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Title: Jax air news
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: December 12, 1957
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Vol. 15 No. 36 U. S. N. A. S.Jacksonville Florida 12 December 1957
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SUNDAY SCHOOL WORK DAY Personnel aboard the Ends HereA
Station, including a lot of "top brass", turned out Saturday to
renovate the Sunday School rooms of All Saints' Chapel. Above, training program for both
Don Silvis, SA (on ladder) helps his students, Sandra Osman, military and civilian NAS Jax
Dawn Richardson and Stephen Mullins paint the seventh grade
room. Above right, Mrs. H. D. Lawrence cleans talow from a food service personnel was.
cross-candelabra while Comdr. R. H. Smith (far right) NAS Jax held aboard the station last
executive officer, puts finishing touches on a steam pipe. week
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AN ESTIMATED 200 persons

PAY RAISE PROPOSAL attended the three-day course,
which covered food handling,

sanitation, storage, and insect and

GOES UNDER KNIFEThe rodent control. I. .. .. ...

Capt. Elliott W. Parish Jr., NAS
Administration's pay plan, presented to congressional lead- Jax commanding officer, openedthe
ers this past week, calls for a slight reduction in flag and general program with a welcome to I
officer raises and knocks out increases! for personnel already retired all. I I 4 kw cMARINEOFMONTH

according to Navy Times.
A BRIEF preview of the pur-
Some members o f Congress the total package: price tag to pose of the course was given by t
have reportedly voiced opposi- nearly $520,000,000.If NAS Jax senior medical officer a

tion or a least a "lukewarm" attitude I Congress does go along with Capt. J. E. Fulghum, who with I Corp. Edward Deaner. (left)----is-

about the proposed pay the Administration's pay pack- CWO O. Sylvester 1 NAS Jax congratulated by Lt. Col. William Mitchell, (right) Marine Avia-

raises. I age it almost surely will be done sanitation officer, directed the' tion Detachment commanding officer on being chosen Marine-
of-the-Month. Deaner was selected from 1.6CO Marines of which
HOWEVER Navy Times quot-
with key changes. well-balanced and informative
the final 10 were administered written exams on general mili-
ed Defense Secretary Neil Mc- film and lecture program. tary subjects. Deaner received a perfect score. He is presently

Elroy as saying that Defense Pood Sanitation Training Certificates assigned. .as a receipt and transfer clerk at MAD.
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would "pursue the enactment of 'I
were awarded to attendees

the Cordiner report and plans to I at conclusion of the course, which) Leave Exodus To
get a bill in Congress soon after was conducted at the NAS the- Holiday
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the first of the
year. atre by CWO Sylvester, assistedby

This week's concessions to C. E. Ryan, HM1, and J. F'I

economy in reducing flag raises Monk, HM1, both of the NAS Start In Earnest SaturdayNAS
and cutting any increase for retired Dispensary.THE I
personnel follow earlier '
ones which place the "Cordiner- LECTURE on "Insect and Jax military personnel not on leave will be granted

type" officer and warrant officer Rodent Control I as Related to holiday liberty daily at 1200, from Dec. 20-Dec. 31 "consistentwith

raises on a phase-in basis overa Food Service" was presented by; maintaining proper security and carrying on all normal
E. F Gist, HM1, and W. H. Berry, "
several-year period. routine functions and services, according to NAS Jackson-
IIM2, of the Disease Vector Con- ville Notice 1050. of Nov. 13. 1957.
THE PAY package reportedlywas
trol Center. .
The granting of.. daily liberty --- ------- -- -
almost ready for transmittalto taking advantage
Military personnel -
will be at the discretion of the
the Budget Bureau early this I of reduced furlough fares
week. As that agency checks it Shultz Is Honor GraduateAt departments heads and will be
reminded they must be
are
out the services will continue to Ordnanceman School based on work load. I
I' HOLIDAY leave was divided traveling in uniform, have pur-
look the at the
over package
Robert Shultz, AOAN, of Berwick chased a round trip ticket and
same time, Navy Times said I this year into two periods, the
Pa., graduated with honorsat first beginning Dec. 14, through of course, have their leave paperson
The six-percent raises and the I I them.
Aviation Ordnanceman School Dec. 28 and the second beginning
original Cordiner scales remained I I
pay PERSONNEL
Class A at NATTCenter last I departing o n
I .Dec. 28 and running through Jan.
firmly in the package week I 11. leave will be paid on regular pay

with the exception of the reduced ---- --------- ---- --_.__.._--- .-- days. Those desiring to havetheir
Cordiner rates for star and '
pay checks mailed to them

flag officers. million .S SY Pro Pay Will Net E-4 (i should provide their division officer -

Approximately $40 an- with a self-addressed

nually is cut from the bill's cost. Kin Overseas Travel stamped envelope for mailing the
Times said. This cut would bring .. check.
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Defense Department officials According to Navy Times, an I Civilian civil service personnelmay
MDBS Payments Due were quoted this week as saying official explained that because take leave so long as it

Mutual Death Benefit Society ..4 that E-4s with less than four transportation of dependents involves does not interfere with necessary

members are reminded that assessment MEDAL WINNER years service will be entitled to I spending of government services and work loads and as

Nos. 83 and 84 are due lighting NAS Jax High-I.overseas transportation for families I money this would not be a pure- long as they have leave "on the
by Dec. 17. spection last week was if they get pro-pay advances. ly military privilege.In books."

awarding of the Purple Heart I That is the intent of an instruction the Navy, pro-pay advance- A full holiday will be observedby
to Richa-d Bond, (right) HM1
of NAS Jax: Dispensary. Affix- setting up pro-pay to I ments will begin after service- 4 all departments and units
BC-BS Payments Due : ing the medal to Bond's blouse make personnel getting "pro" wide exams in February. Men' aboard the Station, Dec. 25 and
Blue Cross-Blue Shield policy is Capt. Elliott W. Parrish Jr. promotions eligible for every nominated for pro-pay promotions Jan. 1. A skeleton force of main-

members are reminded that pay-}t NAS Bond was Jax cited commanding for wounds officer.received benefit of the higher grade, except will be given exams for the tenance men and security per-

ments are due Dec. 16-17. in action in Korea. military privileges. next higher grade then. sonnel will be on duty.




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Published every Thursday for Navy and Marine activities at Naval Air J
Station Jacksonville. Fla.

Elliott W. Parish Jr. .NAB.............JacksonvilleCapt. ......................_................. Commanding Officer < # Thursday Dec.: 12
Comdr Robert H. Smith --.................. .... .......... ... ................... Executive OfficerCommander { Mainside Invisible Boy
n..t AIr JacksonvilleR .
Adm. Wendell O. SwiUer .................................................................... (science fiction) with Richard
Capt. S. S. Seircy, Jr. ........... ....... ............ ....... .... .................... .... Chief of Staff Eyer and Diane Brewster.
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Fleet Air Wl&t
Capt Sidney J. Lawrence ..................................................................?. .... Commander NATTCenter Plunder Road
Capt. T. E. White ... ... ........ ........ .. ..... .................. ... .. Chief Staff Officer
-N.;: l Air Tecaalcal Tralnlaf Center (western) with Gene Raymondand

Capt. Charles L. Moore Jr ............................................... ...... Commanding Officer
Comdr. Wilfred E. riethmaa ................... ..........................?........?......_ Executive Officer : Wayne Morris.

Capt. Benjamin N. Ah1 ............... Naval.. ..........Hospital............... ...................-.. Commanding Officer Hospital-Gentle Touch (color
Capt. Marcy Shupp ........_........-..........NABTO ................................... Executive Officer comedy) with George Baker and

Capt. Norman O.Anaerson_ ..... .............. ..................................... Commanding Officer Belinda Lee.
Jomdr William Hardy ............ ......... ......... ............ _....... Executive: Officer Friday Dec.: 13

Printed commercially with non-appropriated funds In Jacksonville Floridaat : Mainside-Flood Tide (drama)
no expense to the government and in compliance with NAVEXOS P-33.
Rev. Nov. IMS. Distributed free of charge to mllltery and civilian penonnelof with George Nader and Cornell
Fleet Air Jacksonville. Naval Air Station. Naval Air Technical Training Borchers. Also Fabulous Land.
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Center Fleet Air Wing 11, Naval Air Reserve Training Unit and the U. S.
.Naval Hospital.Service NATTCenter Invisible Boy.
information Officer Lcdr. J. F. Klrkllghter, Jr.
Managing Editor Andrew H. Planey Hospital Plunder Road.

Assistant Editor Gordon Robbie; Staff Reporters Jack Holmes PH1; Saturday. Dec. U
Lynn Weidman, JO3: John Isbell. JOSN; Ben Sylar, SN; Phyllis Fletcher;
Staff Photographer, Jim I Moore, PH3. Mainside The Hard Man
The Jax Air News Is a member of the Armed Forces Press Service.
Material appearing in this publication can be reprinted providing credit is (western) with Guy Madison and

graphs.Editorial given. .Photographs, unless otherwise credited, are official U. S. Navy photo. I 1gI"y :I Valerie French. Also, Snow time.I .

offices located In Room 230, Main Administration Building. I NATTCenter Flood Tide.
Phone extensions 8164 6346, 271 or 216. I
: Invisible Boy.
Hospital -
OWNMEDICINE'v: ; hie-
BELIEVES IN Navy Sunday., Dec. 15
well-known to thousands of enlisted men
Fritz Parman AOC.
Navy Wives Kris Kringle To at various Florida naval bases retired recently after 20 years Mainside Zombies of Maro

service, at the age of 38. Early retirement is only one of many Tau (horror) with Allison Hayes

Visit Toy/and/ points chief Parman stressed during more than 300 career ap- and Gregg Palmer. Plus, Wrestling -
praisal lectures Which he has given to some 20,000 men duringthe Knights.

CornerJax The plump old man with last 15 months NATTCenter The Hard Man.

bright red suit and long white -Flood
Navy Wives Club No. 86 beard has announced from his 300 CAT Lectures Later Hospital Tide.

met Wednesday, Dec. 4, at the North Pole headquarters that Monday. Dec.: 16

clubhouse.Mrs. will make several Bids Adieu Mainside Halliday Brand
he pre- Avid Navyman (western) with Betsy Blair and
John Damon received a Christmas visits to the Navy
Ward Bond. Also, Peachy Cobb-
life membership. She is the club's
Exchange Toyland. CareerTracking ler and Woodpecker from Mars.
past secretary and is serving her Following Lengthy
Despite being up to his, chin NATTCenter Zombies of
second year a..s Southeast Re- whiskers in work, preparingfor
hurricanes and hunting enemy submarines highlightedan Maro Tau.Hospital.

gional Secretary-Treasurer. his round-the-world trip adventurous career for Fritz Parman, AOC, who retired last The Hard Man.

MEMBERS volunteered to wrap Dec. 24, Santa Claus will definitely week at NAS Jax after two decades of Naval service. I Tuesday Dec.: 17

Christmas gifts for NATTCenter's be on hand to take the --_.- Mainside Ghost Divers (action
to the Career Ap-
Christmas Party. Membersare requests of Navy youngsters. Assigned Team on the staff of Squadron Three at -----1 melodrama) with James

also wrapping gifts at the He'll be here Saturday from praisal in 1948, when hurricane trackingwas
Swit- Craig and Audrey Totter. Plus,
Naval Hospital this month. 0900 to 1200; Dec. 17, 1GOO- Rear Admiral Wendell G. in its infancy. Blue Danube.

aboard 1900; Dec. 18, 1100-1400; Dec. zer, Commander Fleet Air Jack-
The recent bake sale
PARMAN WAS among the TTCenter-Halliday Brand.
sonville chief Parman has given
the Station was a success and 19, 1100-1400, and'Dec. 21, first Navy airmen who pitted Hospital Zombies of Maio
0930-1200.( more than 300 career lectures in I
proceeds will go for a chair at the their skill and daring against the Tau.
Navy Exchange is the last 15-months to approx-
Toyland
Stadiumat
Navy-Marine Memorial I vicious elements of hurricanes
located in 554. imately 20,000 enlisted men.
Annapolis. It will be dedicatedby Building to forewarn cities in its path of I

the club to Edward Wilson, HE WAS instrumental in boost- encroaching dangers.

Services PlannedFor ing reenlistments among Fleet
AD2.Mrs. Preceding his most: recent assignment -

George Page and Mrs. Jewish Feast Air Jax squadrons to an average Parman served as instructor -

Samuel Brown have scheduledthe 10 per cent higher than any similar at NAS Barber's Point, dahs'a .; xat.M

December luncheon for next The Jewish holiday of Chanu- squadrons on the East coast. Hawaii.

Tuesday. I kah, the Feast of Rededication,:I A native of Corbin, Ky., Par-

ELECTION of a nominating will begin Tuesday evening with man served three years in China
McNeill Musso
committee transpired. Mrs. Albert observances in Jacksonville. I aboard the submarine tender ,

Rose will serve as chairman. Military personnel and their USS Canopus prior to WWII. Share AE HonorRobert I

Those serving with her will be families are invited to avail i HIS FIRST aviation duty came

Mesdames Robert Miller, George themselves of the services. I I shortly after outbreak of war McNeill, AEIAN, 0 f
Longmont, Colo., and Joseph
Copeland and Elton Largent.It Exact time of services may be when orders took him to Bomb- I
Musso, AEMAN, of Birmingham,
was voted that the club havea obtained from one of the three ing Squadron 133 as a crew CY
Ala., shared top honors in lastweek's
New Year's Eve party-dance congregations: Jewish Temple, member in a prop-driven PV-1,
graduation at Aviation
instead of a Christmas party. 1708 Mall r y St., EV 8-2673; famed for tracking submarines. Electrician's
Mate School ClassA
Next meeting will be held Jewish Center, 205 W. 3rd St., : Post-war service saw him return -
at NATTCenter. I
Wednesday at 1930 in the Dewey 1 EL 6-1504, or Etz Hayim, 29 W.I to flying status a screw McNeill
who
1 entered'the serv-
Park Clubhouse. 6th St., EL 52389. member of Heavy Land Patrol
- ice in January, will report to VA-

192, NAS, Moffet Field, Calif., for

4 \' A; j'F duty, while Musso, who joined the

Navy in March,. has been orderedto

NAS, Dallas, Tex.
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Planned By FRA i I SHAPELY SANTA Good
gracious! Is it winter or Sum-
Branch and Unit 176, Fleet Re-( mer? Curvacious: Delores Kirby

serve Association, will hold its finds her abbreviated Santa
annual Christmas suit too cool: fo>f December
party Wednes-!
winds, even here in Florida.
day, Dec. 18, at the Riverside'

Lions Club, 1240 S. McDuff Ave. j Ground Observers To

A covered dish supper will be-
Be Inactivated Jan. 1
at 18DO( ,
gin and later in the even-
Skywatchers 0 f the Ground
ing Santa will
arrive with gifts
for the children. I Observer Corps bow out of the

active scene, reverting to inac-
Parents are reminded to bring !

one 50-cent gift for each of their tive status Jan. 1.

children. The gifts should be The change is attributed by

by I labeled with the child's sex and the Air Force to expansion and

age. I improvements in radar for air
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"admittance charge" is defense surveillance.
'FIGHTIN' FORTY-FOUR' PROMOTIONS Hard work and study paid off for 18'members I
I canned, goods or food items to Filter centers and observation
of VA-44 shown as they received promotion certificates from the squadron "exec." L:edr. J. A. I
Homyak. Front row left to right are: Ronald Cataland. YNT3; Robes Bulk ley. AT2: 'John Ni help fill Christmas baskets for posts along the borders and

man. PN2; John Loeffelholz AM2; McNair Edge PN1;: Ronald Langager ATli Edward Downey needy families. I i coasts of the US, now manned by
Jr., ADT3 and Charles Gemmell. ADT3. Rear Frederick Slarke. PN3; Norman Craft AM2; Charles Members are also reminded not volunteer watchers
Burns A02; Edward Panaslk AEM3; Charles Armstrong AMH2; Garry Gregor. AO2j A r Ion will operate
Shipman. AMH3; Norman Fortwengler Jr. AMH3; Francis Burgeron AMH3; Howard Sawyer. to forget a covered dish and cakeor only during training and emerg-

AMH3, and Gary Harrison. AE2. pie. ency periods.


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ten-cent increase in com-
(Personnel are invited to visit
muted rations has been "virtually
the USO Servicemen's Club at 33
assured to Navy
according
W. Forsyfh St. The club is open ,

from 0900 to 2300 daily.) Times.

The present rate, $1-a-day, goesto
Thursday, Dec. 12 Ball room enlisted men who do not eat

dance class. Also, games with in a general mess and to those on

prizes. leave. The new $1.10 rate is to go '

Friday, Dec. 13 Decorating into effect Jan. 1, according to
party for Christmas program.
the Times.A .
Saturday, Dec. 14 Join your ten-cent increase in comrats

pals at USO. had been proposed earlier and

Sunday, Dec. 15 1000-Free would have become effectiveNov.

morning coffee and devotions. 1, but that plan was rejectedb
1C45-USO closed so you can attend former Defense Secretary
church of choice. 1200-
your Charles Wilson on the ground

Club reopens. 1730-Vespers and I that there had been a drop in
refreshments. 1800-Free feature
levels.
food price
movie. Wilson is reported to
However,
16 Girl of the, .:
Monday, Dec. w have ordered a re-study of the

Month Holiday Dance. (Formal) I comrats rate before he left office.It .

Tuesday, Dec. 17 Square confirmed the reliability of the
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Dance Class, 2100. Games with "' SIll .11" 1 all mOl "'" for dime raise.
FOUND MISGUILDED MISSILE According to Naval tradition, the Hclli Archers of VA- earlier proposal a
prizes. 104 decorated this lost aircraft in Hanger 114. They believe this monstrosity, appropriately named The Navy had said it cost $1.08
Wednesday, Dec. 18 Disc "Lost Sputnik." was manned by an"Able Pog" which lost its scent and traveled in the wrong orbit. before the study to feed each

Jockey show, games. Actually, this Is not a lost satellite but a plane guided into the wrong "barn" by a VA-176 pilotin in an average stateside gen-
Thursday, Dec. 19 Ball room a hurry to go on leave. Hereafter, the Thunderbolts should take heed. of the saying, "A bird in man Now it says the cost
eral
mess.
air is worth two in the barn.
with
dance class. Also, games has gone up to $1.10.

prizes. The new $1.10 rate has not yet

I Inventory Due VF-43, VA-35, VP-5, VP-16 Report been approved by' the new Defense -


&mlli.lm At CommissaryCommissary Scouting SquadronsVF43 However Secretary, Defense Neil officials McElrpy.say

stores at NAS they believed McElroy would

For Rent Jax and Green Cove Springs okay the dime boost.LETTERS .

3-Rm. Apt. Furn. 2776 LydiaSt. will be closed one day for in- Morris Jordan Jr., AMC, from
aboard
welcomed a
avail Dec. 21. $45 Mo.ext8675Wilson. ventory, Dec. 27. VF-43 has Lcdr. Rob- NRS, Albany, Ga. TO THEEDITOR
executive officer,
new Eleven advanced in rate
They will be open as usual, men
Furn. Gar. Apt. 2765 Vernon Dec. 26. The store at NAS Cecil ert Murray.A I recently. They were Joseph -
WWII Lcdr.
double in ,
ace Brotherson to PN3 David Czaika
Ter. $60 Mo. EV 7-7172. Will close for inventory on ;
combat in Korea
river. Murray saw to ADJ3 James Hawkins, Nor-
3-Rm. Apt. Overlooking will Dec. ;
but
that date reopen
and holds among other citations,
$85 Mo. EV 7-7172. man Lewis and Morris McLaveyto
27. the Silver Star, 3 DFCs, and 5
EV AMS3; Jimmy Duke and Du-
Furn Efficiency Apartment, All commissary stores will
Air Medals. Herman to ATN3 Donald
7-7172. be closed Christmas Day, also welcomed ane ; I wish to express my sincere
The squadron I
For Sale Davis to AT2; James Steffens to thanks for the many expres-
ATI, and Donald Kirchner t 0
3-Bdrm. Home. 4332 Lucera sions of sympathy and

Rd. (Venetia Manor). EV 9-0890'1 AMI. thoughtful kindness shown dur-

Neilson. ing the recent illness and deathof

4-Bdrm. Home. 1120 Wycoff 4s VA-35 my wife.

Ave. $11,000. EV 8-5016. For- Officers and men of VA-35 Clyde L. Beckworih. OtcH

restal. (owner trans.) mastered at morning quartersNov.

3-Bdrm. House. Midway Cecil 21 to recognize the out-

and NAS Jax. EV 7-6066 or Ext- :standing service rendered by Alfred WEEKEND TIDE

592. Short. Young, AO1, during the time HIGH LOW

2-Bdrm. House. 5210 Marlene z a o he was attached to the squadron. AM PM AM PM

Ave. (Lake Shore). 4% Interest.I Young, who left VA-35 that Fri. 12:1412:39: 6:17: 6:53

$59.50 Mo. EV 9-2175. Sawyer. day to report to Airman Prep Sat. 1:15: 1:37: 7:23: 7:52

3-Bdrm. Home. 6341 Bartholf School in order to change his Sun. 2:16: 2:40: 8:31: 8:54

Ave. (Cedar Hills). EV 4-3726. rate, received a letter of com-
Amor. I mendation read aloud tot h eI '
last deployment.
Miscellaneous L : .. I squadron by Comdr. A. E. Brow, Welcome aboard to Lt. Walter
Will share 6-rm. home with } F aF commanding officer of VA-35. Ronald
4 ; } S s: Ranzau and Ensign
middle-age Christian couple. j5 The letter referred to Young's Weildler. Lt. Ranzau is prospective -

Rent $25 mo., and part of house- outstanding contribution to personnel officer.A .
hold duties. EV 8-8215. Brace- squadron readiness and efficiency' bachelors' "farewell" party

well. through the manner in which he for Comdr. II. L. Basler and Lt

Refined, mature, business lady performed duties of aviation ord- (jg) R. D. Skagen will be held at

will baby-sit evenings and week- I nanceman. the senior BOQ.

ends. Have transportation.EV .
own .. .:'''_-'';' '''''''''''''''''-"""" Ensign Arthur Marks distin-
7-2235. Strickland (805 KingSt. 'nRETIRING ComdB. Aus-
NAS Jax guished himself<< last week by yp16Congratulations
.) Comdr. Boucher burn Boucher, (right)
I communications officer for the making the USS Forrestal's 16- are extendedto
Wanted: Riders to Portland, past 18 months leaves his post thousandth carrier landing. 32 men of VP-16 who passed

Me., or New York City. LeavingDec. to Retire Jan. 1 Jan. 1. retiring from Naval ser This was done during a periodof examinations and have been advanced
20. 1958 car. Fully insured. vice after 22 years. Hs's shown dur-
day carrier qualifications in rate recently.
,
EV Smith. A usb urn Boucher chatting with hi* successor
8-0228 after 1800, Comdr.
Lcdr. Clarence McKee who ing which Ensign Marks was one After winning the Mainside
Wanted: Navy wife desires NAS Jax communications officer comes here from VP-11 of two VA-35 pilots aboard the Touch Football title by defeating
ride to Memphis, Tenn., Dec. 20- will retire Jan. 1 after 22 years Brunswick Me.
in the to
.. ship and the only one pat- VW-4, VP-16 No. Two lost
21. Will share expenses and active duty. Radar- School- at -Corpus Christi, tern. He was duly congratulated, NATTCenter's Marines in the
driving, ext-486 (Yard Office). He'll b e relieved b y Lcdr. but unfortunately, there was) not All-Station contest.Lt .

McCready. Clarence McKee. entered the Tex.Lcdr.. McKee comes here from time for cake. (jg) D. II. Lilierithal and Lt

Comdr. Boucher VP-11 at Brunswick, Me. He first (jg) J. J. McClellan qualified as

Coast Guardsman Navy Jan. ID:>, Calif.1936 and "booted"at entered the Navy in 1939 and, VP-5 PP2P this week and Lt (jg) R. D.
San Diego,
like Comdr Boucher, received Patrol Squadron 5 was given a Frichtenicht recently qualified as
Grabs AE HonorsAlbert In 1941, he made chief, jump- administrative/material PP3P.Lt .
the follow- at San Diego. practice
ing to warrant officer boot training
Hall, ADI, USCG, of ing year. On June 14, 1952, Going through flight training, inspection by the Staff of Com- (jg) and Mrs. Art Willis
Altadena, Calif., grabbed top honors mander Fleet Air Wing-11. This were presented with their second
Comdr. Boucher was promoted to he won his wings in 1941.
in last week's graduation at radar instructor type of inspection is extremely child Nov. 28. The baby boy,
while serving as -
Aviation Electrician's Mate School Ensign radio helpful in aiding the squadron to Mark Alan, weighed eight pounds,
RCAF. air-ground
for the Two way
Class B at NATTCenter.Hall !prepare for the actual graded inspection eleven ounces.
his he helped communications were successfully -
career,
During
who entered the Coast I in March. Ensign Leroy Headley has relieved -
establish the first Naval AviationA demonstrated on Dec. 16,
Guard in Oct. 1946, has been I 1914. The squadron held a Christmas Gerald MacKay, David

transferred to the 5th CG Dis- said he'd have formal dinner-dance at the 'O' Vawter and Peter Darling as
trict, Norfolk, Va., for duty. young Texan I tremendous "Bull Ensign" following their
Club which a
was
to take his gun to school. The : A German V-2 rocket was successfully '
6 success. It was the first formal promotion to lieutenant junior
teacher said they were going to fired on Sept. 1947,
The last word in new cars still learn to draw. f':om the carrier USS Midway. affair since returning from the grade this week.
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Marine quarterback Joe Bodnar, with protection-plus }

from a crisp line, tossed four touchdown passes as the NATT-

Center champion Marine Aviation Detachment poured out a

25-6 victory over Mainside winner VP-16 No. Two, to gain

the Station Touch Football championship last Wednesday.Led .
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by the sparkling Bodnar,
a 13-0 half-time) lead for MAD.
the Marines romped to a 13-0
NAVY'S VP-16 No. 2 received 4POLISHED
half-time lead.BODNAR .
the kick-off and sustained
a .
Jack Carl-
threw to ----- '
drive was climaxed by John Saf- : PIGSKIN PLAY Marine Aviation Detachments Joe Bodnar (right) had a well
son on a play covering 20 yards fer's 25-yard pass to Charlie Gas- oiled arm last Wednesday, keeping VP-16 No. Two off-guard with a barrelful 0 f fine losses.
for the initial score. Bodnar threw four of them fbr touchdowns as his MAD mates defeated the Mainside champions,
parini for the the
Later in the first half, the pass- only score 25.6, giving NATTCenter the All-Station touch football crown. Big reason for the lithe signal- I
minded field general hit Carlson Navy was to have. caller's success was the rugged Marine line, shown here providing a formidable shield for Bod
And the Marine's were hardly nar. Left to right, are, Ben Bendgen, Dale Balsley, Bill Smith, Jack Carlson, Joe Molnar, line-
again. Carlson pulled it in the
on through. The finesse of Bodnarled backer John DiVito and Bodnar. VP-16 lineman (No. 23)) is unidentified. Referee is Mike Under-
ten and bowled over for a forty wood. I
to another
yard scoring play and a 12-0 score.
Joe Molnar grabbed Bodnar- VF-43 LeadlJnbea1ens
MAD lead. a Operations I
Once again it was Bodnar to pass on the 16 and swivel-hipped Fliers'/ Weekly

Carlson for the extra point and over on a play covering 35 yards. Pace Home ScheduleTwo

I The point after failed, leaving it
19-6. nights of basketball

AAU Fistic The slick i quarterback, who IM remain at Mainside gym before

was a party to every score, Cage Loop the holidays.

Finals Due rounded out his busy day with a Ft. Gordon's Provost Mar-

pass in the end zone to Molnar. With a little over two-and-a-half weeks of play evapo- shall quintet takes to the local -

Friday EveJax This made it a 25-6 Marine rated in the Mainside intramural basketball leagues, VF-43 boards tonight with Gibbs

victory, and the Station Touch has left a dazed trio of opponents in its upstart wake in Vikings coming here Friday.

Navy boxers took it on Football championship for leading the National League with a 3-0 record. Gibbs claimed an earlier 97-

the chin in first two nights of NATTCenter. The Falcon five upended VAH- 65 victory over the Fliers but
.' defeat to Fasron 109 for its latest Jay Navel< is hoping for better
competition in the novice division 1, 47.36, sandwiched between

of the State AAU Boxing ---------1 victories over VA-44 and Special win.VFP62 things.
VA-44 and Fasron
warfare
Varsity cage resumes -
Tourney at the Main St. Arena. Bowling Runoff .
Services.
109 claim triple occupancy of the Jan. 13 when the locals
Three Blue and Gold junior
mittmen dropped verdicts Tues- Finals LoomA OPERAT1JNS surprising quintet league's third rung. VA-44 tipped host Green Cove Springs.

wins in VFP-62, 69-63, last week.
with two as many
day night, following on the heelsof
dog-fight between VP-18 outings, paces the American FOUR CLUBS are tangled in
two Navy defeats opening
and VW-4 No. has resultedin Sweet
night. one circuit. the American League's second Revenge

both teams knotted in a tie spot. They are VA-104, VW-4,
Only one Jax Navy boxer had They remained idle last week

competed in the open division intramural for first place bowling in the run-off.Mainside after opening with wins over VP-18 and Infirmary, all with As Fliers Trip

through Tuesday, with classy VP-5 and Fasron Six. 1-0 slates.

mittsmith Lawrence Howard Finals were slated last nightat VP-16, with a 3.1 mark, holds Disbursing has dropped from

banging out a decision over Dave the Building Three lanes. second-place in the National further competition. VA-104 and Bullet QuintetThe
Results will be in next week's
Anderson of Ft. Benning in the league, administering a 73-49 Infirmary, with wins over Dis-
Jax Air News. Jax Navy Fliers, roundinginto
156-pound class. bursing, will not have, them
3 Shaw AFB paced point stand- In what was billed as the : counted in the standings.In good mental shape follow-
Jax Spike ing an uplifting 76-75 victoryover
tie-breaker VP-18 Navy
; ings the first two nights. More and VW-4
other action last week, Fas- Green Cove Springs, host.
competition was slated!! last night No. one came face-to-face
Unit Fares WellJax ron 109 handed VAP-62 a 56-46 Fort Gordon PMGC tonight at
but results were unavailable. Monday night only to end up
in 2-all Navy's varsity volleyball, licking and VA-104 edged VA- 2000 at Mainside gym.
Finals are set for tomorrow a tie and still tangledin
172, 5750.Stivers. Although perhaps not quite up
second' in the an-
placed
(Friday) at the Main St. fight the top spot. spikers
nual St. Petersburg AAU Invita- to their Signalare brothers, the
palace. In run-off activity last week, NATIONAL I Fort Gordon quintet should
Saturday.The
'In novice competition, John tional Tournament Turn W L Pet.
the 'Cane Hunters upended I
Riggs of Jax Navy lost split ver- Fasron Six and Dental by 4-0 local team swept past fav- VF-43 .. ... ........3 0 1.000 i prove club a rough to climb.hurdle for the local -
dict to Clarence Howard Florida State and four other Vp.18 .3 1 .750
ored
125- Scores': Fasron 109 ....... ......... .2 1 ..687VFP62 JAX NAVY rings the curtain
pounds, of Wilder AC and Jax squads to remain undefeated un- .; 2 1 .667
The Patrolmen also turnedin the
Navy's Bob Drockton, 139poundslost til' the final round when power- A.44 .. .. .................2 1 .667 I down on pre-Christmas por-
by TKO at 1:57: of the first a pair of blanks over VP ful Nashville "Y" edged Jax AP-62 .. ................... 1 1 ..5001FA I tion of their schedule tomorrow
round to Shaw's Henry Godbold. 16 and Fasron Six. to capture the crown. WTU ...... .... 1 1 .500, night at 2000, hosting the power-
Navy '
V AU-I.... .. . 0 1 .000 ful Gibbs Vikings.
Other Blue and Gold fighters I o& R ... .... .... 0 3 .000 W i number three for the
fared this way: 147-pound class, Special Ser ............ 0 4 .000 n
decision Fliers couldn't have been sweeter,
to
Eglin AFB's Nat AMERICAN
James and Rufus Memory, Shaw Turn W L Pet. coming as it did Monday night at

AFB TKO'd Willie Bigham, also Operations ........ .. 2 0 1.000 Green Cove. The Bullets had
156-pound class.AvFund VA-104 .. ,1 0 1.000 spoiled Jax Navy's debut a few
Infirmary.... ...1 0 1.000 weeks
I VP.18 ................ 1 0 1.000 i ago.
.max I VW.4 .............. 1 0 1.00 Two points down at the half,
Pinmen Fasron Six ...... ... 1 1 .500 I Jax Navy picked up seed and,
VP.5 ... .. 0 1 .000 led by Dick Matthews, piled upa
Snare Title VA-15 0 2 .000 lead in toe second half Green
Keg d I
Cove made a game effort but ran

The pin-smashers from Aviation Capture Low out of petrol short of the mark.

Fundamentals School have I JIM GOOD led the Fliers with

clinched the title in the NATT- Gross Links Honors 16 points while newcomer Jack

Center intramural bowling) leagueby 1 Mr. and Mrs. John Stivers cap- Ramage bucketed 13 and Mat-

sweeping past their opponentsin WKix tured the low gross event with thews hit for 11.
last week's action, winning f The Fliers drubbed little May-
;. ... 79 in the All-Station Mixed Two-
three games. < port Navy, 97-34, last Wednes-
I Ball tourney Sunday at the NAS
Second-place honors are still Jax golf links. day, following a 97-56 defeat at

up for grabs, as the Marine Avia- i Capt. Harry Ferguson and Mrs. the hands of the U. of Florida.
Last Friday night, the Eglin
tion Detachment won three I Jack Teff-followed with 83.
games from N A W S School to Low net was taken by Betty AFB Eagles trimmed the Fliers,

close the gap, with two nights of -....... M .."'_....,._-,..,.: _- Bruffey and John McArthur. handing the homelings their
seventh setback of the campaign,
bowling remaining.A STATION VOLLEYBALL CHAMPS Beaming membersof Penny Pennington and Red West-
the Aviation Electrician's Mate School volleyball team hold moreland were second.A 5845.If .
man usually feels better aftera aloft trophies that wee awarded them for winning the All-Sta
winks tion title against Mainside's VA172. Kingpins of the AE squadare girl who is expecting a ring ignorance is bliss, why isn't
if she
especially
few left to right Jim Donnelly, Ralph Callahan, Walter Smith
will always answer the phone. there more happy people?
winks back. Eugene Byron Jr.. and Benjamin Smith. I