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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: August 9, 1956
Frequency: weekly
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Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
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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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Be Wise, Know All The Precautionary Measures For HurricanesFor



Station personnel not ings, and advisories. If the Don't run the risk of being marooned storm. without cooking or with very
familiar with hurricanes the power fails, use your car radio. 6. Board up windows or put I little preparation. Rememberthat
2 attention to storm shutters in place. When electric may be off
following safety precautionswill : Pay no ru- 4. Be alert for high waterin power
be helpful as a guide to mors. areas where streams or rivers you board up, use good lunber I and you may be without refrigeration
the action to be taken when 3. Get away from low-lying may flood after heavy rains. securely fastened. Makeshift I .
warnings are issued of an beaches or other locations which boarding may do more damage 8. If emergency cooking facilities
approaching hurricane: may be swept by high tides or 5. If your house is out of than none at all. Have strong are necessary, be sure
1. Keep'your radio or tele- storm waves. If passage to high danger from high tides and is bracing for outside doors. they are in working order.
vision on and listen for latest ground Is over a road likely to well built, then it is probably 7. Get in extra food, especially 9. Sterilize the bathtub, jug, '
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VOL-14 No. 20 UNITED STATES NAVAL AIR STATION, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA 9 August 1956

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FDR Docks % r' Five SecNav


At N ,' ,'
MayportThe
\ ll$ Awards For

carrier USS Franklin I

D. Roosevelt nosed into the (
dock space at Mayport Car- Safety HereIn
rier Basin Wednesday morn-

ing following a 56-day, 16,000-
mile cruise from Bremerton, a brief ceremony held at
Wash Y 1130 Monday, Rear Adm.

The second carrier to be as ': I George. Crawford, Commandant .
signed a home port at Mayport, Sixth Naval District
the FDR returns to duty with the presented five Secretaryof
U.S. Atlantic Fleet after a two- the Navy safety awards to
year conversion period. Too big to NAS Jacksonville, Naval Hospital
fit the Panama Canal, the FDR returned and Naval Air Technical r,
east via the same route she Training Center. "
sailed little two The ceremony was staged at tho ,
a over years ago .
around Cape Horn iQ.wwwwwew wkaan.wa.: %5'Px wP ,;z;..:,. :,KaM,: ';:'>,:, w.seroaa6aas' $ ,t\tI s>owe w "" SA",r.y.;;tw,w.aa.,,,ar r+ aa ;r t.:.S bandshell fronting the NAS administration '

THE CARRIER will remain In READY FOR "DEEP FREEZE"-The first of four R4D'i (transport type) to be outfitted and building. On the
until equipped at NAS lax Overhaul and Repair Department for the next phase of Operation Deep Freezein platform with the admiral was I
the Jacksonville area August the fall, has been delivered. 0 & R has completed work on the four lUD'i and is now in the stage Capt. William S. Harris .
commanding
24 when it will depart on a shake- of completing l f'CiallnstallaUon on four IIO4 helicopters for Deep Freeze, the expedition to the Antarctic -
down cruise to the Caribbean.The Shown under the wings of the first plane readied are (left to right) Lcdr. J. T. Crosby, Repair- officer of the Station,
first carrier to complete the Ground Check officer,who test flew the R4D; Lt. IL K. Hitchcock, Acceptance-Transfer officer; Mark who performed the Introduction;
the twice Lutz, ADI, plane captain; Martin Van Buren, AT3, radar-radioman; and James Morton, chief quarterman Capt. Benjamin N. Ahl, command.ing .
passage around Cape and Bill Purcell, foreman, in charge of special installations. officer of the Hospital; and
the FDR enjoyed four-day liberty
Comdr. Edward W. Bishop, acting
stops in Balboa, Panama; Valpa
raiso, Chile; and Rio De Janeiro, commanding officer, NATTCenter -
Brazil, where the crew continuedto EM Rations Sliced5c Jax Trio To Attend'SoundOff' as well as about 50 safety
engineers, safety committeemen .
maintain the ship's reputationas
As Of Sept. 1
and supervisors of three commands .
an outstanding goodwill vessel.
While the cost of .
IN ADDITION to a ship's com- average BEFORE INTRODUCING the
pany of 2,600 men, nearly 500 living index has revealed a Parley admiral, Capt. Harris addressed
West Coast naval reservists and 15 recent tendency toward fur- several hundred Station employees

civilian guests of the Secretary of ther rises, there has been a Three chief petty officers from Jacksonville, will attenda gathered. to witness tho
the Navy were aboard for the downward trend in the cost three-day conference on possible career improvements be- ceremony. "Safety," he told them,
eight-week South American sojourn of raw food purchased by the ginning next Monday at the Naval Training Center at Bain- "is everybody's Job. I am told wo
All guests left the ship yes- armed forces. bridge, Md. (Please turn to Page 8, Col. 5)
terday for their homes. The meeting will bring together senior career enlisted
Families of members were This downward trend, which
crew
personnel who will gather for the express purpose of discussing -
on hand en masse at Mayport to for the past two years has resulted Jax TalentFares
service career problems.
welcome the ship as she docked. in a decrease in the
Many of them made ,the trip commuted ration scale from ANOTHER SUjCII gathering, is include Frank Kladek, AQC, and
across country from Bremerton $1.10 in 1955 to $1.05 in 1056, slated for the Naval Training Paul A. Reeves, PNC, from the Well
aboard the Navy's "Diaper Spe will bring another drop of one Center at San Diego, Calif. Both Naval Air Technical Training
cial" train that sped 85 wives and nickel effective on Sept. 1. seminars have been arranged by Center and James Payne, DKC,
125 children eastward to Jax in The new $1.00 per day commuted the Defense Advisory Committeeon from NAS Jax Disbursing Office. In TrialsBulletin
five days last June.COMMANDED ration will be effectivefor Professional and Technical During the conferences the en
by Capt. John the next 10 months at Compensation. listed personnel will,be given an ( Emmet Rodlfer,
Hayward, the Roosevelt set two least. The local representation will opportunity to air their views on I AN, and Dick McMeekin, YN1, of

(Please turn to Page 8, Col. 4) possible pay and career Improvements Jacksonville have been approvedfor
the All-Navy; Talent Contest
Finals In New York next week.)
Flight Surgeons THE DEFENSE Advisory Com-
mittee, headed by Ralph J. Cordl-! Jacksonville area talent
Of 6ND To Confer ner, president of General ElectricCo. fared well in the Sixth Naval
., has asked the services to District and Southeastern
Here August 13 find out the factors which deteror I. District eliminations of tho

The Medical Department of cause reenlistments from the All-Navy Talent Contest with
Naval Air Station Jax will be career enlisted personnel in the two Jax men possibly headed
host Wednesday, Aug. 15, for top three pay grades. for the finals in New York

the Southern Aviation Safety The committee, composed of next week

Conference of flight surgeons.All .... military and civilian experts will Emmett Rodifcr, AN, panto. .
flight surgeons within YJy!< weigh the information gleaned for mimist, from VFP-62 here, and

the Sixth Naval District are > inclusion in the program it contemplates Richard McMeekin, YNI, singer-
expected to convene here that for overhauling pay impersonator, of the Jax Recruit
day, as well as flight surgeons and personnel policies to induce ing Office finished second and
third respectively in the SE finals
of other Naval districtsof more career reenlistments. '
the south and southeast. at Charleston. The Conti.
Three speakers will addressthe a, yw nentals, a Jazz combo from Pen-
WEATHER OUTLOOK
conference: Capt. P. E. : J sacola, finished first.
Huth, from NAS Key West; Friday Partly cloudy and hot Although the rules call for Just
WAVE GOING FOR 20-Peggy O'Nell, SKC, NAS Jackson
Lt. W. T. Caldwell, of Air with one winner from the Southeastern .
scattered afternoon thunder-
ville's senior enlisted Wave who has logged over 13 years of Navy
Group 17 NAS Jax; and Lt. service, made her desires for continuing her Navy career known showers. Maximum temperature area to go to the finals in New
Jack G. Smith, of Air Task emphatically by shipping over for six more, in hopes of making it York, where all talent will be
Group 201, NAS Cecil Field. 20 for retirement. She is congratulated by Lcdr. George Holton, 92-93; Minimum 75. screened for an appearance on
About 15 or 20 flight sur- personnel officer, as she reenlists. Peggy, who is attached to the Saturday'Same.. the Ed Sullivan TV Show, thero
NAS Commissary, received a shipping over bonus of $1,565, before
geons are expected. tares "I think the Navy's great," says fern Sunday Same. (Please (urn to Page 8, Col. I), '



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VFP32.. VF-171. VF22. VAH-1 Report -



.} f1L14I1S Scouting Jax Area Squadrons I II'R


Publish every Thursday tor N'aTjr and Itartm .activities at Naval Air i
Station Jacksonville Florida I -
HAS lad*..*UICapt. enlisted and I Charleston, s.c., and the Sixth nI -2P Banshee photo-jets back
William S. flarrli ..,- -.. Commanding ortll'f'rl Twenty-seven men I :
-r-- ? to the
Comdr. Robert 11. Smith ? ,.... Executive 0tIcet'1 live officers comprised Light Photographic Naval District and southeast- squadron to be greeted
CcJrnIi' Air J..L.... r Adm. IVIbcrt S. CommanderCapt.
Hlchanl O. Greene i Chict ol Staff tachment which will deploy I Talent Contest. He placed fourthin and children. The detachmentwhich

Fleet Air "'lac EMt* aboard the USS Coral Sea for aI I the Sixth Naval District con- left last November had its

Capt.Cona 1r Bowen. Richard F. Davis McLeo_ _i -Chief_ Stan Commander Ot&oerR five month cruise to the Mediterranean test and came in second in the tour extended three times before

K rU AIr Technical Tnt.lal l Crater area. I southeastern finals. Sporting two finally receiving the all-clear to
Capt. Henry C. DeLong .- Commanding Officer
proceed stateside.
Comdr. Edward W. lilshop-- Execution oncer The officers include Lt. John handsome trophies around the .
Naval It..rUI Drown, officer.in-cl1argeLt.; Marlin squadron he is awaiting word to .
Capt. Benjamin N. Ahl __ Commanding Officer
Capt. Marcy lI\1PP.............- -- _>. Executive Officer Egert; Lt. R H. Dorman; Lt go to New York, for mow try- VF171Am
NAB'I'IJCapt. William V Gillen, and Ensign all hands party was held
Norman 0. Anderson Commanding Officer; outs.After
----M July 31, at the
Charlie W.. Kropf, photo interpretation nine long months in the Anchorage. Soft.
The JAX AIR NEWS U publlched weekly at the U. S. Naval Air Station officer. Mediterranean, officers and men ball, -vOlleyball, horseshoes, food,
Jacktomllle Florida, and printed commercially wttli iiMMbnrnprlatpd funds and beer
at no expense to the government and In mpllance with NAVKXOS PJO.. HPV. Emmet Rodifcr, AN, VFP-Grs of VFP-62's detachment aboard drinking led the activi
Nov.Naval IM3.!Air Technical Copies are Training Center Naval Air e Reserve Training Naval 1 Unit tans\& the tM! talented offering to the: world of the USS Ticonderoga came home ties. Following closely were ping

U. S. Naval Hospital. show business, returned fromVFP62 last week. The officers flew their pong, shooting the breeze and
Editor- Andrew II. ftaarjr sacking out on the lawn.
Attlctant Editor Charley Srhaaf; Staff Reporters Kathleen Sutton; The party provided
Nancy Ward. JOS; Jack Holme, nil. a much
The JAX Am NEWS Is a member of the Armed Force Press Serrtee.AFTS needed rest for all hands after
material appearing In this |>.t>ltc tlon may not be reprinted without several months of intensive
the written permission of Armed Fortes Press Service Republication of other fly-
mutter lcxIft'"Nf mn Ice publications. Is prohibited without ,permission ofEditor. ing in preparation for a "Gitmo"
: :. .
cruise.
Editorial: office located Main Administration Building. Phot eitentioni
834*. Zl< and n i.OW'TO". Three new men reported for

duty during the past week. R. E.

Jones, AEC; W. P. Campbell,
YN1 and L. O. Johnson
; ,, AM2
GET YOUR ABSENTEE M .

VF22The

Fighting Cavaliers viewed

with regret this week the departure .

of Ltjg) S. T. Martin, a

member of the squadron since

1951. "Shooting Sam" has an illustrious .

L M'X p Ai T t* record with VF-22. Win.

ner of six personal E"s. he also

held until recently the ComAir-

Third in SeriesArmed Lant .gunnery record at 15,000
Forces' Press Service is issuing state-by-state in-

formation on absentee voting. Six states are covered this ;*iin.7 feet.Martin served with the squad.

week as -part of the continuing series. ron in Korea and among other

ARIZONA ot. < r" awards, holds the Air Medal with
Any unable to vote in star. lie is
person Members of the Armed Forces one leaving the squad.
person may cast an absentee balCATHOLIC 1 BUILD CAMERA CONTROL ron and the regular Navy to join
may send a Federal Post Card ap- PairDevelops
TEST UNIT-Ilenry Schoster, the Ward
Engineering Company
plication to the County Recorderof '
AEC left
) and Wlnford L. in'J
: PI\'I' t: their home county any time Creel, ATC, demonstrate a camera acbonville.
: after Oct. 4. Other voters must Camera control test wilt er the Thanks and good luck also to

( s 6 R\"Cf first request an "Application for FSF-r Cougar ph.t .Jet, which Ltjg( ) Ed Urquhart and Ltjg( )

Absent Voter's Ballot" from the Test UnitTwo they their designed spare time" developed,entirely *In f Don McCambridge who recentlyleft

.recorder at their county of residence scrap parts. Members of Light the squadron to join FawTu-
then send this form in by chief petty officers, members Photographic Squadron 62, they Lant here in J ax.
Sunday Mass MOO, 0900, Oct. 4.Absentee. of Light Photographic were died for "outstanding per- Three members of VF-22 recently

1000 St. Edward's Chapel. ballots will be mailed Squadron 62, have received com formance of duty" at a commendation joined the ranks of the
Saturday Mass 0800 St.Edward' mendations for mast held by Comdr.
after Oct. 7 and developing a brown-baggers. Congratulation
must be returnedby Martin P. McNalr, skipper .X
Chapel.
6 p.m. Nov 6. camera control system test unit VFI'-6Z. on their recent marriages go to
Daily Mass, 0630 St. Ed- GEORGIAAny for: the F9F-8P Cougar photo- Ltjg( ) Ed Urguhart,. Ensign Bob

, ward's ChapeL qualified and registered j et error methods of detection ,were Nesbitt, and John Weitz, AT3.
0634 Mass at the
Sunday Winford Creel, ATC and
Instruction absent voter may cast an absentee necessary. Newest addition to the squad-
Hospital Chapel 1900
; Henry Schuster, A E C
were
ballot. The commendation noted that ron's family is Karen Jeanne Hubert -
Classes 443.
Building
cited for "outstanding
performance
Wednesday, August IS FeastOf Members of the Armed Forces of duty" at a comraenda-- the initiative ingenuity, and t born Aug. S,,to John and Joy
should apply to their professional skill demonstratedis Hubert
Ordinary
the Assumption 0630 1205. tion mast held by Comdr. Martin
(County Probate Judge) by Fed- of the highest order, and "has
1630 St. Edward's Chapel; 061S MacNair, commanding officer Welcome aboard to Ensign Dick
Kings hail NATTCenter. eral Post Card application for ab- of VFP-62. reflected considerable credit "Red" Anderson, from NAS Cor-

PROTESTANT sentee ballots. Application may be Built upon yourselves, this commandand pus Christi; Richard Cook, AD3;
Thursday Augusta made at'anT time, and ballots entirely from scrap salvage the naval service. Carl Bunch, AD2; Harold Brown,
will be mailed out as soon as possible and during spare time, the 4s* ATAN Robert SN Jack
1900 AU Saints' Choir Rehearsal new test unit is ; Asip, ;
All Saints' ChapeL They must be received by time estimated to reduce Reverman SN; Benjamin Scott,

Sunday,August U election officials before the polls "bugs" between spent the cockpit in finding See No SlashIn TN; Frank Reynolds AA; Michael
close Nov. 8. controls -
0800 Episcopal Communion. I and the Cherry, AA; John Carl, AA; Harold -
camera in
bays
the
Service Chaplain Nickebon. Other qualified persons znus t I Ruslander AA Howard
;
complex
ManpowerCarter
system by
a substantial
make written
0930 Sunday School for ages application for an:' 80 percent. Previously trial .Pflug AA; Robert Ragsdale,
and
4 through adults. absentee ballot including postage AEAN; Edward Pritchard, SA

0930: Service of Divine Worship for the balloting materials, be- of residence after Sept. 7, if they L Burgess, Assistant and Robert Buob, SA.
Chaplain Osman. tween Sept. T and Oct. %1. The will not be present for voting Defense Secretary, has revcalsd *

1100 Service of Divine Worship ballot must be returned to election Nov. 6.Ballots. that the military services have VAH1One
I officials by Nov. 5. received no orders to cut their
Chaplain Stcphenson. and affidavits
will be
manpower in fiscal by one the AJD's are receiving
1900 The United Fellowship I MAINE sent out after Oct. 6, and must be therefore the year 1858 and the Navy's new official
budget for
of Protestants, Bldg. 804. Servicemen, civilians serving returned by Nov. 6. being planned that years aircraft colors of grey and white.
for
\ 13 the Armed Forces outside the. U.S., Other qualified voters the present
i Monday,August 1 who will 2,814,000-man In order to avoid interruption of
I 1930 Latterday Saints Service -: and spouses may apply by Federal be, absent on election day may leveLIn i squadron routine_ the planes are

Bldg. 750. i Post Card application to the Sec obtain from their City or County: spite of current reports that sent to the O & R paint shop to

) Tuesday,August 11 retary of State Augusta, Maine.any Registrar an "Application for an 1 a reduction in manpower would receive the new color scheme at

1 1900 Episcopal Instruction I time prior to the election. A Absent Voter Ballot. This form be made due to increasing reliance the rate of one a week.

Class!, Bldg. 563. I ballot will be mailed out as earlyas must be received: by the Registrarnot on air-atomic: power, Burgess -
1930 Christian Science ServIce -i Sept. 22, and must be returnedto earlier than Oct. 24. The ac- said "we are not working Last week Barracks 911 echoed

Bldg. 752. election officials before thepolls tual ballot and accompanying affidavit on any decreases in this office." with .reunions as 40 one-time

1930 Bible Study Group, close Nov. 6. must be in by the close of Burgess is in overall charge of squadron members came visiting
friends white
Bldg. B04. Others should apply by letterto the polls Nov. 6. manpower. here. The visiting

Thursday, August 1C the clerk in the city or townof NEBRASKA.Any lie added that the Joint Chiefsof hats were transferred from VAH
1 to the USS Coral Sea this past
-1900 All Saints' Choir Rehearsal residence following the same qualified person who will l Staff were considering both increases May.

All Saints' ChapeL time schedule. In addition to a be unable to 'vote in person may and decreases as part of
.ST. LUKE'S CHAPEL ballot they will receive an "A P obtain an absentee ballot. their re-evaluation of defense When ex-squadron personnel
plication for Absent Voting Bai plans. But he said start returning for visits and become
(Naval Hospital,Protestant) Servicemen and their dependents even if there
-
Sunday, August 12 lot" which must be filled out residing with them was a manpower reduction, defense reminiscent of earlier days,
and returned. may spending I we know the squadron is develop-
would
0930 Sunday School and Nur send Federal Post Card applica remain ap-
proximately ing a lineage of its
at
the own.
MISSISSIPPI present level
sery. lions to their
County Clerk (if a
of
0730 Divine Worship, Chap Members of the Armed Forces, resident of Douglas or LancasterCounties $36 billion. I Congratulations to Paul Wilson,

lain William A. Swets. civilians serving the Armed send to Election Commissioners night Nov. 5. :1 who is now full commander, and

Tuesday, August 14 Forces outside the U.S., and ) as early as Aug. 8. Other qualified voters to Harlan Bakke, who is now LtBakkc. .

1930 Instruction Class for spouses of the above may send a Ballots will be mailed after Ocl the same procedures may use .

personnel of Presbyterian or Reformed Federal Post Card application to 21. They must be returned will a letter for the Federal, substituting Ltjg( ) Bernard Dowd is returning

background. City or County Registrar, at plac a postmark not later than mid application. Post Card to civilian life this coming

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for all Wavy libraries its the area.) iii- 1T Fifth in Series .

Here Your n.l .y: If you're __ I
+ The Office of Armed Forces
not chosen your own special here :t
Information and Education and
is your book! Or if you've worked

:your favorite hobby into the need : $.; -7r--1 ,bined the State in governments an effort to have help com-ser

for a new one, this book, or one of _
a vicemen and other Federal em-
several in the field will give
you
.l ployes who will be absent from
new ideas.
their stales and their dependent,
Shellcraft: One of a series of to vote in November's election

new pamphlets just received.Shells To guide you as to your state's j

hold an endless fascinationfor particular absentee voting laws, I

most people who walk along abeach AITS has prepared a three-part

; for many, a shell collection voting series. This article k the

is an entrancing bobby; for others Fifth in a series dealing with :registering

the hobby is to create items of to rote by absentee ballot .

beauty, fashioned from shells of

all kinds for all purposes. We YirtGINIA

have books to aid in enjoyment of k e in Registration is permanent.

this craft from any angle but this 4 ,, Members of the Armed Forces

new one is especially recommended _, .:I'T.a1._" k.a..'. .,' ..;\..._ .._",.",__. ,,,,.Nr, .._...... _..;,.,.,_"...'>0'. .-..IA""' ...,_..... may vote without being regiscrexL -

for its many designs and WHAT'S TIIIS-Tbat's what the fire chief aid his crew of fire prevention inspectors asked ; All other persons must

explicit instructions. when they came across' this pile of debris. Believe It or not this pile of trash was found behind one register la-person with the Regis
of the buildings at NAS-a.case of pure and simple carelessness. It's also a dangerous fire haiard.
LbMleum. Blotk Printing? You This pile of rubbish has been cleaned up by the fin inspectors but as a warning to those respoasible trar, place of residence. Such

may not believe right now that for such carelessness-the next time firemen nay hare to tome ranging to put out one of these trash registration should be accomplished

Christmas will ever come with a piles. before Oct. 7. .'

cool breath of invigorating air- WASIfINGTONRegistration L..

but it always does! For the artis New Military Personnel Records is permanent un-
tic souls who make their own Korean Vets Now less the person failed to vote at

Christman cards, this set of designs least once since 1953 or moved

with full instructions will I Rank SecondWWI Center Established At St. LouisWith from the city or county where he

give impetus to start the was registered. .
creating, veterans in particularand the recent dedication of the new Military Personnel Records
traditional, the unusual the Members of the Armed Forces,
or
comic cards. older veterans in general Center, St. Louis, Mo., new regulations concerning requests for civilians serving the Armed
may be surprised to know information from service records and requests for certificates in lieu
Forces civilians
serving the
Archery: The use of material that Korean war veterans now of lost or destroyed discharges (C.LL.) have gone into effect.
Armed Forces outside the U.S.
keeps us aware of the active Interest -
rank the second largest
in this age-old art. The new as in America. Each branch of the service has $1.00 for the DD 214 or $1.50 for and their spouses are considered I'"

pamphlet includes instructions for veterans group been contacted by the State Serv- both discharge certificate and to be temporarily registered when *<

everything from tools needed, According to VA figures, ice Officer of Missouri with form. A C.I.L. will be furnishedfree a signed registration certificate, I1.

through all steps for making the there are, at the latest count, agreement reached on the following to widow or next of kin. which is included with the ballot,
4,469,000 veterans of the Korean regulations. ;is accepted (by election officials.
bow, knots, arrows etc. wellas
as ((3) ADDITIONAL information,
War, compared to 3,091-
Because this does not establish
details for construction of the ((1)) IN APPLYING for Cl.L. for which there is not sufficent j
000 living WWI veterans. The
permanent registration, these -
target. I from branch of service Form persons
total number of veterans of any space on the front side of the advised
are to before
appear
Cabinet Shop: You may want all wars stood at 22,228,000 on DA 214, dated not later than April form may be provided on the reverse local registration officials-City
this before March of this and of this I, 1953 may be used. Under item side.
starting anything else! ;year Clerk or County Auditor-if they
"To" of that form delete TAGO.
Plans, designs and full instruc- total, 15,385,000 were WWII 4300 Goodfellow Blvd., St. Louis," (4)) The veteran must sign his go home before Oct. 7.

tions for purchase of materials veterans. and insert the branch of service name under item "Signature: of I AH other persons must be permanently .

needed for a wide variety of It is significant that about from which the information is requested Form Soldier," and give the cor- registered before vot

projects.Silk 85,000 WWI veterans died Only the information on rect address to which he wishesthe ing. This must be accomplishedin

Screen Printing: Another between March 1, 1955 and the lost or destroyed certificate I C.I.L. forwarded. There must person at the above offices .
March 1 195 and that the always be witness to his before Oct 7.
rewarding hobby, not yet as popu- which is being requested shouldbe a signature -
lar as some others. Why not look average age of those sur- given on the form under the and the address of the wit MASSACHUSETTSRegistration 1

into this for something different? viving is around sixty-two. item "Data on lost or destroyed ness provided. If application is is permanent

.One page especially intrigued us certificate." Information requested made by the widow, the affidavit Members of the Armed Forceson

letterheads. Why not add the on separation or discharge part of DA 214 must be fully com. active duty, civilian employeesof

personal, artistic touch to those Supervisors MeetThe papers still in possession of pleted and notarized.The the U.S. serving outside the

special letters you write? next regular meeting of the veteran should be shown un Army, Air Force and Bureau territories, members of religiousand

Glass Blowing: Another old art the National Association of Supervisors der item: Indicate periods of of Medicine have the same Armed welfare Forces agencies and assistingthe their

not as popular as it deserves to Local No. 11, will be service and form numbers of separation rulings. Navy and Marine Corps and
be. papers still in your possession medical records are combined in a spouses dependents are reg.
is
Perhaps that because ade-
held Thursday, Aug. 9, at 1930 istered automatically when an
material separate unit from the service
quate for guidance is
at the YMCA, 325 East DuvalStreet. application for an absentee ballot
C.LL will be furnished free records. Those of the Army and
hard to obtain. This new pamphletwill ((2) has been
accepted by the City or
from if the vet Air Force are combined with serv-
prove a boon to those who Army or Navy, Town Clerk, place of residence.
have desired this data. All members are urged to at- eran has never received a previous ice records. Transcripts of medical All other must
register
records will only be provided persons
tend. Copy. Replacements will cost on
Metal Jewelry: Good companion request by letter over the signature In person at the office of the City
volume for the is also or Town Clerk.
settings of the veteran, sent to his .
suggested for those who prefer to CROSSWORD PUZZLE doctor, lawyer or) himself.If MICHIGAN

utilize the metal without the glit- ACROS t J< r s .. J t ,q a transcript of his medical Registration is permanent un
ter of the stones. There are so T=-B lov.d ( less a voter moves from one cityor
rI record is requested by the veteran
-
IH
n I'
to
many others-just what is your Footwear. township another or failedto
*
4'urvts information the Bureau
any
hobby? IS-H4 """* r rS' vote once in the past four
considers he should not know will
alO..xaJhMlICa4 ,
t i yean except in cities or town
.. ... not be furnished.Mariaes .
.
11 ArMtcr14miipptM V/ v ships where the governing body
Brooklyn Yard V / L.- ,
r.a.aal % J a '(/ ,,41 1I // U l' provides for suspension of registration .
':-Or*** otter r/ / .
To Build 6th Gives Mere of all voters who have
$5-$drrr..ch. }f' -. n '/ GI
r.o not voted within the past two

Super Carrier :2t-\.a a-nard..(toot ''W" r !a Time Te Resalisl years. Suspended persons will receive

v- ) W l I" Marines discharged: with the a notification of same which
The sixth carrier in the
super 27-S..brs (abfer.) M rank of sergeant or corporal are must be returned to the City,
Forrestal class will be built 44 prl
soon 1WorU w 'to
..vrgantaatlo 1)1 i V./ tr ( reminded that they have 90 days Township or Village Clerk with.
the New Naval V
at York Shipyardin Ubtor.) -.c rn ....- yes to decide if they will ship over in 30 days or his registration is
Brooklyn the Navy an- : : :
: -HJue mtncnilPO and retain their rank held on dis cancelled.All .
.
I nounced. w
: f1'
'- ."" S charge. The new regulations be- qualified persons may apply

Construction plans for the 60- 31.--R=pn.. ('-- I t came effective Aug. 1, accordingto for registration by absentee process

000 ton carrier have been includedin U-Makr* aappr 1'r Headquarters Marine Corps. by writing to the City or
:37-I?-' l
the 1957 shipbuilding pro- 3-.u bto .Ml, r Present regulations require re- Township or Village Clerk at the
The carrier will cost about 1...AHirmatkY.*
gram. r place of Michigan residence for
IS-,.**,...., MY aw Mwb.lttiar enlistment within 30 days after
$200 million and will be the thirdto 41 IHr. as wish .:-,," t k.. ,U-'f1l>OW' ntut" discharge, or separation, to keep "Duplicate Registration Cards."

be built in the Navy-owned 47 Culmination-'Mii.,i p |/ Vl... H-Ilint 3-ma'nnow.:r nr their sergeants' or corporals' These must be returned before
Brooklyn yard. 5-\Ja'u t-A UI Jl-Hnjtgra "'-'atria slats chevrons. Oct. 7.Members.
nSwra'mJ n-F..rop A.d
4
J'-T1Ik'tI
::'- llcsiUeUTd
The first nuclear powered : ff-PIcHtl ... 4s0 of the Armed Forces,
... jEH 01 boorF'oren.rmtte fc
?;
guided missile cruiser will be con. 'B. ..1ft.-. re. Xt-Otaerv* 1l-PeILkv0"*
structed by the Bethlehem Steel StMS m i t-AMieRt CIf Italy put .a..rwtalnlllC 8patl' u /1-lilrt'.am. manding officer: "I think we Forces outside the U.s. and their

Co., at its shipyard in Quincy, I-Founder of 10-CompkM point nlniuU JsHrVlnk/ tlowlt I have the morale of the men too spouses and dependents may

Mass. The Company has already t-I'ttmpoti.abhnl l 11 U--Parttrtlower .9/-raperrirn/ cs "'-GIrt.iofrnkknsMt! .a .,.. I high, sir. They want to know if apply for their absentee ballots

been authorized to construct it, I it's true that some day they might while applying for duplicate registration .

the Navy said. Answer oo Page S, C.l. !5)i) have to return to civilian life" forms.


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I r Up The

Four OperationsMen -


Reenlist; I With LADDER CiviliansWeekly I

PNOTES.
\ Percentage Up I r ( the Jax Air News 'incooperation
: with the Industrial
The patio dance held at the Relations
Evidently life aboard NAS Department tail i list
CPO Club last Saturday proveda various promotions Naval
Jacksonville, at least at Opera- huge success with a large turn- personnel.) Air

tions Department, is definitely out. Club officials announced that On the promotion roster effective
the next dance will be held on -
I okay ; July 23, 29 and 30, were 35
Saturday Sept. 1.
employees-26 from
| No less than four Operations On Sunday, Aug. 12, at 1400, Repair Department, two Overhauland from

I men reenlisted last week, boosting the club will feature barbecued Public Works Department
four
.. !NAS Jax reenlistment percentage guinea hen (chicken) served with from Supply Department, one

I even higher Two other whitehats Italian style barbecue sauce. The 1 1LAST from Fiscal Department, and two
one-half hen dinner will be
from Miscellaneous.
'also decided the Navy was "the PuT
served with the trimmings at
i i life for me." $1.20 per prder for adults and Promoted at O & R Were
Nathaniel Quarterman
leading.man .
Grady Roberts 4t 60 cents for the children.
aircraft mechanic (general)
)
| QM2, hav-
Departments interested in hold- third step to
supervisory progress-

ing ished just 13 years fin-, ing the private patio departmental or in the ballroom partieson FLIGHT-Louis Lindenborn, AMC, of Airborne Early man first step; Sherman Nolan,

I shipped for six Warning Squadron Four, Is "piped aboard" a Super Constellation helper radio mechanic second step
should contact the club managerat & durinr ceremonies commemorating his retirement last Thursday to radio mechanic first step; Josh
I more. Roberts Extension 369. after 22 years duty Leading chief of the squadron since May of this Richardson, helper radio mechanic
who hails from > year, he came aboard the squadron June :20, 1955. He is piped third to -
Wills, Point, aboard the Connie as Ralph Hutchtnson, BMC, (left) sounded the step radio mechanic
Texas, served Leads In BosVs pipe, while fellow chiefs tender the honorary salute. They first step; Libbya Schnorr, engineering -
aboard the USS Navy include, left to right: Mack Whitaker, AEC; Llnwod Kent, AMC; draftsman (general) GS-
William Ray ADC; and Robert Wings, ALC. 6 to supervisory, illustrator (technical .
Menhaden (SSRoberts
377)) prior to reporting here. He is Inventory Of equipment) GS-7; Clarence

I presently serving with the Mas- Lamb, supervisory engineering

ter-at-Arms force at Mainside. DOD Property OK Retirement 'Benefits draftsman engineering(general) GS-8 draftsman to supervisory

Leroy Tillery, (general) GS9.HERBERT .
EM1, a fellowshipmate The Department of Defense has
of disclosed the figures of the inven- Bill For Civil ServiceThe HALL, supervisory

tories of the three armed services engineering&: draftsman (general)

Roberts on the taken at the end of the 1955 cal- civil service retirement and family survivorship GS-7 to ,supervisory engineering

MasteratArmsforce endar year. The report, which has benefits for federal employees and their families has been I draftsman (general) GS-8; Ken-

also already been sent to Congress and signed into law by President Eisenhower. neth Salisbury, engineering t
raised his right to the President, shows the Navy draftsman[ (general) GS-6 to su-
hand for had the largest inventory with Known as the Jphnson bill, the with 20 years of service, and an pervisory engineering draftsman

another six. $58.7 billion. The Air Force new liberalized benefits will be- average salary of $4,000, could re- (electrical) GS-7; Benton Under-
Liking the sort come effective Oct. I, with the tire with an annuity of $1475. wood draftsman
.- ,.. .. showed $41.7 billion, and the engineering
Tillery of life the Navy Army had $34.5 billion. new 6.5 per cent salary deduction SURVIVORS BENEFITS grant (general) GS-6 to supervisory en.

I offers, Tillery has been serving The Navy controlled the least beginning with the first pay one-half the employee's earned gineering draftsman (general))

I with whitehats for the past 10 amount of land of the three. The period after Sept. 30. annuity, beginning immediately to GS-7; Edna Bethel, mail and file

years. He calls Lenox, Ga. home. Air Force's need for space to THE BASIC FORMULA for widow or dependent_ widower. clerk, GS-3 to mail and file supervisor

Wearer of D handle air training, maneuvers' computing the new retirementrates Formerly these beneficiaries GS-4; Frederick Mueller,

I four battle and testing and bomb and gun- are 1.5 per cent of average would receive the benefits only at electronics mechanic third step to

nery ranges is illustrated by the salary (highest five-year period age 50 or immediately if alreadyof Inspector (electronic equipment)
stars, and the fact that it controls almost 55 salary) multiplied by the years of age 50 or if a child survived. third step.Russell.

.J European and percent of the total land. The Air service not exceeding five; for the Children who receive more than Leonard, apprentice

Pacific Occupa- Force controls 17.9 million acres, next five years of service, 1.75 per one-half of support from deceased electrician (aircraft) first class to

I tion medals the Army 9.9 million and the cent of average salary, (or 1 per employee will receive, per child, production methods and standards

( James Moore, Navy 4 8 million. cent plus $25)) times years of serv- whichever is least ,of 1, 40 percent specialist GS-7; Thomas Rowan,

I MMC, is a Navy The total for the Defense agencies ice between five and 10; and serv- of average salary divided by production methods and standards
is $134.9 billion. This is broken ice in excess of 10 years, 2 per
veteran of 16 the number of children; 2, $600: specialist GS-5 to production
I
Moore, /\X down to $22 billion in real cent of average salary (or 1 per or 3, $1800 divided by number of methods and standards specialist
\ yea who r s.shipped : estate and $112.9 billion of per- cent plus $25)) times years of service children.A GS-7; Adrian Taylor, Jr., apprentice
I Moore sonal property. The Defense De- in excess of 10. I "
I I for his last hitch, hails from Wilmington REFUND OF retirement pay- electrician (aircraft) first
I N.C. and. is presently_ attached partment controlled 32.7 million Thus an employee with 30 yearsof ments may be obtained by the em- class to production methods and
acres of land on Dec. 31, last service, whose salarywas ployee of standards GS-7 Knapp
| to Operations. average regardless length of specialist ;

I Another Operations sailor who year. t $6,000, could retire with 'an service, if he is separated and files Starling, helper aircraft mechanic

1 decided to make it a career is annuity of $3375. Or, an employee claim at least 31 days before the (general) second step to production

Group Examines earliest commencement date of methods ,and standards spe-
Nautilus Sets RecordThe
Alexander
Bryant any annuity for which he is elig- cialist GS7.HOWARD.
Jr., AN, Nautilus, the Navy's
Service ProblemsIn ible.Other SCOTT, radio me-
who shipped first nuclearpowered subma- bills approved by the chanic third step to production

9 for six, having The rine, has cruised almost 50,000 84th Congress protect classified methods and standards specialist

just completedhis Field miles without refueling.The employees against salary cuts GS-7; Homer Moyer, aircraft me-

first four. Members of the Defense Advi- great efficiency and when their jobs are reclassified chanic (general) third step to pro
range of the 3,000-ton under- through no fault of their
sory Committee on Professionaland own: duction methods and standards
A
of
native Technical Compensation are water boat's atomic engine was grant regular status to indefiniteand specialist GS-7; Elmer Brozek,
Asheville N.C.
revealed in
closed-door
testi-
taking a series of field trips to temporary postal substitutes: aircraft mechanic (general) third
.. Bryant state! mony before a Senate Armed and bring Federal prison employees and
... "travel and observe first hand the conditions step to production methods
under which servicemen work Services subcommittee, and re- under the hazardous retire- standards specialist GS-7; James
i benefits" his
Bryant as cently made public.
i and live i ment provisions. Brown, joiner third step to pro-
.' I j reason for reenlistinc.Operations .. _
: Department Ralph J. cordiner, president of I duction methods and standards
General Electric Co., indicated the specialist GS-7; Charles Adams,
con- group would conduct a 'searching photo transferrer (metal) third
tributed onI review' of military life and defense step to production methods and

i ) other reenlistee -, ''"t. operations. The first of the standards specialist GS-7; Howard
I Ito the total in '
trips was made to Omaha, Neb., Thompson, electronics mechanic
1 '
I Edward Krei- J'
,i where committee members met third step to production methodsand
;der, ADI, of :t: 1j -
) v with Gen. Curtis
E. chiefof GS-7.
:' 't LeMay, standards specialist
maintenance ;
( : the Strategic Air Command.In .
j Kreider signed ; James Middleton, metalsmith
: addition to
: for 6 having 12 !,,f.<: \..,.. :.AIfI"' sonnel discussing with per- (aviation) third step to production
"" problems top mili-
t specialist
methods and standards
yearsservicebeKreider tary leaders, the committee plansto
hind him. He hails from Ocoee, GS-7; Earl Lindsey, metalsmith
conduct
; interviews
on-the-spot
1 from VA-105. (aviation) third'step to production
1\ Fla.: and reported with servicemen to get their un- x methods'and standards specialist

{ Last but not least, to reenlist restricted views on military life. aircraft instrument
GS-7 James Dollar,
i was William Holden, EN1, also The panel is expected to have ; mechanic second step to

: serving withOperations legislation needed to correct any production methods and standards

I De- shortcomings in military life specialist GS-7r Jacob Deel, radio
;
ready for presentation to the 85th
mechanic second step to produc-
Hol-
partment. Congress, which convenes next
tion methods and standards spe-
den who is January.
<. cialist GS-7; Harold Cruz, aircraft
from Bruns- Georgia farmer: No, I wouldn't instrument mechanic second step
a wick, Ga. has think of chargin' you for the to production methods and stand-

been with the cider. That'd be bootleggin' and M..I.. ll.1i ards specialist GS-7; and John

f: Navy for the praise the Lord I I ain't come to MISSILE SUBMARINE possible Leverence, production methodsand
Is shown in this future" GS-5 to
artist's conception of nffiletlint standards specialist
15 that yit. The peck of taters will a giant subma-
past
I years. rine complete with saw-teeth to standards
cut and
submarine
production methods
be $5. nets. The Navy Is
Holden developing: subs with missile-launchim
, capabilities specialist GS-7.


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1 & CVG-3 Racks Up Records




During 9-Monfhs TourOne



of the longest Mediterranean deployments on record for

an aircraft carrier and its air group has ended for Carrier Air

r wt Group Three of Fleet Air Jacksonville, when it returned after an

absence of more than nine months.

Under the command of Comdr. Riviera. ..:

Robert N. Miller pilots flew from CARRIER AIR GROUP Three

the aircraft carrier USS Ticon- participated in numerous Sixth

deroga, approximately 200 miles Fleet and NATO exercises. Con

from Norfolk, Va. ducted in conjunction with ships,

Enlisted personnel of CVG-3 units and aircraft of France, 4

based at NAS Cecil Fielc1, disem- Greece, Italy, Turkey and Great

barked from the carrier after it Dritian, these exercises are designed

'. docked in Norfolk. to keep ships and air
JSjp. groups in a condition of peak
_
S. SINCE THEIR DEPARTURE In readiness.

..""rT"": >> &\ J' r :' November last year, Carrier Air During exercise "Thunder-

RADIO SCHOOL GRADUATES-Twelve men were graduated from radio school of Fleet Air Group Three pilots amassed one head," the Ticonderoga was at

Wing 11. Their diplomas were presented by Cap Bowen F. McCleod, ComFairWin -11. Left to right: of the most impressive recordsever flight( quarters, and Air Group
Richard Cawthorne (instructor), ATS; Earl Loxier, SA, VP-18; Alvin Atkinson, AN, of VP-16; Richard set in the Mediterranean. Three had aircraft airborne
Stlllnovlc, AN, VP-18; Peter Grilly, AN, of VP-45; Michael Flynn, AN, VP-45; Stanley Furry, AN, Approximately 5,700 flights and around the clock for 81 hours. All
(honor man of the class) VP-16; William Bitxer, AN, VP.Ut.Pete: Covate, AA, VP-18; George De- more than 600 night landings were
ehambeau, AN, VP-45; Richard Elliott, AA, VP-18; Joseph Los, AA, VW-4; Paul Isaak. AN, VW-4; made.In personnel were fed at battle messing
and George Dwyer, RMC, (instructor). simulating wartime condi-

addition to 13 months of ex- tions.

tensive training prior to deploy- During "Maltex," final exercise

SAFETYBox New Reenlistment Options ment, the air group continued to prior to heading homeward, con-

train in basic and advanced carrier tinuous flight operations were

Score Guarantee Choice Of DutyChoice warfare procedures. conducted for 56 hours. Sir Robert

consisted E. Lay.coclc, Governor of Malta l
Disabling Injuries Through of duty assignments: by reenlistees, detailed in BuPers These flights of visual flew aboard the Ticonderoga as

Tuesday, August 7 Inst. 1306.2SC.which cancels BuPers Inst. 1306.25B, is one more indication and radar simulated attacks and guest of Vice Admiral Harry D.

This Month 0 of the urgent need in the Navy to retain skilled personnel. strikes; air cover for the Sixth : Felt, Commander Sixth Fleet. The
Fleet; close air support; fighter
This Year 4 Many personnel are shippingover anti-submarine Governor observed operations
sweeps; patrols;
Days Since Last to take advantage of the nu- duty in a Fleet command havinga while the air group flew attack
airborne ]
early warning; in-flight
Lost Time Accident 20 merous new benefits now offered. home port on the continentalU.S. missions against his island fort-
coast of choice. (This refueling; long range navigation;
Among these are the "reenlist- your
all weather carrier controlled approach ress.LT.
ment option," where recent revisions option does not guarantee assign- EDWARD KELLEY and Lt
and live ordnance -
160 NATTCenter offer the following induce- ment to any particular unit, activity landings In, rock- (Jg) Alfred Brooks of Attack
training gunnery,
ments to those planning to ship or locality) ets and bombs. Squadron 35, hold the air group's '

Grads To Stay over. ((7) A Wave reenlisting will be record for the longest single en- ,

((1) Assurance of 12 months assured of immediate reassign- THE "BIG T" CRUISED almost gine conventional aircraft flight.

duty in your ship, or 12 months 50,000 nautical miles, traveling to The longest single piloted jet
For Chief ExamsMore duty in the Fleet of your choice. ment to one of four distribution all major ports. Major ports visited flight is concurrently held -by

commands: Chief of Naval Air were: Valencia, Spain; Gib- three members of Fighter Squadron -
((2)) Elimination of option 5 by
160 of
than graduates ralter, D.C.C.; Cannes, France; Earl John
which a reenlistee could be transferred Training Command; Potomac 31. Ltjg's( ) Pearce
three schools at NATTCenter who River Naval Command; Com- Genoa, San Reno, and Naples, Bowden and Joe Henriquez, have
station of
to a receiving
obtained high marks upon recent Italy; Augusta Bay, Sicily Palma, each in
his choice for further assign mandant 14th Naval District; or ; logged one flight, with
graduations, have been retained District Majorica; Souda Bay, Crete; four hours
the Commandant of any one in-flight refueling,
ment the Chief of Naval
by Personnel
here to enable them to take the district in the continental U. S. Rhodes and Athens, Greece; Istan- and eighteen minutes.

examinations for petty officer bul, Turkey, and Beruit, Lebanon.
(She should indicate her choicesof Fighter Squadron 32 holds the
Addition of the AC
third class this month. I ((3)) ratingto
those not eligible] to partici- duty in the order of preference. Besides flying in all types of jet maintenance record, and

Graduates from Aviation Ord. pate in the program. .) weather, the ship was anchored at points up the outstanding work-

nancemen School Class A, Aviation ((4)) Reenlistees in Fleet units, A check shows that 90 per cent Qfanncs, France when Southern manship and "can-do" spirit of .
School
Electrician's Mate having selected option 3, may be of personnel shipping over were Europe was caught in its worst the usually forgotten men when
Class Aviation '
A and Storekeeper
granted option 1 as an alternate granted their first choice. Eightof storm in 90 years. As much as the records are publicized. Under

School who obtained a mark of choice at any time up to date of the remaining 10 got their second four inches of snow covered thecarrier' the direction of W. A. Webster,
75 percent or better during their maintenance chief maintenancemen
transfer. choice. All were assigned the flight deck, not uncommon ,
training program in the schools ((5)) Completion of a normal Fleet of their choice as this is to a flattop, but unusual maintained eight F9F-8

were retained. tour of duty if you are serving on I guaranteed. when it's anchored on the French "Cougars" for 100 percent in commission -
After the petty officer exams .
shore duty, whether it be Fleet,
they will receive their orders for CURRENTLY COMPRISED of
overseas or Bureau, if the activity -
new assignments. 600 enlisted men and 100 officers,
or command in which you are
'p.- Carrier Air Three
Group was
serving has an allowance for your
originally]] commissioned in the
rating and a normal tour has.
USS Enterprise been prescribed mid-1930's and presently is com-
prised of some of the Navy's old-
((6)) A minimum of 12 month's
Reunion SlatedThe est squadrons.
Travel Pay Bill For Making up the air arm are:

third annual reunion of Fighter Squadron 31, commandedby

crewmen of USS Enterprise Depend'is Study Comdr. Damon C. Mayes;

(CVS-5)) will be held in New The House is studying a bill Fighter Squadron 32, skipperedby

York City on Labor Day week introduced by Rep. Bob Wilson, Comdr. Harley F, Thompson;
'
Attack Squadron 35, under the
end Sept. 13.
,
(Rep. Calif.) to pay all military command of Comdr. Clark Johnson

The dates coincide with VJ-Day dependents for their transportation -
; and a detachment from Light
(Sept. 2)), and signify the gallant and travel in connectionwith
Photographic Squadron 62, head
role this veteran carrier playedin a permanent change of INTERIOR VIEW OF TilE X-1-This cutaway view of the ed by Lcdr. Samuel Pryor.
World War II against the station-whether or not the dependents Navy's midget submarine, X-1, shows some of the features for .
Japanese.The actually make the move. efficiency, comfort and safety of its four-man crew. Those features I
which can be seen are a dual control system which permits a one- Jet Trainer
"Big'E" is now berthed in The bill would amend the Career man operation, power plant separation from cabin, standing room, Contract Let
the Atlantic Reserve Fleet at Compensation Act of 1949 bunks, table and a walkway. Other Items include air conditioning
Bayonne, New' Jersey, and at which now permits payment of and temperature control, ample food and water storage and a hot The Navy has let a contract to
piste for warm meals. The X-l can be disassembled and major North American Aviation, Inc., to
least one meeting of the reunion travel ,money only after the. dependents -
air
components transported by
develop a basic jet trainer for use
will be held"on board. The ship have actually moved
aboard aircraft carriers.
was built at Newport News, Va., from the old station to the new I
The two-place trainer, desig-
in 1938 and was mothballed at one. Allowance
Family Separation
nated the T2J, will be built at
the end of World War II. ,The: Navy's argument for pas-
North American's Columbus
Former who plan to sage of the bill is that the con- ,
crewmen Stunned For Some Overseas Ohio, plant.
stant'movements of ships pre-
attend the gathering should con-
I I The T2J will have top speedof
tact: E. J. Knapp, 59 E. 4th St. vent families from being with The family separation allow- ments made to overseas person almost 500 miles an hour, fly
Corning, N. Y. Sergio Nesti, 1143 their sailor-husbands. Althougha who nel.
; ance to overseas personnel above 40,000 feet and have a
W. Oakdale, Chicago, III; D. C. ship may have a permanenthome do not live in available government I Defense officials claim that the range in excess of. 900 miles.
! Scarborough, 414 Ontario St. port, her operations sched- has been stopped, '
quarters family separation allowance la. Overall length will be about 38
Shreveport, La. or George Mat- ules take her away from the port due to a ruling by the Comptroller "entirely proper" under the Career feet, with a wingspan of 36 feet.

ranga, 1240 Gastlc Dr., Sacra- i for long periods. This discouragesthe General. Compensation Act of 1949, Thrust of the J.34 engine to be
families from staying on at
mento, Calif. Declaring that the allowance is and have, asked the Comptrollerto used is rated at 3,400 pounds.
the permanent station, the Navy
-- "improper" since it was not intended reconsider his decision. Pend- The contract for almost half a
WAC "Whatever became of
those ol': fashioned girls who says. 4 as a "bonus or gratuity," ing his reply, the armed forces million dollars was awarded to .

fainted when a boy kissed them?" Doctor: "You'll have to avoidall the Comptroller ordered the Sec- have stopped payment on the allowance North American after its design

WAVE "Whatever became of forms of excitement." retary of Defense not only to but have taken no steps was considered in competitionwith

the old-fashioned: boys who could Saddened chief: "Can't I even stop the payments but to "take toward recovering payments already models proposed by ether:,

make 'em faint look at them on the street?'' prompt action" to recover all pay- made. aircraft companies, the Navy said.r .






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DEPENDENCY AND INDEMNITY\ COMPENSATION AS PROPOSED BY THE

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SERVICEMEN'S\ AND VETERANS SURVIVOR BENEFITS ACT (IL R. 7089))


ray Under Over Over Over Over Over Over Over Over Over Over Over Over Over
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COMMISSIONED OFFICERS .
04 $112+12% 228.00 228.00 235.00 235.00 235.00 235.00 :35.00 235.00 23 .00 235.00 235.00 235.00 235.00 2-12.00

0.1 $112+12% 209.00 209.00 215.00 '215.00 215.00 215.00 215.00 215.00 215.00 215.00 215.00 25.00)'} 221,00 29.00
0.6 $112+12% 184.00 lU.oo 188.00 181.00 188.00 lU.oo 188.00 184.00' 188.00 101.00 199.00 20.00 2OG.00 210.00
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o-S $112+12% 169.00 169.00 173.00 173.00 '173.00 1'13.00.. 173.00 176.00 180.00 18.1.00 186.00 189.00 193.00 193.00
0-4 $IU+12% 161.00 16Loo: 164.00 1<<.00 164.00 167.00 '1'11.00 172.00 17i.00 176.00 1 O.00 182.00. 184.00 184.00

0-3 $112+12% 152.00 152.00 155.00 151.00 161.00 153.00 145.00 167.00 169.00 171.00 1'12.00 174.00 174.00 1'1..00
0-2 $112+12% 144.00 145.00 '153.00 .1$3.00 155.00 156.00 15&.00 160.00 15100 lS1.oo 162.00 In.DO 16100 162.00
0-1 $112+12% 139.00 141.00 148.00 148.00 150.00 152.00 154.00 15e.00 157.00 157.00 151.00 15'1.00 151.00 157.00

wnitANT omcns _
w. $112+12% 152.00 155.00 155.00 155.00 157.00 159.00 J81.00 .183.00 161.00 16 .00. 171.00 1'12.00 174.00 1'16.00
W.3 $IU+12r. 149.00 151.00 151.00 151.00 15.00' 1$3.00 154.00 156.00 151.00 158.00 161.00 164.00 166.00 168.00
W.2 $112+12,. 144.00 146.00 148.00 146.00 147.00 149.00 i51.00 153.00 IM-OO 155.00 151.00 '159.00 161.00 153.00
W.l $112+12" 139.00 143.00 143.00 lU.OO 145.00 141.00 148.00 149.00 150.00 151.00 '153.00 155.00 151.00 157.00

ENLISTED rEaSONS
E.1 $112+12" 13'1.00 139.00 139.00 140.00 141.00 143.00 144.00 145.00 146.00 141.00 149.00 151.00 153.00 153.00

E-. $112+12% 134.00 135.00 135.00 138.00 138.00 139.00 141.00 142.00 lU.OO 143.00 145.00 141.00 147.00 147.00
E-5 $112+12" 130.00 132.00 132.00 134.00 135.00. 137.00 138.00 13i.oo HO.OO 141.00 142.00 H3.00 143.00 143.00
E.4 $112+12% 127.00 129.00 19.00 132.00 133.00 134.00 135.00 136.00 137.00 138.00 139.00 139.00 139.00 139.00
E-3 $111+12% 124.00 121.00. 127.00 128.00 129.00 '130.00 131.0 132.00 132.00 132.00 132.00 131.00 132.00 132.00

E-2 $112+12" 123.00 125.00 125.00 126.00 '121.00 127.00 128.00 128.00 128.00 18.00 128.00 128.00 128.00 18.00
E.l $112+12% 122.00 124.00 124.00 125.00 125.00 125.00 125.00 125.00 125.00 12.00: 125.00 125.00 125.00 125.00
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E.I $111+12% 122.00
(under 4 months)



All Hands Should Study AspectsOf Term Policics'Discontinued Group Tackles



New.Survivors Benefits BillAn Benefits ActThe By Details Of New


SALTY HUMOR FROM entirely new system of financial assurances for members special five-year non- Benefits ActThe

HERE AND THERE"So of the Armed Forces and their dependents has been. established convertible NSLI policies, for
through the Survivors Benefits Act. Considered one which those in service must Defense Department has
you heard the bullet whiz of the most important legislative measures presented to the apply within 120-days after established an inter-service com-
past you?" asked the'lawyer of 84th Congress to make military careers more attractive, it discharge, will be discontinued mittee to work out uniform proc-

Clem, who was up for disorderly will go into effect Jan. 1, 1957. Jan. 1, 1957 under the Survi- esses for putting the complex
conduct. Survivor Benefits Act into effect
divided into five Benefits Act according to
Basically vor ,
gible for dependency and indem- lathe Armed Forces.
"
"Yes sir I heard it twice.
parts the Act increases death the Veterans Administration.
nity compensation due to death, The
"How's that compensation allowances-especially Policies now in force, or legislation, now awaiting
remarriage the VA
divorce or President Eisenhower's
"Heard it whiz when it passed to widows-and provides issued before the effective date signature,
will make monthly compensation
.. and heard it again when I them with more equitable pay- payments to the children at the of the new law, will not be effected will set up a new system of bene-
fits for servicemen and their dependents
passed HI""Sir ments. It also puts all service per- the VA said. -
following rates: One child $70 a '
sonnel under full Social Security month; two children $100; three The act also continues the starting Jan. 1, 1957.
of veterans disabled in In addition, all military .
paying monthly benefits to those right personnel
I want to report a terrible children, $130; and $25 a month
mistake on the firing range to- beyond the age of 65 and giving for each additional child. service to apply to the VA forth will be put under Social Security .
< day. greater protection to their dependent <<;! five-year policy or any on a contributory basis.
survivors in the event 6f DEPENDENT PARENTS' COM- other of the six permanent Among the administrative problems -
"What" kind of a mistake, ser- death. PENSATION-The new law is plans of NSLI within one-year to be solved by the Committee -
geant? m fairer than the old as far as
par- of the date their disabilitiesare
Under the present system of are:
"We hit the target. : ents concerned. The act -
wrong are
prescribed
found to be service connected -
partial gratuitous social security Methods of certifying to the
"Well that doesn't sound too I payments to dependent AFPS
coverage for the Armed Forces ( ) Veterans Administration the exact
serious, why about it?" : parents on a sliding scale.
worry
based basic status of deceased
on a $160 monthly wage : pay serv-
"Glad to know you felt that credit, those who eventually retire For example, a parent with an a monthly deduction of two per- icemen whose survivors are now
way, sir, because from now on, lose their military credits upon income of less than $750 a year cent of base pay from each indi- on the compensation rolls in order
your air mail will be coming by leaving active service, exceptin can receive $75 a month compensation vidual serving on active duty. that benefits which may be due

bus certain limited conditions.Full .I If income ranges between However the maximum amountof under the new law may be determined
$1,250 and $1,500 a year, the payments *
which be taxed is ;
participation in the Social I pay may
Medical Officer: "Now really Security System requires a will be $30 a month. When $4,200 a year. A private first class Procurement and distributionof

sailor, in civilian life would you monthly deduction of two percent both parents are dependent the with two years service will pay Social Security cards and numbers
come to me with a trivial com- from the pay check of the worker total benefit may be as much as $2.34 a month and a sergeant first for members of the Armed
if their combined income is
plaint like this? $100
plus an additional two percent class with eight years service, Forces;
Sick Sailor: "No, Sir, I'd send contribution by his employer less than $1,000 a year. $4.45 a month. The maximum Establishing procedures for

for you." based on the employee's wages up SOCIAL SECURITY-All military yearly deduction will not exceed reporting "wage credits" for servicemen
.
to $350 a month. personnel will be covered by $84 regardless of the base pay in to the Social Security Ad.
After almost two years in New SINCE THE SERVICEMEN Social Security. This will require any grade. ministration;

Caledonia, and the SolomoN, a 0 Coordinating regulations,
work for the U.S. government, the .
Bluejacket was sent to a State manuals and documents which
employee's share will be matchedby :
aide Naval Air Station. He was Defense funds. Those retiring will be required in each of the
complaining to his buddies at his services.
from the service after becoming I
new billet that headquarters gave qualified contributors to the system I The committee will be composed
him a two-hour notice to leave I of one or more representatives
(14 to 18 months), draw
the South Pacific. monthly Social Security benefits : from the Army Navy Air
"How that hour and 55 minutes plus retirement pay. w. Force and Marine Corps, with the

dragged until those trucks: The five parts to the new law I chairmanship rotating at four-
came." he recalled are: ..v month intervals:
.
SIX-MONTH DEATH GRATUITY The Director of Information and
.
-This is a lump-sum paymentto Education in the Office of Assistant
The hostess turned from the I the widow, child or parent of a Secretary: t>f Defense for
piano on which she had been I. serviceman who dies on active Manpower and Reserves, Carter
butchering "Carry Me Back To duty. L Burgess, also will be repre

Old Virginny" and observed that The gratuity, paid to eligible sented on the panel to coordinate
one of her guests was sobbing un survivors is computed at viz times instruction of servicemen on their

controllably all items of monthly pay of the. H' rights and benefits under the act.
There, there," she murmered deceased-but not allowancesinan (AFPS)
comfortingly "are you a Virginian amount not less than $800 or' ,

?" more than $3,000.WIDOW'S Wave HMs Eligible For
"No, madam," said he. "A COMPENSATIONThis .
musician." is a new type of monthly Reserve Commissions
.
benefit called and
,
"dependency Wave hospital corpsmen now
A preacher at the close of his indemnity compensation," paid toa may apply for training in civilian
sermon discovered one of his widow by the Veterans' Admin- nursing schools which may leadto
deacons asleep. He said: "We will istration. The amount is calcu- a reserve commission.All .

now have a few minutes cf lated at the rate of $112, plus 12 AGO DARRACK8..ItEADY-Comdr. Robert Woodside training such schooling will, be at
prayer. Deacon Brown, will you percent of the base pay of the facilities officer, makes a final Inspection of the buildings at AGO government expense with the
- lead?" serviceman. School prior to the school being opened next Monday. Reporting Navy paying for tuition, fees,
the buildings ready Is Elton Wearer BM1, master-at-arms, while
Deacon Brown suddenly CHILDREN'S COMPENSATIONS -
(waking up I books, uniforms and ,room and
(left to right) are Ray Goshert. AN; Kenneth Longford. AA;
] ): "Lead? I Just dealt -When a widow is not eli Robert Emery, AN; and_ Dennis Henderson, AN. board.
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9 August JAX AIR NEWS Page Seven

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Teams Enter z. .,-r, ,...
10

Links LeagueWith Scarbrough Leads Eastern .

c ,\ ,
tae a \ \
ten teams entered, theNATTCenter

Intramural golf Golf At Half-Way Mark .
league was to open this afternoon rw aaury

with five matches scheduled.
Playing with six-man teams : Bill Scarbrough, Jacksonville Navy's lone entrant in the
All-Navy Eastern Golf Championships being played here
the schedule will run until Sept.I I on-
matches' the NAS Jax links, pulled into a three stroke lead at the half
with Tuesdays and
6,
way mark of the 72-hole open division.
Thursdays.

Big Bill stroked a two-over par 54 holes had H. M. Sias, 5th ND,
74 Tuesday to go with his Mon- the leader with a 76. Behind Sias

Training Center day's 70, making him even par at the end of'18 were W, H. Swin-
for the first
36 holes.
son of CincLantFleet, 81; Joseph
THREE STROKES behind was Langley, USS Bowers 82; and
Plans
4-Leagne Bethel Ingram of Pensacola witha Dutch Dutcher, 6th ND, 82.

74-73 for 147. Earvin Scott, for- Estelle St. Claire, of 5th ND

Fall ProgramNAS mer NAS Jax champ, now playing moved into the first round lead

for CincLantFleet, posted 73- of the women's division with a

Special Services an- 76 for a 149, while George Aggas 91 over the first 18 holes. Her

nounced this week its plans for also of Pensacola and a 6ND representative I closest rivals were Rose Fedus,

the fast approaching fall intra- r had an aggrgate of 5th ND, 116; Virginia Pitts, PRNC,

mural sports' program. 150 ((73-77)) for the 36 holes. 121; and Eleanor Brannack,

The four intramural sports The tournament will be con- PRNC, 125.RESULTS.

*which will make up the fall cluded this evening with the five :
(
agenda are: golf, bowling, ,touch --'. low scorers to compete in the All- Open Division, 36 holes: Scar

football and volleyball. Basketball CHAMP AND FORMER CHAMPS These"'old '- "' Navy tourney at Norfolk next brough, 6ND, 70-74, 144; Ingram,
will be added later on in the known "pros, well week. All-Navy winners in turn 6ND
In Navy golfing circles, get together during the current 73-74, 147; Scott, CincLant.
season. All-Nary Eastern Golf Championships being p'ayed! at the NAS will vie for honors in the Inter- Fleet, 73-76, 149; Aggas, 6ND, 73-
Units and divisions wishing to course All three have held, at one time or another, the NAS lax Service meet at Eglin AFB, Fla. 77, 150; Greco, ComOne, 75-77,
team }In all' any of Station championship. At left Is Tony Greco, NAS champ in 194S beginning 20.
enter a or the and 49, now representing ComOne Bill Aug. 152; Jim Kinder, 6ND, 77-75, 152;
; Scarbrough, Jax Navy,
I four leagues are asked to be represented present champion; and Earvln Scott, Station titleholder in 1952, TilE SENIOR division, which Picard ComOne, 77-75, 152; Bray,
at the meetings set for now carrying the banner of CincLantFleet. opened play Tuesday and will be ComNine, 74-79, 153; Lindeman,

the coming weeKs. ComFive, 75-79,154 Bill Mitchell
.. ....... .. ., .,. ; ,
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are'scheduled w" .,. :.
for "
Meetings : ,;...&. <' ';; '''"''r' ",, .f". ,. ,'.: II ComFour, 78-76, 154.
golf, Aug. 10 touch football, Aug CrackerjaxFirst '". o1j\.; i'' > : ( r .;' ,,:' !'J Senior-Sias 5ND 76
; ,'if'- : ..... ; \ t.,6 ,;" .. t ", ; Swinson,
: ,
17; bowling, Aug. 17, and volley- ,_ ; {.1t'; > ,; ';;" '';I """,, ,. L.,.. CincLant, 81; Langley, USS Bow
;
ball, Aug. 20. Tune of the meet- HalfWinners )0.,il-, < ...\,' .:', r,. ,7f. h ,.'' ;., ,' ''kt' .' :'--,' ers, 82; Dutcher, 6ND, 82; Christie,
ings is set for 0930 and they will f:'," ,. : ,... '" ::f' ,.',..,;')r'i', ,; ComFour, 86; Griffin, ComFive,

be held at NAS Special Services, ,!" .. \ .!: .. ., "..' 'If' 86; Sims, ComEight, 88.
Building 930.Officials i f I" Women's Division St. Claire,
f'iJ't(:
for the refereeing of t ,.: ., ...,4. "M ,:.... ComFive, 91; Fedus, ComFive,
intramural football are urgently 'tJ ," 116; Brown, PRNC, 121; Pitts,
needed. The Jax Navy Crackerjax re- ..":_. .''. ..,: ,: ," / ..rli41f: : : ; :; : :'; ;' ,', PRNC, 121; Brannack, PRNC, 125; -
turning to action after
a long lay- Jungerson, ComFive, 130.
off, sewed up the first round of
Varnes Shine InMDoubles the Jacksonville Women's
League
Monday night. Varsity S'Ballcrs Fliers Host Archers ScoreIn

ActionIn The Waves had little trouble in For
Prep TourneyJax Meet
downing Merrill-Stevens, 9-3, in a Pinecastle

last week's Mixed Doubles make-up event. Prior to Monday Navy's softballers, prep- Jax Navy Freelancers fared

bowling, Dan and' Joan Varnes I evening's tilt the Wave unit was ping for the Sixth Naval District Jax Navy's baseballers returnto well in the field open division
made the, biggest move in the tied with Merrill-Stevens for the
tournament at Green Cove their home orchard for a two- Sunday on the Jax Bowhunters
standings, taking four points from first round championship. '
Steve and Jeanne Varnes and Springs, beginning Aug. 20, game setto with Pinecastle AFB.. archery range by taking the
three WITH THE Crackerjax defend- came through with three pre- Both tilts are set for Mason Field: first three places.
from Claude and
Yvonne
Foster ing their 1955 crown, two games tournament victories. with Friday's fray billed for 1600 Top honors went to Bill Weath-
even though they lost remain to be played between Mer- and Saturday's action at 1400. erby, AE-A School, followed by
three to Al and June Hughes. Tomorrow (Friday) night
rill-Stevens and the Station las- i The Fliers will be seeking to Dick Stengrim, NavAirWeaps;
Jim and Betty Sauers took the Fliers meet Green Cove and Walt Howard FawtuLant.In .
sies for second round laurels. extend their win streak against ,
three from Red Springs Navy in a warm-up at
and Elinor Green- the field open division for
their Airmen, whom they have I
wood, to remain The girls-in-blue are looking Green Cove. They play Cecil
one point aheadof been twice before. women, Brady Ebersole of Cecil
Al and Celia D Palma, who ahead to a weekend of tough com- Field on Enterprise Field Mon. Field, landed second place and
took three from Bob and Co petition as they leave tonight for day evening, and then play Sporting a record of 33 wins Rose Weatherby of the Freelan-
Dausch. Eglin Air Force base to play two Green Cove again here Aug. 17. and 23 defeats and two ties, the cers came in third.
game fray with the Wafs. Fliers split a pair with Savannah
Clean sweeps were scored by Built around a pitching staff Defense Project last week. Stengrim took a second in the
Bob and Marge Perkins over RETURNING to home Sunday, of Jeff Lazarus, Beach Mc- men's broadhead round and Brady
Ernie and Clare O'Neal, and Bill : the Crackerjax will meet Merrill- Daniels, Paul Trent and Bob I The Savannahans turned back Ebersole and Rose Weatherby finished .

and Kay Botthof over Georgeand Stevens sometime during the Hawkins, the Fliers defeated Lefty Frank Jankunis and the second and third in the
i Fliers, 2-1, in the first fray while
,
Alice Lancaster. Bill and week in city-league competition. Vanderbilt Lounge, 16-7; and women's division.
Ronny Syme pitched the localsto .
Billie Kane upset Joe and Dot Saturday, Aug. 18, the Wave Cecil Field, 12-5, and 18-1. -' .
a 7-4 decision in the second.
Boatwright for three points, and contingent will be primed and
of
The team is made up
Games scheduled with
Pensa-
Steve and Jeanne Varnes took ready to meet the Jacksonville NATTCenter and Mainside CardsBearsClash .
four from Jake and Fran Parison Gator Girls, a semi-pro.cJub, at cola last weekend were rained
a forfeit players. out. The Fliers host the Savan-
Lackawanna ball park.
-, nah Defense Project in a return
engagement Aug. 16-17 at Mason In Jax

Field] wtih both games startingat


I 1600. August 18th

r The Navy's Test Pilot Training

x School at the Naval Test Center .

Patuxent River, Md., is one of Football will 'arrIve early for

only three such schools in the Jacksonville fans who are assured -
\ I. free world. of seeing a bang-up grid-

iron tussle when the Chicago

Bears and the Chicago Cardinals ,
SPORTS meet in the Gator Bowl August I
18 at 2000.

SCHEDULEBaseball The two top pro clubs claim .
1 t rosters comprising some of the

: Jax Fliers vs Pine finest talent in the National pro-

castle Air Force here, Aug. 10-11; fessional League. The two clubs
Fliers at Savannah Defense Pro staged a terrific struggle in

ject, Aug. 1617. last year's exhibition contest in
the same stadium with the Cardinals
Wave Softball: Crackerjax at
I '
upsetting the highly favored
I
-
Eglin Air Force Base, Aug. 10-11; Bears. The Bears are con-
Crackerjax vs. Jacksonville Gator
sidered by
many experts to bo
Girls, Aug. 18, Lackwanna Park. the class of the pro league this
Golf: Finals of the All-Navy year.
Eastern Golf Tournaments here
Tickets for th<;tpro game are
.J today (Thursday). on sale at the Tourist and Con-

_..... ... Intramural Sports: Golf meet- vention Bureau in downtown
TITLE BOUND-Jax Navy's Crackerjax: Waves softballers are eyeing another title, the City ing, Aug. 10, 0930; Touch Football Jacksonville; Howard's Vanderbilt
11'omen's League, and this trio Is having much to say about It. Chuckere Diana Fitzpatrick (left) and
meeting 17
0930
Carol Hooser, left photo, have shared most of the mound duty for the Crackerjax and will do likewise Aug. ; Bowling Bar, West ,Adams St.; and
In the upcoming Sixth ND tournament August 20. "Fltz" has a 10-2 record, while "Hoose" Is 9-4. The meeting, Aug. 17, 0930; Volleyball Van's Green Derby Riverside
capable barkstnmw: for the CrackerJax Is Nancy Ward (right) who Is hitting the apple at a lofty 471. meeting, Aug. 20, 0930. Ave. .__




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I NAVY WIVES mmmm : > .; t ,.- -' "'\"J0; Be Wise

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CORNERThe FOR RENT .,,.",.':' bottles and cooking utensils and

baseball between Jax 2 bdrm. unfurn. apt. $65. :218 E. ,: fill with drinking water as city
game Milwaukee Ave. Orange Park. water service may be inter-
Navy Wives No. 86 and Cecil ,
CO rupted.
Field Navy Wives No. 121 was a 4-5471. t
close one, with Cecil Field win- 2 bdrm. furn. hse. 4415 MarquetteAve. (4q ; ; N 10. Have flashlights and other

ning by a score of 1413. See owner 2919 Doric Ave. emergency lights in working
EV 95224. Harris. condition and keep them handy.
No. 86 feels its team did very 11. Be sure to have gasoline in
good considering the fact they had S rm. furn. apt. $50. 218 13th Ave.
your car. If electric power is off,
only two practice sessions before EV 73658. Parker. filling stations may not be able ...

the game, and are eagerly working nfurn.. gar. apt. 4346 Shirley to operate pumps for several
forward to a rematch later on. Ave. EV 93146. Sheffield I ri.S. days.

ONE OF TIlE JUDGES for the 4 rm. furn. apt. '2037 Herschel '12: Check on everything that

Second Annual Kiddie King and St. $65. EV 7-4321. might blow, away or be torn

Queen contest, will be Joan Po- Business lady would like to share loose Garbage cans, garden

meroy of WMDR-TV, All the win- home with lady. 5744 Black- tools, signs, porch furniture,
ners of the contest will be on the thorn Rd. 1 awnings and other objects become -

television program Open House, FOR SALE : ." weapons of destruction in
[ Monday, Aug. 27, at 1600. Plans Trailer hurricane winds. Store them all
27' hse. trailer. Thompsons -
are in process now for television Court. Lot 17. t:. inside if'possible.
during the contest, '\;: "': $
coverage ; 13. Be that window
t '.. ,., :::tiV'> sure a or
:2 bdrm. hse. $600 dn. $44 mo. : .
: .
:
26 at
which will take place Aug. ,
: door be the lee
i > .. : can opened on
1294 Stimson St., Murray HilL i :
1600 in King HalL t' ',< < .1" '1 1 aide of the house the side
after
EV 8-1505 ( 1800). :
Time for entering children is ;: '.. opposite the one facing the wind.
growing short so do It soon. Applications :2 bdrm. C.B. hse. $46 mo. 2548Bcaverbr'ook. fi'f'.. :: 14. If the center or "eye" ot

I and information may be I EV 9-0737. Hiers. ______un............. '__m_ _._ __ ,MOl n.41 t ....'. ...i!. the storm passes directly over,
obtained from the following: 3 bdrm. C.B. hse. GI equity, $55 there will be a lull in the wind
LIFE SAVES-Cpl. Ro.Totun of Aviation Storekeeper
Venetia Terrace, Alice Meyer, mo. 5248 Glenwood Ave. EV School at the Naval Air Technical Training Center explains the lasting from a few minutes to
5173 Pennant Drive; Dewey Park, 8-0121 or Ext. 777. Pierotti. use of the Walters torpedo buoy to shipmates Pfc.. Wallace Conyers half an hour or more. Stay In
Hath Damon, 3309A Gibbs; Azalea 3 bdrm. hse. GI equity. 6128 Or- and Tony Cippola, AKS. Totten completed the recruit training a safe place. Make emergency
Rita Mann Lot 143 class and successfully passed the examinations for the Volunteer the lull if
Trailer Park, ; tega Farms Blvd. EV 8-1356. repairs during neces-
Life Saving Service at Jax Beach, a unit of the American Red Cross
Cedar lUlls, Ruth Reese, 6322 Con te. and U.S. Coast Guard in Duval county sary, but remember the wind

Bondy Place; Ortega Hills, Kay 2 bdrm. hse.< GI equity, $49 mo. will return suddenly from the
Botthof 4865 Homecrcst Circle; r-- opposite direction frequentlywith
5255 Camille Ave. EV 98680. ,
and NAS Nursery. Roberts. 60 ,Middle Class even greater violence.

A BARBECUE and picnic for 34' hse. trailer. $2795. 6301 Roose- 15. Be calm. Your ability to

members, prospective members, velt Blvd., Lot 29. EV 72833. Includes 273 EMThe meet emergencies will Inspireand
guests and their families will be help others.
held aboard the station at the White.LOST AND FOUND Class Of 1960 at the U.S. .

Skeet Club Saturday, Aug. 11, at Lost-Benrus watch, expansion Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md., Five SecNav
;1600. The children will attend un- band: Lost in front of Navy Exchange will include 273 enlisted men
1 tit 1900. There will be games and Aug.. 2. If found con- from the regular Navy and Ma- (Personnel are invited to visit (Continued from Page 1)

prizes for their entertainment. tact Southerland, NAS Dispensary -,. rine Corps and their Reserve the USO Servicemen' Club at 37 are now 90 per cent safety con.
Starting at 2000 there will be Ext. 629. forces.. West Monroe St. The club open scious.

dancing and a social for the MISCELLANEOUSRide All of the 127 new midshipmen from 0900 to 2230 daily.) TilE AWARDS, COVERING the

adults. wanted from Murray Hill. who were on active duty, and 20 Thursday, August 9 2000, year 1955, were not the first won

Bring food- and refreshments- -- for to NAS. Working hrs. 0730-. of the 146 reservists appointed, Surprise Nite. by any of the three commands.NAS .
your own f family.: Anyone;; who 1610. EV 85659or- Ext. 8532 entered the academy following a Friday, August, 10 2000, Jacksonville received: i
wishes to use the stoves, must Shurling. six-month course at the Naval Special food snack. awards for industrial safety in

provide their own charcoal and< Ride wanted from Jax Beach to. Preparatory School, Bainbridge, Saturday, August 11 1000, 1948, '51, '52 and '54. It received
wood. Those who plan to attend NAS. Working hrs.: 08001630. Md.The Open house; 2000, Orchestra awards for motor, vehicle accident -
should contact Kay Botthof, EV Ext. .ft 6. Masters. appointments made by the dance. prevention In '51 and 52.:

7-2157 or Phyllis Blessinger, EV --I.e Secretary of the Navy, were basedon Sunday, August 12 1000, The Naval Hospital received
74959. comparative standings in the Coffee hour and off to church; motor vehicle accident prevention

A MEETING was held at the Jax Talent three-day Naval Academy scholastic L730-Vespers and refreshments; awards in '51, '52, '53 and 54, reporting
examinations given last 2000, Free movie "Blue Bloods." its last vehicle accidentin
Club House, Dewey Park, Aug. 3,
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for members who will be assisting March, the Navy said. Monday\ August 13 1900, 1950. NATTCenter received the
is that both Rodifer
a possibility :. ... Ping pong and open house. industrial award in '52 '53
with the Kiddie King and Queen ----- --- safety ,
contest. and McMeekin may also be invited The great, thing in this worldin Tuesday, August 14 2000, and '54.Charles.

to the finals. Rodifer ap- not so much where we are, but Bingo, games, dancing. Able and Spero Tasso-
At the last business meetingnew peared on the TV program las 15 2000
in what direction we are going. Wednesday, August poulis are safety engineers respectively -
members were welcomed into year. Dancing.

the club. They were Lee Cum- In the July 31 6ND trials, the _ ________uu__ Thursday, August 16 2000, at NAS and NATTCenter. -
mins, Nancy Northrup, Dorothy Continentals finished first, with Surprise Nite.Electrician. Lt. T. Crawford is safety
Kimler and Dorothy Blackburn. McMeekin second and singer John .hbn ie 4.- officer at the Hospital.

Rose Brown has been named as Anthony, of Memphis, third. Rod- a In the past year the industrial
the new chairman for the Not ifer, and another Jax entrant, I School frequency record at NAS was 1.66,

New Shop. Helpers will be Virginia Oene Van Paemel, YN2, of VF-11 I Honors To Steverson military and civilian personnel

Obcrmiller and Jean were chosen as alternates. But in b" ,y ikhpt I Honor student In Friday's Avia- combined. The severity rate was
the Southeastern trials 1.11.NATTCenter.
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man and finished among the top NATTCenter Serenaders band

Thursday, August 9 f S six in Airman Preparatory School and any NATTCenter personnel,
Mainside Carousel (color Pam's Pram Takes at Norman, Okla. student or support, wishing to

musical drama): Gordon MacRae, Steverson has been assigned to take part should contact James

Shirley Jones.NATTCenter. 2nd In SailboatingPam's NAAS Kingsville, Texas, for Padgett, Naval Air Weapons Sys-

It's A Dogs Pram, sailed by Pamela duty. tem School, Extension 8264.A .
Life (color comedy drama): Ed Woodside and Teresa Mooney, ---...--_-- wide variety of instrumentsare
mund Gwenn, Jarma Lewis. M, h available for those wishing to
took second place to Red Sails, of
Hospital Green Fire (color FDR Docks
join.
the Jax Rudder Club, at the r'Th
advent cine.): Stewart Granger, Juk' _4.--
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new records penetrated
Friday August 10
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Jax Navy Junior fleet. farther south into Antarctic waters Blue Cross-Blue Shield mem-
Mainside
The Conquerorcolor In the craft the '
large race Say than any other U.S. carrier, bers are reminded that paymentsare
( drama cine): John Wayne, Wanda
sailed by Tom and
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due 13-14. .
Susan liayward. reaching the 62nd parallel, just Aug.
Mooney finished first. The An-
west of Smith Islands which lies
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dromeda was stymied by light 480 miles south of the Cape.
musical drama): Gordon MacRae, winds in the first race and fin-
Shirley Jones. ished 10th.Shirley it4; ; Equator crossing ceremonies accounted I icial
Hospital It's A Dogs Life for the second record set, I It
(color comedy drama): Edmund Jones. with 2,700 "Pollywogs" being initiated 1 0P
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Saturday, August 11 Saturday, August 11, HOO TAM 1fi'4 p pa the Deep the second day out of ( I I 01. T SE01

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(color drama cine.): John Wayne, Sundays and holidays-1400 also. Hampton Beach (N.II.) beauty Except for two days of choppyseas
Susan Hayward. NATTCenter movie 1400, contest face stiff oppositionfrom out of Valparaiso, the entire
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musical drama): Gordon MacRae, movie 1900 only. Rowley, Mass. to be specific -one of the smoothest on record. (Answer to Pate 3 Puzzle)