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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: March 28, 1957
Frequency: weekly
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.. ':' ":"A At Work Again On 'Pole' Aircraft


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used to sail next winter. Antarctic.

it The R4D6s will Join three O & R has participated actively
; S: s seas. Today
similar aircraft prepared n't 0 in Operation Deepfreeze
a from '
wings pole & R last year, and will be usedto since its inception in 1955: ,

Ytt'i fly in supplies and mail to when two R4Ds and four helicopters -

now underway lonely radar outposts along the were modified for the

Jax Overhaul and Dew Line which are isolated first phase of the Antarctic

14 ; are the tor nine months of the year. expedition. The modificationat
W that time was more or less
r 4 of two R4D6 air- Tho R4D8s, on which prep had
experimental, as no planes
along the arations are just now start been flown over the South

( early warning) ing, will be ski-equipped and Pole, in the Intense sub-zero

north polar area include special features temperatures prevalent there.
., and two R4D8 many
r Operation Deep- necessary for the rugged op- Last year four R4D aircraft
;
I at the South Pole erational requirement 6f the (Please turn to Page 8, Col. 5))
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4)O&R >v 20

20, a. new

. its permanent
l! at NAAS May-
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TALENT SHOW WINNERS Headed for further honors this week.
the All-Navy Talent Contest are Emmet Rodifer, AN, (rlglft)
VFP-62, and James Bell AN, (left) of VAII.3, who placed will probably
and second, respectively, in the Jacksonville area a rear admiral,
held here last Friday. Rodifer "fractured 'em" with his of 11 officers and
skit, while_Bell "rolled 'em in the aisles" with his comedy Mission of the -fii\P' L p.

District Trials Next to warfare be that, :


Rodifer Bell Steal it.carriers probably

: the USS Lake


In Navy Talent TrialsThere Franklin all, Essex be D.operating and Roose-An-


this
is no question about it now. Emmett Rodifer AN, summer.
20 will be the
tached to Light Photographic Squadron 62, is the-Navy's top __m_ '.__._ _, ..
division based
tainer in the Jacksonville
area. Carrier Division ANOTHER FIRST REENLISTMENT Cora dr. Sidney Enfrel-
Proving that "you are a cham- hardt, Fasron 109 commanding officer, swears in Thomas Lentine,
pion until you are beaten" Love My Baby"; Bell; unit which has ADZ, on his first reenlistment This Is in keeping with the high
fer, a master pantomimist, will travel to at Mayport for standards of Fasron 109's reenlistment program as noted in a let
ter of congratulations from Commander Air Force, Atlantic Fleet,
Base
tured first honors in S. C. April 9 to
place for the 18-month period ending Dec. 31, 1956. The number of re-
fourth annual Navy Talent in the district enlistments in Fasron 109 has been considerably higher than the
test eliminations held at successful they remain Leaves average for the Atlantic Fleet. Lentine entered the Naval.Serviceon
side Theatre last Friday to compete in June 25, 19M, In Detroit.

the largest crowd in the Atlantic regionals Duly
history of the contest. It step then will be the
the year third year in four that he Finals in New York Corner Officer, En-at Boost In Work On Jets

won the local eliminations. best 12 or 14 acts in the will be detached
has appeared on the Ed to"I Navy selected to
March 31.
show twice in Ed Sullivan TV Show
previously who has been at .
junction with the same contest.JAMES since October, 1955, Seen For Local O&R

R. NELL, AN, SOME 12 TOP acts paraded to Commander

Heavy Attack Squadron a packed house in last Group Two, A bright future for NAS Jax Overhaul and Repair Department

captured second place (Please turn to Page 8, Col. ) Bay, Cuba. was painted with the announcement by Hep.
with his comedy skit I Charles E. Bennett of Florida this week that work in the

James Ferrell, SN, NAS overhauling repairing of Jet aircraft will be increased.)
sonnel Division, who sang
Work on jet planes will increase -
Of Me," placed third. until by the end of next local 0 & R was requested to

Rodifer, who pantomimed year it will take up a major por- strip existing paint on these air-
tion of the Overhaul and Repair craft and repaint them with the

Veteran O&R s. Department's capacity, Rep. Ben- new gray and white color
g.
scheme. The and efficiency -
nett reported that the Navy had promptness
., with which this work
Pilot Receives told him.
was accomplished on short notice
PRELIMINARY STUDY, tooling -
won the department a congrat-
and modification of test
CommendationArthur up ulatory message from the Chief
4.: %. cells are now in progress at 0 &
of Naval Operations.
Beatty Jr. ADC (AP), Y'r4 Yn I R which is preparing to assume
meritorious t. i1E In addition to the J57 Jet engine .
was given a mast : K complete partial overhaul of
Friday by NAS commanding officer :. ,: two new aircraft engine types. 0 & R is already getting
4.Y y N.
Capt. W S. Harris, for outstanding f : J' i": > The Pratt and Whitney J57 jet tooled up and modifying test
performance of duty \ engine, used in both the F8U cells to handle the overhaul ot

during the past two years as a Crusader and the A3D Sky- General Electric T58 turboprop

test pilot at the Overhaul and .[., .' 1.... .. -' warrior, is slated for "C" main engines. These will be used in
Repair Department. ." ':" ,:.,. tenance (partial overhaul) in the helicopters, and will be coming
.
Chief Beatty, a native of Clin- p: <> ." : ... local shops with the first engine in for overhaul in the near fu-

ton Corners, N. Y., is qualified to '? ': delivered this week for pilot ture.

fly all types of helicopters and ::: 3. overhaul.A .
all single and multiple engine ; study will be made of the Mueller Gains HonorsAt
planes overhauled by 0 & R. His engine to determine replacementparts

commendation read in part, "he for early procurement to AE Graduation .

has on numerous occasions meet requirements when the Charles Mueller, AE1, of New .

worked beyond normal working Fleet aircraft start' coming in for Smyrna Beach, Florida, the
hours on his own volition to __..m.m......... "._ _.. ....... w._.,,"'_ regular overhaul. was
honor student of the
March 21
complete the day's work load""Ills TEST PILOT COMMENDED Arthur Beatty Jr., ADCAP( ), TilE A3Ds, ASSIGNED for
class
aeronautical skill In (right) is shown with Capt. \V. S. Harris, NAS commanding officer major overhaul at the 0 & R De- graduating at Aviation
flight test duties is recognized by as they look over Beatty's commendation. Chief Beatty, a test partment at NAS Norfolk, will Electricians Mate School Class B
his fellow pilots. His willingness pilot for Overhaul and Repair Department, was commended last receive limited overhaul at NAS at the Naval Air Technical Train
Friday with a meritorious mast, for outstanding; performance of
(Please turn to Page 8, Col. 4)) duty during the two ;years he harbeen with 0 & R. Jax. As early as Nov., 1956, the frig Center.






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Supergrade Billets Research Vital In Solving --


IJtI Call For Exams

Examinations for Civil Serv- Muscular Dystrophy Puzzle

St&ubJ:: n every. Floilda Thursday for Navy and Marine activities at Naval Air ice super-grade jobs, GS-16 to
1A8.laebeuU'- to (This is the second in a series of articles dealing with
which $12,800 nDeneiea i
Capt. William S. Harris Commanding Officer GS-18, pay
Cwndr. Robert II. Smith _, Executive Officer will be held on involved in the first fund raising campaign o/ the year within tie)
Fleet Air Jacks..vtii. $16,000 a year, Jar Navy complex. This week pertinent data is offered
Rear Adm. Delbert\ S. Cornwell __ Commander the 01t the
(;apt. S. S. Scare?, Jr. _.._.. Chief of Staff a competitive basis in Muscular Dystrophy Association.)
Fleet Air Wing Llevci of the Musclar
future. Since the organization Dystrophy
Capt. Sidney S. Lawrence CommRndfrComdr. Associationof
T. & Whit ,. ... .. .__.__, Chief Staff Officer America, Inc., the organization has grown from one
SaTaJAlr Consultations with agency privately I
Tecfc kal Trl .I.f eater
rapt Charles L. Moore, Jr. Commanding Officer supported research project to nearly 150 Association research
Comdr. Wilfred E. Flekhman\ _. Executive Officer representatives induced the grants
N.nlll..pUal IT WAS IN JUNE 1950 that six mothers in New York City firs;
Cape Benjamin N. AM Commanding Officer Civil Service Commission to met to decided that something should be done about
Capt. Marry bhupp .......... _, Executive Officer muscular
NAKTU favor the use 'of individual dystrophy. Today there are some 200 chapters.So .
Capt. Norman O. Anderson Commanding Officer
Comdr. William E. Hardy ..... Executive Officer competitive examinations for far the cause of dystrophy is not known. There is no known,
cure. That is the tragic part of it. The only hope of the more
positions as than
The JAX AIR NEWS U published at the 0. S. Naval Air Station the super-grade
Jacksonville, Florida, and printed commercially with! non-ai>r>ropilated fund 200,000 victims have come from the research program, paid for by
at no expense to the government and In compliance with! NAVKXUS P-33. Ilev.Nov. they become vacant or as new citizen contributions. The Duval County Chapter of the
11+45. Copies are distributed free of charge at the Naval Air Station the MDAA was
Naval\ Air Technical Training Center, Naval Air Reserve Training Unit, and the ones are established. established on the premise that through research will come the
U.
S.
l'\avallloslUal.
Service Information Officer__."..."..- .U. Dave Bcesley This will pinpoint recruitingand ultimate knowledge&: of the cause, cure and prevention of Muscular
Managing Editor -- Andrew 11.1'laney the development of speci- Dystrophy. A large percentage of funds collected in Duval County
Assistant Editor Gordon hobble; Staff Reporter Kay Sutton: Jack of research projects
Holmes! rill; Lynn Welrtmnn. JO3:; John lisbell. JORN; Uen Sjlar S>A.I'ltyllli ; fic qualification standards and will go toward support throughout the U s.
Fletcher; Staff Photographer Norman Peters PHAN. A local program of chapter assistance will make me! of the

AFPS The material JAX, AIR appearing NEWS In Is this 8 member publication of the may Armed not Forces be reprinted Press Service wlthouithe rating methods to the particular residue left in the treasury to give: financial aid in MD families in

written permission flf Armed Forces Press Service. Republication of other needs of the individual the following ways:
matter except by service publications Is prohibited without! permission ofEditor
JAX AIR NEW3. positions involved. 1. Wheel chairs, purchase and repair of.
Editorial offices l located Main Administration Building. Phone extension 2. Hospital beds for the home, purchase and repair of.
R346. 216 and 8164.
3. Braces, crutches, orthopedic corsets, purchase and repairs

4. Provide services of visiting nurses wherever prescribed
This Chinch Bug's A Ravenou-TI,; ; doctors and desired by the patient. b\
I
I 5. Underwrite expenses of physical therapy.

When There's A Lawn Around Extent of use of chapter funds for these purposes will be (governed :
by the needs of the individual and the attending physician'

prescriptions.
Floridiuns have a hard After the fifth time it grows I. mediately afterward in order to All funds collected in this drive are divided thusly: 75% to Na.

time. If it isn't bugs in the wings and becomes an adult. It is wash the dieldrin down to the tional for research; 25% remains locally for patient care and ex
house it's bugs in the garden. still not much to look at, being base of the grass plants and into

Among the latter is the only 1/6 of an inch long, black in the soil. penses.Muscular Dystrophy, if you do not know, is a chronic disease ct

chinch bug, which most have shade with white markings. As a finale to this series on insect the muscles. It is manifested by gradual weakening of the voluntary

known but few have seen. FLORIDA CHINCH bugs feed pests, the following is pf- muscles. Over a period of years the wasting and resultant Vvcakcnmp

The chinch bug is a tiny throughout life on St. Augustinegrass fercd as a rally song for all dis- 'I becomes apparent and the patient is confined to wheelchair and

thing, but no cinch to control. It and become ravenous when couraged entomologists: eventually to his bed.
comes in three varieties the grass is green and succulent. The roach is of
only as a pest one --- -
one of which is found in Florida.Of -- the best;

course this is the most trou- Foe of Fans of the Midnijit Be Careful of Your Rights

blesome species. It attacks St. i Lunch,

Augustine grass in lawns, and, Whose tender bare feet in the

unkindest of all, it damages golf darkness oft meet Under Medicare ProgramHere

courses. Their presence is detected The bug with a crack-el-ing

when yellowish spots ap- crunch!

pear on lawns or turf, which The tough termite, too, is an insect are some answers to questions commonly asked by sciv
turn brown when the infested to rue.Whether icemen and their wives concerning civilian care under the new'

grass dies. Medicare program.
dry, subterranean or
The damage is caused mostlyby damp; Q-My wife has never been
Q-The kids have been gettingon
the very young bugs, knownas You can well risk your neck on sick in her life. However, her wife's nerves. She screams
nymphs. Since the chinch bugs the hangar's top deck sister who's living near us and is my
at them, and she screams at me
produce at least two genera- When it close to wife has been
very
topples you down on my ,
Could I send her to a civilian
tions a year, the supply is abundant the ramp. ailing on and off for the past
psychiatrist and have that covered
i The lawn-eating chinch is alsono year. The doctor says she will
by Medicare?-M/Sgt, B.
ANOTHER PECULIARITY of
cinch have to go to the hospital for an
the chinch A-No. Unless there is to
bug is that it changes
To control, while mosquito and operation pretty soon. Because of
color as it grows. A newly The mature chinch bur has the family relationship my wife acute emotional disorder, the
hatched one is half the size of I black flySoon Dependents' Medical Care Art
a I body, grayish white build up resistance to all wants to know if her sister can
pinhead, and bright red with a wings, black spots on wings. your insistence use the card if she doesn't need does not authorize treatment

white band across! its back. At The bug is about 1/8 long That this is the day they shall it.-Sgt. N.ANo. for nervous or mental disorders.

this stage it is called a red To control them Florida entomologists Q-What am I supposed to do
The law
nymph. As it it sheds five recommend the use of die.So specifically
grows up at it again with dieldrinand permits and children when I visit my civilian doctor
to
times, growing darker after each DDT in dry weather and clordane chlordane, be treated spouses for and I don't go to the hospital likeI

skin-changing. After the fourth in wet weather. The DDT shouldbe With the DDT dust and the from civilian authorized care thought I'd have to?-Mrs. R.AYou'll .
time, it is practically black, witha used in a 5 percent dust or medical sources.
white its spray, or chlordane in spray; You cannot arrange to have a pay him. Medicare
spot on back. At this): a spray.
By the sweat of your hide flip friend provides primarily for profes-
,
,
stage it is aptly called a black The dust should be applied at that insecticide parent or relative use
nymph. the rate of 3 to 5 pounds per 1,000 the facilities. Any attempt at sional hospital services.
square feet. The spray should be And drown the damn things this practice will be prosecuted Q-My son stayed at a civilian

applied at the rate of four where they layl I by the government I hospital for three days, and I had
to pay $25. Why would I have
ounces per 1,000 square feet.
t paid only $5.75 at an Army hospital -
Sprays are more effective.TO +.
?-Mrs. E.
PREPARE A
spray, mix an
emulsifiable A-The law states you will
concentrate or a
wettable powder with water. pay $25 or $1.75 a day for hos-

How much concentrate or pow- &*.. pitalization, whichever sum is

der used depends on the amountof greater, at a civilian hospital.

Thursday, March 28 8 p.m. insecticide in the product. Di- However, at military or other

Games with prizes. rections printed on the label uniformed facilities, the cost is

Friday, March 29 8:30: to should l be followed precisely. To still figured at the $1.75 a day,

11:30: p.m. Orchestra for you prepare the amount of spray I. with no minimum being set.

pleasure. needed to treat 1,000 square feet, Therefore for three days at an

Saturday, March 30 8:30: to mix the required amount of Insecticide Army hospital, you'd have paid

11:30: p.m. Special "Girl Of The with 10 gallons of $5.75.

Month" Program, featuring NAS water. Q-My youngster was playing

Orchestra. Two or three applications, at aREENLISTEES t with a friend of his who has developed -

Sunday March 31 10:00: a.m. 10-day intervals, may be necessary a case of the mumps

Free coffee hour; 10:45: a.m., off If a lawn is dusted Suppose my child gets them, canI

to church of your choice; 5:30: when dry, wash the dust down send him to the hospital for

p.m., Vesper time refresh- into the grass thoroughly after care there and not have to p3

ments by Jewish Temple Sister- application. for it?-Cpl. L.AContagious.

hood; 8:00: 1! m. movie, "Strike It Dieldrin is also effective diseases are

Rich." against chinch bugs. It is slow- included in the care authorized
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. USO Club facilities: Parties, acting and long-lasting, and is JOIN BLUE i ". under the program, so you

singing games, TV room, dance, applied as a 5 percent granular will be able to tell many a sea story NOSE to their ORDER These fellows could send him to the civilian

showers, snack bar, housing bureau formulation at a rate of one which will be a tale of reenlisting high In grandchildren the clouds one of hospital. However, remember
Arctic over the
' mending and pressing, pound per 100 square feet. This reenlistment Circle.oaths Shown from here are five members of VP-16 taking all costs are not paid by the

. check room service, shaving should be applied uniformly witha of VP-16. At the same time Comdr, the Max five A. Piper commanding officer government. You will have to(
I equipment writing desks and lawn fertilizer spreader when Royal Order of the Blue Nose, signifying received memberships In the pay the $25 or $1.75 a day

stationary, Sunday morning coffee the lawn is dry. It should be great circle. Left to right, are: Raymond P. Chernowa they crossed, AMI over the charge, whichever is greater,
J. Floyd, AOl ; Elvin
hour, spiritual guidance. washed ; Stanley C. Robinson AOl for the perlod.-
down thoroughly im Neal D. Gieske, AOl; and Comdr, Piper ; Clarence M. Lowe, Al\IC; (AFPS)hospitalization



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C a VP-18, VA-44, Fasron 109 Report



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; 0+ 4 Patrol Squadron wishes to ny Orchestra presented the last '
w extend good luck to Ltjg( ) Joe of their season concerts with
F LaRue who recently returned to Lcdr. Charles Frisbie occupyingthe
: the ranks of civilian life. Also first bassoonist's chair as he
,ir r ,, the best of luck is extended to has for the past two years in

Ltjg( ) Roland Rhoades who soon Jacksonville.Lcdr. .
r 7w departs for NAS, Hutchinson, : Frisbie studied at Loui-
siana State University and has

Kan.On the evening of March 20, played in symphony orchestrasin
''M 1 111 after hearing a plea over TV for Baton Rouge, and New Or-
blood urgently needed for the leans, La. Prior to being stationedin
victims of an elevator accident at : Jacksonville, he played with
the construction site of the new I the Albuqueque, New Mexico
Duval County courthouse Symphony for two seasons.
4T members of VP-18 responded by Ltjg( ) Donald W. Chorlton of
visiting the Jacksonville Blood Buffalo, N. Y. exchanged vows
;; Bank and volunteering their with Carole Lee West of Jack-
services. The group was readily sonville on March 16.
welcomed and soon their blood.: Five ensigns have been pro-
donations were distributed to the moted to lieutenant, junior grade.
.m -- They are Jack Lance, Tony
CITED FOR 20 YEARS' SERVICE This group of civilian employers of Public Works Depart accident victims.
ment were awarded 20-year pins for service to the federal rovernment. Capt. Ira N. Curtis, Public Those who answered the plea I Carnevale, Tom Walsh, Charlie-
I Works Officer, presented the pins last Thursday. Left to right are John Johnson, Jack Bishop, included Henry Waites, Bob I Ayers and Charlie Kropf
Samuel Parker, Captain Curtis, Kenneth Sparkman and Geoffrey Mims.nw Greer, Carl Fugate, Phil Hunt, The squadron basketball squad
settled for second place in the
Ray .Slrohl Charles Kelly
,
Survivors Can Lose If George Parks, Bob Kiffe, Clive Mainside Intramural Basketball
-r *Lbfcr McConnell, Rene Sicard, Dick League. Workouts and practice
Waivers Not ConvertedAccording West, Ralph Smith, Dan Wol- sessions have been progressing at
kensdorfer, John Hyman, Mike the diamond across from the
to Veterans Admin- by the Act will, if her husbandhas Babcock, Charlie Gage and Chiefs Club in order to whip the .
NOTES. istration records, many service died after April 30, 1947, receive Chuck Gerhan. 18 man softball team in shape.
a $10,000 lump sum plus "Tex" Goodson, PRC, is back
This Saturday evening at the .. personnel holding government insurance $112 and 12 percent of his base VA-45 again this season as coach.
CPO Club will mark the open- policies under waiver pay every month. Under the The latest sound in Attack .
ing of the "Harris Room" namedin have not yet filled out VA Form waiver she would receive the Squadron-45 is the one of wed. Fasron 109
honor of Capt. William S. Harris 9-5782 to bring dependency and $10,000 lump sum plus only $69.20a ding bells for Donald Miller, SA, Recognition classes in Fasrou
NAS commanding officer. indemnity compensation under month VA compensation.It to Lila Smith, last Friday. Satur- 109 have paid otto Lcdr. Wells
The "Harris Room," a beautiful the Survivor Benefits Act. is further emphasized that day, Robert Newton took the received a $10 prize for being
and splendidly decorated cock- All such waivers still in effect receipt of the required premiumas vows with the former Ruby winner in the Lever Spot Cash
tail lounge, is the new $25,000 may be continued or terminatedat indicated in the second sectionof Parrish. Contest, and Ensign Sid Weaveris
addition to the Club. Heading the any time, and while they are VA Form 9-5782 is necessaryto On March 11, a daughter, proud of his son, Mike, who
list of distinguished guests are in effect the VA will make pay- effect termination of the term named Leslie Ann, was born to won the fourth grade spelling
Rear Adm. and Mrs. D. S. Corn- ments to survivors according to insurance waiver. Registration of Lcdr. and Mrs. E. L. Carpenter contest in Orange County.
well earlier laws, it is pointed out that an allotment with the first pay- The Carpenters have one son. Mike will compete Saturday
Dedication of the "Harris continuation of the waiver might ment in accordance with this The "Blackbirds" are busy pre- March 30, against 5th, 6th, 7th
Room" will commence with appropriate not be in the best interest of section of the form meets this paring for their weapons meet at and 8th graders to select" a win-
ceremony at 1945. Fol- survivors.For requirement.The El Centro, Calif. The Squadron ner to represent Orange Countyin
lowing the dedication, the firstS instance, seamen or unmarried Survivor Benefit Act'T>ro- 'Hot Shots," with their main- the state spelling contest for
refreshment will be served Capt. service personnel without hibits payment of dependency and tenance crews, are scheduled to elimination for national contest.
Harris over the new bar by dependents will do as well under indemnity compensation under leave Wednesday or Thursday of Personnel receiving orders
Chief "Tex" Goodson, the Club's the waiver as under the Survivor the act to survivors of members next week. were: J. L. Baker, AO2, to AO
head "mixologist," marking the Benefits Act. However, the widowof who die after April 30, 1957 with Recently transferred from the "B" School, NATTCentcr; B. L.
official \opening of the cocktail a serviceman who has terminated term insurance waivers still in squadron were V. C. Snoody, Williamson, AD2, to NATTC.
lounge. the waiver and is covered effect. AE3, and D. B. Eaton, SK3. Memphis; J. B. Antoine, AD2 to
A buffet dinner will follow the VA-45's Softball team is beginning NATTC, Memphis; C. L. Peek
opening and dedication, followedby Navy Area Audit Office Opens to shape up. In recent AM2, to VA-172; J. B. Brown
a dance in the ballroom with practice games they defeated AT2, TAD to FAETU, NORVA.M. .
music furnished by a fine or- Headquarters In Building 907 NAS Supply, VW-4 and VFP-62. C. Franco, AOC, to VF-171 :
chestra. The pitching chores are adequately C. V. Digiorno A03 to VA-15;.C.
Dress for the evening is dress Headquarters of the Jackson- handled by Bob Briscoe E. Aman to Helasron 7; Q. W.
blue "B" for officers and chief ville Navy Area Audit Office and Willie East with Boldt, Gray Morrison, AB3 A. F. Berry, AB3.
petty officers; dress blues for (NAAO), new Naval activity and Sklaves contributing the and H. A. Balthaser, AB3 to the
Marine master sergeants with established in January by orderof t hitting power. USS Roosevelt; J. L. Barnwell
blue belts and ribbons; and dress the Secretary of the Navy, will 4 s si AEC, to Fasron 106; and L. C.
for the ladies is semi-formal. Ap- soon be in full operation at NAS r rS VFP-62( Dennis, AMAN, II. A. Lachancc,
propriate civilian clothing may Jacksonville. Squadron personnel are once AN, V. I. Clem, AN, I. J. Math-
be worn by retired personnel. Office space is now being set again rooting this year for Em erne, AN, R. H. Austin, AN, and
All patrons are requested to up in Building 907, and Comdr. met Rodifcr in his climb toward N. L. Bean, AN, to'the USS Lake
park their cars across the street Curtis L. Lee, formerly attachedto the finals of the All-Navy Talent Champlain (CVA-39)),
from the main entrance to the the Supply Department, Naval p Contest. After last Friday night's S .
club in view of the large attendance I Shipyard, Norfolk, Va., Is ex- win over local station talent, VA.UWith
expected. pected to arrive about April 10 Rodifer is now scheduled to the return of the detachment
to take over his new duty as officer travel to Charleston, S. C. for the from Leeward Point Field
200 PresbyteriansAttend in-charge of NAAO Jax. District finals.Tomorrow Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, when
MEANWHILE LCDR. Donald night he will appearas they had been preparing for the
Rally Here A. Starr, formerly officer-in- one of the featured acts at the "All Navy Weapon's Meet,"
charge, Navy Area Audit Office .. Navy Log Talent Show at the which will be held in El Centro
Presbyterian laymen of the
(European Area) London, England .. ,, .y..J Jacksonville Baseball Park. Two next week, the "Hornets" once
Eastern District, Suwanee Pres- ''':'' .... other
is acting officer-in-charge squadron members, Tony more had a full complement, but
bytery, were guests of the Naval OPENS AUDIT OFFICE Moreno
and
David Nathan
Air Station Jacksonville last of the local office. Getting down to work in the also only for a' few days.
afternoon Both officers have been se- new headquarters of' the' Jax entered the local competition. On Thursday, a group of 33
Sunday when they helda lected for early promotion. Navy Area Audit Office, located Sailing enthusiasts in the men and 10 pilots left for a cruise
men's rally in All Saints'Chapel in 907 carries
Building ,
NAAO JACKSONVILLE operates little novelty except the atmos- squadron have found an outlet aboard the USS Wasp. This team
Chaplain Robert E. Osman was under the functional con- phere and the accent for Lrdr. lately for their nautical leaningsin of pilots consisted of: Lcdr. J.
host for the occasion: officially trol of the Comptroller of the Donald A. Starr who for several the Navy Jax Sailing Club. Shuff; Lt. K. Wiley; Capt. J. Hit!,
aboard Navy. Its staff will conduct internal years was officer-ln-charge Carl Riley was recently elected USAF; Ltjg( ) D. Glunt; Ltjg( )
welcoming members
and
of the Area Audit Office
leaders of the group. audits, examinations and in London Navy, England. treasure of the group while Lt. J. Huber; Ltjg) R. Bordone;
The invocation was given by surveys of all Navy and Marine Jim Dennis, legal officer, is busy Ltjg( ) A. Bean; Ltjg( ) C. Hall;
Chaplain W. R. Bryant, of the Corps activities in Alabama, marily by Civil Service personnelwith keeping the clubs' four 14 ft. Ltjg( ) B. KiddIe; and Ltjg( ) P/
Naval Hospital, while Chaplain Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Loui- accountant and auditor Rhodes Bantams shipshape as Weitz.
Dave Humphries, of NAS Cecil siana, Mississippi, South Caro- classifications. First Lieutenant. The team will be gone for approximately
Field, delivered the benediction. lina and Tennessee.In Branch offices in Atlanta, Ga., Lcdr. Bill Frees Is currently one two weeks and will
Special music was provided by addition the office will per- Shoemaker, Ark., and Coral of the five members instrumentalin engage in Carrier Qualifications
All Saints' choir. About 200 were form all auditing, price analysis Gables will be operated by pulling down some fine victories and Intercept Maneuvers, while
in reviews and termination settlement NAAO Jacksonville. for the Jax Navy Skeet team. aboard the Wasp.
attendance.4...=- reviews required on Navy He is no newcomer to the sport On Wednesday the "All Navy
Hotel clerk "Why don't you contracts with industrial firms in We know a man who actually having previously fired for the Weapon's Meet" team left for El
wipe the mud off your shoes when the same area. saw flying saucers. He walkedup Moffett Field, Calif and Norfolk, Centro, Calif. The pilots flew the
you come in here?" Lcdr. Starr, who reported here behind a plump waitress in a Va. squads. F9F-8 Cougars out, while the
Kentucky mountaineer-"What March 3, states that NAAO diner with an extended fishing Last Monday and Tuesday supporting crew will be airliftedto
shoes'?" Jacksonville will be staffed prl- pole in his hand. night, the Jacksonville Sympho El Centro on Friday.



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Students At AGO School Take Jump T" 'iJ', :<: ; oit' ? ).


From Ivy Halls To Wild Yonder

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\ From ivy covered halls to the wide blue yonder-not an
'. step to take. _
easy 4 ( _
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The Aviation Ground Officers Ys -
cians. '
School at NATTCenter, by providing -
Other schools available to students _
preparatory training for -
after graduation are aerol- 4/
their role in Naval aviation, r'
ogy, air-borne air controller,
helps officers of the Navy '
t young naviga- d
bombardier-navigation,
fresh from of Ameri-
campuses tion communications, aviation 'r i
colleges and universities
can electronics, aviation ordnance, !
make the transition.The .
aviation maintenance, ground
that these
degrees men
and YV
controlled approach, catapult
hold range from Bachelors degrees arresting gear, target aircraft, air *

to Doctorates. and photo intelligence, and :
WITH TilE exception of for
guided missiles.
eign officers who attend this
These students, after completion x
school, all students are newly advanced '
of this school and '
commissioned officers, after a *
schools, will relieve pilots now _
rigorous 16 week course at the assigned to ground billets so : S
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Officers Candidate School at that they may be assigned to fly- ;i-: _

Newport, R. I. ing jobs.VAili. Ma.
This eight week course of instruction 4 .
indoctrination !
serves as an _

into Naval aviation, and to Flies -

.prepare them for further train- BEACHING OPERATION Ensigns Kelly Hester, Dennis Ferm, Dale Hagen and'John Dono-
ing and fleet units. hue, AGO School students, listen to Zeff Lazarus, ABC, (left) as he explains the proper method of I

The curriculum of this school Long Range beaching a seaplane. h....,.. ........,...... ... ......
|enters every phase of Naval avia- .... w,....... ::.

''tion. This includes history, strategy Carrier PlaneHeavy
ib r <;
i organization, operations, the Y .
'breakdown, of fleet units, fleet Attack Squadron One .i ;

.billets, aviation schools, and fleet (VAII-1), now flying the Navy's
:
commands. largest, most powerful and longest ,.,.
BECAUSE OF their special i ranged carrier bomber aboard the li .

civilian qualifications, a few men 'USS Forrestal, gives the Sixth :: ES ;

'!from each class are sent to spe- Fleet a plane that can carry
:
,
cial projects, such as flight test special weapons to any spot within ; i

engineers, special weapons tech- a considerable radius of the } ) i *

nicians, IDM technicians and un- Mediterranean.Now .
5':4 ,; SY Ehi t .
derwater photographic techni- that the A3D squadronhas : k.N

had a chance to test the ) 1:; :
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swept-winged "Skywarrior" in
: CREDIT UNION simulated battle conditions dur-

I ing the "Green Epoch" exercises "
DATAWho
recently held in the Med, little

owns the Credit Union? doubt is left as to the squadron's

You, the shareholder, and ap- versatility.Two ,

,proximately 5,999 more fellow Skywarriors recently took

employees, military and civilian, off from the USS Shangri-la off
of this station. the coast of Oregon, flew over

How much must I put in Credit the Air Show at Oklahoma City

Union! to become a member? and continued to Jacksonville,

One $5.00 share and 25c for without refueling, illustrating the THE PLOT THICKENS Lcdr. Vincent Anania, (right), AGO School assignment officer, Instructs .
i,membership fee. After that any range of the aircraft. Ensigns James Gamble (left) and Richard Carpenter In Combat Information Center plotting I

amount no matter how little. and

up to $10,000 per family.Do 4
I get interest on my sav- \ s NAVY WIVESCORNER Change Route Of

:, Ings? I
Station Bus
Yes. Last year the members .

upon recommendation of the ? Df Jax Navy Wives Club 86 met Effective last Friday, ,ih.

!(Board of Directors voted a 4Vi last Wednesday with Mrs. James Navy station bus route ha:.

per cent dividend. ) (Jean) Murphy, vice president, been changed.
How much of my income shouldI \\S ; presiding in the absence of the Because of the new construction .
I set aside for savings?
president.Mrs. in the vicinity of Wright
: Try to make it 10 per cent and Jim (Shirley) White was Street and the hazard created

you will always have enough for presented a gift in appreciation by congestion in the area behind -

1, a rainy day. .I for her work in connection with Building 101, the route

Can I send share deposits! by R; the Ozark Jubilee has been changed.The .
:
mail? 1II Delegates will be nominatedand portion of the bus route
i Yes. x.
I I elected at the next meeting, consisting of Enterprise Ave.,
Am I obliged to make share
April 3, for the forthcoming between Wasp and Wright Sts.
I deposits month? ti:2
i every Southeastern Regional meeting tobe and Wright between Enterprise
; NO.
held at the Minecraft Base in and Albemarle Avenues, will
Do all Credit Unions belong to
Charleston, S. C., in May. be omitted. Instead, the bus
the Federal Credit Union set-up?
will proceed north on Wasp to
Members and prospective mem-
No. Some are members of
f JCUNA only.Is bers will enjoy a potluck lunch- Albemarle, east on Albemarleto

it good business to withdraw eon today at 1300 in the club- Franklin Street and northon
house. Franklin to Building 118.
f your savings?
No. You may get out of the s Life member of 86, Mrs. Elma

: saving habit. Better to borrow Everoski, was welcomed back furnished by the Jax Navy band

i against your savings. into the club. Mrs. Bill (Eva Ree) combo. The clubhouse was ap-

Can I deposit shares when Williams will be leaving soon propriately decorated by the
< "*' .ft':." for Chincoteague, Va. Mrs. Williams
\making a payment: on my: loan!? there
REMEMBER THIS activities and
CWO Howell ocmmittee
Simmons points
out a significant -
recently transferred into
;. i. By all means. detail on the Martin turret to Ensigns James Balay (left) 86$ from I was much wearing of the green.
the
What happens to the money I Jnd Joseph "aeffner (center) during a recent class at AGO School Mary Paolozzi club
( 4 put Into the Credit Union? at NATTCenter in Key West; she was president I 4 I .

It is loaned out to members I ot the club there. Since an- A city feller who doesn't know

;and invested in Government Navy Strength Up In January' nouncement of committees in the front end of a goat :from a


,;ings and loans.Artillery The Navy showed the Not-New-Shop Co-Chairman magnolia bush was watching hi!
its here. cow when a :farm hand hollered,
over strength for the
greatest gain in military pre-
i vious The following prospective "Cheese it, here comes the bulll"The !
commander "Fireat strength during January, De- month. The Marine
will!" fense Department figures released Corps was the only branch of members were accepted into the city feller vaulted a fence

Recruit "Where's Will?" last week revealed. the armed forces which failedto club: Mrs. Donald (Marie) Long, for safety, but noted to his sur

1 Total combined strength of show an increase in Mrs. Stanley (Mary Ann) Smith, prise that the girl never budged
strength.She Mrs. Jesse (Jeanne) Batson, Mrs. from her Furthermore, the
stool.
I A Chiefs wife sought the advice the armed forces at the end
I RaymondBarbara( ) Allen, Mrs. bull snorted
brought abruptly,
. of a Bay Street fortune-teller, of January was 2,788,079 com- Thomas up
"You're the nicest (Virginia) Harritt, Mrs. almost apologetically and meekly
Dec. 31. boy
to
who prophesied, Prepare yourself pared 2,780,723 on Marion
that I have Foyda, and Mrs. pat lo sur e."Weren't .
;' for widowhood! Your hus- The Navy showed the ever met Lang. retreated to his en c "

:band is about to die a violent biggest increase in strengthover Seaman "Tell it to the Ma- The St. you petrified? de-
,death." the Air Force, Army and rines." Dance which Patrick's Day Party- manded the guest. "Not me," said( ';

The wife sighed deeply and Marine Corps. Navy strength She "I have to dozens! o f in the Dewey was Park held March 16 the daughter, "but I reckon the hiss

asked, "Will I be acquitted?" I on Jan. 31 was 676,833 or 3,768 them." was well attended. Music clubhouse' bull mother-in-law.was. This" here cow'i I


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With The :: The Place Of Bargains


ToastmastersAt Not New Shop Fills



Ing, Harold last Thursday Fredericks night'acted meet-as Need For Many Here

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toastmaster for the Mar-Nav z.

Easy 7 Club.Speakers I Every housewife dreads the Job of packing household goods and
for the evening were personal belongings for a projected move, especially after she has
Tony Cocco, who spoke on Uni- I been settled down for a few months.

versal Military Training; Don t I If she went into housekeepingin
Muller, who spoke on Truth Is .: of an opportunity to enrich him-
a big way it's ten to one she'llwind
Our Weapon; Harv Harville, who self of these things: that another
spoke on You, Your Children and ;. 4 up with a big pile of unused person had no use for especiallyif
Profanity; and Ralph Davies, who clothing .too good to throw away, a small token sum he paid in
spoke: on The Uniform Code of and such things as kitchen knick- return went to help a worthy
Military Justice. knacks and outgrown baby's fur- cause.

General evaluator for the meet- niture posing a packing problem. That's about the situation existing -
ing was Paul Reeves. John Sus- Should a neighbor happen by at the Not New Shop
man presented table topics. |who could use some of these which is located at Mainside in

Navy Civilian Toastmasters : k tji' items, she (the neighbor) would Building 39, between the bank
went the gamut in Tuesday $ probably gratefully accept them. and credit union offices.

night's dinner meeting, with five Offer the same things to a TilE NOT NEW Shop is run en-

speakers making their appear- KIDS WEAR OUT SHOES A steady customer of the shop, stranger however and they couldbe tirely by volunteer members of .
ance and other club members Mrs. Evelyn Watson tries a pair of shoes on her son, Andy, age picked up between finger and Navy Wives Club No. 86. Mer-
participating in evaluating votingon four. One of her children suffers from flat fleet and Mrs. Watson thumb with a disdainful, "Used chandise
for the store is
suppliedby
the procedures.Carl still remembers the. day when she found three pairs of hardly aren't they?"
worn boy's shoes of the type she had been recommended for thoughtful men and women
McCranie spoke on "TV's this ailment, but couldn't afford, at $9.00 a pair. She bough the ON TilE OTHER hand the who realize that the items they
Hole In Education"; George Hydeon three pairs at the Not New Shop for only 35c a pair. stranger might be equally glad might otherwise carelessly throw
"One More Day's Vacation"'
: away could mean a considerable
Milo Jones on "Discipline"; Tom Center Holds saving to young families spend-
Forrest's speech was entitled :
,? ing out every dollar; to more
"You're Chicken"; and Ernest I established families where several -
Newberg spoke on "Mosquito Re-Up Rate children can cause havoc to
"
Fleet. a budget with a need for play
Evaluators were Gordon King, The current reenlistment --V-nW'+M NM wMI R clothes and shoes; and even to
Lawton Green, Don Moran, Ray program at NATTCenter con- servicemen who might find clothing -
Forrest and Rod Pinney, with tinues to roll along in high i there that they need for some
Mike Cascone as master evalu- gear with the Military Personnel l special use. All proceeds realized
ator. Aubrey Silvey was pro- Office handling more than arc devoted 100% to charitable
gram chairman; Dom Worsowicz, one reenlistment per workingday j Club projects.
topic master; and Bill Clearman, thus far in 1957. tVitSiPL% : I LOOK AT THESE bargains:
timekeeper. Andy Planey acted The 90 percent ratio of t! Long racks of cotton dresses
as toastmaster. shipovers at NATTCenter drew ;1. priced from 25c to $1.00 each.
McCranie and Forrest were praise from Rear Adm. Frank \ Cotton and wool skirts available
voted as the most, improved Akers Chief of Naval Air \ at 5c to 35c each. Shoes for men
speakers of the evening; Mc Technical Training.In and women at ISc to 50c a pair,
Cranie was voted as deliveringthe a letter to NATTCenter I children's shoes at lOc to 35c a
best speech Tuesday; Rod Commanding Officer Capt. pair. Summer uniforms sell for
Pinney got the nod as best eval- Charles L. Moore, Admiral I 75c and up when available, winter -
uator and for offering top table Akers said, "The Chief of I uniforms for $2.00. Good over-
topic. Naval Air Technical TrainingIs coats sell for a fraction of their
Next week's meeting is scheduled highly gratified to note that original cost. Lamps for 25c, a
for 1930 at Cumberland the outstanding results of the baby scale for $1.00 there's
Road Community Center. reenlistment program conducted even a baby buggy with removable -
at the Naval Air Tech- body for 500. If you arc

AGO Phase Officer nical Training Center Jack- a looking for kitchen utensils, glass-
sonville, during the year 1955, ware, silverware or small furni-
Leaves Center PostLt.
was continued this past year ture odds and ends, you might
Richard L. Hall phase officer ALL IIELP IS VOLUNTARY Voluntarily donating their find
and he is confident that the Just what you want at this
services at the Not New Shop every Tuesday, committee members
( and instructor at Aviation leadership exhibited will con- find time well taken up with pricing new items and attending to less-than-inexpensive source.
Ground Officers School at the tinue to bring commendatory the steady flow of customers. Bringing in newly-donated items are From the steady stream of cus-
Naval Air Technical Training recognition to your command." Mrs. Jean Stacey (ItCH, former chairman of the committee, and tomers using the shop, it would
Center, will"be detached from Mrs. Eva Williams, present co-chairman.: appear that this outlet for "not

NATTCenter March 31. have the new" items definitely fills a need
"And there, son, you
Lt. Hall, who has been aboard story of your dad and the Great Art Mooney Band for many people.A .
will undergo instruction at the dren's shoes, for instance, is Mrs.
Naval CIC School NAS Glynco. "Yes, Dad, but why did they To Play Here Evelyn Watson, wife of a retired
Brunswick, Ga. need all the other sailors?" chief. Mrs. Watson patronized the

"' SALTY HUMOR FROM April 23Art shop for several years buying play
5 shoes for her eight children, and

;: ; :j HERE AND THERE"Did Mooney and his "Honey even though four have since left
: home, she still has four childrenleft
your girl like the Bikini Babe" orchestra will perform
.. to keep well clothed.
"':' .
..' bathing suit you brought her twice at Naval Air Station Jack- THESE SHOES have been a -

from Paris?" asked Seaman Wil- sonville, April 2 and 3. life-saver to me budget-wise,"

liams. The first performance will be said Mrs. Watson. "Children aro
"Did she!I", enthused Airman
for a Crew's Dance April 2, at so heavy on shoes when they
Jones. She tried it on immediately -
play. This I afford to
can
way get
Building 3 and the second
per
and should have seen
you them good shoes for dress and
formance will be at the Officers'
her beam.
they can scuff these from the Not
I Club the following night. The New Shop to their heart's con-
He (with his hands over her enlisted mens' dance is set for tent."

I eyes) "If you can't guess whoit 2000-2400 and the 0" Club dance More Donors and more cus-
is in three guesses I'm goingto tomers are needed to keep the
will begin at 2100.
v + kiss you. shop on a steady footing. If you
.( : She "Jack Frost; Davy The Mooney aggregationstresses have some item of clothing or
Spr Jones; Santa Claus." showmanship and pro- furniture particularly anythingthat
duction as well as danceable mothers
expectant or young
"Poor Lola! She got cruelly music and as a result is one of could use, you can call Mrs. Mar-
deceived when she married old the most versatile and entertaining garet Stives, chairman of the Not
j W4t. ( Goldrox. bands in America. New Shop Committee at CO 4-

"Why, didn't he have any Mooney's list of "hits" includes 8742, or Mrs. Jean Stacey at CO
money?" such popular favorites as: "Four 4-4412. Your donations will be
"Oh, yes, plenty of money but Leaf Clover" "Bluebird of picked up. Clothing items do not
he was ten years younger. than Happiness," "Baby Face," and have to be pressed only washed.
he said he was." "Mahzel." Anyone Who has an I.D card,
The orchestra leader and sax either service or civilian person-

y Somebody has defined adoles- soloist started out in life to be- nel, is eligible to use the Not
cence as the period when a girl come a linotype operator, but aft- New Shop, which is open every
begins to powder and a boy be- era successful stint as an orchestra Tuesday from 0830 to 1400.

gins to puff. Another says a boy : leader, made that his If you are looking for a bar-
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"i.COLORFUL CHANGE The command of the Marine Aviation has reached that stage when he life's work. His other accomplishments gain and would like to assist a
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> Detachment at NATTCenter changes hands at Lt. Col. Frank knows why a strapless gown include his being "one of worthy cause drop into the Not
R. Porter presents the Marine colors to Lt. &01. Eugene G. must be held up, but doesn't un- the ten best dressed men in New Shop next Tuesday and
McIntyre at change-of-command ceremonies last Saturday. Col. derstand how. America" browse around.
Porter has been ordered to report to Washington, D. C., for duty.


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For Jax Navy SkeetmenHonors ,,i iy


grained in the field 1 for fourth place when three ,

of- athletics are a cherishedlot shooters tallied perfect scores!

with the smallest medal The Jax Navy "dead eye" was

taking its place alongside the named to the 1956 All-American

most stately of trophies. skeet team by Sports Afield
magazine
Honors large and small, for-
In March of the
eign and domestic, team and in- same year,
Pendergras became holder of
dividual, have been heaped on
of skeet's most coveted hon-
one
the Jax Navy skeet team duringthe
ors Champion of Champions.
past three years.In .
THIS YEAR has started with a
,all probability, no skeet bang for the Jax Navy skeet
team in the world
today can team Lcdr. W. R. Viering led the .
boast a much more impressive squad to victory at the MidWinter ,
record than the Jax shoot-
Navy
Shoot at Pinehurst N C.
World and national acclaim
ers. Jax Navy then entered the Invitational -
has been built up over a periodof Skeet ChampionshipShoot

several .
years.A and took first place in almost -

RELATIVELY green band of every event entered both

clay pigeon shooters won the individually and on a tfam basis.

Florida Five-Man Team skeet The Inter-American Open at

title for Jax Navy in May 1954. Puerto Rico found Jax Navy ,
This started a chain of victories winning second place. Pendergras Y

which any team will find hard to took first place in 20-gaugc com-

equal or surpass in the yearsto petition with a 99x100 score. '

come. The clay pigeon shooters making ,. ,,i,' .. .. .... ..f. .,.,aS. ? 'b
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National honors came rapidlyto up this year's edition of the I .CHAMPIONS IN THEIR TRADE The Jax Navy skeet team displays the trophies won by
the still starry-eyed crew of Sat: Navy skeet team are prep- I taking second place honors at the Inter-American Open Championship Skeet Match at San Juan
Jax Navy skeet shooters. In Sep- ping now for the Pan-American early this month. The Jax Navy clay-bird artists veteran Ken Pendergras (kneeling), are
,running: up ,an impressive 1957 record. Rear (left to right) are: G. O. Boudreaux, Bill Arthur Lcdr.N. I
tember, they defeated StrategicAir Meet at Dallas Texas April 2729 W Frees and Lcdr. W. F, Viering. The skeetmen are prepping for the Pan-American shoot to be
Command in a shoot-off cap. held at Dallas, Texas, April 27-29.
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turing the National Five-Man .. -.

title. J 1.,,' Mainside II Spring Cup
IN NOVEMBER, Jax Navy Soflba

shooters earned world-wide recognition JAX AIRNEWS i
when they won second y SPOR S Meeting FridayA Golf EventUndervay

and fourth places in the World's .'. Mainside intramural softball -
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Championship at Caracas Venezuela organizational meeting
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Jax Navy gunners also :i1: *: ....:: will be held at the Special
captured ninth, 12th and 13th Services building Friday April The annual Station Spring Cup

places in the meet which saw 5, at 0930. All interested divi- Golf Tournament got underway

competitors from 36 different Experimental Gobbler sions should have a represen- last week at NAS with 45 en-

countries. tative present. tries.

Team crowns weren't the only Also, anyone who wishes to In first flight competition, Lou

ones being snapped up by Jax Hunt Opens Saturday umpire should contact Frank Chaff beat Al Sabo, 5 and 4;

Navy, with each member of the McCaffrey as soon as possible.A Dave Bruce defeated C. D. Yar-
five-man and two-man teams bough 5 and 4; Bob Taylor won
garnering a lion's share of in- The experimental spring turkey gobbler hunting season in this five-year-old lad in Minnesota over R. B. Burton, 2 up; Rod
area begins Saturday and runs through April 8. It's hoped that
dividual
togas. Pinney beat L. D. Campbell, 1
his mother
hunters will abide by conservation was watching
necessary regulations so that
I Walt Strader defeated J. W.
1955 saw the local skeet shoot up;
this hunt be the When she
can a regular affair. change baby, over
ers miss out by a narrow marginin Marbut, 2 up;' Harry Webb beatJ.
defense of the National crown. The area takes in the second looked sprinkling the tot's back. R. Dierker 2 and 1 while F. R.
Several departing veterans left and third conservation districtsof The hunt area includes virtually side with talcum powder and Richard beat C. L. Tinkham 3

too many holes in their lineup to North Florida which includes all of North Florida from the hurried him into his diaper the and 4.Second.

proyide the strength needed in Duval, Baker, Clay, Nassau Georgia line southward to Ala- five-year-old reproved her sharply flight play found

all categories.KEN Union, Bradford Columbia Su- chua county and westward to ," Hey, Mom, you forgot to salt c. R. Peters winning over B. B.5adner .
wannee and Hamilton counties. the Gulf and to Pensacola. him!" i 2
PENDERGRAS and Bill up; D. O. Evans defeated -

Arthur two king-pins of the ALL REGULAR hunting rules I J. A. Homyak 2 and 1;
the Two-Man will be in effect for this experimental R. B. Stamatis beat R. G. Cole-
squad copped title I
however. Pendergras also gained season, including the rr4' man, 2 and 1; A. D. Kenfield beat

second place in individual firing. two per day and three per season R. E. Lieurance 1 up; J. E. West-

bag limit on turkey gobblers. moreland defeated R. E. Rippley,
A veteran of skeet tourneys
many
Regular 1956.57 hunting licenses 3 and 2; G. R. Brickley won overF.
Pendergras was a member
apply. All turkeys must fl. Flynn 5 and 4; R. H. McCauley -
of the U. S. Olympic team which
be tagged immediately after edged R. D. Ettinger 3 \
shot in Australia last
year.
killing with tag detached from and 2; C. Baumeister won over
One meet that stands out in R. H. Smith, 1
hunting license or tag allotment. up.
Pendergras' mind is the time he : C. L. Moore drew a "bye" to
shot an astounding score of 249 There will be no open seasonon Il AY r; A i "t start the third flight play. G. B.

. of 250 birds in the Nationals at any other game animal or bird Powers beat J. W. Seblacek, 2

Detroit in 1955. He had to settle except turkey gobblers and rab ', .z,. i kr and 1; G. J. Frauenheim defeated -
bits. .
$ H. L. Ferguson, 1 up; J. L.
NO HUNTING will be allowedin o t Grayson beat W. R. August 9

Big Leaguers To wildlife refuges wildlife \ / and 7; T. J. Ybanez won over J.

management areas or state parks. Poree 2 and 1; Lou Polansky beat

Appear In Jax Hunting will be allowed in Eglin '. Y 3. k v.a W. K. Rhodes, 3 and 2; T. S.

Field Wildlife Management Area White defeated B, W. Sinutt 3

Jacksonville Baseball Park will under special permit, also in and 2 while W. S. Vollmer beat

be the scene of six exhibition Appalachicola National Forest. Y t : : 'v1I W. H. Hire 2 and 1.

games involving major league Shooting hours are one-half ;t Second round play started

clubs this season. hour before sunrise to 12 noon .v r Sunday and ended yesterday, but

Opening tilt is April 1 with the each day. aa,4 results were not available at

Jax Braves facing the parent Milwaukee press time.

injuns in a 2000 game. Sue The third round (Semi-Finals)
Taylor Paces starts today and ends Saturday.
Milwaukee another
farm club Atlanta opposes of the EM\ Wives Final-Round will begin March
BowlingThe 31 and ends April 3.
Southern Association in a 1400 4 .
game April 2. Time for this tilt Trailers moved into first

has been moved up from an place in the NATTCenter Enlisted R. Brickley Wins
original 2000 start. Mens Wives Bowling League

Other games are: Milwaukee when they captured three tz r T.d Blind Bogey Event
straight games from the Wood-
vs.' Brooklyn April 3, 1300; St ., ;y G. R. Brickley won the blind
peckers. Sue Taylor led the way
Louis vs. Chicago White Sox bogey match held over the week-
for the Trailers rolling a
,
gameof
April 6, 1430; New York Yankees 224. end at the station golf course witha
vs. Jax Braves, April 9, 1401. SPIKERS READY FOR STATE MEET -This Is the team that net 74.
and Cleveland vs. New York NATTC EM WIVES BOWLING will carry the colors of Jax Navy in the State Volleyball Tourna- Lou Polansky came in second
Won Lost ment Saturday at Miami. Following the State event, the splkers
Giants April 12, 1400. Trailer 27 12 will compete in All-Service Tourney at Memphis, Tenn., May with a 75 while J. L. Grayson and
Special Services, Bldg. 930 has Sunken Deucei 26:21 13 17 9-11. Team members are (seated, in front), Don Bradsfield. Kneel George Moreland were third with
tickets available for any of these Woodpecker 20 19 ing, Jump Smith and Bill Smith, captain Rear, Jim Donnelly 77.
Split* 17 22 Buck Callahan, Ray Winstead and John Loper. Absent when '
Price is $2.00 for reserved Pin Fait 16 23 Prizes were awarded all the
games. Red
Kool It 25 picture was taken were Bea Hall, Harold Walker and coach .
Kate
..inners.Page .
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scats $1.25 general admission. Chopper 1* 35 McGuppln.



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MittChampionships ,.. '" ..." ., '
Sailors Cop ." Fliers Tackle AC! Nine .


InAllService


MeetNavy At Mason Field TodayThe


boxers snared two cham- Jax Navy Fliers, who uncapped their 1957 baseball

pionships in the Interservice Boxing season yesterday, host American International College in

Tournament at Newport recently the second of a two game series today at 1600 at Mason Field.

while Marine mittmen The results of yesterdays' Flier- '

raptured main honors with four AIC came were not available atlfl!?; field. .
Coach Frank Mccanrey, named ...
time.VETERAN.
title victories. press fast-ball artist Dick Pavey of

The Navy blue flag was hoisted pitcher Frank Jan- VFP-62, Brian Hussey of VP-18,
kunis who shutout Kentucky U.
first when Ray Wharton, USS and Red Mingle of VA-36 as
gained a close split with a fine two-hit performancein "
Haynesworth, "very good pitching prospects.
last years' opener, carried theFliers'
Marines' Gerald
the
decision over Other hurlers showing potentialare
Mathes, MCRD San Diego. t hopes yesterday C. D. Reese of VAH-3 and Joe

Wharton had to come from behind Russ Bouxsein, former Memphis Mphar of NATTCentcr AvFund

in a fast bout, scoring with Navy hurler, will be on the School.

quick jabs in the final round of mound for Jax Navy in today's The Fliers next home game

the 119-pound fray. game. will be Tuesday, April 2 when
Other positions will be filledin
125-pound Francis "Tabby" Lee they oppose Jacksonville Univer-
this manner, Whit Whitson of
lived up to his nickname by sity in a road game.Mainside.
VFP-62 will split catching duties -S. .-
catlike Marine Bill
on
pouncing
withYogi" Matysak of NATT-
with hard lefts and rightsto
Davis Center Training Facilities. At i Keg
unanimous win.
score a first base, Roy Bates of Opera-

The USS Cascade featherweight ., .. ; tions; at second, Pete Tenerowicza
.v- n*. .J.I.. li'"" : League Runs
showed a vcteran'sfring art in Fasron 109 contribution in his
"WELL, I TELL YA" "It went something like this," mar be
scoring repeatedly with lefts to the the story that second with Jax Navy; "Ski"
way goes Frank JankunU (left), Nmx Navy year
the midsection of the Camp Le- pitcher, is telling to Russ Bouxsein, another member of the Flier Loposki of VA-104 and Joe Until July
jeune fighter. mound corps. JanUuhis may well be relating his experiences of Rodgers of VW-4 will be battlingfor
three previous Masons with' the Jar: Navy baseball team. The
ComFairJax stands alone
Besides two Navy and four Ma- slender southpaw Marine third base and Frank DeMent now
a at NATTCentfr, was! slated to hurl
rine champions garnering Inter- the Fliers' opening game yesterday. Bouxsein, also expected to at short to round out the infield.J. on top of the Mainside intramural

service honors, three Air Force see much action this year, is a veteran of the Memphis Navy J. GIBBON of VAH-3 In leftfield bowling loop with a 34-6 record.

and one Army pugilist captured diamond squad.CVG17. "Wild Bill" Mackey of Fas- VA-44, which 'last week shared

crowns. ron 109 covering center field, and the top position, slipped to second

Snares Mainside George Allen from VAH-3 in place with VP-18 hot on their
heels heels to hold down third

SPORTS place.
Flier Golfers Drub Bowling action at Mainside did

SCHEDULEWeek Basketball ChampionshipRegular Hurricanes not conclude last week as reported -
; Drop but will continue until

Baseball of: Jax March Navy 28-April vs. American 3 season firing came to an end In the Mainside Till To Ga. Tech July. of March 25 1957
Standings as ,
International College, home, I intramural basketball league last week. VAH-3 defeated VP-I The Jax Navy varsity golf STANDINGS!

March 28; Fliers vs. Jacksonville 18, 41-39, in the only) game played) last week.CVG17 team lost a real heart-breaker ComFalrJax 34 6
VA 44 20"
University, away, April 2. took the NAS intra- to Georgia Tech 14-13 last vr18Knrtu 2'J"
mural cage crown with 11 wins ketball championship play-off between Thursday. 2i: f 12
Golf: Jax Navy vs. Patrick Kasron. 109 11
AFB, away, March 29; NAS Jax and one loss while Hospital and CVG-17 and the NATT Drivin' Dave Bruce, Jax Jlo| H>ltal 25a 21 1MfAWaIlServlces \

Spring Cup Tourney, third and VFP-62 stayed in the race to the Center champion will be held Navy, burned up the course 24 12
with 72 to take low man VA-173 :"I 11
end with 10 wins and 2 losses. a par
final rounds, March 28 through ,some time next week at King OiMMHtlon* 2.1 13
honors for the day. fclARTD 21
VAH-3 and VW-4 finished 13U
April 3.Volleyball. Hall At the present time the VK173Dlipengary 18
In another varsity golfmatch
: Jax Navy at State third and fourth in that order. 21 19
date is unknown. the Jax Navy team VW-4 t2VK171 18 18
Tourney, Miami, March 30. The Jax Navy intramural bas- 111 21
BTAMdNC.Srvon hooted the University of Miami VAH-3 tl 17 19
11 1 O II It Office 15 17
and subdued them
NATTCentcr Softball Hospital! 10 a Sunday, VW-4 tlVKP62 18 :
AFPS SPORTS JOVAH3 6',42in what resulted in a "C" 12 6Communicatloni
9 :3 n :22
Tryouts Begin SoonAl VW-4 8 to'asrun 9 hole match due to heavy rain VK1--62 "S" 14 2*
} C "t VAH-3 II 12
Sabo, Athletic Director at VI'-S :1Kasron 1 the previous day. Marine "B" 12 24X
NATTCenter announced last RoundupBearded 109 4 8 The Jax Navy golf team will Kuiron 6 "B"Wave 10 26
Kaetu ::1 t :29
week that tryouts for the NATT- Marine :1 9 play Patrick AFB March 29, 11ft 28
Barber At the Oftle"
: recent
Medical :3 9 VW-4 7 29
at Cocoa Florida.
Center softball team will com- Sports Lodge of B'nai B'rith VI'.18 :a 10 Kiuron 6 "A" 4 32
X2 3 10 ...
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mence the first week In April. awards to six outstanding sports

Practices will be held across figures, for their "high principleand i iH' Fliers Play Host To
from King Hall where the dia- sports achievements" in 1956,

mond is currently being readied. Sal Matlle, comeback pitching Senator Farm Club

Anyone interested in playingon king, arrived sporting a budding The Jax Navy Fliers have

the NATTCenter club should mustache and goatee. Sal (The scheduled a two game series with

contact Sabo at extension 481 or Barber) disclosed he was cultivating Missoula, Montana of the Class

8439. the hirsute chin decora "C" Pioneer league for April 12-
.
tion for a razor advertisement. T AJJ 13 at Mason Field.

Freelance Bowhuntcrs Potpourri Richard Two- i The Pioneer League lays claimto

Try Rabbit Hunting Ilatchett is a promising welter- the fastest "C" league in base-
ball and is affiliated with the
Rained out of their intrasquadshoot weight on the San Diego NTC
Washington Senators.Bainbridge.
last Sunday, the Jax Navy boxing team. Family name comes 4 .
Freelance Bowhunters will takea from a Kiowa Indian ancestor

turn at rabbit hunting this Sat- who carried two tomahawks on Cops

urday and then attempt to get an the warpath instead of the cus-

intrasquad shoot in on Sunday. tomary one The 60-yard dash
Sunday's competition will feature in the New York A. C. track Navy Cage Play

a Wescott round with the meet was won by Ft. Meade'sWillie Bainbridge Naval Training Cen-

starting time set for 1300 on the Williams in a meet-record- ter defeated ServLant, 78-72, last
NATTCenter range. tieing 6.2 seconds. Ira Murchison, week to win the 1957 All-Navy

former Army speedster, kept his Basketball Tournament on their

sprint sweep record intact by home court.

Life Guards To skipping the meet Earlier, Bainbridge had defeated '

Take Training By the time you read this, joc- J the same ServLant club,

Thoroughly trained lifeguards I key Johnny Longden will have I 9785. In both games, Howie

will be on hand when ridden his 5,000th winner i Landa of Bainbridge was high

Mainside swimming pools open Nat Fleischer editor of 'The scorer, with 21 and 28 points, re-

this spring for another splash Ring" magazine, will be at ring- spectively.In .
season. side for the All-Army boxing Waves competition, San Di-

Instruction and training for tournament at Ft. Campbell, Ky., ego NTC drubbed Norfolk Navy,

all personnel interested in becoming March 38. 60-38. Betty Rush, Jax Navy for-

a life guard will commence Don Mueller, N. Y. Giant out- ward and a "ringer" for Norfolk,

April 1. A two-and-a- fielder, was the toughest man to meshed 20 points in a losing cause.

half weeks session will be held. fan in 1956. National League The Navy is represented in theMen's

For more information, con- pitchers slipped the third strike National AAU Tourney at

tact NAS Special Services, extension by Don only seven times in 474 Denver, Colo., this week.
512. at-bats. Squad members include Chuck

-...- ..--.. .- .a Rolles and Bob Kessler, two Pen-

First seaman "That Jones Captain "Did you enjoy your RING DOWN CURTAIN The Malnslde intramural basketball sacola Navy stalwarts who helped
girl doesn't leave, chief?" league ended regular season play last week with CVG-17 Jax Navy take second place in the
seem very intelligent. winning the championship. In the final came of the season, VAII-3 South Atlantic Regionals. The two
Second seaman "No she Chief "Yes, sir, but therefs. defeated VP-18, 4139. Huddled near the backboard are (left to also
didn't pay any attention to me, nothing like the feeling of right): Wesley Carnley (0)), VAII-3; J. F. Wright, VIMS; Doc played for Bainbridge in the
either." desk under your feet again. !Musser, VAII-3; and Dick Dockstader, VP-18. All-Navy event.



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An Outlet For Expression ".
,i:

Hobby Shop Ceramics Is &mmmI


Art That Can Be FunAsk For Rent
3-Bdrm. Turn. Hse 5441 Marcia

a man what the art of ceramics is, and after some hmm'ingand Cir. (Off Timuquana) EV-9-
ah'ing he'll probably come up with something like, "Oh yeah, 1355EV74979.
that's where they make bowls and stuff with that shiny finish."
4-Rm Hse. Furn. 3859 Kerschel
Actually the art of ceramics is
I plates to provide a pattern, or
the modeling, shaping or other St. $70 Mo. Clark.
imitate the dainty lacework on
wise forming or'a material
plastic
For Sale
figurines by soaking real lace
that is usually treated by heatto in the slip, knowing that the lace t 3-Bdrm. CB Hse. 4144 Torino

made create can permanence.range from The ashtraysto items will burn out and the clay remain [ : :: t. Place (Venetia Manor). EV-7-

during firing in the kiln. If you 1001. Knapp.
vases, from fragile figurinesto .
want to make "points" with your
unusual and original earrings. 3-Bdrm. Home. NAS
or Cecil.
girl she will love you for earrings -
CONSIDERED for sometime as color-glazed to match her favorite Y EV-7-4425.:

a feminine hobby because of the dress. 3-Bdrm. Hse. 7340 Greenway Dr.
articles made, ceramics also offers The ceramics section of the
(Ortega Hills). $71 Mo. 4&T
men an outlet for expression Hobby[ Shop, a facility of Special
ctf design and creative ability. In Services is open Tuesday to Fri- FHA Mort. Carpenter.

fact, the very mention of "pot days, 1400 to 2100, and Saturdays 2-Bdrm. ABC Mobile Home 46
ter" brings to mind a man carefully 0900 to 1700. Beginners and advanced \i:m..m; : Ft. EV42977. Malec.

shaping a clay creation into pupils are more than wel- LEISURE-TIME ACTIVITIES Busily working on creating
form on a revolving potter's i come. To again quote our fig- a large fruit bowl, cups and saucers, vases and other useful and 2Bdrm. Home. 1405 Belvedere.
wheel. men tar y manonthestreetsource decorative items are (left to right) Rose Bendgen, wife of Richard $11,250. EV82491. Rother.
I Bendgen, DKC, of NAS Disbursing; Violet Kell, wife of Sherman
Without getting involved to "People" buy that stuff Kell, AMC, Cecil Field; and Mary Rlggins, wife of William Rig- 3-Bdrm. Home. Holly Point
the point of working heavy clay : every day! gins, ADC, also of Cecil Field. (Orange Pk.). 2405 Elbow Rd

to an exact consistency and then i 6, w EV-9-9054. St. Pierre.
slowly building a piece of pottery Hopes Still Held 1llscel1u1fOUSWanted
from the ground up, facilities :
available at the Station For Civilian : Middle-aged housekeeper -

Hobby Shop in Building 896 per LLri. for middle-aged couple

mit the interested amateur to IncreasePay Cook and care for semi invalid

buy a liquid clay or "slip" very Pay housewife. Hrs. 7 a.m.-6:30: p.m.
inexpensively, pour the slip intoa i increases for classified employees
i. Mon. thru Fri. Call EV-7-1132
ready-made mold of a desired are fading as fast as the
after 5
article, and eventually emerge Cheshire cat and will soon leave p.m.
with a professionally shaped nothing but the feverish grin. Wanted: Riders from Jax Beachto
creation that has only to be fired While Cordiner Committee pro- NAS. Hrs. 08001600. Ext.

and finished with glazes to almost posals would raise grades 7 and 728. Williams.

I equal the commercial product above an average 12.3 percent, Wanted: Will drive car to West
in appearance. { a officials recognize that this would Coast alone or share drivingand

I WHEN MAKING your own also have to be extended to lower expenses. Must leave bet.

ceramic ware you can let yourself salaried jobs. When the recommendations May 115. 1st. Lt. Jordan, Ext.
were brought to the 8410.
f go with individual messages
inscribed on ashtrays and other attention of the President, these 4s *
If officials state, he was opposed,
I gift pieces. you take your work
I seriously you can affix decals to reportedly due to fear that a O&R At Work
Government pay raise would set
J?
va Continued from Page 1))
(
off an inflationary wage rise
; Wilson Kills Pay trend in Industry. and five ItO helicopters were
Federal employee leaders, how again modified in the department -

, Boost For 4StarAdms ever, point out that continuing with equipment and installations -
rounds of industry pay raises are changed and im-
now taking place and a raise in proved according to experi-
''
Gens. Government salaries would haveno enced requirements.The .

effect on the national pattern.Rodifcr R4D8s, now in prepar-
Four-star generals and admirals > ation, are a bigger and faster
whose pay would have been i aircraft, in which still other

raised by $8,700 to an annual 'I improvements and equipmentwill

salary of more than $28,000 under POPULAR PASTIME Some 25 dependents and servicemenare (Cont. from Page 1)) be employed. As work
proposals made by the Cor currently availing themselves of the NAS Hobby Shop facilities day's Jax eliminations. Placing progresses, further informa-
diner Committee, had their hopes to learn the art of ceramics. On hand to instruct beginnersand fourth tion will be released by the
dashed Monday when Secretaryof to fire pieces to a finished appearance is "Skibo" Harrison, was Ensign Joe Haeffner, I dcpartmennt.
AN, who is shown placing a once-fired or bisque piece back on of AGO School at NATTC, who
Defense Wilson turned thumbs shelf for glaze application by student. sang "Why Baby Why," and fifth
down the --- -----
on plan.
was soprano Allaire Iverson, SA,
The Cordiner Committee, which Large AGO Class of 'NAS Dispensary, who sang VrI
gave its final report on military 2 New Facilities "Make Believe." _

and Civil Service pay increasesto Nets TAD Teacher: Put Into ServiceAt Rodifer hails from Vallejo,
the Defense Secretary this Calif.; Bell from Detroit, Mich.;
week, was set by the Defense With an unusually large classof
up Cecil Field Ferrell, Frederick, Md.; Haeff l
Secretary aboqt a year ago to 251 ensigns at Aviation Ground ner, Baltimore, Md.; and Iverson
devise a program planned to retain Officers School at the Naval Air Official ceremonies markedthe from Angus, Minn. r" '

technically trained and pro Technical Training Center, two opening of the new 8,000- Other contestants were Alkadio

fessional service.personnel Many in have government been new instructors were receivedat foot runway at NAS Cecil Moreno, VFP-62, vocalist; Jack I :::

with Jackson' Mackey, AN, Fasron Six, narration f4
leaving the government for : the school last week in a temporary -. Field Tuesday,
higher paid jobs in private in : additional duty status. yule Area Chamber of Com- and ballad; David Nathan, .
AA, VFP-62, harmonica solo;
dustry. Both Lcdr. William S. Stewart, merce representatives witness- Clifford Barnes, AC1, GCA Unit '

While Mr. Wilson reportedly III, of VF-11, and Lt. James E. ing the landing of an A4D 17, vocalist; Joseph Lengyel, AC3, .

scaled down the proposed pay Forrester, of FaeTuLant, will Skyhawk attack bomber. NAS Cecil Field, vocalist; Mon-
boosts recommended by the Com roe McLaughlin, 11M2, NAS Jax,
teach at the NATTCenter school
Following the landing, a
mittee, he generally agreed with vocalist; Esley Dunuhae, SA
the group's recommendations. His for approximately 16 weeks. 50-calibre machine gun firing Naval Station Green Cove

chief objection was to the steep 4.y' demonstration introduced the Springs, vocalist.Meritorious. p. '3

increase suggested for higher AO School Honors new 1000-foot boresightingrange. 4. .
ranking officers.

Committee thinking was to the Go To Thaller .
effect that levels' should be The two facilities are partof
pay (Cont. from Page 1)
Robert B. Thaller, AOAN, of an overall expansion pro-
man's
based contribution
and shouldn't on a hang on whetherhe Higginsville, Mo., was the honor gram at Cecil Field, and together and desire to do a thorough jobis
recognized by his superiors and
his commission student among the Navy's gradu- cost about $1,605,393.
got throughthe i
Other construction includes a his leadership is recognized by
Naval Academy, ROTC or ates in last week's class at Avia- "
addition theatre, his flight crews.
hangar sup- II
other such means of promotion.
tion
Ordnanceman
School Class A ,
ply warehouse and a BOQ. Chief Beatty entered the Navyin
at the Naval Air Technical Train-
holds :
1940 at Albany, N. Y. He

Rhymes of thcTImesTiU6. ing Center. "Say, mister, what time is it?" the Good Conduct, the American ; 7
Thaller, who entered the Navyin Service, the American Area, the.
6 CWREREDp t'fk'AA)66 t3uT K July, 1956, has been assignedto '"Bout Tuesday, I'd say. Asiatic-Pacific area, the World :
CM VCCK Fleet Air Group Pacific, NAAS, "No, what .hour? I have to War II Victory and the Korean ..,.- .
.... oft YouA I, jws El Centro, California. catch a train." Service medals. RED-BELLE Lovely Joanna

| 4 "Aw, Tuesday's close enough. He was last assigned to Fas- Moore, who hails from
Americus, Ga., was celebratingFlag
"Guess I'll hit the hay," said the There ain't no train 'til Satur- ron 119, at USNS Sangley Point Day recently with this

farmer, as he slipped off the barn. day, anyhow. Philippine Islands. outfit in Hollywood.


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