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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: December 5, 1957
Frequency: weekly
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Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
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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 Rating Hikes Awarded To 195 Enlisted Men Here ,


More than half the Navy's tests with rate hikes going to 45,216 of the 75,841 sailors who and 30 first class PO ratings.By promoted with 12,070 getting

enlisted men who passed last 67. passed the August tests were pay grade, these are the 100 percent promotions.
August's PO promotion exams NATTCenter reported 212 advanced. figures on promotion results: E-4-36,297 passed; 23,313

were elevated as of Dec. 1, according passing marks with new rates There were 100 percent pro- For E-6 13,959 passed; promotions; 100 percent advancements -
to Navy Times. going to 128.Detailed motions for August testpassers 4,833 promoted; 100 percent
On the local scene, NAS Jax figures released in in 35 third class petty officer promotion to 3,462. in 35 ratings to

registered 139 men passing the ,the Navy Times show that ratings, 36 second class E-5-25,585 passed; 17,070 I 11,888 passers.



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The NAS Jacksonville
"Hurricane ,
Hunters" of VW4 -
had a very interesting visi- VOL. 15 No. 35 U. S. N. A. S. Jacksonville, Florida 5 December 1957

tor last week. To Last Two WeeksAnnual

lie was Mr. Tin Ting Chen a ip
.A.r
member of the Hong Kong Royal

Observatory and currently 1 in ri O&R Break
the United States under a United
Nations Fellowship to study mod- ""

ern weather. Chen research has already methods.Mr. spent. To Begin Dec. 23The

some two months in Miami study-
ing weather techniques, and aftera F

brief visit in Jacksonville will NAS Jax O & R Department will be closed for its

go to West Palm Beach weather annual shutdown as of Monday, December 23, it was announ-
facilities for his remaining three ced here yesterday. Routine work schedules will be resumedas

months in America.The of Monday. January. 6. 1958.
information he gatherswill The shutdown affords brief i
be primarily used on his return ;$ respite in the busy shops and will be affected by the shutdown., .
home to better interpret typhoon k permits yearly plant maintenancework Since this is a yearly occurence;
data received by the Hong ate{ 3 t { ( : that would otherwise be however most of them will take'annual
:2+
Kong observatory. impossible. leave to cover the eight-

Accompanying him as escort ( SOME 2.900 O & R employees working-day period involved.An .
during his Jacksonville visit was estimated 300 persons will
_
Mr. John Watson, meterologistwith be retained for plant maintenancework.
the Imeson Airport.VP18's s i Retail Stores Schedule Among these will be those
C s x Yule Shopping HoursA : employees who do not have suf-

.... ;k ficient leave accumulated to
.- v h __ schedule has been arranged -
Missile HURRICANE DATA EXPLAINED-Lt (jg) "Buddy" Roth, allowing one of the cover the shutdown period and
(right) VW.4 aerologist, explains weather charts accumulated on Retail who are willing to assist main-
three Exchange
Recovery Effort hurricanes to Hong Kong meteorologist Tin Ting Chen (center) Navy tenance forces wherever possible
and Imeson Airport weatherman John Watson. Mr. Chen is a Stores aboard the Station to
Earns PlauditsAdmiral member of the Hong Kong Royal Observatory on a United Nations remain open until 1900 Mon- THOSE THAT cannot be ab-
Fellowship grant to study modern weather forecasting day through Friday during the sorbed in this manner will be required -
Arleigh Burke, Chiefof systems. He will apply knowledge gained here toward Interpre- Christmas holiday season, it to take leave without pay.

Naval Operations, recently extended tation of typhoons-threatenting- -his homeland.- - has been announced by One or more O& R officers will
congratulations to Patrol Comdr. J. H. Whitener, Navy be on duty at all times and security -
Squadron 18, commanded by Military Pay Hike Draft Exchange Officer. crews will work around
Comdr. R. H. Gillock, for its partin Beginning Dec. 9 and con- the clock throughout the shut-

the recovery of a Jupiter mis- tinuing through Dec.. 23, the down.

sile nose-cone. Mainside store will remain Work schedules are not expected -
Hit Hill Next MonthNavy
By successfully recovering the May open until 1900 Monday nights; to be greatly disrupted in
nose-cone that had soared to record the NATTCenter store will the huge shops since allowancesare

altitude in "outer-space," Times reported this week that legislation to increase pay be open Tuesday and Friday made ahead of time for such
this nation was able to announceit by six per cent for all with more than two years service or bv the until 1900; and the Hospital contingencies. Only six working
had solved the classic problem Cordiner pay scale may be ready for Congress when it reconvenesin exchange will remain pen days of December will be involved -
involved in missiles reenteringthe January. Wednesday nights. and two in January of
eart /'s atmosphere. The Mainside store will con- the New Year.MDBS .
VP-18 was one of several Na- Drafts of the proposed bill are level to the Cordiner scale. tinue to remain open until
reportedly circulating for staff
val units participating in the exercise Opposition is developing to the 2000 each Thursday. Payments Duo
comment. Officials have said that
with the and retirement provision which Toyland, located in Building
along Army ,
there are many aspects of the Mutual Death Benefit Society
554 at NATTCenter, will remain -
Air Force. The squadron would give retired the
was pay on
bill which will appear "tricky, members are reminded that assessment -
honored basis of a of open Tuesday and Fri-
commendation the
by a special percentage active -
provi-
particularly retired pay Nos. 83 and 84 are due
from Maj. Gen. D. N. Yates, sions. duty pay being drawn at the day until 1900. by Dec. 17
Commander Air Force Missile time of retirement, instead of -
Test Center Patrick AFB for They also explained the way in keeping retired pay tied to active J :_ .n...
"excellent coordination with the which officer's pay will convertin duty pay for a specific grade
Test Centers." four steps from the present and length of active service, according -
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Aid Charity

Originally planned as a sou-
venir for all VA-176 wives, a b H en
"favorite recipe" cookbook being
compiled by officers' wives of
the squadron will be diverted instead -
to raising money for a
worthwhile charitable project.

THE GROUP performs volun-
teer duty once a month at the
i->#' Memorial Unit of the Duval Med
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,, ".<" rn..A..r....__..... "NN"'U.q%.rn _",ff"A ical: Center, supplying coffee and
1..w.-WIVES' COOKBOOK-Funds raised from sale of cookbooksnow cookies to psychiatric patients. _' WI___ .,.....
being assembled by VA-176 officers wives will be used Cost of coffee, paper cups, MARINE-OF-THE-MONTH Rolland Hyatt (left) U
for a favorite charitable prof est. Representative of the many cream, sugar, cookies and nap- being congratulated by Capt. R. H. Keller NAS Jax Marine
informal meetings held to further cookbook production was that kins quickly absorbed available Barracks executive officer, following a meritorious mast for his
held last week by four of the wives. They are, (left to right) funds, and it was decided to ex- selection as Marine-of. .-month for November. Hyatt, a nativeof
Mesdames William Tobin Jr., Frederick Crosby (originator of Memphis Tenn., was commended for his outstanding attention -
idea), Laverne Cummins and Howard HalletL (Please turn to Page 2. Col. 2)) to duty-plus his neatness attitude and conduct:



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Nursery OperatesOn Fasron Six, VA-104, Fasron-109, VP-5 P<


j1 X fU B&1)W) s New ScheduleThe cout0VPS '; Squadroni I Iris 3


at Naval Air NAS Jax Nursery on
Published every Thursday for Navy and Marine activities I I
Station, Jacksonville, Fla. HAS. Jacksonville Childs Street announces new VP-16 lee

Capt. Elliott W. Parish Jr. ........ ...... ... ............................. Commanding Officer hours of operation as of last Patrol Squadron Five wel- VP-16 now, has three honorary wi
Comdr. Robert H. Smith --.......................... ............... ...............-....... Execuuve Officer
submariners in
Fleet AIr JacksonvilleRear Monday. comed aboard Lcdr. Donald the squadron. En- Tr
Adm. Wendell O. Switzer ............................._..................................Commander arrived from dutyat signs Bob Carter
to vii
ClopS.. S. Searcy, Jr ........................................... .. _.._.............-.. Chief of Staff Monday and Tuesday: 0645 Gately recently Harry Tassel
Fleet Al Wing El v.n" NAS Port Lyautey, Morocco. I and T. J. Trigg Jr., spent
Capt Sidney J. Lawrence ........._........................................................ ............ Commander 1830; three
Capt. T. E. White ..,......?................................................................................- Chief of Staff Wednesday and Thursday: 0645to He is a familiar face to the offi- days aboard submarines during CC]

Capt. Charles L. Moor'l Ifaral Jr.Air....._Technical_.................Training...................Cealer............ Commanding Officer. 2230; cers who spent their deploymentin VP-SSK exercises held off Key m>
Comdr. Wilfred K. rieihmaa Executive Officer Friday:0645: to 0100 (Satur- Morocco. West recently.An co;

Capt. Benjamin N. Ali .................Naval..............hospital.....................-.............. Commanding Officer; day) ; Congratulations to A 1 and eight-pound, five-ounce son C.
Capt. Marcy Shupp ........_.........,,........i..U1..i.................................. Executive Officer Saturday: 0700 to 0100 (Sun- Rosalie Levy on their recent Harry Jr., was born to Lt ()jg) to:;

C pt Norman O. Anderson ......................................_..._......... Commanding Officer I day) andSunday marriage. Immediately followingthe and Mrs. H. J. Hammond, Nov Hi
Comdr. William 1C. Hardy ........_..........................................._........ Executive Officer ; the Naval E'Ni
: 0845 to 1300. ceremony, they flew to Nassau 24 at Hospital. Mother
Printed commercially with non-appropriated funds la Jacksonville Florida Nurs- Mary Ann and baby
the are
at no expense to the government and In compliance with NAVZXO3 P-3J As a special service for a week-long honeymoon. reported
Rev. Nov. IMS. Distributed free of charge to military and civilian personndof ery will extend its closing hours Lt. (Ue) Levy is electronics officer doing nicely.
Fleet Air Jacksonville. Naval Air Station Naval Air Technical Training
Center Fleet Air Wing 11, Naval Air Reserve Training Unit and the U. S. for special events.Organizations for the squadron. "Bull Ensign" Frank M e e Its sc,
Naval HoeplUl.Service, desiring time extensions is I made Lt (jg) Nov. 18, leaving P.:
Information Officer Lcdr. J. F. Klrkllghter, Jr VP-5's basketball team preparing -
Managing Editor Andrew H. Planey should contact nursery for the approaching sea- his title to be shared jointly by ch
Assistant Editor Gordon Robbie; Staff Reporters Jack Holmes PHI;
Ensigns David Vawter
Nan Bingenheimer Gerald atI'
Lynn Weldman J03; John Isbell. JOSN; Ben Sylar, SN; Phyllis Fletcher; supervisior son by practicing whenever the
Staff Photographer, Jim PH3. extension 368, at least two days MacKay and Peter Darling.
The Jax Air News oreme 'r of the Armed Forces Press Service. gym is available. Ensign Harvey
Material appearing In this publication can be reprinted providing credit it I in advance. I I I Huff is organizing the team. I VP-16 sports two new chiefs. .
given. Photograph, unless otherwise credited, are official U. S. Navy photo- Jack Perry, PRC,
graphs Reservations for* New Years reporting
The following officers have recently -
Phone Editorial extensions offices 8184.located 6348. X71 In or Room 216. S30, Mala Administration Building.J Eve will be taken as of Dec. 9.I been promoted to lieuten- aboard from ATU-206, Pensacola. I.

_.. ....._u". .__ ant-junior grade: Ron Carr, Dick and Norman Gieske, AOC, who :
was advanced from first class
Gastley and Joe Charvat. In addition i
>> ;, ordnanceman.
I Walter Glickman was pro- I
moted to lieutenant.Due .
If
Fasron 109
to this situation, a. mas- f
During the past week, Fasron
sive "wetting down" party is in t.
109 was given art Administrative x
main t.t
order. Free beer will be
R.' # attraction. /Material Inspection by the Staff ,.;, t

of the Commander, Fleet Air
Wing 11. This type inspection is

: : VA-104 conducted at least once each year
The Hells Archers of Attack
in
every squadron in the Wing.
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Squadron 104 returned to their
g 4 'P f }; After an intensive inspection,
NAS Jax nest last week thus
under the direction
of Capt. S. J.
r
$ I ) < ending a very successful carrier Lawrence, ComFairWing-11 and
I b qualification cruise on board the
Capt. T. S. White, Chief Staff Officer -
USS (CVA-11)).
ci Intrepid Fasron 109 was awarded an
/ 6 1 :: Comdr. Jack Durio and 24 pilots overall grade of "Excellent."

ri acquired 222 arrested land-
Capt. White, in company with
ings, 55 touch-and-go landingsand ,the squadron CO, Comdr. P. L
26 steam "cat" shots. All pilots
( -
I Holmes, conducted the personnel
HONORING EXCHANGE EMPLOYEES Some 47 Navy Exchange employee at NAS Jax completed basic qualificationand inspection, and was amazed at
and neighboring installations received service pins and letters of presentation recently marking Lt. Bill Ashley even made
five and ten years of Exchange employment. NAS Jax presentations were made by Comdr. the 20,000th landing aboard the the degree of perfection the men
John Whitener to the group above. Left to right. (first row) V e r.le Collins Alma Koch had attained in their personal
Dolly Wiggins, Comdr. Whitener Willie Countryman Monroe Ford and Albert Crown. Intrepid. These were the first attack appearance.
Second row Earle Appleby. Lucille Black. Rolmia Campbell. Elisabeth Devore. Lucille Griffis carrier landings in service. a
and Ollis Brewer. Third row Ella Catkin Janie Johnson. Martha Jones Willie Levant. Willie type for 19 of the pilots.
Paige and Louisa Plair. Fourth row: S. Givens SH2 W. M. Barbee SH3 W. C. Mallard. SH3. Fasron Six
A. A. Lewis SHI. and F. H. Crosby. SHI. Absent: are James Bryant Minnie Carland. Alice Khei- This past week the squadron
Fasron Six
ralla CWO J. HL Fred N. L. Wells. SH3. C. F. Erb SH2 C. W. Warre SHSN S. D. Bagwell. bade farewell to Charles Caver- regrets departureof
SHI. and C. J. Salvaggio SH2. zasi, ADC, who was transferredto its supply officer, Lt (jg) J. J.

--- --- Helicopter Training Unit, El- Quindlen. He was released from

'Nation's Oldest City' To Play Host lyson Field, Pensacola, Fla., and active duty Nov. 29, and has ac-

ImID Einar Hanson, PRC, who departed cepted a position in Philadelphia.

To Servicemen This for Keflavik, Iceland, to reportto Fasron Six extends congratulations -

(Mainside and NATTCenter Saturday. Fasron Seven for duty. I to the forty; men who have
advanced in
movie daily, 1800 and 2000. Saturday St. Augustine will open its Welcome aboard to Charles rating.
Sunday and holidays,I arms to servicemen in uniform tine Alligator Farm, Moonshine Blansett, AD1, who reported here | A word of welcome to the following -

1400, J800 and 2000. Hospital this Saturday in an "all-city"I Exposition, Fountain of Youth, from RecSta, Brooklyn, N. Y. j enlisted men who have

movie daily, 1900.) Pal Day sponsored by the USO. Casper's Alligator Farm, Oldest recently come aboard: William
I Some 11 sight-seeing spots will I Schoolhouse, Spanish Fort and Thirty-eight years ago, Navy Me E wan, SKSN, from Navy

Thursday. Dec. 5 open their doors, giving servicemen I the Oldest House in the U. S. NC-4 seaplane made the first Schools Command, Newport, R. 1.;

Mainside Fire Down Below I free admission. Included in SPECIAL prices will also bei trans-atlantic flight from Rock- Gerald Rich, AD2, from VA-3

(color drama) with Rita Hay- I the group are Potters Wax Mu- i given groups for horse drawn I away, N. Y., to Plymouth, Eng- (:, and Joseph Zilbert, BM2, from

worth Jack Lemmon and Robert seum, Ripley Museum, Lightner I carriages. Other special events. land. the USS Tarawa.

ditchum. (One showing, 1900 Museum, the Old Jail, St. Augus- I for uniformed servicemen, their I

only). I _(wives and families include a free

NATTCenter Will Success CookbookContinued ''conducted sightseeing tour of the

Spoil Rock Hunter? (color comedy oldest city in the U. S., by trailer

) with Mansfield trains, anytime between 0800 and
Jayne Tony ( from Page 1))
Randall. 1600, with tours starting on the
pand production of the cookbooksand hour and the half-hour.
Hospital The Man
Quiet
sell them.
( comedy drama ) with John FREE TRANSPORTATION on
Wayne and Maureen O'Hara. For the 19 wives involved, the city buses; an all-hands orchestra

change of plan was a pretty big dance at the Catholic Lyceum i c< ,

Friday Dec. 6 order. I from 2000 to 2300 with music by R F Qo rda
Mainside Invitation to a the NAS Jax band; special pricesfor
SOME 150 cookbooks
Dance (color ballet) with Gene were pro- wives (half-price) and chil-
and Tamara Taumanova.Also jected, each to contain some 100
Kelly I dren (children's prices) ; and last, t
Millionaire Droopy. tested recipes. The recipes were but not the least, free refresh-

NATTCenter Fire Down Be- typed on stencils, the stencils run, I ments during the day served at I 1 1lS4t

low. then the recipes cut and pasted the USO at 63 St. George St.

Hospital Will Success Spoil into the books for a total of approximately A picnic area has been set up

'Rock Hunter? 3500 pages. at Wayside Park across the Bridgeof

Saturday. Dec. 7 I Even washable plastic coverson Lion's on AIA Highway.
front of each book had to be THERE WILL also be a Navy-
Mainside Hear Me Good
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j hand-stenciled with the squadron's Civic reception sponsored the
I by,
(comedy) with Hal March and
Thunderbolt
insignia be- committee of the St. AugustineUSO
Joe E. Ross. Also Whatta
Knight.
fore the "publishers" decided to '
for military leaders from I,
NATTCenter Invitation
to a
Dance. release the books for sale. 1700 to 1900 at the St. AugustineArt

At 75 cents a copy, this unique Association Center, 22 Ma- WAVE
Fire Down CAPTURES HONORS-LL Col. Mitchell
Hospital Below. William
souvenir and aid to housewives rine St.
commanding officer of the Marin Aviation Detachment at
Monday Dec. 9 should rate a quick sell-out. Ad- A special tour for visiting mili- u NA IvPt"ler' gives Eileen Boughton AA a congratulatory

Mainside Escape from San vance orders are being acceptednow tary leaders will be held on a certificate designating her as honor student in

Quentin, (drama) with Johnny by Mrs. Nancy Hallett, tele- sight-seeing train to leave frontof recent Boughion graduation has bee exercises at Aviation Fundamentals School.
n transferred
De I ond and Merry Anders. phone EV 9-0233. the same building at 1500. Olathe Kan. to Air Controlman School.







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5 December 1957 JAX


Pack 131 To AidIn T
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Toys Project 5

NAS Jax Cub Scout Pack 131
is currently conducting a toy col-'
1' :1
lection project in cooperationwith ':
the Marine Air Reserve
Training Unit and the Jackson- '.5 S '
ville Jaycees. I & 'iii4
Any discarded toys will be accepted -
prior to Dec. 12. Cub- z. R
master C J. Heise, AOC, or the \ YY
committee chairman, Comdr. L. 1
C. Covell, should be notified of
toys to be collected for the drive. Q.
Heise may be reached at
EV 4-3848 and Comdr. Covell at
NAS extension 467. I

All three NAS Jax-sponsored

scouting units-Post, Troop and: : M
Pack 131 will receive new I
charters in a ceremony Dec. 11
at 1900 at the scout hall.

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poisoning is extremely high among youngtesrs
young John Hamilton, 3, was such a cooper-
pitfalls. Assisted by year-old sister, Cheryl
( ) peek into a small can of gasoline and can of
( ) ( ) grab for an aspirin bottle and other med-
Jr I Lt (Parenti of the children. Lt. and Mrs. K. R.
be used at a "what not to do" example

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I I II $ r oil of winter-Poisoning cupboards easily opened or on


polish, shelves'easily reached.
Aspirin bottles were left aroundon
tranquilizing
I tables, benches, or in medi-
fatal attrac-
cine cabinets accessible by chair.
Although it is impossible to
-- chewing watch a child's every move, par-
plaster flakes ents could greatly reduce chemi-
Christmas Ball factor. cal-poisoning-of-children figuresby

place? What employing safety precautionsin
Set WednesdayThe 40897.'l the handling, use, and storageof
Naval Air Weapons of the cases drugs and toxic household pre-
System School will be sponsorof ( ) preparations parations.
the NATTCenter Annual these
Christmas Ball in King Hall, stored in Hollingsead, Henderson
Wednesday, Dec. 11, from 2000 saucers Head AE School Class
containers.
to 24QO. -
Francis Hollingsead, AEMAN,
All hands of NATTCenterand ( I placed in
I of Vernon, Ill, and Pfc. Donald
NAS and guests are cord- by
Henderson, of Bokoshe, Okla.,
ially invited to attend the
shared top honors in last week'sgraduation
function, which ushers in the Re-Up
at the Aviation Elec-
1957-58 Christmas holidays.
trician's Mate School Class A at
There will be entertainmentand NATTCenter
refreshments. More inv rate at
EV- Hollingsead, who entered the
portant will be dance music a surge for
service in November 1956, has
Del and and a
provided by Clayton
been transferred to Cecil Field,
was
his orchestra.
7- while Henderson, who joined the
due for Marines in January of this year,
is still unassigned.The .
C e c i reenlisted.
total to 193
year with C-82 was the first airplane
Dr. designed in WW 11 exclusively to

EV- I carry cargo.

ALL SAINT'S CHAPEL I .. .. r,....S..r...
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Sunday, Dec. 8 GI i;

0930 Sunday School, three- :
year-olds through adults, Bldg. I
722; Service of Divine Worship, $300
Chaplain Osman.

HOD Service of Divine Wor-
:
ship Davis., Chaplains Reagan and 21.ride

1830 Teen-age Fellowship, ing.
Bldg. 722. ext. ( )

1900) United Fellowship of :
Protestants, Bldg. Bldg. 722.
ST. EDWARD'S CHAPEL

Sunday Dec. 8 :
-King Hall, Bldg. 563 to ,6%, r.'q.J'yC : i
(St. Edwards Chapel, is now car % r' ti r
closed for repairs.)
Daily-0630-Small ChapeL 4iLL. i4

Saturday Dec.7 : William Green,'((second from right)) "-assigned-
0800-Small Chapel. Nov. has been elected as most outstand-
I ST. LUKE'S CHAPEL : Program' graduating group at NAS Jax.
I Sunday Dec. 8 help from Bill Purcell, president the NAS
named top man as a result of his achieve
0630-Catholic Mass ing
makes the award to the outstand
093tt-Service of Divine Wor- 9, in the ceremony are Capt. Elliott W. Parish Jr
ship, Chaplain Bryant. PO ( ) D. Tyra (right). O & R Officer.



4 JAX AIR MEWS 5 December 1957
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In! OpenerThe


Jax Navy Crackerjax open-

ed the season last Tuesday Coaches Bob Perkins and

against Prudential Insurance and Chuck Phillips will lead the
emerged with a 64-28 victory.
team into
Jax Navy boxing
Christine Cotton first
year
action in the Florida AAU
player with the Crackerjax j ,
Tournament, Dec. 9.13 at the
pumped in 30 points to lead
scoring. Main St. Arena, downtown

Jacksonville.JAX .
Traveling to Parris Island last

weekend, the Crackerjax split a NAVY is in fine condi-

two-game schedule, winning Sat- tion for the tournament, and is

urday night's tilt, 42-36. expected to win its share of the

AGAIN, COTTON was the high trophies again this year.
4.L pr i' T,
scorer with 27 points. Carolyn .a s There will be entries in each

Johnson,with 15 points, followed.In weight class for the Open divi-

the Sunday afternoon engagement sion, and five entries for Novice

Parris Island gainedthe cr crowns.

decision, 63-46, after trailingthe All hands are urged to supportthe

Crackerjax, 17-14, after one team to another fine season.

Quarter of play.BURSTING JAX NAVY is hard at work in

through with 22 the practice gym this week, hop-

points in the second quarter, the ing for a better tourney finish

Marines went ahead, and didn't ,,,,, ...... _
tr?% ji:." *>M.iiiti[ vTO"i V 3<*8EjR 8iIIIIU8UJ J. <<"- '''--- than last year
relinquish the lead. Cotton was AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL Lou DeGeer, (right) star end of the Attack Squadron 35 touch Blue and gold mittmen that
high scored with 32 points. football team, stretches wide to haul in a pass from Gordon White during firsMialf action in last time out brought home second
The Crackerjax made the trip weeks ComFairJax Tourney championship contest at the Stadium between VA-35 and VA-3S. place in the Novice division and
without the services of outstand- DeGeer tucked the pigskin under his arm and galloped rest of the distance to the payoff stripe
for the game's only score. VA-35 took the contest, 7-0 to advance to Atlantic Fleet competitionthis fourth in the Open classification.Bouts .
ing guard, Jessica Riddle, who week at Norfolk, Va. Charging in too late Is VA-36's Junior Bruner. are due for a 2000 start
missed the trip due to the flu .
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each evening. There'll be no box-
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4": /" : s :! ',:> ing Thursday, Dec. 12.
bug.Potent Fliers' Weekly !l i! ; 'j

AvFund Home ScheduleThe SPORTSGasping Mainside Cage

Jax Fliers stumbl- > \:7\mwt: :: : :
Navy
Nears Title : .. ., ,
Keg +0:+'> > J.liJ W:(J !"" i Kicks
ing in the throes of a five- : >< League
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streak ; ,> r : \
Keglers of Aviation Funda- game losing close out : rff i .

mentals School, with an impres- the pre-Christmas portion of Off SeasonOperations
sive 37-7 record the schedule a week from Fri-
appear headed
for the bowling crown at NATT- day against the Gibbs Vikingsat and Infirmary each
Center for the third consecutiveyear. Mainside gym. Fliers Vision No chalked up two wins to lead

II Two other tilts are on the the Mainside Intramural Basket-
local agenda before then, witha which underwaylast
With three weeks remaining, ball League got
time i* running out on second third listed for Monday, Dec. Breather In QuintetThe week.
I 9, at Green Cove Springs. Eglin
place NAWS School and third VP-18, VW-4 and VA-104 follow -
FlUri
Horn SlateD
Weekly
place MAD, who have made a .c ft-Eglln AFB: Dc. 12-Ft. closely with a 1-0 mark.In .
strong bid for second place re- Gordon. PMGC; D,c. 13 GlbbiVlklngi. Jax Navy Fliers, smarting with a 1-5 record after last weeks play, Operations

cently. A 11 home games start a t clashes with the area's better teams, host another rough one, defeated VP-5, 43-39, and over-

M/Sgt. John Burner, with a 2000 at Mainside gym. Eglin AFB, tomorrow night at 2000 at Mainside Gym. ran Fasron Six, 65-43. Infirmary
169 is still leading the pack, and snowed Disbursing, 47-9, then
Cove
the Green
Following and Chuck Felton added 18 in a
Corpl. John DeVito's 252 remains beat VA-172, 3724.In .
A motorist on a lonesome road Spring opening night defeat, a losing cause.Jacksonville.
top high game. His 588 is still Serv-
other games, Special
high series.Marines. passed a car stuck in a ditch and sandwiched-in victory over hap- U. opened its sea-
stopped to help. He found the less Fairchild Aircraft, and the son with a 87-42 romp over the ices lost, 76-29, to VAP-62 and

car's driver using some string to Patrick road loss, the Fliers have Fliers last Friday. No member of 74-56 to VA-44. VFP-62 edged

Sweep To harness a pair of kittens to the continued to drop three more in the Flier aggregation hit double VP-16, 58-57, while VA-104 won,
49-32, over Disbursing.
front axle. '
succession.BIG figures. Jim Good and Felton
NATTC Touch TitleThe
"You aren't trying to pull that RUGGED Gibbs Vikings, bordered on it with nine and

Marine Aviation Detach- car out with those kittens are Southeastern AAU champs, rip- eight respectively Bowling MeetingSet

ment swept by its opponents last you?" ped out a 97-64 victory last Tues- JIM KIRKLAND led the JU

week, and became the NATTCenter "Why not?" asked the other, day at Mainside Gym. Owen attack with 15 points, while WednesdayThere

intramural touch football "I've got a whip." "Mike" Doyle hit for 19 points Snooky King and Pete Fannon

champion.The each tossed in 12. will be a meeting con

only blemish on MADs record cerning the Spring Mainside
Fort Gordon's Signalaires were
was a 7-7 tie it played bowling league at Special Ser-
next to hit the Fliers. An 89-47
against defending champion AO : assault, led by Ron McCarthy's vices, Building 930, at 0930
School in the second of Dec. 11.
game the Tiit 21, who was a rookie with the Wednesday,
season. The MAD team }
25 averaged professional Rochester Royals A representative from each
points per game. last year, and an All-American division and squadron which

The Marines competed in the from Kansas in 1955, Bill Dobbs, will participate in the league,

All-Station championship yester- added 15 more. are urged to be present.At .
day against Mainside champion
VP-16 No. Two. No results were The U. of Florida took its turn, the meeting, rules, sched-

available at press time. and surprised no one with a 97-56 uling and other matters will

FINAL STANDINGS slaughter of Jax Navy. be discussed.

Team Won Loll TiedMarAYD,1 ONE BRIGHT spot was Dick
13 0 1
AO School 12 I lr Matthews, who returned to the
AX School 7 7 0 Varsity Spikers
AYFul'lci 5 I line up for the first time since

AE luppllnll School 7.5. 0 1 he was injured in the Fairchild Enter AAU MeetJax

JfnAlrWlaps 4 10 0 game, and poured in 15 points.
AGO School 0 14 0 The classy competition has Navy's varsity volleyballteam

been too much early season fare journeys to St. Petersburg

Golf Tourney SlatedAn for the Fliers. Coach Herb Stovall Saturday to compete in the annual -

made a good/ point when he said AAU Invitational Tourna-
All-Station Mixed Two-
"it's the old story of a mediocre ment. '
Ball tourney will be staged Sun-
team in top condition playing a Florida State University, who
at the NAS Jax l links.
day golf
> YBEGINNING good team in poor condition." fell in five consecutive practice
Entries, along with one dollar, games to the Jax Navy last week,
should be submitted to the golf is favored to win, while the
I gave up smoking 'Just like
shack not later than Saturday
--,_ T" that- I Fliers have been named as run-
night. OF THE END-Ralph Mixell, (right) fighting in the ner-up by the AAU crystal-ball
A free picnic will be held after light-heavyweight class for Jax Navy, connects with a right Broke the,habit in nothingflat gazers.
the match for contestants and uppercut to Jaw of Leroy McCray in a recent match at the State ,
and families. Prison in Raiford. Action took place in the second round. And,
children with another hard right to the chopper, McCray went sprawling With no regrets, nor any sor Daffynishons: True Hypochon-

ne Army was established, Under to the canvas. Mizell put his opponent away in 1:18 for a clean row, driac A man who goes to a
dJrection of Gen. George cut knockout. Jax Navy won the match. 4.2, and Is entered in And will quit again, come to- party and stirs his drink with a
the AAU Tourney next week at the Main St. Arena. (See story
Washington, June 14, 1775. elsewhere on this page.) morrow. thermometer.Page .


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