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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 15, 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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New Rework Program I



.".., Enthusiasm O&R'
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i ): 2 Gets First A3D Arrival '



Enthusiasm is running high in NAS Jacksonville's Overhaul -

and Repair Department over the arrival of the first

A3D Sky Warrior in a new interim rework program originally;

slated to start during the third quarter of fiscal year 1958.

But In the Supply Department,
terial now required for the A3D
frenzy reigns as officers tackle
program, some months before
the of establishingstock
problem transfer of the S2F and F8U
1 records, and storing and re
overhaul programs to Pensacola
plenishing needed, about 5,000
as
and Norfolk lightens the load at
new items demanded by the A3D
Supply, tends to "aggravate an
overhaul.
already aggravated situation"
Supply already stocks some
one Supply official commented.
208,000 items. The additional man -
I MUCH OF THE material has

A3D ARRIVES This A3D, = --- been diverted already by the
received recently by O&R Jax Aviation Supply Office from

for overhaul, is the first Sky NAS Norfolk-where the A3D {

Warrior to arrive here under has formerly been overhauled \.

the new interim rework pro a sI NAS Jax Eyeing limited per-

gram now retting underway; at sonnel, and storage already full /

O&R. Roped off in the new lII1L and running over, local Supply J

hangar area, it is setting I s m uJiujjv yv 11 officers have their work cut out ';

checked out.by; mechanics and for them. ;
At 0 & R, however, there i is ,
electricians who have been in
training for the job since June. VOL-15 No. 19 U. S. N. A. S. Jacksonville, Flo. 15 August 1957 excitement in starting a new program

on as modern an aircraft as
I the big heavy attack bomber.

Moreover, a second entirely new

I Air News Reporter Is First Woman ToF interim underway rework before program fiscal will 1958 be

v comes to an end, as the F4D Sky
Into Hurricane With VW-4 Hunters
y Ray arrives here at 0 & R.

((Editor's Note: Mrs Phyllis Fletcher, reporter for the' Jax Air The first A3D, now being
News, is the first woman to ever fly into a hurricane. She made the checked for rework in the 0 & R

trip with a crew from the Hurricane Hunters of VW-4. This (is her helicopter repair facility, had
story.) been deployed in the Mediter- .

by Phyllis; Fletcher (Please turn to Page 8, Col. 5) .

Writing a story on NAS Jacksonville's famed Hurricane Huntersa

couple of months ago, I was at first repelled then attracted by the 'Fighting 103'
dangers they faced with each hurricane penetration.

Man and machine pitted against crackers to retard effects of A Receives NewCrusaders
nature's elements 1 The more I : t \
I stomach versus bumpy flight.
thought about it the more I
Lipstick was also included aswoman's
wanted to go and see for myself. infallible weapon
MY OPPORTUNITY last .
came
against events to come. I A new era was begun this week
Friday when I was alerted to
A lighthearted was at VF-103. This period will un-
board a P2V for a low altitude goodbye I \, I
penetration of the season's second said to my husband, without'tell doubtedly be known in Fighting ',1
ing him that I had hidden a will One Hundred Three's colorful ,.
hurricane. "Bertha" was reportedas plus a last few words in a spot I 3 history as "The Age of the Super- 1
having attained winds of up to
knew he would find in sonic Ballbat.
case
75 miles per hour, and was heading
directionfor anything did go wrong. In standard Navy lingo, this
in
a north-westerly
the coast of Louisiana where REPORTING to VW-4 at 0200, means Fighting 103 has receivedits

Audrey had struck with such I signed necessary releases to S new Chance" -Vought FCU-1
devastation. clear the Navy of responsibilityand "Crusaders.

Awake at 0100, I prepared a met plane commander Lcdr. The "Clubleaf Squadron" or
"
"the Sluggers, as they prefer to
John DeMayo who fitted me out
small traveling bag for the trip,
.including the all-important with a man-sized flight suit. L call themselves were commi
was told that this would be better : sioned in May 1952 and flew the
for in view : PG.1D "Corsair" until receivingF9F
a trip of the plane'scramped Y1NoPrIr.

Navy Relief quarters and wearing of 'll...m..wwb..,{ "Cougars" in March of 1953.
They have flown the
survival Cougar un
necessary
gear.: ADVENTUROUS Jax Air
At 0300 we approached the News reporter Phyllis quits as she til the present time.
descends from P2V at trip. During this period the squadron
plane. The rest of the
Drive TotalIs crew was Mrs. Fletcher was the first the eye of a has maintained an enviable
already assembled, and plane
hurricane by; plane.House 4)Y record logging 581.4 jet flight
captain Jarral Wood, AMI, helpedme
hours last
month. The "Sluggers"are
first into a heavy Mae West
$6,611The Jacket and then into an ungainly Giving looking forward to many
parachute harness. more sader.new records with the Cru-

The P2V Neptune is a two- The Crusader is not the
only
call for contributions
annual engined plane. Eleven men nor Pay Raises .new item around VF-103. The
to the Navy Relief mally comprise the crew. I madeit squadron now has
netted total of a new patch
Society a
an even dozen. Layout of the
resplendent with
flaming
arrow
$6,611.22 from military per- threats of last week
plane calls for entrance up Ignoring a went
(Please turn to 8
Page Col. 4))
sonnel in the Jacksonvillearea through the bomb doors thena all the way for nearly a in approving
it was disclosed this bay ...." n __ .. ______ _au __1.
further climb up to the main gay ao an ii percent: pay :
week.- deck. This clears the way for the Capl. Parish Named
second of three
The approved the House
With all basic 1 equipment to go directly to the
fund raising campaigns to be heldin it to the NAS Jax SkipperCapt.
checked out, we roared off the which, in spite of the Post :
the Jax Navy area this year, with Elliott W. Parish Jr.,
runway a jet engine assist to and Civil Service
the Navy Relief appeal was con- (Please turn to Page 8, Col. 1)) approval of a 7.5 percent I acts prompt- presently assigned to the staff
ducted from May 4 to June 6.
",L_ 1'__< _____1__ 1__ j.ne in"si campaign; iui me ufne- to over- Northeast AtlanticMediterranean -

fit of five national health agenciesand Call To Make Area, with headquarters -
Up Deficit
Care and Crusade for Free- II postal in London, will take over
dom was: held during March and the duties
of the Commanding
for
the
-
April. I In Blood Bank
Contributions were sought bill is said to Officer, Naval l Air Station ,

from naval personnel only, with i Some units surged way over their quota, while others fell come before Jacksonville in late Septemberor

civilian personnel and friends of I barrassingly short in the first call Aug. 7 for military and early this early October.A .

the Navy also given an oppor- personal answering an appeal to donate blood to meet a native of Georgia, Parish
the Navy account at the Jacksonville Blood Bank. will be the 15th commanding
tunity to donate. percent pay
Here is the command break- The Navy Account at the Jack included officer of the Station.

down of the drive: NATTC, sonville Blood Bank is, in the one benefits. and some 10-, He will relieve Comdr. Rob

$2219.75; NAS Jax, $1278.83; NAS case of an accident, like money in Moreover, there is a the legislative ert H. Smith executive officer
Sanford, $1091.58 NAS' Cecil which under former commanding of. i
; had
the bank to all Jax area Naval moral obligation to give
Field, $954.73; ComFalrJax, considered. ficer Capt. William S. Harris, I
personnel, civilian workers, and (unless for physical and who
$640.53; Naval Hospital, $218.37; about $530 has been acting com ,
NARTU, $74.32; Miscellaneous, their dependents. But if no one person is unable to do so) if top of a $217 manding officer of the Station ',

$67.69NAAS; Mayport, $60.67; and contributes to the account, the account expects to draw blood from for 500- since Capt. Harris retired in

Navy.Marine Recruiting, $417. ,becomes bankrupt and no Please turn to rage 8. Col. ( !" 2, Cot !5) June.




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Pago 2 JAX AIR 15 August 1957Jo




Xft1Illi8 II NROTC Open To Marine, Navy EM II


Qualified Navy and Marine 16 for the 1958 class. quarters cost and subsistence

Published, every Thursday for Navy and Marine actlvltlci at Naval Air Corps enlisted personnel can About 2,000 appointmentswill while attending the NROTC
Station Jacksonville, Kla.
be made in this year's school of their choice.
NAS, Jacksonville take in the nation-
Comdr. Robert If. Smith _........, .. ,,... _.. .._ Commanding Officer again part program, 200 of which are Candidates must be bclwr,
Comdr. L. U. Williamson ......_.......?...........?.-1---....._..?..?........??......_-m.......... Executive: Officer wide Navy College AptitudeTest '?
offered to Navy and Marine 17 and 21, unmarried, physu
Air Jacksonville fly f-
Rear Adm. Wendell G. SwuJl; .,-T,,,. ,.......-,- -. .,-,,. ... __.._... Commander for entry as midshipmeninto members on active duty. ) qualified and high school
Capt. S. S. Searcy, Jr. ?-,-,.?.--r- ?....., Chief of Staff Reserve Officer tui-
Fleet Air Wing Eleven the Navy The Navy will provide graduates or have an equivai-,
Capt. Sidney S. Lawrence .,,, Commander Training Corps program. tion, text books, laboratory expenses ent certificate.N
Capt. T. S. White _...........................................................................iiniL............ Chief- of Staff
Examinations will be heldon and-required uniforms. Detailed instructions be
Air Technical: Training Center may
Capt. Charles L. Moore aJr. _- Commanding Officer Dec. 14, and all nominations Midshipmen will receive $600a found in BuPers Instruction
Comdr Wilfred K. Flcshman Executive Officer
l'lnalliolpital should reach BuPers by Oct. year to assist in paying 1111.4B. (AFPS>
Capt. Benjamin N. AM Commanding Officer .
--l
Capt. Marcy Shupp Executive: Officer
NARTU
Capt. Norman O. Anderson Commanding Officer
Comdr William E. Hardy ?..........._. M Executive: Officer W
mmDThursday;
Tilnted commercially with non-appropriated funds In Jacksonville Floridaat
no expense to the government and In compliance with NAVKXOS: r-35 Hev.
Nov. 1945.: Distributed free of charge to military and civilian personnel of
Fleet Air Jacksonville Naval Air Station, Naval Air Technical Training Center
Fleet Air Wing 11, Naval. Air Reserve Training Unit and the U. S. NavalIlospital August 15 ;
Mainside Funny Face (color ;i jvl i ; I;
Service Information Officer.....__....._..._..Lcdr. J, F. Klrkllghtcr Jr. musical) with Audrey Hepburnand
Managing Editor Andrew II. Plancy
Assistant Editor Gordon Robbie; Staff Reporters Kay Sutton; Jack Fred Astaire.NATTCenter ; : : f.
Holmes Till; Lynn Weidman JO3; John Ubell, JORN; lien Sylar, SN; Daniel Boone .af nvuP1.
Thyllls Fletcher; Staff Photographer-Tom Humphress, AN. 5 w k i
The Jax Air News Is a member of the Armed Forces Press Sen'Ice. Material (outdoor color drama) with ,
appearing In this publication can be reprinted providing credit Is given. Photographs +,, vx'
unless otherwise credited I are official' u. S. Navy photOKiaphs.Kdltorlal Bruce Bennett and Lon ChaneyJr. .4
offices located In Room 230, Main. Administration I Building. Phone Also Small Town Idol. I
.
extensions 8164, 8346. 272 or 216. :'
Hidden Guns dra- :
Hospital (
.,. ... .
ma) with Bruce Bennett and ,.'
VP-16 VF-43 VW-4
Report
Richard Arlen. Also Boo Scouts yr
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I and As The Crow Flies.
I

Scouting Squadrons Mainside Friday-, *August High 16 Society H' i ii.

(color comedy-drama) with Bing i. ., f

vr-ie Crosby and Gene S:. tM. kt. ,J S}
Patrol Squadron 16 has initiated The Man-of-the-Month award Kelly. ::4bh i

an Open House for dependents bears witness to his record since NATTCenter Funny Face. o r

of Hospital Daniel Boone .d
squadron personnel then.Welcome .:
during August. The idea was aboards go to John Small Town Idol.Saturday ? 34 J
.
conceived by Comdr. E. B. Bohan and Robert Glenn. Bohan August 17 ) ;:.. ,. f ;:
,
,
,
.,..
'.w" "" .......,,_. _.. ___
Adams, squadron skipper, to bet- journeyed in from Memphis and Mainside Paris Does Strange '

ter acquaint the wives and chil- Glenn has a short stroll down the Things (color drama) with Ingrid TO ATTEND ACADEMY Two of four men aboard the

dren with the job, planes and road from NATTCentet. Bergman and Mel Ferrer. Station selected to attend the Naval Academy. at Annapolis are
shown looking over the current issue of All
Hands
magazine<< ,
mission of the squadron that their Ensign Don Linn and Miss NATTCenter High Society. which tells about what they will do as midshipmen. Charles Shay, I

husbands and fathers are attached Jacqueline Genziano will be Hospital Funny Face. SN, (left) and Richard Johnson, PNS, VW-4, are two of the men
to. joined in Holy Matrimony at 1000 from this area selected for the program. They will first report to
Kiddie Matinee War Paint Bainbridge, Md., for six-months
The open house is so arrangedthat Saturday, Aug. 17, in St. Ed. (western) with Robert Stack and preparatory training.
there is interferencewith ward's.Chapel.
no Joan Taylor Also Cat and the
flight schedules or alerts Raymond Rabanus, AO1, has Mermouse. Dispensary Ready House Passes

and that all squadron personnelare departed from the fold for AE
For Flu (Continued
Sunday, August 18 Epidemic from Page 1))
able to
bring their depend School at Memphis. Before leaving -
ents aboard. Rabanus lead the Ordnancesix Mainside Monte Carlo Story The NAS Jacksonville Dispensary 000 postal employees recently
(color comedy-drama) with Mar- voted.If .
Word has been received from to victory in the first roundof lene Dietrich is ready to give Vac-
Commander Naval Air Force, At- the volleyball tourney. The Sica. Also and Victorio De cine shots for Asiatic influenza both bills get to the White

lantic Fleet, congratulating VP- second round winners in volley- Sport Immortals. if so directed by the Bureau of House at least 10 days before

16 on its high reenlistment rate. ball will play Ordnance for the NATTCenter Paris Docs Medicine and Surgery, Capt adjournment, Congress would

This is the third six month periodin championship. The second round Strange Things. James E. Fulghum, senior have time to override a veto.

the past two years that VP-16's will commence upon the returnof Hospital High Society. medical officer, said today. WHETHER CONGRESS will

overall reenlistment rate' has the Oceana-bound detachment. Monday, August 19 The vaccine, being prepared override is.a question, with the

been higher than the Atlantic Fifteen officers, 50 men and all Mainside Dance With Me hurriedly on a national basisto odds appearing against the Sen

Fleet averages. 14 of the squadron's Cougars will Henry (comedy) with Abbott and meet a predicted epidemic ate voting to do so. The House.

The thunderous roar over- spend the week of Aug. 18, at Costello. Also Saturday Evening starting next month, is ex- however, is expected to overridea

powering tune-up of the enginesis Oceana, participating in off-shore Puss. pected to cost about 50 cents a veto.

chief "Boats" Devero ""rejoic exercises. NATTCenter Monte Carlo shot.Until In any case, outcome will be

ing" about his orders to report to Story. Sport Immortals. and if a supply of the close, depending perhaps on two

the USS Saratoga (CVA-60)). Hospital Paris Does Strange vaccine is authorized and made or three votes either A two-
VW4VW4's way.
lin _._.. .______ .. available for
&>u
October to regain his "sea-legs." Neptunes have been given a Tuesday, August 20 pensary will continue to use override, and pay raise sponsors

Henry Auzenne, SD2, was selected "face lifting" in recent weeks Mainside Twelve Angry Men polyvalent as a preventativefor will have to get about 17 Repub-

Steward-of-the-Month at since the Hurricane Hunters (drama) with Lee J, Cobb and flu, Dr. Fulghum said. lican votes in the Senate to be

the BOQ. Auzenne was selectedfor squadron emblem has been addedto Henry Fonda.NATTCenter. successful.

his courtesy, neatness and the nose of each plane. Dance With Me Winds in a hurricane seldom Opponents of any pay increasefor

efficiency while performing his The work of squadron artist G. Henry. Saturday Evening Puss. top 150 mph, according to the Federal employees this year

duties at the BOQ. This is the A. Gray, PHA3, and assistance of Hospital Monte Carlo Story Navy's Hurricane Hunters. argue that the increase will upset

second consecutive month VP-16 C. L. Griffin, AM2, paint shop .. _.::, _.,,.,.. "N'''''' _. ..... the budget, add to inflation and

stewards. New men have in been the squadron honored arc hand, can be fully appreciatedonly !:: j;;;.i-:?:: ;:';'. .::.; :::: ';:" set creases.off another spiral of wage in

by those who realize how
Ensign Joseph Schuh; John Jen-
complicated this task NEVERTHELESS, IF Congrcs
sen, AN; and Jimmie Fisher, was. ;,... ?
Pre
; can override the expected lI l-
Norman Doering, James Miner, The insignia required seven
I dential veto on postal pay, on
Charles Rojas, Ed Lincoln, Rich- different paint steps and an equal I
which the fate of classified employee -
ard Reggio, Allan Wells and number of stencils to be made. \ I the
raises rests,
pay
Criag Tamplain, all airmen ap- Altogether, it took 151 steps for _____ President will probably sign the
prentkes.An the 11 aircraft to have their faces
classified pay raise measul'e.Conditions .
all-hands squadron party lifted. '
will be held tomorrow at the J y in the House bn:
Reporting aboard August 2, was would annual increase
not permit an
Skeet Club. The stag will
party
C. J. Cullen, AA; and R. A. $1.000,
in to exceed
food pay
serve soft drinks and beer.
Zeringue AA.Released .
nor could the general incrcan

VF-43 this week was J, D. put a salary of an official above

Appearance, efficiency and Burnett, AA, and J. A. Latimer, the present $16,000 limit placedby

spirit are three of the factors considered AA. the Classification Act.

in the choice of Man-of- The average salary] increase\

thc-Month. The selection is made would be about $518 a year for
by first class petty officers and In Country One Year, classified employees, and $564 ioi'

forwarded to the executive officer postal workers.
via the chiefs for approval. AE Man Cops Honor .

Morris McLavey, AMSAN, is Having been in this country for MOB Pcymcnts Due

the first winner of the award only a year prior to entering the Ii"iILVnutlV Mutual Death Benefit Socielv

and the accompanying 24-hour Navy, Arthur Wolf, AEIAN, of Members are reminded that dou-

pass. McLavey did his boot at Thalwil, Switzerland, was the .. ble assessment No. 79-80 arc dm-
Great Lakes Ill. and to honor student in last
came week's \; Donald by August 27.
VF-43 after stints at ANP graduation at Aviation Electri- William Wadsworth, NAS lax discipline Gerards,officer YN2, (left) with Lrdr, .

School, Norman, Okla., and "A" cian's Mate School, Class A, at presented Gerards during a meritorious mast ,held look last at citation Average 'cane winds are 120
Comdr, Robert week.
.
' School, Memphis NATTCenter. NATTCenter. the award to Gerard II Smith. NAS lax commanding officer, presented mph in inner areas, 40 mph on

the outside edge.I' .
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15 August 1951 JAX AIR NEWS Page 3 r


i- 1 St. Nick Here Early \


f Don't Look Now, But Christmas :



SALTY HUMOR FROM The CornerSanta 1
HERE AND THERE Is Just Around-

I Claus made a quick trip from the North Pole this weekto
SN: "Look here, cookie, I've escort two Jax Navy tots-Dorinda Reigle and Ricky Smithona

found a hair in my turtle soup.' tour of the Navy Exchange Toyland which opens Aug. 31 in
Cook: "Well, well, so the turtle i Building 51)4..
and the hair finally came in together of
a +rsre.a Much to the disappointment !
Hollywood.
who loves animals and
Ricky,
"i ti The majority were equippedwith
: had some lump sugar all ready
First Brig Inmate: "What are a to feed the reindeer, Santa had high-heeled sandals and
in for nylon hosiery. And they moved
you ? .
to admit he came by helicopter
Second Inmate: "It was at the "It's quicker," he told the boy. and performed with a realism de

officers' party the captain "I've got to get back to the work- lighting Dorinda-though Ricky
told me to stand by the door and shop or some little boy and girlwon't remained unimpressed, tugging
call the officers' names." Santa toward a distant but
have any toys this Christ-
mas." gleaming: display of bikes, trikes
A Binghamton undertaker and trucks.
i.
o t P FIRMLY GRASPING a child by
signs all his mail: "Eventually The "wheel goods," as Exchange -
each hand, Santa started the tour
"
yours 5 : officials term it, included
with the doll display, which sent
S Dorina into ecstasies. There English bikes, the Rollfast, Huffy,
were
My girl has small knees. and Hoadmaster, all smartly
.
F' a big dolls and little dolls, baby
Small knees are wee knees, av styled and equipped. Ricky madea
A weenie is a hot dog. 'Y'.t" ,SAO dolls and lady dolls, and dolls beeline for a tiny model built
that met other
no descriptionthan
You ought to see my girl. glamor dolls straight from just for three-year-olds, mount-
.
S S
ing the scat .with Santa's help.

Theory: A hunch with a college ,: S But for the less venturesome tot,
education. Little Theatre there were gaudy tricycles with \'
S s a rocket pitch letting the rider .

Ben: "I just had my car over- 1 Plans '!'ryouls'For easily imagine he is well on his

hauled downtown and it cost me _____ way to the moon.ALONGSIDE .

$50." SANTA ARRIVES EARLY Turned loose In a toy- shop Is a 'Moon' the bikes and
Tom: "Fifty dollars for over- dream come true for Ricky Smith, (left son of John Smith, AO2, trikes were trucks, the kind
hauling a car?" and Mrs. Smith, of VA-34, and curly-haired Durinda Relgle, daughter The Jacksonville Little Theater little boys and girls can ride in.
Ben: "Yeah, a motorcycle pol of T/Sjrt. and Mrs. William Reigle, of NATTCtnter. The tots will hold try-outs for its opening Streamlined, with fancy paint
iceman were chosen by Santa Claus for a preview tour of the toys which
overhauled me on Forsyth will be on display In Building 554 when Toyland opens there later production of the fall season, jobs and whitewall tires, big
street. this month. Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 17-18 bold lettering told at once,, whether -
at the Little Theater on San Marco they represented the fire or

New Groom: "Don't'make any 'Who' Fairest One. Blvd., according to Mrs. Herbert the police department. There was
more of these biscuits, dear" Peairs, casting chairman. even a farm tractor.

New Wife: "Why?" Naval personnel interested in None could doubt that Santa I is

for New such Groom heavy:work."You're" too light Small Fry To Parade ForKing taking part in "Teahouse of the staunchly Navy-minded. There

S August Moon," the opening play, were Navy truck trailers, including
are invited to attend try-outs, a missile launcher which
"Pop, is it true that, a man is as And ContestThe which will be held at 2000, both shot a rubber-tipped missile at
old as he feels?" Queen
days. least 40 feet (with certain disaster
"Yes, my boy, unless he triesto
Those needed include 19 men, to the selected target), anda t
prove it"S third annual Kiddie King and Queen Contest, sponsoredby
eight women and three children. Navy searchlight operating by
Jax Navy Wives Club No. 86, will be hel Mrs. Peairs said that technical battery to probe the secrets
1 Window screen: An arrange- 1500 in NATTCcnter's King Hall.
advice needed for dark room.
, was the partof any
ment for preventing flies from All children up to twelve yearsof
getting out of the house. age may enter the contest, including I her name will be winner of this "Saiklni," the comic Okina- There were Navy ships, sub
children of civilian poll. Tickets separate from entry wan hero, and "Lotus Blossum," marines, aircraft, all of which

Lad: "Daddy, what do you calla par- forms, are available at all registration "heroine" of the play. would surely direct their re- I
ents.REGISTRATION points. Additional information be cipients toward a career in Navy
man who drives a car?" fee is one dol- I can
Chief, "It all depends on how lar per family, Each child's name You may sponsor the child of obtained from Mrs. Peairs by blue. j

close he comes to me, my boy." must be entered on the registration your choice when purchasing a calling EVergreen 98795. NEWEST: : OF the new (with a
form to be eligible. tickcL Cost is only 25 cents. backward glance to medieval

Lynn: "Does he play much Awards will be presented in LOCAL television personalitieswill Japanese Maritime times) was a remotecontrolledpair (i
golf?" the following age groups: babes- serve as a panel of judges. of armored knights ready for

Robb: "Oh, thirty-six holes, in-arms to one year; toddlers to Registration deadline and also Officers At Center the jousting in a King Arthur

roughly speaking." three years; three to five; six to final date for casting of votes will Three members of the Jap tournament. And even further

Lynn: "And how much without eight, and nine to twelve years. be 1200, Aug. 23. anese Maritime Self Defense back in history, a set of prehis-
swearing?" Force have reported aboard toric cavemen, dinosaurs, and
Judging will be based on cute- The following will serve as
5 S health and NATTCcnter, and have been creeping creatures "out of this
ness, poise, appear registration points: Toytown on
Ensign: "Have book enrolled in the Aviation Elec- world" completely absorbed the
you a on ance and each winner, a king Edgewood Ave., Ware Furniturein
Man, Master of Woman?" and queen in all age categories, Yukon, Bell Children's Apparel trician's Mate School and animal-loving Ricky .
Librarian: "Look in the fiction will receive a handsome trophy. in Lake Shore and Larry's Aviation Ordnanceman School. Past wide displays of carefully

department please, sir." A TROPHY will also be given Shoes in the Cedar Hills Shop Lcdr. Hiroshi Inoue has entered constructed Tonka Toys, doll

.5- the child having the most popu- ping Center. Aviation Electrician'sMate furniture and miniature kitchen
School Class B, while Lt. equipment, sacks of unbreakabletoy
larity votes. A vote is cast for Registering also be doneat
VFP-62 Airman every admission ticket stub bear- the following may places aboard the Megami Morita and Ens. Toru soldiers, durable Erector sets
Takase have been assigned to and electric trains, Dorinda
the child's
ing
name. Station: Navy Wives Nursery,
Earns Thanks the Aviation Ordnancemen. drifted back to the dolls.
The child with the highest Hospital Clinic Nursery and the
Class B School.
number of stubs bearing his Not New With inevitable femininity
or Shop.
._ _
For Quick Action s h e was d raven to .1.un; mos t expensive -

in the lot, a fascinating
For his "quick thinking and creature clad in blue satin, gold -

alert action," Alfred ClaytonJr. sandals, a saucy pillbox hat anda

PRMAN, of Light Photo. fur mufti!

graphic Squadron 62, has received PRICES? WELL} Santa wasn't
a commanding officer's mentioning such mundane mat

commendation.On ters, but Christmas shopping
July 17, while Clayton was JJh) parents will find they range overa

performing the routine task of > 1 1l \. wide territory, with dolls,
filling oxygen bottles on the line, ride-in-trucks, "play" trucks,
a pressure valve exploded on the Tonka Toys, and Erector sets. It's
oxygen: cart The cable was blown just as well Santa is stressing

off. prepardedness this y e a rand

Despite painful burns, Clayton opening shop early.
closed the cylinder control valve. k:: --S.. -

His fast action prevented 2,000 l ., Chief Garners AI:'n'
pounds of oxygen from escapingand +,:." '
possibly averted a chain of Graduation Honors
-
explosions. John Palmatier, AEC, of Hyde
Comdr. Martin MacNair, for- Ii- ..p' 'i "-:;;:: 7 e Park, N.Y., was the honor student .

mer skipper of VFP-62, gave the \, + ..."./:11.:; in last week's graduation at Avi

personal letter of commendation. _w ,..6...SS'S _g',"._.5- ,.. ........45 ... "!: !'!_ ation Electrician's Mate School,
Clayton is the son of Mr. and AROUND THE IIORN The terminology "around the horn" In baseball means that the Infield Class B, at NATTCenter.
Mrs. Alfred Clayton of West pulls off a double play by the difficult way of going from third to second to first At NATTCenter, Chief Palmatier, a veteran of
Belmar, N. J., and has been a it means that four more men have reenlisted and hold the rating of EEG, E-5 and E-4. At ceremonies 17 years Naval service, has ordersto
last week were, left to right, Lcdr. John Freeman, enlisted military personnel officer, Loren
member of the squadron since Venable, MA3, Robert Mason, CSZ, Stanley Slocum, AOI, and Michael IlertoUnl, AOC The reenlistment report to VP-22, NAS Barbers
June. percentage at the Center has soared to an Impressive 92 percent for the year, Point, Territory of Hawaii.



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I ''Naval Famous For Hospital's Its Chow Food Service Chief I II II I I




Ranks At Top Of His Specialty + r I i I I


Naval Hospital Jacksonvillecan
;Service Division, at Naval Hospital ; From the many jobs offered
boast of having the'
Corona, Calif., 1954-55, and him as a civilian Rowe has selected -
lowest food ration cost of J
any in July, 1955 reported for his one of the most challenging. -
comparable government serv- I
He will be Food Director ata
]present duty.
ice facility in the United
Lcdr. Rowe's retirement came State of Virginia 2,500-bed hos- I
States. It can also boast of
1 before culmination of his efforts pital and training center for the
-
serving appetizing multiple- J here to ill. In .' ,,
bring multiplechoicemeals mentally a psychologicalsense : "
choice meals within this cost.
I to patients at their bedside he hopes to help rehabili- :
The man who made this record : 't: :
possible is Lcdr. Abner Peter however this innovation is already tate patients through the servingof j( : :

Rowe Jr., Chief of the hospital in the final stages of,, preparation good food under pleasant con- ",'.f. '.. ".

Food Service Division, who re- ditions.- m__ ._____ _..___._u_._ ': 1-,.. : :' /';'J
tired recently after 23 years of r ) ..

service. TT; Y : :

Since his enlistment in 1934, i 'Y : y'' 'y'A
'!vR 'f Tt ,
Lcdr. Rowe has risen from the .)

ranks to become one of the ,. ........ JI1'r' ::

highest i commended Medical { SOMETIMES DEVIL A hard driver for work efficiency,
Service Corps experts in Navy Lcdr. Rowe at the same time gave every assistance to promising
food service. lIe has received employees. Highly amused at gift presentation of a two-sided caricature -
letters of commendation from showing him as devil on one side and angel on the other are,
left to right: Hospital commanding officer Capt. Benjamin N. Ah),
almost every command under Lcdr. Rowe, and hospital administration officer, Lcdr. S. L. Lewis.!
which he has served, and has : a Capt. AM had previously presented Lcdr. Rowe with a letter of
'been the subject of several newspaper : !tk'r commendation.
i articles. a

HOWE WAS pharmacists mate Belt Gets
Economy Tighter
first class at Naval Hospital ;

Guam, in Dec. 1941 He was one

of 20 internment hospital corpsmen camp to adminis-assignedin Navy To Take Heavy CutsWhen

tration maintenance find professional /

t duties of the hospital unit, y_. ....._. .._n_' 3y the economy axe falls in Washington, the echo of the
I and had similar duties when interned blow reverberates through all 48 states.
"
in from MAKE YOUR OWN Checking the "make :your own" salad In the scramble to bring service -
Japan 1942-45, as bar before noon hour rush at the hospital mess are, left, acting Marine Corps, by the same token,
a prisoner of war. spending down to a $38 billion
leadinrman commissaryman Vincent laqulnto! and leadinrman
As chief pharmacists mate, commissaryman Carlyle Davis. Davis has received considerable encouragement a year level, Defense has dictated could lose an additional 10,000
Rowe resumed his career at the from Lcdr. Howe in his work, and established something general service cuts in personnel atop its present 10,000 reductionin
of a record as a civil service worker in voluntarily paying equipment and for
Naval School of Hospital Ad- plans force.
his own way through two summer courses in food service at Cor-
ministration at Bethesda, Md., in nell U. the future in practically every And all 73 Naval Air Reserve
1946-47. On graduating, he was field except nuclear power projects -
auxiliary air units will be
appointed Chief, Food Service DFC Given Marine development.
Division, at Naval Hospital Char- MarAvDet Pay THE NAVY has announced dropped by Jan. 1, including one

leston, S. C., with the rank of Records Moved Major For RccortlCrossCountry mothballing of 60 ships including In Jacks6nville.

Ensign. the battleship Iowa, last of, the'wagons" TO INCREASE the Navy1

ROWE WAS already dedicatedto Beginning today Marine Hop in active service. grief, the House Appropriations
food service improvement, and personnel at NATTCenter will Some ships will be replaced by
In a brief ceremony held in the Committee has cut another $70
found a kindred soul in the hos- have their pay records movedto new construction, but indicationsare
pital's commanding officer, who the Navy disbursing officein office of Navy Secretary ThomasS. that the projected force of million from a Navy constructionbill

felt that for the money being Building 500. Gates Jr., Maj. John GlennJr. 980 operating' vessels requestedby already hit by a $100 million

spent the food served was not up With approximately 2,000 ., USMC, was awarded the Dis- former Secretary of the Navy slash, adding sourly that "the
to standard. He records moved disburs- Charles S. Thomas will be
gave Rowe every being cut
tinguished Flying Cross in rec- Navy has done a very poor job of
assistance in conducting an initial ing personnel of the Marine to 930.
ognition of his record-breaking planning and a lot of its project!
survey that revealed almost Aviation Detachment will join Letters already are going out
30% of all cooked food served forces with the Navy. transcontinental flight, July 16. to several hundred temporary for previous" years have never
been
wound up in the garbage can. However, the Marine per- Maj. Glenn set a new cross officers notifying them that they started.
When it seemed the basic fault sonnel will be replaced by country speed record of three are to be reverted to permanent The Committee did, however,

stemmed from food preparationand Navy personnel at the rate of hours, 23 minutes and 8.4 seconds, status or retired before Dec. 31, approve almost all of the indivi-

service lines, a thorough indoctrination two a month until the office is flying in a Navy F8U1 Crusader.The as the Navy chips away at a dual projects the Navy submitted,
program for all completely run by the Navy. flight began at NAS Los planned cut of 1,635 officers. including a large part of thosein

cooks and mess men was immedi- In the past, the Marines were Alamitos, Calif. LETTERS ALSO have gone out the authorized bills that wentto

ately instituted. Most commissary I paid by cash, but this pro- lie made three-in-flight refueling to; about 100 reserve warrant officers the military committees of

employees responded well to the cedure will be abolished and ?, and landed at NAS Floyd now on active duty, in- Congress.In .
program, and began to take & they will be paid by check. Bennett Field, N. Y, forming them that they will be approving the list, the Com-
real interest in released mittee as much as said the Navy
serving meals. Maj. Glenn's new record cuts to inactive duty before
WEEKLY LEFTOVER meals Reconnaissance flights con- the previous time of three hours, the end of the calendar year. And could build any $265 million

such as stews, meat loaf and ham- ducted by the Navy's Hurricane 44 minutes, 53. C8 seconds by 21 early separation is scheduled for worth of them, plus any others it

burgers next received attention.A Hunters sometimes remain airborne minutes and 45 seconds. His top enlisted men whose current hitch could find funds for in last year's

salad bar where staff end for 18 hours. Average speed was over 1,000 mph, and ends after Oct. 1. appropriation. Last year's ap-

patients could make up their own length is 10-12 hours. his official average 726 mph. In addition to the 15,000 personnel propriation was $400 million.

salads from approximately 10 now to go, the Navy is
different combinations was the expected to lose another 35,000in

'next popular innovation, and the a further economy bite. The +o
final big step of the new a la L J

carte system was extension of Center's Asst. Legal
multiple-choice service to the

wards, patients ordering meals Officer PromotedMaurice

they preferred by menu. Axcnfeld, assistant

EVEN WITH all these improve- i legal officer at NATTCenter, waS
ments, Rowe was cited as having :
: recently promoted to the rank of
saved; the Charleston hospital ) 0 )i i lieutenant junior grade.

$22,503.17 in the system's first Y Ltjg( ) Axenfeld, who graduated -

year of operation. Rowe has used from the Officers Candidate -

{) this basic pattern in many other School in January 1956, and
\ hospitals since then. later from Naval Justice School

,r Highly recommended by his in Newport, R. I., is a graduateof
enthusiastic CO, Rowe was next Syracuse University College}) of
admitted to the Army's exclusive Law. d

Advanced Food. Course School at Axenfeld, who reported aboard kv ro,

f Fort Lee, Va. in 1948, and grad the Center in April 1956 is a
| uated fourth in a class of 75 a native of Syracuse, N. Y.
t year later. t
r rr
/ His next assignment was aHead Teachers Are Needed

j',,l. Food Service Branch, Bu School teachers, especially fo
reau of Medicine and Surgery, the third _
grade, are needed at L
|Washington, D. C., 1949-50, durIng Orange Park. Dependents, or INDIAN GIRL Lovely

which time he was promoted AVERTS AIR ACCIDENT Lcdr. Scott Cummins, commanding Other personnel having Shirley MacLalne appears in
( to Ltjg( ), He followed this with officer of the VA-176 Thunderbolts, is shown presenting a qualifications can phone necessary CO-4- the role of Aouda, Indian Ma
haranee
1V4 extensive to Winton Ellis AC1 in recent ceremonies in the fabled Michael
: years study at the safety plaque at the 9251. Todd
NAS Ju Operations tower. Ellis' quick thinking averted recent production of "AroundThe
School a
of Hotel Administration, World This
air tragedy. In photo are, left to right, Lrdr. Cummins, Ellis, Ltjg( ) s Is In 80 Days.
e. Cornell. Ellis Size of a typical hurricane i is a faithful adaptation of the
Richardson of
Gordon pilot the plane laved. by and MarvinNelson
HE SERVER: .* Chief, Food AC1, lower supervisor' ... about 200 miles! in diameter. perennially popular J u I If' '*
I Verne classic.I .


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Itip The NAVY WIVESCORNER '


LADDERWith

Wives' Club No. t
The Jax Navy
Civilians s 86, met at the clubhouse in

(Weekly the Jax Air News in v Dewey Park on the evening of

cooperation with the Industrial August 7.Introduced.

Relations Department will list as guests and prospective
various promotion for Naval Air members were Mesdames -
a :
Station civilian personnel.) s r Ted Hood, Charles Rex-

On the promotion roster effective t4 I road, Robert Caskey, Daniel Cur. I

July 8, 14, 15 and 28 were .' tiss, Irvin Walden S. Blair, J. j

15 employees, eight from Over Dunn, and S. Schussler.

haul and Repair Department, two : $ s t New members accepted Into

from Supply Department, four }i f o the club are Mesdames RobertS
from Public Works Department i ton Gerald Steiner
t', m o n ,
\
and one from Miscellaneous. ? Charles 1 Shaneck, Benjamin
I
Promoted at 0 & R were David $ Capone, and Thomas Hayden.
Brown, student trainee electronic t a : R 8 c e s \ c t October 14.19 were announcedas

engineering GS-2 to student dates of the 1957 National Convention -

trainee electronic engineering{ ; :j of NWCA to be held in .

GS-3; Ealon Clenney Jr., metal- 4 Key West, Fla. Mrs. Helen Walker i

smith aviation third step to air STEADY AS YOU GO! Training Facility personnel at NATTCenter get their early morning of Bremerton, Wash, will be
craft examiner first step; Ralph workout in the form of back breaking (and knee cracking) knee bends. All personnel are required to I':presiding officer.
Fahm, radio mechanic third stepto do 15 minutes of rigorous calisthenics each morning prior to the start of the working day. The July picnic and party-dance
(
aircraft examiner first step; was a huge success. The August

James Fraser, electrician air Comilr. LcContple NATTCenter Personnel EngagedIn social will be held at the Skeet

craft third step to aircraft examiner To Leave Center Club this Saturday evening.

first step; Henry Ochoa, Fitness Receiving a Navy Wives pin ... '
radio mechanic third step to air Comdr. Melville LeCompte Physical Program for bringing five new members i

craft examiner first step; Clyde was detached from NATTCenter If you're wondering why the odor of wintergrcen and liniment ',Into the club in one year's time i
August 12.
Sharpe, production facilities specialist Comdr. are so prominent in the vicinity of NATTCenter, be there early was Mrs. DeDe Harris I
aircraft GS-7 to LeCompte, who reported Mrs. Suart and Mrs
Raymond
production
some morning and look behind the various barracks and buildings. ,
facilities specialist aircraft GS-9; aboard the Center in You'll find that student and Woodphen Hall, chairman and

Maynard Stillman, radio mechanic May, 1954, will report to support personnel are hard at ing the swimming maintenancetest. I co-chairman of the Kiddie King

second step to electronics Naval Air Station, Denver, work doing their daily calisthen and Queen contest, announcedthat
mechanic Colo., for duty. NATTCenter personnel in for the well
second step; and Henry plans event are
Vorpe, aircraft engine assembler Comdr. LcCompie has servedin ics.LATER IN the ""day, the poolsare keeping with the policy set forth in hand with trophies ordered,
second step lo aircraft mechanic the capacity of Superintendent filled with personnel workingout by the Chief of Naval Air Train- judges selected and a working

motor first step.Advanced of Maintenance Trainingat kinks in their swimming with Ing, are engaged in a program committee formed.
at Supply were Mary the Center. that enables them to maintain det People are urged to register
the one in mind of
purpose pass.
.
Endicott, stenographer GS-2 to s ire" d' .t'.1..J.,1.... f't Hess" s an d' ar d s. their children now. Please read
., ,. ...,,..
.
clerk-stenographer GS-3; Carl + ." fi ', Each morning, a 15-minute period the details of the contest elsewhere -

Reiter, supervisory! general sup of rigorous calisthenics is in this edition.Comdr. .
ply officer GS-10 to supervisory f+? administered prior to start of -i -. '

general supply officer, GS-11 the working day. With these Miller\ Takes '

Promoted' at Public Works were rye{ k workouts a must, the Physical On Additional Duties
Herbert Bhe, laborer third step Fitness Officer encourages all
Comdr. Luther Miller, training
to helper painter first step; Clarence personnel to take it upon them.
officer of the Aviation Ordnance-
May, laborer third step to selves to participate in strenuous f
field tractor operator first step; \ seasonal l athletics or the equivalent men Schools at NATTCenter will \
assume the duties of Superintendant -
Robert Payton, apprentice weld. .
of Maintenance in
Training,
THE maintenancetest
SWIMMING
er combination
first class to
addition to his duties.
welder combination > requires each person to swim present
first step; f # Comdr. F. J, Plumer directorof
200 and then remain afloat I ,
and Elva Thrower yards,
clerk-stenographer ,GS-4 supervisory 'ri'r for ten minutes with shirt and training, will assume addi- l 1
to supervisory tional duties of and
Operations
clerk trousers on. This test will be administered
stenographer GS- annually.To Aviation Safety Officer 4
5. .
Promoted in Miscellaneous was : those who fail, swimming The .
energy process in a burnt.cane
Orm Jessup, metalsmith aviation ( ; :, instructions, under the guidanceof is continuous, utilizing heat

third step 0 and R to equipment : will the be given.Physical Fitness Officer energy released in the condensation {

specialist aero GS-7 Supply De- ; ?. of millions of tons of water
For people desiring to "workout"
.
partment.i&ilI :a
over thousands of
many
square
after working hours, equip miles 1
ment is made available by the t
;; :: Special Services Department.
I
.F i

r Station Hosts
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Sunday, August 18 Two Unique

0930 Sunday School, Three-
year-olds through adult, Building SURVIVAL TRAINING The St. Johns River was the scene Tour GroupsNAS .r*.k' i gl
722; Service of Divine Wor- of mass dunking and rescue of pilots and ground officers of Attack
ship, Chaplain Osman. Squadron 104 last Friday, as the Hells Archer's completed another Jax plays host to hun-
training. Led VA-104 officer
phase of survival by commanding ,
dreds of visitors in the of
1100 Service of Divine Worship Comdr. Jack Durio and CVG-10 skipper, Comdr. A. O. Morton, the course ki
Chaplain Bartlett participants tested !Mae Vests and G suits before being picked up a year, but two of the most + L*
1900 United Fellowship of one at a time by sling from an NAS Cecil helicopter piloted by It. unique visiting groups are aboard
Protestants Bartell, ADC/AP, assisted by J. A. Auger, ADI.I this'week. .
Building 804.
Some 100 members of the Tis-
Tuesday, August 20 dale Methodist Church Travel t'' r F '
Dental Corps :> r:
y
1900
Teen-Age Fellowship
I Camp, Winfield, Kan., arrived at
7fc
Building 722.
2300 Monday for a'two day stay.
Thursday, August 22 Has Birthday The group was to have arrived

1915 All Saint's Chapel reh Sunday, but encountered diffi- :

arsal, All Saint's.St. aril The U. S. Navy Dental Corps culty on the way. ..
Edward's Chapel will observe its 45th birthday The Kansas party, comprising ? tA, iAa I IkJ

Schedule of Masses anniversary Aug. 22. 80 youths and 20 adults, spent "
There will be a general assembly
Sunday, August 18 The Dental Corps came into be- Tuesday aboard a carrier at May-
0800, 0900, 1000 St. Edward's meeting at 1930 next ing during the administration of port and Wednesday morning
Chapel. Tuesday on the Club patio for President Taft who signed into visiting the Hurricane Hunters.

Dally purpose of electing a new presi law in 1912 the Naval Appropria They departed Wednesday after
1200 Tuesday thru Friday. dent. tion Act which included a provision noon. '

0800 St. Edward's, Satur- The present holder of that ,, for the appointment of "not About 50 Navy Buddies from
days. the Nashville, Tcnn. area, accom-
fc office, R. F. Strickland, is retiring more than 30 dental surgeons .
Baptisms panied by 10 adults and
:
press
from the Navy, Sept. 1. to serve professionally the per
Sunday after 1000 Mass sonnel of the Naval Service." representatives arrived Tuesday *
St. Luke's Chapel I His successor will serve the morning for a three day visit.
Naval Hospital unexpired term until Jan. 1, 1958. Today, dental treatment is fur The junior and senior high school ,
0630 Catholic Mass. A 15-foot slide for the use of nished in more than 400 dental students were selected from hun- Xf' N""" "

0930 Service of Divine Worship children has been added to the facilities in ships, stations and dreds of Tennessee applicants.The fir 3

Chaplain Bryant. patio. A sand box is being con- Marine Corps units throughoutthe trip, sponsored by the

Monday, August 19 structed also. world. Navy League, included tours of
1930 Singspiration, Building The Club has installed a suggestion Approximately. 1,800 dental of- various facilities at NAS Jax, LONG STEMMED Mara
722. box in the Harris Room ficers, 33 Medical Service Corps NAS Cecil Field and a visit Corday, beautiful brunette actress

J for use by all patrons. Sugges officers, 38 Dental Service warrant aboard a carrier at Mayport.The stars ,as Teresa Alvarez in
Hurricanes are simply called tions for improvements are desired officers and 3,300 dental Buddies 1! *'ill depart Friday the Black science-fiction for drama Warner"The

cyclones in the Indian Ocean. by official*. tofhniclans staff the c facilities. morning. Bros. Scorpion1 .

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I. I -Not One, But Two Eagles Recorded On NAS Jax LinksNot II Varsity Softball



one, but two golfers scored yard, par four'15th hole. playing in a foursome, eagled the person registering an eagle on Team PreparingFor

eagles over the weekend at the, Comdr. Plumer relates that he I par four, 407 yard No. 6 hole at the 15th hole.
In fact, a few have 6ND
NAS Jax golf course. used a No. 2 wood at the tee, the NAS Jax'greensward. very ever PlayThe
eagled the sixth hole.
Comdr. Fritz Plumer, director then a spoon on the fairway lie wasn't available for comment No Blind Bogey competitionwas Jax Navy Varsity Softball .

of'training at NATTCenter, play- which sent the ball zooming deadto held this weekend. However, team split a twin-bill with

ing in a threesome last Saturday, the pin and in. Old timers around Station golf- the popular event is expected to Glynco Navy at NATTCenter

garnered an eagle on the 440- Then the next day, Dave Bruce, ing circles can't ever recall aMARKSMAN be resumed this week. last Friday in preparation for

the coming Sixth Naval Dis-

Dozen Service Stars trict Softball Tournament.

Early The locals fell, 3-2, in the

Gain LaurelsOn opener, then crushed the invadersin

Entries EnterIn the nightcap, 73.
i One of those "Who's got it"
AAU TripThe affairs cost Jax Navy the opener

Golf Play when the shortstop and left-
invasion of European track
fielder watched a pop fly land
.
meets by American athletes this I
between them in the final frame,
Some 12 entrants have signedup
summer has been highlighted and I '
for the 1957 Fall Mainside In in some cases dominated by per and the winning run scamperedhome.

tramural Golf League with three formances of Armed Forces track .
more teams expected to sign be Dispite pitching classy two-hit
y stars touring with the A A U
fore deadline. ball, Zeff Lazarus was charged
teams. I
with the defeat. Glynco's Aldo
League play has been post- .. Competing in a meet at Gote-
Whittle got the win. He
poned to Aug. 26 to allow qualifying "V" borg, Sweden, Arm y's Tom gave up
: seven hits for both Jax runs.
for handicaps. Courtney, from Boston Army

It is doubtful that Personnel, n' Base, ran the fastest 1,000 meters "They got mad and started

defending champion, will partici- ever turned in by an American. playing ball" said manager Al

pate in competition. Last year, L ; 'IfU Courtney, Olympic Gold Medal I' Sabo of the 7-3 second game vie.

the pencil pushers defeated NAR- winner, was clocked in 2:19.3: just tory.
Jax Navy unleashed a twelve-
TU, 6-3, for the Mainside crown. > three-tenths of a second off the
hit attack to back the fine
world standard per
Bob Taylor and John Christy
paced the club. At Milan, Italy, Ernie Shelton, formance of Earl Bishop Bishop
U It t from the threw creditable three-hit ball
Presidio
Teams which have signed to T II winner of San Francisco for the win.
was a in the high jump
date are: FAW-11, Hospital, Oper- ....
.... __ .. with a leap of 6'4". Frank Fosbcnner and Gene
ations, VFP-62 "A", VFP-62 "B",
HONORED Capt. Charles L. Moore Jr., commanding Another American team clobbered Steelman led the attack with two
VA-104, VW-4 fl, NARTU, VI'18 : officer of NATTCenter, presents an emblem to Johnnie the opposition at hits each in the second game.
Nancy
MARTD, FAETU and VW-4 Davis, A01, for the honors he won recently at the Rifle and Pistol ,
#2. Competition held at Memphis, Tenn., by the Chief of Naval Air France, winning 12 of 13 events.
Technical Training:. Marshall Pryor, AOC, of NATTCenter, was Army's Albert Hall triumphed in
also presented an emblem. the hammer throw with a toss of

204'10"--AFPS( ).
Support Splints *

Beat Cecil NineThe Kinder Leads 6ND Links The Honor System +fH.

A student government officer ... >> ;
of the
Support Splinters
at the University of San Fran-

ball NATTCenter league played intramural the Cecil soft- Stars To Regional Victory cisco wrote to the University of "
k
California concerning use of the hi e: .
Field varsity nine last Thurs :
honor system during and 4.Y d .
day and emerged with a 7-5 Pensacola's Jim Kinder proved the old axiom, "If at first, received this reply: exams r y'b 4a

win.Charlie l etc ." by capturing the South Atlantic Regional Golf "The University of California S'NS$ f
Richards pitched all Championship last. week at the NAS Memphis course. abandoned the honor system sev-
the way for the win, with Alter missing the :Sixth: NavalDistrict
equally classy name, Estelle St eral years ago when it became
Marion Lee and John Parker crown by one stroke,
Clair Women's Division evident that the professors had
reigns
as
extra base
supplying wallops. Kinder eased the pain by winning ""'
Although action has ceasedin Regional honors by a solitary champion. She carded 272 for the the honor and" the students had With more enthusiasm i ; being

intramural play, the Splin putt. 54-hole competition.6ND the system. shown for archery, Bill Weather-
ter nine has been seeking 6ND REPRESENTATIVES actedas titlist Mary Besenius, lone by, president of the Jax Navy

games, just for the sport of it. though they owned the Mem- Jax-area entry, slipped into sec- PI To HostInterservice Freelance Bowhuntcrs, wants to

phis course, sweeping about every ond place during the final round, state what the club has to offer
overcoming a lead built by 5ND's future members.The .
title in sight in the week-long
prelim to All-Navy firing. Betty Brown club offers a 14 target

Pistol Club Cops Kinder led a team composed Of Top finishers at Memphis are Golf MeetSpecial range, featuring life sized ani-
now competing in the All-Navy mals, in preparation for actual
Bruce Cudd Ben Jennett Gene
,
Tourney at NAS Glenview, IlL hunting. All military personnelare
Impressive WinThe Witzel and himself in capturingthe to Jax Air News -
eligible to use the facilitiesof
Open team crown. Top two Parris Island, S. C. The best
Jax Navy Pistol Club won spots in Seniors' play and sec- Center Team ViesIn golfers in the Armed Forces will the archery range, providing
Impressive victory at the they receive a check-out.
an ond place in Women's competitionwere tee off at 1300 next Wednesdayin proper
Gainesville Pistol Club's monthly snared by Sixth District Duval SoftballThe a quest for the 1957 Jnterscrv- THE TEEM "bowhunter"
shoot last Sunday, by taking top linksters. ice Golf Championship over the means that a person will learn

i honors in all four events, and Kinder won medal honors by Support Splinters of the Parris Island golf course. how to hunt wild animals, learn

winning nine out of the 11 awards carding a 72 effort A 71 NATTCenter intramural Softball Marine First Lt. Don Albert of woodcraft wildlife habits, and
given. par league have been entered in.the tracking rather than shooting at
followed in the second round and Camp Lejeune, N. C. won last ;
The Club was paced by M/Sgt. he held a slim one-stroke marginover Duval County Class B softball year's tourney, carding a two- circular targets.

Horace Abney, who captured Cudd following this round. tournament, and in their first over par score of 290 at Eglin Organized rabbit hunts are in
.: first place in the Master's and game received a forfeit victory. AFB, Fla. order for the last of this month

( second In the Sharpshooter event. DESPITE BEING well off the The Splinters played Perret's The Army, Navy, Air Force and the rest of the hunting sea

Other members of the team pace after the opening day, Cudd, Dairy last night, but the score and Marines will have five men son. Wild pig and deer are sched-

i i who gave a good account of: attached to Ft. Campbell, Ky., via I was not available at press time. each in Open play, with three uled during the regular season.

themselves were T/Sgt Bernard Clarksville, Tcnn., NB, picked upa There is a field of 28 teams in seniors entered from each servicein SHOOTING the New Broad-

Maxik first in the Sharpshooterand beautiful four-under par 68 for the tournament. the Seniors event. head Round at the meet last Sun.

second in the Expert class; second place after two days. Competition will also be held day, Ross Wilson, with a 424 took

Virgil Weaver, ET3, first in the Cudd took over the lead after In the western Pacific, hurricanes in the Seniors Division (men 45 the handicap division honors,

Expert; Jay Waldron, AO1, third the third. .round, holding a. 218-.. are called typhoons.. years or older). with Bill Heney's 423 copping
place in the Sharpshooter com- zzu:: :: advantage over fancier in me second place honors.

petition; Everett Walter, AQC, two-man race. In the Open Division, Steve

first, Marksman; Guigno Carapel- Kinder played steady even-par No Hits-No Runs-No WinAce Thomas of the Jax Bowhunters,
golf over the final 18 holes, while
lotti AQ1, third, Marksman, and with an even 400 took top honors

Cameron Paulk AQC, first, No- Cudd, ex-Walker Cupper, was righthander Harold The baseball season at Fort with R. C. Van Mullen, 370, and
taking his lumps with a 75. Kin-
of 101st Airborne Campbell is divided into Ted Gissendaner, also of the Jax
vice.The der's 292 four-day total won the Mongold the
Club hopes to do as well halves and for this game, Bowhunters, 360, taking second
next Sunday when they enter tourney. Artillery baseball team at Fort played three days before the and third places respectively.
CUDD FINISHED in
the monthly Jax Pistol Club position with 293 while runner-up Jennett Campbell, Ky., accomplishedthe first half ended, DivArty man- Next Sunday, the club will feature -

shoot at their range.CLASSIFIED. pitching feat of a no-hit, ager John Tatalajski augmented the "hunters" round at 0900,
had a 293 and Witzel, 6ND
'J" ADS champion, slipped in with a 306. no-run game, and then. lost 'it, his team with players and the "Universal Broadhead"at
f. 9-0. from the 284th Field Artillery 1230, in both the open and
Lost Fountain The Seniors'
pen by young crown was cap-
Playing the 501st Signal Bat Battalion squad. handicap divisions.
lady full of ink. tured by Howard Sias who came
.
talion nine, Mongold's team The illegal players caused
Lost $10 bill by a working from off the pace to romp going racked up his no-'hitter with the forfeit. However, both Average number of tropical
girl tied in a knot away over runner-up Capt Me- storms which
can be expected
19 runs but a technicality gave teams knew before the
Lost A watch by a man witha Clarney. Walt Strader, NATT- game
-
during a is
I the Signal team a win by forthat DivArty could not legally year seven, accordingto
cracked face. Center Jax's 6ND Seniors' cham-
feit. statistics compiled by the
win and the
For Sale A bulldog. Will pion did not in the game was played
compete
Navy's Hurricane Hunters. Only
The role provides a 9-0 score rather than disappoint specta-
eat anything. Very fond of Regionals. for forfeited games. tors. (AFPS) half develop into full 'canes,
children. A classy woman golfer with an however.r .



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15 August 1957 JAX AIR NEWS Pago

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I AFPS SPORTS 165 Or More



RoundupAround Ae j" r Avg. QualifiesFor

the World In win r r y 1 'Classic'

ning the Ft. Dix golf tournament,
Harold Kneece broke the course + r* Navy bowlers who have established -

record for 18 holes in tournament an average of 165 or better
play when he stroked a brilliant should check on the formation of
first round 63 and then fired a the new "Classic" league being'ormcd
15-under par '261 for a new 72 t in Jacksonville.The .

hole course record over the par league will bowl on Friday
69 Dix layout. nights at the new Bowlerama being -

Joe Savoldl III, son of the all- i built on Phillips Highway.
time Notre Dame football great, t k. The new 24 lane alleys will be
is taking basic at Ft. Carson. Joe +E rW" completed in time to start bowl
III was not a football player, but ing about the last of September.The .

turned instead to track at a rivalof S Sa final league organizational
Notre Dame, Michigan State meeting will be held at the Hotel

University A hole-in-one con Washington at 2000 Friday, August
test will be included in regular 23. Bowlers who are interested
tourney play at the worldwideAir should attend the meeting.

Force golf tournament, slated More information may be obtained

for Shaw AFB Aug. 1217. u__ nmn by contacting Jim Sauers
Wendell It. Anderson, exOlympic TO DEFEND DISTRICT CROWN The Jax Navy Crackerjax, having recently completedtheir at extension 8447 or EV 41893.
Ice Hockey Team member, attending -City League schedule, are preparing: for the Sixth Naval District Womens Tourney next weekat .
Green Cove Springs Naval Station. Caught during a recent practice session were squad members,
basic officers course at front row, (left to right) Judy Dozman, Carolyn Johnson, Sophia Sayotovirh, Ann Cooper, Nancy Braves In Serious
Ft. Benning. I Gibbons and bat girl Ann Char Irs. near, Jean Carpenter, Diane Hillaert, Virginia Dewley, coach Carl
Top honors in the Middle Atlantic Wrightstl, Shirley Hanson, Virginia Hudson, ChriiJJuck and Ann Bradshaw. First Division BidThe
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Regional high-power rifle i
championship at Quantico, Va., CrackerjaxFace'emphis Jax Braves, in the midst of
went to a 17-year-old Marine Reservist I i a serious bid,. for the first division

George Van Orden, with JAX AIR WavesIn open an eight-day road
a 484 and 44Vs. SPORTS stand as the Sally League base

Fort y-three-year-old Harold I NEWSCharity 6ND SoftballIt's ball season draws near the closing

Ridgley took the Crookham golf stage.

course at Newbury, England, n'I "'_ strictly service competitionfor The Braves, finally coming to
apart with four sub-par rounds the Jax Navy Wave Cracker- life, will arrive back home for a
to win his fourth UK championship : jax from here on in, with the week-long stand against the Savannah
since 1952, leading the pack Football Game Sixth Naval District Softball Redlegs and Columbus
by 12 strokes. Ridgley, runnerupfor I Tournament scheduled to get underway Foxes, starting Aug. 23 at the
the 1957 British Amateur : Tuesday at Green Cove new ball park.Pistol .
title, will be bidding for his third' Boasts Power ElevensWhen Springs, Fla. Naval Station. .

all-Air Force crown this year. : The field will be inwomen's
sparse Club To
Man on Horseback is expert the colorful Chicago Bears and Pittsburgh Steelers
meet in Jacksonville's Gator Bowl Saturday night, fans will competition, with Mem-
jockey Eddie Arcaro who crossed
,
phis Navy's Waves the lone entry
probably get a look at contrasting styles of attack. Game Fire
the continent four times in a recent signed to oppose Jax Navy.A SaturdayThere
time is 2000.
week to ride about five
miles on horseback. Eddie booted The Bears, making a third} I Former Florida stars are with best of three series is slated, will be a meeting of all
home three winners at Belmontin straight appearance locally, have the Steelers, too. Jack O'Bricna, with winner advancing to the members of the NAS Pistol Team
New York on a Thursday, always played a rough and tough ex-Florida end; Charley Hutch South Atlantic Regional begin-. and other interested personnel at i
flew to Hollywood Park in running game. The Steclers, on ing, former Miami tackle, Roman ning Aug. 27 at Norfolk, Virginia. the Pistol Range Wednesday,
California the next day, stopped the other hand, are expected to Gavin, from Florida A & M, The Crackerjax are defending Aug. 21 at 1615.
off in Chicago on the way back launch a stiff aerial attack. will see action Saturday District champions. Last year, the A match will be held at the
local lasses the
were only entryin
for the Arlington Handicap on CHOICE TICKETS for the Both pro teams boast rough District but awardedthe range Saturday, starting at 1000.
play were
Saturday, rode at Belmont againon third annual charity professional and heavy lines. crown on their fine 20-7 rec Firing willbe with the 22 and 45
Monday, back to California on football game are on sale at the When the kick-off whistle caliber pistol. ,
Tuesday for the Sunset Handicapand following places aboard the Station toots, head coach Paddy Driscoll ord.They went as far as the third All Naval and Marine person
on Wednesday was back at : NAS Special Services, Com- of the Western Division champion round in All-Navy Eastern com nel stationed at NAS Jax are eli
the old stand at Belmont. FairJax and NATTCenter Gym, Bears and Walt Kiesling, Steeler petition before bowing in the gible.: Individual'entries must be

Muscleman Roy Smith, stationed Building 614. mentor, will have their squads double elimination event, 2-1, to received at the range by tomor-
aboard the carrier Philippine Sea, West and east stand seats sell ready for toe-to-toe action. Bainbridge. row at 1400.A .
was named "Mr. Armed Forces for $3.75 while south stand ducats : Following are the probable Earlier, they were no-hit victims fee of 75 cents, to cover trophies
1957" at Honolulu, Hawaii, in a go for $2.00. All proceeds go to i starting lineups for both clubs: at the hands of PhiladelphiaNaval and awards, will be charged
"body beautiful" contest.A charity. Pittsburgh Jack McClairen, Base, 4-0, after defeatingthe each competitor. Shooters must .
score of 45-6 sounds like a Starting lineups were not set le; Frank Varrichione, It; Joe Philly entry in the opening furnish own ammunition and

basketball score, but that was earlier this week but both rosters Krupa, Ig; Jim Taylor, c; Bob round, 64.Veterans. guns.
the total run up by the WACs of are dotted heavily with great O'Neill, rg; Bob Gaona, rt; Ray of last year's tourneywars For further information, con-
tact J. D. Waldron extension 686.
Ft. Jackson in a softball "contest" pigskin figures.CHICAGO Matthems, re; Ted Marchibroda, still with the Crackerjax include 4 .,
with their counterparts of Ft. HAS under pen-and- qb; Jack O'Brien, Ihb; Lynn Ruth Bradshaw, Chris Mellon\ Is Area's Lone
Bragg With an estimated ink such outstanding halfbacksas Chandnois, rhb, and Fran Rogel, Buck, Sophia Sayatovich, Nancy
$100,000 yearly in bonus and Jack Johnson, ex-U. of Miami, fb. Gibbons, Ann Cooper, Carolyn Entrant In NRA ShootJax
salary, it figures that Ted Williams and Vic Zucco, formerly of Mich- Chicago Harlon Hill, le; Bill Johnson and Shirley Hanson. Navy's Bill Mellon is 1
gets $255 for every time at igan State. Wightkin, It; Herman Clark, Ig; > among the multitude of top
bat.Shaw Rick Casares, who played so Larry Strickland, c; Stan Jones, Since commissioning of the marksmen throughout the country
AFB's ace golfer, Harley notably for the U. of Florida a rg; Earl Leggett, rt; Jim Dooley, Navy's Hurricane Hunters in competing in the National '
Long:, has been listed among the few seasons! back, will also be in re; Ed Brown, qb; Willie Galli- 1946, the squadron has flown Rifle and Pistol Championshipsnow ..I
top ten golfers in the Air Force Windy City flannels.TViie more, Ihb; Gene Schroeder, rhb, into 70 hurricanes involving going on at Camp Perry, 0# '

for the past 11 years. (AFPS) .......;.. being. ; a_ practice tilt.,. both and Rick Casares, fb. winds of over 75 mph.so Ohio.
lineups will be' dotted with Mellon, who's the only entrant ,
rookies, some highly-touted and from the North Florida area, will ''
IM Keg Meeting others practically unknown, except At Home On The Pistol Range, be firing against more than 1,000
to the wandering eye of a riflc-piitol aces from coast to
Set Monday football scout.AUBREY coast. .
Wife Wins MedalsA
An organizational meeting for ROZZELL is a mem Navy Many '

the 1957 Fall Mainside Intramural ber of a promising corps of Sea V
Bowling League will be held rookie talent attempting to land Navy housewife, who decided I joined him." Deep Fishing

Monday at 6930 at NAS Special berths with this year's Bear to take up pistol shooting In 1954, she out-shot 33 men Trips AvailableAn :
eleven. because it was her husband's favorite in the Sparrow's Point Police ,
Services, not tomorrow as ..
viously announced.All pre- Rozzell, practically an unknown, hobby, has become one of Match at Baltimore, placing thirdin opportunity for all deep-sea
squadrons and division played football for tiny Delta the country's better sharpshooters.. the marksman aggregate.Last fishing enthusiasts to get a full :

resentatives who wish to participate reps State College of Mississippi. TilE MARKSWOMAN, Mrs. L. year, Lou, as her friends day of fishing is in the offing .
Pittsburgh will be carrying a call her, took fourth place in the through arrangements made by .
in the league should attend A. Hendrix, began collecting trophies
National Ladies' Matches and this the NATTCcnter Service '
Special
backfield too. Loadedat
powerful .
the meeting and have entries sub and medals she has 65 -
slot, the season finished third in the Flor- Department.
the quarterback
mitted by that time. soon after she begun target shooting
ida State Ladies' The boat will leave the
Steelers can count on Ted Mar- aggregate. May.
in 1951.
Fleet Air Wing 11 won lastlaU's '
chibroda and Jack Scarbath, SHE GARNERED a first place port dock at 0730 Saturday and
title while VP-18 recently Mrs. Hendrix took to the pistol
couple of veterans, and rookie finish in the River Bend Handgun Sunday and will return at approximately -
captured the spring crown. range, she explained, because she
Championships at Atlanta 1700 each
Len Dawson, former Purdue a com day.
League play should get under wasn't to of
getting enough
see *
whiz.A petition approved by the National Tickets for this trip *nay be
way around September 9. her husband, Mike, a chief at
+ LITTLE short on halfbacks, Rifle Association.And picked up at Building 614, with
NAS Pcnsacola Florida.
The violent winds of a 'cane the Pittsburgh ranks have been while she's been collecting the set price of $3.50 per person
north of the Equator travel slightly bolstered with the fine "HE WAS spending all his trophies, Mrs. Hendrix has also which includes bait and line.
counter-clockwise around a very play of rookie Gene Cichowski, spare time on the pistol range," found time to keep house and Food and drink may be purchased
calm area known as the "eye." little-known player from Indiana. she recalled. couldn't beat him, raise a son, Mike Jr., five (AFPS) on board.



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Woman Air News '. :" ; "fi:<., : ::",: :.. 1 (

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Tells Of Hurricane : S )
: -S For Rent

__ 1bdrm. apt. furn. Avail. Sept, 15.
(Continued from Page 1)) havior. Where these Hester. EV 8-4447

get the heavily gas-laden plane ously been large r > 1-bdrm. house 5934 Firestone Rd.

into the air A flight of some 14 crested, they were % Mrs. Wheat. EV 97504.

hours lay ahead.Aerologist confused without _____ 1-bdrm. furn. apt. Bath, garg.
Lt. Dave Hurt Jr., direction : ::;; : :: : Mrs. Moreland, EV 90312.

who is also a qualified plane corn RAIN SQUALLS ; For Sale

mander, entered his nose positionto rounded us, however, 3bdrm. masonry house. 6154
check delicate radar instru appeared to be no : __ Cedar Hills Blvd. Mrs Scott.

ments. These bounce radar waves with regard to cloud ; :'uM EV 9-8743.

off the sea surface during low Highest wind : __ 3-bdrm. 2-bath, brick house. G. I.
penetration flights, telling accu pegged at 65 mph : :jra equity, Avail now. 5368 Royc
75 miles an hour of : Ave.
rate altitude. :: Angelieri, EV 4-3551.
fore.It. :: 3-bdrm. Air Condo hodse3053
"These instruments don't work
looked ai if College St. Mr. Bass, EV 9-8335.
correctly, came his voice over
i
clining to be a lady a Miscellaneous
the intercom. A re-check showedthe
fault to be highly technical, wild, destructive witch.It Wanted: Ride from Swan and
and with some suitable remarksto was decided to : Stinson to NAS. firs 07301600.

mainland some 50 Ext. 741 or EV 88700. Mrs.
cover the situation, Lcdr. De- ..I3m
obtain a definite fix Brooks.
Mayo gave instructions to radio WORK Lt. Dave Hurt Jr., aerologist
the NAS head back into the Hunters Wanted: Car Pool from Oak Hills
tower and have another of VW-4, checks computations
plane prepared for takeoff whenwe point its exact of P2V Neptune just before entering into area to NAS. Hrs 07301600.
set down. land we sighted could Bertha. Lt. Hurt is also a qualified Ext. 8450. Chief Shinn.

called that. Wanted: Ride from Riverside or
THIS IN itself was easier said We were in an area were to the world to actually penetrateinto Edison Ave. to NAS. }irs. 0830-

loaded than done.with W. were so' heavily rey had inundated, and Light the eye of a hurricane by 1600. Ext. 8244 or EV' 81433.
gas that some had to
everywhere. Cars Lillian
62 of Jax plane. Hare.
be used up before we could makea
half ..
submerged --4
and
of the --
safe landing. So, for the next 'bunched We were all starting to sag a
hour or so we circled Jacksonvilleon together on wistful little with a total of some 171 EnthusiasmContinued
dry land.
nice it! hours aloft. My head began to
an unscheduled tour, seeing
the city bathed in moonlight with WE OBTAINED a of a nod and only the pilot's requestfor ( from Page 1))
from Pecan
the St. John's River Island and flying landing instructions snappedme ranean with VAH-1 aboard the
a sight to be
La.
and then headed
hold. of the back to reality when we were aircraft carrier USS Forrestal

Under again. Below we over NAS Jax. We landed at 2130. VAH-3 of Jax and a Sanford-
the capable hands of couple of fishing received'K over 40
Lcdr. DeMayo, the plane landed struggling for shore time I'd like to make a trip into a based squadron also are equipped .
if again in the skilled care of with A3Ds. And VAP-62, which
smoothly at 0545. We were air tering
seas.
the
jets, was due back at NAS Jax
yester
boisterous
more
storm but onlVW4's
,
borne in a second plane about It seemed y
only
our first
fifty minutes later. truly amazing storm seekers day, expects to be flying the
we bumped back hours in
swept-wing two-engine jets in
who
provided ending
a perfect
An uneventful flight outer fringes of
brought or more to unusual adventure the very near future.ACCORDING .
by
us over Tampa, and out over the tha, emerging from I my TO Comdr. L. A
making
me Hurricane
an honorary
ocean. Breakfast, consisting of and 45-50 knot winds have to Hunter. Hopkins, production manager at

scrambled eggs, bacon, bread and of comparative calm. I that{ stuff O & R, !it is this influx of A3Ds
milk was sent forward from the In the short time DeMayo, into the Jacksonville area that

tiny galley, and while I enjoyedthe left to go inland the i outer FightingContinued prompted the early start of the

eggs and milk, the bacon formed a definite high rework program here.
didn't ( from Pate 1))
appeal. calm center of 8
this '
Not caught entirely! short, 0 &
About 200 miles out of Tampa. ameter, and it was rains and a ballbat in the background. R has been conducting a con
we ran into the outer bands of to circle inside the it bounced The name "Slugger" was conceived centrated planning and training

the storm, and heavy rain completely amphitheatre of at the same time as the program for servicing the A3D

blocked out visibility for The pressure dropped nil ball bat on the patch. since June 27. Personnel of the

ward as the plane bucked under tered the eye and air picture of The squadron, in celebration of department have put in 400 man-

increased winds. plane became eI smashing the arrival of their new aircraft, days at other activities studying

WE WERE flying at an altitudeOf took off my shoes and any mo- have conceived a new design for the Sky Warrior and the process-

400 feet most of the time, although flight suit sleeves and ( worried the tail and wing markings of ing required to incorporate

sudden gusts of wind altered Wind pressures had as flying their "supersonic ball bat." changes in the aircraft and to

this reading within seconds. through small able to VF-103 will soon be showingoff perform major repair and main

Admiration for these skilled men previously annoying all its new equipment in all tenance operations.
mounted as during the plane's of water down my had ale its gaudy splendor to anyone whois At least 277 of the man-days

wind-buffetted plunges up anddown came a cool blessing.We .) fast enough to get close enoughto were spent in actual on-the-job)

the aerologist calmly surveyed circled inside the emerged see it. training alongside experienced

the sea surface below; gave ing ring for about was a employees of the 0 & R activityat

the pilot necessary altitude adjustment I getting necessary data, even Call To NAS Norfolk, the Douglas
; turned to view the entire ogist constantly were still Aircraft Corporation and the

storm area through his radarscope cellent hurricane (Continued from Page 1) A3D-equipped squadron at San

and wrote detailed figured presentation.A was account in case of need. ford.
reports to be sent every half hour tasty box lunch a small THE TRAINING at these points
FAILURE TO meet this moral
by radio to waiting weather sta rounds and surprisingly over the will continue for another 164
tions. had been so busy become obligation, coupled with a constant man-days.
phenomena below that and even increased demandfor To date
with the a planned require
For some reason clear
a
pictureof blood in the several
the past
least bit sick ments
the but procurement of 3,000 items
storm
area itself could
be obtained not bone-weary. woman months created a deficit in the required by the program has been
on the screens because Navy Account which must be
About this time initiated the
we perhaps through Navy Supply
of unidentified objects filled.. A rfpfirit; rannftt h* i It'co.
------ -- ------ -------- -- System Comdr.
Hopkins
showing up. We soon found"out nored until a crisis occurs. By said. Also
required are more than
what they were. Holding an altitude then is
it all too late. 400 special tools
handling and
of 350 feet
and
pushing our The current price of blood, if test equipment, of which half

way through heavy rain, we were SRLRITc: purchased commercially, is $25a already have been received.
confronted
suddenly with
offshore oil drillstructures huge pint. The Navy Account takes Topping. off the heavy demands
some care of this without cost to military 1 that occur"with installation of a
rearing up close to 275 feet. i
and civilian personnel of completely new rework program
At this unnerving sight, the the Jax Navy and their de are 5,000 blueprints, 100 pieces of

plane was practically lifted an pendents. technical information and 180

extra hundred feet on inhaled YESTERDAY the Bloodmobilewas pounds of photo-templates which

breath, and shocked silence r : at Naval Station Green Cove either have been received or are
reigned supreme for a few sec- ; Springs. Next Wednesday, Aug. on the way.

onds. "Well," piped a voice over 21, it will again be at Ward A of The goal for processing each

the intercom, "this is the first the Station Dispensary between A3D, Comdr.. Hopkins said, is

time I've ever done hurricane 0800 and 1200 to accept donations 30 calendar days. Estimates are

reconnaissance over anything like 'dy. from personnel of NATTCenter. that about 50 men will be required

this.!!"This is downright dangerous The following Wednesday, Aug. per workday per aircraft,

$ \., 28, it will to ready to accept with the work performed in two
TilE OIL rigs were in water blood from those of Fleet Air shifts. Projected schedules Indicate -
just off mud flats that stretchedfar that four A3Ds will be in

inshore. They were all de Jax.On Wednesday, Sept. 4, it!t will process simultaneously.
serted, some with lights still
once more be up to military and
burning eerily in the daylight. ) civilian personnel of NAS Jax to WEEKEND TIDE
When & 1
at 1115
aerologist Hurt :
add their share to the Navy Ac
remarked, "This is it," a glanceat __m -- -- HIGH LOW
count in the Jacksonville Blood
the sea surface bore out his MARINE OUT AFTER 20 AM PM AM PM
T/Sgt Percy Jones, (left) is Bank If all departments are determined -
remark. Wind velocities are shown receiving the good wishes of NAS Jax Marine Barracks Fri, 11:32: 11:40: 5:00: 5:23:
Judged on these low penetration Personnel from MJr. Charles Carpenter. Looking on is SgU' to meet their quotas, by I Sat. 12:16: 5:43: 6:20:
Carroll T/Sgt. the end of this period the deficitshould
Davis.
Jone, a motor transport chief retired
Au-
Sun. 12:26 1:08 6:32 7:18or.
; flights by watching wave be : : : :
'. gust 7 after 20 yean service" be wiped out.




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