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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: May 31, 1956
Frequency: weekly
regular
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Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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The U. S. Olympic Fund Drive Merits Your Support :









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VOL-14 No. 10 UNITED STATES NAVAL AIR STATION, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA 31 May 1956

Home of Commander Naval Air pases, Sixth Naval District; Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville; Fleet Air Wine 11; Naval Air Technical Training Center



Applications 170 AboardSpecial



Available For Due



Mrs. U. S. Navy Here 13thThe


Navy dependents' train,
F:4: I .A 0
JaxNavy-enlisted who *
men dubbed the "Diaper Special
plan to enter their wives in whose arrival at NAS Jack

the ."Mrs. U. S. Navy 1956" sonville has finally been confirmed *

contest sponsored by the Fleet as 1015 Wednesday,

Reserve Association, should June 13, is getting a big send-
waste no time in preparing the off when it departs from Bre

necessary applications. for fil- merton, Washington.

Bearing 70 Navy wives and
ing.With
a deadline at Contest .,. children, all dependents of crew

Headquarters, Long Beach, Calif., men of the USS Franklin D.

Of not later than June 15, thereIs Roosevelt, the train will leave tho

not much time left. With a $2,- y' Y YYir't0ir shipyard at 1330, June 9, with
500 cash prize at stake plus innumerable California's Governor Goodwin

other awards, it is '" Knight among Navy and civic officials -
well worth looking into. Applica 1' on hand to see them off.

tions are now available at the Jax Every child will be well supplied

Air News office in the NAS Jax with toys, candy, fruit and the

Administration Building. $ latest comic books to while away
4 ANY NAVY married enlistedman liji the long cross-country journey

on active duty and who' is : Walt Disney movies will be available .

making the Navy a career, may for showing In the "nursery"car.
nominate his wife.. Besides the .

applications, a recent photographOf OLYMPIC DRIVE KICK-OFF-The Olympic fund-raising drive rot off to an early start this Before the train leaves Bremerton -
both husband and Wife (a clear week when Rear Adm. Delbert Cornwell, Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville, and Ted Nikodem, SA,
of Special Services, stole the march by dropping In the first contributions. The drive officially the city fathers are honoringthe
snapshot will do), and an essayof weighed anchor Monday and will continue until June 19. dependents with a banquet.
not more than 500 words, in Accompanying the group will bea
the wife's own handwriting and who will
Navy chaplain conduct
entitled "Why I'm Proud To Be A SpivakOrchcstra, religious services Sunday, Juno
Olympic Fund-Raising
Navy Wife, must be submittedvia 10, while the train is enroute.

commanding officer of. enlisted Sunny Gale Due The aircraft carrier USS F. D.

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The personnel.forwarding address is Fleet Here June 12 around Roosevelt Cape, which Horn to will reach cruise its "

Reserve Association "Mrs.. U. S. Campaign Opens HereA
,
, Station enlisted and officer new home port, NAAS Mayport,
Navy 1956, Contest Headquarters personnel will be treated to a will not arrive here until Aug. 9.
Wilton Hotel, Long Beach,
Calif. double bill of entertainment on'June fund-raising campaign to boost the 1956 United States Families not aboard the dependents

All applications will be separated 12 and 13 when Charlie Olympic team opened Tuesday aboard the Naval Air Station train plan either to drive orfly
Spivak and his orchestra and and will continue until June 19. to Jacksonville, it is said.
according to the activity I
RCA Victor's singing sensation I .
from which they are submitted. Sunny Gale make their appear The local campaign is part of a pation in the event must be defrayed -
Five semi-finalists will be selected ance.. Navy-wide program to aid in fie by the contributions of AGO School To
by each of 1 screening commands nancing the trip of several hun private citizens.
by July 15. These semift.nalists' Spivak and his orchestra will dred top-notch American athletesto
Chief of Naval Operations Ad. Graduate 64
play for a crew's dance at King .
entries will then be returned the World Olympics in Melbourne
Hall June 12 and at the Offi miral Arleigh Burke signalled theNavy's
to the screening commandsfor Australia later this year. U.S.
Sixty-four Navy junior
cers' Club June 13. willingness to accept part I
selection of a finalist and an THE UNITED STATES is and
officers Officer
one a Japanese
Sunny Gale, who will do a of the financial burden several
alternate to represent such command will of the few countries in which athletic months ago in an instruction to will be graduated Friday, Juno
. show of her own, appear
and compete in the Long entries to the Olympics are all hands. At that time Admiral 8, from Aviation Ground Officers
the same evenings at the same.
Beach finals. not financed there. School at the Naval Air Technical
I government ; Burke asked that each man in
MRS U. S. NAVY 1956, and two time. ,fore the enormous cost of partici- the Navy donate at least 10 cents Training Center in ceremoniesin
runners-up will be named on Hall at 1000.
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toward the Olympic fund.It .
Sept. 15 by a panel of enlistedmen MMMy
will cost approximately $2,- Ensign Kunisuke Mii Is tho
representing the screening 200 to finance each American ath. Japanese Officer.
commands. The selection will be
lete participating in the event at No new AGO class is contem-
based on the basis of the wife's
Melbourne this year. plated until probably in August
contribution: to her husband's career
LOCAL CONTRIBUTIONS toward when a new group will convene.
and her ability to her-
adapt the program will be direct. Lcdr. Robert Stamatis is Train

(Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 4) (Please Turn to Pace 8, Col. 4)) ing Officer of AGO School.
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6th AllotmentOf 'Squeaky' Shuns Oaks, Likes 1


Salk Vaccine Living In Waves BarracksUnlike m


Now On Hand

his fellows, who pre. ease and tranquility for the
Salk poliomyelitis vaccine fer the festooned oaks and new resident. He must work for

continues plentiful, with the iiEt hickory trees at the Naval Air his board and keep. Johanna

NAS Dispensary now ready to ., Station for their habitat i Herren, teleman third class,

give immunization shots from ::. ..' J "Squeaky" the squirrel has different new chief master-at-arms of

its sixth allotment of 1476 cc ideas. He prefers the Waves, enrolled him as first assistant -

received this week. \)., Wave Barracks 720 of the Na but his duties are vague
The shots will be given as :+. '. val Air Technical Training and undefined. i

previously, on a first-come, Center (and who wouldn't?)
first-served basis, at the Dependents i for his home."Squeaky's". "Squeaky" was just a little ,
.,'
Section of Building 8 : persistence not tike when he first poked his
between 0900-1100 alert, button eyes into the bar
and 1300-
only, has won him a home in
racks and proceeded to capture
1600. the barracks, but in the best .
Starting this week, and con Navy tradition, he also has the affection of all hands.

tinuing through June 11, first been placed on the muster roll, There is no dearth of crackers

and second inoculations for all issued a liberty card, serial and peanuts for his diet as

age groups from six months SQUEAKY'S ABOARD "Squeaky," the squirrel, is shown number (male) and rating the Waves see that he is properly -
through 14 years will be ad-. his new duties by Johanna Ilerren, TE3, chief master-at-arms, of (squirrel, first class). and amply, fed. 4
the NATTCenter Wave Barracks 720. The Waves adopted him, or
ministered. But life is not to be of "I like it he
he adopted them, as the case may ,be. one says.

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,' Published every Thursday tor Navy' and Marine activities at Naval Air CATHOLIC }
t i Station Jacksonville. Florida : : y .
I' NAS, Jacksonville Sunday- Mass 0800, 0900, $ ;...s.,,

.i' Capt. William S. Harris .;....__. --,, .. ?.....,..... ,...,,....,.x Commanding Offlcer 1000 St. Edward's Chapel. h1ry *v ),,,",,.
L' Comdr. John N, Myers ............._._......__..M__, .-...._ Executive OfUcer Mass 0800. >
Saturday ,
,d f, FIN I Air INDO.tllle I
f Rear Adm. Delbert S. Cornwell -,.. ...... .. .. .. Commander Daily Mass, 0630.
-- 1..L
I). Capt. Richard O. Greene ..-........?......__.... .1 ....L.........Chief ol Staff Sunday 0630, Mass at1 the \
Fleet Air Wins Kletea
Capt. Bowen F. McLeod Commander Hospital Chapel; 1900, Instruc-
.Comdr, Richard. Davis -._,.'_'_"M'..... Chief Staff OfUcerCapl. tion Classes, Building 463. \ T l"
\ Naval Air Trbmlf TraJl. .r ('....r
Henry C. PeLong ....._. ._ Commanding Officer PROTESTANTThursday
', Comdr Edward W, Bishop -.-..... ..............- Executive Officer May 31
Naval HHplt&1 '
I Capt. Benjamin N. Ahl Cammandlng Officer 1900 All Saints' Choir Re !III .
M Capt. 1* A. Newton .-... Executive Officer :.
hearsal. :ir .
IS'AKTU ?!!ft'
I Comdr. Laurence F, Steffenhagen _, ?-?,., -?-??....,.., Commanding Officer Sunday, June. 3 4'4 '.c. ".',. .
0800 Episcopal Communion
The JAX AIR NEWS Is publUhed weekly at. the U. S. Naval Air Station \
Jacksonville .Florida and printed commercially with non-app roprtated funds Service-Chaplain Nickelson.
o at no expense to the government and In compliance with NAVKXOS P.35. Rev. School for i z'
3 Nov. 1945. Copies are distributed free of charge at the Naval Air Station the 0930 Sunday ages ..
Naval Air Technical Training Center, Naval Air Reserve Training Unit, and the four through adults.
U, S. Naval Hospital. ;4 SS4 s
Service Information Officer Lt. Ted Morgan. 0930 Service of Divine Wor- .'

Editor Andrew II. Planey ship, Chaplain Carpenter. '

Staff Reporters Kathleen Sutton; Jack Holmes, PHI; Marion Cracraft 1900 The United Fellowshipof "'T.i'iicl'j.ai: ; n .........*;$: IM\\.1
J02; Nancy; Ward. J03.
.. The JAX AIR NEWS is. member of the Armed Forces Press Service. Protestants, Building 804.
AFPS material appearing J In this publication may not be reprinted withoutthe Monday, June 4 OUTSTANDING an outstanding performance rating recorded
written permission of Armed Forces Press Service. Republication of other last December by the NAS Jax Comptroller, Phil Myers
c, matter, except by service publications Is prohibited without permission of 1900 Latter Day Saints' Serv (right), supervisory budget specialist, is commended by Capt.
Editor JAX AIR: NEWS. ice. William S. Harris, rommandnr officer of NAS Jax. The citation
Editorial offices located Main Administration Building. Phone extensions I Tuesday'June 5 read by Captain Harris commends 'Myers for financial
8346. 216 and 8164. management -
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1930 Presbyterian Instruc- in the absence of the Comptroller; accuracy and timelinessof
advice; an Invaluable reoommedation resulting in receipt of
tion Class, Hospital Chapel additional funds which were "vital to the operation of this

IIdW YA tlldW/ 1900 Christian Science Class. activity."

; / 1930 Bible Study Group.

11' { W&E ARE AASoU.IERG W TPEQUESTIDIIS 1930 Episcopalian Instruc- Girl Scouts

SERViCEMaN AND'IfE1R. tion Classes. WANTEDWanted
I lJiM Fi\MiuES'ASic THE VETERANS June 7

,AAWNJSTAAT EVER DAY... Cj 1900 -Thursday All Saints', Choir Re- Aggressive maleof Net Badges
female Navy personnel in ,
hearsal.ST..
Q-If I add the total disability 1 prime physical and mental
submitting: new evidence in
LUKE'S' CHAPEL Merit AwardsNumerous
income provision to my National i condition. Interesting work.
support of'your claim for com- (Naval Hospital, Protestant)
Service Life Insurance, how much Must be willing to accentuatethe
pensation. 0930 School and badges and merit
will I be paid if I become totally Sunday positive, eliminate the negative
disabled? Q-I intend to apply for a GI Nursery. and get used to being Mr. awards were presented to mem-'
bers of Girl Scout
0930 Divine WorshipChaplain Troop 35 last
A-You will receive $5 a business loan. There is no real in-Between.
William A. Swets. Monday during its Court of
I' estate involved. Would I be eligi- Previous job holders have
month for each $1,000 of GI insurance 1930 Instruction Awards at the Girl Scout House
in force. The paymentswill ble for a 25-year loan? Tuesday, suffered (a) peptic ulcers, (b)
here aboard
I Class for the Naval Air
personnel o( Presbyterian -
begin after you have been I A-No. Under the law, non- Reformed nervous breakdown, (c) mel- Station.
or backgrourd: ,
ancholia, and (e) fits of de
totally disabled for six months.
real estate loans be made .
may Hospital Chapel. The Girl Scout Pin and World
Unlimited
Q-Is there any limit on the for a maximum repayment period pression. opportunities Pin were awarded to: Pam Wads-

amount of money I can borrow, of 10 years. Within that Grandma, looking at grand- to improve knowledge.Will worth, Sandra Regan, Debbie

using my GI home loan benefit? maximum, the repayment period daughter's new balhing suit: "If I furnish quarters, and Marcus and Sunny Taylor, newest
three meals additionto
A There is no limit to the will have to be worked could have dressed like that whenI a day, in troop member

amount of the loan, under the out between you and the lender was your age, 3rou'd be six years regular salary. Thirty days
paid Vacation each Fifty- Receiving the Second Class
law. The lender, however, hasa ,.older today, child." year.
five hour work week, Ideal Rank were: Eloise Chambers,

right to impose a limit on the : """:+' ': '.''''.',-.< cdnditions of Mary Lewis and Mary Jane
: working out high
:.: !!g .. ;.%. ,. :fim1. "
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amount he is willing to lend .ir-:,., .:. :,, :: ; ;
: : Kecneth. The Swimmers
;% rent district convenient to Badge
you. The legal limit is on the went to Nunna Allen Linda Dex-
work. ,
amount of VA's guarantee :
) The Jax Air News needs ter, Jill Stahl, Martha Estes and
which is 60 per cent of the loan, ::- help. Mary Lewis.
I -r .
up to a maximum guarantee of -
$7,500. Contact the editor, room 238, On hand to be presented the

I JTMw Main administration building, Garden Flower Badge were:
I take farm < A "" ": ?'
Q-Could training "
or phone extension 8346. Martha Estes, Sandra Fly, Barbara

under the Korea GI Bill on a part- \ : Geoffrion, Carol Heise, Linda

time basis Irvin, Mary Jane Keeneth and

A-No. Under the law, GI Navy Creates Mary Lewis.

farm training must occupy your The Rock and Mineral Badge

full time. School went to Nunna Allen, Pam Bag-
High
Q-I allowed my WWII GI permanent well, Eloise Chambers, Linda

insurance policy to lapse Dexter, Barbara De Long, Kitty

two months ago. I plan to pay all News ServiceThe Martin, Jill Stahl and Pat Snider

my back premiums and reinstateit. with the Cook Badge going to:

Will I have to pay interest on problems faced by high Sandra Fly, Linda Dexter, Barbara -
school students confronted
the premiums with DeLong, Mary Jane
at least some ,
period of
A-If you reinstate your per- military Keeneth, Pam Bagwell, Mary
manent policy within three service at a time when they also Lewis, Linda Irvin, Eloise Cham-

months after the date It"lapsed must make vital decisions about bers, Carol Heise and Pat Snider.

no Interest will be charged. If preparation for the future is being The following girls received the

you wait longer, you will be required I considered.by the Navy.To Clothing Badge: Nuna Allen,

.to pay Interest on back .wa..o wc. ',. J..ouw'/ .:..w. i araa aA.i. assist these students in resolving Barbara Geoffrion, Nancy

premiums. "MANICURE WHILE YOU the problem, as well as Keeneth, Kitty Martin and

Q-I understand I am allowedone WAIT?" In relaxed comfort, aiding parents and faculty advisors Debbie Marcus.Individually .

year to appeal my claim for Beauty ShopR.ecipieiit Mrs. D. W. Neidergord is liven in their counseling, the earned badges

disability compensation which VA an Exchange expert Beauty manicure Shop by operator Navy Navy has undertaken a pilot were awarded to Nancy Keeneth

disallowed. Are there any cir- OfFaceLifting Midge Atkins while waiting: for program of furnishing informa- for "Dabbler", Linda Dexter for

cumstances under which the one- her hair to dry. The lightweight tion on a request basis. "Bird", Sandra Fly for "Animal

year limit could be extended table is attached easily to the Present plans are to mail a Raiser" and Linda Irvin for

A-No. The law allows only new drier chairs.with The an chairs easily clip sheet to high school news Reader", "Dabbler", and "Needle-

one year to appeal VA deci "Bcautifull"! operate leg rest, adding to mi paper editors and a magazine to craft".

sions. However, you may reopen "The colors are charming, in lady's comfort. school librarians in those schools
your case thereafter by such perfect taste!" glass. which elect to participate the information program. The clip
sheet and magazines would go
"It's hard to believe it's the Even the attractive
fluorescent thriving business, is operated by out on a monthly basis, and would
9 To Be Graduated
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same place lighting fixtures have been Mrs. Athen Atchley It is open provide legitimate and' necessary

From AOO SchoolFour With enthusiasm and congratu- engineered to provide, if not a Monday through Friday from information which should be of

lations to the Navy Exchange, rosy glow, at least the alluring 0730 to 1600, but service be I value to the student bodies-
lieutenant commandersand wives of Naval personnel have light augmenting the rituals of extended when may in
requested The elective of the Navy
five lieutenants will be grad- greeted the opening of the completely modern-day beauty operations. appointment on an : all
basis from 1600 to conducting the for
uated tomorrow from Aviation remodeled Beauty Venetian blinds program
Shop shade the cot 1800, and
on Saturdays from 0900 the Armed Services and other
Ordnance Officers School at located in Building 25. tage-type windows. Soft gray aim to 1200. All
': types of beauty workare federal organizations which may
NATTCenter. There is no doubt that the shop conditioning units keep the shop ,
performed, even (though nol wish to participate, is one of public
They include Lcdr. Joseph has been "citified" so as to risk delightfully cool. Furnishings designed often) bodily I is definitely

Kreller, Lcdr. Arland Boettcher, comparison with any beauty shop for beauty, efficiency and Two operators massage. service. The program

Lcd. Robert Walker, Jr., Lcdr. anywhere. Its soft interior decorof milady's comfort, whether she be and Neida Midge Atkins I not a recruiting measure
Johnson the
; Howard Hammonds', Lt.. John dusty rose, blue and gray is there for "the works" or a mere in the shop's four ,are kept busy and has the approval of both the
and
Anderson, Lt. Ashton DeLoach, enhanced by an atmosphere of shampoo and set, are sure to and luxurious comb-out shampoo booths room' I Secretary of the Navy .

Lt. Arthur Gripton, Lt. John restful spaciousness achieved by make a visit here a "treat insteadof Equipment also National Education Association.This
includes asa
I O'Neil, Jr., and Lt. Arthur skilled use of broad mirrors, art a treatment." driers four program is instituted
and magazine racks filled I' division of the Fleet Home
Schneider. ful louvred and
partitions opaque The shop, which carries on a with current
reading material: Town News Center.






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CVG-I, Fasron Six, VP-16, VW-4, Fasron I )

109, VA-45 Report i 4



Scouting Squndrons j


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CVG-l
Billy Churchwell, AK2, reen-
Stell has been detached
Lt. Joe D. -
isted for a period of sift, years
from CVG-1 staff after 22
May 29. This is his third enlist-
tk
months of duty. He will report to

:T J :r \ the Professor of Naval Science at ment. S S .

of California
4s + the University VP-16 -
where he will receive two yearsof '
under the 1101- Patrol Squadron 16's Opera-
college training
1
i tional-Readiness inspection, con,
7Ii4 loway plan. Lt. Stell served as the
ducted by Capt. Bowen F. Me-
air group's LSO during its 1955
Leod, Commander Fleet Air Wing
deployment to the Western Pa-
11, was held last week. Duringthe
cific area.
three day inspection period,
i ia Charles C.' Kennington YN3, VP-16 was drilled in all aspectsof
CVG-l staff from
has reported to its operational capabilities with

( NAS San Juan, P. R. He hails much stress placed on unusual

.. from Winter Garden Fla., and situations.The .

_. _:,... x:,.. \ .. << _: :,.......; currently makes his home at Nep- concensus is that the exercises -

NEWEST GRAY LADIES-Ten new.. welfare workers joined the ranks of the Gray Ladles In tune Beach. S were beneficial and all
graduation ceremonies last.Wednesday at the Naval Hospital. Diplomas were presented to the wo- hands were gratified to learn of
men by Capt. William S. Harris, commanding: officer.of NAS Jaz, with Capt. Benjamin AM, commanding Fasron the awarding grade of "Excel
officer of the Hospital and Chaplain William Swets also officiating Gray Ladies front Two men checked into the Pro- lent.."
to right) are Mrs. William Small. Mrs. Bobert Mennella, Mrs. Baron Blackwater, Mrs. Harrison duction Control Division, and
Southworth and Mrs. Louis Tone,. Back row: Mrs. Frank Shacklett, Mrs. William.Henry. Mrs. Patrol Squadron 16 said fare-
William Harris Mrs. Mllam Nemsak and Mrs. Gelzer Sims. were assigned to the line. Theyare
well to, -two pilots last week.
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uu T. S. Edwards AN, and O. C
Ltjg( Charles White and Ltjg)
I Harrell, AN. Also checking into Dennis Saugstad left the service.
Quick Okay Seen Of New i the squadron last week were Rodney -
Navy Flies fax I Powers ALC; Carl Peake, sign However Walter, at Zaborniak the same time reported, En-

ADI; Robert Groucher, AN; and<
from the
Tot To Clinic training command.The .

For SurgeryThe Version Of Medicare BillA e Denver Three Conway men have, AA.just returned Ltjg's( )squadron William Scklacks has, four, Rob-new

I from schools. Harry Marcus, ADL, ert Allen, John Goodman and

Navy stretched out the compromise Dependent Medicare :bill seems slated for quick came from a month's course of in- George Smith. Lcdr. William P.

hand of mercy again this week, passage as House and Senate agreed;: to the new version of the much- struction in J-71 engines at Bu- Rikely, a Royal Canadian Navy

when a heavy aircraft out of discussed benefit provision. Acr, Indianapolis, Ind.; Ernie pilot on exchange duty, is one of

NAS Jacksonville flew a tiny As it stands now, a serviceman Hartman, MN3, from a 13 weeks VP-16's new Patrol Plane Commanders
girl to Cleveland, Ohio, where'she for in Defense fa-
whose dependents use civilian facilities provides care course at the Naval School of: .
was to undergo heart sur- cilities for Title III Reservists and "
.
will pay either $25 or the Mine Warfare, Class "C' York- S S

gery.Marilyn daily subsistence rate in Defense their dependents if they have &\ town, Va.; and Alvin Wyatt SN, VW-4

Miner 15-months- facilities whichever is higher. least eight year's active service from the two week short course One new officer and five enlisted
old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. en from the compromise bill. school at Bainbridge Md. All
YN
,
The bill further provides that I' men have reported, to the
Harold Miner, 9853 Eve Drive, Also allowed ina three liked the of
care received under an insurance are 'operations change scenery squadron. A hearty welcome is
N., who had been' a patient' at plan at civilian facilities, for doctor's office, and for such but stated that they were all glad I extended to Ensign Delbert Bout- '

St. Vincent's Hospital, took her wives and children, will include things as X-rays and lab tests to be back with the Squadron. well Jr.; Richard White, ADAN; _
first plane trip .early Monday
her such minimums as semiprivateroom outside a hospital. Ltjg) Ronald D. Gordon reported Roy Granlund, AC3; Frederick
morning. Accompanied by
parents, Comdr. R. J, for one year; complete ma- . aboard for two weeks, Burton, AA; James Mick, AA,
young I
,ternity care; medical and surgicalcare TAD, while awaiting further assignment and David Brickley, ACAN.
Martin, assistant medical officer WEATHER OUTLOOK
of the NAS Dispensaryand incident to hospitalization; Ltjg( ) Gordon was re- Arthur Richardson, ADC, had a
Elsie diagnostic reports, tests, X-rays Friday Partly cloudy. cently released from the Naval big struggle when he tackled witha
Lt. Bryant, Navy
and doctor's care before and after Saturday Warm, scattered Hospital where he recovered from huge two and one-half foot
Nurse Corps, the tiny girl's
hospitalization for an operationor showers late afternoon. a broken back, suffered from a alligator in his front yard Sunday
destination was the Crile Clinic
in- bodily injury. Previously the .Sunday Warmer, partly cloudy crash 'of a FJ-3 Fury at Cecil evening. The chief was victoriousand
where she was to undergo
Senate had made these maximums Field. raising alligator bags are
tracardiac
surgery.
now in the planning.
The Navy was called on to .
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help when commercial lines EXCLUDED IS outpatient care "7v'1' .
at civilian facilities. The care at Fasron 109
unable to administer
were con-
such facilities may not exceed the Fasron 109's rolf team won its
to
stantly required oxygen maximum care at service facili- <:; match against FAW-11 with the
the little alive.
keep girl Only
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skipper and exec digging theil-
ties.
ij ijI
trained in aviation
persons ic ii. share of divots. _
medicine could supply'this vital Parents and in-laws can receivecare
requirement. at Defense facilities if they 1 IWs The welcome mat was recently

.. unrolled for seven new men. Welcome ]-
Marilyn carried with her the are dependent for more than half : aboard AA's Robert
were ,
their support on the servicemanand -
hopes and loving thoughts Of living in his household. Wood Jefferson ,alton, William
both special nurses and thoseon Dalton Fred Lawrence Jr., Ran-
the ward at St. Vincent's RETIRED PERSONNEL and dependents -
dolph Dunford, Malcolm Keffer,
where she was a great f favorite.. of retired and deceased k v'f BM3, and Wayne Steadman, AL3.

Pilots for the mercy flight personnel are eligible for care at Fasron 109 wishes to extend

were Lt. Ben Crytser and G. Defense facilities. Retired war- { best 'wishes to John DiNicola,

C. Pritlc, AOCAP). rants and officers will pay the Y 1 V"q 1/F 4 YN3, and his new bride whom he
subsistence rate for such care, but Y
married while on a recent trip to
retired enlisted including
men,
Mobile, Ala.
Fleet Reservists and Fleet Marine : *

Free Drawing Reservists, will not pay anything. VA45One
Special consideration for those
new pilot and two enlistedmen
with 30 years' service was strick-
Classes ByArtist's recently joined the VA-45
"'Blackbirds." Ltjg( ) William
FAu ,,..._
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USO Club Closed Until Stienwedell reported aboard from
GuildServicemen COMMENDED FOR BRAVERY-Eugene Houck, ADZ, of At-
lllh For RedecoratingThe tack Squadron 172 and a member of the Jax Shore Patrol Is the training command; Philip
commended by Capt. William S. Harris (left), commanding ofneerof Tessendcn, AEAN, from NATTC
and civilians arc USO Club, located at 37 NAS Jax, for bravery In performance of duty. On May 1, Jacksonville, and Harry Conklin,

invited to participate in free West Monroe St., will be closed Houck apprehending for the Jacksonville Terminal Company AA from NAS Quonset Point.
with the of a person who had stolen a U. S.
classes, in figure drawing and from May 30 to June 8 for redecorating mall pouch. The n,bravery demonstrated during this apprehending The "Blackbirds" re-enlistment

painting to be sponsored by the it has been announced. earned Houck his commendation. program, which recently broke

Jacksonville Artists Guild. the ComFairJax record, claimed

-The Artist's Guild is organizing I New Ordinance, For Drunken Drivers II four William more Wilburn men this AN week; William when

classes to be held the first second
I I lockctt, AM3 and Earl Bonncr,

and fourth Thursday evening of A new ordinance concerning nor more than 30 days, or by fine nicipal judge. SD3, all signed for six more

each month at the Riverside Lions Increased authorization pertinentto of not less' than $100 or more than For the third offense and sub- years. Bliss Petrie, AMC, reenlisted .

Clubhouse, 1240 S. McDuff Avenue punishment for military per- $150, or by both such fine and im sequent offenses, by imprisonment for another four 'bringing
sonnel convicted of drunken driv- prisonment, at the discretion of in the City Prison Farm for his total to 28 years. The squadron
will be
The first meeting
ing, has been passed by the Cityof the municipal judge. not less than 60 days nor more extends its congratulations to

held tonight at 1830, preceded bya Jacksonville, it has been re- "For the second offense, by im- than 90 days, at the discretion of each member.

covered dish supper. Reservations vealed. prisonment in the City Prison the municipal judge.In In observance of Armed Forces

for: the supper may be had The new ordinance reads as I Farm for not less than 20 days, .addition to the punishment Day, VA-45 dispatched four AD-6

by calling EV 9-0766. follows. "Any person convicted ofa nor more than 60 days, or by imprisonment awarded by a civil court for "Skyraiders" to the following air.
violation of this ordinance shall I drunken driving, personnel so fields for display: Air Force
Students will provide their own or by fine of not less
be punished as follows: I convicted may also lose their Bases at Bartow, Fla., and Camp.
drawing material. Instructionswill "For the first offence, by imprisonment than $150 nor more than $250, or driving privilege on board the bell, Ky., and Municipal airportsat

be given to both beginners in the City Prison by both such fine and Imprisonment Naval Air Station, it was empha- Gainesville and Tallahassee,

- and advanced'artists.. Farm for ,not Jess than 10 days at the discretion of the mu- sized. "It.r .



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I il i I Refueler Pool Men Perform Hazardous Task Itf >J


'" Just beyond the Operations Building, adjacent to the NAS Jax

I runway, about 45 Navy men TAD from various fleet! units are per. j

I forming a hazardous job that If not done perfectly, could resultin j
not only loss of their own lives but those of others.

Every day, without notice or I : ) +. Chalk up another big marker
squadrons based here transient kf I for the Station
much recognition, these men accept ; ; + : N I Crackerjax. The
such risks as they go about aircraft; operations aircraft; and < cheers for the Wave softball team

their duties with "V-1 Division," also laval Air Technical Training echoed around Jacksonville and

otherwise known as the Public Center requirements.Since surrounding military installations
I
i ? not alone for the style of ball
Works Aircraft Refueler Pool.i last October, when the + ae
r played by the'! girls-in-blue. The
i Strangely, the Pool is operated average monthly output was 1.5 SA lr
million gallons the Refueler Pool cheers are even louder for the
as a part of Transportation underLt. .
I R. W. Shaw, transportation of. has found itself in a rapidly ex. brand of. sportsmanship and
friendly spirit shown by the
ficer. Yet on second thought, perhaps panding business with a record -
I it is not so strange, involving 3-5 million gallons pumped in the Crackerjax wherever the team

I as it does a continual program of last 30 days.. And requirementsare travels. ,
How about a little more spiritin
intense training of the men who still going on. .
welcoming new shipmates
I drive 28 tank trucks whose ca- The reason for the increasedfuel
aboard The barracks will serve
: pacity is 5,000 gallons each of requirements, according to as home for servicewomen reporting -
''highly volatile aviation gasoline. Clifford L. Lentz, Chief Builder, aboard for anywhere".

THE FUEL HANDLED is of and incidentally the only NAS- from two months, to three years.

I three types: JP3 (for jets); 91-96 attached man directly connected What's the ol' saying? "A home is
octane for Beechcrafts) and 115- with the Pool is that REFUELING TECHNIQUE-Eugene Aydfotte, AB1, (left)
( ; more squadrons TAD lAm FaetuLant, is instructed in duties with the alrcralirdueler as friendly as the people who live
145 (for P5Ms, P2V Neptune are now based here and all pool by Chief Builder Clifford Lentz. Lents trains an in it." A handshake and a friendly
bombers and some jets). It is are doing much more flying. average of 20 men every month in perfection techniques before smile doesn't cost a cent but
used for servicing all aircraft they are permitted to drive the 5,000-gallon"capacity fuel trucks.
worth much. Let's show
EXCEPT FOR CIIIEF Lentz the are so
Here he is pointing out the connection of the hydraulic safety
men are all loaned to the Pool by hrakft hose on the truck .trailer., our Navy spirit. _
i Name Winners Of the fleet, for a usual period of *

three months. Coming in "green", Just out of "boot." Still wary

they must be trained to an ac- a;. + of the Navy way ,of life and suddenly -

I BatonTwirlingi curacy and perfection permittingnot finding yourself'faced. with

even the slightest error before responsibility, that's the fate of

i HereMartial they are trusted to drive the many of the Seaman Apprentices
trucks and refuel- the aircraft. reporting to Jax for duty. Takingon

music blared, batons The short working period, cut the new and sometimes

twirled and pert young lassies further by time in training, meansa "dreadful" role of barracks mas-
marched before spectators and turnover which last month tph ter-at-arms is the destiny of these

I proud parents in'King Hall Jast amounted to 25 men. girls.
'Saturday as the Naval Air Sta The MAA is faced with problems
tion's baton twirling championswere "No connection of hose, nozzle of all types. From waking

named. and fuel tank can be too tight," M girls at the precise time, to,stay

Winners in the 5-8-year-old Chief Lentz asserts. "No spillageor ing awake all night in a barracks
leakage be "
class were Madeline Cantin and can permitted. where all other occupants are
Suppose, he said, a plane was be- '
Janine Berry, while Donna O'Neil sleeping, to finding yourself con-
and Judith Mary Jones took hon ing refueled with 115-145 gas- TTAr : .J fronted with the task of askingall
the most volatile of all volatile
so
ors in the 8-15-year-old class. hands to quiet down. Thethreemonth
in fact it is said
not to be
Parading in neat uniforms and d. tour of a MAA is
safe to eat onions within its
;
L. ;
twirling their batons, the girls not an easy one. It takes a com- .
smell t ... ., _
Suppose a plane turning up j.'" I
were judged by Judy Fish, of bination personality of courtesy,"
nearby set off a heat blast of 1800 CAREFUL PREPARATIONS-Fully aware that.no connectionof
Robert E. Lee High School, one degrees at the tail pipe. hose to fuel tank can be too tight, William Kutenlts, AD3, (left), friendliness, and firmness to. keepa
of the outstanding batontwirlersin carefully prepares to fit the pressure refueler nozzle to the tankof neat and orderly barracks.
the state; Mrs. J. A. Swan and "The least leak in the connec- an F9F-6 Cougar jet, while Robert Green, ADAM stands ready The job definitely' requires a
Mr. Alvin B. Hoagland. Sergeant- tion of the fuel hose would be for any emergency with twin tanks of carbon dioxide. Both mea leader with only the best quali-
are TAD from VC-62. Holding the hose at right is Lawrence Bay-
at-arms assisting them was St. enough to cause an explosion that lor, ADZ, TAD from VA-175. Five gallons of the explosive 115-145 fications, so hats off to our present
Michael Lentz. could damage 10 planes, kill 15 fuel equals 517 pounds of TNT. The men never handle less than master-at-arms.

THE LASSIES took part in the men and as for the fuel truck- 3,000 rallons.Offer *,

event which included all hands, nobody would know where that This Week's Shorts ,Departed

specialty number, the SyncopatedClock got tol" Inducements To Reserve from Barracks 723 and the Navy

while a combined Jax To keep the Pool up to this for a try at civilian life as house-

Navy band under the direction of high mark, 20 men are trained on wives are- Sonny King and Pat .

Harry C. Brewer, MUC., played an average every month. They Officers To Remain On DutyA Meehan.
tune after tune. must have a thorough knowledge A hearty "welcome aboard" is

The Tiny'Tars drill team of of all equipment used, and follow expressed to the following-reporting -
Cub Scout Pack 131, under James I' specific orders for each operation. bid to retain Reserve officers on active duty up to 50 per cent to Mainside for duty. Janie

McGee, A01, and Sgt. Bill Cox, Their objectives are to deliver of officer requirements is being 'made by the Navy via two letters Fisher, AN; Carolyn Zuccone,

'both of Ordnanceman School, also correct fuel in a clean, uncontaminated addressed to USNRs now serving obligated time- and those serving AKAN; Dolores Faughn, AKAN;

put in a drill. The Den's Color state to the aircraft, safe- beyond their obligated time. Betty Hall, DN; Elizabeth With-

Guard of Bill Soudars, SteveW ly and efficiently, and to correctly Sent out by Chief of Naval Per- loway Jr., the letters refer to a erspoon, TESN; and Joan Adams,

st, Buddy DeLong, and Ken handle all equipment. sonnel Vice Adm. James L. Hoi- brightened outlook for Reserve TESN.
neth Heise opened the show. Jackie Barros,. SN, the. NAS
-_. ... .. officers who wish to continue on
GIRLS TAKING part included : active duty, and to opportunitiesfor Wave who holds th'e undisputed

Linda Sue McQueen, Carolyn junior Reserve officers to claim of being the only Wave to

Wilkowski, Valerie Wadsworth, transfer to the Regular.Navy. take and pass the Fireman exam

Patricia Lane, Judy Coker, Patty .u BASED ON A policy statement has departed from Jacksonvilleto
,.,. .,, attend Hospital School at US-
Harris, Linda Johnson, Claudette, t ':' .:' :. made by the President that only
Denise and Madeline Cantin, Bonnie ::. ::,' 50 percent of the armed forces NTC Bainbridge, Mdi:
Rock, Deanne Logan, Donna h't' officer strength be career Regu- A Station or- barracks regula-
O'Neil Bernadette tion bothering you? Want to get
Moranr Susan
k lars, the letters point up the' fact
Rocker, Judy and Karen Pigg, Ju- that this would mean a 30,000 Re- the straight scoop on a Navy instruction
dith of BuPers Article i
and Rebecca Jones, Sandra officer
serve requirement in the
.Gooch cleared ? If have a ques
Sharon Groves, Adele up you
near future. At present the Navy
Diemert tion about the military life in the
Sharon Smith, Mary Lee has
29,042 Reserve officers
on active -
Knox, Janine Berry, Alice Lentz, of Navy or around the Station, let
duty, a total of 73,304 of.
and Becky Jones. ficers. this column know your problemand

Cub Scouts on the drill team ss tL AS INDUCEMENTS to the Re- we guarantee every stone

were David Maze, Billy Newton, 4z a servists, two severance pay plansare will be turned to find the cor-

Richard Bingham, Paul Bruening, as : outlined as possibilities. (1) rect answer. Send all questionsto
Steve Davis, Ronald Lord, Brian p a@ x HR 6725 provides a half-month's "Wave Ways," Jax Air News,

Martin, Mac Carpenter, John base Administration Building 1.
pay at time of release times
Hoagland, Dan Horne, Buddy the years of active commissioned .

Starkgraf, Lee Brooks, Tony r S ?d + service to Reserves having more Bill Raises Pension For
Grayson, Lee Wright, James Mc than five
commissioned
years ser-
Gee, John Lepley, Ray Sheffield, vice in cases of involuntary separation Yellow Fever Workers

Jack McCurdy, and Richard Dick- k't due to strength cutbacks, A bill to raise: the pension of

con. or failing promotion prior to re the men who worked with Major
The: scouts received
a trophy tirement. ((2)), The Reserve office Walter Reed in the discovery of
for their in the hour
part and
-a-
severance pay plan drawn up by yellow fever, which was passed

half program. .,--_..- _. --...... .-. .., :! J 11II the Navy and now being studiedby by the House Armed Services
The girls were instructed in PERT TWIRLERS-This quartet of baton tossers took prizes a Defense Department ad hoc Committee recently, will affect
classes conducted by Mrs. June In the Naval Air Station's baton-twirling contest last Saturday in committee. just one man James Lanard
Lentz, with one-third of the proceeds King Hall at NATTCenter. Front row left, is Madeline Cantin, Officers now serving beyond Hanberry.
from the instruction fee be- who won first prize In the 5-8 year-old group and Janine Berry,
second prize winner. Rear, left, Is Donna O'Neil, first prize winner their obligated time would auto The bill will raise his monthly
to the Wiv Club
ing given Navy s in the 9-15 year-old group and Judith Mary Jones, second prize matically be continued on active pension from $200 to $215 a
Sponsor of the class. winner. duty unless they ask release. month.




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31. May 1956 JAX AIR NEWS. Page Five
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'Automation Is Definitely Here; Get With It' tLie 4 4'j 4C C

.
"Automation is definitely i
here. You either get with it sultant revealed a plan now under which would be served more accurately required inventory status infor-

,,f-:or get left behind." study at ASO to set up a data and more promptly thanis mation would be permanently

. Such was the word passed last transceiver network to tie in all now possible. A second electronics I
Friday at the Mainside Theatreto primary naval air stations with machine for processingdata II I

> some 70 civilian employeesfrom the large scale 'data processing in one operation is also un- Commenting that some people 4
the Supply, Overhaul and machines at the Philadelphia of- der study at ASO, he. said. called such machines "the brain," 4
Repair and Public Works Departments fice. When installed, he said, com IN ADDITION TO the above Owen pointed out that this was a (Prepared by NATTC Librarian
of the Naval Air Station plete inventories could be transmitted plans for automation, the Navy is misnomer. "The machines'can for all Navy libraries in the area.) \

.by William Owen industrial consultant telephonically, eliminating testing a random access machineat provide the right answers only Antarctic Challenge: Just lookat I
with the Aviation Supply the'10 days now required for pre- Norfolk. Using magnetic disks when the right information is fed the jacket for a sense of cool ;

I Office in Philadelphia. paring and mailing such reports. like phonograph records, this ma. to them., Give them the wrong vistas! Ice floes as far as the eye,

REPRESENTING a large busi- Fourteen naval air stations chine can store 5 million informa- dope, and the mistake will be car- can imagine. Admiral Lord,

ness. machine. company, the con- would come under the network, tion, items at one time. Thus all ried on and on ad inflnitum. Mountevans is the only living -
survivor of the expedition which i

'Month Of cost Scott his life. In this book he i
MayRemembered '
Scouts Treat reviews the history and reminis- I
*' / censes of Antarctic exploration. .

: Parents To Eleven nations 'are now exploringthat
continent; the information J

1 Chief Here ,' covers activity through 1956. .. "
By + '
Family Night Through The Mathescope: This ,

.* May is the month of the year : 'o.j* may not help you to forget the ,I
that brings black memories to 4Ni: .r Forty-two parents and friendsof weather, but we are convinced i

'Lloyd Rhine, AGC; attached to i*. ] Boy Scout Troop 131 met last that the stimulating introduction I
aerology division of NAS Jax Op Wednesday night at the Naval to various branches of mathematics -

erations.It : M Air Station Scout Hall for the is a book to interest all our 1
'
was in May 1942, while on : scheduled monthly family night. personnel -

i duty on Corregidor in the Phil- History Of The English Speak-
I ippintfj ,that the Japanese invaded k xr Three new scouts were presented ing Peoples: Volume one of

> and took over the island, and \, Tenderfoot Badges: Tommy Churchill's history has at last arrived

along 'with it the hundreds of 1 Dorsey, David Williams and for the many who have ask

''American troops, as prisoners of 1 F ) Danny Wahden. A First Class ed for it. The Birth of Britain begins "
,
with the invasions of the Romans
Award was made to Robert Fors-
war.That M "h etc., and carries the his-
was the beginning for
ter. Den Chief Cords were givento
Rhine and his mates of many tory through the War of the
Paul Hansen, Jim Wallace and
Roses. You know the author'sscintillating
months of manual labor with a
gun in the back, picking away at ', ,' Robin Lewis. style and so you
chunks of coal underground .under j" During the evening the scout know this won't be text book
the filthiest of conditions, and / ; 10 committeemen assembled, with R. reading but will have the fac
:. :.. { .
material
tual .
other hardships. Rhine moved to K. Samuelson! presiding, to demonstrate -
$8,500 SIIirOVER-Checks totaling 8597.31, not including
to the parents and other
Corregidor when his outfit was Civil War On Western Waters
taxes, are flashed by 'five reenllstees at NATTCenter. The sum :
bombed out at Cavite in 1941. includes reenlistment bonus accrued leave and mustering. pay. visitors how a committee meet- For those who prefer ,history ofa
:
Largest check is held by Edson Grant ADI (front, left) of Naval ing is conducted. Capt. James J. more recent vintage, the story
JAPANESE took
WHEN THE Air Weapons System School, who received $2,040, Right front is McKinstry reported on the statusof of the struggle for control of the
over Corregidor, Rhine and the Laverne Serverson, A01, AO School. Rear are (left to right) the treasury. Plans were made I
other POWs were sent to a mainland James DIas; ADC, Operations David Patton, A02, AO School; Mississippi and its tributaries is
camp in central Luzon and I and Cliff Mowbray, AEC, AE !School.: for the week-long camping trip I ideal. Mason's recent historical
in June to the Great Smoky
I' later transferred to the Island of. the quiet dignified reply. Mountains in North Carolina. novel, Blue Hurricane, covers
of the material. Warhorse I
some same -
Palawan in the Philippines
group. Disgust written on his face, the
I Sub-committee reports : As long as we are travel-
were
He remained there until May bartender glared at the third. I
1944,.working on a landing strip made concerning the ball game ing west, a short, fast-paced novelof
for a Japanese refueling stationfor "Just a glass of water for me, between the scouts and the the old west should be noted

planes. While there he pickedup was the- request, "I'm driving." Waves on Tuesday night,'June 12, for your enjoyment.Road .

a poison from a tropical vine SALTY HUMOR FROM S at the Hospital Field. To Glory 0 : California in

which attacked his legs, making HERE AND THERE Once upon a time, a sweet the last days of Father Serra is a

him immobile. He was transferred young girl went for a walk in the romantic novel of Mexican intrigue t
to Manila to a POW hospital A sailor ordered a steak, rare. woods. Coming to a beautiful Pilots Engage 'Enemy' and the lasting effect an
where he was kept' for a It came out rare, very rare. The encounter with the beloved Father -
lake she decided she would While On Ground '
month while his legs healed. whitchat demanded it be taken go Serra has upon an ambitious

RHINE WAS THEN herded back and cooked. 'for a swim. She laid her clothes Fighter pilots will soon lean young man.Strictly .

with his mates aboard a Japa "l's already cooked," snappedthe carefully on the ground and tooka to engage the enemy by radar From Brooklyn: Is another -
dip. As she emerged she saw a
waiter.
without having to'take their air-
bound for novel with
nese convoy ship Kyushu I new an appeal
Japan. United States Navy "Cooked, nuts," retorted the great big Army Lieutenant coming craft off the runway to practice. which is strictly modern. As a
I down the path. Not.having ,
submarines attacked the convoyand sailor. "I've seen cows hurt worse Engineers at Goodyear Aircraft relief from the gangs, too often.
time to dress she hid behind the
I ,
sank two ships, but did not than that and they got well I Corp., under a contract with the represented as "Story," we havein
first tree. The officer and
I stopped
touch the one he was aboard. Aft, shouted: Navy Special Devices Center, this book a genial warmhearted .
er landing ,at Moji, the POWs .Intuition is that gift which enables have developed a radar simulatorthat view of family life in
were ,taken by train in cattle a chief petty officer to arrive "Camouflage& Company No. I, teaches the flight-trainer Brooklyn today.

cars to another camp in northern I instantly at an infallible and irrevocable dismissed." pilot to use all-weather radar Cross of Iron: Another modern

Japan where they were freed to decision, without the All the trees marched off. equipment. story which has been a best seller -

work in a coal' mine. aid of reason, judgement 'or dis '.' .. .. .......:..............' in Germany. Action centers
On Sept. 5, 1945, he was released cussion. around a platoon caught behind
.
and flown to Guam and ; .' Russian lines.VF103.
later boarded a U. S. Hospital Two small boys were sitting on
ship for the states.Determining the curb. One turned to the other '
and said: "I'm five. How old are Pilot.
weather conditions "
you?
for the safety of pilots is
"I don't know. I I'm five,
guess
'
far 1 Gets
more pleasant for Rhine who 76,000thCS
too. is
has been at NAS Jax in his cur- a '
dream of wimmin?
"Do
rent billet since April 16, 1955.A you" Landing
"Nope.
native of 'Lodgepole, Neb., he 'Then you're only four:" : _
enlisted in the Navy in April 1940,
with a view of making it a career. (i', ;:; Ltjg) George Van De Weghe,
A young girl was taking a swimin 'f of Fighter Squadron 103, based
a secluded lake. Suddenly she aboard the aircraft carrier, USS

spotted a young boy tying knotsin Coral Sea, made the 76,000th arrested -
her clothes. Swimming to the landing aboard the carrieron

FRW TN6 Fl A/ bank, she grabbed>an old tub as April 3.
e kkYOJAA4N S'Raoar R; a shield an "advanced angrily on At the time he was piloting an
the yourtgster. F9F-8 "Cougar." --

"Young man," she snapped. "Do Ltjg( ) Van De Weghe and his ... .
you know what I'm thinking?" plane captains, Douglas A. Riach,

Yup," said the boy. "You think AA, and John Samanica, AN,
there's a bottom in that tub." were honored at a cake cutting '

S ",-,--, ...-- ceremony on the flight deck of

Three "Boots" entered a road- CITED" FOR EFFORT-For a consistent and hlrh.degree of the Coral Sea. '
o around quality in his leadership, foresight initiative and judgment while Fighter Squadron 130, com-
4YCo2LmctYlio32HA side bar and, looking attached to the Flag Administrative Unit of ComFalrJax from manded by Comdr. R. S. Adams,
cautiously, made their way to the May 1953 to May 1956 John McCrane, AOC, (left) is extended
i bartender."I'll congratulations by Comdr.-Donald, Hardy, Com Fair maintenance is currently aboard the USS Coral
have a coke," said the first. and material officer. McCrane holds a citation signed by Rear Sea irf preparation for deploy
Adm. Delbert S. Cornwell, Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville. ment to the Mediterranean laterin
J RIscJ The bartender looked at the man Beaming their approval are Comdr. Edward Gallagher '(second the The squadron I is
summer.
V "1'11 take an orangeade," was will retire on 20 rears' service in July home based at NAS Cecil Field.



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With Station Bowlers :. Maze Holds LeadIn



I ]Down The Alley ..rY wrnvwasMI Ladies' Spring .


.. ,
Cup Tourney
) The VA-172 Bluebolts neared

the National.division title this Greenwood, 192; Dausch, 187. Wo- Nadine Maze was only 18 holes

j week in the Mainside League as men Greenwood, 155, 147; ''away from, the Station Women's
Fasron 6 was eliminated from Sauers, 133; Aston, 132. Spring Cup championship this

championship consideration in an High team game-GreenwOOd's week after blasting her way to an
upset by Communications. 328. High team Greenwood's overwhelming 22 stroke lead

\ With the Service Squadron 976. through the first 27 holes of play. .
l team out of the way, the Blue- S S S t' Mrs. 'Maze carded rounds of .

bolts now have only VC-62, cur- The NATTCenter Wo.men's 89, 87 and 92 to pace the trio
f, rently in second place, to worry Bowling League ended late last of Champonshlp Flight contenders
J about. week with the Deuces, winningthe with a 268. Boots'Greer's 290 was

VA-172 has an eight point, four championship in a close .race second, compiled in ,three rounds
game lead over the Composite over the Hotrods. +Vt ,of 100-94-96 firing, and Virginia

group and needs only a 2-2 split i iPresentation of all loop trophiesand W S t. ,' Wetmore ended 27 holes in 'third

in its final match with VA-44 to awards was made Saturday ,, ''V'Vr I place with a 291
clinch a tie for the crown. VC-62 evening at a banquet for the ladies B Barbara Barker was awardedthe

must win eight for eight in its and their husbands at. the First Flight title this week,"
N j
final pair of outings to gain evena NAS Chiefs' Club. a + # after she stroked out a 3 and 2
I
deadlock. Deuce team-members captureda victory over Mrs. D. E. Coemanin

.American champion ComFairJax large share of the awards; Individual 'the finals. Mrs. Barker had

turned in a ,(-0 shutout of trophies were presentedto _'__HG1.wuM: _'_n'6.0.f_du_->>'de......,_,,_....x6 _..';'_"" Alwk.kl"'-. FAW-11 in its only action and team captain Nadine Maze, Sue play while her opponent defeated
LASSIES LEARN 1 Van Beck Edna Bolin June Stod- Dot Davis 6-5
ran its lead over the circuit to a easily' to I
shown at the'right above are by no means beginners, they figure
handsome 22 games. The Fleet dard, and Rose Weatherby. Mrs. you can always learn something front a professional Vonnie reach the last round.
Airmen have remaining clashes Weatherby won the high average Colby (left), wh conducted A recent coifing clinic at NAS )ax. The Second'Flight' finale is yet
with Boathouse and NAMTD and award with a 153, Mrs. Maze Taking a* Up from Miss Colby are ('(left to right) Dale Conner,' to 'be played, but ,the crown will
bowled the season's highest set of Nadine Masc and Boots Greer. Mrs. Maze currently leads the other go to either Isabel McCurdy or
have hopes of improving a flashy
two women in the Station' Spring Cup tourney's championship
84-4 record. 534 and Mrs. Van Beck won the flight. Mrs. J.. M. O'Brien, .semi-final
The best team showing of the high game trophy with a 218. winners. Mrs. McCurdy 'tri-

week; was a romping 2,623 series Pin awards for 200-or-better' umphed Over IsabeljFly( in a one.
turned in by: VC-62 in a 4-0 games were also presented to Center Softball Circuit ; sided semi-final match, 8-7, and

whitewash of the VA-172 Ilot- Mrs. Van Beck for ,her ,,,218, to' Mrs. O'Brien garnered a 3-up win
shots. Four members of the VC- Mrs. Maze for a 213, to Nancy over,Mrs" E. B. Berger.
62 crew broke the 500-barrier, Zeigler for a 210 and to Lois Ellis I Opens Second Round .

the third time this season that the who rolled a 208. ,

trick has been performed Even the last-place finishing Doormats for the 'first half of the season, the Aviation:Electrician Swim Meet Still

Bill Gillen topped the sizzling Dumbo team got into the trophy Mate's Franklins, the "second team" of AE School, got
quartet with 550 and presentation when each squad
a was followed On With VF-22
by Earl Blackstock with a member received a miniature cup away to a fast start in the NAT'fCenter softball league in the second

540, a 539 set and a 202 game by inscribed, "Vail Tried." round of play. '
,
A. F. Feller and Jim Bolin's 531. 555 Behind the twirling of Johnny Mooney, including a single, dou- Holding Lead
The Composite Squadron turnedin The Howlers and the Go-Get Regan, the Franklins' defeated ble and triple, behind Chuck

game scores of 846, 827 and 950 ters moved into a first place tie Aviation Storekeepers, 10-7, with Pless pitching, gave Marine Avi- After almost two full weeks of
in their total.VP16's with the Woodchoppers week, Marty Mason and Tom McCauley ation Detachment a: 14.6 decisionover cloudless skies. the weatherman

consistently good\Al i in the "Pop" Turner Memorial leading the batters. Airman Preparatory School. refused to cooperate last Thurs-
Crockett topped Mainside keglersfor League as the first placers suffered I FOUR RUNS in the last inning : Dick Chaveaux also collected day at the Mainside swimmingpool
the second straight week witha I a 2-1 setback at the hands of I enabled the Franklins to nose out i three for three and Leo Gallag- forcing postponement of the

592 set, topped oil by a 208 the Slow Pokes. Airman Preparatory School, 9-8. her bagged a pair of hits' for the final two events of the Mainside

game. Last week's results included: Bob Burns scored the tying run winners. intramural swimming ,meet.

VAII-l's Dick Wetmore was the Howlers 2, Alley Cats 1; Go Get- from third on a squeeze bunt ,by One of the wildest,ball gamesof The remainder of the meet will
only loop bowler to roll two 500 ters 2. Alley Gators 1; Strikers Bob Mann, and Bill Shaw-tallied the year ended I in an 11.10_ vic- be held at 1400,today ,

sets; the Attackers' star blasted 1%, Pokers 1'i (split); and the winning counter on Regan's tory for Aviation Ordnancemcri The inclement weather condi,

554 pins in a set against VA-175, Scampers 2, ,Splashers 1. Infield rap and an overthrow to over Administration, with the tions broke up an interesting duel

including a 225 game, and turnedin I Both of last week's high aver- first. winners overcoming, a 10-4 deficitin between VF-22 and VC-62 which

a 528 set in a battle with VP- age leaders in the men's and wo Two homers by Bob Hukka the final inning with seven ended with VF-22 ahead, 21-18, at

16., men's divisions, Bill and Marge which drove in four runs, helped straight, bunt singles. Sticker the temporary finish. -
Standings as of Tuesday (a.m.), Demato, strengthened their positions NavAirWeaps roll to a 7-1 victory stars for the losers were :|Red" A SPLENDID AQUATIC per-
May 29: Support Splinters Mitchner, Carl, Smith and Jamie
over ,
over other loop keglers. formance by former Michigan

Team AMERICAN W L .9515 Buell's average remained at a keeping the Missilemen undefeated -: Kilpatrick. > v University swimming star, Pete
Supply Com.'atrJn! 84 62 26 4 ..705NAMTD 186 level, but his lead increasedto in the second round as they pow, accounted for 15 of the
54 30 .643 17 pins when second-placer J. also won a 7-0 forfeit from the FLIERS' FLA1LINGS leaders' 22 points.
Electronic 53 35 .602 ,the first defeat of Jax Navy batting
O. Burton's dropped to AE Sparkies, averages
Jo'A W-11 51 37 .580 average Some 200 spectators watched as
Spec. Sen' 48 36 .571 169. Mrs. Demato's average climbed the Sparkles in league play. through their first 23 games: the flashy former collegian
Boathouse 49 39 .557 .
Dispensary 48 40 ,5KTO five points to 172 last week, THREE FOR TIIREE by Tom Player AB II RBI Pet. brought VF-22 from behind with.
& R 47 41 :.534 .
Harvey 78 30 19 .384
Personnel 48 44 .522 giving her a 20-pin lead over Sue a victory in the 100 meter free-
Public Woks 16 76 .174 Guinn in second. Pemberton 72 26 13 .361
style event and repeated in the
Wave 12 72 .143
Young 63 21 13 .333
NAUTU 9 93 Mrs. Demato also rolled a new SPORTS 150 meter individual medley, his
Hayes 94 28 21 .298
NATIONAL high game score of 191 for the third win of the day.
w Pet. ,Sakelos 55 16 9 .290
VA.117213.13 76 3 .828 women; B. Ferslew's 220 of last SCHEDULEBaseball Campbell 59 17 9 .288 VAH-1 was third for the afternoon -
VC i: 70 18 .TJ5Faron
week held the
highest single
up as with nine points and Hospital
6 70 22 .761 Syme 22 6 2..272. -
VAH-l 59 33 .641 game rolled by the men. : Jax: Fliers vs. Egliri ranked fourth with
VA-44 54 34 .614 June 1 at 1600 and Basiliere ,349 4 .264 seven
T> \V 1. ret. AFB, here,
Commun. 53 35 .602 viler tallies all other activities
7 2 .778 Jankunis 27 7 5 .259 ; failedto
VF-22 42 42 .501) Woodchoppm 7 2 .778 June 2 at 1430; Jax Fliers at Rob-:
,VW-4 33 55 .371 Go Getters 7 2 .778 Vanover 20 5 2 .250 score. Points were awarded ona
ins AFB June 56.
VP-16 30 M' .357 Alley Gator! 5 4 .556 5-3-2-1 basis. '
VA-172 IIS Tenerowicz 42 10, ,5 .238
31 57 .352
Slow Poked 4 5 .4 W
VA-175 26 58 .J10 4 5 .444 Softball: Crackerjax vs. Eglin Joyce 26 6 3 ..230 VF-22 GRABBED the lead at
VF-43 19 69 .216 Poe'Cats 314 514 .389 AFB Wafs, here, June 1 at 1900 the outset when Dow stroked
VF-173 9 79 ,102 '* 3 6 .333 Taylor 11 22 181
Strikers 2U 6" ,,278 on Enterprise Field and June 2 at Moyer 40 7 4 .175 home ahead of teammate Sam St.

The NATTCenter mixed double Splasher STATISTICS 2 7 .222INDWIDT'AL 1900, Enterprise Field. Winstead 32 4 2 .125 Martin to win the 50 meter free.
league starts this week with 14 220.Men1, Ind. 111 Came-B. Ferslew, Golf: Final two days of San BorofI 8 a 0 .000 style opener in ::29.9. Hub Beards-

couples participating.Best mat Women'). 191. Ind. Ill Game-Marge De- Jose Country Club Invitational 4. V ley of VAH-1 was third and Gene

bowling was turned in by Men1 Ind.< Ill Set-B. Buell. :553. Tourney. Braves Crucial Koblick of VC-62 fourth
Women' Ind. HI Set-Marge DC- Tennis: Open.Swimming Open
Francis and Elinor Greenwoodwith
,
mato 534.Men1
VAH-1 picked five
up J><)i.nts'ln
sets of 550 and 426, Ind. HI Ave.-B. Buell. 1M.Wom"n' : Mainside Intramural Home Stand
respec-
Ind. HI Ave.-Marge De TonightOne the 50 meter backstroke as Phil
tively, in taking three points from mato. 172. meet, 1400 at Mainside pool. of theseason"s most cru- Paul went the distance in ::43.1.

the Fosters. Claude Foster's 213 cial series in the Class A Sally Paul pulled away from Bill Pitman

game losers. saved one point for the Rained-Out Boys' All-Star League gets underway tonight at of VC-62 in the final five me-

2000 when the local Jacksonville ters to win. Dave Pitfield of 'VC-
The only clean sweeps were Braves battle the Columbia Gemsin 62 edged out Don White for third.
the Stahls over the Lancasters,' Fray Scheduled SaturdayThwarted
the new Jacksonville Ball Park. The 50 meter breaststroke race
and the Sauers the Astons
over The two first-place contenderswill : went to "Mo" Breen Of Hospital
{eO. once by a rainstorm which blew up early last Satur- probably shoot off plenty of :who finished two lengths in frontof

The Botthofs- won from the L. day morning, the two All-Star teams composed of youngsters fireworks in the four-game series a pair of VC-62 swimmers, Paul

Varnes, the Dauschs from the attending the Jax Fliers' Boys Baseball School are scheduled which winds up the current Brave Cozens and Paul Engel. The winning -

Boatwrights, the Depalmas from again to play this Saturday at 0930. homestand. The clubs play single time was ::41.3 and the Com-
the O'Neals, and the Blessingers The two squads are made up of boys 12-14 years of age, and games each evening, and then posite Squadron edged ahead 11-
from the S. Varnes, 31. the game marks the end of the current series of baseball sessions.,, Jacksonville goes on the road fora 10 on points.

High individual averages, men For the past six weeks the lads have attended the weekly work- seven day swing before return. The-long 150 meter race took
1 Greenwood, 183; Fostet 170; outs at Mason Field, receiving pointers from the Flier players on' ing June 11. its toll of the swimmers, and sev-

u Sauers, 168. Women Green- the fundamentals of the national pastime. Games tonight, Friday and Sat eral of them dropped out en route.
,; wood 155 Aston 126 Dausch Chosen by Navy team members themselves, the All-Star
; ; urday begin at 2000, and the Sun- Dow took over in the opening 50
;.k, 121./ nines should put on quite a show for local spectators Saturday. day contest will be an afternoon meter breaststroke hitch and was

.i. High games, men Foster, 213;: affair beginning at 1500. never headed.

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31 May 1956 JAX AIR NEWS Page Seven


Fliers Host j' VP-18 Wins 14 Straight '


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Eglin AFB; } To Pace Mainside Loop '


5- .. .
Own StreakAlthough
p kN tl, The rampaging Patrolmen from VP-18 racked up four

their opponents were more Mainside softball victories this week, widening their


very little to complain about this circuit.

week. The team left Jacksonville VC-62 stayed behind the front loss column by BOQ which woundup
early Tuesday for Valdosta, Ga., runners' 14.0 record with an un- with three consecutive defeatsfor

and Moody AFB, riding the throesof beaten 8-0 slate. the week. After losing a 14-11

a five game winning streak A dogfight for third place developed slugfest to VW-4, the Officers'
its longest of the season. 1 this week as five teams Quarters team went down the

The Fliers were slated to return 4 d4 ." set their sights on that position; drain to 0 & R, 15.4, and then

home late yesterday to prepare !d yf25 VA-44, Marines, Operations, VA. lost a 14.13 heartbreaker to Com
for a, two day engagement with 175 and VA-172 all are deadlock. munications.
Eglih AFB here tomorrow and ed 4 games off the pace. Operations handed Fasron 109
Saturday. Then it's back on the ; gM VA-172 MADE the second best its third consecutive loss by win.

road once more for Manager showing for the period, knockingoff ning, 12-1, with Joe Hawkins go .
Frank McCaffrey's boys and a three opponents to run their ing the distance on the mound to
series with Robins AFB Tuesdayand record to 7-2 for the year. The become the winning pitcher The

Wednesday, the Fliers' fourth Attack Squadron bounced VF-173, Operators rapped out seven runs
straight Air Force opponent. i 9-6; VA-172, 9-5 and received a in the second, one in the third

t JAX NAVY PICKED up its 7-0 forfeit decision from Com- and four in the fourth to Icave'no
READY TO ROLL-These horseshoe tossers from Administration FairJax which dropped out of doubt of the issue.HOSPITAL ,
11th and 12th wins of the seasonat
are tuning up for the NATTCenter horseshoe league which league play.
Mason Field last weekend, opens action June 4. Left to right are Bob Bell, Harold Brooks, PICKED up a one-
downing Hunter AFB for the and Vence Epperson.Pistolmen The ledger was balanced in theNARTU I sided 10.1 trhvnph over FAETUas

third and fourth times this year, Art Sparks slammed three base
8-3 and 106. The twin triumphssent ScoreAt hits and John Kroh got two. Hurler -
the Fliers back over the .500 Jack Boyd bested FAETU'sKen
mark with a 12-11 record in 23 Dungey on the'mound.
outings. Palatka VC-62 handed NARTU its fifth

loss of the campaign with a 17-7
Jacksonville took
the opener members of the Jax
Eight Navy /h M
j pf decision master-minded by Big
easily behind the seven hit pitch- I Pistol Club traveled to Palatka
ing of Jim BorofI but had to rallyto Bill Goodson, CompRon hurlingace.
i last Sunday, :May 27 and con- p ,Np
Goodson and Bob Owen each
capture the second game after tinued exhibiting their winning
d
spotting the visitors'a 6-2 lead.A ways in an NRA approved 900 4S iej hit 19-hit safely attack.three times to pace a

three-run sixth stanza aggregate affatr.Three I Standings as of Monday ((A.M.),
brought the locals into a 6allstatus matches were included in May 28, are: '
and set the stage for a game the day's contest. Match one included Moves In Front famuT..m
W T. Pet BfoIllDdi1
of tallies in
the
winning quartet 20 shots to each participantat V1' 14 1d140
stretch frame. slow, timed and rapid fire \ Marlne4 6 8 g 1 1.000,7: 4"3

HUNTER LEAPED off to a 5-0 degrees; Match two was a Of Mainside Golfers Operation 7 2 :,.778 41VA172 {!

advantage in 'the hello round on national match course and Match 6 2 .0 5 5VA {I1s
three walks, a pair of errors and three was the aggregate of NARTU's Stationkcepers held onto the Mainside Intramural Golf : 3 ,,717 44! I
one hit a double by rightfielder matches one and two. League lead this week, but there. were plenty of changes taking I oirlnal09 7 3 .700..700 5
R. C. Jones. 'place directly below the loop-leaders. Com'cation 5 6 ;.45.5 7ll
Expert shooter Virgilio de La
,455 7VSupply
}
171 g :
Ron Syme relieved Starter Bob .Cruz set the pace for the Jax Administration climbed from tions a costly 5-1 defeat with Pete 4 6 ,,444: 71 1: r

Taylor with two gone in the third entries winning matches two and fourth into second, displacing'Op- Gushanas leading the way with a url'r R. 6 4 9 6 .400.400 8 5'OA '
and proceeded to close the dooron three. lIe was quickly followedby erations which skidded down into nine total of 40. Gushanas gar- I 16 1 6 .0 9'FnurU ,' -
Hunter batsmen the rest of the Drysdale and Guigno Cara- sixth after losing five points in its nered a marker as did Jim Kirk- a s 7 : s': I,
single match of the week. Hospital :. .250
pellotti who dominated the lighter, Wes Westmoreland, Tom
way. Taylor was tagged for all .'..ron 6 1 R .111 10'Peraonncl ;
of the losers' runs, three hits and marksman class, each taking two also gained, climbing from last Cummings and Dan Ettinger. Op 0 9 .0.0 11'VA45

,! six walks; Syme pitched no hit, matches competition. week's eighth place spot into erations' Charles Baumeister .g. .It :,000 Otq 12 111ComialrJar {

no run ball in relief and passed The club's June match is opento third. saved the losers from being

only two. all pistol shooters who desirean THE STATIONKEEPERS tal- whitewashed. Crackerjax Drop
opportunity to qualify as an lied nine points of a possible FASRON 6 TOOK A 4.2 decision
John Cole went all the for
way Expert shooter with the issue.38 12( beating Hospital in a close 3/i- from VC-62 as Roy Massey, Pair To Islanders
Hunter and '
with the
charged
was and 45. The date of the match 2% battle, and then walloped Jim Peil and Bryan Millard all ;
loss. He allowed nine hits and 11
will be announced later. FAW-11, 5&-%. Al Knutson and produced points for the winners.
bases on balls. .- .. Jack Piva won points from their The Composite Squadron coun- At Home Friday
Ray Hayes led the Fliers' nine opponents in both matches, with tered with match victors in Del
hit assault with a pair of,singles.Saturday's WEEKEND TIDE George Fry picking up a pointin Evans and Jim Gibbs. deflated The Station last weekend Crackerjax were
as the
line score: HIGH LOW the Hospital match. The decid- Supply was sent skidding from Waves soft bailers
dropped two
Hunter AFB 510 000 000 6 3 'A.M. P.M 'A.M. P.M ing point in the same match came fifth into llth 'when it sustaineda road to
Cole, McFadden ((8) andPriceRatzlafI(5) Fri 12:46: 1:26: 7:03: 7.26 on a split between Steve Biltz and 5-11 loss to Hospital. The Medics' frays Island nine.an overpoweringParris

( ), Sat. 1:36: 2:17: 7:54: 8:26: the Medics' Tom Hornbuckle. Tom Hornbuckle, Larry Camp- Arriving.five minutes prior to

Jax Navy 200 103 .fOx-10 9 Sun. 2:28: 3:1t: 8:45: 9:25: Administration handed Opera- bell, Ben Ahl, Lawrence, Nastasi game time Saturday the,girls-in-

Taylor, Syme ((3)) and Basllicre. and Carlton Hardey all took their blue lost out in an' extra inning
matches to offset a lone win by heartbreaker, 65.

Center Reveals Glen Sutton of SupplyFiscal.VP18 In Sunday's contest it was Par

downed the Marines, 4-2, ris Island all the way, making use
but Gerald Hittle and Tony Cocco of many Crackerjax errors'and
June Athletic managed to pick up points for the wild pitches to take a 13-8 ver
losers. Marv Jeffries, Jim Robinson '

CalendarThe Joe LaRue and Brian Smith dict.Wednesday the Waves went after

provided a majority of tallies for their second city league vic ,
June athletic and recreation the Patrolmen. tory, meeting Prudential Life
program announced a t Current standings as of TuesdayA.M. Insurance in a tilt at Murray Hill.

NATTCenter this week includes ( .), May 29. : Results of the game were not
five intramural sports events.In pu
Team Won os pet available at press time. EarlierIn
addition to Softball and the NARTU .23 7 ,766 the week, the Crackerjax were
Admin. 25% 10{ .708
mixed doubles bowling league Hospital 2) lo ,687 handed their first city league winas
which have been )'aa. 109VA1M \ I91, 10 ,650
for the
operating
19 11 :,633 they took a 7.0 forfeit from
past several weeks, the Center Operations I7% 12 ..617VP.18 Norwood.

will add a horseshoe league whichis ru. 6 18 17 '..583 4 4C'alrJax The Station lassies can be seen
slated to open next Monday VC-62 17 18 ,,51460 at home this weekend as the

with a nine team field. The cur- Supply VAVA172 10 12' 20 17 ::1U Waves host a strong Waf team
rent softball program is scheduledto 644 231.217 from Eglin Air Force Base who
finish July 5. Marines)'A W-ll 3 3% 'Z7:lX)1i .100.146 last season defeated the locals in

The Training Center also plansa both tilts.
chess tournament to begin June Center Softballers With the loss of coach Matt

13 and an intramural swimming > Split With HunterLed Kurilich and John ComfaIr, assist-
meet the evening of June 20. ant coach, the Wave contingent is
Art Dornath and Jim
by
>, .%1 in dire need of help. Any person
Crandall who collected three for
His wife was a Wave; he wavedat nel interested in coaching or assisting
four the NATTCenter softball
,
a Wac. Ms' .. I. .. ... ...._ contact Ltjg( ) Mary Anderson q
.._._.. .,,.. team defeated Hunter Air
The Wac was in front, but his 'J.!>f.tt'.t.jf; <.A''f:.:. ..,..:<<.v::"#N'M. : wife was in back. SUPPLY TEES OFF-Supply's No. 1 golfer, George Brickley, Base, 5.4, in 10 innings Saturday office.
Instead of a wave from the Wacit started the ball rolling for Supply with this in one- night on Enterprise Field.
is said. of the activity's Intramural matches. Watching Brickley in the NATTCenter lost the first gameof ball in the nightcap while Perry ....
background are two team mates, Frank Burkhead (left) and Jim the twin bill 3-0. Estes toiled in the
for
What he got was'a wac from a Johannsen. The Supply team currently ranks 11th In a very tight opener1
Beach McDonald pitched six-hit NATTCenter.S .
Wave he had wed Mainside intramural race.

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Draw Pay Trainees On Par, &milD FOR 1 RENT ; ::,, ::,, : :,' ",:,.; ": ;{ '; it"


S \ With Other EM 2 bdrm. furn. apt. Inquire 718 4 4r'Krr

Kingsley Ave., Orange Pk. EV
Six-month trainees
reserve 7- 920. Quigley.
are now pay-table equals of
other basic trainees, the Defense 2 bdrm. unfurn. hse. Avail June ; rP, ,
15. 4355 San Juan Ave. EV 9-
has '
Department an- 'G
7197. Edge.
nounced. .
The trainees, who have been 3-1 bdrm. furn. apt. 1511 Barrs t4 '

receiving a flat $50 monthly, St. EV 8-2407 Spurgcon. :

now get $78 a month, drawn 4 rm. unfurn. apt. Gar. 3684 Hed- :

: by other' enlisted men. After I rick St. EV 9-0766. Seymour n .

i. ( four months' 2 furn. ,,'
,:. satisfactory serv- rm. apt. Priv. entrance.
ice, their pay will be upped to 2967 Selma St. EV 9-6480.1 NeiL ".;, '
;
8580.. Furn. hse.. Owner to reserve 1 rm. ':' 'A"ti::h." :, "*1, .. .,', .
+ .
The pay hike was recently $75. 933 Jasmine Pl., Murray

voted by Congress and signedby Hill. EV 9-7563. Hasinaford. ,
1 s4S ffL. ,< ;
the President. 2 bdrm. furn. apt. $65. CO 4-4551. ; ; : ? .,p
: 1 1 Other benefits for reserve Abbott. : :

trainees include the same pens 5 rxn. partly furn. apt. Priv. entrance MEMORIAL SERVICES-Participating in the ,memorial ceremony honoring the Navy's war
I lions, compensations, .death 2561 Rosselle St. EV 7- dead, held last Sunday In the area of the Station' saluting battery were members of several vet-
'
'_ ; gratuity and accrued leave 6832. Nieters.. erans' organizations and their auxiliaries..Left to right are Marie Yost, of American Legion Post 9
; payments provided regular 1 bdrm.. lower the Legion banner; Kenneth Munsch, secretary; FRA Unit 91: James Bonta, FRA
members of the armed forces. unfum. apt. $65. 91 present, reading the ritual; NAS Chaplain Malcolm Carpenteri' Harvey Miller, FRA chaplain; I
I 2580 Riverside. AvaiL now. 1 Clifford McCarthy, sergeant-at-arms, who is tolling the I; James Morrison, ADI, of ERA
-AFPS). bdrm. upper unfurn.. apt.. Kitch 91; and Helen Ann Smith, of the American Legion Auxiliary, holding flags. The two little 'lads In .
i I equip. Avail. June 15.. $70. 2580 the foreground, Michael and Keith Munch

Riverside. ''Inquire Apt. No. 2.
I EV 89393. Cowart.
OlympicContinued
r : Ship-Name Es' Contest Sc'tTo

-- FOR SALE ( from Page 1))

2 bdrm. hse. Nr. NAS and Cecil. For EM ed into a number of strategically-\ NameT28
Avail. June 6. 5126 Astral Ave.:, Okayed located cannisters on the Station.

IOT Murray HilL Ext. 8544. White. Wear 'cannisters are marked "Con-
2 bdrm. C. B. hse. Equity, $1500. Sleeve tributions to the Olympic Fund," TrainerA

On Saturday, June 2, the Club $47 mo. 629 Comel St., Murray Its okay to wear the new and may be found in the civilian contest to select a name

will feature a turkey dinner Hill. EV 9-1698. King. ship-name sleeve mark on cafeteria, Overhaul & Repair de- for the T-28 trainer aircraftwas

commencing at 1300 on the patio. 2 bdrm. C. B. hse. Gar. 750 May- dress blues and white Jumpers, partemnt, NAS Operations, the announced this week by

The dinner will be buffet style port Rd CH 6-2454 (after 1700). and the traditional "E" by win- Navy Exchange Restaurant and the Chief of Naval Air Train-

;( and is only $1.00 ,for adults and 3 bdrm. hse. 6027 Sabre Dr. EV ners of fleet battle efficiency' Soda Fountain,Anchorage, CPO ing. The contest is open to all

p. .' I I50 cents for the children. The 74957.'Tucker. .competition. Club, Officers' Club, Navy ,Ex- ,military and civil service per-.
I dinner will be followed by a 3 bdrm. hse. Cony.. NAS. $1000 Navy Secretary Thomas has change Retail Stores at Mainsideand sonnel in the Naval Air Train-

dance on the patio. equity, $65'mo. 4124 TyndaleDr. approved both. NATTCenter, Snug Harbor, ing Command.The .

d On Sunday, June 3, com- ., Cedar Hills. Sawyer. The new ship identificationmark Golf Shack, NAS mess' hall, com- North American AircraftCo.
.2 bdrm. C. B. hse. $49 mo. G I which be worn only missary and NAS Special Serv-
mencing at 1300 a % barbecued may ., is offering a 1/20 scale
financed. Nr. NAS and Cecil.
chicken dinner will be served on' by enlisted men and Waves ices custodian's office. model of the T-28, valued at
5255 Camille Ave., EV 9-8680.
\ the patio, buffet style at only Roberts. assigned i to commissionedships Early indications are that the nearly $800, to the winner of
$1.00 order. A come as- are will be distributed to the .
per you drive has gained widespread sup- the contest. The model will
dance will follow the dinner. MISCELLANEOUSWanted\ fleet late this summer. Crewsof port. The NAS Special Services bear the recipient's name on a
: Club.officials request club patrons riders from Lake Shore the 14 ships who tested the
officer, Lcdr. J. B. Maze reported mounted brass plaque as wellas
to watch their children at all area to NAS. Working hrs., 0730 sleeve marks will continue to Tuesday that the demand for additional the appropriate markings of

times when the children are in 1600. ExtcnsI6h 669. King. wear'them.The can 1iten had already the Trf1nIn ComTnaHdlinlt to

the swimming pool. Wanted riders from Southside to vote of the test ships resulted exceeded the supply on hand. which the winner is assigned.

At a general assembly meeting NAS. Can vary route within in approval by 11 crews, + Suggestions should be- received

held at the Club on Monday even- reason. Working hrs. 0730-1600. one turned in a "doubtful" re- prior to June 14 and

ing, May 28, M/Sgt. A. J. Cocco, Extension 500..Chief. Davis. port, and two crews wanted a ApplicationsContinued sent to Chief of Naval Air
.
tab instead of the
force-name
sergeant major of the Marine ( from Page 1)) Training, (Attn: T-28 Contest \
.
Barracks was elected as the presi- shipname.An U. S. Naval Air Station, Pen-
instruction self and her family to Navy life
dent of the CPO Club. W. T. permitting sacola, Florida.
various battle All semi-finalists will be flown
winers of the
Chaffin, Jr., AOC, of Fasron 6, From the list submitted, 10
awards-for which with their husbands to Long
wai elected vicepresident.A efficiency will be chosen and forwardedto
there is no prize money to Beach a week in advance.of the
the Chief of Information for
meeting of the newly elected
wear the Navy "E" will soon final judging. There they will participate '
officers and the members of the final selection.
be issued by the Chief of Na- in one of the most spec- .
advisory board who were appointed tacular events ever held in the
val Operations. Sailor into
walking recruitingoffice
by their commanding officers The Navy Wives Nursery wishesto
U; S.A. All contestants will be ; "Gimme that oV sales'talk

to represent their respectiveunits thank all those who partici- I I given the red carpet treatment at again, mate. I'm getting kinda

will hold a meeting on pated In the linen drive and pickup MDB Payments Due a major Hollywood studio, they discouraged."

Monday, June 4, at the club com- aboard the Station, and also Mutual Death Benefit Society will be guests during their stayat
the Wilton Hotel, and will be
at 1900. those who contributed.
mencing
members are reminded that assessment receptions
,
honored ,by numerous
,::' The next general assembly Mrs. Bingenheimer No. 64 is due for 'payment banquets and city-sponsored af-
'
meeting will be held on July 2. Supervisor by June 13.
fairs.Mrs. a
... U, S .Navy 1956 will be rewarded -
S:: 1. in addition to the cash

prize with a trip to all major cit-

L ies of the country and to Hono-
'+ a :
a
+% lulu.. Her husband, and children, ,,,,Sk

if any, will.go along. rAda
4 S e .
ir

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With The'Toastmasters



< bH LV
y
-ti :
5" ., Lessons in speechcraft, a course

0, '' 4 iw pans sponsored by the Jax Navy Toast-
,
master Club 546, continues with
SVSTEB15 SCHOOL Major Mal Maloney in the chair -cj5, k r,?.

k *** *!( *t4<*+ for tonight's dinner meeting. ,
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Instructors include Comdr. Dick >

t Dierker, speaking{ on "Buck
IIi\r.e Fever"; Capt. Tom Mooney, discussing -
"Developing Self-Confi

dence"; and Comdr. Luke Miller,
outlining "Hurdles to be Jumped.

Capt. Phil Burnham and Comdr.

_q m ,__" "_'_'__w '_ _"_ m.n",....._'_._.......,..____s Tom Casey, will address the group

MASS rROl\lOTION-Twent-nine first class men who were, or will be, advanced to chief following the instruction period.
petty officer at Naval Air Weapons System School of NATTCenter Jax were rounded up for their Comdr. Fred Woodward will
photograph. Front row (left to right) E. R. Walters AQC; It. L. Marcoux AQC; F. C. Fetters AMC; '
T. Dillard, AQC; D. D. Slack, AQC; C. II. Walters, AQC. Second row: C. E. Inscoe, GFC: W. Mansell, serve as Toastmaster for the
AQC; W. R. Prior, AQC; II. A. Fredericks, AQC; A. M. Lenahan, AQC; K. L. Ney; AQd. Third row: evening, Ltjg( ) Matt Kurilich as UNIVERSAL FAVORITEThe -
,,!. M. II. Smith, AQC; J. A. Padgett, GFC; P. W. LeBlanc, ATC; P. A. Tarkington, AQC; E. P. Park, ATC; Topic Master, and Lt. Bert Udovinas boys over the Universal
', V. A. Gelser, Gf'Ci'; M. R. Cromwell, AQC; S. R. Heath, GFC D. E. Wright, AQC; R. M. Brickwell, Master Evaluator. The meetingwill Pictures are always patting
GFC; R. E. I, GFC. Fourth row: C. W. Paulk, GFC; 1". E. Riddell, GFC; V. E. Johnson, AQC; Mara Corday on a pedestal. The
D. F. Ilazeltine, AQC; W. M. Seymore, GFC; and P. M. Foster, AQC. be held in the Officers' Club. boys all over have no objection.

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