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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: September 27, 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).
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VOL-14 No. 27 UNITED! STATES NAVAL AIR, STATION, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA 27 September 1956

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.r Repair Hangar 1 I INow



In Use

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The first helicopter slated :

for overhaul in the new $2
million helicopter hangar at

NAS Jax was rolled off the assembly

t Ml l li l i1N lp p l lv line in Hangar 123,
t which the Overhaul and Re

pair Department is vacating,
and into the 200 x 500 foot
structure which has been

nearly two years a-building.
wI Located at Wright and Enter-

]prise, the recently completed
Hangar 101W will house 32 shops.Its .
area, combined with that of
the extension to 0 & R's original
A J hangar, will increase the roofed

.area of the Department to 1,038-

364 square feet, or almost 24 .
acres.

INTO TilE ENORMOUS depth \
of the hangar and into the han-

gar extension will go machineryand
.
related equipment valued at

y ""-.w. .- 118.. -- .... ... more than $700,000. Hangar 101W
GIANT HANGAR NOW IN USE-Visible evidence of the tremendous growth of the NAS Jai Overhaul and Repair DepartmentIn thus will equipped. to handlea
I the last several years Is the huge helicopter repair hangar which dwarfs many of the surrounding buildings and creates a new work schedule for fiscal year
landmark on the Station. NAS Jai 0 & R Is the only helicopter repair facility on the East Coast capable of performing all the vital Important \ 1958 which will include overhaulof
functions that keeps the Navy 'copters In the air.Ass't eight different types of helicopters .


HR2S-1:, IIRS-2/3 the HSS-1, HUL-l, HOIS-1/3., IIUP-:

SecNavy To 'Kick Off' 56 NavyDuvalCommunity and IITL456.:

Visits StationAssistant In addition to helicopter over-
haul operations, it is contemplatedthat
Secretary of the the R4D assembly line also
Navy R. H. Fogler arrived by Fund Drive FridayThe will be moved into the new han-
air at the Naval Air Station
early Tuesday afternoon from gar.MOVING ALL TYPES Of

Washington, D. C. for a two- time is now! equipment, machinery, setting up
day stay. With this thought in mind, hundreds of key personnel involved in the operation of the assembly lines and moving in

He was met by Rear Adm.D. 1956 Navy-Duval Community Fund Drive will gather Friday at 1400 at the Mainside Theatre aircraft and parts without onco S. Cornwell, CommanderFleet Building 612, to officially kick off the big campaign in an effort to raise $110,000 dur- .disrupting work schedules is a \
Air'Jacksonville, and ing the next seven weeks. Job in itself-and one for experts

Capt. W. S. Harris, commanding Campaigners, committee members only. Plans, dates, precise location .
tion of the drive or may be paidin are being distributed. Each indi-
officer, NAS Jacksonville. solicitors various commanding of individual item
every were
full at any time during the vidual is urged to meet his obli-
lIe paid a visit to NAAS May- officers of participating com- charted weeks ago. 'Work sched-
campaign. gation, thus helping the Naval
port and the aircraft carrier of the ules were coordinated with
mands, plus representatives the
Pledge cards bearing a sched- activities to carry their share of
USS Forrestal Wednesday.At local Community ChestUnitedFund plan, to prevent loss"of valuable
ule of suggested contributions the charitable load imposed upon
1030 this morning the assistant will assemble to gather time. Finally the actual moving
which approximate a day's pay (Please turn to Pare 8, Col. 5)
secretary departed by figures and facts before embarking I period! was established for Sept.
plane for NAS Anacostia. : .on the one big fund drive in 15-27: ,, to be carried out mostly
1956: which opens Oct 1 and closes during weekends, with material,
Nov. 16. shop stores and supporting shops

During the campaign all handsof going first.Responsible.
New Form SS-5
commands based at NAS Jack- L for this Intricate
sonville, NAS Cecil Field, NAAS operation is the Industrial Planning -

Now In MailStacks Mayport and Navy Fuel Depot, .. Division, Production En-
will be asked to make a contribution t gineering Group. The move itselfis
of the new form SS-5,
being performed by the Plant
through this "once a yearcampaign" ,
.
for use by those not in possessionof to the Community Assembly and Dispatch Divisions.
a Social security card, are now
O & R ANTICIPATES
Chest-United Fund and the Navy that be- .
being shipped to all units by the
tween 325 and 350
Relief. A total of 42 bonafide Shops Group
Bureau of Personnel. charities are supported by the personnel ultimately will be required -
Everybody who lacks a social local Community Chest. In 1955 to support the planned
security card ij i to fill out one of workloads for the hangar. They
Navy military and civilian per- .2 :'. ..
these application forms, and the will be in
engaged carrying
sonnel contributed $68,000-to the ;
...;:.., : >
of unit is thatit :
the to
skipper see > all phases of aircraft assembly
Chest Drive and $25,000 to Navy ,
is done properly before sending Relief. ; electrical and electronic installa-
them to social security headquarters .Jf tions in the aircraft, 'helicopter
The gigantic drive, which hasas
in Baltimore
Its theme "Give Where YouWork" transmission overhauls, rotary
.. AS SOON AS THE application wing overhauls
,
layout and
is to all handsto pat
an appeal 'c jqht: :
forms are completed, pay offi- -"Give A'Day's Take Home : : tern work, tooling manufacture,
cers will start taking out the 2.25: upholstery
Pay." The "Day's Take HomePay' repair, and special
percent tax from pay accounts,
be prototype"operations and installa-
may pledged over a
beginning Jan. I, tions.
of the dura- -
Those who already have social period seven-week S Other personnel will operatethe

security numbers must produce material storerooms, the
"A Jon-vEii-DONE"-BeverlT BIstodeau, YN3, attached I
WEATHER OUTLOOK
their cards as soon as possibleso
change control storeroom the
to NAS Jax Information and Education Office, is congratulated ,
that pay records can beset Friday-Partly cloudy and fair by Lt Joan Zoolc,,Wave Administration officer, following a presentation finished parts store room and will
up for' the tax deduction. If with warming temperatures. of a letter of commendation to Beverly. Bistodean was perform all the necessary functions -
the card is lost, form SS-5 must Saturday-Continued fair and awarded a letter of commendation by Capt. William S. Harris of the safety office, dispensary
be filled out in order to get a NAS Jax commanding officer, for her exceptional performance of
warm. part of the Methods and
duties in taking over a chief petty officer's job. It was the first
(Please turn to Page 8, Col. 5) Sunday-Fair and warmer. meritorious mast held by Captain Harris citing a Wave. (Please turn to Page 8, Col. 4):7
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VFP-62


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Published every Thursday tor Navy and Marina activities at Naval Alt -
Station, Jacksonville Florida VFT-62 boat yard where mystified par- ported aboard for duty. --
NAB JacaioaiUI Enlisted .
Capt. William S. Harris Commanding Officer were transported via one
Comdr: Robert 11. Smith -- -.. 1xecuUve:: Officer pronounced boat ride, featuring a ComFairJax

Rear Adm. Delbert S.. Cornwell Fleet Air_"adLa.me Commander at the } transfer, to the Ortega The annual ComFairJax

Capt. S. S. Scarcy, Jr. -......_... ........-... Chief of Staff cess. The where the party was held. party, held recently at the llOOSe-staff

Capt. Bowen ,.. Method Fleet Air 11'lag Clever ?.,?,???. Commander breezes Brad Smith presided as velt Hotel, was generally ack-
Comdr.: Richard Davis Chief SUU OUlcer John's, Seedy. A vote of thanks was nowledged by all who atttndcd

Capt. Henry C. DeLnnn Naval Air Techalcal Tralnlnf Center Commanding Officer relaxing to the originators, Lcdr. as ,one of the finest ever held',

Comdr Edward W. Bishop Executive Officer abundance Hooper, Jr., Lt. Paul The staff, including the new

Capt. Benjamin N. AM Naval Ilonpltat Commanding Officer' fluid Lt. Thomas Porter, and Chicf-of-Staff, Capt. Seth s.
w a1t. Marcy Shupp ... Kxecutlv Officer sible I ( ) Donald Fisher and Ltjg( ) Searcy and the commanding officer .
MABTD
Capt. Norman O. Anderson Commanding Officer Pitfield. Nautical cartoons of FAU, Lcdr. Edward N
Comdr William E. Hardy _..--.w. Executive Officer I However I Lcdr. Wayne Dowlen added Fenton, was treated to a sumptu

The JAX AIR NEWS Is published weekly at tit U. S. Naval Air Station. managed to : the fun. ous dinner.
Jacksonville/ Florida, and printed commercially with non-appropriated fundsat nings : After dinner all
no expense to the government and in compliance with NAVKXO3 P-35. Rev. The award One officer and one enlisted enjoyed danc-
Nov. 1945. Copies are distributed free of charge at the Naval Air Station, the ing. Emmett Rodifer of VFP-62
Naval Air' Technical Training Center, Naval Air Reserve Training Unit and the ing succumbed to the marriage
U, S. Naval Hospital. provided side splitting entertainment -
Service Information Officer U. Dave Beesely Ensign Tony Carnevale of by giving a repeat performance .
Managing Editor Andrew II. Flaney Ralph N.J. exchanged vows of the act he did
Staff Reporters Kathleen Sutton; Jack Holmes. nil{ Nancy Ward. JO3.Tb who recently on
with Patricia Lorsen the Ed Sullivan
Sept. 8 'TV show.
JAX AIR NEWS Is a member of the Armed Forces Press Service.AITS softball
material appearing I In this publication may not be reprinted without pitching Chapman, Kansas. George Many pictures were taken
the written permission I of Armed Forces Press Service.I Republication of other to
matter, except by service publications. Is prohibited without permission ofEditor. AMAN, of Scranton, Pa., record the occasion, and all those
JAX AIR NEWS. recently married to Marilyn interested view
may them
parties in
was the
Building. extensions
Editorial Phone
offices located Main Administration
8.146, 216 and 8164.When when all also of Scranton. operations office, where they have

a gala Fifteen enlisted men and two been assembled in a book.

location. Ensign Jack R. Lance and Congratulations and many

Ball," the ( ) Carol C. Smith have re- thanks William Lunsford, YNl,

chairman for the affair.

Staff personnel will soon bid

farewell to Lcdr. Fenton, who isbeing

transferred to duty on the
staff of CAG One. His work here

earns him a hearty "well done"

Tr from all hands.
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VP-5

After a short bout with a "good

size" bird last week, Ltjg( ) Kennedy -

we vote this year, we will be choosing the men looked as if he'd just as soon
and women who will guide America through a perilous stay clear of "fowled up" skies.

phase in its history. t The head-on encounter resulted in
t
communist < V-i; /' :; : a dirty radome on the big Nep-
The hydrogen bomb and the threat of expansion -
... tune P2Vi
hang heavy over our daily lives. The need for en
lightened'leadership is there. Our responsibility in select- For the benefit of new pilots

ing the proper leaders becomes apparent.An reporting to the Squadron, over
water navigation flights have
election should be everything but a popularity contest been scheduled. These flights
Joe Doakes may be a nice guy, have a real sweet wife are
of the
one best of
and look just like your nephew Ned, but that doesn't mean expeience.During ways building:
he is more qualified to hold office. up
5)a the week, six aircraft
Some self-styled experts insist people vote for a man NEW in charge of the Navy Fuel operated out of NAS Chmco-

because of his personal mannerisms. Others maintain race, Depot on Dunn (seated) in briefed on his teague, Va. on a mining mission
religion and the size of his family are seriously weighed by new ( outgoing o-in-c. Lcdr. Dunn assigned by Commander Fleet
the voting public. comes to as staff supply officer of Com-
) at the Depot as assistant Air Wing Eleven.
Maybe some voters consider these things. If so, our officer in Welcome aboard to: T. E. Cook,

country is in a bad way. What the man says, how he stands SA; C. W. Weatherford, AOC; D.
on the issues and his past record in politics are the impor- adventure): Alan Ladd, Rossana Viehland AN; C. L. Reynolds,

tant factors. Podesta, Lloyd Nolan. AOAN; R A. Loguillo, AN; and
Hospital Beyond A Reasonable
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All candidates believe in the sanctity of the American Doubt (drama): Dana An F. J. Sisco, AD1.
All of VP-5's "Mad Foxes"should
home Americans and love
are loyal just applie pie. drews, Joan Fontaine.
feel quite proud: of the
Which are most qualified to guide America throughthis Mainside Friday, Sept. 28 consistant availability of the

perilous age? It is our duty as citizens to find out. Bees ( ): Mainside Trapeze (color squadron's aircraft. This availability

When we do, it is our duty to vote. America's future depends Gobel, drama cine.): Burt Lancaster, is of primary importance if

on an educated ballot. (AFPS) ( Gina Lollabrigida. the squadron is to attain that debarn -

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*n AVscmcr': vIrus svna "me vi v/perauonai jveauiutrsathat

New Terminology: CROSSWORD Bees (color comedy): George skipper, Comdr. E. E. Coon-
fJic"ou) Gobel, Mitzi Gaynor. rod wants.

In CWO Ranks'Where -llml., ..' 1 I" Ii I'- Hospital Santiago (color ad- Hurricane "Flossy" necessitated -
-lilt .c.Jlo you used to know themas -flirt's name = : ): Alan Ladd, Rossana
1/i-ffea ral .. Podesta. Key West, and four aircraft
Warrants Warrant
Chief or -Boy auennanii8h.kespearean\ flew to Chincoteague.
) Saturday, Sept. 29
Officers: new terminology has sine .. // It 1 .
I II-Move* .Id.e I.'e) 'l'/ Mainside Unguarded Mo-
crept into the rank and no less It-Ntc.Un vnte ment Fasron 109
15 'lt : (color drama): Ester Wil-
than seven different designatorsnow 10-II-C'ompa.Fk.h point' 'l'/ : liams, George Nader.NATTCenter E. D. Gaff, PR, and B. Bob-

are included in the roster of 31vesselfMeadow /'l'J. Trapeze cook, 'AN, were the winners of
(color the Fasron 109 double horseshoe
,
Naval Air Technical Training :4BhalPowcooking pot: drama cine.): Burt Lancaster, tournament held last week. Guiff

Center: Officers. I It-B.2t-4)b.erves ml.takeal )of r/r/// Gina Lollobrigida, Tony Curtis. and Bobcook defeated W. A. Me-

They include CHVOPTECH J7-\V lcM of, If ,. / [)' Hospital Birds And The Bees Clung, ADC, and I. J Matherne,

(Chief Aviation Operations Tech- IndiafSmall" ."'o\ln'l.* j- 'l'/: I Mitzi(color comedy): George Gobel, AN, two out of three.W. .
/ t
t!-Hon Gaynor.
: S. Gardner AMAN, returned -
nicians), CIISHIPCLK (Chief la-Break Into MUIt 'l./ ,
-Symbol for, .... / 'If h Kiddie Matinee to Fasron 109 for duty
Ships Clerk) CHAVMAINTECH cerium /. I"l.l
14-Or.tk Ie\ '
(Chief Aviation Maintenance 1ft
'S-Negative':iiHan'anickname: ( Mainside Stage Coach To School at NATTC, Memphis.
Technicians), CHAVELECTECII
y/ Monteray' (Western): Rocky Also reporting aboard were: E.
(Chief Aviation Electronics Tech- S7-Clreum >eet
3-Toni i1 volcs'M Lane. Also Ancient Fistory (com. T. MacFawan, AEAN, and E. G.
nician
Underwater), CIIUWORDTECH (Chief -venIn U-l'alel IMItk'.e\\ y w edy). Meyer, AEAN from NATTC, Jax;
Ordnance Techni-
-I'r.-Itlo. ,::- Movie Hours J. A. Fountain, AE1, from VF-84;
cian), CHAVORDTECH (Chief .S-CtlltrJ' plant I-F'r" ruelt. pile
Mainside
.t-CJ'pnnol "II I-Na' beloved 3 0' movie 1800 and The squadron lost two men this
Aviation Ordnance Technician), .r.-"ronoun :.. t-Barrae\tda II-Edlbl. .. 2000. Also
1400 on weekends week T. E. Barber, AM3, was
and CIIORDTECII (Chief Ord- .t-Mue. Iin.ES"CM .( : Ir.-TltI. o' and ,
.. IT-Th..rIaI holidays. AN
4-Plumlike 'nalt I-SyMboI. discharged and R. D. Lamb, ,
Technician ,. silver II-W..er
nance ) -( om'nrt r"r"
'Z-Ntw De.I'-\': : tI"IecI' fw. aope.. NATTCenter movie 1400, was released to inactive duty.E. .
11*-"Al>envy otin
Golfer: "I'm anxious to make ,t-'he .amaIDIpia 1e-HIIHI. end, II-BIU. .. movie 1000 only. ADC; and R..L. Arnold, ATI, de-
u1sn
i'-sup.rladvs. )
t this shot. That's my motherinlaw '.HI", I II-RecIoM I sit cided to stick around for another
., up en the clubhouse porch." J DOWN'1 la-Ones track arswnd Canadfatl family "Your wife says you can't keep tour of duty and signed for six

Friend: "Don't be a fool, )'OUcan't 'J 9-Near, f$7-Blouse, anything from her."She's ." years each. E. R. Suart, ALt, was
= St-8pon
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'It.. .
hit her tram here. It's 300 .1- Wines 31-Mate: mistaken. I have a quar- also the man of the month for

yards." (Answer on Page t, Col. ) ter inside the lining of my vest Fasron 109 for the month of Sep
at this very moment..
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0 & R Host Oct. 2 t.LLt: __

Movie Scatter As
Patrons To Metals\ SocietyOverhaul


: Free Loader UnloadsA and Repair Depart-

ment of NAS Jax will be host to ..
free-loader unloaded the late movie in King Hall last the monthly meeting of the
week about nine minutes before the end of the feature.
American Society of Metals Oct
The free-loader, who came into the auditorium on an Annie
Oakley was a striped-tail cat who proceeded to scatter 2 at 1930 at the new helicopter
t IB jur dale. pussy (Prepared by NATTC Librarianfor
fumes of an overpowering nature. building. all Navy libraries in the area.J)

"The place was emptied faster than a Safety Engineer's fire Gerald Van Duzcc, a'senior Satellite: Published this month

; voting AFPS series has prepared to explain a three-part your dr;ill," reported Dick Coppertlno of Special Services, on duty materials engineer of Sikorsky and just received at your librariesis

". state's voting laws. This is another that night Aircraft, Bridgeport, Conn., will the book we know you want It
The fur and fume bearing animal disposed of by John
was
y lie will is truly "the first step into the
in be the principal speaker.
series registering to
a on Lassen SN and Faulkner SN both the movie
Guy on duty at last frontier."
Written
vote,by absentee process. hall. talk on "Causes and Preventionof by two ex.
Failures of Helicopter Metal perts in the field it is technically
ARKANSAS AND TEXAS Lassen and Faulkner today had been perfumed and released Parts Components." detailed and accurate, but the
_ There is no registration in these from to rejoin their shipmates.
states. solitary The public is invited. clarity of presentation will appeal
even to those who have only a ti
. NORTH DAKOTA sketchy knowledge of the subject.
Servicemen are exempted from '. "
) 8 From VFP-62 Frogman: The amazing story of
: all registration requirements.
". that amazing Commander Crabb
_ Certain municipalities may require 'F1- whose work with his Under Water

I registration for elections Commended For ; Working Party during World War ,

held within the municipality. If H L] II is a unique story of courage in

) this is the case, the County Audi Project Fig LeafEight a perilous assignment. The author

" tor will notify affected persons; includes his own interpretationof

,; after receipt of ballot application enlisted members of the mystery surrounding

ALASKA Crabb's last dive in April 1956
Light Photographic Squadron62who
Registration is necessary only when he disappeared in England's
, for those municipal elections in participated in Project Fig Portsmouth Harbor.

\ which the city council or other; Leaf at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. That is real mystery but in fiction

I governing authority of the municipality in June have received letters of there are several new ones to

I has directed that registration i commendation for "excellent co delight the avid reader of who-

is a prerequisite to voting. operation" during the operatjons. dun-its. Among them is Garden.
Such registration must be accomplished er's Case of the Gilded Lily; Dis-
Letters of appreciation were received -
annually in person-usually .e \ ney's Unappolnted Rounds;
: at voting time-at the seat of from the Commander of Webb's Bad Blonde.

the municipal government.There Operational Development Force
Four favorite authors arc rep
is no requirement for: and the Commander of the Air resented with their latest books.

preregistration in the accepted Force U. S. Atlantic Fleet, by : Nevil Shute's Beyond The Black

! sense of the term for territorial Comdr. Martin P. MacNair, skip i Stump is a novcl of fascinating
elections. Registration for these< contrasts between frontier life in

elections is accomplished on per of VFP-62. Oregon and on an Australian !
I election MEMBERS OF the Navy Test NEW FAIRJAX OFFICERS-Capt. Seth S. Searcy, ComFalr-
day.
from VFP-62 cited are: Edward I Jax Chief of Staff (center) discusses staff policies with Comdr. sheep ranch. John Jennings hasa
I GUAMRegistration Group Robert Miller (right) and Lcdr. John Ford. Formerly commander red haired Irishman for his
H. Yocher, ATC; William R. Carrier Air Three, Comdr. Miller recently relieved Comdr.
is permanent unless Group daring hero in Wind In lib Fists,
Ready, ATAN; James V. Cawthon Robert Clarke as training officer and Lcdr. Ford relieved Comdr.
a voter failed to vote in the< a fast paced tale of the Barbary
ATI; Norman D. Staton, ATS; Thomas Condor as flag secretary Lcdr Ford was maintenance
last general election.All Coast corsairs. Captain Rebel is
VA-35 to his present assignment.
John C. Peck, AT3; Gerald K. officer of prior
qualified absent persons: a swashbuckling tale of an ad-
Wold, AT2; Fred.. W. Wuest Jr.,
venturer who the Union
the are registered affidavit automatically on the ballot when envelope I ATC; and COMMENDATION Howard W. Hagy,noted ATC. Navy To Build Four Stations For blockade into New runs Orleans. From .
TilE
that you may guess it is Farnk
has been properly exe-
cuTed and accepted by the election "that timely the excellent support of cooperationand your com Second Phase Of 'Deepfreeze'As Ycrby's latest yarn:

officials. Therefore, registra Tolbecken: Is the posthumousnovel
mand in the prosecution of Pro- summer approaches the South Pole, bringing around-the-
tion in advance is not required. of samual Shellabarger ,
ject Fig Leaf are greatly appre- clock daylight, the second year of Operation Deepfreeze is getting .
whose Captain From Castille began
COLORADORegistration
ciated. These factors were particularly well underway.
is permanent un evident during the critical Starting this month and continuing i support facilities, supplementingthe his reputation as*one of the
less the failed to vote ir i great storytellers of our time.
person period in June when additional, at intervals through De- two major bases completed

..... the state's last general election. highly i experienced personnelwere cember, the ships, planes and men last year. Specifically it is com- i This with last a vivid one is picture a family of chronicle Americain
Members of the Armed Forces
required immediately to of Task Force 43, commanded by posed of 12 ships, 38 Navy and
the of the 19th
exciting
may register by requesting an continue this project successfully. Rear Adm. George Dufek (ret) Air Force aircraft and 3,525 men. years
"Appl cation to Register by Mail' calibre of the individuals and 20th centuries.The .
"The will leave East and West Coast task
One of the com-
from the County Clerk, county oi provided and the degree of their ports, headed for the South Pole posed of an icebreaker groups and cargo Executive Life: An examination
residence Election Commission of the corporation
( outstanding. execu-
technical ability were via New Zealand. commanded by Capt.
in the case of Denver) at once and With this excellent assist- ship and tive by the Editors Of Fortune
The task force is comprised of Edwin A. McDonald, will build a
returning the completed form before Magazine answers a number of
the Navy Test Group was
ance, three task groups and an air development science station in the WeddellSea ,
how
Oct. 22. pertinent questions about
operations on a
able to resume
squadron which in- Another also composedof
area. '
All other must register full scale and successfully com- they are chosen, what and how V
persons
cludes four R4D ski rigged Sky- an icebreaker and cargo ship,
before Oct 23 either in person or plete Project Fig Leaf on schedule trains and five HO4S-3 helicopters commanded by Capt. Charles W. they work, reach decisions, and
their immediate even crack upl!
member of
through a .
modified for sub-zero tem- Thomas, will erect a station on
family who already L t peratures at the NAS Jacksonville Knox Coast. tanker, a destroyer escort and
registered and resides at the same< Mechanic: "Lady, I'vo found task will lend .... ,
with You've Overhaul and Repair Department. The third largest group, three cargo ships, sup-
the trouble your car.
address. short circuit in the wiring" THE MISSION OF the task under direct command of Adm. port to bases already built or being ( .

TENNESSEERegistration got Lady a : "Well, for goodness force is construction of four Dufek, and composed of two ice- built in the Ross Sea area.
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is permanent un- sake, lengthen it." scientific stations and two small breakers, a seaplane. tender.. a': SUPPORTING the ships is Air
less a person failed to vote at Development Squadron Six, Commanded -
least once in the four previous! by Capt! Douglas L. ,

statewide 'elections, changed his 20 Months In Navy, Whitehat Well On Cordiner, of which the Navy air '

name or moved to another pre arm consists of 19 operating

cinct. Towards Attaining BA Degree planes, and 11 helocopters, and
Unregistered members of the Way the Air Force air arm consists of .

Armed Forces and civilian em- 8 I C-124 Globemastcrs.

ployes assisting the Armed Forces According to credit recommen- three more semester hours. As winter came to the South

become registered when they vote the American Since Scheiber has been in the Pole last summer (North American -
by absentee Armed Forces ballot dations made by : season), 166 men were left
Any other person absent from Council' on Education, Lane B. Navy he has completed normal behind as the ships of Operation

home because of his occupation Scheiber, ET3, who works at the college Physical Education training lfr / Deepfreeze 1: sailed for home.

may register by explaining this Electronics Lab at NAS, Jax, and at both the Freshman and Those who wintered it out will be

in a sworn statement sent by reg- hails from Clearwater, Florida, Sophomore levels. College credit using the first advancing daylight
istered mail to the appropriate may be obtained for these courses hours to start erection of a base -
registration official. This state- is well on his way to obtaininghis according to the recommendationsof on> the 10,000-foot Polar Plateau

ment should be received before baccalaureate degree. the American Council on Edu The Navy's air units for Deepfreeze -

Oct 17 :except in counties with Scheiber joined the Navy in cation. II consist of four skiriggedR4D

populations below 25,000. In those January 1955 after completinghigh The Navy and Jacksonville Skytrains; two R5D Sky.

cases, the statement will be accepted school in Clearwater. After Junior College have now joined masters, wheel-rigged; four ski- .

up to Oct. 27. completing boot camp, he attended hands in assisting Scheiber in his rigged P2V Neptunes; nine ski-

For further Information, see ET (A) school and pickedup march towards the degree. lIe is rigged UC-1 Otters; seven HO4-S

your voting officer. (AFPS) six semester hours credit in taking Freshman English and helicopters; four HTL-R recon-

Physics and twelve more in En- Social Science at Jacksonville e. ,, naisance helicopters; and-nine additional -

gineering Electronics. Junior College in his off-duty otters to be delivered
lIe: "Why does the average girl
prefer beauty to brains?" This year he has taken a time. The Navy is paying $45 of later. :,

She: "Because the men that can television course with USAFI the $75 tuition cost for these -V ? The overall Operation Deep- .
see outnumber those who can and received a "With Distinc courses worth three semester freeze is under command of Rear J

think." tion" on completion giving him hours apiece. Lane Scheiber, ET3 Adm. Richard E. Byrd.i .

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I !Wavy Exchange Doing Its Part In Catering To Servicemen. 1


though even this IS not manda
and
How right Is the customer, SUBSTANTIAL savings are offered through written ,information of mind on the part
Change
when he happens to be a pa- patrons, particularly in such instructions kept at hand to allow tory.
size or SALTY HUMOR
of the customer, wrong FROM
Iron of ship's stores and exchanges items as tobacco, watches, jewelry efficient service to patrons. Theyare
merchandiseare
\ is the subject of asurvey' camera, sporting goods, wal- also pledged to give courteous color, and defective for return HERE AND THERE"And

i made at 149 Navy Stations lets, fountain pens, luggage and service as signified by'the employee's the major reasons this fre- what," asked the
articles. Although
throughout the world. toiletries, with prices of all elec- badge which is worn at of results in some loss to bal chief in his kindest canni.tones
Initiated by Capt. John G. O'- trical appliances reduced recently all times. quently "was business ,
iHandley, commanding officer of by 10 per cent and bicycles by The Exchange has a new lib- the Exchange, due to necessary your before you
arti- were -captured by "
markdowns of the returned my men?
concerning refund
the Navy Ship's Store Office in 15 per centEmployees eralized policy "'I
unless the loss is great, thecustomer's was a newspaper "
merchandise. cles, man
Brooklyn, the survey's main ob- of the Exchange go and exchange of answered the captive. '
valued
jective was to find out what Navy through a special training pro- Thirty days is allowed for goodsto good will is "An editor?"

men were complaining about in gram in which sales training be returned for refund or ex- more. "Only a sub-editor."

the exchange service. films are shown and explained. change, with a sales slip requested THE HOURS OF operation of "Cheer "

i One of the survey stations was They receive indoctrination for articles costing $5 or more, al- the Exchange have been extendedat tion awaits up, young After man, promo

the Service Station, and at you. supper you
NAS Jacksonville where forms .
.. '"" ". "
"'4ii.< :!: :r., shall be editor-in-chief."
were distributed to customers and it :r- ".,. least one retail store will be open .
.+ night for three weeks be-
mailed to the Brooklyn office. every Jump Master: "When
service fore Christmas. The hours are re- you bale
How' the local exchange
.. out, count ten and then pull the
is viewed continuously to insure
not
rated with other exchanges handle that releases
,
your
known. However, in checking the maximum customer acceptanceand c1 ute." para

main complaints determined by convenience.As .
the'overall survey with Lt. C. C. for services offered, every Two paratroopers earth were floating&:
gently to when a third
'Madeira, Exchange Officer at .: effort is made to employ exper- went plummeting by, his man

NAS. Jax, the impression is ienced and qualified persons and chute unopened. "Poor "para.
,
gained that the local exchange top workmanship in barber shops, guy said
,one. "I knew he'd
never make it,
service compared favorably with : +f at J watch repair shops, laundry, cob- lie stutters."

'other exchanges. W .. bler shop and other shops render- MAn
ACCORDING TO Capt. 0'. V : ing personal services. Quality ma-
w yt Easterner
Handley, the major improve ':' terials also are used in these I was being driven
ments sought by Navy Exchange modern by a rancher over a blisteringand
shops, and equipment,
:
almost barren stretch
t i iY of West
customers affect merchandise assortments air conditioning where appropriate -
Texas when a large brightly-
; refund, exchange and and other insurances of top
adjustment policies and practices; service are in use.REGARDING colored bird scurried across the
hours of road in front of them. The visitor
promptness of service; to
'., services per- asked what it
was. "That's bird
operation; quality of work in a
'
: formed under contract, all ser- of paradise," said the rancher.
barber shops, tailors, laundries, ..;:
etc; snack bar and cafeteria '::} vices are carefully scrutinized to "Pretty long way from home,
menus and employee attitudes. obtain lowest prices andquality isn't he?" remarked the visitor.
;
'.
::1. workmanship.Ten M t
Striking these off one by one,
the following facts emerge. AAa; food service outlets are The fog was thick and the chief

Merchandise assortments in the operated on the Station, a cater- officer of the tramp steamer was

Jacksonville area are commensu- ing service is available to plan peering over the sides of the

rate with the selling space, which and provide for picnics and social bridge. Suddenly he saw a man

has been considerably expandedin S functions, and two restaurants leaning over a rail only a few
recent The Country NEW ATTRACTION-Something new has been added at the offer a weekly menu of 15 differ- yards away
years. !Mainside Navy Exchange retail store. Shown putting the finishing
Store, for instance, a relativelynew touches on the new display window is Robert Perry, interior ent meat selections, with a wide I "You confounded fool," he

project, has added ab.ut decorator for all Navy Exchanges in the Jax area. The display variety of vegetables, cold plates roared. "What on earth are you
1,000 new items to its stock including windows are part of the newly remodeled entrance of the store and salads. doing? Don't you know my ship

paint, garden tools, do-it- and satisfy part and of the service effort its on military the part patrons.of the Navy Exchange to better If anything still is lacking, has the right of way?"

yourself items and-with Christ- customers are invited to drop Out of the gloom came a sardonic

mas in mind-a much wider selection suggestions in conveniently voice. "This isn't a fchip .

of toys in a volume 50 per- If You've Cashed In Your NSLI placed suggestion boxes, or to Captain. This is a lighthouse!
.
cent greater than a year ago. Very stop at the Customer Assistance

recently, the NATTCenter retail Desks installed in all stores where A Scotsman was leaving on a

space has been expanded by 30% You Can Get It Back Says VA suggestions for improvementsmay business trip and said, "Goodbyeall

and the Hospital store by 20%. be registered. Many specific and dinna forget to take little

Servicemen who have cashed in their service life insurance items have been added to stockas Donald's glasses off when he isn'1 t

policies and who wish to get them back or get new ones can be assured a result of patron use of these looking at anything.' "
.
NAVY WIVESCORNER I of the help of the Veterans Administration. desks. *

I Applications _may___ 'ue-_ filed ____ _._ Ladies generally shop in cou

time now up to Jan. 1, and anY-I TIIE PHYSICAL is required ples. When a woman has moneyto

The date for the subscriptiondance considered effective Jan. 1, only of the person who picks up Guidons at Schools spend she loves "to take a

has been set for October 6 the. insurance issued effectiveJan. I the lapsed term policy. He must friend along to see her spend it.

at the Seminole Hotel from 2000- 1, ihus making it a Happy
also Tell A
put up the first premium MessageTenfoot classes, to chow and back to their
New Year's all around.To .
Jay with his
2400.A application to the VA, barracks.
band will provide music for permit this the VA had to and is guidons used de-
to
eligible, the VA said, onlyif The guidons are posted in front
dancing and door prizes will be translate the obvious meaning of he has had "continuous indem- note the 13 weeks of classes in of each classroom where the stu-
given. Tickets can now be pur- Congress by getting around the Aviation
nity protection" since the dateis" Electrician's Mate dents studying. One guidon,
are
chased from members of Navy fact( that Jan. 1 is a holiday and
}, School Class A
term insurance expired.If at the Naval Air with special marking, is for the
Wives and are also being sold If so interpreted would create a Technical
the physical taken by such a Training Center, are a monthly Honor Company of the
Thursday night at the Club one-day gap between the end of
person was completed more than common enough sight around the 13-week Class A school.
House. the indemnity and the time when
31 days before New Year's Day, area. observersto
The flags also allow
BROOKS chairmanand
-VELMA coverage of the insurance could
the VA says the insurance would In addition to will be
denoting classes judge which companies
cochairmanfor take hold
Grace Copeland, again. By accepting thee
be valid only if his health is as: for assembly purposes mat muster, selected for Honor Company, part
the dance will appear on th applications ahead of time, the
good on New Year's Day as il t they also form a traffic control as of the selection being based onomuwiw
WMBR-TV program Open House, VA can make the resumed ser Was! whpn HP took the r>h ; l .I.. _.- .- .... .
October 4. vice insurance effective the instant q -- ysica'' I are marched 10 ana irom I marching ana military bearing!

At the last business meeting the the indemnity dies.

delegates to Navy Wives National WHAT REALLY BROUGHT it i.

Convention received their in- about was the comment by a

structions on voting for the dif- Navy Admiral who said he wouldbe

ferent issues that will be presented at sea on New Year's Day and

at the meetings. Those who might meet with tragedy beforehe

will represent .Jax 86 at Long could get an application filed,

Beach, California next month arc and his family would be left

Ruth Reese, president; Betty without insurance that Congress

Moore, parlimentarian and Alice certainly intended it to have. \C }

Meyer. The new regulation does not

SIX NEW members were voted apply to any policies held under

into the club. They were Mildred waiver, which continue to be effective A

Taylor, Marilyn Ladd, Marilyn after Jan. 1, indefinitely. 3

Payne, Kathleen Schumacher, Holders need be in no hurry to do t w

Nanette Jones and Audrey Waite. anything about them although .
Also welcomed 'was ''Bea ,Clark they must make a choice by May .3i

who has transferred here from 1.

Port Lyautey. The owner of a cashed policy i ;aS

Farewells have been said to must send in cash with his application -

Phyllis Blessinger, Rose Brow which amounts to the
and Virginia Obermiller. cash value of the policy plus the

The monthly pot-luck luncheon first premium if he 'wants to re-

was held Thursday, Sept. 27 in instate it, or the first premium if 13 GUIDONS-Thlrte'companies' or'u; ;: -7-

the Club House, Dewey Park.! he wants to replace it with a new NATTCenter ret their bearings from these In Aviation! Electrician' Mate School Class A at

) After a delicious lunch, those attending policy at his present age. What school. Guidon carriers are (left to right) Jim guidons carried W353' to chow, and to barracks afterW
enjoyed playing cards he does not have to do in either ; Joe Velotta, AA; 1Iowle M"ter, ; Washington, AN: Jim AN; Floyd Bontragen,
Shotton, AN; Greg Womeldorff iij JoVpSkA ; Vernon! Campbell AN;; Bob Foster, AA
,
and games. case, however, is take a physical. AN, honor company bearer. j AN; Mickey Logan, AN; and GlennJ KtftoVr






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CASH FOR IDEAS-Proving- that it "pays to think/' some 80 NAS Jax employees row, Ralph Thornton, .John Price, William tenton, Glen Masters and John Diehl
are dollars richer for their ideas submitted and adopted under the Bene Capt. James McKinstry, Supply Officer (center) presents checks to Supply em-
ficial Suggestion Program. The cash awards for May and June totaled $3,355. ployees John Hoffman (left) and Francis Gardner (right). In the right photo Lt.
I Overhaul and Repair Department employees who cashed in on the awards during William Barron, Shops Engineer of Public Works hands out checks to Public I
this period are shown at the left. They include Willoughby Chance, Daniel Weiss, Works employees (left to right) L. M.' Bowen, Oliver Brown, Elmer Attaway
Warren Courson, Richard Lee, Gwendolyn Jansen, Louis Price Henry Wathall, I Fred Kimbrell, Charles Fields, W. B. Thompson Donald Wasmund and William ,
Ronald Couture, Joseph King, Frederick Hatch, Merrill DeBevoise, Marvin Mor- Lucas.


'DONORA BLOOD 80 Employees Reap $3,355For Insurance Pamphlet Citizens


Made Available Urged To

Beneficial SuggestionsSome "Buying Life Insurance," a
'
pamphlet prepared by the Institute Register
80 Naval Air Station employees reaped a total of $3,355 in of Life Insurance with
cash for Beneficial Suggestions adopted here in May and June, ac the cooperation of the Office
Residents of the state of Florida
cording to figures released by the Industrial Relations Department's of the Secretary of Defense,
for at least one year, and of Duval
Awards and Incentives Branch
has beenmade available to all
County for the past six months,
Many of the employees shared service unit
Following is the list of'award personnel through and who have not acted upon
,, awards for individual suggestions, insurance counselors.The .
their in
winners and the amount awarded: eligibility to vote the
and several more hit the jackpotmore brochure urges prospective Nov. 6 election by registering at
(You will notice some duplica- insurance be
to
buyers
than once during the period. the Office of the Supervisor of
Fourty-five more employees tion of names of individual who realistic determining their
Sixty-four of the hail Registration, 221 E. Adams St.,
group have garnered than one insurance needs. and in esti-
joined the blood donor rolls at. more are urged to do so.
NAS Jax.Donating. from Overhaul and Repair Department award): mating how much they can afford The office will be open from

blood to the Station 16 from Public Works JOHN BROWN, $10; Albert to pay 0830 to 1700 Monday through Fri
Blood Bank in August and September and four from Supply Depart Beasley, $25; Abel Cleveland, $10; Five common types of life day this week and next. It also

were 33 from Overhauland ment. Charles Cocke, $25; Andrew insurance-straight life, term, will be open from 1800 to 2100
Repair Department, eight George Kelley of 0 & R snared Beatty and Richard Lee, $20; Or- limited payment, endowmentand tomorrow, as well as next Wed

from Public Works Departmentand the top monetary award of $200 ville Belote, $75; Albert Gregory, combination-are outlinedto nesday and Friday, Oct. 3 and 5,
Four from Supply Depart for his "tools to disassemble and $50; Dominick 1 Monell, $15; show the advantage and disadvantage and from 0830 to 1700 the next
ment. reassemble helicopter screw jack George Kelley, $200; Marvin Mor- of each. Examples two Saturdays.
O & R PERSONNEL donating and all dash numbers." Wilbur row, $50; Ronald Ulmer, $25; are also provided to show how If you are eligible and have not,
included Renzer Bell, Jessie Pate, Hanchey, also of 0 & R, collected Gwynndolen Jensen, $15; Richard each particular type of policy registered, do so now.
Benjamin Fisher, Mary Leavy, $150 for "auxiliary landing gear I Lee, $25; W. D. Denton andD. would fit in with an assumed + .
James McMillion, Walter Tarr, control handle for operational D. Weiss, $15; Charles Boucher situation. A detachment of Marines under
Ruben Copeland, Joseph.Phillips, check-out from deck level. Floyd $25; Willoughby Chance, $10; Included in the pamphlet is Colonel Robert E. Lee, U.S.
Raymond Wirth, Nathaniel Wil Morris and Grady Bostick, 0 & R, Malcolm Hearn, $100; Glen Mas- a question and answer section Army, captured John Brown at
liams, Lemon Hall, Gaston Fur- split $150 for their "trim tab test ters, $100; W. C. Martin, $30; Ed- and definitions of common insurance Harper's Ferry on October. 18,
man, Horace Bell, Otis Coleman, panel for S2F aricraft." ward Lawrence, $80; Norman terms. : 1859. '

Manual Silva, William Warren, AWARDS OF $100 went to Mal- Smith, $10; Marvin Morrow, $10; :
Charles Paulk, Joe Kaleel, Roose- colm Hearn, 0 & R, for his "port- C. M. Stafford and W L. Cour- \ :;
velt Dixon, William Burke, James able air compressor";; Louis Price, sow, $25; Joseph King, $10; Fred Ricciardi, $10; Reffard Stafford, .
Troy, Ernest Thomas, Thomas O & R, for an "air operated spray Hatch, $15: ; Merrill DeBevoise, $25; Bill Gouchnour, $25; Dorothy /'
Miller, John Thomas, Harry system"; Elmer Attaway and $25. Farady, $25; Andrew Carlson and \ '
Wade, Lawerence Wolfe, Marion Oliver Brown, of Public Works, Also Ralph Thornton, $40; Mar- Jimmie Mills, $30; Willie Weeks, ',
Aldridge, Cla'rence Knudsen, who shared the award, for a tin Risscl, John Price, $100; $15; Johnnie Howell, $10; Charles -'
Clarence Roberts, Curtis Baker, "combination safety stand and Henry Walthall, $45; Joseph King, Edwards and Douglas Henderson, .
Donald Carter, Norman Cain, and' jig for removing and replacinglift $10; Joseph King, $15; W. L. $100; Elmer Attaway and Oliver
William Denney. cyclinder shaft of all fork Courson and C. M. Stafford, $75; Brown, $100; Rufus Swett and -

PUBLIC WORKS personnel donating lifts", and Glen Masters, 0 & R Louis Price, $100; Ron Couture, Harley Whitt, $20; Harley Whitt 4,:; .
included Ernest Roberts, for "defueling valve for jets". $70; Cyrus King, $25; William and Rufus Swett, $20; Harley
Sim Whitehead Jr., Sammie Whit- Whitt and Rufus Swett, $10; Harley ,; 4'

tington, Willie Drown, Will Gris- Whitt and Rufus Swett, $10; w.
(ett, Albert Marshall, Aaron Yar- William Martin, $70. i: Ay

brough Sr., and Clarence Adler. NY 4 RUBY McMULLIN, $10; Harvey

Those at Supply who gave Royal, $25; Wilbert Eberle i
blood were Shirley i Williams, and Maggie Cummings, $50;
Rosemary Goodrick, William i Charles Stafford and Warren

Hines, and Roy Hartley. Courson, $50; James Fleming, $25; w kr
I M Merrill DeBevoise, $10; D. T. Jew-
; -\r : &R ell, $25; William Edmondson, $50;

Evelyn Smith, $75; William
AK School Latest rat .
4.w'
YF Thompson, $10"Thomas; Carter

and Charles Ryals, $25; Floyd .,
To Streamline _. ?y, Morris and Grady B OS t wick,
..Mta $150; Warren Courson and
CurriculumStreamlining 3n Charles Stafford, $60; Wilbur

K? Hanchey, $150; Harry Daubert, .
of classes in Aviation $25; William McMillan, $15; and I Ii1
Ray Kennedy, $95, all from 0 & ''
Storekeeper School at NATT- K R. "; : j jJ

Center was the third of the ClassA t
Public Works employees reap J
schools to have their curriculm ing awards included John Roche, S i
5- '
reduced. au $4<1: Thomas Young, $20; Paris F> +

The new AK program is now 12 Howard, $40; Wilbur Irish, $35; J J.j

weeks instead of the 14 weeks in Charles Fields, $10; Drexal Ball, .j- .\
: .
$15; Lewis Bowem, $25; Donald -- :..;_ 1
the past to expedite the transferOf sis Wasmund, $15; Fred Kimbrell, ''u."

trained personnel to the' Fleet. wL'S: $10; Lewis Bowen, $35; William ... ;; d-. ,

Unlike Aviation Electrician's Lucas, $35; Donald Wasmund,
.... .,. f
,.,
: I
Mate School and Aviation Ord- $25; Charles Fields, $10; Donald J
1,000 HOURS IN 21 DAYS-Comdr. Thad Coleman, command Wasmund, $25.Employees .
nancemen School, which created ing officer of VA-36, extends congratulations to Ltjg( ) Jack Black- ON GUARD-This little gal,
two new ratings in streamliningtheir wood, squadron maintenance officer, and to Robert Pinkall, ADC, of Supply who received Valerie French, will certainly
classes, Aviation Store maintenance chief, for their untiring efforts during deployment awards were John Hof- bear watching Valerie who
keepers cut corners on the old Leeward Point, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba last month. Maintenance mann, $60; Francis Gardner, $15; tolls for Columbia Pictures
personnel worked long and hard to keep aircraft In a "ready" Barnes and Corp., is one of the bright stars
curriculm where feasible to makeup status while pilots flew a total of more than 1,000 hours in only 21 Floyd $15; Sally of the future. (Photo courtesy
the lost:two weeks days using just 13 planes. Bryan, $25. Loew's Normandy Theatre)




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Navy Flight From Frisco To Hawaii


I 31 Years Ago Was Real Adventure



Thirty-one years 'ago the first ly toward the island of Kaual to sub started to tow the plane to

flight (with hitches by sail, and the northwest. harbor, but went aground and by

tows first by a submarine that At last, on Sept. 10, the planewas necessity cut loose the PN-9. Finally .

went aground in the process and within 15 miles ,of Nawili- the plane made shore under
finally by a rowboat) was com- tow by rowboat.
wili Bay Kauai where, the crew
pleted by a Navy seaplane between A far cry from today's giant
devised a sea anchor and
California and Hawaii pre-
flying boats the incredibly fast-
On Aug. 31,1925 a Navy PN-9 pared to wait for sunrise before flying jets and the ease of flying,

patrol bomber, with a crew of sailing into harbor. such early pioneering efforts em.

five Nayy fliers, took off from I A SIGNAL FIRE MADE of phasize the ingenuity of Navy researchers -

San Francisco headed toward wood from the plane's wing spars "and test pilots who have

Honolulu. Aboard the metal- was set in a bucket and soon built the Navy's air arm to one of

hulled twin-engincd biplane 1 drew the attention of the subma- formidable power in the defense

were 1350 gallons of fuel, storedin rine R-4. Picking them up thei.i'r of the free world. I

the plane's tanks and in five- r- .- "'- Top Grade EM ,J1.1: \.l'

gallon cans stowed wherever 5fR\J lS
.1
there was room. To fuel the crew Civilians EyeToastmasters
1......
there was a six-pound can of

corned beef, 40 ham sandwiches,
CATHOLIC
some hardtack, five gallons of Target date for the first Sl.lnday-Mass-08oo, 0900, 1000

water two dozen oranges, coffee "w4.i' meeting of a Chiefs and Mas- -St. Edward's Chapel.
and soup. ter Sergeants ToastmastersClub
d Saturday-Mass, 0800-St. Ed
ON GUARD ALONG the route is set for the near future, ward's'Chapel

were 10 ships, spaced at 200-mile as a result of the demonstration Daily i -Mass, 0630-St. Ed
intervals. One ship, the USS dinner-meeting sponsoredlast ward's Chapel.

Aroostook (CM-3)) carried spare week by the Jax Navy Sunday-0630, Mass at the Hospital -
gas in case the plane were to run Officers Toastmasters Club. Chapel; 1900 Instruction

out of fuel before reaching its Fourteen of the top-grade Classes, Bldg. 463.
t
goal.In. enlisted men on the station Wednesday-1900-Choir Re-
spite of all the precautions, .r turned out for the session, hearsal, St. Edward's Chapel.
the plane missed connections with enough in itself to form the .

the Aroostook. After 25*4 hours in ... .J., ., nucleus of an organization. PROTESTANTThursday
the air, its fuel completely ex- NAVY'S FIRST IIAWAIIAN FLIGHT-Today Navy men casually Meetings will be held in the Sept 27
pended, the PN-9 landed safelyon board a giant aircraft on the West Coast and in 12 hours they Chiefs Club when the plansare 1515-Junior Choir Rehearsal
the water about 200 miles from are in Hawaii It was little more than 31 years ago (Sept. 10, 1925)) completed.A for ages 9 and over, All Saints'
Hawaii. that five Navy Fliers completed the first crossing between California Chapel.
and Hawaii in 11 days. The plane was a Navy PN-9 patrol sprinkling of civilians also 1900-All Saints' Choir Re-
Incredible'as it seems in this bomber (above, right). The crew shown upon its arrival (bottom attended the meeting and the hearsal All Saints'
day of electronics, rescue did not photo) in Nawiliwili, Kauai included left to right) William formation of a club for them I ChapelSunday
come for nine days.' Their radio nowlin, AMM1/C; O. G. Stanz, CRM; Comdr. John Rodgers; Lt. Sept. 30
I
B. J. Connell; and S. R. Pope AP. (These photos were supplied by i is very likely. 080 Episcopal Communion
transmitting set was out, with no John C. Lane BMC. of ComFatrJax Operations office.). However, a White Hat groupis !
fuel to operate the generator, and ----- very doubtful. Only one i Service, Chaplain Nickelson.
0930-Sunday School for 4
all communication cut off. ages
was sailor attended the pilot session -
However, the receiver was work. Outdoor Swim Season Ends; last week. through adults, Bldg. 722.
ing, and the crew listened avidlyto 0930-Service of Divine Worship,

reports of ships, and even a Chaplain Osman. '"
Life Guards Do Fine JobThe
squadron of destroyers that had New GO For FairJazAdministrative 1100-Service' of Divine Worship -

been homeward bound from an Chaplain Stephenson.
Australia-New Zealand cruise, summer swimming season officially closed last Sunday Unit 1900-The United Fellowship of

which had joined in the search. with not only an enjoyable, but safe season enjoyed by thousandsof Comdr. Allen G. Bowers will Protestants, Bldg. 804.(
swimmers who took advantage facilities at six outdoor
PLOTTING THE POSITIONSof pools relieve Lcdr. Edward N. Fentonas Monday Oct. 1
and indoor pool at Mainside
one and NATTCenter.Life .
the search vessels, the crew commanding officer of Com- 1930-Latter Day Saints' Ser-
guards at all pools turnedin
realized they were in for a long commendable of the season it is estimated that FairJax Flag Administrative Unit vice, Bldg. 750, class room.
a job during the
watch dnless they could some- season with no lives lost. Some around 200 to 300 persons used the I following personnel inspection Tuesday Oct. 2
how rescue themselves. Ripping Friday.
1900
-Episcopal Instruction
67 persons were either saved from pool during weekdays and
fabric from the lower wing up- Lcdr. Fenton will assume the 563.1900Christian.
pan- Class Bldg.
drowning or offered first aid by wards of 500 en Saturdays and
duties of maintenance officer for
els, they managed to set sails Science
up Ser-
the life guard corps at Mainsideand Sundays. It is estimated that
Cecil Field-based Carrier
NAS
between the upper and lower vice, Bldg. 752, class room. .
NATTCenter. close to enlisted
wings, and thus logged up to 50 35,000 person- Air Group One. 1930-Bible Study Group Bldg.
miles a day. Once a ship passed SOME 25 LIFEGUARDS were nel and their dependents used Comdr. Bowers entered the 804.

within five miles but failed to see cited personally last Friday when the pools at Mainside. Navy in 1933 and participated in Thursday Oct: 4

the windjamming seaplane.The Capt. William S. Harris, com- Guards on duty at Mainside Included the battle of Midway in June 1515-Junior Choir, Rehearsalfor
manding officer of NAS Jar, and Reginald Boone, MM1, 1942. While serving aboard the
PN-9 sailed within 60 milesof 9 and All Saints'
over
Oahu, and the crew longingly Capt. Henry C. Delong, commanding petty officer in charge; Alan,Ru- USS Fulton a sub tender, his Chapel.ages ,
officer i of NATTCenter binson, AN; William Perry, TD3; ship picked up the survivors of
watched
searchlights by night and 1900-All Saints' Choir Re-
dropped by the enlisted and dependents James Holcomb, AB3; William the carrier USS Yorktown, which .
Army planes by day, but prevail- hearsal, All Saints' ChapeL
pool to offer congratu- Hendry AM3; Norman Harrison, sank during the battle.
ing winds bore them unwavering- ST. LUKE'S CHAPEL
lations. "The alert and efficient AA; Ken Peterson; Anthony For the last three years he was
manner in which you life guards Cook, SN; Garvey Wheeler SA; Bureau of Aeronautics Repre- (Naval Hospital, Protestant)

CNO AnnouncesPublnfo carried out your assignments, had David Swanson,* AN; George sentative as administrative and Sunday, Sept. 30
much to do with the very enJoy- Crutshfield, SA; and William personnel officer for civilian per- 0930-Sunday School and Nurs-

able season and the fine record. Satterfield, AM2. sonnel at Kansas City, Mo. cry.
Theme You men are to be congratulated," 0930-Divine Worship, Chap-

say,1... "I"'f..l.' ..t-....... .orris. t"'l" !' .. ,1*: lain William Swets.
Adm. Arleigh Burke, Chief of
Naval At NATTCenter a dozen lifeguards Tuesday Oct. 2
Operations, has announcedthe ''Te rl
1930-Instruction class for
18 and per-
platform on which the Navy i pulledout persons
will base its objectives in reach- offered first aid to 20 more from sonnel of Presbyterian or Re-
June 15 to the close of the __ formed background.
ing the public eye for the next season. t 4 .
six months. Approximately 10,000 persons 1
: Officers Wives Plan
The four points to be empha- used the four pools at NATTCenter. -

sized are: A total of 298 persons were Anniversary LuncheonAn

1. The deterrent effect of the instructed, including 235 beginners _an9tra Officers Wives Luncheon,

Navy's mobile offensive power is 15 junior lifeguards, and 1 sponsored by NAS and ComNabSix -
'
increasingly important inthe 48 intermediates who came from Wives Clubs, in commemoration -

nuclear-missile age. Mainside, NAAS Mayport and of the 16th anniversary of

2. A modern effective Navy NAS Cecil Field. the Naval Air Station, is planned

provides the basis for victory in LIFE GUARDS STANDING port Y"A for October 3 at 1230 at the Officcrs .

both limited and all-out war. and starboard duty at NATTCenter .d .o ,. I Club.Featured. .

3. The Navy adapts the most were P. II. Madamba, SA; and I Ih I will be a style show.
powerful weapons and most II. D. Earling, SA, instructors; I Admission is 125. Reservations

modern aircraft of the times to Pvt. J. W. Corr; H. C. Lassen, AN; i can be made by calling extension

shipboard use. Pvt. G. R. Sandman; Pvt. M. R. h 8154.
4. The new Navy is in the fore- King; Pvt. J. P. Livingston; Pvt.

front in the development and use R. W., Palmer; G. E. Faulkner, ; RIVER TIDES
,
of nuclear power, nuclear weap- SN; D. C. Bowins, SA; Pvt.L. S. R
ons, supersonic aircraft, and Greathouse; and Pvt. J. G. Boyce. V AT NAS

guided and ballistic missiles. Stanley Foyda, TM2, was petty ... Sept. High Low
Adm. Burke warned that "un- officer in charge of the crew. REUNION-Two aviation electrician mates at AE-B Schoolof A.M. P.M. A.M. P.M.
der no circumstances are the objectives At Mainside 13 life guards were NATTCenter discuss an oscilloscope, used in measuring new 27th 0458 .1731 1102 2358
and themes to be used on duty to give assistance to 37 alternating current equipment, as compared to methods of measuring 28th 0558 1837 1203
directly or indirectly to reflect at the pools during the the old direct current equipment they utilized when attending -
persons AK School at 87th and Anthony Streets, Chicago, back: in 1943. 29th 0707 1943 0100 1318 ,
adversely upon other members of season. No artificial respirations Tony Marasco, AEI, AE-B School student (left), and Marcus 30th 0812 2045 0202 1423
the armed forces" were necessary. During the height EuDaly, AEC, Instructor, scan the oscilliscope.




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27 September 1956 JAX AIR NEWS Page Seven ..



'VFP-G2lakes/ Early Lead In l




Mainside Touch Grid Play


With heavy rains putting a crimp in the scheme of things, the

Mainslde Intramural Touch Football League is a little behind sched-

ule with but five James played through Monday.
-
-

VFP-62 has taken an early er of the fracas.
loop lead with two straight vie-
NARTU rolled up one of the
tories. Other teams victorious in
bigger scores of the week with A
openers were NARTU, and VP-18,
27.7! triumph over VA-172. Ken
with i HospitalCommunicationsplaying
Oliver scampered across for two
to a 6-6 tie.
NARTU touchdowns with Jim
In its initial outing VFP-62 Delisario and Bob Hughes each

drubbed[ Fasron Six, 26-6. Bobby adding a six pointer. Ed Cragillia

Owen scored twice for VFP-62 scored for VA-172.
with Ed Kelly tallying the third.
LAST WEDNESDAY Commu.
Gene Ralston booted the extra
nications and Hospital battled to
points, and Tom Mcssingale's efforts -
a 6-6 deadlock. Jack Kral accounted
accounted for a VFP-62
for Hospital's six
points,
safety. Lou Vasquez scooted
while Jessie Crowler tallied for
around end for the lone Fasron
Communications.VP18 .
Six tally
got off to a fine start by
VFP-62 ADDED win No 2 with
whipping VW-4 handily, 20-7. A
a i 6-0 verdict over Communica- pass from Joe LaRue to George

:\ .. tions in a hard fought tilt on a Martin put VP-18 ahead 6-0 and

V.' ( sloshy gridiron Monday Hampton LaRue[ made it 12.0 with an end

I... ....:.No.,..<.. .:, .,...w" .+:0... .:"4it"......".. .."""" ,,_..,, .,. Dasher tallied the only six-point- run a little later. The extra pointwas
*"
added.
FATHER, SON PARTICIPANTS-Practically everyone walked off with a prize at last Sunday's
Father and Son coif tourney at NAS course. Participants included front row (kneeling) Bill llolden, VW-4 came back to score on a
Ed Bishop, Dave Sluts, Curt Bishop, and Mike Fitzgibbons. Second row (standing) Charles Peters, Varsity Boxing run by Dodson through the middle
MEC; Nick Peters, Jay Harvey, Chief Joe Stub; Comdr. Edward Bishop; Andy Taylor, Bob McCauley and the extra point was goodto
and ratty Strader, who teamed with her dad Lcdr. Walt Strader to win father-daughter laurels. Season Nearing make it 12-7.
Third row (left to right) Henry llolden, ATC; Capt. Damon Bernard; CWO Robert McCauley; pro
Jack Harvey; Capt. Benjamin Ahl; Comdr. Robert Fitigibbons; Robert Taylor, ADC; and Mrs. Walt Formation of a Jax Navy LaRue turned in the finest run
Strader, hostess.Father boxing team is contemplatedin of the young season as he scampered

the near future and ap- 60 yards early in the third

Son pointment of a coach is quarter to put VP-18 ahead 196.

awaited. VP-18 added Its fourth sixpointer

Meanwhile some workout again by the versatile LaRue,

Golf Victors JAX AIR SPORTS equipment, including heavy who passed to Martin for the ex

and light punching bags, and tra poihj to make it 26-7.
.
AnnouncedThe NEWSAO rope-skipping, has.been installed -

in the training gym of AE School Unbeaten
turnout was good, actionwas
Price Natatorium, Building 614, .
brisk and the scores were for those who want to get in In VolleyballDefending

very good in the annual father early conditioning.
champions Aviation
and son golf tournament held last Blockbusters Win Pair
Electricians are leading the
Sunday at the NAS course.In .

the 12-year-old and older In Center T-Ball ActionAviation Archers To Shoot NATTCentcr along with the Volleyball Airman School league

group of the Father and Son tour- .. With Bowhunters Aces, neither team being defeated.
Ordnancemen School's Blockbusters, defending thorn
nament CWO Robert McCauleyand
Opening week results
son Bob took top honors witha pions of the NATTCenter touch football league, picked up where The St. Johns Bowhuntcrs will :

blistering 84 for 18 holes. Run- they left off last season and scored a pair of victories in the opening.. host Jax area archers over the AE defeated AGO-2, 15-0, 15-8;

/\t the season: last. Mrwlr. weekend with an invitational NavAirWcaps defeated AK, 15-3,
Jack golf --
ners up were Harvey, shoot at their range near Cecil 15-8; AN-P-2 defeated AO, for-
pro at NAS, and his son Jay, withan With Leon Bruneau makingtwo sive play was outstanding.The Field. feit; AGO-1 defeated SS, forfeit;

87. touchdowns for gains of 90 Aviation Ground Officer AN-P-1 defeated MarAvDct, 15-
I afternoon broad-
In the Junior-Senior division yards, and a 25-yard pass from I Deuces and Aviation Storekeeper I head Saturday shoot is scheduled.a A field 3, 15-2; AE defeated AK, 15-3,

winners were Bob Taylor, ADC, Jim Staggers to Roger Cellan, the bounced back and forth for four 15.8; NavAirWeaps defeated
round and broadhead is
planned
and son Andy with an 87. They Ordnancemen defeated Naval Air scoreless periods with scores of all three events AGO-1 15-10, 15-2; AN-P-2 defeated -
were followed by Mr. Peters and Weapons System School, 19-0.
Aviation Electricians, with being totaled for the winner.Center MarAvDct, 15-5, 15-10;
son, with a 104. Staggers converted the extra smooth running plays, defeated t. AN-P-1 defeated SS, forfeit.

The Junior-Juniors division, point. Airman School, 136. Ernie White The summary:

from the ages of 10 to 12, was TWO INTERCEPTIONS plus and Johnson scored the touchdowns W r.

copped by CPO Joseph Stutz and Rocco Verrigim's 60-yard scamper and White made the con- Cage AR ANI>School StluMilNdvAlrWrnpn .4 5.0 0
his nine :t 1
son Dave with a 49 for
around left end, gave the Blockbusters version. Ao.1 School 1 1
holes. Followed closely behind: CutWith AK School ::1:1
their 18-0 victory over Squad AN-I-2 School 2 3
were Comdr. Edward Bishop and Marine Aviation Detachment. ACO2; : School 1:1MltrAvOtot

eon Ed, with a 52. Cary Jordan intercepted for 30 More Deep Sea a trimming down from 72 AU School 0 I 0 4 3,
In the Peewee division 8 .
ages
yards and Dick Chevercie for 40 to 20 candidates Coach Don
to 10, Capt. Bernard teamed up \\Fishing
yards. Trips Isherwood of the NATTCenter Clean LinksMarksFor
with Comdr. Bishop's son Gurt to basketball team now has his
win with a 57 for nine holes. Dave Schultz tallied a brace of Three more deep sea fishing
in with late
squad working shape
Hank Holder, and son Bill were touchdowns and one conversionon trips remain off the jetties, according afternoon practices being held AGOAOClubs

close behind with a 61. passes from lanky Mickey to NATTCenter Special each weekday.

Although it was nearly an all King as the Support Splinterswon Services. Aviation Ground Officers

male affair, the ladies were rep- from Aviation Electricians, Trips will be made this Sat- Coach Isherwood cut his huge School and Aviation Ordnancemen .

resented. Lcdr. Walter Strader 136. The Sparkies counted on a urday and Sunday and will squad this week after a month'spractice. both swept their matches to

and his daughter Pat won the recovered punt and run by Gary wind up the following Satur- open the .see nd half of play in

father and daughter contest witha Johnson. Remaining on the squad are the NATTCenter golf league last

classy 49 for the nine holes. Pam THE PASSING of rifle-armed day.Tickets may be obtained Curt Wonicker, Mike King, Jerry week.
Biltz and Blitz Boone, Jim Parkinson, Dick Nel- The Ensigns defeated Airman
her dad;Lt. Steve Damian Golla which accountedfor from the NATTCenter Fish
were the runners-up with a 57. brought Aviation Shack.A son, Frank Dement, A. R. Mat School, 6-0; and the Blockbusters
15 points, sak, Bob Apple Joe Carey C. R.
t. > Aces a 21-0 win downed Aviation Storekeeper, 6-
Officer
Timuquana Golfers Ground Golla'spasses Hildebrant, N. E. Eckles, R. R. 0.

over Administration. man went into a store and Burmeister, Joe Hcbson, Hank In other matches NavAirWcaps
and
Blast Fliers, 15.12 to Art McCarthy bought a golf ball Powell, Don Himes, Jim Pugh, defeated Administration, 5-1; Ma-

Timuquana Country Club's Homer Blythe and three conversions Clerk: "Shall I wrap it?" Chuck Rongen, Ken Kirkman, rine Aviation Detachment defeated -

links squad spanked Jax Navy to Blythe netted the points. Customer: "No, I'll drive it Tom Krawchuk, and Sam Frank. Support Splinters, 2'/4-l&;
run
15-12 last Sunday'' in a Jacksonville Junior Mattel's 25-yard home." The season opens November 15. and Aviation Electricians wonI
Amt "' _,. i & __ counted the_ other six. For the _. -
cur uuumatch. Assoc a UUU over Aviation Storekeepers, 1-0,

Jax. Navy's Bill Scarbroughwas Feathers Ringer, George Links Brown's Meets defcn- | Admin Takes Mainside .Links Lead ]Ii standing A recount revealed of that the the first Missle-half

low man with a two under men had won the honors, edging

Par 70. Jack McCormack was low Opens; Sept. 29 Rain and wet grounds have day were produced by FAW-11 out the Ordnancemen.

man for Timuquana with a 71.i A men's ringer golf tourney hampered play in the Mainside I men. Lou Chaff posted a par 36 NA 1 Cent r

has been slated at NAS course Intramural Golf League, but a I and Bill Scarbrough tallied 39. AD Team&hool Wan Lost 0

Sailing Club Meets Sept. 29 through Oct. 31.All few clubs still managed to get Malntlde Golf AGO Srhool :s 0MarAvrDetaps 1
Teams
Wins Loses Prtrt.
Today At 1630 male golfers eligible for in their matches.In Administration 0 Ittw Z'" 1l'upS r

The Jax membership at the course are eli- matches last week Hospital Nartu VAHll 20U 12 i U .668.770 AJo. Rt-hnol llntM'a 1 0 I 4

Navy Sailing Club is for the tourney, with entrance defeated FAW-11, 7-2, and Sup- Operation* 17'4 .% .<>M AdmInistration 1 5Acho
scheduled to meet this (Thurs- gible Iiospltal 23v{ 13 Si ..6.19"U OQ' ,
downed VFP-62, 63. : 0
ply-Fiscal
at $1.00. .
day) fee set l austun $10M .
afternoon at 1630 in Build- Faetutant scored a 9-0 forfeit 100 J3H 'Irat half champlon.4g
ing 501. One-fourth of the current KAW-11 14 .481 -
the end of 'over Fasron Six. ComFalrJaxVKP63 7V4 lOVi .412 After you pass 65 miles per
Plans for the fleet of handicap computed at I+upply nKat 11 25 .310
new
Rhodes allowed. Prizes will Although FAW-11 lost to Hospital 5 13 :.277 hour, you're not driving your ;ar.You're .
be
Bantams be dis- play will .
are to best of the 31 21'i .Vtt
the two scores it
cussed. be awarded. Fasron t 1M: .037: aiming .

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Page JAX AIR NEWS 27 September



OW tQ GET YOUR ABSENTEE 1"1'' Huge 'Copter
(Continued from Page 1)

Standards Division and Assembly

$ >, Inspection Divisio s. *

EXPECTED TO benefit the entire -
0 & R work program, heretofore -
limited by crowded: space
and lack of proper equipment for

......- ...... I efficient operation, the hangar i is
tangible evidence of the tremendous -

Armed Forces Press Service is issuing state information on ab job performed by the Department -
sentee voting. Five states are covered this week as part of the con one that has warranted
sentee voting. Seven states are covered this week as part of the con. a continuous expansion to take
WASHINGTON care of the ever-increasing workload
Any qualified person who will from the above office. assigned to it.

be absent from his polling placeon HAWAII Recognition' of this by the

election day may use an ab-: Any qualified person may vote Bureau'of Aeronautics has now
sentee ballot. by absentee process. resulted in further distinction to
thIs vast and still .
growing multimillion
Members of the Armed Forces, Make application for an absen- dollar
civilians serving with the Armed tee ballot in in enterprise. Begin-
person or writingto
about
ning next Jan.
1, the Navy'shottest"
Forces outside the U. S., and
the County Clerk place of
"
aircraft, the F8U Chance
.
their send a Federal .,U." .
spouses may residence, between Oct. 17 and )' Vought Crusader will
Post Card application to the Secretary be assigned
Oct. 27. Members of the Armed here for overhaul.

will be of mailed State approximately, Olympia. Ballots Oct. Card Forces application.may' use the Others Federal should Post ......'.w.Y.W..w". ...._<."..._. '".:"<<;.'oY.._"'......,.,.,..........
12. They must be voted on by include information establishing ANOTIIER 0 & R ADDITION The new 0 & R main hangar a national speed record of
Nov. 6, and received by officials voting qualifications, and the ad- extension, used for the first time last Friday, already has received 1015 mph, at Muroc, Calif at 40-
aircraft for overhaul such as the S2F anti-sub Tracker shown
before Nov. 22. dress to which the ballot shouldbe rolling out of the big exit. Costing $1,220,064, Its area is 160 x 170 000 feet. The plane lands aboard
Other qualified voters must re- mailed. feet. ship at between 125 and 140

quest an absentee ballot in writ- Ballots will 'be mailed as soonas knots, and will be delivered to
ing from the City Clerk or County Fight Squadron 32 at the end Of
possible, and must be returnedby Forrestal
First Two
Auditor place of residence after Nov. 6. Champlain, the year. VF-32 will be the first
in the country to fly the speedy
Sept. 22, stating that the applicant
cannot reach the polls vot- Any qualified voter who will Carriers To Use Mayport PiersThe Crusader-and, Jax will be- the
ing day. Ballots will be mailed be absent Nov. 6 may cast his only such department assigned to
vote in with the
person. County overhaul it.
about Oct. 12, and must be returned Navy's second carrier berthing at the Mayport Carrier
f Clerk, place of residence, be- '
postmarked.) Nov. 6 or tween Oct. 27 and Nov. 5. Basin got its first customer last Friday when the USS Lake Cham- MDB Payments- Due
earlier. plain returned to its home port after a four month overhaul and
MASSACHUSETTS\ NEW YORK pair period at the New York'Naval Shipyard.Less re-I Mutual Death Benefit members
Servicemen civilians servingthe Servicemen and their depen- are reminded that assessments
Armed Forces, outside the U. dents may send a Federal Post than eight hours after the earlier this month.. No 68 and 69 are due for pay

S. and their accompanyingspouses Card application to the Division "Champ" docked in the new The Forrestal will be operatingIn ment by Oct. 2. Assessment No.
and dependents, may senda for Servicemen's Voting, Officeof berthing facility, the super carrier local waters until she sails 70 is a free assessment for which
Federal Post Card applicationto the Secretary of State, Albany USS Forrestal was eased into for Norfolk, Va. on-October 13. there will be.no charge.
1 N. Y. the basin's initial berth. This .
before Oct.
the City or Town Clerk placeof 31. Depen The giant vessel played host to
dents must include in this application marked the first time that two visitors I
residence. Ballots will be some 11,000 during Open. KickoffContinued
mailed far enough ahead to allow their New York address and carriers had used the basin simultaneously House last Sunday.
their return to officials by the the address of their military re since the second berth ( from Page 1))
lation. into Making up the Forrestal's air
close of voting Nov. 6. was put placed operation arm during its visit arc units of Navy Relief, the City of Jacksonville
Other obtain absentee Ballots will be mailed out after and Duval County.
persons may Cecil Field-based Carrier Air
ballots by the same pro- Sept. 27, and must be returnedby Group One. Also aboard for car- All who contribute at the recommended -
cedure, using a written request Nov. 6. InternationalReview rier qualifications will be planesof level will be eligible
instead of the Federal Post Card. Other qualified voters may request VAH-1, VAW-12 based at to win one of three handsome
MICHIGAN\ an "Application for an Ab- To Take Quonset Point, R. VAAW-33; prizes-a 1957 two-door, hardtop

Members of the Armed Forces, sentee Voter's Ballot" from the Place In June '57 based at NAS Atlantic City, N. J., Ford sedan; a boat, trailer, motor
civilians serving the Armed Board of Elections, county of resi- and Det. Two of VFP-62. combination; and a color televi-

Forces outside the U. S., and dence. The application must reach Secretary of the Navy will the. sion set. .
The Forrestal
members of religious groups or the Board of Elections be. Charles S. Thomas has an- Basin occupy the week- I No chances will be sold on tho
Mayport only on
tween Oct. 7 and Oct. 31. The bal
nounced that Hampton Roads,
agencies assisting the Armed ends. The Lake Champlain is prizes and no one can have more
Forces, may send a Federal Post lot must be received by the same Va., will be the scene of an In- scheduled to leave here Saturday, than one chance to win any of

Card application to the City, office not later than 4 p.m. Nov. ternational Naval Review on Sept. 29, for Norfolk, Va. where the prizes,except by making sep-

Township or Village Clerk, placeof 1 June 8-17, 1957, in connectionwith she will embark units of Oceana, erate donations.
"
residence, after Aug. 23. NEW MEXICO the 350th Anniversary of Va-based ATG-201. She is sched- .

Other qualified voters, includ- The state makes no provisionfor the founding of the Jamestown uled to return here Oct. 6 and New Form

ing former residents now living in absentee voting. Colony. depart' Oct. 10 for exercises in
the District of Columbia, may request For further information, see The U.S. Navy has acceptedan Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.CLASSIFIED. (Continued from Page 1))
an "Application for-Absent your voting officer (AFPS) invitation to join with the duplicate.The .
Voter's Ballot" from the City or citizens of Virginia in stagingthe It
--4s name on the card must be
Clerk earlas event, the Secretary said.
Township as Aug.
Girl's father exactly the same as that on the
: "Young man, we
He added that the Navy would
23. All ballots will be mailed after
turn the lights out here at 10 p.m. military pay record. Persons who
Sept. 22. They must be returnedby shortly issue invitations to
have have had social
Sailor: "That's okay.. We won'tbe or security
foreign nations.
Nov. 6. reading." FOR RENT cards, and are now using -different -
NEVADA __.. must the old card
names, get
4 rm. unfurn. api., Gar. $75.3G84Iiedrick
Any qualified voter unable to St. EV 9-0766. Sey- correct d. This must be done by
appear in person may use an absentee mour. filling out form OAAN-7003.

Members ballot.of the Armed Forces, :iIl.it' 2 bdrm. unfurn. hse. $75. 4602 N. TilE SOCIAL SECURITY Administration

civilians serving the Armed Firestone Rd., WeSconnett, Fla. will set up account
Forces outside the U. S., their EV 8-3536. Weatherbee. and issue cards to applicants'in

spouses and dependents, may t z Navy widow will rent twin bdrm. order of receipt of the applica-
send a Federal Post Card applica- ''.. "" ": with kitch. priv. 3665 Oak St. tions, on a first come first served
." '..,.
tion to the County Clerk by Oct. < '. EV 86165. Smotherman. basis. Therefore, the filled out
27 (Nov. 1 for applicants within 5 rm. apt. on river. CO 49913after cards should be sent air mail in

the U.S.). Ballots will be mailed ( 1830)). Gilmour. stacks by unit commanders. In
upon receipt of application, or as ,A* Will share home with working turn Social Security will send
soon as printed. They must be couple. 2965 Delwood Ave., EV the social security cards to the
returned to officials by Nov. 6. --l. 97848. Heurst. units in bulk, just as applicationswere

Other qualified voters may use Sm. furn. apt. 4633 Wheeler Ave. received.

the same procedure, substituting a EV 94275. Reason for the rush is that Jan.
written request for the Federal M 4 rm. furn. apt. $70. Gar. 3859 lis the date upon which the new
Post Card application. .n Herschell St. Clark. survivor benefit law takes the
MINNESOTA\ Q J 4 rm. upper furn. apt. Gar. 2037 military into full-fledged contributory -
Members of the Armed Forces, Herschel St, Five Points. Avail. social security.
all persons serving with the Sept. 30. EV 74321. CaldwelL
Armed Forces, their spouses and uxy 2 bdrm. apt. Furn. $12.50 per BSE AT 5 RERN
dependents accompanying them, wk. 425 E. 4th St. EL 45149. PAG ASI
2 bdrm. unfurn. apt. 2018 Carnes LE NA N .
may send a Federal Post Card anon arca BHUaaaa
application to the County Audi Ave. EV 75920. Quigley. ana saaa3I3Q
tor, county of residence. Rela- FOR SALE HHQ EJOOMHasBnaanaa/

tives may also obtain an absentee "."''''.._. '", '..W''''_ 3 bdrm. C. B. hse. $1500 cash, $54 HH
ballot for any such person. FROLIC 'ON KIDS' DAY-NAS Jax was host to some 350 per mo., GI equity. 5159. Ad- AR sou KEY BIMO AI suauus
""' Ballots will be mailed as soonas youngsters from lax chUdren's homes last Saturday in celebrationof miral Dr. EV 72178. Massey.MISCELLANEOUS QHQ anraaAnswer
possible, and must be returnedby "Kids' Day," a national Kiwanis Club project. A full day's agenda NE LIl
Nov. 6. Including a complete tour of the base, plus games and boat Ride wanted from 2600 RosselleSt. nT
Other rides, gave the youngsters a real celebration. One of the big bits to NAS. Working hrs: 0730- E
qualified persons may request of the day was the visit to Fire Station No. 1 where the kid's were
an "Application for Ballot" allowed to 'inspect" fire equipment and make like firemen. 1600. Ext. 577 or 74826. Dixson. ( to Page 2 Puzzle)
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