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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: April 27, 1961
Frequency: weekly
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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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I Awards Study UnderwayLeadership I '


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awards to petty wanted to investigate new rank of lieutenant commander -

and noncommissioned officers ideas and new! approaches to or major and below.

and juniors officers of the many Navy personnel and Throughout his speech, Con-

Navy and Marine Corps may material problems.As nally also kept returning to 9s

be forthcoming soon as a result part of the .study of lead- the point that the increasingcosts

of a Navy study now being ership awards, the Secretary'soffice are making it economi- a
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made. is finding out if an cally impossible for, the Navyto

This and two other studies existing medal might be used, replace planes and shipsas ,

into shipbuilding were launched or if a new award should be fast as they wear out.

immediately following Se- created-and if so, whether by The shipbuilding survey and s

cretary of the Navy John B. the Secretary or by Congress.THE long-range study are a partof e.

Connally's speech to 3000 officers SECRETARY also the Secretary's program to

of the two services in wants to establish new typesof determine just what can be

Washington.IN leadership awards for petty done to reduce the cost of re-

HIS unprecedentedspeech officers and noncommissionedofficers placing the current fleet with

the Secretary said he and for officers in the modern vessels.Springtime.

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OPERATION RED WHITE AND BLUE-Paul Hetz president
of the Yukon Branch 126 of the Fleet Reserve Association -
tells his son Ronnie all about the FRA's nationwide pro-
Vol. 19 No. 4 U. S. NAS Jacksonville Fla.
27 April 1961
ject. Operation Red. While and Blue. The FRA-sponsored pro-
I ject which begins May 1, is aimed at encouraging American
citizens to purchase and display the American flag on all
M X- Is national and patriotic holidays. The FRA hopes to instill and
rekindle the spirit and patriotism and love for country and
flag in American citizens in order to combat anti-Ameri-
MeaslesTime canism within our own country and to show the world that
; Americans do love their country.



Let's Be is usually AlertSpringtime measles Rally Friday To OpenSavings


time, and there is nothing to indicate -

{ that 1961 should be an Bond DriveNavy

exception, the Naval Hospitalhere

warns. activities in the Jacksonville area will launch an

Numerous children with "reg- all-out effort to increase the purchase of U. S. Savings Bonds

ular" or "red" or "9-day" through the payroll savings plan with a big kickoff rally

i1"THEY'RE measles are being seen at the Friday at NAS Jax at 0930 at the Mainside Theatre, Building
Pediatric Clinic and EmergencyRoom. 612.

Parents ,are advised to -
Commanding officers, cam- dom Way" will also be shown.
keep affected youngsters in the
workers known as Minute
house and away from other paign With the approaching of the
Men, from all area activities,
children until the rash has com- drive, which will be conducted
along with representatives of the
pletely disappeared.Other throughout the month of May,
U.S. Savings Bonds Office will
children in the family be on hand. the Treasury Department stresses
who have not already had this the need more than ever todayof

type of measles 1 should be William R. Barnett, presidentof savings through U.S. Saving
NEEDLING HIM"-Immunization time givesLt. the Barnett National Bank Bonds purchases.To .
Robert Harris (left) and assistant Eugene Mithler, HM1, brought in to the dependents' inoculation -
a rare opportunity to really "stick It to" Comdr. John Cousins:: room (located between : and Royce Powell, U.S. Treas- join the army of American

skipper of Heavy Photographic Squadron 62. Comdr. Cousinsled Building A-l and A-2)) for an injection ury Savings Bond Representatives citizens who save regularly
his squadron into a morning of immunizations of typhus for Northern Florida will
of globulin this Savings, reports -
gamma ; through the Payroll
cholera and yellow fever last week. Dr. Harris arranged the
the
to
immunizations at the VAP-62 hangar so that a minimum of will help to make the .illness speak group. the Treasury Department,

man hours .would be lost during the "needle pushing." I somewhat milder but will not The Jax Navy Band will pro- is not to "give a cause"unlessthe
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prevent it in the usual dosage, vide music for the occasion. A cause be our own financial

All Hands Alerted On the Hospital says'. brief movie entitled "The Free- security as we accumulate guar-

Treatment of measles includes anteed savings' in a form safer

aspirin for the fever, lots of sun glasses may be worn. The than cash itself. "Americans

Communist ProgagandaNaval liquids, and rest. 'If the child is antibiotic drugs such as pencillinare would gladly give dollars for

bothered by bright light, keep of no value in treating mea- America's defense and to pro-

commands have been advised that, the Chief of his room somewhat darkened or sles, the Hospital says. mote her well-being" the Depart-

Naval Operations is aware that Soviet-Bloc propaganda, is ment says, "but with Savings
do this by becoming
disseminated through the U. S. Postal System at a rate of tWt Bonds we
f shareholders in America, receiving -
millions of pieces annually. in-
a good return on our
According to the CNO report,
and The International Situationand vestment."
the Embassy of the USSR in
Soviet Foreign Policy by
Washington, D.C. currently is

mailing Communist propagandaand Nikita Khrushchev.In I i i iK +_>. Civilians To Give
subversive literature to addition, it is known that

naval commands. other sources are distributing
TYPICAL ITEMS whicH have Communist progaganda directlyto Blood On May 3
naval personnel both within
been received
are:
is
Civilian Blood Donor Day
Soviet Policy in the Current the United States and overseas.
slated for next Wednesday, May
International Situation by Nikita ALL NAVAL personnel are
3, at the Mainside Dispensary,
Khrushchev; Raising the Soviet advised of the possibility of receiving / %' / Building 8. Types "A" and "O"
Standard of living-a report by such literature. Personnel
Nikita Khrushchev to the USSR receiving such propaganda should are needed.

Supreme Soviet, May 5, 1960; immediately turn it over to their iJ41 S : c.. All civilian employees with

respective commands. i one of these types who are eli-
AE-B School Honors Commands which receive such f I gible to donate blood are being

Taken By Lambert propaganda should forward it to urged to do so. Hours of dona-

Bobby C. Lambert, AE1-P1, the appropiate officer in charge, tion are 0830 to 1045.
district intelligence officer, or Volunteers should not eat a
of Rayville, La., was selected as
honorman of the Aviation Elec- area intelligence officer.If heavy breakfast on the day of.

trician's Mate Class B School at questionable material is received donation. It is also importantthat

graduation exercises held last under unusual circum- REPRESENT 90 YEARS OF SERVICE-These three NAS donors do not eat fatty
the
Friday at the Naval Air Techni- stances, it is desirable, says the Jax employees display their length of service pins for 30 years foods or drink liquids during
cal Training Unit. CNO instruction, that a reportof Federal service. Bryan Wynn of Supply Department Ivan four hours before donation.
Lmbert has been transferredto the circumstances involved be Xenon of Overhaul and Repair Department and Ernest Durhamof After donating blood, employeeswill
Security Department (left to right) were presented the pins
be able to get light snackat
included a
Moffett
Attack Squadron 153, when forwarding the last Wednesday in the commanding officer's office. All three
Field, Calif., 'for duty. material. have combined military and civilian duty with Uncle Sam. the Civilian Cafeteria.Leaderszip .



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$, .......... PROTESTANT
Cept. JIfMI I. Reedy Commanding OffIcer (Sunday)
CMndr. Robert Nelson __ Executive OffIcer
HAS Sbq fWt AIr ,....... 0830-Services, All Saints'Chapel
..., Aem. Kenneth Crelf Commender '

Capt. Oriytton H. Weber .._. ChUf of Staff F.IrJ.x 0930-Services, Naval Hospital
Cept. Nelson M. Head OUf of Staff, NAB Six }
Fleet Air WIlt| .... Chapel X
Cipt. Rwifro Turner, Jr. _____ Commander 0930-Sunday School, Bldg. 722 }
Cpf. Murlln W. Alley Chl.f Staff Officer\ : 0930-Adult Bible Class, Bldg.
Naval Air Technical TraUI...v Ualt .
Capt. Robert J. Fleming Commanding Officer 722
Comdr Marlon K. Smith Executive Officer 0930-Services, All Sal n t s' le

Naval Hotahal Chapel %

Capt. William L Enolnum Commanding Officer 1100-Services, All Saints' I
Capt. Jehn O. rdar Exacvtlva OffIcer :

NARTU Chapel _
C pt. P. H. Holt Commanding Officer 1830-T e e n age Fellowship,
Comdr. William M. Millar Executive Officer: Small Chapel

Printed cammarclalV with non-approprlatad fund. In Jackaonvflla, Florida at no 1830-Senior Hi Fellowship, .:.. '<:" "
expense to the government and In compliant with NAVEXOS P-35 Rev. July 1958 Bldg. 722 \t. .
: .
"btrlbuttd free of charge to military and civilian personnel of fleet Air Jeduonvllle, 1830-United Fellowship, Bldg. .., .jtkZ:: < h- '1itYJk
Naval Air Station Naval Air Technical Training Unit, Fleet Air Wing 11, Naval Air .:;, ? 4tW t ..) ",
Reserve Training Unit and the U. S. Naval Hotpttal. 722
GUEST-Lcdr Ruth M. Boxier Enlisted
Service Information Officer Comdr. Alex N. Mclnnla Jr. PAL DAY Wave
Assistant Service Information Officer _ Andrew H. Mertey CATHOLIC Detail Officer with the Bureau of Naval Personnel, was guestof
Feature Editor-Ma Spencer, JOlj Staff Reporteri-Sandy Martlnion, JOSN; (Sunday) honor at the third annual Pal Day Luncheon sponsored last
Ralph Bailey, AA. Photographer-Joy Beccarl, PH2. Friday by the Women's Club of Jax. Speaking before an assemblage -
Naval Hospital
0630-Mass, club members and 75 Waves, Lcdr. Bosier
of
Member of North Florida Industrial Editors Association and Southern and 'International emphasized -
Councils of 'Industrial Editori. Chapel the responsibility that must be carried out by all

The Jax Air News It a member of the Armed Forces Press Service. Material 0830 and 1000-Mass, St. Ed- citizens. "Cifiienship." she said "embodies not only the rights

appearing In this publication cm be reprinted providing credit Is given. Photographsunless ward's Chapel that have been passed down since the founding of America but
otherwise credited, are official U. S. Navy Photographs also the responsibility of preserving these rights for future

Editorial offices located In Room 230 MaIn Administration Building. Phone ex- JEWISH generations."

tonelons (164, 656, 272 or 216. (Friday)

2000 Worship Service in Green Cove LosesMuscScfiooBd Let's Be Careful

Avoid Debt AdjustersUntil Small Chapel every Friday, Bldg.

752 / With Those Soft

2100 Oneg Shabbat, Small

Proven Legit Chapel, every Friday1st Station Green has Cove lost Springs its bid to Naval the Drink Bottles!


(Third of a Series) SP-Did you get that guy's Navy Department to relocatethe Based on patron demand, the
A widely circulated U. S. Naval School of Music.
magazine recently publishedan
license number? Navy ;Exchange soft beverage
article under the hearing: "Warning: The Debt Adjusters He too The Navy announced that vending operations aboard NAS
Are Back." 2nd SP-No. was going the music school will be
Jax have been converted recently
fast.
To hundreds and more likely thousands of servicementhis moved from the deactivated
.. from cup to bottle machines except -
would hardly be news. 1st SPr-That blue eyed blondehe Naval Air Station at Ana-
you. Inquires from had in the front seat with in certain areas.
They could tell you firsthandof military costia to the Naval Amphi-
The change it is emphasized,
their experience with some personnel invited. him sure was a pretty dish. bious Base, Little Creek, Va. ,
will result in considerable increase -
a
debt adjusters who call them- YOUR DEBT liquidator is 2nd SP-You can say that The move was made to Lit-
in the number of empty
selves debt poolers, debt liquidators agreeable. He will lump your again. "- tle Creek, it was said, becauseof
bills Into one tidy knot and take bottles aboard the station which
proraters, debt managers or the existence there of
credit counsellors. care of all the details. take their fee "off the top" of permanent type buildings of if not properly controlled, can

There are a number of legiti- "Just sign this agreement and what ever you give them before adequate construction for this result in safety hazards. Empty

mate, reputable debt adjusting make a $25 deposit to, cover our they pay off your creditors. One type of activity. bottles carelessly handled in

agencies, one legal expert said, costs of opening books on now-defunct company collected Green Cove Springs is operational areas such as han-

which render a very worthwhile you and contacting your creditors $214 from a client but paid out scheduled to close it gates in gars, flight lines, machine shops,

service to clients at legal interest ," he counsels you, and then only $38 to a single creditor. July 1962.A etc., can cause personal injury.

rates. adds: "This deposit is forfeit The Better Business Bureau mechanical malfunctions and

only in case default damage to aircraft and vehicle
HE CAUTIONED, however, that you on your advises heavily involved debtorsto man appeared at a news-

before you turn your financesover agreement with us." avoid any step that will pile paper office to place an ad of- tires.
Once signed and sealed, your Further, lost or broken bot-
debt of debt.
to on top
should
any company you fering $100 for the return of
man attempts to work out racks
bottle
aplan to
tles not returned
subject it to careful scrutiny for To avoid a possible involve-
hill wife's cat.
with your creditors where- pet cents
of per
two
result in a loss
and fair
honesty play. ment that can cost you additional
by the adjuster pays them off "That's an awfully high price bottle which is a direct deduc-
seek advice
Generally, debt adjusters money, from your
oper-
on a regular basis. legal assistance officer civilian for a cat," the clerk ventured. tion in funds available to the
ate in this
manner:
To begin, we'll assume you AT' THIS POINT you think it attorney before taking any ac- "Not for this one," said the Station Welfare Fund. This
well worth
the price. The fact by the num-
amount multiplied
have piled debts end-on-end andcan't tion. man. "I drowned it."
that you may be paying a fee of ber of bottles that can be lost
meet credit obligations.In 12 to 35 per cent of total
your or broken during the coming
desperation you seek outa indebtedness just to be free
summer season can, for example
debt adjuster. You've seen his from harrassment
by unsatisfied T to pay
amount to enough money
advertisement which read: "Nota
creditors hasn't
finance occurred to you. T the cost of maintaining a swim-
company. No interest.No In addition, you may find you
ming pool.
co-signers. No security need-
have agreed to pay one per cent be taken from
Bottles will not
ed. We handle debts for
your month for services. This
per the immediate vicinity of vend-

means you pay one per cent of __ ing machines in aircraft hangers,,

Navy Youngsters your total indebtness from the flight line areas and maintenanceand

In Local PlaySnow time you signed up, and that rc7 machine shops. In all loca-
this will continue to be the same I 4 l will be returned -
tions bottles
empty
White and the Seven monthly fee until the last dollaris on
to the racks provided
Dwarfs will be the fourth annual paid. and wIll
each vending machine
production of the Children's Anyway, you've signed up, baskets
not be thrown in waste
Theater of Jax. The productionopens and the routine starts. All goes from
or on the grounds or taken
May 1 for the first of five well for a few months and then
the Station.
performances, at the Playhouseon up pops an emergency. You to e I.
All hands are requested
San Marco Blvd. can't pay your adjuster. ho'-'
Curtain time is 2030 and show- Once the payment is missed operate by returning empty

ings scheduled creditors ad- .... ties to racks.
are Tuesday your hop on your ': i""'," >
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through Friday at 1615, especiallyfor juster. He simply says: "No pay- :> I

children. Tickets are on sale ment to me-no payment to Fliers Wanting NA

at the theater boxoffice. you." I IAy Invite Must WriteAll

There are more than 90 child- RIGHT HERE the bubble fllrl present and former na I'

ren in the cast of the play, some breaks. You've lost all of the receive(
: { S ,, ;So4i'i: +r oeak'.c aviators who have not
of them Navy dependents. Those fees and interest to the adjusterand { ,{, r?:ti tt ik; C,,.; kZ :a their invitations to the 50th A-

participating from NAS are still owe debts.It Iif&.
your eel
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W 'H* L'Nid A'O'S. '..x4' ifStin.n; .vn.N.Y/AYfS.May: L niversary of naval aviation
Kathy and Davy Perry, Cindy has also pointed out that RED CROSS : Jun
AIDES-Mrs. James Reedy (center) bration at NAS Pensacola,
Wooden, Pat Schneider, and many pro-rate companies collect I certificates to Mrs. Betty McGuire (second from left) and presents Mrs, 6-11 and desire to be invite
Becky Lane. Other Navy dependent from you on schedule but are Lillian Bickerstaff (left) upon their completion of training forward thei j

children are invited to become very slow to disburse to your Red Cross Staff Aides. Mrs. Jean Landrum Staff Aide chair.a. are requested to tr
man looks on. Staff Aides perform clerical duties In names and addresses to
members of the little creditors.The Red Cross
offices and
recreational offices. Ceremonies were held Golden Anniversary Headquarters
last
theater group. debt adjusters usually Tuesday at the Officers Club. Pensacola
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Paul Hetz, president of Yukon

Branch 126, announces that Sale
Ortega Hillt-Home, 3 bdrm., 2 bath,
Charles A. Herget, national president FHA 'loan. 7390 Plnevilla Dr.; Mrs.
of the Fleet Reserve Association Nooney.

will present a miniature 2-Story Hou.e-5 bdrmi., 3% bath,
American flag to President ft blk. from ocean at 159-3rd St.,
{ Atlantic Beach, $20,000 Maorle[
; Lamina,
Kennedy on May 1, 1961, thus CH 6-4452. .
signaling the start of a nationwide FOR RENT

campaign, "Operation Red, Furn. Apt.-4 rmi. & bath, 1 bdrm.,
White, and Blue," to encourage $70. 3859 Herschel) St.; Mri. Clark.
American citizens to purchaseand Cedar Hills Home-3 bdrm., 2 bath,
$100 per mo.; Mrs Ruppenberoer, EV
display the American flagon
7.3909, SP 13603.
all national and patriotic holi- Furn. Apti.-4 rmi. & bath, $70, Mrs.
days. Clark' EV 71950.

The Fleet Reserve Association Mobile Home-2 bdrm.; Metta Eiland,
wants to instill and rekindle the SP 1-0665.) '

spirit of patriotism and love for takeihore- bdrm. home, unfurn.,
avail. April 20, $90 per mo.; N. R.
the flag of our country in our Willis, EV 9-5954.

citizens to help combat communism Home-3 bdrm., 1 Ph bath, $125, J. F.
which is being spread Kennedy, SP 12256.
throughout the world and even tg. bdrm. with kit.-Priv. or will shave
home with working lady, Francis Adams,
in our own country. For this reason ; BEFORE-This is what the area around the building housing the Fleet Air Jax Photo Lab EV 8-6228 after 1700.

the FRA picked May 1, looked like before personnel of the lab started their grounds improvement program. Cognizantof Comp. Furn. Home-3 bdrm. carport,
1961, (Red May Day) as the the commanding officer's request to all activities to efforts for improving the general $90 per mo. or unfurn., $84 per mo.;
starting point of its nationwide condition of the Station grounds during the month of April the Photo Lab crew set about their Kay Knudsen, SP 1-3110 after 1700 wk-
job and produced the improvement shown below.
days & anytime wk.-endi.
campaign. It is hoped that every
Atlantic Beach-Ocean front, full furn.
American family will own and ..
.;.
rent during May; Mn. Dyeri, EL 4-0111
display an American flag on Memorial or CH 6-3880.

Day and on Flag Day. 6i+?: Rent, Sell Or Trade-3 bdrm. home,

The new 50 star flag is now $160 rent per mo., avail. May 1, prefer
available from the NAS Jax Navy people; Mrs Byeri, EL 4-0111 orCH
6-3880.
Navy Exchange Store. The priceis Furn. Apt.-Adults, $75 per mo., Mri.orreit .
now $2.60. : ROM, EV 8.2766 after 1700 or
Yukon Branch 126 has votedto z! vk.-endi.
conduct operation Red, White Gar Apt.-Comp. furn., avail May 5,
1346 Wofe St., Avondale; Mri. J. Wit-
and Blue from May Day for six
.
,
{.d. :K born, Ext 322
weeks to June 14.
Flag Day, This V Thai
Visitors at April meeting were Desires Lady enger-lady drivingto

W. P.; Harden, Branch 181, Arlington N. Y. on or about May 1; Mrs. Calhoun '-

Va., and J. S. Boyle of SP 1-0409) 0900 to 1100.

AO-B Class 61-08 at NATTl Need Ride from 45th & Main to
JATTU, must conform with NATTU
New members are C. N. Ed-
liberty hri; Chief McCue, Ext. 8594.
munds, R. R. Lemay, R. J. Hora; 4: ----
R. A. Fortune, R. Anderson, and a.S.Y

.H. C. Cole. Vice president Walter Major, Whelan Top

II. Johnson received a cold mem- '
bership award at the April meet- ? Students at Schools

ing.
: Pfc. Charles G. Major of Salt
.
?{a+,}S Yak :k4if::ah4jSfv Lake City, Utah, was selectedas
Branch 91's quarterly mem- ,, ... ,,,... .....
yf'
} : E Sypa} SOy{ ? ::r..Y..r::x. :.v. honorman of the Aviation
bership steak dinner will be heldat
the FRA Club Roosevelt AFTER This is what the grounds around the Fleet Air Photo Lab look like today Electrician's Mate I (Instrument)
following an effort by Ui personnel to cooperate in the Station's "Ground and Areas Improve. Class A School, while Pfc. Lon-
Blvd., Orange Park, on Sunday,
ment" program now underway. nie R. Whelan, of Dunlap, Iowa,
May 6.This.
was selected as honorman of the
dinner offers a delicious Servicemen Can Send Two Aviation Electrician's Mate M
with all the WivesCorner
16 oz. T-bone steak Navy (Electricians) Class A School at

trimmings for a donation of $2. Wives Back To The StatesTwo graduation exercises held last
Past dinners have proved so successful Friday at the Naval Air Technical -
that the event is getting
I Training Unit.
wives may be shipped
more and more response from back to the United States from dependents at government expense Both men are awaiting further

old, new and prospective mem- Last Wednesday, Jacksonville overseas at government expense, the Comptroller ruled. orders before being transferred.
bers. Wives Club No. 86 had
Navy says the Comptroller.

There will be a joint board of; two guest speakers for its social He gave his decision, B-145088,

directors meeting of Branches educational meeting. Mr. Dennis when the N a v y questioned

91 and 126 tonight at the Yukon Rogers spoke on the history and whether a man whose wife was ? ssa h t

Branch 126 headquarters.The benefits of bowling, while Mr. returned to the U.S. early to get i : _

meeting will start at 1930 Perry Melkin demonstrated tech- a divorce, was entitled to ship (

and problems of mutual interest niques of the game.A his second wife at government r" : _ ,,.
if he remarried while
,
will expense
between the two branches candlelight service installed ... 4
overseas. 1'fr:
be discussed. n
three new members, Mrs. Alfred s '
Becker, Mrs. William Brown and The Comptroller ruled that the ;#

Idaho Assn Plans Mrs. Harriet Murphy. advance travel of the first wife
/
Saturday, April 22, the club under paragraph 7009-3 of the I ,* '\ 5 I I
Joint Travel Regulations does
4th Annual MeetThe held a "Hoe Down" dance. Party
not restrict a man's right for
USS Idaho Asociationis arrangements were handled by
transportation for his second
holding a nation-wide man- Mrs. Kendall Kerns.A .
wife under permanent changeof
hunt for all former crew mem-
luncheon was held on April station orders.
bers of the famed battleship:! 26, at the club house in Dewey
USS Idaho, (BB42). Park with the club hosting Paragraph 7009-3 covers the

The association is planning its neighboring enlisted wives clubsat advance return of dependents $

fourth annual reunion at Nor- Cecil Field and Mayport. The under unusual circumstances. _

folk, Va., July 21-23, 1961, and the beginning of a Action taken under the regulations -
meeting saw
wants the name, rate/rank, address is not connected with amember's '
and date served aboard the council of board members in this later entitlements, ,,

Idaho of all former crew member area to aid each club in its prog- which include transportation of :
FIRST NAVY RELIEF TICKETS-Capt. James R. Reedy
for the 1961 roster. ress as a National Navy Wives'Club. "Help! Help! An alligator has (right), NAS Jax commanding officer, and President of
The association may be con- ?; Jax Auxiliary of the Navy Relief Society makes the first offi"
bitten off leg! yelled
tacted by writing to: USS Idaho just my cial contribution to the 1961 Navy Relief Drive and in turn
Association Post Office Box the swimmer. receives his tickets entitling him to an opportunity to win any
MDBS 161-162 DUE of the $10,000 worth of prizes to be given away during the
chane? inquired
i
"W h a
8048 Norfolk 3, Va.
Assessments 161 and 162 are drive. Accepting the donation Is Comdr. Nathan Cole, chairmanof
friend on the bank. the campaign. Tickets have been distributed and are now
I "Oh, dear, rye missed you so due and payable by May 1, the "How do I know? All alliga- available. Donations are 50 cents and there is no limit on
much" she said as she raised Employees Mutual Death Benefit donations. Top prizes are a 1961 Chevrolet Impala Convertibleand
Society has announced. tors look alike. a 14-foot boat with motor and trailer.I .
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\ Page 4 JAX AIR NEWS


Credit Union Has With TheToastmasters

'':r.t .
>w,t .n.


r Assets Of $3 MillionFrom At last week's meeting the club

enjoyed a very lively business

a humble beginning in 1952 of about 1,000 members session. was another one of the

and $12,500 in assets, the Jax Navy Federtal Credit club's drills in training a new

Union has reached assets of 3000000. president to serve as chairman.It .

Beginning with one paid em- was the first time as chair-
vacation and housekeeping for
, ployee on a part-time basis, the f man at a regular meeting for
Credit Union personnel staff has newly married couples. 4f the new president, Paul LeBlanc.

grown to 14 in number. The THE INTEREST rates charged < : Riley Collins served as the
are 3/4 of 1% per month on the
Credit Union also operates a toastmaster. Speakers were Hal
branch office at NAS Cecil unpaid balance on new car loans Higgins, Paul LeBlanc and
and loans covered shares.
by
Morris.
Field. Whitey Hal Higgins was
MEMBERSHIP includes civi- These avetage out to $4.88 per voted as the speaker of the eve-
I hundred per year; and 1% per
lian and of ning. Joe Heald served as the
military personnel
month the balance
on unpaid on
the at naval < topicmaster and Wally Miller
Navy employed all other loans. This rate aver-
shore establishments in Duval ; served as the general evaluator.
ages out to $6.20 per annum per r i
Group evaluation used.
was
County and their families
; any hundred dollars borrowed. In addition
Ralph Hutchinson was welcomedas
other military personnel assignedto
the Credit Union has paidan ;
NAS Jax on permanent duty, of a guest.
interest refund 5% per
and their families of The educational committee reported -
employees
; for the past two j
year years.
the credit union and their families ;F" that a special panel dis-
All loans are covered by life I
and certain organizations.The cussion about the public educa-
insurance, and share deposits in
HIS DEPOSIT MAKES IT $3.000,000 Capt. James R. }ional system will be presentedat
Credit Union has made the Credit Union also
are covered Reedy, commanding officer of NAS Jax, makes a deposit that the meeting to be held on May
over 42,000 loans since its by life savings insuranceup brought the Jax Nary Federal Credit Union assets up to $3.000.- 18.
tablishment, amounting to eS-1 I to $1,000. 000. Mrs. D. S. Breda, manager of the Credit Union, accepts
most $15,000,000. A study The local Credit Union is the deposit.

made recently of why persons strictly a member organization Shangri-La Due

applied for loans, with 86 different operated for the benefit of the Tax-Free Pay Other Financial

reasons listed on the applications membership. Inquiries regardingthe Back From Med
ranging from house Credit Union may be madeat

improvements and new cars to Building 39 at NAS Jax. Assistance Asked For Middies About May 15The

and the school's Board of
The Naval Academy superintendent aircraft carrier ShangriLa
.>.. aid for midshipmen, but there is -
: Visitors both are urging more I which has been operating with

some disagreement on how to provide this assistance. .. the U. S. Sixth Fleet in the

in his statement to the board Mediterrannean since February,
I I I
___ said several programs have been I will return to its home port at

___ put in operation to enhance the Mayport Naval Station about

__ qualifications of officers assignedto May 15, Atlantic Fleet headquarters -

instructor billets and supportedthe has reported.

> 'l Boards stand on a new audi- Two other attack carriers, the
,\ .: I torium, more instructors, and Forrestal and Franklin D. Roose-

\. .r::;:;:":<:::{'' : ;
: ir.
'. : : ,; normal it
: I ." : : Adm. Davidson deployment tour was
t' $ \_____ advocated a straight learned.

board pay raise. across-the-I Three carriers have been assigned -
:
: .F' t ; 'j I The board and to duty with the Sixth

W ] also agreed that more "work- Fleet since September. With the

I ing" space i$ needed for classes, departure of the Shangri-La,

...... laboratories, faculty offices, etc.,
::: :::-t.:. dJ the Navy will revert to the nor-
Ii r I ''; .;%. and more repairs are needed mal practice of keeping two car-
I
I.i elsewhere.In riers in the Med.
: ,
;t i the words of the Board of Returning aboard the ShangriLa
.. ............ 1N Visitors .
"the Naval Academy is will be squadrons of Carrier
NAVY LEAGUE CONFAB-High ranking Naval officers
discussNavy League items during last Thursday's gathering of the showcase of the Navy as it Air Group Ten, based at NAS
the Jacksonville Council of the Navy League here at the Of. attracts a million tourists a Cecil Field. Included.in the
fivers Club. Left to right are Rear Adm. Kenneth Craig, Com year," and its physical plant group are VF-13, VA-12, VF-62
mander Fleet Air Jacksonville Rear Adm. Thomas Moorer, must be maintained in the best and VA-106 from Cecil and VA-
director of the Long Range Objectives Group in the office of 'I
possible condition.
the Chief of Naval Operations, who was principal speaker C. 176 from NAS Jax.
William Beaufort of the Jax Council and national executive
board member; and Rear Adm. D. L. McDonald. Commander
Carrier Division Six. Admiral Moorer in his speech stressed
the essentialness of seapower to the survival of the United
States. LI--: T'f.

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Go Slow SeenIn Vets To Benefit

Easing Of
From Household I } +

Dual Job Ban Goods ProposalCongressman

There is little chance that Con-
gress will be asked to ease dual I Charles Ben-
compensation and dual job laws nett of Florida has introduced
a bill to help former mem-
Assistant
this year, says Defense
Secretary for Manpower, Car- I I bers of the Armed Forces.
His bill would have the I .: ''
lisle P. Runge. : s
Armed Services pay for mov- '
He said that Defense does not I
ing a serviceman's household :
plan to push for legislation which goods more than one year I
retired officers ; .
would permit more
I I from the date of honorable I
civilian
to take
govern- discharge from the service if
ment
jobs. the circumstances warrant it. I
Mr. Runge said he realizedone
Bennett said the purpose of
of the obstacles to easing
the legislation is to permit
dual job restrictions is the effect -
I servicemen to continue their
morale of civil
on career I ;
education in a certain location -
servants. He did not mention unemployment -
]I without losing the bene-
such but with
as fit of having household goods
the administration halfconsidering moved free of charge to their

plans to restrict outside em- homes. Present law requiresthat WHICH 9F-T Sf the question pondered by William
ployment by active servicemenand Clark PHI, Heavy
they move within one Photographic Squadron 62. He was selected -
civilians, it is likely that of their discharge to for the limited duty officer program the first of the year
the same situation is causing the year and Just recently was notified that he would be promoted 10chief
take advantage of this bene- petty officer in November. He is awaiting further word
go-slow on easing of dual job fit. concerning the LDO appointment. He is attached to the Fleet
bans for retireds. Air Jax photo lab.for duty. ,

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[use OWLING of the refinishing job ; JAX AIRNEWS SPORTSJax
x ':
done on the lanes last

I no games were played in

ajor League Intramuralg rAJ
Circuit. Here's how the

[leagues look at present:

VA-44 Hornets lead the To Host Sixth NDBowling

lean with a 33-6, rec-

,/C Maint "A" is in secondith s

/ 30-10, FAETU "A" is
[with 31-12%, Dispensaryth Meet May 35NAS

at 29-15, and the Road
1wR
[>rs hold fifth, 26-14. In the Jacksonville will be hub of bowling activity next

ing standings, Hospital ... to. % \; .\ week, with the Sixth Naval District Bowling Tournament
record of 24-16 Marines '' ,< .K,. r
; ::: 1)hi& ." .. to be held :May 35.Approximately .
5-19 Goes, 22-18 Dental .<1-; F. ::" : < 14 bowlers 1
; ; 150
> """S'i h< : t'tf:0: ,.', : 10-12. The All-
:<+ Regional, May
Ops AUW, 211h-181hj; ., ..,.. .. ,\.",".'-:t "" .1'...:.<'v ..;w.''' > ; from the 6ND are expected to
.. < : < also be played
<" will
Y." k. <' "" ti'i:<' "' : Navy finals
Choppers, 2019Un; ". '..... .... :,;, ,> > :.t ,%:,! '$' .' <,.: .*II participate in the three-day roll- of the week.

bles, 16-18; Holy Rollers, i)V2*'< \' .;Mt;<>+"aioY'"';.y SA '}"c 1.<,;aar. ,*:\r;. Grocers, 13-27; Able Dogs X t Ad
entered, are Pensacola, Key;
Dudes, 9-35; Grounders, ;;#, %):ii<>b;t. >! \t1.r.JH; ''''4to',. .,'>\'\;< ,:t: ..,..,4#; "i't:: "Y.""'*' ,* Jets Open Series
} << :AA' $ %>M: Field
<$ *;#: <:"'''*'''''<:: toS1' ''''''" :< : .c' .' ,., West, Memphis, Cecil ,
;i't.:
:
the Continental the first :*. .;\ $ift !, t .,.. : $ft .e' :.: ',. '" Green Cove, Jacksonville Naval With CharlotteThe

[pots are held by ABC Maint A MEAN CUT-Jax Navy centerfielder Tom Graney swings Hospital, and NAS Jacksonville. Jax Jets of the Sally Lea-
: at a fast one tossed by Bob Faul of Cincinnati University in the
ith 31-5; VP-30 "A", 27-9; Fliers' opener last Friday Faul set a Mason Field and CincyU. The Scratch tourney will con gue are on the road at Asheville,

(Warriors, 24-8; Slaughter record by sending down 24 Fliers via the strikeout routein sist of 18 games, six games per N.C., beginning tonight for the
e, 27-13; and the Paymas- a dazzling display of speed. However, despite his wizardry next four nights and return to
hard pressed to get by the Fliers 7-5. day, in which the combined pin
24-12. Behind the leaders the Cincy crew was their bailiwick Monday
catter Pins 23-13 fall will determine the winnerof three series
; Play They open a game
28-16; Army ADA, 20-16; A-C Maint NARTU VA-44 the team trophy. Individualcups Monday with Charlotte. All home

U "B", 22-22; Marines "B", will also be awarded to games are played at the new

Raiders, 17-23; Spartans: Pace Softballers ; those individuals rolling the Jacksonville Ball Park, located

|; Scope Dopes, 13-27; FAW- Marines highest single game and series. near the Gator Bowl. The Special

Id, 10-22; ABC Maint "C", Mainside intramural softball league activity opened with a I Services Division in Building 704

Pen Queens, 7-29; and flourish last week with 21 teams entered in the National and From here, the top four bow has tickets for all Jets games, at

sails, 2-38. lers will travel to Norfolk to reduced prices.Fliers.
American Leagues.
ional League standings go built compete in the South Atlantic
Four clubs have already Hospital -
this: MAD Foxes, 29-7; of ,11-0; Faetu then tripped
an unblemished record and O & R slugged
up 13-1;
Phantoms
28-12
Drop
erangs ;
two victories and no defeats. 20-8. Tennis ?
Anyone
18%; Rolling Pins, 25-15; marks in the Operations ,
rewmen, 21-15; O & R, 23- Sporting 2-0 In the National League, VA-44 You may not be a Pancho
American are Aircraft Maintenance School, 20-3, and To
A3D
ojans, 22=18; FAW-11 Blue, won over Gonzalez or a Tony Trabert, Opener
NARTU and the Marines. beat the Air Force 679th, 10-4;
Air Force 679th 18-18 could
; ; but Jax Navy use your
VA-44 is 2-0 in the National. crushed VP-5, 19-1 in
Crackers, 17%-18%; Elec- VA-165 talents as a tennis player.
League 75Although
Action in the American of the 'week;
its only game Cincy
21-23; Pan Handlers, 17%- enjoying two Jax Navy expects to entera ,
Maint
showed A/C School tromped FAW-11,
A3D
Vagabonds, 17-27; Hawks, ComFairJax, team in ,the Sixth Naval
shut outs, 10-0 over and the Air Force got
|24 /; VP-30 "B", 8-28; and Ma- 18-7; District Tennis Tournament to they dropped their
and 11-0 over Dispensary; shutting out VAP-62,
by
jursing "B", 4-32. 19-4, and revenge be held July 19-22 at Pensa- opener to the University of Cin-
beat Dispensary
rines squeaked 15-0. cola. Now is the time to taketo cinnati, 7-5, last Friday at Mason
NARTU
Supply 13-4; --- and limber Field, the Jax Navy varsity base-
the courts up
the Admen 3-2 and Opera- about the Kentucky
Heard
tion past with the Fliers, bailers showed quite a bit of
: Begins whipped O & to win a spot
tions, 4-0; Supply blanked Faetu, Colonel who always closed his the athletic office advises.All promise for the future.

R, 19-16; Admen eyes when taking a drink? tennis aspirants aboard The Fliers were the victimsof

NATTU The sight of good Kentucky the Station, especially those a dazzling mound performanceby

Rossette DoveEliminated bourbon always set his mouth to with previous experience, are Cincy's Bob Faul who set a
Athletic University and Mason Field record -
contact
lIe closed his eyes because urged to
ftball Race InAllNavy watering. Director Frank McCaffrey at of 24 strikeouts.The .
he didn't like to water Fliers' Bill Turner also
the Mainside Gym.
[tion commenced last week' his drink. gave a good account of himself.He .

he NATTU intramural soft-' MixAllNavy ; held the Wildcats at bay on

league with Marine Aviation '.f u two hits for the first four in-

chment getting an. early champions Jim Ros- nings. Cincy came alive in the
with two victories.. Also sette and Landy Dove, carryingthe fyd{%" fifth to score three times on two

ing first week wins' were banners of Jax Navy, were bingles. Jax replied with two

I i a t i Ion Electrician's Mate eliminated in the first round of Y .{; ; ( runs in the fifth on third sacker

aol Blues and Aviation Elec- the Interservice Boxing Tourna-' 4 4r'' Josh Watson's stinging double.

ian's Mate School Golds.he ment staged last week at Hamilton ( The Wildcats went ahead with

Marines took the measure AFB, Col.Southpaw two more tallies in the Fliers'

Wiation Ordnance Schools in Rossette was kayoedin half of the sixth. Sid Kramer's

opening game last Tuesdaya 2:26 of the first round by bingle brought in the last Flier

6-5 margin. Later the same Dean Harrison of the Air Force. tally.

[ning the AE Blues spankedAE Harrison went on to win the 1 'Ot Cincinnati came back to score

Golds, 10-7. lightheavyweight title. It was t4;... '. one in the seventh and sewed it
%:
hursday's action saw the the first defeat for Rossette in up with a tally in the eighth to

D Marines cop their secondth the last five tournaments involv- f. make it 7-5.

a 16-3 thumping of the ing some dozen fights. :: The Fliers clash with Salisburyof

TTU Support Splinters. Ine Light welterweight Landy Dove q:1 the Class D Carolina Leagueat
night game that followed, was eliminated by another Air K;; }s Mason Field this afternoon at

e AE Gold nine handed the BB Force battler, Quincy Daniels, ,.ys. i3F2i.7 .... 1500.

ackers of AO School their sec- of Lackland, AFB. Summaries:
>d defeat, 7-3. bantamweight R. H.E.
Tony Elumba, '
All games will be played. each hopeful from Jax Navy, suffereda Cincy' ..........000 032 110 7 8 0Jax

Fuesday' and Thursday Field hand injury in training and .........000 023 000-5 5 4

0. If located across from King was unable to compete. ?! Jax Turner and Palowski;
[all l, Building 563. Two games -.7 Cincy-Faul and Wolf; WP-
ill be Both the Navy and Marines '
played each night, at 1700 Faul.
,r.d 1900. had a tough time of it in the
with only one sailor :
Interservice, The five-year-old was showing -
Jef- sc;: N
George: "You know, I'm a making the finals. Emmett a kindergarten classmate the

|,ittle dubious about all those stor- ferson from the USS Sierra losta new. weight scale in the bathroom -
,fq of flying other decision to Army's William
saucers, but the .
I 1' v when I was. going down the Parks for the middleweightcrown. "What's it for?", the visitor
Palowski (left)
STARTING BATTERY FOR FLIERS-Bob
.
j.'ghway an orange object with off with and Bill Turner, both of the Naval Hospital, talk things over asked."I .
,shing lights stopped, haltedrs The Air Force walked prior to the Jax Navy Fliers' season opener against CincinnatiU. don't know," the fiveyearold -
': on both sides of it, the door six of the ten division titles, giving last Friday at Mason Field. Turner hurled a creditable said. "All I know is, when

J-'ned and little people ran out." it the team trophy for the game, but Cincinnati won the opener 7-5. The Fliers host Sal- you stand on it, it makes you
The Army of the Carolina League at 1500 this afternoon at Mason "
in a row. isbury
Joe mad.
: "My goodness, what was second year very
't",, remaining four titles. Field.
George "A school bus". took the





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if local Credit Union Has With TheToastmasters


...


i, Assets Of $3 MillionFrom At last week's meeting the club

enjoyed a very lively business

a humble beginning in 1952 of about 1,000 mem- session. was another one of the

bers and $12,500 in assets, the Jax Navy Federal Credit club's drills in training a new

I Union has reached assets of 3000000. president to serve as chairman.It .

a Beginning with one paid em- was the first time as chair-
vacation and housekeeping for
ployee on a part-time basis, the man at a regular meeting for
newly married couples.
Credit Union personnel staff has the new president, Paul LeBlanc.
I THE INTEREST rates chargedare
grown to 14 in number. The Riley Collins served as the
s/4 of 1% per month on the
Credit Union also operates a toastmaster. Speakers were Hal
h unpaid balance on new car loans
branch office at NAS Cecil Higgins, Paul LeBlanc, and
and loans covered by shares.
: 1r\
Field. Whitey Morris. Hal Higgins was
These avetage out to $4.88 per
'' 3' voted the of the
MEMBERSHIP includes civilian :t as speaker eve-
hundred per year; and 1% per (
and military personnel of ning. Joe Heald served as the
r month on the unpaid balance on '
the at naval ; topicmaster and Wally Miller
b Navy employed all other loans. This rate aver-
r shore establishments in Duval served as the general evaluator.
ages out to $6.20 per annum per
County, and\ their families; any hundred dollars borrowed. In addition Group evaluation was used.
other military personnel assignedto Ralph Hutchinson was welcomedas
the Credit Union has paidan : '
NAS Jax on permanent duty, interest refund of 5% per a guest.
and their families; employees of The educational committee reported -
year for the past two years. ,
the credit union and their fami- that a special panel dis-
life LLHIS
All loans are covered by
lies, and certain organizations. r t : cussion about the public educational -
in
share
insurance, and deposits
'
DEPOSIT MAKES IT $3.000,000 Capt. James R. system will be presentedat
The Credit Union has made the Credit Union also
are covered -
Reedy, commanding officer of NAS Jax, makes a deposit that the meeting to be held on May
over 42,000 loans since its establishment by life savings insuranceup brought the Jax Navy Federal Credit Union assets up to $3,000- 18.

amounting to almost -I to $1,000. 000. Mrs. D. S. Breda, manager of the Credit Union, accepts

$15,000,000. A study was The local Credit Union is the deposit.

,' made recently of why persons strictly a member organization Shangri-La Due

applied for loans, with 86 different operated for the benefit of the Tax-Free Pay Other Financial]

reasons listed on the applications membership. Inquiries regardingthe Back From Med

\ ranging from house Credit Union may be madeat

improvements and new cars to Building 39 at NAS Jax. Assistance Asked For Middies About May 15The


and the school's Board of
The Naval Academy superintendent aircraft carrier ShangriLa -

Visitors both are urging more aid for midshipmen, but there is I which has been operating with

\ disagreement. on how to provide this assistance.
some the U. S. Sixth Fleet in the

I The board favors exempting the in his statement to the board Mediterrannean since February,
I I I
present pay from income tax, a said several programs have been I I will return to its home port at

saving of about $9.80 monthly, put in operation to enhance the Mayport Naval Station about

while the superintendent recom- qualifications of officers assignedto May 15, Atlantic Fleet Headquarters -

!t: ,' ::f:, i mends a $20 monthly pay raise instructor billets and supportedthe has reported.
: ,,,,<' t'.. : ,:,: :::' j above $111.15 now paid to each Boards stand on a new audi- Two other attack carriers, the

l, .. ? i f': tf..:Q. '; middie. torium, more Instructors: .and Forrestal and Franklin D. Roose-
':'i {+ 1 ;l" 7 .. 1
\.. '., .,><":",:t ,,, 'I IN ITS ANNUAL report, the midshipmen pay.HOWEVER. velt, will remain in the Med fora

I Board of Visitors also recom- Adm. Davidson normal deployment tour, it wrs

mended salaries of civilians on advocated a straight learned.

J" the faculty be increased 12% board pay raise. across-the-j Three carriers have been as-

: 1\\ 'I percent effective next July, that I The board and signed to duty with the Sixth

; more study be required for officers also agreed that more "work- Fleet since September. With the

assigned to instruct at the ing" space 1 is. needed for classes, departure of the Shangri-La,

'" .1 Academy that a better auditorium laboratories, faculty offices, etc., the, Navy will revert to the nor-

be provided and additional and more repairs are needed mal practice of keeping two car-

f J"j space be allocated for class- elsewhere.In riers in the Med.

i. rooms, library facilities, faculty the words of the Board, of Returning aboard the ShangriLa

--" offices and laboratories.Rear Visitors, "the Naval Academy is will be squadrons of Carrier

NAVY LEAGUE CONFAB-High ranking Naval officers Adm. J. F. Davidson, the showcase of the Navy as it Air Group Ten, based at NAS
discussNavy League items during last Thursday's gathering of
Superintendent, attracts million tourists Cecil Field. Included in the
Naval Academy a a ,
Jacksonville
the Council of the Navy League here at the Of-
ficers Club. Left to right are Rear Adm. Kenneth Craig, Com- year," and its physical plant group are VF-13, VA-12, VF-62
mander Fleet Air Jacksonville: Rear Adm. Thomas Moorer. must be maintained in the best and VA-106 from Cecil and VA-
director of the Long Range Objectives Group in the office of Little ChangeIn possible condition. II 1176'I from NAS Jax.
the Chief of Naval Operations who was principal speaker C.
William Beaufort of the Jax Council and national executive

board member and Rear Adm. D. L. McDonald. Commander Prices On W.y
Carrier Division Six. Admiral Moorer in his speech stressedthe : r..
essentialness of seapower to the survival of the United
States. tt 4q +
Clothing SeenLittle

Go Slow SeenIn
Vets To Benefit change is seen in Navy

Easing Of uniform clothing prices duringthe
From Household fiscal year commencing July I

Dual Job Ban Goods 1. Some prices have gone up a
ProposalCongressman few cents while others have gone
There is little chance that Con

gress will be asked to ease dual Charles Ben- down.

compensation and dual job laws nett of Florida has introduceda Most of the items will remain v;

this year, says Defense Assistant bill to help former mem- stable, if the Navy's proposed a >.,': .
I bers of the Armed Forces.
Secretary for Manpower, Car- prices are approved. r
His bill would have the
lisle P. Runge. Among items expected to increase ,
Armed Services for
pay mov-
He said that Defense does not I are the aviation type-
ing serviceman's household
a I
plan to push for legislation which green jersey trousers, up by
would permit more retired officers goods more than one year $1.60 to $10.10; Women's blue I
I from the date of honorable
to take civilian govern- denim shorts, up 80 cents to $2,
from the service if
discharge
ment jobs. and blue utility jacket, up 55
the circumstances warrant it.
Mr. Runge said he realizedone cents to $8.40.
Bennett said the purpose of
of the obstacles to easing The largest decreases are in
the legislation is to permit
dual job restrictions is the effect the prices proposed for an over-
servicemen to continue their
on morale of career civil coat down $1.35 to $41.40; blue
education in a certain loca-
servants. He did not mention unemployment dress jumper, down 30 cents, to
l tion without losing the bene-
as such, but with $9.10, and black dress oxford
fit of having household goods
the administration halfconsidering shoes, down 30 cents to $6.
moved free of charge to their

plans to restrict outside em- homes. Present law requiresthat "What makes you think your WHICH ONE?-That's the question pondered by William
ployment by active servicemenand within Clark. PHI of Heavy Photographic Squadron 62. He was selected -
they move one tired of ?
wife is getting you
civilians, it is likely that for the limited duty officer program the first of the year
situation is causing the year of their discharge to "Every day this week she's and Just recently was notified that he would be promoted to
the same take advantage of this bene- chief petty officer in November. He is awaiting further word
go-slow on easing of dual job wrapped my lunch in a road
the
fit. concerning LDO appointment. He is attached to the Fleet
bans for retireds. map." Air Jax photo lab ,for duty.
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April 1961 .
JAX AIR NEWS Page 5


BOWLINGBecause


of the refinishing job JAX Am

I being. done on the lanes last c SPORTS

I week, no games were played in NEWS
the Major League Intramural
I Bowling Circuit. Here's how the

I three leagues look at present:

I I American The VA-44 with Hornets a 33%-6 lead ft, record the- ie:' # Jax To Host Sixth ND

A/C Maint "A" is in second

spot: with 30-10, FAETU "A" is

third with 31%-12%, Dispensaryis Bowling Meet May 3-5
fourth at 29-15, and the Road

Runners, hold fifth, 26-14. In the
NAS Jacksonville will be hub of bowling activity next
remaining standings, Hospitalhas
a record of 24-16; Marines week, with the Sixth Naval District Bowling Tournamentto
be held 3-5.
May
"A", 25-19; Goes, 22-18; Dental,
150 bowlers
Approximately
22-18; Ops AUW, 21%-18%; Regional, May 10-12. The All-
from the 6ND are expected to
Wood Choppers, 20&-19&; Un- Navy finals will also be played
touchables 16-18 % S S .' 7i $ participate in the three-day roll-
; Holy Rollers, + \ '?' there the end of the week.
off. Among commands already
14-26; Grocers, 13-27; Able Dogs F
entered, are Pensacola, Key
9-31 Dudes 9-35
; ; Grounders,
6-38. West, Memphis, Cecil Field, Jets Open Series

In the Continental the first Green Cove, Jacksonville Naval With CharlotteThe

five spots are held by A/C Maint A MEAN CUT-Jax Navy centerfielder Tom Graney swings Hospital, and NAS Jacksonville.,
"B" with 31-5; VP-30 "A", 27-9; at a fast one tossed by Bob Faul of Cincinnati University in the Jax Jets of the Sally Lea-
Sky Warriors, 24-8 I Fliers' opener last Friday. Faul set a Mason Field and Cincy The Scratch tourney will con- gue are on the road at Asheville,
; Slaughter U. record down 24 Fliers via the strikeout route
by sending
House, 27-13; and the Paymasters in a dazzling display of speed. However despite his wizardry sist of 18 games, six games per N.C., beginning tonight for the
24-12. Behind the leadersare the Cincy crew was hard pressed to get by the Fliers 7-5. day, in which the combined pin next four nights and return to

Scatter Pins, 23-13; Play fall will determine the winnerof their bailiwick Monday.
Boys, 28-16; Army ADA, 20-16 They open a three game series
; A-C Maint NARTU VA-44 the team trophy Individualcups
with Charlotte. All home
Monday
FAETU "B", 22-22; Marines "B", ,
will also be awarded to
are played at the new
18-18 Raiders 17-23 games
; ; Spartans,
15-21; Scope Dopes, 13-27; FAW- Marines Pace SoftballersMainside those individuals rolling the Jacksonville Ball Park, located

11 Gold, 10-22; A/C Maint "C", highest single game and series. near the Gator Bowl. The Special
intramural softball league activity opened with a
Services Division in Building 704
12-28; Pen Queens, 7-29; and From here the four bow-
top
Neversails, 2-38. flourish last week with 21 teams entered in the National and has tickets for all Jets games, at

National League standings go American Leagues. I lers will travel to Norfolk to reduced prices.Fliers.
Four clubs have already built compete in the South Atlantic
like this: MAD Foxes, 29-7; 11-0; Faetu then tripped Hospital -
Boomerangs, 28-12; Phantoms, up an unblemished record of 13-1; and 0 & R slugged

3618%; Rolling Pins, 25-15; two victories and no defeats Operations, 20-8. Tennis Anyone? Drop
2-0 marks in the ,
3rd Crewmen, 21-15; 0 & R, 23- Sporting In the National League, VA-44
17; Trojans, 22-18; FA W-11 Blue, American are Aircraft Maintenance won over A3D School, 20-3, and You may not be a Pancho To
and the Marines. Gonzalez or a Tony Trabert
NARTU Opener
21-19; Air Force 679th, 18-18; beat the Air Force 679th, 10-4;
is 2-0 in the National. but Jax Navy could use
VA-44
your
Fire Crackers, 1718%; Elec- VA-165 crushed VP-5, 19-1 in
trons, 21-23; Pan Handlers, 17- Action in the American League its only game of the 'week; talents as a tennis player. 75Although
22>, showed A/C Maint enjoying two FAW-11 Jax Navy expects to entera Cincy
i; Vagabonds, 17-27; Hawks, A3D School tromped ,
shut outs, 10-0 over ComFairJax, team in ,the Sixth Naval
11%-241l; VP-30 "B", 8-28; and 18-7; and the Air Force got
Disbursing "B", 4-32. and 11-0 over Dispensary; Ma- revenge by shutting out VAP-62, District Tennis Tournament to they dropped their
rines beat Dispensary 19-4, and 15-0. be held July 19-22 at Pensa- opener to the University of Cincinnati -
Supply 13-4; NARTU squeaked' cola. Now is the time to taketo 7-5, last Friday at Mason

Action BeginsIn past the Admen 3-2 and Opera- Heard about the Kentucky the courts and limber up Field, the Jax Navy varsity base-

tions, 4-0; Supply whipped 0 & Colonel who always closed his to win a spot with the Fliers, ballers showed quite a bit of
R, 19-16; Admen blanked Faetu, the athletic office advises. promise for the future.
NATTU eyes when taking a drink? All tennis aspirants aboard The Fliers were the victimsof

The sight of good Kentucky the Station, especially those a dazzling mound performanceby

Rossette, DoveEiminated bourbon always set his mouth to with previous experience, are Cincy's Bob Faul who set a

Softball RaceAction watering. He closed his eyes because urged to contact Athletic University; and Mason Field rec-
] In Director Frank McCaffrey at ord of 24 strikeouts.The .
he didn't like to water
commenced last week the Mainside Gym. Fliers' Bill Turner also
in the NATTU intramural soft- All-Navy Mix his drink. gave a good account of himself

ball league with Marine Aviation He held the Wildcats at bay on
Detachment getting an early All-Navy champions Jim Ros- r 4 two hits for the first four in-

start with two victories. Also sette and Landy Dove, carryingthe nings. Cincy came alive in the
posting first week wins,' were banners of Jax Navy, were fifth to score three times on two
Aviation i Electrician's Mate eliminated in the first round of bingles. Jax replied with two
School Blues and Aviation Elec- the Interservice Boxing Tourna- runs in the fifth on third sacker
trician's Mate School Golds. ment staged last week at Hamilton *i7pyM Josh Watson's stinging double.

The Marines took the measureof AFB, Col.Southpaw The Wildcats went ahead with

Aviation Ordnance Schools in Rossette was kayoedin two more tallies in the Fliers'

the opening game last Tuesday 2:26: of the first round by half of the sixth. Sid Kramer's
by a 6-5 margin. Later the same Dean Harrison of the Air Force. bingle brought in the last Flier

evening the AE Blues spankedthe Harrison went on to win the tally.
AE Golds, 10-7. lightheavyweight title. It was Cincinnati came back to score

Thursday's action saw the the first defeat for Rossette in one in the seventh and sewed It

MAD Marines cop their second the last five tournaments involv- up with a tally in the eighth to

with a 16-3 thumping of the ing some dozen fights. make it 7-5.

NATTU Support Splinters. In Light welterweight Landy Dove The Fliers clash with Salisburyof

the night game that followed was eliminated by another Air the Class D Carolina Leagueat

the AE Gold nine handed the BB; Force battler, Quincy Daniels, ( ; Mason Field this afternoon at
Stackers of AO School their sec- 1500.
of Lackland, AFB.
ond defeat, 7-3. :> Summaries:
Tony Elumba, bantamweight _____
All games will be played each R.H.E.
Tuesday and Thursday at.Field hopeful from Jax Navy, suffereda and 1ii- jWiJU' Cincy ....,..,..000 032 110-7 8 0

No. 7- located' across from King hand injury in training Jax ..........000 023 000-5 5 4
unable to compete.
Hall, Building 563. Two games was Jax Turner and Palowski;

will be played each night, at 1700 Both the Navy and Marines _- Cincy-Faul and Wolf; WP-
and 1900.George. had a tough time of it in the Faul. '

I Interservice, with only one sailor
_
: "You know, I'm a making the finals. Emmett Jef- The five-year-old was showing -
little dubious about all those stor- ferson from the USS Sierra losta a kindergarten classmate the

ies of flying saucers, but the other decision to Army's William ---i--J new, weight scale in the bath-

day when I was going down the Parks for the middleweightcrown. room .

highway an orange object with STARTING BATTERY FOR FLIERS-Bob Palowski (left) "What's it for?", the visitor
flashing lights stopped, halted The Air Force walked off with and Bill Turner, both of the Naval Hospital talk things over asked."I .
cars on both sides of it, the door six of the ten division titles, giv- prior to the Jax Nary Fliers' season opener against CincinnatiU. don't know," the fiveyearold -
last Friday at Mason Field. Turner hurled creditable
opened and little out." it the team trophy for the a said. "All I know is, when
people ing
ran game but Cincinnati won the opener 7-5. Th. Fliers host Sal.,
Joe: "My goodness, what was second year in a row. The Army isbury of the Carolina League at 1500 this afternoon at Mason you stand on it, it makes you
it?" George:' "A school bus". took the remaining four titles. Field. very mad."
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Page. 6' JAX AIR NEWS' 27 April 1961
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Hurricanes, Blazers ScoreIn r----- -- .1 Shades Bathyscaph Of Jules A MonsterThe Verne;



Little League OpenersOver J V scaph Trieste Navy's is deep-diving to be fitted bathy-witha


200 youngsters, their parents, and Navy and civic s t out movable and pick arm that materials can reach from

dignitaries were on hand last Saturday to help launch the up
the floor during its
ocean exploratory -
1961 Navy Jax-Ortega Little League at Blue Angel parkat < dives.
NAS ..lav.Before yt
---- -----
The mechanical arm manipulator -
the little leaguers took
to the youngsters in ceremonies. is being built to withstand
to the field in their season'sinaugural
Following the presentation Rear pressures up to nine tons per
trophies were awardedfor
Adm. Kenneth Craig, ComFairJax square inch. The Trieste was
the last year's performances
tossed out the first ball to subjected to pressures of 7.9 tons

officially open the season. x per square inch during its record-

In the opener NARTU's Hur- breaking dive to 35,800 feet at

ricane's won handily over the the bottom of the Marianas

rr- VA-44 Hornets, 6-2, in an ab- Trench off Guam in the Pacific.

breviated four-innings affair. Men inside the sphere will con-

Suddath Movers edged by AE ; trol the arm by individual switches -

School's Blazers, 1-0, in the sec- that provide direction and
April 27
ond encounter.The variable speed control for each
Mainside-Mad Dog Call, 1900 schedule for the first weekof motion.

only May reads:

NA'ITUnit-Rio Brave, 1900. I. May l-VA-44 vs. NARTUMay; Magazine Offers
Hospital-Summer Place 1900.
2-AE School vs. United Electric -
Friday April 28 I ; May 3-King Size Cokes vs. Career InformationA

Mainside-House of Bamboo, Suddath Movers; May 4McDuffHot new magazine called "Fifty

1900. Points vs. Foremost Half Plus" has a message for all career -

NA'ITU-Mad Dog Call, 1900. Pints; May 5-VA-44 vs. King personnel. Its purpose is to

Hospital-Rio Bravo, 1900. Size Cokes. All games will beginat supply information to anyone

Saturday April 29 1930. contemplating retirement now or
On Saturday, May 6, three ever.
Mainside-Can Can, 1900. PLAY BALLI!-That's the cry that went up immediately
NATTUnit-House of Bamboo, games will be played: United after Rear Adm. Kenneth Craig Commander Fleet Air Jack The title Fifty Plus should not
1400 and 1900. Electric vs. McDuff Hotpoints at sonville tossed out the first ball opening the 1961 Navy Jax- discourage potential service i
9000; NARTU vs. Suddath at Ortega Little League season last Saturday at Blue Angel Park. readers since many personnelare
Hospital-Mad Dog Call, 1900. 1300; and .AE .School vs. Fore- During pre-game ceremonies awards were presented for lastyear's eligible for retirement be-

Sunday April 30 most Halfoints at 1730; performances. before that age.
Mainside-Amazing TransparentMan 7::QG.'.4.nxpti..nv,,vmw:4yvCulSnM; .MVMNywyMVXAW: .T H MMM:
Two Pacific Subs I It is an atttractive, wellwritten -
1400 and 1900. magazine. Recurring featuresin

NATTUnit-Can Can, 1400 and Nominated For NeyTwo the publication include information -

1900. on housing, jobs, lei-
Hospital-House of Bamboo. ". t 4,wwiI Pacific Fleet submarines sure travel, pensions, retirement
k
Monday May 1 MwMrt w t.I have been nominated for the 1961 reading, and a question and
Memorial Award theNavy's
Ney answer column.
Mainside Death Tide 1900.
,
award for outstand-
NATUnit-Amazing TransparentMan top Published in Washington, D.C.,
food service.
ing
1900.HospitalCan. Fifty Plus is now on sale at
Can, 1900. Rear Adm. Roy S. Benson, newsstands.
Commander Submarine Force
Tuesday, May 2 <: > F Pacific, announced that the fleet- Trouble with being a bacheloris

Mainside-Homocidal, 1900. type submarine Cusk (Submarine that a guy has to get up so

NATTUnit-Death Tide, 1900. Squadron 1)) and the nuclear early to make the money to

Wednesday May 3 :' t powered Swordfish (SubRon7)have stay out so late.QUEENLY .

Mainside-Atomic Submarine, been nominated by their ,
.
: .w : '
'
wy ro : >
1900. squadron commanders.SubPa's .
NATTUniti-Homocidal, 1900.
other
.: two squadrons-
Hospital-Death Tide, 19CO. -Subron's 3 and 5 at San Diego "<
r. ..: .
will announce their nominationslater.


Course Set For Adm.. Benson will then select

one of the four squadron rep-

RC Volunteer resentatives to represent SubPacin

the Navy-wide contest. *


Gray LadiesA Sign stuck on squadron bulle-
WHAM! With this
Dimaggio-like swing, little leaguer
Buster Hagenbaugh of VA-44's Hornets wallops a clean bingle tin board by character who just S 'r
spring course for trainingRed in last Saturday's Navy Jax-Ortega Little League opener at had a three day pass refused"In -
Cross Grdy Lady volunteersto Blue Angel Park. The NARTU Hurricanes swept saide the case of fire just call the
serve at Naval Hospital Jack- Hornets 62 in the first game. In the second game of a double- chief-he'll throw a wet blanketon :
sonville, has been scheduled for header, Suddath Movers squeaked by AE School Blazers, 10. it."

the week of May 15, accordingto

Mrs. Clemmie Egnaszewski, VAP-62 Hears 'Well Done' Waves Reunion Set
Hospital Gray Lady Chairman.The .

course will be held from On Independence CarqualsCarrier For Los AngelesThe
0900 to 1200 Monday through Fri-
day of that week. qualifications providethe
Applicants
are 19th National Waves re-
suits were piped to all hands
asked to call the Hospital Red 'opportunity for a Navy pilotto and a deserved "well done" was union will be held this -year in

Cross office, EV 8-2834, or hos- prove his capabilities as a aired as the versatile A3P-2Ps Los Angeles from July 27th
pital extensions 50 and 62 for naval aviator. This is particularlytrue
through the 30th.
flew back to NAS Jax after exercising -
application appointments, which of pilots of the larger jet
their tail hooks.
committee is
The reunion
will be held the preceding week. aircraft such as the 35-ton twin-
jet A3D-2P "Skywarriors" flown The operation involved some scheduling visits Hollywood
Trained volunteers are neededto by Heavy Photographic Squadron 60 members from VAP and was movie and TV studios, a tripto

assist the Red Cross in carry- 62 at NAS Jax. conducted aboard the Independence Disneyland, and a yacht

ing out its program of recreationand The challenge of placing the off the Virgina Capes in a cruise in addition to many soc-

social services for Hospital tail hook of the aircraft within remarkably short period. V AP- ial events.
patients. They are also needed by the 150-foot 62's flight crews were qualifiedin
area of the arrest- An extra five-day holiday to
several of the Hospital depart- ing gear wires and the exhilera- day and night catapult launch- Hawaii via jet aircraft has also PS f ments and clinics where the ings and carrier landings even
tion of accelerating from a been planned.carriers .
assist as receptionists and in standing start to 150 mph on a though some of the pilots had
some area! of nonprofessionalmedical flown aircraft aboarda
catapult launch are unforgetable .never a jet including the Forrestal,

care.During experiences for pilots. carrier. Ranger, Saratoga, and now the

the past six months an ON MARCH. 30th a select OVERALL RESULTS of VAP- Independence. The Carqual cruiseon MISS Lovely
average of 72 Gray Ladies each maintenance crew of 34 men 62's 1961 "Carquals" were termed the Independence, which refers Desie Rome 1961 Queen of a
month have given a total of from VAP-62 lead by Ensign highly successful by the squad- to herself as the "The Great- New Jersey amusement park
seems to have all the qualifica-
7,923 hours service to the Hos Don Roberts boarded the USS ron's skipper, Cmdr. John E. est of the Latest," brought the tions for royalty. Miss Rome
pital. Due to impending trans- Independence (CVA-62)) to make Cousins. When Cmdr. Cousins aircrews of VAP-62 to a polished who fled the Communists in

fers, more are needed to main- necessary preparations in wait requalified, he became one of a state of readiness to meet photo- her native Estonia, now livesin
tain the services dur- for their of A3D-2Ps. Bridgeton N. J. After a
necessary covey Earlyon select few who has landed an graphic commitments anywhereat look
at this why do Jersey-
ing the next six months. April 10th, the favorable re- A3D on each of the fleet's new any time. lies leave home?