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Title: Jax air news
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Language: English
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: February 28, 1957
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benefits, once an for fringe benefits equal to al advantages that will never E-7 enlisted men in the same

undisputed inducement to $818 an employee. The-average be available to industrial categories by more than $2000

service careers, have now for service personnel is $684. workers. Also, it is stated, after taxes. In non-technical

been usurped, at least sta- INDUSTRY, however, has benefits for servicemen and fields, the difference in the s

tistically, by private industry no plan in any way comparable their families to be gained same grade is only between :

according to a Cor- to the 20-year retirement from recent Icgistlation will $300 and $1000. ,x

diner Committee study. plan of the Armed Forces. maintain a reasonable balance The technical occupation !
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Judged by available figures Men who deal with figures between career service and industry groups in the Armed Forces _

compiled for the committeeby agree that dollar-and-cent also showed to disadvantagein

a nationally recognized comparisons between the mil- THE AVERAGE yearly a comparision of militaryand

firm of management consult itary and civilian employmentdo earning of civilian workers in civilian pay. The yearly Y

ants, industry is making an not mean too much,* as the supervisory jobs in technical differential in these groups

annual average expenditure military offers many addition fields exceeds the income of (Please turn to Page 8, Col.5))







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VOL-14 No. 47 U. S. N. A. S. Jacksonville, Fla. 28 February 1957

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AGO School MECII CITED Ken Flowers -
NAS Awaits AD3, holds a letter of ap
preciation received from two
rl'o Graduate who developed engine
Kllots
over NAS Jax early
First Visit OfAdm. this month. Flowers and Rufus
119 -Ensigns Carwell, AN, since transferred! ,
g 3 were lauded by the pilots for
.. R h' their "efficient and perserverinjf -
i The Aviation Ground Officers'

CNO Mai'. 5 > n s School at NATTCenter will hold I duties manner were performed/In which' their

graduation exercises tomorrow

Arleigh Burke, for 119 ensigns and six Drazilian Operations Pair

Chief of Naval Operations, naval officers.
is scheduled to arrive for Reaps Words Of
his first visit to the Naval Capt. William S. Harris, NAS

Air Station Jacksonville at Jacksonville commanding officer,
Praise For ,EffortsKenneth
1030 Tuesday, :March 5. will be guest speaker at the

Upon arrival he will be met graduation. His topic will be, Flowers, .AD2, and
by Rear Adm. Delbert S. Corn- 'TO INSPECT NARTU Rear Adm. Henry IT. Caldwell (left), Rufus Carwell, AN, mechs in the
Chief of Naval Air Reserve Training and Col. Robert O. Blsson 'Leadership in the Nuclear Era.
well, Commander Fleet Air (right), Commander Marine Air Reserve Training will inspect Operations Maintenance Divisionof
Jacksonville, and Capt. Wil- and review members of NARTU lax at Its annual The AGO graduates will be Operations Department NAS
liam S. Harris, comanding officer and review Saturday. About 1,000 men of mllltarrinspectlon transferred to various schools, Jax, were the recipients of
of the Station. 12 squadron will be on hand for the ceremonies. air stations, and fleet units. words of praise from two Navy

The CNO will be extendedfull Rig Day For 1,000 Weekend Warriors The next AGO class will con pilots who recently "dropped in"
honors and escorted to vene on March 11. It will be the in the middle of the night for

King Hall, Building 563, wherehe largest class in the history of the necessary repairs on their SNB'

will address officers of the Annual Review school, with 257 ensigns due to Beechcraft.
fleet and the Station. Time also Saturday report. The pilots, Lcdr. W. H. Jakes

will be allowed for a questionand and Lt. W. E. Keene, were en

answer period, accordingto route from NAS Anacostia to
a program carried out by the For Air Reserve UnitsThe WEATHER OUTLOOK NAS Key West, about 2300, Feb.

CNO on visits to other stations. Friday Partly cloudy and 1, when their Dccchcraft developed

The program calls for a com- big day of the year arrives this Saturday for some 1,000 I cool. engine trouble. They
Saturday Partly cloudy with landed at NAS Jacksonville and
plete tour of all naval air facilities Weekend Warriors of Naval Air Reserve Training Unit, Jacksonville,
in the area, followedby scattered showers. Flowers and Carwell, who were
who will gather for their annual military inspection and review. .
lunch at the Officers Club. The public is invited to attend the event.A Sunday Partly cloudy"and on duty at the time were assigned
Early in the afternoon Ad I cooler. (Please turn to Page 8, Col. 5)
full and
year's training
miral Burke will fly to NAAS .
preparation will be put to the is commanding officer of the Ma.
Mayport by helicopter, view- test for NARTU Jax, which com- rine Air Reserve Training De- ,
ing that thriving carrier base Two JaxEnlistedMenAmong
prises 12 squadrons, when the tachment.The .
from the air, and! continue to
program commences at 1000 with annual reviews are con

NAS On Cecil returning Field. from Cecil the arrival of Rear Adm. Henry ducted at 28 reserve training 'Freedom' Letter WinnersThree

II. Caldwell, Chief of Naval Air units scattered throughout the
Field, presumably a little after Navy Jacksonville area men have been named winnersin
Reserve Training, and Col. Rob country. The entire unit will be
1500, Adm. Burke will hold a the Freedoms Foundations fourth annual letter writing contest
press conference tentatively ert O. Bisson, Comander Marine (Please turn forage 8, Col. 2)) for the) Armed Forces. -
Air Reserve Training.The .
slated for NAS Jacksonville. At ,u...,'_ Two of the men Chief Aviation
climax will come at 1600 t. "
its conclusion, he will depart Metalsmith Hill C. Haynes, and
in
Hangar 113 where memberswill
immediately for Miami wherehe Jerry M. Ellis, Musician 2nd
muster for the review and
will make a public address. class, are serving aboard the
Inspection by Admiral Caldwelland
.
wi'i7iI Naval Air Station, while the
Colonel Bisson.
third, Chief Yeoman Leonard A.
Cite Following the
AdvantagesOf I Wood, is stationed with the At.
ceremonies in
lantic Reserve Fleet, Green Cove
Reenlisting ') Hangar 113
,
Springs, Fla.
Admiral Cald-
Within 90 Days well will present TilE FORMAL presentation of
the awards was held at Valley
The U. S. Navy has initiated a Naval Air Forge, Pa., on Washington's
new reenlistment program that Reserve Certificates Birthday. The Freedoms Founda-

allows Navy personnel to reen- of Meritto tion is a non-profit organization

list with special advantages with- the Univer- dedicated to the "creation and

in 90 days after discharge it has sity of Flori- building of understanding of the
da, Jackson-
been revealed. spirit and philosophy of the Constitution
Capt.Anderson v 111 e Area I
This new program for reenlis- I and the Bill of Rights."
Chamber of Commerce, and
tees guarantees: (1)) Immediate the Prudential Insurance Co. The : : Chief Haynes, whose 2,000-
payment of reenlistment bonusup word letter, or
essay, was en-
awards are made on the basis of .
to $1,000; ((2) Reenlisteesmay 4 ; .i titled "Let God Give You the
.
if desired, take up to 30 contributionsand Answer," is attached to Faetu-

days reenlistment leave immediately assistance / Lant Detachment Two and

; ((3)) Payment of travel q given the local teaches Sunday School at tho

money in advance if .he desiresto NARTU pro- Beaver St. Baptist Church. lie

drive his own car to his placeof m.m"Y" .._.m.' ,, received a George Washington
duty; ((4)) Preparation of pay gram. Honor Medal as an award. An
I Capt. Nor- NAMED IN 'FREEDOMS' CONTEST Bill Haynes, AMC,
record immediately, which (left) of Faetulant Detachment Two and Jerry Ellis, MUZ, of the excerpt' from his letter reads:
means that if he chooses he may man I. Anderson Jax Navy band, look over. the clip sheet of the Armed Forces "If our servicemen, visiting for
collect pay due him at any Navy is com- Press Service from which they first learned that they had been eign fields would seek after
Disbursing office; and ((5) A mandini* offi. named among the winners in the Freedoms Foundation letter educational and spiritual things,
writing contest for the Armed Forces. Ellis received a Certificate
guaranteed choice of cast or west ( Lt. Col.Teller cer of NARTU Of Honor Medal, plus a $100 cash award, while Haynes received this would bring about a closer
coast for duty. Jax and Lt. CoL Robert Teller the Honor Medal. (Please turn to Pace 8, Cot i).



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,.. Station.Published Jacksonville.every Florida Thursday for Navy and Marine activities at N'a\al Alt III Mcd Area

!lASt .Jad.loD\lIIe
Capt. William) & HarrU Commanding: Officer Aboard the t1SS Forrestal
Cumdr. Hubert 11. :Smith: _..._, ._..r-.,.,?......... ,?,, ,,, fcjicculhe Officerlicet
Air JwkKonUlle (C"'A-59)), serving with the U.S. '
Rear Adm. Delbert S. Conwcll l ..- ,--,-. ,,-,.... CommandfCapt. ; Yc k #
:S.: :S.: tn-arcy, Jr. _, _.__....?.........._........_ Chief ol :Staff:> Sixth Fleet In the Mediterranean 4 :
Fleet Air ling Ucvea ---4--- d
Capt. Sidney S. Lawrence .. :.. ._. ...............?..???._"__",,?? Commander The U,S. Atlantic Fleet's Air
Comdr. T. S. White .-..?........._ Chief Stat Officer
?*val Air TeckaicilTralal.a: Center Group One, composed of seven: '
Capt. Charles L. Moore. Jr. ,-....___....._. Commanding Oftlrer :-- -
Comdr. \MUrcd E. 'leshman __. EM'C\ the Olllier East Coast Naval air units Is S- v :
JtataJ 1I.1.1Ial .a
Capt. Benjamin N. Ahi Commanding Officer serving aboard the USS Forrestal
Capt. Marcy Shupp Ijiecuthe: Officer:
NAHTU during the supcrcarrier's first wAratl '"
Capt. Norman O. Anderson Commandlnr Officer '
Comdr. llllam E. Hardy; Exctuthe: Officer overseas assignment. The Air
Group, which reported aboard at : *
The JAX AIR NKVv'S li published ot the U. S. Naval Air Station, 4
Jacksonville Florida' and printed commercially' with 1 non appropriated fundsat Norfolk, Va., is commanded: by
no the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS: I'-.tS. Rev.
Nov. 194r.Copltl are distributed free of charge; at the Naval Air Station the Comdr. John S. Hill and is home-
Naval Air Technical Training Center Naval Air Rosen Training Unit ant the based at NAS Cecil Field.
U. S. Naval Hospital.

Service Information Qfficop_.??................ _.t.t. Dave Ccesley No stranger to the Forrestal,
Managing Editor! Andrew II. I'lanry
Staff Reporters Kathleen button; Jack Hulmts. I'lll; John bb Ben Sylar SA; Doug Blowers, AA. the
detachments to
The JAX AIR NEWS Is a member of the Armed Forces Prcw Ren'\Ice, were assigned ......" _, ..__.. -___:'.' T._>>_;. .;<_,.,,*,
AFPS material appearing In this publication may not be printed withoutthe Forrestal during recent Mid-At-
written of Armed Forces Service of other FORRESTAL A brief
permission 1'iess Henubllcntlon ABOARD TilE lull In flight/ opentions
matter, service publications is prohibited without verniUMon of lantic training exercises. -
ixlltor. J X'X\Rbk\ affords a moment of relaxation tot squadron commanders of
e Editorial offices located Main Administration Building. Phone extension: CVG-1 squadrons and their Carrier Air Group One, home-based at NAS Cecil Field, aboard
8348. 216 and 8164. home bases are as follows: the USS Forrestal. Left to right Comdr. Walter Roach, VF-11;
Comdr. Jim Ellis, VF-84; Comdr. John 11111, group commander,
i
Jacksonville: VAIM, VA-15, Louis VA-IS Comdr. Joe
Comdr. Jennings, ; Dorrington VAIM,
VF-14, and a detachment from !. watch one of the supcrcarrier's escort destroyers: during; opm-
VFP-62; Oceana: VF-84; Quonset I tions with the Sixth Fleet in the Mediterranean. .

Point: a detachment from VAW12 -

; Atlantic City: a detachment Men in Skill Not Barred

{ K s' CORDIHER from VAAW33.After ( ) Any
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settling into their assigned -

shops and living spaces, From
'Proficiency Pay'The
Air Group personnel swung

smoothly into their vital shipboard -

= functions. While enroute to Conliner Committee's proposal setting proficicno

the Mediterranean a 11 pilots as the basis for enlisted personnel pay would not bar servicemen

: M'1 qualified in all phases of both in any skill from being awarded the "proficiency pay,"

'. day and night carrier operationsand as outlined in the Feb. 7 issue of the Jax Air News.
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enlisted personnel received The committee proposed re-
are most needed.
intensive shipboard training. placement of longevity pay with
What connection has the Cordiner Committee with individual In an informal interview, Com- increases after certain time in THE SEPARATE services of

servicemen? mander Hill! said, 'To be a partof grade.A necessity would make the great
The Cordiner Committee's of
study military
pay represents .
the Forrestal team is a SPOKESMAN announced recently er proportion of proficiency advances
a significant effort to improve the conditions un-
der which we serve our country.The real privilege (It is) an inspiration in Washington that although in the hard-to-lcarn,

committee's recommendations are a serious attempt ; and a challenge." proficiency pay, equiva- skills, but those deserving cf

to improve the services the Armed Forces give our I I lent to a one or two pay grade more money even in fields hating ,

country. Plan To Rotate advancement has been recom- would
mended primarily to retain and i personnel overages
How many of these recommendations will be adoptedis
for Congress to decide. i\\Iarinc SquadronsA attract men to critical skills not be "locked out."

Whatever the outcome, we can know that our public where their abilities are most Increased emphasis JD th

officials are actively interested in our position in the new rotation system, basedon needed individuals in any Armed Forces will be put on retraining .

nation's service. (AFPS) a plan of rotating entire air- field could be rewarded for out- which is open to evfrv'

craft squadrons between overseas standing performance of duty.A .
VA Reduces VA said. bases and the United States, has committee proposal had already one who meets aptitude requirements

The latest report, the fourth to been announced by the Marine set proficiency in work as for the more romplf!

,. be completed, shows that in con- By allowing pilots and crew the basis for enlisted personnelpay. jobs where the opportunities! f"!

Disability Pay trast to the 31,000 reductions or men to stay together as a stabilized The new announcement was both promotion' and addition.

cutoffs, 4378 veterans had their team the Marine Corps also designed primarily to encourage compensation are best.

For 31,000Downward payments increased as a result of expects to improve operational retraining of personnel in criti- Servicemen who would per-:'t'\

effectiveness and morale. cal skills where their abilities in remaining in outmoded td-:-
the
adjustments in vet- study.
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erans' disability compensation The professor I .was I deeply absorbed I Veteran Patrol Plane Commander be turning their backs to morn
continue, with latest figures in renumerative and reward) ;, '"


review the Veterans revealing Administration that 31,000 have case when the in nurse some announced scientific subject the arrival I Holding Reins As ComFairWing 11A cupations. J '.

had their of a boy. .
reducedor
compensation veteran patrol plane com-
eliminated of the 610,000 cases "What who ." stammeredthe mander, Capt. Sidney J. Law- See 'CopiersAs

covered.In professor, absently. "Why interrupt rence, whose plane sank a fully

all, 1.7 million cases will be me, isn't my wife at loaded Japanese supply ship ina Future

reviewed for possible error, the home?" one-plane night attack missionin

the South Pacific during Cranes'Serving

CROSSWORD PUZZLE World War II, is guiding the 'Flying

ACROSSsir J e 9 zt destiny of Fleet Air Wing Eleven. tht
Captain Lawrence took over as "flying cranes' /!!!

1--'hl.k.tS"<010'l11nlhatltntbt .a .j the reins of Commander Fleet helicopters of tomorrow will bl'

11-I1eat (colloq.) 't / IS i7 Air Wing Eleven from Capt. carrying heavier loads, up to fie at

It-ll04.nt / Bowen F. McLeod who left for tons on shorter hauls than .
1 $1-Wine cup dame I'. 'r'/// 19 / 2J duty with Commander Naval Air present, helicopter experts recently

I-Ind.ftnlt..rtll'll li"r// 1" : / I'I-" 7l1)IseIous > Bases, 12th Naval District, NAS told the American SOCICtof
/ / Alameda Calif, as chief Officer. Mechanical Engineers.
II-Bllhop abbr.) 21 It 1T 3o
IZ-I'eru. Captain McLeod had been in Furthermore, in the "foresee-

I IS-Mental it-Slender Image Snid ru. ,n'1 command of FAW-11 since Jan- able future" the copters will hitwith
.
I7-Ralnfall r.r. // uary 1956.DURING. great,
six times as
II-Enn. i! )1 if II JCI a figure to
U-Tatt.re4 ftoth World War II Cap- pay loads ranging from eight

U-CUru.IJ-W.4Ic mil eultlS r//'l/- yp ifofl./ tain Lawrence participated in -----.S----------"h". .J>. ,:,,,':,';....II..J. 16 tons at a cruising speed, of GOdcd,
i6'ressed79Rgbway two combat tours, the second of fully ''-""
+H /.I"" 'If fit r'l.1 CAPT.CAPT.. S. J. LAWRENCE : knots and a range,
to-Roman brott.. :;r./ which was in the South Pacific. Now Commander Fleet Air up to 100 nautical miles.
tl-almall Mbnd. y e Iff V/I / It was on this tour during the Wine Eleven. of helicopters -
:
tJ-PrePQIIUo" '/ / The combat functions
44Boentx.tb47tipanlsb article 6i4a'vlt i S4 II Gilberts-Mariannas Campaign required by the Marine
seedtOtevly. that his aircraft sank a fully Captain Lawrence is a 1931 grad- outlined &o1. Keith 13
Corps, as
1II-llalll I ; d 67 loaded Japanese supply ship ina uate of the Naval Academy. Aftera McCutcheon, Chief, Air SectIon.

12-went water by _a.w s....a..r r one-plane night attack. tour aboard a battleship, he.entered Marine Corps Equipment Boardare
It-Worn away44Blyd. SIIORTLY thereafter in an- flight training and re- (1) small, one-man craft for
hoaa.rItag." rCIoI" art.ry tl-..,..,,, aness.re other one-plane night attack his ceived his wings at Pensacola in : two-to.four
U-Sur.1ca& sreutunk deity 2i-<"nIle.. nffkaL41.-Alowane.\ for courier work; ((2)) a
\brsad --I'rkwl ., dose --n. toell waste plane was shot down. Lady May 1934. In 1945 he helped place plane for' evacuation and
la-Flssre an-Conjunctkas 44CInwttt.Turf Luck was on his side he commission carrier -
OOMt as madea the USS troop
/ *-Ilarrest er 411Baker'sj Leyte as liaison; ((3) an assault
la-I"r.nl .w beat and eON product successful landing in the water executive officer. to 15 men; ((4)) a
.- ,.se /c dlnq.) (pl.) :It-Anci.n' Ontll It-JI'Uae and all of holding 12
.S-Dtae bVI1-Toward/ -I'1'lmmn.. I-'nl seal the crew escaped in- Prior to his arrival in Jax, Captain cargo type craft able to carry
et "td
-rut center :lI-Ftbu plante 'ahbr.) jury. The crew inflated their short distances -
f-Wan4. 3J.4'urvedthe IT-Nalllher IJ-QI4 Teata"nt Lawrence was chief staff three-ton loads for
I-OlrI'WveeurateGreek name .I.rna letter II-RtrlaClI"I ("tor.' life rafts and were rescued three officer for Commander Carib- ; and (5) a larger cargo!
days later.A .
(Answer on rare 8, Col. 5) native of bean Sea Frontier at San Juan craft with a payload of four
Cincinnatus, N. Y., P. R. five tons.M .




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lir;: ",'i..., "!,.' <"j', #,11,tl '1,.t.: ,,. > :\ ."\ !' Growth Of Mayport Base

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", '..'''I i< To Tax HAS Supply Dept.
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> While NAAS Mayport is suffering expansion pains with ..

the announcement that four, and possibly five, aircraft car- /
riers would be using the basin as their home base, NAS Tax:
Supply Department of necessity has had to make some advance -
ti plans of its own.
.\jF The busy department, headedby

Capt. James J. McKinstry,
is charged, among other matters, NAVY WIVES
with supplying all ships that
come into Mayport and request CORNER

such service The Navy Wives met for a regular :

THE ADDITION of the USS I business meeting Feb. 20, at
Saratoga: to its list of "customers I the clubhouse in Dewey Park. .

+Atxs o ra ," to say nothing of the USS I Mrs. Edward Wilson, Chaplain,
5 Antietam, means taking on the gave a report on the Valentine
task of supplying to what Ward Party given Feb. 12. Games

amounts to more floating cities were played and songs sung after
The Saratoga alone counts five which refreshments were served.

,; h tM times as many crew members on i Another ward party will be held
board as there is population in Tuesday, March 12.
the port of Mayport. While the New members sworn Into the

"Sara" is in port, warehousing, club were: Mrs. Caroll Garner,

.41R \r \ \ tsfi issuing and ordering additional ; Mrs. Robert Romine, Mrs. Rich-
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nT n_._...._..__ .T____. m..m.._____.. _............._..... ___.........m.1wrs. .... supplies will be necessary to pro ard Seddon and Mrs. Joe DradI -
RESTOCKING CARRIER IS NAS JOB-Unloading GO truck loads of fresh, frozen and staple vide daily a ton of potatoes, 250 I shaw.
provisions to restock an aircraft carrier with food supplies for a crew of approximately 3,000 men, gallons of milk, an egg per man, .
is a cooperative effort. Trucks and food supplies are furnished by the Supply Department of NAS plus required soap, paipt, brooms I Official call to the Southeast!
I Jax. Rut members of the carrier's line the gangplank to transfer the supplies from the
crew up on and rags, and all the many other Regional.mecting was read to the
pier at NAAS Mayport to the galleys and storage sections by hand-to-hand methods. With four carriers -
day to day supplies
assigned to Mayport, and possibily a fifth, NAS Jax Supply Department definitely has its work housekeeping assembly. This will be held at
cut out in handling the restocking of these carriers. needed to keep the ship clean the Minecraft base in Charleston,
and trim during a busy training S. C.
schedule. Hospital clinic chairman Mrs '
SAFETY Don't Overlook Any Items WHILE THE NAVAL Air Sta- Woodphen Hall asked for additional

--: Box Score tion currently stocks some 250- helpers. Mrs. Albert
000 different items, the continu- Johnson and Mrs. Gene Byron

Disabling Injuries Through Deductible On Tax Form ing receipt and issue of supplies volunteered to work on March

Tuesday, Feb. 2G through the warehouses requiresan 7, and March 14 at the Seizure
equally continuous control to and Cardiac Clinics.
This Month 1 (This is the fifth of a series of articles on federal income tax insure that the right items are i .
\ This Year 4 filing. The articles are based on information provided by the American on hand, in the right quantities, :
Institute Accountants. I A few more acceptances to
Days Since Last of ) and at the right times.
If you decide to itemize your income tax return, here arc soivc With committees were received and
Lost! Time Accident 11 the importance of insur-
are as follows: bingo helpers
deductions you should be careful not to overlook. ;
ing continuous operations of
Mrs. Willard Townsend, Mrs.
Interest paid on loans is deductible -
strued as a service, these slups-of-thc-lme well in Homer Smith, Mrs. WoodphenHall
: Two Jax Units This includes mort- mind, NAS Supply is placing top
ALL TRANSPORTATION ex- Mrs. Edward Wilson, Mrs.
gages, automobile, appliance, priority on its supply service to William Reigle, and Mrs. Donald
penses incurred in connection
Aboard FDR ForSnowball' home improvement or personal the fleet Morris; snack bar assistants;
with your job or duty may be In spite of these increased demands
loans you may have. The part of Mrs. E. Williams, Mrs George
deducted if they were not reim- placed on the Station by
Tour "carrying charges" representing i Marks and Mrs Bob Nichols.
bursed. These include fares, auto- the giant carriers, the Supply De.
interest on installment purchases I The Valentine
mobile and (if in partment will function usualin partydanceheld
con
expenses; as
of two NAS is deductible. Evidence
Segments such as Feb. 16, at the clubhousewas
nection with over-night/ travel) its primary mission of support
Jacksonville based squadronsare a statement from the seller a huge success. A combo
meals and lodging.If of the planes under-
now in their second weekof ;should be obtained to show the operated or from the Jax Navy band fur-
cold weather flight opera- amount of interest you paid dur- you had certain expenses going overhaul here, and of the nished music for dancing. Mrs

tions aboard USS Franklin D. ing the year. connected with your employmentother civilian and military personnel George Copeland and Mrs. Merton
than travel reimbursed engaged in that task.Ordnanccman .
Roosevelt in the vicinity of MOST TAXES, other than fed. ( or Ladd, entertainment chairman
the Gulf of Maine to conductan expenses) you can claim them as
eral taxes, are deductible. These School and co-chairman respectively -
miscellaneous 'deductions. Exam.
evaluation project des- include state and local real deserved the "welldone"which
ignated as "Operation Snow- estate, personal property, income, pIes would be uniforms and insignia Honors Go To Perkcy they received at the meet-
.
ball. retail sales, poll taxes and, in all James Richard Perkey, AOAN,
The three-week project is being but a few states, gasoline taxes. Other miscellaneous' deductions of Fresno, Calif., was honor stu- ing.Mrs.. Bill Reese, Southeast Re.
carried out, by a contingentfrom You can also deduct auto licenses I include the fee for preparation of dent of last week's graduating gional Vice President; Mrs. John

VF-173 and VA-175, basedat and registration fees, but not dogor your tax return, some alimonyand class at Aviation Ordnanccmcn's Damon, Southeast Regional Sec-
NAS Jacksonville and VA-86, hunting licenses. a share of interest and real School Class A at the Naval Air retary; Mrs. Barney Meyer,

NAS Oceana, Va. The three units Another type of deduction you estate taxes paid by a coopera Technical Training Center. President NWCA 86; and Mrs.

will conduct flight operationsfrom can take if you itemize is your tive apartment corporation of Perkey, who joined the Navyin James Murphy, Vice President
the Roosevelt in New Eng contributions to any "religious, which you are a tenant stock- June, 1956, has been assignedto NWCA 86 drove to Green Cove
land waters as part of the pro- charitable, educational scientific holder. Special Weapons School at Springs on Feb. 20 to attend *

ject.Tests or literary" organizations.These Next article: Medical deductions Sandia Air Force Base, Albequerque meeting of Navy Wives Club I
involving a modified and widow benefits. (AFPS) N. M. 151 I
contributions deduc-
I missile are
version of the Regulus
also will be conducted duringthe tible up to 20 per cent of your

cruise, which ends on March income, and up to 30 per cent if
at least 10 cent of income
per your
6 with the Roosevelt's return to
Mayport. was paid as gifts to reli

Rear Adm. R. B. Pirie, Com- gious organizations, schools or r 3

CarDiv-Six, is embarked on the hospitals.
Roosevelt to direct cold weather GIFTS OF PROPERTY also
evaluations of steam catapultsand can be deducted at their fair
aircraft arresting gear market value as of the time they

aboard the newly converted an. were donated. Suppose, for ex
gled-deck carrier. ample, you contributed to your
The evaluation project Is being I church a share of stock which .f
conducted in conjunction with had doubled in value while you

BuAer's continuing program to had it.You. .

improve capabilities of carriers can deduct, as a contribu
under all weather conditions. tion, the full value of the stock at

The USS IIickox is acompany- the time of the gift, even thoughyou
ing the Roosevelt as plan guard. only paid half that much for
it. At the same time you escape

Two Semester Courses paying the tax on the capital gain
which would have been realizedif

Open At Jax NROS you had sold the. stock insteadof

Two courses of one semester's contributing it.
length are now open for registration An individual is not permittedto
at the Naval Reserve Offi- deduct a contribution whichhe -
cers School, Jacksonville.Reserve has pledged but not paid dur-( LOCAL GROUP SALUTED A "Well Done" Is sent to the pilots and personnel of Atr Task
Officers of the Navy, Marine ing the tax year. Contributionsof Group 202, based at nearby NAS Cecil Field by 1,100 crew members of the USS Randolph while the
.. 43,000 ton attack carrier was enroute to Mayport last week. The message was spelled out on the
deductible
Corps, and Coast Guard are eligible services are not deck after ATG 202's
flight planes had been launched and headed for their home bases, after com.
to register. 'and blood donations are con pleating a seven-months Mediterranean cruise aboard the Randolph.



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) Knowledge Of Survival In Air, On Sea Vital I



. "The knowledge of survivalin

the air and on the sea is an 1 SALTY HUMOR FROM

asset to anyone who flies," as- HERE AND THERE
serts M/Sgt. Robert C. llardt,

senior instructor at the Survi Policeman to man whose
car
val Phase of the Aviation Fun-
has been struck by a woman drItr \'.
(Prepared by NATTC Librarianfor damentals Class P School at : "I'd settle if I were you, sir,

all Navy libraries in the area) the Naval Air Technical Train- After all, it's just your word
ing Center.In against thousands of hers."'
Book Of Days: Fine reference
the first week of instruc- .
material for those seeking data
tion at the AvFund School,
various It also An American and a
on holidays. provides Dutchmanwere
each student is given two daysof
ideal jumping-off place ii talking. "What does
an instruction in all phases of A jour
for those who like to browse ; flag look like?" asked the Amiri.
survival on the sea. During a rw :
through many types of wading these two days, instruction in > can."It
We tried it with a reader who the (t has three stripes," replied
life-raft, flares, reflectors, < ,
P
a < y
{
wanted something about people "Gibson Girl" emergency trans. ", ,& + the Dutchman. "Red, white and
born in who have madeit blue. We
have
February mitter, and the PRC-17, which say they a connection -
"the month of birthdays." is an emergency transmitter- with our taxes: we R.I:.t

Valley Forge: Every child receiver are taught.A red when we talk about them,

knows .the birthday associated one day course of instruction white when we get our tax bill,}!.,

with this! The moving account of is also given on parachute- and pay 'til we're blue in ih,:

the making of an army reveals rigging, the parachute one-man face"

the courage of men and the brilliance life raft, and other equipmentfor "That's just how it is h.. i.. .

of Washington's leadership. survival that is found in commented the, American 011\, i
__
..... __.m "
Naval Genius Of George Wash airplanes. we see stars, too.

Ington: Astute analysis of a facet I During this course, films arc KEEP CLOSED M/Sgt.\ : Robert Hardt shows Privates Lee *

of this man's thinking which is I shown on how to survive in the Booher and Edward the Blount survival how phase the air at Is Avl kept,'und in School their life at Jackets NATT- A farmer who went to a laigecity
through
seldom considered. tropics, arctic weather, and as they go to see the sights engaged a

Military Genius Of Abraham the desert. Center. _.___.y,..., .. ..,..,..h.'...... "'''N..,....''........,_., ,:<.:w;.,_ room at a hotel and before retiring -

Lincoln: A companion volume The main point that the men : y. ;; ,. asked the clerk about ihe

which deserves consideration of are briefed on, that will have hours for meals.

its interesting subject. to be put above all else, is that "We have breakfast from 7 7 to

Mr. Lincoln's Admirals: This the equipment furnished will .i 11, dinner from 12 to 3, and
account of the men who sailed be of little use if a man can't W A supper from 6 to' 8," txpl.nni.cl: .

wooden ships and "tin-clad" be level-headed during ull the clerk.
is interest crises. "Look here." inquired the
gunboats
extremely .
ing reading, covering the out- farmer in surprise, "what time

standing events in naval history New Reenlistment! am I going to see the town"

which are often relegated to an First Scot "I saw ye at the

undeserved background in histories OutlinedA 1 ( ; I4M bank, yesterday."
Options "
of the Civil War. ,, ; Second Scot "Aye.
First Scot "Did its
ye put >
Prodigal Genius: Most of us new BuPers instruction concerning "
have read at least one biographyof reenlistment options, Z t s some money? "

Thomas Edison whose February which went into effect Feb. 1, Second Scot "Nae.
fq First Scot 'Then jt bfmt, ,t
birthday started us on this provides the reenlistee with op- r "
reading trail. Few know much portunity to transfer to the fleet some money? "
;
about Nikola Tesla to whose Second Scot "Nae.
of his choice on certain specified
First Scot "Then what did,
electrical genius we owe so conditions.
much and whose intriguing storyis These conditions are (1) he ye?"
told in this book. must have completed his tour of Second Scot "I filled mv'

Famous Sheriffs And Outlaws: shore duty; and (2) those in ratings foontain pen.... .. ..
Buffalo Bill's popularity suffereda where sea duty exceeds four .... UH, -
""m .. v
1I < l : ;:
bit in recent years with all'the years, and if the reenlistee is "What is the matter, my
JUST SNAP IT Privates Edward Blount and Lee Booher "
qualified completion of man? asked a sympathdicstranger
to-do about Davy Crokett but we upon
get more instructions from M/Sgt. Robert Hardt in the inflated he
think the lure of the old west four years sea duty on one fleet, life raft in the survival phase at AvFund School. to a small boy whom

will appeal "as long as grass shall he may request transfer to the saw crying. .

grow." Try this one for thrills! opposite fleet.Previously Great Grandmother First In Jax Area "Please, sir, my dog's de ad,"

Treasury Of The Theatre: under the old instruction sobbed the boy.
(1306-35C), he could "Well," said the man. "you
Jefferson Clark Ga-
Joseph was
ble, Jimmy Stewart and John i select ((1) an extra year's dutyon Retired Under Ship's Store ProgramMrs. mustn't make such a trouble of
the ship to which he was it. My grandmother dud last
Gielgud all wrapped up in one to 1
Elsie M Dean, a "
the theatre goers of the last cen- currently attached; ((2) completethe spry, the Navy Exchange branch week,' and I'm not crying.

tury. lie is reputed to have normal tour of shore duty at great-grandmother from Eng laundry at NATTCenter in 1942, "No," said the boy, "but you'

started the "long-run" show with the base on which he was stationed land, became the first person in to "earn a little Christmas didn't bring her up from a pup:

his years of playing Rip Van ; or (3)) transfer to a ship I the Jacksonville Area Navy com money" and has been with the .

Winkle in the acting version of with the home port of his choice. plex to retire under the Navy Navy Exchange in one branch or Husband: "If a man steal: no

Washington Irving's famous All committments made under Ship's Store Office Retirement another ever since. matter what, he will live to re-

story We suggest this threevolume the old instructions, and before Annuity Plan Thursday after 14. FROM TilE NATTCenter laundry gret it."

set of the best plays from Feb. 1, will remain in effect unless years with the NAS Jacksonville which she managed, she Wife (coyly): "You used to

Grecian times to our own to delight the individual desires to Exchange offices. came to the Mainside branch, steal kisses from me bcfoit ue

you even if you have to waive his agreement in favor of; Mrs. Dcnn, a native of Liver spent some time at the CPO pickup were married."
I
imagine the great actors: and duty as per Instruction 1306.62. pool, England, came to work at station and finally ended up Husband: "Well, you l It aid

actresses.. who contributed their in clerical phases of the Navy what I said."

art. v Exchange Central Warehouse Office .

Best Loved Poems Of The in Building 858. "Have you any alarm-dot<'"

American People: Chosen at ran Mrs. Denn is the first person to inquired the customer. Wht 1

dom from well-stocked poetry retire under the 1952 retirementplan want is one that will arouse father

shelves because Longfellow's q'L which in her case, is retroactive without waking the whole

birthday comes in this month, ; to include her entire family."

too! There are several collections : ::1 time spent with the Exchange.She "I don't know of any "paid;

similar to this-fun to browse was presented a letter of alarm-clock as that;madam, :
through and wonderful for spot- appreciation and commendationby the shopkeeper. "We keep just
wake
ting old favorites. Comdr. J. H. Whitener, Navy the ordinary kind that will
dlS-
Exchange Officer, prior to her the whole family without

Refueling Similar To retirement Thursday. turbing father.. ". .

Air Set For ShipsAn MRS. DENN plans to visit a "Shall I Install aloud
son, a Navy Chief, stationed in Repairman:
assembly for refueling shipsat Yokohama, Japan this spring and or soft horn, sir?"
dirtY'sneer.
lea, similar to aerial refueling I another son in Los Angeles, O'Leary: "Just one with a
equipment, is being designed on "
Calif. After her trip to the Far .
order by the Navy. .
East, she
plans to return to her
The new equipment involves home at 3524 Boulevard Street "G .rge comes from a"fry

engaging a nozzle connected to in Jacksonville where she says poor family." the
a hose from a tanker into the she plans to "rest" and maybe "Why, they sent him to
"
throat of a coupling on the ship take up her profitable hobby university, didn't they? !to
taking fuel. The two units lock of making hand-painted souve- "Yes, that's how they got

automatically and the 'flow of _n_ neirs of Jacksonville---no.---_ again. poor." -

oil is controlled by manually operated FIRST TO RETIRE Comdr. J. II. Whitener, Navy Exchange Mrs. Denn, the mother of four she 14-years-old, spent some
1 was
shut-up valves. Officer presents Mrs. Elsie Denn letter of later
a commendation prior children and a grandmother to York City and
to her retirement last Thursday after 14 years with the Navy time in New Jacksonville -
the assemblywill
When completed, nine, was to
recently presented with coming
Exchange here. Mrs. Denn Is the first person from the Jax area I Canada before
sUEd
be tested for possible adop- to retire under the 1952 Navy Ship's Store Retirement Annuity her first great-grandchild. which she has

tion on Naval ships. Plan. She came to this country when home for the past 35 years




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VW-4, VP-5 VA-45 r With TheToastmasters
I
pulppI. %


Scouting TheSquadrons .


Ensign Gene Guazzo of VW-4
NAV
was installed as a new member of

VW4In the Navy Jax Toastmasters (Officers -

and around Hangar 124 a ) at last Thursday's meet-

giant yellow steel monstrosity is ing.

rapidly taking shape. The mechs Highlight of the program included *

and metal benders of VW-4 are Icebreakers by Lt. Rudy

lending willing hands to the con- ? t Braunum of NARTU; Ensign Don

struction project because, when ) Clancy, CAG-4; and Lcdr. Clancy

completed, the "thing" will be a Rich, of AGO School.

complete and portable maintenance Topic master was Lou Sartor,

dock for the squadron's whose theme, "This RemindsMe

WV-3 Super Constellations.The Of ," found each member

. "Haze Gazers" of the drawing a picture from a box,

Navy's Hurricane Hunter squadron and speaking on the thought

are strong believers in Navy brought on by the photo. Captain

tradition. As a result, and in ac- Sasser was toastmaster for the

cordance with long standing the evening.

tradition of the Naval Acrologi- .

cal Service, the family picnic of
At last Thursday's meeting of
the squadron aerology depart-
the Mar-Nav-Easy-7 Toastmas-
ment was held as scheduled on
ters Club, held in the CPO Club,
last Wednesday, the only really 4
__ Bob Gelles delivered his ice-
rainy day the area has :had in ]( A"t.flf' : :";;M_ "''IOMltw,'>''M.o'IS:li\JI! !IW. 1iQ 1l/WI W'<> ; I.o'A I jR>A' >>

three months. "IT WAS FROM THIS PORTHOLE": Howard Sanderson, ACW3, of VW-4 points to the aft Breaker speech.
compartment porthole of the super constellation from which he spotted the dye marker set out by John Susman spoke on the
Ltjg( ) D. E. Bailey, was married an Air Force pilot who bailed out over the ocean about 100 miles from the coast. Lt. Samuel Abel, "Boy Scouts"; Harold Frederickson
to Anna B. Gammon of pilot of the Hurricane Hunters' plane is at the left.
"Higher Pay For SchoolTeachers"
Jacksonville last Saturday after-

noon. Officers of the squadronand Student Vets Under 'Cane Hunter Spots Marker; dealt; and with Tip"Complaints.Chaffin'ssubject .

other guests joined Ltjg( ) Don Muller was toastmaster

following and Mrs. the Bailey at a reception Korean GI Bill Air Force Pilot RescuedThe for the meeting and Phil Mc-

ceremony. fu"berJ73,000 Cready presented "Table Topics."

Comdr. II. D. Allen, skipper, One out of every four male well known green dye-marker, plus the keen sight of a 20- Tony Cocco was the general

Comdr. N. Brango, executive of- students in the nation's colleges year-old radar man, third class, attached to the,.Jacksonville Hurricane evaluator. Guest at the meetingwas

ficer and Lt. D. A. Hurt aero- are enrolled under the Hunters, were the prime factors which contributed to the ef- Chief "Red" Owens of VFP-

logical officer, this week partici- Korean GI Bill, it has been fective rescue of an Air Force member of a four-man crew op- 62, who has served in the Navy

pated in the annual conference of announced by the Veterans erating a B-47 stratajet bomber out of Hunter AFB, Savannah, Ga., for over 31 years, and who is a

the Joint Hurricane Warning Administration, which furtherset on no Feb.. _15._. prospective new member.

Service in Miami. At the con- the exact figure of 473-' The rescued officer, Capt. .. .
ference, provisions were made by Constellation 26-man crew.
000 student veterans.Exservicemen Charles Steward, the B-47's ob- The first dinner meeting held
the Navy, Weather Bureau, Air and non-vet- TilE SUPERCONNIE, pilotedby
bailed out of the aircraft the Civilian Toastmasters
server, by Navy
Force and Civil Aeronautics Ad- erans together who are attend- Lt. Samuel Abel, with Lcdr.
than 100 miles at after Club
more sea Tuesday evening was
ministration for coordinated op- ing institutions of higher Richard Panther as co-pilot, was
a fire had started which threat- unanimously declared a suc-
erating proceedures for the 1957 cruising in a northeasterly direc-
added
learning in the U. S. up
ened to down the plane over the cess. The next dinner meetingwill
Hurricane Season. tion at 250 miles per hour at
to record-breaking 1,916,000.
a It the dyemarkerfrom be held March
5
ocean. was Tuetday
,
Last week Lt. C. N. Hess joined An additional 287,000 Korea I 10,000 feet about 90 miles east
his kit which Jack
life-saving at the Jones Plantation
the lIuricane Hunters. lie re- vets are enrolled in below col- of Brunswick, Ga., and 90 miles
Howard W."Sandy" Restaurant
was spotted by 5430 Normandy boul
ported from NAF Naples. From lege level schools and in on- Sanderson ACW3 from the beach on a special op- evard.
,
the Armed Forces Staff erational mission when the re-
College, and on-the-farm train-
the-job member of the Early Airborne The "fang and claw" segmentof
VW-4 received T. W. SaltmarshJr. port of trouble aboard the B-47
ing. Warning Squadron Four's Super the club had opportunities to
was received about 0805.
sink their teeth into three
.e evP5 The "Connie's" radar scopes
Dancing Contest, Refreshments picked up the "blip" of the speeches, including the one ice.

troubled aircraft. Lt. Abel im- breaker Giving his icebreakerwas
Returning from a two week's
deployment to Puerto Rico mediately changed course and Ernie Newberg, whose'topic
were
To For "
the suntanned "Mad Foxes" of Ray Eberle Play headed in the direction of the was Leonard"Myself.
Eubanks spoke on
Patrol Squadron Five. B-47 which by that time had
"Group Morale in Modern Industry .

men tremely The taking squadron's pleasant full advantage stay one,was with an ex-the the EM Dance, Program Mar. 5 ing changed SANDERSON to make course the and shore had was been and attempt-land.busyat talked,"on "Toastmaster while Gordon Benefits.King."

Evaluators
were Walt Stanul,
recreational facilities of the is- should mark Tuesday, Mar. 5, as their nightto a radar scope prior to the ac- and
land. Enlisted personnel cident, and had gone aft in the"Connie" Andy Planey Rod Pinney,
dance with. a real gala affair scheduled for the appearance of with Ray Forrest as timekeeper.Don .
to the observer'spost
rear
But all was not fun and frolic. Ray Eberle and his orchestra at,King Hall (Building 563)). to take a short "break" when Moran was "cr" counter.
Serving as an integral part of which features an
The dance, Table topics were arranged by
"Operation Springboard the charge from the Armed Forces. the report of trouble aboard the
All American singing favorite Ray Datres. Andy Planey was
busy Foxes found time His singing definitely offers audi- B-47 was received.
to prove and orchestra leader for many toastmaster and Mike Casconewas
that they link in ences an extra added attraction. He was intently watching the
are a strong
the vast chain of Naval defenses. years, is being Electrician's sponsored Mate by Songstress Paula George also ocean below when he suddenly program chairman.

A "Well Done! Aviation helps with the vocals. spotted the familiar green dye-
the men who was earned by School. A St. Patrick's Day Dancing will start at 2000. marker which the downed ob- server had broken out of his lifesaving .
made this opera- theme will prevail, with refresh- kit and used after he

tion a success. ments to be served. struck the water in which he remained -

The squadron welcomes a- One of the highlights of the BACK for four hours and seven

board Bruce Morland, AOC; Ray- evening will be a dance contest, AGAIN minutes before he was rescued.Lt. .

bourne Andrews, AMSAN; Al- with prizes awarded in ballroom Abel was ordered in charge
fred Pine, AM3; Albert Andrews, Doctors said
dancing.AE of the rescue on the scene to
CS2; John Adams, AD1; Gerard School, with Robert Mertz, this curvaceous lass- i ca kF which at six other aircraft, some

Mollenhauer, AOC; Robert Van- of arrangements, young .,. ,
AEC, in charge could never from NAS Jacksonville and
Bragt, AT3; Francis Smith, !I will sponsor a talent contest during return to others from other bases, had been .

AOUAN, and Richard Hitchcock, I intermission, with Navy and show business > ; ( y dispatched to the scene.
after she suf-
ADI. / ,
Marine talent to be featured. fered a broken ;OJ:;,' : Capt. Steward was finally
S S
Eberle, whose band is a top back. t 1 y picked up by a merchant vesselin
'
VF-43 favorite, spent six years with the Here to 1y the area, the "Rio Dal" out
Fighter Squadron 43 has returned Glenn Miller orchestra and was prove they bound from Brazil for Savannah,

once more to NAS Jax featured vocalist in all his nation- 21 were wrong Is Ga., after the ship had been directed
yearoldMarie
after five weeks of gunnery in wide tours. Lane. to the scene by Lt. Abel.

Cuba. Eberle has appeared in motion Her back Sanderson, of Ft. Worth, Texas
As in the past the "Fighting pictures, and has his own radio was broken N ;a. has been attached to VW-4 for

Falcons" brought home many and TV shows. He formed his own when she fell 'T'L e. eight months, and normally has

honors to show for their hard orchestra shortly after his dis- off Laguna a bluff, Calif.at, ., duty in the CIC Compartment of
work. In the last week at Cuba
wt the
last year. She i i"J squadron's Superconnie."Tell .
the Squadron fired a Gunnery squadron pilots brought various spent 10 .
Compex at both 5,000 and 25,000 impressive scores home, but Lt. months recu- .
i "
still remainstop perating. < k ;;, me, said the lady to the
feet In those two days the Harold Wellman
Currently she old soldier, "were you cool in
Squadron piled up 20 "E's.. Navy gunner. j "
out of lastyear's is practicing battle?
Seven members double This honor came
were for her role "
"Cool? said the truthful veteran
"E" winners. The Squadron Fleet Gunnery meet at in the forth

average for the Compex El Centro, and this year Lt. Well- coming movie, j "Why.I fairly shivered."

,. amounted to 38.9 percent hits per man put 103 out of 140 bullets in "The"Joker Is 5 5

pilot. the banner on one pass. Three Wild. .' 1 Overheard at a directors meeting -
Jr. other banners were also riddledby We're happy : "While we are sitting hero
Comdr.
T. N. Coppedge, that she's in 1 1wAr.P.
over 100 hits from Lt. Well- let us see how we stand on run
commanding officer, led the way: such fine fet $ m1 "
man's tle once more. ning expenses.
as a double "E" winner. The 19 guns.






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I lax Navy Leather Pushers Capture 6ND Laurels I, Mellon.Pistol Records Mark



), Winning five individual the South Atlantic regionals at Gross, of Green Cove-Navy, In :upset by Eddie Agin of Key West,

championships, Jax Navy's Norfolk. Being a Marine, Uhl is the third round. i who became 165-pound champ At GainesvilleWilliam

boxing team swept the Sixth ineligible. Pearson kept the string of Jax pion. H. Mellon, Jax
Hansen dropped his bid for the
Naval district tournamentheld Valentine won the 112-pound knockout victories alive when he heavyweight crown to Henry Navy pistol team member, seta

West last week trophy by gaining a split decision stopped Jim Florio of Key Westin new Gainesville( Pistol Club
at Key Ebron of.Key West, former National
over Glenn Pace of Key the first round of their 156- record in open class competition -
for the second consecutive Golden Gloves heavy-
West Navy. Sharabba stopped I pound contest. I weight king.Wallick last Sunday. .
year Monte Pettitt of West to Mellon fired a remarkable
Key gain
Lawrence Howard (VF-43)), '
Jesus Valentine (NAS galley), Injured his shoulderand
the 119-pound championship 580 out of a possible 600, a feat
Richard Hansen (VAH-3)) Mar-
,
Ronald Pearson (Fasron 109)), could not continue after the
Ray Sharabba (VA-175)), Jim Jim Humphrey became the ciano Malanzo (Q&R), and Bill first round of his bout with Pat the never three before accomplished in
third Jax Navy champion whenhe Wallick (SS) were Jax Navy year history of the
Humphrey (SS), and Glenn Uhl Patterson of Key West. Pattersonwas Club.

,. (AE-A) all copped championshipswith stopped Bill .Lawrence of Key boxers who reached the finals, awarded the 178poundcrown Mellon also the

Sharabba getting the nodas West in the second round, thus only to lose in the championshipround. on a TKO. captured
monthly Jax Police Pistol
most outstanding boxer of the i winning the 126-pound title. Malanzo fell short of the 132-
Club Shoot with a 587.
tournament.ALL GLENN UHL captured the 139- HOWARD, WHO had previous. pound championship when he Teammate B. J. Maxik car-
OF TilE CHAMPIONS I pound title by virtue of a third' ly eliminated the former Pacific lost a unanimous decision to John
ried off first place honors witha
excepting Uhl, will compete in round knockout victory over Jim Fleet middleweight champ, wasJAX Dixon of Green Cove.Frcclnnccrs 541 in the expert class in the(

Gainesville Pistol Club

Center Reveals Vic matches.


IM CalenderThe AIR SPORTS In[ Sunday Meet the Jax sharpshooter Navy's H. R.class Abney firing won

with a 537.
The Jax Navy Freelance Bow-
Intramural sports competition
NEWSAGO hunters will compete in a four
schedule was announced last

week by the Special Services di- .. team archery meet this Sundayon BULLETIN !

vision at NATTCcnter. ---- ----- -- -- the Jax Bowhunlcr's range.

Eight teams will vie for the The other competing teams in the ComSix will send six: ringmen

Captain's Trophy in the 1957 Ensigns Run Win meet will be the St. John's Bowmen into the All-Navy Boxing Finalsat

competition, in six major and 10 JaNc Bowhunters, and the Newport, R. I. March 4 as a
minor sports. Two separate result of sweeping honors in the
Streak To 24 Gainesville Bowmen
rounds of bowling and golf are StraightThe South Atlantic Regional Finals

scheduled among the major The competition will start at held at Norfolk this week.

sports, while in the minor phasesof NATTCcnter Intramural cagers of Aviation Ground Of- 1400 on the Bowhunter range, Three Jax Navy men will be

competition two rounds of ficer's School kept their winning skein intact last week, winning adjacent to the JacksonvillePolice included in the ComSix con

acey deucey, badminton, swim three games and maintaining their hold on first place. Pistol range tingent which will send a total

ming, and tennis are planned.The The Ensigns closest call came Both a Broadhcad and a field of nine to Newport. Jax men

following sports are on tap in their tussle with the Supporting week, losing 8143. Joe Clark round are scheduled for the winning at Norfolk were Jesus
allied 26 for the victors while
this season: Services five last Monday afternoon. Valentine, 112, unopposed; Ray

Major Basketball (January-. night. The Ensigns won, 43-41. Cliff Mitchell tallied'16 for Nav A. team trophy will be awardedthe Sharabba, 119, unopposed; Ron

February); bowling-l (January. Benny Taylor paved( the way for Air Weaps. Aviation winner of the Broadhcad Pearson, 156, winner over Denny
Playing Monday night, -
Walsh ComFive.
,
the AGO victory amassing 20 round.
February); golf-1 (April-May); Ordnance School tripped
points. Hand Powell tallied 13 % Other SA representatives will
Softball (May-July); golf-2 (July Marine Aviation Detachment, 87-
and Joe Clark 11 for the losers. be Larry Burnett, 139, ComFive;
August) football (September-
; 47. Dean Hatcher scored 40 points Late
Entry -44Takes Don Duckett, 147, ComFive; Eddie
November); volleyball (October- for the winners, a new high mark
AGO came right back the next Agin, 165, ComSix; King
November and Oct-
), bowling-2 (
for the Dick Copertino Mainside
ober-November). night to down the Aviation i year. Bowling Lead Craig, 125, ComFive; Mick Mul-
scored 30 for MAD.
Storekeeper quintet, 50-37. John I laney, 132 ComFive; Pat Patterson -
Minor Chess (February) back VA-44 moved into first placein
; Coming on Tuesday night
178 ComSix and
Trout was high man for the Ensigns ; HenryEbron
acey deucey-1 (March); table Copertino retained his touch and the Mainside Intramural Bowling Heavy ComSix1.
,
with 14 and Joe Floerke
tennis (March-April); badmin- dropped 24 through the hoop as loop after winning its first 4 >
had 15 for the Storekeepers.A .
ton-1 (April-May); swimming-I MAD downed AE School, 5045. four games. This jousted Com- Golfers Meet GatorsJax
77-30 Aviation
victory
(May); tcnnis-1 (May-June); over Fred Dammeyer scored 17 for the FairJax into second place despite
Ordnance School climaxed the Navy's golf team will jour-
horseshoes (June); checkers Sparkics. 'having won the last three outings -
successful week for AGO School. ney to Gainesville to play the
.
(July); badminton-2 (July-Au. The Aviation Storekeepers, rebounding -
Taylor netted 22 and Tom Hinton University of Florida's "B" team
gust); tennis-2 (July-August); from their defeat at The standings are as of Feb-
20 for the victorSupporting Saturday.
pool (August); acey deucey-2 Services upset the the hands of AGO, defeated ruary 25, 1956. ----. >

(August), and swimming-2 (August NAWS School 7338. Joe Floerke Wen Lost .1U "When I put the ball where I
AvFund Preps by a score of 81-67 VA-4. 4 0 )
). again was high man for the Com"'alrJAX' 17 3 .895 can reach it," said the stout golfer -
to challenge the Preps for the
> Special Senteel 13 3 .81.9
I this time with 30
keepers, points.
second place position. Frank Dc- V1'-18 16 4 :.15%) when asked how he liked the
Slants Dean Hatcher turned in a 39- V..17.1 12 4 .750
Sports "I can't see it, and whenI
Ment was the big gun for SS' OppratJonl 14 G ..700FAF.TU game
Sock exchange notes: In the with 29 points, while Pat Jones point performance, his second VAl I..J 12 14 10 6 6 .625.7110 put it where I can see it, Ican't
best of the week, when AO "
February issue of The Ring magazine dropped through 16 for AvFund. 'aaron.ll1 1.1: H .600 reach it.
School defeated NAWS, 8246. .
Lew Eskin reports that ,MARTU 19 7 ,,51
John Isom had 14 for the Missies.In VA-172 9 7 .56.1 Flo: "I don't intend to be mar-
there were only 10 ring fatalities Thursday night it was Hank V Jo'-171 11 9 ,550Dlspensar7
the final of the week "
recorded in 1956-three professional Powell and his 33 points that game 13 M .549 ried until I'm thirty.
AvFund defeated MAD the VFI'-62 10 :.500
and seven amateur. Of the provided the margin for Supporting by Hospital JO 10( .'() Jo: "I don't intened to be thirty
forfeit score of 2-0. VW-4 1'1.' 11 11 .450 until I'm married!
10, three occurred in the U. S. Services 74-50 victory over VW-4 11 II) 11 .411.
NATTC IM Basketball
.
As an amateur, Sugar Ray AK School. High man for the w i. OaR Jo'uron Officers 6 "U" 7 S 13 12 .400..350Communleatloas .
Robinson had 89 bouts and won Storekeepers was Joe Floerke AGO School 8 0 7 U .3fo Teacher: "Johnny, can you define -
AvKund School 6 3 Marine "U" II 1.3.13
69 by knockouts-44 of them in with 16 points. AO School: 6 4AK AII.3 #1 5 11 .313 nonsense?"

the first round Ft. Benning' Naval Air Weapons Systems Echo Pl 6 5 4 5AK Waves Marine "C:" 5 6 11 14 .313.300 Johnny: "Yes, teacher an

Olympic heavyweight champ Lt School also fell victim to SS last School 4 4 VW-4 Officers 5 1i! ..251VFP62 : elephant hanging over a cliff with

Pete Rademechtr was one of the MarAvDet NavAlrWeap 2 0 8 9 "A"Splitters! g H .150..250Fasrbn his tail tied to a daisy."

refs in the recent boxing championships Taylor, Campbell Pace

at the Infantry Center
Officers Wives KeglersRuby
Pvt. Tom Fix of Ft. Carson,
Colo., won the bantamweight Taylor has rolled high

crown at a recent boxing tourneyin for series with 508 in NAS Of-

ficer Wives Bowling League ac- > 3a '
Denver One of the refs in the s? d '4 M

three-day fistic show was Max tion.Candy

IJaer, former heavyweight champ Campbell has posted the -

of the world. (AFPS) highest game of series with a

!, 185.Teams _
three and four finishedin 3
SNAFU 3> y
a tie after Monday nights' _

play.Members
LJ4P of team three are

) Jean Dierker, Vieno Sartor,

Clara Long, Zelma Mawhinneyand

team captain Ruby Taylor

Team four members include

Shorty Kidwell, Virginia Brown,
Donna Callagher, Lillian Bas

and team captain Sara Wads 4 : z r

worth. ,
.
"Can't you wait on me?" asked ac

the impatient customer. "Two

I pounds of liver. I'm in a hurry.

AFF3 "Sorry madam," said the but- ,",,__n' .O'M'w'qW. '
KM ifkQZ: _
'AK yOU SURE THE CORPORAL'SNOT cher, "but two or three are aheadof <
A GOLF TROPHIES Capt. William S. Harris, (center) NAS Jax
RUNNING A TEMPERATURE? You surely don't want I commanding officer, makes a
you. dual presentation of awards to Station golf champion Lou Chaff (left) and runner-up Bob Taylor
your liver out of order (right Awards were also presented to other flight winners and runners-up In the tournament.r. .



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r 'I-"I-g: .1.1Fliers


28 FebruarY 1957 JAX AIR N'S' 7


ConcludeRegular
AFPS SPORTSRoundup

Season;


6ND ActionWith
Eye (AFPS Weekly Feature) .

their regular season's ROUND Robin: Twenty-five

schedule concluded Jax Navy's years ago, Percy Heard Sr. set a

Fliers turn their eyes towardthe world outdoor 120-yard; hurdles
( Sixth Naval District Basketball record of 14.2 seconds. Now

Tournament which begins comes Percy Heard Jr., Naval
March 4 at NAS Jax. The Fliersare Academy hurdles entry in the .

defending champions.In Golden Jubilee Millrose Games,

action last week the Fliers coached at Annapolis by Earl

chalked up two basketball victories Thomson whose world record
against one defeat. Their YVr Percy. Sr. broke.

lone loss came at the hands of Off the llarkboara: Seattle

Fort Stewart, Ga. last Monday, University is the first entrant for
when they came out on the short the 1957 National Invitation

end of a 78-75 thriller at Georgia. i Tournament, scheduled for
TilE COMBINED efforts of March 16.23 in NYC's Garden,

Jim Good with 27 and Frank Dc. This year's NIT, 20th renewal of
Ment with'25 accounted for 52 the nation's oldest basketball

points in the losing cause. Bob tourney, has the finals slated for
Chandler tallied 23 for the win- Saturday afternoon for the benefit -

ning Fort Stewart team. of TVers Rebound artist
Tom Kelly of Long Island Uni-
The Fliers next traveled to
versity comes by his ability to

Savannah on February 19 and ____ ________ _. ._ "'''''_'____ ,__,', _.'._.. work in crowded spaces naturallyhe's -
the River Defense team
gave decisive trouncing, 74-42. a LOOSE REBOUND Sandwiched between two towering: Charleston MIneLanters, Frank De one of 14 children .
Ment of the Jax Navy Fliers makes a determined bid for this rebound. Despite the Mlnemen's domInation Three reasons this- year's Ft. Dix
Frank DeMent hit for 22 and of the boards, the Filers pulled this fray, played here last Thursday out of the hat, 72-62. Burros are sporting an un-
Jim Good threw in 18 for the No. 21 is the Fliers Jim Good; second from left is Fliers' Russ Kouxsein; No. 24 is Dave Smith of blemished record to date; Pri-
winners. The only Savannah the Fliers. Coberly ((12)) and Barnett ((14)) are the Alinemen making a bid for the oval.I.I
vates Sihuffo Green, Al Ferrari
player to hit double figures was and Al Clinksralc-all are All-

Brown who scored 12 points. I Two Women Pros Sixth ND Cage TourneyTo Americans and pro basketballers.The .

RETURNING to their home Due AI Sill ion Burros are averaging 92

court, last Thursday, the Jax points per game.
cagers hosted the Charleston I Links Monday Diamond Dust: In Milwaukee
MineLant team, but weren't very I Two of the nation's top Begin Here MondayFive they sell beer and baseball tick-

hospitable as they sent the women professional golfers ets. The Braves report an ad-
visitors home with a 72-62 set- will put in a personal appearance clubs, possibly six, will vie for honors in the vance sale of 11,927 season tick-
back. Jax was down by two at. at the Station course Sixth Naval District Basketball Tournament which begins ets, thus assuring themselves of a

the half, but came back stronglythe Monday March 5. Monday, March at NAS Jax. guaranteed attendance for 72

second half. Kathy Cornelius and Willie Entered to date are defend home games of 858,744-this two
for Saturday March 9. All
Once again it was Frank De Smith will appear in a nine- ing champion Jax Navy Fliers, months before opening day .
hole exhibition beginning at Pensacola Naval Station games will be played at Main- American and National
Ment and Jim Good with 21 and Navy, League
20 points, respectively, to lead 1500. Key West, Memphis Navy, and side Gym, Building 3. clubs have scheduled 175 spring
the winners. "Jumping Jim" Following the exhibition the Green Cove Spring Naval Sta- All hands are invited to at. exhibition games. Longtime

upped his total points to a torrid ladies will conduct a free tion, NAS Glynco, Ga. is the tend the tournament. exhibition rivals, the Cleveland
team-leading 471 in 33 games fora clinic to which all hands are expected sixth entry. Indians and N ,Y. Gianfs, once

14.2 average per game. The I invited. Coaches, and managers of all more hook up in the longest
The flashy floorman DeMent y teams, along with tournament Marines Face spring series of 20 games literally

raised his total points to 320 in officials, will meet Monday at coast-to-coast. The Yankees
21 games for a 15.2 game average. BiMonthlyPrizes 0900 in Building 930 to iron Hunter Tonitc and Dodgers fight it out early

The Jax Navy Fliers closed out out details for the tourney. this year, meeting in a pro-season

the season last night, when they To Winners Of Two games will be played In Court Tiff "series" April 13.14 in NYC.

hosted the Univerity of Florida per day on Monday Tuesday, Potpourri: Shelly Mann, Wal-
'B" team. Fishing ContestThe Wednesday and Thursday, with The Florida State AAU bound ter need Hospital and Olympic

I one game on Friday and the NATTCenter Marines meet the 100-meter butterfly swimming

Plan Spring Cup Play NAS Jax Civilian Fishing championship playoff slated of Hunter Air Force Base champion, has enrolled at the _
cagers University of Hawaii They
Plans are being formulated for Committee has announced its tonight in King Hall at 2000.
the Annual Spring Cup Handicap Merrill's 178 Paces believe in long-time championsat
first 1957 bi-monthly prizes The Marines, who last week Oklahoma. Besides a football
Tournament be held the
to at '
NAS which will be awarded by typeof EM Howling WivesA captured the City league title team that hasn't been beaten
Linksmen interested
course.
must establish a handicap priorto fish caught to men, women high game of 178 rolled by for the second half of play, will sincc-you-know-whcn, the wrest-
entry. and children.For Mary Merrill of the Choppers play Langley Oldsmobile for the ling team has been Big Seven

all three topped action in the NATTCen- season's title and then journey to champion for the last j-cvcn
black bass, groups
Orlando, March 7-9, to play in years You don't complain
Men's Wives Bowling
Enlisted
VFP-62 Hospital will receive tackle boxes; for tcr the state AAU tourney where about the shower singing of Ft.

bream, the men's prize will be a League last week. they are ceded fourth. Knox's Pvt. Jack Utmbskl-he's

Remain One TwoInMainsideBBall fly rod and the women's and League teams are bowling In In their only interservicegame I a lightweight pro boxer, and

children's prizes will be Coleman tight competition, as evidencedby last week the Marines fights under the name of Jack

trout the following standings:* dropped, the Green Cove Bullets, Dempsey Army Lt. Ben
and for the prize
lanterns; will Won LostPendergras 7956. Bil Flanders tallied 25 Sharp, rolling in the Ft. Benning
and women
The top three positions in the caught, coleman the men lanterns and thechildren's Stinkers 17 10 and Jim Pugh 16 for the Marines.Joe alleys, put together games of

Mainside Intramural Basketball receive will be a casting Trailers 17 10 Hollingsworth netted 23 for I 196-220-289 for Benning'g highest
League remained unchanged as a prize Woodpeckers 13 14 the Bullets. series in bowling league competi

result of VFP-62, Hospital and reel.The ice Splits 13 14 NATTCenter clinched the City tion. The 289 game, second high-
will be an '
CVG-17 remaining idle. entry prize Choppers 13 14 loop title when they defeated est to a 300 game last year, hap
VAH-3 moved into fifth place box and water jug. Pin Pals 12 15 Happy Hour Bar, 8633. Don Hol. pened when Sharp, after rolling
when Fasron-109 failed to appear Entry blanks and rules govern Kool Katz 10 17 man caged 22 for the Marines.Champion's 10 straight strikes, left the fivo
This dropped FasronSixinto ing the Fishing Contest may be pin standing on the llth ball.
sixth place. obtained from Charles Whise- Now wouldn't that bowl you

VW-4 successfully defended its nant, W. W. Jarmon, M. L. Hall- Selected AsAllAmericanSkeetman over? -

fourth place standing by squeek- brook, R. Sheese, Harry King, Of the 12 servicemen on the
mg by VP-18, 3736. Orville Belote, C. W. Anderson, U. S. hockey team touring Eu-

The Marines lost a 58-47 game Willie Dobbs, C. C. Anderson, rope, nine are veterans of the
to Faetu which pushed Faetu into R. L. Brown and Decker Smith, 1956 Winter Olympics at Cortina,
tenth place and lowered the Marines Overhaul and Repair Dept.; For the second straight year event in Reno, Italy. The team, slated to play
to eleventh. Jeannette Reilly, Daniel Buie Ken Pendergras, AEC, of VW- Nev. which is' open only to 24 games"on the junket, left the

Intramural basketball standings and L. M. Bennet, Public Works; 4, member of the Jax Navy state champions. He broke I states Feb. 2 and returns March

as of 2-26-57: and Bryant Wynn, Supply Dept. skeet team, has been placedon 100/100 in the event and then 25. One of the service stickhand-
the All-American skeet lers, William Cleary Jr.,
VFP.62 won lost in the ensuing Shoot-off broke was an
Robinson
los 13 l team selected by Jimmy All-America at Harvard .where
V W'4 Pltal Hill Wins Blind Bogey editor for Sports 175/175 to defeat seven other
9 2 I sports his dad and brother also played
the
AII-3 American
declared All team membersfor
Hill was
fo.asron i 7 2 Jack Afield magazine. hockey Crack Navy pistol
Blind the title.Members .
"alron 109 T winner of the weekend Ineligible for the first team
Cttedlc 4 shooters have been invited to
'l : NAS
6
vP.tx Bogey competition at because of insufficent regis- of the All American -
7 in the National
Alarlnes M'Ai:rv :: 1 course, besting a field of 36 en- tered targets, Chief Pender- team come from only the compete Pistol Matches at Tampa MidWinter -,
VP-5 j 6 selected Captain top shooters in the nation who
tries. has been -
:.. I gras
X-2 Fla., March 5-9 Quickie Quiz: :
Jo'AW.ll 8 Hill had a net of 74, with Jim of the 1956 All American meet minimum required n6m- Two American League players
SuPply 1 8 and R. J. Moreland fin- second team.Pendergras'. ber of registered targets and
Homyak will begin the 1957 season with
"But second with 78's. George major victoryof are selected by high averagesin
can't ishing
you and your hus- records of having played in more
band live happily together with- Brickley, M. E. Thompson, andR. the year was his winningthe all four gauges of shotguns410 than 2,000 major lea u. fame
out fighting?" J. Mills tied for third spot National Champion of 28, 20, and 12 gauge. Who are they
"
No, not 'appily." I with 76's.




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l'age B JAX AIR NEWS 28 February 1957All


Cub Pack 131


Holds Scout


Saint's Chapel Month\ ReviewNaval .
({ 'Yt
Sunday, March 3
0930 Sunday School, three- Air Station Cub Pack

year-olds through adults, Dldg. 131 celebrated Scout Month and

722; Service of Divine Worship, the renewal of the pack's charterat

Chaplain Osman. a banquet held at NATTCcnr -
; 1105 Service of Divine Wor- ; galley last week. '

ship, Chaplain Davis. Honored guests included Capt.

1900 The United Fellowshipof Ira N Curtis, Public Works Officer i

Protestants, Bldg. 804. : and institutional representative -

Monday, March Qn the Station, and Capt.
1930 Singspiration, Chap William S.' Harris, commanding

lain's Office, NATTCenter. officer of NAS Jacksonville, who : r tI

Tuesday, March 5 reviewed the Cubs and spoke to I ,

1515 Junior Choir Rehearsal, them on the advantages of fol.

age nine and over, Small Chapel. : lowing the "Golden Rule"

1915 All Saints' Chapel) Cubmaster Chief Carl Heisc officiated I

Choir rehearsal.St. at the award ceremoniesin

Edward's Chapel which several Cubs were cited t t

Schedule of Masses for outstanding achievement. '. ;
Sunday, March 3 Chaplain Robert E. Osman delivered 3' $

0630 U. S. Naval Hospital the invocation to the 130

0800, 0900, 1000, St. Edward's assembled Cubs and guests.


Chapel. I ..._ ,.. ,,. ..
Daily, 0630 St. Edward'sChapel Annual ReviewContinued nm..m. -' V" ""''''"'11'1'IR IIR'- 11 1I-- _:..-....

CUBS INSPECTED Capt. William S. Harris, NAS lax commanding:.officer, does the honors
Tuesday, March 5 and Thursday, ( from Page 1)) of Inspecting the Cub Scouts of Pack 131 at a Scout banquet held last week at NATTCenter. Cap. I
March 7 in competition for the coveted tain Harris was the honored guest at the banquet which commemorated Boy Scout month

0615 NATTCenter, Dldg Conway Trophy awarded to the
563. top reserve command. Squadronswill No Loss Of Pay For EM 'faki g Weekend Tide Table

.. Confessions: be competing for the Noe) HIGH LOW

Saturday 18302000. I Davis Trophy. Commission Under Pay PlanUpset AM PM AM PM

Eves of First Fridays 1830 Last year NARTlTs VP-741 Fri. 7:56': 8:13: 1:31: 1:52:
2000. won the Noel Davis Trophy as over unfavorable reaction to the proposals of the Cor- Sat. 8:30: 8:48: 2:06: 2:24:

--4.. the outstanding patrol squadronin diner pay plan, the Pentagon hastily took cover under an announce Sun. 9:40: 9:22: 2:42: 2:56:
the reserve training command. ment that enlisted men moving to officer ranks would receive pay

Symbols Following the arrival of Adm. raises, not cuts, and no member of the armed services would suffer .
Topic
Caldwell and Colonel Bisson at loss of pay as a result of the switch to the plan. OperationsCont.

1000, comes the inspection tour The dropping of the longevity
I .. Sermon SeriesAt which will begin at 1100. A press system in favor of the Cordiner ensign would get the entry pay ( from Pare 1))
of! a lieutenant Junior grade
conference is set for 1130 at the service-in-grade system, and the to repair the engine.
($335)), a raise of $75 for the
All SaintsA Roosevelt Hotel, followed by a situation involving enlisted men Their letter from the pilots
average. E-7s going to ensign
luncheon at 1230 sponsored by moving up to officer rank, which reads, in part: "Although it is
series of seven sermons on the Jax Area Chamber of Com- seemed to threaten a pay cut for would get the pay of an 0-2 with realized that these servicemenwere
"Christianity and Symbols;' the four year pay step ($375)), an
commission performing their
merce. At 1500 the visiting party taking a were the assigned
starting next Sunday at the 093 will meet with reserve squadron two major complaints. Defense average raise of $45. Men so promoted dutfcs, the efficient and perser-

service and continuing weekly a t commanders.. Following the 1600 officials disclosed that the draftof would stay at the pay vering manner in which,, their

the same hour, will be given by inspection and awards ceremonies a Cordiner pay bill would include .level indicated until normal pro- duties were performed enabledthe

Chaplain Robert E. Osman, NAS a reception will be held fttr a "saving provision" that motion ,process raised them flight to continue with a

chaplain, at All Saints'' Chapel. all members of Naval and Marine would protect anyone from a pay higher. minimum of delay.
Those in
The Chapel is noted for its altar Air Reserve squadrons and their the new enlisted super "Such service and especially

carved by the famous New wives. Another reception is set cut.NO ONE, THEY SAID, wouldbe diner grades, E-8 to and be E-9 set up also by wouldget Cor- the pleasant and willing mannerin

York church sculptor Rambusch, for 1800 at the Officers Club. paid under the new system if which it was provided, is too
the
$375 if commissioned
showing six figures centering the pay seldom experienced at military
he got more under the old -
secutive sermons the chaplain system which would be a raise for most facilities transient
figure of Christ; the stained glass and he would continue to be E-8s. by pilots. It
window above the altar has prepared. was particularly appreciated by
rep paid under the old system until --...
The Chapel Center, which includes the undersigned, W. II. Jakes
resenting the Agnus Del, or he was in grade long enough to ,
Lamb of God; and the 12 pen St. Edward's 'Catholic be paid more under the new sys Two Jax Lcdr., and W. E. Keene, Lt." .
Chapel, a nondenominational"Little Carwell has since been
transferred
nants, with their colorful symbols -
tem. This, however, leaves thousands
of the Apostles, which hang Chapel," and All Saints' of officers with long en (Continued from Page 1)) to NAS Chincoteague, Va.

from the overhead. Protestant Chapel, is known as listed service acutely unhappy, as unity than all our money..' Flowers is the son of Mr. and
one of the finest in the entire ELLIS, WHO was transferred Mrs. Austin Flowers, Crestview,
While all these make the they will get no pay cuts, but
military establishment. Constructed Fla He entered the in '
here Navy 43.
from NAS
Argentia, Newfoundland -
Chapel rich in symbolism, it i is :no raises either for possibly .
at a cost of more thar I
after submitting his
not always understood by the many years and two promotionslater.
layman. For this reason Chaplain $250,000, its facilities were dc prize-winning letter, is now Serviceman'sCont.
signed to harmonize with the with the Jax Navy band. An
Osman has undertaken the series
The final is said to
using the many varied symbolsIn spirit and architecture of the- pay plan excerpt from the letter, which ( from Page 1)
call for in
no change
the Chapel as the basis for his Station. overseas won $100 in cash and,, a George runs from $1350 to almost
allowance at
> or quarters
pay ,
Washington Honor Medal, reads: $2250, according to the com
messages. Novice: "What club shall I least for the present. However,
"Perhaps ballot doesn't mittee.
The first of the series will bon e use, caddie?" an increase in quarters allowance my sway
elections, but it is my duty to Service benefits such as re-
the topic "Signs, Symbols and Caddie: "Well, I reckon a dustpan will be requested after the pay tirement
vote, and if it doesn't do more hospitalization and
Sacraments, and will serve as a and brush would be about system has been revised.
than start a trend it makes it insurance, once prime inducements
general introduction to the con- the thing for you, ma'am.. LEGISLATION IS also being all important"Chief to service careers, no

.. '*,""N.' .,.... .' drafted for a bold new active Wood's essay, bearing on I longer carry as much weightas
i : 'tJ$.-.-sox &IwYldP c''+*,w ',. 7v 4 itl' duty contract plan based on Cor how the serviceman can con- they once did. Industrynow

diner recomendations. The plan tribute to the American way covers more than 20 million

would pay large cash bonuses, up of life, Is quoted in part as follows workers with some sort of

to a possible $1000 a year, to non : "If I'm to prove myself pension plans, compared with
Regulars signing up, in order to worthy of the priceless heritage five million in 1935.

s I retain expensively trained young I that is mine, I must be willing to The recommendations made
: officers. Contract pay would be I pay the price of freedom that is by the Cordiner Committee regarding

COMMFNDATION two month's base pay for each required." services pay plans

year of active duty under the In all, 368 awards were given, were based in part on the
contract, based on grade pay at with top honors going to J. Edgar above facts and information. .

time of release. Limit would. be Hoover, director of the Federal .

I :: .7Io4.1itn'4rtvfdrl'FYcl; .'tllr= :\.lh ?;{ :i::," ., '. 24 months. Bureau of Investigation. The top She (petulantly) "Jack, you
.' The big obstacle in the plan i is make love like an amateur."
'' ': awards winner
'
'
I ):: .:4. "#. >/h. +!#t/I J( VY. IK''Ilfrr w/ / ; :. among military He "That's
f.:
: ,, ; ( :: :: money. It will likely take several personnel was a Marine Corps where the art

fi ,l4''t,1..M, ,: ':.:: '......:.., :: more weeks before the services, corporal who received $1,000. comes in.
Defense and the Budget Bureau The awards jury included the
I"i the legislation for Con- 8 EAR G R- E ,;;IN
It j', : process justices of the supreme.courts of
J gress. The Cordiner plan also several states. (2 AM R LARRUPRATIIAARON.AMA

( calls for additional pay steps for -4.- AN. 1 MPARTIS.BP
: nurses in the O-3 grade (lieutenant "Your honor, I was not intoxi:. [ CAN. EPI' I DEA
) because they spend so long cated." 5 HOW E R. ANGIE RISRA6..0NA

COMMENDATION The above commendation was de in grade. The new rates wouldbe "But this officer says you were
livered to the Naval Air Station by the President's Committee on CITRONII'ROI'IEO'
Employment of the Physically Handicapped for its contribution to : eight years, $530; 10 years, trying to climb a lamppost""I ROAD.A 511'5LJo.ON.I : .
the success of the recent Miami Parade of Progress and Exposition. $562; and 12 years, $596. Entry was, your honor. A couple o f T ''I..TEDIE
Through the cooperation of physically handicapped employees of pay for an ensign under the plan crocodiles had been following mi P P.R A L LlV. AVE
i NAS, along with NAS photo lab, NATTCenter art shop, Industrial is $222 a month, as at present. around all day, and Ition't mine. $ AILEDr' '+ IE R. De 0NElttSJ
and the Jax Air News the Station able [ SI&IT 101""' [
,
ti Relations Department, was
The of the that
saving provision telling you they were gettingon
to present a static! display at the Exposition, depicting the employ
i ment of physically handicapped here. plan provides that E-6s going t 0 my nerves." (Answer to Face 2 Puzzle)

, .