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Title: Jax air news
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: May 25, 1961
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Rear Adm. Craig To Retire In Ceremonies May 31


Retirement and change of
command ceremonies will Jacksonville post since March 31, June of Admiral Craig's relief, gun salute; an aerial pass in review -

take place at NAS Jax next 1959, will retire from the Navy Rear Adm. Joseph M. Carson, of FairJax aircraft; and a
who will report here from dutyas pass in review of marching
Wednesday, May 31, for after 35 years of service.
Commander Naval Forces, units.
Rear Adm. Kenneth Craig, ADMIRAL CRAIG'S duties as
Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville ComFairJax will be temporarily Philippines. IN THE EVENT of inclement

and CommanderNaval assumed by Capt. G. H. Weber, Ceremonies are scheduled to I weather, the ceremonies will be

: I Air Bases Sixth Naval ComFairJax Chief of Staff and commence at 1600 on the NAS held in Hangar 113, with por-

District. his ComNabSix post will be parade grounds. Full honors will tions of the plan omitted.A .

Admiral Craig, who wears temporarly filled by Capt. N. M. be accorded Admiral Craig, including number of high ranking

{ several other hats, among them I Head, NabSix Chief of Staff. an opening address by naval dignitaries and civic offi-

Senior Officer Present in the I They will hold the reins of both Vice Adm. W. R. Smedberg III, cials will be on hand for the oc-

Area, and who has been in his positions until the arrival in late Chief of Naval Personnel; a 13- (Please turn to page 6, CoL 1))

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ft f yry ,lFir '>.. ':S; .
J4.

JfI
TO RETIRE Full honors .
will be accorded Rear Adm.
Kenneth Craig ComFalrJax
and ComNabSix during retirement *
ceremonies set for
May 31 at.NAS. Admiral Craig
is retiring after 35 years' serv

I Vol. 19 No. 8 U.: S. NAS Jacksonville Fl.------------- 25 May 1961 I

ice.Chilean .


OfficerBeginsO&RTraining Navy Increased Military Pay



Posed In Some FieldsThe



Defense Department Working Group on the Mili-
The first officer of the Chilean
tary Compensation System has made several recommendations -
Navy to receive maintenance officer
on-the-job training at the- in the military( pay .field for this year and next. /
Among the recommendationsare
NAS Jax Overhaul and Repair I upping the quarters allow- flying pay, remote and isolated
Department is undergoing an intensive duty pay, family separation allowances -
37
ances percent, expand profi-
12-week course in heli- ; alert pay, variables re-
ciency pay, support recomputation -
copter maintenance.He enlistment bonuses and technical
of retired pay, increase per
is Lt. Julio B. Tagle competence pay. One service or
a diem pay and provide war vete-
graduate of the Naval another opposes these.VAP62.
Academyof ran benefits to those injured in
Chile at Valparaiso.The .
"brush fire" conflict.

course of actual on-the- ,_ : 55q _. The Defense Department
Off
job training in the organization Working Group on the Military ,
and functions of the HSS-1N Compensation System, also wants "
and .[ ., done about To Lyautey
helicopter engines began on ;.3, something responsibility -

May 8.Major. .. pay.
Defense and the services are Sixty-two men, comprising De-
objectives of the train- i::it
ing are to develop a general 'i : already in favor of all but the tachment 24 of Heavy Photo-

knowledge of the organization, .' v responsibility pay. graphic Squadron 62, left for
functions, and management of an CHILEAN TRAINEE!. J. B. Tagle! (left) of the Chilean In addition, the Working Group Port Lyautey last week and will
I Navy looks over an attachment for blades on the HSS-1N spend approximately three
overhaul and repair department; said Defense should get busy
Helicopter with Robert C. Lulen, assembly division training months on the African continent.Led .
develop knowledge and abilityto coordinator at the NAS Jax Overhaul and Repair Department. on legislation to increase trailer
install, operate, inspect and: Lt. Tagle is undergoing a 12 week course here in all phases I moving allowances, modify tax by Lcdr. William Nowers,
test systems pertaining to the of helicopter maintenance. laws relating to the Contingency the VAP-62 detachment is expected -
'
HSS-1N helicopter and to familiarize Option Act, and give regularsand to return to home base

the trainee with and FRA Units To Conduct reserves the same readjust- Jax by early August.

his of ment bonuses on involuntary release -
develop knowledge pro- During their African stay, the
cedures for recognition and correction Memorial ServicesMemorial from service. men will have the opportunityto

.of appropriate reciprocating Also the group said that the tour much of the area and per-

engine discrepancies. Day services will be held aboard NAS Jax on services should be nudged to get haps even see parts of Italy, Ger-

Sunday, May 28, by Jacksonville Branch 91, Fleet Reserve together on their positions on many, and Spain. However, this
Assessment 165166The Association, beginning with services in All Saints Chapel term retention contracts, accrual (Please turn.to page 6, Col 5))

Employees' Mutual Death I at 1100.

Benefit Society has issued notice Chaplain Billy N. Wolfe will supreme commander. The publicis

advising members that assess- officiate at the Chapel services invited to attend these servi-
ments 165 and 166 are payable which will be followed immedi-

within the 10-day period May ately by regular FRA Memorial ces.A
21-gun salute will be firedat
24 to June 7. Services at the saluting batterysite.
There a program of hymnal NAS Jax on Tuesday at 12

music by the Jax Navy Band, noon in commemoration of the
ARMED FORCES DAY a three-volley salute by a firing occasion. The flag will be flownat

EFFORTS PRAISEDA squad, and the sounding of taps half mast from 0800 until
completion of the 21-gun salutein ,': .g, .ysr
will be conducted by Branch S l
hearty "well done" has 91'j honor of the war-dead.
been extended by Capt. JamesR. Flowers provided by
Reedy, commanding officerof 91 will also be flown to sea by
NAS Jax, to all personnelwho helicopter and strewn over the Get Your Air News

helped make possible a water in memory of those who
very successful Armed Forces gave their lives in the service of Copy In Day EarlyUnit

Day celebration last Saturday. their country. and sub-unit service information -

"Celebrations and programs All Naval personnel and their offices and other activities -
such as our Armed Forces Day dependents in the Jacksonvillearea are urged to have their
Open House here last Satur- invited to attend the
are Jax Air News copy in a day
day just don't happen. Theyare services. earlier next week, due to the
the result of much
plan-
Members of Branch 126, FRA, Memorial Day holiday which ,
and hard work" said
ning ao r Y i %
will hold a Memorial service on falls on Tuesday.
Captain Reedy. "I would like
to congratulate all those who Tuesday, May 30, at the grave- Photos will be accepted as lateas

worked on the project and side of Johnnie R. Anderson in 1000 Monday The Air News LEAVE FOR PORT LYAUTEY-Sixty.rwo men compris.ing .
in the Memory Gardens, Blanding offices will be closed Tuesday. Detachment 24 from Heavy Photographic Squadron 62 left
participated program.It Boulevard, at 1100 in memoryof Press day is Wednesday and the for Port Lyautey last week where the squadron will spend
was a job well done", he some three months photographing designated areas of the
all who have will be delivered Thurs-
shipmates gone paper on
added. Mediterranean. Members are shown here as they prepared to
to serve on the staff of the day as usual. depart NAS. JS'




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MAS, JeikaeeriCTe. -0 t 1 ____rs t
y
Cept. Jemee IL Reedy Commending OffIcer '
Com: *. Robert Nebon __ fxecuthre Officer
KAft Sbq Heel Air IecbenIBe 41I"4f
Rear Adrrv Kenneth Craig MOTBMMMMM COtWftftrtO. ;
Capt. Greytton H. Weber .-._ ChIef of Staff, Fairfax 4't
Cepl. Neleon M. Hee4 CHef of Staff, NAB Six 9'
Heel Air .... Ileve _
Cept. Renfro Turner, Jr. ___ Commander
Cept. Murlln W. Alley Chief Staff Officer 't
Naval Air Tedwlul TreW t t Unit I i
c.t. Iob.1 J. Fh.ning Commanding Officer
Comdr Marion K. Smith. Executive/ Officer
Naval ......... F
:
Cept. Wfltlem L EneelmMCMt. Commanding Officer\
John O. ..., Executive Officer

Cept. P. H. Heft NARTU Commanding Officer Tht
Comdr. Wtlllem/ M. Mltler{ Executive Officer

Printed camm.rdally> with fIOrHpproprIeteci funds In Jaduoovftle, Florida/ at no
expert to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P-35 Rev. July 1958 : __ : 40 tC y c _
Metrlbuted free of charge to military// and cMH.n personnel! of Fleet Ak Jacksonville, _
Naval' Air Station Naval Air Technical Training Unit, Fleet Air Wing 11, Naval Air
eaerve Training Unit and the U. S. Naval Hostel.
Service Information Officer _- Cemdr. Alex N. Mclnnte Jr.
Assistant Service Information Officer Andrew H. Meney.
News Editor-Arthur A. Slocumb Staff Mae Spencer, J01; Sandy Martin
son, JOSN, Ralph Bailey, AA. Photographer Joy Beccarl, PH2.
Member of North Florida Industrial Editors Association and Southern and International
Councils of Industrial Editors.

The Jax Air News Is a member of the Armed Forces Press Service. Material -...------.-.-
appearing In this publication can be reprinted providing credit Is given. Photographs ONE OF MANY-Vernon R. Gray, ADR2, of Aircraft Main.
unless otherwise credited, are official I U. S. Navy Photographs. tenance, is one of 126 NAB Jax enlisted personnel receiving
Editorial offices located In Room 230 Main Administration Building. Phone .ex. 726 PromotedIn certificates upon passing the recent advancement-in-raling
tensions, BI64, 656, 272 or 216. exams. Lt (Jg) Jeannette E. Green. Career Information and
Ceremonies Education Otficer. stands by with certificates while (far right)
Capt. James J. Davis Jr.. Supply Officer, representing the
NEW E BONDS GROW IN VALUE commanding officer. congratulates Gray at formal ceremoniesheld
Formal ceremonies were held May 16 at Mainside Gym.

FASTER AND MATURE SOONER May 16 at the Mainside Gym,II I -
Building 3, in honor of NAS mili- SLOCUMB NAMED NEWS
FormerSA
Here Is the NEW table of cash values for tary personnel advancedinrate.One EDITOR OF. AIR NEWS Now

E Bonds Issued in June 1959 and after: hundred and twentysixNAS Arthur "Art" Slocumb, who Reserve Capt.
personnel were advanced
Save And You Will Have after successful competition in has completed 21 years in the Comdr. W. A. Stringer, Ad-

service-wide exams held last Marine Corps, has succeeded
ministrator for Air Wing
Each February. Gordon Robbie as News Editorof
Week In In In 7 Vears- Twenty-three personnel were the Jax Air News. Staff 74 at NARTU Jax, has

3 Years 5 Years 9 Months advanced to chief petty officer, Slocumb in his last military been promoted to Captain in

E-7; 21 to petty officer, first assignment was editor of The the naval reserve.

$ 2.50 $ 405 $ 703 $1,150 class, E-6; 31 to petty officer, Emblem at the Marine Corps Captain Stringer began his

t second class, E-5; and 51 to petty Supply Center, Albany, Ga., naval career as I an apprentice
officer, third class, E4., where he also non-commis-
was
3.75 607 1,055 1,728 seaman in Junes 1941. He received -
Five of the 23 NAS personnel sioned officer in charge of information his commission as En-
selected for advancement to chief
services and the photo
5.00 810' gnis in January 1942. After
1,408 2,304
officer E-7
petty were actually lab.
World War II, in which he
advanced during the ceremonies, Slocumb, a native of Georgia, participated in combat opera-
6.25 1,013 1,759 2,882
along with one other who was '
served as press chief of the first tions in the Marshall Islands,
transferred to the command. I I Marine Division during the Ko- Marianas, Iwo Jima and Oki-
7.50 1,215 2,112 3,458 Two others will be advanced to rean conflict.
air
nawa, he joined the naval
E-7 on July 16, eight on September i I
Robbie resigned his editorshipto reserve.
12.50 2,026 3,520 5,766 16, four on November 16, i accept a position the
on news
and six on January 16, 1962. He served as executive officer
staff of Channel 4, WJXT-TV in
and commanding officerof
18.75 3,040 5,28 8,651 Jax. Andrew H. Planey, Assistant
Fasron 725 at NAS Glen-
NATTU Schools Service Information Officer, will view, Ill.
remain as supervisory editor.

Host FamiliesThe -

New E Bonds pay 3%% when held to maturity in only 7
years and 9 months and may be held an additional 10 yearsat Aviation Electrician's Mate
liberal interest. Class B and Aviation Ordnanceman -
Class B Schools at the Naval

Air Technical Training Unit held

Water Safety Navy Wives open house for B school students
and their families last Friday. t

Course TaughtBy The Open house was conceivedto

CornerMembers 1 better aquaint the wives with

the curriculum of the schools
Red CrossNow
of the Jacksonville and what will be expected of

that summer is here, attention Navy Wives Club No. 86 had B. their husbands during the next

turns to outdoor recrea- Blodgett as guest speaker at their several months. '

tion, especially water sports in meeting on Wednesday, May 17. Capt. R. J. Fleming, commanding -
officer of NATTU welcomedthe
one form or another. In the Mr. Blodget spoke to the groupon ,
guests aboard. After the wel-
weeks ahead, thousands will Civilian Defense, pointing out
be swimming, diving, water ski- the necessity for complete readi- come aboard speech, the wives
with their husbands
ing and boating. Hardly a week ness, should it ever become nec- were con-
passes without injuries and fatalities essary to evacuate the area. ducted through their respective _
schools. They were shown the
in these sports. i The club's monthly luncheon
classrooms, saw some of the _
The American Red Cross FieldDirector's was held by Mrs. Roger Murphyon equipment used in training, and __ .
office here is schedul- May 24, followed immediatelyby were shown a movie concerningthe { } :qYi: : .::}{{{rYra..

ing several courses with the intention a White Elephant Auction at history of naval aviation.

of teaching everyone the the Dewey Park club house. Following the tour, refreshmentswere

that will .....
simple safety measures served. r' :
d. .Y
prevent needless accidents. ter.As soon as enough persons are This type of open house will hlP, +s s; 4h'4,. %' }F.r:flS}$f,)tt}{..,.+%:;ftf. :a. ,:'.' .a,.t i

Several courses, including beginning signed up for a particular course, be held quarterly according to :; ;,$trap.. ir>:/,h'lx' A. Ei #;?t: }}:K;'} .::..t.UA tl'p"::
swimming, intermediate a time will be set for the class student turnover. 11L '"''' + l::''f1.d::vv}:J """ fAW };' ;t, 11EMn: ;{ 1

swimming, junior life saving, advanced and applicants notified. All those RECEIVE COMMENDATIONS-Bluef acket of the Month
swimming and water interested in enrolling in anyone Doctor: "You've been workingtoo and Squadron Outstanding 44 Plane Captain of the Month honon at Attack
safety instructions will be of- of these courses is advised to hard." Griffin AE3.went Williamson; to T. G. Williamson ADJ3 (right), and J. M.
was
commended for his outstanding
fered. The time and number of i contact the Field Director's office Patient: "I know it, but it's the performance of duty in power plants a* night check A4D CreW
these courses will depend upon. in Bldg. 39, at Ext. 552 or only way I can keep up the easy leader. Griffin was cited i while serving as
supervisor of the A4D line. DeTweSaikippnerot ?!
Comdr.
A.
L.
the number of people who regis- 554. payments. VA-44, presented the commendations.I .





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Thursday May 25

Mainside-Carthage in Flames,
1900 only.NATTUnitNo.
Time For Ser
geants, 1900 only.
Hospital-Mania, 1900 only.
Friday, May 26

Mainside -. Flaming Star, 190
only.

NATTUnit-Carthage in Flames,
1900 only.HospitalNo.

Time For Sergeants -
1900 only.Saturday ,
May 27
Mainside The Green Helmet, :,..
1900 only.NATTUnitFlaming. -,

Star, 140 ," '.' ,.:.'
and 1900.Hospital .

Carthage in Flames, ...., 4' -
1900 only.

Sunday, May 28
Mainside-Gold of the Seven
Saints, 1400 and 1900.
NATTUnit-The Green Helmet,
1400 and 1900.

Hospital Flaming Star, 190
only.

Monday, May 29
Mainside-Attack of the Crab
Monster, 1900 only.
NATTUnit-Gold of the Seven
Saints, 1900 only.
Hospital The Green Helmet,
1900 only.

Tuesday, May 30
Mainside-Picnic, 1900 only.
NATTUnit-Attack of the Crab
\ Monster, 1900 only.
Hospital-Gold of the Seven
Saints, 1900 only.Wednesday .
May 31
Mainside-Don't Give Up The
Ship, 1900 only. .
NATTUnit-Picnic, 1900 only.
Hospital-Attack of the Crab
Monster, 1900 only.Pensions .


For


Minors Still


Not Affected

Unmarried minor children of
deceased veterans may be eligible
for pension payments even when
their mother, the veteran's widow
,
...,,
is not eligible, the Veterans Administration ARMED FORCES DAY PEN HOUSE HIGHLIGHTS- w ::t.,';,:" <:
pointed out today. Between 10,000 and 15,000 people were on hand to witness an ,
Interesting program during last Saturday's Armed Forces Day i'
Cases in
point are where the open house at NAS Jax. The thrill of the afternoon was provided
widow is ineligible due to having by the parachutists of the Army's 13th Special Force Group
remarried or due to having and by Navy aircraft conducting training flights. Photo No. 1,
income in of top left, shows several of the 'chutists from the 13th Special
excess established Forces as they hit the deck in one of a series of 10 passes
limits* The ineligibility of the over the Station. An old favorite with Jaxons is the Super I .',
widow does not affect the eligibi. connie WV weather plane seen in Photo No. 2, used by Hurricane I
lity of the minor children.B. Hunters of Airborne Early Warning Squadron Four, form i
erly of Jax now stationed at Roosevelt Roads, Puerto Rico. :' .
J. Gannon, Officer in Charge Part of crowd wacthing the aircraft in action can be seen in ,: '::
of the VA office at Jacksonville Photo No.3. One of the many interesting booths was that :
pointed out that when a widow manned by the Hospital in Photo No. .4 and NATTU In Photo /'i'
and No. 5. A most attractive and: popular exhibit was the Supply
children are already on the Department's Commissary display Photo No.6 featuring the
pension rolls, the subsequent ineligibility artistic work of S/Sgt. Bill Higgins of the Bake Shop. Higgins
of the widow poses masterpiece was a colorful replica of an aircraft carrier. Free
no problem. Pension payments to cookies baked by the NAS bakers were sampled by the crowd.
One of the big thrills of the day occured when the first group of
the
children
are continued after parachutists was caught in a tricky wind and landed among
the mother's name is removed the crowd. The Army 'chutist in Photo No. 7 hit on top of a car,
from the rolls.However but was unhurt. I II II

in cases where the I I explained "The Methods of
widow has never applied for a Teaching."
I With TheToastmasters I I
pension, or whose application Members of the club on the
was not allowed, due to her remarriage : panel were, Paul LeBlanc, "InI
or excessive income, I I tegration in the Schools," Hal
the VA may have no record of The Mar-Nav 2280 Toastmasters i Higgins, "Standardization of the
any minor children to which Club enjoyed an educational School System," and Whitey
payment should be made. Morris "Teachers A
Pay.
question
program last week. A panel discussion
Unmarried minor children of and answer forum followed. :
was held on the Public i
deceased veterans may be ell There was a total of 37 members
gible for pension until they are Education System. and guests on hand. Ralph I
18 or 21 if attending school, pro Two panel members, Mrs. Mar Hutchinson was accepted as a
vided their own personal income garet McGill and Mr. Leon Len- new member.He I
would not bar them. nertz, are in the Duval County
Full details may be obtained Public School System. Mrs. Mc : "I hear you neck." j
at the VA Office, 311 W. Mon Gill spoke about, "The School She: "Pardon me, I'll be more I
roe St., Jacksonville, Fla. Tax Dollar," and Mr. Lennertz quiet next time." !



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YOU ':. !jJ! ; FLEET RESERVE
WHAT ARE I ASSOCIATIONNominations I



of new officers to
FOR?
WAITING serve for the coming year were

made by members of Yukon

those wonderful Branch 126, Fleet Reserve As-
Don't eat your heart out about prizes
the 1961 Relief sociation, at the May 18 meeting.
worth $10,000 to be given away in Navy I
Walter H. Johnson was nomi-
Society fund drive. :: .
.."" nated for president, Lowell I.
You've got just as good a chance as anybody. The more .
you buy, the better your chances. Loosen up! Live a little! .. Lorbeer and DeWitt T. Beard for
vice and Wilson H.
Offer your donations today. Your donation not only gives president;

you a chance for the prizes, but it will help a needy Navyor ] Sandefer, secretarytreasurer.Board .
of directors nominatedwere
Marine Corps family. ,
L. P. Whitmire, J. E. Mur-
Here is that big, wonderfullist vertible. phy, J. R. Whitmire, Lorbeer,

of prizes: 14-ft boat with motor and J. T. Crotty, W. L. Wood, P.

1961 Chevrolet Impala conIfYa' trailer. ;"'i Kozar, L. Lindsey, O. L. Allen,

Sterling Silver Tea Set. :.: .t.i M. Tkac, A. W. Midgett, H. E.
E. P. Minard B. K.
four room air, conditioners.Two McQuaig, ,
sets of men's golf '' Wilson, R. E. Cronin, A. W. Dot-

clubs. son, A. Eckert, R. E. Mitchell,

Two sets of women's golf ",;",.,. ...,.,, :.. B. I. Gibbons, B. L. Goodrich,
Ask UsWhat and Burr.
D. M.
clubs. been invaded
STRANGE AIRCRAFT-No, NAS Jax has not
Four bicycles. nor has this, unfamiliar craft been captured and brought here. Crotty, Branch membership
personal precautions have Two automatic shotguns.Two It is an Italian built G.91 "Nato Fighter" being tested and committee chairman, announcedthat
you taken in the ,event of an attack evaluated here by an Army Aviation Board from Ft. Rucker. the group presently has 901
TV
portable sets. Ala. Board members. Army First Lieutenant Donald P. Wrar
or disaster, such as build- One portable stereo phono- Ft. Rucker, on ladder, and Marine Corps 1st Lt. William H. members and a goal of 1,000 by
ing a bomb shelter, providing graph. Marshall Cherry Point N.O, check equipment in the plane. June 30. Branch 126, he said, is

safety for your family, or stock- Two vacuum cleaners. in first place nationally with' a

ing supplies and emergency kits. One .Power Shop. 54% gain in membership.
Team Support and continuation of
Leon D. Napier, AT2, Sepa- One Skilsaw. ArmyEvaluation
"Operation Red, White, andBluett
ration Center: "I'm being dis- Three sets of fishing
until Flag Day, June 14,
charged s 0 0 nand equipment.Two .
: All ServicesSounding was asked members of the FRA's
; > ; .: I haven't power mowers. Includes
One nationwide campaign urging and
42 taken any precautions freezer.

>. >;} <: : : :r. while Ten $100 Savings Bonds. encouraging citizens to purchaseand
; almost like a combined services project, the display the American flagon
in service. I do Many miscellaneous prizes.
5 have Prizes will be given Navy is currently playing host to an Army Aviation Board all national and patriotic holi-
an evacuation awayon
testing and evaluation unit from Ft. Rucker, Ala., whose days.
June 2 at 1500 at the
4'. card. include Air Force Navy and Marine Corps
members
'. Y,. Bandshell at NAS Jax. Army, Visitors at the group meeting
; I am not going -personnel. included R. A. Davis, R. A.

to build a The official title of the unit, Gries C. T. M.
> ON THE TEAM are four Ma- Lindley, Huy-
Napier shelter in civi- Montgomery School which arrived here on May 5 rine pilots, four Army pilots, brecht, N. G. Tracey, S. D. Rea-

lian life because I don't thinkit and expects to remain until July one Air Force pilot, and one sor, and H. C. Tombler.
would do that much if 1, is "USA Man/Machine Proj-
good Patrol To Visit civilian pilot who will conduct
ect." Its is to study, test,
I were close to an exploding purpose random select flights. Five Navy The judge pounded his gavel
bomb." NAS Jax will be invaded by and evaluate support of long- personnel from NAS Memphis, for court to come to order, then

225 members of the Montgomery, range, manned, aircraft. turned to the in the witness
Kenneth M. Gazaway, UTA2, Tenn., are working with the test woman -
Ala., School Safety Patrol next CAPT. JAMES A. Barrett, an box.
ord-
NAS: "None at all. I guess it group as plane captains,
_....... ....,......".....""'"""'1 week. Army i infantry officer, is headof nancemen and technicians.The "The witness will please state
could be :
necessary ?r" : The facilities of the Station the flight test project whichis
test pilots will fly the air- her age," he ordered, "after
for s.d have been made available for
self-sufficient. The unit is
I craft at various speeds over waterat which she will be sworn in."
everybody to '1 an annual training camp for working in conjunction with Attack an altitude of 50 feet and 400

take precau- 'i members of the junior traffic Squadron 44 while at NAS feet over land for low altitude ficer will determine which of

tions against an $' police who will be arriving in tests. Both Aircraft and equip- the aircraft are best suited for

attack, but I x two groups. The first segment Jax.The team consists of 10 pilots ment are being tested for high- the Army role as a result of

am relying on 4 is due Tuesday, May 30, and will and an engineering section of sepsonic speeds which approachbut tests carried out. Final evalua-
Uncle Sam's : depart June 3. The second group tion will be conducted during
$ two officers, two enlisted per- do not break the sound bar-
arrives June 5 and leaves the
military pre- sonnel and four civilian engi- rier. The aircraft are wired to June.

cautions. I just Gazaway Station June 9. neers, and is supported by three record turbulence altitude, and Further testing and evaluationof

reenlisted and I don't think it Each year, immediately at the private aircraft concerns. The other functions. the aircraft will be conductedby

will be necessary to take precau- close of the regular school term, five aircraft being tested are When the testing phase at the "USA Man/Machine Proj-

tions while I am in the service. the Montgomery Police Depart- from Fiat, Italy; Northrop, NAS completed May 31, an ect" at Ft. Rucker or NAS,

Mrs. Kathryn A. O'Brien wife ment sponsors the training camp. Northrop Aircraft Division, Haw- evaluation team composed of: Memphis, Tenn.,with final phases
This
& of Bernard T. their gesture is in reward for thorn, Calif., and Douglas Air- three Marine officers, four Army of the project being completedat

services throughout the craft Corp., El Segundo, Calif. officers, and one Air Force of- Yuma, Ariz.
O'Brien, ADJ1, school year in maintaining safetyin

VF 11; "My school zones.

I-j husband and 1 I This year's camp is cosponsored -

are leavingthis by the Montgomery Naval

area soon Training Center. Calendar of:

$ and we are going events includes a tour of the Sta-

;' to Oceana, tion, Mayport Naval Station anda

N: Va. We are now day in St. Augustine and Ma-
rineland.ShufordTopMan.
O'Brien living in Navy

housing and rely on the Navy

against attacks. Taking personal

precautions against an attack will Earl D. Shuford, AECA-P1, of

depend on where we will live Dallas, Texas, graduated Tues-

in Oceana." day as honorman of class 6037of

Dottie A. Nally, SA, Special the Aviation Electrician's Mate
Services: "Nothing. I really feel Class B School at the Naval Air 4

that I should Technical Training Unit.

because at this Audit Office: "None, other thank II
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particular time ) having a tank-
., .
: ,.,.. ." s .
we are nearing 4 } ,': ful of gas in

a third world :' the car. First

war. When 1 of all, you
that time comes
Y x. 1 :can't dig a
I will do my
I} bomb shelter I
best to help as in Florida because JANGO GIRLS GRADUATE-Ten teenage girls were graduated May 19 at the Naval Hospital
much as pos- Nauy of the after completing the second class to be held in Nurse's Aid Training with the Junior Army.Navr
sible. At present I am on a disaster Guild Organization. Graduates are (front row left to right) Susan Bagby, Catherine Bolger. Leslie -
expense. We Fultz Ethel Card, and Lcdr. Eleanor M. Company, their
control team in the Navy." instructor. In the back row (left to
Morgan have a concrete right) are Comdr. Veronica M. BulshefikL Chief Nursing Service Diane Liberty: Cheryl Young
Lcdr. Donald G. Morgan, Assistant block house which is as Capt. John G. Feder. executive officer Naval Hospital who presented the certificates Bonnie"
Berkey; and Barbara Barker. Also graduated but not shown were Karen Enkler
and
Officer-in-Charge, Area good as any shelter. Bonnie Lea
vitt. All graduates are now qualified to assist in wards under the supervision of registered nunes.



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Cieplinski District Shooting Ends;


All-Navy ? w :" Fleetmen Fire Monday


.; '" | The Sixth Naval District Rifle and Pistol Matches will
RunnerUpVA44 "<
i conclude tomorrow after five days of shooting here and at,

,: Camp Blanding.At .
kegler Vic Cieplinski > the first day's end, "Hawkeye" -
enjoyed the highlight of his :i Jim Nixon of NAS Cecil, not available at press time.

Navy bowling career as he rolled Field walked away with the .45- Monday morning will herald
past all but one of his competitors caliber individual pistol cham- the beginning of the Atlantic

in the All Navy Bowling pionship. He hit nine bulls eyes Fleet Tournament, which will beheld

Tournament held in Seattle last y and punched out 278 of a pos- at the same locations here
week. sible 300 points to clinch the and at Camp Blanding. Actual
Ceiplinski's 3,628 total for 18 title. competition dates June 5 throughthe

games wasn't far behind the Jax Navy's Carroll Hardin wasa 9th, followed by the All-
tourney winner, Troy Davis of close second with a 272-4x. Navy here June 19-23.

DesLantFleet who had a 3,664. Don Mahanke of VF-174 with
Vic posted a 247 in his best -5' 263-3x placed third and almost

game. He was the only Jax Navy 4 tied with Sanford's D. T. Livingston BOWLINGWith
man entered in the event. 4tir.. with a near-identical 263-2x
The Jax Navy kegler was high tally. J. F. Coshaw from May- less than two weeks left

man in the local 6ND Tourney, port was in fifth position with in Mainside intramural bowling,
and held the number two posi- 258-7x to round out the indivi- there could hardly be more

tion in the S.A. Regionals to wina dual, winners. doubt as to the final winners

berth on the All Navy team. In the pistol team competition, than if the season had just

In the women's division, Ens. ..... ..... VF-174 copped the title, with an started.
Marianne Shrader of NAS Cecil READY ON THE FIRING LINE-William Slroup of Key aggregate of 1,047. Jax Navy was The Mad Foxes appear to have
Field, came within an ace of West Navy (foreground) and Lt. Milton Davis, (second from runerup with 895 points. The the most secure lead, with 4012in
duplicating Cieplinski's feat right), head pistol coach at Annapolis, are shown as they drew next three positions went to NAS the National circuit. The
as beads on their in the
targets 6ND Rifle
and Pistol Tournament
she finished in a tie for second, opener Monday at the NAS Pistol range. Key West with 930; NAS San- Boomerangs and the 3rd Crew-
but slipped to third by one pin, ford with 869 and Green Cove men are tied for second, 31-17
in two extra frames. Lt. Audrey with 790.Results The Rolling Pins are ahead in

Brennan of Hospital, the only of the rifle matches were games played, but trail in fourth,
fAX AIR
other entry, placed fourteenth. SPORTS 36-20.

Rossette AddsInternational THE FLEETING Phantomsmade
I NEWSHornets
it into fifth position with

Crew Eyes Big 36-23%, giving them an out-
: side chance in the final round.

Northern RaceJax Mechs Move Atop Win To StringJax O&R locked and 31-21 the, and Trojans FAW-11 are dead-Blue

Navy's eight man crew moved up several places, 3026.In .

has been rowing in daily work- Mainside Softball Heap Rossette Navy latched middleweight another title Jim to the remaining positions, the
outs on the St. Johns River like Air Force 679th has 25-23; Fire
galley slaves to get in shape for Aircraft Maintenance made all the Mainside intramural his belt last week as he kayoed Crackers, 28-27; Electrons,

the approaching shell regattasin Softball noise last week by taking two games, and the Mohamed Gilaidy of the United 25-27; Vagabonds, 25-31; Hawks,
Arab
in
New York and Philadelphia.The I American League lead. The mechs took one from the top Republic the first roundof 20-35Pan; Handlers, 17H34 -
the ,14th annual CISM Coun-
local oarsmen will face I contending$ Marines 14-11, and shut out O & R, 10-0, giving cil of International Sports( Mili- %; VP-30 "B", 11-41; and Dis-
them a 9-1 record.ComFairJax bursing "B", 5-47.
some of the top collegiate shellsin of the week. Operations rallied tary) Tournament, held at Fort
the: country in their first big broke a tie for later to drub Hospital, 8-2. Sup- Dix, N.J. Gilaidy was last year's THE CONTINENTAL Loop
of second with the Marines by beat- leader, VP-30 "A", has strength-
race the
season, the New York ply also beat Hospital, 9-8. The middleweight champ.
Metropolitan ing them 5-1, giving them a rec- ened its position by four, 42-10.
Championship on Dispensary pill pushers droppedtwo This marked the first time the
June ord of 8-1, and the Leather- The Sky Warriors kept second
3.
On the following Satur- in a row, the first to Faetu, ';:-0.' U.S. has hosted
day, the strokers will in necks 7-2. spot at 39-13, and the Slaughter
the
race 10-4, and to NARTU, 23-2. the event in its
The Admen downed Opera- House Five moved into third,
Schulykill up
Navy Regatta in Phila- In the National League, VA-
delphia. tions 13-2, in their only game 14-year history 42-18. A/C Maint. "B" has a four
44 continued unvanquished witha
Eight lead over the nearest con-
point
Although light on experiencefor game. He is a two time Olympic perfect 7-0 slate, after a narrow :
countries tender for fourth, 36-16, whileAdmin's
the most part, Jax has three Silver Medal winner ('52 and win over VP-16, 9-8. par-
with Play Boys bounced out
crewmen with prior encounterson '56), a 1955 Pan American Games The Air Force 679th held on ticipated,
bracket to take
of the non-rated
the water. Coxswain Dave victor, and a member of the to the number two positions,win- the Yanks win-
fifth with 36-20.
Boardman held that position for world champion University of ning over VA-35, 12-10. VA-165 ning the team
several years on a college shell, Pennsylvania crew who defeatedthe dumped FAW-11 14-4, and then trophy by The American duel betweenthe
and Bill McGowan rowed four Russians three times in 1955. turned around and scored identi- ROlleUe clinching five leading Hornets at 45&-10&
"A" with 41-14%
years for the Naval Academy. Those having previous colle- cally over VU-19. Patron 16 enjoyed division crowns. and FAETU
Oarsman-coach T. O. Jones prob- giate rowing experience are requested : twin wins last week, the The powerful southpaw blud- didn't slacken any, but A/C

ably has more shell savvy than to contact Frank McCaf- first over A3D School, 12-11, and geoned his opponent with an assortment Maint "A" dropped four to give
most men now active in the frey, at ext. 585. 7-4 over VAP-62. of punches. Ironically, them 38-18, only one point aheadof

__ __ _a____ ___a___ the Air Force man who defeated Dispensary with 37-19, and
two ahead of Hospital's 36-20(
Rossette in the Interservice tour-

nament, was knocked out in the slate.
first round of his bout.

Jim has fought in four sepa-

h b ,' ',4, rate weight classes since his Splinters Cop.
4y transfer from the USS Fox. In
% his ,first appearance during the 1st-Half PlayThe

Golden Gloves, he fought as a

i c ?: :.. heavy, taking the State cham- Support Splinters came
.. ; < pionship. In the following 6ND out on top for first place as the
and SA Regional bouts, he wonas NATTU Intramural Softball sea-

:.k.. ,., a Lightheavy. His top achieve- son completed its first half.
ment was his All-Navy middle- The "Splinters" lost their final

weight win. He changed to light- game of the half last week to

V, f middleweight in the InterServ- the AO team with a score of 9-3,

ice matches, in which he lost to giving the woodmen a six win
Dean Harrison of the Air Force. and two loses record. MAD fol-
? 4S Rossette's overall record, now lowed in second place with a

', standing at an impressive 75-7 5-3 slate and AE "Blue" was

5-,' figure, includes an Eeastern third with 4-4.
t Golden Gloves victory over Ray As the last half of the season

Patterson, brother of the present' starts, the lineup for top position
: heavyweight champ. looks like this:
The 23-year-old, who hails Team W L

a..m.__, _._ _._._.._, '_a.... yv3 from New Orleans, expects to Sup. Spl'ntr 6 2
NORTHWARD BOUND-Jax Navy's crew is scheduled to compete in the New York Metro- box for Jax in the Florida AAUin MAD 53
politan Champtionship, June 3, to be followed a week later by the Schuylkill Navy Regalia in August. Upon his release from AE Blue 4 4
Philadelphia. The local oarsmen are (left to right) coach Lt (jg) T. O. Jones twice Olympic
active in March of AE Gold 2 6
duty next
medal winner Jerry Rubin: Ray Greene: Roco Bernardo: Jim Alfree; Bob Chapin; Ray Mil
ler and Lt. (jg) Bill McGowan. Kneeling is coxswain Dave Boardman. year, he'll turn professional. AO School 2 6

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Rear Adm. Craig ;; > ,
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casion, including Vice Adm. R. B. '" -,' ""' '" jj
Pirie, Deputy Chief of Naval hi:,:: i 1 1t FOR SALE

Operations Air); Vice Adm.A. 'Ortega Hills Home-3 bdrm., $72.50mo.
B. Taylor, Commander, Anti- $1300 for my $1600 equity. 5036
submarine Defense Force; Vice I Homecrttt Circle loren Shaver
4' S Hillt 3 bdrm. home, 2
Adm. F. O'Beirne, Commander Ortega bath
tc FHA loan avail 7390 Plneville Dr., Mrs.Nooney. .
Naval Air Force, Atlantic Fleet; .
Rear Adm. K. M. McManes
Ortega Hill Home-3 bdrm., 2 bath, Lt.
Commandant Sixth Naval District > lukenbach, EV 71368.

; Rear Adm. C. H. Duerfeldt, Ortega Hills Home-3 bdrm., 2 bath

Chief of Naval Air Basic Train- FHA loan, low equity, tile or rent EV
..
$ ;
rxxY\:: ?{ a :;
ing; Rear Adm. T B. Clark, Com- : S .e'.} v x, 8-2985.
mander ). Hills Home X bdrm. 2 bath.
Fleet Air Wings,Atlantic- 'r A.;i Ortega ,
Fleet; Rear Adm. R. Y. McElroyJr. : $17,500. EV 7-2714..
i N y } rtk: Hyde Park Home-3 bdrm., 2 bath
., Commander Naval Base, Key
; Fla. EV 84451.
Y g ; rm.
West;; and others.Immediately ; Make Offer-3 bdrm. house, 1% bath

following the pott. In June. $74,50 per mo. Bennett
ceremonies, a reception will be i Cecil, SP 12322.
:
held at the NAS Officers Club in ,
FOR RENT
Admiral Craig's honor.
Furn Apt.-4 rmt. &. bath, 1 bdrm.
ADMIRAL CRAIG reported to $70 per mo.; Mrt. Bootey, EV 41143.
Jax from command of Carrier Riverside Furn. Apt.-3 rmi. Mri. E. M.

Division Two, with both the attack Smith, EV 4.1948 after 1700.
SERVICE CLUB AWARDS-Mits Ray Ross Director of the Jacksonville Lutheran Service
Lakeshore Furn Apt.-$50 Mrt. Grovel,
carriers USS Franklin D. Center presents gift certificates to first place whners and runnersup in ping pozfg, pool and EV 9..275.Ortega .
Roosevelt and USS Intrepid serv- shuffleboard at the Center. They are (left to rig.it) A. H. Van Dyke AN NATTU ping pong
ing as his flagship.He Louis Mack. Jr.. AA. NATTU pool J. H. Wells AA Attack Squadron 44 shuffleboard Lee T.rrlce-Rm. In lovely' home
.
Orton. AN. Patrol Squadron 5, runner-up in ping pong Pfc. Robert H. Bailey NATTU runner- EV 4..807.Avail
was born in Galesburg, Ill., up in pool and Barry L. Goddard. AA. NATTU runner-up in shuffleboard. Center is open June 1-3 rm. apt. $50 per mo.;
Oct. 3, 1902. He was graduated daily to all servicemen for recreational activity.a Frank Anderson, EV 77153.
from the Naval Academy in 1926. Mil Pert Preferred-Unfurn., 6 rm.
He similar assignment with Corn- brick home. $85 per mo. J. S. BrInkley,
first
saw duty as junior divi-
sion officer aboard the USS Ari- Fair Quonset Point, R.I.:; and in Charlotte Boys' ChoirTo EV Furn.81477.Gar. Apt.-$50 per mo. J. S.

zona and in 1930, after completing 1950 was assigned a year's dutyas Brinkley, EV 8-1477..
flight training at Pensacola, aide to Secretary of Defense. Cedar Hills Home-2 bdrm., 1 % bath.
he served as pilot of an observa- Next came command of the Appear Here June 6The $110 per mo. J. F. Kennedy, Ext. 339.

tion unit aboard the USS Ne- ,USS Midway, after which he
THIS 'N' THAT
vada.. served as Chief of the Naval Ad- Charlotte Boy's Choir Ride Avail-Driving to Minneapolis

Prior to World War II, Admiral visory Group, Air University, sponsored by the Rotary Clubof sional entertainers. As a tributeto leave June 10, can take 3 riders, share

Craig served with Patrol Squadron Maxwell AFB, Ala.; then dutyas Charlotte, N.C., will once the Navy there will be a few expen J E. Cundy, EV 74528.

1-F in Hawaii, on board the Commander Alaskan Sea again grace the NAS Jackson- skits showing the finer side of the

carrier USS Langley; with Pa- Frontier and Commandant 17th ville scene with an appearanceat sailors.

trol Squadron 11 and was skipperof ND. From August 1956 to Jan- King Hall, Building 563, June VAP62Continued

XPBS-1, a four-engine sea- uary 1958 he served as Deputy 6 at 1930. ( from Page 1))

plane. In Dec. 7, 1941, he was Chief, Bureau of Naval Person- Their visit is sponsored by VR-741 Off For is no vacation trip. The detach-
serving as assistant operations officer nel and Assistant Chief, Bureauof the NATTU Special Services and ment's mission is to obtain photo-

of Patrol Wing Two at Ford Naval Personnel. will be free of charge for all Training Cruise graphic coverage of designated

Island, Oahu, T. H. Among other decorations, the military personnel, and their dependents Transport Squadron 741 of parts of the Mediterranean. Since

HE WAS LATER assigned duty retiring Admiral was awardedthe or guests. the Naval Air Reserve Train- the squadron's commissioning
I The Choir is composed of 80 there have been over 20 such
on Staff of Commander Patrol Legion of Merit with CombatV ing Unit Jackosnville departedthe
Wings, Pacific Fleet; on staff of for exceptionally meritorious boys between the ages of nine Station Monday for two self-supporting' detachments sent
and 12.: The boys have appearedat to all corners of the globe.
Commander in Chief, Pacific conduct in performance of out- weeks active duty at NAS New
Fleet; assumed command in standing service from November Madison Square Garden and Orleans. For five years versatile VAP62 -
the Waldorf-Astoria in New York presently commanded by
April 1943 as commanding officerof 1944 through September 1945. Sixteen officers and 18 ,men
Another feather in their Comdr. John E. Cousins, has
City. pro-
NAS Deland Fla. and took
After retiring, Admiral Craig will participate in training
command of escort carrier USS and his family plan to travel ex- cap was a visit and performanceaboard flights and flights in supportof vided necessary aerial photo-
Croatan and served concurrentlyas tensively. the British Liner, Queen fleet activities during the graphy for both federal and local
Commander Task Elizabeth, as guests of the Cap governments as well as meetingall
Group 22.5.
cruise. The squadron flies R4D
During the early post war "Can I have the afternoon off tain.The Douglas Skytrains and R5D military requirements.
show will consist of
years Admiral Craig served as to go shopping with my wife?" songs Douglas Skymasters. Skipperof
Chief of Staff and Aide to Com- "No," answered the employer. and hymns by the entire choir, the squadron is Comdr.E. Trouble with being a good
mander Carrier Division Four I in addition to solos. The soloists sport is that you have to lose to
; "Thank you, sir. R. Patterson.
consists of dancers, comics, cow- prove it.

boys, football heroes and shy
r ry4n,9 Come on fellas! Live I little boys acting as girls in acts

that would do credit to profes-
a little! Take a chance.

v; There's $10,000 in prizes Georgia Reserve


aJ4 w= :' for you if you give to Squadron VP674To

Train Here
f$
Navy Relief.
Atlanta, Ga., based Naval Air

Reserve Patrol Squadron 674 arrives -

here Monday for two weeksof

'active duty training under the

: o y4ryq ::2: operational control of Com-
4r mander Fleet Air Wing 11.

The squadron, which includes
S SdS about 100 men from the south-

'S ern states, is equipped with P2V
,? 4
Neptune patrol aircraft. While
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here the mission of VP-674 will

be to achieve the highest degreeof

efficiency in anti-submarine

warfare tactics.

The reserves will also receive

training in instrument flying,
: long range over water navigation

flights, night flying, ground
training for pilots and air crew-

men, and upkeep and repair of SHARE VP-30 HONORS-Ensign R. P. Rich (left) and R. N.
their aircraft. Skipper of VP674is Monroe. AO3 have hit a milestone at Patrol Squadron 30. Rich
became the 100th replacement pilot and Monroe the 250th replacement *
Comdr. J. D. Boyle of Nash-
LETS GO-Hollywood starlet Sue Anne Langdon imploresall aircrowman to be trained by VP-30 since it was
hands to make their contributions to the Navy' Relief ville, Tenn. commissioned Just 10, months ago. Upon completion of the
Society today. Just one more week remains for personnel to Patrol Squadron 5, commandedby syllabus Ensign Rich will Join VP-5 and Monroe will go to
contribute and have a chance on $10,000 worth of wonderful Comdr. T. H. Casey, has been VP.18 both Jacksonville based squadrons. Since January of this
prizes. The drawing for the prizes will take place on June 2 at assigned host to the Atlanta year VP-30 has flown over 1,000 hours per month in an effortto
1500 at the Bandshell here at NAS. You do not have to be as supply operational squadrons with qualified ASW pilots and
present to win. group. alrcrewmen.Page .