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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: June 1, 1961
Frequency: weekly
regular
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Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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h Seiceman-Of-Tile-Montil

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Instituted By NAS Jax


A "Serviceman of the Month'- .
are to be made prior to the first
program has been established by
of each month with justification.These .
,
} g NAS Jax with the monthly win- :
nominations will then be
,ner receiving an award on merit
considered by a board of Chief
from the command.
,, { Petty Officers, representing each
Factors to be considered in winner
i I department, and a selected -
a awarding this distinction will be and recommended to the

outstanding achievement and Executive Officer for approval.

conduct and those elip'bl" *n be Final selection, however, will be

considered include all enlisted made by the Commanding Of-

personnel, other than Chief Petty ficer.

Officers, from- all services at- AN APPROPRIATE entry will
tached.NOMINATIONS.
1 be made in the selectee's serv-

for the award (Please Turn To Page 6. Col2)JfI"'s )

FLOWERS FOR MEMORIAL
Members of Fleet Reserve
Association Branch 91 of Jax
are shown as they prepare to
load flowers aboard a helicop.
ter to be flown to sea and cast
upon the waters as part of
Memorial Day services conduct-
here last Sunday. Participating
in the flower loading ctrtmon-
ies which climaxed the pro
gram were (left to right) Carl
W. J. CapwelL MUG; Tom
Feaster. President Chaplain'
Smith AGlt Jack Wade. YNC;
Billy Wolfe} Dale A. Yocom. Vol. 19 No. 9 U. S. NAS Jacksonville Flm. June I. 1961
National Chairman. American -
ism Committee; and Lee John-
son. MUI. Other Memorial
services included graveside Set Dates

services at Memory Gardenson '
,
Tuesday by members of } :
Branch 126, FRA and a 21-gun
Tuesday.Bargaining salute fired. at NAS Jax on ks+


ScheduleOnly


..
nine weeks left to

Rights Seen get out those books and cram

.8sa.>r for the August promotionexams.

According to BuPers

For UnionsThe Notice 1418 of May 15 the Au-

gust Exams will be given on \

federal government is Rvrv the.. 'followtng"dates---: .

seriously considering enter- For advancement to E-8 and

ing into formal bargaining re- ySNY E-9 Tuesday, Aug. 1.
lations with its 'employees For E-6-Thursday, Aug.* 3.

unions. For E-5 Tuesday, Aug. 8.

Up to now federal agency deal- For E-4-Thursday, Aug. 10.

ing with unions have been on a Promotions based on the results -

hit-or-miss basis. The unions T of these examinations will
,
claim as members aboutone- *Txy be made Nov. 16, 1961 in accordance -

fourth the approximately 2.4 > with the Naval Exam

million federal employees. ining Center results letter.

PRESIDENT Kennedy is represented ; i Allowances in the enginemen

as feeling the time 4j rating are now being authorizedfor

has come for the government to nuclear submarines, because

adopt a formal policy for deal- enginemen trained in nuclear
ing with "1G.. .?ht ,a Ofa 5.....c: ...ar' A%:.
employee organizationsthat a PR'G 4,...fi '3?;: ri:.y .a:3'.:,.,; 'Y, }na.tkv.axW: : :.ro.r proplulsion are filling some ma-
is more in keeping with 6 ..
q i' }4. chinist's mate billets on surface
what federal law requires of pri- }Kab}.{ %:4 :&5',. ::d $f' }:cty ate'6:r. n? ships. Thus enginemen and EN

vate employers.A ;., y ,vtr ti kji'.2. S.,} of} */4'x 6 is Nrr Y a. strikers in pay grade E-3 throughE6

study is being made toward ? ,. I'rw can take advancement exams
issuance of formal union rela- : in either of the two ratings. If

tions policy, chairman John they take the machinist's mate

Macy Jr., of the Civil Service 4 exam, however, they must have
Commission has confirmed. Sucha IS YOUR TICKET IN HERE-If your Nary Relief donation lickel Is not In this barrel ,
lime's a'wasiing because at 1500 tomorrow at the Bandshell here, tome $10.000 in prizes will be completed the proper training
policy would not be forthcom- given away to. lucky contributors. The barrel will hold many mre; tickets end there is still timeto courses, practical factors and
ing for several months yet, it make lure yours is in it in time for the drawing. Comdr. Nathan Cole (left), chairman of the performances tests for that rat-
is indicated. drive watches as LL J. S. Vishneski, treasurer, drops in the latest donations.
UNION MEMBERS ing.A
,
employeesand
SPECIAL exam is being offered -
everyone concerned accept Drawing At 1500 Seek. To OrganizeCoin in August for electronics
the fact that
public employeeswill
technicians second class assignedto
not have any right to strikeor Club HerePlans
tactical data and missile sys-

picket. Lucky Contributors To are afoot to form a tems billets who are going up
The field in which the gov-
Coin Club at the Naval Air for first class. ET2s who are assigned -
ernment would deal with unions
Station. Personnel interestedcan NECs 1561, 1562 1563,

conditions covers such things as demotions working Claim Prizes TomorrowTime contact Frank E. Capper, 1564, 1565, 1566, 1567, 1568, 1569,
promotions, take
3322, 3323 and 3338 may
AE3 30.
overtime, and other items. The at Patrol Squadron
for ET1 data
this (
special exam
unions want Coin collecting is not onlyan
formal
recognitionso is running out in the 1961 Navy Relief Drive for it is processing).
interesting hobby,
they can bring grievances or
be consulted on upcoming policy activities; served by the Jacksonville auxiliary with less than pointed out, but can some- Individual profile cards, as in

changes.As 24 hours left before some $10,000 in prizes will be given times be profitable. For instance the February 1961 examinationwill

for wages, Congress establishes away to lucky contributors. __ a 1950-D nickle is be furnished each candidate
who is not promoted, indicatinghis
rates for classified The prizes, including a 1961 the drive, contributions have worth $1.90; a 1938-D half dol-
relative standing each
on
workers, while wage boards set Chevrolet Impala convertible anda reached about 50% of the goalof lar is worth $2.00; a 1931-S
section of the tests. Each man
rates for per diem, or ungraded 14-foot boat with trailer and $33,000 at the last report. How- penny is worth $101 and recently -
should make
the
test
workers, geared to what is paidin motor, plus many more wonderful ever, this figure is expected to an 1804, silver dollar taking sure
he gets the "subject matter sec-
private employment. prizes will go to lucky con- zoom upward as the hour of the was sold for $28,000. tion identifications" sheet from
tributors in a drawing cere-
drawing nears.
his test booklet when he turnsin
Assessment set for 1500 tomorrow at
165-166
mony For better than a month now, Cove Springs, NAS Sanford and his exam to the examining
the Bandshell in front of the
The Employees' Mutual Death an appeal has gone out to all NAS Glynco, Ga. for donationsto x>ard. member. It's the only way
Benefit Society advises membersthat Main Administration- Building at hands of activities at NAS Jax, the Navy Relief Society. The he'll know what subjects go with

assessments 165 and 166 are NAS Jax. NAS Cecil Field Naval Station Society is the Navy's own organi- the marks he will get on his pro-

payable by June 7. ACCORDING TO officials of Mayport, Naval Station Green, (Please Turn To Page 6. Col 5)) (Please Turn To Page 6. Col 5)LII )



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Summer School CIVIL SERVICE
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Set At NurseryChildren I

in the first throughthe News In ReviewA

IIU, J.iaswfM fifth grades, who need to
Cap jMeae R. toady '. Commending Office their work in Eng- I I
Job art Nelson w __ txecwrtvo Officer improve read- bill to raise the present $12a employee life insurance
NAB Six Heel Air J.sb.wvlM lish, mathematics, and allowanceto by about 25 program
leer Adnv Kenneth Crelg ________ Commander Ing may do so in classes day maximum travel percent. Also the
Cap*. Oreyiton H. Weber Chief of Staff, FeWex aboard NAS beginning June $16 a day and the automobile additional insurance would not
Ce,4. NeIeoft M. Hea4 Chief of Staff NAB Six Building. mileage allowance from 10 to 12 decrease in value after
the age 65
in Nursery
13
Capt. Renfro Turner. Jr. Pbet Air wing J1a. Commander Private tutoring for those cents, has been approved by the as is the case with the present

Capt. Murlln W. Alley Chief tuff Officer who so desire, will be avail- House Government Operations coverage. For these additional

Naval AIr Technical Training. U.M able also. For further infor- Committee. benefits employees would pay
...... J. .... Officer 25 cents
HfMe f Commanding, mation and registration, phone A Senate Civil Service Com- per day for each addi-
Comdr Marlon K. Smi+t-. Executive Officer tional
$1,000
Neva .....hal Mrs. W. H. Bedard, Jr., at mittee has completed hearings worth of insurance

Cap William L ....... Commanding Officer EV 7-5793 after 2 p.m.; on the measure and is expectedto and the Government would pay
e.,.. Jeh* O. Mar Executive Officer: approve the bill soon, with 12% cents, the same arrangementas

HA1TU action by the full committee expected is in effect for the present
aWiWilliam Executive Officer District Public Works coverage.
afterward.
. M. Mfflar __ Officer shortly
....
Printed commercially with fwn-approprlated funda In Jacksonville. Florida at no Office RedesignatedThe Congress feels that a $16 daily Complaints
expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P-35 Rev. July 1958 District Public Works Office maximum is justified, but the are coming from

Metributod free of ct.ervto military end civilian{ personnel of Float. Air Jacksonville: Sixth Naval District has Administration wants to hold the Government personnel officers
MIMI! Air Station Navel Ak Technical Training Unit. Fleet Air Wing 11. Naval AkBeeervt been redesignated Southeast Division increase to $15. Congress also saying that they are receiving
Training Unit end the U. 8. Naval Hospital many complaints from their
,Bureau of Yards and feels that the 12 cents a mile is employees -
Service Information Officer _____ Comdr. Alex N. Mclnnto Jr. over the
Aai latent Sjorvfco Informeflon Officer ___*___ Andrew H. Pioney. Docks. '" okay, but again the Administration complicated
News Editor-Arthur A. Slocumbj Staff Mia Spencer, J01); Sandy Martin- All official mail which would would like to hold it at 10 forms and reports they are being -

ion, JOSN Ralph Bailey, AA. Photographer joy Beccsrl, PH2. heretofore have been' addressedto cents. required to fill out in orderto
Member of North Florida I Industrial I Editors Association and Southern and International collect benefits under the Federal .
the District Public Works Of-
Council of Industrial Editors. ease employee health insurance
The Jax Air Newt U e member" of the Armed Forces Press Service Material ficer, 6ND, shall be addressed to: bill
A to set up a joint congressional program.
appearing In this publication can be reprinted providing credit Is given. Photographs Director, Southeast Division
J Fed-
unless otherwise credited, are official U. S. Navy Photographs. Bureau of' Yards and Docks, Committee on The various health insurance
Editorial offices located In Room 230 Main Administration Building., Phone extonelone eral pay will be sent to the groups are unreasonable in the
.
13 USNB Charleston.FOOLPROOF
1144, AM 272 or 214. Bldg. House by the House Rules Com- complicated forms and pro-

mittee. The bill would set up a cedures that they require before -

SpecalizedStudy Congressional Committee. The a claim is settled, em-

committee would make annual I ployees complain.The .
studies and recommendations to
Civil Service Commissionis
Congress on fixing and adjusting
Boon being urged to talk with the
Government salaries.It .
various insurance companies to
tt (, ( is pointed out that the joint see if a more simple system can

AttVAP62 committee would not be binding be adopted in paying off claims

automatically on Congress, which Ca..

Heavy Photographic Squadron would still have the power to Several bills have been spon-

62's photographic depart- approve or reject the proposals. sored in Congress this year to
ment, headed by Lcdr. Don ...
Hubbard began ;{. N g fMkt 33ar; ::{ ..ZS, .,:. ; 6' ? ,. give Federal employees the option -
a specialized 9
> th.
7tyt.R k ti Legislation to increase the life of coming under Social Security -

training program last Decem- insurance coverage of Federal and paying tax, but the

ber that, 'has become a boonto Employees is favored by Chair- Kennedy Administration has con-

up-and-coming photograher's man Murray of the House Civil sistently opposed the move.

mates. y'r' ir< i Service Committee.Hearings. The Social Security Adminis-
; .V< .u'S,' :; : 5.:
The latest Navy-wide exa- on the bill have already tration has' consistently opposed

mination results graphically been held by a Senate optional coverage for Federal

proved the program's value.A ,'.,:'"'.Sa{; Civil Service, subcommittee and employees, feeling that this

PHOTO TRAINING programwas favorable action by it and the would result in "adverse selec-

in effect prior to the Decem- full Senate Civil Service Committee tions" which would prove detrimental -
STATUS BOARD Instructor John Symont.PH2. .
-
to the Social Security
ber is
innovation but with the addition (right) explains So a photo trainee the status board main expected .
fund. The however always -
of a fully equipped photo tained by VAP-62 to make sure that all photographic personnel The bill would agency, ,
lab and the assignment of full- are receiving the proper training within their rate group. Using increase the has favored coordinated
time personnel to administer different colored tapes to denote attendance presents ready present value of life insurancepolicies Social Security-Civil Service Retirement -

regularly scheduled information as to who has attended lectures and passed the held by Federal em- I coverage on a manda-
lab supervision lectures and monthly held tests covering training subjects.Beeps' ployees under the Government tory basis.
more VAP-62 '

photographic personnel have '
passed their servce-wide exami- Makes The Scene

nations than ever before. More-

over obtained, the a entire better department working know-has But Doesn't Give A Hoot


ledge of the squadron's assigned About a week and-a-half ago, a baby owl lacked all the necessities -
photographic mission.IN I of a happy life that all young owls should have. He was
FEB. without family, friends, food and, of all things, a name I
I960 before
commen- "Beeps," was spotted by two
cement of the revitalized train- them the eye and immediatelyfell
NAS Waves at the Golf Shack B
a
ing program, only 26.5 percentof in love with him. :

the squadron's PHs passed during their lunch hour. Carol REGINALD LISENBY. YN3, a

their exams. One year later (according Hohenshelt, SN, and Monica Me shipmate of the Waves was also

to past February exam Connen, SN, saw the quizical- in the area and decided to res-

statistics) 87.5 percent passedan looking little creature giving cue "Beeps" from the golf

increase of 61 percent over I course wilderness and tramplingfeet.

the preceding year. Lisenby, a bit scratched up
To Station
Over 75 hours of lectures have Congrats I after capturing "Beeps," brought

been given by Mack Wood, PHI From BennettNAS him to the ComFair Jax Per-

and John Symons, PH2, both of Cong. sonnel Office to provide tempo-

whom assisted in the planningand Jax has been 'congratu- rary quarters.
construction phases of the ComFair Jax personnel decidedto
laboratory. lated by Congressman Charles,I call him "Beeps" but so far

Bennett for its low record on they haven't even heard a "hoot"
At
present, eight one-hour
lectures are presented each weekto disabling work injuries.In from him. "Baby Beeps" is about
two weeks old and stands fouror
all pay grades. in the photographic a recent report from the five inches from the deck.

rate. Bureau of Naval Weapons, the He is expected to be of the Great

Station was listed as having Gray Owl species.
"Boss" said the dock foreman, less than half of the Navy aver- NOT ONLY have the ComFair-
"the men on the dock little
area
of work
age disabling injuries Jax personnel rescued "Beeps"
leery of the, new freight loader
hired during the first threequartersof from a lost and lonely life, they 9<. : i.
you yesterday. last year. have also given him a new and

"Why so?" asked the terminal permanent home.
NAS had 1.68 disabling injuries -
manager. "He checked out well." Beeps was given to Gene W.
for each million man hoursof Hoopes, AK1, also of ComFairJax !
-
"Maybe so, replied the fore- BABY
work from January to Sep- who in turn gave him to his home thanks"BEEPS"-This baby owl now has a permanent
man, "but this morning he stub- to ,the lhUhtfulneM of ComFairJax personnel
five-year-old son Wade. Wade here at
NAS
bed his toe on a crate of iron tember 1960. The All-Navy aver- our Jax. Beeps is about two weeks old andI stands
started five
recently or
a managerie inches
castings and said, 'Oh the per- age was 3.83 injuries, and the "Beeps" should feel quite so at or just a plain old hall. Whether Beeps is a Great Gray Owl and
f owl, he now has a name, family
versity of inanimate objects. Class A station average was 3.14. home. His new adoptive
son of Gene W. parent is Wade, the -
Hoopes, id ComFairJax Supply Office.



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June 1. 1961 JAX Am NEWS Pag 3



Testing Mattress ThatIs



The Coolest, Man!


The Navy is now testing a new .plastic foam mattress. It's
light, it's comfortable and it floats. The tests are being madeaboard
\ ;r the destroyer ColletL.
-- .
The plastic foam mattress
board evaluation.In .
weighs only a third to a hall
addition to being easier to
as much as a foam rubber or
keep up, the plastic foam mat-
cotton mattress. Covered with
a.
tresses float, meaning they can
p>.:"t.YY its main-
: plastic-coated ticking,
be used as individual life raftsif
tenance-free life is estimated at
t need be. Several can be tied
four times as long as a conven-
together to form larger life rafts.
tional cotton mattress."Maintenance" .

means wipingit
? %.
YY 1'ra'Sc,; { ..ms's > a,max, clean with a damp cloth in '
,
y'C :: v. o }+y<,t: \
\ .O. p\ 2 .. .Ji M 0 I, E-i\S.
3vacyh. y,,.}Q .i ;a YYY\\: : :: ti22 s jh::. Z} k: Est}c ? most cases. ,
A number of the new mat-

;k1t tresses have been placed aboard Thursday, June 1
the Collett for a six months ship-
Mainside-Roar of the Crowd,

1900 only.NATTUnitDon't.

; % Give Up The

Comdr. Bagby Is Ship, 1900 only.

Ji_ : > : Hospital-Picnic, 1900 only.

ADMIRAL GIVEN MEMENTO framed photo of the first six planes piloted by six of the Shipper VP-16 Friday, June 2

first pilots of VA-165 flying in formation, shortly after the squadron's commissioning on Sept Mainside-Fiercest Heart, 1900 i
1, 1960. was presented to Rear Admiral Kenneth Craig by members of the squadron last Thurvday. only. I
Squadron members present for the informal ceremony included (left to right) Adnu Craig: In formal ceremonies at NAS NATTUnit-Roar of the Crowd I
,
LtJg( ) J. A. Booth; Lt. P. N. Anderson; Ltjg( ) R. R. Boyle; Lt. R. J. Mack; Lt. P. H. Shannon; Jax yesterday, May 31, Comdr.
Lcdr. W. C. Bailey; and Comdr. C. H. Yeagle. squadron commander each of whom was pilot Ralph F. Bishop passed com- 1900 only.HospitalDon't.
ing one of the plane shown in the picture, with the exception of Lt. Mack who was on duty in mand of Patrol Squadron 16 Give Up The
the squadron headquarters at the time. Ship, 1900 only.
over to Comdr. Robert G. Bag-

by who has been executive officer Saturday June 3

of the squadron since reporting Mainside Bimbo The Great,

Classified : Fitness Test For to NAS in June 1960. 1900 only.NATTUnitFiercest.

Heart, 1400
Comdr .Bishop has been ordered -
and 1900.HospitalRoar.
Marines to report for duty with the
For Sal. TougherThe of the Crowd,
seaplane tender USS GreenwichBay.
Ortega Hills Home-3 bdrm., 2 bath 1900 only.
It. lukenbach, EV 71368. He will join the ship in
Brick Home-3 bdrm., 2 bath, Fla. Marine Corps has now come up with some resultsin the Persian Gulf where it is on Sunday June 4

rm., GI loan, owner transferred, Cedar its physical tests. The tests include climbing up and down duty as Flagship for Commander, Mainside-Sampson and Delilah,
Hill Estate; Mrs. William Vaughn, SP 1400 and 1900.
13418. ropes, carrying! "wounded" companions and zigzagging along Middle East Force.
NATTUnit-Bimbo the Great
,
Owner Transferred bdrm., 2' bath, t 175-yard battlefield.The Outgoing Comdr. Biship has 1400 and 1900.
FHA Irt-tervice loan, 4027 Barmer Drive results are changes to the
; had varied
a long
career as a
maneuver" event the time limit Hospital-Fiercest Heart, 1900
Mrs. W. P. Bremer. tests themselves-making thema
Naval aviator since his commis-
has been cut half-minute to
a an only.
For Rent little bit tougher.
sioning in November 1942 and
West Rhler.ide-Unfurnl.h.d house, 2 REVISIONS TO the tests even three minutes. Monday, June S
con
bdrm. $60 per mo.) L Vallerchamp, PO CLIMBING was modified be- was serving in the office of the Mainside-All In A Night's Work
5-2163 'or CV 4-5410. tained in Marine Corps Order CNO before coming to NAS Jax.
cause, It was decided the Im- 1900 only.NA'M'UnltSampson.
Will share Home-Navy couple or 6100.3B, Change 1, are:
portant part is ascending. Ma- The new skipper of VP-16 is and Delilah -
wife, Ortega Terrace,' or will rent rm; In the 20-foot climb, 30
Aichel, EV 44807.By rope rines got so enthusiastic about one of the few Navy commanderswho 1900 only.
seconds are now allowed for the
Appt.-Ortega Hills home, unfurn., beating each other's time that, wears both the "Dolphins"and Hospital-Bimbo the Great, 1900
3 bdrm. $110 per mo., avail July 15, ascent. There is no time limit on when they got to the top, they Submarine Combat Pin, plus only.
Mrs. Ruff, Ext. 0700.1530 EV coming down. Previously, they
4-7)38 after 1600.8403 or were allowing only 30 seconds'for invariably dropped to the groundin the Naval Aviator's wings, signi- Tuesday June 6

a free-fall. This resulted in fying his qualification in both Mainside-From Hell It Came,
This 'n' ThatRide the roundtrip.In .
several broken legs and other submarines and aircraft. 1900 only.NATTUnitAll.

leave June Av.il.-Drlvlng 10, can take to 3 riders Minneapolis, share, that part of the test where injuries and, beating the second In A Night's

expen.; J. E. Cundy, EV 74528. the Marine runs 50 yards, picksup event in the five-step test, often Work, 1900 only.HospitalSampson.
leads the National
League by
Ride Wanted-from 1800 blk. N. Edge- a "casualty" and returns to the made finishing the other eventsan and Delilah,
wood Ave., 'to Bldg. 103. 1730-1600 starting point, it was decided to impossibility. Of course, it five games and looks well on 1900 only.
W. M. Spencer, Ext. 8107. let the "wounded" man lend a its' way to winning a first place
did sufficient "casualties"for June 7
provide
Ride Wanted-From 2111 Melson Ave., Wednesday.
to NAS Bldg. 450, 0800.1630; Mary hand in getting picked up. the 50-yard evacuaton event, trophy after three unsuccessfulyears. Mainside-Stop Me Before I kill,

Collins, Ext. 792. And on the 175-yard "fire and but the Corps does not expect Team members are F L. 1900 only.NATTUnitFrom.

H.18 d _, ft1lA 1_ H._ Firth, R. A. Langager, J. M. Bo-
uiia earee: ui yea: s m III lilt:: Hell It Came,
simulated rescue event. lin, B. E. Logan, and J. R. Hur- 1900 only.IfosnitalAll.

ley, Langager is leading the team Tn A T"Ht'g| Work,

with an average over 160. 1900 only.

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PATRON FIVE

Hot on the heels of an opera-
.rtG. 9 6oyf .
.Y'6 S r ;; :'r: r".f.r !<: Fl Y .f. .,r tional readiness inspection, Pa- Y.1. q }Y: ';y vv Y..q

,,j f /' ryr.r trol Squadron 5 was given an
.ir. : 4. fY fr iY'kj .
t.
fy..Yys ... administrative/material inspec-

{ K" ,{:; /V t tion by the Staff, CommanderFleet
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j.r. : +
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Air Wing Eleven, recently.

'c:7.f. : Final grade for the inspectionwill

.., wti' 't 4, go toward the possible awardof

the Atlantic Fleet Battle Readi-

ness Pennant and "E".

Capt. Renfro Turner, Com-

modore Fleet Air Wing Eleven, 2
.
f. "s .y
pinned the coveted wings of air-

crewman on five members of the

t ______: y;'..; squadron during a formal per-

______ sonnel inspection. Meeting the

__ rigid requirements are C. D. IN THE JACKSONVILLE STORY-The area around Rear
Adm. Kenneth office looked like movie studio last
Craig's a
Scoggins AT2P1 D. G. Allen,
.... .aaF wrb. ( +Fiw. Yk/krfYri a ;
technicians and directors moved onto
Firday as cameramen
GIRL From a boy'i point of view. AT3; N. R. Russell, AT3; B. D. Jackson
A SAILOR AND HIS the premises. Admiral Craig, Commander Fleet Air
These two youngsters will be featured in one of many solo Kettlehake, ATR3; and R. M. ville and Commander Naval Air Bases Sixth Naval District,

performed with professional-like skill by the Charlotte Boy'sChoir Martin, ATR3. Their's bring the was chosen to extol the Navy's part in community affairs as
from Charlotte N.C. In the NATTU Auditorium. Build total such designations to 27 part of the new film version of the Jacksonville Story. The
ing, 563, at 1930. June 6. The performance is one of the most new version which is entitled "The Jacksonville Story.Gate
talked about variety shows on the East Coast and all military since the squadron intensifiedits' way to the Future," will tell the story of the growth of Jax.
personnel their dependent and guests are invited attend training program last June. Admiral Craig retired in ceremonies yesterday after 35 years
the free show for an evening of entertainment In its finest The "Mad Fox" bowling team service.i .

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Rolls Of I\


"Retired"Growing \ \ \ ) k
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The rolls of the "Navy Re-
tired" have increased with the

piping over the side duringthe .. ,1t.
past several months of
some 20.officers, chiefs and daa : k A> }*}.',a. k f, 3t a L 4 F+ +'AS

first class petty officers at- 1tc iIi : I
tached to units at NAS Jax. -

Their over 450.William years. of service totaled II 2 Y $#%' ;ti i LL_


Gannott, ADRC, for-
mer leading chief of the NAS

Operations Department, led the .
retirement list with over 35
fir. F Fi2
years of service. _
ONE OF THE early highlightsof

Gannott's career was his par-
ticipation as plane captain in the :i2
initial flight from Honolulu to
Manila in 1939. The airplane s
L '! E Ot}::Y <.t$ t}
flew from the USS Langley, Tai:, : B y''S"i qv Yy W ;
commanded by the then Comdr. I
John H. Towers. He was also
plane captain of one of the last
two planes to reach Australia
from the Philippines after the
start of World War 11.
Retiring after 25 years' serv-

ices was Charles Nicholson, .
y.;
ADRC, of NAS Aircraft Main- =
tenance Department. Nicholson
spent many years aboard ship, :
including the USS Sicily, USS 1
Detroit, USS Brooklyn and USS
Richmond.

COMDR. SAMUEL Terwilliger,
RATTCenter Officer, was piped
over the side after 20 years.
Terwilliger began his career as
seaman apprentice and was com-
missioned in 1944. He plans to
remain in the local area and has
j
entered the insurance business. h
Comdr. Paul Bazler, who was
NAS Operations Officer when he
retired, went out after 21 years.
Bazler rose to'the rank of com-
mander from a seaman second
class. He won his Navy wings in
1941 and flew missionsin
transport $ 0 2 >. ArwUyx
the Pacific during World WarII.
He was executive officer of
VP-28 during the Korean Con-
flict. Comdr. Bazler has gone to
;:
work for an aircraft firm. :. y.h.F, .,. ,Yy ,otGr. .. ?
: ; ;{?
Transferred to the Fleet Re- r.
..
serve after completing 20 years rt;:

was William Hornsby, HM1, of
Naval Hospital. Hornsby served
with the First Marine Division
during WWII and was in the
initial landing at Guadalcanal.

Piped over the side after 20 : f'f .,, :t }Y 'E }Si.} tf btj''P'" )O 4 ,
years was Richard Crymes, !2T11.
HMC chief incharge of the clini-

cal lab at the NAS Dispensary.ONE .
MAN WHO started his .. 7.
t
career at NAS Jax had the dis-
tinction of also closing it out
here. lIe was Frederick Cox,
AOC, of NAS Operations, Cox,
who was serving with the ordnance -

and gunnery division,
served with various squadrons
during his career.
Jesse L. Prestridge, HM1, of
NAS Dispensary, retired after
putting in 20 years. During his
career he served aboard the USS

Intrepid and with VF-44 and ,y "

VP-5 here at NAS. h1Mr..ra,:: ifa: wwc.. I
Alto out their
closing careers PIPED OVER THE SIDE-Shown above are 15 of some 20 men attached to units at NAS Jax'' who have departed from the
here at NAS were: Navy after many year of faithful service They are: ((1)) Charles F. Gormen. ADC. VA-44 after 32 yean ((2)) Will Orr. CSC. NAS Jax.
Ernest M. Mollenauer, SFC, 20 yean; ((3)) Leonard Siemi. Jr.. NAS Jax. 20 year; ((4)) William Gannoit. ADRC. NAS Jax. 35 years; ((5)) Richard Crymes. HMC NAS
of NAS Operations Department, Jax. 20 yean; ((6) William Priest BTC. NAS Jax. 20 years; ((7) Lloyd Merchant. ADRI. HAS Jax. 20 years; (8) Ernest Mollenauer.
after 24 years service. He ser- SFC. NAS Jax. 24 yean; ((9)) Comdr. Samuel Terwilliger. NAS Jax. 20 yean; ((10)) Calvin Deal QMC. NAS Jax. 22 yean: ((11))
ved aboard the USS Comdr. Paul Bailer. NAS Jax. 20 years; ((12)) William Lux. ALC. NAS Jax. 20 yean; ((13)) James Young. AMI VA44. 20 Team: ((14)
Quincy, Jesse Preslridge. HM1. NAS Jax. 20 years; and ((15)) Russell Wilkerson. ENC. NAS Jax. 24 yean.
USS Coral Sea, and USS Sierra,
among others. of Commissary Division, attachedto Calvin G. Deal, QMC, Com- Brooklyn, Essex, Hancock. Pasadena Playhouse College of I I
John S. Winland, BM1, MAA Galley Three, after 20 years. missary Division, CMAA at Gal- Merald Woods, ADC, NAS Theatrical Arts.
od CPO Barracks, departed after Served aboard the USS Ringholdand ley One, piped over after 22 Aircraft Maintenance Dept., 20 Russell O. Wilkerson ENC,
20 years. Ife served aboard such USS Preserver. years. Among ships aboard whichhe years. Served aboard USS York- Operations Dept., 24 years.
ships as USS Wasp, USS Essex, Robert C. Jory, ADRC, of NAS served were USS New York, town, Franklin D. Roosevelt, In- Served aboard USS McDonald
USS Trinity and USS Beltram.He : Operations Department, 20 years. Des Moines, and Intrepid. trepid. Hogan ,and Sapello.
also served at NAS Cecil Saw duty aboard USS Randolphand LEONARD SIEMS. Jr. RDCA, CWO3 William Calhoun, Disease Charles F. Conners, ADC, VA-
Field at one time. USS Ticonderoga, among NAS Operations Department, 20 Vector Control Center, 44, retired after 32 years serv-
WILLIAM W. BROWN. CS1, others. years. Saw duty aboard USS I after 21 years': Plans to attend ice.



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Limited ,Fishing For


Casa Linda Lake JAX AIR SPORTSNixon


Casa Linda Lake was opened
last week for the first time in

over a year, much to the de-
light of local anglers aboard the

Station. Livingston Hog

The "lake" which is located on ,
the rim of the 13th
green of the i-1-
Station golf course, has long been I 6ND AwardA
noted for its excellent bass fish- Shooting

ing. But due to overcrowding by

trash fish, it was cleared and restocked pair of young, sharp-shooting sailors, one from Fighter -
I by the U.S. Departmentof Squadron 174 -of Cecil Field, and the other from NAS

Fish and Wildlife Service.To Sanford ma e' a total of six trips to the awards table last

prevent a recurrance, fish- Thursday as the 1961 Sixth Naval District Rifle and Pistol

ermen are now prohibited from Meet drew to a close at NAS Jacksonville.The .
using live minnows at any time. "deadly" twosome, J. C.
The daily bag limit has been set Nixon of VF-174 and D. T. second; NS Key West, third; Individual -.

at five bass, 15 bream, with no t Livingston of Sanford, walkedoff Rifle, D. T. Livingston,
maximum on cat fish. Anyone with three first place tro- Sanford, first; D. J. Gallagher,

wanting to wet a line in Casa ,i phies, a second spot award and VF-31, second; J. N. Trull, Key
: :
Linda is first required to obtain two fourth place finishes. Both West, third; Individual Pistol,
a fishing permit ,from the ; were also members of winning J. C. Nixon, VF-174, first; C. B.

Special Services Office, Build- .' team efforts. Hardin, NAS Jax, second; andD.
ing 704. They'll be Issued on a 'iti';) D. Mahanke, VF-174, third,
basis NIXON AND Livingston were First aggregate (combined Individual -
daily only.NATTU ALL WINNERS-These eight winners of the 1961 Sixth
also selected to be members of
Rifle and Pistol C.
Naval District Rifle and Pistol competition held at NAS Jax ), J.
and Camp Blanding last week proudly display their awards. the 15 man squad which will Nixon and Second Aggregate;
Softballers They are, back row (left to right) J. V. Trull NAS Key West represent the 6th. ND in the D. J. Livingston.
pistol: D. J. Gallagher VF.31, second individual rifle: J. F. forthcoming Atlantic 1 Fleet
Coshow, NS Mayport fifth individual rifle. Front row (left to Shoot, to be held at NAS Jax Members of the team which
Open 2nd Half PlayMarine right) D. T. Livington. NAS Sanford. first individual rifle, fourth May 29 through June 9. will represent the 6th Naval
third individual rifle: C. B. Hardin. NAS Jax, second individual District T. C. Nixon D. D.
are: ,
coveted team awards wentto
individual pistol, second aggregate, and captain of the winning The
Aviation Detachment NAS Sanford rifle team; D. D. Mahanke, VF-174 third individ. the rifle squad from Sanford Mahanke of VF-174, L. E. Hook
clashed with Aviation Ordnance ual high pistol and captain of the winning VF.174 Pistol Team: and the pistol team of VF174.In of Cecil Field, D. T. Gallagher
last Thursday to open the sec- H. C. Finkel, NAS Sanford: J. C. Nixon VF.174, first individual [ competition were teams from of VF-31, C. B. Hardin, C. L.
ond half of the Intramural Soft- pistol, first aggregate and member of winning VF.174 Pistol Linza, J. Conway, J. Farr of
.
West
NAS Jax Cecil Field
Key ,
Team. All are members of the 15-man squad which will represent I
ball for NAS Jax, D. T. Livingston of
season NATTU. MAD the 6thND in the Atlantic Fleet Match to be held here Green Cove Springs, Fla. and
took the middle marker, 5-3. May 29.June 9. Charleston, S.C. I Sanford, T. F. Coshow of May-
The Support Splinters port, F. P. Swett,. I. C. Salyersof
pres- NIXON GARNERED his awards
ently have the I' Green Cove, W. T. Mohr,
top position witha
firing 278 of possible 300
by a a
MadFoxesHornetsCopTitlesIn J. V. Trull, and W. R. Stroup of
season record of six wins with the service .45 for first
and two losses, to MAD's 6-3 place in that department. He Key West.

slate. AE Blue is in third with American, Nat'l LeaguesTwo then scored a 211 of a possible

! 4-4, their Gold brethren next 250 with the M-l, enough to give Intramural Swim
I with 2-6 and AO School last Mainside intramural bowling champions have been him a combined 489 total and
I 2-7. named, with the third still up for grabs. Most teams still the first place aggregate award. Meeting June 7
had makeup to be played at time.
games press Livingston scored heavily with An organizational meeting will
'
The Mad Foxes clinched the (42-18)), FAETU (41181and II the M-l, hitting for a score' pf be held at the Mainside athletic

FairJax, Marines, National pennant with a respectable Dispensary (40-20)) battle it out I 223 of a possible 250. He then director's office next Wednes-
44-12 record, as they shut- I fell down on the pistol range, day, June 7, at 0930, to help plan
for Mainside berths.
VA-44 Dominate out O&R 4-0, in last week'sfinisher. scoring only 263 of a possible the Mainside Intramural Swim

Only the Continental loop 300. His combined total of 486 Meet, scheduled for 1900, June
Links Still in contention for second, lead remained unsettled, with placed him second to Nixon by 27, at the Mainside pools.
Activity are the Boomerings with 37-19, three teams in the running. VP- three points. Livingston was also
Rolling Pins 39-21 and the 3rd 30 "A", on top but completed on captain of the winning Sanford All commands desiring to enter
ComFairJax, the Marines and Crewmen with 3 -20.. schedule with 48-16, and the team. the event are requested to senda

VA-44 continued to dominate FOUR TEAMS further down Slaughter House Five holding Capt. N. M. Head, Chief of representative.Events .
Mainside intramural
golf, with the National scale have also 46-18 in third, and also out of Staff of ComNabSix, presentedthe
7-0, 6-0 and 4-0 records, respect- slated for this final
further league competition, are .
Their awards.A
their
finished games. rec-
ively. The ComFairJax and Hor- Mainside athletic activity of the
nets were scheduled to clash .ords are: Phantoms 361%-231%, contention.. The Sky Warriors total of 68 men and one spring Iron Man program, will
Monday. O&R 32-28, 'Fire Crackers 31- are also possible winners, 42-14, woman, Lcdr. Jane Farr of Naval include a 50 meter freestyle, 50
28% and the Hawks with 20- and A/C Maint.ClBIt holds down Jax in the
Hospital, participated meter backstroke, 50 meter
Hospital
"B" remains on the fourth, temporarily, with 40-16.
fringe, with three wins to date, 391.VA44's meet. breaststroke (including butter-
and one loss. NARTU hasa Hornets didn't fare so High game was rolled by stal- The complete order of win- fly), 100 meter freestyle, 150
three-up record well in their last encounter wart Dave Rotundo with a 258. ners follows: Rifle Team, NAS meter individual medley (back,
A/C Maintenance sport, Faetu identical and ;against the Grocers, losing, 3-1, R. W. Nicholson snatched top Sanford, first; NAS Jax, second, breast and freestyle), 200 meter
2-2 slates, followed 1 but still remaining far enough I aggregate laurels by rolling a and NAS Key West third; Pistol relay freestyle and three meter
Force 679th by the Air I in front of the pack to give I 627 series. team, VF-174, first; NAS Jax diving competition .
with 2-3. 1 t thom the .American....__.__u League I
Administration is holding ninth title, 461-131. The Dudes are
Place, with 2-4, and Overhauland the only team which had com- ; '
Repair rounds out the top pleted all other games 14-50,

ten with 13.Fliers. out of the running.The ,', i4
next two position are
really tight as A/C Maint "A"
Claim

ComFair Hornets ,
'
y
f :
ay fr.'s
1-13 RecordSunoco /',%: .r,,: .. ;fyx f'Sq5
Setting Pace In

Oil, a local City Lea- Mainside SBallLast :.lrk.: .f/r fgn.6l. :
gue entry, added to the Jax Navy
Flier's woes at Mason Field last week proved to be a ;:, ., > ,, j,

Saturday, by rallying for three leveling off period in Mainside %'r":i.Sf' ; ... 1 y V..' +:y s N.c h
runs in the ninth to win 6-4. Softball competition, as all teams

It all started in the third inning now sport at least one loss in

when the Oilers, after both leagues. .
trailing by one, grabbed a one ComFairJax grabbed the
run lead making the score 3-2. American lead, as the lead continues -
The Fliers evened it up in the to shift from one teamto
sixth after a couple of scoreless another. The Fleet Airmen y r L y
frames, and pulled ahead by one knocked over their two most
in the eighth to regain the lead. powerful rivals in fast order, the / p g4I :
Then Sunoco first over the Marines, 5-1, then
exploded in the
A/C Maint., 6-2. OFF: r
ninth, getting three runs I in aI The Mechs and the Marinesare
row to win. I TENPIN TOPPLERS-These five Supply bowlers recently copped the Naval Air Station
I for the second spot,
The now. tied Civilian Men's Bowling League title with a season slate of 55 wins and 35 losses. Present in
Fliers now post a 1-13 9-2. Admin. is 9-3, followed by Capt. J. J. Davis office for kegling accolades are (left to right) Rossie Parramore, Earl Harper,
slate for the season. dark horse, NARTU with 8-3. Ken Wilkins, Richard Schmidt, team captain Jack Bennett, and Captain Davis, Supply Officer.







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Movie Makers Shoot '.,! : LuckyContinued

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zation established to take care

VP-5 For Recruiting of its own Navy and Marine

Corps families. who are in dis-

: A camera crew from Wilding Inc. of Chicago wound up a week's tress.
shooting here last Friday. The group, in cooperation with Fleet, Air F BY CONTRIBUTING to Navy
Wing Eleven and Patrol Squadron Five were filming a Navy Recruiting Relief, personnel not only help
Film for the of Naval Personnel. _
Bureau _
The plot of the film depicts I W L the Society reach its goal, but
5 P2V. Lt. W. H. Saunders, also are offered a chance on
the jobs of various aviation rat-
piloted the aircraft and other $10,000 worth of prizes. Dona-
ings. It also shows the training { <
crewmen appeared in the pic tions are 50 cents and each 50
procedures at NATTC, Memphis.The .
ture. They' were: Lt. (jg) H H. cent donation increases the
portion of the movie taken
here was filmed aboard a VPIfYa' Page, navigator, W. A. Givvs chances of claiming the prizes.

AD2, H., L. Payne AD3 and R. D. 7L; According to the drawing and

Dyer ATCA. prize committee, representativesfrom
The film was directed by Jack all participating commands

Tilles, camerman was John Nik- have been invited to participatein

lasch and assistant cameraman' the prize drawing ceremony.

was Robert Pasquali. Prizes will be drawn in order of
Ask UsWhat Larry Moore of Naval Photographic -, monetary value.WINNERS .

Center, Washington, D.C. WHO
are presentat
significance does Me- was advisor and Ens. Rolf Bland
modal Day, May 30, hold for was technical advisor. the drawing upon presentation -
8III1 of the winning stub and
I you and how do you plan to commemorate The picture was co-oridnated I'4'
identification will be ableto
proper
the occasion? locally by Comdr. R. L. Huber _
claim their at that time.
prizes
My family and I are going to and Lt. (jg) D. N. Holmes of .
Issuance of prizes to others than
a picnic at Orange Park. The VP-5.
boss has invited the whole office persons whose names appear on
ROLL 'JM-.Thls: command familarly ,heard on movie sets the winning tickets will be at
down for the picnic which start of also heard VP-5 personnel
I to filming movies WH by
the discretion of the
I will be in'the afternoon. If there FLEET RESERVEASSOCIATION list week as a team of professional rnoTie>makers set up their Drawingand
I is 'a parade in downtown Jax, equipment there and received the squadron's auidance in the Prize Committee.
we are going to attend it. Let's producting of a Nary recruiting film The seen shown here is Holders of winning tickets not
on* of many taken to show the types of work done by Nary
at the drawing will
just hope that it doesn't rain. An invitation has been present
extended men of certain rates and is being set up by the film director.
To me, Memorial Day means to all shipmates in the Jack Tiller (right), with an assist by Lt. W. H. Saunders of present stubs to their appropriate -
freedom. Paul J. Mahla,Mechani- Jax-Mayport areas, who are VP-5. Professional actor John Lynn (center) takes his positionfor Navy Relief drive chairman
4<0W'f eligible for membership in the the film sequence. who will insure the stub is for-
warded. In of the first and
case
Fleet Reserve Association, to attend -
the regular board of direc- Sea Duty Cut-Off Dates second prizes, winners will be

tors meeting of FRA Branch 126 required to report in person to

by Paul Hetz, Branch President.The the drawing chairman.

meeting will be held at the Unclaimed prizes will be held
Branch meeting Hall, 4530 120th Rates Are AnnouncedThe until July 3 1961 at which time

St., Yukon, Fla., opposite .NAS they will be disposed of and
Jax, beginning at 7:30: p.m., Bureau of Personnel has announced the sea-duty proceeds turned over to the

Tuesday, June 6. cut-off dates for the third segment of seavey ratings. The Navy Relief Fund.

iti; : A standing invitation was also new list of dates includes those for many aviation ratings,

Maids Freed extended by Hetz to persons hospital corpsmen and dental technicians.The Set Dates
cal Engineer, O&R. announcement was tem
for
eligible membership to attend
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with warnings BuPers
pered by
Memorial Day doesn't mean all regular meetings, heldon
that travel fund shortages would PR2, PR3 and PRAN, Feb 60; file card.
One
very much to me actually. the third Thursday of each ,
of the main reasons why Me- month, at the meeting hall. The probably not allow the transfer AG1, AG2 and 3, AGAN, Dec The results of the E-8/E-9
tests must be received by the
morial Day doesn't mean muchto next regular meeting, he said, ashore of all personnel whose 59; AKC, AK1, 2, 3 and AKAN, ,
Naval Examining Center by Sept.
me is because I have never is scheduled for 8 p.m., June time at sea made them eligible Feb 60 PMC PHI 2 3 and
; 20, 1961 or they won't count.
been in a war. I plan to go fish- 15,, at which time final nomina- under the program-at least, not PHAN Dec 59 HMC HM1 2
; That is the day the selection
that if I the tions and election of Branch for while.
ing day can get day officers a
3 and HN, Feb 60; DTC, DTI, board for the super-chief ratingsis
off from work. Michael D. Freed tor the coming will
year The same sort of warning ac-
2, 3 and DN, Feb 60. scheduled to meet.
AM2, VU-10. be held. Nomination and electionof compan ted th a announcemen:: t o!

Memorial Day is a day set officers by members of the the cut-off dates for the second

, aside by the government to let Ladie's Auxiliary, FRA Unit 126, segment, published in March.

I the American people know how will also be held at the" meetinghall The situation, according to Supers -

many of our citizens died to save at 8 p.m., June 8, he con- officials, is becoming acute
their nation. I am going to work tinued.
-and there to be
seems no relief -
3 on' my friend's car and, if the e in sight unless help comes i1F p M
\ weather holds out, we are goingto Election of officers for Jack- from Congress.
the beach. Cpl. G. C. Michols sonville Branch 91, Fleet Reserve .
--* : Association, will be held tonight, Planning officials are now

"rl Thursday, June 1, at the regular studying the situation to see if

1 meeting starting at 2000. Priorto they are going to have to leng- .1 i cn.taWI
?
"'< {. the elections, which will be then "normal" sea and shore

l 1 1Iii..; held at the FRA Club, 8554 duty tours in order to keep ai1
'
t a e }
Roosevelt Blvd., additional nomi- within reduced travel fund al- $ s f 'tia a

nations for branch officers may lotments.
be ? 2 i t 4 DW S. ;eY 'f4{ Y2 3
made. ,by YS'v
,
They are reluctant to do this .. t t. >Ky'3>fd a
; @H: Immediately following the for a number of reasons. Some

i $ elections, beverages will be "on shore tours already stretch out

u the house" to toast the new of- to four years, officially, and even
Michols Prentiss ficers. '
longer in actuality. In some rat-
MARTD.. Nominations thus far include W yp; .r; 4'JF,
ings, the' sea duty period is as f 2 ? a. : -r"e a err r 'FY' tL:bq-ty ,; a
I don't have any plans as of Carl Smith, AE1, for president, .4.ywr ..
long or longer. an
yet for Memorial Day. I remem- W.; J. Capwell, MUC, Cecil Jones, The segment-three ratings and p ___I! : rt .
ber Memorial Day as a young HMC, and T. Navarre, AE-1, for
their cut-off dates ADC
are: ,
girl when we used to clean up vice-president; C. Hinojosa,YNC,
the cemeteries and watch the ADI and 2, Dec 59; AD3 and
and Jack Wade, YNC, for sec-
ADAN, Feb 60; ATC, ATI and 2 t .k'8'?r>a L''{; R,:+,}e' Awylc k'' w, yy'3.
parades. Since being away from retary, and H. A. Fockler, YN2, f a(yl& ,E&f
home and moving frequently we for treasurer.In 2, Dec 59; AT3 and ATAN, Feb .

have changed our ways of cele- addition, 11 members have 60; AOC and AO1, Dec 50; A02,

brating the occasion. Mrs. Eleanor, been nominated for the Boardof A03 and AOAN, June 59; ABC rt

M. Prentiss, wife of Lt. Dickerson Directors. They include Ship- and AB1, Dec 59; AB2, AB3 and

Prentiss, VR-18. mates R. L. Gettings, Navarre, ABAN June 59; AEC, AE1, ,and a "You've got less than 24

Memorial Day means a lot of H. Mitchell, G. Flint, Jones, Sam 2, Dec 59; AE3 and AEAN, Feb

memories to me. It means more Cox, L. M. Johnson, T. A. Lan- 60.Also ,(:' hours to donate to the

than just the men who have died caster, J. M. Altman, R. W. AGC, AG1 and AQ2, Dec 3

during wars but for all people in Weinelt, and Capwell. 59; AQ3 and AQAN, Feb; "60; a Navy Relief Society. Help

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:'""6.: :,:;,,tt::, :.>;..:t><"$'>>:> general. I am AMC, AMI, 2, 3, and AMAN, S
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f' \y going swim- 41 your shipmates and families -
i fishing ServicemanContinued Sleep-something that always
m n g x
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;: ,. and water skit ( from Page 1)) assumes much more importancethe who are in distress.
j' t Memorial:: (,;<):,:1 ice record, noting the fact that morning after than it did the

i he or she was selected for such night before.

t> l, ,;' Ml Is how I spend recognition.A ITS: NEVER TOO LATE-Sultry beauty Angie Dickinson
f l ;:: :r: most of my free weekend of sightseeing, merce and USO, should he or reminds all hands that although there is less than 24 hours left

hM" :: time. John T. entertainment, tours, hotel accommodations she desire to take advantage of to donate to the Navy Relief fund drive it's never too late.
f ?? ?\ *?I' Miller, AMCA, meals, all free, the offer. Should the winner be A SO cent donation entitles the contributor to a chance on any
of the
: many prizes worth $10.000. The prises will be given away
Naval Air Mo- will be given the winners by the married, the family is also included to lucky contributors at 1500 on Friday. June, at the Bandshellat
Miller bile Training. St. Augustine Chamber of Com- in the free offer. NAS Jax.P .


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