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Title: Jax air news
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Language: English
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: June 29, 1961
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General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
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Y 3 Ten To Tomorrow In First
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i'...";,(,:'y..'.,.,..... }Mass Retirement Ceremony HereA

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>'. ceremony unique in the I
annals of Naval Air Station I THE MEN. WHO have a combined I the ceremonies will be held in
i Jacksonville is scheduled for total service of 216 years, the NARTU Hangar 113.
tomorrow morning at 1100 will be mustered out during a Heading the list of retirees is
i I when eight officers and two personnel inspection at the pa- Capt. Nelson M. Head, who has
chief petty officers will rade grounds. Rear Adm. J. M. been Chief of Staff and Aide to
F S: retire from the service simul- Carson, Commander Fleet Air Commander Naval Air Bases
} taneously.It Jacksonville and Commander Sixth Naval District since No-
vember 1959. He has been acting
marks the largest numberof Naval Air Bases Sixth Naval
Commander Naval Air Bases
t naval personnel ever retired District, will conduct the inspec-
Sixth District since the retire-
during the same ceremony in the tion. ment last month of Rear Adm.

Jacksonville area.JflX. In the event of foul weather, (Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 1))

Cop Nelson M. Hood Cop Thomas B.Haley I






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VoL 19 No. 13 U. S. NAS Jadoonrlll. Fit. 29 June 1961


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,.: Comdr. Schub A

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.iComdr. Becomes New


Station ExecComdr.


Walter J. Schub,
former maintenance officer of
Robert Nelson Capt. Fred BoniesL the Combat Information Cen-

ter at NAS Glynco, Ga., will qr + w
assume duties as executive .
officer of NAS Jax tomorrow
the retirement from the {f :,

Nelson.The Navy .of Comdr. Robert N Lc : i

new executive officer is
no stranger to Jax. He receivedhis
aviation cadet training hereat
NAS in January 1941 and was
awarded his wings in July of that

'TLiif year. He remained until March :
1943 as flight instructor and returned -
in July 1944 for similar
-- a
& '; assignment.AS .
LATE AS January 1959 he
was air operations officer aboard GETTING ORIENTED-Comdr. Robert Nelson (left), NAS
1fJ LAI Jax executive officer who retires tomorrow after 20 years service -
: the USS Saratoga operating out points out various buildings of the industrial area of the
44Y:
Comdr. Donald G. While Lcdr. Alfonso Rasimasc1p of Naval Station Mayport. Station to his successor Comdr. Walter S. Schub. The new
Born in Boston, Mass., Comdr. executive officer comes here from duty with the Combat In-
Schub was graduated from Long formation Center at NAS Glynco, Ga.

Beach College, Calif. During
World War II he served with
Fighter Squadron 17 which participated NSLI Policyholders EligibleFor
in the Bougainville and
Rabaul Campaigns in the Pacific
and with Fighter Squadron 10 Disability Income RiderMany
aboard the USS Intrepid whichwas

rI : involved. in the Okinawa veterans visiting Veterans Administration officesare
Campaign.HE unaware of the low-cost total disability income rider now
ALSO HAS served as skip- available to GI insurance (NSLI) policyholders, according to
per .of Basic Training Squadron B. J. Gannon, officer'in charge of the Jacksonville VA office.A .

p 2 with the Training Command at new law in 1958 permitted health and under 60, the rider

Corpus Christi, Texas; as opera- World War II and Korean con- may be attached to any NSLI
tions officer, Tactical Air Con- flict veterans to attach a new
for limited
policy, except a num-
trol Squadron two, Norfolk; as low-cost disability income riderto ber sold to service-disabled vet-

L r. b administrative officer, Naval Air their policies that would pay erans since April 1951.
( Y f Y Y!ti: : a
Technical 'Training Unit, NAS $10 per month for each $1,000 Policyholders whose nearest
Lcd;. George W. Ernst Lcdr. Lauris Learyf face amount of their policy.
Glenview, Ill.; skipper of Fighter birthday is under 41, generallywill
Squadron 33; and in Septemberof POLICYHOLDERS carryingthe not be required to undergoa

f 1955 was assigned to the previous maximum of $5 per physical examination. The pre-

Navy's Office of Information in month disability income rider, mium cost of the rider varies according -
Washington where he served until also were permitted to increase to the policyholder'sage

October 1957 as Head of the their coverage to the new $10 type of policy, and its face
Public Inquiries Division. limit for a small increase over amount.In .

Comdr. Schub, who has held premiums.what they are paying in added pointing out the value of

} the rank of commander since
benefit Gan-
this insurance ,
4Y Under the new-type rider, new
July 1953, has the Distinquished
policyholders who become totally non said a typical example wouldbe
Flying Cross with five stars; disabled from any cause before that of a 40-year-old veteran
twelve Air Medals; the Presi- age 60 and while their rider is in with a $10,000 NSLI term policy,
dential Unit Citation; and other effect, will begin receiving pay- who would pay only $1.60 per
: i ::'jv? ry y campaign and theatre decora ments after the total disabilityhas month extra for the rider and
existed for six consecutive would receive $100 per month in
tions. months, Gannon pointed out. income benefits if he became
The Commander looks forwardto Payments will then continue for totally disabled.

l his tour of duty and the renewal the duration of the disability, Payments to the veteran under
:: .
; BMC of old acquaintances in the regardless of length.IF the rider do not reduce the face
William Bond. AEC John C. Lane.
Jax area. THE VETERAN is in good amount of the policy.





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2 JAX AIR 29 June 1961

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J11 xamwsNAS New DependentID CIVIL SERVICENews

Card IssuedThe

In Review
JacktonvilltCipt. new Defense Depart- '
James R. Reedy __...------ .. ..Comm.nding; Officer
Comdr. Robert Nelson I __.......... Executive Officer ment ID card for dependentswill .
NAB Six Fleet Air Jacksonville make it more difficult for
has been made
them by the
Capt. Grayiton H. w K f. --,, -_.............._Cnmm rwW Fleet| Air Jacksonville some to get civilian medical Probers Hit "Quickie"Jobs ,
Capt. Nelson M. n *rl___.-_----_-....Command.r N.v.l Air Bases 6ND committee. fIt \
Fleet Air Wing Eleven and hospital care at govern For Retired Men has been pointed out that

Capt. Renfro Turner, }'._..-,:...._...........-......_ ..._.._.Commander ment expense. in instances a military
Comdr. Murlin W. Alley_...._. Chief Staff Officer The forms, DD 1172 (application "Quickie appointments" in Defense some of-
Naval Air Technical Unit in which military ficer or a master sergeant retireson
Training agencies,
Capt. Robert J. Fleming.._, ,.r., ....,.._.,. Commanding Officer ) and 1173 (ID card) are officers and enlisted men retire Friday and goes to work in
Comdr. Marion K. Smith --___......_...-.Executive Officer now on order and should arrive and then are immediately hired the same job the following Mon
Naval Hospital at the NAS Personnel Office -
civilian. These
Capt. William L Engl m.n-......?-.?.......__......... Commanding officer after they leave service in the day as a retired
Tolin. by August. The new forms military personnel thus draw two
Capt. Stephen H. Executive officer same job they have been doingall
Naval Air Reserve Training Unit must be used after October 1. in the military, is being pay checks from the Governmentone
Capt. F. H. Holt. ._..........____ V Commanding officer The Defense Dept. found along for their retired militarypay
Comdr. William M. Miller_....__....._..._._.._Executive Officer investigated.A .
Printed that some persons treated House Civil Service Subcom- and one as a civilian em-
commercially with non-appropriated funds In Jacksonville, Florida at
no expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P.35 Rev. July under the Medical care pro mittee is investigating the situa- ployee.
1958. Distributed free of charge to military and civilian personnel of Fleet Air gram have had bills paid by tion in which it was disclosedthat I The Air Force is the worst
Jacksonville, Naval Air Station, Naval Air Technical Training Unit, Fleet Air Wing
11, Naval Air Reserve Training Unit and U.S. Naval Hospital. the government for medicalcare these officers and former offender, the subcommittee re-
Service Information Officer ..-__Comdr. Alex N. Mclnnis, Jr. provided before they enlisted men are immediatelyhired ports. The Army also engages in
Assistant Service Information Officer.._.___......Andrev* H. Waney were eligible for such care. as high-salaried civilians such practices, but not on the
JOSN News Editor-Arthur A. Slocumb; Staff-Mae Spencer JOt> Sandy Martinson The new form will containthe with civil service status. scale the Air Force does;
; Ralph Bailey, AA. Photographer-Joy Beccart, PH2.
Member of North Florida Industrial Editors Association and Southern and International effective dates of eligibilityfor Charges that these jobs are The Navy is reported as not
Councils of Industrial Editors. civilian medical care and "civilianized" and their written doing too much of this, but the
The Jax Air News Is a member of the Armed Forces Press Service. Material "tailor
job qualifications are subcommittee criticizes the
should cut down on the abuseof Navy
In this
appearing publication can be reprinted providing credit Is given. Photographs -
unless otherwise credited, are official U.S. Navy Photographs. Medical care. made," so that only the retired for hiring retired enlisted men
Editorial offices located In Room 230 Main Administration Building. Phone military men involved can fill such as master sergeants from
extensions 8164, 656, 272 or 216. the Marine Corps and chief war-

rant officers for apprentice jobs,
I I even though these men are between -
JulyFourth Meaning 30 and 45 years of age.

'_' ) The subcommittee declares that
_
a -. ___ _____ _____ apprentices for the various skilled -
Needs RestatementIndependence r K 4C lS jobs in the Navy should come

from young men in their late
Day through the years has come to meanso teens or 20s.
many different things to so many of us that visitors from : & ,# The House is also delv-
abroad can be pardoned for seeing it as no more than what ___ group
the British call a Bank Holiday-when commercial activitiesare ing into the use of military per-
suspended and people take off to the seashore and other sonnel in civil service jobs pre- I
___ 'r viously filled by civilians, and
resort spots for a good time. _____
BUT WE AS AMERICANS should never let July 4th 3 he practice of hiring retired mili-

totter from its eminence on the calendar of history to become tary personnel for already estab-
a day of hot dogs and hamburgers and soda pop, of lished civil service jobs.
highway carnage and boating mishaps. It is Independence These practices have greatly
Day. the day on which the Declaration of Independence was disturbed civilian employees in
adopted-not signed- 185 years ago marking the birth ofa the defense establishment, says
nation. Rep. James Davis, (Dem., Ga.)
That document can never become for us a mere state chairman of the subcommitteeand
paper displayed in Washington-a venerable parchment. Bun Bray, the group's chief
America's destiny is embodied in it, and that destiny was investigator.
born in the ordeal of revolution which brave men laid down Civilian employees feel their
their wordly goods and their lives for freedom from a tryant. > e 'fItI chances of advancement have
"WE DARE NOT FORGET today that we are the heirsof been stymied and that a double]
that first revolution/' said President Kennedy in his Inaugural ( 4 ; standard exists as far as civilian
Address. "Let the word go forth from this time and and military personnel are con- \
place, to friend and foe alike, that the torch has been passedto cerned, it is pointed out.
a new generation of Americans-born in this century ti :
tempered by war. disciplined by a hard and bitter peace Beneficial SuggestionCash
of the Month
proud of ancient heritage and unwilling to witness RECEIVE COMMENDATIONS-Bluejacket
our or
and Outstanding Plane Captain of the Month honors at Attack
Awards Increased
permit the slow undoing of those human rights to which this Squadron 44 have been given J. Marfinetz ADJ2 (right), andC.
nation has always been committed today at home and around R. Stalnaker, AN, respectively. Marfinetz was commendedfor The amount of cash awards
the world." his outstanding performance of duty in Power Plants as Government employees receive
Our ancient heritage-there were no hot dog stands at night check F9F-8T crew leader. Stalnaker was cited for serv- under the beneficial suggestion
ice captain the F9F line. Comdr. A. L. Detweiler.
as plane on
Valley Forge, but there was an iron will that led to York- skipper of VA.44 presented the commendations. program has been raised by the
town. Independence Day is indeed a holiday. It celebratesthe Civil Service Commission.In .
devotion to a free way of life that fired the founders of
many cases the cash awards
our country. To use the words of the men who signed the Record will be
Valions Set Flight more than double] the
Declaration, when in the course of human events it becomes old amounts. Under the old pro-
necessary to reaffirm their great vision at any cost of blood
gram, employees received $10 for
and sacrifice and effort in the Armed Forces will
we
prove Med
their worthy inheritors. With Sixth Fleet In suggestions resulting in savingsof
$1 to $200; five percent on
(Special to Jax Air News) savings $200 to $10,000; an addi-
The Careless SeasonOne WITH ThE SIXTH FLEET IN THE MEDITERRANEAN tional 24 percent for savings
"Fly, fly," seemed to be the word, and Valions of between $1000 to $10,000; and an

of the greatest pleasures any man can hope to Attack Squadron 15 flew 1,406 carrier based flight. additional one-half of one per-
achieve is complete relaxation-the total absence of nervous hours for May. Not only is this figure unprecedented with cent on savings of $10,000 to
the Naval Air Force Atlantic Fleet or Sixth Fleet in recent $100,000 or more.
strain and tension. We live in a world of speed and noise
and tumult. Comes summer and we make plans to get away years, but more probably marks another milestone for Under new regulations, the
from it all-especially at times like the July 4th holiday next Naval Aviation in this it's Golden Anniversary year. following schedule will apply;

week-but in too many cases the planning generates new The 1,406 hours in the versa- lions dropped 1,576 practice savings of. $50 to $300, an awardof
''pressures. and drains our energies. tile and durable AD6 from the bombs and fired 18,806 rounds of $15; $301 to $10,000, cash
Nothing bears this out more than the accident rate durIng decks of the USS Franklin D. 20mm ammunition.One award of $15 for the first $300 in
such seasonal holiday periods as people flock to the Roosevelt (CVA-42)), included witness of the VA-15 rec- benefits and $5 for each addi-
beaches and mountains Intent on getting the most out of a 300 day arrested landings and ord breaking month in process tional $100 or fraction thereof;
holiday or vacation. Often it seems that some of them are 107 night arrestments for' a total I was Vice Adm. John T Hayward. savings of $10,001 to $20,000, cash
on a holiday from elementary good sense-they drive too landing mark of 407. VA-15 is The Deputy Chief of Naval I award of $500 for the first $10-
fast and recklessly they drink immoderately they play too commanded by Comdr. Ted L. Operations for development was 000 in benefits and $5 for each
hard. Result: exhaustion jangled nerves, mental fatigue and Farrell and is a component of 'aboard the FDR for an opera- additional $20 or fraction thereof -
many many accidents. Carrier Air Group One. tional visit where he also saw a ; savings of $20,001, to $100,000,
It's possible to genuinely relax while being careful to Throughout this intensive" day I fire power demonstration by the cash award of $150 for the first
observe simple rules of health and safety. Caution in driv- and night period, all operationswere Valions and CVG-1. $20,000 in benefits and $5 for

ing, swimming and boating, avoidance of overexposure to unmarked by accident or each additional $10,000 or frac-
sun, sensible eating habits can all make for a maximum enjoyment incident. A wife, trying hard to belit- tion
of a holiday or vacation. Flight training for the period tle her husband remarked: thereof; $100,001 or more
The servicemen and women who surrender themselvesto had VA-15 pilots on simulatedlow "He doesn't know a thing i savings, $1,150 for the first $100-
the pleasure and novelty of unaccustomed surroundings, level strike missions over about music. In fact he doesn't '. 000 in benefits, and $5 for each
content to drift with the currents of nature, are nourished by Turkey, Greece, Italy, and Ly- even know the difference be- additional $5,000 or fraction
the best of all tonics-peace of mind. bia. In ordnance work, the Va- tween Rimski and Korsakov." I thereof.Page .





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29 June 1961 JAX Am NEWS Page 3



O&R Employee Bargain Close-Out Sale


Amasses 40


Years Service On Standard Last Shoes


A bargain price on "standard last" shoes will be made

On completion of 40 years fed- effective July 1 announces Lcdr. L. E. Sutherland, Clothing

eral service last week, 35 yearsas Sales Officer. A limited quantity of the shoes will be sold at

a Navyman and five as a z: $3.00 per pair at the Mainside Clothing and Small Stores,

civil service employee, NewmanR. Building 953.

Willis, of Overhaul and Re- This specially reduced price i:s

pair Department, was presenteda offered in order to clear existing

in of his stocks of shoes which
pin recognition achievement remnant
.. .
: were procured by the separate IfYa'Ask

Capt. James R. Reedy, com- It \ : services prior to the single mana-

manding officer of NAS Jax, ger procurement now in effectfor
made the award during informal "geometric last" shoes. UsWould

ceremonies in his office. : a 3t; The old Navy shoes, a favorite

with many for years, are being
Willis enlisted in the Navyin you move to another
"phased out" in favor of the to inherit an estate wortha
December 1920 and remained country
continuously in naval service +,,4as ; ,S V2 newer style intended for wear quarter of a million dollars un-
by all services. Price on the new der the conditions that you must
approximately 35 years. At the U.S. citizenship, become -
shoes will be $6.00.E. give up your
time of his retirement from active a citizen of that country
C. Glennon storekeeper first I and live there the rest of
duty in June 1955, his rank was your
that of lieutenant commander.In AWARDED 40.YEAR PIN Newman R. Willis (right), class, supervisor of the clothing life?
Production Dispatcher in the Dispatch Division of Overhauland unit, said that the bargain price
September 1955, Willis en- Repair Department at NAS Jax received the Navy's will apply only as long as stocksare "No! Only an idiot would do

tered federal service here with anchor-type: lapel pin for 40 years federal service. Capt. JamesR. available. Customers that. I have been in most of the
O&R where he is a production Reedy NAS commanding officer, presented Willis the pin may .. countries and l'
check the bulletin board in the
during informal ceremonies in his office.
dispatcher in the Dispatch Divi- a
in comparisonwith
mainside store to determine if
sion. the size they want is available. the United

"Like all clearance bargains, States they
Now EnrollIn
VP-16 Promotions Employees May sales will be final, with no opportunity i don't meet our

for exchanges", Glen- standards o fI
Loads non stated. 1 1 v i n g.
SquadronWith Polio Insurance GroupThe I+I wouldn't live

LieutenantsAround anywhere except -
1 in the

Patrol Squadron 16 annual enrollment of NAS 1 Program would be to the .,. .. ......U.S." Lcdr.
Jax subject
civilian employees in the .rThurscLty
area this week there are so many Showalter Len a d M.
r
| "double coverage" provisions of
lieutenants Polio Insurance Group is now
that
new vet-
even
t eran observers there arc having beginning, the Industrial Rela- the plan they selected. Showalter Officer in Charge,

trouble keeping abreast of the tions Department reports. "; Cost of a family contract which June 29 Radar Bomb Scoring Unit, Opera-

, promotions without a squadron Employees may enroll in the covers employee, spouse and all tions Dcpt.
Mainside
I When The Clock
unmarried children to the
roster. program or renew existing con- up age
tracts any time i from July I of 21 is $4.00 per year. Cost ofa Strikes, 1900 only. "No, I wouldn't. I am going to
Fourteen officers
denoting 31
percent of Patron 16's officer 3 through July 21. Effective date single contract. is ,$2.00 per only.NATTUnit-Big Combo, 1900 Europe for three. to six months

of new policies will be 14 days year. after I : .:":. '
compliment, were selected for get out :.: '/ ,
Hospital-Sanctuary 1900 '
only. I ':' : ..: ,
-t after the anniversary date of the Employees renewing or submitting :
two stripe rank and their promotions of the Navy. I : : /
' Station group, which is July 25. new applications must Friday, June 30 S}
I
effected this week. am going to !t.. f jI.
The Polio Insurance Plan pro- I submit a personal check, bank Mainside-The Right Approach, ,.. (:
In addition, VP-16 scored 100
1900 only. Holland to visit
vides protection in the amountof I or postal money order in the i
percent when three of its officers .
$10,000 for each subscriber and amount of the premium with NATTUnit-When The Clock some relativesbut

: who applied for regular individual covered, and covers their application. Such payment Strikes, 1900 only. I have lived f.\. .

Navy status were all selected and expenses incurred during a three- should be made: payable to the Hospital Big Combo, 1900 here in the ;' '
"shipped over" for a regular ca- f ;:
year period from date of diag- Pacific Mutual Life InsuranceCo. only. ;;"
reer. The new career U.S. all my life '
men are
1\ nosis of polio, up to the $10,000 I Saturday, July 1 t
Lieutenant W. F. Bankowski, and like it t.
Lt F. amount. Necessary forms and additional Mainside-The Young Savages, ..
(jg) C. Holt, and Ltjg( ) J. ;
R. C. Truax. Lt. Bankowski Amounts allowed for each type I information can be obtained from 1900 only. here. 1 wouldn't Sherman
expense are not pro-rated and the following departmental NATTUnit The
I rep- Right Ap-
played a dual role since he was give up my citizenship for any-
also of the the treatment and care provided I resentatives: O&R, Mary E. Dun- proach, 1400 and 1900.
one promoted.
group under the policy covers all hos- bar; Public Works, (Mainte- Hospital When The Clock thing in the world." Gail N.

Other new lieutenants includeH. pital and medical expenses, cost nance), Janice Hogan; (Trans- Strikes, 1900 only.Sunday Sherman, Navy Relief
W. Alton, M. E. Windham, of rental of iron lung, braces
I portation) Viola Higginbotham;
F. L. Hering, T. W. Mills, C. G. and other similar mechanical i (Bldg. 902)). Earline Jacobsen; July 2 "Oh, No! I am a retired Navy
Wingfield, P. F. Bauer Jr. E. C. Mainside Dondi, 1400 and
equipment, nursing care and (Utilities). Jeanette Reilly; Sup- chief and have worked in Special
I
Holcombe, R. M. Kraft, S. B. 1900.
transportation. The Plan pays regardless I ply, Beulah Wise; Comptroller, Services a lot and have received
Sloane F. G. Edison, T. J. Ma- of hospitalization or NATTUnit-The Young Sav-
guire, B. W. Barton and R. W. medical expense any plans which a Betty Jo Barthlow; Security, ages, 1400 and 1900. f' '" f many benefits

Wright. person may have; however, employees -I I William II. Harden, Jr., Miscellaneous Hospital-The Right Approach, in the Navy

covered under the Federal ..(Admin.), Grace Caldwell 1900 only. that I wouldn't

: Employees Health Benefit I I ; (IRD), Raymond Datres. Monday, July 3 receive in another -
Fleet Air Phcto I
Mainside-One Foot In Hell, .. country.No .

Lab Gives AssistTo 1900 only. t amount of
NATTUnit-Dondi, 1900 only.
+ money is worth
HMS Hospital-The Young .Savages,
LynxIn 1900 only giving up my

the finest tradition of international i Tuesday, July 4 U.S. citizen-

assistance, Light Photo- r Mainside-Grass Is Greener, Madonna ship for." Ray-

graphic Squadron 62's Fleet Air I 1900 only.
I mond A. Madonna, Aircraft
Photo Lab at NAS helped out ; i ., NATTUnit-One Foot In Hell,
the crew of the HMS Lynx, a I 1900 only. Metal Fabricator, O&R."That's .

British anti-aircraft frigate,while Hospital-Dondi, 1900 only. ridiculous and Iwouldn't
they were docked in Jackson-
Wednesday July 5 do it. A of
quarter a
ville on June 17 and 18. )
Mainside-Ulysses, 1900 only. million dollarsis
Prior to entering port in Jack- ( ;
sonville, the Lynx had exposed .". .' /j"PJ :..... ..., 1900 NATTUnit-Grass only. Is Greener, a lot of "cab

several rolls of both color and bage1 but its .
Hospital-One Foot In Hell .. .
black and white film during rou- just not worth k':;:
tine fleet operations. Since the 1 t I /f)4 k 1900 only.
it. It is worth } ,
ship did not possess the neces- '
more to me I
sary equipment to process the Honor GraduateEdward s '
to be !
film, it contacted ComFairJaxupon just an ,I
J. Bowles
+ AEAA, of
arrival in Jacksonville, requesting American citi-
'''S ji .frr Salina, Kan., was selected as
44 } .l
assistance. honorman of the Aviation Elec- zen than all the #I- ." .,. .. !
r' V ":t> !
ComFairJax in turn forwarded ..r w'F4aawrrc kwoow.! al alA trician's Mate Class A School at money in the Barber

the request to VFP-62's Fleet WORD OF PRAISE-Comdr. V. M. Bulshefski (left). graduation exercises last Fridayat world. I wouldn't be in the Navyif
Air Photo Lab, who completedthe Chief of Nurses at the Naval Hospital here received words of the Naval Air Technical Train-
job, evidencing another fine praise in a letter of commendation read and presented her by ing Unit. I didn't want to remain in our

example of international coopera- Capt. William L. Engleman, Hospital commanding officer last Bowles has been transferred to ; country." William A. Barber, AA,
week as she departed for classes at the Naval PostgraduateSchool
tion between the British and Monterey, Calif. Comdr. Bulshefski had been here since the Air Reconnaissance Squadron reserve with VS-741.

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R French Officers Visit



;' ':% UnitsBoth
? K? Cecil, NAS Photo


Light Photographic Squadron 62 of NAS Cecil

Field and Heavy Photographic Squadron 62 at NAS Jax were

hosts last week to three French officers who are in the

United States to study photographic reconnassance techni-

ques of the U.S. Navy with a view toward the coordinationof

iir lies.While techniques between the United States and its Western Al-


visiting VFP-62, the
group was briefed by Comdr.R. ment aboard the USS FranklinD.

A. Koch, the squadron's Photo- Roosevelt in the Mediter-
the ranean, where they observed
graphic Officer, on cameras
and film used in its photographic VFP-62 personnel performingunder

j reconnaissance support of the actual operating conditions.The .

Atlantic Fleet. visiting group consisted of

,. _____ The visitors also toured the I Lt. Col. Paul LaFouasse, of the

fleet Air Photographic Laoort- French Air Ministry; Maj. Ro-

tory here at the Station. This bert Huet, from the French

laboratory, part of VFP-62's facilities Army; and Capt. Jacques Fargier,

in the Jax area, developsall from the French Air Force. They

aerial photos taken by naval were accompanied by Everett

VISITORS-Three French officers visited both VFP.62 and VAP-62 facilities last units in the vicinity. While in Greinke, from the Photographic

week as a part of their week-long tour of naval aerial photographic units on the east coast seek Jax, they also visited the facili- Division of the Bureau of Naval
ing out late methods and ideas that will be presented to the French Air Ministry for possible ties of Heavy Photographic
adoption. Here Comdr. Ward L. Berkey (left), an i Comdr. John E. Cousins, VAP-62 executive and Weapons, and E. G. Barnes
commanding officers repsectively, join in explain ng some of the intricacies of an A3D.2P jet Squadron 62. and Edward Monsour, from
engine to (left to right) LtCol. P. LaFouasse, Major R. Huet and Capt. J. Fargier. Prior to coming to the U.S.
-- this same group of French officers the Naval Photographic Inter-

visited VFP-62's detach- pretation Center.

Credit Union Offers Great I Contest To Select


Station InsigneIs Vice Adm. Anderson Named

Opportunity To Save MoneyAn

ExtendedIn For CNO Post On August 1

the interest of greater
engineer employed at NAS
Jax confidentially tells of this ceive dividends on his savings. enthusiasm and spirit of com- The announcement in Washington last Thursday of the

true experience. The same $50 previously placedin petition, the NAS Jax Insigne appointment of Vice Adm. George W. Anderson Jr., to be-

Early in 1955, he and his wife savings is now being used to Contest deadline has been extended come Chief of Naval Operations on August 1 has been fol-

decided to move into a larger payoff the loan. They still have to July 31. lowed by information from Secretary of the Navy John B.

home but lacked sufficient funds over $3,000 in their savings ac- This will give all hands Connally of his gratification and pleasure in the selection.

to promote the deal. His salaryat : count. I more time to prepare and sub- secretary- uonnauy said. thatthe
His salary has now been increased I mit their entries. The contestis
that time was about $6,200 an- placing of names for con-
naull;;. and he discovered they I to $8,500 and he has that i being conducted to selectan sideration by the Secretary of
much more to take care of extra official insigne for the Sta-
were living up the entire amount, Defense and President for a suc-
with nothing but insurance set costs incurred by the move. tion.All cessor to Adm. Arleigh A. Burke
"The finest engineering dealI
aside as savings. hands, civilian and mili- when he completes his CNO term
have and this
They decided to force them- ever promoted, tary, aboard the Station are and retires, was the most diffi-
time for benefit said
selves to put $50 a month into my own eligible to enter. The winning cult decision he has had to make.
Mr. Engineer.
the Jax Navy Federal Credit design will bring a $50 U.S. "My proposal of Vice Admiral
Have problem of similar
a
Union To their amazement, they nature and you want financial Savings Bond while second and Anderson to fill those shoes was
discovered this could be done some third best will be good for a made following studies started
counselling? Your Credit Union
with some small sacrifices. Today $25 Savings Bond each. Any
months when I
five ago assumedmy
located in Building 39 will be
some five years later, the individual may submit more ri2Jes said
office" Connally and
happy to work out your problem ,
dream house The state-
appeared. than one entry.
holding all matters in strictest "I did not impose on myself any
ment from the Credit Union confidence.A Designs must follow the instructions restriction that the officer chosenbe

showed $3.264 savings. as listed in NAS Jax from any particular field of

It was necessary:: to have crystal-gazer informing her Notice 5030 and must be sub- subspecialization. Surface ship

$3,000 to cover the down pay- client said, "My fee of $25 for mitted to the Service Infor- officers, submariners and aviatorswere
ment and other costs. He borrowed -
mation Office, Box Two, all considered.
one reading entitles you to two
this amount, placing his
Main Administration Buildingby
questions." "The range of seniority was
shares as collateral against the
31.
"Isn't that large for July very broad and attention to Career -
loan. In this manner, he could a sum
arrange for 60 monthly pay- just two questions?" asked the patterns was decidedly sub-
NEW CNO Vice Admiral ordinate to the judgment of the
startled sitter.
ments at $i0 a month, plus interest -
Classified George W. Anderson, Jr., will potential of the officers under
"Yes madam it is
He now was able to get repliedthe
"
the loan at a reduced rate, and fortune-teller. "And now forI become Chief of Naval Opera- consideration.
tions on August 1, succeedingAdm. Admiral Anderson served in
at the same time continue to re- I your second question?
FOR SALE A. Burke who the Jax
Arleigh area as late as 1959,
Cedar Hills-3 bdrm., 1% bath; J. A. will retire. Admiral Anderson operating out of the Mayport
King, DCC, SP 14318.'
served in the Jax Area in 1959 Naval Station aboard the USS
I Brick Home-6 rms.; Mrs. Charles Al-
> cWEEFc bany, EV 75721. as Commander Carrier DivisionSix Saratoga, as Commander Carrier

> Cedar Hills-3 bdrm., 2 bath, $76.07per aboard the USS Saratoga. Division Six.Marine's.

mo. J. M. Fredrickson, SP 10684.
;
Jax Beach-Part furn., 3 rm. Iwr.; Mrs.
c'tQ, 1960 Mobile Home-50' x 10'; W. P.Mohr Padrick, EV 7.3658 after 1615. Captain
Ext. 495 or EV 9-8448 after 1700. Avail July 1-2 bdrm. house, part

"It doesn't make good senseS 6510 Burgunday Road S.-3 bdrm., furn., Orange Park; W. X. Tarr, CO William
I 11 J batr, brick; Donett, SP 14089. 49773. Burnett
when life
endanger
? you your : Mobile Home-1 bdrm., 30' 8', $60
Lakeshore-3 bdrm.; N. C. Woods, x
1 or the lives of others becauseof AOC, EV 82167. per mo.; Mrs. W. A. Howard, SP 1-2266, Retires On ThirtyMarine
SP.1-3211.
or Ext. 567.
downright carelessness or Brick Home-3 bdrm., 2 bath, kit.
equip opt.; J. I. Keene, EV 7-5430 wk. Avail July 15-3 bdrm, unfurn., Atlantic Captain William L.
,M just plain ignorance-especial- days after 1700. Beach, $120 per mo.; EV 4-6618 Burnett, Marine Aviation De-

ly when it comes to fire 6817 Biddy lane-3 bdrm., 2 bath; after July 5. tachment, Naval Air Technical

1 J safety." J. A. Patren, SP 11935. THIS 'N' THAT Training Unit, will be retired
r t 1. ? Riders To
Memphis-leave Jax July tomorrow at
FOR RENT 1545
formal
"We stand ready to enlightenyou 6 In 1958 Plymouth Station Wagon; during
Murray Hill-2 bdrm., furn. $95 per J. S. King, DCC, SP 1.4318 or Ext. 8395. ceremonies and a parade at the
at your convenience. We Tom Cowen, EV 93374.
mo.; NAS parade field'after
Ride Wanted-N. Edgewood Ave. to having
will set up a class, or classes, 577 Roberts Road-5 rm. house, 2 Bldg. 103, 0730-1600; W. M. Spencer, completed more than 30 years
in bdrm.; EV 86877. Ext. 8107.
fire prevention and protection I service.
Cedar Hills Estates-Furn. rm., bath, Driver Wanted-To drive car from Jax
for your activity, shopor entr., phone. $10 per wk; Kay Knudsen, to Quonset Pt., R.I., In near future; Hollander Capt. Burnett came to MAD
office." SP 13110. Ext. 8507.
from the Marine Corps Recruit
Unfurn House-4 rms., & bath; EV
"To avail of this Ride Wanted-Jax Beach to NAS &
yourself er-
77153. Depot, San Diego, Calif., in 1958
,
turn Mon.-Frl., 0730-1630 Vermillion,
service just give us a call at Unfurn. Apt.-Kit equip.; EV 77153. PN1, Ext. 681.Husband"You. ; and has served as adjutant of
Ocean Front-Furn., wk. or mo., singleor
Ext. 324. The time is NOW- duplex, Atlantic Beach; CH 6-3880. --- the detachment since his arrival.He .

let's go." River Front-31/z rm. apt., kit. equip., used to say I and his
wife
$loo per mo. or rm. In gar., $18 per there was something special aboutme Clara, and
"Fire protection is our bus mo, or efficiency apt., $65 per mo.; EV that you loved." daughter, Rebecca, will continueto

4 ness. Won't you make it 7-7172. Wife-"There was, but we'vespent reside in Jacksonville follow-
Jax Beach-Unfurn., 3 bdrm. upr.;
yours. I Mrs. Padrick, EV 7.3658 after 1615. it all." ing his retirement.



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MadFoxesPan JAXAIR


Handlers Take NEWS SPORTSVarsity



Bowling/ Spots


VP5's Mad Foxes wound up

their season last week with a
Crewmen Sail Away
victory over the VA-44 Hornets

giving them the Mainside Bowl-

ing title. 'With Honors In New YorkJax

Fred Firth took top honors for
4s
the Foxes rolling a high gameof Navy's varsity crew returned -:.
187 and a 540 series. here Monday after giving second using the same men in-

The Foxes are scheduled to several northern competitors a.. terchangeably.Much .

play the NATTU champs this good spanking in last weekend's: of their success has been

week for the Station title. New York Metropolitan Shell I attributed to having practiced ina

Championships.The heavier boat on the usually
Last week the Pan
Handlers
local eleven appeared to choppy St. Johns river.
captured the Women's league be standard-sized whose
a crew, According to oarsman-coach

championship by trouncing the average height is well above six Ltjg( ). T. O. Jones of VA-44

Neversails and Untouchables fora feet but they soon dispelled any "They showed me more enthu-

final standing of 15-1. illusions as they streaked aheadof siasm than any other group of

Standings in the leagues as of the New York Athletic Club young athletes I have ever seen.

Monday were: shell to take the "Junior Eight" The crew rowed up to their capa-

Men Women event. In the remaining five bilities for only having had four

VP-5 M.F. 28Pen H. 151 r 4r races Tax never placed less than months experience against pri-

VA-44 Hor. 239 Pen Quenei 79 vate clubs and collegiates who've
VP-30 "A" 17-11 Grounders 79 ComFcf/YJox VA-44
had much more time On the wa-
VAP-62)S.W.) 18-14 Nevertaili 6-10
VA-165 B. 13.19 Untouchables ter as a team"The
5-11
Undefeated GolfersOnly
--- -
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A/C M. 'A" 12-20 _;: team members include
Feetu "A" 10-18( two teams remained in
?agt>sg?; coxswain David Boardman Bill
VAP 62 3rd C 10-22
-
S.L.H. 923Gifford iI I the undefeated column in Main- McGowan Ray Miller Bob Cha-

k H I side intramural golf play on pin Ron Lawrence Jim Alfree

Monday. ComFairJax continuesto Ed Burchell Earl Schwartz, Jim
FOXY KEGLERS These five Mainside Bowling League hold Neff and Rubin.
a two-game edge over Jerry
Wins I champs from Patrol Squadron 5 trounced the cold Attack
Squadron 44 Hornets 2716 pins to 2568 in last Thursday's final its nearest competitor VA-44 Jax is slated to enter the Independence -

playoff at the Mainside Alleys. The quint is scheduled to clash who has a 6-0 record. Both teams Day Regatta in Phila-

with the NATTU champs this week for the Station title. The have no losses charged against delphia over the July 4 week-
Way To Nat'lPublinx five not-so-mad foxes are (front row left to right), Ronald end. Any aboard the Sta-
Langager, Bruce Logan and Fred Firth (back row), Joe Hur. them. person
ley and Jim Bolin.PaxRiver's. Other team standings in golf tion with collegiate crew experience -

MeetLcdr. play as of Monday were: is invited to vie for a seat
in the local shell.
Hoioital "B" 62 Hospital "A" 25
Sexton Takes Marines 73 AF679th 25 Lt. Jones is a former Univer-

Lew Gifford NAS Jax Faetu 53 Admin 26 sity of Pa., oarsman who rowedin
links NARTU 3/fc-4>/ VP-5 !1. 5 and
champion became the sec- the 1952 and 55 Olympics
A/C Maint. 23 VAP-62 1. 7
ond NAS golfer to win his way All-Navy Match HonorsThe O&R 2th.4th the 55 Pan American Gamest
to the National Public Links golf -

championships.Gifford .

edged Wally Mizell on "cream of the crop" of the 1961 All-Navy Rifle and

an extra hole playoff last Friday Pistol Matches which concluded here last Friday, was re-

to join Tommy Jenkins of Jax tained to battle it out for the next three weeks for positionson

on the two-man Jax team in the the U.S. Navy team which will compete July 25 through

1961 Public Links meet set for August 5 at Camp- Perry Ohio in the National finals.

Royal Oak Mich. Big gun during the five-day
Carapellotti chief aviation fire
hosted
All-Navy competition by
Gifford and Mizell were dead- control technician of NAS Jax,
NAS Jax was Lt.j.g.( ) Joel Sex-
locked for runner-up honors after ton from the Patuxent River went almost unnoticed as he

the 36-hole qualifying round at Naval Command. finished second to the hot shoot-

149 seven strokes behind Jen- ing Sexton. His score of 281 was
Sexton left the awards cere-
kins who finished 71-71-142 over only one notch below Sexton's.In .
monies with literally more trophies -
the Hyde Park Layout. team pistol competition,
plaques and awards than
Gifford edged Mizell on the he could carry. Because of stand- Naval Air Force Pacific rang upa
first extra hole with a four. 1086 score of a possible 1200 to
par ing regulations in some cases he
Lt. Bill beat out by 16 points the Sixth
Scarbrough former had to accept smaller awards

NAS Jax links king and a 1956 than his victory warranted to ND Team.

finalist in the nationals shot himself prevent duplication of prizes. Sexton grabbed the spotlight

out of the berth on the THE FIRST DAY Sexton fireda again on Tuesday with his 245

second hole with a skyrocketingnine scorching 282 of a possible 300 score in the individual rifle com-
petition. Close behind with
on the par four hole. to cop the .45 caliber individual
identical 243 scores were D. E.
championship. Next day he was
Morine, chief equipment operator -
back to register a near perfect
FairJax i VA-35 of the USNTC San Diego,
245 of a possible 250 with the
and C. R. Dover, aviation ord-
.30 caliber M-1 rifle to win both
AF679th Dominate nanceman first class of Pax
the individual rifle competitionand
River.
the aggregate (combinedrifle
Mainside Softball THE CRUISER-DESTROYER
and pistol individual scores).
FORCE Pacific Rifle Team
Fleet
ComFairJax teamedup
continued to dom- On Wednesday Sexton

inate Mainside softball play last with five other marksmen of scored a fine 1431 of a possible t t.uH at turv

week in the American League Pax River to wrap up the team 1500 but had to be disqualified
caliber M-l) rifle competition because of an illegal shooter. Pax
with no close competition in the .30 ( -
River, led by the incomparable
league. In the National with a score of 1432 of a
League 1500. Sexton contributeda Sexton took the match with a
both VA-35 and the Air Force possible
1432 mark.In .
250 believed to
perfect score
679th continue to vie for top .
Thursday's match for CNO
be a Navy "first. This is the
honors with duplicate records of
second consecutive year PRNC Admiral Arleigh A. Burke's
9-2. Bringing up the anchor position World War II battle helmet the
in the National is FAW-11 won the event. Atlantic Fleet romped home with. TOP GUN LtJg( ). Joel S. Sexton of the Patuxent River
On Thursday as he joined the Naval Command poses amidst a portion of the many plaques
with
a 0-12 record. Atlantic Fleet U.S. Navy Com- a 942 score. and trophies which he won during the 1961 All-Navy Rifle and

League standings as of Monday bat Rifle Team Sexton fired The All-Navy Rifle and Pistol Pistol Matches which ended here last Friday. Sexton emergedtop

were: under simulated battle conditions awards were presented last Fri- gun of the matches, winning the individual rifle, individual
the .30 caliber M-1 day by Captain James R. Reedy pistol and aggregate matches and was a member of the winning
with I rifle team and the winning bonus infantry combat match.
American National rifle and the Atlantic Fleet commanding officer of the U.S.

ComFairJu NARTU 12.5 161 1 AF6799th VA.35 9.2 92 I finished nearly 400 points aheadof Naval Air Station Jacksonville.Final AOCS, of NAAS Whiting Field, USNTC San Diego second; C. R.

Marines 12. 5 A.A" 7.3 I their nearest competition.Final Standings: third; and D. L. Hamilton AD2, Dover AO1 of NATTC Patux-

A/C Main 1)). 6 VP.16 7. 4 Score: Atlantic Fleet 942; Pistol (individual) .45 caliber: of NAS S. Weymouth, Mass., ent River Naval Command, third;

Admin. 10-( 7 AP-62 66.. 7 Pacific Fleet, 560; and USNR Ltjg) J. S. Sexton NAS Pa- fourth. H. H. Holmes AN of the USS
Supply 7. 9 VA.165 503. This is the fourth year this tuxent River Naval Command, Rifle (individual) .30 caliber:
OU 6-10 A3D School 39 Independence fourth and G. A.
Hospital 6-10 FAW.11 (0.12 event has been held and is the Md., first; G. D. Carapellotti, Ltjg( ) J. S. Sexton of NAS Pa- ;
Oper.tion.11 first time the Atlantic Fleet won. AQC of NATTU NAS Jackson- tuxent River Naval Command Krach, AN of NAS Patuxent

hetu .12 ON THE FIRST DAY G. D. ville, second; B. F. Preston, Md., first;' D. E. Morine EOC, of River Naval Command. fifth.Z9 .
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,,,?C',:>' ', ,::;',,(,,?,*{,9..!... .. ,' .. :>: Sea Cadets Hold

I Ten To Retire TomorrowIn ", : ": :'" '" : :\::;; \ j.l': : : ::f:::!'::,;r,' ;::::!,;Y1), :; ":! Initial MeetingSome


P 30 young men from the
', ':'
', 4I
Combined CeremonyKenneth Jacksonville area attended the

initial organizational meeting of
Craig.CAPTAIN the Combat Information Centerat the Jacksonville Sea Cadet

HEAD who is a NAS Glynco, Ga. has been P. Squadron held here last Friday.

veteran of 30 years service, is a named to succeed Comdr. Nelson. First meeting was for the pur-

native of Barcroft, Va. lIe was A name familiar with sports 4?' pose of taking applications and

graduated from the Naval Accad- fans a few years back, Capt. 4 to explain missions and tasks of

emy in 1931 and subsequently! Fred Borries will also be retir- the group, which is sponsored by

advanced to the rank of Captainin ing. Known to fans as "Buzz" the Navy League of the United

July 1950. Borries, he was selected as All- States.

Captain Head came to Jax American in both football and

from Ent AFB, Colo., where he basketball in 1934 while at the Eligible candidates are young
between the of 14 and
men ages
was Director, Operational Eva- Naval Academy He was gradu-
17 to military
willing accept
luation ,on the staff of the Com- ated from the Academy in 1935. pro-
cedures and training. There is no
mander in Chief, North American A NATIVE OF Louisville, Ky.,
military obligation incurred as a
Air Defense Command. In I Borries will be leaving the service -
result of membership in the
March 1960 he was presentedwith I after 26 years. Prior to returning .T..S h444 c l.ySe':
the award of the Legion of I to Jacksonville to retire, k>< group.

Merit in recognition of his per- he served as commanding officerof Capt. Norman Anderson, USN
VAP-82 SAILOR OF THE MONTH Ch ltr Todd quartermaster has announced that few
(Ret.) a
formance of duty in the North Transport Squadron 21 at NAS second claw, (right is congratulated by his skipper ,
vacancies still remain. The next
American Defense Command. Barbers Point, T. H. Comdr. John E. Cousin and simultaneously awarded a letter of
During World War II, Captain I He earned his wings in 1938 appreciation for a Job well done in being selected as the meeting is scheduled for July 7,

Head commanded Scouting I and was with Utility SquadronTwo squadrons Sailor of the Month. An engraved cigarette lighter at 1900 at the Technical Train-

Squadron 34, engaging in inshore aboard the USS Lexington bearing the squadron insignia, and a 72-hour liberty pass were ing Building, NARTU. Captain
him for his accomplishment. Todd was chosen on
also given be reached at EV
Anderson
when the ship sunk in May can
anti-submarine and was
patrol < the basis of his immaculate military appearance professional
escort of shipping activities off 1942 in the battle of the Coral performance and leadership abilities. 7-4144.

the East Coast and also served* Sea. After duty at Naval Station

as an anti-submarine air group Green Cove Springs, he returned Little Leaguers Brace For Home Stretch

commander with Fleet Air Wing to sea aboard the escort carrier I

Nine, with additional duty 'as USS Gambier Bay which also In Front SeatThe
With
task group commander, Eastern I was.sunk off Samar, Philippines. Half-Pints, Sparkie s

Sea Frontier. in October 1944.

SUCCEEDING Captain Head After duty aboard the USS! conclusion for the of the ax-Or-1961 !I eight Major League clubs, each menting the treasury, and main-

will be Capt. Charles L. Moore, Midway and at NAS Pensacola, season Navy with an affiliate Minor League tenance of the field.A .
fast
Jr presently commanding offi- he came to Jax as skipper of Pa- tega Little with League action is slatedto approaching squad, is presently playing the fine brand of baseball is

cer of NAS Barber's Point, T. H. trol Squadron Five until Febru- second half of its schedule.AS played six nights each week and

Captain Moore is expected to arrive ary 1951. close in mid July. all hands are cordially invitedto
The circuit, which features OF MONDAY the Fore-
sometime in August. CAPT. BORRIES has also served attend. There is no admission
most Half Pints and the AE
Closing out his naval career as training officer of CommanderFleet Lcdr. Lauris Leary, Service Information charge.
School nine were leading the
that has spanned 30 years is Air Wings, Atlantic; as Officer on the staff of and minor circuits STANDINGS
major re-
Capt. Thomas B. Haley, the station's executive officer of NAS Pensa- Commander Fleet Air Jackson- Majors Miners
The Half Pints took
spectively. Foremost 7-2 .778 AE Schl. 6-1 .856
Overhaul and Repair Of- cola; on the staff of Commander; ville, has the distinction of retiring -
over the lead with two solid Suddath 6-3 .667 VP-5 6-4 .600
ficer. His responsibility since in Chief, Naval Forces, Eastern on 20 years at the same NARTU 5-3 .625 Senators 5-4 ASS
wins last week in a 3 to 1 ver-
July 1958 has been to managethe Atlantic and Mediterannean; and place where he earned his wings. VA-44 5-4 .555 ComFairJax
dict McDuff's Hot Point anda
largest single industrial commanding officer of NAJ He[ was commissioned here at over 4.4 .500
plantin 1 to 0 shutout over King Size AE Schl. 5-4 .555 NAS Sup. 4.4 ..400U.
northeast Florida Columbus, Ohio. For his services NAS Jacksonville in December
employingsome : Coke. The AE "Sparkies" con- Elec. 3-5 .375 VA-44 3-5 .375
2900 persons.A he has earned the Bronze Star 1941.His McDuff 2-6 .250 Togers 3-6 .333
tinued their hold on first spot
native of Lebanon with "V", the Navy Commendation early career was spent KingS. C. 1-7,125 NARTU 2-7.222
Tenn.
in the Minor League, thumpingthe
Captain Haley, is a 1930 graduate Ribbon with "V", Presidential with transport squadrons, having ComFairJax Little Admirals, The coming week's schedule:

of the Naval Academy and Unit Citation, AsiaticPacific served with Transport. 6 to 2. I Friday, June 2, King Size Coke

received his Navy wings in 1931. Medal with four stars, and : Squadron One, 11, 12, 8 and 441 vs VA-44; Saturday, June 3,

He is a qualified pilot and not other campaign and theatre until June J949. He has servedas A non-profit organization, and 0900, McDuff vs United Electric,
medals and ribbons. administrative officer of Com- in its second year of operation,
all O&R officers in the Navy are 1300, Suddath vs NARTU; and
necessarily pilots. He received a Comdr. Donald G. White, ad- mander Fleet Air Guam; on staffof the Navy Jax-Ortega Little Lea- 1700, Foremost vs AE School;

masters degree in aeronautical ministrative officer on the staffof Commander Fleet Air Whid- gue has firmly established itselfin Monday, June 5, VA-44 vs Mcr
Commander Naval Air Bases bey; and as assistant operations the state of Florida. Last year
engineering from MIT in 1939. Duff; Tuesday, June 6, Foremostvs
Sixth Naval District, departs officer at NAS Sanford. He is a the League's all-star team, rep- United Electric; an Wdednes-

CAPTAIN HALEY has served after 26 years Navy service. native of Colton, Ohio.A resenting District Two of the day, June 7, AE School vs Sud-

aboard various stations and ships Born in Stroud, Okla., he attended VETERAN of 30 years service eight Florida districts, battled its dath.

during his career. He was execu- Arkansas Polytechnical Lcdr. George W. Ernst, has way through the play-off com- All schedules are for double-

tive officer of the USS Boxer in College and Utah State College.He chosen to be retired in Jax. He petition all the way to the finals. headers, with the exception of
the Pacific in 1945
{ ficer ; was O&R Of- was commissioned in August comes here from duty aboard the THIS YEAR. Blue Angel Parkat Saturday, June 3, with the first
at NAS Norfolk for two
1940 after winning his Navy carrier USS Coral Sea which has NAS Jax has been chosen as ginning at 1700 and the second
years and served in the
; officeof
the Navy wings at Pensacola. One of his been operating in the Pacific. the host field for the state game. a minor league play be-
Inspector General
first assignments'was Born in Forest Glen Md. and tournament 2-4.
that of August a major league game at 1930.
during 1953-54. Prior to his
arrival flight instructor at NAS Jax in educated in the public schoolsof All persons.affiliated with the
in Jax
Captain Haley was 1941-42.. Roanoke Va. Ernst entered AFB Site
Component Development Officer Little League, work on a purely Donaldson
During World War II Comdr. the service as an enlisted mann voluntary basis. Parents give
in the Bureau of Aeronautics. He Of Softball TourneyThe
White served with Air Anti- February 1931. He was com- their time and energies to administering -
will be
succeeded by Capt. Rob- Jax Navy Softball Teamis
submarine Squadron 59 and as missioned a chief machinist in the league supple-
ert H. Fagan, presently attachedto scheduled to to DonaldsonAir
executive officer and skipper of 1943 and rose to the rank of go
the Bureau of Weapons, who Patrol Bombing Squadron 130. lieutenant commander by 1954. Force Base, Greenville, S.C.,

will report here sometime in After duty with various squadrons During 1950-52 he was personnel For the military softball tournament

July. he became commanding officer and administrative officerat Daytona Outing to be played July 6 through

The Naval Air Station will be in October 1951 of Fleet the Overhaul and Repair Department July 9.The .

getting a new executive officer Aircraft Service Squadron 104; at NAS Jacksonville. Being Planned For varsity team, the Jax

with the retirement after 20 yearsof commanding officer of Utility ALSO SELECTING Jax as Navy Fliers Baseball Team is

has Comdr. Robert M. Nelson, who Squadron Four; operations officer their place of retirement are July 4th HolidayHow going to Hunter Air Force Base,

October held that position since at NAS Atlantic City; operations Chief Boatswain's Mate John C. would you like a sure Savannah, Ga.,' for games to beheld
1959. officer of the USS Antie- Lane and Chief Aviation Electrician
way to the races and other
on June 30 and July 1 and
Prior to assuming his present tam; and executive officer of William Bond. Both are holiday activities at Daytona 2.

job, Comdr. Nelson was OfficerIn Naval Station, Sangley Point, being sent to Jacksonville from Beach and back to celebratethe

Charge of the Radar Air Traf- Philippines until May 1960. other units for purposes of re- July 4th holiday next Comdr. Rodgers Takes

fic Control Center at the Station.He COMMISSARY Officer at NAS tiring. Lane has 22 years service Tuesday?

came to NAS Jax from Air- Jacksonville since September while Bond has 20. Special Services is workingon Over As VP-16 Exec

borne Early Warning Squadron 1958, Lcdr. Alfonso E. Rasimas Lane, born in Bluefield, W.Va., just such a trip that may Comdr. Charles E. Rodgers reported -

i Two at Patuxent River, Md., leaves the service after 26 years. but who calls Florida his home be possible for a very nominalfee to Patrol Squadron 16

where he was executive officer. Rasimas.entered the service asan state was last assigned to Ordnance should a sufficient num- this week for duty as executive

Previously he served as execu- enlisted man in 1935. Connected Disposal and Nuclear ber of persons desire to take officer, filling the billet left open

tive officer of VR-25 in London.A with supply activities and Weapons at Naval Station Mid- advantage of it. when Comdr. Robert G. Bagby

GRADUATE of Yale, Comdr. commissary stores throughout his way Island. He entered the service The bus would leave NAS was elevated to squadron commanding -

Nelson also attended Penn State career, he came to Jax from dutyas in November 1939. Jax about 0800 and return at officer.

and North Carolina State. A na- logistics officer on staff of Last assignment for Bond before approximately 1930 that day. The new exec completed the

tive of Chambersburg, Pa., he Commander Carrier Division being sent here for separation To put your name on the Antisubmarine Warfare Replacement -

entered the service in November i Five. He has many ribbons and was with Attack Squadron list and be assured of a seat, Pilot Syllabus last week

1939, was commissioned in 1940 medals, including the Asiatic 85 at NAS Oceana, Va. He was or to secure further informa- and immediately prior to that

and won his Navy wings in Oc- Pacific Medal with nine stars. chief in charge of the electric tion, call Special Services at attended the FaetuLant ASW

tober 1940.Comdr. Rasimas is a native of Mahoney, shop there. He is a native of ext. 593. Schools. His last permanent duty

Walter S. Schub, from Pa Boston, Mass: station was NAS Norfolk, Va.

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