their first times, the book will be a treasury
Checking out for other as- the fifth
for the enthusiast .
"crow" are R. N. Willis, AB3; W, signments were: Johnny Black- niversary of the Enlisted Lounge In Building 593 at NATTCenter,

II. Tynes, AD3; P. Baum, A03;; mon, AM3; Eddie Wood, ATC, an an hands party was held last week. WMIe Mrs. Eulalee McIIuf, 1999: Our Hopeful Future: An-

E. E. Blackdeer, A03; I. Mako- and John Brown, AO1.VT22 club "mother", looks oa, Joan Blake, AN, t( Aviation Storekeeper other enthusiasm is this business
School offers a bite of the birthday cake to Pvt. Alfred LaFoun- of guessing what tomorrow holdsin
londra, A03; R. J. Lanza, AT3; S S S
G. J, Jones, AD3; W. Meyer, A03;; taln, of Marine Aviation Detachment. store! Of course there are plen

C. S. Penny, AK3; F. W. Culbertson ty in the science fiction group but

A03; A. V. Angolia, PNA3;; A prelude to the Armed Forces Vets Families To Make this is one of the few based on

R. J. Carpenter, AT3; and It. E. Day program for Fighter Squadron scientific and industrial progressto

Cole, AM3. 22 was an All Hands partyat date rather than fiction-and it

Making the grade to airman the Anchorage: last Friday. The docs a good job of proving that

were E. E. Conley; J T. Egan; C. big surprise of the afternoon was Up Majority of PopulationIn "Truth is stranger than fiction."

J. Blair; S. lIaU, C. Anderson; O an upset Softball victory in which Mountains Of Pharaoh: The

Fall; J. Beal; H. A. Brown; D. M., the officers beat the enlisted men its report to the President, the Commission on Veterans' Benefits pyramids never lose their charmor

Phipps;. K. G. 'Poling; G. G. Car for the first time in the historyof pointed out that veterans and their families soon will makeup mystery. For the many of you y

penter; J. E. Frederick; D. L. Durham the squadron. a majority group in the U. S. who have enjoyed archaeological

; A. J. Gagliola; IT. H. Dacus;; Highlighting the game was a At present, 22 million living and anthropological writings, we
be met when possible through
R. D. Hale; M. M. Wilburn; J. R. ten run last inning rally whichsaw war veterans and three million heartily recommend this new

Romano; J. M. Pope; J. H. John Skipper Douglas beat out a servicemen with their families programs for the general population book which tells the story of 26

ston; W. F. Bryant; and C. R. bunt and then proceed to steal make up 49 per cent of the total : ; the non serviceconnected centuries of exploration of the
Griffin. I second, breaking the back of the population.GEN. I veterans' programs treasure-laden pyramids.
the minimum needs not
Attack Squadron 176's skipper,, I losers. Special credit for the well OMAR N. BRADLEY, I. to meet Aircraft In Distress: The new ,

Comdr. James O'Brien also received -,' played game goes to Wesley II. USA (ret.), chairman of the II.covered 5. "VETERANS by general with programs.equal handicaps manual for air survival contains

a letter from Vice Adm. Sizemore ADI for his firm handas group, said the commission proposes should have equal treat much useful information on .ail-

F. W. McMahon, ComAirLant,, I head umpire.The nine guiding principles as emergencies. Of primary interestto

congratulating the squadron for: winner's enthusiasm was the basis for future veterans' pro ment.6. "Benefits for veterans with our personnel and especially

having one of the fleet's highest short lived, however, for Alva A. They are: interesting to those in survival
: grams. similar needs should, in most
reenlistment rates. Kiser, AMAN, leading a group of schools.
1. "Military service is an obligation be Uniform throughout ,
programs .
S irate fans saw to it that all hands Squadron Airborne: A new novel -
of citizenship. It should
the country. of the Battle of Britain
VW4The quickly had their spirits dam- which
not !in itself be considered a basis 7. "We must bear our respon-
"Hurricane HunterV soft. pened with a dip in the healing involves a British squadron of
for special privilege and benefits. sibilities. We should not burdena
ball team downed Fasron 6 at waters. Few will soon forget Spitfires.
Hospital Field last week, 103. Ltjg( ) Ed Urquhart's escape and 2. "Veterans' benefits are a future generation with obligations Kings Go North: Another World

tit The winning pitcher! was Frank evasion tactics as he led his pur- means of equalizing significant' we ourselves are not War II novel, centered about the

, Turner, AE1. This makes six wins suers on a brief but rapid chase, sacrifices that may result directly willing to shoulder. private battle of the two leading
8. "We should keep the whole
and only one lost for the only to end up cooling his heels from military service. characters with the greater battle
3. "The government should range of our national needs in
"Hunters. with the rest. as background.Your .
adopt a positive policy of meet perspective, so our veterans will
The squadron received four Own Beloved Son: Korean
In the chow JohnW.
department, be in balance with each other and
ing fully and promptly the
new men and lost two old hands Pullen ADC and Michael War supplied the dramatic eventsin
needs of veterans resulting general programs.
this week. Comdr. John Cork Jr. a novel of six
Spark, ADC, won E's for battle from service. 9. "Our national veterans' polio men on a fateful
reported aboard from London patrol
efficiency at the Barbecue pit.
should be developed in the
England. Gary Light, AN; Maurice Their delicious steaks won them 4. "Service-connected Or cy The Seven File: A new mysteryby
forum of discussion.The .
disability benefits should be accorded open public
Tiedt ACAN and the popular William McGivern.
Stephen the gratitude of the whole squad.
should be given
Dobson Jr. ACAN all the highest.priority. Readjustment people complete Lenient Beast Another
reported on. Thanks also to Ltjg) Don factual information on'the : by Fred
from NAS Glynco, Ga. needs are almost equalin eric Brown to chill the mysteryfans.
Thie leading chief Dennis M.
; importance. Veterans' non- economic and social status of veterans
Taking the path back to civil- Ross, Robert G. Long, AO1; and .
service connected needs should and their needs. -(AFPS).
ian life were: Donald Baker, SN,, Billy B. Wilkinson, AK1, for their Closed Circuit And Industrial

and John .McKay. ,.PH3.. special efforts in planning what .. .. N..j... .>..N..r',,::,,;,y: ..... '. (,"::",;:' '.)S4 ;.:;;... Television: If there's a man in

was a carefree afternoon for all these parts who is not very much

VP-18 the Fighting Cavaliers. ,. interested in the subject we don't

Last weekend was a busy one ? w know who or where he is!
for Patrol Squadron 18. Squadron Fasron C Long Walk A Story which is

pilots flew planes to various stations truly a "miracle of human enduran -

all over the Eastern part of William McGarry, ADZ, James e." One of eight prisoners who

the United States for static displays Roy, AM2; and John O'Neill, escaped from a Soviet slave-labor

and flyovers in connection A02, received their second class
camp with no equipment or maps
with Armed Forces Day. stripes on May 16. They were tells of the ordeal of that 4,000-
the few who due the
Different jobs and missions of among to mile walk from Siberia. Full of
date of advancement being movedup
patrol units were explained to the suspense with a climax as amaz-

public by .pilots and crew memo a month by the Bureau of r + rr ing as it is harrowing.
bers. Personnel, had to hold off buying. rfio .
their new crows last month.
Ordnanccman Schoo
For the next two weeks the
Power Plants had some new .
squadron will be host to four Air ;: Honors To Pcpin
men reporting aboard and some
Force officers who will be making -
old men checking out. New men Robert Pepin, AOAN, of Buffalo -.
flights in P2V-7's in order to
are L. Crews, AD2 and R. E. N. Y., was the honor studentin
maintain their proficiency in the
Magnussen, AD2. Checking out last week's graduating class '
Neptune. They are: Major DonaldI..Althouse
are the Lancaster brothers, T. F. f'rom Aviation Ordnanceman
Capt. Robert O.
Lancaster, ADC, reporting to .. School Class A.
Blunt, and 1st Lt. Ronald L. Al c ..... '
laire. UR-24 at Port Lyautey, and his JG CHECKS OUT IN A3D Ltjg( ) Harlan Bakke, of Heavy Pepin, who joined the Navy in

brother, M. L. Lancaster, ADC, Attack Squadron One, climbs out of the cockpit of his Skywarrior August, 1955, has been assignedto
reporting to Fasron 107, Keflavik, following his final check-out. Bakke is the only lieutenant junior ; the Naval Air Station, Whidbcy
VA-44 grade in checked out In the A3D the Navy'slargest
Iceland. moosetepowerfbe Island[ Washington for
and ul aircraft built for carrier operations.
A wedding, a graduation, and W. H. Wilson, ADI, checked

K, an appointment to the regular back into the squadron after attending 1
Navy figure in this week's VA-44 Liberty Limits Made Known To Personnel

news. a one week conferenceon .

;, The squadron's landing signal the J65 engine at Woodridge, I As a guidance to the changing ville. The rough half-moon area sion approved passes. This ex-
turnover of students at the Naval
officer, Ltjg( ) Kenneth R. Wiley, New Jersey. .I shown extends north of Jesup, tends into Area B.
Air Technical Training Center,
( Is now taking signals from his Two new men checked into the limits have been Ga., east to Valdosta, Ga., circles This is marked west to Pcnsa-
w' California bride. 'Ltjg( ) Wiley liberty posters southward roughly along Highway
maintenance Office. They were G. distributed to all bulletin boards, cola, north to the junction of
\ flew to Pasadena last weekend US 98 and southward to Silver
fcIIL.. H. Nash, AA, and C. E. Tucker, schools, barracks and other areas highways 31 and 11, eastward to
and Beach.
where he was married to Toby Springs Daytona
AA. Nash is assigned to the tech in the C.
} .Meggs. command. Personnel may proceed beyondthe Spartanburg, S. and Myrtle

I''>I Congratulations are certainly nical library and Tucker to the Depicted as Area A, the limitsare 100-mile limit provided they Beach, and all of South Florida to

in order for Ltjg( ) Richard D. aircraft logs. within 100 miles of Jackson obtain and have in their posses. Miami.r .



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v'ti { hear the
a, > ''a ., ,, .... and we shudder. But
N ,i.1 a +,1 a f"1 a n ,. .. for all the
ri t 1 ,, griping and hurrying and inevi.
w T 1 table meanings, there is in reality

a deep' pride connected with the


j ? ;''ee,. z 5 .,, ,.. : x' ..:k !a Y'1 AMY a Preparation begins the night
5 before with
much scurrying
about, much breaking out of

equipment, much brushing, press-
ing, arranging. All manner of I

shoe shining gear appears, I
staunchly defended by its owner I

\ as producing "the best shine yetI"!"

White shirts are swished in the

\ .. tubs, and past inspections are discussed
t'' ,,', t with
t'i t u ''t .t i .. ... candor,
i even as far back as boot camp.

\ Curls are carefully set into place,

.;, for it is remembered that at last
inspection they carelessly drooped

into the taboo region of the collar

G, ::3a.Rt6fRa io i' 9ax&? :. ::ti.i, .':r". y.;
'g:'Y ? FINALLY' ONE climbs wearily
/ ,
y .>' 'a f A t Y into the 'bunk and even more
; ,k> "; ,
wearily begins mentally checkingoff

'y the list of details completed: I

uniform brushed and pressed;

,hy:iY. .. ,,. M 'shirt, gleaming and starched;
y ,ry ,,; + k, hose, cleaned and runless; shoes,
shining with a gleaming brightness

You just complete your last
check off and begin to drift toward

slumberland when reveilleis

You jump out Of the sack, and
w 'sk .. }. with
meticulous speed the mili

tary array is donned, the last
stubborn ringlet slapped into
ARMED FORCES DAY 1956 The public received a real first class look at the awesome aerial might of the Navy and Air Forte place, hat squared and sighed
during: the seventh annual Armed Forces Day observance last Saturday. en House at NAS Jax, which attracted between 20,000 with
25,000 persons, and a gigantic parade .downtown Jax highlighted the even portrayed pictorially above. ((1) The lineup of aircraft over a glance, and you
attracted much attention. Shown here prominently are the AFs' B-n _jet bomber and the C-119 troop' carrier; (2)) Marines from are ready to take your place
NATTCenter strut during the morning: parade; (3)A) monstrous Army tank evoked much attention; ((4)) The Constellation-type plane among the ranks of Navy
used by the Navy's Hurricane Hunters aroused much comment; ((5)) Part of the huge crowd at Open House; ((6)) Attack bombers and personnel. .
fighter jets of Carrier Air Group 17 form for their simulated aerial strike of the base a highlight of the air show at Open House;
I (7) A Cougar jet takes on fuel from an AJ tanker while in flight; ((8)) A portion of the crowd viewing the static displays; (9) Walking" toward the parade

Waves in line of march..-in parade. -- _._---_. grounds, the sight of lines of
white-clad figures already wait-

._;.r. ing and the snap of colors in the
r Aim For $25 Civilian
r =. SAFETY wind somehow puts an extra
-? spring in the step and a tingle in

Care Limit In BillThe Box Score the spine.

Disabling Injuries Through
NOTES.On hassle over the $25 dependent care limit in civilian hospitals you wait for the moment for
still continues as House and Senate members meet to iron Tuesday, May 22 which all your preparation has

Saturday May 26, commencing out differences on the Dependent Medical Care Bill HR 9428. This This Year Month 1 0 been made. Then, at a quick com

I at 1300, the CPO Club In passing the bill last week, servists retired under Title III of I Days Since Last mand, all movement ceases abruptly

will feature a one-half barbecued the 'Senate accepted its Armed Public Law 810 eligible for care Lost-Time Accident 48 as one "freezes" for the ice-

chicken dinner for only $1.00 per Services committee's amendments, in Defense facilities, a feature pick;: sharpness of official scrutiny.

order. The dinner will be servedon one of which set the cost at either added to the b\ll\ by the Senate ["hereis an awareness of much

the patio, buffet style. A con $525 or the daily subsistence rate but to which House members are Gun gold braid passing by and, after along
tinuous juke box dance will follow in military facilities, whicheverwas lukewarm. Super Test moment, a slight relaxationas

the dinner on the patio. greater. 4 Fires Missile At the inspection officer moves on
down the row. The band swings
On Sunday, May 27, commenc WITH TilE present military
ling at 1300, the club will featurea subsistence rate set at $1.75 a day, Civil Service Speed of 7,000 mph command out with "Anchors"Pass Aweigh"in Reveiw"as the

turkey dinner served on the a three-month illness would run
Scientific fiction writers are echoes across the grounds. You
patio only ,$1.00 buffet for style.the adults The price and 50 is the bill to $157.50. Lists VacanciesJob having a hard tin-" these days watch the color guard and the

cents for the children. A dance However, Rep. Paul J. Kilday opportunities for civiliansin keeping ahead of factual develop- landing force march past the rc-
dinner the (D-Tcx.), chairman of the House ments, the latest of which is a veiwing stand and suddenly, before
.. will follow the on the Jacksonville area have been I
Armed Services subcommitteethat super gun which has test fireda realizing it, there you are
patio. announced by the Civil Service
wrote the bill, hopes to see golf ball sized missile at a with the rest of your company,
Wednesday Commission and the Board of U.
Memorial Day ,
On the $25 maximum charge for civilian speed of 7000 mph. giving the sharpest "eyes right"you
May 30, the club will feature a S. Civil Service Examiners.An .
care retained, and to make The 7000 mph speed attained can manage and knowing
boil commencing at 1300,
shrimp the care guaranteed by the bill open competitive examination compares with a projected 18,000 I there never was a sharper looking
the patio buffet style. The
on the minimum rather than the for career-conditional ap- unit than the are march-
of the shrimp is only 75 I mph speed of the proposed ear'.!l'' one you
price maximum. pointments will be held, to the satellite which the U. S. hopes to ing with at that moment.
cents per plate position of Firefighter (driver-op
launch within the next would be sorely
MINLMUMS IN THE Original two years. Inspection
Club officials announced that erator), GS-5, at a rate of pay wouldbe
House bill which made missed and a special flavor
each weekend on Saturday and $3670 to $4480 a year, closing date
$6390 to $7465 lost from service life if onedidn't
maximums by the Senate committee a year. Interested
Sunday afternoons, the club will 14 May; to the position of pro-
employees are asked to have it to look back upon
semi submit
included: -privAte ac a
buffet style dinner duction -
feature a dispatcher, pay per hour,
some sort served on the patio. commodations for one year; com by steps, $1.76, $1.83, and $1.90, completed the Industrial Standard Form 57 to with pride.Airmen. .
This will continue during the plete maternity care; medical and closing date 31 May; to the posi Relations Officer,

spring and summer months. Offi- surgical care incident to hospit- tion of paver, pay per hour by or Building before 28, NAS 28.Jacksonville,. on Of Hole Play

cials pointed out that these din- alization; diagnostic test, and nec steps, $1.88, $1.96, and $2.04, no May
ners will be served at nominal essary laboratory and X-ray closing date. In addition arc job opportunities For Benefit ,DanceThe

prices and will afford patrons the work; and doctor's services before as helper, electroplater, pay Junior Chamber of Com
An examination
opportunity of enjoying the pool and after hospitalization for an for student ( ) rate, per hour, by steps, f$1,56< merce is sponsoring a dance Mon

and having their dinner or light operation or bodily injury. Trainee, GS-1 to GS-4 engineering, salary) $1.63, and $1.70; and helper, up day night, May 28, from 2000 to

snack in their swim suits during The Senate committee thus cut $2690 to $3415 a year, will be held; holsterer, pay.'rate, per hour, by 2400 in the George WashingtonHotel.
.the hot months. out outpatient care. application for steps, $1.56, $1.63, and ;$1.70.; No .
Points of difference to be ironed in electronics, ,9n.thejobtfalning electrical closing date; heat treater, pay Music will be provided by the

MDB Payments Due out before the bill goes to the aeronautical, mechanical, metall-, rate per hour, $2.04; radio mech- "Airmen of Note", formerly
President are civilian care for re anic, pay rate per hour, $2.11; Glenn Miller's orchestra. All pro
industrial civil
urgical chemicaland
Mutual Death Benefit.Society tired personnel and dependentsother apprentice, 4th class military
architectural options. (clos- ceeds will go .to the Jaycee
members are reminded that assessments than wives and childrencut ing date June 7) ; stenographer,, fund,, which contributes
No. 62-63 are due by out by the Senate-and re- Other positions open are train- GS-2, GS-3 and GS-4, salary from I largely to the local USO. Admission
May 29. This it a double assessment ing officer (General Field), GS- $2960 to $3415; and typist, GS-1 will be $5 couple. Tickets

J and may ,be paid in one "lIe doesn't tell lies; he just 1711-7, $4525 to $5335 a year, and GS-2 and GS-3, salary $2690 t o,I I are available at per Special Service!,

\). envelope. rearranges the truth in his favor.;' electrical engineer, GS-850-11 $3175. Building 930.




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24 Map 1956 JAX AIR NEWS Page Five .i

I [Up The DAVEY JONES'LOCKER I Fuel Depot Goes

: '
Over 840
i CiviliansWeekly Thelr's oceanA is-axjuiet sleep 'neath. the Days

( the Tax Air News inI long, quiet sleep. Without MishapThe

I I cooperation with the Industrial
[ Relations Department will list The feel of grass beneath their Navy Fuel Depot, Jacksonville -

i various promotions Naval Air{ R K feet;. ... located on Trout River, has
| personnel.) 'xN + a c ..3 + The hum of home, the familiar passed the quarter million man-

On ,the promotion roster effec 4'a street; hour mark without a chargeable

I live May' 6-7, 14 and 20, were 19 r' Remembered.and touch scents and tastes lost-time accident, it has been re* .
'employees, nine from Overhaul } 6 vealed.
No longer theirs who gave so
i and Repair Department, five from much. The Depot employs fewer than
: Supply- Department, four from civilians who in the course ofa
They only left a heritageOf
Works andi handle millions of barrelsof
I Public Department, year'
+4'.q reddened seas, blood of cour
i one from ,Miscellaneous. hge.Other volatile fuel products. Most of
Promoted at 0 ,& R were Leila this work involves operations on

Montgomery, clerk-stenographer r brave men must give some water, waterfront: pier 'installa
i GS-3 to clerk-stenographer GS-4; moreHonoring tions and ships and barges along-

(Frank Thompson, helper aircraft those dead who've. gone side.The
mechanic (motor) third step to III&UCJ' "t\\.w\ \ iJ :\ \6.f before. Fuel Depot Is close to setting

j( production dispatcher first step; BEFORE AND AFTER These before and alter photos another safety record. To.
James Collins, helper (general) Wives should Club be enough club house to tell the story of the renovation of the Navy For their's is a quiet sleep 'neath date, approximately 840 working
Dewey.Park Work has
third step to production dispatcher and the new club rooms (bottom) were officially re-opened completed in the ocean days have been completed with-
: first step; Leonard Atwater, ceremonies Tuesday, May 15. With Its new redecorating theme A long, quiet sleep. out a chargeable accident. A thou-
planner and estimator third stepto and furniture, the local club is now one of the finest to be found I Peter Daniel Salvus, J02. sand working day mark is now
supervisory planner and esti- anywhere. within sight. The accumulation of
.. ., .
,, .
mator first step; Joseph Stazenski, -'- r Y : } :'?\' "'tw '} }: such a large number of accident-
planner and estimator third step Garden Circle free days is especially noteworthy
'to supervisory planner and estimator $;pl;' I i? d dL in view of the fact that this activity
first .step. Installs New Hp is engaged in a hazardous

Harley Flowers Jr., planner ", ,' :: type of industrial operation.In .

and estimator third step to supervisory Officers c; $ib t connection with the Presi
planner and estimator first > :: : dent's proclamation of the weekof
: .
; fm
step; Norma MacDonald, clerk- Mrs. Jack Dunlap, membership 1# ; May 13.19 as "Accident Freo
', typist GS-2 to clerk-typist GS-3; chairman of the Garden Club of Week," the Depot made particular
'Wynona Spurlock, clerk GS-3 to Jacksonville, installed the newly ,. :;.:,,: notice of its safety achieve-
i statistical clerk GS-3; Annie elected officers of the Naval Air '\ .:' ments over the past two years
Ragsdale, clerk-typist GS-2 to Station; Garden Circle at a lunch- and 'particular attention and appreciation
clerk-typist GS-3. con held last Friday at the Offi- to the Safety Program

Advanced at Public Works Department cers' Club: coordinators, Cecil Newsome and
were Fred Bess, laborer I The occasion was the final meet Noble Jordan. These two men
third step to truck driver first : ing of the year for the group have had the complete coop-
step; Freddie Jacobs, Jr., cement which was organized here last eration of all Depot personneland
worker third step to cement fall and brought to an end its have definitely improved the
finisher first step; Moses Davis, year as a probation member of safety of the Depot facilities in a
laborer (track) third step to the Jacksonville club. very tangible fashion.
I truck : Clark, Icadingman, automotive recently honored by the circle by
I mechanic third step to leading- being presented with a'life membership s
man heavy duty equipment mechanic in the Garden Club of

I third step.Promoted Jacksonville, will serve as presi- Marine Divisions Reveal WinnersIn
: at Supply Depart- dent again during the coming Set Reunions
: ment were Ruby Knight, typist year. Other officers., installed Five marine division assocIations SALTY HUMOR FROM
j {JGS-2 to property and supply were: First vice-president, Mrs.B. will hold their annual re- Employees'Fishing HERE AND THERECora
1 supervisor GS-3; Fanny Hall, J. Robison; second vicepresident .unions this summer in cities
typist GS-3 to typing unit super- Mrs. O. H. MacPhee; secre- across the nation. Contest : "I have a date with a
I visor GS-3; Mary Jemmott, typist tary, Mrs. I. N. Curtis; and treasurer The First Division will hold ,, soldier who has been overseas

GS-2 to property and supply clerk Mrs. B. F. McLeod. two reunions. The east coast Richard Feagle of the Overhauland for months and this is his first
I GS-3; Frank Reiter, property and Mrs. D. S. Cornwell, honorary session will be at New York liberty."
supply supervisor GS-5 to super- president of the circle, and Mrs. City, Aug. 3-5, the west coastat Repair Department, has been Dora: "You mean his first fur-
I I visory clerk GS-6, and Virginia W. S. Harris, honorary vicepresident San Francisco, Aug. 1012. declared the winner of the April lough. Liberty is what Sailors
I I Collins, property and supply clerk were presented with garaenla The Second Division will competition in the Station's Black take. Soldiers never take liberty."
I GS-3 to property and supply'clerk corsages, along with the meet at New York, July 20-22, Bass Fishing Contest for employ Cora: "Oh, you poor misguidedchild.
GS-4. other incoming officers. Mrs. N the Third at Chicago, July 29- ees. ."
In Miscellaneous was Ruth D. Johnson and Mrs. J. C. Davi- July 1, the Fourth at Washington Feagle, who landed a nine- .. '
I Grant, property and supply clerk son decorated for the party. June 21-23 and the Fifthat pound, eight-ounce bass out of Sentry: "Who goes there?" I
}I GS-2 to clerk-stenographer. GS-3. The Garden Circle will hold a Miami Beach, July 68. 1 Julington Creek, was awarded a Lt.: "Lt. Hammer."

I: # membership tea at 1700 Wednes- Coleman stove as first prize. Sentry: "I can't let you proceed
day, July 18, at the quarters of ing year. Anyone interested in without the password, sir."
; 28 Merit Mrs. W. S. Harris for women who joining should call Mrs. Johnson, I Mrs. Virginia George, wife of Lt.: "Drat it, man, I've forgotten -
W. H. George, 0 & R Department,
wish to join the group this com- Extension 627. it. You know me well
was the winner in the women's "

Badges To ," ';' "" ",,: ',"'" ,.,,, ,, ,'."',' ,...,... ........,.".,:m....... '...' ........,. division. She also received a Cole- enough.
> t : Sentry: "I must have the
:: : Too -:71 man stove for her seven pound word."

.. 8t catching from Swimming Pen Voice from the guardhouse:
NAS ScoutsThe i Creek.
:.....-. ... :, "Don't stand there arguing all
Boy Scouts from Naval Air : PRESTON PIIILLIPS, son of J. night. Shoot him!"
Station Troop 131 received 28 -I.. P. Phillips Jr., 0 & R, won top 1 f

i! merit badges and advancements _. 'i-.-=1.", iii j honors in the children's competition Wife: "You're never compli .
!1 last Thursday night at the Mus- '_L r: with a six pound bass caughtin mentary. Why did you just call
i kogee District Court of Honor. ..J..' the St. Johns River. lIe received me an angel?"

Jim Baskerville was awarded ",,,, --1."-r.: a rod for his catch. Husband: "Because you are always

'! the Bronze Palm; Michael King .- The entry prize went to Mrs. up in the air, you are continually
i was advanced to Life rank; William Grace Corbin, wife of Czerl Cor- harping on something,
I[ Tardiff to Star; and Michael bin.'O & R, for her one-pound, and you never have. anything to
!1 Spark to Second Class. t eight-ounce bass out of Oklawaha wear." _
River. .
The rank of First Class was
I The civilian
i earned by Robert Forster and the FIRST WINNER in the salt wasn't quite sure
!, award will be made'"at the next water division was Earl Edwardsof of the insigne andwhile, convers-
{ ing with the captain several times
.family night. Merit badges were Public Works Department, who
j presented for Indian lore, astronomy s>3 claimed a Shakespeare salt water called him commander. Then, to
camping, firemanship, cycling service ,reel for his two-pound, be sure, he asked:
I and bugling., nine-ounce speckled trout at "You are a commander, aren't

The Scout ball team Is practicing Dunn's Creek youT"Wen "
' said the
captain, slight
I'I'I I be. regularly and promises to I %Y: } s N.,. Prizes for the month of May ly diplomatic, "I was once, but it
even better than the team last in .
the men's and women's division seems I'm not anymore."
j year. The with the Waves Is .
game -. will be a Zepco spinning reel; "That's too bad," consoled the
scheduled at the Naval for the 12th of June FORMER ITEnAT PROMOTED TO LCDR. From seaman for the children's division, a life civilian. "Was it liquor or women -
Hospital diamond. recruit to lieutenant commander that's the step taken by jacket; and the entry prize will ?" .
Lcdr. It. K. Gernhoffer. electronics officer of Fleet Air Win; 11. be a fishing tackle box. Prizes for .
Sympathy: What one girl offers Gernhoffer receives his promotion papers and congratulationsfrom 1 the salt,water competition will be If you lend a friend five dollars
Bowen F. McLeod Commander
Capt. (left, Fleet Air Wing
; another in exchange for all the 11. Gernhoffer, who was commissioned in 1944, has held every reels for whiting and red bass anda and you never see him again, it
details. rank on the way from seaman recruit to his present rank. rod for the largest trout. was worth It.r ..


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':. Swim Classes All-Star Teams Clash Saturday In Boys' Camp FinaleDreams .

For BeginnersSwimming of playing on an All-: 1up'

classes for beginner star baseball team will come true. at big-time diamond activities ina the main objectives in Saturday's :
few short years if they improveas Team S.. I IltUB Team N.. 1
c miniature melee will be to line
and intermediate swim- for several dozen Station young. I Edward Heflln LK Kenneth Scott
sters Saturday morning when the much as they have during the up a Station team for a possible Michael Massey OF* Leonard Trent
mers will begin at Price Natatorium Hilly Sclllli I RF Hilly Cox
Building 614, on June Jax Fliers' Boys Baseball School I school sessions at Mason Field. battle with NAS Cecil Field's Little Butch Evans O Butch Curtis

4, the Special Services office holds its annual All-Star game. The two All-Star units were League entry in the down- Jimmy Hilly Tardlff Terrell SS 311 Larry Bucky Cannon Fry

of NATTCenter announced. chosen by a poll of (heir Instructors town Jax circuit. McCaffrey revealed Edward Johnson 211 Cecil JonesRonnie
I While most of the 12-14 year Reynolds HI Gary Shearer
Children from five to '14 the Fliers, and a that 'a challenge had been K McCaffrey. Jr. PRichard Burch
old boys probably have dreams Tommy Crouch P Ernie Wlnborne
years old are eligible to take number of alternates were also extended by the Cecil Field boys I Team alternates include John .
part on more of a major league scale, named to the teams. for a game with a Station team I Durocher, Edward Wilson, Gerd

tf Instructions will be given by It'a not too far-fetched to say that School director Frank McCaf from NAS Jax. I'' Bishop and Walter ParshalL "

''t' Al Foyda, TM2, one of the life- some of them might have a shot frey said this week that one of Here's Saturday's All-Star line- Game time: 0930.

',\ guards at the indoor pool.

.f': Bischoff Takes r ,: "c! Fliers' Stock

Pistolmen Have

,r I Singles AlleySweepstakes Goes Win--
Up; .
Hopes For NBAMembership __

., II 1 1MH Three Of FourWinners

Ensign Garth Bischoff of Aviation in three of their

Ground Officer School paced : : last four outings, the Jax
Jax Navy pistol shooters are
23-man. field to win the NATT- Navy baseballers headed for
become official club
hoping to an
NAS Glynco early this week-
I Center singles bowling sweepstakes
member of the National Rifle
I last week. With his handicap .. and will return in time to
Association if the charter "
meet Hunter
I 4; AFB at Mason
he had a set of 644.
is the
application approved by Field in
association. I Francis Greenwood of Airman I a two-game series to-
parent and
morrow Saturday.
Preparatory School won the high t ,
Local club members are urgedto Alternating road and home
game prize with a 259 from'a 234 series -
bring their dues up to date as scratch. the local diamond men went

soon as possible, so that their lint to Hunter last week where
names will be mailed into the Ronald Graham of Aviation they clobbered the Air Force
Storekeeper School and O. S. a, c z .
NRA as charter members of the team twice by lopsided scores of
tlelkman from NavAirWeaps-
Jax Navy group. 'ky't 9-5 and'13-3. Then they returned
Two, combined their handicapand
home last
weekend for
a split
some good bowling to win
Several matches are plannedfor S. with Robins AFB, losing the
the doubles by a 10-point marginover 3
the near future by the pistol- opener 9-4 and then winning the
Nelson Bottorff and Laverne
men, with the club's first NRA thrilling closeout contest, 87.
Larson 1238 to 1228.
/ ,
approved match tentatively slated F TUESDAY, the Fliers journeyed .
for July. Full details of the event Helkman turned in a 221 game to Brunswick, Ga., for a two-

will be released June 19 at a while Bottorff rolled a 202 and game clash with the Glynco Navy-
general business meeting.Ten 205 in this eventSally UNDEFEATED Aviation Electrician Mate School's Sparkles,
after their fifth straight NATTCenter softball title, lead the packat aggregation, before returning to
club members attended the the end of the first round of play with a 9-0 record. Front row Jacksonville late Wednesday, and
monthly Jacksonville Police Pistol Braves (left to right are Joe Verbanic, Al Wells (manager), Mike Guida tomorrow Coach McCaffrey's
club meeting last Sunday and League and Harold Gib vert Second row: Fred Chuck er, Perry Estes, charges have another shot at
Cort Shirk and Madero White. Third : Jackson Frank
row ,
\walked off with 11 of the event's Return Home May 28 Fosbenner, Dill Corbett and Kelsey MfKiddr.VP18 Hunter before going on the road
25 awards. i once more to Moody AFB next

1 The Jacksonville Braves of the Tuesday and Wednesday.Ron .

Virgilio de La Cruz capturedthe Class A Sally League return to VC-62 Boast Clean Syme fired his best stint

second place aggregate and the local ball park May 28 to opena of the year in the Hunter AFB

high timed fire medals in the seven game home stand againstthe
opener, allowing only five hits
Master class; John Lepley, Sharp- Montgomery Rebels and the Slates In Mainside PlayPatrol while his mates tallied 13 runs

shooter, won the first place aggre- Columbia Gems. in the closing innings to break

gate and high timed fire awards; The latter series should provide open a close game. Then veteran
B. J. Maxik took second place aggregate plenty of excitement for local fansif Squadron 18 was 1% games atop the Mainside Softball Frank Jankunis limited Hunter to

Sharpshooters honors, the torrid first-place battle between League Monday, concluding what may prove to be one of the most only two hits in the second game

and Guigno Carapellottl won the the Braves and the Gems important weekly sessions of the long Summer season. while the Fliers were garnering

high slow fire in the same class. continues at its present pac:: e.Montgomery's The VIPs from VP-18, who are table downfall was that of Fas- 15 for a 13-3, seven-inning rout.
working overtime trying to com-
The Jax Navy shooters made Rebels play here ron 109 which stumbled twice to JIM BOROFF and Syme collab-
almost clean of the May 28-29-30, and the Gems face plete their schedule before operational orated ....
a sweep Supply and VA-44 after its ace to hold Robins to only

Marksman class where Carapel- the Braves May 31, June 1-2-3. from deployment Jacksonville takes later them in pitcher, John Wood, injured his four hits in the game at Mason

lotti took the first place aggregateand Weekday single games begin at away hand and was unable to handle field last Friday, but the visiting _
the Summer four
picked more
high timed fire, Maxik cap- 2000 and doubleheaders Monday up the mound chores. Flyers took advantage of 13
victories and their- unbeaten
tured second place aggregate through Saturday start at 1830; The Marines also were beaten walks to win, 94. RighthanderJoe
skein to 10-0.
I honors and J. R. Jones won third Sunday single games begin at for the first time as VP-18 tram Ferrell allowed seven bin-
place aggregate and high slow fire 1500 and doubleheaders start at pled them, 12-0, behind the five gles, but was too tough for the
unbeaten ball club, VC-62, clungto
medals. 1330. hit pitching of Edger Brown. locals' bats in the clinches.
second place with seven

straight wins, two of them com- Brown and Russ Cummings led a ..

Crackerjax To Defend City ing in the past week. man 10-hit\ Frank1 attack Opaczewski on losing with mounds-two Netmen ReturnTo

I The circuit's top two clubs received safeties apiece. *

a big boost toward the title -
Loop Crown; Oppose PI NineSporting when two previously unde- FASRON 109's initial setback Action With
came on a 5-3 loss to Supply as
feated diamond crews were top-
a two win, one loss ped during the week. Most noUfainside hurler Jim Trent scattered six
record against military opposi- the Crackerjax hit pay dirt when ServRon safeties, but their worst Win Over StetsonBolstered
third baseman Ann Cooper lashed
beating was a record-smashing
tion, the Jax Navy Crackerjax
two-bagger into center, and Swim Meet by the recent additionof
head for Parris Island, S. C. Sat- a 31-5 trouncing at the hands of;
then; scored a few moments lateron Set For 1400 VA-44. three new players, the Jar
.. urday morning for a two-game TodayEight
Softball series with P. I.'s Women a clean single by second base- Standings as of Monday (A.M.), Navy tennis team once again returned -

Marines. man Ellen Carlson. Mainside activities will Teams W L ret. to the court wars last Sat- ,

The 1955 Jacksonville city Carol Hooser and Diana Fitz- vie for valuable Ironman when Tro- VP-18 10 0 1.000 urday, edging Stetson University
Patrick shared the mound duties phy points at 1400 today VC-62 7 0 1.000
league champions will return to the annual intramural swim at Deland, 54.
for the winners with Porter do- VA-44 7
their 1 .875
the Station to
open anchor at the It the
meet weighs was Qf the sea
title defense against Prudential ing the pitching for Merrill VW-4 5 1 .833
Mainside pool. son for the Fliers who had
Insurance Company's diamon 1 Stevens. Marines 5 1 .833 to
The aquatic octet which includes -
aggregation at Brentwood the Crackerjax Schedule Fasron 109 7 2 178 cancel a scheduled match with
VA-14, Hospital, ,
(Saturday May 26) Operations 5 2 114 Florida Southern last
same evening. O & R, VC-62, Fasron 6, VA-45 only week
THEN THE WAVES are slatedto Away game Crackerjax vs and VA1I-1 will be shootingfor VA-175 6 3 .667 because of a lack of experienced

see action again on Wednesday Parris Island Lady Marines there. the, 500-point ,first place A-l72 4 2 .667 netmen, and it brought their record

evening against an unnamed opponent (Sunday, May 27) award that goes with the team Hospital 5 3 ..625Cohun'cations to 54. .
at the Murray Hill park. Away game Crackerjax vs. championship. 4 5 .444

The girls in blue edged Jack- Parris Island Lady Marines there. Included in today's swim VAII-1 4 5 .444 The trio of newcomers included

sonville Merrill Stevens last Saturday -I (Monday, May 28) program will be the following BOQ 3 4 .429 Cy.Warden of VAH-1, Bill

12-11, in a ten-inning slug Brentwood Crackerjax vs. events: 50 meter free-style, 50 VF-I71 5 7 .417 Tompkins of the NAS Dispensary

fest on the Hospital diamond. Prudential Life Insurance. meter breaststroke, 50 meter NARTU 2 3 ,.400 ,I and John White of NATTCenter's

Trailing throughout the game, the (Wednesday, May 30) backstroke, 100 meter freestyle, VF-173 3 5 .375

Crackerjax sent the, contest into Murray Hill Crackerjax vs. 150 meter individual medley, Supply 3' 5 .375 Dental Lab. Unfortunately, all

extra innings with two runs that Opponent unknown at this date. fancy diving and 200 meter relay o & R 2 4 .333 three of the new racket squad

deadlocked the score at 1010. (Friday, June 1)) racing.A VP-16 2 5 .286 members had their singles debuts

IN THE NINTH Merrill Ste- Home game Crackerjax vs.: sizeable crowd of specta- AETU 2 5 .286 spoiled by the collegians at De- ,
back out in front Eglin Air Force Wafs.Saturday I Fasron 6 1 7 ,125
vens tors is expected to be on hand land, but Warden teamed with
11-10, but the Navy girls tied it ( June 2) for the meet, and bleacher ComFairJax 0 7 .000
A-45 0 7 .000 regular Hunter.Bell to win one of
once more in their half of the Home game Craekerjax vs. seating is available. .
frame. In the bottom of the tenth Eglin Air Force Wafs. Personnel 0 8 .000 the doubles encounters.r' .


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124 May JAX AIR NEWS Page Seven ..

.With Station Bowlers Mrs. Maze Holds

: Down The Alley Lead In Ladies'

.. ;r _
i The Champion Naval Air Weap- I Links

1 i ons System School bowling team for the second straight week in r TourneyNadine

I wound up its season last week by the Turner Memorial League, !
Maze assumed five-
i taking three out of four from sec- winning,3-0 for an unbeaten slate
stroke lead over three other
of six wins
and losses.
Airman in the no
ond-place Preps ,
t < Championship Flight opponentsas
The Woodchoppers and the
NATTCenter league. j
the first round of the Station'swomen's
The Missilemen had a 2,545 set sixth-place Pokers were unnamedas .w
as Tom Barger increased his sea- I of Jax Air News press time last Spring Cup golf
tourney came to a close this week.
son' average to 191.3. lie rolled week and were designated in the Mrs. Maze's 18-hole card of 89

t 1194 225, and 221 for a 640 set standings as No Name-1 and No gave her a commanding lead overa

: Les Graupmann assisted with a Name-2. trio of
championship -
I 204 and 558. Tom Burner tallied; I The Howlers and the Go Getters including Dale Conner, Vir-

', 242 for a 559 and Francis Green-I were close behind the league t,2' ginia Wetmore and Boots Grecr.

wood had a 209 for the Preps.I I leaders with five wins and a Mrs. Conner was second in the

Don Varnes, of NavAirWeaps, single loss apiece. first lap of the 72-hole race witha

won the American Bowling Con.. Current team and individual $ ,_. 94 total which included a 46

i gress trophy for the most improved standings and statistics include: card on the front nine holes and
bowler in the league. He Tea* W I. Pet. 48 '
coming back; Mrs. Wetmore y
I his Woodchoppers 6 o looo(
increased 14.5
average points Howlers 5 1 .833 i shot a 47-49 for a 96 score; and

since February 28. Alley Go Getters
Final standings: Alley tats 3 3 .500 ''wee iF i an even 100 total. Mrs. Maze ...
Team W 1 Pet. Avr. Slow Pokers 2 4 :.333 _" ""> ,,..,,,,,:.,to.,,*.,""" ""''- "
NAWS-1 102 6 ,946 847 Pokes 2 4 .333 opened up with a 43 for the first
ANP-1 School 72 36 .667 791 Scampers SiHuxheri 1 1 5 5 .167.167 O & R BOWLING BANQUET-A climax of the lone 30-week nine holes and then closed out
AO School 64 44 .503 763
AK School 61 47 .565 761 Strikers 1 .5 .167 NAS-OverhauI and Repair Bowling League season was the annual with 46. '.
NAWS3 69 69) .546 743 4 e 4 banquet held last Saturday, with the presentation of the Captain's a
Special Services 4s 59 4 T7 734 INDIVIDUAL MEN'S HIGH Trophy to the championship Accessories team as the highlight. In First Flight medal play, Mrs.
NA AGO WS.2 School 48 60 .454.444 723 746 u. J'erslew a e CAME Here receiving the trophy from Cap Thomas D. Tyra 0 Ic R R. F. Regan,defeated Vi Flynn ina
ANP-2 School 677 officer, is Ted Mercury, team .captain of Accessories.Sparkles .
STATITR34 close 2 and 1 battle
In Ind. HI Mt T. Barger NAWS-1 666 Marge Demato 180
Ind. HI ave. T. Barger NAWS-1 191 e Hardy, 4 and 2, and Dot Davis
Team HI NAWS-1 985
Team HI game act NAWS-1 2748 INDIVIDUAL MEN'S HIGH SET downed Mrs. George' Matthlcsen,
Tram HI ave. NAWS-1 847 1st-Dili Buell 576 5 and 3.Isabel.
2nd-J 0. Burton 541
3rd-Dill Octerhage 521 '
ComFairJax slipped quietly into S e McCurdy and Mrs. J. M.

the Mainside Bowling League INDIVIDUAL WOMEN'S HIGH SET r O'Brien won opening round victories -
lit-Marge Demato 501 4
playoffs this week by wrappingup 2nd-Mary Anderson 445 in Second Flight action,

the American division title, 3rd-lo'erne.Justice* 410 also being conducted on a medal

and VA-172's Bluebolts were still INDIVIDUAL MEN'S HIGH basis. Mrs. .McCurdy won out 4:

out in front of the National divi- ..AVERAGE and 2 over Mrs. R. R. Ryan, while
i.t-B.n m2nd
sion by two games over Fasron 6. -J. O. Burton 171 1RG Mrs. O'Brien triumphed over Mrs.J. .
3rd-Emll Hleb 186 L Switzcr in 18 holes. #
The Fasronites were still givingthe a S ,

old college try this week in INDIVIDUAL WOM1.N'$ HIGH Sew Up First Second round matches in all

their bid for the championship, AVERAGE flights are slated for completionlate
1st-Marge Demato 167
and they managed to pick up 2nd-Mary Anderson 151 this week and the third
3rd-Kerne Justice I 140 Round With 9 round will be played by Wednes-
seven more points in two matches. StraightWith
day, May 30.Combs .
But VA-172, with three matchesto Seventeen teams had entered .

play to only two for Fasron 6, this week in the NATTCentcr nine straight victories, Aviation Electrician's Mate School's

still appears to be the inside' team mixed doubles bowling league Sparkies wound up' atop the first half of play in the NATTCenter

for the crown. which will open play tomorrow softball league as the opening schedule ended last week. The second

VC-62, meanwhile, was idle in (Friday) evening at 1900. : round begins this week and will be completed July 5. Cops All-Navy
the National race and fell to third 'Teams include: Perry Estes fire-balled the Free Throw Contest

place behind Fasron 6 on a per- Bill and Kay BotthofT, Dan and Sparkies to a 14-0, one-hit victoryover pokes-a homer Monte by Zeff Lazarusand Flipping 93 out of 100 free
a triple by Montgom-
centage Joan Varnes Steve and Jeanne Aviation Electrician No. 2's throws shots Ensign Robert
Most of the changes that took ery-booted home seven runs, in
Voltas.: Fred and Ma-
Varnes, George and Phyllis Bles- Combs, formerly of Aviation
the AGO School Ensigns' 10-9
place in the standings of both divisions
dero White led the stickers witha
singer, George and Alice Lan- NavAirWeaps. Ground Officer School at the ..
caused the for- victory over
were by double and single each while
Buren Naval Air Technical
caster, and Lillian Stahl, Training
field play of Bill Irwin and Bill
felts of lower echelon teams who
Bill and Billie Mike Guida rattled out a braceof Center the Basketball
Kane, Jim and Howell also featured the contest. won All-Navy -
no longer have championship
any Betty Sauers, Claude and Yvonne singles. Lazarus batted in free throw'tournament
aspirations.The seven runs
THE SPARKlES also dumped to results
Foster. according just released -
with three homers and held Avi-
low number of games actually second place Marine Aviation
by the Navy's Special
F/ancis and Elinor Greenwood, ation Ordnancemen to two hitsas
bowled accounted for Detachment 157. A 12-run
a Services Department in Wash
Joe and Dorothy Boatwright, Bob
the Ensigns won, 82. The En-
scarcity of top-notch individualperformances splurge in the first inning helped ington, D. C.
and Co Dausch, Alfred and June signs played errorless ball be-
for this Detachmenta
week. Marine Aviation
Only give Combs, who played for the
Ernie and Clare O'Neal hind Lazarus.
eight sets of better Hughes, Administration.
than 500 were 16-6 victory over Ensigns on the titlewinningStation
Bill and Corrine Aston, Bob and BOBBIE WILSON'S homer with
rolled for the period. Behind the pitching of Paul teams, now is stationedat

However, one of the best sets Margaret Perkins, Manny and Johnson, the Marine heavy stickers the bases loaded provided the solid Aviation Electronics Officer

of the year was turned in by Don Fran Paris. were Fred Rose with three punch as Support Splinters out- School, NATTCentcr Memphis,

Crockett of' VP-16 who rolled a for three, including a triple; Curt slugged Aviation Storekeepers, Tenn.
596 in Martha's triple and single a dou-' 1810. Jerry McRae with a braceof
a match with the Bluebolts. ; He is a former Jackson High
Crockett's ble and single by Bud Southwick doubles and three singles by
score included gamesof WEEKEND TIDE ; School athletic star of Jackson-
163 and a brace of singles by Don Don Bowins also ,helped the
227 and 206. The 227 was HIGH SLOW ville.

the highest of the week. A.M. P.M. A.M. P.M. Havir. Splinters.Ed Tied for third place with 89
Marines also beat Aviation Rowe pitched and batted Ad-
Other out of 100 was Hank Powell
500-plus performances Fri. 8:23: 8:44: 2:13: 2:06: ,
included a pair of 504's in the Sat. 9:05: 9:23: 2:52: 2:45: Storekeepers, 7-2, as a result of ministration to !a 2-1 victory over lanky center from Training

same match by Joe Marlow of Sun. 9:44: 10:00: 3:30: 3:24: two-hit pitching by Chuck Pless. NavAirWeaps, 'allowing but one Facilities at NATTCentcr, who

ComFairJax and Marshall Mc- TWO MIGIITY bases-loaded hit. His double that scored Jamie played with the Support Splin-

Donald, of Electronics, a 515 by ters and set a new scoring rec-

Don Mairose of the Bluebolts, a ord both for a single game and '

516 by Palmer Starnes of Fasron 3 .T earn Golf Race Develops At MainsideA for the season.

,6, a 548 by Noel Dumond of Sup-

ply, a 564 by Carl Yarborough of Kilpatrick counted the winningrun

Boathouse, and a 512 by Clifl three-way battle for first Greer all getting points for the Admin's Jay :Maze saved VC-62 after Carlton Smith of the

Bradford of the Bluebolts. place has developed early in the winners. Lee Blodget won a point I from a shutout in a 5'/4-% Administration Feathers walked in the opening

Tt'a' t.nrCAN Mainside intramural golf season for VC-62, and Tillman Bozeman I triumph, and Gerald frame, and then stole second,
W J. rl't.
Com Jo'alrJax fO! 4. ..952NAMTD : with three teams moving along at split' with CompRon's George I third and home.Administration.
Kittle saved the Marines from
54 23.1o .613: a better than .700 winning pace Oakes for the final score. 'whitewashing a won its second

Isleclronles Jo'AW.ll 49 51 3.1 35 .607.5&1 for the first three weeks of the I VP-18 DOWNED ComFairJax, with a similar draw game of the week as a result of

Boathouse 49 39 .557 campaign. 41/i-l1/4. Raborn Davis, Marvin with Fasron 6's Roy Massey. Kilpatrick's four-run homer
8a'c. Serv 44i6 .1>50
I't'r.onnt't 48 40 .M5 NARTU's Station keepers currently Jeffries, Dick Teas, and Jim Rob- Administration and VP-18 AE No. 2's Voltas, 87. Hits by

0 DIspensary& R 45 43 39 41 :.512.536 hold a slight edge over inson offset Chuck Schoder's win fought to a 3.3 standoff. Smith and Jack Broderick also
Public Works 36 72 .182 Operations and VAII1.FIFTHPLACE for the losers. Len Curtis of Com- helped the Feathers' scoring.
NARTU 0 88 .000 Standings as of Wednesday
Supply made FairJax tied Lloyd Cassidy for Current
league standings:
S a
the final marker. (A.M.), May 23:
NATIONAL the week's biggest gain, moving Team W L Pet.
Tram \V J. Prt. from tenth to fifth. The Store- NARTU met VAH-1 in an early Tram W L Pet. AE School No. 1 9 0 1.000

VA. 172 IJ'D 68 69/ 16 :.775 ll: keepers added six points on a for- meeting of the loop titans and NARTU 6 :178 AO School 6 3 .667

VC-62,, 628 ..607 feit from the Marines and five ina knocked the Attackers down into OperationsVAH1 173k 7 I/* :..729 MarAvDet 6 3 .667

Com V A-44 un. rJO 50 31 31 .5J5.595! 5-1 decision over FAW-11. third with a 4-2 win. Howard Admin. 201, 9'Ji ..680V.18y AGO School 5 3 .625

VF.22 42 ,,42 .500 Harlow, Dan Home and George 13'h 10' :,533h AN-P School 5 4 .556
Va 72 U.S ..331 53 "3639!: In one of the more important I Frye all won for the Stationkeep- h VCG2 Hospital 18 5 i ..542 SupSplint 4 5 .444
matches of the week, Operations while Dick Wetmore got the Fasron 109 9 8 .528
VA 175 26. 5500... ,342 I I! ers, Fasron 6 15 14 .517 Administration 4 5 .444
VF 173: 19 75 .107 'I dropped VC-62, 4H-l1/4, with lone full-point victory for VAH- ComFalrJaxVA44 15 15 .5fW NavAirWeaps 3 6 .333

e Carl Yarborough, Tony Gonzales, 1.' FAW-11 2'h 191% ..271:!()9 AK School 2 7 .222

The Woodchoppers had a ball Charley Baumeister and Howard Only a split by Del Evans with. VA-172 Marines :1'h 22'4 ..0633 -AE School No. 2 0 I .000





\ ? ,Page ,Eight JAX AIR NEWS: 24 May 1956
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I Iim1l1lmFOR Special MemorialContinued I Ih

( from Pare 1)

RENT McClelland at sea holding memo +

.-3 rm. turn apt. 563' College St rial services.

ELgin 5-69U or ELgin 6-9258. THE DROPPING of flowers at

I Harrison sea will be a joint ceremony with

. :, 3-2 rm. furn. apt. $8 per wk. 563 the two FRA units participating.
College St. EL 5-6914 or EL 6- Flowers will be placed in a heli-

9258. Harrison. copter following the Station rit-

1 rm. furn. apt. $8 per wk. 563 uals and flown to sea to rendez

College St.: EL 5-6914 or EL 6- vous,with the USS McClelland.

9258. Harrison. At a given signal the wreaths and

4 rm. furn. apt. $12.50 per wk I. blossoms will be dropped simultaneously -
563 College,St. EL 5-6914 or EL at sea from the helicopter

6-9258. Harrison. and ship.

1 bdrm. lower unfurn. apt. $65 On Memorial Day, May 30,
2580 Riverside. Avail now \ which'will be observed here as a

bdrm. upper unfurn. apt. Kitch legal holiday, a salute will be

equip. Avail June 15. $70.2580Riverside fired at noon by a crew manning
.. Inquire Apt #2. EV the three-inch gun battery. The

8-9393. Cowart. 21-gun salute will be fired at intervals -
,, l 2 bdrm. hse. Gar. $80. Lake.Shore.' of one minute and the

EV 8-3612.. Mclnarnay.' flag will be flown at half mast
1 2 bdrm. furn. hse. 4351 DaVincI, until the last' shot is fired in

Veneiia Terrace. EVergreen 9- tribute to the nation's war dead. NAVY WIVES MEET Shirley White (second from left, regional vice-president of Southeast
1720. Richburg. District, Navy Wives Club of America, and a member of Club No. 86 of NAS Jax, accepts the gavel
Sm. furn. apt. 4633 Wheeler Ave., marking her authority to preside over the district conference held here Monday through Wednesday. I
Lake Shore. EV Groves. Diaper SpecialContinued Mrs Ruth Rtece, president of Club No; 86, is shown presenting the gavel, while Ruth Damon (left); .
94275. I Helen Hoagland and Lcdr. M. A. Carpenter, NAS Protestant Chaplain, are willing witnesses. .
2 rm. furn. apt. 2967 Selma St. EV
I ( from,Page 1)) .
Neil I
3 sm.9-6480.rm. apt $40. 2940 Selma St provided with rental listings{ in Navy Wives Close 3-Day SE Reveal Winner Of Job
Jacksonville, the beaches and
EV 8-7341. Poppell. I Safety Week Contest
Green Cove and
1 bdrm. furn. hse. $60. EV 8-5137. Springs, presumably -
will have some idea where Simon Hash, employee. of the
Gilbert. Convention HereThe
FOR SALE they want to go when they arrive. Regional services branch, Supply Department -

3 bdrm. hse. Nr. NAS. GI finance. For those still in doubt, the was awarded the five dollar
$79 mo. Ortega Hills. EV 4-1330. Navy has broken out a BOQ Southeast District, Navy Wives Club of America, woundup cash prize for the best slogan sub-
a three-day conference held here this week with a banquet Wed- mitted
6 3 bdrm. hse. FHA equity, $50 mo. which offers 300 rooms: with during Safety
5726 Knollwood Dr., Wescon- twin beds in each, as temporary nesday night at the Riverside Lions Clubhouse in Jacksonville. last week, according to the Industrial

nett. EV 7-5020. Orlowski. quarters. Hostesses for the banquet were Safety Office.

3 bdrm. brick hse. GI equity. Lt. G. D. Bradberry, Bremerton Rita Mann and Marian Townsend.A I al Club vice-president No. 86. and a memberof Hash's' winning slogan was:

Cedar Hills. EV 8-5664. Resnick. liaison officer for the dependents, high point of interest was the "Regardless Of The Hour, Now Is
3 bdrm. hse. Equity. 5916 Oakland is expected here tomorrow to con- presentation of a plaque to N.W.I Advance planning was in chargeof The Time For Safety."

Dr. EV 7-5730. Lovern. fer with Lt. Comdr. W. F. Voll- i C.A. No. 135, of Charleston, S. C., a committee headed by Cor-

3 bdrm. hse. Gar. GI equity. $68.50mo. mer, local liaison officer. When information for the best scrap book entered in inne Aston, chairman, and Phyllis

2445 Ormsby Circle, Cedar is pooled, plans are expected the annual contest. Judges for the Blessinger, co-chairman. Serving
Shores, EV 85549. Beyer. to advance rapidly in wel- contest were,Mrs.Delbert S. Corn- with them were Kay Botthof, NAVY WIVES

3 bdrm. hse. GI finance. $79 mo. coming the travelers. well, Mrs. Malcolm A. Carpenterand Betty Hickman, Betty Patneaude, I

Ortega lUlls. EV 41330. THE WIVES AND children will 'Mrs. Billie MacKenzie. Rose Wilson, Helen Hoagland and CORNERThe

3 bdrm. hse. $41.50. 3104 W. 5th make the trip in five days aboard Entertainment was provided by Ruth Damon.
formal opening of the
EV 8-3139. Dogeagis. Emmett Rodifer, Navy pantomim-
the longest Navy family train in
ly decorated club house
3 bdrm. C. B. hse. $700 dwn. 5105 history.,This is also the first time 1st, David Corson, vocalist?. and Hostesses for the various events was
Included Delores, Sizemore, Betty Tuesday, May 16, with a
Banshee Ave., Venetla Terrace. a no-change routing straight the Dew Troupe of Jackson
Thomson. CO 45432. through from Washington ville. Guests received corsages Clark, Ethel Williams, Marion cocktail party, held to show our

3 bdrm. C. B. hse. $1300 equity. Florida has been accomplished. It presented by Terry Largent and Townsend, Mary Shelby, Polly appreciation to the Naval and' civilian

6027 Sabre Dr., Venetia Terrace. was arranged by the Bureau of Doris Reagle. Lawrence, Betty Hickman, Betty personnel who alded'sO
Patneaude and Rita Mann. greatly in the renovation.
EV 7-4957. Naval Personnel and Congressman 0 v
T. W. Pelly of Washington. The banquet climaxed three Out of town delegates were This affair was attended by

Ride wanted from Jax Beach to Aboard the train are a Navy packed days of business sessions, Mary Knight and Rosemary Wag. members and their husbands and

NAS. Working hrs., 0730 1545. doctor, a nurse, two Wave hospi- coffees, luncheons and a fashion ner, Charleston, S. C.; Betty Am- several honored guests. They were
CII 9-2139. Aithoff. tal and show given at Tuesday night's ith) Orange, Texas; Teresa Brox- Rear Admiral and Mrs. Delbert
a "howling
legion"corpsmen of children's pets bringingup dinner held in the NAS Jackson- ton, Key West}('Helen Rochstrawand Cornwell, Captain and Mrs. Wil
Girl: "Was the shirt I gave you ville civilian cafeteria. Ten Navy Miriam Morgan;) Miami; Joan liam Harris, Captain and Mrs.
the in
special baggage
rear a
for your birthday big enough?" wives modeled fashions from a Wilson, Panama City; and; Jane Ira Curtis, and Comdr. and Mrs.

Boy: "I can't answer I'm all I car. : Jacksonville department store. Gray, Hialeah. John Meyers, and also, Mr. Ba-
1! choked !" The Roosevelt, whose new calis and Mr. Grant.
up I Hostess club for the conferencewas Models for the fashion show
homeporf will be NAAS Mayport,
N.W.C.A. No. 68, Mrs. Ruth were Alice Meyer, Ruth Damon, THE MEMBERS of Jax 86 also
is too large to make the Panama
Canal, and'so is heading for Cape Reese, president. The club was Polly .Lawrence, Mary Shelby, wish to express their appreciation -
I Horn enroute to the East Coast. assisted by N.W.C.A. No. 121, of Elma Everosku, June Quade, Jean to Kay Botthof, redecorating

II ; Visiting ports in Panama, Peru, NAS Cecil Field. Presiding over Murphy, Marie Stletzer, Mary chairman and her co-chairman,

I ; Chile and Brazil, she is expectedto events was Shirley White, region. Colby and Jackie Marks. done.Phyllis Blessinger, for a job well

arrive here some time in
August. At the last business meetingheld

May 16, Mary Sissell was
LittleKnownFactsabout welcomed as a new member of

z.: i56; M VP-18 the club. Mary also was the for-
SS.' Yi( tunate one to win the televisionset
? 5 V Vi Vry
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your navyAT given
away May .15 by the
i lessen the danger, Kennedy Si Navy Wives Club.
I made a second descent, this
It was announced at the
TNt A St Of W same
,. 1 oy time further into the well. After .
% .
-r..I1. .CATU" meeting that due to transfers,
'r k Sd much effort he successfully WAS VftOMOTID I
three members are leaving the
kicked the wheel forward, i TO TMtTANK OfCAPTAIN.
nose ..... MttICAMI area. They are Delores Sizemore,
forcing the nose gear down and _
Pr Martha Jones and
( Mary Als-
f ., y3 y enabling him to lock the pin in OPPICBMIN
+NYo. U
'u/ paugh.
Because of the tight quartersin TMA? class
the nose wheel well, Ken- r ".",,1(... sponsored by Navy Wives Club 86

-. i N qa& nedy had to do all of his work ..... and. instructed by one of our
? without a parachute.A KO members, June Lentz, will have a

native of East ,Bradford, twirling contest'Saturday, May
R.I., he was commended highlyby 26. This will beheld in the King
.-. t NNr1j the plane's pilot and crew Hall at 1400. Judges will be three

Y for his act of daring and quick f majorettes from local high
f 1 'P.Z 6e thinking which saved the Navya schools. Prizes are being donated

huge repair bill and possiblythe by the Navy Wives Club and all

::9 : lives of everyone aboard. students of the class are childrenof
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'c f Naval and Marine'
I:: "W' J re A letter of commendation cit- -,- .--= personnel.
; ----- Ruth Reese, president of Navy
TWO TOO DIFFICULT Adelightful ing Kennedy's action is cur-
dilemma was posed rently being prepared for presentation _=.===-= Wives, Theresa Largent, chairmanof
for judges of the "Miss Eng at a later date. ==::s the Nursery and Doris Reagle,
land" contest in London re Nursery co-chairman, attended a
Gently Harassed Judges couldn't We've heard a lot of guys gripe meeting of the Duval County Nur
choose between lovely Iris Wal
..... ler (left) and Llena Nelson about getting a calling-down froman .*.. kAAUItT" kUBMAMINB sery Association held at the Na-
so they did the next best thing officer. But the way we .see it, TNt AV.RAOIK0'' MCCKIVCfc A>TLIA.IT + W" ...l ."ICT WITHOUT r"OVl val Air Station Nursery, which is ,
W 4 ',:, and picked both of them. One the enlisted man is always the "o rrv Rout INOCULATIONS' 141 .'IO4" M*. rrRi. .. 0DaaDUaNN sponsored by Navy Wives Club.
A TWNTV Yt4 C+urtaa., '
will vie for "Miss Europe" in word "Yes Mrs. of
guy who has the last Bingenheimer, supervisor
Stockholm, the other for "Miss
Universe" In the U. S- sir." the Nursery, was hostess.

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