Jax air news
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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: December 19, 1957
Frequency: weekly
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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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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Vol. 15 No. 37 U. S. N. A. S. Jacksonville, Florida 19 December 1957


1 In Words And Song ,

< a Ctiris4ian'sllailSaviour'sservices



Christmas will be held at St. Edward's and All

Saints' Chapels here on Christmas Eve and Christmas Dayin

t I I fxY accordance with long tradition.
; ._
$ Solemn High Mass will be -
a r Lambs" by Dett. .
celebrated at 2300 Christmas Eve
AT 1700 Sunday, there will be

in St. Edward's Chapel with Capt. School Christ-
the annual Sunday
Francis Burke officiating. ThVre
mas Pageant presented by 2pO
will be a of sacred music
children in costumes. The junior

i ) prior to the Mass.CONFESSIONS.
R and senior choirs will participatein

will be heard "The Story of the Births of

Monday, from 1600 to 1700 and Jesus," the title of the pageant,

1800 to 19,00,: and on Tuesday which will be presented as a

from 1600( to 17CO and 1900 to tableau.At .

2100. Mass will be celebrated at
1800 Sunday, the combined
t 0800 and 1000 at St. Edwards'on
Teenage and United Fellowshipof
Christmas Day and at 0630at
Protestants will meet in Build-
4 St Luke's Chapel at the Naval
ing 722 for a light supper. Following

v Hospital. dinner the group will go

\ Christmas Eve at 2300 at All caroling at the Hospital.

Saints' Chapel, there will be
Following caroling, the group
the traditional Candle Light
will return to Building 722 at
i iR Carol Service. Carols will be
2100, when the Christmas Story
; 4).r ) and there will be lightingof
sung will be told by Miss Iona Nelson,
the candles. The service will
NATTCentcr librarian.
be conducted by Chaplains Rob-

ert Osman and Frank Morton.

SPECIAL program will be heldat Last Air News

St. Luke's at the Naval Hos-

t. ital tonight by the Boys Choir For Two WeeksThis

from the Episcopal Church of
fi is the final issue of the
The Good Shepherd.
Jax Air News for 1957.

S .. Sunday, at All Saints',Chaplain There will be no Air News

Y Osman will conduct the 0930 ser-
: published for the next two

..v..., vice. His sermon topic will be weeks, with the first editionof
"His Name Prince of Peace."
N'h'Y 1958 to appear Thursday,
:AJ: }' Chaplain Reagan will speak on Jan. 9.However.

., ," ,. .' "God Draws Near via the Living
for few
except a
'' ', 'I" ".: Word" at the 1100 service. Special
> <. .: ; : .:...tjlffi days around Christmas, the
"' music will be presented by the
offices will remain
'a\l open to
: }
': )'. { ... Chapel Choir and will include
: : : : '' ., .., .. .'M',"' r:','." ".. ,.:. .. accept and photos for
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YOUTHFUL: VOICES HERALD CHRISTMAS:Five young ;;btth; : All Saints' Chapel Hallelujah Chorus from Handel'sMessiah future publication.
and "Listen to the
Junior Choir rehearsing hymns of the Christmas season last week were, left to right. Judy I
I Davis, Donald Sylvester Mary Moore Buddy Inxsr and Karen Daughtrey. The children will be -
heard along with other junior and senior choir members in the annual Christmas tableau to be

presented at the Chapel Sunday at 1700. d; s s +

Food VFP-62s ChimneyAids I Personnel Play\ Santa To

( ; d. :df.

Holiday ProjectAgain Children Needy FamiliesWhile ; S

this year, members of rty D3

Light Photographic Squadron grownups stand back and enjoy their reactions, childrenof 4:

62 will forego their own Station personnel and needy Duval County families happily

Christmas party plans in orderto welcome the festive season this week with numerous Christmas ;
aboard NAS Jax.
"adopt" six needy familiesof parties- ., -- -.. .- -- _.. _.- -. -
-- -- -- -- -
attendance of ecstaticchildren
the Jacksonville area. Largest day, Dec. 23, when the E-7s

A large "food chimney"placed i and wistful parents will }bring the kids aboard via a cara ti w r
be at the Fleet Air
probably _
in the squadron's hangar van accompanied by the Sheriff'sRoad :
Wing children's party at Hangar
was rapidly filling with Patrol.
140 this Saturday at 1030.
non-perishable foods last week Arriving at the CPO Club at
NATTCenter dependent child-
and a fund-raising programwas 1100, the children will be enter-
ren up to 12 years of age will have ">
expected to produce over tained with a magician's show
their party the same morningat
500 dollars with which to pur- and feast on a turkey dinner,
King Hall, starting at 1000.
chase at least one toy for each complete with all the trimmings.
Fasron Six will hold its party
child, plus cloth-
Santa will arrive after dinneron
for the same age group Monday, __
ing.The Dec. 23, at 1000. Fun area will be' a red fire truck to distributemore :: 1IU aI --'-
food and gifts will be DECORATIONS ADD FESTIVE AIR-Ambulatory patients
delivered by squadron person- on the lower deck of Bldg. 230.1 than lOCO worth of giftsto I at the Jax Naval Hospital were happy to assist with Christmas

nel on Christmas Eve culmin- The CPO Club will host 100 the under-privileged children.: decorations at the Hospital recreation room early this week.
needy Duval County children at! Many squadrons, wives clubs,J Volunteer Worker Mrs. H. F. Gingrich directs operation from
ating a really worthwhile their club. The festivities will and other groups aboard the I foot of ladder, while assistants (left to right) Robert Patrick.
"Good Will to Men" project. SA: Pic Jimmy Nolan: James Malone, SN, and Jack Morgan.
get under way about 1030 Mon-! (Please turn to Page 4, col. 1.) ADC hold up decorations for effect..ri .

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age' 2 JAX AIR NEWS 19 December 1957. -

., EM Invite 1 1r

'Ifi } RW&flWlief 5 Dinner Guests

.. seal)
C pt. Elliott W. Parish Jr. ...................................._........... .... Commanding Officer On ChristmasEnlisted
Comdr. Robert H. Smith _. ... ... ... ... ... Executive OfficerCommander .
FMet Ala solwaUliSwitr.r
Rear Adm. Wendell ?, .................. ..... . ... personnel may Invite
Capt. S. 8. Searcy Jr. ......... ... .. .. ?......... ...............,...... Chief of Staff .guests to take Christmas dinner
i Alt Wtaf >J3rr a
Capt. Sidney J. Lawra.. .. ...... ......... Commander i with them In the General mess _
Capt. T. L Whl _.. .. .................?................... Chief Staff Officer special meal tick- \4: v u s
farM Air Ts.kaml Tralnlnf CosUer by purchasing
Capt. Charles L. Moore Jr. ...._..,....................... ...................... Commanding Officer ets in advance. Tickets will be _
Comdr. Wilfred X. Fi.akmaa ........_.... .,................ ............... .. Executive Officer ,- :
>Kavv sold in the mess halls at NAS & ,_ a ;
Capt. Benjamin' N. AM ................, .,,. ................. ..................,... Commandlnc OfficerExecutive NATTCenter during noon
Capt. Marcy Shupy ................. Officer and
----.jiUTW. hours Dec. 18-24.
Capt. Norman O. Anderson ............ ...... ........ ... .............. ... Commanding Officer meal ,
Comdr. William K. Hardy ...........,........? ....... ... ... .... _.. Executive Officer Each man may have his wife,
all of his children and both of
Printed commercially: with non-appropriated funds In .JlckMnvU1'b Ftorlda
at no xp.nM U the (mr rMMnt and In compliance S P-M. parents as guests. If he has no A
1\... Nov. 104S Distributed free .f charge U military and civilian personnelof
Fleet Air Jacksonville. Naval Air Station. Naval Air Technical Training immediate member of his family,
Center Naval ,HMDitaL Fleet Air Wing 11, Naval Air Reserve Training Unit and the U. 8. he may have one non-family ..

Service Information Officer _. ...... ..... Lcdr. J. F. Klrkllghter Jr. guest, either lady or gentleman.
Managing Editor Andrew U. Piney I
of permitting
Assistant Editor Gordon Robbie; Staff Reporter Jack Holmes PHI: Primary purpose i
Lynn Weldman. JO3; John Isben JOSN; Ben Sylar. SN; Phyllli Fletcher; guests is to extend those person-

Staff The Photographer Jax Air News, Jim Is Moore a member PII3. of the Armed Forces Press Service. nel on duty Christmas day the __
Material appearing In this publication can be reprinted providing credit is i opportunity to be together with i
given. Photographs, unless otherwise credited are official u. S. Navy photo i '
graphs.Editorial. their relatives or friends.
officelocated to Room 230. Main Administration Bunding. --- '" v>.
Phone extensions MM. 1348. 212 or HI. Prices are $1 for civilian
NEW AO SCHOOL EQUIPMENT After three years oflimited
80 cents for enlisted
guests, per-
instructions in classrooms at the Aviation Ordnanceman,
Red Cross Worker Bids sonnel authorized to purchase I II School Class A at NATTCenter students in Phase Four at the
meals and 50 cents for dependent school now have the opportunity of firing the new Mark 14
I children under 12 years of age. 20MM aircraft machine gun. Instructor. S/Sgt. Nathaniel Dover.
is shown going over the checkoff list with Charles Hammond
Naval Hospital Farewell I I AA. prior to firing the gun. This new weapon is now being introduced *
I Comdr. William Gray to Fleet aircraft.
. Naval Hospital Jax lost the services of a very charming and I, New VA-15 CO

gracious lady today. I I Comdr. William Gray recently Every Land
She is Mrs. Elabel McLemore assumed command of Attack

Davidson, former Field Directorof eastern Pennsylvania Chapter Squadron 15, relieving Comdr. I
I I Has Own
the hospital American Red (Philadelphia and four nearby Louis Jennings.
counties until 1951 in the Home
Cross and holder of this posi-
I I Comdr. Gray graduated from
tion since January 30, 1950. Service Department. Later she I I Annapolis in 1942 and comes here Yule TraitsEvery

REGRETFULLY resigning be- went on to National Red Cross from the Naval War College, land has its own Christ-

cause 0 f health reasons, Mrs. staff as Home Service Field Con- Newport, R. I. (Personnel are invited to visit
Davidson handed over her dutiesto sultant for the Eastern Area and Comdr. Jennings has received mas customs as well as those the usa Servicemen's Club at 37

Mrs. Mildred Erdman, another I I I worked in the state of Kentucky. I orders to that command. that are universal. Some go backto West Monroe St. The club is

competent Red Cross worker, the dawn of history, while open from 0900 to 2300 daily.)

and will take a much-delayed : others are of more recent origin. Friday, Dec. 20 "Hanging of

vacation. :JtLllt r..; "MERRY CHRISTMAS" is a the greens" at 2000.
Mrs. Davidson first volunteered 'I<{. greeting that brings joy. It's a Saturday, Dec. 21 Everyone

her services to the Red Cross .x d .. ...,*',,' ":;. .' ,. ., birthday greeting that epitom- meets at USO.
{ > :'i. Sun-
> Usual
: Dec. 22
through a Georgia chapter in : : izes the hopes and aspirations for Sunday, -
1918. :? > .:; :> universal peace and good will.It's day program. "The Private War

of Major Benson" at 2000.
Her interest and ability won said that the first Christ-
her a staff position soon after- :4 mas in the British Isles was cele- Monday, Dec. 23 Record

ward, and for the next seven brated in 521 AD by King Ar- dance.
Tuesday, Dec. 24 ChristmasEve
years she moved rapidly through thur.
positions 0 f increased respon- By early Middle Ages, it became -
Wednesday, Dec. 25 Christ-
sibility in the Southern Region.IN the most widely celebratedof
mas buffet 1800-2000, courtesyof
A PERIOD where there A ti) holidays. Salvation Army.

were few organized health and CHRISTMAS customs in the Thursday, Dec. 26 Ballroom

welfare resources available, Mrs. US have come to us from every Dance class, 2100. Games with
Davidson became one of the pio- corner of the earth. The story of prizes.

neers of organized social work in Christ came from the Holy Land, Friday, Dec. 27-After Christ-

the South, and when she subse- Santa Claus from Holland and mas fun program.

quently enrolled in the New carols from England.The Saturday, Dec. 28 Let's have
York School of Social Work she
Christmas tree is a product fun together.

was already well-known for her 0 f Germany, giftgivingfrom Monday, Dec. 30 Program on
achievements.From the house. .
France and family festiv-.
1925 to 1949, Mrs. Da- ities from Italy.
vidson made her home in Mont- T
We ourselves contributed the
real, Canada, and during depres- Civilians Given

sion years was a district directorfor _........ .... ______ ..__.....mm... _________ _____ turkey to the festive board for
the Family Service Agency.She SEVEN YEARS' SERVICE Today marks the end of seven in Europe, the fatted goose is Half HolidaysDec.
returned to medical social years' dedicated service for Mrs. Elabel McLemore Davidson most commonly consumed.IN .
(left) former Red Cross field director of the Naval Hospital FRANCE. Santa Claus is 24 31
work at the famous old Montreal Jacksonville. She will be replaced by experienced Red Cross ,
known Pere Noel Fatherof
General Hospital, and in 1943 worker. Mrs. Mildred Erdman. who began acquaintance with as or Civilian workers will be off

was honored by a request by Dr. her new duties this week. ; Christmas. Germany has giv- one-half day Tuesday, Christmas -
en us the name Kris Kringle,
Wilder Penfield, Director of the
Eve, and again i New
Neurological Institute, to developits EM-to-Ensign Science Study Plan from Christkindl, or Christ Child. Years' Eve, in accordance with

Social Service department.REHABILITATION Among the most common leg- Executive Order 10744 of Dec.

of Amputees 'Whitehats' ends is that which tells of cattle 10.

and her work toward better Opens. Door To 500 kneeling in their stalls at mid- All those
employes except
to honor the
night Newborn
public understanding of epilepsy Top enlisted men, 500 in all, required for maintenance, security -
dents will work in Navy labora- King.
earned her
membershipin have had the way opened this or other essential du-
the tories other scientific estab- The Yule log, which backto
Epilepsy League of week by the Navy to get a free and goes ties will b e excused from
America.In college education and commis- lishments to study application of the Druids is in France decorated work. The excused time will

her seven years with the. sion, according to Navy Times. the sciences. and anointed with wine. be considered half holidays for

Naval Hospital here she has will be in FOR GOOD luck, the log was
The college training I i I The basis for selection of EMs leave and pay purposes.
served with four different com- science and will begin with the I,, who will be chosen will be intelligence not allowed to burn out duringthe Provisions of NCPI 85.6-2C

manding officers, all of whom 1958-59 academic year when 500 and aptitude. Christmas season, and partof are applicable to temporary

have given her highest com- enlisted men will be enrolled in I I I GCT SCORES will be used in it was kept to start the Christ- ungraded employes.

mendation. I civilian colleges for four-year determining the candidate's ellI fire the next year. Should the half holidays be

Farewell ceremonies last Tues- courses leading to the degree of. gibility. Emphasis on mechanical Christmas cards are believedto non-workdays, correspondingto

day included presentation of a bachelor of science.FOLLOWING I I ability will not be stressed in have originated in England Sunday, benefit for the

letter of appreciation from hos- graduation, they selecting men for the new scienI I where a London artist Joseph half holidays carries over to

pital staff, and a gift luncheon will be commissioned as ensigns, I'I tific-education program. Cundall, is said to have made the basic workday following

given by Red Cross and civil probably in the Naval Reserve, I I Candidates who are considered first illustrated Christmas card Christmas and New Year.

service social workers. said the Times. I I qualified but lack sufficient high in 1846. Graded employes and regu-
THE NEW Field director, Mrs. Emphasis in the college courses : school credits for college en- Regardless of how it's spelledor lar ungraded e m p 1 0 yes in

Erdman has been a Red Cross will be placed on mathematicsand trance will be given an oppor- celebrated, Christmas means leave status on Dec. 24 and 31,

employee since 1942. the physical sciences. During tunity to earn the credits at a "Peace on Earth Good Will To will receive pay for the days

She worked with the South- the summer vacations, stu- :: Navy prep school. Men" in all Christian countries. without charge to leave.


I'I'I c 3Mainside

December 1957 JAX AIR NEWS Page

I Snack Bars

Y.. ..S ..S'. Closed ForChristmas

( and NATTCenter ,1
movie daily, 1800 and 2000. Saturday ,I y ;:
Sunday and holidays, {,
1400, 1800 and 2000. Hospital mo- z + ,
with other Navy Ex-
vie daily. 1900.) Along

Thursday, Dec. 19 'ai change activities closed
Mainside-Loving You (color Christmas will be the Snack

musical) with Elvis Presley and ': Bar at the Golf Shack, the

Lizabeth Scott. Bluejackets j Inn and the
NATTCenterGun Battle at -i:
Snack Bar in Building
Monterey (western drama) with f Tower
188 which will closed for the
Sterling Hayden.HospitalGhost. ,
Drivers (melo- first time in 17 years.

drama) with James Craig and The Bluejackets Inn will 1 be
Audrey Totter : closed both Christmas Eve and

Friday, Dee 20 Christmas Day.
Mainside-Iron Petticoat(color THE GOLF Shack will closeat
comedy) with Bob Hope and 1400 Christmas Eve and remain -

Katherine Hepburn. Also, San closed Christmas Day and

ta's Surprise and Little Quacker. __ .. Dl' the Operations Snack Bar will
NATTCenter-Loving You. A LA BOB CRATCHIT STYLE 4/ Sampling a traditional old fashioned Christmas puddingsent close at 2200 Chirstmas Eve and
Hospital-Gun Battle at Mon- to a Jax Air News reporter last week from way down in Australia co-workers found it remain closed until 0600 Dec. 26.
terey. not only delicious to eat but also fun to search for buried silver coins. Seated left to right. facilities will
John Isbell. JOSN. looks carefully for similar coins already found by Lynn Weidman. JO3 Ben Navy Exchange
Saturday Dec. 21 Sylar. SN. Terry Griffin and Jeannie Daley. Standing pudding Recipient! Phyllis Fletcher Jack be closed Jan. 1, except the snack
Mainside-Check Point (color Holmes PHI, and Gordon Robbie. bars at Operations and the Golf
auto-racing in Italy) with An- Shack.

thony Steele and Odile Versois. The Retail Stores, Barber
NATTCenter-Iron Petticoat. Bit Of Christmas From LandDown Shop, Tailor Shop, and Laundryand
Hospital-Loving You. Dry Cleaning activities will
Sunday, Dec. 22 close at 1300 Christmas Eve and
Mainside Spanish _Affair n____ Under' Proves PopularA remain closed Dec. 25. They'llalso
(color drama) with Richard Kiley ... be closed Jan. 1.
and Carmen Sevilla. Also, Jump- -
touch of Christmas from in
ing with Toy.NATTCenterCheck. Jax Air News staffer Phyllis ing blue flames of ignited brandy, SANTA'S Toyland Building
the "Land Down Under" was I I Fletcher.THE I I an appropriate sauce(', and topped 554 will close at 1300 ChristmasEve

Hospital-Iron Petticoat.Point. received here last week by GIFT was the traditional with a sprig of holly. and will not reopen.At .

Monday Dec. 23 -.-- Christmas pudding featured in I "Silver coins or charms are put I NATTCenter, the EnlistedMen's
Mainside-Two Years Before English festivities down throughthe in the pudding before it's cooked," Club in Building 593
the Mast (drama reissue) with Small Stores To centuries, and was sent to I' cautioned the ex-Australian to be closed during the holiday sea

Alan Ladd and Brian Donlevy. Take Respite her by an aunt in Sydney, Aus hovering pudding testers, "so be son Doc. 30 through Jan 5.
NATTCenter-Spanish Affair. tralia. I I sure and explore each bite before During this period Snug Harbor -
Hospital-Check Point. Closing dates for Clothingand Promising that it would taste you swallow. They are sup. and the NATTCenter Navy
Small Stores issue rooms : posed to bring the finder wealth Exchange Restaurant in Building
Tuesday. Dec. 24 like a rich, moist fruit cake, Mrs.
have been announced in order and good luck." 517 will have extended hours
Mainside Crime of Passion Fletcher brought the pudding to
(melodrama) with Barbara Stan. for scheduled inventories and the office to give fellow workersan I AUSTRAL IAN threepenceswere for the convenience of personnel.ON .

wyck and Sterling Hayden. Also, to enable stores personnel to unusual treat.PRESTEAMED. predominant in this pudding CHRISTMAS Eve, the

Deduce You Say and Slop Hoppy take leave. for some five I and an old custom gained I Restaurant will close at 1400 and
Mouse. The Mainside issue room, hours, the pudding still needed : several new supporters as the will reopen on Dec. 26 at 0800.
NATTCenter Two Years Before Building 930, will be closed another three hours steaming before treasure mounted on ''each plate. I Snug Harbor will be closed Dec.

the Mast.HospitalSpanish. from 1530 Dec. 20 until 0900 it could be served in full Oddly enough, the Christmas 24 and 25.

Affair. Jan. 2, 1958. rich aroma, enhanced by flicker- pudding used to be the only hot I The holiday schedule for Snug

Wednesday, Dec. 25 The NATTCenter issue room, food served at Phyllis' home Harbor will be 1630-2130 Monday

Mainside-No Down Payment'' Building 513, will close at 1030 Sale ,of Christmas during Christmas dinner. + through Friday and from 13002130 -
Dec 20, and will reopen Jan. Saturday and 1300-1830
(drama) with Joanne Woodward, "It's the middle of summer down
Sheree North, Tony Randall. 6. Trees there now," she explained, "and Sunday.
NATTCenter-Crime of Pass- The APA used clothing issue with the temperature at about I The Navy Exchange Restaurant
ion. room in Building 135 closed 96 degrees, we generally had at NATTCenter will be open from

Hospital Two Years Before yesterday and will reopen At Navy ExchangeThe cold ham, turkey and salad, and I 0800-21OQ Monday through F1riI -
Jan. 2. 'then went down to the beach day, from 0900-2100 Saturdayand
the Mast. j fresh smell of Canadian I
for a swim. 1200-1830 Sunday.HIGHEST .
-, ",x.y ..-._"- ..._." Spruce trees permeated the --
t k. air around the NAS Jax Main-I
itiy side tennis courts last Friday,

as huge bundles of silver-
I green Christmas trees were

opened by Navy Exchange I
employees, and placed on sale.

Full and bushy, some of the
trees still had patches of snow I
adhering to their lower branches
J ir as evidence of their freshness.The I

r trees will be on sale to I
service personnel 'during the

following hours; Monday through I

Friday (except Thursday), 0830-.

1900; Thursday, 0830-2000, and g (.
Saturday, 0900-1200.
Three to four foot trees are
r 6t priced at $1.15; 5-6 ft. trees,

$1.70; 7-8 ft. trees, $2.25, and 9-
10 ft. trees, $3.40.

The tennis court sale area is
located behind the Mainside Re-

tail Store, Building 27. 1
Each member of a Swiss family
has a special chore around

I '....';"....... ''''''"- <. ",,-- .=:r l..." ., l I Christmas. The father ties straw ...
SMALL BOY BIG TREE Christmas trees went on sale around the trees, the mother
Three last week, MARK YET Before the assembled graduatingclass
at the Mainside tennis courts near
and Charles Lightfoot. (left) waded knee-high' through big clips wings of chickens and the at Aviation Ordnanceman School Class B at NATTCenter,
bundles young of Canadian Spruce before finally selecting a tree daughter takes three sips from Comdr. Benjamin Colkitt, training officer congratulates Charles
guaranteed to half-fill his living room. Helping him were! nine fountains at midnight in order Almone AOl on his achieving the highest mark ever attained
center) and Ernest Kehrt. ADC, both of at the school. He graduated with a 95.63 in the 25 week course
Herbert Haley. ADC (
unknown loveron
NARTU. Charles is the son of Wallace Lightfoot. ADI, also of I to meet an with 1.000 hours of instruction. Aimone a native of Woodridge,
the church steps. N. J.. has been transferred to VA-S6 Miramar, Calif.I' .


Page 4 JAX AIR NEWS 19 December 1957

'Just This Once'Speaking

Of New Year'sResolutionsHear

!IWith K

the advent of "man-made moons,"

and other scientific phenomena it would appear ':
changing the laws of nature.

This statement may be basically untrue, and
number of accidents this Station has experienced, it
the first law of nature as applied to man has been

the trash heap. ,
FOR THOSE WHO HAVE fogotten, the first law
"self-preservation." A drowning man will fight to

stay alive; when any other recognizable danger, t
tilence, etc., becomes apparent, man will dodge,
and otherwise protect himself to the nth degree.
And yet in his everyday method of living
stupid that an observer will gain the impression that i ; \\V4
void of all mental processes. You disagree? When

use a box or crate to reach into a high place? How
been since you tried to outrun another motorist on
When did last use gasoline for cleaning ? I
you a job ..,... .., _
.n' .wd > I """':;000:
tect your eyes when engaged in work hazardous
(splashing chemicals nails Think ( ) VP-18 commanding
flying chips, etc) ) muster last week. Chief
LOOK BACK OVER THE PAST 24 hours and ( since January 1955.
have truly and conscientiously observed the first law program.'Z such ships as the

every respect. Sure, you feel that "just this once" ( ) ( )
difference. "Just this once" is the biggest mistake you

"Just this once" is an opiate-it is habit forming and II I II
your life and limb and taken in excess will be fatal.If _
you are in the habit of making New Year's

Is an opportune time to look back on your mistakes I I II
Resolve that instead of continuing to be a dope,
be wide awake and live out your God-given I VP-16 I

happy, healthy and in one piece. BUT, it is your I' nineteenth hole was the

of a "wetting down" party
Rapid Strides Being ( : night for eight officers of
who recently made the

lieutenant junior grade.
By America's Nuclear I II I basketball team sky-

With the onset of another new year, it might be into first place last week

are so closely related to the Navy to give serious ( ) I 69-68 victory over VF-43.
giant strides of progress being made in the early I now has five wins and one
clear era. [ National League play.
"Our nuclear Navy today, in I Martin, AEM3, of VP-16.
operation, being built or already saying that '' the 147-pound title in
authorized, consists of 19 submarines I clear propulsion i division of the Florida
so well that the
one cruiser and one I last week.
carrier," states a recent articlein include an atomic I I II .

All Hands magazine. year's shipbuilding I I I ) VP-18

IT REVEALS the ...... .. I The commendations were
developingof m:!:'-"" !!mm"'J:1( 'II ""b'J''JIAI "" I9:'< """ ''-'J''m\1' 11 Lcdr. R. G. Brannen Jr., VP-18
awarded by Secretary of the
a destroyer-size nuclear pro- administrative officer, is in Washington -
pulsion plant, a joint project of Navy for meritorous service in I this week to be admittedto
the Navy and Atomic Energy Korea while attached to Carrier the bar of the US Supreme
Commission.In Air Group Five aboard the USS Court.A .

the article, Adm. Arleigh Essex. Christmas collection was taken -
Burke points out that it took 400 Recent arrivals to the "Blue this week for Richard Dock-

years for navies to shift from I Bolt" squadron were: Lt (jg) C. staeder, VP-18 member, who has
spears to gunpowder, 75 years S. Cabot, Lt (jg) G. A. Ralston, contracted leukemia. It has been
from sail to steam, but less than Ensign J. R. Cook, Ensign K. W. decided to present him with a

12 years from the unlocking of Nott, Ensign ,. R. Populorum,i I phonograph.New .

the atom to nuclear power. William Rashing, AK3, Richard men reported aboard this
IN ADDITION to the already Parham, AA, and Walter Mer-
week are L. Burks, AN; R. D.
famous Nautilus and Sea Wolf, riman, AA.
'i Burnett, AN; E. Standley, AN;
our nuclear fleet will consist of *
: K. R. Wheeler, AN, and P. L.
the Triton, which, at 5,450 tons, VAP-62
Northup ATAA.Lt .
will be the largest submarineever VAP-62 will
5' 1I sponsor a Christ- (jg) "Chuck" Gerhan pass-
built. \ \: mas Party Open House for 35 ed out cigars last week. What'sthe
Also slated to join the Navy in __ underprivileged children from
? Mrs. Gerhan -
reason presented
the near future is the 85,000-ton 1. \ :' the Brentwood School, Dec. 20 in "Chuck" with eight
nuclear-powered carrier still un- .,.. ..n.. Hangar 123. an
named and the nuclear cruiser SEND HOLIDAY GREETINGS Three of the amateur pound, four ounce baby boy
Long Beach. radio operators at NAS Jax "ham" station, W4NEK, are shown I The guests will tour the area named Daniel Charles. .
All Hands ends sending holiday greetings and messages to the families of I and will be taken through the For the second year in a row.
the article by patients at Naval Hospital Jacksonville and other military per- !squadron's aircraft. Santa Claus I VP-18 bowlers have won tht'
sonnel aboard the Station.At operator's position is C. W.Walters,
I will be on hand to give
out coveted M i ins i ide intramuralcrown.
ATC, of NAWS School at the phone is M. Crider, ATC, VA-44. Christmas a
PersonnelContinued while T. H. Stanley, AE1, assists. stockings.Congratulations .
-- -
to men recently *

( from Page 1)) Holiday Greetings To Fill rated. They include: J. A. .VA-I04--
Herry, W. J. Baker, and E. L. The VA-104; Archers extend
station will turn their efforts Harper to PIll; E. Ferriera, J. H. congratulations to Lt. Chary

and contributions toward help NAS lax 'Ham' Ai rways Harris, F. B. Collins, V. J. Friend, Cook, who was married 1 a : '
ing needy families and children I E. L. Welborn... and- -- N... -D. Ramse*", weekend to Miss Agnes Kearm.,' .
remember this Christmas. Not going home for the holidays their lunch hour. Messages I to PH2; L. D. Murphey, W. G. of Newark, N. J.

VFP-62, for instance' will I ? I should be as brief as possibleand Cooper, R. A. Bjorak and L. C. The squadron 'lost three men
greeting must contain full I Bookout to PHA3; K. H. Thompson this i
forego its grownup's party to I Want to send your address week to civilian pursuit
assist six needy families. VW-4, home a special way? If so, the I of sendee. I W. R. Settner, G. R. James, J. H. Baxley, AB3, returned 1"
will sponsor food baskets and: people to contact are at the NAS I Among Jax operators and their F. A. Franke, A. A. Clemons, K. his home in Twinlakes, Ga '
decorate Christmas trees for five Jax ham radio station, W4NEK. I call letters 'who will be sendingare I W. Collier, and R. Arlow to R. E. Miller, SN, left to join hr

more families. I!. Military personnel at the Naval Lt. M. L. DandIer, K4EYY; ,i PHG3; T. P. Johnson and J. H. wife in Lafayette, Ind., and G. F

Machinists of the O & Division went into their ninth)I the Station may send a message M. Crider, ATC, W4NFC; Carl ; Underwood, D. A. sue civilian occupation in Julie t.
Taylor, J. A.
year of sponsoring food baskets home (that is, anywhere ConUS) I Mullin, ATC, K4MMX, and Stan ham Scruggs, G. C. Gra- Illinois.M. .
D. K.
for the same cause. I I courtesy of personnel who oper- Sumara, ATC, W4BTH. I Eshelman and H. G. E. Jackson, AT3, was trans-
Dyer to ADJ3 W.
; E. Lee, R. O.
ate the ham station in Building ferred to NAS Glynco, Bruns-
At the Naval Hospital, both' Messages may be left at Build-I Janniche and R. L.
the NAS and Jax Garden Clubs I ing 726 between 1115 and 1210 ADR3; E. E. Daniel Frederick to to wick, Ga., Dec. 13. Two new men
726.At AEI3 W.
; an
will brighten mess halls and least five members of the Monday through Friday or contact |A. Bruton to AEM3 J. G. reporting aboard for duty,
; Roberson
D. R. Knox AE2 from RecSta
wards with decorating contribu- club will be sending messagesall chief Walters at extension to ATN 3; and J. J. Sharf to Philadelphia,, and, R. W. Bet?.
tions. during the holidays during 8447. | YN3.
AN, from RecSta, Norfolk, Va.


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19 December 1957 SAX AIR NEWS Page

__ __ _
New Zealand Native

Up LADDER The \t n O&R Engineer QualifiesAs I

With Civilians : &! L Well Traveled Figure'-"

(Periodically, the J ar Air .,. One of the most interestingand
e.. at Ft. Slocum, N. Y. While there,
News in with
cooperation the Industrial traveled "foreigners"aboard
Relations I he decided to return to this
Department NAS Jax is Ivan
will list various promotions Sanders, New Zealand native I country.
civilian personnel). and currently Electronics I Later that month, after a three-

On the promotion roster recently Engineer at 0 & R's Plant i day stay in New Zealand, Sanders -
I returned to the states for a
were 27 employees, one Engineering Division. However
"three months furlough.
+ born at Auckland, i
from Overhaul and Repair De- things were not to be sim-
N Z., "we'll not say when, came
partment, 10 from Public Works, '. ( to this country just after WWII ple for him, since the New Zea-

seven from Supply and nine from and after some difficulty gettinga AF refused a release until he
had visa and he
a permanent
Comptroller. permanent visa, has been here
could not get one while in the
Promoted at O & R was Louise ,. eyer since. RNZAF.

Dawsey, clerk-typist, GS-2, to EDUCATED at Christchurch, FOLLOWING exchange of cor-
in 1924 witha
he was graduated
same, GS3.Advanced. respondence with the New Zea-
degree in Electrical
at Public 1 Works land Legation in Washington,the
ing, a comparatively Engineer-I'
were: Harry Cross, apprentice at that time. RNZAF agreed to discharge
Sanders. providing he would relinquish -
electrician first class to elec- He got into radio electronics
all claims to their re
trician first first as engineer at a radio sta-I
step; Lawrence Gove, sponsibility of his return to New
apprentice pipefitter first class to tion and shortly thereafter as an Zealand.

pipefitter first step; Nace Rogers, NEW ZEALANDER AT O & R Ivan Sanders, of Overhaul amateur radio operator. His first I
apprentice electrician first classto and Repair Department's Production Engineer Division is a amateur call letters were ZL2VL. His discharge was unprecedented -

electrician first step; James native of New Zealand. Now an American citizen, and proudof IN 1940, Sanders joined the as far as New Zealand was
it, Sanders still retains of the of his
enough spirit native concerned since he was granteda
Shiver New Zealand Air Force
apprentice machinist first land to keep a good, black umbrella handy for our damper days. Royal release from the RNZAF while
clasj to machinist first steps and and spent five years attached to

Thomas Smith, apprentice car- Turmoil Seen ComingDefense the RAF in England.In out of the country.On .

penter first class to carpenterfirst December 1944, he passed receipt of his discharge,

step.Promoted. through the US and stopped offCLASSIFIED the harried engineer contactedthe

in Supply l were: Axes Six Percent American Consul in Toronto

Esther Anderson, clerk-typist I and finally received his permanent -

GS-2 to GS-3 Pauline I visa in 1946. (It was necessaryfor
same, ;
Casciani, property and supply Hike From Pay Raise Bill I him to go out of the countryand
For Rent
clerk GS-3 tq same, GS-4; Ruby re-enter to get this permanent -
Knight, typist GS-2 to GS- 3-Bdrm. Home. 6212 PennantDr. visa).
The six cent cost-of-liv raise proposal has been
per ng pay Avail. Jan. 5-Sept. 15. $90
3; Dorothy McNichols, clerktypist dropped from the package the Pel:itagon plans to send to Congress, Mo. EV-7-5984. Hennessey. SANDERS soon began work-
GS-2 to property and supply according to Navy Times. ing on secret projects as elec-
clerk GS-3; Helen Voight, typist The Times pointed out that the trical design engineer on radar
fense and the Budget Bureau Wanted Riders from Lake
GS-2 t o property and supply about-face is bound to stir up :, and, after three years, became
and ready for Congress by early Shore, Hyde Park to NAS. Hrs.
clerk GS-3, and Dorothy Wil- resentment among both Congres- assistant chief engineer.
January. The date will be moved 0800-1630. ext-211 Mrs. Stephens.
liams, property and supply clerk sional leaders and the big proportion Fairchild Company on Long
back now. Wanted: Passengers to share
GS-3 to same, GS-4. of service personnel not '
Island project engineer
as on
As the present pay mea.iurcstands expenses t 0 Birmingham, Ala.
Advanced in Comptrollerwere I. affected ELIMINATING by Cordiner the proposals.six it contains the original Driving '55 Mercury Station Wa- guided missiles, was his next job.
: Margaret Anderson, fiscal percent In the meantime Sanders
Cordiner proposals with scaled! gon. Leaving Jax Dec. 21. Re- was
increase for all who have
and accounting clerk GS-3 to two year's service and who get down increase for general and turn Jan. 1. (O&R Shop 6275/ working on his citizenship papers,

property accounting clerk GS-4; increase under Cordiner flag officers and a phase-in over EL-5-8012 (evenings). which he received in February
Charles Bickley, supervisory fiscal -
cost several years of the increases for Wanted: Riders to Indianapolisvia
would reduce the first-year
GS-6 to
accounting property 1952.He
GS-7 of the pay package to about other senior officers. Atlanta, Nashville. Leaving was with Emerson Radio
Louise Ely supervisory, fiscal accountingclerk ; $410 million.It Some 39 per cent of military Friday or Sat. Dec. 20-21. Share and Phonograph Corp., as field

GS-3 to property accounting is not impossible, however, personnel will receive increases driving and expenses. EX-8-2182 engineer for the next five years,

clerk GS-4; Bird Graves, fiscal that the six-per cent feature may under the Cordiner plan. (evenings). -- flying his own plane over an 11
accounting clerk GS-3 to pro- be restored before the bill goesto -- state area.

perty accounting clerk GS-4; Congress. Need Not HE WAS with Emerson until
Cleavy McCormick, supervisoryfiscal AND, IF Congress itself adds Service eight months ago, when he came

accounting clerk GS-4 to the cost-of-living increases for I I to NAS Jax.

property accounts supervisoryGS5 actives, retireds or both, it is Pay Medical Bills In Full A man of many hobbies, including -

certain that the Adminis- ., boating
; Margaret Reardon, fiscal I pretty I flying, photo-
accounting clerk GB-3 to pro- tration will not object. Service families are not required tract arrangements. graphy and amateur) radio, Sanders -

perty accounting clerk GS-4, and Dropping the proposed six per to settle in full for authorized Claims for repayment may be got back into ham radioing

William Rosenblum, fiscal accounting cent feature will mean delays in medical expenses of eli- made by sponsors directly to appropriate -.I as soon as he acquired citizen-

clerk GS-3 to property the pay bill. The Defense De- gible dependents incurred at ,major commanders. ship..r .

accounting clerto GS-4. partment still has the proposalsand civilian institutions.

each change keeps it there According to recent service :' :

longer.IT directives, patients treated at :
HAD been hoped that the civilian facilities are responsibleonly \.r

v'RHOLIDAYLovely proposals would be out of De- for that portion of medical .

Bill as determined by the Joint ... ., "
McDearman, Cornell! Service Regulations. I "::': : < "

e Share AE Honors; Appropriate contract channels r >' a

have been established through : '
Marine Cops AO ;
which bills for civilian medical : fjf

Jon McDearman, AEMAN, of care may be submitted by phy- ,

Nashville, Tenn., and Jack Cornell sicians and hospitals for prompt ,. :. .'j.
AEMAN, of Washington Island payment. ;::1''. .y,

I' Wise., shared top honors in When wives or children receive ',' t .. 5 ,r

last week's graduation at Aviation authorized civilian medical attention )W( s
Electrician's Mate School and the
patient or spon-
I Class A at NATTCenter. sor paid the charges, reimburse- $ _aCOLD

I McDearman, who entered the ment may be made for that part I
I service in February, will report of the bill which the government'

S to VA-155, Moffett Field, Calif., would have borne under con-
I while Cornell, who joined the f

Navy in January, will report to USO Activities Soar

VF-142, Miramar, Calif.
Pfc. John Weizenecker, USMC, More than 2.5 million personsin

of Brewster, N.Y., was gradu- the Armed Forces and their z

ated as honor man in last week's dependents attended USO-spon- ______. "n__ __ ___
sored activities in the first half '
graduation at DAY FOR RIDING Mrs. G. H. Gilliam. wife of
..... ..: ..I'... nanceman School Class A at of 1957, it was recently an- Lcdr. Gilliam of Patrol Squadron 16, was caught by the roving
NATTCenter. nounced.An Jax Air News camera last week riding to the football stadium
Barbara I average of 50,455 civilian aboard the Station to witness her husband in action in the
Nichols a movie star, issues a touch football Lcdr.' Gilliam is the
All Station playoff game.
sweet Merry Christmas to all "Jingle Bells" was written in volunteers a month served more
oldest member of VP-16 No. Two's Mainside championship
her friends in the service. A 1857 by the Rev. John Pierpont, ;than two million hours in that squad. Also along for the cold bicycle ride, or icicle ride, was son,
big, hearty Merry Christmas to 'period. AFPS
a Unitarian minister ( ) Chrif and daughter. Kathy.
you to Barbara




6 JAX AIR NEWS 19 December 1957

Hot Battles WagingVP16

V W-4 InCageLoopLeads r.L Lose Crackerjax Pair

To EglinThe


unbeaten VF-43 ij Jax Navy Crackerjax

1-National League in Main- ....t traveled to Eglin Air Force

:'{'. Base last weekend and drop-

VP-16, inspired by a thrill- play, VP-18 picked up victory ped a pair of games to the

jammed 69-68 victory over VA- number two, with a 60-40 win Eglin Eaglettes by identical

44, rushed by VF-43, 44-34 in over VP-5, and VA-15 downed scores of 35-33.

relieving "Forty-Three" of its Hospital. Fine scoring efforts by Chris

lead. FASRON SIX downed VA-15 Cotton and Carolyn Johnson

VF43 THEN satisfied its appetite 42-31, but then got stomped by I 'tz stood out for the Crackerjax.

with a humiliating 78-20 VP-18, who dished out a 75-32 Fa SATURDAY night's engage-

romp of Special Services. That, trouncing. ment saw Cotton hit the cords

plus a win picked up from VAP- .) for 20 points while Johnson add-

62 netted the Falcons second 13.
ed the remaining
Standings through Dec. 16: !
place. AMERICAN In Sunday's tilt, Cotton scor-

VP-16 claims first place witha vw- ................................... 4 0 J.ooo t ed 19 markers with Johnson tallying -
4-1 mark, while VF-43, with perauona ........................ 2 0 1.000 12 and newcomer Maureen
less played, claims the VP-l1 .................................. 3 1 .750 O'Leary getting the final two
one game VA-IS ....... .......................... 2 2 .500
number two spot with a 3-1 record A-lo" ................................ 1 1 .500 points.
Infirmary......................... 1 1 .500 Jax Navy led going into the
.... ..............
IN THE American Leaguelast FanoD Six .. .. 1 2 .333 final quarter in both games, but
Hospital .............................. 0 1 .000 and ball
week, VW-4 knocked VA- VP-S ..................................... 0 I .000 sharp hitting fancy
104 from the ranks of the un- VA-172 ......... ..................... 0 4 .000 freezing put the Eglin lassies in
beaten with a 43-38 victory to NATIONAL .. ; front in late moments of both

take over the lead with a perfect VP-ll .... ... .....................\..... 4 1 .100 .. .. contests.
4-0 mark. VF-43 .......... ....................... 3 1 .750 m IN WOMEN'S City League
VAP-II .... .... ..................... 2 1 .117 JNTRAMURAL CAGE ACTION VP-5's Garfield Kelly. I 1-1
Operations, with two wins in VA-44 .. ............................ 3 2 .100 ((12)) tossed in a two-pointer during early minutes of last week's play, the Crackerjax own a
as many starts, is the only other VFP-II ............................ 1 1 .500 VP-5-VP-18 intramural basketball contest at Mainside gym. mark. They lost the opener to the
squad with an unscarred slate. FanOD 101 ........................ 1 2 .333 Trying to block shot is VP-18's Ed McKeller. (2) and Charlie Gibbs Gator Girls, 44-24.
VAH-l ..... ..... ................... 0 I .000 Gage (behind McKeller.) Tony Martone of VP-5, ((21)) and VP- However, Bob Caskey's crew
League-leading VW-4 marchedover FAWTU . .. 0 2 .000 18's Bob Metera '((14)) watch from rear. The "Eighteen" squad bounced back by soundly trim-
Infirmary, 66-34, and got a Sp. Sir,. 0" .000 defeated the Mad Foxes. 60-40.
scare from VP-18, before win- ming Prudential, 51-18. Ann

ning 58-53, on its way to the top ; : : I Cooper garnered 20 points in this
:. :. : .I15: ; : I spring BowlingEntry I
position. ;; : /, contest, with Cotton adding 19.
< < 'I '
;:; f The Orackerjax are idle until
Rounding out American League '
YIi.K. IR. < :5P'ORIS' Deadline Jan. 5 when they play host to

Peguins Howl '. t. :,. .N ,WlcY : the Orlando Rebels.

:., i. w.o" Looms FridayDeadline
As Humans Try'Icicle' y .t Y uAi; :, > 1F "
.. Y .. .
;.. .
---, for entries in the up-
BallFor coming spring intramural bowling [

what may be the first timein competition at Mainside is

history, seals and penguins Green Cove Edges Fliers tomorrow, Friday, at 1600. I

joined spectators at a baseball Applications should be sub- Don Potter, strong man

game. The game was recently mitted to athletic director Stan- I from Missouri and now with the

played in "Seal Stadium" at Lit-For AAU Boxing Crown ley Summers at Building 930, 267th AFA Bn. in Germany can

tle America. phone extension 512. press 250 pounds, clean and jerk
A host of team representativescast 300 pounds and bench press 370
The game was not only first in
and Jax battled to the wirein
Cove Navy
Green Springs
odd spectators but it's recordedas temporary desire to enter i pounds . .
at.the Florida AAU Boxing
for-the team
a fight Open crown
the coldest in Baseball's play at an organizational meetinglast Levi Dillon started his Air
Championships last week at the Main St. Arena with the
Hall 0 f Fame at Cooperstown, week. Force and bowling careers at
Bullets belting out a two-point, 17-15 decision.
N.Y. It's hoped to have approximately Roanoke, Va. Now attending re-
Jax Navy's Billy Martin, of awanna Playgrounds I Larry cruiters' school at Lackland AFB,
The 20 teams entered when league
game was a twoinningaffair
VP-16, was picked as best boxerin I Green. action about Jan. Tex., Dillon has won a total of
between civilian scientistsand i gets underway
the Open class by officials Open division winners were: 15. 32 first place bowling trophies;
Navy Seabees who winteredover
after punching out a technical Carmen Giardino, Eglin i AFB; biggest win was the taking of all
at the Antarctic VP-18 fall bowling champions
outpost. ,
veteran Don
knockout over Johnny Thomas of Morrison, Shaw events in the GermanyAustriatourney
The Seabees won by an ice- are expected to defend the spring
Wilder AC at 2:45: of the second AFB; L. E. Eley, Ft. Benning; in 1955. .. ....
cracking 11-6 when temperaturesof round. Gary Hull, McDill AFB; John crown which they also won last
41-below forced the contest- Add the name Cliff Good
Dixon, Green Cove; Martin, Jax year.
This was the only apperanceof win to that of Tom
inside Fury as
snow-covered build-
the week-long tourney for the Navy; Howard, Jax Navy; Bob Rules for the spring bowling
active i nth Armed
jockeys e
ings. classy Martin but his TKO win Murphy, Green Cove; Norm competition will not be changed I Forces. Goodwin in 1951 set

was enough to impress the judges. Yan.kwitt, W. Palm AFB, and much from those used a
world record for
Shaw AFB trailed Fort Ben- Brown, West Palm AFB. the recent fall season. during a threefurlongdash
Appears riding a horse named Pub.
ning in the race for individual -
Dick H a r 11 ell, now at
'Best Bet' For champions in the Novice, 0 r
NTC Little
was a
junior, division, but the Airmen
NAS Keg Title/ from South Carolina edged Ben- All-American eager in his senior

The long Mainside intra- ning, 25-23, in final tabulations.Fort year at Beloit College.
Benning's Andy Martinezwas Chew Ching Chong has been
mural bowling roll-off
cam- voted most outstanding Nov- named coach of the Pearl Harbor
paign is nearing close withVP18's
Patrolmen a top-heavy ice participant, gaining a TKO Blue jackets cagers . John

over tough Joe Dohmann 0 f Martin of Redstone Arsenal, Ala.,
favorites to face AvFund of
Shaw AFB in the 147poundclass. \ ptiEt has won some 800 medals and
NATTCenter for the All. :. .
100 trophies as a pistol marksmanin
Station crown at a date yet
to be announced. Jax Navy finished in a sixth- his 18 years of Army service.

AFB of Center of attraction this
place tie with McDill again
VP-18 captured the American -
Tampa for Novice team honors.In year for the Ft. Chaffee, Ark.,
League title in regular fall
the class All-Stars will be All-Amer-
bowling competition while Open 156-pound cage
rugged Lawrence Howard of Jax ica Arnold Short.
VP-16 copped the National s
League banner.In Navy recisioned John Gourdineof The Navy-Notre Dame seriesis

a resulting roll-off bet- Green Cove Navy. the longest continuous inter-

ween the five top clubs in However, needing a victory in sectional rivalry in college foot-
the final event of the night, ball with
each ,loop, for final Iron Man a beginning date of
heavyweight bracket to gain a _
point standings VP-18 finished
on top, nosing out VW-4 triumph in the Open class Jax I Richardson, Alaska. Pio-

No. One. Navy lost its chance when Henry j neers must be the Oklahoma ver-

And Pearson dropped a decision to ; ._ sion of service football. The Pio-
to delay matters more, '': -" .--. .- ;(, _2..J.-
West Palm Beach AFB's Chico
a "scratch" bowling runoffis Brown. MOST OUTTSTANDING Classy Billy Martin. 147-pound neers have'run up 26 consecu-

being held, with finals ex- mittslinger pounds away at Johnny Thomas of tive regular season victories, and
pected late this week. Only one Jax Navy mittsmith Wilder AC during final night's action in the Florida AAU Box- their last Alaskan Command loss
final round in Novice Ing Championships Open division. Martin in his lone
gained the appearanceof
VP-18 is favored to cop the the week-long was to Elmendorf in 1951 although -
tourney. gained a TKO in the second heat
William 112-
marbles in this one, too. competition. over the rugged Thomas,and thus was voted outstanding senior they dropped a postseason -
pounds, was decisioned by Lack- boxer. Martin is attached to Patrol Squadron 16. clash to Ft. Lewis in 1954.Page .




19 December 1957. JAX AIR NEWS Page 7

., ,

: : : TT NAS Links

RODSand k \

"S, ta ; Site of '58AllNavy


are a few tips for people

who will be hunting this
NAS Jax has been named host
for the first time.
the 1958 All-Navy Golf
Clothing should be warm and I for
-- r:1 Tournament, Aug. 8-11.
comfortable. Bulky and too heavy
IttP.iI4. for; 1958
The Navy sports setup
clothing will hinder movement.
will be practically the same as
FOR SAFETY'S sake, the colorof j '
last year, according to BuPers
the shirt and cap should not t _
Intrusion 1710.1E recently re-
blend with the background. _

Although red has been a tra- __ __ leased.
ONCE AGAIN the All-Navy
ditional color through the years, ,
calendar includes events.
many sportsmen are of the opinion ?
will be drawn from
that bright blue is best.Don't .
the five regions, established last
white handker-
carry $
chief.Many people have been shot year for Navy sports purposes.
> t Navy athletes will take partin
by quick-triggered hunters who _

thought they saw a white-tail \:. atrio of Interservice tourneys
flash. with an eye toward possible

EVEN WHEN hunting in fami- participation in the Pan American -

liar territory, it's advisable to and Olympic Games of 1959

carry a compass. A small flash- and 1960.

light is also helpful. Fog or sud- The All-Navy sports docket

den nightfall can blot out land- FtL for 1958 is as follows:

markers. I ,, BOXING-Norfolk Naval Base,

Two items that can be an aid "_A''O. }....""",..... __;,___"''''_......____ ... March 9-11; basketball, Pearl
are a short length of rope for ALL-STATION FOOTBALL CHAMPIONS-Picturtd above Is the Marine Aviation Detachment .. Harbor Submarine Base, March

hauling or hanging game and a touch football squad which recently won the NATTCenter and All-Station touch titles 13-17: telegraph bowling, April
finishing with a teaion's mark of 13 wins, no losses and one tie. Front row (left to right) are 3-5 tennis, Newport Naval Sta-
whetstone for sharpening a knifeto John DeVito Joe Molnar William Smith and Jack Carton. Second row, Joe Bodnar Gauln Pes ;
field-clean a kill Bruce Bundy and Richard Bedgen. Rear Jim Dolan. Richard Fleming Romalice Ellis Warne tion, Aug. 8 to 11; golf, NAS Jax,

As for a weapon, check the Spencer and John Connors.Fliers' Aug. 8-11; baseball, Little Creek

game laws and suit yourself. Amphib Base, Sept. 4-8, and
Club Shows
Carry i it a t ready and shoot Improvement Softball, San Diego Naval Sta-

only what you see and intend to Weekly tion, Sept. 4-8.

kill. (AFPS) Home ScheduleA Varsity Quintet Tackling Waves' slate is: basketball,
San Diego NTC, March 13-17;

pair of games have been bowling (telegraph), April 3-5,

Missile Pinmen added to the Jax Navy varsi- and softball, San Diego Naval

ty home basketball slate during *- Aggressive Holiday CardJax Station, Sept. 48.TELEGRAPH .

Eye NATTCSecond the holiday period. bowling will be

Although the Fliers will be I Navy's improving Fliers hit the pavement tonightfor surpervised by various regional

PlaceWith weakened by men departingon a game with the Waycross All,Stars at the South Georgiacity. coordinators. Sites will be deter-

leave, Herb Stovall expectsto mined later by each region.

have a nucleus of his first Regional champion with high-
one week of action remaining A quartet of contests have been
string on hand for the games. diet. est total pinfall will be declared
in the NATTCenter intramural added to the Flier schedule dur-
All home games begin at Jack Salle, high point man for All-Navy winner.
bowling league, Aviation ing the Christmas holidays, allowing -
Ft. Gordon, bucketed the winning
2COO at Mainside' gym. USGA rules will apply in the
Fundamentals has clinched players staying in this I
pair at the exact second the All-Navy links tourney set for
another title.Although area to keep from getting rusty.
buzzer tolled end of the game. the NAS Jax greensward. The

firing hasn't sub- NATTC Cage Slate OLD SOUTHERN foods, a City The Fliers, down 47-31 at Sixth Naval District tournamentwas

sided, about the only bit of sus- League power, comes to Main- half-time, came abreast of the held here this year.

pense left is who will occupy Opens January 7 side gym tomorrow for a 2000 PMGC club on Mike Doyle's hook Top Navy athletes will probably -

second place in the final stand- NATTCenter Special Services contest with Fairchild Aircraftof shot with only 0:27: showing on compete in these Interservice

ings.NAWS announced this week that opening St. Augustine moving in Mon- the timepiece. events: Boxing, Bolling AFB, D.

School has the edge at games in the intramural basketball I day night. Doyle's basket, which caused I C., April 15-16; golf, Ft. Carson,

this writing, posting two wins league will take place ALTHOUGH looking better Flier fans, who have had littleto Colo., Aug. 19-22, and tennis,

more than pursuing Marine January 7 with a full slate o: con I every outing, the locals droppeda cheer about to date, to howl Army-Navy Country Club, Ar-

Aviation Detachment.Last tests.It pair of tilts last week. with glee, made the score 78 all. lington, Va., Aug. 19-23 (Navy

week's activity i I saw was also announced that a I I II The Fliers entertained the JIM DONOHO, inserted into host.)

M/Sgt. John Burner roll a lofty I new season of bowling would get Provost Marshall quintet fromFt. the starting lineup, played well.

624 series, taking the lead in that I underway soon, playing another Gordon Thursday night and He cut the Army lead to 10

department from MAD's John double round-robin. lost a heartbreaking 80-78 verA points on a bucket at the 4:30: Ex-Jax Pistol
DeVito. I mark.

Standings Donoho lowered the margin I
AvFund ..... .. ...... 44 I .845 Ace Mellon
to 78174 at 0:59: quickly followed -
May Air Wttpt ... 35 17 ..673MtrAr ..
D.!ach. .._ 33 IS (35 by a Jim Good jump shot attempt -
AE School 24 20 .545 Jfr1 that was good. Now AF Sgt.Former .

SupSplInli .. .. 23 21 .523 G
Doyle paced Jax Navy with 21
AO School. .512
22Vi 21Vl Jax Navy pistol and
points while newcomer Kay Slay-
AK School 20Vi 71.792
rifle ace, W. H. "Bill" Mellon,
AGO School 5 47 .091 den, ex-Auburn standout, meshed -
is now training his sights for
the cords for 20 markers.
". future tournaments with the Air
Fleet Reserve Plans
>}: ;' y rN. The following night, the Fliers Force. ,

Sunday 'Bird' ShootBranch .. ...' faced the Gibbs Vikings and I MELLON entered that branchof

played great ball before losing, the service last month, after
and Unit 126, Fleet 78-66. serving in the Navy since 1942.

Reserve Association, will sponsora I, .... An ADI while wearing 'bell
turkey shoot Dec. 21, on the EARLIER this season, Gibbs bottoms," Mellon is
homesiteat had clipped the Fliers, 97-65.
grounds of their future at Lackland AFB Texas.
Slayden dumped in 19 to lead ,
6670 103rd Street.
Jax Navy while Good chimedin At the National Rifle and
The event, open to the public,
with a 17-point production.Other Pistol Championships this year,
will be held from 1100 until sun-
Mellon, as a member of the All-
set. newcomers, in additionto
Navy team, captured the .45 cali-
Sandwiches and coffee will be Slayden, who have been
bre title.BECOMING .
available and there will be sev- sparking the Stovall quintet pistol

eral concessions to entertain the lately include Jack Dorman, Jack interested in small

children while their parents are Ramage and Bill Penwell. arms marksmanship in 1950,
Mellon practiced hard and wona
Walker Vocational of
at the firing range. College
Proceeds from this event will Jax provided the Fliers some berth on the All-Navy squadin

go into the building fund. x _".'- ."w,.. .___ home opposition last Tuesday.No 1953, and each year since.In .
TIMELY SHOT- Jax Navy's Mike Doyle attempts a hook
results were available.The the near future, a Marks-
shot during heated action in the late stages of last Thursday'sFliedFt.
As the old philosopher said Gordon PMGC basketball game at Mainside gym.Doyle's manship Training Center will be

when he made a date with an shot was good and knotted the score at 78-all. Trying Druids first used mistletoe founded at Lackland and Sgt.
vainly to block the shot is Ft. Gordon's John Visconti, ((13)). No. because they believed it had curative Mellon will instruct Air Force
ugly girl
14 for the Army is Dave Lindsley. The Fliers lost the game on a I The Saxons it personnel in the use of small
"Oh well, it's better to have a shot at the buzzer, 80-78. They host Old Southern Food tomorrow powers. gave
beast than a famine." night at Mainside gym. 'its name. arms.

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...4\t Finest Of Presents

,se+chr+ Is Road PresenceThe

; $4 4 4A Christmas season is here and like millions of others, you'll

soon be "hittine the road" homeward-bound for reunions with
$t friends-and loved ones.
No matter if you're going on a
k roadway, not adknowledging
kib' ;t lengthy trip or a short jaunt, here'sa right-of-way, cutting in, passingon
hints to
few helpful highway
curve or hill, failing to signalor
read, review and remember, before -
improper signaling, and cars
getting behind the wheel. I I
running away with no driver.
1. TO TAKE charge of my

vehicle and personal' propertyand Forced-out Reserve

lives therein. .

2. To drive my car in a safe
Officers May Enlist
{ Y and sane manner, observing
everything that takes place from

all directions. And Keep BonusesReserve

3. To report all defects in my
officers, forced out,
vehicle to a mechanic for repair
t may join up as enlisted men and
4. TO REPEAT no violations
ti keep their readjustment bonuses,
oi{; road courtesy previously committed
as far as the Controller Generalis
i \hose ob-
by myself or
? + concerned, Navy Times said
served being committed by this week.

$ jifJi others. This decision was good news
5. To quit my post behind
I rr to some about-to-be-riffed reservists -
the wheel when I have become
in the Army and Air
: f/LTft sleepy or have otherwise becomea Force, but whether it will mean

potentially dangerous driver. anything to Navy-Marine reservists -

fI r 6. To receive and obey all was still a question.The .

driving regulations and common Navy has not encouraged

sense restrictions on driving enlistments of former officers in

habits. this category. It might happen,

awWA4tj 7. TO TALK to no one while the Controller was quoted assaying

driving by turning 'my head to that a riffed Reserve officer -

the side or rear. without enough commis-

8. To give the alarm to sioned service for officer retire-

A+tbltl a, motorists behind or in front of ment would have enough service ..

me by showing my intention to for enlisted retirement at the

turn, stop or slow down. time of riffing.

Ii Ir fkfS1f\. 9. To call emergency vehiclesand The Times quoted the Controller -

give what other assistance I as saying he could enlist the
day after being riffed and tire
can, should I come upon a fellow
rd motorist in need of help. the following day and still keep

- I .. 10. TO SALUTE all other the readjustment pay. Presum-
-- ----- -- ---
drivers driver ably the word "retire" would include -
by extending
Ph.'IVf'I I courtesy at all times and underall going into the Fleet Re-

Sf' RE\ ,'/ S, I @@iGreetiiis( Sent conditions. serve.

\ .. 11. To be especially watchfulat

i night, keeping in mind that

ALL SAINTS CHAPEL 1 Bv President SecNavv night driving presents many Christmas

Sunday, Dec. 22 I problems not encountered during
C930 Sunday School three- a daylight. Thoughts
Many of you are far from home, but you never are beyond the
year-olds through adults, Bldg. Greatest cause of deaths by
reach of our hearts and minds. At this time of year we are .
722; Divine Worship, Chaplain especially mindful of our gratitude 1--- ___ __ traffic accidents last year was I am a sailor, and although
Osman. States Marine speeding beyond the lawful limit. under Uncle Sam for the pro-
for the vigilance of those I: Navy, Corps, our
1100-Divine Worship, Chap- who stand watch upon the ram- civilian employees and their Speeding took 43.5 percent of the tection of our country, Christ-

lains Reagan and Davis. parts of America. i families, I extend my very best total number of fatalities. mas is still the same as whenI

1830 Teenage Fellowship, Because of your service, your 'wishes for a Merry Christmas. Other major causes of traffic was growing up back on the
Bldg. 722. fellow citizens celebrate the joysof I I' Thomas S. Gates Jr. deaths last year were driving on
Yes I have sailed the
wad -
1900 United Fellowship of! the Christmas Season in the Secretary of the Navy I wrong side of road, driving off _1
tens, an seen many "J acES,
Protestants, Bldg. 722. warmth and security of their I-
large and small; but when the
Monday, Dec. 23 I
family circle.
\ winter month of December
> '
1900-Singspiration 722.
Bldg. Mrs. Eisenhower joins me in h. rrr comes around each year, thereis
Thursday Dec. 261600Junior
sending you our personal best no other place more beautiful -
Choir Rehearsal, I wishes for Christmas and the to me than the good old

Bldg. 722. New Year. United States.It .
1915 All Saint's Chapel Re-
Dwight D. Eisenhower seems sometimes as
hearsal All Saint's
Chapel. President of the though there is not a bit of
CHAPEL United States Christmas spirit in your heart
Sunday Dec. 22 but as the birthday of Christ

,0830-1000( King Hall, Bldg. In the spirit of the season, our draws nearer each day, the
'563. (St. Edward's Chapel closed thoughts and hearts turn to a spirit of Christmas seems to

for repairs.) richer understanding of the real keep growing inside you.I .

Daily-0630-Small Chapel. purpose of our existence and a : : : see people hustling around

Saturday0800Small Chapel. deeper appreciation for our good doing last minute shopping,
ST. LUKE'S CHAPEL fortunes and blessings. and trying not to look sus-

Sunday Dec 22 Particularly during this sea picious in the eyes of the chil-

0630-Catholic Mass son, we in the United States must dren.It .

0930-Service of Divine Wor- be grateful for our freedom, good makes me joyously happyto

ship, Chaplain Bryant. health and our abundant pros- be living in a free countryand
... .
Monday Dec. 23 w.vf+t perity. The preservation of our NAS MARINE-OF-MONTH = ;pLJ O'Neill, ( ight')) year being able to
193ft( -Latter Day Saints (Mor- way of life" is greatly dependent is congratulated by Capt. R. H. Keller. NAS Jax Marine Bar' take part in the birthday of

mon), Bldg. 751.Tuesday. upon you and your families- racks executive officer on his recent citation for outstanding our Lord.
Dec 24 -your selfless service, sacrifices, attention to duty and his commendation by the Permanent Patrick Gray AK3
1900-Christian Science, Bldg. patriotism and dedication to Personnel Policy Evaluation Board. He was commendedfor Inrentory Division
I his and
his "high standard of attributes rare in rank usually
L 751. To all members of the United attained only by personnel with more experience and service." NAS Jax Supply Dept.E .

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