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Title: Jax air news
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Language: English
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: March 2, 1961
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
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Flying 'Under The Bag' .



Method Is ImprovedFlying I

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"under the bag" Is
/ neck, brought on by the pres-
I IK an accepted part of Attack
of the hood that the
sure puts
Squadron Forty Four's in-
strument training at NAS pilot's head in a cramped posi-
tion, and usually affects the per-
Jax.The formance of the pilot after a
"bag" is a large canvas i
period of time.
/ hood that the dual pilot pulls
over his head to prevent any AFTER ENDURING this for

visual reference to the horizon, over 10 years the Navy has accepted -
simulating the conditions that a change to the hood that

: exist when flying i through will enable the pilot to sit nor-

clouds. mally and comfortably while flying -

THIS METHOD OF instru. under the hood. Suggested 1 by

ment training is as old as instrument Lcdr. R. C. Maxwell,VA-44 safe-
flying itself. Since i
ty officer, and designed by JohnF.
1950, simulated instrument fly-
of King, PR1, such a hood was
ing has been associated with

vertigo, unusual attitudes, down made and tried by VA-44 men

-h --- ---- .. .. :- check. .instructors and a stiff Please. Turn to Paae 6. CoL 4)
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"THE HOOD"- Navy pilots
who use the "bag" during in.
strument training can now sit
normally and comfortablywhile
flying under the "bag"or
"hood", thanks to John F.
King, Pal and Lcdr. R. C. JflfANJ'Vol.
Maxwell, of VA44. King, who
designed the hood, demonstra.
tes its use above.



20 ForeignOfficers

18 No. 50 U. S. NAS Jacksonville Fla. 2 March 1961
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To S k prir Three-Months any

Train HereA


tary group officers of 20 undergoing foreign mili-a A 'Out' For Some EM

course of instruction at the The Secretary of the Navy has announced that USN

Naval Supply Corps School at and USNR enlisted personnel including those in TAR pro-

Athens, Ga., will visit the grams whose normal expiration of active obligated service
Naval Air Station during the. date is on or before June 30, 1961 will be ,separated three
period :March 13-31. months parlv.
i Additionally, those enlisted
The trip to Jax ment do so. That is,
which is a mid- personnel with less than three may pro-
way feature of their course of months active obligated service vided they are fully qualified

instruction at Athens, will pro- will be separated immediately. under the provisions of BuPers
vide field indoctrination and Inst 1133.11.
THERE ARE several .
training in aviation supply and exceptions In addition, personnel whose
to the Men in
ruling.
}4 I over-
auxiliary store procedures for early separation would create a
seas service, sea duty and de-
the foreign officers. personal hardship and who request -
ployed units will not be separateduntil
retention on active duty
DURING THE JAX trip the their return to continental
until normal EAOS are exempt
group will also view supply LATEST "SKAG CLUB" MEMBER "He did it." says United States. Aliens seeking to from this ruling.
operations at Naval Station May- Comdr. L. T. Barco Jr. (right) commanding officer of Patrol qualify for citizenship through
Squadron 30, he Petty officers, and designated
as congratulates Comdr. L. B. Crayton and
service i will be
NAS Cecil military not
port, Field and Naval
spoofingly points strikers whose loss would
a finger. Comdr. Crayton becomes the latest early
Station Green Cove Springs. member of the VP.30 "Skag Club. The club was organized to separated. seriously affect operational
spoof VP-30 replacement pilots and Instructors on dragging their Persons undergoing medical
readiness will not be released.
Three separate classes of allied skags (tail bumpers) when landing: the P2V Neptune. Although ,
naval officers convene at the the tail skag was designed for Just such a purpose P2V pilots treatment or hospitalization or Men scheduled for transfer to
Supply School each year. To date have used It as a source of ribbing for years. in a disciplinary status will re- the fleet reserve or the retiredlist
over 300 officers main on active duty. will be retained on active
representing 33
countries have been trained in Some Chiefs POls Able CAREER personnel desiring to duty.
the logistics of the U. S. Navy continue on active duty until Lastly, CNARESTRA personnel -
and in particular principles of the normal expiration of active who have been ordered to

the Navy Supply System. This To Shed Liberty CardsSome obligated service for the express active duty for six months train-

training serves to better integrate purpose of immediate reenlist- ing will continue on active duty.

their efforts and that of of the units aboard NAS Jax are permitting chief

the U. S. in the common defense. and first class petty officers to shed their liberty cards in '

The group coming to Jax is the accordance. with change. in the Bupers Manual, while 4. !
18th class. oiners nave not yet aone so. -
The change in the Bupers Navy's top petty officers. Army
IN ADDITION to their formal Manual E-6's and above have not been
says that from now on ID
training, an attempt is being cards will be proof enough that required to carry the liberty

made to permit these officers-to they are legally away from their cards for several years.

observe first hand the Americanway duties. Many stations have not The standard Armed forces Liberty -

of life in furtherance of required CPOs to possess a liberty Pass will still be requiredby

this nation's PeopletoPeopleprogram. card in the past.A 'I personnel through pay grade
survey of local commandsshows *
Accordingly an active E-5. :: Tj
that CPOs and POls of
schedule has been planned, which Naval Air Technical TraningUnit j

includes a reception at the Station and Staff, Commander Fleet SAFETY POLICY

; luncheons sponsored by the Air Jax, will turn in their liberty
cards. The NAS GROUP FORMEDThe
Kiwanis, Rotary and Lions command will
continue to require its newly established NAS
Clubs; tour of the St. Regis ,
POls to their cards
carry liberty Safety Policy Sommittee met
Paper Co. and the Atlantic Coast ai will the Naval Hospital. Naval for the first time last Thurs-

Line Headquarters; and field Air Reserve Training Unit's POls day with Comdr.'Robert Nelson A

trips i to St. Augustine and will keep the cards they now NAS executive officer, as
Tallahassee.The have but no new ones will be chairman.

issued to personnel reporting Membership is composed of FIRST CUSTOMER; FREE MEAL Mrs. Retha James
officers hail from Den- aboard. Fleet Air Wing Eleven heads of departments and re O&R employee receives a free meal as the first customer to be

mark, Norway, Sweden, The has not yet made a decision. regarding presents top management in served Tuesday.by Now the new under management management of and the Civilian direction Cafeteria of Morrison last

Netherlands, Korea, Italy, liberty cards. matters related to conserva- Food Services Inc., the cafeteria features new and added serv-
The change was made, BuPers tion of manpower and mater- ices. A special full course lunch with dessert and beverage is
Greece, Japan, Venezuela and says, to give greater recognitionto ials through the safety pro being offered daily for 78 cents. The soda fountain in the Main
Burma. the responsibilities of the Cafeteria is open daily from 0800 to 1500 and a mobile canteen
gram. I unit is also made available.




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2 Marsh I
JAX AIR NEWS 1951
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_. I.... Ie R..dy Commanding Offkar March 16Civilian ,
Cam*. Robert Ncbon __ Executive Offlc*r
HAl Sfai ..... Air ..M......
..... Adrrv Knnth Crtlg __ Commander employees have nominated -
Capt. Griyiton H. Web<< -_. OtUf of Stiff, F.lrJ.x representatives to serveon
Capt. felion. M. ....4 __ CMof of Stiff NAI Six Employees' Councils, Civilian
F1wt Air Wk. Kbvwi
Capt. lUnfro Turner, Jr. Comm.nder Employee Food Services Board, < > : I
c.pt. Murlln W. Alley Chief Staff Officer Civilian Employees Recreationand
Naval Ak Ta h.lcal Training Unit l Welfare Association and the i.olk .
C.,.. Robert J. FUmlng .... Commanding Officer of the Em-
ExecutIve OffIcer Board of Trustees
Comdr Marlon K. Smith 3y
4+ ,,.. &1
Navel He.,h.l ployees' M.D.B.S.
Cept. William L CngelmenCpt. Commending Officer Names of nominees will be
Executive Officer .: .
J.hn 0. Peder Bulletin 4' ,..
NARTU published by an IRD ;

Cept. F. H. Holt _______ Commending Officer which will be posted on bulletin
Comdr. Wllllem M. MIll<< Executive Officer boards and distributed to cur

Printed cemmercfolly( with norvepproprleted funds In Jecbonvllle, Florid at no rent representatives. Employeesare 100 PERCENT? H. R. Wilks. ADRC. maintenance chief of
expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P-35 Rev. July 1958 urged to study this bulletin, Patrol Squadron 30, points happily to the squadron maintenance
Distributed free of charge to military and civilian personnel of Fleet Air Jacksonville, since the balloting to be con- status board showing Jerry Wade, ADR3. (center) and
Naval Air Station, Naval Air Technical Training Unit Fleet Air Wing 11, Naval! Air ducted March 16 will resultin J. F. Kennedy, ADRC. that all aircraft are "up" and ready. In
Reserve Training Unit and the U. S. Naval Hospital. on spite of heavy scheduling load, the VP-30 "maintenance magic.
Service Information Officer Camdr. Alex N. Mclnnls Jr. designation of representativesto ians" are coming readily closer to every maintenance man's
Assistant Service Information Officer _. _ Andrew H. '''n.y carry on the business, of the dream of 100% availability.
Feature Editor-Mae Spencer, J01; Staff Reporters-S ndy Martinson, JOSN; Councils and several other em-
Ralph Bailey, AA. Photographer-Joy Beccarl, PH2.
Member of North Florida Industrial Editors Association and Southern and In. ployee activities throughout the Forms Unique
ternational Councils of Industrial Editors. coming year.
The Jax Air News Is a member of the Armed Forces Press Service. Material Any employee who is on board
appearing In this publication can be reprinted providing credit Is given. Photographsunless the Station on March 16 will be Maintenance
otherwise credited, are official U. S. Navy Photographs. System
Editorial offices located In Room 230 Main Administration Building. Phone extensions permitted to vote in appropriate

8164, 656, 272 or 21*. elections. Employees who are on When it comes to keeping 'em flying, the Patrol Squadron

official approved leave may come Thirty maintenance department really excels. The Anti-Submarine

aboard for the sole purpose of Warfare replacement squadron, which has been averaging closeto

Better Health For All voting if they desire. lOCO hours flight time per month. has worked out a unique

Only non supervisory em- turn-around maintenance system.
ing load, the VP-30 "maintenance
ployees may vote for the membership As returns from -
a plane one
of Employees' Councils. magicians" are coming i
Requires Your HelpTo flight, specialized maintenancecrews
Only members of the Employees' steadly closer to every mainten-

Mutual Death Benefit Society swarm over it adjusting ance man's dream of IGOVr avail-

( acquaint personnel participating in the Federal Service may vote for candidates for the minor discrepancies to assure ability. Comdr. L. T. Barco Jr,

Fund Raising Campaign National Health and the Joint Crusade, Board of Trustees thereof. All! minimum ground time. This squadron skipper, summed up the

the Jax Air News will publish a weekly series on facts and figuresof employees are eligible to vote means the plane may turnaround VP-30 maintenance program say-

these agencies). for candidates for the other almost immediately with ing: "Results such as these could

boards. another group of replacement never be achieved without the
A Most Cruel Crippler
Unless 50 percent of the per- pilots and aircrewmen. This i cooperation of every officer and

According to statistics, 11,000 children are born every day of the sonnel on board on the date of "Johnny on the spot" maintenance enlisted man in the squadron and
year. The vast majority are brought into the world healthythanksto
a long towards have benefited the training
the election cast ballots in goes way
-
advances in modern medicine. But despite science, the alarmingfact appropriate
is that every 53 minutes a newborn child comes into the world election for Employees' preventing minor items from syllabus immeasurably."

with Cerebral Palsy.CEREBRAL Council, it will be declared turning into major ones, accord-
PALSY results from injury to the brain, before, ing to Lcdr. J. W. Townes, Jr.,
during, or soon after birth. It is a disorder caused by damage to that no council exists to represent Memphis Reserve
the motor centers of the brain resulting in loss or impairment of the particular area in- VP-30 maintenance officer.In .
muscle control. As though that were not enough, there is the addi- volved. addition to just keeping the
tional complicating fact that usually brain damage is not confinedto Unit Concludes
planes in the air, the problem of
one area, which means that these youngsters also may have
handicaps with sight or vision, may have seizures or convulsions, Pike Jenkins HonormenAt maintaining complex electronics
and sometimes mental impairment. equipment, used for training replacement Active TrainingMemphisbased
Cerebral Palsy is called the country's cruelest multiple crippler. AE SchoolAt aircrewmen in sub-
There is no cure for Cerebral Palsy. Damage to the brain is final
and the handicap will be present for life. the Feb. 24 graduation of marine detection, poses a prob- naval air reserve -
Of the funds contributed locally, 70% remain in the community, Aviation i i Electrician's Mate lem to avionics division. The Patrol Squadron *93 j is

5% goes to the state and 25% to national research and education.The School, PFC James F. Pike of problem is magnified by the jar- scheduled to leave NAS Jax Fri-
Jax unit of CP offers physical, occupational and speech therapy, ring fact that the aircraft day after two weeks of active\
pediatric and orthopedic supervision and other related services. Huntington, W. Va., and PFC. have
Within the past year, 157 patients received local services.If Solomon Jenkins received the made over 5000 landings since duty training with host squadron
you remember that sometimes it takes a child with Cerebral top student honors. The gradua- late July. The extremely high VP-18 under the operational con-
Palsy five years to take the first step, then you give them hope tion was held at the Naval Air number of landings exposes the trol of Commander Fleet Air
when you contribute.
Technical Training Unit. Both delicate equipment to severe vi- : Wing Eleven.

Pike and Jenkins have been brations.! As a result, the avionics Approximately 70 officers and

Downward Progress Toward Death transferred to El Toro, Californiafor division has its work cut out. men of Patrol 793 will return to

A minor ailment, such as a cold, could be fatal to some 200,000 duty. In spite of the heavy schedul- their homes in Alabama, Arkansas -
persons in the United States. These persons are afflicated with a Illinois, Mississippi, Missouri
mysterious disease which attacks the muscles, eventually weakeningand --
performed
disabling the victim to the point where he becomes a wheel- and Tennessee, having
chair invalid and then bedridden. This a disease is known as Mus.. their missions in an outstanding

cular Dystrophy.FOR manner.
CHILDREN with muscular dystrophy every year, every At Jacksonville VP-793, whichis
month, every week marks another step in their slow downward P2V
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progress toward death. Medical scientists are racing against timeto equipped with long range
find an effective treatment for this tragically crippling disease. Neptunes, conducted realistic
Muscular Dystrophy is no respecter of age, sex, race or color. training, exercised designed to
Of the thousands suffering from MD, two thirds are children and as
readiness
most will not live beyond their 'teens unless a cure is found. improve the unit's
The Duval County Chapter'of the Muscular Dystrophy Associa- 4 a ''land based patrol squadron.The .
.,
tion has a program which provides physical; therapy under doctor's t. }t:. &:sv viv .. exercises included rocket
orders, provides wheel chairs, hospital beds, braces, crutches and over water -
and
orthopedic corsets and transportation.All e : :x' bombing practice,
,
funds collected are divided thusly: 75% goes to national' and celestial navigation flights
research and 25% for local use.Lifetime antisubmarine exercises with t

5 : components of the regular N.*vy

Of Darkness operating in the coastal area,
t %$ fsrrG training for pilots
and
The National Society for the Prevention of Blindness is the ground
only voluntary national agency at work in all phases of sight con- and aircrewmen.
servation. It is a non-profit and non-sectarian organization. Its Professional observers said that
program of research, education and preventive service is supported }. oj the "citizen sailors" met 'it
entirely by contributions. Publications dealing with specific /sub }"
:
a-"
jects, such as crossed-eyes and eye accidents, are available in schools. 3. r > :fi< % standards and, showed once
I b'eia'
THE FLORIDA COMMITTEE of the Society has branch chair- that Reservists can and do ;
men in 24 cities which cover the state geographically. } .f in rapidly with their regul
Largest; single cause of blindness is glaucoma. It is a disease in earning
which builds up pressure behind the eyes. The cause is unknown, Navy counterparts 'd t
but it can be arrested by early treatment. Galucoma strikes after out their primary mission .
age 40 in most. cases and will eventually affect 1OCO,000 living bELECTED FOR LDO Comdr. A. L. Detweiler antisubmarine warfare opf-
Americans. In 1960 there were 334,000 blind Americans, most of of Attack Squadron 44, extends congratulations skipper tions.
them with glaucoma.On and a first class who were selected to three chiefs 't"-
the local scene the NSPB promotes preschool vision screening, Left to right are Comdr. Detweiler: R.as L.Limited Alka Duty Officer. The squadron is under A
works with industry, and has screening clubs for glaucoma. to Ensign: T. M. Wofford, ADC, who made the AD, advanced command of Comdr. Charles
Funds are obtained from the state organization for local pro- R. A. Backlund, AOC: and B. B. Wilkinson. AKC Jump, advanced to Ltjg( to): Bartels who has been a na\m; '
needed. Ensign.
grams as .
aviator for over 17 years.BIlil



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2 March 1961 JAX AIR NEWS Page 3



I Seabees To Celebrate Anniversary March 6 I ; : 'r I -JE' ;. '\,


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This Sunday, March 5 marks .
the observance of the 94th ized under the Civil Engineer, WITH THE MOTTO. "Con- THE GROUP VIII ratings, re- For Sale!

anniversary of the Navy Ci- Corps in 1941. On March 5, 1942, struimis, Batuimus" (We build,I presenting Builders, Steelworkers Swap or Self 2 bdrm, equity can b.

vil Engineer Corps, officer the Chief of Naval Operations we fight) Construction Battalions Equipment Opera- Orlando negotiated SP, located 12779.between Sanford &
authorized enlisted of continued to build vital air tors Mechanics Construction
of the Construction men con- ,
component Sale or Rent-GI equity, 4 bdrm, 2
Battalion and the 18th I struction battalions to call them- strips, roads and other facilities, Electricians, Utilities Men and bath, owner transferred, $82 per mo,
birthday of the enlisted "Sea- selves "Seabees" and wear the often within gunsight of the Surveyors deal with a broad $300 equity ,rent for $115 per mot Ent.Gletke .

bees." CB shoulder patch. enemy.In scope of responsibility with- SP 1.2966.For Rent

Locally the Seabees will celebrate Under leadership of Admiral the Pacific alone, Seabees in each category. Venetia Terrace-2 bdrm, comp furn,
the occasion with a danceat Ben Morell, wartime Chief of were credited with constructionof Although Civil Engineers have $100 per mo; SP 1.5512

the Bluejackets Inn on Mon- the Bureau of Yards and Docks, 111 major airstrips, 441 piers, been with the Navy since turn 9704 Lem Turner Road-4 rm apt, up-

day, March 6. The party gets headquarters for the Civil En- 700 acres of warehouses, hospi- of the 19th century, beginningof PO stairs 57633., $47.50 per mo; Mrt. G. E. Tapley,

underway at 1830. gineer Corps, the 'Bees were organized tals for 70 thousand patients, the CEC is marked by an Act Wanted to Rent-Near 5 Points, Avon

THE SEABEES, who achieved because uniformed men storage facilities for 100 million of Congress dates March 2, 1867. dale area, furn. 2-bdrm house or apt.,

fame for their construction pro- were needed to defend installa- gallons of gasoline and housingmen. Seabees were made a permanent ground fir elec. kit preferred; Mae Spencer
Ext. 216 or 8164.
gress during WWII, were organ- tions already built overseas. organization soon after WWII. Murray Hill-2 bdrm home, H. J.

Etheridge, PO 5-6)07.)

'Chuting Stars' ru llFflh111 Special Purim Riders W.nted-Avondale This 'n' That St. Johns

park or Ortega to NAS, 0600-1630
Caldwell, Ext. 437 or EV 9-8176 after
Debut SoonThe : r Fff Services Set 1700.


Navy's newly organized Here Friday FLEET RESERVEASSOCIATION

group of daredevil parachutists,
dubbed the "Chuting Stars", will F h ;iiy'h11E (+I'111 s : One of the most joyous Jew-
ish holidays, Purim, the Festivalof
make their debut at the Azalea All elected officers and com-
Festival at Norfolk, Va. April Lots, will be commemoratedby mittee chairmen of Branch 126
Jews this year in synagoguesand
10-16.
FRA are urged to attend the
The new team, based at El homes beginning sundown, board of directors meeting March
March 1.
Centro, Calif. Naval Parachute 8 at 1930 at the Meeting Hall,
Facility, is made up of six enlisted ., The word Purim means "lots," 4530 120th. St., Yukon.
ffaf a' a drawing by chance used by
men and two officers, all Don't depend on a fortune
Haman to select the day for the
specialists at performing preci-
I teller to predict what is in the
Yi;
s
murder of the Jews.
sion maneuvers during free-fall z R L
future for you. By becoming a
Festive in spirit the celebra-
jumps. ,
member of the FRA you improve
After their Norfolk debut, the tion marks a successful strugglein the stability of your future as a

Stars are set for a barnstormingtour ancient Persia against the career enlisted man of the Navyor
forces of religious bigotry. The
of Navy installations in con- r&44szscs ; Marine Corps. It provides the
+> + t>f..w staar ii LLi story of Purim is recorded in
nection with this year's 50th an- I *rdt of mind need in know-
,<% peace you
the Megillah, a scroll containing
niversary of Naval Aviation. "
that loved will
1. IlfY.R.sx.r.Mn.n. ing your ones
the Book of Esther, found in the
the bases that will
Among see
Bible.In have a helping hand extended to
the Stars this summer are NAS them in their hour of need. If
Los Alamitos, Calif. Andrews .. the synagogue the holidayis
; : .. .r.. you are past your first enlist-
AFB, D. C.; NAS Quonset Point, ADDED SERVICE M/Sgt. Frank Terlizzi and Harold marked by Sermons stressing ment, don't delay, find out today -
R. L.; NAS Memphis, Tenn.; and Parker, AMI. take advantage of time-saving feature of the religious liberty, prayers of about the FRA. Join the FRA
NAS Pensacola, Fla.Quicklless. NAS Commissary Store. Persons in uniform are eligible to use thanksgiving, reading of the Me-
and for better
line from 1130 to 1300 day the work a Navy &
the military personnel every gillah (the Purim Scroll), gay
store is open, except Saturday. The line enables military per- musical selections and special Marine Corps.
sonnel to do their shopping during lunch hour and cut down on temple social activities. I I For more information about
Of the noontime rush.
Special Purim services will be FRA please contact shipmates

New Hours And Service held Friday evening, March 3, at I'I Lowell Lorbeer, Public Relations
AlertElnployeePrevents 2000 in the Small Chapel, between I Chairman, at EV 4-5708 or Wilson -

All Saints and St. Ed- I H. Sandefer, Branch Secre-
For Commissary Store ward's Chapels. Members of the !t I tary, at NAS Jax, Ext. 8516.
FireQuick religious school will read the I Next meeting will be at Meeting -

thinking by Forrest E.I New and added services, people with large quantities n I Megillah. I Hall, March 16, 2000.

including new operating groceries, and is not a parkingarea. I I *
Berrie, chief liquid fuel pump ,
announced
hours, have been FRA Branch 91 will hold its
operator in the fuel section of i by the Commissary Store at Figures Show Lt. Most I March
NAS Jax Supply The store will begin to restock monthly meeting tonight,
may have prevented Department'l I NAS Jax. toilet articiles which were avail- Permanent Navy Rank 2, in the FRA Club, 8554 Roose-
The store now opens an hour
fire in the Station's earlier for four days and closesan able only at the Navy Exchange. More regular N a v y officers velt Blvd., at 2000.
recently. Such items will be stocked now were permanent lieutenants on All members are invited to
I I hour later on the fifth, givinga
While a commercial service. New at both facilities. June 30, 1960, than were in any attend and to bring a prospec-.
total of 35 hours
barge ;< other permanent grade. tive member as a guest.
hours are 0800 to 1500 on Tues-
was discharging day, Wednesday, Friday and Sat- "She looks like a million dol- More regular officers i werr
100,000 gal- wearing the two stripes of a Bride: "The two things I cook
urday and 1300 to 2000 on Thurs- lars.
lons of Grade lieutenant on that date than were best are meat loaf and peach
100/130 octane day. The Commissary Store is "Yeah, and she walks like it wearing the insignia of any cobbler."

aviation gaso- closed on Monday. was all in loose change." other grade. Groom: "Well, which is this?"
HOURS ARE tailored to mee'I
line, Berrie detected ....

a short I I families the needs, according of personnel to Lcdr.and A.their E. :' ,...' .. r[ '""; ,! T

circuit betweena Rasimus, Commisary officer. It is 1": iI
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n electrical BERRIE I hoped that the new hours will 1. : :,::: ; />.. ': ::::;::::"-: ::'

conduit and the line bitt on ,Pier alleviate the "peak" noontime .C"'j.. ,1' :;;;,:",. \ .. I. Y''
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139, less than ten feet from the rush hour and that wives driv- "z .. ,.$ :' I.L'-; Ii

gasoline discharge line. Berrie ing husbands to work will take IT .. _.. ..... .. .. '. ... ::::::
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immediately secured pumping advantage of the new hours. .IA.'t .... \ .f :
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operations and notified the Station Plans are underway to increase <..\ '., ""
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Fire Department. I,I I the checking lines from seven :,.t :, ....,...\. ,. j' J .. :\::i i"t" .t.
After electricians had cut off to eight. Presently five regular ,.. ., .
I I I '
all electricity to the' pier and lines are in use, and one express I If. '
with a fire truck standing by, line for ten items or less and a '' .. ,' ) f .. .I
.
pumping operations were resumed military personnel line. The latter //7 .

and the barge was unloading is in use from 1130 to 1300 every- .. .. /" /

without further incident.For day except Saturday to cut downon .,.. j
his alertness in recognizing the noon-day rush and will .J,

an extremely hazardous con- enable military personnel to save

dition, which could have resultedin time while shopping. Persons

loss of life and extensive dam- must be in uniform to use the

age to government property, military line. y
received letter of com- I
Berrie a
ALSO HELPING to make
mendation from Capt. James J. in addition
shopping more pleasant, -
Davis Jr., NAS Supply Officer. to the automatic doors anda BLUE AND GOLD BANQUET-Members of NAS Jax Cub Scout Pack 131 present their skit

about the woman who big parking lot, is the loadingzone. and sing "God Bless America" to entertain parents and guests ai last Saturday evening's banquet *
How ; held in Building 551. Thirty six boys from 8 to 11, all sons of military personnel were on
sued the doctor for opening her The loading zone is an area hand for the banquet in commemoration of the Slat anniversary of Boy Scouts of America.
male! is available for use only for Capt. Bernard McCrcery, institutional representative, inspected the group.


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': THIS WEEK'SBRAINTWISTER

; :::.fi ,.'
"Uf y*
U > .. Change one word into another

Sunday March 5 0 0 word, one letter at a time, each
ALL SAINTS' CHAPEL k i-ne forming a good word, until

0830-Service of Worship. : the desired word is obtained.For .

0930-Sunday School, three- example, FLAT can be

year-olds through adults, Build- changed to TIRE in seven steps,
a
Ing 722; Adult Bible Class, Small thus: FLAT, slat, seat, sent, tent,

Chapel. .E Ew a tint, tine, TIRE. '

0930-Service of Worship. ? az 1. BILLY to GOATS in six

1100-Service of Worship. steps; 2. BIRD to SEED in four

1830-Teen-Age, Senior High steps; 3. FREE to RIDE in 10
and United Fellowship of Pro- steps; 4. FLAT to RATE in eight

testants, Building 722 and Small 4 }; tY steps; 5. FRIED to CRUST in

Chapel. seven steps.
e e e
*

ST. EDWARD'S CHAPEL n (Answer to Bralntwisier)

0830 and 1000-Sunday Mass. usmiojstuj
e e e GRADUATION DAY Capt. Thomas B. Hiley. Overhaul and Repair Officer, presents a 'ssnj; 'ssaa; 'saaJ; 'saaa;
certificate of completion to Joe Hulen, ADC one of the 28 men who completed a six-months '
ST. LUKE'S CHAPEL A3D aircraft maintenance course conducted by O&R. The group, second to finish such a courso 'pa ul <33HL: '9 :JaiVH 'alp
0615Confessions.0630Mass. at O&R, was given on-the-job type training under supervision of civilian employees, for six 'amBP 'alap 'nap 'ITO '1ia; ';ual

months. ___ 'J.VI.i'to; :JaaiH 'ap 0930-l0l5--Java Club. ---- 'puoq 'puo 'puaj 'paa ';aa] ';aJ]

1030-Protestant 33HJ 'E: :aaas 'puas 'puao 'pujq
Worship 28 Enlisted Men CompleteA3D .
e Navy Wive* 'QHie 'Z :JSJ.VOD 's; oq 'sjtoq

Christian Science staq 'sIF q 'smq TIHI '1
Course At O&R

Tuesdays, 1900, Small Chapel ,CornerElizabeth: '

e I Certificates for successfully gaged in on-the-job-training in Navy Construction

JEWISH SERVICES completing an A3D aircraft the Overhaul and Repair Depart- Cornelius, food edi-
maintenance course at theStation's tor of the Florida Times-Union, Here In Fine
Small Chapel, between All ment for the past six months. Shape
Overhaul and Re-
,
Saints and St. Edward's Chapels. was guest speaker at the monthly
Wednesday, 1500 Religious pair Department were pre- The course is the second of its luncheon of' the Navy Wives
School. sented last Tuesday by Capt.T. kind held at NAS Jax O&R'I Club 86, on Feb. 23. Says Adm. Corradi

2015-Adult Education Class. B. Haley, O&R Officer, to Other Navy O&R's have similar A patriotic theme was used Rear Adm. Peter Corradi, De-

Friday, 2000-Worship service. 28 enlisted men. programs on different first line throughout the program. Mrs. puty Chief of the Navy's Bureauof

2100 Oneg Shabbat. The trainees have been en- operating aircraft.A Roger Murphy, program chair- Yards and Docks was in the

GROUP OF 27 enlisted men man, was assisted in completing Jacksonville area last Thursdayto

began a third class on Monday. arrangements by Mrs. William inspect Navy construction un-

Classroom instruction was giv- I Raab. derway in the Jacksonville area.

en on the aircraft systems at an While here he conferred with

average of three hours per week. REENLISTMENTS HIGHER Capt. J. Henry Etter, Resident

Instructors were personnel selected Officer in Charge of Construction -
FOR ARMY AND NAVY
from the various divisionsand with headquarters at Jack-
included some of the same Reenlistment figures for both sonville Naval Air Station.
instructors used for civilian apprentice the: Army and Navy, during the
assisted last half of 1960, showed increases Admiral Corradi was very im-
training by pressed with the progress
with the Navy re-up being
various O&R specialized
person- taking a big jump during Nov- made on new construction in the
nel and aircraft
factory represen- ember and December.Air area and also with plans for
tatives.
Force re-ups were higher future construction. He was

N A V Y MEN completing the than previous months, but pleased to note the advanced

training were: Leroy Grice, over the period the average was stage of construction on recrea-

ADC; Harry R. Bailey, AD2; down. tional facilities at Mayport Naval
Theodore Faulkner, AD2; Joe P. The Navy's STAR (Selected Station.

Hulen, ADC; Ralph T. Jones, Training and Retention) pro- After looking over the site and
j ADI; Thurston R. Lee, AD2; G. W. gram is credited with much of plans for the Capehart.housingfor

Preston Jr., AD2; John W. Smith, the Navy's improved reenlist- personnel at Mayport, the

AD2; S. B. Anderson II, ADI; ment rate. Admiral declared that the site

Preston A. Jewell, AE1; Leonard Soph: "I always drink lots of selected was good and that plansare

; K. Smith, AE1; William H. milk because my doctor says proceeding very well. Gen-

Beard, AE1; Robert T. Draz, milk is a great bone builder.. eral plans and progress of Navy

AE1; J. S. Diamond Jr., AE1; Frosh: "Too bad it's gone to construction in the area were

s ___I James L. Cooper, AE1; Eldon L. your head. well in hand, he emphasized.
vs -0Jvn Davenport, AMS2; Tilman D. I
CREATES WINNING DE.
Kirkland, AMS2; Aaron E. Mash-
SIGN
Capt. James J.
Cove Design Davis NAS Supply Officer. burn, AMH2; J. D. McFarland,
presents a check for $25 to AMH1; Joe A. Robinson, AMS2;
John Achenbach. O&R em- Daniel J. Szechy, AQC; James H.
ployee who submitted the :
Contest PrizeToAchenbach winning cover design for anew I Jones, ATI; George E. Jackson,
volume of the Supply AT2; Edward T. King, ATl;
Department Control Manual. Harold L. Melvin, AT2; John R.
Gordon King (left), technical
Purser ATl Gerald T. Shields
; ,
division superintendent, was
John A. Achenbach, produc-i coordinator for the project. AT2; and Herbert Hochworth,
tion dispatcher at Overhaul and' AT!.

Repair Department, has been Okay Readjustment Pay
FIVE SHOP GROUP division
declared the winner of NAS k} I
In Pregnant Officer Case rate committees were formed f reach
Supply Department's manual
rating. The committeemenwere __ I4
cover design contest. Women reserve officers are en-
William Catrette, Ralph
Achenbach submitted the most titled to readjustment pay when Tompkins, Stephen Toland, Mar-
appropriate design for use on they are released from activeduty'
in C. Johnson, M. J. Oliver, W.
the cover of a new 35-volume because of pregnancy,
M. Carlisle, C. E. Roesel, OmerE.
handbook of material control provided they have, at least
Ryan, B. L. Baker, ,G. V. Hut-
program. The winner was pre- three years of service, the Comp- ,
to, George Randle, Robert Lu-
sented a $25 check by Capt. troller General has ruled.A .
ten, R. L. Stroupe, John W. An-
James Davis, Supply Officer.
section of the Reserve drews, and Louis La Grande.In .
The winning design depictsthe Forces Act of 1945 was cited by
various weapons systems the Comptroller as the basis for addition to the committees
from submarines to missiles that the ruling. The section states: instructions were given by the :

are support by the Navy supply "an officer of the reserve com- following supervisors and instructors -
system. ponents who has completedthree in the shops: Marin C.

Twenty-one entries were sub- years of .commissioned Johnston, power plant division;

mitted for judging.If I service, active or inactive, shall Robert L. Stroupe metal divi- ON INSPECTION
TOUR-Rear Adm.
Peter Corradi. (left)
not be Involuntarily discharged" sion; Byron H. Bell, process divi- Deputy Chief of the Bureau of Yards and Docks, discusses
a boy is a lad and he has a except when the discharge is recommended sion; Omer E. Ryan, avionics I progress of Navy construction In the Jax area with Capt. J.
stepfather, is the boy a stepladder by a board of offi division and Robert C. Luten. assembly Henry Eiter, Resident Officer in Construction and
NAS Jax Public TheaAdmiral
Works Officer.
in his visit last
? division.
cers.,
Thursday noted that all work was progressing quite satisfactorily.



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aLOWINGHigh

game and series honors JAXAJR
i the Station intramural bowlingague SPORTSNaval

for the past week went to'IC NEWS
Pad
Cieplinski of VA-44 who F
tolled a 226 and 622.

Results of IM action follow:
In the Continental Leaguehere
were five shut-outs: Air- Academy Athletes

raft Main "B" over Aircraft
lain "C" Raiders over the Pen

2ueens; Sky Warriors over the Due For Spring DrillsOver
'eversails; the Paymasters over LZ1ikLt-; :

[he Play Boys; and the Slaughter
100 athletes from six: U S. Naval Academy varsityal
I louse Five over the Spartans.
FAETU "B" shared a 2-2 with teams will conduct their annu Easter vacation spring drills
I at Jacksonville Naval Air ition during March 23-27.
he Marines "B" as did Army
|\DA and VP-30 "A"; and the This marks the second straight Yale, which is also holding
cope Dopes took FAW-11 3-1 year that the Naval Academy has I I spring drills aboard the Station.

In the National League, the chosen the Station as its spring The complete schedule will be
had the training site.Candidates. later.
'agabonds only 4-0 winor published
[ the week, over VP-30 "V"; for positions on the The Navy-Yale lacrosse matchis
I he Hawks took Disbursing "B"H Academy's baseball, tennis, crew, scheduled for the Forrest High
the MAD Foxes beat the Air golf, lacrosse and track squads School-stadium on Friday, March
Force 679th 3-1; the Fire Crack- will 1 comprise the contingent. 24.

rs bested the Trojans 3-1; the While here the Middies, always
frd Crewmen outrolled FAW-11 strong contenders in all sports,

lluq 3-1; the Phantoms snuck "hl/: will vie against various college, Illltil
Babe
|ast the Boomerangs; and the ., service and independent teams.
'in Splitters shared 2-2 with SMOKER ACTION-The two men above are not doing The aggregation of Academy
)&R along with the Rolling Pins calesthenics nor are they gymnasts. They are Jim Smith (in in varied Loop Plans
athletes will compete a
the air
and
) Don Day, demonstrating the effectiveness of Judo
nd the Electrons.In in self defense during the Smoker here last Thursday. In the schedule that includes four base-
the American League action, bottom photo six year olds Freddie "Mangler" Myers (left) and ball games, five tennis matches, Drawn Up
Jhe Able Dogs lost to the Roadrunners "Dirty" Dan Anderson, get set to mix it up in a feature ring series of golf engagements, a
a
4-0; the Untouchables match. Refereeing this tussle is world' heavyweight wrestling New officers for 1961 were
champion, Pat O'Connor, who was a special guest at the Smoker. crew race or two, and an exhi-
[hut out the Dudes; Dental Jax Navy's mittmen took five of six bouts from Wilder A. C. bition lacrosse encounter againstHospitalmen elected and plans for the coming
Tanked the Grounders 4-0; Air- of Jacksonville. season formulated at the Feb.
[raft Main "A" took the Grocers 23 meeting of the Jax Navy

-1, Dispensary beat the Goers Of Babe Ruth League held at NAS.
-1, and Hospital and Operations Plenty Elected to serve were Comdr.S. .

\UW, along with the Holy Rollrs G. Kona, president; Lcdr. W.
and FAETU "A" shared 2-2 Action Seen J. Morgan, vice president; Lcdr.D. .
lates. G. Robinson, treasurer; Sgt.J .
Maughan, secretary; A. Par-

'ensacola Wins At Smoker adiso, CSC, player agent; and L.
Grasser, ADC, equipment man

To Action ,and entertainmentwas ager.A .
fay All-Navy the theme of last Thursday's final meeting before tryouts

Smoker at King ,Hall], will be held at Building 702 on
asketball Meet with boxing, weight lifting March 7 at 1930. All personnel

Pensacola Navy's all-conquer- and judo exhibitions, and a interested in helping in any capa-

hg Goshawks, winners of the special mighty-mite boxing city with the league are urged
beth Naval District and Southt match offered to a packed I to attend. Managers and coaches

I ant i c Regional Basketall house. I are urgently needed.
Babe Ruth baseball is for boys
championships played heret Opening the evening's programwas I
for
|t NAS Jax, departed Tuesday a junior junior junior between ages 13-15. Tryouts
heldat
old and new players will be
or Pearl Harbor, T. H. to com-: weight ring squabble betweensix
Mason Field at 0900, March 11.LQJ .
fete in the All-Navy finals. year olds Dan Anderson and
The Goshawks won their way Freddie Mjers The two sluggedit
) the All-Navy show with a dis- out to a draw, with world's
lay of strength in both the 6ND heavyweight champion wrestlerPat !L4v y I

Ind South Atlantic. The Pensa- O'Connor as referee.

nlans weathered stiff competi- ALSO IN THE preliminaries 1. Who were the participantsin
Jon in the Sixth ND finals, dele before the Smoker, which the first game ever played in
a t i n g previously unbeaten matched Jax: Navy against Wil- the National Basketball Associa-

arine Corps Supply Centerom der A. C. of Jax, the fans w?retreated tion?
Albany, Ga. two straight.he to a judo exhibition anda Maintain Big 2. Name the "Horse of theYear"
Goshawks administered the weight lifting demonstration. for 1959.
|rst defeat upon the Marines, 3. Who is the only playing
-76, in the double elimination Chuck Henry, Jim Smith and Lead [,11M Cage LeagueSTANDINGS I coach in the NBA?
Don Day flipped kicked, and
urney, and came back to do 4. What professional football
heaved each other all over the Activity in the Mainside intramural -
again, 87-65., to win the basketball team has most often appeared in
loop was
| mat, and chopped at each otherin W L.
hampionship.
slowed down the week due the championship game?
Pensacola had been beaten mayhem fashion as they flit- past Hospital "",...."."",,".. 13 0 teams
the 6ND and South Atlantic 5. Name the only two
nee in the tourney, by the same ted through their judo antics. Regional to basketball tournaments, VAP-62 ..................."... 9 1 from the defunct All-America

Marine team. Ten teams were CECIL DORN and Tom Gi- but the tempo will pick up this Faetu ............,.......:....... 8 1 Conference playing in the Na-

[ntered in the 6ND tourney. rard curled dumbells pressed week. Marines .....,...................... 10 2 tional Football League.

In the South Atlantic meet barbells and tossed the heavy Naval still leads the VP-30 ............................ 8 2 (Answers to Quiz)
hick followed I Pensa- weights around in a weightlifting Hospital '
demonstration.In with perfect 13-0 slate. VP-18 .....................:...... 7 4 'ii 6l oospuwj: : UBS *W
pla downed the only other team pack a
.. .. .. ........ .. pus lu/AOig puei A9io qi 'S
ntered. The Goshawks took two Admen ...... : .. 86
the Jax Navy-Wilder to-do In the six games played, the sauil]
traight from NAS Corpus Chris- the Fliers, took five of six fights. Air Forcemen, on the come back Boathouse ........................ 65 11 'IXUBJD 'loA( *'** tU 'J

|ie, 95-66, and 87-85, to earn the I trail, downed VA-44, 76-65; Air- Air Force .................... 57 ua

ight to represent the region in Bill Long kept Wilder from; craft Maintenance smeared O&R, NARTU ........................ 47 ''QU'lluI( : 'umug Irp3 'S:

[he All-Navy competition. being whitewashed as he: wona I 79-43; VP-18 bested Operations, VA-44 ............................. 4 7 8UVa: plOKLS 'Z
decision over Tom Murphy in 72-43 NART took the Pill Push '99-89
; Operations .................... 48 '
Attention Baseballers! :a middleweight go. ers, 48-29; the Hospital defeatedthe 'UOKL 1'fluI: 8U9t61> 1 'AoN 181
Tryouts for the 1961 editionof Ling Ortez and Tony Elumba Admen, 61-50, and the Aircraft Maint ............ 4 8 .jtnH OJUOJOJL -m pus 1.I8Jfoq'UluI : :

[ the Jax Navy Fliers base- scored the only knockouts. Ortiz Marines also stopped the Admen, ComFairJax ......'... ...... 2 8 (: lOA( KL8N t'LL 'I

[ball squad will begin March kayoed Fred Westbrook in 1:15 76-71. VAP-62 .................".. 1 9 A tourist visiting Alaska for

113 at Mason Field. of the second round in a 117- Jim Rossette defeated Don Israel Dispensary., ... .. 0 12 the first time stopped to talk to
All personnel interested in oound melee. Elumba dropped -----
by default; Roger Barclay of an old "sour dough" alongsidethe
trying out for the team are Glenn Shehte in 1'30: of the first Navy beat Ulysses Thomas in a SOFTBALL MEETINGAn road. "I understand you havea
invited to attend the sessions. match.
An round in a 126-pound heavyweight match; and Pat intramural softball organizational very short summer up hero""Yep

be organizational meetingwill In other bouts Fred Kaiser of Brady of Navy boxed a thref meeting will beheld ," the old timer declared,
held within the next
few Navy dscisioned John Thomas in round exhibition with Wilder's I next Friday, March 17, "if I recollect Just right, it was
weeks to set sched- "
ule. up a I I a 132-pound bout; Lightheavy Ken Wilson. at 0930 at the Mainside Gym. on a Wednesday last year.


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CIVIL SERVICENews



ihrr fell apt l j.u S.) :, +.+<
l/t t
In Review 4 S Yy 'P s ( r,4 n' y/ sSE os ? a;


A bill is being sponsored by
Sen. Butler (Rep., Md.) to give last year but was vetoed by it/

Federal employees more posi- Eisenhower because of amend- ,

tive rights to engage in political ment he didn't like
activities. He is other
hopeful
((3)) Increase retired pay
senators will join him in co- !
benefits for employees in haz-
bill.
sponsoring the .
His bill amends the Hatch Act ardous jobs.

to include specifically the var- ((4)) Open Civil Service retirement -
ious political activities that Gov-
to those who have a
erment workers may engage in.
total of five years civilian and 4s&
The present laws stress what
military service. As of now, five
employees cannot do rather than
years civilian service alone is
what is pcrm 3sable.
needed.
There is criticism over the r
present Hatch Act and Civil Ser- ((5)) Give employee unions
collective bargaining rights. ;
vice Commission provisions as

a result of the recent election. THIRST FOR KNOWLEDGE-That's what the senior classat
Many Federal employees were so The United States Court of Forrest High School in Jax displayed during, lectures and Salty BreezesA
uncertain over what they could Claims has awarded back salaryin discussions presented by Lt. A. W. Howard and Lt (jg) D. L.
and couldn't do in the way of the amount of $67,051 to T. Krauss of VP.18.The visit to Forrest was just one of the man, driving along a busy
examples of community relations being effected by the squadron -
political action, that they refrained Michael Smith, a former Recon-I which has sent its personnel to area schools to give informa- turnpike, picked up a hitch-hiker
from doing anything.The struction Finance Corp. employee tive and educational talks on squadron and Navy activity. who turned out to be a real gone

new bill would permit whose dismissal in 1953 was
Federal employees' attendance at held by the court to be improper. VP-18 Its ShareIn cat.The man told his passenger hewas
Doing
political meetings, conventions; This award is said to be in a hurry so was really

caucuses as well as membership I the largest individual recovery going to tromp down on the gas
in political clubs. This is now of back pay ever made by the pedal and would his friend watchall

permitted as long as employeesdo I I Court of Claims. Relations ProgramInformation right-hand intersections for

not serve on committees or vehicles that might enter and

as officers of these groups, although Top ranking member of the and public understanding are the keys to a good he'd watch the left side.
many employees are not I House Civil Service Committee, Navy-Community Relations program, Patrol Squadron 18 at NAS The cat agreed and in a mo-
aware of it due to the fuzzinessof Representative Morrison of Lou- Jax is discovering. ment he blurred, "Like, daddy,
present Hatch Act regulations.The isiana, has sponsored a bill to VP-18 is doing its share to swer period followed talks. a big dog." The driver thought
Comdr. R. A.
Sampson, skipperof
Butler I give Federal employees the nothing about it.
sponsored bill option promote good Navy-Community PatrofSquadron 18, states that
would also permit employees to I of doubling the value of relations. Recently the squadronsent he is happy to. make available All of a sudden, a loud crash

express their views on any poli- their present coverage under the personnel to two Jacksonville officers and men of his commandto and the driver found himself
tical candidate or issue, to con- Government employee life insurance area high schools to present inform the public on various waking up in a hospital bed,
tribute to the program. An employeenow and demonstrations covered from head to toe with
money party of talks on missions the squadron under-
their choice and to wear politi- holding a $6,000 policy various squadron operations, including takes. bandages and splints. His cool
cal buttons. It would also permit could double it to $12,000 etc. proper use of survival dad passenger was in a bed ad-

them to display photos and pos- For this extra coverage, em- equipment, the search for the --- jacent to him.
ters in their homes and on their ployees would pay 37% cents "captured" Portuguese liner San- FlyingContinued The driver said to him, "Hey,
.' automobiles; also allows Federal each pay day for each additional ta Maria in the Carribean and i I thought you agreed to watch
employees to utilize their car $1,000 of extra coverage. The the successful recovery of the ( From Page 1)) I the right side for me. I didn't

pools on election days; and it government would pay nothing. "monkey from outer space." in F9F-8T Cougars. I hear you say anything about
makes clear that their spousesare Presently the worker pays 25 With the favorable commentsof something in the way."
not prevented from actively cents each payday for each LTJG) T. J. MEIGHEN anc' all pilots who used the hood, Cool One: "Like, man, I sawa
engaging in political work. $1,000 worth of life insurance Ensign J. O. Barnes visited i VA-44 submitted the design to, big Greyhound bus but you

coverage, and the governmentpays Fletcher High School at Jackson- the Bureau and it was accepted.In didn't understand.

A bill to correct an inequity \2Vt cents. ville Beach on Feb. 10th where the future all-weather train- .

in civil service retirement has Senator Carlson, (Rep. Kas.) they presented a lecture and demonstrations I ing squadrons, East and West "Why are you quitting?" asked

been introduced by Sen. Keating.An has also sponsored a bill, to halt on survival equip- coast, will utilize the VA-44 de- the boss. "Are your wages too
unmarried the rate of decline in Federal ment and procedures for usingit. sign. low?"

der the present law employee, has to,show un- employee life insurance values Highlight of the presentationwas "It's not that," replied the em-
good health before he after age 65. At present the value volunteering of a studentto Punctuality: The art of guessinghow ployee. "The wages are okay, but
vide a survivor annunity can for pro-his of a life insurance policy after 65 be put through the chronological late the other party is going I! I hate to keep a horse out of a

dependents. A married person is unless worker remains on job, steps of a bailout and ditching to be. ;ob."
not declines at the rate of 2 percenta drill for cold cimate.Lt. .
required to pass a medical
examination in order to name a month until 25 percent of the A. W. Howard and Lt. (jg)
survivor as a beneficiary of his original policy value is reached. D. L. Kraus visited Forrest High
civil service annuity. The Carlson bill would set the School where they delivered informal 19 ;;;j2L

Mentioned was the case of a rate of policy decline at one per- talks on their respective ______
cent per month.ATTENTION. !
participation in recent news-
government clerk with 44 yearsof
service who was prevented making incidents, the recoveryof
from leaving his annuity to an Ham, the monkey carried ina
unmarried sister because of pre- space capsule fired from Cape
vious heart trouble. Senator Canaveral; and the search and I

Keating said cases have frequently finding of the Portuguese liner

come up of elderly par- last month. The presentation was
ents left without means of sup- made to the senior class., which
port upon death of an unmarried was studing Problems in American -

worker. "I feel it is high time Democracy.

we put an end to this discrimi- LIEUTENANT HOWARD of.

nation against the honorable fered a synopsis of the extensive
states of spinsterhood and bach- training and preparation requiredto

elorhood by allowing these civil perform the task of a re-

servants an opportunity to pro- covery of a space capsule. He
vide for dependent survivors", related how it personnalty felt

Keating said. to be the first to find "Ham".
Lt. (jg) Krauss demonstratedstep

A steady stream of civil ser- by step procedures takento
vice bills are being introducedin locate the liner Santa Maria < d

Washington, Among the more I on the high seas. He used chartsto ., ,
interesting are those to: $ sh point out routes taken by air- RECEIVE COMMENDATIONS Bluejacket of the Month
a :1 SP and Outstanding Plane Captain of the Month honors at Attack
craft and the ship and explained
Provide that increaseon
(1) pay h} F J Squadron 44 went to J. W. William. ADI. (left) and T. M.
promotion shall be at leasttwice PLEASE methods used in communicatingwith
-- Ita- Mitchell AN, respectively. Williams received his commendationwhile
as large as in-grade step llan liar Sylra Koshina happily the Santa Maria's captain.At serving as crew leader of the trouble shooters, a CPO
increases. shows the gold coin she billet, during the month of January. He was commended for
was given on the set of her the Forrest High presentation outstanding leadership, efficiency and attention to duty.
((2) Let the government assume new film "De Luxe Females." Lt. (jg) V. E. Arvin actedas Mitchell was cited while serving as plane captain of the A4D
liability in auto accident No fool that producer. In Miss moderator and Walt HonourJr. aircraft during January and tor completing his tasks willingly,
Koshina he's made at least one capably and in a most exceptional manner demonstrated by few
suits involving government em I ., one of the students, acted as
titleworihy choice for the men of his experience. Comdr. A. L. Detweiler skipper of VA-
ployees. This passed Congress morie. coordinator. A question and an- 44, presented the commendations.