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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: August 8, 1957
Frequency: weekly
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
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I Personnel Of NAS lax Commands Answer Call For Blood I ,Ii f fAt

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press time yesterday, commands at Green Cove the past few months to mili account was overdrawn. least 140 would. i

military and ''civilian person.. Springs, NATTCenter, Fleet tary personnel of the Jax Navy TODAY, PART of the deficitno Generally, there is no dearthof

nel of NAS Jax commands began Air Jacksonville and Cecil area, to their dependents, to doubt has been paid back. volunteers, because everyone
answering 'an appeal by Field will be asked to donate civilian employees or to their realizes how important it '
The Bloodmobile stationedat .
the Station's Medical Officer blood, not only to fill the def- dependents.All was is that the Navy account be
to donate "0"" type blood to icit but to build up a reserve are eligible to draw on Ward A of the Dispensaryfrom maintained 'in adequate

help meet a deficit in the Navy that often means the differ the Navy account at the Jack 0800 until noon Monday. amount to meet the need

account at the Jacksonville ence between life and death. sonville Blood Bank. But since It'could take as many as 35 when illness or accident makes

Blood Bank. 287 pints of whole blood have those 287 vital pints of blood donors every hour if they blood transfusions imperative.

IN TURN, personnel of Navy been given on credit during had never been donated, the showed up. It was hoped at (Please turn to Pare 8, Col. 3)Give )

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Calling HelpIt
VOL-15 No. 18 U. S. N. A. S. Jacksonville, Fla 8 August 1957

is highly important to
Reserve Officer Pay Hike For correct and sufficient information give

when calling the NAS Dis-

School Resumes ClassifiedStill service.pensary for emergency ambulance


Several recent calk: for thi
Classes Sept. 9 PossibleA service have been unduly delayedfor

The Naval Reserve Officers' pay raise this year for classified !- lack of proper Information
government employees is Dispensary officials suggest the
School, Jacksonville, begins its
still possible, though not probable following steps be taken in time
second term, Sept. 9, accordingto *
director, Comdr. George 1)Z : .of an emergency:
Purdy. Rt : While Congress is expected to 1. Call Medical Department

Classes are scheduled to be e enact such legislation before it Emergency, extension 415. Do not

held Mondays from 1930 to 2130at adjourns for the summer, three hang up until all information hoi
obstacles be hurdled before been given.
The Bolles School, 7400 San must
Jose Boulevard. the cash is in the pocket. 2. Give complete and accurad-

Courses offered for the semester These are the almost certain (Please turn to Page 8, Col. 1)
veto of the President to raise
include; Naval Aviation, pay
Military Justice, Administrationof legislation in its present form,

Education and Training, Public the prolonged civil rights battle, VAP-62 Returns
and the failure of Congress thus
Relations
Naval ElectronicsII
and Strategy and Tactics, Part far to increase postal. rates gen To Jax Scene
I. erally conceded as necessary to
any Civil Service pay increases. Heavy duty photographic
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For further details, contact
Comdr. A. E. Schmidt, at Naval MEET "SUNSHINE" "Sunshine," flying alligator mascot Meanwhile, a majority of the squadron VAP-62, commissioned -
House Post Office and Civil Serv- here April 10, 1952, and
and Marine Corps Reserve Train.. from Patrol Squadron 741 of Jacksonville Naval Air Reserve
Training Unit, is photographed before departing for Brunswick, ice Committee members have moved to NAS Sanford and
ing Center, 1453 Morse St., City, Me. and points north. VP-741 is presently] completing its two asked the House Rules Committee later to NAS Norfolk, will be
phone FL 9.1661.House weeks annual training duty at NAS Brunswick. It is reported that to okay the flat 11 back on home base a week
> "Sunshine" received his broken port wing (lower right) in aerial: percent
combat with an eagle. classified employee pay raise bill from today.
Unit Votes for House action, with the result The squadron is now flying
they have been assured a hearing AJ3 Savages, but is expectedto \
New Items ReportedFor will be held. switch to the heavier ..A3Daircraft
Funds For AreaConstruction ..
-- most powerful planeof
its size flown today. Seven
Navy Record Wins cameras are operated independently

Navy ExchangesLocal 7th Honor by remote control
The Jax Navy area has received Safely while} the plane is in action, or

a total $7,322,000 for con. Navy Exchanges are reported "very encouraged" by a The Navy has received, for the simulatneously if the situation
struction during the current -fiscal report quoted in the current Navy Times to the effect that car seventh time, the National Safety demands it. Radar is used extensively

year, approved this week by batteries, certain pieces of baby furniture and various items of chil- Council's Award of Honor for in their operation.The .
the House Appropriations Com dren's clothing have been cleared for sale in the military exchange accident prevention.The squadron will use the
mittee. system. new photographic laboratorythat
council's Award of Merit
NAS Jax gets $152,000, $39,000of Spokesman from the NAS Jax also was presented to the Navy has been under construc-
coats, with or without pink
carnations -
tion the Station for
which is expected to be used on sometime
Exchange said that as soon as official will be stocked. And, definitely -, magazine "Safety Review" for .
for tactical air facility
a navigation the seventh time.
electronic equipmentwhich information was received there will be no credit Comdr Henry Drum is com
extended to patrons of the ex The Navy won the award for a
supplements ground con from the Navy Ship's Store Officein manding officer of VAP-G2.
reduction over previous of
trol approach for landing planes Brooklyn, N. Y., "all these changes. 5.1 percent in the 1956 years averageof The crew includes 300 officers
under instrument conditions. The items will be offered to our Three additional new items- six different accident rates. and enlisted men.GAVEL .
remainder will be used for con patrons." He expressed hope for portable typewriters, maternity
.
struction so far undisclosed. an early advisement i{ matter dresses and electric blanketsand j
been
NAS Cecil Field will receive by which, he said, "has kicked price changes in 13 more S '
*
far the largest amount, with $5- around for quite some time." were approved by the committee ,r ,

249,000 providing a 12,500-foot HOWEVER, IN a decision laid which based ,its decisions strictlyto

runway and an optical landing down by the Special Subcommittee the standard of "necessity and RW : .J
system for training carrier pilotsat on Military Exchanges, which convenience." Sport coats were ,
Whitehouse Field, located has been accepted without changeby rejected because they do not

about eight miles north of the the full Armed Services Com meet this standard, the' report : .. 1

(Please turn to Page 8, Col. 2)) mittee, no tires and no sport (Please turn to Page 8, Col. 4)) .' .



I I Does Navy Have Stranglehold On Fur-Lined Gavel? I I 1T2 : .


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The coveted fur-lined gavel while Major Lou Sartor of Jax Humor." .
,
still remained in the hands of Navy Officers came into posses Other contestants in Saturday's ,' yWVk4 .

the Navy after Ltjg( ) Gene sion of the gavel in September, contest were Sgt. Don Muller, of -" ."
Guazzo of Jax Officers 1956. .
Navy 7 defending title- .
Mar-Nav-Easy ,.,'.
Toastmasters walked off with GUAZZO, speaking on '"The. holder, whose topic was "Effectof

top honors in the area speak- New Education" won the unanimous TV on Sports"; and Lt. Bill J -

off contest held Saturday at vote of six judges from Zobel, of NAS Cecil Field Toast. r 1li
the Mayflower Hotel's} Sky >
masters "What MakesA
speaking
Room. area Toastmasters clubs and on j ':.../>j', :: ..'tR1.:
Good City." ; .f. :; ':< ,,,}..iii:' :;m::::.
bested four other contestants. '<": ,
The fur-lined gavel, emblematic : 1 t t q j;
Contestants did not receive :: .
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was ; : r" '
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of supremacy in Toastmas Finishing second Dick 'Rep. their topic until 1300 Saturday ,.w.__"_,, .w'm"'HN";: .. ..._1'.VYr; ". "" ,..
ters' circles in the Jacksonvillearea per of Southern Bell Telephone
Other area clubs, including TO TOASTMASTER "Here it is, the fur-lintJ
has now been captured by a Toastmasters, who spoke on "The Downtown State Farm and Tallahassee ravel," say M/Sgt. Bob "Swede" Larson (left) Area Governor as
Navy-affiliated unit for the third 13th Month of the Year"; whilein he presents the coveted award to LtJg( ) Gene Guauo, a memberof
did not compete. the Jax Nary Officers Toastmasters. Guano, of VW-4, betted
straight time. Sgt. Don Muller of third place was Ray Forrest, of
,I CHAMPION Toastmaster Guaz- four other area' contestants la the Toastmaster Speak-Off held
Mar-Nav Easy 7 (Enlisted) Toast. Navy Jax ,Civilian Toastmasters,
last Saturday. The fur-lined gavel" a cherished award e iabtl*h4
masters won the award in, March, whose topic was "The.,,Nature' of / (Please rum 3 t..?a't.l, c.,. rn in 1354! spar competition_ between lot*! Totstmastvn' Clnto




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I Pa\1o' 2 JAX AIR NEWS .1 8 August 1957 _


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J1IX S 'Road Runners' SquadronIs


,. One Of Fleet's Finest .j

Published I every Thursday! for Navy and Marine activities at Naval Air .
Station Jacksonville, Florida.
HAS, Jaeks..vlli exercises. Twelve of
Comdr. Robert II. Smith .......... .._ ...................._ Commanding Officer Keep your eyes on the bombing Friday, August 9
Comdr. 1. II. Williamson _.._............... ...................................... Executive: Officer "Road Runners" of Attack the 17 pilots were awarded Mainside Decision

Rear Adm. Wendell O. Swllzrrl_Air Jaeks.avltl. ......_MMM... Commander Squadron 36. "E's." Time (drama) with Jack Against Hawk.
Capt. S. S. Searcy, Jr .- ,- Chief ol Staff A look at recent accomplishments Upon its return to Cecil ins and Elizabeth Sellers.
Air Wl.f Elererapt. and Field, extensive navigationaland
Papt. Sidney I S Lawrencefleet ..... Commander during training NATTCenter Fuzzy
Comdr. T. S. t.wrence Chief of Staff competitive exercises already instrument training beganas Nitegown (drama) Pink

Charles L. Moore Naval Jr. Air_ Technical Training C.eterCommandlnlfOtncer justifies its claims as one of the squadron commenced Russell and Ralph Meeker with Jane

Comdr Wilfred Eo Fleshman Executive: Officer the finest qualified squadronsof work on Special Weapons
Naval Hospital fleet. With fis- qualifications. Transition to Hospital Apache Warrior.
the fighting
Capt. Benjamin N. Ahl Commanding Officer (western drama
Capt Marcy Shupp ___ .M. Executive: : Officer cal '58 underway, the "Road the F9F-8 was accomplished ) with Keith Lar
and Jim
son
Capt. Norman O. Anderson NARTU Conimandlnic OfficerComdr Runners" are determined to be in December 1956. Out to sur- Davis.Saturday .

William E. Hardy Executive: Officer the "finest, most effective and pass every other outfit in the August 10

The JAX AIR NEWS li published nt the U. S. Naval Air Station. accurate jet attack squadron in business, VA-36 held competitive Mainside Pick Up Alley
Jacksonville\ Florida and printed commercially with appropriated fund exercises in April 1957 (story of dope) with Victor
the United States Navy. Ma.
at no expense to the government and In compliance with NAVKXOS P-35. Rev.
Nov. 1915. Copies are distributed free of charge at the Naval Air Station, .the AT THE END OF the 12- and eight more "E's" were ture and Anita Ekberg
Naval Air Technical Training Center, Naval Air Rekerve raining Unit, ana the NATTCenter
U. & Naval Hospital. month period of fiscal 1957, added to the Scoreboard. The Decis I on

Service Information Officer_..................Lcdr. J. F. Klrklljhter Jr. the record book indicates that squadron next was awarded a Against Time.

Managing Editor Andrew 11. Planey VA-36 had flown more hours : 93.6 "Excellent" with several Hospital Fuzzy Pink Nile-
Assistant Editor Cordon Robbie; Staff Reporters Kay Button; Jack: .
Holmes, Pill; Lynn Weldman, J03; John Inbell. JOSH; lien Sylar, SN; than any other jet attack departments rated "Outstand- gown.
Itiyllls Fletcher; Staff Photographer Tom Humphrees, AN.The squadron in either the' Atlan- ing" at a admin. material in- Sunday, August 11
JAX AIR NEWS Is a member of the Armed Forces Press Service
AFPS material appearing In this publication may not be reprinted without tic or Pacific fleets. A total of spection. Mainside Shepherd of The
i the written permission of Armed Forces Press ervlce. Republlcatlon of other
matter, except by service publications, Is prohibited without permission of 6,361 hours had been logged EVEN THOUGH a scheduled Hills (color drama) with John

Editor
8346, 216 or 81G4.New cumulated 41 Individual "E's"in May 1957 had to be canceleddue NATTCenter Pick Up Alley

this period.In to fiscal cuts, the "Road- Hospital Decision Against

Veterans Benefit Act April 1956 when the runners" set out to accomplishwhat Time.

squadron returned to NAS they could in the Jax Monday, August 12

Cecil Field, where the unit is area and two more competitive Mainside Cinderella (color

now based, the high morale exercises were completed animated story) also Story of

Becomes Law January 1 developed on a recent cruise On July 17, the squadron, Anyburg, U. S. A.

was reflected in the fact that remembered as the first jet NATTCenter Shepherd of

On June 17, President Eisenhower signed Into law the Veterans 12 of the 24 pilots requestedthat squadron in the Navy to night The hills

Benefit Act of 1957, popularly known as FL56. It becomes effective they be retained in the qualify using the mirror landing Hospital Pick Up Alley.

January 1, 1958. squadron. Four of these were system, flew aboard the Tuesday, August 13

reserves at the time and all USS Saratoga for initial day Mainside Hidden Guns (drama -
Prirryuy purpose of the Act is
to consolidate and make more I tion. have since applied for and re- qualifications. Twenty pilots ) with Bruce Bennett and

uniform the many veterans laws Under this new Act, a person ceived commissions in the Reg- qualified with a total of 171 Richard Arlen.NATTCenter.
ular Navy. Comdr. Menardwas landings without so much as Cinderella
retired would
administered by the Veterans for disability ap-
skipper at the time.FAMILIARIZATION one blown tire. Also, Story of Anyburg, U. S. A.
Administration, some of which
parently be eligible for Hospital,
of With more Hospital
date back nearly 100 new four competitive Shepherd of The
years.
Domiciliary and Out-Paticnt care pilots was completed by Au- exercises remaining and the Hills.

MANY OF these Laws are restated on the same basis as a person discharged gust 1956 when the squadron current training cycle only six Wednesday, August 14

PL56., amended or repealed by for disability incurredin deployed to Guantanamo Bay months old, VA-36 is a good Mainside Daniel Boone

line of duty. for extensive dive bombing bet to break all competitive Trail Blazer (color outdoor drama

Some main features of the new training. During this periodthe records for jet attack squad- ) with Bruce Bennett and Lon
Main thing to remember about
Law include: "Road Runners" flew rons. "We intend to do just Chaney, Jr.NATTCenter.
PL56 is that it will not presentany
1. Establishment of a uniform 1,071 accident-free hours, 196 that," declared Comdr. Hugh Hidden Guns
drastic changes in benefits.It .
requirement that, for a widow's has effect Insurance hours at night and was the Garvey, the new skipper who Hospital Cinderella. Also;

compensation benefit, she must Rehabilitation no on first jet squadron in the Navyto took over from Comdr. Thad Story of Anyburg, U. S. A

have (a) married the veteran Loans. Housing or Business hold competitive night dive Coleman July 26. < t

within ten years after his service,

or (b) at least ten years before ... W. Flight Training To

his death. r:; ---:-:::::::
For IIS GradsPlans
-;- Open
However, a savings clause f'I,. ---
pro I *'J/\WH' ,, I II ,
tects widows who, as to date of 5' 4 under study at the pent -

marriage, do not meet either of lQl1t,1': \ e;:__:_: ? __ .. by BuPers call for setting! up
these
requirements but who were -50.
'7------: : a special flight training programfor
qualified to be, or were on VA t .. '., All Saint's a limited number of qualified

compensation rolls before Jan. 1, !l ," ." Chapel high school graduates.The .
1958. "', aPLANE Sunday, August 11
:' 0930 Sunday School, three- new flight training pro.

service-connected THIS LAW has no bearing on. year-olds through adults, Bldg. gram, scheduled to 'be launched

deaths occurring 722. Service of Divine Worship soon will enable about 300 hIgh>
,
on or after Jan. 1 1957.
,
Chaplain Osman. school students each year to be
2. A widow's remarriage .
per- ; 1100 Service of Divine trained as NavCads.
Worship
manently ends her eligibility for ,., '" '. Chaplain Bartlett. Under existing provisions of
VA benefits The savings clause t

protects remarried widows on VA "' ._..... ... .. 1900 United Fellowship of the NavCad have program, candidates of
Protestants must at least two years
Bldg. 804.
rolls as of Jan. 11958.; ON STILTS Radar stilts to land a plane automatically college, or the service-accepted
3. Provides that retirement in any weather were predicted recently by Lee Ohlinger, Monday, August 12
from the military, naval and air an atomic scientist, In an address at a scientific meeting in Chicago. 1930 Singspiration-Bldg. 722 equivalent.
The above model shows how the beams would focus down on the High school graduates will be
service shall be considered dis-
a ground to measure the distance of the plane above ground and, Tuesday, August 13 required to all phases of
charge or release from such service through an electronic computer, adjust controls for a proper 1900 Teen-Age Fellowship. pass before -
I for the purpose of all Laws. landing. Bldg. 722. their initial recruit training
administered being assigned to flight
the
by VA.
the following points: Thursday, August 15
training under the new provi
Insofar as most Laws are con- NRA Conference 1915
The NRA All Saint'sChapel
considers unjustifiedand re- sions.
cerned this is
only a restatement hearsal All
unrealistic Saint's.St. .
e
of existing laws on that subject. any proposalsthat

But, in the fields of Hospitalization Awarded To would deny to Naval and Edward's Chapel President Franklin D. Roosevelt

Domiciliary and medical Marine Corps reserve aviators Schedule of Masses died April 12, 1945, at Warm
; the right of participating in ready Springs, Ga.Juice .
benefits, retirement is not Palm Beach Fla. I reserve units of the Sunday, August 11
equated with discharge for the i ; their Navy becauseof 0800, 0900, 1000 St. Edward's

purpose of granting these bene- Attended by national officers, airlines. employment by civilian Chapel. Seen In EM'

fits.IN the summer meeting of the Executive I Daily
SOME instances, retired Committee of the Naval officer Recommended information on 1200 Tuesday through Friday Rations PayA
reporting for active
personnel must predicate their Reserve Association held in duty .

eligibility on a somewhat differ- Washington, D. C., discussed for training be furnished to his I 0800 St. Edward's, Saturdays. nickel a day to keep the

ent basis than that applicable to matters of Association policy and commanding officer sufficiently Baptisms high cost tof living away is the

other veterans.A the annual conference to be held in advance to permit'setting up a Sundays after 1000 Mass. forecast quoted by Navy Timesof

specific provision equates re- in Palm Beach, Fla., December his proper training program prior to St. Luke's an increase in the commuted
arrival.
tired war veterans with other: 6-7, 1957 Chapel ration rate for enlisted
Naval
.
I Hospital
war veterans but only for hospitalization
personnelNavy
The Naval Reserve Committeeof M/Sgt. James M. Fox 0630 Catholic Mass.
and domiciliary 61yearold
care. Times quoting unnamed
the Association discussed cur- 0930 Service of was
veteran
Out-patient treatment can only of the Mexican border Divine Worship
rent problems of interest to the Chaplain Defense Department
be campaign, was in Bryant.
accorded to such retired sworn for
per- Navy and to the Naval Reserve. another Army hitch I officials as saying the increase
sonnel when they have elected to recently. then
The Marine if approved will raise
Several representatives of the Barrack at Quan- ,
receive VA disability Officer giving the oath to the tico the
compensa- Navy Department attended the Va., was established i commuted ration rate from)
The meeting six of them old-timer was Fox's son, Maj 1917.n present $1 per day to $1.05, effective -
,
landing gear system of an comprisingthe James H. Fox. Next
the .
day, ser commuted
Sept. 1. The
Air Force guest speaker
jet bomber contains roster. geant pinned silver oak
leaves o George ration annually in
is set
) rate
enough rubber to manufacture i Among resolutions introducedand his son's shoulders Washington was inaug
signifying De
urated as President August by the Defense
100 automobile tires. of the United
passed at the meeting were promotion to lieutenant colonel.
States
on April 30, 1789. partment.I ..






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I Emergency DD Form Should Filled Out Correctly :11 i is


"All hands" will soon be required portant form executed by any amount to several thousand t
.
'I to complete a new record officer or enlisted man relatingto dollars, consequently the im- ,

survivor benefits.It portance of keeping the form t
of
data form
SALTY HUMOR FROM emergency
/ is the only place providingfor current and up-to-date is obvious -
a'
(DD Form 93.1) according to I
,
HERE AND THERE the designation of a bene- .

DuPcrs Notice 1085. ficiary for the death gratuityand The forms, which will be

Girl's Father: "Do you think The new form is the official unpaid pay and allowances.In filled out in duplicate, will be f

you can support my daughter on record of emergency data for view of the fact that kept in the individual's serv-

forty dollars a week?" purposes of..casualty notifica- should a member of the Armed ice record and on file by Chiefof

Sailor:' "I'm willing to try, sit tion of next of kin and more Forces become "missing," his 'Naval Personnel in Wash- : "

-if that's the best you can do. importantly it is the most im- unpaid pay and allowance may ington. :"
S e e I

A young girl landed in a hos- t.:. : --- .'. With TheToastmasteis
;
pital after a car accident and was r- 'Minitrack' Men

visited by a girl friend. \

-It's odd," the friend said, "that Ii i: i,2 UndergQ Navy Those Toastmasters who were

automobile crashes are so much
on hand at last Saturday's area
more frequent than train acci
dents." Lab Training Speak-Off at the MayflowerHotel
r+
are singing the praises of a
Patient "That's be- I
: probably
genuinely successful event. "Oneof
cause-the engineer doesn't try to Twenty-four men who will op
the best inter-club meetingswe
kiss the fireman when he's erate "Minitrack. radio receiving
have had so far," seemed to
rounding a bend." stations to trace the path of a
scientific be the concensus. Some 70 peo-
projected Navy-launched
S S ,. .
ple were on hand.
under train-
earth satellite
"How far is it to the next serv- : are
ing at the Naval Research Laboratory The planning committee I
ice station asked the motorist.
Washington, D. C. worked hard (and furious, we
"Well it's about two miles the
The Minitrack trainees will Include might add) to put the entire pro-

way the crow flies I Army men, engineers from gram in shape in a hurry. Those
"That's fine. But how far is it n'f
various committees
the Naval Laboratory, the Naval serving on
if the crow has to walk and rolla
I Electronics Laboratory at San learned that there is more to being
flat tire?
Cal. the Serv- a Toastmaster than speaking.
Diego, Army Map
S e ,, ,,'""
: ;(.' 1"" 1. A lot of detailed planning is
+ '
;;:W., : '"' ;" : ice, and scientists from Australia,
.
Little Jimmy's father found tt 1'x : >, Cuba, Eucador, Chile and Peru.A r necessary for an event such as
him in the barn shaking his pet "" "
1d' -.-. series of five-week
courses
rabbit and saying, "Five and 1M ih "" : this.Each
: : : : has been scheduled, with Naval] club's representative per-
five. How much are five and ; ,
Ef:; ; formed most creditably, with the
; ,,, .d ttf}(i. Research Laboratory engineers as
five? "",, : ,' ,Ar 'i '; : voting very, very close. Each
instructors.The .
The surprised father finally .. ,. .:.."",:f ;;,\::: ..: ._ j"<....: v: ,,: ..;.w.,,:: Minitrack system, whichwas club can be very proud of their

interrupted the proceeding: RETIRES AFTER 28; With officers and fellow .chiefs doing the Naval Re- banner bearers, who proved their
"What is the meaning of all the sideboy honors Paul Maddry, PNAC, of the Military Personnel developed by mettle under fire.
this Office at NATTCenter, gives a departing salute as he was released search Lab, has been specially
Jimmy
to Inactive duty late last week after completing 28 years adapted to follow an earth sa.tellite' Heading the "strategy board1'for
"Oh, said Jimmy. 'Teacher active service. last Saturday's event was
orbit in the upper atmosphere -
told us that rabbits multipy fast Area
Robert "Swede" Larson,
Data will be gained by
but this fellow can't even add." Governor, and a member of Mar-
VP-18 VA-172 Fcrsron Six
Report comparing length of radio beams
S e Club. all
between satellite transmittersand Nav-Easy 7 Tying up

Famous Last Words Joke for Minitrack antennae spaced the loose) ends as program chair-

Today: Two men are walking Scouting SquadronsVP18 around the world. man was Roy Suberly, also a

down the street when they sec Within minutes after stations Mar-Nav-Easy 7 member. Presi-

two women coming toward them dents and vice-presidents of all
I receive signals from the satellite,
.
about halfway down the block. area clubs comprised the remain-
I a Vanguard control center at the
Fasron Six
One grabs the other and pulls On July 31, the officers and. laboratory will have the data for ing board, all of who cooperatedto
of held their The officers of Fasron 6 had a make the meeting a success.
him into an alley, saying: "Quick, men VP-18 "Squadron feeding into a Vanguard computing
let's get out of sight. Here comes Beer Muster and Hamburger- party on the occasion of Lcdr A. center in Washington. The next area speak-off con-

my wife and the girl I've been Hotdog Bake." Starting at 1200, K. Skonberg's retirement from test will probably be held in

running around with. it was an all day affair. the Navy after 28 years of service EM November, with the definite date
Whereupon his friend said: The Squadron chefs, M. C. I Navy 'Jackets'Get to be announced later. It was also

"That's funny, I was just goingto Hays, D. L. Hauser, W. J. Mc- revealed that four such contests

say the same thing" Garry and W. F. Kennedy, stated Lcdr. Skonbcrg was the main housecleaning will be held each year, one of

S e e that they barbecued 110 poundsof tenance officer and his retirementwill BuPcrs is engaged in a gigantic them including the big area con-
.
Minister: "Son, do you think hamburger and 40 pounds of be felt by all who knew housecleaning job. test whereby the winner advances -

you can lead a good Christian life : hot dogs for the hungry partici him. We all wish him success in The bureau's Enlisted Servicesand to the district finals.
'
his new venture as a civilian. S o e
at college on your $90 a month i pants. Records Division began going I

Student: "Sir, I'm afraid that's I The purpose was a general get. In the past two weeks, Fasron through its files some months ago Navy Civilian Toastmasters enjoyed -

all I can do." : together of the whole squadron.It 6 ranks have been bolstered by in an effort to save space and a week off, canceling their

S e e .I was, held outside the Blue the addition of five men. Ltjg( ) improve enlisted men's records usual Tuesday night gathering

The window of a store which jackets' Inn. Frank Heggood came to NAS Jax jackets."As after a busy week last week. The

went bankrupt after only a few I e e from VU-10, Guantanamo Bay a result," the Navy Man next meeting will be a dinner

weeks of business carried the following VA-172 Jackie Corman, AA, H. C. Con- agement Office reported, "7.5 meeting Tuesday August 13, with

sign. This week saw VA-172 Detach. ley, AA, and Terrill Scoggins, million useless and nondocumentary the place to be decided. Mem-

"Opened by mistake. ment 38 return from Guantanamo AN, arrived from sea duty aboard papers have been authorizedfor bers will be contacted later this

I II I Bay, Cuba., where they conducted the USS Intrepid (CVA-11)). destruction and removed from week.

carrier qualifications aboard Amos Sadler, AN, reported Enlisted Service jackets duringthe 4. ,

Federal ElIrployee8'Ileaction the USS Tarawa (CVS-40) to be- aboard from Fitron 81. past six months." (AFPS)

SoughtFor come the first jet squadron to op- USO Slates

erate from the straight deck of PUZZLE' '
'Promo' Plan CROSSWORD
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years. Many Parties
Ac"o) I J .t., ;---r I N MSacr.d
The reaction of Federal em- Led by Comdr. Bob Robison, '!- IlD&CtArm .

ployee groups and government commanding officer, the "Blue ''-- 1DeaI ,()...#?! ..aJump H M The Jacksonville USO will hold

agencies to a new plan for improving Bolts" made a total of 91 landingsto oJIl-lrlnlt b"YU-I- w 'l'i'iaJ..ery / '. ., several special parties during the
the government's pro- qualify the nine pilots. .: i-i- //
II-Paddle r CI coming week beginning with
an
the U 'lIt
motion system is sought by As a result of this two-week Is-strict .f Y'.hI

Civil Service Commission.The operation, the following officers iri spn.r a canaea 1& :IJ WMe" orchestra dance tomorrow nightat
I C of' ,.1 the new quarters at 331 W.
would establish and laU "
plan
have now been qualified in both
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a Forsyth street.
definite criteria for agencies to the mirror approach to the canted flea mammal / / .

use in making promotions, with deck and the paddles approach to t-Come 24-A reran: .. : N u On Tuesday, Aug. 13, there will

emphasis on more competitive the straight deck in the F2H-2 'U-Indln".ra.t. '' ,. :: w ,s be a "birthday party" for anyone

procedures based on merit Banshee: Lt. W. E. Grimes; Lt. roa4..)'I JJ ,. whose birthday falls on that date.
The agencies would tl-8UII .04 r" This party is to all other,
factors. R. E. Woodbury; Lt. T. V. Caulk- It-Ealat open

make selections from as many ins; Lt. H. L. Turk; Ltjg( ) F. J. 1I-M al-Iko.+prlnsHebreweltet ; too.On

employees as possible who Hill; Ltjg( ) G. W. Harare, and : & "s v/ r- .. Thursday, there will be a

qualified for the job. Ltjg) B. V. Wheat. 15-a-'l.34-Tranaw. IlAI'tkUI'lion. : q .l V/y1 IN1Ci1 square dance and on Monday,

Determining factors for pro- For Lt P. J. Mulloy, this was ,eartb G"aiti Aug. 19, an orchestra dance. All

motion would be seniority, the first time aboard a carrier I n-ltInr In EuroM Sf f. 1 1st of these special activities will begin *

past performance, initiative, Off for a week at the NAMTD 21-1f.tl--.ve"l"td II'IltdO body __..--. at 2000.

educational background and A4D Trainer at Cecil Field are /l-1 f/Mm.Iclure taklnt Nww The new quarters will be formally -

current scholastic activities. Lcdr. F. A. For, Ltjg) J. D. Mc- 41 _:' t-3-3fansr.'t..r pc..r, teclll"nJllnC'tl II-It..m.. I" .1-Nere wearisome opened early this fall.
also -
Written examinations Kinney, Ltjg( ) C. R. Mohr, En- 47-Wine cupJoy t /-IMnnRv Mwwer harm !--Oltltan of ao.eUSword -- + .
would be used wherever pos- T ) .>ll r. -'\ W-Wall !pesntlnr J*-PenpnlnlwrM The Pastor announced one Sun-
and S.
M.
sign D. Wight; Ensign "'--"" n4 forth I-I'rnnou. V II-F.zhtpIArvlved
sible, with wider publicity P. Waleszczak. II-lAir __ -Dine .?. |11 11R"KUect, 4 -Rlrlp of cloth day that the collections were not
-n '1-lllItlllanol.r'Z!Weahen
42
Uncouth
given to promotion opportunities. U-HochlUh IS-Art 1_K: I (pl.) tt-Flower
Note in vital statistics columnof "- vlecW I rtRmmeteMusic ISTranstreasloDOWN : .. "We have tried,'* he said. "t Promotions would be post- small Arkansas weekly: Due material II-rr.4kked wrllUaO raise the in the usual
a PoaeoealY money
Service J- Il-4lrallt; '1'1.) M-Rxalted -Man'aMlcknama'
Civil
audited by the to the shortage of paper a num- lwnun' II-IIIfUN_ .t 14-Identical. manner. We have made an honest

Commission to check whether ber of births will be postponeduntil effort. Now we are going to hold

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1.):1 Aviation Electrician's School Here


k Is Abreast Of Modern AircraftNaval


aviation is abreast of today's development of
of a 33-week duration, is divided
I".: larger and faster jet planes. That being: the case, more into four phases. These are;

power is necessary, so electrical systems of greater capacity mathematics, algebra, DC theory
) are replacing those currently used. and magnetism; AC theory, trig-
THESE COMPLEX electrical
trical principles, and sound en- onomentry, physics, and network
systems require highly trained gineering practice and system design analysis; electronics and electronic i
aviation electrician's mates well
These enable the advanced application, and servo me-
versed in electrical theory and
electrician's mate to analyze pres- chanisms; gyroscope, compasses,
checked out for
thoroughly ent and future equipment, and to equipment and system analysis,
maintenance of very specialized determine if malfunction exist and shop organization.The '
electrical equipment, y *
and to take corrective action re- Aviation Electrician's Mate
To meet these needs for trained quired. Schools were commissioned in

,personnel the Aviation Electri- The Class B School, which is April, 1950.
cian's Mate School at NATTCenter -
has turned out thousands of

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qualified men. 4r jf Bmmmmi *mms***< *-.10*'w\wv\ *m *miw'**" npiiiBi oMnii II MI lp--"n LMluifriMBhafltafca

The Aviation Electrician's Mate RIGHT CONNECTIONS Working: on a Jet engine is William:
AN left) while Alvin Hlckman, AN and
School Class A is designed to Johnson, ( instructor
\ Demond Hatcher, AEC, look on. This is one of the phases of ('lass
provide those selected enlisted room training: that proves most popular with students of Ah;
personnel with the basic know- : School.

ledge and skills of aircraft electrical
and instrument systems. Medicare Has Own Headaches

THE A SCHOOL is divided into

five phases which include AC
New Medical
theory DC theory, trouble shoot- Dependents'

\; ing, aircraft instrument systems!,

and A line change maintenance.of curriculum is C'tj( Care Ruling AnnouncedAfter

presently being phased in to keep

up with the latest changes in j a four-month's trial of the new Medicare Bill, the

i equipment. _, armed services have paid for 45,000 civilian hospital :and i
; Aviation Electrician's Mate doctor bills and dependents have gotten a few headaches fo
( School Class B places emphasis which Defense is now supplying aspirin in the form of c131 ifi-
upon a complete understanding of cation.
the fundamental principles of The most accent deals with -
electricity rather than dexterityin parents and parents-in-law who sion when to stop free civilian

fixing soon-to-be-obsolcte _____ __ _"__m____m care for the wife or child of u
are dependent on members of the
equipment. discharged and what of
TOO MANY LOOSE ENDS A busy place at Aviation Elec- man; part
Armed services but who do not
THE CLASS B school has recently trldan's Mate School is the electronic work bench. Here, makingthe the cost he must pay when he
: adjusted its curriculum to right connections is Louis Silva, AN, (left) while Lonnie live in the same household with enters or leaves the service whi i..'
Wertz, AN, and Vlr McAllster, AEC, instructor, look on. his wife is pregnant.
meet changes in modern and post- them. A new ruling declares thatif

modern equipment. I a serviceman or retired member THE MAJOR tension grippin;
Aircraft science has made this Tales Long-Range Missile of he Office of Dependent Medica:
the armed services pro-
program necessary and so today, ,I Care, however, is the matter o*
the upper level aviation electri- To Play Vital Fleet Role vides or maintains a place of ,free medicines for expectant

cian's mates and Marine Corps II residence for his dependent fa- mothers. If prescribed by the civilian -

equivalents are steeped in basic Talos, the Navy's long-range Ibe i surface-to-air guided missile, willar ther or mother, regardless of its doctor, the government
electrical principles that will en- added to the fleet early next ye: the Navy has announced. location they may receive medi- will pay for the medicines. If he
able them not only to perform The missile is capable of delivering cal care at service facilities. has the drug in stock, he may administer
routine jobs but to tackle intelli- ment of the light cruiser USS it and add it to his bill
a high explosive or nu- Emphasized, however, is the
gently unexpected problems clear warhead to any altitude Galveston when she completes ruling that these dependents do He may write a prescription for
which arise in practice, and oftenat conversion to a guided missile free mil]
from the lowest to the highest not qualify for treatment in civilian filling in the nearest
critical times. cruiser, probably in April of itary dispensary. Or he may pre
that airplanes can fly, and far be- hospitals or by civilian
Stressed are a knowledge of yond the range of human vision, next year. In 1959 the cruisers physicians under the Dependents' scribe the drug, order it from the
mathematics, physics, and elec- according to Navy spokesmen. It Little Rock and Oklahoma City Medical Care Program. drugstore, send the pharmacy

is also effective against surface will also join the fleet armed MEANWIIILE, service wives bill in with his own bill, and then

Westinghouse To and shore targets. with Talos. who become pregnant often findit pay the drugstore.The .

"WE ARE ESPECIALLY proudof difficult to get the free medi- doctor then gets a headache
Develop TorpedoThe Talos," Admiral Arleigh A. Marine Pair Grabs cines to which they are entitled; himself confronted with all the

Westinghouse Electric Cor- Burke, Chief of Naval Operationshas I some dependents go to hospitals extra bookkeeping, and the ex-
poration has been awarded two said. "Talos, in its develop AE School Honors when they ought not to; and too planations on his income tax

contracts totaling approximately ment tests in May 1954, killed a Sgt. Warren McElhaney, of many have failed to understandthe return. He may refuse to do it.
$2,000,000 by the Navy for the drone at 25 miles with' a direct Mobile, Ala., and Pfc. Frederick strict limits on free civiliancare. and no one can make him. But it

development of a new submarine hit. You can be quite sure that Sakurada, of Honolulu, Hawaii, he does, the serviceman may finda
weapons system. there has been considerable im- shared top honors in last week's Such civilian care is only ap- difference of $30 or $40 on hi!

Under terms of the contract be- provement since 1954." graduation at Aviation Electri- proved for wives and children of costs.

tween the Navy Bureau of Ord- Talos follows close on the heelsof cian's Mate School Class A tNATTCen1er. active duty men. Other depend- THE MEDICARE Officer, on

nance and Westinghouse's ord- Terrier, a surface-to-air mis- ents of active duty men, and even the other hand, is swallowing aspirin
nance department at Baltimore, sile in operational use aboard the wives and children of retired as he tries to decide whether -
Md., the company will begin a guided missile cruisers USS Can- Children are natural mimics. men, are eligible for militarycare I he has power to pay the
development program for a high- berra and Boston, and the guided They will act just like their only. druggist direct, and if he doc:
speed torpedo, its fire-control missile destroyer USS Gyatt. parents in spite of every effort to Two other headaches frequently how to keep the extra bookkeeping : -

system, and related components. Boosted by- a solid -propellant- teach them good manners. contracted arc due to indeciLOVELIES from costing as much as the

The torpedo is to be capable of rocket and powered by a ramjet medicines.

destroying submarines as well as engine, Talos is capable of speeds Another situation facing the
surface vessels. "several times the speed of serviceman is that if his wife

sound," according to the Navy. r bears a child before midnight on

A MECHANICAL brain within his discharge date, the govern
GivingBloodEat the weapon, known as the steer- ment pays the delivery cost. If

ing intelligence system guides : one minute after midnight, the
Light Breakfast Talos to the target. When within ( k man pays.Branch.

Before reporting to NAS lethal range, a proximity fuse .
Dispensary to give blood, a detonates the warhead. t s'r

... donor should cat only a light Talos will be the main arma- _f 98 To Hold
breakfast, such as fruit juice, I
An Atlanta, Ga, cop was try- ..w 4tr rli Y, Fish Saturday
dry toast and black coffee. Fry
ing to persuade a would-be sui-
Those who have suffered
cide to crawl back from the win- Fleet Reserve Association.
recent illness who are chron-
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dow ledge. "Think of maw Cove
your Branch
98, of Green
ically anemic, have had jaundice .
or malaria will be rejected. and family," he"pleaded."Haven't Springs" will feature another of
NAS military personnel who any. its popular chicken-fish fries
"Well, think of girlfriend clubhouse -
your Saturday at the Branch
give blood will be excused _
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from the next inspection.
"I hate women""All
Donors from Fleet Air Jacksonville The get-together will be between -
i reporting on "Fleet right, said the policeman TO LOOK AT The five most beautiful girls the hours of 180? and 2200.
Day* Aug. 28, will be given desperately, "Think of Robert E In the world, so designated by judges at this year's Miss Universe Chicken is $1.00 a'.plate and fish
contest, Put their heads together
Lee! They are, from left Maria Rosa is 75
.; en extra day off over the "Who in thunder is he?" Gamin of Cuba; Sonia Hamilton of England; Gladys Zender of cents.
Labor Day holiday. !" Peru, the winner; Teretlnhn Moranfo of Praill and Oertl Daur In addition\ to the food, some
"Jump, rou dirty ynnkec' of German; fine entertainment is planned.



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Reads Like Ambassador's Log t tI


a I
j a' 4S > r When Willie Sutton, now supporting role in 92nd Division mity to the fleet and Invasionareas
S\ steward second class with Air action at Bizcrte, Africa. lie Willie says nothing much
borne Early Warning Squadron volunteered for 15 days duty happened, except that "they triedto
Four, recounts some of ashore assisting corpsmen. bomb us and things like that."

his adventures during his 13 He next went to New Zealand WILLIE CAME to Jacksonville

a years in the Navy, listenersget with the First Marine group and for the first time in 1945 at the
a big laugh out of the then up to Guadalcanal. Later he conclusion of this unusual duty,
casual interweaving of well- volunteered for duty with and decided to take his dischargehere.

known personalities into his ACORN 14, a group apparently lie returned to Philadelphiato
stories on a "we did this to- similar to the Seabees, and participated buy a house where his wife

gether" basis. in the Tarawa action. and two children live today.

While Willie may alter history (All told, Willie participated in In 1947 he rcinlistcd with a rate
slightly so that he, too,
appearson twelve major'battles in World
of TN, and saw duty in Europe
the world's stage, a glance at War II, two in the Atlantic and with the occupation forces aboard
his record surprisingly reveals ten in the Pacific) the USS Manchester. Transferredto
that more fact than fiction is
Sutton received two letters of the Pacific area, he visited
often in his storytelling.
commendation from the Secretary Japan and the Philippines, and
ENLISTING in 1942 he
was of the Navy for working was in Manila when the Korean
aboard the USS Boise when that
b under fire with three other men action began. A trip was made to
ship received citation for itsRELAXING
a to push three U. S. behind Americans
planes China to pick
up some
I
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..m... ._.._._... __ .-.- r ':' "' :: '.:' .,,:,,: ,(" protective barricades during a there and take them to Japan,
EXTRAORDINARY Willie Sutton's catering Japanese air raid on Tarawa. then the ship headed for Pusan,
abilities are well-known both aboard the Station and at other These were the only planes undamaged Korea.
Naval installations. !Many a special party has reflected his adeptness in the raid. "We met President Syngman
at preparing for such events. Here he checks roast
: on a rook- DURING PREVIOUS raids, "
Willie who served
InK at the Senior BOQ, where he works voluntarily each Monday Rhee, says ,
evening. S .5 Willie had always sought shelterin the president when he came
; a disabled tank nearby. Whilehe
---- aboard for some of the American
("gllsl 13-14 was helping move the aircrafta food he loved so much.

Japanese plane scored a direct Willie was right in the thick of

hit on the tank, blowing.', it to things again in Korea, his ship
Dean Hudson Band To Play For pieces. being hit forward by a shore
A sniper put Willie out of action
M battery shell in one engagement.
with a leg wound two weeks lie later returned to the U. S. for
King Hall 0' Club DancesDean later and he was sent to New duty at the Philadelphia Naval
Zealand to recuperate. From this
Hospital where he stayed until
Hudson, the "Moon Over Miami Man," will bring point on, names of importance 1953, "working for Admiral
his famous band to NAS Jax for a crew's dance at King Hall, begin creeping into his stories. Bronson."

Building 5C3, August 13, and a dance at the '0' Club, August "We made pictures together," WILLIE NEXT went aboard
says Willie, referring to the next
11. the USS Randolph and paid a return
few months he spent assigned to
The Hudson aggregation enjoysthe
visit to what
Europe on wa
members. I
Capt. Gene Markey, the film
distinction of having played THE CREW'S Dance August 13 producer, who was filming the apparently a goodwill tour for

more return engagements at more is being sponsored by NATTCcn- Maoris while in New Zealand. the ship.

schools: clubs and service installations ter's AK School. There will be Serving as Markey'g personal Many important visitors were

in the East and South, prizes, refreshments: and inter ''W KlllflIIIU'l' n.--_____ valet, bodyguard, driver, and received aboard, and as Willie

than any other single orchestra. .mission entertainment by the I Willie has party caterer, he was at his best says, "We made up a big Imitation
Arthur Murray Dancers. earned many ribbons in his 13 in the latter role. He gained con cake for King Paul and
AGAIN, A superb attraction is Uniform will be uniform of the years Naval service, including siderable experience from three Queen Frederika of Greece when
added to the Hudson band in the the Purple Heart. Despite keeping -
day or dress slacks and sport Willie findsa years spent at a famous Stone they came aboard at Gibraltar.
: extremely busy,
person of attractive Mary Lou
I shirts with collars. For women, little time for relaxation, too. Mountain resort hotel located When they went to cut it we
Martin, former Miss Massachusetts. uniform of the day, dresses, or near his birthplace, Atlanta, Ga. pulled a string and one hundred

I skirts and blouses. Whifehaf Marine Top RECOMMENDED by Capt. pigeons: flew out. They sure liked
Miss Martin has enjoyed rave i that."
reviews by both critics of the School GraduatesWilford Markey for a position aboard the
AE
music and society worlds. BC-BS Payments Due palatial 250 foot yacht USS On this same trip Willie had

Another feature of the Dean II Blue Cross-Blue Shield group Haley, AEIAN, of Red Southern Seas, Willie found him- an opportunity to visit "Tito's

Hudson Band is the "Show Within I members are reminded that ding, Calif., and Pfc. James Me- self rated as steward, second place," Yugoslavia. He also

The Band." It's a very refreshing monthly payments are due Au- Closkey, Jr., of Wilmington, Del., class, and in charge of 30 men. visited Rome several times and
i gust 1213.Employee. shared top honors in last week's "It was just a big floating was included in a group given
act done all the band
by
graduation at Aviation Electri hotel," says Willie of the yacht, audience by the Pope.

Lodge Meets( cian's Mate School Class A at said to have been presented to One of VW-4's former executive .

7CG District There will be a regular meetingof NATTCenter. the U. S. government by a officers was on board tho
the American Federation of Haley, who entered the servicein wealthy benefactor. "We followed Randolph, and impressed by Wil

CommanderInspects Government Employees, LodgeNo. Nov. 1956 has been ordered to the fleet up into the Invasion lie's ability and personality, told

696, which is to be held in the VF-21, Naval Air Station, Oceana, area, and had Admiral Hal- him about the famed Hurricane

UnitRear Lodge Hall, 220 East Monroe St., Va., while McCloskey, who entered sey, Admiral Nimitz, and other Hunters. Willie's reaction was
at 2000 August 13. the Marines in Aug. 1956 officers aboard from time to assignment to the squadron in

All members are urged to at- has been ordered to the Marine time.. 1954, where he has remained ever
Adm. W. W. Kenner, tend. Corps Air Station, El TorO, Calif. During the yacht's close proxi- since.

USCG, who recently assumed .-------- Currently taking care of the
command of the Seventh Coast I. officer's Willie also
f- ready-room,
Guard District, arrived .at NAS :: serves as flight steward when
Jax last Friday to inspect a
:- special visitors come aboard and
group of Coast Guard Reservists
Y S rw has served some elaborate meals
presently undergoing annual while airborne l in a squadron
summer training.The Constellation.

Reservists are engaged in bit ri < / / er "We fly hurricanes" may never

an extensive Port Security Train be added to Willie's story-telling,
ing program consisting of both but the squadron has done the
classroom Instruction and practical next best thing In appreciationfor

exercises in related subjects his work by dubbing him hon

pertaining to the organizationand brary Lockheed test pilot.

responsibilities of Port Security .

Duty.Antisabotage.
counter espionage Lcdr. Held Reports

harbor entrance patrol,
To NAWS SchoolLcdr.
range and small arms firing, and

fire fighting procedures are buta Robert Held aboard

few aspects of the serious indoctrination .w f 3 9yr NATTCenter July 25 and has
these reservists are S been assigned to the Naval Air

undergoing. Weapons Systems School in the
While in the Jacksonville area, capacity of training officer in
Admiral Kenner visited the office Armanent Control Systems.

of the Captain of the Port, Lcdr. Held reported to the Center

the Office of Marine Inspection, S / ,fr5y from the Postgraduate School,
and made a formal inspection of 4 5 Monterey, Calif.
the Reservists as they passed in _
"'''''110' M
review. WAVES CUT BIRTHDAY CAKE Jacksonville Waves and ex.Waves celebrated the 15th an.nlvtrsaf1 Cs. '
of the founding of the Waves with a big outdoor steak fry at the NAS Jax Skeet Club A new gyroscope for airplanes
Comdr. William Main of Ft. last Tuesday eveninr. Highlight of the occasion was the official cutting of the traditional rake, with 'I can detect motion 3,000 times
Lauderdale, Fla., is commanding Mrs. Wilfred Fleshman doing the honors. Left to right are Lt. Lois Harden; LtJgr( ) Jane Zllln; Christine slower than the movement1 of th
officer of the Reserve Training Johnson. SA; Janet Vantrot, TE3; Myrtle Johnson, YNI; Janet Castle, AKAN; Mr. Herman, I
tirrnti officer of NATTCenter. hour hand OB a "atst
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Already Won One ClipVFP62 T Pensy NetmenDefend


Athletes Claim ., 6ND

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Hold On Iron Man TrophyWith 'L Tennis Defending champion Title, Pensacola

Naval Training Command madea

morale high and muscles flexed, athletes of VFP-62 clean sweep oL the Sixth Naval

walked off with first leg of the Iron :Man Trophy, symbolicof District Tennis Tourney last weekat

Mainside intramural sports NAS Pensacola.Van .
supremacy.. s ti a
,
Nostrand of Pensacola defeated
VFP-62 thereby gains a grip on
Final standings in the 1951 Y John Korn also of Pensa-
a brand-new piece of silver hav- iP' 1 f4k: )
ing permanently retired an older spring Iron Man race are: 2 'RnSA m a Vrkvd ,; ..8P WA cola, ".5, '6-0 and 7-5 to capturethe

it four VFP 62 .- ? .4,315; ,: 'h a tzv Singles tiUe.
cup by winning straight VP-lII -2. ..oVW4 '
times. -_ .. 2.775 In the Open Doubles division,
Furon 108 __._.2.4 :; Nostrand teamed with Bill Gas-
FOUR WINS for any unit entered NAR'rUFA .
in Iron Man competition )FU __._...__nHMM_._.1,5&, r + q kill to win over Korn and B. C.

gives permanent possession of the Zf{ a1..._. ._l: i Gee, "-5, 63.and. 62. Both teams
_....____.
Furon SIll: .1,210Spec.
Trophy to that outfit. Serv. 1,070Dispnsary were composed of Pensacola net-
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VFP-62, competing in all five Opera. ,.. ... ... __.- 700 F 4Tw
_. Senior singles champ Walt
that towards supply--r. 6. ,
sports go making up V.43 ._ ._.. ... _. ..... 570FAWTU '
the Iron Man spring race, piledup -,..... .. ... 570VFt72 % Watson, teamed with A. R.

4,305 points. This is nearly un: -. -===== m _".... _u 'Co> ......' ..." .m....._ Hutchins to win the senior
1,500 ahead of runner-up VP-18. VP-S.--- __ 410 IRON MAN TROPIIY AWARD Athletes of VFP-C6 recently doubles crown for Pensacola. D.

The photographic squadron V Personnel A.l'l5 M. ,. .... 36.1 360 captured the first Itt of the Iron Man Trophy, emblematic S. Graham and Arch McGriff of
VP-15 ______.._-- 345FAW.ll of sports supremacy at Mainside. The Photographic Squadron recorded Cecil Field suffered the 6-2, 6-1
jumped to an early lead by ga _.___ 23) a whopping total of 4,305 points in winning the prized
thering 1,365 points in basketball eom..lrJax Waves .. ___._.._...___ 1.10 100 silverware. An earlier Trophy has been permanently defeat.
play. V..173 _______-27 VFP-62.' At a recent presentation ceremony were, left to riehih Pensacola again took top hon
THE CHAMPS picked up another O&1 .....___.___ -40 W. A. Rice, ADC, of VFP-62; Comdr. Robert H. Smith, commandIng ors in the Open Championship
1darAvDetVAi -196
officer of NAS Jar and Comdr. Martin McNair, skipper of
load V AM -211(} division with NAS Memphis in
big of points, 1,260, in -S -250 V,,'p.6%.
Softball while earning 890 for a runner-up position
second-place } Jax Navy lost its chance to
finish in gol .
Bowling earned VFP-62 520 fAX AIR NEWS AvFund Unable make a showing when Pensacola]

champions Korn and Gee de-
points while they picked up 330 ,
in swimming feated Hunter Bell and Roger

Ironically, VFP-62 copped the I D D To Cope With McDonald in the second round of

Iron Man Trophy without benefitof the Open Doubles.

a first-place finish in any of o This is the third year Bell has

the five sports. VP-18 KeglersVP18 represented Jax Navy, while McDonald

VP-18, entered in three of the previously played for the

five sports, finished with 2,850 Mainside .bowling Pensy team.

markers. The Patrolmen netted champions made quick workof .
'F AU Snares ,
1,590 and 1,070 points, respectively Publinx Runner-Up highly-touted AvFundSchool Jax Navy's
in Softball
and bowling but
fell to only] 190 points in basket- Towry Becoming Softball Toga drubbing the undefeated

ball play. Used To Position Marine squad, 3-0, to Tyra ScoresIn

VW-4 was knotted with VP-18 Tiny mite Gene Towry, who ComFairJax FAU captured the cop the All-Station Intramural -

all season in a rugged battle for replaced Bill Scarbrough as 1957 ComFairJax softball crown Bowling Championship. Sail Event

second place. The 'Cane Hunters in the Public Links and will bid for top honors in the First team to register three
runner-up
Jack of the Jax
finished a shade in arrears of the Golf Tourney, is used to beinga ComAirLant Softball Tourna- wins in the best-of-five match Tyra Navy
Sailing Club fared well winning
Patrolmen, garnering 2,445 bridesmaid.In ment at NAS Norfolk, beginning could claim the ,All-Station ban by
the first of several races
points. the Sixth Naval District August 12.
ner.SOON held last
Mainside's Iron Man programis Tournament held at NAS Jax The local ComFairJax team AS firing started on the Sunday in home waters,
in the
second of series of
a year-round event conducted in 1953, Towry lost a five- swept undefeated through the NATTCenter lanes, it was apparent to determine a races

by Special Services under direc- stroke lead to Erwin Scott of tourney, championship that the flag would fly al greater Jax's sailing

tion of Intramural Sports Direc Green Cove Springs, and withit round last Fray in a hard Mainside. champion.Don

tor, Frank McCaffrey. the title."Scolty". fought 5-4 victory over CAG-3 of The Patrolmen, moulders of a Henncssy of the Florida
Yacht Club took the lead
THE PROGRAM is divided, for toured the final Cecil Field. 58-22 record in regular season in

practical purposes, into a spring round in three-under 69 to Due to wet grounds the game, play, swept the match in three points by winning the second

and fall setup. A team must win come from behind. He set a originally scheduled for NAS straight, 821.756, 735.714 and race and finishing second in the

the trophy four times to gain tourney mark in that round Jax, was played at Cecil Field. 815-812. first.Next

permanent possession. and it has never been equaled.In After starting with a shoddy week's event is scheduled
Spring competition takes in the effort the NATTCenter at the Jacksonville Rudder Club
the Publinx event this GOLF NOTICE! kcglers at 1400. .
sports of basketball, bowling, year at Hershey Park, Pa., regrouped and made a fight of il
All and divisions who Results
swimming, golf and Softball. Towry relied mainly] on par squadrons in the second match but still 1 :
wish to participate in the Main- First race 1, Jack Tyra
Fall play] includes golf, touch golf to wend his way into the didn't possess quite what was
football, volleyball and bowling.. finals. side Intramural Fall Golf League, needed. (NAS); 2. Dan Henncssy (FYC);

He met 18-year-old LSU scheduled to get under way in PETE DECARLO of VP-18 3. Northrop (NAS); 4. Dave Stod-

the near future, should submit dard, (FYC); 5. Dave Phillips,
Hornets Smokies student Don Essig, who carved racked up an impressive 533!
their entries to NAS Special (Rudder Club); 6. Ted Adde
,
out a brilliant 6 and 5 victoryin average for high water mark i in
Services not later than (FYC).
the 36-hole] final match. tomorrow the three game set. Included wasa
Due For Stands at 1500. Second
190 race 1. Hennessy; 2,
Towry, who played golf for game.
Riley (NAS) Albert Holt RC
( )
; ,
I ;
Gilbert Holland also of VP-18
North Texas State College, Tourist: "Good river for fish?" ,
At Braves ParkSeven took second place honors with 4. Northrop, (NAS); 5. Stoddard;
a
was once a
pro. Fisherman: "Must be. I can't
6. Tim Greer (NAS).
consecutive home I 503 set while rolling a 186 game.
dates persuade any to come out. .
are on the Jacksonville Braves Ed Sivicky was big gun for

schedule with Charlotte's pesky AvFund School, holding a 468 Scarbrough Out

Hornets leading the way with a average including a 182 game.
four-game series starting AvFund bowlers entered the
tonightat
the new baseball park. match slightly favored by most Early In Publinx

The Braves experienced rocky circles, holding an unexcelled

going in a series at Charlotte last 56-0 record in intramural play.Navyman "Dig Bill" Scarbrough, ob-
a e many
weekend and will be primed for
golfing inactivity made it

revenge.' To Play: into match play competition in
All games start at 2000. Sunday
the National Public Links Golf
tilts get underway, however, at With AllStarsAl
Tournament last week at Hershey -
=
1500. ".t' ,
Wharton, a prospective line- Pa., but was eliminated in
Following Sunday's game, the
_
Knoxville Smokies come into ( man for the Bainbridge NTC( an early round.Runnerup .

town'for a three-game setto Aug. ,.' i Commodores: was named to playin in the "dream" tourney
1214. 1 the annual College All-Sta r for the nation's thousands of

Servicemen are admitted to all football game against the NewYork municipal and service links golfers

Braves regular home games for a Giants at Soldiers Field, Scarbrough led Jacksonville

reduced rate of 50 cents, upon Chicago, tomorrow night golfers into the match play

showing of ID card. t Wharton, named to several l rounds, carding a 79-71-150.

e honorable mention teams while a Tommy Jenkins, with a 151 and

Civilian Women Bowlers tackle at the University of Mary Dan Sikes, 152, also qualified for

Civilian land, is expected to fill tackle match play. Jenkins fared best of
women interested in h)
: slot this fall on the Bainbrige the lot, however, going as far as
with
playing the NAS Civilian

Bowling League, which begins _w... ............_.. ....-.._..... ...... ..'...'.AN'.._.... _..........._.........._11" II IAi. team. the third round.
He entered the Navy in-Feb Lanky Don Essig, putting like a
play next month, should contactone
WIN ALL-STATION TITLE Mainside bowling demon
champion, ruary. and sharp with his long
of the following: Dot Rober- VP-18, met AvFund School, NATTCenter title-holder, for the .
----- s0 irons, won the championship by
son, Ext. 8518; Doris Recob, Ext. All-Station Championship last week and came out of battle an A
winner. Victorious team catalogue nine feet thick licking tiny Gene Towry, former
8454 Bettye Lot, Ext. 8201 or easy numbers are, front row, (left torlht
\ ; ) Pete DeCarlo, AI Petroci: Bob Galante and Bob Cunntnr- lists the 155,000 parts in a single Navyman who once was a pro} 6
Bca McConn, Ext. 718. ham. Rear, Gilbert Holland, Joe,Rels, Ed Brown tad Tom Raves//. Air Force Bomber. and 5, in a 36-hole match.-
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8 August 1957 JAX AIR NEWS Page 7 .


[AFPS SPORTS Pensacola Team Champion

'
*

RoundupMarine \t Gene Witzel's 303 Wins


boots at San Diego

MCRD have clinched the West
6ND Golf
Coast Marine baseball championship \ Championship"Where

and will have to be beat for
fit
the All-Marine title. The amazing there's a will, there's a way." Gene Witzel,

"Diego Devildogs" have, at press slight NAS Sanford linkster, proved the truth of this axiom
time, won 71 against only 7 losses by winning the Sixth Naval District Golf Tournament which

with ace hurler Earl Wilson spin- came to a close last Thursday afternoon on the NAS Jax

ning 13 wins-three of which course. He carded a 303.

were no-hitters. Witzel was in nothing but hot 80818081322. Defending I

Arthur Jett swept through four water during the final 18 hole champion. H. M. Sias of Seventh

matches without losing a set and I I trip around the NAS Greensward, Coast Guard District ended 19

only 11 games to win the Amphibious M measuring fairly close to 7,000 strokes off the pace in runner-up -

Forces, Atlantic Fleet, long, hot, gruesome yards.A position.
singles championship. Art teamed SEE-SAW battle for the Mary Bisenius of Naval Hospital .

with shipmate F. B. Shoenbergerfrom coveted first place position prevailed : Jax was clearly the class of

the transport Oglcthorpe to through the opening I the field in Women's competition.The .

also annex the doubles title rounds before Witzel, from V AU- Navy nurse ended three

Max Boydston, hard-hitting end 11, grabbed a one-stroke margin rounds with a 116-103-U4-333.

for the pro football Chicago after the three-quarter mark. score.

Cardinals, is summering at Ft. Frank Richards of NAS Jax In summing up Tourney con-

Riley.Canada's. _.;........ ............ ;... ,.y-.... ,._"" ..'_,........ ... ...__...,'_......... ..y.v""'.__ led the pack on opening day witha ditions for the other champions,
"CONGRATULATIONS, CHAMP!" Capt. K. J.. S. Young, fine 73. Class began to take Witzel, Open class winner and
hottest golf prospectin ComNabSlx Chief of Staff, congratulates Gene Wit tl, NAS San- shape during second day's play, several times Key West cham-
years, is Bobby Panasiuk, up ford, upon whining the Individual title at the Sixth Naval District however, and Clarksville NB's
declared The course got
Golf Tournament which concluded last week at the NAS Jax pion, ,
close in the Canadian Open. lIe'sIS course.
old.Michael Capt. Young Is presenting the championship trophy to Witzel. The Bruce Cudd captured the lead by longer each day, as is the case in
years yeoman chief played fairly steady golf through four wet daysof one stroke over WitzeL tourneys.
Theiss, Pacific Cruiser- play, carding rounds of 77-73-75-78' for a 303. Jim Kinder, NAS Pensacola, "This course is as hard and

Destroyer Force, quit competingin who's third round 71 was best equally as fine as any course in

rifle matches in 1938, but came Fliers 18-hole effort throughout the the entire military and naval es-
out of his 19-year "retirement" to Hang Up Spikes, week-long event, finished in a tablishment. It's as tough as

land a billet on the All-Navy rifle second-place tie with Memphis'sBen Parris Island," concluded Witzel

team this year. Navy will senda Jennett.At The yeoman chief ended the
23-man rifle squad and 18-man Finish At MemphisJax start of Thursday's play, short conversation with, 'Hack to

pistol team to the Camp Perry Jennett seemed in real trouble work for me in the morning." The

National Rifle and Pistol Matches. Navy's 1957 baseball campaign ended on a somewhat after rounds of 787775. The new 6ND golf king works! in the

Hit by an Error Old-time sour note last weekend as Memphis Navy's Hellcats droppedthe metalsmith chief was five. strokes skipper's office at VAII-11 at
behind the leader.
official scorers were strict in Fliers two out of three games at NAS Memphis. NAS Sanford.
The best final round score, a FINAL BOUND KCORKS:
their rulings on hits and errors if
The series concluded Sixth lead but Jax Navy came back 74, jumped the Memphis shot- Par Out MJ 454 544-fflHkUrl ..
a fielder got anywhere the
near Out 6M 454 434-10
Naval District Baseball
ball without regard to the velo- League with a single tally in the fourth. maker four places. Kinder "".."it Out Mil 4M 4S1-SKladrr
,
competition as well as Jax Navy'sfrugal Witzel's 78. Out tI.4 655 S5f.-U
city or bounce of the ball. An That was all the scoring for the equaled
season. The Fliers woundup CUDD, RECIPIENT of two bad Par !. 44S S44 S54-3HkUrl
oddity shows up in the 1905 score Fliers for this game and the I. 44SIf SSI-:3ImtifU $
with 17-35 slate.
a however. Two final rounds of 78 and 79, had to !. MT S44 34<-18Kladrr
books when Frank Huelsman, year, Memphis '
I. 444 344 J45-S
NAVY off last berth.
JAX started in scramble for a fourth place
old-time Washington Senator, tallies the fifth ended scoringfor
weekend by dropping Memphis in Witzel, Kinder, Jennett and
teed off one day with a mighty either side.
the first tilt, 11-7. Brian Hussey. Cudd make up the Sixth Naval Well-Known Sports
smash directly at Lave Cross, Tom Upshaw posted the Hellcat -
was winning hurler, tossing a District team playing in the
playing third base for the Ath- victory while Russ Bouxsein Figure To LeaveA
NAS
nine-hitter. South Atlantic Rcgionals at
letics. Cross never got his handson absorbed the loss.Demand .
lot of sports history will
lIe fanned four and issued only Memphis this week.
the ball and the liner broke .
depart NAS Jax when William
four free trips in going the NAS Pensacola easily snared
his nose. Next day, ,Huelsman: route the Sixth Naval District team Rice, ADC, is detached from
who had been in a hitting slump, DucatsAs VFP-62 this week.
A six-hit, seven-run assault in title, shooting a fine 1255. The
was startled to see he was still in the seventh inning provided the team was composed of Kinder, Rice has been with the

his s I u m p-Cross had been margin of victory for Frank Mc- Annual Pro Ingram, lefty George Aggas and squadron for over five years

charged with an error on the Caffrey's forces.MEMPHIS Jim Danahy.. and in that time has coached

play. (AFPS) < NAVY took the sec- Grid Tilt Hears NAS Memphis, with 1309, fin- many of VFP-62's championship -

ond tilt by an identical 11-7 score. ished second while third-.place teams.

City Child: "What are" those The Hellcats tagged Dick Pavey Brisk sales are reported at honors went to NAS Jax, holder] He has tutored basketball,
things on the cow's head?
for fourteen hits. ticket-selling locations aboard the of a 1317 mark. softball and volleyball for the
Farmer: "Horns. After two frames, the home- Station for the third annual NAS JAX might well be the squadron and in 1952 his softball -
Cow
: "Moo-oo-oooo. standers held a 5-0 lead. The charity football game slated for new team champion except fora squad captured the Com-
Child "Which is he blow-
: one
Fliers retaliated in the third with Jacksonville's Gator Bowl, Satur- welter of confusion regarding FairJax, ComAirLant and Atlantic

ing now? four runs to make a game of it. day, Aug. 17, at 2000. local entries. Commands were Fleet Championships, in

With the score knotted at Tall The game will pit the National unable to field a representativesquad addition to City League, Coun-
Varsity Softball Tilts in the seventh, Memphis broke League Western Division title- of the area's top golfers. ty, District and State titles.

On Tap Here FridayThe ahead to stay. They scored four holders, Chicago Bears, againstthe In addition to NAS Jax, local Rice has also umpired many

Jax Navy Varsity softball times while Aldo Millingham was Pittsburgh Steelers. colors were worn by NATTCenter games, both at NAS Jax and in

team will host Glynco Navy in a handcuffing Jax the rest of the CHOICE TICKETS are available Jax and VFP62. town. He has also played with
Walt Strader, NATTCenter the Jax Navy baseball varsity.
double-header here tomorrow at way. at the following locations
MEMPHIS captured the rubber I Jar, won the Seniors crown, out-
1930. The twin bill will be playedon I aboard the Station: NAS Special
match 6-2. They built up a 4-1 distancing the field] in recording
Diamond 7 located at Childs Services ComFairJax, and

and Birmingham streets aboard NATTCenter Gym, Building 614. Men's Women's
the Station.
DISTRICT DOPE Early] Tuesday morning, ducats ,

The games are in preparationfor W J. were reported to be going at a City Swim Meets
District Soft- Turn S .p :
the Sixth Naval Fensarola 12 0Jax fairly rapid clip. NAS Special

ball Tourney slated Aug. 19-23 at Memphis Navy 3 3 9 9 Services, in fact, is on its second !
Due Mon.Wed.The
Green Cove Springs. order of tickets. .

There are many available 1957 Men's and Women's

Lone choice seats in the west and east r City Swim Meets will be held at
Cecil Softball Squad stands at $3.75 per ticket. A few Icndricks Ave. Pool Wednesday

I tickets can be had in the south starting at 1930.Women's .
stands at $2.00 each. :.
In Duval Meet
Navy Entry qualifying trials are
EVERY CENT from the sale of slated for 1930 Monday while the

tickets to this game goes to a men get their qualifying licks in
Cecil Field is the only serv- and Municipal Leagues. .
carefully screened and genuinely r.Y. F (1( br dJ the following night at the same
ice to date in the Duval
entry
Teams will compete in separate worthy charity. time.

County Open Softball Tourna-under- eliminations for a host Having played in the Gator The Jax Navy Freelance Bow- Entries are welcome from both
ment scheduled to get
LackawannaPark. of prizes. A total of 31 teams Jowl in two previous Jax Charitypro hunters held an informal intra- male and female service person-
Monday at
way have entered the tourney to games, the Chicago Bears of squad shoot last Sunday, and Pat nel. Applications should be made
date. Paddy Driscoll: are well known to Porter walked off with honors with the City Recreation Depart-

the Sponsored City Recreation and conducted Depart-by Interested Navy or Marine fans in"the North Florida-South for the day.Shooting ment by 1200 Tuesday.

teams are asked to contact the Georgia area. the Hunter round, Both men and women will com-
ment, this will be the 11th
consecutive tourney and sec- City Recreation Department, The Steelers roster, too, boastsof 'orter's 239 edged out Jerry pete in the following events: 50.

I ond year in which play will be 1245 East Adams street, phone many names familiar to local Jioncssa with a 228, Roger yards freestyle; 200-yards free

divided into A and B cate- ELgin 4-8331. pIgskin followers. They include: Wood, 222, and Bill Weatherby, style; 100-yards backstroke; 100.y .

gories. Team rosters must be turnedin Jack O'Brien, former U. of Florida 220. a r d s breaststroke 100-yards

Cecil Field is entered in by the time of the tourna- end and captain; Joe O'Malley, Next Sunday, the new broad- freestyle; 100-yards butterfly;

Class 'A competition as are all ment draw, listed for 1330 to- former Georgia flankman, and head round will be fired, using 200-yards individual medley; 200-
teams playing from the City morrow. Jack Scarbath, All-American he new colored animal targets. yards medley relay, and 200-
quarterback from Maryland The meet will commence at 1300. yards freestyle relay.





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Page 8 JAX AIR NEWS 8 August 19571



Had An Eye Checkup Lately? M mmmm

"
; (The Jax Air Newt b prohibited
You Might Have Glaucoma 4 by Defense Department reg.

ulations from listing commercial
\ A half million Americans are needlessly becoming blind with s advertising. Ads In this columnare

) out pain, without noticing their slow loss of sight and, worse yet, limited to housing for rent

.\ without doing anything about it. and sale, rooms, lost, found, and

ti All are victims of glaucoma, an eyesight has been lost that physi miscellaneous. No ads are taken
insidious disease which has already cians are helpless to save there Y I by phone all must be submitted
stolen the sight of 40,000 t. personally or by mail The JaX

Americans and left another 150- ..,. ,.. ,. Air Newt reserves the right to
TODAY, A million Americans ....
.
; ...,.
\', 000 partially blinded. edit all ads.)
almost all of them past 40, have
'. THIS REPORT, from the National For Rent
glaucoma. For many of them,
Society for the Prevention prompt medical treatment is halting l-bdrm. house, screened porch.
1 of Blindness, should have a sober- the inroads of vision loss. ON THE WAY Construction crews roam the vast'expanse Wheat, EV 9-7504.
ing effect on all of us. ot the flight deck of the carrier Ranger, nearing completion at the Country home, modern conv. EV
But at least 500,000 men and Naval Shipyard, Norfolk, Va. The 60,000-ton Ranger is the thirdof 9-5425.
First, because early treatmentcan women are unaware they have six Forrestal-class carriers planned by the Navy. The vessels,
usually halt progress of the the condition, and each day largest carriers in the world, are capable of handling the NavJ.slatest 3rm. furn. apt, Riverside. $80
condition bef9re blindness re- supersonic planes. mo. Bennett, EV 8-20G2.
brings them closer to darkness.For .
sults; secondly, because vision 4rm. house. Unfurn. $40 mo.
once destroyed by glaucoma can these people and for all PersonnelContinued WEEKEND TIDE Simpson, EV 8-8761.
never be restored. of us. there is only one sure HIGH LOW Two l-bdrm. furn. apts. Avail.
Glaucoma results from a answer to glaucoma: a thorough, ( from Page 1)) AM PM AM PM Aug. 15. Hester, EV 8-4447.

stealthy buildup of pressure inside professional eye examination But occasionally, as has hap Fii. 7:09: 7:30: 12:57: 12:58: 6-rm., 2-bath house, Avail. Aug

the eye. Often, victims experience quickly. pened recently, people forget, Sat. 7:49: 8.07: 1:35: 1:37: 31, Harmon, EV 75628.

no symptoms, no pain, Had one lately. .?. the supply slacks oft, a deficit Sun. 8:27: 8:42: 2:09: 2:14: 2rm., furn. apt. Pvt. bath, ent.

no discomfort until it's too occurs. No pets. Breese, EV 8-3992.
late . until so much precious House Unit What many do not know is New Items 5-rm., furn. apt. $65. "Wilson,
that the Blood Bank Is just NAS ext. 512.
} (Continued from Page 1)) that-a bank, which can ex- (Continued from Page 1)) For Sale

SERVICE. BILLS master jet base. Also providedfor tend blood credit anywhere in said. 3bdrm., 2-bath, masonry house

1 is a new 8,000-foot runway the country where it is needed. In its report, the subcommittee $76 mo. pmts. Hilt, EV 4-2379.
capable of handling any type For instance, if a Navy man reaffirmed its 1949 position that 3bdrm. hse. 4820 Avent Dr., Ortega
IN CONGRESS plane that can be stationed based in Jacksonville learns there should be an adequate ex- Hills. EV 41150.

aboard a carrier. that his dependent mother in change "where items of necessity, 5-rm., enc. pch. CD. $10,500. Wise,
j The House has passed a bill to The appropriation was cut by St. Louis requires blood, he comfort .and convenience, and EV 9-9C64.
speed up the payment of death have the amount' 3-bdrm. hm. 4004 Jammes Rd.
$2.5 million from the earlier approved can necessary reasonable gift items, may be ,
gratuities to dependents of men House Armed Services credited there, drawn againstthe readily obtained." Cedar Bills Doyle, EV 4-2767
who die in service. Committee thus elimination local Navy account. 3-bdrm. hm. 4911 Avent Dr., Or.
con- IT CRITICIZED severely the
r This is one of a number of struction of a requested aircraft THE SAME goes for civilian "erroneous" viewpoint of "some tega Hills,, EV 8-9362.
1 minor measures that was passedin employees of the Navy within 2-bdrm. brk, hse. Conv. to NAS
hangar. elements of the retail industrywho
a flurry of activity on service. the Jacksonville area. and Cecil Field. Keys, 4549
legislation last week. NAAS Mayport is assured of a ( ) would reduce the service
Or suppose a person is Blackburn Rd.
landing tactical air exchange to a canteen and be
These were some of the other system, a severely injured in an accidentand Miscellaneous
navigation facility and a guided operated from the back end of
i developments: a large amount of blood is Sacrifice or trade: equity in '57
1. The Doyle subcommittee of missile service building. needed to save his life. The some empty warehouse. trail. 10 by 47 ft. for 2 or 3-
the House Armed Services Com- ----..* It was recently said that "spies"were
local market price of blood is: bdrm. home near NAS. EV 7-
mittee arrived at a final versionof The luxury liners, United States $25 a pint. Without recourse to "infiltrating" service ex- 2530. .
the bill to give credit for-post- and America, could be placed the Navy account, that could changes for the purposes of determining -..> -- *
service behavior in reviewing bad side by side on the flight deck of I run up to a sizeable sum! how far the exchange Ben: "I understand the chief
conduct discharges. the Navy's supercarrier Forrestal. True, the civilian hospital system was cutting into retail in- went on sick call for his cold.
2. A House subcommittee will make a $15 service chargefor dustries' profits. Whether such What did they do for him?"
scheduled hearings on the disen- each pint. Broken down, spies infiltrated the NAS Jax ex- John: "They prescribed a

rollment of officers. The hearings 5 '?<'*' \. this provides $5 for prepara- changes is undetermined, but a Jigger of bourbon and two as-
grew out of a retired Navy offi- .' ...u.*.': ;J', :. .J" it<''i...:'.,,,," tion of the blood at the Blood local official disclosed that a pirins every night. His wife told

cer who was convicted of man- '." (oi':' >f .'t. Bank, and $10 to the hospitalfor number of persons had attemptedto me this morning that he's six
slaughter.The :, : '. > '>; ,.:! ,:i administering the trans make purchases, "presentingvery months behind on the aspirin, and

Navy dropped him from ,.... .. '. fusion. But if the blood must official looking documentsand three years ahead on bourbon

the retired rolls and the man'swife ... I be paid for also, total cost per papers, signed by various -...
1' and children were without pint would be $40. names." However, unless the Does
money while he was in prison. j THE NAVAL Hospital makesno specific document the exchangeis Navy
Many Congressmen take the service charge and the allowed to accept as identification (Continued from Page 1)

position that retirement pay is a Medicare program will assumeit is presented, all attempted zo, who has only been a Toast-
earned income and should not be and purchases are turned down.
for military personnel master for nine months, is squadron -
taken away under any circum- >, f dependents using private hos- CHILDREN'S CLOTHING up assistant CIC officer with
stances. pitals. to age six is now sold in the exchanges Airborne Early Warning Squad.

The following bills passed the Schedule for the next few but the subcommittee ron Four based at NAS Jax. A

House this week: weeks is: Aug. 14, NS Green increased the age limit to 12 for 1952 graduate of Auburn, wherehe
., HR 7912 -Allowing the pay- Cove Springs; Aug. 21, NATT- such items as school dresses, majored in Psychology and

ment of trailer allowance, rather Center; Aug. 28, Fleet Air Jax; skirts and blouses, gloves, shoes Education, he also attended La-
the shipping of household goods, Sept. 4, NAS Jax (militaryand and boy's sports coats. Clothing fayette College.

to dependents of men who die in s civilian); Sept. 10, NAS above age 12 is not considered The fur-lined gavel was an

service. Cecil Field; Sept. 8, NATT- children's clothing. Under 12, honor devised back in 1954 with
HR 7914 To give incentivepay fashion is not consideredover
Center. All blood donated style or three clubs competing, Jax Navy
to human test subjects .In through these commands unless mere necessity.Car Officers, Downtown, and Jack

thermal stress.experiments, otherwise stipulated, will batteries were allowed as sonville Beach. Eight clubs now
-- J go into the Navy account at emergency items, but most peo-. are eligible to battle for the
Give Correct the Jacksonville Blood Bank. ple carry a spare tire, thus eliminating trophy.
The Medical Officer pointsout tires items;;
D frqa as emergency
.q PAST WINNERS of the gavel
... (Continued from Page 1)) that while the present deficit
The wholesale cost limit to ex- have been Fritz Volbeda, Jax
information, i.e., where was created by a heavier
emergency
changes for baby furniture is as
Navy, January 1954; Bill Maness,
is located, with building number than usual demand for blood
follows seats $5 safety
: car ; Downtown, March 1954; Thad
street or intersection, part of over the past few months,
gates, $6; bassinets and car beds, Coleman, Jax'' Navy, May 1954;
building, etc. coupled with a slackening of
chairs mattresses and
r $12; high Hank Hebb, Downtown, June
3. Place someone at a strategic donations, another cause is
.., ... ........ play pens, $15; strollers, baby 1954; Bill Bryant, Downtown,
position outside building to 1o' '''''<.k.L.:: J. \{ -. attributed to the fact that
bath and cribs, $20; and baby December 1954; Don Dietz, Jax
direct ambulance properly. TATTOO TAN Peggy Hal some donors stipulate that buggies and juvenile chest of Navy, February 1955; Paul Pie-
4. Render such first aid as lack, film actress with a fetch- their blood shall go to other drawers, $25.
capable until ambulance arrives. ing wink, made that leg tattoo recipients or accounts .than per, Jax Navy, March 1956; Bill
with lots of and ad Morrow, Downtown, July 1956;
sun an in this, it does limit tne
5. Do not call unless you feel the Navy account. proper
hesive cut-out. Peg is not one Lou Sartor, Jax Navy, September
While there is nothing im- available Navy resources.
exists.
an actually
emergency to wear her heart on her sleeve. 1956; Don Muller, Mar-Nav-Easy

7, March 1957.i .


I I Huge NATO Naval Exercise Scheduled For September I Iti Ei1oN P M AcN ss OA. roPT 1R IRN

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A large-scale naval exercise in- Allied Commander, Atlantic, will join with tankers, ammunition, air defense organizations will be T/D S
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hundreds of planes from six fleet maneuvers.A Back. Both carrier-based and i made from carriers. AVE RAM S -y ARE

NATO nations has been scheduled vast array of ships and planes maritime patrol planes will form During the exercise,'the NATO AL C D TR

ti for Sept. 19-28, the Navy has from the U S., Canada, France, the air-arm cover. units will range over the North ( P D NC
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since 1953 that forces under Adm. tion.Battleships, carriers, cruisers, force. Gap, the Norweigian Sea and portion -

Jertuld Wright, NATO's Supreme> I destroyer ,and escort ,ships, :will 1 Land-bashed aircraft! and, Jocal of the florin! ,Sea. (AFTS)t f* to Pate $ p.t1e




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