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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: May 29, 1957
Frequency: weekly
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General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
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,: Newly Remodeled Enlisted




4 Club To Reopen Friday


A remodeled and partially rebuilt enlisted men's club will bo

I officially reopened by Capt. W. S. Harris, commanding officer oC I

NAS Jax, Friday night at 1800, under the new name of "The Blue
/ jackets' Inn." -
LARGEST OF the new facilities -
Capt. Harris will cut a ribbonto
at the club will be the ball
signify official opening of the
room, a 75 by 68 foot room literally -
club. Also scheduled is the
: added to the rear of the
awarding of a $25 check to Bette club. The ballroom has a wood

Orlando, PN3, who suggested the dance floor and will be used pri-
M name of the new club. Comdr. UII. marily by couples.

Smith, executive officer, NAS Also added to the club is the
Jax, will also be among the list hard liquor bar for first and sec-

:: c 'S'c".L" of guests. ond class petty officers. Personnelin

MEMORIAL SERVICES -- pay grades E-5 and E-G will
The nation will pause Thursdayto ---- -- -- --
: -- ------ -
have the newly fitted room,
pay tribute to its war dead,
but here at NAS Jax services which includes half of the main
have already been held. Religious room of the old club and includesthe
services were held Sun huge fireplace which dom.inated
day in All Saints' Chapel, following JflXfljJlli8VOL15 the
which Fleet Reserve Association room.
Branch 91 held spe- The Petty officer's bar is sep
cial services at the parade arated from the dining room by
grounds. FRA 91 members folding doors.
pause in prayer prior to soundIng -
of taps and loading of flow ONE OF TilE nicer features of
ers aboard a helicopter to bestrewn No. 8 U. S. N. A. S. Jacksonville, Flo. 29 May 1957 the club is the partially covered

at sea. FRA membersare which is the of the
-- -- patio, at rear
::
(left to right) Ed Keller, -=
------ club and faces the St. Johns
secretary; Harvey Miller\ chap
lain; Tom Feamster, president, River The patio is off the ball.
and Elmer Phillips, captain of Raise For room.
the bell. Pay
Included in the list of facilities

To Build FacilityFor Classified Not available beginning Friday nite
will be a stag bar, dining facUlties
Out Of Question ballroom, patio and petty of.

Servicing While action by Congress on fleers' open mess.

Federal pay raise legislationis v A buffet, featuring turkey,
Anti-Sub WeaponsA not viewed with optimism in I, w roast beef and ham will be

Washington, at least for this served beginning at 1800. Beer

contract for constructionof year, a modest pay raise is will also be free, according to K

a $252,900 Advanced Un- not wholly out of the question.The I. Dunnaway, AQ1, president of

at Naval Justice of a pay raise Qp the board of governors of the
dersea Weapon Shop G, T3 / t
for classified employees, whose 3 EM Club.
Air Station Jacksonville has salaries have increased only l 3 'SR ,Aq .

been awarded, according to an 7.5% in six years, is seen in
announcement made by Capt. I the fact that industry salaries Committee

Peter Corradi, District Offi-- have increased by nearly 25%,

cer in Charge of Construction,, and living costs have advanced Okays Two
Charleston, South Carolina.The without letup.Moreover .

100 x 54 foot onestorystructure Federal employee .. .
will be used by Fasron Jax ProjectsTwo
fringe benefits'no longer are
109, under cognizance of the NAS
greater than those in industry, BIGGER THE COMPUTER, TilE LESS TilE ERROR This
Officer for servicing Navy-developed construction
Operations ,
according to Cordiner Committee was the theory behind presentation of an out-sized E6B computertwo
anti-submarine weapons. It will reports. And to boot, Fed- weeks ago to Ltjg( ) A. O. Taylor, junior navigator of plane projects to be installed at
have an attached 20 x 40 foot eral workers pay 7.2 percentof two, VW-4.<< Making the presentation at right 1* patrol plane commander NAS Jacksonville and NAAS
wing and an attached 15 x 20 foot Lcdr. K. J. Mackle, who's ribbing Taylor for a recentnavigational
and will their salaries for such bene- error. As part of this all-in-fun ceremony, Taylor was Mayport won approval last week
transformer occu-
room, fits, whereas private industry required to turn In his regular computer to Ltjg( ) R. G. Geer, by the House Armed Services
py a cleared and filled 1.5 acre workers pay only about 4%. (left) and promise to carry the big computer around until eitherIts
plot located on Allegheny Road content or weight was fully impressed upon him. Committee and stand a good
midway between Magazine 324 ---- chance of getting the necessary
and Heron Road. Tarheel Captures Top to them
Federal Units Contribute $423,000 complete during
It will include a partial mez-
AK School Honors the present session of the Con-
zanine, and required plumbing,
electrical work, summer and win- Fred Jernigan, AKAN, of Merry gress.

ter air-conditioning and heating. Hill, N.C., was the honor studentof To Health FundsSome The largest, in cost, is for con-
The access road and parkingarea the May 24 graduating class at $13,206 struction of a landing system,' a
will consist of about 2,130 Aviation Storekeepers School tactical air navigation facility
Class A at NATTCenter. 23,000 U. S. military personnel and civilian employees -
square yards of double bituminous (TACAN) and a guided missile
surface treatment over a ; Jernigan, who entered the navyin in the Duval County area contributed a total of service building at Mayport. The

six-inch base course. Power and June, 1956, has been assignedto $13,206.72 to the first national health agencies solicitationfor latter would provide facilities for

telephone service also will be ComAirPac, San Diego. funds held here during March. and April. servicing and making adjustmentsto :

provided.The .R. .. wr",, .'.+...... a.M...... :.. Records indicate that the majority the missiles before they were
= c .yyy.w.F of the contributors, about
contract completion date loaded aboard ship.
for 1958. Ira N. 24,000, were Navy military and
is set May, Capt. The two TACAN facilities arc
.
civilian personnel, with the biggest
Curtis, Resident Officer in Chargeof .q > in effect "lighthouses," sendingout
from units at
Construction, will be in chargeof J ., 4x. NAS percentage Jacksonville. Commands radio signals instead of light
the project. beams. NAS Cecil Field alreadyis
aboard the Station contributed
-
S*
equipped with TACAN, and the
$7,895.44, with 3,823 individuals
guided missile service is
building
Advance Party donating; NAS Cecil Field's total
standard, to be constructed by the
with 960
was $1,728.72, persons
Navy at all its installations.In .
port
Plans while NAAS
Works giving; Mayport'acontribution
totaled $220.09, with addition to $384,000 taggedfor
151 individual donations. The Mayport and $39,000 for the
For Ike's TripAn remaining amount, approximate. TACAN facilities at NAS Jack-

advance group of military ly $3,352, was collected from sonville, the committee approveda
aides and civilian officials scattered federal units in the request for $7,751,000 for workat

from Washington spent several i Jacksonville area. Cecil Field.

hours aboard the USS Saratogaat x< : < 9 (> FIVE AGENCIES benefited All requests were included in
Mayport Monday to make a from the drive, including the the omnibus military public works
arrangements for President Ei- American Cancer Society, which authorization now under study by

senhower's visit on June 6. realized the largest designated the committee.
Arriving aboard the Presi- amount, $5,366.16; National So- .

dent's plane, the Columbine, ciety for Crippled Children and Supersonic Marks

the party was headed by Capt.E. Adults, $2,294.83; Muscular Dy- Although speed records of experimental

P. Aurand, president's naval strophy Association, $1,943.37; aircraft are constantlyon
aide and Wayne Hawkes, assistant VA-44 RECEIVES AWARDS In a happy frame of mind are United Cerebral Palsy, $1,816.38; the rise, they are still far behind -
Comdr. T. J. "Tiger Jack" Taylor, VA-41 commanding officer, and
Arthritis-Rheumatism Asso-
press secretary. and Lt. Jack Rader, as they display trophies won by the squadronin super-sonic marks established
Purpose of the visit was to the recent All Navy Weapons Meet. Trophy held by Comdr. ciation, $1,785.78.Authorities at the Naval Ordnance
discuss details of the President'strip Taylor was presented to the Hornets by the Assistant Secretaryof in charge of the Laboratory.
off the coast to'observe Defense for Air in recognition of their high achievement In Jacksonville drive report that Wind tunnels there have been
bombing and rocket firing during the meet. In the Jet attack phase,
naval operations while aboard VA-44 placed first among Atlantic Fleet squadrons. Lt. Rader, figures computed are as of May designed to create wind speeds in
the Saratoga. second nigh scoring pilot In the meet, led Atlantic Force pilots. I (Please turn to Page 8,Col. 4) excess of 7,000 miles an hour.



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t J Pago 2 JAX AIR NEWS 29 May 1957




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I PubUnhed every Thursday for Navy and Marine activities. at Naval Air CHAPEL
Station, Jacksonville, Florida. ALL SAINT'S
HAS "a..I1..m.
Capt. William S. Harris .._........J...._..._._........._..... Commanding Officer Sunday, June 2
Comdr.- Robert 1L Smith _...__._....__....... ..-.?.---..-. Executive Officer 0930 Sunday School for ages

Cornvu-11 I1H&_Air.._latlll..dU.._ .. 'Commander three through adults Building :' T
S.
Capt.Hoar<< Mm.S. S. Searcy Delbert, Jr. ___....__.._..._.___L. .. ,,_.....-............ Chief of Staff '22.
Meet Air Win Eleven
Capl. Sidney I S. Lawrence .. ..... ..... Commander 0930 Service of Divine Worship. ... '
:===-l.i1 of Staff
Comdr. T. S. White Chaplain Osman. I
Nanl Air TechaUal Training (Outf
Papt. Charlei I. Moore Jr. ___...._.__..._.__..-..._ Commanding Officer 1100 Service of Divine Wor- {
Comdr. Wilfrid V. Klekhman .._................_._........._..___.._ Executive Officer ship. Chaplain Bartlett.

nrnjnmln N. Ahl ..........._. Naval....._ hospital. _._ Commanding: Officer 1900 The United Fellowship JIFo
Capt Capt. Marry Shupp ..._?......_...............NAKTUrapt. ........................._.................... Executive Officer of Protestants, Building 804. ." ttt ; ,;' :dfi

Norman O. Anderson ......_._ .._._.._.._....._.._.._ Commanding: Officer Monday: June 3
Comdr. William E. Hardy ..........-......_....................._._.........._...... KxecuttNC Officer 1930 Singspiration Chaplain's ',
-",' .. t::,
The JAX AIR NEWS Is publUhMl at the U. S. Naval. Air Station. Office, NATTC. ','
.Tnckkonvllle, Florida and printed commercially with non appropriated funds '
with NAVfcXGS I'-35. Rev Thursday, June 6 '': i
lit no expense to the government and In compliance : ,
Nov 1M5.! Copies are distributed free of> charge at the Naval Air Station, the .
Na\nl Air Technical Training Center, Naval Air Reserve Training Unit, and theU. 2030 All Saints' Chapel Choir \)'>",< ,:t.J .
S. Naval Hospital Rehearsal, All Saints' Chapel.
Service Information Officer.......... .......................Lt. Pave Beeslcy L.
ST. EDWARD'S CHAPEL
Managing Editor Andrew II. I'lancy M
Assistant Editor Gordon Robbie; Staff Reporters Kay Sutton; Jack Schedule of Masses J
.
Holmes, I'lll; Lynn Weldman. JO3; John 15 h.II. JOSN; Ben Sylar, !SA; June 2 ,
I'hyllli Fletcher; Staff Photographer James Moore, PH3. Sunday: J
The JAX AIR NEWS Is a member ot the Armed Forces Press Service 0030 U. S. Naval Hospital BACKSTAGE RELAXATION Charlotte licker, of Officer's
not be withoutthe Records NAS Jax, and star of the Jacksonville Little
AFPS material appearing In this publication may reprinted 0800 0900 1000 St. Edward'sChapel. Thratrr'
written permission of Armed Purees Press Service Republication of other current production 'The Solid Gold Cadillac," chats backstage
matter, except by service publications, Is prohibited without permission of I
Editor JAX AIR NEWS. during Intermission with three Navy: men also participating in the
Kd'ltorl'al 1 offices located Main Administration Building. Phone extension Daily Mass Consult Church Kaufman-Teirhman satire on big business. Left to right are Gary
8346. 216 or 8164. -- bulletin Board.Confessions Safford, PHAAN, VFP-62, In charge of lighting for the production;
Miss Ecker; Lance Hunt SN, VFP-62, and Michael Solimeno, All,
: Fasron 109. Hunt plays an office messenger while Solimeno, I in
ReliefGifts Society Issued 160 ward's 1030-2000-Saturdays ChapeL St. Ed makeup, takes the part of a director of "General Products."

1830-2000-Eves of First Friday. Figuring on 'Hitting The Road?'


1,134 Loans In '56 Sundays Baptisms after 1000 Mass. There Is No Honor In Dying On


(This is the second in a series of articles on the Navy Relief
Society, which is conducting' its annual call for funds. The Society Navy Food Service Highway Over Memorial HolidayHitting
is the Navy's own relief organization which aids Naval personnel

and their families in times of need.) Wants ApplicationsThe the highway over the .long Memorial Day

Since May 4, military personnel of Naval commandsin Navy Medical Service weekend?
the Jacksonville area have heard the call for contribu- Corps needs applicants for Good idea man. The only trouble with it is, it's not
the Relief Society.In original. Millions Americans have the
tions to Navy courses in Food Service Management more same plan and
accord with policies outlined last year by the President will be taking the same route you will. They'll even have

the campaign( has been conducted quietly, through the same thought about getting an early start so as to
personal solicitation without pressure The keynote is Applicantions are wanted: make the most of it. But there, similarity stops.
"voluntary." All donations are made wholly voluntarily, from supply and administration Like the legendary man on horseback they'll drive

because the donor knows through experience or report the MSC lieutenants: and off in all directions north, "south east (well, not into
innumerable services and assistance available in emergency lieutenants "'(junior grade) fora the Atlantic perhaps, though it has happened), and west.

or disaster through Navy Relief to Navy and Marine Corps two-year course in food They'll drive at all speeds, in all models, vintage to
personnel and their dependents. service management at Cornell ,. current from snail-pace to jail-race and speeds in-between.

THE CURRENT DRIVE CONTINUES until June 6. University. Cars will be overloaded with kids, vacation gear, relative,
While contacts are limited to those in uniform, civilian all bent on having fun.UNFORTUNATELY.
employees are warmly invited to make their own contribu- First Turbo-Catapult EXPERIENCE warns that
tions if they desire. What helps one, helps all. hundreds of Americans won't have much fun. In fact some
Aware that to some figures speak louder than words, Introduced By NavyA will never know what hit them

a few taken from the records are revealed as follows: revolutionary method of Don't let it be you.

Of somewhat more that $1 million contributed last launching high-speed planes from Memorial Day was established a century ago to honor
year to the National Navy Relief Society, $34,431 was short airfields with the world's those who died in the service of their country. This does
received by the local society. This sum was made up of first turbo-catapult has been disclosed not include death on the highway. There is no honor in
Navy Reliefs share in the 1956 Community Chest-United by the Navy. that. In fact a good many people, such as members of the
Fund campaign conducted last fall, with additional amounts Both National Safety Council, the highway patrolmen and the
from NAS Glynco Ga., and NS Green Cove Springs. piston engine and jet aircraft Navy, think it is nothing less than criminal.OF .
have
Also receivedin 1956 air been hurled into the COURSE IF YOU DON'T Consider your car as a
by the local society was with. the assistance of the weapon whose trigger is the throttle under your foot, may-
catapult.In
$64,197 repaid by 1,128 be you haven't read statistics. Man, they're crazy, worse
individuals who had been / a series of tests, Naval than an A-bomb. Even crazier, some people who don't Le-

granted loans in past 4 have planes been boosted by the catapult lieve in signs are going to wind up as statistics themselves.
in the amount of airborne in less than There'
years s no percentage in that.
78899. Only 22 loans one-fifth. of their normal takeoffruns. Yeah there seems to be only one way to beat the rap,

were "written off," at a The and that's to obey the rules. Traffic rules, safe driving
lost of little more than Navy said that the turbo. rules, courtesy rules they'll get you there and back and
1000. Surely I this f catapult has distinct advantagesover no need to cry tomorrow.

speaks well for both steam and other land-based Don't let next year's Memorial Day flowers be for
Navy Relief as administered launching equipment. (AFPS) you for
or someone who didn't know you were corning.i $
locally, and for v./ '/I.. .J' 4' __

those who received this o.- ,CROSSWORD_. PUZZLE
assistance.In J I ACROlO "a. t f f a EmD
L 1 Q ,
p
1956 the local society p RSOMA J-... ?
l-t outright yShuts
reported-77 PROB\.EMS I 4- nolallyirtnk
gratuities given for hospitalization I- Mow'1 oS ,. '1 "ti" Thursday: May30
amountingto )meat ( Mainside Joe Butterfly (color
$5,554, and 83 out- 13-Xwaet II-\'oll
right gratuities for other causes to the amount of $2,827.In 1+-Go facts aboard .It JZ Jf Jot 11' Keenan Wynn.NATTCenter .

1956, loans for hospitalization were granted in 189 ti-t\blwer.rail roM sae' J4 /.I / The Burglar
cases, to a total $18,366, and 945 loans granted for other shetp.ei .'. r// VI'tal. (crime drama) with Dan Duryea
reasons, amounting to $60,553. bl II, 'l Y'v: je W, jt and Jayne Mansfield. Also Melodies
APPEALS FOR LOANS, AID AND friendly advice H-Russed mountain >s 1'l".1 r'l" ,t t'f I By Martin.
keep Mrs. K. S. Fortson, executive director of the local :2- eIl r\lne C'hs&In U st Hospital She Devil (action

.. society, constantly occupied. Many a human interest story a-Icea the 1las.n. w. ,. drama) with Albert Dekker and
might be told of the cases interviewed in her office, were Z1-lemben poIUk'al ct 014' t--. Jt ,. '-e Mari Blanchard Also Oceans
it not for the confidential nature in which they are held, in 1-l'r'-ner'yt put war t 'I .. no s .. Of Love.

order to protect the individual seeking aid. This itself is a :$-'abbr, ))at', _... Friday: May: 31
r'J
commendation for any organization dealing with human :3. -v\'Ithertd ...all"vmlUi EEMak. .. I: I 11 Mainside War And Peace

problems. ::11-\1. I.uInt; I I IH IA (war drama) with Audrey Hep

However, the feeling of those receiving Navy Relief :3-Man's wkkwawie t / -..-..-......--.... burn and Mel Ferrer.
aid is made evident in a letter received by national head- :-\\.I.I. ( .",; I..I-Inlet ..,.. I'ouIt04 NATTCenter Joe Butterfly
.
from a widow left with three minor children and :33-cow agaln'\ t II-h.,,(. ..tep, '
quarters I DOWN II-Rodent. 3-ltC'lIlnl' distas.:\. (color comedy) with Audie Mur
who received $300 to allow her to get business school :n.r"le I.-Ja\le a aV"h -I-Fruit .rlnk.\ II-Par t of elrolt I 2'-\romlll of akin phy and Keenan Wynn.

training in order to support the family. This widow of 46 n-'h\41-.- entrance as one's 2-P 3-Ses,,, oa 'orlll !!o-Stale CII) :7f Ilmlt.'taTalle 1ndo".lan. Hospital The Burglar (crime
t-Mbowy
years writes: ow. el-alortlAeatbes 2-PnR111a,tower. 'rlbuman drama) with Dan Duryea and
THE 10TH OF tt-iJlaeipl 3-.earl', same :3-met .tllor.1-H"'Inet
"I WENT TO WORK September. I like -Saikn (eo1)oq.t-Glr1'a saint U-Ian' Jayne Mansfield. Also Melodies
my work just fine, working for a good company here a's ff-liut.+.1 III" ofPronoun-- :4-0IfeomllOl.:i-JUMptoa" n nkkmamt, By Martin.
payroll clerk, have just about paid up my old bills and can -trpa ..4 ( pump hand i -tt.IUeest I -tribesman e. .

see my way clear again I owe it all to the generosityof 1-wine hearing erp -t..aonbtll....non 31-Strew 1:1-: IrUIf' 14-Tcrlod-Title of of time Sentry: "Halt! Who goes
the Navy Relief Society. We will always be gratefulto ..0.\ 1e-IIMtelrT U-FIcI'ep rt'tlPf"t ""br,) there?"

the Navy, which my late husband served so long." (Punic Answer On Pate t, Col. 5) Voice: "You wouldn't recognize

me anyway. I'm new here.

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[Up The [ NAVY WIVES


LADDERWith CORNER

Jax Navy Wives Club 86 met
CiviliansWeekly
last week with Mrs. Barney

( the Jax Air Newt In Meyer presiding.

cooperation with the Industrial. Mrs. Meyer gave a report on
Relations Department will list I the Southeast Regional Convention -

various promotion for Naval Air f The delegates had a busy

Station civilian personnel.) >; and very educational week, and

On the promotion roster effec- 4 .. *s 1L" &32t they enjoyed every minute of it.
{
tive .April 29 and May I 5 and 6 Mrs. John Damon has been re-

were 44 employees, all from elected Secretary-Treasurer of

Overhaul and Repair Department the Southeast Region

Mrs. James White was perhapsthe

Promoted were: James Badger, happiest and most surprised

Supervisory Industrial Engineer, delegate at the convention, when

GS-11. to GS-12; Clarence Batten, she was named Queen of the
.. _. .... ... .._ '"' ', .... ..
Radio Mechanic, 3rd Step to Elec- r:: 'k."r.o: : tronics Mechanic 3rd MERITORIOUS MAST Capt. Charles L. Moore, Jr., NATTCenter commanding officer, is
Step Clar- hard for the local club and
; very
shown presenting; Good Conduct Medals at a meritorious mast last week. 15 men were recipients of
ence Fletcher, Radio Mechanic, the awards. Among: those receiving the Medals were five men from AE"A" School and a like number also in civic projects and is certainly -
3rd Step to Electronics Mechanic, from AE"B". Comdr. F. J. Plumer, (left) cites each man In turn as assembled companies of AE and deserving of her title as
3rd Step; Edward Haller, Radio AK Schools look on. Queen.

Mechanic, 3rd Step to Electronics Mrs. Rose Wilson has received

Johnstone Mechanic, 3rd Step, and Daniel 'Sara', FDR Set EM Promotion Rules'Drastic Will s another stripe for hours put in .
Supervisory Produc- working as a Gray Lady.

tion Methods and Standards Spe- For Naval Revue Final plans have been made

cialist, GS-9 to GS-11. for the social in honor of Lcdr.

ALSO ON the promotion roster Mayport-based aircraft car- Undergo ChangesWith Peggy Strong to be held tonight.

were:.][erbert McMillin, Super- riers USS Saratoga and USS Mrs. Ruth Berry also has been

visory Production Methods and Franklin D. Roosevelt will par- invited to this function.

Standards Specialist, GS-9 to GS- ticipate with more than 100 the next rating advancements, sweeping revisions in howa Prospective members intro

11; Stewart Mowery,' Radio Me- ships of friendly nations in the Navy enlisted man's standing for promotion will be figured will go duced at the meeting were: Mrs.H. .

chanic, 3rd Step to Electronics International Naval Review at into effect. L. Leonard, Mrs. Curtis Wade
Mechanic Hampton Roads, Va., June 8- BuPers, in announcing detailson I
3rd Step; Leroy Poison the new multiple system is the Mrs. Carl Babb, Mrs. Harvey
Radio Mechanic, 3rd Step to 17.It the new system of figuring weight given the promotionexam. I Woodcock and Mrs. Richard
will be the first takes into the .
Electronics Mechanic great assemblage multiples, account
3rd Wang.
Step; This remains at a maximum .
John Recob, Radio Mechanic, 2nd of sea power held in new "performance factor" result- of 80 and a mimumum of Tentative plans have been
US in 50
Step to Electronics Mechanic, 2nd waters years. ing from efficiency ratings. made for a cake sale in June

Step; Joan Rutkoski, Stenograph The "Sara" arrived at May- THE DUREAU also discontinuedall zero.However aboard the station.
carrier basin since the total multiple -
er, GS-3 to Clerk-Stenographer, port Sunday. sea duty requirements for ad- Goodbyes were said to Mrf.
President Eisenhower is can now be as high as 180
GS-4; Stephen Sanders, Associate expected vancement, effective July 1. I Paul Lang who has left for Quon-
to board the carrier I instead of the old 150, this
Supervisory Inspector (A/C Elec- Present sea-duty requirementsaren't set Point, R. I. and Mrs. Joe
there on June 6, to observe means that the test score will
trical Systems), 3rd Step to Su- consistent with the new Brouillette who has gone to
fleet exercises off the coast of have smaller weight. '
pervisory Inspector (Aircraft sea-shore rotation system. Washington, D. C.
Florida. TilE NEW "performance fac-
Electronics Systems), 1st Stop, The only thing unchanged in tor" will be worth from zero to Thanks to Air Group 17 Officers
and Lester Sellers, Associate Supervisory Wives for donating $2500
50 in the final multiple. Creditfor
Inspector (Aircraft), I for hospital nursery playground
total service is being reduced.It
3rd Step to Supervisory Inspector I equipment.
can count only a maximum of
...
(Aircraft), 1st Step. --- --
20 in the final multiple insteadof
ALSO PROMOTED were :
Charles Smith, Radio Mechanic, # f the present 40. NX Expansion
Highest possible figures whichcan
3rd to
Step Electronics Mechanic,
be awarded for 'a given fac-
3rd Step, and Herman Zinnecker, tor are: Decision Gets
Radio Mechanic, 2nd Step to
Total multiple, 150, changed to
Electronics Mechanic, 2nd Step.
180; performance, 0, changed to House
Delay
Among the 44 promoted em- .
I 1Pf 50; active service, 40, changed to
ployees were 27 Production ?
20; grade time, 10, changed to
Methods and Standards Special Full-time deliberation of the
20; awards, 20, changed to 10; i
ists. armed forces construction bill
and exam score, 80, remains at
THESE INCLUDED] : Francis 80. has delayed action by the House;

Boyle, Frank Byers, Edwin Davis Armed Service Exchange sub-

Thomas Doyle, Henry Fan committee for two months.

ning Jr., Walter Farrar Jr., Howard Meanwhile, the one-year credit

Funk, Clarence Graham, Joseph RECREATION test announced by the Army and
I
Hagan, Edwin Heck, Howard Air Force Exchange Service i is
Hemingcr Jr., Lloyd Jordan, Jos NEWEST sun Here Is an artist's drawing of the Navy's said to be not setting too favor-
newest; nuclear submarine, Skipjack, now under construction at
eph Kennedy, Sidney Kolodner, I the General Dynamics Corp.'s Electric Boat Division at Groton, CALENDAR ably with the House group, espe-
Robert Mann, Charles McMahan, Conn. How diving planes, normally placed on the sub's hull, will cially the proposal to sell tires,
John Ostertag Jr., Pasquale Russo be attached to the conning tower. The Skipjack is the first atomic CLUBS and batteries. ,
submarine designed from the keel up for continuous underwater Bluejackets' Inn Enlisted The test is scheduled
Donald Scott, Raymond Splin- i ( to begin
operation. The new diving planes are expected to contribute to the
ter Jr., Harvey Stevens, William I sub's stealth and to Improve her maneuverability. Men's Club) Bldg. 46. Snack July 1 at two AF base exchanges

Stuart, Aaron Thompson and : bar, TV lounge, dancing and din- -March, in Calif., and Wright-

John Will, all promoted from GS Charlie Spivak's! Band Here ing services available. Open 1G30- Pattcron in Ohio. Army representatives ,
8 to GS-9. :i 2300 Monday through Friday; oppose the return of full-

Also, John Mcehan Jr., Wil- 1300-2300 Saturday and Sunday. time credit to exchanges.

liam Naylor Jr., and Kenneth : For Dancing, June 4-5 NATTCenter EM Lounge"And Credit plan disagreement will

Worthington, from G-7 to GS-9. Club -Bldg. 593. Snack bar, TV be shunted to the sidelines if

Others receiving promotions. Charlie Spivak, "The Man Who Plays The Sweetest Trumpet In lounge, hi-fi record player, magazines Gen. Curtis LeMay, former SAC
were: Julius Steber, Supervisory I The World," and an old favorite here, will bring his top-flight or- I and pool room. Open 1630- I head and now vice chief of staff

Production Methods and Stand chestra to NAS Jar, June 45. 2300 Monday through Friday, and of the Air Force, lives up to ear-

ards Specialist, GS-9 to GS-11, The 14-piece band will play fora "honey in the horn." 1200-2300 Saturday, Sunday and lier statements.
and Robert Thompson, Supervisory crew's dance June 4 at King holidays. I He wants exchanges thrown
He's leader of all-time
Production Methods and Hall, Building 563. Hours will be band which rocketed a great to Mainside Lounge (Enlisted per- 'wide' open" with no restrictionson

Standards Specialist, GS-9 to 11. from 2000 to 2400. top-flight sonnel only) Bldg. 955. Facili- what they can sell or stockat
stature so rapidly that it now
----i. e The Spivak crew will appear at ranks among the kings in the en- ties include coffee bar, hi-fi rec- stateside bases.

Disclose Facts On the 0" Club the following nite, tertainment world. ord player, piano, study room, This might reopen the old

with dancing from 2100 to 0100. The Spivak orchestra features writing room, TV lounge, games question of divorcing the two

Space Ship X-15 Charlie Spivak is the musician lovely song stylist Arden Young and magazines. Open 1000-2100 services now married in the
Army and Air Force Exchange
whose fresh and original idiom in and Paul O'Connor known Tuesday through Saturday and
as
The Air Force has disclosed 1400-2100 Sunday. Service. This would be a reversalof
trumpet playing is described "Small PauL"Services
asRhymes
successful of
development a the trend toward consolidatingall
new ship the rocket powered THEATERS exchange operations.

X-15. off theTimcs Urge Youths Mainside Theater On Jason -----...

Construction of the research Street. Open daily with showsat Accurate Warheads

plane, scheduled to fly higher and HAVH FUN To Finish Schooling 1800 and 2000; and Sundayand i. Timing devices for rocket and

faster than any other manned 16UT OO Yf 6T tQVEROpJ The military services have holidays at 1400, 1800. and artillery warheads that will record -
aircraft, has already been started. 2000. Special "kiddie matinee" at with absolute
even
the President and Labor accuracy
joined
M
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The specifications are classified, 1400 Saturday. after being fired through a concrete
however, it's been disclosed that and lIealth,'Education and Welfare NATTCenter Theater Bldg. wall have been built by engineers

the engine's thrust will be greater I Departments in urging high 563 on Child Street. Shows at at the Naval Ordnance

than that of the X-l and X-2 school and college students to 1300, 1800 and 2000 Monday Laboratory, Silver. Springs, Md.
series aircraft, which have been stay in school until they gradu- through Friday and 1400, 1800 .

flown by Air Force pilots at I Out in Colorado, a bridgeroom ate.The and 2000 Saturday and Sunday. The first US Navy ship to pass

speeds of more than 1,650 miles became so flustered during his services are requiring more Naval Hospital Theater On through the Suez Canal was the

an hour and at altitudes above wedding ceremony that he kissed and more men trainable in tech- I Muslin Road. One show nightlyat USS Palos. The voyage was com-

90,000 fett. I the minister instead of the bride. nical skills 1900. pleted in two days... .



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:\ F8U Operational Trainer P


: Goes Into Action In Jax 'I

' Mobile training units are not SALTY HUMOR FROM
if airborne.
moves as
I new to Navy personnel, but the
The central section of the unit
t F81M operational flight trainer MERE AND THERE
1: drew plenty of attention during contains an intricate control
About the
I.board through which aircraft Only thing the
the demonstration of its capabil-
' characteristics in flight, instru- modern girl can cook as well as
ities last Wednesday and Thurs-
and her mother is some man's
ment navigation emergency! goose.
day at NAS Cecil Field. .
procedures can be instantaneously *
An immense computing machineon
wheels, this particular unit set up' for the pilot's reaction. He only drinks to calm himself.

enables pilots to check-out on REAR END OF unit houses the His steadiness to improve
Crusader aircraft operation with- amazing electrical computing Last night he got so steady,

out ever leaving the ground. system of the intricate trainer He,couldn't. even move.
TilE MOBILE UNIT is divided and a small "office" where me- *

Into sections. In the front section chanical problems arising from If your wife wants' to learn t to
the pilot climbs into a covered operation of the machine can be Y drive, don't stand in her way.
Ctw .
1 .J.4 .
worked
out.
simulated Crusader cockpit
which is not only equipped with Pilots using the trainer are People are funny: They spend

"live" instrument, but also loud in their praise of its realistic money they don't have, to buy
presentation of flight con- things they don't need, \Q impre

No Manpower ditions, normal and emergency ra ..... ..... ..w<;,<<' ''i< :""_ folks they don't. *like. .
which gives them a chance to
PRACTICES IN TRAINER Pilots taking: a course in the
learn remedial action without Northern Co-Ed: "Men }
all
en- are
know will not only experi-
F8U Operational Flight Trainer they "
Problems For
dangering themselves or costly ence actual flight conditions but will be subjected to an emergency alike.
aircraft situation while "airborne." Simulated engine fires, electrical failures Southern Belle: "Men arc allAh
failure all call for instant remedial action, "
In 58 and landing gear like, too.
The F8U Crusader is
plane assigned -
Navy
with the pilot facing seat ejection should the aircraft catch fire *
locally to Fighter Squadron or go out of control. Ltjg( ) David Young, Jr., of VF-32, is in the
There is no reenlistment trouble 32. cockpit, completing the course. The only money that goes us
among career men, according to I I far as it used to is the nickel that.
Vice Adm. James ,L. Holloway rolls under the bed.
II Eyes ArmyAFTest .
Navy
Jr., chief of Naval Personnel. *

Adm. Holloway was optimistic i y C Of PX Credit Question: What does a dog do
the Navy will not need to draft y, Beginning June 1, the Army Answer: Pants.
c Air Force will begin a
and one-
S *
any enlisted men, but will get ;
of credit for officers and
all its recruits through volun- + year test "Now, don't worry about your
enlisted customers of
teers. The current reenlistmentrate .: men ex- I son for one minute," the doctoi
L fS .
changes.The
:
among first-cruise men is reassured the anxious mother
between 17 and 20 percent, but 'F Navy does not plan to par- "It's perfectly normal for the boy
he said that this figure would be U ,ticipate in the test. Should the to like making mud pies."
test be successful however, a 16-
increased to 25 percent in the "Well," responded the mother
period in which service
next year. year per- "I just don't like it and
The Navy's current petty officer sonnel could get credit almost neither does his wife."
strength is 53 percent of the anywhere in the nation except in *

enlisted force, highest Petty Officer t\\ their own service stores, wouldbe Betty: "I'm not going out with

strength in 10 years, but c ended. Bill anymore. lIe knows too
there is a continued shortage of naughty "
many songs.
second class POs. The Navy is Trio CommendedFor Flo: "Does he sing them to
:now some 50,000 below what > you?"

Adm. Holloway considered the"optimum" Saving Life Betty:, "Well, no but he
number of men with whistles them."
more than four years' service.A *
need is also felt for officers tii<; N.. ,,--.,. .__ :. '$i... .,:. .",,"I.i::.!: Of VA-35 PilotCecil Father:: "Well, son, what did

with four to 11 years experience.The F8U FLIGHT TRAINER Control board instructor Keith you learn in school today?"
Navy would like to have Bertka, TD1, (left) puts signals for flight conditions into computer Field-based Carrier Air
about 19,000 line officers in that which simultaneously send these through to pilot as instrument Group Three held personnel in- Son (proudly): "I learned to
indications. He also gives pilot clearance and instructions In spection last Friday.At say 'Yes, sir' and 'No, sir' and
age group, and actually has about of CAA controller. The pilot flies a flight plan before the flare the inspection, Rear Admiral 'Yes, ma'am' and 'No ma' m'."
10,000, he said. his actual flight pattern will be marked on the navigational chart "
During fiscal 1958, the Navy's shown in foreground. Lowell Smith, TDAN, (right) sets scale I D. S. Cornwell, Commander Fleet Father: "Oh", really?
personnel strength will be 73,800 change on chart in accordance with flight plan. I Air Jacksonville, presented a Son: "Yeah.. .

officers and 594,700 enlisted. The Goal Is New Bond letter of commendation and two
,079
Ready Reserve strength is now Buyers citations to three persons who About August 1 each year, fen
Arizona church puts this sign on
participated in heroic action re-
about 465,000 officer and enlistedmen
or 88 percent of the ultimate Strive To Increase Bonds cently. its bulletin board:
strength of 530,000. MRS. CECILE Fisher, Harold "You think its hot here?"

Denny, and John Green, AD3, of S. S

Participation At Station. Fighter Squadron 101, rescued
Comdr. J. D. Eckard from his House PassesSS
mmj -mm VB mm if- mm mm -mm -- mm mm mm mmmmm vmm- w |B burning plane after it had

This is "Share In America Week" at NAS Jax and hundreds of crashed west of Cecil Field. Bill
appointed unit chairmen and representatives have begun their per- The crash, which happened a Pay
sonal pitch to increase the participation of civilians and military few weeks ago, left Comdr. Eck-
personnel in the payroll savings plan to buy US Savings Bonds. ard with a broken back. For DisabledA

Armed with accounts of a recent However, heroic action by the
as an even more practical matter bill which would social
nationwide which pay
(Personnel are invited to visit survey threesome saved his life.
it is to invest in the future security disability pension on top
the USO Servicemen's Club at 37 showed that (a) Americans like
West Monroe St. The club is open U. S. Savings Bonds for their security of our loved ones. These A New Haven, Conn., restau- of disability money paid by the
from 0900 to 2230 daily.) safety and good return; (b) bond savings help to strengthenour rant has given job-hunters food Veterans Administration, and ap-
Wednesday, May 29 Special Americans overwhelmingly like economy and build our economic for thought with this newspaperad plicable to past and future retirements -
Entertainm nt. 2000. the Payroll Savings Plan for con- defense against the challenges : "Wanted . Combination has been passed by the
Thursday, May 30 Special venient automatic savings; andc of tomorrow" busboy and waitress." House as HR 6191.
Holiday Program. ( ) wives and husbands agree If it becomes law, it would

Friday, May 31 Musical buying Bonds on the Payroll help only if the person is 50 or
Party, 2030 to 2230. Savings Plan is a fine idea older, chooses VA compensation
Saturday, June 1 Open the representatives began their AS instead of military retired pay
SAAB AJILJRG'
House. 0900 to 2300. Come and efforts Monday.A and is totally disabled.
meet your buddies and friends. GOAL OF 1,079 new bond- Social security disability pay
Sunday, June 2 1000, Morn- buyers has been established hereat theoretically is available to the
ing coffee hour; 1045, Off to NAS Jax. The Station presently military. But .if a military man
church of your choice; 1730, vespers has a participating percentageof chooses to take that pay, he has
and refreshments; 2000, free 47.3% as compared to the over- to subtract from it what he getsas
movie. all Navy establishment figure of VA compensation, or as mili-

USO Club facilities: Parties, 68.2%. tary disability retired pay. Since
singing, games, TV room, dances, May has been set aside as either of these is usually more
showers, snack bar, housing bureau Minute Man month throughoutthe than the social security pension,
mending and pressing, nation in honor of the volunteer the latter is of no benefit.
check room service, shaving workers in the U. S. Sav- Under HR 1691, however, pen-
equipment, writing desks and ings Bond program since 1941. sion would be paid to the military

stationery, Sunday morning coffee The Station is concentrating its man on VA compensation when
hours, spiritual guidance, vesper drive all of this week, which has he is 50 and totally disabled, un
services and music. I been dubbed "Share in America S able to work.
Week." : The bill does not affect military
Hollywood: Where the girls I "TO PURCHASE Savings Bonds SAVIN6S84 retired pay. Those drawing it

cross the streets carefully and is to invest in the future of Amer- would still be barred in practical
cross their legs recklessly. ica," said Lt. Dave Bcesley. "But effect from the special social
security disability pension.I .
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War Dead Honored HereMay 3 f ? ,


39 is Memorial Day but traditionally here at NAS Jar L
services to honor the nation's war dead are held on the Sunday I
preceding: the holiday. Following: religious services at All Saints'
Chapel, members of Fleet Reserve Association Branch 91 and
Ladies Auxiliary 91, plus other veterans groups gathered at the '
Station's parade grounds for special services. Top left photo shows r P'
procession of flags prior to services at the chapel. Members of I Cr .yt arI
1'RA 91 place flowers (top right photo) In a Navy helicopter to be
flown out to sea and dropped In the Atlantic In honor of the war
dead. Tom Feamster (left), president of Branch 91, and Harvey
Miller, chaplain, are seen loading the flowers aboard the aircraft.
dust a few seconds before the loading of flowers taps were
sounded by M. W.' Case, MU1, (bottom left). John R. DeLoach,
SN, chaplain's yeoman, (bottom right) prepares to drop the flowersover
the side while &t sea in the helicopter.
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VFP-62 PacificDetachment


Back


At Home BaseThree I \ I _

photo pilots from Light wt tr

Photographic Squadron 62 flew

their F9F-8P Cougar photo-jets Yak + ,
into NAS Jax last Thursday aft-

ernoon from San Diego, Calif., A
after a seven month tour of duty

t. ..... ... .. ,"," .' aboard the attack carrier, USS ... ..: ..S, c. .
Bennington (CVA-20).

With TheToastmasters bers The' of three VFP-62's officers detachment are all mem-30- Oft Times You'll Find Stop r I WEEKEND HIGH TIDE LOW I

56, which has been deployed
aboard the Bennington during Signs Mean What They Say AM PM AM PM

Jax Navy Toastmasters held her cruise in Far Eastern Waters. Thur. 8:27: 8:52: 2:15: 2:15: .
their 178th meeting last Thursday VFP-$ WAS the only squadron (Periodically the Jax Air News will present "Accident Cases" Fri. 9:15: 9:39: 3:01: 3:03:
night at the "0" Club, enjoying a from NAS Jax deployed in the taken from the files of the Security Department, of actual& traffic Sat. 10:06: 10:29: 3:49: 3:54:
chicken dinner in the accidents aboard the Station. This is the second in series .
: process. Pacific as a member of Air Task a ) I Sun. 10:58: 11:21: 4:4b: 4:50:
Bill Price of VW-4 and Don I vehicle NO. 1 was traveling
Group 181, Oceana, Va. lision and struck the right front
of north on Mustin Road at an esti-
FAWTU
Dougherty
were The are Lcdr Bradford side of Vehicle No. 2. :
pilots
Charged as members.Don mated 25 miles per hour. VehicleNo. VF-174 Back
Smith, officer-in-charge; Lt. Joe 2 was proceeding east on Both vehicles sustained ex-
Clancy introduced an in- Robertson Jr. and Lt. James tensive because
Enterprise Avenue at approximately damage. Simply
novation for Table Topics the From PacificDeployment
Parce. five miles per hour. driver of Vehicle No. 2 doesn't -
subject of each member's one Twenty-seven enlisted person- Vehicle No. 2, upon approaching believe in stop signs. This was a
minute speech was left to individual nel were airlifted into Cecil the intersection, failed to minor accident, as far as accidents -

discretion however, Field from the West Coast. come< to a complete stop and go, but he's headed forForerunner
he had to speak with three cough- ON IIAND to greet the return- continued into the path of Vehi- trouble if he doesn't learn to Fourteen pilots and planes of
drops on his tongue. The results
were rather interesting. ing officers were their wives, cle No. 1. Vehicle No. 1 at this stop at stop sibtOS.J Fighter Squadron 174, under

Toastmaster Dave Beesley introduced children and squadron personnel. point was unable to avoid col- Comdr. C. J. Schroeder: touched

a short program of While on her Far Eastern down their wheels Monday at

three speakers Casey Jones cruise, the Bennington visited NavyMayDropEM NAS Cecil Field after servingover

peaking on "Look to the Fu- ports in Hawaii, Japan, China J seven months in the Western
ture"; Earl Smith giving the his- and Australia.
SavingsBecause SI.pfiJ Pacific aboard the USS Bennington -
tory of toasting with "BottomsUP Comdr. Martin P. MacNair is
," and Sass Sassors' "Interdigi- commanding officer of VFP-62. the Navy believes in J Ldo d S\ \ (CVA-20)).
.
!at on." pushing saving through govern- The remainder of the squadron

The scheduled ment savings bonds rather than was being air lifted from San
May 30 meeting MPO ...cE"h".rse
Assistant -
has been canceled due to Memo- NAS the enlisted savings plan, the I Diego, and was scheduled to return -

rial Day. The next meeting will Retires After 20 General Accounting Office may later this week.
be held at 1830 June 6 in the abolish the latter plan.
on A fighter squadron of CVGI -',
Oriental Room of the "O" Club. Chief Ship's Clerk Burney Only a few people in the Navyare I
Any officer interested in improving )I. Dardar, NAS Jax assistant taking advantage of the I VF-174 had been employed with

his speaking ability through military personnel officer, will fringe benefit, with only 80,000 \ ATG-181 of NAS Oceana, Va.
membership in the Toastmaster retire from active service this savings accounts on the books at Leaving San Diego last October -

organization is cordially invitedto month, after 20 years. the Navy Finance Center in squadron members visited
attend. Dardar, a native of Morgan Cleveland.In Hawaii, Japan, the Philippine
City, La., entered the Navy in. the past two years, the Navy islands, Okinawa, Hong Kong
High-Speed Missiles April, 1937. He. was commis- has liberalized its enlisted savings :CM and Australia.
High-speed sioned warrant officer in Aug- plan by letting the subscriber Enroute to Australia the Ben.
missiles
being
flight-tested in a massive are 93-foot- ust 1950( and became Chief have deductions made directly ( nington passed through the now
'tong air rifle Warrant in 1953. J from his pay check. Previously peaceful waters where the Battleof
at the Naval Ord- j
nance Last assigned to the USS only cash deposits could be the Coral Sea was fought. This
Maryland.Laboratory, Silver Springs, Wasp (CVA-18)), Dardar holds made. of present day Ant- naval action of fifteen years ago
13 awards including the Presi- The money in such an accountcan arctic explorations occurred in is considered to have saved Aus-
. Under tremendous air pressures dential Unit Citation and the only be withdrawn at the 1838, when a US Navy expeditionleft tralia from Japanese inv'tion,
* force equal to 340,000 pounds is Navy Unit Commendation.The end of an enlistment or in case of Norfolk, Va., with the purpose and during their goodwlJ visit

'the applied to the piston that drives emergency, with the approval of of research in hydrographic, there, the squadron joined Aus-

sun's projectiles bore. through the huge Navy's Jim Creek radio the enlisted man's commandingofficer. geological and botanical fields. tralians in celebration of this.
The enlisted savings planis event.
Seattle Wash., has a
station in ,
The first watt transmitter that recognized as an excellent way The Navy has over 800 specialized Upon its return, VF-174 will be
.
crossing of the Atlan- 1,200,000
>IC Ocean by air reach ships directly any- for EM's to make systematic schools aimed at educatingthe based in Hangar 14 at NAS Cecil!
was made by a can
[t'T. S. Navy plane. where in the world. savings. I finest sailors in the world. I Field.



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Three More Scalps Added }: t Idle Until



To VP-18's Softball Skein June 4


Jax Navy Fliers, now In

. League-leading VP-18 won three games in last week's play to I unenviable possession of an

remain unbeaten in the Mainside intramural softball loop. 8-18 record, sit idle until

Bill Cummings, hurling a three- 12-2; Special Services lost to June 4 when Patrick AFB,
hitter for VP-18 downed Opera-
VAH-3 20-6 Hospital beat r whom they've beaten twice in
,
tions, 7-3, with John Snyder tak- ; a>t z >t wON

ing the loss. Howard Dackstadcr FAWTU, 12-7, then won over as many games, invades Ma-

was outstanding at the plate, Personnel, 10-9; VF-173 defeated son Field for a two-game series -

turning in three hits, driving in Faetu, 15-1; 'while NARTU .
The Fliers after winning threeof
,
six: runs and scoring two tallies grabbed a, close 12-11 decisionover
four week reversed field
a
ago,
for the winners.In FAWTU.
and lost three of four this past
a game played Wednesdayat Standings ai of May 27. 'week
Enterprise Field the top' 0
VP-18 9
Fort Stewart one-hit
Dispensary 8 1 posted a
notchers shut-out Supply, 6-0, (,'.Om III un. 7 2 shutout over the Fliers Mondayin
then trimmed VW-4, 9-%. VKP-62 5 3
Fasron 6 b 2 winning: 4-0. Tuesday the locals
Earl Bishop, ace pitcher for VF'173onr ft 4 3 3 dropped a-toughy, losing- 7-6 when

second place Dispensary, beat Supply f 3VPH the winning Fort Stewart run

VFP-62, 12-6, for his eighth win. Fasron 10()Q 5 4 4 4 HIS HORSE -Is umpire "Buck" Carter as he hbstles over was scored on a hit batsman in

Gene Hudson took the loss. VA-m HospltM .'i. S iVAH3 to the hot corner where two third basemen are Involved in action the last'of the ninth.

Fasron 6 got good pitching fromR. .4 4 Donaldson Air Force Base third baseman Bill Burton slides in FRANK JANKUNIS, NATT-
NARTU 4 5 safely while Flier third sacker Joe Rodgers awaits the late throw.
C. Price who gave up five hits VW-4 4 5 Center Marine, took the blame
FAWTU S 6 Donaldson shut ont Jax: Navy, 7-0, on Mel Rumsey's one-hitter. The
to drub Faetu, 10-6. Loser was KAW-11 2 8 Fliers, however, came back to take the second game, 31. No base- for the first one with VP-18's
D. B. Nyland. Personnel 0 1 8Fatu 6 ball action is slated on the local scene over the Memorial Day Brian Hussey being the victim in

NARTU squeaked by Communications Special Seniors 0. 8 holiday the second contest.

4-3, with A. E. Guld Jax: Navy suffered another one-

giving up only two hits for his Dead-Heat DevelopsFor hit shutout Friday, this time at

fourth win this season. Commu- the hands of Donaldson AFB, 70.

nications came back strong to trim J1'llEA14 First Place In : Red Mingle, VA-36, started on the

VP-16, 15.3.Operations. SPORTS mound and was relieved in favorof

shut-out Fasron 109, NEWSVP18 NAS Golf League Frank Pavey, fastball artist

3-0; then downed VW-4, 6-3; After three weeks play in the from VFP-62, after Mingle had

Supply trimmed Personnel, 11-1; r::.. '.' Mainside Intramural Golf allowed nine runs in the first five

while VAH-3 lost to VFP-62 ina innings. Pavey pitched fine relief

high scoring, 17-13 bout. League, VFP-62 "A" and Supplyare ball, limiting Donaldson to two

Fasron 109 dropped FAW-11, Keglers Astride tied for first place honors, hits in the remaining four inn-

each sporting 2-0 records. ings.,

VAH-3, Operations and NARTUare Mel Rumsey, Donaldson AFB
Mainside Ten-Pin LoopVP18 hurler, lost his bid for a nohitterin
NAS SOFTBALL hot on their heels, each witha the last of the ninth inning

1-0 record. Fasron 6 is in num- with two when Frank Jan
is the Mainside intramural bowling loop for the away
SLATE atop ber three position having won kunis spoiled it with an infield
second consecutive week, sporting a 47-17 record.
i two and dropped one. single.A .
The Marines, erstwhile leaders,
HITTING PITCHER and the
Friday, May SI
down number two Standings as of May 27.VFP62 :.
are holding Golfers
Albemarla 1615 Supply! vsYiuktown V\v-4 Jax Navy : "A" 2 0"Supply neat six-hit twirling of Frank
1615 NARTU vs Faa,109 position with ComFairJax hot on
2 0
Saratoga 1615 Oper. vKnterprlst v 'p2: Jankunis gave the Fliers a split
: tw>) Pen vs KAW11Fas. their heels. VA-172 has droppedto III JAGA Victory 1 0
with Donaldson took the
Operation as they
Untorprlse: 1915 Sp. Set vs 6 fourth place.In NARTU 1 0
Monday, Jane IAlbomarle headedby Kanron 6 Z 1 second game, 3-1.
last weeks play, FAWTU de- The Jax Navy golf team, FAW-11 1 1
1615 VAH 3 Jankunis went the distance
vi
Yorktown 1615 Sp.Hosp.Sr. vs Supply i feated the last place, Waves, 3-1, pro Jack Harvey, tied for top VFP-62 "13". 1 2Comf'alrJu.
Saratoga 1615 KAW-11 vs Oper.VP16. honors in the Jacksonville Ama- 1 2 striking out nine while refusingto
then turned downed first place FAWTU 0 1
Knterpilse 1800 vsLnterprlw VW-4 II issue a free pass in registeringhis
i 1
:: ? 1943; VP-18 vs 11 Oli p. VP-18 by the same score. VP-18 teur Golf Association's Pro-Am
Patron' 109 0 2
third win six loses.
Tuesday, Jane 4 then lost to Fasron 109, 3-1. Tourney at Timuquana Country KAKTU 0 3 against :
Albr marie 1615 Kas, 109 vs fOInm.Yorklown Operations beat Special Services Club last week.J Hospital 0 0 Russ Bouxsein, pitcher playing
1615 VKP-62
vs centerfield, banged out a two-run
Saratoga 1615 VI'16I VVV-4 3-1, the Marines turned in a a x Navy and Bcauclcrc:
KnterprlseUnterpilsc: 1KOO Supply' >s I double m the second inning,
: 1943 VAl-3 vs WTUWt'dnt'lday 3-1 win over VAl 3 if2; VFP-62 Country Club) both carded six Trio From NATTCWilh
which
proved to be the game.
June 5 turned in two 4-1 victories, beat- under par 64's on the par 35-35-70 Flier
iW winning blow.
Albcmarle 1615 VW-4 vs NARTU ing VF-171 and Hospital. course, which measures 6,329 yds. lie
Yorktown 1015 Oper. vs Peis. NATTCenler other com- TilE FLIERS got all three of
Saratoga 1615 Sp. Set vs VIMS Fasron 109 and O&R Officers Harvey's amateur partners were
KntoiprUe: iwx KAW-ll vs }'AF:TU R.I I mands based at NAS Jax, their runs in the second inning.
tied 2-2 VA-44 blanked Dispensary Roy Reed, Dick Dierkcr, and
UnterpiUe: 1915 Fas. 109 vs VFIN52Fas. : ; I claims representation on thisyear's Bill Shapiro led off and got on
Thursday, June 6 4.0 while VW1I beat E. Taylor.
,
edition of the Jax via then flied
Navy an error. Mingle
Albemarle 1615 Comm. vs S
VW-4 12 3.1.Standings. tied for third
Yorktown 1615 VIMS vs VAII3Saratoga Cecil Field place baseball squad. out, advancing Shapiro to second

Enterprise: 110 1615 NARTU Dlsp. vs vs Oper.Supply ai of May 27. with three other teams, one blow Among the Training Center and an infield out sent him
Lnteiprl&e: 19-15! Pers vs FAETU VP-18 47 17 back of the top spot, with 65's.
around
MAKTD 40 16CnmKalrJax personnel are veteran lefty to third. Leftfielder Den-
3- 1 Frank Jankunis of MAD, Jim nis Chipman lined a single
VA 172: Zi 15Operations
Panhandler "Mister
T: 25 : can you Owens, catcher, AO(A) School through the box, sending Shapiro
NAS Men Make ;
VFP-62 "C" 3'l 25 spare 20 cents for cofeeT'Pedestrian
Special Service' 34 22 and infielder Frank DeMent of home with the tieing run. Then
Sporting NewsFour Kasron 109 41 27 : "I thought coffeewas Personnel. Gibbon drew his second walk in
26
V A-44 :w '
FAW-11 3G 28 a dime. NATTC MEN WITH FI.IKRSJim as many appearances at the plate.
0&n Officer 3.> 23VW4 Owens c.._...._..,.AO(A) School
men from NAS Jax #2 3T 33Kaetu Panhandler: "It is, but I've gota Frank DeMent. asPersonnelFrank That set the stage for Bouxsein's
can say from experience that 31 33 date." Jankunis, p.. MAD game-winning blast
VAH-3 11 32: 36
it's quite a sensation to see Dispensary 2S 36VW4 ,
yourself pictured in a national n 2G 21* 34VK171 39 l i I 1i1 1,1 I 1rti

newspaper. VFP-62 "62" 25 37 F .. _
Kasron 6 "A" 27 41
The men, from PO-I DivI- Communications Zt: 38
VAH *1 23 41
sion, were snapped by an enterprising Hospital 2(> 36
photographer while VW-4 Officer 19 45 ,
Wave U 52
engaged in a recent session on -S..

the Station bickering over Defeats
16
Company
differences of opinion in base- 'i '',, ; y"'l" '?f

ball.The Foe In Ring Smoker }; x
picture was sent to 'y ,'rd'?
the Sporting News, the weekly Companies 16 and 17 squaredoff

known as the "Bible of in the ring at King Hall last
Thursday night with Company 16
the Baseball World It appeared -
in the May 22 editionof capturing laurels at the monthly

the publication.The AvFund School boxing show.

local "celebrities" are E. Managed by T/Sgt. Otto .

Burnley Powell, SN, Wood- Schense, 16 captured five of the rq + : ,,,
,
bury, Conn.; John Holmes, seven bouts from T/Sgt. Ed

PHI, Jacksonville; O. B. Sylar, Sivicky's Company 17 squad. "* )

SN, Helena Ark., and Lynn Dennis Kilbride, Allen Thomas -

Weidman, J03, of Binghamton Clifford Wood, Ronald Cole- w
N. Y. man and G. I. Tindley were victorious -

t for the winners.

Salvaging a part of the eveningfor

Clerk: "A collar for your husband Company 17 'were Kenneth rn..

ma'am Yes what size?" Crowe and John Murphy.
Sgfs. Wile: "Darned if I know +.. PACE MAINSIDE LEAGU1! VP-18's ten-pin squad has beeeks a riding atop the Malnald Utrm-
mural circuit for the past two w' regaining the top spot after lost the coveted position
But measure my hands I can I USS Fulton, worlds first steam earlier in the season. Members e f the VP-18 pin-wrecking crew are,, (left right) Robert Cammlnj

Just reach around his neck," frigate, had sides five feet thick. ham, Gilbert Holland, Joseph Re Is, captain, Tom Raves, Bob Galant e, Pete DeCarlo and Allen retrod.Page .



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29 May; 1957 JAX AIR NEWS page 7 .


'Wait 'Til The : 4

1 AFPS SPORTS
e' ,
Second Half: > f '

yca Roundup
t r
CrackerjaxThe
Bang, bang With more than .

Jax Navy Crackerjax losta 500 shooters slated to compete in

chance for a possible first-half the 13-state Fifth Army Rifle and

Pistol Matches, range personnelat
Softball League championship '
City d ,A \' hosting Ft. Riley were hard
11-3 tiff at the a4 +r t M r
by losing an
put to find storage space for the
hands of Dependable Electric last 538,000 rounds of ammunition
,
week at Murray Hill Park.If earmarked for the matches.

the Crackerjax had trippedthe t 4t4. fz \S S' Placed on a large scale at one

undefeated Electricians, a 4' time, all the ammunition would .

three-way tie would have ensued. { a weigh 18 tons.

Jax Navy would have a make-up The Dotted Lines Base-

game with a weak OpportunityHouse t ball's oldest minor league, 73 sea

squad while Dependableand S sons .young, the International

Pepsi-Cola would have i League, went to bat this year on

tangled.The J 4'i : a jet-age layout spread from

latter game will still be Montreal, Canada, to Havana,
Cuba Mickey Mantle's ejec-
played, with the Bottlers holdinga ,t ''
slight chance to knock Dependable a T % tion from the Yankee-Red Sox

from the top rung. game, April 28 was only the sec

Thelma Carter, Dependable's .. ond in his career. Both times um.

pliable twirler, struck out seven \ pire Ed Runge put the thumb on

Wave batters and walked onlyone. v ri Mick Jim Pagllaronl, $66,000

,. f Za. Red Sox bonus baby, will be
coach-catcher for the 87th Inf.
Diane Hicks took the loss, sec-
Regt.. (Germany) "Conquerors"this
ond of the year for the Cracker- CENTER SOFTBALL KING-PINS Aviation Ground Officers School captured all of Its
An opening 9-4 defeat to games to go undefeated in first-half play in the NATTCenter Intramural Softball League. Membersof year Pitching for Ft.
lax the team, who will meet the end-half champions for the NATTCentrr title, include, front row, Bcnning in 1954, Fred -Kipp,
Waves' "Wa-
Prudential was the (left to right) Clint Nelson, Jack Sipes, Dan Gifford and Mike Cantwrll. Center row, Arnold Wellish, Brooklyn Dodgers property hurl.
terloo." Ken Lanjfford, Dave Welsh, and Tom Schornhorst. Rear, Carl Zletz, Bob Naab, Zeff Lazarus and ed a no-hitter and two one-hit-
The NAS Civilians remainedout Lcdr. Vincent Anania, coach.Experiences. -
ters in winning 12 consecutive
of the win column as first- back Mon-
games. Kipp went to
half play neared an end in theWomen's AGO Woes In Varsity Nine Needs treal this year for further season

loop. ing Louis (Baby) Jones, San
State Farm downed the Civilian More Ballplayer Diego NTC heavyweight, used

lassies, 15-9. Winning hurler only six minutes to stop two opponents
Blanche Kelley fanned eight bat- Center Softball CircuitThe Once again the distress signal and retain his district.
I is flying over Mason Field.
championship in the llth Naval
It> game winning skein of the Aviation Ground i I More ball players are neededby District Boxing Tournament. ,

ters.SPORTS Officers nine came to an abrupt halt last week when Charles Jax Navy. Anyone with Decked his semi-final opponent in

Richards of the previous experience, particu- 1:7 of the round and referee
Support Splinters served up a no-hit frame to those who have been : first the -
the Ensigns, who had previously been undefeated in NATT- larly stopped the finale at 1:53: of
SCHEDULEWeek Center Intramural Softball League play. playing somewhere this year, the second round Ft. Carson's
are urged to come out for the
The Ensigns, who had downed the plate. Fliers ball club.Exemplifying. Bpb Post says he feels safer racing
AK School forfeit of his hotrod than in a car on
by a score
of 5 the
l\far30-June The Missies then fell before despera-
Baseball: Jax Navy vs. Patrick 7-0 in the second-half opener, AE School and Frank Fosbenner, tion of the situation in the the highway. "In hotrod racing,"
whiffed 13 times while facing he says, "all the cars are going
AFB, away, June 4-5. 15-4 Paul Harvey and George last two games, three pitchers "
Richards in their 5-0 defeat. the same way.
Golf: Jax Navy vs. NAS San- Summers starred at the plate for have been in the Flier lineupat I .

ford and Parris Island, home,, AL THOMAS and John Parder the Sparkics. one time, with, of course,
June 1.Filer. accounted for four of the Splinterruns TilE ELECTRICIANS also cap- only] one working from the Trailers Snare EM
with base-clearing extra- mound.
tured two other contests last
base blows. week by defeating AO School, Roughly 50 more games remain Wives Bowling Title

Linksmen Picking up the tune from theSplinters' 11-1, behind Fosbenner and then on the schedule giving Sporting a three game lead, the
for
those
ample opportunity
victory, NAWS School conquered AvFund School, 4-0, Trailers the
captured championship -
interested to play a lot of base-
Drub SanfordThe dropped the Ensigns by a countof with George Summers turning ina of the NATTCenter EnlistedMen's
ball. Baseball players report -
may
6-3. "Emery Belcher was cred-
Jax one-hit performance.In Waves Bowling league as
Navy varsity golf while Red to Mason Field for prac-
team defeated NAS Sanford, ited with the win other games last week Av- tice which is held daily: com competition came to a close last
homered for the Missies.
Guthrie
23V4-3V4, Friday at Sanford's Fund and MAD both were mencing at 1600.) week.
home course. The Splinters bowed to the awarded forfeit victories over KM WIVES BOWLING

Dave Bruce, one of Jax slants of Don Isherwood and AK School. AO School forfeitedto W.. J.....
A modern submarine can fully Trailers 38 23
Navy's star performers, turnedin Aviation Fundamentals, 7-5, and MAD when the Gunnies failedto Deuces :3231Stlnkera
submerge in less than one min- Woodpeckers
low score of 72. then came back to down AO field a team. ute. :3U2a J 31

Jax Navy hosts NAS San- School, 141.RICHARDS. JCATTO IM SOFTBALLWon Last Chopper Pin Pals! 2'J 34 34

ford and Parris Island Satur- helped his own AE School :3 0 Kool Katz 3 34
SupSpllnteri :1 1 The last Naval engagement of Split 28 33
day in a three-way match at cause by hitting a homer as did MarAvIVt :2 1 .
WW II occurred in the Sea of
the NAS Jax course. "Clanton" Lockhart. v NavAlrWeapl I 2 1 Comdr. White Snares
1 2AvFund
AGO School Japan when the submarine USS
Jax Navy lost a team matchto Bobby Jones pitched a two- School :2 1
AO School 0 3 Torsk sunk two coastal defense Blind Bogey TourneyComdr.
Pensacola NAS, May 8, 13- hitter as HAWS School defeated AK School. 0 3 boats.PISTOL .
5. MAD, 12-5. Frank Gomez, _Joe First half champion Tom White fired !94

Bill Scarbrough, member of Taylor, and Jack Keck providedthe with a 16 handicap to capture the

the Jax Navy team took top brunt of the Missie power at weekend Blind Bogey event at

honors in the Pensacola NAS ,)Y the NAS golf course with a net

Invitational Golf Tournament Jax Braves Host I 78.There
held May 9-12. The local chief was no second place win-

had 70-73-70 successive for a 72 rounds hole total of 72-of Foxes MaconWith I II ner.Pro Jack Harvey banded out

285. I the prize.

many new faces strengthening i !4L. Y.

Mainside SwimmingMeet the lineup, the Jax Braves -L- 6 FLIERS' FARINGS :

are in the midst of a week-long W
Player, p.s ab S r lb rill u,.
On home stand. reMent as 26 110 22 )1\\ 31 3 ,1/s: )
Tap TodaySix Wright' 2b-If U 34 1 : I ,5XSMingle
the I
The Columbus Foxes face I p-lb 30 :,133Rn4gera
units are entered in the Braves in the final game of a 3b 26 fI9 22 S 31 1'7 .2'J4
(:ibbon 24 77 16 13 11 .a)7
intramural swimming meet which four-game series tonight at the t'I..efp-tb 20 ?516 4 fi 3 :.250
Shapiro, 11 r.5 11 t 11 a ..175Allgood
takes place at Mainside Pool at new ball park. l 1 ,. r: U : g : : I :,129Matysak .1211l
1330 today. I Macon, owned by the Brooklyn s yr .f fw uasey, p 9 1 .076
: I t I I
:
makes its first invasionof Chapman, 2 .076Pavey
Vieing for honors are: Fasron. Dodgers, p 4 5 0 1 0 0 ..115lrouxsein :
Jax for a five-game stand tomorrow p 4 I 2 0 4 2 .3.1.1
109, VFP-62, VW-4, Hospital, Molnar, p 4 6 2 0 J 1 .3.1.1
VF-43 through Sunday. Owens. e 1 11 4 3 4 1 ..215li'reese )
and VP-18. A doubleheader is scheduled > k ,Jlrof : J A 2 0 i : :.1i.6.000Plkber
Differing from the other com-
petitive sports on the Mainside Saturday, beginning at 1830. Sin- 1.7Ili3 S : r 21 pet.ltuesey .
gle start at 2000 with Sun- 21' .''S nFreese
Iron Man program, the swim meetis games 4 10 7 5 I 1 ..5n0Jankunia
day tilts getting underway at 9 71 16 50 3 5 .3.1.1
a single affair (with partici- Mingle 6 .2 U 24 1 4 ..2ODavey !
pants competing individually and 1500. 4 15 IS 9 0 0 ..0uOBouxseln
3 12 19 go 2 .0110
admitted to
in teams.). Servicemen are Molnar 3181/31313 0 2 .WO

Competition at the meet will the Jax baseball park for 50 CHAMPION W. H. Mellon, ADI (right) NAS Jax .
include the 50-meter freestyle, cents, upon showing ID card. Ci- email arms Instructor, was practically the whole show in Individual We understand daylight-living 4
50-meter breaststroke 50-meter vilian clothes can be worn. firing during the recent Sixth Naval District Rifle and Pistol originated when an old Indian
backstroke The is located at the foot Tournament. The Jax Navy ace fired a fine 532x604 (o cop first chopped off one end *t his
park
100-meter freestyleand
In lie shown receiving the from
prize pistolahooUnr. trophy CaptW.
150-meter individual medley of the Mathews Bridge, next to S. Harris, commanding officer of NAS Jax. at ceremonies l last blanket and sewed it en the otherto
events. the Gator Bowl. week. make it longer.'I .



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Pago 8 JAX AIR NEWS 29 May 1957


Supply Research r



Seek To Increase Health, Safety,


Comfort For 'Deepfreeze9 LivingThe

Navy has been conducting research into the performance '

and-adequacy of special clothing, food and problems of cold-weather i-c;

cargo handling and material stdwage in addition to providing sup-

port and construction of Antarctic bases for the International Geophysical -

Year scientists with Operation Deepfreeze at the South ) ) '

Pole. .
441 4 4a
One item tested was the sea- became -
a very popular beverageon
rescue suit, a bright international the trail

orange color for visibility, used While scientists are cooperatingto

.. by swimmers to rescue men accidentally study the geophysical aspectsof
fallen overboard in frigid -
Antarctica, ways are also be-
seas. To test the protection ing sought to increase the health,

provided by the suit, the first comfort and safety of those who

"beach party" of the Antarctica have to live or travel at the ends a
summer was held last January 4. of the earth. The Bureau of Sup- ni Pv

DIVING INTO TilE icy watersOf plies and Accounts' observer has

McMurdo Sound, the swim- traveled to Antarctica clinging

mers each had a tiny radio trans tightly to the coattails of Task

mitter the size and shape of a I Force 43, but confident in the

fried egg attached to his body. I fact that the coat was probably

The transmitter sent low frequency -I developed and designed at his

radio signals to a nearby own Navy Clothing and Textile o
landing boat where a special frequency Office.

counter converted them 4 REUNION ON TilE RUNWAY Three Navy photo pilots were reunited with their families
into temperatures the body : Tiny Rocket Power last week after completing a seven-month tour of duty in Far Eastern waters aboard the attack
temperatures of the individual carrier USS Bennlngton. Left to right, wearing happy faces, are'Lcdr. Bradford Smith, O-ln-C; his
I A two-ounce ."mighty midget"storage children, Karen and Jeffery; Mrs. Smith; Lt. Joseph Robertson, Jr.; Mrs Robertson; children, Phillip
swimmers. I battery that will power and Mary Dru; Lt and Mrs. James Farce and children, John and Tom, and Comdr. Ralph Cheney,
Another test was the relative equally tiny radio transmitter executive officer of VFP-62. The pilots were members of a VFP-62 detachment deployed as a mem-
I an ber of Air Task Group 181, Oceana, Virginia.
speed with which men become
: 20 to 60 miles in the atmospherewill
accustomed to cold weather. Aft be included in the' Naval
er several weeks in cold climate, Ordnance Laboratory's HASP Short Jaunts All In Day'sWork Announce Survival

properly dressed men.are able to weather rocket. HASP stands for

work outside in all temperatures, High Altitude Sounding For CVG-17 UnitsCarrier Scat Ejection Rate
paying little heed to the ther- Projectile.
mometer which always seems to 4 Air Group 17, which expects to be deployed in the near Figures recently released by

register much lower than the Marine father, talking to his future, has completed an intensive training schedule at the end of a the Navy indicate that of 21 jet

told is felt to be. The man from son: "And that, my boy, is how busy year which included several short cruises. pilots who have ejected at

Florida or Arizona adjusts to the the second world war was won." I On July 4, 1956, VF-171, flying speeds above 400 miles an hour,
Key West and Guantanamo
.. Bay,
cold just as effectively and only Son: "But gee, Daddy, why did ,. F2H-3 Banshees, and VF-173, fly. Cuba. only 11 survived.The .

slightly slower than the man they need all those other Ma- ing FJ-3 Furys returned from VF-171 COMPLETED im- figures were disclosedin
from Minnesota or North Dakota. rines five weeks deployment at NAS an a study of 207 ejections
pressive total of 800 hours in
from jet planes over a seven
PROTECTIVE CLOTHING, night intercept exercises and
period beginning with theNavy's
however, is important. The Navy VF-173 logged 1200 flight hours year
cold-weather clothing is designedto August PO Examinations Will See during gunnery exercises at 1949. first one in August,

provide warm body protection Some New Twists Gitmo. I II The study was released in
Performance
when needed, and also avoid dangerous i' I CVG-17 and the USS Franklin the May edition of Approach
overheating. The "latestmodels" D. Roosevelt have 'operated to-
Magazine, monthly publicationof
Regular August examinationfor gardless of multiple.
incorporate very light gether for approximately five the Navy's Aviation Safety-
weight foam plastic insulation advancement in rate will There will be no advance-
warm months since the carrier arrivedat Center at Norfolk, Virginia.No .
and a special controlled see some new twists this year. ment examinations for printer, Mayport last year. In the latter pilot survived if ejectedat
aviation electronicsman and
ventilation system to remove excess Performance factors will de- part of August 1956, CVG-17, led altitudes below 1000 feet.

warmth. termine.final multiples for ad- newly ponsman.created The first nuclear two are wea-being by Comdr. Quentin C. Cromme- The odds are 13 to 1 in favorof
Field tests of a recently modi- hn, made an eight-week shake pilots at speeds below 400
to 50 with other rat
vancement. Up points intergrated
fied trail ration revealed that down to Gitmo Bay, with VF-171, miles an hour as a general rule,
may be scored on marks taken ings, and the first tests for nuclear -
traveling in cold weather inducesa VA-172 and VA175.BY the report states. The 400 fig-
from Enlisted Performance will not be
weaponsmen
thirst for lemonade, whichCLASSIFIEf MID-DECEMBER the Air ure is no sharp line of demarcation -
Evaluation Sheet. ready before February, 1958.
Group returned to NAS Jax fora but merely a pivotal
Other multiples with no Third class tests are sched-
well deserved holiday leave speed at which there is a sharp
) change are test score, 80; total uled for August 1. Examination period. change in survival odds.
active service, 20; service in for advancement to second
During the last two weeks in
pay grade, 20; and awards, 10. class will be given August
For Rent March the Air Forces Staff for two-
Group was again College a
However, tests must be passedfor 6, and the first class quizzes
1Bdrm. Furnished House. 5934 deployed on the FDR with VF. day cruise and similar air demonstrations -
advancement in rate, re- i August 8.
So. Firestone. $75 mth. Mrs. 171,. VF-173, VA-175, VF-22 anda were given for them.
:: --- ---- ------- --
Wheat, EV 97504. detachment from VAW12.It UN ArJUI4 15, uvu-17 gave an

Navy wife,' no children, wants FireballAll was during this cruise that air demonstration for the National -

same to share home while husband set to play the fairy godmother CVG-17 received a "Well done" Security Council guests of the

deployed. Contact W. in W Wembley's Panto. from President Eisenhower for FDR, showing the latest tech
Dough, A02, VF-22. Ext. 701. mime "Cinderella On Ice" is r an air demonstration given for niques in special weapons and

For Sale raven-haired, 20-year-old British him while he was enroute to guided missile warfare.On .
skater Michele Andrews.
3Bdrm. House, l\ baths. Mr. Michele Is known as the "Fire.b Bermuda aboard the USS Canberra May 5, another air demon-
Sobol EV 98023. G. L Fi 11 Of the Ice." She is famed (CAG-2)). On returning to stration was given aboard the

nanced. for the sing the puts into her Norfolk, Va., the ship picked up FDR for member of the Joint

3Bdrm. House, kitchen equip. ice dancing. 225 members. of the Armed Civilian Orientation Conference.

Ortega Farms. McAlister, Ext. Detachments from VF-171 and

._ 8598 or EV 81695. VF-173 then accompanied the

3Bdrm. House, 2 baths. Low Federal carrier to Miami, where they

equity, avail. July 15. Mitchell, ued from Pare 1) participated in the Wide, Wide

7318 Ortega Hills Dr. EV 8- 21 and that the amount is expected World television show in saluteto

5696. to rise when late contributions the Armed Forces.

are received.
MiscellaneousRide
: ,
YON A FURTHER BREAKDOWN of I AMMU'to PuuI.AD .
wanted from River Blvd., Ar&A (
Orange Park, to NAS to arrive .na Navy civilian-military contribu N oMerENTa IPIIID
tions shows that of the $7,895.44
0930. Ext. 8412, Cook. 1 RR
collected aboard NAS Jax, $3,000was PI ,
Ride wanted to Norfolk, Va., or rs da
designated for Cancer; $1,015 A NA
will drive own car. Leave June w Ib PAt
for Arthritis-Rheumatism; $1,146for
:5 or 6. Call EV 8-8292. ,, C ONE 3ro
Muscular Dystrophy; $1,465; 5 1 f CERE
Rider wanted. Navy wife drivingto Crippled Children, Adults; and OR tE
Calif would like company of $1,078 for Cerebral Palsy. N Ip

one other. Leaving June 3. Call aYro Cecil Field's breakdown in con- APO LT

Staats, EV 88292. tributions reads thusly: Cancer, A oa v 1

Ride wanted. From Green Cove $690; Arthritis, $606; Muscular
Springs to NAS. Hours 0730- Dystrophy, $257; Crippled Chil- (Answer To Puzzle)

Ellis Ext. 282 Green dren Adults $308 and Cerebral
1600. or ;
Cove 3798. y gjyS Palsy, $265. Sugg Top AO Student

3-bdrm. house, 2 baths, screen M Of Mayport's amount $101 wentto Merritt Sugg, AOC, was the

porch, closed-in garage. Near Cancer; $42 to Muscular Dystrophy honor student of last week's grad.

' school and shopping. Only 1% 1B?} ; $34 to Crippled Children uating class at Aviation Ord-

yrs. old. Oak Hill section. Dar- Adults; $22 to Cerebral nancemen's School Class B at

dar, ext. 224. orh Palsy; and $18 to Arthritis. NATTCenter.rioi' .